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 2020-10-29 21:50 

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Man arrested for cheating people in J-K's Samba...

Jammu, Oct 29 (PTI) A man was arrested for allegedly cheating people and looting them of gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on Thursday, officials said. A written complaint was received at Vijaypur police statio...

 2020-10-29 21:45 

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Jeweler relieved of bag containing Rs 20 lakh...

Nashik, Oct 29 (PTI) A bag with Rs 20 lakh in cash was stolen in broad daylight in the Saraf Bazaar area here onThursday, police said.Complainant Bharat Madhukar Pawar, who owns a jeweleryshop in Ashok Nagar, told the police that he visited SarafBazaar, a...

 2020-10-29 21:37 

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Ladakh records 61 new COVID-19 cases, one death...

Leh, Oct 29 (PTI) The Union Territory of Ladakh has reported 61 new COVID-19 cases and one more virus-related death, taking the infection case load to 6,085 and the fatalities to 74, officials said on Thursday. A total of 107 patients also recovered from ...

 2020-10-29 21:30 

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COVID-19: 2,005 new cases, 53 deaths in Chhattisgarh...

Raipur, Oct 29 (PTI) Chhattisgarh's COVID-19 count rose to 1,83,588 on Thursday after 2,005 people testedpositive, while the number of people who have recoveredreached 1,59,268, an official said.53 new deaths were recorded in the state, taking thetoll...

 2020-10-29 20:51 

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Onion auctions to resume after Maha CM's assurance...

(EDs: updates) Nashik, Oct 29 (PTI) Following an appeal byMaharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, traders in Nashikdistrict have agreed to restart onion auctions from Friday,APMC sources said here late Thursday evening.Earlier in the day, the Chief M...

 2020-10-29 20:28 

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Cong leaders have no work other than abusing me: Chouhan...

Indore, Oct 29 (PTI) Congress leaders have no job except for hurling abuse at him, Madhya Pradesh Chief MinisterShivraj Singh Chouhan said on Thursday.The BJP leader was speaking at a roadshow at SemalyaChow village near here ahead of November 3 assembly ...

 2020-10-29 20:26 

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Surat records 213 new coronavirus cases, 253 recoveries...

Surat, Oct 29 (PTI) As many as 213 new coronavirus cases were reported in Gujarat's Surat district in the last 24hours, taking the tally to 35,476 on Thursday, the HealthDepartment said.With two more coronavirus patients succumbing to theinfection dur...

 2020-10-29 20:00 

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Nitish supports population-proportionate reservation...

Valmiki Nagar (Bihar), Oct 29 (PTI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday backed population-basedreservation for castes, but said it can only be implementedafter census data is available. Addressing a poll rally here, he also attacked the RJDover its...

 2020-10-29 19:57 

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Jaishankar holds talks with Greek counterpart Dendias...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held talks with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, covering the entire expanse of bilateral ties including ways to boost ties in areas of trade and technology. In a tweet, Jaisha...

 2020-10-29 19:55 

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1,120 new coronavirus cases in Mumbai, 33 deaths...

Mumbai, Oct 29 (PTI) The tally of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai increased to 2,55,362 on Thursday with 1,120 new cases,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.The death toll in the city reached 10,186 with 33fresh fatalities being reported, it said.T...

 2020-10-29 19:54 

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1,790 new COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, 11 more die...

Jaipur, Oct 29 (PTI) Rajasthan recorded 11 more deaths due to COVID-19 on Thursday, raising the toll to 1,888, while 1,790 fresh cases brought the infection count to 1,93,419 in the state, according to a health department bulletin. The state has 15,554 ac...

 2020-10-29 19:48 

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Nagaland logs 150 more COVID recoveries, 70 fresh cases...

Kohima, Oct 29 (PTI) Nagaland on Thursday reported the recovery 150 more COVID-19 patients, taking the total numberof cured people to 7,019, while 70 fresh positive cases pushedthe tally to 8,894, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said. The recovery rate has...

 2020-10-29 19:44 

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Mumbai's coronavirus case tally rises to 2,55,362 with...

addition of 1,120 cases, 33 fatalities take death toll to 10,186: civic body....

 2020-10-29 19:34 

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TN logs 2,652 new COVID-19 cases...

Chennai, Oct 29 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 2,652 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 7,19,403, while35 more fatalities pushed the toll to 11,053. The state capital logged 756 new infections, Coimbatore251 and Chengelpet 148, a health depart...

 2020-10-29 19:28 

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Ahmedabad reports 171 new COVID-19 cases, 219 recoveries...

Ahmedabad, Oct 29 (PTI) As many as 171 fresh cases of coronavirus were detected in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat inthe last 24 hours, taking the tally above the 42,000-mark onThursday, said the state Health Department.Ahmedabad's COVID-19 tally rose t...

 2020-10-29 18:58 

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Maha: Cong to stage protests against farm laws...

Mumbai, Oct 29 (PTI) The Maharashtra unit of the Congress has said it will stage protests across the stateagainst the newly enacted farm laws of the Centre on Saturday.Minister and state Congress chief Balasaheb Thoratsaid the main 'satyagraha' wi...

 2020-10-29 18:55 

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Penalties worth Rs 12.85 lakh on polluters in Noida...

Noida (UP), Oct 29 (PTI) The Noida Authority on Thursday said it has slapped penalties worth Rs 12.85 lakh on entities that were found violating anti-air pollution guidelines here. The action included a major penalty worth Rs 10 lakh on an entity found vi...

 2020-10-29 18:53 

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2 drug peddlers held with 300 kg poppy in J&K's Udhampur...

Jammu, Oct 29 (PTI) Two alleged drug peddlers were arrested with 300 kilograms of poppy recovered from their possession in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district, police said on Thursday. During a routine checking, a police team stopped a truck on the ...

 2020-10-29 18:43 

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728 new coronavirus cases in MP, sixteen deaths...

Bhopal, Oct 29 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh on Thursday reported 728 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally to1,69,999, while 16 more fatalities pushed the death toll to2,929, a health department official said.1,117 patients were discharged from hospitals in the...

 2020-10-29 18:39 

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C'garh: COVID-19 positive woman gives birth to triplets...

Raipur, Oct 29 (PTI) A 28-year-old coronavirus positive woman has given birth to triplets in a government-runhospital in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur, officials said onThursday.The woman, who was admitted to the All India Instituteof Medical Sciences (AIIM...

 2020-10-29 18:38 

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Congress will win Rajasthan civic polls: Gehlot...

Jaipur, Oct 29 (PTI) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday exuded confidence that the Congress will win all six municipal corporations of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota. Polling for the first phase of the municipal corporation elections was held on ...

 2020-10-29 17:56 

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Former Churu zila pramukh Banarasi Meghwal passes away...

Jaipur, Oct 29 (PTI) Former Churu zila pramukh Banarasi Meghwal, the daughter of Rajasthan Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Bhanwar Lal Meghwal, died on Thursday, sources said. She suddenly fell sick in Sujangarh, Churu and was being taken to Jaipu...

 2020-10-29 17:53 

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Scindia takes swipes at Nath over slogan...

Indore, Oct 29 (PTI) BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Thursday that while his party's slogan was "Jai JaiShri Ram", Congress supporters chanted "Jai Jai Kamal Nath".He was addressing a campaign rally ahead of November 3byelectio...

 2020-10-29 17:52 

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Goa logs 233 fresh COVID-19 cases; five more casualties...

Panaji, Oct 29 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally in Goa reached 43,201, after 233 more persons tested positive for theinfection on Thursday, an official from the health departmentsaid.With the death of five patients during the day, thetoll rose to 597, the officia...

 2020-10-29 17:51 

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J-K records 551 fresh cases, 11 more deaths...

Srinagar, Oct 29 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir recorded 551 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday which took its virus count to 93,764, while 11 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,466, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 197 are from Jammu and 354 from the K...

