Breaking News, Latest Updates Sep 24 LIVE

Breaking News, Latest Updates Sep 24 LIVE

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with fitness experts and influencers from across India today to mark the one-year anniversary of Fit India Movement. According to the government, he will talk about his idea of a healthy lifestyle and discuss with the influencers the virtues of a healthy routine via this dialogue. “In times of Covid-19 pandemic, fitness has become an even more important aspect of life. The dialogue will see a timely and fruitful conversation on nutrition, wellness and various other aspects on fitness,” the government has said.

Here are the LIVE updates from September 24:

12:26 pm: Bhiwandi Building Collapse | Death toll rises to 41

11:49 am: In order to maintain social distancing & avoid crowding, Central Railway is operating 68 additional services. So, total 423 special suburban services are operational from today: Central Railway

11:10 am: Fire at Hazira Plant has been completely extinguished. Efforts are being made to resume normal operations at the earliest: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). Three consecutive blasts took place at around 3 am today, at ONGC Hazira Plant which had led to the fire

10:41 am: 

10:09 am: Coronavirus India News: 86,508 new infections in a day take India’s COVID-19 tally past 57 lakh; death toll tops 91,000-mark

10:03 am: 

9:37 am: Punjab CM is just making political comments. I want to ask him, why did his election manifesto say they’ll do away with APMC Act and promote inter-state trade? Congress said it in both their national and state manifestos, says Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

If Congress leaders say they are now going back on their manifesto promises, I can listen to their arguments. They are only misleading farmers with baseless points, he adds

9:35 am: APMCs are run by state governments, our Bill cannot shut it down and we don’t even intend to do so. Our law says that trade area outside APMC mandis will be free from tax. Farmers will have the freedom to choose where they want to sell, says Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

9:33 am: Farm Bills will free farmers from shackles of APMC (Agricultural produce market committee) and will give them price guarantee at time of sowing. I’d like to tell famers – let these be implemented, it’ll definitely bring a change in your lives, says Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

9:26 am: My statement over wearing a mask appears to be a violation of law. It wasn’t in line with sentiment of the PM. I accept my mistake and express regret. I’ll wear mask. I also appeal to everyone to wear mask and observe social distancing, says Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra

8:52 am: 6,74,36,031 samples tested up to 23rd September for COVID-19. Of these, 11,56,569 samples were tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical Research

8:45 am: Praying for the two police officers that were shot tonight in Louisville, Kentucky. Spoke to Governor Andy Beshear and we are prepared to work together, immediately upon request!, says US President Donald Trump

8:21 am: North Korea shot and cremated a missing South Korean man, South Korea’s military says. Military confirms news reports that a South Korean fisheries official was shot dead by North Korean troops after attempting to defect across the maritime border, reports Reuters

8:15 am: India yesterday carried out successful testfiring of the Prithvi short-range ballistic missile, developed by DRDO, from the Interim Test Range, Balasore off the coast of Odisha. The missile achieved its all mission objective as decided by Strategic Forces Command, reports ANI

7:47 am: New recoveries in India have exceeded the new cases for five consecutive days, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

7:37 am: Special suburban trains for essential staff are running without disruptions today, says Central Railways

7:26 am: PM Modi to interact with fitness influencers today as a part of Fit India Dialogue 2020

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma

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