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Today again, we will continue to focus on the covid pandemic as India is grappling with one of its largest crises since independence. India's COVID-19 case tally rose past the 66 lakh mark on Sunday, according to news agency PTI. Follow this space for latest COVID-19 updates as released by the Health Ministry

Here are the Highlights of the latest developments of the day.

5:00 PM Few people violated COVID19 norms in #Hathras & police had to retort to using force & take action against them. We have also taken action against those involved in inflammatory posts on social media related to Hathras case: Prashant Kumar, ADP (Law & Order), Uttar Police

4:00 PM NCP becomes 1st political party in India to have a LGBT cell. NCP Maharashtra President Jayant Patil & MP Supriya Sule formally launch the functioning of the LGBT cell in Mumbai.

3:30 PM Three scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovery of Hepatitis C virus

2:30 PM DRDO tested the supersonic missile assisted release torpedo or SMART earlier today. SMART has been designed to engage submarines  up to 650 km away. 

2: 00 PM Two CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in terror attack near Srinagar

1: 00 PM A suicide attack targeted Laghman Governor's convoy this morning, killing 8 people and injuring over 30. The Governor survived the attack

12:30 PM RJD's ex-state secretary murder case investigation updates Analysis of his source of income & bank account being done. Scrutiny of his cellphone & questioning of his relatives reveal that he was expelled from RJD on 11.9.2020 & he had leveled various allegations against different people: Purnia SP on RJD's ex-state secy shot dead

11: 30 PM I congratulate all students of #JEEAdvanced who got their desired rank & request them to work for Atma Nirbhar Bharat in future. I also congratulate IIT-Delhi for successfully conducting exam & announcing results on time: Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Education Minister

11:00 AM CBI raids underway at more than 15 premises of state Congress chief DK Shivakumar and his brother & MP DK Suresh, including the former's residence at Doddalahalli, Kanakapura and Sadashiva Nagar, in Bengaluru. More details awaited.

10:30 AM Punjab: Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee's 'rail roko' agitation in Amritsar, against Farm laws, enters 12th day. Visuals from Devidaspura village.

10:00 AM Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address 'The Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE 2020)' Virtual Summit today. The Summit brings together tech leaders from across the world to discuss aspects relating to Artificial Intelligence.

9:00 AM India's #COVID19 tally crosses 66-lakh mark with a spike of 74,442 new cases & 903 deaths reported in last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 66,23,816 including 9,34,427 active cases, 55,86,704 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,02,685 deaths: Union Health Ministry

8:00 AM: India has exceeded 140 tests per day per million population as advised by the World Health Organisation by nearly 6 times. Several states/UTs have demonstrated better performance than the national average: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

7:40 AM President Donald Trump waves at supporters from his car outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he is being treated for COVID-19.

7:35 am India has exceeded 140 tests per day per million population as advised by the World Health Organisation by nearly 6 times. Several states/UTs have demonstrated better performance than the national average: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

7:30 am Global COVID-19 cases breaches 35.3 million mark, death toll crosses 1 million. The total number of global cases has surpassed 35.3 million, including more than 1,041,000 fatalities. More than 26,614,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

7:15 am West Bengal BJP has called for a 12-hour bandh in Barrackpore today in protest against the murder of party worker Manish Shukla in Titagarh: State BJP general secretary Sanjay Singh

Posted By: Rakesh Kumar Jha