April 17, 2021 07:39 (IST)
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Jammu and Kashmir: Prof Qayyum assumes charge as VC CUS

Srinagar: The newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the Cluster University Srinagar (CUS) Prof. (Dr.) Qayyum Husain, Department of Bio-Chemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences of Aligarh Muslim University assumed his charge on Tuesday.

All monuments under ASI to remain shut till May 15: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: As the country struggles to combat the massive spike in coronavirus cases,  the government decided to shut all centrally-protected monuments and museums, including the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Ajanta Caves, till May 15.

Jammu and Kashmir: Khankah reopens at Shahnagri Handwara

Srinagar:  An old Khanqah was opened after renovation at Shahnagar Handwara in presence of number of devotees.

Jammu and Kashmir: Agriculture Deptt kick-starts Kharif campaign from Sumbal

Srinagar: Department of Agriculture Wednesday kick started the Kharif campaign from Ganastan Sumbal in Bandipora.

Jammu and Kashmir: Ramadhan begins with religious fervour

 Srinagar: The holy month of Ramadhan commenced in Jammu and Kashmir with religious fervour on Wednesday.

Bengal polls: ECI bans BJP WB president Dilip Ghosh for 24 hours over his remarks on Sitalkuchi violence

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh over his remarks on Sitalkuchi incident, officials said.

Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid granted bail in Delhi riots case

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid was granted bail by a Delhi court in connection with one of the riots' cases that happened in the northeast part of the national capital last year based on a Khajuri Khas FIR.

India, Sri Lanka to back nine joint science research projects

India and Sri Lanka would support nine joint research projects to be taken up by scientists of the two countries, news website ColomboPage reported.

Indian High Commission in Dhaka suspends visa operations

The Indian High Commission in Bangladesh has suspended its visa operations in view of the week-long strict lockdown  enforced by Bangladesh government from Wednesday, Dhaka Tribune reported.

Hold remaining phases of election in one go: Mamata Banerjee to Election Commission

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to club the remaining phases of polling dates and consider conducting them in one go.

Anurag Thakur asks Cong to clarify stand on its alliance with Communists in West Bengal

Hamirpur (HP)/UNI: Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur on Thursday blasted the Congress party for its 'policies of appeasement' towards the leftists and asked its leader Rahul Gandhi to clarify what was the real position of the party towards the Leftists.

Zomato CEO calls out rival Swiggy for breaching time restrictions: Mumbai Police asks him to reread notification

Mumbai/IBNS: Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal was enlightened by Mumbai Police why Swiggy was not flouting restrictions, when he pointed out to the city police that his rival company was making deliveries even after 8 pm.

Grade 5, 8, 10 students in Punjab to be promoted without exams, announces CM Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh/UNI: Amid the continuing Covid surge, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced that all Class 5, 8 and 10 students will be promoted to the next class, without taking any examination.

Supreme Court panel recommends CBI probe in the illegal arrest of former ISRO scientist by Kerala police

New Delhi/IBNS: A Supreme Court-appointed panel has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the 1994 illegal arrest of former ISRO scientist Dr Nambi Narayanan, said media reports.

Mukesh Ambani supplies oxygen from his refineries to help in Covid fight

Mumbai/IBNS:  Reliance Industries chief will supply oxygen from his refineries to aid the tough battle against Covid-19, which currently has India under its grip.