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May 11, 2022 11:07 PM IST
82 cases of tomato flu seen in Kerala in past one month
During the past one month, Kerala has seen 82 cases of the tomato flu- a rare viral disease, which causes red-coloured rashes, skin irritation and dehydration.
May 11, 2022 10:09 PM IST
Telangana reports 46 new Covid-19 cases, 32 recoveries
Telangana on Wednesday reported 46 new Covid-19 cases and 32 more recoveries, which pushed the total count of cases and recoveries to 7,92,435 and 7,87,933 respectively, according to the health department’s bulletin.
The highest number of fresh cases were seen from Hyderabad at 30.
May 11, 2022 09:21 PM IST
Will appoint new PM, cabinet this week, says Sri Lankan Prez
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday that the country’s new Prime Minister cabinet will be appointed this week.
May 11, 2022 09:09 PM IST
Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa addresses nation
Amid economic crisis and violent clashes that have plagued Sri Lanka lately, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is addressing the nation as part of his special televised statement.
May 11, 2022 08:29 PM IST
Delhi records 970 fresh Covid-19 cases and 1 death
Delhi on Wednesday recorded 970 new Covid-19 cases and one more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 18,97,141 and 26,184 respectively.
May 11, 2022 08:17 PM IST
UP top cop Mukul Goel transferred
May 11, 2022 08:10 PM IST
Centre reduces Covid booster dose gap to minimum of 3 mths for int’l travellers
The Centre on Wednesday reduced the Covid-19 booster dose gap to a minimum of three months for international travellers. The existing mandatory gap is at nine months.
May 11, 2022 08:02 PM IST
Woman experiences panic attack after being denied boarding at Air India flight; airline hits back
Days after IndiGo was slammed for denying a disabled child and his parents boarding, Air India has come under fire after a video of a woman – who seems to have a panic attack and collapse to the ground after being denied a seat because, the airline said, she was late – was shared on social media.
May 11, 2022 07:41 PM IST
Maharashtra records 221 new Covid-19 cases, 1 more death
Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 221 new Covid-19 cases and one more death, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 78,79,843 and 1,47,850 respectively.
May 11, 2022 07:37 PM IST
Sri Lanka crisis: Prez Rajapaksa to make televised statement at 9pm local time, says report
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will make a televised statement today at 9pm local time, news agency Bloomberg reported. Further details are awaited.
May 11, 2022 07:32 PM IST
2 encounters break out in J-K’s Bandipora, Anantnag
Two encounters broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
May 11, 2022 07:09 PM IST
Sri Lankan central bank governor warns of ‘collapse’, threatens to resign
Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s governor Nandalal Weerasinghe warned on Wednesday that the country’s economy will “completely collapse” if a new government is not appointed within two days.
May 11, 2022 07:05 PM IST
Punjab govt revises security of oppn leaders, former MLAs
May 11, 2022 06:30 PM IST
Vacate illegally occupied govt, panchayat land, says Punjab CM
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann said on Wednesday that action would be taken against people who were illegally occupying government or panchayat land.
“I appeal to those who have illegally occupied government or panchayat land, even if they are politicians, officials or influential people, to leave the illegal possession by May 31,” Mann tweeted.
May 11, 2022 05:43 PM IST
ED arrests J’khand mining secy in alleged money laundering case
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal in connection with an alleged money laundering case, news agency PTI reported.
The arrest comes hours after Singhal appeared before the ED with the money-laundering probe linked to alleged embezzlement of MGNREGA funds and other charges.
May 11, 2022 04:58 PM IST
Encounter breaks out in J-K’s Bandipora district
May 11, 2022 04:32 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh: Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Dhar district
A fire broke out at a chemical factory in the in Pithampur town of Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.
“Fire broke out in sector-2. Fire tenders reached the spot to douse the fire. 1 person was injured and was sent to Indore for further treatment,” Tarunendra Singh Baghel, CSP, Pithampur, told news agency ANI.
May 11, 2022 04:07 PM IST
Encroachment drive being carried out in 2 areas of Delhi
An enroachment drive is being carried out in Delhi’s Lodhi Colony and Mehar Chand market area, news agency ANI reported on Wednesday.
“We’ve made a complete plan, our aim is to dedicate roads to public that are blocked due to encroachments, where school buses, ambulances and fire brigade vehicles cannot reach,” Rajpal, Chairman, Central Zone SDMC told the news agency.
May 11, 2022 03:57 PM IST
‘Telling truth not treason…’: Rahul Gandhi on SC putting sedition law on hold
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to put the 152-year-old colonial-era sedition law on hold. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said telling the truth was patriotic and not a treasonous activity.
May 11, 2022 03:41 PM IST
PM Modi to address ‘Utkarsh Samaroh’ in Gujarat’s Bharuch tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the ‘Utkarsh Samaroh’ in Gujarat’s Bharuch district on Thursday at 10.30 am via video conferencing. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the program will mark 100% saturation of four key schemes of Gujarat govt in the district which will help provide timely financial assistance to the needy
May 11, 2022 03:23 PM IST
1 arrested, 1 more to be arrested soon: Himachal CM on Khalistani flag row
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur said on Wednesday that one person has been arrested in connection with putting up Khalistan flags at Himachal assembly, adding one more will be arrested soon.
May 11, 2022 02:27 PM IST
Ex-Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa protected at Trincomallee naval base
Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is being protected at the Trincomallee naval base, the country’s defence secretary told news agency PTI on Wednesday.
May 11, 2022 01:17 PM IST
FIR filed against Aligarh Muslim University professor for allegedly asking for dowry and triple talaq
A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Aligarh Muslim University professor Asad Mohammad for allegedly asking for dowry and triple talaq, ANI reported.
May 11, 2022 12:52 PM IST
Jacqueline Fernandez moves application in Delhi court seeking permission to travel abroad
Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has moved an application in a Delhi court seeking permission to travel abroad for 15 days, for IIFA Awards in Abu Dhabi. She has also sought the court’s permission to travel to Abu Dhabi, France and Nepal, ANI reported.
May 11, 2022 12:19 PM IST
Delhi: Bulldozer reaches Dwarka Sector 3
An anti-encroachment drive is being carried out in Dwarka Sector 3.
May 11, 2022 11:42 AM IST
After Jahangirpuri, demolition drive to begin at Delhi’s Seelampur today
After Jahangirpuri, demolition drive will begin at Delhi’s Seelampur today. “As demolition drive began at Jahangirpuri, complaints started rising.People want clear roads. Yesterday we operated bulldozers at Nand Nagri&Sundar Nagri. Today we will conduct drive at New Seelampur”, Syamsundar Agarwal, East Delhi Mayor was quoted by ANI.
May 11, 2022 11:13 AM IST
Karnataka CM Bommai meets Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi
May 11, 2022 10:54 AM IST
Internet services suspended in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara till tomorrow
A 22-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death in the Kotwali Police Station area of Bhilwara on Tuesday night, news agency ANI quoted police. In the wake of tensions in the area, the internet services have been suspended till 6am on Thursday, reports ANI.
May 11, 2022 10:27 AM IST
Al-Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank
An Al-Jazeera journalist was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.
It said Shireen Abu Akleh, a well-known Palestinian reporter for the broadcaster’s Arabic language channel, was shot and died soon afterward. Another Palestinian journalist working for the Jerusalem-based Al-Quds newspaper was wounded but in stable condition.
The health ministry said the reporters were hit by Israeli fire. The military did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
May 11, 2022 09:56 AM IST
India reports slight increase in daily Covid tally with 2,897 new cases
India reported 2,897 new cases and 54 deaths in the past 24 hours.
May 11, 2022 08:45 AM IST
MP minister daughter found hanging, reports ANI
Madhya Pradesh minister Inder Singh Parmar’s daughter-in-law was found hanging at their residence in Shajapur, reports news agency ANI.
The body is being sent for postmortem this morning. Details awaited.
May 11, 2022 07:39 AM IST
Severe cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ weakens into cyclonic storm, says IMD | 5 points
Andhra Pradesh is bracing up for cyclone Asani as it is likely to reach the Andhra coast on Wednesday morning. Rains lashed parts of the Kakinada district and rough sea conditions are being witnessed in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. While a “red” warning has been issued for the Andhra Pradesh coast and local authorities have been alerted to be prepared to take action to prevent disasters associated with the cyclone, the cyclone has affected temperatures in various states. Read more
May 11, 2022 05:41 AM IST
Rain lashes parts of Kakinada district in Andhra Pradesh
May 11, 2022 05:37 AM IST
6.7-magnitude quake hits 87 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina: USGS
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 jolted 87 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina at 23:06:28 GMT on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicentre, with a depth of 235.0 km, was initially determined to be at 23.621 degrees south latitude and 66.884 degrees west longitude.
Dissapointed, say petitioners on Delhi high court’s split marital rape judgment
The Centre’s standing counsel, Monica Arora, said that the Union government was in the process of consultation with various stakeholders, adding that it was for the petitioners to take a call on moving the Supreme Court.
Updated on May 12, 2022 01:18 AM IST
U.P. top cop removed from post over ‘inaction, neglecting work’
Goel, transferred as the director general of Civil Defence, was removed for disregarding government work and showing a lack of interest in department affairs, officials said
Published on May 12, 2022 01:12 AM IST
Kerala governor slams Muslim scholar for remarks on girl during madrassa inauguration
Kerala governor Khan’s criticism is one of many against the scholar after purported visuals of the incident aired on news channels went viral and sparked protests on social media.
Published on May 12, 2022 01:02 AM IST
, ThiruvananthapuramPress Trust of India
In Rajkot, Kejriwal promises free power, pilgrimage for elderly
The AAP leader, whose party recently formed the government in Punjab after a resounding victory in assembly elections, asked the people of Gujarat to give his outfit a chance
Published on May 12, 2022 01:01 AM IST
Mysuru healer’s murder: Burglary case leads Kerala cops to solve murder of missing man
Five people have been arrested and hunt is on for four others in connection with the murder of Shaba Shareef, who was allegedly abducted and tortured for refusing to share his healing techniques with the accused, Mallapuram SP S Sujith Das said
Published on May 12, 2022 12:59 AM IST
Tribal woman raped, killed in Telangana, accused arrested
According to police, the alleged rape and murder incident occurred on Monday evening in Yadadri Bhongir district
Published on May 12, 2022 12:56 AM IST
Asani weakens, Andhra braces for heavy rain; IMD issues alert
In the wake of possible heavy rainfall, the Andhra Pradesh government sounded a high alert in all the coastal districts, while the Odisha government did the same in five southern districts
Published on May 12, 2022 12:55 AM IST
Man detained for ‘aiding’ Mohali intelligence HQ attackers
Jagrup Singh, a resident of Mehndipur village in the Khadoor Sahib region of the district, was detained after the investigating team got a strong lead about the role of some suspects in providing logistical help and arranging stay for the attackers
Published on May 12, 2022 12:53 AM IST
India, Canada look to expedite FTA negotiations
India and Canada held the fifth Ministerial Dialogue on Trade & Investment (MDTI) on Wednesday and formally agreed to expedite talks to consider a free trade agreement between the two countries
Published on May 12, 2022 12:49 AM IST
CBI names 12 NGO representatives in illegal issuance of FCRA licence case, 14 arrested
The case also names six officials of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act division of the ministry of home affairs, one National Informatics Centre official, two hawala operators, and several middlemen
Updated on May 12, 2022 12:48 AM IST
, New Delhi:Neeraj Chauhan
Gyanvapi case: Verdict on plea against survey official likely today
On May 7, the mosque committee filed the petition for removal of the advocate commissioner alleging him of being “biased” towards Hindu petitioners
Published on May 12, 2022 12:39 AM IST
BJP brass may decide on cabinet in 2-3 days: K’taka CM after meeting Shah
Bommai is apparently heavily reliant on the BJP high command for even day-to-day decisions in Karnataka which has forced him to camp in Delhi to get an audience with the national leaders who have the final say in affairs related to the state government and the party.
Published on May 12, 2022 12:31 AM IST
Brother of man caught in PSI scam dies by suicide
Tuesday evening, the wife of brother of a candidate arrested in the police sub-inspector (PSI) recruitment case, who was out to buy groceries, came back and saw he had hanged himself. The incident came to light only on Wednesday morning when the family informed police.
Published on May 12, 2022 12:31 AM IST
Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal arrested in PMLA case
RANCHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal in connection with a money laundering case linked to alleged embezzlement of MGNREGA funds in Khunti district of the state and other charges, officials familiar with the case said
Published on May 12, 2022 12:30 AM IST