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Oct 13, 2021 10:48 PM IST
Puducherry declares holiday for schools on October 15-16 on occasion of Vijayadasami
Government of Puducherry has declared holidays on October 15 and 16 for govt, govt-aided and private schools on account of Vijayadasami in the union territory and Karaikal regions.
Oct 13, 2021 10:25 PM IST
Air India Unions place 6 demands before Centre amid Tata takeover
Air India Unions in a joint letter to Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation raise concerns about cash, leave, medical benefits, accommodation of employees and arrears. One of the six parameters included that the employees should be allowed to stay in airline flats till monetization or at least for a year as Tatas are giving a one-year employment guarantee.
Oct 13, 2021 09:47 PM IST
Israel foreign minister says country 'reserves right' to use force on Iran, reports AFP
Israeli foreign minister Yair Lapid, with US secretary of state Antony Blinken at his side, said that his country "reserves right" to use force on Iran, reports AFP.
Oct 13, 2021 09:38 PM IST
POSOCO reports power outage due to low coal stocks reduced to 6GW on Oct 13 from 11GW on Oct 12
Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has reported that the total capacity of units under outage due to low coal stocks has reduced to 6 GW on October 13 from 11 GW a day earlier, reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 09:19 PM IST
MP BJP leaders ask Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi to visit Rajasthan for atrocities committed against Dalits
Madhya Pradesh BJP leaders sent air tickets to Congress' Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi and asked them to visit Rajasthan, where atrocities against Dalits have allegedly been committed, reports PTI.
Oct 13, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Over 3.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered today, cumulative coverage crosses 967.8-million mark
More than 3.2 million (3,236,997 doses) Covid-19 vaccine doses were administered in India until 7pm today and the cumulative number of doses administered so far crossed the 967-million mark (967,808,545 doses), reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Manmohan Singh's condition stable admitted for evaluation of fever: AIIMS officials
Former PM Manmohan Singh's condition is stable and he was admitted in AIIMS for evaluation of fever, reports ANI citing hospital officials.
Oct 13, 2021 07:58 PM IST
Uttarakhand to give compensation of ₹50,000 to families of Covid victims
Uttarakhand state government would provide a compensation of ₹50,000 to the families of those who lost their lives to Covid-19, reports ANI citing CM Pushkar Singh Dhami's office.
Oct 13, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Over 2,200 new Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, Mumbai adds 477 to state's daily tally
With 2,219 new Covid-19 cases and 49 deaths, Maharashtra's cases tally reached 6,583,896 and the death toll climbed to 139,670.
Also, 477 new cases pushed Mumbai's tally to 749,936 and with three more fatalities, the death toll rose to 16,167.
Oct 13, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS, Delhi, reports ANI
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Kerala reports 11,079 new Covid-19 cases, 123 deaths
Kerala reported 11,079 new Covid-19 cases and 123 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active caseload stands at 97,630, reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Court adjourns Aryan Khan's bail application hearing, further arguments tomorrow
The special NDPS Court hearing Aryan Khan's bail application has adjourned the hearing to tomorrow for further arguments.
Oct 13, 2021 05:34 PM IST
President Kovind to visit Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh on October 14, 15
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir on October 14 and 15, reports ANI citing the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The President is scheduled to perform perform Sindhu Darshan puja at Sindhu Ghat, Leh and also interact with troops at Udhampur on October 14 and on the next day, he will pay tributes at the Kargil War Memorial in Drass.
Oct 13, 2021 04:52 PM IST
Union coal minister says daily coal supply target exceeded today, assures of no shortage
Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi said two million tonnes of coal were supplied today while the power ministry had asked for 1.9 million tonnes per day, reports ANI.
“I can assure that there'll be no shortage of coal for electricity production,” Joshi said.
Oct 13, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Colleges to reopen in Maharashtra from October 20, says minister
Colleges in Maharashtra will reopen from October 20, said Uday Samant, higher and technical education minister. The minister also said that the students must be fully vaccinated and if not, universities and colleges must discuss with local administration to set up vaccination camps.
Also, online classes should be continued for those students who are unable to attend physical classes.
Oct 13, 2021 04:16 PM IST
Maharashtra announced ₹10,000 crore package for farmers affected by floods
The Maharashtra cabinet announced a package of ₹10,000 crore for farmers affected due to heavy rains and floods. An amount of ₹10,000 per hectare assistance would be given for agriculture while ₹15,000/hectare for horticulture and ₹25,000/hectare for perennial crops would be given, reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Centre reciprocates after UK drops 10-day quarantine for vaccinated Indians, withdraws Oct 1 travel guidelines
The Centre has withdrawn the revised guidelines issued on October 1 for UK nationals arriving in India and has reverted back to the previous guidelines issued on Februar 17.
Oct 13, 2021 02:56 PM IST
J&K Police say top terrorist commander killed in Tral encounter
The Jammu and Kashmir police said that a top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander Sham Sofi was killed in Tral Encounter.
Oct 13, 2021 02:50 PM IST
'Minister Ajay Mishra should resign, MVA's Maharashtra bandh was successful': Pawar
Sharad Pawar said that minister of state Ajay Mishra should resign taking responsibility for the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, in which farmers were dead.
Further, the Maharashtra bandh (shutdown) called by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra on Monday was successful, he added.
“I received telephones from Uttar Pradesh to express gratitude for the support Maharashtra extended towards the farmers and their families in UP,” Pawar said.
Oct 13, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Centre misusing agencies like CBI, ED, NCB, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar
Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar said that the Union government was “misusing” agencies such as the CBI, Income Tax, ED, NCB for political purposes, reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 02:14 PM IST
J&K Police say encounter started in Tral area, Awantipora; More details to follow
The Jammu and Kashmir police said that an encounter has started at Tilwani Mohalla in Tral area of Awantipora.
“Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” reports ANI citing the police.
Oct 13, 2021 01:59 PM IST
SOPs for Covid-19 protocols for Chhath Puja celebrations will remain same as for other festivals
SOPs for Covid-19 protocols for Chhath Puja celebrations will remain the same as SOPs for all other festivals: Governmentsources, reports ANI.
Oct 13, 2021 01:49 PM IST
Maharashtra govt moves HC against CBI summons to chief secy, DGP in Anil Deshmukh case
The Maharashtra government has moved the Bombay High Court, challenging the recent summons issued by the CBI to state Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte and Director General of Police Sanjay Pandey in connection with the FIR registered by the central agency against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.
Oct 13, 2021 01:33 PM IST
Mumbai cruise raid: NCB hands over reply opposing bail plea of Aryan Khan, others
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has handed over copies of their reply to the lawyers concerned on bail applications of Aryan Khan and others in connection with drug seizure on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast.
Oct 13, 2021 01:19 PM IST
Death toll from tropical storm in Philippines rises to 13, 9 missing
The death toll from the severe tropical storm Kompasu has risen to 13 and that nine people are missing, the Philippine government said Wednesday.
Oct 13, 2021 12:54 PM IST
New Pragati Maidan to host G-20 summit in 2023: Piyush Goyal
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the new Pragati Maidan will host the G-20 summit in 2023.
Oct 13, 2021 12:24 PM IST
Court sentences husband Sooraj to double life term in Kerala snake bite murder case
Kerala snake bite murder case: Court sentences husband Sooraj to double life term, spares death sentence.
Oct 13, 2021 12:20 PM IST
NIA conducts raids at 2 places in J-K's Srinagar
NIA on Wednesday conducted raids at 2 places in J&K's Srinagar in connection with a new case against Pakistan-based LeT's offshoot, The Resistance Front (TRF). It's in continuation of the anti-terror agency's 1st search op conducted at 16 places in J&K on Tuesday against TRF: NIA.
Oct 13, 2021 11:52 AM IST
Congress leaders meet President Ram Nath Kovind to demand sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra
Congress leaders meet President Ram Nath Kovind to demand sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra over Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Oct 13, 2021 11:22 AM IST
PM Modi reviews model of new exhibition complex at Pragati Maidan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the model of the new exhibition complex at Pragati Maidan today. He is unveiling Mega Gatishakti Master Plan today.
Oct 13, 2021 10:44 AM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri violence 'absolutely condemnable': Sitharaman
The Lakhimpur Kheri violence, in which four farmers were killed, is “absolutely condemnable,” Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, emphasising that there are issues of such nature happening in other parts of India equally which should be raised "when they happen and not when it suits others" because there is a BJP government in Uttar Pradesh.
Oct 13, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Rupee rises 26 paise to 75.26
Rupee rises 26 paise to 75.26 against US dollar in early trade.
Oct 13, 2021 09:57 AM IST
Five killed by militants in Manipur's Kangpokpi
As many as five people have been killed by militants in Manipur's B Gamnom village in Kangpokpi district after they opened fire at a crowd on Tuesday, said Inspector General of Police (IGP) Lunseih Kipgen.
Oct 13, 2021 09:38 AM IST
Sensex rallies 200 points to open session at 60,505
Sensex rallies 200 points to open session at 60,505; Nifty above 18,000.
Oct 13, 2021 09:15 AM IST
India reports 15,823 new Covid-19 cases, 226 deaths in last 24 hours
India recorded 15,823 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 34,001,743, while the death toll climbed to 451,189 with 226 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday.
Oct 13, 2021 08:52 AM IST
13,25,399 samples were tested yesterday: ICMR
58,63,63,442 samples tested for Covid-19 up to October 12. Of these, 13,25,399 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Oct 13, 2021 08:17 AM IST
20 motorcycles gutted in fire in Mumbai's Kurla
A massive fire broke out among around 20 motorcycles parked at a residential society in Mumbai's Nehru Nagar, Kurla on Wednesday morning.
Oct 13, 2021 07:50 AM IST
Drugs case: Aryan Khan's bail plea to be heard by special NDPS court today
A special court, hearing matters related to the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, will hear the bail petition of actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan and others on Wednesday.
Oct 13, 2021 07:36 AM IST
US to open border with Canada starting in early November
The United States will open its border with Canada to vaccinated Canadians starting in early November, the Buffalo News reported on Tuesday.
Oct 13, 2021 07:11 AM IST
Panama approves Pfizer Covid-19 booster for high-risk people
Panama has approved a booster dose of Pfizer Inc's Covid-19 vaccine for high-risk people, including healthcare workers, bedridden patients, nursing home residents and people over 55, health officials said on Tuesday.
Oct 13, 2021 06:14 AM IST
3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis
Two US Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said.
Oct 13, 2021 05:43 AM IST
Mumbai airport's Terminal 1 to open from today
Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) will resume operations from T-1 from Wednesday.
Oct 13, 2021 05:20 AM IST
PM Modi to launch GatiShakti master plan for modal connectivity today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch PM GatiShakti-National Master Plan on Wednesday for multi-modal connectivity.
Oct 13, 2021 05:02 AM IST
California wildfires destroy mobile homes; 1 man burned
Destructive California wildfires driven by intense winds caused damage at two mobile home parks, destroying some trailers, and one person suffered burns, officials said.