Latest news: 24 ministers inducted into new Gujarat cabinet
16 SEP 2021 14:16 IST
24 ministers inducted into new Gujarat cabinet
A total of 24 ministers were sworn in in the new cabinet, in the presence of Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendra Patel and former Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
16 SEP 2021 14:02 IST
The GST Council will meet on Friday; tariff revision, tax relief for 11 Covid drugs on the cards
The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on Friday, which could notably review the tax rate of more than four dozen items and extend tax breaks on 11 Covid drugs until December 31. .
16 SEP 2021 13:45 IST
Rajendra Trivedi, Jitu Vaghani and Raghavji Patel sworn in to Gujarat ministers
Rajendra Trivedi, Jitu Vaghani, Rushikesh Patel, Purnesh Modi, Raghavji Patel were sworn in to the ministers of Gujarat.
16 SEP 2021 13:25 IST
Electricity will be provided for 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh: Manish Sisodia
We will give away 300 units of electricity for free within 24 hours of our election to office. Electricity will be provided for 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh: AAP chief and CM Delhi deputy Manish Sisodia in Lucknow a few months before the state assembly elections in 2022.
16 SEP 2021 13:01 IST
UN chief calls for ‘quick’ emissions cuts to curb climate change
The UN chief on Thursday called for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming and prevent climate catastrophe.
16 SEP 2021 12:41 IST
Sensex hits 59,000, Nifty hits lifetime high, nearly 17,600
The blue chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.13% to 17,541.85 at 04:40 GMT, after hitting a high of 17,576.9. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.15% to 58,813.62 after hitting a record high 58,908.18.
16 SEP 2021 12:25 IST
Clashes erupt between supporters of AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani
Clashes erupt between supporters of the leader of AIADMK and former Tamil Minister Nadu KC Veeramani outside his residence in Vellore following searches by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Directorate (DVAC) in the Minister’s premises.
16 SEP 2021 12:09 IST
Factory fire breaks out near Bhau industrial zone in Pune
A fire breaks out in a factory near the Bhau industrial zone in Nanded Phata; a body recovered, fire fighting in progress.
16 SEP 2021 12:00 PM IST
Vladimir Putin says “several dozen” people around him have coronavirus
Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that “several dozen” people around him are infected with the coronavirus, AFP reports.
16 SEP 2021 11:56 AM IST
All current ministers of the Vijay Rupani cabinet abandoned
All the current ministers of the cabinet Vijay Rupani were abandoned, the president of the assembly resigns before the taking of the oath of the cabinet.
16 SEP 2021 11:40 AM IST
PM Modi launches “Central Vista” website
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the “Central Vista” website.
16 SEP 2021 11:38 AM IST
Delhi HC asks CBI to file response on Abhishek Tiwari’s bail request in alleged bribery case
Delhi High Court calls on CBI to respond to CBI Deputy Inspector Abhishek Tiwari’s request for bail in connection with alleged corruption case regarding leaked information on a separate case against the former Interior Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh.
16 SEP 2021 11:14 AM IST
PM Modi inaugurates defense office complexes in Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Defense office complexes at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue in Delhi. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, General CDS Bipin Rawat, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Chief General MM Naravane were also present.
16 SEP 2021 10:44 AM IST
Magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale earthquake struck Myanmar at 10:19 a.m.
Magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale earthquake struck Myanmar at 10:19 am today: National Seismological Center.
16 SEP 2021 10:37 AM IST
Bombay HC rejects Param Bir Singh’s plea challenging investigation against him
The Bombay High Court today dismissed a petition filed by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh challenging the preliminary inquiries initiated against him by the government of Maharashtra. The HC found the petition unsustainable and ordered Singh to address the appropriate forum.
16 SEP 2021 10:19 AM IST
A fire breaks out at a factory in the Mayapuri Phase 2 area of Delhi
A fire breaks out in a factory in the Mayapuri Phase-2 area of Delhi. 12 firefighters rushed to the scene.
16 SEP 2021 10:18 AM IST
The rupee opens on a flat note, slipping 1 paisa to 73.51 against the US dollar at the start of trading.
16 SEP 2021 10:00 HIST
3 dead, 60 injured as 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits China’s Sichuan province
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked southwest China’s Sichuan province on Thursday, killing at least three and injuring 60 others.
The earthquake struck at 4:33 a.m. local time in Luxian County at a depth of 10 kilometers, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
16 SEP 2021 09:32 IST
Sensex jumps 152.58 points to new lifetime high of 58,875.78 in opening session
Sensex jumped 152.58 points to a new lifetime high of 58,875.78 in the opening session.
16 SEP 2021 09:15 IST
India records 30,570 new cases of Covid-19, 431 deaths in last 24 hours
India recorded 30,570 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours, which pushed the national tally to 33,347,325, while the death toll climbed to 443,928 with 431 daily deaths, according to the ministry Union Health and Family on Thursday.
16 SEP 2021 09:02 IST
IMD issues orange alert, warns of heavy rainfall in Delhi
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert on Thursday indicating moderate to heavy rains in the nation’s capital.
16 SEP 2021 08:48 IST
PM Modi to address plenary session of SCO summit in Dushanbe
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the Indian delegation to the 21st meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Friday and join the heads of state summit virtually via video link.
16 SEP 2021 07:40 AM IST
Australian Prime Minister offers Chinese Xi ‘open invitation’ to talks
The Australian Prime Minister offers Chinese Xi an “open invitation” to talks after the announcement of the submarine.
16 SEP 2021 07:19 IST
Australia to acquire US cruise missiles Tomahawk (PM)
Australia will acquire American Tomahawk cruise missiles, AFP reports.
16 SEP 2021 07:00 IST
Australia’s New South Wales reports 12 Covid-19 deaths, 1,351 local cases
The Australian state of New South Wales, at the heart of the country’s worst coronavirus outbreak, reported 12 deaths from Covid-19 on Thursday, the same number as the day before, and 1,351 new locally acquired cases, against 1,259 Wednesday.
16 SEP 2021 06:40 AM IST
Australian nuclear submarines to be banned in New Zealand waters: Ardern
New Zealand will not lift a decades-long ban on nuclear-powered ships entering its waters following the decision by Australia’s key ally to develop a fleet of nuclear submarines, the Prime Minister said on Thursday Jacinda Ardern.
16 SEP 2021 06:13 AM IST
China reports 80 new coronavirus cases for September 15 vs. 73 days ago
China on Thursday reported 80 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on the mainland for September 15, up from 73 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission.
16 SEP 2021 06:04 IST
PM Modi to inaugurate new Ministry of Defense office complexes in Delhi today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new office complexes built for Defense Ministry staff at two different locations in Delhi on Thursday. The two venues are Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue and the event will take place at 11am.
16 SEP 2021 05:27 IST
Fairs, exhibitions allowed in Delhi from Thursday
Public fairs and exhibitions will be allowed in Delhi from Thursday, as part of a gradual reopening of economic activities interrupted by the lockdown during the second wave of Covid-19 in the city.
16 SEP 2021 05:13 AM IST
First, SpaceX will send a fully civilian crew into Earth orbit
SpaceX is preparing to send the first fully civilian crew into Earth orbit on Wednesday night, wrapping up a summer of private spaceflight with one of the most ambitious tourism missions to date.
16 SEP 2021 05:05 IST
China launches emergency response after magnitude 6 earthquake struck Sichuan
China announced Thursday that it had launched an emergency response after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked southwestern Sichuan province in the morning, according to state-run Xinhua news agency.