Latest News: FATF Decides on Continuation of Pak in ‘Grey List’
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Earthquake of 3.2 on Ritcher Scale Hits Mizoram
An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on Richter scale struck 70 km South South-East (SSE) of Champhai, Mizoram at 11:03 pm on Tuesday, ANI reported quoting the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
1 Dead, 36,707 Affected Due to Floods in Assam
At least one person was reported dead and 36,707 people were affected across four districts as a second wave of floods hit Assam due to incessant rainfall, ANI reported quoting the State Disaster Management Authority.
J&K Police Nabs 4 LeT Asociates
The Sopore Police of J&K along with 52 Rashtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched cordon and search operations (CASOs) simultaneously in Pothka Muqam and Chanpora Athoora and apprehended four Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist associates, ANi reported quoting Jammu & Kashmir Police.
Quake of 4.1 Magnitude Hits SSW of Champhai, Mizoram
An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale struck 31 km South South-West (SSW) of Champhai, Mizoram at 08:02 am today, ANI reported quoting National Center for Seismology (NCS).
BJP Announces Candidates for Bihar MLC elections
BJP announced Samrat Chaudhary and Sanjay Prakash as its candidates for the upcoming Legislative Council (MLC) elections in Bihar, ANI reported
Fire Breaks Out at a Factory in Gujarat
Fire broke out at a factory in GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) in Sanand area of Ahmedabad, ANI reported. 25 fire tenders present at the spot. Fire-fighting operation underway.
“24 firefighters are involved in the operation. As raw material inside the factory is flammable so it has become to difficult control the fire. I have been told by a representative of the factory that the fire broke out due to short circuit,” KT Kamariya, Ahmedabad SP Rural was quoted by ANI as saying.
PM Modi Chairs Union Cabinet Meet
Union Cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, Delhi.
Earthquake of Magnitude 2.8 Hits Near Rohtak in Haryana
An earthquake of magnitude 2.8 struck near Haryana's Rohtak at 12:58 pm, ANI reported quoting National Center for Seismology.
3 Killed in Separate Incidents of Lightning in UP
Three people were killed and nine were injured in separate incidents of lightning in Uttar Pradesh, PTI reported quoting officials.
Delhi HC Grants Bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to AAP MLA Parkash Jarwal in connection with a case of alleged suicide of a doctor in south Delhi.
He will be released on bail upon furnishing a personal bond of Rs 25,000 before the jail superintendent.
(Source: PTI, ANI)
Sensex Plunges 561 Points to End at 34,869
Sensex on Wednesday plunged 561.45 points to end at 34,868.98, while Nifty tumbled 165.70 points to 10,305.30.
1 Dead After Bus Carrying Migrants Hits Truck in Odisha
A bus carrying migrant workers hit a truck in Odisha's Balasore on Wednesday, leaving one person dead and 20 injured, the police said.
Competition Commission Approves FB's Acquisition of 9.99% Stake in Jio Platforms
The Competition Commission of India has approved Facebook's acquisition of a 9.99 percent stake in Jio Platforms.
4 Linked to LeT Arrested
Four people linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and involved in a grenade attack on a police post in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district have been arrested, an official said on Wednesday.
21-Yr-Old Abducted, Raped in Chhattisgarh
A 21-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, the police said on Wednesday.
Indrani Mukerjea Files Plea Seeking Interim Bail Citing COVID Risk
Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, has filed a plea in a special CBI court in Mumbai seeking interim bail, citing risk of contracting COVID-19.
BJP Councillors Elected Unopposed as Mayors of South and East Delhi
BJP councillors Anamika Mithilesh and Nirmal Jain have been elected unopposed as mayors of South Delhi and East Delhi, respectively.
Deadline for Filing I-T Returns for FY '18-19 Extended Till 31 July
The government has extended the deadline for filing I-T returns for FY 2018-19 by a month till 31 July 2020.
Meanwhile, the deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN has been extended till 31 March 2021.
"The time for filing of original as well as revised income-tax returns for 2018-19 extended to 31 July, and due date for income tax return for 2019-20 extended to 30 November 2020," the Central Board of Direct Taxes said in a statement.
FATF Decides on Continuation of Pakistan in 'Grey List'
Global terror financing watchdog FATF has decided on the continuation of Pakistan in the ‘Grey List’ in its virtual plenary, officials said on Wednesday.
The Financial Action Task Force felt that Pakistan had failed to check terror financing to LeT and JeM, and hence it remains in the 'Grey List', officials said.
The plenary was chaired by its president, Xiangmin Liu of China.
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