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VK Sasikala, Who Quit Public Life, Returns To Jayalalithaa Memorial

VK Sasikala, Who Quit Public Life, Returns To Jayalalithaa Memorial

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Saturday October 16, 2021, Chennai

VK Sasikala, who announced in March that she will "stay away from politics and public life", will pay floral tributes at the memorials of former chief ministers Jayalalithaa, MG Ramachandran and CN Annadurai along the Marina today.

India Records 15,981 New COVID-19 Cases, 5.7% Lower Than Yesterday

India Records 15,981 New COVID-19 Cases, 5.7% Lower Than Yesterday

Edited by Aditi Ghosh | Saturday October 16, 2021

India reported 15,981 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours 5.7% lower than yesterday. 166 deaths were also recorded in the country due to coronavirus, which took the total death count to 4,51,980.

Climate Financing Continues To Be An Area Of Worry: Nirmala Sitharaman

Climate Financing Continues To Be An Area Of Worry: Nirmala Sitharaman

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Washington

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Washington that climate financing continues to be an area of worry as she flagged concerns over funding mechanism and technology transfer.

Biden Administration Praised India's Economic Reforms: Nirmala Sitharaman

Biden Administration Praised India's Economic Reforms: Nirmala Sitharaman

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Washington

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said during her visit to Washington that the Biden Administration and leaders from the corporate sector in the US have welcomed recent economic reforms introduced by her government.

CWC Meeting Live Updates: Organisational Polls, Assembly Elections To Top Agenda At Key Congress Meet Today

CWC Meeting Live Updates: Organisational Polls, Assembly Elections To Top Agenda At Key Congress Meet Today

Saturday October 16, 2021

Congress Working Committee, the highest decision-making body of the Congress, will meet today to decide on a full-term chief for the party. Sonia Gandhi, who was named interim chief following the resignation of son Rahul Gandhi in 2019, is expected

Too Early To Conclude On Lessons Learnt From COVID-19 Crisis: Nirmala Sitharaman

Too Early To Conclude On Lessons Learnt From COVID-19 Crisis: Nirmala Sitharaman

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Washington

It is too early to conclude on the lessons that India learnt from the COVID-19 crisis, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said as she stressed that the world is not going to be the same post-pandemic.

"Applaud India's Announcement To Resume Vaccine Export": Top US Official

"Applaud India's Announcement To Resume Vaccine Export": Top US Official

Asian News International | Saturday October 16, 2021, Washington

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Friday underscored the importance of India's role as a global Covid vaccine producer and applauded New Delhi's announcement to resume vaccine exports.

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: 15,981 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Last 24 Hours, 5.7% Lower Than Yesterday

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: 15,981 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Last 24 Hours, 5.7% Lower Than Yesterday

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday October 16, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 15,981 fresh coronavirus cases in India in last 24 hours, 5.7% lower than yesterday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

Pune Airport To Stay Closed For 14 Days Starting Today

Pune Airport To Stay Closed For 14 Days Starting Today

Asian News International | Saturday October 16, 2021, Pune

Pune airport will remain closed for fourteen days from October 16 to October 29 to complete the runway resurfacing work.

Rise In Fuel Prices Hits Chennai's Lower and Middle Classes Hard

Rise In Fuel Prices Hits Chennai's Lower and Middle Classes Hard

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday October 16, 2021, Chennai

Despite a 3 rupee waiver in petrol price by the DMK government in Tamil Nadu, many say the cascading effect of rising fuel prices amid the pandemic has caused other challenges.

Idol Immersion Marks End Of 5-Day Durga Puja Festivities In Bengal

Idol Immersion Marks End Of 5-Day Durga Puja Festivities In Bengal

Press Trust of India | Friday October 15, 2021

The five-day Durga Puja festivities concluded on Friday.

Chhattisgarh CM Announces Rs 50 Lakh Aid For Family Of Car Accident Victim

Chhattisgarh CM Announces Rs 50 Lakh Aid For Family Of Car Accident Victim

Press Trust of India | Friday October 15, 2021, Jashpur

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday evening announced a compensation of Rs 50 lakh for family of the man who died when an SUV ploughed into a religious procession at Pathalgaon in Jashpur district, an official said.

Centre "Failed To Stop Chinese Soldiers" At Border, Alleges Asaduddin Owaisi

Centre "Failed To Stop Chinese Soldiers" At Border, Alleges Asaduddin Owaisi

Asian News International | Friday October 15, 2021, New Delhi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday alleged that the Centre "failed to stop Chinese soldiers" at borders.

AIIMS Doctor Accuses Senior Colleague Of Raping Her, Case Filed: Police

AIIMS Doctor Accuses Senior Colleague Of Raping Her, Case Filed: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday October 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Police has registered a case after a doctor working at the All India Institute of Medical Science alleged that she was raped by one of her senior colleagues during a birthday party inside the campus, officials said on Friday.

Organisational Polls, UP Violence To Be Top Agenda At Key Congress Meet

Organisational Polls, UP Violence To Be Top Agenda At Key Congress Meet

Press Trust of India | Friday October 15, 2021, New Delhi

Organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and current political situation, including Lakhimpur Kheri incident, will be on top of the agenda as the top Congress brass gathers here on Saturday for a meeting of the party's working committee.