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New Delhi Updated on: September 22, 2020 23:47 IST
Breaking News September 22

Breaking News September 22

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 31 million, including more than 968,000 fatalities. More than 23,094,990 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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  • 11:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andaman and Nicobar: 18 new COVID-19 cases reported

    18 new COVID-19 cases reported in Andaman and Nicobar, taking the total number of cases to 3,691. The death toll stands at 52. Total 3,479 patients have recovered so far and there are 160 active cases. 

  • 11:28 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 6,974 new COVID-19 cases, 9,073 discharges and 83 deaths

    Karnataka reported 6,974 new COVID-19 cases, 9,073 discharges and 83 deaths today. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 5,33,850 including 93,153 active cases, 4,32,450 discharges and 8,228 deaths. 3,082 new cases reported in Bengaluru today. 

  • 8:50 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 1,628 new COVID-19 cases, 1,669 recoveries, 47 deaths reported

    1,628 new COVID-19 cases, 1,669 recoveries, and 47 deaths reported in Mumbai in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 1,87,778 till date, including 1,52,204 recoveries, 8,549 deaths, and 26,644 active cases. 

  • 8:46 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur reports 270 new COVID-19 cases

    Manipur reported 270 new COVID-19 cases, 49 recoveries, and 1 death, taking total cases to 9,280 till date, including 6,887 recoveries, 60 deaths, and 2,333 active cases so far. 

  • 8:39 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat: 1,402 new COVID-19 cases, 1,321 discharged cases, 16 deaths reported

    1,402 new COVID-19 cases, 1,321 discharged cases, and 16 deaths reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours. The positive cases tally rises to 1,26,169 till date, including 16,402 active cases, 1,06,412 cured/discharged and 3,355 deaths. 

  • 8:25 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board to launch mobile app for live darshan

    Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board is planning to launch a mobile app for devotees to have live darshan straight from the Holy Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi. The app is set to be launched on October 17.

  • 8:19 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab reports 1,498 new COVID-19 cases

    Punjab reported 1,498 new COVID-19 cases, 1,718 recoveries and 66 deaths today, taking total cases to 1,01,341 including 77,127 discharges, 2,926 deaths and 21,288 active cases. 

  • 8:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal reports 3,182 new COVID-19 cases

    West Bengal reported 3,182 new COVID-19 cases, 3,047 discharges, and 62 deaths today. The total cases in the state rise to 2,31,484, including 2,02,030 discharges and 4,483 deaths. The active cases stand at 24,971. 

  • 8:15 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana reports 1,795 new COVID-19 cases

    Haryana reported 1,795 new COVID-19 cases, 2,892 recoveries and 29 deaths, taking total cases to 1,14,870 including 93,776 recoveries, 1,206 deaths and 19,888 active cases. 

  • 8:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    MoU signed between Israel’s Start-Up Nation Central, iCreate

    An MoU was signed today between Israel’s Start-Up Nation Central and India’s International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) to initiate a bilateral program to accelerate innovation and technology cooperation between start-ups and corporates from both nations.

  • 6:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India is Africa’s third-largest export destination: EAM S Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the 15th CII-Exim Bank digital conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership. He said, "India is Africa’s third-largest export destination. With a cumulative investment of USD54 billion, it is also one of the biggest investors in the continent. The Indian capital has created jobs & opportunities in various African countries."

    "For India, Africa’s rise as one of the global system’s poles is not just desirable, it is absolutely necessary. In fact, it is fundamental to our foreign policy thinking."

  • 6:15 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    263 Maharashtra police personnel test positive for COVID-19

    263 police personnel of Maharashtra Police tested positive for COVID-19 and 7 died in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections in the state force to 21,574 including 3,548 active cases, 17,797 recovered cases and 229 deaths. 

  • 6:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Successful flight test of ABHYAS conducted by DRDO in Balasore

    Successful flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) - conducted by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. 

  • 5:57 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    RBI appoints AK Dixit new administrator of PMC Bank

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appoints AK Dixit, ex-General Manager of Union Bank of India as the new administrator of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank with effect from September 23.

  • 3:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    MP CM transfers Rs 800 crores to Cooperative Banks to be given as 0% interest loans to farmers in state

    Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan transfers Rs 800 crores to Cooperative Banks to be given as 0% interest loans to farmers in the state. "Sustaining the Cooperative movement is the backbone of fostering economic growth," he says.

  • 3:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi High Court sets aside the trial court's order restraining publication of book based on Asaram Bapu

    Delhi High Court sets aside the trial court's order restraining publication of a book titled 'Gunning for the Godman: The True Story Behind Asaram Bapu's Conviction'. Court directs publisher HarperCollins to carry a disclaimer that the appeal against conviction is pending.

     

  • 1:38 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Sharad Pawar on supporting 8 suspended MPs

    I will also take part in their (eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs) movement. I will fast for a day to show support: Sharad Pawar, NCP

  • 1:37 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    National Forensic Sciences University Bill 2020 passed

    Rajya Sabha passes the National Forensic Sciences University Bill 2020

  • 1:37 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed

    The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed in Rajya Sabha

  • 1:36 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2020 passed

    Rajya Sabha passes the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2020

  • 12:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PM Modi addresses the Convocation of IIT, Guwahati | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati through video-conferencing.
    • Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal also participating in the event.
    • The future of a nation is what its youth think today. Your dreams are going to shape the reality of India. This is the time to be future-ready: PM Modi addressing convocation of IIT-Guwahati
  • 12:23 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Commission accepted Report of Committee, approved UGC Guidelines on Academic Calendar: Pokhriyal

    Commission accepted Report of the Committee & approved University Grants Commission (UGC) Guidelines on Academic Calendar for First Year of Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Students of Universities for the Session 2020-21: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

