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Coronavirus Live News: 7,760 cases and 300 deaths reported in Maharashtra today

Total number of cases in the state is now at 4,57,956, including 1,42,151 active cases, 2,99,356 discharged & 16,142 deaths.

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12:21 AM

Wrap up: Here's all the news that matter

  • 208 COVID-19 cases & 309 recoveries reported in Uttarakhand today
  • 7,760 COVID19 cases, 12,326 discharged & 300 deaths reported in Maharashtra today
  • COVID-19: Gyms, yoga institutes likely to remain shut in Delhi
  • Vivo likely to quit as 2020 IPL title sponsors amid Indo-China diplomatic tensions
  • Huge explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut
  • 623 COVID-19 cases, 756 recovered/discharged & 8 deaths reported in Haryana today
  • 1,124 COVID19 cases, 781 recovered & 13 deaths reported in Rajasthan today
  • 280 COVID19 cases, 357 discharged & 8 deaths reported in Chhattisgarh today
  • RBI approves the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as Managing Director & CEO of HDFC Bank
  • Former CJI and Rajya Sabha MP Ranjan Gogoi has tested positive for coronavirus
  • All religious places and places of worship to open in Jammu & Kashmir from August 16, 2020
  • 399 COVID-19 cases, 383 recovered/discharged and 1 death reported in Jharkhand
  • Women soldiers of Assam Rifles have been deployed in Kashmir for the first time
11:56 PM

B Sathyanarayana, Janata Dal (Secular) MLA from Sira Constituency, Karnataka who was under treatment at Manipal hospital for a prolonged illness passed away today. He was 69: Manish Rai, Hospital Director

11:56 PM

Our embassy staff are safe, we're in touch with Indian community members. So far there is no report of casualty, we're keeping close watch&are in touch with community organisations.There is lot of damage to buildings in central Beirut: Indian envoy to Lebanon S Azaz khan to ANI

11:32 PM

Women soldiers of Assam Rifles have been deployed in Kashmir for the first time. Smiling faces of locals is a testimony of their professionalism: Assam Rifles

11:23 PM

Patients who are already admitted at the hospital shall be treated until the time of recovery and charged as per the government orders. Failure to comply with the instructions shall lead to cancellation of the hospital registration: Telangana Health Department

11:07 PM

399 COVID-19 cases, 383 recovered/discharged and 1 death reported in Jharkhand today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 14,070, including 8,742 active cases, 5,199 recovered/discharged & 129 deaths: State Health Department

11:07 PM

Two big explosions heard in Central Beirut this evening. Everyone is advised to stay calm. Any Indian community member in need of any help, may contact our helpline: Embassy of India, Beirut

10:58 PM

Former CJI and Rajya Sabha MP Ranjan Gogoi has tested positive for coronavirus

10:50 PM

Lebanon's internal security chief tells reporters the blast was in a port area with highly explosive material, not explosives: Reuters

10:49 PM

All religious places and places of worship to open in Jammu & Kashmir from August 16, 2020. Religious processions and large religious gatherings remain strictly prohibited: Rohit Kansal, J&K Principal Secretary (Information)

10:35 PM

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approves the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as Managing Director & CEO of HDFC Bank. The appointment is for a period of 3 years beginning October 27, 2020 and is subject to the approval of the Bank's board and shareholders.

10:02 PM

280 COVID19 cases, 357 discharged & 8 deaths reported in Chhattisgarh today, as of 9 pm. Total number of cases in the state is now at 10,109, including 7,613 discharged, 2,427 active cases & 69 deaths: State Health Department

10:02 PM

1,124 COVID19 cases, 781 recovered & 13 deaths reported in Rajasthan today, as of 8:30 pm. Total number of cases in the state is now at 46,679, including 32,832 recovered, 13,115 active cases & 732 deaths: State Health Department

10:00 PM

Tomorrow is 'bhumi pujan' of #RamMandir in Ayodhya. This day will be etched in history as one of the most auspicious days of independent India.... My thoughts are with Shri Balasaheb Thackeray, he should have been there to witness this.

- Raj Thackeray, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena

09:57 PM

Huge explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut. More details awaited.

09:57 PM

Andhra Pradesh High Court today granted bail to LG Polymers CEO Sunke Jeyong, director DS Kim, Operations Addl Director PP Mohan Rao & 8 other accused in Vizag's LG polymer gas leakage incident.

09:47 PM

709 COVID-19 cases, 873 recovered/discharged & 56 deaths reported in Mumbai today. Total number of cases in the city is now at 1,18,130, including 90,962 recovered/discharged, 20,326 active cases & 6,546 deaths: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

09:29 PM

623 COVID-19 cases, 756 recovered/discharged & 8 deaths reported in Haryana today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 37,796, including 31,226 recovered/discharged, 6,122 active cases & 448 deaths: State Health Department

09:28 PM

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Rajendra KV orders that all liquor shops in the district will remain closed from 6.00 pm of 4th August to 9.00 AM of 6th August.

09:28 PM

30 students of Residential Coaching Academy (sponsored by Ministry of Education - the then HRD Ministry) of Jamia University selected in UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019. 25 of them were residing in RCA & 5 were trained at the mock interview program of RCA: Jamia University official

09:24 PM

In a major breakthrough in the hooch tragedy case, Punjab Police has arrested Ludhiana-based paint store owner, allegedly responsible for triggering the chain of events that ultimately resulted in the death of 111 persons across 3 districts: Government of Punjab

09:20 PM

Huge blast rocks Beirut: AFP news agency

09:20 PM

Delhi resident Jatin Kishore secures second rank in Civil Services Exam 2019. Son of a government servant, Jatin says, "This was my second attempt in prelims. This time, I focused more on repeated revisions & current affairs. My parents were supportive throughout my journey."

09:15 PM

COVID-19: Gyms, yoga institutes likely to remain shut in Delhi

09:08 PM

Vivo likely to quit as 2020 IPL title sponsors amid Indo-China diplomatic tensions

08:56 PM

Shri Ram occupies an esteemed place in India’s cultural and civilizational heritage and is an embodiment of grace, dignity and decorum. It is my belief that this temple will inspire all Indians to imbibe his virtues: Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani

08:56 PM

Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani

It is also my belief that Ram Mandir will represent India as a strong, prosperous, peaceful and harmonious nation with justice for all and exclusion of none so that we can truly usher in Ram Rajya, the epitome of good governance.
08:54 PM

208 COVID-19 cases & 309 recoveries reported in Uttarakhand today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 8,008, including 4,847 recovered, 3,028 active cases & 95 deaths: State Health Department

08:53 PM

Sometimes significant dreams take a long time to fruition, but when finally realised, wait becomes worthwhile. One such dream, close to my heart is getting fulfilled. PM is laying foundation of Ram Mandir. It's a historic & emotional day not only for me but all Indians.

- LK Advani

08:52 PM

I feel humbled that during Ram Janmabhoomi movement, destiny made me perform a pivotal duty in the form of Ram Rath Yatra from Somnath to Ayodhya in 1990 which helped galvanise aspirations, energies & passions of its countless participants.

- Veteran BJP leader LK Advani

08:51 PM

7,760 COVID19 cases, 12,326 discharged & 300 deaths reported in Maharashtra today

  • Total number of cases in the state is now at 4,57,956.
  • This includes 1,42,151 active cases, 2,99,356 discharged & 16,142 deaths.
08:50 PM

Supreme Court to pronounce tomorrow its verdict in the issue of referring to Constitution Bench, a batch of pleas challenging Centre’s decision of granting 10% quota for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in jobs and admissions in the general category.

08:49 PM

2,752 COVID-19 cases, 2,066 discharged & 54 deaths reported in West Bengal today

Total number of cases in the state is now at 80,984, including 22,315 active cases, 56,884 discharged & 1,785 deaths.
08:48 PM

J&K: Aftab Rasool, who hails from Trehgam in Kupwara, cracks UPSC Exam 2019 with 412 rank. Son of a former policeman, Aftab tells ANI, "My parents supported me throughout. My message to Kashmiri youth is whatever you are following, follow it by heart. Work hard & be dedicated."

08:47 PM

Police don't change with change in govt. If those who had Mumbai Police under them till last year, can't trust Police then they should leave the state. What has happened that Amruta Fadnavis is feeling scared?: Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab on Amruta Fadnavis' tweet

08:46 PM

These ridiculous assertions have neither legal validity nor international credibility. In fact, this new effort only confirms the reality of Pakistan's obsession with territorial aggrandisement supported by cross-border terrorism.

- Government of India

08:46 PM

We've seen a so-called "political map" of Pakistan that has been released by PM Imran Khan. This is an exercise in political absurdity, laying untenable claims to territories in the Indian state of Gujarat and our union territories of Jammu Kashmir and of Ladakh.

