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JKPC disassociates with ex-Mayor Mattu
Srinagar | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference (JKPC) on Saturday said that it has disassociated itself from former Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattu. ... read..


Andhra's 'Mission Punganuru' to revive dwindling dwarf cow population
Amaravati | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Aimed at arresting the dwindling numbers of Punganuru cow, a dwarf bovine offering A2 milk rich in medicinal values and endemic to southern Andhra Pradesh, the state government has launched 'Mission Punganuru' recently. ... read..


Centre took steps to ensure right price to farmers for produce, says Rajnath
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 2:12:42 AM IST
The central government has taken steps to ensure that farmers get the right price for their produce, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. ... read..


No morality involved, it was just desperate case of political compulsion: Punjab CM as SAD quits NDA
Politics | September 27, 2020 2:12:40 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has termed the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as nothing more than a "desperate case of political compulsion" for the Badals. ... read..


COVID-19 sample testing crosses five lakh mark at KGMU
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 2:12:41 AM IST
King George's Medical University on Saturday achieved yet another milestone as the number of total COVID-19 samples tested by the Department of Microbiology, crossed 5 lakh mark. ... read..


West Bengal allows jatras, cinemas to reopen from Oct 1
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 27, 2020 2:12:37 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced that certain entertainment avenues can reopen from October 1. ... read..


Odisha: Ahead of monsoon session, MLAs, PSOs, Assembly staff to undergo COVID-19 test
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 27, 2020 2:12:34 AM IST
MLAs, PSOs (personal security officers), and assembly staff underwent the COVID-19 test at the Odisha Assembly in Bhubaneswar, ahead of Assembly's monsoon session that is scheduled to begin from September 29. ... read..


Goa BJP hails PM Modi, NDA on completion of one year after coming to power
Panaji (Goa) | September 27, 2020 2:12:31 AM IST
The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday congratulated PM Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for successful completion of one year after a decisive mandate in 2019 Lok Sabha election. ... read..


Two held for illegally transporting liquor bottles in Andhra Pradesh
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | September 27, 2020 2:12:29 AM IST
The Krishna district Police arrested two people and seized liquor bottles that were illegally transported from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh, near Jujjuru road in Kanchikacherla village. ... read..


Rahul Sinha sulks over BJP's new team
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 27, 2020 2:12:25 AM IST
BJP leader Rahul Sinha on Saturday expressed his resentment over the new list of office-bearers and said that he will announce the future course of action after 12 days. ... read..


'No longer the NDA envisioned by Vajpayee, Badal sahab': Harsimrat after Akalis quit from alliance
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 27, 2020 2:12:24 AM IST
After her party pulled out of the coalition at the Centre over farm bills, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday hit out at the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), which is led by the BJP, for taking a rigid stance on the pains ... read..


PM Modi pledged that every poor person will have a roof over their head by 2022: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 2:12:22 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged that by 2022 every poor person in the country will have a roof over their head. ... read..


Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote in state assembly
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 27, 2020 2:12:15 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has won the trust vote in the state Assembly against the no-confidence motion by the Congress against his government. ... read..


Delhi reports 3,372 new COVID-19 cases, 46 deaths
New Delhi | September 27, 2020 2:12:13 AM IST
Delhi has reported 3,372 new cases of coronavirus and 46 deaths, the health department said on Saturday. ... read..


None from TN on BJP national office-bearers' list
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The BJP's list of national office-bearers came as a surprise for many in the party's Tamil Nadu unit as no state leader figures in it. ... read..


Income Tax department searches in Jharkhand, Bengal
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The Income Tax department has carried out search and survey operations at around 20 residential and business premises of a prominent group having operations in Jharkhand and West Bengal. ... read..


Adar Poonawalla: Will Govt have 80,000 crores available over the next one year?
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Rs 80,000 crore will be the cost of vaccinating everyone in India with the Covid-19 vaccine whenever it is available. ... read..


Delhi air to worsen in next 3 days, thanks to stubble burning
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
It's that time of the year in Punjab-Haryana-NCR. ... read..


5,647 more test corona positive in Tamil Nadu
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
As many as 5,647 more coronavirus cases were detected in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking its total tally to 575,017, the Health Department said on Saturday. ... read..


1217 more people test positive, J&K COVID tally crosses 71,000
Srinagar | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
One thousand two hundred and seventeen people tested positive in J&K on Saturday as the total number of people infected with COVID-19 crossed 71,000 in the Union Territory. ... read..


LG Manoj Sinha meets Rajnath, discusses law and order in Valley
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Saturday appraised Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing law and order situation in the Valley. ... read..


DU admissions 2020: First cut-off list to release on Oct 12
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
As the admissions for various courses in Delhi University affiliated colleges were postponed by nearly three months owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, DU has released the schedule for the under-graduate and post-graduate courses admissions to various college ... read..


3 arrested for betting on IPL match
Gurugram | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Gurugram Police on Saturday said they have arrested three persons for online betting on an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match. ... read..


Refusal to quit NDA shows Akalis' greed: Punjab CM
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Taking a jibe at the SAD and the BJP for what he called a "public spectacle" of the blame game between the two long-time allies over the controversial Farm Bills, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the continued refusal of the Akalis t ... read..


Indian Army lauds sacrifices of animal transport warriors
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Indian Army on Saturday observed Animal Transport Remembrance Day to honour the valour, courage and sacrifices of animals in various military campaigns and operations. ... read..


CBI files chargesheet against 9 for custodial death of father-son (Ld)
Chennai/New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against nine then officials of the Tamil Nadu Police in connection with two cases it registered over the custodial deaths of father-son duo P. Jeyaraj and J. Benniks. ... read..


Unable to repay Rs 4,000, Haryana man killed and body dumped in canal
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
A 35-year-old man was allegedly kidnapped, bludgeoned to death and his body thrown into a canal just because he was unable to repay Rs 4000 that he owed to a local meat seller. ... read..


Team Nadda: Why Ram Madhav, Muralidhar Rao, Uma Bharti were excluded
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
While BJP's Team Nadda has given additional thrust to its Gen-Next, it has also meant making space for them by removing some veterans like Ram Madhav and Muralidhar Rao, provoking speculation whether some of them may find a space in the Cabinet in the muc ... read..


'Swadeshi' push: Khadi outlet for PM Modi's bodyguards
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
In another push for "Swadeshi", the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has roped in the Special Protection Group (SPG) -- a specialised security wing responsible for the protection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- as the biggest brand ambass ... read..


By Sumit Kumar Singh
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
The government has not yet approved setting up of two special units -- human rights and vigilance - for the armed forces to look into any rights violations and corruption, even though defence ministry had given a go-ahead a year ago. ... read..


SAD decides to pull out of NDA over agriculture bills
Chandigarh | September 26, 2020 11:42:26 PM IST
Days after quitting the union cabinet, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has now decided to pull out of the BJP-led NDA alliance over "Centre's stubborn refusal to give statutory legislative guarantees to protect assured marketing of farmers crops on MSP". ... read..


MP CM performs bhoomi poojan of Rs 2,400 cr Narmada irrigation project
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 11:42:23 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan performed the Bhoomi Pujan of the Rs 2,400 crore-Narmada Irrigation Project at a function in Sanwar, Indore district on Saturday. ... read..


Seat-sharing talks being held with RJD, says Congress leader
Patna (Bihar) | September 26, 2020 11:42:21 PM IST
Congress is fully prepared for the upcoming Bihar elections and talks are being held with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to decide the number of seats to be fought by allies in Mahagathbandhan, Avinash Pande, chairman of the screening committee of the pa ... read..


Madhya Pradesh CM launches scheme on lines of PM-Kisan
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 11:42:13 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday inaugurated 'Mukhyamantri Kisan Kalyan Yojna' on the lines of Centre's Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) Scheme. ... read..


131 youngsters join Ladakh Scouts regiment
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Indian Army on Saturday said an attestation parade was held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre in Leh to mark the entry of 131 well-trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts regiment. ... read..


Toxic waste dumping in Gurugram village hurting environment
Gurugram | Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The lack of facilities for proper disposal of biological waste is a challenge in India and contributes a lot to pollution and contamination of ground water resources. One such instance has come to light in a Gurugram village, with frightening consequences ... read..


Delhi Police Commissioner inaugurates wellness centre in Dwarka
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 11:12:23 PM IST
Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava on Saturday inaugurated a wellness centre in police colony in Dwarka, Sector-23. ... read..


With 260 new COVID-19 cases, Manipur's tally reaches 10,051
Imphal (Manipur) | September 26, 2020 11:12:20 PM IST
Manipur has reported 260 new COVID-19 cases, 79 recoveries and one death on Saturday, taking the total cases of the state to 10,051, said State Government. ... read..


Lance Naik Manjeet Singh honoured posthumously for saving life of boy who fell into well
Ambala (Haryana) | September 26, 2020 11:12:17 PM IST
Lance Naik Manjeet Singh was honoured with Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak (posthumous), almost two years after he saved the life of an 18-year-old boy who had accidentally fallen into an unused well. ... read..


COVID-19: Kerala reports 7,006 new cases, 21 deaths today
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 26, 2020 11:12:12 PM IST
As many as 7,006 new COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths were reported in Kerala today, while 3,199 patients recovered from the pandemic, the state government said. ... read..


CBI files chargesheet against 9 for custodial death of father-son
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against nine then officials of the Tamil Nadu Police in connection with two cases it registered over the custodial death of father-son duo P. Jeyaraj and J. Benniks. ... read..


Bengal rights body is 'patient on life support': Guv
Kolkata | Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday Said that human rights is the biggest casualty in the state. ... read..


Temp GST compensation retention isn't 'diversion' of cess: Fin Min sources
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Reacting to the CAG report regarding 'diversion of funds' meant for GST compensation, Finance Ministry sources said on Saturday that the time taken in reconciliation of compensation receipts can't be termed as 'diversion of GST Cess Fund' when dues to sta ... read..


Telangana CM to launch Dharani portal on Dussera
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 26, 2020 10:42:27 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao announced on Saturday that he would launch the Dharani Portal on the forthcoming Dussera and asked the officials to keep the software, hardware and bandwidth of the Dharani website ready before the launch. ... read..


India's COVID-19 tally crosses 59-lakh mark with spike of 85,362 new cases
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 10:42:23 PM IST
India's COVID-19 case tally crossed 59-lakh mark with a spike of 85,362 new cases, said Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. ... read..


Ram Madhav, Uma Bharti replaced in BJP's new team, Tejasvi Surya made chief of party's youth wing
By Kumar Gaurav

New Delhi | September 26, 2020 10:42:21 PM IST
BJP President JP Nadda on Saturday announced his new team of office-bearers that saw some major inclusions such as of Tejasvi Surya as the chief of party's youth wing while Ram Madhav, P Muralidhar Rao, Saroj Pande and Anil Jain were replaced as general ... read..


Maharashtra Police reports 191 new COVID-19 cases among its force
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 26, 2020 10:42:18 PM IST
As many as 191 police personnel have been tested positive for COVID-19, taking total cases to 22,460 in the force, Maharashtra Police said on Saturday. ... read..


Watch out! Those sensual midnight messages might be a honey trap
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
An anonymous sensual message at midnight may even lure a rational person into a trap meticulously set by a woman and her accomplices in order to blackmail the victim. ... read..


BJP's Team Nadda declared, BJP readying next-gen
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The much-anticipated Team Nadda has been declared finally. Three ex-Chief Ministers have been accommodated as BJP Vice Presidents while there has been a major overhaul among national general secretaries with many significant names dropped and new faces gi ... read..


Statue of Unity sculptor to install Vajpayee's statue in Shimla
Shimla | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday decided to hire the sculptor behind the Statue of Unity for installing the statue of BJP stalwart and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the historic Ridge in Himachal Pradesh capital. ... read..


Haryana to start paddy procurement from Sep 27
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Keeping in view the interests of farmers, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday decided that the procurement of paddy would start in the state from September 27. ... read..


Boarding burning oil tanker saved marine environment: Coast Guard
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Boarding the burning as well as intermittently exploding 'MT New Diamond' - a very large oil tanker holding about 300,000 tonnes of crude - and connecting it to a tow to arrest its drift towards the Sri Lankan coast and positioning it into the wind was th ... read..


DMK, allies to protest against Farm Bills on Sept 28
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Treasurer and former Union Minister T. R. Baalu on Saturday said the September 28 protest will show how the farmers are agitated over the three Farm Bills passed by Parliament. ... read..


Confident that people of Bihar will vote NDA to power again, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Patna (Bihar) | September 26, 2020 10:12:20 PM IST
Expressing confidence that the people of Bihar will again bless the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the state assembly polls, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that Nitish Kumar-led alliance will win the polls on the develo ... read..


Ram Madhav, Uma Bharti replaced in BJP's new team, Anil Tejasvi Surya made chief of party's youth wing
By Kumar Gaurav

New Delhi | September 26, 2020 10:12:18 PM IST
BJP President JP Nadda on Saturday announced his new team of office-bearers that saw some major inclusions such as of Tejasvi Surya as the chief of party's youth wing while Ram Madhav, P Muralidhar Rao, Saroj Pande and Anil Jain were replaced as general ... read..


Delhi CM seeks RWAs' participation in anti-dengue campaign
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 10:12:17 PM IST
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided to seek the participation of the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) in the Delhi government's anti-dengue campaign named '10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute Har Ravivar Dengue Par Vaar' in the fourth week of the campai ... read..


Andhra police seize 1,000 litres of country liquor, 15,000 litres jaggery wash in Krishna dist
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 10:12:15 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday carried out a massive search operation at country liquor making units in Telugu Palem village of Pedana Mandal in Krishna district, and seized as well as destroyed 1,000 litres of country liquor and 15,000 litres of jagge ... read..


Fadnavis agrees to give interview to Saamana only if it is not edited
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 26, 2020 10:12:12 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut and Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader, Devendra Fadnavis met in Mumbai on Saturday. ... read..


Andhra steps up vigil at places of worship (Lead)
Amaravati | Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered the police to secure all places of worship to avoid any untoward incident, especially in the light of the Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple chariot blaze, at a time when religious politics is raging in ... read..


Actor Anupam Shyam Ojha thanks UP CM for providing help, via emotional letter
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 26, 2020 9:42:17 PM IST
Famous TV actor Anupam Shyam Ojha, a resident of Pratapgarh, has expressed his gratitude to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for providing financial assistance for his medical treatment when he was facing a financial crunch. ... read..


No requirement of scrip wise reporting for day trading and short-term sale or purchase of listed shares
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 9:42:15 PM IST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Saturday junked the media reports that stock traders or day traders are required to furnish scrip wise details in the return of income for Assessment Year 2020-21. ... read..


After quarrel with wife, man climbs mobile tower, persuaded to come down
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 9:42:12 PM IST
After a quarrel with his wife, a man climbed a mobile tower on Saturday, but soon came down after persuasion by the local authorities, the police said. ... read..


Many workers got infected while serving people: Goa BJP chief
Panaji | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Goa BJP President Sadanand Shet Tanavade on Saturday said that the fact that dozens of BJP workers, including Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, tested coronavirus positive only showed that the cadres were out in the field during the pandemic. ... read..


New regional parties set to enter political fray ahead of Bihar polls
Patna | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
As the Election Commission announced the dates for the Bihar assembly elections, it seems to be a direct fight between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the RJD-led Opposition Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandha ... read..


At 412 cms, Goa records highest rainfall since 1961
Panaji | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
This monsoon season, Goa has recorded the highest rainfall since 1961, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. ... read..


5,000 cusecs of water released from Gandikota reservoir in Andhra Pradesh
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 9:12:22 PM IST
Officials released 5,000 cusecs of water from Gandikota reservoir to a downward Mylavaram reservoir after it received 6,000 cusecs of floodwater due to heavy rains since last night. ... read..


Many leaders from UP included in BJP's new team
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 9:12:19 PM IST
Many leaders from Uttar Pradesh have been included in the new team of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national office bearers including Rekha Verma, MP, who has been appointed as a national vice president. ... read..


Number of passengers flying in single day rises to 1,44,112
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 9:12:17 PM IST
The total number of passengers flying in a single day has increased to 1,44,112, said Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri here on Saturday. ... read..


Chandrababu Naidu wants to 'create rifts between castes, religions': Andhra minister
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 9:12:14 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister Botsa Satyanarayana on Saturday accused former chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu of trying to create rifts between castes and religions. ... read..


Spotify partners with Chernin Entertainment to adapt podcasts for movies
Stockholm | September 26, 2020 9:12:13 PM IST
Spotify has joined hands with Chernin Entertainment to develop TV and movie pitches based on Spotify-exclusive and original podcasts. ... read..


Over Rs 21 cr disbursed to Delhi riots victims, 185 claims still pending
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
: After wide-spread violence ravaged the national capital and led to death of 53 people and colossal property destruction, the Delhi government has settled over 1,661 claims sought by riots victims amounting to over 21 crore. ... read..


Only threat against me is from CM Vijayan, says Kerala BJP president
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
State BJP president K.Surendran on Saturday said he has said a polite no to the Kerala Police who rang him up to say that he will now be provided armed security from the Kerala Police. ... read..


Bomb squad sent to check places of worship in AP after reports of attacks
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 8:42:26 PM IST
A bomb squad has been ordered to check places of worship in the light of increasing incidents of attacks on them in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


BJP issues show cause notice against MLA from Lohaghat for anti party activities
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 26, 2020 8:42:23 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party has issued a show-cause notice against party MLA from Lohaghat in Uttarakhand, Puran Singh Fartyal, seeking a reply in seven days. ... read..


Maharashtra govt asks officials to conduct panchanamas of damaged Kharif crops
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) | September 26, 2020 8:42:19 PM IST
Maharashtra Minister of State for Agriculture Dada Bhuse said on Saturday that he has asked officials to conduct a panchanama of Kharif crops damaged by heavy rains. ... read..


J-K LG Manoj Sinha meets Defence Minister in New Delhi
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 8:42:17 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Saturday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. ... read..


Chandigarh reports 207 new COVID-19 positive cases
Chandigarh | September 26, 2020 8:42:15 PM IST
As many as 207 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Chandigarh on Saturday taking the total number of positive coronavirus cases to 11,380, said the Union Territory Government. ... read..


Delhi Police arrests 3 in the kidnapping and murder of person missing since September 2
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 8:42:14 PM IST
Delhi Police arrested three persons on Friday for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder of a person who went missing from Narela Industrial Area in Delhi on September 2. ... read..


Telangana Chief Secy Somesh Kumar alerts District Collectors in view of heavy rains
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 26, 2020 8:12:21 PM IST
As per the directions of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, the Chief Secretary, Somesh Kumar has alerted all the District Collectors in view of heavy rains. ... read..


Some people trying to incite communal violence, says YSRCP MP on temple chariot fire
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 8:12:20 PM IST
Some people are trying to incite communal violence and gain political mileage, said YSRCP Rajya Sabha MP Mopidevi Venkataramana Rao on the Antarvedi Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple chariot fire incident. ... read..


Refusal of Akalis to quit NDA shows their extent of greed: Punjab CM
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 26, 2020 8:12:18 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the adamant refusal of the Akalis to quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition showed the extent of their greed and desperation to cling to power. ... read..


COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh reports 7,293 new cases, 57 deaths in last 24 hours
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 8:12:17 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh recorded 7,293 new COVID-19 cases and 57 deaths in the last 24 hours. As many as 9,125 patients have recovered, the state's health department said on Saturday. ... read..


Producers should not cast actors accused in drug case in their films: Ramdas Athawale
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 8:12:15 PM IST
Telling producers not to cast the actors accused in the drug case related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Union Minister and Republic Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said that his party will not allow the screening o ... read..


