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Kuwait Names Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as New Emir
Kuwait has named Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as new emir, reported AFP.
Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah had passed away said an official statement read out on state television today.
Several Andhra Pradesh Villages Submerged as Water Level Rises
Several villages in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh submerged and fields damaged as water level in Krishna river is rising due to incessant rainfall in the region, reported ANI.
Could Take 2 More Months to Kill Damaged Baghjan Well: OIL
Oil India says it will likely take overseas experts 2 more months to kill damaged Baghjan well in Assam where gas has been gushing out uncontrollably for past 126 days, reported PTI.
Kuwait's Ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah Passes Away
Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away said an official statement read out on state television today. His designated successor is his brother, Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, reported ANI, citing Reuters
BJP Announces First List of Candidates for Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Polls
Bharatiya Janata Party announces the first list of candidates
for the forthcoming election to 6th Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh, reported ANI, citing BJP Ladakh President and MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal
Delhi Court Dismisses Bail Plea of Freelance Journalist Rajeev Sharma
A Delhi Court dismissed the bail plea of freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, who was recently arrested by Delhi Police under the Official Secrets Act. Court noted that, if the accused is released on bail at this stage, he may attempt to hamper the investigation, reported ANI.
Sebi Board to Facilitate Set Up of Limited Purpose Repo Clearing Corp
Sebi board approves proposal to facilitate setting up of limited purpose repo clearing corporation to boost trading in corporate bonds, reported PTI.
Sebi further said that listed entities need to make disclosure about initiation of forensic audit.
Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in J&K
Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sunderbani and Krishna Ghati sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, in the afternoon on Tuesday, reported ANI.
Two Members of Banned PLFI Arrested by Ranchi Police
Two members of banned extremist outfit PLFI arrested by Ranchi police. On 28 Sept, they had threatened a person and demanded levy as protection money. Arms and a huge quantity of Naxal posters recovered from them, reported ANI, citing Naushad Alam, SP Ranchi, Rural.
Truck Carrying LPG Cylinders Catches Fire in MP
Truck carrying LPG cylinders caught fire in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district, triggering multiple explosions; blaze brought under control, no casualty so far, reported PTI, citing the Police
Earthquake of 3.2 Magnitude Hits Alchi (Leh)
Earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred near Alchi (Leh) earlier today, reported ANI.
Environmental Minister of Delhi and 4 Other States to Meet on 1 October
The Environment Ministers of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh will meet on1 October to discuss and tackle the problem of stubble-burning which causes pollution every year, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
RSLP To Fight With BSP, JPS: Bihar Elections 2020
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) will fight Bihar elections with Bahujan Samaj Party and Janwadi Party Socialist, RLSP Chief Upendra Kushwaha announced.
India Rejects "Gilgit-Baltistan Amendment Order 2020"
India rejected recent actions such as so-called “Gilgit-Baltistan (Elections and Caretaker Government) Amendment Order 2020” and continued attempts by Pakistan establishment to bring material changes in areas under its illegal and forcible occupation, MEA stated.
"We have seen reports regarding elections to so-called “Gilgit-Baltistan” Assembly to be held on Nov 15, 2020. Govt of India conveyed strong protest to Pakistan Govt & reiterated that J&K and Ladakh, including so-called Gilgit & Baltistan, are an integral part of India" - Ministry of External Affairs
SC Permits Iltija Mufti, Mehbooba Mufti in Detention
The apex court has permitted Iltija Mufti, her brother to meet their mother Mehbooba Mufti in detention. SC has also asked J&K administration to respond to Iltija Mufti’s fresh plea challenging the detention of her mother Mehbooba Mufti under Public Safety Act
Foreign Minister of India, Japan, US, Australia To Meet in Tokyo Next Week
The foreign ministers of Japan, the United States, Australia and India will meet in Tokyo next week to affirm their countries’ commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific region, Japan Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Releases PMA Guidelines For iDEX
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh released Project Management Approach (PMA) guidelines for iDEX (Innovations for Defence Excellence) during the launch function of Defence India Startup Challenge-4 (DISC4) via video conferencing today.
Army Truck Falls Into Narsoo Nallah, J&K; 2 Army Personnel Injured
Two Army personnel injured after an Army truck fell into Narsoo Nallah near Sarmoli on Jammu-Srinagar National highway in Udhampur. Injured army personnel were shifted to Army hospital, Udhampur.
INS Viraat Set For Dismantling
INS Viraat, a Centaur Class Aircraft Carrier, is being dismantled at the world's largest shipping recycling industry, situated in Alang. MoS (IC), Shipping said, "Alang is famous for ship recycling because it's in 'Gulf of Cambay' & has the world's best water current."
Amnesty International India Halts Operations
Amnesty India halts operations due to reprisal from the government of India. The decision, which will see close to 150 employees lose their jobs, came after the recent move by the Enforcement Directorate to freeze the organisation’s accounts.
P D Vaghela Appointed As Chairman of TRAI
Senior bureaucrat PD Vaghela was on Monday appointed as chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), according to a Personnel Ministry order.
India-Bangladesh To Hold Joint Consultative Commission Meeting Today
The sixth meeting of Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) between India and Bangladesh will be held virtually today. The Indian delegation will be led by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar & Bangladesh delegation will be led by Minister of Foreign Affairs AK Abdul Momen.
Woman Gang-Raped in UP's Hathras, Dies in Delhi Hospital
A 19-year-old woman who was gang-raped and assaulted in Hathras of Uttar Pradesh passes away at a hospital in Delhi. The woman was gang-raped in Hathras on 14 September 2020.
Fourth Edition of India-Japan Navy Exercise Concludes
The fourth edition of India-Japan Maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX, between Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), completed 3 days of exercise on Monday, 28 September. Ships undertook anti-air and anti-submarine warfare exercises. weapon firings, tracking and tactical manoeuvres.
Sensex Rises 200 Points; Nifty Nears 11,300
BSE Sensex and the Nifty opened higher on Tuesday.Sensex jumped to 200 pts to 38,192.78 in the opening session, while Nifty rises 62.90 pts to 11,290.45
PM Modi to Virtually Inaugurate 6 Mega Projects in Uttrakhand
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the ‘Namami Gange Mission’ on Tuesday, 29 September through a video conference.
Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC in Poonch
Indian Army is retaliating to firing from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district after Pakistan army violated ceasefire along LoC by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars, said the army.
3 Dead After Building Collapses in Vadodara
Three people were killed after an under-construction building in Bawamanpura area of Gujarat's Vadodara collapsed in early hours of Tuesday, 29 September. Rescue operation is currently underway.
SC To Hear Plea on Mehbooba Mufti's Detention
Supreme Court will today hear a petition filed by former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija, seeking the release of her mother from detention.
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