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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus 2 Days After Getting Vaccinated
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday tested positive for Coronavirus, country’s Health Minister informed. The Pakistan premier tested positive for the deadly contagion two days after he was vaccinated.
03:10 PM | Magnitude 7.2 quake hits northern Japan, 1 metre tsunami
An earthquake struck northern Japan on Saturday, hitting areas devastated by the 2011 disaster and generating a tsunami of 1 metre, public broadcaster NHK said.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) elected Dattatreya Hosabale as the next sarkaryavah (general secretary) on Saturday, 20 March, replacing Suresh ‘Bhaiyyaji’ Joshi — who has held the position for a record twelve years from 2009
A massive fire broke out at the generator car of Shatabdi Express at Ghaziabad railway station on Saturday morning. According to reports, the train was coming from New Delhi railway station and going towards Lucknow.
Fire breaks out at the generator car of Shatabdi Express at Ghaziabad railway station. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/qjgCuSWdMF
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PM Narendra Modi is set to address a rally on Saturday (March 20) in West Bengal’s Kharagpur and Assam’s Chabua. The rallies are scheduled to be held at 11:15 am and 2:30 pm respectively. The prime minister is going to hold the public rallies as a part of BJP’s campaign in the two poll-bound states.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called review meet today over matter related to doorstep delivery of ration scheme (Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana). Delhi Food and Supply minister will also be present. Centre stopped the UT Govt’s scheme, which was to be launched on March 25.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal speaks to his son and party leader Sukhbir Singh Badal, through a video call. The latter is admitted at Medanta Hospital in Haryana’s Gurugram after testing positive for #COVID19.
In view of rapidly increasing coronavirus cases in parts of the country, the Central Government has asked the states and Union territories to ensure that people follow COVID-appropriate behaviour like wearing face masks, maintaining hand hygiene and social distancing.
Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh continue to report a surge in fresh Covid-19 cases and they account for 80.63% of the daily new cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.