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May 14, 2022 3:26 p.m. IST
Seven positively identified dead in Delhi’s Mundka fire
Seven of the 27 people who died have been positively identified in the Mundka fire tragedy in Delhi.
May 14, 2022 2:40 p.m. IST
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected UAE president
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed has been elected as the new president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), AFP news agency reported on Saturday citing state media.
May 14, 2022 1:51 PM IST
India to supply 65,000 tonnes of urea to Sri Lanka
India has assured Sri Lanka to immediately supply 65,000 metric tons of urea.
May 14, 2022 1:12 p.m. IST
China pulls out as host of 2023 Asian Cup due to pandemic
China is withdrawing as host of the 2023 Asian Football Cup due to a pandemic, AFP reports.
May 14, 2022 12:55 PM IST
VIP prison rooms will be converted into prison management blocks: Bhagwant Mann
All VIP rooms in prisons will be converted into prison management blocks to ensure smooth functioning of prison staff, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has said.
May 14, 2022 12:22 p.m. IST
Sunil Jhakar announces he is leaving the Congress party
Former PPCC leader Sunil Jakhar goes online on Facebook and announces that he is separating from Congress.
May 14, 2022 11:35 a.m. HST
Delhi CM orders inquiry into Mundka fire tragedy
Delhi CM orders investigation into Mundka fire tragedy, says: ‘Recognised officials will not be spared’.
May 14, 2022 11:34 a.m. HST
Arvind Kejriwal reaches Mundka fire site
Dehi Mundka fire: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the site of the incident after the building fire claimed 27 lives.
May 14, 2022 10:54 am IST
Gyanvapi Masjid investigation at UP begins after court order amid tight security
Two days after a court in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh ordered the investigation at the Gyanvapi Mosque to continue amid objections over videography inside the compound, tight security was seen while that those responsible were beginning the court-mandated task. Read more
May 14, 2022 10:04 a.m. HST
Extend GST compensation period to be extended for another 3 years : P Chidambaram
GST compensation period to be extended for another 3 years, says former finance minister, P Chidambaram.
May 14, 2022 09:51 IST
3 police officers killed in Guna, MP
Three policemen shot dead by disbelievers in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh early on Saturday.
May 14, 2022 09:00 IST
India bans wheat exports with immediate effect to control rising prices
India bans wheat exports with immediate effect to control rising domestic prices, reports PTI, citing official notification
May 14, 2022 08:35 IST
India’s daily Covid tally sees slight increase with 2,858 infections
India’s daily Covid tally sees slight increase with 2,858 infections; active cases at 18,096; 11 dead in 24 hours.
May 14, 2022 08:23 IST
Delhi Mundka fire: 2 arrests
Delhi Mundka fire update: 2 people arrested; they are the owners of the business where the fire started, cops say.
May 14, 2022 07:55 IST
Ram Nath Kovind, wife leaves for Jamaica and Saint Vincent, Grenadines
President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind leave for Jamaica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The president is visiting these two countries from May 15 to 21.
May 14, 2022 07:01 IST
Parag Agrawal tweets after Elon Musk bombshell
Hours after Elon Musk suspended the $44 billion Twitter takeover deal on Friday, Parag Agrawal – the social media giant’s CEO – issued a rare series of posts. Read more
May 14, 2022 06:14 IST
UN Security Council condemns killing of Al Jazeera journalist
The UN Security Council condemns the murder of an Al Jazeera journalist, reports AFP.
May 14, 2022 05:46 IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tested positive for Covid-19
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tested positive for COVID-19 with moderate symptoms.
May 14, 2022 05:35 IST
North Korea confirms 21 new deaths from ‘fever’
North Korea says 21 people have died and 174,440 people were found with “fever symptoms” on Friday alone.
Chhattisgarh Armed Forces jawan injured in IED explosion in Bijapur
Senior police officers have rushed to the scene and searches are underway in nearby jungles. CAPF jawan was admitted to a government hospital in Dantewada.
Posted May 14, 2022 3:05 PM IST
Chidambaram warns on religious places: “The status quo must be maintained, otherwise…”
The remarks by the former Union Minister came on a day when a court-mandated video investigation was carried out inside the Kashi Vishwanath Temple complex and Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Posted May 14, 2022 2:40 PM IST
Sunil Jakhar ‘an asset worth its weight in gold’: Navjot Sidhu says Congress…
Taking to Twitter, Sidhu described Jakhar as an “asset” and said, “Congress should not lose Sunil K Jakhar…(he) is an asset worth his weight in gold…Any dispute can be solved on the table.”
Updated May 14, 2022 2:31 PM IST
On the jibe of “pani puri sellers”, the Tamil Nadu minister makes this clarification
More recently, the debate over ‘imposing the Hindi language’ has been reignited after a Twitter exchange between Bollywood actor Ajay Ajay Devgn and Kannada actor Kiccha Sudeep.
Updated May 14, 2022 1:17 PM IST
Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitré | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
Delhi court grants bail to Wadhwan brothers in multi-crore scam
Extra Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh, when granting bail on Friday May 13, said: “In the present case as well, the Applicants/Defendants – Kapil Rajesh Wadhawan and Dheeraj Rajesh Wadhawan have not been arrested during the investigation.
Posted May 14, 2022 12:36 IST
Extend GST compensation period for another 3 years, Chidambaram asks Center
Congress leader and former union finance minister P Chidambaram said the GST compensation period was to be extended to three years following the “precarious state financial health situation”.
Updated May 14, 2022 11:43 am IST
India records slight rise in Covid tally for second consecutive day with 2,858 cases
The number of active cases in India currently stands at 18,096, or 0.04% of the total number of cases.
Posted May 14, 2022 11:19 IST
Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitré | Edited by Swati Bhasin