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  • Aug 08, 2021 10:42 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at private factory in Noida sector 63

    Massive fire breaks out at a private factory in Noida sector 63. At least six fire tenders rushed to spot.

  • Aug 08, 2021 10:21 PM IST

    Soldier found dead in Rajouri garrison: Army

    24-year-old soldier found dead under mysterious circumstances in Rajouri garrison. Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of death: Indian Army

  • Aug 08, 2021 10:03 PM IST

    Number of injuries in Quetta blast rises to 13: Pakistan media

    At least 13 people have now sustained injuries in the Quetta blast, reports local media.

  • Aug 08, 2021 09:23 PM IST

    2 policemen killed in blast in Pakistan's Quetta, reports local media

    Two policemen killed, at least six injured in a blast near Unity Chowk area of Quetta, reports Pakistan media.

  • Aug 08, 2021 08:27 PM IST

    Considering relaxations for fully vaccinated people, says Thackeray

    "We are considering relaxations for fully vaccinated people in the state. I have asked industries to stagger the office timings," says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray.

  • Aug 08, 2021 08:16 PM IST

    Have urged Centre to remove 50% ceiling on reservation: Uddhav Thackeray

    "We have urged the Centre to remove 50% ceiling on reservation. We have also requested prime minister Narendra Modi to avail empirical data on backward classes for OBC reservation in politics," says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in address to state.

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:37 PM IST

    Delhi reports 66 new Covid-19 cases; daily toll at zero

    Delhi reports 66 new Covid-19 cases, 95 recoveries; no death reported in the last 24 hours.

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:07 PM IST

    Nearly 1600 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka

    Karnataka reports 1598 new Covid-19 cases, 1914 recoveries and 20 deaths. Cumulative infection tally at 2,918,525.

  • Aug 08, 2021 06:29 PM IST

    Schools in Delhi to reopen partially from tomorrow: DDMA

    Schools to partially open for class X and XII students in Delhi from August 9; students can visit their schools for admission related work including counseling/guidance and practical activities related to board exams: Delhi Disaster Management Authority

  • Aug 08, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    U'khand appoints India hockey player as ambassador

    Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami announces India hockey player Vandana Kataria, who hails from state, will be the brand ambassador of its Department of Women Empowerment and Child Development.

  • Aug 08, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Assam CM to meet PM Modi tomorrow to discuss dispute with Mizoram

    Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and state BJP MPs to meet PM Modi on Monday to discuss border dispute with Mizoram.

  • Aug 08, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    2050 new Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh reports 2050 new Covid-19 cases, 2458 recoveries and 18 deaths. Recovery count at 1,948,828, while active cases and deaths at 19,949 and 13,531 respectively.

  • Aug 08, 2021 04:51 PM IST

    Shops in Pune to open till 8pm six days a week from Monday

    Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar announces shops in Pune can open till 8pm six days a week, from Monday. Hotels and Restaurants have been allowed dine-in facility till 10 pm on all days.

  • Aug 08, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    Haryana allows bars, gyms restaurants to open at 50% capacity

    Haryana extends Covid-19 lockdown till August 23; restaurants, bars, gyms and spas allowed to open with 50% capacity.

  • Aug 08, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    Iran records grim milestone of 500 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hrs

  • Aug 08, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at a godown in Delhi's Peeragarhi Chowk area

  • Aug 08, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    Russia reports 22,866 new Covid-19 cases, 787 deaths

    Russia reported 22,866 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 2,761 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 6,447,750 since the pandemic began.

  • Aug 08, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    Covishield, Covaxin mix can give better results, says ICMR

    The Indian Council of Medical Research has revealed that a mix of Covishield and Covaxin, the two main vaccines of India's Covid vaccination programme, can actually yield better results, news agency ANI reported.

  • Aug 08, 2021 01:24 PM IST

    Passenger bus overturns in western Turkey, killing 14 people

    A passenger bus veered and tumbled off a highway in western Turkey, killing 14 people on Sunday.

