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PM Modi spoke to Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami on COVID19 prevention measures and aspects related to treatment in the stateFDA busts racket involved in black marketing of Remdesivir in Mumbai

Maharashtra: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) busted a racket involved in black marketing of Remdesivir last nigh… https://t.co/y34EghwDPO

— ANI (@ANI) 1595156862000Gold imports dip 94 pc in April-June to USD 688 million, narrows India’s trade deficit

Gold imports, which have a bearing on the current account deficit (CAD), plunged 94 per cent to USD 688 million (about Rs 5,160 crore) during the first quarter of 2020-21 due to a significant fall in demand in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from the Commerce Ministry.

HDFC Bank’s Aditya Puri highest paid banker for FY20 with Rs 18.92 cr in remunerationHDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri has emerged as the highest-paid banker among the top lenders for FY 2019-20, with a 38 per cent jump in salary and prerequisites to Rs 18.92 crore.Puri, who built the bank into the largest by assets in the private sector and also the most valued one by investors over the last 25 years, earned an additional Rs 161.56 crore by exercising stock options during the year, the bank’s annual report said.Arunachal Pradesh govt extends total lockdown in Capital Complex, including Itanagar, for another two weeks till August 3 amid rising COVID19 cases

– Chief secretary

Daily fuel price hike may push up freight charges by 20 per cent, say truckersDemanding monthly or quarterly revision in diesel prices, which saw an increase for 23 days on the trot last month, a truckers body on Sunday warned that transporters may be forced to increase freight charges by 20 per cent as the daily hikes in fuel prices are making operations “unviable”.Fuel charges account for as much as 65 per cent of the operating cost of a truck. Toll charges are another major component, which is about 20 per cent of the operating cost.Bank unions write to Maha CM over employees safety in stateBank unions have raised concerns over lack of regular sanitisation and adherence to social distancing norms at various bank branches in the state, putting lives of employees at risk from COVID-19.Unions have written a letter to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray seeking his intervention in issuing directives to banks and local authorities for safety of bank employees.COVID19 fatality rate ‘progressively falling’ and it’s 2.49% currently in India, one of the lowest in the world

– Health Ministry

‘Heard that he (Sachin Pilot) may form new party. But what is the need for it? Has the Congress not given him anything?’

– Congress leader Digvijaya Singh to PTI

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,250 new COVID19 positiveTotal active cases now stand at 18,25619,845 people have been dischargedDeath toll is at 1,146Sachin Pilot shouldn’t make the mistake that Jyotiraditya Scindia made

– Congress leader Digvijaya Singh to PTI

Madhya Pradesh: 129 new COVID19 cases in Indore , tally 6,035I-T dept disposes 7,116 assessments under first phase of faceless scrutinyThe Income Tax department has disposed of 7,116 cases under the first phase of the faceless assessment system, an official source said.Since its launch on October 7, 2019 and implementation of first phase, faceless scrutiny assessment scheme has provided for assessment of income tax in electronic mode, where taxpayers need not see face-to-face any tax officer or visit an I-T office and can e-file reply on the income tax portal.Platform for food safety, fair trade for agriculture createdCity-based SourceTrace, in association with AgNext, has created a platform for food safety and fair trade for agriculture and food business.Considering the global concern over food safety amid the COVID-19 lockdown and the pandemic, AgNext and SourceTrace combined their solutions and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and created the platform, TraceNext.Around 84% of Delhi Police personnel recovered from COVID19

Around 84% of Delhi Police personnel have recovered from COVID19. We have tied up with AIIMS so that we can provide plasma to needy & problem of shortage doesn’t arise. This will encourage others also to donate their plasma: Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastava

Plasma therapy brings great relief to serious COVID-19 patients in Odisha

Out of 6 critical patients, who are now under plasma therapy, as many as 4 are responding very well and they are now not in need of oxygen support, and will soon be discharged: State Govt

