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Feb 18, 2022 10:03 PM IST
Punjab polls: Chandigarh declares ‘dry days’
Chandigarh administration announces ‘dry days’ from 6pm of February 18 till the conclusion of assembly polls in Punjab on February 20 and on March 10 which is the counting day.
Feb 18, 2022 09:12 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Bio-CNG plant in Indore on Feb 19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Gobar-Dhan (Bio-CNG) plant in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on February 19 through video conferencing.
Feb 18, 2022 08:23 PM IST
Delhi logs 607 new Covid-19 cases and 4 deaths
Delhi records 607 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths; active caseload at 2775.
Feb 18, 2022 07:47 PM IST
Mumbai's daily Covid cases fall to 202
Mumbai’s single-day Covid count further falls to 202; city logs first death after three days.
Feb 18, 2022 07:22 PM IST
Truckers protest: Police begin evicting protesters
Police in Canada's Ottawa launch operation to evict agitators protesting against Covid-19 vaccine mandates.
Feb 18, 2022 06:31 PM IST
Abhishek Banerjee remains TMC's national general secretary
Abhishek Banerjee retains position as TMC’s national general secretary amid alleged power tussle within the Mamata Banerjee-helmed party.
Feb 18, 2022 06:23 PM IST
80% adult Indians fully jabbed against Covid: Mandaviya
80% of India's adult population fully vaccinated against Covid, tweets Mansukh Mandaviya.
Feb 18, 2022 05:59 PM IST
Air India to operate 3 flights to Ukraine
Air India announces flights for Kyiv on February 22, 24 and 26.
Feb 18, 2022 05:12 PM IST
Rakesh Gangwal resigns from IndiGo's board
IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal resigns from board. Gangwal was the company's non-executive and non-independent director.
Feb 18, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Hijab ban: Hearing to resume on Feb 21
Karnataka HC adjourns hearing against for February 21 the hearing on petitions challenging the ban on hijab in educational institutes in the state.
Feb 18, 2022 04:08 PM IST
Money laundering case: ED arrests Iqbal Kaskar
Enforcement Directorate arrests Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, in a money laundering case.
Feb 18, 2022 03:23 PM IST
Over 2 crore youngsters vaccinated against Covid: Mansukh Mandaviya
Over 2 crore youngsters in 15-18 age group now fully vaccinated against, tweets Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
Feb 18, 2022 03:12 PM IST
Hijab ban: Hearing resumes in Karnataka HC
Karnataka high court begins hearing pleas challenging ban on wearing hijab in educational campuses in the state,
Feb 18, 2022 02:27 PM IST
Will go to court over ‘flag’ remark: DK Shivakumar
Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa must resign over his saffron flag remark. We'll continue overnight protests at the assembly till he gets sacked from the Cabinet, otherwise, we'll go to the court and not allow the Assembly to function: DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress chief
Feb 18, 2022 12:33 PM IST
Historians restrained from publishing defamatory content against Vikram Sampath
Delhi high court on Friday restrained historians from publishing defamatory content against Vikram Sampath, the author of a two-volume biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
Feb 18, 2022 11:41 AM IST
38 of 49 convicts sentenced to death in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case
Thirty eight convicts have been sentenced to death in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, reports news agency ANI. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 11:24 AM IST
Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's security to be reviewed
Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's security will be reviewed, news agency ANI reported on Friday, citing government sources.
This came days after the AAP leader alleged Arvind Kejriwal had once told him that he would either become the chief minister of Punjab or the first Prime Minister of an independent nation, an apparent reference to Khalistan. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 10:31 AM IST
PM Modi, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to hold virtual summit today
PM Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan will hold a virtual summit today. “The two leaders will also discuss bilateral cooperation and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest,” the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.
Feb 18, 2022 09:03 AM IST
India reports 25,920 new Covid cases, 492 deaths in last 24 hour
India on Friday reported 25,920 fresh cases of coronavirus disease and 492 related deaths in the past 24 hours. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Mild earthquake felt in Rajasthan's Jaipur
An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred 92km northwest of Jaipur, Rajasthan at around 8.01am on Friday, according to the National Center for Seismology.
Feb 18, 2022 08:28 AM IST
Blinken accepts invitation to meet Lavrov if Russia does not invade Ukraine
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has proposed dates for holding a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, late next week, who accepted it if Russia does not invade Ukraine, reported news agency ANI, citing local media.
Feb 18, 2022 07:04 AM IST
British army on standby amid 'red weather' warning due to Storm Eunice
Britain put the army on standby Thursday and schools prepared to close as forecasters issued a rare "red weather" warning of "danger to life" from fearsome winds and flooding due to an approaching storm. Also read
Feb 18, 2022 06:25 AM IST
PM Modi to virtually open two railway lines connecting Thane and Diva today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday inaugurate two additional railway lines (fifth and sixth) connecting Thane and Diva in Maharashtra. The inauguration will take place via video conferencing at 4:30pm. Read more