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  • Aug 01, 2022 10:40 PM IST

    Delhi sees fall in daily Covid tally with 822 cases

    The national capital on Monday saw a reduction in its daily Covid tally after 822 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 19,56,593. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 10:06 PM IST

    Record 72.42 lakh ITRs filed on July 31 deadline

    The cumulative income tax returns (ITRs) filed for the financial year 2021-22 stand at 5.83 crore with a record 72.42 lakh ITRs filed on the last day which was July 31.

  • Aug 01, 2022 09:52 PM IST

    Japanese Encephalitis claims four more lives in Assam, toll at 52

    Four more people died due to the Japanese Encephalitis in Assam, taking the state's toll to 52. All four persons died in central Assam's Nagaon district.

  • Aug 01, 2022 09:04 PM IST

    Delhi reports second case of Monkeypox

    The national capital on Monday reported its second case of Monekypox after an African national tested positive for the virus. The patient had no history of foreign travel and has been admitted to the LNJP hospital. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi hits out at Centre over Sanjay Raut's arrest

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at the Centre over Shiv Sena leader Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut being remanded in ED custody in connection with a money laundering case. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    Goa bar row: Neither Smriti Irani nor her daughter own cafe, says Delhi HC

    The Delhi high court said on Monday that neither Union minister Smriti Irani nor her 18-year-old daughter Zoish are the owners of the restaurant in Goa. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 07:52 PM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir adds 397 new Covid cases

    Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 397 fresh cases on Monday, which pushed the caseload to 4,65,163. Single fatality was reported from the Union Territory during the day and the toll has climbed to 4,772. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 07:33 PM IST

    Maharashtra governor apologises for remarks over Mumbai

    Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who faced widespread criticism for his comment that there will be “no money left” in Mumbai if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis were removed from the city, issued an apology on Monday. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 06:54 PM IST

    Punjab: Police arrest 5 members of Lawrence Bishnoi's gang

    The Punjab Police on Monday arrested five members of Lawrence Bishnoi's gang. According to Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Anti-Gangster Task Force and Rupnagar range, Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, teams from Fatehgarh Sahib district busted the interstate gang operating in the state. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Can supply 1 crore doses of vaccine against cervical cancer by December: SII tells Centre

    The Serum Institute of India (SII) told the Centre on Monday that it can supply 1 crore doses of the Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) against cervical cancer by December. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 05:46 PM IST

    Sri Lanka SC extends overseas travel ban on Rajapaksa brothers till Aug 4

    The Sri Lankan Supreme Court on Monday extended the overseas travel ban on former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his younger brother and former finance minister Basil Rajapaksa till August 4. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 05:11 PM IST

    Update: Jabalpur fire hospital toll rises to 10, 13 injured so far

    The death toll in the fire which broke at the New Life Multi Specialist Hospital in Jabalpur has now climbed to 10 and 13 people have been injured so far. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 04:44 PM IST

    4 dead, 9 injured after fire breaks out at hospital in MP's Jabalpur

    Four people died while nine others were injured after fire broke out at the New Life Multi Specialist Hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    Educational institutions in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram to remain closed tomorrow

    All Educational institutions in Thiruvananthapuram will remain closed on Tuesday in view of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing a red alert. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 04:12 PM IST

    Delhi liquor shops and bars to open soon as LG approves extension of excise policy 2021-22 by a month

    Liquor shops and bars in the national capital will open soon as lieutenant governor Vinai Kumar Saxena approved the extension of the excise policy 2021-22 by a month. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 03:50 PM IST

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut remanded in ED custody till August 4

    Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut has been remanded in the Enforcement Directorate's (ED's) custody till August 4 in connection with a money laundering case. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 03:41 PM IST

    Central agencies being used to destablisie non-BJP states: C'garh CM

    Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel hit out at the Centre on Wednesday by saying that central agencies- the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Income Tax Department- are being used to destabilise non-BJP ruled states.

  • Aug 01, 2022 03:30 PM IST

    Money laundering case: ED seeks 8-day custody of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

  • Aug 01, 2022 02:42 PM IST

    5G spectrum auction ends; provisional sale amount at 1.5 lakh crore

    India's first auction of the 5G spectrum, which stretched for seven days, finally ended on Monday with spectrum worth 1,50,173 crore being sold, a report by news agency PTI said. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Spurious liqour being sold openly in Gujarat, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) national convener Arvind Kejrwial, who is currently on a visit to poll-bound Gujarat, said on Monday that spurious liquor is being sold openly in the state. 

    "At present, people of Gujarat have 2 options, either they'll get spurious liquor if they'll vote for them (BJP) or they'll get employment, if they vote for us. Electricity, school, jobs will be the issues now,"  Kejriwal told reporters, news agency ANI reported. 

  • Aug 01, 2022 12:42 PM IST

    Sanjay Raut, brought out of ED office in Mumbai, heads for medical checkup

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut being taken to court by ED officers after his arrest, in Mumbai on Monday. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT)
    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut being taken to court by ED officers after his arrest, in Mumbai on Monday. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT)

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut was brought out of ED office in Mumbai. He is being taken to JJ Hospital for a medical checkup.

