A short movie made with the financial assistance from Prasar Bharati nominated for Oscars: A short movie made with the financial assistance from Prasar Bharati has been nominated for Oscars.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee calls on PM Narendra Modi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Transition of J&K and Ladakh to UTs will be smooth: Dr Jitendra Singh: The MoS Dr Jitendra Singh said that the transition of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to the UTs will be smooth and the cadre is no issue in this transition
BJP President Amit Shah launches party’s Johar Jan Ashirwad Yatra: Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah launched the party’s Johar Jan Ashirwad Yatra in Jamtara in Jharkhand on Wednesday.
Incessant rains and release of water from dams increases flood risk in MP: In Madhya Pradesh, due to incessant rains and release of water from various dams, flood risk has increased again in many districts of the state. Army has taken over the relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit Bhind, Morena and Sheopur districts of the state.
Army to start recruitment drive in Jammu & Kashmir: In a bid to boost employment generation for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army to conduct recruitment for 2780 vacancies in Jamu and Kashmir Light infantry regiment.
Ayodhya Case: CJI sets deadline to complete whole argument by Oct 18: In a big development in the Ayodhya case, the Supreme Court asks all parties in the matter to try to complete argument by 18th October; Says, parties can still go for mediation if they want to.
Air-to-Air missile Astra successfully flight tested from Su-30 MKI: Air-to-Air missile, ASTRA, has been successfully flight tested on 16 September 2019 off the coast of Odisha.
First anniversary of Ayushman Bharat scheme on 23 September: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said the names of the hospitals found involved in any kind of fraudulent practices in the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme will be put up on its official website to “name and shame” them.
MEA targets Pakistan on Terrorism, Kashmir & PoK: External Affairs Minister lashes out against Pakistan; says they merely talk about terrorrism where tough action is required; says the world backs India’s position over abrogation of article 370 being an internal issue; underlines that PoK is part of India, expect to have physical jurisdiction over the region one day.
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) approves CRPF cadre restructure: In a big morale boost to CRPF personnel, the Home Ministry approved a major cadre restructuring of general duty staff.
Union minister Prakash Javadekar lambasts Congress: Information and Broadcasting Minister and senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar has criticised Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi for their views on Jammu- Kashmir and said that their views are highlighted by the Pakistan and the media of that country.
Casino Busted, Youth Wing leader of Awami League arrested in Dhaka: An illegal casino operating in the Fakirepool area of Dhaka was today busted by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh.
U.S.: 44 lawmakers urge Trump administration to reinstate GSP for India: A bipartisan group of 44 influential lawmakers has urged the Trump administration to reinstate India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP trade programme as part of a potential trade deal between the two countries.
Spain to hold repeat election on November 10: Spain will hold a repeat parliamentary election on November 10; The decision was taken by the acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez after he failed to secure enough support to be confirmed as premier. Sanchez’s Socialist Party got the most votes in the April 28 elections but failed to get a majority.
US official says Iran behind Saudi attack; Pence warns of possible strikes: The United States has concluded that an attack on Saudi oil facilities was launched from Iran.
Tunisia Presidential Election: Voters reject political establishment; Back Outsiders: In Tunisia, two political outsiders will compete in a run-off vote to become country’s next President after they topped the first round of voting.
Israel Elections too close to call – Exit Polls: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s battle for political survival looked set to continue for days and weeks after Israeli exit polls at the end of election showed the race too close to call.
Bangladesh to conduct Integrity drive to weed out corruption: Minister Obaidul Quader: Bangladesh will conduct an integrity drive against people involved in corruption. Speaking to the press on Tuesday in Dhaka, ruling Awami League General Secretary and Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader said that intelligence agencies have been asked to give reports on corruption anywhere in the country. Based on the report, government will conduct a drive to weed out corruption.
Afghanistan: Taliban strikes kill at least 48 days before Presidential Election: Taliban attacks kill at least 48 in Afghanistan days before Presidential Elections; suicide bombers attack President Ashraf Ghani’s election rally in Parvan province; another blast in Kabul.
Home Minister Amit Shah says no slowdown in Economy: Home Minister Amit Shah dismisses all talk of slowdown in economy; says Nation is moving towards becoming a 5 trillion dollar economy; not a bullet has been fired in J&K since the 5th of August; peace has been prevailing throughout the state.
India keeping close eye on Saudi oil situation: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan: India keeping a close eye on the oil crisis in Saudi Arabia; Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says the prevailing situation is a cause for concern for us but there’s no impact on the supply of oil from Saudi Arabia at the moment.
2nd T20I: India win by 7 wickets to go 1-0 up: A masterclass unbeaten 72 from Virat Kohli formed the backbone of a near-flawless chase of 150 from India after the bowlers helped restrict the opposition to a below-par score.
Anurag Thakur announces cricket and sports academy for Leh: In a boost to sports training in the region, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur, in his first official visit to Union Territory of Ladakh on Tuesday, announced the opening of a Cricket and Sports Academy in Leh.
Vinesh Phogat secures quota for 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Asian Games Gold medallist Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday became the first Indian wrestler to secure an Olympic quota for the 2020 Tokyo Games after winning both her matches in the repechage round of the 53-kg weight category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.
AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships: Amit, Kavinder, Manish, Sanjeet enter QF:Commonwealth Games silver medalist Manish Kaushik in the 63kg was the standout performer of the day as three Indian boxers entered the quarter-finals and are now one win away from a medal at the AIBA Men’s World Championships in Russia on Tuesday.
China Open 2019: PV Sindhu advances to second round: PV Sindhu kicked off her China Open 2019 campaign with a comfortable 21-18, 21-12 victory over China’s Li Xuerui to advance to the second round.
India to take on South Africa in 2nd T20 in Mohali: India to take on South Africa in the 2nd T20 in Mohali on Wednesday in their first home fixture since March after the first T20 in Dharmshala ended in a washout.
Documentary film based on life of Uttarakhand farmer nominated for Oscars: Moti Bagh, a documentary film based on the struggle of a farmer in a remote Uttarakhand village, has been nominated for the Oscars. The film, based on the life of Vidyadutt Sharma, a farmer living in Pauri Garhwal region, also won the 1st prize at International short film festival in Kerala recently.
Facebook removed 26mn terror-related content in 2 years: Facebook removed more than 26 million pieces of content related to global terrorist groups like Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda in the last two years, 99 per cent of which were proactively identified and removed before anyone reported it to the company.