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Cyclone Tauktae To Weaken Gradually In Next Few Hours: Weather Office

Cyclone Tauktae To Weaken Gradually In Next Few Hours: Weather Office

ANI | Wednesday May 19, 2021, New Delhi

Cyclone Tauktae will move North-Northeastwards and weaken gradually into a deep depression in the next three hours, informed the India Meteorological Department on Wednesday.

Assam Girl Dies By Suicide After Sexual Assault, College Teacher Arrested: Cops

Assam Girl Dies By Suicide After Sexual Assault, College Teacher Arrested: Cops

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Guwahati

After sending a message to a friend that she had been subjected to sexual assault, a 14-year-old girl allegedly killed herself in the house of a college teacher in Assam's Chirang district, police said on Tuesday.

Sudan Bans Travellers From India, Imposes Other Covid Restrictions

Sudan Bans Travellers From India, Imposes Other Covid Restrictions

Reuters | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Khartoum

Sudan will restrict all travellers who have visited India within the prior two weeks, the country's health emergency committee said in a statement.

Former Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattarcharya Tests Covid Positive

Former Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattarcharya Tests Covid Positive

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Kolkata

Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya has tested positive for COVID-19 and doctors have advised him to be in home isolation, health department sources confirmed.

Navy, Coast Guard Rescue 317 On Barges, 390 Stranded Or Missing: Report

Navy, Coast Guard Rescue 317 On Barges, 390 Stranded Or Missing: Report

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Mumbai

Battling extreme weather, the Navy and Coast Guard have so far rescued 317 people on board two barges that went adrift in the Arabian Sea near Mumbai hours before Cyclone Tauktae made landfall

Narada Case: High Court To Hear Arrested Trinamool Leaders' Petition Today

Narada Case: High Court To Hear Arrested Trinamool Leaders' Petition Today

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court will today hear petitions by two West Bengal ministers, a Trinamool Congress MLA and a former party leader seeking recall of its order staying their bail granted by a CBI court.

Israeli President Speaks To Family Of Kerala Woman Killed In Hamas Strike

Israeli President Speaks To Family Of Kerala Woman Killed In Hamas Strike

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Jerusalem

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday spoke to the family of the Indian caregiver who was killed on May 11 in a rocket attack by Palestinian militants from Gaza, and conveyed his condolences.

Inter-State Movement In Tripura To Be Suspended Amid Covid Surge

Inter-State Movement In Tripura To Be Suspended Amid Covid Surge

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Agartala

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the Tripura government has decided to extend the ongoing night curfews in urban areas from 6 pm to 5 am for the next eight days starting Wednesday.

Assam Vaccinated Only 15% Residents, Young Struggle To Book Slots

Assam Vaccinated Only 15% Residents, Young Struggle To Book Slots

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday May 19, 2021, Guwahati

The scarcity of vaccine from the manufacturer's end has led to a major rush among the 18-44-year-olds in Assam.

Not New, It Is India-Dominant Variant: Singapore On Arvind Kejriwal Tweet

Not New, It Is India-Dominant Variant: Singapore On Arvind Kejriwal Tweet

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 19, 2021, New Delhi

Singapore -- one of the nations most successful at curbing coronavirus -- has denied that it has any homegrown strain that's affecting children.

270 Doctors Died Of COVID-19 In 2nd Wave Of Pandemic: Top Medical Body

270 Doctors Died Of COVID-19 In 2nd Wave Of Pandemic: Top Medical Body

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday said 270 doctors across the country have succumbed to the coronavirus infection in the second wave of the pandemic so far.

India's Future Needs The Present "Modi System" To Be Shaken Out Of Sleep: Rahul Gandhi

India's Future Needs The Present "Modi System" To Be Shaken Out Of Sleep: Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 18, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the country would not have been in such a painful situation due to the coronavirus pandemic today had the government ensured easy access to vaccines.

Watch: Farmers Stop Union Minister's Car In Parliamentary Constituency

Watch: Farmers Stop Union Minister's Car In Parliamentary Constituency

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Tuesday May 18, 2021, Morena (Madhya Pradesh)

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's car was stopped today by a group of farmers protesting the centre's three farm laws, when he was going to inspect a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur district.

Delhi High Court Pulls Up Centre For Not Replying To Activist Disha Ravi's Plea

Delhi High Court Pulls Up Centre For Not Replying To Activist Disha Ravi's Plea

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 18, 2021, New Delhi

The central government was rapped by the Delhi High Court for not filing its response to a plea by climate activist Disha Ravi for restraining the police from leaking to the media any probe material in relation to the FIR lodged against her

High Court Halts INX Media Case Proceedings Involving P Chidambaram, Son

High Court Halts INX Media Case Proceedings Involving P Chidambaram, Son

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday put on hold the proceedings before the trial court in the CBI's INX Media corruption case involving Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram.