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  • Jun 06, 2023 10:41 PM IST

    Rescue operations underway to save girl who fell into borewell in MP's Sehore

    “We are continuously drilling the ground. We have to reach a depth of 30 feet. We will reach up to the level of the child within a few hours. After that horizontal drilling will be done by the NDRF team and the child will be rescued. We are supplying oxygen to the girl”, Sehore collector Ashish Tiwari.

  • Jun 06, 2023 10:27 PM IST

    ‘Honoured to accept’: PM Modi on invitation to address US Congress

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to Twitter to US Speaker Kevin McCarthy's invitation to address the US Congress during his state visit to the United States on June 22. Full report

  • Jun 06, 2023 10:12 PM IST

    Thunderstorm, rain and gusty winds in Delhi, Haryana in next 2 hours: Met Dept

    Several parts of national capital will witness thunderstorm with light intensity rain and gusty winds with speed of 30-40 kilometres/hour in the next two hours, the Indian Meteorological Department predicted on Tuesday. Full report

  • Jun 06, 2023 08:50 PM IST

    OpenAI CEO suggests international agency like UN's nuclear watchdog could oversee AI

    Artificial intelligence poses an “existential risk” to humanity, a key innovator warned during a visit to the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, suggesting an international agency like the International Atomic Energy Agency oversee the ground-breaking technology.

    OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is on a global tour to discuss artificial intelligence.

    “The challenge that the world has is how we're going to manage those risks and make sure we still get to enjoy those tremendous benefits,” said Altman, 38. “No one wants to destroy the world.”

    OpenAI's ChatGPT, a popular chatbot, has grabbed the world's attention as it offers essay-like answers to prompts from users. Microsoft has invested some $1 billion in OpenAI.


  • Jun 06, 2023 08:16 PM IST

    Bodies of two children found in wodden box day after they went missing

    Bodies of two children, 7 and 8, found in a wooden box at a factory in Delhi's Jamia Nagar. They were missing since yesterday. Police investigation is underway: Delhi Police

  • Jun 06, 2023 06:56 PM IST

    Odisha train accident: Chief secretary Jena assures ambulance, cost coverage for transferring bodies by road

    Odisha chief secretary Pradeep Jena, speaking about the transfer of bodies of those who died in the Balasore train accident on Tuesday, said, "State government will be providing an ambulance for those who want to transfer bodies through the road. We will be bearing all costs for the transfer of bodies & we have arrangements for those transferring bodies via railways. We will be doing DNA sampling for the unidentified bodies. The State government is working with the aim to avoid causing any inconvenience to the affected families." (ANI)

  • Jun 06, 2023 06:22 PM IST

    Minor girl falls into 300-feet deep borewell in MP's Sehore; rescue operation underway

    A minor girl fell into a 300-feet deep borewell lying open in a field in Mungaoli village in Sehore, Madhya Pradesh earlier on Tuesday, news agency PTI reported. The rescue operation is currently underway.

  • Jun 06, 2023 05:56 PM IST

    11 Karnataka IAS officers transferred; Check list here

  • Jun 06, 2023 05:14 PM IST

    Air India Delhi-San Francisco flight diverted to Magadan, Russia, due to technical issue

    Air India Delhi-San Francisco AI173  flight has been divereted to Magadan in Russia on Tuesday over glitches with one of its engines. The flight has 216 passengers and 16 crew and the airline said, “The passengers are being provided all support on ground and will be provided alternate options to reach their destinations at the earliest. The aircraft is undergoing the mandatory checks on ground. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused to the passengers.”

  • Jun 06, 2023 04:52 PM IST

    Odisha train accident: Victims can contact helpdesks in Cuttack, Midnapore, Bhubaneswar, Balasore to claim compensation

    A railway official on Tuesday appealed to the victims of Balasore train accident to contact our helpdesks in Cuttack, Midnapore, Bhubaneswar and Balasore in order to claim compensation. “Over 531 people have been compensated amounting to around 15.6 crores,” ANI quoted official as saying.

  • Jun 06, 2023 04:31 PM IST

    ‘Election is our right, we want EC to speak’: Omar Abdullah about elections in J&k

    National Conference leader Omar Abdullah speaking on the election in Jammu and Kashmir said, “Election is our right. If they want to snatch away the rights of the people of J&K and if that gives them some kind of satisfaction, then do it. We too have self-respect. We won't cow down before them. Election Commission should answer this, we want to hear from them.” (ANI)

  • Jun 06, 2023 03:44 PM IST

    CBI registers case in Balasore train accident on request from Ministry of Railways

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered a case on request of Ministry of Railways relating to train accident involving Coromandel Express, Yashwantpur-Howrah Express & a goods train at Bahanaga Bazar in Odisha on June 2.

  • Jun 06, 2023 03:22 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu: School reopening postponed as CM Orders amid rising temperature

    The School Education Department of Tamil Nadu announced on Tuesday that Chief Minister MK Stalin has ordered the postponement of school reopening to safeguard the health of students amidst rising temperatures. Schools will now reopen for classes 6th to 12th from June 12 and for classes 1st to 5th from June 14.

  • Jun 06, 2023 02:44 PM IST

    West Bengal CM Mamata arrives in Odisha to meet those injured in Balasore train accident

    West Bengal chief minister and former Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee reached SCB Medical College and Hospital in Odisha's Cuttack onTuesday to meet the people who are admitted here after getting injured in Balasore train accident, ANI reported.

  • Jun 06, 2023 02:15 PM IST

    J&K LG Manoj Sinha speaks on augmenting infrastructure for Amarnath Yatra

  • Jun 06, 2023 01:28 PM IST

    ‘Showcase notice issued, will construct in a time-bound’: Bihar deputy CM Yadav on Bhagalpur bridge collapse

    Bihar deputy chief minsiter Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday speaking about action against the recent Bhagalpur bridge collapse said, “A showcause notice is being issued to the construction company. The bridge will be constructed in a time-bound manner as it is a dream project of CM. A showcase notice is being issued to the construction company, and action will be taken against those found responsible. When I was in opposition, I had raised the issue regarding pillar number 5 of the bridge.”

  • Jun 06, 2023 12:33 PM IST

    Chinese embassy in India hits back at US defense secretary's statements; accuses US of coercion, hegemony

    The spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in India stated on Tuesday, "China is a contributor to world peace and prosperity. It is the US, not China, who resorts to all types of measures for coercion and hegemony. Victims of US coercion and bullying include its allies and partners, with developing countries bearing the brunt of it."

    These statements come after the US Defense Secretary's visit to India on Monday, during which he mentioned bullying and coercion from China, as well as Russia's aggression against Ukraine, and transnational challenges such as terrorism and climate change.

  • Jun 06, 2023 12:02 PM IST

    Bengaluru: BJP workers stage protest against Congress govt over statements on cow slaughter

    BJP workers on Tuesday staged a protest in Bengaluru against the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government, alleging that the state government is not delivering on its five poll guarantees. According to news agency ANI, the protest was also directed at State Minister K Venkatesh, who questioned what is wrong in slaughtering cows.

  • Jun 06, 2023 11:36 AM IST

    ‘Our agenda is to ensure right crop price for farmers,’ says former MP CM, Congress leader Kamal Nath

    Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said, “Our party's agenda is clear that is farmers get the right price for their crops. They do not have to wander here and there for seeds and fertilizers.”

    As per the news agency ANI, Kamal Nath, while addressing media attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accusing them of “divisive politics” and said that religion is “not a matter of political propaganda.”

  • Jun 06, 2023 11:20 AM IST

    ‘200 units of free power to all domestic consumers in the state’: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

    Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah speaking to media on Tuesday said, “200 units of free power will be provided to all domestic consumers including to those living in rented accommodations in the state.” (ANI)

  • Jun 06, 2023 11:02 AM IST

    NIA raids in Punjab, Haryana in connection with funds for banned Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) organisation

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted raids in nine locations in Punjab and one in Haryana in connection with a criminal conspiracy to raise funds for the banned terrorist organization Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF), and also smuggle arms, ammunition and explosives for it from across the border, ANI reported.

