Babulal Marandi demands action against Dhanbad SSP for negligence in ADJ killing case

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], August 1 (ANI): Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and BJP leader Babulal Marandi demanded that strict action be taken against the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Dhanbad Sanjeev Kumar for negligence in the case of alleged killing of Additional District Judge Uttam Anand.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 07:09 IST

Aspiring astronaut from Tamil Nadu seeks help to pursue studies abroad

Theni (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 1 (ANI): An aspiring astronaut from Tamil Nadu's Theni district, who has received an admission letter from an academy in Canada for a pilot training course, is seeking help to fulfil her dreams.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 06:52 IST

Delhi-NCR receives spells of rain, IMD predicts thunderstorm, heavy downpour in next 2 hours

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Rain lashed parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) in the early hours of Sunday.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 06:20 IST

Hyderabad-based organisation collects pre-used cycles, repairs and donates them to the needy

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 1 (ANI): In a bid to help the needy, Happy Hyderabad, a community-based organisation has undertaken Project Diya in which they collect pre-used cycles from people who wish to donate, repair them and give them to the needy.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 05:38 IST

DK Shivakumar urges K'taka CM to start work on Mekedatu project immediately

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 1 (ANI): Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief DK Shivakumar urged Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to immediately commence work on Mekedatu dam project.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 05:15 IST

Water supply in parts of Delhi to be affected today due to repair work under IIT flyover

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): The water supply in parts of Delhi will be disrupted on Sunday due to repair work of leakage under Hauz Khas IIT flyover in the national capital said Delhi Jal Board after a massive sinkhole was spotted in the area.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 04:45 IST

Left-ruled Kerala seeks cooperation from US in diverse sectors

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], August 1 (ANI): In a paradigm shift, the lone Chief Minister from the Communist Party in the country, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has sought cooperation from the United States in all possible areas for the development of the state.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 04:05 IST

Ahmedabad's 150-year-old heritage building to be restored, turned into innovation centre for underprivileged girls

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], August 1 (ANI): In a unique initiative, a 150-year-old heritage building in Ahmedabad's Khamasa is being restored and turned into an innovation centre for underprivileged girls.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 04:05 IST

J-K's hospitality and protocol dept holds training programme to teach best practices to staff

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 1 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's Department of Hospitality and Protocol is organising a series of in-house capacity-building programmes at Jammu, with a view to imbibe best practices of the hospitality industry among the staff.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 03:33 IST

Delhi police arrest man for strangling wife to death in Govindpuri

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Delhi police arrested a man for allegedly strangling his wife to death in Delhi's Govindpuri.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 03:11 IST

NIA raids 15 places in J-K, arrests a terrorist

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 1 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted raids at 15 places here in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with two terror cases --one related to Bathindi IED recovery case and other linked with terror outfit Lashkar-e-Mustafa (LeM), a front of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad, the agency said.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 03:11 IST

After announcing on social media that he is quitting politics, Babul Supriyo says he should be allowed dignity of silence

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): After announcing on social media that he is quitting politics, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babul Supriyo told ANI that he has written what he needed to write and should be allowed "dignity of silence" on the matter.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 02:20 IST

BJP to train 4 lakh volunteers to curb COVID-19 in 2 lakh villages: Tarun Chugh

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): In a bid to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set a target to train as many as 4 lakh of its party workers who will go to 2 lakh villages and help people fight the pandemic, said Tarun Chug, National General Secretary, BJP.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 02:20 IST

Overflowing Delhi's Naini Lake triggers alarm as snakes enter homes, residents hope for relief

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Incessant rains in the national capital have created panic among people residing around Naini Lake in Model Town where the water level has significantly risen in the past few days.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 01:57 IST

Vaccinated students happy to attend offline classes started at Bangalore colleges

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 1 (ANI): Partially or fully vaccinated students have started attending offline classes at higher education institutions in Bangalore which were allowed by the state government from July 26.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 01:00 IST

Cinema halls in Kolkata remain shut as opening them without a new movie release will mean losses: Hall owner

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 1 (ANI): Despite the West Bengal government's new order allowing cinema theatres to open in Kolkata with 50 per cent capacity, the owners decided to keep the gates shut until the release of a new movie.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 00:35 IST

Chandrababu Naidu used weaker sections as vote bank, alleges Andhra Pradesh Minister

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 1 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah on Saturday accused former chief minister and TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu of using OBCs, SCs, STs and minorities as "a vote bank" and not caring for them after gaining power.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 00:15 IST

Focus on people in home quarantine, check for violation: Central team tells Kollam Dy Collector

Kollam (Kerala) [India], July 31 (ANI): After the visit of the central team to Kerala following the sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases in the state, Dr Arun S Nair Kollam district Deputy Collector said that the team advised them to focus on those in-home quarantines and check for any quarantine violation.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 23:59 IST

PM Modi to launch digital payment solution e-RUPI on Aug 2

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch e-RUPI, a person and purpose-specific digital payment solution, on August 2 at 4.30 pm via video conferencing.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 00:35 IST

Arrested TDP leader faces life threat, claims wife

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 31 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Devineni Umamaheswara Rao's wife Devineni Anupama on Saturday expressed concern that her arrested husband who is currently remanded in Rajahmundry Central Jail, was facing an immediate life threat from the mining mafia and goons.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 23:58 IST