New Delhi, Aug 26 (PTI) These are the top stories at 9 pm: NATION DEL85 SINOINDIA-JAISHANKAR Solution to border row with China must be predicated on honouring all agreements and understandings:Jaishankar New Delhi: A solution to the border row with China must be predicated on honouring all agreements and understandings without attempting to alter the status quo unilaterally, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, in a clear assertion of India's position on the issue.
DEL68 CM-MEET-SONIA 'Refusal' by Centre to pay GST compensation to states nothing short of betrayal: Sonia New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said 'refusal' by the Centre to pay GST compensation to the states is nothing short of a betrayal of the trust of the people of India.
DEL77 HEALTH-NDHM-LD DATA POLICY Centre frames draft policy on data privacy under National Digital Health Mission New Delhi: All necessary data privacy measures will be put in place to safeguard the confidentiality of sensitive health-related information of individuals under the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) programme that seeks to provide a unique ID to all citizens to map their medical history, the government has said.
DEL15 VIRUS-LD CASES 67,151 new COVID cases; 1,059 deaths in India New Delhi: India's novel coronavirus tally rose to 32.34 lakh on Wednesday with 67,151 more people testing positive for the infection, while the recoveries have surged to 24,67,758, the Health Ministry said.
DEL79 BIZ-LD GST COUNCIL-MEETING Stormy GST Council meet in offing; states' revenue shortfall, compensation to be discussed New Delhi: The GST Council meeting on Thursday is likely to be a stormy affair as opposition-ruled states unite to pressure the Centre to give them the promised compensation for loss of revenue arising from the implementation of GST.
DEL83 BIZ-TRAI LD VODAFONE IDEA TRAI issues showcause notice to Voda Idea on priority plan; says offer misleading New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has slapped a showcause notice on Vodafone Idea Ltd over its pay-more-for-priority treatment mobile plan, saying the tariff offer 'lacks transparency', is 'misleading' and not in compliance with regulatory framework.
DEL66 DL-VIRUS-ACTIVE CASES COVID-19: Steady rise in no. of active cases in Delhi since Aug 5, barring three days New Delhi: The number of active COVID-19 cases has shown a steady increase in Delhi since August 5, except on three days, when the city recorded a marginal fall compared to the previous days' figures, according to official data.
DEL82 SUSHANT-NCB-RHEA Sushant death case: NCB files criminal case against Rhea, others New Delhi: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday filed a criminal case against Rhea Chakraborty and others for their alleged dealings in banned drugs, officials said.
DEL63 PRIYANKA-MOTHER TERESA 'Come and work with me': Mother Teresa told Priyanka after Rajiv's assassination New Delhi: 'Come and work with me,' was what Mother Teresa told Priyanka Gandhi when she visited former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's family after his assassination in 1991.
LEGAL LGD17 DL-COURT-RIOTS-LD UAPA Delhi riots: Court sends JNU student Sharjeel Imam to 4-days police custody in UAPA case New Delhi: A Delhi court Wednesday sent JNU student Sharjeel Imam, arrested under the stringent anti terror law -- Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, to police custody for four days in a case related to communal violence in north east Delhi in February.
LGD15 DL-COURT-CHINESE APP Delhi court asks lawyer to avoid use of banned Chinese app in legal work New Delhi: A Delhi court has asked a lawyer to avoid the use of banned Chinese app CamScanner, used for scanning documents, in legal work.
LGD22 BHASKER-CONTEMPT Solicitor General declines nod to contempt case against Swara Bhasker New Delhi: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Wednesday refused consent to a plea seeking initiation of criminal contempt proceedings against Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker for her alleged 'derogatory and scandalous' statements against the Supreme Court on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid verdict.
FOREIGN FGN25 LANKA-INDIA Sri Lanka will adopt 'India first approach': Foreign Secretary Jayanath Colombage Colombo: Sri Lanka will adopt an 'India first approach' as its new foreign policy plank and protect New Delhi's strategic security interests, the country's Foreign Secretary Jayanath Colombage has said as he sought to allay concerns amid China's growing presence in the island nation.
FGN23 US-RNC-POMPEO-CHINA Only President Trump can tackle China and its 'predatory aggression': Pompeo Washington: President Donald Trump is the only person who can take on China and its 'predatory aggression,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told the American people. By Lalit K Jha. PTI SNE SNE