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August 31, 2020

Mortal remains of Pranab Mukherjee taken to his Delhi residence

New Delhi , Sep 1 (ANI): The mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee were taken to his residence 10 Rajaji Marg in New Delhi on Tuesday.Mukherjee, 84, passed away on Monday at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Hospital where he was admitted earlier this month and had undergone surgery for removal of a clot in his brain.Notably, National flags at Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament were at half-mast on Tuesday as the country observes a seven-day State mourning following the demise of Mukherjee."As a mark of…

With spike of 69,921 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 36,91,167

New Delhi , Sep 1 (ANI): As many as 69,921 new COVID-19 positive cases and 819 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW). India's COVID-19 case tally reached 36,91,167 including 7,85,996 active cases, 28,39,883 cured/discharged/migrated.65,288 people have succumbed to the disease in the country.According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 10.16 lakh samples were tested on Monday and over 4.33 crore samples have been tested so…

Priyanka Chopra mourns the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi , Sep 1 (ANI): Former Miss World and actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday mourned the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee. The Padma Shri recipient took to Twitter to share a throwback picture of herself where she is seen accepting the prestigious award from Mukherjee back in 2016."A visionary, leader and the former President of India Hon Shri Pranab Mukherjee Sir. Your contributions towards the growth of our nation will forever be remembered. Heartfelt condolences to the family," she tweeted along with…

IPL 2020: Adam Zampa replaces Kane Richardson in RCB squad

Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sep 1 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have announced that spinner Adam Zampa will be replacing pacer Kane Richardson in the team's squad for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.The franchise announced on Twitter that pacer Kane Richardson and his wife are expecting the birth of their first child due to which the Australian has pulled out of the tournament.The IPL 2020 will be played from September 19-November 10 in the UAE across three venues --Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah."We are…

Rahul Gandhi demands probe into operations of Facebook, WhatsApp in India

New Delhi , Sep 1 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has called for an investigation into the operations of social media giants, Facebook and WhatsApp, in India and asserted that no one can be allowed to interfere in our nation's affairs.He claimed that international media have fully exposed Facebook's and WhatsApp's brazen assault on India's democracy and social harmony. "International media have fully exposed Facebook's & WhatsApp's brazen assault on India's democracy & social harmony. No one, let alone a foreign…
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