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  • Sep 06, 2021 11:16 PM IST

    Assam reports 636 Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths

  • Sep 06, 2021 10:22 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi tweets to commemorate India's test win and vaccination milestone 

    PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Monday to commemorate India's win against England and vaccination coverage. “Great day (again) on the vaccination front and on the cricket pitch. As always, #TeamIndia wins!” he said. 

  • Sep 06, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo dies at 88

  • Sep 06, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    'BJP's tyranny will be defeated', says TMC's Abhishek Banerjee 

    Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee told reporters in Delhi that TMC will defeat BJP in the upcoming elections. “BJP's tyranny will be defeated. Let BJP put all its might, vigour, threat & resources, mind my words, their resources are going to fall flat. TMC will defeat BJP in next polls,” ANI said quoting Banerjee.

  • Sep 06, 2021 08:14 PM IST

    India has vaccinated 696.8 million beneficiaries so far

    The Union health ministry said India has vaccinated 696.8 million beneficiaries till date, adding that the country has been administering 1 crore doses a day thrice in the last 11 days.

  • Sep 06, 2021 07:52 PM IST

    ‘Let farmers hold Kisan Mahapanchayat’, says Anil Vij

    Haryana home minister Anil Vij told news agency ANI that farmers will be allowed to hold Kisan Mahapanchayat in Karnal as all necessary arrangements have been made by the administration, and routes have also been diverted. Farmers are protesting the lathicharge by administration on August 28 which injured many and one individual succumbed.

  • Sep 06, 2021 07:34 PM IST

    Maharashtra records 3,626 Covid-19 cases, 37 deaths

    Maharashtra recorded 3,626 Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 6,489,800. In the last 24 hours 37 deaths were also reported and the death toll now stands at 137,811, according to the state's health bulletin. 

  • Sep 06, 2021 06:53 PM IST

    Mobile internet to be restored in Kashmir valley today

    Mobile internet service will be restored in Kashmir valley today, IGP Kashmir told news agency ANI.  The order is not applicable in Budgam and Srinagar districts where internet services will not be available. 

  • Sep 06, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Delhi reports 32 Covid-19 cases, zero fatalities

    Delhi reported 32 Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally of cases to 1,437,991. In the last 24 hours the national capital also recorded zero new fatalities and 16 recoveries, according to the government health bulletin.

  • Sep 06, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Allow second Covishield dose after 4 weeks from first for those who want it early: Ker HC to Centre

    Kerala high court directed Centre to allow scheduling of the second dose of Covishield on CoWIN portal after four weeks from the first for those who do not want to wait for the required 84 days.

  • Sep 06, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    Uttarakhand extends Covid-19 curfew till September 14

  • Sep 06, 2021 03:54 PM IST

    Internet, SMS services to remain suspended in Karnal

    Ahead of the Kisan Mahapanchayat in Karnal the administration has suspended internet and SMS services in the area. Along with this 40 companies of additional forces, 5 superintendent of police and 25 deputy Superintendent of police have been deployed to monitor the law and order situation. 

  • Sep 06, 2021 03:28 PM IST

    Belarus protest leader Maria Kolesnikova jailed for 11 years

  • Sep 06, 2021 02:28 PM IST

    Bangladesh I&B minister inaugurates Bangabandhu media centre at Press Club of India

    Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting minister Dr Hasan Mahmud inaugurated the Bangabandhu media centre at Press Club of India on Monday. "This will definitely strengthen the relationship between Bangladesh & India.... It has taken new height under the leadership of PM Modi & PM Sheikh Hasina," he told reporters at the event.

  • Sep 06, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    ‘My words misquoted’: Ex-UP governor on sedition case

    My words are being misquoted to politically harm me and mislead the public. I had said that there haven't been as much atrocities in earlier days as today. I haven't made any remarks against anyone: Former UP governor Aziz Qureshi on sedition case against him for remarks against CM Yogi Adityanath.

  • Sep 06, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Taliban warn against ‘any insurgency against our rule’

    Taliban spokesperson says any insurgency against their rule 'will be hit hard', reports AFP.

  • Sep 06, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    SC refuses to hear plea over blockade of Singhu border

    Supreme Court refuses to hear a plea filed by residents of Sonipat, Haryana, facing difficulties due to the Singhu border being blocked by farmers and asks them to approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court for relief.

  • Sep 06, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    Australia announces naval drill with India

    'AUSINDEX' maritime warfare exercises between Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy will be held between 5-13 September. Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, said that the exercise will deepen the defence relationship between the two nations: Australian Government

  • Sep 06, 2021 11:25 AM IST

    BJP protests against allotment of room for Namaz in Jharkhand assembly

    BJP MLAs protest at the entrance of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly in Ranchi against allotment of room for offering 'Namaz' in the state Assembly.

  • Sep 06, 2021 11:06 AM IST

    Fight against Taliban will continue: National Resistance Front

    National Resistance Front denies Taliban claims of capturing Panjshir Valley. “Fight against the Taliban will continue,” says the front.