- Government of India

08:45 PM

BJP workers burst firecrackers at the party's office in Bhopal, ahead of the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya tomorrow

08:44 PM

In the past 5 years, many incidents of suicides & deaths took place, were all the cases transferred to CBI? Mumbai Police is competent enough to handle Sushant Singh Rajput case and we support them: Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab

08:31 PM

Andhra reports 9,747 Covid cases, crosses 1.76 lakh mark, death toll cross 1,600

08:04 PM

259 new COVID19 cases and 238 recovered cases reported in Goa today. Total number of cases till date is 7,075, out of which 1,901 are active cases, 5,114 are recovered cases and 60 deaths: Directorate of Health Services, Goa

08:04 PM

Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Governor of Bihar accords his consent to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate/supervise and inquire into the case registered in Patna.

08:03 PM

1,020 new cases of COVID19 and 25 deaths reported in Gujarat in last the 24 hours. State tally rises to 65,704 including 14,811 active cases, 48,359 cured/discharged and 2,534 deaths: State Health Department, Gujarat

08:03 PM

Petition filed in Supreme Court by a law student from Maharashtra, seeking Central Bureau of Investigation/National Investigation Agency probe into Sushant Singh Rajput Case

07:55 PM

Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive of COVID-19, admitted to Medanta Hospital

  • Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to Medanta Hospital. Pradhan, 51, had developed COVID-like symptoms on Monday and was tested on Tuesday.
  • Sources said Pradhan had last week met Home Minister Amit Shah, who was admitted to Medanta on Sunday after testing positive of coronavirus. His staff too had earlier tested positive and has been isolation since. Pradhan is one of the several high-profile names to have tested positive.
  • Others include Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has also been diagnosed with the infection and is being treated at privately-owned Kauvery Hospital.
07:51 PM

Evacuated over 11,000 people from flood-hit areas of Bihar: NDRF

More than 11,000 people have been evacuated by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from flood-affected areas of Bihar so far, a spokesperson of the central force said on Tuesday. The force has scaled up the strength of its rescue teams in the state to 23, from the earlier 21.
07:36 PM

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive for COVID-19

07:09 PM

PM Modi will attend the public function on laying of the Foundation Stone of 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir' at Ayodhya tomorrow. Prior to the function, PM will take part in Pooja & Darshan at Hanumangarhi: Prime Minister's Office (PMO)

07:09 PM

People are doing mud slinging on me personally and members of the Thackeray family.... I have no connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death in any manner. This is politics over someone's death: Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray in a statement

07:08 PM

1.48 kg gold in paste form worth Rs. 82.3 lakh seized by Custom officials at Chennai Airport. Two people arrested so far: Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport Tamil Nadu

07:08 PM

5,063 COVID-19 cases, 6,501 discharged & 108 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today.

Total number of cases in the state is now at 2,68,285, including 2,08,784 discharged, 55,152 active cases & 4,349 deaths: State Health Department
07:07 PM

390 COVID-19 cases, 824 recovered & 10 deaths reported in Jammu & Kashmir today.

Total number of cases in the Union Territory is now at 22,396, including 7,123 active cases, 14,856 recovered & 417 deaths: UT Government
07:07 PM

Candidates who have passed 10+2 scheme of exam with PCM subjects or 10+3 Diploma with Maths, eligible for admission to B.Arch. course for 2020-2021. Candidates should've qualified aptitude test in Architecture, i.e. NATA or JEE: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Education

07:06 PM

The poor will get free of cost treatment for COVID-19, just like it was being done earlier. The rich and those who can afford can avail paid quarantine facilities, if they want. State Home Ministry will issue a separate guideline for home quarantine: Narottam Mishra, MP Minister

07:06 PM

4108 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 5187 Rapid antigen tests conducted today. 10,83,097 tests done so far: Government of Delhi

07:06 PM

Delhi reports 674 COVID19 cases, 972 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 12 deaths today.

The total positive cases here rises to 1,39,156 including 1,25,226 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 4033 deaths: Government of Delhi
07:06 PM

Haryana: Pradeep Singh from Sonepat tops UPSC Civil Services Examination, 2019. Says, "I'm feeling happy, this was my 4th attempt. I had cleared the exam last year also & joined Indian Revenue Service. Country is facing many problems, I'll try to contribute towards solving them."

07:05 PM

J&K govt imposes restrictions on movement & gathering of not more than 3 persons in Kashmir valley districts in wake of COVID-19 spike. Night movement also stopped. Other than Srinagar no daytime restrictions except in containment zones. Stricter restrictions imposed in Srinagar.

07:05 PM

CM said that we're fortunate to witness this. Today from 6-7 pm, everyone will light earthen lamps at their homes. Tomorrow is a historic day. Earthen lamps will be lit today & tomorrow. Houses of ministers, MPs, MLAs will be illuminated.

Narottam Mishra, MP Minister RamTemple
06:35 PM

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives in Ayodhya to attend the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple tomorrow.

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