Friday, 18 September 2020 | PNS | Mumbai

The Covid 19–triggered deaths crossed 31,000 mark in Maharashtra on Thursday, as 468 more people succumbed to the pandemic, while 24,619 more people tested positive for Coronavirus in various parts of the state. On a day when the total number of deaths in the state went up from 30,883 to 31,351,...

UP Defence Corridor: Search on for land in Khyamai, Barakalan and Jalalpur

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Pradeep Saxena | Aligarh

Along with progressing the work of setting up the Defence Industrial Corridor in Andla, the UPEIDA team is also actively looking for land in Khyamai, Barakalan and Jalalpur in Gabhana. Today, two UPEIDA land officers OP Pathak and Sanjay Chawla also visited Khyamai, Barakalan and Jalalpur. 60 hectares of government land...

Kerala Cong braces up to celebrate Chandy’s golden jubilee

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

Though the Congress presence is not felt in the State-wide agitation against the CPI(M)-led Kerala Government over the gold smuggling scam and LIFE Mission corruption charges, the Grand Old Party is busy with warming up for a two-day mega event to be held at Kottayam and Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday and...

BJP: Vijayan direct beneficiary of gold scam, LIFE Mission corruption

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

For the first time in the history of Kerala, leader of a political party stood in front of the main gate of the Kerala Secretariat on Wednesday and shouted that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was the direct beneficiary of the gold smuggling scam, LIFE Mission corruption and even the drug...

After 6-month, Mamata to resume administrative meetings soon

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

After almost a six-month gap Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to visit the districts to hold administrative meetings. Her district tour will begin with visits to North Bengal towns where the Chief Minister will take stock of situations, officials at State Secretariat Nabanna said. The resumption of Banerjee’s administrative...

Mumbai Police ramps up security outside ‘Jalsa’

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

After actress-turned Samajwadi MP Jaya Bachchan spoke vociferously in Rajya Sabha against the attempts being made by certain people to “vilify” Bollywood, the Mumbai Police on Wednesday beefed up security outside the outside Bachchans’ bungalow “Jalsa” at Juhu in north-west Mumbai. Taking serious cognisance of intense trolling that Jaya has come...

Archaeological hotspot ‘Sinauli’ gets ‘national importance’ tag

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Around 28 hectares of the archaeologically rich site in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat area in Sinauli where “sacred chambers”, chariots, decorated “legged coffins” as well as fascinating artifact pointing to the presence of a warrior class around 4,000 years ago were excavated two years ago has got the tag of ‘national...

Demand for work under MGNREGA up by 40%, Parl told

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The demand for work under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (Mgnrega) increased nearly 40 per cent in the current fiscal year owing to the mass migration of migrant workers to rural India, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. Responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, Rural Development Minister...

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20 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Sunday Pioneer

21,907 more test +ve in Maha

20 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Sunday Pioneer

PMO-led task force to tackle air pollution management in NCR

20 September 2020 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

No shortage of oxygen for Covid patients: K'taka Min

20 September 2020 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Raj: 45-yr-old woman raped in Alwar; 5 held

20 September 2020 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Covid hits Telangana Health Minister's office, 7 test positive

20 September 2020 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer