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Incessant rain forced the India vs South Africa T-20 match to be called off without a ball being bowled on Sunday

A view of the pitch at Dharamsala cricket stadium covered with plastic sheets during rains ahead of the first T20I match between India and South Africa on Sep 15, 2019. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
A view of the pitch at Dharamsala cricket stadium covered with plastic sheets during rains ahead of the first T20I match between India and South Africa on Sep 15, 2019. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

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15 Sep 2019, 8:13 PM

First India vs South Africa T-20 match called off

The first India versus South Africa T-20 International match at Dharamshala has been called off due to rain.

15 Sep 2019, 6:38 PM

NRC will be done in Haryana too: CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) like exrecise will also be undertaken in Haryana.

State Assembly elections are scheduled to be held next month.

Assam’s NRC list published on August 31 this year has excluded over 19 lakh people, whose citizenship rights hang in balance now. This include former legislators, armed forces personnel and other prominent people.

The government is also constructing new detention camps in the state to house those who fail to prove their Indian citizenship.

15 Sep 2019, 5:57 PM

Three naxals killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Three naxals have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

15 Sep 2019, 5:27 PM

11 people dead in Andhra boat accident, 23 rescued

Rescue teams have found 11 bodies of those who were onboard the tourist boat that sank in the Godavari river in Devipatnam in East Godavari district. A total of 61 people were on the boat, of whom 23 have been rescued.

The death toll is feared to rise. Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) and NDRF are undertaking the rescue work.

Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has ordered stopping of all boating services in the region and asked ministers to rush to the spot and oversee rescue operation.

15 Sep 2019, 4:29 PM

Kota flooded as Chambal river overflows

Low-lying areas of Kota in Rajasthan are flooded as Chambal river is overflowing due to heavy rainfall in the region

15 Sep 2019, 3:02 PM

Army in a secluded place destroyed 120 mm live mortar shell in Poonch

Poonch: Army in a secluded place destroyed 120 mm live mortar shell which was found in proximity of houses in Balakote village in Mendhar Sub-Division on September 14. No loss of life or property reported.

15 Sep 2019, 2:51 PM

Tourist boat capsizes in Godavari river in Devipatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Tourist boat capsizes in Godavari river in Devipatnam, East Godavari district. 61 people were on-board at the time of incident, no casualties reported so far. Two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams of 30 members each, sent for rescue operations.

15 Sep 2019, 2:45 PM

Prayagraj: One dead, two injured after a blast at a residential place

Prayagraj: One dead and two injured after a blast occurred at a residential place in Korav. The residence belonged to a person involved in production of firecrackers, who had allegedly kept explosive materials at his home.

15 Sep 2019, 1:21 PM

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP Minister Santosh Gangwar on the lack of jobs

Priyanka Gandhi tweets back at Santosh Gangwar’s comment, “You have been in power for 5 years. You haven't been able to generate jobs, and the existing jobs have beentaken away due to the economic slowdown. The Youth is waiting for you to do at least something good. You are insulting the North-Indians and expecting to get away with it; which will not do.”

15 Sep 2019, 12:48 PM

Ministry of External Affairs talks about ceasefire violations by Pakistan

Highlighted our concerns at unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan, including in support of cross border terrorist infiltration & targeting of Indian civilians & border posts. This year, they resorted to over 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations in which 21 Indians died. We've repeatedly called upon Pakistan to ask its forces to adhere to 2003 ceasefire understanding & maintain peace & tranquility along LoC &international border. Indian forces exercise maximum restraint & respond to unprovoked violations & attempts at cross border terrorist infiltration

15 Sep 2019, 12:33 PM

No "Seat Belt", auto-rickshaw driver fined Rs. 1,000 In Bihar

As the driver was poor, the police said the lowest amount of challan was imposed on him. Now, driving an auto-rickshaw without a seat-belt could also end up costing the driver a 1,000 bucks, even though the vehicle does not come with a seat belt installed, reports NDTV.

15 Sep 2019, 12:22 PM

Pakistan could lose conventional war with India: Imran Khan

15 Sep 2019, 11:49 AM

Tamil Nadu: Chennai Corporation officials remove hoardings

Tamil Nadu: Chennai Corporation officials remove hoardings & flex banners in Chennai; visuals from Nerkundram. A 23-year-old girl had died in Chennai on 12 Sept, after AIADMK banner fell on her.

15 Sep 2019, 11:47 AM

Sharad Pawar: Ruling class here is spreading false things for political benefits

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar: People here say Pakistanis are facing injustice&are unhappy but it is not true. Such statements are being said only for political gains without understanding actual situation in Pak. Ruling class here is spreading false things for political benefits

15 Sep 2019, 10:21 AM

UN Secretary General António Guterres says, "I urge all Govts to respect the right to active, substantive & meaningful participation"

As we mark Democracy Day, I urge all Govts to respect the right to active, substantive & meaningful participation: UN Secretary-General António Guterres

15 Sep 2019, 10:10 AM

Delhi gets about 1.8mm rain, relief from sultry weather

Rains lashed some parts of the city on Sunday morning, providing much-needed relief to the people from the sultry weather.

The city received 1.8 mm rain on Sunday morning, said a MeT department official.

15 Sep 2019, 9:58 AM

Maharashtra: Two Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

Two naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Gadchiroli's Gyarapatti village.

15 Sep 2019, 9:18 AM

Drone attack on 2 factories suspends oil production: Aramco

The predawn blasts on facilities of the state-run oil giant Aramco marked one of the most devastating strikes into Saudi territory claimed by the Iranian-allied Houthis.

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