July 09, 2020 04:29 (IST)
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Cabinet passes extending PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November | West Bengal COVID-19 Lockdown: German Consulate says it will restrict office presence to the lowest | 'Communist China terrorist': Tibetan cycle rally against Beijing cheers for India | J&K HC Srinagar wing closed for 2 days after some CRPF personnel test positive for COVID-19 | India adds 22,752 new Covid-19 cases, 482 deaths in 24 hours

'Pakistan coerced Kulbhushan Jadhav': India on Pakistan's claim he refused case review

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Wednesday termed Pakistan's claim that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by its military court, has refused review of his case and decided to appeal for mercy, is an attempt to mask its continuing reticence to implement ICJ judgment in letter and spirit.  

2 cops arrested for tipping off Vikas Dubey ahead of Kanpur operation; reward on gangster increased to Rs 5 lakh as more gangmen get killed and arrested

Kanpur/IBNS: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested Chaubeypur Station Officer (SO) Vinay Tiwari and Sub Inspector KK Sharma for tipping off gangster Vikas Dubey, who used the information to plan an ambush and kill the eight policemen, who went to arrest him in Bikaru village in Kanpur Dehat, in the early hours of Friday last.  

J&K BJP leader Sheikh Wasim, his father and brother shot dead by terrorists in Bandipore

Srinagar/IBNS: Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sheikh Wasim Bari, his father and brother were killed by terrorists on Wednesday night in the union territory's Bandipore district, police said. The tragedy apparently occurred owing to a security lapse by the cops who were responsible for his protection. 

Indians on treasure hunt to know what happened on June 15: P Chidambaram on India-China disengagement

New Delhi/IBNS:  As India and China have begun disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh as per their agreed terms in the Corps Commanders-level talks held last week, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday took a dig at the Centre and asked from which place the Chinese troops pulled back.

West Bengal records highest-ever single-day spike with 986 Covid-19 cases, 23 more deaths reported

Kolkata/IBNS: A day before "stricter lockdown" in all the broad-based containment zones across West Bengal, the state on Wednesday registered 986 new cases of Covid-19, the highest single-day spike so far, taking the tally to 24,823, including 7,705 active cases, 827 deaths and 16,291 discharges, state health department said.

ED seizes Nirav Modi's assets worth Rs 330 cr

New Delhi/IBNS: Fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi's real estate properties in Mumbai, London and UAE worth Rs 330 crore have been confiscated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), media reports said.

Mr Modi believes the world is like him: Rahul on probe into Gandhi family-linked trusts

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after the Centre on Wednesday announced setting up a committee to probe into alleged financial irregularities involving three Gandhi family-linked trusts, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit back at Narendra Modi and said the PM believes 'the world is like him.

Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved further extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) as part of Economic Response to COVID-19, for another Five months from July to November, 2020.

Covid: Bengal releases fresh list of containment zones for 'stricter lockdown' from tomorrow

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Wednesday released a fresh list of containment zones where "stricter lockdown" will be followed from Thursday to flatten the curve of Covid-19 in the state.

Cabinet approves extension of time limit for availing the benefits of "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana" by 3 months

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for extension of time limit by three months for availing the benefits of “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana" for Ujjwala beneficiaries.

CBSE deletes topics on nationalism, secularism from Class 9-12 syllabus, Mamata Banerjee expresses 'shock'

New Delhi/UNI:  Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, CBSE has reduced the syllabus by 30 per cent and dropped topics such as federalism, nationalism and secularism from Class 11 political science books and India’s relations with its neighbours from Class 12 political science books.

Cabinet approves Central Sector Scheme  of financing facility under 'Agriculture Infrastructure Fund'

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval to a new pan India Central Sector Scheme-Agriculture Infrastructure Fund.

PM Narendra Modi to interact with representatives from Varanasi based NGOs tomorrow

New Delhi: During the lockdown imposed in view of the COVID pandemic, the residents of Varanasi and members of social organizations, through their own efforts as well as by providing assistance to the District Administration, ensured that food was available timely for everyone in need. 

West Bengal: Police nab two illegal arms dealers in Cooch Behar

Siliguri/UNI:  West Bengal Police arrested two arms dealers with 80 rounds of bullets and six pistols in Cooch Behar district, official sources said today.

Cabinet passes extension of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November

New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extending the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November.