Cabinet Secretary chairs NCMC meeting to review flood situation in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan: A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba, was held on Sunday to review the prevailing flood situation in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Doordarshan completes 60 years of existence: Doordarshan is celebrating its 60 years today.
Five Maoists killed in separate encounters in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh: In Chhattisgarh, three Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district on Saturday.
Minority communities in India are safe unlike in Pakistan, says Defence Minister: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has asserted, minority communities in India were safe, are safe and will remain safe unlike in Pakistan.
Govt to launch programme offering 1000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs: The government is set to launch a major programme offering 1,000 Ph.D. fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs in India.
J&K Governor: PM asked to bring prosperity in Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik said on Saturday that the government aims to bring prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir.
President unveils statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Villeneuve, Switzerland: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi, marking the 150th anniversary of the Father of the Nation and hoped that his legacy will inspire the mankind to tackle climate change and conserve ecology.
Pakistan should stop promoting terrorism: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Pakistan should stop promoting terrorism, otherwise no one will be able to prevent its disintegration.
Assam: Final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) published: The final list of National Register of Citizens, NRC of Assam with individual status of all the 3 crores 30 lakh applicants was published online on Saturday.
Unrest in RMG sector, Workers-Police Clash, Road Blocked in Dhaka: Bangladesh is witnessing frequent unrest in the Ready Made Garments (RMG) sector with workers blocking road and resorting to strike to press for release of their salaries and other issues.
UN Chief calls for greater action to address Climate Change: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that Dorian should be a wake-up call for the world about the dangers of climate change.
All Ethiopian Airlines crash victims identified: Interpol: The Interpol has announced the successful completion of the identification procedures of all victims of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in March this year that killed all 157 people on board.
Solid gold toilet stolen from English stately home: A gang of thieves on Saturday stole an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibition at Britain’s Blenheim Palace.
UK PM Boris Johnson claims huge progress in Brexit talks: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that he was making a “huge amount of progress” towards a Brexit deal with the EU.
Saudi Arabia: Drone attack on two major oil facilities: In Saudi Arabia, Houthi rebel drone targets two major oil facilities; Saudi Arabia cut oil and gas production after drone attacks, U.S. says, ready to release oil from its strategic reserve if needed.
Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza killed in US operation: White House: The US on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, son of terror group al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden, is dead.
Indian industry welcomes incentives announced by govt to boost export and housing sector: Indian industry has welcomed the incentives announced by the finance minister for exports and housing sector.
Aadhaar verification to be mandatory for new dealers from Jan 2020: GSTN: The GST Network on Saturday decided to make Aadhaar authentication or physical verification mandatory for new dealers from January 2020 to check malpractices in Goods and Services Tax.
FM announces measures to boost economic growth: Government unveils measures to boost Economic Growth; Finance Minister announces a Rs 10,000 crore special window to provide last mile funding for housing projects in affordable and middle income category; also announces new scheme for Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Product to incentivise exporters.
Pankaj Advani clinches record 22nd world billiards title: One of India’s most consistent sportspersons, Pankaj Advani, on Sunday increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship.
Sourabh Verma clinches Vietnam Open Super 100 title: In Badminton, Sourabh Verma clinched the Vietnam Open Super 100 title, defeating China’s Sun Fei Xiang in a thrilling Men’s Singles summit clash at the Ho Chi Minh City today.
Singapore air ‘unhealthy’ ahead of Formula One race: Pollution from forest fires in Indonesia pushed Singapore’s air quality to unhealthy levels for the first time in three years on Saturday, a week ahead of the Formula One night race in the city.
Great Ganga Run 2019 flagged off in New Delhi: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju flagged off Great Ganga Run-2019 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
India begin home season with a 3-match T20 series vs South Africa: The highly-awaited series between India and South Africa is scheduled to kick-off with the first Twenty20 International on Sunday in Dharamshala.
Saurabh Chaudhary betters world record in National Shooting trials: Asian Games gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary bettered his own world record to win the men’s 10m air pistol event at the National Shooting trials in New Delhi on Saturday.
Lakshya Sen wins Belgian International Badminton title: Young Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Belgian International badminton title; defeats second seed Victor Svendsen of Denmark in straight sets.
Cricket: India clinched Under-19 Asia Cup title: In Cricket, India clinched the Under-19 Asia Cup title, with a thrilling five-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo on Saturday.
Doordarshan celebrates 60 years of bringing television to India: Doordarshan has completed 60 years. On 15th September 1959, Doordarshan started a journey that revolutionized the television circuit in the country.
Vice President, PM greet engineers on Engineers Day: Engineer’s Day celebrated on Sunday in memory of Bharat Ratna recipient and engineering pioneer of India Sir M Visvesvaraya, popularly known as Sir MV; A civil engineer and statesman, Sir Visvesvaraya was born on 15th September in 1861 in Muddena-halli village in Karnataka.
Assam: Final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) published: The final list of National Register of Citizens, NRC of Assam with individual status of all the 3 crore 30 lakh applicants was published online on Saturday.