17 Sep, 23:55 (IST)

Facebook and Instagram are reportedly down at the moment - an error message appears when trying to load the websites, saying they're working to fix the issue.

17 Sep, 23:49 (IST)

The current prohibition on presence or movement in public places under Section 144 CrPC, is an extension of the previous prohibitory order. No new restrictions have been imposed. All exemptions as per Govt. of Maharashtra guidelines to continue: Mumbai Police

17 Sep, 23:40 (IST)

Government has created Indian National Space, Promotion & Authorization Centre (INSPACe), under Department of Space to encourage, promote and hand hold the private sector for their participation in Space Sector: Department of Space

17 Sep, 23:37 (IST)

Rajya Sabha MP Ashok Gasti Dies Dies at 55: PM Narendra Modi expressed his condolences. He took to Twitter and wrote, "Rajya Sabha MP Shri Ashok Gasti was a dedicated Karyakarta who worked hard to strengthen the Party in Karnataka. He was passionate about empowering the poor and marginalised sections of society. Anguished by his passing away. Condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti."

17 Sep, 23:16 (IST)

Ashok Gasti (in file pic), Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha who was admitted to Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road on September 2, diagnosed with severe #COVID19 pneumonia passed away at 10:31 pm. He was 55 years old: Dr Manish Rai, Hospital Director.

17 Sep, 22:40 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi refers passing of agriculture reform bills in Lok Sabha as 'historic'. He took to Twitter and wrote, "The passing of the historic agriculture reform bills in Lok Sabha is important moment for the farmers and agricultural sector of the country. The bills will liberate the farmers from middlemen and other obstacles."

17 Sep, 21:57 (IST)

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow.

17 Sep, 21:56 (IST)

Lok Sabha passes Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020.

17 Sep, 21:44 (IST)

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has praised Harsimrat Kaur Badal who resigned as Union Minister in protest against three farm-related bills. Chowdhury said: "I appreciate the sentiment and emotions of madam Harsimrat Kaur who has displayed her guts by opposing this draconian legislation. The three ordinances are nothing but a toxic triangle."

17 Sep, 21:34 (IST)

Maharashtra has reported 24,619 new coronavirus cases and 398 deaths. The total number of cases in Maharashtra now stands at 11,45,840 including  8,12,354 recoveries, 3,01,752 active cases and 31,351 deaths.

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Mumbai, September 17: The IMA on Wednesday published a list of 382 doctors who died due to the viral disease and demanded that they be treated as “martyrs”.

The Opposition questioned the government on its handling of the pandemic, the manner in which the lockdown was announced and managed, the downside of the economy, the suffering of migrant workers, and the Centre’s approach towards states in the battle against the disease on Wednesday in the Parliament.

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises -- Nitin Gadkari -- on Wednesday informed that he has been tested COVID-19 positive.

Trump administration released a plan to offer a COVID-19 vaccine to all Americans free of charge. AstraZeneca's trial illnesses may not be due to COVID-19 shot, reported Reuters quoting Oxford University.

South Africa announced that it will reopen borders to most countries after coronavirus lockdown on October 1. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.