As the quaint mountain town of Kotdwar in Uttarakhand was lighting up on Diwali day, Jaimal Singh Negi’s life descended into darkness.
The stage is set for a triangular contest in Telangana among the ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), the Congress, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Social media users also lauded the spiritual side of the professor who was seen joining a priest earlier at the rescue site and praying for the workers.
The government has followed a procedure and ensured that they don’t overplay their hand, the official said
Even so, any language on fossil fuels is a sensitive issue at COP28 and UN reports have indicated that top emitters globally are heavily invested in oil and gas
But officials only turned to rat-hole mining when more modern equipment collapsed in the face of the daunting challenge
A Nasa delegation led by Nelson held a meeting with minister of state for science & technology Jitendra Singh on Tuesday
81 bodies that have already been received by their next of kin, the court directed, would be given their last rites at any of the identified nine burial sites.
The action to dismiss Singh from service was initiated taking into account grave allegations of misconduct, a government spokesperson said
The BRS announced its list of candidates before the poll schedule was announced by the Election Commission
The quake occurred some 30 miles (50 kilometers) south-southwest of the capital of Bridgetown at a depth of 24 miles (39 kilometers).
Uttarakhand tunnel rescue: Diwali Day, November 12, is when these 41 workers got trapped inside the 4.5 km long tunnel at 5.30 a.m.
President Murmu expressed the nation's gratitude for these workers who contribute to critical infrastructure despite personal risks.
After 17 days of rescue efforts, trapped workers were successfully evacuated on Tuesday, with rat-hole miners playing crucial role in final phase of operation.
Pushkar Dhami was present along with Union minister VK Singh to welcome the workers who were brought out by the rescuers from inside the Silkyara tunnel.
The first workers were removed following a series of agonizing setbacks.
Uttarakhand tunnel rescue update: Amit Shah terms rescue of workers from Uttarakhand tunnel 'great news'.
After an intense 17-day rescue operation, all 41 workers trapped in the partially collapsed Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi district were rescued on Tuesday.
Rat miners engage in ‘rat-hole mining’, a manual drilling technique where narrow pits are meticulously dug by skilled workers.
The 41 workers, who were trapped in the tunnel since November 12, were rescued on Tuesday evening.
In the visuals, Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami was seen hugging and talking to the workers as they huddled outside the tunnel.
All 41 workers were rescued from the Silkyara tunnel after being trapped for 17 days.
The report attributed deepening property sector woes and high debt levels for weakening the growth momentum for China.
The dismissed police officer claimed that he was being framed by those police officers at the top who were inimical to him
The navy received Imphal from Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited in Mumbai, its first warship with separate accommodation for women sailors, in October
The 17-day long wait for the 41 workers trapped in the Silkyara tunnel of Uttarakhand finally ended on Tuesday.
The Israeli ambassador said he was hopeful that India will designate Hamas as a terrorist entity.
A NASA delegation, led by administrator Bill Nelson, held a meeting with minister of state for science and technology Jitendra Singh and discussed space cooperation
Emphasizing the context of Telangana's formation in 2014, Gandhi asserted that the Congress party had delivered on its commitment to the people of the state.
The arrested suspects had collaborated with private hospitals and doctors in Chennai and had sold at least 10 babies
The video depicted Arnold Dix seated in front of the local deity's temple while the priest conducted the puja, as the rescue operation continued alongside.
Asim Sarkar, BJP legislator from North 24 Parganas district’s Haringhata, publicly questioned Mishra’s announcement
Apollo launches India’s first pediatric health assessment on chronic, lifestyle diseases in children
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Professor Arnold Dix, renowned expert in underground infrastructure and construction risk, is engaged in the tunnel rescue mission in Uttarakhand.
The Bihar education department has reportedly done away with holidays for Hartalika Teej and Jitiya, and increased holidays for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
In a video posted by news agency PTI, which was accessed by the police, the masked man was seen walking inside the showroom with a bag in his hands.
