Breaking News LIVE, October 16:
4:25 PM| The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared NEET 2020 results today on October 16. Candidates who appeared for the NEET 2020 exam can check their rank through online mode.
3:00 PM| Dinesh Karthik on Friday stepped down as the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, ahead of their IPL 2020 tie against defending champions Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi, and handed over the responsibility to England’s white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan.
2:20 PM| BJP’s Giriraj Singh slams Congress for giving ticket to former AMU student union president Maskoor Ahmad Usmani.
1:26 PM| BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, who is overseeing the party’s poll preparations in the state, told reporters that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold 12 rallies in Bihar this time. “On the 23rd, he will hold rallies in Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur. On the 28th, he will first visit Darbhanga, then Muzaffarpur followed by Patna.
1:25 PM| The Sikkim government has decided to reopen all schools in the Himalayan state from October 19 in a graded manner.
11:40 AM| Passenger vehicle sales rise 17% In July-September, car sales up 16%: Industry Body SIAM
10:45 AM| An 11-year-old girl died after she allegedly jumped into a well in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida, police said on Friday. “The girl took the extreme step Thursday evening as she was peeved over being scolded by her father,” a police spokesperson said.
Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to investigate the Hathras alleged gangrape case completes its probe. The team will submit a report to the government soon.
The 69-year-old minister was undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna. The special team of doctors were monitoring his health.
Mata Mansa Devi Temple in Haryana’s Panchkula gears up for devotees during Navratri amid COVID-19. The temple CEO said, “All precautionary measures in place. Limit of devotees raised from 4500 to 11000. Any offering or touching idols prohibited. Prasad to be distributed in packets.”
India’s COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 73.07 lakh with 67,735 new cases in a day, while 63,83,441 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 87.35% on Thursday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
Cinema halls in several parts of the country ready to open after seven months in the shadow of COVID-19. While theatres and multiplexes will remain closed in states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Chhattisgarh, they will open this week in several places, including Delhi and parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, with stringent dos and don’ts in keeping with the new COVID-19 normal.