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Taliban detain UNHCR staff, 2 foreign journalists in Kabul
- The Taliban have detained two foreign journalists on assignment with the U.N. refugee agency and a number of its Afghan staff working in the country’s capital, UNHCR said.
- The development in Kabul comes as President Joe Biden was expected to issue an executive order that would allow U.S. financial institutions to facilitate access to $3.5 billion of assets for Afghan aid.
NCB vigilance probe in drug bust on cruise liner near completion. Former Mumbai NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede has been called for questioning in Delhi: Narcotics Control Bureau
Days of divisive and issue-less politics are over in western Uttar Pradesh
– BKU leader Rakesh Tikait while crediting farmers’ agitation for bringing about the change
Canada’s Ontario declares state of emergency amid trucker protests that have blocked major border crossings with US, affecting trade (Reuters)
Maharashtra records 5,455 COVID-19 cases, 63 deaths
COVID-19: 3,976 new cases in Karnataka, 41 deaths
Gujarat reports 1,883 fresh COVID cases, 5,005 recoveries, and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours
Lok Sabha adjourned, to reassemble on March 14 after recess for second part of Budget Session
India beat West Indies by 96 runs in third ODI, win series 3-0
Preity Zinta to skip this year’s IPL auction
Delhi High Court directs to appoint administrator to run Table Tennis Federation of India
Delhi: Trial courts to resume physical hearing from next month
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal will visit Punjab between February 12-18: AAP
At present, there is no proposal to close any Railway Recruitment Board: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply in Rajya Sabha
No plan to reintroduce three repealed farm laws in future
– Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
India is committed to eliminating single-use plastic. I’ve also directed our Navy to contribute 100 ship days this year to clean the plastic waste from the sea. India will be happy to join France in launching a global initiative on single-use plastics: PM Narendra Modi
Punjab CM Channi should have resigned after security breach during PM Modi’s Punjab visit: HP CM Jai Ram Thakur
Election Commission launches nationwide contest to spread electoral awareness
Indian Army troops deployed in Muguthang Sub Sector in North Sikkim
At an altitude of more than 15,500 feet, a super high altitude area, with ATVs and 7.62mm SiG Sauer assault rifles.
Delhi reports 977 fresh infections, 12 deaths and 1,591 recoveries in the last 24 hours; Active cases stand at 4,812
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh claims BJP provided corruption-free governments both at Centre and in Uttarakhand, urges voters to secure second consecutive term for party for state’s continued development
Kerala reports 16,012 new COVID19 cases, 43,087 recoveries & 27 deaths in last 24 hours. 214 deaths which were not added due to lack of documents and 251 deaths as per new guidelines of central government: State Government
Aarogya Setu users can now create the 14-digit unique Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) number from the app. They can use the ABHA number to link their existing and new medical records: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
IRCTC to resume cooked food in all trains from February 14
Uniform Civil Code need of the hour, should be discussed in Parliament
– Giriraj Singh
Mumbai: Special PMLA court sent Praveen Raut to 14 days judicial custody in connection with Rs 1034 crore land scam. He was arrested by ED on February 2
India vice-captain KL Rahul and all-rounder Axar Patel ruled out of T20I series against the West Indies due to injuries: BCCI
Forex reserves rise to $631.953 billion
The country’s foreign exchange reserves increased by $2.198 billion to $631.953 billion in the week ended February 4, RBI data showed. In the previous week ended January 28, the reserves had declined by $4.531 billion to $629.755 billion. It touched a lifetime high of $642.453 billion in the week ended September 3, 2021.
Karnataka: Police flag march in Udupi ahead of re-opening schools up to 10th standard on 14th February
Enforcement Directorate has attached assets valued at approximately Rs 57.23 crores in case of loan fraud by Kalpesh M Patel, managing director of Kemrock Industries and Exports Ltd & others under PMLA, 2002
For December’21, Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production
For December'21, Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production with base 2011-12 stands at 138.0. The indices o… https://t.co/jvSk9EEd6d
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Industrial production grows 0.4 pc in December: Govt data (PTI)
IND v WI: India 265 all out against West Indies in 3rd ODI in Ahmedabad
West Bengal CM & TMC chairperson Mamata Banerjee to hold an emergency meeting with senior leaders of the party at her Kalighat office tomorrow
J&K | Terrorists attack a joint party of security forces in Bandipora, 5 persons injured; Details awaited: Jammu & Kashmir Police
BJP stole Goa’s 2017 mandate through corruption, alleges Rahul Gandhi
Crypto tax: Even coins brought to Indian exchanges to be sold domestically will attract additional tax
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy likely to shift Andhra’s capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam in April
Quad countries reaffirm their support for free, open Indo-Pacific; oppose coercive economic policies
UK lifts all testing requirements for vaccinated travellers
- Vaccinated travellers can enter Britain without taking any coronavirus tests starting Friday, after the government scrapped one of the final restrictions imposed over the past two years in response to COVID-19.
