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The United Nations building is pictured in New York, United States. (File Photo / REUTERS)

Taliban name UN envoy, ask to address United Nations general assembly

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 06:51 AM IST
The Taliban have named a new UN permanent representative – Mohammad Suhail Shaheen, once a spokesperson for the insurgents during peace negotiations in Qatar.
Earlier TMC had announced that Abhishek Banerjee will be holding a rally on September 15 but that had to be postponed after the Tripura Police refused to grant permission. (PTI)
Earlier TMC had announced that Abhishek Banerjee will be holding a rally on September 15 but that had to be postponed after the Tripura Police refused to grant permission. (PTI)

Abhishek Banerjee to visit Tripura, TMC mega rally cancelled

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 06:45 AM IST
  • Abhishek Banerjee, who is the nephew of TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, has been visiting Tripura since August this year.
Amitabh Bachchan on Kaun Banega Crorepati 13.
Amitabh Bachchan on Kaun Banega Crorepati 13.

KBC 13: Influencer asks Amitabh where he bought his jacket and sunglasses from

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 06:45 AM IST
  • On Kaun Banega Crorepati 13, Amitabh Bachchan fielded questions from a social media influencer who wanted to know where he bought his sweatshirt and sunglasses from.
Kovalam is one of the most internationally renowned beaches in India (Photo via Keralatourism.org)
Kovalam is one of the most internationally renowned beaches in India (Photo via Keralatourism.org)

Two more beaches in India awarded prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ tag, details here

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 06:09 AM IST
Blue Flag certification is a globally recognised eco-label accorded on the basis of 33 stringent criteria in four major heads which are environmental education and information, bathing water quality, environmental management, and conservation and safety and services in the beaches.
US President Joe Biden will issue a global call to action during the summit but this won’t be a pledging conference (REUTERS)
US President Joe Biden will issue a global call to action during the summit but this won’t be a pledging conference (REUTERS)

Joe Biden to hold virtual Covid summit today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 06:00 AM IST
  • Joe Biden has been pushing for vaccination both domestically and globally and urging people to do their part so the pandemic can end once and for all.
The Surya Kiran air show can also be viewed @suryakiran_iaf on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. (File Photo / Representational Image)
The Surya Kiran air show can also be viewed @suryakiran_iaf on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. (File Photo / Representational Image)

Surya Kiran air show at Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake today

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 05:40 AM IST
The Surya Kiran aerobatic team, which carries the motto “Always the best”, will be undertaking low-level displays over the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh this evening; the event is scheduled to begin at 4:30pm.
Traders and various political parties’ activists are protesting protests in Jammu against the proposed opening of 100 Reliance retail stores in Jammu, a claim which the company said is ‘completely untrue’. (Image for representational purpose)
Traders and various political parties’ activists are protesting protests in Jammu against the proposed opening of 100 Reliance retail stores in Jammu, a claim which the company said is ‘completely untrue’. (Image for representational purpose)

Traders stage protest; Jammu to observe ‘bandh’ today

By HT Correspondent, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 05:11 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association and different political parties in J&K have extended their support to the ‘bandh’ call for Wednesday
earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck near Melbourne in Australia(Reuters/Representative Photo)
earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck near Melbourne in Australia(Reuters/Representative Photo)

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 strikes near Melbourne, Australia– GFZ

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 05:03 AM IST
The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) and was near the southeast coast of Australia, GFZ added.
PDP chief and former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference in Jammu on Tuesday. (ANI)
PDP chief and former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference in Jammu on Tuesday. (ANI)

BJP has put J&K on sale, made Jammu a lab: Mehbooba

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 05:03 AM IST
The former J&K chief minister also accused the BJP government of communalising the atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir to further its agenda
Of the new Covid cases, 69 were reported in Kangra, which is the worst-hit district of HP. (HT File Photo)
Of the new Covid cases, 69 were reported in Kangra, which is the worst-hit district of HP. (HT File Photo)

263 more Covid cases detected in HP

By HT Correspondents, Shimla/srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 04:58 AM IST
The active Covid cases have gone up to 1,715 while recoveries reached 2,12,033 after 162 people recuperated in HP
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