JUN 24, 2021 08:24 PM IST
Strengthening grassroots democracy in J&K is a priority: PM Modi
After concluding the J&K all-party meet the Prime Minister said the strengthen grassroots democracy in J&K is the government’s priority. “Delimitation has to happen at a quick pace so that polls can happen and J&K gets an elected Government that gives strength to J&K’s development trajectory,” ANI said quoting PM Modi
JUN 24, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Meeting with J&K leaders going on for over 3 hrs indicates success: BJP leader Ram Madhav
JUN 24, 2021 06:16 PM IST
NHA proposedto share details of indigenously developed COWIN app with partner countries around the world: MEA
JUN 24, 2021 04:57 PM IST
Karnataka HC begins hearing Twitter MD’s petition against UP police notice
JUN 24, 2021 03:38 PM IST
J&K all-party meet called by PM Narendra Modi has begun
The J&K all party meet called by the Prime Minister has begun at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, reported ANI. PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti, National Conference’s Farooq Abdullah, Congress’ Ghulam Nabi Azad, and other leaders of Jammu and Kashmir are in attendance.
JUN 24, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Reliance expresses commitment to Green energy
Reliance has pledged commitment to ushering in green energy at the 44th Annual General Meeting. Mukesh Ambani said the company will be ushering in the new energy business “with the aim of bridging the green energy divide in India and globally”, just like Jio had bridged the digital divide.
JUN 24, 2021 02:53 PM IST
Reliance welcomes Saudi Aramco as strategic partner
Reliance welcomes Saudi Aramco as a strategic partner in its O2C business, announces Yasir Al-Rumayyan as independent director on RIL board, the company announced during its 44th AGM.
JUN 24, 2021 02:05 PM IST
Defence minister Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey of navy’s Seabird project
JUN 24, 2021 01:47 PM IST
Protestors including BJP workers hold demonstration over Navi Mumbai Airport name
Large group of protesters including BJP workers held a demonstration in Navi Mumbai on Thursday over the name of the international airport being built in the city. Heavy security has been deployed at the spot.
JUN 24, 2021 01:12 PM IST
National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah arrives in Delhi ahead of meet with PM
National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah arrived at his residence in Delhi on Thursday. He will participate in the all-party meeting of Jammu and Kashmir political parties, called by PM Narendra Modi, later on Thursday.
JUN 24, 2021 12:42 PM IST
Earthquake of 3.7 magnitude jolts Maharashtra’s Palghar district
An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Palghar in Maharashtra at 11:57am on Thursday, said National Center for Seismology.
JUN 24, 2021 12:18 PM IST
Class 12 boards: SC tells state boards to frame internal assessment scheme in 10 days, announce results by July 31
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all state boards that have cancelled Class 12 examinations to frame an assessment scheme based on internal assessment at the earliest and notify the same not later than 10 days from today. The apex court directed all states to announce results by July 31, the same timeline as fixed by CBSE and ICSE.
JUN 24, 2021 12:13 PM IST
Calcutta HC takes up West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s plea
Calcutta High Court has begun the hearing in the matter of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee challenging Nandigram results. Petitioner’s lawyer Singhvi mentioned instances that showed Justice Chanda has connections with BJP and mentioned a case where the Judge moved the intervention application on its behalf. Justice Chanda in the response said that the petitioner has the full right to move for recusal and rest assured, the matter will be decided judicially.
JUN 24, 2021 11:52 AM IST
No agenda for all party meet with PM: J-K Congress chief
Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir ahead of the meet with the Prime Minister said, “Unfortunately there is no agenda for (all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi). We have been told that it will be open and free debate.” Ghulam Nabi Azad and Tara Chand will attend the meeting along with him, Mir informed.
JUN 24, 2021 11:19 AM IST
BJP president arrives at party’s headquarters for meet with J-K leaders
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda has arrived at the party’s headquarters to attend a meeting with the Jammu and Kashmir leaders of the party.
JUN 24, 2021 11:16 AM IST
PM Modi interacts with participants of Toycathon 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun the virtual interaction with participants of Toycathon-2021, which aims to make India a hub for ideation and production of toys.
JUN 24, 2021 10:41 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi arrives at Surat court over ‘Modi surname’ row
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived at Surat court on Thursday to defend himself in a criminal defamation case over the ‘Modi surname’ remark.
JUN 24, 2021 10:14 AM IST
IMD predicts thunderstorm with light to moderate rain in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad
JUN 24, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Over 6.4 million Covid vaccine doses administered in 24 hours: Govt
JUN 24, 2021 09:29 AM IST
India reports 54,069 new Covid-19 cases, over 1,300 fatalities in 24 hours
India on Thursday reported 54,069 new Covid-19 infections and 1,321 deaths. The case tally of the country rose to 30,082,778 in the last 24 hours, as per the Covid dashboard of the health ministry.
JUN 24, 2021 09:03 AM IST
Over 1.8 million samples tested for Covid on June 23: ICMR
JUN 24, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Brazil reports record daily high of 115,228 new Covid-19 cases
Brazil reported a record daily high of 115,228 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours on Wednesday, pushing the national tally to 18,169,881, the country’s health ministry said.
JUN 24, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Calcutta HC to take up West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s plea today
Single bench of Justice Kausik Chanda is scheduled to hear the case in the matter of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee challenging Nandigram results on Thursday at 11am.
JUN 24, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Covid-19 spread in Sydney grows, minister tests positive
Australia’s New South Wales, the most populous state, reported double digit increase in new Covid-19 infections for the third consecutive day. The state government minister also tested positive and health minister moved into self isolation.
JUN 24, 2021 07:01 AM IST
Mizoram reported 4,302 total Covid-19 active cases
Mizoram reported 4,302 total Covid-19 active cases, 1 death and 110 recoveries, yesterday.
Total cases 18,398
Total recoveries 14,010
Death toll 87
JUN 24, 2021 06:47 AM IST
US agency allows some H-1B visa seekers to re-submit their applications
A federal US body has announced that it will allow some foreign guest workers to re-submit their applications for the H-1B visa, the most sought-after non-immigrant visa among Indian IT professionals.
JUN 24, 2021 06:18 AM IST
Covid-19 cluster worsens in Australian city
A state government minister has been infected with Covid-19 and another minister is in isolation as a cluster in the Australian city of Sydney worsens.
JUN 24, 2021 06:02 AM IST
Mexico to donate 400,000 Covid-19 vaccine shots to Central America
Mexico will donate over 400,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses on Thursday to the so-called Northern Triangle Central American nations of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, the Mexican foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
JUN 24, 2021 05:11 AM IST
Indigenous group in Canada announces discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves
A Canadian indigenous group announced on Wednesday the “horrific and shocking discovery” of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school, just weeks after the discovery of other children’s remains shook the country.
JUN 24, 2021 05:02 AM IST
WHO raises concerns over Sputnik V manufacturing plant
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised concerns over a manufacturing plant responsible for filling the vials with the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine.