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Supreme Court allows Kerala to hold offline class 11 exams, says government has assured all Covid precautions

Supreme Court allows Kerala to hold offline class 11 exams, says government has assured all Covid precautions

Friday September 17, 2021

Supreme Court allows Kerala to hold offline class 11 exams, says government has assured all Covid precautions

Tax Officials At Actor Sonu Sood's Mumbai Home For 3rd Straight Day

Tax Officials At Actor Sonu Sood's Mumbai Home For 3rd Straight Day

Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Friday September 17, 2021, Mumbai

Tax officials were at actor Sonu Sood's Mumbai home for the third straight day this morning over an alleged land deal despite widespread criticism from political parties, including the ruling Shiv Sena in Maharashtra and the Aam Aadmi Party.

PM Flags "Radicalisation", Cites Afghanistan At Regional Summit SCO

PM Flags "Radicalisation", Cites Afghanistan At Regional Summit SCO

Reported by Kadambini Sharma, Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Increasing extremism and radicalisation are the biggest threat to global peace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at the nine-member Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, and drew attention to the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan.

Under-Construction Flyover Collapses In Mumbai's Bandra, 14 Injured

Under-Construction Flyover Collapses In Mumbai's Bandra, 14 Injured

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Mallika Soni | Friday September 17, 2021

At least 14 people were injured after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Bandra Kurla Complex in Maharashtra's Mumbai today.

Delhi Police Puts Out Traffic Diversions In View Of Akali Dal's Protest On Farm Laws

Delhi Police Puts Out Traffic Diversions In View Of Akali Dal's Protest On Farm Laws

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

In view of a protest march organised by members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) against the Centre's farm laws, the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday alerted commuters about closure of specific roads and suggested diversions to avoid any inconvenience.

Mother-Son Killed After Pothole-Hit 2-Wheeler Skids Off Road In Maharashtra's Thane

Mother-Son Killed After Pothole-Hit 2-Wheeler Skids Off Road In Maharashtra's Thane

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Thane

A pothole-ridden road at Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district has claimed the lives of a woman and her 26-year-old son, who were returning home on a two-wheeler after having 'darshan' of Lord Ganesh idol at their relative's place.

Need To Augment Combat Capability Through Innovation: Air Force Chief

Need To Augment Combat Capability Through Innovation: Air Force Chief

Asian News International | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Chief of Air Staff (CAS) and Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria visited the Central Air Command Headquarters in Prayagraj on Thursday and urged the commanders to continue their efforts to ensure a safe flying environment.

Highlights: "Rise Of Extremism Greatest Threat To Global Peace," Says PM At SCO Meet

Highlights: "Rise Of Extremism Greatest Threat To Global Peace," Says PM At SCO Meet

Edited by Darshit Singh | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the Indian delegation virtually at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) being held in Tajik capital city of Dushanbe.

Major Intelligence Meet Today Over Pak's Plan In Afghanistan, ISIS Threat

Major Intelligence Meet Today Over Pak's Plan In Afghanistan, ISIS Threat

Written by Neeta Sharma , Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

A meeting of all intelligence agencies and the heads of anti-terror units from all states is being held in the national capital today to discuss implications of the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan and how Pakistan may exploit the situation.

His Term Cut Short, Bankruptcy Court Judge Requested 3 More Days To...

His Term Cut Short, Bankruptcy Court Judge Requested 3 More Days To...

Upmanyu Trivedi, Bloomberg | Friday September 17, 2021

In a rare plea, the chief judge at India's bankruptcy appeals court petitioned the Supreme Court to let him work for three more days even after his term was cut short by the federal government.

"Happy Birthday, Modi Ji," Rahul Gandhi Wishes PM

"Happy Birthday, Modi Ji," Rahul Gandhi Wishes PM

NDTV News Desk | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday today, Rahul Gandhi posted a one-line greeting without comment. "Happy Birthday, Modi ji," wrote the Congress leader, who frequently targets the government and the ruling BJP in his near-daily tweets.

Maharashtra Ex-Minister's Aide, Arrested In Corruption Case, Suspended

Maharashtra Ex-Minister's Aide, Arrested In Corruption Case, Suspended

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Mumbai

Nearly three months after his arrest, the Maharashtra government has suspended Sanjeev Palande, an additional collector-rank officer who was personal secretary to former state home minister Anil Deshmukh, in connection with a corruption case.

Delhi Police Prohibits Akali Dal's Protest March Against 3 Central Farm Laws

Delhi Police Prohibits Akali Dal's Protest March Against 3 Central Farm Laws

Asian News International | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Police on Thursday issued a notice to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal and spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema prohibiting the party's protest march from Gurdwara Rakabganj to Parliament on Friday.

Kerala Reports 68% Of Total Covid Cases In India: Health Ministry

Kerala Reports 68% Of Total Covid Cases In India: Health Ministry

Asian News International | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Almost 68 per cent of the total COVID-19 cases reported in India are from Kerala, said Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday.

34,403 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 12.5% Higher Than Yesterday: 10 Points

34,403 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 12.5% Higher Than Yesterday: 10 Points

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 34,403 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, 12.5 per cent higher than yesterday. The active cases account for 1.02 per cent of the overall cases in the country (3,33,47,325) recorded since the start of the pandemic.