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Eid-al-Adha celebrations: Namaz offered at Delhi's Jama Masjid, across India

Published on Jun 17, 2024 07:17 AM IST

Eid-al-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic or lunar calendar.

Muslims perform prayers at Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid al-Adha(HT)

Huge political slugfest over EVM 'unlocking' charge: Who said what? 10 points

A poll official has rejected a report by Mid-Day as “false news” and said a defamation notice had been issued to the publication.

The Election Commission said EVMs are standalone devices without any wires or wireless connectivity with units outside the EVM system.
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 07:24 AM IST

BJP leaders hit back after Cong's Kerala unit mocks PM Modi over meet with Pope

BJP leaders from Kerala, including Union minister George Kurian, accused the grand old party's Kerala unit of ‘mocking’ Pope Francis and the Christians.

Pope Francis greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives for a session during the G7 Summit, in Savelletri Di Fasano, Italy, Friday, June 14, 2024. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 17, 2024 06:07 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Latest News, Live Updates Today June 17, 2024: Eid-al-Adha 2024 celebrations across India, namaz offered at Delhi's Jama Masjid; Kerala governor, CM greet people

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Live live Latest news on June 17, 2024: Muslims perform prayers at Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid al-Adha(AFP)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 07:17 AM IST

Study flags lowest snow cover in Hindu Kush region since 2003

Unusually low snowfall in Hindu Kush Himalayas this year could impact water supply for over 600 million people in the Gangetic river basin, warns new research.

The Hindu Kush-Himalaya-Tibetan Plateau region (Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 04:57 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

6 of eight Maoists killed in Narayanpur encounter were most wanted: Police

Chhattisgarh Police identified six senior Maoists killed in Narayanpur encounter with ₹48 lakh reward. 131 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh this year.

A security official who suffered injuries during an encounter with Maoists being treated, on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 01:54 AM IST
By, Raipur

Statues of freedom fighters moved to Prerna Sthal in Parliament complex

VP Dhankhar inaugurated Prerna Sthal in Parliament for statues of freedom fighters, sparking controversy with opposition leaders criticizing the move.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar pays tribute at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Prerna Sthal, on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 01:49 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Heatwave warning scaled up to ‘red’ alert in Delhi

Delhi faces third warm night, eighth heatwave day, and 35th day above 40°C. Red alert issued by Met office. Relief expected with thunderstorm on Thursday.

Vendors take rest in the shade of a tree on a hot summer day in New Delhi on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 04:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Adopt zero-terror plan in Jammu region: Union home minister Amit Shah

Amit Shah directs the army, paramilitary forces, and intel agencies to replicate Kashmir's anti-terrorism success in Jammu after recent terror attacks.

Union home minister Amit Shah at the review meeting in New Delhi on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 04:56 AM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan, New Delhi

T20 WC is now in make-or-break stage for India

India progresses to the Super Eight stage of the T20 World Cup, facing Afghanistan, Australia, and Bangladesh/Netherlands. Can they end their ICC title drought since 2013?

For Rohit Sharma and his India teammates, this is where the action really begins. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 05:12 AM IST
ByVivek Krishnan, New Delhi

Himanta Biswa Sarma ends this ‘VIP culture’ rule in Assam: ‘From July 1…’

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday announced that he and the chief secretary will start paying their electricity bills from July 1.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 10:27 PM IST

NEET-UG paper leak case: Bihar cops recover 6 post-dated cheques

NEET-UG paper leak case: Investigators are ascertaining details about account holders from the banks concerned.

Students holding placards protest against the alleged irregularities in the NEET examination, at Shashtri Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 04:56 AM IST

On India's circus capital, and Sreedharan Chambad, performer-turned-chronicler

Sreedharan Chambad, 86, died on June 15 in Patyam near Thalassery

Sreedharan Chambad, a trapeze performer who later ran his own circus company before graduating as an author-screenwriter.
Published on Jun 16, 2024 09:29 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram temple chief priest flays NCERT over revised textbook, says…

Ram Mandir chief priest Satyendra Das Maharaj's remarks come after the NCERT's revised textbooks hit the market with numerous deletion and changes.

The consecration ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi temple took place on January 22 this year.(HT File)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 09:28 PM IST

Unabated rains hit Sikkim rescue ops, 1,200 tourists stuck

Around 1,200 tourists are stranded in north Sikkim as most parts of the region remained cut off because of damages on roads, bridges.

