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  • SEP 14, 2021 12:53 AM IST

    First ever in-person summit of Quad leaders to be held on September 24, White House announces

    US President Joe Biden will host the first ever in-person summit of the leaders of the Quad group of countries on September 24 in Washington DC, the White House announced Monday.

  • SEP 13, 2021 11:22 PM IST

    Jharkhand records 6 Covid-19 cases, zero deaths 

  • SEP 13, 2021 10:23 PM IST

    FIR registered under IPC sections 304, 288, 34 against shopkeeper for Delhi building collapse 

    Delhi Police has registered an FIR under IPC sections 304, 288, 34 against a shopkeeper, who was allegedly carrying out repairs, for the Sabzi Mandi building collapse. No one has been arrested yet, police informed. 

  • SEP 13, 2021 09:15 PM IST

    UN chief says ‘very important to engage with the Taliban..’

  • SEP 13, 2021 09:04 PM IST

    32 lakh people will be vaccinated in MP with Covid-19 first dose to celebrate PM's birthday: Narottam Mishra 

    Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra told news agency ANI that 32 lakhs people will be vaccinated against Covid-19 to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday. 

  • SEP 13, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel holds high-level meeting

    Newly appointed Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel held a high-level meeting after after assuming office on Monday to review the situation in Saurashtra, Jamnagar, and Rajkot district due to heavy rains, reported ANI.

  • SEP 13, 2021 06:08 PM IST

    India’s retail inflation eases to 5.3% in August

    India’s retail inflation eased to 5.3% in August. The Reserve Bank of India said it considers this rate to be acceptable. This is the second straight month of prices easing to stay below the RBI’s upper limit of 6%.

  • SEP 13, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    Maharashtra govt announces compensation of 20 lacs 20 Lakhs for family of Sakinaka rape victim

    Maharashtra government on Monday announced a compensation of Rs.20 lakhs for the next of kin of the Sakinaka rape victim's family. The National Commission for Women had urged for the release of compensation from the ‘Nribhaya Fund’.

  • SEP 13, 2021 05:08 PM IST

    Sansad TV to be launched on September 15

  • SEP 13, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    No other offence registered against Sakinaka rape accused in Maharashtra, says Mumbai Police

    Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale said on Monday that no other offences have been registered against the Sakinaka rape accused in Maharashtra but the police are trying to find out if he has any criminal record in Uttar Pradesh, where he's from.  

  • SEP 13, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    WHO approval for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin likely this week

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to give its approval to Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin this week, reported news agency ANI on Monday. Read More

  • SEP 13, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    PM Modi condoles death of Congress leader Oscar Fernandes

  • SEP 13, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passes away

    Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passed away at a private hospital in Mangaluru on Monday, the party informed on Twitter. Fernandes (80), a sitting member of the Rajya Sabha, was hospitalised in July after suffering a fall while doing yoga at his house.

  • SEP 13, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu assembly passes Bill seeking exemption from NEET

    The Tamil Nadu legislative Assembly passed a Bill seeking to exempt the state from National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET exams. All parties with the exception of BJP supported the Bill. 

  • SEP 13, 2021 02:26 PM IST

    Bhupendra Patel sworn-in as new chief minister of Gujarat

  • SEP 13, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    Maha CM to chair high-level meet today over women's safety

    Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray calls meeting of senior police officials and members of state home department, today, to discuss women's safety in the wake of Sakinaka rape and murder case.

  • SEP 13, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Former president Zail Singh's grandson joins BJP

    Former president Giani Zail Singh's grandson, Inderjeet Singh, joins BJP in presence of Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

  • SEP 13, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    Bhabanipur by-polls: Priyanka Tibrewal files nomination papers

    BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal files nomination papers for upcoming assembly by-elections from Bhabanipur.

  • SEP 13, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    HM Shah arrives in Ahmedabad for Gujarat CM-elect's swearing-in

    Union home minister Amit Shah arrives at Ahmedabad airport ahead of Gujarat CM-elect Bhupendra Patel's swearing-in

  • SEP 13, 2021 12:28 PM IST

    4-storey building collapses in Delhi's Sabzi Mandi

    A four-storey building collapsed in the Sabzi Mandi area. One person has been rescued and taken to the hospital. More details awaited: Delhi Police

  • SEP 13, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    "This is a fight against injustice': BJP's Bhabanipur candidate Priyanka Tibrewal

    “This is a fight against injustice. This is a fight for justice, for the people of West Bengal. I would like to tell the people of Bhabanipur that they've received a big opportunity, they should come forward and make history,” says BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal ahead of filing nomination from Bhabanipur assembly constituency.

  • SEP 13, 2021 11:32 AM IST

    PIA first foreign commercial airline to land in Kabul since Taliban takeover

    PIA flights lands in Kabul, becomes first foreign commercial airline to land in Afghan capital since Taliban takeover reports AFP.

  • SEP 13, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    CRPF recovers suspicious bag in Srinagar

    CRPF recovers suspicious bag with four grenades near Police Public School in Bemina, Srinagar. 

  • SEP 13, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has extended the lockdown in the country's largest city of Auckland, which will remain at Alert Level 4 for another week.

  • SEP 13, 2021 10:37 AM IST

    4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Kargil

    An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Kargil, Ladakh at 9:16am today: National Center for Seismology

  • SEP 13, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Not upset about Bhupendra Patel being named CM: Nitin Patel

    I'm not upset about the party naming Bhupendra Patel as next Gujarat CM. I've been working in the BJP since I was 18, and will keep on working. Whether I get a position in the party or not, I will continue serving it: Former Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel

  • SEP 13, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    India records 27,254 new Covid-19 cases and 219 deaths

    India records 27,254 new Covid-19 cases, 37,687 recoveries and 219 deaths as total cases mount to 33,264,175. Recoveries and deaths rise to 32,447,032 and 442,874 respectively, while active cases fall to 374,269.

  • SEP 13, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    543,014,076 samples tested for Covid-19 till now: ICMR

    543,014,076 samples for Covid-19 tested up to September 12. Of these, 1,208,247 samples tested on September 12: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  • SEP 13, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal to address media at 12 noon

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will address an important digital press conference today at 12 noon, tweets Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

  • SEP 13, 2021 08:31 AM IST

    8 dead in road accident in Karnataka: Police

    Eight people lost their lives in a road accident after a jeep hit a lorry coming from the opposite direction near Maranayakanahalli, Chintamani area, on Sunday: Chikkaballapur Police

  • SEP 13, 2021 08:08 AM IST

    Farmers to protest in Himachal today over falling apple prices

    Apple growers in Himachal Pradesh will today stage a protest against the state government over various issues related to apple cultivation, including falling prices of the fruit.

  • SEP 13, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Mizoram records 541 fresh Covid-19 cases and 1 death

    Mizoram logged 541 new Covid-19 cases and one death on Sunday, taking total case count to 71,381. This includes 58,747 discharges, 12,396 active cases and 238 deaths.

  • SEP 13, 2021 07:02 AM IST

    North Korea's missile test a ‘threat’: Pentagon

    Pentagon condemns North Korea's latest missile test, calls it a ‘threat’ to the regime's neighbouring countries.

  • SEP 13, 2021 06:35 AM IST

    Gujarat CM-elect to take oath today

    First-time MLA Bhupendra Patel to take oath as Gujarat chief minister at 2:20pm today. Union home minister Amit Shah to attend ceremony.

  • SEP 13, 2021 06:08 AM IST

    At least 4 injured in explosion in Atlanta

    Four people sustained minor injuries after an explosion rocked a building in suburban Atlanta, causing the three-story structure to partially collapse.

  • SEP 13, 2021 05:36 AM IST

    Light intensity rain in Delhi, adjoining areas during next 2 hours: IMD

    Light intensity rain/drizzle would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of North Delhi, Garhmukteshwar, Bagpat, Kaithal, and Rohtak during the next 2 hours: IMD

  • SEP 13, 2021 05:12 AM IST

    North Korea test-fires newly-developed long-range cruise missiles: Report

    North Korea test-fires newly-developed new-type long-range cruise missiles, reports its state media KCNA.

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A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi. (HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi. (HT PHOTO)

SC rejects Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple trust's plea for audit exemption 

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 11:39 AM IST
The court said its last year's audit order did not confine to the temple, but the trust as well, adding the process should be completed as early as possible, preferably within three months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Joe Biden during his US visit (PTI)(File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Joe Biden during his US visit (PTI)(File Photo)

PM Modi's departure statement ahead of US visit 2021: Full text

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 11:21 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's US Visit 2021: PM Modi will be reviewing the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with President Biden and exchanging views on regional and global issues of mutual interest, a statement from the PMO detailed.
The Union health minister felicitated nine leading states and Union Territories (UTs) based on the 2020-21 SFSI ranking (HT photo)
The Union health minister felicitated nine leading states and Union Territories (UTs) based on the 2020-21 SFSI ranking (HT photo)

Manipur ranks third in food safety index among small states

By Sobhapati Samom
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 11:12 AM IST
The State Food Safety Index or SFSI ranking is an effort to measure food safety standards across the nation and it is prepared for three categories - large states, small states and Union Territories
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Channi with Navjot Sidhu at Golden temple in Amritsar on Wednesday.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT Photo)
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Channi with Navjot Sidhu at Golden temple in Amritsar on Wednesday.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT Photo)

