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Nov 02, 2021 11:24 PM IST
PM Modi departs from Glasgow in Scotland after attending COP26
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has departed from Glasgow in Scotland after attending the COP26 climate conference. "Departing after 2 days of intense discussions about future of our planet. India has not only exceeded Paris commitments but has now also set an ambitious agenda for next 50 yrs," he was quoted as saying by ANI.
Nov 02, 2021 10:44 PM IST
Will shut down facial recognition system on network: Facebook
Facebook said it will shut down its facial recognition system on network, AFP reported.
Nov 02, 2021 09:51 PM IST
Israeli PM Bennet said he'd be delighted to visit India in Q1 of FY22: Shringla in Glasgow
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennet has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would be “delighted” to visit India during the first quarter of 2022, India's foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla told news agency ANI. “During their meeting, PM Modi mentioned to the Israeli PM that next year would mark 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Israel and invited him to visit India in that context,” Shringla was quoted as saying.
Nov 02, 2021 09:06 PM IST
Tokyo 2020 Olympic medalists Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain among 12 sportspersons to receive Khel Ratna award on Nov 13
National Sports Awards will be held on November 13 in New Delhi, which will see Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra get the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. Besides Chopra, 11 more sportspersons will be honoured with the award, including other Tokyo 2020 Olympic medalists Lovlina Borgohain (Boxing), Sreejesh PR (Hockey) and Ravi Kumar (Wrestling), among others.
Nov 02, 2021 09:01 PM IST
Puducherry declares holiday for govt, aided, pvt schools from Nov 5-6
Puducherry government has declared holiday to all government, aided and private schools in the Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions on November 5 and 6, ANI reported.
Nov 02, 2021 07:50 PM IST
CIA director meets Russian security council chief: Agencies
Central Intelligence Agency director William Burns meets Russian security council chief in Moscow, AFP reported citing agencies.
Nov 02, 2021 07:20 PM IST
CBI files first charge sheet in Indian Navy leaks case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed the first charge sheet in the case associated with the alleged leakage of confidential information from the Indian Navy about the modernisation of its Russian-origin Kilo class submarines, ANI reported.
Nov 02, 2021 06:24 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to hold virtual review meeting with districts having low Covid vaccination coverage on Nov 3
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual review meeting with Indian districts having a low Covid-19 vaccination coverage on Wednesday at 12noon.
Nov 02, 2021 05:43 PM IST
Suicide bomber, gunmen responsible for Kabul hospital attack: Taliban
In a statement Taliban state that suicide bomber and gunmen were behind the Kabul hospital attack, AFP reported.
Nov 02, 2021 05:36 PM IST
Only green crackers allowed for sale and use during festivals: J&K govt
The Jammu and Kashmir government has allowed the sale and use of only green crackers during Diwali and other festivals, ANI reported citing the Valley government. Green crackers can be burst between 8 and 10pm in the Valley.
Nov 02, 2021 05:18 PM IST
Captain Amarinder Singh floats own party ‘Punjab Lok Congress’
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announces formation of his own party named ‘Punjab Lok Congress’ on Tuesday. He also submitted a seven-page resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
Nov 02, 2021 05:12 PM IST
Former Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh resigns from Congress
Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has resigned from Congress. He sent a seven-page resignation letter to party president Sonia Gandhi, and even announced the formation of his own party.
Nov 02, 2021 04:17 PM IST
19 dead, 50 wounded in Kabul hospital attack
As many as 19 people have died and 50 others injured after an attack near military hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul, AFP reported citing an official.
Nov 02, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Delhi govt gives nod to over ₹104 cr for installing mast tricolours at 500 locations across city
The AAP-led Delhi government has given its nod to funds of more than ₹104 crore for installing 35-metre-high-mast tricolours at 500 sites across the national capital, PTI reported citing official document.
Nov 02, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Smog yet to develop in Delhi; AQI better this year: IMD
RK Jenamani, scientist of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Delhi's AQI will be remain around 300 (poor to very poor) for the forthcoming days, with a minimum temperature of 14°C-15°C. “This year the AQI has been better, comparatively. Smog hasn't been developed, due to many factors,” he told ANI.
