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Mar 06, 2022 06:37 PM IST
5,200 citizens were evacuated from Ukraine yesterday, 889 coming today: Hardeep Singh Puri
Approximately 5,200 Indian nationals were returned home country yesterday. Today around 889 are returning to their home country. We’re operating last leg of Operation Ganga flights today: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
Mar 06, 2022 05:26 PM IST
IPL 2022 to start from March 26, announces BCCI
IPL 2022 will start from March 26 with the first match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, announces BCCI.
Mar 06, 2022 05:17 PM IST
BJP’s JP Nadda chairs meeting with national general secretaries in Delhi
BJP national president JP Nadda chairs a meeting with national general secretaries at the party headquarters in Delhi.
Mar 06, 2022 04:58 PM IST
Several injured, including police personnel, in a grenade attack in Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir: Several injured including police personnel in a grenade attack at Amira Kadal market, Srinagar. All the injured have been shifted to hospital: Police pic.twitter.com/mfhDhlKD2v
— ANI (@ANI) March 6, 2022
Several injured, including police personnel, in a grenade attack at Srinagar’s Amira Kadal market. All the injured have been shifted to hospital, reported news agency ANI, quoting police.
Mar 06, 2022 03:46 PM IST
More than 1 million people have fled Ukraine amid Russian invasion: UN
More than 1 million people have now fled Ukraine to seek safety, and millions more are likely to join them: United Nations
Mar 06, 2022 02:40 PM IST
ANM worker alleges sexual harassment by senior medical officer in Bihar, reports ANI
ANM worker in Bihar’s Katihar has alleged that a senior medical officer harassed her and asked for a kiss.
“I need justice against immodest behaviour of Dr Vinay Kumar Singh. He asked me to kiss him & threatened to ruin me if I don’t abide. I’ve his voice recording on my phone,” news agency ANI quoted the health worker as saying.
Mar 06, 2022 01:53 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor mourns Hyderali Shihab Thangal’s death
Mourning the passing of Panakkad Sayed Hyderali Shihab Thangal, Kerala President of the IndianUnion MuslimLeague, President of the DarulHuda IslamicAcademy, &VicePresident of SamasthaKerala Jamiyyathul Ulama. A diminutive giant of Kerala politics. My first&last pix w/him: pic.twitter.com/4JzTvnQ1Wr
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) March 6, 2022
Mar 06, 2022 01:03 PM IST
IUML Kerala chief Hyderali Shihab Thangal dies at 74
State chief of the Indian Union Muslim League’s Kerala unit, Hyderali Shihab Thangal, passed away aged 74. He was undergoing treatment for cancer at the hospital. Thangal was the head of the Muslim League in Kerala for the last 12 years. IUML is one of the oldest allies of the Congress party.
Mar 06, 2022 01:00 PM IST
5 BSF jawans killed in fratricide incident in Amritsar’s Khasa
Five soldiers of the Border Security Force lost their lives in a fratricide incident in Khasa, Amritsar. Constable Satteppa S K, who was also killed in the incident, opened fire on his colleagues. One of the injured is critical and a court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the facts.
Mar 06, 2022 12:05 PM IST
20.75% voter turnout recorded till 11am in Assam’s Municipal Board elections
The State Election Commission for Assam recorded 20.75% voter turnout till 11am in Municipal Board elections.
Mar 06, 2022 11:24 AM IST
PM Modi unveils the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Pune
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the statue of great Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the Pune Municipal Corporation office. Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari and Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol were also present.
Mar 06, 2022 10:14 AM IST
Amit Shah inspects 53rd Raising Day parade of CISF at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
Union home minister Amit Shah inspected the 53rd Raising Day parade of the Central Industrial Security Force at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Mar 06, 2022 09:42 AM IST
PM Modi leaves for Pune to inaugurate Metro Rail Project
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a 9.5-feet tall statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Pune Municipal Corporation premises. He will also inaugurate Pune Metro Rail Project aimed at providing world-class infrastructure for urban mobility in Maharashtra’s city.
Mar 06, 2022 09:05 AM IST
India records 5,476 new Covid cases, 158 deaths in last 24 hours
India reported 5,476 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 158 related deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry data. The active infections tally has dropped from the 60,000 mark as the country sees a continued decline in new cases.
Mar 06, 2022 08:33 AM IST
PM tweets condolence on death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s close aide
Saddened by the passing away of Shri Shiv Kumar Pareek Ji. Firmly rooted in our Party’s ideology, he devoted himself to service, nation building and worked closely with Atal Ji. Will cherish my interactions with him over the years. Condolences to his family. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 6, 2022
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihar Vajpayee’s close aide Shiv Kumar Pareek died on Saturday.
Mar 06, 2022 08:05 AM IST
Voting begins for 80 Municipal boards in Assam
Voting for 80 Municipal boards in Assam started at 8am. Chandan Kalita, presiding officer, Kamrup, said that EVMs are being for the first time in Assam municipal elections.
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- According to a civil aviation statement, 11 special civilian flights landed in India during the day. Of these, six arrived from Hungarian capital Budapest, two from Romania’s capital Bucharest, two from Rzeszow in Poland, and one from Kosice in Slovakia.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 06:01 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
The CRPF DIG said the attack took place at Hari Singh High Street where a party of security forces remains stationed for duty, adding no jawan was injured in the incident.
Updated on Mar 06, 2022 06:22 PM IST
Reported by Ashiq Hussain | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
The Rajasthan government’s announcement not only created a buzz in other states but also became a subject of discussion across the country, especially in states where elections are either underway or due shortly.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 05:04 PM IST
- The decision has been taken as a preventive measure to avoid unlawful activities during the state board exams in West Bengal.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 04:20 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
Panakkad Hyderali Shihab Thangal’s relatives said his body will be buried in the burial ground in Panakkad in Malappuram district on Monday.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 04:18 PM IST
Indian nationals in Ukraine need to provide their full name, email id, contact numbers in Ukraine as well as in India, and present location in the war-torn east-European nation, among others, in the Google form.
Updated on Mar 06, 2022 03:39 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
The BSF jawan allegedly opened fire with his duty weapon. Police said that the jawan who resorted to the firing was also killed in the incident.
Updated on Mar 06, 2022 01:37 PM IST
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off maiden metro train run from Vanaz to Garware section and PCMC to Phugewadi section and bought the first ticket for Metro ride from Garware College to Anand Nagar.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 01:33 PM IST
Ukraine war: Many appeals have been shared on social media in the last one week as Russia intensified the attack on major Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, the capital, and Kharkiv, the second largest city.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 12:19 PM IST
- Pune Metro is the first project in the country to have Aluminium body coaches, indigenously manufactured under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 12:02 PM IST
- More than 16 lakh voters – 8.32 lakh men and 8.41 lakh women – and 17 transgenders are eligible to vote in the civic body elections.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 11:16 AM IST