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A fire broke out in Lifeline Hospital in Meera road in Mumbai. The cause of the fire is yet not found. The rescue operation is underway.
Police have arrested three people in connection with the death of a woman named Divya in Etawah. The woman's husband carried out the crime along with the woman he had an affair with, and his friend. All three of them used to work in the same news channel.
Election Commission flying squad has seized Rs 2,90,50,000 cash from a person in Mumbai City district. More details awaited.
An advocate at Bihar High Court has filed a complaint with Chief Judicial Magistrate against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi and 8 others on Patna floods issue.
Raveesh Kumar, MEA said: "After several rounds of discussion with Pakistan, we've reached an agreement on all issues, except Service Fee.
"Pakistan insists on levying a fee of USD 20 (approx. Rs. 1420) on all pilgrims. We've urged Pakistan not to do so in the interests of devotees, and also because this is a P2P initiative. We hope that the Agreement can be concluded and signed in time for the great event", he added.
The Ministry of Home Affairs, said: "It has been decided to provide 'Z' category CRPF security cover to West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar, on all India basis."
Border Security Force (BSF) Head Constable, Vijay Bhan Singh lost his life today after Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) troops opened fire on a BSF party which was trying to trace an Indian fisherman along Indo-Bangla Border. He was part of the BSF's search party.
Lieutenant General Taranjeet Singh has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations). He is also in-charge of tri-services special forces, space and cyber agencies.
See the first illuminated image of the lunar surface acquired by #Chandrayaan2’s IIRS payload. IIRS is designed to measure reflected sunlight from the lunar surface in narrow and contiguous spectral channels.
Former state president of PDP's Scheduled Caste wing Vijay Anand on Thursday joined the BJP along with six others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election rally in Satara, said: "Congress-NCP leaders are unable to understand the mood of the people. They were punished in the Lok Sabha elections. This time the people will give them harsh punishment in the upcoming elections too, be it in Maharashtra or Haryana."
"In the last 5 years, our govt has brought our armed forces at par with the armed forces of other countries. Be it Army, Navy or Air Force, modern weapons are a part of our armed forces today," he added.
HC reserves order on Shivakumar's bail plea, asks ED to file written submissions within two days. HC says ED cannot play "hide and seek", court not supposed to wait for its lawyer to come and argue the matter.
The judicial custody of P Chidambaram in the CBI case has been extended, the period of judicial custody and date has not given by the court yet. Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar says, "Custody extended but next date of hearing in CBI case will be decided after ED matter hearing."
Extending its gains for the fifth consecutive session, equity benchmark BSE Sensex rallied 453 points on Thursday as global investors cheered a Brexit deal reached between Britain and the EU. Domestic traders were also enthused after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hinted at more stimulus measures as she urged international investors to pump funds into India.
After trading on a positive note through the day, the 30-share Sensex surged at the fag end of the session to end 453.07 points, or 1.17 per cent, higher at 39,052.06. It hit an intra-day high of 39,104.69 and a low of 38,557.43. The broader NSE Nifty too spiked 122.35 points, or 1.07 per cent, to settle at 11,586.35.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram was on Thursday produced before a Delhi court in the INX Media case. Chidambaram, 74, was produced before Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar. The court had on Wednesday issued production warrant against him in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by Enforcement Directorate.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "We’ve got a great new deal that takes back control — now Parliament should get Brexit done on Saturday so we can move on to other priorities like the cost of living, the NHS, violent crime and our environment."
Union Minister Piyush Goyal said: "Dr Manmohan Singh should reflect on his own failures, where he went wrong, why he couldn't maintain a strong economy and give an honest government, why he was so helpless that he had to obey orders from 10 Janpath &had no capacity to make his own decisions."
After the fire broke out at Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Delhi Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh said, "Pakistan government should clarify if it was a conspiracy & whether it was done intentionally or not. This is a place of Guru Nanak Dev ji, damage to it hurts the sentiments of Sikh community."
Amid tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad after Balakot air strikes in February, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a Kabul-bound Indian passenger plane for almost an hour over their airspace last month.
The SpiceJet flight was mid-air when two Pakistani F-16 jets flanked the commercial plane and asked its pilot to lower its altitude and report to them with the flight details.
The incident occurred on September 23 and the flight involved in the incident was SG-21, which had taken off from Delhi for Kabul. Around 120 passengers were on board.
Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh on Thursday addressed a press conference in which he said that the Congress party had voted in the favour of the bill to abrogate Article 370.
Dr Singh said, "Congress party voted in favor of bill to abrogate Article 370, not against it. We believe Article 370 is a temporary measure but if a change has to be brought, it should be with goodwill of people of Jammu and Kashmir. Manner in which it was implemented is what we opposed."
The lawyer of Sunni Waqf Board, S Rizvi briefed the media ahead of the verdict of Ayodhya's disputed land case.
He said, "Outside the court, before the mediation committee, parties have put across their case and reached some terms that I can't disclose right now. Good things are never late if you want to do things you can do them at the last moment also."
The Centre's flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has not only provided clean fuel to poor households, but also resulted in an investment of over Rs 3,000 crore in the northeast, a senior official has said.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday addressed a press conference after holding a meeting with a 15 depositors delegation of OMC bank. The former PM said, "It's very unfortunate what has happened in the case of this bank. I appeal to the Maharashtra CM, the PM and the Finance Minister to look into this matter and resolve the grievances of the affected 16 Lakh people."
"I expect the government of India, RBI and the government of Maharashtra to put their head together and provide a credible, pragmatic and effective solution to this case where 16 Lakh depositors are trying for justice."
"Slowdown, government apathy affecting aspirations and the future of Indians," Singh said.
He further said that Maharashtra has the highest factory shutdowns in the last five years.
"Obsession with low inflation inflicting misery on farmers. Government's import-export policies hurting", added Dr Manmohan Singh.
In his media briefing, he further said, "Business sentiments down across Maharashtra, many units face closure."
Congress workers on Thursday stage protest against BJP's promise to give Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar, in their Maharashtra elections manifesto. Party workers protest near Mahatma Gandhi statue in Bengaluru.
Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha files a complaint with Bar Council of India against senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan. Rajeev Dhavan appearing for one of the Muslim parties in Ayodhya case tore down papers, maps handed over to him by counsel of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha yesterday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed an election rally in Parli, ahead of 2019 Maharashtra assembly polls. While addressing the rally, PM said, "Whenever Article 370 will be discussed in history, the decision that was taken in the interest of the country, then the people who opposed and ridiculed it, their comments will be remembered."
Enforcement Directorate on Thursday files chargesheet at Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court in the Moser Baer bank fraud case in which businessman Ratul Puri is facing probe.
An oil tanker caught fire after it met with an accident at Bandhu Nagar, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. Driver injured, four fire tenders present at the spot.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday briefed the media over Odd-even scheme, which will be implemented from November 4 to 15. He said, "The scheme will also include vehicles coming from other states, and only be implemented on non-transport four-wheeled vehicles, two-wheelers will be exempted."
Fire broke out at the langar hall of Gurudwara Punja Sahib, Pakistan.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at a public meeting in Varanasi said, "Had it not been for Veer Savarkar, the rebellion of 1857 would not have become history, we would have seen it from the point of view of Britishers. Veer Savarkar was the one who named the 1857 rebellion as the first independence struggle."
Andhra Pradesh Police seized 280 kg 'ganja' (cannabis) from two different vehicles and detained 13 people in two different cases, in Gannavaram, Krishna District.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has summoned all the staff of J&K Legislative Council to report to General Administration Department by October 22, consequent to the abolition of the J&K Legislative Council in terms of Section 57 of J&K Reorganization Act, 2019.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday hits out at BJP over its demand for Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar. While briefing the media, Singh said, "There are two aspects of his life, his participation in the independence struggle and when he came back after seeking an apology. His name was also registered in the conspiracy behind Mahatma Gandhi's murder."
A delegation of 15 depositors of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank will meet former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in Mumbai, on Thursday, to discuss their grievances and request his intervention in the matter.
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Vishal Dhanawade along with around 300 party workers resigned from the party. Dhanawade is contesting as an independent candidate from Pune's Kasba Peth constituency after he was denied a ticket by Shiv Sena.
Former PMC Bank Director S Surjit Singh Arora sent to police custody till 22nd October by Mumbai's Esplanade court.
Former Managing Director of PMC Bank, Joy Thomas sent to judicial custody for 14 days by Mumbai's Esplanade court on Thursday.
