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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's mother Sulochana Subrahmanyam dies

Sulochana Subrahmanyam, mother of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, passed away on Saturday. Jaishankar informed about the demise of his mother in a tweet, along with a picture of her.

19 Sep 2020 11:51 pm
IPL 2020: Dhoni and CSK return in style as Rayudu, Du Plessis fifties trump MI in opener

The wait for MS Dhoni fans to see the man in action once again was worth itas his side Chennai Super Kings exacted revenge on defending champions Mumbai Indians of last years final defeat in IPL 2020 season opener in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

19 Sep 2020 11:34 pm
Lok Sabha passes bill to amend companies law

Lok Sabha on Saturday passed a bill to further amend the Companies Act and decriminalise various compoundable offences as well as promote ease of doing business in the country. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks to decriminalise various penal provisions, permit direct overseas listing of Indian corporates and introduce a new chapter related to producer organisations in the legislation.

19 Sep 2020 11:18 pm
Tata group to launch India's first CRISPR coronavirus test

Tata group has received approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) on Saturday for the commercial launch of the country's first CRISPR coronavirustest. This test uses an indigenously developed CRISPR technology for the detection of the genomic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 disease, Tata Sons said in a statement.

19 Sep 2020 11:06 pm
UP: Wanting son, man rips open pregnant wife's stomach

In a loathsome incident, a father of five daughters here allegedly ripped open the stomach of his pregnant wife on Saturday evening allegedly to find out if she was going to deliver a son this time. Pannalal slit the stomach of his wife, aged around 35, with a sharp-edged weapon in the Nekpur locality under the Civil Lines police station area, injuring her seriously, SP (City) Pravin Singh Chauhan said.

19 Sep 2020 10:48 pm
No shift-based classes when schools reopen: Tamil Nadu Education Minister

The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday ruled out shift-based classes in schools once they reopen across the state. State education minister KA Sengottaiyan said all the classes would start functioning simultaneously once the pandemic situation is brought under control, hinting that there will not be any phased reopening.

19 Sep 2020 9:50 pm
Coronavirus impact! Parliament's monsoon session may be curtailed by September 24

Parliament's ongoing monsoon session could be curtailed as early as September 24 in view of rising coronavirus cases. All political parties in a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament on Saturday agreed to curtail the...

19 Sep 2020 9:17 pm
NCB seizes 670 gm cocaine in Delhi, nabs consignee in Palghar

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized 670 gm cocaine worth around Rs 4 crore from New Delhi, sourced from Ethiopia, and managed to nab a person from Palghar by employing a 'controlled delivery operation',...

19 Sep 2020 9:04 pm
Punjab allows reopening of higher education institutes

The Punjab government has allowed the reopening of thehigher education institutions from September 21 for Ph.D. scholars and postgraduate students of technical and professional programmes requiring laboratories and experimental works.However, schools, colleges and coaching centres will continue to remain closed.

19 Sep 2020 6:45 pm
Live Score Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings IPL 2020: Raina-less CSK look to break the duck against MI

Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Live ScoreIPL 2020: Hello and welcome to our live blog of Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings live IPL match from Abu Dhabi.The stage is set for the biggest T20 carnival - Indian Premier League, where defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in the opening match on Saturday. The epic clash between the two heavyweight teams will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Last year MI beat CSK in the nail-biting finale by 1 ru

19 Sep 2020 5:45 pm
Fact Check: Has Kangana Ranaut joined BJP?

A posteris doing the rounds on internet showing Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut'sphoto along with PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP's working president JP Nadda, former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and other BJP leaders. Written in Marathi, the poster says Kangana has been made BJP's spokesperson and is being welcomed by top leaders of the party. However, the image is fake as there is no such development that the actress has joined the BJP or appointed as the spokesperson of

19 Sep 2020 5:26 pm
West Bengal Governor targets police over NIA arrests, calls approach to law and order ostrich stance

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday said that the state has become home to illegal bomb-making and the administration cannot escape its accountability for the alarming decline in law and order. Hiscomments came after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested nine terrorists associated with a Pakistan-sponsored module of the al-Qaeda from several locations in West Bengal's Murshidabad and Kerala's Ernakulam early on Saturday.

19 Sep 2020 2:47 pm
Kangana Ranaut's Rs 2 crore demand abuse of law, should be dismissed with costs: BMC to High Court

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) asked the Bombay High Court to dismiss actor Kangana Ranauts petition seeking Rs 2 crore in damages for demolition of her bungalow in Mumbai, PTI reported. The BMC called Ranauts...

19 Sep 2020 10:42 am
India records single-day spike of 93,337 COVID-19 cases; tally crosses 53-lakh mark

India on Saturday recorded as many as 93,337 new coronavirus cases and 1,247 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union health ministry data. India's Covid-19 tally crossed 53 lakh-mark with Maharashtra recording the highest number of cases. The total cases of coronavirus infections stand at 53,08,015 while the death toll climbed to 85,619 the data updated at 8 am showed. Out of these 42,08,432 cured/discharged/migrated, according to the health ministry.

19 Sep 2020 9:22 am
IPL 2020: MI, CSK set for blockbuster opener to 13th edition

Defying all odds, the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League finally kicks off, much to delight of cricket fans all around the world. In the initial days of the coronavirus pandemic in India, the IPL was suspended twice for 15 days in March, and indefinitely in April. The pandemic has only worsened since, but the restart of international cricket in England in July ignited hopes of a return to the sport albeit with certain limitations.

19 Sep 2020 9:18 am
2.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

An earthquake of magnitude 2.8 on the Richter scale occurred at 70kms north of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.

19 Sep 2020 9:14 am
NIA busts Al-Qaeda module in West Bengal and Kerala plotting to attack Delhi

In a major win, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested 9 Al-Qaeda operatives in raids conducted at multiple locations in Murshidabad, West Bengal and Ernakulam, Kerala.As per the preliminary investigation, these individuals were radicalised by Pakistan-based Al-Qaeda terrorists on social media and were motivated to undertake attacks at multiple places including the National Capital Region.

19 Sep 2020 9:02 am
500% spike in cybercrimes due to limited awareness, poor cyber hygiene: NSA Ajit Doval

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said that financial frauds have seen exponential increase due to greater dependence on digital payment platforms following the COVID-19 pandemic.Dovalsaid there was an increase of 500 per cent incyber crimes due to limited awareness and cyber hygiene.

19 Sep 2020 8:57 am
Boris Johnson says, UK now 'seeing second wave of coronavirus', measures may intensify

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of Covid-19 in Britain is coming in, and his government may need to intensify things to help bring the rate of infections down.

19 Sep 2020 8:36 am
HCL sets up coronavirus facilities at LNJP and DDU hospital

In a noble gesture, the HCL foundation has helped set-up isolation and treatment units for the Covid-19 disease at two government hospitals. The foundation donated 150 beds, an ambulance with life support, and a team of over 120 doctors, nurses, paramedics, and general duty assistants, to the Covid facilities at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital and Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) hospital.

19 Sep 2020 8:16 am
Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to cure Arthritis

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 30.6 million, including more than 956,000 fatalities. More than 22,333,000patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus...

19 Sep 2020 7:27 am
Lok Sabha passes two Appropriation Bills

The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Appropriation (No 3) Bill, 2020 and the Appropriation (No 4) Bill, 2020 by a voice vote in late evening proceedings during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.

19 Sep 2020 12:10 am
1,20,000-year-old human footprints discovered in Saudi Arabia | PHOTOS

A new study revealed that the landscape of the region now known as Saudi Arabia was completely different in the past from what it looks like today, as researchers have discovered footprints of humans and a number of animals, including elephants, dated to roughly 1,20,000-year-ago. The footprints described in the study published in the journal Science Advances were discovered during a recent survey of the Nefud Desert in Saudi Arabia.

18 Sep 2020 11:37 pm
30 coronavirus vaccine candidates being developed: Govt

Nearly 30 coronavirus vaccine candidatesin pre-clinical and clinical stages are under development by the pharmaceutical industry and academia in India, Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhantold the Parliament on Friday. While three of them are in the advanced stage of Phase I/II/III trials and 4 are in the advanced pre-clinical development stage he said.

18 Sep 2020 8:48 pm
Suspension lifted from Air India Express flights to/from Dubai; to operate as per schedule from Saturday

Amid suspension by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Air India Express on Friday said that all Air India Express flights from or to Dubai will operate as per original schedule starting September 19. The Dubai...

