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  • May 08, 2022 11:18 PM IST

    India's cumulative Covid vaccination count crosses 190.33 crore

    The Union health ministry said on Sunday that India's cumulative vaccination count against Covid-19 crossed 190.33 crore with more than 11 lakh doses administered to eligible beneficiaries till 7pm. 

  • May 08, 2022 10:02 PM IST

    Eminent Odia litterateur Rajat Kumar Kar passes away

    Eminent Odia litterateur Rajat Kumar Kar passes away in Bhubaneswar at 88, PM Modi pays tribute.

  • May 08, 2022 08:58 PM IST

    Delhi logs 1,422 new Covid-19 cases; no fresh death in city

    Delhi reports 1,422 new Covid-19 cases, 1,438 recoveries and 0 deaths. Total caseload at 1,894,254 as daily positivity rate recorded at 5.34%.

  • May 08, 2022 08:34 PM IST

    Sindhu to meet Punjab CM Mann tomorrow

    Will meet CM @BhagwantMann tomorrow at 5:15 PM in Chandigarh to discuss matters regarding the revival of Punjab’s economy . . . Punjab’s Resurrection is only possible with an honest collective effort: Navjot Singh Sidhu, former Punjab Congress president

  • May 08, 2022 07:43 PM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal to visit Gujarat on May 11: AAP

    AAP national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will visit Gujarat on May 11. He will hold a rally on the same day in Rajkot: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

  • May 08, 2022 07:22 PM IST

    Maharashtra logs 224 fresh Covid-19 cases, 1 death

    Maharashtra reports 224 new Covid-19 cases, 196 recoveries and a single death. Total caseload at 7,879,278.

  • May 08, 2022 06:39 PM IST

    FIR registered against for Khalistan flags: Himachal CM

    FIR has been registered against whoever tied Khalistan flags and wrote Khalistan outside the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in Dharamshala today. Investigation process has been initiated: Jairam Thakur, Himachal Pradesh CM

  • May 08, 2022 05:37 PM IST

    PM Modi to launch Madhya Pradesh's start-up policy on May 13

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to virtually launch the startup policy of Madhya Pradesh on May 13: P Narhari, secretary, MSME department, Madhya Pradesh

  • May 08, 2022 04:53 PM IST

    Uttarakhand CM to visit Champawat tomorrow

    Though Champawat is my new constituency, I have grown up here. I will visit there tomorrow to seek support from people: Uttarakhand CM Dhami on May 31 bypolls

  • May 08, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    ‘Footfall for Char Dham Yatra more than expected’

    Devotees' footfall in Char Dham Yatra, which is resuming after two years, is more than expected. We're making all possible arrangements but people are more than capacity at all the four dhams. We request devotees to make lodging and other arrangements prior to their arrival: Pushkar Singh Dhami, chief minister, Uttarakhand

  • May 08, 2022 03:39 PM IST

    Amit Shah to arrive in Guwahati tonight for 3-day visit to Assam

    Union Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Guwahati on Sunday night for his three-day visit to the state and will inaugurate and launch several projects on the first anniversary of Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government here, ANI reported.

  • May 08, 2022 03:17 PM IST

    At IIM-Nagpur, President Kovind underlines need for knowledge sharing

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday underlined the need for "knowledge sharing" and said that it is our duty which leads to "greater growth of knowledge itself", ANI reported.

  • May 08, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    AAP's Manish Sisodia on Khalistani flags found at Himachal assembly

    Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday targeted the BJP government in Himachal Pradesh, where elections are due later this year, after flags linked to separatist Khalistan movement were found at the state assembly. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 02:19 PM IST

    King of Saudi Arabia admitted to hospital for medical tests

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz was admitted to a hospital in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to undergo medical tests, local media reported citing Saudi Press Agency, ANI reported.

  • May 08, 2022 01:34 PM IST

    Adar Poonawalla to Elon Musk on Tesla in India: 'Best investment you'll make…'

    The Serum Institute of India’s Adar Poonawalla on Sunday reached out to world’s richest person Elon Musk on Twitter as he made a suggestion to the Tesla boss “on the best investment you’ll ever make”. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    BJP's Bagga ‘not allowed to wear turban amid arrest’: Minority body takes note

    A day after the BJP’s Tajinder Bagga alleged that he was not allowed to wear a turban when the Punjab Police came to arrest him at his West Delhi home, National Commission for Minorities chairman Iqbal Singh Lalpura on Saturday wrote to the state’s chief secretary, seeking a report “within seven days”. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates new IIM campus in Nagpur

    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates the new IIM campus in Nagpur. Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Dharmendra Pradhan and Maharashtra ministers Nitin Raut and Subhash Desai were present at the ceremony.

  • May 08, 2022 11:32 AM IST

    Khalistan flags found tied on Himachal assembly's gate, CM says ‘cowardly act’

    Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur has strongly reacted after Khalistan flags were reportedly found tied on the main gate and boundary wall of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in Dharamshala on Sunday morning. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 10:39 AM IST

    Cyclone Asani 10 updates: Heavy rain likely in 3 states; storm set to intensify

    Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Bengal are bracing to bear the brunt as a cyclonic storm - which developed overnight over Bay of Bengal - is set to intensify in the next 24 hours. Heavy rain and strong winds have been predicted this week in the three states as Cyclonic Asani makes its way. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 10:12 AM IST

    Yellow warning for rainfall issued for three 3 district in Odisha

    Rainfall will commence on 10th May evening, yellow warning for rainfall issued for 3 districts -- Gajpati, Ganjam & Puri. On 11th May, heavy rainfall warning issued for 5 districts -- Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Cuttack & Ganjam: Umashankar Das, Senior Scientist, IMD, Bhubaneswar

  • May 08, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    NIA probes malware injected by Pak ISI in defence personnel devices

    he National Investigation Agency (NIA) has initiated a probe into a pseudonymous Facebook account, created by Pakistani spy agency ISI, to remotely inject a concealed malware in the computers, phones and other devices of defence personnel, staff working in defence establishments and linked departments to steal sensitive information related to national security, people familiar with the development said.Read more

  • May 08, 2022 08:40 AM IST

    3,451 fresh Covid cases in India, nearly 9% fewer than yesterday; 40 deaths in 24 hours

    India has reported 3,451 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, nearly 9% fewer than yesterday. Forty deaths were also reported in the same time span.

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  • May 08, 2022 07:59 AM IST

    Tejashwi Yadav on Prashant Kishor's 'Bihar has not developed in 30 years' remark

    Poll-strategist Prashant Kishor’s statement that “Bihar is today the poorest and (the) most backward state of the country” has drawn a sharp reaction from RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 07:13 AM IST

    Depression may change into cyclonic storm: IMD

    An atmospheric depression over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Andaman Sea is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm on Sunday, packing a wind speed of up to 90kmph, the India Meteorological Department warned on Saturday. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 06:08 AM IST

    Al-Qaida chief blames US for Ukraine invasion in new video

    Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri made an appearance in a pre-recorded video to mark the 11th anniversary of the death of his predecessor Osama bin Laden. Read more

  • May 08, 2022 05:41 AM IST

    Badrinath shrine to open for devotees today

    The doors of Badrinath Dham, located in Uttarakhand, are all set to open doors for devotees on Sunday morning. The shrine is one of the four ancient pilgrimage sites referred to as 'Char Dham' which also include Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Kedarnath. It is open for six months every year (between the end of April and the beginning of November).

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Army kills 2 in Kupwara’s midnight encounter near LoC; seizes rifles, grenades

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said the two armed men are suspected to have come to the fence to receive a cache of arms and narcotics when they were spotted by the army patrol past Monday midnight
The Jammu and Kashmir Police said the two men, when challenged by the army patrol team, opened fire in Keran sector of Kupwara district. (AFP/Representative Image)
The Jammu and Kashmir Police said the two men, when challenged by the army patrol team, opened fire in Keran sector of Kupwara district. (AFP/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 05:55 PM IST
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Four dead as ONGC chopper makes emergency landing off Mumbai coast

The chopper, carrying two pilots and seven crew members, was forced to land at sea (using the floaters that are attached to such choppers that carry personnel and material from shore to offshore installations) whilst attempting an emergency landing on an oil platform
Four people were killed after a helicopter belonging to the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) made a controlled emergency landing at sea near the Sagar Kiran oil rig in Bombay High on Tuesday morning. (HT PHOTO.)
Four people were killed after a helicopter belonging to the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) made a controlled emergency landing at sea near the Sagar Kiran oil rig in Bombay High on Tuesday morning. (HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 05:46 PM IST
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ByVijay Kumar Yadav

