The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) said in the last 24 hours, the most affected places were in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Kozhikode districts. It said on Sunday, two camps each were opened at Alappuzha and Kotayam districts.
'No ban on carpooling; take license': Karnataka Transport minister Ramalinga Reddy after controversy
The transport department has issued a new diktat in the congested Bangalore city, making carpooling illegal. However, after the massive backlash, Karnataka minister in the Siddaramaiah government, Ramalinga Reddy, said there is no ban on carpooling; however, they need to get a license before working. Amid alarm by taxi drivers, carpooling is penalised in the IT capital of India; citizens can be fined up to Rs 10,000. The government has curbed citizens' efforts to reduce pollution and congestion.
Hyderabad has officially inaugurated a 23-kilometer cycle track along the Outer Ring Road, known as the Healthway Cycling Track. The track is divided into two sections and will be accessible 24/7. It features 16,000 solar panels on its roof, making it India's first solar-covered cycle track. The panels have the potential to generate 16 megawatts of electricity, equivalent to powering 32,000 streetlights or illuminating 800 kilometers of city streets.
Washington DC: Concluding his week-long visit to the United States, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on October 01 posted a video on social media platform X, sharing the highlights from his trip. In a post on X, Jaishankar tagged a video with a message that read, “India and US: Expanding Horizons. As I conclude a visit to Washington D.C.” The video showed glimpses from Jaishankar’s meetings in Washington, DC with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Trade Representative Katherine Tai, among others.
Two doctors, Dr. Advaith and Dr. Ajmal Asif, tragically died in a car accident in Kerala's Ernakulam district. The accident occurred when their car mistakenly entered a waterlogged stretch, thinking it was a road. Three other passengers in the car managed to escape and were rescued. It is unclear whether the accident was caused by a technical glitch in the GPS application or human error.
Born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar town of Gujarat, Mahatma Gandhi or Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi adopted a non-violent resistance and was at the forefront of the freedom struggle against colonial British rule with utmost patience. This led to India finally achieving its independence in 1947.
The President paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and garlanded his memorial at the marble platform where he was cremated on January 31, 1948.
Indo-Canada relations have deteriorated as Canada refuses to take action against radical Sikhs and terror cells, leading to strained ties with India. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's accusations of the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar on Canadian soil have exacerbated the situation. However, Canada has not provided any evidence to support these claims. India has provided specific information on organized crime and leadership operating out of Canada, including extradition requests.
President Droupadi Murmu pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti
President Droupadi Murmu paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Delhi's Rajghat on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Monday. President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday said Mahatma Gandhi's strong and vibrant ideology will always remain relevant for the world and asked people to follow his values and teachings for the welfare of the country.
Mahatma Gandhi's impact is global, said PM Modi in a post on X, today while also urging to work towards fulfilling Gandhi's dreams.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Delhi's Rajghat on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Monday. Mahatma Gandhi's impact is global, said PM Modi in a post on X, today while also urging to work towards fulfilling Gandhi's dreams.
These accolades came during a special reception hosted by India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, in honor of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.
This move signifies a continued restriction on internet access within the region, impacting the residents' ability to connect and access online services.
YouTube is experiencing a surge in content consumption in India, with both short and long-form videos being watched on mobile and TV screens. While mobile remains the primary screen for digital video consumption, the growth of internet-enabled TVs has led to an increase in content viewing on larger screens.
India may face challenges in its relationship with the Maldives due to the pro-China leanings of the newly elected President, Mohammed Muizzu. Muizzu has a history of overseeing Chinese-funded infrastructure projects in the Maldives and has expressed a desire to strengthen ties with China. While he may not clamp down on India-funded projects, there may be a slowdown in India's defence partnership with the Maldives.
Canada has banned only two groups, Babbar Khalsa International and the International Sikh Youth Federation, even after India's recommendation of five pro-Khalistan groups that operate under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. According to the home ministry, ISYF was first proscribed under the Prevention of Terrorism Act on March 22, 2002. The ministry added that nearly 11 pro-Khalistan leaders are active in Canada, Pakistan and Europe, including Hardeep Singh Nijjar.