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  • Jun 27, 2021 11:49 PM IST

    Cop, wife shot dead by suspected terrorists in J&K

    A police officer and his wife were killed and daughter injured after suspected terrorists opened fire at them in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district late on Sunday, police said. Read more

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:25 PM IST

    Chhattisgarh adds 244 new Covid-19 cases, 4 more deaths

    Chhattisgarh's caseload of the Covid-19 climbed to 993,289 after 244 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. As many as four people succumbed to the viral disease and 29 were discharged, taking the death toll and total recoveries to 13,431 and 973,262 respectively.

  • Jun 27, 2021 10:53 PM IST

    Twitter's interim grievance officer steps down just days after appointment

    Dharmendra Chatur, Twitter's Resident Grievance Officer (RGO) for India, has stepped down just days after his appointment, the company said on Sunday. He had been appointed in compliance with the new IT rules.

  • Jun 27, 2021 10:37 PM IST

    Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram starts SputnikV trial run

  • Jun 27, 2021 08:21 PM IST

    Maharashtra records 9,974 cases of Covid-19, 143 deaths

    Maharashtra recorded 9,974 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the tally of cases to 60,36,821. 143 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, the death toll now stands at 1,21,286, as per the state health bulletin.

  • Jun 27, 2021 08:11 PM IST

    Puducherry inducts first woman minister after 41 years.

    Chandira Priyanga became the first woman minister to be inducted in Puducherry in 41 years, reported news agency ANI. "My aim is to educate and inspire youth for jobs. There is no difference between women and men and I will prove it with my work," the newly minted minister said.

  • Jun 27, 2021 06:32 PM IST

    11 people wounded in Afghanistan bomb blast

    11 people including women and children were wounded in a bomb blast that happened in the city of Charikar, Parwan province of Afghanistan, reported TOLO News.

  • Jun 27, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Delhi reports 89 Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

    Delhi reported 89 fresh cases of Covid-19, the total tally of active cases now stands at 1,568. 285 recoveries and 4 deaths were also recorded, the death toll now stands at 24,965.

  • Jun 27, 2021 04:20 PM IST

    Zydus Cadila vaccine trial is nearing completion, to be administered to 12-18 year olds, says Dr NK Arora

    Dr NK Arora, Covid working group chairman, told news agency ANI that the trial for the Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine is near completion and will be administered to 12-18 year olds.

  • Jun 27, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Alert sounded in Pathankot after twin blast at Jammu IAF station

  • Jun 27, 2021 02:31 PM IST

    J&K DGP terms twin blasts at IAF station a 'terror attack'

  • Jun 27, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    Fire sets at least 16 boats ablaze in Hong Kong

    A fire engulfed 16 vessels in a Hong Kong typhoon shelter early Sunday, resulting in at least 10 boats sinking and one person sent to a hospital.

  • Jun 27, 2021 01:20 PM IST

    Bangladesh to impose nationwide lockdown from July 1

    The Bangladesh government has decided to impose a nationwide all-out lockdown from July 1 instead of June 28.

  • Jun 27, 2021 01:02 PM IST

    DIG CRPF arrives at Air Force Station, Jammu

    DIG CRPF arrives at Air Force Station, Jammu

    Two low-intensity explosions were reported early morning today in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station.

  • Jun 27, 2021 12:55 PM IST

    Abu Dhabi Covid app removes vaccine option for visitors

    Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has removed an option for visitors to apply for Covid-19 vaccines from a dedicated mobile app, although a hotline run by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) last week said tourists were eligible.

  • Jun 27, 2021 12:27 PM IST

    Arunachal Pradesh reports 287 new Covid-19 cases, 2 more deaths

    Arunachal reported 287 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally in the northeastern state to 34,767, a senior health official said here on Sunday.

  • Jun 27, 2021 12:17 PM IST

    Odisha logs 3,408 new Covid-19 cases, 39 fresh fatalities

    Odisha's Covid-19 tally surpassed the 9 lakh-mark on Sunday as 3,408 more people tested positive for the infection, while 39 fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 3,887, a health official said.

  • Jun 27, 2021 12:11 PM IST

    All flight operations are normal at Jammu airport

    All flight operations are normal at the airport. Only two flights cancelled today due to operational reasons: Jammu Airport.

