COVID Test

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India Reports 4,129 New COVID Cases & 20 Deaths In Last 24 Hours: COVID Update

India reported 4,129 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 fatalities in the last 24 hours, on September 26. Of the 20 deaths, 13 were reported from the state of Kerala. A recovery rate of 98.72% has been recorded in the country, taking the total active caseload to 43,415. Furthermore, India has administered over 217 crore cumulative doses of COVID vaccine, since the beginning of the pandemic.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 12:03 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus, Fourth Wave, covid test, covid update

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Bharat Jodo Yatra

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Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi Takes Dig At BJP, RSS

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP and the RSS over rising fuel and cooking gas prices in India. The remarks were made during the Congress' ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ which completed its journey through Thrissur district and concluded at Cheruthuruthy in Kerala, after covering 11.5 km, on September 25. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were attacking the “idea of Kerala”.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 11:06 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rahul Gandhi, RSS, BJP, Indian Govt, Bharat Jodo Yatra

Accident

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7 Killed, 10 Injured In Tragic Accident In Kullu: Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, a tragic accident was reported, which killed seven people, and left 10 seriously injured. The incident which occurred at 12:45 am, on September 26, was confirmed the Kullu Police, who launched a rescue operation and shifted the injured to the Kullu district hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the deceased was said to be from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Investigation is underway

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 10:27 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, KULLU, accident, RESCUE OPERATION, travellers

Courtesy: India TV News

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Announces Chandigarh Airport To Rename After Bhagat Singh

PM Narendra Modi announced to rename Chandigarh Airport after Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the great freedom fighter. On September 25, Modi announced the same in his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio broadcast and said that September 28 is an important day of 'Amrit Mahotsav', as it's the birth-anniversary of Bhagat Singh. "It has been decided that the Chandigarh airport will now be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh," said Modi.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 09:57 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Bhagat Singh, Amrit Mahotsav, Chandigarh Airport Rename, BJP

Ankita Bhandari Murder Accused

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AAP Women Wing Protested Against BJP, Demands Justice For Ankita Bhandari

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) women's wing protested against the murder of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. On September 25, the protestors demanded strict action against Pulkit Arya, the son of BJP leader Vinod Arya, the main accused in the murder case. Notably, the AAP women's wing called for a march to the BJP-headquarters but was stopped by police. Meanwhile, Pulkit is under police-custody, and an investigation is underway.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ankita Bhandari Murder Case, Rishikesh, BJP Leader, AAP Protest, Women Wing

Sergey Lavrov

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Backs India For Becoming Permanent Member Of UN Security Council

While addressing the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov backed up India for becoming the permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. “India and Brazil are key international actors, and should be counted for permanent membership in the council,” said Lavrov. India’s external affairs minister S Jaishankar is currently on a 10-day visit to US as part of the UNGA meetings.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 09:06 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: UNGA, Sergey Lavrov, UN Security Council, S Jaishankar, Antonio Guterres

Courtesy: ANI

Death

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Final Year Medical Student Hangs Herself To Death In Mumbai: Maharashtra

In Maharashtra’s Mumbai, a final year medical student allegedly hanged herself to death at her residence in Agripada area, informed police on September 24. The victim has been identified as Shreyasa Pathkar, who took her life when she was home alone. According to the police, no suicide notes have been recovered from the spot, and the body has been sent for postmortem. 

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Suicide, Student Death, Agripada Area

Courtesy: ANI

Asiatic Black Bear Cub

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Four Rescued Bear Cubs To Be Released In Pakke Tiger Reserve: Arunachal Pradesh

Four rescued bear cubs will soon be released in Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR). The bears include a five-month-old Siyang, and three of her peers. Notably, the acclimatisation process has been completed under the supervision of experts over the past few weeks. Siyang was rescued by local environmentalists when it was just a month old. It was then brought to Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), where it was nursed. 

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: bear, Arunachal Pradesh, Pakke Tiger Reserve, environment, Asiatic Black Bear

Arrested

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Police Arrest 2 For Filming Obscene Video Of College Student & Demanding Money: Madhya Pradesh

In Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, two former students of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) have been arrested for allegedly filming obscene video of a student, and blackmailing her. The accused have been identified as Aryan (24) and Khusboo Thakur (25), and a third accused Rahul Yadav is absconding. Reportedly, the victim, a 19-year-old girl, was filmed while changing dress. The trio demanding Rs 10,000 and threatened to release the video.

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 05:33 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, Industrial Training Institute, extortion, Obscene Video

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chandrashekhar Bawankule

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BJP’s Maharashtra Unit Demands Ban On PFI

BJP’s Maharashtra unit has demanded for the ban on Popular Front of India (PFI) for its alleged involvement in anti-national work in the country. Maharashtra’s BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule said that he will speak to CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis about the same. This has come after slogans like “Pakistan Zindabad” were raised during one of PFI’s protests in Pune. 

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 04:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , BJP, Eknath Shinde, PFI, Pune

Courtesy: ANI