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Sep 13, 2022 10:48 PM IST
Twitter shareholders approve Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout deal
Twitter shareholders approve Elon Musk's $44 billion buyout deal.
Sep 13, 2022 10:21 PM IST
NCPCR has become an RSS affiliate, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh hits back
The Congress on Tuesday accused the apex child rights body NCPCR of being an affiliate of the RSS after it asked the Election Commission of initiating action against Rahul Gandhi for allegedly "misusing children as political tools" in the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Sep 13, 2022 09:00 PM IST
Maharashtra records 730 coronavirus cases, four deaths
Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 730 new coronavirus infections and four pandemic-related deaths, the health department said in a release. The state's Covid-19 case tally rose to 81,11,976, and death toll reached 1,48,293.
Sep 13, 2022 08:36 PM IST
Drop in mercury in Delhi, light rain likely on Wednesday
The mercury in the national capital dropped by a few notches and the maximum temperature settled at 35.4 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department.
Sep 13, 2022 08:35 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh: Heavy rains cause severe waterlogging in Srikakulam district
Heavy downpours over the past few days in Andhra Pradesh triggered severe waterlogging in different parts of the Srikakulam district.
Sep 13, 2022 07:03 PM IST
Calcutta HC seeks report from Bengal home secy over BJP's 'Nabanna Chalo March'
Calcutta High Court sought a report from West Bengal Home Secretary over today’s BJP Nabanna Abhijan, report to be submitted on 19th September. The HC further directs the Police to not illegally detain any person and also ensure that there is no damage to public property, ANI reported.
Sep 13, 2022 06:23 PM IST
NCPCR asks EC to take action against Rahul Gandhi, Cong for 'misusing' children in Bharat Jodo Yatra
The apex child rights body NCPCR has asked the Election Commission to initiate necessary action and inquiry into a complaint against the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for allegedly "misusing children as political tools" in the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Sep 13, 2022 06:10 PM IST
BJP trying to make Sonia Gandhi PM through "backdoor", alleges Kejriwal in poll-bound Gujarat
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday attacked BJP in poll-bound Gujarat and alleged that the party is trying to make Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi as the "Prime Minister through the backdoor" and "successor" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sep 13, 2022 04:29 PM IST
MP: Bad weather forces Kamal Nath's helicopter to land on college ground in Sehore
A helicopter carrying former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath and two other Congress leaders made a landing on a college ground in Sehore city due to bad weather on Tuesday afternoon, PTI reported.
Sep 13, 2022 04:20 PM IST
Karnataka | BBMP conducts anti-encroachment drive to demolish illegal structures in Mahadevapura of Bengaluru
In view of the large-scale damages caused to IT/BT companies and the disruptions faced by the general public in the low-lying areas due to the recent rain havoc in Bengaluru, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) has started the demolition drive to remove encroachments in the city.
Sep 13, 2022 03:46 PM IST
West Bengal: Police vehicle set on fire
The BJP supporters allegedly set a police vehicle on fire.
Sep 13, 2022 03:45 PM IST
Bengal BJP chief Sukanto Majumder detained
BJP state president Sukanto Majumder was detained by police at Howrah Maidan.
Sep 13, 2022 03:44 PM IST
Nabanna Abhijan': BJP leaders Suvendu Adhikari, Locket Chatterjee detained
Several BJP leaders, including Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, Locket Chatterjee, Taapshi Mondol and Dibankar Gharami were detained as they tried to reach Kolkata for Nabanna Abhiyan (march to secretariat).
Sep 13, 2022 03:32 PM IST
Gurugram Leela Hotel bomb threat call turns out hoax
The Leela Ambience Hotel, a five-star hotel in Gurugram’s Ambience mall received a hoax bomb threat call on Tuesday afternoon.
Sep 13, 2022 02:23 PM IST
Journalist Siddique Kappan to remain in jail
Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan, who was recently granted bail by the Supreme Court, will continue to remain in jail as a case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate against him is still pending, PTI reported.
Sep 13, 2022 02:18 PM IST
Prakash Chand appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the State of Eritrea
Prakash Chand, presently Consul General, Consulate General of India, Bali, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the State of Eritrea. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.
Sep 13, 2022 02:12 PM IST
Gurugram hotel evacuated after bomb threat, search underway
A call about a bomb threat sparked panic at a hotel in Gurugram on Tuesday and a search is on to trace it, PTI reported.
