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Posts published in September 2020

EC not to hold assembly bypolls in 7 seats

The Election Commission on Tuesday decided not to hold assembly bypolls in seven seats across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal “at this stage”…

Trump says states to receive 150 million tests

President Donald Trump, under pressure over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak, announced on Monday the federal government would ship 150 million rapid tests to…

Impossible to defer prelims exam, UPSC tells SC

The apex court was hearing a plea filed by a group of UPSC aspirants seeking postponement of the upcoming Civil Services (prelims) Exam 2020. Read…

Sharad meets Uddhav; allies say usual business

A day after a meeting between the Sena’s Sanjay Raut and BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis set the grapevine abuzz, NCP president Sharad Pawar met chief minister…

Global coronavirus death toll passes one million

More than one million people have died from coronavirus, according to an AFP toll, after the deadly disease emerged less than a year ago in…

Five sixes in an over is amazing: Rahul Tewatia

Rahul Tewatia, who smashed five sixes in an over to help Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab in an incredible IPL match, said he always…

Pak to buy homes of Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar

The provincial government in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has decided to purchase the ancestral houses of legendary Bollywood actors Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to conserve the…

Was asked to implicate Karan Johar: Kshitij

Kshitij Prasad’s lawyer Satish Manshinde has reportedly alleged that the former employee of Dharmatic Entertainment (the digital arm of Dharma Productions), was specifically asked to…

Oppn hail Akalis’ NDA exit, Cong not enthused

Led by NCP chief Sharad Pawar, several opposition members on Sunday hailed SAD for quitting NDA over the farm bills and thanked the Akalis for…

Global Covid-19 count reaches 32,925,668

The global count of the coronavirus cases has reached 32,925,668, according to the latest situation update from the US-based Johns Hopkins University.​The Covid-19 death toll…

Oppn hail Akalis’ NDA exit, Cong not enthused

Led by NCP chief Sharad Pawar, several opposition members on Sunday hailed SAD for quitting NDA over the farm bills and thanked the Akalis for…

Fight erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan; 23 dead

Fighting erupted anew Sunday between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and a top territorial official said 16 people were…

Key outfit in Ladakh revokes poll boycott

A key outfit from Ladakh on Sunday revoked its call for boycott of the elections to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) in Leh and…

We don’t even smoke, said four actors: NCB official

Actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Singh and Shraddha Kapoor, who were questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), have all denied substance abuse.…

Freedom from mandis will benefit farmers: PM

Explaining the utility of the farm reforms criticised by the opposition and a section of farm organisations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cited instances…

State, area and gender key to life expectancy

How long can an Indian expect to live on average? The answer varies very widely depending on where you live — which state and rural…

Jio eyes deal with local firm to make handsets

With an eye on entering mobile manufacturing, Reliance Industries may acquire United Telelinks or forge a contract-manufacturing deal, sources said. Questions sent to Reliance Industries…

Jaswant Singh, top minister of Atal-era BJP, dies

Former Union minister and BJP veteran Jaswant Singh, who held key portfolios in the Vajpayee government, passed away after a long illness which rendered him…

Jaswant had a sense of India’s grandeur, destiny

With the passing of Jaswant Singh, one more light has been switched off at the Camelot that revolutionised India’s engagement with the world at the…

Ex-Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U)

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, who came into limelight for his vocal condemnation of Mumbai Police’s non-cooperation to the state police team in actor Sushant…

Prez Kovind gives nod to controversial farm bills

While farmer organisations have argued that the laws will reduce their bargaining capacities and put an end to the existing minimum support price regime, the…

‘UK, Dubai top sources of Covid importations’

Travellers from Dubai and the UK were primary sources of Covid-19 importations into India, according to an analytical study done by Indian Institute of Technology,…

Focus on key tunnel amid row with China

Amid the border tension with both China and Pakistan, road infrastructure projects have been given a push with completion of a marvel of engineering motorways…

IPL 2020 Live Score: Rajasthan vs Punjab

Stay updated with Times of India to get live score updates, ball by ball commentary of 9th match in IPL 2020 between Rajasthan Royals and…

Probing reports of Covid reinfection: Govt

The ICMR’s second sero-survey shows that Indian population is still far from achieving herd immunity against coronavirus infection, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on…

President Kovind gives nod to three farm bills

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave his assent to the three contentious farm bills that were passed by Parliament amid unprecedented drama. Earlier, the…

Karnataka bandh on Monday against state bills

A state-wide bandh would be observed in Karnataka on Monday by various farmers’ organisations, protesting the amendments to the APMC and land reforms acts made…

‘Best before date’ on sweets must from Oct 1

While buying sweets, you must now check the ‘Best before date’ as it has been made compulsory for the sweetmakers to mention it on the…

RR v KXIP Live: Smith, Samson revive RR chase

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

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