While addressing a joint press conference in the national capital on March 24, the Secretary the Union Health ministry, Rajesh Bhushan, spoke about the two states of India which are of grave concern in terms of recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
Bhushan said, "Two states are of grave concern that have shown a recent surge in cases-Maharashtra, that reported more than 28,000 cases in the last 24 hours and Punjab, that is reporting huge number of cases in proportion to its population." "Besides them, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are of concern too.
Gujarat reporting around 1,700 cases daily and MP around 1500 cases.
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli shared a post on his Instagram informing that 10% of the Indian athletes taking part in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics are from Lovely Professional University in Punjab.
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India added 44,230 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,15,72,344. The recoveries recorded have crossed 3.07 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
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Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, has been inscribed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO heritage committee. The decision was taken at the ongoing 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO held online and chaired from China’s Fuzhou.
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Income Tax raids took place at several offices of the media group Dainik Bhaskar across the country this morning. The group has been accused of tax evasion, sources said. Taxmen searched premises of Dainik Bhaskar in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi told a court in Gujarat that his remarks on Modi surname during an election rally in 2019 was nothing but sarcasm. Rahul Gandhi appeared before a magisterial court in Surat to defend himself in a defamation suit that was filed by a Gujarat BJP MLA.
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Actress Payal Rohatgi has been arrested by the police in Ahmedabad. She is accused of sending abusive messages to the chairman of her society on social media. She reportedly even used obscene language and threatened to implicate other members of the society in false cases.
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Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on March 30 informed that the weekly national average COVID positivity rate is 5.65 per cent. He said that Maharashtra has a weekly average of 23 percent. "Punjab..