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  • Nov 24, 2021 10:56 PM IST

    Congress leader Mukul Sangma, 11 others join TMC

  • Nov 24, 2021 09:26 PM IST

    KC Venugopal demands more compensation for kin of Covid deceased

    Venugopal says that kin of those who died from Covid should get 3 lakh compensation. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 09:02 PM IST

    Harish Chaudhary sends notice to Preneet Kaur

    The Punjab Congress-in-charge sent a notice to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh's wife Preneet Kaur, alleging anti-party activities. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 07:46 PM IST

    Sputnik light Covid vaccine to be launched in India by December, reports ANI citing RDIF CEO

    Sputnik light Covid vaccine to be launched in India by December, reports ANI citing RDIF CEO

  • Nov 24, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    German coalition parties reach agreement

    Centre-left-led alliance set to form German govt

  • Nov 24, 2021 07:22 PM IST

    Soldiers gun down militant who killed several civilians

    The terrorist, Mehran, was responsible for killing two teachers and other civilians in Srinagar last month. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 07:21 PM IST

    US jobless claims drop

    US govt said that new jobless aid claims dropped below pre-pandemic levels, reports AFP. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    3 terrorists gunned down in J-K

    3 terrorists were gunned down by security personnel in Srinagar's Rambagh

  • Nov 24, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    PM Modi personally monitoring Jewar airport project: Bansal

    Uttar Pradesh govt is spending 4,326 crores on the acquisition of land and rehabilitation and resettlement of people. Prime Minister Modi is personally monitoring the Noida Jewar airport project, civil aviation secretary Rajiv Bansal was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    Kerala adoption row: Court reunites baby with mother

    The court handed over the baby to parents. Activists celebrate with Anupama. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    Pakistan formally informs India will allow shipment of aid to Afghanistan 

    Pak allows humanitarian aid from India to reach Afghanistan

  • Nov 24, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    AAP leader meets Akhilesh

    AAP MP Sanjay Singh met SP president Akhilesh Yadav. Singh told ANI that there was no talk of alliance during today's meeting. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 02:14 PM IST

    Regular international flights to resume by year-end, civil aviation ministry says

    Regular international flights to resume by year-end, civil aviation ministry says

  • Nov 24, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    Schools, colleges to reopen in Delhi from November 29

    Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai announced on Wednesday that all schools and colleges in the national capital will reopen on November 29 as the air quality is improving. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 01:40 PM IST

    Union cabinet approves bill to repeal three farm laws

    The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the bill to repeal the three farm laws, against whom farmers have been protesting since November 2020. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 12:53 PM IST

    Series of 3 earthquakes reported in Himachal's Mandi, Shimla districts

    A series of three earthquakes jolted Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi and Shimla districts on Tuesday night and early on Wednesday. Read more

  • Nov 24, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    Nasa mission to smash spacecraft into asteroid blasts off

    A NASA mission to deliberately smash a spacecraft into an asteroid to see if its course can be altered blasted off Tuesday from California, according to news agency AFP

  • Nov 24, 2021 11:53 AM IST

    Another PFI office bearer arrested in RSS worker's murder in Kerala

    Kerala Police have made a second arrest in connection with the murder of an RSS worker in the Palakkad district on November 15. “Another office-bearer of Popular Front India (PFI) has been arrested,” the Police said on Wednesday. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 11:08 AM IST

    Malegaon blast case: BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya to appear before NIA court today

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sadhvi Pragya, who is an accused in the 2018 Malegaon blast case, will appear before a special NIA trial court in Mumbai on Wednesday. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    'Being neglected for the past few years': BJP leader from Himachal resigns from post of state unit vice-prez

    Senior BJP leader from Himachal Pradesh Kripal Singh Parmar on Wednesday resigned from the post of the state party-unit's vice president, claiming that he was being neglected in the BJP for the past few years. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 09:54 AM IST

    Gautam Gambhir claims he is receiving death threats from ISIS Kashmir

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir said on Wednesday that he has been receiving death threats from the ISIS Kashmir, adding he has approached the Delhi Police.  Read more

  • Nov 24, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    India records 9,283 new Covid-19 cases, 437 more deaths

    India on Wednesday saw an increase in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after 9,283 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 34,535,763, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. Nearly 11,000 patients recovered and 437 died due to the viral disease, taking the total recoveries and death toll to 33,957,698 and 437 respectively. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 09:07 AM IST

