Army personnel killed in ceasefire violation in Rajouri

JAMMU: An Army man was killed in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.…

Don’t spread false propaganda on govt hospitals in Telangana, Owaisi to critics

HYDERABAD: Giving a thumbs up to the treatment being given to COVID-19 patients in Telangana government hospitals, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has appealed to the public not to fall prey to…

J-K LG condemns deadly attack on BJP leader in Bandipora

SRINAGAR:  Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G C Murmu on Thursday condemned the killing of BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari and two of his family members in Bandipora district, saying…

Power disruption in 3 Arunachal districts; COVID-19 centres facing problems

ITANAGAR: A fault in a key transmission line has disrupted power supply in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh since Sunday afternoon, posing a serious challenge for the authorities to manage COVID-19…

Goa Board may reduce syllabus to make up for academic loss

PANAJI: The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view of…

2 more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey killed in separate encounters in UP: Police

LUCKNOW: Two more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, were gunned down in separate encounters in Uttar Pradesh on…

Fire at Mundka warehouse under control

NEW DELHI: A major fire at a warehouse in west Delhi’s Mundka has been contained after an eight- hour operation, a Delhi Fire Service official said on Thursday. No casualty has…

PM wishes Brazilian President speedy recovery from COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro a speedy recovery from COVID-19. Bolsonaro had on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus. “My…

CM Kejriwal seeks report from health secy on COVID-19 deaths

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought a detailed analytical report from the Delhi government’s health secretary on factors responsible for COVID-19 deaths in the city in the last fortnight,…

Kanpur ambush: Gangster Vikas Dubey’s close aide killed, another arrested

LUCKNOW/ KANPUR: The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday killed an aide of gangster Vikas Dubey in Hamirpur and arrested another following an encounter in Kanpur for their alleged…

Naidu remembers former PM Chandra Shekhar on his death anniversary

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday paid tributes to former prime minister Chandra Shekhar on his death anniversary, saying he will be remembered for espousing the cause of…

Three security personnel injured in Pulwama encounter

SRINAGAR: Three security force personnel were injured in an encounter with militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. A police official said that a militant…

Over 15 lakh quarantined in Mumbai since virus outbreak: BMC

MUMBAI: More than 15 lakh people have been quarantined in Mumbai after contact-tracing so far since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city civic body said. Out of these, 5.34…

112 fresh COVID-19 cases in Tripura; count rises to 1,693

AGARTALA: As many as 112 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the northeastern state’s tally to 1,693 on Tuesday, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said. Gomati district…

Demolition work of historic secretariat building in Telangana begins

HYDERABAD: The Chandrashekhar Rao-led dispensation in Telangana on Tuesday began razing of the old secretariat building complex here, which has stood the test of time and witnessed the rise and fall…

Croats vote in close parliamentary race as virus spikes

ZAGREB:  Amid a spike of new coronavirus cases, voters in Croatia cast ballots on Sunday in what is expected to be a close parliamentary race that could push the latest…

Rahul does not attend Parl committee meetings on defence but ‘demoralises’ armed forces: Nadda

NEW DELHI: Launching a fresh attack on Rahul Gandhi, BJP president J P Nadda said on Monday that the Congress leader “has not attended” a single meeting of Parliament’s standing…

Assam’s COVID-19 tally rises to 11,736 with 735 fresh cases

GUWAHATI: Assam reported 735 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, pushing the infection tally to 11,736 in the state, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Of the 735…

Goa govt to widen scope of COVID-19 testing as cases rise

PANAJI: The Goa government plans to expand the scope of COVID-19 testing in the state by designating special teams at the primary health centres and community health centres to collect samples…

Kerala govt makes compulsory for public to follow COVID-19 norms till 2021

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government has made it mandatory for the public to adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines such as wearing masks for the next one year, as part of its measures…