The BJP chose Himanta Biswa Sarma as the new Assam CM after a meeting of the BJP Legislature Party in Guwahati.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to take a call on the extension of the lockdown in the national capital on Sunday (May 9), as per media reports. The lockdown will come to an end at 5 AM on May 10.
The BJP chose Himanta Biswa Sarma as the new Assam CM after a meeting of the BJP Legislature Party in Guwahati, which was attended by Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and party General Secretary Arun Singh. Baijayant Panda, BJP’s Assam in-charge was also present on the occasion.
On Saturday, incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, had met BJP national chief JP Nadda and other top leaders in Delhi.
28 trains including Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto, Vande Bharat, have been cancelled from today due to low occupancy and rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
Himanta Biswa Sarma elected as the leader of the BJP legislative party in Assam: Union Minister & BJP leader Narendra Singh Tomar
Assam | Himanta Biswa Sarma elected as the leader of the BJP legislative party in Assam: Union Minister & BJP leader Narendra Singh Tomar pic.twitter.com/Ati3guvJW3
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal extends lockdown by a week in view of surge in COVID-19 cases. Metro services to be stopped from tomorrow.
In the last 2-3 days, the positivity rate has come down to 23% from 35%: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (ANI input)
We utilised the lockdown to strengthen the health infrastructure: Delhi CM Kejriwal said in a presser.
Guwahati: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders BL Santosh, Baijayant Jay Panda and Ajay Jamwal arrive at Assam Legislative Assembly for BJP Legislative Party meeting
Guwahati: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders BL Santosh, Baijayant Jay Panda and Ajay Jamwal arrive at Assam Legislative Assembly for BJP Legislative Party meeting#Assam pic.twitter.com/OTdDpoGehD
Partial ‘corona curfew’ imposed in Uttar Pradesh extended till May 17: ACS Information Navneet Sehgal (ANI input)
Department of Expenditure has released Rs 8,923.8 cr to 25 States for providing grants to the Rural Local Bodies (RLBs). It may be utilised by the RLBs, among other things, for various prevention and mitigation measures needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic: Ministry of Finance (ANI input)
We’ve opened 3 oxygen centers where people can deposit their empty cylinders & in 24 to 48 hrs they will get refilled cylinders. People have to bring their Aadhaar card, patient’s Aadhaar card & doctor’s prescription: Meerut Municipal Corporation Commissioner
« A consignment of the Oxygen generators & 1,000 ventilators arrives from the United Kingdom. Each generator has the capacity to produce 500 litres of Oxygen per minute, enough to treat 50 people at a time »: MEA Spokesperson
« A consignment of the Oxygen generators & 1,000 ventilators arrives from the United Kingdom. Each generator has the capacity to produce 500 litres of Oxygen per minute, enough to treat 50 people at a time »: MEA Spokesperson pic.twitter.com/2qcYXMDzGZ
India reports 4,03,738 new COVID-19 cases, 3,86,444 discharges, and 4,092 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry (ANI input)
Remnants of China’s biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean, with the bulk of its components destroyed upon re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere: Reuters
May 8 marks beginning of a new chapter towards building a strong India-EU relationship. India and European Unions, union of diversity shared value of democracy, rule of law & territorial integrity define our relationship: Union Min Piyush Goyal at India-EU Business Round Table
« India and EU together are one of the world’s largest single markets. EU has been India’s largest trading partner as well as one of our largest investors over the last several years. Our trade is balanced and complimentary, he added. (ANI input)
Remnants of China’s largest rocket ‘Long March 5B’ launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere late Saturday or early Sunday: Reuters quoting European and US tracking centres
Traders’ body CTI said 65 per cent respondents in a survey conducted by it favoured extension of the ongoing lockdown in Delhi in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday had said that a decision on extending the lockdown further will be taken after reviewing the situation. « Right now the citizens of Delhi themselves want this lockdown to continue, to stop the spread of this virus, » he had said. (PTI input)
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