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UK high court denies Nirav Modi’s request to file appeal

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 11:34 PM IST
The UK high court has turned down diamantaire Nirav Modi’s appeal against his extradition to India, leaving him with five days to mount a further appeal in what is expected to be a protracted legal process
Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla indicated India’s position while addressing a virtual meeting of senior officials of member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), a grouping established in 1992. (PTI PHOTO.)
Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla indicated India’s position while addressing a virtual meeting of senior officials of member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), a grouping established in 1992. (PTI PHOTO.)

India seeks concerted action to tackle terror, radicalisation across Asia

PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 11:18 PM IST
CICA was created to boost cooperation to promote peace, security and stability in Asia. The grouping also promotes dialogue and confidence-building across Asia. The 27 members of CICA include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Wednesday alleged that chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had misled people on Assam’s poor performance in Niti Aayog’s SDG report of 2020-21. (PTI PHOTO.)
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Wednesday alleged that chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had misled people on Assam’s poor performance in Niti Aayog’s SDG report of 2020-21. (PTI PHOTO.)

Assam CM misled people on Niti Aayog report, says Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi

PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Overall, Assam figures in the bottom rankings of all the essential categories of economy, healthcare, education and gender equality and there hasn’t been any significant growth since 2018, the Congress MP alleged.
PM Modi had announced that the scheme will be extended by five months, till Diwali, in his address to the nation on June 7.(PTI)
PM Modi had announced that the scheme will be extended by five months, till Diwali, in his address to the nation on June 7.(PTI)

PM Garib Kalyan Yojana: Govt approves additional grain allocation till Nov 30

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 10:26 PM IST
The PM-GKAY was initially announced for a period of two months, May and June, with an estimated expenditure of 26,602 crore.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses the media at Nabanna in Howrah district on Wednesday. (PTI PHOTO.)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses the media at Nabanna in Howrah district on Wednesday. (PTI PHOTO.)

‘Waiting for nod from PM’: Mamata on delay in dates for bypolls in Bengal

UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 10:10 PM IST
Earlier elections in two seats in Murshidabad were cancelled when the candidates died of Covid-19 in April. Later, 2 BJP MPs Nisith Pramanik and Jagannath Sarkar who won the assembly polls resigned. Two other TMC legislators died after contracting Covid-19 , while MLA from Bhawanipore, Sovan Deb Chatterjee, resigned so that Banerjee could contest from the seat.
A woman in western New York had been receiving packages from e-commerce platform Amazon at her doorsteps that she didn’t order and the e-commerce platform initially even refused to retrieve those items. (Reuters/For Representative Purposes Only)
A woman in western New York had been receiving packages from e-commerce platform Amazon at her doorsteps that she didn’t order and the e-commerce platform initially even refused to retrieve those items. (Reuters/For Representative Purposes Only)

News updates from HT: New York woman receives hundreds of Amazon packages

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 08:48 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
In recent years, several states have been encouraging farmers to sell cow dung for organic farming.(AP / Representational Image)
In recent years, several states have been encouraging farmers to sell cow dung for organic farming.(AP / Representational Image)

Manure hunt underway in Chhattisgarh after thieves steal 800 kg cow dung

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 08:38 PM IST
  • The Chhattisgarh government had earlier announced that it would purchase cow dung at about 2 per kilogram under the 'Godhan Nyay Yojna' scheme for the production of vermicompost.
SBI chief general manager R Radhakrishna told reporters that as a preventative measure to curtail any further loss all atm machines have been disabled(Bloomberg File Photo )
SBI chief general manager R Radhakrishna told reporters that as a preventative measure to curtail any further loss all atm machines have been disabled(Bloomberg File Photo )

SBI halts ATM operations in Tamil Nadu after 48 lakh

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 08:20 PM IST
  • Tamil Nadu Police suspect the individuals involved in the looting were not from the state
Deba Snana Purnima-- the grand bathing festival of Lord Jagannath that marks the prelude to the Rath Yatra is all set to be held on Thursday morning at the Jagannath Temple. (Image used for representation). (PTI PHOTO.)
Deba Snana Purnima-- the grand bathing festival of Lord Jagannath that marks the prelude to the Rath Yatra is all set to be held on Thursday morning at the Jagannath Temple. (Image used for representation). (PTI PHOTO.)

