The compartment examination for classes 10 and 12 will be conducted from today till 29, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said. The board said that examinees would have to carry hand sanitisers and wear face masks in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
On the technology front, the electric car maker Tesla is set to showcase "many exciting things" at its Battery Day today. Tesla had been delaying its Battery Day and Shareholders Meeting due to the Covid-19 pandemic and pushed it several times in the last couple of months. "Many exciting things will be unveiled on Battery Day 9/22," Musk said in a tweet.
On the market front, Angel Broking will launch its initial public offering (IPO) today to raise an estimated Rs 600 crore. The company has fixed a price band of Rs 305-306 per share for its IPO.
In another news, the AIIMS medical board will hold a meeting with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, today to discuss the findings of the probe done by the agency and the CFSL teams that went to Mumbai, and then decide on the next course of action.
China's Xi: Covid reveals isolationism as a futile pursuit
China's leader took oblique potshots at the US and its foreign policies on Tuesday, cautioning in a UN address that the world must not fall into the trap of a clash of civilizations" - remarks played minutes after delegates heard the American president insist that the United Nations hold China accountable" for how it handled the emergence of the coronavirus.
"Major countries should act like major countries, Xi Jinping said in a speech to the UN General Assembly, a speech made remotely and recorded in advance because the pandemic prevented leaders from convening as they have for decades.
India not in a position to accept concept of Data Free Flow with Trust: Goyal
India is not in a position to accept the concept of Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT) as it is neither well understood nor is comprehensive enough in the legislation of many countries, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday.
He said that in view of the huge digital divide among countries, there is a need for policy space for developing countries which still have to finalise laws around digital trade and data.
The minister was speaking at the virtual meeting of the G-20 Trade and Investment Ministers.
Momentous day for the people of J&K as Official Languages (Amendment) Bill was passed in Lok Sabha: Amit Shah
A momentous day for the people of J&K as Jammu Kashmir Official Languages (Amendment) Bill was passed in Lok Sabha.
With this historic bill...Long-awaited dream of the people of J&K comes true!
Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi and English will now be the official languages of J&K.
India, China release joint statement on the outcome of sixth round of senior commander talks
India, Chinese Senior Commanders had candid and in-depth exchanges of views on stabilising situation along LAC
On Sept 21, Indian & Chinese Senior Commanders held 6th round of Military Commander-level meeting. They had candid & in-depth exchanges of views on stabilizing situation along LAC in India-China border areas: India-China joint statement on 6th round of Senior Commanders’ meeting pic.twitter.com/vEwcuk3LpR
Facebook India Vice President files plea in Supreme Court against a notice issued by Delhi Assembly's Peace & Harmony to appear before it for the social media plateform's alleged role in the Delhi riots in February. The court to consider the matter tomorrow.
By passing the anti-farmer black laws by violating all rules & regulations of Parliament, it is BJP govt that should apologise & not the suspended MPs. If the govt goes ahead with such anti-democratic measures, I will continue to protest: Suspended CPI(M) MP KK Ragesh
#RajyaSabha boycott will not end till govt brings another bill making it illegal for pvt players to buy foodgrains below MSP from farmers, all state agencies comply with MSP and procurement price is fixed as per Swaminathan Commission's recommendations: Congress
Opposition claims of MSP regime ending 'white lies': Dushyant Chautala
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday described as "white lies" the claims made by opposition parties that the Centre's farm reforms are aimed at ending the MSP-based procurement regime.
Chautala, a JJP leader whose party is a coalition partner of the BJP in Haryana, said there is no truth in the claims that the farm bills were aimed at benefitting big corporates and ending the minimum support price regime.
CM Mamata Banerjee writes to Centre, saying PM-Kisan and Ayushman Bharat schemes will be implemented in West Bengal if funds are routed through state govt
Bihar Education Department issues standard operating procedure (SOP) for reopening of schools for students of Class 9 to Class 12 for taking guidance from teachers starting September 28; hostels and coaching institutes to remain shut. pic.twitter.com/04CDmENvuo
Farm bills a bid to enslave farmers to industrialists: Congress
Slamming the Centre over passage of farm bills in Parliament, Congress leader and Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday said the government was trying to "enslave" farmers to select industrialists and encouraging "company raj"
Uttarakhand Agriculture Minister welcomes farm Bills
Uttarakhand Agriculture Minister Subodh Uniyal welcomes passage of #FarmBills in Parliament, terms them 'historic laws' meant to strengthen farmers and protect their interests
Centre has provided platform to sell produces anywhere in the country: BJP leader
The Centre has provided a platform to the farmers to sell their produce across the country and to anybody with the passage of farm bills in the Parliament, Tamil Nadu BJP vice-president Prof Kanagasabhpathi said on Tuesday.
