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death toll in last week s delhi riots rises to 53

Death Toll In Last Week's Delhi Riots Rises To 53

The death toll in riots which rocked Northeast Delhi last week rose to 53 on Thursday. Till now, 44 deaths have been reported from Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital, three from Lok Nayak Hospital, one from Jag Parvesh Chander Hospital and five from Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. The last updated death toll in the violence was 47. The violence which rattled the national capital for over three days started on February 24 as a clash between groups supporting and opposing the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).........

no coronavirus test kits made in india shortage caused by imports stuck in airlines lockdown

'No Coronavirus Test Kits Made in India, Shortage Caused by Imports Stuck in Airlines Lockdown'

Test kits to diagnose Coronavirus cases are not being manufactured in India currently and obtaining kits from abroad has been a challenge because of the airlines being in lockdown and travel bans imposed by the government for several nations, Thyrocare Technologies Limited, a chain of diagnostic and preventive care laboratories, has said. The company urged the government to allow airlifting of COVID-19 test kits considering the health emergency and to increase the scale of testing to cover thousands of people. ........

gun wielding man shoots jamia student at anti caa rally shouts jai shri ram who wants azadi slogans

Gun-Wielding Man Shoots Jamia Student at Anti-CAA Rally, Shouts 'Jai Shri Ram, Who Wants Azadi' Slogans

A gun-wielding man opened fire on protesters demonstrating against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens near the Jamia Millia Islamia in south Delhi on Thursday, injuring a student. The assailant, identified as 31-year-old Gopal, has been taken into custody and is being questioned, police said. ........

citizenship law not anti muslim take liberals like me also taslima nasreen

Citizenship law not anti-Muslim, take liberals like me also: Taslima Nasreen

Taslima Nasreen told in an exclusive interview that the law was not anti-Muslim. "India is not deporting its Muslim population," she said. Nasreen, 57, a Bangladeshi-Swedish writer living in India, was forced into exile from her home country in the 1990s due to threats from radical Muslim groups after her novel "Lajja" -- which depicts the persecution of a Hindu family by Muslims -- ran into a controversy. But, she said, the "bigger sufferers" were freethinkers, liberals, and atheists. "Islamic ........

explained how software developed by undertrial engineer is helping haryana cops make forensic reports tamper proof

Explained: How software developed by undertrial engineer is helping Haryana cops make forensic reports tamper-proof

Haryana Police has adopted a unique barcoding software — Trakea — to ensure that thousands of forensic reports that form the backbone of the criminal investigation system and subsequent trials in the courts of law, are not tampered with. According to the police, Trakea ensures foolproof security of the samples collected from the scene of crime, and the forensic analysis reports, and is different from traditional methods that the state police force has been following for decades. Haryana Police claims it is the c........

delhi s igi airport 29 others put on alert after jaish threat over kashmir

Delhi’s IGI airport, 29 others put on alert after Jaish threat over Kashmir

The government has boosted security at as many as 30 airports, including Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, after Jaish-e-Mohammed threat for revenge against the scrapping of Article 370 from Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. Officials at the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security said the letter, typed in Hindi, has been written by a person called Shamsher Wani of the Jaish-e-Mohammed. The terrorist group claimed in the letter that it will take “revenge for the abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir”, which ended ........

mig 21 aircraft on training mission crashes near gwalior air base pilots safe

MiG-21 aircraft on training mission crashes near Gwalior air base, pilots safe

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 aircraft crashed on Wednesday morning soon after take-off from the Gwalior air base, an IAF official has said. Both the pilots ejected safely from the fighter aircraft. They are safe. An IAF official said the MiG-21 was on a routine training mission. The aircraft is learnt to have crashed minutes after take off. ........

ayodhya terror attack life term for four one acquitted in 2005 case

Ayodhya Terror Attack: Life term for four, one acquitted in 2005 case

A special court in Prayagraj on Tuesday convicted four accused in the conspiracy behind the 2005 Ayodhya terror attack case that had caused death of two civilians, and sentenced them to life imprisonment. The fifth accused, Mohammad Aziz, was acquitted in the verdict which took 14 years to come by. All the accused are presently lodged in the Naini Central Jail in Prayagraj.........

india and france to hold largest ever varuna naval exercise off goa coast

India and France to hold largest ever 'Varuna' naval exercise off Goa coast

With the objective of expanding their strategic partnership in the Indian Ocean region (IOR), India and France will conduct their largest ever naval exercise 'Varuna'. the exercise will be conducted early next month and will witness the participation of aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines and fighters.........

coronavirus in maharashtra 11 cisf jawans posted at mumbai airport test positive for covid 19

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: 11 CISF Jawans Posted at Mumbai Airport Test Positive For COVID-19

In an official statement, the CISF said, “A total of 11 CISF jawans posted at the Mumbai airport tested COVID-19 positive. In all, 142 were under quarantine since last a few days. Out of which four were tested positive yesterday and others were tested positive today.” The security personnel who test for the infection subsequently will be shifted to isolation wards in Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai for treatment, along with the four jawans who tested positive today. They will be kept there for 14 days at least.........

10th day of lockdown with 478 cases in 24 hours india records highest spike jamaat event blamed

10th Day of Lockdown: With 478 Cases in 24 Hours, India Records Highest Spike; Jamaat Event Blamed

India witnessed the highest spike ever in the number of the active coronavirus cases as a total of 478 cases were reported on Friday from all across the country. The number of total cases now stands at 2547, while the death toll reached 62. The Tablighi Jamaat meet held early in March in the headquarters in Nizamuddin is being blamed for the sudden spike. ........

coronavirus lockdown restrictions in india may extend till september says study

Coronavirus: Lockdown Restrictions in India May Extend Till September, Says Study

The ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in the country may be extended till the middle of September, according to a new study by American consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Moneycontrol on Friday quoted the report as saying that India will most likely begin to lift the nationwide lockdown only between the fourth week of June and the second week of September. ........

covid 19 killed 10 million jobs in us in just two weeks world of work has changed for india too

Covid-19 Killed 10 Million Jobs In US In Just Two Weeks; World Of Work Has Changed For India Too

This sea change in the jobs scenario will impact us too. In less than two weeks, the US has seen unemployment numbers soar close to 10 million, 3.3 million on 21 March, and another 6.6 million yesterday (2 April). A CNN report says this is more than 3,000 per cent of the jobless numbers before the pandemic. To quote the report, “unemployment claims at this level suggest a severe job market decline hardly any American alive has ever seen in their lifetimes. Economists characterized the increase as ‘monstrous,’ ‘stunningly awful........

shia leaders demand national ban on tablighi jamaat after spike in coronavirus cases

Shia leaders demand national ban on Tablighi Jamaat after spike in coronavirus cases

After the Dargah Ala Hazrat in Bareilly, it is now the Shia clerics who are demanding a ban on the Tablighi Jamaat in the country. The controversy over holding of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi, during the coronavirus outbreak has upped the ante against the Tablighi Jamaat. Uttar Pradesh Muslim Waqf minister Mohsin Raza described Tablighi Jamaat as an extremist organization while the Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi said that the organization produced suici........

indore covid 19 attack 13 arrested for pelting stones at medical team nsa slapped on four

Indore COVID-19 Attack: 13 Arrested For Pelting Stones at Medical Team, NSA Slapped on Four

While seven accused were arrested on Thursday morning, six were arrested later in the day. A manhunt has been launched to nab 15 other accused who were identified on the basis of CCTV footage from the area of the incident, which took place on Wednesday. Of the 13 arrested, four have been booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA). They have been identified as Mohammed Mustafa, Mohammed Gulrez, Shoaib and Majeed. ........

is this how we treat our covid 19 soldiers medics across india battle neglect harassment and rape threats

Is This How We Treat Our Covid-19 'Soldiers'? Medics Across India Battle Neglect, Harassment & Rape Threats

At least 28 healthcare workers have tested positive for coronavirus across India, and many more are in quarantine as the outcry about lack of protective gears from the medical community of India grows louder. Nurses and doctors of a few hospitals have begun protesting, while some doctors have taken the extreme step of resigning to avoid contracting the virus, despite fears of invoking the ire of hospital authorities. According to various media reports, so far, seven doctors and one nurse in Delhi, as ........

from darkness to light full text of pm modi s video message to indians in battle against coronavirus

‘From Darkness to Light’: Full Text of PM Modi’s Video Message to Indians in Battle Against Coronavirus

On the 5th of April, on Sunday, I want 9 minutes from all you, at 9PM. Listen carefully, on the 5th of April, at 9 PM, turn off all the lights in your homes, stand at your doors or in you balconies, and light candles or diyas, torches or mobile flashlights for 9 minutes. I repeat, light candles or diyas, torches or mobile flashlights, for 9 minutes at 9 PM on the 5th of April.........

mha blacklists 960 foreigners involved in tablighi jamaat activities cancels visas

MHA Blacklists 960 Foreigners Involved In Tablighi Jamaat Activities, Cancels Visas

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday issued a stern notification to the Delhi Police and DGPs of all concerned states to take necessary legal action against 960 foreigners who attended the Tablighi gathering in Delhi’s Nizamuddin by violating the provisions of the Foreigners Act, 1946 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005.........

quarantined jamaat members resist testing misbehave with medical staff

Quarantined Jamaat Members Resist Testing, Misbehave With Medical Staff

“Many of them (attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event) are objecting against testing and feel they don’t need admission. So, this put security of our staff at risk. Now, police have been deployed around 3 blocks where they have been kept,” said Dr JC Passey, Medical Director of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narain Hospital (LNJPN) Hospital in Delhi.........

in search for islamic sect members bihar finds 70 foreign preachers

In Search For Islamic Sect Members, Bihar Finds 70 Foreign Preachers

As many states are racing to search for participants of a religious gathering in Delhi linked to nearly 400 coronavirus cases across the country, Bihar has found 70 foreign preachers who were living in various parts of the state anonymously. While they are unrelated to the Markaz Nizamuddin gathering, these preachers are feared to be in the high COVID-19 risk category because of their extensive travel history. Bihar officials found the foreign preachers in their hunt for members of the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat, who attended the Markaz Nizamud........