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  • Jan 12, 2022 12:04 AM IST

    PM Modi congratulates Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte on 4th term

  • Jan 12, 2022 12:00 AM IST

    Pune Zilla Parishad launches contest for best Covid-19 management, winner gets 50 lakh grant

    “We've announced a competition among gram panchayats to encourage them to participate in providing best services to curb Covid-19. The top gram panchayat will be awarded a grant of 50 lakh for doing good work in COVID19 management,” said Pune Zilla Parishad CEO Ayush Prasad, speaking to ANI.

  • Jan 11, 2022 10:51 PM IST

    Nitin Gadkari tests Covid-19 positive with mild symptoms

    Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has tested positive for Covid-19 with mild symptoms. He has isolated at home.

    "Following all the necessary protocols, I have isolated myself," he tweets.

  • Jan 11, 2022 10:48 PM IST

    Haryana CM announces 10 lakh to next of kin of workers who died cleaning sewers

    Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced that the next of kin of the workers who died while cleaning sewers will be given financial assistance of 10 lakh, reports ANI.

  • Jan 11, 2022 09:22 PM IST

    Maharashtra's daily Covid tally rises slightly with 34,424 new cases; Omicron count nears 1,300

    Maharashtra sees a mild dip in Covid-19 cases with 34,424 fresh infections. The total caseload from the disease now stands at 6,987,938. 

    The state's Omicron tally has reached 1,281.

  • Jan 11, 2022 08:14 PM IST

    France's new Covid-19 cases to top 3,50,000 first time ever today

    France will see a new anti-record on Tuesday with more than 3,50,000 cases of coronavirus expected to be registered by the end of day, news agency ANI quotes health minister Olivier Veran as saying. 

  • Jan 11, 2022 07:36 PM IST

    Mumbai logs 11,647 fresh Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in 24 hours

    Mumbai has reported 11,647 fresh Covid-19 cases and two related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the active caselaod to 1,00,523.

  • Jan 11, 2022 07:11 PM IST

    SC to hear plea seeking independent inquiry into Haridwar hate speech case

    The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a petition seeking an independent inquiry into the Haridwar 'Dharm Sansad' hate speech case, reports news agency ANI. The matter will be heard by a bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana.

  • Jan 11, 2022 06:16 PM IST

    BCCI gives clearance to Lucknow, Ahmedabad IPL franchises

    BCCI has given formal clearance to Lucknow and Ahmedabad franchises of IPL. Both teams have been given two weeks to finalise their draft picks. IPL auction will be held in Bengaluru on Feb 12 and Feb 13: IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel to ANI

  • Jan 11, 2022 06:01 PM IST

    Centre extends deadline for filing Income Tax Returns till March 15

    The deadline to file Income Tax Returns (ITR) for financial year 2021-22 has been extended till March 15, 2022.

  • Jan 11, 2022 05:28 PM IST

    Delhi's daily Covid-19 tally up again with 21,259 new cases; 23 more die

    Delhi saw a slight rise in daily Covid-19 infections as compared to the previous day after 21,259 new cases were logged in the past 24 hours. 

    As many as 23 people succumbed to the infection.

  • Jan 11, 2022 05:07 PM IST

    Haryana bans strikes by healthcare workers for 6 months

    The Haryana government has banned strikes by healthcare workers for six months by invoking the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), reports ANI citing state health minister Anil Vij.

  • Jan 11, 2022 04:48 PM IST

    13 MLAs are going to join Samajwadi Party: Sharad Pawar

    “13 MLAs are going to join Samajwadi Party,” says Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar after BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya resigns from the party and joins SP.

  • Jan 11, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    People of Punjab will decide who will be the CM: Navjot Sidhu

    Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu said the decision to choose the the chief minister of the state for the upcoming polls lies with the people of the state and not the party's high command. 

  • Jan 11, 2022 03:25 PM IST

    Goa deputy CM Manohar Ajgaonkar tests positive for Covid-19

    Goa deputy chief minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to Manipal Hospital near Panaji.

  • Jan 11, 2022 02:27 PM IST

    Swami Prasad Maurya joins Samajwadi Party after resigning from Yogi cabinet

    Swami Prasad Maurya has joined the Samajwadi Party after resigning from the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh cabinet ahead of the state assembly polls. 

  • Jan 11, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    BJP's Swami Prasad Maurya resigns as minister

    BJP leader Swami Prasad Maurya resigns as UP minister just ahead of assembly elections in state.

  • Jan 11, 2022 01:32 PM IST

    Despite Covid surge, Congress continues ‘padayatra’ in Karnataka

    Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar and former CM Siddaramaiah continue their ‘padayatra’ in Ramanagara despite a surge in daily Covid cases.

  • Jan 11, 2022 01:04 PM IST

    India successfully test-fires BrahMos missile

    India today successfully testfired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Indian Navy destroyer INS Vishakhapatnam off the Western coast. The sea to sea variant of the missile was testfired at the maximum range and hit the target ship with pinpoint accuracy: Sources in Indian Navy

  • Jan 11, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    Special yoga classes for Covid patients: CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi govt to start special yoga classes for Covid patients in home isolation, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Jan 11, 2022 12:12 PM IST

    Only fully vaccinated allowed at Gangasagar mela: Calcutta HC

    Only those with two doses of Covid-19 vaccine and second dose certificate permitted to enter Gangasagar mela; those having negative RT-PCR report from at least 72 hours earlier will be permitted to enter; 2-member committee to monitor adherence to Covid protocols: Calcutta HC

  • Jan 11, 2022 11:12 AM IST

    All private offices in Delhi to be closed: DDMA

    All private offices in Delhi shall be closed, except those which are falling under the exempted category; work from home shall be followed. All restaurants and bars shall be closed, takeaways allowed: DDMA in its revised guidelines

  • Jan 11, 2022 10:39 AM IST

    Puducherry logs 655 new Covid-19 cases, 22 recoveries

    Puducherry reports 655 new Covid-19 cases, 0 death and 22 recoveries, active cases stand at 2355.

  • Jan 11, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    EU parliament president no more

    European Union parliament president David Sassoli has passed away: Spokesperson

  • Jan 11, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    Upper age limit for Odisha state civil services raised

    Odisha cabinet increases upper age limit for state civil services from 32 to 38 years.

  • Jan 11, 2022 09:20 AM IST

    India logs 168,063 new Covid-19 cases, 277 deaths

    India reports 168,063 new Covid-19 cases, 277 deaths and 69,959 recoveries. Total case count rises to 35,875,790.

  • Jan 11, 2022 08:30 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal to address important press conference

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address a press conference on Covid-19 at 12 noon.

  • Jan 11, 2022 07:43 AM IST

    6.4 magnitude quake in Cyprus

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred 137km west of north Nicosia, northern Cyprus at 06:37 hours: National Center for Seismology

  • Jan 11, 2022 07:07 AM IST

    Delhi's AQI in ‘satisfactory’ category

    Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) presently at 93 (overall) in the ' Satisfactory' category: SAFAR-India

  • Jan 11, 2022 06:31 AM IST

    Ballistic missile fired by North Korea: Reports

    North Korea reportedly fires what may be a ballistic missile, the second apparent launch in less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un urged the military to make more military advances.

  • Jan 11, 2022 05:59 AM IST

    Mexico's President contracts Covid for second time

    Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for Covid-19, almost a year after contracting the illness for the first time.

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Maharashtra: Afghan refugee ‘Sufi Baba’ shot dead; one person detained

Nashik police on Wednesday detained one person in connection to the murder of Khwaja Sayyad Chishti (35), an Afghan refugee who was popularly known as ‘Sufi Baba’, officials said
The search for two more suspects is on. (File picture)
The search for two more suspects is on. (File picture)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 12:44 PM IST
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PM Modi wishes Dalai Lama on his 87th birthday

Hollywood star Richard Gere joined Penpa Tsering, the Sikyong or head of the Central Tibetan Administration, cut a birthday cake at a public event in Dharamshala
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. (AP Photo)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. (AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 12:13 PM IST
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Razorpay shared donor data with Delhi Police, says Alt News

Razorpay reiterated transactions on the platform are safe and the company is fully abiding and compliant with necessary laws and regulations
Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair was arrested on June 29 over a 2018 tweet for hurting religious sentiments. (Hindustan Times)
Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair was arrested on June 29 over a 2018 tweet for hurting religious sentiments. (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 12:06 PM IST
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PM wishes Dalai Lama on 87th birthday; Richard Gere joins celebrations | Watch

  • Each year, July 6 is celebrated as the "incarnation day" of the 14th Dalai Lama by followers all over the world. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the festivities for the incarnation day were muted for the last 2 years.
Screengrab from image shared by news agency ANI.
Screengrab from image shared by news agency ANI.
Published on Jul 06, 2022 11:57 AM IST
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Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Cooking gas prices up by 50 per cylinder, commercial LPG rate slashed

