News Updates Live: Guidelines for Unlock 4.0 announced

11:46 PM

NMRC to resume metro services from September 7

“As per the latest guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs under Unlock-4, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) will be resuming its services on the Aqua Line for the public from September 7, 2020, onwards in a calibrated manner,” Noida Metro Rail Corporation said in release.

09:33 PM

UN expresses concern over ‘dramatic turn’ in Libya crisis

Protests over deteriorating economic conditions erupted earlier this week in the capital and elsewhere in western Libya, which is controlled by forces loyal to the U.N.-supported government. In Tripoli, local militia allied with the government opened fire on demonstrators with rifles and truck-mounted guns and abducted some of the protesters.

08:36 PM

J-K to establish State Council of Educational Research & Training

The Administrative Council (AC), which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, gave approval to the establishment of SCERT by merging State Institutes of Education in Jammu and Kashmir, the spokesman said. He said the SCERT, being the apex academic authority of the UT, is mandated to assist and advise the government in implementation of policies and programmes for human resource development in the field of education, human and child development and national integration, on the analogy of NCERT- the national apex academic authority.

04:09 PM

Single voter list for LS, assembly, local body polls?

At present, the Election Commission prepares the electoral roll or voter list for Lok Sabha and assembly polls. The state election commissions, which are altogether separate bodies as per constitutional provisions, hold elections for local bodies such as municipalities and panchayats in their respective states based on their own voter lists.

02:00 PM

Sushant case: Rhea arrives for CBI questioning for second day

Actress Rhea Chakraborty, who is accused of abetting the suicide of film star Sushant Singh Rajput, reached the DRDO guest house here for the second consecutive day on Saturday for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), an official said.