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Abhishek Bachchan, along with father Amitabh Bachchan, tested positive for coronavirus on July 11 and got admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati hospital. Amitabh was discharged on August 2 after testing negative for COVID-19.

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The central government on Wednesday transferred Sushant Singh Rajput's death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

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Miguel Herrán, who plays the young hacker Rio in Netflix show Money Heist, once featured in an Indian ad in 2015.

Technology

At the Unpacked event, 2020 Samsung unveils five new products including its next-generation foldable smartphone dubbed Galaxy Z Fold2.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Buds Live. Galaxy Watch3 is a next-generation smartwatch from the company bundled with lots of health and wellness features.

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Samsung released several new devices on Wednesday,including new Galaxy Note 20 phones and Galaxy Watch 3.

Lucknow News

UP: Woman held hostage by two men rescued after gunfight
UP: Woman held hostage by two men rescued after gunfight

The incident took place at Knowledge Park area when after the station house officer attached to Knowledge Park police station intercepted an auto-rickshaw and signalled it to stop.

With diyas & firecrackers: Diwali comes early at UP CM’s residence
With diyas & firecrackers: Diwali comes early at UP CM’s residence

Adityanath lit earthen lamps and candles, burst firecrackers as flower rangolis with “Jai Sri Ram” written on them welcomed people at the entrance gate.

1 killed in clash between Gurjars and Brahmins, two cops suspended
1 killed in clash between Gurjars and Brahmins, two cops suspended

Two policemen – station in-charge Arvind Kumar and Sub-Inspector Karamveer Singh – have also been suspended for failing to take preventive measures.

Vikas Dubey killing: Judicial panel begins probe from Bikru
Vikas Dubey killing: Judicial panel begins probe from Bikru

Vikas was killed on July 10 while he was being brought to Kanpur from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, where he was arrested a day earlier.

Fortnight after testing positive, UP minister dies of coronavirus
Fortnight after testing positive, UP minister dies of coronavirus

The 62-year-old, the only woman with a Cabinet portfolio in the Yogi Adityanath government, is the first minister in Uttar Pradesh to succumb to the coronavirus. An MLA from Ghatampur in Kanpur Nagar, she was also a member of the 11th and 12th Lok Sabha.

UP: Over 330 villages hit by floods, govt sets up 95 relief camps
UP: Over 330 villages hit by floods, govt sets up 95 relief camps

A statement issued by the Relief Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh, said that according to information from the irrigation department, the following rivers are flowing above the danger level – Sharda river (Lakhimpur Kheri), Rapti river (Gorakhpur and Shravasti), Saryu/Ghagra river (Barabanki and Ayodhya and Ballia).

Recovery rate dips: No easing in infection rate as more districts add to surge in UP
Recovery rate dips: No easing in infection rate as more districts add to surge in UP

The average weekly growth rate in Covid cases also increased by 0.4 percentage points to 5.5%, thereby reducing the doubling days count to 13 from 14 in the previous week.

Lucknow Mayor wants EOW to probe ‘corruption’ by civic officials
Lucknow Mayor wants EOW to probe ‘corruption’ by civic officials

Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia has alleged corruption in allocation of tenders and amassing wealth quoting a letter written by a Lucknow resident, Ateeq-ur-Rehman.

Construction of Mosque on 5-acre plot in Ayodhya Babri litigant miffed at being left out of Trust
Construction of Mosque on 5-acre plot in Ayodhya Babri litigant miffed at being left out of Trust

‘We fought the case for 70 years …Now, when the mosque is being built, we are not even consulted’.

Cabinet nod to new force for securing vital installations
Cabinet nod to new force for securing vital installations

To begin with, UPSSF will have five battalions and its personnel equipped with high-level professional skills, the government said.

As Covid infection soars, CM sends special teams to worst-hit districts
As Covid infection soars, CM sends special teams to worst-hit districts

For the first time, the total number of active cases breached the 30,000-mark.

Unlock 3.0 from Aug 5, but weekend lockdown to stay in UP
Unlock 3.0 from Aug 5, but weekend lockdown to stay in UP

All social, political, sports, entertainment, educational, cultural, and religious events are also barred.

3,000+ Covid cases for fourth straight day, Uttar Pradesh sixth worst-hit
3,000+ Covid cases for fourth straight day, Uttar Pradesh sixth worst-hit

Enough beds and oxygen supply in medical colleges to treat patients, claim govt; sero-surveillance on the cards

Police file chargesheet in 65 cases against Azam Khan, probe on in 3 pending cases
Police file chargesheet in 65 cases against Azam Khan, probe on in 3 pending cases

The three cases in which the investigation is still on are those related to Azam Khan allegedly making derogatory remarks to BJP leader Jaya Prada and preparing fake documents to grab Waqf property.

Abducted accountant found dead in UP, DGP tells cops to act against kidnapping
Abducted accountant found dead in UP, DGP tells cops to act against kidnapping

With a series of cases of kidnapping and murder taking place in the state, DGP HC Awasthy on Tuesday directed district police chiefs to expedite investigation of kidnapping cases and ensure safe recovery of victims.

UP among three states to test 20 Lakh samples: Covid deaths near 1,500; cases 74,000
UP among three states to test 20 Lakh samples: Covid deaths near 1,500; cases 74,000

Of 3,490 fresh cases recorded in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, Bareilly logged the highest cases at 335, followed by 268 in Kanpur Nagar, 247 in Lucknow, 191 in Jaunpur, 138 in Varanasi, 125 in Prayagraj, 114 in Gautam Buddh Nagar, 109 in Moradabad and 101 in Lakhimpur Kheri.

Cane council staffer booked, suspended for swindling Rs 2 crore
Cane council staffer booked, suspended for swindling Rs 2 crore

Cane and Sugar Commissioner Sanjay R Bhoosreddy said Naresh Kumar Sharma, in-charge accounts clerk of the council, was found to be the main accused. Sharma was arrested on July 6 and was suspended on the same day, said Bhoosreddy.

Agra: Police probe ‘barring of Dalit’s cremation’
Agra: Police probe ‘barring of Dalit’s cremation’

BSP chief Mayawati demanded a high-level inquiry into the matter.

Won’t allow animal sacrifice during Bakrid, Hindus also did away with bali: BJP MLA
Won’t allow animal sacrifice during Bakrid, Hindus also did away with bali: BJP MLA

BJP MLA Nand Kishor Gurjar maintained that animal sacrifice was being stopped to “check the spread of coronavirus in the area”.

Doctor ‘demands Rs 8,700 for swift post-mortem’
Doctor ‘demands Rs 8,700 for swift post-mortem’

The medical staff also asked for another Rs 800 to properly wrap the body but “when we refused to get this amount arranged, they handed over a half-sewn body”, alleged Rana.

Over 1 lakh tests done: 3,578 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours
Over 1 lakh tests done: 3,578 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours

The spike comes even as the state has claimed to have conducted more than one lakh tests on Sunday at a positivity rate of 3.34 per cent.

14-yr-old boy found dead in Gorakhpur a day after abduction, five arrested
14-yr-old boy found dead in Gorakhpur a day after abduction, five arrested

“Five persons have been arrested in the case and two others are still on the run,” Gorakhpur SSP Sunil Kumar Gupta told the media.

UP Cong chief Ajay Lallu, RS MP PL Punia arrested during protest outside Lucknow Raj Bhavan
UP Cong chief Ajay Lallu, RS MP PL Punia arrested during protest outside Lucknow Raj Bhavan

Besides Lallu and Punia, around 150 other party workers have been arrested while staging the dharna outside Raj Bhavan against the alleged attempts to “murder” democracy in Rajasthan by the BJP, the party’s media convener Lalan Kumar said.

19-year-old  ‘kills minor for resisting sexual advances’, held
19-year-old ‘kills minor for resisting sexual advances’, held

The post-mortem report stated that she died of ante-mortem injuries, said Additional Superintendent of Police, Etah, Om Prakash Singh.

State logs highest-surge week, Capital adds most Covid cases
State logs highest-surge week, Capital adds most Covid cases

Lucknow accounted for 13 per cent of the weekly caseload and is the worst-affected district in the state in terms of total cases (6,307) and active cases (3,210).

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