The price of domestic LPG -- used by over 305 million households for cooking -- on Wednesday increased from 1,003 per 14.2 kg cylinder in Delhi
 (HT PHOTO)
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Updated on Jul 06, 2022 11:49 AM IST
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ByRajeev Jayaswal

Row over Tamil Nadu bifurcation escalates, state BJP claims ‘they have power’

The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam condemned BJP leader Nainar Nagendran’s statements and claimed that the BJP is drunk on power
Tamil Nadu BJP leader Nainar Nagendran. (Twitter Photo)
Tamil Nadu BJP leader Nainar Nagendran. (Twitter Photo)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 11:28 AM IST
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VIDEO | Flash floods, cloudburst in Himachal's Kullu, 4 feared dead: 5 points

In Kullu, 30 workers stuck at the site of a power project following heavy rain and flooding were rescued, according to state disaster management authority director Sudesh Mokta.
At least five cattle were washed away in flash floods in the Manikaran valley. (ANI screengrab)
At least five cattle were washed away in flash floods in the Manikaran valley. (ANI screengrab)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 12:35 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

Teenager killed, 2 injured following landslide near Shimla

Deputy police superintendent Kamal Thakur said the three were inside a tent when the boulders fell on them in Shimla
The region has been experiencing heavy rainfall. (HT)
The region has been experiencing heavy rainfall. (HT)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 11:18 AM IST
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Lt Gen Subramanian appointed as Force Commander of UN Mission in South Sudan

India is the second-highest military troop-contributing country to UN Mission in South Sudan with 2,385 Indian peacekeepers serving with the mission, second only to Rwanda.
Lt Gen Mohan Subramanian.
Lt Gen Mohan Subramanian.
Published on Jul 06, 2022 11:16 AM IST
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Mahua Moitra unfollows TMC on Twitter amid Goddess Kaali row

As Mahua Moitra said Goddess Kaali, to her, is a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess, the Trinamool Congress condemned the comment and said it was not endorsed by the party. 
Mahua Moitra found herself at the centre of a fresh controversy as her party condemned her statement of Goddess Kaali. (PTI)
Mahua Moitra found herself at the centre of a fresh controversy as her party condemned her statement of Goddess Kaali. (PTI)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:58 AM IST
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India sees 23% jump in daily Covid tally with 16,159 cases; 28 new deaths added

Covid cases in India July 6, 2022: The active cases have climbed to 1,15,212 and constitute 0.26% of the total cases (4,35,47,809). The daily Covid positivity rate is at 3.56% while the weekly rate is at 3.84%, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), over 4.54 lakh samples were tested for Covid in the last 24 hours. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), over 4.54 lakh samples were tested for Covid in the last 24 hours. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 10:48 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Mumbai rain updates: Local train ops under Central Railway delayed | Top points

Mumbai rain LIVE Updates: Parts of Maharashtra and its capital city are witnessing heavy showers for yet another day on Wednesday.
Mumbai, India - July 05, 2022: Vehicles wade through waterlogged road due to incessant rain since morning at Kurla, in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, July 05, 2022. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times) 
Mumbai, India - July 05, 2022: Vehicles wade through waterlogged road due to incessant rain since morning at Kurla, in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, July 05, 2022. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times) 
Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:43 AM IST
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PM Modi dials Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi, wishes speedy recovery to RJD chief

  • “The PM spoke to Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday and enquired about the health of the RJD supremo. The PM wished speedy recovery to the RJD chief,” RJD spokesperson said.
Lalu Yadav fell down the stairs of his house at 10 Circular Road in Patna on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Lalu Yadav fell down the stairs of his house at 10 Circular Road in Patna on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:20 AM IST
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On Dawood Ibrahim's issue, Uddhav govt was indecisive, alleges Eknath Shinde

The Maha Vikas Aghadi government could not take decision on any Hindutva issue, on the issue of Dawood Ibrahim and Mumbai riots, Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde alleged. 
Eknath Shinde said in their rebellion against the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, they did nothing wrong. (ANI)
Eknath Shinde said in their rebellion against the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, they did nothing wrong. (ANI)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:16 AM IST
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Ajmer man arrested for announcing reward for beheading Nupur Sharma

Additional police superintendent Vikas Sangwan said Salman Chishti was arrested late Tuesday night as he returned home after absconding for two days
Police said the arrested accused is a history sheeter and alcoholic. (HT PHOTO)
Police said the arrested accused is a history sheeter and alcoholic. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:09 AM IST
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