• JUN 15, 2021 08:54 PM IST

    Finance Ministry to chair meeting with Infosys

    Finance ministry’s officials to chair meeting with Infosys over glitches in IT-return portal, reports ANI

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:34 PM IST

    Mumbai reports 575 new Covid-19 cases

    Mumbai’s active cases stand at 15,390. The city recorded 15 deaths taking the toll to 15,216

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:20 PM IST

    Kerala eases few curbs but continues with weekend lockdowns

    Kerala CM on Tuesday announced a few curbs but said that weekend lockdowns will continue. He also said that offices will function with 25{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a} employees, public transport to operate partially, shops selling essentials will be allowed to open on all days and bars will open from June 17.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    Pilot confident of forming next government in Rajasthan

    Sachin Pilot said that Congress will form the next government in Rajasthan and said that the party is united, refuting rumours of a rift between him and chief minister Gehlot.

  • JUN 15, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    Loktantrik Janata Party removes 5 rebel MPs from its ranks

    The LJP removed 5 rebel MPs from its ranks who wanted to remove Chirag Paswan as its chief.

  • JUN 15, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Sputnik V more effective on Covid delta variant than others

    The RDIF said that Sputnik V is more effective on the Covid delta variant compared to the other Covid-19 vaccines.

  • JUN 15, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Haj India committee cancels all applications for 2021

    Haj India cancelled all applications for 2021 as Saudi Arabia allowed citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage.

  • JUN 15, 2021 03:57 PM IST

    OPD services to resume at AIIMS Delhi in a phased manner

    All India Insitute of Medical Sciences will resume its outpatient department services starting June 18 in a phased manner.

  • JUN 15, 2021 03:48 PM IST

    Sensex ends at 52,773.05, Nifty at 15,869.25

    Markets end session in green.

  • JUN 15, 2021 03:26 PM IST

    UP further relaxes Covid-19 restrictions; night curfew to be in place from 9pm to 7am

    Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday while reviewing Covid-19 situation in the state announced that UP will further relax Covid curfew in the state. Read more here.

  • JUN 15, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi says disengagement has worked to India’s disadvantage

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said that the disengagement process has worked to India’s disadvantage while remembering the sacrifice made by the 20 soldiers last year.

  • JUN 15, 2021 02:11 PM IST

    SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal detained by Punjab police

    SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal detained by Punjab police in Siswan, reports ANI. Read more here.

  • JUN 15, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    Shiromani Akali Dal leaders, workers protest outside Punjab CM’s residence

    Leaders and workers of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) party in Punjab hold protests against the state government outside the residence of Captain Amarinder Singh at Siswan, reports ANI.

  • JUN 15, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Over 266 million Covid-19 vaccine doses given to states, UTs: Govt

    More than 266.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been given to states and the Union territories so far, the Union health ministry said. Also, more than 4.7 million vaccine doses would be given in the next three days, the ministry said.

  • JUN 15, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    Bihar announces relaxation in Covid-19 restrictions till June 22

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces a relaxation in Covid-19 restrictions in the state for the next one week, from June 16 to June 22.

    Govt and private offices to function till 5 pm now, shops to remain open till 6 pm. Night curfew will be in place from 8pm to 5am.

  • JUN 15, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Telangana cancels Class 12 exams, to promote all Class 11 students

    The Telangana government has decided to cancel the Class 12 exam for the academic year 2020-21 and promote all Class 11 students to Class 12.

  • JUN 15, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    Retail sales decline 79 pc in May over pre-Covid levels in 2019: Report

    Retail sales in India slipped 79 per cent in May compared to pre-Covid sales in the same month of 2019, as businesses across states were closed due to the second wave of the pandemic, as per a survey by Retailers Association of India (RAI).

  • JUN 15, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    AstraZeneca says its antibody treatment failed in preventing COVID-19 in exposed patients

    AstraZeneca said on Tuesday its study of monoclonal antibody AZD7442 did not meet the main goal of preventing symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

  • JUN 15, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Twitter adds ‘Arabic (feminine)’ language option in diversity drive

    Twitter on Tuesday introduced an “Arabic (feminine)” language setting enabling the social media site to speak to users using feminine grammar, part of what it said was an inclusion and diversity drive.

  • JUN 15, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    SC closes criminal case in India against Italian marines for killing 2 Indian fishermen in 2012

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the closure of criminal proceedings in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012.

  • JUN 15, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    Oxygen Express train carrying 98 tonnes of medical oxygen reaches Bengaluru

    The thirty-fifth “Oxygen Express” carrying 98.09 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO), in 6 cryogenic containers has reached the city, the South Western Railway said on Tuesday.

  • JUN 15, 2021 10:37 AM IST

    Bail given to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha in UAPA case

    Delhi HC grants bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha in the main riots conspiracy case. This a bail in the UAPA case. Personal bond of 50000 in each of the three cases and a surety of like amount.

  • JUN 15, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    Rupee surges 13 paise to 73.16 against US dollar

    Rupee surges 13 paise to 73.16 against US dollar in early trade

  • JUN 15, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    China urges NATO to stop exaggerating ‘China threat theory’

    China’s mission to the European Union urged NATO on Tuesday to stop exaggerating the “China threat theory” after the group’s leaders warned that the country presents “systemic challenges”.

