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India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: September 22, 2019 23:56 IST
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  • 10:34 PM (IST)

    Three minor girls drown in pond

    Three girls, aged between eight and 12 years, drowned in a pond here while taking bath on Sunday evening. District Magistrate A N Upadhyay said the girls drowned in the pond near Sonari village Pokhrahawa Tola in Chowk police station area.

  • 9:26 PM (IST)

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal visits 'Dubai Expo 2020' site

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal had visited the site of the ‘Dubai Expo 2020’ today and took stock of the preparations. India will be setting up a pavilion, which will help in attracting investments & business to India. He also reviewed the model of the Expo planned for next year in Dubai, UAE.

  • 8:57 PM (IST)

    Three motorcycle-borne brothers sans helmets die in accident

    Three brothers died on Sunday when their motorcycle collided with a bus on Lakhani-Gela road in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, police said.
    None of the deceased trio--all in the age group of 16 to 20 years--was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident which occurred in the morning hours.

  • 8:31 PM (IST)

    Punjab Police busts terrorist module of reivived Khalistan Zindabad Force

    In another major terror crackdown, Punjab Police has busted a terrorist module of revived Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) backed by Pakistan and Germany based terror group and seized huge cache of arms including 5 AK-47 rifles, pistols, satellite phones and hand grenades. 

  • 7:36 PM (IST)

    Punjab CM slams Harsimrat on Golden Temple GST refund

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Sunday slammed Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal for her allegations that the state had not kept its word of paying its share in the goods and services tax (GST) to Shri Harmandar Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple.

  • 7:22 PM (IST)

    Kejriwal to attend C40 Summit in Denmark next month

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will attend the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, next month and speak on his government's experience in lowering pollution, including the Odd-Even scheme, and other issues.

  • 7:09 PM (IST)

    Overnight rain in Delhi brings mercury down

    Overnight rains in parts of Delhi brought the mercury down on Sunday, with the maximum temperature settling at 29.8 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal.

  • 7:01 PM (IST)

    'Howdy Modi!', the mega event of PM Narendra Modi will shortly begin

    'Howdy Modi!', the mega event of PM Narendra Modi will shortly begin!

    Click Here for Live Updates of Howdy Modi


  • 6:37 PM (IST)

    Arjuna Awardee kills three during National Rally Championship race in Rajasthan

    Three people, including a minor, were killed after a car driven reportedly by Arjun awardee rally driver, Gaurav Gill, hit a motorcycle during a National Rally Championship race in Barmer, yesterday. A case has been registered.

  • 6:24 PM (IST)

    3 lakh, 21 thousand diyas: Ayodhya preparing for a world record this Diwali

    Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram, is preparing for a world record this Diwali. Diwali, a holy Hindu festival, is celebrated with lighting diyas (earthen lamps). As per Hindu tradition, Diwali is celebrated on a day when Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after returning from 14-year period in which he defeated Ravana - the king of Lanka. 

    The Uttar Pradesh government under Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is making grand plans for celebrating Diwali - the festival of lights. The administration along with Sadhus will light 3 lakh 21 thousand diyas. This will be Yogi Adityanath's third Diwali. The Yogi administration is set to invite tourism minister from all other states to Ayodhya. 

  • 5:17 PM (IST)

    Travel firm Thomas Cook teeters on edge as talks continue

    • 6 lakh travellers on edge as Thomas Cook faces collapse
    • Thomas Cook makes last-ditch effort to avoid collapse, 6 lakh travellers on edge
    • India Tv - Thomas Cook is struggling to stay afloat
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      FILE - In this May 19, 2016 file photo, a Thomas Cook plane takes off in England. Thomas Cook, one of the world’s oldest and largest travel companies, is facing a race against time to stay afloat it was announced Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. 

    The company, which confirmed Friday it was seeking 200 million pounds ($250 million) in extra funding to avoid going bust, was in last-ditch talks with shareholders and creditors to stave off a collapse.

    Sky News reported that discussions were taking place Sunday at the London-based headquarters of law firm Slaughter & May. Thomas Cook would not comment on that report but said it has sought to reassure customers that their flights are continuing to operate as normal. It said most package holidays for British travelers are protected by the ATOL insurance scheme.

    The financial difficulties were also raising questions about the jobs of the 22,000 staff employed by Thomas Cook around the world, including 9,000 in Britain. The tour operator recently raised 900 million pounds ($1.12 billion) in new capital, including from its leading Chinese shareholder Fosun.

  • 5:02 PM (IST)

    Excited people starts gathering outside NRG Stadium for Howdy Modi

    People have started gathering outside NRG stadium in Houston, Texas, to attend Howdy Modi event. ''We are excited to see Modi, expect to hear from him, and get words of wisdom from him because he is an inspiration for the country and people around the globe.''

  • 3:32 PM (IST)

    Article 370 and Article 35A gave birth to terrorism in Kashmir says Rajnath Singh

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "The biggest cause which gave birth to terrorism in Kashmir is Article 370 and Article 35A. This terrorism bloodied Kashmir. Let's see how much courage does Pakistan have. How many terrorists will it produce?  

  • 12:38 PM (IST)

    Al Qaeda's Kalimuddin Mujahiri arrested from Jharkhand

  • 12:17 PM (IST)

    US President Donald Trump to give major speech on India at Howdy Modi

    US President Donald Trump is expected to deliver a major, 30-minute speech on India and Indian Americans at the "Howdy, Modi!" event here in the world's energy capital on Sunday, which US officials asserted would bring fresh energy in the long-lasting relationship between the two democracies.

    Contrary to what was reported earlier, Trump, the 45th president of the United States, is no longer making a guest appearance or making a notional brief remark at the diaspora event.

    Trump, who as a Republican presidential candidate in 2016 promised to be India's best friend, is flying to Houston only to attend the "Howdy, Modi!" event.

    As per the schedule released by the White House on late Saturday night, Trump will spend 100 minutes at the NRG Stadium.

    While the duration of his speech is not yet known, it is believed his remarks could last as long as 30 minutes.

    He is also expected to be present in the audience during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address.

  • 11:46 AM (IST)

    Imran Khan uses Saudi Crown Prince's aircraft for US travel

    Pak PM Imran Khan has arrived in the US on a special aircraft of the Saudi Crown Price Mohammad Bin Salman

  • 10:46 AM (IST)

    "He's our tiger,he's a man who we call Iron Man," Member of Sikh Delegation on Narendra Modi

  • 10:19 AM (IST)

    Trump heads to UN with long list of deals he’s yet to close

    President Donald Trump, a self-described deal-maker, is saddled with a long list of unresolved foreign policy deals he has yet to close heading into his U.N. visit this coming week.

    There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts. Some are inching forward. Some have stalled.

    Trump has said repeatedly that he is in “no rush” to wrap up the deals. But negotiations take time. He is nearly three years into his presidency and the 2020 election looms, which will crimp his ability to tend to unfinished foreign business.

  • 9:51 AM (IST)

    Team India eyes series win as Proteas' search for balance continues

    Virat Kohli and co. will take on South Africa in the third and final T20I in Bengaluru on Sunday. With a 1-0 series lead, India will aim to extend their four-game undefeated run with a victory tonight. South Africa, meanwhile, will look to make amends and spoil India's party.

    For full match preview, click here


  • 9:43 AM (IST)

    Imran reaches New York to attend UNGA session

    Pakistan Prime Minister has reached New York on a week-long visit to attend the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session and be part of a host of other activities, including a meeting with US President Donald Trump.

    He was received on Saturday by Pakistan's UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, the country's envoy to the US Asad Majeed Khan and other senior officials, The Express Tribune reported.

    The highlight of Khan's visit is his maiden address to the UNGA slated to take place on September 27, which would focus on Pakistan's perspective and position on the Jammu and Kashmir issue and on its current human rights and related dimensions.

    Khan is being accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Advisor on Finance Hafeez Shaikh and Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari.

  • 9:01 AM (IST)

    We thanked PM Modi on behalf of the 700,000 Kashmiri Pandits all over the globe for such a historic decision

    Surender Kaul, a representative of the Kashmiri Pandit community said: PM told us you've suffered a lot together we've to build new Kashmir. Our youth presented him the messages that the community have prepared for him. I presented a memorandum on behalf of the community. He gladly accepted that. We thanked him on behalf of the 700,000 Kashmiri Pandits all over the globe for such a historic decision. We assured him that our community will work with the govt to fulfill your dream for a Kashmir which is peaceful, full of growth where people are all happy


  • 8:30 AM (IST)

    PM Modi's round table meeting with oil sector CEOs | Highlights

    India Tv - PM Modi's round table meeting with oil sector CEOs | Highlights

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    PM Modi's round table meeting with oil sector CEOs | Highlights

    • CEOs of 17 global energy companies participated in the Round table. 
    • Combined net worth of participating companies is US$1 trillion with a presence in 150 countries. 
    • All companies have some engagement/presence with/in India.
    • Objective of the meeting was to deepen the energy cooperation of the two sides as part of our strategic energy partnership.
    • CEOs were thankful to the Government for the support and facilitation.
    • CEOs talked about enhancing their footprint in India. 
    • They lauded government efforts towards Ease of Doing Business, steps taken towards deregulation in the sector, supported reforms and policies and were upbeat on the Indian economy.
  • 8:12 AM (IST)

    A delegation of Kashmiri Pandits meets and interacts with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • 8:10 AM (IST)

    Thunderstorm damages Delhi-Vijaywada Air India flight

    The passengers and crew members of an Air India plane flying from Delhi to Vijaywada reportedly sustained injuries after the aircraft suffered damage due to a thunderstorm, sources said on Saturday.

    The flight - AI-467 - departed from Delhi at 7.28 p.m. It was scheduled to land at 9.40 p.m. in Vijaywada.

    The passengers suffered minor bruises, sources said.

    Air India has started an investigation into the incident.

  • 7:34 AM (IST)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with members of Sikh community in Houston

  • 7:22 AM (IST)

    PM Modi's visit great thing for Houston, say Indian Americans

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump jointly addressing the "Howdy Modi" event here in the energy capital of the world is "historic" and a direct endorsement of India's Kashmir policy by the United States, Indian Americans said on Saturday.

    Describing it as a historic moment for the Indian American community, Rakesh Mangal, former president of the Indian American Doctors' Association, Houston, said Trump attending the "Howdy Modi" event says how important India is to the entire world, especially to the US.

  • 7:09 AM (IST)

    Pak national arrested near IB in Jammu

    A 20-year-old Pakistani national was arrested on Saturday after he intruded into this side from the International Border (IB) here, officials said.

    Inspector General of Police, Jammu, Mukesh Singh confirmed the arrest of Basharat Ali, a resident of Sialkot in Pakistan.  

    Ali had managed to sneak into this side from Pakistan and reached Chandu Check village of the R S Pura sector, where he was caught by some villagers and handed over to police, the officials said.

    They said Ali was unarmed and immediately whisked away by police. 

    "He is being questioned," the IGP said when asked about the motive for his sneaking into the country.

  • 6:34 AM (IST)

    PM Modi meets CEOs from energy sector in US

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met CEOs from the energy sector on the first day of his week-long US visit here on Saturday.

    "Further energising India-USA friendship. Among the first engagements of PM @narendramodi in Houston is a meeting with CEOs from the energy sector. India and USA are looking to diversify cooperation in this sector," the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a tweet.

    It also posted a couple of photographs from the meeting, which was attended by the chief executive officers (CEOs) of some top oil companies based in the United States.

    The prime minister is scheduled to address over 50,000 Indian-Americans at the "Howdy, Modi" event on Sunday, in which he will be joined by US President Donald Trump.

    The event at the sprawling NRG football stadium here will be the largest gathering ever for an elected foreign leader visiting the US, other than the Pope. PTI RC

  • 6:23 AM (IST)

    PM Modi to inaugurate 50KW 'Gandhi Solar Park' in New York

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 50KW 'Gandhi Solar Park' at the UN on September 24 as a part of India's commitment to boost renewable energy and combat climate change.