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All our borders sare safe: 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 4:03 pm
US visa rules: Indian students concerned about deportation, dropping out semester

India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla raised the issue with US during an online meeting

12 Jul 2020 3:36 pm
Rajasthan Congress MLAs pledge their support for Ashok Gehlot

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

12 Jul 2020 3:13 pm
COVID-19 test results of Aishwarya, Aaradhya Bachchan out

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 2:50 pm
Petrol rates unchanged, diesel nears Rs 81 after 16 paise hike

There was no change in petrol price for almost two weeks, and it continues to be priced at Rs 80.43 per litre

12 Jul 2020 2:40 pm
Varavara Rao family demands better medical aid for ailing poet

The family also said the Taloja jail is not equipped to handle his medical condition

12 Jul 2020 2:36 pm
A day after Big B, Abhishek test COVID+, BMC sanitises Bachchan residence and office

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

12 Jul 2020 2:09 pm
Anupam Kher's mother, brother, two other family members test COVID-19 positive

The 65-year-old actor said while his mother is admitted to Kokilaben Hospital, his brother's family is quarantining at their home

12 Jul 2020 2:07 pm
Over 200,000 vote in Hong Kong's unofficial pro-democracy poll

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 2:06 pm
India at good position in coronavirus 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 1:14 pm
Bollywood actress Rekha's guard tests positive for virus, bungalow sealed

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

12 Jul 2020 11:37 am
Separatist Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai, Jamaat members detained in Kashmir

The police action comes days after veteran separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani announced his complete disassociation from politics

12 Jul 2020 10:55 am
India's virus tally crosses 8 lakhs in just four days after crossing seven 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 10:33 am
Maharashtra ATS arrests two aides of Vikas Dubey from 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 9:27 am
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi undergoes COVID-19 test

Owaisi appealed to the people not to hesitate but get tested

12 Jul 2020 9:11 am
Disengagement at Ladakh border is 'work in progress', says S Jaishankar

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

12 Jul 2020 8:55 am
Discharged patient tests COVID +ve a second time

Expert allays fears over reinfection; ICMR has laid out guidelines for discharge

12 Jul 2020 8:45 am
Jammu and Kashmir likely to go for another round of lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise

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 enters 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 12:20 am
BREAKING: Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19, shifted to 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 11:24 pm
Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair arrested in Bengaluru by NIA

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

11 Jul 2020 10:18 pm
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa likely to announce seven-day lockdown from Tuesday

Video of Karnataka chief minister spilling the beans goes viral

11 Jul 2020 9:11 pm
Bengaluru authorities, resident associations join hands to quarantine COVID patients

one of the major challenges in running a COVID-19 designated hospital is managing the medical waste.

11 Jul 2020 9:01 pm
Telangana takes down COVID-19 data site

The website run by the health department was showing higher caseload numbers

11 Jul 2020 7:49 pm
DGCI approves Itolizumab drug for restricted emergency use on COVID patients

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

11 Jul 2020 6:45 pm
Ashok Gehlot: BJP trying to destabilise Rajasthan government; police to probe charge

BJP state president Satish Poonia said, The BJP has nothing to do with all these allegations.

11 Jul 2020 5:10 pm
Telangana government to form teams to check black marketing of oxygen cylinders

Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a meeting with officials, including the police, on Friday on supply of oxygen to hospitals.

11 Jul 2020 4:11 pm
Disrespectful disposal of Covid-19 bodies triggers outrage in Andhra Pradesh

This is the third such incident reported in AP in the past month

11 Jul 2020 4:00 pm
Telangana opposition says KCR has created a Babri-like situation in Secretariat

BJP demands a new temple at the very spot where the old one stood

11 Jul 2020 3:21 pm
Kolkata's iconic Eden Gardens to turn into quarantine centre for city police

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

11 Jul 2020 3:06 pm
COVID-19 cases cross 8 lakh mark but Centre continues to harp on rising recovery rate

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

11 Jul 2020 2:38 pm
KCR 'sorry' about mosque, temple damage in Secretariat; promises grand replacements

Telangana chief minister says bigger shrines will be built within the new Secretariat complex

11 Jul 2020 12:47 pm
Myanmar farms tigers, pangolins to cater to China's wild meat demand

Myanmar is already a hub for the illegal trafficking of wildlife, a trade driven by demand from neighbouring China

11 Jul 2020 12:34 pm
Disha probe panel member finds Vikas Dubey encounter 'very strange'

D R Karthikeyan is investigating a similar killing by the Telangana police

11 Jul 2020 12:01 pm
Kerala gold smuggling: 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 11:59 am
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews 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 10:55 am
India should avoid 'strategic miscalculations', be China's partner: Chinese envoy

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

11 Jul 2020 10:15 am
Officials from India and China 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 9:42 am
COVID-19 has hit dozens of Latin leaders, including presidents

A review of official statements from public officials across Latin America found at least 42 confirmed cases of new coronavirus in leaders

11 Jul 2020 9:13 am
Demolition of shrines within Telangana's Secretariat draws ire of religious parties

A report published in an Urdu daily about the demolitions triggered furious reactions from a cross-section of people

10 Jul 2020 6:55 pm
Ex-servicemen 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 5:57 pm
Two arrested for asking about Telangana chief minister's whereabouts

They stood at the exit gate of Pragathi Bhavan holding a placard Where is KCR? He is my CM. It is my right to know

10 Jul 2020 5:36 pm
Malayalis won't give up Gulf dreams despite job loss, financial crisis

A total of 65.54 per cent of the expatriates do not have a job or other means of living in their native place

10 Jul 2020 5:29 pm
COVID-19 enters Karnataka CMO; Driver, chef test positive

The Karnataka CM had arranged a send off party for 16 members of the Legislative Council, who retired in the month of June

10 Jul 2020 5:00 pm
Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, 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 4:21 pm
Halt demolition of secretariat buildings till July 13: Telangana HC tells govt

Petitioners alleged that the demolition of the existing is an 'arbitary action' of the state government in a pandemic situation

10 Jul 2020 4:07 pm
Boeing completes helicopter deliveries to Indian Air Force

Earlier this year, India and the US signed a contract for the acquisition of six Apaches for Indian Army during Trump's visit to New Delhi

10 Jul 2020 2:59 pm
Doval-Wang Yi may resume talks over Ladakh border dispute

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 2:40 pm
Cancel exams, promote students: Rahul Gandhi on university exams

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

10 Jul 2020 2:00 pm
Hours before Vikas Dubey's encounter, plea sought to protect his life from UP 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 1:48 pm