Orissa high court rejects pleas seeking Rath Yatra in places other than Puri

By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 07:37 PM IST
The Odisha government earlier this month had said the Rath Yatra will be held on July 12, only in Puri, keeping in mind the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court while banning it in all other places of the state.
Prateek Hajela who graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi was removed from his duties by the Madhya Pradesh chief minister(AFP Photo)
Prateek Hajela who graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi was removed from his duties by the Madhya Pradesh chief minister(AFP Photo)

NGO files complaint against Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 07:15 PM IST
  • Prateek Hajela, a 1995 batch IAS officer, was appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the process in 2013.
Representational image. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Representational image. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

India has administered over 294mn Covid vaccine doses till now

PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 06:43 PM IST
On Wednesday morning, India witnessed a rise in its daily count of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), as 50,848 fresh infections were registered in the last 24 hours
Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Ritu Kumar were summoned by ED on Wednesday.(HT )
Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Ritu Kumar were summoned by ED on Wednesday.(HT )

Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Ritu Kumar summoned by ED

By Neeraj Chauhan | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 06:25 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate summoned designers Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi and Ritu Kumar in connection with its probe against Punjab MLA and Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira.
Telangana had earlier fixed the costs of Covid-19 tests and treatment in private laboratories and hospitals in June last year.(ANI)
Telangana had earlier fixed the costs of Covid-19 tests and treatment in private laboratories and hospitals in June last year.(ANI)

Telangana caps cost of Covid-19 tests, treatment at private labs and hospitals

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Telangana government said daily treatment costs in Covid-19 isolation ward remains 4,000 per day while ICU beds with ventilators to cost 9,000 per day.
Nusrat Jahan has hurt Indian and Bengali culture by wearing sindoor and then denying her marriage, Dilip Ghosh has said.
Nusrat Jahan has hurt Indian and Bengali culture by wearing sindoor and then denying her marriage, Dilip Ghosh has said.

Nusrat Jahan should resign or TMC should sack her, says Dilip Ghosh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Nusrat Jahan invited chief minister Mamata Banerjee to her reception in Kolkata, wore sindoor, called a man (Nikhil Jain) husband and then denied the marriage, hurting Bengali culture, Dilip Ghosh said on Wednesday.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav. (File photo)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav. (File photo)

Tejashwi Yadav asks Chirag Paswan to join RJD-led alliance in Bihar

PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:44 PM IST
“It is for Chirag... to choose whether to stay with those propounding Bunch of Thoughts (a book written by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s second chief M S Golwalkar) or with forces, who believe in the principles of B R Ambedkar, who framed the Constitution, “ Tejashwi said
Marriages scheduled in the coming months follow the same protocol (Photo: Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Marriages scheduled in the coming months follow the same protocol (Photo: Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Soon-to-be-wed couples only want vaccinated guests to be present at their wedding

By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Couples are sending out invites asking friends and relatives to timely plan inoculation to be able to attend the wedding
Bringing maximum people under vaccine coverage and maintaining Covid appropriate behaviour are the only ways to fight the variants of the virus. (Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)
Bringing maximum people under vaccine coverage and maintaining Covid appropriate behaviour are the only ways to fight the variants of the virus. (Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)

Delta Plus in India: 40 cases, 1st specimen found in April sample | What we know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Karnataka on Wednesday reported the first case of Delta Plus, a dat after the Centre alerted Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (File photo) Exclusive
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (File photo)

50 tumultuous days of Mamata Banerjee’s government 3.0

By Joydeep Thakur, Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:18 PM IST
While the battle for the state witnessed a high-pitched election campaign, the first six weeks following the TMC’s victory were as turbulent politically, with allegations of post-poll violence, arrest of TMC ministers in Narada scam, the controversy around cyclone Yaas and the retirement of chief secretary
A health worker collects a swab sample of a passenger for a Covid-19 test at a railway station in Kerala on Wednesday. (PTI PHOTO.)
A health worker collects a swab sample of a passenger for a Covid-19 test at a railway station in Kerala on Wednesday. (PTI PHOTO.)

