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Sep 24, 2022 11:13 PM IST
Ankita Bhandari murder: 5 resorts sealed in Nainital on Uttarakhand CM’s instructions
Amid massive outrage over the murder of 19-year-old receptionist Ankita Bhandari by the son of a now-expelled BJP leader in Uttarakhand, the state government on Saturday sealed five resorts in the Nainital district.
Sep 24, 2022 10:41 PM IST
Three petrol bombs were thrown at house of RSS member in TN’s Madurai, reports ANI
A video showed man throwing three petrol bombs at the house of an RSS member in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai. Assistant Commissioner Shanmugam told to news agency ANI that no one were reported to be injured and investigation is under way.
Sep 24, 2022 09:21 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM Dhami called on Guv today, assured him on punishing culprits in receptionist murder case
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami called on Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmeet Singh at Raj Bhavan today. CM discussed several issues with the Governor and also assure him on punishing receptionist murder culprits.
Sep 24, 2022 07:47 PM IST
Russia to facilitate citizenship access for foreigners serving in Russian army, reports AFP
Russia to facilitate access to citizenship for foreigners serving in Russian army. It toughens punishment for those who voluntarily surrender and refuse to fight. According to AFP reports, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments toughening punishment for voluntary surrender and refusal to fight by up to 10 years in prison, just days after ordering a partial mobilisation.
Sep 24, 2022 07:32 PM IST
15-year-old girl found hanging on building wall at Lower Parel in Mumbai
A 15-year-old girl was reportedly found hanging on the terrace wall of a building in Mumbai’s Lower Parel, NM Joshi Marg Police said on Saturday. Police said no suicide note has been recovered yet and investigation is underway.
Sep 24, 2022 07:06 PM IST
‘Pakistan Zindabad’ in India will not be tolerated, says Maha Deputy CM Fadnavis
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ in Maharashtra and in the country will not be spared. Responding to the on-going PFI arrests, and slogans, he said action will be taken against those who raise them.
Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST
India stands committed to strengthen its partnership with United Nations: Jaishankar
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar at Showcasing India-UN Partnership in Action on Saturday said, “India stands committed to strengthen its partnership with United Nations to ensure a brighter future for the planet. We’ve full faith in the principles of UN & its charter. The world in our view is one family today.”
Sep 24, 2022 06:03 PM IST
CBI takes custody of ex-Mumbai Police chief Sanjay Pandey in NSE phone tapping case, reports PTI
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey has been taken into custody by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) phone tapping case, according to PTI reports. Sanjay Pandey was earlier arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) linked to the same case and is presently under Judicial Custody. Read more
Sep 24, 2022 05:38 PM IST
Indian-origin British minister Suella Braverman wins 1st Queen Elizabeth II award
Britain’s Indian-origin Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award at a ceremony in London.
Sep 24, 2022 05:13 PM IST
Iran police arrested more than 700 people over protests followed by death of woman in custody
Over 700 people have been detained by Iranian police in just one province after more than a week of demonstrations ever since a young woman died in custody, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. Police said there are 60 women among those who were arrested.
Sep 24, 2022 04:34 PM IST
Locals set BJP leader son’s resort ablaze in Rishikesh following arrests of accused in murder case
Locals on Saturday set Vantara resort in Rishikesh ablaze, which is owned by Pulkit Arya, the expelled BJP leader Vinod Arya’s son. Pulkit Arya is one of the three accused who were arrested for allegedly murdering a 19-year-old woman.
Sep 24, 2022 04:10 PM IST
Death toll of Iran’s protest crackdown by security forces reached 35
In a crackdown by Iran’s security forces following more than a week of protests that started with the murder of a young lady in detention, the official death toll has nearly doubled to 35, according to AFP reports.
Sep 24, 2022 03:32 PM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav will meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on September 25, in Delhi. In a statement given by the RJD chief, he said “Nitish Kumar and I will meet Sonia Gandhi. We are making all efforts to unite the opposition,”as he arrives in Delhi.
Sep 24, 2022 03:19 PM IST
Student opens fire on school Principal over a dispute in U.P’s Sitapur
A Class 12 student in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur opened fire on school Principal with an illegal weapon & fled away. ASP South NP Singh said the that there was dispute between the student & his classmate on Friday which was intervened by Principal which led to the incident. He said the injured Principal has been admitted to hospital and searches are underway for the student.
Sep 24, 2022 02:52 PM IST
Watch | Scorpio car gets washed away due to flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh’s Chiputa village
In a recorded video shared by ANI, a Scorpio car is seen getting washed away due to flash floods at Chiputa village in Lower Subansiri district in Arunachal Pradesh.
Sep 24, 2022 02:34 PM IST
BJP MP Hema Malini says, ‘ Tomorrow even Rakhi Sawant will become,” when asked about Kangana contesting from Mathura
BJP MP Hema Malini on Saturday commented about the speculation that bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut could contest elections from Mathura “Good, it is good…You want only film stars in Mathura. Tomorrow, even Rakhi Sawant will become,” she said to news agency ANI. Read more
Sep 24, 2022 01:46 PM IST
Drugs worth over ₹18 crore seized in Meghalaya in 4 months, 134 persons arrested: DGP
Drugs worth over ₹18 crore have been seized and 134 traffickers arrested in the last four months in Meghalaya, Director General of Police L R Bishnoi has said.
The seized drugs include 3.62 kg heroin, 4,500 kg ganja, 150 gm opium, 145 bottles of cough syrup and 11,902 amphetamines tablets. Thirty one vehicles, 90 mobile phones and cash ₹24.22 lakh was also seized during the period, the DGP said.
Sep 24, 2022 01:22 PM IST
Amid outrage, Uttarakhand BJP leader Vinod Arya expelled from party after son held in teen’s murder case
Ankita Bhandari murder case | BJP expels Vinod Arya and Ankit Arya – the father and brother of main accused Pulkit Arya – from the party with immediate effect.
Sep 24, 2022 01:16 PM IST
Outrage over Ankita Bhandari’s murder: Vanatara resort set on fire
Sep 24, 2022 12:36 PM IST
Meesho records 80% jump in sale with 88 lakh orders on day 1 of festive season sale
Softbank-backed e-commerce firm Meesho on Saturday said it registered around 80 per cent jump in the business with close to 87.6 lakh orders on Friday, the first day of its five-day festive season sale.
Sep 24, 2022 11:46 AM IST
Heavy rains, lightning kill at least 36 in northern India
Hazardous weather killed at least 36 people in northern India over the past 24 hours, including 12 who died after being struck by lightning, officials said as they warned of more heavy downpours in the coming days.
Across the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, some 24 people died after their homes collapsed amid unrelenting rains, Relief Commissioner Ranvir Prasad said.
Sep 24, 2022 10:28 AM IST
Protesting farmers in Haryana agree to lift blockade at national highway
Protesting farmers in Haryana agree to lift blockade at national highway after demands heeded.
Sep 24, 2022 10:24 AM IST
AAP’s Raghav Chadha mentions a Netflix show amid Punjab guv-CM stand-off
Over the last few days, Punjab has witnessed constant sparring between chief minister Bhagwant Mann and governor Banwarilal Purohit. This went a notch higher on Friday when the state governor sought the details of the agenda of the legislative business of the session called by the AAP government on September 27.
Sep 24, 2022 09:41 AM IST
India reports 4,912 new Covid cases in last 24 hours
India reports 4,912 new Covid cases in last 24 hours; active caseload at 44,436.
Sep 24, 2022 09:30 AM IST
US terminates designation of Afghanistan as major non-NATO ally
US President Joe Biden has terminated the designation of Afghanistan as a major non-NATO ally, more than a year after the Taliban captured power in Kabul.
In 2012, the United States named Afghanistan a major non-NATO (MNNA) ally, which cleared the way for the two countries to maintain a defence and economic relationship.
Sep 24, 2022 09:08 AM IST
Midnight demolition at resort of BJP leader’s son held for 19-yr-old’s murder, teen’s body found
Midnight demolition at resort of BJP leader’s son held for 19-yr-old’s murder, teen’s body found, reports ANI.
Sep 24, 2022 08:53 AM IST
PM Modi to address BJYM’s youth rally in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a youth rally in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and sound the Assembly election bugle for his party.
The ‘Yuva Vijay Sankalp Rally’ is being organised by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) at the Paddal Maidan in Mandi.
Sep 24, 2022 08:11 AM IST
“Obfuscates misdeeds in his own country”, India replies to Pakistan PM’s rant at UN
Indian delegate Mijito Vinito on Saturday called out Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif for ‘making false accusations against India’ during his address at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In a stern message, Vinito slammed Pakistan for sheltering terrorists behind the horrific 26/11 Mumbai attack and accused it of sponsoring cross-border terrorism.
Sep 24, 2022 07:23 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi begins the 17th day of ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’
Kerala: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi begins the 17th day of the party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra from Perambra Junction in Thrissur district.
Sep 24, 2022 06:48 AM IST
China says US sending ‘very wrong, dangerous signals’ on Taiwan
The United States is sending “very wrong, dangerous signals” on Taiwan, and the more rampant Taiwan independence activities are the less likely a peaceful settlement will be, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Sep 24, 2022 06:25 AM IST
Schools from Classes 1-8 in Gautam Buddha Nagar to remain closed
UP | Schools from Classes 1-8 in Gautam Buddha Nagar to remain closed today, September 24 due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging: District School Inspector
Sep 24, 2022 06:00 AM IST
Fire breaks out at auto parts godown in Vadodara
A major fire broke out at an automobile spare parts godown near Halol road in the Vadodara district of Gujarat on Thursday night.
As many as 11 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the flames.
Notably, no casualties have been reported so far.
Sep 24, 2022 05:54 AM IST
India’s Russian thermal coal imports set to fall for first time in 4 months, reports Reuters
India’s thermal coal imports from Russia are expected to fall for the first time in four months in September, Reuters reported quoting two research consultancies, which would result in potentially lower revenues for Moscow at a time it is mobilising more troops to fight in Ukraine.
Sep 24, 2022 05:36 AM IST
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off western Chile – EMSC
An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck off the coast of Ancud, Chile, on Friday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
The quake was about 157 km (97.6 miles) west-northwest of Ancud in Chile and had a shallow depth of 10 km (6.20 miles) EMSC added.