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