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Apr 14, 2022 11:04 PM IST
Girl who jumped off Delhi Metro station succumbs to injuries
Delhi | A girl who had jumped off Akshardham Metro station earlier today has now succumbed to her injuries. She was a resident of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, worked in Haryana’s Gurugram, and had quit her job recently: DCP Metro Jitendra Mani
— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2022
A girl, who jumped off the Akshardham Metro station in Delhi earlier on Thursday, succumbed to her injuries.
Apr 14, 2022 10:45 PM IST
K’taka contractor death: Cong to continue protests till minister is arrested
The Congress said on Thursday that it will continue to protest in Karnataka till state panchayat raj minister K S Eshwarappa, who is facing charges of abetment to suicide in connection with death of contractor Satosh Patil, is arrested and booked for murder.
Apr 14, 2022 08:57 PM IST
Delhi’s daily Covid tally continues to surge with 325 new cases
Delhi’s daily Covid-19 tally continued to surge on Thursday after 352 fresh cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 18,67,206, according to the health department’s bulletin. Thursday’s case count is 26 more than that of Wednesday’s when 299 infections were seen.
However, this the second consecutive day that no fatalities were recorded and the toll remain unchanged at 26,158.
Apr 14, 2022 08:28 PM IST
4 more FIRs registered against Digvijaya Singh for tweets on Khargone violence
The police have registered four more FIRs against Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for his tweets on the Khargone violence. In total, nine FIRs have been registered against him.
Apr 14, 2022 07:51 PM IST
Maharashtra adds 103 new Covid-19 cases, 5 more deaths
Maharashtra on Thursday added 103 new Covid-19 cases and five more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 78,75,551 and 1,47,826 respectively.
Apr 14, 2022 07:29 PM IST
Punjab CM to visit schools in Delhi on April 18, says Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday that his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann will visit Delhi government schools on April 18 to see remarkable improvement in them.
Apr 14, 2022 06:41 PM IST
Delhi govt issues advisory for private schools in view of rising Covid-19 cases
Directorate of Education, Delhi Govt issues advisory to all pvt schools in wake of rising #COVID19 cases
“If any COVID case noticed/reported to school authority the same must be intimated to Directorate& concerned wing or school as a whole must be closed down for the time being” pic.twitter.com/2NcbCOWsFn
— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2022
The Delhi government on Thursday issued an advisory to all private schools in the national capital, in view of rising Covid-19 cases. The advisory, issued by the government’s directorate of education said, “If any Covid case noticed/reported to school authority the same must be intimated to Directorate and concerned wing or school as a whole must be closed down for the time being.”
Apr 14, 2022 06:30 PM IST
K’taka contractor suicide: Minister KS Eshwarappa to handover resignation to CM tomorrow
Karnataka panchayat raj minister KS Eshwarappa, who has been caught in row over contractor’s Santosh Patil’s suicide, said on Friday that he will submit his resignation to chief minister Bommai on Friday.
Apr 14, 2022 06:21 PM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann rules out possibility of govt purchasing new vehicles for ministers
CM ruled out any possibility of state govt purchasing any new vehicles for Ministers. He said that opposition was baselessly spreading such canards in dearth of any issue against the Punjab Govt. Bhagwant Mann said that there was no such move by the state government: Punjab CMO pic.twitter.com/h9V2bHrlsg
— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2022
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann has ruled out the possibility of the state government purchasing any new vehicles for its ministers, the chief minister’s office (CMO) said on Thursday.
Apr 14, 2022 05:45 PM IST
13 people injured in cylinder blast in Delhi’s Jamia Nagar, fire tenders at spot
Thirteen people were injured after a cylinder blast was reported in Delhi’s Jamia Nagar on Thursday. According to the Delhi Fire Services, the injured have been moved to a nearby hospital.
Apr 14, 2022 05:41 PM IST
Shopian encounter update: 4 terrorists killed so far, search ops on, say Police
The Jammu and Kashmir Police said that two more terrorists were killed in the Shopian encounter, taking the total count to four. The police added that search operations are going on and more details will follow.
Apr 14, 2022 05:22 PM IST
Some people conspiring to incite riots in Madhya Pradesh, says CM Chouhan
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan appealed to the residents of the state to maintain state and harmony, while pointing out that some people are conspiring to incite riots in the state.
Speaking at an event, Chouhan said he will not spare rioters and said strict action aganist them will continue.
The chief minister’s remakrs come in view of the Khargone violence which took place last Sunday.
Apr 14, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Nadia rape-murder case: CBI team visits residence of victim, meets family
A team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) visited the residence of the Nadia rape-murder case victim and met her family members.
Apr 14, 2022 05:04 PM IST
Apr 14, 2022 04:17 PM IST
Elon Musk offers to buy 100% of Twitter in cash deal
Days after Elon Musk said that he would not be joining Twitter’s board of directors, the Tesla CEO has now offered to buy the social media giant in cash deal.
Apr 14, 2022 03:34 PM IST
Have to learn to live with Covid-19, says Delhi Dy CM Sisodia
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday that Covid-19 cases in the national capital have increased slightly but there are no hospitalisations. “So need not worry. Since Covid is there, we have to learn to live with it…A general (Covid)guideline to be introduced for schools tomorrow,” Sisodia said.
Apr 14, 2022 03:19 PM IST
Massive fire breaks out in Delhi’s Punjabi bagh area
A massive fire broke out in Delhi’s Punjabi bagh area on Thursday, news agency ANI reported. Tweleve fire tenders arrived at the spot. The fire has been doused and no casualties were reported, the Delhi Police told ANI.
Apr 14, 2022 02:34 PM IST
BJP MP chief demands strict action against Khargone violence miscreants
VD Sharma, the president of the Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Thursday that strict action should be taken against miscreants involved in the Khargone violence.
Apr 14, 2022 01:40 PM IST
‘Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya a great inspiration for us’
This museum is a great inspiration for us at a time when we are celebrating 75 years of independence. I can also see families of former PMs today. This event is graced by their presence: PM Modi at the launch of Prime Ministers’ Museum
Apr 14, 2022 12:30 PM IST
Monsoon this year likely to be normal: IMD
Monsoon this year likely to be normal, all conditions favourable, says India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Apr 14, 2022 12:28 PM IST
Contractor death: K’taka Cong chief detained amid protest
Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar detained amid protest as calls grow for minister Eshwarappa’s resignation in contractor death case.
Apr 14, 2022 11:45 AM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Pradhanmantri Sangrahlaya
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, a museum dedicated to India’s prime ministers, buys first ticket.
Apr 14, 2022 11:13 AM IST
PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Andhra Pradesh factory blast
Pained by the loss of lives due to a mishap at a chemical unit in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover quickly: PM @narendramodi
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 14, 2022
Pained by the loss of lives due to a mishap at a chemical unit in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover quickly: PM Narendra Modi
Apr 14, 2022 10:23 AM IST
Parliamentarians offer tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar
Delhi | BJP leaders Meenakashi Lekhi, Piyush Goyal, Anurag Thakur, Congress’ Mallikarjun Kharge, and other parliamentarians pay floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar in Central Hall of Parliament on the occasion of #AmbedkarJayanti pic.twitter.com/pUTs0FVZwm
— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2022
On Amedkar Jayanti, parliamentarians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, offer floral tributes to Dr BR Ambedkar.
Apr 14, 2022 09:26 AM IST
India records 1,007 new Covid-19 cases
India records 1,007 new Covid-19 cases, down marginally from 1,088 a day ago. As many as 818 more people recover, while total active cases rise slightly to 11,058.
Apr 14, 2022 09:08 AM IST
PM Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar
Tributes to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his Jayanti. He has made indelible contributions to India’s progress. This is a day to reiterate our commitment to fulfil his dreams for our nation. pic.twitter.com/mLTgmJ8tNi
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 14, 2022
Tributes to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his Jayanti. He has made indelible contributions to India’s progress. This is a day to reiterate our commitment to fulfil his dreams for our nation: Narendra Modi, Prime Minister
Apr 14, 2022 08:11 AM IST
Explosion in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru, 6 killed
As many as six people killed, 15 others injured in a chemical reactor blast in a pharma unit in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru.
Apr 14, 2022 07:29 AM IST
IGL hikes CNG price in Delhi by ₹2.5 per kg
Indraprashta Gas Limited (IGL) raises the price of CNG in Delhi by ₹2.5 per kg to ₹71.61 per gg from today. For Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, the CNG price has been hiked to ₹74.17 per Kg, while in Gurugram, it will cost ₹79.94 per Kg.
Apr 14, 2022 06:49 AM IST
US extends travel mask mandate till May 3
With Covid-19 cases rising, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extends its mask mandate for public transportation and airplanes by 15 days, till May 3.
Apr 14, 2022 06:11 AM IST
Prime Ministers’ Museum to be inaugurated today
At 11 AM tomorrow, 14th April, the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya will be inaugurated which will showcase the contributions of all our PMs. This programme is taking place when India is marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. I would urge everyone to visit the museum.https://t.co/fCSCnuqOnX
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 13, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya at 11am. The museum will showcase the contributions of all Prime Ministers of the country. Read more
Apr 14, 2022 05:41 AM IST
US congratulates new Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif
Pakistan has been an imp partner on wide-ranging mutual interests for nearly 75yrs and we value our relationship. US congratulates newly-elected Pakistani PM Shehbaz Sharif and looks forward to continuing our long-standing cooperation with Pakistan’s govt: Antony Blinken, US secretary of state Read more
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India’s weather office has predicted a normal monsoon, the fourth consecutive one, in 2022, a projection that, if it pans out, could cool inflation and also provide a boost to the rural economy
Published on Apr 14, 2022 11:33 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday dismissed opposition parties’ allegations of being “remote-controlled”, after AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal took a meeting of Punjab officials in Delhi in his absence.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 11:32 PM IST
The Hanskhali rape has rocked the state since last week. Brajagopal was arrested on April 10 by the Nadia district police. His friend and alleged accomplice Prabhakar Poddar was arrested on April 12, hours before the Calcutta high court ordered the CBI probe.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 11:29 PM IST
The finance ministry on Monday turned down a request from pensioners to release three instalments of dearness relief (DR) held back during the peak days of the Covid-19 pandemic as part of the government’s expenditure control measures to fund urgent relief work.
With this, the CBI has made six arrests ever since it took over the probe into the case on the orders of Calcutta high court on March 25
Published on Apr 14, 2022 11:19 PM IST
- Karnataka minister KS Eshwarappa is facing charges of abetment of suicide in the case of right-wing leader and contractor Santosh K Patil, who alleged in a Whatsapp message that the former is directly responsible for his death.
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 11:07 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
The UK has been keen on forging new trade pacts with leading economies since its exit from the European Union and the British government is focused on the speedy conclusion of a deal with India.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 10:20 PM IST
Doctors said that this clinic will be a referral clinic, which will primarily have patients from AIIMS’ movement disorder clinic, but patients referred from other hospitals can also seek advanced care at the new clinic.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 09:41 PM IST
The Chhattisgarh CM has said that after the implementation of the GST tax system, the autonomy of states in shaping tax policies has become very limited and there is not much revenue-related potential in tax revenue other than commercial tax.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 09:07 PM IST
On receiving information about the presence of terrorists at Badigam in Shopian’s Zainapora area, the security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation, a police official said.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 08:11 PM IST
The minister’s statements come two days after Santosh Patil, a right-wing leader and a contractor was found dead in an Udupi hotel, blaming the minister for his decision to take his own life.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 07:44 PM IST