The section of a road damaged due to landslides triggered by incessant rainfall at Mangan in North Sikkim on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 04:56 AM IST

‘Chat bhi meri, pat bhi meri’: Scindia attacks Rahul Gandhi over EVM hack claims

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Congress and Rahul Gandhi attack claim EVM fraud only when their party loses the polls.

Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.(File)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 08:26 PM IST

‘Khata Khat…’: Union minister slams Congress over fuel price hike in Karnataka

Hardeep Singh Puri compared the fuel prices in Karnataka with those in other BJP-ruled states and claimed that the prices are lower in BJP-ruled states.

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri slams Karnataka govt for hiking fuel prices.
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 08:54 PM IST
By | Written by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

BJP's Raja Singh detained at Hyderabad airport amid communal tension in Medak

A clash erupted between two communities over the alleged illegal transport of cows on Saturday in the Medhak district of Telangana.

BJP leader Raja Singh detained at Shamshabad Airport.
Published on Jun 16, 2024 07:20 PM IST

‘Tax money looted by Congress govt’: Kumaraswamy on Karnataka fuel price hike

The Karnataka government on Saturday increased sales tax on petrol and diesel, resulting in a hike in their prices.

Union Minister for Steel and Heavy Industries H D Kumaraswamy.(PTI)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 07:18 PM IST

Evening brief: NCERT chief responds to tweak in textbooks; respite from heat

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

NCERT has made new revisions to its textbooks
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 06:33 PM IST

Only efforts involving Russia, Ukraine will lead to peace: India at Swiss summit

India has decided not to associate itself with joint communique or any other document emerging from the peace summit because of its position on Russia & Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrives for a photograph with heads of states and country representatives during the Summit on peace in Ukraine at the luxury Burgenstock resort, near Lucerne, in Switzerland on June 15, 2024. (AFP)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 08:34 PM IST

EVM row: 'No OTP required to unlock voting machine,' says Mumbai poll official

The poll official said that a notice has been issued to Mid-day newspaper for defamation and spreading false news.

Vandana Suryavanshi, returning officer of Mumbai North West Lok Sabha constituency.(ANI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 08:12 PM IST

Amit Shah directs forces to replicate Kashmir Valley success in Jammu

Union home minister Amit Shah stressed on using modern technology to strengthen the local intelligence network, locating the tunnels used by terrorists and dealing with the drone intrusions

Union home minister Amit Shah chairs a high level meeting to review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and preparedness for Amarnath Yatra at North Block in Delhi on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 06:18 PM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan

NEET-UG row: Pradhan says ‘lot of improvement needed in NTA’ after oppn attack

The opposition on Sunday escalated its attack on the government and demanded that a Supreme Court appointed committee investigate the NEET-UG 2024 results

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to the media over the NEET issue in New Delhi on June 13, 2024.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 06:09 PM IST

Mumbai poll official refutes media report, says EVM fully safeguarded against manipulation

Mumbai poll official refutes media report, says EVM fully safeguarded against manipulation

Mumbai poll official refutes media report, says EVM fully safeguarded against manipulation
Published on Jun 16, 2024 05:52 PM IST
PTI |

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea reacts to ‘missing remains’ report

Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, claims no skeleton remains were found in 2012, reacting to reports of them going ‘missing’.

Indrani Mukerjea, accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora. (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 05:37 PM IST

Two held in Assam with Yaba tablets worth 9 crore: Police

Police said they intercepted an auto-rickshaw in that area and recovered the Yaba tablets kept under the seats

Border Security Force (BSF) and Assam police arrest two drug peddlers in Karimganj’s Ramkrishna Nagar on Saturday night. (HT Photo/Sourced)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 05:28 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Bihar: 5 feared drowned as boat capsizes in Ganga, 12 rescued

Officials said several teams, including the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), began their operations and rescued 12 people

A boat carrying 17 people capsized at Umantha ghat in Bihar (Twitter/video screengrab)
Published on Jun 16, 2024 05:15 PM IST

Smaller disposal, detection teams can be formed for bomb threats, Delhi HC told

Smaller disposal, detection teams can be formed for bomb threats, Delhi HC told

Smaller disposal, detection teams can be formed for bomb threats, Delhi HC told
Published on Jun 16, 2024 05:10 PM IST
PTI |

At marathon meet, Amit Shah pushes for Kashmir-like 'zero terror plan' in Jammu

The high-level meeting, attended by key security officials including NSA Ajit Doval, discussed intensifying counter-terror operations.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs a high level meeting to review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and preparedness for Amarnath Yatra, in New Delhi, Sunday, June 16, 2024. NSA Ajit Doval is also seen. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2024 05:25 PM IST
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