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just now.New Delhi, Delhi, India
April 18 marks the death anniversary of freedom fighter Ramachandra Pandurang Yawalkar, also known as Tatya Tope. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @SVishnuReddy)

  • Tatya Tope was born in Maharashtra's Nashik in 1814
  • Tope took command of the rebel forces of the state of Gwalior in November 1857
  • He fought about 150 battles against the Britishers with no formal military training

8 minutes ago
Uttarakhand decided upon the board exams amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

Amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, Uttarakhand has cancelled the state board ...

26 minutes ago.Ottawa, ON, Canada
Canadian authorities said Saturday that the country recorded a second case of rare but serious case of blood-clotting. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Canada has still recommended AstraZeneca's vaccine for use
  • The vaccine, which resulted in blood clotting in a patient, was supplied by the Serum Institute of India
  • Canada reported its first case of blood clotting on Tuesday

43 minutes ago.Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
At least five people died after a fire broke out at a hospital in Chhattisgarh's Raipur on Saturday, April 17, 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The incident took place at Raipur's Rajdhani hospital 
  • "Five persons have lost their lives in the incident," the police said
  • Other patients were shifted to other hospitals, police said

55 minutes ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The film 'Maha Samudram' is set to release on August 19, 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @AKentsOfficial)

  • The first look of movie Maha Samudram was released by the makers on Saturday
  • It marked the birthday of lead actor Siddharth
  • The other cast members include Aditi Rao Hydari and Anu Emmanuel

1 hour ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health worker takes a swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 tests at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India has recorded 14,788,109 COVID-19 cases, till now
  • The death toll from COVID-19 in India now stands at 177,150
  • There are 1,801,316 active cases in the country

1 hour ago.Berlin, Germany
Electric carmaker Tesla has planned a 'gigafactory' in the Brandenburg region outside Berlin. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Tesla and environmental campaigners have locked horns over the carmaker's proposed 'gigafactory' outside Berlin
  • "Tesla needs far too much water, and the region does not have this water," said an environmentalist
  • Tesla had to temporarily suspend forest clearing last year after campaigners won an injunction 

1 hour ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The National Defence Academy (NDA) entrance examination for the admission of Navy, Army, and Air Force is being held on Sunday, April 18, 2021. (PTI Photo/Representative)

  • The exam will be held in offline mode across the nation at various centres 
  • It will be conducted in two shifts
  • The NDA exam is being conducted by the Union Public Service Commission

1 hour ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tourists walk under umbrellas at Taj Mahal during a hot day in Agra. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • World Heritage Day is also known as International Day for  Monuments and Sites
  • This year, the theme is 'Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures'
  • The day is observed on April 18 every year

2 hours ago.Belgrade, Serbia
World number one Novak Djokovic will relaunch the Serbia Open tournament in Belgrade on Monday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Djokovic was among several players who tested positive for COVID-19 after the last year's event
  • Organisers insist that the forthcoming ATP clay court event will be very different
  • The Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade will also stage a second clay court event from May 24