Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi win Nobel Prize in Physics

  • Oct 05, 2021 03:27 PM IST

    Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi awarded 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics

    Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi has been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for their “groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems.”

  • Oct 05, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    Ex-Milkfed chairman Harminder Singh joins SAD

    Former Milkfed chairman Harminder Singh has joined Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), leaving Congress. SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal has announced Harminder as the party’s candididate from Sultanpur Lodhi for the upcoming Punjab assembly polls in 2022. 

  • Oct 05, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Farmers block NH44 in Haryana’s Kurukshetra over slow and conditional paddy procurement

    Angered over slow and conditional paddy procurement, farmers have blocked NH44 near Pipli in Kurukshetra district in Haryana. Police have diverted traffic on the link roads from Shahbad-Ladwa-Karnal.

  • Oct 05, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    ‘Joint opposition’ needed against UP govt; will meet Rahul Gandhi today: Sanjay Raut

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday tweeted that ‘joint opposition’ is needed for taking action against oppression by Uttar Pradesh government. In his post, he added that he is going to meet Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at 4.15 pm today.

  • Oct 05, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    Mandis haven’t yet started paddy procurement: Haryana BKU chief Gurnam S Chaduni

    Haryana BKU chief Gurnam S Chaduni on Tuesday said that mandis haven’t yet started paddy procurement, adding that all terms and conditions including the cap of 25 quintals should be removed. 

    “Govt should start procurement from today onwards otherwise from tomorrow we request farmers to gherao the political leaders,” he added.

  • Oct 05, 2021 02:03 PM IST

    UP police lodges FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Deependra Hooda among others

    An FIR has been lodged against 11 people including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Deependra Hooda and Ajay Kumar Lallu for disturbing peace, news agency ANI quoted SHO of Hargaon Police Station as saying. This came after Congress supporters continued their protest outside PAC guest house in Sitapur where party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is detained.

  • Oct 05, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Bhupesh Baghel claims he is not being allowed to leave Lucknow airport

    “I came to Lucknow to proceed to meet Priyanka Gandhi ji at Sitapur. But I am not being allowed to leave the airport, says Chhattisgarh CM and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel.

    Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel claimed on Tuesday that he was not being allowed to leave Lucknow airport. Baghel, who was appointed as the senior poll observer in Uttar Pradesh by Congress, took to Twitter to share an image of him sitting at the airport surrounded by cops and other security personnel.

  • Oct 05, 2021 01:48 PM IST

    Pashupati Kumar Paras ‘welcomes’ EC’s decision 

    Union minister Pashupati Kumar Paras said on Tuesday that he is in favour of the Election Commission’s (EC) allotment  of new election symbols and party names to the two feuding factions of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), reported news agency ANI. “I welcome the Election Commission’s decision. I have been allotted the name Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party and the ‘Sewing Machine’ symbol,” he told reporters. 

  • Oct 05, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    80% of houses under PM Awas Yojana owned by women: PM Modi

    “Under PM Awas Yojana, over 80% of the houses are either owned by women or they are joint onwer of these houses,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi says in Lucknow.

  • Oct 05, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    Kejriwal sends proposal for ‘doorstep delivery of ration’ to LG Anil Baijal

    The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government has again sent the proposal of “doorstep delivery of ration” scheme to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, reported news agency ANI. In June, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had rejected the Delhi government’s proposal for the launch of its flagship “doorstep delivery of ration” scheme, citing a lack of clearance from the Centre and an ongoing court case involving the scheme.

  • Oct 05, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    No 2-finger test conducted on woman officer: IAF Chief

    The IAF chief VR Chaudhari today said no two-finger test was conducted on the woman officer in Coimbatore rape case. This came after the 28-year old female Air Force officer levelled serious charges against the IAF authorities, including subjecting her to a banned finger test and also forcing her to withdraw the complaint against the accused Flight Lieutenant. 

  • Oct 05, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    PM Modi hands over keys of PMAY-U houses to beneficiaries in UP today

    PM Modi today handed over keys of PMAY-U houses to 75,000 beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh. He is currently interacting with the beneficiaries of the scheme virtually.

  • Oct 05, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    EC Allots party names and symbols to Chirag Paswan & Paras Kumar

    The Election Commission (EC) today alloted the name ‘Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas)’, and election symbol ‘Helicopter’ to Chirag Paswan. 

    On the other hand, Pashupati Kumar Paras was allotted the name ‘Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party’ and ‘Sewing Machine’ as election symbol by the panel.

    This came after the Commission barred the Chirag Paswan and the Pashupati Kumar Paras factions from using the name of Lok Janshakti Party or its symbol ‘bungalow’ till the dispute between the rival groups is settled.

  • Oct 05, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    Attack on farmers shows attitude of government: Sharad Pawar

    Condemning the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said the probe in connection with the case should be conducted by a sitting supreme court judge. “The attack on farmers shows the attitude of the government. Farmers across the country will give befitting reply to the ruling party,” he added.

  • Oct 05, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    PM Modi to handover keys of PMAY-U houses to beneficiaries in 75 districts of UP today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today virtually handover keys of PMAY-U houses to 75,000 beneficiaries in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh.

    “Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has sanctioned 17.3 lakh houses. 8.8 lakhs beneficiaries have been given houses so far. More will be given today by PM,” Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri says in Lucknow.

  • Oct 05, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    BJP workers celebrate party’s lead in Gandhinagar municipal corporation polls

    BJP workers and supporters gather to celebrate the party’s lead in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation elections.

  • Oct 05, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    Congress workers break barriers, raise slogans to protest against Priyanka Gandhi’s detention in Sitapur

    Congress workers break barriers, raise slogans in Sitapur as party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra remains under detention at a city guest house. Priyanka Gandhi was detained on Monday after she attempted to visit families of victims of Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

  • Oct 05, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates ‘[email protected]’ conference in Lucknow

    PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated ‘[email protected] Urban India: Transforming Urban Landscape’ conference in Lucknow. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, UP Governor Anandiben Patel and UP CM Yogi Adityanath were also present.

  • Oct 05, 2021 10:24 AM IST

    India slams Pak for raising Kashmir issue at UN

    Strongly hitting out at Pakistan for again raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN, India has said a constructive contribution cannot be expected from a country that has an established practice of hosting terrorists and is the “epicentre” of global terrorism, and the biggest destabilising force in the world.

  • Oct 05, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    Aircraft of a domestic air carrier slipped off the runway at Kathmandu Airport today

    An aircraft of a domestic air carrier (Shree Airlines) slipped off the runway at Kathmandu Airport today; No reports of immediate damage. The airport remains operational: Kathmandu Airport authorities.

  • Oct 05, 2021 09:28 AM IST

    Sensex falls 100 points to open session at 59,219 ; Nifty at 17,669

    Sensex falls 100 points to open session at 59,219.

  • Oct 05, 2021 09:13 AM IST

    India reports 18,346 fresh Covid-19 cases, deaths in last 24 hours

    India recorded 18,346 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 33,853,048.

  • Oct 05, 2021 09:06 AM IST

    Petrol, diesel prices hiked again

    Petrol, diesel prices hiked again; 102.64/ltr (up 0.25) & 91.07/ltr (up 0.30) in Delhi; 108.67 (up 0.24) & 98.80/ltr (up 0.32) in Mumbai, respectively.

  • Oct 05, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Facebook blames major outage on router work

    Facebook blames major outage on router work, reports AFP.

  • Oct 05, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Arunachal Pradesh

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 0808 hours, 276 km north-northwest of Pangin, Arunachal Pradesh: National Center for Seismology (NCS).

  • Oct 05, 2021 08:31 AM IST

    Cruise ship raid case: 2 persons to be produced before court today

    Cruise ship raid case | Mumbai Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested two persons- one person who was detained during a raid on the cruise ship for the second day yesterday and a drug peddler from the Jogeshwari area; both arrested persons to be produced before court today.

  • Oct 05, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    3 ISIS-K terrorists killed in security operations by Taliban in Kabul: Report

    The Taliban have reportedly conducted operations in Kabul’s northern suburb, killing three terrorists of the ISIS-Khorasan branch.

  • Oct 05, 2021 08:08 AM IST

    Second most delayed monsoon withdrawal may begin Wednesday

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) says that conditions are favourable for the monsoon to start withdrawing from some parts of northwest India on Wednesday, marking its second-most delayed withdrawal in the last 41 years

  • Oct 05, 2021 07:47 AM IST

    Microsoft rolls out Windows 11

    Microsoft has already begun rolling out Windows 11, the latest upgrade to the popular operating system (OS), across the world.

  • Oct 05, 2021 07:37 AM IST

    New Zealand admits it can no longer get rid of coronavirus

    New Zealand’s government acknowledged Monday what most other countries did long ago: It can no longer completely get rid of the coronavirus.

  • Oct 05, 2021 07:18 AM IST

    WhatsApp entirely back up and running now

    WhatsApp is entirely back up and running now, said CEO Will Cathcart.

  • Oct 05, 2021 06:56 AM IST

    Earthquake with 5 magnitude hits Afghanistan

    An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck Afghanistan near Fayzabad early morning on Tuesday.

  • Oct 05, 2021 06:42 AM IST

    WHO expert panel on Covid-19 vaccines to meet today

    Covaxin, India’s indigenously-developed vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), has so far not received the much-coveted emergency use approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) but is likely to do so soon.

  • Oct 05, 2021 06:09 AM IST

    Congress supporters demand release of Priyanka Gandhi

    Congress supporters stage protest, demand “release of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra” outside PAC guest house in Sitapur where she is detained.

  • Oct 05, 2021 06:01 AM IST

    PM Modi to participate in a 3-day urban conclave in Lucknow today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Lucknow on Tuesday to participate in a three-day urban conclave event.

  • Oct 05, 2021 05:26 AM IST

    Donald Trump faces deadline for questioning in defamation suit: US

    Former President Donald Trump now has a December 23 deadline to undergo questioning in a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation lawsuit over what he said in denying her sexual assault allegations, a court has said.

  • Oct 05, 2021 05:04 AM IST

    Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp coming back online after hours of disruption

    Services of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are coming back online after several hours of disruption that impacted millions of people worldwide.

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