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Police suspect Vikas Dubey was tipped off by a police insider, power in the village was cut before the raid: Report

8 police personnel are being suspected of leaking information about the raid to Vikas Dubey

Gujarat: Man who had impersonated as a govt employee and hurled shoe at minister appointed as vice president of state unit by AAP

Gopal Italia, who has several criminal cases against him, appointed as vice president of AAP in Gujarat after he joined the party recently

In a viral clip from 2002, Field Marshal Sam Maneckshaw says how Pakistanis hailed professionalism of Indian Armed Forces: Watch video

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw revealed in 2002 video how he was royally welcomed in Pakistan after 1971 war and treated him with respect

Ahead of the release of Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2, clips of him praising Islamist preacher Zakir Naik goes viral

"We, as Indians, owe it to our brother (Zakir Naik) who is national pride, (and) a prized treasure," Bhatt was heard as saying.

Internal rift erupts in Hurriyat Conference over succession after former chief Geelani accuses others of corruption

Hurriyat leaders are accused of selling medical seats in Pakistani institutions available for students in Jammu and Kashmir

Retired Gorkha soldiers get domicile certificates in Jammu and Kashmir

Of the around 6,600 persons issued domicile certificate by Jammu and Kashmir government, majority are retired Gorkha soldiers and officers

Editor's Picks

Meet Malik Shani Awan, the Pakistani youth who demolished wall of temple in Islamabad. ‘Allah wishes, I will not let a temple be constructed...

Hindus in Islamabad, have halted the construction of a Hindu Temple after the boundary wall was demolished by Islamic extremists.

Kanpur encounter: Circle Officer DSP Devendra Mishra’s head and toes cut off by Vikas Dubey’s men, autopsy reveals

The autopsy report of the eight policemen who died in one of the bloodiest encounters in UP History has revealed Maoist-style ambush and extreme brutality.

Uttar Pradesh: Ahead of Bakri Eid, PETA’s appeal to stop goat slaughter infuriates Islamic clerics, bully them into removing hoardings

PETA had put up a hoarding in Qaiserbagh, which displayed a huge picture of a goat and urged people to turn vegan

Pakistan: Hindu panchayat stops temple construction in Islamabad after radical extremists destroy boundary wall

According to a Hindu government civil servant, Pritam Das Rathi, about 3,000 Hindus live in Islamabad and the outskirts of the capital city without a temple or a crematorium.

Kim Kardashian as First Lady? Rapper Kanye West announces he is running for US President, Elon Musk extends his support

US-based rapper Kanye West today took to Twitter to announce that he's going to run for President in the upcoming Presidential elections in America.

While Maharashtra govt threatens action against Patanjali for Coronil, state municipal corporations endorse “unani kadha” as a remedy against coronavirus

Several municipal corporations in Maharashtra have started promoting Unani Kadha to bookst immunity against Coronavirus

Data automatically updated from this public source

11,400,035
Updated on 5 July, 2020 3:27 PM
11,400,035
Worldwide cases
Updated on 5 July, 2020 3:27 PM
533,874
Worldwide deaths
Updated on 5 July, 2020 3:27 PM
India
675,453
Total cases
Updated on 5 July, 2020 3:27 PM
India
409,083
Recovered
Updated on 5 July, 2020 3:27 PM
India
19,289
Deaths
Updated on 5 July, 2020 3:27 PM

Coronavirus
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On war footing: DRDO builds up 1,000 bed coronavirus facility in record 11 days

The DRDO has built up a 1,000 bed coronavirus facility in the national capital in 11 days only. The temporary structure also includes 250 ICU beds.

ICMR refutes claims of unrealistic goal to release COVAXIN, says it is only cutting red tape, not any necessary clinical process

ICMR issues statement saying its expedited trial for Covaxin will bypass only red tape and files, not clinical tests

VHP leader Surendra Jain offers himself for human trials of newly developed coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN

VHP leader Surendra Jain said that he is ready to join human trial for COVAXIN and the institute can him for these trials any time.

Uddhav Thackeray approves purchase of expensive new cars for ministers when Maharashtra is struggling to pay salaries to the govt employees

Even as Maharashtra faces acute crisis, the Uddhav Thackeray govt in has given its authorisation for the purchase of 6 new vehicles for its ministers.

Bharat Biotech-ICMR to launch indigenous coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN by August 15

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech successfully developed Coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN™ in collaboration with the ICMR and NIV

Australia: Security guards at five-star hotel had sex with quarantined travellers, Melbourne hit with second wave of coronavirus outbreak

The state government in Victoria has announced a judicial inquiry into its hotel quarantine program, after the allegations of security staff fraternising with quarantined guests emerged after the recent spike in coronavirus cases.

Opinions

Beef ban Haram, Dog Meat ban Halal: Hypocrisy of welcoming ban on dog meat in Nagaland after claiming people have the right to eat...

The Nagaland Cabinet has banned the sale of dog meat in the state following protests by animal rights activists.

Amidst chants of Allah hu Akbar and ‘Jai Bheem Jai Meem’, Vinod Kashyap was murdered: The Dalit killing fields of North East Delhi

It was the 24th of February 2020 and the atmosphere was tense with anti-CAA protests turning into anti-Hindu Delhi riots

The Shishupala Moment: Here is how antagonising India led by PM Modi could be China’s fatal mistake

During his speech, which was littered with references to India's Hindu roots, Narendra Modi invoked Shri Krishna. He said that India worships Krishna in all His forms.

How Power Sector Liberalisation in 2009 led to a Chinese monopoly, Rs 3 Trillion NPAs and crippled domestic manufacturing

The Union Power minister R K Singh this week said the government is planning to impose curbs on Chinese power-equipments as Indian firms can manufacture almost all critical items

Here is why and how the Supreme Court got convinced to modify its earlier order and allow Rath Yatra to be conducted in Puri

What transpired before the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the Rath Yatra matter on 22.06.2020 that convinced the Court to modify its earlier order dated 18.06.2020 and allow the annual Rath Yatra to be conducted at Puri?

Sopore: Liberal Indian media crosses frightening line

After the Sopore attack, the Indian liberal media moved from being hostile towards Modi sarkar to openly siding with Pakistani propaganda.

Politics

China’s ‘Century of Humiliation’: How period between First Opium War in 1839 and victory of CCP in 1949 shapes China’s view about the world

The Chinese claim to Vladivostok is a stark reminder of the extent to which the 'Century of Humiliation' plays a very crucial role in shaping China's foreign policy.

Guardian falsely claims China built radar tower near Pangong Tso lake in last few weeks: Read details

Satellite images and media reports show that China had built radar station near Pangong Tso lake years ago, not recently as Guardian claims

The Guardian claims 2-year-old fought 1962 Indo-China, quotes Congress worker to make wildly incorrect claims about Pangong Tso and Galwan

In a news report titled, "Our pastures have been taken: Indians rue China's Himalayan land grab", Guardian further fake news on the India-China stand-off

No, BJP leader Vikas Dubey is not the gangster who killed 8 policemen in Kanpur, read how Congress trolls spread fake news

Several trolls took to social media to share an image of a BJP leader along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister to claim that the person was the notorious gangster Vikas Dubey, to allege that he belonged to BJP.

Sopore attack: Amnesty India preaches laws while blatantly violating the same laws to suit their agenda

Amnesty India has been regularly disclosing identities and photographs of minors, but objects when Kashmir Police did so

Media

Journalists with The Wire and The Hindu indulge in brazen Hinduphobia, cast aspersions over Lord Hanuman’s sexual orientation

It appears that the only prerequisite to having gainful employment with the notorious leftist websites such as ‘The Wire’ and 'The Hindu' is to harbour and manifest Hinduphobic views.

Mumbai police visit Rana Ayyub’s house after she claims online abuse, Twitter users point out instances where they ignored pleas of help after getting...

Rana Ayyub gets swift response from Mumbai police after tweeting about online abuse, police team visit her to record statement

Suspended Hindustan Times reporter issues apology after Hinduphobic tweet goes viral, says her comment is being taken out of context

Suspended Hindustan Times reporter Shristi Jaiswal has issued an apology after her Hinduphobic tweet went viral on social media.

Hindustan Times distances itself from journalist Srishti Jaswal’s Hinduphobic tweets, suspends her from duties and orders probe

Hindustan Times said that Srishti Jaswal was suspended after her Hinduphobic tweet and a code of conduct committee has been set up

Specials

Our special offering of interviews, detailed reports, explainers, and more...

Tahir Hussain not only planned and instigated the mob, but was also pelting stones and petrol bombs at Hindus: Chargesheet

While Dilbar Negi was dismembered and burnt alive, Ankit Sharma was mutilated, murdered and dumped in a Chand Bagh drain by a Muslim mob spearheaded by AAP leader Tahir Hussain

TikTok banned – The process of banning apps and why is it not the end of the road for users making money on the...

How ban on apps is imposed on the internet and why ban on TikTok is not the end of the career of people who made money making videos

Read how Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was able to ‘save’ rent during the Vajpayee era, and reportedly still owes over Rs 3 lakh

Despite not being a public servant Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been staying at govt house due to SPG protection on reduced rent

Dubai: Chimera on a spiral towards its death

So are we going to see death of Dubai in 2020, is this the end of it. The answer is no, while the above factors are going to impact Dubai, some of these take a longer-term to play out.

Delhi anti-Hindu riots charge sheet: In Jafrabad, the Muslim mob had started pelting stones at the people demanding re-opening of roads

The Delhi anti-Hindu riots that started on the 24th of February had a definite precursor to it.

Bollywood, Sports & more

UVA Premier League T20 in Sri Lanka turns out to be fake tournament held in a Punjab village suspected to be organised by bookies....

UVA Premier League T20 in Sri Lanka is a fake tournament promoted by Indian sports websites and Sri Lanka has denied any association with it

‘So problem only with Dhoni’s Balidan badge?’ Netizens express anger as ICC shows off ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo West Indies players will wear in...

On Monday, the International Cricket Council showed off the 'Black Lives Matter' logo the West Indies players will sport in their upcoming test series against England.

A day after Pakistan Cricket Board declared Mohammad Hafeez as coronavirus positive, the cricketer claims he is negative after second test done personally

After PCB declared Mohamaad Hafeez corona positive, the Pakistani cricketer got himself tested in personal capacity & found he is negative

Family members of Sourav Ganguly test positive for Wuhan Coronavirus

The wife of CAB Secretary Snehashish Ganguly, the elder brother of Sourav Ganguly, has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Vikas Dubey got a call from police station before raid, I saw nothing, claims gangster’s aide who was arrested last night

8 police personnel were killed and six cops were injured in Kanpur during a police raid to nab Vikas Dubey.

UK, UAE, EU, and Malaysia start crackdown on Pakistan’s official carrier PIA after report that 30% of Pakistani pilots have fake licenses

Several countries have started disallowing PIA flights after Pakistan aviation minister revealed that 30% of Pakistani pilots had fake licenses

Maharashtra Cyber Police start sending notices on Direct Message to Twitter users for posting ‘offensive’ tweets

The Maharashtra cyber police has aggressively pursued to stamp down opposing voices by dishing out notices on direct message

Gujarat: Cops nab one Ismaeel Lashkar for raping a 4-year-old girl in Kutch

19-year-old Ismaeel Lashkar arrested for raping a 4-year-old girl one and half months ago in Gujarat's Kutch district

West Bengal: Maharul Sheikh and Taiful Sheikh killed after crude bombs they were making accidentally explode, 5 others injured

2 persons killed and five others injured after a bomb accidentally exploded while manufacturing crude bombs in West Bengal

International support for India grows amidst LAC standoff with China, here are key countries opposing expansionist strategies of China

Several countries like USA, France, Japan, Australia, UK etc support India over the border conflict with China, slams China's aggression

‘Muslim mob chanted they will force Hindus out of the country, abduct Hindu women’: Eyewitness in Dilbar Singh Negi murder chargesheet

A key eyewitness in the Dilbar Singh Negi muder case has said that there were clear instructions for the mob to attack Hindu homes and shops.

DMK leader Devendran absconding after sexually harassing and murdering a young woman

Young woman Sasikala allegedly killed by DMK youth wing leader Devendran for refusing his sexual advances

Unfortunate that aspersions are being cast on how our brave Armed Forces are treated: Army calls fake news by Congress ‘malicious and unsubstantiated’

Congress party and its ecosystem launched a massive propaganda today claiming that the meeting of PM Modi with injured soldiers at Leh Military Hospital was staged.

Bangladesh: Hindu man beaten for not buying cement from shop owned by municipal councillor in Kalilganj

van driver Sonatan Das was badly injured after he was beaten by Faizur Rahman Chunnu, a municipal councillor in Kaliganj in Bangladesh

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput searched himself on Google before committing suicide, read few articles: Reports

Sushant Singh Rajput was subjected to demoralisation and character assassination, through blind items, by stooges of the 'movie mafia.'

Uttar Pradesh: Police demolish gangster Vikas Dubey’s house in Bithur, several teams tasked to find him

8 policemen lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur during a police raid to nab a hardened criminal and murderer Vikas Dubey house on July 2 late night