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PM Modi to inaugurate India Toy Fair via video conferencing today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the India Toy Fair 2021 on Saturday at 11 AM via video conferencing. Toys play a significant part in the development of a child's mind and also help improve psychomotor and cognitive skills in children. In his Mann ki Baat address in August 2020, the Prime Minister had said that toys not only augment activity but also give flight to aspirations, read the press release by Prime Minister's Office.

27 Feb 2021 8:35 am
Assam govt says COVID-19 tests at airports, railway stations will continue

The Assam government on Friday announced that its earlier order of suspending COVID-19 tests at airports and railway stations has been kept in abeyance and such clinical examinations at these places will continue. Earlier this...

27 Feb 2021 7:07 am
CSIR-IICT played key role in developing adjuvant for Covaxin, says CSIR

The process technology developed by the Council Of Scientific and Industrial ResearchIndian Institute Of Chemical Technology for the agonist molecule is playing an important role in the production of adjuvant for Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, the CSIR said on Friday. The vaccine is formulated with Algel-IMDG, which contains chemisorbed TLR7/8 agonist onto aluminum hydroxide gel to generate the requisite type of immune responses, the CSIR said in a statement.

27 Feb 2021 6:55 am
Breaking News February 27 | LIVE

Daily dose of news plays a very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are travelling or in their free time. In today's world, where people rely on news websites for everything that's happening around, IndiaTV News provides you all the breaking news, latest news, breaking story videos, Live TV and top shows of IndiaTV, countr

27 Feb 2021 6:48 am
UP: Woman gangraped, set on fire by father, son in Sitapur

A woman was allegedly gang-raped and later set on fire by a father-son duo after hitching a ride on their cart on the way home in Mishrikh area in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur, police said on Friday. Both the accused have been detained while the woman was admitted in the district hospital with critical burns.

27 Feb 2021 6:41 am
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Varanasi today

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be visiting Varanasi on Saturday to attend Sant Shiromani Shri Guru Ravidas ji Maharaj birth anniversary celebration at Seer Govardhanpur.

27 Feb 2021 12:01 am
5 Congress MLAs suspended for 'jostling' Himachal Governor

Five Congress legislators, including Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, were suspended on Friday for the entire Budget session for creating ruckus and allegedly jostling Governor Bandaru Dattatraya when he was leaving the Himachal Pradesh Assembly...

26 Feb 2021 11:53 pm
Violence in name of farmers' rights, apparently, left her unmoved: India on UN Human Rights chief oral update

Responding toUN human rights chief Michelle Bacheletstatements on ongoing farmers' protest in India,Permanent Representative of India, Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey on Fridaysaid that the Government of India has set a goal of doubling the income...

26 Feb 2021 11:46 pm
Aaj Ki Baat LIVE | Why Mamata Banerjee is unhappy with eight phase polling in Bengal

Hello and welcome to Aaj Ki Baat With Rajat Sharma, the only news show with real facts and no noise. In today's episode we will see: Why Mamata Banerjee is unhappy with eight phase polling in Bengal Smriti...

26 Feb 2021 8:52 pm
Good News! India exits recession with 0.4% GDP growth in FY21 Q3

India has officially exited the technical recession phase that was brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, as the country's Q3FY21 GDP grew by 0.4 per cent, official data showed on Friday.

26 Feb 2021 6:17 pm
Kerala Elections 2021: Voting date, result - Full Schedule

Kerala Election 2021: The Election Commission on Friday announced the poll schedule forassembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and the Union Territory Puducherry.

26 Feb 2021 5:28 pm
Puducherry Elections 2021: Voting date, result - Full Schedule

Puducherry Election 2021: The Election Commission on Friday announced the poll schedule forassembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and the Union Territory Puducherry.

26 Feb 2021 5:28 pm
West Bengal assembly elections 2021 to be held in 8 phases. Full schedule inside

The Election Commission on Friday announced the schedule for assembly election to be held in 4 states including West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Union Territory Puducherry . The Assembly Election in West Bengal will be held in 8 phases, the election commission informed. CEC announced that the Model Code of Conduct shall come into force immediately after the announcement of the election dates.

26 Feb 2021 5:26 pm
Tamil Nadu assembly elections 2021 to be held in single phase. Check full schedule

The Election Commission on Friday announced the schedule for assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Union Territory Puducherry.

26 Feb 2021 5:22 pm
Assam assembly elections 2021 to be held in 3 phases. Check full schedule

The Election Commission on Friday announced the poll schedule forassembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and the Union Territory Puducherry. The assembly election in Assam will be held in 3 phases. The term of Assam assembly is up to May 31. Out of126 assembly seats here, 8 have been reserved for Scheduled Caste and 16 for Scheduled Tribes.

26 Feb 2021 5:16 pm
Bengal Polls 2021: ISF gets 30 seats in alliance with Left, Congress but pushes for more

Abbas Siddiqui headed Indian Secular Front (ISF) on Friday announced that the seat sharing deal with Left parties and the Congress has been finalised. The fledgling party, which had initially demanded over 70 seats, has got 30 seats. However, it is insisting on 3-4 more, including the high-profile constituency of Nandigram.

