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Over 20,000 people to be evacuated from Gujarat ahead of cyclone Nisarga

Over 20,000 people to be evacuated from Gujarat ahead of cyclone Nisarga

As a precautionary measure, the district administrations of Valsad and Navsari have started shifting people living near the coast to safer places.

Jun 02, 2020, 15:10 PM IST
CNG price in Delhi hiked by Re 1 per kg

CNG price in Delhi hiked by Re 1 per kg

There will, however, be no change in piped cooking gas prices.

Jun 02, 2020, 09:18 AM IST
India's COVID-19 recovery rate improving, fatality rate declining: Health Ministry

India's COVID-19 recovery rate improving, fatality rate declining: Health Ministry

India's COVID-19 recovery rate has been improving and stands at 48.19 per cent now, whereas the rate of fatality has seen a steady decline to reach 2.83 per cent, the Union health ministry said on

Jun 01, 2020, 21:28 PM IST
CrPC Sec 144 extended till June 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

CrPC Sec 144 extended till June 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

The Gautam Buddh Nagar police on Monday extended till June 30 the curbs imposed across Noida and Greater Noida under CrPC section 144 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Jun 01, 2020, 21:19 PM IST
Goa braces for cyclone-fuelled rain over next 48 hrs, people advised not to visit beaches

Goa braces for cyclone-fuelled rain over next 48 hrs, people advised not to visit beaches

An advisory about high waves in the 2.8-4 metre range was also issued by Drishti Marine, a firm contracted by the state government to provide lifeguards at beaches.

Jun 01, 2020, 17:18 PM IST
Situation at border with India stable, both sides have unimpeded communication channels: China

Situation at border with India stable, both sides have unimpeded communication channels: China

China on Monday (June 1) said that the overall situation at the border with India was stable and controllable, and both the countries have unimpeded communication channels to resolve the issues

Jun 01, 2020, 17:01 PM IST
BSE launches options on gold mini, silver kilo

BSE launches options on gold mini, silver kilo

The two contracts launched are gold mini (100 gram) and silver kilo, the exchange said in a statement.

Jun 01, 2020, 15:31 PM IST
Indian manufacturing output falls further in May, rate of job cuts accelerates: PMI

Indian manufacturing output falls further in May, rate of job cuts accelerates: PMI

The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) stood at 30.8 in May, up from 27.4 in April, pointing to another substantial decline in the health of

Jun 01, 2020, 14:47 PM IST
COVID-19 impact: LIC listing, IDBI Bank stake sale may be postponed

COVID-19 impact: LIC listing, IDBI Bank stake sale may be postponed

The government aims to garner Rs 90,000 crore from the listing of LIC and stake dilution in IDBI Bank out of total the disinvestment target of Rs 2.10 lakh crore during the current fiscal.

Jun 01, 2020, 09:54 AM IST
Punjab issues fresh guidelines; places of worship to open from June 8

Punjab issues fresh guidelines; places of worship to open from June 8

E-commerce is now permitted in Punjab for all goods, including non-essentials, as per the latest guidelines.

May 31, 2020, 23:44 PM IST
Rain in north India reduces possibility of heatwave for a week

Rain in north India reduces possibility of heatwave for a week

Light-to-moderate rain lashed several states in northern India on Sunday, including Delhi, reducing the possibility of a second heat wave in the region for a week, as the IMD said a low-pressure

May 31, 2020, 22:26 PM IST
CIC scolds official for denying RTI data on stranded migrants, asks government to put it online

CIC scolds official for denying RTI data on stranded migrants, asks government to put it online

The Central Information Commission has pulled up an official for "callous and casual" response in denying data on stranded migrant labourers under the RTI Act, and asked the Labour Ministry to

May 31, 2020, 17:55 PM IST
Terrorist camps, 15 launch pads in PoK full, infiltrators desperate to invade across LoC: Lt Gen BS Raju

Terrorist camps, 15 launch pads in PoK full, infiltrators desperate to invade across LoC: Lt Gen BS Raju

All the terrorist camps and around 15 launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) "are full", according to top army commander Lt Gen B S Raju, who anticipates an increase in infiltration attempts

May 31, 2020, 17:51 PM IST
Headache, stroke, seizure: Neurological symptoms of coronavirus infection decoded

Headache, stroke, seizure: Neurological symptoms of coronavirus infection decoded

The most common neurological complaints in COVID-19 are headache, loss of sense of smell and taste, stroke, impairment of consciousness, and seizure, according to a review of studies that may lead

May 31, 2020, 15:53 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's first year of second term 'historic', says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

PM Narendra Modi's first year of second term 'historic', says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Through the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Modi has fulfilled India's long-pending dream of providing a dignified life to the oppressed minorities of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, said Yogi

May 31, 2020, 15:42 PM IST
Delhi seeks Rs 5,000 crore from Centre to pay employees' salaries

Delhi seeks Rs 5,000 crore from Centre to pay employees' salaries

Sisodia, who also holds finance portfolio, said the Delhi government required Rs 3,500 crore per month to pay salaries to its employees and meet office expenses.

May 31, 2020, 15:30 PM IST
Unlock 1: Gujarat government eases curbs on shops, travel, banks starting Monday

Unlock 1: Gujarat government eases curbs on shops, travel, banks starting Monday

The Gujarat government has announced relaxations in lockdown with efffect from Monday and decided to allow shops and businesses located outside the COVID-19 containment zones to operate without any

May 31, 2020, 14:29 PM IST
Talks at military, diplomatic levels on to resolve Ladakh standoff: Rajnath Singh

Talks at military, diplomatic levels on to resolve Ladakh standoff: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said efforts are on to resolve the border row in eastern Ladakh.

May 30, 2020, 22:59 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh warns China against any attempt to intrude into Indian territory

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh warns China against any attempt to intrude into Indian territory

The Punjab CM made it clear that if China did not stop indulging in intimidating behaviour, it would have to pay the price.

May 30, 2020, 22:09 PM IST
One more person dies in Assam flood; 3.7 lakh people in six districts affected by deluge

One more person dies in Assam flood; 3.7 lakh people in six districts affected by deluge

According to the daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person died in Kampur in Nagaon district, taking the toll in the first wave of flood in the state to

May 30, 2020, 21:57 PM IST