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NRIs from Andhra Pradesh protest in solidarity with Amaravati movement

NRIs from Andhra Pradesh protest in solidarity with Amaravati movement

Amaravati: Telugus from Andhra Pradesh settled in various parts of the world have expressed solidarity with the people of Amaravati, whose protests against the state government's decision to trifurcate the state capital entered the 200th day on Saturday.Holding placards and candles and raising sloga...

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World Health Organisation team to visit China next week to investigate origins of coronavirus

World Health Organisation team to visit China next week to investigate origins of coronavirus

New Delhi [India]: Amid global concerns that China delayed giving information regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, a team of WHO (World Health Organisation) will visit the country next week to investigate the origins of the virus and its spread to human beings.The visit will take place more tha...

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World is fighting extraordinary challenges, solutions can come from Lord Buddha's ideals: PM Narendra Modi

World is fighting extraordinary challenges, solutions can come from Lord Buddha's ideals: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi [India]: On the occasion of Ashadha Poornima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the world today is fighting extraordinary challenges, to which the lasting solutions can come from the ideals of Lord Buddha."Today, the world fights extraordinary challenges. To these challeng...

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India records highest 1-day spike of over 22k corona cases

India records highest 1-day spike of over 22k corona cases

New Delhi: India on Saturday recorded the highest single-day spike of 22,771 cases, pushing the total tally to 6,48,315, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. The country recorded a spike of 20,903 cases yesterday.The death count rose to 18,655, with 442 people succumbing to the deadly vir...

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Donald Trump to attend Independence Day celebrations in South Dakota amid coronavirus pandemic

Donald Trump to attend Independence Day celebrations in South Dakota amid coronavirus pandemic

Washington DC [US]: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, US President Donald Trump on Saturday will be attending the July 4 American Independence Day celebration in South Dakota. He will also be addressing at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, The Washington Post reported."We will have a large event on Jul...

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Boycott China: Indian Americans, Taiwanese Americans and Tibetans take to Times Square to denounce China

Boycott China: Indian Americans, Taiwanese Americans and Tibetans take to Times Square to denounce China

New York [USA]: Indian Americans have called for 'Boycott China', a protest demonstration against China at the iconic Times Square in New York.This protest comes in the aftermath of the deadly border clash in the Himalayas that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and 76 injured. Despite the impact of coron...

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'Global COVID-19 cases surpass 11 million'

'Global COVID-19 cases surpass 11 million'

Washington: The overall number of global COVID-19 cases have surpassed the 11 million mark, while the deaths have soared to more than 5,24,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.On Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 11,047,217, while the fatalities rose to 5,24,614, the Uni...

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Kanpur encounter: Yogi announces ex-gratia of Rs 1 cr each to kin of slain cops

Kanpur encounter: Yogi announces ex-gratia of Rs 1 cr each to kin of slain cops

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday paid floral tributes to the policemen who lost their lives in an encounter at Bikaru village in the district, at the police line, and announced ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore each for their families. Conveying his condolenc...

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Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit

Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit

Mumbai: In the current season's first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said.Heavy showers, often accompanied by thunder, were witnessed in Mumbai and the suburbs, besid...

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JEE, NEET exams postponed to September: HRD Minister

JEE, NEET exams postponed to September: HRD Minister

New Delhi: Union Human Resources Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Friday announced that JEE and NEET examinations have been postponed and will now be held in September, keeping in view the safety of students amid COVID-19 pandemic.The JEE Main examination will be held between Septemb...

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