Bombay HC impleads Sanjay Raut and BMC officer in actor Kangana’s plea

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday impleaded Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Sanjay Raut and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Ward Officer to be a respondent in the plea filed by actor Kangana Ranaut against the demolition of her office at Bandra. Senior advocate Aspi Chenoy representing the …

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NITI Aayog member warns of infection spread during festival season crowding

NITI Aayog member (health) V.K. Paul on Tuesday warned that India could see an explosion of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases during the festival season which starts next month if people do not follow COVID-appropriate behaviour. He added that until a vaccine is found, “wearing a mask, following social-distancing norms etc. is …

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75th U.N. anniversary: India counters Pakistan’s J&K references

‘We reject the malicious reference made to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir’ Exercising its right of reply, India countered on Monday, references that Pakistan had made to Jammu and Kashmir during remarks delivered via video by Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the U.N.’s 75th Anniversary Commemoration. …

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Covid-19 | Academics session for freshers to start from November 1 with curtailed holidays: UGC

UGC accepts the guidelines by an expert committee set up for revising the academic calendar in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Students entering colleges and universities will begin classes from November 1, with the new academic session getting off to a delayed start, according to the University Grants Commission’s calendar for …

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Kerala Tourism to build Motel Araam at Valicode

The ₹9.61-cr. project being set up on 1.53 acres given by Irrigation Department Kerala Tourism will construct a ₹9.61-crore Motel Araam at Valicode, near Nedumangad, along the State Highway from Thiruvananthapuram to Thenmala. The wayside amenity is being set up on 1.53 acres of land handed over by the Irrigation …

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Bills to set up Forensic Sciences University, Rashtriya Raksha University passed in Rajya Sabha

Two bills to set up the National Forensic Sciences University and the Rashtriya Raksha University were passed in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by voice vote. Both the bills have already been cleared by Lok Sabha. The National Forensic Sciences University Bill seeks to establish a National Forensic Sciences University by …

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Officials probe ‘explosion’ in Meghalaya uranium village

Spot verification did not reveal any mishap but district authorities have sought a detailed report The authorities of a Meghalaya district bordering Bangladesh have sought a detailed report on an “explosion” in a concrete tank allegedly containing radioactive remnants of an exploratory uranium mining in 1993. The local police have, …

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Ladakh standoff | Corps Commander talks positive, no breakthrough yet

The sixth round of Corps Commander talks between India and China, which went on for 14 hours, were positive but there is no breakthrough yet on disengagement and de-escalation along the disputed boundary in Ladakh. “The talks were quite positive despite lack of apparent result. There will have more rounds …

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Parliament passes amendments to essential commodities law

The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, which was approved by the Lower House on September 15, was approved by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha Parliament on Tuesday passed a Bill to remove cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes from the list of essential commodities. The Essential Commodities (Amendment) …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 181 live updates | Puducherry Government whip tests positive

India reported over 1 lakh coronavirus recoveries in a single-day for the first time, improving the recovery rate to 80.86 per cent, while fresh cases also dropped below 76,000 after two weeks, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. India has reported more than 90,000 COVID-19 recoveries for …

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