Harivansh goes on fast over oppn's 'humiliation' as Modi lauds him
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson Harivansh invoked his humble origins in Bihar and socialist inspirations like JP and Karpoori Thakur on Tuesday, as he went on a fast citing opposition members' "humiliating" conduct towards him, which the ruling NDA has made into a political issue in the poll-bound state.
He announced his 24-hour fast in a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, speaking at length about his anguish over the ruckus in the House during the passage of two farm bills on Sunday.
Five Oppn MPs boycott Rajya Sabha's Business Advisory Committee
Delhi: Meeting of Rajya Sabha's Business Advisory Committee has been called at 6 pm today. Five opposition MPs of the 11-member committee - TMC's Derek O'Brien, SP's Ram Gopal Yadav, Congress' Anand Sharma, Jairam Ramesh & RJD's Manoj Kumar Jha are boycotting the meeting.
Rajya Sabha: Naidu lauds Harivansh for showing restraint
#RajyaSabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu lauds Dy Chairman Harivansh for showing restraint when opposition members were agitating in the House, disapproves of conduct of protesting leaders, saying "my way or the highway" approach unacceptable
Jharkhand Assembly adjourned twice amid din by BJP MLAs
Uproarious scenes marked the last day of the Jharkhand Assembly's monsoon session, with the speaker adjourning the House twice during the day, as BJP members created a ruckus, demanding a discussion over cancellation of a job policy by the high court.
Six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists sentenced to 4 days in remand
Delhi: An NIA court today sent six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists to 4 days remand. They were recently arrested from West Bengal and Kerala.
LS Speaker Om Birla holds meeting with Oppn MPs after boycott
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is holding a meeting with members of Opposition parties after they announced boycott of the session in solidarity with suspended Rajya Sabha MPs & in opposition of the #FarmBills.
No problem in continuing the session if farm Bills withdrawn: Cong
Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha are like twin brothers...if one is in pain, the other has to be concerened. Our issue is related to the farm bills, we want it to be taken back. If Tomar ji agrees to take it back, we have no problem with session continuing: Adhi Ranjan Choudhary, Congress pic.twitter.com/u57rbWJFby
India, China have agreed to continue talks on border situation: Beijing
Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said that the sixth round of corps commander-level talks with India was held on September 21 wherein both countries agreed to continue talks and discussion on the border issue.
Farm Bills: Rahul accuses govt of working for development of crony capitalists
The Congress on Tuesday stepped up its attack on the government over the farm bills issue, with Rahul Gandhi accusing the Modi government of working for the development of crony capitalists and destroying farmers.
The Congress and some other opposition parties have been protesting against the farm bills, alleging these would harm the interest of farmers and benefit corporates, a claim denied by the government.
Instruct ministries not to give nod for Mekedatu project: Stalin to PM
DMK President M K Stalin has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct the concerned central ministries not to give approval for the detailed project report (DPR) or construction of the Mekedatu dam across the Cauvery river in Karnataka.
53 IAF personnel get trained in high-altitude rescue ops during quarantine in Darjeeling
A total of 53 Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel have utilised their 14-day quarantine period in West Bengal's Darjeeling to get trained in high-altitude survival techniques and rescue operations at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in the hill town, an official of the establishment said on Tuesday.
Bhiwandi building collapse: Rescue operations continue
Maharashtra: Rescue operation continues at Bhiwandi building collapse site.
The National Investigation Agency has formally taken over the investigation in two cases pertaining to the violence that broke out in the city on August 11 night over an alleged derogatory social media post by the relative of a Congress MLA
Govt should focus on farmer suicide, too: Pawar
One suicide case is being talked about for the last three months. Ignoring other issues is not right. Farmers are also dying by suicide, the government needs to focus on that too: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar https://t.co/z86n2f9zfQpic.twitter.com/QzEoceVeG9
Marathi actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar dies of Covid-19 at 79 in Satara
Noted film and television actress, Ashalata Wabgaonkar, died of Covid-19 this morning, September 22, at 4.45 am. She was admitted to a private hospital in Satara, Maharashtra. Ashalata Wabgaonkar was 79 and is survived by a son.
This is the time to be future-ready, says PM Modi
The future of a nation is what its youth think today. Your dreams are going to shape the reality of India. This is the time to be future-ready: PM Modi addressing convocation of IIT-Guwahati
PM Modi addresses the convocation of IIT, Guwahati through video-conferencing
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati through video-conferencing.
National Education Policy will establish India as an international education destination, says PM Modi
National Education Policy will establish India as an international education destination. Our high performing institutions will be encouraged to set up campuses abroad. IIT-Guwahati has to play a key role in this vision of beyond boundaries expansion: PM Narendra Modi
SC asks CBSE to declare Compartment results as soon as possible
Supreme Court asks Central Board of Secondary Education to declare results of compartment exams as soon as possible
Global stock update: Asian stocks down on fresh lockdown worries, banking sell-off; dollar rises
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu urges Opposition leaders to "rethink, introspect, return to the House to take part in discussions"
I am not happy about the suspension of the members. The action has been taken on their conduct. We have nothing against any member: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu
We'll boycott Parliament session until Govt accepts our 3 demands: Ghulam Nabi Azad
We'll boycott Parliament session until Govt accepts our 3 demands-govt to bring another bill under which no private player can purchase below MSP, MSP to be fixed under formula recommended by Swaminathan Commission & Govt agencies like FCI shouldn't buy crops below MSP: GN Azad
Trump aims to use UN address to send strong message to China
President Donald Trump, who prefers speaking to boisterous crowds, is set to give a prerecorded address to the UN General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the US and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran all during a heated campaign for reelection.
Trump told reporters Monday that he'd have a strong message for China, where the first cases of COVID-19 were reported, but he didn't elaborate ahead of the Tuesday address.
Earlier in his administration, Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Florida club, but now the two leaders are exchanging angry words over trade.
Parliament session LIVE: Ensure private players don't procure foodgrains below MSP, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
LoP & Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Nabi Azad urges Govt to bring a bill to ensure private players don't procure foodgrains below minimum support price.
Parliament LIVE: Protest before Gandhi statue in Parliament premises, demanding revocation of suspended MPs
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman says
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman says "will fast till tomorrow, anguished over opposition attacks" in letter to Vice President
Harivansh's inspiring and statesmanlike conduct will make every democracy lover proud: PM Modi on RS dy chairman offering tea to MPs
To personally serve tea to those who attacked and insulted him a few days ago as well as those sitting on Dharna shows that Shri Harivansh Ji has been blessed with a humble mind and a big heart. It shows his greatness. I join the people of India in congratulating Harivansh Ji.
Without comprehensive reforms, UN faces crisis of confidence: PM Modi
Without comprehensive reforms, UN faces crisis of confidence: PM Modi at General Assembly meeting to commemorate UN's 75th anniversary
Jammu and Kashmir: An unidentified terrorist killed in an encounter
Jammu and Kashmir: One unidentified terrorist neutralised by security forces in an ongoing encounter in Chrar-i-Sharief area of Budgam
Powell says central bank committed to using all tools to help recovery
The Federal Reserve remains committed to using all the tools at its disposal to help the U.S. economy recover from the blow delivered by the coronavirus pandemic, Chair Jerome Powell said on Monday.
"We remain committed to using our tools to do what we can, for as long as it takes, to ensure that the recovery will be as strong as possible, and to limit lasting damage to the economy,"
Powell said in remarks released ahead of Tuesday's appearance before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, the first of three days of testimony to Congress this week. Read on...
Bihar polls: EC to take decision soon to visit state, says CEC Arora
The Election Commission would take a decision in the next few days to visit Bihar where elections are likely to be held later this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora said on Monday.
Addressing an international webinar on "issues, challenges and protocols for conducting elections during COVID-19: sharing country experiences", Arora said the Commission would take a decision within the "next two to three days" on visiting Bihar.
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh meets the eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs who are protesting at Gandhi statue against their suspension from the House
Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh meets the eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs who are protesting at Gandhi statue against their suspension from the House. pic.twitter.com/PBBBocTtDv