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Mar 26, 2022 08:17 PM IST
All 132 onboard China Eastern plane dead: Report
All 132 passengers and crew on a China Eastern plane that crashed this week died, Hu Zhenjiang, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration of China was quoted as saying by Chinese state media on Saturday.
A search and rescue team has identified the DNA of 120 of the victims from the crash site, Hu told a press briefing, reported Reuters.
Mar 26, 2022 06:31 PM IST
Union cabinet decides to extend PM Garib Kalyan Yojana by six months
The Union Cabinet in the meeting has decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana by six months.
Mar 26, 2022 05:38 PM IST
3 Naxalites shot dead by security forces in Jharkhand
Three Naxalites shot dead by security forces in Jharkhand’s Latehar, reports news agency PTI quoting police.
Mar 26, 2022 03:07 PM IST
Union Cabinet to meet at 4:30pm today
Union Cabinet to hold a meeting at 4:30pm today, reports news agency ANI.
Mar 26, 2022 02:28 PM IST
Delhi budget to generate 20 lakh new jobs in next 5 years: Kejriwal
“Today’s budget aims to generate 20 lakh new jobs in the next five years. This is not a poll promise, but a major announcement in this ‘bold and innovative’ budget. We aim to increase the number of jobs by at least 12%- from 33% to 45 per cent,” says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on the new budget.
Mar 26, 2022 12:28 PM IST
Shivpal Yadav, who contested on SP ticket, says not invited to party’s legislative meeting
Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohiya) leader Shivpal Singh Yadav, who contested the UP Assembly election on SP ticket, said he was not invited to the party’s legislative meeting.
“I was not invited to the party meeting. I waited for two days and cancelled all my programs for this meeting but I wasn’t invited. I am an MLA from Samajwadi Party but still not invited,” ANI quoted Akhilesh Yadav’s uncle as saying.
Mar 26, 2022 11:17 AM IST
UP govt extends free ration scheme for next three months
After the first Cabinet meeting, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced the decision to continue the free ration scheme for the next three months.
Mar 26, 2022 11:16 AM IST
UP governor administers oath to Ramapati Shastri as protem Speaker
Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel administered oath to Ramapati Shastri as protem Speaker of UP Legislative Assembly, at Raj Bhawan in Lucknow.
Mar 26, 2022 10:42 AM IST
15-member CBI team joins Birbhum violence probe
A 15-member CBI team including Central Forensic Science Laboratory experts from Delhi led by (DIG) ranked officer has joined the probe into Birbhum killing case. The case is monitored by a Joint Director-level officer.
Mar 26, 2022 09:57 AM IST
Jharkhand CM writes to Centre over non-payment of dues related to mining
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has written to Union minister Pralhad Joshi over non-payment of dues of ₹1.36 lakh crores related to mining done by Central PSUs. Soren said the central government has paid no heed so far despite repeated consultations held with the coal ministry and NITI Aayog.
Mar 26, 2022 09:07 AM IST
Dousing underway after fire breaks out in godown in Thane’s Kanaya Nagar
A fire broke out in a godown in Kanaya Nagar, Thane around 3.20am this morning. Thane Municipal Corporation said that firefighters are trying to douse the fire and no casualty or injury has been reported.
Mar 26, 2022 08:43 AM IST
India honoured to be home to WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine: PM
“India is honoured to be home to a state-of-the-art @WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. This Centre will contribute towards making a healthier planet and leveraging our rich traditional practices for global good,” PM Modi tweeted.
Mar 26, 2022 08:06 AM IST
Petrol, diesel hiked by 80 paise again, ₹3.2 increase in a week
The fuel prices saw yet another increase, with both petrol and diesel hiked by 80 paise.
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Yogi Adityanath orders action plan for next 100 days to fulfil poll promises
- Yogi Adityanath, who was sworn-in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a record second term on Friday, told officials that the target should be to make the northern state number one in the country.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 08:18 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
India repatriates three Pakistani nationals on completion of jail terms
The government’s efforts have resulted in the release and repatriation of 20 Indian fishermen and one civilian prisoner from Pakistan’s custody so far this year.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 07:30 PM IST
Plaint filed against The Kashmir Files maker for his ‘Bhopali-homosexual’ remark
- The complaint, filed by journalist-cum-celebrity public relations manager Rohit Pandey in Mumbai, sought registration of an FIR for defamation and other charges against Agnihotri.
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 07:38 PM IST
Modi govt extends scheme providing free food grain to poor by six months
Under the Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the Centre will provide free five kilogrammes of food grains per person to more than 80 crore beneficiaries who are covered under the National Food Security Act including those covered under the direct benefit transfer
Published on Mar 26, 2022 06:59 PM IST
Hijab-clad student offers namaz inside MP university classroom, VC orders probe
- The inquiry was ordered following a complaint to Madhya Pradesh’s Dr Harisingh Gour University (HGU) by a right-wing organisation Hindu Jagran Manch.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 06:36 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
Beat drums and ring bells: Congress’s 3-phase campaign against price rise
On Saturday, the prices of petrol and diesel increased by 80 paise a litre. Delhi will now be selling petrol at ₹98.61 per litre and diesel at ₹89.87 per litre.
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 06:05 PM IST
Day before international flight operations resume, AAI reworks Covid-19 guidelines
The government banned international flights on March 23, 2020 as a step to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The ban that was initially imposed for two weeks was extended many times since then. However, flights were being operated under bilateral air bubble agreements between India and 35 countries.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 05:08 PM IST
Jharkhand CM threatens to stop coal supply if central PSUs don’t clear ‘dues’
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has made public his letter to the union coal ministry, underlining that his repeated consultations with the ministry and Niti Aayog have failed to yield results.
Who is Ritu Khanduri? The first woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly
- Daughter of former chief minister of Uttarakhand Major General (Retd) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, Ritu Khanduri won the 2022 assembly elections by defeating Congress’ Surendra Singh Negi from the Kotdwar seat by a margin of 3,687 votes.
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 04:36 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
‘Is this why?’: Vivek Agnihotri-Digvijaya Singh spat over ‘genocide museum’
The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri asked whether Digvijaya Singh is opposed to his idea of a genocide museum because the former Madhya Pradesh minister could not make a memorial on the Bhopal gas tragedy in 38 years.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 03:05 PM IST
Odisha civic poll results: BJD on the verge of a landslide victory
Of the 1,899 posts of councillors/corporators where elections were held, the BJD is leading in 1,199 of the 1,749 posts where trends are available.
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 02:24 PM IST
‘Modi Story’ portal launched for people’s account of the Prime Minister
The Modi Story website says it aims to bring together reminiscences of persons who have closely witnessed Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Anyone can contribute to the collection.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 01:43 PM IST