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  • Aug 07, 2021 10:31 PM IST

    Kerala to allow reopening of shops in malls from August 11

    Shops in malls will be allowed to open on the same conditions stipulated for opening other shops from 11th August onwards, after making all required precautionary arrangements: Kerala Government

  • Aug 07, 2021 09:41 PM IST

    Manipur to discontinue Covid-19 curfew

    Manipur govt announces lifting of Covid-19 curfew, to adopt micro containment zone approach in line with Union govt's advisories.

  • Aug 07, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Maharashtra's daily Covid-19 caseload rises to 6061

    Maharashtra reports 6061 new Covid-19 cases and 187 deaths, while Mumbai logs 332 fresh infections and five deaths.

  • Aug 07, 2021 08:46 PM IST

    Weekly markets to open in Delhi: Kejriwal

    Weekly markets in Delhi to open from Monday, tweets CM Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Aug 07, 2021 07:50 PM IST

    Policeman killed as terrorists open fire in J&K's Kulgam

    A policeman died after terrorists fired indiscriminately on a police party in Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir today evening. The area has been cordoned off: Kashmir Zone Police

  • Aug 07, 2021 07:45 PM IST

    Air India to operate direct flights from Kochi to London from August 18

    Air India will operate direct flight services from Cochin International Airport to London on Wednesdays, starting from 18th August, says the authority of Cochin International Airport.

  • Aug 07, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Delhi's daily Covid caseload rises to 72

    Delhi records 72 new Covid-19 cases, 22 recoveries and one death in last 24 hours. There were 44 cases, 41 recoveries and five deaths a day before.

  • Aug 07, 2021 06:50 PM IST

    1610 new Covid-19 cases and 32 deaths in Karnataka

    Karnataka reports 1610 new Covid-19 cases, 1640 discharges and 32 deaths. Total recoveries at 2,855,862 while death toll and active cases at 36,773 and 24,266 respectively.

  • Aug 07, 2021 06:21 PM IST

    Kerala reports over 20,000 new Covid-19 cases

    Kerala logs 20,367 new Covid-19 cases and 139 deaths. Active cases and death toll at 178,166 and 17,654 respectively.

  • Aug 07, 2021 05:21 PM IST

    Two people held in Kerala for attacking a duty doctor and a security guard at Thiruvananthapuram's Fort Taluk Hospital

    Police in Kerala arrested two people for attacking a duty doctor and a security guard at the Fort Taluk hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, news agency ANI reported. They were held based on the complaint lodged by the doctor Malu Murali.

  • Aug 07, 2021 03:50 PM IST

    Three persons rescued so far after two-storey building in Delhi's Nand Nagari collapses; 6 fire tenders rushed

    The police control room received the call about the building collapse at 1.30am, and the three rescued persons have been shifted to GTB Hospital. Efforts are being made to rescue one more person, who is feared to be trapped under the debris.

  • Aug 07, 2021 03:41 PM IST

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi on placing Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020, in Parliament

  • Aug 07, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Taliban captures second Afghan provincial capital, Sheberghan city, reports AFP

  • Aug 07, 2021 02:32 PM IST

    SP chief Akhilesh Yadav releases party song 'Kaam Hoga' for 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh

  • Aug 07, 2021 02:03 PM IST

    Philippines records near four-month high in daily Covid-19 cases

    The Philippines' health ministry recorded on Saturday 11,021 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day case increase in almost four months, and 162 additional deaths.

  • Aug 07, 2021 01:53 PM IST

    EAM S Jaishankar meets Qatar Special Envoy Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani in New Delhi

    "Shared the Indian perspective on recent developments in Afghanistan. Also the concerns of the region that I heard during recent interactions," he tweets.

  • Aug 07, 2021 01:48 PM IST

    58 patients evacuated after LPG leakage at Mumbai's civic run hospital

    A total of 58 patients, 20 of them undergoing treatment for coronavirus, were evacuated after LPG leakage was reported at the civic-run Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai's Chinchpokli area on Saturday, an official said.

  • Aug 07, 2021 01:28 PM IST

    Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid vaccine approved for emergency use in India

    Johnson and Johnson’s single-dose Covid-19 vaccine is given approval for Emergency Use in India. Now India has EUA for 5 Covid vaccines.

  • Aug 07, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    Typhoon expected to approach Tokyo on the last day of Olympics

    A typhoon is expected to approach Tokyo and its neighboring areas from the Pacific on Sunday, the final day of the Tokyo Olympics, reported Kyodo News.

  • Aug 07, 2021 01:02 PM IST

    Fires rampage through forests in Greece, thousands evacuated

    Wildfires rampaged through massive swaths of Greece’s last remaining forests for yet another day Saturday, encroaching on more inhabited areas after burning scores of homes, businesses and farms.

  • Aug 07, 2021 12:47 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts aerial survey of flood-affected Khanpur, Sangod areas

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts aerial survey of flood-affected Khanpur and Sangod areas.

    "Crops have been damaged and some casualties reported. I have instructed the Home Secretaries of Centre, state and more to conduct damage survey. NDRF team deployed," he says.

  • Aug 07, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    UK PM Johnson won't isolate after staff member's positive Covid test

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not need to self isolate even though a member of his staff on a recent trip to Scotland tested positive for the coronavirus, his Downing Street office said.

  • Aug 07, 2021 12:22 PM IST

    Ganga rises above danger level in Patna, ghats submerged

    The water level of the Ganga River has risen above the danger level in Patna due to incessant rainfall.

  • Aug 07, 2021 12:07 PM IST

    Indians should buy handicraft items during festival season: PM Modi

    Indians should buy handicraft items during festival season to encourage people in this sector: PM Narendra Modi.

  • Aug 07, 2021 11:50 AM IST

    Unfortunate that several districts of MP are facing rain and flood: PM Modi

    Unfortunate that several districts of MP are facing rain and flood. Lives and livelihood of several people affected. Govt of India &entire nation stands with Madhya Pradesh in these times of crisis: PM at interaction with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in MP.

  • Aug 07, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Madhya Pradesh

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Madhya Pradesh, via video conferencing.

  • Aug 07, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    US now averaging 100,000 new Covid-19 infections a day

    The seven-day average for new daily Covid-19 infections has surpassed 100,000 in the US, returning to levels not seen since the winter surge.

  • Aug 07, 2021 11:10 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.

  • Aug 07, 2021 10:44 AM IST

    Bombay HC dismisses Raj Kundra, Ryan Thorpe's applications in pornography case

    Bombay High Court dismisses businessman and actor Shilpa Shetty's Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe's applications challenging magistrate court's remand order and seeking immediate release.

  • Aug 07, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    2nd terrorist arrested in Budgam encounter

    Budgam encounter: The second terrorist who escaped from the encounter site, after following a lead, has been arrested in Khrew. A pistol and a grenade has been recovered from his possession. The truck driver also arrested: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar.

  • Aug 07, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Indian golfer Aditi Ashok finishes 4th at Olympic Games

    Indian golfer Aditi Ashok finishes 4th at Olympic Games after carding 3-under 68 in final round.

  • Aug 07, 2021 09:49 AM IST

    India reports 38,628 new Covid-19 cases

    India reports 38,628 new Covid-19 cases, 40,017 recoveries and 617 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry

    Total cases: 3,18,95,385

    Active cases: 4,12,153

    Total recoveries: 3,10,55,861

    Death toll: 4,27,371

  • Aug 07, 2021 09:39 AM IST

    Covid vaccine production ramped up to 40 lakh doses per day: MoS Health

    To vaccinate the entire eligible population against Covid-19 as soon as possible, the vaccine production in the country has been increased from 2.5 lakh doses per day to around 40 lakh doses per day, said Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State (MoS) for Health on Friday.

  • Aug 07, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    Thane district adds 218 Covid-19 cases; seven more die

    Thane district of Maharashtra has reported 218 fresh coronavirus positive cases, which has pushed its infection count to 5,46,326, an official said on Saturday.

  • Aug 07, 2021 08:56 AM IST

    30 people infected with Delta variant in Nashik

    As many as 30 people across Maharashtra's Nashik have been infected with Delta variant of Covid-19, informed Nashik District Hospital on Friday.

  • Aug 07, 2021 08:18 AM IST

    Brazil reports 1,056 more Covid-19 deaths

    Brazil has registered 1,056 more Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 561,762, the health ministry said on Friday.

  • Aug 07, 2021 08:04 AM IST

    Delta worsens in Australia’s biggest cities despite lockdowns

    The delta outbreak worsened across Australia’s biggest cities, with cases in Sydney and Melbourne hitting fresh highs for the current outbreak.

