September 16, 2020: Top headlines of the day

Rahul M
·3-min read

These news items were widely covered by the media on Wednesday and grabbed the eyeballs. Do scroll through our daily news wrap:

Kolkata Medical bank free distribute COVID-19 awarness printed Kits to peapuls during the awareness COVID-19 in Kolkata, India on September 16, 2020. India's total of coronavirus infections passed 5 million. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Kolkata Medical bank free distribute COVID-19 awarness printed Kits to peapuls during the awareness COVID-19 in Kolkata, India on September 16, 2020. India's total of coronavirus infections passed 5 million. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Indian Army fully geared to fight full-fledged war in eastern Ladakh: Army

The Indian Army on Wednesday said if China created conditions for war, they will face a better trained, better prepared, fully rested and psychologically hardened Indian troops. Read More

No infiltration along China border in 6 months: Home Ministry

The union home ministry on Wednesday stated there had been no infiltration along the Indo-China border in the last six months. Read More

Verdict in Babri demolition case involving LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharti on September 30

The date was fixed on the direction of the Supreme Court that had asked for the judgment to be delivered by September 30. Read More

India's coronavirus infections top five million mark

More than 80,000 people have died, amid reports of shortages of intensive care beds and oxygen supplies. Read More

Why India doesn't print a ton of money to fight poverty

The United States, the European Central Bank, Japan, and even emerging economies such as Turkey and Indonesia are printing money to bring economies back to life. Read More

No evidence on drugs in Bollywood: Home Ministry in parliament

The government has said that no actionable inputs were received by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which show the alleged nexus between people in the film industry and drug traffickers. Read More

Modi isn't even equal to the dust of Nehru's shoes: Pawan Khera

A video featuring Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera deriding Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the border standoff with China has gone viral on social media platforms. Read More

In Stats: How teams performed the last time the UAE hosted IPL

Six years after the Indian Premier League was first played in the UAE due to the 2014 General Elections, the T20 cricket tournament is returning to the country for its 13th edition, scheduled to start on 19 September. Read More

Yoshihide Suga elected Japan's new prime minister succeeding Shinzo Abe

After winning the leadership of the governing party earlier this week, Wednesday's vote confirms the former chief cabinet secretary's new position. Read More

Injuries have always kept me going: Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya had sustained a back injury during the India vs South Africa T20I series in October last year and has since been out of action. Read More

QUIZ: Where is the 'ozone hole' located above Earth?

September 16 is celebrated every year at the United Nations' International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. It commemorates the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987. Click To Participate

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