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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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CPI(M) worker hacked to death in north Kerala’s Kannur
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
Biological E’s vaccine Corbevax receives emergency use nod for 12-18 age group
- India’s third homegrown Covid-19 vaccine, Corbevax will be administered in two doses, according to reports.
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 06:28 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta, New Delhi
Is Metaverse the newest destination for weddings?
Unfettered by bounds of reality, Metaverse marriages could give the big fat Indian wedding a new twist
Published on Feb 21, 2022 05:14 PM IST
BySanchita Kalra and Swati Chaturvedi
Lalu gets five years in jail, fined ₹60 lakh in fifth fodder scam case
The ailing 73-year-old politician was earlier sentenced in four other cases related to Dumka, Deoghar and Chaibasa treasuries in the fodder scam. He has challenged all those convictions in the Jharkhand High Court and gradually secured bail.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 05:12 PM IST
Hijab should be kept outside educational institutions, K’taka govt argues in HC
During the hearing, the advocate general said the operative part of the Karnataka government order leaves it to the institutions to make a decision in this regard
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Muslim body asks qazis to officiate interfaith weddings in presence of parents
Cases have been filed over inter-religious marriages in states such as Madhya Pradesh under the anti-conversion law, which provides for imprisonment up to 10 years.
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 05:14 PM IST
Skoda to start delivery of Slavia sedan from these dates
- Skoda will launch the mid-size premium sedan Slavia, which was unveiled last year, on March 28. It will take on the like of Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Hyundai Verna.
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 04:30 PM IST
Fodder scam: Laluji punished for fight against BJP-RSS, says son Tejashwi
- The Ranchi-based court sentenced Lalu Prasad Yadav to five years’ imprisonment and slapped a fine of ₹60 lakh on him in the ₹139-crore fodder scam case.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 04:23 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
Lakhimpur: Families of victims challenge bail to accused Ashish Mishra in SC
- The bail granted during the ongoing election season had drawn flak from the opposition parties, who calleed the move aimed to leverage “Brahmin votes”
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 03:28 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
International Mother Language Day: PM Modi, CMs extend greetings
International Mother Language Day 2022: United Nations said that the theme for the celebrations this year would be “Using technology for multilingual learning: challenges and opportunities”. In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other chief ministers wished on the occasion.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 01:07 PM IST
Afternoon brief: Tension in Karnataka over Bajrang Dal worker’s death
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Published on Feb 21, 2022 12:55 PM IST