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Sep 28, 2021 11:09 PM IST
Several Rajasthan govt officers, teachers, police personnel suspended over REET cheating scandal
The Rajasthan government has suspended one RAS and two RPS officers, along with 13 government teachers and three police personnel, on suspicion of their role in the REET 2021 cheating scandal, ANI reported quoting the state education department.
Sep 28, 2021 10:40 PM IST
Sidhu's resignation not accepted: Cong MLA Bawa Henry
Congress MLA Bawa Henry told news agency ANI on Tuesday that Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as the party's Punjab president has not been accepted, and the matter will be resolved soon. “There are 3-4 issues, they are being discussed in the party forum, high command will resolve them,” he added.
Sep 28, 2021 10:08 PM IST
60 students of Bengaluru boarding school tested Covid positive
As many as 60 students from a boarding school in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, ANI reported by quoting J Manjunath, DC Bengaluru Urban District.
Sep 28, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Deputy commandant of Jaguar unit of Jharkhand Police passes away
The deputy commandant of Jaguar unit of Jharkhand Police, Rajesh Kumar, who sustained injuries during an encounter in Latehar, succumbed to his injuries, ANI reported quoting the state police on Tuesday.
Sep 28, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Ban on bursting, sale of firecrackers in Delhi till Jan 1, 2022
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee on Tuesday imposed a complete ban on bursting and sale of all kinds of firecrackers till January 1, 2022, ANI reported.
Sep 28, 2021 09:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu to reopen schools for classes 1 to 8 from November 1
Tamil Nadu government has decided to allow reopening of schools for classes 1 to 8 from November 1.
Sep 28, 2021 08:44 PM IST
Gautam Seth resigns as Gen Secy (in-charge training) of Punjab Cong after Navjot Sidhu's exit
Gautam Seth resigns as the general secretary (in-charge training) of Punjab Congress following the resignation of party's state chief Navjot Singh Sidhu earlier in the day, ANI reported.
Sep 28, 2021 07:29 PM IST
Yoginder Dhingra resigns as General Secy of Punjab Cong in solidarity with Sidhu who resigned as the state party chief, reports ANI
Yoginder Dhingra on Tuesday resigned as the general secretary of Punjab Congress "in solidarity with Navjot Singh Sidhu" who resigned as the state party president hours before, ANI reported.
Sep 28, 2021 07:14 PM IST
350-page charge sheet filed in Mumbai's Sakinaka rape and murder case: Police
Mumbai Police has filed an around 350-page charge sheet in the Sakinaka rape and murder case, ANI reported. Earlier, a man was held for the alleged rape of a 30-year-old women, who was also assaulted with an iron rod inserted in her private parts. The victim had later died during the treatment in Mumbai.
Sep 28, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Punjab cabinet minister Razia Sultana resigns after Sidhu's exit
Punjab cabinet minister Razia Sultana resigned on Tuesday in solidarity with Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as the president of Punjab Congress chief hours before. Sultana took oath as a minister two days before.
Sep 28, 2021 05:39 PM IST
International commercial flight services suspended till Oct 31
The office of Director General of the Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday announced that scheduled international commercial flight services suspension has been further extended till October 31, 2021.
Sep 28, 2021 05:35 PM IST
‘Not meeting any politician in Delhi’: Amarinder Singh
After reaching Delhi, former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said that he is “not going to meet any politician” in the city. “I am here to vacate Kapurthala House, the residence of Punjab CM in New Delhi,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.
Sep 28, 2021 05:26 PM IST
Home ministry issues Covid guidelines; asks states to follow 5-fold strategy ahead of festive season
The Union home ministry on Tuesday issued fresh Covid-19 guidelines for the upcoming festival season, asking states and Union territories (UTs) to follow five-fold strategy and enforce compliance.
Sep 28, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani join Congress in presence of Rahul Gandhi
Kanhaiya Kumar, and Jignesh Mevani join Congress in presence of Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Tuesday. Gandhi has called a special press conference in the national capital.
Sep 28, 2021 04:48 PM IST
Former Goa CM Faleiro to join TMC in Kolkata on Sept 29, reports ANI
Former chief minister of Goa, Luizinho Faleiro, who resigned from Congress on yesterday will join Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Kolkata tomorrow, news agency ANI reported.
Sep 28, 2021 04:38 PM IST
‘He’s not upset with me': Channi after Sidhu's exit as state Cong chief
Soon after Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as the Punjab Congress president, chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that whatever was the matter behind the former's resignation “will be settled if he (Sidhu) is upset.” However, Channi quickly noted that Sidhu is “not upset with me.”
Sep 28, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Punjab Cong treasurer Gulzar Inder Singh Chahal also resigned
Punjab Congress treasurer Gulzar Inder Singh Chahal, who is also Navjot Singh Sidhu's protege, has resigned from his post. This development comes soon after Sindhu's resignation as the Punjab Congress chief.
Sep 28, 2021 04:28 PM IST
‘Living proof of maxim’: Television producer Nikhil Alva on Punjab Congress crisis
Following the resignation of Navjot Singh Singh as Punjab Congress chief and former CM Captain Amarinder Singh's Delhi visit, television producer Nikhil Alva said on Tuesday that the Punjab Congress is “living proof of the maxim that reality is stranger than fiction.”
Sep 28, 2021 04:14 PM IST
‘Could not bear to see a Dalit’: AAP claims Sidhu's resignation is due to Channi becoming Punjab CM
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged that Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as the Punjab Congress president because he "could not bear" that a Dalit has been made the state's chief minister - referring to Charanjit Singh Channi's recent appointment to the top spot in the state cabinet.
Sep 28, 2021 03:55 PM IST
UP allows holding of wedding ceremonies, other events at open spaces
The Uttar Pradesh government's home department on Tuesday announced that it will allow holding wedding ceremonies and other events at open spaces, with the number of people in attendance to depend on the area. Till now, the cap at weddings and such events was 100 persons.
Sep 28, 2021 03:35 PM IST
‘Told you so…he is not a stable man': Capt takes indirect jibe at Sindhu after latter's resignation as Punjab Cong chief
Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday took to Twitter to indirectly comment on what looked like Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as the president of Punjab Congress. “I told you so…he is not a stable man and not fit for the border state of punjab,” Singh tweeted without naming or tagging anyone in the post.
Sep 28, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief
Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as the president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC). In his letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Sidhu wrote that he will continue to serve the party. Read more here.
Sep 28, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh leaves for Delhi; may meet Amit Shah tonight
Former chief minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh departed for Delhi this afternoon. This is his first trip to the national capital following his resignation from the CM's post. Singh is likely to meet Union home minister Amit Shah tonight.
Sep 28, 2021 02:44 PM IST
Sensex recovers after plunging over 1000 pts
Sensex recovers after plunging more than 1000 points on Tuesday, while Nifty down by 222 points.
Sep 28, 2021 02:18 PM IST
‘Will raise issues of farmers of state’: Rakesh Tikait in Chhattisgarh
After arriving in Chhattisgarh's capital Raipur, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that they will raise the issues of farmers of the state. He added that MSP is the biggest problem in the country, and they will raise that issue as well. “We'll talk about how vegetable farmers of state can be more benefitted and what policies need to be made for them,” Tikait was quoted as saying by ANI.
Sep 28, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Pakistan home to 12 foreign terrorist outfits: US Congressional report
Pakistan is home to at least 12 groups designated as 'foreign terrorist organisations' by the US, including five of them being India-centric like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), according to the latest Congressional report on terrorism.
Sep 28, 2021 01:47 PM IST
1.7 crore saplings planted in seven years of Arvind Kejriwal government: Gopal Rai
1.70 crore saplings planted in seven years of Arvind Kejriwal government: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai.
Sep 28, 2021 01:36 PM IST
Mayawati demands justice for family of 4-year-old Dalit girl found dead in UP's Aligarh
BSP president Mayawati expressed serious concern on Tuesday over the recovery of the body of a four-year-old Dalit girl from a paddy field in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh and demanded justice for the family after a proper inquiry.
Sep 28, 2021 01:11 PM IST
Delhi court orders in-camera hearing in domestic violence case against Honey Singh
Delhi court orders in-camera hearing in domestic violence case filed against Punjabi singer Yo Yo Honey Singh by his wife, reports PTI.
Sep 28, 2021 01:01 PM IST
India's drug regulator allows Serum Institute to enrol children between 7-11 for its Covid vaccine trial
India's drug regulator on Tuesday allowed vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute to enrol children between seven and 11 years of age for its Covid-19 vaccine trial, reports Reuters.
Sep 28, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Need to enhance use of modern drones: PM Modi
Need to enhance use of modern drones and sensors to get high quality farm data and real time solutions: PM Modi.
Sep 28, 2021 12:25 PM IST
WHO asks for more data from Bharat Biotech for Covaxin
World Health Organization (WHO) has asked for more data from Bharat Biotech for its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin. The Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for the vaccine will be delayed by a few more days: WHO sources to ANI.
Sep 28, 2021 12:03 PM IST
UP allows staging of Ramleelas in open spaces
Uttar Pradesh government has allowed staging of Ramleelas in open spaces and the number of people to attend will depend on the size of the area.
Sep 28, 2021 11:34 AM IST
PM Modi dedicates to nation 35 crop varieties with special traits
PM Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation 35 crop varieties with special traits. He also inaugurates the newly constructed campus of the National Institute of Biotic Stress Tolerance Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
Sep 28, 2021 11:16 AM IST
Calcutta HC refuses to stay September 30 Bhabanipur bypolls
Calcutta High Court refuses to stay 30th September Bhabanipur bypolls.
Sep 28, 2021 11:11 AM IST
Around 25 inmates of Mandoli Jail no.11 caused injuries to themselves
Around 25 inmates of Mandoli Jail no.11 caused injuries to themselves. Two inmates wanted to go out of the ward without any reason. On not being permitted, they caused injuries to themselves and also instigated some others to self-inflict injuries: Prison officials
Sep 28, 2021 10:38 AM IST
ED arrests aide of Shiv Sena MP in money laundering case
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested an aide of Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali in connection with an alleged money laundering investigation, officials said.
Sep 28, 2021 09:59 AM IST
Election Commission to hold by-elections for 3 parliamentary segments, 30 assembly seats on October 30
By-elections to three Parliamentary Constituencies of UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh and 30 Assembly constituencies of various states to be held on 30 October: Election Commission.
Sep 28, 2021 09:22 AM IST
India records 18,795 new Covid-19 cases, 179 deaths in last 24 hours
India recorded 18,795 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 33,697,581, while the death toll climbed to 447,373 with 179 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday.
Sep 28, 2021 09:01 AM IST
Microsoft CEO Calls TikTok deal ‘strangest thing’ he’s worked on
Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said the company’s bid to acquire the US assets of ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok was the “strangest thing” he’s ever worked on.
Sep 28, 2021 08:37 AM IST
US State Department 'condemns' North Korea missile launch
The US State Department said Monday it "condemns" North Korea's apparent missile launch and urged Pyongyang to engage in dialogue.
Sep 28, 2021 08:27 AM IST
Petrol, diesel prices
The price of petrol and diesel in Delhi is at ₹101.39 per litre and ₹89.57 per litre respectively today.
Petrol and diesel prices per litre- ₹107.47 & ₹97.21 in Mumbai, ₹109.85 and ₹98.45 in Bhopal, ₹101.87 and ₹92.67 in Kolkata, ₹99.15 and 94.17 in Chennai respectively.
Sep 28, 2021 08:04 AM IST
PM Modi to chair a meeting of Council of Ministers today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chair a meeting of Council of Ministers today, reports ANI.
Sep 28, 2021 07:46 AM IST
Japan set to lift all virus emergency steps nationwide
Japan is set to lift all coronavirus emergency measures when they expire later this week as the infections slow and the nation tries to reactivate its economy.
Sep 28, 2021 07:09 AM IST
Deshbhakti curriculum in Delhi govt schools from today
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi will be rolling out its deshbhakti curriculum from Tuesday with an aim to instil patriotism among students and inspire them to feel proud for their nation.
Sep 28, 2021 06:49 AM IST
Bengal post-poll violence: Supreme Court to hear today Mamata govt's final arguments against CBI probe
The Supreme Court is expected to hear on Tuesday the final arguments of the West Bengal government against the move by the Calcutta high court to hand over the post-poll violence cases to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Sep 28, 2021 05:56 AM IST
Top US diplomat to travel to India on October 6, 7
A top American diplomat will visit India next month to hold talks with her Indian counterparts on bilateral and regional issues, the US State Department said on Monday, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a successful bilateral summit here with President Joe Biden.
Sep 28, 2021 05:26 AM IST
US VP Kamala Harris hires two advisers as her portfolio grows
Vice President Kamala Harris has hired two new advisers at a time when she is leading the charge for the Biden administration on a number of issues including voting rights and immigration from Central America.
Sep 28, 2021 05:05 AM IST
North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea
North Korea on Tuesday fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, the latest in a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang that raised questions about the sincerity of its recent offer for talks with South Korea.
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