• Bullet Train Project: 7 cos willing to construct undersea tunnel 24 Jan 2021 05:21 New Delhi, At least seven Indian companies have shown interest for the construction of the undersea tunnel for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor during the pre-bidding stage, officials said on Sunday. A National High Speed …
  • Tears and fears as India's huge coronavirus vaccine push falters 24 Jan 2021 04:55 India's huge coronavirus vaccination drive is behind schedule, with a third of recipients not showing up for appointments because of safety fears, technical glitches and a belief that the pandemic is ending. After one week, India has vaccinated 1.4 …
  • India celebrates 13th National Girl Child Day to promote female empowerment 24 Jan 2021 04:39 NEW DELHI: To increase the consciousness of people towards female foeticide and to provide new opportunities to the girl child in society, the Ministry of Women and Child Development celebrates the 13th National Girl Child Day on January 24. On this …
  • Farmers to go ahead with tractor march on Republic Day, claims permission from Delhi Police 24 Jan 2021 04:29 Image Source : PTI Farmers take out a tractor march as part of the preparations for their planned tractor parade in the national capital on Republic day, during a protest against the new farm laws, in Patiala. Agitating farmers, who remain adamant on their …
  • 'Ivanka: Happening': Julie Bishop, Donald Trump's daughter, and the Australian Government's three-year fight for secrecy 24 Jan 2021 04:19 In a small room in an exclusive Manhattan hotel, an eagerly sought meeting is finally taking place. The Chairman's Office inside New York's Palace Hotel has hosted business titans and political powerhouses. Its walls are lined with books. Its wood …
  • 5,000 note demonetisation to curb bribery: Shabbar Zaidi 24 Jan 2021 03:40 KARACHI: Former Federal Board of Revenue chairman Shabbar Zaidi believes that the government should go for the demonetisation of the Rs5,000 note from July onwards. "5000 Rupee Notes. Demonetise from July 1, 2021. Announce two months earlier," …
  • Bangladesh Contingent to Lead Republic Day Parade in Delhi 24 Jan 2021 03:21 A Bangladeshi tri-service contingent, comprising soldiers of the Bangladesh Army, sailors of the Bangladesh Navy, and air warriors of the Bangladesh Air Force will lead the annual Republic Day parade in New Delhi. “Bangladesh contingent will be led by its …
  • Former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad... 24 Jan 2021 03:08 Former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad has been admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi after developing pneumonia, late on Saturday evening, officials told IANS. The RJD chief is kept in the cardiac intensive care unit ( …
  • Ongoing farmers’ agitation unconstitutional: Ram Madhav 24 Jan 2021 02:53 Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav has termed the ongoing farmers’ agitation outside New Delhi as unconstitutional. “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in the speech he had delivered on the final draft of the Constitution November 25, 1949 had sounded three warnings. One of them …
  • Delhi: Covid cases dip, but death rate still high 24 Jan 2021 02:03 On Monday, Delhi recorded 161 cases — the lowest in nearly nine months, with a positivity rate of 0.32% (file photo)NEW DELHI: The death rate due to Covid-19 continues to be higher despite a reduction in daily cases. According to doctors, one of the …
  • Formal systems in place made shift from classroom to online teaching seamless, says CEPT University president 24 Jan 2021 01:27 STRUCTURED SYSTEMS in place at the CEPT University since the past few years helped students to seamlessly transition from classroom to online teaching during the pandemic, the institute’s president Bimal Patel said. Patel, the architect of the Central …
  • President, PM Modi pay tribute to Netaji 24 Jan 2021 01:22 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary. The President said Netaji is one of our most beloved national heroes who …
  • WHO chief Ghebreyesus thanks PM Modi for ‘continued support’ to global COVID-19 response 24 Jan 2021 01:08 WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his continued support to the global COVID-19 response, saying acting together, including sharing of knowledge, will help in combating the novel coronavirus. India …
  • Sri Lanka hands over bodies of 4 fishermen from sunken Indian boat 24 Jan 2021 01:06 Sri Lanka on Saturday handed over four bodies of fishermen recovered from a sunken Indian fishing boat which collided with a Navy vessel of the island nation on Monday. The bodies were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime …
  • She was murdered for catching an Indian priest and nun in a sex act. Three decades later, justice is served 24 Jan 2021 00:58 Her white veil was found snagged on the door. An open bottle of water was leaking onto the tiles. In the corner of the room was an ax.Officers discovered the crime scene, described in court documents seen by CNN, at St. Pius X Convent Hostel in southern …
  • Cost estimate to restore Airport-Shangumugham road goes up by nearly 50% within a year 24 Jan 2021 00:54 The total project cost for restoring Airport-Shangumugham road has gone up from the initial estimate of Rs 5.39 crore to Rs 8.05 croreThiruvananthapuram: A year after administrative sanction was given to restore Airport-Shangumugham road which got badly …
  • Demonetisation of Rs5,000 note will help curb bribery: ex-FBR chief Shabbar Zaidi 24 Jan 2021 00:31 Shabbar Zaidi believes government should provide two month transition period before demonetizing the Rs5,000 note. Zaidi believes that the move will improve documentation of the economy and ensure that banking prospers. Former FBR chairman argues that …
  • Popular Bhajan Singer Narendra Chanchal Passes Away At 76 24 Jan 2021 00:28 Following health complications, popular bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal died at a private hospital in New Delhi on Friday, sources said. The singer was 76. Chanchal breathed his last at 12:15 pm at Apollo Hospital here, the sources said. He was admitted to …
  • Northern Coalfields to surpass production target of 113.25 MT for fiscal year 2021 23 Jan 2021 22:57 By PTI NEW DELHI: Coal India-arm Northern Coalfields Ltd has said that it will easily achieve and surpass the production target of 113.25 million tonnes (MT) for the current fiscal. Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) CMD PK Sinha said that the company has set …
  • NGT directs UP govt to take action against unregulated solid waste dumping in Yamuna 23 Jan 2021 22:57 By PTI NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the authorities in Uttar Pradesh to take action against unregulated dumping of solid waste in the Yamuna flood plains, noting that steps taken for handling the waste are not adequate. A bench …
  • Shahid Kapoor treats fans to steaming shirtless picture from Goa trip 23 Jan 2021 22:55 By ANI NEW DELHI: Bollywood powerhouse Shahid Kapoor, who was last seen in the 2019 hit film 'Kabir Singh', recently treated his fans to a steaming picture of himself from his Goa trip. The picture, shared on Instagram on Saturday, features the …
  • Madhur Bhandarkar's 'India Lockdown' goes on floors 23 Jan 2021 22:53 By ANI NEW DELHI: Inspired by true events, Bollywood director Madhur Bhandarkar's much-anticipated project 'India Lockdown' went on floors on Saturday in Mumbai. Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter …
  • Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro could faces charges in ICC after being accused of 'crimes against humanity' 23 Jan 2021 22:43 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro could face charges in The Hague after being accused of ‘crimes against humanity’ by indigenous leaders over the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.   Two top Brazilian indigenous leaders asked the international criminal …
  • Delhi police gives nod to farmers’ Republic Day tractor parade 23 Jan 2021 22:30 The Delhi Police Saturday granted farmers permission to carry out their tractor parade in the national capital on the occasion of Republic Day on January 26. Farmers will have to confirm to the police the route of their parade tomorrow. Swaraj India …
  • AAP’s Somnath Bharti gets 2 yrs in jail for damage at AIIMS 23 Jan 2021 22:30 Observing that “the mindset to cause damage to public property and infrastructure is an attack on the common man”, a Delhi court sentenced AAP MLA Somnath Bharti to two-year imprisonment for leading a mob which tried to break the boundary wall of AIIMS and …
  • Who do Delhi’s farmers sell to? FCI, wheat growers differ on answer 23 Jan 2021 22:29 Farmers in Delhi prefer to sell their wheat crop to private traders because they are offered rates higher than the minimum support price (MSP), the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has said. In response to a query by a farmer from Delhi, a letter sent by …
  • Haryana Governor to unfurl national flag in Chandigarh, not Panchkula, on Republic Day 23 Jan 2021 21:08 Haryana Governor S N Arya will not hoist the national flag in Panchkula on Republic Day, but instead unfurl it at Haryana Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh. Citing the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic as a reason, an amended R-Day programme schedule was released Saturday …
  • Anupam Kher recalls working with cast of 'Hum' 23 Jan 2021 20:35 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): As his superhit film 'Hum' clocked in 30 years on Saturday, veteran actor Anupam Kher shared a few stills, reminiscing working with the cast and crew of the movie. The 65-year-old actor shared the pictures on …
  • Avian influenza confirmed in 9 states for poultry birds 23 Jan 2021 20:35 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): The central government on Saturday informed that avian influenza or bird flu has been confirmed in nine states for poultry birds and in 12 states for crow, migratory and wild birds till January 23. "Till January 23 …
  • Beating the Retreat to have 'Swarnim Vijay' composition 23 Jan 2021 20:35 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): This year's Beating the Retreat ceremony after Republic Day will have a special new composition 'Swarnim Vijay' to commemorate 50 years of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. Prime Minister …
  • Sri Lanka: Understanding the protests against Indian private investment in Colombo Port 23 Jan 2021 19:54 by N Sathiya Moorthy  22 January 2021 For Sri Lanka, big ticket foreign investment matters right now more than at any time in the post-Independence era. Overseas investors would be keenly watching the Sri Lankan Government’s handling of the much-maligned  …
  • India: Revisiting The Back-Stabbing Of Netaji By Hindutva Gang On His 125th Birth Anniversary 23 Jan 2021 19:54 The 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose falls on on January 23, 2021.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a senior RSS cadre who identifies himself as Hindu Nationalist will be in Kolkata to inaugurate the celebrations given the nomenclature, …
  • Ladakh to make debut in Republic Day Parade 23 Jan 2021 19:51 New Delhi: There is a palpable excitement among members of the Ladakh contingent for the Republic Day Parade as the young union territory is all set to make its debut in the extravaganza on Rajpath with a beautiful tableau depicting the iconic Thikse …
  • India, China in touch over military talks: MEA 23 Jan 2021 19:51 NEW DELHI: India and China have agreed to hold the next round of senior commander-level meeting soon and both sides are maintaining close communication over diplomatic and military channels on it, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday. Indian and …
  • Telcos worried over security note on gears 23 Jan 2021 19:51 New Delhi: India’s top telecom companies have raised concerns around legal ramifications of the National Security Directive, including who will be held responsible in case of a security breach on trusted equipment used in a telecom network, officials and …
  • No vaccination drive on January 26, 27 23 Jan 2021 19:51 NEW DELHI: States will take a break from the Covid-19 immunisation drive on January 26 and 27, when they are expected to get the second tranche of the two vaccines and reschedule shots for health workers who did not get the first dose. After starting the …
  • US applauds India for gifting vaccines to countries 23 Jan 2021 19:49 WASHINGTON: Terming India a "true friend" which is using its pharmaceutical sector to help the global community, the US has applauded New Delhi for gifting COVID-19 vaccines to several countries. In the last few days, India has sent consignments …
  • Tractor rally to start from Singhu, Tikri border 23 Jan 2021 19:47 New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday gave permission to protesting farmer unions to hold their tractor parades on January 26 in the national capital, farmer leaders claimed. The tractor parades will start from the Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri border …
  • Delhi Court adjourns hearing against 'Tandav' to April 19 23 Jan 2021 19:41 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Saturday adjourned the hearing in a criminal complaint seeking action against the makers of Saif Sli Khan starrer web series 'Tandav' for April 19, 2021. Umesh Kumar, Metropolitan Magistrate of …
  • Appointment of new chairman at Apparel Made-Ups 23 Jan 2021 19:41 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI/Digpu): Premal Udani, Managing Director of Kaytee Corporations Pvt Ltd has been appointed as Chairman of the Apparel, Made-UpsHome Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC) in the meeting of the Board of Directors of …
  • Overcoming vaccine hesitancy — the key to a successful Covid-19 inoculation drive 23 Jan 2021 19:30 Please do come. There is no queue, it won’t take long,” Akash Kumar Jha says persuasively, as he speaks on the phone to a doctor at New Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. It’s one of the many calls the hospital’s first officer for vaccination is making on …
  • This year's R-Day parade will witness several firsts & several first time misses 23 Jan 2021 19:21 India's first woman combat fighter pilot, Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, is part of the IAF tableau that rolled down the Rajpath on full -day rehearsal on Saturday.NEW DELHI: This year’s Republic Day parade will be unique as it will witness several …
  • 5 tri-colour recipes to treat your taste buds 23 Jan 2021 17:48 New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): Republic Day 2021 is just around the corner, and people are gearing up to celebrate the special day by enjoying a patriotic movie or watching the parade. However, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has meant more time at …