 2020-10-29 17:51 

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Woman surrenders to cops after killing son-in-law...

Hyderabad, Oct 29 (PTI):A 32-year-old man was killed at his house here on Thursday by his mother-in-law,with whom he was having an illegal relationship, police said.The 38-year-old woman allegedly attacked herson-in-law with a knife while he was sleeping ...

 2020-10-29 17:46 

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5,902 new coronavirus cases in Maha, 156 deaths...

Mumbai, Oct 29 (PTI) Maharashtra's coronavirus tally on Thursday increased to 16,66,668 with 5,902 new cases beingreported, a health official said.The state also recorded 156 deaths, taking the deathtoll due to COVID-19 to 43,710, he said.A total of 7...

 2020-10-29 17:03 

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Assam ADGP visits interstate border...

Silchar, Oct 29 (PTI) Additional Director General of Police (law and order), Assam, G P Singh visited the Assam-Mizoram interstate border here, the scene of a clash betweenthe people of the two states, and reviewed the law and ordersituation. Accompanied ...

 2020-10-29 17:01 

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Man shot at for resisting robbery bid in Delhi...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) A 22-year-old man was shot at allegedly by three unidentified men on a two-wheeler when he tried to resist them from snatching his mobile phone in north east Delhi's Dayalpur, police said on Thursday. The victim, identified as ...

 2020-10-29 16:48 

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Goa CM condoles death of Keshubhai Patel...

Panaji, Oct 29 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday condoled the death of former Gujarat CM and BJPstalwart Keshubhai Patel.Patel (92) died in Ahmedabad after prolonged illness,family sources said.Deeply saddened by the demise of Shri Keshub...

 2020-10-29 16:39 

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Protestors attack policemen in Manipur; none injured...

Imphal, Oct 29 (PTI) Protesters belonging to two students' bodies of Manipur on Thursday targeted policemenwith slingshots and stones when the law enforcers allowed somevehicles to pass during a roadblock, erected by thedemonstrators in Hatta area her...

 2020-10-29 16:34 

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FIR against ex-Congress leader, others over viral video...

Indore, Oct 29 (PTI) An FIR has been filed against a former Congress leader here after a video went viral on socialmedia in which minor girls dressed like Rani Laxmibai werepurportedly heard making certain comments against BJP RajyaSabha MP Jyotiraditya S...

 2020-10-29 16:25 

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ED alleges multiple offences against Sivasankar...

Kochi, Oct 29 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate, probing the money trail in the gold smuggling case, hasalleged multiple offences against M Sivasankar, formerprincipal secretary to the Chief Minister, arrested by it onWednesday night in connection with th...

 2020-10-29 16:00 

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Five-year-old girl raped in UP's Banda...

Banda (UP), Oct 29 (PTI) A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a teenager in a village in Baberu area here, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon when the girl was playing outside her house and her 15-year-old neigh...

 2020-10-29 15:42 

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Violent protesters in Bihar target police over Munger firing; EC removes SP, DM...

Patna/Munger, Oct 29 (PTI) The Election Commission has removed the District Magistrate and the Superintendent of Police of Munger over the violence during a Durga Puja event early this week, even as a group of protesters went on the rampage in the town on...

 2020-10-29 15:36 

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Naidu condoles Keshubhai's death...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday condoled the death of former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, saying he always championed the cause of farmers and took keen interest in bringing agricultural reforms. Patel (92) d...

 2020-10-29 15:32 

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Eight core industries' output contracts 0.8 pc in Sep...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) Contracting for the seventh consecutive month, the output of eight core infrastructure sectors dropped by 0.8 per cent in September, mainly due to decline in production of crude oil, natural gas, refinery products and cement. The p...

 2020-10-29 15:30 

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Dua Lipa to perform for livestream show 'Studio 2054'...

Mumbai, Oct 29 (PTI) British star Dua Lipa has announced a virtual livestream show "Studio 2054". The exclusive multi-dimensional live performance will be shot in a massive warehouse location on November 27. Indian fans of the Grammy winner can bo...

