Highlights: Manhunt on for Amritpal Singh as 78 held in crackdown, say Punjab police
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Mar 18, 2023 10:52 PM IST
Rocket fired towards Israel from Gaza Strip: Israeli military
Rocket fired towards Israel from Gaza Strip, reports Reuters citing Israeli military
Mar 18, 2023 10:31 PM IST
'Naatu Naatu' singer accorded warm welcome at Hyderabad after Oscar win
Mar 18, 2023 10:17 PM IST
Delhi: Case filed against 2 accused of ₹1 cr worth gold smuggling
Airport Customs officers booked a case against 2 Indian Nationals who landed at Delhi airport on March 15 for smuggling gold worth over ₹1 cr. The recovered gold has been seized under section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962 and passengers were arrested.
Mar 18, 2023 09:59 PM IST
Alert issued after leopard enters India from Pakistan side
Mar 18, 2023 09:40 PM IST
Two more test positive for H3N2 in Gurugram
Two more cases of the seasonal influenza subtype H3N2 were reported in Gurugram on Saturday, a day after the city recorded its first case with a four-year-old child testing positive for the virus, according to the health department.
Mar 18, 2023 09:24 PM IST
CBI files fresh FIR to probe irregularities in WB primary teacher recruitment
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a fresh FIR into the allegation of irregularities in the recruitment of Primary Teachers by West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE).
Mar 18, 2023 09:08 PM IST
Amritpal Singh on the run: Punjab police
Punjab Police launched a massive state-wide Cordon And Search Operations in the state against elements of Waris Punjab De. 78 persons arrested so far, while, several others detained. Several others including Amritpal Singh are on the run & a massive manhunt has been launched to nab them, reports ANI citing officials
Mar 18, 2023 09:04 PM IST
Do anything in life, but don't leave your mother tongue: Amit Shah in Gujarat
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday emphasised on the importance of mother tongue and urged people to get out of the "inferiority complex" in using it adding that the mother tongue is a means of personality development.
Mar 18, 2023 08:33 PM IST
1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting during Miami Beach spring break
Gunfire erupted in an area of Miami Beach crowded with people on spring break, killing one person, wounding another and sending dozens scrambling for safety, police said.
Mar 18, 2023 08:22 PM IST
Himachal police to launch operation to check cannabis, poppy cultivation in Parvati Valley
A large-scale operation to check illegal cultivation of cannabis and poppy and drugs trafficking will be launched in Kullu district's Parvati Valley, the chief of Himachal Pradesh Police said on Saturday.
Mar 18, 2023 08:10 PM IST
NIA chargesheets 105 PFI cadres across India
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has chargesheeted 105 accused in the cases against Popular Front of India (PFI) lodged in different parts of the country, charging them with hatching criminal conspiracy aimed at destabilising and dismembering the country and waging a war to disintegrate and dismember the Indian Republic to establish an Islamic Caliphate by 2047.
In this month only, the agency has filed five chargesheets (from March 13).
Mar 18, 2023 07:56 PM IST
UBS, regulators race to seal Credit Suisse deal
The Swiss National Bank and Swiss regulator FINMA have told their international counterparts they regard a deal with UBS Group as the only way to prevent a collapse in confidence in Credit Suisse Group, the Financial Times reported on Saturday. UBS, Credit Suisse and key regulators are rushing to finalise a deal on the merger of the two Swiss banks as soon as Saturday evening, the FT reported.
Mar 18, 2023 07:47 PM IST
Nitish Kumar announces compensation for kin of Awantipora accident victims
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces a compensation of ₹2 Lakhs each from CM Relief Fund for families of the four people from the state who died in a bus accident in Awantipora, Pulwama in J&K today.
Mar 18, 2023 07:11 PM IST
France bans pension protests opposite parliament
French police Saturday banned protests on a Paris square opposite parliament after two nights of unrest over the government imposing a pensions reform without a vote in the lower house, AFP reported
Mar 18, 2023 06:53 PM IST
Putin visits Crimea on annexation anniversary
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Crimea on Saturday on a visit to mark the ninth anniversary of Russia's annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine, Russian state media reported.
Mar 18, 2023 06:51 PM IST
Pak court allows Imran Khan to go back without his indictment
Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan was on Saturday allowed by a local court to go back without his indictment in Toshakhana case after he marked his attendance outside the court complex, amidst a stand-off between his supporters and security forces who have tried to arrest him for skipping multiple previous hearings.
Mar 18, 2023 06:26 PM IST
Amid Amritpal Singh's arrest, security stepped up across Punjab
Mar 18, 2023 05:59 PM IST
Trump says he'll be arrested Tuesday as DA eyes charges
Donald Trump said in a social media post that he will be arrested Tuesday as a New York prosecutor is eyeing charges in a case examining hush money paid to women who alleged sexual encounters with the former president.
Mar 18, 2023 05:47 PM IST
Police leave Imran Khan's house after search operation
Police have left former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's Zaman Park residence after combing the property for materials used to fight riot police, detaining at least 40 party workers for allegedly resorting to violence and obstructing the law, Geo News reported.
