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Feb 07, 2022 08:17 PM IST
Maharashtra sees 6,436 new Covid cases, 24 deaths; Mumbai adds 356 fresh infections
Maharashtra on Monday saw a sharp decline in its daily tally of Covid-19 after 6,436 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Mumbai’s new cases also dropped with 356 people testing positive for Covid-19 on Monday.
Feb 07, 2022 07:55 PM IST
Awantipora encounter update: 1 terrorist killed
#UPDATE | One terrorist neutralized in the encounter that broke at Nambal area of Awantipora. The search operation is underway: Kashmir Zone Police
— ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2022
Feb 07, 2022 07:12 PM IST
Delhi’s daily Covid tally further falls with 1,151 new cases, positivity rate at 2.62%
The national capital’s daily tally of Covid-19 continued to decline with 1,151 new cases recorded on Monday, according to the health department’s bulletin. The positivity rate on Monday stood at 2.62%.
Feb 07, 2022 07:05 PM IST
Encounter breaks out in J-K’s Awantipora area
Jammu & Kashmir | An encounter breaks out at Nambal area of Awantipora. Police and security forces are on the job. Details awaited: Kashmir Zone Police
— ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2022
On Monday evening, an encounter broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora area. Police and security forces are on the job.
Feb 07, 2022 06:21 PM IST
Kerala records 22,524 fresh Covid-19 cases, 860 more deaths
Daily Covid-19 cases in Kerala continued to drop with 22,524 fresh infections added on Monday, taking the tally to nearly 6.3 million. As many as 860 more patients died and the toll is over 59,000.
Feb 07, 2022 04:28 PM IST
33 cases of Dengue reported in Delhi since start of 2022
Since the beginning of 2022, the national capital has reported 33 cases of Dengue. Ten of these cases have been reported in February in the last one week
Feb 07, 2022 04:06 PM IST
SC orders demolition of Supertech twin towers in Noida within 2 weeks
Supreme Court directs demolition of twin 40-storied towers of Supertech Emerald Court in Noida within two weeks.
The Court directs NOIDA CEO to convene a meeting of all concerned agencies within 72 hours to finalise the schedule for the demolition of twin towers. pic.twitter.com/gsmxDb4PpJ
— ANI (@ANI) February 7, 2022
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered that the demolition of twin towers of Supertech’s Emerald Court in Noida within two weeks.
Feb 07, 2022 03:49 PM IST
Iran nuclear deal talks to resume in Vienna on February 8
The eighth round of the Vienna talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal will resume on Tuesday, the European Union said on Monday.
Feb 07, 2022 03:01 PM IST
Russia sees slight dip in daily Covid tally with 171,905 cases
Russia saw a slight reduction in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after 171,905 cases were reported in the last 24 hours. On Sunday, the country recorded 180,071 cases.
Feb 07, 2022 01:50 PM IST
NGT asks Panel to submit legal framework report on noise norms by April 30
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has granted time till April 30 for an assigned panel to submit its report on preparation of legal framework for effective implementation of the noise norms in the national capital, reports news agency IANS.
Feb 07, 2022 12:24 PM IST
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim granted furlough for 3 weeks
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, currently in jail for raping his disciples, granted furlough for 3 weeks.
Feb 07, 2022 12:14 PM IST
PM Modi’s Bijnor visit cancelled due to weather conditions
PM Modi has cancelled his visit to Binjor, UP. Due to weather issues, he will now address the people of UP virtually at 12:30 pm today.
Feb 07, 2022 12:10 PM IST
Union health minister launches Intensified Mission Indradhanush 4.0
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya launches the Intensified Mission Indradhanush 4.0, reports news agency ANI.
Feb 07, 2022 11:56 AM IST
Two Bharatiya Janata Party legislators in Tripura resign from Assembly, quit party
BJP MLA Sudip Roy Barman and his close associate Asish Kumar Saha have resigned from Tripura Legislative Assembly. They also resigned from the primary membership of the BJP, according to the news agency ANI.
Feb 07, 2022 11:46 AM IST
Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit appointed as new vice-chancellor of JNU
Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit a professor at Savitriphule Phule Pune University has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of JNU. She is the first female VC of JNU.
Feb 07, 2022 11:43 AM IST
Kerala high court grants anticipatory bail to actor Dileep in assault case
Actor Dileep gets anticipatory bail in assault case. The Malyalam actor is named as the first accused in the actress assault case for alleged conspiracy. The case pertains that an actress who worked in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu films was allegedly abducted and molested inside her car by a group of men who had forced their way into the vehicle on the night of February 17, 2017.
Feb 07, 2022 10:11 AM IST
ICSE, ISC Term 1 result 2021 declared
All the concerned candidates who have appeared for the examination can check their ICSE, ISC semester 1 examination result on the official website of CISE at cisce.org or results.cisce.org.
Feb 07, 2022 09:01 AM IST
Daily Covid-19 tally falls below 1-lakh mark
India’s daily Covid-19 tally fell below 1-lakh mark as the country reported 83,876 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Feb 07, 2022 08:41 AM IST
Case registered against SAD chief for violation of EC’s guideline
Case registered against Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, SAD candidate from Faridkot, Parambans Singh Romana and others for violation of EC’s guideline of maximum 1000 people at physical rallies. As per Returning Officer’s report, over 6000 people gathered at the rally.
