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India administers lowest number of COVID-19 tests in a month

NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (Reuters) - India conducted the lowest number of daily COVID-19 tests since mid-August on Sunday, but the health ministry urged local governments not to let their guard down during the September to November festival season. States and federally controlled territories carried out 1.18 million tests on...
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JEE Advanced 2021: Last date to apply today; Apply at

IIT KGP is going to conclude the JEE Advanced 2021 registration today on September 19. Get direct link to complete JEE Advanced registration 2021 here. NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is going to conclude the JEE Advanced 2021 registration today. Applicants can complete the JEE Advanced registration from the official website - The application process of JEE Advanced 2021 comprises registration process, uploading documents and payment of the application fee. The last date of JEE Advanced registration is September 20 (23:59). JEE Advanced last date to pay the registration fee is September 21 (20:00).
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolts Myanmar

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Myanmar at 12.54 am (IST) today, said National Center for Seismology (NCS). The quake occurred at a depth of 82 kilometres near the India-Myanmar border at Latitude 25.26 and Longitude 94.70, said NCS. (ANI)

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on plea by tennis player

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Monday sought Centre's stand on the petition filed by table tennis player Manika Batra against the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) for dropping her name for the Asian Championship. A single-judge bench of Justice Rekha Palli asked the counsel...

AP PGECET admit card 2021 today: Know where and how to download

Sri Venkateswara University, Visakhapatnam will release the AP PGECET admit card 2021 today at Candidates can here check the steps to download the AP PGECET 2021 hall tickets. NEW DELHI: Sri Venkateswara University, Visakhapatnam is going to release the AP PGECET admit card 2021 today, September 20. Candidates who...

US trade rep says India’s Mastercard crackdown ‘draconian’:Report | Banks News

The US has been frustrated since India’s central bank banned new card issuance on the back of breaking data-storage rules. A senior US trade official has privately criticised India’s July decision to ban Mastercard Inc from issuing new cards, calling it a “draconian” move that caused “panic”, according to US government emails seen by Reuters.

Delhi COVID-19 cases dips to 28 in last 24 hours

New Delhi: Delhi reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and no fatality was reported due to the disease in the period. There are 387 active COVID-19 cases in the city. The total number of cases in the national capital has gone up to 14,38,497, of which 14,13,025 have recovered while 25,085 people succumbed to the viral infection.

Eye On Uttarakhand Polls, AAP Names 2 Delhi Roads After State Figures

Two roads in Delhi’s Patparganj assembly constituency were today named after famous personalities from Uttarakhand, where AAP has decided to contest the upcoming state polls. An official statement said the roads were named after Amar Shaheed Veer Kesari Chand and famous folk singer Late Hira Singh Rana in the presence...

COVID-19: India logs 30,256 new cases, 295 more deaths

New Delhi: With 30,256 people testing positive for coronavirus infection, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,34,78,419, while the active cases declined to 3,18,181, the lowest in 1,823 days, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Monday. The death toll climbed to 4,45,133 with 295 more...

Heavy Rainfall Over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal Expected

New Delhi: Isolated heavy rainfall activity is very likely over Odisha & Gangetic West Bengal to continue till Monday while isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall activity is likely to continue over east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat till September 23. A low pressure area lies over central parts of...
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Opposition needs to introspect, JP Nadda

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): BJP National President J P Nadda on Monday slammed the opposition parties for their "irresponsible" statements on Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country and said that they need to introspect as India recently broke the world record with 2.5 crore inoculations being done on a single day.

Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa likely to new Punjab CM, announcement soon

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is likely to be appointed as the new Chief Minister of Punjab, sources said. The Congress is soon to announce the name of the chief minister. A majority of MLAs have proposed his name and the top leaders in Chandigarh are awaiting...