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Indian Army admits troops killed three young orchard workers in July

Army inquiry finds that its personnel exceeded the provisions of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)

18 Sep 2020 7:21 pm
Harsimrat is SAD but speaks tenderly about NDA

Post-resignation remarks by Akali Dal minister hint at room for appeasement

18 Sep 2020 6:29 pm
US bans use of WeChat, TikTok from Sunday

The order would combat China's malicious collection of American citizens' personal data, said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

18 Sep 2020 6:27 pm
India, get ready for 53 days of IPL frenzy from Saturday

Warner or Chris Gayle's towering sixes welcomed by artificial crowd cheer will be the new normal...

18 Sep 2020 4:59 pm
Google removes Paytm app from Play Store for allowing cricket betting ahead of IPL

The app was blocked for violation of Play policy -- a clarification of our policy was released earlier today ahead of the IPL, Google said

18 Sep 2020 4:44 pm
Thousands test positive for bacterial disease after China lab leak

Brucellosis, a disease often caused by contact with infected animals or animal products, can bring about fevers, joint pain and headaches

18 Sep 2020 3:23 pm
US court turns down challenge to Trump's H-1B visa ban

The lawsuit was filed by 169 Indian nationals who are residing in the US in lawful nonimmigrant status under temporary labour petitions

18 Sep 2020 2:06 pm
Sasikala's return inconsequential: AIADMK

Jayakumar said no party would leave the alliance and there were only chances of more parties joining in

18 Sep 2020 2:03 pm
Virat Kohli to David Warner: Five explosive players to watch out in IPL 2020

The Indian Premier League starts on Saturday, five months late and shifted to the United Arab Emirates because of the coronavirus pandemic

18 Sep 2020 1:53 pm
Mugger crocodile appears on banks of Musi river, puts forest officials in a spot

As news of a crocodile being seen spread, crowds gathered on the roadside to catch a glimpse of it.

18 Sep 2020 1:09 pm
So you thought corona was good for insurance companies?

It's great that everyone's taking health insurance but for insurance companies the claims are mounting

18 Sep 2020 1:02 pm
1-minute rule sees many aspirants miss Eamcet

Because of restrictions owing to Covid-19 pandemic, many students arrived late at their examination centres

18 Sep 2020 12:47 pm
Popular Malayalam TV actor Sabari Nath passes away

The actor suddenly collapsed while playing badminton

18 Sep 2020 12:41 pm
Centre tells Supreme Court: TV channels are nice, go after digital media

Centre says setting up a committee to lay down guidelines for the regulation of content on TV channels neither warranted nor permissible

18 Sep 2020 12:31 pm
YSRC to use Parliament's immunity to attack courts

Party MPs also staged a dharna in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue on Parliament premises, demanding a CBI probe into the Amaravati scam

18 Sep 2020 12:28 pm
Dubai suspends Air India flights for bringing COVID-positive passengers

UAE requires Indian travellers to bring original COVID-negative certificate from RT-PCR test done 96 hours prior to the journey

18 Sep 2020 12:19 pm
COVID-19 patient sexually abused by ambulance driver in Kerala attempts suicide

The hospital staff rescued her by breaking open the doors of the bathroom in the isolation ward where she tried to hang herself

18 Sep 2020 12:12 pm
Civil aviation revenues down 85%, 18,000 jobs lost

Pickup in domestic air travel since July has been very slack

18 Sep 2020 11:24 am
Former model alleges Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in 1997

Amy Dorris told Britain's The Guardian that Trump sexually assaulted her in his VIP suite at the US Open tennis tournament in New York

18 Sep 2020 11:21 am
Every third professional has lost his job since corona

That is some 6.6 million jobs down the drain, according to CMIE survey findings

18 Sep 2020 10:54 am
China begins military drills amid US envoy's second high-level visit to Taiwan

Concerned over the ever-closer relationship between Taipei and Washington, China has stepped up military exercises near the island

18 Sep 2020 10:50 am
Telangana revises land regularisation rates

Chief secretary says there were a number of requests for lowering the the regularisation charges

18 Sep 2020 10:33 am
Amid farmer protests, Lok Sabha passes two contentious farm Bills

The three bills will now be tabled in Rajya Sabha and become laws after the Upper House also passes them

18 Sep 2020 2:32 am
Army chief General Naravane takes stock of security situation in Kashmir Valley

In the evening, Gen. Naravane who is on a two-day visit of the Valley met J-K Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, at the Raj Bhavan

17 Sep 2020 11:32 pm
Virat Kohli has just coined a new word. And we need it to cope with Covid

Wisdom from the Skip: No point being sad and grumpy about the situation

17 Sep 2020 11:27 pm
In Karnataka, winter is coming with a second wave of corona

With the government all but giving up, exhausted doctors report a change in symptoms

17 Sep 2020 10:21 pm
Didn't incur any expenditure on 'Howdy Modi' event at Houston last year: Centre

Specifically asked whether the government incurred any financial expenses for the event or funded its organisers, Muraleedharan said no.

