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  • Oct 11, 2021 11:41 PM IST

    Delhi: Child rights body pushes for in-person classes for all

    Ahead of the DDMA meeting scheduled to take place after festive season to discuss phase-wise reopening of schools for junior classes, the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Monday asked Delhi’s lieutenant governor Anil Baijal to allow in-person classes for students from nursery to Class 8 at least twice a week. Read more

  • Oct 11, 2021 10:57 PM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 hits Karnataka: NCS

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 hit southern Indian state, Karnataka at 9.54pm on Monday in Gulbarga, ANI reported citing the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

  • Oct 11, 2021 10:56 PM IST

    Odisha cabinet gives nod to hike salary of contractual staff by 50%: State law minister Pratap Jena

    Odisha law minister Pratap Jena on Monday announced that the state cabinet has given its nod to a proposal to hike remuneration of all contractual employees under the state government by 50 per cent. “Earlier, such employees weren't getting any additional benefits, now they'll get reimbursement towards medical treatment,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.

  • Oct 11, 2021 10:20 PM IST

    Jharkhand's first reported woman idol maker continues her late husband's journey

    Jharkhand's reportedly first woman idol maker, Madhvi Pal, continues her journey and carries forward her late husband's idol-making business, ANI reported. “I started this in 2012 after my husband died. It was his business. I'll continue doing this as long as I am alive,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Oct 11, 2021 09:27 PM IST

    Taliban to meet European Union officials on Tuesday

    Islamist militant group Taliban will meet officials of the European Union (EU) on Tuesday (October 12), AFP reported citing the group's acting foreign minister. Notably, Taliban recaptured Afghanistan after 20 years on August 15.

  • Oct 11, 2021 08:24 PM IST

    Doesn't reduce my stature: Maneka Gandhi on non-inclusion in BJP national executive panel

    BJP MP Maneka Gandhi said that her non-inclusion in the BJP national executive panel does not “reduce (her) stature,” according to PTI.

  • Oct 11, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    Third encounter in last 24 hrs: J&K DGP on latest Shopian encounters

    The Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh on Monday said that two operations were launched in Shopian this evening “on a credible input.” “Encounter started at Tulran Shopian. Three to four terrorists trapped. At Kheripora Shopian, another operation launched and a contact [is] expected soon,” he told ANI, saying that this is the third encounter in last 24 hours.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:59 PM IST

    Centre issues letter of intent to Tata for Air India sale for 18K crore

    DIPAM Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey on Monday told PTI that the central government has issued the letter of intent to Tata group for the sale of Air India for 18,000 crore.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:31 PM IST

    Delhi HC to give judgement on Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police chief on Oct 12

    The Delhi High Court will deliver its judgment on a plea, challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Commissioner of Delhi Police, on October 12.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    Union MoS says Centre compensating free vaccine with fuel prices

    On surge in fuel prices, Union MoS (Petroleum & Natural Gas) Rameswar Teli recently said in Assam that the prices aren't high but include the levied tax. “You must've taken a free vaccine, where will the money come from? You haven't paid the money, this is how it was collected,” he told reporters, according to ANI.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    Thailand to reopen for vaccinated tourists on Nov 1: PM

    Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced that the country will reopen for tourists, who have are vaccinated against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), according to AFP.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    WHO experts recommended Covid-19 booster jab for vulnerable

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have recommended the booster shot against Covid-19 for the immunocompromised people, AFP reported.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Two security personnel also lost lives in J&K's Rajouri

    During an ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri, Sepoy Saraj Singh and Vaisakh H also lost their lives, ANI reported quoting White Knight Corps, Indian Army.

  • Oct 11, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    PM Modi to address NHRC foundation day on Oct 12

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 28th foundation day of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on October 12 at 11am.

  • Oct 11, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    Adani ports and SEZ not to handle EXIM containerised cargo originating from Pak, Afghanistan and Iran from Nov 15 onwards

    Adani Ports and Logistics on Monday announced that it along with SEZ will not handle EXIM containerised cargo originating from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan at all its terminals from November 15 onwards, according to ANI.

  • Oct 11, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    500 dengue cases confirmed in Gwalior so far: CMO Dr Sharma

    The chief medical officer (CMO) of Gwalior, Dr Manish Sharma, said on Monday that so far, as many as 500 dengue cases have been reported in the district. “Health teams constituted for all wards of the city; nursing staff will be mobilised to conduct door to door survey,” he told ANI, adding that outdoor fogging will be intensified.

  • Oct 11, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    Police gets 3-day remand of Ashish Mishra Monu

    Police has got a three-day remand of Ashish Mishra Monu, the son of union MoS Ajay Mishra, in Lakhimpur violence case where eight people, including four farmers were killed in the Uttar Pradesh district. The will start 10am from tomorrow onwards.

  • Oct 11, 2021 04:14 PM IST

    Delhi reports 23 new Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 14.39 lakh mark

    Delhi witnessed a single-day rise of 23 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Covid-19 health bulletin data. The overall tally of the national capital currently stands at 14,39,218. The active caseload stands at 369, the bulletin data revealed.

  • Oct 11, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    David Card, Joshua D Angrist, Guido W Imbens win 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics

    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to with “one half to David Card and the other half jointly to Joshua D Angrist and Guido W Imbens,” the Nobel committee announced on Monday.

  • Oct 11, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Encounter underway between Army troops and terrorists in J&K

    Encounter is underway between Indian Army soldiers and terrorists in the Poonch area, around 2km from the site where a JCO and four jawans of the Army were injured in anti-terrorist operations and later lost their lives. An army personnel has been injured in the current encounter, ANI reported citing people familiar with the development.

  • Oct 11, 2021 03:11 PM IST

    Revenue deficit grant of 9,781 crore released to 17 states

    The Centre has released a revenue deficit grant of 9,871 crore released to 17 states, and a total revenue deficit grant of 69,097 crore has been released to states in the current financial year.

  • Oct 11, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    India gets 3rd set of Swiss bank account details of its citizens, firms

    India has received the third set of Swiss bank account details of its nationals, and companies under automatic information exchange pact with Switzerland, news agency PTI reported.

  • Oct 11, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    PM Modi to participate in G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on Afghanistan on Oct 12: MEA

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the upcoming virtual G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on Afghanistan on October 12 At the invitation of the Italian Presidency of the G-20, PM Narendra Modi will on 12 October, ANI reported quoting Ministry of external affairs.

  • Oct 11, 2021 02:18 PM IST

    DK Boora takes charge of IG, BSF Jammu frontier

    DK Boora has taken charge of IG, BSF Jammu frontier, succeeding NS Jamwal.

  • Oct 11, 2021 02:02 PM IST

    Rajasthan issues revised Covid-19 guidelines

    Rajasthan govt releases revised Covid-19 guidelines; allows religious programmes with an attendance of maximum 200 people, night curfew to be in place from 11pm to 5am.

  • Oct 11, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    ‘Situation critical,’ says Kejriwal on alleged coal shortage

    The situation is critical and many CMs have written about it to the Centre. We all are working together to improve the situation: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on alleged coal shortage

  • Oct 11, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    JCO among 5 Army jawans martyred in J&K's Poonch

    Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) among five Army soldiers martyred in anti-terrorist operation in J&K's Poonch.

  • Oct 11, 2021 12:54 PM IST

    CBI raids former Maharashtra home minister Deshmukh

    CBI conducts raids at former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh's residence in Nagpur. 

  • Oct 11, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    Rajasthan CM Gehlot's brother appears before ED

    Agrasen Gehlot, brother of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, appears before ED ) in connection with alleged irregularities in fertiliser export, says he has nothing to do with this case.

  • Oct 11, 2021 12:03 PM IST

    Drugs case: Aryan Khan moves Special NDPS court

    Aryan Khan moves Special NDPS court for bail in drugs case, hearing on October 13.

  • Oct 11, 2021 12:02 PM IST

    ‘ISRO facility being opened for private sector’: PM Modi

    This is the time for exponential innovation, which can only be achieved when the govt is the enabler and not the handler. Today, the govt is sharing its expertise and providing launch pads for private sector. The facility of ISRO is being opened for private sector: PM Modi at ISpA launch event

  • Oct 11, 2021 11:50 AM IST

    Uttarakhand minister Yashpal Arya, son join Congress

    Uttarakhand transport minister Yashpal Arya and MLA son Sanjeev resign from BJP, join Congress.

  • Oct 11, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    EAM Jaishankar meets Kyrgyz counterpart

    External affairs minister S Jaishankar meets Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

  • Oct 11, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Coal shortage in most power plants, reiterates Delhi minister

    Most power plants are facing coal shortage. The stock is left for only two-three days. NTPC capped production capacity of its plants to 55%. Earlier we used to get 4000 megawatts of electricity but now we are not getting even half of that: Satyendar Jain, Delhi power minister

  • Oct 11, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Fresh snowfall at Zoji La Pass in J&K

    Fresh snowfall takes place at Zoji La Pass in Jammu and Kashmir's Sonmarg.

  • Oct 11, 2021 09:39 AM IST

    1,035,797 samples tested on October 10: ICMR

    1,035,797 samples tested for Covid-19 on October 10, taking the total number of samples tested till now to 583,631,490: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  • Oct 11, 2021 09:15 AM IST

    India's daily Covid-19 cases fall to 18,132

    With 18,132 cases, India’s new Covid-19 tally declines further for 3rd consecutive day. 21,563 recoveries and 193 deaths also recorded.

  • Oct 11, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    New Zealand reports 35 new Covid-19 cases

    Fresh Covid-19 cases in New Zealand fall to 35, from 60 on Sunday. All new cases reported from its largest city Auckland.

  • Oct 11, 2021 08:20 AM IST

    Police identify terrorist killed in Bandipora encounter

    Killed terrorist has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar, who was affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit LeT. He was involved in the recent civilian killing at Shahgund, Bandipora: Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    Metro services affected on Pink Line, says DMRC

    Delhi Metro services affected on Pink Line, delay between Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Shiv Vihar, says DMRC.

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    Terrorist killed in Bandipora: J&K Police

    One unidentified terrorist killed in Bandipora encounter. Search going on. Further details shall follow: Jammu and Kashmir Police

  • Oct 11, 2021 07:00 AM IST

    Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

    Sydney hairdressers, gyms, cafés and bars reopened to fully vaccinated customers on Monday for the first time in more than 100 days after Australia's largest city achieved a vaccination benchmark.

  • Oct 11, 2021 06:45 AM IST

    Prices of fuel today

    Prices of petrol and diesel rise by 0.30 (at 104.44/litre) and 0.35 (at 93.17/litre) respectively in Delhi today.

    In Mumbai, petrol is priced at 110.41/litre (up by 0.29) and diesel costs 101.03/litre (up by 0.37) today.

  • Oct 11, 2021 06:30 AM IST

    UK to drop 10-day quarantine for Indians from today

    The United Kingdom is easing its travel restrictions starting from Monday allowing travellers from more nations to enter the UK.

  • Oct 11, 2021 06:07 AM IST

    US says Taliban talks in Doha were 'candid and professional'

    The United States said on Sunday the first face-to-face meeting between senior US and Taliban officials since the hardline group retook power in Afghanistan was "candid and professional" and that the US side reiterated that the Taliban would be judged on their actions, not just their words.

  • Oct 11, 2021 05:55 AM IST

    ‘Mission 100 Days’ launched to curb Covid during festivals

    The central government has started a campaign dubbed Mission 100 Days to control the spread of Covid-19 infections during the festive season, said people familiar with the matter.

  • Oct 11, 2021 05:20 AM IST

    Recent killings an attempt to divide Kashmiri society, says GOC of Chinar Corps

    Condemning the recent killings of civilians in Jammu and Kashmir, General Officer Commanding of Chinar Corps Lieutenant General DP Pandey on Sunday said that some elements are trying to divide the society on communal lines and the people will expose those elements.

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PM Modi offered to debate ‘any issue’ but…: Chidambaram’s latest jab

Chidambaram said the farm laws were passed without a debate and were repealed without a debate. “Long live debate-less Parliamentary democracy!” he also wrote on the microblogging site.
Chidambaram also targeted Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar for denying a debate on the bill.
Chidambaram also targeted Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar for denying a debate on the bill.
Published on Nov 30, 2021 09:34 AM IST
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Proud of suspension for raising voice against govt, says TMC MP

Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP Elamaram Kareem, who was also suspended, said the committee made to probe into the “unruly and violent behaviour” did not consist of Opposition party members
TMC MP Dola Sen said they were proud disciples of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee and were raising their voices in the Parliament in favour of the people. (PTI Photo/File)
TMC MP Dola Sen said they were proud disciples of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee and were raising their voices in the Parliament in favour of the people. (PTI Photo/File)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 09:33 AM IST
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Centre to hold review meet with states, UTs today over omicron variant

The scheduled meeting comes just a day after the Centre said on Monday no cases of the omicron variant have been detected in the country at present but pointed out that two clusters in Maharashtra and Karnataka are under investigation.
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said urged all citizens to remain vigilant, adding the Centre's priority is their good health.
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said urged all citizens to remain vigilant, adding the Centre's priority is their good health.
Published on Nov 30, 2021 09:22 AM IST
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NITI Aayog releases report on online dispute resolution

The report is a culmination of the action plan made by a committee constituted at the peak of the Covid crisis by NITI Aayog on ODR in 2020 and chaired by Supreme Court Justice (Retd) AK Sikri
The report released by Niti Aayog said government litigation contributes to 46% of all litigations in the country and burdens the courts while imposing a huge cost on the public exchequer. (HT Photo)
The report released by Niti Aayog said government litigation contributes to 46% of all litigations in the country and burdens the courts while imposing a huge cost on the public exchequer. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 09:17 AM IST
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Elderly parents harassed for properties: Bombay HC

A division bench of justices Gautam Patel and Madhav Jamdar said they have complaints from senior citizens that their sons and daughters are harassing them
The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act is a comprehensive law that makes children responsible to take care of their old parents. (HT Photo/Representative use)
The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act is a comprehensive law that makes children responsible to take care of their old parents. (HT Photo/Representative use)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 09:08 AM IST
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7.5% fall in employment during first 3 months of Covid-19 lockdown: Govt

