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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Brief Parliament On Chopper Crash

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Brief Parliament On Chopper Crash

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday December 09, 2021, New Delhi

Mr Singhvisited General Rawat's home in Delhi earlier this evening and briefed the Prime Minister, who also met with top ministers who are members of the Cabinet Committee on Security.

India Sustained Reduction In Malaria Cases Burden: WHO

India Sustained Reduction In Malaria Cases Burden: WHO

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Around 14 million more cases of malaria and 69,000 more deaths due to it were reported worldwide in 2020 than in 2019 and India was the only high-burden country to have sustained a reduction in the disease burden, according to a WHO report.

Congress Delegation On Way to Nagaland Stopped In Assam

Congress Delegation On Way to Nagaland Stopped In Assam

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Guwahati

A four-member Congress delegation heading for Mon district in Nagaland, where 14 civilians were killed in firing by security forces, was stopped by Assam police at the Jorhat airport on Wednesday.

Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Priyanka Gandhi Amid Buzz Over Poll Alliance

Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Priyanka Gandhi Amid Buzz Over Poll Alliance

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had an hour-long meeting with Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday to explore the option of an electoral alliance in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and Goa.

After PM's "Red Cap" Swipe, Yogi Adiyanath's "Babua" Dig At Akhilesh Yadav

After PM's "Red Cap" Swipe, Yogi Adiyanath's "Babua" Dig At Akhilesh Yadav

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's speech in Mathura today contained what is practically a record number of swipes at Samajwadi chief Akhilesh Yadav -- many of them not too parliamentary.

Delhi Logs 65 Covid Cases, One Related Death In 24 Hours

Delhi Logs 65 Covid Cases, One Related Death In 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi reported 65 fresh cases of coronavirus and one related fatality in 24 hours, while the positivity rate rose marginally to 0.11%, according to data shared by the city health department on Wednesday.

Female Leopard Went Missing In Madhya Pradesh, Male Brought Back

Female Leopard Went Missing In Madhya Pradesh, Male Brought Back

Written by Anurag Dwary | Wednesday December 08, 2021

Mystery surrounding the sudden disappearance of an eight-month-old leopard cub from Madhya Pradesh zoo continued for the seventh day as a cub rescued by the forest department turned out to be a male, while the one that went missing was female

"20-Minute Flight, Difficult To Determine What Went Wrong": Ex Air Chief

"20-Minute Flight, Difficult To Determine What Went Wrong": Ex Air Chief

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

The fatal crash of a Mi-17V-5 helicopter in which Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died, has perplexed many former army officers who vouch for the reliability of the aircraft.

Jacqueline Fernandez Questioned For 10 Hours In Money Laundering Case

Jacqueline Fernandez Questioned For 10 Hours In Money Laundering Case

Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez was today questioned for more than ten hours by the Enforcement Directorate in Rs 200 crore money laundering investigation involving alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar and others. Her questioning will continue on Thursday

Samajwadi Party Creates Rift Between Hindus, Muslims: UP BJP Chief

Samajwadi Party Creates Rift Between Hindus, Muslims: UP BJP Chief

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Bahraich (UP)

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh on Wednesday took a swipe at the Opposition, saying the Samajwadi Party creates a rift between Hindus and Muslims while the Congress works like a "trust".

Telecom Department To Deactivate Extra SIM Of Subscribers Beyond 9 Connections

Telecom Department To Deactivate Extra SIM Of Subscribers Beyond 9 Connections

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

The Department of Telecommunications issued an order to re-verify the SIM of subscribers holding beyond nine connections across India and six connections in the case of J&K, North East and Assam and disconnect in the case of non-verification.

Congress "War Weary", Torn Apart By Infighting: Trinamool Steps Up Attack

Congress "War Weary", Torn Apart By Infighting: Trinamool Steps Up Attack

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Kolkata

In an escalation of war of words between Trinamool and Congress, Mamata Banerjee's party on Wednesday claimed it is now the "real Congress" given the fact that the "war weary" grand old party has failed to perform its role as the main opposition.

Notice To 2 Airlines For Violating Covid Rules For International Arrivals

Notice To 2 Airlines For Violating Covid Rules For International Arrivals

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Authorities on Wednesday issued show-cause notices to Air India and Vistara for not complying with passenger boarding guidelines issued by the Centre following the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Supreme Court Relief For Disqualified Manipur MLAs Who Defected From Congress To BJP

Supreme Court Relief For Disqualified Manipur MLAs Who Defected From Congress To BJP

Asian News International | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today set aside an order passed by the Manipur Assembly Speaker disqualifying three former Congress MLAs over their alleged defection to BJP.

"Unwarranted": Naga Villagers Slam Amit Shah's Statement On Nagaland Op

"Unwarranted": Naga Villagers Slam Amit Shah's Statement On Nagaland Op

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Guwahati

Villagers in Oting, home to 13 civilians who were killed in a botched counter-insurgency operation in Nagaland on December 4, have rubbished the official version of events in a strongly-worded statement.