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Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari(HT Photo)

Goa nearing complete normalcy after Covid-19 outbreak: Governor Koshyari

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:05 PM IST
In his address, the governor said the state has suffered a lot in terms of socio-economic and infrastructure development taking a backseat in the Covid-19 times.
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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh talks to the media.(ANI)
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh talks to the media.(ANI)

Maintain peace during tractor rally, appeals Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:01 PM IST
The sight of farmers' tractors on Delhi roads tomorrow will underline the fact that the ethos of the Indian Constitution and the essence of our Republic is inalienable and uncompromisable, he said.
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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar.(PTI)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar.(PTI)

News updates from HT: Farmers gather for Mumbai rally and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:51 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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President Ram Nath Kovind. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
President Ram Nath Kovind. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

President Kovind confers Jeevan Raksha Padak series of awards to 40 people

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:57 PM IST
The award is given to a person for an exemplary act of human nature in saving someone's life. It can be awarded under three categories - Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak and Jeevan Raksha Padak. It can also be given posthumously.
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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a healthcare worker Nagaratna K, in Bengaluru on January 16.(PTI Photo)
A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a healthcare worker Nagaratna K, in Bengaluru on January 16.(PTI Photo)

Covid-19: Karnataka becomes first state in India to inoculate over 2 lakh people

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:51 PM IST
After PM Modi launched the vaccination drive nationally through video conferencing on January 16, Nagaratna K, a ward attendant at Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru had received the first shot.
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Goa’s mining industry came to a halt in March 2018 after the Supreme Court ruled that the mining lease renewals granted by the state government were not as per law.(HT PHOTO)
Goa’s mining industry came to a halt in March 2018 after the Supreme Court ruled that the mining lease renewals granted by the state government were not as per law.(HT PHOTO)

Goa govt trying resume mining in systematic manner, says Governor Koshyari

By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:22 PM IST
  • Goa has been struggling with falling GDP after the Supreme Court quashed the renewal of 88 mining leases.
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Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang(File photo)
Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang(File photo)

Sikkim goes back to non-partisan polls after more than a decade

By Pramod Giri, Siliguri
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:26 PM IST
  • “The latest amendments would usher in true democracy in grassroots governance,” said chief minister Prem Singh Tamang.
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Representational Image.

China tries to open new front with Naku La clash, test India’s defence: Experts

UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:51 PM IST
The January 20 incident came close on the heels of aggressive Chinese action related to Japan’s Senkaku Islands and an incursion into Taiwan’s airspace by Chinese warplanes – which experts said appeared to be signalling towards the new US administration
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Police personnel during the full dress rehearsals for the Republic Day parade.(PTI)
Police personnel during the full dress rehearsals for the Republic Day parade.(PTI)

Marching style of Indian, Bangladeshi contingents 'similar', says Col Chaudhary

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:03 PM IST
"It is a great responsibility that has been assigned to us. The men with me are very excited to participate in this parade... If you ask about the feelings, participating in a foreign land, with a foreign army and with the same tempo is very much exciting," he said.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar(ANI)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar(ANI)

Bihar to spend over 20 crore on security of temples, walls at burial grounds

Written by Reena Sopam
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 04:02 PM IST
The move is aimed to address the issue of encroachment and illegal constructions over the burial grounds and near temples. Besides, there also has been a rise in incidents of thefts of idols from temples.
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Farmer unions have stated that they will carry out the rally with or without permission from the police.(HT Photo)
Farmer unions have stated that they will carry out the rally with or without permission from the police.(HT Photo)

Farmers complain tractors not allowed to enter Bengaluru for R-Day rally

By Sharan Poovanna
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:58 PM IST
Multiple organisations in Karnataka have extended support to farmers agitating against the farm laws just outside of Delhi.
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The plea also alleges that the new WhatsApp norms also jeopardise national security by sharing, transmitting and storing the users’ data in some other country.(File photo for representation)
The plea also alleges that the new WhatsApp norms also jeopardise national security by sharing, transmitting and storing the users’ data in some other country.(File photo for representation)

Delhi HC reiterates ‘voluntary to download WhatsApp on mobile, not mandatory’

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:53 PM IST
Additional solicitor general Chetan Sharma told the court that the data protection bill is being discussed and WhatsApp's response has been sought by the Central government.
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The police are yet to arrest the owner of the building. (Representational photo)
The police are yet to arrest the owner of the building. (Representational photo)

Man with 155 deskinned birds, involvement in smuggling arrested in Bihar

PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:49 PM IST
The accused, a resident of Belwa village under Turakauliya police station of East Champaran, was involved in supply of Siberian and other local birds to various districts of Bihar.
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LJP chief Chirag Paswan pays tribute to his father and party founder Ram Vilash Paswan in Patna.(PTI)
LJP chief Chirag Paswan pays tribute to his father and party founder Ram Vilash Paswan in Patna.(PTI)

Highlights: Ram Vilas Paswan, Keshubhai Patel, Tarun Gogoi awarded Padma Bhushan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Ram Vilas Paswan, Keshubhai Patel, Tarun Gogoi are among 10 Padma Bhushan awardees. The Padma Vibhushan awards were conferred to 7 awardees and the Padma Shri awards were conferred to 102 awardees.
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Baljeet Yadav (Photo @BaljeetBehror)
Baljeet Yadav (Photo @BaljeetBehror)

Police case filed against Rajasthan MLA for alleged attempt to murder

By Jaykishan Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Mohit Yadav, 39, son of a BJP leader Jaswant Yadav, was beaten up by miscreants on Alwar Road at around 10.45 am on Sunday.
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Earlier on January 6, a sarpanch of a village in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district was killed by Maoists at his home.(Representative Photo)
Earlier on January 6, a sarpanch of a village in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district was killed by Maoists at his home.(Representative Photo)

Deputy sarpanch in Chhattisgarh's Bastar killed by Maoists: Cops

PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:40 PM IST
Officials said that the man died by strangulation and that the Maoists then fled into the jungle.
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A batch of covid jabs in Myanmar.The consignments for Morocco and Brazil contained 2 mn doses each. ap(MINT_PRINT)
A batch of covid jabs in Myanmar.The consignments for Morocco and Brazil contained 2 mn doses each. ap(MINT_PRINT)

`Vaccine Maitri' helps strengthen bilateral ties with Myanmar, says Indian envoy

ANI, Yangon
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Myanmar is one of India's strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of north-eastern states including Nagaland and Manipur.
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The Chinese foreign ministry declined to confirm or deny the latest clash between the border troops during the regular ministry briefing on Monday.(Representative Photo)
The Chinese foreign ministry declined to confirm or deny the latest clash between the border troops during the regular ministry briefing on Monday.(Representative Photo)

Committed to peace, says China after PLA’s aggressive moves at Sikkim’s Naku La

By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:17 PM IST
Several Chinese and Indian soldiers were reportedly injured in a clash last week after the Indian troops stopped a People’s Liberation Army (PLA) patrol team from entering Indian territory at Naku La in Sikkim.
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The Bombay High Court has let off a woman convicted by a special POCSO court in 2015 for abetting the sexual and physical assault.(Photo courtesy: Hindustan Times)
The Bombay High Court has let off a woman convicted by a special POCSO court in 2015 for abetting the sexual and physical assault.(Photo courtesy: Hindustan Times)

Obnoxious, unacceptable, outrageous: activists on Bombay HC judgement

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:11 PM IST
Women's rights activist Shamina Shafiq called it very unfortunate that a lady judge had come out with this judgement.
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. (File photo)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. (File photo)

Republic Day: Haryana CM’s programme changed, to hoist flag in Panchkula

UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:12 PM IST
Shifting of Khattar’s programme from Panipat has necessitated change in state Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya’s programme from Panchkula to Haryana Raj Bhawan at Chandigarh
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The President's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is being awarded to eight personnel. (HT File (Representative image))
The President's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is being awarded to eight personnel. (HT File (Representative image))

Check full list of Fire Service, Home Guards and Civil Defence medals awardees

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:10 PM IST
As many as 54 personnel are being awarded Home Guard and Civil Defence Medals. Check full list here
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The Kerala gold smuggling case is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), National Investigative Agency (NIA) and Customs department.(PTI)
The Kerala gold smuggling case is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), National Investigative Agency (NIA) and Customs department.(PTI)

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Court grants bail to M Sivasankar

ANI, Kochi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:01 PM IST
The court granted him bail because the customs department didn't file the charge sheet in the case. But Sivasankar will remain in the prison because the case registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) still exists.
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The PIL urged the top court to set up a media tribunal to adjudicate upon complaints against media, particularly the electronic one.(File photo)
The PIL urged the top court to set up a media tribunal to adjudicate upon complaints against media, particularly the electronic one.(File photo)

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, others on plea against electronic media

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:00 PM IST
A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, agreed to hear the PIL and sought the responses of the government and others.
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The least registration in the ESI scheme for both men and women in the formal sector came in the month of April 2020.(Representational photo)
The least registration in the ESI scheme for both men and women in the formal sector came in the month of April 2020.(Representational photo)

NSO releases employment outlook report

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:54 PM IST
In all the three schemes, the number of new registrations increased after June 2020.
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders at the farmers' rally in Mumbai on Monday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders at the farmers' rally in Mumbai on Monday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)

'Those in power do not care for farmers': Sharad Pawar at Mumbai rally

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 03:09 PM IST
No Shiv Sena leader is present at the venue of the public meeting. The Sena's youth wing leader Rahul Londhe has been sent as party's representative.
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Rahul Gandhi had on Sunday blamed the central government for Chinese intrusion into India.(PTI)
Rahul Gandhi had on Sunday blamed the central government for Chinese intrusion into India.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi for being tight-lipped on Chinese intrusion

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:40 PM IST
Gandhi had further alleged that China has understood that Indian economy is on its knees, and every action of the government is designed to strengthen five-six big business people.
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The Supreme Court. (HT archive)
The Supreme Court. (HT archive)

UP withdraws transfer petition on unlawful conversion ordinance from SC

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:17 PM IST
The state wanted these petitions to be heard along with two petitions pending in the Supreme Court on which notice has already been issued.
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President Ram Nath Kovind virtually addresses the 11th National Voters’ Day, organised by the Election Commission of India, in New Delhi, Monday. (PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind virtually addresses the 11th National Voters’ Day, organised by the Election Commission of India, in New Delhi, Monday. (PTI)

President Kovind, PM Modi hail ECI’s contribution on National Voters’ Day

PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:01 PM IST
President Kovind conferred the National Awards for the year 2020-21 and also launched the Election Commission of India’s web radio: ‘Hello Voters’ – an online digital radio service
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Representational Image. (HT archive)
Representational Image. (HT archive)

Man arrested for rape of 6-year-old girl in MP’s Bhind district

By Shiv Pratap Singh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:00 PM IST
The man was booked under section 376 (rape) of IPC and other relevant sections of POCSO Act on Sunday night
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The truck was slapped a penalty of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20,000 for overloading with an additional fine of(HT image)
The truck was slapped a penalty of 20,000 for overloading with an additional fine of(HT image)

Surat woman to travel 10,000 km on truck to provide essentials to needy on R-Day

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 02:01 PM IST
Durriya Mustafa Tapia, the founder of Movers Charity Trust, will drive a truck, covering 13 states in 35 days across the country including 4,500 underprivileged villages.
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