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Assam CM visits grenade blast site in Tinsukia

Guwahati, May 15 | Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday visited the site of the grenade blast in Tinsukia district,...

Blocked from cabinet in senate, Tanden appointed Biden’s senior adviser

By Arul LouisNew York, May 15 | Neera Tanden, whose appointment to a cabinet post was blocked in the senate, has been named a...

Curfew timing advanced to 12 noon in Assam amid Covid spike

Guwahati, May 15 | To check the alarming rise in the number of Covid cases, the Assam government on Saturday advanced the curfew timings...

PM holds high-level meeting to review preparedness on Cyclone ‘Tauktae’

New Delhi, May 15 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a high-level meeting to review the preparedness to deal with the situation...

Write to PM for turning India into a crematorium: Maha Cong...

Mumbai, May 15 | The Maharashtra Congress on Saturday hit back at BJPs Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis for his letter to interim Congress...

Make Centre single agency for vaccine procurement: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, May 15 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the Prime Minister to make the Central government the single agency for...

Don’t be like ostrich with head in sand: Delhi Cong to...

New Delhi, May 15 | The Delhi Congress on Saturday slammed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying that he is behaving like an "ostrich",...

2,500 Covid patients receive Coronil kits on Nishank’s appeal

New Delhi, May 15 | Yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth has distributed Coronil kits to 2,500 Covid patients in Haridwar on an appeal made...

Yogi trying to incite hatred in Punjab: Amarinder

Chandigarh, May 15 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday slammed his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath over his ‘inflammatory tweet on the...

Himachal extends Corona curfew till May 26

Shimla, May 15 | The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday decided to extend the statewide Corona curfew till the morning of May 26.However, it...

4.9L Remdesivir vials, 19 foreign oxygen plants delivered to states

New Delhi, May 15 | Nearly 4.9 lakh Remdesivir vials, 11,000 Oxygen Concentrators, more than 13,000 oxygen cylinders, 19 oxygen generation plants and over...

Top Jamaat leader held in B’dsh for instigating mayhem during Modi’s...

By Sumi KhanDhaka, May 15 | Top Jamaat-e-Islami leader and listed 1971 war criminal Shahjahan Chowdhury has been arrested by the police for allegedly...

Maha Corona crises: Fadnavis complains to Sonia Gandhi

Mumbai, May 15 | Marking an unprecedented step, Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party's Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis here on Saturday shot off a...

AAP govt dismantled Covid Centre arranged by our MP: BJP

New Delhi, May 15 | The BJP on Saturday criticized the AAP Government for ordering to dismantle Covid Care Centre arranged by its Lok...

Mamata Banerjee’s brother died of Covid

Kolkata, May 15 | on a day when the state announced a nearly-lockdown condition to fight the spike in covid cases in the state...

Govt suppressing actual numbers of Covid-related deaths, alleges Chidambaram

New Delhi, May 15 | Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday slammed the central government over the issuance...

Chitrakoot jail shootout: 5 officials suspended

Lucknow, May 15 | The UP Government has taken serious note of the shootout in Chitrakoot jail in which at least three undertrials were...

Climate protection depends on political majorities: Merkel

Berlin, May 15 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed on Saturday that far-reaching climate protection measures could be implemented only with the corresponding political...

Rupani govt rubbishes Gujarati media’s Covid death figures

Gandhinagar, May 15 | The Gujarat government on Saturday refuted the reports of a Gujarati newspaper which claimed that the number of death certificates...

PM emphasises on door-to-door Covid testing in rural India

New Delhi, May 15 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed on localised containment strategies in states where Test Positive Rate (TPR) in...

Navneet Kalra got Delhi Golf Club membership under Ajay Maken: BJP

New Delhi, May 15 | The BJP on Saturday alleged that Congress has close links with businessman Navneet Kalra, accused of hoarding and black...

Last day for candidates to register for Iranian prez polls

Tehran, May 15 | Saturday marked the last day that candidates could register for Iran's presidential elections next month.Incumbent President Hassan Rouhani cannot stand...

Paris police order stores closed over banned demonstration

Paris, May 15 | Police in Paris have ordered stores near an unauthorised demonstration to close on Saturday, citing "serious risk of disturbances to...

ULFA (I) declares ceasefire days within Sarma’s appeal, cites Covid situation

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, May 15 | The banned separatist group, United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) or ULFA(I) has declared a unilateral ceasefire...

US embassy in Kabul warns of increase in violence

Kabul, May 15 | The US embassy in Kabul on Saturday warned American citizens to exercise caution in places where people are known...

Democracies needed in fight against online terror videos: Macron

Paris, May 15 | French President Emmanuel Macron said the murder of teacher Samuel Paty will not be forgotten as he called for democracies...

German govt vows not to tolerate anti-Semitic rallies

Berlin, May 15 | The German government has condemned the recent anti-Israel rallies staged across the country in the wake of ongoing violence in...

Tourism promotion video triggers outrage in Turkey

Ankara, May 15 | A Turkish government tourism promotion video showing airline and hospitality staff wearing yellow masks with a logo that reads "Enjoy!...

ULFA-I announces unilateral ceasefire in Assam for 3 months

Guwahati, May 15 | Days after Himanta Biswa Sarma, the new Assam Chief Minister, appealed to militant outfits to shun violence and join the...

Near complete lockdown in Bengal from Sunday

Kolkata, May 15 | Considering the stiff rise in Covid cases, the Mamata Banerjee government imposed near-complete-lockdown norms in...

Blinken to visit Denmark, Iceland, Greenland next week

Washington, May 15 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is scheduled to visit Denmark, Iceland and Greenland next week, a trip that includes...

India needs stricter action as WhatsApp privacy policy goes live

New Delhi, May 15 | With the controversial WhatsApp privacy policy coming into effect from Saturday for its over 2 billion users including more...

Colombian govt ready to meet strike leaders: Prez

Bogota, May 15 | Colombian President Ivan Duque has reiterated that his government is ready to meet and begin formal negotiations with members of...

1st repatriation flight from India lands in Aus

Canberra, May 15 | The first repatriation flight from India landed in Australia on Saturday after the government's controversial travel ban to the Covid-battered...

Business

Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...