Wednesday, September 30, 2020

IS 'war zone' operative in Iraq gets life imprisonment
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Four years after his arrest on charges of entering into a conspiracy to carry out terrorist attacks in India, a special court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to Islamic State (IS) terrorist Subahani Haja Mohideen, who was in the war zone in Iraq. ... read..

Ensure no public official keeps govt accommodation: HC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to make sure that no public servant continues to reside in government accommodation for long especially post retirement. ... read..

Cong protests against farm laws in Goa, demands rollback
Panaji | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Congress in Goa on Monday staged a protest at the Raj Bhavan here to protest against the three new agricultural laws and demanded their rollback. ... read..

Odisha govt aims to convert slums into ideal colonies
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that all the slums across the state will be converted into ideal colonies with all basic civic amenities. ... read..

Covid-19: After 10 days, Sahasrabuddhe discharged from AIIMS
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
After spending 10 days at the All India Institute of Medical Studies (AIIMS) after being detected with Covid-19, BJP's Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has been discharged from the hospital. ... read..

4 out of 5 companies in India have inadequate water disclosures
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
An analysis of 500 listed Indian corporates shows that four out of five companies have inadequate water-related disclosures. ... read..

Andhra temple crimes not linked: DGP
Amaravati | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh DGP Damodar Gautam Sawang on Monday said that crimes reported from different temples across the state were isolated ones and not linked in any way. ... read..

Tejashwi will buy 10 lakh firearms to promote crime in Bihar: Fadnavis
Patna | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Taking a dig at RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav's promise of 10 lakh jobs, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reacted sharply on Monday and said that Tejashwi will purchase 10 lakh tamanche (firearms) and will distribute them among his support ... read..

India does away with offset policy in Rafale-like deals
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
India has done away with the offset clause in government-to-government, inter-government and single vendor defence deals, a week after the country's auditor pulled up French defence giant Dassault for not meeting its contractual obligation to reinvest in ... read..

Customs seize 165 MDMA/narcotic tablets in Chennai
Chennai | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Chennai Air Customs on Monday said it had seized 165 MDMA/narcotic tablets valued at Rs 5 lakh after intercepting two postal parcels from the Netherlands at the Foreign Post Office, said Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport. ... read..

SC questions Justice Mishra-led bench's land acquisition verdict
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday orally questioned the March 6 verdict by the Constitution bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra (now retired) on the land acquisition law, saying it leaves some things unanswered, such as if the government has possession but has ... read..

Bar assns' primary responsibility to aid lawyers amid Covid: SC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday observed that it is the bar associations' primary responsibility to fund deserving lawyers amid the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..

Man shot at by terrorists in Shopian succumbs to injuries, says police
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 29, 2020 12:42:22 AM IST
A man succumbed to injuries on Monday after he was shot at by terrorists, police said. ... read..

Cabinet approves appointment of PD Vaghela as TRAI chair
New Delhi | September 29, 2020 12:42:21 AM IST
Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr. PD Vaghela as Chairperson, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for a period of three years or until he attains the age of 65 years or until further orders. ... read..

MHA sanctions 3 additional branches of NIA at Imphal, Chennai and Ranchi
New Delhi | September 29, 2020 12:42:18 AM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned three additional branches of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to be located at Imphal, Chennai and Ranchi. ... read..

Andhra CM writes to PM Modi, seeks Bharata Ratna for SP Balasubrahmanyam
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 29, 2020 12:42:16 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Monday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to award 'Bharat Ratna' on legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who passed away on September 25. ... read..

Couple rescued by fire fighters from flooded Andhra village
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | September 29, 2020 12:42:15 AM IST
A couple was rescued by firefighters from a flooded island village called Vallurupalem in the Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh after water levels rose due to incessant rain in the region. ... read..

Need to look into legal aspects: AIIMS forensic chief on report in Sushant's death
New Delhi | September 29, 2020 12:42:12 AM IST
There is a need to look into some legal aspects for a logical conclusion, said Dr Sudhir Gupta, chairman of AIIMS' Forensic Medical Board while commenting on the forensic report in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. ... read..

Espionage case: Court reserves order on journalist's bail plea
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday reserved its order after hearing the arguments on the bail application filed by freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma in the Chinese espionage case. ... read..

B'luru law student graduates with record 18 gold medals
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
A female student from Kerala set a record of sorts by bagging 18 of the 48 gold medals awarded to passouts of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), officials said on Monday. ... read..

Driver dies as container truck touches live wire in Jharkhand
Ranchi | Monday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
A driver was electrocuted and a number of two-wheelers damaged in a fire after a container truck came in contact with an overhanging loose high-tension live wire in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Monday, police said. ... read..

'Gamechanger': Former bureaucrats hail farm Bills
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
At a time when the contentious farm Bills have created a political sandstorm in the country, as many as 32 ex-bureaucrats, including former finance, banking and defence secretaries, have backed the bills, terming their passage in the Parliament as a "wate ... read..

BJD to form panel of MLAs, MPs, farmer leaders to study farm laws
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 28, 2020 11:42:27 PM IST
Biju Janta Dal (BJD) has decided to form a committee of MLAs, MPs and leading farmer leaders to study the provisions of the recently enacted farm laws. ... read..

Unlock 4: Parks in Hyderabad reopen after nearly 6 months
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 28, 2020 11:42:26 PM IST
Parks in Hyderabad city have been granted permission to reopen as part of the Centre's Unlock 4 after nearly six months of being shut during the Covid-19 lockdown. ... read..

Odisha power consumption reaches pre-COVID-19 levels indicating rise in industrial activity: CM Patnaik
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 28, 2020 11:42:25 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that the electricity consumption has reached pre-COVID levels in the state which indicates that industrial and other business activities are picking up. ... read..

Delhi HC to pronounce order on Tuesday on plea for early hearing in appeal against acquittal of accused in 2G case
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 11:42:23 PM IST
The Delhi High Court will pronounce order on Tuesday on the plea of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) for early hearing in the appeal against the acquittal of all the accused in the 2G case. ... read..

Odisha formed on linguistic basis, will promote mother tounge Odia: CM Naveen Patnaik
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 28, 2020 11:42:22 PM IST
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that Odisha is the first state formed on linguistic basis in the country and the government will protect and promote its mother tongue Odia. ... read..

Four held for leak of sub-inspector's exam question paper in Assam
Guwahati (Assam) | September 28, 2020 11:42:19 PM IST
The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police arrested 4 people in connection with the leak of question paper for recruitment of Sub-Inspector Unarmed Branch (SI-UB) in the Assam Police force. ... read..

Ministry of Corporate Affairs extends duration of several schemes till Dec 31 in view of continued disruption caused due to COVID-19
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 11:42:17 PM IST
Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the duration of several schemes has been extended till December 31 due to COVID-19. ... read..

iPhone users will be able to stream, play Xbox games soon
Washington | September 28, 2020 11:42:16 PM IST
Microsoft is about to release a new update to the Xbox App on iOS which will let the users stream and play Xbox One games on the iPhone. ... read..

193rd Gunners Day celebrated by Regiment of Artillery in Hyderabad
Secunderabad (Telangana) | September 28, 2020 11:42:14 PM IST
The 193rd Gunners Days was celebrated by the Regiment of Artillery on Monday with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Artillery Centre in Golconda, Hyderabad. ... read..

Punjab CM vows to fight new farm Acts constitutionally, legally
Chandigarh | Monday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday vowed to fight the "malicious" new agriculture Acts constitutionally and legally, asserting that he will do whatever it takes to protect the farmers from the "nefarious designs" of the Central government. ... read..

Punjab CM announces Rs 50 lakh for upkeep of Bhagat Singh's memorial
Khatkar Kalan | Monday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 50 lakh for the upkeep and maintenance of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh's memorial at the revolutionary's ancestral village Khatkar Kalan, where Amarinder paid floral tributes on the martyr's 113t ... read..

