New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) These are the top stories at 9:15 PM: NATION DEL77 PM-VIRUS-CAMPAIGN PM Modi to launch 'jan andolan' campaign for COVID appropriate behaviour New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a 'jan andolan' campaign for COVID appropriate behaviour on Thursday in view of upcoming festivals, winter season and opening up of the economy.
DEL64 BJP-LD MODI BJP leaders, Cabinet members laud Modi as he enters 20th year as elected govt head New Delhi: BJP leaders on Wednesday heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his leadership as he entered his 20th year without a break as the head of an elected government, including close to 13 years as chief minister of Gujarat.
DEL67 VIRUS-HARSH VARDHAN Rising recovery rate, falling active cases prove success of Centre-led COVID-19 containment strategy: Harsh Vardhan New Delhi: Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said India's continuously rising recovery rate and progressively falling active cases have proven the success of the Centre-led COVID-19 containment strategy.
DEL74 DEF-RAJNATH India believes indigenous defence capabilities foundation to enduring peace: Rajnath New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the tense border standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said India is a peace-loving country and believes that indigenous defence capabilities are the foundations to 'enduring peace'.
DEL61 CAB-INDOJAPAN-PACT Cabinet approves cyber security pact with Japan New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday approved signing of an agreement with Japan that is aimed at enhancing cooperation in emerging technologies, protection of critical infrastructure, cyberspace and to mitigate threats to communication networks, the government said.
DEL62 UP-SCRIBE LD FIR Journalist, 3 others booked for sedition two days after being held by UP police; FIR cites pamphlets on Hathras incident Lucknow/Mathura: The Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday booked four persons including Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan on sedition and other charges at Maant police station in Mathura, two days after they were held while on their way to Hathras.
CAL15 BH-POLL-BJP-FIR BJP says it will lodge FIR against any non-NDA party using PM's photos in Bihar polls Patna: The BJP on Wednesday warned that it would lodge an FIR against any non-NDA party, if it uses the photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Bihar assembly elections, an assertion seen as a snub to the LJP which has exited from the ruling coalition in Bihar and decided to go solo in the polls.
DEL75 CONG-BIHAR-CANDIDATES Bihar assembly polls: Congress releases first list of 21 candidates New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday released its first list of 21 candidates for the Bihar assembly elections.
BOM19 MH-LD ALL RHEA-BAIL Rhea Chakraborty gets bail, comes out of prison after 28 days Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted bail to actor Rhea Chakraborty in a drugs case related to her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
MDS15 AP-SITHARAMAN-ECONOMY Revival of economy post Covid lockdown clearly visible, says Sitharaman Amaravati: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Wednesday that revival of the nations economy post-Covid lockdown was clearly visible and the indicators looked positive.
MDS10 TN-MLA-WEDDING Dalit TN MLA marries Brahmin woman, her father opposes wedding Chennai: A Dalit AIADMK MLA's marriage to a 19-year-old Brahmin woman has met with staunch opposition from her father, who after a scuttled suicide attempt, alleged that the legislator abducted his daughter, a charge denied by both the bride and groom.
LEGAL LGD25 SC-2NDLD SHAHEEN BAGH Shaheen Bagh protest: Occupation of public ways not acceptable, says SC New Delhi: Public spaces cannot be occupied indefinitely and demonstrations expressing dissent have to be in designated places alone, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday while concluding that occupation of public ways in the anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh here was “not acceptable”.
LGD22 RAJPUT-LD FAMILY LAWYER AIIMS forensic team report lacks credibility, says Rajput's family lawyer New Delhi: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer Vikas Singh Wednesday claimed that the report submitted by the AIIMS forensic team 'lacks credibility' and they have written to the CBI to constitute a fresh medical team to look into case.
FOREIGN FGN17 US-H1B-WH-REAX H-1B visas should be reserved only for 'specialised talent' to support strong economy: White House Washington: President Donald Trump knows that the H-1B visa should be reserved only for 'specialised talent' that helps support a strong economy, the White House has said, defending the latest curbs imposed by the US on the much sought-after visas by Indian IT professionals. PTI AD AD