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  • 20:22

    PM Modi, Mamata, Adar Poonawalla among Time Magazine's 100 'most influential people of 2021'

  • 20:00

    Mumbai Police file supplementary chargesheet against Raj Kundra in pornography case

  • 19:48

    Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina says his party would fight upcoming assembly elections on its own strength to form next govt in the Union Territory

    (PTI)

  • 19:35

    PM Modi launches 'Sansad TV'; VP Naidu warns of fake news, sensationalism

    'Sansad TV', which merges the Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV after deliberations of over two years, was officially launched on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi reminding that "content" is king while Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu warned that the current media scene is confronted with the challenge of "fake news and sensationalism" due to the 'breaking news' syndrome.

  • 19:21

  • 19:20

    Mewat region has become a big hub of terrorists: Rajasthan BJP MLA

    Mosques are being built over temples.Girls are being abducted. Land of members of SC community is being snatched away. I won't be exaggerating if I say that Mewat region has become a big hub of terrorists: Rajasthan BJP MLA Madan Dilawar on his 'Mini Pakistan' reference for Mewat

    (ANI)

  • 19:07

  • 18:59

    'Sansad TV' to be on OTT platforms, social media, says PM Modi

    Role of media has also changed over the years...it's bringing revolution, which is why it becomes important to transform in line with modern technology... I have been told that 'Sansad TV' will be on OTT platforms, social media and will have its app as well: PM Modi

    (ANI)

  • 18:58

    Parliament is the heart of democracy, media is 'eyes and ears'. We have to ensure their health...: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at launch of 'Sansad TV'

    (ANI)

  • 18:46

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered high alert in the state following the arrest of four more members of an ISI-backed terrorist module involved in bid to blow up an oil tanker with an IED tiffin bomb last month: Chief Minister's Office

    (ANI)

  • 18:39

    Delhi Court issues notice to Bollywood singer-actor 'Yo Yo Honey Singh (Hirdesh Singh) on a fresh application filed by his wife Shalini Talwar, seeking to restrain him from creating third party rights on immovable & movable assets owned by him or his companies in UAE

    (DHNS)

  • 17:48

  • 17:37

    Tata Sons puts in financial bid for Air India: Company spokesperson

  • 17:08

    BJP MP Arjun Singh gets 'Z' category security. The CISF has taken the charge of providing security cover to the leader since Tuesday. Ministry of Home Affairs had issued the order on September 13.

    (ANI)

  • 16:50

    If Mahatma Gandhi gave his entire life to understand the Hindu religion so why did Godse kill him. It is a contradiction and you have to think about it: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

    (ANI)

  • 16:47

    Income Tax authorities search 6 premises linked to Sonu Sood

  • 16:34

    Average 77 rape cases daily reported in India in 2020, totalling 28,046 such incidents during the year: NCRB

    3,71,503 cases of crime against women reported across country last year, down from 4,05,326 in 2019 and 3,78,236 in 2018: NCRB data

    (PTI)

  • 16:33

    So far more than 75 crore vaccinations have been administered in India. We will soon cross the 100 crore vaccinations mark: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the 'Indo-US Economic Summit'

    (ANI)

  • 16:31

    Delhi Police, IB officials interrogate 6 terror suspects arrested yesterday

    A Delhi Court sent them to 14-day Police custody earlier today.

    (ANI)

  • 16:13

    A moratorium of 4 years has been approved for the dues of telecom service providers. Those who avail of the moratorium, will have to pay interest on the moratorium amount at MCLR + 2% rate: Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Communications

    (ANI)

  • 15:57

    Today the cabinet has decided to allow 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) through automatic route in the telecom sector. All safeguards will be applicable: Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Communications

    (ANI)

  • 15:54

    BCCI allows spectators for IPL matches

    In great news for cricket fans, the Indian Premier League (IPL) will allow spectators in the stadium.

  • 15:53

    Spectrum sharing is also being completely allowed, it has been made completely free: Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Communications

    (ANI)

  • 15:49

    The swearing-in ceremony of the new cabinet of CM Bhupendra Patel will take place on September 16 at 1.30 pm at Raj Bhavan, Gandhinagar

  • 15:42

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to Australian PM Scott Morrison.

    "We reviewed the rapid progress in India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, incl through recent 2+2 Dialogue. We exchanged perspectives on regional developments & forthcoming Quad meeting," says PM.

