Nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu dies of Covid-19

Nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu dies of Covid-19

Friday, 25 September 2020 | PNS | Kolkata

Veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Sekhar Basu succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday at a private hospital here, a health department official said. He breathed his last just three days after turning 68. “Dr Basu was suffering from Covid and other kidney ailments. He died...

Sudarshan TV issued notice for violating code, Centre tells SC’

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it has prima facie found violation of the programme code by Sudarshan TV’s Bindas Bol show and has issued a notice to the channel. The SC said the steps taken by the Government in pursuance to the show cause notice against the...

Bihar DGP quits, likely to take electoral plunge

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

As expected for the last several weeks, Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey has finally taken voluntary retirement from service and is all set to plunge into politics. There are speculation that Pandey will join the Janata Dal(U) and contest either the Assembly elections or Lok Sabha bypoll from...

Didn’t direct CBDT to issue I-T notice to Pawar: EC

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday clarified that it has not given any direction to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to issue a notice to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar over his poll affidavits. The EC’s statement came a day after Pawar said the Income Tax...

Saudi Arabia bans flights to/from India as Covid cases rise

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday suspended all flights travel to and from India in the wake of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. In a circular issued, Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said it was “suspending travel to and from the following countries (India, Brazil and Argentina) including any...

RS passes 3 key labour Bills sans Opp MPs’ participation

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Without the participation of Opposition members, the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three crucial labour sector Bills which will influence lives and livelihood of millions of “blue collar “workers. The new legislations will, among other things, allow a corporate to hire and fire “blue collared” workers at will. The protesting MPs had...

Railways MoS Suresh Angadi dies of Covid

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Minister of State for Railways and Karnataka BJP MP Suresh Angadi passed away on Wednesday, days after he tested positive for Covid-19. The 65-year-old passed away around 8 pm at the AIIMS trauma centre which has been converted into a dedicated Covid-19 facility, sources at the hospital said. A fourth-term MP from...

NCB to quiz Deepika,Shraddha, Sara, Rakul

NCB to quiz Deepika,Shraddha, Sara, Rakul

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Widening the scope of its ongoing investigations into the Sushant Singh Rajput death-related drug case, the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday  summoned Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preeet Singh and fashion designer Simone Khambatta. On a day when its officials questioned the late actor’s...

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