  • 12:15 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    PM Modi to chair a high-level virtual meeting tomorrow

    PM Modi to chair a high-level virtual meeting on 23rd September with CMs & Health Ministers of seven COVID19 high burden States/UT to review COVID response and management. These States/UT are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, UP, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab: GoI

  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs end sit-in dharna

    Eight Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs end sit-in inside Parliament complex as Opposition decides to boycott remaining session in House, say suspended Cong MPs

  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020 taken up for passage

    Rajya Sabha has taken up the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020 for passage

  • 11:32 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    MK Stalin writes to PM Narendra Modi

    DMK President MK Stalin writes to PM Narendra Modi, "I am disappointed that Chief Minister of Karnataka during his meeting with you demanded early approvals & clearances for irrigation & drinking water projects including Mekedatu despite strongest opposition from Tamil Nadu."

     

     

  • 11:11 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh writes to President Kovind

    Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh writes to President Ram Nath Kovind against the unruly behaviour with him in the House by Opposition MPs during the passing of agriculture Bills on 20th September

  • 11:09 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Congress MP Syed Nasir Hussain says 'we wanted the farm bills to be taken back'

    We wanted not just the suspension to be revoked but at the same time we wanted the farm bills to be taken back & proper voting to happen. But nothing of that sort was going to happen as the Chairman wasn't ready to listen to anyone. So all the opposition parties boycotted the rest of the session. They appealed to all the people who were sitting at the dharna to finish it & join them in boycotting the rest of the session. That is how we have ended this dharna: Syed Nasir Hussain, Congress Rajya Sabha MP

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    I have apologised for what happened in the House: Ram Gopal Yadav

    I am a senior Member of Parliament, I have apologised for what happened in the House, but I didn't get any response. I found this very insulting. My party has decided to boycott the entire session: Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Ram Gopal Yadav

     

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Ghulam Nabi Azad on boycott of Parliament session

    We'll boycott Parliament session until Govt accepts our 3 demands-govt to bring another bill under which no private player can purchase below MSP, MSP to be fixed under formula recommended by Swaminathan Commission and govt agencies like FCI shouldn't buy crops below MSP: Ghulam Nabi Azad

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Venkaiah Naidu urges Opposition leaders to rethink

    Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu urges Opposition leaders to "rethink, introspect, return to the House to take part in discussions".

  • 10:41 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Venkaiah Naidu on deputy chairman's fast

    Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha wrote to me expressing his commitment to democracy and how he was treated. He wrote to me that in order to arouse the consciousness of people he wanted to observe one-day fast: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

  • 10:41 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh to observe one-day fast

    Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh to observe one-day fast against the unruly behaviour with him in the House by Opposition MPs during the passing of agriculture Bills on 20th September

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Pralhad Joshi speaks in House

    Is it not painful what happened in the Upper House? Is it a way to behave? If they express their regret, the government is not bent upon to run the business without them. We are ready to hold a discussion as we're on a strong footing: Union Parliamentary Affairs Min Pralhad Joshi

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    HD Deve Gowda speaks in Rajya Sabha

    The government should come to an understanding. Both the Opposition and the Government should sit together to help run the House. Democracy should work with cooperation: HD Deve Gowda, Former Prime Minister and Rajya Sabha MP

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Not happy about the suspension of members: Venkaiah Naidu

    I am not happy about the suspension of the members. The action has been taken on their conduct. We have nothing against any member: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

  • 10:39 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Opposition leaders stage walk-out from Rajya Sabha

    Delhi: Opposition leaders stage walk-out from Rajya Sabha; protest before Gandhi statue in Parliament premises, demanding revocation of suspended MPs

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Opposition will boycott the session: Ghulam Nabi Azad

    Till our demands which include revocation of suspension of the 8 MPs and Govt to bring another bill under which no private player can purchase below MSP are not met, the Opposition will boycott the session: LoP & Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Nabi Azad

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    GN Azad on suspension of 8 MPs

    Suspension of the eight MPs should be restored: LoP & Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Nabi Azad

  • 10:37 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    No one is happy with what happened in the House: Ghulam Nabi Azad

    No one is happy with the incidents that have taken place in this House...The public wants their leaders should be heard. No one can put across their views in just 2-3 mins. There will be 90% de-escalation if MPs not constrained by time to speak: LoP & Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Nabi Azad

  • 8:59 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    NIA is conducting raids at different locations in Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir

    National Investigation Agency is conducting raids at different locations in Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir, in connection with suspended DSP Davinder Singh case

  • 8:43 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases Bill to protect frontline COVID workers

    Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases Bill to protect frontline COVID workers

  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to cure thyroid problems

    Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to cure thyroid problems | WATCH NOW 

  • 7:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh meets 8 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs

    Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh meets the eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs who are protesting at Gandhi statue against their suspension from the House.

  • 7:47 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over several parts of UP: IMD

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over&adjoining areas of Bulandshahr, Amroha,  Garh Mukteshwar,Siyana,Meerut, Anupshahr,Jahangirabad, Shikarpur,Dibai, Khurja, Pahasu, Sikandrabad (UP), & isolated places of Delhi & Greater Noida during next 2 hrs.

  • 7:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Death toll in the Bhiwandi building collapse incident rises to 18

    Death toll in the Bhiwandi building collapse incident rises to 18 in Bhiwandi building collapse

  • 7:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 30.9 million, death toll crosses 9.61 lakh

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues  Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on Twitter @sushmitapanda, @himaanshus, @ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments. 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 31.4 million, including more than 969,000 fatalities. More than 23,109,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 7,046,216
    • India 5,560,105
    • Brazil 4,560,083
    • Russia 1,109,595
    • Peru 772,896

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