New Delhi, Oct 2 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 5 pm: Nation: DEL24 MHA-ARUNACHAL-AFSPA Govt extends 'disturbed area' tag for 3 districts, 4 police stations in Arunachal under AFSPA New Delhi: The Centre has declared three districts and four police stations in three other districts in Arunachal Pradesh as 'disturbed area' under the AFSPA for six more months after review of insurgent activities and the law and order situation there.
DEL29 CONG-MODEL FARM LAW Cong prepares draft model law to annul central farm laws New Delhi: The Congress has prepared a draft model law that will be legislated by party-ruled states in order to annul the central farm laws.
DEL30 JK-ARMY-TRIBUTE Army pays tributes to soldiers killed in Pak firing along LoC in J-K’s Kupwara Srinagar: The Army on Friday paid tributes to two soldiers who were killed in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.
DEL23 HEALTH-VIRUS-RECOVERIES India's active COVID-19 caseload remains below 10 lakh for 11th consecutive day: Govt New Delhi: For the eleventh successive day, India's active COVID-19 cases remained less than 10 lakh, while the country continued to maintain its global position of having the maximum number of recovered patients, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
BOM6 MH-KASHYAP-LD LAWYER Anurag Kashyap denies ‘reckless’ rape allegations, says he was in Sri Lanka at the time Mumbai: “Vehemently” denying actor Payal Ghosh’s allegations of rape against him, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Friday described them as “false and reckless” and said he was out of the country during the period she has mentioned in her FIR.
DEL22 PANETTA-OSAMA-PAK US did not share Osama location with Pak due to lack of trust: Ex-CIA chief Panetta New Delhi: The US did not inform Pakistan about Osama bin Laden's location due to lack of trust and past experiences of terrorists being tipped off after information was shared with Islamabad, former American defence secretary and ex-CIA chief Leon Panetta has said.
BOM9 MH-HATHRAS-RAHUL-RAUT UP police's treatment to Rahul 'gang-rape of democracy': Raut Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday condemned the treatment meted out by Uttar Pradesh police to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi when he was on his way to meet Hathras victim's family, and termed it as 'gang-rape of democracy'.
CAL10 WB-VIRUS- HAZRA BJP leader who threatened to hug Mamata if he contracted COVID-19 tests positive for infection Kolkata: BJP leader Anupam Hazra, who had threatened to hug West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee if he got infected with COVID-19, has tested positive for the disease, health officials said.
Foreign: FES27 PAK-SPEECH-BAN Pakistan's media watchdog bans speeches of 'proclaimed offenders' Islamabad: Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog has banned the broadcast and rebroadcast of any speech, interview or public address of absconders or proclaimed offenders, days after ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif made blistering speeches from exile in London targeting the powerful Pakistani Army. By Sajjad Hussain FGN25 UAE-GANDHI-BURJKHALIFA Burj Khalifa to display Mahatma Gandhi's images on his 151st birth anniversary: report Dubai: UAE’s iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa would display the images of Mahatma Gandhi as a tribute to the great Indian peace icon on his 151st birth anniversary, a media report said on Friday. (PTI) AQS AQS