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Feb 27, 2022 03:49 PM IST
Odisha adds 251 new Covid cases, lowest single-day surge this year
Odisha on Sunday added 251 new cases, which pushed the caseload to 12,84,867, according to the state health department’s bulletin. Sunday’s case count has been the lowest since the beginning of this year.
Feb 27, 2022 03:25 PM IST
12,000 displaced due to floods in northern Malaysia
As many as 12,000 people have been displaced because of floods in Malaysia’s northern states. The government has said that authorities are being mobilised to evacuate victims.
Feb 27, 2022 02:55 PM IST
Ukraine crisis: Jharkhand CM writes to PM Modi, lists state residents who are stranded
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren writes to PM Modi and informs him about the list of people from the state – along with their details- who are stuck in Ukraine; requests him to instruct concerned officials of Govt of India to take steps for their safe return. #RussiaUkraineConflict pic.twitter.com/Sdiic6D7ct
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2022
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, mentioning details about the state’s resident who are stranded in Ukraine.
Feb 27, 2022 02:36 PM IST
Uttarakhand polls: Police summon 4 army personnel for tampering postal ballots
The Pithoragarh police on Sunday summoned four army personnel for allegedly tampering with the postal ballots in an army centre in Jammu. This comes after former senior congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief Harish Rawat shared the video online.
I am making a small video viral for everyone’s information, in this how one person is ticking all votes in one centre of the army and even doing the same signature of all the people, See a sample of that, will the election commission want to take cognizance of it?” Rawat said on Tuesday.
Feb 27, 2022 02:15 PM IST
Sanjay Raut renews attack on Centre over I-T raids on Sena corporator
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday renewed his attack on the Union government over the income tax raids carried out at party corporator Yashwant Jadhav’s premises.
Feb 27, 2022 02:14 PM IST
Finland to close airspace to Russian airplanes
The Finnish government announced on Sunday that it is closing its airspace to Russian airplanes after Moscow’s full-scale invasion in Ukraine.
Feb 27, 2022 11:54 AM IST
Fourth ‘Operation Ganga’ flight leaves for Delhi from Bucharest”
“Fourth ‘Operation Ganga’ flight is wheels up from Bucharest. 198 Indian nationals are coming back to Delhi,” tweeted external affairs minister S Jaishankar
Feb 27, 2022 10:34 AM IST
Trains services hit in Mumbai due to power cuts, 1st major outage since Oct 2020
Local train services in Mumbai has been severely impacted due to a major power outage since October 2020. Railways officials said that the entire Churchgate to Andheri corridor was disrupted as no train was operating since 9.42am. An electricity grid failure has put much of Mumbai without power. Read more…
Feb 27, 2022 10:32 AM IST
BJP chief’s Twitter account hacked, crypto donations sought for Russia, Ukraine
The Twitter account of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Jagat Prakash Nadda was hacked on Sunday morning, with several tweets asking for donations in cryptocurrency to help Russia and Ukraine. Read more…
Feb 27, 2022 09:56 AM IST
Seoul identifies projectile fired by North Korea as ballistic missile
North Korea fired a ballistic missile Sunday, Seoul said, resuming a weapons-testing blitz while the world focuses on Ukraine, reported news agency AFP.
Feb 27, 2022 09:08 AM IST
India adds 10,273 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours
India on Sunday continued a downward trend in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after 10,273 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 4,29,16,117, according to the Union health ministry’s dashboard. The active cases in the country dropped below the 1,20,000 and stand at 1,11,472.
Feb 27, 2022 08:27 AM IST
PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ broadcast today
The 86th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ will be broadcast at 11am. It will be aired on the entire network of AIR and Doordarshan and also on AIR News and mobile app.
Feb 27, 2022 06:47 AM IST
Australia arrive in Pakistan for first cricket tour in 24 years
The Australian cricket team arrived in Pakistan for the first tour in 24 years. Australia have had not visited Pakistan since 1998 because of security concerns.
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Provisions including fuel, ammunition, bullet-proof vests, helmets, military equipment, food and water will be sent, the Romanian government stated.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 03:33 PM IST
- In a statement on Twitter, the Indian embassy in Ukraine informed that the Ukraine Railways is organising emergency trains at no cost on a first-come-first-serve basis from Kyiv.
Updated on Feb 27, 2022 03:35 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
Rajya Sabha MP John Brittas wrote to the minister of external affairs, S. Jaishankar, on Sunday, seeking a change in policy for safe evacuation of Indians stranded in Ukraine.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 03:21 PM IST
Around 50 Manipuri students are studying in Ukraine. Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has been monitoring the situation by directly communicating with the stranded students.
Updated on Feb 27, 2022 02:22 PM IST
The US Department of State, through December 31, is authorised to waive in-person interview requirements for certain applicants and their qualifying derivatives in various non-immigrant visa classifications.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 02:10 PM IST
Mr Sanjay Gandhi and Mr V. C. Shukla were today sentenced to two years’ rigourous imprisonment each by Sessions Judge O. N. Vohra on the charge of criminal conspiracy to destroy the film, “Kissa Kursi Kaa.”
Published on Feb 27, 2022 01:20 PM IST
ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi
- “I urge everyone, especially kids from different states to make lip-syncing videos of popular songs (from a state different from theirs),” PM Modi said.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 01:19 PM IST
470 stranded passengers have been brought back from Ukraine to India, while thousands of them await evacuation.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 12:55 PM IST
Several tweets were posted from JP Nadda’s hacked Twitter account supporting the Russian invasion of Ukrainian cities and seeking cryptocurrency donations for Russia.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 12:12 PM IST
A local party office of the BJP was moderately damaged in the clash. Former BJP minister and legislator Sudip Roy Barman, who recently joined the Congress, has sustained minor injuries.
Published on Feb 27, 2022 11:04 AM IST