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Four terrorists of Hizbul Mujahideen killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam

Four terrorists of Hizbul Mujahideen killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam

Four terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday (April 4). The encounter ensued at Khur Batpora village near Damhal Hanji Pora of Kulgam district in the

Apr 04, 2020, 08:32 AM IST
IIT Roorkee develops low-cost face shield for health care workers fighting coronavirus COVID-19

IIT Roorkee develops low-cost face shield for health care workers fighting coronavirus COVID-19

As health officials in India work round-the-clock to stop spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 infection in the country, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee  has developed a face shield

Apr 04, 2020, 08:14 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19: Thousands in Srinagar return home after completing 14-day quarantine period

Coronavirus COVID-19: Thousands in Srinagar return home after completing 14-day quarantine period

Around 500 people who had returned to Jammu and Kashmir due to the cornovirus COVID-19 pandemic and were taken to quarantine centres as soon as they landed, were relased on Friday (April 3).

Apr 04, 2020, 06:45 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19, April 4: Asymptomatic 29-year-old man in Odisha tests positive for COVID-19 today

The highest number of cases so far has been recorded in Maharashtra (335 cases, 16 deaths), followed by Tamil Nadu (309 cases, 1 death), Kerala (286 cases, 2 deaths), Delhi (219 cases, 4 deaths) and

Apr 04, 2020, 06:35 AM IST
Super Pink Moon of 2020: Watch this celestial phenomenon on April 8

Super Pink Moon of 2020: Watch this celestial phenomenon on April 8

You will be able to watch a dramatic increase in the size of the Moon, which can appear 30 percent larger than on an average day. 

Apr 04, 2020, 00:46 AM IST
India coronavirus COVID-19 cases register highest 24-hour spike; total 2547, deaths 62

India coronavirus COVID-19 cases register highest 24-hour spike; total 2547, deaths 62

157 patients have recovered from the coronavirus so far, as per the latest data of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 

Apr 03, 2020, 23:16 PM IST
Bione launches rapid COVID-19 at-home screening test kit after ICMR approval

Bione launches rapid COVID-19 at-home screening test kit after ICMR approval

Bione is well-equipped to supply 20,000 kits per week and intends to build its manufacturing facilities in the coming months to sufficiently cater to the high demand.

Apr 03, 2020, 22:33 PM IST
Jalandhar residents enjoy beauty of snowy mountains amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Jalandhar residents enjoy beauty of snowy mountains amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Residents of Jalandhar are nowadays able to see white snowy mountains amid blue sky due to the closure of trains, factories in the city. 

Apr 03, 2020, 21:56 PM IST
MHA releases Rs 11,092 crore under state disaster risk management fund to states to combat COVID-19

MHA releases Rs 11,092 crore under state disaster risk management fund to states to combat COVID-19

The central government has released in advance its share of the first installment of State Disaster Risk Management Fund for 2020-21 with a view to augment funds available with the state governments.

Apr 03, 2020, 21:39 PM IST
Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw: Nation celebrates his 106th birth anniversary

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw: Nation celebrates his 106th birth anniversary

Born in 1914 to Parsi parents in British India, Sam Manekshaw was the fifth of six children of his parents. He acquired his school education at Sherwood College, Nainital, and then studied at the

Apr 03, 2020, 21:12 PM IST
Election Commission further defers Rajya Sabha elections to 18 seats amid Coronavirus outbreak

Election Commission further defers Rajya Sabha elections to 18 seats amid Coronavirus outbreak

Last month, the poll panel had deferred the March 26 Rajya Sabha elections citing threat of coronavirus, saying a decision will be taken after reviewing the situation.

Apr 03, 2020, 21:06 PM IST
5 Essential services that are still working tirelessly for you

5 Essential services that are still working tirelessly for you

If you’re wondering, here are 4 important services that are making self-isolation a little easier.

Apr 03, 2020, 19:13 PM IST
Delhi violence: Crime Branch sends notice to people to join probe

Delhi violence: Crime Branch sends notice to people to join probe

So far, the Crime Branch has sent at least five notices to the people in connection with the case, but none of them have joined the probe yet.

Apr 03, 2020, 18:56 PM IST
COVID-19 lockdown: Delhi has prepared 328 relief centres to accommodate 57,000 people, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

COVID-19 lockdown: Delhi has prepared 328 relief centres to accommodate 57,000 people, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a total of 384 cases have been found in Delhi, following a rise of 91 cases in the last 24 hours in the capital.

Apr 03, 2020, 18:56 PM IST
Jamiat asks Muslims to offer Friday prayers from home

Jamiat asks Muslims to offer Friday prayers from home

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind president on Friday appealed to all Muslims to offer Friday prayers from home amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Apr 03, 2020, 18:19 PM IST
647 confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases related to Tablighi Jamaat found in 14 states: Govt

647 confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases related to Tablighi Jamaat found in 14 states: Govt

Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary of Home Ministry, however, said, "Union Ministry of Home Affairs has written to state governments to take strict action in cases of attack on healthcare and

Apr 03, 2020, 17:59 PM IST
Police team attacked after stopping group from offering namaz in UP's Kannauj

Police team attacked after stopping group from offering namaz in UP's Kannauj

Uttar Pradesh Police team was attacked after they tried to stop a group from offering collective namaz in Kannauj.

Apr 03, 2020, 17:39 PM IST
Tata Group provides accommodation at its Mumbai hotels for medical staff treating coronavirus COVID-19 patients

Tata Group provides accommodation at its Mumbai hotels for medical staff treating coronavirus COVID-19 patients

The rooms have been made available across five hotels in Mumbai namely Taj Mahal Palace, Taj Lands End, Taj Santacruz, The President and Ginger MIDC Andheri.

Apr 03, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath says will open coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown in phased manner

UP CM Yogi Adityanath says will open coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown in phased manner

The Chief Minister, however, invoked NSA against six persons from the Tablighi Jamaat, who were in quarantine at MMG District Hospital, for misbehaving with the hospital staff and termed them "

Apr 03, 2020, 16:26 PM IST
IIT-Jodhpur students design 3D face shields for health care staff treating coronavirus COVID-19 patients

IIT-Jodhpur students design 3D face shields for health care staff treating coronavirus COVID-19 patients

A team of researchers working at Automated Manufacturing Laboratory of IIT-Jodhpur have come up with indexable 3-D printed face shields.

Apr 03, 2020, 16:05 PM IST