Jal Shakti Ministry organises virtual conference with all states, UTs to review progress made under JJM:About 2.55 crore rural households have been provided tap connections since the launch of Jal Jeevan Mission in August last year.
Over 54% voter turnout recorded in 2nd phase of Bihar assembly elections:The second and largest phase of election for the State Assembly of Bihar today witnessed a voter turnout of more than 54 per cent.
Covid recovery rate has improved to 91.96% in country:Government today said that the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached to 91.96%. During the last 24 hours, more than 58 thousand COVID patients have been recovered. Health Ministry said, the total number of recoveries has gone up to over 76 lakh
CSIR-CDRI Scientist, Dr Susanta Kar, honoured with “Prof. A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award-2020″:To recognize the significant contributions towards defining the survival tactics of Leishmania donovani, Society of Biological Chemists (India) has chosen Dr Susanta Kar, Senior Scientist, Molecular Parasitology and Immunology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow for this year’s Prof. A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award.
Legendary violinist T N Krishnan passes away at 92:The legendary violinist T.N. Krishnan passed away in Chennai last night. He was 92. The eminent violinist is a recipient of several coveted awards and titles including Padma Vibushan.
PM Modi strongly condemns terrorist attack at Kabul University:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has strongly condemned the cowardly terrorist attack at Kabul University.
Deeply shocked & saddened by dastardly terror attacks in Vienna: PM Modi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he is deeply shocked and saddened by the dastardly terror attacks in Vienna.
Polling underway for 2nd phase of Bihar assembly elections:In Bihar, polling is underway for the Second Phase of State Assembly Elections amid tight security arrangements. Polling is being held in 94 constituencies spread over 17 districts including Patna, Vaishali, Sitamarhi, Darbhanga and Madhubani in this phase.
NDA govt works for development of all sections of people: PM Modi:Prime Minister and Senior BJP leader Narendra Modi has said the NDA government follows the Mantra of ‘Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Vikas’ and works for the development of all sections of people.
Phase 1 Malabar-20 (24th Edition) started in the Bay of Bengal today:The First Phase of the 24th edition of the Malabar Naval Exercise has begun in Visakhapatnam, Bay of Bengal today. Indian Navy, United States Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force and Royal Australian Navy are taking part in the Naval Exercise.
16 die after typhoon Goni hits Philippines:At least 16 people have died and three are reported missing in the Philippines as typhoon Goni, hit the Philippines.
World’s largest IPO halted in China, Ant Group’s dual listing postponed in Shanghai and HK exchanges:Chinese fintech giant Ant Group’s dual listing at Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges, the largest Initial Public Offering in global finance, worth around 35 billion USD, has been delayed just two days ahead from its trading debut, following a meeting of the groups’s co-founder Jack Ma by the Chinese market regulators on Monday.
Myanmar hardline monk Wirathu surrenders before Police:Myanmar’s fugitive ultranationalist monk Ashin Wirathu surrendered before the police in Yangon on Monday. He has been evading arrest since May last year after an arrest warrant was issued against him for allegedly inciting disaffection with the government
Voting underway for Presidential elections in USA:The voting for the 59th four-yearly US Presidential Election is underway in the United States of America.
Exercise freedom of expression responsibly without hurting religious sentiments: Bangladesh Foreign Secretary :The Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Masud Bin Momen has said that the freedom of expression should be exercised responsibly without hurting the religious sentiments of the people.
US Secy of State condemns arrest of 8 pan-democratic politicians in Hong Kong:US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has said that arrest of the eight lawmakers in Hong Kong is a clear abuse of law enforcement for political purposes. While condemning the incident Pompeo also said that the Hong Kong government’s attempts to stifle dissent are stark examples of its ongoing complicity with the authoritarian Chinese Communist Party.
Duarte Pacheco of Portugal elected as new President of Inter Parliamentary Union:Duarte Pacheco of Portugal has been elected as the new President of Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) for the period 2020-2023.
Member of Archery team support staff tests positive for coronavirus, camp resumes after a break:A member of the support staff attached to the National Archery Team that was training at the Army Sports Institute in Pune has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Take a look at weather updates:Under the influence of strengthening of northeasterly winds, rainfall activity is likely to increase and fairly widespread rain accompanied with isolated thunderstorm & lightning is likely over Tamil Nadu and Kerala from 04th November, 2020.