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Mar 24, 2022 9:30 PM IST

Covid-19: Assam reports one new case, two recoveries and zero deaths 

Mar 24, 2022 9:17 PM IST

Rahul to meet top Congress leaders from Haryana on Friday

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will meet top party leaders from Haryana at his residence here on Friday and chalk out the strategy to strengthen the organisation further, according to news agency PTI.

Mar 24, 2022 9:01 PM IST

NIA files chargesheet against narcotics trafficker in Salaya drug seizure case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against a narcotics trafficker in the Salaya drug seizure case.

Mar 24, 2022 8:29 PM IST

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi arrives in India

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrives in India. He is likely to meet national security advisor Ajit Doval and external affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar tomorrow.

Mar 24, 2022 7:50 PM IST

The fifth edition of the PM's interaction program ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ to be held on April 1:  Education Ministry

Mar 24, 2022 6:52 PM IST

PM Modi meets delegation of Sikh intellectuals in Delhi

Mar 24, 2022 6:49 PM IST

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi expected to land at around 8 pm

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi expected to land at around 8 pm.

Mar 24, 2022 6:27 PM IST

Uttarakhand  to Implement Uniform Civil Code: CM Pushkar Dhami

Mar 24, 2022 5:24 PM IST

CM Bhagwant Mann arrives at the residence of Delhi CM and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal

Mar 24, 2022 4:48 PM IST

Tridip Pramanik, Inspector of Police at Rampurhar suspended over Birbhum violence

Mar 24, 2022 4:16 PM IST

Trinamool leader Abhishek Banerjee summoned by Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday in Bengal coal scam case

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday summoned Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee to appear before its officials on March 29 in in Bengal coal scam case.

Mar 24, 2022 3:56 PM IST

Fire breaks out in Delhi's Rohini, 12 Fire Engines At Spot

A fire broke out in Delhi's Rohini area. Twelve fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Read more 

Mar 24, 2022 3:51 PM IST

UP CM-designate Yogi Adityanath receives Amit Shah, in Lucknow

Mar 24, 2022 3:17 PM IST

Patna: Over 150 students hospitalised after having lunch during Bihar Diwas celebrations

More than 150 school students have been admitted to Patna Medical College and hospital when they complained of uneasiness after consuming lunch during Bihar Diwas celebrations, reports news agency ANI. 

Mar 24, 2022 2:19 PM IST

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann meets PM Modi

Mar 24, 2022 1:58 PM IST

Raghav Chadha tenders his resignation from Delhi Legislative Assembly

AAP leader Raghav Chadha tenders his resignation from Delhi Legislative Assembly to Speaker Ram Niwas Goel. He has been nominated for Rajya Sabha from Punjab.

Mar 24, 2022 1:46 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for kin of those deceased in Birbhum violence

Mamata Banerjee has announced 5 lakh compensation for each family of the deceased in the Birbhum violence, and 2 lakh for each family to rebuild houses. She also announced to provide one job each for the families of the deceased.

Read here: Mamata Banerjee met family of people killed in Birbhum, gives 5 lakh relief

Mar 24, 2022 1:25 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee meets the kin of those killed in Birbhum violence

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee meets the kin of those killed in Birbhum violence. 

Mar 24, 2022 1:18 PM IST

Congress delegation stopped at Santiniketan in Birbhum district

Congress delegates including Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stopped at Santiniketan in Birbhum district, reports ANI. 

Mar 24, 2022 1:14 PM IST

87 residential buildings damaged in Kyiv since Feb 24, reports Ukrainian media

87 residential buildings damaged in Kyiv since Feb 24. As per Kyiv City State Admin, Russian attacks have also damaged 10 pvt houses, 12 schools, & 6 kindergartens in the Ukrainian capital since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, reported The Kyiv Independent.

Mar 24, 2022 1:13 PM IST

Indian Youth Congress moves NHRC in Birbhum violence case

The Indian Youth Congress moves NHRC against alleged violation of human rights of residents of Baktui village of Birbhum, West Bengal, demanding an independent investigation in the matter.

Mar 24, 2022 12:54 PM IST

Possible North Korean missile lands 170km off north Japan, reports coast guard

Possible North Korean missile lands 170km off north Japan: Coast guard

Mar 24, 2022 12:39 PM IST

Kerala CM calls on PM Modi

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Mar 24, 2022 12:26 PM IST

Delhi court dismisses activist Umar Khalid’s bail petition 

Delhi court dismisses activist Umar Khalid’s bail petition in main Delhi riots conspiracy case.

Mar 24, 2022 12:18 PM IST

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann set to meet PM Modi shortly

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is set to meet PM Modi shortly. Mann will call on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after the meeting with PM Modi, reports ANI. 

Mar 24, 2022 11:59 AM IST

SC allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims over Covid-19 deaths

Supreme Court allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims on the death of kin due to COVID-19. The SC said that Centre can verify 5% of claims in 4 states which had a wide difference between number of claims and recorded deaths.

Mar 24, 2022 11:44 AM IST

Chinese FM reaches Afghanistan

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi reaches Afghanistan in an unannounced visit during his ongoing south Asia tour.

Mar 24, 2022 11:15 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly today

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly at 4 pm today.

Mar 24, 2022 10:57 AM IST

SC denies to give specific date for hearing Hijab row cases

Supreme Court declines to give a specific date for hearing Hijab row cases. Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat mentioned one of these cases on behalf of some girl students for an urgent listing. But the CJI did not specify any date.

CJI said, "This has nothing to do with exams. Don't sensitise."

Mar 24, 2022 10:35 AM IST

Nepalese PM to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3

Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3: Nepal media 'The Kathmandu Post'. 

Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST

AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha

AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over postponement of MCD elections in Delhi. 

Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST

Voting for Odisha local body polls underway

Voting underway for urban local body polls in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Voting to continue till 5 pm today.

Mar 24, 2022 9:38 AM IST

Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points 

Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points to 17,168. 

Mar 24, 2022 9:24 AM IST

GeM achieves order value of ₹1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) achieves order value of 1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22. "This is a significant increase from previous years. The GeM platform is especially empowering MSMEs, with 57% of order value coming from MSME sector," tweets PM Modi. 

Mar 24, 2022 9:14 AM IST

Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen

Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen & their two boats in Ramanathapuram district. 

Mar 24, 2022 8:58 AM IST

India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24-hours

India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,531 recoveries and 67 deaths, in the last 24 hours.

Mar 24, 2022 7:59 AM IST

Foreign secy Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the UNHQs in New York, USA. "Discussed issues on UN Security Council’s agenda, including Ukraine, Afghanistan and Myanmar," tweets Arindam Bagchi, MEA. 

Mar 24, 2022 7:57 AM IST

IGL hikes price of domestic PNG in Delhi by ₹1 per SCM

Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has hiked the price of domestic piped natural gas (PNG) in Delhi by 1 per standard cubic meter (SCM) to 36.61 per unit. The new price will come into effect from today, March 24.

Mar 24, 2022 7:19 AM IST

BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha MPs to be present in House today

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a whip to all its Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the House today, March 24.

Mar 24, 2022 7:12 AM IST

India abstains from voting on Russian resolution in UN

India abstained in UNSC on a vote on a draft resolution by Russia on humanitarian situation in Ukraine. 

Mar 24, 2022 11:59 AM IST

SC allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims over Covid-19 deaths

Supreme Court allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims on the death of kin due to COVID-19. The SC said that Centre can verify 5% of claims in 4 states which had a wide difference between number of claims and recorded deaths.

Mar 24, 2022 11:44 AM IST

Chinese FM reaches Afghanistan

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi reaches Afghanistan in an unannounced visit during his ongoing south Asia tour.

Mar 24, 2022 11:15 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly today

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly at 4 pm today.

Mar 24, 2022 10:57 AM IST

SC denies to give specific date for hearing Hijab row cases

Supreme Court declines to give a specific date for hearing Hijab row cases. Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat mentioned one of these cases on behalf of some girl students for an urgent listing. But the CJI did not specify any date.

CJI said, "This has nothing to do with exams. Don't sensitise."

Mar 24, 2022 10:35 AM IST

Nepalese PM to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3

Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3: Nepal media 'The Kathmandu Post'. 

Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST

AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha

AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over postponement of MCD elections in Delhi. 

Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST

Voting for Odisha local body polls underway

Voting underway for urban local body polls in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Voting to continue till 5 pm today.

Mar 24, 2022 9:38 AM IST

Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points 

Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points to 17,168. 

Mar 24, 2022 9:24 AM IST

GeM achieves order value of ₹1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) achieves order value of 1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22. "This is a significant increase from previous years. The GeM platform is especially empowering MSMEs, with 57% of order value coming from MSME sector," tweets PM Modi. 

Mar 24, 2022 9:14 AM IST

Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen

Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen & their two boats in Ramanathapuram district. 

Mar 24, 2022 8:58 AM IST

India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24-hours

India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,531 recoveries and 67 deaths, in the last 24 hours.

Mar 24, 2022 7:59 AM IST

Foreign secy Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the UNHQs in New York, USA. "Discussed issues on UN Security Council’s agenda, including Ukraine, Afghanistan and Myanmar," tweets Arindam Bagchi, MEA. 

Mar 24, 2022 7:57 AM IST

IGL hikes price of domestic PNG in Delhi by ₹1 per SCM

Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has hiked the price of domestic piped natural gas (PNG) in Delhi by 1 per standard cubic meter (SCM) to 36.61 per unit. The new price will come into effect from today, March 24.

Mar 24, 2022 7:19 AM IST

BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha MPs to be present in House today

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a whip to all its Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the House today, March 24.

Mar 24, 2022 7:12 AM IST

India abstains from voting on Russian resolution in UN

India abstained in UNSC on a vote on a draft resolution by Russia on humanitarian situation in Ukraine.