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World

“I Am Feeling Great,” Trump At First Public Event Since Covid Diagnosis

"I want you to know our nation is going to defeat this terrible China virus," Trump said.Washington: President Donald Trump appeared maskless before hundreds of supporters on Saturday for his first public event since contracting Covid-19, declaring from the White House balcony: "I am feeling great.""I want you to know our nation is going to defeat this terrible China virus," Trump told the cheering crowd of hundreds below, most wearing masks but with very little social distancing at the outdoor event."It's going to disappear, it is disappearing," he said of the virus, which has killed more than 210,000 Americans and severely dented his chances of winning a second term on November 3.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Source lin...
India

Haryana Man Fakes Death To Get Insurance Money, Arrested Later: Police

Hansi police are further investigating the matter (Representational)Hansi: A businessman was arrested for allegedly faking his death to get an insurance amount of Rs 1.6 crores, according to Hansi Police on Saturday.The main accused Rammehar, hailing from Datta village in Hissar, had allegedly fabricated a story of his own death to receive the insurance money, informed Hansi police."On October 6, past midnight at 12.05 am, the station manager in Hansi was informed that two motorcycles and a car were chasing Rammehar on Mahajat road. Going from Bhatla to Mahajat Road, we saw a car and a charred body inside it, and at the same time, Rammehar's family members also reached the spot," said Lockender Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP).He further said, "The police recovered the vehic...
Sports

Indian Premier League, CSK vs RCB: Virat Kohli Puts On Masterclass As Clinical RCB Outclass CSK | Cricket News

IPL 2020: Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 90 as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Chennai Super Kings.© BCCI/IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 37 runs at the Dubai International Stadium in match 25 of the Indian Premier League on Saturday. It was the Virat Kohli show in Dubai as the RCB skipper played a match-winning knock of 90 not out against CSK. Bowlers backed the captain's efforts by hitting the right line and lengt...
Career and Education

KSCPCR maintains its letter to DPI was mere recommendation only – Times of India

MANGALURU/MYSURU: Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) on Thursday submitted a three-page letter to the department of public instruction on reopening of schools in the state has maintained that these are recommendations only. The commission in a clarification issued on Friday asserted that any final decision on reopening of schools in wake of Covid19 situation will be taken at the state government level only. KSCPCR in a single page clarification signed by its secretary stated that the Commission had sent its recommendations to the principal secretary, department of primary and secondary education and to the commissioner, department of public instruction detailing steps that need to be followed in reopening schools. These are recommendations that education...
India

3 Men Arrested For Gang Rape Of Young Woman In Himachal Pradesh: Police

The police official said the matter was being investigated (Representational)Shimla: Three men have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a woman in Himachal Pradesh's Una district, police said on Saturday.The 22-year-old woman had been gang-raped in a village falling under Haroli sub-division on Friday, Haroli sub-divisional police official (SDPO) Anil Kumar said.The police official told news agency PTI that the incident was reported to the police on Saturday and all the three accused were arrested thereafter.All the accused and the victim are from the same village, he added.The police official said the matter was being investigated.Meanwhile, Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader Mukesh Agnihotri, who represents Haroli Assembly segment, termed the gang-rape as shameful for 'devbho...
India

Will Seek Account Of 54 Years From Congress: ML Khattar On Baroda Bypoll

"They (Congress) left several works in the midway," Manohar Lal Khattar alleged. (File)Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the BJP will seek from the Congress "an account of 54 years" as it remained in power in Haryana on most occasions after it was carved out of Punjab as a separate state in 1966.Mr Khattar also said the BJP would ask the voters of Baroda assembly seat, where a bypoll will be held in November, whether they want a person who would get development work done or an "inactive" one.The bypoll to the Baroda assembly seat in Sonipat, which was necessitated due to the demise of Congress MLA Shri Krishan Hooda in April, will be held on November 3 while the counting of votes is to take place on November 10."After Independence, Congress governments have...
Business

Agriculture exports rise 43.4% in April-September: Government – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Exports of agri-commodities rose by 43.4 per cent to Rs 53,626.6 crore in the first half of the current fiscal notwithstanding the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, the Union agriculture ministry said on Saturday. Farm exports stood at Rs 37,397.3 crore during the April-September period of the 2019-20 fiscal, it said. In September 2020, agri exports rose by 81.7 per cent to Rs 9,296 crore from Rs 5,114 crore in September 2019. "The consistent and concerted efforts of the government to boost agricultural exports are bearing fruit as despite of the on-going COVID-19 crisis, the export of essential agri commodities for the cumulative period of April-September, 2020 has increased by 43.4 per cent to Rs 53,626.6 crore," the ministry said in a statement. Positive growth was recorded in expo...
Health and Lifestyle

Fashion tips for short and curvy women – Times of India

People are born in all sizes and we have been taught to love the differences, haven't we? But if you belong to a certain shape, that shouldn't stop you from dressing up stylishly. You're not a supermodel, you're a beautiful normal woman who can still grab attention and drop some jaws with the height and the body you have. So let's look at how can you dress well while being short and curvy. - Heels to the rescue: Heels about two to three inches serve to seemingly elongate the legs, stretch your calves and accentuate the calf muscles. This makes your legs look longer, leaner and sexier. Heels don't have to be painful. So make sure you invest in the kind of heels that makes you feel comfortable. - Short skirts for the win: A short skirt is a cut that is about two to three inches above the...
India

“Vendetta”: Bengal BJP MP On Nephew’s Arrest In Bank Fraud Case

The Trinamool, however, dubbed the allegations as "baseless" (File)Kolkata: BJP MP Arjun Singh's nephew Sanjit Singh alias Pappu has been arrested in connection with a bank fraud case in Barrackpore in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said on Saturday.He was arrested late on Friday night after hours of interrogation in connection with fraud in a cooperative bank in Barrackpore, a senior police officer said.The accused was produced before a local court in the afternoon, he said.Barrackpore MP Arjun Singh, who has been at loggerheads with the TMC government in the state, has termed the arrest "vendetta politics"."His arrest is nothing but vendetta politics to malign me and my family members. Initially, the police tried to frame me in the case. But when they couldn't prove ...
India

Earthquake In Manipur With Magnitude 5.3 Strikes Near Bishnupur

Earthquake Today in Manipur Strikes Near BishnupurBishnupur: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 was reported near Bishnupur in Manipur on Saturday night, according to India's National Center for Seismology.The epicentre of the earthquake was 30 km west-northwest (WNW) of Bishnupur, Manipur, India, the agency said. The earthquake struck at 11:08 PM IST at a depth of 5 km from the surface.Tremors were felt in the following areas:Are you living in the region, did you feel the earthquake? Use the comments box to share details or tweet your photos and videos to @ndtv. Source link