SEP 15, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Indian-origin Rishi Sunak retains role as finance minister in UK cabinet reshuffle
UK finance minister Rishi Sunak will remain in his job, Boris Johnson’s office said on Wednesday, as the PM reshuffled his cabinet of senior ministers.
SEP 15, 2021 08:02 PM IST
President Kovind to visit Himachal Pradesh from Sept 16-19
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Himachal Pradesh from September 16 to 19 during which he will address the special session of the state assembly, a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
SEP 15, 2021 07:08 PM IST
US President Joe Biden invites CEOs, business leaders to discuss vaccine mandates
United States President Joe Biden on Wednesday invited CEOs and business leaders to discuss Covid-19 vaccine mandates. The meeting comes after Biden announced last week that the Labor Department is working to require that business with 100 or more employees order their workers to be fully vaccinated or submit a negative Covid-19 test report at least weekly.
SEP 15, 2021 06:46 PM IST
Kerala’s Covid tally goes up again with 17,681 new cases
After seeing a little over 15,000 cases for the past two days, Kerala’s daily tally of Covid-19 went up again on Wednesday as 17,681 cases were recorded, taking the cumulative figures to 4,424,046.
SEP 15, 2021 06:18 PM IST
PM Modi, VP Naidu, LS Speaker Om Birla jointly launch ‘Sansad TV’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla jointly launched the Sansad TV on Wednesday.
SEP 15, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Afghanistan’s central bank recovers $12.3 million cash from former govt officials
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has submitted cash found at the residence of Amrullah Saleh, the first vice-president of the previous government and a number of previous high ranking government officials, to the Da Afghanistan Bank, an official statement said on Wednesday.
SEP 15, 2021 05:47 PM IST
Tata Sons submits financial bid for Air India
A Tata Sons spokesperson told Hindustan Times on Wednesday that the company has submitted a financial bid for Air India.
SEP 15, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Air India disinvestment process in concluding stage
The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), informed on Wednesday that Air India’s disinvestment process is in the concluding stage after transaction adviser received bids. The deadline for the submission of the bids was today.
SEP 15, 2021 04:59 PM IST
UK PM Boris Johnson to reshuffle cabinet: Report
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will carry out a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, a government source told news agency AFP, after questions over the performance of some of his ministers.
The changes would “put in place a strong a united team to build back better from the pandemic”, the source said
SEP 15, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Iran resumes regular flights to Kabul airport
Iran has resumed regular flights to the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan’s Kabul, news agency AFP reported on Wednesday citing state media.
SEP 15, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Swearing-in of Guj CM Bhupendra Patel’s new cabinet on Thursday
The swearing-in of Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel’s new cabinet will take place on Thursday at 1.30pm, according to the chief minister’s office (CMO).
SEP 15, 2021 03:37 PM IST
Uttarakhand assembly polls: AAP announces SS Kaler as candidate against CM Pushkar Singh Dhami
The Aam Aadmi Party announced on Tuesday that its leader SS Kaler will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Uttarakhand against state chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. Kaler, who was serving as AAP’s Uttarakhand chief till now, resigned from the post in order to fight the elections.
SEP 15, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Govt approves PLI scheme for auto, drone and auto-component industries: Union minister Thakur
Union minister Anurag Thakur announced on Wednesday that the Centre has approved production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for auto industry, auto-component industry, drone industry to enhance the country’s manufacturing capabilities.
SEP 15, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Most Covid deaths in Dharavi among people aged above 50
Between April 2020 — when Covid-19 first broke out in Dharavi — and June 2021, this Mumbai slum reported 717 deaths due to the infection, over 80% of which were among people above the…