Oct 29, 2020 11:01 PM (IST)
MEA was issuing 10 lakh passports per 30 days earlier than COVID-19: MoS
The Ministry of External Affairs was issuing roughly 10 lakh passports per 30 days on a median earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan stated on Thursday.
Oct 29, 2020 10:59 PM (IST)
Indian Railways launches ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative for safety of ladies passengers
The Indian Railways on Thursday launched ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative for targeted motion on safety of ladies passengers throughout all zones.
An initiative of the Railways Protection Force, the technique entails interplay with ladies passengers, particularly these travelling alone, by a workforce of younger ladies RPF personnel on the originating station, in accordance with a press release by the nationwide transporter.
These ladies passengers will then be briefed about all precautions to be taken through the journey and instructed to dial 182 in case they face or see any downside within the coach, it stated.
Oct 29, 2020 8:55 PM (IST)
RBI to conduct 2nd OMO buy of SDLs subsequent month
The Reserve Bank of India will conduct the second Open Market Operations (OMOs) buy of State Developments Loans (SDLs), aggregating Rs 10,000 crore, on November 5, 2020.
Oct 29, 2020 8:52 PM (IST)
NEET: Tamil Nadu to offer 7.5% quota for govt college college students in medical programs
Tamil Nadu authorities has handed an order to offer 7.5% reservation in medical faculties to college students from govt faculties who’ve cleared NEET.
Oct 29, 2020 8:35 PM (IST)
PM Modi on 2-day Gujarat journey from Oct 30
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ahmedabad on Friday morning on a two-day Gujarat go to throughout which he’s scheduled to launch a number of tasks, together with the famed seaplane service between Kevadiya and Ahmedabad, stated an official on Thursday.
Oct 29, 2020 6:57 PM (IST)
GOI prohibits export of onion seeds with quick impact
Oct 29, 2020 6:51 PM (IST)
Spike in ammonia ranges in Yamuna water from Haryana to hit water provide in Delhi
Water provide might be affected in components of Delhi on account of an “abnormal” enhance in ammonia ranges in uncooked water discharged into the Yamuna by Haryana, Delhi Jal Board vice-chairman Raghav Chadha stated on Thursday.
“Due to an abnormal increase in pollutants (ammonia levels) in Yamuna raw water discharged by Haryana, production at Sonia Vihar and Bhagirithi Water Treatment Plants will be adversely impacted,” Chadha tweeted.
As a consequence, water provide might be affected in components of East, North East and South Delhi, he stated.
“It is advised to store and use water judiciously. Adequate number of water tankers are being deployed. We are working relentlessly, in collaboration with Haryana, to restore normal supply,” Chadha stated.
Oct 29, 2020 6:41 PM (IST)
Bidding for Air India to be executed on enterprise worth: Hardeep Singh Puri
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday stated bidding for Air India can be executed on the premise of its enterprise worth as a substitute of fairness worth.
Enterprise worth of an organization contains the fairness worth, debt in addition to money with the corporate. Equity worth measures the worth of an organization’s shares.
“We have decided to ask for bids for Air India on enterprise value,” Puri stated at a press convention.
Oct 29, 2020 6:28 PM (IST)
Heavy rains lash Chennai; many roads inundated
Heavy rains lashed town early on Thursday, the primary spell because the onset of the North East monsoon within the state on October 28, resulting in inundation of
a number of roads and slowing down visitors in lots of localities.
Oct 29, 2020 6:27 PM (IST)
IndiGo posts Rs 1,194 cr loss for September quarter
Budget provider IndiGo on Thursday reported a internet lack of Rs 1,194 crore for the second quarter ended September 30.
It had posted a internet lack of Rs 1,062 crore within the September quarter of the earlier monetary yr. In the April-June interval this yr, the airline had incurred a internet lack of Rs 2,884 crore.
Oct 29, 2020 5:21 PM (IST)
IFS Officer Ranjana Kala appointed Uttarakhand Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
IFS Officer Ranjana Kala appointed because the Uttarakhand Principal Chief Conservator of Forests on Thursday.
Oct 29, 2020 5:19 PM (IST)
New examine finds coronavirus infections rising quickly in England
New coronavirus infections are rising by an estimated 96,000 circumstances every day throughout England, in accordance with the findings of a brand new government-backed examine launched in London on Thursday.
An interim report led by Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI, which incorporates swab checks on hundreds of individuals taken between October 16 and 25, reveals that the prevalence of an infection has greater than doubled because the final spherical of comparable testing.
This means an estimated 128 individuals per 10,000 of England’s inhabitants has the virus that causes COVID-19, in comparison with 60 as of October 5.
Oct 29, 2020 4:53 PM (IST)
Govt more likely to lengthen Air India bid deadline to Dec 14
The authorities is more likely to lengthen the deadline to bid for Air India until December 14 and likewise give flexibility to a possible investor to resolve on the humongous debt with the nationwide provider, a supply stated.
The deadline to bid for getting out Air India ends on October 30.
Oct 29, 2020 4:32 PM (IST)
Maharashtra minister Dilip Walse-Patil checks COVID-19 constructive
Maharashtra minister and NCP chief Dilip Walse-Patil on Thursday stated he has examined constructive for coronavirus and is present process remedy for the an infection.
Oct 29, 2020 4:19 PM (IST)
Sensex sheds 173 factors amid F&O expiry; Nifty slips beneath 11,700
Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled 173 factors on Thursday, monitoring losses in index majors HDFC twins, L&T and HUL as volatility continued amid expiry of month derivatives contracts. Lacklustre cues from international markets additionally saved home traders on the sting, merchants stated.
The 30-share BSE Sensex ended 172.61 factors or 0.43 per cent decrease at 39,749.85. The broader NSE Nifty fell 58.80 factors or 0.50 per cent to 11,670.80.
Oct 29, 2020 2:58 PM (IST)
Bihar: Congress’s Mashkoor Ahmad Usmani falls as stage collapsed in Darbhanga
Oct 29, 2020 2:56 PM (IST)
One killed & a number of injured after a knife assault close to a church within the southern French metropolis of Nice. Suspect arrested
Oct 29, 2020 2:50 PM (IST)
He was like a father determine to me: PM Modi condoles loss of life of former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel
Oct 29, 2020 2:49 PM (IST)
Maruti Suzuki India’s Q2FY21 internet revenue rises by 1%
Automobile main Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday reported an increase of 1 per cent in its internet revenue for Q2FY21. The revenue after tax (PAT) for the quarter into account rose to Rs 1,371.6 crore.
According to the corporate, the online revenue in second quarter of the earlier yr FY19-20 was larger on account of mark-to-market features on the invested surplus and decrease tax provision.
“As a result of this, while the operating profit increased by 71.7 per cent over the same period previous year, the net profit increased by 1 per cent,” the corporate stated in a press release.
Oct 29, 2020 2:48 PM (IST)
UP: BJP chief arrested for celebratory firing that left Bhojpuri singer injured
An area BJP chief was arrested in reference to celebratory firing at his residence that had left a Bhojpuri singer and actor injured, police stated on Thursday.
Bhanu Dubey, the district vice chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha, was arrested on Wednesday night from close to his native village of Mahakarpur, police stated.
An FIR was filed towards Dubey beneath totally different sections of the IPC for holding the programme through the pandemic with out permission and beneath the catastrophe administration act, Station House Officer (SHO), Garwar, Anil Chandra Tiwari stated.
Oct 29, 2020 2:42 PM (IST)
J&Ok has been transformed right into a jail: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti
PDP staff had been peacefully protesting towards land regulation handed by BJP govt to loot J&Ok land. Our staff had been arrested & I wasn’t allowed to satisfy them. Neither Civil society nor politicians can discuss right here, complete J&Ok has been transformed right into a jail: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti https://t.co/qXrWnesFNX pic.twitter.com/40k7okLjaM
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 2:41 PM (IST)
Bihar: Unidentified individuals trigger arson at SDO & SP workplace in Munger; SP & DM eliminated
Unidentified individuals trigger arson at SDO & SP workplace in Bihar’s Munger setting a number of automobiles on fireplace & damaging workplace. The mob was protesting towards a person’s loss of life throughout firing incident on Oct 26 on the time of Goddess Durga immersion & demanded motion towards Munger SP & SDO.
Election Commission of India (ECI) orders quick removing of SP & DM of Munger. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident by Asangba Chuba Ao, Divisional Commissioner, Magadh that must be accomplished with the following seven days. New DM & SP to be posted in Munger immediately itself. https://t.co/hQicA6zArM
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 2:35 PM (IST)
Schools & Colleges to reopen from 2nd Nov for Class 9, 10, 11 & 12; Classes for six, 7 & Eight will begin from 23rd Nov
Schools & Colleges might be opened within the state from 2nd November. Classes for 9, 10, 11 & 12 will begin from 2nd Nov. Classes for six, 7 & Eight will begin from 23rd November. Classes might be held for half-day solely & on alternate days solely, says Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s Office
Oct 29, 2020 2:33 PM (IST)
Maruti Suzuki India consolidated internet revenue rises 2.04 computer in second qtr to Rs 1,419.6 cr; complete income up 10.34 computer at Rs 18,755.6 cr
Oct 29, 2020 1:52 PM (IST)
SC stays Uttarakhand HC order on lodging FIR towards CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on corruption allegations
Oct 29, 2020 1:03 PM (IST)
Indian Army develops messaging app named Secure Application for Internet (SAI)
Indian Army has developed a easy and safe messaging utility named the ‘Secure Application for Internet (SAI)’. The utility helps finish to finish safe voice, textual content & video calling providers for Android platform over the web, says Ministry of Defence
Oct 29, 2020 1:02 PM (IST)
J&Ok: PDP staff protest in Srinagar towards new land legal guidelines & ongoing NIA raids at 6 NGOs & trusts
J&Ok: PDP staff protest in Srinagar towards new land legal guidelines & ongoing NIA raids at 6 NGOs & trusts in Kashmir
Pictures of PDP staff being detained throughout a protest close to Sports Complex in Srinagar pic.twitter.com/OXoV6W4yHa
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 1:00 PM (IST)
Over 18 per cent polling until 10 am in Rajasthan civic polls
Over 18 per cent of the voters solid their votes within the preliminary few hours within the first-phase polling within the Rajasthan civic elections on Thursday. The polling started at 7.30 am in Jaipur, Kota and Jodhpur for Jaipur Heritage, Kota North and Jodhpur North municipal companies amid tight safety and particular preparations for COVID-19.
“A voting percentage of 18.30 was recorded till 10 am. Maximum voting percentage of 20.43 was recorded in Jodhpur and minimum of 16.91 per cent was recorded in Jaipur. The voting is going on peacefully,” a spokesperson of the state election fee stated. The voting will proceed until 5.30 pm.
Oct 29, 2020 12:55 PM (IST)
SC points discover to Centre on plea searching for CBI case towards 10 pharma companies
Supreme Court points discover to the Centre on a plea searching for registration of an FIR by CBI towards ten Indian pharmaceutical companies for manufacturing and promoting Remdesivir and Favipiravir allegedly as medicines that deal with #COVID19 sufferers with out legitimate licences.
Oct 29, 2020 12:35 PM (IST)
Four yr-old woman raped by minor in Punjab’s Barnala
A four-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a juvenile in Punjab’s Barnala district, the police stated on Thursday. The 16-year-old boy, who lived in the identical neighbourhood because the sufferer in Dangarh village, allegedly took her to his residence the place he dedicated the crime on Wednesday, stated the police. The accused has been booked beneath the related sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences, stated the police.
Oct 29, 2020 12:04 PM (IST)
Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel passes away
Oct 29, 2020 12:01 PM (IST)
Too early to say Delhi is experiencing third wave of COVID-19: Satyendar Jain on the spike in circumstances
It is simply too early to say that Delhi is experiencing the third wave of COVID-19 circumstances. We should wait for an additional week to be able to definitively say that, but it surely doable that we’re already in that part, says Satyendar Jain, Delhi Health Minister on the spike in COVID circumstances
Oct 29, 2020 11:35 AM (IST)
UP: Woman killed as LPG cylinder leak causes fireplace
A 32-year-old girl died and 7 of her relations had been injured after a hearth broke out in her home on account of leakage within the LPG cylinder, police stated on Thursday. The incident happened on Wednesday night time in Gurgava village beneath Nigohi Police Station space when Vimala was getting ready dinner, SP City Sanjay Kumar stated.
Seven members of her household, who rushed to save lots of her, acquired burn accidents and have been hospitalised, the SP stated, including that 5 of them have been referred to Lucknow for remedy. The physique has been despatched for publish mortem examination, police stated.
