Breaking highlights: Days after Maharashtra cabinet expansion, portfolios distributed. Fadnavis keeps home, finance

Updated on Aug 14, 2022 11:51 PM IST

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  • Aug 14, 2022 10:44 PM IST

    Congress to have three ministers in Nitish’s new govt

    Nitish Kumar, who took oath as the chief minister along with his deputy Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on August 10, is set to expand his cabinet any time after August 15. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 10:43 PM IST

    Remains of soldier found 38 years later after he went missing in Siachen

    The remains of a soldier from Uttarakhand’s Haldwani, who went missing in Siachen in 1984, have been found 38 years later at the world’s highest battlefield. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 07:34 PM IST

    'It should be our resolve that by 2047…’: President Murmu in maiden Independence Day eve address

    Addressing the nation on the eve of 75th anniversary of India's independence, President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday said that it should be our collective resolve to fully realise the dream of our freedom fighters by 2047, when the country will celebrate a century of years as an independent nation. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 06:36 PM IST

    World looks towards India for managing diversity: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said the whole world looks towards India for managing diversity. Speaking at a function on 'Bharat@2047: My Vision My Action' in Nagpur city of Maharashtra, Bhagwat also said an "Akhand Bharat" will happen when people stop being scared. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 06:27 PM IST

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's death: Breach Candy Hospital issues first statement

    Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who passed away at the age of 62 on Sunday, had a sudden cardiac arrest which was the cause of his death, Dr Pratit Samdani of Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai said in an official statement. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:35 PM IST

    ‘India gained independence with us…’: Imran Khan praises India, again. Watch

    Imran Khan, former Pakistan prime minister, vented out his frustration against the Shehbaz Sharif government yet again by showering praise on India. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    Maharashtra cabinet portfolios allocated, Fadnavis keeps home and finance

    Days after the Maharashtra cabinet expansion, portfolios have been allocated to ministers, with chief minister Eknath Shinde keeping the urban development ministry and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis home and finance. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 04:07 PM IST

    ‘Totally unacceptable’: Kerala governor on KT Jaleel's ‘Azad Kashmir’ remark

    Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Sunday criticised the remarks made by ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) leader KT Jaleel on Kashmir and said it was "totally unacceptable". Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 03:34 PM IST

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffet’, to be paid last respects today

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala - who was often called ‘India’s Warren Buffet' - would be paid last respects in Mumbai on Sunday evening where the final rites of the billionaire investor would be performed. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    Xi’s Saudi visit will signal his confidence in getting re-elected as party boss

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expected visit to oil rich Saudi Arabia could well be an indication of his confidence in his re-election as the general secretary of the Communist Party of China, which will establish his further grip on power and make him the eternal leader. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 01:28 PM IST

    Rain lashes parts of Delhi

  • Aug 14, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    Union minister Pashupati Paras' RLJP rules out rumours of split post Bihar upheaval

    The Rashtriya Lok Janata Party of Union minister Pashupati Kumar Paras on Sunday debunked "rumors" that three of its five MPs were planning to jump ship and join Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U).

  • Aug 14, 2022 01:12 PM IST

    Independence Day: DRDO develops counter-drone systems to tackle potential threats

    DRDO has developed a counter-drone system that has been deployed near the Red Fort area in the national capital to tackle any potential threat from small drones on the occasion of Independence Day. The system can detect and deactivate drones of any size within a radius of around 4 km, said DRDO officials.

  • Aug 14, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam shares video of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, one a wheelchair, dancing to 'Kajrare'. Watch

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:57 AM IST

    8 injured, two critical, in 'terror attack' on Jerusalem bus

    Israeli police said Sunday they had arrested a suspect in a shooting attack on a bus in Jerusalem's Old City that wounded eight people, two critically and including a pregnant woman. "The terrorist is in our hands," police spokesman Kan Eli Levy told public radio hours after the attack that took place not far from the Western Wall, the holiest prayer site for Jews.

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:16 AM IST

    Amit Shah condoles Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's death

    “Anguished to learn about the passing away of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Ji. His vast experience and understanding of the stock market have inspired countless investors. He will always be remembered for his bullish outlook. My deepest condolences to his family. Om Shanti Shanti,” Amit Shah tweets.

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    ‘My school mate’: Uday Kotak, CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, remembers Jhunjhunwala

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:06 AM IST

    Australia's Canberra airport evacuated after shooting, man arrested

    A shooting incident was reported at Canberra Airport in Australia, the Federal Police informed. The airport was evacuated. “One person taken into custody & a firearm was recovered. CCTV reviewed and at this time the person in custody is believed to be the only person responsible for this incident,” say police.

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:02 AM IST

    ‘Symbol of India's entrepreneurial spirit’: Scindia on Akasa Air co-founder Jhunjhunwala

    “He was a symbol of India's entrepreneurial spirit & will remain an inspiration for the youth of the country. Akasa Air was recently launched. I extend deep condolences to his family,” Union min Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on demise of ace investor and Akasa Air founder Rakesh Jhunjhunwala.

  • Aug 14, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    ‘Indomitable, insightful’: PM Modi leads tributes for Jhunjhunwala

  • Aug 14, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    India records 14,092 new Covid cases, 42 deaths

    Active caseload drops further as India records 14,092 new Covid cases; 42 deaths in 24 hours.

  • Aug 14, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    Veteran investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dies at 62

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, veteran investor who was known as the Big Bull of Dalal Street, dies at 62. He was one of the co-founders of Akasa Airways.

  • Aug 14, 2022 07:21 AM IST

    Salman Rushdie ‘off ventilator and talking’, says agent

    Salman Rushdie has been taken off the ventilator and is able to talk, said his book agent Andrew Wylie, a day after The Satanic Verses author was stabbed at an event in New York. Read more

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:48 AM IST

    Policeman killed in grenade attack in J&K's Kulgam

    A grenade incident was reported yesterday night in Qaimoh Kulgam. In this terror incident, 1 police personnel namely Tahir Khan R/O Mendhar, Poonch got injured. He was shifted to GMC hospital Anantnag for treatment where he succumbed & attained martyrdom, the J&K police said in a tweet.

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:41 AM IST

    UP: 12 bodies found after boat capsizes in Yamuna river, 3 still missing

    NDRF, SDRF and police teams are carrying out rescue ops along with local divers. Three more bodies have been recovered, so far 12 dead bodies have been found. Three bodies are still missing. The flow in the river is high, creating problems in the op, said Banda SP Abhinandan speaking to ANI..

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India to assume chairmanship of Wassenaar Arrangement on January 1, 2023

Published on Dec 01, 2022 09:50 PM IST

India joined the Wassenaar Arrangement, a multilateral export control regime, in December 2017 as its 42nd participating state

India’s ambassador Jaideep Mazumdar, who is the permanent representative to the UN and international organisations in Vienna, was handed over the chairmanship by Ambassador Eoin O’Leary of Ireland (Twitter/IndiainAustria)
India’s ambassador Jaideep Mazumdar, who is the permanent representative to the UN and international organisations in Vienna, was handed over the chairmanship by Ambassador Eoin O’Leary of Ireland (Twitter/IndiainAustria)

Digi Yatra rolls out at three airports today

Published on Dec 01, 2022 09:49 PM IST

Domestic passengers at three airports, including Delhi’s, will be now able to authenticate their travel through facial recognition, as the first phase of the Digi Yatra system rolls out.

HT Image
HT Image

India still pursuing case of eight ex-Indian Navy personnel detained in Qatar

Updated on Dec 01, 2022 10:20 PM IST

The Indian side is also seeking further consular access to the men, who were all detained on August 30. Qatari authorities are yet to officially state why they were detained.

External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said some of the detained men with families in Doha are being allowed to meet them on a weekly basis. (File Photo/ANI)
External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said some of the detained men with families in Doha are being allowed to meet them on a weekly basis. (File Photo/ANI)

HT This Day: Dec 4, 1987 -- Nine IPKF men among 43 killed

Published on Dec 01, 2022 09:25 PM IST

Nine IPKF personnel, including an Army Major and a Junior Commissioned Officer, were killed and 10 others injured in a grim battle with the LTTE at Ottamawadi, about 32 km north of Batticaloa in the eastern province, which began yesterday afternoon.

HT This Day: Dec 4, 1987 -- Nine IPKF men among 43 killed
HT This Day: Dec 4, 1987 -- Nine IPKF men among 43 killed

Daily brief: Delhi stings Beijing on protest over India-US exercise

Published on Dec 01, 2022 09:22 PM IST

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

Indian and US Army personnel during a humanitarian and disaster relief exercise (HADR) amid the Indo-US joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas', in Tapovan, Uttarakhand, Wednesday, November. 30, 2022. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)
Indian and US Army personnel during a humanitarian and disaster relief exercise (HADR) amid the Indo-US joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas', in Tapovan, Uttarakhand, Wednesday, November. 30, 2022. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)

HT This Day: Dec 2, 1968 -- City people have forgotten how to live, laments author

Published on Dec 01, 2022 08:35 PM IST

“In small towns,” said Mr Narayan, sipping his tea as we sat atop a building not far from India Gate, “you do not meet the cocktail round and the rest of the stereotyped crowds. You can stop a man in a small town bazar and talk to him about his grandchildren, but not in a city where people do not have time to notice life.”

