New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1310 hours: DEL14 PB AMARINDER RAWAT Harish Rawat flies down to Chandigarh to meet Amarinder Chandigarh: AICC general secretary and Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat flew down to meet Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday amid escalating tensions in the Punjab Congress unit.
DEL13 POL-KA-LD YEDIYURAPPA K'taka CM Yediyurappa dismisses rumours about his resignation, also meets BJP chief New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday dismissed rumours about his resignation, asserting that these were not at all true, and said BJP chief J P Nadda had told him to strengthen the party and bringing it back to power in the state.
DEL11 VIRUS-VACCINE-PRICES Govt to procure 66 crore more doses of Covishield, Covaxin at revised rates New Delhi: The Centre has placed an order to procure 66 crore more doses of Covishield and Covaxin to be supplied between August and December this year, at a revised price of Rs 205 and Rs 215 per dose, respectively, excluding taxes, official sources said.
DEL7 DEF-NAVY-HELICOPTERS Indian Navy gets two MH-60R multi-role helicopters from US New Delhi: The Indian Navy has received two MH-60R multi-role helicopters from the US, in a boost to its combat capabilities.
DEL4 VIRUS-LD CASES India records 38,079 fresh Covid cases, 560 deaths New Delhi: India recorded 38,079 new coronavirus cases, which took the infection tally to 3,10,64,908, while the death toll reached 4,13,091 with 560 more fatalities, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday.
BOM1 MP-WELL COLLAPSE-PM MP well collapse: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to kin of each deceased Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of those killed in the well collapse incident in Madhya Pradesh.
DEL22 UP-CONG-FIR FIR against UP Cong chief Lallu, others in connection with Lucknow protest Lucknow: A case has been registered against three persons, including UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu, who sat on a silent protest in front of a Mahatma Gandhi statue here along with party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, police said on Saturday.
DEL16 DU-VICE CHANCELLOR DU to start registration process for UG programmes on Aug 2 New Delhi: The Delhi University will start the registration process for undergraduate programmes on August 2, acting vice chancellor P C Joshi announced on Saturday.