New Delhi/UNI: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday questioned senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel here and recorded his statement under PMLA in connection with Rs 14,500 crore Sterling-Biotech case, the probe agency officials said here.
Bengaluru/ UNI: Alarmed by the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, the state government on Saturday decided to reduce the working days from six days to five days a week and clamp lockdown on every Sunday from next week.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The locust swarms reached Gurugram and the outskirts of Delhi on Saturday. People noticed huge clusters of locusts covering the skies of Delhi and Gurugram and captured the crop eating pests in their cameras.
Malappuram/UNI: A 17-year-old boy, who had approached the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) here expressing his deep desire to live like a woman for the rest of his life, has been handed over to a transgender social activist for his care and protection for one month.
Chennai/UNI: The Opposition DMK today urged the Tamil Nadu government to ensure a fair probe into the custodial deaths of the father-son duo--Jayaraj and Bennicks--allegedly due to police excesses at Sathankulam in Tuticorin district failing which it would move the Court demanding a CBI probe into it.
Chennai/UNI: Floral tributes were paid to Field Marshal Manekshaw on the occasion of his 12th death anniversary today.
Chennai/UNI: Tamil Nadu recorded its highest-ever daily spike in the number of novel coronavirus infections, after 3,713 people diagnosed positive on Saturday, pushing the cumulative tally to 78,335, while another record single-day high of 68 fatalities took the State's total death toll to 1,025.
New Delhi/IBNS: Close on the heels of a PTI interview of the Chinese ambassador in India where he squarely blamed India for the deadly Galwan Valley face-off, state broadcaster Prasar Bharati has threatened to cancel the subscription of Press Trust of India (PTI) accusing the news agency of reporting "not in national interest".
Guwahati/IBNS: Security forces apprehended four hardcore militants of banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang and Tirap district.
Kozhikode/UNI: Noted Film Director Ali Akbar claimed that there was threat to his life as he received threatening calls and abuses over phone from unknown persons for his new film , '1921'.
Srinagar/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have identified a militant of “Jammu and Kashmir Islamic State” (JKIS) responsible for the attack on a CRPF patrol party in which a jawan and a minor boy were killed at Bijbehara in Anantnag, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
Kozhikode/UNI: Four persons sustained minor injuries and vehicles parked in the basement were gutted in a fire that broke out in a jewellery shop at Parayancherry near here on Saturday noon.
Amaravati/IBNS: A 50-year old employee died due to ammonia gas leak inside the SPY Agros Company in the town of Nandyal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the massive spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday detailed five ways to tackle the contagion.
Agartala/UNI: At least four people, including one each from ruling BJP and IPFT, were murdered in Tripura in the past 24 hours, but police have failed to arrest anyone so far.