Breaking News Latest Update, Highlights of October 3
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Today we will focus on the coronavirus pandemic as India's COVID-19 death toll crossed the worrisome mark of 1 lakh on Friday night, while the number of cases across the country rose to over 64 lakh. According to a tally by news agency PTI which is compiled as per information by the states and UTs, India's COVID-19 caseload stood at 64,64,012, death toll at 1,00,768 and recoveries at 54,15,197.
Here are the Highlights of October 3:
3:00 pm: 70 yrs since independence the cry of 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan' still relevant. Farmers made lot of progress in agriculture sector & now they'll be able to realise proper prices for their produce under spirit of #AatmnirbharBharat: Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan, on new agriculture laws
2:50 pm: Himachal Pradesh: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur and Union Minister Anurag Thakur also attend the public rally at Solang Nala, Manali.
2:30 pm: Under the new guidelines, termed "Graduated Return to Play" (GRTP), all SAI officials and centres have been asked to monitor the progression of athletes who have tested positive for #COVID19 virus and are undergoing training in SAI facilities: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
2:20 pm: Left parties are hoodwinking people on non-issues regarding the farm laws. The Left is a party that is prevalent in Kerala & Kerala already doesn't have any such laws. So why they are agitating is an issue that isn't known at all: V Muraleedharan, MoS External Affairs
2:00 pm: India successfully test-fires new version of nuclear-capable Shaurya Missile
1:30 pm: India reaffirmed its commitment to the peaceful use of nuclear technology & engaging in constructive dialogue among nuclear states to build trust. India also highlighted its policy of 'No First Use' against nuclear weapon states & of non-use against non-nuclear-weapon states: MEA
12:30 pm: 190 police personnel tested positive for #COVID19 & 2 died in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 23,879 in the force including 20,871 recoveries, 2,758 active cases and 250 deaths. 78 health officials reported being attacked in the state: Maharashtra Police
12:20 pm: One year hence, Pakistan is yet to construct the bridge while it is ready at our end. A technical meeting with Pakistan was also facilitated and two teams met on 27 Aug 2020. There is, however, no progress on part of Pakistan: MEA
12:10 pm: We remain in touch with all concerned authorities incl Ministries of Home Affairs & Health&Family Welfare. A decision on re-opening of Kartarpur corridor would be taken in accordance with COVID protocol & easing of restrictions: MEA on Pak proposal to reopen Kartarpur Corridor
12:00 pm: At the time of opening of the Kartarpur Corridor last year and in the bilateral agreement signed in October 2019, it was decided that both sides shall establish requisite infrastructure including construction of a bridge at Budhi Ravi Channel: Ministry of External Affairs
11:45 am: Mumbai: Narcotics Control Bureau to produce Kshitij Ravi Prasad before the Special NDPS Court today for further remand, in connection with a drug probe
11:30 am: India maintains top global ranking with maximum recoveries of 54,27,706, accounting for 21% of the global recovered cases. India has also maintained its global position with one of the lowest case fatality rates (CFR) of 1.56% when compared to global CFT of 2.97%: Health Ministry
10:50 am: Only media is allowed right now. When orders come in to allow delegations, we will let everybody know. All allegations about phones of the family members being taken away or confining them in their homes are absolutely baseless: Hathras Sadar SDM Prem Prakash Meena
10:40 am: To facilitate students for the UPSC examinations, Delhi Metro services will begin at 6 AM from terminal stations of all lines on 4th October: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
10:35 am: Hathras: Media allowed to enter the village of the victim of Hathras case. Sadar SDM Prem Prakash says, "Since SIT probe in the village is complete, the restriction on media has been lifted. More than 5 media persons are now allowed to gather as Section 144 of CrPC is in place.
10:30 am: Kartarpur Corridor to re-open after 'improvement' in #COVID19 situation: Pakistan Media
10:20 am: Kerala: Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), which prohibits assembly of five or more people at a time, has been imposed in #Thiruvananthapuram till 31st October, due to rising #COVID19 cases
10:10 am: It will dock on Sunday & then it will be up on station for a while. The crew will unload all experiments & then the Cygnus will remain attached: Robyn Gatens, acting director of International Space Station at NASA headquarters on launch of Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecra
10:00 am: A total of 7,78,50,403 samples tested for #COVID19 up to October 2. Of these, 11,32,675 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
9:45 am: Kalpana would be flattered that this rocket is named after her. In a larger context, it means that Indians could beat the best in the world & be successful: Kalpana Chawla's husband Jean Pierre Harrison on the launch of Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft, in US' Wallops Island
9:30 am: India's #COVID19 related deaths cross 1 lakh mark with 1,069 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. With 79,476 new cases, the tally reaches 64,73,545 including 9,44,996 active cases, 54,27,707 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,00,842 deaths: Union Health Ministry
9:15 am: We've got 6,000 pounds of cargo going up. We've several things enabling future exploration missions beyond the space station, so our missions to the moon & to mars: Robyn Gatens, acting director of International Space Station (ISS) at NASA headquarters
9:05 am: We've a component of our new spacesuit that we'll be testing in microgravity on the space station. We've an advanced particulate monitor to measure airborne particulates & several things than that, that is going to help us enable future exploration missions: Robyn Gatens
8:55 am: It will dock on Sunday & then it will be up on station for a while. The crew will unload all experiments & then the sickness will remain attached: Robyn Gatens, acting director of International Space Station at NASA headquarters on launch of Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft
8:45 am: Congress MPs under the leadership of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will go to #Hathras, UP today afternoon to meet the family of the 19-year-old daughter of Uttar Pradesh, who was brutally assaulted & murdered: Congress leader KC Venugopal
8:20 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Chandigarh International Airport. He will inaugurate Atal Tunnel at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh at 10 am today.
8:15 am: Himachal Pradesh: Visuals from Sissu in Lahaul valley where PM Narendra Modi will address a public gathering today after inaugurating Atal Tunnel which is the longest highway tunnel in the world. The tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year.
7:50 am: Hathras: Trinamool Congress MP Pratima Mondal & former MP Mamta Thakur lodge a police complaint against Sadar SDM Prem Prakash Meena for allegedly pushing them & behaving indecently when they were going to meet the family of Hathras case victim yesterday
7:40 am: 25 States/Union Territories have reported fall in the number of active cases during the last week: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
7:25 am: India accords high priority to Conference on Disarmament as the world’s single multilateral disarmament negotiating forum & supports the commencement of negotiations on a Comprehensive Nuclear Weapons Convention at the CD: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla at #UNGA meeting
7:15 am: India reiterates its longstanding & unwavering commitment to universal, verifiable & non-discriminatory nuclear disarmament leading to complete elimination of nuclear weapons: Foreign Secy at #UNGA meeting to commemorate & promote Int'l Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
7:00 am: PM Narendra Modi (file pic) to inaugurate Atal Tunnel at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh today. Atal Tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in the world and reduces the road distance by 46 kilometres between Manali & Leh.
Posted By: Talib Khan