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Updated on Mar 07, 2022 11:50 PM IST
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Mar 07, 2022 11:49 PM IST
Delhi adds 158 new Covid-19 cases, 3 more deaths
Delhi on Monday added 158 cases and three more deaths due to Covid-19, which pushed the caseload and toll to 18,61,870 and 26,137 respectively.
Mar 07, 2022 11:30 PM IST
India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 179 crore
The Union health ministry said on Monday evening that the country’s vaccination coverage exceeded 179 crore with 18,24,967 doses administered till 7pm.
Mar 07, 2022 10:46 PM IST
NIA conducts raids in Maharashtra’s Pune
National Investigation Agency (NJA) conducted raids at the residence of Talha Khan, a resident of Pune, in connection with a case related to Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISKP).
Mar 07, 2022 09:18 PM IST
BJP president Nadda chairs meeting with party leaders in J&K
BJP national president JP Nadda chairs a meeting with party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir’s Katra. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh also present in the meeting.
Mar 07, 2022 07:46 PM IST
Maharashtra records 225 new Covid-19 cases, no fresh death
Maharashtra records 225 new Covid-19 as total tally rises to 7,869,038, while death toll remains at 143,740 with no fresh fatality.
Mar 07, 2022 06:47 PM IST
J&K: Police bust LeT-linked grenade throwing module
Police in Awantipora have busted a grenade-throwing module linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT by arresting four terrorist associates and thereby averted major catastrophic terror attacks: Jammu & Kashmir Police
Mar 07, 2022 06:07 PM IST
Kerala logs 1223 new Covid-19 cases and 4 deaths
Kerala reports 1223 fresh Covid-19 cases, 2424 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. Also, 20 additional deaths added as per the new guidelines of the central government
Mar 07, 2022 05:35 PM IST
General SF Rodrigues: Ex-army chief laid to rest
Former army chief, General (retired) SF Rodrigues laid to rest with full military honours in Goa. He passed away on March 4 at the age of 88.
Mar 07, 2022 04:13 PM IST
International Women’s Day: PM Modi to address seminar
PM Narendra Modi to address a seminar on International Women’s Day, March 8, at women saint’s camp at Dhordo, Kutch at 6 PM through video conference. The seminar is being organised to recognise the role of women saints in the society and their contribution towards women empowerment: PMO
Mar 07, 2022 03:49 PM IST
India-Sri Lanka SLINEX naval exercise begins in Vizag
Indian and Sri Lankan navies begin 9th edition of SLINEX maritime exercise in Vizag. First leg at Harbour’s Phase in the city on March 7 and 8, second leg in Bay of Bengal on March 9 and 10.
Mar 07, 2022 03:15 PM IST
Ex-NSE boss sent to 7-day CBI custody
Former NSE boss Chitra Ramkrishna sent to CBI custody for 7 days in stock market manipulation case.
Mar 07, 2022 02:31 PM IST
Rajya Sabha elections on March 31
Biennial elections to 13 vacant seats in Rajya Sabha to be held on March 31, announces Election Commission.
Mar 07, 2022 01:41 PM IST
SC expresses concerns against fake medical certificates to avail Covid-19 ex-gratia
The Supreme court on Monday warned against the misuse of its order to get ex-gratia compensation for Covid-19 death on the basis of fake medical certificate, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 01:20 PM IST
Nawab Malik sent to ED custody till March 21 in money laundering case
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, arrested in a money laundering case linked to Dawood Ibrahim has been sent to judicial custody till March 21.
Mar 07, 2022 12:58 PM IST
Union Territory of Puducherry reports zero fresh Covid-19 cases
Union Territory of Puducherry reports zero fresh Covid-19 cases, reports news agency PTI.
Mar 07, 2022 12:39 PM IST
PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of JanAushadhi Yojana via video conference
On the occasion of Jan Aushadhi Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Jan Aushadhi Kendra owners and beneficiaries of the Jan Aushadhi Yojana.
Mar 07, 2022 12:37 PM IST
Students appear for West Bengal Board Madhyamik exams after two years
Students appear for West Bengal Board Madhyamik exams after two years. The exams will continue till March 16.
