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  • Nov 21, 2021 11:22 PM IST

    Kerala adoption row: Baby arrives in Kerala, DNA test tomorrow

    A baby who was allegedly given for adoption without the mother's consent arrived in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram late tonight. A DNA test would be conducted tomorrow to confirm real parents. The baby has been entrusted to Child Welfare Council.

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  • Nov 21, 2021 11:06 PM IST

    Russian President Putin gets Covid booster jab

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he had had a third dose of a Covid vaccine, as the country struggles with a fresh wave of the virus. "I had it two hours ago," AFP quoted Putin as saying on state television channel Rossiya 24.

  • Nov 21, 2021 09:41 PM IST

    At least 4 killed, 8 injured in accident on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway

    Four people were killed and 8 others injured in a collision between a van and a container truck on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway in Manor area of Palghar, Maharashtra today: Palghar Police

  • Nov 21, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    Rajasthan government appoints 6 MLAs as advisors to CM Ashok Gehlot, reports ANI

    After Cabinet reshuffle, the Rajasthan government on Sunday appointed six MLAs – Jitendra Singh, Babulal Nagar, Rajkumar Sharma, Sanyam Lodha, Ramkesh Meena, and Danish Abrar –  as advisors to chief minister Ashok Gehlot, reports news agency ANI.

  • Nov 21, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    Shah to lay foundation stone of Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum in Manipur

    Union home minister Amit Shah will lay the foundation stone of Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum in Manipur's Tamenglong district through video conferencing on Monday, news agency PTI reported.

  • Nov 21, 2021 07:18 PM IST

    Over 15 TMC MPs seek meeting with Amit Shah tonight, reports ANI

    A delegation of over 15 Trinamool Congress MPs will reach New Delhi tonight. “They have sought an appointment with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the alleged police brutality in Tripura,” news agency ANI quoted TMC sources as saying.

    The sources added that the MPs will also sit on a dharna from Monday morning in the national capital.

  • Nov 21, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    Tripura Police detains TMC leader Sayani Ghosh

    Tripura Police has detained Bengal TMC leader Sayani Ghosh for questioning after a complaint by a ruling BJP worker that she had disturbed a street corner meeting of Tripura CM Biplab Deb, PTI reported.

  • Nov 21, 2021 06:14 PM IST

    ‘Govt running on agenda of pub, party, peg’: BJP MLA on Maharashtra govt's decision to cut excise duty on imported foreign liquor

    Maharashtra BJP MLA Ashish Shelar said on Sunday that the MVA government in the state is “running on the agenda of pub, party and peg,” according to ANI. His statement comes after the state government decided to cut excise duty on imported foreign liquor by 50 per cent.

  • Nov 21, 2021 05:55 PM IST

    BJP leaders participate in ‘mahapadyatra’ in Andhra against YSRCP govt's tri-capital formula

    BJP leaders participate in 'mahapadyatra' organised by farmers of Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh against the tri-capital formula proposed by the YSRCP government. "Amaravati should be the only capital of the state," BJP national general secretary D Purandeswari told ANI.

  • Nov 21, 2021 05:22 PM IST

    Nigerian drug peddler sent to custody till Nov 25 after drugs' recovery

    Mumbai Crime Branch on Saturday held a Nigerian drug peddler with 5kg of MD drug and 200 grams of cocaine valued at 5.4 crore in the illegal market, from Chembur-Shivadi Road. He was then produced before a court, which sent him to the custody till November 25, ANI reported.

  • Nov 21, 2021 04:53 PM IST

    10-feet long Burmese python rescued from residential area in Bengal

    Forest officials in West Bengal's Siliguri on Sunday rescued a 10-feet long Burmese python from a residential area in Fulbari area, ANI reported.

  • Nov 21, 2021 04:33 PM IST

    Bengal BJP vice president Pratap Banerjee appointed party's in-charge of election management panel for KMC polls

    West Bengal BJP vice president Pratap Banerjee has been appointed as the in-charge of the party's election management committee for Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections, ANI reported.

  • Nov 21, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Former minister Brijendra Singh Ola take oath in Rajasthan cabinet

    Former minister Brijendra Singh Ola, son of Sis Ram Ola, take oath as Rajasthan cabinet ministers.

  • Nov 21, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    Mamta Bhairava, ex minister Vishvendra Singh also take oath as Rajasthan cabinet ministers

    Mamta Bhupesh Bhairava take oath as a minister in Rajasthan cabinet. Former minister Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena, who were removed during political crisis last year, also take oath.

