August 04, 2020 22:58 (IST)
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ED questions Cong leader Ahmed Patel in Sterling Biotech case

New Delhi/UNI: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday  questioned senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel here and recorded  his statement under PMLA in connection with Rs 14,500 crore Sterling-Biotech case, the probe agency officials said here.

Covid-19: Karnataka Govt cuts down working days to 5; clamps complete lockdown on Sundays

Bengaluru/ UNI: Alarmed by the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, the state government on Saturday decided to reduce the working days from six days to five days a week and clamp lockdown on every Sunday from next week.

Administration on alert after locust swarms reach Gurugram, outside of Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The locust swarms reached Gurugram and the outskirts of Delhi on Saturday.  People noticed huge clusters of locusts covering the skies of Delhi and Gurugram and captured the crop eating pests in their cameras.

Boy expresses deep desire to live like woman, handed over to transgender social activist for his care

Malappuram/UNI: A 17-year-old boy, who had approached the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) here expressing his deep desire to live like a woman for the rest of his life, has been handed over to a transgender social activist for his care and protection for one month.

Father-son duo custodial deaths : DMK threatens to move court for CBI probe

Chennai/UNI: The Opposition DMK today urged the Tamil Nadu government to ensure a fair probe into the custodial deaths of the father-son duo--Jayaraj and Bennicks--allegedly due to police excesses at Sathankulam in Tuticorin district failing which it would move the Court demanding a CBI probe into it.

Field Marshal Manekshaw remembered on his 12th death anniversary

Chennai/UNI: Floral tributes were paid to Field Marshal Manekshaw on the occasion of his 12th death anniversary today.

TN records highest 3,713 new COVID-19 positive cases, 68 fatalities, death toll goes past 1,000-mark

Chennai/UNI: Tamil Nadu recorded its highest-ever daily spike in the number of novel coronavirus infections, after 3,713 people diagnosed positive on Saturday, pushing the cumulative tally to 78,335, while another record single-day high of 68 fatalities took the State's total death toll to 1,025.

Prasar Bharati threatens to cancel PTI's subscription over Chinese envoy interview: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Close on the heels of a PTI interview of the Chinese ambassador in India where he squarely blamed India for the deadly Galwan Valley face-off,  state broadcaster Prasar Bharati has threatened to cancel the subscription of Press Trust of India (PTI) accusing the news agency of reporting "not in national interest".

Security forces nab four ULFA-I militants along with arms, ammunition in Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati/IBNS: Security forces apprehended four hardcore militants of banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang and Tirap district.

Film Director Ali Akbar says he is threatened for his new film '1921'

Kozhikode/UNI: Noted Film Director Ali Akbar claimed that there was threat to his life as he received threatening calls and abuses over phone from unknown persons for his new film , '1921'.

Jammu and Kashmir Islamic State militant behind attack on CRPF patrol party identified

Srinagar/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have identified a militant of “Jammu and Kashmir Islamic State” (JKIS) responsible for the attack on a CRPF patrol party in which a jawan and a minor boy were killed at Bijbehara in Anantnag, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Kozhikode: Fire breaks out in jewellery shop, 4 injured, vehicles gutted

Kozhikode/UNI: Four persons sustained minor injuries and vehicles parked in the basement were gutted in a fire that broke out in a jewellery shop at Parayancherry near here on Saturday noon.

Andhra Pradesh: Ammonia gas leak kills one, three others hospitalised

Amaravati/IBNS: A 50-year old employee died due to ammonia gas leak inside the SPY Agros Company in the town of Nandyal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

Arvind Kejriwal details 'five weapons' to combat Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the massive spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday detailed five ways to tackle the contagion.

Tripura: Four people including BJP, IPFT members murdered, no arrest

Agartala/UNI: At least four people, including one each from ruling BJP and IPFT, were murdered in Tripura in the past 24 hours, but police have failed to arrest anyone so far.