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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Maradu flat: SC issues show-cause notice to Kerala govt over non-compliance of order
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 7:12:19 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a show-cause notice to the Kerala government and sought its detailed response in four weeks in connection with a contempt case against it over the compliance of its 2019 order for paying Rs 25 lakh each compensation to t ... read..


Top Lashkar commander, main recruiter of youth, killed in Samboora gunfight: DGP Dilbagh Singh
Samboora (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 7:12:18 PM IST
One of the longest surviving terrorist commanders of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit and his close aide were killed in an encounter with security forces here on Sunday night, said Director General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir Dilbagh Singh. ... read..


APMCs not shut, but sell produce wherever you get fair price: Yediyurappa to farmers
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 7:12:16 PM IST
Invoking his lineage to a farmer's family, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday requested the protesting farmers to wait for another six months to a year and see how the new Farm Acts help them in long run. ... read..


Kerala flyover's demolition begins; to be rebuilt in 9 months
Kochi | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Authorities on Monday began the demolition of the Palarivattom flyover and maintained that a new structure would be ready in nine months. ... read..


Not to ask RBI to annul AGM decisions: LVB promoter Pradeep
Chennai | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The voting out of seven Directors, including a promoter does not mean there is a major split within the promoter group of Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), said K.R.Pradeep one of the promoters. ... read..


Cong doing drama on the name of farmers: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar on Monday attacked the Congress after the Youth Congress workers burnt a tractor near India Gate in protest against the farm laws. ... read..


SC seeks UPSC response for not postponing exams scheduled on Oct 4
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the UPSC as to why the Civil Services (Preliminary) examinations, scheduled on October 4, should not be postponed in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic and heavy rain and floods in several parts of the c ... read..


2K families affected by Krishna river flood in AP's Vijayawada
Vijayawada | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Even as the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada has been in spate since Sunday afternoon in the wake of a downpour, officials monitoring the situation said on Monday that around 2,000 families living in the catchment area were affected by floodwa ... read..


'Viruses a crown of thorns borne for centuries' (Book Review)
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
It began as "panspermia", a hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, that was coined by the 5th century BC Greek polymath Anaxagorus. He theorised that the first contaminants - as also other organisms - made their appearance via meteors that h ... read..


Punjab Youth Cong workers set tractor ablaze near India Gate, 5 detained (Ld)
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
A day after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the Agriculture Bills and made them laws, the Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday set ablaze a tractor in the high security India Gate area to protest against the contentious legislation. The Delhi Police d ... read..


BJP govt harmful to farmers: Congress protest against new Farm Acts in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 6:42:28 PM IST
Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led governments at the Centre and the state will not be able to suppress the farmers, the Karnataka Congress held a massive protest during a bandh called against the three new Farm Acts, in Bengaluru on Mond ... read..


INTUC, Left parties protest against farm laws, land reform ordinances in Karnataka
Hubli (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 6:42:25 PM IST
Indian National Trade Union Congress and Left parties staged a protest at Chennamma Circle in Hubli, Karnataka, on Monday against the Central as well as state government, for the passage of farm sector reform laws, land reform ordinances, amendments to AP ... read..


Jindal School of Banking & Finance sets up international advisory board
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
A high-profile international advisory board of the Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF) at O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been constituted. ... read..


Mamata slams Centre on 'lack of transparency in providing data'
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised the Centre for what she called "lack of transparency in providing data to the citizens". ... read..


Vidyamandir Classes launches (VIQ), it's biggest admission and scholarship test of the year
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Vidyamandir Classes, one of the leading institutes of the test ... read..


Youth injured at Anantnag encounter site succumbs (Lead)
Srinagar | Monday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
One person injured in a late explosion at an encounter site in South Kashmir's Anantnag district three days back, has succumbed to his injuries, officials said on Monday. ... read..


SC refuses to entertain plea against TRAI's new directives on commercial SMSes
General News | September 28, 2020 6:12:17 PM IST
New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition filed against a new directive of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) related to commercial SMSes and calls. ... read..


Vaishno Devi: Book puja online, get prasad delivered at doorsteps
Jammu and Kashmir | September 28, 2020 6:12:15 PM IST
Unable to visit Vaishno Devi this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic? ... read..


