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All the country's land is with us: ITBP and BSF DG on Ladakh standoff

The BSF with about 2.5 lakh personnel is primarily tasked to guard Indian fronts with Pakistan and Bangladesh

12 Jul 2020 4:07 pm
16 at Maharashtra Raj Bhavan test COVID-19 positive, Governor Koshyari says not in self-isolation

The staffers at Raj Bhavan who tested positive have been quarantined in their residential premises at Raj Bhavan itself, the official said.

12 Jul 2020 4:04 pm
Rajasthan: Congress MLAs back Ashok Gehlot

The Congress has 107 members in the state 200-MLA state assembly

12 Jul 2020 3:46 pm
Aishwarya, Aaradhya Bachchan corona test results negative

The mayor's statement came a day after Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan said they had tested positive for COVID-19

12 Jul 2020 2:53 pm
BMC sanitises Amitabh Bachchan's residence, office in Mumbai

The BMC said that contract tracing is being done to trace the source and extent of infection

12 Jul 2020 2:14 pm
Hong Kongers pour in to vote in unofficial election held by pro-democracy camp

The pro-democracy elections were held despite government warnings that it may be in breach of new security law imposed by China

12 Jul 2020 2:07 pm
India in good position in COVID-19 battle: Amit Shah

The 130 crore people of the country, all the states and every individual fought this battle against COVID-19 as one nation, said Shah

12 Jul 2020 1:17 pm
Rekha's Bandra bungalow sealed after security guard tests positive for COVID-19

The BMC has put a board outside the premises declaring the place as a containment area

12 Jul 2020 11:43 am
BJP lost power in Maharashtra due to arrogance, says NCP chief

He also said that the Uddhav Thackeray-led alliance government consisting of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress is doing fine

12 Jul 2020 11:24 am
India's COVID-19 cases cross 8 lakh mark

PM Modi directed that real-time national-level monitoring and guidance be provided to all affected states with high test positivity rate

12 Jul 2020 10:59 am
BJP MP calls Uddhav Thackeray's decision on selective lockdown arbitrary

Sahasrabuddhe suggested the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to take a few measures to revive the economy.

12 Jul 2020 10:03 am
Maharashtra anti-terror squad nabs 2 associates of slain Vikas Dubey in Thane

The accused duo is wanted in several crimes and was part of a sensational murder of a UP politician in 2001.

12 Jul 2020 9:47 am
S Jaishankar calls disengagement at Ladakh border as 'work in progress'

He was speaking during a Virtual (online) interview in the context of the India Global Week conference organised in London.

12 Jul 2020 8:57 am
Jammu and Kashmir likely to go for another round of lockdown after spurt in COVID-19 cases

The official sources said that four more people died of the virus on Saturday - three in Kashmir Valley and one in Jammu region

12 Jul 2020 8:26 am
COVID-19 in Bachchan household: Amitabh and son Abhishek test positive

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope told a TV channel that Amitabh is asymptomatic but is stable and responding well to treatment.

12 Jul 2020 12:33 am
BREAKING: Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19, shifted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital

All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested, he said.

11 Jul 2020 11:31 pm
Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA arrests Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair from Bengaluru

Swapna is among the four accused booked in the smuggling of 30 kg of gold in diplomatic baggage.

11 Jul 2020 10:24 pm
DGCI okays Itolizumab drug for restricted emergency use on COVID patients

Biocon, a domestic biopharmaceutical company, has been manufacturing and marketing the drug.

11 Jul 2020 6:53 pm
BJP trying to destabilise Congress government in Rajasthan, alleges Ashok Gehlot

The BJP, however, has rejected the allegations saying whatever is going on with Congress is the result of infighting.

11 Jul 2020 5:16 pm
Kolkata: Mecca of Indian cricket, Eden Gardens, to turn into quarantine centre for police

The beds will be put in galleries around the seating and not on the pitch.

11 Jul 2020 3:16 pm
COVID-19 cases cross 8 lakh mark even as Centre paints rosy picture of rising recoveries

The number of recoveries stands at 5,15,385 while there are 2,83,407 active cases.

11 Jul 2020 2:49 pm
Coronavirus-dengue combination will be fatal for Indians. Here's why

Virologist Shahid Jameel estimated that India gets about 100,000 to 200,000 confirmed cases of dengue each year.

11 Jul 2020 1:37 pm
Kerala gold smuggling case: Court defers Swapna Suresh's anticipatory bail plea hearing

The Union government on Thursday handed over the gold smuggling case to the National Investigation Agency.

11 Jul 2020 12:24 pm
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh takes stock of Ladakh border situation with service chiefs

Sources said that status quo has been maintained at the LAC after the completion of the first phase of disengagement.

11 Jul 2020 11:16 am
True to encounter script, Vikas Dubey's wife says he deserved his fate

Father, relatives stay away from funeral, neighbours keep stony silence in gangster's village

11 Jul 2020 10:36 am
India should avoid 'strategic miscalculations', be China's partner: Chinese ambassador

The ambassador also reiterated that China will firmly safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

11 Jul 2020 10:35 am
Indian and Chinese officials review border situation through video conference

This was the 16th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC).

11 Jul 2020 9:46 am
Why reveal names of COVID-19 patients? it involves privacy: Bombay High Court

A division bench of Justices AA Sayed and MS Karnik was hearing a PIL filed by a law student and a farmer from Solapur.

11 Jul 2020 2:36 am
Vikas Dubey encounter: Mumbai lawyer moves Supreme Court, seeks CBI probe

Advocate Dube termed it to be a fake and extrajudicial killing.

11 Jul 2020 12:28 am
Pune, adjoining Pimpri-Chinchwad to be under 10-day lockdown from July 13

A senior official said that a detailed order would be issued in the next two days.

10 Jul 2020 10:38 pm
Military veterans in open letter: Revamp intelligence system to avoid another Galwan

The open letter stated that none of the signatories belonged to any political party.

10 Jul 2020 6:29 pm
Supreme Court seeks response from Centre and Kerala on cruel practices against animals

The plea has also sought issuance of guidelines for creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to tackle such incidents.

10 Jul 2020 4:37 pm
No extension to prohibitory orders against spread of false news on coronavirus: Maharashtra governement

As per the order, action can be taken against any person who spreads incorrect or fake information on social media.

10 Jul 2020 2:56 pm
Ladakh standoff: Doval-Wang Yi may hold another round of talks

Both Mr. Doval and Mr. Wang Yi are the Special Representatives of their countries for the boundary talks between the two sides

10 Jul 2020 2:47 pm
Rahul urges UGC to cancel university exams, says its 'extremely unfair to conduct exams during COVID-19'

The Congress has launched a campaign in favour of students, demanding cancellation of exams during the pandemic and urging their promotion

10 Jul 2020 2:11 pm
Hours before Vikas Dubey's encounter, plea in Supreme Court sought to protect his life from police

The plea claimed that encounter of these five co-accused by the police is shocking to the conscience of the court.

10 Jul 2020 1:51 pm
82 Bangladeshis who attended Tablighi Jamaat granted bail

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted the relief to the foreigners on furnishing a personal bond of Rs 10,000 each

10 Jul 2020 1:42 pm
CM Nitish Kumar slept in his comfy bungalow for 100 days: Tejashwi Yadav

Elections to the 243- member Bihar Assembly are due in October - November this year

10 Jul 2020 12:21 pm
ED attaches assets of Wadhwan brothers, Rana Kapoor

An ED official said that the agency has issued a provisional order, under the PMLA for attachment of properties

10 Jul 2020 12:01 pm
Six new key bridges in J&K border areas

Built at a cost of Rs 45 crores, they are around 300 to 100 metres long

10 Jul 2020 11:24 am
Record jump in COVID-19 cases takes India virus tally to 8 lakh

The number of recoveries stands at 4,95,51, while there are 2,76,685 active cases of coronavirus infection

10 Jul 2020 10:52 am
Raut interviews Pawar amidst growing tension between Sena and NCP

The interview is seen as an effort to show bonhomie between Sena and NCP after reports of rising differences in parties surfaced last week

10 Jul 2020 10:49 am
India exploring options in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

A Pakistani military court had on April 10, 2017, sentenced Mr.Jadhav to death on charges ofespionage and sabotage.

10 Jul 2020 10:37 am
Nepal stops transmission of all Indian news channels except Doordarshan

The development comes after some Indian channels aired reports critical of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his government

10 Jul 2020 10:18 am
Chinese, Indian troops retreat from eastern Ladakh flashpoints

Sources said the Chinese troops moved back from Finger 4 to Finger 5 in Pangong Tso Thursday evening.

10 Jul 2020 10:10 am
Virus Politics: Americans divided as US hits new COVID-19 record every day

US reported another single-day virus record on Thursday as well with more than 60,500 COVID-19 cases

10 Jul 2020 9:53 am
Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in police encounter in Kanpur hours after his arrest

ADG Kanpur range, J N Singh said, Dubey was injured in the encounter and he was declared dead in the hospital.

10 Jul 2020 9:10 am