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With the highest-ever single-day spike of 49,310 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally nears 13-lakh mark on Friday, while the death toll crossed the 30,000-mark with 740 deaths reported during the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 samples tested up to 23rd July is 1,54,28,170 including 3,52,801 samples tested yesterday.
Apart from coronavirus, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said his government will soon prove its majority in the assembly, hours before he met the Governor with whom he is said to have discussed calling a session of the House. The indication that the Gehlot government is preparing for a floor test in the assembly comes a day ahead of the expected pronouncement of a high court order on the disqualification notices sent by the Speaker to the rebel MLAs.
Here are the LIVE Updates of July 24:
10:25 am: There are many PR agencies which provide fake followers to people including Bollywood celebrities. These followers are not only used in increasing publicity, but also used to troll someone&steal data, so state Police will probe the matter: Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Home Minister
10:05 am: Due to flood, train services have been stopped between Darbhanga and Samastipur: Chief Public Relation Officers (CPRO) East Central Railway (ECR)
10:00 am: Relatives of the victim (Sanjeev Yadav) are claiming that they have given the ransom amount of Rs 30 lakh to the kidnappers. As per the investigation till now, we found that no ransom amount has been given, still we are probing the case from all angles: Mohit Agarwal, IG Kanpur Range
9:50 am: KeralaGoldSmugglingCase: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has issued a notice to M Sivasankar, former Principal Secy of Kerala Chief Minister, asking him to appear before NIA at Kochi office on 27th July for further interrogation. He was questioned for over 5 hrs yesterday.
9:40 am: The total number of #COVID19 samples tested up to 23rd July is 1,54,28,170 including 3,52,801 samples tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
9:30 am: Highest single-day spike of 49,310 cases and 740 deaths reported in India in the last 24 hours. Total #COVID19 positive cases stand at 12,87,945 including 4,40,135 active cases, 8,17,209 cured/discharged/migrated & 30,601 deaths: Health Ministry
9:20 am: Sensex opens at 37,845.32, down by 295.15 points.
9:00 am: Indian Air Force Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) at Rafi Marg in Delhi has been adjudged the ‘Best Maintained Building’ pan India by Central Public Works Department (CPWD) for the year 2020.
8:45 am: Central Crime Branch (CCB) Bengaluru has arrested one person Manjunath involved in online child pornography. There are 8 other cases registered against him. The investigation is going on: Sandeep Patil, Joint CP (Crime), Bengaluru
8:30 am: Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Kotputli, Viratnagar (both in Rajasthan) during the next 2 hour: India Meteorological Department (IMD)
8:20 am: During interrogation, they revealed that the victim was murdered by them on 26-27 June & the body was disposed off in Pandu river. Teams have been formed to recover the body: Dinesh Kumar, SSP Kanpur
8:00 am: On June 23, missing complaint of a man, Sanjeev Yadav was registered at Barra Police Station&on 26th June an FIR was registered. His family received a ransom call on June 29&based on probe some people have been taken into custody including his two friends: Dinesh Kumar, SSP Kanpur
7:40 am: I appeal to Heads of religious institutions to ensure enforcement of social distancing & other #COVID19 precautions, especially masks, during visits to religious places. I also urge them to make regular public announcements in this regard: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh
7:30 am: 76,570 #COVID19 cases & 1,225 deaths reported in the United States in the last 24 hours as per Johns Hopkins University: AFP news agency
7:20 am: An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 struck 89km East of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir at 5:11 am today: National Centre for Seismology (NCS)
7:10 am: An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 struck Palghar, Maharashtra at 12:26 am today: National Centre for Seismology (NCS)
7:00 am: Bihar: Patna General Post Office has set up a counter selling hand sanitizers, masks and immunity boosters to tackle #COVID19. Ranjeet Kumar, sales manager says, “We are selling 6 types of masks made of khadi & silk. People are giving a good response to our products.”
Posted By: Talib Khan