PM: Slain trio were bright youngsters | India News – Times of India

PM Modi on Thursday condemned the killing of three BJP members in a terror attack in Kashmir. “I condemn the killing of 3 of our young karyakartas. They were bright youngsters doing excellent work in J&K. My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace,” the PM … Read more PM: Slain trio were bright youngsters | India News – Times of India

3 BJP workers shot dead in J&K | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: A district general secretary of BJP’s youth wing was among three party workers shot dead by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Thursday evening, ending a lull in attacks on political functionaries in the Valley since late September. IGP (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar said the slain trio – Kulgam BJP youth wing office-bearer … Read more 3 BJP workers shot dead in J&K | India News – Times of India

India performs 1 crore Covid-19 tests in last 9 days, consistent dip in positivity rate | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Thursday informed that the country has conducted about one crore tests to diagnose coronavirus in the last nine days. The government mentioned that on average, nearly 11 lakh Covid-19 tests were being performed every day for the past six weeks. “India has demonstrated a consistent rise in the … Read more India performs 1 crore Covid-19 tests in last 9 days, consistent dip in positivity rate | India News – Times of India

Dropping 1995 case against SP as precondition to SP-BSP alliance was ‘big mistake’: Mayawati | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday said that dropping the 1995 case against Samajwadi Party (SP) as a precondition to SP-BSP alliance was a “big mistake”. “I want to disclose that when we decided to contest polls with SP for Lok Sabha elections in … Read more Dropping 1995 case against SP as precondition to SP-BSP alliance was ‘big mistake’: Mayawati | India News – Times of India

Vaccine may be ready for use as early as December: Adar Poonawalla | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca could be ready for use in December itself in India if the government decides to opt for “emergency authorisation” and by January even it doesn’t. The vaccine, which is also being produced by India’s Serum Institute, could see a batch of 100 million … Read more Vaccine may be ready for use as early as December: Adar Poonawalla | India News – Times of India

Terrorist hideout busted in Poonch | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: Security forces on Wednesday busted a terrorist hideout in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition. “A joint cordon and search operation was launched by Mendhar police and troops from the 37 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army with a team of Special Operation Group (SOG) in … Read more Terrorist hideout busted in Poonch | India News – Times of India

Six BSP MLAs rebel in UP, hint they may leave Mayawati’s party | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: In a jolt to the BSP on Wednesday, four of the 10 MLAs who had proposed the name of the party’s lone candidate in next month’s Rajya Sabha polls withdrew support amid hints that they may switch sides. The four MLAs were reportedly accompanied by two others when they met the Returning Officer, submitting … Read more Six BSP MLAs rebel in UP, hint they may leave Mayawati’s party | India News – Times of India

Not moving away from coal is killing 1 lakh a year in India | India News – Times of India

India is increasingly powering itself on coal. About three-fourth of India’s electricity is coal-based, its dependence on coal is growing faster than any other country in the world (6% a year) and coal extraction has doubled to 500 million tons since 1994. It’s killing people. “The coal complex in India has significant health impacts — … Read more Not moving away from coal is killing 1 lakh a year in India | India News – Times of India

‘Pope’s remarks on gay unions misinterpreted’ | India News – Times of India

PANAJI: Pope Francis was “misunderstood and misinterpreted” when he spoke about same-sex civil unions in the film “Francesco”, the Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) has stated, adding that there is no change in Church doctrine where same-sex marriages are concerned. When the Pope stated that “homosexual persons have a right to a family”, the … Read more ‘Pope’s remarks on gay unions misinterpreted’ | India News – Times of India

Some evidence shows children could be Covid spreaders: ICMR | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus infection can be “spreaders, rather than super-spreaders”, ICMR director General Balram Bhargava said on Tuesday. Speaking on the coronavirus infection spread in the country among children, Bhargava said tat overall the figure in India is that … Read more Some evidence shows children could be Covid spreaders: ICMR | India News – Times of India