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Sri Lanka keeps schools shut amid fuel crisis

Authorities also announced countrywide power cuts of up to three hours a day from Monday because they can't supply enough fuel to power generating stations.
People wait to buy fuel at a fuel station in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 27, 2022.(AP)
People wait to buy fuel at a fuel station in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 27, 2022.(AP)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 07:33 AM IST
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Ekanth Shinde trust vote today after speaker's move against team Uddhav| Top 10

Maharashtra political turmoil: The BJP's Rahul Narwekar, 45, was elected as assembly speaker on day 1 of the special session. 
Mumbai, July 03 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde with State Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other MLAs congratulate the newly-elected State Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar, at Vidhan Sabha, in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI Photo)(Deepak Salvi)
Mumbai, July 03 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde with State Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other MLAs congratulate the newly-elected State Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar, at Vidhan Sabha, in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI Photo)(Deepak Salvi)
Published on Jul 04, 2022 06:52 AM IST
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Shinde camp holds meet, speaker Narwekar removes Sena MLA ahead of floor test

  • A letter issued by Rahul Narvekar's office reinstated Eknath Shinde as the Shiv Sena's legislative party leader and recognised the appointment of Bharat Gogawale from the Shinde camp as the chief whip of the Sena, removing Sunil Prabhu, who belongs to the Uddhav Thackeray faction.
Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde shows victory sign as he arrives to attend the special session of the Assembly in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI)
Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde shows victory sign as he arrives to attend the special session of the Assembly in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 11:50 PM IST
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Karnataka govt asks all schools to hoist Tricolour in August

  • They have also been told to ask drivers of their vehicles to hoist the national flag on vehicles, Karnataka higher education minister CN Ashwath Narayan said.
The Union government has announced multiple campaigns to celebrate 75-years of Independence in August. (HT PHOTO)
The Union government has announced multiple campaigns to celebrate 75-years of Independence in August. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 11:15 PM IST
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3 dead after shooting at shopping mall in Copenhagen; one arrested

The Copenhagen police had tweeted that teams of officers had been sent to the mall after reports of a shooting. They advised people inside the mall to stay put and await police assistance.
An ambulance and armed police are seen during the evacuation of people at the Fields shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 3, 2022 after Danish media reported a shooting. (Photo by Olafur Steinar Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP)
An ambulance and armed police are seen during the evacuation of people at the Fields shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 3, 2022 after Danish media reported a shooting. (Photo by Olafur Steinar Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 01:52 AM IST
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Aarey forest controversy: How an environmental issue became a political one

  • The issue that resurfaced after the Eknath Shinde-led alliance government with the BJP came power in Maharashtra pertains to the new regime's proposal to shift the Metro-3 car shed project back to Mumbai's Aarey forest, an 1,800-acre area, often termed as the megalopolis's 'green lung'.
People stage a protest against the State Government over the construction of a metro rail car shed in Aarey Forest, in Mumbai.(ANI)
People stage a protest against the State Government over the construction of a metro rail car shed in Aarey Forest, in Mumbai.(ANI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:14 PM IST
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Daily brief: Fadnavis promises probe into theft angle, mastermind sent to 7-day

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
 Final moments captured in CCTV footage from the night of 21st June show Amravati-based shop owner Umesh Kolhe who was stabbed to death on his scooter and three accused on a bike near a school building, in Amaravati. (Picture grab from the CCTV visuals, verified by police.) (ANI Photo)(ANI)
 Final moments captured in CCTV footage from the night of 21st June show Amravati-based shop owner Umesh Kolhe who was stabbed to death on his scooter and three accused on a bike near a school building, in Amaravati. (Picture grab from the CCTV visuals, verified by police.) (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:06 PM IST
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People of Telangana paving way for double-engine govt: Modi at Hyderabad rally

  • PM Modi, who addressing a massive public meeting titled 'Vijay Sankalp Sabha' at the Parade Grounds in Hyderabad, said, the will of the people be fulfilled when the BJP comes to power in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at 'Vijaya Sankalp Sabha' in Hyderabad, Sunday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at 'Vijaya Sankalp Sabha' in Hyderabad, Sunday.(PTI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 08:54 PM IST
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Half genuine, half sponsored: Fadnavis on protests against Aarey car shed

  • Environmental activists and leaders of political parties, including the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have begun staging protests at the Aarey Colony against the proposal to build a Metro-3 car shed.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis(ANI)
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis(ANI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 06:52 PM IST
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Modi warns against mocking parties that ruled for long, now on terminal decline

  • Addressing the BJP national executive meeting in Hyderabad, the PM said India was fed up with dynastic politics and dynastic political parties. “It is difficult for such parties to survive for long,” he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the concluding session of the BJP's National Executive meeting, in Hyderabad on Sunday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the concluding session of the BJP's National Executive meeting, in Hyderabad on Sunday.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 06:30 PM IST
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What did Kejriwal say on Udaipur & Amravati killings?

The killing of a pharmacist in Maharashtra's Amravati and tailor Kanhaiya Lal in Udaipur have sparked massive outrage across the country. The National Investigation Agency is probing both the killings.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 05:02 PM IST
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Evening brief: DGCA seeks explanation from IndiGo over pan-India flight delays

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
According to reports, several IndiGo flights across the country were flying behind schedule due to the non-availability of crew members.(AP file photo)
According to reports, several IndiGo flights across the country were flying behind schedule due to the non-availability of crew members.(AP file photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 04:52 PM IST
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DGCA seeks explanation from IndiGo over nationwide flight delays

  • According to reports, several IndiGo flights across the country were flying behind schedule due to the non-availability of crew members.
File photo of an Indigo aircraft.
File photo of an Indigo aircraft.
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 06:57 PM IST
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Rains lash parts of Delhi, traffic snarls likely | Watch

  • The weather department announced the onset of monsoon in the national capital on Thursday, June 30.
Rains lash parts of Delhi.
Rains lash parts of Delhi.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 04:30 PM IST
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'Even Kasab didn't have...': Aaditya Thackeray on security of rebel Sena MLAs

"What are you scared of? That some of your MLAs may run away? Why so much fear?" Aaditya Thackeray said ahead of Sunday's crucial Speaker election in which BJP candidate Rahul Narwekar won.
Aaditya Thackeray at Maharashtra Assembly on Sunday. (PTI)
Aaditya Thackeray at Maharashtra Assembly on Sunday. (PTI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 01:42 PM IST
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Akhilesh Yadav's big rejig in Samajwadi Party week after Lok Sabha bypolls

In a tweet, the Samajwadi Party said Yadav had dissolved all the posts including the national presidents and state chiefs of all cells, state and district executive wings, youth and women outfits and other departments of the party.
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.(HT Photo)
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 01:29 PM IST
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Eknath Shinde attacks Uddhav Thackeray, says no MLA was forced to support him

After passing the first test of number on Sunday in the Speaker election, chief minister Eknath Shinde said the rebel MLAs had faith in him throughout and it is a huge thing as he is just a small worker of the party. 
Eknath Shinde in the Maharashtra Assembly on Sunday after Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Speaker. 
Eknath Shinde in the Maharashtra Assembly on Sunday after Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Speaker. 
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 01:39 PM IST
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Who is Rahul Narwekar, the new Maharashtra speaker?

Rahul Narwekar, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Colaba in South Mumbai received 164 votes against the Sena candidate Ranjan Salvi.
Maharashtra speaker Rahul Narwekar.(PTI)
Maharashtra speaker Rahul Narwekar.(PTI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 12:38 PM IST
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Aaditya Thackeray alleges some Sena MLAs were locked up; ‘We sealed office’

As commotion spread after the Sena office in the Maharashtra Assembly was found sealed off, Aaditya Thackeray said some Uddhav camp MLAs were locked up in the office following which the Uddhav camp decided to lock the office. 
The Sena's office in the Vishan Bhavan was sealed which created commotion ahead of Sunday's voting for the Speaker post. (Anshuman Poyrekar/ HT)
The Sena's office in the Vishan Bhavan was sealed which created commotion ahead of Sunday's voting for the Speaker post. (Anshuman Poyrekar/ HT)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 11:43 AM IST
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Villagers nab two Lashkar terrorists in J&K, hand them over to police

Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Taliban Hussain is a mastermind of the recent IED blasts in the Reasi district. The J&K Police had announced reward to anyone who would inform the authorities of his whereabouts. 
Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists in custody of Jammu and Kashmir Police.(Twitter/Police Media Centre, Jammu)
Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists in custody of Jammu and Kashmir Police.(Twitter/Police Media Centre, Jammu)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 11:39 AM IST
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Tina Dabi's ex-husband IAS officer Athar Amir Khan gets engaged, shares photo

