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  • Aug 01, 2021 09:51 PM IST

    PM Modi to interact with PMGKAY beneficiaries in Gujarat on Aug 3

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) in Gujarat on August 3 via video conferencing, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 08:41 PM IST

    UP police say no procession should be allowed on Muharram due to Covid-19

    The Uttar Pradesh police said that no procession should be allowed on the occasion of Muharram due to the Covid-19 pandemic, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 08:30 PM IST

    'Hope our people will do a good job': Congress' Shashi Tharoor on India's UNSC presidency

    As India assumed the presidency of UN Security Council for August, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that India has a "good team" at the UN and also said he hoped that the team would do a good job and make India proud, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    Maharashtra report 6,479 new Covid-19 cases, 157 deaths in last 24 hours

    With 6,479 new Covid-19 cases and 157 deaths in the last 24 hours, Maharashtra's tally reached 6,310,194 and the death toll climbed to 132,948. Mumbai reported 328 new cases and 10 more fatalities as the city's tally reached 735,107 and the death toll further went up to 15,899.

  • Aug 01, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    Over 20,000 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths in Kerala in last 24 hours

    Kerala reported 20,728 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday and 56 more deaths pushed the death toll to 16,837. Active caseload stands at 167,379, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 06:27 PM IST

    PM Modi congratulates PV Sindhu on winning Bronze at Tokyo Olympics

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian badminton player PV Sindhu for winning a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

    "We are all elated by the stellar performance by @Pvsindhu1. Congratulations to her on winning the Bronze at @Tokyo2020. She is India’s pride and one of our most outstanding Olympians," Modi tweeted.

  • Aug 01, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    7 bodies recovered, 3 still missing after 10 people drowned in flash floods in Lahaul: Himachal CM

    Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur said that seven bodies have been recovered while three are still missing of the 10 people who drowned in a recent flash flood in Lahaul, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Uzbekistan supports India's candidacy for permanent membership in UN

    Uzbekistan's ambassador to India Dilshod Akhatov said that the country supports India's candidacy to permanent membership at the UN security council, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 02:03 PM IST

    Russia reports 22,804 new Covid-19 cases, 789 deaths

    Russia reported 22,804 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 2,484 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 6,288,677.

  • Aug 01, 2021 01:55 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh: 4 members of family killed in house collapse

    Four members of a family, including two minors, were killed and another girl was injured after their mud house collapsed due to heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district on Sunday, an official said.

  • Aug 01, 2021 01:42 PM IST

    Iran denies launching oil tanker attack that killed 2

    Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has denied Tehran carried out a drone attack on an oil tanker off Oman that killed two people, even as Israel alleges the Islamic Republic launched the assault.

  • Aug 01, 2021 01:24 PM IST

    Himachal CM conducts aeriel survey to flood affected region

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur conducts aerial survey of the flood-affected region of Lahaul-Spiti district on Sunday.

  • Aug 01, 2021 01:06 PM IST

    Yamuna water level close to danger mark

    Yamuna water level close to danger mark at Old Yamuna Bridge - 'Loha Pul'.

  • Aug 01, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    1,16,393 crore collected in GST revenue in July

    1,16,393 crore collected in GST revenue in July, 33% higher than same month last year, says finance ministry.

  • Aug 01, 2021 12:38 PM IST

    Govindas Konthoujam joins Bharatiya Janata Party

    Govindas Konthoujam, former Manipur Congress chief joins Bharatiya Janata Party, in the presence of Manipur CM N Biren Singh.

  • Aug 01, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    Covid vaccine at doorstep for old, ailing Kolkata residents

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will soon start visiting old and ailing residents of the city to vaccinate them, its chief Firhad Hakim said.

  • Aug 01, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Naxals kill a 35-year-old man in Chandan Bahara village

    Naxals kill a 35-year-old man in Chandan Bahara village, Nagari tehsil of Dhamtari district, say police, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 11:53 AM IST

    Arunachal Pradesh logs 266 new Covid-19 cases, 3 fresh fatalities

    Arunachal Pradesh reported 266 fresh Covid-19 cases, which pushed the tally to 48,122, a senior health official said here on Sunday.

  • Aug 01, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    RT-PCR report mandatory for people coming from Kerala to TN from August 5

    RT-PCR report mandatory for people coming from Kerala to Tamil Nadu from August 5: Tamil Nadu Health Minister, Ma Subramanian.

  • Aug 01, 2021 11:02 AM IST

    Grey Line extension, Pink Line segment of Delhi Metro to be opened on August 6

    Grey Line extension, Pink Line segment of Delhi Metro to be opened on August 6: DMRC.

  • Aug 01, 2021 10:57 AM IST

    Over 49.49 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to States/UTs so far

    More than 49.49 crore (49,49,89,550) Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to States/UTs so far. 3,00,58,190 vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs: Government of India.

  • Aug 01, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    Schools will reopen for Class 9 to Class 12 from tomorrow in Uttarakhand

    Uttarakhand | Schools will reopen for Class 9 to Class 12 from tomorrow in the state.

    All schools have been asked to strictly follow Covid-19 protocols and classes will function in two shifts where number of students is higher: State Education Minister Arvind Pandey.

  • Aug 01, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Till now, India has administered 47,02,98,596 vaccine doses

    Till now, India has administered 47,02,98,596 vaccine doses including 60,15,842 doses administered in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

  • Aug 01, 2021 10:21 AM IST

    South Korea reports 1,442 more Covid-19 cases, 199,787 in total

    South Korea reported 1,442 more cases of Covid-19 as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 199,787.

