Hello and welcome to Sunday's live blog. From politics to sports to entertainment, the Internet is buzzing with the breaking news and headlines from across the globe. While people across India get into celebratory mood with the festivity of nine-day-long Navratri, starting from today, securiy forces are on high alert in Jammu and Kashmir following series of encounter across the state on Saturday. Here in this segment, News Nation brings you live news from all corners of the world. The latest stories will appear in our live blog below - so keep scrolling down.
Here are the LIVE Updates:
04:00 pm: Pakistan violates ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar and Balakote sectors of Mendhar sub-division in Poonch district.
03:30 pm: Congress declares candidates for Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly bypolls in Bihar, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
02:45 pm: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releases list of 36 candidates for by-elections to the Legislative Assembly Constituencies of different states.
02:15 pm: In next 4-5 days Tehsil and Zila Panchayat elections will be held. Three-tier Panchayat system will be fully functional in the state, assures Home Minister Amit Shah.
02:00 pm: Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry amended export policy of onion from free to prohibited till further orders. Know More
01:55 pm: Even today there are many rumours doing rounds about Article 370 and Kashmir. It is important to clarify them. We know since 1947 Kashmir has been a matter of discussion and controversy but distorted history was presented before people, says Amit Shah.
01:45 pm: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team leaves BJP leader Mukul Roy's residence in Kolkata after questioning him in Narada sting case.
01:30 pm: Four people died after a tree fell on an auto in Patna's Khagaul, following heavy rainfall in Bihar. Read More
01:00 pm: WATCH: Amit Shah addresses on National Security at Samkalp Former Civil Servants Forum in New Delhi.
12:00 pm: Possibility of terror incidents along India's coastline remains, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on the third anniversary of Uri Surgical Strike.
11:45 am: Three people died after a wall collapsed in Bihar's Bhagalpur following heavy rain in the region, many feared trapped. Rescue teams at the spot.
11:00 am: The BJP, which drew a blank in the Sikkim Assembly elections earlier this year, has tied up with the ruling SKM in the state for the October 21 bypolls to three Assembly seats.
10:30 am: BJP Central Election Committee to meet later today ahead of Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections. PM Modi, Amit Shah and JP Nadda to be present.
10:15 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Saturday returned to India from his US visit, will address the nation through his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat" shortly.
10:00 am: Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathers Conservative party for Brexit fight.
09:30 am: The Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) announces candidates for October 21 Sikkim bypolls.
09:00 am: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh practices yoga with security personnel onboard INS Vikramaditya.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh practices yoga with security personnel onboard INS Vikramaditya. pic.twitter.com/fW5E9NcdaH— ANI (@ANI) September 29, 2019
08:30 am: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh onboard INS Vikramaditya: We know it very well that Pakistan uses terrorism as a tool to destabilise India. We cannot forget 26/11 and if there was a lapse then it can't be repeated. Our Navy and Coast Guard are always on alert.
08:00 am: At least 36 people killed in a road crash in east China - Read Full Story Here
07:30 am: Devotees offer prayers at various parts across the country on the first day of Navratri.
07:00 am: Tripura High Court on Friday ordered a ban on animal sacrifice in temples in the state, in response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Subhash Bhattacharjee, a retired judge.