New Delhi, Oct 3 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1330 hours: DEL 29 GOVT-KUWAIT-MOURNING State mourning on Sunday as a mark of respect to Kuwait's Amir New Delhi: The government has announced one-day state mourning on Sunday across India as a mark of respect to Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who passed away on September 29. DEL28 PM-2NDLD TUNNEL India's defence interests were compromised, Modi's swipe at Congress at Atal Tunnel opening Rohtang (HP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the Congress, saying India's defence interests were compromised under its rule, and asserted nothing is more important to his government than protecting the country.
DEL27 VIRUS-RECOVERIES India maintains top global ranking with maximum COVID-19 recoveries, lowest mortality rate New Delhi: India continues to occupy the top global position with the maximum number of COVID-19 recoveries and accounts for 21 per cent of the recovered cases worldwide, while its share in the total cases stands at 18.6 per cent, the Union health ministry said on Saturday.
DEL26 HATHRAS-PRIYANKA UP govt 'morally corrupt', threatening Hathras victim's family: Priyanka New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday alleged that the Yogi Adityanath government was threatening the family of the Hathras gang-rape victim and asserted that such behaviour was not acceptable to the country.
DEL12 VIRUS-LD CASES India's COVID-19 death toll crosses one lakh New Delhi: India's COVID-19 death toll crossed one lakh and the infection tally climbed to 64,73,544, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 54 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 83.84 per cent, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
DEL25 CBI-ARREST Retired CBI officer arrested by agency in Rs 25-lakh bribery case New Delhi: The CBI has arrested its recently retired superintendent of police NMP Sinha in connection with an alleged bribery case, officials said on Saturday.
DEL14 CONG-LD HATHRAS Rahul, Priyanka to head to Hathras again on Saturday to meet victim's family New Delhi: A delegation of Congress MPs led by former party chief Rahul Gandhi will go to Hathras Saturday afternoon to meet the family of the 19-year-old woman who died after she was assaulted and allegedly gang-raped, a senior party leader said.
MDS2 KL-VIRUS-PROHIBITORY ORDERS Prohibitory orders to halt COVID-19 spread come into force in Kerala Thiruvananthapuram: With Kerala witnessing massive surge in COVID-19 cases, prohibitory orders came into force across the state on Saturday morning as per which not more than five people can assemble at any place, including banks, shops and commercial establishments BUSINESS DEL3 BIZ-LD RELIANCE Reliance raises Rs 7,350 crore from 2 investors New Delhi: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd on Friday announced to raise Rs 7,350 crore from two investors -- Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC and Global alternative asset firm TPG -- by selling a stake in group’s retail arm.
LEGAL LGD1 SC-ABETMENT State of mind to commit crime must be visible to prove offence of abetment: SC New Delhi: State of mind to commit a particular crime 'must be visible' to determine the culpability for offence of abetment, the Supreme Court has said while setting aside the conviction of a man who was accused of abetting his wife's suicide in 1997.
FOREIGN FGN7 UN-INDIA-NUKE-SHRINGLA Nuclear disarmament can be achieved through agreed multilateral framework: Shringla United Nations: India, which espouses the policy of 'No First Use' against nuclear weapon states, believes that nuclear disarmament can be achieved through agreed multilateral framework and New Delhi is convinced of the need for meaningful dialogue among nations possessing nuclear arms for building trust and confidence, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said. By Yoshita Singh FGN11 VIRUS-TRUMP-TREATMENT Trump doing well, undergoing Remdesivir therapy: WH doctor Washington: US President Donald Trump, who was shifted to a military hospital after being tested positive for COVID-19, is undergoing Remdesivir therapy and is 'doing well', the White House physician has said. By Lalit K Jha SRY