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Experts have cautioned with a potential spurt in the cases in the next two weeks because of the crowding during the Ganesh festival, which ended on September 20. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

Maharashtra sees 3,131 new Covid cases; experts call for caution

By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:29 PM IST
On Tuesday, Maharashtra reported 3,131 new Covid cases and 70 deaths taking the case tally to 6,527,629 and the toll to 138,616. Dr Joshi has the word of caution as he says the drop in number could be a lull before the storm.
Ananya Panday posing with a picture of Kareena Kapoor.
Ananya Panday posing with a picture of Kareena Kapoor.

‘Obsessed' Ananya holds up Kareena's magazine cover in throwback pic

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:24 PM IST
Ananya Panday wished Kareena Kapoor on her birthday with a throwback picture. It showed her holding up a magazine with Kareena on the cover.
BJP’s Kirit Somaiya has accused Maharashtra minister Hasan Mushrif of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100-crore corruption in Appasaheb Nalawade sugar factory at Kolhapur’s Gadhinglaj through a private firm allegedly owned by his relative. Mushrif, a senior NCP leader from Kolhapur in western Maharashtra, rubbished the allegations. (Hindustan Times)
BJP’s Kirit Somaiya has accused Maharashtra minister Hasan Mushrif of 100-crore corruption in Appasaheb Nalawade sugar factory at Kolhapur’s Gadhinglaj through a private firm allegedly owned by his relative. Mushrif, a senior NCP leader from Kolhapur in western Maharashtra, rubbished the allegations. (Hindustan Times)

BJP’s Kirit Somaiya lodges complaint against Maharashtra minister Hasan Mushrif

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:22 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya has lodged a complaint against Maharashtra rural development minister Hasan Mushrif with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla at a press conference in Washington DC earlier this week. (ANI PHOTO.)
Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla at a press conference in Washington DC earlier this week. (ANI PHOTO.)

AUKUS has no link with Quad, won’t impact grouping’s functioning, says Shringla

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:21 PM IST
The new alliance was unveiled last week by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden against the backdrop of China’s assertive actions across the Indo-Pacific, and its first initiative is aimed at equipping Australia with nuclear-powered submarines built with technology from the US and the UK.
An 8-year-old girl was strangulated to death in a village in Aligarh on Monday. (For representation purpose)
An 8-year-old girl was strangulated to death in a village in Aligarh on Monday. (For representation purpose)

Aligarh: Minor strangulated to death, kin allege sexual assault

By HT Correspondent, Agra
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:17 PM IST
An 8-year-old girl was strangulated to death while on her way to the school in a village in Aligarh district. Police have sent the slide prepared to a forensic lab to find out if the girl was sexually assaulted.
Former DSGMC president Manjinder Singh Sirsa has lost the gurdwara elections to SAD (Delhi) candidate Sarna. (HT Photo)
Former DSGMC president Manjinder Singh Sirsa has lost the gurdwara elections to SAD (Delhi) candidate Sarna. (HT Photo)

Sirsa ineligible for co-option into DSGMC, says directorate of gurdwara elections

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:15 PM IST
Sirsa was to enter the DSGMC via co-option through the SGPC after having lost in the elections to the gurdwara management House; SAD president Sukhbir had said so on the day DSGMC results were declared
The 14-year-old girl, who was missing since September 14, was strangulated to death, police said. (Representational image)
The 14-year-old girl, who was missing since September 14, was strangulated to death, police said. (Representational image)

Minor’s murder in Bihar’s Vaishali: Four, including woman, arrested

By Avinash Kumar, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:12 PM IST
A day after the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a minor girl, the Vaishali police on Tuesday claimed to have solved the case with the arrest of four other persons, including a woman
Delhi Capitals were table toppers when the India leg of IPL 2021 ended.&nbsp;(DC/Twitter)
Delhi Capitals were table toppers when the India leg of IPL 2021 ended. (DC/Twitter)

Delhi Capitals straining to light up IPL

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:11 PM IST
  • IPL 2021: Table toppers in the first leg in India, the Rishabh Pant-led 2020 finalists are formidable in every aspect and keen to go all the way this time.
Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad president Narendra Giri . (HT Photo)
Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad president Narendra Giri . (HT Photo)

Prayagraj: ‘Nagar Yatra’ of Narendra Giri’s mortal remains today, Samadhi tomorrow

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:11 PM IST
The last rites of Narendra Giri would be performed on September 23 in Prayagraj as there is ‘Panchak’ (inauspicious period) till 7am on Thursday and Samadhi cannot be given to him.
The first round of counselling will conclude on September 29. (Representational image)
The first round of counselling will conclude on September 29. (Representational image)

Bihar: BEd counselling to start from today; aspirants in a fix

By Megha, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2021 10:07 PM IST
If any candidate decides not to take admission in the allotted college in the first round, they will not get another chance to participate in the second counselling. However, spot round counselling is open for all qualified candidates, Ashok Mehta, nodal state officer, said.
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