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Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah to address public rallies in Kondli, Trilokpuri, Krishna Nagar and Gandhi Nagar today. While Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address public rallies in Kondli and Hauz Qazi today.

Chinese health authorities on Wednesday said it received reports of 3,887 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 65 deaths on Tuesday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. All of the deaths are in Hubei Province.

Here are the LIVE Updates of February 5:

4:10 pm: Eli Hefets, India Head of Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems: We have completed the supply of the Spike-LR anti-tank guided missiles under the fast track procedure where the systems had to be delivered within three months of the order

4:05 pm: Government of India issues gazette notification over setting up of the Trust, ' Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra', for the construction of Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya. Trust by the name 'Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra' has been registered with its registered office at R-20, Greater Kailash Part -1, New Delhi, 110048.

4:00 pm: A special court in Delhi has asked Delhi Police to file a status report on a complaint of CPIM leader Brinda Karat against BJP MPs Anurag Thakur and Pravesh Verma for their statements. Courts fix 11 Feb for consideration of Action Taken Report.

3:55 pm: Telangana: More than 10 persons were injured after a Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus and a truck collided with each other in Nalgonda, today.

3:50 pm: Madhya Pradesh Cabinet passes resolution demanding Central Government to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The resolution also demands amendments in the National Population Register (NPR).

3:45 pm: Maharashtra: Hearing underway on the anticipatory bail application of Urvashi Chudawala in Mumbai Sessions Court. Her lawyer says the police have picked just one line and calling it sedition.

3:40 pm: J&K DGP Dilbag Singh: There are reports that VPN is being misused here.For example, the truck driver (involved in Bann toll plaza encounter on Jan 31)first clicked a photograph of encounter&sent it to Pak as an evidence that they have been intercepted. Such use&misuse is happening.

3:30 pm: Andhra Pradesh Home Min M. Sucharita on TDP MP Galla Jayadev's privilege motion in LS against alleged police excesses during protests over 3 capital issue: He tried to storm Assembly in session, instigated protesters&endangered their safety. He is levelling baseless allegations.

3:20 pm: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Israel Aerospace Industries Limited and Dynamatic Technologies Limited signed a MoU for marketing, manufacturing&selling of IAI’s Unmanned Ariel Vehicles at #DefExpo 2020 today.

3:15 pm: Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim: I welcome Delhi High Court's verdict. It gives all 4 convicts 1 week to resort to all legal remedies available to them. After this, the convicts should be hanged soon.

3:10 pm: Cabinet Secy today held a high-level review meeting over management of Novel Coronavirus&preparedness of States, with Secretaries of Health &Family Welfare,MEA,Civil Aviation,Pharma,Dept of Health Research,Member Secy&other officials from Home Ministry,Commerce, Army&Defence

3:05 pm: Jammu & Kashmir: CRPF's Constable GD Ramesh Ranjan, a resident of district Ara, Bihar, lost his life today in an attack by terrorists on a check-post in Parim Pora, Srinagar.

3:00 pm: The terrorist who was injured in today's retaliatory firing by security forces at Srinagar-Baramulla road, has succumbed to his injuries.

2:54 pm: 2012 Delhi gang-rape case: Delhi High Court observes that Delhi prison rules do not state that if mercy petition of one convict is pending, the execution of the other convicts can take place.

2:53 pm: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress in Lok Sabha: We are lagging behind Bangladesh, Pakistan & Nepal in the Global Hunger Index. Also, we fell by 7 positions in the World Happiness Index, from 133 in 2018 to 140 in 2019.

2:51 pm: 2012 Delhi gang-rape case: Delhi High Court gives all 4 convicts one week to resort to all legal remedies available to them. Post one week, the proceedings against them for the execution of death warrant will be initiated.

2:50 pm: Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh: Around 20 terrorists have been neutralised so far this year.

2:50 pm: Creation of Chief of Defence Staff post, Department of Military Affairs will boost overall defence production: PM Modi.

2:48 pm: Govt ending silos to encourage the production of key platforms in private and govt sectors in India: PM Modi. 

2:47 pm: Lack of proper policy initiative in last several decades made India biggest importer of defence platforms: PM Modi

2:47 pm: Defence exports from India reached Rs 17,000 crore in the last 2 years, the target is Rs 35,000 crore in 5 years: PM Modi

2:47 pm: Roadmap finalised to use application of artificial intelligence in defence sector: PM Modi at DefExpo. 

2:46 pm: Defence forces eyeing new technology considering new threats; India not behind: PM.

2:45 pm: 2012 Delhi gang-rape case: Delhi High Court dismisses Centre's plea challenging trial court order which had stayed the execution of all 4 convicts. Court says death warrant against all 4 convicts can't be executed separately.

2:40 pm: J&K DGP Dilbag Singh: 2 terrorists killed, 1 terrorist injured on Srinagar-Baramulla road, after they fired at police and CRPF party deployed there.

2:38 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow: Be it artillery guns, aircraft carrier, frigates, submarines, light combat aircraft, combat helicopters many such types of equipment are being manufactured in India.

2:36 pm: PM Modi: Seeing new security challenges, the security forces are developing new technologies. Our aim is to develop 25 products based on artificial intelligence in the next 5 years.

2:32 pm: Jammu & Kashmir: People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released from detention. They were detained after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019.

2:28 pm: Delhi High Court to pass order shortly on a plea of the Central government and Tihar Jail authorities challenging the order of Delhi's Patiala House Court which stayed the execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.

2:24 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh will be one of the biggest hubs of defence manufacturing in the coming future.

2:20 pm: Aligarh Muslim University Hindi Dept Research student, Kajal Bhardwaj, scores 100 percentile in Junior Research Fellowship under UGC Net exam. She says,"I was preparing since long. Learning basic concepts are very important. I worked hard and I am very happy with the result".

2:15 pm: Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inaugural ceremony of the DefExpo 2020. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also present.

2:10 pm: Ministry of Home Affairs in Parliament: India is not a signatory to 1951 UN Convention relating to the status of refugees&1967 Protocol thereon. All foreign nationals incl refuge seekers are governed by the provisions contained in the Foreigners Act, 1946. The Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939, the Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 and the Citizenship Act, 1955. Data relating to foreign nationals claiming to be refugees and residing in India is not maintained centrally

2:05 pm: Maharashtra government appoints special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam in the case of a woman teacher being set ablaze by a man in Wardha's Hinganghat area on Feb 3.

2:00 pm: Political analyst Gunja Kapoor extricated by police after protestors at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh alleged that she was wearing a 'burqa' and filming them.

1:52 pm: Maharashtra government appoints special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam in the case of a woman teacher being set ablaze by a man in Wardha's Hinganghat area on Feb 3.

1:46 pm: Lucknow: DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organisation) has displayed its Unmanned Ground Vehicle which can be used by security forces including Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in anti-naxal operations, at the #DefExpo2020.

1:40 pm: MoS Home Nityanand Rai: Centre has decided to prepare&update the population register during April to Sep, 2020 along with House listing and Housing Census throughout the country except for Assam. Aadhaar number under the National Population Register (NPR) is collected voluntarily. The number of Bangladeshi nationals who have overstayed in the country beyond the period of their visa validity after entering India legally during the years 2017,2018&2019 is 25942, 49645 and 35055, respectively.

1:35 pm: Uma Bharti on PM Modi announces constitution of Ram Temple trust: It is a day of immense pride and happiness. Now, we are ready for 2nd trial involving me and Advaniji. We will do whatever we can. I have said this from the beginning that we are ready to be even hanged for this.

1:30 pm: Government of India: Union Cabinet gives in-principle approval for setting up a new major port at Vadhavan, near Dahanu in Maharashtra.

