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New Delhi Updated on: October 15, 2020 23:08 IST
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Breaking News October 15

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 38 million, including more than 1,096,246 fatalities. More than 29,122,318 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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  • 7:07 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh integral part of country, China has no locus standi to comment: India

    Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, "have been, are, and would" remain an integral part of the country, asserted India on Thursday, insisting that China has no locus standi to comment on its internal matters. Read more here

  • 7:05 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Narendra Modi declares his assets

    The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has made the asset declaration of PM Modi as of June 30, 2020. According to PMO's declaration, PM Modi's wealth has seen an increase of Rs 36 lakh from Rs 2.49 crore in 2019 to Rs 2.85 crore by June 2020. As per the declaration, the rise in PM Modi's wealth is due to the fixed deposits amounting to Rs 3.3 lakh and increase in his bank fixed deposists by Rs 33 lakh from 2019. Read more here

  • 3:02 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Giving speeches, slogan is easy but only man with 56-inch chest can serve the poor: Nadda in Rohtas

  • 2:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Fitch expects marketing, refining volume of oil firms to fall 15% in FY21

    With coronavirus lockdowns pummelling fuel demand in India, Fitch Ratings expects the marketing and refining volume of state-owned oil firms to fall by more than 15 per cent in the current fiscal year before a gradual recovery in 2021-22.

    "Pent-up demand and the upcoming festival season may support fuel sales in 3QFY21 (October-December), but a sustainable recovery would be subject to risks from the continuing spread of the coronavirus hindering mobility and economic activity," Fitch said in a note.

  • 2:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Rajinikanth pays property tax, says rushing to court was a mistake

    Top actor Rajinikanth on Thursday paid Rs 6.56 lakh property tax, including penalty, for his marriage hall and said an appeal should have been made to the city corporation and the "mistake" of rushing to court could have been avoided.

    Greater Chennai Corporation said the actor paid Rs 6,56,000 towards property tax for his marriage hall at Kodambakkam.

    The Rs six lakh plus tax for 2020-21 first half year includes "late pay penalty" of Rs 9,386, the civic body said, adding it was paid by way of a cheque. 

  • 2:49 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Puducherry adds 245 new coronavirus cases, two deaths take toll to 570.

    The union territory of Puducherry reported 245 fresh COVID-19 cases while two more deaths pushed the toll to 570, Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao said on Thursday.

    The 245 new cases were identified at the end of examination of 4,649 samples, he told a virtual press meet.

    The Puducherry region had 174 of the new cases followed by Karaikal (39), Mahe (27) and Karaikal (5), he added.

    The Minister said that 2.5 lakh samples have been tested so far and it was found that 2.14 lakh samples out of them were negative.

  • 1:39 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Stubble burning contributes only 4% to pollution in Delhi: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai

  • 1:11 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) temporarily suspends news channels' ratings following fake TRP scam: Statement

  • 1:11 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Unidentified, decomposed body found in Noida drain

    A partially decomposed body of an unidentified man was found in a drain in Uttar Pradesh's Noida on Thursday, police said.  The body was spotted in a drain in Sector 37 by some passersby in the morning who alerted the local Sector 39 police station, officials said. 

    "The deceased appears to have been around 32 to 36 years old. The partially decomposed body looks around four days old," a police spokesperson said. 

    Legal proceedings have been initiated in the case and efforts are underway to ascertain the identity of the man, the spokesperson said

  • 12:58 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    3 labourers mowed down by truck in UP's Shamli

    Three labourers were crushed to death under the wheels of a speeding truck in Shamli district on Thursday, police said. Sanjiv, Shubham and Parvesh aged between 22 to 27 years died in the incident while another worker received critical injuries and was hospitalised, police said.

    The four were travelling to Fatehpur village from Banat village on a motorcycle when the accident occurred, circle officer Amit Saxena said. The truck driver managed to escape from the spot along with the vehicle, police said.

