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Feb 18, 2022 06:31 PM IST
Abhishek Banerjee remains TMC’s national general secretary
Abhishek Banerjee retains position as TMC’s national general secretary amid alleged power tussle within the Mamata Banerjee-helmed party.
Feb 18, 2022 06:23 PM IST
80% adult Indians fully jabbed against Covid: Mandaviya
सबको वैक्सीन, मुफ़्त वैक्सीन
भारत ने अपनी 80% वयस्क आबादी को कोरोना वैक्सीन की दोनों डोज लगाने का ऐतिहासिक आँकड़ा पार कर लिया है।
— Dr Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) February 18, 2022
80% of India’s adult population fully vaccinated against Covid, tweets Mansukh Mandaviya.
Feb 18, 2022 05:59 PM IST
Air India to operate 3 flights to Ukraine
#FlyAI : Air India will operate 3 flights between India-Ukraine (Boryspil International Airport) India on 22nd, 24th & 26th FEB 2022
Booking open through Air India Booking offices, Website, Call Centre and Authorised Travel Agents.@IndiainUkraine
— Air India (@airindiain) February 18, 2022
Air India announces flights for Kyiv on February 22, 24 and 26.
Feb 18, 2022 05:12 PM IST
Rakesh Gangwal resigns from IndiGo’s board
IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal resigns from board. Gangwal was the company’s non-executive and non-independent director.
Feb 18, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Hijab ban: Hearing to resume on Feb 21
Karnataka HC adjourns hearing against for February 21 the hearing on petitions challenging the ban on hijab in educational institutes in the state.
Feb 18, 2022 04:08 PM IST
Money laundering case: ED arrests Iqbal Kaskar
Enforcement Directorate arrests Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, in a money laundering case.
Feb 18, 2022 03:23 PM IST
Over 2 crore youngsters vaccinated against Covid: Mansukh Mandaviya
Over 2 crore youngsters in 15-18 age group now fully vaccinated against, tweets Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
Feb 18, 2022 03:12 PM IST
Hijab ban: Hearing resumes in Karnataka HC
Karnataka high court begins hearing pleas challenging ban on wearing hijab in educational campuses in the state,
Feb 18, 2022 02:27 PM IST
Will go to court over ‘flag’ remark: DK Shivakumar
Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa must resign over his saffron flag remark. We’ll continue overnight protests at the assembly till he gets sacked from the Cabinet, otherwise, we’ll go to the court and not allow the Assembly to function: DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress chief
Feb 18, 2022 12:33 PM IST
Historians restrained from publishing defamatory content against Vikram Sampath
Delhi high court on Friday restrained historians from publishing defamatory content against Vikram Sampath, the author of a two-volume biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
Feb 18, 2022 11:41 AM IST
38 of 49 convicts sentenced to death in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case
Thirty eight convicts have been sentenced to death in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, reports news agency ANI. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 11:24 AM IST
Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas’s security to be reviewed
Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas’s security will be reviewed, news agency ANI reported on Friday, citing government sources.
This came days after the AAP leader alleged Arvind Kejriwal had once told him that he would either become the chief minister of Punjab or the first Prime Minister of an independent nation, an apparent reference to Khalistan. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 10:31 AM IST
PM Modi, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to hold virtual summit today
PM Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan will hold a virtual summit today. “The two leaders will also discuss bilateral cooperation and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest,” the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.
Feb 18, 2022 09:03 AM IST
India reports 25,920 new Covid cases, 492 deaths in last 24 hour
India on Friday reported 25,920 fresh cases of coronavirus disease and 492 related deaths in the past 24 hours. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Mild earthquake felt in Rajasthan’s Jaipur
An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred 92km northwest of Jaipur, Rajasthan at around 8.01am on Friday, according to the National Center for Seismology.
Feb 18, 2022 08:28 AM IST
Blinken accepts invitation to meet Lavrov if Russia does not invade Ukraine
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has proposed dates for holding a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, late next week, who accepted it if Russia does not invade Ukraine, reported news agency ANI, citing local media.
Feb 18, 2022 07:04 AM IST
British army on standby amid ‘red weather’ warning due to Storm Eunice
Britain put the army on standby Thursday and schools prepared to close as forecasters issued a rare “red weather” warning of “danger to life” from fearsome winds and flooding due to an approaching storm. Also read
Feb 18, 2022 06:25 AM IST
PM Modi to virtually open two railway lines connecting Thane and Diva today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday inaugurate two additional railway lines (fifth and sixth) connecting Thane and Diva in Maharashtra. The inauguration will take place via video conferencing at 4:30pm. Read more
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Based on tip-off from the Central Intelligence Unit (CIU) of Mumbai zone, a team from the anti-evasion wing at Raigad initiated an investigation, which revealed that this firm had availed fake ITC on the basis of bogus invoices issued by more than 20 non-existing firms and passed on this fake ITC to other firms.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 06:18 PM IST
During the hearing Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for the Union government had sought that exemplary cost should be imposed on the petitioner to discourage such PILs. The court, however, didn’t impose any cost.
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 05:53 PM IST
However, the airline did not mention where in India the flights will take off from. On each date, one flight will depart for Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 05:31 PM IST
Punjab Congress, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi, Delhi BJP MP Gautam Gambhir criticised Kejriwal’s comment on Bhagat Singh.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 05:03 PM IST
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Updated on Feb 18, 2022 04:52 PM IST
Hundreds of JD-U and BJP supporters blocked roads and shouted slogans against the local police and traders shut down their shops to register their protest.
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 06:03 PM IST
Coronavirus: India began vaccination of those in the 15-18 age group in January. The teens are being given Covaxin doses.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 03:50 PM IST
BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa maintained that the meeting had nothing to do with the assembly elections and that it was organised to thank PM Narendra Modi for the initiatives he has taken for the community
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 04:17 PM IST
Karnataka hijab row hearing: Advocate general said the practice of hijab must pass the test of constitutional morality and individual dignity as expounded by the Supreme Court in the Sabarimala and Shayara Bano (Triple Talaq) case.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 03:42 PM IST
Gandhi, who is an MP from UP’s Pilbhit, mentioned three economic offenders- Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Rishi Agarwal- with details of the fraud cases against them.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 03:21 PM IST
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The night curfew was in place in all urban areas of the state, including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri, from 10 pm to 5 am, restricting all non-essential travel.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 02:52 PM IST
Chitra Ramkrishna is also facing charges of financial irregularities and tax evasion after it was found out that she shared inside information of the NSE with possible third parties.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 02:22 PM IST