 2020-10-29 15:25 

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Over 600 air warriors inducted in IAF...

Chennai, Oct 29 (PTI) Over 600 Air Warriors were inducted into the Indian Air Force at a passing out parade held at theAir Force Station Tambaram near here on Thursday. As many as 609 personnel were inducted into the IAFfollowing a 67-week rigorous and in...

 2020-10-29 15:24 

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Heavy rains lash Chennai; many roads inundated...

Chennai, Oct 29 (PTI) Heavy rains lashed the city early on Thursday, the first spell since the onset of the North Eastmonsoon in the state on October 28, leading to inundation ofseveral roads and slowing down traffic in many localities. The showers that s...

 2020-10-29 14:58 

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Govt hikes ethanol price by up to Rs 3.34/ltr...

(Eds: Adds details) New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) The government on Thursday hiked the price of ethanol extracted from sugarcane for doping in petrol by up to Rs 3.34 per litre as it looked to ramp up the programme that has benefited farmers and also helped cut...

 2020-10-29 14:52 

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ED arrests Bineesh Kodiyeri in drugs PMLA case...

(Eds: Updating with arrest of Bineesh Kodiyeri) Bengaluru, Oct 29 (PTI) Bineesh Kodiyeri, son of Kerala CPI(M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday in connection with a drugs-related money laundering case, ...

 2020-10-29 14:47 

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Maha: Two nabbed from Palghar for betting on IPL matches...

Palghar, Oct 29 (PTI) Two persons were apprehended from Maharashtra's Palghar district for allegedly betting onIPL matches through mobile applications, police said onThursday.Acting on a tip-off, a team from the police's EconomicOffences Wing on W...

 2020-10-29 14:43 

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Feeling very good, says Kapil Dev in video...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) A week after undergoing angioplasty, the legendary Kapil Dev on Thursday greeted his former India teammates from the 1983 World Cup, saying he is "feeling very good" and eager to meet everyone soon. The 61-year-old underwen...

 2020-10-29 14:37 

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Rajasthan MC polls: Over 49 per cent polling till 3 pm...

(Eds: With updates ) Jaipur, Oct 29 (PTI) About 49.46 per cent voters cast their votes till 3 pm in the first phase of the municipal corporation elections in three Rajasthan cities on Thursday, an official said. Jaipur Heritage, Kota North and Jodhpur Nor...

 2020-10-29 14:34 

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Maha: Mumbai doctor booked for raping colleague...

Palghar, Oct 29 (PTI) Police in Maharashtra's Palghar district have registered a case against a Mumbai-based doctorfor allegedly raping his colleague, an official said onThursday.The 30-year-old woman lodged a complaint at Dahanupolice station allegin...

 2020-10-29 14:18 

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Youth stabbed to death in south Delhi locality...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) A 21-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by two men after he objected to an outsider visiting their colony in south Delhi's Tigri Extension, police said on Thursday. The victim, identified as Satish Kumar, a resident of...

 2020-10-29 14:01 

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Bhopal-based literary, arts fest to go online...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) The annual Bhopal based literature and arts festival Vishwarang 2020' will host its second edition online owing to the pandemic, featuring over 1000 artists, poets and writers from 50 countries. Organized by Rabindranath Tagore...

 2020-10-29 13:56 

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Gold declines Rs 121, silver plunges Rs 1,277...

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) Gold prices fell Rs 121 to Rs 50,630 per 10 gram in the national capital on Thursday, according to HDFC Securities. The precious metal had closed at Rs 50,751 per 10 gram in the previous trade. Silver prices also declined Rs 1,277 ...

 2020-10-29 13:49 

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Mayawati suspends seven rebel MLAs...

(Eds: Adds details) New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) BSP leader Mayawati on Thursday suspended seven of her party's rebel MLAs who had opposed the nomination of its official candidate Ramji Gautam for the elections to the Rajya Sabha. Amid speculation that the...

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