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Bengal University Vice-Chancellor Goes On Leave, Hands Over Charge

bidyut Chakraborty will be out of station for four days from June 23.

24 Jun 2021 11:50 pm
BJP's Short-Sighted Policies Reason For Unemployment: Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav said the BJP government-held investors' summit and made tall claims about investments.

24 Jun 2021 11:33 pm
Covid Boosters Needed Yearly For Most Vulnerable, Estimates WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) forecasts that people most vulnerable to COVID-19, such as the elderly, will need to get an annual vaccine booster to be protected against variants, an internal...

24 Jun 2021 11:28 pm
Priority To Utilise Domestic Vaccines For Own Vaccination Drive: Centre

India on Thursday said its stand on COVID-19 vaccine exports has been that it would depend on its domestic needs and asserted that right now the priority remains utilising made-in-India jabs for its...

24 Jun 2021 11:25 pm
The Controversy Over Delimitation In Jammu And Kashmir Explained

At PM Narendra Modi's first meeting with 14 top political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir since the government scrapped its special status and downgraded it into two Union Territories, big focus was...

24 Jun 2021 11:24 pm
With 1.56 Lakh Shots, Delhi Records Highest Single-Day Vaccine Coverage

Delhi recorded 1.56 lakh vaccinations against COVID-19 today, the highest ever single-day figure since the vaccination drive began in the national capital in January.

24 Jun 2021 11:10 pm
Canada's Trudeau Says We Must Learn From Our Past After Graves Found

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that Canada needed to acknowledge its history of racism against indigenous peoples in order to uild a better future after a new discovery of unmarked...

24 Jun 2021 10:55 pm
4 Arrested For Blast Near Israel Embassy Days After CCTV Footage Released

Four people have been arrested by the Delhi police's special cell from Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district in connection with the Israel Embassy blast case.

24 Jun 2021 10:48 pm
Six Days In Suez Canal: Inside Story Of Ship That Broke Global Trade

The Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, became jammed across the canal in high winds on March 23, halting traffic in both directions and disrupting global trade.

24 Jun 2021 10:33 pm
Rolling Stones Restaurant Owned By Bassist Bill Wyman Shuts Due To Covid

Rolling Stones bass player Bill Wyman said Thursday has been forced to shut his London restaurant because of the coronavirus pandemic.

24 Jun 2021 10:27 pm
Remove Dilli, Dil Ki Doori: 10 Things PM Said At Meet With J&K Leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir that he wants to remove the distance between hearts and bring Delhi closer to the people of the former state,...

24 Jun 2021 10:23 pm
Mercedes SUV Runs Over Pedestrian, Rams Vehicles In Hyderabad; One Killed

A woman died and five others were seriously injured on Wednesday after a Mercedes SUV ran over a pedestrian and rammed an auto-rickshaw and other vehicles in Hyderabad's Old City area.

24 Jun 2021 10:22 pm
UN Aviation Agency To Release Ryanair Diversion Interim Report Next Week

The UN aviation agency said Wednesday it will release an interim report next week on the diversion of a Ryanair flight by Belarus that caused a global outcry.

24 Jun 2021 10:19 pm
Method Found To Accurately Detect COVID-19 From Mobile Phone Swabs: Study

Researchers have developed a non-invasive and low-cost method that can accurately and rapidly detect COVID-19 using samples taken from the screens of smartphones.

24 Jun 2021 10:18 pm
More Than 750 Unmarked Graves Found Near Indigenous School In Canada

More than 750 unmarked graves have been found near a former Catholic boarding school for indigenous children in western Canada, a tribal leader said Thursday, the second such shock discovery in a...

24 Jun 2021 10:13 pm
Over 1.89 Crore Unutilised Covid Vaccine Doses With States: Centre

More than 1.89 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union territories, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

24 Jun 2021 10:00 pm
We Move Ahead. Together: Virat Kohli's Tweet After WTC Final Defeat

WTC Final: Virat Kohli took to Twitter to share a motivational post after India's defeat to New Zealand in the World Test Championship final.

24 Jun 2021 9:58 pm
Opinion: Team India And Captain Kohli - The Road Ahead

Kohli's competitiveness registers as a constant state of combative excitement. This works best when India is in the game or winning.

24 Jun 2021 9:53 pm
COVID-19 Vaccines Distributed To States In Transparent Manner: Centre

Allocation of Covid vaccines to a state is done based on its population, caseload, utilisation efficiency and wastage factors, the Union Health Ministry on Thursday said and dismissed media reports...

24 Jun 2021 9:47 pm
Dinosaurs Lived And Thrived In Ancient Arctic, Says Study

Dinosaur species large and small didn't just pass through the Arctic -- they made it their year-round home and probably developed wintering strategies like hibernation or growing insulating feathers,...

24 Jun 2021 9:46 pm
Like A Maharaja: Indian Businessman Only Passenger On Flight To Dubai

An Indian businessman based in the UAE had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when he got the chance to travel on an Air India flight as the only passenger, certainly feeling like a Maharaja (King).

24 Jun 2021 9:42 pm
British PM Hints At Unrestricted Travel For Fully Vaccinated People

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hinted on Thursday that the UK was close to permitting unrestricted travel abroad for fully vaccinated people, in what would be a huge boost for airlines and...

24 Jun 2021 9:15 pm
US Bans Imports From Five Chinese Firms Over Alleged Forced Labour

The US government banned imports of solar panel materials from a Chinese company and placed trade restrictions on four others Thursday for alleged use of forced labor in the Xinjiang region.

24 Jun 2021 9:05 pm
UPSC Engineering Services Exam Admit Card Released

The admit cards for the Engineering Services exam 2021 have been released on the website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The exam will be held on July 18.

