Normal to above normal rainfall in July for north, central, south India: IMD

After a "normal" June, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted "normal to above normal" rainfall over some parts of north and central India and most parts of south peninsula.

Delhi: Minor stabs elderly man to death

A 73-year-old man was stabbed to death in the national capital following which a minor boy was apprehended, an official said on Friday.

ED arrests 2 aides of Satyendar Jain in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday arrested two close aides of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with a Money Laundering case.

India reports 17,070 new Covid cases, 23 deaths

India reported 17,070 Covid cases in a span of 24 hours, a marginal decline from the previous day's count of 18,819, said the Union MInistry of Health and Family Affairs.

Monsoon arrives in Delhi bringing respite from sweltering heat

Bringing massive relief to the parched national capital, the southwest monsoon made an entry with widespread rainfall - central Delhi received more than 50 mm rains in three hours - since morning on Thursday, three days later than its scheduled date.

Traffic jams, waterlogging as heavy rain lashes Delhi

Heavy rain lashed Delhi on Thursday leading to traffic jams and waterlogging, besides bringing much needed respite from the scorching heat to residents.

Active Covid caseload in India crosses 1L-mark after 4 months

India reported 18,819 new Covid cases in a span of 24 hours, which is a considerable rise from the previous day's count of 14,506, taking the caseload to over one lakh-mark after a gap of four months, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs.

'ABHYAS' aerial target successfully flight-tested

The "ABHYAS" high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT) was successfully flight-tested from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the Odisha coast on Wednesday, the Ministry of Defence said.

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal to stay in post for 3 more months

Senior advocate K.K. Venugopal has agreed to continue as the Attorney General (AG) for three more months following a request from the Central government, sources said on Wednesday.

India's 1st indigenously developed mRNA vax against Covid gets DCGI approval

The apex drug regulator Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved India's first indigenously developed mRNA vaccine against Covid-19. The vaccine has been given approval for restricted emergency use for those aged 18 years and above.

Countdown for Indian rocket mission begins at 5 pm today

The 25-hour countdown for the Thursday evening launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying three Singapore satellites will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Fire guts chemical godown in Delhi

A fire broke out at a chemical godown in the national capital in the wee hours of Wednesday, a fire department official said.

Man hospitalised after bloody quarrel with wife

A woman stabbed her husband during a quarrel in the national capital's southwest area, an official said on Wednesday.

India records 14,506 new Covid cases, 30 deaths

India reported 14,506 new Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, which is a substantial increase over the previous day's count of 11,793, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs on Wednesday.

DHFL-Yes Bank case: Pune bizman Bhosale in ED custody

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday took Pune-based businessman Avinash Bhosale into custody from Arthur Road Jail in an alleged corruption case pertaining to Yes Bank and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL).

Justice Satish Chandra Sharma take oath as Delhi HC Chief Justice

Justice Satish Chandra Sharma on Tuesday took oath as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

India logs 11,793 Covid cases, 27 deaths

India reported 11,793 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, against previous day's 17,073 count, as per Union Health Ministry data on Tuesday.

1 killed, 11 hurt in Mumbai residential building crash

At least one person was killed and another 11 injured when one wing of a three-storied residential building crashed in Kurla suburb around midnight, BMC Disaster Control said here on Tuesday.

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests Covid-19 positive

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday announced that he has tested Covid-19 positive.

Stop the Persecution of Left Word Books author Teesta Setalvad

In 2017, Left Word Books published the memoir of Teesta Setalvad, Foot Soldiers of the Constitution. The book details the work of Teesta Setalvad’s quest to create a just world, a world that remembers the atrocities of the past to not repeat such violence in the future. 

Delhi court refuses to extend Satyendar Jain's judicial custody

A court here on Monday refused the extension of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain's judicial custody in connection with the alleged money laundering case as he was not produced before the court. Jain is currently undergoing treatment at a city hospital.

Yashwant Sinha files nomination for Presidential election

Joint opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha on Monday filed nomination for next month's Presidential election.

Pak intruder killed by BSF at International Border in Jammu

One Pakistani intruder was neutralised by the BSF at the International Border (IB) in Jammu, officials said on Monday.

Delhi: Over 600 booked for drinking in public places

As many as 606 people were booked in the outer area of the national capital for drinking at various public places, an official said on Monday.

India registers over 45% rise in new Covid cases

India has reported over 45 per cent single-day rise in new Covid cases after 17,073 infections were reported in a span of 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs said on Monday.

Delhi: Constable commits suicide inside police barrack

A 24-year-old Delhi Police constable allegedly died by suicide inside the police barrack in the national capital, an official said on Saturday.

Job vacancies in Canada reached 1 mn in April

Employers in Canada were actively seeking to fill about one million vacant positions at the beginning of April, up 44.4 per cent from the same period of the previous year.

Body scanner to soon come up at Delhi Airport's T2 terminal

A full-body scanner will soon come up at the T-2 terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.

Enhanced rainfall likely over NW & Central India from Monday: IMD

The Northwest India, which is again reeling under hot conditions after a brief spell of pre-monsoon showers, is likely to experience an enhanced rainfall from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

NIA conducts raids in Mizoram in explosives seizure case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at five locations in Mizoram's Aizawl, Champai and Kolasib districts in connection with an explosives seizure case.

At 15,940, India sees dip in fresh Covid cases, 20 deaths

India on Saturday witnessed a decline in Covid cases with 15,940 infections reported in the past 24 hours, against previous day's 17,336, as per the Union Health Ministry data.

Delhi couple held for running fake visa racket

The Delhi police has busted an international immigration racket duping people on the pretext of sending them abroad, and arrested three people including a couple in the national capital, an official said on Wednesday.

High Jumper Tejaswin Shankar moves Delhi HC against CWG squad exclusion

Tejaswin Shankar, India's high jump national record holder, has approached the Delhi High Court following his exclusion from the 2022 Commonwealth Games squad.

Telangana techie shot dead in US

A software engineer from Telangana was shot dead by an unidentified person in Maryland state of the US.

India reports 12,249 new Covid cases

India reported 12,249 new Covid cases in a span of 24 hours, which is a rise from the previous day's count of 9,923, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED headquarters for 5th day

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fifth round of questioning in connection with the National Herald case.

Sr Cong leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tests Covid positive

Former chief minister and senior Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.

India reports considerable decline in fresh Covid cases

India witnessed a significant decline in fresh Covid cases with 9,923 infections being registered in last 24 hours against previous day's 12,781 count, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Ethiopian national held in Delhi with cocaine worth Rs 29 cr

An Ethiopian national was held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital with 1,955 gram cocaine worth Rs 29.325 crore, a Customs official said on Tuesday.

Delhi Armed Police celebrates Yoga Day in Delhi

On the ocassion of International Yoga Day, Delhi Armed Police (DAP) organised the Yoga Day at multiple places across the national capital.

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