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Delhi’s COVID-19 case tally reaches 1,85,220 with 2,914 fresh infections and 13 deaths reported today. The numbers of active and recovered cases are 18,842 and 1,61,865. Death toll rises to 4,513: Delhi Government
Central Railway to run special trains on 4th, 5th & 6th September for candidates attending National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA) exams: Central Railway
CBSE class 10, 12 compartment exams to be held from September 22-29: Exam Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj
1,047 new COVID19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir today; 493 from Jammu division and 554 from Kashmir division. Total number of cases now at 40,990 including 8,800 active cases, 31,435 recoveries and 755 deaths: Govt of Jammu and Kashmir
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has approved Rs. 16.50 crores for relief to flood-affected people in Nagpur region. This relief amount will be utilised for providing domestic articles, financial help for house repairing, making shelters etc.
– Maharashtra CMO
Everyday, the government will be giving written replies to 160 Unstarred Questions in the upcoming session… this effectively means the government will reply 1,120 questions every week: Lok Sabha Secretariat
Holding Question Hour for one or two days is totally different from having it continuously for 18 days. This change is only for the monsoon session and the government has made it clear that the Question Hour will be back in the winter session: Lok Sabha Secretariat
It was decided to do away temporarily with Question Hour due to extraordinary situation caused by COVID and to avoid assembling of large number officials to be present in galleries of the House during Question Hour in view of the need for social distancing: Lok Sabha Secretariat
CM Kejriwal assures trade, industry of relief in fixed power charges
I have pulled out of IPL due to personal reasons, want to be with family.
– Harbhajan Singh
India’s metal sector severely hit by COVID-19; to see slow recovery
Five members of a family in Dahod allegedly died by suicide, after consuming poison. According to a preliminary investigation, it might be due to a financial crisis, for which we are checking their bank accounts. Suicide note has also been found from the house: DSP Dahod, Gujarat
State Sero Survey report is morale booster for Corona Yodhas. 8% of the population reported to have developed antibodies. Only .28% tested positive by state labs, it means 7.32% developed antibodies without knowing they are positive: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij
Kharif sowing touches new record at 1,095.38 lakh hectare: Government
Air India to operate direct Kolkata-London flight from September 16
Chief Air Chief emphasized unique attributes of airpower that would allow its employment in likely scenarios&apprised course officers about progress being made in deliberations that’re ongoing for creating integrated structures towards enhancing synergy in future war fighting.
– Indian Air Force
Our seat share will be decided soon. The process will be finished smoothly as there are no differences among us… Lok Sabha Poll results have clearly displayed the vote base of BJP and PM Modi. Hence, the seat division should be based on that only: RK Singh
The Exam Controller at Garhwal Central University has released the dates for B.Ed. & M.Ed 4th-semester examination; exams will be conducted from 27th September till 9th October.
We can form a government on our own, in Bihar, there’s no doubt in it. But, we’ve been in partnership with the JDU since 1996, & we do not want to break it, neither do they. We don’t leave our friends: BJP MP from Arrah, Bihar & Union Power Minister RK Singh
Punjab govt revokes its earlier decision of putting posters outside the houses of COVID-19 patients under home isolation or quarantine. Posters where already affixed may be removed. The move is aimed at minimising the stigma resulting from the affixing of such posters: State Government
Two ICG Dornier aircraft with pollution response spray pods & oil spill dispersants being launched from Tuticorin to Mattalla as a preventive measure towards oil spill contingency will augment ICG & Sri Lankan Navy ships engaged on-scene: Indian Coast Guard
Two ICG Dornier aircraft with pollution response spray pods & oil spill dispersants being launched from Tuticorin t… https://t.co/2tkjpiMcfk
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Respect for international laws, cooperation and peaceful resolution of differences key for peace and stability in SCO region: Rajnath Singh
Schools, colleges, educational & coaching institutes for regular class activities shall remain closed till 30th September. Online and distance learning activities are allowed to continue: Chief Secretary, Assam
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Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW) system for J&K Administrative Service officers, at Raj Bhavan today: Governor’s Office
Air Force Command pointed out that it strongly condemns such malicious acts by deliberately creating & disseminating false information on the Internet in an attempt to confuse the audience: Ministry of National Defense of Republic of China.
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Climate of trust, non-aggression and sensitivity towards each other key for peaceful, stable and secure SCO region: Rajnath at SCO meet
We need institutional capacity to deal with both traditional and non-traditional threats: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at SCO meet.
India unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and condemns its proponents: Rajnath at SCO meet
Delhi airport sets up COVID-19 testing facility for select arriving international passengers
A World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson has said that it does not expect widespread vaccinations against #COVID19 until mid-2021, reports Reuters
With a higher number of patients getting cured, India’s total recoveries surpass 30 lakh. Less than 0.5% of total number of patients on ventilators, 2% in ICUs & less than 3.5% on Oxygen Support: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Likely to conduct compartment exams for classes X, XII by September-end: CBSE to SC
- The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday told the Supreme Court that it is likely to conduct compartment examination for students of classes X and XII by September-end and examination centres have been increased to 1,278.
- The Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna asked the CBSE to file an affidavit with regard to conducting compartment examinations and posted the matter for hearing on September 10.
- Advocate Rupesh Kumar appearing for the CBSE told the bench that all precautions will be taken to conduct compartment examinations in view of COVID-19.
JEE, NEET To Go Ahead, Supreme Court Dismisses 6 Opposition-Ruled States’ Plea–sources
All 65 Bihar elections to be conducted at the same time
Election Commission of India decides to conduct all the 65 bye-elections and the general assembly elections of Biha… https://t.co/olX8L2wjLe
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20 deaths, 591 new COVID-19 cases in Puducherry
J&K; One terrorist eliminated in an ongoing encounter at Pattan, Baramulla district
Rain lashes Delhi
Delhi: Rain lashes part of the national capital; visuals from near Delhi airport. https://t.co/QVXccLHcmx
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New Zealand reports 1st coronavirus death in 3 months
Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court grants bail to former state minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati for two months, in a rape case.
Doctor, aide arrested for giving forged COVID-19 test reports to people in Delhi
Rajnath Singh visits main Cathedral of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the main Cathedral of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Mus… https://t.co/jU3hGC2J61
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Taiwan has shot down a Chinese fighter jet, unconfirmed media reports
RBI releases revised priority sector lending guidelines
- Some salient features of RBI’s revised priority sector lending guidelines
- Higher weightage assigned to incremental priority sector credit in ‘identified districts’
- Targets prescribed for marginal farmers & weaker sections being increased in a phased manner
- Higher credit limit has been specified for farmers producers organisations, farmers producers cos
- Loan Limits for renewable energy have been increased
- Credit limit for health infrastructure (including those under ‘ayushman bharat’) has been doubled
China witnessed ‘earth-shaking’ changes under CPC leadership
– Xi Jinping
Six dead and three injured in a fire at a firecrackers factory in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
– Superintendent of Police, Cuddalore
SSR Case: Abdul Basit Parihar sent to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody till 9th September
Odisha’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 1,16,678 with 3,267 new cases
1984 ANTI SIKH RIOTS: Supreme Court dismisses bail plea by convict, Sajjan Kumar
Paytm FY’20 revenue rises to Rs 3,629 crore, loss narrows by 40%
- Paytm said its revenue for fiscal year ended March 31, increased to Rs 3,629 crore.
- Increase in number of transactions across various segments and point of sale devices.
- Losses have narrowed by 40 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
Compartment examination for CBSE students of Classes 10 & 12 by September end & examination centres increased to 1,278
– CBSE tells SC
Local lockdowns impacting recovery momentum in India
– ITC Ltd chairman Sanjiv Puri
Maharashtra minister Sunil Kedar tests positive for Covid-19
It is very important that you should be proud of your uniform instead of flexing power of your uniform. Never lose respect for your Khaki uniform
– PM Modi during his virtual address to young IPS officers
Big probability’ of a meeting of Chinese, Indian defence ministers in Moscow
Reports Reuters quoting Global Times Editor in Chief
H&M India’s head Janne Einola quits
Einola’s departure comes at a challenging time when retailers including H&M in India are battling low sales due to an unprecedented pandemic that has severely hurt fashion brands.
Brother of Rhea Chakrobarty, Showik brought to Narcotics Control Bureau office in Mumbai
Maharashtra: Brother of #RheaChakrobarty, Showik brought to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office in Mumbai. The… https://t.co/hwZVY2QaPP
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Govt looking into auto industry’s demand for temporary GST cut: Prakash Javadekar
The situation along LAC is slightly tensed. Keeping in view of the situation, we have taken precautionary deployment for our own safety & security
– Army Chief MM Naravane