In a letter to Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, on August 10, Aaditya raised several issues, including exemption being granted to environmentally destructive activities like coal prospecting, crushing and screening of iron ore, etc.
From January till August 10, a total of 21 organ donations took place in the city. Of these, seven were performed from May to July this year and 16 persons benefited from these transplants.
Incidentally, former Maharashtra Chief Minister M Narayan Rane, a BJP leader from Konkan and a former member of the Shiv Sena, had alleged that Salian had been “raped and murdered” and that the state government was trying to save “one of the young ministers."
In a letter to Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta Tuesday, Bajwa alleged that a “bogus threat assessment” report was prepared by the police to rule out any threat to him.
The court said that the civic body’s action was not as per the law and a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to a viral video related to the hospital.
Out of 11 patients who died in the last 24 hours, four died in Panipat, two in Gurgaon and one each in Faridabad, Sonipat, Ambala, Panchkula and Kurukshetra. The state's overall fatality rate was 1.16 per cent Monday evening.
Divisional commissioner Saurabh Rao said overall, the projections estimated a total of 1,60,208 cases in Pune by the end of August. In the last 10 days, however, the positivity rate had declined to 22 per cent in Pune, which was a welcome sign, he added.
As cops rushed to bring the situation under control, hundreds more gathered and marched to DJ Halli police station, setting some vehicles on fire.
After Delhi and Mumbai, this is the first study in the city to understand the percentage of the population affected by Covid-19.
“Given the increase of caseload in these districts, it was felt that it is high time to create a jumbo facility in these districts," said Divisional Commissioner Saurabh Rao.
“The PMC has decided to purchase one lakh kits at a total cost of Rs 4.59 crore with immediate effect,” said Hemant Rasane, chairperson of the PMC’s standing committee.
While the arrested tested positive for Covid-19 before being sent to judicial custody, a policeman who had come in contact with the couple has also tested positive for the infection.
“A total of Rs 10.21 lakh will be disbursed to such farmers as the first instalment through direct benefits transfer mode after completion of physical verification process by officials of the department," said Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture).
The last date for farmers to fill up the forms for the scheme ended on July 31, but the work of reconciliation of data on the bank’s end is expected to continue till August 15.
Thackeray, who was speaking in a videoconference of ten CMs with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the Covid-19 situation, said that the state government is making efforts to reduce the mortality rate in the state.
For the first time this season, water from Khadakwasla could be released on Wednesday. As per the latest dam status report issued by the Irrigation department, Khadakwasla was 96 per cent full on Tuesday.
The association says combined vaccine of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS) was found to be highly effective in Haryana as no outbreak has been observed so far after administration of this vaccine in bovines of the state till date since March 2019.
A police officer said the man had been very disturbed since he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Palaniswami also informed Modi that the state has fully exhausted the State Disaster Response and Mitigation Fund and urged an ad-hoc grant of Rs 1,000 crore from the National Disaster Response Force fund.
As per the media bulletin issued on Monday, the total number of tests done on August 10 was 22,620.
The state government was under pressure from the civil society for failing to take action against the hospital management even after it emerged that the hospital did not have a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the fire department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
Several consultants who facilitate admissions in foreign universities in the state said that seats in the majority universities and colleges are already “full till January 2021” and “now students have started booking seats for May 2021 intake”.
CBI teams initiated parallel searches at the government offices of town and country planning department, HUDA (now Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP)) and premises of the accused at Delhi, Panchkula and Chandigarh.
Ludhiana has reported maximum Covid-19 deaths (178), followed by Amritsar (96) and Jalandhar (80).
On August 8, the guests who attended the housewarming ceremony of Srinivas Murthy were surprised to see a statue of Madhavi, his late wife, in the drawing-room of the new house.