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Feb 09, 2022 04:10 PM IST
AIIMS Delhi to discontinue routine Covid-19 testing prior to surgeries/hospitalisation
The All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) Delhi on Wednesday announced to discontinue routine Covid-19 testing prior to inpatient hospitalization and surgeries.
Feb 09, 2022 04:03 PM IST
Hijab row: Karnataka HC refers petitions challenging ban to larger bench
The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday transferred the petition challenging ban on hijab in college to a larger bench, news agency ANI reported. Read more
Feb 09, 2022 03:13 PM IST
Prescribed uniform in schools/colleges should be followed: Aaditya Thackeray
Amid the ongoing hijab row in Karnataka, Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray on Wednesday said if there is a prescribed uniform in schools/colleges it should be followed.
“Only education should be the focus at centers of education. Religious or political issues should not be brought to schools/colleges,” he added.
Feb 09, 2022 02:00 PM IST
UP election manifesto: Congress announces farm loan waiver, Godhan Nyay Yojana
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday announced the party’s election manifesto in which the party announced sops for farmers, covid warriors, teachers and medium scale enterprises. Read More
Feb 09, 2022 01:29 PM IST
Congress launches its manifesto for UP elections
Feb 09, 2022 01:07 PM IST
Jaishankar’s Afghan agenda in Doha, Indo-Pacific in Manila
Before heading to Quad foreign ministers’ meeting in Australia on Friday, external affairs minister S Jaishankar today will be engaging with his Qatar counterpart on Afghanistan, bilateral investments, and comprehensive energy partnership. Read More
Feb 09, 2022 12:24 PM IST
Malayalam news channel MediaOne moves division bench against Kerala HC order upholding I&B ministry ban
Madhyamam Broadcasting Ltd, parental company of Malayalam news channel ‘Media One’ files appeal to Kerala HC’s Division Bench against its order which upheld the order of IB Ministry to revoke license of the channel from the list of permitted news channels citing security reasons.
Feb 09, 2022 11:53 AM IST
SC notice to Future group on plea of Amazon
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Future group on an appeal of US e-commerce major Amazon against the January 5 order of the Delhi High Court staying the ongoing arbitration proceedings before an arbitral tribunal over Future Retail’s ₹24,500-crore merger deal with Reliance.
Feb 09, 2022 10:54 AM IST
First nasal spray for treating adult Covid-19 patients launched in India
Mumbai based innovation-driven global pharma company Glenmark has launched Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (FabiSpray) in India, in partnership with SaNOtize, for treatment of adult patients suffering from Covid-19.
Feb 09, 2022 10:27 AM IST
Instagram reactivates Chinar Corps account after one week
The Instagram account of the Indian Army’s Srinagar-based Chinar Corps has been activated today after being suspended for more than a week. Facebook and Instagram accounts of the Corps had been suspended more than a week ago: Army officials
Feb 09, 2022 09:22 AM IST
India’s Covid-19 tally rises by 71,365
India adds 71,365 fresh cases to its Covid-19 tally. The daily positivity rate is at 4.54 per cent, according to the Union ministry of health affairs.
Feb 09, 2022 09:17 AM IST
Army rescue team reaches Kerala mountaineer trapped in a hill in Palakkad
Army mountaineering team reaches 23-year-old R Babu finally. Given water. Officer said they crawled four hours to reach the trapped trekker.
Feb 09, 2022 09:00 AM IST
Rescuers 200m away from trapped Kerala trekker, para troopers could be deployed
The Indian Army, Navy and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have launched one of the biggest operations to rescue a trapped trekker in Kerala’s Palakkad. The rescuers are just 200 metres away from 23-year-old R Babu, who is trapped in a hill cleft in Palakkad’s Malampuzha village since Monday. Read More
Feb 09, 2022 08:11 AM IST
Travelling to Canada? Read Indian embassy’s advisory on anti-mandate stir
As protests against the Canadian government’s vaccine mandate continue in the country’s capital, Ottawa, the city-based High Commission of India has issued an advisory, as well as a helpline number, for Indian citizens who are in Canada or scheduled to visit the country. Read More
Feb 09, 2022 07:36 AM IST
Hijab row: Maintain peace, says Karnataka high court as tempers flare
Observing that only a “mischievous section will keep the issue burning,” the Karnataka high court on Tuesday appealed to students and the public at large to maintain peace as the hijab row escalated in various parts of the state. Read More
Feb 09, 2022 06:42 AM IST
Quad focused on action, not talk, says O’Farrell on grouping meet in Melbourne
The Quad is a permanent body “focused on action, not talk” and the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines across the Indo-Pacific is expected to be one of the key issues to be discussed when foreign ministers of the grouping meet in Melbourne this week, Australian high commissioner Barry O’Farrell has said. Read More
Feb 09, 2022 06:33 AM IST
Early morning showers in Delhi
Rain lashed parts of the national capital in the early hours of Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain in the national capital and its adjoining areas.
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The decision to lift the night curfew was taken during the cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister Jai Ram Thakur here on Wednesday, an official spokesperson said.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 03:53 PM IST
- The Congress leader further slammed Modi stating that he should have kept in mind the dignity of the post he is occupying.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 03:51 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
The High Court was hearing a petition filed by two girl students from Udupi’s pre-university government college against the state government’s directive prohibiting them to attend classes wearing a hijab, a headscarf worn by Muslim women.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 03:45 PM IST
Protests of uniform which parts of Karnataka saw can not be ruled out in Bengaluru and hence the restrictions are being imposed, the government order said.
Updated on Feb 09, 2022 03:30 PM IST
In this terrorist strike, hospitals were targeted for the first time in the country. In a blast that took place at the Civil Hospital, 37 people lost their lives. They included some who had rushed to the hospital to donate blood to the injured victims who were brought to the hospital for treatment.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 03:19 PM IST
Karnataka education minister BC Nagesh said students did not want to gherao the burqa-clad girl whose video has gone viral on social media amid the ongoing hijab row.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 02:21 PM IST
India will engage Qatar in Afghanistan as its position is different from Pakistan with close ties with the Kandahari faction rather than the Haqqani Network supported by ISI. Cementing ties with Philippines post-sale of BrahMos is top of EAM Jaishankar’s agenda.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 12:49 PM IST