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Dec 13, 2021 03:09 PM IST
India successfully tests long-range Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo off Balasore coast in Odisha
India successfully test fired a long-range Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo (SMART) off the coast of Balasore in Odisha, reports ANI citing defence officials.
The weapon system is being developed by DRDO for the Indian Navy.
Dec 13, 2021 02:47 PM IST
21,235 families of Covid-19 victims received ₹50,000 ex-gratia: Delhi govt
Delhi minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said that the one-time financial aid of ₹50,000 has been given to 21,235 families that reported deaths due to Covid-19, reports PTI.
Dec 13, 2021 01:14 PM IST
Encounter underway in Srinagar
A day after Pulwama, encounter breaks out in J-K’s Srinagar, 2 unidentified terrorists killed, say police.
Dec 13, 2021 12:02 PM IST
PM Modi welcomed with showers of flower petals in Varanasi
#WATCH | Locals gave a rousing welcome to PM Narendra Modi, showering flower petals and raising slogans of ‘Modi, Modi’ & ‘Har Har Mahadev’ in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi
The PM is on a two-day visit to the city to inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project pic.twitter.com/155VrYjEpT
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 13, 2021
Dec 13, 2021 11:31 AM IST
2 cargo ships collide in Baltic Sea off Sweden’s south coast
Two cargo ships collide in Baltic Sea off Sweden’s south coast, Reuters reports citing local media.
Dec 13, 2021 11:08 AM IST
PM Modi offers prayers at Kaal Bhiarav temple on his arrival in Varanasi
Dec 13, 2021 10:51 AM IST
‘Political motives’: Raut on FIR for allegedly abusing BJP members
FIR registered against me in Delhi has been done with political motives and to suppress my voice. It has been done to defame my party as CBI, I-T, ED can’t be used against me. I’m an MP, it’s not right to encourage some to register false complaints against me, says Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut. The commenst are in reference to the a FIR filed with Delhi police by a BJP leader for allegedly using “abusive language” on television against BJP members.
Dec 13, 2021 09:22 AM IST
India’s daily Covid-19 tally drops for 3rd straight day with 7,350 cases
India reports 7,350 new cases, 202 deaths and 7,973 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The active caseload stands at 91,456, lowest in 561 days, said ministry health ministry in daily health bulletin. The recovery rate has surged to 98.37%, it also said.
Dec 13, 2021 09:03 AM IST
PM Modi pays tribute to security personnel killed in 2001 Parliament attack
I pay my tributes to all those security personnel who were martyred in the line of duty during the Parliament attack in 2001. Their service to the nation and supreme sacrifice continues to inspire every citizen.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 13, 2021
Dec 13, 2021 08:56 AM IST
Harnaaz Sandhu becomes Miss Universe 2021, brings the crown home after 21 years
The new Miss Universe 2021 is Harnaaz Sandhu from India. The 21-year-old model was crowned the Miss Universe 2021 on Monday, December 13. Harnaaz will bring home the Miss Universe crown after 21 years. Before her, Lara Dutta was crowned the Miss Universe in 2000. Read More
Dec 13, 2021 07:59 AM IST
Amid Beijing Winter Olympics boycott, China’s note of appreciation for Pakistan
China’s ambassador to Pakistan has said his country appreciates Pakistan for being against the “politicization” of sports after Islamabad’s comment that the Beijing Winter Olympics would offer “a spectacular and colourful gala to sports enthusiasts around the world.” Read More
Dec 13, 2021 07:23 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday to inaugurate Phase 1 of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, constructed at a cost of around ₹339 crore. Red More
Dec 13, 2021 06:16 AM IST
Omicron cases in India at 38; 6 states and 2 Union territories report infections
Omicron cases in India rose to 38 after Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh and Kerala reported their first infections and Maharashtra and Karnataka also recorded one each of the latest coronavirus variant on Sunday.
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A two-day event is being held on December 15 and 16 as a curtain-raiser of the event and it will gather feedback and suggestions on previous Robocon competitions
Published on Dec 13, 2021 03:09 PM IST
Congress lawmaker Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday said the government should clear the air around the much awaited introduction of a bill aimed at regulating cryptocurrencies in India
Published on Dec 13, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Chief Rector of the seminary, Maulana Abul Qasim Nomani, has asked Saudi Arabia to rethink its decision, saying otherwise a wrong message may be conveyed to Muslims.
Published on Dec 13, 2021 02:57 PM IST
The other big addition is the auto-adjusting lighting (essentially, this is auto brightness), something the less expensive Paperwhite does not have
Published on Dec 13, 2021 02:50 PM IST
Addressing a gathering after the inaugural, Modi said the inauguration of Kashi Vishwanath Dham will give a decisive direction to India and herald a bright future.
Published on Dec 13, 2021 02:50 PM IST
“The Kashi Vishwanath temple premises, which were only around 3000 square feet, has now become about 5 lakh square feet. Now, 50,000 to 75,000 devotees can come to visit the temple and its premises,” Modi said.
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 02:03 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
- Officials said security forces have launched a search operation in the area.
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, Srinagar
Citing a controversial passage, she told Lok Sabha, “This contains atrocious statements such as ‘women gaining independence is the main reason for a wide variety of social and family problems’”
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 02:11 PM IST
The Bill clarifies that a person will be entitled to the additional pension or family pension from the first day of the month in which they complete the minimum age under the concerned age bracket
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 01:29 PM IST
- The Prime Minister was welcomed by residents as they showered his cavalcade with flower petals and shouted slogans of ‘Modi, Modi’ and ‘Har Har Mahadev’ on the streets of the holy city.
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 02:19 PM IST
- On his arrival in the city, the Prime Minister offered prayers at Kaal Bhairav Temple.
Published on Dec 13, 2021 12:54 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, Varanasi
Five terrorists involved in the terror attack and eight security personnel died during the incident, which had taken India and Pakistan to the brink of war
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 01:12 PM IST