Visuals from Siliguri Girls High School, West Bengal pic.twitter.com/3Jevo22KeA
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2022
Mar 07, 2022 11:59 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh: 3 held for smuggling marijuana from Nepal
Three persons have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra for smuggling marijuana from Nepal, police informed on Sunday. 18.980 kilograms of marijuana worth ₹95 lakh, one mobile and four roadways tickets have been recovered from the accused, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 11:34 AM IST
BSF shoots down Pakistani drone in Punjab’s Ferozpur, contraband recovered
Troops of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday shot down a quadcopter (drone) in the Ferozpur sector carrying contraband items, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 11:14 AM IST
BJP MLAs stage protest at Maharashtra Assembly against MVA government, demand resignation of state minister Nawab Malik
Mumbai | Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs stage protest at Maharashtra Assembly against MVA government, demand resignation of state minister Nawab Malik pic.twitter.com/0UYcGJ9Emg
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2022
Mar 07, 2022 10:52 AM IST
Delhi High Court dismisses Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s plea challenging CAT’s order transferring his case to Delhi from Kolkata
Delhi High Court dismisses plea of former West Bengal Chief Secy Alapan Bandyopadhyay challenging Central Administrative Tribunal Principal Bench order on transfer of his case application from CAT Kolkata to Delhi branch, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 10:21 AM IST
Rupee slumps 81 paise to 76.98 against US dollar in early trade
Rupee slumps 81 paise to 76.98 against US dollar in early trade, reports news agency PTI.
Mar 07, 2022 09:43 AM IST
Oil prices jump more than $10 a barrel, shares sink as US mulls calling for ban on imports of crude from Russia
Oil prices jump more than $10 a barrel, shares sink as US mulls calling for ban on imports of crude from Russia, reports AP.
Mar 07, 2022 09:22 AM IST
India reports 4,362 Covid cases, 66 deaths in 24 hours
India reports 4,362 new cases of covid-19 , and 66 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active cases now stand at 54,118, according to Union health ministry.
Mar 07, 2022 08:26 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold post budget talks today
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a post-budget interaction with stakeholders belonging to industry and trade, large tax payers and select professionals today.
Mar 07, 2022 07:37 AM IST
China cases rise by most since Wuhan outbreak
China reported its highest daily tally of coronavirus infections since the Wuhan outbreak at the start of the pandemic, reports Bloomberg.
Mar 07, 2022 07:12 AM IST
PM Modi to join a programme to mark the ‘Jan Aushadhi Diwas’ today
PM Narendra Modi to join a programme to mark the ‘Jan Aushadhi Diwas’ at 12:30pm today; will interact with Jan Aushadhi Kendra owners & beneficiaries of the scheme via video conferencing.
(File Pic) pic.twitter.com/5txottw05w
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2022
Mar 07, 2022 06:41 AM IST
Kamala Harris marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary in Selma
Vice President Kamala Harris has visited Selma, Alabama to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for the right to vote, making her trip as congressional efforts to restore the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act have faltered, reports PTI.
Mar 07, 2022 06:02 AM IST
Israel detects first polio case since 1989
Israel’s ministry of health on Sunday said that a new case of polio has been detected in a 4-year-old child in Jerusalem, reports ANI.
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Nation bids adieu to General S F Rodrigues with full military honours
General S F Rodrigues served an illustrious career in the Indian Army rising up to the rank of chief of Army staff. He was appointed as the 26th governor of Punjab and 13th administrator of Chandigarh.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 11:35 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Fearing essential shortages, Indian stock edible oil, fuel
A more than 20% jump in edible oil prices in less than a month and fake viral messages regarding shortages on social media have triggered panic buying in India, which fulfils more than two-thirds of its cooking oil demand through imports
Published on Mar 07, 2022 11:13 PM IST
Stalker attacks 39-year-old woman with acid in Ahmedabad
The accused has been booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 326A for acid attack, 354D for stalking and 506 (1) for criminal intimidation.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 11:00 PM IST
Chhattisgarh successful in containing Maoist incidents, expanding development: Guv
Chhattisgarh governor Anusuiya Uikey said that the state government has made several efforts to contain Maoist incidents due to which development activities are reaching every part of the state.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 10:38 PM IST
India positions teams to evacuate 700 students, awaits nod from Ukraine, Russia
PM Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and sought their support in the quick evacuation of Indian students stuck in Ukraine’s embattled Sumy city.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 10:22 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi meets Gehlot in Jaipur ahead of poll results in 5 states
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi’s meeting with chief minister Ashok Gehlot in Jaipur has come amid speculations on the party shifting its candidates to Rajasthan from other states, where assembly elections have just concluded.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 11:29 PM IST
BJP again for UP, Akhilesh Yadav party 2nd, Congress in disarray: Exit polls
UP exit polls 2022: Yogi Adityanath is eyeing to retain the state for a second straight term while it’s yet to be seen if either Akhilesh Yadav or Mayawati can return to power.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 08:19 PM IST
BSF constable shoots colleague, kills self in West Bengal
BSF head constable Johnson Toppo of 117 battalion shot head constable HG Shekharan of the same battalion before killing self with his service rifle.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 08:09 PM IST
Bengal Assembly: Governor’s speech interrupted for an hour amid BJP protests
West Bengal BJP legislators staged a protest in the well of the House raising allegations of violence and rigging during the recently-held civic polls.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 08:37 PM IST