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Chaitra Navratri 2021 Day 4: <i>Puja Vidhi, Mantra</i>  For Maa Kushmanda Here

Chaitra Navratri 2021 Day 4: Puja Vidhi, Mantra For Maa Kushmanda Here

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday April 16, 2021

Chaitra Navratri day 4: On the fourth day of Chaitra Navratri, Maa Kushmanda is worshipped. According to Hindu scriptures, Kushmanda is believed to be the creator of the universe with her energy and divine smile. Know the puja vidhi here

US Climate Change Legislation Seeks Renewal Of Ties With India

US Climate Change Legislation Seeks Renewal Of Ties With India

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Washington

A group of 10 US Senators have introduced a comprehensive international climate change legislation that among other things seeks to reinvigorate bilateral cooperation with India in this sector, ahead of next week''s Leaders'' Summit on Climate being

"Give Fixed Time Frame": Supreme Court To Centre On Judge Appointments

"Give Fixed Time Frame": Supreme Court To Centre On Judge Appointments

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to apprise it of a reasonable time frame within which it can respond to the recommendations made by its collegium for appointment of judges as the government said that it will adhere to the timeline fixe

30 Sadhus At Kumbh Mela In Haridwar Test Postive For Covid

30 Sadhus At Kumbh Mela In Haridwar Test Postive For Covid

Reported by Akshay Kumar Dongare, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday April 16, 2021, Haridwar

30 sadhus participating in the mega Kumbh Mela at Uttarakhand's Haridwar have tested positive for COVID-19, including Mahant Narendra Giri, the leader of the All India Akhada Parishad.

Weekend Curfew In Rajasthan From 6 pm Today To 5 am Monday

Weekend Curfew In Rajasthan From 6 pm Today To 5 am Monday

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday night announced a weekend curfew in the state from 6 pm on April 16 to 5 am on April 19, in view of rising COVID-19 cases.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Record Spike With Over 2 Lakh Cases

Coronavirus Live Updates: Record Spike With Over 2 Lakh Cases

Edited by Nonika Sharma | Friday April 16, 2021, New Delhi

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest News: With the new cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 1,40,74,564.

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh For Selling Remdesivir In Black Market

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh For Selling Remdesivir In Black Market

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Indore

A medical shop owner and two others were arrested on Thursday by the Madhya Pradesh police's Special Task Force (STF) for allegedly black marketing Remdesivir injections used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, an official said.

Centre Allows Maharashtra Institute To Produce Covaxin, Uddhav Thackeray Thanks PM

Centre Allows Maharashtra Institute To Produce Covaxin, Uddhav Thackeray Thanks PM

ANI | Friday April 16, 2021, Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing Maharashtra-government owned Haffkine Institute to manufacture Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, on the basis of transfer of technology.

US' Troops Withdrawal From Afghan Shouldn't Create Vacuum For ''Disruptors":Bipin Rawat

US' Troops Withdrawal From Afghan Shouldn't Create Vacuum For ''Disruptors":Bipin Rawat

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, New Delhi

con Thursday said the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan should not create a vacuum for "disruptors" to step in and that India wants a peaceful resolution to the conflict in the country.

Anti-Terror Agency Arrests Lashikar-e-Taiba Recruiter In Kashmir

Anti-Terror Agency Arrests Lashikar-e-Taiba Recruiter In Kashmir

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Srinagar

A school teacher, who was a recruiter for Pakistan-based terrorist organization Lashikar-e-Taiba (LeT), was arrested from his residence in north Kashmir on Thursday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said.

Case Against Mamata Banerjee For "Instigating" People In Bengal

Case Against Mamata Banerjee For "Instigating" People In Bengal

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Cooch Behar

A case has been registered against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a police station in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, alleging that she instigated voters to gherao central forces and that, in turn, led to the incident of firing in

Andhra Man Hacks 6, Including Infant To Death Allegedly Over Family Dispute: Report

Andhra Man Hacks 6, Including Infant To Death Allegedly Over Family Dispute: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Visakhapatnam

A person allegedly hacked six members of a family, including an infant, to death and later surrendered to the police at a village in Visakhapatnam district early on Thursday.

2 Ballot Boxes Stolen During UP Panchayat Elections, 8 Arrested: Police

2 Ballot Boxes Stolen During UP Panchayat Elections, 8 Arrested: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, Agra

Two ballot boxes were stolen in Rihawali village of Agra Rural constituency during the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections on Thursday, police said.

Centre Asks Madhya Pradesh To Implement 5-Fold COVID-19 Strategy

Centre Asks Madhya Pradesh To Implement 5-Fold COVID-19 Strategy

Press Trust of India | Friday April 16, 2021, New Delhi

Amid sharp rise of COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh, the Centre has asked the state to strengthen and enhance oxygen and ICU beds and effectively implement a five-fold strategy of "test, track, treat, follow Covid-appropriate behaviour and vaccinate"

India, America Can Come Together To Find Tech To Tackle Climate Change: US Envoy

India, America Can Come Together To Find Tech To Tackle Climate Change: US Envoy

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, New Delhi

United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on Thursday said India and the US can come together to find new fuels and technologies to help deal with climate change.