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Maharashtra crisis: Uddhav to chair crucial Sena meet today | Top points

Maharashtra political crisis: The Shiv Sena has sought the disqualification of 16 rebel Sena legislators. The Eknath Shinde camp has issued a notice to deputy speaker.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addressing a gathering in this file image.(HT File)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 07:15 AM IST
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‘If required, selectors need to have hard conversation with Rohit, Kohli, Rahul'

  • When asked whether Rohit, Rahul and Kohli are still indispensable in India's T20I side especially after seeing what Kishan can do at the top of the order, former India wicketkeeper-batter Saba Karim said they do walk into the XI but the selectors should not shy away from having a tough conversation.
India's Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami (From right to left)(ANI)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 07:03 AM IST
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US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarises activists

The US Supreme Court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision "shows that these types of rights are always at risk of being steamrolled,” said Ruth Zurbriggen, an Argentinian activist and member of the Companion Network of Latin America and the Caribbean, a group favoring abortion rights.
An abortion-rights protester looks on during rally, on June 24, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:58 AM IST
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When Karisma Kapoor had to do 15 retakes of Le Gayi song due to Shahid Kapoor

  • Karisma Kapoor had asked about Shahid Kapoor after she had to take multiple retakes of Dil To Pagal Hai song Le Gayi because of him.
Karisma Kapoor turned 48 on Saturday. 
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:58 AM IST
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We aren’t looking for star value: Interview with SonyLIV content head Ashish

  • SonyLIV’s Head Of Content Ashish Gowalkar talks to Hindustan Times about the platform’s journey so far and the future of the Indian streaming landscape.
Ashish Golwalkar is the content head at SonyLIV.
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:54 AM IST
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Goa celebrates 'Sao Joao' festival after 2-year Covid induced hiatus | See pics

  • Residents of the coastal state also thronged to wells, ponds and other water bodies in large numbers to celebrate Sao Joao, a popular festival of Goa.
The celebrations were on hold for the last two years due to the pandemic, but this year festivities were at pre-coronavirus level.(ANI)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:51 AM IST
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Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

On the West Coast, the Democratic governors of California, Washington and Oregon issued a joint “multi-state commitment,” saying they will work together to defend patients and care providers.
Abortion rights demonstrators protest outside the US Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, on June 24, 2022. (REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:49 AM IST
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Chris Pratt says there was ‘no hesitation at all’ in returning to small screen

  • Chris Pratt and co-star Taylor Kitsch spoke to Hindustan Times about their upcoming web series, The Terminal List. It will release on Amazon Prime Video.
Chris Pratt in Parks and Recreation (left); and in The Terminal List.
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:44 AM IST
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US: Abortion groups turn to state legal fights after Roe ruling

The US Supreme Court decision to end the constitutional right to abortion is setting up a legal fight in some key states where lawmakers plan to enact bans before gubernatorial and congressional elections later this year.
An abortion rights protester holds a sign to keep abortion safe in Ohio at a rally in Columbus, on June 24, 2022. (REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:34 AM IST
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Prez polls: Yashwant Sinha calls up PM Modi, Rajnath Singh, seeks support

Sinha, 84, who served as Union minister in the governments led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Chandra Shekhar, also reached out to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani.
Yashwant Sinha is scheduled to file his nomination papers on June 27 (Monday) in the presence of top opposition leaders.(HT file photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:24 AM IST
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Vehicle safety rating system to be out in April 2023

  • In a series of tweets on Friday, Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said he has approved the draft GSR notification to introduce Bharat NCAP, wherein automobiles in India shall be accorded star ratings based upon their performance in crash tests.
India to have its own Bharat NCAP safety rating, as per Nitin Gadkari. 
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:22 AM IST
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Love and Relationship Horoscope for June 25, 2022

An unpredictable day in love life for these zodiacs today. Find out the love astrological prediction for Aries, Leo, Virgo, Libra and other zodiac signs for June 25.
Daily Love and Relationship Horoscope 2022: Find out love predictions for June 25.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 06:00 AM IST
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Assam floods: Citizens take shelter on highways as houses remain inundated

Assam floods: The citizens are staying in tents on the highways while their homes remain flooded. Nearly 1.42 lakh people across 155 villages under the Raha assembly constituency have been affected by the floods.
Residents staying in makeshift tents on highways in flood-hit Assam. 
Published on Jun 25, 2022 05:54 AM IST
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Breaking news: Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong, says report

Breaking news highlights, June 25, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.
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Updated on Jun 25, 2022 07:03 AM IST
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Senators seek update on US security review of TikTok

Last week, TikTok said it has completed migrating information on its US users to servers at Oracle Corp, as it seeks to address U.S. concerns over data integrity.
TikTok did not immediately respond to a request for comment.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 25, 2022 05:38 AM IST
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Norway: Two dead, several wounded in shooting at nightclub in Oslo

The Oslo police said the suspect was apprehended after he killed two and injured several people at a nightclub in the Norwegian capital.
Two people have been shot dead in a shooting at a nightclub in Oslo.(Representative image)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 05:37 AM IST
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Maharashtra crisis LIVE: Uddhav reaches out to cadre as MVA rests on knife edge

  • Earlier on Thursday, Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde, who was elected leader by rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, said "a big national party" has told him that his decision was "historic" and they will be present whenever he needs them.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray outside Matoshree, his personal residence in Bandra after leaving from Varsha, the chief minister's official residence, in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2022 07:18 AM IST
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Boris Johnson in crisis after Tories lose in UK polls

  • “I hope that in London – I know that in London – ministers ... are getting on with the job of sorting out the cost of living pressures that people face, are delivering on our agenda for change and reform and improvement,” Johnson told a news conference.
File photo of UK PM Boris Johnson.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 05:29 AM IST
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Ukrainian forces to retreat from key battleground city

Russian troops also occupied a town about 10 km (6 miles) further south, both sides said on Friday, as Moscow closed in on the last slivers of Ukrainian-held territory in the industrial region of Luhansk.
Ukrainian service members patrol an area in the city of Sievierodonetsk.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 04:30 AM IST
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Abortion clinics brace for tough days ahead

Yet meeting the expected surge in demand from across blue-state borders will be tough — even after anticipating for months that the high court would reverse Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that made abortion legal nationwide.
Abortion-rights protesters attend a rally following the United States Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, federally protected right to abortion, outside the state capitol.(AP)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 04:25 AM IST
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‘God made abortion decision': Donald Trump on top court ruling

  • "This is following the Constitution, and giving rights back when they should have been given long ago," Trump told Fox News after a 6-3 majority said individual states should be allowed to make their own rules on abortion.
File photo of US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 04:13 AM IST
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Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopened, stranded vehicles allowed towards Kashmir

Hundreds of vehicles, stranded for four days, were allowed towards Kashmir on Friday night as one way was restored on Jammu-Srinagar national highway after freshly building a road stretch
Vehicles are stuck in a traffic jam as the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) reopens after it was closed following the landslide that occurred recently, at Samroli, in Udhampur on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 03:26 AM IST
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Police bust Lashkar’s narco-terror-funding module in Budgam, four held

Police on Friday claimed to have busted the Lashkar’s narco-terror-funding module in central Kashmir’s Budgam district and arrested four people along with five vehicles.
Incriminating material of proscribed terror outfit LeT, explosive substance, including three grenades, two AK-magazines and 65 rounds of AK-47, were recovered from their possession. Police on Friday busted Lashkar’s narco-terror-funding module in Budgam and arrested four people. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 03:16 AM IST
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Graft charges: Jammu and Kashmir government orders premature retirement of 9 employees

L-G’s administration on Friday ordered premature retirement of nine employees of housing and urban development department under Article 226(2) of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services Regulations on graft charges
Article 226(2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services Regulations, 1956 allows the government employees to be retired in “public interest” upon completing 22 years of qualifying service or attaining 48 years of age. The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered premature retirement of nine employees on graft charges. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representational image)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 03:12 AM IST
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Delhiwale: This way to Golcha

  • The Walled City dictionary
The cinema takes its name from the family that ran it.
Published on Jun 25, 2022 03:01 AM IST
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Jammu and Kashmir to host G20 summit next year, 5-member panel formed

The Jammu and Kashmir government has constituted a five-member high-powered panel for overall coordination of G20 summit to be held in the union territory next year.
The territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been selected by the ministry for external affairs (MEA) for G-20 meetings during the summit of the high-profile grouping to be hosted by India in 2023. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 02:46 AM IST
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NIA conducts searches in Jalalabad bomb blast case

The NIA conducted searches at 6 locations in the districts of Ferozepur, Fazilka and Tarn Taran in Jalalabad bomb blast case
NIA conducts searches in Jalalabad bomb blast case
Published on Jun 25, 2022 02:35 AM IST
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ByGaurav Sagar Bhaskar, Ferozepur

‘Last time this happened in 1992’: Omar on Jammu and Kashmir assembly missing Prez poll

Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said that after the Independence of the country, only for the second time assembly members from Jammu and Kashmir can’t take part in Presidential poll scheduled next month
“For only the 2nd time since 1947, J&K will have no assembly members to vote in the Presidential poll. The last time this happened was during the dark days of the early 90s, 1992 to be precise,” tweeted former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and NC vice-president Omar Abdullah. (ANI File Photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 02:31 AM IST
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Showers end irrigation woes in Kashmir

Rains have averted the threat to the paddy cultivations in Kashmir. Showers have ended irrigation woes in Kashmir and recharged depleting groundwater table
Now, the rains have again filled water bodies across Kashmir and paddy fields are filled with abundant water. Farmers said the showers were a gift from the god as it will help not only horticulture but also agriculture as it ended their irrigation issues. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 02:26 AM IST
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Ahead of Amarnath Yatra, L-G Manoj Sinha reviews security scenario

With barely six days to go for Amarnath Yatra, lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha reviewed the security arrangements and preparations for the ensuing pilgrimage at a unified command meeting in Srinagar on Thursday
The officers apprised the L-G, Manoj Sinha, of the overall security situation while threadbare discussions were held on various arrangements related to Amarnath Yatra. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 02:20 AM IST
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