The two delegates held placards, distributed pamphlets and reached up to the film’s director Sudipto Sen to have a ‘dialogue’ with him about the film’s content
The NDMA has said the rescue operations are near a breakthrough as the pipe has to be pushed for another two metres to reach the 41 workers.
When asked about Air India threat, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun said he was saying ‘boycott’ Air India, but the Indian narrative shifted to ‘bomb’ Air India.
Bharat Biotech said the collaboration aims to build strong sectoral and cross-organisational collaborations to design novel methodologies to tackle future epidemics and infectious diseases
Citing feedback from the ground, Ashok Gehlot told reporters here that the Congress is going to win everywhere.
Rahul Gandhi also promised to give ₹12,000 to each auto driver and to consider reducing pending challans to 50 per cent and implementing a single-permit policy once the Congress was elected in Telangana
In the final phase of rescue at Uttarakhand tunnel, each worker will be placed on a wheeled stretcher and carefully pulled outside by rescue teams using ropes.
CJI highlighted how the use of technology, improved infrastructure, physical and functional accessibility to courtrooms can aid in removing a spate of barriers for the citizens
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) study found the emission divide between developed and developing countries is starker when compared to the poorest populations
Dozens of officers, workers, and foreign experts are currently in Uttarakhand, overseeing the rescue operation to extract the men trapped in Uttarkashi tunnel.
Forty-one workers were trapped in increasingly desperate conditions since a part of the 4.5km-long Silkyara-Barkot tunnel collapsed 17 days back
CM KCR alleges Indira Gandhi's regime was plagued by 'encounters and killings'
The minor girl was located Tuesday afternoon by the police at the Ashramam ground in Kollam city where she was found to be abandoned by the kidnappers
Telangana has the highest number of candidates with criminal records, between 24% to 72% of candidates from all major parties contesting elections have declared criminal cases against them
A six-year-old girl was abducted by a gang of four, including a woman, in a white Sedan from Oyoor in Kollam district of Kerala around 4.45pm on Monday
The rescue team drilled through rocks and debris on Tuesday and were set to pull the trapped workers out of tunnel one by one to safety.
The incident occurred near Bichhua drain under the jurisdiction of Brijpur police station in the district on Tuesday at around 10 am. After the accident, the locals gathered near the spot and informed the police about the matter.
In a major breakthrough in the Uttarakhand tunnel collapse rescue mission, the vertical drilling has been stopped and the pipe has been pushed in over 55 metres
The last extension was granted on November 18, when ASI requested an additional 15 days to finalize the report. The court approved a 10-day extension.
Chimaji Adhav, a local police officer, said that the woman was from Kerala, who came to Mumbai a fortnight ago and was staying at the Navy hostel with at least 20 other women
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"The incident took place while Aparna was undergoing training on the Indian Navy Ship (INS) Attack," a police officer said.
In an email to IIT Madras’s director V Kamakoti, the student’s brother attached a six-page letter handwritten in Hindi saying the scholar was on medication for mental health issues
Terming “welfare a permanent template” of his party, and accusing the BRS, BJP, and AIMIM of having forged some sort of deal, Kharge asserted to HT the Congress would wrest the state from BRS
The 41 construction workers have been trapped since November 12 in a collapsed tunnel between the remote towns of Silkyara and Dandalgaon in Uttarakhand.
The bench declined to interfere with the Madras HC order even as it perused the medical reports of Balaji with regard to post-operative ailments pursuant to a bypass surgery conducted in June
Malaysia joined the list of countries providing visa-free facility to Indian nationals to promote tourism.
“Your sickness doesn't appear to be serious or life-threatening,” said the Supreme Court.
The rescue missions in Uttarkashi are currently underway, with different approaches being used to extract the 41 trapped workers stuck inside collapsed tunnel.
Despite increased efforts by the police, the child has not been traced. A police officer said that force was exploring all angles to locate the missing child.
Deputy police superintendent RR Singhal said Shailesh Koli, Rohal Koli, and their two unidentified accomplices assaulted Gitaben Maru with steel pipes
About 57 metres of drilling work from the mouth of the Silkyara tunnel is to be done in total to lay a pipe inside the tunnel to reach the trapped workers.
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In a paper for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Monday, Tellis, who is the Tata chair for strategic affairs at the think tank, has outlined the strategic logic of deeper nuclear cooperation
Rajesh Pathak, a local police officer, said the student’s landlord informed them when the 20-year-old did not respond to several knocks
Rat-hole mining experts called in to help rescue the 41 workers began manual drilling through the rubble of Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi.
An HT analysis of Telangana’s finances shows that it is the ideal state for a populist government
Assembly elections 2023 highlights: Results for all five states - Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh - will be announced on December 3.
Uttarakhand tunnel rescue highlights: All 41 workers trapped in Silkyara tunnel successfully rescued.
Almost 3.5 billion people, nearly half of humanity, live in areas highly vulnerable to climate change, WHO said
Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Monday stressed the need to monitor the proper implementation of reservation policy for other backward classes (OBC), scheduled castes (SC), scheduled tribe (ST) and minority communities at the national level
The development came after parts of a US-made auger machine, which drilled up to 46.8 metres through the debris, got stuck in the rubble on Friday
While there is nothing unusual in independent candidates filing nominations, most are generally non-serious contenders unless they are powerful local leaders
A 12-second clip of an interview with Thangapandian has been circulating on social media stirring a controversy
The samples will be sent to advanced regional laboratories to test for the microbe causing the illness
The influx of refugees from Myanmar could be increasing every month, especially since the 2021 military coup
The VP said: “Our country is in the process of having a legislation that will bring about a sea change in our outlook”
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s former private secretary VK Pandian on Monday formally joined the BJD, a little more than a month after he resigned from the Indian Administrative Services.
Under the scheme, the state government makes a direct benefit transfer of ₹5,000 per acre per season – Rabi and Kharif – into the account of every farmer.
A large number of NRIs with roots in Telangana have returned home during the poll season to giving an expat vibe to the poll campaign in India’s newest state that was curved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.
An expert said while headwinds against the ruling BRS have only crystallised over the last few weeks of the campaign, the signs of disaffection have been there.
The government has already banned many unauthorized apps and may also allow the central bank to regulate third-party service providers.
Telangana is set to have its first-ever BJP government as the people are determined to oust the ruling BRS government, said PM Narendra Modi during a visit to the state. Modi criticized the BRS government for promoting superstitions and corruption, and urged the people to prevent the corrupt Congress from coming to power. He also highlighted the BJP's commitment to the welfare of marginalized communities and promised cheaper petrol and diesel if the BJP came to power. Telangana goes to the polls on November 30.
Rescuers have started manual drilling to rescue 41 workers trapped in a tunnel in northern India after an augur machine broke down.
India has been engaging with the Sikh community to reassure them of their place and role in the wider Indian national identity.
Delhi's air quality remained in the "very poor" category on Monday, just five points away from the "severe" zone. Steady surface winds and rain in the evening helped improve the air quality to some extent. However, pollution levels have remained high for the past week, making this likely to be Delhi's most polluted November in at least eight years. The city recorded its first spell of rain since November 10, which helped ease the pollution. The air quality is expected to remain in the "very poor" category for the next few days.
The death toll in Gujarat due to unseasonal rainfall that hit several parts of the state over the weekend increased to 27 on Monday
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said PM Narendra Modi put India on the path of development which was cherished for long.
Addressing a rally in Telangana , Rahul Gandhi had said that Owaisi and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) were the two friends of PM Narendra Modi.
On April 20 this year, Stalin had announced in the Tamil Nadu assembly that magnificent life-size statue will be erected in Chennai to honour VP Singh.
Delhi witnessed light rain and thunderstorms, bringing a much-needed relief to the residents struggling with poor air quality.
The prime minister also attended the Koti Deepotsavam at the NTR Stadium in Hyderabad.