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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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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

Published on Dec 01, 2022 09:36 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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