Monthly Archive: July 2020

Happy Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Eid Mubarak Wishes

Happy Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Eid Mubarak Wishes

Saudi Arabia has announced the celebration of Bakrid on 31 July 2020 while Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid has said that Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated a day later in India,...

More than 55 lakh affected in Assam, Bihar floods

More than 55 lakh affected in Assam, Bihar floods

Flood situation remained grim in Bihar where swollen rivers originating in Nepal and flowing through the states northern districts have affected more than 45 lakh people so far, the disaster management department said on...

Raj MLAs shifted to Jaisalmer hotel; BJP takes dig

Raj MLAs shifted to Jaisalmer hotel; BJP takes dig

Fearing “horse-trading” ahead of the assembly session, the Rajasthan Congress on Friday shifted the party MLAs to Jaisalmer from Jaipur where they had been staying at a hotel for over a fortnight. Targeting the...

Punjab hooch tragedy: 8 held as toll mounts to 38

Punjab hooch tragedy: 8 held as toll mounts to 38

The Punjab police on Friday arrested seven more bootleggers from Amritsar rural, Batala and Tarn Taran districts in over 40 raids conducted by five teams as the toll in the hooch tragedy mounted to...

Farmer’s trial bears fruits, apples blossom in Kutch

Farmer’s trial bears fruits, apples blossom in Kutch

If its dates have filled you with sweetness, now let a Kutchi apple a day help you keep all ailments at bay. No, don’t read the sentence again as apple farming is indeed being...

Rs 3,000/vial Remdesivir sold for Rs 12,000 in TN

Rs 3,000/vial Remdesivir sold for Rs 12,000 in TN

Anti-viral drug Remdesivir, much in demand to treat Covid-19 infections, is being sold at more than three times its price in Tamil Nadu as unscrupulous agents resort to profiteering during the pandemic. A vial...

5 ‘mandaps’, 161-ft high: Nagara-style of architecture for Ram temple

5 ‘mandaps’, 161-ft high: Nagara-style of architecture for Ram temple

Ram Mandir, coming up at the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya, will now have five-domed ‘mandaps’ and one ‘shikhar’, making the temple a whopping 161 feet high. The temple, which will take around three to...

How these Colombians burgled 31 houses in B’luru

How these Colombians burgled 31 houses in B’luru

They scaled walls and hopped across rooftops to commit burglaries, while their female aide identified the houses. Interrogation of three Colombian nationals — with the help of a Kannada-Spanish translator — over four months...

Live: Cops not allowed to deliver notices to MLAs

Live: Cops not allowed to deliver notices to MLAs

Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra has agreed to CM Gehlot’s revised proposal for an assembly session from Aug 14. Meanwhile, there has been some indications of a thaw between the Sachin PIlot and Ashok Gehlot...

China border row: Govt licenses TV imports to boost local production

China border row: Govt licenses TV imports to boost local production

In a move aimed at promoting domestic manufacturing, the government on Thursday decided to license the import of fully-built televisions sets by putting them on the “restricted” list. The move will make it difficult...

Sanjay Manjrekar requests IPL commentary stint

Sanjay Manjrekar requests IPL commentary stint

In a short e-mail (a copy is with TOI) to the Apex Council members of the BCCI (it’s his second e-mail in this regard) recently, Sanjay Manjrekar has assured the Board mandarins that he...

Positivity rate: K’taka, Bihar, Bengal and Andhra emerge as new hotspots

Positivity rate: K’taka, Bihar, Bengal and Andhra emerge as new hotspots

Maharashtra continues to top the positivity rate chart but new states have emerged as hotspots over the 14-day period from July 15 to July 28. Following Maharashtra with a positivity rate of 21% are...

Burglars take just four bottles from liquor shop

Burglars take just four bottles from liquor shop

Only four liquor bottles were found missing from a Tasmac shop in Mamallapuram that a group of burglars broke open on Wednesday night. Read more here:: India News Times

UK scientists to immunize hundreds with vaccine

UK scientists to immunize hundreds with vaccine

“It’s well tolerated.There aren’t any side effects,” he said, adding it was still very early in the study. Read more here:: India News Times

In India, a diminished Nissan bets big on Magnite

In India, a diminished Nissan bets big on Magnite

By any measure, Nissan Motor Co Ltd has had a dreadful run in India. A push to revive its lower-end Datsun brand flopped, sales have slumped 60% over the past five years and its...

Gehlot camp MLAs to be shifted to Jaisalmer

Gehlot camp MLAs to be shifted to Jaisalmer

The MLAs of the Ashok Gehlot camp, who have been staying at a hotel on the Jaipur- Delhi Highway amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, will be shifted to Jaisalmer on Friday, Congress...