792 new COVID cases and 9 deaths have been reported in Haryana today, taking the total number of cases to 41,635. The death toll stands at 483: State Health Department, reports ANI.
Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar records 77 new COVID-19 cases; district's tally now 5,945: Official data
Former Indian footballer Laishram Manitombi Singh passed away on Sunday. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoled the death of Manitombi.
He was a member of the Indian squad that triumphed the LG Cup at the Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam in 2002. The former international player was 39 when he passed away.
The right full-back came off the bench against hosts Vietnam on August 6, 2002 to make his international debut. Besides representing India in that tournament, he played in two friendlies against Jamaica at Watford and Wolverhampton.
Youth power is India's strength.
Today, unlike the BJP government's job-destroying policies, there is a need to create more employment opportunities for the youth of India.
#RozgarDo is the demand of young India. Employment is a need of young India, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.
12 deaths & 1,982 COVID-19 cases reported in Telangana on 8th August. The number of cases rises to 79,495 in the state including 55,999 recovered and 627 deaths: State Health Department, reports ANI
Six people in Jharkhand's Deoghar district died after inhaling toxic gas inside septic tank: Police.
A record number of over 7 lakh samples of COVID-19 were tested in the last 24 hours taking the total tests conducted to 2,41,06,535, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.
A total of 7,19,364 tests were conducted increasing its frequency by more than a lakh from the previous day when 5,98,778 tests were conducted.
The ministry said that such high level of testing would also lead to a high number of daily positive cases. However, states have been advised to firmly focus on comprehensive tracking, prompt isolation and effective treatment.
It also added that such an approach has started showing results and recoveries are also increasing exponentially.
As many as 1,734 new coronavirus cases were reported along with 13 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking its case tally to 45,927 and death toll due to the disease to 272, the Health Department said on Sunday.
Six new deaths were reported in Ganjam district, two in Koraput district and one each in Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Khordha, Bargarh, and Nayagarh district.
Give employment, Modi government!
I Urge the youth of the country to raise your voice and connect with Indian Youth Congress #RozgarDo campaign.
It is a question of our country’s future, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for COVID-19, announces BJP MP Manoj Tiwari in a tweet.
The Centre on Sunday assured the Andhra Pradesh government of all possible support in the wake of a fire at a COVID-19 treatment facility in Vijayawada that killed seven people.
"Deeply anguished by the news of the tragic fire accident at a COVID-19 facility in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. The Centre assures all possible support to the state government. My condolences are with the affected families in this time of grief. Praying for the speedy recovery of those injured," Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted.
1,734 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Odisha, taking the total number of cases to 45,927 including 15,365 active cases and 30,241 recovered cases: State Health Department, reports ANI.
Death toll rises to 10 in the fire that broke out at a COVID-19 facility in Vijayawada today: Vikrant Patil, DCP Vijayawada-II, reports ANI
Rajasthan detects 596 fresh COVID-19 positive cases and 6 deaths, taking the total positive cases and deaths to 51,924 and 784 respectively. Active cases in the state stand at 13,847: State Health Department, reports ANI.
Embargo on imports is planned to be progressively implemented between 2020 to 2024. Our aim is to apprise the Indian defence industry about the anticipated requirements of the Armed Forces so that they are better prepared to realise the goal of indigenisation: Defence Minister, reports ANI.
The list of 101 embargoed items comprises of not just simple parts but also some high tech weapon systems like artillery guns, assault rifles, corvettes, sonar systems, transport aircraft, LCHs, radars and many other items to fulfil needs of our Defence Services: Defence Minister, reports, reports ANI
Ministry of Defence (MoD) is now ready for a big push to Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. MoD will introduce import embargo on 101 items beyond given timeline to boost indigenisation of defence production: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, reports ANI
In the lifestyle of tribal communities, there is faith, love and respect for nature, so that the whole world learns to conserve and live together.
