New Delhi, Aug 30 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1 pm: NATION DEL8 VIRUS-LD CASES COVID-19 tally in India breaches 35-lakh mark New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 35 lakh, just a week after it crossed the 30-lakh mark, with a record single-day spike of 78,761 cases, while recoveries surged to 27,13,933 on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
DEL16 PM-MANN KI BAAT India can become world's toy hub, time to be vocal about local toys: PM New Delhi, Aug 30 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India has talent and ability to become a toy hub for the entire world and called upon startups to work towards realising this potential while being 'vocal about local toys'.
DEL2 JK-ENCOUNTER Three militants, assistant sub-inspector of J-K police killed in encounter Srinagar: Three militants and an assistant sub-inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of the city here on Sunday, police said.
DEL18 JK-FIRING Army JCO killed in firing along LoC in J-K's Rajouri Jammu: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of the Army was killed on Sunday in a firing incident along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said.
BOM1 MH-SUSHANT-CBI-RHEA Sushant case: Rhea called for questioning by CBI for third day Mumbai: The CBI called actress Rhea Chakraborty for the third consecutive day on Sunday for questioning in the case of death of her boyfriend and filmstar Sushant Singh Rajput, a police official said.
BOM2 MP-RAINS MP rain: 1 killed in house collapse, 60 rescued by IAF chopper Bhopal: A 35-year-old woman was killed and three others were injuredwhen a house collapsed after heavy rains at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, while nearly 60 stranded people were airlifted from a village in the district by an IAF helicopter, officials said.
DES2 DL-KHALISTAN-FORCE Two suspected members of banned terror group arrested New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested two suspected members of banned terrorist outfit Khalistan Zindabad Force, officials said on Sunday.
LEGAL LGD1 SC-TRADER-BAIL SC sets aside Patna HC order granting bail to accused in trader's murder case New Delhi: The Supreme Court has set aside an order of the Patna High Court granting bail to an alleged habitual offender accused of gunning down the head of a traders' association in Bihar's Bihta in 2017, saying the criminal antecedents of the accused should have been considered.
FOREIGN FGN13 CHINA-LD TOLL-RESTAURANT COLLAPSE Death toll in restaurant collapse in China rises to 29 Beijing: Twenty-nine people were killed after a village restaurant collapsed Saturday in north China's Shanxi Province, local authorities said Sunday. By K J M Varma FGN4 US-TRUMP-HURRICANE President Trump surveys Hurricane Laura storm damage in Texas, Louisiana Houston: US President Donald Trump on Saturday travelled to Texas and Louisiana to take stock of the damage by one of the most catastrophic hurricane Laura that ripped apart homes and businesses as it slammed over gulf coast as a Category 4 storm this week with 150-mph winds. By Seema Hakhu Kachru. PTI CK