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'76 days': A documentry on COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China

News | Sep 20, 2020, 06:43 PM IST

The documentary 76 Days is the horror film tracing the COVID-19 outbreak in a Wuhan medical facility for the duration of that city’s lockdown, it manages in a concise and remarkable way to illustrate not only the ravages of this new virus but how its effects continue to resonate no matter the political forces looking to downplay its risks.

12 Opp parties give notice of no-confidence against RS deputy chairman as farm bills passed

12 Opp parties give notice of no-confidence against RS deputy chairman

India | Sep 20, 2020, 06:24 PM IST

As many as 12 Opposition parties on Sunday gave a notice for a no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh over the manner in which two farm Bills were passed in the Upper House after he overruled their pleas for an adjournment of the proceedings.

Clone trains will arrive at destinations 2-3 hours before parent trains: Official

Clone trains will arrive at destinations 2-3 hours before parent trains: Official

India | Sep 20, 2020, 06:28 PM IST

The Indian Railways rolling out 40 clone trains from September 21. With this, waitlisted passengers on high traffic routes can hope to reach their destinations 2-3 hours before the corresponding parent train, a senior official said on Sunday.

Rajnath Singh on passage of farm bills in Rajya Sabha

It is a landmark day: Rajnath Singh on passage of farm bills in Rajya Sabha

India | Sep 20, 2020, 06:04 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday hailed the passage of two big-ticket farm bills by Rajya Sabha, calling it a "landmark day" for India's agriculture sector and farmers. 

Kedarnath disaster: 4 human skeletons found during search operation in Uttarakhand

Kedarnath disaster: 4 human skeletons found during search operation in Uttarakhand

India | Sep 20, 2020, 06:01 PM IST

Four human skeletons were found on Sunday by the Uttarakhand police and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams while conducting a joint search operation along the treacherous mountainous routes leading to Kedarnath. 

Mangalore University postpones final semester UG, PG exams schedule for Sept 21

Mangalore University postpones final semester UG, PG exams schedule for Sept 21

Higher Studies | Sep 20, 2020, 05:38 PM IST

Mangalore University has postponed all its final semester undergraduate and post graduate examinations of 2019-2020 scheduled for September 21.

Payal Ghosh levels sexual harassment charges against Kashyap, will file complaint at Oshiwara police

Entertainment | Sep 21, 2020, 08:02 AM IST

Ever since actress Payal Ghosh opened up on her sexual assault allegations against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, there have been several developments in the ongoing controversy. Actress Payal Ghosh took to her Twitter account to open up against Kashyap on Saturday evening.

Regular, online classes choice as schools reopen in Andhra Pradesh from Sep 21

Regular, online classes choice as schools reopen in Andhra Pradesh from Sep 21

Education | Sep 20, 2020, 04:42 PM IST

School students from classes 9 to 12 will have the choice to attend classes in person or online in Andhra Pradesh once they reopen, as the state government has allowed the reopening of schools from Monday (September 21).

Farm Bills: Rajya Sabha Chairman likely to take action against MPs who created ruckus, tore papers

Farm Bills: Rajya Sabha Chairman likely to take action against MPs who created ruckus, tore papers

India | Sep 20, 2020, 04:39 PM IST

Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu is likely to take action against those Members of Parliament who created ruckus in the Upper House over Farm bills. Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien, Congress MP Ripun Bora, AAP MP Sanjay Singh and DMK MP Tiruchi Siva were seen making attempts to snatch the podium mike of Deputy Chairman Harivansh, raised slogans against the chair, and tore papers.

'Watershed moment': PM Modi hails passage of Farm Bills, assures MSPs would continue

'Watershed moment': PM Modi hails passage of Farm Bills, assures MSPs would continue

India | Sep 20, 2020, 04:18 PM IST

PM Modi congratulated all the farmers on the passage of farm bills in the Parliament today. He called it a "watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture" and assured protesting farmers that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system won’t be touched and government purchase of their produce would continue.

Police use water canon to disperse protesting Youth Congress workers over Farm Bills in Ambala

Police use water canon to disperse protesting Youth Congress workers over Farm Bills in Ambala

India | Sep 20, 2020, 06:14 PM IST

Rajya Sabha today passed two contentious farm bills, which have triggered protests by farmers at several places, amid uproar by opposition members. Various farmers' organisations staged protests against the bills over fear that they will no longer get paid at the Minimum Support Price (MSP).

Haryana: Farmers protesting news agriculture law block major road in Sirsa

Haryana: Farmers protesting new agriculture law block major road in Sirsa

India | Sep 20, 2020, 03:49 PM IST

Farmers in Haryana are protesting against the new farm laws that were passed in Rajya Sabha on Sunday amid massive uproar in the house. The protesting farmers have blocked a major road in Sirsa.

Patiala: Members of various farmers organizations block Sangrur road during a protest against the ce

Rajya Sabha passes crucial farm bills amidst massive protest

India | Sep 20, 2020, 02:41 PM IST

Amid the massive uproar in parliament, the Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the contentious Farmers’ and Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 by voice vote.

Farm Bills passed in Rajya Sabha amid protests by

Farm Bills passed in Rajya Sabha | BIG TAKEAWAYS

India | Sep 20, 2020, 03:46 PM IST

The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 passed by Rajya Sabha amid ruckus in Parliament as the Congress-led Opposition rushed to Well of House

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Payal Ghosh opens up on accusing Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment

Entertainment | Sep 20, 2020, 02:58 PM IST

Payal Ghosh narrated how it took six years for her to come out and speak about the incident. Payal Ghosh has found support in National Commission for Women, with its chairperson Rekha Sharma assuring the actor that the NCW will take cognisance of the

Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha: Procurement of crops will continune at MSP

Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha: Procurement of crops will continune at MSP

India | Sep 20, 2020, 01:33 PM IST

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha said procurement of crops will continune at MSP and there should be no dobut about it.

UP Police constable suspended for beating physically-challenged man

UP Police constable suspended for beating physically-challenged man

India | Sep 20, 2020, 12:51 PM IST

An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was suspended late on Saturday night after a video clip showed him thrashing a physically handicapped man in Kannauj. The Kannauj Police announced the suspension from its Twitter handle.

Parliament Session: Farm bills tabled in Rajya Sabha amid protests; attack on souls of farmers, says

Farm bills tabled in Rajya Sabha amid protests; attack on souls of farmers, says Congress

India | Sep 20, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

Farm bills tabled in Rajya Sabha: Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar today introduced Farmers' and Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, in Rajya Sabha.

Rajasthan imposes Section 144 of CrPC in 11 districts amid rising COVID-19 cases (Representational i

Rajasthan imposes Section 144 of CrPC in 11 districts amid rising COVID-19 cases

India | Sep 20, 2020, 09:59 AM IST

Concerned over the rising number of coronavirus cases, the Rajasthan government on Saturday decided to impose Section 144 of the CrPC in 11 districts of the state.

India records single-day spike of 93,337 COVID-19 cases; tally crosses 53-lakh mark

India records single-day spike of 92,605 COVID-19 cases; tally crosses 54-lakh mark

India | Sep 20, 2020, 09:50 AM IST

India on Sunday recorded as many as 92,605 new coronavirus cases and 1,133 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union health ministry data. India's Covid-19 tally crossed 54 lakh-mark with Maharashtra recording the highest number of cases.

Magnitude-4.6 earthquake hits Champai, Mizoram (Representational image)

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake in Champai, Mizoram

India | Sep 20, 2020, 08:48 AM IST

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred near Champhai, Mizoram on Sunday.

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Breaking News: September 20, 2020 | As it happened

World | Sep 20, 2020, 11:05 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.

Tamil Nadu Schools reopen

No shift-based classes when schools reopen: Tamil Nadu Education Minister

Education | Sep 19, 2020, 09:50 PM IST

The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday ruled out shift-based classes in schools once they reopen across the state. 

Monsoon Session, Parliament, Coronavirus

Coronavirus impact! Parliament's monsoon session may be curtailed by September 24

India | Sep 19, 2020, 09:18 PM IST

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 ongoing Monsoon Session as early as September 24.

Former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh tests positive for coronavirus

Former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh tests positive for coronavirus

India | Sep 19, 2020, 09:11 PM IST

Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Raman Singh said he has tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.

PM Modi, Narendra Modi, Bihar, Highway projects

PM Modi to lay foundation of 9 highway projects in Bihar on Monday

India | Sep 19, 2020, 08:31 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of nine highway projects in poll-bound Bihar through video conference on Monday and also inaugurate optical fibre internet services through which the state's all 45,945 villages will be connected, the PMO said on Saturday.

Volcanic eruptions can help better understand Indian monsoon: Study

Volcanic eruptions can help better understand Indian monsoon: Study

Sep 19, 2020, 07:55 PM IST

A joint study involving Indian and German scientists has found that large-scale volcanic eruptions can help in better forecast of the Indian monsoon, the annual phenomenon that brings rain over the Indian subcontinent. 

Punjab allows reopening of higher education institutes

Punjab allows reopening of higher education institutes

Education | Sep 19, 2020, 06:48 PM IST

The Punjab government has allowed the reopening of the higher education institutions for Ph.D. scholars and postgraduate students of technical and professional programmes requiring laboratories and experimental works from September 21.

Farm bills, Sanjay Jha, Modi Govt

Let's not make it a mindless obsession of opposing PM Modi: Sanjay Jha asks Cong to back farm bills

India | Sep 19, 2020, 06:26 PM IST

Sanjay Jha, the suspended Congress leader, has opposed his own party for criticising PM Modi on every single issue in wake of Modi government's new farm bills saying that Congress and BJP were on the same page, then why oppose the government on the new bills.

Oxford coronavirus vaccine covishield Phase-3 trial

Oxford coronavirus vaccine Phase-3 trial to begin in Pune next week

Good News | Sep 19, 2020, 06:08 PM IST

The phase-3 human clinical trial of the Covishield vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford and being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India will begin next week at the Sassoon General Hospital in Pune.

In this file photo, Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut arrives

Fact Check: Has Kangana Ranaut joined BJP?

Sep 19, 2020, 05:33 PM IST

A poster is doing the rounds on internet showing Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's photo 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. Let's do a fact check.

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan tests positive for coronavirus

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan tests positive for coronavirus

India | Sep 19, 2020, 04:01 PM IST

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan said he has tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. 

West Bengal Governor targets police over NIA arrests, calls approach to law and order ‘ostrich stanc

West Bengal Governor targets police over NIA arrests, calls approach to law & order ‘ostrich stance’

India | Sep 19, 2020, 02:47 PM IST

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. 

Adityanath promises country's ‘most beautiful and biggest' film city in Noida, orders land hunt

Adityanath promises country's ‘most beautiful and biggest' film city in Noida, orders land hunt

India | Sep 19, 2020, 02:05 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced to set up the country's "most beautiful and "biggest" film city in the state’s Gautam Buddh Nagar. He also instructed officials to search for a suitable land in or around Noida, Greater Noida or Yamuna Expressway and prepare an action plan.

'Our priorities include peace, security related issues': Permanent Representative of India to UN

News | Sep 19, 2020, 02:07 PM IST

Permanent Representative of India to UN, TS Tirumurti on 75th anniversary of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) said that India has set forth priorities, which include peace as the country will also be entering Security Council as non-permanent member.

Centre coming up with National Cyber-Security Strategy 2020: NSA Doval

News | Sep 19, 2020, 02:07 PM IST

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said the Centre is coming up with National Cyber-Security Strategy 2020 which envisions a safe, secure, trusted, resilient and vibrant cyberspace for India's prosperity. "The National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 has focussed on all areas of cybersecurity through its three pillars," Ajit Doval said.

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