05 Apr, 23:31 (IST)

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan has highlighted the need for military leaders to adapt to the changing character of war and underscored the importance of inter-services synergy, the Ministry of Defence informed in a press release.

05 Apr, 21:20 (IST)

Heat wave conditions are likely to prevail over parts of east and peninsular India during the next two days, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday in its latest update. Regions that would likely see heat waves are Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand,Vidarbha, North Interior Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, Rayalaseema and Telangana.

05 Apr, 20:09 (IST)

A 4.8 earthquake rattled New York City and the surrounding area Friday morning. 

05 Apr, 19:16 (IST)

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar on April 5, 2024, as reported by the National Center for Seismology.5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Myanmar

05 Apr, 18:07 (IST)

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) reportedly detained Sai Prasad, a BJP worker, in connection with the Bengaluru Rameshwaram Cafe blast case. As per a report, Prasad was apprehended from Thirthahalli in Karnataka's Shivamogga district. Details regarding Prasad's alleged involvement and the ongoing investigation are awaited.BJP Worker Detained 

05 Apr, 16:36 (IST)

Gujarat Congress leader Farsubhai Goklani and his supporters officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a ceremony attended by state BJP chief CR Patil.

05 Apr, 15:39 (IST)

A major fire erupted at a power distribution company in Raipur's Kota area on Friday, April 5. The incident prompted a swift response from police and firefighters who rushed to the scene. Efforts to contain the fire are underway as authorities work to prevent further damage and ensure the safety of the surrounding area.Fire Breaks Out at Power Distribution Company

05 Apr, 14:42 (IST)

The Karnataka Congress has filed a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) against the Bengaluru North BJP candidate Shobha Karandlaje for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct in Malleswaram by sticking posters of her programme.Karnataka Congress Files Complaint With ECI Against BJP Candidate 

05 Apr, 13:47 (IST)

Lok Sabha Independent MP Sumalatha Ambareesh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bengaluru, Karnataka on Friday, April 5, 2024. After joining BJP, Sumalatha Ambareesh said, "It's a day of a great day for my political career, I won historically in Mandya, and I never forget that moment. Many of my supporters and Ambareesh's followers supported me. BJP supported me from the outside, PM Narendra Modi when he came to Mysuru, though I'm an independent, campaigned for me.”Lok Sabha Independent MP Sumalatha Ambareesh Joins BJP

05 Apr, 13:06 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Rajasthan’s Churu on Friday, April 5, 2024. During his speech, PM Modi said, “Today the whole world is surprised as to how India is developing so fast. The world does not know that the soil of India is something different. Whatever we decide, we are able to achieve it. In the last 10 years, you have seen the country changing. Do you remember how bad the condition of the country was 10 years ago? Due to the big scams and loot of Congress, the economy had collapsed and India's reputation in the world was declining.”PM Narendra Modi Addresses Public Rally in Churu

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Mumbai, April 5: With just days to go for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is upping the ante against the Opposition and will tirelessly campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the next few days across the country from North to South. From Uttar Pradesh to West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, PM Modi is set to address multiple rallies and roadshows between April 5 and April 10.

Thousands of supporters thronged Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a campaign procession before his formal nomination for the parliamentary election starting this month. Gandhi, 53, is the son, grandson, and great-grandson of former prime ministers, but his Congress party has already suffered two landslide defeats against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw were among the 14 who took oath as members of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath to them in the new Parliament house building.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit the Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday evening. According to the National Center for Seismology, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred at 9.34 pm. Tremors were felt across North India.

With Iran vowing to retaliate for a strike earlier this week on one of its consular buildings in Damascus that it blames on Israel, the Israel Defense Forces on Thursday said it had halted home leave for all combat troops following a fresh assessment. “The IDF is at war and the issue of the deployment of forces is constantly reviewed as needed,” the military noted in its announcement.

Former president and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is leading in six of the seven key swing states for the US presidential election, which is set to be held in November 2024. In the key battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and North Carolina, Donald Trump appears to be leading President Biden by margins ranging from 2% to 8% points, according to a Wall Street Journal poll. Only one state, Wisconsin, favours the incumbent, US President Joe Biden.

Migratory waterfowl are to blame for widening avian-flu outbreaks in Texas cows and poultry, and wild birds carrying the virus should be heading north soon, state Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said. The US government since last week has reported cases of the disease in seven dairy herds in Texas and one person who had contact with cows, making it the state most affected by the country's first-ever outbreaks in cattle. Texas is the biggest US cattle producer.