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Dec 16, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Foreign minister of Tajikistan to visit India on December 18: MEA
Foreign Affairs Minister of Tajikistan will be on an official visit to India from December 18-20. He will meet EAM Dr. S Jaishankar on December 18. They will discuss bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest: Ministry of External Affairs
Dec 16, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter identified
The two terrorists neutralised by security forces in Kulgam have been identified as Amir Bashir Dar and Adil Yousuf Shan. Incriminating materials, arms as ammunition including 2 pistols, 2 magazines, 7 pistol rounds and 1 grenade were recovered from their possession: Jammu and Kashmir Police
Dec 16, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Mortal remains of Group Captain Varun Singh brought to Bhopal
Mortal remains of IAF’s Group Captain Varun Singh brought to Bhopal, a day after he breathed his last at Bengaluru’s Air Force Command Hospital.
Dec 16, 2021 02:51 PM IST
PM Modi to lay foundation of Ganga Expressway on December 18
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of 594 km long Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh on December 18: Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)
Dec 16, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Over 1100 fresh Covid-19 deaths in Russia
Russia reports 1133 more deaths due to Covid-19.
Dec 16, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Delhi adds 4 more cases of Omicron variant, India tally climbs to 77
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said on Thursday that four more cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been reported in the national capital, taking the tally to 10.
Dec 16, 2021 10:40 AM IST
PM Modi to participate in reception ceremony of ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaals’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at National War Memorial to participate in homage and reception ceremony of ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaals’ at the War Memorial.
Dec 16, 2021 09:02 AM IST
More than 370,000 cases of crimes against women reported in 2020, says govt
A total of 371,503 cases of crimes against women were registered across the country last year, the government told the Parliament on Wednesday, citing data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Read More
Dec 16, 2021 08:21 AM IST
12 fresh Omicron cases take national tally to 73
A total of 12 new cases of the Omicron variant of Sars-Cov-2 were reported across India on Wednesday – four each in Maharashtra and Kerala, two in Telangana, and one each in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal – as the national tally of the heavily mutated variant continued to swell.
Dec 16, 2021 07:27 AM IST
2 terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter by security forces
Two terrorists killed during operation in Redwani area of Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir. The operation was launched by Police and Army last night. The searches are still underway, said police.
Dec 16, 2021 06:42 AM IST
Delhi’s Air Quality Index remains in ‘very poor’ category
Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 337 (overall) in the ‘very poor’ category, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India.
Dec 16, 2021 05:57 AM IST
PM Modi to address farmers today on natural farming
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers, scientists across the country during the valedictory session of the ongoing National Summit on Agro and Food Processing on Monday. The three-day summit is being held in Gujarat and it was organised to bring in a focus on natural farming and make farmers aware of its benefits.
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BJP leader Ashish Shelar wrote to BMC seeking CCTV footage of Karan Johar’s residence to ascertain who all attended the party which appeared to have become a Covid ‘superspreader’, though Karan Johar and his family members tested negative. BMC said it has not obtained any such footage.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 04:42 PM IST
- The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister released a report on the state of foundational literacy and numeracy in the country highlighting the importance of early education years in the overall development of a child.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 04:40 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi called the government “misogynist” and said that women in the country don’t believe in Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Updated on Dec 16, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Asked if he was leaving politics due to any regrets, E Sreedharan said that when he joined the BJP in March, he felt the party had good prospects in Kerala but that situation has now changed
Published on Dec 16, 2021 04:06 PM IST
- A total of 99.7% of India’s adult population has already been enrolled in Aadhaar, UIDAI CEO Saurabh Garg said. He added that 400 central schemes and 300 state ones have been linked with the service.
Updated on Dec 16, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Indrani Mukherjea has told a few people about a woman, a jail inmate, who has told her that Sheena Bora is alive.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Group Captain Varun Singh was the sole survivor of the December 8 IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu in which 13 people, including India’s first CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, were killed. Singh succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday in Bengaluru’s Command Hospital.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 03:14 PM IST
“PM is not taking any action. If no action is being taken despite the SIT report then we have to say that the PM is protecting him,” Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said.
Updated on Dec 16, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Facing KCR is a challenging financial position that Telangana finds itself in, a dispute with neighbouring Andhra Pradesh over sharing of river water, and above all the emergence of an aggressive BJP
Updated on Dec 16, 2021 02:51 PM IST