Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of October 22
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Today our focus will be on the Bihar Assembly Election 2020, which will be the first poll to be held in India since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. With the state going to polls in a week, political parties have pulled up their socks, leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters.
Here are the highlights of October 22:
16:52 pm: Once COVID19 vaccine is ready, it will be provided to all people of the state free of cost, announces Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami
15:59 pm: 16-year-old allegedly raped in Sarai Kale Khan area by her neighbour. Accused detained: Delhi Police
13:43 pm: We'll be going to Supreme Court against the order of Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh HC that restricts political rallies in the state. Political rallies being held in Bihar every day, there can't be such contradicting legislation in one country: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj S Chouhan
13:42 pm: Both PM10 and PM2.5 levels will increase on October 24 and coming days, resulting in poor air quality. Due to calm winds and stable atmospheric conditions, pollutants are not getting dispersed off, so they remain suspended in the air: Anand Sharma, ADG, IMD on Delhi-NCR air pollution
12:10 pm: Pakistan National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice has approved a bill that seeks a review of the conviction of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court
11:44 am: Kanakamala Islamic State module case: Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court today extended the custody of accused Mohammad Polakkani till 2nd November.
11:00 am: In case of a national issue, CBI has authority to investigate. We had to take this decision because of its interference in the matters of the state already being probed by our police, says Sanjay Raut
10:45 am: Palghar mob lynching incident: Bail applications of about 70 accused persons to be heard today at Thane Sessions Court
10:15 am: If in this phase of his life, Eknath Khadse is quitting BJP with tears in his eyes after serving the party for 40 years and now joining NCP, then there must be a big reason behind his decision. 'Unki kundli jamm gai hogi', says Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut
9:38 am: Total 9,86,70,363 samples tested for COVID19 up to 21st October. Of these, 14,69,984 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research
Delhi: Air quality in the national capital remains poor; visuals from Rajpath area.— ANI (@ANI) October 22, 2020
Shubham Bhadoria, a cyclist says, "We find it difficult to breathe while cycling as there's a lot of difference in the air quality now as compared to August." pic.twitter.com/sMOD84iBHC
8:23 am: Light intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Charkhi Dadri, Khatoli (Haryana) during the next 2 hours: India Meteorological Department
8:20 am: India today successfully carried out the final trial of the DRDO-developed Nag anti-tank guided missile with a warhead. The test was carried out at 6:45 am at the Pokhran field firing ranges in Rajasthan
7:27 am: 22 more people have been injured in lightning strike incident in rural Thane, taking the total number of injured to 26, reports ANI
7:19 am: On global scale, India continues to report one of the lowest cases per million population. With consistently falling case fatality rate (1.51 per cent presently), it also has one of the lowest COVID19 mortality: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma