Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 | Time 22:56 Hrs(IST)
  • LG says need to introspect what J&K has got in the past 70 yrs
  • HP records 139 fresh nCoV cases, tally mounts to 3636
  • Heavy rainfall likely in Ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra in next 24 hours
  • IIMC Dhenkanal to observe 56th foundation Day with lecture, panel discussion on 'Media Education in Digital Age'
  • Tata Power PAT up by 10 pc at Rs 268 crore
  • K'taka State Sugarcane Growers Association urges Centre to announce FRP
  • Odisha to extend Nirmal services at public health facilities for another five years
  • Covid toll in Bengal stands at 2203; Tally 1,04,326
  • SC to hear plea seeking 'unified probe' in Sushant Singh case
  • MoS Defence Shripad Yesho Naik tested positive for COVID
  • SC to hear plea seeking 'unified probe' in Sushant Singh case
  • Rahul Gandhi condoles death of Rajiv Tyagi
  • COVID: Vaishno Devi Yatra may not take off after Aug 16 as 11 test positive at Bhawan
  • Fifteen CBI officers awarded Union Home Minister's medal for Excellence in Investigation

Omar questions govt stand on house arrest of leaders

11 Aug 2020 | 8:19 PM

Srinagar, Aug 11 (UNI) National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday questioned the Union Territory administration's stand in the court that the leaders under house arrest are not detained and are free to leave their homes with some precautions.

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Pb: 60 test +ve in Hoshiarpur

11 Aug 2020 | 8:17 PM

Hoshiarpur, Aug 11 (UNI) Punjab's Hoshiarpur district on Tuesday reported 60 COVID-19 cases, including 10 police personnel, taking the district tally to 733.

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Meghalaya recruiting CDPOs in violation of Central government norms

11 Aug 2020 | 8:16 PM

Shillong, Aug 11 (UNI) The Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) on Tuesday accused the Meghalaya government recruiting Child Development Project Officers (CDPO) in violation of Central Government norms.

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SHGs creating employment oppo in Punjab's Kapurthala

11 Aug 2020 | 8:08 PM

Kapurthala,Aug 11 (UNI) While a large number of people have lost their jobs due to the closure of many businesses due to Coronavirus pandemic, the self help groups and employment bureaus in Kapurthala district have played a great role in creating a large number of employment opportunities both directly and indirectly.

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BITM to organise online quiz competition, patriotic essay competition as gestures to Independence Day Celebration

11 Aug 2020 | 8:08 PM

Kolkata, Aug 11 (UNI) Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM) under the Union Ministry of Culture is gearing itself up to celebrate Independence Day in a befitting way.

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nCoV: K'taka registers 6,257 fresh cases, 86 deaths

11 Aug 2020 | 8:07 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 11 (UNI) Karnataka is continuously reeling under the grip of the pandemic, as6,257 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday, taking the state COVID-19 tally to 188611.

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SER regulates special trains on complete Lockdown days in West Bengal

11 Aug 2020 | 8:05 PM

Kolkata, Aug 11 (UNI) In view of complete lockdown on August 20, 21, 27 and 28, 2020 in West Bengal, South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to regulate the special train services.

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Meghalaya BJP files complaint with UNHRC on converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

11 Aug 2020 | 8:01 PM

Shillong, Aug 11 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Meghalaya has lodged an official complaint with the Chair-Rapporteur Working Committee of Communications, United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Changrok Soh against the conversion of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a Mosque and the start of Islamic prayers there.

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Telangana Govt announces OTSS scheme for water bill defaulters

11 Aug 2020 | 7:57 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 11 (UNI) The Telangana Government has announced One Time Settlement Scheme (OTSS) that allows waiver of full interest for water bill defaulters if it is cleared in one go.

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State government has crossed all limits of appeasement: Pratul

11 Aug 2020 | 7:56 PM

Ranchi, Aug 11 (UNI) State BJP spokesperson Pratul Shahdeo alleged that the state government has crossed all the limits of appeasement.

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Break the chain of Covid infection: UP CM to officials

11 Aug 2020 | 7:54 PM

Lucknow, Aug 11 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed the officials concerned to break the chain of Covid infection and exercise extreme caution in the state.

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Definition of ‘Assamese people’, ILP, land rights, reservations key recommendations by Clause 6 panel

11 Aug 2020 | 7:53 PM

Guwahati, Aug 11 (UNI) Proposing a definition of ‘Assamese people’ for the purpose of implementing Clause 6 of Assam Accord, introduction of Inner Line Permit (ILP), reservation of land and land rights, and protection of resources and biodiversity are some of the key recommendations in a report of a ‘Committee on Implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord’, with the clause dealing with ‘constitutional safeguards’ for the people of Assam.

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3500 to 4000 more prisoners to be released in view of spike in COVID cases : Randhawa

11 Aug 2020 | 7:49 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 11 (UNI) In view of the spike in COVID-19 cases and ensure the compliance with health protocols in the jails of Punjab, it has been decided to bring the number of prisoners to the 50 per cent of the authorized capacity to provide adequate space for keeping the prisoners under quarantine besides ensuring social distancing.

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STF seize 42,000 liters of PDS kerosene, Four held

11 Aug 2020 | 7:48 PM

Bhubaneswar Aug 11 (UNI) The Special Task Force of the Odisha Crime Branch today seized 42,000 litres of PDS kerosene and arrested four persons in this connection.

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Sanatan Sanstha’s website in Nepali, launched

11 Aug 2020 | 7:48 PM

Pune, Aug 11 (UNI) Sanatan Sanstha, a Hindu outfit, in a release issued here today announced the launching Sanatan Sanstha’s Nepali website for Nepali-speaking audience from across the world is able to receive Dharmashiksha (education on Dharma), said Shri. Chetan Rajhans, National Spokesperson, Sanatan Sanstha.

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