New Delhi: India records 2,797 new corona cases and 24 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In the same period, the country has recorded 24 more Covid related deaths, taking the national fatalities tally to 5,28,778 as per the report.
Meanwhile, the active caseload of the country presently stands at 29,251 cases, accounting for 0.07 percent of the country’s total positive cases.
The recovery of 3,884 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,40,51,228. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75 percent.
Meanwhile, India’s Daily Positivity rate has been reported to be 1.05 percent, while the Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently also stands at 1.30 percent.
Also in the same period, a total of 2,66,839 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 89.67 crores.
As of Saturday morning, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 218.93 crores.
Over 4.10 crore adolescents have been administered a first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.
I could never wrap my head around Bollywood’s obsession with continuously addressing condom as a chhatri or an umbrella. Not only it’s cringe to hear repeatedly but also, it somewhere defeats the whole purpose with which films around these subjects are made. Moreover, picking a taboo subject and making a film on it can turn out to be quite risky if you don’t stick to the agenda and beat around the bush. Thankfully, Rakul Preet Singh’s Chhatriwali, directed by Tejas Prabhaa Vijay Deoskar, doesn’t digress much, and follows a crisp screenplay. There are some flaws here and there, but with all the humour and lighter moments, they can be somewhat overlooked.
A dirty bomb in the possession of an unstable democracy could be lethal. How it was stopped in its tracks is the story of Mission Majnu, which starts by saying that it is ‘inspired by true events’.
The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) has vehemently opposed the Election Commission of India’s proposal of remote EVMs (RVMs) to enable domestic migrants to vote remotely in the elections being held in their home States or constituencies. The party will submit its stand to the ECI in writing before January 30 and will raise its objections after discussing it within the party.
The national capital recorded no new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the first time since the pandemic began in March 2020, stated a bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department on Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his best wishes to all army personnel, veterans, and their families on the occasion of Army Day.