26 Feb 2021 2:50 pm
Government was resolute, strong about protecting India's interests in border row: S Jaishankar

India was strong and resolute when it came to handling the border issue and dealt with it in an effective manner, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday in an apparent reference to the standoff between India and China. Similarly, India also dealt effectively with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact by fashioning its own response after listening to everyone, he said at the inaugural session of the 'Asia Economic Dialogue' organised by the Pune International Centre

26 Feb 2021 2:47 pm
Planning to visit Siddhivinayak temple? Must check THIS new rule

Considering the rise in COVID-19 cases in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, the city's famous Siddhivinayak temple has decided not to give on-the-spot permission to devotees for taking darshan of Lord Ganesh from March 1, its office-bearers said on Friday.

26 Feb 2021 1:38 pm
Delhi: Speeding Mercedes rams into scooty, man killed

In yet another hit and run case in Delhi, a man riding a scooty was killed when a speeding Mercedes car rammed into his two-wheeler in Vasant Vihar area late on Thursday. The deceased identified as...

26 Feb 2021 1:14 pm
CTET results 2021 declared: Check results online at ctet.nic.in

CTET results 2021 declared: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the results of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2021. Candidates who have appeared in the CTET 2021 examination can check their...

26 Feb 2021 1:04 pm
COVID-19: India records over 16,000 fresh cases for second consecutive day

India recorded its single-day increase in coronavirus cases above 16,000 for the second consecutive day as the infection tally rose to 1,10,63,491, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,50,680, according to data updated by the...

26 Feb 2021 12:43 pm
PM Modi inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games, says will make J&K winter sports hub

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg and said that the event is a step towards making Jammu and Kashmir a hub of winter sports in the country.

26 Feb 2021 12:33 pm
Mumbai's Arthur Road jail readies special cell for Nirav Modi

With a UK court ruling in favour of extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering in Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, Mumbai's Arthur Road jail has kept a special cell ready to lodge him, an official said on Friday.

26 Feb 2021 12:14 pm
Twitter to now let users block, mute abusive accounts: Here's how

Twitter is now planning to roll out a new tool that will allow users to automatically block and mute abusive accounts. With the new safety mode, the micro-blogging platform will automatically detect accounts that might...

26 Feb 2021 12:00 pm
'This is just a trailer': Threat letter found in car laden with explosives near Mukesh Ambani's Antilia

The Mumbai Police has intensified investigations into the case of an abandoned explosive-laden SUV found near Mukesh Ambani's house Antilia. According to reports, an FIR has been registered and a few people are being questioned in connection with the incident. Mumbai Police sources told India TV that a threat letter was also recovered from inside the bag found in the green-coloured Scorpio parked just yards away from multi-storey house of Reliance Industries chairman.

26 Feb 2021 11:35 am
Election Commission to announce West Bengal Assembly election schedule at 4:30 PM

The Election Commission of India will to announce the schedule of Assembly elections inWest Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. The poll body is slated to hold a press conference at4:30 PM today.

26 Feb 2021 11:11 am
India, China review LAC disengagement; agree to establish hotline

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Thursday and reviewed the status of disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. The two leaders agreed to remain in touch and establish a hotline for the exchange of opinions between the two ministries, according to a statement by the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday morning.

26 Feb 2021 10:45 am
AAP alleges Arvind Kejriwals security reduced, Delhi Police responds

The Delhi Police has categorically refuted reports claiming that Aam Aadmi Party leader and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's security cover has been reduced. Police spokesperson Chinmay Biswal said that the security cover provided to Kejriwal remains unchanged and there has been no reduction in the number of personnel provided to him.

26 Feb 2021 9:44 am
Biden's first military action: Facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups bombed in Syria

The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.

26 Feb 2021 9:12 am
NSE trading halt: SEBI promises steps to ensure rectification, address deficiencies

A day after the National Stock Exchange halted trading on its platform for around four hours causing mayhem among investors and brokers, the SEBI on Thursday said that it will take all the required steps...

26 Feb 2021 8:56 am
PM Modi to address convocation ceremony of Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 33rd convocation ceremony of the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University via video-conferencing on Friday, his office said. A total of 17,591 candidates will be conferred with degrees...

26 Feb 2021 8:50 am
Joe Biden believes it is important to modernise immigration system: White House

US President Joe Biden believes that it is important and long overdue to modernise the immigration system, and this includes taking steps to help ensure high skilled workers can stay in the country, the White House has said.

26 Feb 2021 8:36 am
'Dharam sankat, says Nirmala Sitharaman on when will petrol and diesel rates fall

It is a 'dharam sankat (dilemma)', said Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday when asked about when prices of petrol and diesel will be reduced. Sitharaman said that the only way to find a...

26 Feb 2021 8:24 am
'Positive step towards peace and stability': US welcomes India-Pakistan joint statement on ceasefire pacts

The United States has welcomed the joint statement of India and Pakistan to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control and other sectors, saying it is a positive step towards greater peace and stability in South Asia. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki also said at her daily news conference on Thursday that the Biden administration remains closely engaged with a range of leaders and officials in the region, including those in Pakistan.

26 Feb 2021 7:53 am
Security heightened after gelatin sticks found in SUV outside Mukesh Ambanis Mumbai house, FIR filed

Around 20 gelatin sticks were found in a suspicious vehicle parked outside Antilla , the south Mumbai residence of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, on Thursday evening. This led to a security scare and a massive deployment of cops near Ambani's residence.

26 Feb 2021 7:43 am
Vaccine diplomacy: India sent over 3.61 crore anti-coronavirus vaccine doses to 20 countries

India has provided 361.94 lakh doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines to various countries, out of which 67.5 lakh doses have been supplied as grant assistance and 294.44 lakh on commercial basis, the Ministry of External Affairs...

26 Feb 2021 7:16 am
Bengal needs vaccine against TMC's tolabaji, cut money culture: JP Nadda

BENGAL POLLS 2021: Attempting to counter the TMC's core poll plank of Bengali pride, the BJP has launched the 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' (target golden Bengal) campaign, and minced no words in describing Chief Minister Mamata...

26 Feb 2021 7:00 am
Bharat Bandh today LIVE Updates: Farm unions, traders to protest against fuel price hike, GST provisions

Over 40,000 trade associations has extended support to the Bharat Bandh call given by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Friday to protest against the new E-Way Bill and rising petrol and diesel prices. The All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) has also decided to support the strike. Traders are demanding from the government to abolish certain rules of the new E-Way. They said that vehicles may be tracked by the government using Fast Tag connectivity to E-invoice. Besi

26 Feb 2021 6:42 am
'Metro Man' Sreedharan formally joins BJP in Kerala

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan on Thursday formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Malappuram in presence of Union Minister RK Singh.

26 Feb 2021 12:07 am
Social media platforms must shun double standard concerning India: Ravi Shankar Prasad | Exclusive

Union Minister for Law, Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday spoke on the government's stringent guidelines for social media, OTT platforms and digital mediain Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma, Editor-In-Chief and Chairman, India TV. The Union Minister cleared confusion over the new guidelines and what companies will have to do to abide by the new guidelines.

25 Feb 2021 10:38 pm
Pakistan will continue to remain on FATF Grey List

Pakistan will continue to remain on the Grey List of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).The Paris-based body has asked the country to demonstrate effective implementation of targeted financial sanctions against all 1267 and 1373 designated terrorists. The decision came at the conclusion of thevirtual FATF plenary held in Paris from February 22 to 25 to consider cases of various countries on the grey list, including Pakistan.

25 Feb 2021 10:33 pm
Aaj Ki Baat LIVE: Who planted the abandoned car carrying gelatin sticks near Mukesh Ambanis Antilia?

Hello and welcome to Aaj Ki Baat With Rajat Sharma, the only news show with real facts and no noise.

25 Feb 2021 8:49 pm
The Axar-Ashwin show: India hammer England in day-night Test inside two days

India registered only their second Test victory inside two days, overhauling a meagre target of 49 against England in the day-night third game to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match series here on Thursday.

25 Feb 2021 8:09 pm
Car laden with gelatin sticks found abandoned near Mukesh Ambani's Antilia residence

A car laden with gelatin sticks has been recovered near billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Antilia residence in Mumbai. Bomb squad and police teams have been rushed to the site. A probe is underway.

25 Feb 2021 8:03 pm
Decks cleared for Nirav Modi's extradition by UK court. What's next

In a major setback to fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, a UK court on Thursday ordered his extradition in connection with the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case, after almost a two-year-long legal battle.

25 Feb 2021 7:37 pm
Govt issues notification: President's rule imposed in Puducherry, assembly kept under suspended animation

The government on Thursday issued a notification imposing President's rule in Puducherry while the assembly will be kept under suspended animation. On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet had approved the proposal, days after a Congress-led government in the union territory lost power during a vote of confidence.

25 Feb 2021 7:33 pm
6 dead in blast at a firecracker factory near Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu

At least six people died in an explosion at a firecracker factory near Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu on Thursday.More than ten sheds where chemicals had been stored were razed to the ground in the mishap, the second such incident this month in a cracker manufacturing unit in this region, the country's fireworks hub.

25 Feb 2021 7:14 pm
Govt planning 3-day nationwide lockdown? Here's the truth

Rumour mills have it that the government is planning to impose a three-day lockdown in view of the coronavirus cases in the country. Various messages circulating on social media claim that a three-day lockdown will be implemented starting February 29.

25 Feb 2021 7:04 pm
Rahul Gandhi ignored farmers protest in Delhi, going to sea with Kerala fishermen: Kerala CM Vijayan

A couple of days after Rahul Gandhi unleashed a rare attack on the LDF government, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan cornered the Congress leader over his visit to the state to extend support to the fishermen...

25 Feb 2021 7:02 pm
IND vs ENG: Ravichandran Ashwin becomes second-fastest bowler to 400 Test wickets; fourth Indian to reach feat

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday became the fourth Indian to reach 400 wickets in Test cricket. He alsobecame the second-fastest bowler in the history of the game (after Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan) to reach the...

25 Feb 2021 6:07 pm