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Wed, Mar 01, 2023 18:02
Narrow escape for firefighters as building collapses in seconds
Around 100 firefighters narrowly escaped when a three-story godown at Roshanara in North Delhi collapsed on Wednesday. The godown collapsed while firefighters tried to put out the fire that had engulfed the building. No injuries have been reported yet, PTI reported, citing officials from the Delhi Fire Department. Read the full story
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 4:23 p.m
China dismisses FBI statement on COVID-19 lab leak theory
For the second straight day, China on Wednesday dismissed US allegations that the COVID-19 pandemic may have been caused by a virus that leaked from a Chinese laboratory.
Responding to comments from FBI Director Christopher Wray, State Department spokeswoman Mao Ning said US intelligence involvement was evidence enough of the “politicization of ancestry tracing,” the AP reported.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 3:01 p.m
UK Foreign raises BBC tax issue with EAM S Jaishankar
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly addressed the BBC tax issue with EAM S Jaishankar today. He was strongly told that all companies operating in India must fully comply with relevant laws and regulations, ANI reported, citing sources.
Wed, March 01, 2023 2:00 p.m
Arvind Kejriwal Meets AAP MLAs, Councilors: Report
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting with AAP MLAs and Council members tonight, ANI reports
Wed, March 01, 2023 1:45 p.m
UK Foreign Secretary addresses BBC tax investigation issue: report
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly raised the issue of the BBC tax investigation with India’s foreign ministers during a bilateral meeting on Wednesday, the minister said in an interview, Reuters reported
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 1:24 pm
FY24 GDP growth likely to top 6 percent threshold: report
According to a report by SBI Research, India’s FY24 GDP growth is likely to exceed the 6 percent threshold. The report, titled Ecowrap, added that while some reports have suggested there may not be a one-to-one correlation between El Nino and droughts in India, recent fears seem misplaced.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 13:09
Indian tech sector to grow 8.4% in FY23: Nasscom
India’s tech industry is set to grow 8.4 percent in FY23 to become a $245 billion sector, Nasscom said on Wednesday.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 12:44 pm
Murder of Umesh Pal: Bulldozer action against defendants – Atiq Ahmed’s aides – in Prayagraj
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 12:42 p.m
Alleged scammer Sukesh Chandrashekhar claims CCTV footage was leaked in prison and is filing a complaint
Jailed businessman Sukesh Chandrashekhar has filed a complaint with Delhi (LG) Deputy Governor VK Saxena, alleging that CCTV footage of his cell (located in Mandoli prison) was leaked and circulated online, amounting to a security breach, ANI reported
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 12:03 pm
G20 foreign ministers meet in Delhi tomorrow
The meeting of G20 foreign ministers under the Indian G20 presidency will take place tomorrow. This would be the second ministerial meeting to be held under our presidency. The venue is the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center. 40 delegations are expected to attend: Foreign Secy Vinay Kwatra
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 11:31 am
Saurabh Bhardwaj and Atishi are likely to be appointed ministers in Delhi
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal proposes Saurabh Bhardwaj, Atishi to become part of Cabinet after Sisodia, Satyendar Jain resign. Continue reading
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 11:13 am
Delhi LG recommends the President to resign Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain
Delhi (LG) Deputy Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Wednesday sent the resignations of Deputy Prime Minister Manish Sisodia and Minister Satyendar Jain to the President and recommended accepting them, officials said.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 11:02 am
Train crash in Greece kills at least 32 people
The death toll in a train crash in Greece rises to 32 while 85 people were injured, Reuters reports
Wed Mar 01, 2023 10:57 am
K’taka Government Officials Demand Implementation of 7th Salary Commission
Karnataka | Government officials are protesting at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) campus in Bengaluru, demanding the implementation of the 7th Wage Commission’s recommendations.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 10:37 am
EAM Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with UK Foreign Secretary,
Wed, March 01, 2023 10:25 am
G20 conference in Ranchi to discuss energy challenges
Foreign delegates from the major G20 economies will discuss energy challenges and recommend a future roadmap for cooperation in the field at a conference scheduled for March 2-3 in Jharkhand’s capital, Ranchi, PTI reported, citing an official Explanation.
Wed Mar 01, 2023 09:59 am
Global economic growth will slow further in 2023: Moody’s report
Moody’s Investors Service expects global growth to slow further in 2023 due to cumulative monetary tightening by various central banks.
Monetary tightening, according to Moody’s in its global macro outlook entitled “Global economic risks remain despite recent upside surprises”, will weigh on economic activity and employment in most major economies.
Wed, March 01, 2023 09:25 am
At least 29 people have died in a train crash in Greece
At least 29 people were killed and another 85 injured after a collision between two trains caused a derailment near the Greek city of Larissa late Tuesday night, AFP reports, citing authorities.
Wed, March 01, 2023 09:05 am
Repoll is running in 4 polling stations of Nagaland
A by-election is underway at four polling stations in Nagaland on Wednesday. The repolling will take place at New Colony polling station in Zunheboto constituency, Pangti V in Sanis constituency, Jaboka Village in Tizit constituency and Pathso East Wing in Thonoknyu constituency, the official said.
The re-interview began at 7:00 a.m. and lasted until 4:00 p.m.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 8:48 am
Car hits pole in Thane, 1 dead
Maharashtra | A 22-year-old youth was killed while one was seriously injured after a speeding car crashed into an electricity pole on Thane’s Ghodbunder Road last night. The injured man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Further investigations are ongoing, ANI reported, citing Kapurbawdi police officers.
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 8:28 am
FBI has determined COVID-19 likely originated in Wuhan lab: agency director
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 8:01 am
TN CM Stalin, on his birthday today, pays floral tribute to Father Karunanidhi, DMK founder Annadurai
Wed Mar 01, 2023 7:44 am
Domestic commercial LPG cylinder prices rose in Delhi
Household LPG bottles have become more expensive €50 in Delhi, while the price of 19 kg commercial cylinders has been migrated €350 from Wednesday. Continue reading
Wed Mar 01, 2023 7:27 am
Indian citizen shot dead in Australia: report
Indian national shot dead by Australian police after stabbing Cleaner and threatening police officers, reports The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed Mar 01, 2023 6:57 am
Observation: 16 dead, 85 injured when two trains collide in Greece
Train collision in Greece: Videos circulating widely on social media showed derailed carriages badly damaged by broken windows and smoke. Continue reading
Wed, March 01, 2023 06:20 am
Light rain forecast for Delhi
Light to moderate rain with thunderstorms expected in adjacent areas of remote locations in North West Delhi, South West Delhi and adjacent areas of Delhi-NCR during the next 2 hours : IMD Read more
Wed, Mar 01, 2023 06:01
2 drug smugglers arrested in Punjab, 50kg of poppy husks seized
Pathankot, Punjab| Arrest of two drug smugglers, seizure of 50 kg of poppy seed shells and 300 grams of heroin in two vehicles. The drug smugglers tried to flee, but the police gave chase and overpowered them. Case registered, further investigation underway: Rajinder Manhas, DSP, Pathankot, ANI said
Wed Mar 01, 2023 5:49 am
India’s April-January budget deficit hits 68% of yearly target
India’s budget deficit for the 10 months to January reached 11.91 trillion rupees ($144.19 billion), nearly 68% of the annual estimate, government data showed on Tuesday.
India aims to end the current financial year with a budget deficit of 6.4%.
Wed Mar 01, 2023 5:24 am
Greece: Dozens injured in burning train collision, derailment
Authorities in northern Greece say they are helping dozens of passengers injured in a train crash and burning derailment early Wednesday, AP reported.
The collision between a freight train and an oncoming passenger train occurred near Tempe, about 380 kilometers (235 miles) north of Athens, and resulted in the derailment of several train cars, police said.
Wed, March 01, 2023 5:15 am
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Iraq on Tuesday for his first visit in six years to show “solidarity” after a protracted political crisis in the country. Guterres said he wanted to “demonstrate solidarity with the people and democratic institutions of Iraq and a solidarity that means the United Nations is fully committed to supporting the consolidation of institutions in that country.”