Highlights: From Monday, not mandatory for people in Delhi to wear masks while travelling in private four wheelers

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  • Feb 26, 2022 08:43 PM IST

    Amid the raging Hijab controversy in Karnataka, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said unnecessary controversies should not be encouraged and students should be guided by the school uniform, reports PTI.

  • Feb 26, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    Maharashtra adds 893 Covid-19 cases, 8 deaths

    Maharashtra on Saturday recorded 893 Covid-19 cases and eight deaths, taking the state's infection tally to 78,64,516, the state health department said.

     

  • Feb 26, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    BMC to provide free Covid testing, vaccines, food to students returning from Ukraine today, says Mumbai mayor

  • Feb 26, 2022 06:38 PM IST

    Delhi reports  440 new Covid-19 cases & 2  deaths; Active cases stand at 2063

    Delhi on Thursday recorded 440 new Covid-19 cases and 2 fatalities; Active cases stand at 2063, the state health department said.

  • Feb 26, 2022 06:23 PM IST

    From Monday, not mandatory for people in Delhi to wear masks while travelling in private four-wheelers, says DDMA

    Wearing masks will not be mandatory for people in Delhi travelling in private four wheelers, the Delhi government notified on Saturday.

  • Feb 26, 2022 06:07 PM IST

    National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai reopens for public

  • Feb 26, 2022 05:59 PM IST

    Afghan universities reopen, but few women return

    Afghanistan's universities reopened on Saturday six months after the Taliban returned to power, but only a few women returned to now-segregated classes, reports news agency AFP.

  • Feb 26, 2022 03:51 PM IST

    West Bengal: Special Task Force arrests another member of banned Kamtapur Liberation Organisation from Siliguri

  • Feb 26, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    Union Cabinet approves nationwide roll-out of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

    The Union Cabinet approved the nationwide roll-out of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) with a budget of 1,600 crore for five years, reports ANI.

  • Feb 26, 2022 03:18 PM IST

    BJP leader Locket Chatterjee urges Om Birla to organise two-day special session every year for women on International Women’s Day in the Parliament

    MP and BJP leader Locket Chatterjee writes to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and requests to organise a two-day special session every year for women and girls on International Women’s Day in the Parliament, reports news agency ANI.

  • Feb 26, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    ED files a prosecution complaint against Wasim Rahaman, Wajid Ali & Md Gulam Gausfor for money laundering

  • Feb 26, 2022 12:03 PM IST

    Two pilots killed in chopper crash in Telangana

    Two pilots killed have been killed in chopper crash in the state of Telangana. The incident happened at Tungaturthi village of Peddavura block, closer to Nagarjunsagar dam on Krishna river. Medical teams are rushing to the site of the incident.

  • Feb 26, 2022 09:31 AM IST

    11,499 new Covid cases in India, positivity rate drops to 1.01%

    India reports 11,499 new Covid cases, 255 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate drops to 1.01%

  • Feb 26, 2022 07:19 AM IST

    Pak terror bid foiled in J&K, explosives dropped by Pak drone recovered

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Afternoon brief: In U'khand teen murder, all resort employees called for probe

Published on Sep 25, 2022 12:52 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Haridwar: Garhwal Sabha and Pahadi Mahaa Sabha members stage a protest over Ankita murder case, in Haridwar, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (PTI Photo) 
Haridwar: Garhwal Sabha and Pahadi Mahaa Sabha members stage a protest over Ankita murder case, in Haridwar, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (PTI Photo) 
By, New Delhi

‘Task force formed for cheetahs’: PM Modi addresses ‘Mann Ki Baat’| Top quotes

Published on Sep 25, 2022 12:06 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 93rd episode of his monthly radio programme -‘Mann Ki Baat’.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addresses ‘Mann Ki Baat’ (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addresses ‘Mann Ki Baat’ (ANI Photo)

'Every resort employee called for probe': SIT chief on Uttarakhand teen murder

Updated on Sep 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

On Monday evening, the three accused and the woman entered into an altercation over the issue, during which, the accused threw the woman into the Chilla Canal.

Vanatara resort in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand set on fire by locals.(ANI)
Vanatara resort in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand set on fire by locals.(ANI)

‘On Ukraine, India on the side of peace’: Jaishankar at UN

Updated on Sep 25, 2022 11:40 AM IST

External affairs minister S Jaishankar said it is in our collective interest to work constructively, both within the United Nations and outside, in finding an early resolution to the Ukraine conflict

External affairs minister S Jaishankar addressed the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on Saturday. (AP Photo)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar addressed the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on Saturday. (AP Photo)
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Mercedes-Benz teases its first virtual show car

Published on Sep 25, 2022 11:27 AM IST

The powertrain details of the Mercedes-Benz show car are yet to be disclosed.

Veteran Kerala Congress leader Aryadan Muhammad dies

Published on Sep 25, 2022 11:01 AM IST

Aryadan Muhammed has served as the forest minister, tourism minister and power minister of Kerala under chief ministers EK Nayanar, AK Antony and Oommen Chandy

Aryadan Muhammad, a tall secular leader from north Kerala, remained like a colossus in state politics for more than six decades.
Aryadan Muhammad, a tall secular leader from north Kerala, remained like a colossus in state politics for more than six decades.

Won't cremate body until final autopsy report comes: Family of Uttarakhand woman

Published on Sep 25, 2022 11:01 AM IST

The brother of the 19-year-old woman who was killed after she refused to enter prostitution said her last rites won't be done until the final autopsy report comes.

The body of the 19-year-old woman was recovered from Chilla canal in Rishikesh on Saturday. 
The body of the 19-year-old woman was recovered from Chilla canal in Rishikesh on Saturday. 

Mann Ki Baat Highlights: PM urges people to use local non-plastic bags only

Updated on Sep 25, 2022 11:33 AM IST

Mann Ki Baat Highlights: Sunday marks 93 episodes of the show, the first edition of which aired on October 3, 2014.

PM Narendra Modi (File Photo)
PM Narendra Modi (File Photo)
By, New Delhi

Punjab guv summons assembly session amid back-and-forth over agenda

Published on Sep 25, 2022 10:23 AM IST

The session has been called after much back and forth between the Bhagwant Mann government and the governor.

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann with governor Banwarilal Purohit in Chandigarh. (HT file photo)
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann with governor Banwarilal Purohit in Chandigarh. (HT file photo)
By | Reported by Navneet Sharma | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Many countries referred to India at UNGA. Jaishankar says it's not usual

Published on Sep 25, 2022 10:20 AM IST

On countries mentioning India from the platform of the United Nations General Assembly, foreign minister S Jaishankar said, “As someone who's been coming here for many years, I do believe that it's more than a subtle shift and I welcome it.”

A number of countries also actually also referred to India, foreign minister S Jaishankar noted a shift in the United Nations towards India. (PTI)
A number of countries also actually also referred to India, foreign minister S Jaishankar noted a shift in the United Nations towards India. (PTI)

Russia pitches India for permanent membership in UNSC: ‘Key international actor’

Published on Sep 25, 2022 09:22 AM IST

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov spoke on this during his address at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States.

 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gives a speech during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at UN headquarters on September 24 in New York City. (AFP)
 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gives a speech during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at UN headquarters on September 24 in New York City. (AFP)
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‘PM often asks - 70 saal me kya kiya?...’ Rahul Gandhi responds in a tweet

Published on Sep 25, 2022 09:17 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi's tweet was meant as a response to PM Modi's jibes at the grand old party over its tenure in the past.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the media during the ongoing 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' of Congress at Puliyurkurichi in Kanyakumari district. (File) (PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the media during the ongoing 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' of Congress at Puliyurkurichi in Kanyakumari district. (File) (PTI)
By, New Delhi

Morning brief: At UN event, India's contribution to global good hailed

Published on Sep 25, 2022 09:00 AM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with world leaders during UNGA summit. (PTI)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with world leaders during UNGA summit. (PTI)

Robert Vadra's explanation of Dubai stay satisfactory, says court

Published on Sep 25, 2022 08:25 AM IST

In a relief to Robert Vadra, a Delhi court accepted his explanation of medical emergencies as to why he stayed in the UAE though he was not given any such permission by the court.

Robert Vadra's explanation for his UAE stay has been accepted by a Delhi court. 
Robert Vadra's explanation for his UAE stay has been accepted by a Delhi court. 

Watch | Anand Mahindra wants this kid to be UN ambassador for peace

Published on Sep 25, 2022 08:10 AM IST

The 28-second video, shared by Anand Mahindra which has over 1.9 lakh views, shows a toddler aboard a flight, greeting everyone as he passes through the aisle.

Businessman Anand Mahindra shared a video on Friday with a message amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.(Facebook/@MahindraGroup)
Businessman Anand Mahindra shared a video on Friday with a message amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.(Facebook/@MahindraGroup)
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