17 Sep 2020 10:18 pm
Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from Union Cabinet as Akali Dal opposes farm Bills

The farm bills have evoked strong reactions from farmers of Haryana and Punjab -- the bread baskets of India.

17 Sep 2020 8:26 pm
India reiterates skirmishes caused by China's provocative military manoeuvres at LAC

Indian armed forces have also made appropriate counter deployments in these areas to ensure that national security interests are protected

17 Sep 2020 7:02 pm
India finds place in Trump's list of top drug transit and drug producing nations

Trump also named Bolivia and the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela in the list

17 Sep 2020 6:44 pm
Virat Kohli retains top spot ICC ODI rankings; England's Bairstow breaks into Top 10

His deputy Rohit Sharma (855 points) has been ranked second.

17 Sep 2020 4:39 pm
US on the lookout for 5 Chinese superhackers who attacked Indian government websites

In the attacks, the conspirators installed 'Cobalt Strike' malware on Indian government-protected computers, the indictment said

17 Sep 2020 4:28 pm
How Assam's centenarian won battle against COVID

Handique, Assam's oldest COVID-19 patient, was discharged from the Mahendra Mohan Chowdhury Hospital (MMCH) in Guwahati on Wednesday

17 Sep 2020 3:45 pm
Sandalwood drugs case: Sanjjanaa follows Ragini to Parappana Agrahara

The Ist ACCM court directed the CCB to produce Sanjjanaa Galrani before the NDPS court on Friday, when her judicial custody ends

17 Sep 2020 3:32 pm
Delhi HC wants Centre's response on Rakul Preet's plea on Rhea Chakraborty case

The court also asked the authorities to treat her plea as a representation and take a decision before the hearing on October 15.

17 Sep 2020 3:23 pm
India ranks 116 in World Bank's pre-pandemic human capital index

The Index update includes health and education data for 174 countries covering 98 per cent of the world's population up to March 2020

17 Sep 2020 2:45 pm
India formally raises issue of alleged snooping by Chinese company with China

China has said that Zhenhua is a private company and stated its position publicly, sources said.

17 Sep 2020 1:22 pm
Owaisi demands Rs 10, 000 crores for development of Old City in Hyderabad

Owaisi said no one was looking at the agony of the 400 year old city of Hyderabad as it was deprived of development on all fronts

17 Sep 2020 12:47 pm
Telangana legislature session abruptly adjourned due to Covid fears

Presiding officers say decision taken in view of fears among members, staff and security personnel

17 Sep 2020 12:43 pm
Gold smuggling case: NIA questions Kerala higher education minister KT Jaleel

Jaleel reached the NIA office in a private vehicle by 6 AM to evade media reporters

17 Sep 2020 12:37 pm
SII to restart COVID vaccine trials as India tally breaches 50L mark

The trials of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate were halted world over after one volunteer in UK developed 'unexplained illness'

17 Sep 2020 12:32 pm
Not one but three firing incidents took place along Line of Actual Control at Ladakh

Sources said Chinese army has still not confirmed a date for Corps Commander-level talks.

17 Sep 2020 12:07 pm
Vaccine nationalism: Rich countries have already bought up over 51% of vaccine stocks

The remaining 2.6 bn have been bought by or promised to developing countries like India, Bangladesh, China, Brazil, Indonesia and Mexico

17 Sep 2020 11:28 am
Jammu and Kashmir: Sopore erupts after alleged extrajudicial murder of youth

Several J-K political parties and leaders have condemned the alleged extrajudicial murder of the Sopore youth

17 Sep 2020 10:50 am
Russia to supply 100 million doses of virus vaccine to Hyderabad-based drug company

Dr Reddy's, one of India's top pharmaceutical companies, will carry out Phase III clinical trials of Sputnik V in India, RDIF said

17 Sep 2020 10:14 am
Indian Army says it is ready to fight full-fledged war with China even in winters

The spokesperson said it is important to understand that the Army has the experience of Siachen, the highest battleground in the world

16 Sep 2020 11:34 pm
In Rajya Sabha, Opposition blames Centre for failing to act against COVID-19 on time

Members of the Upper House were participating in a discussion on 'COVID-19 pandemic and steps taken by the Government of India'.

16 Sep 2020 9:44 pm
Tamil Nadu to continue two-language policy only, says CM Palanisamy

He also pointed out that a book on herbs distributed to the members today contained Hindi apart from Tamil and English.

16 Sep 2020 8:58 pm
Tata Projects wins new Parliament project, L&T loses out

Rs 861 crore project will be completed in 21 months

16 Sep 2020 7:58 pm
Arre, teach the teacher first: 84% of school teachers struggle with e-learning tech

OXFAM India report paints grim picture of India's tryst with e-learning amid pandemic

16 Sep 2020 6:47 pm