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Economic Times | 06 Aug, 2020 | 11.55PM IST

Nation Live News: G C Murmu appointed as Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Former Lt. Governor of J&K Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India by the President.

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11:55 PM

Important highlights of the day:

  • J&K LG designate Manoj Sinha appointed as the new CAG of India
  • Covid-19 cases in India cross 20-lakh mark
  • 1,299 fresh coronavirus cases take Delhi's tally to 1,41,531; death toll rises to 4,059
  • India's Covid recovery rate rises to 67.62%, fatality rate drops to 2.07%
  • Vodafone Idea Q1 loss widens to Rs 25,460 crore, ARPU at Rs 114
  • Indian Railways is introducing first “Kisan Rail” from Devlali to Danapur tomorrow.
11:40 PM

With 2,372 new COVID-19 cases, Assam's tally reaches 55,671

11:39 PM

COVID-19: Pakistan to reopen almost all economic, social sectors by next month

11:35 PM

Kerala reports 1,298 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

11:21 PM

Uttarkhand's coronavirus count reaches 8,623

11:10 PM

PM Modi congratulates Mahinda Rajapaksa as ruling SLPP heads for victory in Sri Lanka

10:49 PM

Shri G C Murmu is appointed as the CAG of India

Shri G C Murmu is appointed as the CAG of India
10:40 PM

131 people including state minister, his 2 daughters test COVID positive in HP

10:16 PM

Pakistan has contacted Indian Government over the matter of appointing legal representative for Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan media

10:15 PM

2,372 COVID19 cases detected out of 55,671 tests in the last 24 hours

  • Positivity rate is at 4.25%. Total cases stand at 52,817, of which 35,892 are recovered cases.
  • 16,796 are active cases. The death toll is at 126.
10:07 PM

0.932 kg gold concealed inside bags as narrow strips with mercury coating seized in Kannur from 2 passengers who arrived from Dubai. Both arrested, investigation underway: Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), Kochi

09:53 PM

Delhi Police has arrested the accused in the case of sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in Pashchim Vihar area. More details awaited.

09:52 PM

755 COVID-19 cases, 680 recovered/discharged & 3 deaths reported in Haryana today

  • Total number of cases in the state is now at 39,303
  • This includes 32,640 recovered/discharged, 6,205 active cases & 458 deaths
09:35 PM

191 new COVID-19 cases, 166 recovered cases & 2 deaths reported in Goa

Total number of cases stands at 7,614, including 2,095 active cases, 5,453 recovered cases and 66 death cases: State Health Department, Goa
09:35 PM

Sukhram Chaudhary, Himachal Pradesh Power Minister tests positive for Covid-19

09:34 PM

1151 new COVID-19 positive cases & 12 deaths reported in Rajasthan.

A total of positive cases in the state rises to 48,996. Death toll mounts to 757 & 35,131 recovered in the state so far : Rajasthan Health department
09:18 PM

18,337 infected people have recovered so far in Kerala.

25,205 samples were analyzed during the last 24 hours. A total of 9,08,355 samples have so far been sent for testing & the results of 6,346 samples are yet to come: Kerala Health Minister
09:17 PM

10,328 new cases, 72 deaths & 8516 recoveries reported in the last 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh.

Total cases rise to 1,96,789 including 1,12,870 recoveries and 1,753 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 82,166: State Command Control Room, Andhra Pradesh
09:04 PM

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) inks pact with IIT-Delhi to set up centre of excellence for use of AI in decision making

09:03 PM

151 new COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad; five die, 117 recover

09:02 PM

Karnataka Covid-19 tally:

09:01 PM

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhs each for the kin of four people who died due to lightning strikes in Aurangabad (2), Rohtas (1) and Jahanabad (1) districts: State Information and Public Relation Department

08:51 PM

Courts should resume physical hearing at earliest: Bar Council of India and Delhi High Court Bar association

08:51 PM

11,514 COVID-19 cases & 316 deaths reported in Maharashtra today

Total number of cases in the state is now at 4,79,779, including 1,46,305 active cases, 3,16,375 recovered & 16,792 deaths: State Health Department
08:31 PM

UP govt extends deadline for SIT to submit report on Kanpur encounter

08:11 PM

CBI registers FIR against Rhea Chakraborty, Indrajit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, Shruti Modi, and others in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

08:07 PM

Kuwait approves repatriation flights to India amid travel ban

Kuwait has approved India's request to run repatriation flights for citizens wishing to return home, even as the Gulf nation has imposed an indefinite travel ban on 31 "high-risk" coronavirus countries, including India.
08:05 PM

Iraqi religious bodies house patients instead of pilgrims to help fight COVID-19

The holy Shi'ite city of Kerbala, which used to host pilgrims from all around the world, is now quarantining dozens of COVID-19 patients in apartment buildings owned by Imam Hussein shrine.
07:56 PM

Sushanth Singh Rajput Case: CBI registers a FIR in the matter

The case is based on the request of Bihar Govt and further notification from Govt of India and taken over the investigation. The case has been registered against 6 accused and others: CBI
07:56 PM

It has been decided that lockdown will be in place on Sundays only in Bhopal & some other districts. Hotels and restaurants can now function till 10 pm. The curfew will remain in place between 10 pm and 5 am: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra

07:54 PM

Israel institute to start COVID-19 vaccine trials in humans soon

07:47 PM

8.27 lakh job aspirants register themselves with Delhi govt's 'Rozgar Bazaar'

07:45 PM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to inaugurate COVID-19 hospital in Sector 39, Noida on Saturday, August 8.

07:44 PM

Delhi govt sends proposal to LG Baijal for reopening hotels, gyms, weekly markets

07:41 PM

RBI move to allow loan restructuring to support retail industry: Retailers Association of India

07:27 PM

The five new lines of effort for the Clean Network under Trump Administration are as follows:

Clean Carrier: To ensure untrusted People’s Republic of China (PRC) carriers are not connected with U.S. telecommunications networks.
Clean Store: To remove untrusted applications from U.S. mobile app stores, majorly PRC apps.
Clean Apps: To prevent untrusted PRC smartphone manufacturers from pre-installing –or otherwise making available for download – trusted apps on their apps store.
Clean Cloud: To prevent U.S. citizens’ most sensitive personal information and our businesses’ most valuable intellectual property, including COVID-19 vaccine research, from being stored and processed on cloud-based systems accessible to our foreign adversaries through companies such as Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent.
Clean Cable: To ensure the undersea cables connecting our country to the global internet are not subverted for intelligence gathering by the PRC at hyper scale.
07:14 PM

1,299 fresh coronavirus cases take Delhi's tally to 1,41,531; death toll rises to 4,059

07:13 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron promises angry Beirut crowds aid won't go to "corrupt hands"

07:10 PM

Mumbai's Dharavi slum reports eight new COVID-19

07:09 PM

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, who was admitted to Manipal Hospitals on 2nd Aug, continues to be clinically stable & is responding well to treatment. He is cheerful & continues to attend to his activities from his room.

- Dr. Manish Rai, Director, Manipal Hospital Bengaluru

07:08 PM

ED attaches immovable properties worth Rs 7 crores of Anantha Padmanaban, a Chennai based bullion trader and jewellery merchant under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), in a bogus import case: Enforcement Directorate

07:02 PM

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) issues ultimatum of 48 hours to customs to confirm about safety standards of hazardous materials in warehouses.

06:54 PM

J&K LG designate Manoj Sinha arrives in Srinagar, likely to take oath tomorrow

06:54 PM

Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week

Owing to the pandemic-induced losses, companies continue to slash jobs. The critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired
06:52 PM

Wipro announces collaboration with Intel to enable Wipro's LIVE Space, the company's digital workspace solution with the Intel vProplatform

06:52 PM

31 dengue cases in Delhi till Aug 1; fever clinics set up, campaign intensified

06:50 PM

Haven't received any communication from Pak on Kulbhushan Jadhav case; Pak needs to provide unhindered, unimpeded consular access to him: MEA

06:23 PM

Vodafone Idea Q1 loss widens to Rs 25,460 crore, ARPU at Rs 114

06:19 PM

Spain, Slovakia agree to issue 'Gratis Visa' to Indians in view of COVID-19

This possibility covers not only tourists, but all the Schengen visa categories
06:15 PM

Vande Bharat flight with 233 Indians departs from China's Guangzhou

06:14 PM

India's Covid recovery rate rises to 67.62%, fatality rate drops to 2.07%: Ministry of Health, GoI

06:02 PM

666 villages in 17 districts hit by floods in Uttar Pradesh

05:59 PM

New Raj Bhawan in Goa can be built after COVID crisis is over

- MoS Shripad Naik

05:52 PM

CBI gets in touch with Bihar Police in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput

PTI
05:49 PM

Home isolation for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in Nagaland

05:43 PM

Portion of 4-storey building collapses due to incessant rainfall in Maharashtra's Thane district

PTI
05:39 PM

Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1,327 in Chandigarh

Active cases and deaths stand at 529 and 20 respectively
05:36 PM

ASHA, Anganwadi, other scheme workers to go on 2-day strike

  • A joint platform of scheme workers under programmes like Anganwadi, ASHA, and national health mission on Thursday gave a call for a two-day nationwide strike from Friday to press for better service conditions and benefits.
  • The platform affiliated to ten central trade unions will also join 'Jail Bharo Satyagraha' call, a statement said.
05:29 PM

Nepal coronavirus tally jumps to 21,390

05:20 PM

Water level of Panchganga river at Kolhapur in Maharashtra touches danger mark following incessant rainfall

- Disaster management cell

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