Wednesday, September 30, 2020

One held, 5 kg heroin seized by Assam Police
Dispur (Assam) | September 28, 2020 10:42:13 AM IST
The Assam Police seized about 5 kg of heroin near its border with Nagaland last night. The market value of the recovered heroin is believed to be Rs 25 crores. One person has been arrested, Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta info ... read..

Fearing encounter, criminal surrenders in UP's Sambhal
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 10:12:19 AM IST
Fearing encounter, an alleged criminal carrying Rs 15,000 reward, surrendered at Nakhasa police station in Sambhal district. ... read..

Mangalore: Gold worth Rs 33.8 lakh recovered by AIU
Mangalore (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 10:12:16 AM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit of Mangalore airport recovered six pieces of unclaimed gold worth Rs 33.80 lakhs. ... read..

Kerala: Congress MP Benny Behanan resigns from UDF Convenor post
Kochi (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 9:42:13 AM IST
Congress MP Benny Behanan has stepped down from the position of Convenor of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) on Sunday. ... read..

Python rescued from village in UP's Rampur
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 9:42:11 AM IST
The Forest Department rescued a python from Sihari village of Rampur district in Uttar Pradesh and released it in a nearby forest on Sunday. ... read..

Hope interaction with PM Modi provides impetus to storytelling in country, says Aparna Athreya
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 9:12:16 AM IST
Interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat' was a momentous occasion and we hope that it gives an impetus to the art of telling stories in the country, said Aparna Athreya of the Bangalore Storytelling Society. ... read..

Case registered after woman alleges rape in Noida sector 20
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 9:12:13 AM IST
A case was registered after a woman alleged rape by her neighbour in Uttar Pradesh's Noida Sector 20, Police said. ... read..

With 10 lakhs cured in 11 days, India's COVID-19 recoveries cross 50 lakhs
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 8:42:25 AM IST
With 10 lakh recoveries in just 11 days, India's total recoveries crossed 50 lakh-mark on Monday. ... read..

India is Bangladesh's loyal friend, closest neighbour: Abdul Hamid
Dhaka | Monday, 2020 8:15:06 AM IST
Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid said that India and Bangladesh are loyal friends and closest neighbours as High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh made a farewell call on him at Bangabhaban. ... read..

Amit Shah pays tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 8:12:15 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday paid tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his 113th birth anniversary. ... read..

Delhi: Man held for raping woman on pretext of giving her job
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:42:18 AM IST
A person has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of giving her job at Abul Fazal Enclave in Shaheen Bagh here, police said. ... read..

Customs seizes arecanut worth Rs 2.76 cr in Assam, three held
Guwahati (Assam) | September 28, 2020 7:42:16 AM IST
The Customs department on Sunday seized 72 metric tonnes of areca nut worth around Rs 2.76 crores and three carrier trucks from Kamrup in Assam. Three persons have been apprehended in connection with the case. ... read..

Andhra: Nandi idol vandalised in Lord Shiva temple in Chittoor
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 7:42:15 AM IST
A Nandi idol in a Shiva temple here was vandalised by unknown miscreants in Agara Mangalam village in Gangadhara Nellore Mandal of Chittoor district. ... read..

UP Police seizes vehicles engaged in illegal stone crushing in Okhla barrage area
Noida | September 28, 2020 7:12:23 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Police has seized vehicles engaged in the illegal stone crushing work that was being carried out in violation of National Green Tribunal guidelines here in the Okhla barrage area. ... read..

Illegal, counterfeit drugs worth Rs 1.5 cr seized in UP's Prayagraj
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 7:12:14 AM IST
A huge cache of illegal and counterfeit drugs worth about Rs 1.5 crores was seized in Prayagraj on Sunday, police said. ... read..

K'taka unveils new policy to boost tourism, create jobs
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST
Marking 'World Tourism Day', Karnataka unveiled a new tourism policy to create 10-lakh jobs and attract Rs 5,000 crore investments in the sector by 2025. ... read..

Gaya man planted 1 lakh saplings since 1982 to honour freedom fighters, soldiers
Gaya (Bihar) | September 28, 2020 6:42:12 AM IST
To honour freedom fighters and soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the country, Dileep Kumar Sikandar, a 54-year-old man from Bihar, has claimed that he has planted around one lakh saplings at Brahmyoni hill in Gaya since 1982. ... read..

Two held in temple theft case in Andhra
West Godavari (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 6:12:18 AM IST
Nallajerla Police has arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in a theft case at the Hanuman temple here, police said on Sunday. ... read..

Maintaining law, order not priority for Gehlot govt: Satish Punia
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | September 28, 2020 6:12:16 AM IST
Following unrest created due to protests by tribal communities near Dungarpur over reservation, Rajasthan BJP president Satish Punia on Sunday hit out at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, stating that "maintaining law and order is not the priority of the state ... read..

Andhra: Six held for stealing money from temples' donation boxes
Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 6:12:13 AM IST
Six members of a gang have been arrested by the Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram district police for stealing money from donation boxes of temples. ... read..

COVID-19: New isolation facilities in 3 hospitals of Himachal, says CM Thakur
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 5:42:11 AM IST
In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said that 15 to 20 bedded isolation facilities have been created in each medical college of Chamba, Hamirpur and Nahan to reduce pressure on the other hospitals in ... read..

Study to explore hyperloop from B'luru airport to city
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) and the US-based hyperloop technology leader Virgin Hyperloop would jointly conduct a feasibility study to build a hyperloop corridor for high-speed transport between the airport and the city centre, a top offici ... read..

Espionage case: Freelance journalist, two others sent to judicial custody
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
A Delhi court on Sunday sent freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, Chinese woman Qing Shi and Nepalese citizen Sher Singh to judicial custody in connection with the espionage case against them. ... read..

Two held with brown sugar in Odisha
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 28, 2020 5:12:15 AM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch on Sunday arrested two persons and seized 262 gram brown sugar from their possession in the Tapanga area of Khordha district. ... read..

Khattar meets Shah, discusses farm bills among other issues
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:45:08 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his official residence here and discussed various matters, while also apprising him of feedback from the state's farmers on the three recently-passed contentio ... read..

'...Derek tried to snatch papers', Harivansh's blow by blow retort
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:45:08 AM IST
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh has given a blow by blow account, presenting a chronological order of the day when two agri bills were passed in the Upper House amid disorder and shouting. The Opposition alleged that their request for ... read..

Three lesser-known faces in Nadda's team and why they made it?
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Much has been said about high-profile leaders like Uma Bharti or Ram Madhav who have been dropped from their key posts in the BJP organisation as per the new list of office-bearers, while the inclusion of younger leaders like Tejasvi Surya or D. Purandesw ... read..

UP: Three dead, 5 injured in Kannuaj road accident
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 4:12:13 AM IST
Three persons died and five sustained injuries in a road accident here in the Jalalpur area of Kannauj, police said on Sunday. ... read..

Andhra begins new chariot construction for Antarvedi temple
Antarvedi (Andhra Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh government started the new chariot construction work for the Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple on Sunday, deputing ministers and officials for the rituals. ... read..

ITBP dog 'Sophia' foils IED blast in Chhattisgarh, saves lives
Rajnandgaon | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
A specially-trained sniffer dog engaged in the bomb disposal squad of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) saved many lives on Sunday by successfully detecting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by suspected Maoists on an under-construction roa ... read..

Assam flood deteriorates, affects 2.25 lakh people in 9 districts
Guwahati | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The ongoing third wave of floods in Assam further deteriorated on Sunday with 2.25 lakh people affected in nine districts, officials said. ... read..

Karnataka braces for shutdown on Monday by farmers
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Karnataka is bracing up for a day-long shutdown on Monday by thousands of farmers and others across the southern state in protest against the controversial farmers' bills passed by the Centre and the state government last week. ... read..

Kerala reports 7,445 new COVID-19 cases
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 3:42:16 AM IST
As many as 7,445 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Kerala on Sunday, said state Health Minister KK Shailaja. ... read..

Akhilesh Yadav welcomes SAD's decision to quit NDA against farm bills
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 3:42:15 AM IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday welcomed Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) against the recently promulgated farm bills. ... read..

PIL in SC seeks guidelines regarding online virtual classes
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 3:42:13 AM IST
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Union of India (UOI) to issue comprehensive guidelines with respect to online virtual classes through video conferencing among children as there could be ... read..

As BJP's new team unveiled, all eyes now on Cabinet expansion
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
After announcement of a new team to run the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), there is eager anticipation of an upcoming Cabinet expansion in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government. ... read..

Travellers from Dubai, UK main Covid sources to India: IIT Study
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Travellers from Dubai and Britain played a crucial role in spreading Covid-19 in the early phase and were the primary sources of the importations of the disease into India, said a study by the researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi (IIT-Mand ... read..

Shopian encounter: 3 'informers' depose before Army's court of inquiry
Srinagar | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Three locals working as informers with the Indian Army have deposed before the Army's court of inquiry probing the July 18 Amshipora (Shopian) encounter in which three labourers from Rajouri district were killed as 'terrorists'. ... read..

Espionage case: Delhi court sends journalist Rajeev Sharma, two others to judicial custody
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 3:12:14 AM IST
A Delhi court on Sunday sent freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, arrested in an espionage case under the Official Secrets Act, to judicial custody, his lawyer Senior Advocate Adeesh Aggarwala said. ... read..

Exploring options to protect farmers' interests: Amarinder
Chandigarh | Monday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Terming President Ram Nath Kovind's assent to the farm Bills as "unfortunate and distressing", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government is exploring all options, including possible amendments to the state laws, to protect the in ... read..

'SAATHI' to assist hospitality industry to boost tourism
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
To assist the hospitality industry in their preparedness to continue operations safely and mitigate risks arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Tourism has partnered with the Quality Council of India (QCI) to assist the industry through an ... read..

Most COVID-19 positive patients in Kerala in 20-40 age bracket: KK Shailaja
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 28, 2020 2:42:14 AM IST
Most of the COVID-19 patients in Kerala belong to the age category of 20-40 years, while 72 per cent of those who died of COVID-19 are above 60 years, State Health Minister KK Shailaja said on Sunday. ... read..

Hasina recalls India's contributions to 1971 Liberation War
Dhaka | Monday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday recalled India's contributions to her country's Liberation War in 1971, following which the then East Pakistan became an independent nation. ... read..

Engineering student bags global research internship offers amid Covid crisis (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
At a time when the whole world is grappling with the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, 20-year-old Abhishek Agrahari, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student at TIET, Patiala has bagged multiple international research internship offers from various prestigio ... read..

Ex-Bihar police chief Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD-U
Patna | Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Bihar's former Director General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey on Sunday joined the state's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U). ... read..

'Extremely unfortunate', says Sukhbir on Prez assent to farm Bills
Chandigarh | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
A day after deciding to quit the 23-year-old alliance with the BJP-led NDA, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Sunday described the Presidential assent to the three controversial farm sector Bills for which farmers are protesting in Punj ... read..

2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Two terrorists have been killed in the ongoing encounter with security forces at Samboora area of Awantipore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said. ... read..

NCDC sanctions Rs 19,444 cr to states as first tranche for MSP operations
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), the apex financing organisation of the Union Agriculture Ministry, has sanctioned as first tranche, funds amounting to Rs 19,444 crore to the states of Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Telangana for kharif ... read..

Ghaziabad residents dare authorities to take a walk at night on streets with dark stretches!
Ghaziabad | Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The absence of street lights on various stretches of Ghaziabad has been such a menace that many residents took to Twitter to register their resentment over no working lights and dark stretches that often make driving difficult and also provide a safe have ... read..

Happy that Akali Dal has quit NDA: Shiv Sena, NCP (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies, the Shiv Sena and the Nationalist Congress Party, on Sunday welcomed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance. ... read..

Kelly's bungalow being misused: BJP
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 28, 2020 1:42:19 AM IST
Jharkhand BJP has once again raised the issue of alleged misuse of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) director's bungalow where RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav is undergoing medical treatment. ... read..

Multani case: Punjab Police asks former DGP Saini to join probe today
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 28, 2020 1:42:17 AM IST
Punjab Police has summoned former state Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini to join the investigation in the 1991 Balwant Singh Multani disappearance case on Monday. ... read..

J&K court sentences rape accused to 7 yrs in jail
Jammu | Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A court in Jammu & Kashmir has handed down a seven-year jail sentence to a rape accused. The accused Surinder Singh, a resident of Kotli Jija, Udhampur, was facing trial for rape of a girl. ... read..

COVID-19: Delhi reports over 40 deaths for two consecutive days
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 1:12:59 AM IST
More than 40 deaths due to COVID-19 were reported for the second consecutive day on Sunday. While Sunday reported 42 deaths, a total of 46 were reported on Saturday, the Delhi State Health Bulletin has said. ... read..

Assam: Locals take refuge in makeshift tents after incessant rains cause flooding in villages
Nagaon (Assam) | September 28, 2020 1:12:58 AM IST
Several villages in Assam's Nagaon district were flooded after incessant rainfall caused water levels of the Borpani and Kapili to rise. ... read..

RS Deputy Chairman issues clarification about events on Sept 20 when Farm Bills were passed
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 1:12:52 AM IST
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh has issued a clarification regarding the events of September 20 when two agriculture bills were passed in the Upper House of Parliament. ... read..

Tourism will get a boost in Northeast after COVID-19 pandemic: Jitendra Singh
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 1:12:48 AM IST
Union Northeast Development Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday expressed confidence that the region will get a major tourism boost post-COVID-19 pandemic."On this world tourism day I can dare to declare this that in the coming times, post the coronavirus p ... read..

Annual Brahmotsavams of Lord Venkateswara conclude in Tirupati
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 1:12:46 AM IST
The annual Brahmotsavams of Lord Venkateswara concluded on Sunday after the nine days of festivities at Lord Balaji's Temple in Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district Andhra Pradesh.As part of the concluding ceremony, the "Chakra Snanam" (A ritual of h ... read..

CR to run weekly Link Kisan Rail on Sangola-Secunderabad-Solapur route in October
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 28, 2020 12:42:32 AM IST
Amid farmers' protest against the newly enacted farm Acts, Central Railway (CR) on Sunday announced that it has decided to run goods trains -- Link Kisan Rail -- on Sangola-Secunderabad-Solapur route on weekly basis between October 1 and 28 in view of an ... read..

TDP names presidents of 25 parliamentary segments
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 12:42:29 AM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced new presidents for 25 parliamentary constituencies in the state as also 13 parliamentary coordinators on Sunday. ... read..

Vadakara MP resigns as KPCC media campaign chief
Politics | September 28, 2020 12:42:27 AM IST
Vadakara MP K Muraleedharan on Sunday resigned as the chairman of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee's (KPCC) media campaign committee, following "One Man One Post" principle of the party. ... read..

SAD's exit from NDA will prove fatal for both parties, says LIP president
Ludhiana (Punjab) | September 28, 2020 12:42:26 AM IST
Lok Insaf Party's (LIP) president Simarjit Singh Bains on Sunday said that Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will prove suicidal for both the parties in Punjab in future. ... read..

Rajasthan: Minister meets protesters in Dungarpur
Dungarpur (Rajasthan) | September 28, 2020 12:42:24 AM IST
Rajasthan Minister Arjun Singh Bamaniya along with MLA Dayaram Parmar on Sunday met protesters from tribal communities over the recruitment of government school teachers. ... read..

Farooq Abdullah calls up Sukhbir Badal, hails his stand against farm bills
Chandigarh | September 28, 2020 12:42:23 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference stalwart Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday hailed the stand taken by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on the issue of farmers. ... read..

COVID-19: Yogi Adityanath directs officials to intensify surveillance, contact tracing
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 12:42:20 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the state, especially in 16 districts where more than 100 cases have been reported within a week, on Sunday. ... read..

Kshitij Prasad produced for remand before Ld Addl Chief Metropolitan Magistrate
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 28, 2020 12:42:18 AM IST
Kshitij Prasad was produced on Sunday for remand before the Learned Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate through video conference. ... read..

CPM MP Ragesh writes to President on suspension of eight MPs in RS
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 28, 2020 12:42:15 AM IST
CPM MP KK Ragesh on Sunday wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind regarding facts related to the incidents occurred in Rajya Sabha and said that the decision to suspend eight members by accusing "unruly behaviour," in the House, had stemmed out from ... read..

Two cases of unnatural death registered in Goa
Panaji (Goa) | September 28, 2020 12:42:12 AM IST
Two unnatural death (UD) cases have been registered as an 18-year-old girl was found dead after allegedly drowning into a stream and her friend was found hanging from a tree near his residence in Goa. ... read..

TN leaders condole Jaswant Singh's death
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Political leaders in Tamil Nadu on Sunday condoled the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh. ... read..

Bihar Grand Alliance: Picture still unclear on seat sharing
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
After the announcement of Bihar election, the Grand Alliance is racing against time to seal the seat sharing deal this month as the smaller partners are looking for a larger share. ... read..

Good that SAD quit NDA: Shiv Sena
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Shiv Sena on Sunday welcomed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance to protest against the three agriculture-related Bills. ... read..

Punjab provides 23,500 machines for paddy straw management
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
In a series of measures to check stubble burning in the ongoing kharif season, the Punjab government has appointed 8,000 nodal officers in villages, besides giving 23,500 machines to farmers for management of paddy straw at the spot itself. ... read..

TDP rescinds district model, appoints Parliamentary presidents
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has rejigged the party structure by appointing a president for each parliamentary constituency, rescinding the earlier district model on Sunday. ... read..

Railways generates over 10 lakh 'man days' of work under GKRA
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Indian Railways on Sunday said it has generated 10,66,246 man days of work till September 25 this year under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) in six states to benefit migrant labourers. ... read..

Each family can make storytelling a part of their lives: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 11:42:21 PM IST
After discussing and reaffirming the importance of storytelling in his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday encouraged people to take up storytelling on Twitter. ... read..

'Extremely unfortunate': Sukhbir Singh Badal on Presidential assent to farmers and J-K bills
Chandigarh | September 27, 2020 11:42:19 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday described as "sad, disappointing and extremely unfortunate" the Presidential assent granted to three Bills regarding farmers' produce and to the Jammu and Kashmir Bill excluding Punjabi as ... read..

World Tourism Day: Adityanath says UP offers immense possibilities for the 'ecotourism'
Gorakhpur/Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 11:42:18 PM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that Uttar Pradesh has unlimited tourism possibilities and asserted that the state also offers immense possibilities for the "ecotourism". ... read..

Tourism activities hit by COVID will improve soon: Uttarakhand CM
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 27, 2020 11:42:16 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday said tourism activities were increasing in the state, but were affected by COVID-19 and would soon pick up pace. t ... read..

BMC collected over Rs 52 lakh fine for violation of face masks norms since April 20
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 11:42:13 PM IST
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday said that it has collected Rs 52,76,200 fine for 1,4207 violation of face masks norms in between April 20 to September 26. ... read..

Encounter breaks out in Pulwama
Srinagar | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
A gunfight between terrorists and security forces is on at Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said. ... read..

Ex-MP Ajoy Kumar rejoins Congress
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Former IPS officer and ex-MP Ajoy Kumar, has rejoined the Congress after leaving the Aam Aadmi Party and said that he was inspired by Rahul Gandhi. ... read..

KCR's daughter Kavitha appears set to enter Legislative Council
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
After a delay of six months, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter K. Kavitha finally appears set to enter the state Legislative Council. ... read..

India's storytellers bullish on rekindling interest in lost art
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
"India has a rich tradition of storytelling; it has been a part for centuries", was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Sunday message to listeners of 'Mann Ki Baat', as he urged Indians to revive this tradition as they stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic ... read..

Cong's Selja dares JJP to leave alliance with BJP in Haryana
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
In a bid to corner the Jannayak Janta Party, Haryana Congress President Kumari Selja on Sunday dared it to leave the alliance partner BJP in the state to protest against the three agriculture-related Bills even as the opposition party announced protests b ... read..

Congress names two candidates for UP Assembly bypolls
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Congress has announced candidates for two of the total eight Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats where by-elections are due. ... read..

Tourist spots to reopen in Odisha in October
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Tourist destinations across Odisha will be reopened for the public in October, said state Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi on Sunday. ... read..

Four Delhi cops face heat for misreporting drug seizure
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Four Delhi policemen - two Sub-Inspectors and two head constables, posted at Jahangirpuri police station in north Delhi, were suspended for allegedly misreporting the amount of marijuana seized from a local drug peddler in a raid earlier this month. ... read..

Congress delegation to meet Maharashtra Governor over Farm Acts
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 11:12:35 PM IST
A Congress delegation will meet Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Monday over the Farm Acts, said Balasaheb Thorat, Maharashtra Congress president and State Minister, on Sunday. ... read..

TDP chief appeals YSRCP Govt to set up Music University in memory of SP Balasubrahmanyam in Nellore
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 11:12:33 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday appealed to the YSRCP Government to set up a Music University in memory of renowned singer late SP Balasubrahmanyam in Nellore town. ... read..

Congress issues list of candidates for by-elections in MP
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 11:12:32 PM IST
Congress on Sunday issued a list of nine candidates for the upcoming by-election to Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. ... read..

Illegal building of Ex-MP Atiq Ahmed's close aide demolished in UP
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 11:12:30 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Administration on Sunday demolished illegal building of Guddu who is a close aide of former MP Atiq Ahmed. ... read..

Scientists examine neurological consequences of COVID-19
Melbourne | September 27, 2020 11:12:27 PM IST
In a recent study, neuroscientists and clinicians examined the potential link between COVID-19 and increased risk of Parkinson's disease, with an aim to find measures to get ahead of the curve. ... read..

No disruption in transport services during bandh in Karnataka on Monday: Deputy Chief Minister
Bangalore (Karnataka) | September 27, 2020 11:12:23 PM IST
Assuring the public that there will be no disruption in transport services on Monday in view of a bandh called against the farm Bills, to which the President gave his assent on Sunday, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi warned that acts of dama ... read..

UP police seizes property worth Rs 25 crore of Muzaffarnagar criminal
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 11:12:20 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Police seized property worth Rs 25 crore of one of Muzaffarnagar district's top 10 criminals, Imlakh, on Friday. ... read..

Thousands turn up to take Sher-e-Kashmir University entrance exam for agricultural courses
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 27, 2020 11:12:17 PM IST
Students in Jammu and Kashmir have started showing their interest in agriculture as thousands appeared to write the entrance examination for agriculture courses at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) on Sunday am ... read..

Will fill 10 lakh vacancies soon after returning to power: Tejashwi
Patna | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday promised that if his party returned to power after the Bihar Assembly elections, over 10 lakh government vacancies in different departments would be filled within two months. ... read..

Tension erupts over Maoist poster in Birbhum
Kolkata | Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The recovery of Maoist posters in West Bengal's Birbhum district sparked off tension among the villagers on Sunday. ... read..

Losing in Ludo game, made daughter approach family court against father (Ld)
Bhopal | Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
A 24-year-old woman has approached a family court after she lost a Ludo game to her father. ... read..

Mamata govt providing protection to terrorists, naxalites in West Bengal: Vijayvargiya
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 10:42:20 PM IST
National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal for allegedly giving shelter to Naxalites and terrorists in the state. ... read..

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