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Nov 22, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Dozens killed in attacks on DR Congo villages, displaced camp, reports AFP
Dozens of people were killed in attacks on villages and a centre for the internally displaced in DR Congo's northeastern Ituri province, news agency AFP quoted a military source as saying on Monday.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source further told AFP that attacks on Sunday night in Djugu territory resulted in "dozens of deaths".
Nov 22, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Bengaluru airport becomes 1st facility in South Asia to commission Rosenbauer firefighting equipment, reports PTI
Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has commissioned a state-of-the-art firefighting system Rosenbauer Tactical Simulator, making it the first facility in South Asia to have this high-tech equipment, news agency PTI quoted BIAL as saying on Monday.
Nov 22, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Air India board members may resign soon
With Tatas taking over Air India from January 2022, the board members of the airline have been asked to resign, people familiar with the development said on Monday. Air India board of directors were asked to resign in their meeting that took place last week.
Nov 22, 2021 06:45 PM IST
Pak PM allows humanitarian aid for Afghanistan sent by India to pass though nation
Pakistan PM Imran Khan announces Pakistan will allow the 50,000 MT of wheat India has offered to provide Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance to go through Pakistan as soon as modalities are finalized with the Indian side
Nov 22, 2021 06:14 PM IST
TMC youth wing leader Saayoni Ghosh granted bail by Tripura Court
TMC youth wing leader Saayoni Ghosh, who allegedly disturbed CM Biplab Deb's public meeting, granted bail by Tripura court.
Nov 22, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Congress announces candidates for elections to Maharashtra Legislative Council
The Congress on Monday fielded Satej alias Bunty D Patil and Gaurav Devendralal Wani for the biennial elections to Maharashtra Legislative Council from local authorities' constituencies, reports ANI.
Nov 22, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Shah seeks report from Tripura CM on police brutality allegedly faced by TMC workers
Union home minister Amit Shah has sought report from Tripura chief minister Biplab Dev on police brutality allegedly faced by TMC workers.
Nov 22, 2021 04:23 PM IST
Patalpani railway station in Indore to be renamed as Tantya Mama railway station
Patalpani railway station in Indore to be renamed as Tantya Mama railway station, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces.
Nov 22, 2021 04:16 PM IST
TMC MPs reach Amit Shah's residence against alleged police brutality
A delegation of TMC MPs has reached the residence of Union home minister Amit Shah to meet him over the alleged police brutality in Tripura.
Nov 22, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Harish Rawat-Trivendra Singh Rawat meeting sparks fresh speculations in Uttarakhand
BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat and Congress' Harish Rawat met on Monday, people familiar with the development said. Even as both the leaders termed it a courtesy meeting to enquire about each other's health, the political analysts termed it a "display of power politics" especially by Trivendra Singh.
Nov 22, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Bombay HC grants relief to Rahul Gandhi
Bombay high court directs Metropolitan Magistrate to defer hearing on a defamation complaint filed by a BJP worker beyond December 20, 2021.
Nov 22, 2021 03:34 PM IST
'Will give ₹1000 per month to every adult woman in Punjab'
If we form govt in Punjab in 2022, then we will give every woman of the state, who is above 18 years of age, ₹1000 per month. If a family has 3 female members then each will get ₹1000. This'll be the world's biggest women empowerment program: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM
Nov 22, 2021 02:46 PM IST
Chhattisgarh announces 2% reduction in VAT on diesel, 1% reduction on petrol
The Chhattisgarh government on Monday announced a 2% reduction in VAT on diesel and 1% reduction on petrol. In a statament, the Chhattisgarh CMO said that the government will incur a loss of around ₹1,000 crores.
Nov 22, 2021 02:42 PM IST
Mamata says she will raise matter of alleged police brutality in Tripura with PM Modi during a meet
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she will raise the alleged police brutality against TMC leaders in Tripura during a meeting with PM Modi .
Nov 22, 2021 02:30 PM IST
All-party meet called ahead of Parliament session, reports ANI
An all-party meet has been called ahead of Parliament Winter Session slated for November 28, reports news agency ANI, citing sources.
According to ANI, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may also attend the meet.
Nov 22, 2021 02:06 PM IST
BJP leader in Maharashtra joins Congress in the presence of state Minister Nitin Raut
Dr Ravindra Bhoyar, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and corporator, joined the Congress party in Nagpur in presence of Maharashtra minister Nitin Raut.
