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Aamir Khan also has tested positive for Covid-19. “Aamir has tested positive for the virus, and has home quarantined himself.
Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Wednesday recommended to Union government to appoint senior most SC Judge Justice N V Ramana as the next CJI.
CJI Bobde handed over a copy of the letter of recommendation to his successor Justice Ramana after sending it to the Centre.
India recorded 40,715 coronavirus cases in a day, taking the nationwide infection tally to 1,16,86,796, while the active caseload at 3,45,377 registered an increase for the 13th day in a row, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday.
The number of COVID-19 deaths in the country increased to 1,60,166, with 199 daily new fatalities, it said.
The Karnataka Congress will hold a protest all night inside the assembly today. The MLAs will sleep inside the assembly.
Maharashtra: Two persons were severely injured after two trucks collided on Mumbai-Nashik Expressway near Thane West at around 1:25 am. Both trucks have successfully been removed & the highway is operational for vehicles now.
The COVID-19 situation in West Bengal’s 19 districts is reported to be “quite grim” as there is a steady rise in infections, according to an internal survey conducted by the state’s health department.
“The infection rate has increased from 1.35% to 1.78% between March 15 and March 21. There are 19 districts on the list marked as red,” a source was quoted as saying by PTI. The state reported 404 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, pushing the tally to 5,81,403.
Lok Sabha will take up a discussion on the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2021, and the Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill, 2021 today.
US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas spoke with India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu. They agreed to re-establish the US-India Homeland Security Dialogue and to discuss important issues such as cybersecurity and emerging technology.