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‘Assume everyone infectious as 60% cases from pre-symptomatic people’

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, April 21 | Pre-symptomatic transmission of Covid-19 is a big concern, with estimates that 30 to 59 per cent cases...

Good Samaritans distribute free oxygen in Delhi

New Delhi, April 21 | Amid the disturbing news of people black marketing or hoarding essential healthcare products in the middle...

Suspected ULFA kidnaps three ONGC employees in Assam

Subir BhaumikKolkata, aPRIL 21 (ians) Within a fortnight of releasing two employees of a private oil exploration firm, suspected ULFA militants kidnapped three employees...

UP Police gets clean chit from Chauhan panel in Bikru case

Lucknow, April 21 | The Justice B.S. Chauhan inquiry commission, set up by the Uttar Pradesh government, has found no evidence of wrongdoing by...

Doctors in PPE kits are regularly visiting Covid wards: Sisodia

New Delhi, April 20 | In an effort to allay fear and panic amid the critical Covid-19 situation in the national capital, Delhi Deputy...

Dead Bihar MLA’s PA reveals ugly truth of hospitals in Bihar

Patna, April 20 | After the death of former Bihar education minister Mewalal Chaudhary, his personal assistant has made sensational revelations about the sorry...

Monuments dwarfed by encroachments

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, April 20 | Alhough Agra could not celebrate World Heritage Day on April 18 due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, conservationists...

Notice to 5 Bengaluru hospitals for not reserving Covid beds

Bengaluru, April 18 | Cracking the whip, the Karnataka government on Sunday served notice to five major private hospitals here for not reserving 50...

Will win Palakkad seat with comfortable margin: Sreedharan

Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 | The "Metro Man of India", Dr E. Sreedharan is a late entrant to politics and he entered with a bang...

Susceptibility to Covid high immediately after vaccination

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, April 18 | The susceptibility to Covid infections appears to be particularly high immediately after vaccination either due to lower...

Task force says no to blanket lockdowns

New Delhi, April 18 | Lancet Covid-19 Commission India Task Force has not recommended a blanket national or state lockdown, as opposed to localized,...

Ventilation, facial protection best safeguards against airborne Covid: Prof Srinath Reddy

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, April 18 | In a recently published report in The Lancet stated SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, is an...

4 killed in hospital fire in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, April 17 | Four patients were killed when a fire engulfed a private hospital in the Chhattisgarh capital Raipur on Saturday.While Ramesh Sahu...

Beat Covid 2.0 blues with IPL, OTT streaming at home

New Delhi, April 17 | As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic grips India, millions of people have once again gone back to...

Young Covid survivors not safe from reinfection: Lancet

New York, April 16 | If you are planning to avoid vaccination just because you are a Covid survivor, think twice. According to a...

UP BJP expels 11 for ‘indiscipline’ in Panchayat polls

Lucknow, April 16 | The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled 11 party workers, including former cabinet minister Ramvir...

Covid 2.0 hits Indian kids with severe symptoms: Doctors

By Rachel V ThomasNew Delhi, April 15 | In what should worry Indian parents the most, an increasing number of children are now being...

Relief, doubt, uncertainty – CBSE decision on board exams evokes mixed...

New Delhi, April 15 | The decision taken by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to cancel the Class X board exams and...

UP Panchayat elections begin today

Lucknow, April 15 | Even as the pandemic situation worsens in Uttar Pradesh, the state has launched one of the biggest polling exercises --...

Indian Navy trying to locate missing fishermen off Mangalore coast

New Delhi, April 14 | The Indian Navy deployed its surface and air assets for the Search and Rescue (SAR) of missing fishermen at...

UP all set for Panchayat elections

Lucknow, April 14 | The much-awaited Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh will begin on Thursday with the first phase of polling in 18...

Allahabad HC suggests complete lockdown in UP

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 | The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to look into the viability of complete lockdown...

Tourists hassled as Goa’s taxi strike stretches into 5th day

Panaji, April 13 | Thirty-year-old Manish Thakur spent the last five days lounging on the sands at the popular Candolim beach.His typical Goa holiday...

Panchayat polls bring back migrants in UP (IANS Special)

Lucknow, April 13 | It is not only the fear of a lockdown that is bringing back migrant workers from Maharashtra -- it is...

Adani Ports to be removed from Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

New Delhi, April 13 | S&P Dow Jones Indices have decided to remove Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited from Dow Jones Sustainability...

Trinamool banking on Muslim voters, women to return to power

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 12 | Though the BJP has made a convincing dent into the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled tribe votes and the...

