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Apr 13, 2022 10:45 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday inaugurate the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, which will showcase the contributions of all PMs of India.
“At 11 AM tomorrow, April 14, the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya will be inaugurated which will showcase the contributions of all our PMs. This programme is taking place when India is marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. I would urge everyone to visit the museum,” Modi tweeted.
Apr 13, 2022 10:08 PM IST
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio calls on PM Modi
Apr 13, 2022 09:21 PM IST
Fire breaks out at scrap material factory in Thane
Fire breaks out in a scrap material factory near Hiranandani park, Patlipada, Thane (west) on Wednesday. The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) said that no casualties or injuries have been reported so far and the dousing operation is underway.
Apr 13, 2022 08:49 PM IST
US to extend nationwide mask requirement for public transit for 2 weeks
The Joe Biden administration will extend the mask requirement for public transit across the United States for two weeks, news agency AP reported on Wednesday. The order was initially set to expire on April 18.
Apr 13, 2022 08:35 PM IST
Your experience will be useful for future: PM Modi tells Deoghar rescue personnel
Apr 13, 2022 08:20 PM IST
PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Deoghar ropeway accident in J’khand
Prime Minister Modi condoled the loss of lives in the Deoghar ropeway accident.
“Over the course of 3 days, you (rescue personnel) worked round the clock, completed a difficult operation and saved lives of several citizens. Entire country has appreciated your efforts. Though we’re sad that the lives of some people couldn’t be saved,” Modi said.
Apr 13, 2022 08:13 PM IST
PM Modi interacts with personnel responsible for Deoghar rescue operation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently interacting with the personnel responsible for the Deoghar rescue operation in Jharkhand.
Apr 13, 2022 07:53 PM IST
No conversation with Amit Shah over Deoghar tragedy, says J’khand CM
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren said on Wednesday that he had no conversation with Union home minister Amit Shah over the Deoghar ropeway accident.
Apr 13, 2022 07:07 PM IST
Karnataka sees 55 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths
Karnataka on Wednesday added 55 new Covid-19 cases, which pushed the caseload to 39,46,176. No deaths were seen and the toll remain unchanged at 40,057.
Apr 13, 2022 06:21 PM IST
CBI takes over 5 cases against ex-Mumbai top cop Parambir Singh from Maharashtra Police
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday took over five cases against former Mumbai Police commissioner Parambir Singh from Maharashtra Police.
In March, the Supreme Court had transferred the probe against Singh to the CBI.
Apr 13, 2022 05:44 PM IST
K’taka contractor death: Youth Cong states protest outside Amit Shah’s residence
Workers of the Youth Congress on Wednesday staged a protest outside Union home minister Amit Shah’s residence against Karnataka panchayat raj minister KS Eshwarappa’s alleged involvement in the suicide of contractor Santosh Patil.
Earlier in the day, the Udupi Police booked Eshwarappa for abetting the suicide of Patil.
Apr 13, 2022 05:11 PM IST
Modi to interact with rescue teams of Deoghar ropeway accident today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday interact with personnel of the air force, the army, NDRF, ITBP, local administration and civil society who were involved with rescue operations at Deoghar ropeway accident in Jharkhand, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted.
At least three people died and 63 others were rescued after the 766-metre cableway connecting to a pilgrimage site on Trikut hills developed a snag on Sunday, leading to a collision between two cars.
Apr 13, 2022 04:49 PM IST
In Silver Oak riot case, lawyer sent to judicial custody till April 26
The Girgaum metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday sent advocate Gunratan Sadavarte to judicial custody till April 26. Sadavarte was arrested for allegedly instigating employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to riot outside Silver Oak, the Malabar Hill residence of NCP chief Sharad Pawar last week.
Apr 13, 2022 04:28 PM IST
Karauli violence: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya, other party leaders detained after being stopped from visiting affected areas
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tejasvi Surya and other party leaders were detained on Wednesday after they were stopped from visiting the affected areas in violence-hit Karauli in Rajasthan.
Apr 13, 2022 03:43 PM IST
One more held in connection with protest outside Sharad Pawar’s house
The Mumbai Police have arrested one more person in connection with the protest outside NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s house last week, an official told news agency PTI on Wednesday. With this, the total number of arrests have climbed to 115.
Apr 13, 2022 03:32 PM IST
K’taka contractor death: Will not resign as minister, says KS Eshwarappa
Karnataka rural development and panchayat raj minister KS Eshwarappa, who has been booked by the Udupi police for abetting the suicide of contractor Santosh Patil, said on Wednesday that he will not step down from the post.
Apr 13, 2022 03:09 PM IST
ED attaches 8 properties belonging to Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached eight properties belonging to Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
Malik, the 62-year-old senior leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is presently in judicial custody. He was arrested on February 23 by the ED in connection with a money laundering case against fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and some of his close aides.
Apr 13, 2022 02:46 PM IST
AIMIM’s Akbaruddin Owaisi acquitted in 2012 hate speech case
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the AIMIM leader, was acquitted in 2012 hate speech case by a special sessions court in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The court said that the the prosecution failed to produce proper evidences for the same.
The court also directed Akbaruddin Owaisi not to make any controversial speeches in future, keeping the national integrity in view.
Apr 13, 2022 02:02 PM IST
BJP delegation protests after not being allowed to visit violence-hit Karauli district
BJP delegation-led by party MP Tejasvi Surya breaks into sloganeering and protest against CM Ashok Gehlot after not being allowed to visit violence-hit Karauli district.
Apr 13, 2022 01:30 PM IST
Kirit Somaiya gets pre-arrest bail over alleged misappropriation of funds to preserve INS Vikrant
BJP’s Kirit Somaiya gets pre-arrest bail in case over alleged misappropriation of funds to preserve INS Vikrant.
Apr 13, 2022 01:23 PM IST
SC issues notice to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
SC issues notice to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu on a plea seeking either quashing or transfer of second FIR from Bangalore to Madurai, in connection with threatening of judges of Karnataka High Court who pronounced hijab verdict (ANI)
Apr 13, 2022 12:19 PM IST
SC directs Uttarakhand govt to submit report in hate speech case
Uttarakhand hate speech case: Supreme Court asks state government to file status report over speeches made at Dharam Sansad, news agency ANI reports.
Apr 13, 2022 12:11 PM IST
SC agrees to list for hearing Nawab Malik’s plea
SC agrees to list for hearing a plea of Maharashtra minister & NCP leader Nawab Malik filed against an order of Bombay High Court which had rejected his interim application seeking immediate release in a case of money laundering being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate.
Apr 13, 2022 11:20 AM IST
JP Nadda forms 5-member committee to look into Nadia gang rape case
BJP chief JP Nadda forms a 5-member facts-finding committee to visit the place of rape and murder of a minor girl at Hanskhali, Nadia in West Bengal. The committee will submit its report at the earliest, as per the order.
Apr 13, 2022 11:18 AM IST
NCP leader Dhananjay Munde admitted to hospital after suffering minor heart attack
Maharashtra’s social justice minister and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai after he suffered a minor heart attack.
Apr 13, 2022 10:56 AM IST
Sri Lanka PM ready to hold discussion with protestors, reports ANI
Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has stated that he is ready for a discussion with protestors of galle face who are protesting for five days against the govt: Sri Lanka PM office to ANI.
Apr 13, 2022 10:25 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Honolulu in Hawaii
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Honolulu in Hawaii for a visit to the Headquarters of US Indo-Pacific Command.
Apr 13, 2022 09:59 AM IST
Congress delegation demands sacking KS Eshwarappa over contractor Santosh Patil’s death
Congress delegation including DK Shivakumar and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah submits a letter to Karnataka Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot demanding sacking of state minister KS Eshwarappa over contractor Santosh Patil’s death.
Apr 13, 2022 09:22 AM IST
Sensex rises over 250 points in opening session, Nifty over 92 points
Sensex rises over 250 points in opening session; Nifty advances 92 points.
Apr 13, 2022 09:14 AM IST
India records over 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases after two days
India records over 1,000 fresh Covid cases after two days with 1,088 new infections, 26 deaths.
Apr 13, 2022 08:28 AM IST
DGCA restricts 90 SpiceJet pilots to fly MAX aircraft until trained well
90 pilots have been restrained from flying the Boeing 737 MAX. They will have to undergo training again to the satisfaction of DGCA.
Apr 13, 2022 07:33 AM IST
Embassy of India in China issues notice
Consulate General of India, Shanghai, to remain inaccessible and not be in a position to provide consular services in person, in view of the Covid-19 lockdown in Shanghai: Embassy of India, Beijing, China
Apr 13, 2022 07:32 AM IST
‘Deep people-to-people ties are central link….’: Antony Blinken
US Dept of State Secy Antony Blinken tweeted about his interaction at Howard University with EAM Dr. S Jaishankar & Asst Secy, Educational & Cultural Affairs, Lee Satterfield. He said, “These deep people-to-people ties are central to the strong link between our nations.”
Cabinet gives nod to policy for use of land acquired under CBA Act
- In a statement, the coal ministry said that lands that are mined out or are practically unsuitable for mining are vulnerable to “unauthorised encroachment and entail avoidable expenditure on security and maintenance”.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 11:07 PM IST
This Zomato delivery agent lost teaching job, Twitter raises money to buy bike
A user, Aditya Sharma, 18, recently spotted Meena and first tweeted about him on Sunday, saying that the Zomato agent rode his bicycle in the scorching heat of Rajasthan to deliver his order on time.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 10:53 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar
Odisha Lokayukta orders CID probe into misappropriation of ₹207 cr in milk producers’ coop
The Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited (OMFED) is an apex level Dairy Cooperative Society modelled on Amul. Started in 1982, it is the leading organised milk producer of Odisha that provides livelihood to rural farmers and milk producers.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 10:49 PM IST
Ruckus inside Calcutta HC after TMC minister told to face CBI in recruitment scam
The commotion reached such levels that West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar sent a letter to chief minister Mamata Banerjee to have an interaction.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 10:48 PM IST
Bajrang Muni Das, seer who gave rape threats to Muslim women in UP, arrested
- On April 8, a case was registered against Bajrang Muni Das, with UP ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar saying that stringent action will be taken against the accused.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 10:14 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
Civilian shot dead by suspected militants in South Kashmir’s Kulgam
Police confirmed that a civilian namely Satish Kumar Singh, driver by profession and a resident of Kakran, succumbed to his injuries after suspected militants opened fire on him in Kulgam.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 10:14 PM IST
CBI makes first arrest in Bengal Congress councillor’s murder; eatery owner held
Four people, including Khan, Singh, Tapan Kandu’s elder brother Naren, and the latter’s son, Dipak, were arrested by the Jhalda police. Dipak Kandu, who unsuccessfully contested the Jhalda civic body polls on a Trinamool Congress (TMC) ticket against his uncle, was the first person to be arrested on March 15.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 10:17 PM IST
Deoghar ropeway mishap: Modi interacts with personnel involved in rescue mission
Dozens of people were trapped mid-air after cable cars collided leaving three dead. The operation was ended on Tuesday.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 09:47 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
NCB suspends 2 officers who were part of Aryan Khan probe
NCB director general S N Pradhan said suspension of the two officers has nothing to do with the Aryan Khan probe but for procedural and vigilance lapses in a separate matter. However, NCB didn’t elaborate on the exact charges against the two officers and the case in which they have been handed the suspension.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 09:40 PM IST
13 killed in Assam over one week after eating poisonous mushrooms
The people were from Tinsukia, Charaideo and Dibrugarh districts of Assam. Most of them belong to the tea-garden community and consumed the mushrooms at different places on separate occasions.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 09:25 PM IST
Cabinet approves scheme to help rural India achieve UN SDGs
The scheme worth ₹5,911 crore is aimed at empowering 2,78,000 Panchayati Raj institutions, or elected rural local governments, to implement a set of social goals which the UN has deemed necessary for sustainable development.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 06:44 PM IST
SC calls diversion of disaster funds by Andhra ‘serious’, seeks response by Apr 28
The order was passed in an application moved by former state legislator Palla Srinivasa Rao, belonging to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). As the Supreme Court is considering the issue of Covid ex-gratia payment of ₹50,000 to be made out of the SDRF accounts of each state, Rao brought this issue to the notice of the Court as it amounted to diversion of the money meant for Covid-19 relief.
Published on Apr 13, 2022 06:15 PM IST