New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) Following are the top stories: Nation: PAR20 LS-CHINA-RAJNATH China's attempt to unilaterally alter status quo not acceptable: Rajnath on border stand-off New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said India is committed to a peaceful resolution of the current border stand-off with China in Ladakh but any attempt to unilaterally alter the status quo by the neighbouring country is unacceptable.
DEL38 BILLGATES-INTERVIEW India's role in production of COVID-19 vaccine critical in containing pandemic: Bill Gates New Delhi: Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has said India's willingness to play a 'big role' in manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine and allow it to supply to other developing countries will be a critical part in containing the pandemic globally. By Manash Pratim Bhuyan PAR9 RS-VIRUS-VARDHAN Re-purposed hydroxychloroquine being used for mild, moderate COVID-19 cases: Vardhan New Delhi: Re-purposed hydroxychloroquine is being used for mild but high risk and moderate COVID-19 cases, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
DEL65 LSQ-MHA-JK 223 people under detention in JK, no one under house arrest now: Govt in LS New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said 223 people are currently under detention in Jammu and Kashmir and no one is under house arrest.
DEL52 RS-LD AIRCRAFT Par passes bill to give statutory status to aviation regulators New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill that seeks to improve India's aviation safety ratings and provide statutory status to regulatory institutions, including the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
BOM10 MH-NAVY MAN-2ND LD GOVERNOR With BJP-RSS now: Ex-Navy man assaulted by Shiv Sena workers Mumbai: Former Navy man Madan Sharma, who was recently attacked by Shiv Sena workers, on Tuesday said he will associate with the BJP and RSS from now on.
CAL3 BH-NITISH-PM-SCHEMES Nitish assures PM of timely completion of all central govt schemes in Bihar Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating and laying stones of seven urban infrastructure schemes worth Rs 541 crore and assured him that the state government would complete all the projects on time.
MDS6KA-DRUGS-LD RAIDS Drug case: CCB raids bungalow of ex-minister's son in Bengaluru Bengaluru: The Central Crime Branch of Bengaluru, which is probing the drug abuse among bigwigs including Kannada film actors on Tuesday swooped down on the lavish bungalow of Aditya Alva, son of former minister and late Jeevaraj Alva in the city.
Legal: LGD12 SC-LD SUDARSHAN TV There should be some kind of self-regulation in media, says SC on 'rabid' TV programme New Delhi: There should be some kind of self-regulation in the media, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday while raising questions over a 'rabid' Sudarshan TV programme, claimed by the channel in promos as a 'big expose on conspiracy to infiltrate Muslims in government service'.
LGD10 SC-LD SAINI SC grants interim protection from arrest to ex-Punjab DGP in 1991 murder case New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday granted interim protection from arrest to former Punjab SGP Sumedh Singh Saini in the 1991 case of alleged murder of a junior engineer Balwant Singh Multani.
Foreign: FGN23 PAK-FATF-BILL Pak Parliament passes bill to regulate cooperative societies against terror financing Islamabad: Pakistan's Parliament has passed a bill aimed at bringing more control and transparency in the registration and regulations of cooperative societies to check terror financing as part of the country's efforts to escape from being blacklisted by the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog. By Sajjad Hussain FGN24 UK-BREXIT-BILL UK PM's controversial Brexit bill clears first hurdle in Parliament London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial bill that aims to override parts of the Brexit divorce agreement struck with the European Union (EU) cleared its first parliamentary hurdle by winning the first House of Commons vote by 340 to 263 votes. By Aditi Khanna FGN15 PAK-JADHAV Pak Parliament extends for four months ordinance on Jadhav Islamabad: Pakistan's Parliament has extended for four months an ordinance that allowed Indian death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to file an appeal against his conviction in a high court as required by the International Court of Justice. By Sajjad Hussain. PTI AQS AQS