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May 14, 2022 06:35 PM IST
G7 criticises India’s decision to stop wheat exports
G7 on Saturday criticised India’s decision to impose wheat export ban, reports news agency AFP quoting German agriculture minister. Read more.
May 14, 2022 06:15 PM IST
Manik Saha to become the new Tripura CM
Rajya Sabha MP Manik Saha will become the new chief minister of Tripura. He will replace Biplab Kumar Deb. Read more.
May 14, 2022 06:12 PM IST
Delhi’s Safdarjung records hottest day of the year so far with 44.2 degrees Celsius temperature
Delhi’s Safdarjung observatory, national capital’s base weather station, records a maximum temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday (May 14). This is the hottest day of the year so far. Previously, hottest days of 2022 were on April 28, 29 and 30 when the mercury reached 43.5 degrees Celsius.
May 14, 2022 05:24 PM IST
Fire breaks out in J&K forest, fire tenders unable to reach spot for area being hilly and lacking road connectivity
A fire broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kashanari forest today in Udhampur district, news agency ANI reported. The fire spread up to many canals of area, and the cause of it is yet to be ascertained. “Fire tenders unable to reach spot because area is hilly and there is no road connectivity. Efforts on to douse it,” DFO Ramnagar Kuldeep Kumar was quoted as saying.
May 14, 2022 04:16 PM IST
Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb resigns
Tripura chief minister and BJP leader Biplab Deb has resigned from his post. The legislative party meeting will pick new leader at 5pm today. Read more.
May 14, 2022 03:55 PM IST
Delhi LG says ‘immediate steps’ should be taken to avoid another incident like Mundka fire
On the deadly fire in west Delhi’s Mundka in which at least 27 people have lost their lives, and 12 sustained injuries, LG Anil Baijal said that “immediate steps” should be taken to ensure that such an incident does not happen again. Read more.
May 14, 2022 03:26 PM IST
Seven deceased persons positively identified in Delhi’s Mundka fire
Seven persons of the 27 deceased have been positively identified in Delhi’s Mundka fire tragedy.
May 14, 2022 02:40 PM IST
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected UAE president
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed has been elected the new president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), news agency AFP reported on Saturday citing state media.
May 14, 2022 01:51 PM IST
India to provide 65,000 metric tonnes of urea to Sri Lanka
India has assured Sri Lanka to immediately supply 65,000 metric tonnes of urea.
May 14, 2022 01:12 PM IST
China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic
China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic, AFP reports.
May 14, 2022 12:55 PM IST
VIP jail rooms to be converted into jail management blocks: Bhagwant Mann
All VIP rooms in jails will be converted into jail management blocks to ensure smooth functioning of jail staff, says Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann.
May 14, 2022 12:22 PM IST
Sunil Jhakar announces quitting Congress party
Former PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar goes live on Facebook, announces that he is parting ways with the Congress.
May 14, 2022 11:35 AM IST
Delhi CM orders probe in Mundka fire tragedy
Delhi CM orders probe in Mundka fire tragedy, says, ‘Those found responsible won’t be spared’.
May 14, 2022 11:34 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal reaches Mundka fire site
Dehi Mundka fire: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at site of incident after building blaze kills 27.
May 14, 2022 10:54 AM IST
Gyanvapi Masjid survey in UP begins after court order amid tight security
Two days after a court in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi ordered for the survey at Gyanvapi mosque to continue amid objections over videography inside the complex, tight security was seen as officials began the court-mandated task. Read more
May 14, 2022 10:04 AM IST
Extend GST compensation period must be extended by another 3 yrs: P Chidambaram
GST compensation period must be extended by another 3 yrs, says ex-Finance minister P Chidambaram.
May 14, 2022 09:51 AM IST
3 police personnel killed in Guna, MP
Three policemen killed in firing by miscreants in Guna distict of Madhya Pradesh early on Saturday.
May 14, 2022 09:00 AM IST
India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect to control rising prices
India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect to control rising domestic prices, reports PTI, citing offiical notification
May 14, 2022 08:35 AM IST
India’s daily Covid tally sees minor surge with 2,858 infections
India’s daily Covid tally sees minor surge with 2,858 infections; active cases at 18,096; 11 deaths in 24 hours.
May 14, 2022 08:23 AM IST
Delhi Mundka fire: 2 arrested
Delhi Mundka fire update: 2 arrested; they’re owners of firm where blaze broke out, say cops.
May 14, 2022 07:55 AM IST
Ram Nath Kovind, wife depart for Jamaica & Saint Vincent, Grenadines
President Ram Nath Kovind along with his wife Savita Kovind depart for Jamaica & Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The president is on a visit to these two countries from 15-21 May.
May 14, 2022 07:01 AM IST
Parag Agrawal tweets after Elon Musk bombshell
Hours after Elon Musk put the $44 billion Twitter takeover deal on hold on Friday, Parag Agrawal – the CEO of the social media giant – put out a rare series of posts. Read more
May 14, 2022 06:14 AM IST
UN Security Council condemns killing of Al Jazeera journalist
UN Security Council condemns killing of Al Jazeera journalist, reports AFP.
May 14, 2022 05:46 AM IST
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid-19
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tested positive for COVID-19 with moderate symptoms.
May 14, 2022 05:35 AM IST
North Korea confirms 21 new deaths due to ‘fever’
North Korea says 21 people died and 174,440 people were newly found with ‘fever symptoms’ on Friday alone.
TMC begins campaign to pitch Mamata Banerjee as PM ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls
For a long time, Banerjee has advocated for a third front led by regional satraps to take on the BJP in the 2024 general elections. The TMC, which is on a mission to expand its footprint beyond West Bengal, has already made its intentions clear that it will take on the BJP on the national stage in 2024.
Published on May 14, 2022 07:31 PM IST
Congress may push for private sector reservation, quota in Women’s Bill
The political push for reservation in the private sector has already led to major debates and during the ten years of the Congress-led UPA government, no such effort to implement quota in private sector jobs was mooted.
Updated on May 14, 2022 07:18 PM IST
TMC mocks Biplab Deb after he quits as Tripura CM, says ‘change is inevitable’
The TMC marked its presence in the civic polls held in the state last year. According to the Election Commission, it was the runner-up in the Agartala municipality. However, it ended up at the third spot in terms of overall vote share in the state.
Updated on May 14, 2022 07:25 PM IST
Congress demands extension of GST compensation, reset of economic policies
Thirty one years after he accompanied Dr. Manmohan Singh, then finance minister, in ushering liberalisation through economic reforms, P Chidambaram pitched for another “reset” in economic policies.
Published on May 14, 2022 05:50 PM IST
Delhi’s Mundka fire: Single entry-exit, DNA testing for remains | What we know
- In videos that circulated on social media, people could be heard crying for help. Officers present at the site said that because of the smoke, many working in the building jumped from the windows in a desperate bid to escape the flames.
Published on May 14, 2022 05:49 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
Halt construction work around Jagannath temple: INTACH writes to Odisha CM
The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage hassought Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention to halt the construction work around the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri till the case is disposed of in Orissa high court. Patnaik is among the founder members of INTACH.
Published on May 14, 2022 05:00 PM IST
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb quits a year ahead of assembly polls
Deb assumed the chief minister’s post in 2018 after the BJP formed the government in alliance with the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) in the state for the first time, ending the nearly 25-year-long rule of the Left Front.
Updated on May 14, 2022 05:07 PM IST
‘Not feeling safe’, say Kashmiri Pandits protesting Rahul Bhat’s killing
The Kashmiri Pandit protesters braved the heat as they held banners which read ‘We want justice’ over the killing of Rahul Bhat, who was gunned down by terrorists inside the Chadoora tehsil office in Budgam on May 10.
Published on May 14, 2022 04:11 PM IST
Bank A/Cs, fake IDs: CBI probes ₹11 crore IPL betting racket with Pak links
The central probe agency said a part of the money received from the public in India for betting was also being shared by their associates based in foreign countries using hawala transactions.
Updated on May 14, 2022 05:57 PM IST
‘Need immediate steps to…’: Delhi LG on Mundka fire tragedy
- Delhi Fire Services chief Atul Garg said the building where the fire broke out did not have an NOC, and that the owner, who has been identified as Manish Lakra, is on the run.
Updated on May 14, 2022 03:49 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
Dominion lawsuit documents show Rupert Murdoch rejected election conspiracy theories
Larry Summers: US economy could hit an ‘air pocket’ in the coming months
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