Waterlogging was reported in parts of Hyderabad due to heavy rainfall on Saturday.
The Delhi Capitals defeated Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in IPL 2020 match. Axar Patel smashed three sixes in the final over by R Jadeja, when DC needed 17 runs off 6 balls.
Goa reports 309 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths and 425 recoveries in the last 24 hours. Total cases in the state rise to 40,400, including 36,035 recoveries and 538 deaths. Active cases stand at 3,827: Directorate of Health Services, Goa.
Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy writes to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, requesting him to 'provide financial help as the state has incurred huge losses due to heavy rains and floods'. He further requested to send a team from Central government to assess the losses incurred.
Gujarat: Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at Bahuchara Mata temple in Mansa, Gandhinagar.
Bangladesh is going to resume flights to India from October 28 under 'air bubble' arrangement. Three Bangladeshi airlines will initially operate 28 flights a week while Five Indian carriers will run the same number of flights a week: Bangladesh's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Minor girl allegedly gang-raped in Bastar, Chhattisgarh."She was a boy's friend who vowed marriage and had physical relations. He forced her into sexual acts with friends. She got pregnant and revealed ordeal after delivery. Accused arrested and to be prosecuted under POCSO," Bastar ASP was reported as saying by news agency ANI.
West Bengal reports 3,865 new COVID-19 cases, 3,183 discharges and 61 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 3,17,053 including 2,77,940 discharges, 33,121 active cases and 5,992 deaths: State Health Department.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the centenary convocation 2020 of the University of Mysore (Karnataka) on 19th October, through video conferencing: Prime Minister's Office.
No injuries were reported to Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad after the blades of his helicopter broke at Patna airport.
India was placed at the 94th spot out of 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) report 2020. Other South Asia region - Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal fared better than India in the rankings released by GHI in its annual report. World Bank Issues Warning, Says 150 Million People Likely to be in Extreme Poverty by 2021 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) was declared on Friday. A student of Odisha has scripted history by scoring cent per cent marks in the NEET exam 2020. Shoyeb Aftab scored 100 percent marks, achieving the perfect score of 720. With this record, he also achieved the All India Rank 1 in the NEET UG exams.
Members of the CBI team probing the Hathras rape and murder incident picked up a shirt that had "red stains" during a search operation carried out in the house of Luv Kush Sikarwar, one of the accused. While the sleuths took away the shirt for forensic examination saying it could be "blood", the family of the accused refuted the claims.
In some sports news, Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders in a league match of IPL 2020 with eight wickets. Chasing a target of 145, MI opener Quinton de Kock scored unbeaten 78.
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