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South Africa Virus Strain 50 Per Cent More Contagious, Experts Confirm

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 02:57
A new variant of the coronavirus first identified in South Africa is more contagious than earlier versions, experts said on Monday, but there is no evidence that it is more deadly.
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Rajasthan Officer Suspended For Seeking Sexual Favours From Woman At Work

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 23:46
Officials on Monday suspended a sanitation inspector of the Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) for seeking sexual favours from a woman sanitation worker on the pretext of granting her a day's leave,...
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No Children Below 15 Allowed At Republic Day Parade Amid Pandemic

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 23:30
This year's Republic Day parade is going to be a bit different from the past due to the pandemic. The route will be shorter and contingents would be smaller. "The spectator strength has also been...
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First Case Under New Law Against "Love Jihad" Filed In Madhya Pradesh

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 23:30
Police in Madhya Pradesh have filed the first case under the state's new 'anti-love jihad' law, after a 22-year-old girl from Barwani district accused a 25-year-old married man of physically...
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Do They Look Like Terrorists?: Amarinder Singh On NIA Summons To Farmers

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 23:22
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday hit out at the central government over the National Investigation Agency (NIA) issuing notices to some farmer union leaders and those supporting the...
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Centre Postpones 10th Round Of Talks With Farmers' Leaders To Jan 20

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 23:15
The tenth round of talks between the government and representatives of protesting farmers on controversial new farm laws was on Monday pushed back by a day to January 20, with the Centre saying both...
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Man Killed For Resisting Rs 60 Theft Attempt In Delhi

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 22:45
Two youth were arrested on Monday for allegedly killing a 55-year-old rickshaw puller in an attempt to steal his vehicle and Rs 60 from his wallet in east Delhi, police said.
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Digvijaya Singh Donates Rs 1.1 Lakh For Ram Temple, With A Request To PM

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 22:44
Congress's Digvijaya Singh has contributed Rs 1.11 lakh for the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya. While the Congress, ahead of the state elections in 2019, had favored what the BJP called a...
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US Capitol Briefly Shut Down Over Fire 2 Days Before Biden Inauguration

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 21:48
The US Capitol was shut down temporarily on Monday out of an abundance of caution after a fire broke out near the complex, the Capitol Police said, underscoring security jitters days before...
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The Controversy Over Web Series 'Tandav' In 10 Points

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 21:33
The makers of Amazon Prime Video's new political drama 'Tandav' issued an "unconditional" apology on Monday evening after complaints to police in Maharashtra and UP alleged some scenes "insulted...
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16-Year-Old Girl Hung After Alleged Gang-Rape In UP, 3 Arrested

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 20:45
A 16-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba, 230 kilometres from Lucknow, was allegedly gang raped and murdered by three men who had been harassing her, police said today.
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China, WHO Could Have Acted More Quickly, Says Pandemic Probe Panel

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 20:38
The World Health Organization and China could have acted faster when Covid-19 first surfaced, a group investigating the global response has concluded, regretting that the "largely hidden epidemic...
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On Camera, Man Collapses On Delhi Metro. What A Cop Does Next

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 20:30
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Constable Vikas saved a man's life when he collapsed after losing consciousness today at a Delhi Metro Station.
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580 Adverse Reactions, Two Deaths Not Linked to Vaccine: Centre On Day 3

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 20:20
A total of 3.8 lakh people have been vaccinated since the rollout of the coronavirus vaccines three days ago, the government said today. Among the, 580 cases of adverse reactions have been observed...
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"Will Quit Politics If I Don't Win By 50,000 Votes": Suvendu Adhikari

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 19:13
Suvendu Adhikari, the veteran Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader who recently switched over to the BJP, has accepted the challenge thrown by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to contest from...
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'Tandav' Makers Offer "Unconditional Apology" After Complaint In UP

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 19:02
The cast and crew of Amazon Prime Videos' "Tandav", against whom police complaints have been filed alleging that some scene of the web series had "insulted Hindu gods and goddesses", issued an...
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Opposition Demands Probe Into TV Anchor's "Balakot Strike" WhatsApp Chat

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 19:02
Amid outrage over leaked WhatsApp conversations of TV anchor Arnab Goswami, submitted by Mumbai Police to a court, the opposition has demanded an investigation into chats linked to the 2019 Balakot...
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Pant Sings "Spiderman" Song Behind The Stumps, Video Goes Viral. Watch

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 18:24
Rishabh Pant is never short of reminding Australian skipper Tim Paine about his presence behind the stumps, and Monday was no different.
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Sari Or Suit? The Buzz Around What Kamala Harris Will Wear On Inauguration

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 18:00
The question of whether or not US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will wear a saree on Inauguration Day is one that is currently being hotly debated on social media.
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Why Indore's Traffic Cop Uses Michael Jackson Moves At Work

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 17:34
Indore's traffic constable Ranjeet Singh has been using late pop icon Michael Jackson's 'moonwalk' to control the traffic in the Madhya Pradesh city for nearly sixteen years.
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