  • Nov 21, 2021 04:17 PM IST

    Four more Congress MLAs take oath as cabinet ministers in Rajasthan

    Congress MLAs Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Ramlal Jat, Mahesh Joshi, and Vishvendra Singh take oath as cabinet ministers in Rajasthan government by Governor Kalraj Mishra, ANI reports.

  • Nov 21, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Hemaram Choudhary takes oath as Rajasthan cabinet minister

    Hemaram Choudhary takes oath as a cabinet minister in the Rajasthan government.

  • Nov 21, 2021 03:47 PM IST

    Contribution to governance of those who couldn't be inducted is no less than those who've been made ministers: Gehlot on cabinet rejig

    Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that the contribution to the governance of the state of those who could not be inducted in the cabinet is “no less than those who have been made ministers today,” according to ANI.

  • Nov 21, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    Cabinet to take up withdrawal of three farm laws for approval on Wednesday

    Cabinet is likely to take up withdrawal of three farm laws for approval on Wednesday. The bills for withdrawal will then be introduced in the upcoming Winter Parliament session, GOI sources revealed to ANI.

  • Nov 21, 2021 02:32 PM IST

    Another meeting of SKM to be held on November 27

    Farmer leader says March to For a decision on further developments, another meeting of SKM will be held on 27th Nov. Decision will be taken on the basis of the situation until then: Farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal at Singhu border

  • Nov 21, 2021 02:20 PM IST

    Farmer leader says march to Parliament on Nov 29 to go ahead as scheduled

    Farmer leader Balbir Singh said on Sunday that the SKM's pre-decided programmes will continue as it is. “Kisan panchayat in Lucknow on November 22, gatherings at all borders on 26, and march to Parliament on 29,” he told ANI.

  • Nov 21, 2021 02:04 PM IST

    Meeting of farmers' union at Singhu border ends

    A meeting of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), which was held at the Singhu border, has concluded, according to news agency ANI. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 01:24 PM IST

    Will begin Tirth Yatra Yojana in U'khand, says Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) national convener Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that if his party forms the government in Uttarakhand, then Tirth Yatra Yojana will begin in the state just like in Delhi. “We'll facilitate free 'darshan' of Lord Ram in Ayodhya. For Muslims, we'll have the provision of visiting Ajmer Sharif and for Sikhs to Kartarpur Sahib. It'll be free,” Kejriwal said. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 12:54 PM IST

    ‘If govt changed in 2014, then..’: NCP neta's advice as farmers mull step ahead

    Maharashtra minority minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Sunday offered a suggestion to protesting farmers even as the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre announced the new farm laws will be repealed. Read more

  • Nov 21, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    Farm laws were forcefully imposed, says Sachin Pilot

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot said on Sunday that the Centre's three farm laws were forcefully imposed on people without any discussion, an agitation went on for a year, adding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to apologise and withdraw them at the end after immense political pressure. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Defence minister Rajnath Singh commissions INS Visakhapatnam

    Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday commissioned the stealth guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam at the naval dockyard in Mumbai.

  • Nov 21, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Police commissionerate system to be implemented in Bhopal, Indore: MP CM Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday that a police ommissionerate system will be implemented in Bhopal and Indore. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    After BJP leaders hint farm laws may be brought back, SP talks about ‘truth'

    The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Sunday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise announcement that the Centre will repeal the three farm laws brought in last year that set off protests by tens of thousands of farmers across several states and at the borders of Delhi. Read more

  • Nov 21, 2021 10:47 AM IST

    U'khand has made up its mind to give opportunity to a new party: AAP

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) national conevener Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that poll-bound Uttarakhand has made up its mind to give opportunity to a new political party. We'll speak to the people. We'll hold a press conference today, Kejriwal, who is on a one-day visit to the state, told reporters. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 10:14 AM IST

    Video shot by activist fresh proof of China's atrocities against Uyghurs

    China, which has faced global provocation over the coronavirus pandemic, the recent standoff with the Philippines in South China and rising tensions with Taiwan, is now making news for the dreadful treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority community at concentration camps in the Xinjiang province. Read more

  • Nov 21, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    Libraries in Hong Kong remove 29 books about Tiananmen massacre

    Libraries in Hong Kong have removed 29 of 149 books about the 1989 Tiananmen massacre. According to the Hong Kong Free Press, the remaining 120 books are immdiately available for borrowing. The move comes as the pro-China authorities in Hong Kong have intensified their crackdown on the pro-democracy movement. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 09:37 AM IST

    Over 1.07 million samples tested for Covid-19 in India in last 24 hours: ICMR

    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Sunday that 1,074,099 samples were tested for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours. With this, the cumulative count has climbed to 631,649,378.

  • Nov 21, 2021 09:32 AM IST

    India reports 10,488 new Covid-19 cases, 313 more deaths

    India on Sunday reported 10,488 new Covid-19 cases and 313 more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 34,510,413 and 465,662 respectively, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard at 8am. 

  • Nov 21, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    Massive fire breaks out in North Tripura

    A massive fire broke out in North Tripura which engulfed around 18 houses at the Hampsapara Bru camp.

  • Nov 21, 2021 07:16 AM IST

    Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category

  • Nov 21, 2021 06:23 AM IST

    Indian Navy to commission INS Visakhapatnam in Mumbai today

    The Indian Navy will on Sunday commission the INS Visakhapatnam, which is the first ship of Project 15B, at the naval dockyard in Mumbai in the presence of defence minister Rajnath Singh as the chief guest at the ceremony. Read more

  • Nov 21, 2021 06:19 AM IST

    Ahead of winter session of Parliament, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi from November 22 -25

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will embark on a three-day visit to the national capital from Monday, days ahead of the winter session of Parliament. Previously, Banerjee visited Delhi in July this year. 

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DRI seizes 3.6k iPhones from Mumbai international airport

In the import documents accompanying these two consignments, the goods were declared as "memory cards".
The declared value of these goods was only <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>80 lakh.
The declared value of these goods was only 80 lakh.
Published on Nov 29, 2021 02:44 AM IST
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SC: Casteism yet to be annihilated even after 75 yrs of independence

The apex court, which delivered its verdict on a batch of pleas in a 1991 Uttar Pradesh honour killing case, in which three persons, including a woman were killed, said it had earlier issued several directions to authorities to take strong measures to prevent honour killings.
Referring to the aspect of witness protection, the bench noted that 12 prosecution witnesses in the case turned hostile.(File photo)
Referring to the aspect of witness protection, the bench noted that 12 prosecution witnesses in the case turned hostile.(File photo)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 02:39 AM IST
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India takes up LAC infra build-up by China’s PLA

During the talks held recently between the two countries, the Indian side expressed concerns over the build-up by the Chinese Army in areas near the Eastern Ladakh sector, officials familiar with the matter said.
The officials said the military infrastructure upgrade has been very significant as the Chinese are widening highways, and new airstrips are being constructed.(AFP)
The officials said the military infrastructure upgrade has been very significant as the Chinese are widening highways, and new airstrips are being constructed.(AFP)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 02:33 AM IST
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Maharashtra: Man tests positive for Covid-19 after returning from South Africa

It is not confirmed whether the patient was carrying the Omicron variant of coronavirus, which was identified as the variant of concern by the WHO, the official said.
The man had travelled from Cape Town to Dombivali on November 24.(HT Photo)
The man had travelled from Cape Town to Dombivali on November 24.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2021 02:16 AM IST
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PTI | , Thane

Man posing as defence officer dupes Pune women on matrimonial platform; arrested

The incident came to light when a girl approached the police and said that a man of Patil’s description had pretended to marry her, established physical relations and then blocked her number claiming frontline duty
A man absconding from the armed forces since 2018 used to pose as an army officer and dupe women whom he met through matrimonial platforms. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
A man absconding from the armed forces since 2018 used to pose as an army officer and dupe women whom he met through matrimonial platforms. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:37 AM IST
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Bommai reiterates planned development of Bengaluru

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai Bommai said the government was “keen” to come out with a clear agenda for the planned development of India’s IT capital which is known globally as a technology hub as well as its civic challenges.
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said the government was “keen” to come out with a clear agenda for the planned development of India’s IT capital (Agencies file)
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said the government was “keen” to come out with a clear agenda for the planned development of India’s IT capital (Agencies file)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:30 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru

Karnataka reimposes curbs on educational institutions amid Covid spike

The Basvaraj Bommai-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government said that after the recent clusters of Covid-19 in Mysuru, Bengaluru and Dharwad, certain restrictions are being imposed.
The order came at a time when the Bommai government was relaxing restrictions in schools and other places after almost 18 months of Covid pandemic-induced lockdowns. (Agencies)
The order came at a time when the Bommai government was relaxing restrictions in schools and other places after almost 18 months of Covid pandemic-induced lockdowns. (Agencies)
Updated on Nov 29, 2021 12:29 AM IST
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BySharan Poovanna, Bengaluru

KS Eshwarappa backs Murugesh Nirani for Karnataka chief minister’s post

KS Eshwarappa is also an aspirant for the post of chief minister and was one of the many who expressed their displeasure at the possibility that incumbent Basavaraj Bommai will be the face of the 2023 state assembly election
KS Eshwarappa backed his cabinet colleague Murugesh Nirani for the top post in the government in a rare moment of camaraderie in a deeply divided outfit.
KS Eshwarappa backed his cabinet colleague Murugesh Nirani for the top post in the government in a rare moment of camaraderie in a deeply divided outfit.
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:28 AM IST
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BySharan Poovanna, Bengaluru

Telangana on alert amid Omicron concerns, airport put on alert

Director of public health Dr G Srinivasa Rao said there was no need for the people to panic over the new variant of Sars-Cov-2, as the government machinery was fully prepared to handle the surge in the Covid-19 infections.
Telangana state health minister T Harish Rao held a high-level meeting at his chambers to review the preparedness for the situation arising out of the new variant. (Agencies file)
Telangana state health minister T Harish Rao held a high-level meeting at his chambers to review the preparedness for the situation arising out of the new variant. (Agencies file)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:27 AM IST
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BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad

Tamil Nadu: Two loco pilots booked after train runs over 3 elephants

On Saturday, the forest department detained the two loco pilots—M T Subair from Kozhikode and M C Akhil from Thrissur.
On Friday night, a speeding train from Mangalore to Chennai, near the A line between Walayar and Ettimadai, hit and killed three elephants—two female and a male. (AFP/Representative use)
On Friday night, a speeding train from Mangalore to Chennai, near the A line between Walayar and Ettimadai, hit and killed three elephants—two female and a male. (AFP/Representative use)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:27 AM IST
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ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

Tamil Nadu minister asks IIT-M to play state song at institute’s functions

In a common ritual, the song, written by scholar Manonmaniam Pillai and set to tune by musician M S Viswanathan, is played at the beginning of all government functions in the state, and the national anthem is played at the end of the function.
IIT-M held its 58th convocation virtually on November 20, in which Olympic medallist P V Sindhu was the chief guest.
IIT-M held its 58th convocation virtually on November 20, in which Olympic medallist P V Sindhu was the chief guest.
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:26 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Chennai

5k teachers, staff in Kerala schools yet to get jabs: Minister

The majority of these un-vaccinated are from the north Kerala districts Malappuram and Kasargod. These teachers haven’t visited schools and conduct online classes, an official said.
Many health activists and teacher’ organisations have asked the Kerala government to create proper awareness about Covid vaccine among the reluctant staff and teachers. (Agencies)
Many health activists and teacher’ organisations have asked the Kerala government to create proper awareness about Covid vaccine among the reluctant staff and teachers. (Agencies)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:26 AM IST
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ByRamesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram

18 dead, 6 hurt in Bengal road accident; PM Modi, Mamata offer condolence

A goods carriage carrying passengers collided head-on with a truck in the Hanskhali area of Bengal’s Nadia district around 2am on Sunday; at least 18 people, including eight women, died and six were injured in the accident, police said
Nadia: A damaged truck following a road accident at Phulbari area in Nadia district, West Bengal, Sunday, Nov 28, 2021. At least 18 people were killed and 5 others injured Saturday night while the matador they were travelling in met with an accident on the way to a crematorium. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_28_2021_000032B) (PTI)
Nadia: A damaged truck following a road accident at Phulbari area in Nadia district, West Bengal, Sunday, Nov 28, 2021. At least 18 people were killed and 5 others injured Saturday night while the matador they were travelling in met with an accident on the way to a crematorium. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_28_2021_000032B) (PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2021 02:25 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Kolkata:

UP teachers’ exam cancelled after paper leak, CM Yogi says will invoke NSA

Of the accused, 23 were arrested after they were found in possession of the exam papers on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday. The officials arrested three people from Shamli and two others from Prayagraj on Sunday.
Moradabad: Candidates wait outside an examintaion centre to appear in Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (UPTET Exam 2021), in Moradabad, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. The examination has been cancelled due to alleged paper leak. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_28_2021_000031A) (PTI)
Moradabad: Candidates wait outside an examintaion centre to appear in Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (UPTET Exam 2021), in Moradabad, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. The examination has been cancelled due to alleged paper leak. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_28_2021_000031A) (PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2021 12:43 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondents, Lucknow/prayagraj/meerut :

Sangh is not a military force, says Bhagwat

“Sangh is not an all-India music school. Martial arts programmes do take place (in it), but Sangh is neither an all India gym nor a martial arts club. Sometimes, the Sangh is described as a paramilitary (force). But Sangh is not a military organisation,” he said.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Sangh is a group with a family atmosphere. (PTI)
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Sangh is a group with a family atmosphere. (PTI)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:04 AM IST
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