Manjiri Chitre
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‘If I die surrounded by Chinese officials…’: Dalai Lama slams Beijing

The Chinese authorities have often regarded the Dalai Lama as a “controversial and a separatist figure”.

The Dalai Lama (Tenzin Choejor/Dalai Lama's official website)
The Dalai Lama (Tenzin Choejor/Dalai Lama's official website)
Updated on Sep 23, 2022 12:04 AM IST

'Totally unacceptable': UN chief on talks of nuclear amid Russia-Ukraine war

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres urged a probe into the ‘catalog of cruelty’ in the Ukraine war.

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres. (AP file photo)
United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres. (AP file photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2022 11:54 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

West UP rain: Aligarh schools shut, Yogi's Mathura visit cancelled | 5 facts

Due to severe waterlogging in some parts of the state, the Aligarh administration has closed schools for two days.

West UP rains: Aligarh schools shut, Yogi's Mathura visit cancelled | 5 facts
West UP rains: Aligarh schools shut, Yogi's Mathura visit cancelled | 5 facts
Updated on Sep 22, 2022 10:38 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

‘Mohan Bhagwat is Rashtra Pita’: All India Imam Organisation chief

After holding a meeting with the RSS chief, Ilyasi told news agency PTI that “we all believe nation comes first”.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.(PTI)
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.(PTI)
Published on Sep 22, 2022 05:26 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Maharashtra: 4 dead, 1 missing as building portion collapses in Ulhasnagar

The incident took place at Manas tower at OT section, Ulhasnagar 5, following which five were feared to be trapped.

Maharashtra: 4 dead, 1 missing as building portion collapses in Ulhasnagar(Hindustan Times)
Maharashtra: 4 dead, 1 missing as building portion collapses in Ulhasnagar(Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 22, 2022 04:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Truck driver who mowed down 4 in Delhi's Seemapuri held from UP, vehicle seized

Besides the four deaths, two others were injured when the speeding truck ran over them in Delhi’s Seemapuri.

Truck driver who mowed down 4 in Delhi's Seemapuri held from UP, vehicle seized. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Truck driver who mowed down 4 in Delhi's Seemapuri held from UP, vehicle seized. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 11:04 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan expecting third child: ‘Lots of love…’

The couple, who got married in 2012, have two daughters - August, who is five years old, and Maxima - who is six years old.

Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan expecting third child(Instagram)
Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan expecting third child(Instagram)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 11:01 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

‘World won’t allow Putin…', says Zelensky after Putin's address on Ukraine

According to a report by news agency Reuters, Zelensky also vowed to press on with liberating Ukrainian territory captured by Russian forces.

FILE - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky(AP)
FILE - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky(AP)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 07:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

China calls for ‘ceasefire through dialogue’ after Putin's address on Ukraine

Putin said the decree on the partial mobilisation of its two million-strong military reserves has been signed to fight the war in Ukraine.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (Photo by AFP)(AFP)
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (Photo by AFP)(AFP)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 07:05 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Commuters stuck for hours between Manesar and Gurugram, cops issue advisory

The commuters who were stuck in the traffic jam said that it took them almost five hours to reach IMT Chowk, Manesar from Hero Honda Chowk, reported PTI.

Commuters stuck for hours between Manesar and Gurugram, cops issue advisory(ANI)
Commuters stuck for hours between Manesar and Gurugram, cops issue advisory(ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2022 06:45 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

‘Situation is peaceful’: Cops on stir over student suicide at Lovely University

According to senior police superintendent Mukhtiar Rai, the matter was brought to their notice on Tuesday evening, adding a suicide note was had been found.

Cops on stir over student suicide at Lovely University. (Sourced)
Cops on stir over student suicide at Lovely University. (Sourced)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 04:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

‘Heartbreaking’: On Leicester violence, Hindus & Muslims read out peace message

Das said the recent violence and attacks on individuals was heartbreaking for the entire community and not part of their faiths.

Amid Leicester violence, Hindu, Muslim communities issue joint statement(Twitter/@darshnasoni)
Amid Leicester violence, Hindu, Muslim communities issue joint statement(Twitter/@darshnasoni)
Published on Sep 20, 2022 10:38 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

On Mann’s drunk on flight row, Kejriwal says Oppn lying to corner Punjab CM

A political controversy broke out after reports that Mann was “deboarded” from a Lufthansa flight on Saturday night because he was allegedly in an “inebriated” state.

Delhi chief minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal defends Bhagwant Mann on ‘drunk on flight’ debate (PTI Photo)
Delhi chief minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal defends Bhagwant Mann on ‘drunk on flight’ debate (PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2022 08:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Cong prez polls: Will Rahul be back in Delhi as deadline to file papers nears?

Names of Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot have emerged as possible candidates for Congress president.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (PTI)
Published on Sep 20, 2022 07:29 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Noida wall collapse: Sub-contractor who provided labourers held | 5 points

The chief executive officer of the Noida Authority said compensation is being provided to the kin of the deceased labourers.

Noida: Rescue operations after a portion of a boundary wall of a housing society collapsed, at Jal Vayu Vihar in Noida, Tuesday, (PTI Photo)
Noida: Rescue operations after a portion of a boundary wall of a housing society collapsed, at Jal Vayu Vihar in Noida, Tuesday, (PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2022 04:34 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

‘Poisoning young minds’: BJP leader slams Mufti on remark against hymn in school

The BJP leader accused Mufti of 'poisoning young minds' for 'vested political interests'.

