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Two terrorists killed in encounter at J-K's Awantipora
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 27, 2020 10:42:18 PM IST
One more terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday while a search is on, police said. ... read..


Western India's first bilateral hand transplant gives new lease of life to 24-year-old in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 10:42:16 PM IST
Western India's first bilateral hand transplant surgery was successfully performed at Mumbai's Global Hospital on a 24-year-old woman who had fallen in the platform gap at a station, using the hands of a donor. ... read..


Travel Agents Association of Kashmir gears up to host tourists in Valley again
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 27, 2020 10:42:15 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir, which is also known as a heaven on earth, is all ready to host tourists again after a dry spell witnessed by the tourism industry due to coronavirus. ... read..


Uttarakhand reports 764 new COVID-19 cases
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 27, 2020 10:42:12 PM IST
A total of 764 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Uttarakhand on Sunday taking the total count of cases to 47,045 in the state. ... read..


Delhi riots: Dissent against use of violence was overruled in WA groups behind conspiracy
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
An alleged conspiracy that resulted into full blown riots in the national capital earlier this year is said to have been a co-ordinated effort of many, however, the charge sheet filed in the case also highlights the fact that there were at times voices of ... read..


Pandemic dampens spirits in Agra on World Tourism Day
Agra | Sunday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Amid the growing socio-economic uncertainties and health concerns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a new tourist season has begun in Agra but without the fervour and hopes of a revival of the hospitality industry. ... read..


Chennai Air Customs arrest 3 people with gold worth Rs 83.7 lakh
General News | September 27, 2020 10:12:27 PM IST
Acting on a tip-off, the Chennai Air Customs arrested three passengers on their arrival from Dubai on Saturday night with 1.62 kg gold worth Rs 83.7 lakh. ... read..


ITBP unearths IED weighing 7 kg on under construction road link in Rajnandgaon
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) | September 27, 2020 10:12:25 PM IST
The 40th Battalion Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) unearthed an IED weighing 7 kg on an under-construction road link between Bega Salewara to Samudpani near Pandaripani Village in Bakarkatta, District Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh on Sunday. ... read..


NCDC sanctions Rs 19,444 crores in first installment for MSP operations support to 3 States during Kharif season 2020-21
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 10:12:24 PM IST
The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) has sanctioned Rs 19,444 crores as the first installment to the states of Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Telangana for Kharif paddy procurement under Minimum Support Price (MSP) operations, according to a ... read..


UP CM Yogi releases documentary on eco-tourism on World Tourism Day
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 10:12:19 PM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday released a documentary on eco-tourism prepared by forest department in Gorakhpur on World Tourism Day. ... read..


Four accused held for killing suspected gambling den kingpin
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 10:12:17 PM IST
The crime branch of the Nagpur Police arrested four persons on charges of killing a suspected gambling den kingpin Kishor Binekar. ... read..


No plan to increase in MRP of DAP, NPK fertilisers: IFFCO
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 10:12:16 PM IST
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) on Sunday reiterated that there is no plan to increase in MRP of DAP and NPK fertilisers. ... read..


Arrangements made for procurement of 170 lakh metric tonnes of paddy: Punjab minister
Patiala (Punjab) | September 27, 2020 10:12:14 PM IST
Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Sunday kickstarted paddy procurement at Rajpura Grain Market and said that arrangements have been made for the procurement on the arrival of 170 lakh metric tonnes of paddy a ... read..


Pregnant woman among seven of family killed in Karnataka mishap
Kalaburagi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Seven persons, including four women, of a family were killed early Sunday morning and one man seriously injured when a multi-utility vehicle they were travelling in hit a truck at high speed and rolled into a ditch on Kalaburagi's outskirts in north Karna ... read..


Chhattisgarh Chief Minister accuses PM Modi, BJP leaders of misleading farmers
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | September 27, 2020 9:42:13 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues are stating that farmers can now sell their agriculture produce anywhere, but when were they not allowed to sell their produce as per th ... read..


Cong's new T'gana in-charge stresses on unity, discipline ahead of polls
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The Congress party's new incharge for Telangana, Manickam Tagore on Sunday urged the party leaders in the state to work together for victory in the ensuing by-elections to Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council. ... read..


Graduation student held for sending obscene FB messages to woman
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Police has arrested a graduation student on charge of sending obscene messages to a woman on Facebook, a senior officer said on Sunday. ... read..


Yogi to develop rural tourism in Varanasi
Varanasi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department is working on a mega-plan to develop rural tourism in Varanasi in the post-pandemic era. ... read..


10 Andhra districts register excess rainfall in 4 months
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Ten Andhra Pradesh districts have received excess rainfall in the past four months till September 26, barring Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram with normal rainfall and Srikakulam being the lone deficient district. ... read..


Koyambedu wholesale market complex in Chennai to reopen tomorrow after 5 months
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 27, 2020 9:12:27 PM IST
The Koyambedu Wholesale market complex in Chennai is set to reopen on Monday after a five-month COVID-19 hiatus. ... read..


India's COVID-19 tally nears 60-lakh mark with spike of 88,600 new cases
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 9:42:16 PM IST
With a single-day spike of 88,600 new COVID-19 cases, India's COVID-19 case count neared the 60-lakh mark, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. ... read..


Day after breaking ties with NDA, Sukhbir Singh Badal calls for united fight in 'interest of farmers'
Politics | September 27, 2020 9:12:24 PM IST
Making his first public speech after breaking alliance with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday night, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday called upon all political parties to close ranks for a united f ... read..


JDU appoints Ashok Chaudhary as working president of Bihar unit
Patna (Bihar) | September 27, 2020 9:12:19 PM IST
Janata Dal (U) leader Ashok Chaudhary will take charge as working president of party's state unit ahead of Assembly polls. ... read..


Ajoy Kumar rejoins Congress after quitting AAP
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 9:12:16 PM IST
Former MP Ajoy Kumar on Sunday rejoined the Congress after he quit the party to join Aam Aadmi Party.The former president of Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee had joined AAP in September 2019."Hon'ble Congress President has approved the proposal for th ... read..


COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh reports 6,923 new cases, 45 deaths in last 24 hours
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 9:12:15 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh has reported 6,923 new COVID19 cases and 45 deaths in the last 24 hours. It also reported 7,796 recoveries during the same time, the state's health department said on Sunday. ... read..


CEO ERA conducts extensive inspections of medical Oxygen supplying installations in Jammu
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 27, 2020 9:12:13 PM IST
In order to prevent any disruptions in supply of medical oxygen to hospitals in Jammu, a team of senior officers led by Chief Executive Officer JK Economic Reconstruction Agency Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah on Sunday conducted an extensive tour of Bari Brah ... read..


Ex-Dharma man Kshitij remanded to NCB custody till Oct 3
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded former Dharma Productions executive Kshitij R. Prasad to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till October 3, officials said here. ... read..


Scuffle among BJP supporters over ticket issue in Patna
Patna | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
With political activities picking up after the announcement of dates for Bihar Assembly elections, supporters of an aspirant for BJP ticket on Sunday scuffled with certain party office-bearers over nomination issue. ... read..


Railway generates over million man-days of employment under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan in 6 states
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 8:42:29 PM IST
Indian Railways has generated 10,66,246 man-days of work till September 25 under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan in 6 States including Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and around 164 Railway infrastructure projects are be ... read..


Three held for placing bet on IPL match
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | September 27, 2020 8:42:27 PM IST
The Central Crime Branch (CCB) arrested three men who had placed bets on the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Delhi Daredevils and Chennai Super Kings in Gandhinagar. ... read..


BJP workers gherao Sushil Modi over ticket issue in Patna
Patna (Bihar) | September 27, 2020 8:42:25 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Sunday gheraoed Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi outside the party office over the candidate from Lakhisarai constituency. ... read..


A computer that predicts your thoughts, creates images based on them
Helsinki | September 27, 2020 8:42:24 PM IST
A technique in which a computer model visualises perception by monitoring human brain signals has been developed by a team of researchers. The model works in a way as if the computer tries to imagine what a human is thinking about. ... read..


Congress names two candidates for UP Assembly by-elections
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 8:42:19 PM IST
Congress has fielded Haider Ali Khan from Suar seat and Aarti Vajpayee from Bangarmau in the assembly by-elections."Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the proposal for the candidature of Khan and Vajpayee as party candidates to contest by-electi ... read..


UP reports 4,403 new cases of COVID-19 in last 24 hours
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 8:42:16 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh reported 4,403 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of active cases in the state to 55,603. ... read..


Ladakhi leaders to withdraw call for hill council polls' boycott
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
A visiting delegation of veteran Ladakhi leaders has agreed to withdraw the call for a boycott of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections scheduled on October 16 after a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah. ... read..


Andhra Guv condoles Jaswant's death, recalls his contribution
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Sunday condoled the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh and recalled his contribution to public life. ... read..


Yediyurappa, ex-PM Deve Gowda mourn Jaswant's demise
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda were among the state leaders who mourned the death of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh on Sunday. ... read..


Sonia, Manmohan write to Manvendra Singh expressing grief over his father Jaswant Singh's demise
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 8:12:21 PM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday penned letters to former MP Manvendra Singh expressing grief over the demise of his father and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh. ... read..


Thanks for firmly standing with farmers: Sharad Pawar to Sukhbir Singh Badal, Harsimrat Badal
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 8:12:18 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday congratulated Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal and SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal for pulling out of NDA in protest against the farm bills. ... read..


Google Meet to limit meetings to 60 minutes on free plans after Sept 30
California | September 27, 2020 8:12:16 PM IST
Tech giant Google's video chat platform Google Meet has announced that after September 30, free versions of Meet will be limited to meetings no longer than 60 minutes. ... read..


NHRC notice to Union home and health secretaries over quarantine centres and whistle-blowers
General News | September 27, 2020 8:12:15 PM IST
Acting on a petition that cites the "plight of inmates at quarantine centres and COVID-19 hospitals", besides attack on journalists and whistle-blowers, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the secretaries of the Home Ministry ... read..


BJP leader Sanjay Jaiswal condoles Jaswant Singh's death
Patna (Bihar) | September 27, 2020 8:12:13 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) Bihar unit president Sanjay Jaiswal on Sunday condoled the death of veteran party leader Jaswant Singh who passed away in the national capital earlier in the day.Speaking to ANI, he said, "Jaswant Singh contributed a lot t ... read..


California Guv signs law for transgender inmates
San Francisco | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
California Governor has signed a law to allow trangender inmates to be places in prison cells according to their gender identity. ... read..


ACS Avnish Awasthi inspects proposed land for Film City in UP
Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 7:42:19 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department Awanish K Awasthi on Sunday inspected a portion of land for the proposed Film city in Gautam Budh Nagar. ... read..


For decades, a man has been teaching children under a tree without fees in Odisha's Jajpur
Jajpur (Odisha) | September 27, 2020 7:42:14 PM IST
An old man from Odisha has been teaching children under a tree without charging a single penny for over 75 years now. ... read..


Stop stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, UP in view of COVID-19 situation: Plea in Delhi HC
By Sushil Batra

New Delhi | September 27, 2020 7:42:13 PM IST
An application has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking directions to authorities to take immediate steps to prevent the stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the view of COVID-19 situation. ... read..


How two policemen braved knives to save 2 lives!
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
After an argument turned ugly and converted into a bloody fight in Central Delhi's Anand Parbat area between local dhaba owners and their two customers, two policemen who were passing by intervened and saved the two men who were attacked with knives and o ... read..


After Rohtang, focus now on Shinku La tunnel amid tension in Himalayas
Manali | Sunday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Amid the heightened border tension with both China and Pakistan in the Himalayas, road infrastructure projects have been given a push with completion of a marvel of engineering motorways -- the Rohtang Pass highway tunnel. ... read..


