Breaking News Updates September 23: India reported 5,383 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The active caseload currently stands at 45,281, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Meanwhile, an earthquake of 4.7-magnitude hit Indonesia’s North Sumatra province on Friday, in the early hours of the day, according to the National Center for Seismology. However, no casualties have been reported so far. “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.7, Occurred on 23-09-2022, 01:06:38 IST, Lat: 5.05 & Long: 96.15, Depth: 10 Km, Region: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia,” the National Center for Seismology said. Stay tuned to India.com for live updates on major news from India and around the world.Also Read - Richa Chadha-Ali Fazal Share Gratitude Voice Note For Fans Ahead of Their Delhi Wedding: 'We Offer You Nothing But Love...'

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    J&K | Four bodies were recovered by Ramnagar police from Chattrari Nallah in Ramnagar of District Udhampur. 4 people including children were drowned when they had gone to fetch water for their cattle: SDPO Ramnagar DSP Dr Bhishm Dubey

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    Haryana: A Khap mahapanchayat to be held tomorrow in Hisar, over Sonali Phogat death case. A mahapanchayat was held earlier this month.

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    Enforcement Directorate issues notices to some Congress leaders from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh in connection with its ongoing money laundering investigation into operations of Congress party-owned National Herald newspaper: Officials

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    Noida police arrests second accused contractor in connection with wall collapse in city on September 20 that led to death of four construction workers: Officials

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    Publisher says acclaimed ‘Wolf Hall’ author Hilary Mantel has died at age 70, reports news agency AP.

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    Dr Rajiv Bahl appointed as the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-cum-Secretary, Department of Health Research.

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    Officials of Madhya Pradesh forest dept dismiss as “fake” media report on felling of trees to make arrangements for PM Modi’s visit with around 300 guests for release of 8 cheetahs from Namibia in Kuno National Park last week.

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    CBI apprehended a chief general manager (CGM) of NHAI regional office, Patna, for accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh along with 2 employees of a private company (including bribe giver). Searches conducted at eight different places; Rs 60 lakh recovered from premises of CGM: CBI