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December 02, 2022 11:34 PM (IST)
Navy to demonstrate combat prowess through operational demonstration on Navy Day
The Indian Navy is all set to display its combat prowess and capability through an operational demonstration at Visakhapatnam on December 4 on the occasion of Navy Day. Traditionally, Navy Day celebrations are held in New Delhi in the presence of the President and other dignitaries.
December 02, 2022 11:21 PM (IST)
TRS leader K Kavitha summoned by CBI
Telangana MLC K Kavitha was summoned by CBI in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy case on Friday.
December 02, 2022 11:19 PM (IST)
Army vehicle incurs technical malfunction, catches fire at Rajasthan's Udaipur
An Indian Army truck caught fire about 60 km from Rajasthan's Udaipur, ostensibly due to a technical malfunction, an official said on Friday. The truck was part of a five-vehicle convoy en route to the military station in Udaipur.
December 02, 2022 10:58 PM (IST)
Seven political parties in Nepal accorded status of National Party: Election Commission
Nepal's Election Commission on Friday said seven political outfits, including the newly-floated Rastriya Swatantra Party have been accorded the status of a National Party. Securing a three per cent of proportional representation vote is mandatory to become a National Party in Nepal.
December 02, 2022 10:55 PM (IST)
Delhi government schools to stay close on Saturday
Delhi government schools will remain closed on Saturday to prepare for the MCD polls, a circular from Delhi government's Directorate of Education (DoE) has said.
December 02, 2022 10:11 PM (IST)
PM Modi wraps up his Gujarat campaign, addresses 31 rallies
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed over 31 rallies and led three big road shows in Gujarat wrapping up on Friday his campaign for the BJP in the assembly polls as the party looks to maintain its uninterrupted winning streak there since 1995 in a triangular contest involving the Congress and the AAP.
December 02, 2022 10:05 PM (IST)
13 IAS, 4 HCS officers shifted in Haryana
The Haryana government on Friday has issued posting and transfer orders of 13 IAS and 4 HCS officers with immediate effect, according an official release here.
December 02, 2022 8:36 PM (IST)
885 kgs of poppy seized in Jammu, 2 arrested
The Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) on Friday arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 885 kilograms of the poppy from their possession in Jammu's winter capital city, officials said.
December 02, 2022 6:43 PM (IST)
PM Modi holds mega roadshow in Gujarat's Ahmedabad
December 02, 2022 5:51 PM (IST)
UP court issues non-bailable warrant against BJP leader in 2013 student leader attack case
A local court here on Friday issued non-bailable warrants against former BJP minister Anand Swaroop Shukla and four others for failing to appear in the court in connection with a nine-year-old attempt to murder case.
December 02, 2022 5:14 PM (IST)
Assam: FIR against 12 people in JB College ragging case
A case has been lodged against 12 people by a premier college in Assam’s Jorhat district on allegations of ragging raised by a junior hostel inmate and pressurising him to withdraw a complaint against them, a police officer said on Friday.
December 02, 2022 4:31 PM (IST)
Rupee falls 9 paise to close at 81.35 against US dollar
The rupee pared its initial gains and settled down by 9 paise at 81.35 (provisional) against the US dollar on Friday as the support from weak dollar was negated by weak domestic markets and a surge in crude oil prices.
December 02, 2022 4:30 PM (IST)
BJP shedding "crocodile tears" for the poor : Patnaik
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday accused the BJP of shedding "crocodile tears" for the poor by telling lies and asked the saffron brigade to stop misleading the people.
December 02, 2022 4:29 PM (IST)
Kerala HC grants interim protection from arrest to 3 persons in Telangana MLAs poaching case
The Kerala High Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest to three persons who are co-workers of a person facing probe in the case of alleged conspiracy to poach TRS MLAs in Telangana.
December 02, 2022 4:03 PM (IST)
Seven killed as part of limestone mine collapses in Chhattisgarh village
Seven persons were killed after some portion of a limestone mine collapsed on them at their village in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on Friday, police said.
December 02, 2022 3:25 PM (IST)
Court fines police inspectors for arresting innocent person in POCSO case
The second Additional Fast-track Special Court (POCSO court) here has ordered two women police officers to pay a fine of Rs 5 lakh for arresting an innocent person and keeping him in judicial custody for one year in a POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences) case.
December 02, 2022 1:53 PM (IST)
Moosewala's father welcomes detention of gangster Goldy Brar in US
Murdered Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's father on Friday welcomed the news of detention of gangster Goldy Brar, the prime accused in the case, by the US authorities. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann confirmed in Ahmedabad that Brar has been detained by the police in California and that he would "definitely be brought to India". He will be in the custody of the Punjab Police "very soon", Mann told reporters.
December 02, 2022 1:53 PM (IST)
CBI arrests Asola resident for 'sextortion' from US-based professor
The CBI has arrested a person for alleged "sextortion" from a professor of a US-based university by blackmailing him using his explicit video chats with a woman here, officials said today. The central probe agency arrested Rahul Kumar, a resident of Asola, on information shared by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States, they said.
December 02, 2022 1:11 PM (IST)
Centre collaborates with Maharashtra government on administrative reforms, good governance
The Centre is collaborating with the Maharashtra government on administrative reforms and good governance, according to an official statement issued on Friday. On the invitation from Suresh Kumar, the chairman of Maharashtra government's Committee for Good Governance, a six-member delegation led by V Srinivas, Secretary of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), visited Mumbai on Thursday to firm up the roadmap for a collaboration between the DARPG and the state government, it said.
December 02, 2022 1:10 PM (IST)
SC to hear bail pleas of Christian Michel in AugustaWestland scam cases on Dec 6
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear on December 6 the bail pleas of Christian Michel James, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper scam in which the CBI and Enforcement Directorate have lodged two separate cases.
December 02, 2022 12:04 PM (IST)
Veteran Odia film actress Jharana Das dies at 77
Veteran Odia film actress Jharana Das died at her residence here, family sources said on Friday. She was 77. Das, a winner of the state government’s prestigious 'Jaydev Puraskar' for her lifetime contribution to Odia film industry, was suffering from old age-related aliment. She died on Thursday night, the family sources said. Born in 1945, Das started her acting career in the 60s and had won several accolades for her brilliant performance in landmark films like 'Shree Jagannath', 'Nari', 'Adinamegha', 'Hisabnikas', 'Pujafula', 'Amadabata', 'Abhinetri', 'Malajanha' and 'Heera Nella'.
December 02, 2022 11:18 AM (IST)
Gujarat polls: Mehsana MLA Nitin Patel not contesting but still a factor in district
BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Nitin Patel's name features prominently in poll rallies in his home turf Mehsana ahead of the Gujarat assembly elections, despite the Patidar heavyweight not being fielded by his party this time.
December 02, 2022 11:17 AM (IST)
Padampur bypoll: BJD accuses Pradhan of encouraging woman scribe to hit Odisha Minister
Accusing Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan of encouraging a woman journalist to hit Odisha's Agriculture Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain during his campaign for Padampur bypoll, the ruling BJD sought "suitable action" against the senior BJP leader.
December 02, 2022 10:14 AM (IST)
Goa CM wishes BJP president Nadda on his birthday
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday led the leaders from the state in greeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president J P Nadda on his birthday.
"Hearty birthday greetings to our leader, BJP National President, Aadarniya @JPNadda ji. Under your dynamic leadership the @BJP4India is scaling greater heights while working on the path of Antyodaya," CM Sawant said.
December 02, 2022 10:12 AM (IST)
Tesla delivers electric semis to PepsiCo at Nevada factory
Tesla delivered its first electric semis to PepsiCo Thursday, more than three years after Elon Musk said his company would start making the trucks.
The Austin, Texas, company formally delivered the trucks at a factory near Reno, Nevada. The event was livestreamed on Twitter, which Musk now owns. Musk drove one of three Tesla Semis in front of a crowd inside the factory. One was white, one was painted with a Pepsi logo, and another with Frito-Lay colours.
December 02, 2022 10:11 AM (IST)
Madhya Pradesh govt to form committee for implementation of Uniform Civil Code
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Madhya Pradesh has announced that a committee will be formed for the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state. The announcement was made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a function here on Thursday, where he asked why there were two personal laws in one country, and also alleged that some men marry women from tribal communities with the motive of usurping their land. "Time has come for the implementation of the Common (Uniform) Civil Code in India," Chouhan said.
December 02, 2022 10:11 AM (IST)
Odisha receives 145 investment proposals worth Rs 7.26 lakh crore so far in biz conclave
The Odisha government said it has so far received 145 investment proposals worth over Rs 7.26 lakh crore in the current edition of the business summit. The Naveen Patnaik government signed 21 MoUs with various companies on the second day of the 'Make In Odisha' Conclave 2022 on Thursday. The JSW Group alone committed an investment of Rs 1 lakh crore in the state, an official said.
December 02, 2022 8:51 AM (IST)
Delhi: Vice-Chancellor takes cognizance of incident of defacement of walls & faculty rooms in JNU
December 02, 2022 8:48 AM (IST)
Madhya Pradesh: 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' resumes from Jahanara village
The Congress party's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra', led by Rahul Gandhi, resumed from Jahanara village in Madhya Pradesh.
December 02, 2022 7:32 AM (IST)
IPL mini-auction: 991 players register, Stokes, Curran, Williamson placed in INR 2 crore base price category
Sam Curran, who was part of England's T20 World Cup winning squad and was also the player of the tournament at the 2022 World Cup, is one of 21 men who have set a maximum reserve price of INR 2 crore (about USD 246,000) for the 2023 IPL auction scheduled on December 23. There isn't a single Indian player in the 2 crore tier, including England Test captain Ben Stokes, Australian allrounder Cameron Green, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, and Nicholas Pooran, who just stepped down as West Indies white-ball skipper.
December 02, 2022 6:33 AM (IST)
Musk's company aims to soon test brain implant in people
Tech billionaire Elon Musk said his Neuralink company is seeking permission to test its brain implant in people soon. In a “show and tell” presentation livestreamed Wednesday night, Musk said his team is in the process of asking US regulators to allow them to test the device. He said he thinks the company should be able to put the implant in a human brain as part of a clinical trial in about six months, though that timeline is far from certain.
December 02, 2022 6:32 AM (IST)
India and Israel natural allies' who share deep resonance of arts and culture: Israeli President Herzog
India and Israel are natural allies who are united by a fundamental commitment to the democratic ideals upon which they were founded, Israeli President Isaac Herzog has said, as he made a rare appearance at an exhibition here featuring Indian deities and temple rituals. Herzog attended a cultural event at the Israel Museum on Thursday evening to inaugurate the new exhibition titled 'Body of Faith: Sculpture from the National Museum of India.'