With a decline in the number of active cases, many states and UTs have started relaxing restrictions. I would like to highlight that the decision to impose or ease restrictions has to be taken, based on the assessment of the situation at the ground level, Union Home Secretary said.
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, popularly known as 'Flying Sikh, passed away in a local hospital here at 11.30 pm on Friday, said a statement from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, where he was being treated for Covid-related complications. Milkha was 91, and is survived by a son, ace golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, and three daughters. A former India volleyball captain, she was 85, and she too was affected by Covid and related complications.
Against a projected population of almost 39 lakh as on date, only 2.12 lakh jabs have been given in Raebareli. Considering that 1.81 lakh of them are first doses, only about 4.6% of the district’s population has got jabbed so far.
New Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) The Delhi Police on Friday claimed that the Supreme Court fully accepted its contention and gave a wider interim relief than a stay order by holding that the high court's order involving discussion of anti-terror law UAPA in a bail matter of three student activists will not be relied upon by any party or court.
Dehradun, Jun 19 (PTI) Ganga and Bhagirathi rivers in Uttarakhand crossed the danger mark on Saturday following three days of incessant rains especially in the hills prompting authorities to sound an alert and evacuate villages along their banks.
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New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI) If Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed and crowding not prevented, the next wave of the viral infection can strike the country in the next six to eight weeks, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria warned on Saturday.
New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were among the dignitaries who expressed anguish over the death of Department of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra on Saturday.
Senior Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik has written to party supremo and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to join hands with the BJP ahead of crucial municipal elections in 10 cities, Times of India has reported. Sarnaik has also alleged that the alliance with Congress-NCP has not benefited Shiv Sena with the former trying to induct Shiv Sena leaders and party workers. Sarnaik who is accused in a money laundering case has alleged that joining hands with the BJP will mean that cases against leaders like him will go away.