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Sheenu Sharma Edited By: Sheenu Sharma New Delhi Updated on: September 17, 2022 23:14 IST
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  • 11:13 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    2 brothers on bike hit by car twice; accused held

    A 38-year-old man was arrested for allegedly injuring two brothers by hitting their bike with his car in west Delhi's Hari Nagar area, police said on Saturday.
    The incident took place earlier this week.

  • 11:12 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Ex-BSF official booked under fraud case tries escaping police custody

    Former BSF deputy commandant booked under a fraud case of about Rs 100 crores tried to run away from police custody while returning from the city court here, police said on Saturday. According to the complaint filed by head constable Jai Bhagwan, a member of the escort guard, who was on duty to produce the accused Praveen Yadav in the court on Friday, the incident occurred while they were returning after producing him before the court of JMIC Azad Singh.

  • 11:12 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Law Minister Kiren Rijiju says need to 'think about' collegium system of appointment

    Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday suggested there is a need to rethink the collegium system to expedite the process of appointment in the higher judiciary as there are concerns about the existing process. +He said appointments in the higher judiciary are "pending", but "not due to Law Minister but due to the system".

  • 11:10 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    EAM Jaishankar to visit US from Sept 18 to 28

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay an 11-day visit to the US beginning Sunday to attend the UN General Assembly and participate in meetings of Quad, BRICS and several other key groupings.

  • 11:09 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    My sister's death made me look at life differently: Shan Masood

    There is a life beyond cricket and Shan Masood got a whole new perspective when he lost his beloved sister. As he geared up to make his T20I debut against England, the lanky left-hander spoke about how he feels blessed to be wearing the Pakistan green and dosn't want to carry the baggage of pressure.

  • 11:08 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Queen's 8 grandchildren hold silent vigil beside her coffin

    All eight of Queen Elizabeth II's grandchildren stood in silent vigil beside her coffin Saturday, capping another huge day in which thousands came to pay their respects to the monarch. Many had huddled in line amid waits that stretched up to 16 hours, enduring London's coldest night in months.

  • 11:08 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Seven killed, many injured as bus falls off bridge in Jharkhand

    At least seven people were killed and many others injured after a bus carrying around 50 passengers fell off a bridge in Jharkhand's Hazaribag district on Saturday, police said.

  • 11:08 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    CBI team visits Goa hotel where Sonali Phogat had stayed

    A team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday visited the hotel at Anjuna in North Goa district where BJP leader Sonali Phogat was staying at the time of her death last month. A senior Goa police officer said the process of transfer of the investigation into the Phogat death case to the CBI was almost over.

  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Ensure safety of cheetahs; Do not allow even me to enter KNP: PM tells wildlife caretakers

    After releasing cheetahs in special enclosures at the Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told 'cheetah mitras' (friends) to protect the carnivores and ensure that human-animal conflict is avoided.

  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    MP: 16 wounded as bus heading for PM's function overturns

    Sixteen persons including 14 women were injured on Saturday when the bus in which they were travelling overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur district, police said. The group was going to attend a convention of self-help groups in Karahal area, addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Ensure safety of cheetahs; Do not allow even me to enter KNP: PM tells wildlife caretakers

    After releasing cheetahs in special enclosures at the Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told 'cheetah mitras' (friends) to protect the carnivores and ensure that human-animal conflict is avoided. During his interaction, the prime minister told them not to allow anyone inside the KNP, including himself, until the cheetahs are acclimatized to their new habitat. The PM recalled how he had roped in villagers to protect Asiatic lions in Gir when he was the chief minister of Gujarat.

  • 9:02 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Man gets life term for sodomising minor boy in Kota

    A POCSO court in Kota on Saturday convicted a man to life imprisonment for unnatural sex with a 7-year-old boy in a locality here. Judge Mohammed Arif also slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on the convict, Amritlal Yadav (53), resident of Rajgarh district in Madhya Pradesh.

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Resurgent Power acquires South East UP Power Transmission Company via insolvency process

    Resurgent Power Ventures on Saturday said that it has completed the acquisition of South East UP Power Transmission Company through an insolvency process.

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Shah, KCR cross swords over Hyderabad annexure celebrations

    The BJP and TRS took digs at each other on Saturday over the celebrations marking the annexing of the erstwhile Nizam-ruled Hyderabad state to the Union of India, with the former slamming votebank politics behind the lack of official commemoration so far while the ruling party warned against communal forces trying to divide the society.

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    JMI bans entry of 3 ex-students, including Safoora Zargar's, for "agitating" on campus

    Jamia Millia Islamia has banned the entry of its three former students, including the 2020 riots accused Safoora Zargar, on its campus for "agitating" in the university over an "irrelevant and objectionable" issue. Signed by the chief proctor, the orders dated September 14 said the competent authority has approved a campus ban on ex-students for maintaining a peaceful academic environment. An activist and scholar, Zargar made headlines due to her alleged involvement in the anti-CAA protests after the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed by the Parliament in December 2019.

  • 3:01 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    'Bharat Jodo Yatra' enters Alappuzha district, Rahul Gandhi to meet youngsters

    The Congress' 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' led by Rahul Gandhi entered Alappuzha district on Saturday, the 7th day of its ongoing Kerala leg. After having lunch and rest, Gandhi will interact with some youth on the unemployment issue and is scheduled to meet special school children among others in Kayamkulam.
    Meanwhile, hundreds of people gathered on either side of the National Highway to greet Gandhi. As the foot march crossed Kollam district, Congress workers were seen protesting against unemployment in the country by standing atop a building with their upper bodies painted 'National Unemployment Day'.


  • 1:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Maharashtra: Thane sees 122.14 mm rain in 24 hours; three casualties reported

    Maharashtra's Thane city received 122.14 mm rain in 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Saturday, and three rain-related deaths were reported in the district, civic officials said. This was the highest rainfall recorded by the city in one day this season, said Avinash Sawant, the chief of the regional disaster management cell (RDMC) of the Thane Municipal Corporation. As per official data, Thane city has recorded a total of 2690.40 mm rain till date this season, while it had witnessed 3164.27 mm in the same period last year. Rains played havoc in all low-lying areas with several incidents of tree falls being reported in various parts of the city, the official said. Three rain-related deaths were reported in Bhiwandi town, which was the worst-hit part of Thane district. According to fire officials, a power company employee accidentally fell into a river at Subash Nagar, while a five-year-old girl Gulnaz Ansari was washed away in a swollen nullah Diwanshah Dargah area of the town. In the third incident, a man fell into a quarry in Sonale village and drowned, they said. 

  • 1:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM Modi birthday: Karnataka to launch 15-day health campaign from today

    The Karnataka government will celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on Saturday by launching a 15-day health campaign focusing on screening and creating awareness about non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Starting Saturday, the campaign will culminate on October 2 on Gandhi Jayanti. State Health Minister K. Sudhakar said the initiative, which will be launched in the presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, is aimed at creating awareness among the people about non-communicable diseases, from children to elderly citizens. Speaking during a video conference with district health officers and top officials of the Health and Medical Education Department on Friday, Sudhakar gave instructions to the officials to focus on screening of various health parameters and diseases during the 15-day campaign at all health facilities, from primary health sub-centres to super-speciality hospitals.

  • 12:27 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Pondy CM greets PM on his birthday

    Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 72nd birthday on Saturday. In his greetings message sent to the PM, the CM said he was "extremely happy to extend warm greetings to a truly visionary leader whom the nation is proud to have at the critical juncture." "Your guidance and consistent efforts are exactly what the present generation needs today. My sincere thanks for your endeavours in shaping India as a world leader." He said that on his behalf and also on that of the people of Puducherry, he wished the Prime Minister many more years of happy and healthy life for benefitting the nation. 

  • 11:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Madhya Pradesh: PM Modi releases cheetahs at Kuno National Park | WATCH

  • 11:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    KCR unfurls tricolour on ‘Telangana National Integration Day’

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday unfurled the national flag on Telangana Jateeya Samaikyata Dinotsavam (Telangana National Integration Day) here, to mark 75 years of Hyderabad's annexation to the Indian union. Rao unfurled the tricolour few minutes after Union Minister Amit Shah hoisted the flag at parade grounds marking the celebrations of ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day' elsewhere in the city. In his address, he said, “My heartfelt wishes to the people of Telangana on the occasion of Telangana Jateeya Samaikyata Dinotsavam. On September 17, 1948 Telangana became an integral part of India. It transformed from dynastic rule into the democratic phase." Telangana recently celebrated the 75 years of Independence Day in grandeur manner for 15 days, he noted.


  • 10:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Madhya Pradesh: 2 choppers carrying Namibian cheetahs land near Kuno National Park from Gwalior

    Two helicopters carrying eight cheetahs reached Palpur near Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, following their arrival in Gwalior from Namibia in a special plane as part of the programme to reintroduce the feline in India seven decades after it was declared extinct in the country. The plane carrying the felines from Namibia landed at the Gwalior airbase shortly before 8 am, an official said. A modified Boeing aircraft, which took off from the African country Friday night, carried the cheetahs in special wooden crates during the around 10-hour journey.


  • 9:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Telangana CM extends birthday wishes to PM Modi

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday conveyed birthday greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “On behalf of the government and people of Telangana and my personal behalf, I wish you a very Happy Birthday. May the God bless you with good health and long life for serving the nation for many more years,” KCR said in a letter addressed to Modi. Modi turned 72 on Saturday. 

  • 9:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    COVID: India reports 5,747 fresh cases & 5,618 recoveries | DETAILS

  • 9:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM Modi emplanes for Madhya Pradesh where 2 major programs to be held

  • 9:22 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Udan scheme: Jamshedpur to soon be re-connected by air

    The steel city of Jamshedpur is all set to have air connectivity under the Union government's Udan scheme soon, said a senior official of Jharkhand’s East Singhbhum district. Air services between Jamshedpur-Kolkata and Jamshedpur-Bhubaneswar are likely to be launched from October 30 with a nine-seater aircraft from Sonari aerodrome, Additional District Magistrate (Law and Order), Nandkishore Lal said on Friday. Deputy Development Commissioner Saurabh Sinha and Lal along with aerodrome officials, fire department officers, Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee representatives and Traffic Deputy SP Kamal Kishore held a meeting over the issue and discussed security and fire safety arrangements.

  • 9:13 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw participates in Swachhata Pakhwada

  • 9:04 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rahul Gandhi kick-starts 10th day of Bharat Jodo Yatra

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday kick-started the tenth day of his Bharat Jodo Yatra from Puthiyakavu junction near Karunagappally here with thousands of party workers accompanying him waving party flags. Gandhi and the yatra members had halted at Karunagappally after walking around 24 km on Friday. The yatra, which resumed shortly after 6.30 am, will cover a distance of around 12 km and enter Alappuzha district and take a break at Kayamkulam at around 11 am. It will resume at 5 pm and cover over eight km before concluding for the day with a public meeting at Cheppad.


  • 8:39 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Modi 73rd Birthday: 8 Cheetahs from Namibia land in Gwalior, to be released by PM today | DETAILS


  • 8:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    California governor signs sweeping climate legislation

    Governor Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping package of bills Friday to expand California's reliance on clean energy and reduce carbon emissions, moves he said further establish the state as a global climate leader. The new laws include proposals aimed at reducing exposure to gas and oil pollution in communities of colour, expanding clean energy jobs and accelerating the state's timeline for getting most of its electricity from renewable energy sources. Newsom signed them following a record-breaking heat wave that forced California to rely more heavily on natural gas for its electricity production. "We could talk about the way the world should be and protest it,” Newsom said while standing underneath an array of solar panels. “Or we can actually make demonstrable progress.”


  • 7:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Vladimir Putin is further isolating himself from international community: White House

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is isolating himself from the international community, the White House said Friday a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told him that it is not the time for war in Ukraine. "Today's era is not an era of war, and I have spoken to you on the phone about this," Modi told Putin during their meeting in Samarkand on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit. "I know about your concerns. We want all of this to end as soon as possible," Putin told Modi.


  • 7:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    CM Yogi stresses need for 'drastic changes' in nursing, paramedical training

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said nursing and paramedical staff are the backbone of the health and medical system and there is a need for drastic changes in nursing and paramedical training keeping in view the future requirements. In view of this, instructions have been given to start 'Mission Niramaya' for comprehensive improvement in training of nurses and paramedics, according to an official statement released on Friday.


  • 7:02 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Uttar Pradesh: 3 dead due to electrocution in Gonda district

    Three people died due to electric shock after coming in contact with a broken wire in this district on Friday, police said. The incident took place in the Colonelganj police station area, they said. Circle Officer (CO) Munna Upadhyay told PTI that the deceased were identified as Vinay Kumar (25), his brother Sumit (20), residents of Kocha Kasimpur village, and their friend Shubham alias Raja (18).

  • 6:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rajasthan BJP to celebrate PM Modi's birthday as 'Seva Pakhwada'

    Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia said on Friday the party's state unit will celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday as 'Seva Pakhwada' from September 17 to October 2 during which the work of serving the needy will be undertaken. He said during the period, blood donation events, artificial limbs camps for differently-abled and other activities will be held. Cow vaccination camps to prevent the animals from lumpy skin disease will also be organised, Poonia said. Modi's birthday falls on Saturday (September 17). 


  • 6:34 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    India, China expressing concern about Ukraine war reflective of global concerns, says Blinken

    India and Chinese leaders expressing their concerns directly with the Russian leader about the war in Ukraine is reflective of global concerns about the effects of its aggression, US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Friday. "What you're hearing from China, from India, is reflective of concerns around the world about the effects of Russia's aggression on Ukraine – not just on the people of Ukraine, devastating as that's been, but on countries and people across the entire planet,” Blinken told reporters at a joint media availability with the Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi. "It's an aggression not just against Ukraine and its people, it's an aggression against the very principles of international relations that help keep peace and security,” he said. He was responding to a question on leaders of China and India expressing their concern about the war in Ukraine directly to Vladimir Putin. “Do you see this as a significant shift for Russia on the international stage?” he was asked.


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