Boy dies after falling in stream in AP's Prakasam
Prakasam (Andhra Pradesh) | September 26, 2020 8:12:13 PM IST
An 11-year-old boy died after falling into a stream in Prakasam district on Saturday following heavy rainfall. ... read..


Jammu and Kashmir Students Association demands special grievance cell in Uttarakhand
Dehradun (Uttrakhand) | September 26, 2020 8:12:12 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Students Association spokesperson Nasir Khuehami on Saturday held a meeting with Director-General of Police (Law and Order) Ashok Kumar in Dehradun, and demanded a special grievance cell for the students belonging to Jammu and Kashmir in ... read..


Air Bubble: Vistara eyes operations to Paris, Frankfurt
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Even as uncertainty looms over a possible second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, full-service air carrier Vistara is eyeing opportunities to expand internationally under the 'Air Bubble' transport agreements. ... read..


Amid religious politics, Andhra cops up vigil in worship places
Amaravati | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
At a time when religious politics is raging in Andhra Pradesh, the government has ordered the police department to secure all places of worship to avoid any untoward incident, especially in the light of Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple chariot ... read..


Reform financial system to counter Covid: Commonwealth members
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Ministers and senior officials have called on the international community to reform the financial system and the ways it offers support to small states in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..


Jharkhand CM approves CBI probe into Rameshwar Murmu's murder
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 26, 2020 7:42:16 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday approved the proposal for a CBI investigation into the murder of a descendant of the martyr Siddho-Kanho, Rameshwar Murmu who was killed on June 12, Chief Minister's Office said. ... read..


Madurai police launches the FACETAGR app to scan faces, reduce crime
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | September 26, 2020 7:42:13 PM IST
To reduce robberies and other crimes, the Madurai city police has introduced the FACETAGR app, a technology-enabled web-based processor, which matches the facial features of a suspect with the data stored in a database. ... read..


Uttarakhand BJP issues show-cause notice to Lohaghat MLA Puran Singh Fartyal
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 26, 2020 7:42:11 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a show-cause notice to Lohaghat MLA Puran Singh Fartyal seeking a response in seven days over allegations of tarnishing the image of the state government and the party. ... read..


Delhi govt working on providing round-the-clock water supply
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the city government is working towards providing round-the-clock supply of water to the people, and also pressed on the need to improve both the management and accountability of water. ... read..


Another earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday even though the impact was felt only in Srinagar city and adjoining areas. ... read..


Health Ministry's eSanjeevani records 4 lakh doctor-to-patient teleconsultations
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 7:12:25 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry's eSanjeevani OPD tele-medicine platform has completed the landmark milestone of four lakh tele-consultations. The top-performing states, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh have registered 1,33,167 and 1,00,124 sessions, said the gover ... read..


Public representatives from Ladakh meet Amit Shah, G Kishan Reddy, Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 7:12:23 PM IST
Public representatives from Ladakh met Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Ministers G Kishan Reddy and Kiren Rijiju on Saturday. ... read..


Terrorist associate arrested, arms and ammunitions seized in Handwara
Handwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 26, 2020 7:12:13 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police along with 32 Rashtriya Rifles and 92 Battalion CRPF arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) associate and seized arms and ammunition from his possession during a search operation at the orchards of Mandigam Kralgund in Handwara on Satur ... read..


As CBI comes knocking, Kerala CPI-M turns jittery
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The ruling CPI-M in Kerala seems to be jittery for the first time since the arrival of the CBI to probe the irregularities in "Life Mission", the pet project of Chief Minister of Pinarayi Vijayan. ... read..


CBI files chargesheet against nine then police officials in Thoothukudi custodial death case
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | September 26, 2020 6:42:25 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against nine then police officials in a Madurai court in connection with the custodial death of a father-son duo in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district. ... read..


Kejriwal seeks meeting with Javadekar to discuss IARI technique to eliminate stubble burning
New Delhi | September 26, 2020 6:42:22 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar, seeking a meeting to discuss a solution to the problem of stubble burning developed by scientists of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) which uses ... read..


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