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Mamata meets Sonia; discusses political situation, Pegasus
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi here and discussed the current political situation in the country as well as the Pegasus snoogate row.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China's PLA plays mindgames in Tibet as Rajnath heads to Dushanbe for SCO meet
New Delhi, July 28: With the Ladakh tensions in focus, China has stepped up mind- games with India by demonstrating qualitative improvements in its firepower in Tibet, ahead of Defence Minister Rajnath Singhs visit to Dushanbe where his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe will also be present.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Himachal HC seeks report on encroachments on govt lands
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Taking cognizance of non-execution of eviction from the government land, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state to provide details regarding encroachments.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Assam-Mizoram border violence hurting decades old relation between 2 states
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 28 (IANS) Policemen, traders, workers -- people from all walks of life -- are deeply disheartened over the violent clashes on the Assam-Mizoram borders which recently led to the killing of six Assam police personnel, besides injuring around 100 civilians and security personnel from the two neighbouring northeastern states.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Stalin launches CSR-funded free vaccine scheme in private hospitals
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday launched the free Covid-19 vaccination drive in private hospitals, supported by the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of various private companies.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bommai's late night famjam on hit Kannada number goes viral
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai's family members celebrated his appointment as the new Karnataka Chief Minister by jamming on superhit Kannada song at his residence. The video has gone on viral on social media.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Parents must introspect why teenagers hang out on beaches at night: Goa CM
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) The parents of teenagers need to introspect as to why their wards hang out on the state's beaches after nightfall, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the state Assembly on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Over 37L houses sanctioned for weaker sections in 2 years: Govt
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said that 37.57 lakh houses have been sanctioned for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the last two years under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC dismisses Kerala govt's plea in vandalism case, fate of Minister hangs in the balance
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Wednesday, dismissing the plea of the Kerala government to withdraw the cases against the CPI-M leaders, including state Education Minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, all eyes are now on Pinarayi Vijayan whether he will remove him or continue in the cabinet.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Pak Covid-19 case count crosses 4,000 for first time in two months
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's daily Covid-19 case count crossed 4,000 for the first time in two months on Wednesday morning after the National Command and Operation Centre reported 4,119 fresh infections.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
US and India closely coordinating on Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The US and India are also closely coordinating on regional security issues, such as Afghanistan.
2021-07-28
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Confusion in TN over minister's statement on reopening of schools
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The statement of Tamil Nadu state school education minister, Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi that the state is mulling reopening of schools for senior students of Classes IX to XII has led to major confusion among parents, teachers, academics, and students.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
14 parties attend oppn meet, AAP also joins in
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Fourteen opposition parties met here on Wednesday to devise a strategy to corner the Centre on issues like the Pegasus snooping row and Assam-Mizoram discord. Among the 14 parties was the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which has so far not been part of any joint opposition strategy.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Acts of vandalism not under free speech: SC on Kerala Assembly violence
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said destruction of public property in the House cannot be equated with freedom of expression and immunity to legislators can't be extended as an immunity against criminal law. The top court dismissed Kerala government's plea seeking court's nod to withdraw cases against CPI(M) leaders, including education minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, when the current ruling party was in opposition.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Basavaraj Bommai sworn-in as 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai, a senior BJP leader was sworn-in as the 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka by Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at a function held in the Glass House of Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. Basavaraj Bommai took oath in the name of God.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kerala's daily Covid tally now 50% of India's positive cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday morning showed that Kerala has 22,129 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours while the total cases in India stood at 43,654.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rahul Gandhi to move adjournment motion in LS over snooping scandal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will move adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Pegasus issue demanding probe in the alleged snooping row while in Rajya Sabha, suspension notices have been served on the issues of Pegasus scandal and Assam-Mizoram discord.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yogi gives tricycle to man with disability
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Dinesh Kumar Singh, a young man with 60 per cent disability, was given a tricycle by chief minister Yogi Adityanath after he met the latter at his Janata Darshan.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Modi announces Rs 2L for kin of Barabanki accident victims
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each, from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the tragic accident in Barabanki on Wednesday morning.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will seek guidance of Yediyurappa: K'taka CM-designate Bommai
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Basavaraj S. Bommai has stated that he would seek the guidance of outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Portugal's 98% Covid-19 patients not fully vaccinated
Lisbon, July 28 (IANS) People not immunised or having received only one dose of vaccine constitute 98 per cent of patients hospitalised with Covid-19 in Portugal, the Portuguese General Directorate of Health (DGS) reported on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Portugal,Health/Medicine,Politics
Turkey reports 19,761 new Covid-19 cases
Ankara, July 28 (IANS) Turkey on Tuesday registered 19,761 new Covid-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,638,178, according to its health ministry.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sugarcane output per hectare rises in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has scored another high with the sugarcane cultivation.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
New Zealand reports 1 case of Covid-19 in managed isolation
Wellington, July 28 (IANS) New Zealand reported one case of Covid-19 in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility, and no cases in the community on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
13 sacked after ambulance employees strike work in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) GVK EMRI, the ambulance service provider in Uttar Pradesh, has terminated the services of 13 office-bearers of 102 and 108 ambulance employees' association.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
President Kovind responds to Ayodhya Padma awardee's plea
Ayodhya (UP), July 28 (IANS) A petition filed before President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, by Padma awardee Mohammad Sharif, has evoked a prompt response.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
K'taka CM-designate Basavaraj Bommai to take oath today
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj S. Bommai, the designated candidate for the post of Chief Minister will take oath at 11 a.m. in the Raj Bhawan on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
1.29 Cr ration cards cancelled, deleted across India
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As many as 1.29 crore ration cards were deleted or cancelled by various states and union territories during the last three years with Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra topping the list. The government also acted under the relevant clauses against approximately 20,000 fair price shops (FPS).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 195.2 mn
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 195.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.17 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.91 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mukesh Sahani tones down after criticism by his own party MLA
Patna, July 28 (IANS) The aggressive tone of Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) president Mukesh Sahani has come down after his own party MLA Raju Kumar Singh put a question mark over his leadership.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
WH considering vaccine mandate for all federal workers: Biden
Washington, July 28 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has said his administration is considering a mandate that requires all federal workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19, escalating the push for vaccination amid the rampant spread of the Delta variant and still-high vaccine hesitancy rates in parts of the country.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gurugram DC issues directions to resolve waterlogging problem
Gurugram, July 28 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gurugram on Tuesday, leading to severe waterlogging in many areas of the city.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Initiatives taken to popularise Ayush system treatments: Govt
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government has taken an initiative to popularise the treatment of various diseases through Ayush, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Own up ward, village secretariats, Andhra CM tells officials
Amaravati, July 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday called upon senior officials to own up the ward and village secretariat form of governance and called it a brainchild of the state.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
MoES launches new Earth System Science Data portal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A new portal for 'Earth System Science Data' was launched during the 15th foundation day event of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), here on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Politics
Assam Congress blames state, Centre for border troubles
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The Assam Congress on Tuesday accused the state and Central government for their "total failure to deal with the inter-state border disputes".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
MP ties up with UNESCO for heritage development of Gwalior, Orchha
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has joined hands with UNESCO for heritage-based sustainable urban development of its Gwalior and Orchha cities.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Oppn leaders to meet Wed morning for chalking out joint strategy
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) After repeated adjournments on their demand for a discussion on the Pegasus snooping issue, leaders of opposition parties in the Lok Sabha met on Tuesday evening and decided a meeting of leaders of both houses will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday chalk out a joint strategy.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
South Central Railway doubles maximum speed on key Godavari bridge
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) said on Tuesday that it has doubled the maximum permissible speed to 100 kmph on the important Godavari bridge located between the Manchiryal and Peddampet section.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Andhra MPs seek Rs 6,750 cr pending funds from Centre
Amaravati/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Senior YSRCP leader V. Vijayasai Reddy on Tuesday met Union Panchayat Raj Minister Giriraj Singh and appealed for the release of Rs 6,750 crore funds due to the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
TN government announces new award for contribution to state
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced a new annual "Thagaisal Tamilar" award in recognition of those who have made great contributions to the state as well as for Tamils.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kisan Sansad demands repeal of Essential Commodities Amendment Act
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) After two days of debate, the Kisan Sansad on Tuesday reiterated its demand that the Essential Commodities Amendment Act 2020 should be immediately repealed.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Another Assam cop injured in border firing succumbs, toll now 6
Silchar (Assam), July 27 (IANS) With one more Assam policeman succumbing to bullet injuries at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) on Tuesday night, the death toll in Monday's firing on the Assam-Mizoram rose to six, officials said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Pilot rushes to Delhi ahead of Maken's meeting with Congress MLAs
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Tuesday went to Delhi, a day before the scheduled meeting of Congress' state in charge Ajay Maken with ruling party MLAs.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
DBSE to affiliate 30 govt schools in its first academic year
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) will affiliate as many as 30 government-run schools in its first academic year (2021-22), an official said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
National Integration Council last met in UPA rule: Centre informs LS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) There has been no meeting of the National Integration Council (NIC), the apex body mandated to fight communalism, casteism, regionalism and parochialism, after the NDA formed the government in 2014, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Contributing to self-reliance true tribute to Kalam: Telangana Governor
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Contributing towards the self-reliance of India and making the country strong, secure, and prosperous is the true tribute to former President Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, said Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sunanda Pushkar case: Order on framing of charges against Tharoor put off
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A special court in Delhi designated for cases against lawmakers on Tuesday again deferred its order on framing of charges against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NCW launches 24-hr helpline to address grievances of women
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday launched a 24-hour helpline to provide support to women facing sexual harassment or violence.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lead India Foundation plans network of national clubs
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Lead India Foundation, a brainchild of former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, on Tuesday announced major initiatives to usher in the super-power India he had dreamt of.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics