Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

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Doubtful about when Provident Fund interest will be credited? EPFO says this

Once the amount is credited, users can check their EPF balance through various methods, including the EPFO website, SMS, missed calls, or the Umang App.

EPFO is one of the largest social security organisations, providing social security benefits to members in the form of PF, pension, and insurance benefits. (File)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 04:19 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Watch: ‘Tiranga Sadi Jaan’, Agniveers sing as they march in passing out parade

After completing a rigorous training at Regimental Centre in Jharkhand, Agniveers from the Sikh Regiment conducted a passing out parade on Saturday.

While marching during the parade, the passing-out batch was observed singing a Punjabi motivational song, “Chal Jawana Daur”. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 10:15 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

China floods: 10 dead near Beijing, 1.54 million evacuated from Hebei

In Beijing, the rainfall has been the heaviest in at least 140 years, with the remnants of the typhoon bringing excessive rain.

People ride a boat through a flooded road after the rains and floods brought by remnants of Typhoon Doksuri, in Zhuozhou, Hebei province, China August 3, 2023.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 04:10 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

What is Toshakhana case, for which Imran Khan has been convicted?

Toshakhana case: An additional ₹1 lakh (Pakistani rupees) has been levied on Khan by Additional Judge Humayun Dilawar of Islamabad sessions court.

Former Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan(AFP)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 02:29 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Watch: Russian scientists produce watermelons at ‘coldest place on Earth’

The team began the process by choosing ‘two types of early-ripening watermelons’ that could adapt to low atmospheric pressure and oxygen scarcity.

This could be positive news for the scientists residing in the region's challenging environment, as they will have a new food variety. (AARI)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 10:18 PM IST

‘Be cautious’: Centre warns of fake mails from cyber crime tracking body

The email appears to be from cybercrime agency's administrator, and it concludes with the name of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), IPS officer Rajesh Kumar.

The Press Information Bureau (PIB) fact-check unit shared a sample of a fake email on its Twitter account.(Twitter/@PIBFactCheck)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 08:12 PM IST

Watch: Cong workers celebrate after SC stays Rahul Gandhi's conviction

Congress party workers gathered outside the AICC office with party flags and flexis of Rahul Gandhi.

Congress party workers celebrating outside AICC office in Delhi following the Supreme Court's interim order staying Rahul Gandhi's conviction on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 03:46 PM IST

Supermoon 2023: ‘Sturgeon moon’ visible today. What is it?

The first supermoon of this year was in July, and the last one for 2023 will occur in September. The supermoon on Tuesday is also called as ‘sturgeon moon’.

Supermoon is can be witnessed when the full moon occurs near or at the closest point to Earth in its orbit.(Reuters File)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 07:19 PM IST

ITR last date today: Yet to file return? What if you miss the deadline?

The deadline for filing tax returns for the previous year for the salaried class and those who do not require their accounts audited is July 31.

The department provided statistics indicating that there were more than 1.30 crore successful logins on the e-filing portal until 6.30 pm on Sunday. (Representational Image)(File photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2023 12:20 PM IST

OceanGate co-founder envisions sending 1,000 humans to Venus by 2050

Guillermo Söhnlein said there is a sliver of the Venusian atmosphere about 30 miles from the surface where humans could theoretically survive.

OceanGate Expeditions co-founder Guillermo Söhnlein (Facebook/Guillermo Söhnlein)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 08:44 PM IST

Indian-sized footwear to be launched soon, reducing dependency on foreign trends

Union minister Piyush Goyal said that India has the potential to become the world's largest and highest-quality footwear manufacturer.

Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal
Published on Jul 30, 2023 04:34 PM IST

'I bow down to people's President': Amit Shah at book launch on Kalam

Amit Shah said that the book is about how “a boy born to a poor family in Rameswaram rises to the highest echelons of India's politics.”

Amit Shah in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram on Saturday(HT)
Published on Jul 29, 2023 08:52 PM IST

Russia to issue 'e-visa' for Indians from August 1. How will it benefit travel?

This e-visa can be used just like any other regular visa, eliminating the need to check with embassies or any other associations.

The electronic visa or e-visa, is an electronic and biometric visa that grants the same rights as a regular visa. (HT File)
Published on Jul 29, 2023 06:20 PM IST

Law Commission ends extended deadline for submitting suggestions on UCC

The Law Commission is a non-statutory body constituted by a notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Law & Justice, Department of Legal Affairs.

Some religious communities have opposed the idea of a Uniform Civil Code, citing concerns about “lack of transparency” and viewing it as a potential “threat to diversity”. (HT Archive) (File)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 29, 2023 04:22 PM IST

What are ‘stapled visas’ that China issued to Indian players from Arunachal

Instead of stamping directly in the passport, a separate piece of paper attached (stapled) to the visa making it a ‘stapled visa’.

This is not the first time such ‘stapled visas’ have been issued to Indian citizens from Arunachal Pradesh. (HT FILE) (Representational Image)
Published on Jul 28, 2023 09:19 PM IST

Samajwadi MP Jaya Bachchan meets Sanjay Singh at his protest site in Parliament

Since his suspension, Sanjay Singh has been receiving support from leaders in the Opposition's Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA).

SP's Jaya Bachchan met AAP leader Sanjay Singh at the Parliament complex on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 05:13 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

From ‘ITR filing’ to Axis Bank credit card changes: Financial updates for August

In August, banks will be closed for a total of 14 days. This includes both the second and fourth Saturdays, Sundays, and a few other days.

The deadline to file your Income Tax Return (ITR) for the income earned in FY 2022-23 (AY 2023-24) is July 31, 2023. (Representational Image)
Updated on Jul 31, 2023 07:44 AM IST

‘Punished for speaking truth’: Rajendra Gudha after being sacked from cabinet

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot removed Rajendra Gudha as minister of state, hours after he criticised the state government in the assembly.

Gudha was serving as the minister of state (MoS) for Sainik Kalyan, Home Guard and Civil Defence, Panchayati Raj, and Rural Development. (ANI)
Published on Jul 22, 2023 01:01 AM IST

Who is Andrei Troshev, the veteran mercenary Putin has suggested to lead Wagner?

Troshev was awarded “Order of the Red Star” twice for his service in Afghanistan. In 2016, he received Russia's highest medal, “Hero of Russia”.

Andrei Troshev, a senior Wagner commander known by his callsign
Published on Jul 16, 2023 01:20 PM IST

Watch: Robbers use pepper spray, attack man at ATM, steal 7 lakh in Hyderabad

The incident occurred on July 3 at a Punjab National Bank ATM located in the Himayathnagar area of Hyderabad.

Robbers beat up the victim after using pepper spray against him to steal a cash sum of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>7 lakh(ANI)
Published on Jul 16, 2023 11:23 AM IST

NDRF rescues 500 workers from illegal farm houses in Noida amid flood | Watch

These farmhouses are situated near Nagli Wajidpur village in Sector 135, around two kilometers away from the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway.

Many of these stranded people were discovered on Thursday when police officers and administration officials took a boat ride deep into the flooded areas. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 15, 2023 06:18 PM IST

Delhi flood: Is Yamuna water receding? Which roads are accessible? Check updates

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also called for a meeting of cabinet ministers on Saturday evening to discuss the ongoing flood situation.

New Delhi: Locals wade through the floodwaters of the swollen Yamuna river near Hanuman Mandir at Yamuna Bazar area, Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Jul 15, 2023 04:38 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Punjab CM Mann narrowly escapes boat mishap during flood visit | Video

During his tour of flood-affected areas, chief minister Bhagwant Mann visited Nihala Lavera village in Ferozepur to oversee relief and rescue operations.

The occupants of the boat successfully stabilised it, preventing it from capsizing. Mann was among the people on the boat at the time. (Hindustan Times)
Published on Jul 15, 2023 11:37 AM IST

Tomato price may go till 300 per kg in coming weeks: Report

In June, prices were around ₹40 per kg, but in the first week of July, they rose to an average of ₹100 per kg.

The months of July-August and October-November typically experience lower tomato production, contributing to the current scarcity.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 14, 2023 04:52 PM IST

‘Islam and terrorism have nothing…’: Muslim World League chief Al-Issa

Mohammad Bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa also paid a visit to the Akshardham temple in New Delhi on Thursday and called for “peace and love amongst all”.

Muslim World League secretary general Sheikh Dr Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa is on a five-day visit to India.(ANI)
Published on Jul 14, 2023 11:54 AM IST

Bastille Day 2023: Google Doodle celebrates French National Day, Modi to attend

Bastille Day in France is celebrated annually on July 14 with military parades and fireworks, and the event marks the of fall of Bastille on July 14, 1789.

The military parade in Paris called “Défilé du 14 juillet” is one famous tradition that takes place on Bastille Day. (AP)
Published on Jul 14, 2023 09:33 AM IST

Two US nationals join J&K's Amarnath Yatra, call it a ‘dream come true’ | WATCH

The US nationals said that they were inspired by "Swami Vivekananda's visit to the Amarnath Shrine" and that they had known this story for the past 40 years.

“It's impossible to describe our feeling to have come here,” one of the two US nationals said. (ANI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 05:52 PM IST

‘Lack of preparedness’: Delhi LG takes stock of Yamuna water level rise

The LG said, "Nature doesn't inform us in advance; we have to be prepared for it," as Delhi received the highest recorded precipitation in a single day in July.

Delhi LG VK Saxena (PTI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 03:18 PM IST

DDA housing scheme 2023 phase 4 booking commences today

DDA has set a token amount of ₹50,000 for 1-BHK flats for economically weaker section applicants and ₹1 lakh for the general category.

These flats are ready-to-move-in, and during registration, individuals may need to upload proof of identity, proof of address (not necessarily from Delhi), and an EWS certificate if necessary. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 08:11 PM IST

Watch: Delhi minister Atishi visits waterlogged areas in ITO amid heavy rain

Atishi said that the pumping stations in ITO were designed to handle up to 100 mm of rainfall and that the city received a record-breaking 150 mm of rainfall.

Delhi minister Atishi visiting the inundated areas in ITO, Delhi. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 10:36 PM IST
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