Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses while paying tributes to former Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses while paying tributes to former Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

News updates from HT: Road to fighting climate change is through climate justice, says PM Modi

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 01:24 PM IST

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

Road to fighting climate change is through climate justice: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the road to fighting climate change is through climate justice and called for giving developing countries enough space to grow. Read more

'They should look inward': Venkaiah Naidu on MP's question citing Sweden report

AAP MP Sushil on Thursday cited a Sweden report on Indian democracy in a question to Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the Rajya Sabha, following which chairman Venkaiah Naidu said, "What is the use of a Sweden report? These are all political. They should look inward." Read more

Suspected smuggler shot at by BSF near Attari border

A suspected smuggler was injured when Border Security Force (BSF) personnel opened fire near the Attari-Wagah border on Thursday morning. Read more

'That's where Kohli is a little hard to understand': Sanjay Manjrekar dissects India captain's 'tactics' against England

During the press conference immediately after England beat India by 227 runs on Tuesday in Chennai, captain Virat Kohli made it clear that although England played well, to assume that England are better prepared than India on their home soil is an exaggeration. Read more

Priyanka Chopra's husband Nick Jonas was very interested in reading about her 'early dating life' in Unfinished

Priyanka Chopra's husband, Nick Jonas, got 'straight to the good stuff', that is, her early dating life, while reading her recently released memoir, Unfinished. In the book, Priyanka wrote about life as a teenager in the United States, among other things. Read more

Man places frozen pants on parking spots around city, pics spark laughter

The Internet is filled with posts which leave you asking “Why” and also make you giggle at the same time. This tweet involving frozen pants fits that category perfectly. Read more

From weightlifting to tennis and glamour, here’s a day in Sania Mirza’s life

Her 7 million followers on Instagram can easily vouch that Sania Mirza is not only a super human on the Tennis court but also off it and the ace Indian player’s latest video on her social media handle is also proof of the same. Read more

2021 MG Hector SUV launches in India, gets new CVT gearbox

Right after driving in the new ZS EV with a better battery pack and enhanced driving range, MG Motor India has now launched the updated MG Hector on February 11. Read more

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Activist Saket Gokhale had sought consent, a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt proceedings, of the top-most law officer to initiate the case against the former CJI who had reportedly said at an event that the judiciary is "ramshackled" and it is quite unlikely for a person to get a timely verdict.(PTI)
Activist Saket Gokhale had sought consent, a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt proceedings, of the top-most law officer to initiate the case against the former CJI who had reportedly said at an event that the judiciary is "ramshackled" and it is quite unlikely for a person to get a timely verdict.(PTI)

Venugopal refuses to give mandate to contempt proceedings against ex- CJI Gogoi

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Venugopal said though ex-CJI's statements were strong, but they reflected his views on the ills of the judiciary.
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NHAI will resume toll collection on national highways from April 20
NHAI will resume toll collection on national highways from April 20

Gadkari announces new expressway, Travel from Delhi to Dehradun in 2 hours

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:55 PM IST
The Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor will offer new connectivity to the holy site of Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
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Keeping up with Airmeet's performance driven culture, the ISO certification is a testament of the company's devotion to continually enhance their product. In order to become ISO 27001:2013 compliant, the firm had to undergo a series of extensive audits, pre-audit assessments and reviews.
Keeping up with Airmeet's performance driven culture, the ISO certification is a testament of the company's devotion to continually enhance their product. In order to become ISO 27001:2013 compliant, the firm had to undergo a series of extensive audits, pre-audit assessments and reviews.

Airmeet becomes ISO certified, maintains high standard info security management

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:39 PM IST
ISO 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an information security management system within the organization's context.
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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a swab sample of an old lady for the COVID-19 test as she arrives at Dadar railway station, in Mumbai on Friday. (ANI Photo)
A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a swab sample of an old lady for the COVID-19 test as she arrives at Dadar railway station, in Mumbai on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Covid spike in Mumbai: FIR against marriage halls; 120 buildings remain sealed

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Though Mumbai has been reporting over 1,000 cases daily, according to the authorities, the situation is not out of control yet as the recovery rate is also high at 93 per cent.
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File photo of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (HT Prrint).
File photo of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (HT Prrint).

