SEP 12, 2021 10:32 PM IST
Assam reports 259 Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths
Assam reported 259 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday after the state conducted 31,906 tests in the last 24 hours. A total of 11 deaths were also reported in the state, said the government health bulletin.
SEP 12, 2021 09:16 PM IST
IMD issues red alert in 7 districts of Odisha
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued red alert in 7 districts, orange alert in 6 districts, and yellow alert in 8 districts of Odisha, for the next 24 hours predicting heavy rains.
SEP 12, 2021 08:42 PM IST
NSUI elects Rahul Gandhi as Congress president
SEP 12, 2021 07:31 PM IST
Delhi and NCR might witness light to moderate intensity, thunderstorm: IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday that Delhi and the adjoining areas of Noida, Greater Noida, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Indrapuram, Dadri, Gurugram are likely to receive light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorm.
SEP 12, 2021 06:42 PM IST
Kerala reports 20,240 Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths
Kerala recorded 20,240 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 4,375,431. In the last 24 hours the state also reported 67 fatalities, the death toll now stands at 22,551. Number of active cases in state now stands at 222,255 according to the state health bulletin.
SEP 12, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Karnataka reports 803 Covid-19 cases, 17 deaths
Karnataka recorded 803 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 2,961,735. In the last 24 hours the state also reported 17 deaths, the death toll now stands at 37,504, according to the state health bulletin.
SEP 12, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Bhupendra Patel to take oath as Gujarat CM tomorrow
SEP 12, 2021 05:14 PM IST
Delhi records 22 Covid-19 cases, zero deaths
Delhi recorded 22 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total tally of cases to 1,438,233. The national capital did not record any fatalities in the last 24 hours, the death toll currently stands at 25,083, according to the government health bulletin.
SEP 12, 2021 04:20 PM IST
BJP Legislative Party elects Bhupendra Patel as new Gujarat CM
SEP 12, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Officer shot by terrorists in Srinagar succumbs to injuries
Probationary sub inspector Arshid Ahmad, who was fired upon by the militants in Srinagar on Sunday, succumbed to his injuries at Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Science, Soura, where he was shifted for treatment.
SEP 12, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Russians in Thiruvananthapuram vote to elect their state Duma
Russian nationals cast their votes in the federal assembly elections to elect their state Duma. A Voting booth set up at Honorary Consulate of Russian Federation in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.” It’s the legislative body of our country. The main day of the election is scheduled on Sept 19. It is generally held in Chennai. But due to COVID, we decided to hold several preliminary voting campaigns in different states,” Sergey Lagutin, Consul, Russian consulate in Chennai told news agency ANI.
SEP 12, 2021 03:05 PM IST
4 killed, 1 missing in cloudburst in J&K’s Baramullah district
Four people, including three minors were killed and one is reported to be missing due to a cloudburst that occurred in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, Disaster Management Authority, J&K government told news agency ANI.
SEP 12, 2021 02:18 PM IST
NH 5 blocked due to landslide at Badhal, Shimla district
SEP 12, 2021 02:00 PM IST
Zydus Cadila to seek approval for two-dose regimen of its approved three-dose Covid-19 vaccine in India
Considering the burden on healthcare and the expense of buying three doses, Zydus Cadila is planning to seek approval for the two-dose regimen of its needle-free Covid-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D, days after the vaccine was approved by India’s drugs regulator for emergency use in India on August 20.
SEP 12, 2021 01:54 PM IST
Terrorists attack police party at Khanyar in Old Srinagar: Police
Terrorists attack police party at Khanyar in Old Srinagar city, details awaited: Police.
SEP 12, 2021 01:38 PM IST
UK PM to set out Covid winter strategy next week, says health minister
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will this week set out plans to manage the Covid-19 pandemic over the colder months, his health minister said on Sunday, suggesting the government could remove some restrictions by relying on vaccines.
SEP 12, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Afghan police return to work alongside Taliban at airport
Afghan police at Kabul airport have returned to work manning checkpoints alongside Taliban security for the first time since the Islamists seized power, officers said Sunday.
SEP 12, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Women can study in universities, in gender-segregated classrooms: Taliban
Taliban set higher education policy, say women can study in universities, in gender-segregated classrooms
SEP 12, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Shiv Sena will contest UP, Goa Assembly polls: Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said his party will contest the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Goa due early next year, and claimed farmers’ organisations in western UP are willing to support his party.
SEP 12, 2021 12:43 PM IST
2 killed, 3 injured after slab falls from 3rd floor of a building in Thane west
Three persons received injuries, later rescued by the fire department after a slab fell on them from the third floor of an apartment building in Thane West.
Two people lost their lives in the incident. As a precautionary measure, the C wing (24 Rooms out of 73 Rooms) of the Khatri apartment was evacuated. All residents of the C wing temporarily shifted to Khandeshi masjid, Rabodi: Thane Municipal Corporation.
