06 Aug, 23:43 (IST)

Girish Chandra Murmu to take oath as the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) on Saturday at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He had stepped down as the Lieutenant Governor of J&K yesterday.

06 Aug, 23:06 (IST)

Sikkim: Water level of Rangit River rises, following heavy rainfall in the western part of the state.

06 Aug, 23:05 (IST)

India has substantively ramped up its testing infrastructure from one lab in Jan 2020 to 1,370 labs today. Expanded diagnostic lab network & facilitation for easy testing across the country has given a boost and India has done more than 2 crore tests presently: Ministry of Health 

06 Aug, 22:27 (IST)

Pakistan has contacted Indian Government over the matter of appointing legal representative for #KulbhushanJadhav: Pakistan media

06 Aug, 21:55 (IST)

Delhi Police have arrested an accused in connection with sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in Pashchim Vihar area, news agency ANI reported.

06 Aug, 21:53 (IST)

During the ongoing celebration of the 74th Independence Day, the Indian Air Force (IAF) band gave a musical performance in Nagpur today.

06 Aug, 21:39 (IST)

Sukhram Chaudhary, who is Power Minister in the Himachal Pradesh government, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). He took oath as state minister in Shimla on July 30.

06 Aug, 21:13 (IST)

Thank you PM Modi for your congratulatory phone call. With strong support of people of Sri Lanka, I look forward to working with you closely to further enhance the long-standing cooperation between our two countries. Sri Lanka & India are friends: Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa

06 Aug, 21:00 (IST)

910 new COVID-19 cases, 57 deaths & 988 recoveries reported today in Mumbai. The total number of cases in Mumbai stands at 1,20,165 including 20,562 active cases, 92,661 recovered, and 6,645 deaths. Recovery rate stands at 77%: Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai

06 Aug, 20:45 (IST)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhs each for the kin of four people who died due to lightning strikes in Aurangabad (2), Rohtas (1) and Jahanabad (1) districts: State Information and Public Relation Department

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Mumbai, August 6: In one of the biggest news of Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to all citizens of the country, the Indian diaspora across the world and all the devotees of Lord Ram as he laid the foundation stone for Ram temple in Ayodhya. This is the first time that a Prime Minister has visited Ram Janmabhoomi to offer prayers at the sanctum sanctorum where the deity has been worshipped since 1949.

On Wednesday, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Murmu resigned. In the latest development, Manoj Sinha has been appointed as the new LG as President Ram Nath Kovind accepted Murmu's resignation.

Sri Lankans voted in large numbers despite the coronavirus pandemic as the ruling Rajapaksa brothers sought to expand their mandate through the virus-delayed parliamentary polls.

Heavy rains caused a flood-like situation in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray over the situation in the financial capital and surrounding areas due to heavy rainfall.

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