Feb 17, 2023 10:49 PM IST
Punjab police arrests key accused in 2022 Mohali RPG attack
Punjab Police arrested Gurpinder alias Pindu, the key accused in 2022 Mohali RPG attack case. He is said to be the close associate of Canada-based terrorist Lakhbir Singh alias Landa…With this, the total number of arrests in the case have reached 11: Punjab DGP
Feb 17, 2023 10:15 PM IST
Pakistani Taliban claim Karachi attack: Report
Pakistani Taliban claim attack on Karachi police compound, reports AFP citing spokesperson
Feb 17, 2023 09:21 PM IST
Today India’s prosperity is the world’s prosperity: PM Modi
India has confidently shown the world how a crisis is changed into opportunities. By studying the capability shown by India at the time of the biggest crisis in 100 years, humanity will be proud of itself after 100 years: PM Narendra Modi at ET Global Business Summit
Feb 17, 2023 09:03 PM IST
Gun attack targets police headquarters in Pakistan’s Karachi
Gunfire erupted outside of police headquarters in Pakistan’s largest city on Friday, as security forces rushed to stave off what appeared to be a bold attack in the heart of Karachi, AP reported. There was no immediate word of casualties. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 08:59 PM IST
‘Will approach SC against EC order’: Uddhav Thackeray as Shinde gets bow-arrow
Calling the election commission order to give the bow and the arrow symbol — the legacy of his father’s Shiv Sena — to the Eknath Shinde faction a ‘murder of democracy’, former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said he will approach the Supreme Court against the decision. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 08:24 PM IST
Maha CM Eknath Shinde’s Varsha bungalow lit up after landmark EC order
Feb 17, 2023 07:56 PM IST
‘Not the time for dialogue’ with Russia: Macron
France’s President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that the time was not ripe for dialogue with Russia as Moscow is intensifying its attacks against Ukraine, reported AFP
Feb 17, 2023 07:41 PM IST
Fire breaks out at Lower Parel in Mumbai
Feb 17, 2023 07:35 PM IST
Curtain falls on Aero India 2023
Feb 17, 2023 07:25 PM IST
‘German support for Ukraine will last’: Olaf Scholz
Germany’s support for Ukraine is ‘designed to last’, Chancellor Scholz told Munich Security Conference, reported AFP
Feb 17, 2023 06:53 PM IST
Shinde faction to get Shiv Sena name, bow-arrow symbol: EC
The Election Commission of India today ordered that the party name “Shiv Sena” and the party symbol “Bow and Arrow” will be retained by the Eknath Shinde faction. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 06:42 PM IST
Zelensky urges allies to ‘hurry up’ with support for Ukraine
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday urged allies to “hurry up” with their support for Kyiv, saying lives were in the balance.
Feb 17, 2023 06:29 PM IST
Prez Murmu on two-day TN visit from tomorrow
President Droupadi Murmu will visit Tamil Nadu from February 18 to 19, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.
Feb 17, 2023 06:09 PM IST
Latest updates from Turkey-Syria quake
Rescuers have pulled more survivors from the debris of the Feb. 6 earthquake that devastated parts of Turkey and Syria even as the window for finding people alive is closing fast.
The Turkish disaster management agency has updated the death toll from the powerful earthquake in Turkey to 38,044, raising the overall number of fatalities in both Turkey and Syria to 41,732.
Feb 17, 2023 05:43 PM IST
‘Income/profits not commensurate with scale of operations…’: I-T dept on BBC survey
The IT survey on BBC revealed that despite substantial consumption of content in various Indian languages (apart from English), the income/profits shown by various group entities is not commensurate with the scale of operations in India. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 05:37 PM IST
Hoax bomb alert at UP CM’s residence
A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) carried out checks at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence in Lucknow and nearby areas after receiving a bomb scare alert, which turned out to be a hoax call.
Feb 17, 2023 05:17 PM IST
Aero India: Lord Hanuman’s picture displayed on HAL aircraft again
Feb 17, 2023 04:50 PM IST
12 South African cheetahs embark on their journey to India
Feb 17, 2023 04:43 PM IST
Delhi mayor polls: Relief for AAP, Supreme Court says aldermen cannot vote
The Supreme Court on Friday said Municipal Corporation of Delhi members nominated by the Lieutenant Governor – or aldermen – cannot vote in mayoral polls. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 04:12 PM IST
Finnish parliament sets date to vote on NATO ratification
Finland’s parliament will vote on Feb. 28 to approve the necessary legislation that will allow the country to eventually become a member of NATO, Reuters reported quoting Finnish parliament’s head of foreign affairs committee.
Feb 17, 2023 03:49 PM IST
‘Want to ensure transparency’: Supreme Court to Centre on Adani row
As the Supreme Court on Friday heard petitions on the Adani-Hindenburg issue, Chief Justice DY Chandrachud said the top court will not accept sealed cover suggestions from the Centre. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 03:40 PM IST
Thousands of flights cancelled as German airport staff strike
Thousands of flights to and from German airports were cancelled Friday as workers walked out to press their demands for inflation-busting pay increases, AP reported.
Feb 17, 2023 03:21 PM IST
Earthquake strikes Indonesia
An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hit Tanimbar region of Indonesia, reported Reuters
Feb 17, 2023 03:07 PM IST
1 dead, 4 injured in blast at Palghar
Maharashtra | One worker dead, four injured after a blast occurred at a pharma company in Boisar-Tarapur area in Palghar district. 49 workers were there in the company when the blast happened: Tarapur Fire Brigade Service
Feb 17, 2023 02:57 PM IST
6 injured in UP bus accident
At least 6 injured after UP roadways bus, going from Lucknow to Prayagraj, rammed into divider & overturned on Friday morning. The accident happened near the toll plaza of Rae Bareli Highway near Dakhina village of Lucknow district.
Feb 17, 2023 02:50 PM IST
MP: Govt doctors call off strike after minister’s assurance
A group of government doctors called off their indefinite strike within a few hours of its start after receiving an assurance that their demands would be met from the Madhya Pradesh Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang, on Friday.
Feb 17, 2023 02:30 PM IST
NDRF personnel return from rescue ops in Turkey, receive warm welcome at Adana Airport
Feb 17, 2023 01:46 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh: Clash broke out between security personnel, protest over state PSC paper leak
“Protestors had a demand regarding the deferment of the swearing-in ceremony of the chairperson and newly appointed members of the State Public Service Commission. But, they should have respected the law and order,” Chukhu Apa, IGP, law and order, said.
Feb 17, 2023 01:04 PM IST
Karnataka: Congress workers stage protest against state budget
Congress workers held a protest against the state budget which was presented today and against state minister’s CN Ashwath Narayan’s ‘Tipu Sultan’ remark on Former CM Siddaramaiah
Feb 17, 2023 12:05 PM IST
Maharashtra political crisis: SC to hear appeals on February 21
The five-judge SC bench decided to begin hearing arguments on the two sets of appeals filed by Thackeray faction and Shinde faction on Tuesday, February 21, and said whether a reference is warranted will be ascertained only after hearing the arguments of both sides.
Feb 17, 2023 11:43 AM IST
UPSC CSE 2022: E-summon letter for personality test released, check here
Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2022 e-summon letter for personality test. The e-summon letter has been released for candidates on the official site of UPSC at upsc.gov.in. Read more
Feb 17, 2023 11:30 AM IST
Karnataka CM announces free education in govt pre-education, degree colleges
Karnataka budget: CM Bommai announces free education in Govt Pre-University and Govt Degree Colleges to benefit 8 lakh students. (PTI)
Feb 17, 2023 10:53 AM IST
NDRF team, dog squad return from Turkey after 10-day rescue operation
A 47-member NDRF team along with dog squad members Rambo and Honey returned to India today after conducting a 10-day-long rescue operation from earthquake-hit Turkey.
Feb 17, 2023 10:14 AM IST
UK MP criticises BBC documentary, calls it ‘shoddy journalism’
UK MP Bob Blackman compared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Conservative Party of his country. He criticised the broadcast of BBC documentary.
Feb 17, 2023 09:32 AM IST
Rajasthan: 4 dead in Ajmer after gas tanker collided with truck
Four dead after a gas tanker collided with a truck on a national highway in Ajmer district last night, confirms Beawar police in Ajmer.
Feb 17, 2023 09:18 AM IST
Adani-Hindenburg case: Supreme Court to hear third plea today
The third plea of the batch on the Adani-Hindenburg case will be heard today. The pleas were filed by advocates M L Sharma and Vishal Tiwari and Congress leader Jaya Thakur. While the Supreme Court already heard Sharma and Tiwari’s pleas, Thakur’s will be heard today.
Feb 17, 2023 08:22 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh: 12 African cheetahs to arrive at Kuno National Park tomorrow
Cheetah Project chief S P Yadav on Friday said that arrangements are in place to bring 12 African cheetahs to Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park tomorrow. “Close cameras have been installed and the big cats have been fitted with radio collars for live tracking. The quarantine enclosure we have made this tie is better than the previous one,” Yadav told ANI.
Feb 17, 2023 08:02 AM IST
Arunachal integral part of India, condemn China: Rare resolution in US Senate
Three powerful Senators introduced a resolution on Thursday in the United States (US) Senate that reaffirms that the state of Arunachal Pradesh as an “integral part of India”, supports India’s “sovereignty and territorial integrity”, condemns China for the “use of military force” to change the status quo at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Read more
Feb 17, 2023 07:58 AM IST
Two suspension bridges between India-Nepal inaugurated
Two suspension bridges built by Nepal were jointly inaugurated by the District Magistrate of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand and the District Magistrate of Dharchula, Nepal. (ANI)
Feb 17, 2023 07:29 AM IST
Centre asks IIM-Rohtak to track stubble burning scheme
The Union government has asked Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, to monitor a federal programme to curb the burning of paddy residue, the cause of severe annual pollution in northwest India during winters, according to an official.
Feb 17, 2023 06:59 AM IST
EAM Jaishankar unveils bust of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Fiji
Union external affairs minister S Jaishankar unveiled the bust of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Fiji’s capital Suva at India House. He interacted with large gathering of Indian diaspora there. (ANI)
Feb 17, 2023 06:14 AM IST
Earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir’s Katra region
According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit 97 km east of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, today at 5:01 am IST.
Feb 17, 2023 05:20 AM IST
I-T survey at BBC offices in Delhi, Mumbai ends after three days
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Thursday gave an update on the income tax department’s survey operation at its offices in Delhi and Mumbai. It said the I-T officials left the offices and it hopes that ‘matters are resolved as soon as possible’.