  • Jun 27, 2021 12:04 PM IST

    Rajnath Singh, army personnel and veterans chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' slogan at Leh

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, army personnel and veterans chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' slogan at Leh.

  • Jun 27, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Ten cabin cruisers sink in Hong Kong marina fire, no serious casualties

    A fire swept through a marina in Hong Kong in the early hours of Sunday, igniting fuel tanks as it passed along a line of closely moored cabin cruisers, and resulting in at least 10 sinking before firefighters extinguished the blaze.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    PM Modi speaks to people from MP; counsel them to take vaccine

    PM Modi speaks to people from Dulariya village, Betul district, Madhya Pradesh and counseled them to take Covid vaccine, amidst their doubts.

    "I want to tell villagers to get rid of vaccine fear. There are many villages in India that are 100% vaccinated," says PM to the villagers.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:22 AM IST

    'Water conservation is a form of service to nation: PM Modi

    Water conservation is a form of service to nation, says PM Modi.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Every player going to Tokyo has had one’s own share of struggle, says PM Modi

    Every player going to Tokyo has had one’s own share of struggle, and years of toil. They are going not only for themselves but for the country. Friends, there are numerous such names, but in Mann Ki Baat, today I have been able to mention only a few: PM Modi.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    Pravin Satara is going to participate in his first Olympics in Tokyo: PM Modi

    Pravin Jadhav of Satara district in Maharashtra is an outstanding archer. His parents work as labourers and now Jadhav is going to participate in his first Olympics in Tokyo: PM Modi.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:15 AM IST

    PM Modi highlights India's record inoculation on June 21

    On Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi spotlights India's record inoculation on June 21, urges people to shun vaccine hesitancy.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:13 AM IST

    PM Modi interacts with those who stepped up to tackle Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with those who stepped up to tackle Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:10 AM IST

    A team of NIA arrives at Jammu air force station

    A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrives at Air Force Station, Jammu.

  • Jun 27, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    PM Modi pays tribute to athelete Milkha Singh on Mann Ki Baat

    PM Modi pays tribute to Milkha Singh in his radio address Mann Ki Baat. When talking about the Olympics, how can we not remember Milkha Singh Ji. When he was hospitalised, I got a chance to speak to him, I had requested him to motivate the athletes going for Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi.

  • Jun 27, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Ladakh on a 3-day visit

    Rajnath Singh arrives in Ladakh on a 3-day visit.

  • Jun 27, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    Rajnath speaks to Vice Air Chief after blasts, high-level team to reach Jammu Air Force Station

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday informed that Air Marshal Vikram Singh would soon reach Jammu to take stock of the two blasts that took place in the airport earlier in the day.

  • Jun 27, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    New Zealand extends Covid-19 alert level in capital

    New Zealand will extend the Covid-19 alert level in the capital Wellington for two days, as authorities said on Sunday there is still a risk from an Australian tourist who tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting the city last weekend.

  • Jun 27, 2021 09:40 AM IST

    India logs 50,040 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

    India recorded 50,040 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the preceding 24 hours, the Union ministry of health and family welfare informed on Sunday in its daily bulletin. The country's rate recovery rate rises to 96.75%.

  • Jun 27, 2021 09:14 AM IST

    Report showed 'major' damage before Florida condo collapse

    The ground-floor pool deck of the oceanfront condominium building that collapsed near Miami was resting on a concrete slab that had “major structural damage” and needed to be extensively repaired, according to a 2018 engineering report that also uncovered “abundant cracking and spalling” of concrete columns, beams and walls in the parking garage.

  • Jun 27, 2021 08:56 AM IST

    BSP to fight UP, Uttarakhand polls alone, announces Mayawati

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday said that her party will fight state assembly elections alone in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

  • Jun 27, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    Mizoram's Covid-19 case tally rises to 19,324

    Mizoram's Covid-19 case tally rises to 19,324 with 233 new infections reported in the last 24 hours; positivity rate at 6.51%

  • Jun 27, 2021 08:20 AM IST

    PM Modi to inaugurate Zen Garden, Kaizen Academy in Ahmedabad today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad on Sunday at 11:30am.

  • Jun 27, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 538

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 538 to 3,726,710, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday.

