India Covid Cases News Updates LIVE: Cases are rising in Delhi but people are not developing serious illness, says Satyendar Jain
Live Covid News: “Although Covid cases have increased in Delhi, people are not getting severe disease and the hospitalization rate is low. This is because our population is fully immunized and a large number of people have had the disease in the past, so the situation is not serious,” Jain told reporters. Previously, when Delhi had 5,000 active cases, 1,000 people would require hospitalization, he said.
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A suspected IED was recovered in the Sidra area of Jammu, according to police. cordoned off area
A suspected IED was recovered in the Sidra area of Jammu, according to police. Area cordoned off (Visuals delayed by unspecified… https://t.co/HAksa4wuy4
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Scorching conditions will prevail over northwest and central India for the next 5 days and over eastern India for the next 3 days and will subside thereafter. Rain/thunderstorm with lightning/gusty winds likely to continue over northeast India: Indian Meteorological Service
Maharashtra | Amravati MP Navneet and MP Ravi Rana filed a motion in the Sessions Court asking for home-cooked food to be served to them in jail. The hearing on this ground will take place tomorrow.
No need to panic about Covid in children, several serological surveys show a “very low” severity of the disease in them.
– Delhi Health Minister
Taiwan’s daily COVID cases top 10,000 for first time
- Taiwan, which has a population of 23 million, has reported a year-to-date spike in cases – 51,504 so far.
- With a well-vaccinated population, more than 99% of those infected in the current wave are asymptomatic or have not become seriously ill.
- Only seven people have died since January 1.
Delhi government donates Rs 1 crore each to families of two frontline workers who died from Covid
Jain has also provided financial assistance of Rs 1 crore to the family of Dr Mithilesh Kumar Singh who succumbed to the virus disease while working in a hospital.
Karnataka | The Department of Education has ordered an investigation into whether the Bible is used or religion is taught in our (Christian) schools. I feel very bad. We can boldly say that no student of another religion has become a Christian in our school: Archbishop of Bengaluru Peter Machado
Recently, the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was removed from 23 districts in Assam. We have removed AFSPA from many parts of the North East due to improved law and order.
– PM Modi in Karbi Along, Assam
A three-member delegation from the TMC Investigation Committee comprising Dola Sen, Lalitesh Tripathi and Saket Gokhale will meet the NHRC Chairman tomorrow April 29 over the incident in Prayagraj (UP) where a family of 5 was found dead in the village of Khevrajpur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Diphu, Karbi Anglong district to attend Assam’s ‘Peace, Unity and Development Rally’
#WATCH | Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Diphu, Karbi Anglong district to attend the ‘Peace, Unity and Development’ meeting… https://t.co/bovh6lhT0J
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US President Joe Biden to meet Prime Minister Modi at Quad Summit in Japan next month: White House
Mumbai | The CMs were informed that Prime Minister Modi would hold a meeting on Covid. Prime Minister Modi has taunted CMs of non-BJP states regarding petrol and diesel, this is not correct. We didn’t expect PM Modi to do it, but CM Uddhav Thackeray and Mamata Banerjee gave the answer: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut
The Tamil Nadu government had in fact reduced the VAT on petrol in August 2021, before the action of the Union government. This reduction has resulted in relief of Rs 3 per liter for citizens of the state: Minister of Finance and Human Resource Management of Tamil Nadu
Karnataka | One case of acid attack was reported within the limits of Kamakshipalya PS. The woman has received primary health care and is out of danger. Teams are formed to watch over him: Dr Sanjeev M Patil, DCP West Bengaluru
delhi | Defense Minister Rajnath Singh arrives at the Compex Defense Office to address the Navy Commanders Conference.