The number of men employed in nine sectors, including manufacturing, transport, and construction, fell to over 20 million from over 21 million. Similarly, women’s employment also fell to over 8.3 million from 9 million
The survey took into account only the formal sector. The International Labour Organisation said this year that close to 81% of people in India work in the informal sector; 6.5% in the formal and 0.8% in the household sector. (HT Photo/Representative use)
The survey took into account only the formal sector. The International Labour Organisation said this year that close to 81% of people in India work in the informal sector; 6.5% in the formal and 0.8% in the household sector. (HT Photo/Representative use)
Updated on Nov 30, 2021 09:01 AM IST
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ByMalavika Murali

News updates from HT: Karnataka puts nearly 600 passengers under surveillance

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Omicron Covid variant: Karnataka puts nearly 600 passengers under surveillance(REUTERS)
Omicron Covid variant: Karnataka puts nearly 600 passengers under surveillance(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 08:56 AM IST
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Delhi’s air quality improves but the relief is likely to be shortlived

Under the influence of a western disturbance, Delhi is also likely to record very light rain on Thursday, with the minimum temperature expected to increase to 12 degrees Celsius
Delhi woke up to shallow fog on Tuesday morning, with the minimum temperature expected to be around 9 degrees Celsius. (ANI Photo/Representative use)
Delhi woke up to shallow fog on Tuesday morning, with the minimum temperature expected to be around 9 degrees Celsius. (ANI Photo/Representative use)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 08:52 AM IST
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Heavy, widespread rain likely in Gujarat, north Konkan on Wednesday, Thursday

Widespread rain or thunderstorm with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over Gujarat on Wednesday and isolated heavy rainfall on Thursday. Isolated heavy rainfall is also likely over north Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra on Wednesday
A low pressure area is likely to form over East central Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast around December 1. (ANI Photo/File)
A low pressure area is likely to form over East central Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast around December 1. (ANI Photo/File)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 08:31 AM IST
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Parliament Winter Session LIVE: Bill on reproductive tech in Lok Sabha today

  • Parliament Winter Session 2021 live updates: During a stormy opening day of the Winter Session, the Centre passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 by voice vote within minutes of its introduction in both the Houses.
Twelve members of the Rajya Sabha were suspended for the remainder of the winter session of Parliament on Monday. (PTI)
Twelve members of the Rajya Sabha were suspended for the remainder of the winter session of Parliament on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2021 09:34 AM IST
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Vice admiral R Hari Kumar to take over as new chief of Naval staff today

"The government has appointed Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, presently Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, as the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from the afternoon of November 30," the defence ministry said in a statement on November 9.
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar has played a crucial role in the basic foundation of theatre command structures as part of the Integrated Defence Staff headquarters.(HT file photo)
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar has played a crucial role in the basic foundation of theatre command structures as part of the Integrated Defence Staff headquarters.(HT file photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 07:32 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Breaking News: India reports major fall in daily Covid-19 tally with 6,990 cases

  • Breaking News Updates November 30, 2021: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.
Find fast updates about the latest news as it breaks.
Find fast updates about the latest news as it breaks.
Updated on Nov 30, 2021 09:30 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Mamata in Mumbai from today; will meet Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar

Mamata is also scheduled to meet with industrialists in the state on December 1 with the aim of inviting investments to her home state.
West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee. (File photo)
West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee. (File photo)
Updated on Nov 30, 2021 08:07 AM IST
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CPM is runner up in Tripura civic polls that BJP swept, says state election body

AGARTALA: The Communist Party of India (Marxist), not the Trinamool Congress, secured the second-highest votes after the Bharatiya Janata Party that swept the Tripura local body elections winning 217 of the 222 seats that went to polls, according to data released by the State Election Commission on Monday
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb with newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates of the Agartala municipality in a group photo outside the Mata Tripura Sundari Temple, at Udaipur, in Gomati on Monday (ANI)
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb with newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates of the Agartala municipality in a group photo outside the Mata Tripura Sundari Temple, at Udaipur, in Gomati on Monday (ANI)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 01:19 AM IST
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ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Activists slam police action against Munawar Faruqui

They said that though an event held in a private space doesn’t require any police permission, the fact the police failed to act against a group threatening to cause ruckus at the venue showed that they failed to perform their duty.
A show by Faruqui was cancelled on Sunday, hours before it was supposed to be held in Bengaluru, after the city police ‘suggested’ that the organizers cancel the event (Agencies)
A show by Faruqui was cancelled on Sunday, hours before it was supposed to be held in Bengaluru, after the city police ‘suggested’ that the organizers cancel the event (Agencies)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 12:52 AM IST
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