- British residents and visitors who have had at least two doses of an approved coronavirus vaccine now only need to fill out a passenger locator form before travelling to the UK.
- Unvaccinated people still have to take tests both before and after arriving but no longer need to self-isolate until they get a negative result.
Google agrees UK competition, privacy pledge on online ads
Britain said it had accepted changes proposed by US tech giant Google to address competition and customer privacy concerns linked to online advertising.
Early indications are BJP has swept the UP phase-1 polls: PM Modi
PM Modi at a public rally in Kasganj
The ‘Parivarwadi’ people have realised that their boat has sunk & hence they’ve started blaming the EVM & the Election Commission. The truth is that the people of UP are not ready to accept them & their ‘Gunda Raj’
Yogi Adityanath restored rule of law in UP; BJP will receive positive mandate in 5 assembly polls
– Union minister Nitin Gadkari
Rupee slumps 24 paise to close at 75.39 against US dollar
Clean fuel vehicles: Ford, Suzuki to get incentives under govt’s $3.5 bn scheme
Ford Motor Co, Suzuki Motor Corp and Hyundai Motor are among 20 companies that will be eligible for incentives under the government’s $3.5 billion scheme to boost clean fuel vehicles. The cabinet last year approved a plan for the automobile sector aimed at boosting production of electric and hydrogen fuel-powered vehicles.
Sensex tanks 773.11 pts to end at 58,152.92; Nifty slumps 231.10 pts to 17,374.75
BJP’s flag flying high after first phase of polling in UP, rivals depressed
– PM Modi at rally in Kasganj
I won’t get into conversation which distracts people; my focus is on what is important for them: Rahul Gandhi on hijab issue
Ministry of Railways has decided to undertake survey & prepare Detailed Project Reports for high-speed rail corridors -Delhi-Varanasi, Mumbai-Nagpur, Delhi-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Hyderabad, Chennai-Bangaluru-Mysore, Varanasi-Howrah & Delhi-Amritsar
Railways Minister to Rajya Sabha
We plan to restore mining in a sustainable and legal way in Goa soon after we are voted to power
– Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in Goa
We are bringing Mumbai’s film city here. Youth will get opportunity to work in the films. We’ve also decided to build an academy in the memory of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar. We have provided welfare schemes to all without any discrimination
– UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Kasganj
Automobile sales in January 2022 have seen a year-on-year decline of 23.21%. Total 1,406,672 units which include passenger vehicles, 2&3 wheelers & commercial vehicle were sold last month as against 1,733,276 units sold in January’ 21
Indian Railways prepares a National Rail Plan (NRP) for India – 2030, aimed at creating a ‘future ready’ Railway system by 2030
- The objective of the Plan is to create capacity ahead of demand, which in turn would also cater to future growth in demand right up to 2050 and also increase the modal share of Railways to 45% in freight traffic and to continue to sustain it.
- To achieve this objective all possible financial models including Public-Private Partnership (PPP) are being considered.
Russia in four-way talks demanded Ukraine negotiate with separatists, France says
Russia agreed to further discussions with France, Germany and Ukraine over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but said Ukraine must commit to negotiating with separatists in its east, which was a “red line”, France’s Elysee palace said on Friday.
Sikkim lifts COVID-19 induced restrictions
Markets, shops & commercial establishments shall function as normal. All educational institutions shall function as per guidelines. No restrictions on social, political, religious & sports-related gatherings
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew Bhupinder S Honey sent to 14-day judicial custody in illegal sand mining case
Quad foreign ministers reaffirm support to principles of openness, protection of national sovereignty & fair play: Australian foreign minister
A case has been registered in Malegaon over protests on Hijab row
- Notices have been sent to the people involved, ANI quoted Sachin Patil, SP Nashik Rural, as saying
- Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil has appealed everyone to maintain peace
BSF Gujarat has apprehended 6 Pakistani nationals
BSF Gujarat has apprehended 6 Pakistani nationals in an ongoing operation against the intrusion of Pakistani fishin… https://t.co/kliPUUnVzf
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