Breaking News LIVE, September 14:
Members of Parliament, including ruling BJP leaders Meenakshi Lekhi, Anant Kumar Hegde and Parvesh Sahib Singh, have tested positive for COVID-19 on day one of Parliament’s Monsoon Session.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, other ministers and leaders greeted the people of India on the occasion of Hindi Diwas 2020. On Hindi Diwas, PM Modi took to Twitter and wished the people. “…Hearty congratulations to all the linguists who contributed to the development of Hindi…,” the Prime Minister wrote in Hindi.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Shweta Singh Kirti on Sunday evening thanked fans from across the globe who became part of the #Plants4SSR campaign and helped fulfill the late Bollywood actor’s dream of planting 1000 trees in his lifetime. The late actor’s friends including actor Mahesh Shetty, filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra and his former partner Ankita Lokhande also took part in the #Plants4SSR campaign.
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut tweeted on Monday: “With a heavy heart leaving Mumbai, the way I was terrorised all these days constant attacks and abuses hurled at me attempts to break my house after my workplace, alert security with lethal weapons around me, must say my analogy about POK was bang on.”
India on Monday reported 92,071 new coronavirus cases and 1,136 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 48,46,427. The number of deaths stands at 79,722. Union Home Minister Harsh Vardhan has said India was considering granting an emergency authorisation for a coronavirus vaccine, particularly for the elderly and people in high-risk workplaces, as the country’s number of reported infections passed the 47-lakh mark.
The World Health Organization reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from India, the United States, and Brazil, according to the WHO’s website.
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