Kalaignar fete: Bihar CM to skip event due to ill-health

Posted on   5:50 pm

Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was set to inaugurate ‘Kalaignar Kottam’ in Tiruvarur on June 20, as part of the birth centenary celebrations of late DMK leader and former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on June 20, has cancelled his trip to the State citing health reasons.

Drug bust case: CBI questions accused Sam D’Souza

Posted on   5:49 pm

The CBI on Tuesday questioned Sanville alias Sam D’Souza in connection with alleged bribe demand of Rs 25 crore from actor Shah Rukh Khan for not implicating his son Aryan Khan in the 2021 Cordelia cruise drug bust case, officials said.

India records 36 fresh covid cases

Posted on   5:47 pm

India has been recording a consistent decline in coronavirus infections, with 36 fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours, the lowest since March 2020, according to an update by the health ministry on Tuesday.

Seer accused of raping minor in ashram

Posted on   5:45 pm

A minor girl who went missing from an ashram in Visakhapatnam has told the Disha police station, which looks into crimes against women in Andhra Pradesh, that Swami Poornananda repeatedly sexually assaulted and raped her in the ashram, Assistant Commissioner of Police Vivekananda said.

SW monsoon has further advanced, says IMD

Posted on   5:44 pm

Various parts of South India are undergoing continuous rainfall with the onset of monsoon and the delayed effects of the convection conditions according to the India Meteorological Department which has issued a rainfall and thunderstorm warning for the next few hours in certain states on Tuesday.

Manipur CM appeals to maintain peace

Posted on   5:43 pm

Amid the violence in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh appealed to the people to maintain peace and urged those with arms not to attack so that normalcy can be restored.

Ashes: Khawaja keeps Australia in hunt

Posted on   10:03 am

England’s Stuart Broad took two late wickets to pile pressure on Australia as the opening Ashes Test at Edgbaston headed for a dramatic finish. Australia were making steady progress at 78-1

Tiafoe wins Stuttgart title

Posted on   10:01 am

Frances Tiafoe became only the third African-American man to reach the top 10 in the world rankings, joining Arthur Ashe and James Blake, after the 25-year-old captured the third title of his career in Stuttgart on Sunday.