Highlights: Supreme Court to deliver verdict on Karnataka hijab ban tomorrow

  • 12 October 2022 22:53 IST

    The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on the hijab ban in Karnataka tomorrow

    The Supreme Court will on Thursday rule on a series of petitions challenging the ban on the hijab, the headscarf worn by some Muslim women, in educational institutions in Karnataka.

  • 12 October 2022 22:30 IST

    NASA is targeting the next launch of the Artemis Moon mission for November 14

  • 12 October 2022 22:15 IST

    Hindu Sena moves Delhi HC against Adipurush makers, actors

    An organization called Hindu Sena moved the Delhi High Court on Wednesday against the makers and actors of Adipurush.

  • 12 Oct 2022 21:54 IST

    The NGT has fined the Delhi government 900 cr due to improper solid waste management

    The National Green Tribunal has ordered the Delhi government to pay 900 million as environmental compensation for the improper management of urban solid waste, “citizens are unable to face the emergency situation due to lack of governance.”

  • 12 October 2022 21:35 IST

    German government cuts growth forecast due to Russian gas shutdown

    Germany’s economy ministry cut its growth forecast on Tuesday, predicting the country’s economy will enter recession and inflation will rise as energy prices rise amid falling gas supplies with Russia.

  • 12 Oct 2022 21:05 IST

    Firecrackers will be allowed only for two hours on Diwali night in Punjab, says minister

    Firecrackers will be allowed only for two hours on Diwali night from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM and for one hour from 4:00 AM to 5:00 AM and for one hour from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM on November 8 on the occasion of Sri Guru Nanak Dev’s Prakash Purab Day Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer Punjab the minister was quoted as saying by ANI. He also said that they will have a 35-minute leave on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

  • 12 Oct 2022 20:46 IST

    The world’s 1st space tourist signs up for a flight around the moon

    82-year-old Dennis Tito, the world’s first space tourist, has signed up for a trip to the moon aboard Elon Musk’s Starship. It will be Tito’s second trip as he made a trip to the International Space Station 21 years ago, becoming the first person to pay his own way into space.

  • 12 Oct 2022 20:05 IST

    The Kremlin believes that Erdogan will offer to mediate between Russia and Ukraine during the meeting with Putin

    Moscow believes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will “officially” offer to broker negotiations with Ukraine during a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Kazakhstan, a Kremlin aide said on Wednesday.

  • 12 Oct 2022 19:41 IST

    NTA squashes rumors of history paper leak for UGC-NET exam

    The Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday issued a statement saying that a fake tweet and YouTube video are circulating on social media regarding a leak of a UGC-NET December 2021 and June 2022 (joint cycles) history paper.

  • 12 Oct 2022 19:18 IST

    Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur was banned for 3 years by the Athletics Integrity Unit

    The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur for 3 years for the presence/use of a banned substance (Stanozolol) with effect from 29 March 2022.

  • 12 Oct 2022 18:52 IST

    Mominpur incident: Section 144 to be imposed in parts of Ekbalpur area for 4 more days

    Section 144 will be imposed in parts of Ekbalpur area for 4 more days, Kolkata Police Commissioner Vineet Kumar Goyal told news agency ANI regarding the Mominpur incident where clashes broke out between two groups on Sunday evening.

  • 12 Oct 2022 18:22 IST

    Retail inflation rose to 7.41% in September, from 7% in August

    Retail inflation accelerated in September to a five-month year-on-year high of 7.41%, driven by rising food prices, raising fears of a rate hike at the central bank’s next policy review meeting in December.

  • 12 Oct 2022 17:19 IST

    BJP candidate Bhavya Bishnoi files nomination papers for bypoll in Adampur

    BJP candidate Bhavya Bishnoi, whose father Kuldeep Bishnoi joined the ruling party in August, on Wednesday filed her nomination papers for next month’s Adampur Vidhan Sabha elections in Haryana.

  • 12 Oct 2022 17:05 IST

    Wipro Q2 earnings report 9.3% decline in net profit 2,659 kr

    Wipro Ltd on Wednesday reported weaker-than-expected second-quarter profit on higher employee-related expenses.

  • 12 Oct 2022 16:28 IST

    Seven killed in Russian strike in eastern Ukraine market: governor

    Russian strikes on Wednesday killed seven people and wounded eight others at a market in the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiivka, near the frontline, a regional governor said.

  • 12 Oct 2022 16:06 IST

    Cabinet approves 78 days salary as bonus for railway employees: Anurag Thakur

    The Union Cabinet has approved payment of Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days to railway employees for the financial year 2021-22.

  • 12 Oct 2022 15:51 IST

    Union Cabinet approves valid development scheme 6,600 cr for North-East

  • 12 Oct 2022 15:41 IST

    The cabinet approves 22,000 cr subsidy to oil PSUs to cover losses on domestic LPG

    The Union cabinet has approved a one-time subsidy 22,000 crore to three state-owned fuel dealers to cover their losses for selling domestic cooking gas below the LPG cost in the last two years.

  • 12 October 2022 15:10 IST

    SC to review Modi government’s demonetisation policy; the case will be heard on November 9

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will look into the decision-making process behind the Narendra Modi government’s demonetisation exercise in 2016.

  • 12 Oct 2022 14:41 IST

    Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook followers have dropped to less than 10,000

    Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has lost over 119 million followers, dropping his follower count below 10,000.

  • 12 Oct 2022 14:11 IST

    ‘The Pentagon didn’t have to be asked’: Joe Biden’s game plan if Putin uses nuclear weapons

    US President Joe Biden has said the US is ready to respond if Russian President Vladimir Putin uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine.

  • 12 October 2022 13:40 IST

    Ukraine’s nuclear power plant lost its external power: UN nuclear watchdog

    The head of the UN nuclear watchdog says that Ukraine’s nuclear power plant, controlled and surrounded by Russian troops, has lost external power.

  • 12 October 2022 12:59 IST

    Ukraine says it has recaptured five settlements in the southern Kherson region

    Ukraine says it has recaptured five settlements in the southern Kherson region, AFP reports. Kiev continues to counterattack despite a massive Russian missile attack in recent days.

  • October 12, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    HC quashes FIRs against BJP leaders Bagga and Kumar Vishwas

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday quashed the criminal cases registered by the Punjab police against BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and poet Kumar Vish.

  • 12 Oct 2022 11:34 IST

    The MiG 29K aircraft has crashed into the sea off the coast of Goa due to a technical fault

    MiG 29K jet crashes into sea off Goa coast due to technical glitch, pilot ejects safely: Indian Navy

  • 12 Oct 2022 11:33 IST

    The SC gives two weeks to the Center to respond to numerous petitions questioning the validity of the 1991 Place of Worship Act.

    The Supreme Court gives two weeks to the Center to respond to numerous petitions challenging the validity of the Place of Worship Act, 1991. The law blocks the identity and nature of religious places on August 15, 1947. The date of the next hearing will be set for November 14.

  • 12 Oct 2022 10:41 IST

    Haryana drug regulator issues notice of cause to Maiden Pharmaceuticals

    Cough syrup row: Haryana drug regulator issues show cause notice to Maiden Pharmaceuticals for violating quality tests, Reuters reports.

  • 12 Oct 2022 10:05 AM IST

    Myanmar ousted Suu Kyi as leader on two other corruption charges

    Myanmar impeached leader Suu Kyi on two other corruption charges and extended her prison term to 26 years, the AP reported.

  • 12 Oct 2022 09:31 IST

    India reports 2,139 new Covid cases in 24 hours

    With 2,139 new Covid cases, India’s active cases stand at 26,292.

  • 12 Oct 2022 08:34 IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman met with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a meeting with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday discussed various issues including bilateral relations, global situation and India’s G-20 presidency.

  • 12 Oct 2022 07:35 IST

    Rahul Gandhi has resumed his ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ from Challakere Town

    Congress MP Rahul Gandhi rejoins ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ from Chitradurga Challakere village in Karnataka. The Yatra, which started from Kanniyakumari on September 7, has covered a distance of 905 km so far. It will pass through a total of 12 states, ending in J&K.

  • 12 Oct 2022 06:26 IST

    Spacecraft successfully deflected asteroid in test to save Earth, NASA says

    NASA said it succeeded in deflecting an asteroid in a historic test of humanity’s ability to destroy life on Earth by an incoming cosmic object. Read more here

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