The former Managing Director of PMC Bank, Joy Thomas and former Director S Surjit Singh Arora brought to Mumbai's Esplanade court. They will appear before court in Punjab and Maharashtra Bank fraud case.
Equity benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 60 points in early trade on Thursday led by gains in banking stocks amid sustained foreign fund inflows.
Besides, easing global crude prices also helped buying sentiment, traders said.
The 30-share index was trading 60.48 points, or 0.16 per cent, higher at 38,659.47 in morning trade. The broader NSE Nifty was trading almost flat - up 2 points, or 0.02 per cent, at 11,466.
Roof of a house in Rameswaram's MK Colony, Tamil Nadu, collapses due to rainfall after a northeast monsoon hit the state yesterday. No injury or loss of life reported.
National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah's sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya were released on bail. They were detained on Tuesday during a protest against abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar. READ MORE
A 21-year-old woman was shot dead allegedly by four men over old enmity, police said on Thursday. Rina was alone at her home when the accused attacked her, they said.
A case has been registered against the four who are absconding since Wednesday, they said. According to a complaint filed by the victim's father, she was killed over old enmity, Circle Officer Dhanajay Khushvaha said. The police said the body was sent for post-mortem and a hunt was on to nab the accused.
Investors can find no better place in the world than India that has a democracy-loving and capitalist respecting environment, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.
She also assured international investors at an interaction session at the IMF's headquarters that the government was continuously working to bring reforms.
Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 177 and PM 10 at 122 in 'Unhealthy' category, in the area around Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium and India Gate, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.
Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured after a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in western Saudi Arabia.
The accident happened after a private bus carrying 39 passengers, including Asian and Arab nationalities, caught fire following a collision with a heavy vehicle on Wednesday night, report state media.
In a joint operation, Police and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) arrested two Naxals in Muzaffarpur yesterday. Arms and ammunition have been recovered.
A doctor working with a city hospital was arrested after a 27-year-old married woman alleged that he raped her after offering her a drink laced with sedatives at his house in Gautam Nagar, police said on Wednesday.
The doctor was arrested on Saturday after the woman approached the police and registered a case, they said.
In her complaint, the woman alleged that he raped her in May this year and since then he blackmailed her with her obscene photographs that he had clicked, a senior police official said.
The woman was working with a pharma company and came in contact with the doctor following official meetings, the officer said.
Delhi Police created a green corridor from Palam airport to RR hospital in Dhaula Kuan to transport a human organ, police said on Wednesday.
The 5.8-km distance was covered in five minutes and 10 seconds, they said.
The request was made by Col Prakash to provide a green corridor from airport to RR hospital.
Accordingly, a green corridor was created, police said, adding the organ was donated by a hospital in Chandigarh.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said his government is committed to the welfare of all sections of the society and referred to a scheme in the BJP manifesto wherein students from open category would get scholarships to study abroad.
Fadnavis, addressing an election rally in his assembly constituency Nagpur South-West, said open category students will not suffer due to reservation to members of disadvantaged social groups in educational institutes.
A man allegedly involved in several cases of snatching was nabbed by the Special Cell of Delhi Police following a shootout in Rohini on Wedesday night, police said.
Accused Raj Kumar, a resident of Rithala, suffered a bullet injury in his leg during the shootout and was admitted to a hospital, they said. He has been found involved in 18 cases of robbery and snatching in Mangolpuri and south Rohini areas, the police said, adding he was also wanted in two cases of Begumpur police station area.
According to police, Kumar is an active snatcher operating in several areas of the west and northwest Delhi. He is declared as a "bad character" of south Rohini police station area.
Additional Director General of Police Binod Kumar Singh of Provincial Armed Constabulary, appointed by the Uttar Pradesh government to as nodal officer to monitor policing in Ghaziabad district, on Wednesday said he will not tolerate corruption and incompetence in the department.
"In this new system of policing, I will keep a hawk's eye on law and order situation," Singh told PTI. He said monthly feedback on the district's law and order situation will be sent to the state government.
"Corruption will not be tolerated at any cost and inactive and incompetent officers will not be posted at police circles, stations and posts," he said, adding the posting would be made the only basis of officers' performance in controlling crime.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address rallies in Parli, Satara and Pune in Maharashtra, today