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Mar 07, 2022 09:18 PM IST
BJP president Nadda chairs meeting with party leaders in J&K
BJP national president JP Nadda chairs a meeting with party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir’s Katra. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh also present in the meeting.
Mar 07, 2022 07:46 PM IST
Maharashtra records 225 new Covid-19 cases, no fresh death
Maharashtra records 225 new Covid-19 as total tally rises to 7,869,038, while death toll remains at 143,740 with no fresh fatality.
Mar 07, 2022 06:47 PM IST
J&K: Police bust LeT-linked grenade throwing module
Police in Awantipora have busted a grenade-throwing module linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT by arresting four terrorist associates and thereby averted major catastrophic terror attacks: Jammu & Kashmir Police
Mar 07, 2022 06:07 PM IST
Kerala logs 1223 new Covid-19 cases and 4 deaths
Kerala reports 1223 fresh Covid-19 cases, 2424 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. Also, 20 additional deaths added as per the new guidelines of the central government
Mar 07, 2022 05:35 PM IST
General SF Rodrigues: Ex-army chief laid to rest
Former army chief, General (retired) SF Rodrigues laid to rest with full military honours in Goa. He passed away on March 4 at the age of 88.
Mar 07, 2022 04:13 PM IST
International Women’s Day: PM Modi to address seminar
PM Narendra Modi to address a seminar on International Women’s Day, March 8, at women saint’s camp at Dhordo, Kutch at 6 PM through video conference. The seminar is being organised to recognise the role of women saints in the society and their contribution towards women empowerment: PMO
Mar 07, 2022 03:49 PM IST
India-Sri Lanka SLINEX naval exercise begins in Vizag
Indian and Sri Lankan navies begin 9th edition of SLINEX maritime exercise in Vizag. First leg at Harbour’s Phase in the city on March 7 and 8, second leg in Bay of Bengal on March 9 and 10.
Mar 07, 2022 03:15 PM IST
Ex-NSE boss sent to 7-day CBI custody
Former NSE boss Chitra Ramkrishna sent to CBI custody for 7 days in stock market manipulation case.
Mar 07, 2022 02:31 PM IST
Rajya Sabha elections on March 31
Biennial elections to 13 vacant seats in Rajya Sabha to be held on March 31, announces Election Commission.
Mar 07, 2022 01:41 PM IST
SC expresses concerns against fake medical certificates to avail Covid-19 ex-gratia
The Supreme court on Monday warned against the misuse of its order to get ex-gratia compensation for Covid-19 death on the basis of fake medical certificate, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 01:20 PM IST
Nawab Malik sent to ED custody till March 21 in money laundering case
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, arrested in a money laundering case linked to Dawood Ibrahim has been sent to judicial custody till March 21.
Mar 07, 2022 12:58 PM IST
Union Territory of Puducherry reports zero fresh Covid-19 cases
Union Territory of Puducherry reports zero fresh Covid-19 cases, reports news agency PTI.
Mar 07, 2022 12:39 PM IST
PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of JanAushadhi Yojana via video conference
On the occasion of Jan Aushadhi Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Jan Aushadhi Kendra owners and beneficiaries of the Jan Aushadhi Yojana.
Mar 07, 2022 12:37 PM IST
Students appear for West Bengal Board Madhyamik exams after two years
Students appear for West Bengal Board Madhyamik exams after two years. The exams will continue till March 16.
Visuals from Siliguri Girls High School, West Bengal pic.twitter.com/3Jevo22KeA
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2022
Mar 07, 2022 11:59 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh: 3 held for smuggling marijuana from Nepal
Three persons have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra for smuggling marijuana from Nepal, police informed on Sunday. 18.980 kilograms of marijuana worth ₹95 lakh, one mobile and four roadways tickets have been recovered from the accused, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 11:34 AM IST
BSF shoots down Pakistani drone in Punjab’s Ferozpur, contraband recovered
Troops of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday shot down a quadcopter (drone) in the Ferozpur sector carrying contraband items, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 11:14 AM IST
BJP MLAs stage protest at Maharashtra Assembly against MVA government, demand resignation of state minister Nawab Malik
Mumbai | Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs stage protest at Maharashtra Assembly against MVA government, demand resignation of state minister Nawab Malik pic.twitter.com/0UYcGJ9Emg
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2022
Mar 07, 2022 10:52 AM IST
Delhi High Court dismisses Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s plea challenging CAT’s order transferring his case to Delhi from Kolkata
Delhi High Court dismisses plea of former West Bengal Chief Secy Alapan Bandyopadhyay challenging Central Administrative Tribunal Principal Bench order on transfer of his case application from CAT Kolkata to Delhi branch, reports ANI.
Mar 07, 2022 10:21 AM IST
Rupee slumps 81 paise to 76.98 against US dollar in early trade
Rupee slumps 81 paise to 76.98 against US dollar in early trade, reports news agency PTI.
Mar 07, 2022 09:43 AM IST
Oil prices jump more than $10 a barrel, shares sink as US mulls calling for ban on imports of crude from Russia
Oil prices jump more than $10 a barrel, shares sink as US mulls calling for ban on imports of crude from Russia, reports AP.
Mar 07, 2022 09:22 AM IST
India reports 4,362 Covid cases, 66 deaths in 24 hours
India reports 4,362 new cases of covid-19 , and 66 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active cases now stand at 54,118, according to Union health ministry.
Mar 07, 2022 08:26 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold post budget talks today
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a post-budget interaction with stakeholders belonging to industry and trade, large tax payers and select professionals today.
Mar 07, 2022 07:37 AM IST
China cases rise by most since Wuhan outbreak
China reported its highest daily tally of coronavirus infections since the Wuhan outbreak at the start of the pandemic, reports Bloomberg.
Mar 07, 2022 07:12 AM IST
PM Modi to join a programme to mark the ‘Jan Aushadhi Diwas’ today
PM Narendra Modi to join a programme to mark the ‘Jan Aushadhi Diwas’ at 12:30pm today; will interact with Jan Aushadhi Kendra owners & beneficiaries of the scheme via video conferencing.
(File Pic) pic.twitter.com/5txottw05w
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2022
Mar 07, 2022 06:41 AM IST
Kamala Harris marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary in Selma
Vice President Kamala Harris has visited Selma, Alabama to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for the right to vote, making her trip as congressional efforts to restore the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act have faltered, reports PTI.
Mar 07, 2022 06:02 AM IST
Israel detects first polio case since 1989
Israel’s ministry of health on Sunday said that a new case of polio has been detected in a 4-year-old child in Jerusalem, reports ANI.
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BJP again for UP, Akhilesh Yadav party 2nd, Congress in disarray: Exit polls
UP exit polls 2022: Yogi Adityanath is eyeing to retain the state for a second straight term while it’s yet to be seen if either Akhilesh Yadav or Mayawati can return to power.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 08:19 PM IST
BSF constable shoots colleague, kills self in West Bengal
BSF head constable Johnson Toppo of 117 battalion shot head constable HG Shekharan of the same battalion before killing self with his service rifle.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 08:09 PM IST
Bengal Assembly: Governor’s speech interrupted for an hour amid BJP protests
West Bengal BJP legislators staged a protest in the well of the House raising allegations of violence and rigging during the recently-held civic polls.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 08:37 PM IST
HT This Day: March 10, 1968 — Navy ready, waiting to go
Negotiations having failed so far, the Indian Navy is ready with a contingency plan to rescue the 21 Indian and 11 other sailors held hostage on a cargo ship by Somalian sea pirates since late last month. Only sketchy details are known about the February 26 hijack. The fate of the Indians is also unclear.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 07:11 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi
HT This Day: March 09, 1968 — Mia returns home a convert
Mahesh Yogs has now in the West at least one famous and convinced disciple in the person of the beautiful and charming Mia Farrow
Published on Mar 07, 2022 07:05 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent, London
HT This Day: March 08 2006 — 2 blasts in Varanasi, 28 dead, no claim yet
Twp powerful bombs went off within minutes of each other — at the famous Sankat Mochan temple and the Cantonment Railway Station — in Varanasi on Tuesday evening, killing at least 28 people and injuring 100 others Late-night reports said the death toll could be higher
Published on Mar 07, 2022 06:58 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent, Varanasi
Sushmita Dev questions Assam foreigners’ tribunal notice to 80-year-old woman
An Assam foreigners’ tribunal sent a notice to 80-year-old Akol Rani Namasudra asking her to prove her Indian citizenship.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 06:07 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha
BSF jawan kills self, colleague at camp along Bangladesh border
The incident took place around 6:45 am at the Kakmarichar Border Security Force (BSF) camp along the India-Bangladesh front.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 05:09 PM IST
Indian doctor refuses to leave Ukraine without his pet jaguar and panther
Russia-Ukraine war: Dr Girikumar Patil, who is from Andhra Pradesh, went to Ukraine in 2007 to study medicine. His jaguar is a 20 months-old male while the panther is a female aged six months.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 04:45 PM IST
Nawab Malik remanded to judicial custody till March 21
ED officials on Monday produced Malik before special PMLA judge Rahul Rokade, as his custody was nearly over. Special counsel for the agency, advocate Sunil Gonsalves urged the court to remand the 62-year-old NCP leader to judicial custody.
Published on Mar 07, 2022 04:09 PM IST