Delhi’s COVID death toll jumps to 82 in last 24 hours

New Delhi, May 29  Delhi’s COVID-19 death tally has jumped by 82 in the last 24 hours, due to inclusion of 69 deaths that were reported late, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday. He said 13 deaths occurred on Friday while the remaining 69 took place in the last 34 days and were […]

GoI likely to allow states more say after lockdown 4.0

GoI likely to allow states more say after lockdown 4.0

NEW DELHI: The government of India is likely to retain a limited role and allow states and union territories to take decisions on whether to tighten or give additional relaxations in the nationwide lockdown in their respective jurisdictions from June 1, officials said on Friday. The central government may, however, advise state authorities to continue […]

India, China reject Trump’s offer to mediate on border row

India, China reject Trump’s offer to mediate on border row

New Delhi: India and China on Thursday said they are engaged with each other to peacefully resolve the ongoing border row, signalling an indication that it was not open to accepting US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate between the two Asian giants to end their military standoff in eastern Ladakh. “We are engaged with […]

Wife of Soz moves SC against his house detention

Wife of Soz moves SC against his house detention

New Delhi: The wife of former Union minister and senior Jammu and Kashmir Congress leader Saifuddin Soz moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking he be produced before the court as also the quashing of the order by which he has been under house arrest since August 5 last year. Mumtazunnisa Soz, wife of the […]

LPG truck catches fire, multiple cylinder explode triggering panic along Srinagar-Jammu highway

Jammu: Dozens of LPG cylinders exploded in over 45 minutes after a truck carrying these caught fire on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district, triggering panic among locals, officials said. Vehicular movement on the highway was restricted temporarily after the incident rattled the Tikri area, they said. The truck’s driver, Ujjal Singh, escaped unhurt and […]

PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over border standoff with China: Trump

PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over border standoff with China: Trump

WASHINGTON: Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, US President Donald Trump has said that he spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is not in a “good mood” over the “big conflict” between the two countries. Interacting with journalists in the Oval Office of the White House on […]

Investigators find Rs 30 million in wreckage of crashed Pak aircraft

Investigators find Rs 30 million in wreckage of crashed Pak aircraft

Karachi: Investigators and rescue officials have found around Rs 30 million in cash in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines’ aircraft that crashed wth 99 people on board, killing 97 people, including nine children. Flight PK-8303 from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area near Karachi International Airport on Friday, with only two […]

14 Afghan security force members killed in attack claimed by Taliban

14 Afghan security force members killed in attack claimed by Taliban

KABUL: Taliban fighters stormed an Afghan border post Friday, killing at least 14 security force members, the insurgents and officials said, the latest in a series of attacks since the end of a brief ceasefire. Despite the clashes, Afghan authorities have vowed to press on with efforts to help reduce violence following the temporary pause […]