  • Jun 06, 2023 10:27 AM IST

    Watch: German minister Boris Pistorius on 4-day visit to India, lays wreath at Delhi's National War Memorial 

  • Jun 06, 2023 10:16 AM IST

    Manipur: BSF jawan sustains fatal injuries in clash with insurgent group

    One Border Ssecurity Force (BSF) jawan sustained fatal injuries while two Assam Rifles personnel sustained gunshot wounds in Manipur's Sugnu in firing between Security forces and  group of insurgents throughout the night of Monday and Tuesday, ANI reported citing Spear Corps of the Indian Army. 

    Security Forces effectively retaliated to the fire. Search operations in progress. Injured Assam Rifles personnel air evacuated to Mantripukhri.

  • Jun 06, 2023 09:41 AM IST

    President Droupadi Murmu becomes Indian to be conferred with Suriname's highest civilian award

    Suriname on Monday conferred its highest civilian honour to President Droupadi Murmu- The Grand Order of the Chain of Yellow Star, the first Indian to receive this award.

  • Jun 06, 2023 09:32 AM IST

    Panama Paper leaks: ED raids Bengaluru firm in violation of FEMA

    Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out search operations at the premises of a Bengaluru-based firm and its director in connection with a money laundering case.

  • Jun 06, 2023 08:59 AM IST

    CBI team visits Odisha train accident site, begins probe

    "CBI team has reached the accident site in Balasore. Inquiry is being done," said Rinkesh Roy, Divisional Railway Manager, East Coast Railway (05.06)

  • Jun 06, 2023 08:08 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 2.5 hits Haryana's Jhajjar

    An earthquake of magnitude 2.5 hit Haryana's Jhajjar on early Tuesday morning.

  • Jun 06, 2023 07:47 AM IST

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members threatened to quit party, claims Imran Khan

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that the members of his party are being forced to quit the party by threatening harm to the women in their families.

    Sharing a screenshot of a text message claiming to be a former PTI member, Imran Khan took to Twitter and said, "This is the sort of pressure behind the "forced divorces".

  • Jun 06, 2023 07:21 AM IST

    Odisha Train Tragedy: 101 bodies still unidentified, 55 handed over to relatives

    In the aftermath of the tragic train accident in Odisha, which resulted in the loss of at least 275 lives and left over 1000 individuals injured, officials on Monday said that there are still 101 bodies yet to be identified.

  • Jun 06, 2023 05:59 AM IST

    Days after Amazon, Microsoft fined by US for illegally collecting kids' personal data

    Microsoft was charged with collecting personal information from children who signed up to its Xbox gaming system in the United States.

  • Jun 06, 2023 05:27 AM IST

    Railways spent much less on replacing old tracks than CAG estimated

    CAG flagged in its 23rd report of 2022 that the fund meant for replacement and renewal of assets was “insufficient”.


Two arrested for raising ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan inside mosque in Karnataka

Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:25 AM IST

According to police officers, the incident occurred late on Sunday night ay 11pm, when two unknown individuals arrived on a motorcycle and entered the Mardhala Badria Juma Masjid compound

Two people arrested for allegedly entering a mosque and raising religious slogans of another community. (Representational Image)
By, Bengaluru

In Karnataka, alliance with BJP hints at shift in JD(S) strategy towards Muslim voters

While both the BJP and the JD(S) hope to benefit from the alliance, the JD(S) is now vying on the Vokkaliga vote bank.

Bharatiya Janata Party chief JP Nadda met former Karnataka chief minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy in presence of Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:22 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

40% electric vehicles sold in India made in Tamil Nadu: Report

According to the data, 1,044,600 EVs were registered with RTOs this year till September 20. Of this, Tamil Nadu sold 414,802 EVs manufactured based on registration of all EVs across the state’s RTOs

Out of the 1 million EVs sold in India this year, more than 400,000 EVs were manufactured in Tamil Nadu (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:21 AM IST
By, Chennai

Karnataka: Mandya farmers reel as prices of Chrysanthemum flower drop

Chrysanthemum once valued at up to ₹200 per kg, is now fetching farmers mere ₹15-20 per kg, leaving many in distress.

