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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.

All India Progressive Women’s Association member Kavita Krishnan said the high court “simply passed the buck” to the Supreme Court.

All India Progressive Women’s Association member Kavita Krishnan said the high court “simply passed the buck” to 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

U.P. top cop removed from post over ‘inaction, neglecting work’

U.P. top cop removed from post over ‘inaction, neglecting work’

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.

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan who on Wednesday said it was another example of Muslim women being pushed into seclusion “in total defiance of Qur’anic commands”. (Agencies)

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan who on Wednesday said it was another example of Muslim women being pushed into seclusion “in total defiance of Qur’anic commands”. (Agencies)

Published on May 12, 2022 01:02 AM IST

ByPress Trust of India, Thiruvananthapuram

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

Delhi Chief minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal at a rally in Rajkot on Wednesday (PTI)

Delhi Chief minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal at a rally in Rajkot on Wednesday (PTI)

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

Separate investigations into cases bid by three men have led Kerala Police to crack the murder of traditional medicine healer Shaba Shareef from Mysuru, who had gone missing from the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram two years ago. (Representational image)

Separate investigations into cases bid by three men have led Kerala Police to crack the murder of traditional medicine healer Shaba Shareef from Mysuru, who had gone missing from the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram two years ago. (Representational image)

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

Telangana police arrested a 25-year-old man on Wednesday for allegedly raping and murdering a 23-year-old tribal woman in the Yadadri Bhongir district, officials said. (Representative use)

Telangana police arrested a 25-year-old man on Wednesday for allegedly raping and murdering a 23-year-old tribal woman in the Yadadri Bhongir district, officials said. (Representative use)

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

The weather system is likely to further lose steam and turn into a depression by Thursday morning, it said (ANI)

The weather system is likely to further lose steam and turn into a depression by Thursday morning, it said (ANI)

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

A part of a rocket-propelled grenade was found that was used to fire at the Intelligence Department building of Punjab Police, in Mohali. (ANI)

A part of a rocket-propelled grenade was found that was used to fire at the Intelligence Department building of Punjab Police, in Mohali. (ANI)

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

Union minister for Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal (PTI)

Union minister for Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal (PTI)

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

In all, CBI has named 36 individuals and entities along with “unknown persons” for being part of what it said was a well-oiled network to provide FCRA clearances illegally (ANI)

In all, CBI has named 36 individuals and entities along with “unknown persons” for being part of what it said was a well-oiled network to provide FCRA clearances illegally (ANI)

Updated on May 12, 2022 12:48 AM IST

ByNeeraj Chauhan, New Delhi:

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

Security personnel outside the court during hearing of the Gyanvapi mosque survey case, in Varanasi on Tuesday. (PTI)

Security personnel outside the court during hearing of the Gyanvapi mosque survey case, in Varanasi on Tuesday. (PTI)

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.

After meeting Amit Shah, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said the BJP central leadership is likely to take a call on state cabinet expansion or reshuffle in next 2-3 days. (ANI)

After meeting Amit Shah, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said the BJP central leadership is likely to take a call on state cabinet expansion or reshuffle in next 2-3 days. (ANI)

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.

The brother of a candidate arrested in the police sub-inspector (PSI) recruitment scam died by suicide in Hassan district on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday. (Getty Images/Representative use)

The brother of a candidate arrested in the police sub-inspector (PSI) recruitment scam died by suicide in Hassan district on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday. (Getty Images/Representative use)

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

Enforcement Directorate had questioned IAS officer Pooja Singhal and her husband Abhishek Jha for around nine hours on Tuesday. (ANI)

Enforcement Directorate had questioned IAS officer Pooja Singhal and her husband Abhishek Jha for around nine hours on Tuesday. (ANI)

Published on May 12, 2022 12:30 AM IST

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