HT This Day: Dec 2, 1968 -- City people have forgotten how to live, laments author
HT This Day: Dec 2, 1968 -- City people have forgotten how to live, laments author

Expect Russia to be part of all processes, says India on G20 presidency

Updated on Dec 01, 2022 08:53 PM IST

India, which began its year-long G20 presidency on Thursday, and Indonesia, the previous president, played a key role in finalising a joint communique at the Bali summit amid deep divisions between Russia and the West.

Russian President Vladimir Putin.(AFP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin.(AFP)

Addanda Cariappa files police complaint over alleged death threats

Published on Dec 01, 2022 08:03 PM IST

Cariappa faced criticism for his book which was released on November 13. The book allegedly portrays hatred towards the Muslim community and 18th-century ruler Tipu Sultan

Author and director of controversial Kannada book and play titled ‘Tipu Nijakanasugalu’ Addanda Cariappa (PTI Photo)
Author and director of controversial Kannada book and play titled ‘Tipu Nijakanasugalu’ Addanda Cariappa (PTI Photo)

MEA reacts after South Korean YouTuber harassed in Mumbai

Published on Dec 01, 2022 07:58 PM IST

The South Korean YouTuber was reportedly harassed by a man on a Mumbai street while she was live streaming. The video of the incident went viral after a user named Aditya shared it on Twitter.

The spokesperson said that the MEA will get involved in the case if it becomes a consulate aspect. (ANI)
The spokesperson said that the MEA will get involved in the case if it becomes a consulate aspect. (ANI)

‘Didn’t give veto power’: Delhi stings Beijing on protest over India-US exercise

Updated on Dec 01, 2022 08:55 PM IST

External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi responded to the criticism from Beijing, saying the Chinese side “needs to reflect and think about its own breach of these agreements of 1993 and 1996”.

Tapovan: Indian and US Army personnel during a humanitarian and disaster relief exercise (HADR) amid the Indo-US joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas', in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. (PTI)
Tapovan: Indian and US Army personnel during a humanitarian and disaster relief exercise (HADR) amid the Indo-US joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas', in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. (PTI)

On India’s G20 presidency, Jaishankar lists why these are challenging times

Published on Dec 01, 2022 07:01 PM IST

NEW DELHI: India is assuming the G20 presidency in challenging circumstances but will push the world’s biggest economies to find collective solutions to issues such as climate change and multilateral reforms while highlighting the concerns of developing nations, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Union Minister for External Affairs, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the University Connect program on G20, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (ANI/PIB)
New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Union Minister for External Affairs, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the University Connect program on G20, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (ANI/PIB)

‘Vizhinjam violence was premeditated, with ulterior motive’: Pinarayi Vijayan

Published on Dec 01, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Kerala DGP Anil Kant said CCTV footage and other evidence will be examined to identify those who had a role in the violence and stringent action will be taken against them

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan credited the restraint shown by police personnel for why things didn’t turn out the way the attackers intended and the government realises this. (ANI File)
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan credited the restraint shown by police personnel for why things didn’t turn out the way the attackers intended and the government realises this. (ANI File)

Evening brief: Amit Shah’s ‘ballot box’ reply to Kharge’s 'Ravan' remark on PM

Published on Dec 01, 2022 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.

Amit Shah said Modi has provided long-term solutions to many of the state's basic needs problems. (PTI)
Amit Shah said Modi has provided long-term solutions to many of the state's basic needs problems. (PTI)

Y S Sharmila meets governor Soundararajan over attacks on her march in Telangana

Published on Dec 01, 2022 04:45 PM IST

She submitted a memorandum to Soundararajan over a possible threat to the lives of her party workers and continued attacks on her march days after TRS workers allegedly attacked it in Warangal on Monday

Y S Sharmila handing over a memorandum to Tamilisai Soundararajan. (Sourced)
Y S Sharmila handing over a memorandum to Tamilisai Soundararajan. (Sourced)

‘MDB reform to scale up climate finance to developing nations to be discussed at G20’

Updated on Dec 01, 2022 04:18 PM IST

World Bank’s country director Auguste Tano Kouamé said the MDB reform should be discussed at length at G20 and India will play a big role being the Presidency.

Children from marginalised community train to twirl plastic hoops as they learn the art of balance taught and organised by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) - Pratyek to enable children to use performing art to highlight issues like child rights and climate change. (AFP File Photo)
Children from marginalised community train to twirl plastic hoops as they learn the art of balance taught and organised by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) - Pratyek to enable children to use performing art to highlight issues like child rights and climate change. (AFP File Photo)
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