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Updated on Feb 17, 2022 07:47 PM IST
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Feb 17, 2022 07:47 PM IST
Mumbai logs 259 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths; Active cases stand at 1,945
Mumbai reports 259 fresh infections, zero deaths today; Active cases stand at 1,945.
Feb 17, 2022 07:37 PM IST
Delhi’s daily Covid cases fall marginally to 739, daily positivity rate rises to 1.48%
Feb 17, 2022 07:15 PM IST
Former chairman and managing director of ABG Shipyard, Rishi Kamlesh Agarwal questioned by the CBI in loan scam case
Feb 17, 2022 06:49 PM IST
Explosive device found in bag recovered in Delhi’s Old Seemapuri
Explosive device found in bag recovered in Delhi’s Old Seemapuri, reports ANI
Feb 17, 2022 06:32 PM IST
Kerala registers 8,655 new Covid-19 cases, 319 deaths
Kerala records 8,655 new Covid-19 cases, while 319 deaths in the last 24 hours, reports ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 06:03 PM IST
A suspicious bag found in Old Seemapuri area of Delhi
A suspicious bag was found in the Old Seemapuri area of Delhi. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 05:16 PM IST
HC seeks status report from Delhi govt on plea against mohalla clinic on park land
The Delhi High Court has sought a status report from the Delhi government on a petition against mohalla clinic on the parkland in the Govindpuri area, reports ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 03:51 PM IST
Karnataka high court to resume hearing pleas challenging hijab ban on Friday
Karnataka high court to resume hearing pleas challenging hijab ban on Friday, reports ANI. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 03:39 PM IST
YouTube personality Hindustani Bhau, who was arrested for inciting students’ protest, granted bail
Mumbai sessions court on Thursday granted bail to Vikas Fhatak alias Hindustani Bhau in the matter of Dharavi Students Protest over online exams, reports ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 03:31 PM IST
Hijab row: Karnataka high court dismisses one of the petitions filed by a social activist, says it’s not maintainable
Hijab row | Karnataka High Court dismisses one of the petitions filed by a social activist saying it’s not maintainable.
Karnataka HC tells advocate Rahamathulla Kotwal, representing the social activist that you’re wasting precious time of the court in such an important matter
— ANI (@ANI) February 17, 2022
Feb 17, 2022 03:27 PM IST
Coal block case: ED attaches immovable & movable assets worth ₹200 crores
Enforcement Directorate has attached immovable & movable assets worth approximately ₹200 crores of EMTA Coal Ltd, and its promoters and their family members in a coal block case, reports ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 02:41 PM IST
Karnataka HC begins hearing petitions challenging the ban on hijab in educational institutions in the state.
Karnataka High Court begins hearing petitions challenging the ban on hijab in educational institutions in the state, reports ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 01:26 PM IST
Veteran singer Bappi Lahiri cremated; fans, friends pay last respects
Legendary singer-composer Bappi Lahiri was cremated on Thursday afternoon, as family, friends and prominent members from Bollywood paid their last respects. The mortal remains of the ‘Disco King’ were taken in a truck decorated with flowers from his residence to Pawan Hans cremation ground for the last rites. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 01:05 PM IST
Govt has no understanding of economic policy: Manmohan Singh
They (BJP-led govt) have no understanding of economic policy. The issue is not limited to the nation. This govt has also failed on foreign policy. China is sitting at our border & efforts are being made to suppress it: Former PM Manmohan Singh
Feb 17, 2022 11:35 AM IST
SC sets aside HC order staying Haryana’s law on 75% quota in private jobs
The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside Punjab and Haryana high court’s order to stop Haryana’s 75 per cent quota for locals in private jobs, reports news agency ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 11:26 AM IST
Four persons arrested for firing at vehicle in Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar
Police arrested four persons for allegedly firing at a vehicle in the Lajpat Nagar area of the national capital on Wednesday.
Feb 17, 2022 10:35 AM IST
India removes limit on number of flights to/from Ukraine under air bubble agreement
The aviation ministry has removed restrictions on number of flights and seats between India and Ukraine in the air bubble agreement. “Indian airlines have been informed to mount the flights due to increase in demand. MoCA is facilitating in coordination with MEA,” a ministry official said. This comes amid the looming threat of Russian invasion in Ukraine. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 10:26 AM IST
DU begins offline classes after nearly two years
Delhi University reopens for all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses from today. “It’s about the vibe you get at college, can’t be experienced at home. I am coming for the first time,” says second-year student Kanan
Visuals from Kirori Mal College. pic.twitter.com/p6VFjYYvpY
— ANI (@ANI) February 17, 2022
Delhi University has begun offline classes for all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses from today. “It’s about the vibe you get at college, can’t be experienced at home. I am coming for the first time,” news agency ANI quoted a second-year student as saying.
Feb 17, 2022 08:59 AM IST
India reports 30,757 new Covid cases, 541 deaths in last 24 hours
India has reported 30,757 new cases of the coronavirus infection and 541 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the Union health ministry’s bulletin at 8am showed on Thursday. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 07:28 AM IST
Death toll in Kushinagar incident rises to 13
The death toll in the Kushinagar mishap has risen to 13. The incident took place on Wednesday during a wedding program wherein some people sitting on a slab fell after it broke due to the heavy load.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his condolences for the families of the victims.
“The accident in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh is heart-wrenching. I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives in this. With this, I wish the injured a speedy recovery. The local administration is involved in all possible help,” he said.
Feb 17, 2022 07:07 AM IST
‘Tukde tukde’: Himanta’s swipe at Priyanka over Channi’s ‘bhaiyas’ comment
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who recently came under fire for questioning Rahul Gandhi’s parentage has now attacked Priyanka Gandhi over her complicity in Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s ‘bhaiyas from UP, Bihar’ comment, the video of which went viral on Wednesday, courtesy the BJP leaders. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 06:27 AM IST
DU set to welcome students for offline classes after nearly 2 years
Delhi University is all set to reopen for offline classes on Thursday after remaining shut for nearly two years for the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Read more
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The development comes on the back of a Hindustan Times report on February 16 on how SSC women army officers, who became eligible for pension following the 2020 Supreme Court order, were facing financial hardships as they had not been paid pension for a year.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 07:30 PM IST
Asked if India can play a role in bridging the gap between the US and Russia, the external affairs ministry said the Indian citizens and students in Ukraine are its focus rather than anything larger than that
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 07:31 PM IST
The plea says that there is a possibility of tampering with the evidence if the Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Mishra roams freely
Published on Feb 17, 2022 07:15 PM IST
Kerala BJP blamed the ruling CPM for the 26-year-old’s death but the police insist that Sarath Chandran’s death was not a political murder. Three men have been arrested
Published on Feb 17, 2022 06:13 PM IST
The civil aviation ministry yesterday removed the restrictions on number of flights coming from Ukraine that were imposed due to Covid. As of now, there is no plan to fly special flights.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 06:09 PM IST
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Published on Feb 17, 2022 04:51 PM IST
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Published on Feb 17, 2022 04:17 PM IST
Indian authorities have been in talks with various airlines on increasing the number of flights from Ukraine to India to facilitate the return of Indian citizens
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 02:25 PM IST
Launching a sharp attack on the BJP-led Central Government, Manmohan Singh said that the govt has failed to resolve the border issue with China. “Relationships do not improve by giving hugs to politicians,” he added.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 01:36 PM IST