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Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha member, former Samajwadi Party leader and famed power broker during the UPA era, Amar Singh, 64, lost his battle with kidney ailment on Saturday. He passed away in a Singapore hospital where he was undergoing…

37 Delhi cops suspended for dereliction of duty

NEW DELHI:  Cracking the whip, Delhi Police's North West DCP Vijayanta Arya suspended 37 policemen on charge of dereliction of duty on Eid ul-Adha on Saturday and sent them to the district Police Lines. The policemen were supposed to be…

E-darshan is no darshan, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday observed that e-darshan is no darshan and asked the Jharkhand government why it is not allowing devotees on a limited basis at Baidyanath temple during the Shravani Mela. A bench headed by Justice…

Fatality rate among lowest in world: Vardhan

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 case fatality rate is progressively declining and now stands at 2.18 per cent, one of the lowest globally, while just 0.28 per cent of the total active patients are on ventilator, Union Health Minister Harsh…

India part of new global vaccine access drive

London: The international vaccine alliance GAVI has facilitated a new drive aimed at securing doses of COVID-19 vaccines for 92 low and middle-income countries and economies, including India, at the same time as wealthier nations. The…

Punjab hooch tragedy claims 38

Chandigarh: Even as the toll in the hooch tragedy rose to 38, Punjab Police on Friday arrested seven more bootleggers from Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts in over 40 raids conducted by five teams led by senior officers. With…

Man passes Class 10 after 33 years

Hyderabad: While the coronavirus pandemic has caused immense suffering and pain across the world, it has come as a "blessing" for a Hyderabad resident who finally passed his Class 10 examination after failing in repeated attempts during the…

Raj Cong MLAs shift to Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer/Jaipur: Congress MLAs loyal to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot shifted from a Jaipur resort to Jaisalmer on Friday, prepared to spend at least the next fortnight holed up in a hotel there. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot boarded one of…