State Emergency Operation Centre officials have informed 45 people have been killed due to cyclone Tauktae across 12 districts of Gujarat; Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for immediate relief measures in the areas hit by cyclone Tauktae in Gujarat; Barge P-305: Out of 273 personnel on board, 184 rescued by Indian Navy while 22 are dead and around 60 are missing; Devastated by the combination of the Corona pandemic and Cyclone Tauktae, the state is witnessing a grave situation; In less than a week, Cyclone Yaas is headed towards India, this time along its east coast.
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.
#Dholavira #UNESCO #WHS
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.
#DainikBhaskar #ITRaids #DainikBhaskarRaid
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.
#RahulGandhi #PMModi #SuratCourt
Pakistan's parliament has approved a bill allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian Navy officer on death row over espionage charges, to appeal his conviction in the high courts of the country.
#KulbhushanJadhav #Pakistan #ICJ
In a recent development, tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh as the heatwave has hit the plains and the second wave of Covid-19 seeing a significant decline in the country.
#CovidThirdWave #Manali #Tourists
While evidence shows that children generally only suffer mild symptoms of the Coronavirus, most scientists believe immunizing children is crucial to achieving herd immunity. Finland is one of the few countries running trials on kids as young as six months.
#Finland #Covid19 #Coronavirus
At a time when the Indian economy has been ravaged by the repurcussions of the lockdown induced by the deadly second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a slew of relief measures.
#NirmalaSitharaman #EconomicRelief #Rs1.1
Delhi reported 85 new Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest tally since May 1st of last year; According to a report by PTI, TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty from the Jadavpur constituency has fallen ill today; Former Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP legislator Ajay Vishnoi said he was ‘ashamed’ that Maneka Gandhi was an MP from his party; Devendra Fadnavis said his party will restore reservation for the OBCs in local bodies if given the power or else he will retire from politics.
#Covid19 #MimiChakraborty #ManekaGandhi #DevendraFadnavis