LIVE Breaking News, August 14, 2020:
5:12 PM| Singer SP Balabrahmanyam, who tested positive for the coronavirus in the first week of August is in critical condition. He has been shifted to the ICU and is on life support. He is currently being treated by a set of doctors and his haemodynamic and clinical parameters are being closely monitored.
5:00 PM| The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has been tested negative for coronavirus on Friday. He will be in home isolation for a few days on doctor’s advice. He was admitted to Medanta Hospital.
आज मेरी कोरोना टेस्ट रिपोर्ट नेगेटिव आई है।
मैं ईश्वर का धन्यवाद करता हूँ और इस समय जिन लोगों ने मेरे स्वास्थ्यलाभ के लिए शुभकामनाएं देकर मेरा और मेरे परिजनों को ढाढस बंधाया उन सभी का ह्रदय से आभार व्यक्त करता हूँ।
डॉक्टर्स की सलाह पर अभी कुछ और दिनों तक होम आइसोलेशन में रहूँगा।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 14, 2020
2:55 PM| Kozhikode plane crash: Kerala officials involved in rescue operations have been tested positive for coronavirus.
12:00 PM| Disha Salian’s father Satish Salian has filed a written complaint against three people for spreading rumours about Disha’s death: Mumbai Police (ANI)
Disha Salian’s father Satish Salian has filed a written complaint against three people for spreading rumours about Disha’s death: Malvani Police Station, Mumbai#SushantSinghRajput‘s former manager Disha Salian was found dead on June 8 in Mumbai
— ANI (@ANI) August 14, 2020
11:30 AM| The Supreme Court has held activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court for his tweets allegedly derogatory against the judiciary. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra pronounced its verdicts in the matter.
11:25 AM| Amazon.com Inc announced on Friday that it will launch an online pharmacy in India that will serve the city of Bengaluru. The service, “Amazon Pharmacy”, will offer both over-the-counter and prescription-based drugs, basic health devices and traditional Indian herbal medicines, the company said in a statement.
11:15 AM| Nearly five months after the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra was suspended as a precautionary measure amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Jammu and Kashmir administration announced that the Yatra would be resumed on August 16.
The administration has set guidelines for the pilgrims visiting the shrine. A maximum of 500 pilgrims per day will be permitted in a graded manner from outside Jammu and Kashmir. Registration of pilgrims should be made only through online mode, to avoid any assembly of persons at current counters.
Hours after Sushant Singh Rajput’s co-actors Kriti Sanon and Ankita Lokhande took to Instagram demanding a probe into the actor’s death by the Central Bureau of Investigation, Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan also lent his support sharing the hashtag “CBIforSSR”.
The CBI recently took over the investigation into the case and re-registered the Patna police FIR against Rhea Chakraborty and her family.
Two Jammu and Kashmir policemen have died after their convoy came under attack from terrorists on the outskirts of Srinagar this morning, the police said.
“Terrorists fired indiscriminately upon police party near Nowgam Bypass. 3 police personnel injured. They were shifted to hospital for treatment where two among them attained martyrdom. Area cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted, giving an update on the incident.
Preliminary results of Phase 1 clinical trials show that Bharat Biotech-ICMR’s coronavirus vaccine ‘Covaxin’ is safe to use, according to the report in India Today. Phase 1 of the human trials in most centres chosen for Covaxin trials have concluded.
With a record single-day increase of 66,999 cases on Thursday, India’s coronavirus tally rose to 23,96,637, while the death toll climbed to 47,033, the health ministry data showed. After seeing an uptick in the coronavirus cases for a few days, Delhi on Thursday registered 965 COVID cases, raising the city’s infection tally to over 1.49 lakh. Maharashtra continues to witness over 10,000 new infections.
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