  • JUN 15, 2021 09:34 AM IST

    Recovery rate increases to 95.64{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a}: Ministry of health

    Recovery rate increases to 95.64{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a}, Weekly positivity rate drops to less than 5{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a}, currently at 4.39{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a}. Daily positivity rate at 3.45{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a}, less than 5{d076f48f335fad70bc9a39ddaab4bad3d03a322aeed29a268fc77d385b74453a} for 8 consecutive days: Ministry of health.

  • JUN 15, 2021 09:31 AM IST

    Sensex surges 220.67 points to 52,772.20 in opening session

    Sensex surges 220.67 points to 52,772.20 in opening session; Nifty advances 62.35 points to 15,874.20.

  • JUN 15, 2021 09:27 AM IST

    Of these, 17,51,358 samples were tested yesterday: ICMR

    38,13,75,984 samples tested for Covid-19, up to June 14. Of these, 17,51,358 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

  • JUN 15, 2021 09:23 AM IST

    India records 60,471 new Covid-19 cases, 2726 deaths

    India on Tuesday reported 60,471 fresh cases and 2,726 deaths, the data released by the Union health ministry said.

  • JUN 15, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    Chile sees 6,234 new Covid-19 cases in single day

    Chile on Monday registered 6,234 new daily cases of Covid-19 and 97 more deaths in a day, raising the country’s confirmed caseload to 1,482,663 and the pandemic death toll to 30,804.

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    Australia’s Victoria state reports no new local Covid-19 cases

    Australia’s Victoria state on Tuesday reported no new locally acquired cases of Covid-19, fuelling hope that movement restrictions in the state capital Melbourne will be eased later this week.

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:39 AM IST

    Investigation begins into China gas explosion; toll now 25

    An investigation has begun into the cause of a gas line explosion at a market in central China where the death toll has risen to 25.

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    Covid-19 vaccination drive for transgender community held in Bhubaneswar

    Amidst the second Covid-19 wave, a group of the transgender community was vaccinated on Monday after a special vaccination drive was launched for the community by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Kalyan Mandap in the city.

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Gold down for third day as dollar firms ahead of US Federal Reserve meeting

    Gold prices on Tuesday fell for a third straight day, as an uptick in the dollar dented the safe-haven metal’s appeal, while investors awaited the US Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the central bank’s monetary policy outlook.

  • JUN 15, 2021 08:14 AM IST

    Brazil’s Bolsonaro asks Pfizer to speed up Covid vaccine delivery

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday asked Pfizer Inc to bring forward planned delivery of Covid-19 vaccines, a government source said, aiming to speed up a slow national inoculation program.

  • JUN 15, 2021 07:51 AM IST

    AIIMS Delhi to start screening kids aged 6-12 for Covaxin trials from today

    Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will on Tuesday begin the recruitment for the clinical trial of Covaxin, among children in the age group of 6-12 years.

  • JUN 15, 2021 07:28 AM IST

    Fugitive hacking suspect from anonymous group nabbed in Mexico

    A man allegedly connected to the Anonymous hacking group was captured in Mexico and returned to the US to face charges over a 2010 attack on a local government website in California, according to federal prosecutors.

  • JUN 15, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    Andhra Pradesh’s black fungus cases reach 2,303, toll at 157

    Andhra Pradesh has so far reported 2,303 cases of black fungus or mucormycosis, while 157 people have died due to the disease, said the State Medical and Health Principal Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:49 AM IST

    Israel drops indoor mask requirement as daily Covid-19 cases decline

    Israel has allowed people to go maskless indoors from Tuesday, as the coronavirus cases in the country are decreasing.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:43 AM IST

    One dead, three others injured as car rams into crowd in US Minneapolis

    A woman died and three people were injured when a car rammed into protesters in Minneapolis, US state of Minnesota, where a Black man was fatally shot this month during an attempted arrest, Minneapolis police said Monday.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:40 AM IST

    Research being done globally over need of booster dose against Covid-19: AIIMS doctor

    Research is taking place in India, US and several other countries to see if booster dose will be needed for maintaining longer efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines, a senior doctor of the AIIMS has said.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:34 AM IST

    1 killed, 5 hurt after small plane crashes at Texas airport

    One person was killed and five others injured when a small airplane crashed early Monday at a municipal airport in Texas, authorities said.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:25 AM IST

    China reports 20 new coronavirus cases on June 14

    China reported 20 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 14, compared with 23 a day earlier, the country’s health authority said on Tuesday.

  • JUN 15, 2021 06:11 AM IST

    Georgia cashier killed in spat over coronavirus masks

    A grocery store cashier has been killed in a shooting and three others wounded following an argument over wearing face masks at an Atlanta-area supermarket.

  • JUN 15, 2021 05:34 AM IST

    Uttarakhand opens Char Dham yatra for three districts

    Uttarakhand on Tuesday opened the Char Dham yatra for pilgrims from Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi districts of the state. These are the districts where the four Himalayan shrines are located.

  • JUN 15, 2021 05:18 AM IST

    Light to moderate rains to lash parts of Haryana today

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted light to moderate rainfall for isolated places in Haryana on Tuesday morning.