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October 23, 2020

Heavy rains likely over Northeast today

New Delhi , October 24 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said that the depression over central Bangladesh and neighbourhood moved north-northeastwards and weakened into a well-marked, low-pressure area. Light to moderate rainfall at many places with isolated heavy falls is likely over south Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. "Depression weakened into a well-marked, low-pressure area over Bangladesh and lay centred over the same region at 05:30 hrs IST on October 24," IMD said. "Squally…

Devotees visit Shimla’s Hatu temple to offer prayers during Navratri

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , October 24 (ANI): Hatu temple stationed at a peak of 11,000 meters in Shimla attracted hundreds of devotees during the Navratri festival amid the COVID-19 protocols. "We did a lot of planning before coming here. There is no crowd but we are taking all precautions keeping in mind the safety of locals," Shefali, a pilgrim, told ANI.Only 50 per cent of tourists have visited the Hatu temple this year compared to previous years during the festive season of Navratri. "The medical system is not well…

Andhra Police pay tribute to fallen soldiers of ‘Military Madhavaram’

West Godavari (Andhra Pradesh) , October 24 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police on Friday paid tribute to those who participated in both the world wars in 'Military Madhavaram' village in Tadepalligudem Mandal of West Godavari district in the state.The police paid tribute to the fallen soldiers at this village on commemoration week.Tadepalli Gudem Rural Police Station Circle Inspector Ravi Kumar and his team went to 'Military Madhavaram' village.The police paid rich tributes at the 'Martyrs Memorial' in the village. Later they went…

Mathura’s Banke Bihari temple to reopen for devotees from October 25

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) , October 24 (ANI): Banke Bihari temple in Mathura will be reopened for devotees from Sunday while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and maintaining social distancing."Banke Bihari Temple will be reopened for devotees from 25th October. However, online registration for entry is mandatory. We will ensure all COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing norms are followed," said Munish Sharma, Manager, Banke Bihari temple administration.The temple was closed for devotees since March 22. On October 15, on…

With 53,370 new COVID-19 cases, India’s tally reaches 78,14,682

New Delhi , October 24 (ANI): With 53,370 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases surged to 78,14,682 on Saturday while with 650 new deaths the death toll stands at 1,17,956, as per the Union Health Ministry.The total active cases are 6,80,680 after a decrease of 14,829 in the last 24 hours while the total cured cases are 70,16,046 with 67,549 new discharges in the last 24 hours. With 1,44,426 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. While 14,45,103 patients…
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