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    Fire erupts at toy manufacturing factory in Thane

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  • Nov 07, 2021 11:20 PM IST

    12 killed in bus accident in Nepal

    A passenger bus skidded off the road in Western Nepal on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and wounding nearly 20, a senior police official told PTI. According to the preliminary investigation conducted by the police, the accident took place due to high speed.

  • Nov 07, 2021 11:03 PM IST

    Maharashtra to allocate funds for fire audits of district hospitals: Rajesh Tope

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  • Nov 07, 2021 10:47 PM IST

    Over 70 million Covid vaccine doses administered in Bihar so far

    Bihar on Sunday reached another milestone in its Covid-19 vaccination drive when the number of doses administered crossed seven-crore mark in its target population of 72.2 million, state’s health minister Mangal Pandey said. Read more

  • Nov 07, 2021 09:48 PM IST

    After Goa CM's jibe, Arvind Kejriwal accuses him of copying AAP's poll promises

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP)'s national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant of copying the AAP's promises in Goa, which will go into elections next year. Read more

  • Nov 07, 2021 09:10 PM IST

    Shooting of Indian fisherman by Pak Navy under probe, says Centre

  • Nov 07, 2021 08:51 PM IST

    Cop shot dead by terrorists in J-K's Srinagar

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  • Nov 07, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh adds 7 new Covid-19 cases, tally nearing 793,000

    Madhya Pradesh's Covid-19 caseload surged to 792,907 on Sunday after seven new cases were reported. No deaths were reported and the toll remain unchanged at 10,524. The total recoveries, meanwhile, have climbed to 782,283 with 13 patients discharged on Sunday. 

  • Nov 07, 2021 07:39 PM IST

    Gurugram Namaz row: Religious events should be held inside places of worship, says Vij

    Days after attempts were made to disrupt Friday Namaz in Haryana's Gurugram on October 29, state home minister Anil Vij said on Sunday that people should hold their religious events inside the respective places of worship. Read more

  • Nov 07, 2021 07:34 PM IST

    NIA conducts searches at 2 locations in J'khand's Latehar district

  • Nov 07, 2021 06:11 PM IST

    From November 8, Afghanistan to begin nationwide polio vaccination campaign

    A four day-nationwide door-to-door polio inoculation vaccination campaign will begin in Afghanistan from Monday, to inoculate children below the age of five, the Taliban ruled-government said on Sunday. The vaccination campaign in the war-ravaged country was announced by the United Nations in October. Read more

  • Nov 07, 2021 05:51 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh reports 320 new Covid-19 cases, 5 more deaths

    Andhra Pradesh on Sunday recorded 320 new cases of the coronavirus disease, which pushed the caseload to 2,068,241, according to the state health department's bulletin. Five more patients died while 425 recovered from the viral disease on Sunday. With this, the cumulative count of deaths and recoveries has climbed to 14,397 and 2,050,386 respectively. 

  • Nov 07, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    Tripura violence: Cong, CPI(M) condemn police action against lawyers, others

    Opposition parties on Sunday condemned the Tripura Police for acting against 102 people over their social media posts on alleged communal violence in the state. These people, which included journalists, rights activists, have been booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) along with criminal conspiracy and forgery charges. Read more

  • Nov 07, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Zika virus cases in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city mount to 89

    Ten more people tested positive for the Zika virus in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Sunday. With this, the tally in Kanpur has climbed to 89. 

  • Nov 07, 2021 03:53 PM IST

    BJP to contest on all seats in upcoming Punjab polls

    Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma said on Sunday that the party will contest on all seats in the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

  • Nov 07, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    Fisherman shot dead by Pak Navy at Gujarat coast

    A fisherman from Palgarh, working on a Diu-based trawler at the Gujarat coast was killed by the Pakistani Navy on Saturday noon, while the captain of the trawler was injured. 

  • Nov 07, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu CM announces 2-day rain holiday for schools in Chennai, 3 other districts

    Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Sunday announced a two-day rain holiday for schools in Chennai and adjoining districts of Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur and Chengalpattu.

  • Nov 07, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    'Delhi will again suffocate if stubble burning doesn't reduce': Gopal Rai

    Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai warned that the national capital will again suffocate if stubble burning does not come down. Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Rai cited official data from November 1 till November 6, which revealed that whenever stubble burning increased in neighbouring states such as Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, the level of pollution also went up in Delhi. Read more

  • Nov 07, 2021 02:18 PM IST

    From Nov 10, MP to hold Covid-19 vaccination drive every Wednesday

    From November 10, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Madhya Pradesh will hold a special mega vaccination drive every Wednesday  in order to achieve 100% vaccination by the end of this year, an official told news agency PTI on Sunday. 

