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Updated on Feb 06, 2022 11:47 PM IST

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  • Feb 06, 2022 11:46 PM IST

    Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude strikes Arunachal Pradesh

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on Richter Scale occurred today around 11pm IST, at 305km northeast of Pangin, Arunachal Pradesh, India, said National Center for Seismology.

  • Feb 06, 2022 11:12 PM IST

    First digestor package sets sail from Kolkata to Silighat in Assam

    The first Digestor package of 260 MT of Assam Bio Refinery has sailed from Kolkata for Silghat, Assam. This opens up the Brahmaputra riverway for Cargo transportation.

    The package is expected to pass Guwahati in the next 4-5 days. The first Digestor package of 260 MT of Assam Bio-Refinery sailed off from Kolkata to Silghat Assam on Jan 17.

  • Feb 06, 2022 10:20 PM IST

    Sunil Jakhar says ‘great decision’ on Channi being Cong's CM face in Punjab

    Congress leader Sunil Jakhar said that it was “a great decision” after Rahul Gandhi announced Charanjit Singh Channi as the Congress' CM candidate in Punjab, reports ANI. 

    “Congress party is united. I am out of electoral politics,” he said. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 09:45 PM IST

    DCGI grants emergency use permission to 1-dose Sputnik Light Covid vaccine

    The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted emergency use permission to single-dose Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 09:31 PM IST

    PM Modi to reply to debate on Motion of Thanks to President's address in Lok Sabha on Monday evening

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in the Lok Sabha on Monday evening, news agency ANI reported. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 08:20 PM IST

    Maharashtra logs 9,666 Covid-19 cases, 66 deaths in 24 hours

    Maharashtra reported 9,666 new Covid-19 cases and 66 deaths taking the state's total caseload to 7,803,700 and the death toll to 143,074.

  • Feb 06, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha to be adjourned for an hour tomorrow after reading obituary to Lata Mangeshkar

    Rajya Sabha will be adjourned for an hour tomorrow after reading the obituary to Lata Mangeshkar, according to sources.

  • Feb 06, 2022 06:48 PM IST

    Delhi reports 1,410 new Covid-19 cases, 14 deaths in last 24 hrs

    With 1,410 new Covid-19 cases and 14 deaths, Delhi's total caseload reached 18,43,933 and the death toll climbed to 25,983.

  • Feb 06, 2022 06:36 PM IST

    Mumbai reports 536 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths in last 24 hours

    Mumbai reported 536 new Covid-19 cases and three related deaths as the total caseload reached 10,51,373 and the death toll climbed to 16,661. The city currently has 5,743 active patients.

  • Feb 06, 2022 05:35 PM IST

    Karnataka declares 2 days state mourning for Lata Mangeshkar

    Karnataka government announced two days of state mourning as a mark of respect to Lata Mangeshkar after her demise, reports ANI. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 04:09 PM IST

    WB CM orders to play Lata Mangeshkar songs at every public spot for next 15 days

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the songs of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar will be played at every public spot, government installation and traffic signals for the next 15 days, reports ANI.

  • Feb 06, 2022 03:40 PM IST

    Maharashtra declares public holiday on Monday to mourn Lata Mangeshkar's demise

    Maharashtra government has announced a public holiday on Monday to mourn the demise of Lata Mangeshkar, the chief minister's office announced.

  • Feb 06, 2022 01:35 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to attend Lata Mangeshkar's funeral in Mumbai

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend Lata Mangeshkar's funeral in Mumbai. It is scheduled to be held today evening at around 6:30pm.

  • Feb 06, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    Wherever Urdu is understood…: Tribute for Lata Mangeshkar from Pakistan

    In his tribute to Lata Mangeshkar, Pakistan foreign minister Fawad Chaudhry said wherever Urdu is spoken and understood, there would be people bidding adieu to the iconic singer. Read More

  • Feb 06, 2022 12:05 PM IST

    BJP postpones release of manifesto for UP assembly polls due to Lata Mangeshkar's death

    Due to demise of Lata Mangeshkar, Bharatiya Janata Party has postponed the launch of its Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra (manifesto) for 2022 UP polls that was to be released by union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Two-day national mourning to be observed as singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away

    Two-day national mourning to be observed in memory of Lata Mangeshkar. The National flag to fly at half-mast for two days, as a mark of respect, reports ANI citing sources

  • Feb 06, 2022 09:39 AM IST

    Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away at 92

    Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away at 92 after a prolonged hospitalisation. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    India sees 16% drop in daily Covid tally with 1,07,474 new cases, 865 deaths in 24 hours

    India on Sunday reported 16 per cent drop in daily Covid cases as it logged  107,474 new infections in the last 24 hours. The death toll saw a rise of 865 fresh fatalities. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 09:03 AM IST

    Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU: Doctor

    “Singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU and is under my supervision,” says Dr Pratit Samdani, who is treating her at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital, reports ANI.

    For the last 29 days, singer Lata Mangeshkar has been admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.

     

  • Feb 06, 2022 08:12 AM IST

    ‘Ready to change hijab colour to match uniform': Congress MLA

    We're ready for a change in the colour of the hijab in order to match it with the uniform but we cannot leave it. I wear hijab to the Assembly as well, they can stop me if they can. A memorandum will go to the chief minister and we will protest in Udupi later, says Congress MLA Kaneez Fatima, according to ANI. 

  • Feb 06, 2022 07:53 AM IST

    Imran Khan holds meetings with Chinese Premier, firms as Pak eyes more loan

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday held meetings with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and senior leadership of state-owned and private companies in China amid Islamabad’s struggle to overcome financial challenges. Read More

  • Feb 06, 2022 06:58 AM IST

    New border development scheme to focus on making model villages

    The vibrant village programme, a government scheme announced in the budget proposals to improve social and financial infrastructure in remote habitations, primarily along the border with China, will be an improved version of the existing border area development programme. Read More

  • Feb 06, 2022 06:30 AM IST

    Punjab polls: Rahul to name CM face today, Sidhu on offensive

    Navjot Singh Sidhu, president of the Congress party’s Punjab unit and a contender for the chief ministerial candidate ahead of the assembly elections, said on Saturday that whoever the party selects for the top post will have absolute power, stressing that only someone with people’s trust can ensure 60 MLAs in the 117-member assembly. Read More

  • Feb 06, 2022 06:01 AM IST

    Camilla should be Queen when Prince Charles becomes King: Queen Elizabeth II

    In a significant intervention, Queen Elizabeth II has said that the Duchess of Cornwall will be Queen when Prince Charles becomes the King. Queen Elizabeth II used her Platinum Jubilee national message on Saturday to back Camilla, shaping the future of the monarchy.

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Nirmala Sitharaman among 6 Indians on Forbes list of world's most powerful women

Published on Dec 07, 2022 09:37 PM IST

Ranked at number 36, Sitharaman has made it to the list for the fourth time in a row. In 2021, the 63-year-old minister was ranked at number 37 in the list, while she was in the 41st spot in 2020 and 34th in 2019.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI)

Mizoram woman, grandson found dead at home; her husband is prime suspect: Police

Published on Dec 07, 2022 09:28 PM IST

The Mizoram police said a blood-stained axe, possibly the one used to kill the two, has been found in the house

Police said the woman had deep-cut injuries on her head and neck. The child had injuries to his head. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police said the woman had deep-cut injuries on her head and neck. The child had injuries to his head. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Daily brief: NOTA votes increase by 8,300 in Delhi municipal polls over 2017

Published on Dec 07, 2022 09:19 PM IST

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

Security personnel guarding the complex containing EVMs for MCD elections 2022 at Gole Market in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)(HT_PRINT)
Security personnel guarding the complex containing EVMs for MCD elections 2022 at Gole Market in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)(HT_PRINT)

Railways to take action against officials responsible for negligence leading to mishaps

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 09:09 PM IST

In a letter dated December 5, the Railway Board instructed all Indian Railways zonal offices that “disciplinary action” against such officers should be taken by the concerned zonal heads

The New Delhi railway station. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The New Delhi railway station. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

‘Conspiracy against Maharashtra, urge Amit Shah to speak’: NCP's Supriya Sule

Published on Dec 07, 2022 08:36 PM IST

The Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute turned violent Tuesday after vehicles registered in the former state were attacked by pro-Kannada groups near that state's Belagavi district.

NCP MP Supriya Sule speaks in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
NCP MP Supriya Sule speaks in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)

Odisha couple thrash 11-yr-old domestic help, dumps her 20km away with fractures

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 08:19 PM IST

The couple was arrested after Benudhar Senapati, director of city-based NGO Childline filed a complaint, police said.

Benudhar Senapati, director of NGO Childline , said the 11-year-old girl has multiple fractures and injury marks all over her body (File Image)
Benudhar Senapati, director of NGO Childline , said the 11-year-old girl has multiple fractures and injury marks all over her body (File Image)

‘Best deal’: EAM Jaishankar defends India’s decision to buy Russian crude

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 08:13 PM IST

Russia has gone from being a marginal energy provider to becoming one of the top three oil suppliers for India since the start of the Ukraine crisis

External affairs minister S Jaishankar in the Parliament on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar in the Parliament on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Vizhinjam port stir called off after talks with CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Published on Dec 07, 2022 07:54 PM IST

The Adani group announced its decision to resume construction activities of the seaport without any delay. It also decided to withdraw contempt and other petitions pending before the high court

Fishermen community and catholic church supporters staged protest at Vizhinjam of south Kerala against construction of seaport (Twitter Photo)
Fishermen community and catholic church supporters staged protest at Vizhinjam of south Kerala against construction of seaport (Twitter Photo)

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia Gandhi to celebrate birthday with Rahul in Rajasthan

Published on Dec 07, 2022 07:48 PM IST

The yatra was to be halted for a day on Thursday but it has now been shifted to Friday owing to Sonia Gandhi’s visit

UPA chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi. (PTI Photo)
UPA chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi. (PTI Photo)

HT This Day: Dec 9, 1980 -- Billa, Ranga to hang

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 07:35 PM IST

Chief Justice Y. V. Chandrachud, Mr Justices Chinnappa Reddy and Bahrul Islam of the Supreme Court today dismissed the appeal of Billa and Ranga against their death sentence and conviction for the murder of the teenaged Chopra children.

HT This Day: Dec 9, 1980 -- Billa, Ranga to hang
HT This Day: Dec 9, 1980 -- Billa, Ranga to hang

HT This Day: Dec 8, 1972 -- Apollo-17 streaks towards moon

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 07:29 PM IST

The men of Apollo-17 streaked towards the moon today, leaving behind the cares of a cranky computer that delayed their journey for nearly three hours.

HT This Day: Dec 8, 1972 -- Apollo-17 streaks towards moon
HT This Day: Dec 8, 1972 -- Apollo-17 streaks towards moon

'Scared...': Hyojeong Park, harassed Korean vlogger, after accused get bail

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 07:24 PM IST

Hyojeong Park said the attack had left her with a 'tainted' impression of India but that she still loved parts of the country.

South Korean vlogger Hyojeong Park admits to fear over going live again after two men who attacked her on a Mumbai street were released on bail (Screenshot)
South Korean vlogger Hyojeong Park admits to fear over going live again after two men who attacked her on a Mumbai street were released on bail (Screenshot)

India will ‘not tolerate’ unilateral attempts to alter LAC: EAM Jaishankar

Published on Dec 07, 2022 06:47 PM IST

India will “not tolerate” unilateral attempts by China to alter the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and bilateral relations won’t be normal as long as the Chinese side builds up forces along the border, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday

External affairs minister S Jaishankar speaks in the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar speaks in the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

AP: Student trapped between train and platform, rescued after one-and-a-half hrs

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 06:33 PM IST

A railway police official told reporters that the woman, who boarded the Guntur-Rayagada Express at the temple town of Annavaram, was getting off when the train stopped for a brief halt at Duvvada when the incident took place

For representational purposes only. (AP File Photo)
For representational purposes only. (AP File Photo)

5kg gold, 3 lakh cash seized from ‘secret chamber’ in Kerala raids: ED

Published on Dec 07, 2022 06:08 PM IST

Besides ED, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Customs department are investigating the gold smuggling case in Kerala

ED said in a statement that the gold and cash was hidden in a secret chamber at the premises linked to the jeweller house in based in Kerala’s Malappuram (Twitter/dir_ed)
ED said in a statement that the gold and cash was hidden in a secret chamber at the premises linked to the jeweller house in based in Kerala’s Malappuram (Twitter/dir_ed)
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