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22 Oct 2020, 8:10 PM

Joint Parliamentary Committee issues summons to Facebook officials on Friday on Personal Data Protection Bill

Joint Parliamentary Committee issues summons to Facebook officials to appear before it on Friday on Personal Data Protection Bill.

22 Oct 2020, 8:09 PM

Chandigarh reports 53 new COVID-19 cases taking the total number to 13,848.

22 Oct 2020, 7:51 PM

Delhi court issues bailable warrants against Kapil Mishra

A Delhi court has issued bailable warrants against BJP leader Kapil Mishra for not appearing before the court in a criminal defamation case filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Imran Hussain.

"Issue bailable warrants against the accused Kapil Mishra in sum of Rs 10,000 with one surety in the like amount through the DCP concerned for appearance," Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh stated.

22 Oct 2020, 7:46 PM

Manipur reports 345 new COVID-19 cases, taking total confirmed cases to 16,621

Manipur reports 345 new COVID-19 cases, taking total confirmed cases to 16,621 out of which 4,101 are active patients. Four new deaths reported taking toll to 127.

22 Oct 2020, 7:46 PM

Jammu and Kashmir records 584 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 90,166

Jammu and Kashmir records 584 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 90,166; 10 more fatalities take death toll to 1,412: Officials

22 Oct 2020, 7:21 PM

SRH win toss, choose to bat first against RR

IPL 13: SRH wins toss, opts to bowl first against RR

22 Oct 2020, 7:03 PM

Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Ropeway at Girnar on the occasion: Prime Minister's Office

22 Oct 2020, 6:19 PM

Andhra Pradesh records 3,620 new COVID-19 infections, 7,96,919 total cases

Andhra Pradesh records 3,620 new COVID-19 infections and 16 deaths. Total cases in the state increase to 7,96,919 out of which 32,257 are active patients.

22 Oct 2020, 6:18 PM

125 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, tally rises to 29,925

125 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, tally rises to 29,925; death toll reaches 331 with two more people succumbing to the disease: Official

22 Oct 2020, 5:35 PM

If we come to power, we'll definitely act on corruption done by present govt, says Tejashwi Yadav

If we come to power, we'll definitely act on corruption done by present govt. Rs 30,000 crores have been siphoned off from Bihar's coffers. CM Nitish Kumar didn't act as he is party to all this, that's why we call him Bhishma Pitamah of corruption: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD.

22 Oct 2020, 4:53 PM

Once COVID-19 vaccine is ready, it will be provided to all people of the state free of cost, says

Once COVID-19 vaccine is ready, it will be provided to all people of the state free of cost, announces Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami

22 Oct 2020, 4:49 PM

COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh rises to 6,790 with 35 more fatalities

COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh rises to 6,790 with 35 more fatalities; 2,402 fresh cases push infection tally to 4,63,858: Health bulletin

22 Oct 2020, 4:10 PM

They're deriding Biharis: Randeep Surjewala, Congress on BJP's vaccine poll promise

In migrant workers crisis, Bihar CM & Deputy CM said they won't let Biharis enter. PM said vaccine can't possibly be made before a year. 1000 Biharis died due to COVID. Do central ministers care? They're deriding Biharis: Randeep Surjewala, Congress on BJP's vaccine poll promise

22 Oct 2020, 4:09 PM

Rahul Gandhi takes jibe at Modi govt over free vaccine promise for Bihar polls

GOI just announced India’s Covid access strategy.

Kindly refer to the state-wise election schedule to know when will you get it, along with a hoard of false promises, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

22 Oct 2020, 3:51 PM

Railways to give bonus equivalent to 78 day wages to 11.58 lakh non-gazetted employees

In a piece of good news for Indian Railways employees, the Union Cabinet has granted bonus equivalent to 78 days wages for financial year 2019-20, the national transporter announced on Thursday.

In a statement, the Railway Ministry said, "About 11.58 lakh non-gazetted railway employees have been granted bonus equivalent to 78 days wages for FY 2019-20. This productivity linked bonus to railway employees has been estimated to be of Rs 2,081.68 crore."

The ministry said that the Union Cabinet in its meeting held on Wednesday accepted the proposal of the Ministry of Railways for payment of productivity linked bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages for the financial year 2019-2020 for all eligible non-gazetted railway employees (excluding RPF/RPSF personnel).

22 Oct 2020, 3:17 PM

Pak Parliamentary Panel approves bill to seek review of Kulbhushan Jadhav's conviction

Pak Parliamentary Panel approves bill to seek review of Kulbhushan Jadhav's conviction: Report, reports NDTV

22 Oct 2020, 3:15 PM

JD(U) releases its manifesto for Bihar Elections 2020

22 Oct 2020, 3:07 PM

Philippines reports 1,664 new Covid cases

Philippines on Thursday reported 1,664 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 363,888, health officials said.

The Philippines' health department said that 843 more patients have recovered on the same day, raising the total number of recoveries to 312,333, according to media reports.

The death toll has climbed to 6,783 in the country with 38 new fatalities.

The department said it has tested over 4.21 million people nationwide.

22 Oct 2020, 3:05 PM

Tokyo's Covid tally reaches 29,520 with 185 new cases

Tokyo reported 185 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total number of infections in the capital to 29,520.

According to the Tokyo metropolitan government's preliminary figures, the latest daily tally marks the third straight day when new cases have been in triple digits, Xinhua news agency reported.

The metropolitan government said of those newly infected, the majority were aged in 20s and 30s, although numbers in their 40s and 50s were also comparatively high.

22 Oct 2020, 2:37 PM

27 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 4,168

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,168 on Thursday as 27 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

Five new patients have travel history, while 22 fresh infections were detected during contact tracing, he said.

22 Oct 2020, 2:34 PM

3 killed as speeding car overturns in MP

hree members of a family were killed when their speeding car overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district on Thursday morning, a police official said.

The accident took place near Kalapahad village when the victims were on their way to Chhattarpur from Indore to take part in the post death rituals of an acquaintance.

Prima facie, the car overturned due to high speed near the village, located about 70 km from the district headquarters, Chanchoda police station in-charge Rakesh Gupta said.

22 Oct 2020, 2:34 PM

India successfully carries out final user trial of third-generation anti-tank guided missile Nag at Pokhran desert in Rajasthan: Officials

22 Oct 2020, 2:26 PM

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19. He is admitted at AIIMS Patna.

22 Oct 2020, 2:22 PM

Two newly recruited terrorists surrendered before Police and Army in Tujjar area of Sopore. More details awaited: Jammu and Kashmir Police

22 Oct 2020, 2:17 PM

Rupee rises 4 paise to settle at 73.54 (provisional) against US dollar

22 Oct 2020, 1:49 PM

We'll be going to SC against MP HC order that restricts political rallies in the state, says CM Shivraj S Chouhan

We'll be going to Supreme Court against the order of Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh HC that restricts political rallies in the state. Political rallies being held in Bihar every day,there can't be such contradicting legislation in one country: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj S Chouhan

22 Oct 2020, 1:49 PM

Overseas Indians, foreign nationals can visit India but not on tourist visa, says Centre

Overseas Indians, foreign nationals can visit India but not on tourist visa, says centre, easing visa rules amid pandemic

22 Oct 2020, 1:16 PM

Modi govt is benefitting its capitalist friends, says Rahul Gandhi

Constant blows on common people
Now inflation has crossed the limit

With black laws, Farmers have become helpless
their dignity and rights have been taken away.

Modi govt is sitting idle
Only benefitting its capitalist friends, tweeted Rahul Gandhi.

