April 17, 2021 08:48 (IST)
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Arvind Kejriwal to hold review meeting on Covid situation in Delhi

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Health Minister Satyendar Jain and others senior officials on Friday evening to review the COVID-19 situation in the National Capital.

Pakistan sponsored Narco terror module busted twice in one week in Kashmir: Indian Army

Srinagar/UNI: The Army on Friday said that security forces have busted two Pakistani sponsored Narco terror modules in the last one week in the border district of Kupwara in north Kashmir.

Fight against COVID-19: PM Narendra Modi reviews status of oxygen availability to ensure adequate supply

New Delhi: Narendra Modi took a comprehensive review to ensure adequate medical grade oxygen supply in the country. Inputs from ministries like Health, DPIIT, Steel, Road Transport, etc were also shared with the PM.

Indian coast guard seizes boat with 30 kg heroin; 8 Pakistanis arrested

Eight Pakistan nationals were arrested from the mid-sea off Gujarat coast for drug trafficking by the Indian Coast Guard. Authorities recovered 30 kilograms of heroin from them. 

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests Covid-19 positive

Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday became the latest politician to get infected with Covid-19.

ED summons TMC leader Manas Bhunia, Madan Mitra's son in ICore chit fund scam

Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday summoned Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate in the ongoing Bengal assembly polls, Manas Bhunia, and another candidate Madan Mitra's son, Swarup Mitra, in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore ICore chit fund scam, officials said.

Former CBI director Ranjit Sinha dies at 68

New Delhi/UNI: Former chief of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Ranjit Sinha passed away, here Friday morning, according to sources. He was 68.

Bengal CID takes over probe into Apr 10 Sitalkuchi firing case

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday took over a probe into the Sitalkuchi firing case in Cooch Behar that left four people dead on Apr 10, officials said.

Randeep Singh Surjewala and Digvijaya Singh test Covid-19 positive

New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh tested positive for Novel Coronavirus.

Former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/UNI: Former Union Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said that she has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus.

Bengal: EC to meet all parties over Covid-19 situation amid ongoing polls

Kolkata/IBNS: India's poll body will on Friday meet 10 political parties participating in the high-octane assembly elections in West Bengal amid the spike in Covid-19 cases.

Jammu and Kashmir: Advisor Farooq Khan reviews Ramadhan arrangements

Srinagar: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan Wednesday reviewed the arrangements for providing necessary facilities to the people during the Holy month of Ramadhan.

Jammu and Kashmir: DC Pulwama visits Gurudwara Shadimarg

 Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary visited Chatti Padshahi Gurudwara, Shadimarg on the eve of Baisakhi here today.

Ex-CBI director Ranjit Sinha dies

New Delhi/UNI: Former chief of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Ranjit Sinha passed away, here on Friday morning.

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala tests COVID-19 positive   

New Delhi: Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Friday tweeted to confirm that he has tested COVID-19 positive.