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Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways & Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Flags-off Dwarf Container Train at JNPT

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal, virtually flagged-off the dwarf container train service from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) today. With this, the first consignment of laden Dwarf containers from Dwarf container depot (DCD) at the port was moved by train to ICD Kanpur. The port is set to gain steadily from the implementation the Dwarf container ... Read More »

NCW Launches Country-Wide Capacity Building & Personality Development Program For Women Students

In an endeavour to make women independent and employment-ready, the National Commission for Women has launched a country-wide capacity building and personality development program for women Undergraduate and Post graduate students. The Commission is collaborating with Central and State universities for organizing sessions on Personal Capacity Building, Professional Career Skills and Digital Literacy and Effective Use of Social Media to ... Read More »

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh flags-in expedition to Mt Kun by NIMAS team

  Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh flagged-in, in New Delhi on September 20, 2021, a team of National Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports (NIMAS) Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh, which completed a mountaineering expedition to Mount Kun (7,077 metres). The team, led by Institute Director Colonel Sarfraz Singh, conducted the expedition to the Nun-Kun Mountain Massif which is the highest feature of ... Read More »

CBI interrogates Bengal minister for nearly 2 hours in I-Core ponzi scam case

Kolkata : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned West Bengal minister Manas Ranjan Bhunia for nearly two hours in connection with his alleged involvement in the I-Core ponzi scam, sources in the probe agency said. A three-member team of the economic offences wing of the CBI interrogated Bhunia, the minister for water resources investigation and development, in ... Read More »

AIMIM to contest Gujarat Assembly polls, state unit to finalise seats: Owaisi

Ahmedabad : The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will contest the 2022 Assembly elections in Gujarat and the party has already started preparations for the polls, its president Asaduddin Owaisi said on Monday. He said the AIMIM state unit will finalise the number of seats to be contested in Gujarat, which has a bipolar politics for years with the Congress ... Read More »

Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri found dead under mysterious circumstances in Prayagraj

Prayagraj : Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) President Mahant Narendra Giri was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Baghambari Math located residence on Monday. A forensic team and a special team has reached the site. An investigation into the incident is underway. Senior officials are also present at the site. Meanwhile, extending condolences on the death of Mahant Narendra Giri, ... Read More »

PPFA demands transparency in Assam rhino horn disposal

Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) supports the initiative to dispose of wildlife parts including the rhinoceros-horns, kept in State treasuries for decades, but it demands full transparency in the process. The forum of nationalist citizens urged State chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to ensure that only the certified genuine horns are burnt in presence of distinguished personalities in full ... Read More »

230 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 2 more deaths in Maharashtra

Thane : With the addition of 230 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra”s Thane district has gone up to 5,56,101, an official said on Sunday. Besides these new cases reported on Saturday, two more people also died of the viral infection, which raised the death toll in the district to 11,368, he said. The COVID-19 mortality rate ... Read More »

Union Minister Sarbanand Sonowal to inaugurate the BUMS course of first-ever Government Unani Medical College & Hospital in Jammu & Kashmir

The Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir is all set to welcome its first-ever Government Unani Medical College & Hospital at Nawab Bagh of Ganderbal district. Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal will be inaugurating the BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery) course of the College on 17 September 2021. This will be his ... Read More »

Gujarat: 24 ministers sworn in; not a single induction from Rupani-led ministry

Gandhinagar : The BJP Thursday inducted 24 members, including 21 who debuted as ministers, into the four-day-old Bhupendra Patel-led ministry, discarding all ministers in the previous Vijay Rupani-led regime in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state, a year ahead of the Assembly polls. The new ministry doesn’t have of deputy chief minister, held by Nitin Patel in the Rupani-led ministry. ... Read More »

12 killed in separate incidents of house, wall collapse due to heavy rains in UP

Lucknow  : Twelve people were killed in incidents of house and wall collapse in Fatehpur, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Jaunpur and Barabanki districts of Uttar Pradesh due to heavy rains, police said on Thursday. According to meteorological department, Pratapgarh and Ayodhya received 20 cm rainfall in the last 24 hours. The heavy downpour resulted in waterlogging at several places and caused inconvenience ... Read More »

Rajasthan cops” sex scandal: Major penalty recommended against DSP, woman constable

Jaipur : Rajasthan Police department has recommended a major penalty on the DSP and the woman constable, who were suspended after video clips purportedly showing them engaging in sexual activities in presence of her minor son had went viral. A senior home department official wishing anonymity has confirmed the development that the police department submitted its recommendation on Wednesday.   ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates two new defence office complexes in Delhi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at critics of the ambitious Central Vista project, and asserted that ease of living and ease of doing business was behind the spirit of the work being done under the initiative. Modi made the remarks after inaugurating two new multi-storey swanky office complexes at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa ... Read More »

