January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

India's forestland sees growth, now covers 24.62% of total area

India’s forest and tree cover and total mangrove cover have recorded an increase compared to 2019, according to an official survey released in New Delhi today.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Indian student found dead in Jashore

An Indian student of Jashore Ad-din Sakina Medical College and Hospital was found dead in a dormitory bathroom of the college yesterday.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Lata in ICU with Covid

Legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after she tested positive for Covid-19, PTI reported quoting her niece Rachna and doctors. She has mild symptoms.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Delhi announces closure of private offices as Covid infections rise

The daily count of Covid-19 infections in Delhi rose to 21,259 taking the total caseload to nearly 16 lakh as authorities ordered closure of all private offices, except those in exempted categories...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Bangladeshi 'cow smuggler' killed; 17 Indian cops injured in clash along West Bengal border

A suspected Bangladeshi cow smuggler was killed in a clash with the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Malda district and at least 17 Indian policemen were injured in a separate faceoff with cow...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Charge sheet filed against 4 JMB members in India

India’s National Investigation Agency has filed a charge sheet against four Bangladeshi and one Indian operative of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) over their alleged involvement in...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

India man named Kovid Kapoor says he's 'not a virus'

What's in a name? For Indian travel start-up founder Kovid Kapoor, it has made him a social media sensation.

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Curbs for more Indian states

India reported 159,632 new Covid-19 cases and 327 new deaths yesterday, as the Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly in the country, nudging several state governments to impose fresh...

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

Creator of Muslim women auction app ‘Sulli Deals’ arrested: Delhi police

Indian police today arrested the alleged creator of “Sulli Deals” App, which targeted Muslim women, from the central Indian city of Indore.

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

Mother Teresa charity in India gets back access to foreign funds

The Indian government renewed permission for late Catholic nun Mother Teresa’s charity to receive foreign funds, weeks after rejecting it, the organisation said yesterday.