12 Oct, 23:55 (IST)

Assam reported 1521 new COVID-19 cases (out of 1,07,900 tests) today. Total number of cases now at 1,95,304, including 1,64,579 recoveries and 826 deaths. Active cases stand at 29,896: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

12 Oct, 23:25 (IST)

It is great to be back in India in advance of, COVID-permitting, Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Esper’s important 2+2 ministerial with Minister S. Jaishankar and Minister Rajnath Singh later this year: US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun at the India-US Forum.

12 Oct, 23:13 (IST)

Chhattisgarh: BJP MP Mohan Mandavi says, "...No oppression took place there (Hathras). Congress leaders are going there-where nothing happened-by fabricating & portraying it as oppression. Why are they not coming to Bastar where an incident occurred with tribals?"

12 Oct, 22:43 (IST)

MP Congress Committee writes to Election Commission, requesting them to remove 14 state ministers from their posts, alleging model code of conduct violation by them in constituencies, they are contesting from. By-poll to the state's legislative assembly will be held on November 3.

12 Oct, 22:28 (IST)

Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of India today signed a $270 million loan to develop water supply and integrated stormwater and sewage management infrastructure, and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies for improved service delivery in Madhya Pradesh: Govt of India.

12 Oct, 22:13 (IST)

"There was no consensus arrived on a matter on which differences exist. The GST Council can certainly take a call on cess, collection of cess, extending the period of collecting the cess and so on. That was repeatedly reiterated," said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

12 Oct, 21:53 (IST)

Liverpool is the first British city to be plunged under total lockdown, with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announcing "tier three" curbs. 

12 Oct, 21:41 (IST)

As far as the Kartarpur Corridor is concerned, the Chief Minister says his government is in favour of its opening but it was up to the central government to take a decision based on assessment of security perception and the COVID situation: Punjab Chief Minister's Office (CMO).

12 Oct, 21:36 (IST)

Delhi: Fire breaks out at an iron factory in Gali number 9 of Mundka. Four fire tenders present at the spot. More details awaited.

12 Oct, 21:34 (IST)

Congress fields Mamata Kundu from Balasore and Himanshu Bhusan Mallick from Tirtol assembly constituencies for the upcoming by-election to the legislative assembly of Odisha.

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October 12, Mumbai: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday issued the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be followed during festivals later this month and in November. According to the guidelines, no festival-related events will be permitted in Coronavirus containment zones.

In a shocking incident on Sunday, a woman was gang-raped and later thrown into a river by rapists in Bihar.  The incident took place at Ojha Baraon village in Bihar's Buxar district. The accused also threw the woman's five-year-old child into the river, leading to the toddler's death.

On Monday, amid tight security, family members of the 19-year-old woman, who died after the alleged assault and gang-rape last month, left for Lucknow to appear before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, which has taken suo motu cognizance of the incident.

US President Donald Trump, who had tested positive for coronavirus on October 2, said he is now immune to the deadly virus. In a tweet on Sunday, Donald Trump said he is no more vulnerable and can't transmit coronavirus (COVID-19) to others.

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