In Amritsar, Punjab CM makes a brief stopover at tea stall, recites poetry

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 11:00 AM IST
Charanjit Singh Channi took oath as chief minister of Punjab on Monday. The three-time MLA from Rupnagar's Chamkaur Sahib is the state's first Dalit CM. He was selected for the post by the party high command, following Captain Amarinder Singh's resignation.
Calling it an “important development”, the WHO chief further said India’s contribution will help all COVAX-supported countries reach the 40 per cent vaccination target rate by the end of the year.(REUTERS)
Calling it an “important development”, the WHO chief further said India’s contribution will help all COVAX-supported countries reach the 40 per cent vaccination target rate by the end of the year.(REUTERS)

WHO chief thanks Mansukh Mandaviya for resuming vaccine exports to COVAX pool

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:56 AM IST
  • Sharing a tweet, the WHO chief wrote, “Thank you Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for announcing India will resume crucial Covid vaccine shipments to COVAX in October.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for US on Wednesday morning.(Twitter/@MEAIndia)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for US on Wednesday morning.(Twitter/@MEAIndia)

PM Modi leaves for US, will meet President Biden, address UN general assembly

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 11:27 AM IST
PM Modi is scheduled to meet US President Joe Biden on September 24. The two leaders will discuss the current regional security situation following the recent developments in Afghanistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI Photo)

LIVE: MEA says PM Modi's US visit ‘a visit of enormous significance’

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 11:43 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi US visit Live Updates: During the three day-visit, Modi will be accompanied by a high-level delegation that would comprise external affairs minister (EAM) S Jaishankar and national security advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval.
A beneficiary receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special camp outside a temple in Hyderabad. (File photo)
A beneficiary receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special camp outside a temple in Hyderabad. (File photo)

Covid-19: New infection tally rises, but active case count lowest in 186 days 

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:27 AM IST
A nationwide recovery rate of 97.77 per cent was also the highest since March 2020 with 34,167 patients declared cured in the last 24 hours.
TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. (File photo)
TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. (File photo)

TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee to visit Tripura today

By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:00 AM IST
TMC had scheduled a rally for Banerjee on Wednesday in Agartala. The state police earlier denied it permission for holding rallies for him on September 15 and 16
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau. (File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau. (File Photo)

PM Modi congratulates Canada's Justin Trudeau for victory in polls

ANI |
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:22 AM IST
The Liberal party leader Trudeau had called for a snap election last month in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic assuming that his handling of the pandemic would help his government win a majority.
Representational Image. (File photo)
Representational Image. (File photo)

Heavy rain likely in some parts of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal today

UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 09:52 AM IST
The monsoon trough is lying to the south of its normal position and likely to remain so during the next five days. A low pressure area is lying over southeast Jharkhand and neighbourhood
A beneficiary receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special camp outside a temple in Hyderabad. (File photo)
A beneficiary receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special camp outside a temple in Hyderabad. (File photo)

India has administered at least 820 million Covid vaccine doses till now

UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 09:28 AM IST
By 7pm on Tuesday, 825,780,128 vaccine doses were given across the states and UTs. As many as 6,826,132 doses were administered on the day
Representational Image.
Representational Image.

CBI arrests two foreigners in Chennai Port Trust bank fraud case

By Amitoj Singh Kalsi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 09:00 AM IST
The two, Boussiomo Steve Bertrand Yannick and Musasa Ilunga Lucien, are from Cameroon and Congo. The CBI has found they were living in India on student visas and did not possess their original passports
A BMC health worker checks temperatures before Covid-19 test of passengers arriving on outstation trains at Dadar station, in Mumbai on Tuesday, September 21. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT photo)
A BMC health worker checks temperatures before Covid-19 test of passengers arriving on outstation trains at Dadar station, in Mumbai on Tuesday, September 21. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT photo)

Maharashtra’s daily Covid cases drop; experts warn of potential spike

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:57 AM IST
On Tuesday, the state reported 3,131 new infections and 70 deaths, taking the case tally to 6,527,629 and the toll to 138,616. Mumbai reported 357 new cases and one death, while Ahmednagar in western Maharashtra reported the highest, 605, cases
West Bengal has been experiencing heavy rainfall since the beginning of the week; however, the MeT department in its latest forecasts indicated that a respite from the downpour may not be on its way anytime soon. (ANI Photo)
West Bengal has been experiencing heavy rainfall since the beginning of the week; however, the MeT department in its latest forecasts indicated that a respite from the downpour may not be on its way anytime soon. (ANI Photo)

News updates from HT: Bengal could see more rainfall ahead of festivals

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:58 AM IST
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