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Feb 21, 2022 10:23 PM IST
Ukranian civilian killed in frontline shelling, AFP reports citing officials
Ukranian civilian was killed in frontline shelling, news agency AFP reports citing officials.
Feb 21, 2022 09:11 PM IST
SC to hear Tata-Mistry case on March 9
The Supreme Court will hear a review petition of Shapoorji Group against Cyrus Mistry’s ouster on March 9, reports news agency ANI.
Feb 21, 2022 09:07 PM IST
Amid Ukraine crisis, Russian and French foreign ministers to meet in Paris on Friday
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to meet French counterpart Le Drian in Paris Friday, lay groundwork for mooted Biden-Putin summit: France
Feb 21, 2022 07:01 PM IST
Mumbai adds 96 new Covid-19 cases, lowest single-day surge since April 17, 2020
Mumbai on Monday added just 96 fresh Covid-19 cases, the lowest single-day surge since April 17, 2020.
Feb 21, 2022 06:36 PM IST
Russian army says it killed 5 Ukrainian ‘saboteurs’, reports AFP
Russian army says it has killed 5 Ukrainian ‘saboteurs’, reports news agency AFP.
Feb 21, 2022 05:53 PM IST
Corbevax receives emergency use nod for children between 12-18 yrs
Biological E’s Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax receives emergency use nod for children between 12-18 years.
Feb 21, 2022 04:01 PM IST
HC reserves judgement on pleas seeking criminalisation of marital rape
The Delhi high court on Monday reserved the judgement on pleas seeking criminalisation of marital rape.
Feb 21, 2022 03:41 PM IST
Russia claims shell from Ukrainian territory destroyed its border guard post
Russia on Monday claimed the shell from Ukrainian territory destroyed its border guard post, reported news agency Reuters.
Feb 21, 2022 03:15 PM IST
On Lalu’s sentence, Tejashwi Yadav says verdict challenged in high court
After a special court sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to five years’ jail in the fodder scam, his son RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said they have challenged the verdict in the high court. He also hoped “the judgment of lower court will change in high court”, reported news agency ANI.
Feb 21, 2022 02:02 PM IST
Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad Yadav gets 5 years jail time, ₹60 lakh fine
RJD chief Lalu Yadav sentenced to 5 years in jail in the fifth fodder scam case, slapped with ₹60 lakh fine.
Feb 21, 2022 01:45 PM IST
Kumaraswamy alleges hijab row link with Bajrang Dal activist’s death in Shivamogga, reports ANI
“Last week, when Karavali issue (hijab row) started, I predicted that this kind of development will take place. We saw the death of boy. This is the achievement of Congress & BJP. They have destabilised the peace of this state. They wanted this kind of incident,” says JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, as quoted by ANI.
Feb 21, 2022 12:36 PM IST
Body of ‘murdered’ Bajrang Dal activist in Shivamogga taken to his home
Body of the 26-year-old Bajrang Dal activist Harsha, who was allegedly murdered yesterday in Karnataka’s Shivamogga, being taken to his residence amid Police security after postmortem. Large numbers of workers of Hindu organisations join in.
Feb 21, 2022 11:15 AM IST
PM Modi addresses webinar on impact of Budget 2022 on education sector
“Our young generation is the future leader of the country. So empowering today’s young generation means empowering India’s future,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the positive impact of Union Budget 2022 on the education sector.
Feb 21, 2022 10:29 AM IST
Watch: President Kovind reviews Indian Naval Fleet in Visakhapatnam
Feb 21, 2022 09:47 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh IT & Industries minister Gautam Reddy dies after suffering heart attack
Andhra Pradesh IT & Industries Minister Gautham Reddy passed away today morning in Hyderabad after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Feb 21, 2022 09:16 AM IST
India’s Covid cases dip further to 16,051, death toll down to 206
India registered 16,051 new Covid-19 infections and 206 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active caseload stands at 2,02,131.
Feb 21, 2022 08:41 AM IST
PM Modi to address webinar on Union Budget’s positive impact on education sector
At 11 AM today, will be addressing a webinar on how this year’s Union Budget will have a positive impact on the education sector.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 21, 2022
Feb 21, 2022 08:39 AM IST
Section 144 in Karnataka’s Shivamogga after Bajrang Dal leader’s death
Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in Karnataka’s Shivamogga town after a Bajrang Dal leader was killed in the area, according to reports.
Feb 21, 2022 08:28 AM IST
Beijing Winter Olympics conclude
The Olympic flame has been extinguished, bringing Beijing 2022 to an end. And unlike the first pandemic Olympics in Tokyo, the closing ceremony saw a modest, but energetic crowd populate the stadium’s seats, reports Associated Press.
Feb 21, 2022 07:23 AM IST
Delhi CM Kejriwal to campaign in UP today
Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal is all set to visit the Uttar Pradesh capital of Lucknow today amid the ongoing seven-phase UP assembly elections. Kejriwal will address public meetings in Ramnagar, Lucknow and Barabanki, the party had tweeted.
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The fresh case relates to an alleged conspiracy to attack investigating officers who probed the actor assault case of 2017. The case took another turn last month after director Kumar claimed that Dileep hatched a conspiracy to do away with officers who investigated the case and he was also in possession of the woman actor’s assault video.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:12 PM IST
On a statement by two UN special rapporteurs on Rana Ayyub, India’s permanent mission to the UN in Geneva tweeted that India upholds the rule of law but no one is above the law.
The United Nations had alleged relentless misogynistic and sectarian remarks against journalist Rana Ayyub, asking the Indian government to end what it called judicial harassment
Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:28 PM IST
Last year, the Commission created the provision while acknowledging the problem of inadequate housing and infrastructure facilities in cities due to urbanisation.
During their talks, Jaishankar and Le Drian appreciated the close cooperation between India and France during the Covid-19 pandemic and agreed on deepening the strategic partnership, the external affairs ministry said in a statement.
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 08:17 PM IST
Norah Jones, 23, a young, jazz-trained Texan, dominated the 45th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night by capturing the marquee categories: best pop vocal album. best female pop vocal performance, album of the year, record of the year and best new artist. Her debut album Come Away With Me got three other awards.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:13 PM IST
BySpecial Correspondent, New York
Jews and Egyptians end their nine-month old strife in Palestine tomorrow by signing the armistice agreement hammered out here in five weeks of hard bargaining, it was officially announced today.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:07 PM IST
BySpecial Correspondent, Rhodes
Bombay witnessed for 12 hours on Friday the fiercest mob fury in its history leading to repeated clashes between the police and military armed with rifles, machine-guns and armoured cars on the one side and angry mobs on the other
Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:00 PM IST
The first shipment will be formally flagged off at Attari-Wagah in the presence of India and Pakistani officials and representatives of the World Food Programme (WFP), which is responsible for distributing the wheat in Afghanistan.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 07:15 PM IST
Last week, the police said there was a minor clash between RSS and CPI (M) workers during a local temple festival in which two RSS activists were injured and the latest murder was suspected to be a sequel to this.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 06:37 PM IST