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5 nominations, no award: Why Mahatma Gandhi never got Nobel Peace Prize?

The panel report found there were multiple reasons that worked against Gandhi for not being awarded the Peace Prize.

Mahatma Gandhi in Noakhali, Assam during the partition riots in 1947. (HT Photo)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 11:17 PM IST

Vande Bharat driver averts accident; hits brakes after spotting stones on tracks

Video of railway officials removing stones, rods from tracks went viral on social media.

Screengrab from video showing railway officials removing stones, rods from tracks(ANI)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 09:53 PM IST

‘Oppn dividing society on caste lines’, says PM amid Bihar's caste census report

Bihar government led by JD(U), RJD and Congress released its caste census survey report today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering during the foundation stone laying ceremony and dedicating various development projects worth around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>19,260 cr to the nation , in Gwalior on Monday.
Updated on Oct 03, 2023 01:41 AM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Who was Harpal Randhawa, Indian billionaire who died in Zimbabwe plane crash?

The September 29 crash resulted in all six people on board, including Randhawa and his son, losing their lives.

Harpal Randhawa (Twitter/Hopewell Chin'ono)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 09:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

12 children among 24 patients dead in hospital in Maharashtra's Nanded in 24 hrs

A senior doctor said the hospital faced difficulty due to transfers of staff and could not buy medicines.

At least 12 children were among 24 patients dead in a hospital in Maharashtra's Nanded
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 09:52 PM IST

Karnataka minister denies carpool ban in Bengaluru

Carpooling was considered as an effective move to reduce number of vehicles on Bengaluru roads. It involves group of people using one car to travel on road.

Karnataka transport minister Ramalinga Reddy said commercial Vehicles with yellow number plates, can be used for carpooling by following appropriate guidelines.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 08:37 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Evening brief: Nitish Kumar jabs BJP over caste census; Assam CM's dig at Rahul

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

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar(PTI)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 07:01 PM IST

Himanta Sarma invokes Op Bluestar to mock Rahul Gandhi for Golden Temple visit

On Monday, the former Congress chief participated in ‘sewa’ (voluntary service) at the Golden Temple.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arriving to pay obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Monday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 06:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

‘What was the need?’: SP MP on Bihar govt releasing caste census report

The Nitish Kumar government released the Bihar caste census survey which revealed that the OBCs and EBCs comprise 63 per cent of the state's population.

Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq,(ANI/X)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 06:31 PM IST

Who is Dalvir Suri, co-founder leaving delivery startup Dunzo?

Dalvir Suri, co-founder of delivery platform Dunzo, is leaving the company as it undergoes restructuring.

Dalvir Suri is one of the four co-founders of Dunzo.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 05:55 PM IST

Tata Punch e-SUV to have four variants, 12 lakh starting price: Report

The electric version of Tata Motors' Punch SUV is expected to be launched in October or November. It will be the company's fourth EV.

A test mule of Tata's Punch EV (HT Auto)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 04:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Bihar caste census survey: 112 EBC castes under reserved category. See full list

The survey revealed 112 castes in extreme backward classes and 30 castes in backward classes were among 196 reserved castes.

A file photo of Enumerator staff collecting information from residents for a caste-based census in Bihar.(Santosh Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 04:35 PM IST

South Asian store worker's head set on fire in California's Bay Area

South Asian man set on fire by serial shoplifter in California, victim is hospitalized and seeking funds for surgery.

South Asian store worker living in Bay Area in California attacked by a shoplifter
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:46 PM IST

Amit Agrawal to continue as UIDAI CEO for another year. Who is he?

Amit Agrawal joined UIDAI as CEO on June 19. His tenure has been extended till November 2, 2024.

UIDAI CEO Amit Agrawal(PIB)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:32 PM IST

Vivo's Y17s launched in India. Check prices, offers & specifications

The smartphone comes in 2 models: the 4GB+64GB, and the 4GB+128GB variants.

Vivo Y17s (Image courtesy: Vivo)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:17 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Bengaluru metro's purple line likely to be fully operational from October 6

The Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) had already inspected both the lines and KR Puram – Baiyappanahalli already received the safety nod.

Bengaluru metro's purple line likely to be fully operational from October 6
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 03:14 PM IST

Bihar caste-based survey: OBCs form whopping 63%, EBCs largest segment | Details

Bihar caste-based survey reveals OBCs (backward classes + extremely backward classes) make up 63% of the state's population.

An enumerator collects information from residents as part of the caste-based survey in Patna. (HT FILE)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 02:35 PM IST

Bihar caste survey says 63% people from backward, extremely backward classes

Bihar Caste Survey News: The Bihar government released the caste-based survey report. The extremely backward classes and the backward classes form the OBC.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Tejashwi Yadav (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Elon Musk shares vaccine-denying meme, gets slammed on X

Musk, who earlier claimed his third vaccine shot nearly landed him in the hospital, came under severe criticism from several X users.

Elon Musk under fire on X
Published on Oct 02, 2023 01:00 PM IST

US envoy Eric Garcetti mesmerized by sunrise at Kanyakumari's coast. See Pics

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti shares breathtaking photographs of sunrise at Kanyakumari, praises India's beauty and diversity.

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti at Kanyakumari coast.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 12:10 PM IST

CNG price reduced by 3/kg in Mumbai, PNG cut by 2/scm | Check rates

Mahanagar Gas Ltd (MGL) reduces prices of CNG and PNG in Mumbai and adjoining areas. CNG price reduced by ₹3/kg, PNG by ₹2/scm.

MNGL has reduced the retail price of CNG and PNG. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 11:00 AM IST

Watch: German singer's rendition of Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan

PM Narendra Modi shared a video posted by Cassandra Mae Spittmann on Instagram and said, “Gandhi Ji’s thoughts strike a chord with people all around the world!”

German singer Cassandra Mae Spittmann
Published on Oct 02, 2023 11:00 AM IST

Who is Shahnawaz – suspected ISIS terrorist arrested by Delhi Police?

An engineer by profession, Shahnawaz alias Shafi Uzzama was arrested by the Delhi Police's special cell and is currently being interrogated, officials said.

Shahnawaz alias Shafi Uzzama, a suspected Islamic State terrorist who was on the most wanted list of the NIA,
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 10:22 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Gold and silver prices on October 2: Check latest rates in your city

Gold and silver prices: 10 grams of 22-carat gold is now priced at ₹53,500 in Delhi on Monday.

Gold, silver prices today
Published on Oct 02, 2023 09:57 AM IST

Delhi Police arrests suspected ISIS terrorist Shahnawaz in major breakthrough

Delhi Police apprehend NIA's most wanted terrorist Shahnawaz, wanted in Pune ISIS case.

Mohammad Shahnawaz, alias Shafiuzzama Alam.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 09:37 AM IST

Gandhi Jayanti 2023: BSE, NSE to remain shut for trading on Monday

Stock markets to be closed on Gandhi Jayanti; Sensex rises 320 points on Friday; Nifty closes above 19,600 mark.

Sensex to remain closed on Gandhi Jayanti(Bloomberg)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 09:25 AM IST

‘Can reach Delhi airport in 20 mins’: Gadkari on upcoming infra projects

Urban Extension Road II in Delhi to open in 2-3 months, reducing travel time to airport from 2 hours to 20 minutes, says Gadkari.

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 08:34 AM IST

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Trevor Noah's shows: ‘Bangalore’s shambolic state has…’

Popular comedian Trevor Noah called off two stand-up shows in Bengaluru due to "technical issues".

New Delhi: Comedian Trevor Noah performs at the JLN Indoor Stadium during the opening leg of his 'Off The Record' India tour, in New Delhi, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 08:41 AM IST

mXmoto launches new Electric scooter starting at 85,000 | Range, features

Electric scooter manufacturer mXmoto has launched the mXv Eco in India, available in two variants with different battery packs and riding ranges.

mXv Eco utilises a night LifePO4 Battery Pack(mXmoto)
Published on Oct 01, 2023 08:44 PM IST
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