LIVE News Updates: Delhi reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 14,37,217 total cases

Delhi reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 2 recoveries and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours. 14,37,217 total cases

LIVE News Updates: Delhi reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 14,37,217 total cases
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19 Aug 2021, 7:46 PM

Delhi reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 14,37,217 total cases

Delhi reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 2 recoveries and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Total cases 14,37,217

Total recoveries 14,11,690

Death toll 25,079

Active cases 448

Positivity Rate 0.04 %

19 Aug 2021, 7:17 PM

Apni Party activist shot dead in J&K's Kulgam

An activist of Apni Party was shot dead by militants on Thursday in J&K's Kulgam district, police said.

Police sources said Ghulam Hassan Lone, an activist of Apni Party, was shot dead in Devsar area of Kulgam.

"Militants fired at him from close range. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he succumbed.

"A manhunt has been started to trace the assailants," a source said.

19 Aug 2021, 6:17 PM

Over 30 passengers hurt as bus rams into tractor in Mathura

Over 30 passengers were injured on Thursday when a Noida-bound double-decker bus rammed into a brick-laden tractor on the Yamuna Expressway here, police said.

While the injured were given first aid, 12 of them were sent to the district hospital for treatment as their condition was serious, Naujheel Community Health Centre Medical Officer Dr Kaushik Bhattacharya said.

The impact of the accident was such that some portion of the bus thrust into the tractor.

The injured were taken out of the bus and sent for treatment without wasting time, police said.

For some time, the movement of traffic on one side of the road remained suspended.

The movement of vehicles was restored after bricks spread on the road were removed, police said.
(Source: PTI)


19 Aug 2021, 6:00 PM

Landslide blocks NH-10, cuts off Sikkim from Bengal

A landslide has blocked National Highway 10, snapping the arterial road link between Sikkim and West Bengal on Thursday, an official of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) said.

(Source: PTI)

19 Aug 2021, 5:05 PM

IMD issues yellow alert and warns of heavy rainfall in 21 districts of Madhya Pradesh

India Meteorological Department issues yellow alert and warns of heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and lightning strikes in 21 districts of Madhya Pradesh


19 Aug 2021, 3:57 PM

Kiren Rijiju calls for maintaining status quo by NE states on interstate boundary issue

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju calls for maintaining status quo by northeastern states on interstate boundary issue and asks them to handle matter at local levels.

(Source: ANI)

19 Aug 2021, 2:44 PM

MHA recommends investigation by CBI into purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses by Delhi Govt

Ministry of Home Affairs recommends a preliminary investigation by CBI into the purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses by Delhi Govt.

(Source: ANI)


19 Aug 2021, 1:57 PM

46% women leaders got elected in Panchayat elections and 56% women in Block President elections, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

46% women leaders got elected in Panchayat elections and 56% women in Block President elections. Some people (opposition) are shamelessly supporting the Taliban. And then they talk about women welfare, these people should be exposed: CM Yogi Adityanath in State Assembly

19 Aug 2021, 1:41 PM

Army officer killed in gunfight with terrorists in J&K's Rajouri

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Army was killed on Thursday in a gunfight with the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

(Source: IANS)


19 Aug 2021, 1:33 PM

Two killed in large wildfire in France

A massive wildfire raging in France's southern tourist region of Var has claimed the lives of two people and forced around 10,000 people to evacuate, local authorities have confirmed.
(Source: IANS)

19 Aug 2021, 1:22 PM

1 terrorist neutralized by security forces in Thanamandi encounter in J&K, says plays

Jammu and Kashmir: One terrorist neutralized by security forces in Thanamandi encounter, say police.

(Source: ANI)


19 Aug 2021, 1:07 PM

Yogi govt goffers free bus rides to women on 'Raksha Bandhan'

19 Aug 2021, 1:07 PM

Hyderabad woman alleges rape by autorickshaw driver

Even as Hyderabad police continued its efforts to crack the alleged gangrape of two women at government-run Osmania Hospital, a girl has claimed that she was raped by an autorickshaw driver while she was returning home from workplace on the night of August 17.
(Source: IANS)


19 Aug 2021, 1:03 PM

Afghanistan is too big for Pakistan to swallow and too big for Talibs to govern, says acting president Amrullah Saleh

Nations must respect the rule of law, not violence. Afghanistan is too big for Pakistan to swallow and too big for Talibs to govern. Don't let your histories have a chapter on humiliation and bowing to terror groups: Amrullah Saleh, acting president of Afghanistan

19 Aug 2021, 12:35 PM

2 arrested for alleged rape of a 35 yearold woman in Delhi

A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two men inside a car in northeast Delhi's Shastri Park area, police said on Thursday.

(Source: PTI)


19 Aug 2021, 12:02 PM

Earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred in Afghanistan

Earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred in Afghanistan at 1122 hours today: National Center for Seismology (NCS)

19 Aug 2021, 11:36 AM

Calcutta HC orders a court-monitored CBI probe into the incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal

Calcutta High Court orders a court-monitored CBI probe into the incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal

Calcutta High Court also orders to set up SIT for investigation; senior officers from West Bengal cadre to be a part of the team

(Source: ANI)


19 Aug 2021, 11:08 AM

Encounter breaks out in Thanamandi area of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Thanamandi area of Rajouri district. Two terrorists were shot down by police in the same area on August 6

(Source: ANI)

19 Aug 2021, 10:46 AM

Light intensity quake hits J&K, no casualty reported

A light intensity earthquake struck Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, though no casualty or damage to property was reported from anywhere

(Source: IANS)


19 Aug 2021, 10:41 AM

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar locality to thwart Muharram processions

Authorities on Thursday imposed restrictions in Abi Guzar area of the city to prevent members of the Shia community from taking out any procession to mark Ashoora, the last day of the 10-day Muhurram mourning period, officials said.

(Source: PTI)

19 Aug 2021, 10:01 AM

Maha: Thane logs 207 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

With the addition of 207 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 5,48,779, an official said on Thursday.

(Source: PTI)


19 Aug 2021, 9:34 AM

India reports 36,401 new COVID-19 cases

India reports 36,401 new COVID-19 cases and 39,157 recoveries in the last 24 hrs, as per Health Ministry.

India reports 530 deaths, taking the total death toll due to COVID-19 to 4,33,049: Union Health Ministry

(Source: ANI)

19 Aug 2021, 9:16 AM

Delta variant can infect both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals: ICMR study

An ICMR study conducted in Chennai has found that the Delta variant has the potential to infect both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, but it reduces mortality among the former group

(Source: ANI)


19 Aug 2021, 8:57 AM

No democratic system at all, says Taliban; Council May Rule Afghanistan

Afghanistan may be governed by a ruling council now that the Taliban has taken over, while the Islamist terrorist movement's supreme leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, would likely remain in overall charge, Waheedullah Hashimi, who has access to the group's decision-making told Reuters.

Many issues regarding how the Taliban would run Afghanistan have yet to be finalised, Hashimi explained, but Afghanistan would not be a democracy

(Source: NDTV)

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