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New Delhi Updated on: September 14, 2020 23:26 IST
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Breaking News September 14

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 29 million, including more than 928,000 fatalities. More than 21,026,990 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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  • 10:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Andhra to install 45,000 smart TVs in govt schools

    The Andhra Pradesh government will install 45,000 smart televisions in government schools, in an effort to narrow the gap between private schools and public schools.

  • 7:54 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Manish Sisodia tests positive for coronavirus

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.

  • 7:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Central Bank of India reduces MCLR by 5 bps

    Central Bank of India has reduced its marginal cost of funds-based lending rates (MCLR) by 5 basis points (bps) across all tenors, effective from Tuesday. The city-based lender has cut the one-year MCLR to 7.10 per cent from 7.15 per cent, a release said.

    Overnight and one-month MCLRs have been reduced to 6.55 per cent from 6.60 per cent earlier.

    The new three-month and six month MCLR will stand at 6.85 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively.

  • 6:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Padma awards nominations open till Tuesday

    The Union Home Ministry on Monday said the process of online nominations for the 2021 Padma awards, recognising distinguished and exceptional achievements and service in various disciplines, will be available till Tuesday.

  • 6:02 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    JD-U MP Harivansh re-elected Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

    National Democratic Alliance nominee Harivansh Narayan Singh re-elected Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha on Monday, as the Opposition did not press for voting though a motion to name Manoj Jha as the opposition candidate was moved.

  • 5:50 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Karnataka's Subrahmanya temple reopens

    The ancient Kukke Subrahmanya temple in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district reopened on Monday, 173 days after it was shut due to Covid-induced lockdown and its extension.

  • 5:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mercedes Benz to hike prices of select models from October

    German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz on Monday said it will increase prices of select models in India by up to 2 per cent from October to offset the impact of weakening of Rupee against Euro since the last 6-7 months and the rise in other input costs.

    While the company did not specify the specific models, it is understood that the price hike will impact its volume models, C-Class, E-Class and GLC by up to Rs 1.5 lakh.

  • 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Haryana bans visit to Kurukshetra, Pehowa on September 17

    The Haryana government on Monday announced the imposition of ban on gathering during "Amavasya" on September 17 at pilgrimage sites -- Kurukshetra and Pehowa -- due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    The devotees usually congregate at Kurukshetra and Pehowa for "pindaan" of their forefathers on "Pitrapaksha".

    To prevent the spread of the corona, the Kurukshetra administration imposed a complete ban on the gathering of devotees at both the pilgrimage sites on September 17, an official statement said.

  • 4:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex ends 98 points lower

    Domestic equity benchmark Sensex pared early gains to end 98 points lower on Monday, tracking losses in index majors HDFC twins, Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel.

    After gyrating 657 points during the day, the 30-share BSE index settled 97.92 points or 0.25 per cent lower at 38,756.63. The NSE Nifty slipped 24.40 points or 0.21 per cent to close at 11,440.05.

  • 2:18 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    45.62 lakh COVID cases, 76,271 deaths in India till Sept 11: Harsh Vardhan

    Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that a total of 45,62,414 novel coronavirus cases and 76,271 deaths, with a case fatality rate of 1.67 per cent, had been reported in India till September 11.

    Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Vardhan said as many as 35,42,663 people, which is 77.65 per cent of the cases, had recovered from the pathogen. The maximum cases and deaths from the infection have been primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karantaka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat.

  • 2:17 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Man poisons wife, daughter over family dispute

    A man allegedly poisoned his wife and daughter over a family dispute in the Rampur Kotwa area here, police said on Monday. While the daughter died during treatment at a hospital, her mother is battling for life, they said.

    Monu Yadav allegedly poisoned his wife Jyoti (35) and daughter Deepti(5) following a dispute between them over family matters, police said. They were referred to Allahabad hospital where Deepti died Sunday night, they said.

    Jyoti's father has alleged that both were poisoned by Yadav, police said. A case has been registered and investigation is on, they said. 

  • 10:58 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    NEET issue raised in Lok Sabha

    I'd like to draw the attention of this House & the govt to the plight of 12 students who had committed suicide - all from rural background - because of NEET exam. They had passed plus 2 through state board & NEET is conducted only in CBSE syllabus: TR Baalu, DMK MP in Lok Sabha

  • 10:05 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    3 children killed as lightning strikes UP village

    Three children were killed in Chitrakoot district after being struck by lightning in the Chilimal village. The incident took place on Sunday evening when the children had taken their goats for grazing in the forest area and were returning home.

    Superintendent of Police (SP), Ankit Mittal, said the children have been identified as Nanbabu Nishad, 12, Gudda Nishad, 13, and Radha Devi,8. 

    A man, identified as Dharmendra, was also injured and seven goats died in the lightning strike. The SP said the bodies of the deceased children have been sent for post-mortem.

  • 9:38 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Lok Sabha adjourned for an hour after paying tributes to former President Pranab Mukherjee, one sitting MP, 13 ex-parliamentarians

  • 9:37 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Entry of ex-MPs/MLCs/MLAs/personal secretaries/personal assistants/family members/personal guests and visitors accompanying MPs restricted inside the Parliament House till further orders, in view of COVID19 pandemic.

  • 9:31 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Govt is accountable to Parliament. When have they reported to us on talks b/w Defence & Foreign Ministers (of India & China)? Nation needs to be taken into confidence by govt. Question of support for military beyond debate we're very strongly with our Army: Shashi Tharoor, Congress


  • 9:24 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Monsoon Session of Parliament: House adjourned

    MPs pay tribute to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, legendary Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj, ex-Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi, MP Governor Lalji Tandon, UP Ministers Kamal Rani & Chetan Chauhan and ex-union minister Rahguvansh Prasad Singh & others who passed away this year.

    House adjourned for one hour.

  • 9:21 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Lok Sabha Speaker sends COVID protection manual, DRDO kit to MPs

    Lok Sabha speaker sends a letter, DRDO kit to all MPs. The kit consists of masks, sanitisers, high-immunity tea and a COVID protection manual.

    India Tv - Lok Sabha Speaker sends COVID protection manual, DRDO kit to MPs

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    Lok Sabha Speaker sends COVID protection manual, DRDO kit to MPs

     India Tv - Lok Sabha Speaker sends COVID protection manual, DRDO kit to MPs
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    Lok Sabha Speaker sends COVID protection manual, DRDO kit to MPs

  • 9:12 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Monsoon Session of Parliament LIVE: Adjournment motion notice over 'inclusion of prominent names' in Delhi Police chargesheet on riots

    RSP's N Premachandran has given Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over the 'inclusion of names of prominent leaders in Delhi Police chargesheet on Delhi riots'.

  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    LIVE: Monsoon Session of Parliament

    DMK and CPI(M) have given Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over 'suicide of 12 teenage students due to NEET'.

  • 9:06 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    LIVE: Monsoon Session of Parliament kicks off

    Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and K Suresh have given Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over Chinese incursion in Eastern Ladakh.


  • 9:05 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Monsoon Session of Parliament begins

    The Monsoon Session of Parliament has begun. Tribute being paid to Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who died recently. 

  • 8:43 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi addresses media ahead of Monsoon session of Parliament

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses media ahead of Monsoon session 2020 of Parliament, that is set to commence today. "MPs have opted for 'Kartavya over Corona'," says PM Modi ahead of Monsoon Session

  • 8:40 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Monsoon session of Parliament begins today

    The Monsoon session 2020 of Parliament is set to commence today. The fourth session of 17th Lok Sabha and 252nd session of Rajya Sabha is scheduled to be held today and subject to exigencies of government business, may conclude on October 1.

  • 7:56 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Assam reports 16 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,292 fresh cases

    Assam reported 16 more COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the death total to 469, while the caseload climbed to 1,41,763 with 1,292 new infections, Minister for Health and Family Welfare Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

    Eight deaths were reported from Kamrup Metropolitan and Sivasagar, two each from Golaghat, Sonitpur and Tinsukia along and two from Nalbari and Dhubri districts, he said.

    The death rate in the state has risen to 0.32 per cent from 0.30 per cent last week. The fresh cases include 422 from Kamrup Metropolitan, 134 from Jorhat and 107 from Lakhimpur, Sarma said.

  • 7:56 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 1.5-lakh mark; death toll mounts to 626

    The COVID-19 tally in Odisha rose to 1,50,807 after 3,913 more people, including 38 inmates of a jail and a BJD MLA, tested positive for the disease on Sunday, while 10 fresh fatalities took the death toll to 626, a health department official said. The state also registered the recovery of 3,363 coronavirus patients taking the total number of cured people so far to 1,18,642 which is 78.67 per cent.

    The state now has 31,486 active cases, the official said. The new cases were reported from all the 30 districts of the state, he said. Of the fresh cases, 2,348 were reported from various quarantine centres, and 1,565 were detected during contact tracing, the official said.

  • 7:55 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested in connection with northeast Delhi riots

    Former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Umar Khalid was arrested late on Sunday night under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act(UAPA) for his alleged role in the northeast Delhi riots, sources said.

    He was arrested by the special cell of the Delhi police after 11 hours of interrogation. He will be produced before a Delhi court on Monday, they said.  Khalid was questioned by the Delhi Police Crime Branch for a couple of hours on September 2 in connection with the riots.

  • 7:55 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    10 senior IPS officers transferred in UP

    The Uttar Pradesh government late Sunday night transferred 10 IPS officers, including police chiefs of some districts, a senior official said in a statement. Rohit Singh Sajwan, who was posted as superintendent of police of Maharajganj, has been appointed the senior superintendent of police, Bareilly. SSP Bareilly Shailesh Kumar Pandey is the new superintendent of police of Gonda.

    SP, Gonda, Rajkaran Nayyar has been transferred to Jaunpur in the same capacity. Pradeep Gupta is the new SP of Maharajganj, while Arvind Kumar Maurya has been appointed the SP of Shravasti.

    Kasganj Superintendent of Police Ghule Sushil Chandrabhan is the new SP of Mau. Mau SP Manoj Kumar Sonkar has been sent to Kasganj in the same capacity, the statement added.