  • Aug 08, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Freedom fighters under the leadership of Mahatama Gandhi overthrew a power: CJI Ramana

    Today is an important day as exactly 79 years back marked the turning point in the freedom struggle. Freedom fighters under the leadership of Mahatama Gandhi overthrew a power, which gave them dominant status. It was a deep-rooted desire to end inequality and discrimination: CJI NV Ramana.

  • Aug 08, 2021 12:56 PM IST

    Over 52 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

    More than 52.37 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far and a further 8,99,260 doses are in the pipeline, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

  • Aug 08, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    PM must intervene to end Parliament logjam; Monsoon session be extended: RJD MP

    Accusing the government of "closing the door" on negotiations to break the logjam over the Pegasus issue in Parliament, RJD leader Manoj Kumar Jha on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must intervene to end the impasse, and called for extending the Monsoon session to make up for the lost time

  • Aug 08, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Key city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan falls to Taliban

    Key city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan falls to Taliban, battle begins in another provincial capital, reports AFP. The Taliban said Sunday they had captured the key Afghan city of Kunduz, a claim confirmed by an AFP correspondent in the vicinity, as fierce fighting raged in the centre of a second northern capital, Shar-e-pul.

  • Aug 08, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    1 officer dead, another wounded in Chicago shooting

    One Chicago police officer died and another was wounded following an exchange of gunfire during a traffic stop late Saturday, officials said.

  • Aug 08, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Karkidaka Vavu Bali rituals in Kerala will not be allowed in public places

    In a view of Covid-19, Karkidaka Vavu Bali rituals will not be allowed in public places.

    State urged people to perform Karkidaka Vavu Bali, an annual Hindu ritual, where people perform balitarpan to pay obeisance to their ancestors, at their homes.

  • Aug 08, 2021 11:23 AM IST

    Nepal receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine from Japan

    Nepal received the first batch of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from Japan on Saturday, local media reports said.

  • Aug 08, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Beijing imposes new travel restrictions to prevent Covid-19 spread

    The city of Beijing has rolled out a range of measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by imposing restrictions on travellers from regions with relatively high virus transmission rates.

  • Aug 08, 2021 10:38 AM IST

    Security increased at Delhi's IGI airport after threat email

    Security has been increased at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after a bomb threat email to Delhi Police cautioned about terrorist outfit Al Qaeda planning to attack the airport.

  • Aug 08, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.68 crore: Union health ministry

    India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.68 crore. A total of 55,91,657 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, as per the 7 am provisional report today: Union health ministry.

  • Aug 08, 2021 09:31 AM IST

    India reports 39,070 new Covid-19 cases

    India reports 39,070 new Covid-19 cases, 43,910 recoveries and 491 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry

    Total cases: 3,19,34,455

    Active cases: 4,06,822

    Total recoveries: 3,10,99,771

    Death toll: 4,27,862

  • Aug 08, 2021 09:08 AM IST

    Landslide in Thane; no casualty, 6 houses damaged

    At least six houses were damaged after a landslide in Kalwa area here in Maharashtra on Sunday, but no one was injured, a civic official said.

  • Aug 08, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    British cyclist Jason Kenny makes history with Olympic keirin gold

    Jason Kenny won the men's keirin on Sunday to collect his seventh Olympic gold medal, overtaking Chris Hoy as Britain's most successful Olympian of all time.

  • Aug 08, 2021 08:39 AM IST

    Olympics-organisers report 26 new games-related Covid-19 cases

    Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics reported 26 new Games-related Covid-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total since July 1 to 430 cases.

  • Aug 08, 2021 08:06 AM IST

    Australian Delta outbreak continues as vaccination push ramps up

    Australia continued its struggle to contain a delta outbreak across the nation’s east coast, with the race to increase vaccinations now key to prospects for a reduction in virus restrictions.

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    NIA is conducting raids at multiple locations in J-K related to a terror funding case

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir related to a terror funding case, reports news agency ANI.

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:38 AM IST

    5 killed, driver seriously injured after single car crash in New Zealand

    New Zealand police confirmed Sunday that five people died in Saturday night's overloaded single-car crash, one of the worst recently in South Island's Timaru.

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    India moves to UK's 'amber list' today

    The United Kingdom has announced that it is moving India, which was so far on its high-alert 'red list' for entering England, to the medium-risk 'amber list' from today (i.e. August 8, Sunday).

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:14 AM IST

    China reports 96 new Covid-19 cases vs 107 the day before

    China reported 96 new cases of Covid-19 on the mainland for August 7, down from 107 cases a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Sunday.

  • Aug 08, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    Brazil reports 43,033 Covid cases, 990 deaths in 24 hours

    Brazil had 43,033 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 990 deaths from Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

  • Aug 08, 2021 06:42 AM IST

    7 killed in lightning strike in Bihar's Banka

    Seven people have been killed in a lightning strike in Bihar's Banka district on Saturday, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey informed.

  • Aug 08, 2021 06:11 AM IST

    Saudi Arabia to reopen borders to vaccinated pilgrims: state media

    Saudi Arabia will begin accepting vaccinated foreign visitors to the Islamic holy city of Mecca as part of the umrah pilgrimage, state media reported Sunday, around 18 months after a border closure prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Aug 08, 2021 06:03 AM IST

    Wildfires rampage in Greek forests, cut large island in half

    Three large wildfires churned across Greece on Saturday, with one threatening whole towns and cutting a line across Evia, the country's second-largest island, isolating its northern part.

  • Aug 08, 2021 05:42 AM IST

    4 drown in pond at Andhra's Veligallu project

    Four members of a family drown in Gandi pond at Andhra Pradesh's Veligallu project on Saturday.

  • Aug 08, 2021 05:31 AM IST

    Maharashtra: 6 houses damaged due to landslide in Kalwa East

    In a tragic incident, six houses got damaged due to a landslide at Ma Kali Chawl in Indira Nagar at Kalwa east, on Saturday evening. So far, no casualty has been reported.

  • Aug 08, 2021 05:14 AM IST

    Australia's Victoria reports 11 Covid-19 cases

    Australia's second most populous state Victoria reported 11 new locally acquired coronavirus cases on Sunday, as the state remains under a seven-day strict lockdown imposed earlier this week to reign in the highly infectious Delta variant.

  • Aug 08, 2021 05:03 AM IST

    Thousands evacuated as floods hit North Korea: state TV

    More than a thousand homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated in North Korea after flooding caused by heavy rains, the country's state broadcaster reported, with swathes of farmland also inundated by the deluge.

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Kerala flood latest updates: 18 dead, rain partially subsides. Details here

Kerala rain: Rescue efforts are in full swing, with the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Indian Navy joining in with the local administration to assist the relief operations.
Kerala: Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, and Idukki districts are the worst affected due to the torrential rains. (HT PHOTO)
Kerala: Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, and Idukki districts are the worst affected due to the torrential rains. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 17, 2021 08:02 AM IST
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Pilgrims told to not visit Kerala’s Sabarimala amid rainfall, floods

The Travancore Devaswom Board has urged devotees not to visit the Sabarimala temple, which had only just reopened its doors for the ‘Thula Masam’ poojas on Saturday.
Kerala: The Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala reopened its doors for the ‘Thula masam’ poojas. (File Photo / HT)
Kerala: The Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala reopened its doors for the ‘Thula masam’ poojas. (File Photo / HT)
Published on Oct 17, 2021 07:29 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Breaking news: Rain lashes Delhi-NCR, to continue for next 2 hrs, says IMD

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Updated on Oct 17, 2021 07:11 AM IST
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18 dead, dozens missing in Kerala after floods; IMD says rain to subside

Kerala officials have said several people have also been injured and displaced in rain-related incidents in Kerala where dams in many districts are nearing their full capacity. 
A man carries a dog amid the debris of his damaged house after flash floods caused by heavy rain at Thodupuzha in Kerala. (AFP File Photo)
A man carries a dog amid the debris of his damaged house after flash floods caused by heavy rain at Thodupuzha in Kerala. (AFP File Photo)
Published on Oct 17, 2021 06:28 AM IST
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