Delhi’s Air Quality Hits ‘Very Poor’ Level, First Time This Season

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. Thenational capital’s air quality was in the very poor category on Tuesday morning, the first time this season, with calm winds and low temperatures allowing accumulation of … Read more Delhi’s Air Quality Hits ‘Very Poor’ Level, First Time This Season

Gaganyaan may miss Aug 2022 deadline: Sivan | India News

Gaganyaan may miss Aug 2022 deadline: Sivan | India News

BENGALURU: Isro chairman K Sivan on Monday said that Gaganyaan, India’s first human spaceflight mission, will be slightly delayed because of Covid-19, which has so far put on halt all of the space agency’s launch missions. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set a 2022 deadline for the human mission, a first crew-less flight as part … Read more Gaganyaan may miss Aug 2022 deadline: Sivan | India News

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Johnson & Johnson Pauses Vaccine Trial as Participant Falls Ill; WHO Chief Warns Against Pursuing ‘Unethical’ Herd Immunity to Stop Virus

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Johnson & Johnson Pauses Vaccine Trial as Participant Falls Ill; WHO Chief Warns Against Pursuing

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Johnson & Johnson said Monday it had temporarily halted its Covid-19 vaccine trial because one of its participants had become sick. “We have temporarily paused further dosing in all our Covid-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE trial, due to an unexplained illness in a study participant,” the … Read more Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Johnson & Johnson Pauses Vaccine Trial as Participant Falls Ill; WHO Chief Warns Against Pursuing ‘Unethical’ Herd Immunity to Stop Virus

PepsiCo to produce chips in UP by next year | Lucknow News

PepsiCo to produce chips in UP by next year | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh’s food processing industry is set to get a major boost with PepsiCo announcing a Rs 814-crore green field project for production of potato chips in Mathura. The unit will be set up in Kosi area of the district and will start commercial production by the middle of 2021. Ahmed El Sheikh, chairman … Read more PepsiCo to produce chips in UP by next year | Lucknow News

Yogi Adityanath only BJP CM in star campaigners list for Bihar | Lucknow News

Yogi Adityanath only BJP CM in star campaigners list for Bihar | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: BJP has once again reposed faith in the campaigning skills of CM Yogi Adityanath by including him in the list of its star campaigners for Bihar elections. Yogi is the only BJP CM in the list which also includes PM Narendra Modi, BJP chief JP Nadda, and home minister Amit Shah. “Yogi has been … Read more Yogi Adityanath only BJP CM in star campaigners list for Bihar | Lucknow News

Universities draw up SOPs for resuming classes | Lucknow News

Universities draw up SOPs for resuming classes | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: The government is yet to announce any guidelines for opening of universities, but the institutions are busy planning and preparing their own standard operating procedures for resuming studies. Some institutions plan to ask students whether they want online or offline classes, while others are thinking of holding classes on alternate days besides chalking out … Read more Universities draw up SOPs for resuming classes | Lucknow News

UP: Process to recruit 31,000 teachers begins | Lucknow News

UP: Process to recruit 31,000 teachers begins | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: The UP government released the tentative district allocation list for 31,661 teachers who had cleared the UP assistant teacher’s recruitment examination held in January 2019. The district allotment list was announced by the basic education department to fill 69,000 vacancies in government-run primary schools. The districts have been allotted to 31,277 teachers in the … Read more UP: Process to recruit 31,000 teachers begins | Lucknow News

PM, other BJP leaders recall Scindia’s contribution in temple movement | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

NEW DELHI: While Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative Rs 100 denomination coin on the birth centenary of Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia on Monday, several other BJP leaders paid glowing tributes to the leader, who played crucial role in laying foundation for the saffron surge being witnessed now. Raje was one of several leaders, who … Read more PM, other BJP leaders recall Scindia’s contribution in temple movement | India News

UP: Cops solve theft case in unique way, allow buffalo to identify its owner | Kanpur News

UP: Cops solve theft case in unique way, allow buffalo to identify its owner | Kanpur News

KANPUR: Police in Kannauj found a rather simple way to decipher the rightful ownership of a buffalo while disposing of a criminal complaint on Sunday. It all began when one Virendra of Ali Nagar in Jalesar town of the district reached Tirwa Kotwali and lodged a complaint stating that his one-time friend Dharmendra of Madhav … Read more UP: Cops solve theft case in unique way, allow buffalo to identify its owner | Kanpur News

Hope for Justice Renews for Hathras Rape Victim’s Kin with Allahabad HC Hearing

The Hathras victim

The Hathras victim’s body was cremated in the dead of the night. (File photo) The brother of the victim said that the high court hearing lasted about an hour and most of the conversation was in English, but the court was definitely not happy with the Hathras DM. News18.com Last Updated: October 13, 2020, … Read more Hope for Justice Renews for Hathras Rape Victim’s Kin with Allahabad HC Hearing

Indian-American Couple Releases Digital Graphics Campaign Supporting Biden

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. A Silicon Valley-based Indian-American couple has released a digital graphic campaign in Hindi, urging their community members to support and vote for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden … Read more Indian-American Couple Releases Digital Graphics Campaign Supporting Biden

Need To Revive Spirit Of Bipartisanship In US: Biden

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Jha Washington: There is an urgent need to revive the spirit of bipartisanship in the US, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said as he blamed the policies of President Donald Trump for dividing Americans. Addressing a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is a battle ground State, Biden said America needed a leadership that … Read more Need To Revive Spirit Of Bipartisanship In US: Biden

Cow panel eyes 33 crore diyas to take on Chinese lights | India News

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NEW DELHI: After promoting use of cow urine and cow dung-based products like hand sanitisers and face masks to check spread of Covid-19, the National Cow Commission has stepped up efforts to encourage use of more and more such products during upcoming festivals targeting production of 33 crore eco-friendly ‘diyas’ made from cow dung, during … Read more Cow panel eyes 33 crore diyas to take on Chinese lights | India News

Stop beef for zoo animals: Assam BJP neta | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

GUWAHATI: BJP member Satya Ranjan Borah on Monday led a demonstration outside the Assam state zoo here demanding that the practice of feeding beef to animals in captivity be stopped. Borah, along with 30 others, also prevented a van carrying beef from entering the zoo premises. He said that if the zoo authorities and the … Read more Stop beef for zoo animals: Assam BJP neta | India News

Senior citizens account for 45% of Covid deaths in UP | Lucknow News

Senior citizens account for 45% of Covid deaths in UP | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: The percentage of infection amongst senior citizen may be just above 9%. but they account for 45% of total patients who have succumbed to coronavirus, according to a data of UP state health department. Sharing the data, additional chief secretary, medical and health, Amit Mohan Prasad said that death rate amongst senior citizens was … Read more Senior citizens account for 45% of Covid deaths in UP | Lucknow News

11-yr-old boy who stole Rs 20 lakh from Jind bank a contract thief | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

JIND: The 11-year-old boy who stole Rs 20 lakh from the teller’s cabin in the Jind branch of Punjab National Bank on September 28 executes thefts on contract, according to the Haryana police. The police said the pre-teen professional thief would take Rs 1-2 lakh advance per theft. And if he was arrested while stealing … Read more 11-yr-old boy who stole Rs 20 lakh from Jind bank a contract thief | India News

Seven Indians abducted in Libya released | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

NEW DELHI: The government announced on Monday that the seven Indian construction workers who had been abducted from Asshwerif in Libya last month have been released. The foreign ministry reiterated there was a ban on travel of Indians to Libya, irrespective of purpose, since May 2016 because of the security situation. “Our ambassador to Tunisia … Read more Seven Indians abducted in Libya released | India News

Covid-19 claims 2 ministers in Bihar, Nagaland | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

PATNA/KOHIMA: Covid-19 claimed the lives of two ministers — one from Bihar and the other from Nagaland — on Monday, taking the number of legislators who died of the infection and its related complications to 19. While senior Nagaland minister CM Chang died of the virus at a hospital in Kohima, Bihar cabinet minister Binod … Read more Covid-19 claims 2 ministers in Bihar, Nagaland | India News

Ahead of FATF scrutiny, 19 forex dealers lose licence | India News

Ahead of FATF scrutiny, 19 forex dealers lose licence | India News

NEW DELHI: In a move that seeks to ensure India’s compliance with Financial Action Task Force norms on money laundering, Reserve Bank of India cancelled licences of 19 big foreign exchange dealers who allegedly issued huge foreign currencies in cash to some high net-worth individuals, allegedly helping them stash black money in tax havens. In … Read more Ahead of FATF scrutiny, 19 forex dealers lose licence | India News

SC ex-judge Lokur: Sedition law being ‘weaponised’ | India News

SC ex-judge Lokur: Sedition law being ‘weaponised’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Former SC Judge Madan B Lokur on Monday lamented that laws are being misused to curb free speech and cited “weaponisation” of the sedition law, “abuse” of prohibitory orders and “blanket” shutdown of the Internet, which impacted individual liberty. Delivering the 2020 BG Verghese Memorial Lecture on ‘Preserving and Protecting our Fundamental Rights … Read more SC ex-judge Lokur: Sedition law being ‘weaponised’ | India News

Judge me by work of 15 years & vote, Nitish urges voters | India News

Judge me by work of 15 years & vote, Nitish urges voters | India News

PATNA: Bihar CM and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Monday called upon the people to give him one more opportunity to serve if they liked his work in the last three terms, reports Madan Kumar. He appealed to the voters to judge him on the work done in the last 15 years. Launching his party’s … Read more Judge me by work of 15 years & vote, Nitish urges voters | India News

Supreme Court seeks govt’s response on 3 PILs challenging farm laws | India News

Supreme Court seeks govt’s response on 3 PILs challenging farm laws | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre’s response to three PILs challenging the validity of recent farm laws and describing them as prejudicial to the interest of 10 crore people engaged in agriculture. A bench of CJI SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and VRamasubramanian entertained three petitions — by Chhattisgarh Kisan … Read more Supreme Court seeks govt’s response on 3 PILs challenging farm laws | India News

HC to govt: Notify standards for mental health establishments | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court (HC) on Monday asked the Centre to treat as representation a PIL seeking notification of minimum standards for different categories of mental health establishments as mandated under the Mental Healthcare Act of 2017. The petition said that there are many establishments that claim they can cure or treat mental … Read more HC to govt: Notify standards for mental health establishments | India News

Amid protests, 3.6 lakh farmers benefit from paddy MSP | India News

Amid protests, 3.6 lakh farmers benefit from paddy MSP | India News

NEW DELHI: The government agencies have procured about 4.2 million tonnes of kharif paddy till Monday. While a total of 2.6 MTs of paddy has been procured in Punjab, 1.5 MTs has been procured in Haryana. Punjab has been the epicentre of farmers protest over the issue of farm reform laws amid speculation among some … Read more Amid protests, 3.6 lakh farmers benefit from paddy MSP | India News