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US Hopes India Would "Reconsider" Its Decision To Restrict Wheat Exports

US Hopes India Would "Reconsider" Its Decision To Restrict Wheat Exports

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New York

The US hopes India will "reconsider" its decision to ban wheat exports, with Washington "encouraging" countries not to restrict exports as that will exacerbate food shortages, amidst Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Karti Chidambaram's "I Have Lost Count" Tweet Soon After CBI Searches

Karti Chidambaram's "I Have Lost Count" Tweet Soon After CBI Searches

Edited by Arun Nair | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, being investigated in a new case over alleged foreign remittances, today tweeted to say that he has "lost count" of the number of cases filed against him.

CBI Raids Congress's Karti Chidambaram In New 'Bribe-For-Visa' Case

CBI Raids Congress's Karti Chidambaram In New 'Bribe-For-Visa' Case

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Aditi Gautam | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

Seven premises linked to Karti Chidambaram - the son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram - and his associates were searched across Chennai, Mumbai, Odisha, and Delhi, sources said.

Process All Green Cards Within 6 Months, US Presidential Panel Recommends

Process All Green Cards Within 6 Months, US Presidential Panel Recommends

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Washington

A US presidential advisory commission has unanimously voted to recommend President Joe Biden to process all applications for green cards or permanent residency within six months.

In Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque Case, Crucial Supreme Court Hearing Today

In Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque Case, Crucial Supreme Court Hearing Today

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday the plea of the management of Gyanvapi mosque against the survey of the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

Gyanvapi Mosque Case Live Updates: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Against Filming

Gyanvapi Mosque Case Live Updates: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Against Filming

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court will hear today the plea of the management of Gyanvapi mosque against the survey of the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 1,569 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 1,569 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

NDTV News Desk | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

India reported 1,569 new coronavirus cases and 19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, reported the Union health ministry. With the latest fatalities, the death count has increased to 5,24,260.

Mehbooba Mufti Says 'The Kashmir Files' Responsible For Violence In Valley

Mehbooba Mufti Says 'The Kashmir Files' Responsible For Violence In Valley

Asian News International | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Srinagar

Days after the killing of Kashmiri pandit government employee Rahul Bhat, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed the Vivek Agnihotri directorial 'The Kashmir Files' for 'triggering' violence in the union territory.

Mumbai Flower Seller, 28, Gets Admission In Top US University For PhD

Mumbai Flower Seller, 28, Gets Admission In Top US University For PhD

Asian News International | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

Sarita Mali, 28, who used to accompany her father in selling flower garlands on the streets of Mumbai, is now getting admission to the University of California for a PhD.

Jharkhand Panchayat Polls: Counting For 1st Phase To Begin Today

Jharkhand Panchayat Polls: Counting For 1st Phase To Begin Today

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Ranchi

Counting of votes for the first phase of the panchayat elections in Jharkhand will start on Tuesday amid tight security, an official said.

Fire Breaks Out At Footwear Factory In Delhi, No Casualties

Fire Breaks Out At Footwear Factory In Delhi, No Casualties

Asian News International | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

A fire broke out at a footwear factory in the Narela industrial area of Delhi on Monday.

Jet Airways' Flying Permit Likely To Be Revalidated This Week

Jet Airways' Flying Permit Likely To Be Revalidated This Week

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Mumbai

Jet Airways, which is set to conduct its final phase of proving flights on Tuesday, is expected to get its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) revalidated this week, according to a senior DGCA official.

Union Minister Anurag Thakur To Lead Indian Delegation At Cannes Film Festival

Union Minister Anurag Thakur To Lead Indian Delegation At Cannes Film Festival

Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2022, New Delhi

Union Minister Anurag Thakur will walk the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival tomorrow. He will be joined by A R Rahman, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Prasoon Joshi, R Madhavan. Akhay Kumar opted out after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Nearly 2 Lakh In 20 Assam Districts Affected By Floods

Nearly 2 Lakh In 20 Assam Districts Affected By Floods

Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2022, Guwahati/Haflong

Around 2 lakh people in 20 districts of Assam have been affected by floods, with the hill district of Dima Hasao getting cut off from the rest of the state after landslides triggered by incessant rain snapped rail and road links.

"You Don't Go After Big Fish, Harass Poor Farmers": Supreme Court To Bank

"You Don't Go After Big Fish, Harass Poor Farmers": Supreme Court To Bank

Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2022, New Delhi

Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Surya Kant took note of the Madhya Pradesh High Court order and said that there is nothing wrong with directing Bank of Maharashtra accept the One Time Settlement (OTS) proposal of farmers.