Jammu and Kashmir’s BJP chief Ravinder Raina(Image via Twitter)
Jammu and Kashmir’s BJP chief Ravinder Raina(Image via Twitter)
Published on Sep 20, 2022 03:29 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Islamabad high court drops terrorism charges against former Pak PM Imran Khan

Imran Khan was booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act in a terrorism case on the complaint of Islamabad Saddar Magistrate Ali Javed for threatening a female judge of the federal capital.

Islamabad high court drops terrorism charges against former Pak PM Imran Khan(AFP / File)
Islamabad high court drops terrorism charges against former Pak PM Imran Khan(AFP / File)
Published on Sep 19, 2022 04:33 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

'People will not appreciate...': Congress leader on Amarinder Singh's BJP move

Punjab Lok Congress spokesperson Pritpak Singh Baliawal said Friday that Singh is likely to merge his party with the BJP.

Congress MP Deepender Hooda . (HT file photo)
Congress MP Deepender Hooda . (HT file photo)
Published on Sep 19, 2022 02:26 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Passenger reportedly blacklisted after creating ruckus on Pak plane | Watch

The passenger has been accused of damaging the flight's window by kicking it with force - as if he was trying to break it.

Passenger reported to be blacklisted after creating ruckus in plane(Twitter/@YusraSAskari)
Passenger reported to be blacklisted after creating ruckus in plane(Twitter/@YusraSAskari)
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 02:23 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

‘Cheetahs brought to divert attention from…’: Nath on big cats’ rehoming in MP

The MP national park was reportedly readied for lions, but the Gujarat government did not release them.

‘Cheetahs brought to divert attention from…’: Nath on big cats’ rehoming in MP(ANI Photo)
‘Cheetahs brought to divert attention from…’: Nath on big cats’ rehoming in MP(ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 18, 2022 11:14 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Chandigarh univ video ‘leak’: Himachal CM says legal to be taken against accused

On Sunday morning, massive protests erupted on the campus of Chandigarh University over ‘rumours’ of objectionable videos of several women students being recorded.

Himachal CM on Chandigarh university video leak(HT Photo)
Himachal CM on Chandigarh university video leak(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 18, 2022 08:36 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Crude bomb blast in Bengal school: Four arrested, 10 bombs recovered

The police also said 10 crude bombs have also been recovered from the residence of one of the accused.

Crude bomb blast in Bengal school: Four arrested, 10 bombs recovered(ANI)
Crude bomb blast in Bengal school: Four arrested, 10 bombs recovered(ANI)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 06:58 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Chandigarh University video ‘leak’: NCW takes cognizance, writes to Punjab DGP

Taking to Twitter, the NCW chairperson said she spoke to the CP Punjab commission for women and was told that no suicide happened at the university over the issue.

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma. (PTI File)
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma. (PTI File)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 05:30 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

‘India to get more Cheetahs': Project chief amid cheer over return of big cats

Laurie Marker has been an advisor to the Indian government on the Cheetah relocation project over the past 12 years.

A cheetah after being released inside a special enclosure of the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday (PTI)
A cheetah after being released inside a special enclosure of the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday (PTI)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 05:05 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

PM Modi launches National Logistics Policy | Five points on the new initiative

The policy reduces the logistics cost in the country for improving the competitiveness of Indian goods both in domestic as well as export markets.

PM Modi launches National Logistics Policy(ANI)
PM Modi launches National Logistics Policy(ANI)
Published on Sep 17, 2022 10:19 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Pehle kabootar chodte the…’: PM on cheetah project at logistics policy launch

Earlier in the day that coincided with Modi’s 72nd birthday, the PM released eight cheetahs brought from Africa’s Namibia in the Kuno National Park of Madhya Pradesh.

PM Modi at launch of the National Logistics Policy
PM Modi at launch of the National Logistics Policy
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 09:21 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Meet this woman DTC bus driver who didn’t know how to ride cycle till recently

A post about the woman, Sharmila, was shared amid efforts of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led city government to recruit women drivers for DTC buses.

Meet this woman DTC bus driver who didn’t know how to ride cycle till recently(Twitter/@TransportDelhi)
Meet this woman DTC bus driver who didn’t know how to ride cycle till recently(Twitter/@TransportDelhi)
Published on Sep 17, 2022 06:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Japan braces for 'violent’ Typhoon Nanmadol amid warning for thousands

The typhoon is likely to bring along strong winds, gusting up to 75 meters a second as it hits its way toward southern Kyushu.

This handout photo taken and released on September 17, 2022 by the Japan Meteorological Agency shows satellite imagery shows Typhoon Nanmadol located near the southern remote islands of Japan.(AFP)
This handout photo taken and released on September 17, 2022 by the Japan Meteorological Agency shows satellite imagery shows Typhoon Nanmadol located near the southern remote islands of Japan.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 10:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

PM Modi appeals for ‘standing ovation’ for Cheetahs brought from Africa. Watch

Earlier in the day, PM Modi released the eight Cheetahs that were brought from Africa’s Namibia in the Kuno National Park of Madhya Pradesh.

PM Modi appeals for ‘standing ovation’ for Cheetahs brought from Africa(ANI)
PM Modi appeals for ‘standing ovation’ for Cheetahs brought from Africa(ANI)
Published on Sep 17, 2022 03:48 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Saudi man marries 53 times in 43 years. He says this is the reason

Abdullah said that his shortest spell of marriage was a one-night event.

Saudi man marries 53 times in 43 years. He says this is the reason(Unsplash/MARCUS LEWIS.)
Saudi man marries 53 times in 43 years. He says this is the reason(Unsplash/MARCUS LEWIS.)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 10:07 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami
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