22 Oct 2020, 12:52 PM

We withdrew old orders to ensure CBI is not misused for political purposes: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

22 Oct 2020, 12:52 PM

Durga puja is epitome of pluralism and strength of entire India: PM Modi

22 Oct 2020, 12:43 PM

Women are symbol of Maa Durga; we are working towards empowerment of women through various policies and schemes: PM Modi

22 Oct 2020, 12:43 PM

I request all to maintain social distancing and wear mask during Durga puja celebration held amid COVID-19 pandemic: PM Modi

22 Oct 2020, 12:42 PM

Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounts to 2,76,094 with 1,913 new cases

Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounts to 2,76,094 with 1,913 new cases; 15 fresh fatalities push death toll to 1,196: Health official

22 Oct 2020, 12:24 PM

The number of people might be less but the grandeur and devotion are the same : PM Modi

22 Oct 2020, 12:24 PM

Government warns Twitter over location setting showing Leh in China

The government has warned Twitter over its location settings that showed Leh in China, asking the social media giant to “respect sensitivities, reports NDTV.

22 Oct 2020, 12:12 PM

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category

Delhi's pollution levels remained in the 'poor' category on Thursday morning with the Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 254, government agencies said.

22 Oct 2020, 11:07 AM

Maharashtra: 1101 new COVID-19 cases in Thane; tally reaches 203727

The COVID-19 tally in Thane has reached 2,03,727 after detection of 1,101 new cases in the Maharashtra district, an official said on Thursday.

22 Oct 2020, 11:00 AM

Be it floods or Corona, Nitish Kumar turned away from people of Bihar, says Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar govt has spent only 60% of the budget. Be it floods or Corona, Nitish Kumar turned away from people of Bihar. Now during election time, on what basis is he going amongst them & asking for votes. All he has done is get everyone beaten with a stick: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD Leader

22 Oct 2020, 10:46 AM

T'gana's first home minister Narasimha Reddy passes away

Telangana's former Home Minister and senior leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Nayani Narasimha Reddy passed away in the early hours of Thursday after a brief illness. He was 76.

22 Oct 2020, 10:45 AM

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP's manifesto

Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP's manifesto for Bihar Polls, in Patna.

22 Oct 2020, 9:46 AM

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on lack of US aid plan

Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday as investors watched Washington for signs of whether political leaders can agree on an economic aid plan in the two weeks before the November 3 presidential election.

22 Oct 2020, 9:45 AM

Vistara to operate more flights from Delhi, Mumbai to Goa to cater to rising demand

Vistara will operate more flights to Goa from Delhi and Mumbai from Sunday as there has been a "positive response and demand" on these sectors, said a senior airline official on Wednesday.

22 Oct 2020, 9:45 AM

Jharkhand reports 647 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 98,061 on Thursday as 647 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

22 Oct 2020, 9:43 AM

With 55,838 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases surge to 77,06,946

With 55,838 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases surge to 77,06,946. With 702 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,16,616. Total active cases are 7,15,812 after a decrease of 24,278 in last 24 hrs Total cured cases are 68,74,518 with 79,415 new discharges in last 24 hrs

22 Oct 2020, 9:28 AM

Sensex opens at 40,531.31; down by 176 points

22 Oct 2020, 9:28 AM

Total 9,86,70,363 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 21st October

Total 9,86,70,363 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 21st October. Of these, 14,69,984 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research

22 Oct 2020, 9:27 AM

Heavy rain causes landslide in Indonesia, killing 11 miners

Intense rains caused a landslide at a coal mine on Indonesia's Sumatra island that killed 11 miners, authorities said Thursday.

22 Oct 2020, 9:26 AM

AAP volunteers detained for protest near Goa CM's house

Goa Police detained volunteers of the Aam Aadmi Party who staged a protest near Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's residence while alleging that his government was trying to convert the coastal state into a coal hub.

22 Oct 2020, 9:26 AM

Chhattisgarh CM gives nod to set up new steel plants in Bastar

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has given his consent for setting up of new steel plants in the state's tribal-dominated Bastar region.

22 Oct 2020, 8:36 AM

Brazilian volunteer in Oxford COVID vaccine trial dies

A Brazilian who participated in the clinical trial of an experimental coronavirus vaccine has died, officials said Wednesday.

Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency, which is overseeing multiple vaccine trials in a country suffering one of the world's worst outbreaks, said the individual volunteered to receive the vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and produced by AstraZeneca.

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