Daily Archives: October 14, 2020

India among countries with lowest per million Covid-19 cases, deaths: Govt

New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI): With focussed strategies and calibrated measures, India has sustained its global position of being the country with one of...

Centre has taken number of measures in 6 years to curb pollution: Environment ministry

New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI) The Centre has taken a slew of measures in the last six years to curb pollution, the environment ministry...

Assam court convicts 25 people for lynching elderly doctor in 2019

Jorhat, Oct 13 (PTI): The Jorhat District and Sessions Judge in Assam on Monday convicted 25 people in connection with the lynching of a...

Assam govt will pay midday meal workers Rs 500: Minister

Guwahati, Oct 13 (PTI) The Assam government will give Rs 500 to the midday meal workers in addition to their monthly salary and this...

Khaseo Anar Congress candidate for Pungro Kiphire seat

Dimapur, Oct 13 (PTI) The Nagaland Congress unit on Tuesday announced that Khaseo Anar will be the party candidate for the by-election to the...

Body of Meghalaya man buried alive exhumed, 8 arrested

Shillong, Oct 13 (PTI) The body of the 90-year-old man, who was buried alive allegedly by his relatives in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district...

Will examine demand for inquiry into uranium tank leakage: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, Oct 13 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said his government would examine a demand for an independent inquiry into alleged...

Meghalaya defers Garo Hills district council elections due to COVID-19

Shillong, Oct 13 (PTI) The Meghalaya government has decided to postpone the elections to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) for an indefinite...

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for Covid-19, is asymptomatic: Report

Lisbon, Oct 13 (AP/PTI) Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Portuguese soccer federation said on Tuesday. The federation said Ronaldo was doing...

I am very sure about my role when playing for Australia, it changes frequently...

New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI) Australian big-hitter Glenn Maxwell has attributed his inconsistent run in the IPL over eight seasons to frequent changes in...

It was one game that was as close to being perfect: Dhoni

Dubai, Oct 13 (PTI) His teammates had not given him many opportunities to be proud of their performances thus far but on Tuesday Chennai...

Pant has Grade 1 tear; DC may explore option of playing Lalit Yadav

New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI) Delhi Capitals are likely to miss their hard-hitting keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant for a minimum of 7 to 10 days...

Army officer completes Leh-Manali bicycle ride in record time

Mumbai, Oct 13 (PTI) The 472-km road from Leh to Manali is considered a challenge even for motorists and truck drivers because of the...

SC East Bengal rope in defender ‘A-League’ defender Scott Neville

Kolkata, Oct 13 (PTI) SC East Bengal on Tuesday announced the signing of experienced A-League defender Scott Neville on a season-long loan from Brisbane...

SAI and NRAI to jointly bio-secure national shooting camp

New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI) The Karni Singh Range will be divided into four "risk" zones to ensure that Olympic-bound shooters can safely resume...

Climate change means more weather disasters every year, warns UN

Geneva, Oct 13 (AP): In the wake of heat waves, global warming, forest fires, storms, droughts and a rising number of hurricanes, the UN...

Human rights groups oppose China, Russia, Saudis on UN rights body

United Nations, Oct 13 (AP): Human rights groups are urging the UN's 193 member nations to oppose seats on the world organisation's premiere rights...

One-Third Of Chinese City Of 9 Million Swabbed For Virus In Two Days

Beijing, China, Oct 13 (AFP): More than three million swabs have been taken in a matter of days in Qingdao, the Chinese port city...

China Tests Entire City For Virus As WHO Slams Herd Immunity Idea

Beijing, China, Oct 13 (AFP): China rushed Tuesday to test an entire city of nine million within days after a minor coronavirus outbreak, as...

British PM Announces Three-Tier COVID-19 Lockdown System

London, Oct 13 (PTI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday laid out the details of a new graded three-tier system of COVID-19 alert...