Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackerey, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis visit flood-affected areas in Kolhapur

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday visited the flood-affected areas of the Kolhapur district. Maharashtra former chief minister and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Devendra Fadnavis also visited the flood-affected areas and met the affected people in Kolhapur. During the visit, Thackerey and Fadnavis met each other. After exchanging greetings with each other, both […]

Chennai girl wins award in 2020 Intl Youth Contest for Social Anti-Corruption Advertising

Khushi Arun Kumar, a 19-year-old Chennai student from Stella Maris College has won the ‘Best Poster’ prize in the 2020 ‘Together Against Corruption,’ International Youth Contest for Social-Anti Corruption Advertising. The event was organised by the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. Kumar’s poster was chosen from among thousands of entries from all over the world, TV […]

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu defeats Akane Yamaguchi, storms into semis

India shuttler PV Sindhu stormed into the semi-finals of the women’s singles event after defeating Japan’s number four seed Akane Yamaguchi in the quarterfinals here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 1 on Friday. Sindhu defeated Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20. The quarterfinal clash between Sindhu and Yamaguchi lasted for 56 minutes. The first […]

Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was ‘murdered’ by Taliban: Report

Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed while covering the violence in Afghanistan, was apparently executed by the Taliban, a US-based weekly magazine has claimed. 38-year-old Siddiqui, who was the Chief Photographer for Reuters in India, was killed in Kandahar province’s Spin Boldak district. A new report published by The Washington Examiner […]

Chhattisgarh govt tables Bill to acquire private medical college in Durg, oppn parties create uproar

Chhattisgarh Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to acquire a private medical college in Durg amidst uproar by the opposition in the state Assembly. “We had announced the acquisition of Chandulal Chandrakar Memorial Medical College, Kachandur in a program organized on February 2, 2021, on the occasion of the death […]

Border dispute: Mizoram civilians threatening us, says Assam Minister

Amidst the ongoing border dispute between the two states Assam and Mizoram, Assam Minister Ashok Singhal on Thursday informed that Mizoram civilians are threatening the people of Assam. While speaking to ANI, Ashok Singhal said, “In the video footage, Mizoram civilians are threatening us and they are carrying weapons too. So we have issued an advisory for the people of Assam not to visit Mizoram. If somebody still goes […]

CBSE to announce Class XII board results today at 2 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the results for Class XII board exams on Friday at 2 pm. “CBSE Class XII Result to be announced today at 2 PM,” the CBSE tweeted from its official Twitter handle today. Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked both the CBSE and other state boards to declare board exam results by […]

Taiwan probes hack of ‘high ranking officials’ LINE messaging account

Taiwan has launched an investigation into the hacking of over 100 LINE messaging accounts of Taiwanese “high ranking officials” after the company admitted abnormal activities had been detected. The Taiwan Criminal Investigation Bureau on Wednesday said that it has begun an investigation after LINE, the most popular instant messenger and online call service in Taiwan, reported the case to authorities, […]

Karnataka govt monitoring Covid-19 situation in state following spurt of cases in Kerala: CM Bommai

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday informed that the state government is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation following a spurt in cases in Kerala. Speaking to ANI, Bommai, who arrived at the Delhi airport earlier today, said he has asked the officials to be on alert. “There has been a spurt of COVID cases in Kerala and […]

Tokyo Olympics: Bronze assured for India as Lovlina Borgohain storms into semis

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured India a bronze after storming into the semi-finals of the women’s welterweight (69-75kg) category in the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen in the quarterfinals here at the Kokugikan Arena on Friday. Borgohain defeated Nien-Chin Chen by a split decision of 4-1. Five […]

Bihar: Katihar Mayor Shivraj Paswan shot dead

Katihar Mayor Shivraj Paswan was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified criminals while he was returning home after completing his work on Thursday evening. He succumbed to injuries on the way while he was being rushed to the hospital. Speaking to reporters, Katihar Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amar Kant Jha said, “The incident took place near the Santoshi […]