SEP 07, 2021 09:35 PM IST
Two dead, eight wounded in Afghanistan’s Herat protest
As many as two people dead, and another eight wounded after protest in Afghanistan’s Herat, reports AFP.
SEP 07, 2021 09:15 PM IST
No candidate for Bhabanipur by-polls, says Bengal Cong president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
West Bengal Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday confirmed that it will not field any candidate from Bhabanipur seat for the upcoming by-polls, ANI reported.
SEP 07, 2021 09:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin announces ₹5,000 additional aid to idol-making families in view of ban on Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations
The Tamil Nadu government gives ₹5,000 per month to these families during monsoon, and the new announcement will be in addition to this amount.
SEP 07, 2021 08:07 PM IST
Mohammad Hasan to lead new Taliban government: Spokesman
Mohammad Hasan will lead the new Taliban government, reported AFP quoting the group’s spokesman. Taliban’s co-founder Abdul Ghani Baradar to be deputy leader.
SEP 07, 2021 08:05 PM IST
Six more accused held in alleged abduction and gangrape of Pune minor: Police
Six more accused have been held in alleged abduction and gangrape of a 14-year-old girl in Pune, Maharashtra. A court has sent them to custody for nine days. With this, a total of 14 accused have been arrested so far, ANI reported quoting Pune City Police.
SEP 07, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Taliban to announce first members of new govt Tuesday night: Official
Taliban to announce first members of the new government in Afghanistan on Tuesday night, reported AFP quoting an official.
SEP 07, 2021 06:37 PM IST
‘Defer return to state till end of October’: Karnataka asks students and employees who are yet to return from Kerala
The Karnataka government on Tuesday asked all students and employees who are yet to return to the state from Kerala to defer their return till the end of October due to the Covid-19 situation in Kerala, ANI reported.
SEP 07, 2021 06:22 PM IST
Colleges in Kerala will reopen from October 4 onwards
Colleges in Kerala will resume physical classes from October 4 onwards.
SEP 07, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Night curfew and Sunday lockdown to be lifted in Kerala
Night curfew and the Sunday lockdown, which was imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19, will be lifted in Kerala after the state reported 25,723 cases today and 18 deaths today.
SEP 07, 2021 06:03 PM IST
BJP delegation arrives at EC’s West Bengal office
The BJP delegation including state vice president Pratap Banerjee and Balurghat MP Sukanta Majumdar arrive at the Election Commission’s West Bengal office, ANI reported. They will talk regarding the Bhabanipur by-polls, which will be held this month.
SEP 07, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Will meet Bihar Assembly Speaker: BJP MLA on giving room to chant Hanuman Chalisa in Jharkhand Assembly
Recently, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren said a Namaz room will be allotted in Jharkhand Assembly. Read more.
SEP 07, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Bengal to give ₹50,000 each to puja committees this year
The West Bengal government has decided to give ₹50,000 each to puja committees this year for Durga Puja, says the state chief secretary.
SEP 07, 2021 04:33 PM IST
INS Tabar undertook maritime exercise with ENS Alexandria of Egyptian Navy in Mediterranean sea
INS Tabar on undertook a maritime exercise with ENS Alexandria, a frontline frigate of the Egyptian Navy, in the Mediterranean sea on September 5.
SEP 07, 2021 04:09 PM IST
Chhattisgarh CM’s father sent to 15-day judicial custody
A court in Raipur today sent Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel’s father Nand Kumar Baghel to 15-day judicial custody for his alleged derogatory remarks against Brahmins, says Nand Kumar’s lawyer Gajendra Sonkar, according to ANI.
SEP 07, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Baghel’s father produced before court in Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father Nand Kumar Baghel is being produced before a court in Raipur. He has been arrested over his alleged “boycott Brahmins” remark.
SEP 07, 2021 03:39 PM IST
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel’s father held over ‘boycott Brahmins’ remark
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father, Nand Kumar Baghel, has been arrested over alleged derogatory remarks against Brahmins, news agency ANI reported.
SEP 07, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Taliban detain news outlet’s cameraperson who was covering anti-Pak rally in Kabul today
Following the anti-Pakistan rally in Kabul today, Taliban have detained TOLOnews cameraperson Wahid Ahmadi who was filming the protest, the news outlet says.
SEP 07, 2021 02:54 PM IST
Rain caused waterlogging in Kolkata
Kolkata in West Bengal faced waterlogging problems after rain lashed the city on Tuesday.
SEP 07, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Will make a plan to reduce overcrowding in Mumbai trains: MoS Railways
Raosaheb Danve, minister of state, Railways, on Tuesday said that he spoke with some travellers of the Mumbai local trains and learnt about their convenience. “I have received some suggestions and we will discuss those in upcoming meetings,” he added.
He also said that the Railways have to develop 68 railway stations in line with the standards of Bhopal and Gandhinagar railway stations, ANI reported.
SEP 07, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Maharashtra health minister Tope rules out curbs
“No Covid-19 curbs as of now. The government is watching the situation closely especially in wake of the forthcoming Ganpati festival and the final decision will be taken by chief minister Uddhav Thackeray,” says Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope.
SEP 07, 2021 01:17 PM IST
UP govt relaxes night curfew timings by two hours
Uttar Pradesh government announces relaxation of two hours in night curfew timings in the state. Night curfew to be in effect from 11am to 6am, instead of 10pm to 7am.