We all have to cherish and preserve this cultural heritage together.
Wishing you a #WorldAdiwasiDivas, tweeted Rahul Gandhi.
Anguished by the fire at a COVID Centre in Vijayawada. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. I pray that the injured recover as soon as possible. Discussed the prevailing situation with AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy ji & assured all possible support: PM Modi.
Forty-four Constables who attended a passing- out parade on July 30 at the Reserve Police Lines in Pratapgarh district have now tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Sunday.
The parade was held after the newly recruited Constables completed their training at the Recruitment Training Centre at Reserve Police Lines.
The samples of 199 constables who participated in the parade were later got tested at a special COVID-19 camp organised at the Reserve Police on Thursday.
Single-day spike of 64,399 cases and 861 deaths reported in India, in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 tally rises to 21,53,011 including 6,28,747 active cases, 14,80,885 cured/discharged/migrated & 43,379 deaths: Ministry of Health, reports ANI.
Gujarat recorded 1,101 fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday, sending its tally up to 69,986, while 23 more deaths took its toll to 2,629.
The state has recorded 8,553 cases so far this month, averaging a daily count of over 1,000 infections.
Surat, the state's new hotspot, led with 226 cases, Ahmedabad followed with 158 and Vadodara was on the third place with 113.
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock & grief over the fire mishap and enquired about the cause of the accident. He directed the concerned officials to take up the rescue measures and admit the injured in nearby hospitals: Andhra Pradesh CM's Office, reports ANI
Seven people have lost their lives and 30 have been rescued: Vijaywada Police
Israel's Ministry of Health has reported 1,333 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number to 82,324.
According to the ministry, the death toll reached 593 with 12 new fatalities, while the number of patients in serious condition rose from 369 to 388, out of 807 patients currently hospitalised, Xinhua reported.
The number of recoveries reached 57,071, with 1,758 new ones, while the number of active cases dropped to 24,658.
Earlier in the day, many Israeli shop owners reopened their businesses, after a decision by the Israeli cabinet on Thursday to lift the weekend restriction.
The Chilean Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that 53 more deaths from COVID-19 were registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 10,011.
According to the ministry's daily report, 2,201 new cases were reported in the same period, taking the total caseload to 371,023, Xinhua reported.
Of the new cases, 1,511 presented symptoms and 604 were asymptomatic.
Brazil has registered over 100,000 deaths and more than 3 million cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the government has reported.
The Ministry of Health on Saturday stated that in the last 24 hours, 905 more deaths and 49,970 new cases were reported, bringing the national death toll to 100,477 and total caseload to 3,012,412, Xinhua reported.
The Gurugram health department has busted a sex-determination racket operating from Bahadurgarh in Jhajjar, police officials said on Saturday.
One person was arrested in connection with the case.
Virender Yadav, the civil surgeon of Gurugram said: "We have learnt from our sources that one person named Rajesh Kumar was involved in sex-determination activities through a lady doctor of Jhajjar.
"Subsequently, we took the help of a pregnant woman. As per the plan, she approached Rajesh and set the deal of sex-determination at Rs 25,000," Yadav said.
cylinder blast was reported in a house in JJ Camp in Tigri in south Delhi on Saturday evening. At least six people, including a woman, were injured in the blast. Their condition is said to be out of danger.
"We received a call at around 7 pm and immediately eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was brought under control," said Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service.
"A cooking gas cylinder explosion was allegedly reported in a jhuggi at JJ Camp Tigri. One lady and 5-6 other persons were injured," said DCP South, Atul Thakur.
All the injured persons have been shifted to a hospital.
"The residents of the house rushed out to save themselves as soon as the cylinder caught fire. Later, it exploded, causing injuries to the residents. The house is fully damaged," said a resident of the area.
Fire breaks out at a hotel in Vijayawada, fire tenders rushed to the spot. The hotel was being used as a COVID facility by a hospital. More details awaited, reports ANI