One terrorist killed in encounter in J-K’s Wagoora

One unidentified terrorist was neutralised on Wednesday in an encounter between security forces and terrorists here at Wagoora in Naugam area of Srinagar. “Srinagar Encounter Update: 01 unidentified terrorist killed. Search going on. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Zone Police. The encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Wagoora late night on Tuesday. […]

Telangana: Local BJP leader booked for flouting Covid-19 lockdown rules on granddaughter’s birthday

Telangana police on Tuesday booked a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader for flouting COVID-19 lockdown rules after he organised a dance party on the occasion of his granddaughter’s birthday. As per M Narayana, Superintendent of Police (SP), Vikarabad, the party was organised on the intervening night of June 11 and June […]

Andhra: Three held while taking Rs 9.93 lakh cash to Naxals

Telangana Police caught three people red-handed in the East Godavari district on June 14 while taking around Rs 10 lakh cash to Naxals. Speaking to the media on Tuesday, Chintoor Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Kadar Basha informed that Naxals had planned to extort the said money from ‘Beedi contractors’. “On Monday evening, East Godavari district SP ordered the […]

Vadodara gets robotic scavenging machine to clean sewers

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has got a robotic scavenging machine to clean choked sewers. The machine, designed to operate with solar energy, requires two people for its operation. It has been provided to VMC by Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited (MGVCL) under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. While speaking to ANI, B Mishra, MD of […]

World Blood Donor Day: Blood donors to receive confirmed vaccination slots at AMRI hospitals Kolkata

On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, AMRI Hospitals has launched a drive where anybody donating blood voluntarily will get a confirmed vaccine slot across any of the three units of AMRI Hospitals in Kolkata– Dhakuria, Mukundapur, and Salt Lake. The unique drive, which was launched on June 14, on the occasion of World Blood Donor […]

West Bengal demands additional GST compensation of Rs 4,911 cr

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Monday said that the state needs to be given an additional compensation (Goods and Services Tax compensation) of Rs 4,911 crores, adding that he had written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in this regard but received no response so far. Speaking to the media yesterday, Mitra said, “Additional compensation (Goods […]

Rajasthan Cabinet reshuffle likely on hold after medical ‘advise’ to Gehlot

Indicating Rajasthan Cabinet reshuffle and expansion is likely being put on a hold, the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday informed that doctors have advised Gehlot to avoid one-on-one meeting. Speaking about the post-Covid health issues of Gehlot, OSD, Lokesh Sharma said, “In view of the post-Covid repercussions, as a precautionary measure […]

Police seize 190 kg Ganja from relatives of gangster in Madurai; 3 arrested

Madurai City Police on Sunday seized 190 kg of ganja, a pistol, and five rounds of bullets and arrested three persons, including relatives of a gangster, Vellaikali, in Madurai. The police have identified the accused as two brothers, Boominathan and Solai, relatives of Vellaikali and an auto-driver, Marimuthu. The police are on the lookout […]

MK Stalin to meet PM Modi this week, request for more Covid vaccines

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said that Chief Minister MK Stalin will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week and request for more COVID vaccines. Speaking to ANI, Subramanian said, “When Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin meets PM Modi in Delhi next week he will request to provide more vaccine doses to Tamil Nadu.” “Death numbers are expected to […]

Digvijaya Singh’s remark on Article 370 in line with Congress’ stand:Tariq Anwar

Defending senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s recent remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, party leader Tariq Anwar on Saturday stated that the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution gave Pakistan a chance to raise the Kashmir issue at international forums resulting in widespread global criticism. Anwar further said that Singh’s remarks were in line […]

Chhattisgarh inaugurates 3-day national convention on ‘Challenging the Challenges’

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated a three-day National Convention organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on the theme ‘Challenging the Challenges’. The workshop was virtually inaugurated on Friday by the Chief Minister offering prayers to Maa Saraswati at his residence office in Raipur. It is being organised in association with the […]