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"Water Bodies" Found Under Surface of Mars
Several liquid bodies have been found under the south pole of Mars, reported Independent, citing a major new study.
The findings reportedly give extra credence to previous research that suggested there could be a large saltwater lake underneath the Martian surface, the researchers claim – and also led to them discovering a number of other wet areas.
Assam’s Only Woman CM Syeda Anwara Taimur Passes Away in Australia at 83
Assam’s first and only woman chief minister Syeda Anwara Taimur passed away in Australia on Monday reportedly due to cardiac arrest, according to HT.
The 84-year-old was reportedly staying with her son in Australia for the past four years.
She was the first Muslim woman chief minister of the country.
Delhi Court Declares 4 Directors of Sterling Biotech Fugitive Economic Offenders
Delhi's Patiala House Court on Monday declared four directors of Sterling Biotech Limited fugitive economic offenders in a bank fraud case, thereby paving the way for confiscation of their properties, reported IANS.
According to IANS, the Sandesara brothers -- Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara and Chetan Jayantilal Sandesara, along with Dipti Chetan Jayantilal Sandesara and Hiteshkumar Narendrabhai Patel are now fugitive economic offenders, Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana stated in the order.
Maharashtra Govt to Set Up Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Government Music College
On the occasion of Lata Mangeshkar's birthday, the state department of Higher and Technical Education, today, has decided to set up a World-class Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Government Music College, citing Maharashtra Chief Minister's Office
AIADMK to Announce Tamil Nadu CM Candidate on 7 October
AIADMK said, on Monday, 28 September that it would announce its chief ministerial candidate for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls on October 7, according to ANI.
Both Panneerselvam and Palaniswami are in contention for the CM candidature.
MHA Sanctions Three New Branches of NIA
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned three additional branches of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to be located at Imphal, Chennai and Ranchi, reported ANI.
PM Modi and Denmark's PM Mette Frederiksen Hold Virtual Bilateral Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Denmark's PM Mette Frederiksen held a virtual bilateral summit, reported ANI.
According to ANI, PM Modi, during the summit, said:
“The events of the past several months have made it clear how important it is for like-minded countries like ours, which share a rules-based, transparent, humanitarian and democratic value-system, to work together.”
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini Appears Before SIT In Multani Case
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini on Monday appeared before the Special Investigation Team in Mohali in connection with the disappearance case of junior engineer Balwant Singh Multani in 1991, reported PTI.
According to PTI, Special Investigation Team of the Punjab Police on Sunday had summoned Saini to join the investigation at the Mataur police station in connection with the case.
Critic, Writer Dr GS Amur Passes Away
Veteran critic and versatile writer Dr G S Amur died on Monday due to age related ailments, reported NDTV, citing sources in his family.
He was 95 and he died in his residence, according to NDTV.
Aprox 100 Cong Workers Detained in Gandhinagar
Nearly 100 Gujarat Congress workers, including state party president Amit Chavda, have been detained in Gandhinagar after they staged protest against farm laws, reported PTI, citing Police.
Kerala NIA Court Sentences Life Imprisonment to Man Covicted of ISIS Links
Special NIA court in Kerala sentenced a man to life imprisonment who was convicted for joining ISIS & later proceeding to Iraq to further the activities of the terror group.
Civilian Injured in Encounter in Anantnag Succumbs to Injuries
A civilian, who was injured in an explosion at an encounter site in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir last week, succumbed to injuries on Monday, police said. Yaseen Rather and three others sustained injuries when a shell exploded in the debris of a house at Sirhama on Thursday where two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces, a police official said.
JIMEX - India-Japan Naval Exercise To Conclude Today
The fourth edition of India-Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise JIMEX, between Indian Navy & Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), is being held in North Arabian Sea. The exercise started on 26 September and will conclude on Monday, 28 September. Indian Navy - JMSDF ships have been undertaking weapon drills, seamanship evolutions and advanced exercises.
Two Militants Killed in Joint Operation in Samboora: DGP J&K
Two militants were killed in a joint operation by CRPF, Police & Army in Samboora on Sunday, 27 September. J&K DGP stated that the militants fired at the forces and attacked them with grenades. Forces retaliated following which an exchange of fire started. Operation continued throughout the night.
Container Smoulders on Vessel in Bay of Bengal, Coast Guard Moved
A container is smouldering on a vessel anchored at the Sandheads off the West Bengal coast on Monday. As per the initial reports, 15 crew members are on board the vessel, PTI reported.
"A container is smouldering on vessel Express Godavari," Kolkata Chairman stated.
Fire Breaks Out at a Basement in Army's Eastern Command HQ, Kolkata
A fire broke out at basement office in Fort William, the Army's Eastern Command headquarters, in Kolkata earlier today, the blaze has been brought under control.
MP ADG Purushottam Sharma Discharged From His Duties
Madhya Pradesh Additional Director General (ADG) Purushottam Sharma has been relieved of his duties after a video of him beating his wife went viral.
Fire Breaks Out in ICU of Govt Hospital in Kolhapur
A fire broke out in ICU section of govt hospital in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district earlier today. All 15 patients who were in the ICU section were immediately shifted out and the blaze has been extinguished, reported PTI
Alapan Bandopadhyay Appointed New West Bengal Chief Secretary
Alapan Bandopadhyay was named as the new chief secretary of West Bengal on Monday. Bandopadhyay, who is at present the state home secretary, will join his new posting on 1 October, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Dedicates Gwalior-Morena Flyover to Nation
1.420 km flyover on NH-3 at Morena in Madhya Pradesh worth Rs 108 crore was dedicated to nation today by Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. The flyover will decongest Morena of crowded traffic which in turn save time & avoid fuel wastage.
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini Appears Before SIT in Mohali
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini appeared before the SIT in Mohali on Monday, 28 September in connection with the 29-year-old case of the disappearance and murder of a junior engineer, Balwant Singh Multani.
Source: Hindustan Times
1st Phase of Rajasthan Gram Panchayat Election Begins
The polling for the first phase of the election of the sarpanch and panch in 947-gram panchayats in Rajasthan began on Monday morning.
Elections in 55 village panchayats of the Sarada and the Gogunda panchayat samitis of Udaipur had been postponed due to protests in Dungarpur.
Sensex Jumps 207 Points to 37,596 in Opening Session
Sensex on Monday jumped 207.46 points to 37,596.12 in the opening session, while Nifty advanced 68.10 points to 11,118.35.
3 Dead, 7 Injured After Van Collides With Bus in UP's Kannauj
At least three people, including a seven-year-old boy, were killed, and seven others seriously injured as a van collided head-on with a bus in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district on Sunday.
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