New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Armed Forces have increased deployment of more men and material on ground to carry out relief and rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, caused by incessant rains and consequent overflowing of riverbanks and dams.
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Monday happens to be the second anniversary of the BJP government in Karnataka. But instead of the air of exuberance associated with such occasions, a nervous tension smoulders beneath the surface. While the Covid pandemic has certainly put the lid on public celebrations and exuberance, it's a different story in Karnataka.
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) An angry tusker attacked and injured a forest guard when the latter was patrolling in the Makoniya section of the Amangarh Tiger Reserve on a motorcycle.
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that he will offer prayers and condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in the devastating floods, his aides said on Sunday.
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) A special POCSO court in Bareilly has awarded life term to a man, accused of raping and beheading an eight-year-old girl.
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) After slamming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Uttar Pradesh mangoes, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent high quality mangoes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues, BJP president J.P. Nadda and other senior leaders of the BJP.
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Chief of the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi has finally extended an olive branch to the Samajwadi Party (SP).
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department has conducted a pan-India search operation on a prominent business group, which is involved in businesses in various sectors, including media, power, textiles and real estate, with a group turnover of more than Rs 6,000 crore per annum.
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) When the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) sleuths raided 21 premises, including the residence of AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar on July 22, it sent out a clear message -- the politics of vendetta which is a common phenomenon in Dravidian politics of the state is back with a bang.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After resolving the Punjab issue, the Congress party is focusing on problems in its Rajasthan unit. The party leadership has sent K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary (Organisation) and state in-charge General Secretary Ajay Maken to Jaipur to meet all the factions and resolve the crisis in the party there.
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the largest ethanol-producing state in the country.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The great Indian tech startup story is being rewritten amid the Covid-19 pandemic as traditional sectors still bear the brunt.
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The arrest of three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists from Haridevpur in South Kolkata followed by several arrests and their subsequent interrogation has led the police to believe that the militants coming from or through Bangladesh are not following the traditional patterns of operation. They are adopting new methods and mechanisms which are helping them to avoid security surveillance and expand their organisation.
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) An unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Munard area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has allowed Delhi Metro and DTC buses to operate at 100 per cent capacity from July 26 (Monday), officials said.
Kohima, July 24 (IANS) Senior Naga leader and NSCN-IM General Secretary Th Muivah was admitted to a private hospital in Dimapur in Nagaland, official sources said late on Saturday night.
Tirupati, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police in the temple town of Tirupati have started using drones to crack down on people consuming liquor in open places.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An Oxygen Express train of the Indian Railways will supply 200 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers, the Ministry of Railways said on Saturday.
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Hairchandan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday congratulated India's first Tokyo Olympics medallist Mirabai Chanu for bagging a silver medal in weightlifting.
Silchar (Assam), July 24 (IANS) A total of 15 Myanmar Rohingyas, including three women and six children, were arrested in southern Assam on Saturday when they were going to Tripura from Uttar Pradesh by train, officials said.
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The death toll in Maharashtra floods increased to 112, while 99 more are missing, the State Disaster Management Authority said here on Saturday.
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) In a tragic incident, at least five persons were killed and one injured after a service lift used for construction work at a newly-built high-rise came crashing down, officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) disaster control unit said here on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistans Vice President Amrullah Saleh has hit out at Pakistan for supporting the Taliban, stating that an alliance of Taliban, LeT, Al-Qaeda and madrasa volunteers use the ISI trail to infiltrate.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said that it has arrested a Station Director posted at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and an official in a graft case.