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Feb 17, 2022 02:41 PM IST
Karnataka HC begins hearing petitions challenging the ban on hijab in educational institutions in the state.
Karnataka High Court begins hearing petitions challenging the ban on hijab in educational institutions in the state, reports ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 01:26 PM IST
Veteran singer Bappi Lahiri cremated; fans, friends pay last respects
Legendary singer-composer Bappi Lahiri was cremated on Thursday afternoon, as family, friends and prominent members from Bollywood paid their last respects. The mortal remains of the ‘Disco King’ were taken in a truck decorated with flowers from his residence to Pawan Hans cremation ground for the last rites. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 01:05 PM IST
Govt has no understanding of economic policy: Manmohan Singh
They (BJP-led govt) have no understanding of economic policy. The issue is not limited to the nation. This govt has also failed on foreign policy. China is sitting at our border & efforts are being made to suppress it: Former PM Manmohan Singh
Feb 17, 2022 11:35 AM IST
SC sets aside HC order staying Haryana’s law on 75% quota in private jobs
The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside Punjab and Haryana high court’s order to stop Haryana’s 75 per cent quota for locals in private jobs, reports news agency ANI.
Feb 17, 2022 11:26 AM IST
Four persons arrested for firing at vehicle in Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar
Police arrested four persons for allegedly firing at a vehicle in the Lajpat Nagar area of the national capital on Wednesday.
Feb 17, 2022 10:35 AM IST
India removes limit on number of flights to/from Ukraine under air bubble agreement
The aviation ministry has removed restrictions on number of flights and seats between India and Ukraine in the air bubble agreement. “Indian airlines have been informed to mount the flights due to increase in demand. MoCA is facilitating in coordination with MEA,” a ministry official said. This comes amid the looming threat of Russian invasion in Ukraine. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 10:26 AM IST
DU begins offline classes after nearly two years
Delhi University reopens for all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses from today. “It’s about the vibe you get at college, can’t be experienced at home. I am coming for the first time,” says second-year student Kanan
Visuals from Kirori Mal College. pic.twitter.com/p6VFjYYvpY
— ANI (@ANI) February 17, 2022
Delhi University has begun offline classes for all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses from today. “It’s about the vibe you get at college, can’t be experienced at home. I am coming for the first time,” news agency ANI quoted a second-year student as saying.
Feb 17, 2022 08:59 AM IST
India reports 30,757 new Covid cases, 541 deaths in last 24 hours
India has reported 30,757 new cases of the coronavirus infection and 541 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the Union health ministry’s bulletin at 8am showed on Thursday. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 07:28 AM IST
Death toll in Kushinagar incident rises to 13
The death toll in the Kushinagar mishap has risen to 13. The incident took place on Wednesday during a wedding program wherein some people sitting on a slab fell after it broke due to the heavy load.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his condolences for the families of the victims.
“The accident in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh is heart-wrenching. I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives in this. With this, I wish the injured a speedy recovery. The local administration is involved in all possible help,” he said.
Feb 17, 2022 07:07 AM IST
‘Tukde tukde’: Himanta’s swipe at Priyanka over Channi’s ‘bhaiyas’ comment
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who recently came under fire for questioning Rahul Gandhi’s parentage has now attacked Priyanka Gandhi over her complicity in Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s ‘bhaiyas from UP, Bihar’ comment, the video of which went viral on Wednesday, courtesy the BJP leaders. Read more
Feb 17, 2022 06:27 AM IST
DU set to welcome students for offline classes after nearly 2 years
Delhi University is all set to reopen for offline classes on Thursday after remaining shut for nearly two years for the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Read more
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Indian authorities have been in talks with various airlines on increasing the number of flights from Ukraine to India to facilitate the return of Indian citizens
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 02:25 PM IST
Launching a sharp attack on the BJP-led Central Government, Manmohan Singh said that the govt has failed to resolve the border issue with China. “Relationships do not improve by giving hugs to politicians,” he added.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 01:36 PM IST
An Indian activist managed to get in touch with the kin three years ago, hoping to send Liton Bhumij home as soon as possible, but the paperwork got delayed due to the pandemic
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 01:57 PM IST
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- BMW X3 diesel will be made available at the company dealerships alongside petrol trims starting today.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 12:55 PM IST
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Updated on Feb 17, 2022 12:50 PM IST
Chitra Ramkrishna has come into the news after it has been revealed that she was steered by a Himalayan yogi in the appointment of Anand Subramanian as NSE’s group operating officer and advisor to the managing director when Chirta was the MD.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 12:15 PM IST
The staff at India’s foreign missions are being trained to keep a close watch on phishing attempts and ensure critical data is secure
Published on Feb 17, 2022 10:46 AM IST
- Shiva Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said political parties have failed the people of UP and Bihar, who are left with no choice other than to migrate “just like Indians wanting to go abroad”.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 10:22 AM IST