'Eid al-Adha' festival is being celebrated in Kerala on July 31. Prayers were being offered at a mosque in Thiruvananthapuram. In view of COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing norms were followed at the mosque. On July 30, state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had announced that the prayers can be...
BJP National General Secretary Muralidhar Rao claimed that the Kerala gold smuggling case is also related to the financing network of terrorist organisations and demanded Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's resignation. He said, "The way gold smuggling case has come into light, it is very evident that it is being done in an organised way. And not only smugglers, but officers from Chief Minister's office are also clearly giving them protection. It is also associated with the financing of terrorist organizations therefore we demand CM Pinarayi Vijayan's resignation."
Minister of State of External Affairs V Muraleedharan held a day long hunger strike on August 02 over the Kerala gold smuggling case. BJP leaders will sit on 18-day long hunger strike, from August 1 to 18. Party is demanding the resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the gold smuggling case. The matter had come to light after 30 kg of gold worth Rs 14.82 crore smuggled in a consignment camouflaged as diplomatic baggage was busted by customs in Thiruvananthapuram. The case is being probed by the National Investigation Agency and Customs.
3-year-old boy died on August 02 after swallowing a coin. Aluva councillor, Santosh alleges medical negligence behind the death. Councillor said boy died at the hospital as the doctor refused to attend him. Speaking to ANI, he said, "He went to Ernakulam General Hospital but didn't get proper treatment. Later, Alappuzha Medical College denied treatment saying he is from a containment zone"
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and son of former finance minister P. Chidambaram tested positive for COVID-19. Junior Chidambaram experiencing mild symptoms and is under home quarantine. Earlier on August 02, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa also tweeted that he had tested positive for COVID.
Two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu – and promise results in 90minutes – are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories. Theswab and DNA tests will help deal with the virus in winter, enablingclinicians and NHS Test and Trace to differentiate between Covid-19, whichrequires sufferers to undergo specific self-isolation, and other seasonalillnesses, the Department of Health said.
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