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Nov 15, 2021 08:42 PM IST
Madras HC Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee transferred as Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC
Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee transferred as the Chief Justice to Meghalaya High Court, as per the Department of Justice, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 08:40 PM IST
Hyderpora encounter: Police say another militant killed, operations continue
With the death of one more unidentified terrorist in the encounter by police forces in Hyderpora, Srinagar, so far, two militants have died.
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Nov 15, 2021 08:15 PM IST
BJP leaders from Punjab, Delhi meets Amit Shah for reopening Kartarpur corridor
A delegation of BJP leaders from Punjab and Delhi met Union home minister Amit Shah for the reopening of the Kartarpur Corridor, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 08:02 PM IST
UK raises terrorism threat level to ‘severe’ after explosion outside Liverpool hospital
The United Kingdom said that the terrorism threat level in the country has been raised to ‘severe’, reports AFP. The level indicates that an attack is highly likely.
Nov 15, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi to expand AIMIM to Rajasthan, contest next state assembly elections
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi said that he would expand his party’s presence to Rajasthan in the coming days and would “definitely” contest the state assembly elections there, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 06:45 PM IST
Overall exports in October estimated at $56.51 billion, growth of 35.16% from last year: Commerce ministry
The Union ministry of commerce and industry said that the overall exports in October 2021 are estimated to be $56.51 billion, a growth of 35.16% over the same period last year and a growth of 29.13% over October 2019, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 06:38 PM IST
1 unidentified terrorist killed in encounter at Hyderpora, Srinagar: Police
The Police said that one unidentified terrorist has been killed during encounter at Hyderpora, Srinagar.
Nov 15, 2021 06:13 PM IST
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance calls govt officials to address concerns on cryptofinance
During the meeting between the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance and industry associations and experts on the matter of crypto finance, there was an understanding that cryptocurrency can’t be stopped but it must be regulated, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Singapore to launch Vaccinated Travel Lane for fully jabbed travelers from India
Singapore will launch on November 29, a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) for fully vaccinated passengers from India, the country’s diplomatic mission here said in a tweet.
Nov 15, 2021 04:40 PM IST
PM Modi to lay foundation stone for project by Bharat Dynamics Limited in Jhansi on Nov 19
Defence secretary Ajay Kumar said that PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the first project worth ₹400 crore for propulsion for anti-tank guided missiles by Bharat Dynamics Limited in Jhansi on November 19.
Modi will also hand over the HAL-manufactured Light Combat Helicopter to the Indian Air Force chief and the DRDO-developed advanced electronic warfare suite for the Indian Navy which will be put on its modern warships including the INS Vikrant, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 04:01 PM IST
2 journalists, arrested in Tripura on charges of publishing false news, granted bail
Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, the two journalists arrested on charges of publishing false news aimed at disrupting communal harmony, have been granted bail by a court in Gomati district, reports ANI.
Nov 15, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Bihar CM rules out review of liquor law
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said that there would be no review of the liquor law in the state.
Nov 15, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Former Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze sent to 14-day judicial custody in extortion case
Former Mumbai police officer Sachin Vaze has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days till November 29 by a city court. He would be lodged at the Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai.
Nov 15, 2021 03:21 PM IST
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance meeting to discuss CryptoFinance begins
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance meeting with associations and industry experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges in cryptofinance has begun.
Nov 15, 2021 02:44 PM IST
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav says BJP govt of compromising on quality of Purvanchal Expressway
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav accuses BJP government of compromising on quality of Purvanchal Expressway in bid to lower project cost, reports PTI.
Nov 15, 2021 02:12 PM IST
Wholesale inflation rises sharply to 5-month high of 12.54%
India’s wholesale inflation rose sharply to a five-month high of 12.54% in October led by fuel prices.
Nov 15, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh sent to 14-day judicial custody in PMLA case
Former Home Minister of State Anil Deshmukh send to judicial custody by a Special PMLA Court for fourteen days. Deshmukh was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under various sections of PMLA.
Nov 15, 2021 12:09 PM IST
Gopal Rai to hold meeting with Delhi metro, DTC today
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to hold a meeting with DMRC, DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) officers today. Strengthening of public transport in wake of pollution crisis and increasing the number of rounds of Metro and DTC will be taken up for discussion.
Nov 15, 2021 11:24 AM IST
‘All about bashing farmers’: SC on Delhi govt’s affidavit on air pollution
During hearing on air pollution in Delhi, Supreme Court says the affidavit by the city government is all about bashing farmers and how the entire cause is stubble burning.
Nov 15, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Ready to implement complete lockdown to control pollution: Delhi govt tells SC
Delhi Government tells Supreme Court that it is ready to impose complete lockdown in Delhi to control air pollution; suggested the court that it would be meaningful if lockdown is implemented across the NCR areas in neighboring states.
Nov 15, 2021 10:28 AM IST
‘Today is an emotional day for me’: PM Modi on Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas
I have spent a large part of my life with tribal brothers and sisters and children. I have been a witness to their joys and sorrows, daily lives and the necessities of their lives. So, today is also an emotional day for me personally, says PM Narendra Modi on Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas.
Nov 15, 2021 10:22 AM IST
Delhi’s AQI improves marginally, still in ‘very poor’ category
Delhi’s air quality on Monday saw marginal improvement as it reached the lower end of the ‘very poor’ category with Air Quality Index (AQI) at 318, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). Read More
Nov 15, 2021 09:17 AM IST
India sees further fall in daily Covid tally with 10,229 new cases
India’s daily Covid-19 tally fall to 10,229 on Monday, while the number active cases fall to lowest in 17 months. According to the updated data by the Union health ministry, India’s Active caseload stands at 1,34,096; lowest in 523 days.
Nov 15, 2021 08:57 AM IST
Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Nangloi area; 4 people sustain burn injuries
Fire broke out a out at a house in Delhi’s Nangloi area, due to an LPG cylinder. Three fire tenders rushed to the site. Four persons sustained burn injuries, news agency ANI reported citing fire department.
Nov 15, 2021 08:54 AM IST
China’s factory output, retail sales see surprise jump in October
China’s economy showed signs of stabilising in October, according to data on Monday, with retail sales and factory output beating expectations as a power supply crisis appeared to ease.
Nov 15, 2021 07:59 AM IST
Parliamentary committee to meet crypto industry players today
A parliamentary committee on finance is likely to hold a meeting of top stakeholders of the crypto industry on Monday, according to multiple reports. The meeting, reported to be a closed-door one, will have participants from top crypto exchanges, members of the Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council (BACC) among others.
Nov 15, 2021 06:39 AM IST
Northeast separatism: Colonel’s death brings China role back in focus
A deadly ambush near the Myanmar border in Manipur that killed five soldiers, including a colonel, his wife and their eight-year-old son, has brought China’s possible support to insurgencies in India’s Northeast back in focus, and the neighbour may be plotting to foment trouble in the region amid border tensions, China watchers and security officials said on Sunday. Read More
Nov 15, 2021 06:06 AM IST
Delhi air pollution: AAP to submit proposal on lockdown today
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi will submit a proposal on lockdown and its modalities to the Supreme Court on Monday, in view of the rising air pollution in the city. It comes days after the apex court had asked the central and city government-led by Arvind Kejriwal to take immediate steps to improve the air quality in Delhi and suggested measures such as stopping vehicles and clamping a lockdown in the national capital.
Nov 15, 2021 06:05 AM IST
Intel to 9-hr gunbattle: How the Gadchiroli encounter unfolded
There was an eerie silence on Sunday in the hillocks of Alondi, where 26 Maoists were killed in a nine-hour-long encounter by police, with security personnel scanning the jungles in the hunt for rebels, who fled after the security operation a day earlier.
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What is the contribution of stubble burning to Delhi’s pollution?
In an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change has said that stubble burning is not a major contributor to high levels of pollution in Delhi
Published on Nov 15, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Abhishek Jha and Roshan Kishore
Two terrorists killed in encounter in Srinagar’s Hyderpora: J&K police
- This development comes following the arrest of two persons identified as Rashid Muzaffar Ganaie and Nasir Mir by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection to the recent attacks on civilians and police personnel in Jammu and Kashmir.
Published on Nov 15, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Salman Khurshid’s house in Nainital vandalised, 20 booked
Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid’s house in Nainital’s Ramgarh was allegedly vandalised on Monday following controversy over his book in which he has compared Hindutva with terrorist groups Boko Haram and ISIS
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 08:37 PM IST
‘Cryptocurrency can’t be stopped but must be regulated’: Parliamentary Committee
- None of the stakeholders could decide on a regulator for the burgeoning crypto industry, in spite of agreeing that a regulatory mechanism was necessary.
Published on Nov 15, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
2 women journalists, arrested for reporting on Tripura violence, granted bail
The two, Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, were arrested by the Tripura police from a shelter home in Karimganj, Assam.
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 06:48 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Travellers from these 99 nations allowed quarantine-free entry to India
The decision has been made as a mark of reciprocation since these countries share mutual recognition of Covid-19 vaccination certificates with India or allow quarantine-free entry to Indian nationals.
Published on Nov 15, 2021 06:38 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
RSS worker’s two-wheeler rammed, stabbed to death in front of wife: Kerala cop
Palakkad superintendent of police R Viswanadh said a special investigation team has been constituted to probe the murder of RSS worker A Sanjith. He said the murder appeared to be linked to tensionn between RSS and SDPI workers.
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 07:13 PM IST
CPI(M) to hold countrywide protests on Dec 1 against attacks on minorities
BJP spokesman Tom Vadakkan rejected the CPI(M)’s charges and added they were an attempt to slam the BJP and its ideological fountainhead, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 05:17 PM IST