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Jul 07, 2022 09:56 PM IST
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hands over minority ministry's charge to Smriti Irani
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday handed over the charge of ministry of minority affairs to Smriti Irani, a day after he resigned from the Union Cabinet on expiry of his Rajya Sabha term.
Jul 07, 2022 09:16 PM IST
Delhi reports 579 fresh Covid-19 cases, 1 death
Delhi on Thursday recorded 579 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 3.46 per cent, while one more person succumbed to the viral disease, according to health department data.
Jul 07, 2022 08:24 PM IST
Mother Dairy cuts prices of soyabean, rice bran oils
Mother Dairy on Thursday said it has cut the prices of soyabean and rice bran oils by up to ₹15 per litre, a day after the government directed edible oil firms to pass on the benefits of fall in global cooking oil prices to consumers.
Jul 07, 2022 08:23 PM IST
WHO issues snapshot of monkeypox cases
The World Health Organization issued its first situation report on the spread of monkeypox on Thursday, detailing the typical profile of those affected by the outbreak so far.
Jul 07, 2022 07:34 PM IST
Amravati killing: Special court sends seven accused in NIA till July 15
A special court in Mumbai on Thursday sent the seven accused in the killing of a pharmacist in Amravati in NIA custody till July 15.
Jul 07, 2022 07:12 PM IST
Maharashtra reports 2,678 Covid-19 cases, eight deaths
Maharashtra on Thursday recorded 2,678 new coronavirus cases and eight pandemic-related deaths, the state health department said.
Jul 07, 2022 07:10 PM IST
ED blocks 119 accounts linked to Vivo, seizes gold bars after raids
The Enforcement Directorate (ED said on Thursday it has blocked 119 bank accounts linked to Vivo's India business which were holding 4.65 billion rupees ($58.76 million), as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering by the Chinese smartphone maker, reported news agency Reuters.
Jul 07, 2022 06:45 PM IST
‘Internal developments of UK’: MEA on Boris Johnson's resignation
Reacting to British prime minister Boris Johnson stepping down as the leader of the ruling Conservatives, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) on Thursday called it an ‘internal development’ of the UK, and refused to comment on the coming leadership change.
Jul 07, 2022 06:07 PM IST
Akasa Air gets DGCA licence, can start operations
Akasa Air gets airline licence from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). An ANI input, quoting the aviation watchdog, said, the airline can start operations. Read full report here
Jul 07, 2022 05:48 PM IST
Dalai Lama India's guest, says MEA as China slams PM Modi for greeting him on birthday
The ministry of external affairs (MEA) on Thursday slammed criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishing Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on his 87th birthday a day ago. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said it has been a consistent policy of the government to treat the Dalai Lama as a guest in India.
Jul 07, 2022 05:11 PM IST
Boris Johnson resigns as Conservative Party leader
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stepped down as leader of his Conservative Party but plans to remain as prime minister while the leadership contest is held.
Jul 07, 2022 04:30 PM IST
NEP paving way for education in regional languages: Modi at seminar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the foundational aim behind the National Education Policy is to bring education out from the limits of narrow thought-process and to integrate it with the modern ideas of the 21st Century. Read more
Jul 07, 2022 03:48 PM IST
UP Police arrests man for threatening to behead Nupur Sharma
A man, who threatened to behead former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, was arrested here on Thursday, police told news agency PTI.
Jul 07, 2022 03:39 PM IST
Three Dera Sacha Sauda followers convicted in 2015 Moga sacrilege case, two acquitted
More than six years after the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Malke village in Moga district’s Baghapurana sub-division in November 2015, a local court on Thursday convicted three Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda followers, while two were acquitted.
Jul 07, 2022 03:37 PM IST
Kremlin on UK PM Boris Johnson: 'Russia doesn't like him either'
As Boris Johnson is expected to resign on Thursday, after over 50 ministers resigned from the UK government, the Kremlin said the British prime minister didn't like Russia and that Moscow didn't like him either. Read more
Jul 07, 2022 02:17 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Akshaya Patra Mid-Day meal kitchen in Varanasi
Jul 07, 2022 01:52 PM IST
Boris Johnson to resign as UK Prime Minister amid exodus of ministers, reports AP
Boris Johnson to resign as UK Prime Minister amid exodus of ministers, reports AP
Jul 07, 2022 01:39 PM IST
CEO Amitabh Kant appointed Sherpa for G-20 Summit
Former NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant appointed Sherpa for G-20 Summit.
Jul 07, 2022 01:34 PM IST
UK education minister quits after two days in office
UK education minister quits after two days in office, new finance minister tells PM 'go now'.
Jul 07, 2022 01:08 PM IST
Punjab CM ties knot with Gurpreet Kaur in Chandigarh | See wedding pics
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann tied the knot for the second time today as he married 32-year-old physician from Pehowa village - Dr Gurpreet Kaur.
Jul 07, 2022 12:44 PM IST
Mahua Moitra shares note amid Kaali controversy: 'Don't tell her to be careful'
Trinamool Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra on Thursday shared a note titled 'Be careful, Mahua' apparently written by a citizen of India amid the raging controversy over her comments on Goddess Kaali.
Jul 07, 2022 11:07 AM IST
AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair moves SC for anticipatory bail, quashing of FIR registered against him in UP's Sitapur
> AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair moves SC for pre-arrest bail and quashing of a hate speech FIR registered against him at Sitapur in UP.
> Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves seeks urgent hearing from SC.
> SC vacation bench agrees to list it on Friday subject to CJI's order.
Jul 07, 2022 10:07 AM IST
‘I have come here with my mother,’ AAP MP Raghav Chadha at Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's wedding
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will be arriving shortly with his family. I have come here with my mother...I wholeheartedly congratulate Mann Sahab and his family on this special occasion: AAP MP Raghav Chadha on Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's wedding, which will be held later in the day.
Jul 07, 2022 10:05 AM IST
US lawmaker recommends CAATSA waiver for India's S-400 purchases from Russia
US Congressman Ro Khanna has recommended a waiver for India from federal law CAATSA that provides for punitive actions against countries engaged in transactions with Russian defence and intelligence sectors.
Jul 07, 2022 09:28 AM IST
India logs 18,930 new Covid infections in last 24 hours
India records another rise in daily Covid cases with 18,930 new infections; active caseload nears 1.2 lakh-mark.
Jul 07, 2022 08:55 AM IST
AAP MP Raghav Chadha arrives at Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's residence for his wedding
AAP MP Raghav Chadha arrives at party leader and Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's residence for his wedding, in Chandigarh.
Jul 07, 2022 08:29 AM IST
Karnataka rains | Amid Red alert, holiday for schools & colleges in these cities
Owing to continuous rains, educational institutions in several parts of Karnataka will remain shut on Thursday. Top officials in the 4 cities of Karnataka - namely Udupi, Kodagu, Hassan and Uttara Kannada declared holiday for anganwadi schools and colleges amid ‘Red alert’ issued by the weather department.
Jul 07, 2022 07:11 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate three-day Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam in Varanasi today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a three-day Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam in Varanasi on Thursday, organized by the Ministry of Education in association with University Grants Commission (UGC) and Banaras Hindu University.
Jul 07, 2022 06:59 AM IST
China reports 409 new COVID cases for July 6 vs 427 day earlier
Mainland China reported 409 new coronavirus cases for July 6, of which 124 were symptomatic and 285 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
That compared with 427 new cases a day earlier - 141 symptomatic and 286 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.
Jul 07, 2022 06:06 AM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to get married today, Kejriwal may attend the ceremony
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann will tie the nuptial knot at a private ceremony in Chandigarh on Thursday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s state unit chief spokesperson Malvinder Singh Kang said.
AAP national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is expected to attend the ceremony with his family.
Jul 07, 2022 05:37 AM IST
US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage
The head of the FBI and the leader of Britain's domestic intelligence agency raised fresh alarms Wednesday about the Chinese government, warning business leaders that Beijing is determined to steal their technology for competitive gain.
“We consistently see that it's the Chinese government that poses the biggest long-term threat to our economic and national security, and by our,' I mean both of our nations, along with our allies in Europe and elsewhere,” FBI Director Christopher Wray was quoted as saying.