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Yuva Rajput Sabha supporters garland the statue of Maharaja Hari Singh on the occasion of his birth anniversary in Jammu on Thursday. (ANI)

Celebrations in Jammu on 127th birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh

By HT Correspondent, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:57 AM IST
While Jammu and Kashmir L-G Manoj Sinha paid tributes to Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, the BJP celebrated the day by installing a statue of the ruler at the party headquarters
The panel declined to recommend boosters for adults ages 18 to 64 who live or work in institutions with high risk of contracting Covid-19.(AP | Representational image)
The panel declined to recommend boosters for adults ages 18 to 64 who live or work in institutions with high risk of contracting Covid-19.(AP | Representational image)

US CDC panel recommend Pfizer vaccine boosters for ages 65 and older

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:53 AM IST
The CDC said that some 26 million people in the United States received the second Pfizer/BioNTech shot at least six months ago, including 13 million age 65 or older.
A 20-year-old woman on Thursday was stabbed to death allegedly by her stalker at Tambaram railway station, more than 30-km away from Chennai, police said. (Representational image)
A 20-year-old woman on Thursday was stabbed to death allegedly by her stalker at Tambaram railway station, more than 30-km away from Chennai, police said. (Representational image)

20-yr-old woman stabbed to death by stalker in Chennai

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:53 AM IST
Chennai: A 20-year-old woman on Thursday was stabbed to death allegedly by her stalker at Tambaram railway station, more than 30-km away from Chennai, police said, adding the accused later attempted suicide by slitting his throat, and is undergoing treatment at a local government hospital
After the the police arrested the labourer for rape, the custody of his daughter and two sons was handed over to his brother. (HT FILE/REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)
After the the police arrested the labourer for rape, the custody of his daughter and two sons was handed over to his brother. (HT FILE/REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)

Ludhiana: Labourer arrested for rape of teen daughter

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:50 AM IST
The labourer, who is a native of Bihar, had alleged raped his daughter minutes before her exam on Wednesday, and also a few days ago. The wife of the labourer had left home a few days ago following an argument.
The Congress in Karnataka said it will boycott Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla’s address to the joint sitting of both the Houses of the state legislature on Friday. (PTI)
The Congress in Karnataka said it will boycott Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla’s address to the joint sitting of both the Houses of the state legislature on Friday. (PTI)

Congress to boycott Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla’s address in K’taka legislature

By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:48 AM IST
The principal opposition is opposed to the address being held at the legislative assembly chamber and has stated that it will set a “wrong precedent” as no one other than the President of India and Karnataka Governor have addressed such joint sittings so far
The Karnataka government admitted it is yet to release any compensation to the families of those who died due to Covid in the state (PTI)
The Karnataka government admitted it is yet to release any compensation to the families of those who died due to Covid in the state (PTI)

Yet to release compensation to families of Covid victims: Karnataka government

PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:46 AM IST
The admission came after B Siramulu, Karnataka’s minister for transport and Schedule Tribe in the Lower House of the state legislature said that those who died of Covid have been given 1 lakh
Charred remains of a vehicles after a blast at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru on Thursday. At least 2 people died in suspected cracker blast. (PTI)
Charred remains of a vehicles after a blast at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru on Thursday. At least 2 people died in suspected cracker blast. (PTI)

2 killed in suspected cracker blast at New Tharagupet in Bengaluru

PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:42 AM IST
At least 3 people were injured in an explosion near a godown at New Tharagupet area in Chamrajpet near the busy KR Market in Bengaluru on Thursday afternoon
The count of suspected dengue cases in Ludhiana currently stands at 1,158. (HT FILE)
The count of suspected dengue cases in Ludhiana currently stands at 1,158. (HT FILE)

9 more cases of dengue detected in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:41 AM IST
Nine more cases of dengue were reported in the Ludhiana in the last 24 hours, as per the Ludhiana health department officials
People's Conference president Sajjad Gani Lone (right) welcomes former Jammu and Kashmir Bank chairperson Parvez Ahmad Nengroo into the party fold in Srinagar on Thursday. (ANI)
People's Conference president Sajjad Gani Lone (right) welcomes former Jammu and Kashmir Bank chairperson Parvez Ahmad Nengroo into the party fold in Srinagar on Thursday. (ANI)

Former J&K Bank chairperson joins People’s Conference

By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:39 AM IST
Party chairperson Sajjad Lone said Parvez Ahmad Nengroo would play a key role in scripting J&K People’s Conference’s economic agenda for change
Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar said as part of its preparation against possible third wave of Covid, the state has reserved 20 per cent of beds in government hospitals and community health centres for children. (Archive)
Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar said as part of its preparation against possible third wave of Covid, the state has reserved 20 per cent of beds in government hospitals and community health centres for children. (Archive)

Covid third wave: 20% beds in government hospitals to be kept for kids, says Karnataka minister

By Press Trust Of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:37 AM IST
Bengaluru Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday said as part of its preparation to fight the possible third wave of COVID-19, the state government has taken several measures, including reserving 20 per cent of beds in district and taluk hospitals and community health centres for children
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