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Jan 21, 2022 05:34 PM IST
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma tests positive for Covid-19
Jan 21, 2022 05:17 PM IST
BJP releases first list of 34 candidates for Punjab assembly elections
Jan 21, 2022 04:27 PM IST
In historic move, Amar Jawan Jyoti merged with National War Memorial flame
The Amar Jawan Jyoti flame at the India Gate was on Friday merged with that at the National War Memorial in a short ceremony in Delhi, during which a part of the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame was taken and merged with the flame at the NWM, which is 400 meters away on the other side of India Gate. Read More
Jan 21, 2022 04:04 PM IST
Expelled Uttarakhand BJP minister Harak Singh Rawat joins Congress in Delhi
Jan 21, 2022 03:29 PM IST
AAP releases third list for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections
Jan 21, 2022 03:10 PM IST
50-year-old tried to self-immolate near Supreme Court new building: Delhi cops
A 50-year-old man tried to self-immolate near the new building of the Supreme Court. He was rushed to hospital: Delhi Police
— ANI (@ANI) January 21, 2022
Jan 21, 2022 02:45 PM IST
Himachal: Fire breaks out at house in Chirgaon Rohru area of Shimla
Jan 21, 2022 02:00 PM IST
IS gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack
Gunmen from the Islamic State extremist group attacked an army barracks in a mountainous area north of Baghdad early Friday, killing 11 soldiers as they slept, Iraqi security officials said.
Jan 21, 2022 01:22 PM IST
After Delhi CM sends proposal to lift weekend curfew, L-G Baijal says status quo should be maintained
LG Anil Baijal not in favor of lifting weekend curfew
In reply to CM @ArvindKejriwal‘s proposal to end weekend curfew, LG says status quo should be maintained till Covid-19 situation further improves
Private offices to be allowed 50% work from office@htTweets
— Alok K N Mishra HT (@AlokKNMishra) January 21, 2022
Jan 21, 2022 01:08 PM IST
50th statehood day of Meghalaya: PM Modi addresses nation
Meghalaya has given the message of nature and progress, of conservation and eco-sustainability to the world, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addressed the nation on the 50th statehood day of the northeastern state.
Jan 21, 2022 12:42 PM IST
PM Modi to unveil hologram statue of Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary
At a time when the entire nation is marking the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I am glad to share that his grand statue, made of granite, will be installed at India Gate. This would be a symbol of India’s indebtedness to him. pic.twitter.com/dafCbxFclK
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 21, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unveil hologram statue of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate on his 125th birth anniversary.
Jan 21, 2022 12:23 PM IST
UP polls: Rahul, Priyanka release youth manifesto
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi launch Uttar Pradesh’s Youth Manifesto, at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarter in Delhi, ahead of state assembly elections.
Jan 21, 2022 12:06 PM IST
Pakistan achieved ‘GDP growth of 5.37% in 3 yrs’: Imran Khan
“I want to congratulate my government on achieving GDP growth of 5.37% in 3 years leading to substantial jobs creation and rise in per capita income. Our econ reforms success recognised internationally. Bloomberg predicted Pak will sustain high growth trajectory and employment levels,” tweets Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan.
Jan 21, 2022 11:29 AM IST
‘Delhi averted danger,’ says health minister Satyendra Jain
Experts said Delhi will record 1 lakh cases daily, but we averted that danger.Will take call on lifting more curbs within 3-4 days, says health minister Satyendra Jain, as per PTI.
Jan 21, 2022 11:23 AM IST
PM Modi inaugurates new circuit house in Gujarat’s Somnath via video conferencing
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a new circuit house in Gujarat’s Somnath via video conferencing.
Jan 21, 2022 11:15 AM IST
Mumbai police arrest 3 for making abusive comments against women
Three people have been arrested for making abusive and cruel comments about women in the Club House app chat. Mumbai Cyber Police is investigating after registering a case on the complaint of a woman, reports ANI.
Jan 21, 2022 10:07 AM IST
Delhi govt sends a recommendation to Lt Gov to end weekend curfew
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal sends a recommendation to Lt Gov to end weekend curfew as Covid-19 cases dip.
The government has also proposed to end odd-even system for shops in markets. Private offices may be permitted to call 50% staff to office. Currently 100% is work from home.
Jan 21, 2022 09:55 AM IST
Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘very poor’ category
The air quality in the national capital on Friday remained in the ‘very poor’ category according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).
Jan 21, 2022 09:06 AM IST
India reports 3,47,254 new Covid cases, 703 deaths in 24 hours; active cases cross 2-million mark
Covid-19 active cases in cross 2-lakh mark in India as the Omicron-led surge continues. The overall caseload was up by 3,47,254 and it now stands at 3,85,66,027.
Jan 21, 2022 08:43 AM IST
PM Modi extends greetins on statehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura
Greetings to the people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their Statehood Days. These states are making vibrant contributions to India’s development. Praying for their constant progress.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 21, 2022
Jan 21, 2022 08:02 AM IST
Amar Jawan Jyoti to be merged with National War Memorial flame
At 1554 hours today, Air Marshal Balabadra Radha Krishna, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, in the absence of serving Chief of Defence Staff will merge the flames of Amar Jawan Jyoti with the eternal flame at the National War Memorial in a ceremonial function. Read More
Jan 21, 2022 07:32 AM IST
Sputnik V effective against Omicron, say developers
Russian anti Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, has two times higher virus neutralizing antibodies to the Omicron variant than the Pfizer vaccine, announced its developers on Wednesday based on a preprint study. Read More
Jan 21, 2022 07:00 AM IST
17 dead, 59 injured in explosion in western Ghana
As many as 17 killed, 59 others have been injured in explosion in western Ghana, reports AFP citing government.
Jan 21, 2022 06:55 AM IST
France plans to relax Covid induced restrictions next month
France will relax some restrictions early next month in a bet the pandemic will recede thanks to faster inoculations and plans to shut the unvaccinated out of most social activities. Austrian lawmakers passed the European Union’s first law making coronavirus vaccinations mandatory.
Jan 21, 2022 06:22 AM IST
UP elections: Keshav Prasad Maurya rises up ranks after OBC leaders exit BJP
Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya is suddenly everywhere — appealing to other backward class (OBC) leaders exiting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to reconsider their decisions; welcoming defectors to the party; or targeting the Samajwadi Party and its leader Akhilesh Yadav. Read More
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Last week, a government official had said that the Republic Day celebrations from this year will start on January 23 instead of January 24 to include the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, in line with the Narendra Modi government’s “focus to commemorate important aspects of our history and culture.”
Published on Jan 21, 2022 05:35 PM IST
Delhi might have passed the peak of the daily infections, but the peak of fatalities which generally takes place a week after the peak of the cases is yet to arrive.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 05:27 PM IST
The decision comes after outrage and concerns expressed by the business community in the state over the piling losses due to the curbs that had severely impacted lives and livelihoods.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 04:48 PM IST
Pauskar said he wasn’t upset by the BJP’s decision but that the party he had built in his constituency has been deeply hurt by the decision to deny him a ticket, which has forced him to make the move.
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 04:24 PM IST
According to the government, the flame at Amar Jawan Jyoti paid tributes to the martyrs of 1971 and other wars, however, none of the names who made that supreme sacrifice for the country were present there.
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 04:14 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Karnataka is the second state after Maharashtra to have announced some relaxation amid the ongoing Omicron wave. Maharashtra has decided to resume classes from coming Monday.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 03:52 PM IST
The manifesto is seen as part of efforts to woo young voters and to counter the caste and religious factors in the state, where the party has been out of power for over three decades
Published on Jan 21, 2022 03:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Modi said that recently, the Tripura government has started providing 100 per cent facilities to every village and is also one of the only six states in the country where new technology is being used in housing construction.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 03:02 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The term “double engine” is used by BJP leaders to refer to the party being in power at the Centre as well as in a state.
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 02:23 PM IST
Subhas Chandra Bose statue: PM Modi said on Twitter that this will be a symbol of India’s indebtedness to him. Earlier, speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the new circuit house near Somnath Temple in Gujarat, he said that this government is building monuments of national importance.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 01:34 PM IST