LIVE: India, China agree to uphold peace on border; more talks soon

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.

Stay tuned for the latest news of the day.


Lok Sabha adjourned till 6 pm tomorrow

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

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

RS MPs suspension: Fadnavis opposes Pawar's protest fast

Speaking to reporters, Devendra Fadnavis said NCP chief Sharad Pawar had not opposed the Centre's farm bills but was protesting against the suspension of RS MPs.


Sikkim Assembly passes nine bills

Facebook India Vice President moves Supreme Court

Will continue protest: Suspended CPI(M) MP

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.

Bihar issues SOP for reopening schools

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

Farm Bills are 'black laws' that will ruin farming community: Sidhu

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

Rajya Sabha: Naidu lauds Harivansh for showing restraint

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

LS Speaker Om Birla holds meeting with Oppn MPs after boycott

Various opposition parties boycott LS proceedings in solidarity with suspended RS members

Various opposition parties, including the Congress and the TMC, on Tuesday boycotted Lok Sabha in solidarity with the eight Rajya Sabha members who were suspended for unruly behaviour.

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said all opposition parties are boycotting Parliament in solidarity with the Rajya Sabha members who were suspended on Monday.

Bhiwandi building collapse: Death toll rises to 21

No problem in continuing the session if farm Bills withdrawn: Cong

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.

Lok Sabha adjourned for an hour

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

NIA takes over probe in two Bengaluru riots cases

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

Rhea Chakraborty, brother Showik file bail application in Bombay High Court

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

Uttarakhand CM approves sanction of Rs 1 cr to each MLA to speed up development work

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday approved the sanction of Rs 1 crore to each MLA in the state from the MLA fund for the speeding up of development work.
As per the Chief Minister's Office, this will be the second instalment to the 71 MLAs of the state under the fund in the year 2020-21 to speed up development in the state's constituencies.
"This fund will help in the execution of the development work in each district as per the regional requirement," the statement quoted the Chief Minister as saying.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the convocation of IIT, Guwahati, today through video-conferencing

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh brings tea for the Rajya Sabha MPs who are protesting at Gandhi statue

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

Gold price today at Rs 54,760 per 10 gm, silver trending at Rs 67,000 a kg

Gold prices today fell to Rs 54,760 from Rs 54,870 per 10 gm, while silver was trending at Rs 67,000 per kg, according to the Good Returns website.
Gold jewellery prices vary across India, the second-largest consumer of the metal, due to excise duty, state taxes, and making charges. Read on...

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