  • Lexus unveils its new special edition LS 500h 23 Jan 2021 16:58 Japanese luxury car brand Lexus is world-renowned for its ‘takumi’ masters and their hand craftsmanship. The cars often feature iconic pieces of work and examples of Japanese heritage in traditional stitching and weaving techniques. Now, bringing one more …
  • Melorra expands physical footprint to Delhi-NCR 23 Jan 2021 14:37 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANSlife) Melorra, India’s fastest growing lightweight fine jewellery brand designing affordable jewellery for everyday wear, today forayed into its largest market, Delhi-NCR with three new physical experience centres. Launched on the …
  • TN needs new thinking, new government, Rahul Gandhi says 23 Jan 2021 13:34 Tamil Nadu needs new thinking and a new government, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi told a gathering at a reception organised at the SITRA-Kalapatti Road Junction on Saturday. “Tamil Nadu, which showed the way for the rest of the country in …
  • PIL in Delhi HC seeks direction to e-commerce websites to display MRP, country of origin 23 Jan 2021 13:20 The petition claimed that since the MRP of the product is not displayed, the customers are forced to buy the product at a higher cost New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to e-commerce websites to prominently display …
  • Delhi wetlands shrinking & dying, finds bird survey 23 Jan 2021 13:09 Express News Service NEW DELHI:  The urban wetlands in the national capital are shrinking, degrading, disappearing, and dying due to extreme human intervention, misuse or overuse of natural resources, pollution, and modern entertainment activities, finds …
  • Delhi's minimum temperature rises to 8 deg C, visibility remains poor 23 Jan 2021 13:09 By PTI NEW DELHI: Delhi's minimum temperature rose to eight degrees Celsius on Saturday even as fog lowered visibility to 300 metres in some parts of the city, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A fresh Western Disturbance (WD) affecting …
  • Show invitation cards, tickets to watch Republic Day parade at Rajpath: Delhi Police 23 Jan 2021 13:07 By PTI NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, the Delhi Police has issued an advisory, saying people will be allowed to watch the parade at Rajpath strictly on the production of an invitation card or a ticket. The police also said that those …
  • Delhi: Farmer unions' meeting underway to reconsider govt proposal to put farm laws on hold 23 Jan 2021 12:40 New Delhi: A meeting of 32 Punjab farmer unions opposed to the Centre's farm laws is underway at the Singhu border here, a major protest site, to reconsider the government's proposal to put the contentious legislations on hold. This comes a day …
  • 16 trains to Delhi delayed due low visibility as thick fog engulfs north India 23 Jan 2021 10:46 Image Source : ANI 16 trains to Delhi delayed due low visibility as thick fog engulfs north India Sixteen trains scheduled to New Delhi on Saturday, including Howrah-New Delhi Special and Saharsa-New Delhi Special, are running late due low visibility …
  • With 14,256 new COVID cases, 152 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally climbs to 1,06,39,684 23 Jan 2021 10:46 Image Source : PTI With 14,256 new COVID cases, 152 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally climbs to 1,06,39,684 With 14,256 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's tally climbed to 1,06,39,684 on Saturday, while 1,03,00,838 patients have …
  • Republic Day parade: Delhi traffic police issue advisory for full dress rehearsal 23 Jan 2021 10:46 Image Source : PTI New Delhi: JAT regiment of Indian Army during the rehearsals for Republic Day Parade 2021, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The Delhi Traffic Police on Saturday issued an advisory on the arrangements and restrictions in place for …
  • Railway Budget 2021: Indian Railways to focus on new bullet train networks in coming years? 23 Jan 2021 09:37 At present, India's maiden high-speed rail network is under construction between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. (Image: JR East) Railway Budget 2021 may throw more light on Indian Railways plan to introduce new bullet train networks in the coming years. Finance …
  • Delhi art show to explore ‘the gaze’ 23 Jan 2021 08:43 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANSlife) Ways of Seeing, a historic exhibition by DAG focuses on one of the most contested spaces in Indian art – the gaze – featuring 150 works by female and male artists paralleling the modern art movement in India. Bringing back into …
  • Punjab, Haryana farmers to set out for tractor parade in Delhi 23 Jan 2021 08:18 Image Source : PTI Amritsar: Farmers take out a tractor march as part of the preparations for their planned tractor parade in the national capital on Republic day, during a protest against the new farm laws, in Amritsar, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Farmers from …
  • Kisan Tractor Rally: Over 200 tractors leave for Delhi from Amroha 23 Jan 2021 07:15 Jan 23, 2021, 12:11PM ISTSource: Times NowAs farmers get ready to perform a tractor rally on January 26 to protest against the new farm laws, more than 200 tractors are on their way to the national capital from Amroha. The tractors are set to reach Delhi …
  • India reports 14,545 new COVID-19 cases 23 Jan 2021 06:44 New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): India reported 14,545 new COVID-19 cases, 18,002 discharges, and 163 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry's data on Friday. The country's caseload reached 1,06,25,428, including 1, …
  • Delhi Metro Republic Day Update: Gates of 2 stations to remain closed on Jan 23 - Check Details 23 Jan 2021 06:16 Image Source : PTI Representational Image The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday announced that the gates of Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations will remain closed till 12 noon on Saturday (January 23) due to the Republic Day …
  • Delhi: 200 samples from Covid-19 sero-survey missing 23 Jan 2021 05:41 The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has issued a show cause notice to the chief district medical officer of the West district after officials were unable to trace 200 samples collected for the fifth round of the serological survey in Delhi. …
  • TiEcon Delhi - NCR conclave to focus on learnings from Covid 23 Jan 2021 04:45 NEW DELHI: With the resolve to nurture entrepreneurship TiE Delhi – NCR has announced the opening of the four day online conclave. It is called the Resurgence TiEcon Delhi – NCR and will be held from January 27 to January 30. This initiative aims to equip …
  • Farmers from Karnal plan to take 20,000 tractors to Delhi 23 Jan 2021 04:30 A sea of tractors seems to have taken over Haryana roads with farmers from the state and those from neighbouring Punjab starting to move to Delhi in large numbers from Friday to participate in the “tractor parade” in the national capital on the occasion of …
  • Delhi: 266 new Covid-19 cases, seven fatalities in 24 hours 23 Jan 2021 03:07
  • Take a culinary journey with these new travel-inspired cookbooks 23 Jan 2021 01:09 After canceling a planned gathering for pandemic-obvious reasons, I ignored suggestions for wan, scaled-down menus featuring chicken legs and miniature pie for two. Instead I reached for a Turkish cookbook, trading holiday traditions for a culinary voyage. …
  • Govt formulating new action plan, Chinese telecom giants could be out of game 22 Jan 2021 22:45 New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE could be potentially out of the game in India with the government set to begin formulating an action plan on the implementation of ‘National Security Directive on Telecommunication Sector’on …
  • Indian Man Carries Out One of the Biggest Heists in Delhi After Being Humiliated at Work 22 Jan 2021 21:59 India 09:51 GMT 22.01.2021Get short URL A man entered a jewellery shop on Tuesday while wearing a personal protective equipment (PPE) kit and stole cash and jewellery. Police learned about it when the shop owner reported the incident on Wednesday, and a …
  • Delhi Police EOW files cheating case against Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa 22 Jan 2021 21:01 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing has registered a cheating case against Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjinder Singh Sirsa, officials said on Friday. According to …
  • Containment measures, immunity, fewer outside patients behind fall in COVID cases in Delhi: Experts 22 Jan 2021 20:44 New Delhi:The slide in the number of fresh COVID-19 cases, deaths and positivity rate in Delhi can be attributed to aggressive containment measures, a segment of population achieving immunity and fewer outside patients, experts said on Friday. Some of them …
  • RLDA concludes online roadshows on the redevelopment of New Delhi Railway Station 22 Jan 2021 20:44 New Delhi: The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), conducted the online roadshows on the redevelopment of the New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS)- the first project to be undertaken on the Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) concept in Delhi-NCR. Macquarie …
  • New Movies: Release Calendar for January 22, Plus Where to Watch the Latest Films 22 Jan 2021 20:25 Staying home? Good. Looking for something new to watch while you do it? Even better! As the world continues shifts to accommodate a wide range of in-home viewing options for movie lovers, it’s not just platforms that are expanding, it’s the very type of …
