Oct 19, 2022 10:35 PM IST
Watch | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks about India’s research and innovation at Mumbai
Oct 19, 2022 09:44 PM IST
3 workers killed in RCF plant AC compressor blast in Maha’s Raigad
Police official on Wednesday stated that three workers were killed and many were injured in a blast in AC compressor at Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) plant in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.
Oct 19, 2022 09:00 PM IST
India advises citizens against travel to Ukraine in view of increased fighting, those in country advised to leave
Embassy of India in Ukraine on Wednesday issued advisory against travelling to Ukraine in view of the deteriorating security situation & recent escalation of hostilities across Ukraine. Indian citizens, including students, in Ukraine advised to leave Ukraine at earliest, the statement further said.
Oct 19, 2022 08:14 PM IST
NCPCR summons Amazon India head over alleged funding to All India Mission
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Wednesday summoned Global Senior Vice President and Country Head, Amazon India over alleged funding by Amazon India to All India Mission, an org involved in “unlawful practices”. According to news agency ANI reports, the Commission asked him to appear before it on Nov 1.
Oct 19, 2022 07:19 PM IST
18 cases of Omicron’s sub-variant XBB detected in Maha during first 2 weeks of Oct, PTI reports
Health department of Maharashtra on Wednesday confirmed that 18 cases of XBB sub-variant of Omicron were detected in the state during the first two weeks of October, according to PTI reports. Read more
Oct 19, 2022 07:09 PM IST
PM Modi to participate in ‘Griha Pravesh’ in MP on Oct 22
Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday in a statement said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in ‘Griha Pravesh’ of more than 4.5 lakh beneficiaries of PMAY-G in Madhya Pradesh on Oct 22 on the occasion of Dhanteras. The statement further said around 29 Lakh houses have been completed in MP at a cost of more than ₹35,000 Crore under the scheme.
Oct 19, 2022 06:13 PM IST
Sale or storage of firecrackers in Delhi will result in 3 years imprisonment and/or ₹5,000 fine.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said the Delhi government has banned the production, storage, sale and burning of firecrackers this year as well. He said sale or storage of firecrackers in Delhi can be punished with a fine of ₹5,000 and/or imprisonment for 3 years.
Oct 19, 2022 05:43 PM IST
Putin declares martial law in four annexed regions of Ukraine, reports AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared martial law in the four regions of Ukraine that Moscow annexed, acoording to news agency AP.
Oct 19, 2022 05:24 PM IST
Congress President-elect Mallikarjun Kharge to take charge on Oct 26
Congress MP Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday said Congress President-elect Mallikarjun Kharge will take charge on October 26.
Oct 19, 2022 05:04 PM IST
New variants of Covid-19 could possibly mutate: AIIMS Ex-Director
AIIMS Ex-Director and CII Public Health Council Chairman Dr Randeep Guleria on Wednesday said to ANI that new variants of COVID-19 are expected which have the tendency to mutate. He said the chances of hospitalization are low but wearing a mask can avoid the spread of infection.
Oct 19, 2022 04:36 PM IST
Rajnath Singh addresses IOR Defence Ministers’ Conclave in Gandhinagar
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday at Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Defence Ministers’ Conclave in Gandhinagar said Indian Ocean is the only ocean that gets its name from a country. He said it is a matter of pride and India also has a great sense of responsibility towards it.
Oct 19, 2022 03:56 PM IST
Outgoing Congress president Sonia Gandhi congratulates Mallikarjun Kharge
Oct 19, 2022 03:31 PM IST
5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal’s Kathmandu
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred 53km east of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital on Wednesday with a depth of 10km below the ground. National Center for Seismology confirmed that the quake hit at around 2.52pm, according to news agency ANI.
Oct 19, 2022 02:41 PM IST
Congress CEC Chairman Madhusudan Mistry declares Kharge as Congress President
Congress Central Election Authority Chairman Madhusudan Mistry on Wednesday declared Mallikarjun Kharge as the elected President of Congress. He said, out of 9,385 votes, Mallikarjun Kharge received 7,897 votes & Dr Shashi Tharoor received 1,072 votes, and Invalid votes are 416.
Oct 19, 2022 02:20 PM IST
TN assembly passes bill to ban online gambling games
Tamil Nadu state assembly on Wednesday passed the bill to ban online gambling games and to regulate online games. According to news agency ANI, S Regupathy, the state Law Minister, introduced the bill earlier today.
Oct 19, 2022 02:07 PM IST
Haryana: UGC seeks detailed report in GD Goenka university matter
UGC sought action taken report from GD Goenka University in Haryana on clashes between Indian and Nigerian students said Officials.
Oct 19, 2022 01:42 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor concedes Congress president poll defeat
Shashi Tharoor concedes Congress president poll defeat, wishes Mallikarjun Kharge ‘all success’
Oct 19, 2022 01:34 PM IST
PM: ‘Smart teachings, and 5 G technology will boost education system’
Smart classrooms, smart teachings, and 5 G technology will take our education system to the next level said PM at launch of the Mission Schools of Excellence, Adalaj in Gujarat.
Oct 19, 2022 01:25 PM IST
‘Change in Gujarat in past 2 decades, in the field of education, is unprecedented’: PM at launch of the Mission Schools of Excellence
The change in Gujarat in the past 2 decades, in the field of education, is unprecedented. 20 yrs ago, 20 out of 100 children didn’t go to school. A large number of those who used to go to school used to drop out by the time they reached standard 8. There were villages where girls were not sent to school. In tribal areas, the few education centres that were available had no facility to teach Science: PM Modi
Oct 19, 2022 01:22 PM IST
‘We’re the only political party in country that holds polls and has election commission’
We’re the only political party in country that holds polls and has election commission. I’ve worked with Mistry Ji (Cong CEC chairman), he’s straightforward. Issues will be addressed to EC, who’ll take a decision: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, amid Andhra Pradesh leg of Bharat Jodo Yatra
Oct 19, 2022 12:57 PM IST
J&K: Security forces avert major terror attack in Kupwara
Indian Army and Jammu Kashmir police averted a major terror attack today by recovering and in-situ destroying a 20kg IED at Handwara, in Kupwara district said Indian Army as reported by ANI.
Oct 19, 2022 12:38 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi launches Mission Schools of Excellence at Trimandir, Adalaj, Gujarat
PM Narendra Modi has launched Mission Schools of Excellence at Trimandir, Adalaj, Gujarat on Wednesday.
Oct 19, 2022 11:47 AM IST
SC refuses urgent hearing of petition against release of Ajay Devgn-starrer Thank God
Supreme Court refused urgent hearing of a petition against the release of Ajay Devgn-starrer Thank God. The movie is set to release on October 25. SC fixed the case for November 21.
Oct 19, 2022 11:35 AM IST
SC grants interim relief to Abbas Ansari in arms act case
Supreme Court granted interim relief to Abbas Ansari (Mukhtar Ansari’s son) in an arms act case. Supreme Court directs UP Govt not to take any coercive steps against him till further orders. Supreme Court issues notice to UP govt on his plea, reported ANI.
Oct 19, 2022 11:34 AM IST
Dhanush 52 howitzer showcased at DefExpo2022 by Advanced Weapons Equipment India
Defense Expo 22: Dhanush 52- a new howitzer showcased at the DefExpo2022 by Advanced Weapons Equipment India for the Indian Army. The howitzer is an upgraded version of the Dhanush artillery gun and its range has been extended by 4 km.
Oct 19, 2022 11:24 AM IST
UN chief with Maha CM and dy CM pays tribute to 26/11 victims at Taj hotel
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai as they paid tribute to the people who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, at the Memorial museum for 26/11 victims at Taj Hotel.
Oct 19, 2022 11:17 AM IST
‘Earlier we used to release pigeons, now we release cheetahs’
Country has come a long way, earlier we used to release pigeons, now we release cheetahs: PM at Defense Expo
Oct 19, 2022 11:12 AM IST
‘411 defence related goods can only be procured locally’: PM
PM at Defense Expo: Defence forces to release list of 101 items that will be barred for import; with this 411 defence related goods can only be procured locally
Oct 19, 2022 11:10 AM IST
SC shifts hearing on Delhi-Centre row to November 19
SC shifts Constitution bench hearing on Delhi-Centre row over control of services from November 9 to 24, reported PTI.
Oct 19, 2022 11:05 AM IST
PM: Indian defence products export increased eight times in last eight years
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “Indian defence products export increased eight times in last eight years” at the inauguration of Defense Expo 22 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Oct 19, 2022 10:58 AM IST
DCW takes cognizance of Ghaziabad rape case
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has taken cognizance and sought information in a case of gangrape of woman in Ghaziabad, where she was kidnapped and “tortured for 2 days. They even inserted an iron rod in her private parts” reported ANI.
Oct 19, 2022 10:53 AM IST
‘53 African nations that are friends of India are standing shoulder to shoulder with us’
I’m delighted when India is giving shape to these opportunities of the future, 53 African nations that are friends of India are standing shoulder to shoulder with us: PM Narendra Modi at DefExpo2022 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Oct 19, 2022 10:50 AM IST
PM at Defense Expo: ‘I know that this has also caused inconvenience to some countries’
Prime Minister Modi said that the biggest Defence Expo of the country so far has marked an emphatic beginning of a new future. “I know that this has also caused inconvenience to some countries but several countries, with a positive mindset, have come with us” he added.
Oct 19, 2022 10:47 AM IST
Mumbai: UN chief meets Mumbai attack survivor
UN chief António Guterres met with 26/11 Mumbai attack survivor, Devika whose testimony led to the prosecution of terrorist Ajmal Kasab.
Oct 19, 2022 10:43 AM IST
PM: Defense Expo 22 symbol of a new beginning
Defence Expo used to be held in our country earlier too but DefExpo2022 is unprecedented. It’s the symbol of a new beginning. It’s the first such Defence Expo in the country where only Indian companies are participating, where there are only Made in India defence equipment: PM Modi in Gujarat
Oct 19, 2022 10:25 AM IST
PM lays foundation stone of 52 Wing Air Force Station Deesa
Gujarat: At the inauguration ceremony of the DefExpo22 at Gandhinagar, PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of 52 Wing Air Force Station Deesa.
Oct 19, 2022 10:23 AM IST
UN chief António Guterres addresses in Mumbai
“I feel deeply moved to be here where one of the most barbaric terrorist acts in history took place where 166 people lost their lives” said UN Secy- Gen at an address in Mumbai condemning 26/11 attacks.
Oct 19, 2022 09:49 AM IST
Gulmarg receives first snowfall of the season
Jammu and Kashmir’s mega tourist hub Gulmarg received fresh snowfall in the upper reaches.
Oct 19, 2022 08:57 AM IST
India reports 1,946 new Covid cases, 404 more than previous day
India reports 1,946 new Covid cases, 404 more than previous day; active caseload at 25,968
Oct 19, 2022 08:09 AM IST
Coimbatore City Police launches ‘Police Akka’ project
Coimbatore City Police launched ‘Police Akka’ project yesterday to ensure safety of girl students in colleges. Women police officials will visit the college once a week or 15 days. Girl students can meet them and open up on their issues: V Balakrishnan, Coimbatore CP told ANI
Oct 19, 2022 07:33 AM IST
Counting of votes to elect next Congress chief to begin from 10 AM
Congress party to get its first non-Gandhi president in 24 years today; Counting of votes will begin at 10am at the AICC headquarters in Delhi.
Senior party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor are the contesting candidates.
Oct 19, 2022 06:41 AM IST
PM Modi to start his two-day Gujarat visit today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Gujarat from today. PM will inaugurate the DefExpo22 in Gandhinagar today and he will also dedicate and lay foundation stone of projects worth around ₹15,670 crores in the state.
Oct 19, 2022 05:55 AM IST
Hybrid terrorist killed by firing of another terrorist: J&K Police
The Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday informed that “Based on disclosure of arrested hybrid terrorist and in continuous raids by Police and security forces, another contact has been established between terrorists and SFs at Nowgam, Shopian, in which hybrid terrorist namely Imran Bashir Ganaie killed by firing of another terrorist”, reported ANI.