Tag: Delhi

Highlights: Diplomatic advisor to French President calls on PM Modi in Delhi

  • Jul 06, 2023 10:54 PM IST

    Iran and Sudan look to restore diplomatic ties

    Iran and Sudan said on Thursday they were planning to restore ties after the Iranian foreign minister met his acting Sudanese counterpart for the first time since diplomatic relations between the two countries were severed seven years ago, reported Reuters. 

    Sudan’s foreign ministry said in a statement that the meeting, on the sidelines of a Non-Aligned Movement meeting in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, had discussed restoring relations “as soon as possible”.

  • Jul 06, 2023 08:51 PM IST

    Parts of Rajasthan to receive light to moderate rainfall in next 4-5 days: MeT

    Due to the active progress of monsoon in Rajasthan, the meteorological (MeT) department has predicted light to moderate rains in most of the state’s eastern part along with its Bikaner and Jodhpur divisions in the next four to five days, reported PTI. 

    There is a strong possibility of heavy rains at some places and very heavy rains at one or two places, it said.

  • Jul 06, 2023 07:43 PM IST

    Diplomatic advisor to French President calls on PM Modi in Delhi

    Emmanuel Bonne, diplomatic advisor to French President called on PM Modi in Delhi on Thursday. He also met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and held wide-ranging talks with a focus on PM’s visit to Paris next week.

  • Jul 06, 2023 07:38 PM IST

    US companies add nearly half a million jobs, most in over a year

    US companies added almost half a million jobs in June, the most in over a year and underscoring the ongoing strength of the labor market, reported Bloomberg. 

    Private payrolls increased by 497,000 last month, marking the biggest advance since February 2022, according to figures published Thursday by the ADP Research Institute in collaboration with Stanford Digital Economy Lab. It

  • Highlights: Delhi records 509 new Covid cases; positivity rate rises to 27%

  • Apr 05, 2023 09:32 PM IST

    Delhi records 509 new Covid cases; positivity rate rises to 27%

    Delhi Wednesday recorded 509 Covid-19 cases at a positivity rate of 26.54 per cent.

  • Apr 05, 2023 08:15 PM IST

    Maharashtra reports slight dip in Covid cases; 569 new infections in 24 hours

    Maharashtra on Wednesday reported slight dip in Covid cases with 569 infections in 24 hours. The tally is less than yesterday’s total of 711 infections in a single day. Two new deaths were reported today, the state government data reported.

  • Apr 05, 2023 07:40 PM IST

    Prakash Raj ‘shocked and hurt’ by Kichcha Sudeep’s statement

    Actor-politician Prakash Raj on Wednesday expressed shock over leading Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep extending support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections. Sudeep Sanjeev, popularly known as Kichcha Sudeep, announced that he will campaign for chief minister Basavaraj Bommai and the names suggested by him, giving “star power” to the ruling BJP’s campaign for the May 10 Assembly elections.

  • Apr 05, 2023 06:46 PM IST

    Abdul Kavi, accused in BSP MLA Raju Pal murder, surrenders in CBI court

    Abdul Kavi, accused in BSP MLA Raju Pal murder, surrenders in the CBI court . He was absconding for the past 18 years.

  • Apr 05, 2023 06:17 PM IST

    President Murmu presents Padma awards for 2023 at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    President Droupadi Murmu conferred the Padma Awards for the year 2023 at the second Civil Investiture Ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

  • Apr 05, 2023 05:41 PM IST

    Zelenskyy visits Poland to thank ally and meet Ukrainians

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his wife were welcomed with military honours, tributes and praise in Poland on Wednesday at the start of a state visit meant as a gesture of thanks by Kyiv to its neighbour

  • Highlights: Delhi Police nabs peon of MCD school for raping 10-yr-old girl

  • Mar 23, 2023 09:26 PM IST

    Class 5 student of MCD-run school gang-raped by 4, 54-yr-old peon held

    A class 5 student was allegedly gang-raped by a 54-year-old peon working in her MCD-run school and his three accomplices after sedating her, PTI reported. 

  • Mar 23, 2023 08:07 PM IST

    Pakistan for settling ‘core issue’ of Kashmir in line with UN resolutions

    Pakistan wants peaceful ties with all neighbours, including India, and the “core issue” of Jammu and Kashmir must be settled in line with UN resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri people, Pakistani chargé d’affaires Salman Sharif said on Thursday.

  • Mar 23, 2023 07:36 PM IST

    2019 Jamia violence: HC reserves order on police plea challenging discharge of 11 people

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea by Delhi Police challenging a trial court order discharging JNU student Sharjeel Imam and student activists Asif Iqbal Tanha and Safoora Zargar in a 2019 Jamia Nagar violence case.

  • Mar 23, 2023 07:36 PM IST

    Earthquake tremors in Manipur

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 on the Richter Scale hit 60km ESE of Moirang, Manipur today at 6:51 pm IST: National Centre for Seismology.

  • Mar 23, 2023 06:25 PM IST

    Hindenburg shorts Jack Dorsey’s payments firm Block

    Hindenburg Research said on Thursday it held short positions in Jack Dorsey-led payments firm Block Inc.

  • Mar 23, 2023 05:07 PM IST

    Fresh countrywide mock drills at hospitals soon to test Covid preparedness: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan

    Amid the spike in influenza cases in the country and the uptick in Covid-19 cases over the past couple of weeks, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday said a mock drill will be done soon in all the states and Union Territories to assess their preparedness to meet the twin