Jharkhand Education Minister tests Covid positive
Ranchi | Monday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Jharkhand Education Minister Jaggarnath Mahto has tested coronavirus positive on Monday. ... read..

5,487 new COVID-19 cases, 37 deaths reported from Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 11:12:23 PM IST
A total of 5,487 new COVID-19 cases and 37 deaths were reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. ... read..

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 60-lakh mark, recoveries cross 50 lakh
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 11:12:17 PM IST
India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 60-lakh mark with a spike of 82,170 new cases and 1,039 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Monday. ... read..

Rajnath lays foundation stone for construction of underpasses to join IMA Dehradun campuses
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 11:12:16 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday laid the foundation stone for the construction of underpasses at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, via video conferencing. ... read..

Six underprivileged children suffering from TB adopted under Nikshay Poshan Yojana in Lucknow
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 11:12:13 PM IST
A total of six underprivileged children suffering from tuberculosis were adopted at a programme organised by Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences here on Monday under the "Nikshay poshan Yojana" of the Union Ministry of Health and Fami ... read..

Kangana Ranaut's lawyer plays audio recording of Sanjay Raut during hearing in Bombay HC
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 28, 2020 11:12:11 PM IST
Audio recording of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was played by actor Kangana Ranaut's lawyer in the Bombay High Court during a hearing on a petition on the demolition of the actor's office in Bandra to prove how Raut had allegedly threatened Ranaut to teach he ... read..

Pak continues unprovoked LoC ceasefire violation in Rajouri
Jammu | Monday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on Indian positions on Monday on the Line of Control in J&K's Rajouri district. ... read..

Smaller players in Bihar waiting for bigger parties to finalise seats
Patna | Monday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
: With just weeks left for polling in Bihar, there is no clarity over seat-sharing in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) or the Grand Alliance, yet. ... read..

AP minister Vellampalli Srinivas Rao Covid positive
Amaravati | Monday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Endowments Minister Vellampalli Srinivas Rao has tested positive for coronavirus, however, he is currently fine. ... read..

Kerala CM calls all-party meeting to review COVID-19 situation
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 10:42:13 PM IST
An all-party meeting will be held on Tuesday to review the COVID-19 situation in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday. ... read..

Andhra Govt launches YSR Jala Kala scheme to facilitate irrigation to farmers
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 10:42:12 PM IST
In a bid to a roll out a green carpet on the uplands and arid terrain, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched the 'YSR Jala Kala' scheme, under which bore wells will be drilled to benefit small and medium farmers who have no ... read..

Court pulls up CBI for not questioning 3 ex-chiefs in Moin Qureshi case
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 10:15:07 PM IST
A Delhi court has pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning ex-CBI directors Ranjit Sinha, A.P. Singh and Alok Verma in connection with an alleged bribery case against meat exporter Moin Qureshi. ... read..

DMK, allies protest against farm laws
Chennai | Monday, 2020 10:15:07 PM IST
Opposition parties led by DMK on Monday held protests in Tamil Nadu against the three agriculture-related laws and urged the central government to scrap the same. ... read..

Drugs valued at Rs 25 cr seized in Assam, one held
Guwahati/Imphal | Monday, 2020 10:15:07 PM IST
A huge quantity of drugs, valued at Rs 25 crore, was seized in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Sunday night and one person arrested, police said on Monday. ... read..

DHFL administrator moves NCLT against Wadhawans in Rs 12,705-cr fraud
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 10:15:07 PM IST
The administrator of the now-bankrupt Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) has filed an application in the NCLT against promoters Wadhawans and developers, among others, regarding a Rs 12,705.53-crore fraud in loan disbursements for slum rehabilit ... read..

Feeding souls: Belagavi couple feeds protein-rich meals to strays
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 10:15:07 PM IST
If a dog is man's best friend, so are many humans to the canine, especially the strays living rough on the streets. ... read..

Fake currency notes worth Rs 1 crore deposited in RBI
Lucknow | Monday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Fake currency notes worth Rs one crore have been deposited in various banks which then deposited the same in the Reserve Bank of India. ... read..

Attacks on places of worship standalone incidents, attempts to link them wrong: AP DGP
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 10:12:15 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday said that recent incidents of attacks on Hindu temples are all standalone incidents, and an attempt to link them all to spin the narrative is wrong. ... read..

After shooting girlfriend in Delhi, Delhi cop shoots dead father-in-law at Rohtak
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Delhi Police Sub-Inspector Sandeep Dahiya, who fled the Capital after shooting and injuring his girlfriend after a quarrel late last night, went on to shoot his father-in-law dead in Rohtak, Haryana on Monday morning. ... read..

Gangster killed as UP police vehicle hits 'nilgai' in MP
Lucknow | Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
A gangster, who was being brought to Lucknow from Mumbai, died when the vehicle overturned after being hit by a 'nilgai' in Guna district in Madhya Pradesh. ... read..

MP officer shunted for thrashing wife (Ld)
Bhopal | Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Hours after a video of Purushottam Sharma, a senior IPS officer, went viral on social media, allegedly showing him thrashing his wife, he was removed from the post of the Director at Public Prosecutor's Directorate on Monday. ... read..

Video course in spoken English for UP teachers
Lucknow | Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
A special video course in spoken English will now help more than 1.6 lakh teachers in government-run primary and upper primary schools in Uttar Pradesh to improve their pronunciation and teaching skills. ... read..

Maharashtra was first to implement farm laws in August (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
In a huge embarrassment to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, it has now emerged that the Maharashtra government had implemented the contentious farm Ordinances way back in August - even before the bills on it were passed by Parliament last week and protests e ... read..

Retired civil servants issue statement in support of farm sector laws
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 9:42:21 PM IST
A group of former public servants on Monday lent its support to the farm reform laws enacted by the Centre government and condemned the "surreptitious practices of vested interests" which it claimed were misleading and misguiding the farmers and discredit ... read..

MDMA tablets worth Rs 5 lakh seized in Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 28, 2020 9:42:20 PM IST
Chennai Air Customs seized MDMA tablets including narcotic pills, under NDPS Act 1985, from postal parcels, which arrived at Foreign Post Office here in Chennai.

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RJD, Congress to declare seat-sharing for Bihar polls later this week
By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | September 28, 2020 9:42:15 PM IST
The RJD-Congress-Left alliance is holding final rounds of seat-sharing talks for Bihar assembly elections and an announcement is likely to be made later this week. ... read..

Amit Shah holds review meeting with senior officials of MHA
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 9:42:14 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a review meeting with senior officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). ... read..

AIADMK urges cadres to work unitedly to win 2021 Assembly polls
Chennai | Monday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The Executive Committee of ruling AIADMK met here on Monday and passed a resolution exhorting its cadres to work unitedly to win the Assembly election slated next year. ... read..

Coal block auction: 278 Tender documents purchased by prospective bidders for 38 mines
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 9:12:18 PM IST
Ministry of Coal on Monday said that in the present tranche of coal block auctions, 278 tender documents have been purchased by prospective bidders in respect of 38 coal mines. ... read..

Construction of new drainage system funded by World Bank underway in Sringar
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 9:12:15 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government has started work on a new drainage project in Srinagar funded by the World Bank to strengthen urban flood management infrastructure in various flood-prone areas of the city. ... read..

Prime Minister to inaugurate 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 9:12:13 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the Namami Gange Mission through video conference at 11 am on Tuesday. ... read..

K'taka court allows online time slots for physical filing
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Karnataka High Court has permitted counsels and litigants to book online time slots for physical filing of petitions, an official said on Monday. ... read..

Congress MP files PIL in SC seeking directions to quash farm Bills
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Congress MP from Kerala T.N. Prathapan has moved a PIL in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the farm Bills recently passed by Parliament. ... read..

Mukhtar Ansari to be brought from Punjab jail to UP
Mau (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Jailed mafia don and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Mukhtar Ansari will now be brought to Mau from Punjab's Mohali jail on October 21 for interrogation in a case of fraud and Arms Act lodged against him in January. ... read..

PETA urges Modi to shut slaughterhouses, meat shops on Gandhi Jayanti
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to close all slaughterhouses and meat shops on Gandhi Jayanti to commemorate the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi who advocated non-v ... read..

Andhra CM launches scheme to drill 2 lakh free borewells
Amaravati | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched a Rs 2,340-crore scheme to drill 2 lakh borewells free of cost for state's farmers in the next four years. ... read..

Goa CM assures compensation to villagers protesting IIT campus
Panaji | Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday promised to examine "all forms of compensation from the government" to residents of Meluali village in North Goa, who have been protesting the setting up of an Indian Institute of Technology campus in their villa ... read..

Punjab announces Rs 50 lakh for maintenance of Bhagat Singh Memorial at Khatkar Kalan
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Punjab) | September 28, 2020 8:42:21 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 50 lakh for the upkeep and maintenance of the memorial of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh at ancestral village of Khatkar Kalan, where he paid floral tributes to the great martyr on his 113t ... read..

Sonia asks Congress-ruled states to frame law to negate three agriculture laws brought by BJP-led govt
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 8:42:15 PM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has asked party-ruled states to explore the possibility to pass laws under Article 254(2) of the constitution "to negate the anti-agriculture central laws encroaching upon state's jurisdiction under the Constitution". ... read..

Rajnath Singh unveils Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020 that focuses on Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India initiative
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 8:42:14 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday unveiled the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) 2020 which is aligned with the government's vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat and giving an impetus to the Make in India initiative. ... read..

Unemployment key issue in Bihar polls
Patna | Monday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
No party is leaving anything to chance to win the Bihar assembly elections to be held in October-November this year. All parties are vociferously making several poll promises to entice the voters. ... read..

Telangana Cong leaders marching to Raj Bhavan detained
Hyderabad | Monday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Hyderabad police detained leaders of opposition Congress party marching towards Raj Bhavan as part of the protest over the newly enacted Farm Laws. ... read..

CJI to lawyer: Better to sit in garden than in art gallery
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
A lawyer on Monday was found seated in a garden to argue his matter, through video conferencing, before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde. The Chief Justice said the backdrop of trees was better than being in an art gallery. ... read..

Kshitij Ravi Prasad not ill treated during NCB custody: Mumbai court in remand order
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 28, 2020 8:12:16 PM IST
Sending executive producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till October 3, a Metropolitan Magistrate court in Mumbai on Sunday observed that no ill-treatment has been given to the accused during the course of his c ... read..

Congress trying to create confusion about Farm Acts: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 8:12:14 PM IST
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the Congress was putting the interests of the farmers in jeopardy by trying to create confusion among the farmers about the three Farm Acts. ... read..

NCB not in hurry to summon others, focussed on bail hearings of Rhea, 5 accused tomorrow: Sources
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 28, 2020 8:12:13 PM IST
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is not in hurry to summon any other celebrity, and is currently focusing on the bail hearing of Rhea Chakraborty and other five accused in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday, sources said today. ... read..

UP Cong, PSPL protest against farm laws
Lucknow | Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The Congress and the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL), on Monday, held separate agitations in Lucknow to protest against the farmers' bills. ... read..

Bihar RLSP president Bhudeo Chaudhary joins RJD
Patna (Bihar) | September 28, 2020 7:42:28 PM IST
Upendra Kushwaha-led Rashtriya Lok Samta Party's (RLSP) Bihar president Bhudeo Chaudhury joined Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday. ... read..

Kerala woman's newborn twins die after hospitals deny admission, health minister orders probe
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 7:42:27 PM IST
Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Monday ordered an inquiry into the incident in which a woman's newborn twins died after several hospitals allegedly denied treatment. ... read..

Passenger held with 1.17-kg gold at Kannur Airport
Kochi (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 7:42:24 PM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit of Kannur airport arrested a passenger with 1.17-kg gold worth around Rs 47.63 lakh on Monday, said the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi. ... read..

AIU seizes 250 grams of gold from passenger at Kozhikode Airport
Kochi (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 7:42:21 PM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Kozhikode Airport seized 250 grams of gold from a passenger who arrived from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Monday. ... read..

No plan to increase rate of DAP and NPK fertilizers: IFFCO
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:42:17 PM IST
Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has reiterated that it has no plan to increase the Maximum Retail Price of DAP and NPK fertilizers. ... read..

Man held with live ammunition at Delhi airport
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:42:15 PM IST
A 38-year-old man, who was travelling to Mumbai, was arrested with a live cartridge at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi on Monday. ... read..

Pappu Yadav, Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan form Progressive Democratic Alliance to contest Bihar assembly polls
Patna (Bihar) | September 28, 2020 7:42:13 PM IST
Pappu Yadav's Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) and Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan's Azad Samaj Party (ASP) joined hands on Monday to form the Progressive Democratic Alliance (PDA) for contesting Bihar Assembly polls. ... read..

NIA court sentences IS recruit Subhani Haja to life imprisonment
Kochi | Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
A special NIA court here on Monday sentenced Islamic State recruit Subhani Haja Moideen for life and ordered a fine of Rs 2.10 lakh for waging war against the Government of Iraq. ... read..

'Lord Venkataramana Swamy, LVB's 1st shareholder will save the bank'
Chennai | Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
With Lord Venkataramana Swamy at Thanthonimalai near Karur being the first shareholder, he will not let down the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), said K.R.Pradeep one of the promoters. ... read..

IIM Udaipur is the youngest B-School in Global FT MIM Ranking
Jaipur | Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur, is featured in the prestigious FT Masters in Management 2020 Global Ranking on Monday at the 72nd Rank for its two year MBA program. The FT MIM ranking observes top 90 Masters in Management programs globally. ... read..

Delhi HC issues notice on 80% reservation of beds in pvt hospitals
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice over the petition moved by the Delhi government challenging the order passed by a single judge bench, which had stayed its order directing private hospitals in the national capital to reserve 80 per cent of t ... read..

Retired SI gunned down in Bihar's Siwan
Patna | Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
In poll-bound Bihar, a retired sub-inspector of Government Railway Police (GRP) has been gunned down by unidentified men in Siwan district. This was second such incident in the north Bihar district in the past 24 hours. ... read..

Mamata appoints Alapan Bandopadhyay as new WB Chief Secretary
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary to the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday. ... read..

Special court pulls up CBI for not investigating properly graft case involving its ex-directors
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:12:36 PM IST
A special CBI court has pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not investigating properly a graft case against its former chiefs related to meat exporters Moin Akhtar Qureshi and others. ... read..

1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC directs Delhi Police to continue security of witness Abhishek Verma
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:12:34 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Delhi Police to continue giving round-the-clock security to controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma, who is a witness in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, observing that he was receiving threats. ... read..

Farmers will become self-sufficient with new agriculture laws: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:12:33 PM IST
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said farmers of the country will now become self-sufficient with the new agriculture laws. ... read..

Congress holds protest over agriculture bills in Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | September 28, 2020 7:12:31 PM IST
The Congress on Monday held a day-long protest across Gujarat against three agriculture bills passed in the Parliament and a bill passed the BJP government in the state. ... read..

Sterling Biotech case: Nitin, Chetan Sandesara, others declared fugitive economic offenders
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:12:30 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday declared Nitin Sandesara, Chetan Sandesara, Dipti Chetan Sandesara and Hitesh Kumar Patel, directors of a Gujarat pharma firm named Sterling Biotech Ltd (SBL), as fugitive economic offenders in connection with a case related to an ... read..

Bengaluru: Special court rejects bail plea of Sanjana Galrani, Ragini Dwivedi in drug case
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 7:12:22 PM IST
A special (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act) court in Bengaluru on Monday rejected the bail plea of actresses Sanjana Galrani and Ragini Dwivedi and one Rahul in connection with a case related to the alleged drug abuse in the Kannada film in ... read..

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