  • Jun 27, 2021 07:31 AM IST

    Thailand bans dine-in services in Bangkok to contain Covid wave

    Thailand ordered restaurants in its capital city Bangkok and nearby provinces to suspend dine-in services for a month as authorities tightened curbs to tackle the nation’s deadliest wave of Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Jun 27, 2021 07:17 AM IST

    China reports 14 new Covid-19 cases vs 25 the day before

    China reported 14 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 25 a day earlier, the health authority said.

  • Jun 27, 2021 07:01 AM IST

    Explosion heard inside Jammu airport's technical area

    Explosion heard inside Jammu airport's technical area; forensic team reaches the spot, reports news agency ANI.

  • Jun 27, 2021 06:47 AM IST

    Three dead in shooting incident in Massachusetts, US

    At least three people, including the gunman, were fatally shot in the US state of Massachusetts after a stolen truck crashed into a building, local police said.

  • Jun 27, 2021 06:42 AM IST

    PM Modi to inaugurate Zen Garden, Kaizen Academy in Ahmedabad today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad on Sunday at 11:30am.

  • Jun 27, 2021 06:08 AM IST

    512th birth anniversary of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda: Karnataka CM to release stamp

    On the occasion of the 512th birth anniversary of the founder of Bengaluru, Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, on Sunday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will release a postal stamp of Kempegowda and flag off the construction work of Kempegowda Study Centre which will be built in the Jnanabharati campus of Bengaluru University.

  • Jun 27, 2021 05:47 AM IST

    Season's first eastern Pacific hurricane forms off Mexico

    The first hurricane of the eastern Pacific season formed Saturday and forecasters said it might grow a bit stronger while advancing northwestward off the Mexican coast, potentially causing heavy rainfall on shore.

  • Jun 27, 2021 05:19 AM IST

    Death toll climbs to five, 156 still missing at collapsed Florida building

    The death toll rose to five on Saturday at the site of the Florida building collapse where rescue workers methodically searched for more than 150 missing residents while firefighters made progress in battling a smoldering fire in the mountain of debris.

  • Jun 27, 2021 05:08 AM IST

    Team of specialists sent to south Florida to probe building collapse

    A half-dozen scientists and engineers who specialize in disastrous structure failures are headed to south Florida to collect firsthand information on the cause of the catastrophic Champlain Towers South collapse.

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87% of sitting MLAs are crorepatis, 43% have criminal cases: ADR report

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 12:46 PM IST

In terms of state with the highest percentage of ministers with serious criminal cases, Maharashtra tops the list with 13 (65%) out of 20 ministers, followed by seven (64%) out of 11 ministers from Jharkhand, and 10 (59%) out of 17 ministers from Telangana

A total of 558 ministers out of 567 were analysed across 28 state assemblies and two union territories. The reports are based on affidavits filed by the ministers before contesting their last elections (Representative Photo)
A total of 558 ministers out of 567 were analysed across 28 state assemblies and two union territories. The reports are based on affidavits filed by the ministers before contesting their last elections (Representative Photo)
ByAnish Yande

Union budget 2023: Promotion of tourism in mission mode for job creation, says FM

Published on Feb 01, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Government will set up a unity mall where state where prominent centers will mark tourist spots, monuments and spaces for visitors to boos the sector

She added that states will be encouraged to set up a unity mall in their capital city. (ANI image)
She added that states will be encouraged to set up a unity mall in their capital city. (ANI image)
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

SC seeks info on inadequate SC, ST representation in promotions

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 10:45 AM IST

A bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna, BR Gavai, and BV Nagarathna said it will be open to authorities to undertake the exercise in terms of its judgment in the Jarnail Singh-II case in January 2022

The Supreme Court. (ANI)
The Supreme Court. (ANI)
ByAbraham Thomas

SC seeks report from Centre, states on Food Security, other benefits to migrant labourers

Published on Feb 01, 2023 09:39 AM IST

The SC directed all states to remain present on the next date of hearing on February 20 and said that the directions were passed not to find fault with the government

The Supreme Court of India. (ANI File Photo)
The Supreme Court of India. (ANI File Photo)
ByAbraham Thomas

SC to hear electoral bonds case in March

Published on Feb 01, 2023 09:09 AM IST

A bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and justice PS Narasimha directed the electoral bond matter to be listed in the third week of March

The Supreme Court of India. (PTI File Photo)
The Supreme Court of India. (PTI File Photo)
ByAbraham Thomas

