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Mar 24, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann meets PM Modi
Mar 24, 2022 01:58 PM IST
Raghav Chadha tenders his resignation from Delhi Legislative Assembly
AAP leader Raghav Chadha tenders his resignation from Delhi Legislative Assembly to Speaker Ram Niwas Goel. He has been nominated for Rajya Sabha from Punjab.
Mar 24, 2022 01:46 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for kin of those deceased in Birbhum violence
Mamata Banerjee has announced ₹5 lakh compensation for each family of the deceased in the Birbhum violence, and ₹2 lakh for each family to rebuild houses. She also announced to provide one job each for the families of the deceased.
Read here: Mamata Banerjee met family of people killed in Birbhum, gives ₹5 lakh relief
Mar 24, 2022 01:25 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee meets the kin of those killed in Birbhum violence
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee meets the kin of those killed in Birbhum violence.
Mar 24, 2022 01:18 PM IST
Congress delegation stopped at Santiniketan in Birbhum district
Congress delegates including Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stopped at Santiniketan in Birbhum district, reports ANI.
Mar 24, 2022 01:14 PM IST
87 residential buildings damaged in Kyiv since Feb 24, reports Ukrainian media
87 residential buildings damaged in Kyiv since Feb 24. As per Kyiv City State Admin, Russian attacks have also damaged 10 pvt houses, 12 schools, & 6 kindergartens in the Ukrainian capital since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, reported The Kyiv Independent.
Mar 24, 2022 01:13 PM IST
Indian Youth Congress moves NHRC in Birbhum violence case
The Indian Youth Congress moves NHRC against alleged violation of human rights of residents of Baktui village of Birbhum, West Bengal, demanding an independent investigation in the matter.
Mar 24, 2022 12:54 PM IST
Possible North Korean missile lands 170km off north Japan, reports coast guard
Possible North Korean missile lands 170km off north Japan: Coast guard
Mar 24, 2022 12:39 PM IST
Kerala CM calls on PM Modi
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mar 24, 2022 12:26 PM IST
Delhi court dismisses activist Umar Khalid’s bail petition
Delhi court dismisses activist Umar Khalid’s bail petition in main Delhi riots conspiracy case.
Mar 24, 2022 12:18 PM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann set to meet PM Modi shortly
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is set to meet PM Modi shortly. Mann will call on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after the meeting with PM Modi, reports ANI.
Mar 24, 2022 11:59 AM IST
SC allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims over Covid-19 deaths
Supreme Court allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims on the death of kin due to COVID-19. The SC said that Centre can verify 5% of claims in 4 states which had a wide difference between number of claims and recorded deaths.
Mar 24, 2022 11:44 AM IST
Chinese FM reaches Afghanistan
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi reaches Afghanistan in an unannounced visit during his ongoing south Asia tour.
Mar 24, 2022 11:15 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly today
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly at 4 pm today.
Mar 24, 2022 10:57 AM IST
SC denies to give specific date for hearing Hijab row cases
Supreme Court declines to give a specific date for hearing Hijab row cases. Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat mentioned one of these cases on behalf of some girl students for an urgent listing. But the CJI did not specify any date.
CJI said, “This has nothing to do with exams. Don’t sensitise.”
Mar 24, 2022 10:35 AM IST
Nepalese PM to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3
Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3: Nepal media ‘The Kathmandu Post’.
Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST
AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha
AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over postponement of MCD elections in Delhi.
Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST
Voting for Odisha local body polls underway
Voting underway for urban local body polls in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Voting to continue till 5 pm today.
Mar 24, 2022 09:38 AM IST
Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points
Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points to 17,168.
Mar 24, 2022 09:24 AM IST
GeM achieves order value of ₹1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22
Happy to know that @GeM_India has achieved order value of ₹1 Lakh Crore in a single year! This is a significant increase from previous years. The GeM platform is especially empowering MSMEs, with 57% of order value coming from MSME sector. pic.twitter.com/ylzSezZsjG
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 24, 2022
Government e-Marketplace (GeM) achieves order value of ₹1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22. “This is a significant increase from previous years. The GeM platform is especially empowering MSMEs, with 57% of order value coming from MSME sector,” tweets PM Modi.
Mar 24, 2022 09:14 AM IST
Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen
Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen & their two boats in Ramanathapuram district.
Mar 24, 2022 08:58 AM IST
India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24-hours
India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,531 recoveries and 67 deaths, in the last 24 hours.
Mar 24, 2022 07:59 AM IST
Foreign secy Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the UNHQs in New York, USA. “Discussed issues on UN Security Council’s agenda, including Ukraine, Afghanistan and Myanmar,” tweets Arindam Bagchi, MEA.
Mar 24, 2022 07:57 AM IST
IGL hikes price of domestic PNG in Delhi by ₹1 per SCM
Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has hiked the price of domestic piped natural gas (PNG) in Delhi by ₹1 per standard cubic meter (SCM) to ₹36.61 per unit. The new price will come into effect from today, March 24.
Mar 24, 2022 07:19 AM IST
BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha MPs to be present in House today
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a whip to all its Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the House today, March 24.
Mar 24, 2022 07:12 AM IST
India abstains from voting on Russian resolution in UN
India abstained in UNSC on a vote on a draft resolution by Russia on humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
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Delhi court denies bail to ex-NSE GOO Anand Subramanian
Subramanian was arrested last month in connection with the co-location scam and mails that showed then CEO Chitra Ramkrishna corresponded with a “Himalayan yogi” over NSE’s management
Updated on Mar 24, 2022 01:04 PM IST
Afternoon brief: Search area expanded to find 2nd black box of China’s Boeing
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Published on Mar 24, 2022 12:47 PM IST
Umar Khalid denied bail in Delhi riots larger conspiracy case
Former student of JNU, Umar Khalid was arrested on September 13 in 2020 under sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)
Published on Mar 24, 2022 12:34 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 16 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu
The Sri Lankan Navy has apprehended 12 Rameswaram-based fishermen and two fishing boats after they had gone fishing across the border in the Palk Bay, earlier on February 12.
Published on Mar 24, 2022 12:14 PM IST
Hijab row: SC won’t give date for early hearing; says, ‘Don’t sensationalise’
Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat said the issue is urgent as students will not be able to appear in exams and lose a year. To this, Chief Justice NV Ramana said, “Exams have nothing to do with the issue. Don’t sensitise.”
Published on Mar 24, 2022 11:04 AM IST
Parliamentary panel endorses anti-doping bill
The proposed law was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth, and Sports for scrutiny in December
Published on Mar 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST
Polling for urban local bodies begins in Odisha
State election commissioner Aditya Prasad Padhi said 22,000 officials have been deployed for the electoral process
Published on Mar 24, 2022 10:02 AM IST
India’s daily Covid-19 cases below 2,000-mark for 5th day
Covid-19: The daily positivity rate has dropped to 0.29 per cent and the weekly positivity rate slipped to 0.35 per cent on Thursday as India registered 1,938 new cases.
Published on Mar 24, 2022 09:59 AM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman to move Finance Bill in Lok Sabha today
The lower House will continue discussions on the demands for grants for ministries of commerce and industry, ports, shipping and waterways and fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying
Published on Mar 24, 2022 09:37 AM IST