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New Delhi Updated on: October 14, 2020 23:16 IST
Breaking News October 14

Breaking News October 14

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 38 million, including more than 1,090,179 fatalities. More than 28,835,519 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.

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  • 8:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ukraine becomes 17th country to have air bubble arrangement with India

    India has established a separate bilateral air bubble arrangement with Ukraine for operation of special international passenger flights between the two countries, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday.

    Till now, India had formed such arrangements with 16 countries -- Afghanistan, Bahrain, Oman, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, the Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar, the UAE, Kenya, Bhutan, the UK and the USA.

  • 8:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker tests positive for COVID-19

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar says he has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • 7:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    New Delhi-Habibganj Shatabdi train to resume service from Oct 17

    The Railways has announced that New Delhi-Habibganj Shatabdi Express will resume service from October 17, over seven months after its operation was suspended in light of the COVID-19 lockdown, an official said on Wednesday.

  • 6:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    RBI launches latest round of quarterly survey of manufacturing sector

    The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday launched the latest round of its quarterly Order Books, Inventories and Capacity Utilisation Survey (OBICUS) of the manufacturing sector which will provide valuable inputs for monetary policy formulation.

  • 5:45 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    APSRTC to operate 2,028 special buses for Dussehra

    The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation (APSRTC) will operate 2,028 special buses in the coming Dussehra festival.

  • 5:32 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Srinagar-Jammu highway to remain closed on Fridays for maintenance

    Traffic authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have suspended movement of vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on every Friday for next six weeks for maintenance of the arterial road, officials said here on Wednesday.

    "In connection with the maintenance of the NHW-44, no vehicular movement will be allowed every Friday starting from 16-10-2020 to 30-11-2020," an advisory by Traffic Department said.

    The advisory also requested security forces not to ply against the traffic plan on Fridays in view of road maintenance.

  • 5:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Maharashtra allows metro trains to run from Oct 15

    The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to allow metro trains in Mumbai to operate from October 15 in a phased manner under its mission 'begin again'.

  • 4:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bihar Election 2020: BJP releases list of 35 candidates

  • 4:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi pollution body bans use of diesel generators till further orders

    The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on Wednesday issued directions banning the use of diesel generators in the national capital from Thursday under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).

    GRAP is a set of anti-pollution measures that come into force in Delhi and its vicinity towns according to the severity of the situation.
    It was notified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests in 2017 for implementation through the Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority.

    "DPCC hereby bans the operation of generator sets of all capacities, run on diesel, petrol or kerosene in Delhi with effect from October 15 till further orders, excluding those used for essential or emergency services," an official order read.

  • 4:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee inaugurates Durga Puja pandals across the state via video conferencing

  • 4:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Schools for classes X, XII to reopen in Uttarakhand from Nov 1

    Schools will reopen in Uttarakhand for classes X and XII on November 1 after their prolonged closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 4:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex ends 169 points higher after fag-end rally

    Rallying for the 10th straight session, equity benchmark Sensex ended 169 points higher on Wednesday, led by gains in financial stocks amid largely positive cues from global markets. The 30-share BSE index opened on a weak note and gyrated over 600 points during the day. However, it gained ground in the last hour of the session to finish at 40,794.74, up 169.23 points or 0.42 per cent. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 36.55 points or 0.31 per cent to 11,971.05. READ MORE

  • 10:36 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India reports spike of 63,509 new COVID-19 cases, 730 deaths in last 24 hours

    India reported a spike of 63,509 new COVID-19 cases and 730 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 72,39,390 including 8,26,876 active cases, 63,01,928 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,10,586 deaths.

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Afghan air force helicopters collide; 15 killed

    At least 15 people were killed after two Afghan air force helicopters collided in Nawa district of southern Helmand on Tuesday night.

  • 10:27 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    DRDO Chief G Satheesh Reddy on ‘Rudram’ Anti-Radiation Missile

    DRDO Chief G Satheesh Reddy on ‘Rudram’ Anti-Radiation Missile, said: It's an anti-radiation missile launched from an aircraft. When you release it, it'll be able to detect any emitting elements. You'll be able to lock on to that emitting elements and attack them.

    We need to do a couple of more trials to prove the complete system technologies, under various conditions. Once done, it goes into Air Force and it'll strengthen Air Force in attacking the enemies' emitting elements.

    Nirbhay has been flight-tested earlier and has successfully completed all its development trials. We only wanted to increase indigenous content in it. After that some snag had come, we are looking into it.

  • 7:56 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga to cure bronchitis, sinus

    Yog guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to cure bronchitis, sinus. | Watch Now

  • 7:32 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Martial Arts Master P Prabhakar Reddy achieves Guinness World Record for smashing 49 coconuts blindfolded

    Andhra Pradesh's Martial Arts Master P Prabhakar Reddy and his student Boyilla Rakesh have achieved Guinness World Record for smashing 49 coconuts blindfolded last month.

    Reddy said, "We had been practising to achieve this since last 6 months. Our target was to break 35 coconuts."

  • 7:26 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi's Air quality deteriorates with rise of pollutants in atmosphere

  • 7:24 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India continues to report one of the lowest per million cases, deaths; recoveries highest in the world

    Union Health Ministry stated that India continues to report one of the lowest cases per million & lowest deaths per million in the world. India's recoveries are the highest in the world.

  • 7:00 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Forest Department officials rescue python at NTPC in Greater Noida

    Officials of Forest Department rescued a python at NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) plant in Greater Noida, on Tuesday. The snake was later released into the wild.

  • 6:58 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    80-year-old man buried alive by kin over suspicion of practising witchcraft in Meghalaya

    Body of an 80-year-old man who allegedly buried alive by his kin over suspicion of practising witchcraft in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya, was exhumed for investigation. 8 persons have been arrested in connection with the case.

  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    4-year-old girl raped by her relatives in Hathras

    A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her relative in the Sasni area of Uttar Pradesh's Hathras. Circle Officer Ruchi Gupta said, "The accused has been arrested. A case has been registered."

  • 6:21 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 38 million, death toll crosses 1 million

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Madhu Rao (@MadhuL13) and my colleagues Vani Mehrotra (@vani_mehrotra), Priya Jaiswal (@priyajais), Nidhi Taneja (@nidhiindiatv), Shashwat Bhandari (@ShashBhandari​), Rashi Hardaha (@rashihardaha), Analiza Pathak (@analizapathak) and Abhinav Ranjan. Stay tuned to Indiatvnews.com (@indiatvnews) for all the latest updates on what's happening around the world.

    Here's a quick overview:

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 37 million, including more than 1,090,179 fatalities. More than 28,835,519 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA- 8,089,898
    India-  7,237,082
    Brazil-  5,114,823
    Russia-  1,326,178
    Colombia-  925,341

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