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Heavy Rainfall Likely To Lash Bengal Till October 20: Weather Department

Heavy Rainfall Likely To Lash Bengal Till October 20: Weather Department

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Kolkata

The meteorological department on Sunday said heavy rainfall is likely to occur in West Bengal till October 20 owing to a low-pressure area over north Telangana and strong southeasterly wind from the Bay of Bengal.

Mumbai Reports No Covid Death For First Time Since Beginning Of Pandemic

Mumbai Reports No Covid Death For First Time Since Beginning Of Pandemic

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

Mumbai did not record any Covid deaths in 24 hours for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic last year.

People In Remote Areas Should Get Better Facilities, Says Bombay High Court Judge

People In Remote Areas Should Get Better Facilities, Says Bombay High Court Judge

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Thane

Bombay High Court judge Justice A A Sayed today said people living in far-off places and remote areas should be brought into the mainstream and provided better facilities, including roads, water, education and healthcare.

"We Will Hunt Down Terrorists": J&K Lt Governor On Civilian Killings

"We Will Hunt Down Terrorists": J&K Lt Governor On Civilian Killings

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Srinagar

Amid a spate of civilian killings, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday vowed to avenge every drop of their blood by hunting down terrorists and their sympathisers.

India's First Liquor Museum "All About Alcohol" Opens In Goa

India's First Liquor Museum "All About Alcohol" Opens In Goa

Asian News International | Sunday October 17, 2021, Panaji

India's first museum dedicated to alcohol has opened its doors to "spirited" enthusiasts in Goa. The museum "All About Alcohol", set up by local businessman Nandan Kudchadkar, is in North Goa's Candolim village.

Kashmiris Not Involved In Recent Civilian Killings: Farooq Abdullah

Kashmiris Not Involved In Recent Civilian Killings: Farooq Abdullah

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Srinagar

Kashmiris are not involved in the recent civilian killings in the union territory, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said today, adding, these attacks were carried under a conspiracy to defame Kashmiris.

3 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested By Border Force After Illegal Entry Into India

3 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested By Border Force After Illegal Entry Into India

Asian News International | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Border Security Force unit of South Kolkata on Sunday informed that they have arrested three Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly crossing the border observation post.

"Destruction For All": Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre Over Rising Fuel Prices

"Destruction For All": Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre Over Rising Fuel Prices

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at the government over the increasing prices of petrol and diesel, alleging that there was "destruction for all" and development of "rising prices".

BJP Needs "<i>Yogya</i>" Government Not Yogi Government: Akhilesh Yadav

BJP Needs "Yogya" Government Not Yogi Government: Akhilesh Yadav

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav Sunday attacked the BJP dispensation, saying the state needs a "yogya" (competent) government and not a Yogi government.

Children Vaccination Decision To Be Based On Scientific Rationale: Centre

Children Vaccination Decision To Be Based On Scientific Rationale: Centre

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

The government will take a final decision on vaccinating children and adolescents against coronavirus on the basis of overall scientific rationale as well as the supply situation of vaccines, COVID Task Force chief VK Paul said on Sunday.

UP Has Most Malnourished Children In India: Akhilesh Yadav Slamming BJP

UP Has Most Malnourished Children In India: Akhilesh Yadav Slamming BJP

Asian News International | Sunday October 17, 2021, Lucknow

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday alleged that BJP is working in the wrong direction as India is behind Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal in Hunger Index and the most malnourished children are in UP.

S Jaishankar In Israel For High-Level Talks For Further Enriching Strategic Ties

S Jaishankar In Israel For High-Level Talks For Further Enriching Strategic Ties

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Tel Aviv

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here on Sunday on a five-day visit during which he will hold talks with Israel''s top leadership to mutually prepare a roadmap for further enriching the strategic ties besides exploring new areas of bila

Sun Rays To Illuminate Sanctum Sanctorum Of Ayodhya Ram Temple: Trust Member

Sun Rays To Illuminate Sanctum Sanctorum Of Ayodhya Ram Temple: Trust Member

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Ram temple in Ayodhya will be built in such a way that the sun rays will fall on the idol of Ram Lalla and illuminate its sanctum sanctorum on every Ram Navami, said a member of the Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Trust.

Income Tax Searches Digital Marketing And Waste Management Groups

Income Tax Searches Digital Marketing And Waste Management Groups

Asian News International | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Income Tax Department recently conducted searches on two groups engaged in digital marketing and waste management in several states, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said today.

Former BSP MP Kadir Rana Joins Samajwadi Party Ahead Of UP Assembly Polls

Former BSP MP Kadir Rana Joins Samajwadi Party Ahead Of UP Assembly Polls

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Muzaffarnagar

Former BSP MP Kadir Rana on Sunday joined the Samajwadi Party ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.