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- Mar 25, 2023 10:24 PM IST
G20 delegates reach Arunachal, may visit Tawang on Sunday
Over 50 international delegates reached Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday to participate in a G20 meeting.
After landing at the Hollongi airport, they travelled to Itanagar where they visited an exhibition in which various tribal arts and cultures were showcased, besides budding innovators of the state exhibiting their innovations, reported PTI.
- Mar 25, 2023 09:20 PM IST
Five members of banned outfit held in Jharkhand
Five members of the banned Tritiya Sammelan Prastuti Committee (TSPC) have been arrested in Jharkhand's Palamu district for allegedly setting fire to vehicles near a brick kiln, a senior police officer said on Saturday.
Around 16 TSPC pamphlets, five mobile phones, one bike among other things were recovered from their possession, the officer said, reported PTI.
- Mar 25, 2023 08:24 PM IST
US: Pennsylvania chocolate factory explodes; 5 dead, 6 missing
An explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania on Friday killed five people and left six people missing, authorities said.
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency confirmed the increase in the number of fatalities Saturday morning after the blast just before 5 p.m. Friday at the R.M. Palmer Co. plant in the borough of West Reading, reported AP.
- Mar 25, 2023 07:56 PM IST
Special meeting for civic budget to be held on Mar 28: MCD
A special meeting has been convened at the MCD headquarters on March 28 to discuss and deliberate on the civic budget, officials said on Saturday. As required by norms, the civic budget is to be cleared by March 31.
The MCD passed the "schedule of taxes" in the civic budget for 2023-24 on February 15.
But, the remaining budget process was stalled as the standing committee of the civic body is yet to be elected, reported PTI.
- Mar 25, 2023 07:31 PM IST
Haryana CM Khattar conducts aerial survey of crops affected by rains
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Saturday conducted an aerial survey of crops affected by untimely rains and hailstorms.
The survey was conducted by the CM during his visit to Hisar.
"The Haryana government is committed to protecting the interests of the farmers and ensuring their welfare. Every possible effort will be made to safeguard the interest of the farmers," an official release quoted Khattar as saying, reported PTI.
- Mar 25, 2023 06:16 PM IST
Delhi govt orders state-run hospitals to hold mock drill tomorrow
- Mar 25, 2023 06:06 PM IST
Russia pardons 5,000 former criminals after fighting in Ukraine: Report
More than 5,000 former criminals have been pardoned after finishing their contracts to fight in Russia's Wagner mercenary group against Ukraine, the founder of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, said on Saturday.
Wagner Group, originally staffed by battle-hardened veterans of the Russian armed forces, took on a much more prominent role in the Ukraine war after the Russian army suffered a series of humiliating defeats last year, reported Reuters.
- Mar 25, 2023 05:42 PM IST
Rains in parts of Rajasthan, hailstorm hits Sriganganagar
Light to moderate rains triggered by a western disturbance were recorded in parts of Rajasthan during the last 24 hours.
According to the Meteorological Department, 35 mm rains were received in Rajgarh of Alwar, 34 mm in Buhana of Jhunjhunu, 19 mm in Jhunjhunu, 16 mm in Paota of Jaipur, 17 mm in Taranagar of Churu, while several other places recorded rains below 17 mm till Saturday morning since Friday.
Hailstorm hit Sriganganagar district during this period.
The department had predicted light rain at some places in Jaipur, Ajmer, Bharatpur divisions on Saturday, reported PTI.
- Mar 25, 2023 04:34 PM IST
J&K: 1 killed, 4 injured in factory blast
A person was killed and four others were injured in a blast that took place in a scrap factory in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Saturday, official sources said.
The factory was located in the Baribrahamana area, they said.
Those injured have been hospitalised.
Police have rushed to the spot and are investigating the matter, they added, reported PTI.
- Mar 25, 2023 04:06 PM IST
EU, Germany reach deal that requires new cars to be carbon neutral by 2035
Germany reached an agreement with the European Union on a landmark regulation that requires new cars to be carbon neutral by 2035, resolving a dispute that threatened to undermine the bloc’s ambitious blueprint to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read full story
- Mar 25, 2023 02:14 PM IST
Indian Air Force's IL 78 refueller lands in Saudi Arabia for refuelling halt
"On March 25, an IL 78 refueller of the Indian Air Force landed in the Kindgdom for a refuelling halt. The Aircrew were received by the Royal Saudi Air force authorities and were extended complete support," tweets Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia.
- Mar 25, 2023 01:42 PM IST
Modi launches new metro line in Bengaluru
PM Modi inaugurates Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura line of Bengaluru Metro.
- Mar 25, 2023 01:02 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi press conference starts
Asked only one question on Adani: Rahul Gandhi a day after disqualification
- Mar 25, 2023 12:49 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka at AICC Delhi office
- Mar 25, 2023 12:43 PM IST
Amritpal Singh seen in jacket in new video from Patiala
While Amritpal Singh remains elusive, a fresh CCTV footage shows him walking in Patiala on March 19 after successfully dodging the police. Read more
- Mar 25, 2023 12:23 PM IST
India on track to become developed nation: PM
During 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', the country has resolved to develop. Many times people ask how India will develop in such a short time? Everyone's effort is the only answer to this question. With 'Sabka Prayaas', India is on the path of becoming a developed nation: PM Modi in Karnataka
- Mar 25, 2023 12:18 PM IST
Court adjourns hearing on Sisodia's bail plea till April 5
Delhi court adjourns till April 5 hearing on bail plea of AAP leader Manish Sisodia, arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in money-laundering probe arising out of excise policy case.
