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Updated on Jun 08, 2022 10:49 PM IST
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Jun 08, 2022 10:49 PM IST
No let-up in heatwave in Delhi, UP and these states tomorrow as well: 5 facts
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said the heatwave conditions will continue in Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh till Thursday and in Odisha till Friday. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 09:57 PM IST
Water supply to be hit in parts of Delhi from tomorrow. Check details
Water supply will be affected in parts of Delhi starting Thursday due to the depletion of water level at the Wazirabad pond following reduction in the release of raw water by Haryana in the Yamuna, the Delhi Jal Board said on Wednesday. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 08:47 PM IST
China releases world’s ‘most detailed’ map of Moon
China has released a new comprehensive geologic map of the moon, the “most detailed” to date, which is expected to make a vital contribution to scientific research, exploration and landing site selection on the Earth’s only natural satellite. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 07:52 PM IST
Siddu Moosewala murder: Lawrence Bishnoi is mastermind behind the killing, ANI cites Delhi Police
Siddu Moosewala murder: Lawrence Bishnoi is mastermind behind the killing…Maharashtra Police has been given one Mahakaal’s 14-day police custody remand. He is a close associate of one of the shooters, but he’s not involved in the killing: HGS Dhaliwal, Special CP, Delhi Police
Jun 08, 2022 07:10 PM IST
At 1,765, Mumbai sees another big jump in daily Covid-19 cases; reports zero death for 3rd straight day
Maharashtra records 2,701 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in nearly four months; Mumbai sees 1,765 fresh infections, up from 1,242 a day ago. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 06:07 PM IST
Al-Qaeda threatens India and Bangladesh, the suspect is Pakistan
On Sunday, the proscribed Al Qaeda in the sub-continent (AQIS) released a statement condemning Bangladesh government for sentencing seven “innocent” persons to death for killings of Islamophobes Shafiul Islam Lilion and Ananta Bijoy on charges of blasphemy. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 05:07 PM IST
Indian shares mark fourth day of losses as RBI hikes rate
Indian shares ended lower for a fourth session on Wednesday after the central bank’s second rate hike in as many months fanned fears that more tightening might choke economic growth, Reuters reported.
Jun 08, 2022 04:25 PM IST
Cabinet approves MSPs for Kharif marketing season 2022-23
The Centre has approved the minimum support prices for the Kharif marketing season 2022-23, stating that the rates are at least 1.5 times of the weighed average cost of production. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 03:54 PM IST
India could soon allow wheat exports of 1.2 million T – government, trade sources
India could soon allow traders to ship out around 1.2 million tonnes of wheat as it seeks to clear cargoes stuck at ports since last month’s sudden ban of exports of the grain, government and trade sources said on Wednesday, Reuters reported.
Jun 08, 2022 02:41 PM IST
17-year-old girl gang-raped on moving bus in Bihar, 4 arrested
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped on a moving bus in Bihar, police said on Wednesday, PTI reported.
Jun 08, 2022 02:18 PM IST
Assam widens frontline-worker category for Covid booster dose
In view of rising Covid-19 cases, the Assam government has widened the ambit of the ‘frontline worker’ category, allowing more people to be included in the 18-59 age bracket for booster doses at state-run vaccine centres, PTI reported.
Jun 08, 2022 02:12 PM IST
Bus falls into deep ravine in southwest Pakistan, killing 22
A speeding bus veered off a narrow mountain road and plummeted into a ravine in a remote area of southwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing 22 passengers including women and children, AP reported.
Jun 08, 2022 01:47 PM IST
Mumbai Police crime branch in Delhi to interrogate Lawrence Bishnoi
Mumbai Police crime branch in Delhi to interrogate Lawrence Bishnoi in connection with threat letter to Salman Khan.
Jun 08, 2022 01:19 PM IST
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway blocked due to stone slide
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway blocked near Samroli, Udhampur following stone slide.
Jun 08, 2022 12:37 PM IST
Massive fire breaks out at godown in Bhiwandi, Thane
A massive fire breaks out at a plastic godown in Bhiwandi, Thane, 4 fire tenders present at the spot; no casualties reported, says ANI.
Jun 08, 2022 12:02 PM IST
BJP names seven Uttar Pradesh ministers for legislative council polls
BJP names seven Uttar Pradesh ministers, including Yogi Adityanath’s deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, for legislative council polls.
Jun 08, 2022 11:53 AM IST
Sidhu Moose Wala: Hundreds of people have gathered at the new grain market in Mansa on Bhog ceremony
Hundreds of people have gathered at the new grain market in Mansa on Bhog ceremony of the murdered Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala on Wednesday.
Jun 08, 2022 10:51 AM IST
Antim Ardas’ of Sidhu Moose Wala is being held at his residence
‘Antim Ardas’ of Sidhu Moose Wala is being held at his residence in Moosa village of Mansa district.
Jun 08, 2022 10:05 AM IST
RBI raises policy repo rate by 50 basis points
Reserve Bank raises policy repo rate by 50 basis points, up to 4.9% from 4.4%.
Jun 08, 2022 09:59 AM IST
Social activist Anna Hazare to arrive in Delhi on June 19
Social activist Anna Hazare to arrive in Delhi on 19th June. He will hold a 1-day training camp for his new organisation ‘Rashtriya Lokandolan’, reported ANI.
Jun 08, 2022 08:58 AM IST
India sees nearly 40% jump in daily Covid cases with 5.233 fresh infections
India sees nearly 40% jump in daily Covid cases with 5.233 fresh infections; 7 deaths in 24 hours.
Jun 08, 2022 08:43 AM IST
PM Modi listens to Muslim countries, not Muslims of India: Owaisi
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said the BJP took action again Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal only after Muslim countries raised their voices. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 07:48 AM IST
Al-Qaeda threatens suicide attacks
Terror outfit Al-Qaeda in the Subcontinent (AQIS) threatened suicide attacks in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai and Delhi to “fight for the dignity of our Prophet” amid brewing controversy over the remarks by BJP leaders on the founder of Islam, news agency ANI reported. Read more
Jun 08, 2022 07:06 AM IST
Online game addict 16-year-old boy shot dead mother
Lucknow Online game addict 16-year-old minor boy shot dead his 35-year-old mother when she opposed him of playing game in a residential colony.
Jun 08, 2022 05:57 AM IST
RBI likely to up rates today
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India will announce an increase in interest rates on June 8.
3 Maoists killed in encounter in MP’s Balaghat
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a gallantry award and out of turn promotions for the policemen involved in the incident
Published on Jun 20, 2022 02:55 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Situation in Delhi is normal, won’t tolerate anarchy, say police
Suman Nalwa, PRO, Delhi Police, said the force received prior intelligence inputs groups from other states would protest in the city against the Agnipath military recruitment scheme.
Published on Jun 20, 2022 02:46 PM IST
BJP trying to create armed cadre base through ‘Agnipath’ scheme, alleges Mamata
Mamata Banerjee also hit out at the BJP over Kailash Vijayvargiya’s remarks of giving priority to ‘Agniveers’ while allocating the work of guarding the BJP offices, asking whether the BJP plans to hire ‘Agniveer’ soldiers as “watchmen” at its party offices, after their four-year service period.
Published on Jun 20, 2022 02:34 PM IST
Watch: Priyanka Gandhi gives party supporter a ride amid Agnipath protests
As Rahul Gandhi appeared before the ED on Monday for a fourth round of questioning in the National Herald case, party workers and supporters continued their ‘Satyagraha’ protests.
Published on Jun 20, 2022 02:32 PM IST
Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Swati Bhasin
Anxiety over quality and quantity of jobs may be behind Agnipath protests
The reforms were announced at a time with the economy is coping with the pandemic’s disruption which has heightened economic anxieties, especially for those at the bottom of the pyramid. Here are four charts which explain this in detail
Updated on Jun 20, 2022 02:17 PM IST
Roshan Kishore and Abhishek Jha
Assam: 2 policemen washed away by flood waters, bodies found
Nagaon district has been severely affected by the ongoing devastating flood Assam, with 3,64,459 people impacted by river Kopili which is flowing above the highest flood level at Kampur.
Published on Jun 20, 2022 01:51 PM IST
PM Modi gets grand welcome in Bengaluru, will unveil big ticket projects next
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil several big ticket projects in Bengaluru including the country’s ‘one and only and first air conditioned railway station’ located in Bayyappana Halli.
Updated on Jun 20, 2022 01:26 PM IST
Rail, road traffic hit; tight security for Agnipath-Bharat Bandh stir: Top 10
Bharat Bandh: Several states have seen heightened security to quell the demonstrations against Agnipath military recruitment scheme.
Published on Jun 20, 2022 01:21 PM IST