Mar 18, 2023 05:30 PM IST
Radical preacher Amritpal Singh arrested after dramatic chase
After Punjab police launched a crackdown against Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh and internet services suspended in the state, the radical preacher was arrested after a dramatic chase.
Mar 18, 2023 05:23 PM IST
Delighted to contribute to Bangladesh's development: PM
In last few years, under the able leadership of PM Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress. Every Indian is proud of that & we're delighted that we've been able to contribute to this development journey of Bangladesh: PM at inauguration of India-Bangladesh energy pipeline
Mar 18, 2023 05:07 PM IST
PM Modi, Bangladesh's Hasina launch India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina inaugurate the India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline, via video conferencing.
Mar 18, 2023 04:51 PM IST
Youth Congress protest outside JP Nadda's residence over his comments against Rahul Gandhi
Mar 18, 2023 04:26 PM IST
Heavy police presence in Islamabad in view of Imran Khan's court appearance
Mar 18, 2023 04:21 PM IST
NIA files fifth chargesheet this month against PFI
In its fifth chargesheet this month against PFI, the NIA has filed charges against 19 persons, including 12 National Executive Council (NEC) members, founding members and senior leaders of the banned outfit. PFI, as an organisation, has also been charge-sheeted in the case relating to criminal conspiracy aimed at destabilising and dis-membering the country. The agency has also frozen 37 bank accounts of the PFI as well as 40 bank accounts of 19 individuals associated with the organisation.
Mar 18, 2023 04:09 PM IST
Cops to stand guard outside Imran Khan's residence: Report
Punjab police contingents will remain outside ex Pakistan PM Imran Khan's Lahore residence to ensure law and order, Reuters reported citing the police chief
Mar 18, 2023 03:59 PM IST
Biden says Putin war crime charges justified
US President Joe Biden said Putin has clearly committed war crimes and the ICC's decision to issue an arrest warrant for him was justified.
Mar 18, 2023 03:41 PM IST
Rajinikanth meets Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai
Mar 18, 2023 03:33 PM IST
Update on internet service suspension in Punjab
All mobile internet services, all SMS services (except banking & mobile recharge) & all dongle services provided on mobile networks, except the voice call, in the territorial jurisdiction of Punjab shall be suspended from 18th March (12:00 hours) to 19th March (12:00 hours) in the interest of public safety: Dept of Home Affairs & Justice, Punjab
Mar 18, 2023 03:09 PM IST
Internet suspended in Punjab as cops launch operation to arrest Amritpal Singh
Internet services has been suspended all across Punjab as the police on saturday launched an operation to arrest Khalistani sympathiser Amritpal Singh and his aides. Read more
Mar 18, 2023 02:57 PM IST
Punjab police initiates action against separatist leader Amritpal Singh, aides: Report
Punjab Police has launched action against Khalistani sympathiser Amritpal Singh and his aides, reports ANI
Mar 18, 2023 02:50 PM IST
Pak police arrest 30 amid tear gas shelling at Imran Khan's house: Report
After storming former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's residence in the eastern city of Lahore on Saturday, police and arrested 30 people amid tear gas shelling after someone opened fire from the roof of the building, officials said.
Mar 18, 2023 02:42 PM IST
Maharashtra farmers call off agitation day after CM held discussion with delegation
Maharashtra farmers, who were on long foot march and heading from Nashik to Mumbai in order to draw the state government's attention towards a slew of demands, have called off their agitation today. Read more
Mar 18, 2023 02:27 PM IST
Nearly 800,000 have signed up to fight against US: North Korea
North Korea claims that about 800,000 of its citizens volunteered to join or reenlist in the nation's military to fight against the United States, North Korea's state newspaper reported on Saturday.
Mar 18, 2023 02:16 PM IST
Cops enter Lahore property of ex-Pak PM Imran Khan, say officials
As Imran Khan was appearing before the Islamabad court in the Toshakhana case, Pakistan police officials entered his Lahore residence in what he termed as an “assault” on his house while his wife “Bushra Begum is alone.”
Mar 18, 2023 01:44 PM IST
BJP's Bandi Sanjay appears before state women commission for his 'derogatory' remark against K Kavitha
Telangana BJP state president Bandi Sanjay appears before State Women Commission over his 'derogatory' remarks against BRS MLC K Kavitha. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 01:36 PM IST
YouTuber Manish Kashyap surrenders before Bihar police
YouTuber Manish Kashyap, wanted for allegedly spreading fake news about purported attacks on migrant labourers working in Tamil Nadu, surrendered before the Bihar police on Saturday, officials said. Read more
Mar 18, 2023 01:29 PM IST
BJP president JP Nadda holds roadshow in Karnataka's Tumakuru
BJP national president JP Nadda holds a roadshow in Karnataka's Tumakuru. BJP leader and former Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa also present.
Mar 18, 2023 12:34 PM IST
Earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hits Assam's Jorhat
An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit 23 km South of Jorhat, Assam in the early hours of Saturday, according to the National Center for Seismology.
