Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi intensified his attack on the Central government over the persisting tension with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The Opposition leader was visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Wayanad in Kerala. He asked gathered reporters whether they had heard Prime Minister Narendra Modi mention China in his statements over the past couple of months. Gandhi said that forces of the neighbouring nation had occupied 1,200 sq km of Indian territory. Watch the full video for more.
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Indian Coast Guard warns fishermen and merchant vessels in West Central Bay of Bengal on Thursday. ICG asked vessels and fishermen to return to harbor as soon as possible as a low-pressure area is developing over Bay of Bengal. IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in West Bengal over the coming few days. Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in the state. Watch the full video for more details.
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India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange alert in Hyderabad, as the city continue to witness heavy rainfall. "Yesterday night, Hyderabad city had received heavy rainfall from thunderstorm, we are monitoring Hyderabad in high priority. Monsoon is very active here, we have new system forming over east central Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours, it will move west or north-west. Costal Andhra Pradesh, South Odisha and Telangana are under over monitoring 24*7, we have given orange alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall," said Senior Scientist, Rajendra Kumar Jenamani. Several people have lost lives in Hyderabad as heavy downpour triggered flood-like situation in Hyderabad.
Delhi's air quality to remain 'poor' for coming three days, said senior scientist of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Rajendra Kumar Jenamani."Air quality of Delhi today is better than Thursday. On October 15 pollution level had dipped to 'very poor'. Due to winds, it has been improved to 'poor' category," said IMD scientist.
Many people who have lost their jobs during coronavirus lockdown have got into roadside pet fish business in Kerala's Kozhikode. Joblessness is one of the major concerns amid COVID-19. They now hope to make their ends meet. Vaishnav, who was involved in laying cables for a telecom company, lost his job amid pandemic. Speaking to ANI, Vaishnav said, "Earlier, I was involved in laying cables for a telecom company. After coronavirus, they didn't have much work for me. I was staying home jobless. Then, I started selling pet fish on roadsides. Now, I can earn something."
Youth Congress workers staged protest in Kerala's Kozhikode demanding the resignation of State Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel. Police used tear gas to disperse Youth Congress protestors. Several protests have been held against the minister over his alleged involvement in gold smuggling case.
Workers of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) on September 08 held a protest march over killing of one of their workers hacked to death in Kannur district. They raised voice against law and order situation of the state. The deceased was a native of Kannavam in Kannur.
A young boy in Kerala's Mallapuram, Muhammad Shibin designed a unique motor cart. Shibin used a 100 cc motorbike engine to develop the four-wheeler. 18-year-old boy developed the cart in his backyard in over 20 days. It cost him Rs 7500.
Heavy downpour continued in Kerala. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued 'Red alert' and extremely heavy rainfall warning for Wayanad and Kozhikode districts on August 06. Intense rainfall..