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Apr 07, 2022 11:25 PM IST
Maharashtra adds 128 new Covid cases, 6 more deaths
Maharashtra on Thursday added 128 new Covid-19 cases and six more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 78,74,818 and 1,47,806 respectively.
Apr 07, 2022 09:47 PM IST
Lok Sabha MP TN Prathapan writes to PM Modi seeking his intervention for the unconditional release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka
Lok Sabha MP TN Prathapan has written to PM Modi requesting his intervention for the unconditional release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and other countries pic.twitter.com/MEGS6OfC7U
— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2022
Apr 07, 2022 09:18 PM IST
Pakistan Supreme Court declares deputy speaker’s dismissal of no-trust motion unconstitutional; National Assembly restored
The Pakistan Supreme Court on Thursday declared the ruling of deputy speaker Qasim Suri dismissing no-confidence motion unconstitutional.
Apr 07, 2022 08:48 PM IST
Srilankans protest outside Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s residence in Colombo
Apr 07, 2022 08:16 PM IST
India ready to continue working with Sri Lanka for post-COVID economic recovery: MEA
In line with its “neighbourhood first” policy, India stands ready to continue working with Sri Lanka for rapid post-Covid economic recovery, said Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday.
Apr 07, 2022 07:40 PM IST
2020 Delhi riots: Local court rejects bail plea of Jamia alumni body president Shifa-ur-Rehman
A Delhi Court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of president of Alumni Association, Jamia Millia Islamia, Shifa-Ur-Rehman in a larger conspiracy case in connection with the northeast Delhi violence in February 2020, ANI reported. Shifa was booked and charge-sheeted under sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act by the Delhi Police.
Apr 07, 2022 07:31 PM IST
Bengal bypoll: TMC’s Ballygunge candidate Babul Supriyo campaigns with Abhishek Banerjee
Trinamool Congress Ballygunge Assembly candidate Babul Supriyo attends an ‘Iftar’ party with TMC minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim after campaigning along with party leader Abhishek Banerjee pic.twitter.com/Q2iTWtEOJA
— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2022
Trinamool Congress candidate from Ballygunge, Babul Supriyo campaigned with party general secretary Abhishek Banerjee. Later, he attended an iftar party with Bengal minister and Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim, reports ANI. The singer-politician faces CPM’s Saira Shah Halim and BJP’s Keya Ghosh in the battle for the seat which goes to polls on April 12.
Apr 07, 2022 07:24 PM IST
Covid-19: Kerala govt lifts all restrictions, mask use to continue
Apr 07, 2022 06:34 PM IST
CBI makes first arrests in Birbhum killings, four suspects held in Mumbai
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday made its first arrest in connection with the recent killing of eight people in West Bengal’s Birbhum district.
Apr 07, 2022 05:58 PM IST
Delhi Airport Customs seizes 5.85 kg of cocaine at IGI Airport
Delhi Airport Customs seized 5.85 kg of cocaine, the largest amount of cocaine confiscated from any Indian airport, on the night of April 6 at IGI Airport, New Delhi. In the last 6 months, Customs have seized 33.70 kg of heroin and 12.60 kg of cocaine at the airport, according to news agency ANI.
Apr 07, 2022 05:36 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Cabinet dissolved after all ministers submit their resignation letters to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh Cabinet was dissolved on Thursday. All cabinet ministers submitted their resignation letters to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Apr 07, 2022 05:04 PM IST
Implementation of Uniform Civil Code will begin from Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami in Haridwar
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Thursday said “implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will begin from Uttarakhand. We expect other State Govts too to implement UCC in their respective states”.
Apr 07, 2022 04:27 PM IST
Pakistan political crises: Supreme Court to deliver verdict on deputy speaker’s ruling today
Supreme Court will give its verdict on the deputy speaker’s ruling to disallow the no-confidence motion at 7:30pm today, news agency ANI reported.
Apr 07, 2022 04:06 PM IST
Delhi minorities panel issues show-cause notice to 3 mayors on meat ban issue
The Delhi Minorities Commission has issued a show-cause notice to mayors and commissioners of three municipal corporations in the city seeking an explanation on what basis have they decided to ban or shut meat shops during Navratri. Read more
Apr 07, 2022 03:58 PM IST
Chinese hackers target power grids near Ladakh, minister says hack unsuccessful
Union power minister RK Singh on Thursday said that the attempts by Chinese hackers to target electricity distribution centres near Ladakh were successfully blocked. Read more
Apr 07, 2022 03:13 PM IST
Ramzan: Andhra Pradesh govt allows Muslim employees to leave early during month of fasting
All government employees, teachers, contract workers, who profess Islam are permitted to leave offices/ schools early by one hour in the evening on all working days during the month of Ramzan from 3rd April to 2nd May: Government of Andhra Pradesh pic.twitter.com/rhlW7cAzZX
— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2022
Apr 07, 2022 02:35 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Army firing kills two civilians in Handwara
Two civilians were injured in army firing in north Kashmir’s Handwara town.
Apr 07, 2022 02:15 PM IST
Watch: District admin in Bareilly demolishes petrol pump owned by SP MLA Shazil Islam
Apr 07, 2022 01:52 PM IST
PM Modi meets leaders after conclusion of Parliament’s budget session
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, Samajwadi Party’s Mulayam Singh Yadav and other leaders, after the conclusion of Parliament’s Budget session.
Apr 07, 2022 01:10 PM IST
Parliament adjourned sine die
Parliament proceedings adjourned sine die
Apr 07, 2022 12:53 PM IST
Sri Lanka president appoints team of experts to advise government over worst economic crisis in decades, reports ANI
Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa appoints team of experts to advise government over worst economic crisis in decades, reports ANI
Apr 07, 2022 12:25 PM IST
Travel Agents Association of India postpones 66th convention in Sri Lanka
Travel Agents Association of India postponed its 66th Convention which was to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 19-22 April due to the on-going conflict in the nation.
Apr 07, 2022 11:59 AM IST
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned sine die
Rajya Sabha proceedings have been adjourned sine die.
Apr 07, 2022 11:03 AM IST
IGL hikes price of CNG in Delhi-NCR by ₹2.5 per kg
IGL hiked the price of CNG in Delhi by ₹2.5 per kg to ₹69.11 per kg from Thursday. For Noida, Greater Noida & Ghaziabad, the CNG price has been hiked to ₹71.67 per kg, while in Gurugram, it will cost ₹77.44 per kg
Apr 07, 2022 10:57 AM IST
Madras High Court upholds 7.5% reservation by Tamil Nadu Government to students
Madras High Court upholds 7.5% reservation by Tamil Nadu Government to students from government schools in admission for medical course.
Apr 07, 2022 10:06 AM IST
Markets open in red: Sensex falls 0.49%, Nifty down 0.5%
Markets open in red; Sensex falls 0.49 percent, trades at 59,319. Nifty falls down 0.5%
Apr 07, 2022 09:50 AM IST
Trombay police register FIR against BJP’s Kirit Somaiya and son for allegedly collecting donations to save INS Vikrant
Trombay police register FIR against BJP’s Kirit Somaiya and son Neil Somaiya for allegedly collecting donations to save INS Vikrant
Apr 07, 2022 09:27 AM IST
India logs 1,033 daily Covid cases and 43 deaths in 24-hours
India logs 1,033 daily Covid cases and 43 deaths; over 1,000 fresh infections for 2nd straight day.
Apr 07, 2022 09:18 AM IST
Piyush Goyal invites University of New South Wales to expand its footprint in India
Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal invites University of New South Wales to expand its footprint in India.
Apr 07, 2022 08:14 AM IST
PM Modi expresses gratitude to health sector on World Health Day
आरोग्यं परमं भाग्यं स्वास्थ्यं सर्वार्थसाधनम्॥
Greetings on World Health Day. May everyone be blessed with good health and wellness. Today is also a day to express gratitude to all those associated with the health sector. It is their hardwork that has kept our planet protected.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 7, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses gratitude to the health sector on the occasion of World Health Day.
Apr 07, 2022 07:27 AM IST
CCEA cabinet meeting likely to be held today: Sources
CCEA cabinet meeting likely to be held today at 6:30 pm, say sources.
Apr 07, 2022 07:26 AM IST
PM Modi on discussions held in Parliament in the 2nd half of the budget session
Over the last few days Parliament has witnessed a healthy discussion on the situation in Ukraine and India’s efforts to bring back our citizens through Operation Ganga. I am grateful to all MP colleagues who enriched this discussion with their views.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 6, 2022
Over the last few days Parliament has witnessed a healthy discussion on the situation in Ukraine and India’s efforts to bring back our citizens through Operation Ganga. I am grateful to all MP colleagues who enriched this discussion with their views: PM Modi
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India focused on stabilising economic ties with Russia following Western sanctions
An inter-ministerial group headed by the finance ministry is looking at the impact of the sanctions and stabilising economic relations with Russia, and discussions are on regarding payment mechanisms that can be used in the current circumstances.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 11:12 PM IST
XE variant of Covid not a point of concern so far, says top virologist Gagandeep
- Dr Gagandeep Kang, a leading microbiologist and professor at Christian Medical College in Vellore, said in a vaccinated population, XE variant was not something to be bothered about.
Updated on Apr 07, 2022 11:11 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
Researcher found dead in Bengal lab, suicide note alleges negligence by professor
On Tuesday, the researcher’s mother lodged a complaint with the Haringhata police station. On Wednesday police began an investigation based on the complaint.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 10:56 PM IST
Cabinet stamp for fortified-rice supply to tackle malnutrition, poor health
The programme is likely to cost the government nearly ₹2700 crore. The government will reveal more details about the programme on Friday.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 10:42 PM IST
Manipur police commandos seize 18 gold bars from Kakching district, 1 held
The commando unit of Kakching seized the 18 gold bars during a checking operation at Pallel check-post, about 45 km south of Imphal in Kakching district on Thursday morning.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 10:23 PM IST
Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into alleged teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal
The CBI is already investigating the alleged recruitment scam involving Group D staff in government schools on the orders of the high court. The federal agency has already lodged an FIR in connection with the matter.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 09:42 PM IST
Odisha cops seize ₹2 cr from engineer’s house in second such incident in 10 days
On March 28, the vigilance officials had seized ₹1.39 crore cash from the house of Ashis Kumar Dash, a superintending engineer of the rural development department in Malkangiri district. Besides ₹1.39 crore in cash, the sleuths also found 1.2 kilograms of gold ornaments, including gold biscuits and coins and bank and insurance deposits of over ₹4 crore.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 09:42 PM IST
‘Cynical false flag operation by Kyiv’: Russia on Bucha killings, India calls for probe
Ukrainian officials have said more than 300 people were killed by Russian forces in Bucha, and around 50 of them were executed. Images have emerged in recent days of mass graves and dozens of bodies with their hands tied behind their back.
Updated on Apr 07, 2022 09:42 PM IST
Daily brief: No comments, India on Pakistan’s political crises
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Published on Apr 07, 2022 08:59 PM IST
No comments, says India on Imran Khan driving Pakistan into political turmoil
As Pakistan’s Supreme Court is set to rule on the legality of political manoeuvres that led Prime Minister Imran Khan to dissolve the National Assembly and call fresh elections, India said it does not speak on the internal matters of the neighbouring country
Updated on Apr 07, 2022 08:15 PM IST
India, Australia name officers’ exchange programme after CDS Gen Rawat
The Indian Army had last month dedicated a chair of excellence in Rawat’s memory at the United Service Institution of India (USI) — the country’s oldest think-tank founded in 1870.
Updated on Apr 07, 2022 08:00 PM IST
Light tanks, naval choppers, arty guns among new weapons under phased import ban
The domestic industry is likely to receive orders worth ₹2,10,000 crore in the next five years as a result of the third list, officials said.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 07:32 PM IST