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  • Aug 08, 2022 07:39 PM IST

    Heavy rains wreak havoc in Arunachal, 1 killed

    A woman was killed in Itanagar's Lobi-Panchali area on Monday after her house was swept away in a landslide triggered by a swollen stream amid incessant rains.

  • Aug 08, 2022 06:49 PM IST

    Second phase of UGC-NET exam postponed

    The second phase of the University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test has been postponed and will be conducted between September 20 and 30, a top official told news agency PTI.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Eknath Shinde expected to expand his council of ministers tomorrow

    Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde is expected to expand his council of ministers with the induction of over a dozen ministers on Tuesday over 40 days after he was sworn in along with his deputy Devendra Fadnavis following the fall of Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:36 PM IST

    Shrikant Tyagi case: 6 cops suspended for ‘laxity’, complainant gets security

    Six police officers were placed under suspension on Monday for alleged dereliction of duty in connection with a case involving Noida-based politician Shrikant Tyagi, who is accused of assaulting and abusing a woman resident at a housing society in Noida. Read more

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:42 PM IST

    UP minister, who ‘disappeared’ with case file, gets bail after surrendering in court

    Rakesh Sachan, a cabinet minister in the Yogi Adityanath government, was sentenced to one year of imprisonment with a fine of 1,500 in an Arms Act case after he surrendered before a court on Monday.

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:41 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to meet deputy amid buzz about differences within NDA

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to meet his deputy and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarkishore Prasad on Monday amid speculation about growing differences within Bihar’s ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government as some of the major parties have called meetings of their legislators.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:44 PM IST

    China announces fresh military drills around Taiwan

    China on Monday held joint combat training exercises around self-governed Taiwan, focusing on anti-submarine and sea assault operations, as Beijing continued to put pressure on the island in response to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:42 PM IST

    Rajasthan: SHO suspended after stampede kills three women at temple in Sikar

    A Station House Officer (SHO) from Rajasthan Police has been suspended after a stampede broke out at a temple in Rajasthan, leaving three dead and several others injured, news agency PTI reported.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    AIBA terms Kapil Sibal's ‘lost hope in Indian judiciary’ statement ‘comtemptuous’

    All India Bar Association (AIBA) has termed "contemptuous" the statement of former Union Minister for Law & Justice Kapil Sibal lamenting that he has lost hope in the Indian judiciary, reports ANI.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:26 PM IST

    Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till August 22

    Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till 22nd August in connection with Patra Chawl land case.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Ready to embrace JD(U) if Nitish breaks ranks with BJP, says senior RJD leader

    Ready to embrace JD(U) if Nitish Kumar breaks ranks with BJP, senior RJD leader quoted as saying by PTI amid buzz over rift.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    Noida police announces 25,000 reward on arrest of absconding Shrikant Tyagi

    Noida police announces 25,000 reward on arrest of absconding politician Shrikant Tyagi who is accused of assaulting woman, reports PTI citing officials.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:06 PM IST

    Youth Congress protests over inflation in Chandigarh

    Youth Congress protests over inflation in Chandigarh; police uses water cannon to stop their movement to MP Kirron Kher's house.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:33 PM IST

    Amit Shah, Dharmendra Pradhan take part in 'Tiranga Yatra' in Cuttack

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan take part in 'Tiranga Yatra' in Cuttack.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    Jharkhand Congress MLA Kumar Jaimangal summoned by WB CID

    Jharkhand Congress MLA Kumar Jaimangal also known as Anup Singh summoned by West Bengal CID to appear before it at Bhawani Bhavan today. Jaimangal earlier had written a letter of complaint against three Congress MLAs who were nabbed in Howrah with a huge amount of cash.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:46 AM IST

    3 years jail to former Coal Secretary HC Gupta in coal scam case

    Rouse Avenue Court awards 3 years imprisonment to former Coal Secretary HC Gupta in a coal scam case of irregularities in the allocation of a Maharashtra coal block to a Nagpur-based private company.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    PM Modi marks VP Venkaiah Naidu's farewell

    PM Modi marks VP Venkaiah Naidu's farewell, says it is 'an emotional moment'.

