Pakistan Minister says new restrictions to be imposed in major cities amid rising COVID-19 cases

Islamabad, Aug. 3 -- Pakistan's Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Monday said new restrictions will be imposed in several major cities in the country to ... Read More

India daily COVID-19 tally drops, 30,549 new cases recorded in past 24 hours

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- India's daily tally dropped as 30,549 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Tuesday. 38,887patients recovered during t... Read More

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma participates in programme organised to pray for Lovlina Borgohain

Guwahati, Aug. 3 -- Lovlina Borgohain the ace boxer who has become the first Assamese to secure a medal in the history of 125 years of Olympic Games, would bout in the semi final on Wednesday to secur... Read More

US announces programme to offer refuge to Afghans who aided Americans

Washington, Aug. 3 -- The US government on Monday announced a new programme to give certain Afghan nationals and their eligible family members.a chance to resettle in America as refugees. "Today, the... Read More

Domestic violence case filed against Yo Yo Honey Singh by wife, court sends notice to rapper

Mumbai, Aug. 3 -- A case of domestic violence has been lodged against popular Bollywood rapper-singer Yo Yo Honey Singh by his wife Shalini Talwar under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence ... Read More

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter underway between militants and security forces in Bandipora

Srinagar, Aug. 3 -- An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Tuesday, police said. Acting on a specific information about the presence of... Read More

UAE eases travel restrictions for Indians and travellers of five other countries

Dubai, Aug. 3 -- United Arab Emirates will lift restrictions on the entry of passengers from India and five other countries, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tues... Read More

India go down 2-5 against Belgium in men's hockey semi final at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, Aug. 3 -- Riding on a fine hat-trick by renowned drag flicker Alexander Hendrickx, favourite Belgium beat India 5- 2 in the first semi final of the men's hockey at the Olympics Tuesday. After ... Read More

Covid19: Centre reluctant on granting Moderna, Pfizer immunity from lawsuits, liability; excluded them from vaccination plan

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- All US-based Covid-19 vaccine makers are insisting on protection from lawsuits and liability and India is reluctant to allow their entry on these conditions, delaying their availa... Read More

Policeman among two injured in militant firing in Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug. 3 -- A Jammu and Kashmir policeman and a civilian were injured when militants opened indiscriminate firing in the downtown Srinagar on Tuesday evening. Official sources said militants ... Read More