    (ANI)

  • 15:42

  • 15:41

    Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik Light gets permission for Phase 3 trials in India

    (ANI)

  • 15:36

    All non-telecom revenue to be taken out of AGR; PM took a bold decision, says Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Communications

    (ANI)

  • 15:34

    Cabinet approves relief package for telecom sector

    The Union Cabinet is believed to have approved a package for the telecom sector, aimed at giving relief to companies such as Vodafone Idea that have to pay thousands of crores in unprovisioned past statutory dues, according to sources.

  • 15:33

    In the telecom sector, nine structural reforms and five process reforms have been approved by the cabinet: Vaishnaw

    These reforms will change the framework of the entire telecom sector. They will deepen and broaden the industry: Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister for Communications

  • 14:34

    Covid-19 restrictions and relaxations in West Bengal extended up to September 30

  • 14:33

    Bhabanipur constituency Returning Officer sends notice to BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal, asking her to reply as to why permission for her further rallies shouldn't be stopped. She has to file a reply by 5pm today.

  • 14:31

    Reforms for gems & jewellery sector to help achieve $ 43.75 bn export target this year: Patel

    Introduction of reforms for the gems and jewellery industry such as revamped gold monetisation scheme, reduction in import duty of gold, and hallmarking would help push its growth rate and achieve $43.75 billion exports target for this fiscal year, Union Minister Anupriya Patel said on Wednesday.

    Gems and jewellery sector contributes about 7 per cent to GDP and 10-12 per cent to the country's total merchandise exports.

    The Minister of State for Commerce and Industry said gems and jewellery exports stood at $9.2 billion in the first quarter of 2021-22.

    "On the policy front, the government has introduced a number of reforms, such as the revamped Gold Monetisation Scheme, reduction in import duty of gold, hallmarking, etc. which would help the industry to grow to the next level," she said.

    She expressed hope that these measures "would not only help the industry to transform but will take the exports on a steep upward trajectory".

    This would help the industry achieve an export target of $43.75 billion this year as well as achieve the goal of GJEPC (gems and jewellery export promotion council) to take gems and jewellery exports to $75 billion in coming years, she added.

    (PTI)

  • 12:40

    Delhi announces 'complete ban' on firecrackers for Diwali in light of increased pollution during the festival

  • 11:38

    Nine Hong Kong activists get 6-10 months in prison for unauthorised Tiananmen vigil

    Nine Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were sentenced to between six and 10 months in prison on Wednesday for taking part in an unauthorised assembly at last year's vigil for the victims of China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on protesters.

    The former British colony, which returned to Chinese rule in 1997 with the promise of wide-ranging freedoms, traditionally holds the largest June 4 vigil in the world.

    (Reuters)

  • 11:33

    Truecaller plans to list on Nasdaq Stockholm

    Swedish mobile phone directory and caller identification service Truecaller on Wednesday said it planned to list its Class B shares on Nasdaq Stockholm.
    Depending on market conditions, the listing is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of this year, the company said in a statement.

    (Reuters)

  • 10:31

    PM Modi greets engineers on Engineers Day

  • 10:30

    Japan PM Suga calls North Korea's ballistic missile launch 'outrageous'

    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday called North Korea's ballistic missile launch "outrageous", and strongly condemned the action as a threat to peace and security of the region.

    The South Korean military said earlier in the day the North had fired two ballistic missiles.

    (Reuters)

  • 10:25

  • 09:36

    One more accused has been arrested from Thane in connection with a case of gang rape of a minor girl. The arrested accused has been sent to police custody for 7 days: Pune City Police, Maharashtra A total of 17 persons has been arrested so far in this case

  • 09:34

    India sees 27,176 new Covid-19 cases

    India on Wednesday reported 27,176 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry data showed.

    Active cases stand at 3,51,087. 38,012 persons recovered in the last 24 hours increasing the total recoveries to 3,25,22,171.

  • 09:34

    North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from its east coast

    North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from its east coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, days after testing a long-range cruise missile.

    (Reuters)

  • 08:43

    7th Foreign Office Consultations between India and Chile held in Santiago

    7th Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between India and Chile was held in Santiago on Sept 14 During the FOC, both sides comprehensively reviewed the entire gamut of their bilateral relations which included trade & investments, defence, agriculture, health & energy, Ministry of External Affairs said.

  • 08:41

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  • 06:55

    Apple unveils iPhone 13, 13 Pro series with upgraded camera; India price, availability details

    As anticipated, Apple on Tuesday (September 14) took the wraps off the new-generation iPhone 13 and 13 Pro series during the virtual event in Cupertino, US.


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