LIVE: Internet suspended in Punjab as cops gear up to arrest Amritpal Singh
Sat Mar 18, 2023 4:26 pm
Heavy police presence in Islamabad amid Imran Khan’s court appearance
Sat Mar 18 2023 4:21pm
NIA files fifth indictment against PFI this month
In its fifth indictment against PFI this month, the NIA has indicted 19 people, including 12 members of the National Executive Council (NEC), founding members and senior leaders of the banned organization. PFI has also been charged as an organization in a criminal conspiracy to destabilize and dismember the country. The agency has also frozen 37 bank accounts held by the PFI, as well as 40 bank accounts held by 19 people associated with the organization.
Sat, Mar 18, 2023 4:09 p.m
Cops said to be standing guard outside Imran Khan’s apartment: report
Police contingents from the Punjab will remain outside the residence of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Lahore to maintain law and order, Reuters reported, citing the police chief
Sat Mar 18 2023 3:59pm
Biden believes war crimes charges against Putin are justified
US President Joe Biden said Putin clearly committed war crimes and the ICC’s decision to issue an arrest warrant against him was justified.
Sat Mar 18 2023 3:41pm
Rajinikanth meets Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai
Sat Mar 18 2023 3:33pm
Punjab internet service disruption update
All mobile internet services, all SMS services (except banking and mobile top-up) and all dongle services provided on mobile networks, except voice calls, in Punjab territorial jurisdiction will be suspended from March 18 (12:00) to March 19 (12:00). March Suspended (12 noon) in the interest of public safety: Dept of Home Affairs & Justice, Punjab
Sat Mar 18 2023 3:09pm
Internet suspended in Punjab as police officers launch operation to arrest Amritpal Singh
Internet services were suspended across Punjab as police launched an operation to arrest Khalistani-sympathizer Amritpal Singh and his aides on Saturday. Continue reading
Sat Mar 18 2023 2:57pm
Punjab police take action against separatist leader Amritpal Singh, aides: report
Punjab police have taken action against Khalistani sympathizer Amritpal Singh and his aides, ANI reports
Sat, March 18, 2023 2:50 p.m
Pak police arrest 30 under tear gas fire at Imran Khan’s home: report
After the residence of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in the eastern city of Lahore was stormed on Saturday, police arrested 30 people under tear gas fire after someone opened fire from the roof of the building, officials said.
Sat Mar 18, 2023 2:42 p.m
Farmers in Maharashtra call off agitation one day after CM discussed with delegation
Maharashtra farmers, who have made a long trek from Nashik to Mumbai to draw the state government’s attention to a series of demands, have today ceased their agitation. Continue reading
Sat Mar 18 2023 2:27pm
Nearly 800,000 signed up to fight US: North Korea
North Korea claims about 800,000 of its citizens have volunteered or re-enlisted in the country’s military to fight against the United States, the North Korean state newspaper reported on Saturday.
Sat Mar 18 2023 2:16pm
Police enter ex-Pak PM Imran Khan’s compound in Lahore, officials say
When Imran Khan appeared in court in Islamabad in the Toshakhana case, Pakistani police officers entered his residence in Lahore in what he described as an “assault” on his home while his wife “Bushra Begum is alone”.
Sat Mar 18 2023 1:44pm
BJP’s Bandi Sanjay appears before state women’s commission over his ‘deprecating’ remark against K Kavitha
Telangana BJP State President Bandi Sanjay appears before the State Women Commission for his “derogatory” remarks against BRS MLC K Kavitha. (ANI)
Sat Mar 18, 2023 1:36 pm
YouTuber Manish Kashyap surrenders to Bihar police
YouTuber Manish Kashyap, who was wanted for allegedly spreading fake news about alleged attacks on migrant workers working in Tamil Nadu, surrendered to Bihar police on Saturday, officials said. Continue reading
Sat Mar 18 2023 1:29pm
BJP President JP Nadda hosts a roadshow in Karnataka’s Tumakuru
BJP National President JP Nadda holds a roadshow in Karnataka’s Tumakuru. BJP leader and former Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa are also in attendance.
Sat Mar 18, 2023 12:34 p.m
3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Jorhat in Assam
An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale struck 23 km south of Jorhat, Assam, in the early hours of Saturday, according to the National Center for Seismology.
The earthquake occurred today at around 9:00 am (IST), depth: 50 km, location: 23 km south of Jorhat, Assam.
Sat Mar 18, 2023 12:32 p.m
AIIMS Delhi is to be equipped with a 5G network by June 30
To enable the maximum use of modern communication technology for patient care, teaching, research and good governance, AIIMS has decided to equip itself with a 5G network by June 30, officials said.
A five-member committee was formed to expedite the process, according to an office memorandum issued by Director Prof. M. Srinivas. (ANI)
Sat, March 18, 2023 12:30 p.m
PM Modi speaks at the Global Millets Conference
“2.5 million small farmers are directly related to millet. Our mission for Shree Anna will be a blessing to these small farmers. Shree Anna’s market will benefit them and the ecosystem that comes with it. This will also strengthen the rural economy,” he said at the opening of the Global Millets Conference. (ANI)
Sat Mar 18, 2023 11:21 am
PM Modi arrives at Pusa, New Delhi to open the Global Millets Conference
PM Narendra Modi arrives at Pusa in New Delhi. PM will open the Global Millets (Shree Anna) conference here. (ANI)
Sat Mar 18, 2023 11:14 am
India’s daily Covid tally soars with over 800 cases recorded
India’s one-day tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 800 after 126 days on Saturday, while the number of active cases rose to 5,389, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. Continue reading
Sat Mar 18, 2023 10:58 am
ED raids TMC leader’s compound for school recruitment fraud
Enforcement Directorate raids the properties of expelled TMC youth wing leader Santanu Banerjee in Hooghly County in connection with a school recruitment scam.
Sat Mar 18, 2023 10:36 am
Conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar brought to court in Delhi
Conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar has been brought before the court at Patiala House in Delhi in relation to a money laundering case. (ANI)
Sat, March 18, 2023 9:50 am
Foreigner arrested with 85 cocaine capsules at Delhi airport
Customs officials seized nearly 85 oval cocaine capsules €11.28 million at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI).
“Based on specific information, it was determined that a Brazilian citizen who departed from Sao Paulo Airport (Brazil) to Dubai and arrived at T-3, IGI Airport, New Delhi, was diverted to the green channel for his baggage to be X-rayed through the duty customs officials,” said the customs officials. (ANI)
Sat, March 18, 2023 9:30 am
Biden is expected to host PM Modi for the state dinner this summer
US President Joe Biden plans to host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a state dinner this summer, people familiar with the matter said. Continue reading
Sat Mar 18, 2023 9:02 am
4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Fayzabad, Afghanistan
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck 213 km east of Fayzabad, Afghanistan, on Saturday, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).
Sat Mar 18, 2023 7:46 am
Last respects will be paid to Lieutenant Colonel Vijay Bhanu Reddy, who lost his life in a helicopter crash
Lt. Col. Vijay Bhanu Reddy was paid his last respects during the wreath-laying ceremony in Hyderabad.
Lt. Col. Vijay Bhanu Reddy’s father laid the wreath and paid his last respects.
He died in a helicopter crash in Arunachal Pradesh on March 16.
Sat Mar 18, 2023 7:25 am
Images from the meeting place between Jammu and Kashmir
An encounter took place in the Mitrigam area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on duty: Kashmir Police
Sat Mar 18, 2023 7:23 am
Rain lashes several parts of National Capital
A sudden change in weather enshrouds Delhi as rain lashes several parts of the nation’s capital. Visuals from the India Gate area.
Sat Mar 18, 2023 6:34 am
Nagpur hosts the C-20 civil society meeting of the G20 summit
The city of Nagpur was adorned with decorative lights for the G-20 Summit C-20 civil society meeting.
Around 250 civil society representatives from G20 and other countries will attend this conference, which will take place on March 20-22.
The first meeting of the Development Working Group (DWG) under India’s G20 Presidency took place on December 13 in Mumbai. Members, host countries and invited international organizations attended the meeting. (ANI)
Sat Mar 18, 2023 6:19 am
India’s envoy to Britain visits the Royal Military Academy
India’s Ambassador to the UK, Vikram Doraiswami, met Commander Major General Zack Stenning OBE at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and discussed engagements in professional military training.
On Twitter, the Indian High Commission in London said: “HC @VDoraiswami visited the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst @BritishArmy on 17 March 2023 and had productive discussions with Commander Major General Zack Stenning OBE on professional military training engagements.” ( ANI)
Sat Mar 18, 2023 5:53 am
The WHO accuses China of hiding data on the origin of the corona virus
The World Health Organization rebuked Chinese officials for withholding scientific research that could reveal the origin of the coronavirus, the New York Times reported.
The WHO on Friday (local time) also asked the Chinese official the reasons why the data was not disclosed three years ago and why it could not be found now after it was published online in January. (ANI)
Sat Mar 18, 2023 5:18 am
Terrorists and security forces have met in the Pulwama region of Jammu and Kashmir
A clash broke out between terrorists and security forces in the Mitrigam area of Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir Police said on Saturday.
Officials say the Pulwama police and security forces are on the scene.
On Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police said: “#Encounter has started in Mitrigam area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on duty. More details to come. @JmuKmrPolice.”
More details are awaited.