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  • May 29, 2023 09:49 PM IST

    Follow CSK vs GT IPL final LIVE updates here

    Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Gujarat Titans (GT) IPL final LIVE updates here

  • May 29, 2023 09:01 PM IST

    ‘New Parliament building was needed’: Ajit Pawar amid NCP skipping inaugration

    Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar on Monday backed the new parliament building, saying it was needed keeping in mind the population of the country.

    “Keeping the population of the country in mind which is crossing 135 crores, the people representing them will also increase. So I personally feel this new Parliament building was needed. It was built in record time even during the COVID period. Now in this new building, everyone should work as per the Constitution and resolve the issues of common people, everyone should take part in it,” ANI quoted Pawar as saying.

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  • May 29, 2023 08:30 PM IST

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot arrives at Kharge's residence for meet

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Monday arrived at the residence of party president Mallikarjun Kharge in Delhi, where Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and Rahul Gandhi are also present, ANI reported.

  • May 29, 2023 08:13 PM IST

    PM Modi announces ex-gratia of 2 lakh to kin of deceased in Mysuru, Dhanbad tragedies

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced ex-gratia of 2 lakh from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives in the tragedies in Mysuru and Dhanbad, and injured would be given Rs. 50,000.

    At least 10 people were killed in a road accident in Karnataka's Mysuru on Monday after a private bus collided with car. Six labourers were electrocuted to death after an electric pole they were erecting fell on a high-tension overhead wire in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad.

  • May 29, 2023 07:56 PM IST

    Chennai: Passengers stranded at Koyambedu after Transport department employees go on sudden strike

    Passengers at Chennai's Koyambedu bus stand were stranded following a sudden strike by Transport department employees over the employment of bus drivers and conductors on a contract basis, ANI reported.

  • May 29, 2023 06:55 PM IST

    Karnataka CM 2 lakh each to kin of deceased in Mysuru road accident that killed 10 people

    Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday announced 2 lakh each as compensation to the families of the deceased in the Myrusu road accident that killed 10 people. He also directed the concerned officials to ensure proper treatment for the injured.

  • May 29, 2023 06:27 PM IST

    Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot arrives at Kharge's residence

    Ahead of the meeting with Congress party president Mallikarjun Kharge, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot arrived at Kharge's residence in Delhi on Monday. Congress leader Sachin Pilot will also have a separate meeting with Kharge, primarily aimed at resolving the ongoing disturbances within the state Congress.

  • May 29, 2023 06:04 PM IST

    Uganda enacts harsh anti-LGBTQ law including death penalty

    Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signed one of the world's toughest anti-LGBTQ laws, including the death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality", in defiance of Western condemnations and potential sanctions from aid donors.

  • May 29, 2023 05:56 PM IST

    Saudi Arabia executes 2 Bahraini men over militant activities; Amnesty called trial 'grossly unfair'

    Saudi Arabia said it executed two Bahraini men on Monday after being convicted of belonging to a militant group wanting to destabilize the two Mideast kingdoms. Amnesty International had criticized their trial as being “grossly unfair.”

  • May 29, 2023 05:46 PM IST

    Maha: 10 people injured after bus collides with truck on Mumbai-Nashik highway in Thane

    At least 10 persons were injured when a state transport bus collided with a tempo at Malshej ghat in Maharashtra's Thane district on Monday, PTI reported.

  • May 29, 2023 05:26 PM IST

    Fire in market in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area, 10 fire tenders rushed to spot

    A fire erupted in a market in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area on Monday, prompting 10 fire tenders rush to the spot. Further details are currently awaited as the situation develops.

  • May 29, 2023 05:17 PM IST

    10 killed in accident as private bus, car collide in Karnataka's Mysuru

    At least 10 people including two children were killed in an accident between a private bus and a car that occurred near Tirumakudalu-Narasipura in Karnataka's Mysuru.

  • May 29, 2023 05:10 PM IST

    Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan meets Singapore Minister Kim Yong

    Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, during his three-day visit on Monday met Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Min Gan Kim Yong, ANI reported. A discussion on industry's role in the skilling ecosystem as well as in ensuring the future readiness of the workforce was held.

    In a tweet on Monday, the official Twitter account of Singapore in India wrote, "Part of his 3-day visit to, Indian Edu & Skills Dev & Entrepreneurship Min @dpradhanbjp met @MTI_Sg Min Gan Kim Yong earlier tdy. They had a good discussion on the industry's salient role in the skilling ecosystem & in ensuring the relevance & future readiness of the workforce."

  • May 29, 2023 04:52 PM IST

    Union minister Pralhad Joshi attends Mining StartUp Summit at IIT Bombay

    Union minsiter Prahlad Joshi on Monday attended first Mining StartUp Summit at IIT Bombay. “Around 80 startups participated in the event. We will try to understand their issues and the solutions they provide. We are trying to encourage the use of solutions made by startups in PSUs,” ANI quoted Joshi as saying.

  • May 29, 2023 04:29 PM IST

    Follow LIVE updates on Delhi murder here

    A 16-year-old firl was stabbed death allegedly by her 20-year-old boyfriend in Delhi on Sunday. The accused Sahil, was arrested from Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh hours after the gruesome murder. Follow LIVE updates here 

  • May 29, 2023 04:06 PM IST

    Indian Naval Ship Delhi arrives at Port Klang in Malaysia as part of Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet deployment to ASEAN countries

  • May 29, 2023 03:10 PM IST

    Delhi Police arrest Shahbad Dairy murder case accused, who stabbed girl 20 times

    Delhi Shahbad Dairy murder case: 20-year-old accused who stabbed a minor girl, 16, 20 times has been arrested.

  • May 29, 2023 02:43 PM IST

    Delhi: 16-year-old girl stabbed to death by boyfriend

    A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death in Delhi on Sunday by 20-year-old man, who is allegedly her boyfriend, police told news agency ANI this morning. Read more

  • May 29, 2023 02:16 PM IST

    ‘We got 136 seats in Karnataka, now we will get 150 in MP’: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while addressing media on the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on Monday said, “We had a detailed meeting right now and our internal assessment says that since we got 136 seats in Karnataka, we are now going to get 150 seats in Madhya Pradesh.” (ANI)

  • May 29, 2023 01:21 PM IST

    Indian Army celebrates 75th International Day of UN Peacekeepers

    The Indian Army on Monday commemorated the 75th International Day of UN Peacekeepers, by paying homage to the fallen comrades by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial in the national capital, stated an official release from Ministry of Defence.

  • May 29, 2023 01:04 PM IST

    Cong leaders from Madhya Pradesh meet Kharge over poll preparedness

    Top Congress leaders from Madhya Pradesh on Monday met party chief Mallikarjun Kharge at the AICC headquarters here over the preparedness for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

    Sources said the meeting was attended by Rahul Gandhi, former chief minister Kamal Nath, among others.

  • May 29, 2023 12:41 PM IST

    PM Modi virtually flags off northeast's first Vande Bharat Express in Assam

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday virtually flagged off Assam's first and India's 18th Vande Bharat Express connecting Guwahati to West Bengal's New Jalpaiguri.

  • May 29, 2023 11:56 AM IST

    MP: IAF aircraft makes crash landing in Bhind; no casualty

    An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft on Monday made a crash landing in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district, a police official said.

    There was no casualty, he said.

  • May 29, 2023 11:51 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge meet with Punjab and Delhi Congress leaders

    Rahul Gandhi, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge are meeting with Punjab and Delhi Congress leaders right now. Issue of AAP seeking Congress' support on the issue of Centre's ordinance on transfer of Delhi officials being discussed.

  • May 29, 2023 11:35 AM IST

    Preparations underway at Guwahati railway station ahead of the launch of Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express

  • May 29, 2023 11:23 AM IST

    Amit Shah to arrive in ethnic violence-hit Manipur today

    Union home minister Amit Shah is scheduled to arrive in ethnic violence-hit Manipur on Monday as tensions have continued to simmer in parts of the northeastern state.

  • May 29, 2023 10:47 AM IST

    ISRO launches next-gen navigational satellite to get real-time positioning and timing services

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday launched next-generation navigational satellite to get real-time positioning and timing services.

  • May 29, 2023 09:54 AM IST

    Active Covid cases in country dip to 4,709

    India has logged 310 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have decreased to 4,709 from 4,972, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

    The death toll has increased to 5,31,866 with two deaths, the data updated at 8 am stated.

  • May 29, 2023 09:52 AM IST

    PM Modi congratulates Erdogan on re-election as Turkiye president

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election, and expressed confidence that bilateral ties between the two countries on global issues will continue to grow.

  • May 29, 2023 08:46 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 jolts Assam's Sonitpur

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale hit Assam's Sonitpur on Monday around 8:03am. The National Center for Seismology (NCS) stated that the epicentre was 15 kilometers deep.

  • May 29, 2023 08:00 AM IST

    7 killed, 6 injured in road accident in Assam's Guwahati

    The deceased are students of Assam Engineering College, Guwahati. Three of the injured are also students of the same college. The 10 students were travelling in a SUV which hit a divider around 1:00 am on Monday and hit another vehicle. The passengers of the other vehicle (a Bolero) have also sustained injuries. The condition of all 6 injured are state to be critical.

  • May 29, 2023 07:56 AM IST

    PM Modi to flag off Assam's first Vande Bharat Express today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Assam's first Vande Bharat Express on Monday as a part of the move by Indian Railways to avail joy of travelling for the people of northeast, a government official said on Sunday.

  • May 29, 2023 07:17 AM IST

    UN chief congratulates Erdogan on Turkey reelection: spokesman

    UN chief Antonio Guterres congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his reelection, the secretary-general's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement Sunday.

