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  • Jul 18, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    Kerala reports India’s second Monkeypox case

    India’s second Monkeypox case has been reported in Kerala, the state health department said.

  • Jul 18, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    On Zubair’s plea, SC issues interim protective order in 5 FIRs lodged in UP

    Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine Alt News co-founder and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair’s petition seeking an urgent hearing on quashing of six first information reports (FIRs) lodged against him in several districts of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly outraging religious feelings.

  • Jul 18, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    Delhi Court extends ED remand of Chitra Ramkrishna in money laundering case

    Delhi Court extends 4 days remand of Chitra Ramakrishna, former MD and CEO of National Stock Exchange, in a money laundering case involving alleged phone tapping and snooping of employees of the stock exchange.

  • Jul 18, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Fact-checker Mohd Zubair’s plea to quash 6 FIRs to be heard today by Justice DY Chandrachud at 3 pm

    Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair’s petition. Justice Chandrachud is expected to hear the matter around 3pm.

  • Jul 18, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    Civil Aviation Minister Scindia chairs high level meet with ministry, DGCA officials on air passenger safety

    Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday chaired a high-level meeting with senior officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) over air safety after three emergency landings at airports in the country in the last 48 hours, ANI reported.

  • Jul 18, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh bus accident:  Maharashtra CM announces 10 lakhs ex gratia to victims’ kin

    Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde has instructed MSRTC (Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation) to provide ex gratia of 10 lakhs each to the kin of the deceased in the MSRTC bus accident in Narmada river: Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Office (CMO)

  • Jul 18, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    13 dead as bus falls into river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh

    As many as 12 people died after a bus fell into Narmada river in Khalghat, Khargone said official. About 40 people were present in the bus and 13 bodies have been recovered so far, said Narottam Mishra, home minister

  • Jul 18, 2022 10:59 AM IST

    On Alt News co-founder Mohd Zubair plea over 6 UP FIRs, SC says this

    Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair seeks urgent hearing from SC on his plea to quash the six FIRs in Uttar Pradesh. CJI asks his lawyer to mention it before justice DY Chadrachud where a similar case by Zubair is pending.

  • Jul 18, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    Rupee rises 6 paise to 79.76 against US dollar in early trade

    The rupee appreciated 6 paise to 79.76 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday as a positive trend in domestic equities supported the local unit. However, a strong American currency overseas and forex outflows restricted the rupee’s gain, dealers said.

  • Jul 18, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    Covid-19 cases: India logs 16,935 infections and 51 deaths in 24 hours

    India daily Covid tally drops below 20,000-mark after 4 days; 16,935 infections and 51 deaths in 24 hours.

  • Jul 18, 2022 08:16 AM IST

    Sri Lanka’s acting president Ranil Wickremesinghe declares state of emergency: Reuters

    Sri Lanka’s acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a state of emergency, according to a government notice released late on Sunday, as his administration seeks to quell social unrest and tackle an economic crisis gripping the island nation.

    “It is expedient, so to do, in the interests of public security, the protection of public order and the maintenance of supplies and services essential to the life of the community,” the notification stated.

  • Jul 18, 2022 08:13 AM IST

    Security tightened in Tamil Nadu district where violence broke out over death of class 12th student

    Police security tightened outside Sakthi ECR International school, Kaniyamoor in Tamil Nadu’s Kallakurichi where violence and vandalism broke out yesterday during the protests over the death of a girl studying in class 12th.

  • Jul 18, 2022 08:12 AM IST

    Vice President of Gambia arrives in India

    Vice President of Gambia Badara A Joof arrives in India. He is on a 5-day visit to India and will participate in CII-EXIM Bank conclave 2022 along with attending other bilateral engagements.

  • Jul 18, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    Gunman among 4 dead in US mall shooting

    Three people were fatally shot and two were injured Sunday evening at an Indiana mall after a man with a rifle opened fire in a food court and an armed civilian shot and killed him, police said. Read more

  • Jul 18, 2022 07:44 AM IST

    Wreath-laying ceremony of CRPF personnel ASI Vinod Kumar in J&K

    Security officials lay a wreath on the mortal remains of CRPF personnel ASI Vinod Kumar who lost his life in a terrorist attack in the Gangoo area of Pulwama yesterday.

  • Jul 18, 2022 06:43 AM IST

    Devotees take holy dip in Ganga on first day of ‘Sawan’

  • Jul 18, 2022 05:56 AM IST

    Ukraine’s Zelensky fires top security chief and prosecutor

    As Russian troops pressed their offensive in Ukraine’s east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired his state security chief and prosecutor general on Sunday, citing hundreds of criminal proceedings into treason and collaboration by people within their departments and other law enforcement agencies.

    “In particular, more than 60 employees of the prosecutor’s office and the SBU (state security service) have remained in the occupied territory and work against our state,” Zelenskyy said.

Kerala reports India’s second Monkeypox case

On July 15, the country had reported its first Monkeypox case in Kerala. A Kerala resident who had returned to UAE was found with symptoms of the virus. His samples were sent to the virology lab in Pune which confirmed the infection.

Kerala reported second Monkeypox infection. (HT photo)

Kerala reported second Monkeypox infection. (HT photo)

Published on Jul 18, 2022 03:57 PM IST

Assam college student held for pro-ULFA post on Facebook; 2nd arrest in 2 months

Since its formation in 1979, ULFA has been carrying out violent attacks on security personnel and civilians as part of its stated goal of an independent Assam. Following the Covid-19 outbreak, the outfit had declared a unilateral ceasefire last year, which still continues

The Assam police have arrested a 22-year-old college student for allegedly supporting the banned United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA) in a social media post (GETTY IMAGES.)

The Assam police have arrested a 22-year-old college student for allegedly supporting the banned United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA) in a social media post (GETTY IMAGES.)

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 03:32 PM IST

Prez polls: ‘Like Rajya Sabha… voted per my conscience’, says Cong’s Bishnoi

Presidential election 2022: Droupadi Murmu, the BJP-led NDA candidate, is widely expected to become the next president of India; she will be the first tribal leader to hold the post.

Haryana Congress leader and Adampur MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi said he had voted for the BJP-led NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu in the 2022 presidential election(HT File)

Haryana Congress leader and Adampur MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi said he had voted for the BJP-led NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu in the 2022 presidential election(HT File)

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 03:34 PM IST

On Zubair’s plea, SC issues interim protective order in FIRs lodged in UP

  • Justice DY Chandrachud asked courts and police in Uttar Pradesh not to take precipitative action on five FIRs lodged against him in the state until the SC hears the matter next on Wednesday.

Two cases against Zubair were registered in Hathras while one each was lodged in Ghaziabad, Muzaffarnagar, Lakhimpur Kheri and Sitapur. (File Photo)(HT_PRINT)

Two cases against Zubair were registered in Hathras while one each was lodged in Ghaziabad, Muzaffarnagar, Lakhimpur Kheri and Sitapur. (File Photo)(HT_PRINT)

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 03:45 PM IST

President Election 2022: BJP MLA from UP casts vote in Kerala

BJP’s Sevapuri MLA Neel Ratan Singh Patel, who is currently undergoing an Ayurvedic treatment at a hospital in northern Palakkad district, traveled upto Thiruvananthapuram to exercise his franchise at a polling station set up at the state Assembly complex.

There are no representatives for the BJP or its alliance in the 140-member Assembly.(REPRESENTATIVE IMAGES)

There are no representatives for the BJP or its alliance in the 140-member Assembly.(REPRESENTATIVE IMAGES)

Published on Jul 18, 2022 02:36 PM IST

Kerala CPM leader EP Jayarajan banned from flying IndiGo for 3 weeks. He hits back

The IndiGo airline’s investigation into the June 12 incident concluded that the conduct of the two Congress workers, who raised slogans against chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, and the CPM leader EP Jayarajan who tried to stop them was unruly

LDF convenor EP Jayarajan said the IndiGo airline’s probe was punishing him instead of praising him for preventing an assault on chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

LDF convenor EP Jayarajan said the IndiGo airline’s probe was punishing him instead of praising him for preventing an assault on chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 02:31 PM IST

‘Clear Cong is cross-voting’: Assam MLA amid reports from Gujarat, MP, Odisha

Presidential election 2022: Reports of cross-voting from Assam, Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in race between Droupadi Murmu and Yashwant Sinha to succeed Ram Nath Kovind.

Artists paint portraits of presidential candidates Droupadi Murmu and Yashwant Sinha. (PTI PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)

Artists paint portraits of presidential candidates Droupadi Murmu and Yashwant Sinha. (PTI PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 02:29 PM IST

Presidential election: Manmohan Singh arrives in wheelchair to cast vote | Video

Presidential Elections 2022: Voting for the presidential election in which NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu is pitted against joint Opposition pick Yashwant Sinha began earlier in the day with Modi being the first to cast his vote.

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh casts his vote for the Presidential election at Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh casts his vote for the Presidential election at Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 01:45 PM IST

‘India lost a true friend’: Lok Sabha pays tributes to Shinzo Abe, others

Paying tribute to former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said upon his untimely demise Japan lost a visionary politician while India lost a true friend

Lok Sabha also paid to tributes to former president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the third president of Kenya Mwai Kibaki and former parliamentarians who recently passed away. (PTI)

Lok Sabha also paid to tributes to former president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the third president of Kenya Mwai Kibaki and former parliamentarians who recently passed away. (PTI)

Updated on Jul 18, 2022 01:37 PM IST

Prez polls: BJP eyes 200 votes from Maharashtra as voting takes off in Mumbai

Maharashtra chief minister Shinde has claimed that 200 of the 288 legislators from the state will vote for Murmu, triggering speculation about a split in the votes of the Congress and NCP

Artists paint portraits of presidential candidates Droupadi Murmu and Yashwant Sinha, ahead of the Presidential elections in Mumbai on Sunday. (PTI PHOTO.)

Artists paint portraits of presidential candidates Droupadi Murmu and Yashwant Sinha, ahead of the Presidential elections in Mumbai on Sunday. (PTI PHOTO.)

Published on Jul 18, 2022 01:26 PM IST

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