  • Nov 07, 2021 01:55 PM IST

    Setting smoke tower ‘colossal’ waste of public money, says Medanta doctor

    Installing a smoke tower is a colossal waste of public money and a grave mistake. The answer lies in preventing the air from getting polluted. Pollution has killed more people than Covid-19 has: Dr Arvind Kumar, chairman, Institute of Chest Surgery, Medanta

  • Nov 07, 2021 01:21 PM IST

    Iran's Covid-19 tally nears 6 million

    With 6803 fresh Covid-19 infections, Iran's Covid-19 tally rises to 5,980,260. Toll mounts to 127,173 with 120 fresh fatalities.

  • Nov 07, 2021 12:39 PM IST

    Anil Deshmukh in ED custody till November

    Bombay high court remands former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh to Enforcement Directorate custody till November 12.

  • Nov 07, 2021 12:11 PM IST

    Toxic foam surfaces on Yamuna in Delhi

    Toxic foam surfaces on Yamuna river in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj.

  • Nov 07, 2021 11:37 AM IST

    Australia's Sydney to further ease Covid-19 relaxations

    Australia's largest city of Sydney will further ease social distancing curbs on Monday, with removal of limits on house guests or outdoor gatherings, among other measures.

  • Nov 07, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    PM Modi at BJP's national executive meeting in Delhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Delhi's NDMC Convention Centre to attend BJP's national executive meeting.

  • Nov 07, 2021 10:33 AM IST

    BJP's Mohit Kamboj ‘mastermind’ of Aryan Khan case: Nawab Malik

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  • Nov 07, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    2 dead, 1 injured in accident in Maharashtra's Thane

    Driver and cleaner killed on spot as vehicle carrying chickens meets with an accident in Maharashtra's Thane. One other person injured as well.

  • Nov 07, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    India sees 10,853 fresh Covid-19 infections and 526 deaths

    India logs 10,853 new Covid-19 cases and 12,432 recoveries, while daily toll rises to 526. Tally mounts to 34,355,536 including 33,749,900 recoveries, 460,791 deaths and 144,485 active cases.

  • Nov 07, 2021 09:02 AM IST

    Lahore HC acquits 6 JuD leaders

    Lahore high court acquits six Jamaat-ud-Dawa leaders in connection with a terror financing case, reports Pakistani media.

  • Nov 07, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    Overall air quality ‘very poor’ in UP's Kanpur, Moradabad

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  • Nov 07, 2021 07:57 AM IST

    Iraq PM escapes unhurt in ‘assassination’ attempt

    Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi escapes unhurt after a drone laden with explosives targets his residence in Baghdad. Iraqi military calls it ‘assassination attempt.’

  • Nov 07, 2021 07:21 AM IST

    Over 25 vehicles gutted as fire breaks out in Gujarat's Kheda

    More than 25 vehicles, including bikes, autorickshaws and cars, gutted as fire breaks out on the premises of Kheda Town Police Station in Kheda district in Gujarat.

  • Nov 07, 2021 06:46 AM IST

    Over 3500 new Covid-19 cases in Mexico

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  • Nov 07, 2021 06:18 AM IST

    Delhi's overall air quality remains ‘severe’

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Heavy rain in parts of Telangana, moderate rain forecast for next 4 days

Published on Sep 30, 2022 07:16 PM IST

Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places in Khammam, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthi, Narayanpet, and Jogulamba Gadwal districts later in the day, the IMD said.

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers are likely to occur at most places over Telangana in the next four days. (Representative image)
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers are likely to occur at most places over Telangana in the next four days. (Representative image)
PTI |

NIA judge acquits Zakir Naik staffer accused of radicalising youth to join IS

Updated on Sep 30, 2022 06:16 PM IST

Arshi Qureshi was a staffer at Islamic Research Foundation set up by Zakir Naik - the IRF was later in November 2016 banned under the anti-terror law - and accused of radicalising young people who joined IS

The Mumbai Police arrested Arshi Qureshi and Rizwan Khan for radicalisation of youths in August 2016. (HT File Photo)
The Mumbai Police arrested Arshi Qureshi and Rizwan Khan for radicalisation of youths in August 2016. (HT File Photo)

HT This Day: October 3, 1955 -- Nehru inaugurates railway coach factory

Published on Sep 30, 2022 06:04 PM IST

The Perambur Integral Coach Factory went into production today when Mr Nehru performed its inaugural ceremony in the assembly shop in the presence of a large gathering.

HT This Day: October 3, 1955 -- Nehru inaugurates railway coach factory
HT This Day: October 3, 1955 -- Nehru inaugurates railway coach factory
By, Madras

Shashi Tharoor’s blunder on manifesto — a distorted India map

Published on Sep 30, 2022 06:03 PM IST

The map shown in the Congress president election manifesto evoked sharp reactions on social media, Tharoor's office made the correction. A functionary from his office said the distorted map was a "printing error".

