Breaking News Latest Updates, Highlights of February 24
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Here are the Highlights of February 24:
3:00 pm: Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar to take over as the Commander-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai on March 1. He would be replacing Vice-Admiral Ajith Kumar who is superannuating on February 28
2:45 pm: West Bengal: BJP leader Rakesh Singh produced before Alipore Court in Kolkata in connection with a narcotics case involving youth BJP leader Pamela Goswami.
2:35 pm: GoI is committed to double farmers' income & work towards agriculture's welfare. Discussions have been held many times, if they've a point to raise even now, we're ready to discuss: Agriculture Minister NS Tomar when asked about Rakesh Tikait's remark about 40 lakh tractors march
2:25 pm: Every time you (BJP) say that Trinamool Congress is 'Tolabaaj' but I say you (BJP) are 'dangabaaz and dhandabaaz': West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Hooghly
2:10 pm: Bengal will rule Bengal. Gujarat will not rule Bengal. Modi will not rule Bengal. 'Gundas' (miscreants) will not rule Bengal: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Hooghly
1:55 pm: England win toss, choose to bat first against India in the third Test (D/N) at Narendra Modi Stadium, in Gujarat's Motera
1:40 pm: Jasprit Bumrah returns in place of Mohammed Siraj, while Washington Sundar replaces Kuldeep Yadav, in the third Test match against England
1:30 pm: India's Playing XI for 3rd Test against England- R Sharma, S Gill, C Pujara, V Kohli, A Rahane, R Pant, W Sundar, R Ashwin, A Patel, J Bumrah, I Sharma: BCCI
1:15 pm: He (Rahul Gandhi) had said the same thing in the past after which Giriraj Singh Ji said that a Fisheries Ministry already exists. It is important that senior leaders of the Congress Party should make him understand so that he doesn't make such statements: Union Minister RK Singh
1:00 pm: Two terrorists of JeM killed during Srigufwara forest, Anantnag encounter. Search operation underway: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar to ANI
11:50 am: Ahmedabad: President Ram Nath Kovind to formally inaugurate Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera where pink-ball Test match between India and England will begin today
11:45 am: Maharashtra Minister Chhagan Bhujbal tests positive for COVID19
11:30 am: Five staff members of Maharashtra Minister Chhagan Bhujbal test positive for COVID19.
11:15 am: Supreme Court dismisses the petition filed by UPSC aspirants seeking an extra attempt in civil service exams for those aspirants who had exhausted their last attempt in October 2020
11:00 am: As our Amma (J Jayalalithaa) wished, our government (AIADMK) should be there even after 100 years. For that to happen, we should contest elections together (AIADMK and AMMK). I wish for the same. I will meet the cadres and people soon: Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala
10:45 am: Jaipur: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot presents state budget 2021-22 at the State Assembly
10:25 am: A Delhi court seeks a response from Delhi Police on anticipatory bail moved by Shantanu Muluk, co-accused in the ongoing 'Toolkit'. Court adjourns the matter for tomorrow. Court also noted the public prosecutor's submission that Shantanu has interim protection till 26th February
10:10 am: Maharashtra | A 40-year-old man stabbed to death yesterday in the Powai area. The accused is yet to be arrested An FIR has been registered under relevant sections of IPC and search for accused is underway: Powai Police
10:00 am: New COVID19 strains detected in India & the UK strain is highly transmissible. We should take all possible precautions to prevent the rise in cases. Currently, we have 55 COVID19 cases at the hospital. The cases have gone up in the last 2 weeks: Director, PGIMER Chandigarh
9:50 am: India reports 13,742 new #COVID19 cases, 14,037 discharges, and 104 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,10,30,176 Total discharges: 1,07,26,702 Death toll: 1,56,567 Active cases: 1,46,907 Total Vaccination: 1,21,65,598
9:40 am: Travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab will need a negative coronavirus test report to enter #Delhi from 26th February till 15th March
9:20 am: Our next call will be for a march to Parliament, and not just 4 lakh tractors but 40 lakh tractors will go there if farm laws are not taken back: BKU leader Rakesh Tikat at a farmers rally in Sikar, Rajasthan yesterday
9:10 am: Director State Culture Dept Beena Bhatt has filed a complaint with Addnl Chief Secy Radha Raturi against Secy In-charge Dilip Jawalkar accusing him of passing indecent comments&harassment. Raturi has asked for a report on the matter. Jawalkar to submit his response
9:00 am: Delhi: Yog Guru Ramdev releases a scientific research paper onthe first evidence-based medicine for #COVID19 by Patanjali'. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari are also present at the event.
8:50 am: Ayurveda has Rs 30,000 Cr economy in India. As per official data, it used to see a growth of 15-20% every yr pre-COVID. Post-COVID, this growth rate has risen to 50-90%. It's an indication that people have accepted it. There's marked improvement in exports & FDI: Union Health Min
8:40 am: Coronil has been awarded the CoPP licence as per WHO-GMP. Dr Harsh Vardhan didn't endorse any ayurvedic medicine, neither, did he undermine the modern medicines: Acharya Balkrishna, General Secretary, Patanjali Research Foundation Trust, Haridwar over IMA on Coronil
8:25 am: 98 CPM party members joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Union Minister Pralhad Joshi. Many CPM and Congress workers want to join BJP: VV Rajesh, BJP leader in Thiruvananthapuram yesterday
8:10 am: MP Mohan Delkar's suicide note was written on his official letter pad and was 15 pages long. Police will be recording statements of his family members in the coming days: Mumbai Police
8:00 am: 10-12 family members of a Samajwadi Party candidate misbehaved with me in Bhaisnwal. 5-6 Lok Dal workers did same when I was in Soram to attend a function. After I left, a clash erupted. Announcements were made from the mosque to unite against me: Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan
7:45 am: Case filed against 14 persons including Bihar CM Nitish Kumar & Muzaffarpur District Magistrate in a Muzaffarpur Court in connection with listing the names of people from another panchayat as voters in Chaki Sohagpur: Jaychandra Prasad Sahni, Lawyer at Muzaffarpur Civil Court
7:30 am: Supreme Court will hear today the pleas seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in Palghar mob-lynching incident.
7:15 am: Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission has summoned State DGP over allegations made by Bhopal BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur about custodial torture against her. He has been asked to appear before April 6:Lawyer Aditya Mishra who filed complaint at NHRC regarding it in 2018
7:00 am: Haridwar: Personnel who will be posted on Kumbh Mela duty are being vaccinated against COVID-19; visuals of Kumbh Mela Officer Deepak Rawat who was administered with the vaccine yesterday
Posted By: Talibuddin Khan