Gangaur 2021: A colourful festival, Gangaur is being celebrated today. Gangaur is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is celebrated by women in Rajasthan and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
India added over two lakh new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, an unprecedented figure, to take its toll to over 1.4 crore. India has been the world's worst-hit country since April 2, forcing states scrambling to impose curbs to control the virus.
Mumbai-based couple Oniba and Sharique Qureshi - sentenced to 10 years in jail in a drug case in Qatar in 2019 - returned to the city on Thursday with their daughter.
China is increasingly becoming a near-peer competitor of the US, posing challenges in multiple domains, while pushing to revise global norms in ways that favour the authoritarian Chinese system, a top American intelligence officer has told lawmakers.
Chhattisgarh on Wednesday reported 14,250 new COVID-19 cases and 120 more deaths, taking the infection count to 4,86,244 and the toll to 5,307, a health official said.
Poila Boishakh 2021: Today is Poila Boishakh. Google Doodle commemorated Pohela Boishak, the first day of the Bengali calendar. Bengalis across the world greet each other saying Shubho Nabo Barsho.
Despite Uttar Pradesh's Covid numbers surging to record highs in the second wave of the pandemic, the state has begun a massive electoral exercise this morning with a four-phased panchayat election kicking off from 18 of the state's 75 districts. Amo
A pause on all US vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson Covid shot will continue for at least another week after members of a government-convened expert panel said Wednesday they needed more time to assess its possible links to a clotting disorder.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday decided not to organise big rallies for the remaining phases of the state election and only resort to door-to-door and social media campaign due to the surge in Covid cases in the state.
Poila Boishakh 2021: PM Modi tweeted Shubho Nabo Barsho on Bengali New Year today. The Bengali year 1428 begins on Pohela Boishakh 2021
Bernard L. Madoff, who died April 14 at 82, was the mastermind of perhaps the largest Ponzi scheme in history, a reviled symbol of Wall Street greed and, once, one of the most sought-after stockbrokers in high finance.
Coronavirus India Live Updates: 2,00,739 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Biggest-Ever One-Day SpikeThursday April 15, 2021, New Delhi
India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surged to 1,40,74,564 with 2,00,739 new infections, while the recoveries have surged to 1,24,29,564, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.
West Bengal chief electoral officer (CEO) Aariz Aftab Wednesday called an all party meeting on April 16 following the Calcutta High Court direction to the Chief Electoral Officer .
Stepping up its criticism of the Election Commission, a delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs on Wednesday met its officials and submitted a memorandum alleging shortcomings of the apex poll body during the assembly polls in West Bengal.
President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war, rejecting calls for US forces to stay to ensure a peaceful resolution to that nation's grinding internal conflict.