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  • Jan 24, 2022 11:44 PM IST

    Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore resigns, reports Reuters

    President of Burkina Faso Roch Kabore has resigned, reports Reuters citing sources.

  • Jan 24, 2022 10:54 PM IST

    At 46,426, fresh Covid-19 cases in Karnataka dip; 32 deaths

    Registering a dip in cases, Karnataka on Monday logged 46,426 new cases of Covid-19, and 32 fatalities, taking the tally to 35,64,108 and the death toll to 38,614. Read more

  • Jan 24, 2022 10:24 PM IST

    Uttarakhand polls: Ex-CM Harish Rawat named Congress candidate from Ramnagar

    The Congress on Monday released its second list of 11 candidates for the upcoming Uttarakhand assembly election. Among notable faces, former chief minister Harish Rawat has been named as the party’s candidate from the Ramnagar seat. Read more

  • Jan 24, 2022 08:57 PM IST

    2 West Bengal BJP leaders suspended from party, reports ANI

    West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Jay Prakash Majumdar and Ritesh Tiwari have been suspended from the party, reports news agency ANI. The party's state leadership had issued show-cause notices to the two leaders on Sunday for "anti-party activities".

  • Jan 24, 2022 08:34 PM IST

    Mumbai reports 1,857 new Covid cases, 11 deaths in last 24 hours

    Mumbai reported 1,857 fresh cases of the Covid-19 disease and 11 related deaths in the last 24 hours. As many as 503 people recuperated from the viral infection in the same time span. 

  • Jan 24, 2022 08:15 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh sees 10,585 Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths; positivity dips to 13%

    The Covid-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh reached 9,04,744 on Monday after the detection of 10,585 new cases, while the toll increased to 10,576 with six patients succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours, an official told news agency PTI. 

    The positivity rate reduced to 13.0 per cent on Monday from 13.4 per cent on Sunday, he pointed out.

  • Jan 24, 2022 06:53 PM IST

    Delhi reports 5,760 new Covid-19 cases, 37.3% dip from yesterday's tally

    Delhi on Monday reported 5,760 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 30 related deaths in the last 24 hours. 

    The tally of active cases in the city stands at 45,140. The positivity rate has gone down to 11.79 per cent. Read more

  • Jan 24, 2022 06:49 PM IST

    Akhilesh Yadav to contest UP Assembly polls from Karhal constituency

    Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls from Karhal constituency.

  • Jan 24, 2022 06:09 PM IST

    Mansukh Mandviya to take stock of pandemic situation in 9 states/ UTs on Jan 25

    Union health minister Mansukh Mandviya will interact with his counterparts in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Ladakh, Uttar Pradesh, and Chandigarh on January 25 to take stock of the Covid-19 pandemic situation, reports news agency ANI.

  • Jan 24, 2022 04:59 PM IST

    Punjab & Haryana HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of Bikram Singh Majithia

    Punjab and Haryana high court on Sunday rejected anticipatory bail plea of Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia in drugs case.

  • Jan 24, 2022 04:27 PM IST

    Julian Assange can take his fight against US extradition to UK Supreme Court

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be able to go to Britain's Supreme Court to challenge a decision allowing him to be extradited to the United States to face 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying law. Read more

  • Jan 24, 2022 03:38 PM IST

    Uttarakhand polls: LPG cylinder prices won't cross 500 if Congress forms govt, promises Bhupesh Baghel

    Chhattisgarh chief minister and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel on Monday promised that if the party forms the government in Uttarakhand in the upcoming Assembly polls, then LPG cylinder prices in the state will not cross 500.

  • Jan 24, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Delhi court slaps sedition against Sharjeel Imam

    A Delhi court on Monday slapped sedition and other charges against Sharjeel Imam for 'inflammatory speeches' during anti-CAA stir.

  • Jan 24, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar tests positive for Covid-19

    Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar took to Twitter on Monday to inform that he has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

  • Jan 24, 2022 01:18 PM IST

    All Delhi metro parking lots to remain shut from Jan 25-26 for R-Day

    All parking lots of Delhi metro stations will remain shut from 6am of January 25 to 2pm of January 26 as part of “security arrangements” for Republic Day, DMRC said in a statement, according to ANI.

  • Jan 24, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    ‘Have enough stock of Covid-related and non-Covid meds’: Kerala health minister as cases rise in state

    Kerala health minister Veena George on Monday said that the southern state have “enough stock of Covid-related and non-Covid medicines,” according to ANI. “We also have adequate staff in hospitals. Only 43% of ICU beds (Covid and non-Covid) are occupied,” she added, pointing out that there is “no need” to worry. Notably, Kerala on Sunday logged 45,449 new Covid cases, up from 45, 136 on Saturday.

  • Jan 24, 2022 12:35 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at a chemical factory in Maharashtra, 4 tenders at spot

    A fire has broken out at a chemical factory in Maharashtra's Kolhapur. As many as four fire tenders are at spot, ANI reported.

  • Jan 24, 2022 12:22 PM IST

    PM interacts with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun interacting with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees. The winners will also be conferred digital certificates year 2022 and 2021 using Blockchain Technology, which will be the first time the technology will be used for such a purpose.

  • Jan 24, 2022 12:11 PM IST

    Kejriwal launches ‘Ek Mauka AAP Ko’ campaign before polls

    Delhi CM and AAP supremo Arvind Kejrwal on Saturday launched party campaign 'Ek Mauka AAP Ko' ahead of Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. He urged people of Delhi to make videos capturing development under his government and appeal to people of other states to support AAP. Kejriwal added that he will have “dinner with 50 Delhiites” whose videos go viral.

  • Jan 24, 2022 11:42 AM IST

    ‘Good to take pride in one’s religion, but not right to have hatred towards other religions': Nawab Malik on Thackeray's BJP remark

    Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Monday said that it's good to “take pride” in one's religion but it's not right to have “hatred” towards other religions, according to ANI. “It is a fact that the parties that made an alliance with BJP, were gradually destroyed by them,” he added in reference to Maharashtra chief minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's ‘wasted 25 years’ with BJP jibe.

  • Jan 24, 2022 10:59 AM IST

    Kejriwal to address press briefing at 12 noon

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal will address a press conference at 12 noon today.

  • Jan 24, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    Actor Dileep reach Crime Branch office in Kerala for questioning in actress assault case

    Actor Dileep has reached the Crime Branch office in Kerala for the second straight day, as directed by the high court for questioning in a case lodged against him and five others for allegedly threatening officials probing the sexual assault of an actress in 2017

  • Jan 24, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    More than 162.73 crore vaccines administered so far: Health ministry

    The Union health ministry said on Monday that more than 162.73 crore doses of the vaccine against Covid-19 have been administered to eligible beneficiaries till now. 

  • Jan 24, 2022 09:10 AM IST

    India records 3,06,064 new Covid infections, active cases up by 73,840

    India's daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) saw a slight reduction on Monday with 3,06,064 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. 

  • Jan 24, 2022 08:10 AM IST

    Uttarakhand extends Covid curbs in state till Jan 31

    All Covid-19 restrictions in Uttarakhand have been extended till January 31. 

  • Jan 24, 2022 06:42 AM IST

    Have not made physical presence of students mandatory in schools in Maharashtra: Aaditya Thackeray

    Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray has said that the state government has not made physical presence of students mandatory in schools, adding parents may send their wards with permission. 

    Thackeray's remarks come as schools in Maharashtra are set to resume from Monday for all classes amid an improvement in the Covid-19 situation. 

  • Jan 24, 2022 06:09 AM IST

    US advises citizens against travel to Russia

    The State Department has urged American citizens to not travel to Russia due to increased threats of Russian military action and the coronavirus disease pandemic. 

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IAS dog-walking row: Anurag Thakur says Delhi govt did nothing, MHA took action

Union sports minister Anurag Thakur referred to the IAS couple of Delhi who made the Delhi government's Thyagraj Stadium close so that they could walk their dog and said, “What could be more shameful and unfortunate than this?”
Union sports minister Anurag Thakur said the Union home ministry made their transfer to distant places to send a strong and clear message. 
Union sports minister Anurag Thakur said the Union home ministry made their transfer to distant places to send a strong and clear message. 
Published on May 28, 2022 02:58 PM IST
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‘No wrongdoing happened in last 8 years’: PM Modi on eve of govt’s anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that no wrongdoing has happened in the last 8 years which would have caused embarrassment for the people of the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a large gathering after inaugurating the Matushri KDP Multispeciality Hospital at Atkot in Rajkot on Saturday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a large gathering after inaugurating the Matushri KDP Multispeciality Hospital at Atkot in Rajkot on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on May 28, 2022 02:58 PM IST
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Watch: Minister runs on treadmill at college event in Pune

  • Later, Thakur, speaking to the media, said he was hoping that such “world-class” sports facilities would come up in other parts of the country too.
Union minister Anurag Thakur runs on a treadmill.(ANI videograb)
Union minister Anurag Thakur runs on a treadmill.(ANI videograb)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:46 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

Bihar girl Seema who hopped to school on one leg gets prosthetic limb 

Awanish Sharan, a 2009-batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre, has shared a picture of Seema on Twitter in which the Class 5 student of Fethpur Middle School is seen wearing the prosthetic leg. Sharan called it the “power of social media”.
Seema Kumari is a student of Class 5 student at Fethpur Middle School
Seema Kumari is a student of Class 5 student at Fethpur Middle School
Updated on May 28, 2022 02:53 PM IST
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Who is Sriya Lenka? The first K-pop star from India

  • As Sriya Lenka successfully completed her training, the Blackswan group announced Thursday that she has been chosen as the fifth member of the group.
Lenka is trained in several dance styles, including Odissi classical form, freestyle, hip-hop and contemporary.(Photo: @drenter_official/Instagram)
Lenka is trained in several dance styles, including Odissi classical form, freestyle, hip-hop and contemporary.(Photo: @drenter_official/Instagram)
Published on May 28, 2022 02:11 PM IST
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Reported by Debabrata Mohanty | Written by HT News Desk

How many people fully vaccinated in India? Health minister gives an update

  • According to the latest government data, India's total vaccination coverage crossed over 193.13 crores as of 7am Saturday.
A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Covid-19 preventive vaccine to a beneficiary, at a vaccination camp in Gurugram. (PTI)
A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Covid-19 preventive vaccine to a beneficiary, at a vaccination camp in Gurugram. (PTI)
Updated on May 28, 2022 02:11 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Uttarakhand CM holds roadshow with Yogi Adityanath, faces must-win bypoll

The Champawat by-poll is scheduled for May 31. Counting of votes will take place June 3.
Uttarakhand CM holds roadshow with Yogi Adityanath (Twitter/@@pushkardhami)
Uttarakhand CM holds roadshow with Yogi Adityanath (Twitter/@@pushkardhami)
Updated on May 28, 2022 02:09 PM IST
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Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Centre to develop framework to curb fake reviews on e-commerce platforms

Online customers rely heavily on the reviews posted on the e-commerce platforms given their inability to physically inspect the product.
Fake reviews on e-commerce platforms mislead consumers into buying online products and services.
Fake reviews on e-commerce platforms mislead consumers into buying online products and services.
Published on May 28, 2022 01:29 PM IST
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P Chidambaram after Aryan Khan gets NCB clean chit: ‘How could he be…’

Former Union minister P Chidambaram asked who will bear the responsibility for the young man's trauma and said in many cases, the arrest comes first and investigation follows which was a "perversion" of the procedure established by law.
Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference. (ANI file)
Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference. (ANI file)
Updated on May 28, 2022 01:22 PM IST
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Aryan Khan said 'no drugs should be…', Arbaaz Merchant to NCB: Report

  • Sanjay Kumar Singh, the NCB's deputy director-general (operations) told PTI the 'basic premise' of the case - that Arbaaz Merchant was carrying drugs for Aryan Khand - was found to be 'fallacious'. 
Aryan Khan outside NCB office in Mumbai. (HT file)(HT_PRINT)
Aryan Khan outside NCB office in Mumbai. (HT file)(HT_PRINT)
Published on May 28, 2022 01:08 PM IST
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Afternoon brief: Karti Chidambaram on CBI questioning in the visa scam case

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Karti Chidambaram (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)(PTI)
Karti Chidambaram (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)(PTI)
Published on May 28, 2022 01:01 PM IST
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Karti Chidambaram on CBI questioning: 'Test match is for 5 days. This is day 3':

Congress leader Karti Chidambaram is being questioned in the “visa for scam” case by the CBI. 
New Delhi: Congress MP Karti Chidambaram, accused of facilitating visas for Chinese nationals by flouting rules, leaves the CBI headquarters, in New Delhi, Thursday. (PTI)
New Delhi: Congress MP Karti Chidambaram, accused of facilitating visas for Chinese nationals by flouting rules, leaves the CBI headquarters, in New Delhi, Thursday. (PTI)
Published on May 28, 2022 12:43 PM IST
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Military abuzz with new CDS rumours, govt prefers deep selection to hurry

  • The Modi government would prefer an able successor to Gen Bipin Rawat from the Indian Army as the next CDS, who is focused on synergizing the three services operationally and push for creation of much required theatre commands.
Post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has remained vacant since the demise General Bipin Rawat in a tragic chopper crash.
Post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has remained vacant since the demise General Bipin Rawat in a tragic chopper crash.
Published on May 28, 2022 12:06 PM IST
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PM Modi on 8 years of governance: 'Followed teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, Patel'

PM Modi in Gujarat: Prime Minister Modi is in Gujarat for a two-day visit. He is set to address several key events. 
PM Modi addressed an event in Gujarat on Saturday. ((tweeted by @BJPGujarat) )
PM Modi addressed an event in Gujarat on Saturday. ((tweeted by @BJPGujarat) )
Published on May 28, 2022 11:43 AM IST
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Minibus falls into Tawi river in Jammu, two killed

The bus driver, who was speeding, lost control of the vehicle while crossing the Tawi bridge.
The bus driver, who was speeding, lost control of the vehicle while crossing the Tawi bridge.(Pic for representation)
The bus driver, who was speeding, lost control of the vehicle while crossing the Tawi bridge.(Pic for representation)
Published on May 28, 2022 11:35 AM IST
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