SEP 12, 2021 12:33 PM IST
One killed, another missing as result of ships collision off Southwestern Japan
A dry cargo ship has collided with a small vessel off the coast of the Japanese city of Sasebo in the southwestern Nagasaki prefecture, leaving one person dead and another one missing, the NHK broadcaster reported on Sunday.
SEP 12, 2021 12:17 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal has been re-elected as Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor
Arvind Kejriwal has been re-elected as Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor in the party’s National Executive Meeting. Pankaj Gupta was re-elected as National Secretary and ND Gupta was re-elected as National Treasurer during Aam Aadmi Party’s National Executive Meeting today.
SEP 12, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Cloud burst reported at Kafarnar Bahak
Cloud burst reported at Kafarnar Bahak, in upper reaches of Baramulla district. Five Bakarwals from Rajouri district were reported missing. Details awaited: Disaster Management Authority, J&K Govt.
SEP 12, 2021 11:59 AM IST
Koo to raise headcount to 500 in 1 yr; hiring for engineering, product, community management
Homegrown microblogging platform Koo expects to raise its headcount to over 500 people in the next one year, as it looks to hire across engineering, product and community management teams.
SEP 12, 2021 11:46 AM IST
245 children among 1,089 new Covid-19 patients in Mizoram
Mizoram’s Covid-19 tally breached the 70,000-mark on Sunday as 1,089 more people, including 245 children, tested positive for the infection, which is 364 more than the previous day’s count, a health official said.
SEP 12, 2021 11:15 AM IST
Teacher held for sexually assaulting girl student in UP’s Rampur
A teacher at a private school has been held and booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl student on September 5 during Teachers’ Day celebrations.
SEP 12, 2021 11:04 AM IST
BJP legislative party meet to be held at 2.30pm
Gujarat: BJP legislative party meet to be held at 2.30pm to discuss probable CM candidates.
SEP 12, 2021 10:53 AM IST
National Highway 305 blocked due to landslide at Shojha in Kullu district
National Highway 305 blocked due to landslide at Shojha in Kullu district; Road restoration work underway.
SEP 12, 2021 10:47 AM IST
Covid-19: Gujarat nurse to be conferred Florence Nightingale Award
A nurse of Sir Sayajirao General Hospital of Vadodara, Gujarat will be conferred with the Florence Nightingale Award.
SEP 12, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Over 72.21 crore doses of vaccines have been provided to States/UTs
Over 72.21 crore doses of vaccines have been provided to States/UTs. More than 5.16 crore balance doses are still available with States/UTs with over 57 lakh doses in the pipeline: Government of India
SEP 12, 2021 09:45 AM IST
Wildfire forces closure of part of freeway in California
A wildfire near Castaic Saturday has led to the closure of a part of a major freeway in Southern California, officials told local media.
SEP 12, 2021 08:58 AM IST
India logs 28,591 fresh Covid-19 cases, 338 deaths in last 24 hours
India recorded 28,591 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 33,236,921, while the death toll climbed to 442,655 with 338 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday.
SEP 12, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Australia buys additional 1 million doses of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine
Australia has purchased an additional 1 million doses of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine from the European Union, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, as the country accelerates its inoculation programme to fight record high infections.
SEP 12, 2021 08:32 AM IST
China sends health team to Fujian province after Covid cases
China’s National Health Commission sent a special team to the city of Putian in eastern China’s Fujian province after Covid-19 cases were reported, according to broadcaster CGTN.
SEP 12, 2021 08:08 AM IST
FBI releases newly declassified record on September 11 attacks
The FBI late Saturday released a newly declassified 16-page document related to logistical support provided to two of the Saudi hijackers in the run-up to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
SEP 12, 2021 07:20 AM IST
US former president Bush calls on Americans to confront domestic ‘violent extremists’
Former US President George W Bush on Saturday called on Americans to confront domestic violent extremists, saying there is “growing evidence that the dangers to our country can come not only across borders but from the violence that gathers within.”
SEP 12, 2021 06:48 AM IST
BJP legislative party meeting to be held today
Union Ministers Prahlad Joshi and Narendra Singh Tomar will visit Gujarat today as BJP’s central observers; BJP legislative party meeting to be held today.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani submitted his resignation to the Governor on Saturday.
SEP 12, 2021 06:46 AM IST
Jharkhand reports 7 new Covid-19 cases, zero death
Jharkhand reported seven fresh Covid-19 infections and zero deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the state health department on Saturday.
SEP 12, 2021 06:02 AM IST
John Kerry in India for 3 days; clean energy transition in agenda
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry will travel to India from September 12-14 in a bid to engage with Indian counterparts to address the climate crisis.
SEP 12, 2021 05:27 AM IST
SAD to observe September 17 as ‘black day’ to mark one year of enactment of three farm laws
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday decided to observe September 17 as ‘Black Day’ on completion of one year of enactment of three farm laws.
SEP 12, 2021 05:06 AM IST
Australia’s Victoria state records small decline in Covid-19 infections
Australia’s second most populous state said on Sunday daily Covid-19 infections fell slightly.