India records 27,176 fresh cases of COVID-19

New Delhi : Daily new cases of coronavirus in India continued to remained below 30,000 with the country recording 27,176 fresh COVID-19 cases, while 284 new fatalities were recorded, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. With the fresh cases, India”s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to  3,33,16,755, while the death toll has climbed to 4,43,497, according to the data updated at ... Read More »

Hyderabad drugs case: Actress Mumaith Khan appears before ED

Hyderabad : Actress Mumaith Khan appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here on Wednesday as part of a money laundering probe in connection with a high-end drugs racket that was busted in the city in 2017. Mumaith is the eighth person from the Telugu film industry (Tollywood) to appear before the ED, which has summoned over 10 personalities, including directors ... Read More »

Delhi records 57 COVID-19 cases, zero fatality

New Delhi : Delhi recorded 57 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, at a positivity rate of 0.08 per cent, and zero fatality, according to data shared by the health department. The national capital has recorded only one fatality due to the infection in September so far.   With the new cases, the overall infection tally of the city climbed to ... Read More »

Shilpa Shetty undertakes pilgrimage to Mata Vaishnodevi shrine

Jammu : Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on Wednesday undertook a pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Jammu and Kashmir”s Reasi district. She arrived at Katra, the base camp of the cave shrine on Wednesday, police officials said.   Soon after arrival, Shetty, accompanied by police personnel, undertook the journey to the shrine on a horse, they ... Read More »

India reports 28,591 new coronavirus infections, 338 deaths

New Delhi : India saw a single-day rise of 28,591 coronavirus infections, taking the overall tally to 3,32,36,921, while active cases declined by nearly 6,600 in a day to stand at 3,84,921, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated Sunday. The death toll climbed to 4,42,655 with 338 daily fatalities reported Sunday, according to the data released at 8 ... Read More »

Minor boys mow down Delhi Public School guard to death in Udaipur

Udaipur : A 44-year-old man who was hit down a week ago by a car driven by two minor boys, died on Saturday . Ramesh Singh son of Sukh Singh resident of Kot Solankia Khinwada of Pali worked as a security guard in Delhi Public School here. On September 3 evening while he was on duty at the school gate, a ... Read More »

RSS, BJP trying to break J&K’s composite culture: Rahul Gandhi

Jammu : The BJP and the RSS are trying to “break” the composite culture of Jammu and Kashmir, and “assault” the brotherhood that exists among people of the Union Territory, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday. He also attacked the central government over the farm laws and demonetisation issues.   “The feeling of love, brotherhood and composite culture exists ... Read More »

Two held for murder bid on journalist, husband in Noida

Noida : Two men have been arrested and charged with murder bid on a woman journalist and her husband after they allegedly hit the couple”s car and tried to run over her spouse, the Noida police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday night in Sector 99 after an argument between the two sides over rash driving by ... Read More »

SC upholds arbitral award in favour of Anil Ambani group firm DAMEPL

New Delhi : In a major relief to Anil Ambani group, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2017 arbitration award worth around Rs 4,600 crore in favour of Reliance Infrastructure subsidiary, Delhi Airport Metro Express Pvt Ltd (DAMEPL), enforceable against Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, saying there is disturbing tendency of courts setting aside arbitral awards. The top court quashed ... Read More »

Six held for raping 17-year-old girl in Bhopal

Bhopal : Two political party workers from Madhya Pradesh”s Dindori were among six persons arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl from Haryana, police said on Thursday. The Bhopal police have arrested Dindori district”s BJP office-bearer Manish Nayak and JD-U”s Dindori district president Dinesh Avadhiya, Amit Soni, a petrol pump owner, and two women in the ... Read More »

Barabanki admin denies permission for meeting of Owaisi

Barabanki  : The district administration here on Wednesday denied permission for a meeting of AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi due to security reasons. Owaisi is currently on a tour of UP, campaigning for his party ahead of the next’s year state Assembly polls. He had started his campaign from Ayodhya on Tuesday.   Sajjad Hussain of the AIMIM had sought permission ... Read More »

BJD suspends MLA from party for attacking BJP leader

Bhubaneswar : The ruling Biju Janata Dal Wednesday suspended its Chilika MLA Prashant Kumar Jagdev from the party hours after a video purportedly showing him thrashing a local BJP leader in Khurda district went viral on social media. BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also removed him from of chairperson of Khurda district planning committee, a statement released by ... Read More »

22 arrested in West Bengal for posing as Amazon employees, duping people

Kolkata : At least 22 people have been arrested from New Alipore area here for running a fake call centre by impersonating as Amazon employees and duping several people, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Anti-Rowdy section of Kolkata Police”s Detective Department conducted a raid late Tuesday night at the centre located on Bankim Mukherjee ... Read More »