Shashi Tharoor addresses a press conference after filing his nomination papers for the post of Congress President, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. (PTI)
Shashi Tharoor addresses a press conference after filing his nomination papers for the post of Congress President, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. (PTI)
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Presidential polls is 'sideshow, main focus is...', says senior Congress leader

Updated on Sep 30, 2022 06:25 PM IST

At a press conference in Karnataka on Friday, Congress MP Jairam Ramesh said that the greatest contribution of the grand old party to Indian politics has been “consensus” and when that is not possible, an election is held.

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh at a press conference in Karnataka on Friday, September 30, 2022. (Screengrab of video/Congress Twitter)
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh at a press conference in Karnataka on Friday, September 30, 2022. (Screengrab of video/Congress Twitter)
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

Watch | PM Modi's convoy stops to allow an ambulance to pass

Published on Sep 30, 2022 05:39 PM IST

Prime minister Narendra Modi was travelling from Ahmedabad to Gandhinagar in Gujarat.

En route two of the vehicles in the prime minister's convoy could be observed slowing down and moving to the left hand side of the road.(ANI)
En route two of the vehicles in the prime minister's convoy could be observed slowing down and moving to the left hand side of the road.(ANI)
Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Evening brief: India to support Indonesia at G20 Summit, and all the latest news

Published on Sep 30, 2022 05:05 PM IST

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

Amitabh Kant reaffirmed India’s commitment and active support to Indonesian presidency’s efforts to finalise meaningful outcomes for the forthcoming G20 Bali Summit in November 2022. (Sanjeev Verma)
Amitabh Kant reaffirmed India’s commitment and active support to Indonesian presidency’s efforts to finalise meaningful outcomes for the forthcoming G20 Bali Summit in November 2022. (Sanjeev Verma)

Delhi court grants bail to Sharjeel Imam in inflammatory speech case

Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:57 PM IST

Additional sessions judge Anuj Agrawal said Imam has been in custody for over 31 months since his arrest in February 2020 while granting him bail

Sharjeel Imam. (HT PHOTO)
Sharjeel Imam. (HT PHOTO)

Kharge, Tharoor or Tripathi, who's Congress's official candidate? Mistry's reply

Updated on Sep 30, 2022 05:28 PM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge, Shashi Tharoor and K N Tripathi are three men in the Congress presidential race for which nominations end on Friday with the veteran Kharge from Karnataka emerging a clear favourite.

Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor.
Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor.
ByAniruddha Dhar

Stop screening of ‘Semkhor’ film, Dimasa groups ask President Murmu

Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:44 PM IST

The 2021 film is the first Dimasa language film and was awarded the Rajat Kamal at the 68th National Film Awards. Aimee Baruah, who is also the co producer and lead actor of ‘Semkhor’ won the Special Jury Mention award

Dimasa groups said the film misrepresented the tradition of the community and portrays the practice of female infanticide in Dimasa society which is completely wrong and false. (Facebook/kolbesh.nunisa.58)
Dimasa groups said the film misrepresented the tradition of the community and portrays the practice of female infanticide in Dimasa society which is completely wrong and false. (Facebook/kolbesh.nunisa.58)

Congress presidential poll: Tharoor says Kharge stands for status quo

Updated on Sep 30, 2022 04:28 PM IST

Kharge, the leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha, is widely considered to be the choice of the Gandhis

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor filing his nomination. (PTI)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor filing his nomination. (PTI)
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

'So-called aam aadmi': Cong leader's swipe at Bhagwant Mann over 42-car convoy

Updated on Sep 30, 2022 05:30 PM IST

The RTI reply was provided by the state's transport commissioner and covered the period from March 2007 to September.

Congress leader and leader of opposition (LOP) in Punjab Partap Singh Bajwa. (HT File)
Congress leader and leader of opposition (LOP) in Punjab Partap Singh Bajwa. (HT File)

Cong prez poll: G-23 leaders Tewari, Chavan among 30 who back Mallikarjun Kharge

Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:12 PM IST

Digvijaya Singh and Ashok Gehlot, who opted out of the race to become the next Congress president, have proposed the candidature of their colleague Mallikarjun Kharge in the party's presidential elections.

Congress leader and G-23 member Manish Tewari has proposed the candidature of Mallikarjun Kharge in the party's presidential polls.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Congress leader and G-23 member Manish Tewari has proposed the candidature of Mallikarjun Kharge in the party's presidential polls.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Mayawati on why opposition is attacking RSS amid Centre's ban on PFI

Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:08 PM IST

The Popular Front of India and its associates were banned earlier this week by the central government over alleged terror links.

BSP chief Mayawati (HT File Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati (HT File Photo)

Goa opens 4 iron ore mining blocks for auction

Published on Sep 30, 2022 03:46 PM IST

Mining is not expected to immediately resume as the tender document specifies a successful bidder will have to first obtain forest, wildlife, and environmental clearances afresh

Mining is not expected to immediately resume. (HT PHOTO)
Mining is not expected to immediately resume. (HT PHOTO)
ByGerard de Souza
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