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India recorded less than 60,000 new Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row (not counting Monday’s tally), indicating another step down in infections in the country. The daily death toll remained above 700 for the second straight day. Stay with TOI for the latest developments
An international team of researchers has found a“lost” river that ran through the central Thar desert, near Bikaner, 1,72,000 years ago. The river was likely a lifeline for Stone Age populations, helping them thrive while also serving as an important corridor for human migration, according to the oldest directly dated phase of river activity researched in the Thar region.
The maximum number of rapes in Uttar Pradesh in 2019 — 57% of all cases — took place on the false promise of marriage, reveals the latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
After introducing fresh and long-life camel milk apart from chocolates, home-grown dairy giant – Amul – has forayed further into value-added products with the launch of camel milk ice-cream and milk powder. A first even for India’s dairy major, camel milk has remained in the news since last two years. PM Modi had earlier revealed that he was once scoffed for promoting camel milk.
Mohammed Siraj's furious spell upfront tore apart the Kolkata Knight Riders' batting line up but RCB skipper Virat Kohli revealed that the seamer initially did not figure in their plans for opening the attack.
Mohammed Siraj strengthened his case to get into the flight with the Indian side for the tour of Australia next month with a superb show at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday raked up the issue of alleged misbehavior done with Aishwarya Rai, the estranged wife of the RJD president Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav, at an election meeting and said, “Those who misbehaved with her would see in the future how dangerous would be the consequence of ill-treating a woman.”
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew the "general consent" to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to carry out probe into cases in the state. The CBI and all other agencies under the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946 will now have to take permission from the state government for investigations on case to case basis.
The official Twitter handle of Congress put out a promotional video to claim it is fulfilling its promises on making Chhattisgarh malnutrition-free.