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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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Domestic LPG cylinder costlier from today. Check rates

In the national capital Delhi, a domestic LPG cylinder weighing 14.2 kilograms will now cost 1,053.
File photo for representational purposes. 
File photo for representational purposes. 
Published on Jul 06, 2022 08:56 AM IST
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Will we be hanged or sent to life imprisonment? Udaipur killers ask

  • The savage Amravati and Udaipur killings reveal the level of rising Islamic radicalization in the country by extremist organization across the borders and the Middle-East.
Riyaz Attari and Ghous Mohammed, the duo who killed a tailor in Udaipur for supporting Nupur Sharma over her remarks on the Prophet.
Riyaz Attari and Ghous Mohammed, the duo who killed a tailor in Udaipur for supporting Nupur Sharma over her remarks on the Prophet.
Published on Jul 06, 2022 08:52 AM IST
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Morning brief: Opposition treads lightly for V-P poll nominee

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Congress has made it clear that it wouldn’t field any candidate from the party; the Trinamool Congress has signalled it is “not rushing this time”.(File)
Congress has made it clear that it wouldn’t field any candidate from the party; the Trinamool Congress has signalled it is “not rushing this time”.(File)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 08:40 AM IST
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Emission norms for industrial boilers to be tightened

In Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), industries contribute to 30% of PM 2.5 emissions in winter and 22% in summer
Industrial emissions are one of the major contributors to global warming. (HT PHOTO (Representative))
Industrial emissions are one of the major contributors to global warming. (HT PHOTO (Representative))
Published on Jul 06, 2022 08:22 AM IST
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Monsoon LIVE updates: Heavy rainfall in Odisha for next 4 days, predicts IMD

Monsoon weather LIVE Updates: The IMD has issued a red alert for four Maharashtra districts Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara — forecasting extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places, for the next two days.
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road following monsoon rain, in Mumbai, on July 5, 2022. (PTI)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road following monsoon rain, in Mumbai, on July 5, 2022. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 08:57 AM IST
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‘How ironic that..’: Congress MP's ‘India-Pak’ tweet on Sunak, Javid departure

  • Sunak's and Javid’s resignations in quick succession threatened to push Boris Johnson to the brink in the wake of a string of missteps that have damaged his standing in the party and with the electorate.
Britain's Health Secretary Sajid Javid (L), Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (C) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak.(AFP / File photo)
Britain's Health Secretary Sajid Javid (L), Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (C) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak.(AFP / File photo)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 07:34 AM IST
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India-born Canada MP says Kaali poster painful, ‘forces against India, Hindus..’

India-born Canada MP Chandra Arya said anti-Hindu and anti-India groups in Canada have joined forces resulting in Hinduphobic articles in media and attacks on Hindu temples.
Karnataka-born Canadian parliamentarian said the Goddess Kaali poster is painful. 
Karnataka-born Canadian parliamentarian said the Goddess Kaali poster is painful. 
Published on Jul 06, 2022 07:20 AM IST
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On Kaali poster row, Canada museum expresses ‘deep regret’ for causing offence

The museum said one of 18 short videos from 'Under the Tent' and its accompanying social media post inadvertently caused offence to members of the Hindu community.
Leena Manimekalai, maker of the short film, Kaali. (Leena Manimekalai/Twitter)
Leena Manimekalai, maker of the short film, Kaali. (Leena Manimekalai/Twitter)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 06:20 AM IST
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Mahua Moitra's 'Satyamev…' amid Kaali row; 'What about lookout notice,' asks BJP

BJP's Amit Malviya said while Mamata Banerjee’s TMC is full of ‘Hindu hating bigots’, Mahua Moitra's comment on Goddess Kaali has offended every devotee. 
Suvendu Adhikari asked when the government would issue a lookout notice against Mahua Moitra for her comment against Goddess Kaali. (ANI )
Suvendu Adhikari asked when the government would issue a lookout notice against Mahua Moitra for her comment against Goddess Kaali. (ANI )
Published on Jul 06, 2022 05:57 AM IST
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LIVE | LPG price hiked, domestic cooking gas cylinder to cost 1,053 in Delhi

  • Breaking news LIVE July 6, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.
Check the latest news from India and around the world with Hindustan Times.
Check the latest news from India and around the world with Hindustan Times.
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 08:45 AM IST
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Two Indians shot dead in Myanmar near border: Report

A report published in local Myanmar media outlet Khit thit news agency said that the two were shot dead in Tamu town in north-west Myanmar bordering Manipur.
Two Indians shot dead in Myanmar near border: Report (Representative Image)
Two Indians shot dead in Myanmar near border: Report (Representative Image)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:52 AM IST
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Delhiwale: But it's not raining barsatis

Stealing its name from the Urdu for rain, barsati was a tiny room with a large terrace that went on to spawn a bohemian Delhi civilisation. Holed up high in these airy bubbles, eclectic migrants from small towns came of age in style and sensibility.
Delhiwale: But it's not raining barsatis
Delhiwale: But it's not raining barsatis
Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:44 AM IST
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Close aide of jailed gangster Kala Jatheri arrested: Police

The suspect, Deepak Gulia (31), was allegedly involved in extortion and collecting protection money from industrialists, traders, betting operators, and liquor barons in Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab, and Chandigarh after Jatheri’s arrest last year, said police.
Close aide of jailed gangster Kala Jatheri arrested: Police
Close aide of jailed gangster Kala Jatheri arrested: Police
Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:36 AM IST
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CAG audit flags gaps in govt schemes

The audit reports were tabled by the government in the Delhi assembly on Tuesday.
CAG audit flags gaps in govt schemes(PTI)
CAG audit flags gaps in govt schemes(PTI)
Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:32 AM IST
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4 held for killing boy, burying body in Delhi's Central Ridge

The four men were arrested on July 3, two days after a kidnapping case was registered at the Patel Nagar police station on a complaint given by the boy’s father on July 1.
The four arrested men with the police on Tuesday.
The four arrested men with the police on Tuesday.
Published on Jul 06, 2022 02:27 AM IST
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