New Delhi, Jan 15: India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,05,27,683 with 15,590 people testing positive for the infection in a day, while recoveries have surged to 1,01,62,738, according to Union health ministry data updated on Friday.
Jammu, October 15: Nizamia Education Group (NEG) formally started counselling process for students eligible for free education under Nizamia Scholarship in Jammu.
New Delhi, September 27: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced on Sunday that entrance tests for admission to 126 undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes will commence from October 10.
New Delhi, Sep 22: The Union Home Ministry has sought applications from the spouse and children of victims of terrorist attacks for pursuing MBBS and BDS courses in medical and dental colleges under the central pool.
Jammu, September 21: To sensitize Principals/ Headmasters and staff members about the various guidelines and processes related to reopening of schools, the Directorate of School Education Jammu in collaboration with Bharti Foundation organized a webinar, here today.
New Delhi, Sep 20 Determined efforts should be made to make Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, innovation and learning by implementing the new National Education Policy (NEP) in letter and spirit, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 19: The new National Education Policy (NEP) aims to reorient the education system towards meeting the needs of the 21st century by achieving the twin objectives of inclusion and excellence, President Ram Nath Kovind said Saturday.
Srinagar, Sep 14: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday congratulated two residents of the union territory for scoring high percentiles in the prestigious JEE Mains examination.
Kolkata, September 07: West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday said the new National Education Policy (NEP) undermines the country's federal structure, and it will not be implemented in the state any time soon.
Kolkata, September 02: Appearing for the JEE (Mains) during the pandemic cost the parents of Ayan Roy Mahapatra Rs 25,000 to cover a distance of 365 km from Malda to Kolkata.
Coimbatore, September 01: In order to draw the attention of the powers that be, a group of students, belonging to the Students Federation of India, on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to a photograph of former Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa, seeking cancellation of the NEET.
New Delhi, Jan 15: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday led the party's protest in the national capital in support of the agitating farmers, and said his party will not relent till the new farm laws are repealed.
New Delhi, Dec 24: There is "no democracy in India" and it exists "only in imagination", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged after meeting President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday and demanded a joint session of Parliament to repeal the three agri laws.
New Delhi, Dec 9: The AAP on Wednesday alleged that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's movement is still "restricted" and the main gate of his residence remains closed by the Delhi Police, which denied the charge.
Kolkata, Dec 9: BJP president J P Nadda Wednesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being synonymous with "intolerance", and exuded confidence about forming the next government in the state with more than 200 seats.
New Delhi, Dec 8: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday alleged that the Delhi Police has put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal under house arrest after he met protesting farmers at the Singhu border, a claim denied by the city police.
New Delhi, Dec 7: The benefits of the new farm laws could have been better communicated by the BJP to farmers if some parties had not opposed the legislation for the sake of opposing the government, feel some BJP leaders from Punjab and Haryana.
New Delhi, Dec 2: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Centre over its claim of doubling farmers' income and alleged that their income has in fact "halved" under the "suit-boot" government, while that of its crony friends has grown four times.
Ahmedabad, Oct 27: Angered over PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's recent remarks about the scrapping of Article 370, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Monday said the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir should move to Pakistan with family if she doesn't like India and its laws.
Mumbai, Oct 26: Hitting out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for his comments at a rally, actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday described him as the worse product of nepotism and said her state Himachal Pradesh is the land of the gods not ganja fields'.
Patna, Oct 26: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan Monday alleged corruption in Nitish Kumars flagship 'Saat Nishchay' (seven resolves) scheme and said if voted to power he will get it probed and send to jail those found guilty, including the chief minister.
New Delhi, Oct 26: Hitting out at the Congress for its criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief JP Nadda on Monday said the more the opposition party and its leaders "lie" and "hate" Modi, the more people will support him.
Jammu, Oct 24: Asking former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to desist from making highly provocative and irresponsible remarks on the national flag, the Congress unit in the Union Territory on Saturday strongly condemned the PDP chief's statement on the tricolour.
Mumbai, Dec 15: Critically-acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi-led drama "Kaagaz" is set to premiere on ZEE5 on January 7.
Mumbai, Dec 1 (PTI) Music maestro A R Rahman says he was lucky enough to have some of the best mentors in his career and now he wants to extend the same help to budding talent from India as the ambassador of BAFTA's Breakthrough Initiative'.
Mumbai, Nov 22: A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded comedian Bharti Singh and husband Harsh Limbachiya, arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau following the seizure of drugs from their house here, to judicial custody till December 4.
The court will hear their bail pleas on Monday.
Mumbai, Nov 17: Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday announced that she has been appointed as the ambassador of positive change by British Fashion Council (BFC).
Mumbai, Nov 14: Bollywood star Manoj Bajpayee says it is important for budding actors to undergo proper training before joining the film industry as acting is a forgiving profession with no second chances.
Mumbai, Nov 8: With dynamics changing after every film release, actor Arjun Kapoor says the film industry is a fickle place, where one can't afford to take stardom too seriously.
Mumbai: Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who is venturing into film production with Akshay Kumar-starrer "Laxmi", says it was a natural progression rather than a calculated career move.
Mumbai: Popular YouTuber Bhuvan Bam said he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his fans to not take the pandemic lightly.
The 26-year-old comedian said he wasn't feeling well and got himself tested for COVID-19.
"I've not been feeling well for the last few days.
New Delhi, Oct 31: Filmmaker-actor Jon Favreau says George Lucas' "Star Wars" franchise has been a huge creative "influence" on him while growing up.
Mumbai, Oct 28 (PTI) The CBI on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that Rhea Chakraborty's accusation that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters obtained a fake medical prescription for him was "mostly speculative".
Mumbai, Oct 28: Mumbai Police have traced the man who allegedly stabbed TV actress Malvi Malhotra with a knife, but he is yet to be arrested as he is hospitalised, a police official said on Wednesday.
Chennai, Oct 26: Popular actress Shruti Haasan doesn't seem to be too worried about not having acted in more Bollywood movies since debuting with the Soham Shah directed Hindi film 'Luck' in 2009.
Her last Hindi film release was 'Behen Hogi Teri' in 2017.
Brisbane, Jan 15: A fifth Test hundred in his kitty against a "very disciplined" bowling attack but Australia's Marnus Labuschagne was still a disappointed man on the opening day of the fourth Test against India here as the knock was not "big" enough for him.
Brisbane, Jan 15: Pacer Thangarasu Natarajan, who came to Australia as a net bowler, on Friday became the first Indian cricketer to make his international debut across all three formats during the same tour.
Canberra: Ravindra Jadeja "felt dizzy" after the completion of the Indian innings which resulted in Yuzvendra Chahal showing everyone how to be ready for opportunities that can come at any hour, India batsman Sanju Samson said.
Sydney: India skipper Virat Kohli questioned his team's body language after the opening ODI loss to Australia and said Hardik Pandya not being fit to bowl is affecting the side's balance as he doesn't have enough all-rounders at his disposal.
Christchurch, Nov 26: Six touring Pakistan cricketers have tested positive for COVID-19 here, New Zealand Cricket announced on Thursday, alleging a breach of the bio-secure protocol by the visitors who have been asked not train in quarantine and issued a "final warning".
New Delhi, Nov 18: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels Rohit Sharma leading the Indian Test team against Australia in Virat Kohli's absence is a no brainer and the-much awaited series will be his "best chance" to stake a claim for captaincy in one of the limited-overs formats.
New Delhi: Former India opener and two-time IPL champion skipper Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli's non-performance as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain should lead to his removal from the hot seat as it is now a question of accountability.
Dubai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma may have lost a bit of touch due to an injury-forced absence and Delhi Capitals would look to exploit that when the two teams clash in the IPL Qualifier, says opener, Shikhar Dhawan.
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1: Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the IPL next year. The World Cup-winning captain confirmed it himself at the toss of Chennai Super Kings' final game of the season here on Sunday.
Jammu, October 26: Sai Baba Cricket Club (SBCC) clinched Narveh Premier League trophy by defeating Rajiv-Sameer Cricket Club (RSCC) during the final match at sprawling Country Cricket Stadium, Ambgorta on Sunday.
New Delhi: India's first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev underwent angioplasty after suffering a heart attack but is "well on the road to recovery" and likely to be discharged in the next couple of days.
Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday said as many as nine players, including a few from the national team, and three officials breached its bio-secure bubble during the ongoing National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi.
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New Delhi, Dec 3: The Supreme Court Thursday expressed concern over the violations of the COVID-19 guidelines on wearing of face masks at public places, non-adherence of social distancing norms and sought suggestions for their strict implementation.
New Delhi, Dec 2: Delhi recorded 3,944 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the national capital to over 5.78 lakh on Wednesday, while 82 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 9,342, authorities said.
Washington, Oct 23: The initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown, which was imposed through March and April in several countries, may have dramatically altered people's personal eating and sleeping habits, according to a new study based on a first-of-its-kind global survey.
New Delhi, Oct 10: The Delhi government on Saturday ordered shifting of all COVID-19 patients from civic-run Hindu Rao Hospital to its own facilities, days after the resident doctors went on a "symbolic indefinite strike" over non-payment of their due salaries for the last three months.
Jammu, October 04: The Government on Sunday informed that 878 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 456 from Jammu division and 422 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 79106.
Srinagar, September 29: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 18 more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, taking their number to 1,164, while 1,081 new cases pushed the infection tally in the Union territory to 74,095, officials said.
Dubai, September 29: COVID-19 disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels, according to a new study which says low levels of the hormone could be a cause for poor prognosis following a positive test for the novel coronavirus.
New Delhi, Sep 24: Skipper Virat Kohli explained how the Yo-Yo test helped Indian cricketers aim for high-level fitness when Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him about the mandatory running aerobic fitness routine.
Jammu, Sep 22: The Jammu and Kashmir administration will install 150 CCTV cameras in government medical college (GMC) hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility here, to closely monitor its performance, officials said.
New Delhi, September 21: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said 30 per cent of the COVID-19 patients admitted to city hospitals are from other states and most of them have been occupying ICU beds at private facilities.
New Delhi, Sep 19: The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed a legislation that provides for up to five years in jail for those attacking doctors and healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak or during any situation akin to the current pandemic.
Houston: Researchers have created the smallest memory device yet, an advance that may lead to faster, smaller, and more energy-efficient electronic chips for consumer electronics and brain-inspired computing.
Jammu, August 26th: 5G technologies promise to bring along immense opportunities to revolutionize our lives, it also holds special importance for Industries as 5G can play a key role in achieving goals of Industrial Automation.
New Delhi, August 24: Researchers from the National Institute of Technology in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli have isolated predominant strains of marine microalgal species for their potential for biofuel production, according to a statement on Monday.
New Delhi, August 24: Some dwarf galaxies form new stars 10-100 times faster than the Milky Way galaxy, states a study by scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES).
New Delhi, August 18: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is working to launch a program that will help scale up start-ups in the country, a senior official said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, July 30: The country's cybersecurity agency has issued an alert against Android malware, dubbed 'BlackRock', that has the potential to "steal" banking and other confidential data of a user.
Kolkata, July 18: Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an advanced weather forecast system to help farmers in agricultural activities and reduce climatic risks, an official said on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 09: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a Southern Railway Signal & Telecommunication engineer has developed a device to remind people to maintain at least a three metre distance from each other.
Washington, Jun 20: The US Senate has confirmed eminent Indian-American scientist Dr Sethuraman Panchanathan as the Director of the National Science Foundation, a top American body supporting fundamental research in non-medical fields of science and engineering.
Kanpur, June 17: Cells in our body are surrounded by a lipid membrane structure, which works as the cell boundary. There are specific classes of protein molecules that are embedded in this membrane called receptors. These proteins act as messenger of information across the membrane.
New Delhi, June 17: As the world gradually adapts to the new challenges created by the ongoing pandemic, companies too have found ways to carry out their business continuity programmes.
Mumbai, Jan 15: Equity benchmark Sensex dropped over 200 points in early trade on Friday tracking losses in index majors Infosys, HDFC Bank and TCS amid weak cues from global markets.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 246.16 points or 0.50 per cent lower at 49,338.
Mumbai, Jan 15: The rupee opened on a flat note and depreciated 3 paise to 73.07 against the US dollar in opening trade on Friday tracking the muted opening in domestic equities.
At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 73.
Mumbai, Dec 24: Climbing for the second straight session, the rupee darted up 21 paise to end at 73.55 against the US dollar on Thursday amid sustained foreign fund inflows and positive domestic equities.
Mumbai, Dec 9: Equity benchmark Sensex soared 495 points to cross the 46,000-level for the first time on Wednesday amid persistent foreign fund inflows and positive cues from global markets.
After touching a record intra-day high of 46,164.10, the 30-share BSE index ended 494.
Mumbai/ New Delhi, Dec 3: In an unprecedented move, the Reserve Bank has temporarily barred HDFC Bank from launching digital banking initiatives and issuing new credit cards after taking a serious view of service outages at the country's largest private sector lender over the last two years.
Mumbai, Dec 2: The rupee pared its initial gains and settled for the day 13 paise lower at 73.81 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday, tracking muted domestic equities.
At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit witnessed a highly volatile trading session. It opened at 73.
Mumbai, Dec 2: The BSE Sensex retreated from record highs to close 37 points lower on Wednesday due to profit booking in banking and infrastructure stocks by cautious investors after the recent rally.
The 30-share barometer closed lower by 37.40 points or 0.08 per cent at 44,618.04.
New Delhi: The Indian economy is coming out of the pandemic-induced degrowth and GDP growth will enter the positive territory in the fourth quarter of this fiscal, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.
Mumbai, Nov 27: The rupee snapped its five-day winning streak to finish 17 paise lower at 74.05 against the US dollar on Friday, weighed by subdued sentiment due to weak domestic equities.
Mumbai, Nov 17: The rupee appreciated by 24 paise to 74.38 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday, tracking positive domestic equities amid improved risk appetite.
Forex dealers said a weak dollar overseas supported the local unit.
Tokyo: Shares started out the week on a strong footing after the Standard & Poors 500 hit a fresh high on Friday, with strong robust from Japan and China fuelling optimism over economic recoveries even as coronavirus caseloads surpass earlier records.
New Delhi, Nov 13: Gold prices on Friday rose Rs 241 to Rs 50,425 per 10 gram on festival buying on account of the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras and Diwali, according to HDFC Securities.
The precious metal had closed at Rs 50,184 per 10 gram in the previous trade.