CBI gets 10-day custody of TMC leader Anubrata Mondal in cattle smuggling case

Asansol (West Bengal) [India], August 12 (ANI): Arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Anubrata Mondal was on Thursday sent to 10-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till August 20 by a special CBI court of Asansol in connection with cattle smuggling case.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 04:06 IST

Aguada Jail Museum to be thrown open to public from September 1

Panaji (Goa) [India], August 12 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that the Aguada Jail and the museum which is dedicated to the freedom struggle along with galleries will be opened for the general public from September 1.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 04:05 IST

Karnataka HC abolishes ACB formed by Siddaramaiah govt, transfers cases to Lokayukta Police

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 12 (ANI): The Karnataka High Court on Thursday abolished the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), formed by the Congress government headed by Siddaramaiah in 2016 and transferred all pending cases before the ACB to the Lokayukta Police division.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 03:38 IST

TN Education Minister visits parents of girl who died by suicide in Kallakurichi

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 12 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Education Minister Anbil Mahesh on Thursday visited the residence of a 17-year-old girl, who died by suicide after alleged torture by teachers last month in Kallakurichi.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 03:32 IST

Har Ghar Tiranga: Assam CM visiting homes of senior citizens to gift Tricolour

Guwahati (Assam) [India], August 12 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said he is visiting the homes of senior citizens in Guwahati and gifting one national flag to each one of them under the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 03:26 IST

Fire at Hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar brought under control, all evacuated safely

Jamnagar (Gujarat) [India] August 12 (ANI): A massive fire that broke out at Alento hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar area has been bought under control.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 03:23 IST

IAF band conducts 'symphony band performance' in Hyderabad to inspire young to take up armed forces as their career

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 12 (ANI): As a part of the "Swarnim Vijay Varsh" and "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" celebrations, the Indian Air Force (IAF) band performed a grand "Symphony Band Show" in the hallowed precinct of the historic Golconda Fort in Hyderabad on Thursday.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 02:30 IST

Smoking-on-plane video: SpiceJet says passenger was put on no-flying list for 15 days, Bobby Kataria claims it was dummy plane

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], August 12 (ANI): After a video of a man smoking inside a SpiceJet flight surfaced on the internet, the carrier aircraft on Thursday said that the action was taken as the passenger was put on a no-flying list by the airline for 15 days in February 2022.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 02:20 IST

Andhra: Woman walks into police station with severed head of daughter-in-law

Annamayya (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 12 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a woman walked into the police station in Andhra Pradesh's Annamayya district with the severed head of her daughter-in-law on Thursday.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 01:14 IST

No Change of Guard ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): The Change of Guard ceremony will not take place this Saturday on the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan due to the preparations related to the Independence Day celebrations, an official release said.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 00:52 IST

Bihar Assembly session on August 24, Speaker refuses to comment on notice against him

Patna (Bihar) [India], August 12 (ANI): With the change in government in Bihar, a session of the state assembly has been convened for August 24. Legislators of the ruling Mahagathbandhan have given a notice for the removal of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 00:46 IST

India holds world's highest rate of recognising start-ups per day

New Delhi [India] August 12 (ANI): Start-ups have been the buzzword in India for the last several years. India is powering its growth with innovation and entrepreneurship. Currently, there are 75,000 start-ups in the country, which coincides with the 75th year of independence.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 00:25 IST

BJP leaders slam Kejriwal, say his politics is all about 'revdi culture'

New Delhi [India] August 12 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal came under heavy attack from BJP leaders on Thursday over his allegations against the Centre and they said he has given a perverse twist to debate on freebies and his politics is all about 'revdi culture'.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 00:24 IST

Omicron strains 20-30 pc more infectious: INSACOG to review data of genomic surveillance of COVID variants

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): Amid rising COVID cases in the national capital and other States, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) will review the data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants on Friday, said sources.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 00:24 IST

BJP leaders slam Kejriwal, say his politics is all about 'revdi culture'

New Delhi [India] August 11(ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal came under heavy attack of BJP leaders on Thursday over his allegations against the Centre and they said he has given a perverse twist to debate on freebies and his politics is all about 'revdi culutre'.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 23:57 IST

ECI hosts virtual Asian Regional Forum meet on making elections inclusive, accessible

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Election Commission of India (ECI) hosted a virtual meeting of the 'Asian Regional Forum' on the theme 'Making our Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative at Nirvachan Sadan on Thursday.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 23:31 IST

Fire breaks out at hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar

Jamnagar (Gujarat) [India] August 11 (ANI): A fire broke out in the Alento hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar and as many as 5 fire tenders rushed to the spot of the incident.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 23:21 IST

Kin of Rifleman killed while repulsing terror attack seek a govt job

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India] August 11 (ANI): The family of Rifleman D Lakshmanan, who was killed while repulsing a terror attack, has demanded that the government provide them with assistance in form of a job.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 23:20 IST

Culture Ministry to organize spiritual programmes in 75 prisons across country to commemorate Maharshi Aurobindo's 150th birth anniversary

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): On the occasions of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Maharshi Aurobindo and the 75th Year of Independence, the Ministry of Culture is commemorating the life and philosophy of Shri Aurobindo by undertaking spiritual programmes in 75 prisons across the nation between August 12-15, 2022.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 23:13 IST

WazirX episode has exposed darker side of crypto transactions: Govt source

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Emphasising that the WazirX episode has "exposed a darker side of crypto transactions" and exercising caution is necessary, a top government source on Thursday said that the enforcement directorate was looking into the matter.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 23:01 IST

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