J-K govt to amend rules for ease in issue of domicile certificate
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 6:12:14 PM IST
The government of Jammu and Kashmir has agreed in principle to amend rules for ease in issue of domicile certificate, Union Northeast Development Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday after a discussion with Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Chief Secr ... read..


Punjab CM launches stir against farm laws at Bhagat Singh's village
Chandigarh | Monday, 2020 5:45:15 PM IST
Punjab Congress leaders, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on Monday launched a sit-in agitation against the contentious agricultural laws at Khatkar Kalan in Nawanshahr, the birthplace of Bhagat Singh. ... read..


Video of Bhopal officer thrashing wife goes viral
Bhopal | Monday, 2020 5:45:15 PM IST
A video of a senior IPS officer in Bhopal beating his wife has gone viral. ... read..


Youth injured at encounter site succumbs
Srinagar | Monday, 2020 5:45:15 PM IST
One person injured after an unexploded shell went off at an encounter site at Sirhama in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday has succumbed to his injuries, officials said on Monday. ... read..


Time has come to say thank you INS Viraat: Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya
By Amit Kumar

Alang (Gujarat) | September 28, 2020 5:42:36 PM IST
Union Shipping Minister Mansukh L Mandaviya on Monday bid final farewell to India's first aircraft carrier INS Viraat as he announced here: "Time has come to say thank you INS Viraat." ... read..


Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K's Rajouri
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 5:42:30 PM IST
Pakistan on Monday initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


BJYM president Tejasvi Surya condemns, questions IYC unruly protest, setting tractor on fire
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 5:42:25 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) national president Tejasvi Surya has condemned and questioned the unruly behaviour of members of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) who set a tractor on fire on Monday. ... read..


Contributions of COVID-19 warriors unprecedented in history: CM Chouhan
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 5:42:22 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday hailed the contributions made by COVID-19 warriors in the fight against the pandemic, saying that their role is unprecedented in the history of humanity. ... read..


South-west monsoon starts withdrawing; dry weather over north-west India, rainfall in south: IMD
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 5:42:19 PM IST
Withdrawal of South-west monsoon from parts of west Rajasthan and Punjab will likely result in dry weather over most parts of north-west India during the next five days, while there would be scattered to fairly widespread rainfall over the southern penins ... read..


Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury urges West Bengal governor to withdraw, repeal agri laws
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 5:42:17 PM IST
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday wrote a letter to West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, urging him to intervene and ensure that "Three Black Laws" withdrawn and repealed forthwith. ... read..


LeT commander among two terrorists gunned down in Samboora: J-K DGP
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 5:42:16 PM IST
Two terrorists were neutralised in a joint operation carried out on Sunday night by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Jammu and Kashmir Police and Indian Army in Samboora, Awantipora of Pulwama, said Dilbag Singh, Director General of Police (DGP) of Ja ... read..


Manali paraglider pilot who took Modi to skies flying high
Manali | Monday, 2020 5:15:14 PM IST
Twenty-seven years after he took Narendra Modi to the skies, the pilot of a paraglider is flying high over the Prime Minister's visit to this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh on October 3. ... read..


Now politics begins over Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura
Lucknow | Monday, 2020 5:15:14 PM IST
Two days after a civil suit was filed in a Mathura court, seeking ownership of the entire 13.37 acres of Krishna Janambhoomi land in the temple town and removal of the Shahi Idgah Masjid, politics has begun in right earnest on the issue. ... read..


JIMEX-2020: Indian Navy, JMSDF ships undertake weapon drills, seamanship evolutions, advanced exercises
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 5:12:21 PM IST
Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships undertook weapon drills, seamanship evolutions and advanced exercises on the second day of the fourth edition of India-Japan maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX between Indian Navy and JMSDF ... read..


Maharashtra bans sale of loose cigarettes, beedis as they don't have health warnings
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 28, 2020 5:12:18 PM IST
A complete ban on the sale of loose cigarettes and beedis has been imposed by the Maharashtra Public Health department owing to the lack of health warnings on individual items outside the box. ... read..


Congress MP TN Prathapan approaches SC against recently passed farm law
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 5:12:12 PM IST
Congress MP TN Prathapan on Monday approached the Supreme Court against the Farmers' (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, which recently received the assent of the President. ... read..


