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18 Sleeping On Road Dead As Truck Hits In Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki

18 Sleeping On Road Dead As Truck Hits In Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki

Wednesday July 28, 2021, Lucknow

18 dead in accident in Uttar Pradesh's barabanki after truck hits bus.

Coronavirus India Live News Update: Till July 16, Centre Sought Procurement Of 100.6 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Says Minister

Coronavirus India Live News Update: Till July 16, Centre Sought Procurement Of 100.6 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Says Minister

Wednesday July 28, 2021

The government on Tuesday informed Parliament that till July 16 it has sent communications to HLL, the procurement agency, for buying about 100.6 crore doses of Covaxin and Covishield vaccines.

Junior Engineer Snatches Woman's Earrings To Celebrate His Birthday, Arrested: Delhi Police

Junior Engineer Snatches Woman's Earrings To Celebrate His Birthday, Arrested: Delhi Police

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, New Delhi

A 31-year-old junior engineer was arrested for allegedly snatching the gold earrings of a woman in Delhi's Mansarovar Park area and selling them to meet expenses for his birthday celebrations, police said on Tuesday.

Rajnath Singh Begins 3-Day Visit To Dushanbe To Attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Meet

Rajnath Singh Begins 3-Day Visit To Dushanbe To Attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Meet

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to pitch for concerted efforts to deal with terrorism and other security challenges facing the region at a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Dushanbe on Wednesday.

Car On Discount Promise Used To Dupe Hundreds, 7 Arrested: Delhi Police

Car On Discount Promise Used To Dupe Hundreds, 7 Arrested: Delhi Police

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Police has busted a fake call centre running in Rohini and arrested seven people for allegedly duping hundreds by obtaining their bank account details on the promise of providing them with an SUV by paying just 1 per cent GST of its cost.

Pune Man Arrested For Forcibly Taking Technician Home To Restore Power: Police

Pune Man Arrested For Forcibly Taking Technician Home To Restore Power: Police

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, Pune

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in Pune district for allegedly beating up a technician of the state power distribution firm and forcibly taking him home to restore the electricity supply.

Jharkhand Police To Visit Delhi To Probe "Bid To Topple" State Government

Jharkhand Police To Visit Delhi To Probe "Bid To Topple" State Government

Asian News International | Wednesday July 28, 2021, Ranchi

A team of Jharkhand Police will visit Delhi in connection with an investigation into the alleged attempt to topple the coalition government led by Chief Minister Hemant Soren, sources said.

Panel Recommends Nod To Serum Institute For Covid Jab Trials On Children

Panel Recommends Nod To Serum Institute For Covid Jab Trials On Children

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, New Delhi

An expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation today recommended granting permission to Serum Institute of India (SII) for conducting phase 2/3 trials of Covovax on children aged 2 to 17 years with certain conditions, sources said

Pregnant Women Need Bail, Not Jail: Himachal Pradesh High Court

Pregnant Women Need Bail, Not Jail: Himachal Pradesh High Court

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 27, 2021, Shimla

Pregnant women need bail and not jail, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed while granting anticipatory bail to a seven-month pregnant woman facing possible arrest under a drugs-related charge.

Jet Airways Founder Naresh Goyal Among Potential Pegasus Targets: Report

Jet Airways Founder Naresh Goyal Among Potential Pegasus Targets: Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 27, 2021, New Delhi

The potential targets of Pegasus included former chairman of Jet Airways Naresh Goyal, SpiceJet managing director Ajay Singh, Essar Group's Prashant Ruia and some top PSU officials, according to the latest list of names released by The Wire.

Maharashtra Floods: Ajit Pawar To Discuss Building Of Flyovers On Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway

Maharashtra Floods: Ajit Pawar To Discuss Building Of Flyovers On Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 27, 2021, Pune

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar said he will speak to Union minister Nitin Gadkari about possibility of building flyovers on Mumbai-Bengaluru national highway stretch passing through Kolhapur for uninterrupted vehicular movement during flooding.

Sharad Pawar Over Likely Causes Of Maharashtra Floods

Sharad Pawar Over Likely Causes Of Maharashtra Floods

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 27, 2021, Mumbai

Amid a debate over the likely causes of floods in many areas in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said various structures had been constructed inside the flood lines of most of the rivers in the state.

President Greets Audience In Kashmiri At Convocation Ceremony In Srinagar

President Greets Audience In Kashmiri At Convocation Ceremony In Srinagar

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 27, 2021, Srinagar

"Mei sapaz khushi tuhi meelith (I feel happy to meet you all) " - this is how President Ram Nath Kovind began his speech at the convocation ceremony of the University of Kashmir in Srinagar on Tuesday

"How Many Of Your Kids In Government Schools?" Bihar Asks Bureaucrats

"How Many Of Your Kids In Government Schools?" Bihar Asks Bureaucrats

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Tuesday July 27, 2021, Patna

The Bihar government has written to all the bureaucrats in the state, seeking details on schooling status of their children. The government has sought to know how many of these children study in state-run schools.

Harappan City Dholavira Gets World Heritage Tag, What You Need To Know

Harappan City Dholavira Gets World Heritage Tag, What You Need To Know

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday July 27, 2021, New Delhi

Dholavira in Gujarat, which got the tag of a UNESCO World Heritage Site today, is a Harappan-era city sprawled over 100 hectares on Khadir, one of the islands in the Rann of Kutch.