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Oct 10, 2021 11:28 PM IST
Noida: Drive against vehicles without HSRP begins, offenders to pay ₹5,000 fine
Days after the Uttar Pradesh government set a deadline on September 30 to ensure vehicles in the state have installed high security registration plates (HSRP), the transport department has planned to launch an enforcement drive against all such vehicles found without the device from Monday and fine them up to ₹5,000. Read more
Oct 10, 2021 09:56 PM IST
Mumbai police to increase patrolling on Oct 11 following call for statewide bandh by Maha Vikas Aghadi
Following calls for a statewide bandh by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi on October 11 protesting the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the Mumbai police said that there would be strict patrolling, reports ANI.
“Striking reserves to be deployed at strategic points, with 3 companies of SRPF, 500 Home Guards and 700 men from Local Arms units,” the police said.
Oct 10, 2021 09:24 PM IST
Indian Navy to participate in 2nd phase of Multilateral Maritime Exercise Malabar
Indian Navy would participate in the second phase of Multilateral Maritime Exercise Malabar exercise to be conducted in the Bay of Bengal between October 12 and 15, with the navies of Japan, Australia and the US, reports ANI.
Oct 10, 2021 09:14 PM IST
Watch | Waterlogging in Puducherry following rainfall today
Following incessant rainfalls, waterlogging was reported from several parts of Puducherry, reports ANI.
Oct 10, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Tamil Nadu reports 1,329 new Covid-19 cases, 15 deaths
Tamil Nadu reported 1,329 new Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths, as the state's tally reached 2,678, 265 and the death toll climbed to 35,783, a bulletin fromt the state health department showed.
Oct 10, 2021 07:24 PM IST
PM Modi to join programme to launch Indian Space Association at 11am tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the would join the programme to launch Indian Space Association at 11am on October 11.
“Those interested in the world of space and innovation must watch tomorrow’s programme,” he tweeted.
Oct 10, 2021 07:21 PM IST
External affairs minister S Jaishankar arrives in Kyrgyztan
External affairs minister S Jaishankar has arrived at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, at the invitation of the country's foreign minister Ruslan Kazakbaev.
“Looking forward to a productive visit,” Jaishankar tweeted.
Oct 10, 2021 07:10 PM IST
‘Made first call over Indian 4G network of BSNL’: Union minister
Union telecommunications minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that PM Modi's vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) is taking shape after he made first call over BSNL 4G network.
Oct 10, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Operations underway as security forces neutralise 4 militants in Hingorani, Manipur
A joint operation by the security forces including the troops of Assam Rifles, India Army's 3 Corps neutralised four militants in Hingorani, Manipur, reports ANI citing PRO Defence, Manipur.
The operation was launched yesterday and the exchange of fire started today morning.
Oct 10, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Kerala reports 10,691 new Covid-19 vases, 85 deaths in last 24 hours
Kerala reported 10,691 new Covid-19 cases and 85 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the state stood at 26,258 and the active caseload at 111,083, reports ANI.
Oct 10, 2021 05:37 PM IST
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits 110km southeast of Afghanistan
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter Scale hit 110km southeast of Fayzabad in Afghanistan at 5.09pm, reports ANI citing the National Center for Seismology.
Oct 10, 2021 04:36 PM IST
Devender Singh Rana quits NC, will join BJP tomorrow in Delhi
Devender Singh Rana quits National Conference (NC), and will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tomorrow at the party's Delhi headquarters. Rana has removed his designation of Provincial President of NC from Twitter. He along with Surjeet Singh Salathia will join the saffron party tomorrow.
Oct 10, 2021 04:23 PM IST
‘Irresponsible apporach, Centre trying to run away’: Delhi deputy CM Sisodia on coal crisis
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that the Centre is trying to “run away” from the coal crisis by making excuses, reports PTI. “They are unable to run the country,” he added.
“Union power minister said there is no possibility of coal crisis. Sad that he has adopted such irresponsible approach,” he also said.
Oct 10, 2021 04:17 PM IST
950 million vaccine doses administered in India, health minister Mandaviya says ‘marching towards 100 crore doses’
950 million (95 crore) vaccine doses have been administered in India, union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted.
Oct 10, 2021 03:49 PM IST
Watch | Farmers in Ludhiana, Punjab, burn stubble in fields
Farmers in Ludhiana, Punjab, burnt stubble in their fields this afternoon, reports ANI.
Oct 10, 2021 03:12 PM IST
‘I will not stop until I bring change here’: Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi said that she would not stop her efforts until the government in UP is changed.
“If you want to bring a change, come with me, struggle with shoulder to shoulder, and change this government. I will not stop until I bring change here,” she said.
Oct 10, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi says ‘fight for justice’ will continue until Ajay Mishra is suspended
Priyanka Gandhi said that the Congress will continue its fight until minister of state Ajay Mishra is suspended following the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. “We are the workers of the Congress. We are not afraid of anyone. Put us in jail, beat us, but we will fight for the justice,” she said.
Oct 10, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi targets PM Modi on growing inflation, rising fuel prices
Priyanka Gandhi targeted PM Modi on the growing inflation and the rising prices of fuel such as petrol, diesel and cooking gas. She also said that unemployment is at its peak and the people were angry and upset with the government.
“When people are losing their jobs and small business are shutting, billionaire friends of PM Modi are making billions,” she added.
Oct 10, 2021 02:55 PM IST
'Modi doesn't have time to speak to farmers': Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi said that farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws but Narendra Modi has no time to speak to them.
“The farmers are protesting against the three laws because they know their land will be snatched, if the three farm laws were implemented, by Modi's corporate friends,” she added.