O P Dhankar appointed BJP’s Haryana unit president by party chief J P NaddaIndian Oil’s 300,000 bpd east coast refinery to be shut for 3 weeksIndian Oil Corp Ltd’s 300,000 barrels per day refinery on the country’s east coast to be shut for three weeks for maintenance, the top district administrative official told Reuters on Sunday”The Indian Oil refinery in Paradip will remain shut from July 25 to August 15 for maintenance,” said Sangram Keshari Mohapatra, the top bureaucrat in the district of Jagatsinghpur, where the refinery is located.”As per the company’s request, a shutdown order has been issued,” he said, adding the refinery was last shutdown completely in 2018.Mahindra Finance posts Rs 156 crore profit in Apr-JunBJP giving threat of CBI action to save its leaders

– Cong leader Ajay Maken

All agencies- PWD, Delhi Jal Board, Delhi Municipal Corporation & Flood Department are working accordingly. Some part of our management was busy with COVID19, but we are doing the needful

– Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

AIIMS to start clinical trial of indigenous vaccine Covaxin from MondayThe All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Ethics Committee on Saturday gave its approval for conducting the human clinical trial of the indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin.Dr. Sanjay Rai, Professor at the Centre for Community Medicine at AIIMS told ANI that the hospital will start enrolling healthy individuals from Monday onwards.Why did Rajasthan’s rebel Congress MLAs choose Haryana for camping? BJP’s role is clear

– Congress leader Ajay Maken

Jharkhand’s COVID-19 count rises to 5,399Congress asks Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to give voice sample to end row over audio clips

– Ajay Maken

Congress demands Gajendra Singh Shekhawat’s resignation

Now that Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has been named in the FIR & his voice recognised in the audiotape, why is holding the post of Union Minister? Congress demands that either he resigns or he is removed so that he can’t influence the probe: Congress leader Ajay Maken in Jaipur

It is betrayal of people’s mandate and murder of democracy if an elected govt is toppled with money power

– Congress leader Ajay Maken in Jaipur

Flood situation is improving, 80% of the area is still inundated. 108 animals dead while 136 rescued so far

– Kaziranga National Park & Tiger Reserve Director P Sivakumar

PM Modi speaks to Assam CM over flood situation, assures supportPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured all support to Assam in dealing with the flood havoc, which has claimed 81 lives so far this year. Discussing the flood situation with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over the phone, Modi also enquired about the COVID-19 scenario and the ongoing efforts to douse the raging blaze at the Oil India’s Baghjan gas well.PM Modi crosses 60 million followers on TwitterBSF jawan, GSI superintendent die of COVID-19 in MeghalayaTwo more COVID-19 patients, including a BSF personnel, died at a hospital here on Sunday as Meghalaya’s death toll due to the disease rose to four, officials said.Both the patients died while undergoing treatment at the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) here in the early hours, its director P Bhattacharyya said.Delhi CM responds to waterlogging problem

मिंटो ब्रिज से जलभराव निकाल दिया गया है। आज सुबह से ही मैं एजेंसियों के संपर्क में था और वहां से पानी हटाने की प्र… https://t.co/uyOMDTXLgT

— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1595143276000Madame expects 40 per cent fall in revenue this fiscal due to COVID-19Apparel retailer Madame is expecting a 40 per cent decline in revenue in the current financial year due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company may also end up giving up to 20 per cent of retail space (shut stores) if the situation does not improve in the current September quarter.109 COVID-19 positive cases and 92 discharged in Puducherry today

The total number of positive cases in the union territory rises to 1999 including 1154 discharged and 28 deaths: Government of Puducherry

We are more than 100 in number (MLAs). We have the majority. If we didn’t have majority, they (BJP) would have demanded a floor test. They know that we have it, so they are not demanding floor test

– Congress MLA Rajendra Guda

108 animals died at Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in flood-related incidents

9 rhinos, 4 wild buffaloes, 7 wild boars, 2 swamp deers, 82 hog deers have died in the flood: Government of Assam

Two more people have lost their lives in flood-related incidents in Assam

Death toll 79

Some private hospitals are hiding facts regarding availability of beds. Stringent action will be taken against such hospitals & their owners will be sent to jail under the Disaster Management Act

– N Manjunath, Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, Karnataka

Two more COVID-19 patients, including a BSF jawan, die in Meghalaya; state’s toll rises to fourPM Modi mourns death of US Congressman John Lewis

We mourn the loss of US Congressman John Lewis, a champion of civil rights, non-violence and Gandhian values. His l… https://t.co/gLYPBNJ2qg

