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Colin Powell, a former US secretary of state and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman died of complications from COVID-19 today at the age of 84: Reuters

Colin Powell
Colin Powell

Colin Powell, a former US secretary of state passes away at 84

Colin Powell, a former US secretary of state and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman died of complications from COVID-19 today at the age of 84: Reuters

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

WHO is expecting one additional piece of information from Bharat Biotech for Covaxin

Bharat Biotech the manufacturer of Covaxin has been submitting data to WHO on a rolling basis and WHO experts have reviewed these data. WHO is expecting one additional piece of information from the company today: World Health Organization (WHO)

(SourcE: ANI)

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

CBI court awards life imprisonment to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in Ranjit Singh murder case

Ranjit Singh murder case: Special CBI court in Panchkula awards life imprisonment to all the accused, including Dera Sacha Sauda's Gurmeet Ram Rahim and four others. A fine of Rs 31 Lakhs levied on Ram Rahim and Rs 50,000 on the remaining accused.

(Source: ANI)

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

Schools to reopen soon for classes 1 to 5 in Karnataka, says CM

Schools to reopen for students of classes 1 to 5 in Karnataka, announcement soon: CM Bommai

(Source: PTI)

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

Sensex rallies 459 points to end at all-time high of 61,765, Nifty surges 138 points

Sensex rallies 459.64 points to end at fresh all-time high of 61,765.59; Nifty surges 138.50 points to record 18,477.05.

(Source: PTI)

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

Around 50 trains, 130 locations affected due to farmers agitation in Punjab and Haryana

Rail Roko: Around 50 trains, 130 locations affected due to farmers agitation in Punjab and Haryana: CPRO, Northern Railway.

(SOurcE: ANI)

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

Delhi reports first death due to dengue, 723 total cases

First death due to dengue reported in Delhi this year; 723 total cases: Civic body.

(Source PTI)

Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST

J&K signs MoU with Dubai for real estate development

LG Manoj Sinha has stated that Jammu and Kashmir administration has signed an MoU with the Govt of Dubai for real estate development, industrial parks, IT towers, multipurpose towers, logistics, medical college, super speciality hospital and more, reported ANI.

Orange alert issued for Idukki dam reservoir in Kerala

The Dam Safety Authority in Kerala has issued an Orange alert for Idukki dam reservoir, a Blue alert for Idamalayar reservoir, Ernakulam district, and a Red alert for Kakki reservoir, Pathanamthitta district, reported ANI.

Single day rise of 13,596 COVID-19 infections

According to government sources, India saw a single day rise of 13,596 COVID-19 infections, and 166 fatalities that pushed India's tally of cases to 3,40,81,315 and the death toll to 4,52,290, reported PTI.

'Rail roko' protest: Rapid Action Force deployed in Sonipat

The Rapid Action Force has been deployed at the Sonipat Railway Station, Haryana, in the wake of 'Rail roko' call by Samyukta Kisan Morcha in protest against Lakhimpur Kheri incident, reported ANI.

Sensex hits all-time new high of 61,817.32

Sensex rallied 511.37 points to hit a new all-time high of 61,817.32 in the opening session, while Nifty jumped 130.20 points to record 18,468.75, reported PTI.

Lucknow police to take action against those participating in 'Rail Roko Andolan'

The Lucknow Police has stated that they'll take action against those who will participate in the 'Rail Roko Andolan' called by farmers organization, reported ANI. 144 CrPC has also been imposed in the district and NSA will be imposed if anyone tries to disrupt normalcy.

IMD issues 'Red Alert' in Chamoli district

ANI reported that the IMD has issued a 'Red Alert' after rains lashed Chamoli district in Uttarakhand. The Badrinath Yatra has been halted as a precautionary measure.

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Published: 18 Oct 2021, 8:26 AM IST