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No one can threaten Narendra Modi govt: Ravi Shankar Prasad on Chinas military build-up

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that no one can threaten Narendra Modi government while referring to reports about Chinese President Xi Jinping asking the countrys armed forces to be prepared for war.

27 May 2020 1:58 pm
IAF inducts Tejas into 18 Squadron, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies fighter

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday (May 27, 2020) operationalised its no.18 Squadron, the Flying Bullets, at at Sulur airbase in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, equipping it with the fourth generation Mk1 LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Tejas.Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauriaflew the single-seater Light Combat Aircraft Tejas fighter with 45 Squadron.

27 May 2020 1:58 pm
Attention students, tweets HRD Minister, to make major announcement for students this evening

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Wednesday said that a major announcement will be made this evening regarding the students who are currently not in the same district as their board examination centre.

27 May 2020 1:58 pm
Rajasthan`s Churu sizzles at 50 degrees Celsius, tops list of 15 hottest cities in world

With heatwave conditions intensifying in the country, Rajasthan's Churu recorded the countrys highest temperature of 50 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Churu, which is also known as the gateway to the Thar desert, was also the hottest place on earth in the past 24 hours at 50Celsius.

27 May 2020 11:58 am
LCA Tejas to join IAF 18 Squadron today at Tamil Nadu`s Sulur airbase

The No 18 Squadron, formed in 1965 with the motto Teevra aur Nirbhaya meaning Swift and Fearless, was earlier flying MiG 27 aircraft.

27 May 2020 11:58 am
6387 new coronavirus cases and 170 deaths in past 24 hours: Indias COVID-19 tally reaches 1,51,767

With 6387 new coronavirus cases and 170 deaths in the past 24 hours, Indias COVID-19 tally reached 1,51,767 on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs.

27 May 2020 11:58 am
Bihar Board class 10th Result 2020: `Toppers factory` Simultala School fails to score a hat-trick

Bihar School Examination Committee (BSEB) declared the class 10th 2020 result on Tuesday in which a total of 80.59 percent students passed the examination. Education Minister Krishnanandan Verma announced the result at 12.30 pm.

27 May 2020 9:58 am
China gets aggressive against India on LAC to deflect global pressure

China does not seem to be in the mood to de-escalate tensions, as Sino-Indian troops have held several rounds of talks since the border skirmish took place on May 5.

27 May 2020 1:58 am
Bring poor workers to stations in time to catch Shramik Specials: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal urges Maharashtra

The Railway Minister urged the Maharashtra government to help his ministry to facilitate poor workers to reach their homes.

26 May 2020 9:58 pm
India-China standoff in Ladakh: Situation sensitive but not dangerous, say sources

The development comes even as a number of the high-level meeting took place in Delhi on the Chinese build up on its side of the LAC.

26 May 2020 9:58 pm
COVID-19 lockdown anxieties take toll on sleep cycles of people: Medical experts

As India navigates the ninth week of the nationwide lockdown that pushed millions of people into the confines of their homes, distress and anxiety are on the rise, manifesting primarily in the form of sleep disorders.

26 May 2020 9:58 pm
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds meeting with CDS General Rawat, three Services Chiefs on India, China face-off

The Defence Minister was briefed by Army Chief General MM Naravane about the situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), two days ago after visiting Leh to take stock of the matter.

26 May 2020 7:58 pm
Airlines flew 58,318 passengers to their destination on first day of flights after lockdown

The domestic passenger flights resumed operations on Monday (May 25) after it was halted for almost two months due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

26 May 2020 5:59 pm
No COVID-19 lockdown norms flouted, tested negative for coronavirus, says Union Minister Sadanand Gowda

Union Minister Sadanand Gowda said that an attempt was made to make his official visit to Bengaluru a controversial one despite his being a Union Minister handling Pharmaceutical Dept, an essential wing fighting COVID19,

26 May 2020 5:59 pm
Indian Army cautions against fake Emblem, Insignia used on social media to spread propaganda

The Additional Directorate General of Public Interface (ADGPI), India Army, through its official Twitter handle issued a clarification to caution people against fake propaganda.

26 May 2020 5:59 pm
Centre holds meeting with top officials of 5 states witnessing surge in COVID-19 cases

The spurt in coronavirus cases in these 5 states is seen as the lockdown rules were eased and inter-state migration has been allowed for the last three weeks.

