SEP 11, 2021 06:26 PM IST
New York holds first moment of silence to remember 9/11 dead
New York holds the first moment of silence to remember those who died in the 9/11 attacks, AFP reports.
SEP 11, 2021 06:24 PM IST
New York ceremony to mark 20 years of 9/11 attacks begins
The ceremony in United States’ New York to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks has begun, AFP reported.
SEP 11, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Pak’s ISI chief hosts counterparts from China, Russia, and others, to discuss Afghanistan situation
The ISI chief of Pakistan Lt General Faiz Hamid held a meeting in Islamabad on Saturday with the counterparts of China,Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to deliberate on emerging security situation in Afghanistan and how to coop for ensuring peace and stability.
SEP 11, 2021 05:37 PM IST
Centre cuts edible oils import duty by up to 2.5 per cent
The central government on Saturday made a fresh cut in edible oils import duty by up to 2.5 per cent, and also suspended a cess on the items to stem rising prices, an official statement informed. In June, the Centre had decreased palm oil duties by 10 per cent. Notably, India meets up to two-thirds of its domestic demand for vegetable oils through imports.
SEP 11, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Breast milk pump bank opened in Ludhiana
The Ludhiana district administration in Punjab has opened a breast milk pump bank in the premises of the mother and child section in the Civil Hospital. Two electric pumps, 10 manual pumps, 16 containers, and one steriliser have been offered to the bank by the local administration, news agency ANI reported.
SEP 11, 2021 04:46 PM IST
‘BJP workers risked their lives to help the needy during Covid’: Nadda
The BJP president said that according to all surveys, the party’s victory in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls – scheduled next year, is “certain.” “Not only in UP, but the return of BJP is certain in Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur too,” he added.
SEP 11, 2021 04:10 PM IST
SIT formed to probe Mumbai’s Sakinaka rape case: Police chief
The 45-year-old accused in the case has been sent to police custody till September 21. Read more.
SEP 11, 2021 04:08 PM IST
‘Discussed further collaborations in responding to Covid-19 challenges’: Jaishankar on dialogue with Australian FM Marise Payne
Union external affairs minister S Jaishankar also said that on June 4, 2020, during the first India-Australia virtual leader’s summit, the prime ministers of both countries – Narendra Modi and Scott Morrison, respectively, “agreed to elevate our (India-Australia) relations to a comprehensive, strategic partnership.”
SEP 11, 2021 03:36 PM IST
‘9/11 reminder of barbaric acts of terrorism’: Australian defence minister Peter Dutton
Dutton and Australian foreign minister Marise Payne are currently in India for a dialogue with their Indian counterparts Rajnath Singh and S Jaishankar.
SEP 11, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani resigns
The chief minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, resigned on Saturday.
SEP 11, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Mumbai’s rape case accused sent to police custody till Sept 21
A court in Mumbai has sent Sakinaka rape and assault accused to police custody till September 21, news agency ANI reported. A statement issued by Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s office said that he will “ensure strictest punishment is given to the perperator.”
SEP 11, 2021 02:30 PM IST
At least 9 injured in scuffle between workers of BJP and Youth Congress in Ludhiana
At least nine people were left injured after scuffle broke out between the workers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Youth Congress outside BJP’s office near clock tower in Ludhiana on Saturday. The Youth Congress workers had staged a protest outside BJP’s office against inflation, and planned to put a lock on the venue. When BJP workers tried to stop them, clashes broke out with both parties exchanging punches, kicks and also hitting one another with sticks. Heavy police force has been deployed in the area now to avert further clashes between both the parties.
SEP 11, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Map shows flight paths of four airlines hijacked on September 11, 2001
A map tweeted by AFP shows the flight paths of the four airlines hijacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001. All passengers, including the hijackers onboard the four planes died during the attacks 20 years ago in the US.
SEP 11, 2021 02:00 PM IST
Philippines reports record 26,303 new daily coronavirus cases
The Philippines on Saturday reported a record 26,303 daily coronavirus cases.
The health ministry said confirmed cases rose to 2.206 million, while deaths rose by 79 to 34,978.
SEP 11, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Vehicles damaged in a landslide incident near Rudraprayag area
Vehicles damaged in a landslide incident near Rudraprayag area on Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway, due to heavy rainfall.
SEP 11, 2021 01:32 PM IST
Odisha’s daily Covid-19 cases drop below 700
Odisha’s daily detection of new Covid-19 cases dropped below 700 after a gap of three days as 630 more people including 116 children tested positive for the infection on Saturday, taking the state’s caseload to 10,15,713, a health department official said.
SEP 11, 2021 01:25 PM IST
China administered total of 2.14 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines as of September 10
China has administered a total of 2.14 doses of Covid-19 vaccines as of September 10, data from the National Health Commission showed on Saturday.
SEP 11, 2021 01:06 PM IST
Queen Elizabeth says prayers for victims and survivors of 9/11
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday that her prayers remained with the victims and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and paid tribute to the communities that joined together to rebuild after the devastation.
SEP 11, 2021 12:38 PM IST
Woman raped in stationary tempo in Mumbai’s Sakinaka dies
Woman, who was raped and brutally assaulted in stationary tempo in Mumbai’s Sakinaka early on Friday, dies during treatment: Police.
SEP 11, 2021 12:22 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh National Highway 305 blocked
Himachal Pradesh National Highway 305 blocked after a truck overturned near Jalori Pass in Kullu.
SEP 11, 2021 12:02 PM IST
9/11 remembered for ‘attack on humanity’: PM Modi
9/11 remembered for ‘attack on humanity’, but on same date, Swami Vivekananda preached humanitarian values: PM Modi.
SEP 11, 2021 11:33 AM IST
PM Modi launches Sardardham Bhavan
PM Narendra Modi launches Sardardham Bhavan, Ahmedabad, via video conferencing. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel also present alongside.
SEP 11, 2021 11:32 AM IST
Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Palghar
A fire broke out in a chemical factory at Boisar Tarapur industrial area of Palghar district of Maharashtra at 3 AM on Saturday.
SEP 11, 2021 11:12 AM IST
3 persons dead, infant missing as vehicle plunges into canal in Jammu
Three persons, including a couple, were killed while a rescue operation is on to trace out a missing baby after a private car plunged into a canal in the outskirts of Jammu early on Saturday, police said.
SEP 11, 2021 11:04 AM IST
Farmers to end protest at Karnal mini-secretariat today
Karnal impasse ends. Farmers to end protest at Karnal mini-secretariat today.
SEP 11, 2021 10:54 AM IST
S Jaishankar welcomes Australian FM Marise Payne with a fist bump
EAM S Jaishankar welcomes Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne with a fist bump.
Marise Payne along with Australia Defence Minister Peter Dutton arrived in New Delhi, yesterday for ‘2+2’ ministerial dialogue.
SEP 11, 2021 10:43 AM IST
WHO seeks more data from Sputnik V makers for granting EUL
The World Health Organisation has sought some more data from Russia’s Gamaleya National Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, developer of Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V for according Emergency Use Listing status for the jab. Sputnik V is currently manufactured in India and being sold by Dr Reddy’s Laboratories under Emergency Use Authorisation route.
SEP 11, 2021 10:29 AM IST
CNG price may rise 10-11% in October
CNG and piped cooking gas prices in cities such as Delhi and Mumbai may be hiked by 10-11 per cent next month as the government-dictated gas price is set to rise by about 76 per cent, ICICI Securities said in a report.
SEP 11, 2021 09:49 AM IST
Gas explosion in Chinese apartment building kills 8: Report
Eight people were killed by an explosion and fire Saturday caused by a leak from a liquefied gas cylinder in an apartment building in northeastern China, a state news agency reported.
SEP 11, 2021 09:37 AM IST
India reports 33,376 fresh Covid-19 cases, 308 deaths in last 24 hours
India recorded 33,376 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 33,208,330, while the death toll climbed to 442,317 with 308 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Saturday.
SEP 11, 2021 09:00 AM IST
Light to moderate rain in city and suburbs: BMC
Light to moderate rain in city and suburbs with the possibility of occasional intense spells: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
SEP 11, 2021 08:40 AM IST
US honors 9/11 dead on 20th anniversary of attacks
America marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday with solemn ceremonies given added poignancy by the recent chaotic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and return to power of the Taliban.
SEP 11, 2021 07:58 AM IST
Victim’s sister marks 9/11 at stalled trial in Guantanamo
A woman whose fireman brother died in the 9/11 attacks expressed frustration at the lack of a resolution in the nine-year-old trial of the perpetrators, but said she was hopeful for eventual justice.
SEP 11, 2021 07:17 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hit 31km WSW of Joshimath
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hit 31km WSW of Joshimath, Uttarakhand at 05:58 IST today: National Center for Seismology.
SEP 11, 2021 07:03 AM IST
One held for kidnapping minor in Delhi
Delhi Police on Friday arrested one person for allegedly kidnapping a minor in the national capital.
SEP 11, 2021 06:35 AM IST
Fighting in Myanmar kills at least 15 after uprising call
Fifteen to 20 villagers, including several teenagers, have been killed in some of Myanmar’s deadliest fighting since July between government troops and resistance forces, a villager and reports by independent media said Friday.
SEP 11, 2021 06:19 AM IST
India, Australia to hold 2 2 ministerial dialogue today
India will host the first-ever 2 2 Ministerial Dialogue with Australia on Saturday in New Delhi.
SEP 11, 2021 05:55 AM IST
At least 1 dead, 10 missing in landslide near Mexico City
A section of mountain on the outskirts of Mexico City gave way Friday, plunging rocks the size of small homes onto a densely populated neighborhood and leaving at least one person dead and 10 others missing.
SEP 11, 2021 05:52 AM IST
Met issues heavy rain warning for Odisha; yellow alert for 19 MP districts
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued heavy rainfall warning for Odisha over the next few days.
SEP 11, 2021 05:20 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Sardardham Bhavan in Ahmedabad today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sardardham Bhavan in Ahmedabad and also perform the ‘bhoomi pujan’ of Sardardham Phase-II Kanya Chhatralaya, a girls’ hostel at 11am on Saturday via video conference.
SEP 11, 2021 05:04 AM IST
Covid-19 cases in Australia’s second biggest state hits 13-month high
Australia’s second most populous state on Saturday reported the biggest one-day rise in locally acquired Covid-19 cases in more than a year.