1:25 pm: Government of India: Union Cabinet approves Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Five IIITs in PPP mode at Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur to be declared as Institutions of National Importance

1:20 pm: Government of India: Union Cabinet approves dispensation to Alliance Air for enabling commencement of international flights between India and SriLanka

1:15 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Lucknow where he will preside over the inaugural ceremony of the DefExpo 2020, today. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath welcome him at the airport.

1:10 pm: J&K: One injured terrorist has been apprehended by security forces, in Parim Pora, Srinagar. Arms & ammunition recovered.

1:05 pm: Congress staged walk out in Lok Sabha earlier today, demanding the release of Farooq Abdullah & other J&K leaders from detention.

1:00 pm: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena on PM Modi announces constitution of Ram Temple trust: I welcome announcement by PM, on behalf of Maharashtra CM. But you all know, decision of building the Ram Temple was given by the Supreme Court and to respect its decision is the responsibility of govt.

12:52 pm: Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM on Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces constitution of Ram Temple trust: Session of Parliament will end on 11th February, the announcement could have come after 8th February. Seems like BJP is worried over #DelhiElections

12:45 pm: J&K: Terrorists attacked a check-post in Parim Pora, Srinagar. One CPRF (Central Reserve Police Force) jawan has lost his life. Two terrorists have been neutralized.

12:35 pm: Delhi High Court clarifies that if there is stay order over vacating of any house by any tribunal, then Ministry will not do anything to those houses. Court has listed the matter for February 27 for further hearing.

12:30 pm: Delhi High Court directs the Ministry of Housing&Urban Affairs to ask illegal occupants, living since 1998, to vacate houses within 15 days&if they do not vacate then put the belongings of these illegal occupants on road.

12:25 pm: Delhi: In wake of the death of a four-month infant of a Shaheen Bagh protestor, Zen Gunratan Sadavarte, one of Bravery Award winners of this year, writes to Chief Justice of India, seeking direction for authorities to stop children&infants' involvement in demonstration&agitations. 

12:20 pm: Union Home Minister Amit Shah: There will be 15 trustees in Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, of which 1 will always be from Dalit community. For such an unprecedented decision that strengthens social harmony, I thank PM Narendra Modi.

12:10 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Firing heard in Lawaypora area of Srinagar. More details awaited.

12:00 pm: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Lok Sabha: Pornography, particularly child pornography is a serious menace. Revenge pornography is rising in the country. We are taking a lot of measures. Central Government, State Governments and State police are working together to curb it.

11:50 am: Bhadohi: Bhupendra Jaiswal, father of Yashasvi Jaiswal, who scored a century against Pakistan in y'day's Under 19 World Cup semi-final win: We were watching the match and were feeling great. My son plays really well under pressure. He assured us that he will play his best

11:40 am: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren in Dhanbad: If the entire country is prospering because of our state, then we will ensure that the benefits of it reaches to the state first. We are ready to fight with the centre for our rights.

11:30 am: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets Mariya Ahmed Didi, Defence Minister, Maldives, in Lucknow, on the sidelines of #DefExpo2020

11:20 am: Supreme Court says it will start from March 17 the final hearing of the petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs.

11:15 am: PM Modi in Lok Sabha: After the verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi issue came out, the people of India displayed remarkable faith in democratic processes and procedures. I salute the 130 crore people of India.

11:10 am: PM Modi in Lok Sabha: In India, be it Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Parsi or Jain, everyone is a part of one family. Development must take place for every member of the family. Our govt is moving forward with 'sabka sath sabka vikas' policy so that everyone is happy.

11:05 am: PM Modi in Lok Sabha: We have readied a scheme for the development of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. A trust has been formed, it is called 'Sri Ram Janambhoomi Tirath Kshetra.'


10:33 am: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on being called anti-Hindu by BJP: From where am I anti-Hindu? I am a hardcore Hanuman devotee. I was asked if I know Hanuman Chalisa, I said yes and I recited it. Now BJP has a problem with that too.

