New Delhi, July 4: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Nimu region in Leh on Friday, Congress leader P Chidambaram asked Premier to explain why he did not name China during his tirade against the adverse neighbour. Chidambaram sought to know what purpose would the PM's speech serve if the neighbouring aggressor is not named.
Apart the above news, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday extended the suspension of the international passenger flights till July 31. The circular issued by the national aviation regulator stated, "International scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis." International Flights to Remain Suspended in India Till July 31 Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu, the second-worst hit state in India due to COVID-19 outbreak, crossed 1 lakh cases on Friday. The State Health Department, in its latest update, said more than 4,000 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours. The period also saw the cumulative death toll rising to 1,3885, with 64 more fatalities. The only other province in India which has crossed the 1-case mark in Maharashtra, where 1.86 lakh out of the total 6.25 lakh cases in India have been reported.