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Gujarat Hawala Operator Arrested In Extortion Case Against Param Bir Singh

Gujarat Hawala Operator Arrested In Extortion Case Against Param Bir Singh

Asian News International | Thursday October 21, 2021, Mumbai

Mumbai Crime Branch on Wednesday night arrested hawala operator Alpesh Patel.

Covid Booster Shot "Possible In A Year, But...": Adar Poonawalla to NDTV

Covid Booster Shot "Possible In A Year, But...": Adar Poonawalla to NDTV

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

Adar Poonawalla, the chief of Serum Institute which is manufacturing Covishield, today said the billionth dose of coronavirus vaccine is a milestone for India and over the next two months, the country will catch up further. There is even a possibili

Specially Sent After Sushant Rajput's Death: Minister Charge On Anti-Drug Officer

Specially Sent After Sushant Rajput's Death: Minister Charge On Anti-Drug Officer

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Mumbai

Training his guns again on Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik on Thursday claimed the officer was specifically brought in to the agency by the central government after the

"For Jihadists To Believe...": Tulsi Gabbard On Bangladesh Puja Violence

"For Jihadists To Believe...": Tulsi Gabbard On Bangladesh Puja Violence

Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

Former US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has condemned the violence against Hindus in Bangladesh during Durga Puja. She criticised the attackers as "jihadists" who "believe it's pleasing to God to burn and destroy temples."

"Girl's Easy Virtue No Ground To Absolve Accused Of Rape": High Court

"Girl's Easy Virtue No Ground To Absolve Accused Of Rape": High Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Kochi

A woman or girl being of easy virtue or habituated to sexual intercourse cannot be reasons to absolve someone of rape, especially a father who is expected to be the "fortress and refuge" of his daughter, the Kerala High Court has said.

Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Ravaged Uttarakhand As Rescue Ops Continue

Amit Shah Conducts Aerial Survey Of Rain-Ravaged Uttarakhand As Rescue Ops Continue

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Dehradun

Amit Shah undertook an aerial survey of the rain-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand on Thursday as relief and rescue operations continued in the worst-hit Kumaon region amid efforts to restore connectivity and evacuate people from vulnerable areas.

"Congratulations, PM Modi": WHO Chief On His #VaccineCentury Tweet

"Congratulations, PM Modi": WHO Chief On His #VaccineCentury Tweet

Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

The World Health Organisation has congratulated India in achieving over a billion COVID-19 vaccinations milestone today. Government data shows three-quarters of adults in India have had one shot and around 30 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Can't Block Roads Indefinitely: Supreme Courts Gives Farmers 3 Weeks To Reply

Can't Block Roads Indefinitely: Supreme Courts Gives Farmers 3 Weeks To Reply

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today said farmers protesting at Delhi borders against the three farms laws have the right to protest but they cannot block roads indefinitely. It gave farmer unions three weeks to respond on the issue.

Anti-Drugs Agency At SRK Home For Paperwork In Son Aryan's Case: Sources

Anti-Drugs Agency At SRK Home For Paperwork In Son Aryan's Case: Sources

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 21, 2021, Mumbai

A Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) team arrived at Shah Rukh Khan's Mumbai home "Mannat" this afternoon, hours after the superstar visited his son Aryan Khan in jail.

Actor Ananya Panday Summoned By Anti-Drugs Agency Today

Actor Ananya Panday Summoned By Anti-Drugs Agency Today

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 21, 2021, Mumbai

Actor Ananya Panday's Mumbai home has been raided by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and she has been called for questioning by the anti-drugs agency.

Court Grants NCP Leader Eknath Khadse 1-Week Interim Protection From Arrest

Court Grants NCP Leader Eknath Khadse 1-Week Interim Protection From Arrest

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted interim protection from arrest for one week to NCP leader and former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse in a money laundering case pertaining to a 2016 Pune land deal matter.

PM Modi Inaugurates 806-Bed Rest House At AIIMS' Cancer Wing In Haryana

PM Modi Inaugurates 806-Bed Rest House At AIIMS' Cancer Wing In Haryana

Asian News International | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Infosys Foundation made 806-bedded Vishram Sadan at National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Jhajjar Campus of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi via video conferencing.

India's Journey To 1 Billion Covid Shots. See Timeline

India's Journey To 1 Billion Covid Shots. See Timeline

Edited by Aprameya Rao | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

India on Thursday reached the milestone of one billion or 100 crore Covid shots administered in the country, the second after China to do so. India reached the landmark in 278 days, having begun the vaccination drive on January 16.

100 Monuments To Be Lit In Colours Of Indian Flag To Mark 100 Crore Covid Jabs Milestone

100 Monuments To Be Lit In Colours Of Indian Flag To Mark 100 Crore Covid Jabs Milestone

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

The Archaeological Survey of India or ASI will light up 100 of its heritage monuments in colours of the national flag to mark 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses being administered in the country, officials said today.

Gauri Lankesh Murder Accused To Face Organised Crime Charges

Gauri Lankesh Murder Accused To Face Organised Crime Charges

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

A man accused in the 2017 murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh will face tougher charges of organised crime, the Supreme Court ruled today, cancelling a Karnataka High Court order.