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PM Modi likely to discuss coronavirus si

PM Modi likely to discuss coronavirus si

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to chair a meeting of the chief ministers of seven states next week to review the coronavirus situation. The meeting is likely to be held on September 23.

Chief ministers of Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh among others are expected to attend the meeting, they said.

Kishore Shetty of 'ABCD' fame arrested i

Kishore Shetty of 'ABCD' fame arrested i

Police on Saturday said they have arrested two persons, including actor-choreographer-dancer Kishore Aman Shetty, who were allegedly trying to sell banned drug MDMA, also known as Ecstasy.

According to police, they arrested the two this morning for possessing the drug and selling it.

Centre plans to let firms with 300 worke

Centre plans to let firms with 300 worke

Companies having not less than 300 workers will soon be allowed to hire and fire workers without seeking prior government permission, with the labour ministry proposing changes to rules in a bill introduced in Lok Sabha on Saturday.

The proposal, which was the bone of contention between the ministry and trade unions, is part of the Industrial Relation Code Bill 2020.

Akali Dal attacks BJP on farm bills

Akali Dal attacks BJP on farm bills

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday said it is "unfortunate" that even after the party conveyed its concerns to the BJP leadership on the three agricultural reform bills, the issue wasn't addressed, and appealed to all political parties to join its "struggle" against the legislations. The SAD said it will "not sit quietly" and take this fight to its "logical conclusion".