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Metro services across the country reopened today amid surging coronavirus cases. Based on the Unlock 4.0 guidelines issued by the Centre, metro services in Delhi, Noida, Chennai, Kochi, Bengaluru, Mumbai Line-1, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Kolkata and Gujarat resumed their operations today. The Unlock 4.0 guidelines were released by the Centre last month. 

Here are the highlights of September 7

16:12 pm: It is surprising and sad that those who insult Mumbai and Maharashtra, are being given 'Y' level security by centre. Maharashtra is not only of NCP, Shiv Sena or Congress but of BJP and the public too. People of all party should condemn it if one insults Maharashtra: Maharashtra Home Minister

14:54 pm: Kannada actor Ragini Dwivedi, arrested in a drugs case, produced in court today which sent her to 5-day custody. One Niyaz arrested in connection with the case as part of the ongoing probe: Central Crime Branch (CCB)

14:35 pm: It's a major technological breakthrough in country. This testing paves the way for development of more critical technologies, materials & hypersonic vehicles. This puts India in a selected club of nations who have demonstrated this technology: DRDO Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy

14:02 pm: Vodafone Idea rebrands itself as 'Vi', here's all you need to know about the new telecom brand

13:40 pm: Losses worth crores faced by members in my association, alone. Most taxi drivers are now unemployed. Govt has not helped us satisfactorily. We are asking the state govt to waive road taxes till at least December: Radhakrishna H, President, Karnataka State Travel Operators Assn

12:56 pm: Kochi: Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court (Economic Offences) grants permission to the Customs Department to interrogate six accused in Kerala gold smuggling case. The court granted permission to interrogate them in the Bengaluru drug case

12:20 pm: Many people in Bihar keep criticising us, without any information. In March, we had decided to increase testing capacity for COVID-19 and today over 1 lakh 50 thousand people are being tested every day. We have more than sufficient arrangements for COVID here: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

12:03 pm: DRDO has today successfully flight tested the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle using the indigenously developed scramjet propulsion system. With this success, all critical technologies are now established to progress to the next phase: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

12:02 pm: Supreme Court defers hearing till September 15, in the case pertaining to filling up vacancies in various Tribunals, after it was informed that Attorney General KK Venugopal, who was to argue for the Centre, is in self-quarantine

12:01 pm: Two terrorists of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) arrested after brief exchange of fire in North West Delhi area. Large amount of arms and ammunition recovered. They were also wanted in some cases in Punjab: Delhi Police Special Cell

11:33 am: 

11:20 am: New education policy paves way for opening campus of best int'l institutions in India so that youth from common family can also join them: PM Modi

10:58 am: Education policy key to fulfil nation's aspirations but govt's intervention, influence should be minimal in this: PM Modi

10:45 am: 

10:30 am: With over 42 lakh cases, India surpasses Brazil to become second worst-hit country by coronavirus

10:09 am: Total number of samples tested up to 6th September is 4,95,51,507 including 7,20,362 samples tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research

9:48 am: India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 42 lakh mark with a spike of 90,802 new cases and 1,016 deaths reported in the last 24 hours

The total case tally stands at 42,04,614 including 8,82,542 active cases, 32,50,429 cured/discharged/migrated and 71,642 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

9:18 am: Kerala: Air Intelligence Unit at Kozhikode International airport has seized 653-gram gold and 10,000 cigarettes from four passengers travelling by two different flights

8:45 am: Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale occurred 102 kms north of Mumbai at 8 am today: National Centre for Seismology

8:29 am: 

8:28 am: Delhi Metro back on track after 169-day hiatus, DMRC says 'commute only if necessary'; COVID-19 protocols in place

7:27 am: In India, the novel coronavirus has affected 4.1 million people and claimed over 70,000 lives

7:20 am: Metro services across the country reopened today with strict screening and social distancing norms

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma