Chandigarh reports one death, 156 test positive in tricity

Chandigarh, Oct. 30 -- A 21-year-old woman succumbed to Covid in Chandigarh on Thursday, while Mohali and Panchkula reported no casualties. The UT health department said the woman, who was a resident... Read More

Festive season: Mohali DC orders extensive testing

Mohali, Oct. 30 -- In view of the probability of higher Covid-19 transmission during the ongoing festival season, deputy commissioner Girish Dayalan has directed the civil surgeon's office to conduct ... Read More

Testing labourers huge challenge in Panchkula

Panchkula, Oct. 30 -- Tracking and convincing labourers, who have returned in thousands to Panchkula district this October, to give samples for Covid-19 testing is proving to be a major headache for t... Read More

Twitter, FB, Google CEOs reject accusations of political bias

Washington, Oct. 30 -- Under fire from US President Donald Trump and his allies, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google rebuffed accusations of anti-conservative bias at Senate hearing and promised ... Read More

Anonymous writer who exposed Trump chaos reveals identity

Washington, Oct. 30 -- A former official of the US homeland security department revealed himself as the "Anonymous" author of a bombshell 2018 Op-Ed chronicling deep disaffection among senior members ... Read More

Militants gun down 3 BJP workers in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct. 30 -- Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists, including a youth wing general secretary, were shot dead by militants in south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Thursday. "At 8.20 pm, K... Read More

Amritsar to Nanded flight from Nov 10

AMRITSAR, Oct. 30 -- Air India's direct flight connecting two religious cities-Amritsar and Nanded-will restart from November 10 following improvement in Covid pandemic situation. Union minister of c... Read More

I-T dept plans mobile app for taxpayers

India, Oct. 30 -- The income-tax (I-T) department plans to allow taxpayers to rectify any errors in their auto-generated financial statements through the e-filing portal, and launch a mobile app for a... Read More

Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel dies

India, Oct. 30 -- Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, who played a pivotal role in strengthening the BJP in the state, died in Ahmedabad on Thursday after prolonged illness, his family said... Read More

19th century water-colour painting of Golden Temple, Maharani Jindan Kaur's jewellery auctioned in London

London, Oct. 30 -- A 19th century large panoramic water-colour view of the Golden Temple and jewellery once owned by Maharani Jindan Kaur are among several Indian artefacts sold in auction for hundred... Read More