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Delhi Government To Provide Incentive To Buyers Of Electric Cycles

Delhi Government To Provide Incentive To Buyers Of Electric Cycles

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 26, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi government has brought in a scheme under which financial incentive will be provided to those buying electric cycles.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 2,124 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths In 24 Hours

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 2,124 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths In 24 Hours

NDTV News Desk | Thursday May 26, 2022, New Delhi

India reported at least 2,124 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total tally of coronavirus cases to 4,31,42,192, while the active cases increased to 14,971, according to the Union Health Ministry.

CBI Arrests Customs Appraiser In Bribery Case At Delhi Airport

CBI Arrests Customs Appraiser In Bribery Case At Delhi Airport

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 26, 2022, New Delhi

CBI has arrested an appraiser of the Customs Department and his associate posted at the Delhi airport for allegedly seeking Rs 1.40 lakh bribe to clear a consignment of batteries to South Africa, officials said on Wednesday.

'Upset' With God Over Family's Ill-Health, Man Damages Idols; Arrested

'Upset' With God Over Family's Ill-Health, Man Damages Idols; Arrested

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 26, 2022, Noida

A 27-year-old daily wage earner was arrested in Greater Noida for allegedly damaging idols kept at a temple as he was "upset" with God over his family's ill health for the past few years, police said on Wednesday.

Jawaharlal Nehru Statue Vandalised In Madhya Pradesh, Six Arrested After Video Goes Viral

Jawaharlal Nehru Statue Vandalised In Madhya Pradesh, Six Arrested After Video Goes Viral

Reported by Anurag Dwary | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Bhopal

A Jawaharlal Nehru statue was vandalised in Madhya Pradesh's Satna. A video circulating on social media showed a dozen people trying to damage the statue with sticks and rocks. One of them even tries to break the statue using a hammer.

Sebi Exempts Centre From Making Open Offer To Vodafone Idea Shareholders

Sebi Exempts Centre From Making Open Offer To Vodafone Idea Shareholders

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Sebi on Wednesday exempted the government from making an open offer to the shareholders of Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) pursuant to its proposed acquisition of over 33 per cent stake in the telecom operator on conversion of dues into equity.

4 More Pilgrims Die In Kedarnath

4 More Pilgrims Die In Kedarnath

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Rudraprayag/Rishikesh

Four more pilgrims died in Kedarnath on Wednesday while three others were flown to AIIMS-Rishikesh in an air ambulance for treatment after they were taken ill.

Maharashtra MP Claims She Received Death Threats Over Hanuman Chalisa

Maharashtra MP Claims She Received Death Threats Over Hanuman Chalisa

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Independent Lok Sabha MP Navneet Rana on Wednesday filed a complaint with Delhi Police alleging that she received multiple life threatening calls.

Vinai Kumar Saxena To Take Oath As Delhi's New Lt Governor On May 26

Vinai Kumar Saxena To Take Oath As Delhi's New Lt Governor On May 26

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Vinai Kumar Saxena will take oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi tomorrow at a ceremony at the Raj Niwas which is expected to be attended by Union ministers. Home Minister Amit Shah has been invited to the ceremony, sources said.

Bypolls To 3 Lok Sabha, 7 Assembly Seats Across 6 States On June 23

Bypolls To 3 Lok Sabha, 7 Assembly Seats Across 6 States On June 23

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Bypolls to three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats across six states will be held on June 23, the Election Commission said on Wednesday. The 3 Lok Sabha seats are in Uttar Pradesh and in Punjab.

Cops Should Treat Sex Workers With Dignity, Not Abuse Them: Supreme Court

Cops Should Treat Sex Workers With Dignity, Not Abuse Them: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Observing that human decency and dignity extend to sex workers and their children, the Supreme Court has directed police forces in all states and Union territories to treat sex workers with dignity and not to abuse them, verbally or physically.

Ikea Store To Open In Bengaluru In June: Report

Ikea Store To Open In Bengaluru In June: Report

Asian News International | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Davos

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met the CEO of Ingka Group (Ikea), Jesper Brodin, at the World Economic Forum Meet, being held in Switzerland's Davos.

Maharashtra Signs Agreement With Byju's At World Economic Forum

Maharashtra Signs Agreement With Byju's At World Economic Forum

Asian News International | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Davos

Maharashtra Department of Education on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Byju's Institute at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland's Davos to provide modern education to the students of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

CBI Questions Bengal Minister For Over 8 Hours In SSC Recruitment Scam

CBI Questions Bengal Minister For Over 8 Hours In SSC Recruitment Scam

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, Kolkata

West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee was on Wednesday grilled by CBI sleuths for over eight hours in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in appointments in government-run and aided schools.

Election Commission Initiates Action Against Unrecognised Parties Flouting Rules

Election Commission Initiates Action Against Unrecognised Parties Flouting Rules

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi

Tightening the noose around unrecognised registered political parties for flouting rules, including those related to filing of contribution reports and indulging in "serious" financial impropriety, the Election Commission on Wednesday.