Punjab Youth Cong workers set tractor ablaze near India Gate
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
A day after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the Agriculture Bill's and made them laws, the Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday set ablaze a tractor in the high security India Gate area to protest against the contentious legislation. ... read..


K'taka Bandh evokes good response in early hours
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
A day-long Karnataka Bandh (state wide shutdown) called by several farmers, Dalits and pro-Kannada organisations against the passage of agriculture related Bills in Parliament on Monday saw protesters engaged in efforts to make it a success across the sta ... read..


Man drowns, two others rescued from Shipra river
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 4:42:22 PM IST
A man drowned, while two others, including a three-year-old girl, were rescued after their bike fell into Shipra river in Semalia-Chow village of Indore district on Sunday evening, Madhya Pradesh police said. Efforts to search for another person are on. ... read..


After bumper crop, Udhampur walnut farmers seek govt help in selling produce
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 4:42:19 PM IST
After getting a bumper crop of walnuts in Udhampur's Panchari area, farmers now seek help from the Jammu and Kashmir administration in marketing the produce which has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Rajnath Singh releases New Defence Acquisition Procedure
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 4:42:16 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday released the New Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) at the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting at South Block here. ... read..


Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K's Kupwara district
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 4:42:14 PM IST
Pakistan on Monday initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhhal Sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. ... read..


Raj violence: RAF deployed after 2 die in police firing
Jaipur | Monday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
The Rajasthan Police on Monday confirmed that two persons have died and another two were injured in police firing used to control violence that rocked Dungarpur in the last four days. ... read..


Man surrenders in UP with 'Don't Shoot Me' placard
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
A man walked into a Uttar Pradesh police station wearing a placard around his neck that said: "I feel afraid of Sambhal police. I confess my mistakes. I am surrendering. Please do not shoot me." ... read..


Uyghur Muslims denied fasting during Ramzan by Chinese regime: Isa
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
President of the World Uyghur Congress, Dolkan Isa, who is in exile in Germany has said that the Muslim population of China are not even allowed fasting in the holy month of Ramzan and are "forcefully fed through community kitchens". ... read..


'Balika Vadhu' serial director sells veggies in UP's Azamgarh
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
He is just another face in the crowd but when he talks about his background, one realises what time and circumstances have done to this man. ... read..


Rallies, contact programmes, hoardings debunking Opposition propaganda on BJP's strategy to usher in 'historic farm laws'
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 28, 2020 4:12:24 PM IST
To debunk the Opposition "propaganda" on the farm laws, Bharatiya Janata Party has directed its leadership to organise public rallies in every village to discuss agriculture sector reforms. ... read..


Study finds busy pictures hinder reading ability in children
Washington | September 28, 2020 4:12:18 PM IST
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found that an overly busy page with extraneous images can draw the reader's attention away from the text, resulting in a lower understanding of content. ... read..


Teen mauled to death by leopard in UP
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
A 13-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard near the Dudhwa forest range in Dhaurahra area of Lakhimpur Kheri district. ... read..


Bandit sisters' gang held in UP
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Three sisters have been arrested in Moradabad for looting women passengers during shared trips on public transport vehicles, especially three-wheelers. ... read..


Police recovers arms and ammunition in Samboora encounter
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 28, 2020 3:42:28 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday recovered arms and ammunition during a search operation in Samboora, Awantipora of Pulwama. ... read..


Karnataka: Cong, JD(S), SDPI workers detained after farm laws protest
Kodagu (Karnataka) | September 28, 2020 3:42:25 PM IST
Workers of Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) were detained in Kodagu on Monday after they protested against the agriculture sector reform laws. ... read..


MP CM attends felicitation ceremony of corona warriors in Bhopal
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 28, 2020 3:42:22 PM IST
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan joined the felicitation ceremony for corona warriors held in Bhopal today. ... read..


Delhi HC asks prison authorities whether they have sufficient number of isolation wards
New Delhi | September 28, 2020 3:42:21 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the prison authorities whether they have a sufficient number of isolation wards to accommodate all the prisoners, who may surrender if the interim orders extending the bails are revoked. ... read..


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