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New Delhi Updated on: September 26, 2020 23:11 IST
Breaking News September 26

Breaking News September 26

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 32 million, including more than 992,000 fatalities. More than 24,167,990 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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  • 10:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Goa govt to lift ban on new jobs from January, 2021: CM Sawant

    The Goa government will lift its ban on new recruitments from next January, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Saturday.

    The government had banned fresh hiring till December 2020 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 10:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    TSRTC to resume bus service to Karnataka, Maharashtra from Sep 28

    Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Saturday said it would resume its bus service to neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra from September 28, though no such decision was taken with regard to Andhra Pradesh.

  • 10:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Cinema halls to reopen in West Bengal from October 1: Mamata

    Cinema halls and open air theatres will be allowed to operate in West Bengal from October 1 with limited number of participants, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday.

     

  • 9:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Recovery rate of coronavirus patients reaches 91.98 per cent in Bihar

    The recovery rate of coronavirus patients in Bihar climbed to 91.98 per cent on Saturday, while 1457 fresh infections took the tally of positive cases to 1,77,354 lakh in the state, health department bulletin said.

     

  • 9:11 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    BSF jawan injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district

    A jawan from the Border Security Forces (BSF) was injured when a pressure improvised explosive device (IED), laid by naxals, went off in insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said.

     

  • 8:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Railways to operate special trains in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh for civil services prelims

    To facilitate candidates of civil services preliminary examination, scheduled to be held on October 4, the Railways ministry has decided to run special
    trains within the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) the day before, an official said on Saturday.

  • 6:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi addresses UNGA

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the 75th addition of United Nations General Assembly.

  • 6:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Militant associate linked to LeT held in J&K's Kupwara

    Security forces nabbed a militant associate linked to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession on Saturday, police said.

     

     

  • 6:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu

    Tamil Nadu reported 5,647 new COVID-19 cases, 5,612 discharges and 85 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 5,75,017 including 5,19,448 discharges and 9,233 deaths.

  • 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MLAs, PSOs assembly staff tested for coronavirus ahead of Odisha Assembly monsoon session

    MLAs, PSOs (personal security officers), and Assembly staff undergo coronavirus test at State Assembly in Odisha's Bhubaneswar, ahead of Assembly's monsoon session that begins from September 29.

     

  • 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    ITIs in Himachal to reopen from Oct 1

    The Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday decided to reopen Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) from October 1, six months after remaining shut due to the coronavirus pandemic, an official spokesperson said

    The ITIs, along with other educational institutions in the state, were closed in March to slow the spread of the deadly disease.

  • 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    China's fastest metro train makes debut

    China's fastest subway train, travelling at 160 kms per hour, made its debut in southern Guangzhou city, official media reported on Saturday.

  • 2:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We need to end this menace of drugs & curb its smuggling, says Union Minister Athawale

    We need to end this menace of drugs & curb its smuggling, NCB should probe it. But CBI should also come to a conclusion soon & investigate this new drug angle related to Sushant's death: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Sushant Singh Rajput’s family lawyer slamming CBI probe

    We have heard that Sushant Singh's manager Disha Salian went through some torture in her master bedroom during a party at her house on 8th June. So CBI should investigate her death as well & come to a conclusion soon: Ram Das Athawale, Union Minister on Disha Salian's death

  • 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Virtual Bilateral Summit between India and Sri Lanka | HIGHLIGHTS

    • I thank you (Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa) for accepting my invitation for this virtual Bilateral Summit between India and Sri Lanka. I also congratulate you for being elected as Prime Minister and victory of your party in Parliamentary elections
    • The relations between India and Sri Lanka are thousands of years old. According to my government's neighbourhood first policy and SAGAR doctrine, we give special priority to relations between the two countries: PM Narendra Modi
    • I express my gratitude for the way in which India worked for other countries during the #COVID19 pandemic
    • The relations between India and Sri Lanka are thousands of years old. According to my government's neighbourhood first policy and SAGAR doctrine, we give special priority to relations between the two countries
    • The operation to douse off the fire on MT New Diamond ship provided an opportunity for greater cooperation between the two countries
  • 12:38 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We are considering to start process including application submission for Haj 2021 from October-November: Naqvi

    We are considering to start the process including application submission for Haj 2021 from October-November. We will wait for Saudi Arabia's guidelines and hope that the pilgrimage takes place: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minority Affairs

  • 12:37 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Jammu and Kashmir

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Jammu and Kashmir at 12:02 pm today

  • 12:36 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addresses press conference | HIGHLIGHTS

    • In a recent meeting with officials of Delhi Jal Board, we have decided that a consultant will be appointed to suggest measures that can ensure 24*7 water supply to every house. We will try and achieve this goal within 5 years
    • We are in talks with different state govts, such as UP, Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh to increase the availability of water in the national capital. But, at the same time, we need better management of the water already available in Delhi
  • 11:43 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Waterlogging at various places in Hyderabad

    Waterlogging at various places in Hyderabad following heavy rainfall in the area; visuals from Narayanguda.

  • 10:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Flood-like situation in Telangana's Shamshabad

    Flood-like situation in Telangana's Shamshabad following incessant rainfall in the area.

  • 9:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 59-lakh mark with a spike of 85,362 new cases & 1,089 deaths in last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 59,03,933 including 9,60,969 active cases, 48,49,585 cured/discharged/migrated & 93,379 deaths.

  • 8:21 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Fire broke out at a factory in Delhi's Narela last night

    A fire broke out at a factory in Narela last night. 26 fire tenders were sent to the spot. No casualties reported. Cooling operations underway.

  • 8:08 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continues their 'rail roko' agitation in Amritsar

    Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continues their 'rail roko' agitation in Amritsar, in protest against the Farm Bills. The Committee is holding the 'rail roko' agitation from September 24 to 26 against the Bills.

  • 8:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to get rid of substance abuse

    Yog Guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to get rid of substance abuse | WATCH NOW

  • 7:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hit Ladakh

    An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hit Ladakh at 02:14 am today

  • 7:01 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir is an integral & inalienable part of India, says Mijito Vinito at UNGA

    • Leader of Pakistan today called for those who incite hate & violence to be outlawed. But, as he went on, we were left wondering, was he referring to himself?: Mijito Vinito, First Secretary, India Mission to UN exercises India's right of reply to Pakistan PM at UNGA
    • This Hall heard incessant rant of someone who had nothing to show for himself, who had no achievements to speak of, & no reasonable suggestion to offer to world. Instead, we saw lies, misinformation, warmongering & malice spread through this Assembly:Mijito Vinito,First Secy
    • This is the same country that provides pensions for dreaded and listed terrorists out of State funds. The leader whom we heard today, is the same person who referred to the terrorist Osama Bin Laden as a “Martyr” in his Parliament in July: First Secy, India Mission to UN
    • The same leader who spewed venom today admitted in 2019 in public in US that his country still has about 30,000-40,000 terrorists who have been trained by Pakistan & have fought in Afghanistan & in Indian Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir: First Secy, India Mission to UN
    • Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir is an integral & inalienable part of India. Only dispute left in Kashmir relates to that part of Kashmir that's still under illegal occupation of Pakistan. We call upon Pak to vacate all those areas that it's in illegal occupation of: First Secy
  • 6:58 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 32.7 million, death toll crosses 9.92 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 32.7 million, including more than 992,000 fatalities. More than 24,167,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 7,139,553
    • India 5,730,184
    • Brazil 4,627,780
    • Russia 1,122,241
    • Colombia 784,268

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