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Breaking News October 22

Breaking News: October 22, 2020 | Highlights

World | Oct 22, 2020, 11:31 PM IST

Get all the latest news on coronavirus cases, news on the vaccine, monsoon rains, business, politics, science, education and much more in India and worldwide.

Tej Pratap Yadav, Bihar Election 2020, Hasanpur Assembly Seat

Tej Pratap Yadav: Lalu's maverick elder son eyeing victory from Hasanpur seat in Bihar Election 2020

Elections | Oct 22, 2020, 06:04 PM IST

Bihar Election 2020: Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad and Bihar's former health minister, is contestng the forthcoming assembly polls from Hasanpur assembly seat in Samastipur district. Tej Pratap filed his nomination on October 13.

Joe Biden's path to 2020 President and his 50-yr career with White House | Know about the Democratic

Joe Biden's path to 2020 President and his 50-year career with the White House

World | Oct 22, 2020, 12:11 AM IST

After almost half a century on the national political stage, Joe Biden is fighting to achieve a decades-long dream of winning the White House and becoming president of the United States. Biden, a Democratic nominee, is up against Donald Trump in the race for US presidency. 

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Donald Trump — an unconventional American President, seeking re-election | A look at Trump 1.0

World | Oct 21, 2020, 11:08 PM IST

Incumbent US President Donald Trump, who has been the head of the state for 4 years now, is seeking to be re-elected as America heads to vote for the Presidential Election 2020 on November 3. Donald Trump is contesting against Democratic rival Joe Biden. Trump has been an unconventional political candidate, an unconventional American president and now is facing an unpredictable future.

CTET, TET: NCTE extends Teacher Eligibility Test certificate validity for lifetime

CTET, TET: NCTE extends Teacher Eligibility Test certificate validity for lifetime

Education | Oct 21, 2020, 10:54 PM IST

CTET, TET Validity Extended: The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has extended the validity of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) and Teacher Eligibility Tests (TETs) certificates for a lifetime.

Railways to run superfast special trains between Howrah-Yesvantpur daily | Check timings, stoppages

Railways to run superfast special trains between Howrah-Yesvantpur daily | Check timings, stoppages

India | Oct 21, 2020, 10:17 PM IST

In order to facilitate the rush of passengers during the upcoming festival season, South Central Railways on Wednesday said it will run superfast festival special trains Howrah-Yesvantpur daily. These special trains will consist of AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper and Reserved Second Class Sitting Coaches. 

BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain tests positive for coronavirus

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain tests positive for coronavirus

India | Oct 21, 2020, 09:34 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain said he has tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

Coronavirus in Delhi

Delhi records 3,686 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 6,128

India | Oct 21, 2020, 08:46 PM IST

Delhi recorded as many as 3,686 fresh coronavirus cases. With this, the tally of coronavirus cases in the state has mounted to over 3.40 lakh on Wednesday, while the death toll mounted to 6,128.

India to host third edition of 2+2 ministerial dialogue with the US on October 27

India to host third edition of 2+2 ministerial dialogue with the US on October 27

India | Oct 21, 2020, 09:48 PM IST

India will host the third India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on 27 October, 2020 in Delhi, Ministry of External Affairs informed on Wednesday. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper will be visiting India on 26-27 October 2020 to participate in the Dialogue.

Nirmala Sitharaman, BJP manifesto, Bihar elections 2020

Bihar Election 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman to release BJP's manifesto on Thursday

Elections | Oct 21, 2020, 11:28 PM IST

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will launch BJP's manifesto for upcoming polls in Patna on October 22 (Thursday). Union Minister and Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad will also be present at the manifesto release.

Gorkha leader Bimal Gurung, missing for 3 yrs, quits NDA to form alliance with TMC for 2021 polls

Gorkha leader Bimal Gurung, missing for 3 yrs, quits NDA, to support TMC in 2021 Bengal polls

India | Oct 21, 2020, 07:34 PM IST

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung seen in Salt Lake, Kolkata today. He was charged under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in connection with grenade attack at Kalimpong Police Station & explosion in Darjeeling's Chowk Bazaar area in 2017 and had been absconding.

Reserve Bank of India, RBI Governor, Shaktikanta Das

India at doorstep of revival process, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

Business | Oct 21, 2020, 08:24 PM IST

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said that the government will have to spell out fiscal roadmap post coronavirus, PTI reported. Das also said that India is at the doorstep of revival process. More to follow.

Kamal Nath, Election Commission

Kamal Nath gets 48-hour ultimatum by election commission to clear stand over 'item' remark

India | Oct 21, 2020, 08:41 PM IST

The Election Commission of India on Wednesday issued notice to former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath over his 'item' remark. The commission has asked him to clear his stand within 48 hours.

'Red Light On, Gaadi Off': Delhi govt launches campaign to curb air pollution

'Red Light On, Gaadi Off': Delhi govt launches campaign to curb air pollution

India | Oct 21, 2020, 09:07 PM IST

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has launched the 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign on Wednesday as part of the war against pollution.

Imran Khan, Pakistan, Army Chief

Imran Khan-led Pakistan govt heading towards worst political crisis: What we know

World | Oct 21, 2020, 05:55 PM IST

Imran Khan government led Pakistan seems to be heading to face its worst political crisis after Sindh Police chief was allegedly kidnapped and persuade to act against PML(N) Vice President Marayam Nawaz Sharif amid rising tussle between the opposition parties and Pakistan's army.

Major landslide near Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada, several feared trapped under debris

Landslide near Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada, several feared trapped under debris

India | Oct 21, 2020, 06:02 PM IST

Panic ensued after boulders came rolling down the Indrakeeladri hillock leading to a major landslide at the famous Kanaka Durga temple in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada on Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu: Shops, retail outlets allowed to open till 10 pm

Tamil Nadu: Shops, retail outlets can now open till 10 pm

India | Oct 21, 2020, 04:42 PM IST

In view of the coming festive season and to facilitate further economic recovery, all shops, restaurants, and commercial complexes in Tamil Nadu would be allowed to remain open till 10 pm from Thursday, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said, easing coronavirus-induced curbs further.

Good News! Centre approves bonus for more than 30 lakh central govt employees, to be transferred via

Dussehra Cheer! Cabinet approves bonus for Central govt employees, over 30 lakh to benefit

Business | Oct 21, 2020, 04:32 PM IST

The Centre announced bonus pertaining to year 2019-2020 which will benefit 30 lakh non-gazetted employees. The total financial implication of this will be Rs 3,737 crore. The bonus will be given in a single installment, through Direct Benefit Transfer, before Vijayadashami.

Bihar election 2020: Chirag Paswan attacks Nitish Kumar,

Bihar election 2020: Bihar will lose if Nitish Kumar wins by mistake, says Chirag Paswan

Elections | Oct 21, 2020, 02:31 PM IST

Bihar Assembly election 2020: The LJP quit the NDA citing ideological differences with Nitish Kumar. The party is contesting on 143 seats with its candidates taking on JD(U) nominees in most constituencies. Chirag had earlier asserted that the LJP and the BJP will together form the next government in Bihar.

Bihar Election 2020: Which party will get the support of voters of Munger?

News | Oct 21, 2020, 02:31 PM IST

The Bihar elections will be held in three phases. Elections for the first phase will take place on October 28 on 71 Assembly constituencies, elections for the second phase on 94 seats will take place on November 3, and the third phase poll on 78 Assembly seats on November 7.

BJP leader Eknath Khadse to join NCP: Jayant Patil

News | Oct 21, 2020, 01:50 PM IST

BJP leader Eknath Khadse has quit the Bharatiya Janata Party to join the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Maharashtra minister Jayant Patil said on Wednesday. The development comes just a day after former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis rejected the speculations, saying there are talks every day of such kind of "muhurat".

US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden

US Presidential Election 2020: Poll Date, candidates - FAQs

World | Oct 23, 2020, 08:49 PM IST

The United States of America will soon have its 46th President. Come November, the country will decide whether Donald Trump would continue in office or will Joe Biden take over. The US politics is dominated by two parties -- The Republican Party and the Democrats. The candidates will compete to win electoral college votes. And remember, this is the first major election in between a health pandemic, so things are different this time around. The results may also take longer than before.

Police Commemoration Day: States CMs pay tribute to CRPF jawans

News | Oct 21, 2020, 01:54 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid tribute to the police personnel on Police Commemoration Day in Lucknow. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also paid tribute to the CRPF jawans who lost their lives in the line of duty, at Police Headquarters in Mumbai's Naigaon.

AP Inter Admission 2020: BIEAP begins online admission process at bie.ap.gov.in. Key points to know

AP Inter Admission 2020: BIEAP begins online admission process at bie.ap.gov.in. Key points to know

Higher Studies | Oct 21, 2020, 01:27 PM IST

The Board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh (BIE AP) has begun Andhra Pradesh Intermediate Admission 2020 (AP inter) admission process online his year due to the pandemic. Here're key points all students must know before applying for two-year Intermediate courses

West Bengal: Durga Puja pandal 'no-entry zone' order partially eased, up to 45 people allowed

West Bengal: Durga Puja pandal 'no-entry zone' order partially eased, up to 45 people allowed

India | Oct 21, 2020, 12:57 PM IST

A day before the popular Durga Pujo in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday eased its order which declared Durga Puja pandals 'no-entry zones' amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

delhi pollution

Air quality in Delhi falls to lower end of very poor category

India | Oct 21, 2020, 12:18 PM IST

Delhi's pollution level worsened on Wednesday morning with the air quality falling to the lower end of “very poor” category, a government agency said.

sebi exams

Sebi to conduct online exams for recruitment of senior officers. Check dates

India | Oct 21, 2020, 12:13 PM IST

Markets regulator Sebi is set to conduct examinations for the recruitment of 147 senior officers in January and February next year. In a notice, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) stated that phase I and phase II online examinations will be held on January 17 and February 27, 2021 respectively.

Pushpam Priya Choudhary, Janata Dal-United leader Vinod

Pushpam Priya Choudhary: Meet the UK return girl who aspires to become CM of Bihar

Politics | Oct 21, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Pushpam Priya Choudhary, Janata Dal-United leader Vinod Chaudhary's daughter, announced her entry into Bihar politics with an ad blitz on International Women's Day. She introduced her political party as Plurals. Her two-page newspaper advertisement in Hindi and English featured a tagline 'Bihar deserves better, and better is possible'.

Farooq Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah appears before ED in JKCA money laundering case

India | Oct 21, 2020, 12:37 PM IST

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah appeared before the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday, second time this week, for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe into an alleged multi-crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA).

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Bihar election 2020: Congress manifesto promises Rs 1,500 monthly allowance to unemployed

Elections | Oct 21, 2020, 04:20 PM IST

The Congress party on Wednesday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly election in Bihar. The party has promised a monthly allowance of Rs 1,500 to each unemployed youth of the state.

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Bihar Election 2020: Chirag Paswan promises Kota-like 'coaching city', job portal for youth

Elections | Oct 21, 2020, 03:41 PM IST

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday released party's manifesto for the upcoming assembly election in Bihar. Making the "ghoshna patra" public, Chirag emphasises on the party's vision of "Bihar first Bihari first".

At least 3 dead, several injured in an explosion in Gulshan-e-Iqbal building in Karachi

News | Oct 21, 2020, 11:41 AM IST

At least three people were reported dead, while five others were injured after an explosion hit a four-storey building in Pakistan. According to the details, the blast occurred at a building opposite the Karachi University Maskan gate in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

Bareilly love jihad case.

Bareilly 'love jihad': BJP, VHP workers ransack police station over alleged inaction

India | Oct 21, 2020, 11:32 AM IST

The alleged love jihad case in Bareilly involves a girl who was kidnapped and forced to marry a non-Hindu boy.

Terrorists are raised in madrasas, says MP Minister Usha Thakur

News | Oct 21, 2020, 11:21 AM IST

Madrassas are responsible for turning Jammu and Kashmir into a terror factory and the government's support to madrassas should come to an end in the country, Madhya Pradesh Minister Usha Thakur said on Tuesday. The statement from Madhya Pradesh culture minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Indore came while she was addressing a press conference in the state.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar waves at the crowd during

Bihar Polls 2020: Nitish Kumar to crowd 'don't create nuisance', after Lalu Zindabad chants at rally

Elections | Oct 21, 2020, 11:25 PM IST

Bihar election 2020: Incumbent Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked people present at a rally in Parsa not to create nuisance, after some chanted 'Lalu Zindabad'. The state is slated to go to the polls in three-phase between October 28 and November 7. The results will be declared on November 10.

karachi blast

Pakistan: 3 dead, several injured as explosion hits 4-storey building in Karachi

World | Oct 21, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

At least three people were reported dead, while five others were injured after an explosion hit a four-storey building in Pakistan.

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