Why does West Bengal govt want to be an intermediary? Governor asks CM Mamata Banerjee about PM Kisan scheme
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 27, 2020 7:12:23 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, calling the move by the state seeking routing the PM Kisan funds through the state government as a retrograde step but asked her to submit the request for the considerati ... read..


Sharad Pawar meets Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 7:12:19 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's residence, Varsha bungalow. ... read..


Terrorist killed in encounter in J-K's Awantipora
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 27, 2020 7:12:16 PM IST
An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, Police said. ... read..


TMC backs SAD for taking stand against farm bills
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 7:12:14 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday got the support of Trinamool Congress (TMC) for taking a stand against the farm bills. ... read..


President Kovind gives assent to 3 farm bills passed by Parliament
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 7:12:17 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave his assent to three farm bills passed by the Parliament in the recently-concluded monsoon session. ... read..


Switch to 100 per cent usage of clean fuels to protect monuments: Pradhan on World Tourism Day
General News | September 27, 2020 6:42:21 PM IST
Calling for weaving sustainability with tourism, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday urged the stakeholders to switch to 100 per cent clean fuels for prime tourist cities. ... read..


21 States/UTs report more recoveries than new COVID-19 cases: Health Ministry
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 6:42:18 PM IST
With India reporting the maximum number of COVID-19 recovery cases than active cases, at least 21 states including the union territories are witnessing more recoveries than new cases, informed the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. ... read..


Maha governor launches Ayurvedic Chemo Recovery Kits for cancer patients
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 6:42:16 PM IST
Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Sunday launched Chemo Recovery Kits containing Ayurvedic formulations for cancer patients from the Raj Bhawan here. ... read..


Indian population still far from achieving herd immunity shows ICMR's second Sero Survey: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 6:42:15 PM IST
Indian population is still far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19 as shown by Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) second Sero Survey, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday adding that ICMR expert panel examining rein ... read..


Mann ki Baat: PM says new agri Bills to help farmers sell produce
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Hailing the contribution of Indian farmers in Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that they would benefit too from the new agriculture-related Bills once these become laws. ... read..


Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh dies at 82 (Ld)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh passed away in Delhi on Sunday following a cardiac arrest. He was 82. ... read..


Nitish Kumar called and asked to join JDU, says former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey
Patna (Bihar) | September 27, 2020 6:12:19 PM IST
Gupteshwar Pandey, the former Bihar Director General of Police (DGP), joined the Janata Dal (U) on Sunday at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence in Patna--a month ahead of the state assembly elections and said that he doesn't understand politics but h ... read..


NGT directs states, UTs to address gaps in treatment of sewage by setting up ETP
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 6:12:18 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal has directed all states and union territories (UTs) to address gaps in generation and treatment of sewage or effluents by ensuring setting up of a requisite number of functional Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP), Sewage Treatment ... read..


Jaswant Singh: A soft-spoken former Army officer, astute politician (Obituary)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
A soft-spoken man, former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was one of the founding members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a leading light of the party when Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishan Advani helmed it through the tumultuous period of Indian politics. ... read..


Man arrested for delivering contraband item in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 5:42:22 PM IST
Mumbai Police have arrested a man for allegedly delivering a contraband item and seized 139 gm of Mephedrone worth Rs 5.5 lakh from his possession. ... read..


Light to moderate rains likely over parts of Karnataka: KSNDMC
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 27, 2020 5:42:19 PM IST
Most parts of Karnataka are likely to receive light to moderate rains, said Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Sunday in a forecast valid till 8.30 am on September 28. ... read..


UP CM to hold meeting today over COVID-19 situation
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 5:42:17 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday will hold a video conference with officials over COVID-19 situation in the state. ... read..


KS Alagiri must be arrested under Pandemic Act: Former Chennai deputy mayor
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 27, 2020 5:42:14 PM IST
Former Chennai deputy mayor Karate R Thiagarajan has called for the arrest of Tamil Nadu Congress president KS Alagiri, alleging that despite knowing that two acquaintances of state's Congress in-charge Dinesh Kundu Rao were tested COVID-19 positive, thou ... read..


Delhi-bound IndiGo flight returns to Mumbai after bird hit
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 5:12:21 PM IST
An IndiGo flight operating from Mumbai to Delhi had to turn back after a bird hit on Sunday. ... read..


Karnataka: 24 held after raid on gambling den
Kalaburgi (Karnataka) | September 27, 2020 5:12:19 PM IST
As many as 24 people were arrested after the police raided a gambling den last night, police said on Sunday morning. ... read..


Encounter breaks out in J-K's Awantipora
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 27, 2020 5:12:18 PM IST
An encounter broke out at Samboora area of Awantipora on Sunday, said Kashmir Zone Police. ... read..


Ahead of Assembly polls, former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JDU
Patna (Bihar) | September 27, 2020 5:12:16 PM IST
Gupteshwar Pandey, the former Bihar Director General of Police (DGP), who recently took voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), joined the Janata Dal (U) on Sunday at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence in Patna--a month ahead of the state assembly electio ... read..


'Rail roko' agitation by Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee against farm bills continues in Amritsar for fourth consecutive day
Amritsar (Punjab) | September 27, 2020 5:12:15 PM IST
Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continued their 'rail roko' agitation in Devidaspura village here for the fourth consecutive day against the farm Bills passed in Parliament. ... read..


Of 2.56L kids in care homes, TN has most, Arunachal least: Survey
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights in its fresh data has revealed that more than 2,50,000 children live in Child Care Institutions across the country of which close to 60,000 alone are in Tamil Nadu. ... read..


Pangolin smuggler from Gujarat nabbed in UP
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh) | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
A person found smuggling pangolin carcasses and scales has been arrested during a raid in Kannauj district. ... read..


CVC asks Aviation Ministry to look into irregularities in leasing out six airports to private player by AAI
By Ashoke Raj

New Delhi | September 27, 2020 4:42:18 PM IST
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked the Civil Aviation Ministry to take appropriate action in connection with the alleged irregularities in Airports Authority of India (AAI) leasing out six of its airports to private players. ... read..


Ahead of Assembly polls, former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey to join JDU today
Patna (Bihar) | September 27, 2020 4:42:17 PM IST
Ahead of state Assembly polls, former Director-General of Police (DGP) of Bihar Gupteshwar Pandey, who recently took voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), will join the Janata Dal (U) on Sunday evening. ... read..


Jaswant Singh played key role in improving relations with US in defence areas: AK Antony
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 4:42:15 PM IST
Former union minister Jaswant Singh was one of the most successful defence ministers, the country has seen and he played a key role in improving relations with the US especially in defence areas, said AK Antony, former defence minister while paying homage ... read..


Rajasthan CM, BJP state chief condole Jaswant Singh's death
Jaipur | Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday expressed his condolence on the death of veteran leader Jaswant Singh. ... read..


True to his nature, Jaswantji fought illness with immense courage: PM
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences over the sudden demise of the 82-year-old veteran leader. ... read..


Three booked for killing dog, dragging carcass around
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh) | Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Three persons have been booked by the Hathras police for allegedly beating a stray dog to death and then dragging its carcass in the area to "scare away the other canines". ... read..


Row erupts over racing competition in UP's Amroha
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 4:12:22 PM IST
A racing competition that was organised at Smt Sukhdevi Inter College in Hasanpur was stopped by the administration as permission was not taken to conduct the race. ... read..


Northeastern culture is the jewel of Indian culture: Amit Shah
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 4:12:21 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that northeastern culture is the jewel of Indian culture and without northeast, India and Indian culture are incomplete. ... read..


Bollywood drug case: Kshitij Ravi Prasad sent to NCB custody till Oct 3
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 4:12:19 PM IST
The Esplanade Court here on Sunday sent Executive Producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday to the bureau's custody till October 3. ... read..


Women in Kerala thrash YouTuber, throw black ink on him for abusive remarks
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 27, 2020 4:12:17 PM IST
After a man posted abusive remarks about women on his Youtube Channel, he was beaten up and black ink thrown on him by a group of women including dubbing artist Bhagyalakshmi and Kerala Police registered a case against both parties acting on separate comp ... read..


Change will be seen in Chief Ministers' residence after Bihar Assembly polls: RJD's Manoj Jha
By Nishant Ketu

New Delhi | September 27, 2020 4:12:16 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Sunday said that there is a wave of change in Bihar and there will be a change in the Chief Ministers' residence after the Assembly polls. ... read..


Meghalaya, Bihar to receive heavy rainfall: IMD
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 4:12:14 PM IST
Meghalaya along some other north-eastern states are likely to be battered by heavy downpour on Sunday, predicted India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


Another FIR against jailed UP MLA
Varanasi | Sunday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Yet another FIR has been lodged against jailed MLA Vijay Mishra in Bhadohi district for misusing the letter pads of the village head of his parental village. Mishra was arrested and sent to jail on August 14 in a property grab case. ... read..


Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passes away
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away early Sunday, said an official statement from the R&R Hospital here. He was 82. ... read..


Woman gang raped in moving bus in UP
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) | Sunday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
A woman passenger was allegedly gang-raped inside a running bus for entire night on Friday and was later thrown out of the bus. ... read..


MHA to send 300 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) companies to Bihar
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 3:42:18 PM IST
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to send 300 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) companies initially to Bihar for area domination to ensure peaceful conduct of polls. ... read..


Kerala: Congress MP Benny Behanan steps down from UDF Convenor post
Kochi (Kerala) | September 27, 2020 3:42:17 PM IST
Congress MP Benny Behanan has stepped down from the position of Convenor of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) on Sunday. ... read..


Centre assured to set up NIA office in Bengaluru: Tejasvi Surya
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 3:42:15 PM IST
The Central government has agreed to set up a National Investigation Agency (NIA) office at Bengaluru to investigate the anti-national activity of some organisations, said Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya on Sunday. ... read..


Senior Kerala Congress leader CF Thomas passes away at 81
Kottayam (Kerala) | September 27, 2020 3:42:13 PM IST
Senior Kerala Congress leader and Changanassery MLA CF Thomas passed away in Kerala on Sunday. He was 81. ... read..


Protest by Left supporters after Periyar statue vandalised in Tiruchirappalli
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) | September 27, 2020 3:12:30 PM IST
Left supporters staged a protest here after unidentified people allegedly vandalised a statue of late social activist Periyar EV Ramasamy by pouring saffron paint on it and garlanding it with slippers. ... read..


Paddy procurement begins in Punjab, new mandis created to maintain COVID-19 protocols: Bharat Bhushan Ashu
Ludhiana (Punjab) | September 27, 2020 3:12:28 PM IST
The procurement of paddy has begun in Punjab with over two thousand new 'mandis' created to ensure COVID-19 protocols are maintained, said Food and Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Sunday. ... read..


COVID-19 CFR at 1.94 pc, doubling rate at 50 days in Delhi
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 3:12:27 PM IST
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said that the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of COVID-19 in the national capital stands at 1.94 per cent while the doubling rate stands at 50 days. ... read..


76 pc of new recovered COVID-19 cases reported from 10 States, UTs: Health Ministry
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 3:12:24 PM IST
A total of 92,043 new COVID-19 recoveries have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. ... read..


No political talks held in meeting with Sanjay Raut: Fadnavis
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 27, 2020 3:12:22 PM IST
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that 'no political talks held during his meeting with Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. ' ... read..


14 deaths, 3,922 new COVID-19 cases reported in Odisha
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 27, 2020 3:12:21 PM IST
As many as 3,922 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths were reported in Odisha, taking the state's coronavirus count to 2,09,374, informed the State Health and Family Welfare Department. ... read..


Leh delegation agrees to withdraw boycott call of Ladakh hill council polls: Rijiju
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 3:12:19 PM IST
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said that the Central government is open to discuss protection available under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India while looking into issues related to the people of Ladakh. ... read..


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