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Sep 22, 2021 11:20 PM IST
UP seeks CBI inquiry into priest's death
Uttar Pradesh Government recommends CBI investigation into the death case of president of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad, Mahant Narendra Giri.
Sep 22, 2021 09:53 PM IST
Intensity of interaction between India, US has increased, says Indian ambassador to US
India's ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said that the intensity of interaction between the two countries has increased, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 08:58 PM IST
Joe Biden announces half billion doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to donate
US President Joe Biden announced that the country would donate another 500 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to low- and middle-income countries, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Maharashtra reports 3,608 new Covid-19 cases, Mumbai adds 486 cases to tally
With 3,608 new Covid-19 cases and 48 deaths, Maharashtra's tally reached 6,531,237 and the death toll climbed to 138,664.
Mumbai saw 486 new cases as the total confirmed cases reached 739,361 and with four more deaths, the death toll went up to 16,063.
Sep 22, 2021 07:50 PM IST
Priest son arrested in Akhara head Narendra Giri's death case
Sandeep Tiwari arrested in connection with Mahant Narendra Giri's death case, reports ANI citing Prayagraj Police.
Sep 22, 2021 07:39 PM IST
PM Modi to meet global CEOs in Washington on Sept 23
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet global CEOs, including the chiefs of Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics and Blackstone in Washington DC on September 23, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 06:38 PM IST
Fight of opposition parties will continue till Modi govt is ousted, says Sitaram Yechury
CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury said that the fight of 19 opposition parties would continue till the Modi government is ousted from power, reports PTI.
Sep 22, 2021 06:14 PM IST
Ex-gratia of ₹50,000 to be given from state disaster response fund for Covid-19 deaths: Centre tells SC
An ex-gratia of ₹50,000, from the state disaster response fund (SDRF) would be given to the kin of Covid-19 victims, Centre told the Supreme Court, reports PTI.
Sep 22, 2021 04:51 PM IST
US to donate 500 million additional Covid-19 vaccine doses, reports AFP
US to donate additional 500 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the world, reports AFP.
Sep 22, 2021 04:26 PM IST
JNU says phase 3, 4 reopening of campus from Sept 23, 27 respectively
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has said that the phase 3 and 4 of its reopening of campus will begin from September 23 and September 27 respectively, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Anand Giri sent to 14-day judicial custdoy in connection with Mahant Narendra Giri death case
Anand Giri, disciple of Mahant Narendra Giri, president of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad, has been sent to 14-day judicial custody, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 03:33 PM IST
‘Poor, vulnerable in developing countries affected more by Covid’: RBI Guv
The Reserve Bank of India's governor Shaktikanta Das said that Covid-19 pandemic has affected the poor and vulnerable more in developing countries, reports PTI.
Sep 22, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Nepal hopeful of receiving more Covid-19 vaccines as India announces resumption of 'Vaccine Maitri'
Nepal's envoy to India Nilamber Acharya expressed hope to receive more Covid-19 vaccine doses from India following the announcement to resume ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative to export jabs, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 02:51 PM IST
J&K govt sacks 6 employees for having terror links
Jammu and Kashmir government sacked six of its employees for having terror links and working as overground workers, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal appointed as secretary in civil aviation ministry
Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as a secretary in the ministry of civil aviation, reports ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 02:11 PM IST
ED conducts raids at multiple locations in Hyderabad
Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids on Wednesday at multiple locations in Hyderabad and other places across India in connection with its money laundering probe against Karvy Stock Broking Limited (KSBL), reported ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 01:44 PM IST
2 Taliban members among 3 killed in Jalalabad attack
Three civilians were killed in an attack in district 7 of Afghanistan's Jalalabad on Wednesday, TOLO news reported. Adding that two of those killed were members of Taliban.
Sep 22, 2021 01:30 PM IST
UK to send over 1 million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses to South Korea
The United Kingdom will be sending 1 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to South Korea, reported Reuters. Adding that by the end of 2021 South Korea will be returning the same number of doses to the UK.
Sep 22, 2021 01:07 PM IST
UK government approves Covishield in revised advisory
Sep 22, 2021 12:32 PM IST
Haryana govt announces pension scheme for maintenance of trees older than 75 years
On Wednesday the Haryana government announced a pension scheme of ₹2,500 for the maintenance of trees older than 75 years, called the Pran Vayu Devta Pension Scheme. "Such trees will be identified throughout the state and these will be looked after by involving local people in this scheme," Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar told news agency ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 11:31 AM IST
SC rejects Centre's plea to defer first NDA exam for women
Supreme Court rejects Centre's plea to defer the first NDA exam for women candidates, directs women will be allowed to sit for the upcoming exam on November 14.
The Supreme Court said, “This won't send the right signal to women after having given them the aspiration..let's begin from this year.”
Sep 22, 2021 11:18 AM IST
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri in West Bengal, campaigns door to door for BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal
West Bengal: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri conducts door-to-door campaign in Bhabanipur Assembly constituency in support of BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal who is contesting the by-election against CM Mamata Banerjee
Sep 22, 2021 10:30 AM IST
Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda calls for CLP meeting
Former chief minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda has called for a Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting in Chandigarh on Wednesday, reported news agency ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Policeman succumbs to bullet injury in J&K's Kupwara
Policeman Ajay Dhar succumbed to a bullet injury in J&K's Kupwara on Tuesday night after he forcefully tried to enter a temple at midnight. According to J&K Police, Dhar was shot by a sentry guarding a temple around 2 am after he failed to stop when asked, reported ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 09:27 AM IST
India's daily Covid-19 tally goes up by 26,964; 383 fatalities recorded in last 24 hours
India recorded 26,964 cases on Wednesday, pushing the total tally of cases to 3,35,31,498. In the last 24 hours 131 fatalities were also recorded, the death toll now stands at 445,768, according to the Union health ministry.
Sep 22, 2021 08:38 AM IST
PM Modi congratulates his Canadian counterpart for election win
PM Modi congratulated his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau for wining the Parliamentary elections. “Congratulations Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau on your victory in the elections! I look forward to continue working with you to further strengthen India-Canada relations, as well as our cooperation on global and multilateral issues,” the PM tweeted on Wednesday.
Sep 22, 2021 08:27 AM IST
Mortal remains of Mahant Narendra Giri sent for post-mortem
Sep 22, 2021 07:51 AM IST
Customs dept arrests 2 officials at Mumbai airport for possession
The Customs department arrested two individuals who arrived from Johnsburg, US, for possessing 5kg heroine worth ₹25 crores. Accused have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days, reported ANI.
Sep 22, 2021 07:17 AM IST
Taliban seeks representation at UN, names new envoy
The Taliban have demanded representation at this week's United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, challenging the credentials of the current envoy of the country. Read More
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- The RLD leader criticised the Uttar Pradesh government over the deaths of farmers and also highlighted the recent case of paper leak and exams being cancelled owing to that.
- He cited examples of the Punjab government and claimed that it paid compensation of ₹5 lakh each to more than 400 farmers and gave jobs to 152 farmers.
- Speaking about the arrest of three Kashmiri students in October for allegedly cheering for Pakistan during a T20 World Cup match, Mehbooba Mufti said there was a time in former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's regime when Indians cheered for Pakistan and vice-versa during such games.