Shivamogga/IBNS: Several people are feared dead in a blast in stone mining quarry in Karnataka's Shivamogga district, police have said, reported media.
Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: The senior Congress leaders in Uttar Pradesh had planned an outreach programme with Priyanka Gandhi to fill the gap created by her absence from all organisational activities last year to strengthen the party base and boost the morale of the workers ahead of Assembly elections scheduled in the beginning of next year.
New Delhi/UNI: A day after Centre proposed to put the farm laws on hold for a period of one to one-and-a-half years, protesting farmer unions on Thursday rejected the proposal and reiterated their demand for a full repeal of three farm laws.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Expelled AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa aide VK Sasikala has tested positive for coronavirus and shifted to a COVID-19 intensive care unit, media reports said on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Executives from Facebook and Twitter, who appeared before a parliamentary committee on Thursday, were grilled heavily on why they blocked the accounts of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in November.
Thimphu: The Government of India has provided 150,000 doses of the ‘Made In India’ vaccine to the Royal Government of Bhutan as a testimony to the 'special relationship and uniquely close friendship' between India and Bhutan.
Pune/IBNS: A second fire broke out at the Serum Institute of India (SII)'s under-construction building after the massive blaze that claimed five lives at the vaccine developer's Pune facility on Thursday.
Washington: The Campaign For Uyghurs (CFU) has congratulated US President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and the administration as they took oath on Wednesday.
Dhaka/UNI: India officially handed over 20 lakh vaccines for Novel Coronavirus to Bangladesh as a gift on Thursday.
Ontario: The members of Indo-Canadian Kashmir Forum and Hindu Forum Canada recently hosted a LED truck advertising campaign in the country to mark the Kashmiri Hindu genocide incident of the 90sD
Guwahati/IBNS: In commemoration of the ensuing Republic Day, 2021, the Assam Government has decided to remit sentences against certain categories of prisoners who have been convicted by the courts (other than court-martial).
New Delhi: Showing New Delhi's commitment towards developing the strategic connectivity project that can provide access to markets in Central Asia, the Indian government has delivered a consignment of heavy equipment, including cranes, for further development of Iran’s Chabahar port, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Few months ahead of the West Bengal assembly election, Pirzada of Furfura Sharif shrine, Abbas Siddiqui, on Thursday launched his new political party- Indian Secular Front (ISF), adding a new angle to the political battle for the state's minority vote-bank.
Kathmandu: Nepal PM KP Oli has thanked the Indian government for grant of one million doses of COVID vaccine to Nepal at the moment when the Narendra Modi-led government is rolling out vaccination for its own people.
Male: Maldives has thanked Indian for sending a consignment of 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines which it will need to fight COVID-19 pandemic in the nation.