Entry and exit at some of the metro stations in central Delhi will be closed for a few hours in the morning of Republic Day on Sunday due to security reasons, officials said on Saturday. Entry and exit facilities at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations will not be available from 6 am to 12 pm, they said.
Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, the government on Saturday announced 118 awardees to be conferred with the Padma Shri Award. The government has selected 118 people from different fields who will be given the Padma Shri Award. The list includes the names of Jagdish Lal Ahuja, Javed Ahmad Tak, Satyanarayana Mundayoor, S. Ramakrishna, Yogi Aeron, Tulasi Gowda, Abdul Jabbar and Usha Chaumar, among others.
The number of people who have lost their lives to Coronavirus has now reached 55 in China. As the country struggles to keep a grip on the spread of the virus, first death has been reported from financial capital Shanghai. To add to outbreak inside China, the Coronavirus has now spread overseas with cases reported in Europe, US and Australia.
As the country is all set to celebrate the 71st Republic Day this year, Delhi Police has issued an advisory for the public who are visiting the function at Rajpath. The national capital has been brought under a multi-layered security cover with thousands of armed personnel keeping a hawk-eyed vigil for the 71st Republic Day celebrations where Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be the chief guest. The advisory includes items that should not be taken to the Republic Day function.
Union government, on the eve of 71st Republic Day, announced names of Padma awardeeswho will be conferred Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan. Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards in the...
Filmmakers Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut have been awarded the Padma Shri, officials said on Saturday. Singers Suresh Wadkar and Adnan Sami, as well as veteran TV actor Sarita Joshi have also been conferred with the fourth highest civilian award of the country. The Padma Shri for this year has been awarded to a total of 118 eminent personalities across fields of art, literature and education, medicine, trade and industry, sports, public affairs, social work and science and
Veteran Indian boxer and six-time world champion MC Mary Kom has been conferred the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian honour. On the other hand, world champion and Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the country's third-highest civilian honour. The names of Padma winners were disclosed on Saturday evening, the eve of the Republic Day.
China’s President Xi Jinping on Saturday convened a meeting of country’s top health and political officials, in a bid to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, which is said to have reached epidemic proportions. “We are sure to be able to win in this battle to beat the epidemic through prevention and control,” Xi was quoted as saying in the state media, as per unofficial translations of his remarks.
Padma Shri Awards: If anyone goes to Chandigarh's Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), he will see a wisened old man calmly serving food to people. Those eating are patients or their relatives/attendants. The man does not take any money from them but simply serves food. He has been doing this for more thanlast 30years and the 'Langar Baba' Jagdish Lal Ahuja has got the recognition he was perhaps not aiming for in the first place. Ahuja will be honoured with a Padma
Protestors will take to streets of 30 American cities across the length and breadth of the country on Jan 26, in a bid to make their opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, known. According to the organisers, demonstrations will also be organised at Indian consulates in the cities of Houston, New York, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta and San Francisco.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday lashed out at JNU student Sharjeel Imam's statement and suggested that those supporting Shaheen Bagh protests should be ashamed. Sharjeel Imam's statement of 'Aim' to 'cut Assam and Northeast from India' has drawn widespread flak. While it can now be said that Sharjeel's remarks were made at a Citizenship Act protest in Aligarh, the JNU student has also been a regular at the ongoing sit-in protest in New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh
Former JNU student Sharjeel Imam has made a controversial statement saying that Muslims are in such numbers that they can out the entire Northeast from the rest of India. In his speech at Shaheen Bagh protests, Imam is seen instigating Muslims to create riots and saying, “Our main aim is to cut the Assam and North-east India from rest of India”.
A 24-year-old man was found dead inside a hotel room in Delhi on Friday afternoon. Thedeceased, identified as Karan Chandrawas found lying dead on his bed atTajVivantawith a suicide note by his side.The incident came...
Telangana Municipal Election Result 2020: Counting of votes for the civic body polls which were held on January 22 (Wednesday) is underway as fate of 129 candidates will be decided . The polling was held through paper ballots on Wednesday. The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) party, which registered an impressive victory in all the previously held polls, such as Legislative Assembly, Parliament, Zilla Parishad and Mandal Parishad, is hopeful that even in the present Municipal Elections
In what is the first confirmed case of the mysterious new strain of Coronavirus, a Nepalistudent studying in China has been found infected with the new coronavirus, an official of Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population has said. It is the first confirmed case of infection from the deadly virus, Dr. Hemanta Chandra Ojha, chief of Zoonotic and Other Communicable Disease Control Section at Epidemiology and Disease Control Division under the Ministry, told the Xinhua news agency on Friday.
