An attendant at a fuel station fills fuel in a vehicle in Kolkata. (PTI)
An attendant at a fuel station fills fuel in a vehicle in Kolkata. (PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Petrol prices cross 85 mark in Delhi, diesel above 75 and all the latest news

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By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:55 PM IST

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

Petrol rate crosses record 85/litre in Delhi; diesel above 75/litre

Petrol price on Tuesday crossed 85 per litre in Delhi, beating its own record for the fifth time in less than two weeks since January 7 even as India’s average crude oil import price softened a bit, according to official data. Read more

First military team heads to Russia to train on S-400 air defence systems

The first group of Indian military specialists is set to travel to Russia for training in operating the S-400 air defence systems, deliveries of which are set to start this year against the backdrop of possible US sanctions. Read more

'Will send people to disturb BJP meetings’: Mamata Banerjee announces at rally

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of disturbing the meetings held by her Trinamool Congress (TMC) and warned she will do the same. Read more

Bangladesh to get 2 million doses of Covishield from India as ‘gift’ tomorrow

Bangladesh on Tuesday announced it would receive two million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from India as a gift even as countries in the region look to New Delhi to help their vaccination programmes with grants. Read more

Is this India's greatest Test win?

Had this series been scripted for a Bollywood movie, it would’ve been widely panned by the audiences and critics alike for being a little too over-the-top. Read more

Bruce Wayne meets Great Gatsby: Custom BMW R 18 'Spirit of Passion' revealed

In collaboration with Kingston Custom (run by Dirk Oehlerking), BMW Motorrad has revealed a custom R 18 known as 'Spirit of Passion'. The bike features Kingston's signature handmade fairings. Read more

India Vs Australia: Twitter floods with wishes as Indian cricket team breaches ‘Fortress Gabba’

After chasing a target of 328 runs, Team India has secured a historic win in the fourth test match against Australia at Gabba in Brisbane. The 2-1 win helped the team to retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy and win the hearts of people along with it. Read more

‘Who gave Balakot information to Arnab Goswami?’: Rahul Gandhi questions govt

Rahul Gandhi launched an attack on the Modi government over the alleged leaked charts of journalist Arnab Goswami, which purportedlky reveal that he had priori information about the Balakot airstrike. Watch

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Police line tape. Crime scene investigation. Forensic science.(Getty Images)
Police line tape. Crime scene investigation. Forensic science.(Getty Images)

Mumbai man dies by suicide after killing father, grandfather, say police

By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:29 PM IST
  • Police said the young man who murdered his father and grandfather was mentally unstable.
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HP chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing during the budget session of the state assembly in Shimla on Tuesday. (ANI)
HP chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing during the budget session of the state assembly in Shimla on Tuesday. (ANI)

HP MLAs to get full salary from April, MLALAD fund fully restored

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:27 PM IST
  • The state government had last year decided to cut 30 per cent salaries of its MLAs and suspend the MLALAD fund for two years to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The ruling CPI(M)’s state secretary, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, Monday said nobody attempted to settle the rape allegation levelled against his son.(PTI File Photo)
The ruling CPI(M)’s state secretary, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, Monday said nobody attempted to settle the rape allegation levelled against his son.(PTI File Photo)

CPI (M) leader Kodiyeri’s wife summoned by Customs for builder’s smartphone gift

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:11 PM IST
  • The smartphone gift has links to the gold smuggling case that the Customs busted last July.
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Supreme Court. (HT Archive.)
Supreme Court. (HT Archive.)

Supreme Court to commence hybrid physical hearings from March 15

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:53 PM IST
The apex court has issued the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the hybrid physical hearings.
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India's total COVID-19 active cases have reached 1,80,304, comprising 1.61 per cent of the country’s total number of infections.(Reuters)
India's total COVID-19 active cases have reached 1,80,304, comprising 1.61 per cent of the country’s total number of infections.(Reuters)

15 lakh people vaccinated against Covid-19 on March 5, highest in a day: Centre

Posted by Joydeep Bose | PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:00 PM IST
The countrywide Covid-19 vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers (HCWs) getting inoculated. The vaccination of frontline workers (FLWs) had started on February 2.
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Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway near Rohtak on 100th day of protest, in Haryana.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway near Rohtak on 100th day of protest, in Haryana.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)

100 days of farm laws protest: Farmers block major expressways. See pictures

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:25 PM IST
To mark the 100th day of the landmark protest, protesting farmers' unions decided to observe March 6 as the 'Black Day'.
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A police team which rushed to scene of fighting between the two group also came under attack. (Representational photo/Getty Images)
A police team which rushed to scene of fighting between the two group also came under attack. (Representational photo/Getty Images)

3 killed, 9 injured as dispute over land turns violent in Bihar’s Munger

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST
  • Two groups had been trying to build a wall around a plot of land that is said to belong to a mutth.
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Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway near Rohtak on 100th day of protest, in Haryana.(HT photo)
Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway near Rohtak on 100th day of protest, in Haryana.(HT photo)

Farmers gather at western peripheral expressway as agitation completes 100 days

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:06 PM IST
As the capital braces for scorching summers and the harvesting season begins, farmers gathering on Saturday asserted that they had no plans to turn back until their demands were met.
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Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut(HT file)
Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut(HT file)

News updates from HT: Mumbai police capable of probing Mansukh Hiren's death

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:56 PM 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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Dinesh Trivedi joined the BJP on Saturday in Delhi in the presence of party chief JP Nadda and Union minister Piyush Goyal. (ANI)
Dinesh Trivedi joined the BJP on Saturday in Delhi in the presence of party chief JP Nadda and Union minister Piyush Goyal. (ANI)

Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP, 'Now, he is in the right party,' says JP Nadda

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:37 PM IST
The former Trinamool MP said it was the golden moment he had been waiting for. BJP president J P Nadda said Trivedi was the right person in the wrong party
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Twenty-five nations across the world have already received Made-in India vaccines and forty-nine more countries will be supplied in the coming days, ranging from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean to Africa, South-East Asia and the Pacific Islands. (Representative Image)(AFP)
Twenty-five nations across the world have already received Made-in India vaccines and forty-nine more countries will be supplied in the coming days, ranging from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean to Africa, South-East Asia and the Pacific Islands. (Representative Image)(AFP)

India airlifts Covid-19 vaccines to Somalia

ANI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Under the Vaccine Maitri initiative, India has been providing coronavirus vaccines to its neighbouring countries.
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Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut. (HT File Photo)
Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut. (HT File Photo)

Mumbai police capable of probing Mansukh Hiren's death, says Shiv Sena

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:22 PM IST
  • Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut dismissed the opposition's demand for an investigation into Mansukh Hiren's death by the NIA
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It is being speculated that Mithun Chakraborty and Sourav Ganguly may attend PM Modi's Brigade rally tomorrow.
It is being speculated that Mithun Chakraborty and Sourav Ganguly may attend PM Modi's Brigade rally tomorrow.

PM Modi's Brigade rally: BJP clarifies about Mithun Chakraborty, Sourav Ganguly

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:17 PM IST
West Bengal BJP has neither denied nor accepted the speculations, which intensifies the suspense.
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Actor Taapsee Pannu is currently shooting for her film Loop Lapeta.(HT_PRINT)
Actor Taapsee Pannu is currently shooting for her film Loop Lapeta.(HT_PRINT)

'According to our finance minister': What Taapse Pannu said on 2013 I-T raids

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:58 PM IST
The raids were also to search her memories of the 2013 raid that happened at her properties, Taapsee Pannu said on Saturday.
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT photo)
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT photo)

Odisha: State govt to increase funds for MSMEs, says CM Patnaik

ANI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 10:45 AM IST
While inaugurating the MSME Trade fair 2021 through Video conferencing, the Chief Minister said "In the next financial year, the budget of MSME Department is being substantially increased.
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