Joe Biden names Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

Joe Biden names Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | PTI | Washington

Surprised that Biden picked ‘disrespectful’ Kamala: Trump In a major breankthrough for Indian-Americans in US politics, Joe Biden has picked Senator Kamala Devi Harris as his running mate to woo the Black voters and the influential Indian diaspora who could play a key role in his bid to defeat Donald Trump...

Delhi records 8 deaths, lowest in 2 months

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The national capital recorded 1,257 fresh coronavirus cases, and eight deaths, the lowest in over two months, in the last 24 hours, authorities said on Tuesday. This is the first time in over two months that the daily number of deaths has dropped below 10, said Delhi Government’s health bulletin.  On August 5,...

BJP MP calls BSNL staff ‘traitors’ for delay in services in calamity-hit areas

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PNS | Bengaluru

Former Union Minister and BJP MP from Uttara Kannada Anantkumar Hegde has sparked a major controversy  by calling BSNL employees “traitors” and “anti-nationals” who would be fired as they refused to work. In a video of an event in Kumta in his parliamentary constituency on Monday, the MP was seen saying...

Sushant case: Bihar, Maha slug it out in SC

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Bihar and Maharashtra Governments sparred in the Supreme Court on Tuesday over jurisdiction to probe film star Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. While the late actor’s father told the Supreme Court that the Mumbai Police was not probing his son’s death “in the right direction” even as the Maharashtra Government contended that...

UP XII topper dies in chase by eve-teasers

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | Bulandshahr/Lucknow

A 20-year-old woman, on a visit home from the US where she studied, died in Bulandshahr in a road accident, which her family alleged happened because two motorcycle-borne men were following her two-wheeler and harassing her, officials said on Tuesday. The daughter of a tea-shop owner, Sudiksha Bhati died Monday morning...

Russia 1st to develop corona vaccine amid safety concerns

Russia 1st to develop corona vaccine amid safety concerns

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Amid the race to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, Russia has become the first country in the world to register a vaccine against coronavirus disease. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the approval of a coronavirus vaccine for use on Tuesday, claiming it as a “world first,” and one of his daughters...

Eminent poet Rahat Indori dies during Covid cure

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | Indore

Famous Urdu poet Rahat Indori, whose powerful and lucid poetry filled halls and connected with the young and old alike, died of a heart attack at a hospital here on Tuesday while being treated for Covid-19, his son said. He was 70.         The teacher-turned-poet had been admitted to hospital...

SC: Daughters have equal rights to paternal property

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Holding that daughters cannot be deprived of their right of equality, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that they will have equal rights to inherit joint Hindu family property as sons, saying the amended Hindu Succession act that came in force in 2005 will have retrospective effect. “A daughter always remains...

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