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  • Dec 11, 2021 09:02 PM IST

    Municipal polls held in Palestine

    Palestinians in villages in the Israeli-occupied West Bank cast their votes in the local body polls. The polls were boycotted by the main opposition Hamas

  • Dec 11, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin sends 3rd crew to space

    Jeff Bezos’ Blue launched a six-member crew into space on Saturday

  • Dec 11, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    Small outbreaks of Covid impact Chinese aviation industry

    China’s domestic air traffic faltered as the  Chinese government’s zero-Covid policy enforces tighter travel rules in Beijing. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Amazon warehouse roof collapse: 1 dead, 2 injured 

    Storms continued to batter the US with states Illinois and Kentucky bearing the brunt. In south Illinois, severe weather caused Amazon facility in southern Illinois leading to the death of one person and injuries to two. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 06:08 PM IST

    50 dead in Kentucky: Report

    A storm ravaged the US, as four tornadoes wreaked havoc on Kentucky. “”I fear that there are more than 50 dead … probably closer to somewhere between 70 and 100, it’s devastating,” Kentucky governor Andy Beshear said, according to AFP. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 05:27 PM IST

    Former NFL star to go to space

    Bezos to send NFL player to space. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Former J-K CM says situation in state not ‘hunky-dory’

    Farooq Abdullah was talking about the deaths of two cops in Bandipora on Friday. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 02:28 PM IST

    Efforts were made to ensure that poor don’t go hungry during Covid

    Country battled Covid 19, the biggest pandemic in 100 years and we made honest efforts to ensure that no poor goes to bed hungry. That is why we have increased the free ration scheme till past Holi: PM Modi

  • Dec 11, 2021 02:20 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates Saryu Nahar Project

    “My cabinet has cleared the 45000 crore Ken Betwa project that will end water crisis in Bundelkhand,” says PM Modi at the inauguration of Saryu Nahar Project. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 01:55 PM IST

    Omicron milder than Delta variant, say South African experts

    Doctors and medical experts in South Africa have pointed out that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is milder than the variant, even if the former is spreading faster. 

    “They (Omicron patients) are able to manage the disease at home. They are able to manage the disease at home,” Dr Unben Pillay said of his patients, according to news agency AP

     

  • Dec 11, 2021 01:50 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates Saryu Nahar canal in UP’s Balrampur

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Saryu Nahar National Project at Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 01:09 PM IST

    From Monday, unvaccinated won’t be allowed in public places in TN’s Madurai

    From Monday, people in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai district who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 will not be allowed to enter public places, including business establishments and banks among others, news agency ANI reported on Saturday citing an order issued by the district collector. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    Islamic State claims responsibility for Friday’s blast in Kabul

    The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two explosions in Afghanistan’s Kabul on Friday, according to reports on Saturday. At least two people were killed and three others were injured in the explosions.

  • Dec 11, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Ahmedabad: Home minister Shah lays foundation stone of Umiya Mata Temple

    Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday laid the foundation stone of the Umiya Mata Temple in Ahmedabad. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 12:03 PM IST

    Uttarakhand CM Dhami warns of action against objectionable comments about late defence personnel

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday warned of stringent legal action against anyone who makes any objectionable comment about any late defence personnel on social media or otherwise. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    2 test +ve for Covid in MP’s Indore after returning from Nigeria

  • Dec 11, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude jolts Afghanistan

    An of 4.3 magnitude was reported in Afghanistan at 10.17am on Saturday. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Delhi records second case of Omicron variant of Covid-19

    Delhi has recorded second cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, news agency ANI reported on Saturday citing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    India sees fall in daily Covid tally at 7,992; new deaths at 393

    India’s daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continued a downward trend on Saturday after 7,992 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 34,682,736, according to the Union health ministry’s update at 8am. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 08:56 AM IST

    ‘My nation demands answers’: Surjewala shoots 5 observations to govt on Covid

    Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala on Saturday targeted the Centre over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and made five observations, including those about the Omicron variant of the virus. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 08:39 AM IST

    Delhi: Protesting farmers start removing settlements from Tikri Border

    Farmers who have been protesting agianst the Centre’s three farm laws were seen removing their settlements from Delhi’s Tikri Border on Saturday morning. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 07:54 AM IST

    Vaccine boosters help to bolster protection against Omicron, says CDC

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said on Saturday that initial data suggested that vaccine boosters help to bolster protection against the Omicron variant of Covid-19. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 07:22 AM IST

    Farm stir not ended but on hold, says Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

    As the farmers protesting against farm laws called off their agitation after the Centre repealed the laws and agreed to fulfill their pending demands, Chattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the stir is not ended but is on hold. “Farmers have not withdrawn their agitation but put it on hold. The agitation has not ended. Farmers will look into the government’s proposals first,” Baghel told news agency ANI on Friday. 

  • Dec 11, 2021 06:29 AM IST

    AIMIM to launch campaign for Maharashtra municipal polls from today

    The All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will on Saturday launch its campaign for next year’s Maharashtra municipal elections with party president Asaduddin Owaisi addressing a public rally at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 06:20 AM IST

    PM Modi to inaugurate Saryu Nahar National Project in UP today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday inaugurate the Saryu Nahar National Project in Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur. Read more

  • Dec 11, 2021 05:45 AM IST

    Taliban interim govt must not be recognised, says ex-US NSA advisor

    The United States former National Security Advisor (NSA) John Bolton said on Friday that the interim government of Taliban – Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan must not be recognized as it has breached all its pledges.

News updates from HT: India successfully test fires SANT missile

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Indigenously designed and developed, Helicopter-launched stand-off anti-tank (SANT) missile successfully flight tested(ANI)

Indigenously designed and developed, Helicopter-launched stand-off anti-tank (SANT) missile successfully flight tested(ANI)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 08:58 PM IST

Tej Pratap calls uncle Sadhu ‘murderer’ after his remarks on Tejashwi’s marriage

  • Sadhu Yadav said Tejashwi is free to marry whoever he wants but there’ll be serious repercussions if Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi “don’t control their children.”

Chhatra Janshakti Parishad activists burn the effigy of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's brother in law Sadhu Yadav after his alleged indecent comment about Tejashwi Yadav's marriage, in Patna.(PTI)

Chhatra Janshakti Parishad activists burn the effigy of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s brother in law Sadhu Yadav after his alleged indecent comment about Tejashwi Yadav’s marriage, in Patna.(PTI)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 08:54 PM IST

Covid: 27 districts in 10 states show rising positivity rates

Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan urged the states governments and Union Territories to intervene if there is a sudden surge in the number of cases or in the positivity rate by ramping up testing and active case search.

Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan, however, stressed that adherence to strict Covid-19 protocols is a must.(HT File)

Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan, however, stressed that adherence to strict Covid-19 protocols is a must.(HT File)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 08:20 PM IST

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mass para jump to mark 50 years of Tangail airdrop dedicated to CDS, 12 other braves

The army and the air force dedicated the parachute jump at Agra to India’s first chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat and the 12 other braves killed in the horrific Mi-17V5 crash near Coonoor on December 8.

The mass parachute jump at Agra involved 124 men led by Central Army commander Lieutenant General Yogendra Dimri. (PHOTO CREDIT: INDIAN ARMY.)

The mass parachute jump at Agra involved 124 men led by Central Army commander Lieutenant General Yogendra Dimri. (PHOTO CREDIT: INDIAN ARMY.)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 08:00 PM IST

Factory owner dead, 13 hospitalised after gas leakage in Tamil Nadu’s Erode

More than 20 workers in the factory accidentally inhaled the fumes and 13 of them fell unconscious, the police said.

Dhamodharan (43), running the liquid chlorine factory near Chitode in the district, collapsed and died on the spot after the leakage from a cylinder he was refilling.(HT File)

Dhamodharan (43), running the liquid chlorine factory near Chitode in the district, collapsed and died on the spot after the leakage from a cylinder he was refilling.(HT File)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 07:35 PM IST

PTI | , Erode, Tamil Nadu

India successfully flight tests helicopter-launched SANT missile. Watch

  • The indigenously designed and developed helicopter-launched stand-off anti-tank (SANT) missile has the ability to neutralise targets in a range of up to 10 kilometres.

The slow-motion video released by the DRDO shows the SANT missile getting launched from a helicopter and precisely striking the target.

The slow-motion video released by the DRDO shows the SANT missile getting launched from a helicopter and precisely striking the target.

Published on Dec 11, 2021 07:32 PM IST

Andhra govt gives 50 lakh to Lance Naik Teja’s kin, burial scheduled tomorrow

Lance Naik Boggala Sai Teja’s mortal remains were flown from New Delhi to Coimbatore and from there to the Yelahandka Air Force base in Bengaluru on Saturday afternoon.

On Saturday, the Andhra Pradesh government announced an amount of <span class=

On Saturday, the Andhra Pradesh government announced an amount of 50 lakh for Teja’s family. On behalf of chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, his cabinet colleague and state minister for Panchayat Raj Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy handed over the cheque to Teja’s family members at their residence at Eguva Regada village near Madanapalle. (SOURCED.)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 06:52 PM IST

Maradona’s stolen watch recovered in Assam, one held

Wazid Hussein, resident of Sibsagar district of the state was arrested from his residence based on inputs from Dubai Police

Image for representation. (File photo)

Image for representation. (File photo)

Published on Dec 11, 2021 06:10 PM IST

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