  • Aug 08, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    Khatu Shyamji Temple stampede: Rajasthan CM announces compensation

    Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announces an ex-gratia of 5 Lakhs each for the next of kin of the deceased and an aid of 20,000 each for those injured in the stampede at Khatu Shyamji Temple in Sikar.

  • Aug 08, 2022 10:39 AM IST

    NTA declares the final NTA scores for JEE (Main) - 2022

    NTA declares the final NTA scores for JEE (Main) - 2022 for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.); 24 candidates received a 100 NTA Score.

  • Aug 08, 2022 09:53 AM IST

    PM Modi on stampede at the Khatu Shyamji Temple complex in Sikar

    Saddened by the loss of lives due to a stampede at the Khatu Shyamji Temple complex in Sikar, Rajasthan. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray that those who are injured recover at the earliest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Aug 08, 2022 09:25 AM IST

    India logs 16,167 new Covid cases in 24 hours

    India logs 16,167 new Covid cases, 2,571 fewer than yesterday; daily positivity at 6.14%.

  • Aug 08, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    BJP MP from Bharatpur claims car attacked by mining mafia in an attempt to kill her

    BJP MP from Bharatpur, Ranjeeta Koli claims car attacked by mining mafia in an attempt to kill her, goes on a sit-in protest alleging police not paying attention, taking action.

  • Aug 08, 2022 08:10 AM IST

    3 dead, several injured in stampede at Rajasthan temple, reports ANI

    Three people have died, several injured in a stampede at Rajasthan temple, reported news agency ANI.

  • Aug 08, 2022 06:58 AM IST

    IMD warns of heavy rainfall, flash floods in central India, west coast

    Heavy rainfall of more than 200mm is likely in the next 3-4 days over parts of central India and the west coast, which could lead to flash floods at several locations, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned. Read more

  • Aug 08, 2022 06:08 AM IST

    North Korea to convene parliament, anti-epidemic meeting after zero Covid claim

    North Korea will convene two key meetings, including one to review the country's anti-epidemic policy, in coming weeks, state media said on Monday, as it claimed that no new Covid-19 cases since late July.

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Watch: Locals celebrate as Indore declared cleanest city for 6th straight time

Published on Oct 01, 2022 09:21 PM IST

Swachh Survekshan, conducted by the ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) since 2016, is said to be the world’s largest urban sanitation and cleanliness survey.

Screengrab from the video.(ANI)
Screengrab from the video.(ANI)
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Swachh Survekshan 2022: Tripura is a top performer in this list

Published on Oct 01, 2022 09:20 PM IST

Among the states with fewer than 100 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), Tripura has ranked first in the seventh edition of the Swachh Survekshan.

The Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of sanitation, hygiene, and cleanliness in Indian villages, cities, and towns. (Representational Image)(HT File Photo)
The Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of sanitation, hygiene, and cleanliness in Indian villages, cities, and towns. (Representational Image)(HT File Photo)
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Daily brief: 6,093 trees felled for tiger safari project in Corbett, says report

Published on Oct 01, 2022 08:57 PM IST

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

A file photo of tree felling in Corbett Tiger Reserve. (Sourced)(HT_PRINT)
A file photo of tree felling in Corbett Tiger Reserve. (Sourced)(HT_PRINT)

Madhya Pradesh top performing state in govt cleanliness survey: 10 points

Published on Oct 01, 2022 08:30 PM IST

Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022: Indore remains at top of the list of the cleanest cities.

The Holkar Palace of Indore. ((Madhya Pradesh tourism) )
The Holkar Palace of Indore. ((Madhya Pradesh tourism) )

Haridwar cleanest among towns on Ganga banks

Published on Oct 01, 2022 07:21 PM IST

The seventh edition of the Swachh Survekshan was conducted to study the progress of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) and rank the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), based on various cleanliness and sanitation parameters.

Haridwar was adjudged the cleanest Ganga town in the category of more than 1 lakh population.
Haridwar was adjudged the cleanest Ganga town in the category of more than 1 lakh population.
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Surat retains 2nd spot in list of cleanest cities| 5 points

Published on Oct 01, 2022 07:21 PM IST

Swachh Survekshan, conducted by the ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) since 2016, is said to be the world’s largest urban sanitation and cleanliness survey.

The city was also the second cleanest city in the country under the survey Swachh Survekshan-2020, 2021.(PTI)
The city was also the second cleanest city in the country under the survey Swachh Survekshan-2020, 2021.(PTI)

Kerala man gets 142 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping minor: Report

Published on Oct 01, 2022 07:04 PM IST

The accused, a relative of the 10-year- old victim, brutally assaulted her during his stay with the family in 2019-21. The man has now been convicted under various sections of the POCSO Act and IPC Section 506 (criminal intimidation).

The accused, a relative of the 10-year- old victim, brutally assaulted her during his stay with the family in 2019-21. (HT File)
The accused, a relative of the 10-year- old victim, brutally assaulted her during his stay with the family in 2019-21. (HT File)
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

These are the ten cleanest cities in India as per latest govt survey. Check list

Published on Oct 01, 2022 07:03 PM IST

Apart from the big cities, Haridwar was adjudged the cleanest Ganga town in the category of more than 1 lakh population, followed by Varanasi and Rishikesh.

The results for Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022 (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
The results for Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022 (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Swati Bhasin

‘Internet for all’: As PM Modi launches 5G services, a lowdown| 10 points

Published on Oct 01, 2022 05:42 PM IST

5G services launched: Airtel is set to provide services in 8 cities.

New Delhi, Oct 01 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the 6th edition of India Mobile Congress and launches 5G Services, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)(ANI/PIB)
New Delhi, Oct 01 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the 6th edition of India Mobile Congress and launches 5G Services, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)(ANI/PIB)

'Naked aggression': France envoy slams Russia for Ukraine war, lauds PM Modi

Published on Oct 01, 2022 05:03 PM IST

Emmanuel Lenain, France's ambassador to India, said India and France were working together to mitigate the consequences of the conflict including global food and energy security.

French ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain also condemned Russia's annexation of four Ukrainian regions on Friday. (ANI file photo)
French ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain also condemned Russia's annexation of four Ukrainian regions on Friday. (ANI file photo)
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Evening brief: September GST collection at 1.48 lakh crore, third highest ever

Published on Oct 01, 2022 04:57 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 monthly GST revenues have been more than the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.4 lakh crore mark for seven months in a row. (Representative Image).(MINT_PRINT)
The monthly GST revenues have been more than the 1.4 lakh crore mark for seven months in a row. (Representative Image).(MINT_PRINT)

Pitbull attacks 12 villagers in Punjab’s Gurdaspur, killed by retired armyman

Updated on Oct 01, 2022 04:40 PM IST

The pitbull covered around 15 km from Tango Shah village to Chuhan village, attacking people and a few animals on its way.

A retired armyman, Captain Shakti Singh, killed the pitbull with the help of some villagers. (pic for representational purpose only)
A retired armyman, Captain Shakti Singh, killed the pitbull with the help of some villagers. (pic for representational purpose only)
By, New Delhi

'We're middle-class. Even I can't afford...': Gadkari’s request to Mercedes-Benz

Published on Oct 01, 2022 04:37 PM IST

Nitin Gadkari was speaking at the Mercedes EQS 580 4MATIC EV launch in Pune. The German maker's newest electric car is priced at ₹1.55 crore.

Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari. (Facebook)
Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari. (Facebook)
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Now you can buy this electric two-wheeler on Flipkart. Know how

Published on Oct 01, 2022 04:05 PM IST

Ather has started selling 450X Gen3 on Flipkart. As of now, it is only available in New Delhi. More cities can be added in the future.

Cong chief poll: It's Kharge vs Tharoor now as KN Tripathi's nomination junked

Updated on Oct 01, 2022 03:29 PM IST

KN Tripathi's nomination for the Congress's presidential poll was rejected as the signature of one of his proposers did not match and another proposer's signature was repeated

Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor
Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor
By, New Delhi
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