New Delhi, May 23 (PTI) Following are the top stories: NATION DEL5 VIRUS-LD CASES Record jump in COVID-19 cases, 137 more deaths New Delhi: The COVID-19 cases in India saw the biggest spike for the second consecutive day on Saturday with 6,654 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to over 1.25 lakh, while the toll rose to 3,720 after 137 more deaths, the Union Health Ministry said.
CAL1 WB-CYCLONE-SITUATION Amphan toll rises to 85 in Bengal; protests over electricity, water supply Kolkata: The death toll due to Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal has risen to 85, as angry Kolkatans resorted to protest and road blockades in various parts of the city over the administration's failure to restore normalcy even after three days.
DEL10 RAIL-WB-CYCLONE-MAMATA WB asks Railways not to send Shramik Special trains to state till May 26 in view of Cyclone Amphan New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked the Railway Ministry not to send Shramik Special trains to the state till May 26 in view of Cyclone Amphan.
DEL6 RAHUL-MIGRANTS-LABOURERS Cong releases documentary on Rahul's interaction with migrants New Delhi: The Congress released a documentary film on Saturday on Rahul Gandhi's interaction with a group of migrant labourers last week, demanding justice for such workers who are walking hundreds of kilometres to their homes amid the coronavirus lockdown.
CAL4 WB-CYCLONE-RELIEF-GHOSH Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh stopped from visiting cyclone-affected areas Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was on Saturday stopped by police from visiting the cyclone-ravaged areas of the South 24 Parganas district, triggering a war of words between the saffron party and the ruling TMC.
CAL2 OD-VIRUS-CASES 80 new COVID-19 cases reported in Odisha, total rises to 1,269 Bhubaneswar: At least 80 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of such cases in the state to 1,269, a health department official said on Saturday.
CAL3 BH-VIRUS-CASES 61 fresh COVID-19 cases in Bihar; count rises to 2,166 Patna: Sixty-one more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bihar, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 2,166, health department officials said.
BOM4 GJ-VIRUS-PHARMA-DEATHS Gujarat: Three employees of Cadila Pharma die of COVID-19 Ahmedabad: Three employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals' Dholka-based plant near here in Gujarat have died of coronavirus infection, the company said on Saturday.
BOM3 MP-VIRUS-INDORE-CASES Indore COVID-19 count nears 3,000 with 83 new cases Indore: With 83 more people testing positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Indore, the overall COVID-19 case count in the worst-hit district in Madhya Pradesh has climbed to 2,933, an official said on Saturday.
FOREIGN FGN6 PAK-CRASH-TOLL 97 dead, 2 survived in Pakistan plane crash: Officials Karachi: Ninety-seven people were killed and two passengers miraculously survived a deadly crash after a Pakistan International Airlines plane with 99 travellers on board plunged into a densely populated residential area near the Jinnah International Airport here, officials said on Saturday.
SPORTS SPF12 SPO-CRI-BUTTLER-IPL IPL has helped English cricket grow, best in the world after World Cups: Buttler London: The Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped English cricket grow, feels batsman Jos Buttler, admitting that the cash-rich T20 tournament is the best in the world after the ICC World Cups. PTI HMB