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‘Ready to strike heavy blow’: Chinese state media warns amid India-China LAC tensions

‘Ready to strike heavy blow’: Chinese state media warns amid India-China LAC tensions

Ladakh: The situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh continues to remain tense with troops of both countries locked up in standoffs at several points along the de-facto border. The two countries had last week reached a five-point consensus to resolve the border standoff. The consensus was reached in a meeting between […]

17 MPs Test Positive For Covid As Parliament Monsoon Session Begins

17 MPs Test Positive For Covid As Parliament Monsoon Session Begins

New Delhi: Seventeen members of Parliament have tested positive for coronavirus in the mandatory tests carried out before the monsoon session started this morning. The Lok Sabha members were tested at the Parliament House on September 13 and 14, sources said. Among the infected MPs, the BJP has a maximum number – 12, the YRS […]

Bihar boy travels 700 kms but misses NEET exam by 10 minutes

Bihar boy travels 700 kms but misses NEET exam by 10 minutes

Bihar: Santosh Kumar Yadav, a student from Darbhanga in Bihar, travelled more than 24 hours and took two buses for a 700 kilometre journey to reach Kolkata for attending National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), but couldn’t attend the exam as he was late by 10 minutes. Yadav was not allowed to enter the examination […]

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA

Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA

  New Delhi: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Umar Khalid was arrested late on Sunday night under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act(UAPA) for his alleged role in the northeast Delhi riots, sources said. He was arrested by the special cell of the Delhi police after 11 hours of interrogation. He will be produced before […]

Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS again for post-Covid care

Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS again for post-Covid care

  New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to AIIMS (Delhi) again on Saturday evening after undergoing treatment for coronavirus. He was also admitted to the hospital on August 18 for post-coronavirus care. Shah, 55, had tested positive for Covid-19 on August 2. He had announced his health status on Twitter after testing […]

PM Modi’s personal website Twitter account hacked

PM Modi’s personal website Twitter account hacked

  Bengaluru: Twitter confirmed on Thursday that an account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website wasb hacked with a series of tweets asking its followers to donate to a relief fund through cryptocurrency. Twitter said it was aware of the activity and has taken steps to secure the compromised account. “We are actively […]

Chennai Doctors Perform Asia’s First Lung Transplant On Covid-19 Survivor

Chennai Doctors Perform Asia’s First Lung Transplant On Covid-19 Survivor

Chennai: A team doctors in Chennai claims to have performed Asia’s first lung transplant surgery on a COVID-19 survivor. The virus had damaged the 48-year-old businessman’s lungs severely. Doctors said that now the patient is doing fine and his new lungs are working well. The entire team put their lives at risk for this surgery, […]

China builds 5G infra along LAC, fresh construction at Pangong Tso

China builds 5G infra along LAC, fresh construction at Pangong Tso

NEW DELHI: As India and China continues to be in a border dispute deadlock, Beijing has started laying fibre optics cables and installing other equipment for fifth-generation wireless technology- commonly known as 5G- along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops were also found constructing barracks and other structures near […]

Heavy Rains Lash Delhi-NCR as Orange Alert Issued, Traffic Jams and Flooding in Several Areas

Heavy Rains Lash Delhi-NCR as Orange Alert Issued, Traffic Jams and Flooding in Several Areas

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital on Friday, bringing respite from the humidity. Parts of east Delhi, central Delhi, Barapullah flyover and Nizamuddin received rainfall. Waterlogging and traffic jams have been reported in some areas. The minimum temperature in the city was recorded at 26.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average. […]

No change in Mukherjee’s health: Hospital

No change in Mukherjee’s health: Hospital

New Delhi: There was no change in the health condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday and he continues to be on ventilator support, the hospital treating him said. Doctors attending to the 84-year-old former President said his vital parameters were stable. Mukherjee was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral hospital in Delhi […]

OPINION

Rely on RT-PCR test only

The COVID-19 cases tested through Raid Antigen Testing (RAT) seems doubtful after the government recently asked all the States and Union Territories that all COVID symptomatic patients, who have tested negative in the Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT), mandatorily undergo a RT-PCR test. Such a decision from the Health Ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research […]