The earthquake occurred today around 9 am (IST), Depth: 50 km, Location: 23 km South of Jorhat, Assam.
Mar 18, 2023 12:32 PM IST
AIIMS Delhi to be equipped with 5G network by June 30
To enable maximum utilization of modern communication technology for patient care, teaching, research, and good governance, AIIMS has decided to equip itself with a 5G network by June 30, officials said.
A five-member committee has been constituted to expedite the process, said an office memorandum, issued by the director Prof M Srinivas. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 12:30 PM IST
PM Modi addresses Global Millets Conference
“2.5 crore small farmers are directly related to millet. Our mission for Shree Anna is going to be a blessing for these small farmers. Shree Anna market will benefit them and the associated ecosystem. This will also strengthen the rural economy,” he said while inaugurating the Global Millets Conference. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 11:21 AM IST
PM Modi arrises in New Delhi's Pusa to inaugurate Global Millets Conference
PM Narendra Modi arrives at Pusa in New Delhi. PM will inaugurate Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference here. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 11:14 AM IST
India's daily Covid tally spikes as over 800 cases recorded today
India's single-day tally of COVID-19 cases crossed 800 after 126 days on Saturday, while the number of active cases climbed to 5,389, according to Union health ministry data. Read more
Mar 18, 2023 10:58 AM IST
ED conducts raids at TMC leader's properties over school recruitment scam
Enforcement Directorate conducting raids at expelled TMC youth wing leader Santanu Banerjee's properties in Hooghly district in connection with school recruitment scam.
Mar 18, 2023 10:36 AM IST
Conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar brought to Delhi court
Conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar brought to Delhi's Patiala House court in connection with a money laundering case. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 09:50 AM IST
Foreign national detained with 85 cocaine capsules at Delhi airport
Customs officials seized 85 oval-shaped capsules of cocaine worth nearly ₹11.28 Crore at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI).
"Based on specific intelligence, it was found that one Brazil national who departed from Sao Paulo Airport (Brazil) for Dubai and arrived at T-3, IGI Airport, New Delhi was diverted to the green channel for the x-ray of his baggage by the customs officers on duty," customs officials said. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 09:30 AM IST
Biden likely to host PM Modi for State Dinner this summer
US President Joe Biden plans to host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a state dinner this summer, people familiar with the matter said. Read more
Mar 18, 2023 09:02 AM IST
Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude hits Afghanistan's Fayzabad
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occured 213 km east of Afghanistan's Fayzabad on Saturday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
Mar 18, 2023 07:46 AM IST
Last respects being paid to Lt Colonel Vijay Bhanu Reddy who lost his life in chopper crash
Last respects paid to Lieutenant Colonel Vijay Bhanu Reddy during the wreath-laying ceremony in Hyderabad.
Father of Lt Col Vijay Bhanu Reddy laid the wreath & paid his last respects.
He lost his life in a chopper crash in Arunachal Pradesh on March 16.
Mar 18, 2023 07:25 AM IST
Visuals from Jammu and Kashmir's encounter spot
An encounter broke out at the Mitrigam area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job: Kashmir Police
Mar 18, 2023 07:23 AM IST
Rain lashes several parts of National Capital
A sudden change of weather swathes Delhi as rain lashes several parts of the national capital. Visuals from the India Gate area.
Mar 18, 2023 06:34 AM IST
Nagpur to host Civil Society C-20 meeting of G20 summit
Nagpur city decked up with decorative lights for the Civil Society C-20 meeting of the G-20 summit.
About 250 representatives of civil society from G20 countries and other countries will participate in this conference to be held from March 20 to 22.
The first meeting of the Development Working Group (DWG) under India's G20 Presidency was held in Mumbai on December 13. Members, guest countries and invited international organisations attended the meeting. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 06:19 AM IST
India's envoy to UK visits Royal Military Academy
Indian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Vikram Doraiswami met Commandant Major General Zack Stenning OBE at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and discussed engagements in the Professional Military Education domain.
Taking to Twitter, India's High Commission in London said, "HC @VDoraiswami visited the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst @BritishArmy on 17 Mar 2023 and had productive discussions with the Commandant Major General Zack Stenning OBE about engagements in the Professional Military Education domain." (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 05:53 AM IST
WHO slams China for hiding data on Coronavirus' origin
The World Health Organisation rebuked Chinese officials for withholding scientific research that may reveal the origin of the coronavirus, The New York Times reported.
The WHO, on Friday (Local time) also asked the Chinese official about the reasons behind not revealing the data three years ago and why, after it was published online in January, it could not be found now. (ANI)
Mar 18, 2023 05:18 AM IST
Encounter between terrorist, security forces breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama area
An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at the Mitrigam area of Pulwama, informed Jammu & Kashmir Police on Saturday.
According to officials, Pulwama Police and security forces are on the job.
Taking to Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police said, "#Encounter has started at Mitrigam area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice."
Further details are awaited.