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May 13, 2022 07:33 PM IST
J&K administration to constitute SIT to probe killing Rahul Bhat, says LG Manoj Sinha
A decision has been taken to constitute special investigative team to probe all the aspects of the despicable terror attack, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said after public outrage over the killing of Rahul Bhat, a Kashmiri Pandit on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the J&K administration to provide a government job to Rahul Bhat’s wife in Jammu and financial assistance to the family. The government will bear educational expenses of the daughter.
May 13, 2022 07:25 PM IST
Ukraine war: India to reopen embassy in capital Kyiv, says MEA
The Indian Embassy in Ukraine, which was temporarily operating out of Warsaw in Poland, would resume its operations in Kyiv from May 17, the minister of external affairs said on Friday. Read More
May 13, 2022 07:22 PM IST
2 Lashkar terrorists from Pakistan eliminated in J&K’s Bandipora
The security forces on Friday eliminated two terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. The gunbattle erupted after the security forces launched a search operation in Brar in the Aragam area following inputs about the presence of terrorists. Read More
May 13, 2022 06:17 PM IST
Fire breaks out at building near Delhi’s Mundka metro station, 24 fire engines at spot
May 13, 2022 06:08 PM IST
4 die as bus carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims catch fire near J&K’s Katra
At least four persons died on Friday after a bus carrying pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine caught fire near Katra in Reasi district of Jammu & Kashmir. As many as 22 others were injured. Read More
May 13, 2022 05:54 PM IST
Russia advises against travel to UK
Russia’s foreign ministry on Friday advised its citizens against travel to the United Kingdom, citing London’s “unfriendly” stance as well as huge delays in visas for Russians.
“In order to avoid financial losses and other possible problems, we recommend that Russian citizens refrain, if possible, from travelling to the UK and trying to obtain British visas,” the foreign ministry said, adding that it will “act in the same way” with British citizens until the situation improves.
May 13, 2022 05:25 PM IST
2 die, 22 injured after a bus catches fire near Katra
May 13, 2022 04:05 PM IST
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died, country to begin 40-days of mourning
UAE President and ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away on Friday, local media reports quoting the Ministry of Presidential Affairs said. He was 73. Read More
May 13, 2022 03:49 PM IST
‘Will discuss alliance issues after strengthening own organisation’: Congress
Congress says it will discuss alliance issues after strengthening its own organisation and unifying its cadres as no partner will come “if you don’t have any investment,” reports news agency PTI.
May 13, 2022 03:37 PM IST
Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim gets bail in 2 cases
Faridkot court grants bail to jailed Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim in two sacrilege cases including Bargari sacrilege and derogatory posters case. He had secured bail in BIR theft case last week, now he has got bail in all three cases connected to Bargari 2015 sacrilege incident.
May 13, 2022 03:25 PM IST
Twitter deal on hold pending calculation of spam/fake accounts, tweets Elon Musk
May 13, 2022 03:09 PM IST
Trial of Russian soldier accused of killing civilian opens in Kyiv: Report
Trial of Russian soldier accused of killing civilian opens in Kyiv, first such trial since start of Ukraine war, reports news agency AP.
May 13, 2022 02:35 PM IST
‘BJP compelling people to live in fear’: Sonia Gandhi
Continuing her attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Sonia Gandhi also said that the party is “compelling people to live in fear.” She also accused BJP of “brutalising minorities, glorifying Gandhi ji’s killers.”
May 13, 2022 02:33 PM IST
Watch | Sonia Gandhi’s address at ‘Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir’
May 13, 2022 02:31 PM IST
At Congress’ Chintan Shivir, Sonia Gandhi slams Modi government over ‘maximum governance, minimum government’
At Congress’ Chintan Shivir, party’s interim president Sonia Gandhi slammed the Modi government over ‘maximum governance, minimum government.’ She also said that the ‘Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir’ gives the party “an opportunity to discuss amongst us the numerous challenges that the country is facing as a result of the policies of the BJP, RSS and its affiliates.”
May 13, 2022 01:57 PM IST
Khalistan slogan found written on a wall adjoining municipal council at Faridkot, Punjab
Khalistan slogan found written on a wall adjoining municipal council at Faridkot, Punjab. However, the MC officials immediately cover it with paint, while police is investigating the matter.
May 13, 2022 01:33 PM IST
SC seeks responses from centre, J&K administration on plea challenging delimitation move proposal
Supreme Court seeks responses from centre, J&K administration on plea challenging delimitation move proposal
May 13, 2022 01:22 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred 222km South of Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at around 12:39pm, 222km South of Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh.
May 13, 2022 12:43 PM IST
Special PMLA court allows Nawab Malik to get treated at a private hospital
Special PMLA court allows Maharashtra Minister & NCP leader Nawab Malik to get treated at a private hospital.
May 13, 2022 12:31 PM IST
Supreme Court refuses to postpone NEET exam
Supreme Court refuses to postpone NEET exam, says can’t cause hardships to thousands who’ve been preparing.
May 13, 2022 11:48 AM IST
Manish Sisodia writes to Amit Shah over ‘bulldozer drive’
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia writes to Union Home Minister Amit Shah in connection with “the ongoing bulldozer drive led by BJP-ruled MCD.
May 13, 2022 11:12 AM IST
Congress panel proposes ‘one person one post’
Ahead of Congress Chintan Shivir, panel led by Mallikarjun Kharge proposes ‘one party, one post’ formula’.
May 13, 2022 11:03 AM IST
Supreme Court declines a plea to immediately stop the Gyanvapi Mosque survey
Supreme Court declines a plea to immediately stop the Gyanvapi Mosque survey, agrees to list the matter in due course.
May 13, 2022 10:49 AM IST
J&K policeman dies after he was attacked by terrorists at his Pulwama home
Jammu and Kashmir policeman dies after he was attacked by terrorists at his Pulwama home, a day after a Kashmiri Pandit’s killing in Budgam.
May 13, 2022 10:16 AM IST
Sensex rises 587 points to 53,517 ; Nifty up 193 points to 16,001
In opening session, Sensex rises 587 points to 53,517 ; Nifty up 193 points to 16,001.
May 13, 2022 09:25 AM IST
J&K cop shot at by terrorist in Pulwama, hospitalised
A constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was hospitalised on Friday after being shot at by a terrorist in the Union territory’s Pulwama.
May 13, 2022 08:56 AM IST
India records slightly higher Covid-19 cases, 2,841 cases reported
2,841 new Covid cases in India in minor surge from yesterday; 9 deaths in 24 hours.
May 13, 2022 08:52 AM IST
UN holds emergency meeting on Taliban crackdown on women
The UN Security Council held an emergency closed meeting on Thursday on the Taliban’s latest crackdown on Afghan women.
May 13, 2022 08:26 AM IST
Peak power demand in Delhi hits season’s high of 6,780MW: Discoms
The peak power demand in Delhi rose to 6,780MW on Thursday, the year’s highest so far and a record for May, largely due to an increase in the usage of cooling appliances in view of the higher-than-normal daily temperatures. Read more
May 13, 2022 07:33 AM IST
Twitter’s two senior executives exit; hiring halted
Twitter confirmed that two senior executives are heading for the exit and it has paused most hiring, as Elon Musk stands poised to become the global messaging platform’s new owner.
May 13, 2022 06:47 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi greeted by party workers at Chittorgarh railway station
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was greeted by party workers at Chittorgarh railway station on his way to Udaipur for the party’s Chintan Shivir.
May 13, 2022 06:01 AM IST
Russia vows response if Finland joins NATO
Russia warned that it will be forced to take retaliatory “military-technical” steps if Finland joins NATO. Read more
May 13, 2022 05:35 AM IST
6 dead of ‘fever’ in North Korea as Covid-19 hits country
Six people die of ‘fever’ as Covid-19 hits North Korea, reported state media.
J&K administration to constitute SIT to probe killing of Rahul Bhat
J&K L-G Manoj Sinha also announced that it would provide a government job to Bhat’s wife in Jammu along with financial assistance to the family. The administration will bear the educational expenses of the deceased government employee’s daughter.
Published on May 13, 2022 07:43 PM IST
Crashed chopper was purchased in 2007, overhauled twice: Chhattisgarh officials
The said chopper was used by senior bureaucrats, ministers and the chief minister but chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has been using another chopper hired by the state government, people familiar with the matter said.
Published on May 13, 2022 07:27 PM IST
NIA files chargesheet against activist Khurram Parvez, decorated cop Arvind Negi
Negi was part of the probe team that carried out searches at rights activist Khurram Parvez’s residence in October 2020 as part of the NGO terror-funding case; apart from the agency’s larger conspiracy terror funding probe in J&K of 2017.
Updated on May 13, 2022 07:32 PM IST
Returning Jet Airways to have best possible app, site among Indian carriers: CEO
The airline in its old avatar was owned by Naresh Goyal and had operated its last flight on April 17, 2019. The Jalan-Kalrock Consortium is currently the promoter of Jet Airways.
Published on May 13, 2022 06:58 PM IST
Bride’s mother objects to 2 men dancing in wedding procession, stabbed to death
The incident happened in the Bargarh district of Odisha. The two neighbours of the bride’s family joined the wedding procession when members of the bridegroom’s party reached Salepali village.
Updated on May 13, 2022 06:44 PM IST
2 Lashkar terrorists from Pakistan eliminated in J&K’s Bandipora
Faisal, one of the slain terrorist, was involved in the killing of three policemen on December 10 last year and on February 11 at Gulshan Chowk and Nishat Park in the Bandipora town along with another Lashkar terrorist Haider.
Published on May 13, 2022 06:36 PM IST
Bengal BJP chief slammed for naming murdered woman he alleged was gang-raped
In the tweet, which was later removed, Majumdar alleged that the woman had been gang raped. He also claimed that she belonged to a tribal community.
Updated on May 13, 2022 06:53 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh mulls national anthem recital mandate in madrasas
- The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) MP unit president Vishnu Dutt Sharma said the national anthem should be recited at all educational institutions across the country.
Published on May 13, 2022 05:59 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
SC refuses to postpone NEET-PG exam, holds patient care to be paramount
‘How can we do this… any postponement will create chaos and uncertainty,’ Supreme Court said while hearing a petition to postpone the May 21 NEET-PG 2022 examination.
Updated on May 13, 2022 06:02 PM IST
Cong expels rebel KV Thomas, hours after he shared stage with Kerala CM
KV Thomas had earlier attended a seminar organised as part of the CPI (M) party congress in April, in defiance of a party diktat.
Published on May 13, 2022 05:51 PM IST
‘Deeply saddened’: PM Modi on death of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed
- Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said he is “deeply saddened” by the passing of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who has “always kept cordial relations with Kerala”.
Updated on May 13, 2022 06:18 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
Telangana’s mega Buddhist spiritual centre, Buddhavanam, to be inaugurated tomorrow
The project will be formally dedicated to the nation by Telangana industries and information technology minister K T Rama Rao, along with tourism minister V Srinivas Goud, energy minister G Jagadish Reddy and senior officials.
Updated on May 13, 2022 05:25 PM IST