Army chief visits forward areas to review operational preparedness in Jammu-Pathankot region

CHANDIGARH: The Chief of Army staff (COAS), General M M Naravane on Monday visited forward areas under the strategic, Rising Star corps of army...

No one has understood UP govt’s logic of weekend lockdown ‘baby pack’: Priyanka

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday attacked the Yogi Adityanath government over the rising coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh, saying no...

Army chief visits forwards areas along IB in Pathankot-Jammu region, reviews security situation

JAMMU: Army Chief Gen M M Naravane on Monday visited forward areas along the International Border (IB) and reviewed the security situation and operational...

68% believe weekend lockdowns have negligible impact: Study

NEW DELHI: Contrary to state governments imposing 'weekend lockdowns', implementing stricter restrictions on movement during weekends is not seen as an effective method to...

To improve highway infrastructure, NHAI to collaborate with premier technical institutes

NEW DELHI: To provide a world-class National Highways (NH) network, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has approached all IITs, NITs, and reputed...

Rajasthan govt crisis: Rahul’s envy causing Cong’s destruction, says Uma Bharti

SEHORE: Amid the crisis in the Congress government in neighbouring Rajasthan, senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti on Monday...

China hits top US lawmakers, envoy with sanctions over Xinjiang

BEIJING: China on Monday slapped retaliatory sanctions on three senior Republican lawmakers and a US envoy in a deepening row over Beijing's treatment of...

Taliban Stage a Major Attack, as Violence Intensifies in Northern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban waged a sustained assault against the Afghan intelligence complex in the city of Aybak on Monday, part of a...

Live Coronavirus Updates: Trump Aides Target Fauci

Here’s what you need to know:ImageDr. Anthony Fauci during a coronavirus task force meeting in Washington last month.Credit...Michael A. McCoy for The New York...

GST Evasion: Taxmen raid tobacco dealers, slap Rs 2.4 cr in taxes, penalty

BENGALURU: The Karnataka Commercial Taxes department has conducted a series of raids on undeclared warehouses of tobacco and pan masala products and levied GST...

Sharad Pawar should join NDA and form government with BJP, RPI in Maharashtra: Ramdas...

New Delhi: Union minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) president Ramdas Athawale on Monday urged NCP leader Sharad Pawar to join the National...

Coronavirus Outbreak at U.S. Bases in Japan Roils an Uneasy Relationship

TOKYO — An outbreak of coronavirus cases on United States military bases in Okinawa, Japan, has alarmed the island’s local population, which at times...

Knife-Wielding Polish Man Flees Into Woods, Hoping to Keep Pet Puma

A man in Poland wielded a knife and fled to the woods, refusing to give up his beloved — but illegal — pet puma...

Rajasthan political crisis: Doors open for Sachin Pilot, says Congress; legislature party meeting begins...

JAIPUR: The Congress on Monday said its doors remain open for Sachin Pilot, the rebel leader who claimed that he has the support of...

Sachin Pilot is a ‘sincere Congressman’, won’t quit the party: D K Shivakumar

BENGALURU: Amid deepening political crisis in Rajasthan, Karnataka Congress President D K Shivakumar on Monday expressed confidence that Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will...

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Anantnag

SRINAGAR: A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said. Security forces...

Kerala’s first plasma bank set up at Manjeri

Malappuram: Kerala's first Plasma Bank has been set up at the Government Medical College Hospital at nearby Manjeri, where two critically-ill COVID-19 patients have...

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No patient should be denied treatment over COVID-19 scare, Odisha govt tells hospitals

BHUBANESWAR: Amid reports that patients were being denied treatment in some non-COVID hospitals of Odisha over fears of virus transmission, the state on Monday...

Tablighi Jamaat: Delhi court grants bail to 85 Kyrgystan nationals

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court Monday granted bail to 85 Kyrgyzstan nationals who were chargesheeted for attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregation here allegedly in...

View: Congress should sack Pilot, back Gehlot and promote grass-roots leaders rather than parachute...

Realpolitik has been foiled by real politics in Rajasthan, as chief minister Ashok Gehlot, who clearly enjoys majority support among the state’s Congress legislators,...

Nepal: 60 dead, 41 missing in floods, landslides

KATHMANDU: At least 60 people have died while 41 have gone missing in floods and landslides in the last four days in various parts...

China Imposes Tit-for-Tat Sanctions on Three American Lawmakers

BEIJING — As tensions between the two sides mount, the Chinese government announced on Monday that it would impose sanctions on three American lawmakers...

White Supremacist Who Admitted Christchurch Killings Plans to Represent Himself

An Australian white supremacist who pleaded guilty to killing 51 worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand last year plans to represent himself at...

Bengaluru’s private hospitals say 50:50 bed-sharing formula not practical

Bengaluru: Private hospitals in Karnataka have told the state government that following its directive to reserve 50% of the Covid-19 treatment beds for government-referred...