Oct 29, 2020 11:33 AM (IST)
Kerala gold smuggling case: Former IAS officer despatched to 7-day Enforcement Directorate custody
M Sivasankar, former Principal Secretary to Kerala CM, despatched to 7-day Enforcement Directorate custody by a court docket in Kochi, in reference to gold smuggling case
Oct 29, 2020 11:27 AM (IST)
Companies are prepared to scale back the electrical energy invoice: Raj Thackeray after assembly Maharashtra Governor
“My delegation had met Adani & BEST officials, so I met the Governor today regarding the increased electricity bill. Companies are ready to reduce the electricity bill. Governor will soon convey to CM & take a decision,” says MNS Chief Raj Thackeray after assembly Maharashtra Governor
“There are lot of issues in Maharashtra, there is no shortage of questions, one has to get the answers from govt. I will meet Sharad Pawar. If required, I will meet the Chief Minister as well when the right time comes,” he added.
Oct 29, 2020 10:41 AM (IST)
Tamil Nadu: Rainfall triggers water logging in components of Chennai | WATCH
Oct 29, 2020 10:37 AM (IST)
Himachal Pradesh: Fire broke out at Hotel Capital in Shimla final night
#WATCH Himachal Pradesh: Fire broke out at Hotel Capital in Shimla final night round 11.15 pm. three rooms of the resort gutted in fireplace, leading to a lack of approx. Rs 2 lakhs.
The blaze was doused by a workforce of firefighters. No accidents or lack of life reported. pic.twitter.com/oSBxJYuvby
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 9:52 AM (IST)
Telangana recorded 1,504 COVID-19 new circumstances, 5 deaths in a day
Telangana recorded 1,504 COVID-19 new circumstances, 1,436 recoveries and 5 deaths on 28th October, taking complete circumstances to 2,35,656 together with 2,16,353 recoveries, 1,324 deaths and 17,979 lively circumstances, says State Health Department, Govt of Telangana
Oct 29, 2020 8:47 AM (IST)
National Investigation Agency (NIA) continues raids at 9 areas in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) and Delhi.
Oct 29, 2020 7:49 AM (IST)
Assam reviews three extra COVID deaths, 448 contemporary circumstances
Assam reported three extra COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, taking the loss of life toll to 917, whereas 448 new constructive circumstances pushed the tally to 2,05,237, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated.
He stated that 1,487 cured sufferers had been launched through the day, growing the whole quantity recovered individuals to 1,92,514. The restoration price in Assam is now 93.80 per cent, the minister stated. The variety of lively circumstances at the moment is 11,803, whereas three sufferers had migrated out of the state.
Oct 29, 2020 7:46 AM (IST)
Fire at rubbish dumping web site in Noida, none harm
A fireplace broke out at a rubbish dumping web site in Noida’s Sector 54 late on Wednesday night time, officers stated. Five fireplace tenders had been rushed to the spot which introduced the blaze beneath management in round 45 minutes, a police spokesperson stated.
Fire security division officers and personnel from the native Sector 24 police station had been on the web site. A probe was on to determine the reason for the hearth, the police official stated. There was no report of any individual getting injured within the incident.
Oct 29, 2020 7:46 AM (IST)
Odisha reviews 1,540 new COVID-19 circumstances, 12 contemporary fatalities
Odisha’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 2,85,482 on Wednesday after 1,540 extra individuals examined constructive for the an infection, a well being official stated. Twelve contemporary fatalities pushed the coastal state”s coronavirus loss of life toll to 1,284, he stated.
Odisha additionally registered restoration of two,015 COVID-19 sufferers taking the whole variety of cured individuals to 2,70,130, which is 94.62 per cent of the caseload. Of the brand new 1,540 circumstances, 886 had been reported from quarantine centres, whereas 654 had been detected throughout contact tracing, the official stated.
Oct 29, 2020 7:40 AM (IST)
Ayodhya: Potters are making earthen lamps different objects forward of Diwali
Ayodhya: Potters are making earthen lamps (diyas) and different objects forward of #Diwali.
A potter says, “We have suffered a lot due to the pandemic. I hope that I will get orders for diyas before the festival.”
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 28, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 6:38 AM (IST)
Earthquake jolts Afghanistan
An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in Afghanistan at 1:19 am immediately
Oct 29, 2020 6:37 AM (IST)
Delhi air pollution information
Delhi: Air Quality Index is at 401 in Anand Vihar, 405 in Alipur and 410 in Wazirpur; all three in ‘extreme’ class as per Delhi Pollution Control Committee information