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Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tests Covid-19 positive, in isolation | NSCN (K-Nikki) cadre nabbed in Kohima | Weeks after Nabanna Abhiyan, West Bengal BJP dissolves BJYM district committees | Kashmir: Security forces launch CASO in Sopore | India's Covid-19 tally crosses 78-lakh mark with over 53,000 cases in 24 hours

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tests Covid-19 positive, in isolation

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19.

Kashmir: Security forces launch CASO in Sopore

Baramulla/UNI: The security forces on Saturday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, official sources said.

Weeks after Nabanna Abhiyan, West Bengal BJP dissolves BJYM district committees

Kolkata/IBNS: In a surprising move with months to go for the state polls, the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday dissolved all its Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) district committees and its respective presidents till further notice.

NSCN (K-Nikki) cadre nabbed in Kohima

Guwahati/IBNS: The security forces in a joint operation with Police have apprehended a cadre of NSCN (K-Nikki) near 2K Hotel, Officer Colony, Kohima in Nagaland.

Just like his father, Chirag Paswan says he won't leave PM Modi's side till last breath

Patna/IBNS: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan on Friday said he would not send Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to jail but he would have the irregularities in the "Saat Nishchay" scheme investigated and anyone guilty would be sent to jail even if it is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Will set record straight, Amazon says after refusing to appear before parliamentary committee

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after it was reported that Amazon had refused to appear before a joint parliamentary committee looking into the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, the e-commerce giant released a statement on Friday evening claiming that its position "may have been misconstrued" and that it would work with the committee to "set the record straight".

Opposition parties across India slam BJP for promising free-Covid vaccine in Bihar election manifesto

Chennai/New Delhi/PatnaIBNS: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday slammed BJP and its ally AIADMK for promising free Covid-19 vaccine in its Bihar election manifesto and a similar promise made by the latter in Tamil Nadu, said media reports. Others in the opposition, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Shiv Sena laeder Sanjay Raut, also came down heavily on BJP's assurance of "free-vaccine".

Manipur: CBI registers case against a senior accountant in disproportionate assets case

Guwahati/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a Senior Accountant, working in the office of Accountant General, Imphal in Manipur for possession of alleged disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 58,75,321.

13 persons lost lives due to road accidents in Goa in Sept 2020: Report

Panaji/UNI: As many as 13 people lost their lives in different road accidents in September this year in Goa.

'Look at India. The air is filthy': Trump shifts blame on climate change in presidential debate

Washington/New Delhi/IBNS: United States President Donald Trump called out India, China and Russia for pumping "filthy" air in the environment while taking on Democrat rival Joe Biden's, attacking him for his views on tackling climate change and defending his own walk out from the Paris accord.

Protest against Pakistani aggression: Black Day observed in different cities across the globe

New Delhi: Black Day was observed in different parts of the world on Thursday.

Shergarhi Complex to be turned into cultural centre: LG Manoj Sinha

Srinagar: Speaking during an event at SKICC, J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has announced that the Shergarhi Complex in Srinagar would be turned into a cultural centre.

All attempts to bring back misguided J&K youth: DGP

 Srinagar: Director-General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Thursday said policy is working to bring back youth into the mainstream who on the instigation of "Pakistan sponsored elements" get involved in "anti-national activities".

Jammu and Kashmir: JKP organises sports festival at Sopore, South Kashmir PPL at Anantnag

Srinagar: In order to inculcate and promote sports spirit among the youth and build healthy police public relations, Sopore police organised 2020-sports festival under civic action programme at Khushal Sports Stadium Sopore.

Jammu and Kashmir: Fire at industrial estate in Srinagar outskirts

Srinagar/UNI: A major fire broke out in Rahim Motors in Industrial Estate in the outskirts of Srinagar city on Friday morning, official sources said.