Tablighi Jamaat members were deboarded from a flight to Malaysia on Sunday afternoon.(HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)
Tablighi Jamaat members were deboarded from a flight to Malaysia on Sunday afternoon.(HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM:8 Malaysians linked to Tablighi Jamaat deboarded from rescue flight and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 04:58 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

8 Malaysians linked to Tablighi Jamaat deboarded from rescue flight

Eight Malaysian nationals were intercepted by immigration authorities and deboarded from a flight to Kuala Lumpur after they were identified as Tablighi Jamaat members who attended the religious congregation in Nizamuddin, which is linked to one-third of India’s coronavirus infections, said officials. Read more

Amid lockdown, Chhattisgarh Police re-calibrate anti-Maoist ops in Bastar

The lockdown to fight coronavirus has forced Chhattisgrah Police to re-calibrate and scale down anti-Maoist operations for security reasons and apprehension of likely shortage of essential items for the troopers, top officials said Sunday. Read more

50 mn jobs in tourism sector at stake, need relief packages to combat Covid-19: Industry bodies to govt

Fifty million people will lose their jobs in the tourism sector if the government does not issue a relief package, industry bodies told the Centre during a virtual conference on Saturday. Read more

Spain witnesses drop in coronavirus deaths for third day

The rate of the coronavirus outbreak continues to slow in Spain, the country with the second most infections behind the United States. Spain recorded 6,023 confirmed new infections on Sunday, taking the national tally to 130,759. Read more

Ramayana: From Arun Govil to Deepika Chikhalia, what actors of hit mythological serial are doing now

The coronavirus lockdown has been an unexpected boom for Doordarshan. The national broadcaster is back to being the most happening place with mega mythological serials from the golden era of Doordarshan back on screen -- Ramanand Saagar’s Ramayana and BR Chopra’s Mahabharat are currently on air. Read more

Sridevi, the Eternal Screen Goddess and ‘Female’ Bachchan who fought for equality in Bollywood

The lines above are from the book, Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess, by Satyarth Nayak. In this excerpt, Rishi Kapoor is describing his interaction with Sridevi during the making of the blockbuster hit, Nagina, showing us how shy and reserved India’s first female superstar actually was in real life. Read more

Decision on reopening schools, colleges to be taken on April 14: HRD minister

The HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Sunday said that the government will decide whether to reopen schools, colleges on April 14 after reviewing the coronavirus situation. Read more

Covid-19 lockdown: Tech accessories, products professionals need to work from home

Working from home is what most of the employees and professionals are doing these days due to the 21-day coronavirus lockdown imposed by the government. And because we are not used to this routine and environment, working with full focus can be difficult at times. Read more

Did that guy just walk in on himself during a Zoom meeting? Watch

Who said work from home couldn’t be fun? Video producer and very-serious-professional Dan Crowd is here to remind us to have a little laugh and not take ourselves too seriously. Read more

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A boatman wades through toxic foam floating on the river Yamuna at Kalindi Kunj in New Delhi.(PTI)
A boatman wades through toxic foam floating on the river Yamuna at Kalindi Kunj in New Delhi.(PTI)

Delhi among top 3 states with most contaminated sites in India

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:22 PM IST
There are 112 sites in India contaminated by toxic and hazardous substances. Besides, there are 168 sites that may be contaminated but require investigation and confirmation, as per the CPCB.
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to address Kisan Mahapanchyat in Meerut today

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ajay Kumar Lallu on Saturday said that the party will continue to protest against the farm laws and "Priyanka Gandhi will address a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Meerut on Sunday and highlight the issues being faced by farmers."
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In October 2020, the Allahabad High Court had granted bail to MP Azam Khan, his wife and son in the case.(Photo: PTI)
In October 2020, the Allahabad High Court had granted bail to MP Azam Khan, his wife and son in the case.(Photo: PTI)

SP to hold cycle rally in support of Azam Khan over cases lodged by UP police

By hindustantimes.com | ANI, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:10 PM IST
  • In January, the Supreme Court dismissed pleas of the Uttar Pradesh government challenging the bail granted to Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, his wife Dr Tanzeen Fathima, and son Abdullah Azam Khan in an alleged case of forging birth certificate.
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The Bombay high court. (HT FILE PHOTO)
The Bombay high court. (HT FILE PHOTO)

Bombay HC refuses pre-arrest bail to judicial magistrate booked in bribery case

PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:08 PM IST
  • An associate of the judicial magistrate allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe on her behalf for dismissing a criminal complaint against a milk vendor.
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National Conference leader Omar Abdullah reacted sharply to Suvendu Adhikari's comment that West Bengal will become like Kashmir under another term of Trinamool. (HT Photo/File)
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah reacted sharply to Suvendu Adhikari's comment that West Bengal will become like Kashmir under another term of Trinamool. (HT Photo/File)

Hasn't Kashmir become paradise after 2019: Omar Abdudullah's swipe at Suvendu

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 11:54 AM IST
The comment is stupid and tasteless, former J&K Chief Minister tweeted a day after Bengal BJP leader said West Bengal will become Kashmir under Trinamool.
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Jan Aushadhi stores, the affordable drug stores, have been set up across the country.(HT File Photo)
Jan Aushadhi stores, the affordable drug stores, have been set up across the country.(HT File Photo)

Called Modi ki dukan... buy medicine from there: PM launches Jan Aushadhi centre

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 10:54 AM IST
PM Modi interacted with the beneficiaries of 'Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana' and gave awards to stakeholders, in recognition of their excellent work.
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Union home minister Amit Shah is going to Kerala and Tamil Nadu for a day long visit.
Union home minister Amit Shah is going to Kerala and Tamil Nadu for a day long visit.

Amit Shah visits Kerala as Vijayan govt battles to rid gold smuggling taint

By Ramesh Babu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 10:50 AM IST
  • Earlier, the CM had hit out at BJP's minister of state for external affairs, V Muraleedharan, alleging after his elevation, smuggling from West Asian countries increased manifold
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BJP activists cheer holding party flags at the rally and stage area ahead of PM Narendra Modi's election rally at the brigade parade ground, in Kolkata.
BJP activists cheer holding party flags at the rally and stage area ahead of PM Narendra Modi's election rally at the brigade parade ground, in Kolkata.

During PM Modi’s Kolkata rally, CM Banerjee will decry LPG price in Siliguri

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 11:16 AM IST
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at the famous Brigade Parade Grounds in Maidan area is expected to draw a huge crowd.
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A healthcare worker inoculates a senior citizen at a government hospital near Ajmer in Rajasthan on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
A healthcare worker inoculates a senior citizen at a government hospital near Ajmer in Rajasthan on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

India records 18,711 new cases of Covid-19, 100 deaths

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 09:38 AM IST
The count of active cases went up to 4,219, reaching 1,84,523, according to the health ministry data.
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 He also attacked the opposition parties which are supporting the farmers' protest. "There is a place for disagreement in democracy and so is for opposition and difference of opinion, but should there be any opposition that can harm the nation," he said.
He also attacked the opposition parties which are supporting the farmers' protest. "There is a place for disagreement in democracy and so is for opposition and difference of opinion, but should there be any opposition that can harm the nation," he said.

News updates from HT: Govt ready to amend farm laws, says Tomar

PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:53 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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More details in Chhattisgarh family's mysterious death case will be available after the post-mortem, said officials.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
More details in Chhattisgarh family's mysterious death case will be available after the post-mortem, said officials.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Chhattisgarh: 5 of family found dead in Durg; note cites financial stress

By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:39 AM IST
  • The police were investigating the case from all possible angles.
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Union minister Giriraj Singh.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Union minister Giriraj Singh.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Officials don't listen to you? Beat them up with sticks: Giriraj tells residents

PTI, Begusarai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:39 AM IST
The firebrand BJP leader, who has a reputation of shooting from the hip, made the remark while addressing a function organised by an agriculture institute in Khodawandpur near here.
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Union agricultural minister Narendra Singh Tomar at an event in New Delhi last month.(PTI File Photo)
Union agricultural minister Narendra Singh Tomar at an event in New Delhi last month.(PTI File Photo)

Govt ready to amend farm laws, says Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 08:06 AM IST
Tomar said the three laws passed by Parliament in September last year will help farmers fetch more prices in the market.
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Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait attends a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat', in Saharanpur district on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait attends a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat', in Saharanpur district on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

1 village, 1 tractor, 15 men and 10 days: Tikait's formula for farmers' protest

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 07:03 AM IST
The farmers have been sitting at various borders near national capital Delhi since November 26 with the demand that the three central farm laws must be repealed.
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A medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Tudor Ranch in California.(AP)
A medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Tudor Ranch in California.(AP)

Covid-19 LIVE: India adds 18,711 fresh cases, total tally reaches 11.21 million

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 11:01 AM IST
  • In India, the cases reached 11.19 million and the death toll stands at 157,656. The country has inoculated more than 20 million in the ongoing vaccination drive.
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