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Updated on Feb 27, 2022 11:42 PM IST

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  • Feb 27, 2022 11:18 PM IST

    Boy, who fell in borewell in MP, dies of suffocation

    Seven-year-old boy, who fell into a borewell in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district, has died of suffocation, ANI reported. “He was brought to the hospital but was declared dead. Police have been informed for postmortem procedure,” Ashok Barona, Damoh block medical officer was quoted as saying.

  • Feb 27, 2022 11:17 PM IST

    Vinod Kambli arrested for drunk and rash driving

    Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli was arrested by the Bandra police in Mumbai on Sunday after he rammed his car with a parked one, and the compound wall of his building in the area. He was driving under the influence of alcohol.

  • Feb 27, 2022 07:49 PM IST

    Girls should marry after getting proper education, but marriage age might not help, says RSS women wing

    Women wing of RSS says girls should marry after getting proper education, but suggests 'imposing' marriage age might not produce desired results, PTI reported.

  • Feb 27, 2022 05:45 PM IST

    High-level probe ordered in Mumbai power grid failure: Minister

    Maharashtra energy minister Nitin Rawat said on Sunday that a high-level inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident of power grid failure in south Mumbai, according to ANI. “Appropriate action will be taken against those found guilty in the inquiry,” he added.

  • Feb 27, 2022 04:08 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad's nephew joins BJP in Jammu

    Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's nephew Mubashir Azad joined BJP in Jammu on Sunday. He said he was “influenced” by PM Narendra Modi's “developmental works at the ground level,” according to PTI.

  • Feb 27, 2022 03:49 PM IST

    Odisha adds 251 new Covid cases, lowest single-day surge this year

    Odisha on Sunday added 251 new cases, which pushed the caseload to 12,84,867, according to the state health department's bulletin. Sunday's case count has been the lowest since the beginning of this year. 

  • Feb 27, 2022 03:25 PM IST

    12,000 displaced due to floods in northern Malaysia

    As many as 12,000 people have been displaced because of floods in Malaysia's northern states. The government has said that authorities are being mobilised to evacuate victims.

  • Feb 27, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    Ukraine crisis: Jharkhand CM writes to PM Modi, lists state residents who are stranded

    Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, mentioning details about the state's resident who are stranded in Ukraine. 

  • Feb 27, 2022 02:36 PM IST

    Uttarakhand polls: Police summon 4 army personnel for tampering postal ballots

    The Pithoragarh police on Sunday summoned four army personnel for allegedly tampering with the postal ballots in an army centre in Jammu. This comes after former senior congress leader and former  Uttarakhand chief Harish Rawat shared the video online. 

    I am making a small video viral for everyone's information, in this how one person is ticking all votes in one centre of the army and even doing the same signature of all the people, See a sample of that, will the election commission want to take cognizance of it?" Rawat said on Tuesday. 

  • Feb 27, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Sanjay Raut renews attack on Centre over I-T raids on Sena corporator

    Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday renewed his attack on the Union government over the income tax raids carried out at party corporator Yashwant Jadhav's premises. 

  • Feb 27, 2022 02:14 PM IST

    Finland to close airspace to Russian airplanes

    The Finnish government announced on Sunday that it is closing its airspace to Russian airplanes after Moscow's full-scale invasion in Ukraine. 

  • Feb 27, 2022 11:54 AM IST

    Fourth ‘Operation Ganga’ flight leaves for Delhi from Bucharest"

    "Fourth ‘Operation Ganga’ flight is wheels up from Bucharest. 198 Indian nationals are coming back to Delhi," tweeted external affairs minister S Jaishankar

  • Feb 27, 2022 10:34 AM IST

    Trains services hit in Mumbai due to power cuts, 1st major outage since Oct 2020

    Local train services in Mumbai has been severely impacted due to a major power outage since October 2020. Railways officials said that the entire Churchgate to Andheri corridor was disrupted as no train was operating since 9.42am. An electricity grid failure has put much of Mumbai without power. Read more…

  • Feb 27, 2022 10:32 AM IST

    BJP chief's Twitter account hacked, crypto donations sought for Russia, Ukraine

    The Twitter account of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Jagat Prakash Nadda was hacked on Sunday morning, with several tweets asking for donations in cryptocurrency to help Russia and Ukraine. Read more…

  • Feb 27, 2022 09:56 AM IST

    Seoul identifies projectile fired by North Korea as ballistic missile

    North Korea fired a ballistic missile Sunday, Seoul said, resuming a weapons-testing blitz while the world focuses on Ukraine, reported news agency AFP.

  • Feb 27, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    India adds 10,273 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

    India on Sunday continued a downward trend in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after 10,273 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 4,29,16,117, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. The active cases in the country dropped below the 1,20,000 and stand at 1,11,472. 

  • Feb 27, 2022 08:27 AM IST

    PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' broadcast today

    The 86th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' will be broadcast at 11am. It will be aired on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan and also on AIR News and mobile app.

  • Feb 27, 2022 06:47 AM IST

    Australia arrive in Pakistan for first cricket tour in 24 years

    The Australian cricket team arrived in Pakistan for the first tour in 24 years. Australia have had not visited Pakistan since 1998 because of security concerns.

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Facial recognition system of Tamil Nadu police stirs privacy row

Updated on Dec 10, 2022 04:32 AM IST

According to their website, 126 facial recognition systems have been installed across various states.

Several users pointed out the Orwellian system and asked if this was even legal.
Several users pointed out the Orwellian system and asked if this was even legal.

Hyd to get Metro rail connectivity to airport

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:57 AM IST

The construction activity was going on at a brisk pace, with the demand for the real estate sector fast picking up.

