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  • Aug 21, 2021 11:34 PM IST

    With the passing away of Kalyan Singh, we have lost an eminent personality: Om Birla

    With the passing away of Kalyan Singh, we have lost an eminent personality who left an indelible mark at the national level with his political acumen, administrative experience and development-oriented approach: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

  • Aug 21, 2021 10:29 PM IST

    3-day state mourning to be declared to condole Kalyan Singh's demise: UP CM

  • Aug 21, 2021 09:46 PM IST

    Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away in Lucknow owing to sepsis and multi-organ failure: SGPI

  • Aug 21, 2021 09:39 PM IST

    Maharashtra reports 4,575 new Covid-19 cases, 145 deaths on Saturday: state health department bulletin

    Maharashtra on Saturday reported 4,575 new Covid-19 cases and 145 deaths taking the respective figures to 6,420,510 and 135,817, respectively.

  • Aug 21, 2021 08:39 PM IST

    Maharashtra administered 10.96 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine today: state health department

  • Aug 21, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    Covid-19-induced lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till September 6

  • Aug 21, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    Centre to pay PF share of employer, employee till 2022 for certain people: FM

    The central government has decided to pay the provident fund (PF) share of the employer as well as the employee till 2022 for people who lost their jobs but again called back to work in small scale jobs in the formal sector whose units are registered in EPFO: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

  • Aug 21, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Union minister Niranjan Jyoti ties rakhi to fellow colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in New Delhi

  • Aug 21, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Mumbai's Dharavi reports one new Covid-19 case; active caseload stands at 10: BMC

  • Aug 21, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    Delhi markets allowed to function normally from Monday onwards

  • Aug 21, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    Delhi Metro Pink Line and Magenta Line to begin at 6 and 6.30 am, respectively, for Rakshabandhan on Sunday: DMRC

  • Aug 21, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    'Very proud': Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on UP CM

  • Aug 21, 2021 02:10 PM IST

    Tripura Congress acting president Pijush Kanti Biswas resigns

  • Aug 21, 2021 01:34 PM IST

    36 FIRs filed so far against BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra in Mumbai

    The Mumbai Police on Saturday registered 17 more first information reports (FIRs) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers for the alleged violation of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) protocols during the Jan Ashirwad Yatra of Union minister Narayan Rane in different parts of the city. Read more

  • Aug 21, 2021 01:18 PM IST

    Earthquake of 4.1 magnitude hits Gujarat's Kutch

    The Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said on Saturday that an earthquake of 4.1 magnitude was recorded in Gujarat's Kutch district with its epicentre situated near near Dholavira. District administration officials said that no damage to property or casualties was reported.

  • Aug 21, 2021 12:13 PM IST

    Mumbai to resume vaccination drive from today after 2-day suspension

    Vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is set to resume in Mumbai from Saturday, two days after being halted due to shortage of doses, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. Read more

  • Aug 21, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    4th extortion case filed against former Mumbai top cop Parambir Singh

    A fourth extortion case has been registered by Mumbai Police against its former commissioner Parambir Singh, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. As per the FIR copy, the complaint has been registered against Parambir Singh, Sachin Vaze, Sumit Singh alias Chintu, Alpesh Patel, Vinay Singh alias Bablu and Riyaz Bhati, under sections 384, 385, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Friday in the Goregaon Police station.

  • Aug 21, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    Tral encounter update: Jaish terrorist, involved in BJP leader's murder, killed in encounter

    The J&K Police said on Saturday that Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Wakeel Shah, who was involved in the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Pandita, was killed in the Tral region today.

  • Aug 21, 2021 10:40 AM IST

    IAF's C-130J aircraft has taken off from Kabul with over 85 Indians

    News agency ANI reported on Saturday that Indian Air Force's (IAF's) aircraft has taken off from Afghanistan's capital Kabul with over 85 Indians. "The aircraft landed in Tajikistan for refuelling. Indian government officials are helping in evacuation of Indian citizens on the ground in Kabul," sources told the news agency.

  • Aug 21, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    India reports 34,457 new Covid-19 cases, 375 more deaths

    India's caseload of the coronavirus disease climbed to 32,393,286 on Saturday after 34,457 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. As many as 36,347 patients died and 375 succumbed to the viral disease, taking the cumulative count of recoveries and deaths to 31,597,982 and 433,964 respectively. The active cases have come down to 361,340, lowest in 151 days.

  • Aug 21, 2021 09:35 AM IST

    Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine may get full approval in US next week

    Pfizer-BioNTech's two-dose vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is poised for full approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) early next week, which will expedite an earlier timeline for licensing the shot, Bloomberg reported on Saturday. Read more

  • Aug 21, 2021 08:38 AM IST

    Forces gun down 3 Jaish terrorists in encounter at J&K's Tral

    Security forces on Saturday killed three terrorists affiliated with the Jaish-e-Mohammed in the Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Aug 21, 2021 08:08 AM IST

    Uttar Pradesh to commence 3rd phase of Mission Shakti today

    The Uttar Pradesh will on Saturday begin the third phase of Mission Shakti with an aim of promoting women’s safety, self-reliance, and respect, a government statement said on Friday. Read more

  • Aug 21, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Delhi's Azad Market Underpass closed due to waterlogging

    "Azad Market Underpass is closed due to 1.5 feet waterlogging, Please avoid using this route. Sorry for the inconvenience," the Delhi Traffic Police tweeted on Saturday.

  • Aug 21, 2021 07:38 AM IST

    4 trains cancelled at 2 UP train stations due to farm stir

    Four trains were cancelled at Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad and Bareilly railway stations on Friday due to the ongoing farmers protest against the central government's three farm laws. Passengers were unable to reach their respective destinations due to the disruption in railway services.

  • Aug 21, 2021 06:36 AM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman to launch fund for export-oriented firms and startups today

    Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on Saturday launch the ‘Ubharte Sitaare Fund’ for export-oriented small and mid-sized companies and startups in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow. Read more

  • Aug 21, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    UAE to shelter 5,000 Afghan refugees on a temporary basis

    The United Arab Emirates will temporarily shelter 5,000 Afghan citizens evacuated from the war-ravaged country as the Taliban took control, the the UAE's ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation said on Friday. "The UAE's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced that, following a request from the United States, it would host the Afghans on a temporary basis, after which time they would travel on to other nations," the ministry said in a statement.

  • Aug 21, 2021 06:05 AM IST

    Hurricane Grace to make second landfall in Mexico

    Hurricane Grace strengthened into a category 2 storm on Friday and it is headed for a second landfall in Mexico. The US National Hurricane Center said Grace had maximum sustained winds of 100 mph (161 kph) on early Friday evening.

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Omicron variant: From flight bans to increasing testing, how states are prepping

From demanding a travel ban to measures for scrutinising testing for the disease and emphasising on public health measures such as distancing, here is a look at how some states have responded to the situation.
Some states have imposes mandatory RT PCR testing on arrival for passengers from countries where cases of the variant have been detected.(ANI | Representational image)
Some states have imposes mandatory RT PCR testing on arrival for passengers from countries where cases of the variant have been detected.(ANI | Representational image)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 04:08 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

RT-PCR test not mandatory for children on Sabarimala pilgrimage: Kerala

Adult pilgrims and staff deployed to Sabarimala will have to show either a two-dose vaccination certificate or the RT-PCR negative certificate within 72 hours.
The Sabarimala shrine opened for the two-month mandalam and makaravilakku pilgrimage earlier this month. (ANI FIle Photo)
The Sabarimala shrine opened for the two-month mandalam and makaravilakku pilgrimage earlier this month. (ANI FIle Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 03:25 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Farmers defer tractor rally to Parliament over farm laws but protest will go on

Putting Parliament march, scheduled on November 29, the first day of the winter session, on hold is no softening of the stance as farmer leaders said the protest will continue unless the demands regarding MSP are met. 
Parliament march of the farmers' has now been put on hold. 
Parliament march of the farmers' has now been put on hold. 
Published on Nov 27, 2021 03:23 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

HT legal team bags 2 awards at 7th edition of INBA Annual Awards

The event was attended by Union minister of state in the ministry of law and justice SP Singh Baghel, senior lawyers and judges from across the world, senior government officials, legal departments of Fortune 500 companies and international law firms.
The “Legal Team of the Year 2021” was given by INBA on Constitution Day. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)
The “Legal Team of the Year 2021” was given by INBA on Constitution Day. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 03:15 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Aircel Maxis case: P Chidambaram, his son Karti summoned by Delhi court

The case, which is being probed by the CBI and ED, relates to alleged irregularities in grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval in the Aircel-Maxis deal.
File photo of Congress leader P Chidambaram.(ANI )
File photo of Congress leader P Chidambaram.(ANI )
Published on Nov 27, 2021 02:53 PM IST
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Be proactive, review ease on international travel: PM Modi amid omicron scare

PM Modi chaired a high-level meeting, which lasted almost two hours, to review the public health preparedness and vaccination-related situation for Covid-19 in the country.
PM Modi chaired the meeting on the situation on omicron, Covid-19 and vaccination with top officials. (ANI Photo)
PM Modi chaired the meeting on the situation on omicron, Covid-19 and vaccination with top officials. (ANI Photo)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 02:37 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

‘Farmer unions to be represented in MSP panel, urge farmers to leave’: Tomar

Tomar also confirmed that the bill to repeal the three farm laws would be tabled in Parliament on the first day of the Winter Session, scheduled to begin on Monday (November 29).
Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the Centre has also accepted the unions’ demand for decriminalising stubble burning by farmers.(PTI)
Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the Centre has also accepted the unions’ demand for decriminalising stubble burning by farmers.(PTI)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 02:27 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'IT cell farziwada': Nawab Malik asks if this photo is behind Rane's prediction

Is this photo the reason you predicted the Maha Vikas Aghadi government will fall by March? Nawab Malik asks Union minister Narayan Rane. 
Nawab Malik on Saturday countered Narayan Rane's prediction with a photo which he claimed has been doctored by BJP IT cell. 
Nawab Malik on Saturday countered Narayan Rane's prediction with a photo which he claimed has been doctored by BJP IT cell. 
Published on Nov 27, 2021 02:26 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Patna-bound GoAir flight makes emergency landing in Nagpur after engine glitch

The Patna-bound passengers of the GoAir flight will now leave Nagpur for their destination at 4:45pm in another plane , a spokesperson said. 
The Patna-bound GoAir flight from Bengaluru made a safe landing at 11.15am. (File Photo/Representative Image)
The Patna-bound GoAir flight from Bengaluru made a safe landing at 11.15am. (File Photo/Representative Image)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 01:45 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Kejriwal urges PM to ban flights from nations affected by new Omicron variant

The health ministry on Thursday directed all states and union territories to strictly screen and test international travellers from Botswana, South Africa, and Hong Kong which are among the countries where the new variant was detected
Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will meet on Monday to discuss how to deal with the threat presented by the new coronavirus variant, first detected in South Africa. (PTI Photo)
Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will meet on Monday to discuss how to deal with the threat presented by the new coronavirus variant, first detected in South Africa. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2021 01:27 PM IST
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Which states and UTs are among India's poorest? List here

India's MPI has three equally weighted dimensions, health, education and standard of living - which are represented by 12 indicators.
Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the poorest states in India. (AFP File Photo/Representative Image)
Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the poorest states in India. (AFP File Photo/Representative Image)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 01:09 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Rampath Yatra Express: IRCTC flags off special train for pilgrimage to Ayodhya

  • The new special train between Pune and Ayodhya will cover six pilgrimage destinations on its route, the IRCTC said.
The IRCTC launched the Rampath Yatra Express special train to promote pilgrimage tourism in India.(ANI)
The IRCTC launched the Rampath Yatra Express special train to promote pilgrimage tourism in India.(ANI)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 12:59 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

News updates from HT: PM Modi meets top govt officials on Covid-19 situation 

Here are today-’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Narendra Modi during the virtual meeting on Saturday.(Photo via PMO)
Narendra Modi during the virtual meeting on Saturday.(Photo via PMO)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 12:48 PM IST
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Explained: How NITI Aayog calculates the National Multidimensional Poverty Index

The report was based on the National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4), which was conducted between 2015 and 2016, and developed by the NITI Aayog in consultation with 12 ministries and in partnership with state governments and the index publishing agencies – Oxford University’s Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The multidimensional poverty index is calculated using 12 indicators that are grouped under three dimensions namely, health, education and standard of living.(PTI | Representational image)
The multidimensional poverty index is calculated using 12 indicators that are grouped under three dimensions namely, health, education and standard of living.(PTI | Representational image)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 12:29 PM IST
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2 Warkaris killed, 24 injured in Pune after hit by mini-truck

Warkaris take annual ‘wari’ (pilgrimage) to Pandharpur town in Solapur district in the state, famous for its Lord Vitthal temple
The Warkaris were coming on foot from Raigad district,when they reached Sate Phata on old Mumbai-Pune highway, a mini-truck hit them. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Warkaris were coming on foot from Raigad district,when they reached Sate Phata on old Mumbai-Pune highway, a mini-truck hit them. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 27, 2021 12:23 PM IST
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