Breaking News Updates September 7, 2021: The Taliban on Tuesday fired shots into the air to disperse crowds who had gathered for an anti-Pakistan rally in the capital, the latest protest since the hardline movement swept to power last month. The Taliban have yet to announce a government, but Afghans — fearful of a repeat of the group’s previous brutal reign between 1996 and 2001 — have staged small, isolated demonstrations in cities including the capital Kabul, Herat and Mazar-i-Sharif. On Tuesday at least 70 people, mostly women, rallied outside the Pakistani embassy, holding banners and chanting against what they said was meddling by Islamabad, who have long been accused of having close ties to the Taliban movement.Also Read - Vaccine Maitri: India Set To Resume Export of Surplus Covid-19 Vaccines From Next Month

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  • 11:40 PM IST

    Goa CM Pramod Sawant says he has asked the administration to withdraw the SoP stopping priests from going to individual households for Ganesh Chaturthi puja. “Chaturthi must be celebrated with full fervour while taking all the necessary precautions, given the pandemic,” he says.

  • 10:44 PM IST

    Afghanistan | Taliban supreme leader tells new government to uphold sharia law, reports AFP.

  • 10:38 PM IST

    Two people dead, eight wounded after protest in Afghanistan’s Herat, reports AFP.

  • 9:31 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin announces an additional aid of Rs 5000 to 3,000 families involved in pottery and idol making in view of the ban on Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at public places. State Govt gives Rs 5,000 per month to these families during monsoon.

  • 9:08 PM IST

    Maharashtra’s Covid tally rises to 64,93,698 with 3,898 fresh cases, 86 more fatalities push death toll to 1,37,897; recoveries surge to 63,04,336: Official

  • 8:35 PM IST

    Three people killed, one missing after a vehicle fell into a 300-meter deep gorge in Yalla, Tapri in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh today: State Emergency Operation Centre

  • 8:11 PM IST

  • 7:33 PM IST

    Karnataka reports 851 fresh COVID cases, 790 recoveries, and 15 deaths today.

    Active cases: 17,432
    Total recoveries: 29,02,089
    Death toll: 37,441

  • 7:15 PM IST

    Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Lucknow on September 10 and 11, to conduct organizational review, hold meetings with party’s State Election Committee and the Advisory Committee to discuss election strategy

  • 6:50 PM IST

    India has administered more than 1.13 crore COVID19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, says the government.