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  • Feb 21, 2022 10:23 PM IST

    Ukranian civilian killed in frontline shelling, AFP reports citing officials

    Ukranian civilian was killed in frontline shelling, news agency AFP reports citing officials.

  • Feb 21, 2022 09:11 PM IST

    SC to hear Tata-Mistry case on March 9

    The Supreme Court will hear a review petition of Shapoorji Group against Cyrus Mistry’s ouster on March 9, reports news agency ANI.

  • Feb 21, 2022 09:07 PM IST

    Amid Ukraine crisis, Russian and French foreign ministers to meet in Paris on Friday

    Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to meet French counterpart Le Drian in Paris Friday, lay groundwork for mooted Biden-Putin summit: France

  • Feb 21, 2022 07:01 PM IST

    Mumbai adds 96 new Covid-19 cases, lowest single-day surge since April 17, 2020

    Mumbai on Monday added just 96 fresh Covid-19 cases, the lowest single-day surge since April 17, 2020.

  • Feb 21, 2022 06:36 PM IST

    Russian army says it killed 5 Ukrainian ‘saboteurs’, reports AFP

    Russian army says it has killed 5 Ukrainian ‘saboteurs’, reports news agency AFP.

  • Feb 21, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    Corbevax receives emergency use nod for children between 12-18 yrs

    Biological E’s Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax receives emergency use nod for children between 12-18 years.

  • Feb 21, 2022 04:01 PM IST

    HC reserves judgement on pleas seeking criminalisation of marital rape

    The Delhi high court on Monday reserved the judgement on pleas seeking criminalisation of marital rape.

  • Feb 21, 2022 03:41 PM IST

    Russia claims shell from Ukrainian territory destroyed its border guard post

    Russia on Monday claimed the shell from Ukrainian territory destroyed its border guard post, reported news agency Reuters.

  • Feb 21, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    On Lalu’s sentence, Tejashwi Yadav says verdict challenged in high court

    After a special court sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to five years’ jail in the fodder scam, his son RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said they have challenged the verdict in the high court. He also hoped “the judgment of lower court will change in high court”, reported news agency ANI.

  • Feb 21, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 5 years jail time, 60 lakh fine

    RJD chief Lalu Yadav sentenced to 5 years in jail in the fifth fodder scam case, slapped with 60 lakh fine.

  • Feb 21, 2022 01:45 PM IST

    Kumaraswamy alleges hijab row link with Bajrang Dal activist’s death in Shivamogga, reports ANI

    “Last week, when Karavali issue (hijab row) started, I predicted that this kind of development will take place. We saw the death of boy. This is the achievement of Congress & BJP. They have destabilised the peace of this state. They wanted this kind of incident,” says JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, as quoted by ANI.

  • Feb 21, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    Body of ‘murdered’ Bajrang Dal activist in Shivamogga taken to his home

    Body of the 26-year-old Bajrang Dal activist Harsha, who was allegedly murdered yesterday in Karnataka’s Shivamogga, being taken to his residence amid Police security after postmortem. Large numbers of workers of Hindu organisations join in.

  • Feb 21, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    PM Modi addresses webinar on impact of Budget 2022 on education sector

    “Our young generation is the future leader of the country. So empowering today’s young generation means empowering India’s future,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the positive impact of Union Budget 2022 on the education sector.

  • Feb 21, 2022 10:29 AM IST

    Watch: President Kovind reviews Indian Naval Fleet in Visakhapatnam

  • Feb 21, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    Andhra Pradesh IT & Industries minister Gautam Reddy dies after suffering heart attack

    Andhra Pradesh IT & Industries Minister Gautham Reddy passed away today morning in Hyderabad after suffering a cardiac arrest.

  • Feb 21, 2022 09:16 AM IST

    India’s Covid cases dip further to 16,051, death toll down to 206

    India registered 16,051 new Covid-19 infections and 206 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active caseload stands at 2,02,131.

  • Feb 21, 2022 08:41 AM IST

    PM Modi to address webinar on Union Budget’s positive impact on education sector

  • Feb 21, 2022 08:39 AM IST

    Section 144 in Karnataka’s Shivamogga after Bajrang Dal leader’s death

    Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in Karnataka’s Shivamogga town after a Bajrang Dal leader was killed in the area, according to reports.

  • Feb 21, 2022 08:28 AM IST

    Beijing Winter Olympics conclude

    The Olympic flame has been extinguished, bringing Beijing 2022 to an end. And unlike the first pandemic Olympics in Tokyo, the closing ceremony saw a modest, but energetic crowd populate the stadium’s seats, reports Associated Press.

  • Feb 21, 2022 07:23 AM IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal to campaign in UP today

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal is all set to visit the Uttar Pradesh capital of Lucknow today amid the ongoing seven-phase UP assembly elections. Kejriwal will address public meetings in Ramnagar, Lucknow and Barabanki, the party had tweeted.

Prisoner arrested on robbery charge appears for Assam Police recruitment exam

An undertrial at a centre for the examination to recruit constables into Assam Police on Sunday created a buzz. The young man’s family, which insisted that he was innocent and had been wrongly arrested for robbery, didn’t want him to lose the opportunity to appear for the test and convinced a judge for permission.

Santosh Dhobi , an undertrial in a robbery case, was arrested last month but was allowed to sit for the police recruitment examination in Assam’s Cachar.

Santosh Dhobi , an undertrial in a robbery case, was arrested last month but was allowed to sit for the police recruitment examination in Assam’s Cachar.

Published on Feb 21, 2022 11:20 PM IST

ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Probe into Bengal cattle smuggling picks up after ED arrests key accused in Delhi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the ED are conducting parallel probes into the alleged involvement of several Border Security Force (BSF), Customs and police officers, smugglers and politicians in cattle smuggling along the West Bengal-Bangladesh border. The probe was started by the CBI in 2018.

Muhammad Enamul Haque, one of the prime accused in the Bengal cattle smuggling case was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Delhi on Friday. (GETTY IMAGES.)

Muhammad Enamul Haque, one of the prime accused in the Bengal cattle smuggling case was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Delhi on Friday. (GETTY IMAGES.)

Updated on Feb 21, 2022 11:16 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear batch of pleas on Pegasus spying allegations on Feb 23

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli has listed as many as 12 PILs, including the ones filed by Editors Guild of India and veteran journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar, for hearing on February 23.

An international media consortium had reported that over 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers were on the list of potential targets for surveillance using Pegasus.(AFP)

An international media consortium had reported that over 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers were on the list of potential targets for surveillance using Pegasus.(AFP)

Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:53 PM IST

In Kerala actor assault case, survivor allowed to implead on Dileep’s plea

The fresh case relates to an alleged conspiracy to attack investigating officers who probed the actor assault case of 2017. The case took another turn last month after director Kumar claimed that Dileep hatched a conspiracy to do away with officers who investigated the case and he was also in possession of the woman actor’s assault video.

The Kerala High Court on Monday allowed the survivor to implead in the plea moved by actor Dileep questioning a fresh probe into the 2017 actor assault case. (ANI PHOTO.)

The Kerala High Court on Monday allowed the survivor to implead in the plea moved by actor Dileep questioning a fresh probe into the 2017 actor assault case. (ANI PHOTO.)

Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:12 PM IST

‘Misleading narrative’: India rebuts UN rights experts criticism over Rana Ayyub

On a statement by two UN special rapporteurs on Rana Ayyub, India’s permanent mission to the UN in Geneva tweeted that India upholds the rule of law but no one is above the law.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on February 10 attached funds worth <span class=

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on February 10 attached funds worth 1.77 crore from bank accounts of journalist Rana Ayyub. She has denied the charges (Saumya Khandelwal/HT File Photo)

Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:08 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri victims challenge bail to Ashish Mishra in top court

Last week, two lawyers practicing in the Supreme Court approached the top court with an application against the bail granted to Ashish Mishra.

Ashish Mishra was arrested on October 9, 2021 in the incident that took place on October 3. The charge sheet had alleged the killing to be “pre-planned”. (HT PHOTO.)

Ashish Mishra was arrested on October 9, 2021 in the incident that took place on October 3. The charge sheet had alleged the killing to be “pre-planned”. (HT PHOTO.)

Updated on Feb 21, 2022 10:17 PM IST

Rana Ayyub not above law, charges of judicial harassment baseless: India to UN

The United Nations had alleged relentless misogynistic and sectarian remarks against journalist Rana Ayyub, asking the Indian government to end what it called judicial harassment

Journalist Rana Ayyub is accused of allegedly misusing funds generated from online crowdfunding platform Ketto for personal purposes(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

Journalist Rana Ayyub is accused of allegedly misusing funds generated from online crowdfunding platform Ketto for personal purposes(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:28 PM IST

Govt looks set to finalise framework for the incubation of eight new cities

Last year, the Commission created the provision while acknowledging the problem of inadequate housing and infrastructure facilities in cities due to urbanisation.

The right states, which will be selected through a competition based process,will receive a total funding of <span class=

The right states, which will be selected through a competition based process,will receive a total funding of 8,000 crore, as per the 15th Finance Commission report. (Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Updated on Feb 21, 2022 08:23 PM IST

HT This Day: Feb 27, 1948 — Arabs launch ‘convoy war’ on jews

Thousands of armed Arabs throughout Palestine have launched a “convoy war” on Jewish vehicles to strangle Jewish communications and supplies, it was learnt here

HT This Day: Feb 27, 1948 -- Arabs launch ‘convoy war’ on jews

HT This Day: Feb 27, 1948 — Arabs launch ‘convoy war’ on jews

Updated on Feb 21, 2022 08:20 PM IST

BySpecial Correspondent, Jerusalem

India, France adopt roadmap on blue economy and ocean governance

During their talks, Jaishankar and Le Drian appreciated the close cooperation between India and France during the Covid-19 pandemic and agreed on deepening the strategic partnership, the external affairs ministry said in a statement.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar travelled to France after participating in the Munich Security Conference in Germany last week. France is among India’s closest strategic partners in Europe, and the two sides are also working with third countries in areas such as critical technologies and resilient supply chains. (ANI PHOTO.)

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar travelled to France after participating in the Munich Security Conference in Germany last week. France is among India’s closest strategic partners in Europe, and the two sides are also working with third countries in areas such as critical technologies and resilient supply chains. (ANI PHOTO.)

Updated on Feb 21, 2022 08:17 PM IST

HT This Day: Feb 25, 2003: Norah Jones takes home 5 Grammys

Norah Jones, 23, a young, jazz-trained Texan, dominated the 45th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night by capturing the marquee categories: best pop vocal album. best female pop vocal performance, album of the year, record of the year and best new artist. Her debut album Come Away With Me got three other awards.

HT This Day: Feb 25, 2003: Norah Jones takes home 5 Grammys

HT This Day: Feb 25, 2003: Norah Jones takes home 5 Grammys

Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:13 PM IST

BySpecial Correspondent, New York

HT This Day: Feb 24, 1949 — Cairo Accepts Rhodes Agreement

Jews and Egyptians end their nine-month old strife in Palestine tomorrow by signing the armistice agreement hammered out here in five weeks of hard bargaining, it was officially announced today.

HT This Day: Feb 24, 1949 -- Cairo Accepts Rhodes Agreement

HT This Day: Feb 24, 1949 — Cairo Accepts Rhodes Agreement

Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:07 PM IST

BySpecial Correspondent, Rhodes

HT This Day: Feb 23, 1946 — Bombay in revolt: city a battlefield

Bombay witnessed for 12 hours on Friday the fiercest mob fury in its history leading to repeated clashes between the police and military armed with rifles, machine-guns and armoured cars on the one side and angry mobs on the other

HT This Day: Feb 23, 1946 -- Bombay in revolt: city a battlefield

HT This Day: Feb 23, 1946 — Bombay in revolt: city a battlefield

Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:00 PM IST

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