24 Jun 2021 8:43 pm
How Shefali Jariwala Is Beating The Summer Heat

Shefali Jariwalas picture will make you green with envy

24 Jun 2021 8:38 pm
Ex US Cop Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced For George Floyd's Murder

On Friday, former policeman Derek Chauvin will hear his sentence for the murder of African-American George Floyd, a killing that sparked America's biggest demonstrations for racial justice in decades.

24 Jun 2021 8:27 pm
Delimitation Has To Happen So That Polls Can Happen In J&K: PM Modi

Thee meeting with political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir was an important step towards a developed and progressive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

24 Jun 2021 8:23 pm
At Least 64 Killed, 180 Injured In Airstrike In Ethiopia's Tigray Region

At least 64 people were killed and 180 were injured in an air strike on a market in Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, a local health officer said Thursday, as the army denied targeting...

24 Jun 2021 8:23 pm
24 Jun 2021 8:01 pm
Germany, France Urge Common EU Travel Line To Fight Delta Variant

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron urged fellow EU leaders on Thursday to take a firmer line on travel from countries outside the bloc, such as Britain, to combat the...

24 Jun 2021 7:35 pm
In UPs Prayagraj, Mass Graves Open UP As Water Rises In Ganga

The advancing monsoon and the increasing water level in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj town have thrown up a challenge for authorities: Dealing with the mass graves in the sandbanks

24 Jun 2021 7:24 pm
UK To Limit Junk Food Advertisements To Tackle Obesity In Children

The British government said Thursday it will bring in an evening watershed for junk food ads in a move to tackle the nation's obesity problem.

24 Jun 2021 6:35 pm
Didn't Violate Any Law: Varun Gandhi Challenges Twitter Over Notice

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday challenged Twitter to reveal the legal notice that it said it had received from Indian law enforcement against violations by his account on the social media platform.

24 Jun 2021 6:33 pm
BJP Chief Slams Congress Leaders Over Remarks On Scrapping Article 370

JP Nadda said that these (Congress) leaders forget that they are actually speaking out against the country.

24 Jun 2021 5:57 pm
12-Storey US Apartment Partially Collapses; One Dead

A 12-story oceanfront apartment block in Florida partially collapsed early Thursday, killing at least one person and sparking a major emergency response with dozens of rescuers combing the rubble for...

24 Jun 2021 5:56 pm
PM Distracting With Theatrics, Toying With Country's Future: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday of distracting the present with theatrics and oying with the future of the country.

24 Jun 2021 5:52 pm
Students In A Fix: Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM Seeking Covaxin WHO Nod

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today wrote to PM Modi seeking his intervention for early approval of Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine by the WHO, without which people who have taken the Bharat Biotech...

24 Jun 2021 5:46 pm
Ramdas Athawale Urges BJP To Make His Party Ally For UP, Punjab Polls

Union minister Ramdas Athawale has requested the BJP to make his Republican Party of India (Athawale) an ally in the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand.

24 Jun 2021 5:45 pm
Couple Sets World Record For Biggest Height Difference

James, an actor and TV presenter, and Chloe, a teacher, have been married for five years

24 Jun 2021 5:37 pm
Vladimir Putin Supporter Of Increased EU-Russia Dialogue: Kremlin

President Vladimir Putin is a supporter of a proposal from Germany and France for the EU to restart summits with Russia, the Kremlin said Thursday.

24 Jun 2021 5:33 pm
France Must Do Much Better On Covid Vaccinations: PM

Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday urged more French to get their first Covid vaccine dose, acknowledging that fewer people are signing up for slots as the summer holidays approach.

24 Jun 2021 5:33 pm
British Warship Was Acting Legally In Russian Conflict: Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday a British warship was acting legally in international waters after a confrontation with the Russian military off the coast of Russia-annexed...

24 Jun 2021 5:13 pm
Mukesh Ambani: Jio Working to Make India '2G Mukt, but Also 5G Yukt'

Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the company is working on 5G networks, and apart from making India 2G mukt (2G free), it will also make India 5G yukt (5G enabled). He...

24 Jun 2021 5:08 pm
China To Start First Electric Train In Tibet Close To Arunachal: Reports

The Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway is located at a strategically crucial location near Arunachal Pradesh border.

24 Jun 2021 5:05 pm
BS Yediyurappa Takes A Ride On Bengaluru Suburban Railway. What He Said

As Bengaluru opens up after COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, the city is reminded of one of its major challenges: mobility.

24 Jun 2021 5:04 pm
Veteran Filmmaker And Photographer Sivan Dies At 89

Sivan is survived by his three sons - noted filmmakers Sangeeth Sivan, Santhosh Sivan and Sanjeev Sivan

24 Jun 2021 4:46 pm
Sanitisation, Head Shave For BJP Recruits Rushing Back To Trinamool

From having to shave their heads to being doused in sanitiser, it's a literal walk of shame for BJP workers in West Bengal who are trying to switch back to their old party Trinamool Congress...

24 Jun 2021 4:45 pm
New Hampshire Diner Leaves $16,000 Tip On $37 Bill

A photo of the generous tip was shared on social media by the owner of the restaurant

24 Jun 2021 4:43 pm
Then You Suffer: Kerala Women's Panel Chief Snaps At Violence Survivor

In an exchange on a call-in show that has caused shock and anger, a caller sharing her account of domestic violence was curtly told off by the chief of Kerala's Women's Commission, who lost patience...

24 Jun 2021 4:16 pm
72-Year-Old UK Man Tested Covid Positive For 10 Straight Months

A 72-year-old British man tested positive for coronavirus for 10 months in what is thought to be the longest recorded case of continuous infection, researchers said on Thursday.

24 Jun 2021 4:07 pm