Feb 07, 2022 08:36 AM IST
UK seeks answers about ‘disappeared’ Afghan activists
The United Kingdom on Sunday shared concern over the disappearance of women activists in Afghanistan. “Full support to Special Representative of the Secretary General . @DeborahLyonsUN in expressing the deepening concerns of the international community and seeking answers about ‘disappeared’ activists,” said Hugo Shorter, Charge d’Affaires, UK Mission to Afghanistan.
Feb 07, 2022 06:55 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi car attack: Amit Shah to make statement in Parliament today
Union home minister Amit Shah will today make a statement in both Houses of Parliament regarding the attack on the convoy of All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi in Uttar Pradesh last week. Read More
Feb 07, 2022 06:27 AM IST
SC panel begins probe into PM security breach
A committee appointed by the Supreme Court arrived in Ferozepur city on Sunday to investigate the security breach during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Punjab on January 5.
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No data on bodies dumped in Ganga during second Covid-19 wave: Centre tells RS
The minister of state for Jal Shakti added that the ministry sought reports from concerned state governments on the bodies found floating and action taken or contemplated for ensuring proper handling, management and disposal of bodies by the state authorities for ensuring the protection of the river Ganga.
Published on Feb 07, 2022 08:01 PM IST
HT This Day: February 09, 1971 — K.M.Munshi dead
Mr K. M. Munshi, educationist, statesman, constitutional authority, founder-member of the Swatantra Party and former Governor of Uttar Pradesh, died at his residence here today. He was 84
Published on Feb 07, 2022 07:55 PM IST
BySpecial Correspondent, Bombay
In Parl, PM says Congress sinned during Covid, leader of ‘Tukde Tukde’ gang
PM Narendra Modi, while speaking in the Lok Sabha, said the Congress has lost its appetite for power, but believes in the policy of sowing seeds that will strengthen separatist forces.
Updated on Feb 07, 2022 07:46 PM IST
HT This Day: Feb 08, 1981 –Viswanath’s classic century
Meanwhile, the little veteran, Viswanath, had got going in obdurate fashion. His approach was classically side-on, his body right behind the line, whether forward or back, and his bat unwaveringly straight and close to the pads. In his hour and a quarter at the crease before lunch, he fell for just one temptation and that was when he typically square-drove Yardley against the spin — a vintage stroke, full of risks, but he executed it with admirable control
Updated on Feb 07, 2022 07:25 PM IST
BySpecial Correspondent, Melbourne
Arvind Kejriwal releases AAP’s 10-point agenda for Uttarakhand
The ten-point agenda includes guarantees related to uninterrupted free power supply, ample employment opportunities, ₹1000 to women above 18 years of age on a monthly basis, school education system, medical healthcare on the lines of Delhi Mohalla clinics, and free pilgrimage for senior citizens.
Published on Feb 07, 2022 07:14 PM IST
Aadhaar card not mandatory on CoWIN portal for vaccination, Centre tells SC
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Surya Kant was informed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that one of the nine identity documents including passport, Driving Licence, PAN card, Voter’s Card, Ration card can be produced for vaccination.
Published on Feb 07, 2022 07:00 PM IST
In Lok Sabha address, PM Modi talks about India’s post-Covid role, Cong’s ‘ego’
Modi, who replied to the debate on the President’s address to the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the country has made several developmental strides in the last few years.
Updated on Feb 07, 2022 06:59 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
To win UP, Congress should have joined hands with Samajwadi Party: Mamata
Mamata Banerjee on Monday left for Lucknow on a two-day visit. She will campaign for the Samajwadi Party virtually in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Published on Feb 07, 2022 06:28 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee to reach Lucknow today to campaign for SP chief Akhilesh Yadav
Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases between February 10 and March 10. Earlier in 2021, Yadav had sent SP national vice-president Kiranmay Nanda and SP Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan to campaign for the TMC ahead of the West Bengal assembly polls.
Updated on Feb 07, 2022 05:57 PM IST
New in the Northeast | A tribute to Lata, a refugee crisis, and a loyalty oath
- Lata Mangeshkar’s Junakore Rati in Assamese, a crippling refugee influx from Myanmar into Mizoram, and ‘loyalty oaths’ in Manipur, here is this week’s roundup.
Updated on Feb 07, 2022 05:33 PM IST
Kerala governor signs amendment curtailing powers of Lokayukta
The new amendment takes away Section 14 of the Kerala Lokayukta Act, under which a public servant was required to vacate the office immediately if indicted by Lokayukta. Now, it has only recommendatory authority, not mandatory jurisdiction.
Updated on Feb 07, 2022 06:03 PM IST
DDA struggles to provide land to compensate for the loss of trees
- After providing 125 hectares of land for compensatory afforestation last year, requests from various agencies are pending for 75 hectares of land. But not much land is available now
Published on Feb 07, 2022 05:10 PM IST