LIVE: Fire breaks out at a plastic manufacturing factory in Delhi’s Narela, 27 fire tenders at spot

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Updated on May 14, 2022 11:36 PM IST

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  • May 14, 2022 11:07 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at a plastic manufacturing factory in Delhi’s Narela

    Fire breaks out at a plastic granule manufacturing factory in Delhi’s Narela. As many as 27 fire tenders are currently at spot, Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials said. As of now, no one is trapped. Efforts are on to douse off the flames. Read more.

  • May 14, 2022 09:02 PM IST

    Delhi logs 673 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

    Delhi continues its dipping trend in daily Covid-19 tally after 673 people tested positive for the virus. The case positivity rate of the national capital further dropped to 2.77 per cent, according to health bulletin data.

  • May 14, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    G7 criticises India’s decision to stop wheat exports

    G7 on Saturday criticised India’s decision to impose wheat export ban, reports news agency AFP quoting German agriculture minister. Read more.

  • May 14, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    Manik Saha to become the new Tripura CM

    Rajya Sabha MP Manik Saha will become the new chief minister of Tripura. He will replace Biplab Kumar Deb. Read more.

  • May 14, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    Delhi’s Safdarjung records hottest day of the year so far with 44.2 degrees Celsius temperature

    Delhi’s Safdarjung observatory, national capital’s base weather station, records a maximum temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday (May 14). This is the hottest day of the year so far. Previously, hottest days of 2022 were on April 28, 29 and 30 when the mercury reached 43.5 degrees Celsius.

  • May 14, 2022 05:24 PM IST

    Fire breaks out in J&K forest, fire tenders unable to reach spot for area being hilly and lacking road connectivity

    A fire broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kashanari forest today in Udhampur district, news agency ANI reported. The fire spread up to many canals of area, and the cause of it is yet to be ascertained. “Fire tenders unable to reach spot because area is hilly and there is no road connectivity. Efforts on to douse it,” DFO Ramnagar Kuldeep Kumar was quoted as saying.

  • May 14, 2022 04:16 PM IST

    Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb resigns

    Tripura chief minister and BJP leader Biplab Deb has resigned from his post. The legislative party meeting will pick new leader at 5pm today. Read more.

  • May 14, 2022 03:55 PM IST

    Delhi LG says ‘immediate steps’ should be taken to avoid another incident like Mundka fire

    On the deadly fire in west Delhi’s Mundka in which at least 27 people have lost their lives, and 12 sustained injuries, LG Anil Baijal said that “immediate steps” should be taken to ensure that such an incident does not happen again. Read more.

  • May 14, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Seven deceased persons positively identified in Delhi’s Mundka fire

    Seven persons of the 27 deceased have been positively identified in Delhi’s Mundka fire tragedy.

  • May 14, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected UAE president

    Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed has been elected the new president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), news agency AFP reported on Saturday citing state media.

  • May 14, 2022 01:51 PM IST

    India to provide 65,000 metric tonnes of urea to Sri Lanka

    India has assured Sri Lanka to immediately supply 65,000 metric tonnes of urea.

  • May 14, 2022 01:12 PM IST

    China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic

    China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic, AFP reports.

  • May 14, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    VIP jail rooms to be converted into jail management blocks: Bhagwant Mann

    All VIP rooms in jails will be converted into jail management blocks to ensure smooth functioning of jail staff, says Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann.

  • May 14, 2022 12:22 PM IST

    Sunil Jhakar announces quitting Congress party

    Former PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar goes live on Facebook, announces that he is parting ways with the Congress.

  • May 14, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    Delhi CM orders probe in Mundka fire tragedy

    Delhi CM orders probe in Mundka fire tragedy, says, ‘Those found responsible won’t be spared’.

  • May 14, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal reaches Mundka fire site

    Dehi Mundka fire: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at site of incident after building blaze kills 27.

  • May 14, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    Gyanvapi Masjid survey in UP begins after court order amid tight security

    Two days after a court in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi ordered for the survey at Gyanvapi mosque to continue amid objections over videography inside the complex, tight security was seen as officials began the court-mandated task. Read more

  • May 14, 2022 10:04 AM IST

    Extend GST compensation period must be extended by another 3 yrs: P Chidambaram

    GST compensation period must be extended by another 3 yrs, says ex-Finance minister P Chidambaram.

  • May 14, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    3 police personnel killed in Guna, MP

    Three policemen killed in firing by miscreants in Guna distict of Madhya Pradesh early on Saturday.

  • May 14, 2022 09:00 AM IST

    India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect to control rising prices

    India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect to control rising domestic prices, reports PTI, citing offiical notification

  • May 14, 2022 08:35 AM IST

    India’s daily Covid tally sees minor surge with 2,858 infections

    India’s daily Covid tally sees minor surge with 2,858 infections; active cases at 18,096; 11 deaths in 24 hours.

  • May 14, 2022 08:23 AM IST

    Delhi Mundka fire: 2 arrested 

    Delhi Mundka fire update: 2 arrested; they’re owners of firm where blaze broke out, say cops.

  • May 14, 2022 07:55 AM IST

    Ram Nath Kovind, wife depart for Jamaica & Saint Vincent, Grenadines

    President Ram Nath Kovind along with his wife Savita Kovind depart for Jamaica & Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The president is on a visit to these two countries from 15-21 May.

  • May 14, 2022 07:01 AM IST

    Parag Agrawal tweets after Elon Musk bombshell

    Hours after Elon Musk put the $44 billion Twitter takeover deal on hold on Friday, Parag Agrawal – the CEO of the social media giant – put out a rare series of posts. Read more

  • May 14, 2022 06:14 AM IST

    UN Security Council condemns killing of Al Jazeera journalist

    UN Security Council condemns killing of Al Jazeera journalist, reports AFP.

  • May 14, 2022 05:46 AM IST

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid-19

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tested positive for COVID-19 with moderate symptoms.

  • May 14, 2022 05:35 AM IST

    North Korea confirms 21 new deaths due to ‘fever’

    North Korea says 21 people died and 174,440 people were newly found with ‘fever symptoms’ on Friday alone.

IMD predicts heatwave in Rajasthan, these states for next two days | 5 points

The heatwave conditions are likely to prevail in Rajasthan, south Punjab, south Haryana and Madhya Pradesh on May 19, said the Met department.

IMD predicts heatwave in Rajasthan, these states for next two days (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

IMD predicts heatwave in Rajasthan, these states for next two days (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Published on May 18, 2022 11:07 PM IST

Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Over 660,000 affected by floods in 27 districts of Assam: Govt

One more person drowned in the state due to floods, taking the total number of deaths to 9 since Friday. Efforts are underway to restore connectivity and ensure supply of essential items in the worst affected district, Dima Hasao.

In Assam, 48,304 people displaced due to floods are taking shelter in 135 relief camps. (PTI)

In Assam, 48,304 people displaced due to floods are taking shelter in 135 relief camps. (PTI)

Updated on May 18, 2022 11:00 PM IST

Amid Gyanvapi Mosque row, Mahua Moitra’s illustration dig at Centre

  • Through the reference, she could also be directly blaming the Centre for digging up a Shivling to divert the nation from the more important issues like inflation and unemployment.

Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra.(PTI)

Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra.(PTI)

Published on May 18, 2022 10:38 PM IST

Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Foreign ministers of India, China, Russia to meet at BRICS session tomorrow

The BRICS meeting of the foreign ministers via video, to be hosted by China, will take place in the backdrop of the Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine and the dragging Covid-19 pandemic, which is showing signs of resurgence in pockets of the world.

While China has blamed the ongoing war in Ukraine on the US and NATO’s aggressive expansion plans, the remaining three have maintained neutral position, declined to call it an “invasion” and called for negotiations to end the conflict. (REUTERS File Photo)

While China has blamed the ongoing war in Ukraine on the US and NATO’s aggressive expansion plans, the remaining three have maintained neutral position, declined to call it an “invasion” and called for negotiations to end the conflict. (REUTERS File Photo)

Updated on May 18, 2022 10:34 PM IST

65-yr-old Odisha tribal priest beaten to death alleging witchcraft

At a funeral in a Malkangiri village, people held the 65-year-old tribal priest responsible for the frequent deaths in the area.

The tribal priest’s son was also beaten up when he tried to save his father. (Representational Image)

The tribal priest’s son was also beaten up when he tried to save his father. (Representational Image)

Published on May 18, 2022 10:15 PM IST

‘Opportunist, dishonest’: Gujarat Congress slams Hardik Patel after resignation

Hardik Patel today quit as working president of the Congress’ Gujarat unit and left the party. He cited detachment from ‘real issues’ of the people for his decision, saying, “Lack of seriousness about all issues is a major problem with the Congress party’s senior leadership”.

Patel’s resignation comes as Gujarat - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state - is set to go to the polls in December.

Patel’s resignation comes as Gujarat – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state – is set to go to the polls in December.

Published on May 18, 2022 09:12 PM IST

Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Daily brief: AAP Uttarakhand CM candidate Ajay Kothiyal resigns from party

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Colonel (retd) Ajay Kothiyal had joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in April 2021. In a letter written to AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, Kothiyal said he has resigned from the party. (ANI file photo)

Colonel (retd) Ajay Kothiyal had joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in April 2021. In a letter written to AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, Kothiyal said he has resigned from the party. (ANI file photo)

Published on May 18, 2022 08:48 PM IST

Punjab: Two months in office, AAP grapples with security, revenue challenges

  • Punjab’s fiscal situation limits AAP’s room for welfare politics, while law and order flare-ups keep it on its toes

Punjab Police recovered an IED with RDX packed in a metallic black colour box in Tarn Taran. The incidents in Patiala and Mohali exposed intelligence shortfalls, besides providing ready ammunition to the opposition parties. (ANI)

Punjab Police recovered an IED with RDX packed in a metallic black colour box in Tarn Taran. The incidents in Patiala and Mohali exposed intelligence shortfalls, besides providing ready ammunition to the opposition parties. (ANI)

Published on May 18, 2022 08:32 PM IST

Watch: Rajnath Singh flies sortie in Indian Navy’s P-8I anti-submarine aircraft 

Rajnath Singh flew the sortie on Tuesday hours after he launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Docks Limited in Mumbai.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh rides P8I long range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the Indian Navy during his visit to Mumbai. (PTI)

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh rides P8I long range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the Indian Navy during his visit to Mumbai. (PTI)

Published on May 18, 2022 07:59 PM IST

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