As per the Mumbai Fire Department, the man jumped from the 19th floor of the building. The fire was reported around 12 noon. Continue reading Fire breaks out at Mumbai high-rise, man jumps to death
“As a neighbour and as a well-wisher and friend, I conveyed to them what sort of steps they could take to enhance their international acceptability”, said Qureshi. Pakistan’s intelligence chief also accompanied the foreign minister in this short visit to Kabul.
India touched the 100 crore Covid-19 vaccine milestone even as daily cases spiked to 18,454 on Thursday. China reached the one billion mark in June.
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will launch a song composed by singer Kailash Kher and an audio-visual film at the Red Fort today. Continue reading India set to cross 1 billion Covid jab milestone today celebrations planned
In a statement given to Persian Independent, an Afghan women’s volleyball national junior team coach confirmed that the Talibanis allegedly killed a volleyball player. According to the coach, the young star player of the national volleyball team, Mahjabeen Hakimi was beheaded by the Taliban in Kabul. Continue reading Women Volleyball player beheaded by Taliban
He was virtually addressing a joint conference of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at Kevadia in Gujarat. Continue reading Previous government lacked will to fight corruption, says PM Modi
The 23-year-old son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan is accused and is in the focus of the case. He has been in Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail since October 8 and will remain there for now. His lawyers will approach the Bombay High Court for bail. Continue reading Aryan Khan is still not getting bail, further his lawyers will head to High Court
At least 34 people are dead as heavy rainfall battered Uttarakhand for a third straight day today, leaving authorities fearing for the lives of many more who may be trapped under debris and in flooded areas.
Hundreds of people have protested, calling for an end to religious violence that has gripped the country for four days. Atleast six people have died, local media reported, as police have fought to restrain angry mobs. Continue reading Hundreds protest in Bangladesh over religious violence
The National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) and defence forces have been pressed into rescue and relief operations in Kerala, where heavy rains since Friday triggered landslides and floods, killing 26 people. Of the 26 deaths, 13 were reported from Kottayam, nine from Idukki and four from Alappuzha district.
Malpass congratulated Sitharaman on India’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign and thanked her for India’s international role in vaccine production and distribution.
India was ranked 101 in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) for 2021 from 94 in the previous year, trailing behind its South Asian neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Communal violence broke out in several places in Bangladesh on Wednesday after news broke on social media about the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja venue on the bank of Nanuar Dighi.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh conducted the final breakthrough blast of the Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh through a video conference and flagged of a 20,000 km long motorcycle expedition of the BRO on Thursday. Continue reading Rajnath Singh conducts final breakthrough blast of Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh
The Central government has decided to increase the time limit for abortion under some special cases. Now, some categories of women and special cases will be allowed to terminate their pregnancies at 24 weeks of gestation, as opposed to 20 weeks, which was the gestations period allowed earlier.