  • 12:50 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    UP Man, his brother sentenced to 15 years in jail for raping daughter

    A man along with his brother has been sentenced to 15 years in jail by a court in Banda for raping his minor daughter. Special court (POCSO Act) on Wednesday also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the two convicts for raping the 13-year-old, government counsel Ram Sufar Singh said on Thursday. The case was lodged on March 14, 2016 by the coordinator of Childline in Pailani police station, Singh added.

  • 12:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    West Bengal: Workers protest against sudden shutdown of a Jute mill in Titagarh

  • 12:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    J&K: First blasting for construction of Zojila Tunnel takes place in Ganderbal district

  • 12:47 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign launched to tackle air pollution: Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign to tackle air pollution.

    "We're launching a campaign 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' to tackle air pollution. There are one crore vehicles registered in Delhi. According to experts, even if 10 lakh vehicles turn off ignition at traffic signals, then 1.5 tonnes of PM10 will reduce in a year," Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says.

  • 12:44 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    All alleged assault & rape cases investigated seriously: UP Minister Brijesh Pathak

  • 12:14 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    7 people mysteriously die in Ujjain within 12 hours, CM orders probe

    Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan orders probe after a total of 7 people died in Ujjain within 12 hours. Cause of the deaths is unknown.

  • 11:27 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    FIR against Congress' Dinesh Gurjar for allegedly calling MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan 'bhukhe-nange'

    An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Dinesh Gurjar for allegedly calling Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan 'bhukhe-nange', under sections 171-G, 505 (2) & 188 of IPC in Ashoknagar district.

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    CM Yogi inaugurates a hashtag campaign about hygiene awareness

    Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates a hashtag campaign about hygiene awareness on the occasion of Global Hand Wash Day in Lucknow. "We all have realised the relevance of handwashing during #COVID19 pandemic, one can't ignore it," says CM Yogi Adityanath.

  • 11:23 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Hathras: CBI reaches Bulgarhi village to question the accused family members

    A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) reaches Bulgarhi village to question the family members of the Hathras rape-murder accused in the alleged gang-rape of a woman who died last month.

  • 11:21 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Kerala gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh, Sarith PS withdraw bail pleas

    Kerala gold smuggling case: Accused Swapna Suresh and Sarith PS withdraw bail petitions submitted in special NIA court in Kochi.

  • 9:44 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra rains: NDRF has deployed two teams in Latur, Solapur

    National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) has deployed two teams in Maharashtra -- one each in Latur and Solapur for rescue operations.

  • 9:43 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Sensex falls 119 points, currently at 40,675; Nifty at 11,938

  • 9:42 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Pune: Waterlogging at Sinhagad Road, following to heavy rainfall in the city

  • 8:46 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    India's doubling time has sharply increased to 70.4 days: Health ministry

    India's doubling time has sharply increased to 70.4 days (it was 25.5 days in mid-August). This indicates a substantial fall in the daily new cases and the consequent increase in time taken to double the total cases, says Ministry of Health

  • 8:13 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Cinema halls and multiplexes in Ghaziabad set to re-open from today

    Cinema halls and multiplexes in Ghaziabad set to re-open from today with 50% capacity; seats marked 'not to be occupied' for ensuring physical distancing while seating.

  • 8:12 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Intensity of rain reduces in Odisha; govt rules out flood threat

    The Odisha government on Wednesday ruled out the threat of any major flood in the state as the intensity of rain which lashed several districts for the past two days has subsided.

    A deep depression formed over the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, and under its influence, several parts of Odisha, particularly southern districts like Ganjam and Gajapati, witnessed downpour since Monday night, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena said.

  • 8:11 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Rains lash Pune city, heavy rains forecast in some parts

     Moderate rains with isolated heavy rainfall coupled with thunderstorm are likely in the next couple of days in Pune and neighbouring regions, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

    Rains lashed Pune city since Wednesday afternoon. While issuing an orange alert for Thursday, officials forecast moderate rain with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over Pune. Heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur in ghat areas of Pune district on Thursday and Friday.

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga to cure viral fever, cough, cold

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