  • Leading investors show interest in New Delhi railway station redevelopment 22 Jan 2021 19:59 Over 30-35 prominent investors participated in the road shows for New Delhi’s station redevelopment project conducted by Rail Land Development Authority. Among the prominent names were Macquarie Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Brookfield, I Squared …
  • Man held with Rs 4L in fake currency in Delhi 22 Jan 2021 18:37 The accused has been identified as Sheikh Shehzad, a resident of Delhi. (File Photo)NEW DELHI: A 44-year-old man was arrested on Friday with fake currency with a face value of Rs 4 lakh in east Delhi's Anand Vihar area, police said. The accused has …
  • Delhi logs 266 fresh Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths 22 Jan 2021 18:37 The tally of Covid-19 cases stood at over 6,33,542 in Delhi while the toll due to the viral disease mounted to 10,789. (File Photo)NEW DELHI: Delhi recorded 266 fresh Covid-19 cases and seven deaths due to the virus on Friday, with the positivity rate …
  • Battery storage cheaper than new coal power plants in TN: Analysis finds 22 Jan 2021 18:14 A new economic viability analysis on Friday revealed that renewable energy along with battery storage in Tamil Nadu is cost competitive with new coal power plants. The report finds the levelized cost of energy for a hypothetical hybrid, solar, wind and li- …
  • Indian farmers to step up protests after rejecting offer to defer controversial new laws 22 Jan 2021 16:46 Indian farmers on Friday rejected an offer by the government to defer three farm reform laws for one-and-a-half years, warning they would step up protests as they seek a repeal of the laws and a guarantee on minimum crop prices. Farm leaders said hundreds …
  • Indian Farmers Reject Government Offer To Suspend New Laws 22 Jan 2021 14:08 NEW DELHI— Angry Indian farmers, who have been protesting three new farm laws for months, have rejected a government proposal to put the laws on hold for 18 months. Farmers who have been protesting at the borders of the national capital for more than a …
  • Uttarakhand cuts COVID tests' costs. Check new prices of RT-PCR, RAT 22 Jan 2021 14:07 Image Source : PTI Uttarakhand cuts COVID tests' costs Uttarakhand government on Friday announced that the costs of Covid-19 tests -- RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests have been reduced for the public. The cost of the RT-PCR test which was earlier Rs 900, …
  • Delhi High Court implementing hybrid system of hearings via virtual, physical mode 22 Jan 2021 12:27 NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Friday said it has initiated steps for a hybrid system where a hearing can be joined through virtual as well as physical mode. The high court issued an administrative order stating that when a particular bench is conducting …
  • Delhi Police EOW files cheating case against Akali leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa 22 Jan 2021 12:26 New Delhi: The Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing has registered a cheating case against Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjinder Singh Sirsa, officials said on Friday. According to reports, …
  • Finish housing projects for poor at earliest for shelter to all: Delhi CM 22 Jan 2021 11:07 Taking stockNEW DELHI: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday instructed officials of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) to expeditiously allot the flats constructed for the economically weaker sections (EWS) and slum dwellers. Reviewing the …
  • Delhi: 227 new Covid cases, 8 deaths in last 24 hours 22 Jan 2021 11:06 Picture used for representational purpose onlyNEW DELHI: Delhi recorded 227 fresh Covid-19 cases and eight deaths on Thursday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.28%. The infection tally settled at over 6.33 lakh and the death toll mounted to 10,782, the …
  • Fire at hardware shop in Delhi, no casualties 22 Jan 2021 11:06 As many as 11 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the blaze that broke out at 10.48am. (File Photo)NEW DELHI: A minor fire broke out at the basement of a hardware shop in south-west Delhi's Palam area on Friday. However, no casualty was …
  • India’ electricity demand records a new high on Friday morning 22 Jan 2021 10:55 NEW DELHI : In a strong indication of the much-awaited economic recovery, India’ power demand recorded a new high of 187.3 gigawatts (GW) on Friday morning. This surpassed the previous all-time high electricity demand of 185.82 GW for the country that was …
  • Plea in Delhi HC seeking directions to fill vacant posts in DSSSB 22 Jan 2021 10:53 NEW DELHI: A petition has been moved in Delhi High Court on Friday seeking direction to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation Delhi (SDMC) to send the requisition of as many as 1,132 vacant posts of Special Educator (Primary) to Delhi Subordinate Services …
