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Feb 13, 2022 11:48 PM IST
US, Japan, South Korea declare unity against North Korea
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met his Japanese and South Korean counterparts on Saturday in Hawaii to discuss the threat posed by North Korea after Pyongyang began the year with several missile tests. “We are absolutely united in our approach, in our determination,” Blinken said after his talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong, according to AFP. Read here.
Feb 13, 2022 10:50 PM IST
Assam lifts all Covid-19-related curbs amid Covid-19 let up
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that his government has decided to withdraw all compulsory Covid-19 testing facilities at airports, railway stations and hospitals from February 15.
Also, all restrictions including the ongoing night curfew, other Covid-19 curbs including a ban on social-religious gatherings will stand withdrawn, the chief minister said in a tweet.
A detailed order regarding the same will be realeased on February 14, Sarma said.
Feb 13, 2022 10:28 PM IST
Eknath Shinde's security upgraded after alleged letter from Naxals: Thane crime branch
Maharashtra urban development minister Eknath Shinde has received a letter allegedly sent by Naxals, following which his security was heightened, news agency ANI reported Thane's crime branch as saying.
The police have registered a case and launched an investigation into the matter.
Feb 13, 2022 10:21 PM IST
UP election 2022: Full list of Assembly seats going to polls in second phase
The stage is set for the second phase of polling for Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. Voters from 55 assembly constituencies spread across nine districts will exercise their franchise on Monday. Read more
Feb 13, 2022 07:29 PM IST
Maharashtra sees further dip in Covid count at 3,502 fresh infections
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 3,502 fresh cases of Covid-19 infection and 17 related deaths in the past 24 hours. Of the total cases, 288 cases were from Mumbai.
Feb 13, 2022 06:00 PM IST
Delhi’s fresh Covid cases fall further to 804, daily positivity rate dips to 1.5%
Delhi on Sunday reported 804 fresh cases of coronavirus infections, taking the daily positivity rate to below 2 per cent (1.5). Read here
Feb 13, 2022 05:42 PM IST
No one becomes Samajwadi just because of their name: Rajnath
Those who claim to be Samajwadis aren't even remotely linked to Samajwad (socialism). No one becomes Samajwadi just because of their name. Those who does appeasement politics & try to form Govt by diving the society can never be Samajwadi: Union defence minister Rajnath Singh
Feb 13, 2022 01:57 PM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, AAP's Punjab CM face Bhagwant Mann hold roadshow in Amritsar
Feb 13, 2022 12:34 PM IST
‘Channi to lose from both constituencies,’ Kejriwal ahead of Punjab polls
“Congress party has become a circus in Punjab. Channi Sahab is going to lose from both Assembly constituencies. AAP is going to defeat him. He'll never be the CM when he can't be an MLA,” Delhi chief minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, in Amritsar.
Feb 13, 2022 12:16 PM IST
2 persons detained near J&K technical airport; details awaited
Two persons detained near the technical airport in Jammu; further investigation underway, said Jammu & Kashmir Police, as reported by ANI. Details awaited.
Feb 13, 2022 12:07 PM IST
Impeachment motion against Nepal's sitting Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana
An impeachment motion has been registered against sitting Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana at Parliament Secretariat of Nepal following allegations of politicking against him.
Feb 13, 2022 12:03 PM IST
Hijab row: Section 144 imposed around schools in Udupi
The Udupi district administration in Karnataka has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in areas around all high schools in the district from Monday till February 19. The move comes as part of a precautionary measure as the schools are reopening Monday after the holiday declared by the state government in view of the hijab-saffron shawl controversy.
Feb 13, 2022 10:33 AM IST
Watch: ITBP personnel train at -25 degrees C on high-altitude Uttarakhand border
Feb 13, 2022 09:21 AM IST
India reports 44,877 new Covid cases in last 24 hours, positivity rate dips to 3.17%
India registered 44,877 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the positivity rate down to 3.17 per cent. The country's active caseload now stands at 5,37,045, or 1.26 per cent of the total cases.
Feb 13, 2022 09:04 AM IST
Poll parties brave through severe weather conditions in Uttarakhand ahead of February 14 elections
Feb 13, 2022 08:19 AM IST
Maharashtra man arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Palghar
A 48-year-old accused arrested for raping a mentally challenged woman in Manor town of Palghar district in Maharashtra. The accused was allegedly raping a woman from his village for the last five months, says police.
Feb 13, 2022 06:23 AM IST
EC relaxes poll campaign time limit, allows rallies with attendance caps from today
The Election Commission of India on Saturday eased campaign norms, increasing the time limit as between 6am and 10pm instead of earlier 8am to 8pm. The EC also allowed rallies or padyatras with a limited attendance as permitted by the district authorities.