UN: Boat capsizes near Libya; 24 migrants presumed dead

UN: Boat capsizes near Libya; 24 migrants presumed dead

Cairo: The UN migration agency said Tuesday that a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, leaving at least two dozen people drowned or missing and presumed dead, the latest shipwreck off the North African country. Safa Msehli, a spokesperson for the International Organization for Migration, told The Associated […]

China’s attempt to unilaterally alter status quo not at all acceptable: Rajnath on border stand-off

China’s attempt to unilaterally alter status quo not at all acceptable: Rajnath on border stand-off

New Delhi Firmly articulating the country’s position on the tense border row with China in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Beijing has been very clearly conveyed that any attempt to “unilaterally” change the status quo along the Line of Actual Control is not at all acceptable, and that India’s armed forces […]

83,809 new COVID cases, 1,054 deaths in India

83,809 new COVID cases, 1,054 deaths in India

India’s novel coronavirus tally crossed 49 lakh on Tuesday with 83,809 new cases, while 38.59 lakh people have recuperated so far, taking the recovery rate to 78.28 per cent, the Health Ministry said. The death toll rose to 80,776 with 1,054 more people succumbing to the infection. The case fatality rate stands at 1.64 per […]

social worker Swami Agnivesh passes away

social worker Swami Agnivesh passes away

Noted social activist and Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh, who was suffering from liver cirrhosis for a long time, died of multi-organ failure at a Delhi hospital, doctors said. He died just 10 days short of his 81st birthday. Agnivesh was critically ill and admitted to an ICU of the Institute of Liver and Biliary […]

Mumbai court rejects Rhea Chakraborty’s bail

Mumbai court rejects Rhea Chakraborty’s bail

Narcotics Control Bureau officers take Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty, who has been sent in judicial custody till September 22 by a local court, to Byculla women jail, in Mumbai, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Actress Rhea Chakraborty will continue to remain in jail as a special court in Mumbai on Friday denied her bail. Her brother […]

Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB in drug case

Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB in drug case

Actress Rhea Chakraborty, the girlfriend of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau after three days of questioning in connection with drugs case linked to the death of Rajput. Rhea is already under the CBI scannner, as the investigating agency has been probing the mysterious death of the actor. […]

COVID-19: India reports 89,706 fresh cases

COVID-19: India reports 89,706 fresh cases

infections being reported in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally went past 43 lakh, while 33,98,844 people have recuperated from the disease so far pushing the national recovery rate to 77.77 per cent on Wednesday, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 43,70,128, while the death toll rose […]

Sushant case: NCB arrests alleged drug dealer in Mumbai

Sushant case: NCB arrests alleged drug dealer in Mumbai

The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested an alleged contraband dealer and detained another in connection with the drugs trafficking case linked to the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, officials said on Wednesday. The arrested man has been identified by the federal anti-narcotics agency as Zaid Vilatra. Indian currency worth Rs 9,55,750 and foreign […]