26 May 2020 5:59 pm
West Bengal issues guidelines for air travel as domestic flights resume services from May 28

All passengers are required to submit filled-up self-declaration form at the time of arrival, said theadvisory issued by the government.

26 May 2020 5:59 pm
Major Suman Gawani: All about the Indian Army officer awarded 2019 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award

Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer and a Military Observer formerly deployed with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), will receive the 2019 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award along with Brazilian Navy officer Commander Monteiro de Castro Araujo. Major Suman Gawani is also the first Indian peacekeeper to win the prestigious award.

26 May 2020 5:59 pm
Nitin Gadkari lauds BRO for `extraordinary feat` in Chardham project

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday (May 26,2020) lauded the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for constructing a 440-metre long tunnel below the busy Chamba town on Rishikesh-Dharasu road Highway(NH 94) and congratulated the team for the effort.

26 May 2020 1:58 pm
FIR against Congress leader Alka Lamba for indecent remarks against PM Modi, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

In a major trouble for Congress leader Alka Lamba, an FIR was registered against her at Lucknow's Hazratganj police station for her incedent remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

26 May 2020 11:58 am
Coalition government stable, says Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut after CM Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar meet

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met NCP chief Sharad Pawar amid reports of a rift between the state's ruling coalition over the handling of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday (May 26) said that there was o need to worry about the stability of the government.

26 May 2020 11:58 am
Vande Bharat Mission: 833 stranded Indians brought home in four flights on May 25

Over 800 Indian citizensstrandedabroad were repatriated on fourflightsfrom Doha, San Francisco, Melbourne and Sydney on Monday under theVande Bharat Mission, saidCivil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

26 May 2020 9:58 am
Indian Army Major Suman Gawani, Brazilian Navy officer share UN military gender award for women peacekeepers

This is for the first time that the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award is being shared by two women.Major Suman Gawani and Brazilian Naval Officer Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo will receive the award during an online ceremony presided over by United Nations Secretary-General Guterres on May 29, the International Day of UN Peacekeepers.

26 May 2020 9:58 am
Relief from scorching heat coming, IMD predicts dust, thunderstorm on May 29-30

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted on Monday (May 25) that dust and thunderstorms are likely over different parts of north India on May 29-30, bringing relief from the scorching temperature.

26 May 2020 7:58 am
Japan`s twin experiments reveal how coronavirus pathogen spread so quickly

The analysis was done by Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary in DNA, the world's most-watched news show.

26 May 2020 1:58 am
Union Minister Sadananda Gowda skips quarantine after landing in Bengaluru, kicks up row

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sadananda Gowda got embroiled in a controversy on Monday (May 25, 2020) after he landed in Bengaluru from Delhi forskipping the mandatory quarantine regulations which was in force in Karnataka.

25 May 2020 11:58 pm
Modi 2.0 first anniversary: BJP to hold 750 virtual rallies, conferences; distribute masks, sanitizers

A statement issued by BJP said the party will showcase the work done by Modi government.

25 May 2020 11:58 pm
Andhra Pradesh suspends Lord Venkateswara temple property auction by TTD

Amid strict opposition by several leaders and devotees alike on the proposed auction of 50 immovable 'unviable' properties of Lord Venkateswara, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to suspend the activity.

25 May 2020 11:58 pm
Domestic air travel resumes in India after 2 months, 630 flights cancelled

Consequently, many passengers reached the airports on Monday only to be told by the airline staff that their flights have been cancelled. Many people took to social media to vent their anger.

25 May 2020 9:58 pm
Delhi`s power demand clocks season`s highest on May 24 due to heat wave; relief likely after May 30

Comparing the peak power demand of April 2020 with that of May 2020, Delhis peak power demand increased by over 56%.

25 May 2020 9:58 pm
After 28 years, Jaipur suffers major locust attack; 2,500 hectares of land ruined

After destroying crops in Rajasthan's Pakistan bordering areas, a large swarm of locusts has now reached the capital city of Jaipur. On Monday morning, several areas of Jaipur district including Vidyadhar Nagar, Murlipura were under locust attack.

25 May 2020 9:58 pm
China`s high altitude unmanned helicopter drone for Tibet makes maiden test flight: Report

The AR500C unmanned helicopter, which has the ability to relay communication from a high altitude, could help safeguard China's southwestern borders with India in Tibet, the state-run Global Times reported.