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1595140285000401 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 4.02 lakh croreAs many as 401 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have been hit by cost overruns of over Rs 4.02 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, according to a report.The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore and above.Of the 1,692 such projects, 401 projects reported cost overruns and 552 projects time escalation.Delhi Sikh body starts free ambulance service for COVID-19 patientsRajasthan: BTP extends support to CM Ashok Gehlot

Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) yesterday extended their support to CM Ashok Gehlot led #Rajasthan government. They ha… https://t.co/Tig7cGs6kL

— ANI (@ANI) 1595139414000Number of COVID-19 cases rises to 5,399 in JharkhandRain lashes Patna

Bihar: Rain lashes parts of Patna city. India Meteorological Department has predicted 'generally cloudy sky with li… https://t.co/0QonrnkQ5E

— ANI (@ANI) 1595138374000Rajasthan reports 193 new cases and three deathsTotal cases 28,693 21,266 recoveries 556 deathsIMD has predicted that thunderstorm with rain is likely to continue in many parts of Delhi & adjoining areas at least till July 21Next 10 years will be India’s golden moment in key sectors, says Silicon Valley venture capitalistThe next 10 years is going to be India’s “golden moment” in key sectors like technology, pharmaceutical, e-commerce and manufacturing, said a top venture capitalist from Silicon Valley, pointing at the USD 20 billion foreign direct investment in the country amidst the coronavirus outbreak.”Coronavirus is sweeping the world, especially the US and India. In spite of that, the amount of investment going into India is mind-boggling,” Silicon Valley’s top venture capitalist, entrepreneur and philanthropist M R Rangaswami told PTI in an interview.Intermittent lockdowns in several states disrupt FMCG firms’ momentum, July outputFMCG companies, which saw sales recovering to pre-COVID-19 levels in June, are uncertain if the same momentum could be maintained in July due to intermittent and localised lockdowns in several parts of the country which have impacted manufacturing and supply chains.As the industry oscillate between lockdown and reopening in various states, companies such as Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) and ITC are banking on inventories stocked up to maintain supplies to the market.Inter-state travellers responsible for spurt in COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru: Karnataka governmentWith the city witnessing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the past few days, the Karnataka government holds inter-state travellers responsible for the spurt in infections, saying those from hot spot states like Maharashtra could have brought the infection.State Minister for Medical Education K Sudhakar said there was no community transmission of the pandemic, adding if it were to be the case, the number of infections would be running into ‘lakhs.’Odisha reports 736 new COVID19 positive cases

The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 17,437 including 11,937 recovered: Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha

Fake COVID-free certificates in Uttarakhand

It has come to our knowledge that some tourists have come to our state with fake COVID-free certificates. All officers are directed to ensure proper checking of the certificates of all tourists while also seeing that no tourist faces problems: Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat

Brazil’s corona death toll crosses 78,000Karnataka under complete lockdown

Karnataka observes complete lockdown today. Visuals from Chennamma circle, Hubli. State govt is imposing complete l… https://t.co/CmPuv9Li4x

— ANI (@ANI) 1595133830000Stranded on ships, 200,000 seafarers struggle in virus limboIndian ship worker Tejasvi Duseja is desperate to go home after months stranded offshore by coronavirus border closures and lockdowns that have left more than 200,000 seafarers in limbo.From engineers on cargo ships to waiters on luxury cruise liners, ocean-based workers around the world have been caught up in what the United Nations warns is a growing humanitarian crisis that has been blamed for several suicides.Many have been trapped on vessels for months after their tours were supposed to end as travel restrictions disrupted normal crew rotations.Varavara Rao shifted to Nanavati for neurological treatmentPoet and Elgar Parishad case accused Varavara Rao, a COVID-19 patient, was on Sunday shifted to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai for neurological and urological treatment, an official said. Rao, 80, was undergoing treatment at the state-run St George Hospital in south Mumbai since Thursday after being tested coronavirus positive.Waterlogging in Delhi

Delhi: Heavy rainfall leads to waterlogging at several places in the national capital; visuals from ITO area. https://t.co/59E9Z44WjB

— ANI (@ANI) 1595132884000Beijing reports no new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID 19 cases2 fresh COVID-19 cases in Mizoram; count rises to 284

Reports PTI

Several parts of Delhi waterlogged after the city received heavy rainfall this morning

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