6 people missing after boat capsizes in Ganga; search operations underway

Mirzapur : Six people, including three children, are reported to be missing after their boat capsized in the Ganga here in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. There were 14 people on the boat and eight of them were rescued by locals. But three women and as many children are missing after the incident near the Akhara Ghat, Senior Sub-Inspector ... Read More »

Kerala serial actress complains of threat, verbal abuse

Thiruvananthapuram : The Malayalam TV serial actress, facing probe for allegedly violating temple customs by stepping into a ceremonial boat wearing footwear, on Wednesday complained of abuse and threat by unknown people via phone and social media platforms. Nimisha said she had withdrawn the photos of her sitting on the sacred boat from the social media handle as soon as ... Read More »

Tigress gives birth to 2 cubs in Panna reserve

Panna : An eight-year-old tigress has given birth to two cubs in Madhya Pradesh”s Panna Tiger Reserve, a senior forest official said. The tiger reserve management had the information about the birth of the cubs of tigress named T-234, but they were captured on cameras for the first time last week, Panna Tiger Reserve”s (PTR) field director Uttam Kumar Sharma ... Read More »

Assam reports 9 more COVID deaths, 471 new cases

Guwahati : Assam reported 471 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, lower than the previous day”s 636, as the total cases increased to 5,93,087 in the state, according to the bulletin of the National Health Mission.   The number of daily fatalities due to the disease also registered a decline with nine deaths reported, two less than Monday”s 11.   The ... Read More »

BJP MLA reports to Nadda against leader of opposition in Rajasthan Assembly

Jaipur: Former Rajasthan Assembly speaker and sitting MLA Kailash Meghwal has written a letter to BJP Chief JP Nadda, saying that the leader of opposition in the state has damaged the saffron party. He also wrote a letter to the party”s state president Satish Poonia, informing that he would move a resolution against Gulabchand Kataria in the party”s legislature meeting, ... Read More »

Police arrest aunt for drowning twins to death in Rajsamand

Udaipur : Rajsamand police on Monday arrested a woman Aanchhi Bai for the murder of twin brothers at Saanyon ka Kheda in Khamnor block of the district. Rajsamand SP Sudhir Chaudhary said the twins had gone missing on September 2 and afterwards their mother Chandani Bai had lodged their missing complaint. The twins Tanwar Singh and Bhupendra Singh had gone ... Read More »

Ballia registers significant rise in viral fever cases

Ballia : The cases of viral fever in the district hospital here have increased by 25 per cent over the past 10 days, a doctor at the facility said Sunday, amid fears of the spread of dengue Medical superintendent of the hospital Dr VP Singh said the children”s ward is fully occupied with patients. “This is the rainy season when ... Read More »

India has made giant leap in science and technology under PM Modi: Jitendra Singh

Jammu : India has made a “giant leap” in the field of science and technology in the past seven years under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday after he inaugurated an X-band doppler weather radar here to provide improved forecasts. He said the recent achievements by India”s space scientists were acknowledged by the world, which ... Read More »

Antardhwani, Indian Rheumatology Association form support group for Ankylosing Spondylitis patients in Udaipur

The support group comprises experts and doctors who will conduct workshops to help patients lead a normal and healthy life Udaipur : Antardhwani, in association with the Indian Rheumatology Association, has begun the Udaipur chapter of a patient support group for Ankylosing Spondylitis on September 4, Saturday. The support group aims to bring together patients, expert doctors, physiotherapists, yoga trainers, and ... Read More »

Goa reports 72 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths; 89 recover

Panaji : Goa”s coronavirus caseload went up by 72 to reach 1,74,419 on Sunday, while the death of five patients took the fatality count to 3,208, a state health department official said. A total of 89 patients recuperated from the infection during the day, which pushed the state”s recovery figure to 1,70,311. There are 900 active cases of coronavirus in ... Read More »

Death toll due to fever in Mathura village rises to 10

Mathura : Another child succumbed to fever at a private hospital in Agra on Tuesday, raising the death toll in Mathura”s Koh village to 10, the village head said here. “Saurabh (14), son of Bhura, died at a private hospital in Agra,” Harendra, the pradhan of the village, said.   Confirming the death, CMO Rachna Gupta said the child had ... Read More »

Nearly 100 dengue cases in Delhi this year; 45 in Aug

New Delhi : At least 97 cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital this year, according to a civic report released on Monday. The number of dengue cases for the January 1-August 28 period is also the highest this year since 2018 when the count had stood at 107 in the same duration.   Forty-five cases were reported in the month ... Read More »

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