In order to contain the deadly virus, China is building a special 1,000-bed hospital in Wuhan for treating coronavirus patients. Wuhan is followingBeijing's SARS treatment model for admitting patients infected in the outbreak of pneumonia...
Coronavirus has already taken 41 lives in china while over 1,200 others suffer from the epidemic. The virus has now started to make its way to other countries even as China expands its quarantine zone in Hebei province. China on Friday expanded its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims Friday as the outbreak cast a pall over Lunar New Year, the country’s biggest, most festive holiday.
The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this months Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties.
United States President Donald Trump wont be clubbing his visits to India and Pakistan when he visits New Delhi next month, Pakistans foreign ministry confirmed to reporters at a press briefing on Thursday.
Poll authorities on Friday directed the Delhi Police to file an FIR against BJP candidate Kapil Mishra in connection with his controversial tweet in which he likened the election in the city to a India versus Pakistan contest, sources said.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday criticised the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed Nationwide Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC), in significant remarks ahead of the Delhi assembly elections. "The CAA-NRC is not the right decision at the time. We are facing an economic crisis and the focus must be on resolving that," the CM said. Kejriwal's remarks came during an exclusive interview with India TV 's Senior Executive Editor Saurav Sharma at
As the political temperature in Delhi soars ahead of the upcoming Assembly Election 2020, India TV is back with its day-long conclave 'Chunav Manch' with India TV Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma. Prominent leaders from Delhi will appear on India TV's Chunav Manch.
Following a 12-year study of marine life in the waters between northern Australia and New Guinea, Researchers have identified four new species of foot-long sharks that have an unusual characteristic: They can WALK. These animals use their muscular pelvic fins to walk along the ocean floor or in shallow water. All four species appear to have evolved fairly recently, according to findings published in the journal Marine and Freshwater Research.
IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said growth slowdown in India appears to be temporary and she expects the momentum to improve going ahead. Speaking here at the WEF 2020, she also said the world appears a better place in January 2020 compared to what it was when IMF announced its World Economic Outlook in October 2019.
It was another special display of batsmanship from young Shreyas Iyer as he continued from where he had left against Australia in Bengaluru to take India home in the opening T20I against New Zealand at Eden Park on Friday. The visitors led by Iyer's 58-run knock chased down New Zealand's total of 203 with six balls to spare.
An 18-year-old married woman was allegedly kept hostage and raped for five days by a man in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district, police said on Friday. The accused has been identified as Vishal Saroj, who hails from the same village as that of the woman. The woman got married three months back.
Paying a mere Rs 3 from his 'Bhim' UPI app ended up costing a defence ministry official a hefty Rs 40,000 instead. The victim Bhanu Prakash Singh was asked to pay a token amount of Rs 3, instead Rs 40,000 were debited from his bank account in a few minutes. Police have started an investigation in this regard and registered an FIR.
IndiGo suffered yet another engine snag on Thursday after 6E-5384 took off from Mumbai. The Hyderabad-bound flight had to return to Mumbai soon after take off after one of its engines experienced high vibration, followed by a loud bang sound. The incident occurred at a height of 23,000 feet after which the engine had to be stalled and shut down. Carrying 100 passengers onboard, the IndiGo 6E-5384 flight landed safely on one engine. The incident has piled up to previous similar incidents and has
Culture of prohibited exotic ‘Thai Magur’ continues unabated onto the Indian platter despite a ban by the National Green Tribunal. Farming of Magur fish has been banned since 2000 because of its highly predatory nature which, according to the tribunal would affect the ecological balance of water bodies. The Thai Magur that like the Indian Magur, is popular among consumer as it’s cheap and has a good market share, is flooding the Gautam Budh Nagar markets in Noida.
RBI Assistant 2020: Candidates who are interested in jobs with the Reserve Bank of India should note that today is the last date to apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020. RBI had notified a total of 926 vacancies for different posts and the Reserve Bank of India will close the RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Application Process by the end of today. The notification regarding RBI recruitment was published on December 23, last year. Aspirants should note that the application and selection with t
A heinous crime has been reported yet again. A girl has been allegedly raped in Gautam Budh Nagar in Noida. The victim was found near Kendriya Vihar in Noida Sector 51 on Friday following which she was rushed to a nearby hospital. According to the police, the girl has revealed the names of three accused. Meanwhile, a police investigation is underway. More details in the case are awaited.
The lawyer of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya case has moved the Delhi Court against Tihar Jail. The lawyer has said that the jail authorities are yet to release the documents that are required to file a mercy plea in the court.
The Delhi Assembly Election 2020 fever is running high across the state and the Delhi Cantt constituency is no exception. The seat, which went to Aam Aadmi Party in 2015, is bracing up for a close fight this time with no single candidate standing out as a clear choice. Surender Commando, the sitting MLA has been denied a ticket this time by Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP. The residents of Delhi Cantt are facing a situation where they hardly know their candidates as the key parties like the Aam Aadm
In a first, researchers have recreated the sound produced by a 3,000-year-old mummified Egyptian priest by 3D printing his intact vocal tracts, an advance that may lead to new ways of listening to the vocalisations of ancient humans. The researchers, including those from the University of London in the UK, believe the Egyptian mummy, Nesyamun, lived during the politically volatile reign of pharaoh Ramses XI between 1099 and 1069 BC, over 3000 years ago.
JKBOSE 10th Result 2019: JKBOSE 10th Result 2019 has been declared for Jammu Division / Winter Zone today (January 24). Students who had appeared for the JKBOSE Class 10 examinations 2019 should note that the JKBOSE 10th Result 2019 has been declared on the official website of the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE). JKBOSE Class 10 examinations 2019 were held in Oct – Nov 2019. For the convenience of students, the steps to check JKBOSE 10th Result 2019 have been giv
In order to protest against the amended Citizenship Act, (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) has called for a Maharashtra bandh today (January 24). The protests are also...
Indian Embassy in China has confirmed that several Indian students are stuck in the Wuhan city of China. The embassy has said that it is in touch with the relevant Chinese authorities and is monitoring the situation closely.
Finally, the explanation around some unidentified features of one of the brightest stellar explosions one has ever come across is here. The Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics came up with the data on SN 2006gy. The spectral lines arise from neutral iron - very unusual for such a high-energy event - and imply that more than a third of a solar mass of this heavy element was created. The dominance of iron in the spectrum rules out several previously proposed scenarios for SN 2006gy and instead o
Delhi nursery admission 2020-21: The first list of Delhi nursery school admission is slated to be released today (January 24). Parents should note that the list will be released for the academic year 2020-21. The notification regarding the release of the nursery admission list was released by the Directorate of Education (DoE) earlier. The schools have been asked to answer the queries of parents regarding the points allotted to their ward between January 27 to February 3.
"I cried a lot," says Manoj Tiwary as he remembers the time he suffered a freak injury on the eve of a rather certain ODI debut in Bangladesh. Four one-day international series followed the Bangladesh tour in a nine-month duration, until the wait for a first cap eventually ended for the Bengal batsman in Australia. Wait. The word has almost become an unmuffled undertone in Manoj Tiwary's international career. However, before we learn about his gut-wrenchin
Little over 2 years after its launch, Interstellar Lab has unveiled an experimental Bioregenerative station (EBIOS), a potential-Mars settlement village on trial basis. It will open for public in 2021. The station will also be used as a research center for astronauts training.
NASA has captured breath-taking images of widespread surface melt in Antarctica's George VI ice shelf. At the peak of the 2019-2020 melt season, jewel-toned ponds of meltwater spanned a vast area on the George VI ice shelf, NASA said, adding, a huge slab of floating glacier ice is attached to the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula. According to the US space agency, the satellite images of surface melt in Antarctica's George VI ice shelf were captured on January 19, 2020, by the Oper
Section 144 was imposed in Lohardaga town of Jharkhand early on Friday after violence erupted over Citizenship Amendment Act in the state on Thursday. Section 144 prohibits the assembly of more than 4 people in an area and has been imposed to keep the situation under control. Thursday's incident was reported while a rally was being taken out by some Hindutva outfits, in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
A case has been registered against an unidentified woman after a five-month-old dead foetus was found in a trash box on a long-distance train at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT), the police said. The foetus was found on Wednesday evening, said senior inspector Sushil Kamble of the Tilak Nagar police station.
A woman and her son were arrested after her husband was found dead in Maharashtra's Solapur district. According to the police, the woman took the help of her son's friend to plot the murder of her own husband, over a domestic feud. The deceased was identified as 42-year-old Angadrao Suresh Ghuge, who was a resident of Bhalgaon in Barshi tehsil.
Commuters taking the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district for travelling should be aware of an active gang of robbers on the route. According to the police, a 6-member gang is active on Yamuna Expressway in Mathura. The gang deflates the tyres of vehicles and robs commuters. On Thursday, two people were robbed by the gang in separate incidents on Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh.