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Dec 14, 2021 04:46 PM IST
2nd Omicron case in China
China confirms its second case of Omicron, a 67-year-old man who tested positive after more than two weeks of quarantine.
Dec 14, 2021 04:33 PM IST
Iraq hangs three over ‘terrorism’ charges
Three hanged in Iraq over ‘terrorism’ charges, reports AFP citing security sources.
Dec 14, 2021 04:19 PM IST
Nirav Modi extradition: UK court begins hearing
UK High Court begins hearing fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s appeal against extradition to India.
Dec 14, 2021 04:06 PM IST
Anil Deshmukh’s judicial custody extended till December 27
Judicial custody of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh extended till December 27 in the ₹100 crore extortion case. Deshmukh is currently lodged in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail.
Dec 14, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Bihar CM says state ‘highly alert’ over Omicron threat
“We are highly alert in view of the Omicron threat. Till now, over 9 crore Covid-19 vaccinations have been done in Bihar. We will achieve 100% vaccination soon,” says chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Dec 14, 2021 02:51 PM IST
UN accuses Taliban of ‘at least’ 72 extrajudicial killings
United Nations accuses Taliban of being behind ‘at least’ 72 extrajudicial killings in Afghanistan.
Dec 14, 2021 02:19 PM IST
Can win 400 seats in Uttar Pradesh, reiterates Akhilesh Yadav
If all of us come together, it is possible to convince the people of Uttar Pradesh and win 400 seats: Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief and former UP CM
Dec 14, 2021 01:39 PM IST
‘Democracy being killed’: Rahul Gandhi
Oppn not being allowed to raise issues in Parliament. Democracy being killed, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
Dec 14, 2021 01:25 PM IST
Delhi reports 4 more cases of Omicron, tally rises to 6
Delhi has detected 4 new cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, taking the total number of such infections to 6 in the national capital, health minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.
“Of the 6 cases, 1 patient has been discharged from the hospital. Currently, 35 Covid positive patients and 3 suspected cases are admitted to the LNJP Hospital,” Jain was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Dec 14, 2021 11:02 AM IST
SC allows Centre to build all-weather roads as part of Char Dham project
The Supreme Court allows Centre to build all-weather roads, including strategic feeders leading to China border, as part of Char Dham project.
Dec 14, 2021 10:49 AM IST
PM Modi chairs meeting with CMs of BJP ruled states in Varanasi
PM Narendra Modi is chairing a meeting with the chief ministers of BJP-ruled states in Varanasi. BJP chief JP Nadda, secretary organisation and some office bearers of UP BJP and BJP Kashi region are also present in the meeting.
Dec 14, 2021 10:39 AM IST
UK-India are natural partners: UK PM
With shared culture of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, UK-India are natural partners, says UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Global Tech Summit.
Dec 14, 2021 09:30 AM IST
With 5,784 new cases, India’s daily Covid-19 tally sees 21.3% fall, 252 new deaths recorded
India records 5,784 new cases in the last 24 hours, a fall of 21.3% from yesterday, according to the Union health ministry data. The death toll saw jump of 252 related fatalities.
Dec 14, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck 95 km north of Maumere, Indonesia today: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Dec 14, 2021 09:12 AM IST
‘Hope SAD-BSP alliance comes to power in Punjab’: Mayawati
I hope that the alliance of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will come to power in Punjab with the full majority in the next Assembly elections, under the leadership of Sukhbir Singh Badal, says BSP chief Mayawati, reports ANI.
Dec 14, 2021 08:53 AM IST
2 new Omicron cases in Maharashtra, 1 in Gujarat; country’s tally climbs to 41
Maharashtra has said two more fully vaccinated people were found infected with Omicron and a man tested positive for the latest variant of the coronavirus in Gujarat, taking the tally in the country of such cases to 41 on Monday. Read More
Dec 14, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Opposition to hit the streets over MPs’ suspension
More than 18 Opposition parties have planned a march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk to protest against the suspension of 12 lawmakers from the Rajya Sabha — an issue that has already triggered daily protests inside and outside the Upper House since past two weeks. Read More
Dec 14, 2021 07:04 AM IST
Delhi Air Quality Index in ‘very poor’ category
Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 328 (overall) in the ‘very poor’ category, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India
Dec 14, 2021 06:45 AM IST
Modi inspects key developmental projects in Kashi after midnight
After 12.30 in the night, PM Modi along with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath revisited Kashi Vishwanath Temple. He walked from Godaulia intersection to Kashi Vishwanath Temple. PM Modi also visited Banaras railway station and inspected it. Before that, he took stock of various developmental works
The Prime Minister is on two-day visit to Varanasi.
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Over 8.5 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in past 7 years till Sept 30: Govt
- Earlier, Union minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai had told the Parliament that 1,11,287 Indian nationals renounced their citizenship this year itself till September 20.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 04:07 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Explained: What do universities think about a common entrance test?
While those in favour say a common entrance exam will streamline the admission process and do away with skyrocketing cut-offs, those who oppose it believe that it may change the “nature of their campuses”
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Suspension of 12 MPs: Rahul Gandhi slams move as ‘crushing voice of people’
“Prime Minister does not come to the House. We are not allowed to raise any issue of national importance. It is the unfortunate killing of democracy,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said.
Published on Dec 14, 2021 03:45 PM IST
1kg of specialised Assam tea sells for ₹99,999 at Guwahati auction
Guwahati-based wholesaler Saurabh Tea Traders won the bid for the specialised tea branded as Manohari Gold and produced by Manohari Tea Estate in Assam’s Dibrugarh district
Settle in Pakistan: Pralhad Joshi tells Farooq Abdullah after ‘talk’ nudge
- On Monday, Farooq Abdullah asked the government to hold talks with Pakistan and find a way to bring peace in Kashmir, following the terror attack which claimed the lives of three cops in Srinagar.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
NTAGI reviewing data on justification of Covid-19 booster dose: Centre to HC
The NTAGI and NEGVAC are the two expert bodies working in tandem to guide the National Covid-19 vaccination program.
Published on Dec 14, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Reported by Richa Banka | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Karnataka MLC election results 2021: Counting of votes underway for 25 seats
The voting to these seats was held on December 10 and around 99 per cent voter turnout was recorded during the polls.
Published on Dec 14, 2021 01:30 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Bengaluru
Rahul taking Congress on new path with ‘India country of Hindus’ remark: Sena
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana said that the wordplay on “Hindu” and “Hindutvawadi” showed that the party has made an appeal to the majority Hindus after a long time
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 01:26 PM IST