Bus carrying 22 college students from Ranchi overturns in Sikkim

Sixty nine students from the college were on an excursion, said the Sikkim police. They reached Sikkim on June 23
Lepcha said one of the buses, carrying 21 students and two teachers, skidded off the road and landed on one side near the administrative building of the Sikkim Central University at Ranipool. (SOURCED.)
Lepcha said one of the buses, carrying 21 students and two teachers, skidded off the road and landed on one side near the administrative building of the Sikkim Central University at Ranipool. (SOURCED.)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 05:37 PM IST
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ONGC chopper accident: Four die, five others undergoing treatment

  • ONGC chopper emergency landing: Three of the deceased were ONGC employees while the fourth one was on contract hired by the oil company.
A helicopter with two pilots and seven others, including six ONGC employees onboard, fell into the Arabian Sea. (HT Photo)
A helicopter with two pilots and seven others, including six ONGC employees onboard, fell into the Arabian Sea. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 05:26 PM IST
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Reported by Vijay Kumar Yadav | Written by Sohini Goswami

Evening brief: Uddhav Thackeray appeals to Sena rebels to ‘come back’

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray. (File image)(ANI)
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray. (File image)(ANI)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 05:10 PM IST
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By, New Delhi

Ban on single-use plastic items to come into effect from July 1

Manufacturer associations said they are not prepared to implement it immediately due to a lack of alternatives
 (HT PHOTO)
(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 04:58 PM IST
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ByJayashree Nandi

Amarnath Yatra: Security arrangements in place, pilgrimage to resume after 2 yrs

Around 7-8 lakh yatries are expected to attend the Amarnath Yatra after a gap of two years and all necessary security measures have been taken to ensure their safety
A three-level security will ensure a smooth pilgrimage for the yatries. (HT file photo)
A three-level security will ensure a smooth pilgrimage for the yatries. (HT file photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 04:18 PM IST
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Kerala reimposes fines for face mask violations as Covid-19 cases rise

On Monday, Kerala recorded a test positivity rate of 18.33%, the highest in the last four months, with 2,993 new cases
Health workers collect swab samples from people to test for coronavirus infection in Ernakulam, Kerala. (REUTERS File Photo)
Health workers collect swab samples from people to test for coronavirus infection in Ernakulam, Kerala. (REUTERS File Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 04:14 PM IST
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'Worried about you... come back': Uddhav, Sena 'family head', appeals to rebels

Maharashtra news: Eknath Shinde on Tuesday said he and his rebel MLAs would return soon to Mumbai; "We are in Shiv Sena... There should not be any doubt about it," he declared.
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 04:50 PM IST
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Roorkee gang rape: Police release CCTV grab of suspect

Police have announced a 10,000 cash reward for information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect
 (Getty Images)
(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 03:56 PM IST
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ByAmit Bathla

Alt News co-founder Mohd Zubair sent to four-day police custody over 2018 tweet

  • Mohammed Zubair of Alt News was arrested late on Monday in a case related to an “objectionable tweet” he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity.
File photo of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair (Twitter)
File photo of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair (Twitter)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST
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After by-poll win, Tripura CM Manik Saha skips oath-taking ceremony

BJP won three constituencies - Town Bordowali, Surma and Jubrajnagar leaving Agartala constituency to Congress in the bypolls results of which were declared on June 26
Chief minister Dr. Manik Saha defeated his nearest rival Asish Kumar Saha from Congress in Town Bordowali seat by 6104 votes(PTI)
Chief minister Dr. Manik Saha defeated his nearest rival Asish Kumar Saha from Congress in Town Bordowali seat by 6104 votes(PTI)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST
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ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Chhattisgarh govt orders Covid testing of passengers coming from other states

Keeping in mind the rise in Covid cases across the country, the Chhattisgarh government has issued new directives for passengers coming from other states
India is witnessing an upward trend in Covid cases for the past few days. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
India is witnessing an upward trend in Covid cases for the past few days. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 02:40 PM IST
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Odisha DGP suspends inspector over immolation of 55-yr-old outside police station

Odisha director general of police Sunil Bansal suspended Sasmita Rana, inspector of Kishannagar police station, four days after Gunanidhi Bisoi succumbed to injuries that he suffered after immolating himself protesting against police inaction
Odisha DGP suspends inspector over immolation of 55-yr-old outside police station
Odisha DGP suspends inspector over immolation of 55-yr-old outside police station
Published on Jun 28, 2022 02:08 PM IST
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‘No work for them here…’: Raut says rebels can stay in Guwahati till July 11

The Supreme Court will hold its next hearing on pleas filed by the Eknath Shinde-led group on the said date.
Sanjay Raut speaking to media today. (ANI)
Sanjay Raut speaking to media today. (ANI)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 01:59 PM IST
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