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Feb 05, 2022 06:47 PM IST
Delhi reports 1,604 Covid cases in 24 hours, positivity rate dips to 2.87%
Delhi on Saturday reported 1,604 cases and 17 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Feb 05, 2022 06:47 PM IST
PM Modi unveils Statue of Equality in Hyderabad
Telangana | Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the 216-feet tall ‘Statue of Equality’ commemorating the 11th-century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanujacharya in Shamshabad pic.twitter.com/dxTvhQEagz
— ANI (@ANI) February 5, 2022
Feb 05, 2022 05:49 PM IST
Statue of Equality: PM Modi sits at puja
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation the ‘Statue of Equality’ in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Feb 05, 2022 05:26 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi’s 4 promises to Uttarakhand
We are making 4 promises to you. We will give employment to 4 lakh people. We will give LPG cylinder less than ₹500. We will also implement ‘Nyay’ scheme here, in which 5 lakh families will be given ₹40,000 in a year: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Haridwar
Feb 05, 2022 04:52 PM IST
Scindia attacks Rahul Gandhi’s “two Indias” remark
Commenting on Rahul Gandhi’s ‘two Indias’ comment, Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said, “I think he was talking about pre-2014 India when there was no development, corruption was there. But after PM Modi took over in 2014, there is a new India that is progress, development and no corruption’.
Feb 05, 2022 03:49 PM IST
Budget 2022 is focused on natural farming: PM Modi in Hyderabad
To save our farmers from climate challenge, our focus is on the fusion of both back to basics and march to future. Our focus is on more than 80% of small farmers of the country who need us the most. The Union Budget 2022-23 is focused on natural farming & digital agriculture: PM Modi
Feb 05, 2022 03:39 PM IST
PM Modi says he is hopeful that ICRISAT will strengthen India’s agri sector
ICRISAT has experience of 5 decades of helping other nations in making agriculture easy & sustainable. Today, I am hopeful that they will continue to deliver their expertise to strengthen India’s ‘Krishi’ sector: PM Narendra Modi at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of ICRISAT
Feb 05, 2022 03:10 PM IST
PM Modi joins 50th anniversary celebrations of ICRISAT in Hyderabad
PM Narendra Modi joins the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Patancheru, Hyderabad. Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar also present.
Feb 05, 2022 02:53 PM IST
New rules for international travellers in Kerala
International travellers will undergo symptom surveillance in Kerala. If symptomatic, she/he will undertake RTPCR test& take actions as per results.
Feb 05, 2022 02:23 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav campaigns in Agra
Given the anger of the people, the alliance (SP-RLD) is going to get 400 seats; the opposition will get the remaining 3 seats: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, in Aligarh
Feb 05, 2022 01:41 PM IST
India’s Forex reserves dip by $4.53 billion to $629.75 billion
India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $4.531 billion to $629.755 billion in the week ended January 28 due to a sharp drop in foreign currency assets and fall in the value of gold reserves, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.
Feb 05, 2022 01:29 PM IST
Balochistan flares up as Pakistan Army’s death toll rises sharply
Pakistan’s Balochistan is witnessing a tide of violence as the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) continues to carry out terrorist attacks in the province, with recent attacks on security posts in Pakistan that resulted in the death of seven Pakistani soldiers and 13 terrorists.
Feb 05, 2022 01:06 PM IST
Congress to release manifesto for UP Polls on Feb 9
Congress will release the election manifesto in Lucknow on February 9th. General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will release the manifesto.
Feb 05, 2022 12:33 PM IST
Omicron: As BA.2 gains ground, experts explain if there is a need to worry
A new sub-strain of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, which has been spreading rapidly across the globe, has emerged as the latest challenge in taming Covid-19. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 12:29 PM IST
Pak reports 6,137 new Covid cases, 28 deaths in 24 hrs
Pakistan has reported 6,137 new Covid-19 cases and 28 people succumbed to the disease over the past 24 hours, reported ARY News on Saturday.
Feb 05, 2022 12:21 PM IST
Manish Tewari taunts Cong on exclusion from campaigners list, says not surprised
Congress MP Manish Tewari has broken his silence on being excluded from the party’s star campaigners list for Punjab polls, news agency ANI reported. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 11:52 AM IST
Karnataka police arrest man who dressed up as Hindu deity at wedding
Karnataka Police arrested a man who dressed up a Hindu deity during a Muslim wedding ceremony. The man, identified as Umarullal Bashith, allegedly wore a cap made of an area nut plant and dressed up as Hindu deity Koragajja at his wedding ceremony on January 6. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 11:08 AM IST
Will ‘contest next LS poll against Teni’: Son of farmer killed in Lakhimpur violence
The son of a farmer who was killed in Lakhimpur Kheri incident wants to settle scores with union minister Ajay Mishra Teni in the political field.
