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CBI given 12 days to interrogate Amit, Jeevan Kumar

CBI given 12 days to interrogate Amit, Jeevan Kumar
By HT Correspondent | None
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2008 03:56 AM IST

CBI given 12 days to interrogate Amit, Jeevan Kumar

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Union health minister Harsh Vardhan. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Health minister Harsh Vardhan to take Covid-19 vaccine shot today

PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:39 AM IST
India on Monday began the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination for those above 60 years of age, and people between 45 and 59 years of age with specific comorbidities
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The notices were issued days after a Mumbai court on Friday declared the three fugitive economic offenders and ordered the seizure of their properties in India and abroad.
The notices were issued days after a Mumbai court on Friday declared the three fugitive economic offenders and ordered the seizure of their properties in India and abroad.

Interpol issues red notices against Iqbal Mirchi’s widow, sons

By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:53 AM IST
The notice will now empower the UK authorities to put the three—Hajra Memon, Junaid Iqbal Memon and Asif Iqbal Memon—under arrest after which India can begin the extradition process, according to people aware of the developments
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Representational Image. (HT file)

Rain, snow in Western Himalayas all of March first week: IMD

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:23 AM IST
A fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect Western Himalayan region from the night of March 2. Another fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect Western Himalayan region from the night of March 5. Under its influence, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall or snowfall activity is likely over the region from March 6 to 8
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Mallikarjun Kharge has said youngsters should be vaccinated. Haryana minister Anil Vij does not need vaccine, he himself claimed.
Mallikarjun Kharge has said youngsters should be vaccinated. Haryana minister Anil Vij does not need vaccine, he himself claimed.

Covid vaccine: Mallikarjun Kharge says he's old; 'I don't need,' says Anil Vij

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:40 AM IST
Kharge, however, didn't say that he won't take the vaccine. "I merely have 10 to 15 more years to live," he said
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SBI employees in their effort to support the nation in the unprecedented times had contributed <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>107 crores to the PM CARES Fund.(MINT_PRINT)
SBI employees in their effort to support the nation in the unprecedented times had contributed 107 crores to the PM CARES Fund.(MINT_PRINT)

SBI commits 11 crore to support government's Covid-19 vaccination drive

ANI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:21 AM IST
In 2020, SBI had committed 0.25 per cent of its annual profit to support the fight against Covid-19 and also made significant contribution in the form of supply of masks, sanitizers among others to the needy.
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Former Rajasthan cadre IAS officer Athar Aamir Khan.(Twitter.com/AtharAamirKhan)
Former Rajasthan cadre IAS officer Athar Aamir Khan.(Twitter.com/AtharAamirKhan)

Former Rajasthan IAS officer takes charge as commissioner of SMC

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:59 AM IST
Khan succeeded Gazanfar Ali after the reshuffle by the administration in the union territory.
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The Supreme Court. didn't entertain a petition challenging Centre's discretion in transfers of IPS officers
The Supreme Court. didn't entertain a petition challenging Centre's discretion in transfers of IPS officers

SC dismisses PIL to clip Centre's power on IPS transfers

By Abraham Thomas | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:46 AM IST
  • The petitioner questioned the rule in the light of constitutional freedoms, in particular the right to equality (Article 14), arguing that the provision provides ‘arbitrary’ discretion in the hands of the Centre and allegedly also impacts the right to dignity of the officers concerned
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Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling centre in the first phase of Gujarat civic body elections.(PTI)
Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling centre in the first phase of Gujarat civic body elections.(PTI)

Gujarat local body election results 2021 Live: Counting to begin shortly

UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:45 AM IST
There are a total of 8,474 seats across 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats. But elections were held on 8,235 seats as rest were unopposed.
Rujira Banerjee, the wife of TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee has been questioned by the central agency in connection with the case. Abhishek is also a nephew of the chief minister.
Rujira Banerjee, the wife of TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee has been questioned by the central agency in connection with the case. Abhishek is also a nephew of the chief minister.

TMC govt, CBI set for another face-off in Supreme Court

PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:27 AM IST
On Monday, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government filed a petition in the top court challenging CBI’s power to register a coal smuggling case, pointing out that the state government withdrew the general consent to the central investigation agency to conduct investigations within the state as far back as November 2018.
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Madras high court.Justice N Anand Venkatesh of the Madras high court on Monday said he is taking suo motu cognisance and monitor the CB-CID probe.
Madras high court.Justice N Anand Venkatesh of the Madras high court on Monday said he is taking suo motu cognisance and monitor the CB-CID probe.

Madras HC to monitor IPS officer’s sexual harassment case against top cop

By Divya Chandrababu, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:25 AM IST
The CB-CID has registered an FIR against the accused under sections 354-A (sexual harassment), 341, 506(1) under the IPC and section 4 of the Tamil Nadu prohibition of harassment of women Act 1998, officials said.
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Supreme Court judges will get vaccinated today.
Supreme Court judges will get vaccinated today.

Supreme Court judges to get vaccine today, no choice between Covaxin, Covishield

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:24 AM IST
The apex court is gearing up to resume physical hearing soon, after it switched to online hearing since March 24, 2020.
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A health worker administers the Covishield vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca Plc. and the University of Oxford and manufactured by Serum Institute of India Ltd., to a senior citizens at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.(Bloomberg)
A health worker administers the Covishield vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca Plc. and the University of Oxford and manufactured by Serum Institute of India Ltd., to a senior citizens at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi.(Bloomberg)

Covid-19 LIVE updates: China aims to vaccinate 40% of population by June

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:08 AM IST
  • The global cases also spiked in almost two months in the past week, mainly in the Americas, Europe and Southeast Asia. The World Health Organization cited countries easing restrictions, people letting their guard down and variants spreading as reasons behind the resurgence of Covid-19.
In Maharashtra, however, state home minister Anil Deshmukh separately said on Monday the state police suspects a cyber attack to be the reason for the power cut in Mumbai.(Parveen Kumar/HT file photo)
In Maharashtra, however, state home minister Anil Deshmukh separately said on Monday the state police suspects a cyber attack to be the reason for the power cut in Mumbai.(Parveen Kumar/HT file photo)

Chinese ops target India’s energy infra

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:54 AM IST
First reported by the New York Times on Monday, security consultancy Recorded Future said the attackers (which it calls RedEcho) targeted at least “10 distinct power sector organisations” with a malware known as ShadowPad.
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The incident comes in the backdrop of Unnao case, wherein two minor girls were found dead in a field last month when they had gone to collect fodder.(HT Archives. Representative image)
The incident comes in the backdrop of Unnao case, wherein two minor girls were found dead in a field last month when they had gone to collect fodder.(HT Archives. Representative image)

17-year-old dalit girl was strangulated, smothered to death: Police

By HT Correspondent, Agra
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:50 AM IST
“Strangulation and smothering have been assigned as reasons for death of the girl. The body was dragged from a nearby field to the spot where it was found by villagers,” said SSP Aligarh Muniraj G.
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On average, India has been vaccinating about 500,000 beneficiaries daily across the country, a rate that experts say is inadequate at a time when cases have begun inching up across the country.(Bloomberg)
On average, India has been vaccinating about 500,000 beneficiaries daily across the country, a rate that experts say is inadequate at a time when cases have begun inching up across the country.(Bloomberg)

Over 5 million sign up on Day 1 as vaccine drive enters Phase 2

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:43 AM IST
The drive kicked off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking his dose of the vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi early in the morning, following which a bevy of prominent people too took shots in an attempt to encourage others.
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