Breaking News Latest Updates, Highlights of Jan 9
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Here are the highlights of January 9:
12:50 pm: Number of persons infected with the UK mutant strain of #COVID19 in India stands at 90: Union Health Ministry
12:40 pm: I have been told that the prima facie of the fire at the #Bhandara hospital was a short circuit. Of the 10 children, 3 died due to fire while 7 died due to smoke. Strict action will be taken against culprits: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope
12:30 pm: We are instructed to keenly monitor & observe the situation & ensure proper sampling. 11 Rapid Response Teams are formed by Delhi govt who are monitoring their assigned districts,said Dr Sunil Singh Tomar, Animal Husbandry Dept, Delhi Govt at Gazipur chicken & egg market in Delhi
12:15 pm: We have not seen anything alarming so far. A provision of compulsory health certificate from poultry farms is in place. For cross-checking, we also conduct sampling and random inspection on the birds: Dr Sunil Singh Tomar, Animal Husbandry Dept, Delhi Govt on bird flu scare
12:00 pm: We have formed a 5-6 members committee that surveys the market and checks the quality of poultry at different shops: Mohammad Salim, General Secretary of Gazipur Murga Mandi on bird flu scare
11:50 am: Bihar: Patna unit of Special Task Force (STF) arrested four accused in connection with a bank loot case in Sakra of Muzaffarpur, yesterday. More than Rs 16 lakhs in cash along with arms recovered from accused
11:45 am: Ravindra Jadeja suffered a blow to his left thumb while batting. He has been taken for scans: BCCI
11:40 am: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) writes to Bhandara District Collector to conduct an inquiry into fire incident at District General Hospital & send a factual action report within 48 hours. The fire incident claimed lives of 10 children
11:30 am: Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar received snowfall today "The snowfall has disrupted the normal life of people as it has become difficult to commute since vehicles slip on the road," said a local Aijaz Hussain Wani.
11:20 am: People said that India will break & democracy is impossible in the country but the truth is that India stands together with a strong and vibrant democracy today: PM Narendra Modi
11:10 am: A complaint has been filed at Delhi's Kalkaji Police Station against Vincent Xavier, an Indian national who carried the Indian flag to the US Capitol protest.
10:58 am: The ongoing campaign in India to empower the poor of the country is being discussed around the world. We have shown that in the sector of renewable energy, a developing country too can take lead: PM Narendra Modi
10:53 am: When India stood in the face of terrorism, world too got the courage to face this challenge. Today, India is using technology to end corruption. Money worth lakhs & crores are directly being credited to account of beneficiary: PM Modi at 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention
10:50 am: India used to import PPE kits, masks, ventilators and testing kits from outside but today our nation is self-reliant. Today India is ready to save humanity with two 'Made in India' COVID-19 vaccines: PM Narendra Modi at 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention
10:47 am: In the past years, Non-Resident Indians have strengthened their identity in other countries: PM Narendra Modi
10:40 am: Today we have been connected with internet from various corners of the world but our minds are always connected with 'Maa Bharti': PM Narendra Modi at 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention
10:35 am: Nearly 200 crows have died here till now.Sanitastion drives are being carried out & we've shut it for visitors. Bodies of five crows were taken away by officials yesterday & they've been sent to Jalandhar for testing: Tinku Choudhury, caretaker,Central Park in Mayur Vihar.
10:30 am: So far, more than 18 crores samples have been tested for #COVID19 and 9.16 lakhs samples were tested in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Health
10:20 am: Embassy continues to take up the issue of Indian students enrolled in Chinese universities about the resumption of studies with authorities, there's no positive evolution...Chinese authorities denied permission for the operation of any chartered flights b/w India&China: Indian Embassy, Beijing
10:15 am: Maharashtra: Narcotics Control Bureau is conducting raids at three locations in Mumbai in drug cases.
10:00 am: Rishabh Pant was hit on the left elbow while batting in the second session on Saturday. He has been taken for scans: BCCI
9:50 am: India reports 18,222 new COVID-19 cases, 19,253 discharges, and 228 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,04,31,639 Active cases: 2,24,190 Total discharges: 1,00,56,651 Death toll: 1,50,798
9:40 am: PM Narendra Modi condoles the death of Madhavsinh Solanki, senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Gujarat. "He will be remembered for his rich service to society. Saddened by his demise", tweets PM Modi
9:25 am: I demand an immediate probe in the fire incident at Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of Bhandara District General Hospital. I have also asked the government to take strict action against the culprits: Devendra Fadnavis, Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly
9:10 am: PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over the fire incident at Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra. "Heart-wrenching tragedy in Bhandara, Maharashtra, where we have lost precious young lives," tweets PM Modi.
9:00 am: PM Narendra Modi condoles the death of Madhav Singh Solanki, senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Gujarat. "He will be remembered for his rich service to society. Saddened by his demise", tweets PM Modi
8:50 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah expresses grief over the fire incident at Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra that claimed lives of 10 children. "I am pained beyond words. My thoughts and condolences are with bereaved families," tweets Home Minister.
8:40 am: Madhav Singh Solanki, senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Gujarat, passes away.
8:30 am: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray spoke to Health Minister Rajesh Tope as well as District Collector and Superintendent of Police of Bhandara district over the fire incident in District General Hospital. He has also ordered a probe: Chief Minister's Office (CMO)
8:25 am: Twitter suspends account of Team Trump.
8:20 am: After the suspension of US President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account and the tweets from his official account 'POTUS' were taken down. Team Trump tweets, "...We will not be SILENCED! Twitter is not about FREE SPEECH...."
8:10 am: Delhi: Fog engulfs parts of the national capital; visuals from near Burari (photo 1&2) & near Akshardham (photo 3&4). Minimum temperatures of 12.2 degrees Celsius and 11.8 degrees Celcius recorded at Palam and Safdarjung respectively: India Meteorological Department, Delhi
7:55 am: After the suspension of his personal Twitter account, US President Donald Trump tweeted from his official
7:45 am: In a now-deleted tweet, outgoing US President Donald Trump said he was looking at "possibilities of building out our own platform in near future".
7:35 am: The collected samples have been submitted to a laboratory in Palam for sending them to National Institute of High-Security Animal Disease, ICAR, Bhopal on January 9 and to a lab in Jalandhar: Office of Delhi Deputy CM
7:20 am: At a park in Delhi's Mayur Vihar III, a team of Delhi govt found 17 dead crows, out of which four samples were collected. Two crows were found dead in DDA Park, Dwarka & one sample was collected. 16 dead crows were found in a park in Hastsal village of West district: Dy CM office
7:00 am: Ten children died in a fire that broke out at Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of Bhandara District General Hospital at 2 am today. Seven children were rescued from the unit: Pramod Khandate, Civil Surgeon, Bhandara, Maharashtra
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