Sep 13, 2022 01:15 PM IST
In Gujarat, Arvind Kejriwal says 'Congress is finished, BJP keeps changing CMs'
In Gujarat, Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday continued his attack on the BJP, while he also lashed out at the Congress ahead of the assembly elections due in the state in a few months. "The BJP keeps changing chief ministers," the AAP chief said amid attempts to expand the footprint in the state.
Sep 13, 2022 12:55 PM IST
Ahead of Bengal mega march, BJP's Suvendu Adhikari among those detained
Ahead of Bengal mega march, BJP's Suvendu Adhikari among those detained, reports PTI.
Sep 13, 2022 12:43 PM IST
Russia says it detains man suspected of sending military aircraft photos to Ukraine
Russia detained a top manager of an aviation factory on suspicion of passing secret military information to Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday, citing the FSB federal security agency.
The FSB said a man was suspected of taking photographs of equipment from Russia's fighter planes and sending them to a Ukrainian citizen who worked at a Ukrainian aviation plant, according to the reports.
The FSB said it had opened a treason case against the suspect.
Sep 13, 2022 12:28 PM IST
King Charles III proclaimed Papua New Guinea head of state
The leaders of Papua New Guinea held a ceremony Tuesday to honor the late Queen Elizabeth II and proclaim King Charles III as the country’s new head of state.
Governor-General Bob Dadae and Prime Minister James Marape were joined by dignitaries at the ceremony outside Parliament in the capital Port Moresby.
Sep 13, 2022 10:56 AM IST
Former Kerala minister and Janata Dal leader N M Joseph passes away, PTI reports
Former Kerala minister and senior Janata Dal leader Prof N M Joseph died on Tuesday, family sources said. He was 79.
Joseph was the Forest minister during 1987 to 1991 in the second E K Nayanar ministry. He was also a professor of economics at the Pala St Thomas college.
Sep 13, 2022 10:03 AM IST
CBI raids multiple locations in link with J&K sub inspector recruitment scam
CBI is carrying out searches around 33 locations including at Uttar Pradesh (Ghaziabad), Jammu, Srinagar; Haryana; Gujarat; Delhi & Karnataka in an ongoing investigation of a case related to Sub Inspector recruitment scam of J&K at the premises of former Chairman, Controller of Examination of JKSSB, some Officials of J&K Police including a DSP and CRPF.
Sep 13, 2022 09:43 AM IST
Yellow alert in Mumbai tomorrow. Check latest weather update here
A day after rain lashed several parts of Mumbai, disrupting normal life, India's financial capital may see light to moderate rain in coming days again, the weather department has predicted.
Sep 13, 2022 09:20 AM IST
India reports 4,369 new Covid cases in last 24 hours
India reports 4,369 new Covid cases, 852 fewer than yesterday; active caseload at 46,347.
Sep 13, 2022 08:38 AM IST
Mukul Rohatgi set to take over as Attorney General for India again
Mukul Rohatgi set to take over as Attorney General for India again, starting his second stint from Oct 1.
Sep 13, 2022 07:54 AM IST
Third day of Kerala leg of Bharat Jodo Yatra commences
The third day of the Kerala leg of Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra commenced on Tuesday from Kaniyapuram near Kazhakootam here where the yatra ended on the previous day.
The third day of the yatra, which commenced around 7.15 am, also saw an encouraging turnout of people like the previous two days of the Kerala leg of the foot march which is set to cover 3,570 kilometres from Kanyakumari to Kashmir over a 150-day period.
Sep 13, 2022 06:57 AM IST
NASA's Moon mission pushed back, again
NASA is now targeting September 27 as the earliest possible launch date for its uncrewed Artemis 1 mission to the Moon, the agency said in a blog post Monday.
Sep 13, 2022 06:17 AM IST
Bezos' Blue Origin suffers rocket failure during uncrewed mission
A rocket from Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin failed mid-flight shortly after liftoff on Monday, aborting its cargo capsule to safety before crashing into the Texas desert, according to the company and a live video stream of the mission.
Sep 13, 2022 05:31 AM IST
Zelensky to speak with IMF chief: Report
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will speak with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as Ukraine continues to press the global lender for a full-fledged financing program.