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Major fire erupts at PG hostel in Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar; some girls trapped

Massive fire in a girls' hostel in Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar area; 12 fire tenders have been rushed to the site, some girls are believed to be trapped.

A fire broke out in a girls' PG hostel in Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar area.
Published on Sep 27, 2023 09:00 PM IST

CBI registers preliminary enquiry into Delhi CM's home, AAP terms it vendetta

CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry into alleged irregularities in the construction of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 08:25 PM IST

‘Dominance of US is changing…Washington is adjusting to new world’: Jaishankar

EAM Jaishankar made observations on how the dominance of US and its relative power is changing giving way for redistrubution of power.

Union foreign minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.(AP)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 08:04 PM IST

Law Commission finalises report on lowering age of consent to 16, online FIR

The Law Commission of India met on Wednesday to finalise its report on several issues, including simultaneous polls, minimum age of consent, and online FIR.

Ritu Raj Awasthi, Chairperson of the Law Commission of India.
Published on Sep 27, 2023 07:26 PM IST
By | Reported by Saptarishi Das

Eid-e-Milad: Maharashtra declares public holiday on September 29

Maharashtra government has declared a public holiday on September 29 as Eid-e-Milad and Anant Chaturdashi were coinciding on Thursday.

People of the Dawoodi Bohra Community take part in a procession on the occasion of Eid Milad-Un-Nabi, in Bhopal on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 06:43 PM IST

Second Republican Debate tonight: Here are 5 points to ponder

Republican presidential candidates set to debate on Wednesday amidst various issues, including auto workers strike and Trump's legal troubles.

FILE - GOP presidential candidates stand behind their podiums during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif., on Sept. 16, 2015. (AP)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 05:34 PM IST

‘Height of disrespect’: Congress jabs BJP, CM Chouhan over candidates list

The BJP has so far named 79 candidates for the election to the 230-member Madhya Pradesh assembly.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and party State Chief VD Sharma during the 'Booth Sammelan', in Indore.(File photo / ANI)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 05:13 PM IST

IIT Kanpur to host annual ‘E-summit’ from October 13-15

Since its first edition in 2012, E-Summit continues to be a source of ingenuity and innovation, IIT Kanpur said in a statement.

Indian Institute of Kanpur will organise its annual ‘E-Summit’ from October 13-15.(HT File)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 04:51 PM IST

Several detained after NIA's multi-state crackdown on khalistani-gangsters nexus

NIA detains suspects in crackdown on terrorist-gangster-drug smuggler nexus; raids conducted in multiple states.

The National Investigation Agency conducted major raids across six states in three cases at 51 locations belonging to associates of Lawrence Bishnoi, Bambiha and Arsh Dalla Gangs. (For Representation)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 04:27 PM IST

IAS officer who emptied stadium to walk her dog compulsorily retired by govt

IAS officer Rinku Dugga, who was involved in a controversy for emptying a stadium of athletes to walk her dog, has been compulsorily retired by the government.

 Thyagraj Stadium (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 03:43 PM IST

Watch: Peeved Nitish Kumar's signboard swap order to ‘ending Hindi's importance'

CM Nitish Kumar went to inaugurate a digital library where he found a signboard written in English, gives lessons on Hindi's importance.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar(ANI)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 03:30 PM IST

Massive fire erupts at chemical factory in Mohali; multiple injuries reported

Massive fire at chemical factory in Punjab's Mohali leaves several with burn injuries. Cause and extent of injuries unknown.

Smoke billows from a chemical factory in Punjab's Mohali.(PTI / video screengrab)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 02:48 PM IST

Tech CEO Pava LaPere murdered, cops warn suspect will, ‘kill and he will rape’

Tech CEO Pava LaPere found murdered in Baltimore, suspect still at large and considered armed and dangerous.

Pava LaPere, CEO of Baltimore based EcoMap, was found dead in her flat on Monday morning
Published on Sep 27, 2023 11:53 AM IST

'Goldy Brar building hideout in California': Dossier on Khalistani terrorists

Sidhu Moosewala murder mastermind Goldy Brar tried to appeal for asylum in California, India's dossier on Canada-based terrorist revealed

India has shared details of Khalistani terrorists -- based in Canada -- with the government.
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 10:00 AM IST

Gold and silver prices on September 27: Check latest rates in your city

Gold and silver prices: 10 grams of 22-carat gold is now priced at ?54,900 in Delhi on Wednesday.

