Live updates of Covi cases: India’s COVID-19 tally stands at 4,35,47,809 and the death toll stands at 5,25,270. Active Covid cases stand at 1,15,212, Health Ministry reports

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India reports 16,159 new coronavirus infections

Thane records 348 new cases of COVID-19

As many as 348 new coronavirus cases have been detected in Maharashtra’s Thane district, taking its tally of infections to 7,30,069, a health official said on Wednesday. These new cases were reported on Tuesday, he said, adding that the district currently has 3,982 active cases of COVID-19.

Prime Minister Modi will visit Patna on July 12

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the capital of Bihar next week to participate in a ceremony to be held as part of the centenary celebrations of the State Assembly Building. According to a statement from Vidhan Sabha, President Vijay Kumar Sinha said he was delighted with Modi’s planned tour on July 12 “which will be the first opportunity for a prime minister to visit the Bihar assembly”.

Rs 50 LPG price hike

From July 6, LPG cylinder prices are expected to increase by Rs 50; new rates:
  • Delhi: Rs 1053
  • Calcutta: Rs 1079
  • Mumbai: Rs 1052.50
  • Chennai: Rs 1068.50

Two local terrorists surrender during a meeting in Kulgam of JK

Two local terrorists surrendered at the call of their parents and security forces after an encounter erupted in the Hadigam area of ​​Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Wednesday. Incriminated equipment, weapons and ammunition were recovered from the two terrorists.

Ajmer man arrested over Nupur Sharma remarks

Singapore reports 12,784 COVID-19 cases, two deaths

Singapore had reported 12,784 new cases of COVID-19 as of midday on Tuesday as the health ministry prepared to restrict hospital visits this week. There were two deaths, bringing the total death toll to 1,421, in the country which reported its first case of COVID in January 2020. Of all the cases, 12,248 infections were reported among the local population and 536 among those who had arrived from abroad. .

What’s happening to Boris’ Cabinet?

  • Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi is chosen as chancellor after Rishi Sunak leaves Boris Johnson’s cabinet
  • Steve Barclay, Johnson’s chief of staff, becomes health secretary, replacing Sajid Javid
  • Sunak and Javid quit earlier within minutes of each other, criticizing the PM’s leadership
  • Sunak said the public expected ‘the government to be run properly, competently and earnestly’
  • It came after Johnson apologized for appointing a Tory MP to his government who had faced allegations of sexual misconduct
  • Conservative Party Deputy Chairman Bim Afolami quits live TV, and at least four Tory aides quit, but many cabinet members voice support for PM
  • Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer says it’s ‘clear the government is collapsing now’
  • The Prime Minister won a vote of confidence in his leadership last month and is safe from another vote for a year unless the rules are changed

Canada to throw away 13.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Canada will throw away about 13.6 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine because it has found no takers either at home or abroad. Canada signed a contract with AstraZeneca in 2020 for 20 million doses of its vaccine, and 2.3 million Canadians received at least one dose, mostly between March and June 2021.

Draupadi Murmu to meet with NDA MPs and MPs in Assam

NDA presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu arrived here late Tuesday evening to solicit support for the July 18 poll and will meet MPs and lawmakers from the ruling BJP and its allies the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the United People’s Liberal Party (UPPL). Accompanied by Union Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Murmu arrived here from Manipur’s capital Imphal and was received at the airport by Assam’s Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Gunman fired more than 70 rounds during 4th of July parade in Chicago

The gunman who attacked an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago fired more than 70 rounds from an AR-15 type weapon that killed at least six people, then evaded initial capture by walking dressing as a woman and blending in with the fleeing crowd, police said Tuesday. . A Lake County Major Crimes Task Force spokesperson told a news conference that the alleged shooter, who was arrested Monday night, used a high-powered rifle “similar to an AR- 15” to spray bullets from the top of a commercial building into a crowd that had gathered for the parade in Highland Park, a close-knit community on the shores of Lake Michigan that has long drawn the rich and sometimes famous.

NIA resumes investigation into murder of Amravati chemist

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) resumed the investigation into the murder of Amravati-based chemist Umesh Kolhe on Tuesday and collected documents and evidence related to the case from the city’s police, officials said. police officials. The anti-terrorist agency, which has already taken care of the seven accused of the June 21 murder, took possession of a logbook, knives and some two-wheelers seized by the cops, CCTV footage , CDR (Call Detail Record) data of the accused and other documents and materials which were in the possession of the Kotwali Police who have been handling the investigation so far, they said. The NIA took into custody all the defendants, who were granted four days in pre-trial detention on Monday after appearing in a court in Amravati.

Rishi Sunak resigns amid mounting pressure on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

In a blow to British Prime Minister Johnson, two of his top Cabinet colleagues, including Chancellor Rishi Sunak, resigned on Tuesday as they expressed loss of confidence in his leadership amid a series of scandals. The 42-year-old British Indian minister posted his resignation letter on Twitter shortly after the resignation of another senior Cabinet official, British Health Secretary Sajid Javid.