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  • Sep 26, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    PM Modi visits construction site of new Parliament building

  • Sep 26, 2021 09:39 PM IST

    Uttarakhand CM starts scheme to provide financial assistance to  transport sector

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has rolled out a scheme to provide financial assistance to people associated with the transport sector who were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Under this scheme, 103,235 drivers, conductors, cleaners will receive 2,000 every month for 6 months, informed his office on Sunday.

  • Sep 26, 2021 07:47 PM IST

    Maharashtra records 3,206 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths

    Maharashtra recorded 3,206 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the state's total tally to 6,544,325. In the last 24 hours 36 deaths were also recorded, the death toll now stands at 138,870, according to the state's health department. 

  • Sep 26, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    EAM S Jaishankar to visit Mexico from September 26-28

    External affairs minister (EAM) S Jaishankar will be on an official tour of Mexico from September 26 to 28, the ministry said on Sunday. His Mexican counterpart Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón has extended the invitation.

  • Sep 26, 2021 05:12 PM IST

    Light to moderate rain expected over South Delhi, Noida in next 2 hrs

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to moderate rainfall over isolated places in South Delhi and Noida in the next two hours, reported news agency ANI.

  • Sep 26, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    Jitender Gogi shooting: Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana visits Rohini court

  • Sep 26, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    Switzerland votes in favour of same-sex marriage, says AFP

  • Sep 26, 2021 03:38 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar reiterates demand for caste census 

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar reiterated the demand for a caste census, stating that “caste census is a legitimate demand and is the need of the hour”. Kumar instead that it “is pro-development and will help policymakers frame targeted welfare policies for backward castes.”.

  • Sep 26, 2021 02:40 PM IST

    Manohar Lal Khattar launches pulse polio campaign  in Karnal

    Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched a pulse polio campaign in Haryana's Karnal on Sunday, reported ANI. “The scheme aims to administer polio drops to 2 lakh children in the age group of 0-5 in 12 districts of the state till Sep 30," Khattar told ANI.

  • Sep 26, 2021 02:02 PM IST

    G20 summit to discuss Afghanistan crisis on September 28

    The summit of the Group of Twenty (G20) on Afghanistan is scheduled to be held on September 28, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said.

    "On September 28, as far as I remember, thereabout," TASS news agency said quoting an official.

  • Sep 26, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    1 dead, 2 injured after mudslide hits China's Sichuan province

    One person died and two were injured in Tianquan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province due to the heavy rain that triggered a mudslide on Sunday morning.

  • Sep 26, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    Uttar Pradesh cabinet expansion to be held this evening at Raj Bhavan

    Uttar Pradesh cabinet expansion to be held today evening at Raj Bhavan. Seven new faces to me inducted in the cabinet at 6 pm today, say Raj Bhawan sources.

  • Sep 26, 2021 01:18 PM IST

    At least 50 killed in fighting for Yemen's Marib: Military sources

    At least 50 Huthi rebels and Yemeni pro-government troops have been killed as fighting intensifies for the key city of Marib, military sources said on Sunday, reports AFP.

  • Sep 26, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    Rain lashes parts of Odisha ahead of cyclone Gulab’s landfall

    Rainfall activity started in Odisha’s southern and coastal regions on Sunday morning in the wake of cyclone ‘Gulab’, which is likely to make landfall between Gopalpur and Kalingapatanam in Andhra Pradesh around midnight, the India Meteorological Department said.

  • Sep 26, 2021 12:29 PM IST

    Bank books are cleaner: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Bank books are cleaner; govt's recapitalisation burden will reduce, says Nirmala Sitharaman.

  • Sep 26, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    Bandipora encounter: 2 unidentified terrorists killed, says Jammu and Kashmir Police

    Bandipora encounter | 2 unidentified terrorists killed. Search going on. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered. Further details shall follow: Jammu and Kashmir Police.

  • Sep 26, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    September 26 is an important day because it is related to Indian tradition and heritage: PM Modi

    September 26 is an important day because it is related to Indian tradition and heritage. Today is World River Day: PM

  • Sep 26, 2021 10:33 AM IST

    22-year-old man stabbed to death in Mumbai's Kandivali, 4 arrested

    Four people have been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 22-year-old man to death in Mumbai's Kandivali West, said Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Police (DCP) on Saturday.

  • Sep 26, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Andhra Pradesh appoints outgoing chief secretary Adityanath Das as chief advisor, to be given cabinet minister status

    Andhra Pradesh government appoints outgoing Chief Secretary Adityanath Das. He will be positioned at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan, New Delhi, after his superannuation on September 30. He shall be assigned Cabinet Minister status.

