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Wrap up: All you need to know about the news that matter1498 new COVID19 positive cases and 56 deaths reported in Mumbai todayAmended petition filed by Sachin Pilot, 18 other MLAs likely to be heard by HC at 1 pm FridayIn the last late 24 hours, 64 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in ManipurConsular Officers were not given unimpeded, unhindered & unconditional access to Kulbhushan JadhavWest Bengal reported 1,690 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths in the last 24 hours735 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh todayGoa reported 157 new COVID-19 cases today, taking total number of cases to 3,108737 new COVID-19 positive cases and 8 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan todayFive inmates escape from temporary prison at Pune’s YerawadaA Chinese national has been arrested & is in police remand till 18 July for violation of Foreigners’ Act. 207 new COVID19 positive cases and 4 deaths reported in Jharkhand todayRussia accused of vaccine hacking as India locks down 125 millionCovid-19: Complete lockdown in parts of Odisha from tomorrow till July-endCommunity transmission in Guwahati may return to normal level by August: SarmaAshok Gehlot to brief media tomorrow morning at Fairmont Hotel in Jaipur.23 people have been rescued so far and 5 people have lost their lives in the incident where a part of Bhanushali building at Fort, Mumbai collapsed on 16th July. Rescue operation underway.Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to brief media tomorrow morning at Fairmont Hotel in Jaipur where Congress party MLAs are lodged.207 new COVID-19 positive cases and 4 deaths reported in Jharkhand today
The total number of positive cases in the state is now 4783, death toll 42.
Community transmission in Guwahati may return to normal level by August: SarmaCovid-19: Complete lockdown in parts of Odisha from tomorrow till July-endRussia accused of vaccine hacking as India locks down 125 millionHaryana Government allows state government employees with physical disabilities of 50% or above and also those who are totally vision impaired to work from home.Telangana’s COVID19 case tally rises to 41,018 with 1,676 new cases reported today
So far, 27,295 patients have recovered/ discharged. Death toll is 396.
207 new COVID19 positive cases and 4 deaths reported in Jharkhand today
The total number of positive cases in the state is now 4783, death toll 42
A Chinese national has been arrested & is in police remand till 18 July for violation of Foreigners’ Act. It was found that he didn’t come here through proper immigration channel. He was sent to a quarantine centre on July 8 & he was tested COVID-19 negative: Vimukt Ranjan,SSP KangraJammu: The District Magistrate has declared Maratha Basti, Sector 5, Ward No. 54, Police Station Trikuta Nagar, as containment zone and imposed strict lockdown in the area.Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) writes to all states and UTs to apply to obtain district-wise login credentials for data entry of testing data into ICMR portal.13 new positive cases reported in the state today, taking the total number of COVID19 cases in the state to 1377 inlcuding 382 active cases, 971 recovered and 9 deaths: Himachal Pradesh Health DepartmentMumbai: Till now, 13 people have been rescued by NDRF team from the site where a portion of Bhanushali building at Fort collapsed following heavy rain earlier today. 2 people have died in the incident. Rescue work is still underway.
Mumbai: Till now, 13 people have been rescued by NDRF team from the site where a portion of Bhanushali building at… https://t.co/Vnk3eOXMMN
— ANI (@ANI) 1594916104000Total 8 persons including the security guards of a private college arrested for allegedly thrashing two Nigerian students, in Haridwar district. A case has been registered. Action to be taken against those involved in the incident: Abhay Singh, CO Manglaur, HaridwarFive inmates escape from temporary prison at Pune’s Yerawada737 new COVID-19 positive cases and 8 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan today
Total number of cases stand at 27174 including 6666 active cases and 538 deaths
Mumbai: NDRF team rescues a man alive from the site in Fort where a portion of a building collapsed following heavy rain earlier today. He was located by the canine squad.
Mumbai: NDRF team rescues a man alive from the site in Fort where a portion of a building collapsed following heavy… https://t.co/L5BimJMSUZ
— ANI (@ANI) 1594915023000Goa reported 157 new COVID-19 cases today, taking total number of cases to 3,108 including 1,272 recoveries and 19 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,817: State Health DepartmentIn the meeting, the Delhi CM said that Delhi model of fighting COVID-19 has been possible due to the collective efforts & support from all political parties, MPs & MLAs: Chief Minister’s Office735 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today
This takes the total number of positive cases in the state to 20378, of which 5562 are active cases. Death toll stands at 689
India and the European Union (EU) agreed to renew agreement on scientific cooperation for the next 5 years at the 15th India-EU Summit: Ministry of Science and TechnologyWest Bengal reported 1,690 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths in the last 24 hoursThis takes the total number of cases to 36,117 including 21,415 recoveries and 1,023 deaths. Discharge rate in the state stands at 59.29 per centThe Consular Officers could not engage Kulbhushan Jadhav on his legal rights and were prevented from obtaining his written consent for arranging his legal representation.
– Ministry of External Affairs
It was also evident from a camera that was visible that the conversation with Jadhav was being recorded. He was visibly under stress & indicated that clearly to the Consular Officers. The arrangements did not permit a free conversation between them: MEAConsular Officers were not given unimpeded, unhindered & unconditional access to Kulbhushan Jadhav. On the contrary, Pakistani officials with an intimidating demeanour were present in close proximity of Jadhav & Consular Officers despite the protests of the Indian side: MEAMaharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reaches the site in Mumbai’ Fort where a portion of a building collapsed following heavy rain earlier today. Two people died and one injured in the incident, says Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reaches the site in Mumbai' Fort where a portion of a building collapse… https://t.co/ZBhPtCWTa1
— ANI (@ANI) 1594909740000Amended petition filed by Sachin Pilot, 18 other Congress MLAs likely to be heard by Rajasthan High Court at 1 pm FridayIn the last late 24 hours, 64 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Manipur, taking the total number of cases to 1764 including 635 active cases and 1129 recoveries.