  • Sep 06, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    Suvendu Adhikari to skip CID summons

    BJP's Suvendu Adhikari will not appear before CID today. Adhikari was summoned by the agency in connection with the unnatural death case of his guard Subhabrata Chakraborty.

  • Sep 06, 2021 09:58 AM IST

    Panjshir valley ‘completely captured,’ claim Taliban

    Taliban say they have ‘completely captured’ Panjshir valley, reports emerge.

  • Sep 06, 2021 09:20 AM IST

    India's daily Covid-19 cases drop to 38,948

    India reports 38,948 new Covid-19 cases and 219 deaths, as tally tops 33 million to reach 33,027,621. Recoveries rise to 32,181,995 while toll rises to 440,752. Active cases at 404,874.

  • Sep 06, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    531,468,867 samples tested for Covid-19 in India: ICMR

    531,468,867 samples tested for Covid-19 up to 5th September 2021. Of these, 1,410,649 samples tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  • Sep 06, 2021 08:21 AM IST

    ED issues lookout notice against Anil Deshmukh

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a lookout notice against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in an alleged money laundering case worth 100 crore.

  • Sep 06, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Panjshir resistance calls for ceasefire: Reports

    Panjshir resistance calls for ceasefire, Taliban withdrawal, as per statement, reports AFP.

  • Sep 06, 2021 07:17 AM IST

    New Zealand logs 20 new Covid-19 cases for 3rd straight day

    New Zealand reported 20 new Covid-19 cases for third straight day on Monday, all from Auckland, taking the total number of infections to 821, the country's health ministry said in a statement.

  • Sep 06, 2021 06:45 AM IST

    US Navy sailors, missing after chopper crash, declared dead

    The US Navy has announced that five missing navy sailors have been declared dead after days of search operation following a helicopter crash off the coast of San Diego last Tuesday.

  • Sep 06, 2021 06:06 AM IST

    PM Modi to interact with healthcare workers from Himachal Pradesh

    At 11am today, prime minister Narendra Modi will interact virtually with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of Covid-19 vaccination drive in Himachal Pradesh.

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Supreme Court tells Centre to decide on Rajiv Gandhi killer’s mercy plea

“This matter has been pending for a long time. Decide it. We will post it in January next year,” the Supreme Court told the Centre on a petition by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi murder convict AG Perarivalan
AG Perarivalan, a murder convict in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assasination, filed his mercy plea before the Tamil Nadu governor in December 2015. In January 2021, the governor forwarded the petition to the Centre on the ground that thcompetent authority to decide on Perarivalan’s remission was the President. (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
AG Perarivalan, a murder convict in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assasination, filed his mercy plea before the Tamil Nadu governor in December 2015. In January 2021, the governor forwarded the petition to the Centre on the ground that thcompetent authority to decide on Perarivalan’s remission was the President. (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 01:15 AM IST
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ByAbraham Thomas

321 die cleaning sewers in 5 years: Govt to Lok Sabha

The government told Lok Sabha that there were no reports of manual scavengers being engaged in India at present
Manual scavenging is banned in India. The caste-based practice was proscribed in 1993, but activists allege it continues clandestinely and overtly. (Representation image)
Manual scavenging is banned in India. The caste-based practice was proscribed in 1993, but activists allege it continues clandestinely and overtly. (Representation image)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 02:04 AM IST
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4 BJP men held in Kerala for ‘provocative slogans’

The BJP workers, while participating in the rally organised last Wednesday to mark the 22nd anniversary of the murder of Yuvamorcha leader K T Jayakrishnan, had allegedly raised inflammatory slogans.
Police had registered a case against 20 BJP activists on the basis of a complaint lodged by various organisations. (PTI)
Police had registered a case against 20 BJP activists on the basis of a complaint lodged by various organisations. (PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:41 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, Kannur

Popular store chain in Tamil Nadu under-reported 1,000 crore sales: I-T

Though the department did not name the store, earlier I-T officials had told HT that their officials on December 1 were raiding Saravana Selvarathinam which has six stores across Tamil Nadu.
Earlier I-T officials had said their officials on December 1 were raiding Saravana Selvarathinam which has six stores across Tamil Nadu. (HT)
Earlier I-T officials had said their officials on December 1 were raiding Saravana Selvarathinam which has six stores across Tamil Nadu. (HT)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:41 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Chennai

Hyderabad: 110-yr-old structure to be demolished for transit dorm

The heritage structure, Tipu Khan Sarai, popularly known as Nampally Sarai, located right in front of Nampally railway station closer to the state assembly building, is now being converted into a transit dorm, exclusively for women travellers coming to city from various parts of the state.
A senior official of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) familiar with the development said Nampally Sarai, which was completely in a dilapidated condition, would be demolished. (HT)
A senior official of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) familiar with the development said Nampally Sarai, which was completely in a dilapidated condition, would be demolished. (HT)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:40 AM IST
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BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad

HC awards 5 lakhto BDS aspirant over denial of admission in Tamil Nadu

Justice S M Subramaniam held the then secretaries of the Tamil Nadu Health department, the Selection Committee and the KSR Dental College responsible for the denial of admission in BDS course to A Jayaranjani and directed them to pay the compensation within four weeks.
Proportioning the compensation amount, the judge said the secretaries of health and the selection panel should jointly pay <span class='webrupee'>₹</span> 3 lakh and the college <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 lakh to the petitioner. (HT)
Proportioning the compensation amount, the judge said the secretaries of health and the selection panel should jointly pay 3 lakh and the college 2 lakh to the petitioner. (HT)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:40 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, Chennai

Kerala: 8 Covid samples test negative for Omicron

On Tuesday, one more person, who arrived from a European country, tested positive for Covid-19 and was rushed to a hospital in Kozhikode. His sample has been sent for genome sequencing in the state capital, a health ministry official said.
All samples were tested at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology in the state capital. (PTI)
All samples were tested at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology in the state capital. (PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:39 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Thiruvananthapuram

TRS to boycott ongoing winter session over farm issues

Shouting slogans against the Centre and in support of farmers, TRS MPs staged a walkout from both Houses of Parliament on Tuesday. All of them were dressed in black
TRS MP Keshav Rao during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on December 2. (PTI)
TRS MP Keshav Rao during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on December 2. (PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:39 AM IST
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Andhra police destroys cannabis worth 4,000 crore in special operation

According to Vineet Brijlal, commissioner of the Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) of the state police, a huge quantity of cannabis, being grown in 6,416.10 acres, was destroyed in a span of 36 days.
The Operation Parivarthan was launched on October 30, after a series of reports of smuggling of ganja from the Visakhapatnam forest areas into the neighbouring Telangana and Chhattisgarh, rocked the state. (AFP)
The Operation Parivarthan was launched on October 30, after a series of reports of smuggling of ganja from the Visakhapatnam forest areas into the neighbouring Telangana and Chhattisgarh, rocked the state. (AFP)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:38 AM IST
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BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad

Madras high court orders Tamil Nadu student’s re-postmortem as kin allege custodial torture

The student from Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district was stopped on his two-wheeler by police on Saturday during a routine vehicle check along the Paramakudi-Keezhathooval road. He was being questioned at the Keezhathooval police station and he was released a few hours later, police said.
The court ordered video recording of the procedure after a plea was moved by his mother, stating that her 21-year-old son was tortured in police custody. (ANI)
The court ordered video recording of the procedure after a plea was moved by his mother, stating that her 21-year-old son was tortured in police custody. (ANI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:37 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Chennai

Sasikala, Rajinikanth meet in Tamil Nadu raises eyebrows

The meeting took place on Monday evening and pictures released show Rajinikanth’s wife Latha also in conversation with Sasikala.
A statement from VK Sasikala’s office described her meeting with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth as a courtesy call. (HT)
A statement from VK Sasikala’s office described her meeting with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth as a courtesy call. (HT)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:36 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Chennai

Protests in Kerala after Tamil Nadu opened Mullaperiyar gates

Two more shutters of Mullaperiyar opened on Tuesday evening after heavy downpour in dam catchment areas. But this was informed properly. Kerala will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, citing Tamil Nadu’s attitude.
Kerala will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. (PTI)
Kerala will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:35 AM IST
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ByRamesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram

AAP meets Karnataka governor seeking probe into ‘commission’ scandal

AAP demanded a judicial probe into the allegations levelled by the Karnataka State Contractors Association against the overt demand for commissions, ranging from 25%-35%, by elected representatives and officials for awarding tenders.
The statements come even as Congress and other political oppositions have used the alleged scandal to corner Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai who appears to be buried in one crisis after another. (PTI)
The statements come even as Congress and other political oppositions have used the alleged scandal to corner Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai who appears to be buried in one crisis after another. (PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:34 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru

Nine students test Covid positive in Mangaluru, quarantined at hostel

In Chikkamagaluru district, a total of 457 samples have been tested of both students and staff members at the Jawahar Navodaya School in Seegodu, and the infection tally now stands at 103, including 90students, health officials said.
There has been a consistent uptick of Covid-19 clusters in the southern state, which led the state government to issue guidelines to combat the situation. (Agencies)
There has been a consistent uptick of Covid-19 clusters in the southern state, which led the state government to issue guidelines to combat the situation. (Agencies)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:33 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru

Law varsity students stage protest against offline examinations in Karnataka

Students spent the entire night protesting against the varsity’s decision to hold offline exams. The protests began in the main campus of KSLU in the Hubballi district, about 450 kms from Bengaluru.
Students said that the university is trying to hold offline examinations for the previous semesters despite promoting the students and the results of previous semesters have been delayed (Representative use)
Students said that the university is trying to hold offline examinations for the previous semesters despite promoting the students and the results of previous semesters have been delayed (Representative use)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 12:33 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru
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