    "He looks forward to further strengthening the cooperation between Turkiye and the United Nations," Dujarric added, using an alternate spelling for Turkey.

  • May 29, 2023 07:08 AM IST

    BSF shoots down Pakistani drone carrying narcotics in Amritsar

    Border Security Forces (BSF) on Sunday shot down a drone and arrested a smuggler with 3.2 kg of drugs near the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab, a senior official said.


Karnataka bandh today: Section 144 imposed; schools, colleges shut

Published on Sep 29, 2023 06:56 AM IST

Karnataka Bandh Updates: The pro-Kannada group and farmers' organisations called for a state bandh to protest against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Police personnel deployed during bandh in Bengaluru

Amid India-Canada diplomatic rift, S Jaishankar, Antony Blinken hold talks

The ties between India and Canada have deteriorated since Justin Trudeau alleged that the Indian government could be behind the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

US secretary of state Antony Blinken and external affairs minister S Jaishankar meet at the state department in Washington. (REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:59 AM IST

15-year-old killed, body violated in Assam

Three men, including a railway employee, were arrested for the murder and violation of a 15-year-old girl in Assam. The incident occurred on September 9.

Police said that they nabbed the accused on Wednesday after tracking one of their mobile phones , the number for which was found written in the victim’s notebook (HT representative photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 07:04 AM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha, Silchar

Manipur remains on edge, protesters violate curfew

Protests have raged in Manipur over the killing of a 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl who went missing two months ago

A vehicle that was set on fire by protesters over the killing of two Meitei students (PTI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:56 AM IST
By, Imphal/delhi

Religious slurs in LS: Complaints against Bidhuri, Ali sent to privileges panel

While at least four opposition MPs have written to Birla urging action against Bidhuri, the complaint against Ali was filed by BJP MP Nishikant Dubey.

Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla refers complaints against BJP MP Rameh Bidhuri for using religious slurs against BSP MP Danish Ali to the privileges committee. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 04:39 AM IST

Ujjain horror: Two autorickshaw drivers arrested for minor's rape

Speaking to reporters, Verma said one of the accused, Bharat Soni tried to escape when he was being taken to the spot for recreating the crime scene Thursday.

The girl was ultimately rescued by a local priest.
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 04:39 AM IST
By, Bhopal

Court directs suspension of X account busting ‘medical myths’

A local court in Bengaluru on Thursday asked the social media platform X (previously Twitter) to suspend the handle of Kerala-based hepatologist Cyriac Abby Philips, @theliverdr, which had garnered popularity for busting medical myths online.

HT Image
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:42 AM IST

Wildlife board’s key panel to take call on how to conserve grasslands

The standing committee of the national board for wildlife will take a call on how to conserve disappearing grasslands in the country.

There are five grasslands which have existed in the country for centuries. (AP)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:36 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Nijjar regularly met Canadian intel officers: Son tells media

Hardeep Singh Nijjar regularly met Canadian intelligence officers in the months leading to his death, his son alleged, according to a Canadian media report

Hardeep Singh Nijjar was shot dead in Surrey town of British Columbia on June 18. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:50 AM IST

At heart of Swaminathan’s work, dignity of labour, and life, to India’s farmers

Swaminathan ushered in India’s Green Revolution in late 1960s by massively ramping up cereal production by collaborating with US farm scientist Norman Borlaug.

Agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan known as father of India’s Green Revolution died in Chennai at 98 (PTI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 04:44 AM IST
By, New Delhi

New digital law may carry a fine for disinformation

The upcoming digital India bill may contain penalties for disinformation campaigns, or organised efforts to spread false or misleading information.

The upcoming digital bill may penalise disinformation campaigns, violations may lead to financial repercussions. (AP)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 04:38 AM IST
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

Rajasthan elections: Shah, Nadda hold meet to firm up strategy

Union home minister Amit Shah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda held a series of meetings with Rajasthan unit leaders over two days on Wednesday and Thursday, discussing strategy for the upcoming elections.

Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP chief JP Nadda at the meeting on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:04 AM IST
By, Jaipur

Einstein was right: Antimatter falls under gravity

Experiments at CERN have now demonstrated that antimatter falls, validating yet another aspect of the general theory.

Einstein’s general theory of relativity implied that antimatter would fall just like matter does, but some physicists have long been suggesting that it should rise upward.
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 05:35 AM IST
By, New Delhi

New Rajasthan guidelines aim to curb suicides in Kota

Every year, tens of thousands of young people pour into Kota, for its famed institutes preparing students for medical and engineering entrance examinations.

The guidelines are based on the recommendations of a 15-member committee.(AP)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:10 AM IST

Mob tries to attack Manipur CM's ancestral house; security forces foil attempt

An angry mob attempted to attack Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh's ancestral home, but security forces foiled the attempt using tear gas and barricades.

Security personnel fire tear gas as students protest against the killing of two missing students by unknown people in Imphal on Wednesday. (AFP)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 10:27 PM IST
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