Chrysanthemum farmers destroy crops amid drastic drop in market prices. (HT photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:19 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Six detained for smuggling gold worth 3cr at Calicut airport

The six accused have been identified as Sameer, Abdul Sakkeer, Azeez Kollandavida, Ligeesh, Muhammad Midlaj and Muhammad Basheer

The accused people were caught by the Customs in a period of 14 hours, from Sunday night till Monday morning (HT Archives)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:18 AM IST
By, Kochi

Karnataka yet to make 2015 data public as debate on caste census rages

The Karnataka government is yet to act on 2015 census report amid Congress leader Rahul Gandhi demands a caste census

While Congress leader Rahul Gandhi demands caste census, Karnataka government is yet t act on 2015 census reports. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 01:20 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

A Kannada humour magazine that is pure gold

Let’s dive into the journey of a small independent Kannada humour magazine Aparanji as it paces towards its 40th birthday on October 7.

The Kannada humour magazine Aparanji is set to celebrate its 40th birthday on October 7. (Mint Archive)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:15 AM IST

Govt extends stock holding limits for pulses till December 3

A deficient south-west monsoon due to the El Nino weather pattern has shrunk the area sown with various types of widely consumed pulses

In June, to ease supplies of pulses amid high inflation, the Centre had imposed caps on the quantity of two widely consumed variety of pulses -- tur (pigeon pea) and urad (black gram) – that traders were allowed to store, a measure known as stockholding limits. (Bloomberg)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 12:55 AM IST

Top science awardees may not get cash perks next year onwards

The government last week announced that science, technology and innovations awards will now be conferred as the Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar

HT Image
Published on Sep 26, 2023 12:54 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Modified FCRA rules: NGOs to give details of assets created from foreign funds

The MHA also extended the validity of FCRA licence of those entities, whose licences were expiring on September 30 and renewal was pending, till March 31, 2024.

FCRA licences of over 6,600 NGOs have been cancelled in the last five years for violation of the law (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 04:39 AM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan, New Delhi

MHA nod to create seven top-level posts in NIA

The anti-terror agency, which was formed in 2009 following the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in 2008, has registered over 510 cases till date.

The development comes amid demands to strengthen the federal agency at the top level as the IGs, deputy inspector generals and superintendents of police were burdened with multiple cases (HT archive)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 04:41 AM IST
By, New Delhi

G20, SDGs and finance in focus during Jaishankar, Guterres meeting

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to discuss India's G20 presidency, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda, and the reform of international financial institutions. The lack of progress in achieving SDGs and the need for greater resources and financing were key talking points. Jaishankar also met with other foreign ministers to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues, including the war in Ukraine and the Black Sea Grain Initiative. India aims to use its position at the UN and as the G20 presidency to represent the issues of the wider global south.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly high-level week in New York on Monday (Twitter)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 12:37 AM IST
By, New York

In Chhattisgarh, Rahul promises caste census if INDIA wins, accuses BJP of ignoring OBCs

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has promised to conduct a caste census if his party comes to power in next year's general elections in India. Gandhi accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ignoring backward communities and argued that a caste census is necessary to ensure the participation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs), Dalits, tribals, and women. The BJP dismissed Gandhi's claims and suggested that he seek better advisers. Gandhi made the remarks during the launch of a housing scheme in Chhattisgarh, where the Congress is seeking to retain power in upcoming elections.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi travels in a train, in Bilaspur, Monday (PTI)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 12:30 AM IST

Geological factors to rampant development: Decoding reasons for Joshimath crisis

The reports were commissioned by the state and the central governments to understand different aspects of sudden emergence of cracks.

Cracks emerged in the town between November 2022 and January 2023 (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 04:43 AM IST
By, Dehradun

No tussle between ministers, officers:Patnaik in House

Leader of Opposition Jayanarayan Mishra of BJP said several questions raised by the party still remained unanswered

Naveen Patnaik (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 12:27 AM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty
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