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Bengal Madhyamik results on Wednesday: Mamata
KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) Board Madhyamik Class 10 results for 2020 will be declared on Wednesday.
Karnataka allows all to buy, own farmland
BENGALURU: Karnataka has made changes to the Land Reforms Act 1961 through an ordinance to allow non-agriculturists to buy and own farmland for farming, according to an official here on Tuesday.
Family of four found dead in UP
BARABANKI: Four members of a family were found dead inside their rented house at Awas Vikas area of Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki on Tuesday.
After Pilot sacking, Cong leaders hail his contribution to party

NEW DELHI: After the removal of Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress chief, many party leaders sided with him, recalling his work to strengthen the party.

Tech Mahindra airlifts staff stranded in US

HYDERABAD: A special chartered flight of Tech Mahindra from the US landed here on Tuesday with 210 employees and dependents.

Covid-19 infectees deliver healthy babies in Gorakhpur

GORAKHPUR: Four Covid-19 positive women have delivered healthy babies at the BRD Medical College, here, in the past three days.

Record 43 deaths in 1 day take AP Covid toll past 400

AMARAVATI: The overall COVID-19 death toll in Andhra Pradesh shot up to 408 following a record 43 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 a.

J&K BJP chief Ravinder Raina tests corona positive

JAMMU: Ravinder Raina, president of the Jammu and Kashmir BJP party tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, doctors said.

2 killed in Maharashtra steel factory blast

RAIGAD: Two persons were killed and one injured seriously when a blast took place in a steel factory in Raigad's Khopoli area early on Tuesday morning, officials said.

SC hints at panel to probe Dubey's encounter killing
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday hinted at forming a committee to probe the encounter killing of Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey on July 10.
Pilot breaks silence, says truth cannot be defeated

JAIPUR: Minutes after the Congress party sacked senior party leader Sachin Pilot from all posts including that of Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and party state unit chief, he said that truth can be disturbed but cannot be defeated.

Kerala IAS officer to be quizzed in gold smuggling case

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to quiz senior IAS officer M.

Seeking self respect, say three MLAs from Pilot camp
JAIPUR: Three Rajasthan Congress MLAs -- Vishvendra Singh, Ramesh Meena and Deepender Shekhawat from the Sachin Pilot camp, issued a joint statement on Tuesday saying that they were seeking to restore their self respect and are not clamouring for any posts and positions contrary to false reports in the media.
26 week old miracle baby survives two surgeries

NEW DELHI: Miracle during the times of the pandemic are indeed rare, but it happened with a 26 week old baby, who survived two invasive surgeries.

Girls outshine boys in K'taka PUC exams
BENGALURU: Girls fared better than boys in Karnataka's Pre-University Course (PUC) board exams whose results were declared across the southern state on Tuesday.
Puri hits back at Priyanka again, reveals identity of caller

NEW DELHI: An IANS story has dominated the political discourse since this morning. In what has turned out to be a political game of brinkmanship, a tit for tat, Minister for Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri has called it like it should be.

Rajasthan Deputy CM Pilot, two other Ministers removed
JAIPUR: In a direct fallout of the Congress' political crisis over the leadership issue in Rajashtan, Sachin Pilot was on Tuesday divested of both the posts of Deputy Chief Minister and the PCC President.
Samsung bets big on 6G, expects roll out as early as 2028
NEW DELHI: South Korean tech giant Samsung has started working on the sixth next generation cellular technology and it expects completion of the 6G standard and its earliest commercialisation date could be as early as 2028.
Delhi education model has made history: Kejriwal
NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the city's education model has "made history" with 98 percent children studying in government schools passing the Class 12 CBSE examination.
Facts don't change, I made no request: Priyanka to Puri

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday refuted the claims of Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri that she sought extension for stay at the government bungalow in Delhi saying "facts don't change as I have made no such request".

Domestic passenger vehicle sales fall 50% in June

NEW DELHI: Domestic passenger vehicle sales halved in June compared to the same period of last year, due to the economic turbulence caused by coronavirus crisis.

