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India reported 42,766 new Covid-19 cases and 308 deaths, according to data shared by the the Union health ministry on Sunday. Today's date, September 5, also marks the birth anniversary of former president Dr S Radhakrishnan and is observed annually as Teachers' Day.
Also, a mega "Kisan Mahapanchayat' is taking place in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar in protest against the three central agricultural laws.
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Sep 05, 2021 11:10 PM IST
Assam reports 321 Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths
Sep 05, 2021 10:15 PM IST
Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya meets his Brazilian counterpart
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya met his Brazilian counterpart Marcelo Queiroga in Italy on Sunday. "We spoke about One Health & the introduction of Nano-Urea for better results. Also, offered India's full support to aid Brazil's fight against TB," Mandaviya tweeted after the meeting.
Sep 05, 2021 09:23 PM IST
Taliban meet UN under-secretary general in Kabul
Taliban leader Mullah Baradar met with Martin Griffiths, UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, on Sunday at the foreign ministry in Kabul, TOLO news reported.
Sep 05, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Guinea govt dissolved, President ‘taken’
Sep 05, 2021 07:41 PM IST
Maharashtra records 4,057 Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths
Maharashtra reported 4,057 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 6,486,174. In the last 24 hours 67 deaths were also recorded, the death toll in the state now stands at 137,774.
Sep 05, 2021 07:22 PM IST
TMC candidates Jakir Hossain & Amirul Islam to contest bypolls
Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidates Jakir Hossain and Amirul Islam will be contesting from the Jangipur and Samserganj seats respectively in the upcoming Assembly bypolls, which are scheduled to be held on September 30.
Sep 05, 2021 06:23 PM IST
4 killed, 17 injured after tractor-trolley overturns in MP
Four people were killed and 17 were injured in a road mishap on Sunday in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, after the tractor-trolley they were travelling in overturned, police told news agency ANI.
Sep 05, 2021 06:19 PM IST
Kerala reports 26,701 Covid-19 cases, 74 deaths
Kerala reported 26,701 Covid-19 cases on Sunday. The state's total tally of active cases now stands at 2,47,791. In the last 24 hours, 74 deaths have also been recorded, the death toll now stands at 21,496.
Sep 05, 2021 05:36 PM IST
Varavara Rao seeks extension of bail due to health related complications
Elgar Parishad accused P Varavara Rao while seeking an extension of his medical bail by another six months told the Bombay high court that the neurological problems he started facing while incarcerated has gotten worse, and he is suffering from memory loss. The urinary tract infection he was diagnosed with in prison has also not gotten better and he will be needing surgery soon for another condition. Rao was granted bail due to his failing health in February and released in March for a period of six months.
Sep 05, 2021 04:56 PM IST
S Jaishankar meets Denmark PM Mette Frederiksen
Sep 05, 2021 04:29 PM IST
TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee to appear before ED on Monday
Trinamool Congress (TMC )leader Abhishek Banerjee will be appearing before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday, reported ANI. ED has summoned Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife for interrogation in an alleged multi-crore coal pilferage scam.
Sep 05, 2021 04:10 PM IST
PM Modi congratulates winners of Tokyo Paralympics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted in support of the winners in Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday. Voicing his appreciation for the "coaches, support staff and families of our athletes for their constant support to players".
Sep 05, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Kerala reports 2 more cases of Nipah virus
Kerala has reported 2 more cases of the Nipah virus on Sunday, state health minister Veena George said. A central team has been rushed to the state after an individual succumbed to the virus on Sunday. "National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune has confirmed a sample of a 12-year-old boy from Kerala has turned Nipah positive. The patient passed away on Sunday morning," George told reporters.
Sep 05, 2021 02:25 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to visit Jammu in September
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will be undertaking a visit to Jammu on September 9 and 10. The Member of Parliament is also likely to offer prayers at Vaishno Devi temple, reported news agency ANI.
Sep 05, 2021 01:43 PM IST
Kisan Mahapanchayat underway in Muzaffarnagar
Farmers gathered in large number in Muzaffarnagar to attend Kisan Mahapanchayat, demanding repeal of three farm laws
Sep 05, 2021 01:11 PM IST
Suicide blast in Pakistan's Quetta kills 3
As many as three people killed and 20 others wounded in a suicide bomb blast at a check-post located at Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan.
Sep 05, 2021 12:43 PM IST
Unknown miscreants loot shop in Delhi's Khera Khurd
Two unknown miscreants looted a hardware shop at gunpoint in Delhi's Khera Khurd area on Saturday. “Search for three accused seen in the CCTV footage is underway. We are also looking into history-sheeters. Accused had also fired bullet. Probe on,” says Delhi Police.
Sep 05, 2021 12:13 PM IST
Rakesh Tikait arrives at Kisan Mahapanchayat
BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait arrives at Kisan Mahapanchayat in Muzaffarnagar, shares stage with elder brother and BKU chief Naresh Tikait for first time in nine months.
Sep 05, 2021 11:26 AM IST
180 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in August: Govt
In August, India administered more vaccine doses than all G7 nations put together: Centre
Sep 05, 2021 11:07 AM IST
Mumbai: Man held for alleged rape of minor
Mumbai Police arrest 24-year-old man for the alleged rape of a minor girl under Colaba police station limits. Case registered under section 376 IPC and POCSO Act.
Sep 05, 2021 10:38 AM IST
Will discuss strategy to continue agitation, says Rakesh Tikait
“We will be discussing strategies to continue the agitation across the country,” says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait ahead of Kisan Mahapanchayat on his home turf of Muzaffarnagar.
Sep 05, 2021 10:06 AM IST
Australia logs 1684 new Covid-19 cases
Australia records 1684 new Covid-19 cases. The country has, thus far, seen just under 62,000 infections of Covid-19 and 1040 deaths due to it.
Sep 05, 2021 09:35 AM IST
India reports 42,766 new Covid-19 cases and 308 deaths
India logs 42,766 fresh Covid-19 infections, as against 42,618 from a day ago. Active caseload rises to 410,048. 38,091 recoveries and 308 fatalities take recovered cases and death toll to 32,138,092 and 440,533 respectively. Total tally rises to 32,988,673.
Sep 05, 2021 09:08 AM IST
President Kovind congratulates Noida DM for silver at Paralympics
“Congratulations to Suhas Yathiraj who gave a tough fight to world #1 and won silver medal in badminton at Paralympics,” tweets President Ram Nath Kovind.
Sep 05, 2021 08:28 AM IST
PM Modi greets on Teachers' Day
On Teachers' Day, greetings to the entire teaching fraternity, which has always played a pivotal role in nurturing young minds. It is commendable how teachers have innovated and ensured the education journey of students continues in the Covid-19 times. I pay my respects to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti and recall his distinguished scholarship as well as contributions to our nation: PM Narendra Modi
Sep 05, 2021 07:51 AM IST
NIV confirms Nipah virus case in Kerala; patient succumbs
Kerala health minister Veenu George announces National Institute of Virology, Pune confirmed Nipah case in Kozhikode. Patient succumbed at 5am today, says George.
Sep 05, 2021 07:43 AM IST
Suspected case of Nipah reported in Kozhikode
High alert announced in Kerala's Kozhikode after suspected case of Nipah virus reported. The patient, a 12-year-old boy, reported to be critical. Senior health officials, including state health minister Veena George, leave for Kozhikode.
Sep 05, 2021 07:23 AM IST
28 new Covid-19 cases in China
China reported 28 new Covid-19 cases on September 4, the same as a day earlier. Total cases reach 95,010 while death toll unchanged at 4636.
Sep 05, 2021 06:17 AM IST
AAP's ‘Kisan Mazdoor Khet Bachao Yatra’ in Haryana from today
The AAP will begin its week-long “Kisan Mazdoor Khet Bachao Yatra” in Haryana from today. It will begin from Rohtak and conclude on September 13 in Palwal.
Sep 05, 2021 05:44 AM IST
US president, First Lady to travel to all 3 sites of 9/11 attacks: White House
On Saturday, September 11, president Joe Biden and the First Lady will honor and pay respects to the lives lost 20 years ago with travel to all three sites of the 9/11 attacks - New York City, Shanksville, and the Pentagon: White House
Sep 05, 2021 05:12 AM IST
Farmers to hold ‘mahapanchayat’ in Muzaffarnagar today
Farmers protesting against the three central farm laws will hold a mahapanchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar today. According to organisers, lakhs of farmers will attend the event.
- Addressing an official event in Chennai, CM MK Stalin spoke about the Dravidian model followed in the state as part of which there was inclusive growth helping Tamil Nadu become one of the leading states in several parameters.