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Antrix-Devas Case: 10 Key Things To Know

Antrix-Devas Case: 10 Key Things To Know

Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday January 18, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by Devas Multimedia challenging a court order to wind up the company. A day later, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said a 2005 deal between Devas and Antrix Corporation was a proven fraud.

Covid 3rd Wave May Peak In Next 3 Weeks, Says Report

Covid 3rd Wave May Peak In Next 3 Weeks, Says Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Mumbai

The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to peak much earlier than anticipated and may take a maximum of three more weeks, even though the share of rural districts in new caseloads has increased significantly since December, says a report.

Immediately Increase Covid Testing In Strategic Manner, Centre Asks States

Immediately Increase Covid Testing In Strategic Manner, Centre Asks States

NDTV News Desk | Tuesday January 18, 2022

Immediately Increase Covid Testing In Strategic Manner, Centre Asks States

5 Maoists Killed In 2 Encounters In Chhattisgarh, Jawan Injured: Police

5 Maoists Killed In 2 Encounters In Chhattisgarh, Jawan Injured: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Sukma/Raipur

At least five Maoists, including two woman, were killed in two separate encounters with security personnel in Sukma district and the forests along the Chhattisgarh-Telangana border on Tuesday morning, police said.

"My Dad Almost Died In Jail": UP Politician Azam Khan's Son To NDTV

"My Dad Almost Died In Jail": UP Politician Azam Khan's Son To NDTV

Reported by Saurabh Shukla | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Lucknow

Abdullah Azam, son of Uttar Pradesh politician Azam Khan, on Tuesday, told NDTV that his father has been kept in prison in extremely poor conditions and even his medical needs were not taken care of properly.

High Court Grants Bail To 2 Accused In Multi-Crore Taxi App Fraud Case

High Court Grants Bail To 2 Accused In Multi-Crore Taxi App Fraud Case

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court has granted bail to two directors of an app-based taxi company, accused of duping hundreds of people of Rs 250 crore after promising them huge returns on investing in the firm.

Mukesh Ambani's Big New Investment: $132 Million For Robot-Maker

Mukesh Ambani's Big New Investment: $132 Million For Robot-Maker

Saritha Rai, Bloomberg | Tuesday January 18, 2022

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited is buying an Indian robotics startup as the conglomerate scales up automation across its businesses, from e-commerce to new energy.

Assam Chief Minister Holds All-Party Meet Over Border Issue With Meghalaya

Assam Chief Minister Holds All-Party Meet Over Border Issue With Meghalaya

Asian News International | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma held a meeting with representatives of all political parties on the Assam-Meghalaya border issue at State Guest House, Koinadhara on Tuesday.

PM Modi Interacts With Varanasi BJP Workers Via NaMo App Ahead Of UP Polls

PM Modi Interacts With Varanasi BJP Workers Via NaMo App Ahead Of UP Polls

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Varanasi (UP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held an audio interaction with BJP workers of his Varanasi parliamentary constituency and reaffirmed the BJP's commitment towards development.

WFH Has Put Working Women Under 'Triple Burden': President Kovind

WFH Has Put Working Women Under 'Triple Burden': President Kovind

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, New Delhi

Work from home during the Covid pandemic has its benefits but it has also put working women under a "triple burden", says President Ram Nath Kovind.

Akhilesh Yadav Strikes Back At BJP On Charges Of Fielding Criminals In UP Polls

Akhilesh Yadav Strikes Back At BJP On Charges Of Fielding Criminals In UP Polls

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Lucknow

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, under attack for fielding candidates with criminal backgrounds, today defended his decision, claiming that the ruling BJP has framed his party leaders in false cases.

Video: Madhya Pradesh Teenage Girl Climbs Tree To Avoid Getting Vaccinated

Video: Madhya Pradesh Teenage Girl Climbs Tree To Avoid Getting Vaccinated

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Chhattarpur, Madhya Pradesh

The vaccination team was visiting the Mankari village of the district. The woman reportedly ran away from her house and climbed a tree to hide from the doctor administering it to her.

Maharashtra Ex Home Minister's Bail Rejected In Money Laundering Case

Maharashtra Ex Home Minister's Bail Rejected In Money Laundering Case

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Mumbai

A special court here on Tuesday rejected a plea filed by former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh seeking default bail in an alleged money laundering case.

Karnataka Joins The Bandwagon, Invites Elon Musk To Set Up Tesla Plant

Karnataka Joins The Bandwagon, Invites Elon Musk To Set Up Tesla Plant

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Bengaluru

Joining the growing list of Indian states wooing Tesla's billionaire founder and CEO Elon Musk to start a manufacturing unit, Karnataka on Tuesday projected itself as the "Electric Vehicle (EV) hub" of India and an ideal destination to set up a plant

Bhagwant Mann, AAP's Punjab Pick, Responds To Digs At 'Drinking Problem'

Bhagwant Mann, AAP's Punjab Pick, Responds To Digs At 'Drinking Problem'

Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Chandigarh/ New Delhi

Bhagwant Mann, named the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP's) presumptive Chief Minister for Punjab after an unusual public televote, said he could now honestly say he is from the "public quota".