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Mar 19, 2022 07:41 PM IST
Watch: PM Narendra Modi speaks at the India-Japan Economic Forum, in Delhi
Mar 19, 2022 07:04 PM IST
Delhi reports 61 new cases and one death
Mar 19, 2022 06:45 PM IST
CBSE Class 12 Term 1 results out. Check updates
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the Class 12 term 1 examination result today.
Mar 19, 2022 06:21 PM IST
SP to hold meeting of newly elected MLAs, legislative council members on Mar 26
The Samajwadi Party has convened a meeting on March 26 and it is expected to review its performance in the recently-concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly polls and plan for the upcoming legislative council elections, reports news agency PTI.
Mar 19, 2022 06:08 PM IST
Indo-Japan economic ties discussed in PM Modi-Kishida meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Saturday. Read more
Mar 19, 2022 05:52 PM IST
PM Modi and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida hold talks at Hyderabad House in Delhi.
#WATCH | Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida hold the 14th Annual Summit, at Hyderabad House in Delhi.
“Another step toward advancing the India-Japan partnership – a partnership for peace, prosperity and progress!” says MEA pic.twitter.com/U3A2z89AEn
— ANI (@ANI) March 19, 2022
Mar 19, 2022 04:59 PM IST
Punjab govt appoints Dr. Anmol Rattan Sidhu, as the new Advocate General of the state, with immediate effect
Punjab Government appoints Dr. Anmol Rattan Sidhu, Senior Advocate of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, as the new Advocate General of the state, with immediate effect. pic.twitter.com/D0hb1JIk17
— ANI (@ANI) March 19, 2022
Mar 19, 2022 04:47 PM IST
25,000 government jobs – Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, cabinet’s first announcement
The Bhagwant Mann government in Punjab on Saturday passed a proposal of providing a total of 25,000 government jobs in its first cabinet meeting, the chief minister’s office said. Read more
Mar 19, 2022 04:07 PM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrives in Delhi on a two-day visit
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrived in India on Saturday, he will take part in the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit, besides holding bilateral talks with PM Narendra Modi, reports news agency ANI.
Mar 19, 2022 03:51 PM IST
Kerala: MoS V Muraleedharan meets people protesting against K-Rail Silver line project in Kottayam
Kerala | MoS V Muraleedharan meets people protesting against K-Rail Silver line project in Kottayam
Central govt hasn’t approved the project. It’ll create ecological issues & render many homeless. If state govt goes ahead, BJP will mobilise people & thwart such efforts, he says pic.twitter.com/op1MGUe1XM
— ANI (@ANI) March 19, 2022
Mar 19, 2022 02:56 PM IST
Bhagwant Mann’s first Cabinet meeting begins in Chandigarh
Mar 19, 2022 02:42 PM IST
Zoji La pass on the Srinagar-Leh highway reopens for traffic movement of defence vehicle
Zoji La pass on the Srinagar-Leh highway has been reopened for the traffic movement of defence vehicles
It’s a record that it has reopened after 73 days. Earlier Ladakh used to cut off for 6 months, but last year we reduced it to 110 days and this time just 73 days: DG, BRO pic.twitter.com/9eptGZdVVh
— ANI (@ANI) March 19, 2022
Mar 19, 2022 02:36 PM IST
BJP releases list of candidates for biennial elections to legislative councils of Uttar Pradesh
Mar 19, 2022 11:13 AM IST
8 dead, more than 20 injured in bus accident in Karnataka’s Tumkur district
Eight died and more than 20 were critically injured, including students, after a bus overturned near Pavagada in Tumkur district, reported ANI quoting Tumkur Police. Further details awaited.
Mar 19, 2022 10:34 AM IST
Amit Shah participates in CRPF Raising Day parade
Mar 19, 2022 09:10 AM IST
India sees nearly 18% decline in daily Covid cases with 2,075 new infections
India reported 2,075 new Covid cases and 71 related deaths on Friday, according to health ministry data. This marks an almost 18% decline in infections from the previous day.
Mar 19, 2022 08:27 AM IST
China reports first Covid deaths in more than one year
China reported two Covid-19 deaths on Friday, the first recorded rise in the death toll since January 2021. The Covid deaths, both in northeastern Jilin province, bring China’s coronavirus death toll to 4,638.
