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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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Former bureaucrat wins Mukhiya seat in Bihar following wife’s footsteps
His wife, who won her debut panchayat election last time from a non-reserved seat, is elated that her husband will now take care of the panchayat she nurtured in the last five years
Published on Dec 14, 2021 02:37 PM IST
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
Modi in Varanasi LIVE: On Day 2, PM holds meet with CMs of BJP-ruled states
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi: December 14 marks the second day of the premier’s visit to his parliamentary constituency ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 01:10 PM IST
India’s Omicron tally mounts to 49 after Delhi, Rajasthan report 8 cases
India reported its first cases of the Omicron variant in Karnataka’s Bengaluru where two people, including a South African national of Indian origin and a doctor, tested positive for it.
Published on Dec 14, 2021 12:49 PM IST
Agitation by resident doctors across India set to intensify
A stay on fresh PG admissions until January 6, ordered by the Supreme Court, stands in the way of the agitating doctors who plan to withdraw from all services if a quick solution is not found
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 01:30 PM IST
Terrorists will be tracked, killed: Kashmir IGP after Srinagar attack
Kashmir police chief Kumar along and other police personnel also paid their tributes to constable Rameez Ahmad, who lost his life after Monday’s terrorist attack.
Published on Dec 14, 2021 12:08 PM IST
SC allows Centre to widen Char Dham roads in view of security concerns
The defence ministry had urged the Supreme Court to modify its earlier order and allow the national highways from Rishikesh to Mana, from Rishikesh to Gangotri, and from Tanakpur to Pithoragarh to be developed to two-lane configuration.
Published on Dec 14, 2021 11:57 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Focus back on human-elephant conflict as 2 tuskers die from ‘poisoning’ in Assam
Post-mortem revealed that the pachyderms died due to “suspected poisoning”, forest officials said on Monday, adding that cases have been lodged under relevant sections of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 12:03 PM IST
Explained: Who sets CBSE question papers? How does the board ensure accuracy?
Amid the uproar, HT looks at the process of how question papers are set by the CBSE and what the board examination bylaws say about formulating question papers
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 11:47 AM IST
Oppn leaders to hold march today to protest against suspension of 12 MPs
- They will march from the Gandhi statue to Vijay Chowk at 12:45pm.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 11:42 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Dehi