Kerala on high alert as 3 villages report cases of Delta Plus variant

UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:10 PM IST
In Palakkad, the variant was detected in two women in their 50s and both of them tested negative later. Palakkad DMO K P Reetha said their primary contacts tested negative and a massive testing drive was going on in the area.
More than half of the respondents said they use WhatsApp and YouTube for news consumption.(Reuters)
More than half of the respondents said they use WhatsApp and YouTube for news consumption.(Reuters)

WhatsApp, Facebook widely used for news, trust in television low: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 05:02 PM IST
  • The report noted that the increased dependency on social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp for news has also caused “serious problems with misinformation and hate speech.”
Yoga guru Ramdev on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging multiple first information reports (FIRs) against him for his comments on efficacy of allopathy in treatment of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(REUTERS)
Yoga guru Ramdev on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging multiple first information reports (FIRs) against him for his comments on efficacy of allopathy in treatment of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(REUTERS)

News updates from HT: Ramdev moves SC over FIRs against him for remarks

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 04:57 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar was arrested by the NCB on Wednesday.(PTI)
Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar was arrested by the NCB on Wednesday.(PTI)

Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested by NCB in drug peddling case

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 04:50 PM IST
NCB said it obtained some important clues in relation to the underworld linked with the terror funding during the investigation of a drugs case.
The accused after their arrest. (Sourced)
The accused after their arrest. (Sourced)

4 arrested for assaulting woman health worker at vaccination centre in Assam

By Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 04:42 PM IST
The incident allegedly took place on Tuesday afternoon at the vaccination centre in Dholai Molai ME School. The health worker alleged that the men also tried to destroy some important documents at the centre
Nirav Modi remains behind bars at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London since his arrest over two years ago on 19 March 2019.(File Photo)
Nirav Modi remains behind bars at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London since his arrest over two years ago on 19 March 2019.(File Photo)

UK high court rejects Nirav Modi's extradition plea

PTI | , London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 04:31 PM IST
The judge said that he was satisfied that there is evidence upon which Nirav Modi could be convicted in relation to the conspiracy to defraud the PNB.
Representational image.
Representational image.

Bar council proposal to set up university of legal education in Goa approved

By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 04:22 PM IST
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant said that the institute will be funded and run by the Bar Council of India; Goa only has to locate and identify a stretch of land to host the institute
External affairs minister S Jaishankar took part in an online interaction with Portuguese foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar took part in an online interaction with Portuguese foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva.

On TRIPS waiver, Jaishankar says Covid is a calamity that requires 'last resort'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 03:54 PM IST
The rising power of China is not a threat to Europe, but a challenge, Portuguese foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva said. To this, Jaishankar said, "We come from very different places".
Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami. (HT FILE)
Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami. (HT FILE)

TRP scam and Arnab Goswami: Here is what 2nd supplementary chagesheet says

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 03:32 PM IST
  • TRP scam: Of the seven new accused, five are connected to the Republic TV group. Shiva Subramanyam, Priya Mukherji, Shivendra Muldhekar and Ranjit Waltkar are the other four besides Goswami.
Yoga guru had stirred controversy with his remarks that he was enjoying the dual protection of yoga and Ayurveda and that is why he didn’t opt for Covid-19 vaccination.
Yoga guru had stirred controversy with his remarks that he was enjoying the dual protection of yoga and Ayurveda and that is why he didn’t opt for Covid-19 vaccination.

Ramdev moves SC over cases filed against him for his remarks on allopathy 

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Ramdev has also sought protection from coercive actions in the FIRs lodged by Indian Medical Association's Patna and Raipur wings.
Gulshan Lohar operates computer with his feet. (File photo/Twitter)
Gulshan Lohar operates computer with his feet. (File photo/Twitter)

Jharkhand's Gulshan Lohar lost both his arms; gets Covid-19 jab in thigh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Gulshan Lohar's disability has never stopped him and did not deter him to get vaccinated against Covid-19 either, as he took the first dose of the vaccine in his thigh muscle.
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