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With its daily case count beginning to rise again, Delhi has regained the number one position amongst cities with the maximum number of coronavirus cases in the country. On Thursday, Delhi recorded almost 3,500 new cases to take its total number of infected people so far 3.21 lakh. In the process, it overtook Pune, which had been carrying the maximum...

Bhubaneswar: India on Friday successfully conducted another night trial of indigenously-developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from a defence test facility off Odisha coast, DRDO sources said.The short-range surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from the launching complex III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at about 7.30 p.m. as part of user...

He could not serve the nation and its people while alive. But in death, 22-year-old ITBP recruit Roshan Kumar became the saviour for half a dozen families. Days after he received news of his first posting with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, the Uttarakhand native died in a road accident last week in Delhi’s Dwarka area where he was visiting relatives. But six of...

The British government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops on direct passenger flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. The ban, which also applies to tablets and DVD players, follows a similar US move affecting eight countries. Downing Street said it followed talks on air security and was “necessary, effective and...

At least 23 turtles of a highly endangered species, the Red Crowned Roof, were recovered from smugglers in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday. The amphibians with brightly coloured heads – also known as ‘lal tilakdhari’ and ‘Batagur Kachuga’ in Hindi – were fished out from the Chambal River and destined for southeast Asian countries like...

Days after a girl from Jaipur was rescued from the clutches of her alleged lover, who tried selling her, a Nepalese woman has now come forward with a similar ordeal. In both the cases, the alleged traffickers had used Facebook to lure them to come to Delhi on the pretext of job and marriage. The Nepalese woman was called to Delhi last December on the pretext of job and...

After faring poorly in Punjab Assembly election, Aam Aadmi Party’s newly-elected legislators will be meeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence on Wednesday. Sources told India Today that all 20 AAP MLAs from Punjab would be in Delhi. A decision on choosing the Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly is likely to be taken in this meeting itself. HERE...

Police said a complaint was filed at the district cyber cell in north-west Delhi by a sales manager of the Delhi circle of Patanjali Ltd. He alleged that he had received complaints from people allegedly duped by the fake call center. Delhi Police has busted a fake job call center and arrested its owner who allegedly duped people on the pretext of providing them jobs in...

India’s Supreme Court has advised Hindus and Muslim to settle a bitter dispute over a controversial religious site through negotiations. The court was responding to litigation seeking daily hearings in a long-running case about the disputed site in the northern town of Ayodhya. Hindu mobs destroyed a 16th Century mosque at the site in 1992, sparking riots that...

Synchrotron-based X-ray tomographic microscopy revealed structures typical of red algae. The origins of plants may go back hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, according to fossil evidence. Ancient rocks from India suggest plants resembling red algae lived 1.6 billion years ago in what was then shallow sea. The discovery may overturn ideas of...