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MP: Homes of 11 demolish after cops find ‘beef’ in their refrigerators

According to the report, a tip-off was received about large number of cows being held captive for slaughter in Bhainwahi area in Nainpur

The houses of the11 accused were demolished as they were on government land(HT File)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 11:02 PM IST

Rare flesh-eating bacteria spreads in Japan, can kill people in 2 days

A total of 977 cases of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) have been discovered in the country till June 2.

A total of 977 cases of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) have been discovered in the country by June 2.(NHK/National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 10:21 PM IST

Noida woman claims she found centipede inside Amul ice cream ordered online

The incident comes day after a piece of a “human finger” was found inside an ice cream cone in Mumbai.

The resident, identified as Deepa, said that she had ordered a box of Amul ice cream through Blinkit. (X)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 09:32 PM IST

Odisha CM Mohan Majhi keeps home, finance; deputy CMs get agriculture, tourism

Mohan Charan Majhi was sworn in as Odisha's first BJP chief minister on Wednesday.

Odisha Chief Minister-designate Mohan Charan Majhi takes oath during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Odisha government, in Bhubaneswar, Wednesday, June 12, 2024.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 09:33 PM IST

G7 Summit: Video of Giorgia Meloni's stare at Emmanuel Macron goes viral

G7 Summit: The video showing Giorgia Meloni rolling her eyes at Emmanuel Macron surfaced hours after a debate over abortion rights language.

French President Emmanuel Macron is welcomed by Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on the first day of the G7 Summit, at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Savelletri, Italy, on June 13.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 08:58 PM IST

What is Smritivan Museum, shortlisted for Unesco's Prix Versailles Award 2024?

The Smritivan Earthquake Memorial Museum in Bhuj has been listed among the 7 most beautiful museums in the world under the prestigious Prix Versailles Award.

Smritivan: Museum in memory of Gujarat earthquake victims listed for UNESCO's Prix Versailles Award.
Published on Jun 15, 2024 07:54 PM IST

Porsche crash: Probe panel flags ‘misconduct’ in Juvenile Board's bail to minor

Pune Porsche crash: The case triggered outrage after the minor was granted bail by the Juvenile Board, asking him to write a 300-word essay on road safety

Two software engineers were killed in the car accident after a Porsche allegedly driven by a drunk teenager hit them in Pune's Kalyani Nagar on May 19.(PTI file)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 07:47 PM IST

Delhi water crisis: AAP asks Haryana to release water on humanitarian grounds

Several parts of Delhi have been facing an acute shortage of water supply amid an unprecedented high summer heat over the last fortnight.

A woman waits to collect drinking water from a tanker of Delhi Jal Board on a hot summer day as water crisis continues, at a slum in Geeta Colony area, in East Delhi, Saturday on June 14, 2024.(PTI)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 07:43 PM IST

Indian retail firms see rise in theft and inventory loss

It is highest in fashion, followed by gadgets like mobile phones, smartwatches & headphones where the risk-reward ratio is high due to small sizes & high values

The Delhi Aerocity — a commercial hub developed by GMR — is around 4km from terminals 2 and 3 and currently houses multiple hotels, retail stores, and food and beverage outlets.(HT Archive)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 07:25 PM IST
By | Edited by Abhyjith K. Ashokan

Uttarakhand: 14 killed as tempo traveller from Noida falls into Alaknanda river

Uttarakhand SDRF commandant Manikant Mishra said 10 died on the spot, two each at AIIMS Rishikesh and Rudraprayag district hospital.

Uttarakhand accident: State Disaster Response Force commandant Manikant Mishra said the death toll might go up as some of those injured were in serious condition.
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 11:00 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

RBI imposes 1.45 crore fine on Central Bank of India, 96.4 lakh on Sonali bank

RBI cited violations in customer protection and know-your-customer (KYC) norms.

Representational(Reuters)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 06:24 PM IST
By | Edited by Abhyjith K. Ashokan

Evening briefing: Uddhav reacts to Shinde camp's possible ‘homecoming’

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

Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray during a joint press conference in Mumbai on June 15.(PTI)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 06:18 PM IST

BS Yediyurappa alleges ‘conspiracy’ behind POCSO case against him

Returning to Bengaluru from Delhi, former Karnataka Chief Minister said some tried to create confusion and everyone knows the fact.

Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP leader BS Yediyurappa. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 06:12 PM IST

Massive demolition drive underway in Lucknow's Kukrail riverbed | VIDEO

Following a court order, the drive began in Akbarnagar I and II to demolish 1,068 illegal residential and 101 commercial structures.

Drone footage captures demolition of illegal constructions in Kukrail riverbed.(Lucknow Development Authority)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 06:05 PM IST

Delhi water crisis: Congress holds 'matka phod' rally against LS poll ally AAP

Several parts of Delhi have been facing an acute shortage of water supply amid an unprecedented high summer heat over the last fortnight.