  • Aug 01, 2021 09:57 AM IST

    Indian boxer Satish Kumar exits Olympic Games

    Indian boxer Satish Kumar ( 91kg) exits Olympic Games after quarterfinal loss to Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov.

  • Aug 01, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs likely to visit J-K, Ladakh from August 17-22

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from 17th August to 22nd August: Sources, reports ANI.

  • Aug 01, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    India logs fresh 41,831 Covid-19 cases; 541 deaths in last 24 hrs

    India on Sunday recorded fresh 41,831 Covid-19 cases and 541 deaths in last 24 hours, Union health ministry's data showed.

  • Aug 01, 2021 09:24 AM IST

    Rockets hit Kandahar airport in Afghanistan

    Rockets hit Kandahar airport in Afghanistan: Airport official, reports AFP.

  • Aug 01, 2021 09:07 AM IST

    India takes over UN Security Council Presidency for August

    "Truly impressed with the agenda, which embraces pressing global issues incl maritime security, peacekeeping & counter-terrorism. Expecting fruitful & effective work," tweets Nikolay Kudashev, Russian Envoy to India.

  • Aug 01, 2021 08:45 AM IST

    Police in China detain Canadian pop star Kris Wu over rape allegation

    Police in China said they have detained a 30-year-old Canadian man surnamed Wu on suspicion of committing rape, with state media identifying him as Chinese-born pop singer Kris Wu.

  • Aug 01, 2021 08:12 AM IST

    Waterlogging in Yamuna Bazar area

    Waterlogging in Yamuna Bazar area following rainfall in the national capital this morning.

  • Aug 01, 2021 08:04 AM IST

    Australia's New South Wales reports 239 locally acquired Covid-19 cases

    Australia's most populous state of New South Wales recorded 239 Covid-19 infections of the highly transmissible Delta variant on Sunday, matching the record daily number of cases in the current outbreak seen on Thursday.

  • Aug 01, 2021 07:24 AM IST

    ATM cash withdrawals to cost more from today

    Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) across banks are all set to undergo a change from Sunday, August 1, following an order from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  • Aug 01, 2021 06:52 AM IST

    Muslim Women's Rights Day

    Muslim Women's Rights Day is observed across the nation on August 1 to celebrate the enactment of the law against triple talaq.

  • Aug 01, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Rashtrapati Bhavan, museum to open for visitors from today

    Rashtrapati Bhavan, as well as the museum complex, which was closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic since April this year, will reopen for public viewing from Sunday.

  • Aug 01, 2021 06:04 AM IST

    Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR

    Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR

  • Aug 01, 2021 05:51 AM IST

    Antony Blinken to participate in 5 ASEAN ministerial meetings on August 2-6

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will take part in five online ministerial meetings within the framework of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss regional and international issues.

  • Aug 01, 2021 05:45 AM IST

    National Book Trust Foundation Day

    National Book Trust (NBT) was established on August 1, 1957. This organisation is the vision of the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • Aug 01, 2021 05:11 AM IST

    5.2 magnitude quake jolts Mexico

    A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted 26 kilometer West-Southwest of Bavispe, Mexico at 21.19 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

  • Aug 01, 2021 05:06 AM IST

    Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new Covid cases

    Florida reported 21,683 new cases of Covid-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.

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Supreme Court lets Karti Chidambaram travel abroad, told to deposit 1 crore

The Supreme Court allowed Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad despite the contention of solicitor general Tushar Mehta, that he ignored summons issued to him, pointing that this was the first time this point was made
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram was permitted by the Supreme Court to travel abroad after he rebutted ED contention that he hadn’t cooperated with the investigation. (Sonu Mehta/HT File PHOTO)
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram was permitted by the Supreme Court to travel abroad after he rebutted ED contention that he hadn’t cooperated with the investigation. (Sonu Mehta/HT File PHOTO)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 11:35 PM IST
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No expectation from 'Mamu': Digvijaya Singh on ‘Aashram’ set vandalism

Bajrang Dal activists on Sunday evening ransacked the sets of filmmaker Prakash Jha's web series ‘Ashram’, alleging it wrongly portrays Hindus.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh(ANI Photo)
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh(ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 11:31 PM IST
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Spurt in militancy exposes Centre’s claims on Article 370: Farooq Abdullah

“Least to speak about ending militancy, it is on the rise, and Home Minister Amit Shah needs to answer why. Spurt in militancy across Jammu and Kashmir exposes the claims of the Centre that terror would end after revocation of Article 370,” Farooq Abdullah said.
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah. (HT file photo)
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah. (HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 11:25 PM IST
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Top court asks Army to reconsider denial of PC to exemplary women officers

Senior advocates Huzefa Ahmadi and V Mohana appeared for the officers and sought to challenge the denial of PC on the faulty UAC system and the failure of Army to consider their exceptional achievements beyond the stipulated ACRs of the fifth and tenth year of service.
Recently, the Court had directed the Army to reconsider the case of 72 women short service commission officers in the Army who were denied PC. On a nudge by the Court, Army reconsidered the list and agreed to grant PC to 39 officers. (PTI PHOTO.)
Recently, the Court had directed the Army to reconsider the case of 72 women short service commission officers in the Army who were denied PC. On a nudge by the Court, Army reconsidered the list and agreed to grant PC to 39 officers. (PTI PHOTO.)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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