Yellow alert for 16 K’taka districts as rain in store

Yellow alert for 16 K’taka districts as rain in store

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | IANS | Bengaluru

The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Saturday issued yellow alert for 16 districts, including Bengaluru. The KSNMDC also issued a thunderstorm warning in these districts, while warning of isolated heavy to very heavy rains likely over interior Karnataka, Malnad and the coastal regions. For Bengaluru, the agency predicted that...

IPL betting racket busted by Delhi Police, 2 arrested

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

The Delhi Police has busted an IPL betting racket in Greater Kailash-1 here and arrested two persons. The accused, identified as Mohit Verma and Deepak Verma, used the ZOOM app on a LED TV, wherein the live rate of betting on the match that the other players were offering was being...

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | IANS | Jammu

Violating the ceasfire agreement, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in J&K's Poonch district. At about 6.30 p.m. on Saturday Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Degwar sector of Poonch...

AP arranges buses at Telangana border to facilitate festival travel

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | IANS | Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has arranged special buses at all check-posts between the state and Telangana to facilitate the homeward journey of people into the interiors of the state for Dasara festival. Transport Minister Perni Venkatramaiah said these special buses have been arranged to facilitate the travel of...

Maha records 6,417 new corona cases, 137 deaths

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

In a clear pointer to the flattening Covid-19 curve the infections dropped to 6,417 while the deaths came down to as low as 137 in Maharashtra on Saturday. A day after Maharashtra on Friday logged 7347 new infected cases and 184 deaths in various parts of the state, the state health...

J&K: 577 new cases take total tally past 91K

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | IANS | Srinagar

With 577 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the total tally in Jammu and Kashmir crossed 91,000 mark. A statement issued by the information and public relations department said that with 577 people tested positive on Saturday, the total number of Covid-19 cases jumped to 91,329 of which 82,219 have recovered completely. Out...

BJP suffers jolt as Independent MLA-supporter Geeta Jain joins Sena

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

The Opposition BJP suffered a jolt on Saturday, as its supporting Independent MLA Geeta Jain joined the ruling Shiv Sena. Fifty-six-year-old Geeta, who had been elected to the Maharashtra Assembly from Mira-Bhayander constituency of Thane district, called on chief minister Uddhav Thackeray at the latter’s private residence “Matoshri” and joined the...

Riot conspiracy makers under STF lens in UP

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | Pradeep Saxena | Aligarh

Under the cover of Bulgadi's issue, the people doing conspiracy to incite violence in the state is under the target of STF. STF has started investigating both the case registered in the chandpa police station and took custody of the case diary. Conspiracy to create caste-based violence was planned during the...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

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The Return of Delhi Smog

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25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer