Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali will meet his counterpart S Jaishankar during his visit to India this month.(Twitter/Pradeep Gyawali)
Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali will meet his counterpart S Jaishankar during his visit to India this month.(Twitter/Pradeep Gyawali)

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UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:52 PM IST

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

Nepal foreign minister to visit India this month to restore normalcy to bilateral ties

Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali is set to visit India this month for a meeting with his counterpart S Jaishankar aimed at boosting efforts to restore normalcy to bilateral ties hit by a border row earlier this year. Read more

‘Praying for the safety and well-being,’ PM Modi assures help to Kerala, Tamil Nadu ahead of cyclone Burevi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke to the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala and assured all assitance from the Centre ahead of Cyclone Burevi which is likely to cross the two states on December 3 and 4 after crossing Sri Lanka coast on Wednesday night. Read more

RJD begins probe into poll defeat, focus on Kosi & seemanchal rout

After the defeat in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly polls 2020, the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has begun examining the reasons behind the party’s loss on 69 seats out of the 144 it contested in alliance with the Congress and three Left parties. Read more

Vivo V20 Pro 5G vs V20 vs V20SE: We compare and tell which is the best for you

Vivo has just launched its V20 Pro 5G smartphone in India with an aim to bring the camera prowess and 5G connectivity in a single device to the masses. The phone has already been out in China and has three camera lenses at the back like its slightly weaker models – V20 SE and V20. Read more

Kiara Advani recreates Urmila Matondkar’s Rangeela, Sharmila Tagore’s Kashmir ki Kali, other retro Bollywood looks for Indoo Ki Jawani song Dil Tera

Kiara Advani has been flooding social media with looks, songs and sneak peaks of her latest silver screen offering, Indoo Ki Jawani, in which she is starring alongside Aditya Seal in the lead role, as well as actors Mallika Dua, Rajesh Jais, Manish Choudhary, among others in supporting roles. Read more

‘Vibing cricketers, vibing cat’: ICC wins meme game with latest tweet. Watch

Unless you’re staying light years away from the Internet, you must be aware of the viral vibing cat meme. In case you’ve achieved the amazing feat of keeping yourself away from the online world, allow us to explain. Read more

Imran Khan’s estranged wife Avantika Malik’s cryptic post about ‘valued personal relationships’ going silent: ‘Anger isn’t the end of the story’

Former actor Imran Khan’s estranged wife, Avantika Malik, has shared a cryptic post on social media, about the importance of not shutting doors on relationships, based on assumptions and anger. News of problems in Imran and Avantika’s marriage first came to light last year. Read more

Covid: As UK clears vaccine, what’s status of made-in-India Covaxin’s trials?

Phase 3 human trials of a Covid vaccine candidate were launched in Karnataka on December 2. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa virtually inaugurated the trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on the same day that the United Kingdom cleared the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use. Watch here

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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)

AAP to contest elections in 6 states, says Arvind Kejriwal

By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 12:04 PM IST
In the next two years, the party will contest elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, said the party national convener
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Only up to 40-seater aircrafts were allowed to operate from the Bilaspur airport till now.(Representative image)
Only up to 40-seater aircrafts were allowed to operate from the Bilaspur airport till now.(Representative image)

Bilaspur airport in Chhattisgarh upgraded, now 72-seater aircrafts can land

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:54 AM IST
  • The Chhattisgarh government claimed it took the initiative taking the sentiments of Bilaspur residents into account and got the approval for the airport's up-gradation from the civil aviation department.
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (HT file)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (HT file)

AAP to contest polls in 6 states including, Himachal Pradesh, UP, Gujarat

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 12:08 PM IST
In December, Kejriwal had announced that the party would contest in UP Assembly election in 2022.
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78% of Covid-19 active cases are concentrated in five states(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
78% of Covid-19 active cases are concentrated in five states(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

India's Covid-19 recovery rate hits nearly 97%: Govt

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:33 AM IST
  • India's present active caseload now composes of just 1.62% of India's total positive cases.
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A health worker takes a swab sample in Thane. For the first time since the vaccination drive began in Thane, the number of immunisations crossed 102 % on Saturday. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)(HT_PRINT)
A health worker takes a swab sample in Thane. For the first time since the vaccination drive began in Thane, the number of immunisations crossed 102 % on Saturday. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)(HT_PRINT)

Maharashtra: Thane records 260 fresh Covid-19 cases, two more fatalities

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:08 AM IST
The Covid-19 count in Thane district of Maharashtra reached 2,52,723 with 260 new cases, while two more fatalities pushed the death toll to 6,140, an official said on Thursday.
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Farmers protest during a tractor rally at the Inner Ring Road in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2021. (Bloomberg)
Farmers protest during a tractor rally at the Inner Ring Road in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2021. (Bloomberg)

Farm stir: Jan 26 violence a conspiracy, says SAD; demands international inquiry

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:11 AM IST
The protesting farmers earlier said that ‘anti-social’ elements had orchestrated the violence in Delhi in order to hijack their peaceful protests against the three farm laws- which were passed by Parliament in September.
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The Supreme Court. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC asks Centre to fix timeline for judicial appointments: All you need to know

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:07 AM IST
The court said there were 189 proposals regarding appointments pending with the government as on December 31
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People walk across a footbridge as snowclad Zabarwan mountains are seen in the backdrop, after a heavy snowfall, in Srinagar, earlier this month. (File photo)
People walk across a footbridge as snowclad Zabarwan mountains are seen in the backdrop, after a heavy snowfall, in Srinagar, earlier this month. (File photo)

Cold wave keeps grip on Kashmir; Srinagar records -5.6°C

By Mir Ehsan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:04 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department has predicted another spell of snowfall in Kashmir in the first week of Febuary
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Farmer unions said the agitation at Singhu, Tikri and other border areas of the national capital will continue.(PTI Photo )
Farmer unions said the agitation at Singhu, Tikri and other border areas of the national capital will continue.(PTI Photo )

Delhi Police notices sent to 20 farm leaders, reply sought within 3 days

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 12:01 PM IST
Earlier on Wednesday, deputy commissioner of police Chinmoy Biswal had sent a notice to Sanyukt Kisan Morcha Darshan Pal asking him why action should not be taken against him and his allies
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Home Minister Amit Shah will visit injured policemen today. (PTI file)
Home Minister Amit Shah will visit injured policemen today. (PTI file)

Republic Day violence: Amit Shah to visit injured police officers today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:59 AM IST
Delhi Police claimed to have handled the sudden violence with restraint averting a major law and order situation in the Capital on Republic Day.
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Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Conmen defrauding people through online dating apps, warns Interpol

By Neeraj Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:27 AM IST
The CBI, which is the nodal agency of Interpol in India, will alert the states about Interpol’s Purple Notice for awareness about the online dating scam
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Active Covid-19 cases in country stand at 1,73,740, while 1,03,73,606 people have recovered from the disease, Union health ministry said.(PTI)
Active Covid-19 cases in country stand at 1,73,740, while 1,03,73,606 people have recovered from the disease, Union health ministry said.(PTI)

70% of India's Covid-19 cases from Maharashtra, Kerala: Harsh Vardhan

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:45 AM IST
  • Harsh Vardhan said that 147 districts in the nation have not seen a case of Covid-19 in last 7 days.
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The couple were forced to organise a community feast as well. (Representational Image)
The couple were forced to organise a community feast as well. (Representational Image)

Odisha couple forced to perform symbolic last rites of son with rare disorder

By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:15 AM IST
The boy suffers from giant congenital melanocytic nevi that caused hairy growth on his face, chest and right hand
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Students undergo thermal screening in Kanyakumari.(PTI)
Students undergo thermal screening in Kanyakumari.(PTI)

India reports 11,666 new cases in 24 hours, active cases below 1.74 lakh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:19 AM IST
147 districts in the country reported no new Covid-19 case in the last seven days.
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Farmers protest during a tractor rally near the Singhu border crossing in Delhi,(Bloomberg)
Farmers protest during a tractor rally near the Singhu border crossing in Delhi,(Bloomberg)

Farmers' protest: NH-24, route connecting Delhi with Ghaziabad opened

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:46 AM IST
  • Announcing the decision to end the protest, BKU (Bhanu) president Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh told reporters that he was deeply pained by whatever happened during the tractor rally in Delhi on Republic Day.
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