September 8 is celebrated as International Literacy Day across the world. Started in 1996, the purpose of the day was to promote literacy across the work. On this day lets take a look at the literacy rates across India. A report based on National Statistical Office survey showed that With 96.2 per...
A road was washed away at Vennadevi area of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur. A bridge was also damaged in the same area following heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall has hampered the transport system from Guntur to Hyderabad and from Guntur to Macherla.
While addressing in the Lok Sabha during 1st day of monsoon session, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat. All these reported more than 1 lakh cases." "With our endeavour to manage COVID-19, India has been able to limit its cases and deaths per million to 3,328 cases per million and 55 deaths per million population respectively, which is one of the lowest in the world as compared to similarly affected countries," Health Minister added.
Last rites of former union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh performed at Hasanpur Ghat in Mahnar, Vaishali District on September 14. Veteran politician and former RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh died on September 13 at AIIMS, Delhi. The 74-year-old had tested positive for COVID-19 in June and was being treated for post COVID complications at the hospital in the national capital. Singh was a close aide of Lalu Prasad Yadav.
Manish Sisodia, deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, announced on September 14 that he had tested positive for Covid-19 infection. Sisodia said that he got tested after developing slight fever and is isolating himself now. He added that he doesn't have any symptoms now. In June, another Delhi minister, Satyendar Jain, had contracted Covid. He had to be hospitalised after developing high fever and experiencing a drop in oxygen levels. He was discharged after around 10 days, after receiving plasma treatment. Delhi's total Covid tally has crossed 2.21 lakh-mark with over 4,700 deaths so far. Watch the full video for more.
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After achieving 90% recovery rate, cases surged by over 2000 in Delhi on August 30. Total active cases in Delhi now stand at 14,793. Prominent doctors in national capital have warned cases are expected..
A Delhi court on Monday sent former Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid, arrested in connection with a case related to the widespread violence which... Mid-Day Also reported by •DNA •IndiaTimes •Hindu •BBC News