• AUG 11, 2021 11:18 PM IST

    Taliban could take over Afghan capital in 90 days, says US

    A United States defence official told news agency Reuters that Taliban fighters could isolate Afghanistan’s capital in 30 days and possibly take it over in 90.

  • AUG 11, 2021 10:54 PM IST

    Opposition spreading lies, request RS chairman to release CCTV footage, says Pralhad Joshi

  • AUG 11, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    Badruddin Ajmal discusses Assam-Mizoram border issue with Amit Shah

    Badruddin Ajmal, the chief of AIUDF, met Amit Shah on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing Assam-Mizoram border dispute. “We’ve demanded early intervention of home ministry for peaceful retreat of Mizo admin to maintain peace & tranquility at the inter-state border,” Ajmal told news agency ANI.

  • AUG 11, 2021 09:33 PM IST

    PM Modi to address Investors Summit in Gujarat on August 13

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing an Investors Summit on August 13 in Gujarat. This summit is being organized to invite investment for setting up vehicle scrapping infrastructure under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy, reported news agency ANI.

  • AUG 11, 2021 08:41 PM IST

    Haven’t seen women MPs attacked like they were today in last 55 yrs, says Sharad Pawar

  • AUG 11, 2021 08:34 PM IST

    Maharashtra reports 5,560 cases of Covid-19, 163 deaths

    Maharashtra recorded 5,560 cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the state-wide tally to 63,69,002. In the last 24 hours 163 deaths were also reported, taking the death toll to 134,364, as per the state health bulletin.

  • AUG 11, 2021 07:39 PM IST

    Karnataka reports 1,826 new Covid-19 cases, 33 deaths

    Karnataka reported 1,826 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total caseload of the state to 2,922,875. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 22,851. The death toll is currently at 36,881, after 33 more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hrs, as per the state health bulletin.

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:52 PM IST

    Death toll in Kinnaur landslide rises to 10, 14 people rescued so far

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    Lockdown to be reimposed in Maharashtra if daily requirement of oxygen surpasses 700MT

    Maharastra health minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday that lockdown will be reimposed in Maharashtra if the daily requirement of oxygen for the treatment goes up to 700MT.

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:36 PM IST

    Restaurants in Maharashtra allowed to conduct business till 10 pm from Aug 15

    Maharashtra allowed restaurants and eateries to conduct business till 10pm from August 15 onwards, health minister Rajesh Tope announced on Wednesday. However, theatres, multiplexes, and places of worship will remain shut until further orders, Tope declared.

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:27 PM IST

    Delhi court grants bail to Ashwini Upadhyay

    A Delhi court granted bail to lawyer and former BJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay on Wednesday. Upadhyay, along with three others, was sent to judicial custody for two days in connection with the alleged anti-Muslim sloganeering at an event on Jantar Mantar on August 8.

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:21 PM IST

    Death toll in Kinnaur landslide now stands at 5

  • AUG 11, 2021 05:24 PM IST

    Govt’s efforts leading to major FDI investments in India, says PM Modi

  • AUG 11, 2021 05:06 PM IST

    PM Modi addresses the CII Annual Session via video conferencing.

  • AUG 11, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    2 casualties reported due to landslide in Kinnaur, 10 rescued so far

    The State Emergency Operation Centre of Himachal Pradesh told news agency ANI that two individuals have lost their life in the Kinnaur landslide while 10 people have been rescued from the rubble so far. The landslide occurred on the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway in Kinnaur district on Wednesday.

  • AUG 11, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Cong appoints Syed Naseer Hussain, Chhaya Verma as whips in Rajya Sabha

  • AUG 11, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Fire breaks out in a high-rise building in Byculla

  • AUG 11, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    4 people rescued so far, 50-60 feared trapped in Kinnaur landslide, says Himachal Pradesh CM

  • AUG 11, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    Rescue operation hindered by falling boulders: MLA on Kinnaur landslide

    The rescue operations carried out by ITBP personnel on the Peo- Shimal highway has been hampered by falling boulders Kinnaur MLA JS Negi told ANI. A bus, few cars, and trucks have been buried in the rubble due to the landslide that occurred on the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway in Kinnaur district on Wednesday, and the bus driver and another individual has been rescued so far, he added.

  • AUG 11, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    Briton arrested in Germany accused of spying for Russia

    Germany arrests a Briton in for allegedly spying for Russia, say prosecutors.

  • AUG 11, 2021 01:37 PM IST

    ‘Hundreds’ of Afghan soldiers surrender to Taliban near Kunduz

    Hundreds of Afghan soldiers who retreated to the airport outside Kunduz after the Taliban captured the northern city at the weekend have surrendered, a local lawmaker told AFP Wednesday.

    Amruddin Wali, a member of the Kunduz provincial council, said soldiers, police and uprising forces “surrendered to the Taliban with all their military gear”.

  • AUG 11, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    New Parliament building to be ready by Aug 15 next year: Om Birla

    Construction of the new Parliament building is expected to be completed before August 15 next year, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

  • AUG 11, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    ‘All sacredness of House destroyed’: Naidu warns of action over RS ruckus

    Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that action will be taken against members of opposition parties who created ruckus during a short-duration discussion on farm issues yesterday. Read More

  • AUG 11, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    Venkaiah Naidu to take action against Opposition MPs over house ruckus

    Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to take action against Opposition MPs who created ruckus in Rajya Sabha, yesterday. Home Minister Amit Shah, Leader of the House Piyush Goyal, and other BJP MPs met Naidu over the same, this morning, news agency ANI reported citing sources.

  • AUG 11, 2021 11:02 AM IST

    Over 4,000 injured being treated by Red Cross as violence intensifies in Afghanistan

    Over 4,042 patients wounded by weapons are being treated at Red Cross-supported health facilities since August 1 in Afghanistan, the humanitarian organization informed on Tuesday.

  • AUG 11, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    FIR against TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee, other top leaders

    Tripura police FIR against TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee, top leaders including WB minister Bratya Basu, days after Khowai feud.

  • AUG 11, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    DCGI allows study on mixing Covaxin & Covishield

    India’s Drugs Controller General of India has given nod for conducting a study on mixing Covaxin & Covishield.

  • AUG 11, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    BMC begins issuance of local train passes

    BMC begins issuance of local train passes to fully vaccinated people for whom services begin on August 15. “We’re verifying vaccination certificates of people administered both doses & issuing them QR codes,” ANI quoted Anil Kate of BMC, as saying.

  • AUG 11, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    China sentences Canadian national to 11 years in jail for spying, stealing state secrets

    China sentences Canadian national to 11 years in jail for spying, stealing state secrets, reports Bloomberg

  • AUG 11, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Isro all set to launch GISAT-1 Earth observation satellite tomorrow, countdown begins

    Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) informed early on Wednesday morning that countdown has begun for the launch of the GSLV-F10 EOS-03 mission. Read More

  • AUG 11, 2021 07:28 AM IST

    Indian men & women hockey players comes to warm welcome in Amritsar

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:35 AM IST

    Kerala to allow shops in malls to reopen from today, Covid-19 norms mandatory

    Even amid a recent surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led state government has allowed the reopening of shops in malls starting today (i.e. Wednesday, August 11). Read More

  • AUG 11, 2021 06:02 AM IST

    TikTok replaces Facebook from world’s most downloaded app in 2020

    Chinese-owned TikTok was the world’s most downloaded app last year, overtaking Facebook and its messaging platforms, market tracker data shows

  • AUG 11, 2021 05:18 AM IST

    Delhi govt aims to build 7 makeshift hospitals in next 6 months

    The Delhi government will build seven makeshift hospitals with 7,000 ICU beds in the next six months to prepare for a potential third wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), state health minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.