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Posts published in “Day: September 20, 2020”

Live: 8 killed as building collapses in Thane

At least eight people were killed and many others are feared trapped after a three-storey building collapsed at Bhiwandi in Maharashtra’s Thane. Rescue operations are…

Despite Covid, women still hold 52% of NREGS work

Out of a total 204.7 crore persondays of work generated under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) since April this year women…

PM Modi to hold e-summit with Lankan PM Rajapaksa

India’s immediate neighbourhood is coming into focus again with Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to have his first virtual summit with Sri Lankan PM Mahinda…

FCRA bill making Aadhaar a must for NGOs tabled

The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) is all set to be amended, under which providing the Aadhar numbers of the office-bearers of any NGO will…

MSP to be higher, come early as govt allays fears

With PM Modi leading the government’s counter-offensive from the front and dismissing the opposition’s charge that the soon-to-be enacted farm sector laws will lead to…

With U-turn on bills, BJD surprises many

In a move that surprised political circles, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday opposed the two farm bills in the Rajya Sabha. ​​​This is the…

Ayodhya land prices double in a month

As reality bites realty across cities, property prices in Ayodhya have defied the pandemic-induced slowdown to almost double in the span of just over a…

3-month rural stint mandatory for PG medics

In a far-reaching move to ensure availability of specialist doctors in rural areas, the Centre has made it mandatory for all medical students pursuing MD…

Opposition breaks mic, heckles Rajya Sabha deputy chairman

​​​​​All social distancing and Covid-19-related precautions were violated as opposition members climbed the chairman’s podium, yanked his mic, tore official papers and heckled the presiding…

Feluda, first desi Covid detector, gets regulator nod

An indigenously developed test that uses the cutting-edge CRISPR gene-editing technology to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the Covid-19 infection accurately, cheaply and quickly…

DC v KXIP Live: Pant, Iyer resurrect Delhi

Check DC vs KXIP IPL live score updates, scorecard, ball by ball commentary, live streaming and highlights on Times of India. Read more here:: India…

Farm bills: Farmers protest in Haryana, Punjab

Farmers on Sunday blocked roads in Haryana and burnt effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in neighbouring Punjab, protesting against the farm bills passed in…

FATF: Pak continues to treat 21 terrorists as VIPs

In a big revelation exposing the double standards of Pakistan, the country, despite the Financial Action Task Force sword hanging over its head, continues to…

Vistara CEO says no layoffs; to review salary cuts

Domestic airlines industry has been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent suspension of local and international flight services. Vistara’s chief executive officer Leslie…