Breaking News LIVE, February 15:
12:30 PM| Retired Supreme Court (SC) Justice P B Sawant passed away in Pune on Monday morning. He was 91.
“He passed away at his residence at 9.30 am today due to age related issues. He was 91 and had not been keeping well from more than the last one month. His death has caused an irreparable damage to legal and social fraternity. He is survived by his wife and three children and their families,” said former Judge of Bombay High Court, BG Kolse Patil, who has had a long association with Justice Sawant.
10:50 AM| Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid condolences to the deceased in the massive accident in Jalgaon.
Heart-wrenching truck accident in Jalgaon, Maharashtra. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest: PM Narendra Modi
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— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2021
10:00 AM| Today, India has recorded over 11,649 new Covid-19 cases and 90 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the data released by the Union Health Ministry. The coronavirus caseload in the country crossed the 10.91 million mark. The coronavirus death toll has reached 155, 732 and the active caseload stands at 139, 637.
As many as 15 people died, two injured after a vehicle overturned near Kingaon village in Yawal taluka of Jalgaon district in Maharashtra on Sunday night.
Sensex reached over 500 points to scale the 52,000 mark for the first time in early trade on Monday. The 30-stock index rose 566 points to 52,110 against the previous close of 51,544. Nifty too hit an all-time high of 15,314, rising 151 points against the previous close of 15,163.
External affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar visits Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati. State Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also present with him.
State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) said that a total of 53 dead bodies have been recovered so far in Chamoli district, Haridwar. Rescue operation is underway at Tapovan Tunnel in Joshimath.