– Manipur Government
1498 new COVID19 positive cases and 56 deaths reported in Mumbai today
Total number of positive cases rise to 97,751 including 68,537 discharged cases, 23,694 active cases and 5,520 deaths reported till now: BMC
Rajasthan High Court defers to tomorrow the hearing on a petition filed by Sachin Pilot & 18 other Congress MLAs against disqualification notices issued to them by the Assembly Speaker.
#UPDATE Rajasthan High Court defers to tomorrow the hearing on a petition filed by Sachin Pilot & 18 other Congress… https://t.co/NB8YZA57YA
— ANI (@ANI) 1594908961000Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras-incubated start-up, Modulus Housing has developed a portable hospital unit ‘MediCAB,’ that can be installed anywhere within 2 hours by 4 people: Ministry of Human Resource Development
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras-incubated start-up, Modulus Housing has developed a portable hospital u… https://t.co/5itmbLwTbl
— ANI (@ANI) 1594908722000Fifteen people were rescued out of which two declared dead after a ‘chawl’ collapsed in Malad area of Mumbai earlier today: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation4,169 new COVID-19 cases and 104 deaths reported in Karnataka todayThis takes the total number of cases to 51,422 cases including 19,729 recoveries and 1032 deaths. Bengaluru reported 2344 new cases and 70 deaths in the last 24 hours.Piyush Goyal seeks crowdsourcing of ideas to boost railways profitabilityPunjab recorded 298 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths todayThis takes the total number of cases to 9,094 and death toll to 230. Total 6277 patients have recovered till date.Record 2083 new COVID19 patients reported In UP today932 persons were discharged in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID19 active cases cases in the state is 15,720.Over 450 universities have either conducted final exams or are planning to do so: UGCIndian Commercial Pilots’ Association writes a letter to Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal over proposed cut in payments to pilots. “We have not been paid 70 per cent of our pay since April 2020,” the letter reads.
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— ANI (@ANI) 1594907101000Delhi reported 1,652 new COVID-19 cases and 58 deaths in the last 24 hoursThis takes active cases to 17,407 and death toll to 3,545. There are 658 containment zones.We firmly stand for the freedom of navigation and overflight and unimpeded lawful commerce in these international waterways, in accordance with international law, notably UNCLOS.
– Anurag Srivastava, spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)
Lucknow: Governor has summoned the 17th Vidhan Sabha of the state to meet on 20th August at Vidhan Sabha Bhawan, for its second session of 2020Maharashtra Cyber issues an advisory following the hacks of Twitter accounts of several eminent personalities including former US president Barack Obama, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates & SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.4,549 new COVID19 positive cases and 69 deaths have been reported in Tamil Nadu todayTotal number of cases rise to 1,56,369.This includes 46,714 active cases, 1,07,416 discharged cases and 2,236 deaths.16 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Chandigarh today, taking the total number of cases to 635, of which 148 cases are active and 476 have recovered. Death toll stands at 11: Chandigarh Health DepartmentAny unilateral attempt to change status quo along LAC not acceptable: MEA on border row with China in eastern LadakhRajasthan High Court approves amendment of petition filed by Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel MLAs, challenging 2 (a) of tenth schedule. Matter could be heard todayWe have also consistently conveyed our protest and shared concerns with both China & Pakistan on all such projects in Indian territories under Pakistan’s illegal occupation where it has no locus standi: Anurag Srivastava, official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)The two sides sides have been engaged in discussions. The two sides have agreed on compelete disengagement of the troops along LAC and de-escalation from India-China border areas.
– MEA on India-China border issue
India strongly protested against construction of Diamer Basha Dam to Pakistan govt. It will lead to submergence of large part of land of Indian UTs of J&K and Ladakh. We condemn attempts by Pakistan to bring about material changes in Indian territories under its illegal occupation: MEASouth China sea is a part of global commons. India has an abiding interest in peace and stability in the region: MEA spokesperson Anurag SrivastavaWe are yet to hear from our officials (who met Kulbhushan Jadhav today in Pakistan), once they submit the report we will be able to comment.
– Anurag Srivastava, MEA
As of 15th July, 687467 Indian nationals have returned to India; 1,01,014 nationals have returned from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh by land borders: Anurag Srivastava, official spokesperson of the Ministry of External AffairsMumbai: Prasad Bhosale, a football coach, is selling vegetables now as he struggles to make ends meet amid COVID-19 outbreak; says, “I was a Physical Education Teacher at a school, but due to lockdown, I was fired. So, I started selling vegetables, it has been 2 months now.”
Mumbai: Prasad Bhosale, a football coach, is selling vegetables now as he struggles to make ends meet amid #COVID19… https://t.co/eBp9r44bFn
— ANI (@ANI) 1594902105000I have heard that repair work was underway at the building. The families still in the building will be evacuated: Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant, Mumbai
A Delhi court grants bail to 92 foreign nationals from Indonesia, who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin MarkazThoothukudi custodial deaths case: Madurai District Court sends to judicial custody the four policemen from Sathankulam police stationPakistan provided second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav at the Indian request today. 2 consular officers of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were provided unimpeded & uninterrupted consular access to Jadhav at 1500 hours
– Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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