    Covid-19: K'taka issues new RT-PCR test norms for people coming from Maharashtra

    The Karnataka government has released fresh guidelines waiving the requirement of carrying RT-PCR test for people who are returning to the state from neighbouring Maharashtra. The new rules, however, will be applicable for a short stay - of just two days. Read more

  • Nov 24, 2021 08:44 AM IST

    Maharashtra's Thane records 68 new Covid-19 cases, 2 more deaths

    Thane district reported 68 new cases and two more deaths due to Covid-19, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 568,615 and 11,576 respectively. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 07:49 AM IST

    ‘Looking forward to early formation of govt in Iraq’: India at UNSC briefing

    The ministry of external affairs (MEA) said on Tuesday that it looks forward to an early formation of the government in Iraq and hoped that the successful completion of the recently held elections will mark the beginning of a new phase towards stability in the Middle Eastern country. Read more

  • Nov 24, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    Delhi's AQI in 'poor' quality today

    According to data shared by SAFAR-India, the national capital's air quality on Wednesday is in the poor category. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 06:54 AM IST

    Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi today

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Wednesday. 

    “I am going to Delhi today as I have an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the day after tomorrow, regarding the BSF issue and other development issues of Bengal,” Banerjee said on Monday. She will stay in Delhi till Thursday. 

  • Nov 24, 2021 06:22 AM IST

    JD(U) to celebrate 15 years of CM Nitish Kumar’s governance in Bihar today

    The ruling Janata Dal (United) in Bihar will on Wednesday hold celebrations at 40 locations in the state to mark chief minister Nitish Kumar’s 15 years of governance. Kumar and the JD(U)’s report card for these past years will be presented on all platforms on the occasion. Read more

  • Nov 24, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Australia lists Hezbollah as terrorist organisation

    The Australian government has listed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation. 

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Don’t let Covid 3rd wave fear ruin holiday plans, follow protocol: Minister

Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy said the central government is watching every recent development and Covid situation in India and abroad. “I strongly believe we can control a third wave through our efforts,” he said, an official statement later on the Press conference said.
Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy said getting completely vaccinated with two doses of vaccines is very crucial for the steady growth of tourism sector. (PIB)
Tourism minister G Kishan Reddy said getting completely vaccinated with two doses of vaccines is very crucial for the steady growth of tourism sector. (PIB)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:35 AM IST
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HT THIS DAY: December 5, 1971 — Counter-offensive is under way; crushing blow dealt on Pak war machine

The Indian Force lost a total of 11 aircraft, six in West Pakistan and five over Bangla Desh. This, according to a Defence Ministry spokesman, is “moderate” considering that the IAF attached heavily defended targets in daylight. No IAF aircraft was lost on the ground
A screengrab of the Hindustan Times on December 5, 1971
A screengrab of the Hindustan Times on December 5, 1971
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:32 AM IST
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Veteran Kannada film actor S Shivaram dies at 83, to get state funeral

S Shivaram was admired for his roles in ‘Naagarahavu’, ‘Nanobba Kalla’, ‘Yajamana’, ‘Apthamitra’ and ‘Hombisilu’
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who mourned S Shivaram’s demise, said the last rites will be performed on Sunday with full state honours. (ANI)
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who mourned S Shivaram’s demise, said the last rites will be performed on Sunday with full state honours. (ANI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:25 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, Bengaluru

Cyclone Jawad to weaken before hitting Puri, but states prepare for heavy rainfall

Extremely heavy rain is expected over Odisha on Saturday, and very heavy rain over West Bengal and Odisha on Sunday
Fishing boats anchored ashore amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri, on Saturday. (PTI)
Fishing boats anchored ashore amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri, on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:17 AM IST
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Rajnath Singh urges MSMEs to invest in defence sector

“We have an estimated 85,000 crore industry of aerospace and defence. The contribution of the private sector in this has increased to 18,000 crore,” Rajnath Singh said in his speech at the MSME conclave.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh with dignitaries during the MSME Conclave in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh with dignitaries during the MSME Conclave in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind hails PAC for ensuring accountability at centenary event

Parliamentary committees, especially the PAC, are crucial to ensure “administrative accountability of the executive towards the legislature,” the President said
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses at the inauguration of the centenary celebrations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, at the Central Hall, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses at the inauguration of the centenary celebrations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, at the Central Hall, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:12 AM IST
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Vaccination mandatory to visit apartments, says Karnataka CM

Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday announced that only those with two coronavirus vaccine doses will be allowed to enter apartment complexes as part of safety protocols following detection of Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the state
The state government has told residential associations to conduct meetings only with people who have taken two doses of the vaccine. (PTI)
The state government has told residential associations to conduct meetings only with people who have taken two doses of the vaccine. (PTI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:12 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru

Konijeti Rosaiah, former CM of undivided Andhra Pradesh, passes away

Former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh and veteran Congress leader Konijeti Rosaiah passed away following a cardiac arrest on Saturday morning.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao meets family of former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, Konijeti Rosaiah, in Hyderabad on Saturday. (ANI)
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao meets family of former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, Konijeti Rosaiah, in Hyderabad on Saturday. (ANI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:10 AM IST
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Authorities test over 100 people who attended conference with infected man

In an attempt to track the source of new Covid variant Omicron in a 46-year-old Bengaluru doctor, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials are conducting contact tracing of medical professionals who attended an international conference here on November 20
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials have been unable to trace the source of the new variant in the patient, who doesn’t have any international travel history. (PTI)
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials have been unable to trace the source of the new variant in the patient, who doesn’t have any international travel history. (PTI)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 12:09 AM IST
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ByArun Dev, Bengaluru

Assam journalist booked under sedition charges over article on lawyer’s arrest

Journalist Anirban Roy Choudhury was booked at Silchar Sadar police station under sections 153 (A) and 124 (A) (sedition), along with other sections of the Indian Penal Code, police said
Journalist Anirban Roy Choudhary on November 28 wrote an article in local news portal Barak Bulletin on the arrest of Pradip Dutta Roy after sedition charges were pressed against the senior advocate. (Representational image)
Journalist Anirban Roy Choudhary on November 28 wrote an article in local news portal Barak Bulletin on the arrest of Pradip Dutta Roy after sedition charges were pressed against the senior advocate. (Representational image)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 01:46 AM IST
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ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Extortion case: Police file charge sheet against Param Bir Singh, Sachin Vaze

The crime branch has pressed charges against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, dismissed assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze and two others in an extortion case.
The crime branch on Saturday pressed charges against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh in an extortion case filed by an hotelier. (HT file photo)
The crime branch on Saturday pressed charges against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh in an extortion case filed by an hotelier. (HT file photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 04:47 AM IST
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ByVijay Kumar Yadav, Hindustan Times, Mumbai

Tripura State Rifles jawan kills 2 seniors, surrenders: Police

According to a police officer, the accused, Sukanta Das (38), a rifleman of the 5th battalion of TSR, gunned down his seniors — Subedar Marka Singh Jamatia and Naib Subedar Kiran Jamatia — as he was “not given relief despite approval of his leave application”
The accused was a rifleman of the 5th battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR). (Representational Image)
The accused was a rifleman of the 5th battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR). (Representational Image)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 11:59 PM IST
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ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Omicron in India: Two infected in Maharashtra, Gujarat; total now 4

The number of infections of the Omicron variant in India grew to four after authorities in Maharashtra and Gujarat confirmed one case each.
Dozens of more people and hundreds of close contacts of the known cases are under surveillance or being sought for testing and isolation across the country.(PTI photo)
Dozens of more people and hundreds of close contacts of the known cases are under surveillance or being sought for testing and isolation across the country.(PTI photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 01:57 AM IST
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BySwapnil Rawal and Darshan Desai

IMD alerts: 12 states to get rainfall till December 6 due to cyclone Jawad

  • According to the latest bulletin by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone has weakened into a deep depression and will move north-northwestwards towards Odisha's Puri, where it will make landfall around Sunday noon.
After making landfall in Odisha's Puri disrict on Sunday noon, cyclone Jawad will move towards West Bengal. (AP Photo/R Parthibhan)
After making landfall in Odisha's Puri disrict on Sunday noon, cyclone Jawad will move towards West Bengal. (AP Photo/R Parthibhan)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 11:57 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UP girl killed after sexual assault, body stuffed in trunk: Police

The body of a six-year-old girl, who went missing from her home on Thursday, was found stuffed inside a trunk in a neighbour’s house in Hapur town of UP, police said.
The owner of the house was arrested after he admitted to sexually assaulting and murdering the girl, UP police said.
The owner of the house was arrested after he admitted to sexually assaulting and murdering the girl, UP police said.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 11:54 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Meerut
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