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Updated on Nov 22, 2021 07:09 AM IST

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  • Nov 22, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    United States: 20 injured in Wisconsin after vehicle plows into Christmas parade

    A vehicle plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday, injuring more than 20 people, news agency AFP reported citing police officials.

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:03 AM IST

    Karnataka rains: 24 people dead, 658 houses completely damaged

    As many as 24 people have died in Karnataka due to heavy rains while 658 houses have been completely damaged, according to a statement by the chief minister’s office (CMO). 

  • Nov 22, 2021 06:21 AM IST

    Kejriwal to begin 2-day visit to Punjab, will make big announcements in Moga

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) national convener Arvind Kejriwal will on Monday begin his two-day visit to Punjab, where assembly elections are due next year. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Fresh protests against Covid-19 restrictions break out in Europe

    A fresh wave of protests broke out in many European cities and in some French overseas territories on Sunday against the Covid-19 restrictions which have been reintroduced to ward off the spread of the virus. 

    There were fresh demonstrations in Austria, where the government is imposing a new lockdown and vaccine mandate. In Belgium, violence was reported during a protest in the capital city of Brussels which was attended by 35,000 people. On the other hand, protests continued in several Dutch cities for a third consecutive day. 

     


SC to hear pleas accusing Twitter of promoting fake news, anti-India content

Former national co-convener of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT cell Vinit Goenka, advocates Vinit Jindal, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay and others had filed petitions in the apex court on the issue.



A bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar will hear pleas today. (Amal KS/HT File Photo)
A bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar will hear pleas today. (Amal KS/HT File Photo)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 06:55 AM IST


UK rules recognising Covaxin for inbound travel come into effect from today

The changes were announced by the UK government earlier this month, after the World Health Organization (WHO) cleared Covaxin for “emergency-use listing”. 



A healthcare worker fills a syringe with a dose of Covaxin at a municipal health centre in Kolkata.(AP File Photo)
A healthcare worker fills a syringe with a dose of Covaxin at a municipal health centre in Kolkata.(AP File Photo)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 06:25 AM IST


Breaking news: 24 people dead due to heavy rain in Karnataka

Breaking news Updates November 22, 2021: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.



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Find fast updates about the latest news as it breaks.

Updated on Nov 22, 2021 07:09 AM IST


‘What did you do…?’: Nawab Malik’s bombshell ahead of Bombay HC order 

  • The Bombay high court reserved an order last Thursday on the interim application filed by NCB officer Sameer Wankhede’s father Dnyandev pertaining to the temporary injunction against NCP leader Malik.


NCP leader Nawab Malik has claimed that Sameer Wankhede was born a Muslim and his father’s real name was Dawood and not Dnyandev.(@nawabmalikncp)
NCP leader Nawab Malik has claimed that Sameer Wankhede was born a Muslim and his father’s real name was Dawood and not Dnyandev.(@nawabmalikncp)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 06:05 AM IST


Covid-19: Mandaviya to hold meeting with 3 states with low first dose coverage

In the three states – Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland – and the union territory of Puducherry, the first dose coverage of Covid-19 vaccine is less than 70 per cent. The meeting comes amid the government’s efforts to speed up the vaccination coverage across the country.



Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will review the progress and planning of Covid-19 vaccination in these states.(HT File Photo)
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will review the progress and planning of Covid-19 vaccination in these states.(HT File Photo)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 05:42 AM IST


Where is Param Bir Singh? Supreme Court expected to get the answer today

Param Bir Singh has been accused by a Mumbai restaurateur of extorting 11.92 lakh from him by threatening to register cases against two of his outlets – Boho Restaurant and BCB Bar.



Currently posted as Director General of Home Guards, Param Bir Singh last attended his office in May.(HT File Photo)
Currently posted as Director General of Home Guards, Param Bir Singh last attended his office in May.(HT File Photo)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 05:21 AM IST


FB lobbied over poll rules: Papers

The social media company fronted the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) to push its view and achieve consensus over the rules, Facebook’s internal documents spirited out of the company by whistleblower Frances Haugen show.



These details are from disclosures made to the Securities and Exchange Commission and to the US Congress in a redacted form by Frances Haugen’s legal counsel.(AP)
These details are from disclosures made to the Securities and Exchange Commission and to the US Congress in a redacted form by Frances Haugen’s legal counsel.(AP)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 03:18 AM IST

ByDeeksha Bhardwaj, Venkat Ananth, Hindustan Times, New Delhi


Rain-hit Andhra limps back to normal, 17 still missing

Flood fury continued to ravage Kadapa, Nellore and Chittoor districts, due to the heavy rainfall in the last three days. The bridge over Papagni River in Kamalapuram block of Kadapa district collapsed, bringing traffic to a halt on this road.