Feb 05, 2022 10:44 AM IST
British-Pakistani Lord Nazir Ahmed jailed for child sex offences
Disgraced former Labour peer Lord Nazir Ahmed has been jailed five-and-a-half years for sexual abuse of two children in the 1970s, UK media reported on Friday. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 10:23 AM IST
Biden marks ‘tragic milestone’ of 900,000 American deaths from Covid-19
“Today, our nation marks another tragic milestone — 900,000 American lives have been lost to Covid-19. They were beloved mothers and fathers, grandparents, children, brothers and sisters, neighbours, and friends. Each soul is irreplaceable. We pray for the loved ones they have left behind, and together we keep every family enduring this pain in our hearts,” read Biden’s statement released by White House.
Feb 05, 2022 09:59 AM IST
Jolts of earthquake felt in Kashmir, Noida and other areas
Jolts of earthquake felt in Kashmir, Noida and other areas, repots news agency ANI. More details awaited.
Feb 05, 2022 09:18 AM IST
India reports 1,27,952 new Covid cases, 1,059 deaths in 24 hours;
India reported 1,27,952 new Covid cases, 1,059 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. The positivity rate has gone down to 7.9%, it also informed.
Feb 05, 2022 08:47 AM IST
Basant Panchami 2022: PM Modi extends wishes; Saraswati Puja to be held today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended wishes on the occasion of Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja. He will be in Hyderabad today to unveil a statue of 11th century Vaishnavaite saint Sri Ramanujacharya. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 08:00 AM IST
Eye on China, US lawmakers urge Biden to partner India on global vaccine supply
A group of prominent American lawmakers has written a letter to President Joe Biden to ensure global supply and distribution of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines as US partners and allies were forced to use “sub-standard and ineffective” Chinese and Russian vaccines. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 07:27 AM IST
Wife of decorated Galwan brave on track to begin career as officer
The wife of one of the 20 Galwan braves killed in a skirmish with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in June 2020 looks set to pursue an army career after clearing a rigorous personality and intelligence test to join the Chennai-based Officers Training Academy (OTA), officials familiar with the matter said on Friday on the condition of anonymity. Read More
Feb 05, 2022 06:43 AM IST
US coronavirus deaths surpass 900,000
The coronavirus pandemic reached a grim new milestone in the United States on Friday with the nation’s cumulative death toll from Covid-19 surpassing 900,000, even as the daily number of lives lost has begun to level off, according to data collected by Reuters.
Feb 05, 2022 06:08 AM IST
J&K: 2 terrorists killed in Srinagar
Srinagar police on Saturday gunned down two terrorists of terror outfit LeT/TRF in the Zakura area of the city. One of the killed terrorists Ikhlaq Hajam was involved in the recent killing of HC Ali Mohd at Hassanpora Anantnag. Incriminating materials including two pistols recovered, reported ANI qouting IGP Kashmir.
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Watch: Man slips, falls down on Delhi Metro tracks while looking at phone
- The incident happened at Delhi’s Shahdara Metro Station. A CISF personnel got down on the tracks from the opposite platform, and walked over to the other side before helping the passenger climb up on the platform.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 07:00 PM IST
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Darjeeling receives heavy snowfall after gap of 15 years
The minimum temperature at Darjeeling’s Raj Bhawan, located close to the mall, was recorded to be -2 degrees Celsius; while Gangtok in Sikkim recorded 1.7 degrees Celsius on Friday, which is the lowest temperature recorded in February in 14 years.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 06:45 PM IST
Osama bin Laden’s son visited Afghanistan in Oct, held meetings with Taliban: UN report
The UN’s analytical support and sanctions monitoring team prepares such reports twice a year as part of efforts to implement sanctions imposed on Islamic State and al-Qaeda.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 06:22 PM IST
PM Modi unveils 216 feet Statue of Equality in ‘Bhagyanagar’
PM Modi took part in the Rudribhishek at the temple ahead of the unveiling of the statue of Vaishnav philosopher Ramanujacharya.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 06:21 PM IST
Odisha journalist killed in IED blast reportedly planted by Maoists
Rohit Biswal’s death is the first instance of a journalist in Odisha getting killed in a Maoist violence. The police suspect that the reporter must have stepped on the IEDs planted under the road.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 04:43 PM IST
BJP questions KCR’s ‘illness’ as Telangana CM skips PM Modi event
On Friday, KCR deputed a state minister to receive and see off PM Modi and it was said that this schedule won’t change unless the chief minister changes his mind in the last moment. On Saturday, it was said KCR was not well.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 04:36 PM IST
On hijab row, BJP counters Rahul Gandhi, says why don’t you make it mandatory
While Karnataka BJP president said ‘Talibanisation’ will not be allowed in the state, BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal said once this hijab demand is fulfilled, they will seek permission to wear Burqa and then to construct a mosque inside the school.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 03:23 PM IST
At minus 2.1 degrees Celsius, Shimla records its minimum temperature this year
The temperature in Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district dropped to -12.5 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, Kalpa, popular for its apple orchards in the Kinnaur district, recorded -7.0 degrees Celsius while mercury dropped to -4.4 degrees Celsius in Manali.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 03:00 PM IST
Tripura Class 10, 12 Term I results to be declared in mid-February
The candidates will be asked to submit applications for their Term II examinations from March 15 onwards.
Published on Feb 05, 2022 02:34 PM IST