Mar 19, 2022 07:36 AM IST
Amit Shah to participate in 83rd Raising Day program of CRPF in Jammu
Union home minister Amit Shah will participate in the 83rd Raising Day program of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu at 9.30am.
Mar 19, 2022 06:53 AM IST
Bolsonaro says Brazil ban on Telegram app ‘inadmissible’
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has deemed the country’s Supreme Court ban on popular messaging service Telegram as “inadmissible”, reported AFP. Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered internet providers and digital stores to block the app.
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Strengthen security grid to stop cross-border infiltration: Shah at J&K meet
Union home minister Amit Shah’s visit to the Valley comes at a time when there are intelligence reports indicating smuggling of improvised explosive devices from across the LOC. The IEDs and other weapons are being sent from across the border to carry out terror attacks in J&K and other parts of the country
Published on Mar 19, 2022 07:06 PM IST
War offers rare chance for agri-export boom, and risks too
India is set to export a record 7 million tonne of wheat this year, higher than the previous record of 6.5 million tonne in 2012-13.
Updated on Mar 19, 2022 06:45 PM IST
4 arrested for murder of Kabaddi player Sandeep Singh Sandhu
- The Punjab Police said that three people have also been booked as main conspirators in the killing of the Kabaddi player.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 05:56 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
Pastor killed by Maoists in Bastar’s Bijapur: Chhattisgarh police
The deceased was dragged out of his house and attacked with sharp-edged weapons by the Maoists, who suspected that he might be a police informer.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 05:53 PM IST
Progress in Indo-Japan ties limitless, PM Modi tells his Japanese counterpart
Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida is expected to announce an investment of 42 billion dollars in India over a period of five years. He is also expected to agree to a 300 billion yen loan and also sign an energy cooperation document related to carbon reduction
Updated on Mar 19, 2022 07:20 PM IST
‘What’s wrong with saffron?’ asks Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu
Indians must give up their “colonial mindset” and learn to take pride in their Indian identity, the vice president said in his address after inaugurating the South Asian Institute of Peace and Reconciliation at the Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya here.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 04:41 PM IST
SC issues notice on daughters’ plea to trace elderly mother
89-year-old Vaidehi Singh, a resident of Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, was brought to Delhi’s Gangaram hospital for treatment last month but remains untraced after February 26 when she was moved to an undisclosed location by her son.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 04:37 PM IST
‘Goons still threatening us’: Official at ISKON temple in Bangladesh’s Dhaka
ISKCON Kolkata vice-president Radharamn Das has condemned the incident at the Dhaka temple and said these attacks are of grave concern
Published on Mar 19, 2022 04:35 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
100 endangered vultures killed by suspected insecticide poisoning in Assam
The vultures belonged to the Himalayan Griffon species while the eagle was a Stepee Eagle—both birds are listed in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 as endangered species that need rigorous protection.
Updated on Mar 19, 2022 04:32 PM IST
Congress, BJP name candidates for Rajya Sabha polls in Assam
The BJP has named its spokesperson Pabitra Margherita for one of the two Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant on April 2. While Margherita’s victory is almost certain, the BJP’s alliance partner UPPL’s Rwngwra Narzary and the Congress’ Ripun Bora will have to battle it out for the second seat.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 03:55 PM IST
‘Why no film on exodus of Bengali Hindus?’: Taslima Nasreen on Kashmir Files
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, who is critical of her community, drew a parallel between the migration of Kashmiri Pandits from Valley and the exodus of Bengali Hindus from Bangladesh, after watching Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 03:44 PM IST
‘Old photos, baseless’: Akhilesh Yadav ally OP Rajbhar on meeting Amit Shah
- In the recently concluded election – the BJP stormed to power for a second consecutive term despite winning fewer seats than it did in 2017 – Rajbhar’s party won six constituencies.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 03:37 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
‘Special model, PM Kejriwal by 2024…’: New Punjab ministers share agenda
Ajnala MLA Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said he would focus on education and health.
Published on Mar 19, 2022 02:17 PM IST
India’s oil imports from US to rise by 11% amid criticism over Russia purchase
India oil imports: India buys most of its oil from the Middle East, but the US has emerged as the fourth-biggest source, Reuters said
Updated on Mar 19, 2022 02:05 PM IST