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Saurabh Kumar, Executive Vice Chairman of EESL resigns on personal ground
It (farmers’ stir) can’t be called an agitation. People don’t bring swords, use lathis and block the passage of people in an agitation. They sit on dharna and hunger strikes. This can’t be called a protest. You may call it ‘ghadar’ (mutiny)
– Haryana Minister Anil Vij
Wikimedia Foundation appoints Maryana Iskander as new CEO
Maharashtra reports 3,530 COVID-19 cases, 52 fatalities
Infection tally rises to 65,04,147, death toll 1,38,221. The state now has 49,671 active cases.
DDA to set up board of enquiry to consider objections, suggestions on MPD 2041
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday directed constitution of a board of enquiry for hearing and considering objections and suggestions of the public on the draft Master Plan of Delhi 2041. The last date to send objections and suggestions was August 23.
Schools will remain closed for now, for students below std 6th: Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta
Classes will resume for students of std 6th and above, from 8 am to 12 pm. All colleges will re-open, they will function just like earlier: Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta
Telangana reports 336 COVID-19 cases, one fatality
Infection tally rises to 6,62,202, death toll 3,898. Number of active cases stands at 5,282.
COVID-19: Haryana reports 17 new cases
No Covid-related deaths were reported in Haryana on Tuesday, but 17 more people tested positive for the disease, taking the overall infection tally to 7,70,676.
Biological E is very advanced in its trials. Parallelly their vaccine manufacturing is underway. When the vaccine will actually roll out depends on a no. of things. We’re confident it’ll be good as so far it has shown very interesting results
– Dr. Renu Swarup,Secy, Dept of Biotech
India’s COVID19 vaccination coverage has crossed 75.81 Crore today
More than 54 lakh (54,72,356) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today: Government of India
Delhi reports 38 new COVID19 cases, 15 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours
- Total cases 14,38,288
- Total recoveries 14,12,805
- Death toll 25,083
- Active cases 400
Uttarakhand: COVID curfew in Dehradun extended from Sept 14 to 6 am on Sept 21 to prevent new cases
Tourists will only be allowed to visit Mussoorie on weekends and must provide negative test report 72 hours before arrival: Dehradun DM R Rajesh Kumar
DCGI has given permission to CMC Vellore to start a trial on the mixing of vaccines
A couple of such studies have been initiated. We need more scientific data to get more clarity: Dr. Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
Karnataka reports 559 COVID-19 cases, 12 fatalities
Infection tally rises to 29,62,967, death toll 37,529. The state now has 15,754 active cases of the disease.
Himachal Pradesh reports 195 new COVID19 cases, 181 recoveries and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours
- Total cases: 2,16,088
- Total recoveries: 2,10,913
- Death toll: 3,626
- Active cases: 1,532
Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) has busted an ISI sponsored terror module and arrested three people: Prashant Kumar, ADG (Law and Order), Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh reports 33 COVID-19 cases, one fatality
Infection tally rises to 17,09,587, death toll 22,884. Count of active cases in the state stands at 181.
Four contractual employees of DRDO’s integrated test range in Odisha’s Balasore district arrested for allegedly passing classified information to suspected Pakistani agents: Police
Coal block allocation matter: A special court convicts a Jharkhand based company and its directors for providing misinformation to the Government to bag the coal block
COVID-19: 367 new cases, 5 deaths, 408 recoveries reported in Mumbai today
Active cases 4,696
153 Afghan media outlets cease their operations in 20 provinces, report local media
Afghanistan foreign minister says new Taliban government will prevent militants from using territory to attack others
The arrested have stated that there were 14-15 Bangla speaking persons in their group who might have been taken for similar training. It looks like this operation was closely coordinated from across the border
– Neeraj Thakur, Special CP, Delhi Police Special Cell
We have arrested one Sameer from Kota, two persons arrested from Delhi and three people arrested from Uttar Pradesh. Out of the 6 people, two were taken to Pakistan via Muscat where they were trained in explosives & firearms including AK-47 for 15 days
– Delhi Police Special Cell
Delhi Police Special Cell has busted a Pak-organised terror module
Delhi Police Special Cell has busted a Pak-organised terror module, arrested 6 people including two terrorists who… https://t.co/JCRbKhIRz9
— ANI (@ANI) 1631625823000
UN calls for ‘repurposing’ farm subsidies that harm environment
Delhi Police Special Cell busts Pak-organised terror module
Delhi Police says that the suspects were planning to carry out targeted killings and blasts across the country.