25 May 2020 9:58 pm
Confident that Kalapani issue with India will be resolved through talks: Nepal Foreign Minister

The ties between the two countries came under strain after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a 80-KM-long strategically crucial road connecting the Lipulekh pass with Dharchula in Uttarakhand on May 8.

25 May 2020 9:58 pm
Warangal police arrest man for killing 10 people using powdered sleeping pills

The Warangal district police in Telangana on Monday afternoon arrested a 26-year-old man acccused of killing 10 people. Originally from Bihar, Sanjay Kumar Yadav, was in a live in relationship which went sour and he allegedly killed the woman. Yadav then killed nine others to cover up his crime.

25 May 2020 9:58 pm
Ghaziabad to reseal Delhi border from May 26 amid spike in coronavirus COVID-19 cases

Worried over the rising number of coronvirus COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Ghaziabad has decided to reseal its border with Delhi effective Tuesday (May 26, 2020). The decision was taken by the district magistrate on Monday.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
Centre reviews progress of relief, restoration work in cyclone Amphan-hit West Bengal

A sum of Rs 1,000 Crores has already been released to the state government after the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made an aerial survey and reviewed the relief efforts with the West Bengal government.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
Ex-Maharashtra CM Narayan Rane meets governor, demands President`s rule in state

Maharashtra former Chief Minister and BJP MP Narayan Rane met state Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on Monday (May 25, 2020) demanding imposition of President's rule in the state.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
2.35 lakh Indian Army, police personnel deployed in West Bengal, 80% restoration work completed

In the wake of the devastation left by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal which left around 80 people dead, the state is working hard to restore its essential services at the earliest. The state has deployed as many as 2.35 lakh police personnel and state officials for their services.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
Plea in Delhi High Court seeks equal ration benefits for all Delhiites

The petition also sought directions that the materials should be made available at PDS shops in a sufficient amount.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
Visakhapatnam gas leak case: Andhra High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers plant

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered the seizure of the premises of LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, where there was a gas leakage, and also barred entry into the plant by all except the committees appointed by the state government.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
No bookings for middle seat after June 6, Supreme Court tells Air India, asks Bombay HC to take final call

The court said that after June 6, Air India will operate its non-scheduled flights in accordance with the interim order to be passed by the Bombay High Court.

25 May 2020 7:58 pm
Pakistan using its ties in Turkey, Qatar to provide funds to Zakir Naik: Sources

Sources close to developments have revealed that despite New Delhis persistent efforts, Malaysia is reluctant to hand over Naik to New India.

25 May 2020 3:58 pm
Health Ministry vows to ensure quality of PPEs, says over 3 lakh kits being manufactured everyday

The statement comes in the wake of some new reports expressing concern about the quality of personal protective equipment (PPE) coveralls.

25 May 2020 3:58 pm
Large number of flights cancelled nationwide on first day as services resume after 2 months

The first flight took off from Delhi for Pune at 4.45 am while the first flight departed from Mumbai to Patna at 6.45 am.

25 May 2020 3:58 pm
Ceasefire in Afghanistan on Eid-ul-Fitr: India hopes `it will be extended further`

The Taliban and President Ghani had announced a three-day ceasefire ahead of Eid on Saturday.

25 May 2020 3:58 pm
Passports of Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad`s 5 close associates seized; charge sheet to be filed against 916 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members

If the sources in the Crime Branch are to be believed, these five persons are very close to Maulana Saad, who reportedly included them in his key decisions related to Markaz.

25 May 2020 3:58 pm
Heatwave to intensify in North India; temperature to cross 45 degrees in Delhi

The Northern part of India will continue to feel the scorching sun till May 29 as the temperature is likely to be above 45 degrees Celsius for the next few days, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

25 May 2020 11:58 am
Rash Behari Bose 134th birth anniversary today: A brief history of his life and time

Rash Behari Bose played a key role in the attempted assassination on the British Viceroy, Lord Hardinge.

25 May 2020 11:58 am
With 6977 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, India records highest 1-day spike for 4th consecutive day

India on Monday (May 25, 2020) reported another highest single-day spike for the fourth consecutive day with 6,977 new cases of the coronavirus disease reported in the last 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 1.31 lakh.

25 May 2020 11:58 am
Bihar Board Class 10th Result 2020 at and; BSEB to ensure error-free result

Amid over two-month-long COVID-19 lockdown, the BSEB has taken every precaution to announce the results after requisite verification of topper students.

25 May 2020 11:58 am