  • Rabi sowing touches new record at 67.5 million hectares 22 Jan 2021 08:03 New Delhi: With crop sowing completed across 67.5 million hectares, the country has achieved highest ever crop area since independence. This is 2.86% more than last year raising hopes of a yet another record output. The coverage of wheat has also touched …
  • Panic Strikes as City Adjoining Delhi Gets Two Bomb Hoax Calls Ahead of Indian Republic Day 22 Jan 2021 07:50 India 07:45 GMT 22.01.2021Get short URL The government has made all security arrangements across the country to prevent any terror incidents on or around Republic Day, which is held every year on 26 January. A bomb scare triggered panic in India's …
  • Deferment of new laws not part of demand: farmers 22 Jan 2021 05:52 Protesters claim Central government offering suspension as a tool to appease them ahead of Punjab Assembly polls in 2022 The farmers at the Singhu border, while rejecting the Centre’s proposal of suspending the three controversial farm laws for 18 months, …
  • COVID-19 | Delhi reports 227 new virus cases, 8 deaths 22 Jan 2021 05:52 Delhi witnessed 227 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the city to 6,33,276, according to a health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Thursday. Also, eight more deaths have been reported in 24 hours, …
  • SSI Mantra: A new surgical robotic system 22 Jan 2021 05:40 By Express News Service Only a few in India have access to robotic-assisted surgeries, for the simple reason that the system is expensive and its availability limited.  Keeping this in mind, Dr Sudhir P Srivastava, one of the pioneers in minimally invasive …
  • Fire breaks out in building in Delhi's ITO 22 Jan 2021 05:40 By PTI NEW DELHI: A fire broke out in a building in central Delhi's ITO on Friday morning, fire officials said. A call about the fire was received at 8.30 am, they said. "We received a call about a fire in a metre board in the Institution of …
  • Vaccine hesitancy 39 per cent in Delhi-NCR: Survey 22 Jan 2021 05:06 New Delhi: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is as high as 39 per cent in the Delhi-NCR with about one-fifth of the respondents saying that they will not take the jab, according to a telephonic survey conducted by the NCAER. The government launched the world' …
  • Petrol prices hit a new high, retailing at 22 Jan 2021 04:33 New Delhi: India’ petrol prices hit a new high on Friday, as oil marketing companies (OMCs) again increased petrol and diesel prices by 25 paise per litre each, after holding prices steady for two-days. Petrol prices in the national capital registered a …
  • Delhi HC hears plea on another jurisdiction concerning accu 22 Jan 2021 03:24 New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): The Delhi High Court, after hearing a petition challenging notice under section 41A(1) of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) issued by Mumbai Police to appear before a police station in the city, chose to examine whether an …
  • Delhi traffic advisory for Republic Day parade full dress rehearsal on Jan 23 22 Jan 2021 03:15 Image Source : PTI A contingent practices during the rehearsals for Republic Day Parade 2021, at Rajpath in New Delhi. Ahead of the Republic Day 2021 celebrations in the national capital, there will be a Full Dress Rehearsal on January 23, 2021. The parade …
  • Delhi: 5,942 people get Covid-19 vaccine shots on day 4 22 Jan 2021 02:45 In a marked rise in attendance compared to those on the previous three days, the number of people who were vaccinated on Thursday was 73 per cent of the targeted figure of 8,100, according to the data. The Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan …
  • KBC-fame woman among Vid farm widows headed to Delhi 21 Jan 2021 23:32 Activist Kishore Tiwari is leading a team of widows of farmers who had committed suicide to join the protests in DelhiNagpur: Chairman of Vasantrao Naik Shetkari Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM), a state government task force on agrarian crisis, Kishore Tiwari …
  • Delhi HC refuses to stay release of film 'The White Tiger' on Netflix tonight 21 Jan 2021 22:03 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay release of film 'The White Tiger' tonight on OTT platform Netflix on a plea by Hollywood producer John Hart Jr alleging copyright violation. In an urgent hearing conducted late evening …
  • Live COVID-19 updates: Russia logs 21,887 new COVID-19 cases 21 Jan 2021 20:01 BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - MOSCOW -- Russia registered 21,887 more COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, roughly the same as the number reported in the previous day …
  • IndianOil to turn New Delhi’s waste into energy 21 Jan 2021 10:30 In India, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IndianOil) and North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for development of integrated waste-to-energy facilities at NDMC’s landfill site at Ranikhera in Narela, New Delhi.  As …