‘People want to know’: Kejriwal vs Gujarat BJP chief on civic election results

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal, who held a road show in Surat on Friday, finds himself in a Twitter war of words with Gujarat BJP chief and Lok Sabha MP, CR Paatil.
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Satej Patil also said these regulations need to be opposed strongly as they infringe the privacy of individuals and free speech given by the Constitution.(Twitter/@satejp)
Satej Patil also said these regulations need to be opposed strongly as they infringe the privacy of individuals and free speech given by the Constitution.(Twitter/@satejp)

Maha minister says Centre's new regulation for digital platforms 'dictatorial'

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:11 PM IST
The Minister of State for IT Satej Patil said "This move by the Centre needs to be fought tooth and nail. Such dictatorial regulations will not be accepted by the people of this democratic country."
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Army sources said the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Tangdhar sector, which was an attempt to push in terrorists into India under covering fire.(Hindustan Times/representative image)
Army sources said the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Tangdhar sector, which was an attempt to push in terrorists into India under covering fire.(Hindustan Times/representative image)

Ceasefire to have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations: Lt Gen

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:11 PM IST
Without naming China and Pakistan, he said Indian Army has maintained its domination on its borders with the neighbouring countries and helped in maintaining peace in the hinterland.
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The accused who were absconding were arrested Saturday morning.(Representational Photo/HT Archives.)
The accused who were absconding were arrested Saturday morning.(Representational Photo/HT Archives.)

Telangana’s Siddipet tense after alleged slaughter of cows, police arrest 8 men

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:08 PM IST
  • A court in Siddipet sent the eight accused to 14 days in judicial custody.
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People walk on a snow-covered road at Ahlan village in South Kashmir. (File photo)
People walk on a snow-covered road at Ahlan village in South Kashmir. (File photo)

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir brings back cold wave-like conditions

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:06 PM IST
Fresh snowfall was reported from most parts of Kashmir, including Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the officials said.
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IAF chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to the Bangladesh Air Force (PTI Photo) (PTI)
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to the Bangladesh Air Force (PTI Photo) (PTI)

IAF gifts 1971 war helicopter to Bangladesh, gets F-86 fighter as return gift

ANI, Dhaka
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:05 PM IST
  • The exchange of aircraft took place in Dhaka during the four day trip of Bhadauria to Bangladesh
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One reason for high prices of petrol and diesel is central and state levies. (HT Photo)
One reason for high prices of petrol and diesel is central and state levies. (HT Photo)

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again, 16th time this month

By Rajeev Jayaswal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Domestic fuel retailers raised petrol and diesel rates on Saturday even as international crude oil prices fell on Friday because of firming dollar.
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The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal. (PTI)
The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal. (PTI)

Cabinet secretary to hold review meeting with 8 states, UTs

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:39 PM IST
The ministry said 85.75 per cent of 16,488 new cases registered in a span of 24 hours are from six states and UTs.
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Fishermen pull a long net after fishing in the Bay of Bengal at Jodugulla Palem Beach, in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Fishermen pull a long net after fishing in the Bay of Bengal at Jodugulla Palem Beach, in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Fishing hartal hits coastal belt in Kerala

PTI, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Various pro-Congress outfits, under the banner of Matsya Mekhala Samrakshana Samithi, called for the hartal in the coastal belt.
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India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti.(PTI File Photo)
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti.(PTI File Photo)

India has highest stake in Rohingyas' return to Myanmar: India at UNGA

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Myanmar doesn’t recognise Rohingya as an ethnic group and insists that they are Bangladeshi migrants living illegally in the country.
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In written response to a question in Lok Sabha earlier this month, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said a total of 10,752 cases of ceasefire violations have taken place along India's border with Pakistan in the last three years, in which 72 security personnel and 70 civilians were killed.(AP)
In written response to a question in Lok Sabha earlier this month, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said a total of 10,752 cases of ceasefire violations have taken place along India's border with Pakistan in the last three years, in which 72 security personnel and 70 civilians were killed.(AP)

J&K border residents thank PM Modi, Khan for ceasefire agreement

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:32 PM IST
Several residents around the tumultuous area have suffered due to tensions between the two countries, and many have lost limbs, eyes, and other body parts.
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