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Coronavirus Updates: Moderna expects to make 20 mln doses of Covid vaccine by 2020 end

Moderna Inc said on Friday it expects to produce 20 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year.

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  • Lok Sabha approves supplementary demand for additional spending of Rs-- 2.35 lakh crore in 2020-21
  • India allows export of onions lying on ports in transit to all countries including Bangladesh
  • 4101 recoveries reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours
  • West Bengal reports 3,192 new COVID-19 cases and 59 deaths today
  • 596 new COVID-19 cases, 470 recoveries & 8 deaths reported in Goa
  • Himachal Pradesh records 178 new COVID19 cases today
  • India's forex reserves surge to high of USD 537 billion
  • We are not contemplating increasing taxes to compensate loss in revenues due to coronavirus pandemic: FM
  • Jharkhand reports 1,478 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths
11:57 PM

In one case, supplementary charge sheet has been filed against 25 accused including Promoter & Director of a Delhi based private company. In the other,a supplementary charge sheet has been filed against a private company based in New Delhi & two others including its Director: CBI

11:57 PM

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed two supplementary charge sheets in separate cases related to chit fund in the Court of Special CJM, CBI Cases, Bhubaneswar, Odisha: CBI

11:56 PM

Haryana reports 2,488 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 1,06,261 including 83,878 recoveries and 1,092 deaths. There are 21,291 active cases: State Health Department

11:22 PM

India allows export of onions lying on ports in transit to all countries including Bangladesh: Government Source

11:21 PM

In order to strengthen the home isolation care of COVID19 patients across the state, Haryana Health Department has issued new guidelines, wherein emphasis has been laid on in-person visits by ‘District Home Isolation Monitoring Team’ on every alternate day: State Government

11:07 PM

59 persons tested positive and one death reported in Ladakh today; 42 patients cured and discharged: Department of Information & Public Relations, Ladakh

11:06 PM

Jharkhand reports 1,478 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths, taking total cases to 68,578 including 54,052 recoveries and 602 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 13,924: State Health Department

10:47 PM

Lok Sabha approves supplementary demand for additional spending of Rs-- 2.35 lakh crore in 2020-21

10:37 PM

Centre not reneging from responsibility as far as GST compensation to states is concerned: FM in Lok Sabha

10:37 PM

Issue of GST compensation to states will be discussed in GST Council;no provision to give compensation from Consolidated Fund of India: FM

10:28 PM

We are not contemplating increasing taxes to compensate loss in revenues due to coronavirus pandemic: FM

10:26 PM

A freelance journalist, Rajeev Sharma, a resident of New Delhi's Pitampura, has been arrested by Special Cell in an Official Secrets Act case. He was found to be in possession of some defence-related classified documents: Delhi Police

10:26 PM

India's forex reserves surge to high of USD 537 billion, which is 19-month equivalent of imports: Nirmala Sitharaman

10:25 PM

Argument that states have not been given adequate share of tax collected by Centre does not hold ground: Finance Ministry

10:24 PM

In order to maintain social distancing and avoid overcrowding, Western Railway has taken the decision to increase the number of daily special suburban services from 350 to 500 from Monday, 21st September: Western Railway

10:24 PM

Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, one-time cash transfer of Rs. 1000 has been done for 8.3 crore poor families. In another measure, one-time cash transfer of Rs. 1000 done for 3 crore senior citizens: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

10:22 PM

Additional resources sought under supplementary demand for grants to largely go for people-centric activities: FM Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

09:54 PM

Himachal Pradesh records 178 new COVID19 cases today, taking the total positive cases in the state to 11,622 so far, including 4,430 active cases, 7,054 recoveries and 108 deaths: State Health Department

09:54 PM

A freelance journalist, Rajeev Sharma, a resident of New Delhi's Pitampura, has been arrested by Special Cell in an Official Secrets Act case. He was found to be in possession of some defence-related classified documents: Delhi Police

09:31 PM

A specific search operation was launched today afternoon in Kandi Forest area of Kupwara in which a hide was busted.

09:30 PM

4101 recoveries reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rise to 1,71,341 including 1,37,567 recoveries, 33,039 active cases and 682 deaths: State Health Department, Govt of Odisha

09:26 PM

West Bengal reports 3,192 new COVID-19 cases and 59 deaths today, taking total cases to 2,18,772 including 1,90,021 discharges, 24,509 active cases and 4,242 deaths: State Health Department

08:57 PM

PM Narendra Modi wishes Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, people of Israel and to the Jewish community on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah.

08:57 PM

596 new COVID-19 cases, 470 recoveries & 8 deaths reported in Goa in the last 24 hours. Goa's positive cases tally rises to 27,379 so far, including 5,730 active cases, 21,314 recovered cases and 335 deaths till date

08:56 PM

One civilian injured in ceasefire violation in Balakot sector of Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir: Poonch Deputy Commissioner Rahul Yadav

08:54 PM

Karnataka reported 8,626 new COVID-19 cases, 10,949 discharges and 179 deaths today, taking total number of cases to 5,02,982 including 1,01,129 active cases, 3,94,026 discharges and 7,808 deaths. 3,623 cases reported in Bengaluru today.

08:54 PM

Amshipora case investigations will be conducted with utmost fairness & will be taken to their logical conclusion. Indian Army is committed to the professional conduct of operations: Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane to ANI on Amshipora case

08:45 PM

Centre approves creation of National Technical Textiles Mission

To promote technical textiles in the country, the Central government has approved the proposal for the creation of the National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM) for a period of 4 years (2020-21 to 2023-24) with an outlay of Rs 1,480 crore, said Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha on Friday.
08:39 PM

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla writes to Chief Secretaries of all states/UTs

08:38 PM

Centre's agri bills will sound a death knell to farmers, says Stalin

  • The opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu on Friday slammed the NDA government's agri sector bills passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, alleging they favoured the corporates and that farmers will be "enslaved" to the business houses.
  • DMK President M K Stalin said the new bills will sound a "death knell" to farmers and slammed the ruling AIADMK in the state on the issue, saying it supported the Centre.
08:37 PM

PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Israel on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah

08:29 PM

Anand Kripalu to replace Sanjeev Churiwala as RCB Chairman

  • Diageo India CEO Anand Kripalu will take over the RCB chairmanship from Sanjeev Churiwala beginning October 1, the spirits giant announced on Friday.
  • Anand is also the Managing Director and CEO of Diageo India.
  • He takes over the role of RCB Chairman from Churiwala, who will be moving to Singapore to take up the position of Finance Director for the APAC region.
08:25 PM

Moderna expects to make 20 mln doses of coronavirus vaccine by 2020 end

  • Moderna Inc said on Friday it expects to produce 20 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year.
  • The company continues to expect to make 500 million to 1 billion doses of the vaccine in 2021, Moderna said in a filing with the U.S. securities regulators.
08:23 PM

Maharashtra reports 21,656 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 11,67,496; death toll goes up by 405 to 31,791: Official

08:02 PM

In a first, 8 beaches of India have been recommended for the coveted 'Blue Flag' International eco-label by an independent national jury composed of eminent environmentalists & scientists. Blue Flag beaches are considered the cleanest beaches of the world: Ministry of Environment

07:52 PM

2817 new COVID-19 cases, 2,645 recoveries & 62 deaths, reported today in Punjab. Total number of cases in the state stands at 92,833 till date, including 21,662 active cases, 68,463 discharged cases & 2,708 deaths: State Health Department, Govt of Punjab

07:51 PM

Supreme Court today extended the interim protection from arrest till next hearing on September 24 against journalist Vinod Dua, in connection with a sedition case registered against him in Himachal Pradesh.

07:51 PM

15 people, residents of South 24 Parganas, have been arrested from an abandoned alley near Ranidighi pond in Kolkata for assembling with arms, ammunition & other weapons of offence for purpose of committing dacoity at a nearby petrol pump on NSC Bose Road today: Kolkata Police

07:45 PM

Demand-side interventions are required. Govt should allocate more funds to schemes like MNREGA. There are formulas available to revive the economy but govt is busy selling airports. Finance Minister should show us way out of this dark tunnel.

- Professor Saugata Roy, TMC MP, Lok Sabha

07:33 PM

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) three immovable properties in Delhi, having market value of around Rs. 100 crores in PMC Bank fraud case. Further investigation is in progress: ED

07:26 PM

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi rises to 2,38,828 with 4,127 new cases and 30 deaths reported today. The numbers of active and recovered cases are 32,250 and 2,01,671 respectively. The death toll is at 4,907: Delhi Government

07:25 PM

868 new COVID19 cases detected in Uttarakhand today. Total positive cases in the state are now 38,007 including 11,293 active cases and 26,095 recovered cases: State Health Department

07:25 PM

Paytm back on Google Play store

07:08 PM

177 new COVID-19 cases, 90 recoveries & 1 death reported in Manipur over the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the state stands at 8,607, including 1,926 active cases, 6,629 recovered cases & 52 deaths. Recovery rate is 77.01%

07:07 PM

All Air India Express flights from/to Dubai will operate as per original schedule starting tomorrow: Air Indian Express

07:05 PM

Two passengers were enquired. On enquiry, they were identified as residents of Aligarh, UP. On questioning, they did not reply satisfactorily about carrying of the pistol. The said passengers along with seized pistol handed over to Haryana Metro Rail Police (HMRP): CISF

07:04 PM

Govt told the Parliament that it didn't maintain any data on deaths of migrant workers who were trying to reach their homes after lockdown. Reports say over 1,000 died. When we ask questions on jobs, govt says it doesn't have data. This is a 'no data govt': AR Chowdhury, Congress

07:00 PM

Advised officials to jointly prepare blue print for re-strategizing containment zone policy to reduce positivity & mortality rate. Emphasised on aggressive IEC campaign in vernacular languages to engage stakeholders for ensuring COVID-19 appropriate behaviour: Delhi Lt Governor

06:59 PM

5,488 new COVID19 cases, 5,525 discharges and 67 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of positive cases now at 5,30,908 including 46,506 active cases, 4,75,717 discharged cases and 8,685 deaths

06:45 PM

Jammu and Kashmir reported 1,330 new COVID-19 cases, 784 recoveries and 15 deaths today, taking total cases to 61,041 including 39,305 recoveries and 966 deaths: J&K Administration

06:44 PM

Bombay High Court adjourns hearing on bail pleas of Samuel Miranda, Dipesh Sawant and Bashit Parihar till September 29 in a drug case related to the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

06:26 PM

Kerala reported 4,167 fresh COVID-19 cases today, taking the total number of active cases till date to 35,724. Number of recovered cases so far is 90,089: Kerala State Government

06:04 PM

Indian Foreign Service officer Manish Chauhan, presently Joint Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Portugal, the ministry says.

06:01 PM

I've been protesting ever since ordinances came before Cabinet; Had to quit to fulfill duty as representative of Punjab and farmers: Badal

06:00 PM

Very saddened that my voice was not heard; I left my mother in ICU to attend Parliament debate on these crucial bills: Badal

05:52 PM

Government has launched the 112 Emergency Response Support System (ERSS), which provides for a single number (112) based assistance in emergencies to women in distress. ERSS can be accessed through 112 India Mobile App from any smartphone: Ministry of Women and Child Development

05:52 PM

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur tomorrow at isolated places over the districts - Malkangiri, Koraput, Sundargarh & Keonjhar. Yellow warning has been issued: Office of Special Relief Commissioner, Odisha

05:41 PM

Assistant police personnel who are agitating turned violent, broke barricading and pelted stones. So, we took preventive actions. 10 people from our police dept and 5-6 protesters injured: Ranchi City SP, Sourabh

05:30 PM

PMC scam: ED attaches three hotels in Delhi worth Rs 100 crore in the case

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