Author: Utkarsh Uniyal

Over 300 Indians on Nicaragua-bound plane landed in France over trafficking suspicions

NEW DELHI: French authorities grounded a Nicaragua-bound charter flight carrying 303 Indian passengers at Vatry Airport in eastern France, on Saturday. The Airbus A340, owned by Legend Airlines, was subjected to an unexpected halt following suspicions of human trafficking. Two individuals were sent to custody with Indian authorities actively investigating the situation. According to the […]

Viral video: Elvish Yadav, producer Raghav Sharma attacked in Jammu

NEW DELHI: A shocking video of popular YouTuber and Big Boss OTT 2 winner Elvish Yadav surfaced on social media, on Saturday, where he was almost beaten up by a mob in Jammu. The video has sparked concerns about the safety of celebrities in public places. The incident reportedly occurred recently when Elvish Yadav and […]

Khalistanis and extremists should not find space in foreign lands: EAM Jaishankar

NEW DELHI: Following the defacement of the Swaminarayan Mandir in California, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar emphasised extremists and secessionists should not find space in foreign lands. “I have seen it. Extremists, separatists and such forces (against India) should not be given space in foreign lands. Our Consulate there complained to the government and […]

AQI reaches ‘severe’ levels, Delhi enforces GRAP-III

NEW DELHI: The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has reinforced the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) III in Delhi as the Air Quality Index (AQI) reached the ‘severe’ category on Saturday. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the AQI surged to 447, prompting the CAQM to take immediate measures. Environment Minister, Gopal […]

Delhi HC rejects AAP MP Sanjay Singh’s bail plea in liquor policy scam

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Rouse Avenue court in Delhi rejected the bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Singh, on Friday. The development comes in connection with the ongoing money laundering case related to the Delhi liquor policy. The bench led by Special Judge MK Nagpal rejected Singh’s […]

Winter Solstice 2023: Unveiling the shortest day

NEW DELHI: On December 22, the Northern Hemisphere observes the Winter Solstice, heralding the official commencement of winter and marking the shortest day of the year. This astronomical event, also known as the ‘hiemal solstice’ or ‘hibernal solstice,’ occurs when the Earth’s axial tilt reaches its maximum at 23.5 degrees away from the sun. At […]

Top 15 most anticipated movies of 2024

NEW DELHI: In the dynamic realm of cinema, anticipation builds as audiences eagerly await a diverse array of upcoming films that promise to captivate, entertain, and leave an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape. From sequels to original creations, each production brings its unique blend of storytelling, talent, and creative vision. Let’s embark on a […]

Centre greenlights PM MITRA parks to revolutionise textile industry

NEW DELHI: The Centre has approved the establishment of 7 PM Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks, allocating Rs. 4,445 crores for these ventures. This initiative is designed to bolster the nation’s textile industry by enhancing operational scale, reducing logistics costs through the consolidation of the entire value chain in one location, […]

No operational hospital in Northern Gaza: WHO

NEW DELHI: In a dire development, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday that northern Gaza is now without a functional hospital, facing a severe shortage of fuel, staff, and essential supplies. According to the WHO, only nine out of 36 health facilities in the entire Gaza Strip are partially operational, and these are […]

Lok Sabha passes Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill, overturning colonial-era law

NEW DELHI: In a historic legislative move, the Lok Sabha has given its nod to the Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill, 2023, heralding the end of the antiquated Press and Registration of Books Act, of 1867. The bill, which has already secured passage in the Rajya Sabha during the Monsoon Session, brings about significant […]

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