Haryana extends Covid-19 curbs to all districts

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  • Jan 13, 2022 10:53 PM IST

    Haryana govt extends Covid-19 restrictions to all districts 

    The Haryana government has extended the Covid-19 restrictions under ‘Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana’ to all districts in the state, reports ANI. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 09:47 PM IST

    Delhi govt suspends routine/elective surgeries in 2 hospitals due to Covid-19

    The Delhi government said that the routine/elective surgeries in the city's Lok Nayak Hospital (LNH) and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (GTB) hospital, have been suspended till further orders due to the Covid-19 situation, reports ANI. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 09:19 PM IST

    Maharashtra logs 46,406 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths

    With 46,406 new Covid-19 cases and 36 fatalities, Maharashtra's total caseload reached 7,081,067 and the death toll climbed to 141,737. No new Omicron infections were reported from the state. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    NEET-UG counseling to commence on January 19

    The NEET-UG counseling will begin from January 19, reports ANI citing Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:50 PM IST

    Delhi sees 28,867 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate at 29.21%

    With 28,867 new Covid-19 cases, Delhi's daily positivity rate stood at 29.21%, a bulletin from the health department showed. The city also saw 31 more deaths on the day and the death toll reached 25,271. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:29 PM IST

    Mumbai sees dip in daily Covid-19 cases; 13,702 new infections, 6 deaths in 24 hours

    Mumbai reported 13,702 new Covid-19 cases and six deaths in the last 24 hours, a significant fall from the 16,420 cases and seven deaths on the previous day. The city's active caseload also declined and was recorded at 95,123. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:23 PM IST

    India Railways announce 5 lakh ex-gratia to those dead after Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailed

    Indian Railways has announced an ex-gratia of 5 lakh for those dead after the Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailed. Also, 1 lakh to be given for those severely injured and 25,000 for those with minor injuries, reports ANI. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:20 PM IST

    Bikaner Express derailed: 2 NDRF teams deployed for rescue operations

    The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said that two teams have been deployed to aid in the rescue operations after the Guwahati-bound Bikaner Express derailed in West Bengal, reports ANI. The teams are expected to reach shortly, says NDRF DG Atul Karwal.

  • Jan 13, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Several steps taken to improve emergency infra: PM Modi tells states

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a meeting with chief ministers, said that close to 1.5 lakh oxygen ICU and high dependency unit beds were being prepared and more than 5,000 ambulances and 950 medical oxygen storage tanks have been adde.

    “Several such steps have been taken to improve such emergency infrastructure and we must continue doing the same,” he said. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 05:46 PM IST

    At least 4 compartments of Guwahati-bound Bikaner Express derailed in Bengal

    At least four compartments of the Guwahati-bound Bikaner Express has derailed at Maynaguri in West Bengal. The train had departed from Patna. More details regarding deaths or injuries awaited.

  • Jan 13, 2022 05:40 PM IST

    PM Modi begins review meeting with states on Covid-19 situation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the chief ministers of states virtually to  review the Covid-19 situation in their respective states, reports ANI. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 04:47 PM IST

    2 dead, 8 injured as jeep falls into valley near Boduvalasa Ghat Road in Vishakapatnam

    Two people were killed and eight others were injured after a jeep fell into a valley near Boduvalasa Ghat Road, Peddavalsa in Visakhapatnam, reports ANI.

  • Jan 13, 2022 03:48 PM IST

    59 more test Omicron positive in Kerala, state tally reaches 480

    Kerala reported 59 more cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant as the state's tally so far reached 480, health minister Veena George said. 

    Of the new cases, 12 were found in Alappuzha, ten in Thrissur, eight in Pathanamthitta, seven in Ernakulam, six cases each in Kollam and Malappuram, five in Kozhikode, two each in Palakkad and Kasargod, and one case in Kannur. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 03:21 PM IST

    NCP to contest UP assembly polls along with SP, talks on for seat sharing

    The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) will contest the upcoming state assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, reports ANI citing NCP leader Nawab Malik.

    “We have decided to contest elections with Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. One seat has been announced and talks are on for other seats. We will support the alliance which is forming in UP,” he said. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    SP chief Akhilesh Yadav welcomes Dharam Singh Saini to party

    Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted a welcome message to Dharam Singh Saini and called him a “warrior of social justice” and said his inclusion has brought more enthusiasm and strength to the party. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 02:46 PM IST

    3rd minister quits UP government, Dharam Singh Saini submits resignation

    The spate of resignations continued for Uttar Pradesh BJP after Dharam Singh Saini, the Ayush minister, has submitted his resignation to the Governor.  The lawmaker from Nakud assembly constituency is the third minister to have quit from his post today. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Hope to conclude FTA negotiations with UK in 1 year: Goyal

    Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal said that India is committed to conclude the negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK in a year's time, reports ANI. 

  • Jan 13, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal exits in huge upset

    India Open 2022: Shuttler Saina Nehwal goes down 17-21, 9-21 to Malvika Bansod in 34 minutes for huge upset.

  • Jan 13, 2022 12:52 PM IST

    Congress postpones Mekedatu padayatra in Karnataka

    Karnataka Congress decides to postpone Mekedatu Padayatra in view of rising daily Covid-19 states, and ban ordered by state govt after being pulled up by the high court.

  • Jan 13, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    Over 30 million vaccinated in 15-18 age group, says health minister

    Over 3 crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine: Mansukh Mandaviya, Union health minister

  • Jan 13, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    ‘Decide your CM candidate’

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asks people of Punjab to decide on chief ministerial face, launches phone number for suggestions.

  • Jan 13, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    Mallikarjun Kharge tests positive for Covid-19

    Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge tests positive for Covid-19.

  • Jan 13, 2022 11:19 AM IST

    UP BJP MLA Mukesh Verma quits party

    Mukesh Verma, a BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh quits party ahead of next month's assembly polls in state. 7th MLA to quit party in three days.

  • Jan 13, 2022 10:44 AM IST

    30 BSF personnel test Covid-19 positive in Uttarakhand

    30 BSF personnel, deployed on election duty in Uttarakhand's Kotdwar assembly constituency, have tested positive for Covid-19 and have been quarantined.

  • Jan 13, 2022 10:06 AM IST

    ‘Slight improvement’ in Lata Mangeshkar's health

    Singer Lata Mangeshkar, who tested Covid-19 positive, is still in the ICU ward but there has been a slight improvement in her health: Dr Pratit Samdani

  • Jan 13, 2022 09:23 AM IST

    India records nearly 250,000 new Covid-19 cases

    As many as 247,417 more people test Covid-19 positive in India, as positivity rate rises to 13.11%.

  • Jan 13, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti

    Greetings to all on Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan and Paush Parva. Highlighting unity in diversity that defines our country, these festivals underline our organic relationship with nature. May the festivals bring prosperity and happiness: President Ram Nath Kovind

  • Jan 13, 2022 08:36 AM IST

    India-China 14th round of talks lasted for 14 hours: Sources

    The 14th round of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China lasted for around 13 hours yesterday at the Chushul-Moldo meeting point, on the Chinese side & ended around 10:30pm: Sources

  • Jan 13, 2022 08:01 AM IST

    265 deaths in Maharashtra Police due to Covid-19

    As many as 265 personnel have lost their lives to Covid-19 so far, with the highest number of deaths being in Mumbai Police at 126. Active cases in force at 2145: Maharashtra Police

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:39 AM IST

    PM Modi to interact with CMs on Covid-19 situation today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the chief ministers of all states today at 4:30 pm via video conferencing on the Covid-19 situation.