10:25 am: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on BJP MP Parvesh Verma calling him terrorist: I was very hurt. I've never done anything for my family or my children, and dedicated myself in service of country. 80% of my batchmates from IIT went to foreign.I left Income Tax Commissioner's job.  I leave it on people of Delhi, if you think I am a terrorist then press 'Kamal' button on 8th February. And if you think I have worked for Delhi, the Country and the people then press 'Jhaadu' button.

10:20 am: Delhi CM on Crime Branch found pics on Kapil Gujjar's (man who opened fire in Shaheen Bagh) phone where Kapil can be seen with AAP leaders: BJP is using Delhi Police.If Kapil has links with AAP,he must be given stringent punishment. It's their political stunt before polls. 

10:15 am: Gaje Singh,father of Kapil Gujjar(man who opened fired in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 1) on Crime Branch found pics on Kapil's phone where Kapil can be seen with AAP leaders:Neither me nor any member of my family has anything to do with AAP.I was in BSP till 2012. I left politics in 2012

10:10 am: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tore a copy of US President Donald Trump’s speech at the end of his third State of the Union Address, in Washington DC.

10:00 am: BJP MP YS Chowdary has given short duration discussion notice in Rajya Sabha, over 'development of the capital of Andhra Pradesh under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014'

9:50 am: Congress MP Pratap Singh Bajwa has given zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha, over ‘need to ensure airline safety’

9:40 am: Congress MP Akhilesh Prasad Singh has given zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha, over 'demand to give international status to Jay Prakash Narayan Airport in Patna'

9:20 am: Odisha: Western Odisha Bar Association organise protest in Sambalpur demanding a High Court bench in the western region of the state.

9:05 am: US President Donald Trump in Washington DC:3 years ago, the barbarians of ISIS held about 20,000 square miles of territory in Iraq & Syria, today the ISIS territorial caliphate has been 100 % destroyed and the founder & leader of ISIS Al-Baghdadi is dead.

9:00 am: US President Donald Trump in Washington DC: Iranian regime must abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons, stop spreading terror, death and destruction and start working for the good of its own people. Because of our powerful sanctions Iranian economy is doing very poorly, we can help them make very good&short time recovery but perhaps they're too proud or foolish to ask for help. We're here, let's see which road they choose, it is up to them.

8:55 am: US President Donald Trump delivers his third State of the Union Address, in Washington DC: My administration is also strongly defending our national security and combating radical Islamic terrorism. Last week, I announced a groundbreaking plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Recognizing that all past attempts have failed, we must be determined and creative in order to stabilize the region.

8:50 am: West Bengal: Rathin Biswas, a TMC worker shot dead by unidentified assailants in Burdwan. TMC has alleged that BJP is behind the incident. Police investigation underway.

8:45 am: Maharashtra: Urvashi Chudawala, who has been booked for sedition for allegedly raising slogans in support of Sharjeel Imam, outside Azad Maidan Police Station in Mumbai, files anticipatory bail application in Mumbai Sessions Court.

8:40 am: US President Donald Trump delivers his third State of the Union Address, in Washington DC: We're working with the Chinese govt & working closely together on #Coronavirus outbreak in China. My administration will take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from this threat.

8:30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply tomorrow in Lok Sabha on Motion of thanks for President's Address.

8:20 am: Sub-Divisional Medical Officer, Titilagarh: It can be cured through surgery. Medical college in Balangir can do surgery. If financial help is needed, the family can avail it from CM Relief Fund. If they have a BKKY (Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana) card then that can help too.

8:13 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate #DefExpo2020 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh today.

8:10 am: Haryana: A suspected case of #coronavirus admitted to the isolation ward of Hisar's Civil Hospital. Hospital's Nodal Officer says "He returned from China on 1st Feb & called us up on 3rd, after experiencing fever&sore throat. His samples have been taken. Results are awaited.

8:05 am: West Bengal: Fire breaks out in Rabindra Nagar market area of Siliguri. 5 fire tenders are present at the spot. 7 shops have been gutted in the fire. No casualties have been reported yet




8:00 am: China virus death toll rises to 490, says government: AFP news agency  

Posted By: Talib Khan