  • Sep 26, 2021 09:24 AM IST

    India reports 28,326 fresh Covid-19 cases, 260 deaths in last 24 hours

    India recorded 28,326 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 33,652,745, while the death toll climbed to 443,928 with 431 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday. 

  • Sep 26, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    Encounter underway at Watnira area of Bandipora

    Encounter underway at Watnira area of Bandipora. Police and security forces at the spot. Further details shall follow: J&K Police.

  • Sep 26, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    Sheriff''s office: At least 3 killed in Amtrak derailment

    At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, an official with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office said.

  • Sep 26, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    'Injuries reported' after US train derailment: rail operator

    Multiple people were injured when a train derailed on Saturday in the US state of Montana, rail operator Amtrak said.

  • Sep 26, 2021 07:57 AM IST

    Venkaiah Naidu calls for addressing shortage of doctors, paramedical workers in mission mode

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for addressing the shortage of trained human resources in the health sector on a war footing and stressed on the need for creating more medical colleges in line with the government's intention of setting up one medical college and hospital in every district of the country.

  • Sep 26, 2021 06:44 AM IST

    1 killed, another injured in China's Henan following heavy rains

    One was killed, another was injured in China's Henan province as heavy rains lashed since Friday, local media reported.

  • Sep 26, 2021 06:08 AM IST

    Farmers to hold rally in Panipat today to ‘awaken’ govt against farm laws

    Farmers will hold a rally in Haryana's Panipat on Sunday, where farm leaders, including Rakesh Tikait, are likely to address agriculturalists protesting against the three contentious farm laws.

  • Sep 26, 2021 05:53 AM IST

    PM Modi to address the nation on 81st edition of Mann Ki Baat today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Sunday, September 26, through his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme.

  • Sep 26, 2021 05:22 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hits Taiwan

    A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has occurred in Taiwan, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Sunday.

  • Sep 26, 2021 05:06 AM IST

    NYC temporarily blocked from imposing school vaccine mandate

    New York City’s school system, the largest in the U.S., has been temporarily blocked from imposing a mandate forcing teachers and other staff from getting vaccinated against Covid-19, according to a ruling from a federal judge.

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PIL in Delhi HC seeks urgent evacuation of over 270 minorities from Afghanistan

Alleging that the Indian government has so far not provided any assistance to the stranded individuals, the PIL said the minorities were spending every minute in a state of supreme fear and anxiety in the war-torn country.
The Islamist militant group Taliban recaptured Afghanistan in August this year. (AFP Photo)
The Islamist militant group Taliban recaptured Afghanistan in August this year. (AFP Photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 08:20 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Was gang-raped, says Assam college student after photo leaks; classmate arrested

The Assam college student filed a FIR accusing her classmate after someone sent her prospective groom a nude photo.
The Assam college student told police that she fell unconscious after being given the sedative-laced drink by the accused and later woke up at the house of her classmate’s relative (HT File photo/Deepak Sansta)
The Assam college student told police that she fell unconscious after being given the sedative-laced drink by the accused and later woke up at the house of her classmate’s relative (HT File photo/Deepak Sansta)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 08:17 PM IST
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An elephant, 2 boars, 1 deer electrocuted in Kaziranga; another jumbo in Guwahati

Carcasses of a swamp deer and two wild boars, all killed by electrocution, were found near the elephant. The incident took place in Hati Camp area under Burapahar range of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.
The domesticated elephant, Oiravt, which died due to electrocution at Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Monday. (Photo: Kaziranga National Park.)
The domesticated elephant, Oiravt, which died due to electrocution at Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Monday. (Photo: Kaziranga National Park.)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 07:56 PM IST
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Southwest monsoon withdraws; northeast monsoon commences over peninsular India

A cyclonic circulation is likely to develop over southeast Bay of Bengal and the neighbourhood by Tuesday. It is likely to move westwards. Under its influence, a low-pressure area is likely to form over central parts of South Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours. Isolated heavy rainfall is likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during October 25 to 29.
Unseasonal rain in October due to western disturbances caused flooding and landslides in different parts of northwest India earlier this month. Uttarakhand was particularly badly impacted. (PTI PHOTO.)
Unseasonal rain in October due to western disturbances caused flooding and landslides in different parts of northwest India earlier this month. Uttarakhand was particularly badly impacted. (PTI PHOTO.)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 07:19 PM IST
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