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9,121 fresh COVID-19 cases, 87.20 lakh people vaccinated so far

The health ministry on Tuesday informed that 9,121 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 1.09 crore. The ministry also informed that over 87.20 lakh people have been vaccinated so far. Of it, over 4.35...

England needs 429 runs to win Chennai Test

The position of England in the Chennai test went from bad to worse as the visitors lost three wickets early on in their second innings. England now needs 429 runs and a miracle to win the second Test. England’s shaky start Its openers Rory Burns and Dom Sibley gave their wickets after scoring just 25...

Acharya Pramod Krishnam’s tweet rakes up controversy in Rajasthan Congress

A close aide of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, Acharya Pramod Krishnam, has objected to Sachin Pilot being asked to leave the dais during the recently held Kisan Mahapanchayat in Rajasthan’s Rupangarh amid the presence of Rahul Gandhi. Krishnam on Sunday tweeted in this regard—a development that has once against exposed the internal rift and power...

SC seeks reply from Facebook, WhatsApp over users’ privacy

Acting on a plea concerning the privacy of users on Facebook and WhatsApp, the Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the social media giant and its messaging app directing them to file their replies in the matter within four weeks. Notably, the petitioner has sought a stay on implementation of the new WhatsApp privacy...

11,649 fresh COVID-19 cases, 82.85 lakh people vaccinated so far

The health ministry on Monday informed that 11,649 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 1.09 crore. The ministry also informed that over 82.85 lakh people have been vaccinated so far. Of it, over 21,437...

FASTag mandatory from Feb 16

The Union government on Sunday said that automatic toll plaza payment system FASTag will be mandatory for vehicles starting February 16 and there will be no further extension. Notably, vehicle owners will have to pay double the toll tax if FASTag is absent in the vehicle. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has clarified...

Terror attack averted on Pulwama anniversary, 7 kg IED recovered

On the second anniversary of the Pulwama terror attack, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday averted a major tragedy after it found and defused a 7 kg improvised explosive device (IED) from the busy General Bus Stand area in Jammu. The cops have also detained two people in this regard. Inspector general (IG) Mukesh...

Ravichandran Ashwin shines on Day 2 of Chennai Test

After losing the first Test against England, India on Day 2 of the second Test in Chennai seems to be in complete control of the game. India reached a score of 54 at the loss of one wicket at stumps, thereby maintaining a lead of 249 runs. Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shubham Gill gave...

Pulwama Terror Attack: India pays tribute to martyred soldiers

The country on Sunday paid tribute to 40 martyred soldiers who died in the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Notably, the attack was executed by a suicide bomber who rammed an IED-laden vehicle into the security convoy two years ago. A group of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway...

Toolkit Case: Delhi Police arrests climate activist from Bengaluru

The Delhi Police have arrested a 21-year-old climate activist from Karnataka’s Bengaluru in connection with the online campaign against the Indian government on the issue of farmers’ protest. The activist, Disha Ravi, was arrested by the Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell on Saturday for her alleged involvement in sharing a “toolkit” related to the farmers’ protest....

14 dead in road accident in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool

In an unfortunate incident, 14 people were killed after a bus and truck collided on a national highway in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool on Sunday. The deceased were on a pilgrimage tour. There were 18 people travelling in the bus and only four children have survived the accident. However, two of them are serious and availing...

12,194 fresh COVID-19 cases, 82.63 lakh people vaccinated so far

The health ministry on Sunday informed that 12,194 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 1.09 crore. The ministry also informed that over 82.63 lakh people have been vaccinated so far. Of it, over 2.96...