Delhi Congress prisdent Devender Yadav during the 'matka phod' protest in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 06:03 PM IST

Karnataka hikes petrol and diesel prices by 3 per litre. Check latest rates

According to a gazette notification, the government revised sales tax on petrol and diesel by 29.84% and 18.44% respectively

Karnataka increased petrol and diesel price by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3 per litre.
Published on Jun 15, 2024 05:35 PM IST

Vivek Agnihotri reacts to action against Arundhati Roy, posts Kashmir Files clip

Delhi LG VK Saxena gave his nod to prosecute Arundhati Roy and Sheikh Showkat Hussain, under UAPA, for allegedly making provocative speeches.

Written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri and produced by Zee Studios, The Kashmir Files depicts the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley in the 1990s.
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 07:39 PM IST

India's electronics sector loses 1.25 lakh crore due to India-China tensions

Indian electronics manufacturers also saw 100,000 job cuts due to escalating tensions with China.

Representational(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 04:52 PM IST
By | Edited by Abhyjith K. Ashokan

Arunachal CM allocates portfolios to newly inducted ministers | Full list

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu has distributed portfolios among his council of ministers, with his deputy Chowna Mein getting Finance and Mama Natung Home.

Arunachal Pradesh Governor KT Parnaik in picture with the newly sworn state Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his Cabinet ministers during a swearing-in ceremony, in Itanagar on Thursday. (ANI)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 04:22 PM IST

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) gears up for J&K assembly polls, will contest 40 seats

The last assembly election in J&K was held in 2014, after which a coalition government of the BJP and the PDP came to power, but it collapsed in June 2018.

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) to contest 40 seats in the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 08:00 PM IST

‘Those who left me…’: Uddhav Thackeray on Eknath Shinde camp possible homecoming

Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray said the victory of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra is the beginning and not the end.

Mumbai: Shiv Sena (UBT) chief and former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 04:00 PM IST

Union minister Suresh Gopi calls Indira Gandhi ‘Mother of India’

Suresh Gopi had won Lok Sabha poll from Thrissur by defeating CPM candidate VS Sunilkumar by a margin of nearly 75,000 votes.

BJP leader Suresh Gopi greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi as taking oath as minister of state at Rashtrapati Bhavan on June 9.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 04:06 PM IST

Sharad Pawar 'thanks' PM Modi at MVA press conference: ‘Wherever he campaigned…’

Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray and Prithviraj Chavan, the leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi, held a joint press conference in Mumbai.

NCP-SCP supremo Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray at a press conference in Mumbai, (File)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 03:54 PM IST

When can Bihar, Bengal, other states expect rain relief? IMD's monsoon update

Gangetic West Bengal and part of Bihar are likely to get scattered light to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms and gusty winds over the next four days.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rain is very likely to continue over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya during the next 4-5 days.(MAHENDRA KOLHE/ HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 03:02 PM IST

Noida: Fire breaks out in two companies at Sector 67, fire tenders at spot

Several fire tenders have reached the spot and firefighting operations are ongoing. There are no reports of any injuries or damage yet.

Smoke billows out after a fire broke out in two companies in Noida on Saturday, June 15, 2024.(PTI)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 02:56 PM IST

On selfie video with Giorgia Meloni, here's how PM Modi reacted

On the invitation of Meloni, PM Narendra Modi travelled to Apulia to attend the G7 summit, his first overseas visit in the third term in office.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for a selfie with Italian PM Giorgia Meloni on the sidelines of the G7 Outreach Summit, in Apulia on Saturday.
(ANI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 03:00 PM IST

‘Strategic industry’: Union Minister Kumaraswamy on semiconductors amid row

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy was appointed the Minister of Heavy Industries and Steel earlier this week.

Union Minister for Steel and Heavy Industries H D Kumaraswamy(PTI)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 02:15 PM IST

PM Modi returns from Italy. Here's what he discussed with leaders at G7 summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the outreach session on artificial intelligence, energy, Africa and the Mediterranean at the G7 Summit in Italy.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, talks to U.S. President Joe Biden prior a group photo at the G7 in Borgo Egnazia, near Bari in southern Italy, Friday, June 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)(AP)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 02:05 PM IST

Bengaluru's top journalism institute, IIJNM, closes doors amid low applications

The Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) in Bengaluru has decided to cease its journalism programs due to low student applications.

IIJNM had offered specialized programs in print, television and multimedia journalism, but the current operating environment has made it difficult to sustain these offerings, it stated in the email.(Facebook)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 01:57 PM IST

‘Modi government may fall…’: Mallikarjun Kharge's ominous warning to BJP

Janata Dal United leader KC Tyagi accused Mallikarjun Kharge of attempting to create an atmosphere of anarchy.

Mallikarjun Kharge with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. (Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 01:42 PM IST
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