South Asia

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: NDTV

 2020-02-28 22:28 

NDTV

Indian Penal Code Among 37 Central Laws To Be Applicable In J&K...

The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are laws which......

 2020-02-28 22:06 

NDTV

US To Sign Agreement With Taliban, Mike Pompeo To Attend Deal: Trump...

The United States will sign an agreement with the Taliban as part of its efforts to bring lasting peace in war-torn Afghanistan, President Donald Trump announced on Friday....

 2020-02-28 21:51 

NDTV

Mike Pompeo To Attend Signing Of US-Taliban Troop Withdrawal Pact...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will witness the signing of a US-Taliban agreement on a withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, President Donald Trump said on Friday, heralding an agreement......

 2020-02-28 21:37 

NDTV

Saudi Arabia Bars Gulf Citizens From Mecca, Medina Over Coronavirus Fears...

Saudi Arabia on Friday barred citizens from the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council from entering two of Islam's holiest cities amid fears over the new coronavirus, the foreign ministry said....

 2020-02-28 21:27 

NDTV

'No Fear': Pilgrims In Saudi Arabia Defy Coronavirus Risks...

Cleaners scrub and sterilise the floors of Mecca's Grand Mosque after fears of coronavirus led Saudi Arabia to suspend pilgrim visas, but worshippers appear unfazed -- confident of God's protection....

 2020-02-28 21:17 

NDTV

Priya Ramani Called Me Media's Biggest Predator, Defamed Me: MJ Akbar...

Former Union Minister MJ Akbar told a Delhi court on Friday that journalist Priya Ramani had defamed him by calling him with adjectives such as ''media''s biggest predator'' in the wake of #MeToo......

 2020-02-28 21:02 

NDTV

India Has Always Respected Maldives' Sovereignty: Mohamed Nasheed...

India has always respected Maldives' sovereignty and treated it as an equal, said Maldivian Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed on Friday....

 2020-02-28 20:50 

NDTV

Paris Station Partly Evacuated After Fire During Protests: Police...

Paris police reported a fire Friday near the Gare de Lyon train station, which was partially evacuated amid violent protests against a Congolese singer due to give a concert nearby....

 2020-02-28 20:34 

NDTV

At Least 18 Killed In Train, Bus Collision In Pakistan: Officials...

At least 18 people were killed and dozens more injured when a passenger train rammed into a bus on Friday in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, officials said....

 2020-02-28 20:21 

NDTV

Coronavirus A 'Once-In-A-Century' Pathogen, Says Bill Gates...

Philanthropist Bill Gates on Friday urged wealthy nations to help low and middle-income countries strengthen their health systems in hopes of slowing the spread of the coronavirus, which Gates said......

 2020-02-28 20:14 

NDTV

Media Reports Over 210 Coronavirus Deaths In Iran Amid Ministry Denial...

At least 210 people have died in Iran from the new coronavirus, BBC Persian reported Friday citing unnamed sources in the Islamic republic's health system, promoting an angry denial from a health......

 2020-02-28 19:19 

NDTV

Man Arrested For Stealing Rs 24 Lakh Gold From Train In Mumbai: Police...

A Gujarat resident was arrested from Bandra Terminus in Mumbai for allegedly stealing jewellery worth Rs 24 lakh from a train passenger, a railway police official said on Friday....

 2020-02-28 19:03 

NDTV

Maharashtra Corporator Disqualified Over Remarks On Shivaji Maharaj...

The Maharashtra government has disqualified former deputy mayor of Ahmednagar Shripad Chhindam as a corporator for insulting Shivaji Maharaj, a senior minister said in Mumbai on Friday....

 2020-02-28 18:58 

NDTV

UP Cop Sent To Life In Jail For Rape, Murder Of Teen In Police Station...

A special CBI court in Lucknow has sentenced then Uttar Pradesh police constable Ateeq Ahmed to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a teenage girl inside Nighasan police station in Lakhimpur......

 2020-02-28 18:57 

NDTV

Nitish Kumar Raises Bihar Special Status Demand In Meet With Amit Shah...

Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Nitish Kumar renewed his demand for special status for his state at an East Zonal Council meeting that was chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday in......

 2020-02-28 18:47 

NDTV

Kerala Excise Department Announces Tik-Tok Contest To Curb Drug Addiction...

Kerala Excise department has organized a Tik-Tok competition as part of its drug addiction-free mission....

 2020-02-28 18:40 

NDTV

"Thank You, Want Quick Trial": Kanhaiya Kumar To NDTV On Sedition Charges...

Kanhaiya Kumar spoke to NDTV on Friday night, shortly after the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi permitted his prosecution in a long-pending sedition case, and alleged he was being targeted ahead of......

 2020-02-28 18:39 

NDTV

Two Of "Bol Bachchan" Gang That Targets Senior Citizens Arrested: Police...

Two people who allegedly duped senior citizens by posing as policemen or well-wishers were arrested on Thursday in the metropolis, an official said.Bol Bachchan Gang, Mumbai, Fraudsters...

 2020-02-28 18:34 

NDTV

Delhi Violence: Distraught Father Awaits Missing Teenage Son's Return...

Yunus, 38, has been making frantic rounds to the hospitals and mortuaries for the last five days hoping to find his 16-year-old son Yusuf....

 2020-02-28 18:25 

NDTV

Made In Wuhan: Haryana MLA Given Computer Tabs To Read Budget...

The Haryana Budget had a bonanza for every MLA this time -- a computer tablet that held the entire document for them to read. Worryingly for one MLA, the devices were made in coronavirus-hit Wuhan in......

 2020-02-28 18:12 

NDTV

Police Say Bullet Injuries Killed 13 In Delhi Clashes As Toll Rises To 42...

13 people have died in Delhi due to gunshot injuries and 22 due to fatal injuries from stone pelting or physical assault in the violent clashes that ensued in northeast Delhi, police said....

 2020-02-28 18:12 

NDTV

Luxembourg Becomes First Country To Provide Free Public Transport...

Luxembourg will become the first country in the world on Saturday to offer a free public transport system as the government tries to reduce particularly dense car traffic....

 2020-02-28 18:09 

NDTV

Delimitation In 4 Northeast States After A Delay Of 12 Years...

The government on Friday cancelled its earlier notifications which deferred delimitation in Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh due to security issues, saying the exercise could be carried......

 2020-02-28 18:04 

NDTV

Odisha Man Sets Wife On Fire As She Objects To His Extramarital Affair...

A 45-year-old woman was set on fire by her husband in Odisha's Jajpur district as she objected to his extramarital affair, police said on Friday....

 2020-02-28 17:56 

NDTV

''Karo-Na Virus'' Has Plagued BJP Government: Congress On GDP Numbers...

Referring to the economic slowdown, the Congress on Friday said the government's functioning has been affected by the "karo-na (don't do anything) virus", asserting that the Centre continues to......

 2020-02-28 17:40 

NDTV

Pregnant Woman, 5 Others Thrashed By Security Forces In Chhattisgarh...

Six tribal women, including one who is pregnant, were allegedly assaulted by a joint team of police and paramilitary forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday....

 2020-02-28 17:22 

NDTV

Sachin Pilot Criticises Rajasthan Congress Over Crimes Against Dalits...

Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot on Friday again sounded critical of his own party's government, this time over recent crimes against Dalits and the failure of the state home ministry, a......

 2020-02-28 17:18 

NDTV

Delhi Police Call Logs Offer Clue Why Violence Raged For 4 Days...

The Delhi Police had received about 13,200 distress calls during the four days when the national capital was hit by clashes, but call records of police stations in the violence-hit areas raise serious......

 2020-02-28 16:43 

NDTV

It Is Politics: Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan On India's Falling GDP...

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said slowdown in growth is due to the current government focussing more on meeting its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to the economy....

 2020-02-28 16:22 

NDTV

Union Minister Commissions Coast Guard's Offshore Patrol Vessel "Varad"...

Enhancing Indian Coast Guard's rescue and surveillance capabilities, its latest multi-mission offshore patrol vessel "Varad", equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment, was......

 2020-02-28 16:15 

NDTV

Maharashtra Students Bring Back Electricity To School Through Windmill...

A science project by four students with help from teachers on Friday brought electricity to a school in Maharashtra's Beed district after nearly a year, coinciding with National Science Day....

 2020-02-28 16:09 

NDTV

Rafale Jets Not Enough, Indigenous Weapons Game Changer: Air Force Chief...

Soon to be inducted into the Indian Air Force, the 36 Rafale jets will not be sufficient to take care of the force's requirements, Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria said on Friday, highlighting the......

 2020-02-28 15:43 

NDTV

"India Has Fierce Belief In Freedom": New Zealand Deputy PM On Delhi Clash...

Indians have a "fierce belief in a thing called freedom", New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters told reporters today when asked about the violence in Delhi that has left 42 dead and......

 2020-02-28 15:38 

NDTV

Pak-Based Jaish Terrorist Involved In Pulwama Attack Arrested: Official...

The NIA on Friday arrested an operative of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) for his alleged involvement in the Pulwama terror attack last year, officials said....

 2020-02-28 15:38 

NDTV

Left Slams NSA Ajit Doval's "What Happened" Remark On Delhi Violence...

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Friday slammed National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's "jo ho gaya, so ho gaya (what happened, has happened)" remark while speaking to people in the......

 2020-02-28 15:32 

NDTV

UP MLAs' Local Area Development Fund Hiked To Rs 3 Crore...

The Local Area Development Fund for Uttar Pradesh MLAs has been increased from Rs 2 crore a year to Rs 3 crore....

 2020-02-28 15:23 

NDTV

Class 8 Girl, Missing After Violence In Delhi, Reunited With Family...

The girl, a Class 8 student, had gone to take an examination at her school in the Khajuri Khas area, some 4.5 km from her residence in Sonia Vihar, on Monday....

 2020-02-28 15:22 

NDTV

IGNOU Begins Online Application For OPENMAT 2020...

National Testing Agency (NTA)has begun application process for IGNOU OPENMAT 2020. The IGNOU entrance test for admission to MBA programmes is called OPENMAT....

 2020-02-28 15:15 

NDTV

"5 Bombs In Rajdhani", Tweets Passenger, Train Stopped In UP...

The Railways has halted Friday's New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express at Dadri and pressed security agencies into action after a passenger claimed there were "5 bombs in the train", officials said....

 2020-02-28 15:06 

NDTV

Maharashtra Council Clears Bill To Bar Direct Election Of Mayors...

Maharashtra Legislative Council on Friday cleared the bill that seeks to bar direct election of mayor and municipal council chairperson from among the people....

 2020-02-28 15:04 

NDTV

Priyanka Gandhi Slams Government On Rising Unemployment...

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday slammed the government for diverting the attention of people from rising unemployment in the country....

 2020-02-28 14:59 

NDTV

Three dead, 25 injured in blast at factory in Haryana's Bahadurgarh...

Three people were killed and 25 others injured in a powerful blast at a factory in Bahadurgarh in Haryana's Jhajjar district on Friday, police said....

 2020-02-28 14:52 

NDTV

Delhi Court Seeks Manish Sisodia's Stand On Plea Challenging His Election...

The Delhi High Court Friday sought response from Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on a plea challenging his election from the Patparganj constituency in the Delhi Assembly polls....

 2020-02-28 14:52 

NDTV

Bengal Celebrates National Science Day With Quiz, Workshop, Conclave...

Around 300 students from nine schools took part in the National Science Day celebration at the Science City in Kolkata on Friday....

 2020-02-28 14:37 

NDTV

Only 15% Research And Development Workforce Are Women: President Kovind...

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rued the lesser number of women in the area of science and technology and said they comprise only 15 per cent of the workforce in research and development....

 2020-02-28 14:24 

NDTV

Schools In Violence-Hit Delhi Areas To Open Tomorrow For Situation Review...

The city government schools which were closed in view of violence in northeast Delhi and parts of east Delhi will open on Saturday for principals and staff to assess the current situation, officials......

 2020-02-28 14:20 

NDTV

SBI Clerk 2020 Prelim Exam Begins Tomorrow...

SBI Clerk 2020: State Bank of India (SBI) will begin the preliminary exam for Clerk or Junior Associate recruitment tomorrow. The exam will conclude on March 8, 2020....

 2020-02-28 14:17 

NDTV

AAP Government Gives Nod To Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar In JNU Sedition Case...

The Delhi government has permitted the prosecution of Left leader Kanhaiya Kumar over a long-pending sedition case that alleges the former Jawaharlal Nehru University student led a procession that......

 2020-02-28 14:15 

NDTV

Sonia Gandhi Deputes Team To Assess Violence-Hit Delhi Areas...

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today deputed a five-member team to visit the violence-hit areas in the northeast Delhi and submit a report to her after assessing the situation there....

 2020-02-28 14:10 

NDTV

Foreign Secretary Travels To Kabul Ahead Of Signing Of US, Taliban Peace Deal...

A day ahead of the signing of a landmark peace deal between the US and the Taliban, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday travelled to Kabul and conveyed India's unstinted support to a......

  • Need an account?  
    or