In April this year, IAS officer Tina Dabi married IAS officer Dr Pradeep Gawande in a private ceremony in Jaipur where both of them are posted. Tina and Athar got divorced in 2021. 
IAS officer Athar Amir Khan has got engaged to Dr Mehreen Qazi, a year after his divorce with IAS officer Tina Dabi. 
IAS officer Athar Amir Khan has got engaged to Dr Mehreen Qazi, a year after his divorce with IAS officer Tina Dabi. 
Published on Jul 03, 2022 11:14 AM IST
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BJP's Rahul Narwekar is new Maha assembly speaker, Shinde floor test tomorrow

The Maharashtra assembly is holding a special two-day session after days of political tumult. 
Mumbai: Member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and BJP Maharashtra speaker candidate Rahul Narwekar (in white shirt and black vest coat) arrives to attend a special session of Maharashtra Assembly, at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai,(PTI)
Mumbai: Member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and BJP Maharashtra speaker candidate Rahul Narwekar (in white shirt and black vest coat) arrives to attend a special session of Maharashtra Assembly, at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai,(PTI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 10:48 AM IST
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By | Reported by Faisal Malik | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Army rebuilds bridges overnight to clear route for Amarnath Yatris| Video

  • The annual pilgrimage - to a 3,880-metre-high cave shrine of Lord Shiva located in the Himalayas - began on June 30.
A video shared by the Indian Army showed the military taking part in the reconstruction exercise on a rocky terrain. (ANI video screengrab)
A video shared by the Indian Army showed the military taking part in the reconstruction exercise on a rocky terrain. (ANI video screengrab)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 10:28 AM IST
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Fire breaks out in train in Bihar. All passengers reported to be safe| Video

  • Visuals showed the engine in flames and smoke billowing while the journey to the destination came to a halt.
Visuals showed the engine in flames and smoke billowing while the journey to the destination came to a halt.(ANI video screengrab)
Visuals showed the engine in flames and smoke billowing while the journey to the destination came to a halt.(ANI video screengrab)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 10:04 AM IST
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Raj Thackeray's son Amit against new govt's Aarey decision, says: 'Shocking'

Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray said the decision of the new government on Aarey is shocking for him and to all environment activists and animal lovers.
Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray has requested the new Maharashtra government to reconsider its decision of construction the metro car shed in Aarey. 
Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray has requested the new Maharashtra government to reconsider its decision of construction the metro car shed in Aarey. 
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:48 AM IST
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Why Karnataka civic workers went on a strike and what Bommai govt has done now

Pourakarmikas protest: The sanitation workers have been demanding dignified working conditions for quite some time. 
Bengaluru: Pourakarmikas (safai karamchari) shout slogans during their statewide indefinite strike demanding regularization of their services, dignified working conditions, post-retirement benefits and other welfare measures, at Freedom Park in Bengaluru, Friday, July 1, 2022.(PTI)
Bengaluru: Pourakarmikas (safai karamchari) shout slogans during their statewide indefinite strike demanding regularization of their services, dignified working conditions, post-retirement benefits and other welfare measures, at Freedom Park in Bengaluru, Friday, July 1, 2022.(PTI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:33 AM IST
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Imran Khan's wife Bushra Bibi's purported audio gets leaked: Report

In the purported audio, Bushra Bibi charts out social media campaign plan for Imran Khan's party and also questions why they have been inactive suddenly. 
Bushra Bibi allegedly mentions about her friend Farah Khan also in the audio clip. 
Bushra Bibi allegedly mentions about her friend Farah Khan also in the audio clip. 
Published on Jul 03, 2022 08:50 AM IST
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Sharad Pawar says ‘never given bouquets by governor’ after Eknath Shinde oath

Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis took oath earlier this week after the fall of MVA government and Uddhav Thackeray resignation. 
Mumbai: Newly elected Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde being presented a bouquet by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during his oath-taking ceremony, at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, (PTI)
Mumbai: Newly elected Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde being presented a bouquet by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during his oath-taking ceremony, at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, (PTI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 08:47 AM IST
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