Fully ready ahead of battle ahead of 2024 LS polls, says Congress in extended CWC resolution
In an extended CWC resolution, the party said that the CWC concludes by expressing its confidence that the Congress will receive a decisive mandate from the people of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana in the Assembly elections that will be held shortly.
PMLA case: ED sends 4th summon to Hemant Soren to join probe
This was the fourth summon issued to Soren. Last time, he was asked to appear on September 9.
Decision on women's reservation bill to be taken at an appropriate time, says government
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, after an all-party meeting on the eve of the special session of Parliament, said that an appropriate decision on the passage of women's reservation bill will be taken at an appropriate time.
Be vocal for local, then turn it into global: PM Modi
Addressing the audience at the inauguration of the first phase of an international convention centre "YashoBhoomi" in the national capital, where he also launched the PM Vishwakarma scheme, Modi said: "Shouldn't locally-made products reach the global markets? For this, you first have to be vocal for local, and then turn local into global. Ganesh Chaturthi, Dhanteras, Deepavali, and a lot other festivals are going to come. I urge all citizens to buy local (products during this time)."
Masks, limited lockdowns to return if Covid cases shoot up this winter
The rising Covid cases have already prompted some schools, hospitals and businesses in the US to encourage, or even require, people to start masking up again. CDC Director Mandy Cohen has cautioned that Covid remains risky for people who are unvaccinated.
Pakistan Army interefered during anti-infiltration ops in J&K: Indian Army
The army said that two bodies of the intruders were recovered while the third infiltrator's body could not be recovered because of firing from a Pakistan Army post near the LoC. "Two terrorists have been eliminated and bodies recovered while the third terrorist was killed but retrieval of the body was being interfered by firing by, Pakistani post in the vicinity, on LoC. Operation in progress," the army said.
IAF to procure 100 LCA Mark 1A fighter jets
According to Chaudhari, LCA will be replacing the aging MiG-series fleet which includes the MiG-21, MiG-23, and MiG-27 aircraft. In a statement, Chaudhari said "it was imperative that we bolster our inventory with LCA class aircraft. IAF is advocating for the acquisition of around 100 more LCA class aircraft".
First meeting of 'one nation, one election' to be held on Sep 23
The former President confirmed the development to the media.
Third terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter
"Another terrorist killed (total three). Search operation in progress," police said.
Nipah can spread by droplets, has a fatality rate of 40 to 70%: ICMR
"Nipah is a zoonotic virus (transmission of virus from animal to humans)," said Bahl noting that "fruit bats are the reservoirs" of the virus.