SC to hear on Dec 5 DMK's plea against EC decision to hold TN rural polls sans legal formalities
Monday, 2 December 2019 A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took note of the submissions of senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for the DMK, that the plea needed to be heard urgently as the poll panel has announced on Monday morning that elections to rural local bodies in Tamil Nadu will be held in two phases, on December 27 and 30.
Experts who run the US COVID Atlas say many current COVID-19 hotspots across the country are in areas along state borders. They say that's because different governments have taken different approaches to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. This includes regions in Arkansas and Tennessee, as well as Louisiana and Mississippi, which are effectively separated by the Mississippi River.
(CNN) Justin Timberlake has become the latest public figure to call for the removal of Confederate monuments across the US. The musician and actor, who is from Tennessee, shared his thoughts regarding the monuments in an Instagram post on Monday. "There are roughly 1,848 confederate statues of in the US," he wrote in his caption of the post, which featured a video by the American Civil Liberties Union about Confederate monuments.
A Wild jumbo entered residential area at AKS colony in Mettupalayam on July 10. Mettupalayam is located on the outskirts of Coimbatore. Operation to drive away the jumbo to the forest area is still underway.
India's COVID-19 total case count has reached 7,67,296 on July 09.Total active cases reached 2,69,789 and death toll has gone up to 21,129 today. As per Government of India, the rate of recovery among COVID-19 patients has improved over the days. It has touched 62.09% today. The number of recovered cases has exceeded the number of active cases by 2,06,588. The number of recovered cases is 1.75 times (almost reaching twice) the number of active cases. Maharashtra reported 6,875 new COVID-19 cases and 219 deaths today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 2,30,599 including 1,27,259 recovered, 93,652 active cases and 9,667 deaths. Tamil Nadu reports 65 deaths and 4,231 new COVID-19 positive cases today. The total number of positive cases stands at 1,26,581 including 46,652 active cases and 1,765 deaths. 2187 COVID-19 positive cases and 45 deaths reported in Delhi today. Around 4027 people have been recovered, discharged and migrated in the national capital. The total number of positive cases in the national capital rises to 1,07,051 including 82,226 recovered, discharged and migrated and 3,258 deaths. 9,719 RT-PCR tests and 12,570 Rapid antigen test have been conducted today. A total of 7,24,148 tests were done till date.