Oct 08, 2021 07:13 PM IST
Chief economic adviser K V Subramanian to step down from post after completing 3-year term
Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) K V Subramanian on Friday announced his decision to step down from the post after completing his 3-year term in the finance ministry. Subramanian said in a statement that he will return to academia.
Oct 08, 2021 07:11 PM IST
Kerala reports 10,944 new Covid-19 cases, 120 deaths
Kerala reported 10,944 new Covid-19 cases and 120 related deaths on Friday, taking the total death toll in the state 26,072.
Oct 08, 2021 07:02 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah calls on J&K LG
Union home minister Amit Shah called on Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant governor Manoj Singh to meet him in Delhi tomorrow, in connection with targeted killings in the Valley in the past few days, said ANI quoting government sources.
Oct 08, 2021 06:22 PM IST
Punjab Cong chief Sidhu starts silent protest in Lakhimpur Kheri
Punjab Congress state chief Navjot Singh Sidhu sat on a ‘Maun vrat(vow of silence) dharna (silent protest) at journalist Raman Kashyap’s house in Nighasan, Lakhimpur Kheri. Sidhu said his dharna will continue till the arrest of the accused. Kashyap was killed in the violence that broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday.
Oct 08, 2021 06:04 PM IST
Om Birla congratulates Italian Parliament for successful organisation of P20
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, who is in Rome, for the P20 event, congratulated the host country Italy for organising it. He also met Italian Senate Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati on the sidelines of the summit.
Oct 08, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, actor Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha denied bail in cruise drugs bust case
A Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Friday rejected the bail pleas of Aryan Khan, son of actor Shahrukh Khan, actor Arbaaz Merchant, and Munmun Dhamecha in the cruise drug bust case saying they were no maintainable before it. Metropolitan Magistrate, R M Nerlikar rejected the pleas.
Oct 08, 2021 04:45 PM IST
15 killed, over 90 wounded in Afghanistan’s Kunduz mosque blast, reports AFP
Oct 08, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Tata Sons wins bid, to take over Air India
Tata Sons, the salt-to-software conglomerate, won the bid to take over national airlines Air India on Friday. Panel of ministers cleared winning bid for Air India, which is being pegged at Rs.18,000 crore.
Oct 08, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Aryan Khan, other accused to be kept in Arthur jail’s quarantine cell for 3-5 days
Nitin Waychal, Superintendent of Arthur Jail, said Aryan Khan and the other accused caught in the cruise party drug bust will be kept in Arthur jail’s quarantine cell for 3-5 days, reported ANI.
Oct 08, 2021 03:32 PM IST
Union minister Ajay Mishra says son could not join probe due to ‘health reasons’
Union minister Ajay Mishra told ANI that his son, Ashish, could not join on going probe into Lakhimpur Kheri incident due to ‘health reasons’, adding that he will “report tomorrow”.
Oct 08, 2021 03:08 PM IST
Nobel Peace Prize 2021 awarded to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov
The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize 2021 was awarded to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts ‘to safeguard freedom of expression’, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced on Friday. Read More
Oct 08, 2021 02:26 PM IST
At least 1 dose of Covid vaccine needed to attend office from Oct 16, Delhi govt tells employees
Delhi government employees who have not been inoculated with at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine will not be allowed to attend office from October 16, a DDMA order informed on Friday.
Oct 08, 2021 02:11 PM IST
UP Police pastes another notice outside Union minister’s home
Uttar Pradesh police pasted a second notice outside Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s residence in Lakhimpur Kheri, asking his son Ashish Mishra to appear before it on October 9, 11am, in connection with Sunday’s violence, reported ANI.
Oct 08, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Not satisfied with UP govt’s probe in Lakhimpur case, says SC
Supreme Court says not satisfied with UP govt’s probe in Lakhimpur Kheri case, next hearing on October 20.
Oct 08, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Ashish Mishra will appear at 11am tomorrow: UP govt to SC
Senior lawyer Harish Salve, appearing for UP government, informs Supreme Court that prime accused Ashish Mishra, who failed to appear before police today despite summons, will appear at 11am tomorrow.
Oct 08, 2021 12:46 PM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri case hearing begins in Supreme Court
Supreme Court begins hearing of the case on the violence that killed eight people in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district on October 3.
Oct 08, 2021 12:03 PM IST
Sloganeering during funeral procession of teacher gunned down in Kashmir
Slogans of “We want justice” raised during the funeral procession of Supinder Kaur, a teacher who was shot dead by unidentified terrorists inside a Srinagar school yesterday.
Oct 08, 2021 11:38 AM IST
Congress announces candidate for Dadra and Nagar Haveli bypolls
Congress fields Mahesh Kumar Balubhai Dhodi as its candidate for Lok Sabha byelections to Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Oct 08, 2021 11:21 AM IST
CBI court convicts Gurmit Ram Rahim for disciple’s murder
CBI court in Panchkula convicts Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmit Ram Rahim for the murder of his disciple. Gurmit already serving the sentence for rape. Quantum of sentence to be pronounced on October 12.
Oct 08, 2021 11:09 AM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra fails to appear before police
Ashish Mishra, prime accused in Lakhimpur Kheri case, fails to appear before police despite summons.
Oct 08, 2021 10:34 AM IST
Real GDP growth projection retained at 9.5%, says RBI governor
The projection for real GDP growth is retained at 9.5% for FY 2021-22. This consists of 7.9% in Q2, 6.8% in Q3 and 6.1% in Q4 of 2021-22. Real GDP growth for Q1 of FY 2022-23 is projected at 17.2%: RBI governor SHaktikanta Das
Oct 08, 2021 10:09 AM IST
RBI keeps repo and reverse repo rates unchanged
RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 4% while reverse repo rate, too, remains unchanged at 3.35%.
Oct 08, 2021 09:56 AM IST
SAD delegation in Lucknow to visit Lakhimpur Kheri
A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) arrives at Lucknow airport to visit Lakhimpur Kheri to meet families of farmers who lost their lives in recent violence.
Oct 08, 2021 09:17 AM IST
India’s daily Covid-19 cases fall to 21,257
India reports 21,257 new Covid-19 cases. Active caseload at 240,221, lowest in 205 days.
Oct 08, 2021 09:03 AM IST
IAF begins Air Force Day celebrations
Indian Air Force begins Air Force Day 2021 celebrations at Hindon Air Force Station, Ghaziabad.
Oct 08, 2021 08:43 AM IST
Fire breaks out at fabric godown in Delhi’s Okhla
A fire broke out at fabric godown in Harkesh Nagar, Okhla Phase 2 at around 3:45am today. 18 fire tenders rushed to the spot to bring the fire under control, no casualty reported so far: Delhi Fire Department
Oct 08, 2021 08:24 AM IST
Truck overturns in Maharashtra’s Thane
An apple-laden truck overturned at around 2:35am today on Ghodbunder road near Manpada flyover bridge. Regional Disaster Management Cell, police and traffic officials present on the spot: Thane Municipal Corporation
Oct 08, 2021 07:50 AM IST
PM Modi greets IAF on 89th foundation day
Greetings to our air warriors and their families on Air Force Day. The Indian Air Force is synonymous with courage, diligence and professionalism. They have distinguished themselves in defending the country and through their humanitarian spirit in times of challenges: PM Modi
Oct 08, 2021 07:37 AM IST
Face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Arunachal last week: Reports
Indian and Chinese troops had a face-off in the Arunachal sector last week due to difference in perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), reports ANI citing sources in the defence establishment. Engagement reportedly resolved in a few hours as per existing protocols.
Oct 08, 2021 07:00 AM IST
IAF announces recipients for Chief of Air Staff citation
This Air Force Day, Chief of Air Staff Unit Citation will be awarded to three units, including the 47 Squadron for operations along Pakistan border, post-Feb 26, 2019, Balakot Air Strikes and in Ladakh sector opposite China since April-May last year for extensive high altitude ops: IAF
Oct 08, 2021 06:37 AM IST
Brazil likely to buy 150 million Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines
Brazil’s health ministry has said it is in talks with Pfizer to purchase 100 million doses of the latter’s Covid-19 vaccines, with a possibility of acquiring an additional 50 million doses.
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