Nov 02, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Explosion and gunfire heard close to military hospital in Kabul
Explosion and gunfire heard on Tuesday near military hospital in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, AFP reported citing a witness.
Nov 02, 2021 02:29 PM IST
China asks families to stock up necessities in case of emergencies, directs authorities to maintain ample food items
China has asked families to stock up necessities in view of emergencies and also directed authorities to maintain ample food supplies, triggering an online speculation on the possible reasons behind the directive. The unusual notice issued by the country's commerce ministry comes in the aftermath of heavy rain in October, which led to flooding and damage to crops.
Nov 02, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Kerala HC grants bail to prime accused Swapna Suresh in gold smuggling case
Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted bail to the prime accused Swapna Suresh of the gold smuggling case lodged by the NIA. The bail has been given to her on a bond of ₹25 lakh and two solvent sureties, ANI reported.
Nov 02, 2021 01:50 PM IST
Delhi Commission for Women issues notice to Delhi Police over alleged rape threats to Virat Kohli’s 9-month-old daughter
Nov 02, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Anil Deshmukh produced before special holiday court by ED in money laundering case
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh produced before special holiday court by Enforcement Directorate in money laundering case.
Nov 02, 2021 12:32 PM IST
PM Modi’s climate action commitments leave room for India's economic growth
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment towards climate action with India promising to achieve net zero emissions by 2070 appears to have been taken with global strategic landscape in mind. Read More
Nov 02, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Facebook India seeks 14-day time fromm Delhi peace panel
Facebook India seeks 14-day time from Delhi Legislative Assembly's committee on 'Peace & Harmony' to appear before them and give statement. In an email sent to Committee, they say the're selecting an appropriate officer for it. Committee asks them to appear before them on 18th November, reports ANI.
Nov 02, 2021 11:38 AM IST
Income tax dept seizes Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar’s property worth ₹1000 crore
The Income Tax department has provisionally attached various properties worth around ₹1,000 crores across Maharashtra, Delhi and Goa linked to Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar. The attached properties include a cooperative sugar factory. The action was taken by I-T department after discovering unaccounted income of about ₹184 crore last month during the massive search operation.
Nov 02, 2021 11:06 AM IST
COP26: World leaders back deal to end deforestation by 2030
Leaders of more than 100 countries pledged late Monday to stop and reverse deforestation and land degradation by the end of the decade, according to the COP26 chair of the United Kingdom. Read More
Nov 02, 2021 09:38 AM IST
India's Covid-19 tally rises by 10,423
India reports 10,423 Covid-19 cases, 15,021 recoveries and 443 deaths in last 24 hours as per the Union Health Ministry.
Nov 02, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Boris Johnson accepts Modi's invite to India, to plan visit soon
Boris Johnson, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to come to visit India, foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday. Read More
Nov 02, 2021 07:26 AM IST
Anil Deshmukh, arrested by ED, to oppose remand before court today
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) late on Monday in connection with its money laundering probe in an alleged extortion racket, will on Tuesday oppose his remand before the court, according to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader’s lawyer. Read More
Nov 02, 2021 06:53 AM IST
Petrol price sees hike of 35 paise
Price of petrol in Delhi at ₹110.04 per litre after a hike of ₹0.35. Diesel price remain unchanged and is selling at ₹98.42 per litre.
Petrol & diesel prices per litre-
Mumbai: ₹115.85 & ₹106.62 respectively
Kolkata: ₹110.49 & ₹101.56 respectively
Chennai: ₹106.66 & ₹102.59 respectively
Nov 02, 2021 05:34 AM IST
India pledges new climate crisis goal: Net zero by 2070
India will reach carbon neutrality by 2070, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced as part of a five-point action plan that included reducing emissions to 50% by 2030, making the boldest pledge on Monday at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, where he also urged developed countries to deliver on their promise of climate financing. Read More