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  • AAP Leader Jarnail Singh Suspended For Objectionable Post Against Hindu Gods

    AAP Leader Jarnail Singh Suspended For Objectionable Post Against Hindu Gods

    The Aam Aadmi Party has suspended former Delhi legislator and prominent Sikh face, Jarnail Singh, a day after a picture with objectionable comments against Hindi gods was posted from his Facebook account.
  • Faceless Assessment In PM Modi's Big New Push For Tax Reforms

    Faceless Assessment In PM Modi's Big New Push For Tax Reforms

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced key tax reforms amid the coronavirus pandemic. The new platform "Transparent Taxation - Honouring the Honest" carries forward the journey of direct tax reforms in India, such as "faceless appeals" where taxpayers don't have to visit offices to rectify errors. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who also attended the virtual event today, said the reforms "mark an important step forward in providing a simple and transparent taxation regime for India".
  • Drones And Giant Mist Cannons Help Energy Companies Fight Virus

    Drones And Giant Mist Cannons Help Energy Companies Fight Virus

    As Covid-19 infections across India rise beyond the two-million mark, the country's energy companies are coming up with novel solutions to keep the virus at bay and their operations running.
  • Amid Covid, Some Conflict Actors "Sponsor Opportunistic Terror": India At UN

    Amid Covid, Some Conflict Actors "Sponsor Opportunistic Terror": India At UN

    India at the UN said on Wednesday that some conflict actors are exploiting the current uncertain climate to press their agendas through misinformation and even sponsor opportunistic terrorist attacks.
  • Independence Day 2020: Watch Full Dress Rehearsal At Delhi's Red Fort

    Independence Day 2020: Watch Full Dress Rehearsal At Delhi's Red Fort

    Independence Day 2020: This year's celebrations will be a severely restricted affair, both in the national capital and across the country, in light of the coronavirus pandemic that has infected over 24 lakh people. At today's dress rehearsal, all guidelines for Covid-19 - like maintaining social distance and wearing the mandatory face mask - were followed.
  • Pranab Mukherjee's Condition Unchanged, On Ventilator Support: Hospital

    Pranab Mukherjee's Condition Unchanged, On Ventilator Support: Hospital

    Pranab Mukherjee is "deeply comatose" with stable parameters and his condition remained unchanged, the Army hospital said today. The 84-year-old former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, has been on ventilator support since a brain surgery on Monday.
  • Over 66,000 Coronavirus Cases In India's Highest One-Day Jump: 10 Points

    Over 66,000 Coronavirus Cases In India's Highest One-Day Jump: 10 Points

    India has recorded the biggest single-day spike of 66,999 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections to 23,96,637. However, the recovery rate has gone up to 70.76 per cent, with 16,95,982 people recovering in the country from the highly-contagious disease, government data this morning showed. With the death of 942 patients in the last 24 hours, the county's fatality count rose 47,033, the Union Health Ministry said. India is the third worst-hit country by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil.
  • 5 Villages Donate Rs 50 Crore To Haryana Government, Residents Unhappy

    5 Villages Donate Rs 50 Crore To Haryana Government, Residents Unhappy

    Beyond the skyscrapers of "Millenium City" Gurgaon lies a village called Palra. A village of 7,000 people which has seen only one case of COVID-19 so far but has donated Rs. 21 crore to the Haryana government's coronavirus relief fund. It is among the five villages of Haryana that have together donated Rs. 50 crore to the fund. None of these villages, however, are facing a Covid crisis. The money has been donated by the village panchayats, from the development fund of the villages.
  • Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases In India Cross 23.9 Lakh-Mark

    Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases In India Cross 23.9 Lakh-Mark

    Coronavirus India Live Updates: India has logged 66,999 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours with 942 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday morning. The total number of cases in the country has now shot up to 23,96,637 with 47,033 deaths
  • US Allows H-1B Visa Holders To Return For Same Jobs They Did Before Ban

    US Allows H-1B Visa Holders To Return For Same Jobs They Did Before Ban

    The Trump administration has relaxed some rules for H-1B visas allowing visa holders to enter the US if they return to the same jobs they had before the visa ban. The US Department of State advisory said dependents, or spouses and children, would also be allowed to travel with the visa holders.
  • Sonu Sood Helps UP Girl Get Knee Replacement Surgery

    Sonu Sood Helps UP Girl Get Knee Replacement Surgery

    Actor Sonu Sood has extended a helping hand to Gorakhpur's Pragya Mishra who had sought help in getting a crucial knee replacement surgery, which will prevent her from being bedridden for life.
  • Amarinder Singh "Lost Mental Balance", Says Congress MP In Punjab Feud

    Amarinder Singh "Lost Mental Balance", Says Congress MP In Punjab Feud

    Congress MP Pratap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday said that Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh "has lost his mental balance" because he was questioned on 121 deaths in hooch tragedy by his own party leaders.
  • Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Strikes Near Rajasthan's Bikaner

    Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Strikes Near Rajasthan's Bikaner

    An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 was reported near Bikaner in Rajasthan on Thursday morning, according to India's National Center for Seismology.
  • 10-Month-Old Given Sanitiser-Mixed At Tripura Health Centre

    10-Month-Old Given Sanitiser-Mixed At Tripura Health Centre

    A ten-month-old baby in Tripura's Unakoti district was allegedly given water mixed with sanitiser to drink at a health centre where he was taken for administering a polio vaccine, police said on Wednesday.
  • "Will Order Any Kind Of Inquiry": Ashok Gehlot On Pakistan Migrant Deaths

    "Will Order Any Kind Of Inquiry": Ashok Gehlot On Pakistan Migrant Deaths

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said he will order any kind of inquiry into the deaths of 11 members of a family of Pakistani Hindu migrants at a village in Jodhpur.

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