[NFA] Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said on Thursday he had tested positive for COVID-19 as part of a safety protocol to greet U.S. President Donald Trump when he arrived in Cleveland to visit a Whirlpool washing machine factory. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
From Covid patients dying in Ahmedabad to AAP government sending a proposal to L-G, here are the top updates on coronavirus pandemic. In Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, eight Covid-19 patients were killed in a fire an ICU ward of a hospital. Ambulances and fire engines were rushed to the spot, a probe in the incident was ordered. CPI (M) leader Shyamlal Chakraborty, who was being treated after he tested positive for Covid-19, died on Thursday. The leader had served three terms as transport minister in Bengal. Chongqing Zhifei Biological Products Co. shares surged 80% after China’s drug controller approved clinical trials for Covid vaccine. Zhifei chairman Jiang Rensheng became the fastest growing fortune among the world’s 500 wealthiest people. US top health expert Anthony Fauci expects tens of millions of vaccines for Covid-19 by early 2021. Fauci said there could be a billion vaccine doses by the end of 2021. India’s Covid-19 cases tally nears 2 million cases with recovery rate improving to 67.62%. Watch the full video for more details.
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The result of UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019 was declared on Tuesday. Pradeep Singh topped UPSC civil services examination 2019. Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma secured second and third positions respectively. The Commission has recommended 829 candidates for appointment. A list of qualifying candidates can be checked online at upsc.gov.in. Topper Pradeep had also cleared UPSC civil services exam last year. Pradeep is presently under training as an Indian Revenue Service Officer in Faridabad, Haryana. Singh’s father Sukhbir Singh is former Sarpanch of Tewri village in Sonepat’s Ganaur block. Pradeep said his father, who is a farmer, inspired him to become an IAS officer. He added that he wants to work for the welfare of farming community. Of the total recommended candidates, 304 are from General category, 78 from Economically Weaker Section (EWS), 251 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 129 from Scheduled Castes (SC) and 67 from Scheduled Tribes (ST) category. Out of the top 25 rank holders in the UPSC civil services final exam 2019,13 are males while 12 are females.
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