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PM Modi wishes quick recovery to US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump

Wishing my friend @POTUS @realDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS a quick recovery and good health. https://t.co/f3AOOHLpaQ

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1601617589000Dollar, yen jump after Trump tests positive for COVID-19

The dollar jumped and the safe-haven yen hit its highest level of the week on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he tested positive for COVID-19 and entered quarantine.

Mexico’s confirmed coronavirus cases up to 748,315Uttar Pradesh & Andhra Pradesh get additional borrowing permission

Two more States, Uttar Pradesh & Andhra Pradesh, get additional borrowing permission of Rs. 7,106 cr for successfully undertaking reforms in Public Distribution System and Ease of Doing Business.

US futures tumble after Trump tests positive for Covid-19US stock futures tumbled Friday after Donald Trump said he and his wife had tested positive for the coronavirus.The Dow slumped 1.7 percent and the broader S&P 500 shed 1.6 percent, while the safe haven yen rose against the dollar.White House removes Florida campaign trip from Trump scheduleWhite House doctor: Trump to continue carrying out duties ‘without disruption’ after contracting coronavirus

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Six months after shutting its borders, Australia to allow New Zealanders to enterPanchkula: Haryana Chief Minister launches ‘Swachhata Pakhwara’ on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi JayantiUS President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump test positive for COVID19

Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.… https://t.co/CIIB2LDQtr

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 1601614446000US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump test positive for COVID19Andhra govt announces MSP for various agricultural products

PS Pradyumna, Special Commissioner of Agricultural Marketing, said, “The State government has announced very aggressive procurement policy. In 2019, it procured commodities worth Rs 3,300 crores through MSP operations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year, we have arranged procurement centres in each village. Andhra Pradesh is probably the first State where a farmer will not need to go out of the village to sell his produce.”

Kerala govt imposes Section 144 to curb coronavirus spreadBihar Polls: ‘Mahagathbandhan’ finalises seat sharing, announcement likely tomorrow

Bihar Assembly poll nomination has already begun but the two major political alliances — the NDA and Mahagathbandhan — till now, have not announced any official candidate. However, sources told ANI that the seat-sharing for ‘Mahagathbandhan’ has been finalised and is likely to be announced in Bihar tomorrow.

Pentagon okays $90 mn sale of spares, support for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to India

In its notification to the Congress, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said the proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the US by helping to strengthen the US-India strategic relationship and improve the security of a major defence partner, which continues to be an important force for political stability, peace, and economic progress in the Indo-Pacific and South Asia region.

Trump says he condemns all white supremacists including ‘Proud Boys’

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he condemned all white supremacists including the “Proud Boys,” an organization identified as a hate group, further walking back comments he made this week that were viewed as emboldening the group.

India’s COVID19 tally reaches 63,94,069 with a spike of 81,484 new cases & 1,095 deaths reported in last 24 hoursThe total cases include 9,42,217 active cases53,52,078 cured/discharged/migrated 99,773 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family WelfareTotal Covid-19 tests

A total of 7,67,17,728 samples tested for COVID-19, up to 1st October. Of these, 10,97,947 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

BJP national president JP Nadda calls a meeting of the newly appointed national office bearers of the party, on 6th October at the party Headquarters in Delhi.Bhutan Foreign Minister Tandi Dorji paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

“151 years ago, the great freedom fighter walked on this planet and touched limitless souls through the noble lessons of non-violence. On this auspicious day, I wish everyone a Happy Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi,” tweeted Tandi Dorji.

NASA scrubs S.S. Kalpana Chawla Cygnus launch to ISSThe launch of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket bound for the International Space Station (ISS) was scrubbed by about 9:40 p.m. due to an unknown problem with a component of ground support equipment.The commercial cargo spacecraft, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus, was set to blast off on Thursday night carrying the name of deceased NASA astronaut Kalpana “K.C.” Chawla, the first Indian-born woman to enter space, for her key contributions to human spaceflight.Karnataka Congress chief, former CM protest against manhandling of Rahul Gandhi by UP police

Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar and former State Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday took part in a protest condemning the incident wherein party leader Rahul Gandhi was roughed and arrested by Uttar Pradesh police while he was on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh to meet the family of gangrape victim along with party’s general secretary Priyanka Gandhi and other Congress leaders.

President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj GhatPM Modi pays tribute to former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary today

Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji was humble and firm. He epitomised simplicity and lived for the welfare of our nation. We… https://t.co/DrH9eg7o9K

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1601603041000PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151 birth anniversary

We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts. May Bapu’s id… https://t.co/OdNUz5KGhZ

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1601602954000US House pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151 birth anniversary5.74 crore e-way bills generated in Sept: Finance Secy

Finance Secretary Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey on Thursday said more than 5.74 crore e-way bills have been generated in September and these are affirmative signs of economic growth as the business activities are unlocking gradually and despite the adverse impact of COVID-19.

Woman raped in Ajmer, case registered

A woman was allegedly raped by a man in Ajmer on Wednesday, police said. Station House Officer (SHO) Satyender Negi said that a case has been registered and the investigation is underway.

Sukhbir, Harsimrat detained in Chandigarh during Kisan MarchShiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal, former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur and several party workers were detained by police during Kisan March near Mullapur barrier here on Thursday. However, they were released later.SAD leaders were prevented from entering the city to hand over a memorandum for the President to ask for revocation of the three “black” laws on agriculture to the State Governor.PM Modi to inaugurate VAIBHAV summit todayPrime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit on Friday at 6:30 pm.The VAIBHAV summit is a global virtual summit of overseas and resident Indian Researchers and Academicians and is being organized from October 2 to October 31, according to a Press Information Bureau release.Most US viewers say Trump lost debate; blame him for disarray: Poll

Half of the US presidential debate’s audience believe that Democratic nominee Joe Biden outperformed President Donald Trump with a majority of viewers blaming the incumbent for the chaotic show, a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll showed on Thursday.

PM Modi to inaugurate global summit on artificial intelligence on Oct 5

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a global virtual summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), RAISE 2020 – ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020’ on October 5, according to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

ISRO Chairman, CNES President deliberate cooperation on human space flight

“Chairman ISRO had a discussion with President CNES and they deliberated upon various topics like joint maritime domain awareness, Trishna, ARGOS in Oceansat-3, cooperation in human space flight area and ground station establishment at French Guiana,” India Embassy in France wrote on Twitter.

Indian Embassy in Madagascar to go solar on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Madagascar Prime Minister Christian Ntsay along with Ambassador Abhay Kumar will inaugurate the solar power plant here at the Indian Embassy on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi today.

Section 144 imposed, no gathering permissible around India Gate: Delhi PoliceNo gathering is permissible around India Gate due to imposition of Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) which prohibits assembly of five or more people at a time, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) New Delhi.On September 28, around 15-20 people belonging to the Punjab Youth Congress had gathered at India Gate and set a tractor on fire, while protesting against the new farm laws.Six people have been arrested by the Delhi Police in connection with the incident.

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