KK Venugopal grants sanction to initiate criminal contempt case against Ajeet Bharti for a YouTube Video containing scurrilous allegations against SC
Reports Bar and Bench
Taliban thank world for promised aid, urge US to show ‘heart’: foreign minister
Putin ‘hopes’ Sputnik V will protect him after Covid contact
am grateful to my leader Mamata di for giving me the opportunity to file my nomination and contest Rajya Sabha election. This once again proves Trinamool Congress’ vision and conviction of more women representation in Parliament
– Sushmita Dev, TMC
US consumer inflation slows to 5.3% annually in August: Govt
It’s unfortunate that farmers protesting against the Centre’s three #FarmLaws have given a political twist to my appeal to call off protests in Punjab
– Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh
Kerala reports 15,876 new COVID19 cases, 25,654 recoveries and 129 deaths in the last 24 hours
- Active cases 1,98,865
- Death toll 22,779
- Test positivity rate is 15.12%
- 1,05,005 samples tested in the last 24 hours
Union Bank secures sustainability-linked loan of USD 1.5 bn
Union Bank of India on Tuesday said it has secured a sustainability-linked loan aggregating to a total syndicated facility of USD 1.5 billion (about Rs 11,050 crore) from one of the leading trading corporates globally.
India’s overall exports (Merchandise & Services combined) in August 2021 are estimated to be USD 52.20 Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 33.99% over the same period last year and positive growth of 19.89% over August 2019: Commerce Ministry
Delhi Police Special Cell busts Pak organised terror module, arrests two Pak-trained terrorists
- Explosives and firearms recovered in a multi-state operation: DCP Special Cell Pramod Kushwaha
- Total six people including two Pak trained terrorists have been arrested: Delhi Police Special Cell
Economic Offences Wing, Delhi Police has arrested a Hawala operator, Dolly Kochhar in the conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar case
Sukesh Chandrashekhar was arrested for allegedly duping Aditi Singh, wife of the former promoter of Ranbaxy, Shivinder Singh, to the tune of Rs 200 crores.
AAP takes out a ‘Tiranga Sankalp Yatra’ in Ayodhya
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) takes out a 'Tiranga Sankalp Yatra' in Ayodhya. Party leader and Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisod… https://t.co/vW1s5OzSut
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) 1631621188000
India for early start of FTA review with ASEAN
India and the 10-member ASEAN bloc should strive to announce the review of the free trade agreement (FTA) between them before the year-end, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel suggested on Tuesday. The issue came up for discussion during the 18th ASEAN-India Economic Ministers Consultations.
Taliban deny their deputy prime minister, Mullah Baradar, is dead
The Taliban have denied that one of their top leaders has been killed in a shootout with rivals, following rumours about internal splits in the movement nearly a month after its lightning victory over the Western-backed government in Kabul.
Lok Janshakti Party MP Prince Paswan moves Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in a rape case
ED moves Delhi High Court seeking quashing of notices issued by West Bengal Police to Directorate of Enforcement Officers performing their statutory functions in the Headquarters in Delhi
ED officers are probing a case pertaining to coal mining and the role of Abhishek Banerjee.
Four people drown as boat capsizes in Wardha river in Maharashtra’s Amravati district; 7 missing: Police
Amazon to hire 125,000 more ground workers in United States
Agra: Hospitals witness a rise of child patients suffering from dengue and viral fever
“The situation is bad. 40-50% patients suffer from dengue and viral fever. 60% of the patients are children,” says Rajeev Upadhaya, President, IMA Agra.
IPO-bound OYO to become public limited company
Shareholders of Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, the parent company of hospitality firm OYO, have approved the conversion of the company from a private limited company to a public limited company, according to a regulatory filing.
NSE regulatory team examining unusual trades by member, reports ET NOW quoting agencies
Odisha reports 428 COVID-19 cases, its lowest daily spike in five months, and four fatalities
Infection tally rises to 10,17,261, death toll 8,108. The coastal state now has 6,290 active cases.
Mizoram reports 1,502 COVID-19 cases, its highest single-day spike so far, and six fatalities
Infection tally rises to 72,883, death toll 244. The state now has 13,366 active cases of the disease.
Punjab government hikes monthly allowance of defence personnel awardees by 80 per cent
Out of 2,044 winners of Gallantry and Distinguished Awards, allowance for winners of the Param Vir Chakra increased from existing Rs 23,100 to Rs 41,580: Defence Services Welfare Dept
Vacancies in police services including IPS excluded from reservation for those with benchmark disability: Centre to HC
Gujarat: Night curfew in 8 major cities
Night curfew in Gujarat will be from 11 pm to 6 am in 8 major cities including Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Surat, Rajkot from Sept 15 to Sept 25 in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 cases: Gujarat govt
Trinamool Congress nominates Sushmita Dev to Rajya Sabha
“Mamata Banerjee’s vision to empower women and ensure their maximum participation in politics shall help our society to achieve much more!” tweets TMC.
Rupee closes unchanged at 73.68 (provisional) against US dollar
India will hold the first edition of the Global Buddhist Conference in Nalanda in November 2021: Dr. Vinay Sahasrabudhe, Rajya Sabha MP and President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Taliban investigating bank accounts of former high-ranking Afghan government members
Flood-like situation with roads, streets inundated with water following torrential rains in Junagadh, Gujarat
Russian President Vladimir Putin is going into self-isolation because of coronavirus cases in his circle (AP)
India ranks 54th out of 55 nations in housing prices appreciation
India ranks 54th out of 55 countries globally in the housing prices index as rates of residential properties fell marginally by 0.5 per cent year-on-year during the quarter ended June, according to Knight Frank. India was at 55th position in the previous global housing price index report for the first quarter of this calendar year.