  • Aug 07, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    Mexico's capital on highest Covid alert amid surge in cases

    Mexico City and a half-dozen of the country's 32 states are now on “red” alert as Covid-19 infections rose to their highest level ever.

  • Aug 07, 2021 07:02 AM IST

    NASA Mars rover fails to collect rock in search of alien life

    NASA's Perseverance drilled into the surface of Mars but failed in its initial attempt to collect rock samples that would be picked up by future missions for analysis by scientists on Earth.

  • Aug 07, 2021 06:42 AM IST

    Bangladesh Covid-19 deaths exceed 22,000-mark

    Bangladesh reported 12,606 new Covid-19 cases and 248 new deaths on Friday, taking the national tally to 1,335,260 and the death toll to 22,150, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

  • Aug 07, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Tokyo reports 4,515 new cases amid Summer Olympics 2020

    The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 4,515 new Covid-19 cases while additional 29 people associated with Summer Olympics 2020 were also tested positive.

  • Aug 07, 2021 06:04 AM IST

    Tejas Express set to be back on track from today

    The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced that the Ahmedabad – Mumbai and Lucknow – New Delhi Tejas Express trains will resume operations from Saturday.

  • Aug 07, 2021 05:50 AM IST

    1 terrorist killed in encounter in J-K's Budgam

    One terrorist killed in encounter in J-K's Budgam. One AK rifle has also been recovered. The operation is still underway.

  • Aug 07, 2021 05:28 AM IST

    Bihar schools for Classes 9-12, colleges, coaching institutions to reopen today

    Schools in Bihar are reopening for Classes 9 to 12, along with colleges and coaching institutions from Saturday.

  • Aug 07, 2021 05:17 AM IST

    Delhi court to hear Umar Khalid's bail plea in northeast Delhi riots case today

    A Delhi court will on Saturday hear the bail plea of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid, who was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the northeast Delhi riots conspiracy case.

  • Aug 07, 2021 05:04 AM IST

    IMD predicts light rainfall in Delhi and adjoining areas

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over isolated places of Delhi, Khekra, Gulothi, Bulandshahar, Billari, Milak, Bagpat, Chandausi (UP) and adjoining areas during next 2 hours (issued at 04:40 am): India Meteorological Department.

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Don’t let Covid 3rd wave fear ruin holiday plans, follow protocol: Minister

Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy said the central government is watching every recent development and Covid situation in India and abroad. “I strongly believe we can control a third wave through our efforts,” he said, an official statement later on the Press conference said.
Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy said getting completely vaccinated with two doses of vaccines is very crucial for the steady growth of tourism sector. (PIB)
Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy said getting completely vaccinated with two doses of vaccines is very crucial for the steady growth of tourism sector. (PIB)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:34 AM IST
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HT THIS DAY: December 5, 1971 — Counter-offensive is under way; crushing blow dealt on Pak war machine

The Indian Force lost a total of 11 aircraft, six in West Pakistan and five over Bangla Desh. This, according to a Defence Ministry spokesman, is “moderate” considering that the IAF attached heavily defended targets in daylight. No IAF aircraft was lost on the ground
A screengrab of the Hindustan Times on December 5, 1971
A screengrab of the Hindustan Times on December 5, 1971
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:32 AM IST
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Veteran Kannada film actor S Shivaram dies at 83, to get state funeral

S Shivaram was admired for his roles in ‘Naagarahavu’, ‘Nanobba Kalla’, ‘Yajamana’, ‘Apthamitra’ and ‘Hombisilu’
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who mourned S Shivaram’s demise, said the last rites will be performed on Sunday with full state honours. (ANI)
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who mourned S Shivaram’s demise, said the last rites will be performed on Sunday with full state honours. (ANI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:25 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, Bengaluru

HTLS 2021— Covid action spurred economic bounceback: Union minister Amit Shah

Union minister Amit Shah says that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership saved thousands of lives from Covid-19, instilled self discipline in 1.3 billion citizens, and transformed the mechanism of government welfare delivery, changing the lives of 800 million beneficiaries.
Union home minister Amit Shah delivers the keynote address at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI)
Union home minister Amit Shah delivers the keynote address at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:19 AM IST
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Cyclone Jawad to weaken before hitting Puri, but states prepare for heavy rainfall

Extremely heavy rain is expected over Odisha on Saturday, and very heavy rain over West Bengal and Odisha on Sunday
Fishing boats anchored ashore amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri, on Saturday. (PTI)
Fishing boats anchored ashore amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri, on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:17 AM IST
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HTLS 2021 — Cannot deny existence of UPA, Oppn leaders should try to bolster it: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel says Mamata Banerjee’s comments last week that there is no UPA any more were indicative of a changed tenor after a meeting with PM Narendra Modi
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghe opposition parties must come together, but cooperation was only possible when conversations were respectful. (Hindustan Times)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghe opposition parties must come together, but cooperation was only possible when conversations were respectful. (Hindustan Times)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:14 AM IST
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Rajnath Singh urges MSMEs to invest in defence sector

“We have an estimated 85,000 crore industry of aerospace and defence. The contribution of the private sector in this has increased to 18,000 crore,” Rajnath Singh said in his speech at the MSME conclave.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh with dignitaries during the MSME Conclave in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh with dignitaries during the MSME Conclave in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind hails PAC for ensuring accountability at centenary event

Parliamentary committees, especially the PAC, are crucial to ensure “administrative accountability of the executive towards the legislature,” the President said
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses at the inauguration of the centenary celebrations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, at the Central Hall, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses at the inauguration of the centenary celebrations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, at the Central Hall, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:12 AM IST
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Vaccination mandatory to visit apartments, says Karnataka CM

Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday announced that only those with two coronavirus vaccine doses will be allowed to enter apartment complexes as part of safety protocols following detection of Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the state
The state government has told residential associations to conduct meetings only with people who have taken two doses of the vaccine. (PTI)
The state government has told residential associations to conduct meetings only with people who have taken two doses of the vaccine. (PTI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:12 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru

Konijeti Rosaiah, former CM of undivided Andhra Pradesh, passes away

Former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh and veteran Congress leader Konijeti Rosaiah passed away following a cardiac arrest on Saturday morning.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao meets family of former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, Konijeti Rosaiah, in Hyderabad on Saturday. (ANI)
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao meets family of former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, Konijeti Rosaiah, in Hyderabad on Saturday. (ANI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:10 AM IST
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Authorities test over 100 people who attended conference with infected man

In an attempt to track the source of new Covid variant Omicron in a 46-year-old Bengaluru doctor, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials are conducting contact tracing of medical professionals who attended an international conference here on November 20
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials have been unable to trace the source of the new variant in the patient, who doesn’t have any international travel history. (PTI)
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials have been unable to trace the source of the new variant in the patient, who doesn’t have any international travel history. (PTI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:09 AM IST
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ByArun Dev, Bengaluru

HTLS 2021 — Congress brought change, took reins of power from elites: Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi says Amarinder Singh was replaced as the Congress felt he had failed to deliver and was not accessible to the people. He lived in a heavily guarded farmhouse and was not accessible to even the MLAs, leaving aside common people of Punjab
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:08 AM IST
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Assam journalist booked under sedition charges over article on lawyer’s arrest

Journalist Anirban Roy Choudhury was booked at Silchar Sadar police station under sections 153 (A) and 124 (A) (sedition), along with other sections of the Indian Penal Code, police said
Journalist Anirban Roy Choudhary on November 28 wrote an article in local news portal Barak Bulletin on the arrest of Pradip Dutta Roy after sedition charges were pressed against the senior advocate. (Representational image)
Journalist Anirban Roy Choudhary on November 28 wrote an article in local news portal Barak Bulletin on the arrest of Pradip Dutta Roy after sedition charges were pressed against the senior advocate. (Representational image)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:07 AM IST
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ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Bihar adds ‘backlog’ of 2,424 Covid deaths

The Bihar government on Friday revised its Covid-19 death toll, adding a “backlog” of 2,424 deaths that had earlier gone unaccounted for.
The Bihar government on Friday revised its Covid-19 death toll, adding a ‘backlog’ of 2,424 deaths that had earlier gone unaccounted for. (HT file photo)
The Bihar government on Friday revised its Covid-19 death toll, adding a ‘backlog’ of 2,424 deaths that had earlier gone unaccounted for. (HT file photo)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:05 AM IST
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HTLS 2021 — Our duty to ensure no one is deprived of legal assistance: Supreme Court justice Uday Umesh Lalit

Supreme Court justice Uday Umesh Lalit says the time has come for the leaders in society to use their abilities to ensure that no person is deprived of legal assistance due to financial or any other disability
Supreme Court justice Uday Umesh Lalit at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Supreme Court justice Uday Umesh Lalit at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:05 AM IST
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