Highlights: Delhi's daily Covid-19 tally rises again with 2,423 new cases

Updated on Aug 08, 2022 12:37 AM IST

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  • Aug 07, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    Delhi's daily Covid tally rises again with 2,423 new cases, positivity rate nears 15%

    Delhi reports 2,423 new cases, 02 deaths and 1,725 recoveries in past 24 hours. Positivity Rate at 14.97%. Active cases at 8,045.

  • Aug 07, 2022 07:41 PM IST

    India's federal structure became role model during Covid: PM at NITI Aayog meet

    A fruitful interaction was held during the NITI Aayog's seventh governing council meeting where chief minister and lieutenant governors presented the best practices from their states, said NITI Aayog CEO Parameswaran Iyer. Read More

  • Aug 07, 2022 06:09 PM IST

    Will not have any JD(U) representative in Union council of ministers: Senior leader

    Senior JD(U) leader says there'll be no member from the party in Union council of ministers, day after RCP Singh's exit, reports PTI

  • Aug 07, 2022 04:23 PM IST

    Explained: What is driving the current Israel-Gaza violence

    Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip were exchanging fire in the worst bout of cross-border violence since an 11-day war between Israel and Hamas last year. Read More

  • Aug 07, 2022 03:40 PM IST

    ‘Ajit dada conveniently forgets…’: What Devendra Fadnavis said on Maharashtra cabinet expansion

    Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday reiterated what chief minister Eknath Shinde said on Saturday that the cabinet expansion will take place soon, without putting any date to it. Read More

  • Aug 07, 2022 03:16 PM IST

    ISRO says satellites placed on new rocket mission no longer usable

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Sunday afternoon shared an update hours after its new small-launch vehicle lifted off, carrying a satellite with payloads made by 750 girl students - from rural parts of India- and an earth observation satellite. Read More

  • Aug 07, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    NIA arrests ‘active ISIS member' from Delhi ahead of Independence Day

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an accused for allegedly being involved in the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS) module case, after conducting searches at Batla House in New Delhi, the NIA said on Sunday. Read More

  • Aug 07, 2022 01:13 PM IST

    NITI Aayog meet: Chhattisgarh demands implementation of MGNREGA

    Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel during NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting demanded that MGNREGA should be implemented in rural areas located near cities and in cities with a population of less than 20,000: CMO

  • Aug 07, 2022 12:13 PM IST

    RJD holds anti-inflation march in Patna

    RJD workers, led by party leader and the Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav, hold a 'Pratirodh' march over inflation and unemployment.

  • Aug 07, 2022 11:29 AM IST

    NITI Aayog meet underway in New Delhi

    PM Modi chairs NITI Aayog's 7th Governing Council meeting in New Delhi.

  • Aug 07, 2022 10:50 AM IST

    Akasa Air commences operations

    Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off the Mumbai-Ahmedabad flight at 10:05am today.

  • Aug 07, 2022 10:08 AM IST

    ‘SSLV-D1 performed as expected at all stages’

    In the terminal phase of the mission, some data loss is occurring. We are analysing the data to conclude the final outcome of the mission with respect to achieving a stable orbit: S Somnath, chairman, ISRO

  • Aug 07, 2022 09:40 AM IST

    ISRO successfully launches AzaadiSAT

    Satellite successfully launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota.

  • Aug 07, 2022 09:13 AM IST

    India logs 18,738 new Covid cases

    India records 18,738 fresh Covid cases, 668 fewer than yesterday; 1.34 lakh total active patients in the country.

  • Aug 07, 2022 08:46 AM IST

    Mayawati congratulates V-P elect Jagdeep Dhankhar

    The former UP chief minister, whose party, the BSP, supported Dhankhar in yesterday's V-P polls, congratulates him on his win.

  • Aug 07, 2022 08:13 AM IST

    Section 144 imposed in Manipur's Churachandpur, Bishnupur

    Section 144 imposed till October after some people torched a vehicle in Phougakchao Ikhang last evening.

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India-made Volkswagen Virtus scores 5 stars in Latin NCAP crash tests

Published on Dec 02, 2022 03:41 PM IST

The made-in-India Volkswagen Virtus with six airbags and ESC as standard achieved an impressive 92.35 per cent score in Adult Occupant protection, and 91.84 per cent score in Child Occupant protection for Latin America.

The Latin-spec Volkswagen Virtus is built in India and scored an impressive five-star safety rating in adult and child occupant protection
The Latin-spec Volkswagen Virtus is built in India and scored an impressive five-star safety rating in adult and child occupant protection

Three former Congress leaders get key BJP titles in new shuffle

Updated on Dec 02, 2022 03:52 PM IST

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and Sunil Jakhar have been made members of BJP national executive.

Former Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill and former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (Source: @JaiveerShergill)
Former Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill and former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (Source: @JaiveerShergill)

On Asom Diwas, 'the architect of Assam' paid rich respects

Published on Dec 02, 2022 03:09 PM IST

The day is also known as "Sukapha Diwas" in honour of the founder of the Ahom kingdom, which lasted nearly 600 years.