There are around 5,000 active Covid cases in Delhi, but hospital admissions are very low. We have 10,000 beds in Delhi of which only 100 are occupied. We are also preparing for the booster dose to be given to everyone: Dr Satyendra Jain, Minister of Health Delhi
The Maharashtra government has collected Rs 79,412 crore in fuel taxes since 2018 and is expected to collect Rs 33,000 crore this year. (Adding up to Rs 1,12,757 crore). Why didn’t he reduce VAT on petrol and diesel to relieve people?: Union Min for Petroleum & Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri
Mizoram today reports 85 new cases of COVID-19. Active cases stand at 730.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 16,980 (Union Health Ministry)
Single-day rise of 3,303 COVID-19 cases, 39 deaths brings India‘s total to 4, 30, 68,799, death toll to 5, 23,693: Union Health Ministry
The number of active COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 16,980 (Union Health Ministry)
Two activists killed during Pulwama meeting
Two Al-Badr militants were killed during an overnight encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Thursday. Security forces on Wednesday launched a cordon and search operation in Pulwama, south Kashmir, following reports of militants there, a police official said.
Shares of Indonesian palm oil companies fall
Shares of some of Indonesia’s leading palm oil plantation companies fell in early trading on Thursday after the government shocked markets by making last-minute changes to an export ban to include palm oil crude and other refined products. Shares of Astra Agro Lestari fell 5.4%, Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology fell 1.3%, while Salim Ivomas Pratama fell 2.8%.
Smartphone sales in China fall 14% year-on-year in the first quarter
Smartphone sales in China fell 14% year-on-year in the first quarter to 74.2 million units, with volumes dropping to levels last seen in the first quarter of 2020, Counterpoint Research said. Smartphone maker Vivo captured the largest market share in the first quarter, with 19.7% of sales, followed by Oppo with 18% and Apple in third place with 17.9%, the firm said. ‘studies.
Biden will meet Prime Minister Modi at the Quad Summit in Tokyo next month
US President Joe Biden will visit South Korea and Japan next month and attend the QUAD Summit in Tokyo, where he will also meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the White House has announced. Biden’s trip to South Korea and Japan is scheduled for May 20-24. “This trip will advance the Biden-Harris administration’s unwavering commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said here Wednesday. .
Boeing CEO laments Trump deal for Air Force One planes
David Calhoun said ‘this was a public negotiation’ and ‘we took a risk’ by agreeing to a fixed-price contract that would make Boeing liable if it cost more than expected to convert two Boeing jumbo jets 747 in presidential planes.
Russian hacks often accompany Ukrainian attacks
Cyberattacks by state-backed Russian hackers destroyed data at dozens of organizations in Ukraine and created “a chaotic information environment,” Microsoft said in a report released Wednesday. Nearly half of destructive attacks targeted critical infrastructure, often simultaneously with physical attacks, the report noted. A senior Ukrainian cybersecurity official, Victor Zhora, told reporters at a press conference on Wednesday that cyberattacks on telecommunications have sometimes coincided with artillery and other physical attacks.
Allies must ‘double down’ and send tanks and jets to Ukraine, says UK
Britain’s Foreign Minister on Wednesday called on Western allies to send tanks, warplanes and other heavy weapons to Ukraine, saying fears of an escalation in the war were misplaced and “inaction would be the greatest provocation”. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said “now is a time for courage, not caution” among nations helping Ukraine fight off the Russian invasion. “Heavy weapons, tanks, planes – dig deep into our inventories, increase production. We have to do all of this,” Truss said during an annual foreign policy address at Mansion House, the residence of the Lord Mayor of London.
“Offset requirements in India are a major impediment to defense trade”
Offset requirements in India pose a major challenge to defense trade with the United States, a former senior Pentagon official has told lawmakers. “India has huge opportunities but also huge challenges. We have never been able to get the comprehensive security agreements with India that we were hoping for,” said Ellen Lord, who was previously under -Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S). members of the House Armed Services Committee. “We have challenges with things like the S-400 under contract and so on. Also the challenge of doing business, I can tell you in India, is huge because of the offset requirements there to be able to provide local business,” Lord mentioned.