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Today we will focus on the Telangana floods that has claimed the lives of 31 people, out of which 15 have died in Hyderabad. Looking at the situation, PM Modi has spoke to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, assuring him of all support.

Here are the highlights of October 15:

16:30 pm: 15 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 3,374 including 154 active cases and 2,914 discharges: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

16:23 pm: I have written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asking him to emulate the Assam government's decision to curb State-run madrassas in Maharashtra so that Muslim community students can get modern education: Maharashtra BJP MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar

15:56 pm: A total of 3,097 flight movements took place across the country and 3,34,110 footfalls were recorded at airports across the country yesterday: Ministry of Civil Aviation

15:03 pm: NIA has said that the accused in Kerala gold smuggling case have connections with Dawood Ibrahim's D-company. This is a serious issue. I'm sure NIA and Home Ministry will take appropriate action to ensure that UAPA charges against accused stand substantiated: MoS MEA V Muraleedharan

14:24 pm: If the (Maharasthra) Governor raises questions on the secularism of the CM, the President & the PM should ask the Governor if he is secular or not. No one wants to keep temples shut but we have to save people's lives: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

13:37 pm: The Union Environment Minister today said that stubble burning contributes only 4% to pollution in Delhi. Air Quality Index was normal 15 days ago, I want to ask him as to what people of Delhi did in 15 days which led to this kind of situation: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai

13:10 pm: Some people don't have ideas & will for development. When crores of people attend an event, govt has to develop infrastructure & provide facilities. Such events provide opportunities to develop infrastructure: Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Udit Raj's remark on Kumbh fair

12:38 pm: We're launching a campaign 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' to tackle air pollution. There are one crore vehicles registered in Delhi. According to experts, even if 10 lakh vehicles turn off ignition at traffic signals, then 1.5 tonnes of PM10 will reduce in a year: Delhi CM Kejriwal

12:00 pm: A committee has been set up to investigate irregularities into the Jalyukt Shivar Scheme launched by the previous state govt. A CAG report says that large scale corruption took place under this scheme: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

11:38 am: Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: NIA suspects accused have links to Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company

11:05 am: Kerala High Court directs Enforcement Directorate not to arrest M Sivasankar, former Principal Secretary to Kerala CMO, till October 23, in connection with Kerala gold smuggling case

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10:06 am: 50 teams of CPCB will be deployed for inspection in Delhi-NCR from today. Stubble burning contributes only 4% of pollutants in the environment of Delhi, rest is due to local factors like dust, construction and biomass burning, says Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

9:47 am: India reports a spike of 67,708 new COVID19 cases and 680 deaths in the last 24 hours

Total case tally stands at 73,07,098 including 8,12,390 active cases, 63,83,442 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,11,266 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

9:30 am: Sensex falls 119 points, currently at 40,675; Nifty at 11,938

9:15 am: Punjab government decides not to open multiplexes, cinema halls and entertainment parks in the State yet. However, Ramlilas to be allowed with strict COVID protocols. Details to be announced after Covid review meeting by CM: Raveen Thukral, Media Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister

8:45 am: Strong wind speed reaching 20-30 kmph gusting to 40 kmph is very likely to prevail around the system centre & over Madhya Maharashtra during next 12 hours and gradually decrease thereafter: India Meteorological Department

8:30 am: In view of the upcoming winter season, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) will be deploying 50 teams for inspection in Delhi-NCR, starting today. We've asked State Pollution Control Board to deploy teams on field for checking compliance to various directions given by us: CPCB

7:37 am: 8 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mizoram, taking the total tally to 2,220. The number of active cases is at 112 while 2,108 people have been discharged so far. No death reported in the State till date, says state government

7:15 am: India's doubling time has sharply increased to 70.4 days (it was 25.5 days in mid-August). This indicates a substantial fall in the daily new cases and the consequent increase in time taken to double the total cases: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma