National and World

Mallikarjun Kharge makes strong pitch for fixing accountability in Congress organisation at key meet

NEW DELHI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday strongly pitched for organisational accountability from top to bottom, and said those unable to fulfil their responsibilities will have to m...

"Nation is proud of Indian Navy's valour, courage, commitment...", Rajnath Singh's greetings on Navy Day

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday extended greetings on Navy Day, saying the nation is proud of the Indian Navy's valour, courage, commitment and professionalism. "Greetings to all ...

Bharat Jodo Yatra is "democratic" voice against PM's "loot tantra": Rahul Gandhi slams Centre

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a swipe at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and questioned the government why the prices of petrol, diesel and gas cylinders have not c...

Pak summons Afghan diplomat to convey anguish over attack on its envoy in Kabul

Islamabad, Dec 3: Pakistan has summoned Afghanistan's Charge d'Affaires in Islamabad and conveyed to him its deep concern over the attack on the country's Head of Mission in Kabul, it emerged on Satu...

Govt has taken many initiatives to create opportunities for persons with disabilities: PM

New Delhi, Dec 3: On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government has taken many initiatives to create opportunities for them so as to ...

BSF recovers 7.5 kg heroin, arms, ammunition from Pakistan drone

PUNJAB: The Border Security Force (BSF) once again foiled a nefarious attempt by anti-national elements to smuggle contraband on Saturday early morning with the recovery of suspected heroin, arms and...

Bharat Jodo Yatra resumes from Mahudiya village of Madhya Pradesh, Computer Baba joins Rahul Gandhi

MAHUDIYA: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, along with party leaders and workers, on Saturday morning, resumed 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' from Mahudiya village of Madhya Pradesh. Senior party leader Kamal Nath a...

India's envoy to US hands over Padma Bhushan to Sundar Pichai

India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu handed over the Padma Bhushan, one of the country's highest civilian Awards, to Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai in San Fransisco. Taking t...

'Twitter Files' released by Elon Musk detailing censorship and suppression of information at Twitter

Twitter CEO Elon Musk released the internal 'Twitter Files' on Friday that showed the company responded to a request "from the Biden team" during the 2020 election -- shortly after the company cracke...

Umran Malik to replace Mohd Shami in India's ODI squad

Mumbai, Dec 3: Fast bowler Mohd Shami sustained a shoulder injury during a training session in the lead up to the ODI series against Bangladesh. He is currently under the supervision of the BCCI Medi...

India ready to take its place at global top tables: Kamboj

WASHINGTON: India is ready to take its place at the global top tables including G-20 and the UN Security Council presidency as the country is willing to bring solutions to the table, India’s Permanen...

Markets fall in early trade after 8 days of rally

Equity benchmark indices began the trade on a bearish note on Friday, halting their eight-day rally, amid a weak trend in global markets. After beginning the trade on a negative note, the 30-share...

Mehrauli killing: FSL team in Tihar for post-narco analysis of accused Aaftab Poonawala

NEW DELHI, Dec 2: A four-member team of the Forensic Science Laboratory here reached Tihar Jail on Friday along with the investigating officer of the Shraddha Walkar murder case for a post-narco anal...

US designates 4 Al-Qaeda, Taliban leaders as global terrorists

WASHINGTON, Dec 2: The Biden administration has designated two leaders of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and two of the Tehrik i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) movement in Afghanistan as global t...

SC quashes Kerala HC order granting anticipatory bail to 4 in ISRO espionage case

NEW DELHI, Dec 2: The Supreme Court Friday quashed the Kerala High Court order granting anticipatory bail to four people, including a former Director General of Police (DGP), in a case of alleged fra...

India records 275 new COVID-19 cases, tally of active infections now 4,672

New Delhi, Dec 2 : India recorded a single-day rise of 275 new coronavirus infections, while the count of active cases has dipped to 4,672, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. ...

J&K Bank highest income tax payer in Chandigarh circle

New Delhi: Income Tax Department today conducted an Awareness-Cum-Interaction Program on the Importance of Voluntary Compliance to Income Tax Act, 1961 here at J&K Bank's Corporate Headquarters. T...

India’s mfg PMI hits 3-month high in Nov amid expansion in production, slowdown in inflation

New Delhi, Dec 1: Manufacturing activities in India touched a three-month high in November as new orders and exports expanded boosted by demand resilience and substantial easing of cost pressure, acc...

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar bestowed with ‘The Emissary of Peace’ award in US city of Memphis

WASHINGTON, Dec 1: Indian spiritual leader and global humanitarian Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was bestowed with the prestigious “The Emissary of Peace” award by the National Civil Rights Museum in the US c...

China eases some virus controls, searches pedestrians

Beijing, Dec 1: More Chinese cities eased some anti-virus restrictions as police patrolled their streets to head off protests on Thursday while the ruling Communist Party prepared for the high-profil...

SC reserves judgment on plea challenging J-K delimitation

New Delhi, Dec 1: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea challenging the government's decision to constitute a delimitation commission for redrawing the Legislative Assembly and...

India will work to promote universal sense of oneness as G20 President: PM

New Delhi, Dec 1: With India formally assuming the G20 Presidency from Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an article to commemorate the occasion said that the country will work to promote the ...

1.9 mn attacks on Indian healthcare network from Pak, China this year: Report

New Delhi, Dec 1: As AIIMS struggles to get its servers back to life after a massive ransomware attack, nearly 1.9 million cyber attacks have been recorded on the Indian healthcare network this year,...