Today Gold Price, Silver Price
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 08:45 AM IST

Kotak Mutual Fund, CBSE launch ‘Seekho Paiso Ki Bhasha’ investor education plan

The initiative is aimed at empowering teachers across India, KMF said in a press release.

Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak Mutual Fund, announcing the initiative (YouTube/Kotak Mutual Fund)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 02:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Bank holidays in October: Branches to remain closed on 16 days. Check full list

Bank holidays in October: Branches will be non-functional on account of festivals, Sundays, and second/fourth Saturdays.

Representational Image
Published on Sep 27, 2023 01:28 AM IST
By, New Delhi

No financial assistance for illegal houses: Govt report after Joshimath survey

A team of government and UN agencies carried out survey in the subsistence-hit Joshimath region to discover ways for long-term recovery.

In Joshimath, 868 structures have developed cracks and 181 have been declared unsafe so far. (AP)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 10:49 PM IST

‘Employee dissatisfaction may impact…customers with a smile’: RBI deputy guv

Swaminathan said a well-informed and empowered frontline staff, who according to him, can transform customer grievances into opportunities.

RBI deputy governor Swaminathan J.
Published on Sep 26, 2023 10:36 PM IST

OTTplay, DistroTV join hands to stream over 180 free live channels in India

The partnership with DistroTV will significantly expand the content available to OTTplay Premium users.

OTTplay Premium currently gives access to over 24 OTT platforms with personalised recommendations of shows, web series and movies.
Published on Sep 26, 2023 10:06 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt signs MoU worth ?2,000 crore with ropeway firm Poma Group

Dhami said keeping in mind the geographical conditions of the state, there is immense potential for investment in the field of eco-friendly tourism.

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Published on Sep 26, 2023 09:51 PM IST

‘Deliver the change or get off the train’: Citgroup CEO warns employees

While Fraser has not disclosed the exact number of job reductions, her restructuring initiative created uncertainty among the workforce.

Citigroup CEO Jane Fraser(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 08:45 PM IST

1.50 crore Indians participated in G20-related activities: PK Mishra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's principal secretary PK Mishra said G20 was thus decentralised, democratised and taken to every corner of the country.

Principal secretary to Prime Minister PK Mishra.(PTI file)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 08:39 PM IST

Manipur reimposes ban on mobile internet for 5 days after fresh protests

The ban on internet services was re-introduced after protests erupted after the murder of 2 students and the pictures of their bodies went viral on social media

Students shout slogans during a protest against the killing of two missing students by unknown miscreants and the restoration of peace in India's northeastern state of Manipur in Imphal(AFP)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 08:50 PM IST

RBI deputy governor M Rajeshwar Rao gets term extension by one year. Who is he?

RBI has four deputy governors – two from within the ranks, one commercial banker and another an economist to head the monetary policy department.

RBI dy governor M Rajeshwar Rao
Published on Sep 26, 2023 08:00 PM IST

Jaishankar says India a ‘Vishwa Mitra’, recalls G20 presidency in UNGA address

Jaishankar's address took place against the backdrop of strained relations between India & Canada.

Indian EAM S Jaishankar (AP)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 07:54 PM IST

‘Respect for territorial integrity….cherry picking’: Jaishankar at UNGA

S Jaishankar on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly said respect for territorial integrity cannot be exercise in cherry picking.

S Jaishankar addresses the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. (AP)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 07:48 PM IST

What composes alien life? New study reveals they may not be carbon-based

Study finds self-sustaining chemical reactions that could support alien life forms, beyond Earth's organic compounds.

One of the two supposed ‘non-human alien corpses’ displayed at Mexico Congress(X(formerly Twitter)/@iohmbra)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 06:33 PM IST

Evening brief: Congress' jab after Modi's speech, all the latest news

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera. (File Photo/ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 06:31 PM IST
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