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Naveen urges Centre to accord classical status to Odissi music

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Centre to accord classical status to Odissi music to fulfil the long cherished dream of music lovers of Odisha and the country.

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Moderate intensity temblor hits Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST

A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale, shook Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, even as the authorities said no loss or life property was reported from anywhere so far.

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Longer polling time, online nominations: How COVID is affecting Bihar polls!

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

In what will be India's first full fledged election ever since the deadly COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, polling for the 243 Assembly seats in Bihar will take place in 3 phases between October 28

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Lancet cautions India on giving "too much positive spin" to Covid-19

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

The renowned medical journal, Lancet has criticised India on the danger of presenting the current situation in India with too positive a spin. It not only clouds reality but also hampers vital public

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In veiled reference to RS, Om Birla talks about Dignity of Chair

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 AM IST

Dignity of the House and its Chair is an important aspect of the parliamentary system, said Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla as he stressed that it is the duty of all members to respect the highest values t

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ED tightens noose around Kerala CPI-M leader's son

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST

After questioning Bineesh Kodiyeri, the son of CPI-M Kerala State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on September 9 for over 11 hours, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday sent him a notice under

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Major fire in Narela shoe factory, no casualty

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST

Major fire was reported from a shoe factory in Narela industrial area on Friday night. At least 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the inferno.

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Women killed, two daughters injured by relative over family dispute

Kolkata |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 AM IST

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly killed and two of her daughters were critically injured by a relative over a family dispute, police said.

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CBI books 4 former CBSE officers in illegal recruitment scam

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 AM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has filed a case against then Joint Secretary, two Assistant Secretaries, and one more official of the Central Board of Secondary Educa

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Punjab to K'taka, Punjab to Tripura -- India witnesses farmer's angst (Evening Roundup)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

Rail roko in Punjab, blockades in Haryana, agitations in Maharashtra and scattered protests in Uttar Pradesh -- India saw farmers question the recently passed three agricultural Bills that they percei

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Assam govt to invest Rs 200 cr to boost tea industry

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

To boost Assam's tea industry, the state government on Friday announced four schemes with collective investment of Rs 200 crore, Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

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Cyclist hit by van in Delhi, dies

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST

A 40-year-old cyclist has died in a road accident here after a speeding van hit him from behind at Lala Lajpat Rai Marg in the Nizamuddin area, police said.

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