  • Jan 13, 2022 07:03 AM IST

    Delhi's AQI in ‘moderate’ category

    Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi is presently at 142 (overall) in the 'moderate' category: SAFAR-India

  • Jan 13, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    US inflation ‘too high’: Fed Reserve vice-chair nominee Brainard

    Inflation in the United States is ‘too high,’ lowering it is a priority: Lael Brainard, member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

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Find fast updates about the latest news as it breaks.
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Updated on Jan 24, 2022 06:42 AM IST
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Niti Aayog plans to set up EV charging infra at railway stations

The policy is under discussion with the ministry of railways, said Amitabh Kant, Niti Aayog’s chief executive officer.
Under the Centre’s FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and EV) scheme, the push is towards adoption of EVs, especially in public and shared transportation, in a big way in the country.(Bloomberg | Representational Image)
Under the Centre’s FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and EV) scheme, the push is towards adoption of EVs, especially in public and shared transportation, in a big way in the country.(Bloomberg | Representational Image)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 04:54 AM IST
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ByRisha Chitlangia, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Ball in Centre’s court: Himanta on border row

“The ball is now in the Centre’s court. We have submitted our recommendations to Union Home Minister Amit Shah,” Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said. 
“Before criticising us, Congress should realise that Meghalaya was carved out of Assam by them,” Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
“Before criticising us, Congress should realise that Meghalaya was carved out of Assam by them,” Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
Published on Jan 24, 2022 04:49 AM IST
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‘Indian boy’ found in China, identity being ascertained, says army

“The Chinese PLA has confirmed that they have an Indian boy on their side. Details, including about his identity, are awaited,” said Lt Col Harsh Wardhan Pande, PRO (defence), Tezpur.
The development came two days after the Indian Army sought assistance from their Chinese counterpart to trace Miram Taron, a 17-year-old native of Zido village in Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing from near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on January 18.(Representational image)
The development came two days after the Indian Army sought assistance from their Chinese counterpart to trace Miram Taron, a 17-year-old native of Zido village in Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing from near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on January 18.(Representational image)
Updated on Jan 24, 2022 05:32 AM IST
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Harmeet Singh Kalka of Akali Dal elected DSGMC president

The elections took place at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi.
Harmeet Singh Kalka has been elected the president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC).(Twitter/@ANI)
Harmeet Singh Kalka has been elected the president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC).(Twitter/@ANI)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 02:49 AM IST
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Archaeologist R Nagaswamy passes away in Chennai

Renowned archaeologist, art historian and Padma Bhushan awardee R Nagaswamy, who was the first director of Tamil Nadu government’s Department of Archaeology died here on Sunday
Renowned archaeologist Ramachandaran Nagaswamy was awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2018 for his outstanding contribution to the field. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)
Renowned archaeologist Ramachandaran Nagaswamy was awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2018 for his outstanding contribution to the field. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 01:30 AM IST
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Tamil Nadu crosses 200,000 active Covid cases

Tamil Nadu’s active Covid cases breached the 200,000 mark on Sunday with detention of 30,580 new cases. Health authorities, however, said the rate of transmission was showing signs of reducing.
Tamil Nadu conducted its 19th mass vaccination camp against Covid on Sunday across 50,000 sites. The state’s active cases breached the 200,000 mark during the day.  (PTI file)
Tamil Nadu conducted its 19th mass vaccination camp against Covid on Sunday across 50,000 sites. The state’s active cases breached the 200,000 mark during the day.  (PTI file)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 01:27 AM IST
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Telangana: Probe ordered after tribal women file molestation, assault complaint

Police in Telangana’s Bhadradri Kothagudem district are investigating a complaint lodged by four tribal women alleging assault on them and molestation attempt on a minor girl by a forest guard on Friday.
Telangana tribal welfare minister Satyavathi Rathod ordered a comprehensive inquiry into the alleged molestation of a minor girl and assault on three other women by the forest guard. (Representational)
Telangana tribal welfare minister Satyavathi Rathod ordered a comprehensive inquiry into the alleged molestation of a minor girl and assault on three other women by the forest guard. (Representational)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 01:24 AM IST
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Over 1,000 rain-battered roads in Chennai to be reconstructed

Coming on the back of a monsoon that averaged 75% excess rainfall and damaged Chennai’s infrastructure, more than 1,000 roads are being reconstructed in the city under careful monitoring of chief minister MK Stalin.
A water pumping machine clears the waterlogged road after incessant rains, in Chennai, in November last year. (ANI file)
A water pumping machine clears the waterlogged road after incessant rains, in Chennai, in November last year. (ANI file)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 01:21 AM IST
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Row after car showroom staff ‘misbehaves’ with farmer

The incident has reportedly happened on Saturday evening when Kempe Gowda, a farmer from Ramanpalya, went to buy a new Bolero Pick-up truck from car-maker, Mahindra.
The salesman said that he would deliver the car in less than half hour if they were able to produce the money. (HT Archives)
The salesman said that he would deliver the car in less than half hour if they were able to produce the money. (HT Archives)
Updated on Jan 24, 2022 01:21 AM IST
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Jarkiholi, Hebbalkar slugfest intensifies

Belagavi The political rivalry between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Gokak, Ramesh Jarkiholi, and the Belagavi rural MLA, Laxmi Hebbalkar, of the Congress continues to take bitter and personal turns, adding to the challenges of both the parties and their prospects in the border district, about 505 kms from Bengaluru
Ramesh Jarkiholi (HT Archives)
Ramesh Jarkiholi (HT Archives)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 01:19 AM IST
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Kerala actress assault case: Crime branch quiz actor Dileep, four others

Actor Dileep will be questioned in connection with the conspiracy to eliminate the police officer who was investigating Dileep’s involvement in a woman actor’s abduction and assault case.
Actor Dileep arrives at the Crime Branch office Kalamassery in Kochi on Sunday in connection with a case registered against him and five others for allegedly threatening officials probing the sexual assault of an actress in 2017. (PTI)
Actor Dileep arrives at the Crime Branch office Kalamassery in Kochi on Sunday in connection with a case registered against him and five others for allegedly threatening officials probing the sexual assault of an actress in 2017. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 24, 2022 03:30 AM IST
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Another BJP legislator presses for expansion of CM Bommai cabinet

The divide within the party had cost it the Hanagal assembly seat in last year’s bypolls and other crucial seats in the December MLC elections.
The statements come at a time when BJP legislators in the state are growing impatient over the cabinet expansion. (HT archives)
The statements come at a time when BJP legislators in the state are growing impatient over the cabinet expansion. (HT archives)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 01:11 AM IST
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Over 100k suffering from Covid-related symptoms in Telangana: Survey

More than 100,000 people in Telangana were found to be suffering from one symptom or the other related to Covid-19, a survey showed.
According to Telangana director of public health G Srinivasa Rao, the health care workers’ teams have found till Saturday night 128,079 people having Covid-related symptoms. (ANI File)
According to Telangana director of public health G Srinivasa Rao, the health care workers’ teams have found till Saturday night 128,079 people having Covid-related symptoms. (ANI File)
Updated on Jan 24, 2022 01:05 AM IST
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Tamil Nadu girl suicide: BJP seeks CBI probe, Madurai Archbishop denies religious conversion

The BJP in Tamil Nadu on Sunday demanded a CBI inquiry into the suicide of a 16-year-old girl in Thanjavur district earlier this month allegedly over harassment and pressure of religious conversion.
An undated video clip had surfaced on the social media in which the Tamil Nadu girl, who died by suicide, said two years ago, her school warden had urged her parents to convert her to Christianity with the promise of sponsoring her education. (HT)
An undated video clip had surfaced on the social media in which the Tamil Nadu girl, who died by suicide, said two years ago, her school warden had urged her parents to convert her to Christianity with the promise of sponsoring her education. (HT)
Updated on Jan 24, 2022 01:04 AM IST
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