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Former Cong MLA Rahul Lodhi joins BJP in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 1:12:24 PM IST
Former Congress MLA Rahul Lodhi joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday in Bhopal. ... read..


Study focuses on molecular link between diet, risk of cancer
New York | October 25, 2020 1:12:23 PM IST
A direct molecular link between meat and dairy diets and the development of antibodies in the blood that increase the chances of developing cancer has been identified by a team of researchers. ... read..


G Kishan Reddy inaugurates BJP's new office in Andhra Pradesh after offering prayers at temple in Vijayawada
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 1:12:21 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Sunday inaugurated Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) new office in Andhra Pradesh after offering prayers at Mata Kanaka Durga Devi Temple in Vijayawada on Mahanavami, the ninth day of Navratri festiv ... read..


PM Modi highlights contribution of political, spiritual leaders who strived for unity and integrity of India
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 12:42:22 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" radio programme on Sunday talked about the political and spiritual leaders who strived for the unity and integrity of the nation. He also urged countrymen to visit website ekbharat.gov.in. which portrays ... read..


PM Modi urges people to observe festivals with modesty, be 'vocal for local' while shopping
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 12:12:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his wishes on Dussehra and stated that it is also a festival of victory of patience over crises. He urged people to celebrate festivals with restraint and to remember the resolve of 'vocal for local' while s ... read..


J-K Light Infantry Regiment (JKLI) felicitates locals artists in Srinagar
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 25, 2020 12:12:26 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JKLI) Regiment has a long history of recognising Kashmiris from all walks of life. From Maqbool Sherwani and Sheikh Abdullah in 1947 to the present-day 'Kashmir Ke Sitare', JKLI has acknowledged Kashmiri talent for decade ... read..


Congress leader's close associate arrested for assaulting BMC officials
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 12:12:23 PM IST
A close aide of Congress leader Naseem Khan has been arrested for allegedly assaulting BMC officials on duty, Mumbai Police. ... read..


Encroachment of lakes under TSR regime led to floods in Hyderabad: Congress
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 25, 2020 11:42:28 AM IST
Congress leader Sravan Dasoju on Saturday said that after Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) came to power, lakes are being encroached by TRS leaders leading to floods in Hyderabad. ... read..


'Lalu Yadav performed tantric rituals to kill me,' claims Sushil Modi
Patna (Bihar) | October 25, 2020 11:42:27 AM IST
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections 2020, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav had performed tantric rituals to kill him three years ago. ... read..


Sushil Modi's tantrik ritual comment on Lalu is bizarre: Tejashwi
By Sahil Pandey

Patna (Bihar) | October 25, 2020 11:42:24 AM IST
Responding to Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi's allegations stating that RJD supremo Lalu Yadav performed tantrik rituals to kill him, Mahagathbandan chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav said the comment by the BJP leader is bizarre and that ... read..


Second VVIP aircraft for President, PM arrives in Delhi
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 11:12:29 AM IST
The second B-777 VVIP's aircraft, Air India One landed at the Delhi airport on Saturday. ... read..


Maharashtra: NCB conducts raid in Andheri, 4 held
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 11:12:28 AM IST
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) conducted a raid in Andheri and arrested four persons, said NCB. ... read..


Five workers injured in mishap at Lord Balaji temple in Andhra Pradesh
Tirumala (Andhra Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 11:12:22 AM IST
Five workers at Lord Balaji temple were injured after hot water spilled on them in an accident on Saturday. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment. ... read..


With spike of 50,129 cases, India's COVID-19 tally reaches 78,64,811
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 10:42:33 AM IST
With 50,129 new COVID-19 cases, India's total coronavirus cases surged to 78,64,811 on Sunday, as per the Union Health Ministry. ... read..


Rajnath Singh performs 'Shastra Puja', says Army won't let anyone take an inch of country's land
Darjeeling (West Bengal) | October 25, 2020 10:42:32 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asserted that he is confident that Indian Army will not let anyone take even an inch of our country's land. ... read..


Mathura's Banke Bihari temple reopens for devotees
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 10:42:30 AM IST
Banke Bihari temple in Mathura reopened for devotees on Sunday while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and maintaining social distancing. ... read..


Vice President Naidu wishes countrymen on Dussehra
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 10:42:25 AM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday extended his best wishes to the citizens on the occasion of Dussehra (Vijay Dashmi). ... read..


CM Yogi Adityanath performs 'Kanya Pujan' in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 10:12:31 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performed 'Kanya Pujan' on the occasion of 'Navami' on Sunday in Gorakhpur. ... read..


Shivraj Singh Chouhan not even worth dust of Kamal Nath's feet: Cong's Jitu Patwari
Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 10:12:29 AM IST
Congress MLA Jitu Patwari on Saturday said that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh is not even worth the dust of Congress leader Kamal Nath's feet. ... read..


Hindutva is the essence of this nation: Mohan Bhagwat
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 10:12:24 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that the organisation acknowledges the country as Hindu and Hindutva as the essence of this country's selfhood. ... read..


Onion prices soar in Rajkot amid supply shortage
Rajkot (Gujarat) | October 25, 2020 9:42:28 AM IST
Onion prices continued to surge in Rajkot after crops were damaged due to rainfall in various parts of the country. ... read..


Indian defence forces, govt, people responded sharply to China's efforts to invade our territories: RSS chief
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 9:42:24 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that Indian defence forces, government and the people remained unfazed and responded sharply to China's boisterous efforts to invade the country's territories. ... read..


Morning 'arti' performed in Delhi's Jhandewalan Temple on last day of Navratri
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 9:12:37 AM IST
The grand morning 'arti' was performed in Delhi's Jhandewalan Temple on the last day of Navratri on Sunday. ... read..


18 new COVID-19 cases reported from Andaman and Nicobar
Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar) | October 25, 2020 9:12:33 AM IST
As many as 18 new COVID-19 cases and eight recoveries have been reported in Andaman and Nicobar in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 4,225, said Andaman and Nicobar Administration. ... read..


Air quality turns 'severe' in parts of Delhi
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 9:12:30 AM IST
The air in the national capital on Sunday further deteriorated with the rise of pollutants in the atmosphere. The Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 422 in Bawana, 423 in Mundka and 416 in Jahangirpuri, all three in 'severe' category as per the Delhi Pollut ... read..


RSS chief lists Article 370 abrogation, Ram Mandi bhoomipujan, CAA as 'noteworthy incidents' in annual Dussehra's address
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 9:12:26 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday listed various "noteworthy incidents" that took place in the last one year. ... read..


Rajnath Singh extends his wishes on Dussehra, to interact with soldiers at Nathula area of Sikkim
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 9:12:39 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday extended his wishes on Dussehra (Vijayadashami). ... read..


PM Modi greets countrymen on Mahanavami
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 8:42:22 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended wishes to countrymen on Mahanavami, the ninth day of Navratri festival on Sunday. ... read..


President Kovind wishes countrymen on Dussehra
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 8:42:21 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday extended greetings to citizens on the occasion of Dussehra while wishing for prosperity among the people of India. ... read..


9 arrested for raping minor girl forced into prostitution
Ongole (Andhra Pradesh) | Sunday, 2020 7:45:05 AM IST
In a sensational development, Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police have arrested nine men four months after they allegedly raped a minor Nellore district girl forced into prostitution by her own relative. ... read..


Assam artist creates Durga idol with medical waste to show solidarity in face of COVID-19
Dhubri (Assam) | October 25, 2020 7:42:27 AM IST
In an attempt to showcase his creativity, an artist from Assam's Dubri has created a Durga idol with strips of expired tablets, capsules and injection vials to express solidarity with everyone fighting the COVID-19 menace. ... read..


IT, ED rarely raided BJP leaders in last six years: Congress
Panaji (Goa) | October 25, 2020 7:42:26 AM IST
Central government tax and enforcement agencies like Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate have rarely raided BJP leaders over the last six years, despite numerous government toppling instances, All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretar ... read..


Amid COVID-19 restrictions, India to celebrate Dusshera with religious fervor today
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 7:12:24 AM IST
As the nine-day long Navratri culminated, the nation will today observe Vijayadashami, the day of victory, with religious fervor by following COVID-19 protocol. ... read..


Central govt responsible for completing Polavaram project: Jagan
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said Polavaram Irrigation Project (PPA) is a national project which the Central government has a responsibility to complete. ... read..


Dasara doll festival: Shivamogga-based family displays dolls depicting different themes
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | October 25, 2020 6:42:22 AM IST
Members of a Shivamogga-based family on Saturday celebrated the Dasara doll festival by putting dolls depicting various themes on display at their residence. ... read..


Excessive fog affecting pigeon pea crop in Karnataka's Kalaburagi
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) | October 25, 2020 6:12:27 AM IST
Pigeon pea (Tur) crop in Karnataka's Kalaburagi has been severely affected due to fog and flood, Raju Tagali, senior scientist at Krishi Vigyan Kendra said on Saturday. ... read..


PM Modi to address nation through 'Mann Ki Baat' today
New Delhi | October 25, 2020 6:12:26 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation through his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' today. ... read..


COVID-19: Potters in Delhi's Hauz Rani struggle to sell earthen lamps, other items ahead of Diwali
By Manish Gupta

New Delhi | October 25, 2020 6:12:24 AM IST
Ahead of Diwali, potters in Hauz Rani have suffered financial losses as their businesses have been affected due to COVID-19. ... read..


Durga puja: Pandal set up by Bengal Club at Mumbai's Shivaji Park offers virtual darshan to devotees
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 5:42:23 AM IST
Despite low budgets and COVID-19 restrictions, Durga Puja is being celeberated in Mumbai with full enthusiasm. ... read..


Dusshera: Ravan effigy makers unhappy with drop in sale amid COVID-19
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | October 25, 2020 5:42:22 AM IST
Due to adverse economic conditions and restrictions amid COVID, the artist involved in making Ravan effigies in Chhattisgarh witnessed a drop in demand for effigies for the Dusshera festival. ... read..


G Kishan Reddy arrives Andhra, offers prayers at Kanaka Durga temple
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 5:12:23 AM IST
Union Home Minister of State G Kishan Reddy on Saturday offered prayers at Kanaka Durga Temple on the eve of Dussehra in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


Yellow alert for 16 Karnataka districts as rains in store
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Saturday issued yellow alert for 16 districts, including Bengaluru. ... read..


I will lead the party from front in 2024 LS polls: Yediyurappa
Tumkuru | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 AM IST
Hitting the poll campaign trail, Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday obliquely expressed his intentions to continue as the CM even after 2023 Assembly elections in the state. ... read..


Delhi University releases third cut-off list
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Delhi University on late Saturday released the third cut-off list for its ongoing admission process. ... read..


'Ayodhya's Ramlila seen by over 10 cr viewers on various platforms'
Ayodhya | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The organisers of star-studded virtual Ramlila going on in Ayodhya have claimed that the numbers of viewers watching it on different media platforms have crossed the 10 crore mark. ... read..


PDP's Jammu office attacked by mob, claims party leader Firdous Tak
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 25, 2020 4:42:24 AM IST
Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) office in Jammu was attacked by a mob on Saturday, party leader Firdous Tak claimed. ... read..


Lucknow banks, civic bodies to remain open today to complete targets under PM SVANidhi Scheme
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 4:42:23 AM IST
The District Magistrate on Saturday directed all banks and their branches to remain open on Sunday to complete the targets under PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme, in Lucknow. ... read..


Hyderabad celebrates floral festival 'Batukamma' amid COVID-19
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 25, 2020 4:12:23 AM IST
Batukamma, a floral festival of Telangana which falls two days before Dussehra, was celebrated at several places in Hyderabad on Saturday with women sing and dance around specially arranged flowers. ... read..


Indira resolved Cauvery dispute, PM could have resolved Mhadei dispute: Cong
Panaji | Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi's intervention in 1971, which had led to the resolution of the Cauvery water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, could have been a model to emulate in order to amicably resolve the ongoing Mhadei interstate w ... read..


Fire breaks at out near Noida's Bhangel Market, no casualties reported
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 3:42:26 AM IST
A fire broke out at a slum near Bhangel Market here in Noida on late Saturday night, police said. ... read..


Ramalinga Reddy ridicules BJP's manifesto for Bihar polls, says 'entire country must get COVID vaccine for free'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 25, 2020 3:42:24 AM IST
Amid the ongoing slugfest over NDA's vaccine promise ahead of Bihar Assembly polls 2020, senior Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy slammed the ruling party at the Centre stating that everybody in this country must get the vaccine for free. ... read..


'Can overcome most daunting challenges', PM praises ITBP
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped praises on Indian paramilitary force Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its 59th Raising Day. ITBP which is trained in mountain warfare, guards the Sino-India Line of Actual Control (LAC) including Ladakh where India ... read..


Meghalaya parties urge Centre to resolve border disputes with Assam
Shillong | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
After inter-state border disputes between Assam, Mizoram and Tripura, various political parties including the BJP in Meghalaya have urged the Centre to resolve its border issues with Assam, party sources said on Saturday. ... read..


With Fadnavis, Covid drives 4 prominent BJP leaders out of Bihar campaign
Patna | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
. The Covid-19 virus is making its presence conspicuous in the Bihar assembly elections. ... read..


BJP's Punjab Kisan Morcha chief resigns over farm laws
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
BJP Kisan Morcha's Punjab chief Tarlochan Singh Gill on Saturday resigned from the party over the Central farm acts. ... read..


Give cash relief to Delhi's 72 lakh ration card holders: Congress
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
The Delhi Congress on Saturday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here over the spiralling prices of onion and other essential commodities and demanded the Delhi government to give cash relief to 72 lakh ration card holders to meet festival expenses. ... read..


Nizamabad MLC Kavitha extends Bathukamma greetings
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Newly-elected Telangana Legislative Council member, K. Kavitha has conveyed her greetings to the people on the occasion of Bathukamma, while noting that the festival is seeing a lull this year because of the Covid pandemic. ... read..


Punjab: Police to take action after receiving MLR report of those injured in clashes between SGPC, others
Amritsar (Punjab) | October 25, 2020 3:12:26 AM IST
Following a clash between Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) task force and Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee on Saturday, Amritsar police said action will be taken against culprits after receiving the Medical-Legal Report (MLR) of injured pe ... read..


Don't vote those who sold your mandate: Shivakumar
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Upping his ante against the ruling BJP candidate, N. Muniratna, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D. K. Shivakumar on Saturday appealed to voters not to cast their franchise against such legislators who "sold their previous mandate" for money ... read..


Telangana women's protection 'She Teams' complete 6 years
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
'She Teams', Telangana police women's protection initiative, has successfully completed six years of securing women in the state, which started as a city-specific initiative to later expand across the state. ... read..


Hopes of 'flattening curve' rise as Maha Covid-19 deaths, cases drop
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Hopes were raised in Maharashtra of Covid-19 curve 'flattening' as deaths and new cases continued to decline for the past one week, bolstered by an improved recovery rate, health officials said here on Saturday. ... read..


IT, ED has rarely raided BJP leaders in last 6 years: Rao
Panaji | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Central government tax and enforcement agencies like Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate have rarely raided BJP leaders over the last six years, despite numerous government toppling instances, AICC secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu ... read..


IPL betting racket busted by Delhi Police, 2 arrested
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Delhi Police has busted an IPL betting racket in Greater Kailash-1 here and arrested two persons. ... read..


Assam Rifles DG briefs Army chief on Indo-Myanmar border situation
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Assam Rifles Director General Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan has met Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane to apprise him about prevailing threats and the security situation along the India-Myanmar border, sources said. ... read..


Sameet Thakkar held for making derogatory remarks on Maharashtra CM, other ministers
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 25, 2020 2:42:23 AM IST
Sameet Thakkar has been arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Minister Aaditya Thackeray on social media, Maharashtra Police said on Saturday. ... read..


