06 Feb, 23:21 (IST)

Former cricketer, coach Ezra Moseley dies in road accident.

06 Feb, 23:15 (IST)

Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy writes to PM Narendra Modi, requesting him to "reconsider the disinvestment plans of RINL (Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd) Visakhapatnam and explore other opportunities to put the plant back on track."

06 Feb, 22:43 (IST)

NCP chief Sharad Pawar says, "Many people have reacted sharply to the stand taken by them (Indian celebrities). I would advise Sachin (Tendulkar) to exercise caution while speaking about any other field."

06 Feb, 22:11 (IST)

Himachal Pradesh reports 87 new #COVID19 cases, 51 recoveries in the last 24 hours.Total cases 57,851Total recoveries 56,367Death toll 971Active cases 497

06 Feb, 20:48 (IST)

NIA court in Delhi issued NBW (non bailable warrant) against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and others in a terror-funding related money laundering case.

06 Feb, 20:05 (IST)

Maharashtra reports 2,768 new COVID-19 cases, 1,739 recoveries, and 25 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per State Health DepartmentTotal cases: 20,41,398Total recoveries: 19,53,926Active cases: 34,934Death toll: 51,280

06 Feb, 19:40 (IST)

As of 6th Feb 2021 at 6 pm, the total vaccination is 56,36,868, out of which healthcare workers who have been vaccinated are 52,66,175 which is 54.7% of the total cohort of healthcare workers who are registered on CoWIN: Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary, Union Health Ministry

06 Feb, 19:31 (IST)

Delhi Congress announces candidates for byelections in 5 municipal corporation wards.

06 Feb, 19:18 (IST)

Karnataka: Mangaluru Air Customs seized 664 grams of gold in powder form and mixed with gum, from a man. The gold, valued at Rs 31,73,920, was concealed inside his body. 

06 Feb, 18:58 (IST)

US Army contingent arrives in Suratgarh, Rajasthan to participate in the 16th edition of annual bilateral joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' with Indian Army from Feb 8 to Feb 21: South Western Command, Indian Army 

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New Delhi, February 6: In the wake of the 'Chakka Jam' call proposed to be held on Saturday by protesting farmers against the three new farm laws, security has been heightened in Delhi. The Delhi Police said that around 50,000 personnel of Delhi Police, Paramilitary & Reserve Forces have been deployed in Delhi-NCR region. "At least 12 metro stations in the national capital have been put on alert for closing the entry & exit, in view of any disturbance", the Delhi Police said. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.

On Saturday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed that a  total of 20,06,72,589 COVID-19 samples have been tested for up to February 5. Of these, 7,40,794 samples were tested on Friday alone.

In Maharashtra, firefighting operation continues at the godowns in Mumbai's Mankhurd where a fire broke out on Friday. A major fire broke out at a scrap godown in suburban Mankhurd, but there was no report of any injury to anyone so far, officials said.