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Farmers' Body 'Rail <i>Roko</i>' Protest Today Over Farmers' Killing In UP

Farmers' Body 'Rail Roko' Protest Today Over Farmers' Killing In UP

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Sunday said 'Rail Roko' protests will be held across the country on October 18 to demand the dismissal and arrest Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.

Previous UP Governments Encouraged Rioters: Yogi Adityanath

Previous UP Governments Encouraged Rioters: Yogi Adityanath

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

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday attacked the previous governments and alleged that they encouraged rioters in the state.

Yuvraj Singh Arrested, Released On Bail In Casteist Comment Probe: Police

Yuvraj Singh Arrested, Released On Bail In Casteist Comment Probe: Police

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday October 17, 2021, Chandigarh

Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh was briefly arrested and then released on bail in Haryana on Saturday as part of an investigation into a complaint that he had used a casteist slur in an Instagram live video against cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal.

Nitish Kumar Dials J&K Lt Governor After Bihar Labourers Killed By Terrorists

Nitish Kumar Dials J&K Lt Governor After Bihar Labourers Killed By Terrorists

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

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday called up Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and expressed concern over the recent killings of people from the eastern state in terrorist strikes.

WHO's Advisory Group To Meet On October 26 Over Covaxin Approval

WHO's Advisory Group To Meet On October 26 Over Covaxin Approval

Asian News International | Sunday October 17, 2021, Geneva

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief scientist on Sunday informed that WHO's technical advisory group will meet on October 26 to consider emergency use listing (EUL) for Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine Covaxin.

Girl Who Was Sold Off For Rs 60,000 Rescued From Rajasthan: Delhi Police

Girl Who Was Sold Off For Rs 60,000 Rescued From Rajasthan: Delhi Police

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

A 15-year-old girl from Delhi who was allegedly abducted by two people and sold off for Rs 60,000 was safely rescued from Rajasthan by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of Crime Branch in Delhi, police said on Sunday.

2 Killed, 3 Injured In Lightning Strike In UP's Bahraich

2 Killed, 3 Injured In Lightning Strike In UP's Bahraich

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Two people were killed and three others seriously injured after being hit by lightning in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich on Sunday, the police said.

Pak Commandos' Hand Suspected In Deadly J&K Encounter, Say Sources

Pak Commandos' Hand Suspected In Deadly J&K Encounter, Say Sources

Reported by Rajeev Ranjan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday October 17, 2021, New Delhi

The ferocity of the fighting between security forces and the group of terrorists holed up in the jungles of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district for at least eight days suggests the infiltrators were trained by commandos of the Pakistani Army, sources

How Army Is Tracking Chinese Activities Along Arunachal Border Amid Row

How Army Is Tracking Chinese Activities Along Arunachal Border Amid Row

Asian News International | Sunday October 17, 2021, Tezpur, Assam

Indian Army's aviation base with its Heron drones is helping troops keep a hawk-eye on the Chinese activities along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the highly-sensitive Arunachal Pradesh sector.

Ramdas Athawale Invites YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy To Join NDA

Ramdas Athawale Invites YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy To Join NDA

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

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Sunday invited the YSR Congress to join the National Democratic Alliance at the Centre.

India-US Navies' Interaction Will Pave Way For Focused Outcomes: Navy Chief

India-US Navies' Interaction Will Pave Way For Focused Outcomes: Navy Chief

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

Admiral Karambir Singh on Sunday stated that it was an honour and a privilege to host Chief of US Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday during his five-day visit to India and the interaction between the navies of the two countries will pave way for

Backed By BJP, Samajwadi Party MLA Set To Be UP Assembly Deputy Speaker

Backed By BJP, Samajwadi Party MLA Set To Be UP Assembly Deputy Speaker

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

Nitin Agarwal, who was elected as a legislator on the Samajwadi Party ticket but then cozied up to the ruling BJP, is all set to be the deputy speaker of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly with the support of the BJP.

Uttarakhand Completes 100% First Dose Covid Vaccination For All Above 18 Years

Uttarakhand Completes 100% First Dose Covid Vaccination For All Above 18 Years

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

Uttarakhand has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its entire eligible population three months ahead of target, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said on Sunday.

Body Of Pilot Found 75 Days After Army Chopper Crashed Near Pathankot

Body Of Pilot Found 75 Days After Army Chopper Crashed Near Pathankot

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Sunday October 17, 2021

The body of a pilot, who went missing after a helicopter crash near Punjab's Pathankot district on August 3, has been found today. Captain Jayant Joshi was the second pilot of the Army helicopter which crashed into Ranjit Sagar Dam.

Punjab Chief Minister Launches "<i>Mera Ghar Mere Naam</i>" Scheme

Punjab Chief Minister Launches "Mera Ghar Mere Naam" Scheme

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 17, 2021, Dinanagar (Gurdaspur)

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday launched "Mera Ghar Mere Naam" scheme to give ownership rights to people living in houses within the ''lal lakir'' of villages and cities.