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Telangana baby with rare genetic disease gets new lease of life; Novartis donates Rs 16 crore drug

A 23-month-old baby with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1, received a new lease of life with Swiss drugmaker Novartis coming forward to donate gene therapy costing Rs 16 crore.

7 Aug 2022 11:47 pm
Telangana Guv visits IIIT Basar to assess ground reality; interacts with students [details]

Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday visited Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) at Basar town in Nirmal district, and interacted with the students to get first-hand information about the problems being faced by them.

7 Aug 2022 11:38 pm
SpiceJet passengers walk on Delhi Airport tarmac; DGCA launches probe [details]

SpiceJet's Hyderabad-Delhi flight passengers had to walk on the Delhi airport's tarmac as the bus meant to carry them got delayed for nearly 45 minutes.

7 Aug 2022 11:33 pm
Questions raised on failure of ISRO's new rocket amid plans of next SSLV launch [details]

The placing of two satellites in a wrong orbit, resulting in their total loss, by the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) brand new rocket Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) on Sunday has raised several questions.

7 Aug 2022 11:26 pm
In a first, US Navy ship arrives in India to undergo repairs; a boost for Aatmanirbharta in Defence

US Navy Ship (USNS) Charles Drew arrived at L&T's Shipyard at Kattupalli, Chennai on Sunday for undertaking repairs and allied services, adding a new dimension to the India-US strategic partnership, officials said.

7 Aug 2022 11:21 pm
Har Ghar Tiranga campaign becomes a mass movement in J&K; sets enthusiastic atmosphere [details]

From Kathua to Kupwara, J&K residents are enthusiastic about the campaign.

7 Aug 2022 11:15 pm
IIT Basar shocker: Workers caught taking bath in kitchen; students demand action [details]

The students are already agitated over frequent incidents of food poisoning. The latest incident has added to their concern.

7 Aug 2022 7:19 pm
Mob attacks police party during search operation in J&K village; cops severely injured [details]

Cops were searching the Maggar Khad area of Kathua district ahead of Independence Day after getting information about the movement of some suspects.

7 Aug 2022 7:08 pm
Muharram processions held peacefully in Kashmir amid restrictions [details]

After directions of the High Court, the Srinagar administration imposes certain restrictions to ensure the safety and security of devotees and citizens.

7 Aug 2022 6:34 pm
I Always Look Up to What She is Doing: Naga Chaitanya on ex-wife Samantha

Telugu actor Naga Chaitanya has spoken about his ex-wife Samantha, with whom he announced divorce, last year.

7 Aug 2022 6:33 pm
J&K farmers switch to castor crops; overcome monkey menace with govt's help [details]

Thousands of hectares of crops are usually affected every year in the Kandi belts of Jammu province due to monkeys. Some villagers abandon their homes and hearths in the Udhampur district due to the monkey menace.

7 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
Can Monkeypox spread through sex; see what experts have to say [read now]

The reasoning behind this is that the virus can transmit by any type of prolonged and substantial physical contact with a person who has the infection.

7 Aug 2022 2:44 pm
India's smart home security camera market grows 116%; Xiaomi leads [details]

Xiaomi's shipments doubled in Q2 due to an increase in demand for home security cameras and better brand outreach through promotional events.

7 Aug 2022 2:02 pm
Is 5G hazardous to health; fears about risks may be overstated [here's why]

Even as India is set to become the first country to deliver indigenous 5G, experts have argued over concerns that link the 5G technology with potential health hazards.

7 Aug 2022 1:55 pm
Idgah Maidan row to resurface; K'taka civic agency says its govt property [details]

The Wakf board on Sunday said it was preparing for a legal battle after the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) declared that Idgah Maidan belonged to the Revenue Department.

7 Aug 2022 1:29 pm
Cuba crude oil tank fire: 77 injured, 17 firefighters missing [details]

A massive blaze in a crude oil tank in the port of Matanzas in Cuba caused several explosions that have left at least 77 people injured, local authorities said, adding that 17 firefighters were reportedly missing.

7 Aug 2022 1:20 pm
Rocket alert in Jerusalem, with residents reporting explosions [details]

For the first time since the beginning of the Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip, there was also a rocket alarm in Jerusalem on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 1:08 pm
UP headmaster asks money for I-Day celebrations; suspended after video goes viral [details]

The action was taken against the headmaster Brajesh Kumar by Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) after the video of the incident went viral on social media on Saturday.

7 Aug 2022 1:01 pm
Battle for Bengaluru: As BJP, Cong fight it out, AAP exudes confidence [details]

BJP and the Congress want to establish their supremacy to show that they are running the show in the Silicon Valley of India. The verdict is expected soon.

7 Aug 2022 12:57 pm
On its maiden flight, India's small rocket keeps nation in suspense [details]

Hoping to celebrate in advance the country's 75th anniversary of Independence in style the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its freshly minted rocket Small Satellite Launch Vehicle - Developmental Flight (SSLV-D1).

7 Aug 2022 12:50 pm
Gujarat Police arrests MP intelligence officer for getting his wife murdered [details]

On the proprietor's information, the police reached out to Khalil Uddin and his two accomplices, Javed and Satish. It was found that they had murdered the woman.

7 Aug 2022 12:46 pm
India reports 18,738 new COVID cases, 40 deaths [details]

India's daily positivity rate has marginally risen to 5.02 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate currently also stands at 4.63 per cent.

7 Aug 2022 12:41 pm
Eknath Shinde in Delhi, may hold talks with BJP bigwigs on Maha cabinet expansion

Amid discussions about cabinet expansion in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde is in the national capital where he will attend the NITI Aayog meeting on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 12:37 pm
Japanese Encephalitis claims 63 lives in Assam so far; 347 infected [details]

Three fresh deaths were reported from Nagaon district on Saturday while fresh infections were reported from 10 districts including Cachar, Dibrugarh and Kamrup Metro.

7 Aug 2022 9:25 am
NIA arrests one accused in ISIS module case in Delhi; suo moto case registered [details]

Ahead of Independence Day the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted search operations in Delhi and arrested one accused who was allegedly involved in the activities of ISIS module case.

7 Aug 2022 8:17 am
Rockets fired from Gaza after Israeli strikes kill PIJ leader; air raid sirens sounded in many Israeli cities

Air raid sirens were sounded in several Israeli cities, but the rockets went down in open terrain or were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defence system, dpa news agency reported, citing the Israeli military.

7 Aug 2022 1:13 am
CISF jawan who shot dead colleague at Kolkata museum held

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper, who opened indiscriminate fire with his AK-47 rifle on Saturday evening, killing a colleague and critically injuring another, was neutralised and apprehended

6 Aug 2022 10:16 pm
Ramban blast case solved; two terrorists arrested by J&K Police [details]

BJP leader-turned-LeT terrorist Talib Hussain was trying to revive terrorism in the Ramban district of Jammu.

6 Aug 2022 9:50 pm
Budding players were caged without food, water for 7 hours in Srinagar stadium; vidoes go viral [details]

Faisal Ali Dar, Kashmir Valley's first Padma awardee in sports Kashmir Valley, regrets that inhuman treatment was given to budding players.

6 Aug 2022 9:40 pm
Vice Presidential poll outcome: Dhankhar wins, to become 16th Vice President of India

Opposition nominee for Vice President Margaret Alva on Saturday congratulated her contender -- NDA-backed candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar, after the latter emerged victorious in the Vice-Presidential election.

6 Aug 2022 9:12 pm
CISF trooper opens indiscriminate fire at Kolkata museum, kills colleague

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper, deployed at the Indian Museum at the busy Park Street crossing, on Saturday opened indiscriminate fire from his AK-47 rifle, killing a colleague and injuring another one critically, police said.

6 Aug 2022 8:50 pm
Monkeypox: Strict vigil at Karnataka ports, airports

The Karnataka government has intensified vigilance along the state borders to keep the monkeypox virus at bay, Health Minister Dr K. Sudhakar said here on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 7:48 pm
Alia Bhatt helps her doppelganger ag a lead role, here's how

The doppelganger, who goes by the name of Celesti Bairagey left the netizens confused with her uncanny resemblance to Bhatt

6 Aug 2022 6:22 pm
Forex: India's forex reserves rises after 4 weeks of fall

India's forex reserves rose around $2.4 billion during the week ending July 29 after falling for the four consecutive weeks. The rise was seen on back of positive inflows by the foreign investors in the Indian equity market.

6 Aug 2022 6:17 pm
Doordarshan to telecast film on Sri Aurobindo in English, Hindi on Aug 14-15

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo and the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, Doordarshan will premiere the films 'The Transformation' in English and 'Naya Janma' in Hindi on August 14 and 15, respectively. The film is about 54 minutes long.

6 Aug 2022 4:22 pm
Speeding train impact: 2 women fall off railway bridge in Kerala, 1 drowns

A woman drowned while another was rescued from the Chalakudy river where they fell from a railway bridge after a speeding train blew them off in Kerala's Ernakulam district on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 4:06 pm
In J&K officers can not skip Independence Day functions [details]

Government employees are duty-bound to participate in the Independence Day functions. Absence shall be only permissible with the prior permission of their immediate superior.

6 Aug 2022 3:03 pm
Home Technology: Amazon acquires home robot maker iRobot for $1.7 bn

Amazon on Friday announced to acquire Global consumer robot company iRobot for $1.7 billion in an all-cash deal.

6 Aug 2022 2:14 pm
Blast: Four die as LPG cylinder explodes on a boat in Ganga river in Patna

Four persons died and over 20 injured after an LPG cylinder exploded in a motorboat in the middle of Ganga river in Patna's Maner area, an official said.

6 Aug 2022 1:45 pm
Plant-based 'beef' reduces Carbon dioxide but threatens agriculture jobs

Plant-based alternatives to beef have the potential to help reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, but their growth in popularity could disrupt the agricultural workforce, threatening more than 1.5 million industry jobs, new economic models show.

6 Aug 2022 1:01 pm
McDonald's worker shot in spat over cold french fries dies

A McDonald's worker in New York's Brooklyn who was shot point-blank in a spat over cold french fries has died, police said.

6 Aug 2022 12:44 pm
Man who threatened to kill US President's medical advisor Anthony Fauci jailed for 37 months

A West Virginia man who threatened to kill Anthony Fauci for his work as chief medical advisor to the US President during the Covid-19 pandemic has been sentenced to more than three years in prison, the Justice Department said.

6 Aug 2022 12:36 pm
K'taka CM Bommai tests Covid positive, cancels Delhi trip

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19, adding that his trip to New Delhi has been cancelled.

6 Aug 2022 12:26 pm
Covid caseload: India reports 19,406 fresh Covid cases, 49 deaths

India has recorded 19,406 new Covid infections and 49 deaths in the past 24 hours, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 12:22 pm
Japan marks 77th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

Japan on Saturday marked the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima that took place in the final days of the Second World War.

6 Aug 2022 12:14 pm
Vice presidential poll: Voting underway to elect India's next VP

Polling to elect the next Vice President of India is underway on Saturday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first to cast his vote in the Parliament House.

6 Aug 2022 12:05 pm
Jamaat leader booked for committing fraud to get ads for his newspaper [details]

Booked for committing fraud, Jamaat leader was earlier arrested by J&K Police for funding terror activities by selling MBBS seats in Pakistan.

6 Aug 2022 10:58 am
Beginning of medical tourism in J&K: Ujala Cygnus Healthcare starts operations in Srinagar [details]

Equipped with all advanced medical facilities, the new state-of-the-art hospital will strengthen the government's efforts of ensuring quality healthcare services to the people of J&K: LG Manoj Sinha.

6 Aug 2022 9:36 am
What is Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill 2019; 21st century pirates are same as centuries ago [explained]

As per the statistics provided by International Maritime Organisation, 84 acts of piracy were registered worldwide between 2018 and 2019.

6 Aug 2022 8:33 am
Sub-Inspector recruitment fraud: CBI conducts raids at 30 locations in J&K, Bengaluru [details]

Ex-BSF officer is named as a key conspirator in FIR along with officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board and a Bangaluru-based company.

5 Aug 2022 11:01 pm