Rahul, family responsible for Congress' situation: Uma

BHOPAL: Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday took a dig at the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi amid the Rajasthan crisis, saying that he and his family were to be blamed for the situation the opposition party was in.

Greater Noida businessman 'murdered' by friends, 2 held
GAUTAM BUDDHA NAGAR: Two 'friends' of businessman Aditya Soni, who went missing on July 5, have been arrested for his murder over a petty issue, police said on Tuesday.
allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time

NEW DELHI: In a remarkably statesman-like move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to a request to allow Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to retain the 35, Lodhi Estate Bungalow for some time.

India, China talk disengagement at Pangong Lake, Depsang

NEW DELHI: India and China military delegates hold talks on Tuesday about disengagement and de-escalation of troops and materials at the borders in eastern Ladakh.

BJP-called shutdown observed in 8 north Bengal districts

KOLKATA: A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is being observed in eight north Bengal districts on Tuesday amid sporadic disruptions by angry agitators following the "mysterious death" of the party's North Dinajpur MLA.

Ayodhya seers up in arms over Oli's remarks on Lord Ram

LUCKNOW: Saints and seers in Ayodhya are up in arms over the statement made by Nepal's Prime Minister K.

1 killed in Vizag Pharma City fire

VISAKHAPATNAM: A man died and four others were injured in a massive fire that broke out at Visakha Solvents plant at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parwada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam on Monday night.

4-year-old found hanging from tree in UP

BAREILLY(Uttar Pradesh): The body of a four-year-old boy, who had gone missing from his house in Aliganj area, have been found hanging from a tree with injury marks on his face, police said.

India's Covid cases cross 9L-mark with over 28K new cases

NEW DELHI: India recorded a spike of more than 28,000 cases for the second consecutive day in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 9,06,752 cases with a death total of 23,727, the Health Ministry's data stated on Tuesday.

Another Vikas Dubey accomplice arrested

KANPUR(Uttar Pradesh): The Kanpur Police have arrested another member of the Vikas Dubey gang, Shashikant alias Sonu, on Tuesday from the Mela Tiraha area in Kanpur.

Raj Cong in-charge appeals Pilot to attend crucial CLP meet

NEW DELHI/JAIPUR: Amid the political crisis in Rajasthan, party state in-charge Avinash Pande on Tuesday once again urged Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot to attend the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting.

Brutal murder caught on CCTV in Delhi, 3 apprehended

NEW DELHI: In a shocking incident caught on camera in West Delhi, a 25-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by a juvenile and his two friends after the victim warned them not to perform bike stunts in Raghubir Nagar.

Huge fire breaks out in Vizag Pharma City

VISAKHAPATNAM: Massive fire broke out at a company's plant in Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parwada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam late on Monday night.

Pilot releases video of his MLAs strategising in Manesar

JAIPUR: Rebellious Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Monday released the first-ever video showing Congress and other MLAs from his camp strategising in a resort situated in Haryana's Manesar.

Woman commits suicide at quarantine centre in Assam

SILCHAR(Assam)/AGARTALA: A 32-year-old woman, who was in institutional quarantine in Southern Assam's Hailakandi district along with her family on return from Bengaluru, reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself, police said on Monday.

Injured Inspector recounts July 3 horror by Vikas Dubey gang

KANPUR(Uttar Pradesh): Police Inspector Bithoor, Kaushalendra Pratap Singh, who was injured in the July 3 ambush in the Bikru village, has now been discharged and is ready to tell the ghastly story of that night when he lost eight of his colleagues in the shootout by gangster Vikas Dubey.

CBSE report card: From 83.4% in 2019 to 88.78% this year

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the results of the 12th class Board examination on Monday afternoon with a total of 88.78 per cent students passing the exams.

9-day lockdown in Bengaluru from Tuesday night: CM

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that the 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from Tuesday would not be extended beyond July 22.

Lucknow girl stuns all with 100% marks in CBSE

LUCKNOW: Getting hundred per cent marks in examinations is no mean feat but Divyanshi Jain of Lucknow has done the impossible. She has scored 600 marks out of 600 in the CBSE class 12 examinations.

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