Shobhit Gupta
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Earthquake of magnitude 4 strikes Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior

Madhya Pradesh earthquake: The earthquake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres.

(Representative image)
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 11:18 AM IST

World Tuberculosis Day 2023: History, significance, theme

World Tuberculosis Day: The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened the way towards diagnosing and curing this disease.

India has set the target of eliminating the disease by 2025.(Unsplash)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 10:27 AM IST

Bye-bye blue tick for ‘legacy’ Twitter verified users in April: What it means

The announcement was one of the earliest policy changes announced by owner Elon Musk, after he described the Twitter’s old system of verification as "corrupt".

Twitter introduced the verified accounts feature in 2009 to help users identify the genuine accounts.(AP)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 09:25 AM IST

Covid's XBB1.16 strain found in 349 cases: Symptoms, severity

As many as 349 samples of Covid-19's XBB.1.16 variant, which might have been behind the recent rise of coronavirus cases in the country, have been detected.

Covid omicron’s XBB 1.16 variant is being called the most contagious so far (Representative Image)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 04:42 PM IST

India records 1,300 new Covid cases, highest in 140 days

India covid cases: The death toll has increased to 5,30,816 with three deaths.

A health worker collects a swab sample for Covid-19 test at the District Hospital in Noida.(Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:04 AM IST

Smriti Irani birthday: Actress turned politician turns 47 today

Smriti Irani was born into a Marathi-Punjabi-Bengali family based in Delhi. She started her career as a model and actress in 1994, before entering into politics.

Union minister Smriti Irani (File)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 10:56 AM IST

Nation remembers Ram Manohar Lohia on 113th birth anniversary

Several leaders on the occasion tweeted Thursday to pay their tributes to the great freedom fighter.

Ram Manohar Lohia was born on March 23, 1910.(Twitter)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 09:57 AM IST

Mutual fund nomination deadline ends on March 31: Details here

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in its circular in June 2022, made the nomination mandatory for the existing mutual fund folios

An individual mutual fund unitholder can nominate a person to claim his/her funds in case of a tragic event.(MINT_PRINT)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 02:25 PM IST

Watch: Doctors deliver baby amid strong tremors in Kashmir's Anantnag

Earthquake: In India, the tremors were felt across Delhi-NCR region, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.

The Chief Medical Officer of Anantnag took to Twitter to share the incident.(Twitter/ @cmo_anantnag)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 12:53 PM IST

Delhi Budget 2023 LIVE: From traffic to garbage, 10 points

Delhi Budget 2023: The focus of the budget was on enhancing capital's infrastructure, sanitation, transportation besides usual focus on health and education.

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP govt unveils 2023 budget with theme ‘Saaf Sundar aur Aadhunik Dilli’(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Mar 22, 2023 12:17 PM IST

India records 1,134 new Covid cases, active tally crosses 7,000 mark

India Covid cases: The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,98,118).

The rise in Covid cases was attributed to the sudden change in season and people not taking the booster vaccine shot. (For representation)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 10:13 AM IST

Gudi Padwa 2023: Mumbai traffic updates ahead of Raj Thackeray's rally in Dadar

Gudi Padwa rally: Adequate police force will be deployed at the venue as thousands of party supporters are expected to attend the event, the official said.

Mumbai traffic police posted the advisory on their official Twitter account to alert citizens. (File image)
Updated on Mar 22, 2023 10:07 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2023: Devotees throng to Durga temples to seek blessings

Chaitra Navratri 2023: Chaitra Navratri begins on March 22 and ends on March 30.

During the nine-day celebrations, people pray to the nine avatars of Goddess Shakti.(Istock)
Updated on Mar 22, 2023 11:34 AM IST

World Water Day 2023: History, significance, theme

World Water Day 2023: The main objective is to inspire people to sustainably manage the freshwater resources and learn more about water-related issues.

World Water Day: The day is celebrated around the world since 1993.(Representative image/Unsplash)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 06:29 AM IST

Rain lashes parts of Mumbai, residents asked to take precautions

Mumbai rains: Mumbai had unexpected rain on Tuesday morning after the city recorded the highest temperature for 2023 so far on Monday at 39.4 degrees Celsius.

Mumbai rains: People using a umbrella for unexpected rain spells at Andheri, Mumbai. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT)
Published on Mar 21, 2023 08:49 AM IST

Google Doodle celebrates Nowruz: Know about UN-recognised international holiday

Google Doodles, the temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepages, commemorate many holidays, festivals, and the lives of famous pioneers.

The Google Doodle represents the theme with spring flowers — tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and bee orchids.(Google Homepage)
Updated on Mar 21, 2023 06:57 AM IST

International Day of Forests 2023: History, significance, theme

International Day of Forests: The theme for each year is chosen by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests. The theme for 2023 is 'forests and health.'

EcoSikh to plant 450 mini forests in Amritsar
Published on Mar 21, 2023 05:51 AM IST

Sikh BJP leader reminds Khalistanis over Tricolour incident: ‘It was an Indian…’

The tricolour flying atop the Indian High Commission in London was pulled down by a group of protesters in support of radical Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh.

The tricolour flying atop the Indian High Commission in London was pulled down by a group of protesters on Sunday.(Twitter/ @ANI)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 12:20 PM IST

St Patrick’s Day 2023: Everything you need to know

St Patrick’s Day: The first St. Patrick's Day was celebrated in 1600 in the then Spanish colony that is now St. Augustine, Florida.

St Patrick’s Day: The colour green is strongly associated with St Patrick’s Day for several reasons.(Istock)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 03:10 PM IST

YS Sharmila 'stopped' from leaving to protest over 'paper leak'

Political tensions in Telangana have been ramped up over the past few weeks as YSRTP prepare to take on KCR in the Assembly elections due this year.

YSR Telangana Party president YS Sharmila.(ANI)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 02:14 PM IST
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India records 796 new Covid cases, active tally crosses 5,000 after 109 days

Covid cases in India: The number recoveries has surged to 4,41,57,685 with the national recovery rate standing at 98.80%.

India has seen a rise in covid cases over the past few weeks. (iStockphoto)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 12:07 PM IST

Remembering Kalpana Chawla: First Indian-born American woman to go to space

Kalpana Chawla birth anniversary: Chawla received many medals, and awards posthumously for her contributions to space and science research.

Kalpana Chawla first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997, as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator. (File)
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 10:53 AM IST

World Sleep Day 2023: History, significance and theme

World Sleep Day: The annual event intends to celebrate the sleep and create awareness about its importance and issues affecting the health of the individuals.

World Sleep Day was first observed in 2008 by the World Sleep Society.(Freepik)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 08:41 AM IST

Lotus Chocolate open offer begins today: All you need to know

Lotus Chocolate open offer: Lotus Chocolate's shares have swung sharply after Reliance Retail acquired a 51% stake in December 2022.

Lotus Chocolate IPO: Lotus Chocolate, founded in 1988, is a B2B (Business to Business) firm that supplies cocoa products to big chocolate firms.(Twitter)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 04:07 PM IST

'Sad for the country..': Kejriwal on CBI FIR against Sisodia

Arvind Kejriwal's comments came after the CBI registered a fresh corruption case against Manish Sisodia in the 'Feedback Unit' case.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 03:15 PM IST

Watch: In 'world's first', pilot lands plane on Dubai's Burj Al Arab helipad

Czepiela is a former Red Bull Air Race Challenger Class World Champion and an Airbus A320 captain.

Red Bull Motorsports shared the heart-stopping video on Instagram.(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 12:07 PM IST

Quality Foils IPO closes today, subscribed 16.99 times on day 2

Quality Foils IPO: In the grey market, Quality Foils' shares were commanding a premium (GMP) of ₹18.

Quality Foils: The IPO opened on Tuesday, March 14, to strong demand and was oversubscribed 16.99 times.(Representative image)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 10:58 AM IST

National Vaccination Day 2023: History, significance, theme

National Vaccination Day 2023: India is now moving towards the eradication of measles and rubella through the vaccination of over 324 million children through MR vaccination campaigns.

National Vaccination Day 2023: WHO declared India Polio free on March 27, 2014.(UNICEF)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 08:15 AM IST

7th Pay Commission: Centre likely to announce DA hike today

Last revision in DA was done on September 28, 2022, which was effective from July 1, 2022.

The government last raised the DA upto 38% from 34 %, in September 2022.(Reuters)
Published on Mar 15, 2023 04:07 PM IST

Heavy traffic due to NH48, Chirag Delhi flyover closure: See alternative routes

The Delhi traffic police have suggested alternative routes for the commuters of Chirag Delhi and Delhi-Gurugram to avoid the inconvenience.

New Delhi, India - March 15, 2023: Massive traffic jam seen as workers conducts repair work over Chirag Delhi Flyover resulting in closure of its one lane for the movement of General Traffic in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 15, 2023 03:27 PM IST
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