News updates from Hindustan Times: Delhi's air quality improves significantly
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Delhi’s air cleaner, temp to remain normal today: IMD
At 7am on Wednesday, the hourly average air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was 322, in the "very poor" zone, a marked improvement from Tuesday’s 404, in the "severe" category. Read more
Farmers want permission for tractor rally on Republic Day, Supreme Court hearing today
The Supreme Court will on Wednesday resume the hearing on the application filed by Delhi Police seeking a direction to put an injunction on the proposed tractor rally by farmers on Republic Day. Read more
Vaccine drive: Health ministry allows on-spot beneficiary registration
To deal with the issue of low turnout of healthcare workers at the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination sites, the Union health ministry has modified the Co-WIN app to now allow on-spot beneficiary registration. Read more
India vs Australia: From Mumbai to Chennai, families of unlikely heroes rejoice in victory
While the drama unfolded in Brisbane, back in Chennai, Washington Sundar’s family was drowning in a sea of phone calls. From well-wishers to journalists, everyone wanted to hear from them. Read more
When Akshay Kumar revealed he was too ‘shy’ to kiss the first girl he dated, got rejected.
Akshay Kumar may have just celebrated two decades of marital bliss with Twinkle Khanna but there was a time when he was not so lucky in love. In fact, he got rejected by the first girl he dated. Read more
2,100-pound lion statues stolen from porch, family offers $500 for safe return
It is always worrying but not uncommon to hear stories about stolen purses or gadgets. But have you ever heard about somebody stealing a 100-pound statue? Read more
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2021: History, significance and celebration
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is celebrated across India with great fervour and enthusiasm as it holds special significance for the Sikhs and is considered one of their most auspicious festivals. Read more
Tandav controversy: Creator Ali Abbas Zafar decides to make changes in series
Ali Abbas Zafar announced that changes will be made to scenes in Amazon Prime Video's glossy political show ‘Tandav’. The maker of the show issued a statement after controversy around the series. Watch
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- Earlier this month, CBI in the first charge-sheet in the case had named BSF Commandant Satish Kumar and Murshidabad-based businessman Enamul Haque along with five others for their alleged involvement in cattle smuggling across the India-Bangladesh border.
- The bench, also comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and S Ravindra Bhat apart from Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde were of the view that magistrates should play a more “intrusive” role in investigation.
- Police said the accused and the victim were in a relationship for a year, but of late she had been avoiding him.
- The national carrier at present is operating only special passenger trains since the curbs on lockdown were eased. Regular passenger trains have been suspended since March 25, 2020.
- Both the casualties took place due to IED blasts.