Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of October 12
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Today we will focus on the latest developments on Hathras gangrape and murder case, Bihar Assembly polls, GST council meet and the ongoing COVID crisis among others.
Here are the highlights of the key developments of the day
4:00 pm SC adjourns hearing of a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the death of #SushantSinghRajput's former manager, Disha Salian.
3:30 pm Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre on petitions challenging the three farm laws passed by the Parliament seeking response from the Centre within four weeks.
3:00 pm CM Uddhav Thackeray (in file pic) spoke to State Power Minister Nitin Raut and BMC Commissioner over grid failure in Mumbai and gave directions for its restoration as soon as possible:
2:30 pm The pandemic has adversely affected the economy. The needs of the poor and weaker sections addressed in various announcements by the govt. Supply constraints have somewhat eased but consumer demand still needs to be given a boost: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
2:00 pm 2 terrorists killed during an encounter in the Rambagh area of Srinagar. The search is underway. Further details awaited: Jammu & Kashmir Police
1:30pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases a commemorative coin of Rs 100 in honour of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia, through a virtual ceremony.
1:00pm Mumbai Suburban train services disrupted due to grid failure: Central Railways Chief Public Relation Officers (CPRO)
12:30 pm Electric supply in Mumbai interrupted due to TATA's incoming electric supply failure: Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
12:00 pm Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates 44 bridges made by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) across seven States/Union Territories, via video-conferencing
11:30am Khushboo Sundar resigns from Congress; says in letter to Congress President, "few elements seated at higher level within the party, people who've no connectivity with ground reality or public recognition are dictating terms".
11:00am Khushbu Sundar dropped as AICC spokesperson with immediate effect: Congress
10:30am India's #COVID19 tally crosses 71-lakh mark with a spike of 66,732 new cases & 816 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 71,20,539 including 8,61,853 active cases, 61,49,536 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,09,150 deaths
10:00 am 9,94,851 samples tested for #COVID19 yesterday. Total 8,78,72,093 samples tested in the country up to 11th October: Indian Council of Medical Research
9:30 am Crime Branch has arrested four persons from Taleigao for alleged involvement in cricket betting during the ongoing Indian Premier League. Several mobile phones and a laptop seized
9:00 am Security forces are expecting that one trapped terrorist is a foreign terrorist and another is a local: CRPF sources An encounter between security forces and terrorists started at Rambagh area of Srinagar today
8:30 am Seventh round of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China is scheduled to begin at 1200 hours today at Chushul in Eastern Ladakh. The Indian side would be represented by outgoing 14 Corps Chief Lt Gen Harinder Singh and his successor Lt Gen PGK Menon.
8:00 am Delhi: Air quality deteriorates in the national capital with rise of pollutants in the atmosphere; visuals from ITO where Air Quality Index is at 275 in 'poor' category. A local says, "I felt irritation in my eyes when I went for morning walk & faced breathing problems".
7:30 am Five top States (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu) in terms of percentage of active cases, case fatality rate & recovery rate. This shows gradual improvement in their performance: Ministry of Health
7:15 am Family members of Haths alleged gang-rape victim leave for Lucknow. They will appear before Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court later in the day.
Posted By: Rakesh Kumar Jha