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Updated on Feb 20, 2022 10:13 AM IST

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  • Feb 20, 2022 10:13 AM IST

    Rajasthan: Eight people died after their car fell off into the Chambal river in Kota

  • Feb 20, 2022 10:11 AM IST

    Pakistan: Three cops injured in grenade attack 

    Three policemen were injured in a hand-grenade attack at a police station in Pakistan’s Peshawar city, reports ANI.

  • Feb 20, 2022 09:32 AM IST

    India reports 19,968 new Covid cases in last 24 hours, deaths up at 673

    India logs 19,968 fresh Covid-19 cases and 673 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases stood at 2,24,187, accounting for 0.52% of the total infections, reports ANI.

  • Feb 20, 2022 07:54 AM IST

    FIR filed against IRS officer Sameer Wankhede for forgery

  • Feb 20, 2022 07:30 AM IST

    Tripura bans political programmes on school premises 

    Tripura’s Education department has issued an order putting restrictions on political rallies,  and programmes on School premises during School hours, reports ANI. 

Mixing terror with politics will damage national security

  • Such was the radicalisation that led to the Ahmedabad blasts that accused Imran Ibrahim Sheikh targeted the city hospital trauma centre, where his father had undergone a state-subsidised bypass surgery just a month ago, with a car bomb within an hour of the serial bombing.

Charred remains of vehicles and a victim at one of the site of 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts. A special court awarded the death sentence to 38 convicts for their involvement in the blasts, on February 18, 2022.(PTI)

Charred remains of vehicles and a victim at one of the site of 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts. A special court awarded the death sentence to 38 convicts for their involvement in the blasts, on February 18, 2022.(PTI)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 10:42 AM IST

Ahmedabad blast: Highly skilled, ‘man-eater leopard’ | Court’s 5 observations

The court in its order said there is no jail in the country which can keep them forever and releasing them will be like releasing a man-eater leopard in public.

Forensic experts collecting evidence from a blast site outside the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. The photo was taken on July 27, 2008. (AFP)

Forensic experts collecting evidence from a blast site outside the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. The photo was taken on July 27, 2008. (AFP)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Priyanka Chaturvedi asks Smriti Irani to rectify Juvenile Justice Amendment Act

In a letter to union women and child development (WCD) minister Smriti Irani, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi has alleged that the recent amendment made to the Juvenile Justice Act 2016 will have ‘adverse impact on children.’

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi has said that the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Act 2021 classifies some ‘serious offences’ against children as ‘non cognisable’. (PTI)

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi has said that the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Act 2021 classifies some ‘serious offences’ against children as ‘non cognisable’. (PTI)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 10:09 AM IST

Tripura orders ban on political events on school premises

  • The state government has made it mandatory to get a no objection certificate (NOC) for conducting any such political programmes on the premises.

The Tripura government has received reports against a section of headmasters allowing such programmes on school premises.(File Photo)

The Tripura government has received reports against a section of headmasters allowing such programmes on school premises.(File Photo)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 09:54 AM IST

Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Morning brief: Peaceful polling underway in Punjab, and all the latest news

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

An estimated 2.14 crore voters set to decide the fate of 1,304 candidates in the fray from 117 constituencies.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

An estimated 2.14 crore voters set to decide the fate of 1,304 candidates in the fray from 117 constituencies.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 08:59 AM IST

Breaking News: India reports 19,968 new Covid cases in last 24 hours, deaths up

Breaking news updates February 20, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

Updated on Feb 20, 2022 10:13 AM IST

Tamil Nadu records 1,051 fresh Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths

The cumulative recoveries increased to 33,87,839. The total active cases, including isolation, were 18,164, according to a bulletin.

Chennai: A health worker prepares an 'oxygen triage facility' for Covid-19 patients at Omandurar Government hospital in Chennai.(PTI/File)

Chennai: A health worker prepares an ‘oxygen triage facility’ for Covid-19 patients at Omandurar Government hospital in Chennai.(PTI/File)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 06:45 AM IST

India-China relations going through ‘very difficult phase’, says S Jaishankar

Jaishankar said that the situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has arisen due to the violation of agreements by China and noted that Beijing’s actions have become an issue of “legitimate concern” for the entire international community.

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany.(REUTERS)

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany.(REUTERS)

Published on Feb 20, 2022 06:43 AM IST

Modi launches 100 agricultural drones across the country

The drone blitz is said to be, by far, the largest collective agricultural drone exercise in the country. The prime minister said new technologies would bring a “world of opportunities for farmers and youth”.

The drone blitz is said to be, by far, the largest collective agricultural drone exercise in the country. (ANI)

The drone blitz is said to be, by far, the largest collective agricultural drone exercise in the country. (ANI)

Published on Feb 19, 2022 11:51 PM IST

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