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October 6, 2020

Meetings of Union Cabinet, CCEA to take place today

New Delhi , October 7 (ANI): The meetings of Union Cabinet and Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) will be held on Wednesday through video conferencing, officials said.These meetings come amid the ongoing farmers' protest against agriculture laws.According to the Centre, these laws will help small and marginal farmers by allowing them to sell produce outside 'mandis' and sign agreements with agri-business firms and doing away with stock-holding limits on key commodities.The Parliament has recently passed the three…

COVID-19: Daman-Diu, Dadra-Nagar Haveli record highest recovery rate in country

New Delhi , October 7 (ANI): As India's recovery rate for COVID-19 reached 84.7 per cent on Wednesday, the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu have reported the highest recovery rate at 96.70 per cent, followed by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 93.80 per cent.As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the recovery rate for Bihar and Tamil Nadu stands at 93.40 per cent and 91.10 per cent respectively, while Andra Pradesh, one of the worst-hit states, is at 92.10 per cent.Delhi, which,…

Amit Shah extends greetings to personnel, their families on RAF’s 28th anniversary

New Delhi , October 7 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday extended greetings to the Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel and their families on the force's 28th anniversary.In a tweet, Shah said the RAF has distinguished itself in dealing with the challenges relating to law and order."Greetings to RAF personnel and their families on their 28th anniversary. The RAF has distinguished itself in dealing with the challenges relating to law and order. Time and again, their commitment in several humanitarian works and…

With spike of over 72 thousand cases, India’s COVID-19 count reaches 67,57,132

New Delhi , October 7 (ANI): With a spike of 72,049 new cases and 986 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count on Wednesday reached 67,57,132, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).As per the MoHFW, the count includes 9,07,883 active cases, and 57,44,694 cured and discharged or migrated cases.With 986 deaths, the toll due to the disease in the country now stands at 1,04,555.Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected by the pandemic with 2,47,468 active cases, 11,79,726 cured…

AIADMK set to announce CM candidate for Tamil Nadu 2021 Assembly polls

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , October 7 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AAIDMK) will announce its chief ministerial candidate for Tamil Nadu 2021 Assembly polls on Wednesday. Either Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) or Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam (OPS) is likely to be fielded for the CM's post from the party. The duo has reached the party office. Meanwhile, party workers gathered at the AIADMK office in Chennai in anticipation of the announcement. On October 1, Tamil Nadu Minister D Jayakumar…
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