18 Sep 2020 7:53 pm
Karnataka schools, Pre-University colleges to reopen from Sep 21; no regular classes: Education Minister

Schools and pre-university colleges in Karnataka will reopen from September 21. However, the classes will not be resumed. The students from classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools to clear their doubts, and for taking guidance from their teachers, Karnataka Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar said on Friday.

18 Sep 2020 6:43 pm
Moderna preparing for coronavirus vaccine launch, says CEO

Coronavirus vaccine update : US-based biotech firm Moderna is actively preparing for a potential commercial launch of coronavirus vaccine mRNA-1273 , the company's CEO has said. The announcement comes amid an unprecedented race worldwide to bring a vaccine to protect people from Covid-19.

18 Sep 2020 6:15 pm
If everything goes as planned, COVID-19 vaccine will come by mid-2021: AIIMS doctor

Dr Sanjay Rai, head of the Community Medicine Department at AIIMS-Delhi on Fridaysaid that there is a possibility of normalcy returning to India by mid-next year, with or without a coronavirus vaccine. Speaking to news agency ANI, the public health expert said, By mid-next year, there's a possibility of normalcy even if vaccine comes or not. Till the time there is no effective vaccine available, Covid-19 preventive measures like wearing masks, hand hygiene etc, should be followed.

18 Sep 2020 5:55 pm
Chinese apps TikTok, WeChat to be banned in United States from September 20

Chinese apps TikTokandWeChat will be banned in the United States from September 20 (Sunday), according to AFP. The move to ban these two Chinese apps have come after India had banned TikTok and over 200 other Chinese apps over security concerns. Owned by ByteDance, TikTok was in talks with US tech giant Microsoft and Oracle to sell its US operations after the Trump administration had given 45 days to the company to sign a deal, failing which the app will be banned in United States.

18 Sep 2020 5:48 pm
Schools in Delhi will remain closed till Oct 5: AAP Govt

The Delhi government on Friday announced that all schools will continue to remain closed till October 5 in view of the coronaviruspandemic.

18 Sep 2020 4:28 pm
Kia Sonet compact SUV launched; priced Rs 6.71 lakh onwards

South Korean auto major Kia Motors on Friday launched its compact SUV Sonet in India, priced between Rs 6.71 lakh and Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom), marking its foray into the highly competitive and fast-growing segment. The sub-four metre model comes in both petrol and diesel engine options and will compete with the likes of Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Motors Nexon, Honda WR-V and Ford Ecosport, among others.

18 Sep 2020 4:15 pm
Paytm, Paytm First Games pulled out of Google Play Store on Android: Here's what happened

Paytm, the popular wallet app has been pulled out of Android's Google Play Store. Alongside the main application, the Paytm First Games app has also been pulled out of the Android app store. This comes...

18 Sep 2020 2:51 pm
Here's why Bihar's Kosi Rail Mahasetu is historic in many ways

After nearly 90-year-long wait, Railway infrastructure in Bihar today got abig boost as Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the strategically important and historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge along the India-Nepal border and electrification projects. The 1.9 kilometres long, Kosi Rail Mega Bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs 516 crore. The project was sanctioned in 2003-04. The Kosi Rail Mahasetu cuts an otherwise 300-km long journey between Samastipur and Jaynagar on Indo-Nepal border t

18 Sep 2020 1:49 pm
Dr Reddy's shares extend rally; zoom nearly 10 pc

New Delhi : Shares of Dr Reddy's Laboratories jumped nearly 10 per cent in early trade on Friday after the company said it has settled a litigation with a unit of Bristol Myers Squibb related to patents for Revlimid (lenalidomide) capsules, used in the treatment of cancer.Continuing its rally for the fourth consecutive day, the stock gained 9.86 per cent to Rs 5,302.85 -- its record high level -- on the BSE.

18 Sep 2020 12:04 pm
Dubai Aviation Authority suspends Air India Express for 15 days for flying COVID-19 positive patients

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority on Friday announced that it has temporarily suspended Air India Express for 15 days. Air India Express will remain suspended from September 18 to October 3 for allegedly flying coronavirus positive patients to Dubai twice.

