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May 28, 2022 11:42 PM IST
Over 13 shops charred in fire in Thane, none injured
More than 13 shops were charred in a fire which broke out in Wagale Estate area of Thane, Maharashtra, around 10.09 pm on Saturday. The fire first broke out in a company producing lab equipment due to a blast in an Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder which then spread to 12 other shops and small scale companies in the vicinity. The authorities confirmed that no one was injured in the fire.
May 28, 2022 08:41 PM IST
Money laundering case: Court allows Jacqueline Fernandez to fly to Abu Dhabi for IIFA awards
A Delhi Court on Saturday granted permission to Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez, who is being investigated by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, to travel abroad.
May 28, 2022 08:35 PM IST
Karnataka CM Bommai says not thinking of fresh cuts on fuel prices
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said his government had not yet taken any decision on cutting tax on fuel prices. The Centre had recently reduced excise duty on petrol and diesel leading to calls for state governments to further bring down prices. Read More
May 28, 2022 08:29 PM IST
Indian Army gives health update of 19 soldiers injured in Ladakh accident
Indian Army’s Western Command on Saturday said 19 soldiers, who were injured on Friday after the vehicle carrying them skidded off the road and tumbled into the Shyok river, in Ladakh’s Turtuk sector, are currently stable. In the accident, seven soldiers were killed. Read More
May 28, 2022 08:28 PM IST
Former US president Trump dismiss calls for gun control
May 28, 2022 08:24 PM IST
31 killed in stampede at church in Nigeria, casualties mostly include children
Atleast 31 people were killed and seven others were left injured after a stampede broke out at a church event in the southeastern Nigerian city of Port Harcourt on Saturday, CNN reported citing police and security officials.
May 28, 2022 08:21 PM IST
Argentina, Ireland…: Which countries reported Monkeypox cases in last 48 hours
The Monkeypox cases continue to rise across the world, with more than 200 suspected or confirmed cases being reported from across 20 countries. A World Health Organisation (WHO) official feared there would be a community transmission, even as the global health body said that it was containable if the measures were put into place right now, Reuters had reported. Read More
May 28, 2022 07:19 PM IST
7 trekkers go missing in Uttarakhand Himalayas
Seven trekkers have gone missing on Pandav Shera trek in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district at a height of around 4500 metres, said officials. After State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) was informed about the incident, a High-Altitude Rescue team of SDRF was sent in a Chopper to Rudraprayag to launch a search and rescue operation on Saturday evening.
May 28, 2022 06:53 PM IST
Police detain father of boy who shouted slogans at Kerala PFI rally: Report
The father of the Kerala boy who shouted provocative slogans against other communities at a rally held by the Popular Front of India (PFI) in coastal Alappuzha last week has been taken into custody, news agency PTI said Saturday evening citing an unnamed police officer. Read More
May 28, 2022 06:43 PM IST
Covid-19: Maharashtra reports first cases of BA.4, BA.5 subvariants of Omicron
Maharashtra on Saturday reported its first cases of the Covid-19 infection with BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the Omicron strain of the virus in at least seven cases in Pune. Read More
May 28, 2022 06:05 PM IST
4 cases of B.A. 4 variant, 3 cases of B.A. 5 variant detecred in Maharashtra: Health dept
May 28, 2022 05:39 PM IST
Prosperity of villages of Gujarat is due to dairy cooperatives: PM Modi
Prosperity of villages of Gujarat is due to dairy cooperatives, PM Modi also said in the Gandhinagar event.
May 28, 2022 05:11 PM IST
Modi inaugurates Nano Urea (Liquid) Plant constructed at IFFCO in Gandhinagar
India is the second biggest consumer of fertilizers and third biggest producer of fertilizer. Seven-eight years ago, the majority of urea could not reach our farms and was destroyed due to black marketing. Urea factories were shut because of a lack of new technologies, says PM Modi in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
May 28, 2022 04:39 PM IST
Sri Lanka marks 50th day of ‘Go Rajapaksa’ protest: What we know so far
Organisers of protests demanding the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa amid the country’s worst economic crisis on Saturday said they will intense agitation marches with wider participation as the ongoing anti-government protest entered its 50th day. Read More
May 28, 2022 04:18 PM IST
Bangaldesh minister calls for repatriation of displaced Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh
Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen says repatriation of displaced Myanmar nationals from his country necessary for security, stability in Southeast Asia.
May 28, 2022 04:14 PM IST
DGCA imposes ₹5 lakh fine on IndiGo for denying boarding to special needs child
Aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday imposed a penalty of ₹ 5 lakh on India’s largest airline, IndiGo, after a special child along with his parents were denied boarding at Ranchi Airport on May 7. Read More
May 28, 2022 02:59 PM IST
‘No wrongdoing happened in last 8 years’: PM Modi on eve of govt’s anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to his home state of Gujarat where elections are slated to be held in December, has said that the ‘double engine’ government, where the state and Central governments work in tandem, has taken Gujarat to newer heights of development. Read More
May 28, 2022 02:09 PM IST
How many people fully vaccinated in India? Health minister gives an update
In what can be viewed as a key milestone as India tackles coronavirus, health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that over 88 per cent of the adult population (people who are 18 years and above in age) is fully vaccinated against the disease. Read more
May 28, 2022 12:24 PM IST
PM Modi greeted in Rajkot
May 28, 2022 11:56 AM IST
Pushkar Singh Dhami holds roadshow ahead of bypolls
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami holds a roadshow along with Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Tanakpur, Champawat district ahead of bypoll to Champawat Assembly seat.
May 28, 2022 11:41 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his home state of Gujarat on Saturday, said his government has made “sincere attempts to serve the country by following teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel.” Read more
May 28, 2022 11:36 AM IST
Patidar outreach, focus on cooperative sector: PM Modi in Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a two-day visit to his home state of Gujarat on Saturday where he is set to attend events in Rajkot and Gandhinagar. His two-day schedule began with a visit to a multispeciality hospital in Rajkot. Read more
May 28, 2022 10:22 AM IST
Manipur activist, arrested in Delhi, sent to judicial custody in Imphal
A human rights activist from Manipur, who was arrested in Delhi on Tuesday in connection with a case against him over a social media post allegedly promoting enmity between communities, has been sent to judicial custody for 15 days after he was brought back to Imphal by a team of Manipur police for further investigation. Read more
May 28, 2022 09:17 AM IST
India reports 2,685 new Covid cases, 33 deaths in 24 hours
India has reported 2,685 new Covid cases, 33 deaths in the past 24 hours. The active cases in the country stand at 16,308.
May 28, 2022 09:05 AM IST
25 injured after bus overturns Udhampur
At least 25 passengers were injured after a bus en route to Doda district overturned in the Battal Ballian area in Udhampur, reported news agency ANI.
People injured have been shifted to a district hospital in Udhampur, while some were referred to a government hospital in Jammu.
May 28, 2022 08:51 AM IST
Rat-hole coal mining: HC asks Meghalaya to implement SC, NGT rulings in 4 weeks
The Meghalaya high court has directed the state government to implement recommendations of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and Supreme Court (SC) on illegal rat-hole coal mining within four weeks. Read more
May 28, 2022 08:15 AM IST
Shanghai’s baby steps in ending curbs, N. Korea sees relief | Top Covid updates
Weeks after acknowledging a coronavirus outbreak in the country, North Korea has said its daily cases have dropped below the 100,000-mark for the first time in days, according to reports in local media. Read more
May 28, 2022 06:52 AM IST
Sri Lanka PM thanks India for support amid ‘difficult period’, eyes solutions
Sri Lanka is aiming to work towards taking “correct” policy decisions amid a “small window” to reduce the economic crisis impact, Ranil Wickremesinghe, the country’s prime minister, said on Friday as he thanked India and Japan over the move to set up a foreign aid consortium. Read more
May 28, 2022 05:34 AM IST
PM Modi to visit Gujarat today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tour Gujarat on Saturday during which he will visit a newly-built hospital, address a seminar of leaders of various cooperative institutions and inaugurate a Nano Urea (liquid) plant, his office said.
May 28, 2022 05:30 AM IST
13 arrested for running interstate ultrasound racket, reports ANI
13 arrested for running interstate ultrasound racket to determine whether foetus of pregnant women was male or female. On detecting a foetus as female, they would arrange for abortion. Prime accused running this center for past few yrs: News agency ANI quotes Berhampur SP Saravana Vivek M
Ready to defend our territories: Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba
- India and Nepal are currently repairing ties that were hit by several controversies during the term of former Nepalese prime minister KP Sharma Oli, who was removed from his post in a vote of no confidence last year.
Published on May 29, 2022 01:20 AM IST
Working on bolstering coastal security: Amit Shah
- During an interaction with the officials at the academy, Union home minister Amit Shah appreciated the efforts taken by the BSF Gujarat Frontier and NACP to establish the institution in an area with adverse weather conditions and geographical challenges, the BSF said in a release.
Updated on May 29, 2022 01:14 AM IST
19 soldiers who were injured in Ladakh accident stable, says army
- The accident took place at 9am around 25km from Thoise. The 26 soldiers were moving in a privately hired vehicle from the transit camp at Partapur, where an Indian Army brigade is headquartered, to a forward location in an area the army calls Sub Sector Hanif.
Published on May 29, 2022 12:22 AM IST
Obey Karnataka high court, govt orders on hijab: CM Bommai
Stating that the issue has been closed after the syndicate meeting at Mangalore University, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai asked students to focus on education instead of getting into such issues.
Published on May 29, 2022 12:01 AM IST
, BengaluruPress Trust of India
Vice President unveils statue of Karunanidhi, calls him a ‘visionary’
The statue, located at the campus of the multi super specialty government hospital at Omandurar Estate here, is placed a few hundred metres away from the place where the original statue was vandalised 35 years ago
Updated on May 28, 2022 11:59 PM IST
Man kills wife and 2 children, dies by suicide in Chennai: Police
The gruesome deaths in Chennai came to light when the neighbours, on suspicion, went up to the house and found the family of four lying in a pool of blood with their throats slit, police said.
Published on May 28, 2022 11:59 PM IST
, ChennaiPress Trust of India
Slogans at PFI rally: Father of minor taken into custody after row
The family, including the boy, was reportedly away from the house ever since a purported video, in which the child could be seen sitting on the shoulder of a person and raising offensive slogans during the “Save the Republic” rally held by the PFI on May 21, went viral on social media platforms prompting police to register a case.
Published on May 28, 2022 11:57 PM IST
, KochiPress Trust of India
Case of ‘missing’ well hints at rising land-grabbing cases in Karnataka: Cops
Avinash H, police sub-inspector (law and order), Bantwal police station in Dakshina Kannada, further said that the police were taken aback as the complaint used the phrase “the well is missing”.
Published on May 28, 2022 11:55 PM IST
Industrialist Srinivas held in Bengaluru for possession of drugs: NCB
An NCB official, who requested anonymity, said that Srinivas was driving back to Bengaluru from Hyderabad and had pulled over at Sadahalli Gate for a few minutes.
Published on May 28, 2022 11:53 PM IST
Vandalism in Belagavi: Bommai warns against ‘troubling Kannadigas’
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai’s statement comes after members of the Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti’s (MES) allegedly attacked a group of people at wedding procession for playing Kannada songs in a border village in Belagavi.
Updated on May 28, 2022 11:52 PM IST
Tracking NTR’s journey: From superstar to political stalwart
It was a sensation when NTR entered politics by floating Telugu Desam Party in March 1982 with the slogan of upholding the self-respect of the Telugus and coming to power in then combined Andhra Pradesh within nine months, dismantling the decades-old Congress, which was dominating the state politics till then.
Published on May 28, 2022 11:52 PM IST
Revenue officer arrested from Bihar’s Araria in BPSC question paper leak case
The officer, said EOU officials, was in constant touch with the kingpin of the scam, Anand Gaurav alias Pintu Yadav, demanding question papers a day before the exam as well as on the day of the examination.
Published on May 28, 2022 11:51 PM IST
BJP to go it alone in Haryana civic body polls
The June 19 elections will be held for the seats of presidents and members of all wards of 28 municipal committees and 18 municipal councils
Published on May 28, 2022 11:43 PM IST
Shaunak Sen’s ‘All That Breathes’ grabs Cannes Golden Eye
Cannes: Shaunak Sen’s “All That Breathes”, an audience favourite here from the outset, won the 2022 L’Oeil d’Or (Golden Eye) for the best documentary at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, making it two in succession for India
Published on May 28, 2022 11:34 PM IST