October 24, 2020 17:21 (IST)
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Opposition looted Bihar being in power: PM Modi in NDA campaign

Patna/IBNS: In his first rally for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday trained his guns at the opposition, mostly the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress, for allegedly looting the state being in power.

Jammu and Kashmir: Two-day national symposium on “Memories of 22 October 1947” inaugurated at Srinagar

Srinagar: A two-day national symposium and exhibition on “MEMORIES OF 22 OCTOBER 1947” organised by the National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation & Museology (NMI) of Ministry of Culture was inaugurated by Lt Governor (LG) Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha at Kashmir International Conference Centre on Thursday.

Fire breaks out at Mumbai mall: 2 firemen injured, 3500 people evacuated from nearby building

Mumbai: As many as 3500 people were evacuated from a Mumbai building after a fire in a neighbouring mall escalated to level 5, media reports said on Friday.

Chirag continues to play BJP card to make Nitish uncomfortable

Patna/IBNS: LJP Chief Chirag Paswan on Thursday used the occasion of Home Minister Amit Shah's birthday to reiterate his support for BJP while renewing his attack on Janata Dal (United) Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar even after both Paswan and Kumar delivered a rare image for the cameras in poll season when Nitish attended a memorial service for Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

After Bihar and Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh promises free vaccine amid growing controversy

New Delhi/IBNS: After Bihar and Tamil Nadu, the Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday too joined the bandwagon of promising free Covid-19 vaccines for the poor people of the state amid widespread criticisms for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which has been targeted by the opposition for using a life-saving vaccine to get political mileage.

19.40 lakh Indians repatriated through Vande Bharat Mission: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: As on Thursday, 19.40 lakh of Indian nationals have been repatriated through different mode of Vande Bharat Mission, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

India to host third 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with US on Oct 27

New Delhi/IBNS: India would be hosting the third India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on Oct 27 in presence of US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper during their two-day visit to the Asian country.

India, China remain engaged through diplomatic discussions in solving LAC disputes: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday said it continues to remain engaged with the Chinese side through diplomatic discussions and military channels to peacefully resolve the issues along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto border between the two countries.

Pakistan forces continuously engage in unprovoked ceasefire violations along LoC: India

New Delhi/IBNS: Pakistan forces have continued to engage in unprovoked ceasefire violations, often from civilian areas, to support infiltration of terrorists across the LoC, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement

Compelling reason behind Eknath Khadse's decision to quit BJP: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai/UNI: Reacting to senior Maharashtra leader Eknath Khadse's decision to quit the BJP and announcement to join NCP, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said on Thursday that there must be a compelling reason behind his decision.

'Attempt to disrespect sovereignty and integrity of India unlawful and unacceptable': Govt warns Twitter over location settings showing Leh in China

New Delhi/IBNS: The government on Thursday told social media giant Twitter Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were "integral and inalienable parts of India governed by the Constitution of India" after location settings showed Leh as part of China, reported the media.

EPS announces free Covid-19 vaccine in poll-bound Tamil Nadu amid row over Bihar BJP's promise

Chennai/IBNS: Joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has promised free Covid-19 vaccines for people in Bihar in its poll manifesto, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami, who will face elections next year, on Thursday made a similar pledge triggering a widespread controversy.

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi tests Covid-19 positive, hospitalised

Patna/IBNS: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Thursday said he was hospitalised after testing positive for Novel Coronavirus.

Cabinet approves extension of the Market Intervention Scheme for procurement of apples in Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2020-21

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the extension of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for apple procurement in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for the current season also i.e. 2020-21 on the same terms and condition as was done in J&K during last season.

EVM used for first time to conduct Leh Autonomous Hills Development Council polls

Leh: The polling for the Leh Autonomous Hills Development Council (LAHDC) election is being held through Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) for the first time on Thursday.