Nov 22, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Delhi lifts ban on construction, demolition as air quality improves
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said on Monday that his government has lifted the ban on construction and demolition activities in the city in view of an improvement in air
Nov 22, 2021 12:55 PM IST
SC shields ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh from arrest in 6 FIRs
The Supreme Court on Monday has protected former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh from arrest in 6 First lodged against him in Maharashtra. He has been asked to join the investigation.
Nov 22, 2021 12:31 PM IST
Ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh is in India, lawyer tells SC
Param Bir Singh, the former commissioner of Mumbai Police, is in India and does want to abscond, his lawyer told the Supreme Court on Monday.
Nov 22, 2021 12:02 PM IST
‘Elbow room for 5G rollout’: Bharti Airtel hikes prepaid mobile tariffs from Nov 26
Telecom giant Bharti Airtel on Monday said it will increase rates of its prepaid mobile plans by at least 20 per cent later this week. The company said the move will give Airtel the elbow room to roll out 5G in India. Read more
Nov 22, 2021 11:39 AM IST
Unexpected rainfall in Karnataka led to huge crop loss, says CM Bommai
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Monday that unexpected rainfall in the state has led to huge crop loss. “I've asked for an immediate report on the compensation (of ₹685 crores). ₹130 crores have already been released for previous crop loss,” Bommai told news agency ANI.
Nov 22, 2021 11:03 AM IST
No Covid-19 cases recorded in Andaman and Nicobar Islands for a week
Andaman and Nicobar Islands has not reported a single infection due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for seven consecutive days, and the caseload remains unchanged at 7,646. Previously, the Union Territory recorded four new cases on Novermber 14.
Nov 22, 2021 10:39 AM IST
From today, Western Railway introduces 8 more AC local trains in Mumbai
From Monday, the Western Railway (WR) will introduce eight more air-conditioned local train services in Mumbai, taking the total number to 20. Read more
Nov 22, 2021 10:25 AM IST
Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded the Vir Chakra today
Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet in 2019, will be awarded the Vir Chakra today.
Nov 22, 2021 10:16 AM IST
SP workers perform ‘havan’ to celebrate party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday
Workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP) celebrated party founder and patron Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday on Monday by cutting a cake and performing a 'havan' at the party office in Lucknow.
Nov 22, 2021 09:17 AM IST
India sees decline in daily Covid-19 tally with 8,488 new cases
India's tally on Monday saw a major decline after 8,488 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry's update at 8 am. Read more
Nov 22, 2021 08:17 AM IST
BJP, TMC denied permission to hold rallies in Tripura
The Tripura Police on Monday denied permission to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) told hold rallies and roadshows in Agartala today in view escalating tensions in the city. Read more
Nov 22, 2021 08:08 AM IST
SUV plows into Wisconsin Christmas parade, some deaths reported
A SUV plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, striking more than 20 people including children and causing "some fatalities," the city's police chief said.
Nov 22, 2021 07:56 AM IST
Mizoram reports 212 new Covid-19 cases, 2 more deaths
Mizoram on Monday reported 212 new Covid-19 cases and two more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 131,897 and 479 respectively.
Nov 22, 2021 07:32 AM IST
US trade representative Katherine Tai to begin India visit today
United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai will on Monday visit India for two days and hold discussions with officials on enhancing trade and economic ties between the two countries. This is Tai's first visit to India after she assumed office in March. Read more
Nov 22, 2021 07:07 AM IST
United States: 20 injured in Wisconsin after vehicle plows into Christmas parade
A vehicle plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday, injuring more than 20 people, news agency AFP reported citing police officials.
Nov 22, 2021 07:03 AM IST
Karnataka rains: 24 people dead, 658 houses completely damaged
As many as 24 people have died in Karnataka due to heavy rains while 658 houses have been completely damaged, according to a statement by the chief minister's office (CMO).
Nov 22, 2021 06:21 AM IST
Kejriwal to begin 2-day visit to Punjab, will make big announcements in Moga
Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) national convener Arvind Kejriwal will on Monday begin his two-day visit to Punjab, where assembly elections are due next year. Read more
Nov 22, 2021 06:14 AM IST
Fresh protests against Covid-19 restrictions break out in Europe
A fresh wave of protests broke out in many European cities and in some French overseas territories on Sunday against the Covid-19 restrictions which have been reintroduced to ward off the spread of the virus.
There were fresh demonstrations in Austria, where the government is imposing a new lockdown and vaccine mandate. In Belgium, violence was reported during a protest in the capital city of Brussels which was attended by 35,000 people. On the other hand, protests continued in several Dutch cities for a third consecutive day.