SEP 07, 2021 12:50 PM IST
Taliban open fire to disperse anti-Pakistan rally
Taliban open fire to disperse anti-Pakistan rally in Kabul, reports AFP.
SEP 07, 2021 12:27 PM IST
BKU leader took ‘extortion money’ from Congress, says BJP
I feel that Gurnam Chaduni took extortion money from Congress to create continuous chaos in Haryana. They will continue this until some innocent farmers die. Some Haryana farmers have understood that it isn’t about farmers but is political: Haryana agriculture minister JP Dalal
SEP 07, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Karnataka CM instructs officials to study Nipah virus
“I have instructed experts to study in detail about Nipah virus and give their suggestions on how to tackle it,” says Karnataka chief minister Basvaraj Bommai.
SEP 07, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Put under house arrest, claims Mehbooba Mufti
“GOI expresses concern for the rights of Afghan people but wilfully denies the same to Kashmiris. I’ve been placed under house arrest today because according to admin the situation is far from normal in Kashmir. This exposes their fake claims of normalcy,” tweets PDP chief and former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti.
SEP 07, 2021 11:25 AM IST
SC adjourns to September 13 hearing in alleged Pegasus snooping case
Supreme Court adjourns for September 13 the hearing in petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the reports of central government allegedly using Israeli software Pegasus to snoop on its critics.
SEP 07, 2021 11:06 AM IST
IMD Mumbai forecasts intense rain in several districts
Moderate to intense spells of rain very likely to occur at isolated places in Solapur, Ratnagiri, Thane, Palghar, Ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Nasik, Dhule within the next 3-4 hours. Possibility of thunder/lightning accompanied with gusty winds in some areas: IMD Mumbai
SEP 07, 2021 10:37 AM IST
PM Modi to lay foundation stone of University in Aligarh: UP CMO
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Singh State University in Aligarh on September 14: UP Chief Minister’s Office
SEP 07, 2021 10:17 AM IST
78 evacuees from Afghanistan have completed quarantine, says ITBP
78 persons who were airlifted from Afghanistan, have completed their 14-day quarantine. All have been discharged from ITBP Chhawla Camp, New Delhi. They arrived at the facility on August 24 after being airlifted from Afghanistan: Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
SEP 07, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Have made adequate security arrangement for Mahapanchayat: Karnal SP
We want Kisan Mahapanchayat to be conducted peacefully and conflict to be resolved through mutual conversation. We spoke with farmer leaders yesterday on the matter. We will take action if law and order is disturbed. District administration and police have made necessary security arrangements. A total of 40 companies have been deployed to maintain law and order. Public activities are going on without interruption: Karnal SP Ganga Ram Punia
SEP 07, 2021 09:27 AM IST
India logs 31,222 new Covid-19 cases and 290 deaths
India reports 31,222 new Covid-19 cases, 42,942 recoveries and 290 deaths. Total tally at 33,058,843 including 32,224,937 recoveries, 441,042 deaths and 392,864 active cases.
SEP 07, 2021 09:25 AM IST
533,189,348 samples tested till now for Covid-19: ICMR
samples for Covid-19 tested up to 6th September. Of these, 1,526,056 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
SEP 07, 2021 08:55 AM IST
All 24 samples sent to NIV Pune tested negative for Nipah: Kerala health minister
All 24 samples of 8 persons sent to National Institute of Virology, Pune, were found negative for Nipah virus. We’re testing more samples. We’ve started field surveillance, and will begin house-to-house surveillance in containment zones today: Kerala health minister Veena George
SEP 07, 2021 08:29 AM IST
Kisan Mahapanchayat: Heightened security in Karnal
Security personnel deployed in Haryana’s Karnal ahead of Kisan Mahapanchayat today.
SEP 07, 2021 08:03 AM IST
PM Modi to address Shikshak Parv conclave today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Sikshak Parv conclave at 10:30am today. PM Modi will also launch various key initiatives in education sector.
SEP 07, 2021 07:27 AM IST
Peru to build plant to make Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine
Peruvian president Pedro Castillo announced on Monday his government has reached an agreement with Russia to build a plant to produce the latter’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine locally.
SEP 07, 2021 06:55 AM IST
New Zealand sees marginal rise in Covid-19 cases
New Zealand reports 21 new Covid-19 cases, as against 20 on September 6. All the cases were reported from the country’s largest city of Auckland.
SEP 07, 2021 06:31 AM IST
China reports 36 new Covid-19 cases
China reported 36 new Covid-19 cases on September 6, up from 18 a day earlier, the national health authority said on Tuesday. The total confirmed cases are at 95,064, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.
SEP 07, 2021 06:08 AM IST
NASA’s Perseverance captures first sample of Martian rock
“It’s official: I’ve now captured, sealed, and stored the first core sample ever drilled on another planet, in a quest to return samples to Earth. It’s the first in a one-of-a-kind Martian rock collection,” official Twitter handle of NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover informs.
SEP 07, 2021 05:53 AM IST
246 new local Covid-19 cases in Australia’s Victoria
Australia’s Victoria reports 246 new Covid-19 cases, all locally acquired. This is the same number of cases reported a day ago on Monday. 90 cases linked to current outbreak.