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