Morning brief: BJP to focus on ‘pro-people’ aspects of Union Budget

Published on Feb 01, 2023 08:59 AM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with defence minister Rajnath Singh and Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Pralhad Joshi in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI/ SansadTV)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with defence minister Rajnath Singh and Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Pralhad Joshi in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI/ SansadTV)

GE-414 military jet engines set to be manufactured in India

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 09:07 AM IST

While the Narendra Modi government is tight-lipped about the entire project, HT learns that the GE-414 engine will be manufactured under terms that include 100% transfer of technology

NSA Ajit Doval (right) with US national security advisor Jake Sullivan at the India House in Washington on Tuesday. (Taranjit Singh Sandhu/ Twitter)
NSA Ajit Doval (right) with US national security advisor Jake Sullivan at the India House in Washington on Tuesday. (Taranjit Singh Sandhu/ Twitter)
By, New Delhi

Sitharaman to present last full Budget of this term of BJP-led govt today

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 08:36 AM IST

The Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on Tuesday indicated the government would adhere to its fiscal deficit target for 2022-23 and continue on the fiscal consolidation path in the Union Budget

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (PTI)
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (PTI)

BJP to focus on ‘pro-people’ aspects of Union Budget

Published on Feb 01, 2023 08:25 AM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday announced that it will send out teams of party workers to apprise the masses about the “pro-people” aspects of the Union budget that will be presented on Wednesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with defence minister Rajnath Singh and Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Pralhad Joshi in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI/ SansadTV)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with defence minister Rajnath Singh and Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Pralhad Joshi in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI/ SansadTV)

India-US agree on joint defence industrial cooperation road map at ICET

Published on Feb 01, 2023 08:13 AM IST

The US administration has also pledged to work towards lifting existing export controls, including by working with the US Congress, to overcome barriers in executing the road map

NSA Ajit Doval (centre) addresses the roundtable on Critical and Emerging Technologies hosted by US-India Business Council in Washington on Tuesday. (India in USA/ Twitter)
NSA Ajit Doval (centre) addresses the roundtable on Critical and Emerging Technologies hosted by US-India Business Council in Washington on Tuesday. (India in USA/ Twitter)

Chhattisgarh CM demands 'new trains', GST dues ahead of Budget 2023

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 07:59 AM IST

CM Bhupesh Baghel said people have demanded for new trains in Jagdalpur and Surguja areas, and demanded that GST and central excise dues for the state to be released at the earliest.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel (HT Photo)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel (HT Photo)

LIVE: Mukesh Ambani overtakes Gautam Adani as the richest Indian in the world

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 12:39 PM IST

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Shanti Bhushan: Indefatigable fighter for justice who took on the establishment

Published on Feb 01, 2023 12:46 AM IST

If the imposition of Emergency in 1973 tested the democratic institutions of the country, especially the judiciary, veteran lawyer Shanti Bhushan was undoubtedly a major force that compelled the then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, to resort to the extreme step following the erosion of her hold on power due to Bhushan’s razor-sharp arguments

Shanti Bhushan passed away on Tuesday. (PTI)
Shanti Bhushan passed away on Tuesday. (PTI)
By, New Delhi

After over 140 years, heritage track of Holkars bids adieu

Published on Feb 01, 2023 12:44 AM IST

The vintage metre gauge railway track between Mhow and Omkareshwar will no longer have trains plying on it, an official said on Tuesday. It will be replaced with a broad gauge line built at a cost of ₹2,400 crore.

The 145-year-old track was built by the British after the reigning Holkar king provided <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 crore loan. (Ratlam Railway Division)
The 145-year-old track was built by the British after the reigning Holkar king provided 1 crore loan. (Ratlam Railway Division)
By, Bhopal

‘Be secular’: SC on plea seeking ban on parties using religious symbols

Updated on Feb 01, 2023 03:27 AM IST

“The petitioner must be secular. You may not join all political parties, but you can select a party of each particular religion on a symbolic basis. An impression may not be given that petition is against a particular community,” a bench of justices MR Shah and BV Nagarathna said.

The Supreme Court was hearing a petition filed by Syed Waseem Rizvi, former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf, who converted to Hindu religion in 2021, and has since been accused in multiple cases of hate speech against Muslims. (ANI)
The Supreme Court was hearing a petition filed by Syed Waseem Rizvi, former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf, who converted to Hindu religion in 2021, and has since been accused in multiple cases of hate speech against Muslims. (ANI)
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