    Raut was arrested in the early hours of Monday in an alleged money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities in the redevelopment of a Mumbai 'chawl'.

  • Aug 01, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    GST collections in July 28% higher than last year, shows govt data

    Goods and Services Tax collection for the month of July was recorded at 148,995 crore, which is 28 per cent higher as compared to the same month last year. This is the second highest revenue since the introduction of the GST in 2017.

    Of the total, CGST was 25,751 crore, SGST was 32,807 crore, IGST was 79,518 crore (including 41,420 crore collected on import of goods) and cess was 10,920 crore (including 995 crore collected on import of goods), the Ministry of Finance said in a statement.

  • Aug 01, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    Delhi Police gets new commissioner: Sanjay Arora arrives at headquarters after taking charge

  • Aug 01, 2022 10:32 AM IST

    Achinta Sheuli's brother says Bengal govt ‘ignorant’ of village boy's CWG win

    In 2020 state govt gave an award, nobody knows that a boy from our village participated in CWG. Even state's sports minister seems ignorant, we need government support. We are yet to see how much money will they give for it, says Alok Sheuli, Achinta Sheuli's brother.

  • Aug 01, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    Salman Khan gets gun license for self-protection after death threats

    Bollywood star Salman Khan has been issued an arms license after he applied for a gun license for self-protection in the backdrop of threat letters that he received recently.

    Salman had received a death threat from gangster Lawrence Bishnoi's gang following which he met Mumbai police chief Vivek Phansalkar over the threat letter to him and his father.

  • Aug 01, 2022 10:23 AM IST

    Railway forces organise motorcycle rally from Hyderabad to Delhi

    Railway Protection Force, South Central Railway has organised a motorcycle rally from Hyderabad to New Delhi, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations to mark the completion of 75 years of independence.

  • Aug 01, 2022 09:25 AM IST

    16,464 new Covid cases in India, 3,209 fewer than yesterday; 39 deaths in 24 hours

    India recorded 16,464 new cases, 39 deaths in the last 24 hours

    India's Active caseload currently stands at 1,43,989

    Active cases stand at 0.33%

    Recovery Rate currently at 98.48%

  • Aug 01, 2022 09:22 AM IST

    LPG 19-kg cylinder gets cheaper by 36. Check rates in your city

    With the latest reduction, a 19-kg commercial LPG cylinder in Delhi has dropped from 2012.50 to 1,976. In Mumbai, it will now cost 1936.50 instead of RS 1972.50. Read full story

  • Aug 01, 2022 08:07 AM IST

    Lead counsel of Gyanvapi mosque committee before Varanasi court dies

    Abhay Nath Yadav, the leading counsel for Gyanvapi mosque management committee before the Varanasi court, died of cardiac arrest last night.

  • Aug 01, 2022 07:58 AM IST

    Indian Army congratulates Achinta Sheuli on gold medal at CWG 2022

    Indian Army congratulates Havildar Achinta Sheuli on winning gold medal in weightlifting by lifting a total of 313 kg (GR) in Men's 73 kg finals.

  • Aug 01, 2022 07:24 AM IST

    Mumbai man dies after jumping from 9th floor of 5-star hotel: Report

    A 59-year-old man died allegedly after jumping from the 9th floor of a five-star hotel located in the Lower Parel area, yesterday. Case registered in NM Joshi Marg police station, according to ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    PM Modi congratulates Jeremy Lalrinnunga for Gold medal in CWG 2022

  • Aug 01, 2022 06:04 AM IST

    Arrested by ED, Sanjay Raut to be produced in Mumbai court today

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities in the redevelopment of a Mumbai 'chawl' after over six hours of questioning at the ED's zonal office in south Mumbai's Ballard Estate.

    He was taken into custody at 12:05am on Monday under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) as he was not cooperating in the probe, the officials claimed.

    The Rajya Sabha MP of the Sena, led by former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, will be produced before a special PMLA court in Mumbai later in the day, where the Enforcement Directorate will seek his custody.

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Daily brief: India questions World Bank on Indus Waters Treaty stand

Published on Feb 02, 2023 08:54 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.(ANI File photo)
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.(ANI File photo)

Oppn unites for coordinated attack on govt over Adani crisis fallout on SBI, LIC

Updated on Feb 02, 2023 08:42 PM IST

The Opposition leaders also decided to protest at the Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex on Friday demanding that allegations of fraud against the Adani Group be investigated

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Sanjay Singh (AAP ) with other opposition party leaders address the media at Vijay Chowk on Thursday. (HT Photo/Raj K Raj)
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Sanjay Singh (AAP ) with other opposition party leaders address the media at Vijay Chowk on Thursday. (HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

Delhi HC refuses to halt release of Faraaz movie based on Dhaka terror attack

Published on Feb 02, 2023 08:04 PM IST

The court was hearing a plea by the mothers of two victims of the Holey Artisan terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, who objected to the slated release of the film on Saturday on the grounds of invasion of privacy

The Delhi high court observed that the disclaimer takes care of the concerns of the petitioners. (Twitter)
The Delhi high court observed that the disclaimer takes care of the concerns of the petitioners. (Twitter)

‘Can’t interpret treaty’: India’s jab at World Bank on Indus Waters Treaty stand

Updated on Feb 02, 2023 08:42 PM IST

India has insisted the treaty provides a graded mechanism for handling such issues, which should first be handled by the Commissioners for Indus Waters of the two countries, then a neutral expert and ultimately by a court of arbitration.

Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the treaty was between two countries and New Delhi didn’t think that “they [World Bank] are in a position to interpret the treaty for us”. (ANI)
Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the treaty was between two countries and New Delhi didn’t think that “they [World Bank] are in a position to interpret the treaty for us”. (ANI)

Budget: IIT Madras to receive 242 cr grant for research on Lab Grown Diamonds

Updated on Feb 02, 2023 07:47 PM IST

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech on Wednesday had announced a grant to one of the IITs for five years for undertaking research on Lab Grown Diamonds (LGD)

Lab-grown diamonds are made using technology that replicates the natural diamond growing process. (Representative Image)
Lab-grown diamonds are made using technology that replicates the natural diamond growing process. (Representative Image)

'All people living in India are Hindus because...': Dattatreya Hosabale

Published on Feb 02, 2023 07:22 PM IST

Hosabale was speaking on 'Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' in Jaipur.

Hosabale was speaking on 'Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' in Jaipur.(Twitter/ANI)
Hosabale was speaking on 'Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' in Jaipur.(Twitter/ANI)

‘Probe, punish them’: India tells Australia on attacks by pro-Khalistan groups

Updated on Feb 02, 2023 08:44 PM IST

India has already lodged a protest over attacks by Khalistani activists on people of Indian origin who were protesting against a so-called “Khalistan referendum”

India has requested Australia to “ensure the safety and security of members of the Indian community and their properties” (Screengrab)
India has requested Australia to “ensure the safety and security of members of the Indian community and their properties” (Screengrab)

‘I know nothing’: Capt Amarinder Singh rebuffs reports on replacing Maha guv

Published on Feb 02, 2023 07:03 PM IST

BS Koshyari, the current Maharashtra governor, offered to step down from his position last month amid a raging controversy over his remarks on Shivaji that led to calls for his resignation.

Captain Amarinder Singh to join Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday (Capt. Amarinder Singh Twitter/ANI Photo)
Captain Amarinder Singh to join Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday (Capt. Amarinder Singh Twitter/ANI Photo)

YS Sharmila buys Telangana CM KCR a new pair of shoes. 'If it doesn't fit...'

Published on Feb 02, 2023 06:40 PM IST

YS Sharmila was earlier attacked and detained in November last year for her protest march against Telangana chief minister KCR and his party.

YS Sharmila's gift for KCR is a pair of shoes so that he can embark on a padyatra alongwith Sharmila.
YS Sharmila's gift for KCR is a pair of shoes so that he can embark on a padyatra alongwith Sharmila.

PM Modi undertook 21 foreign trips since 2019, 22.76 crore spent: Centre

Updated on Feb 02, 2023 06:32 PM IST

The government incurred an amount of ₹6,24,31,424 for President's visits, an amount of ₹22,76,76,934 for prime minister's visits and an amount of ₹20,87,01,475 for External Affairs Minister's visits since 2019.

PM Modi undertook 21 foreign trips since 2019.(File)
PM Modi undertook 21 foreign trips since 2019.(File)
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HT This Day: February 3, 1960 -- Annapoorna II assault this summer

Published on Feb 02, 2023 06:14 PM IST

With a view to furthering Commonwealth and Nepalese inter-Services co-operation, Annapoorna II, the third highest unclimbed mountain in the world, was booked for 1960 with the co-operation of Lt-Gen. Sir Harold Williams. in India and Lt-. Col. J. O. M Roberts. in Nepal.

HT This Day: February 3, 1960 -- Annapoorna II assault this summer
HT This Day: February 3, 1960 -- Annapoorna II assault this summer

No decision on implementing Uniform Civil Code as of now: Kiren Rijiju

Published on Feb 02, 2023 05:54 PM IST

The Minister was responding to a query regarding "whether Government has any plan to pass the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Bill".

Union minister for law and justice Kiren Rijiju (ANI Photo)
Union minister for law and justice Kiren Rijiju (ANI Photo)
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Name of Bhopal's Islam Nagar village changed to Jagdishpur | Details here

Published on Feb 02, 2023 05:48 PM IST

Bhoapl's Islam Nagar is famous for its fort and is a place of tourist interest. According to many accounts, Jagdishpur was named Islam Nagar 308 years ago.

Bhopal's Islam Nagar village will be known as Jagdishpur. (PTI)
Bhopal's Islam Nagar village will be known as Jagdishpur. (PTI)

Evening brief: Time to change LIC slogan, Congress quips amid Adani row

Published on Feb 02, 2023 04:58 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Congress said now the time has come to change LIC's slogan.(PTI)
Congress said now the time has come to change LIC's slogan.(PTI)
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