- Mar 25, 2023 12:14 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi disqualification: Youth congress halts Delhi-Chandigarh train
Chandigarh youth Congress stopped the New Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabdi train at the Chandigarh railway station over the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Parliament.
- Mar 25, 2023 12:12 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi disqualification: Kerala Congress stages protest
- Mar 25, 2023 12:11 PM IST
Amritpal Singh manhunt updates
Amrik Singh, resident of RS Pura and his wife namely Paramjit Kour detained by Jammu Police and further handed over to Punjab Police for reportedly having links with Papalpreet Singh (close aide of Amritpal Singh): Jammu Police
- Mar 25, 2023 12:05 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research
PM Modi inaugurates Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka.
- Mar 25, 2023 11:44 AM IST
PM Modi set to inaugurate Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Karnataka
- Mar 25, 2023 11:40 AM IST
PM Modi pays floral tributes to Sir M Visvesvaraya in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka
- Mar 25, 2023 11:38 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to hold 1st press conference after disqualification
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is to hold a press conference at his party's HQ in New Delhi at 1 pm, a day after he was disqualified from the Lok Sabha over a Gujarat court's conviction in the 2019 'Modi surname' case. Read more
- Mar 25, 2023 11:31 AM IST
People ‘excitedly’ await PM Modi's arrival in Bengaluru
- Mar 25, 2023 11:20 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi disqualification: MVA MLAs protest outside Maharashtra assembly
- Mar 25, 2023 11:17 AM IST
Land-for-jobs case: Tejashwi at CBI office, Misa appears before ED
Yadav family's siblings Misa Bharti and Tejashwi Yadav appeared before the investigating agencies in connection with the land for jobs scam case. Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav joined CBI and RJD MP Misa Bharti joined ED investigations today.
- Mar 25, 2023 10:21 AM IST
Tejashwi Yadav to appear before CBI today in land-for-job case
Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav leaves for CBI office.
- Mar 25, 2023 10:01 AM IST
Plea in SC against automatic disqualification of convicted MLAs, MPs
Petition filed in Supreme Court challenging automatic disqualification of representatives of elected legislative bodies after conviction. The plea challenges the constitutional validity of Section 8(3) of the Representatives of People's Act.
- Mar 25, 2023 09:54 AM IST
Cong's 2nd list to be out in 3-4 days: DKS
Congress party has already cleared all the names that the central selection community and the screening community had cleared it. In the next three-four days, the second list will also be finalised: KPCC president DK Shivakumar to ANI on Congress's first candidate list for Karnataka polls
- Mar 25, 2023 09:51 AM IST
Rajnath Singh lands in Amritsar to visit Radha Soami Satsang Beas
- Mar 25, 2023 09:46 AM IST
CRPF Day celebrated in Naxalite area for 1st time: Amit Shah
First time CRPF Day is being celebrated in a Naxalite area. CRPF has contributed to the internal security of the nation. Nation salutes Women CRPF personnel. CRPF's contribution is significant: Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Chhattisgarh
- Mar 25, 2023 09:23 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi disqualification: ‘Black day’ in Wayanad today
As part of a protest against the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha, Wayanad District Congress Committee chief ND Appachan said that the party will observe "Black Day" on Saturday.
- Mar 25, 2023 09:17 AM IST
Alert in Uttarakhand over possibility of Amritpal Singh entering state: Report
An alert has been sounded in Uttarakhand over the possibility of absconding pro-Khalistan preacher Amritpal Singh entering the State, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) V Murugesan told ANI on Saturday.
- Mar 25, 2023 08:53 AM IST
2 dead in US chocolate factory explosion: Report
2 killed, 9 missing following Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion, reports AP.
- Mar 25, 2023 08:50 AM IST
Indian diaspora's show of support against Khalistan elements at the consulate in San Francisco
- Mar 25, 2023 08:36 AM IST
‘Will fight…’: VD Satheesan on Rahul Gandhi disqualification
Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Kerala Assembly, VD Satheesan on Friday said that Congress will fight the "hasty and politically motivated" disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha. "Congress will face the action of Lok Sabha Secretariat politically as well as legally", Kerala LoP said.
- Mar 25, 2023 08:32 AM IST
84th CRPF Day | Amit Shah, in Chhattisgarh, pays tribute to CRPF officers who sacrificed their lives
- Mar 25, 2023 08:14 AM IST
Congress releases candidate list for Karnataka elections
Congress announces first list of 124 candidates for Karnataka Assembly elections. Former CM Siddaramaiah and state party president DK Shivakumar are present in the first list.
- Mar 25, 2023 07:50 AM IST
Centre extends AFSPA in parts of Nagaland, Arunachal for 6 months
Centre has extended Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 for a period of six months with effect from April 1, in Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts in Arunachal Pradesh, the areas falling within the jurisdiction of Namsai, Mahadevpur & Chowkham police stations, and eight districts & 21 police stations in five districts of Nagaland declaring them as ‘disturbed area'.
- Mar 25, 2023 07:40 AM IST
Envoy Sandhu discusses India-US ties with new US Ambassador to India Garcetti
Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu and US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Saturday discussed immediate priorities in deepening India, US bilateral partnership. Former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was sworn in on Friday by US Vice President Kamala Harris.
- Mar 25, 2023 07:19 AM IST
Imran Khan demands judges to take note of constitutional violations in poll postponement
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has demanded judges to take notice of the constitutional violations taking place due to the postponement of general elections, ARY News reported.
- Mar 25, 2023 07:08 AM IST
PM Modi in poll-bound K'taka today to inaugurate new metro line in Bengaluru
In poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the new section of Bengaluru Metro Phase 2 today ( 25 March).