New Delhi, Oct 2 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 12 30 hours: DEL5 PM-GANDHI-RAJGHAT Prez Kovind, PM Modi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, on his 151st birth anniversary at Rajghat here DEL13 CONG-GANDHI Farmers' agitation on path shown by Mahatma Gandhi will be successful: Sonia Gandhi New Delhi: Calling Mahatma Gandhi the 'biggest sympathiser' of farmers, labourers and the working class, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday expressed confidence that the agitation against three recently enacted 'black laws' in the agriculture sector will become successful and the peasants will emerge victorious.
DEL12 HP-PM-TUNNEL PM to inaugurate strategic Atal Tunnel at Rohtang on Saturday Shimla: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the strategically important all-weather Atal Tunnel, which reduces the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km and the travel time by four to five hours, at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.
DEL11 VIRUS-LD CASES India's COVID-19 tally comes close to 64 lakh-mark; recoveries cross 53 lakh New Delhi: India's COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number of people who recuperated from the disease crossed 53 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 83.70 per cent, the Union health ministry said on Friday.
DEL16 HATHRAS-PRIYANKA Hathras incident: HC summoning top officials a ray of hope for family, says Priyanka New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday welcomed the Allahabad High Court summoning top Uttar Pradesh officials to appear before it in connection with the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras district, and said it is a ray of hope for the affected family.
MDS1 KL-VIRUS-PROHIBITORY ORDERS Kerala govt imposes Section 144 to curb coronavirus spread Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has imposed section 144 of CrPC, prohibiting the assembly of more than five people to control the surge in coronavirus cases in the state.
FOREIGN FGN13 US-TRUMP-LD COVID19 President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19 Washington: US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted on Friday, a development that is likely to bring to standstill his hectic election campaign.
FGN10 US-JUDGE-LD HI1B US judge blocks H-1B visa ban Washington: In a major relief to thousands of Indian IT professionals, a federal judge in the US on Thursday blocked the enforcement of a temporary visa ban by the Trump administration on a large number of work permits, including the most sought after H-1B visas, ruling that the president exceeded his constitutional authority. By Lalit K Jha PTI SRY