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NIA arrests seventh accused in 2019 Pulwama attack case

Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested the seventh accused in the Pulwama attack case. The case pertains to an IED blast on February...

CBSE rationalises syllabus for classes 9 to 12 by up to 30%

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has rationalised the syllabus for classes 9 to 12 for the academic year 2020-21 by up to 3...

SC grants 1 more month to Centre to give permanent commission to women army officers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted one more month to the Centre to implement its verdict directing that permanent commission be given to...

Diesel price scales new high after 25 paise increase

New Delhi: Diesel price in the national capital on Tuesday touched an all-time high following a rate hike after a week-long hiatus. Diesel price on T...

872 railway employees, kin, ex-staffers test coronavirus positive

New Delhi: As many as 872 employees of the Central Railway and Western Railway, their family members and retired personnel have so far tested positiv...

Coronavirus deaths in India cross 20,000

New Delhi: India passed a grim double milestone on Tuesday in its fight against COVID-19, as it went past the figure of 7 lakh infections and 20,000 ...

India-China ties in complex situation, says Beijing

Beijing: China said the consensus reached with India to disengage troops at the border should be implemented as soon as possible, indicating cooling ...

China seen withdrawing troops from Galwan Valley: Report

New Delhi: The Chinese Army is removing tents and moving back from certain areas of the Galwan Valley, in a first sign of disengagement of troops fro...

Nearly 7 lakh COVID-19 cases in India, 3rd worst-hit in world

New Delhi: India's coronavirus tally has crossed the 6.97-mark after more than 24,248 new infections and 425 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hour...

Record 24,850 COVID-19 cases in single day in India

New Delhi: With 24,850 people testing positive for coronavirus infection and 613 succumbing to the disease in a day, the highest so far, India's COVI...

8 UP policemen shot dead when they went to arrest criminal

Kanpur: Eight policemen in Uttar Pradesh were shot dead early on Friday at a village in Kanpur where they had gone to arrest a criminal wanted for mu...

I-T dept launches tool to calculate TDS rate on cash withdrawals

New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) Department has launched a new tool to determine TDS (tax deducted at source) on cash withdrawals.The tool is meant to...

Ladakh food security scheme launched

The Ladakh Food Security Scheme (LFSS) has been launched by the Union Territory administration, officials said. With the implementation of LFSS, the ...

JEE, NEET exams postponed to September

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (N...

COVID-19: India sees biggest single-day jump of 22,771 cases

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally touched 6,48,315 with the biggest single-day increase of 22,771 cases, the latest data from the Union Health Minist...

Scheduled international Flights suspended till July 31

New Delhi: The aviation regulator DGCA said it was extending the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country till July 31 ...

PM lauds Indian soldier's bravery, says their strength sent strong message to world

Ladakh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the soldiers in Nimmoo, Ladakh, saying that the bravery displayed by them and their compatri...

New rules for bank account holders, ATM card users

New Delhi: Several new rules for financial transactions relating to ATM withdrawals, minimum bank account balance, mutual funds and Atal Pension Yoja...

ICMR to launch COVID-19 vaccine by August 15

New Delhi: The first made-in-India coronavirus vaccine may be launched by August 15, with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) fast-tracking...

India's trade deficit with China reduces to USD 48.66 bn in FY20

New Delhi: India's trade deficit with China fell to USD 48.66 billion in 2019-20 on account of decline in imports from the neighbouring country, acco...
 

Kerala records 1564 fresh coronavirus cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 1564 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday. Of the fresh cases, 1380 were infected through contact.   76...

Trump administration allows few exemptions in H-1B, L-1 travel ban

Washington: In a move that could help Indian IT professionals and those working in the healthcare sector, the Trump Administration has announced cert...