Many state officials also spoke about the importance of carrying on the legacy of Assam's greatest king, citing his principles of maintaining peace, brotherhood, and societal integrity.(source: Twitter/@PramodBoroBTR)
Many state officials also spoke about the importance of carrying on the legacy of Assam's greatest king, citing his principles of maintaining peace, brotherhood, and societal integrity.(source: Twitter/@PramodBoroBTR)

Mahua Moitra's ‘brains like Bengalis’ dig at Paresh Rawal after his apology

Published on Dec 02, 2022 03:00 PM IST

Actor Paresh Rawal's apology came after a huge backlash from the Bengali community and some others on social media.

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra.(File)
Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra.(File)

2 found guilty of raping, decapitating Latvian tourist in Kerala

Published on Dec 02, 2022 02:14 PM IST

The convicts, P Umesh and Udaya Kumar, got friendly with the tourist and sexually assaulted her when she passed out after smoking cannabis

The convicts, P Umesh and Udaya Kumar, will be sentenced on Monday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The convicts, P Umesh and Udaya Kumar, will be sentenced on Monday. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Actor Nora Fatehi appears before ED in case linked to conman Sukesh| Video

Published on Dec 02, 2022 02:04 PM IST

Rs. 200 crore extortion case: Nora Fatehi has been previously questioned in the case.

**EDS: VIDEO GRAB** New Delhi: Bollywood actress Norat Fatehi at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office for questioning regarding the money laundering case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, in New Delhi, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI12_02_2022_000036B)(PTI)
**EDS: VIDEO GRAB** New Delhi: Bollywood actress Norat Fatehi at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office for questioning regarding the money laundering case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, in New Delhi, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI12_02_2022_000036B)(PTI)

Afternoon brief: 26/11 attack exposed decision-making weakness - Ex cabinet secy

Published on Dec 02, 2022 01:06 PM IST

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

“The 26/11 attacks also exposed weakness at the highest level in decision-making in a grave emergency,” wrote .KM Chandrasekhar(PTI)
“The 26/11 attacks also exposed weakness at the highest level in decision-making in a grave emergency,” wrote .KM Chandrasekhar(PTI)

Heroin-laden drone recovered near Indo-Pak border

Updated on Dec 02, 2022 01:16 PM IST

Multiple drones have been gunned down or recovered so far in the ongoing operation in the Indo-Pak border areas of Punjab.

The drone was equipped with modern technology and was carrying heroin weighing 5 kg. (ANI)
The drone was equipped with modern technology and was carrying heroin weighing 5 kg. (ANI)

'Walking with Swara Bhasker...': BJP asks Cong's stand on Uniform Civil Code

Published on Dec 02, 2022 12:54 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh ministers on Friday pushed chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's proposal for the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code in the state. Home minister Narottam Mishra asked Congress to clarify its stand on the issue.

Actor Swara Bhasker joined Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ujjain on Thursday.
Actor Swara Bhasker joined Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ujjain on Thursday.

Mercedes-Benz GLB & EQB electric SUV launched in India, priced from 63.8 lakh

Published on Dec 02, 2022 12:48 PM IST

The Mercedes-Benz GLB and EQB are positioned above the GLA in the company’s line-up and the most accessible seven-seater luxury SUV to go on sale in the country with internal combustion as well as electric powertrain options.

The Mercedes EQB and GLB offer three-rows practicality in petrol, diesel and electric powertrain options
The Mercedes EQB and GLB offer three-rows practicality in petrol, diesel and electric powertrain options

'Gangster culture will soon end in Punjab': CM Mann on Goldy Brar's detention

Published on Dec 02, 2022 12:37 PM IST

Canada-based Satinderjit Singh alias Goldy Brar Brar took responsibility for Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s killing in May.

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

ISRO espionage case: SC sets aside anticipatory bail to ex-police officers

Published on Dec 02, 2022 12:24 PM IST

A bench of justices MR Shah and CT Ravikumar said the anticipatory bail pleas are “relegated to the high court to be decided afresh” within four weeks

The Supreme Court. (PTI)
The Supreme Court. (PTI)

4 years on, both accused held guilty in Kerala in Latvian tourist rape-murder

Published on Dec 02, 2022 12:05 PM IST

Latvian tourist rape, murder: The body was found weeks after she had gone missing in 2018.

(Representational/ file photo)
(Representational/ file photo)

Mercedes GLB SUV and EQB electric car launch today: Live and latest updates

Published on Dec 02, 2022 11:35 AM IST

Mercedes-Benz India is all set to expand its SUV lineup today and the GLB and its all-electric counterpart in EQB are set for official debut.

The EQB is the all-electric version of Mercedes GLB (right) which is also going to be launched with it. Mercedes is targeting an audience which desires three-rows of seating space in an SUV body shape.
The EQB is the all-electric version of Mercedes GLB (right) which is also going to be launched with it. Mercedes is targeting an audience which desires three-rows of seating space in an SUV body shape.

Anand Mahindra impressed by 6-seater cycle, says can act as 'tour bus' in Europe

Published on Dec 02, 2022 11:07 AM IST

The vehicle can accommodate six persons in total and cost between ₹10,000 and Rs. 12,000.

Since being shared on Thursday, the clip has garnered more than five lakhs views on Twitter.
Since being shared on Thursday, the clip has garnered more than five lakhs views on Twitter.
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