3 ex-Cong MPs in fray for UP Shia Board

Lucknow, April 12 | Three former MPs of the Congress -- Begum Noor Bano, Akhtar Hussain Rizvi and Syed Sibte Razi -- will be...

SC slaps Rs 50K cost on Waseem Rizvi seeking removal of...

New Delhi, April 12 | The Supreme Court slapped a cost of Rs 50,000 on former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Chairman Syed Waseem Rizvi...

Clash over Ambedkar statue on govt land in UP

Lucknow, April 12 | More than 200 persons have been booked following a clash with the police in Kakori, on the outskirts of Lucknow.The...

Committed to Assam, tea company rejects terror threats

Guwahati, April 11 | The Kolkata based Amalgamated Plantation Private Limited (APPL) company, which has 21 tea estates and operating units across Assam, rejected...

EC stopped me from going to Sitalkuchi: Mamata

Kolkata, April 11 | A day after the Election Commission disallowed any political party from entering into Cooch Behar following the death of four...

BJP ropes in Jyotiraditya as aunt Raje goes ‘missing’ from bypoll...

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 10 | As former CM and BJP national vice president Vasundhara Raje continues maintaining a distance from campaigning for the...

Woman who consumed poison in front of Union minister Joshi’s house,...

Hubballi, April 10 | A woman who had attempted suicide by consuming poison outside the house of Union Minister Pralhad Joshi here on April...

SC seeks Centre, four states reply on revoking provisions criminalising begging

New Delhi, April 10 | The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from the Centre and four state governments within three weeks on a...

Rajasthan Housing Board earned record Rs 2,621 cr during pandemic

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 9 | Beating the Covid pandemic blues, the Rajasthan Housing Board earned a record revenue of Rs 2,621 crore in...

PIL against colonial code barring women temple administrators in Bombay HC

Panaji, April 9 | Days after Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde lauded Goa for following the Uniform Civil Code, a public interest litigation...

Yogi opts for RBI’s e-Kuber system for payment disbursement

Lucknow, April 9 | To ease government transactions and improve transparency and efficiency, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to implement the e-Kuber system...

‘Allegations serious’: SC dismisses Maha, Deshmukh’s pleas

New Delhi, April 8 | The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain petitions by the Maharashtra government and former state Home Minister Anil...

1 in 10 mild Covid survivors face loss of smell, taste

London, April 8 | One in 10 people who were affected with mild Covid-19 infection and recovered are likely to face loss of smell,...

Ground water level improves in Telangana

Hyderabad, April 8 | With the rising day temperatures, Telangana is heading for scorching summer but on water front there is some good news...

CCTV footage reveals staff connivance in prisoners’ escape from Raj prison

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 7 | The CCTV cameras installed in the jail premises have revealed the behind-the-scenes story about the escape on Monday...

UP BJP MLA creates ruckus at DM office, video goes viral

Lucknow, April 7 | Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Dheeraj Ojha, on Wednesday, created a ruckus at the office of the district magistrate in...

Navies of India, Saudi Arabia carries out drill in Persian Gulf

New Delhi, April 7 | The India and Saudi Arabia navies carries out a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Persian Gulf...

Soap therapy: How to shoot a Covid-proof TV show

By Anjuri Nayar SinghMumbai, April 7 | Getting ready for a soap shoot is no longer just about mugging dialogues and putting on make-up...

Invoked NSA against 534 people: Yogi govt

Lucknow, April 7 | The Uttar Pradesh home department has said that it invoked the National Security Act against 534 persons in the past...

Janet Yellen proposes global minimum corporate tax

New Delhi, April 6 | United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has argued for a global minimum corporate tax rate.Wall Street Journal reported that...

Congress puts rebel BJP leader under home quarantine ahead of bypoll

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 5 | Rajasthan these days is witnessing the unfolding of an interesting political drama.Ladulal Pitliya, a BJP leader who turned...

‘Negligence’ is leading to wildfires in MP’s national parks

By Sundeep PouranikBhopal, April 5 | There has been a recent spurt in fire incidents in the national parks of Madhya Pradesh. The sudden...

Modernisation of madrasa on Yogi’s agenda

Lucknow, April 5 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is now working towards modernisation and upgradation of Madrasa education.Students studying in Madrasa...

B’desh miscreants attack BSF personnel near IB

Kolkata, April 5 | A group of Bangladeshi smugglers assaulted one of the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel while trying to pick some suspected...

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Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market

Seoul, April 21 | Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase...