August 05, 2020 10:13 (IST)
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West Bengal's COVID-19 tally breaches 80,000 mark with highest-ever jump of 2752 cases, 54 deaths in last 24 hours | Pakistan's new political map including entire J&K is political absurdity: India | Theatre personality Ebrahim Alkazi passes away at 94 | Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive for Covid-19, hospitalised | Bihar govt can't recommend Sushant's death probe to CBI: Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer

India should be provided another chance to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak court

Islamabad/IBNS: The Islamabad High Court on Monday said Indian officials should be provided with another chance to appoint a lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is in the prison of the neighbouring country on charges of terrorism and spying.

Kolkata: CPI-M Politburo member, former Lok Sabha MP Md. Salim tests Covid-19 positive, hospitalized

Kolkata/IBNS: CPI-M Politburo member and former MP from West Bengal's Raiganj Lok Sabha constituency, Md. Salim, on Monday tested positive for novel coronavirus.

West Bengal Govt further changes its bi-weekly lockdown calendar

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government on Monday changed the dates of its bi-weekly lockdown for the third time to contain the spread of Covid-19, officials said.

Soldier goes missing in J&K, army suspects abduction by terrorists

Srinagar/IBNS: The Indian Army on Monday said a soldier, who had gone to Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Eid, has been missing since Sunday evening.

Assam’s indigenous Muslims' body to donate Rs 5 lakh for Ram Mandir construction

Guwahati/IBNS As preparations are in full swing for the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, the indigenous Muslims of Assam have announced to donate Rs 5 lakh for construction of Ram Mandir.

Explosion in ONGC pipeline at Nazira in Upper Assam

Guwahati/UNI: Nearly months after Baghjan Oil Well fire in Assam which is yet to be doused, an explosion occurred in a gas pipeline of ONGC at Nazira in upper Assam’s Sivasagar district today.

Doors of Baba Baidyanath opened for devotees on last Somvari of Shravan month

Deoghar/UNI: On the last Somvari of the auspicious month of Shravan which also coincided with Shravan Poornima the doors of Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple were opened for the devotees.

Demand for CBI inquiry into mysterious suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput raised in Bihar Assembly

Patna/UNI Amid chorus for CBI inquiry into suicide by Hindi film actor Sushant Singh Rajput under mysterious circumstances, the issue was also raised in Bihar Assembly as several members demanded for investigation of the case by premier agency, in the House in its single day Monsoon Session which began today.

West Bengal: Nabanna closed on Monday and Tuesday for intense sanitisation

Kolkata/UNI: Nabanna, the State Secretariat and the official seat of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and her Cabinet colleagues and top bureaucrats, remained closed on Monday and Tuesday, August 3 and 4, for "intense cleaning and sanitisation" as the toll in Covid-19 was on high graph in Bengal with toll touching 1678 till Sunday.

Sushant Singh Rajput suffered from bipolar disorder, had Googled former manager Disha Salian's name hours before death: Mumbai Police

Mumbai/IBNS: Sushant Singh Rajput was suffering from bipolar disorder and was under medication, doctors have said, according to Mumbai police.

Ravi Shankar Prasad goes into self-isolation, met COVID-19 Amit Shah on Saturday

New Delhi/UNI: Union Communications, Electronics & Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that he was absolutely fine and has isolated himself at home for few days as he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah a day before the former BJP president tested Corona positive.

Congress MP Karti Chidambram tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP and the son of former Union Finance Minister Karti Chidambaram has tested positive for novel coronavirus.

Meghalaya : Man dies during scuffle between two families in West Garo Hills

Guwahati/IBNS: A 45-year-old man died during a scuffle between two families in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district.

Total lockdown in Nagaland’s Mon district extended for 7 days

Guwahati/IBNS: In view of the rise in COVID-19 cases, the Mon district administration in Nagaland has extended total lockdown for seven days from Monday.

Bihar IPS officer in Mumbai to probe Sushant Singh Rajput's death 'forcibly quarantined'

Mumbai/IBNS: An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer from Bihar, heading a team of police officials here to investigate the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has been forcibly sent into quarantine by the civic authorities, Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey has alleged.