Breaking: Court grants NCB custody of 4 more linked to cruise ship drug case

  • Oct 06, 2021 04:03 PM IST

    Court grants NCB custody of 4 more linked to cruise ship drug case 

    A Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Wednesday granted Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody of four people associated with the Delhi-based-event management company Caneplus Trading Private Limited till 14th of October. This event management company had organised the event on Cordelia Cruises’ Empress ship which Aryan Khan was supposed to attend. 

  • Oct 06, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan awarded 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis”, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday. 

  • Oct 06, 2021 03:17 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi leaves Lucknow airport after UP police allows him to use personal vehicle 

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi left for Lakhimpur Kheri after Uttar Pradesh Police allowed him to use his personal vehicle for travelling. The Congress leader sat in a dharna along with Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel as they were briefly stopped from coming out of the airport, Gandhi said. “Whenever I come to UP, I travel in my own car. But now they want to take me like a prisoner. I will sit here. There is no question of moving now,” he told reporters. Read More

  • Oct 06, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Chattisgarh, Punjab announces ex-gratia of 50 lacs to kins of farmers and journalist killed in Lakhimpur Kheri 

    Chattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel announced an ex-gratia of 50 lakhs for the kins of the farmers and journalist killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. “On behalf of Chhattisgarh Govt, I announce 50 lakhs each for the families of the farmers and the journalist who died in the violence (in Lakhimpur Kheri),” he said on Wednesday. Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi also announced an ex-gratia of 50 lakhs for the kins of the deceased. Read More

  • Oct 06, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    District admin holding discussions on Rahul Gandhi’s Lakhimpur Kheri visit, says Congress 

    District administration in holding discussion on the number of people to be allowed with Rahul Gandhi during his visit to Lakhimpur Kheri, Congress leaders told Hindustan Times on Wednesday. 

  • Oct 06, 2021 02:31 PM IST

    Punjab Cong to march to Lakhimpur Kheri from Mohali 

    Punjab Congress will march to Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district starting  Thursday to protest against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the “brutal murders” of farmers on October 3. The march will be led by Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu and will start from Mohali, said  an aide of the state unit chief. 

  • Oct 06, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    UP govt allows people in groups of 5 to visit Lakhimpur

    Uttar Pradesh government has allowed people to visit Lakhimpur Kheri but only in groups of five. UP Police said anyone is free to visit Lakhimpuri Kheri now. “The state govt had imposed restrictions to maintain law & order, not to restrict any movement,” ADG, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar told ANI.

  • Oct 06, 2021 02:01 PM IST

    No accused will be spared in Lakhimpur Kheri violence: UP Police

    The police will conduct a detailed investigation in the case, and no accused will be spared: ADG, Law & Order, Prashant Kumar on Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

  • Oct 06, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    AAP workers protest outside Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh over Lakhimpur Kheri violence

    Aam Aadmi Party workers protest outside Raj Bhawan over Lakhimpur Kheri violence, police use water cannon to disperse them.

  • Oct 06, 2021 01:40 PM IST

    PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Svamitva scheme

    PM Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Svamitva scheme from Madhya Pradesh, via videoconferencing.

  • Oct 06, 2021 01:28 PM IST

    Money is being sent directly to the bank accounts of farmers under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: PM Modi

    The drone is going to give a new flight to the villages of India. Today, money is being sent directly to the bank accounts of farmers under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi for small farming needs: PM Modi.

  • Oct 06, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    Congress leaders granted permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

    State government has given permission to Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and three other people to visit Lakhimpur Kheri: Home Department, UP Government, reports ANI.

  • Oct 06, 2021 12:39 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi, Bhupesh Baghel and Charanjit Channi onboard a flight to Lucknow

    Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Bhupesh Baghel and Charanjit Channi onboard a flight to Lucknow to meet families of farmers who lost their lives in Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

  • Oct 06, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    Let the situation come under control, then political leaders will be allowed to visit Lakhimpur Kheri: Sidharth Nath Singh

    Let the situation come under control and last rites of the bodies be performed. When these things will happen, we will allow them (political leaders) to go there (Lakhimpur Kheri). We are trying to do the things as soon as possible: Uttar Pradesh Minister Sidharth Nath Singh.

  • Oct 06, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    12-hour suspension of internet in Sitapur to imposed in half-an-hour

    12-hour suspension of internet in Sitapur to imposed in half-an-hour: Uttar Pradesh Police.

  • Oct 06, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    Delhi CM to address conference on Lakhimpur incident today

    Arvind Kejriwal to address a digital press conference on Lakhimpur incident today at 12 noon.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:54 AM IST

    Border restrictions eased in Australian states despite surge in Covid-19 cases

    The border restrictions between Australia’s Victoria, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), and New South Wales (NSW) will be eased, as the “relative risks” change in Victoria amid the worsening Covid-19 situation.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:50 AM IST

    NEET to be held in accordance to old pattern

    Changes in NEET super specialty exam pattern will be implemented next year, Centre tells SC.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:43 AM IST

    Rupee slumps 21 paise to 74.65 against US dollar in early trade

    The Indian rupee depreciated 21 paise to 74.65 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday, as rising crude prices and strength of the American currency in the overseas market weighed on investor sentiments.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    My family doesn’t fear manhandling, we’re here to talk about farmers: Rahul Gandhi

    We don’t care about manhandling. We just care about the farmers. My goal is to meet the people who are admitted in hospitals, says Rahul Gandhi.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Do not involve with the democratic process: Rahul Gandhi

    Do not involve with the democratic process. We are pushing to maintain the democratic process because it is a safety valve: Rahul Gandhi.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Our work as opposition is to build pressure: Rahul Gandhi

    Our work as opposition is to build pressure to force government action. If we didn’t, then nothing would have happened in Hathras too. There’s a dictatorship in India now, you cant go to Uttar Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:18 AM IST

    Farmers’ rights are being systematically robbed: Rahul Gandhi

    Farmers’ rights are being systematically robbed, which is why farmers protesting. They are being repeatedly attacked, starting from land acquisition bill. PM Modi was in Lucknow yesterday, bout didn’t go to Lakhimpur KheriWe will try to go to Lakhimpur Kheri: Rahul Gandhi.

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:17 AM IST

    No action being taken against BJP Home minister MoS: Rahul Gandhi

    No action being taken against BJP Home minister MoS: Rahul Gandhi

  • Oct 06, 2021 10:05 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi to reach Lucknow at 12.30pm today

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to reach Lucknow at 12.30pm today.

  • Oct 06, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    India reports 18,833 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

    India recorded 18,833 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 33,871881, according to Union health ministry.

  • Oct 06, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    Taliban introduces 38 new members in caretaker govt

    Taliban on Monday announced 38 new members of its caretaker government of Afghanistan, in civil and military positions.

  • Oct 06, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Petrol price in Delhi at highest-ever level of 102.64/litre

    Petrol, diesel prices today; 102.94/ltr (up 0.30) & 91.42/ltr (up 0.35) in Delhi; 108.96 (up 0.29) & 99.17/ltr (up 0.37) in Mumbai, respectively.

  • Oct 06, 2021 08:25 AM IST

    Taiwan defence minister says tensions with China are the worst in four decades

    Military tensions with China are at their worst in more than 40 years, Taiwan’s defence minister said on Wednesday, days after record numbers of Chinese aircraft flew into the island’s air defence zone.

  • Oct 06, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    Singapore reports record 3,486 new Covid-19 cases, 9 deaths

    Singapore on Tuesday reported record 3,486 new Covid-19 cases, including 713 from dormitories housing foreign workers, and nine more deaths.

  • Oct 06, 2021 07:14 AM IST

    Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety ‘just not true’

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety ‘just not true’, reports AFP.

  • Oct 06, 2021 06:59 AM IST

    In view of the festive season, metro services will ply till 11 pm. For crowd management, more frequency of trains in the evening with one metro running every 6 minutes. Secondly, RPF and station staff will manage crowd: Manoj Joshi, Chairman, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation.

  • Oct 06, 2021 06:18 AM IST

    PM Modi to interact with beneficiaries of Svamitva scheme today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the beneficiaries of Svamitva (Survey of Villages And Mapping With Improvised Technology In Village Areas) scheme in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday via video conferencing.

  • Oct 06, 2021 06:09 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu civic polls: First phase in 9 new districts to be held today

    The first of the two-phased Tamil Nadu rural local body elections will be conducted in newly-carved nine districts on Wednesday.

  • Oct 06, 2021 05:53 AM IST

    New Zealand records 39 new cases of Covid-19; one death

    New Zealand said on Wednesday that one person has died of Covid-19 in an Auckland hospital, and 39 new cases were recorded.

  • Oct 06, 2021 05:19 AM IST

    Seven people died in Argentina house fire

    Seven people, including four minors, died in a house fire on Tuesday in the Argentine city of Bahia Blanca, some 635 km south of Buenos Aires, police said.

  • Oct 06, 2021 05:03 AM IST

    Biden says he and China’s Xi have agreed to abide by Taiwan agreement

    US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he has spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping about Taiwan and they agreed to abide by the Taiwan agreement.

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