18 Sep 2020 11:53 am
Amended FDI policy will enhance Ease of Doing Business: Piyush Goyal hails PM Modi's decision

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to amend FDI Policy in Defence Sector. Goyal took to Twitter and said that this move will allow upto FDIup to74% via automatic route & beyond 74% to be permitted through the Government route.

18 Sep 2020 11:20 am
Kerala government issues revised instruction for workers visiting the state. Deets inside

The Kerala Government on Friday issued revised instruction for quarantine norms in light of the coronavirus pandemic. These revised guidelines will be applicable to guest workers, specialised workers visiting Kerala from other states. The fresh...

18 Sep 2020 10:58 am
IPL 2020 | Amid the pandemic, a reason to cheer: The Indian Premier League returns

The biggest franchise T20 cricket tournament is back. The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League, which underwent series of suspensions owing to the coronavirus pandemic, will begin on September 19.

18 Sep 2020 10:02 am
French Open 2020: Naomi Osaka pulls out of tournament due to hamstring injury

Recently crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the upcoming French Open slated to begin from September 27.

18 Sep 2020 9:35 am
President Kovind accepts Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation with immediate effect

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted Harsimrat Kaur Badal's resignation with immediate effect. The former Food Processing Industries Minister resigned in protest against three farm sector bills on Thursday.

18 Sep 2020 9:17 am
Harsimrat resigned under pressure of Punjab's local politics: BJP

Reacting on the resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that she resigned under the pressure of Punjab's local politics. However, the party still hopes that the matter will be resolved after discussion with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

18 Sep 2020 8:19 am
Breaking News LIVE: Top Headlines This Hour

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 30.3 million, including more than 950,000 fatalities. More than 22,030,000patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine. Russia became the first country to register the world's first coronavirus vaccine. President Vladimir Putin himsel

18 Sep 2020 7:24 am
Inspired by PM Modi's self-reliance pitch, 5 youths invent liquid free e-sanitizer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 70 today as greetingsfrom people from across the world blessed him for a healthy and wonderful life. PM Modi, the head of the country, is an inspiration to billionsout there who look up to him with tonnes of expectations as a leader who is here to take India forward.

17 Sep 2020 9:50 pm
Harsimrat Kaur Badal will resign from Modi govt to protest farm bills: SAD chief Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday announced in Lok Sabhathat party leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit the Modi government in protest against the three farm bills tabled by the Centre in Parliament.I announce that Harsimrat Kaur Badal will resign from the government, Sukhbir Singh Badalsaid in Lok Sabha.

17 Sep 2020 8:03 pm
In Photos: Army Chief General MM Naravane reviews operational preparedness amid LAC stand off

Indian Army chiefGeneral Manoj Mukund Naravane (COAS), is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, to reviewthe operational preparedness of troops and deployments at the Line of Control (LoC). In the Kashmir Valley, he interacted with Chinar Corps commander, Lt Gen BSRaju and discussed the prevailing situation in the Valley and at the LoC.

17 Sep 2020 8:01 pm
Coronavirus man-made in Wuhan lab: Chinese virologist, who claimed this, twitter account suspended

Chinese Virologist, a whistleblower whoclaimed coronavirus was man-made in Wuhan Laboratory, twitter account has been suspended by the micro-blogging site. Twitter has temporarily discontinued the account of Chinese virologist Li-Meng Yan following her claiming that China manufactured coronavirus in a Wuhan lab.

17 Sep 2020 6:24 pm
India China standoff: Indian Navy tracks Chinese research vessel in Indian Ocean

At a time when tensions rose on the land borders in Ladakh between India and China, the Indian Navy warships tracked a Chinese research vessel which entered the Indian Ocean Region last month. The Yuan Wang class research vessel had entered the Indian Ocean Region from Malacca straits last month. It was constantly tracked by Indian Navy warships deployed there in the region, Government Sources told news agency ANI.

17 Sep 2020 6:18 pm
Big find! Jupiter-sized planet found orbiting a dead white dwarf star

For the first time, scientists havediscovered a Jupiter-sized planet orbiting a white dwarf or a dead star located about 80 light years away. The finding, published in the journal Nature, shows the likely presence of the planet, named WD 1856 b, orbiting the smaller star remnant every 34 hours.

17 Sep 2020 5:30 pm