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Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend pharma education and research law

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill 2021, which amends the 1998 law to provide for a Council to coordinate activities among

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Himachal sunny after widespread snowfall

Shimla |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST

It was bright and sunny on Tuesday in most parts of Himachal Pradesh after a day of widespread snowfall and rain.

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Bhima Koregaon case: SC junks NIA's plea challenging bail to Sudha Bharadwaj

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case.

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Bengal Guv, Speaker spar over formation of Bally Municipality

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 PM IST

A war of words erupted between West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state's Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee after the latter alleged that the civic polls in the Howrah Municipal C

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Phone tapping case: Raj CM Ashok Gehlot's OSD questioned by Delhi Crime Branch

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 PM IST

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's OSD Lokesh Sharma has been interrogated for about two and a half hours by the Delhi Crime Branch in the famous case of phone tapping.

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India reports 6,822 new Covid cases, lowest in 558 days

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST

In the last 24 hours, India registered 6,822 new coronavirus cases, the lowest single-day spike in 558 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday.

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IMD predicts rainfall in Chennai for next 2 days

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST

After a few days of dry weather, Chennai and surrounding districts are expected to receive light rains on Wednesday and Thursday. Rains continue to lash several parts of Tamil Nadu with Tiruchi distri

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Ex-IAF man held after 11 years of killing his first wife, 2 daughters

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST

An Indian Air Force sergeant, who killed his wife and two daughters to get married to another woman, has been arrested after 11 years by the Karnataka Police from Assam, police said on Tuesday.

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'Without empirical data..': SC stays 27% OBC quota in Maha civic polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Maharashtra government's decision to grant 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes, which was brought by an ordinance, in the local body elections unt

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2020 Delhi riots: First conviction handed down

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

In the first conviction in the riots that broke out in northeastern Delhi in February 2020, a Delhi court on Monday convicted a 25-year-old man on various charges, including ransacking and setting afi

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Records of over 3 lakh waqf properties digitized: Govt

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

The government on Monday said that records of over three lakh waqf properties have been digitized and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of over two lakh properties have been done.

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Calcutta HC orders SIT probe into SSC Group D recruitment

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court ordered a special investigation team (SIT) inquiry under the supervision of a former judge of the high court into the irregularities in the recruitment of S

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