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and others during the foundation stone laying ceremony for Hyderabad Airport Metro Rail project construction, in Hyderabad. (PTI)
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and others during the foundation stone laying ceremony for Hyderabad Airport Metro Rail project construction, in Hyderabad. (PTI)

Cyclone Mandous: Andhra on alert, disaster response forces in coastal districts

Updated on Dec 10, 2022 05:16 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh chief secretary K S Jawahar Reddy, who reviewed the situation with the collectors of the four districts, asked them to take all precautionary steps to prevent the loss of lives and minimise damage to the properties.

A lifegaurd walks along the sea-shore as waves crash onto the shore ahead of the landfall of cyclonic storm Mandous, in Chennai. (PTI)
A lifegaurd walks along the sea-shore as waves crash onto the shore ahead of the landfall of cyclonic storm Mandous, in Chennai. (PTI)

‘Abki baar, kisan sarkar’: KCR on national mission

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:50 AM IST

The BRS president announced that the new party will contest the ensuing assembly elections in neighbouring Karnataka in alliance with the Janata Dal (Secular).

KCR, as the chief minister is popularly called, announced his mission to play a larger role in the national politics during a meeting at Telangana Bhavan in Hyderabad. (PTI)
KCR, as the chief minister is popularly called, announced his mission to play a larger role in the national politics during a meeting at Telangana Bhavan in Hyderabad. (PTI)

Twenty 20 party president booked under SC/ST Act for ‘discrimination’

Updated on Dec 10, 2022 03:00 AM IST

In his complaint, the legislator alleged that he was socially boycotted by the Twenty20 and its leaders several times.

Sabu M Jacob (HT Photo)
Sabu M Jacob (HT Photo)

Injudicious to implement old pension scheme: NK Singh

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:45 AM IST

Restoring the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) is an injudicious step and will put the states’ finances under great difficulty, said NK Singh, chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, on Friday.

Restoring the Old Pension Scheme is an injudicious step and will put the states’ finances under great difficulty, said NK Singh, chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, on Friday. (HT photo)
Restoring the Old Pension Scheme is an injudicious step and will put the states’ finances under great difficulty, said NK Singh, chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, on Friday. (HT photo)

Heavy rainfall lashes Chennai, 15 distts as cyclone Mandous nears

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:42 AM IST

The Chennai International Airport cancelled more than a dozen flights due to the cyclone, officials aware of the matter said.

Preparations are being made by Tamil Nadu Disaster Relief Force & Greater Chennai Police Rescue Team for the rescue operations in view of the Cyclone Mandous, in Chennai on Friday. (ANI)
Preparations are being made by Tamil Nadu Disaster Relief Force & Greater Chennai Police Rescue Team for the rescue operations in view of the Cyclone Mandous, in Chennai on Friday. (ANI)

Jharkhand police trying to ‘save’ accused in toll plaza graft case: HC

Updated on Dec 10, 2022 04:35 AM IST

The court also turned down the arguments of Alam, Mishra and the state government against ED being made a respondent in the matter, and directed the agency along with the CBI to file counter affidavits in two weeks, and posted the matter for December 22.

Jharkhand High Court in Ranchi. (HT file)(HT_PRINT)
Jharkhand High Court in Ranchi. (HT file)(HT_PRINT)

2022: A World Cup of the young

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:34 AM IST

In every World Cup, there are always some young players who break out, shine, gather the attention of the world, and eventually clinch lucrative moves to top clubs

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Heavy rain on east coast ahead of Cyclone Mandous’s landfall

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:32 AM IST

With Cyclone Mandous expected to make landfall in Tamil Nadu coast between Puducherry and Sriharikota near Mahabalipuram around Friday midnight, authorities in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh stepped up operations and raised the level of alertness for minimum damage.

Preparations for rescue operations underway in Chennai on Friday. (ANI)
Preparations for rescue operations underway in Chennai on Friday. (ANI)

Cong searches for CM consensus amid chaos

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:32 AM IST

The Congress’s lawmakers in Himachal Pradesh on Friday entrusted the party’s central leadership to pick the next chief minister, as factions competing for the state’s top job appeared far from a consensus a day after winning a decisive election victory.

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Maharashtra leaders meet PM Modi, Shah over border dispute, governor’s remarks

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:30 AM IST

Political leaders in Maharashtra on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah to seek their intervention in two controversial issues brewing in the state.

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CM Bommai launches ‘rapid road work’ tech, activists question project

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:28 AM IST

As the rapid road method is expected to cost 30% more than the white-topping project, Bommai said the state government would consider the construction of rapid roads by using pre-cast technology only after examining its quality and rate.

The rapid road method involves pre-cast large cement blocks that are 20 feet long and 5 feet wide, placed together on a stretch. (HT PHOTO)
The rapid road method involves pre-cast large cement blocks that are 20 feet long and 5 feet wide, placed together on a stretch. (HT PHOTO)

Uniform Civil Code: Will it work for India? Arguments in favour and against

Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:28 AM IST

The UCC is a proposal to “formulate and implement personal laws of the citizens which will be applicable to every Indian irrespective caste, religion and sexual orientation.”

Members of the Muslim community stage a protest against the Uniform Civil Code set up by the Uttarakhand government, in Dehradun.(PTI file)
Members of the Muslim community stage a protest against the Uniform Civil Code set up by the Uttarakhand government, in Dehradun.(PTI file)

New songbird found in mountains of Arunachal Pradesh, say experts

Updated on Dec 10, 2022 02:04 AM IST

When the team reached the peak of the mountain in the north-eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh, they found a bird which looked similar to the Grey-bellied Wren Babbler, but didn’t sound like one, the team members said.

The team took pictures of the bird and compared it with the existing images of Wren Babblers.(Twitter/@PemaKhanduBJP)
The team took pictures of the bird and compared it with the existing images of Wren Babblers.(Twitter/@PemaKhanduBJP)
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