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  • Tamil Nadu govt allows play schools, kindergarten to reopen from November 1; lifts curbs on weekend worship in temples Oct 14, 2021 07:31 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu govt allows play schools, kindergarten to reopen from November 1; lifts curbs on weekend worship in temples

    The state government also lifted the restriction on weekend worship in temples with effect from today and also permitted all shops including restaurants and bakeries to function till 11 pm.

  • 40% work of Mumbai coastal road project complete: BMC chief Iqbal Singh Chahal Sep 23, 2021 12:42 PM IST

    40% work of Mumbai coastal road project complete: BMC chief Iqbal Singh Chahal

    The work completed so far includes a tunnel of one-km length and 40-feet diameter under the Malabar Hill in south Mumbai. Only work on 900 metres of the tunnel is remaining now, Chahal said.

  • Coronavirus India News Highlights: Gujarat's partial lockdown will remain in place for three more days, says CM Vijay Rupani May 17, 2021 07:21 AM IST

    Coronavirus India News Highlights: Gujarat's partial lockdown will remain in place for three more days, says CM Vijay Rupani

    Coronavirus India News Highlights: The COVID-19 death toll in Rajasthan climbed to 6,777 on May 16 with 156 more fatalities, while 10,290 new cases pushed the infection tally to 8,59,669, according to an official report.

  • 21-day quarantine for travellers from India will help Singapore detect more COVID-19 cases Apr 22, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    21-day quarantine for travellers from India will help Singapore detect more COVID-19 cases

    "A 14-day quarantine or SHN (stay home notice) would detect more than 98 per cent of COVID-19 cases, including those who were infected while on the plane," said Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, the vice-dean of global health at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.

  • Kangana Ranaut moves Bombay HC, seeks stay on demolition at her Mumbai home Sep 09, 2020 01:17 PM IST

    Kangana Ranaut moves Bombay HC, seeks stay on demolition at her Mumbai home

    "We filed a petition this morning seeking urgent hearing. We have sought a stay on the demolition process by way of interim relief,” Ranaut’s advocate Rizwan Siddiqui told PTI.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 57% worried of high-priced COVID-19 treatment in pvt hospitals: Survey May 30, 2020 05:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 57% worried of high-priced COVID-19 treatment in pvt hospitals: Survey

    The survey conducted by LocalCircles, a community social media platform, received around 40,000 responses on five questions related to public perception of government and private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment.

  • Azim Premji an investor in US firm Moderna, a frontrunner in making COVID-19 vaccine: Report May 21, 2020 01:29 PM IST

    Azim Premji an investor in US firm Moderna, a frontrunner in making COVID-19 vaccine: Report

    Moderna's vaccine has produced protective antibodies in a small group of healthy volunteers, according to early etst results released by the company.

  • SC directs Centre to ensure doctors, medical staff attending to coronavirus patients get appropriate PPE, security Apr 08, 2020 09:20 PM IST

    SC directs Centre to ensure doctors, medical staff attending to coronavirus patients get appropriate PPE, security

    The top court directed that "states shall also take necessary action against those persons who obstruct and commit any offence in respect to performance of duties by doctors, medical staff and other government officials deputed to contain COVID-19".

  • Unattended bag with traces of IED found at Mangaluru airport Jan 20, 2020 02:08 PM IST

    Unattended bag with traces of IED found at Mangaluru airport

    The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is maintaining the security of the airport, had earlier cordoned off the area

  • CAA protests: Sent a letter to Centre in support of students, will also go to court, says Jamia VC Jan 13, 2020 02:34 PM IST

    CAA protests: Sent a letter to Centre in support of students, will also go to court, says Jamia VC

    The campus had witnessed violence on December 15 last year when students of Jamia were injured after police entered the campus and lathi-charged them

  • J&K crisis | Ladakh to be made into Union Territory without legislature: What it means Aug 05, 2019 02:30 PM IST

    J&K crisis | Ladakh to be made into Union Territory without legislature: What it means

    This puts Ladakh on par with Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Lakshadweep, which are the other Union Territories without legislature.

  • Burhan Wani death anniversary: Shutdown in J&K, mobile services snapped in 4 districts Jul 08, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    Burhan Wani death anniversary: Shutdown in J&K, mobile services snapped in 4 districts

    While Amarnath Yatra has been suspended from Jammu on July 8, convoys of security forces will also not be allowed to move on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway on July 8

  • Meghalaya miners' families request for retrieving decomposed body Jan 20, 2019 07:36 AM IST

    Meghalaya miners' families request for retrieving decomposed body

    A senior government official said that the rescue operation is still underway because of a Supreme Court order.

  • Theresa May expected to delay Brexit vote, demand better deal: Report Dec 09, 2018 10:10 AM IST

    Theresa May expected to delay Brexit vote, demand better deal: Report

    It is widely expected that May will lose the parliamentary vote on December 11.

  • Indonesia stops search for victims of Lion Air crash Nov 10, 2018 03:50 PM IST

    Indonesia stops search for victims of Lion Air crash

    The nearly new Boeing Co 737 MAX passenger plane crashed into the sea on October 29 just minutes after taking off from Jakarta.

  • Podcast | Digging Deeper with Moneycontrol- India caught in the crosshairs of Trump's trade war against Iran Jul 30, 2018 04:48 PM IST

    Podcast | Digging Deeper with Moneycontrol- India caught in the crosshairs of Trump's trade war against Iran

    Will India make a categorical statement to indicate its resistance to the US's strong arm tactics, is up in the air but there are many narratives within this one story.

  • PNB Housing Finance plans to raise Rs 10,000 crore via bonds Jun 26, 2018 09:03 PM IST

    PNB Housing Finance plans to raise Rs 10,000 crore via bonds

    PNB Housing had disbursed Rs 33,195 crore loans during 2017-18, an increase of 61 per cent over the preceding fiscal year. Its asset under management stood at Rs 62,252 crore as on March 31, 2018.

  • Railways sets October 2 deadline for toilet upgradation at stations Jun 22, 2018 05:46 PM IST

    Railways sets October 2 deadline for toilet upgradation at stations

    Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has said he has received numerous complaints regarding the poor condition of the toilets, adding that keeping those clean was a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

  • Higher RPOs to help India meet 175 GW renewable target: Greenpeace Jun 19, 2018 09:20 PM IST

    Higher RPOs to help India meet 175 GW renewable target: Greenpeace

    "Most state Discoms have failed to comply with existing RPO targets and do not seem to be serious about making the shift to clean energy.

  • Need to create market for bamboo products: Jharkhand Chief Minister Jun 08, 2018 08:55 PM IST

    Need to create market for bamboo products: Jharkhand Chief Minister

    As part of his government's efforts to encourage indigenous industries, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today underlined the need for creation of a market to sell products made of bamboo and other natural fibres, an official release said here.

  • PM Modi visits Arunachal, says people greet each other with 'Jai Hind' in the state Feb 15, 2018 07:37 PM IST

    PM Modi visits Arunachal, says people greet each other with 'Jai Hind' in the state

    PM Modi also complimented Chief Minister Pema Khandu for the "wonderful work he is doing".

  • Japan raps Coincheck, orders broader checks after $530 million cryptocurrency theft Jan 29, 2018 03:16 PM IST

    Japan raps Coincheck, orders broader checks after $530 million cryptocurrency theft

    Japan's financial regulator said on Monday it would inspect all cryptocurrency exchanges and ordered Coincheck to get its act together after hackers stole USD 530 million worth of digital money from its exchange in one of the biggest cyber heists on record.

  • Delhi metro's fare hike has not benefited anyone: Arvind Kejriwal Nov 24, 2017 07:00 PM IST

    Delhi metro's fare hike has not benefited anyone: Arvind Kejriwal

    Recent metro fare hike has not benefited anyone, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday, after an RTI query revealed that the Delhi Metro lost over three lakh commuters a day due to the fare increase.

  • Ardern to be next New Zealand PM, spelling changes for economy, immigration Oct 20, 2017 03:23 PM IST

    Ardern to be next New Zealand PM, spelling changes for economy, immigration

    The outcome caps a remarkable rise for Ardern, 37, who only took over the party’s top job in August, and marks another victory for a youthful global leader promising change, with big implications for the world’s 11th most traded currency, the central bank, immigration and foreign investment.

  • India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top pool in Asia Cup Hockey Oct 15, 2017 07:57 PM IST

    India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top pool in Asia Cup Hockey

    After the two easy wins against Japan (5-1) and hosts Bangladesh (7-0), as expected India had a relatively tough outing against Pakistan but managed to maintain their all-win record.

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