A Sub Inspector in Andhra Pradesh Sandeep performed last rites of a 72-year-old COVID-19 patient, who had committed suicide. Police higher officials and villagers appreciated Sandeep for his good samaritan act.
With 54,044 new COVID-19 cases, the infection has now affected 76,51,108 people in India on October 21. As many as 717 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 1,15,914. Total active cases stands 7,40,090, after a decrease of 8448 in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), total 9,72,00,379 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 20th October. Of these, 10,83,608 samples were tested yesterday (October 20).
The Home Secretary has agreed to look into calls for a public inquiry into the1974 Birmingham pub bombings, after a meeting with West Midlands Mayor AndyStreet. In a move welcomed by campaigners who lost loved ones in the twinattacks, Priti Patel said she would take into account their views and officialadvice before making any decision. Interviews with Andy Street and JulieHambleton, whose sister Maxine died in the attack.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he emphasises with Greater Manchester mayorAndy Burnham as the region is moved into Tier 3 of coronavirus restrictions.The Prime Minister only confirmed a £22 million sum as he announced the newrestrictions at a Downing Street press conference, money intended to implementand enforce the new rules.
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Boris Johnson has defended the funding given to regions in Tier 3 Covid alert level, following a breakdown in negotiations with local leaders in Greater Manchester.
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Government has sanctioned Rs four crore to upgrade soil test labs in Kashmir for the benefit of farmers of the Valley. This funding is approved by the ministry of agriculture government of India is to..