19 Feb, 23:20 (IST)

At least two Israeli air strikes hit southern Lebanon on Monday near the coastal city of Sidon, state media said.Sidon Airstrikes

19 Feb, 22:03 (IST)

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck Kargil, Ladakh, today, February 19 at 21:35 pm, according to the National Centre for Seismology.

19 Feb, 20:48 (IST)

A journalist affiliated with Republic TV has been apprehended by the West Bengal Police in Sandeshkhali on February 19, according to a report by news agency ANI. Further details on the situation are currently awaited as the incident unfolds.Republic TV Reporter Detained by West Bengal Police

19 Feb, 20:02 (IST)

Israel’s output contracted sharply in the final three months of 2023, falling for the first time in nearly two years, as the war with Hamas takes a heavy toll on the economy, a media report said. The country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) plunged 19.4 per cent on an annualised basis compared to the July-to-September quarter, when it grew by a revised 1.8 per cent, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics said on Monday in its initial estimate, CNN reported. contraction is the latest piece of bad economic news for Israel, which has been waging a war in Gaza aimed at destroying the Hamas after the latter's October 7 attack on the country, the report said.

19 Feb, 19:04 (IST)

The Supreme Court on Monday said that it would examine the ballot papers of the Chandigarh mayoral polls and the entire video recording of counting day on Tuesday, citing concerns about potential horse-trading. The apex court was slated to hear the explanation of Returning Officer Anil Masih, who had allegedly "defaced the ballots" in the Chandigarh mayoral polls.

19 Feb, 18:07 (IST)

A 20-year-old youth was arrested after he allegedly made a hoax call regarding the implanting of a bomb at Delhi airport to gain publicity, an official said on Monday. The accused was identified as Kushagra Aggarwal, a resident of Janakpuri in West Delhi. His arrest came after a police control room (PCR) call was received on February 18 at IGI Airport police station at 10:49 p.m. that “Maine Airport ground me bomb laga diya hai" (I have planted a bomb at airport ground).

19 Feb, 17:29 (IST)

Alexei Navalny’s widow said Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin killed her husband, as she vowed to carry on his work, three days after he died in an Arctic prison. Holding back tears in a video address published Monday, Yulia Navalnaya said: “Three days ago, Vladimir Putin killed my husband, Alexei Navalny.”

19 Feb, 16:39 (IST)

Three people were injured in an explosion that took place in a scan energy company in Kondurg, Rangareddy district in Telangana on Monday afternoon. All the injured were shifted to Shivram Nagar Hospital in Shadnagar.Explosion in Telangana Factory 

19 Feb, 16:08 (IST)

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel flagged off 70 New Diesel Buses of the State Transport Department today, February 19.Watch Video:

19 Feb, 14:56 (IST)

Congress leader Mahendrajeet Malviya, on Monday, February 19, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jaipur. Malviya joined the BJP in the presence of the party's state in-charge, Arun Singh, and the president of the party's state unit, CP Joshi.

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Mumbai, February 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate over 14,000 projects valued at more than Rs 10 lakh crore during the Ground Breaking Ceremony (GBC@IV) on Monday at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow. Lucknow is aglow with vibrant lights in preparation for the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, scheduled for Monday.

Rahul Gandhi resumed his 'Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra' from Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Rahul had gone back to his constituency Wayanad in Kerala on Saturday after a district-wide strike called by opposition parties over the man-animal conflicts in the region turned violent.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has set up a high-level committee to probe the allegations levelled by former Rawalpindi Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chattha that there was widespread rigging in the February 8 general elections against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the party of jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Sunday said that his party has decided that Asif Ali Zardari will be their candidate for the presidential election.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he had sent negotiators to Cairo for talks to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza as per a request made by US President Joe Biden, but they did not return for further dialogue because "we got nothing except for delusional demands from Hamas". A Panamanian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil bound for India was struck by a missile in the Red Sea, the US State Department said on Friday. The missile launched from Yemen hit the M/T Pollux on its port side, according to the State Department.

Ukrainian troops withdrew from the devastated eastern town of Avdiivka, Kyiv's military chief said on Saturday, and Russian President Vladimir Putin called the capture of the city "an important victory." It was Russia's biggest advance since it took the city of Bakhmut last May and came as Ukraine faces acute shortages of ammunition with fresh US military aid delayed for months in Congress.