Oct 10, 2021 02:52 PM IST
'Victims' families have lost hope for justice': Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi said that the families of the victims killed in Lakhimpur Kheri have lost their hope for justice. “Because PM Modi could come to UP to see celebrations, but he didn't have time to visit the aggrieved families of the farmers,” she said.
Oct 10, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi says UP CM protecting MoS Ajay Mishra's son instead of taking action
Priyanka Gandhi in her address said that the UP chief minister is protecting Ashish Mishra, son of minister of state Ajay Mishra, instead of arresting him in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Oct 10, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Bhupesh Baghel says UP CM was scared of Priyanka Gandhi, didn't allow her to meet victims of Lakhimpur Kheri incident
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that UP CM Yogi Adityanath was scared of Priyanka Gandhi and didn't allow her to meet the families of the victims of the Lakhimpuri Kheri incident.
“Priyanka fought for the justice for the daughter of Haathras and fought for the rights of Sonbhadra, now she is fighting for the rights of the farmers,” Baghel said.
Oct 10, 2021 02:31 PM IST
‘Nation is looking towards UP’ says Chhatisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that there were questions about farmers, youth and women and the country is looking towards UP to answer these questions.
“Will UP give answers to all these queries in coming Assembly elections,” he asked.
Oct 10, 2021 02:27 PM IST
‘Priyanka Gandhi is with farmers’: Congress leader Deependra Hooda
Congress leader Depeendra Hooda addressed the crowd and said that party leader Priyanka Gandhi is with “truth, farmers, poor and the youth.”
“I want to ask, whom will you support, the people who were trampled or those who trampled the farmers and tried to suppress the voice of farmers,” he said.
Oct 10, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi arrives at Varanasi rally venue, UPCC chief addresses crowd
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived at the rally venue in Varanasi. Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Singh Lallu addressed the crowd. He alleged that the law and order has ended in UP and said there “is a jungle raj”.
Oct 10, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Aircraft crashes in Russia, 7 people rescued
An aircraft carrying 23 people, including 21 parachute divers, crashes in Menzelinsk region of Russia. 7 out of 23 people who were onboard rescued.
Oct 10, 2021 01:34 PM IST
‘I congratulate Karnataka on 83% first dose vaccination’: Union health minister Mandaviya
“I congratulate the Karnataka CM and his team for achieving 83% first dose vaccination coverage and for starting door-to-door vaccination programme. Central govt will continue supporting the state in its fight against pandemic,” says Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Bengaluru.
Oct 10, 2021 12:53 PM IST
‘Delhi getting continuous supply of power’: Union minister RK Singh
Delhi is being supplied the required amount of electricity and it will continue, says Union Power Minister RK Singh after chairing a meeting with Ministry of Power and discoms.
Oct 10, 2021 12:13 PM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress seeks appointment with President
Congress seeks appointment with President Ram Nath Kovind to present a ‘memorandum of facts’ on Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
Oct 10, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Cruise raid case: NCB records statement of Shah Rukh Khan's driver
NCB records statement of Shah Rukh Khan's driver in connection with cruise drugs raid case.
Oct 10, 2021 11:38 AM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri case: UP Police to seek Ashish Mishra's custody
Uttar Pradesh Police to file an application before a court in Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday, seeking custody of prime accused Ashish Mishra in connection with October 3 violence.
Oct 10, 2021 11:11 AM IST
13th round of India-China Corps Commander level talks underway
13th round of Corps Commander level talks between India and China started at 10:30 am today to resolve the ongoing military stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, reports ANI citing Army sources.
Oct 10, 2021 10:41 AM IST
Pakistan: Top nuclear scientist AQ Khan passes away at 85
Abdul Qadeer Khan, known as the Father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, passes away at 85.
Oct 10, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves for ‘Kisan Nyay’ rally in Varanasi
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves Delhi for Varanasi, where she will address ‘Kisan Nyay’ rally later today.
Oct 10, 2021 09:51 AM IST
NIA raids 16 places in Jammu and Kashmir
Raids being conducted at 16 places in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with cases of the publication of 'Voice of Hind' magazine which aims to incite and radicalize impressionable youth, and for recovery of IED: National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Oct 10, 2021 09:16 AM IST
India records 18,166 new Covid-19 cases and 214 deaths
India records 18,166 new Covid-19 cases, 23,624 recoveries and 214 deaths, as tally mounts to 33,953,475.
Oct 10, 2021 09:02 AM IST
Austria's chancellor Sebastian Kurz quits over corruption probe
Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz announces he is stepping down from his post following pressure on him to resign after he was implicated in a corruption scandal.
Oct 10, 2021 08:26 AM IST
Petrol, diesel prices hiked again
1 litre of petrol and diesel retailing in Delhi at ₹104.14 and ₹92.82 respectively, today. This is a hike of 0.30 and 0.35 paise per litre, respectively, from Saturday.
Oct 10, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Deputy RS chairman Harivansh meets Russia's Kosachev
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh met Konstantin Kosachev, deputy speaker of the Council of Federation, Russia on the sidelines of the G20 Speakers' Summit in Rome on Saturday.
Oct 10, 2021 07:16 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 in Karnataka's Gulbarga
An earthquake of 3.4 magnitude occurred in Gulbarga, Karnataka at around 6 this morning: National Center for Seismology
Oct 10, 2021 06:51 AM IST
Australia's Victoria province sees 1860 fresh Covid-19 infections
Australia's Victoria records 1860 new Covid-19 cases, down from record 1965 on Saturday, as authorities say crowds will be allowed to attend sporting events.
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