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  19 Aug 2020

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Prashant Bhushan moves SC to defer sentence hearing in contempt case

The apex court on August 14 held Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt and fixed August 20 for hearing on arguments on sentencing

19 Aug 2020 3:46 PM

Mali president resigns after armed mutiny

The news of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s departure was met with jubilation by anti-government demonstrators

19 Aug 2020 3:27 PM

Heavy rains in Delhi, low-lying areas flooded

The downpour is expected to reduce the rain deficiency in the capital

19 Aug 2020 2:51 PM

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights after passengers test COVID-19 positive

The Hong Kong government has banned all Air India flights till August-end, an official said

19 Aug 2020 2:21 PM

Privately-operated bus hijacked by recovery agents of finance company in Uttar Pradesh

The incident took place in the Malpura police station area when the bus was en route to Panna in Madhya Pradesh from Gurgaon in Haryana

19 Aug 2020 2:17 PM

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Dr Reddy's launches COVID-19 drug Avigan (Favipiravir)

The launch is part of a global licensing agreement with Fujifilm Chemical that grants exclusive rights to manufacture and sell tablets

19 Aug 2020 1:44 PM

Rahul targets govt saying 2 crore jobs lost in last four months

The news report cited by Gandhi claimed that around 1.89 crore jobs were lost due to the coronavirus pandemic

19 Aug 2020 12:58 PM

YouTube star Lilly Singh lands primetime slot on NBC

In a nod to her work on YouTube, she'll be performing a whole range of new sketches

19 Aug 2020 12:57 PM

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's health condition declines, develops lung infection

The 84-year-old former president continues to be on ventilatory support

19 Aug 2020 12:54 PM

SC rejects plea against Justice BS Chauhan-led panel to probe Vikas Dubey encounter

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that there were enough safeguards to ensure fair inquiry by the judicial panel

19 Aug 2020 12:40 PM

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After Supreme Court verdict, CBI to investigate Sushant Singh Rajput death case

The Maharashtra government had argued that Bihar completely lacks jurisdiction in the matter.

19 Aug 2020 12:30 PM

New study says flushing public urinals can spread COVID-19 virus

Scientists from Yangzhou University say masks should be made mandatory in public washrooms

19 Aug 2020 12:14 PM

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor gives breach of privilege notice against BJP's Nishikant Dubey

Tharoor said Dubey accused him of championing his political party's "agenda without authorisation by the Committee and Speaker".

19 Aug 2020 12:00 PM

Bombay High Court asks govt about system to regulate COVID treatment fees in hospitals

During hearing of the petition, Mangade told the court that there is no mechanism in place and that flying squads were an eyewash

19 Aug 2020 11:45 AM

Pray for me: Sanjay Dutt's family 'shaken up' as actor heads back to hospital

Maanyata Dutt says plans to take Sanjay Dutt abroad for treatment depend on the Covid situation

19 Aug 2020 11:26 AM

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Indian captain of Japanese ship arrested over Mauritius oil spill

Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, captain of MV Wakashio, charged with endangering safe navigation and is in custody pending a bail hearing next week

19 Aug 2020 11:07 AM

Sanjay Raut issues clarification on his compounder comment, says didn't intend to insult doctors

Last week, Raut had said that he prefers consulting compounders as they are more knowledgeable than the doctors

19 Aug 2020 10:57 AM

Heavy rainfall likely to lash Konkan, Central Maharashtra for next four to five days

With good rainfall this month, the seven dams supplying water to Mumbai have 83 per cent water stock

19 Aug 2020 10:38 AM

People's Bank of China invests Rs 15 crore in ICICI Bank amid India-China tension

Chinese bank was among 357 institutional investors including domestic mutual funds, insurance companies and global institutions

19 Aug 2020 10:18 AM

Foreign secretary meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in bid to counter China's influence

Shringla's meeting with Sheikh Hasina was significant since the Bangladesh Prime Minister has not met anyone from abroad since COVID-19

19 Aug 2020 10:09 AM

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