Saturday, January 23, 2021
Frigid wave sweeps Kashmir; loads of locations file sub-zero temperatures

Frigid wave sweeps Kashmir; loads of locations file sub-zero temperatures

Srinagar city recorded a low of minus seven degrees Celsius, down from minus 6.4 degrees Celsius the previous night TopicsJammu and Kashmir | weather forecasts | IMD Minimum temperatures across Kashmir stayed several degrees below the freezing point as an intense cold wave sweeps the region, a meteroelogical department official said on Tuesday. Several water bodies, including the surface…
Plea to beef up compensation for Delhi riots victims: HC seeks govt stand

Plea to beef up compensation for Delhi riots victims: HC seeks govt stand

Communal clashes had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24, 2020 after violence between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled out of control TopicsDelhi High Court | Arvind Kejriwal | Delhi Riots 2020 Communal riots broke out in Delhi in February amid protests against the new citizenship amendment law. The Delhi High Court has sought response of the…
Netaji’s birthday to be marked as ‘Parakram Diwas’ yearly: Govt

Netaji’s birthday to be marked as ‘Parakram Diwas’ yearly: Govt

The Ministry of Culture on Tuesday said that the government has decided to celebrate the birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose that falls on January 23 as 'Parakram Diwas' from now on every year. "To honour and remember Netaji's indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation. The government of India has decided to dedicate…
Magnitude 6.4 quake shakes aspects of Argentina and Chile, no peril reported

Magnitude 6.4 quake shakes aspects of Argentina and Chile, no peril reported

The US Geological Survey said the quake on late Monday had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and its epicentre was 27.6 kilometres (17 miles) southwest of the town of Porcito TopicsArgentina | Earthquake | Chile AP  |  Santiago (Chile)  Last Updated at January 19, 2021 10:58 IST Representational Image A powerful earthquake struck in northwestern Argentina near the border…
Zero visibility in aspects of Delhi attributable to very dense fog, traffic affected

Zero visibility in aspects of Delhi attributable to very dense fog, traffic affected

Very dense fog blanketed parts of Delhi on Tuesday, reducing visibility to zero metres and affecting traffic movement,the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The minimum temperature dropped to 6.9 degrees Celsius as northwesterly winds from the snow-clad western Himalayas have started blowing towards the plains, an IMD official said. On Monday, Delhi's minimum temperature stood…
PM to receive Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Segment-II, Surat Metro on the present time

PM to receive Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Segment-II, Surat Metro on the present...

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is scheduled to perform the Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project on Monday via video conferencing. "Today is a landmark day for two of Gujarat's leading urban centres. The Bhoomi Poojan of Surat Metro and Phase-2 of the Ahmedabad Metro would take place…
Farmers’ assert LIVE: SC hearing on farmers’ tractor rally on R-Day on the present time

Farmers’ assert LIVE: SC hearing on farmers’ tractor rally on R-Day on the present...

Farmers' protest LIVE updates Day 54: The Supreme Court told the Centre on Monday that the proposed tractor rally on the Republic Day by farmers protesting against the new farm laws is a law and order matter and Delhi Police is the first authority to decide who should be allowed to enter the national capital.…
Most contemporary data LIVE updates: Delhi, Rajasthan colleges to reopen from at the present time

Most contemporary data LIVE updates: Delhi, Rajasthan colleges to reopen from at the present...

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat election result 2021: Stones were pelted at BJP workers who were part of a rally attended by Union Minister Debasree Chaudhuri, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh and Suvendu Adhikari in Kolkata earlier today. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee kicked off the Trinamool Congress's campaign for the assembly elections on Monday, announcing…
Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches home within the second attempt

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches home within the second attempt

The two-stage rocket carried a cluster of very small satellites known as CubeSats developed and built as part of a NASA educational program involving U.S. universities TopicsVirgin Group | Richard Branson | NASA AP  |  Los Angeles  Last Updated at January 18, 2021 07:05 IST Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration…
Top headlines: WhatsApp defers privateness phrases, low turnout for Covid shot

Top headlines: WhatsApp defers privateness phrases, low turnout for Covid shot

From WhatsApp deferring privacy terms to low turnout for the Covid shot, Business Standard brings you the top headlines Topicstop news of the day | whatsapp | Coronavirus Vaccine BS Web Team  Last Updated at January 18, 2021 07:58 IST Low turnout for the shot as six states vaccinate 17,000 on Sunday As India rolled out Covid-19 vaccines, many…