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  • Dec 14, 2021 11:04 PM IST

    Top BJP leaders, including JP Nadda, in Ayodhya tomorrow

    BJP national president JP Nadda, along with CMs and deputy CMs of party-ruled states, will go to Ayodhya around 11am on Wednesday.

  • Dec 14, 2021 10:24 PM IST

    Omicron cases reported from 77 countries, says WHO

    “77 countries have now reported cases of Omicron. It is spreading at a rate we have not seen with any previous variant,” says World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

  • Dec 14, 2021 09:43 PM IST

    Uttarakhand CM speaks to state health minister who met with accident

    “Spoke to my colleague and cabinet minister Dr Dhan Singh Rawat. He sustained minor injuries but there is nothing to worry,” tweets Pushkar Singh Dhami.

  • Dec 14, 2021 09:19 PM IST

    Nirav Modi case judge says will accept govt assurances 

    Judge says will accept government assurances for Nirav Modi, as extradition appeal begins at UK high court.

  • Dec 14, 2021 09:02 PM IST

    45 new Covid-19 cases in Delhi

    Delhi reports 45 new Covid-19 cases, 31 recoveries and zero deaths. Total tally rises to 1,441,793 including 1,416,286 recoveries, 25,100 deaths and 407 active cases.

  • Dec 14, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Delhi-Kathmandu bus service to resume from tomorrow

    Delhi-Kathmandu bus service, suspended due to Covid-19, to resume tomorrow from Dr Ambedkar Stadium Terminal, Delhi.

  • Dec 14, 2021 08:03 PM IST

    Rajasthan govt announces ex-gratia for Sq Ldr Kuldeep Singh's kin

    Rajasthan government announces ex-gratia of 1 crore for the family of Squadron Leader Kuldeep Singh who lost his life in the Tamil Nadu chopper crash on December 8.

  • Dec 14, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    8 more Omicron cases in Maharashtra

    Eight new Omicron variant cases detected in Maharashtra, of which seven are from Mumbai. One is from Vasai-Virar. None of the infected persons have any international travel history. State's tally rises to 28: Maharashtra health department

  • Dec 14, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    Uttarakhand health minister injured in accident

    Dhan Singh Rawat receives minor injuries after car meets with an accident while going from Thalisain to Dehradun.

  • Dec 14, 2021 06:50 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu, Telangana CMs meet in Chennai

    Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin and Telangana counterpart K Chandrashekar Rao meet at former's residence in Chennai.

  • Dec 14, 2021 05:59 PM IST

    Group Captain Varun Singh ‘critical’ but ‘stable’: IAF

    Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the December 8 chopper crash, continues to be critical but stable. He is on life support system in Bengaluru Command Hospital: Indian Air Force (IAF)

  • Dec 14, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    Positive result confirmed for anti-Covid pill: Pfizer

    Pfizer says study confirms positive results for anti-Covid pill.

  • Dec 14, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    Pre-booking RT-PCR tests compulsory from December 20 for 6 airports, says Centre

    Starting December 20, all international travelers from 'at-risk' countries, arriving at airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad will have to compulsorily pre-book an RT-PCR test: Ministry of civil aviation.

  • Dec 14, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    FIR against Sanjay Raut: Shiv Sena MPs meet Delhi Police chief

    Shiv Sena MPs meet Delhi Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana in connection with the withdrawal of the FIR against party leader and MP Sanjay Raut.

  • Dec 14, 2021 04:46 PM IST

    2nd Omicron case in China

    China confirms its second case of Omicron, a 67-year-old man who tested positive after more than two weeks of quarantine.

  • Dec 14, 2021 04:33 PM IST

    Iraq hangs three over ‘terrorism’ charges

    Three hanged in Iraq over ‘terrorism’ charges, reports AFP citing security sources.

  • Dec 14, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    Nirav Modi extradition: UK court begins hearing

    UK High Court begins hearing fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's appeal against extradition to India.

  • Dec 14, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    Anil Deshmukh's judicial custody extended till December 27

    Judicial custody of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh extended till December 27 in the 100 crore extortion case. Deshmukh is currently lodged in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail.

  • Dec 14, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Bihar CM says state ‘highly alert’ over Omicron threat

    “We are highly alert in view of the Omicron threat. Till now, over 9 crore Covid-19 vaccinations have been done in Bihar. We will achieve 100% vaccination soon,” says chief minister Nitish Kumar.

  • Dec 14, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    UN accuses Taliban of ‘at least’ 72 extrajudicial killings

    United Nations accuses Taliban of being behind ‘at least’ 72 extrajudicial killings in Afghanistan.

  • Dec 14, 2021 02:19 PM IST

    Can win 400 seats in Uttar Pradesh, reiterates Akhilesh Yadav

    If all of us come together, it is possible to convince the people of Uttar Pradesh and win 400 seats: Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief and former UP CM

  • Dec 14, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    ‘Democracy being killed': Rahul Gandhi

    Oppn not being allowed to raise issues in Parliament. Democracy being killed, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

  • Dec 14, 2021 01:25 PM IST

    Delhi reports 4 more cases of Omicron, tally rises to 6


    Delhi has detected 4 new cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, taking the total number of such infections to 6 in the national capital, health minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.

    “Of the 6 cases, 1 patient has been discharged from the hospital. Currently, 35 Covid positive patients and 3 suspected cases are admitted to the LNJP Hospital,” Jain was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

  • Dec 14, 2021 11:02 AM IST

    SC allows Centre to build all-weather roads as part of Char Dham project

    The Supreme Court allows Centre to build all-weather roads, including strategic feeders leading to China border, as part of Char Dham project.

  • Dec 14, 2021 10:49 AM IST

    PM Modi chairs meeting with CMs of BJP ruled states in Varanasi

    PM Narendra Modi is chairing a meeting with the chief ministers of BJP-ruled states in Varanasi. BJP chief JP Nadda, secretary organisation and some office bearers of UP BJP and BJP Kashi region are also present in the meeting.

  • Dec 14, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    UK-India are natural partners: UK PM

    With shared culture of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, UK-India are natural partners, says UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Global Tech Summit.

  • Dec 14, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    With 5,784 new cases, India's daily Covid-19 tally sees 21.3% fall, 252 new deaths recorded

    India records 5,784 new cases in the last 24 hours, a fall of 21.3% from yesterday, according to the Union health ministry data. The death toll saw jump of 252 related fatalities. 

  • Dec 14, 2021 09:19 AM IST

    Magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

    Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck 95 km north of Maumere, Indonesia today: United States Geological Survey (USGS)

  • Dec 14, 2021 09:12 AM IST

    ‘Hope SAD-BSP alliance comes to power in Punjab': Mayawati 

    I hope that the alliance of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will come to power in Punjab with the full majority in the next Assembly elections, under the leadership of Sukhbir Singh Badal, says BSP chief Mayawati, reports ANI.

  • Dec 14, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    2 new Omicron cases in Maharashtra, 1 in Gujarat; country's tally climbs to 41

    Maharashtra has said two more fully vaccinated people were found infected with Omicron and a man tested positive for the latest variant of the coronavirus in Gujarat, taking the tally in the country of such cases to 41 on Monday. Read More

  • Dec 14, 2021 07:38 AM IST

    Opposition to hit the streets over MPs’ suspension

    More than 18 Opposition parties have planned a march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk to protest against the suspension of 12 lawmakers from the Rajya Sabha — an issue that has already triggered daily protests inside and outside the Upper House since past two weeks. Read More

  • Dec 14, 2021 07:04 AM IST

    Delhi Air Quality Index in  'very poor' category

    Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 328 (overall) in the 'very poor' category, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India

  • Dec 14, 2021 06:45 AM IST

    Modi inspects key developmental projects in Kashi after midnight

    After 12.30 in the night, PM Modi along with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath revisited Kashi Vishwanath Temple. He walked from Godaulia intersection to Kashi Vishwanath Temple. PM Modi also visited Banaras railway station and inspected it. Before that, he took stock of various developmental works

    The Prime Minister is on two-day visit to Varanasi. 


Boeing eyes follow-on order for 6 P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft from navy

Published on Sep 21, 2023 06:10 PM IST

The Indian Navy has a fleet of 12 Boeing-made P-8I planes, split into two squadrons operating from Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu and Goa.

Indian Navy P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft

'Canadians from other countries too': MEA explains visa suspension

India's move comes days after Canadian PM Justin Trudeau made big allegations linking India to the killing of Khalistani extremist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Thursday.
Published on Sep 21, 2023 06:09 PM IST

New Delhi wants reduction in Canada diplomats: Interference in internal affairs

Canada has higher number of diplomats present in India than what India has in Candana. New Delhi wants a reduction amid India-Canada diplomatic row.

India wants reduction in the number of Canadian diplomats.
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 05:36 PM IST

Derek O'brien quotes Adityanath's 2010 remark on women's quota in Rajya Sabha

TMC MP Derek O'Brien also urged the government to bring the women's reservation bill in Rajya Sabha.

TMC MP Derek O'Brien speaks in the Rajya Sabha (PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 05:21 PM IST

Hardeep Nijjar killing row: India-Canada relations in numbers

Indian students make up 40 per cent of overall international enrolment in Canada, according to Canadian Bureau for International Education.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in New Delhi on February 23, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 04:43 PM IST

India is a technological superpower: Shashi Tharoor at special Parliament session

Tharoor also showered praise on the India’s research programme which is focused on rural development, weather forecasting among other things

Tharoor was speaking during the special session of Parliament. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 04:18 PM IST
ByHarshita Grover

Canada's allegations politically driven, prejudiced: MEA on diplomatic row

MEA said no specific information was ever shared by the Canadian government on the allegations that Trudeau levelled.

Canada's allegations politically driven, there's degree of prejudice: MEA on India-Canada row
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 05:38 PM IST

NIA seeks information on 10 accused in Indian consulate attack in San Francisco

In 'request for identification and information' notices issued against the accused, NIA sought information of importance that could lead to their arrest.

During the intervening night of March 18 and 19 some pro-Khalistani entities allegedly trespassed into the Indian consulate and tried to burn it down.
Published on Sep 21, 2023 03:24 PM IST

San Francisco consulate attacks: NIA releases pictures of 10 suspects

The action comes against the backdrop of heightened tensions between India and Canada following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegation of Indian involvement in Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s killing

Khalistan supporters have carried out a series of attacks on Indian missions abroad. (AFP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:15 PM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan

‘Have full courage to talk on China’: Rajnath Singh to Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Rajnath Singh said he has full courage to talk on China as he countered Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's statement.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh(PTI)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 02:58 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor 'disappointed' by Trudeau; ‘…should not get out of control’

While Shashi Tharoor expressed concerns, Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal met Amit Shah to discuss India-Canada developments.

Shashi Tharoor said the deteriorating situation of India-Canada relationships should not be allowed to get out of hand.
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:18 PM IST

‘Operational reasons’: India suspends visa services in Canada as rift widens

The suspension of visa services comes a day after an advisory urging Indians in Canada to exercise utmost caution in view of “politically-condoned hate crimes”

The High Commission of India is seen in Ottawa on Sept. 20 (AP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:19 PM IST

Afternoon briefing: Air India official suspended, Bishnoi claims Duneke's death

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Air India (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 02:28 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM unveils 108-ft ‘Statue of Oneness’ in Omkareshwar | Details

Adi Shankaracharya, who was born in what is now Kerala, is said to have arrived at Omkareshwar as a young monk, where he encountered his guru Govind Bhagwadpad.

'Ekatmata Ki Pratima' or 'Statue of Oneness' of Adi Shankaracharya in Omkareshwar unveiled in MP's Omkareshwar on Thursday,(X/@ChouhanShivraj)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 02:26 PM IST
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