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  • Mar 04, 2022 10:36 PM IST

    J&K: Security forces arrest 3 Lashkar terrorists in Shopian

    Police and security forces have arrested 3 LeT terrorists and recovered incriminating materials including arms and ammunition from their possession at Khudpora in Shopian, ANI quotes Jammu & Kashmir Police

  • Mar 04, 2022 09:57 PM IST

    Covid-19: Delhi reports 302 daily cases & four deaths; positivity rate at 0.63%

    Delhi reports 302 Covid-19 cases; positive rate at 0.63%. Capital reports four fatalities due to the virus, the Delhi government health bulletin reported.

  • Mar 04, 2022 09:51 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at mall in Mumbai’s Bhandup, no injuries reported

    A major Level-3 fire reported at Dream Mall in Mumbai’s Bhandup area. Fire fighting operations underway.  No injuries reported, as the mall was reportedly closed at the time of the fire

  • Mar 04, 2022 09:29 PM IST

    Expert panel’s emergency use nod for Covovax in 12-17 age group, reports ANI, citing official sources

    Expert panel recommends emergency use nod for vaccine Covovax in 12-17 age group, reports ANI, citing official sources

  • Mar 04, 2022 09:04 PM IST

    US Supreme Court reinstates death penalty for Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    US Supreme Court reinstates death penalty for Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, reports AFP

  • Mar 04, 2022 08:51 PM IST

    Shane Warne dies at 52, union ministers lead tribute for Aus spin great

    Prominent political leaders in India mourned the death of Australian cricket legend Shane Warne, who died of suspected heart attack on Friday. Politicians cutting across party lines paid tributes to the cricket icon who enjoyed a successful stint as IPL captain in India. Read here

  • Mar 04, 2022 08:08 PM IST

    Army chief reviews operational plans of 1 Strike Corps re-assigned to borders with China

    Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane today reviewed the role and operational plans of the Mathura-based 1 Strike Corps, which has been re-assigned to the Northern borders with China, reports ANI

  • Mar 04, 2022 07:49 PM IST

    Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne dies of suspected heart attack

    Australia cricket great Shane Warne dies of ‘suspected heart attack’ aged 52, Fox News reports. Full story

  • Mar 04, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    Imran Khan orders probe into Peshawar mosque blast

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an inquiry into the Peshawar blast incident and directed the concerned to provide immediate medical aid to injured people, ANI quotes Radio Pakistan

  • Mar 04, 2022 06:43 PM IST

    Pakistan mosque blast: Death toll mounts to 56

    Death toll from Pakistan mosque blast rises to 56, AFP reports. Read full report here

  • Mar 04, 2022 06:25 PM IST

    NIA files chargesheet against 5 Khalistani terrorists in case of arms & drugs smuggling across Indo-Pak border

    NIA files charge sheet against five Khalistani terrorists in case of smuggling of narcotics, weapons and explosives across the Indo-Pak border

  • Mar 04, 2022 05:23 PM IST

    Haryana moves bill against ‘forced religious conversion’ in Assembly

    Haryana govt introduces bill in state assembly against religious conversion through force or fraud, triggering opposition uproar, reports PTI

  • Mar 04, 2022 05:05 PM IST

    J&K: Terrorist held after encounter in Handwara, search ops underway

    One injured terrorist arrested along with arms and ammunition during an encounter in Langate area in Handwara district; Search underway for another terrorist, says Jammu & Kashmir Police

  • Mar 04, 2022 04:37 PM IST

    No  third or fourth front formed yet, says Telangana CM KCR

    “We held discussions on a number of issues. We’re clear that efforts should be made to take India in a new direction. People are talking about a third front, a fourth front…let me tell you that no front has been formed yet,” Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao in Ranchi

  • Mar 04, 2022 03:47 PM IST

    Ex-Punjab minister among 7 booked over clashes on polling day

    Former Punjab minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and former CPS (Revenue) Sukhpal Singh Nannu among 7 booked by Ferozepur police in concern with a clash took place on polling day in Punjab on February 20

  • Mar 04, 2022 03:05 PM IST

    30 dead, 56 wounded in blast at mosque in Pakistan’s Peshawar

    At least 30 dead, 56 wounded in blast at mosque in Pakistan’s Peshawar, reports AFP

  • Mar 04, 2022 02:51 PM IST

    Defence Expo 22 to be held in Gandhinagar postponed, says Defence ministry

    Defence Expo 2022 to be held in Gandhinagar postponed, new dates soon, says defence ministry

  • Mar 04, 2022 02:21 PM IST

    Uddhav to chair cabinet meet at 6 pm on OBC quota issue

    Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to chair cabinet meet at 6 pm to discuss the OBC reservation issue, reports ANI

  • Mar 04, 2022 02:13 PM IST

    Narayan Rane, son Nitesh to appear before Mumbai Police in case of alleged defamatory remarks against Disha Salian

    Union minister Narayan Rane and his MLA son Nitesh Rane to appear before Mumbai Police in connection with the case of allegedly making defamatory remarks against late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s former manager Disha Salian, reports ANI

  • Mar 04, 2022 02:06 PM IST

    Bhagalpur explosion: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar orders probe into matter

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday condoled the loss of lives in Bhagalpur explosion and ordered Chief Secretary and DGP to probe the matter and take action. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    Maharashtra Cong hits out at Guv Koshyari’s remark on Shivaji Maharaj, demands resignation

    Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole said on Friday that the part will meet President Ram Nath Kovind and demand that governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari should be removed from the top post. 

    “We want a ‘Rajyapal’ not ‘Bhajpal’. We’ll meet the President soon and demand that the Governor be removed from his post,” Patole told reporters. 

    Governor Koshyari has been facing flak for his remark that Samarth Ramdas was the ‘guru’ of Shivaji Maharaj.

  • Mar 04, 2022 12:49 PM IST

    Bringing bill to stop cheating in exams in Rajasthan, says minister

    Rajasthan minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas said on Friday that his government is bringing in a bill to stop cheating in exams in the state. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 12:13 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh budget: CM Thakur increases MLALAD funds

    In his fifth budget, Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur increases MLALAD funds from 1.80 crore to 2 crore. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 11:36 AM IST

    PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Bhagalpur explosion

  • Mar 04, 2022 10:58 AM IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC to hear appeal against bail to Union minister’s son Ashish Mishra on March 11

    The Supreme Court will on March 11 hear an appeal against bail to Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish, who is the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    CBI officials to record ex-Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh’s statement in alleged extortion case

    Officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday reached Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail to record the statement of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh’s statement in connection with the 100 crore alleged extortion case, news agency ANI reported. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 10:29 AM IST

    India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage nearing 178.3 crore

    India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage is nearing 178.3 crore after 24,84,412 doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Friday. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Sustainable growth possible from sustainable energy sources only: PM Modi at post-budget webinar

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the country’s vision is clear that sustainable growth is possible from sustainable energy sources only. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 10:08 AM IST

    Bhagalpur explosion update: 8 dead so far

    Eight people have died in an explosion in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    7 dead, several injured in explosion in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district

    Seven people have died while others have been injured after an explosion was reported in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district, news agency ANI reported on Friday. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 08:52 AM IST

    India adds 6,396 new Covid cases in last 24 hours, 201 more deaths

    India continued a downward trend in its daily Covid-19 tally after 6,396 infections were reported in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 4,29,51,556. The fresh deaths, however, saw a slight spike and were at 201. The toll has now climbed to 514,589

  • Mar 04, 2022 08:21 AM IST

    Today’s temperature in Delhi to hover between 13°C- 28 °C

    On Friday, the national capital is likely to have strong surface winds during the day time and the temperature will hover between 13°C and 28 °C. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 08:05 AM IST

    92% of Covid-19 deaths in India were not vaccinated: Govt data

    According to data shared by the Union government, 92% of Covid-19 patients who died were not vaccinated against the viral disease. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 07:44 AM IST

    Former Australian cricketer Rod Marsh dies at 74

    Former Australian wicket keeper and batsman Rod Marsh died at the age of 74 after suffering a heart attack. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 06:59 AM IST

    Telangana CM to visit Jharkhand today

    Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao will visit Jharkhand on Friday to provide financial aid to families of two soldiers who were killed in the Galwan clashes. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 06:21 AM IST

    American senators propose bill to sanction China in case of Taiwan invasion

    Three US senators have proposed a bill that would allow for imposition of financial sanctions on China in case Beijing invades Taiwan. The bill comes amid China’s growing military aggression towards Taiwan. 

  • Mar 04, 2022 05:39 AM IST

    Facebook, multiple media sites partially down in Russia: Report

    On Friday, Facebook and multiple media sites including Meduza, Deutsche Welle, were partially down as authorities crack down on critical voices as fighting escalates in Ukraine.

‘Shouldn’t lose focus on the borders’: Army reviews LAC situation

Army chief General MM Naravane on Friday reviewed the operational readiness of a Mathura-based strike formation that was reassigned to the northern borders with China amid the standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh.

While the world is distracted by the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the army is focused on the challenges along the northern borders with China. (AP)

While the world is distracted by the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the army is focused on the challenges along the northern borders with China. (AP)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:26 AM IST

Bommai’s maiden Budget promises growth on borrowed money

Karnataka chief minister (CM) Basavaraj Bommai on Friday presented his maiden Budget promising growth for the pandemic-hit population with borrowed money even as the state’s debt situation increases to alarming levels

Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai before presenting the Budget 2022-23, in Bengaluru on Friday. (PTI)

Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai before presenting the Budget 2022-23, in Bengaluru on Friday. (PTI)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:26 AM IST

Indo-Pacific challenges remain core agenda of Quad: India

India on Friday said the Indo-Pacific and its challenges remain at the core of the agenda for the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quad, though the world community is currently grappling with the crisis in Ukraine.

Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)

Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:22 AM IST

Ukraine crisis: Modi reviews evacuation operations in another high-level meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the process of evacuation of Indian nationals stranded in war-torn Ukraine.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting with external affairs minister S Jaishankar, foreign secretary Harsh V Shringla, national security advisor Ajit Doval and others to discuss the ongoing evacuation drive of Indians and the situation in conflict-hit Ukraine, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting with external affairs minister S Jaishankar, foreign secretary Harsh V Shringla, national security advisor Ajit Doval and others to discuss the ongoing evacuation drive of Indians and the situation in conflict-hit Ukraine, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:19 AM IST

ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Lakhimpur case: Supreme Court to hear plea against Ashish Mishra’s bail on March 11

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on March 11 a plea challenging the bail granted to Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister of state (Home) Ajay Kumar Mishra “Teni”, in connection with the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri last year

Lakhimpur case: Supreme Court to hear plea against Ashish Mishra’s bail on March 11

Lakhimpur case: Supreme Court to hear plea against Ashish Mishra’s bail on March 11

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:16 AM IST

Ukraine crisis: Sumy, Pisochyn students send SOS; India calls for ceasefire

India on Friday urged Russia and Ukraine to declare a ceasefire in conflict zones so that it could pull out nearly 3,000 Indian citizens, especially from the eastern Ukrainian cities of Kharkiv and Sumy, where movement is impossible because of shelling and intense fighting.

Boeing C-17 Globemaster brought back Indian students from Ukraine to the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad on Friday. (HT photo)

Boeing C-17 Globemaster brought back Indian students from Ukraine to the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad on Friday. (HT photo)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:15 AM IST

PNB fraud case: CBI seeks fresh sanction against Usha Ananthasubramanian

Sanction was also sought against PNB’s former executive directors K V Brahmaji Rao and Sanjiv Sharan in connection with its probe against fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi

A charge sheet was filed against Usha Ananthasubramanian in June last year. (Archive)

A charge sheet was filed against Usha Ananthasubramanian in June last year. (Archive)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:12 AM IST

Haven’t learnt lessons from history: Supreme Court on Russia-Ukraine conflict

The human race is still to learn its lesson that negotiations are more powerful than weapons, the Supreme Court remarked on Friday as it took stock of evacuation of a batch of Indian nationals trying to flee Ukraine after the Russian invasion of the European country.

Indian nationals arrive after being evacuated from war-torn Ukraine under Operation Ganga at IGI Terminal 3 Airport, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)

Indian nationals arrive after being evacuated from war-torn Ukraine under Operation Ganga at IGI Terminal 3 Airport, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:12 AM IST

‘It was raining bullets’: Indian student shot at in Kyiv

Ukraine crisis: An Indian student on Friday said he was shot at and injured while he was trying to flee Ukrainian capital Kyiv earlier this week, amid the ongoing invasion by Russian forces.

Providing an account of the incident, Harjot Singh, whose family resides in Delhi’s Chhatarpur area, said he was returning to Kyiv after making a failed attempt to escape the war-hit city on Sunday, when his cab came under attack.

Providing an account of the incident, Harjot Singh, whose family resides in Delhi’s Chhatarpur area, said he was returning to Kyiv after making a failed attempt to escape the war-hit city on Sunday, when his cab came under attack.

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:08 AM IST

14 dead in Bhagalpur blast; SHO suspended

Police suspect that the occupants of the two-storied house were illegally manufacturing firecrackers

Bhagalpur, Mar 04 (ANI): Police personnel inspect the site after a massive explosion ripped through a three-storey building near the Kajwali Chak area under Tatarpur Police station on Thursday night, in Bhagalpur on Friday. (ANI Photo) (Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

Bhagalpur, Mar 04 (ANI): Police personnel inspect the site after a massive explosion ripped through a three-storey building near the Kajwali Chak area under Tatarpur Police station on Thursday night, in Bhagalpur on Friday. (ANI Photo) (Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:07 AM IST

Shane Warne: The spin is gone

There must be some way to process the inexplicably gut-wrenching departure of Shane Warne, and so first you try place yourself as a fielder

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Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:06 AM IST

Uproar as Haryana govt tables controversial anti-conversion bill

Congress legislator Raghuvir Singh Kadian tore a copy of the bill in the House, prompting assembly speaker Gian Chand Gupta to suspend him for the remaining period of the ongoing budget session

Chandigarh, India - March 4, 2022: Leaders of Opposition along with senior leaders walkout from Budget Session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha, in Chandigarh, on March 4, 2022. (Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Chandigarh, India – March 4, 2022: Leaders of Opposition along with senior leaders walkout from Budget Session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha, in Chandigarh, on March 4, 2022. (Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:04 AM IST

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