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Here are the latest updates of October 20

04:20 pm: While many countries have reported a surge, India has recorded 310 cases per million in the last seven days, which is among the lowest globally: Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry

03:40 pm: Pakistan supported terrorists cannot enter Kashmir and attack  jawans... 'Bharat tere tukde honge' slogan cannot be raised in JNU now, the only slogan being raised in the country is 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat': UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Rohtas

03:25 pm: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter at Hakripora (Kakapora) area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow: Kashmir Zone Police

03:05 pm: It is Rahul Gandhi's opinion. I have already clarified the context in which I made that statement... Why should I apologise when I did not intend to insult anyone? If anyone felt insulted, I have already expressed regret: Former MP CM Kamal Nath on Rahul Gandhi's reaction

02:50 pm: A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) visits Hathras victim's residence for the second time to meet the family members.

02:35 pm: Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir Manoj Sinha condemns the killing of Inspector Mohammad Ashraf Bhat who was fired upon by terrorists near his residence in Anantnag yesterday.


02:20 pm: West Bengal: 'No Entry' boards placed outside Puja Pandal in Police Line area of Birbhum after Calcutta High Court's order. All Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal have been declared no-entry zones by Calcutta High Court. Only organizers can enter the pandals.

02:00 pm: Kamal Nath ji is from my party but personally, I don't like the type of language that he used...I don't appreciate it, regardless of who he is. It is unfortunate: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on the former Madhya Pradesh CM's "item" remark

01:55 pm: This is disgraceful for him (Kamal Nath). It shows the character of the person saying it. Instead of saying sorry, he is giving a useless explanation. His party should take strict action against him: Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW)

01:45 pm: Bihar: UP CM Yogi Adityanath addresses a public rally at Ramgarh in Kaimur district. "NDA govt is working in Bihar's interest. Bihar is benefiting from govt formed under the leadership of PM Modi. Both Nitish & Modi govt gave free ration & gas to the poor of Bihar," he said.

11:45 am: Floods have caused havoc in Hyderabad. Delhi govt will donate Rs 15 crores to the Govt of Telangana for its relief efforts: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

11:40 am: Kerala High Court dismisses the plea by CBI seeking early hearing of the petition filed by Kerala Govt to quash the FIR in Life Mission scam case. The state government argued that CBI's move is only to get the attention of the media & they wanted to humiliate the government.

11:35 am: Kerala: 5 people died allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Palakkad's Chellanam tribal colony. 9 people including 3 women also hospitalised after they developed uneasiness. "We're awaiting a chemical report to find the exact cause of the deaths," says Walayar police

11:25 am: Total 9,61,16,771 samples tested for #COVID19 up to 19th October. Of these, 10,32,795 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

11:20 am: 3 Farm legislations along with proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 are clearly against interests of farmers & landless workers, and time-tested agriculture marketing system established not only in Punjab but also in Haryana, and Western UP: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

11:10 am: 16-yr-old M Sravani, daughter of a farm labourer of Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), assumed office of Anantapur Dist Collector on Oct 11, for a day. Dist Admin had decided to give opportunity to 1 girl each as head of all govt offices in the district: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

11:00 am: Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) joined the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) in the South China Sea for multinational exercises, on October 19: US Navy's Pacific Fleet

10:45 am: Punjab: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh moves a resolution on the floor of the state assembly. The resolution is over the concerns of the government against the agriculture ordinances and amendments to the Electricity Act.

10:30 am: One more terrorist killed during the operation in Melhora area of Shopian district. Total two terrorists have been eliminated so far. One AK rifle and one pistol recovered. The operation has concluded: Indian Army.

10:10 am: India reports 46,791 new #COVID19 cases & 587deaths in last 24 hours.
Total cases - 75,97,064
Active cases - 7,48,538 (dip by 23,517 since y'day)
Cured/discharged/migrated - 67,33,329 (rise by 69,721 since y'day)
Deaths - 1,15,197 (rise by 587 since y'day)

10:00 am: Telangana recorded 1,486 #COVID19 cases, 1,891 recoveries and 7 deaths yesterday, taking total cases to 2,24,545 including 2,02,577 recoveries, 1,282 deaths and 20,686 active cases: State Health Department


09:40 am: Trend of daily cases in 5 most affected states-Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu-reveals stages of decline of active cases. It mirrors steady decrease in active cases in India with caseload being sustained below 8 lakhs for 3 days in a row: Health Ministry

09:32 am: BREAKING: Sensex opens at 40,355.62; down by 75.98 points

09:10 am: Air quality deteriorates in the national capital with the rise of pollutants in the atmosphere. Visuals from Anand Vihar where Air Quality Index is at 252 in 'poor' category as per Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data.

08:40 am: Special Task Force (STF) seized 8 pieces of steel coloured improvised country made firearms from 2 notorious illegal firearms dealers at Strand Road. The accused persons were arrested & will be produced in court today for seeking their police custody: Kolkata Police

08:27 am: Rs 1.62 crores (approx) cash, gold jewellery, 2 laptops & 2 smartphones seized during a raid by STF at a house in Eliot Road, Park Street. No satisfactory answer could be provided by members of household regarding the presence of such cash/jewellery: Kolkata Police

08:05 am: Punjab: AAP MLAs seen sleeping inside the State Assembly last night. They had staged a sit-in protest inside the Assembly on Monday against not getting copies of the proposed legislation to be tabled in the special session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha against the central farm laws.

07:50 am: Lt Gen Satinder K Saini, Indian Vice Chief of Army Staff, Additional Directorate General of Public Information (ADG PI) Indian Army met Major General Ronald P Clark, USINDOPACOM Chief of Staff, to discuss the US and Indian partnership in the region: US Indo-Pacific Command

07:40 am: Madhya Pradesh: Indore Police have registered an FIR against BJP leader Dinesh Bhawsar for alleged violation of COVID-19 guidelines during Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's roadshow on October 19 in Sanwer Tehsil.

07:30 am: Punjab: AAP MLAs staged a sit-in protest inside the State Assembly yesterday against not getting copies of the proposed legislation to be tabled in the special session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha against the central farm laws.

07:10 am: A body of a girl has been found from the bushes under the Tariyani police station area limits. There are speculations that she was murdered after being raped. We are investigating the matter: Santosh Kumar, SP Sheohar, Bihar.

07:00 am: Watch: Morning 'aarti' being performed at Jhandewalan Temple on the fourth day of Navratri today.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma