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India reports 45,083 COVID-19 cases, 460 deaths in a day

The health ministry on Sunday informed that 45,083 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 3.26 crore. The ministry also informed that over 63.09 crore COVID-19 jabs have been administered so far. Of it, over...

Amid controversy, Mysuru university withdraws notification restricting girls’ movement

Bengaluru: Shortly after issuing an order prohibiting girls from moving around on campus after 6.30 pm, the University of Mysuru withdrew it. The order was issued in wake of the brutal gangrape of a 22-year-old student in Mysuru on August 24. It was withdrawn following instructions by Karnataka higher education minister CN Ashwath Narayan. While...

US launches airstrike, ‘eliminates’ ISIS-K member

Washington: The US military launched an airstrike in Afghanistan to target ISIS militants on Saturday. A member of the IS’s Afghanistan affiliate has been killed, the forces claimed. The airstrike using a drone came after US President Joe Biden’s vow to avenge the bomb blast at Kabul aircraft that left several Afghan and American soldiers...

Mysuru gangrape: University prohibits girls from moving around after 6 pm

5 accused were arrested in the case on Saturday Bengaluru: In a move that has invited a lot of criticism and become a topic of hot debate, the University of Mysuru has prohibited girl students from moving around on its Mansangotriya campus after 6.30 pm. The order comes days after the gangrape of a girl...

Farm laws: Tamil Nadu passes resolution urging Centre to withdraw three laws

Chennai: Even as protests continue against the three farm laws introduced by the Centre, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday passed a resolution urging the Centre to withdraw these laws. Tamil Nadu is the seventh state Assembly to do so. Earlier, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhatisgarh, Delhi, Kerala and West Bengal had passed a resolution against these...

Afghanistan: Taliban tell female doctors, healthcare workers to resume work

The Taliban have said that the Islamic Emirate has no issue with women returning to work Kabul: As the health situation in Afghanistan worsens, the Taliban have urged female doctors and healthcare workers across all provinces to resume duties. They have said the Islamic Emirate does not have any issue with the women returning to...

Tokyo Paralympics: Ahmedabad girl Bhavina Patel storms into table tennis final, confirms first medal for India

Bhavina Patel has been playing table tennis for last 20 years Tokyo: India’s first medal at the Tokyto Paralympics has been confirmed with paddler Bhavina Patel entering the finals of women’s singles Class 4 event. She defeated China’s Zhang Miao, who is ranked world number 3 and also 2016 Rio silver medallist, to march ahead...

Five killed, trucks set on fire by militants in Assam

Five people were killed and one got injured when suspected militants of DLNA, or Dimasa National Liberation Army, indiscriminately fired at seven trucks and later set them on fire in the Dima Hasao district of Assam on Thursday night. The trucks were headed towards Lanka from Umrangsu when they came under sudden attack at Rangerbeel...

Uttarakhand: Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc as bridge collapses, road caves in

A bridge over the Jakhan river on the Ranipokhari-Rishikesh highway in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district collapsed Friday affecting traffic on the route. This apart, the heavy rainfall that lashed the state over the past few days also resulted in parts of the Maldevta-Sahastradhara Link Road caving in and merging with the river. Several vehicles were trapped...

Here’s why actor Sonu Sood met AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Good Samaritan Sonu Sood has been roped in as brand ambassador by the Delhi government for its ambitious ‘Desh Ke Mentors’ programme that aims to guide students from poor backgrounds in making career choices. An announcement in this regard was made by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday after a scheduled meeting with the actor....

At least 103 people killed, hundreds injured in Kabul blasts; Joe Biden vows to take revenge

At least 103 people were killed, including 90 Afghans and 13 US soldiers, at the Kabul airport on Thursday night when two blasts ripped through crowds desperately trying to enter the airport still under US control in a bid to flee the war-torn country. Hundreds of people, including 18 US soldiers, have been injured in...

India reports 44,658 COVID-19 cases, 496 deaths in a day

The health ministry on Friday informed that 44,658 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 3.26 crore. The ministry also informed that over 61.22 crore COVID-19 jabs have been administered so far. Of it, over...