RPF personnel and Police Dogs pays tributes at the 26/11 Memorial at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
RPF personnel and Police Dogs pays tributes at the 26/11 Memorial at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Trend Alert #NeverForgetNeverForgive, #FarmersProtest, #SaraAliKhan, Jadeja, #SCOTUS and all the top trends

Here are the top trends of the day which capture the buzz on the social media. Know all about the trending topics and related news updates from Hindustan Times.
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:14 PM IST

Here are the top trends of the day which capture the buzz on the social media. Know all about the trending topics and related news updates from Hindustan Times.

#NeverForgetNeverForgive

The 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks was observed on Thursday as the nation remembered the martyrs. Social media users called out the Pakistan-based terror outfit responsible for the brutal strikes that claimed 170 lives. #PakTerrorState also trended amid reports of Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) planning special prayers for the 10 terrorists who carried out the terror attacks. Read more

#FarmersProtest

Opposition leaders and activists tweeted in solidarity with farmers as they marched to Delhi to protest against agricultural reforms. Police used water cannons and tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers headed to Delhi as they tried to break through barricades at Sadopur border in Ambala. Thousands of vehicles remained stranded on National Highway-44 as the police blocked a stretch of 15km near Karnal. Read more

#SaraAliKhan

Actor Sara Ali Khan trended on Twitter after a new poster for her upcoming movie Coolie No. 1 was unveiled. It features Varun in multiple, colourful disguises, carrying Sara Ali Khan on his back. The film’s trailer will be released on Saturday, November 28. The shooting finished in February but the producers were biding their time, hoping for the situation to get better and aim for a theatrical release. Read more

Thanksgiving

Social media users from around the world shared what they are thankful for as they celebrated Thanksgiving. It is a day reserved primarily for offering thanks and acknowledging the sacrifices and blessings of the past year. Most families who live away from each other make it a point to get together and celebrate all the blessings of the past years and eat a grand meal together. Read more

Jadeja

Ahead of the One Day International match between India and Australia on November 27, cricket fans shared their dream teams. Indian cricket commentator and former cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar picked Kuldeep Yadav but remarked that Virat Kohli would pick Ravindra Jadeja. Social media users quickly latched on the issue and argued that Jadeja deserves the place in the ODI team.  

 

#OneNationOneElection

During a virtual address to legislative presiding officers from all across India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched his One Nation, One Election plan. He stressed that the plan is not just a matter of debate, but a requirement for India. One Nation, One Election has been a key electoral reform pushed by the NDA government but has met with stiff opposition from rival parties. Read more

#SCOTUS

US Supreme Court blocked New York Governor Andrew Cuomo from enforcing Covid-19 restrictions which limited the number of people attending religious services. On the night before Thanksgiving, newly-inducted Justice Amy Coney Barrett sided with her conservative colleagues to block the restriction amid a surge in coronavirus across the country. Barrett recently replaced justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal judge, in a lifetime seat on the top court. Read more

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NCP chief Sharad Pawar (Photo@PawarSpeaks)

'No room for doubt on Covid vaccine, ready to take the shot': Sharad Pawar

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:43 PM IST
The nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive is beginning from January 16.
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PM Narendra Modi will interact with health workers of Ernakulam district hospital after inaugurating the nationwide rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday. (HT PHOTO).
PM Narendra Modi will interact with health workers of Ernakulam district hospital after inaugurating the nationwide rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday. (HT PHOTO).

PM Modi to interact with health workers of Kerala’s Ernakulam hospital tomorrow

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:43 PM IST
  • In view of high active caseload the state had sought more vials in the first stage but it was told that in the second stage more vials will be given. Once lauded for its Covid-19 management, now Kerala is the virus hotspot of the country.
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A picture of Major Relangnao Khathing(HT File photo)
A picture of Major Relangnao Khathing(HT File photo)

Arunachal Pradesh builds memorial to honour hero who won Tawang for India

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:35 PM IST
The foundation stone of the memorial will be laid on February 14, the day when Khathing is believed to have hoisted the Indian flag in Tawang in 1951.
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Union minister for telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad.(@rsprasad/Twitter)
Union minister for telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad.(@rsprasad/Twitter)

India-Japan to work on bolstering cooperation in field of 5G, smart cities

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:28 PM IST
  • The two countries will also work together in the field of telecom security, submarine optical fibre cable system to islands of India.
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Nepalese foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali co-chaired a meeting of the bilateral joint commission with External Affairs minister S Jaishankar and reviewed all aspects of cooperation, ranging from connectivity and trade to water resources and border management. (TWITTER).
Nepalese foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali co-chaired a meeting of the bilateral joint commission with External Affairs minister S Jaishankar and reviewed all aspects of cooperation, ranging from connectivity and trade to water resources and border management. (TWITTER).

At bilateral meet with India, Nepal’s foreign minister Gyawali raises border row

By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:21 PM IST
  • Nepal is looking to India to provide vaccines as grant assistance for the first phase of its vaccination programme, which requires 12 million doses to cover 20% of its population. Nepal also plans to buy millions of doses from foreign suppliers, including SII and Bharat Biotech.
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File photo: A health worker checks a syringe before performing a trial run of Covid-19 vaccine delivery system(AP)
File photo: A health worker checks a syringe before performing a trial run of Covid-19 vaccine delivery system(AP)

Tamil Nadu warms up for Covid-19 vaccination, over 150 sites to be in operation

By HT Correspondent, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:15 PM IST
  • Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami will participate in the vaccination drive tomorrow in Madurai where a sanitary worker of a hospital is expected to receive the first shot.
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Nandeshwar Singh, Rupesh Singh’s brother, demanded a CBI probe to find the perpetrators who murdered his brother on January 12. ((ANI PHOTO))
Nandeshwar Singh, Rupesh Singh’s brother, demanded a CBI probe to find the perpetrators who murdered his brother on January 12. ((ANI PHOTO))

Patna IndiGo station manager murder: Family demands CBI probe

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:04 PM IST
  • The Bihar chief minister reassured that the state’s law and order situation is stable and promised a speedy trial.
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The relaxation offers some relief to domestic airlines.mint(MINT_PRINT)
The relaxation offers some relief to domestic airlines.mint(MINT_PRINT)

6.3 crore domestic air passengers in 2020, 56 pc lower than 2019: DGCA

PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:13 PM IST
The occupancy rate or load factor of six major Indian airlines was between 65.1 per cent and 78 per cent in December 2020.
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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar addresses a press conference after meeting with Farmers Union leaders on farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday. Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Som Prakash also seen along with him. ((ANI Photo))
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar addresses a press conference after meeting with Farmers Union leaders on farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday. Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Som Prakash also seen along with him. ((ANI Photo))

Read your 2019 Lok Sabha manifesto: Tomar reminds Rahul Gandhi over farm laws

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:53 PM IST
  • Tomar also attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi over her party’s stand on the laws. He said that both leaders should clarify if they were lying about these reforms in their election manifesto.
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.(PTI)
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.(PTI)

'Beginning of end of Covid-19 pandemic': Health minister on vaccination drive

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:51 PM IST
Dr Harsh Vardhan will participate in the vaccine rollout at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
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For the cases against lower rung government officers, like clerks or section officers etc, CBI’s investigating officers (IOs) will have to complete probes within six months.(HT PHOTO.)
For the cases against lower rung government officers, like clerks or section officers etc, CBI’s investigating officers (IOs) will have to complete probes within six months.(HT PHOTO.)

CBI seeks to expedite process to prosecute ex-IAS, 4 IAF officers

By Neeraj Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:22 PM IST
MoD is learnt to have informed the central agency that the request is under consideration and will be processed soon, the people added on condition of anonymity.
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PM Narendra Modi. (File photo)(HT_PRINT)
PM Narendra Modi. (File photo)(HT_PRINT)

PM Modi lauds India's Aatmanirbhar Mission in Manorama Year Book

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:08 PM IST
"I firmly believe that 2020 will be known, not as a year of external disruption, but as a year of internal discovery, for our citizens, for our society and for our nation," PM Modi wrote in an article in the Manorama Year Book for 2020.
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Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane reviews a parade during a ceremony to celebrate India's 73rd Army Day in New Delhi on Friday. (AFP PHOTO).
Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane reviews a parade during a ceremony to celebrate India's 73rd Army Day in New Delhi on Friday. (AFP PHOTO).

‘Don’t test our patience’: Gen Naravane’s blunt message to China on LAC row

By Rahul Singh | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:47 PM IST
  • The army chief said India had given a fitting response to the (Chinese) conspiracy to unilaterally change the status quo in the Ladakh theatre where the Indian Army and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have deployed more than 100,000 combat-ready soldiers and advanced weaponry.
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A view of the Election Commission of India building, Nirvachan Sadan, in New Delhi.( Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times)
A view of the Election Commission of India building, Nirvachan Sadan, in New Delhi.( Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times)

'Seek approval before initiating action against poll officials': EC tells states

By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:46 PM IST
  • The EC said that the victimisation creates an atmosphere of fear that conveys to the upright, steadfast and sincere officers that they can be “taken to task anytime”.
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Earlier, the ministry had said all these people have been kept in single room isolation at designated Health Care facilities by respective state governments.(AP)
Earlier, the ministry had said all these people have been kept in single room isolation at designated Health Care facilities by respective state governments.(AP)

114 people test positive for UK variant of coronavirus

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:37 PM IST
The ministry said the situation is under careful watch and regular advice is being provided to states.
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