Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of February 13
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The Union Health Ministry will administer the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines today to those healthcare workers who took the jab on day 1. So far, over 77.66 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been vaccinated in India, the Health Ministry has informed.
Here are the highlights of February 13:
16:02 pm: Two drug peddlers arrested in possession of over 1 kg of cannabis worth Rs 33 lakhs from Khar area of Mumbai last night: Deputy Commissioner of Police anti-Narcotics Cell
15:50 pm: Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested a person in possession of illegal arms from Vile Parle area yesterday. Investigation revealed that the person is also named in a case registered in Andheri Police station in 2000: Mumbai Police
15:21 pm: No date fixed for resumption of all passenger trains operations. Railways have been increasing the number of train services in a graded manner. Already more than 65 per cent of trains are running. More than 250 plus were added in January, more will be added gradually: Indian Railways
14:57 pm: Jammu and Kashmir DDC Elections: Tazeem Akhtar, an independent candidate, elected as Chairperson of Poonch and Mohammad Ashfaq, another independent candidate, elected as vice-chairman.
14:10 pm: NIA files chargesheet against Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Mushtaq Shah. The case relates to an attack on the convoy by a terrorist who had exploded an explosive-laden car with the intention of killing security personnel in 2019 & waging war against the Govt of India: NIA
13:52 pm: Ex-DU Professor GN Saibaba and 4 others test positive for COVID-19, at Central Jail where they're lodged. He had sought bail last year, citing cases of infection here. Gangster Arun Gawli and 5 others tested positive a few days ago, says Anup Kr Kumre, Superintendent, Central Jail.
13:06 pm: Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at a chemical factory in Tarapur town of Palghar district. Five fire tenders present at the spot, fire fighting operations underway, reports ANI.
Delhi: The second dose of #COVID19 vaccine being administered today to those who took the first shot on Day 1 of the nationwide inoculation drive on January 16th. Visuals from Delhi State Cancer Institute in GTB Nagar. pic.twitter.com/3QbnGo0thy— ANI (@ANI) February 13, 2021
11:14 am: High-Level Committee under Chairmanship of HM Amit Shah, has approved additional Central Assistance under the National Disaster Response Fund to Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and MP that were affected by floods/ cyclones (Nivar and Burevi)/Pest attack during 2020, says Ministry Home Affairs.
High-Level Committee has approved additional Central Assistance of Rs. 3,113.05 crore to these five States/ Union Territories from the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF), it added.
10:32 am: Three civilians were wounded in an explosion that targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's Jalalabad this morning: TOLOnews
10:13 am: India reports 12,143 new COVID-19 cases, 11,395 discharges, and 103 deaths in the last 24 hours, says Union Health Ministry
Total cases: 1,08,92,746
Total discharges: 1,06,00,625
Death toll: 1,55,550
Active cases: 1,36,571
Total Vaccination: 79,67,647
9:45 am: Uttarakhand Floods | A total of 38 bodies recovered so far in Chamoli (12 identified and 26 unidentified), says Chamoli District Magistrate.
9:00 am: India-China Border Standoff: Parliamentary panel on defence decides to visit Galwan Valley, Pangong in eastern Ladakh, reports PTI.
8:52 am: 6 people killed in road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj after their car rammed into a truck at Agra - Lucknow Expressway in Talgram area, reports ANI.
8:17 am: Zahoor Ahmad Rather, a terrorist affiliated with TRF (The Resistance Force) arrested from Samba last night. He had killed one Police personnel in Furrah, Kulgam and three BJP workers in Vessu, Kulgam last year, says Jammu and Kashmir Police
7:58 am: Rs 1,511-crore has been collected for Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya, as per data available on Thursday evening, says Treasurer of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Swami Govind Dev Giri.
7:50 am: The Health Ministry has said that 77,66,319 have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far. These include 58,65,813 healthcare workers (58.9 per cent of the target number) and 19,00,506 frontline workers (21.2 per cent of the target beneficiaries) whose vaccination started on February 2.
7:45 am: The second dose of coronavirus vaccines will be administered from today to those healthcare workers who took the jab on day 1.
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