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Jan 31, 2023 10:53 PM IST

Dhanbad fire update: Three kids among 14 dead as fire engulfs apartment

At least 12 people including four children were killed in a massive fire which erupted at an apartment in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Tuesday evening. Several people are feared trapped in the building identified as ‘Ashirwad Apartment’ even as attempts are being made to douse the fire amid a frantic rescue effort. Read more.

Jan 31, 2023 10:14 PM IST

In Iran, couple jailed for more than 10 years over viral dancing video

An Iranian court has handed jail sentences of over 10 years each to a young couple who danced in front of one of Tehran's main landmarks, a video of which went viral, AFP reported.

Jan 31, 2023 9:22 PM IST

Jharkhand: Massive fire breaks out in apartment in Dhanbad; casualties feared

"Massive fire has broken out in an apartment in Dhanbad. Several feared trapped. A few deaths reported. The exact number can't be verified as rescue is still underway, " reported ANI quoting DSP Law and Order, Dhanbad.

Jan 31, 2023 8:18 PM IST

Former Union law minister Shanti Bhushan passes away at 97

Former Union law minister Shanti Bhushan passed away at 97 on Tuesday. Read more.

Jan 31, 2023 8:00 PM IST

Bihar: Over 50 people suffer food poisoning after eating at a Banquet in Chhapra

Bihar: More than 50 people suffered food poisoning after eating food at a Banquet in Chhapra, reported ANI quoting Kumar Gaurav, Medical Officer, Panapur.

Jan 31, 2023 7:53 PM IST

West Bengal: Fire breaks out at footwear godown in Kolkata

A fire broke out at a footwear godown in Topsia, Kolkata, West Bengal. 12 fire tenders have reached at the spot to douse the fire.

Jan 31, 2023 7:22 PM IST

CBI raids multiple locations in seven states in ongoing probe of two cases linked to Himachal police constable exam paper leak

CBI conducted searches at 50 locations in 7 states/UT including Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Punjab, UP, Haryana etc in ongoing probe of two cases related to leakage of question papers for written examinations for post of constables in Himachal police: CBI

Jan 31, 2023 7:02 PM IST

SC collegium recommends elevation of chief justices of Allahabad and Gujarat HC to top court

Supreme Court collegium recommends elevation of Justice Rajesh Bindal (chief justice, Allahabad HC) and Justice Aravind Kumar (chief justice Gujarat HC) to the Supreme Court.

Jan 31, 2023 6:19 PM IST

'Use and throw' part of Nitish Kumar's work culture, says Chirag Paswan

"Use and throw is part of his culture. This is the way he also treated leaders like George Fernandes and Sharad Yadav. He is also treating Upendra Kushwaha in a similar manner," Chirag Paswan mocks Nitish Kumar for his claim that he will rather die than join hands with the BJP again.

Jan 31, 2023 5:35 PM IST

Russia claims capture of Blagodatne, village north of Bakhmut in Ukraine, reports AFP

Russia has claimed Tuesday that it captured Blagodatne, village north of Bakhmut in Ukraine, reported AFP.

Jan 31, 2023 4:50 PM IST

Air India urination row: Accused Shankar Mishra granted bail by Delhi court

In the Air India 'urination' case, the accused Shankar Mishra was granted bail by Delhi court on Tuesday. Read more.

Jan 31, 2023 4:32 PM IST

Madras HC bench directs to take appropriate action to block ‘unauthorised’ websites running in name of Tamil Nadu temples

Madurai bench of Madras High court directs to take appropriate action to block unauthorized, illegal and fake websites in the name of temples across Tamil Nadu, reported ANI.

Jan 31, 2023 3:57 PM IST

'Armed forces can act against their officers for adultery': SC

Armed forces can act against their officers for adultery, as a Supreme Court constitution bench clarifies that its 2018 judgment quashing adultery under IPC didn't rule upon the Army Act. The Army Act provides for court martial of officers for such “unbecoming” acts with spouses of fellow officers.

Jan 31, 2023 3:52 PM IST

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu awarded lifetime imprisonment by Gujarat court

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu has been awarded lifetime imprisonment by Gujarat court for abduction, rape of woman between 2001 and 2006.

Jan 31, 2023 3:31 PM IST

Head of suspected suicide bomber recovered from blast site in Peshawar, reports PTI

Rescue officials on Tuesday recovered the severed head of the suspected suicide bomber who they believe blew himself up in the Peshawar attack which happened on Monday, PTI reported.

Jan 31, 2023 3:01 PM IST

Jio launches 5G services in 34 more cities; 225 cites covered till now

Jio has launched 5G services in 34 more cities, covering a total of 225 cities in India.

Jan 31, 2023 2:26 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor criticises President Murmu's budget session address, calls it ‘election speech for BJP’

“The President doesn't contest elections but it looks like BJP govt is conducting its next election campaign through her. The entire speech was an election speech trying to praise the govt for everything it has done&skipping over the bits it hasn't done so well,” reported ANI quoting Shashi Tharoor, Cong MP.

Jan 31, 2023 1:37 PM IST

Visakhapatnam to be capital of Andhra Pradesh, announces CM Reddy

Visakhapatnam to be the capital of Andhra Pradesh, announces CM Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Jan 31, 2023 1:06 PM IST

FM Sitharaman tables pre-Budget Economic Survey in Parliament

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday tabled the pre-Budget Economic Survey in the Parliament.

Jan 31, 2023 12:14 PM IST

476 roads closed in Himachal due to snowfall

476 roads including 3 National highways closed due to snowfall in various parts of Himachal Pradesh: State Disaster Management Authority

Jan 31, 2023 11:09 AM IST

Parliament Budget session: President addresses joint session of Parliament

President Droupadi Murmu is addressing the joint session of Parliament Budget session. “We have to build an Aatmanirbhar Bharat,” she said.

Jan 31, 2023 10:41 AM IST

PM Modi addresses media ahead of Parliament's budget session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday is addressing the media ahead of the Parliament's budget session.

Jan 31, 2023 10:07 AM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal receives death threat, accused detained

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday received death threat. The accused has been detained.

Jan 31, 2023 9:47 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi to attend Presidential address in Parliament today

Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi will attend today’s Presidential address in Parliament as many of the party's MPs are struck in Srinagar, J&K due to inclement weather.

Jan 31, 2023 9:21 AM IST

Markets opening bell

Day before budget, Sensex opens in green at 59,631, Nifty at 17,693

Jan 31, 2023 8:28 AM IST

Chamoli DM submits settlement plan for Joshimath

Chamoli District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana has suggested three options for the settlement of the displaced people in land subsidence-hit Joshimath, reported PTI. 

Jan 31, 2023 7:38 AM IST

IMF projects India's growth projection to be 6.1% in 2023

IMF (International Monetary Fund) projects India's growth projection to be 6.1% for 2023.

Jan 31, 2023 7:04 AM IST

Economic survey 2023 to be tabled today

The Parliament's Budget session will begin on Tuesday with a joint address to the two Houses of Parliament by President Droupadi Murmu followed by the table of the Economic Survey by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Jan 31, 2023 5:44 AM IST

US to end Covid-19 emergency declarations on May 11

The White House will end a pair of Covid-19 emergency declarations on May 11, in a latest signal that the administration is winding down its fight against the virus, reported Bloomberg. 

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