2 minor boys drown in east Delhi canal
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Two minor boys drowned in a canal in east Delhi's New Ashok Nagar area, the police said on Saturday. ... read..


Will visit Cong-ruled states, too, if they block justice: Rahul
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
After coming under attack from BJP leaders for not visiting families of rape victims in Rajasthan and Punjab unlike Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said that the two of his party-ruled states did not deny incidents of rape and ... read..


Crime Branch nabs gym owner for cheating
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Saturday arrested a conman for cheating people. The accused has been identified as Rahul Narang (46), who runs a gym in South Delhi and is a graduate from Delhi University. ... read..


Redevelopment of Puri Swargadwar by March 2021
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The redevelopment work of Swargadwar crematorium project in Puri will be completed by March 2021, said an official on Saturday. ... read..


Eerie silence, no 'pushpanjali', home delivered 'bhog' in Delhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
While Durga Puja pandals have come up here and there in some areas of Delhi in very limited numbers this year, Ashtami or the eighth day of Navratri had a desolate look with no sense of festivity. ... read..


PC Thomas' Kerala Congress to quit NDA as 'no promises kept'
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 25, 2020 2:12:23 AM IST
Kerala Congress (PC Thomas faction) is on its way to quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the state, with the party Chief PC Thomas alleging that none of the promised seats including membership in various boards and the chairman post was met by ... read..


A day after joining NCP,Khadse vows to give 'tension' to BJP
Jalgaon (Maharashtra) | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
A day after joining the ruling ally Nationalist Congress Party, senior politician Eknath G. Khadse was accorded a hero's welcome at his home town Muktainagar in Jalgaon here on Saturday, and he vowed to give 'tension' to the BJP. ... read..


Pakistan again violates ceasefire on LoC in Poonch district
Jammu | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Violating the ceasfire agreement, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in J&K's Poonch district. ... read..


Female zebra foal becomes Mysuru zoo's newest resident
Mysuru | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
A female zebra foal, born to mother Prachi and father Rishi, has become the newest inmate of the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, said a zoo official on Saturday. ... read..


Xi to restart authority at CCP's fifth plenary, focus on five-year plan
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be holding one of its most important meetings from October 26-29 to lay out the five-year plan amidst an international crisis, a military confrontation with India, the Covid-19 pandemic which refuses to go, and a mou ... read..


Four of a family held for cheating banks of Rs 20 crore
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police arrested four members of a family for cheating banks to the tune of Rs 20 crore. ... read..


President Kovind's Dussehra wish for protection from Corona
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
While greeting citizens on the eve of Dussehra, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday wished for their protection from the evil effects of the ongoing pandemic Covid-19. ... read..


Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan to perform puja of Goddess Sita at Sitamarhi as LJP's vision document promises grand Sita temple
By Mukesh Singh And Sahil Pandey

Patna (Bihar) | October 25, 2020 1:42:21 AM IST
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan, who has promised in his 'vision document' to construct a Sita Mandir in Bihar, is all set to visit Sitamarhi on Sunday where he will perform puja of Goddess Sita. ... read..


BJP doesn't have moral right to run MCD: AAP
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not distributing payment to Delhi Municipal Corporation employees, saying "it does not have the moral right to run" the institution if the party is not able to release the ... read..


After Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan to bring bills to negate effect of farm laws enacted by Centre: Bhupesh Baghel
Patna/Raipur | October 25, 2020 1:12:25 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday said that Congress governments in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan will bring farm bills similar to that brought by Punjab. ... read..


SAD poses four questions to Punjab CM over agricultural bills passed by assembly
Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2020 1:42:23 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh if he had annulled the central agri-marketing laws and when the new bills passed in the assembly would come into being. ... read..


Congress holding discussions with Jamaat-e-Islami leaders: V Muraleedharan
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 25, 2020 12:42:31 AM IST
Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Saturday alleged that Congress is holding discussions with the Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and trying to have electoral adjustments with the terrorist organizations. ... read..


Farooq Abdullah appointed President PAGD
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The recently floated People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), a conglomerate of mainstream Kashmir parties for the reversal of constitutional changes made in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 last year, has been given a formal structure on Saturday. ... read..


ITBP gets nod to set up 47 new outposts on India-China border
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
In wake of the Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops amid tensions on the Line of Actual Control, the government has given approval to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to set up 47 Border Outposts (BoPs) to step up vigil along the bor ... read..


China illegally occupies Nepal's land at many places, India's intelligence agencies sound alert
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
China has illegally occupied Nepal's land at several places spreading over seven bordering districts and Indian intelligence agencies have sounded an alert in New Delhi. ... read..


Defence Minister, Army Chief visit forward areas at LAC
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
: Amid border tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday visited Sukna Corp in Bengal's Darjeeling district. ... read..


Andhra: Veda Sabha held at Kanaka Durga temple on eve of Dussehra
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | October 24, 2020 11:42:37 PM IST
The 'Veda Sabha' was held at Kanaka Durga temple premises on Indrakeeladri hillock on Saturday on the eve of Dussehra. ... read..


PM Modi's political rallies lacklustre, says actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha
By Mukesh Singh And Sahil Pandey

Patna (Bihar) | October 24, 2020 11:42:34 PM IST
Actor turned politician and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political rallies in Bihar election campaign have been lacklustre and are not winning praise from the public. ... read..


Children with chronic kidney disease have outsized health burden: Study
Muskegon (Michigan) | October 24, 2020 11:42:32 PM IST
A new study suggests that chronically ill children with kidney disease may spend more time in the hospital, incur larger health care costs, and have a higher risk of death compared to pediatric patients hospitalised for other chronic conditions. ... read..


Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha session called on October 31
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | October 24, 2020 11:42:27 PM IST
The 15th Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha's fifth session will be convened on October 31. ... read..


Rajnath Singh reviews situation, preparedness in eastern sector at Army's Trishakti Corps in Sukna
Darjeeling (West Bengal) | October 24, 2020 11:42:24 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the Headquarters of 33 Corps at Sukna in Darjeeling and reviewed situation and preparedness in the Eastern Sector. ... read..


68 gamblers arrested in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Odisha police busted 14 gambling dens and arrested 68 gamblers in Ganjam district, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


UP children develop virtual device to celebrate Dussehra amid Covid-19
Varanasi | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Children in the holy city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh have devised a 'Smart Ravana' to beat the pandemic and celebrate Dussehra on October 28 at the click of a button using their mobile phones while following social distancing norms. ... read..


Delhi gets 2 new flyovers, to ease traffic congestion in east Delhi
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Commuters in east Delhi may get some relief from chaotic traffic with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurating two newly-constructed Seelampur-Shastri Park flyovers on Saturday. ... read..


Terror funding accused gets 6 hours parole for wife's surgery
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has allowed six hours' custody parole to a terror funding case accused to meet his wife and stay with her during her surgery for removal of a tumour from her uterus. ... read..


NRI man from HP hangs self in Delhi hotel
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
A 43-year-old man from Himachal Pradesh, who had come to India from Dubai in January but could not return due to Covid-19 restrictions, hanged himself in a central Delhi hotel, police said on Saturday. ... read..


Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 24, 2020 11:12:39 PM IST
Pakistan on Saturday resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Degwar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. ... read..


Indian Railways begins loading of maize from Ongole in Telangana to Andhra's Prakasam
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 24, 2020 11:12:37 PM IST
The Business Development Unit (BDU) of the Indian Railways' Vijayawada Division on Saturday commenced the loading of maize from Ongole to Prakasam in Andhra Pradesh as part of its renewed focus on freight loading to capture new traffic. ... read..


Punjab: Clashes break out between SGPC, others during protests
Amritsar (Punjab) | October 24, 2020 11:12:36 PM IST
A clash broke out between Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) task force and Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee on Saturday during a protest by the latter over demand of FIRs against SGPC employees regarding 328 missing 'saroops' of Sri Guru Gr ... read..


Andhra Pradesh reports 3,342 new COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | October 24, 2020 11:12:33 PM IST
A total of 3,342 new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths were reported from Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. ... read..


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