August 04, 2020 23:20 (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

Assam Pollution Control Board withdraws closure notice on OIL operations

Guwahati/IBNS: In a relief to the Oil India Limited(OIL), the Pollution Control Board of Assam (PCBA) has withdrawn its earlier closure notice on conditions which served OIL on oil exploration.

Good that Ramdev made Covid-19 medicine but must get examined first: Ayush Minister Shripad Naik

New Delhi/IBNS: Following the controversy over Ramdev's claim to make a medicine to cure Covid-19, Ayush Minister Shripad Naik has praised the Yoga guru for making the cure but said the medicine must come to his ministry first for examination, media reports said.

Four Lashkar OGWs arrested in Kashmir's Sopore

Baramulla/UNI: Four alleged Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arrested in a joint operation by security forces in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, official sources said on Wednesday.

Kashmir: Army BDS defuses 2 mortar shells in Uri

Baramulla/UNI: Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) of Army defused two powerful mortar shells near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of north Kashmir district, official sources said on Wednesday.

Kashmir: Massive CASO continues in Kupwara woods

Baramulla/UNI: A massive Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) continued in the dense woods of Lolab in the frontier district of Kupwara on Wednesday, where a brief exchange of fire took place between militants and security forces a day ago.

'Rejected and ejected dynasty not equal to entire Opposition': BJP attacks Congress

New Delhi/UNI: Launching an acerbic attack on the Congress, the BJP on Wednesday said a rejected and ejected dynasty was not equal to the entire Opposition and one dynasty’s interests were not India’s interests.

Covid-19 claims TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh's life in Bengal as Mamata calls all-party meeting on contagion

Kolkata/IBNS: The pandemic Novel Coronavirus on Wednesday claimed the life of ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Tamonash Ghosh in West Bengal on a day Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called an all-party meeting on the contagion. He was 60.

Mamata to hold all-party meeting over Covid-19 situation in Bengal today

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Wednesday hold an all-party meeting over the Novel Coronavirus situation in her state.

TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who tested COVID-19 positive, dies

Kolkata/IBNS:  Trinamool MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for COVID-19 last month, died on Tuesday.

NIA files chargesheet in ISIS Chennai case against 12

New Delhi/Chennai/UNI: The Central terror probing agency NIA on Tuesday filed charge sheet against 12 accused in the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) Chennai case for fraudulent procurement and activation of SIM cards, which were used by the ISIS terrorists for their activities in India.

Pakistan demands 50 pc reduction in strength of India's diplomatic mission

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistani Foreign Ministry has condemned the Indian authorities' decision to reduce the number of Pakistani diplomats in New Delhi by 50 percent and demanded to halve the number of employees of the Indian High Commission in response.

Maharashtra: Youth arrested for raping, killing young woman 

Nanded/UNI: The Markhel police arrested an accused of allegedly committing rape and killing an 18 years girl in Degloor tehsil of the district at late in the evening on Monday.

Rabri loses status of Leader of Opposition in Upper House of Bihar

Patna/UNI: Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi lost her status of Leader of the Opposition in the state legislative council after five MLCs deserted RJD and joined JD(U) today, leaving RJD with only three members in the upper house.

Defence Ministry rejects Chinese media claims that Rajnath and counterpart might meet in Moscow

New Delhi/IBNS: Defence minister Rajnath Singh will not meet his Chinese counterpart in Moscow, who is also attending the Victory Day celebrations in the capital city of Russia, soon after Global Times, the Chinese mouthpiece reported that such a meeting could take place.

India explores bilateral agreements for repatriation flights after US restriction

New Delhi/IBNS: After the US imposed restrictions on Air India's special repatriation flights alleging "unfair and discriminatory practices", the government has said it is looking at the requests made by US and other countries to operate these flights, an NDTV report said.