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Jun 24, 2022 12:01 AM IST
European Union leaders grant Ukraine ‘candidate’ status for membership
European Union is all set to make Ukraine a member of the 27-nation bloc. The EU on Thursday granted the war-torn country, along with its neighbour Moldova a ‘candidate’ status to the membership.
Jun 23, 2022 08:27 PM IST
Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta is new NIA chief
Former Punjab DGP and 1987-batch IPS officer Dinkar Gupta has been appointed as the new chief of the National Investigative Agency. Gupta will hold the post till March 31, 2024, that is the date of his retirement, or till further orders by the government, whichever takes place earlier.
Jun 23, 2022 07:54 PM IST
Delhi reports 1,934 fresh Covid-19 infections today; Active cases at 5,755; Positivity rate rises to 8.10%
Delhi registered 1934 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the positivity rate to 8.10% and the active case tally to 5,755.
Jun 23, 2022 07:13 PM IST
Mansukh Mandaviya chairs covid meeting, urges for ramping up testing
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a review meeting with the core team of experts, and urged for ramping up testing and accelerating Covid-19 vaccination of eligible populations.
Jun 23, 2022 06:45 PM IST
Lawrence Bishnoi admits being mastermind in Moosewala killing, says Punjab Police
Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi has admitted that he was the mastermind in Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's killing and was planning it since last August, Punjab Police ADGP Pramod Ban said on Thursday.
Jun 23, 2022 06:37 PM IST
Mutual cooperation can help global post-Covid recovery: PM Modi at BRICS summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said members nations of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) grouping had managed to undertake structural changes over the last few years that increased the influence of the institution. Read more
Jun 23, 2022 06:33 PM IST
One dead, seven rescued as fire breaks out at building in Delhi's Rohini
One person has died in a fire that broke out in a shop in Rohini's Budh Vihar. Eight fire tenders have been pressed into service. Total seven persons were rescued.
Jun 23, 2022 06:19 PM IST
Austria to scrap mandatory Covid vaccination
The Austrian government said Thursday it will scrap the country's controversial policy of mandatory vaccination against the coronavirus, just months after it became law, reports AFP.
Jun 23, 2022 05:57 PM IST
Sports apparel giant Nike to permanently leave Russian market
Sports apparel giant Nike to permanently leave Russian market, reports AFP quoting company.
Jun 23, 2022 05:14 PM IST
Meghalaya CM likely to meet Eknath Shinde
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma reaches Guwahati hotel where Shiv Sena rebels are staying. He is likely to meet Eknath Shinde and others.
Jun 23, 2022 04:57 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee hits out at BJP over Maha crisis
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP government of bulldozing democracy, purchasing Maharashtra MLAs. She said that India is being pushed towards a presidential form of government.
Jun 23, 2022 04:54 PM IST
Sangrur bypoll: Bhagwant Mann seeks ECI extension in voting time
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann seeks from ECI extension in voting time by one hour, until 7 pm, for the ongoing Sangrur Parliament bye-poll citing that large section of electorate busy in paddy transplantation. Chief Electoral officer S. karuna Raju, however, says it's prerogative of the ECI, and he so far has no knowledge about the extension".
Jun 23, 2022 04:30 PM IST
Delhi government bans entry of medium and heavy vehicles in Delhi from October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023
Delhi government bans entry of medium and heavy vehicles in Delhi from October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, in view of the possibility of an increase in pollution in the coming winter season.
Jun 23, 2022 03:57 PM IST
Amit Shah meets Droupadi Murmu
Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets NDA's Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu today.
Jun 23, 2022 03:36 PM IST
Sensex ends at 52,266, Nifty at 15,575
Sensex rises 443 points to end day at 52,266; Nifty closes session at 15,575.
Jun 23, 2022 02:45 PM IST
PM Modi meets Droupadi Murmu
PM Modi meets NDA's Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu in Delhi.
Jun 23, 2022 02:27 PM IST
India's foreign secy calls on Sri Lankan president, holds discussions
Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra called on Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, today, and held discussions regarding the current situation in the island nation and India’s ongoing support.
Jun 23, 2022 02:22 PM IST
Shiv Sena MP says 'at least 18 MLAs in Guwahati contacted Sena leaders'
At least 18 MLAs in Guwahati have contacted Shiv Sena leaders in Mumbai and several of those will return soon: Vinayak Raut, Shiv Sena MP.
Jun 23, 2022 01:27 PM IST
Assam reschedules summer vacation in view of flood situation
Secondary Education Department, Government of Assam reschedules the summer vacation in all elementary, secondary, senior secondary and higher secondary schools from 25th June 2022 to 25th July 2022 in view of the flood situation in the state.
Jun 23, 2022 01:07 PM IST
Uttarakhand IAS officer arrested in disproportionate assets case
Uttarakhand IAS officer arrested in disproportionate assets case. Preliminary investigation shows he has disproportionate assets of over 522%
Jun 23, 2022 12:48 PM IST
Rebel Shinde tweets MLA's letter in attack on Uddhav Thackeray
Day after Uddhav Thackeray's address, rebel MLA Eknath Shinde wrote a letter stating that 'legislators waited to meet CM'.
Jun 23, 2022 12:06 PM IST
Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in prison
Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in prison, reportss AFP.
Jun 23, 2022 11:44 AM IST
NCP leaders arrive at Sharad Pawar's residence
Leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) arrive at the residence of party chief Sharad Pawar for a meeting amid the political crisis.
Jun 23, 2022 10:58 AM IST
Voting underway for Sangrur Lok Sabha seat
Voters queue up outside a polling booth in Barnala to cast their votes on Sangrur Lok Sabha seat vacated by AAP's Bhagwant Mann after becoming Punjab CM.
Jun 23, 2022 10:15 AM IST
4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan two days after 1,000 killed in quake
Within two days, another earthquake hit parts of Afghanistan with a magnitude of 4.3 on Thursday morning, reported National Center for Seismology. Read more
Jun 23, 2022 09:20 AM IST
Market opens in green as Sensex begin day at 51,857; Nifty trades at 15,414
Opening bell: Sensex rises by over 35 points to begin day at 51,857; Nifty trades at 15,414.
Jun 23, 2022 08:45 AM IST
India records 13,313 new Covid cases, 38 more deaths
India on Thursday continued a surge in its daily Covid tally after 13,313 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, which pushed the caseload to 4,33,44,958. The toll has climbed to 5,24,941 after 38 more patients succumbed to the virus.
Jun 23, 2022 07:53 AM IST
Voting on for bypolls in 6 states including Delhi
Delhi, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, and Andhra Pradesh - are witnessing polling on Thursday for three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats.
Jun 23, 2022 07:16 AM IST
Russian foreign minister Lavrov arrives in Iran to discuss nuclear talks, bilateral ties
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Iran's capital city Tehran to discuss the Iran nuclear talks and bilateral cooperation.
Jun 23, 2022 06:47 AM IST
Ukraine war: Kyiv on track for EU membership
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has hailed the European Union's (EU's) expected offer of candidate status for his country, adding he spoke to 11 EU leaders on Wednesday and will make more calls on Thursday, news agency Reuters reported.
Jun 23, 2022 06:37 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate new premises of commerce and industry ministry today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday inaugurate, Vanijya Bhawan, the new premises of the ministry of commerce and industry. The inauguration will take place at 10.30 am.
Jun 23, 2022 05:36 AM IST
32 foreign terrorists among 118 killed in in J-K this year: Police
The Jammu and Kashmir Police has said that a total of 118 terrorists have been killed this year including 32 foreign terrorists.
"So far, 118 terrorists including 32 foreign terrorists killed in Kashmir in the current year. Last year in 2021 total of 55 terrorists including 2 foreign terrorists were killed in the same period. Out of 118, 77 terrorists are from Pak sponsored LeT and 26 from JeM outfit," the Kashmir Zone police tweeted.
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