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India records 26,115 new cases in 24 hours, a significant 13.6% dip from yesterday

Around 252 fatalities were also recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 445,385.  

Sep 21, 2021, 10:04 AM IST

Kerala registers 19,653 new COVID-19 cases, 152 deaths in last 24 hours

There are still 1,73,631 active cases in the state, the highest in India. The total recoveries in the state stood at 43,10,674 including 26,711 new recoveries.

Sep 19, 2021, 22:11 PM IST

Virat Kohli quits T20 captaincy: Social media reacts after Indian skipper’s explosive decision

Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli feels opening batsman Rohit Sharma will be India’s skipper in the T20Is after the 2021 World Cup.

Sep 17, 2021, 07:04 AM IST

Congress will contest UP Assembly polls 2022 under Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's leadership: Salman Khurshid

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are scheduled to take place early next year. In the 2017 Assembly elections, the BJP won a landslide victory winning 312 Assembly seats. The party secured a 39.67 per cent vote share in the elections for 403-member Assembly. 

Sep 13, 2021, 10:05 AM IST

Kerala's COVID figures remain steep: State reports 23,500 fresh cases, 116 deaths

As per a state government release, of the new cases, 109 are health workers, 84 had come from outside the state and 22,049 were infected through contact with the source of contact being not clear in 1258 cases. This has heightened the fear of third wave among many

Aug 11, 2021, 20:16 PM IST

COVID-19: Spin legend Shane Warne tests positive, in self-isolation in England

A lateral flow test of Shane Warne returned positive and he is now awaiting the result of a PCR test. None of the Spirit playing squad has been affected as of now.

Aug 02, 2021, 07:30 AM IST

India vs England 2021: Skipper Virat Kohli posts inspirational message for team ahead of Test series

Virat Kohli, who decided to skip the practice game against County Select XI due to injury, seemed to have recovered from a stiff back as he hit the nets in Durham. The Indian captain intensified his preparations ahead of the five-Test series against England beginning on August 4 and posted an inspirational message for the team on social media.

Jul 23, 2021, 10:42 AM IST

'Pegasus Project': IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw to make statement in Rajya Sabha, Congress to hold protests on July 22

Major opposition parties have demanded a thorough investigation and sacking of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while the government has maintained it has nothing to do with the Pegasus report.

Jul 20, 2021, 10:00 AM IST

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly CONFIRMS biopic on his life story, Ranbir Kapoor to essay lead role?

On the 19th anniversary of one of Ganguly’s biggest triumph as skipper – the 2002 Natwest Trophy – it has been revealed that a Sourav Ganguly biopic is being produced under the banner of a big production house and is set to be a big-budget Bollywood film of around Rs 200 to Rs.250 crore.

Jul 13, 2021, 16:48 PM IST

All eligible college students, staffers to get first dose of COVID vaccine in July: Punjab govt

The government would set up special camps at colleges of the state and inoculate all the eligible students and staffers with their first dose of the vaccine in July itself, the Punjab Health and Family Welfare department said.

Jul 05, 2021, 17:54 PM IST

IAHV makes an impactful mark in COVID-19 relief work, provides relief worth Rs 100cr

The International Association of Human Values (IAHV) is working relentlessly towards supplying all essential medical equipment as well as establishing Covid Care Centres across various cities and has provided relief material worth Rs.100 crore until now across the country.

May 19, 2021, 18:15 PM IST

Prince Harry joins virtual coaching firm as its new chief impact officer

Prince Harry has secured a new job to add to his resume. The Duke of Sussex is set to become the chief impact officer of BetterUp, a San Francisco-based company that provides virtual coaching and counselling to employees and individuals.

Mar 24, 2021, 17:31 PM IST

Ahmedabad and Surat are receiving important gifts: PM Narendra Modi on launch of metro rail project

The two Metro projects will provide an environment-friendly 'Mass Rapid Transit System' (MRTS) to Ahmedabad and Surat. 

Jan 18, 2021, 11:51 AM IST

JEE Advanced 2021 Exams for IIT Admission to be held on July 3, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

Earlier on Wednesday, Pokhriyal tweeted, "Dear Students, I will announce the eligibility criteria for admission in IITs & the date of JEE Advanced tomorrow (Thursday) at 6 PM." 

Jan 07, 2021, 18:25 PM IST

MS Dhoni hosts newlyweds Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhanashree Verma for dinner in Dubai: Pics here

Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni hosted India spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and his wife Dhanashree Verma for dinner in Dubai.

Dec 30, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Air quality remains severe as AQI crosses 450-mark in Delhi, 542 in Noida

The air pollution level in the Delhi-NCR region is showing no sign of improvement as AQI remained at 'severe' category on Sunday.

Nov 08, 2020, 07:23 AM IST

Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Indian Premier League 2020 Match 46: As it happened

Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle notched up a half-century each to guide Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to a crucial eight-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 46 of the ongoing 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Sharjah on Monday.

Oct 26, 2020, 18:53 PM IST

Sanjay Raut takes dig at Centre, says there are only 2 Governors in India - Maharashtra and West Bengal

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday took a swipe at the Centre and said that there are only two governors in the country - one in West Bengal and another in Maharashtra.

Oct 16, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria talks about national security at College of Air Warfare in Secunderabad

Addressing officers from all the three Services undergoing the 44th Higher Air Command Course, Bhadauria emphasized unique attributes of airpower that would allow its employment in likely scenarios. 

Sep 04, 2020, 19:10 PM IST

Young people fueling recent spike of coronavirus in Americas, UN agency says

Young people are driving the spread of the coronavirus in the Americas, the head of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Tuesday, noting that both deaths and caseloads have doubled in the region over the past six weeks.

Aug 26, 2020, 07:46 AM IST