gauri lankesh: Gauri Lankesh murder case: Supreme Court restores organised crime charges against accused | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the Karnataka High Court order dropping of stringent Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act (KCOCA) charges against an accused in the 2017 murder case of journalist turned activist Gauri Lankesh. A Bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar allowed an appeal filed by Gauri Lankesh’s sister Kavitha …

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100 crore Covid vaccination an achievement showing India’s capability to attain any goal: Anurag Thakur | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As India breached the 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination mark on Thursday, Union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur lauded this achievement noting that it shows the country’s capability to attain any big goal. “India has crossed the landmark of administering 100 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses, this is an achievement for the country. By doing …

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Union home minister Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of rain-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand; relief, rescue operations continue | India News – Times of India

DEHRADUN: Union home minister Amit Shah undertook an aerial survey of the rain-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand on Thursday as relief and rescue operations continued in the worst-hit Kumaon region amid efforts to restore connectivity and evacuate people from vulnerable areas. Accompanied by Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen (retd) Gurmit Singh, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, Union …

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In 8 charts: India’s road to a billion Covid vaccine doses | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A billion Covid vaccine shots and counting. In less than a year since kicking off its ambitious vaccination programme, India on Thursday crossed the significant milestone of administering over 100 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine. A mammoth achievement by all accounts, it took India 279 days to go from inoculating the very first …

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‘India scripts history’: PM Modi on 100-crore Covid vaccination landmark | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday recorded a vaccine century, as it successfully administered 100 billion jabs to its population. Hailing the vaccination milestone as a triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country has scripted history. India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph …

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‘Badhai ho India’: Health minister on 1 billion vaccination milestone | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday crossed the landmark of 100-crore Covid-19 vaccine doses. “Congratulations India! This is the result of the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a tweet. बधाई हो भारत!दूरदर्शी प्रधानमंत्री श्री @NarendraModi जी के समर्थ नेतृत्व का यह प्रतिफल है।#VaccineCentury https://t.co/11HCWNpFan — Dr Mansukh …

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Report: India in top-5 list of highest exposure of people to heatwave | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: During any given month in 2020, up to 19% of the global land surface was affected by extreme drought – a value that had not exceeded 13% between 1950 and 1999 – with warm temperatures affecting yield potential of the world’s major staple crops, exposing the rising risk of food security, said the …

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Why HC granted bail in kidnapping and murder of a 2 year old, asks SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sensitive to the society’s cry for justice, the Supreme Court on Wednesday took strong exception to an Allahabad High Court order granting bail to a person accused of kidnapping and murder of a two-year-old girl in Aligarh and suo motu initiated proceedings for cancellation of the bail. A bench of Chief Justice N …

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Prisoners spend up to 23 yrs on death row, take huge mental hit, says study | India News – Times of India

Death row prisoners could spend up to 23 years in jail and might have to wait up to 14 years for their sentence to be executed. This long incarceration and time spent agonising over the death penalty takes a heavy toll on prisoners who suffer from psychiatric illnesses and intellectual disability, according to a new …

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Indian diplomat’s mic goes silent at UN as she criticises China’s BRI | India News – Times of India

BEIJING: India has voiced its opposition to China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its flagship project — CPEC — at the recent second UN Sustainable Transport Conference, where the Indian diplomat’s mic curiously went silent while she was highlighting New Delhi’s objection to controversial projects. The sudden “mic failure” at the UN meet hosted by …

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