Residents wade through a flood-affected area in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. (PTI PHOTO.)
Residents wade through a flood-affected area in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. (PTI PHOTO.)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 01:55 AM IST


At 1.53%, Assam conviction rate lags behind the national average: NCRB

According to the NCRB report, 133,641 people were arrested in Assam for IPC crimes last year, of which charge sheets were filed against 61,668 but only 949 got convicted



The conviction rate in Assam paints a dismal picture of law enforcement in the state as merely 1.53% of those charged with IPC (Indian Penal Code) offences get convicted, against a national average of 14.35%, as per NCRB 2020 data (Representational image)
The conviction rate in Assam paints a dismal picture of law enforcement in the state as merely 1.53% of those charged with IPC (Indian Penal Code) offences get convicted, against a national average of 14.35%, as per NCRB 2020 data (Representational image)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 12:55 AM IST


Kerala adoption row: Andhra couple hand over baby, DNA test to be held

Last week, the Kerala Child Welfare Committee, a quasi-judicial body, ordered authorities to produce the baby in five days and conduct a DNA test to decide biological parents



Anupama S Chandran, a former SFI leader, has alleged that her baby boy was secretively given away for adoption by her parents. (Vivek R Nair / HT Photo)
Anupama S Chandran, a former SFI leader, has alleged that her baby boy was secretively given away for adoption by her parents. (Vivek R Nair / HT Photo)

Updated on Nov 22, 2021 02:46 AM IST


Over 1.8 million get jabs in Tamil Nadu in 10th mega drive

A total of 672,580 people got the first dose of Covid vaccine while 1,148,425 the second dose, comprising 75.75% (first dose) and 39.53% (second dose) of the population, a press release said here.



Tamil Nadu has set a target to achieve 100% vaccination by the month-end against the Covid-19 pandemic and till date it has inoculated 75% of the population with single dose. (ANI)
Tamil Nadu has set a target to achieve 100% vaccination by the month-end against the Covid-19 pandemic and till date it has inoculated 75% of the population with single dose. (ANI)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 12:48 AM IST

ByPress Trust of India, Chennai


Brother of former Miss Kerala runner-up seeks probe into car crash

In the complaint, Arjun Shajan has asked the police to probe the role of Roy Joseph, owner of the hotel where the models participated in a party and one Shaju Thankachan who followed them in his luxurious car after the party.



Anjana Shajan died in a car accident along with 2019 Miss Kerala Ansy Kabeer and Mohammad Ashiq winner that occurred on November 1. (HT Photo)
Anjana Shajan died in a car accident along with 2019 Miss Kerala Ansy Kabeer and Mohammad Ashiq winner that occurred on November 1. (HT Photo)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 12:45 AM IST


Dhinakaran banks on Sasikala to regain key role in AIADMK

Following his win in RK Nagar in 2017, Dhinakaran stood as a lone challenger to the Dravidian majors. Analysts had then said that he could even pull off a successful third front in Tamil Nadu’s politics, which has been successively ruled by the DMK and AIADMK since 1967



VK Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dhinakaran contested as an independent candidate from RK Nagar assembly constituency in Chennai, which fell vacant after late J Jayalalithaa’s death in 2016, and won. (PTI)
VK Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dhinakaran contested as an independent candidate from RK Nagar assembly constituency in Chennai, which fell vacant after late J Jayalalithaa’s death in 2016, and won. (PTI)

Updated on Nov 22, 2021 12:49 AM IST


24 die in November as rain fury batters Karnataka

Opposition political parties have accused the Bommai government of mismanagement and prioritising elections over the calamity.



Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai, who held a meeting with senior officials on Sunday, instructed for the immediate release of <span class=
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai, who held a meeting with senior officials on Sunday, instructed for the immediate release of 1 lakh as the first installment of relief for those who lost houses. (Agencies)

Published on Nov 22, 2021 12:38 AM IST

ByHT Correspondent, Bengaluru


NIA to investigate arms, drugs smuggling by drones from Pakistan

Between August and September alone, Punjab police busted at least four modules involved in the smuggling of weapons and explosives from across the border



The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been roped in to investigate a series of incidents related to smuggling of arms and ammunition, explosives as well as drugs from across the border via Punjab and Rajasthan. (Representational image)
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been roped in to investigate a series of incidents related to smuggling of arms and ammunition, explosives as well as drugs from across the border via Punjab and Rajasthan. (Representational image)

Updated on Nov 22, 2021 02:59 AM IST

ByNeeraj Chauhan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

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