Breaking News Latest Updates, Highlights of October 10

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Today we will focus on the coronavirus cases in the country which have crossed the grim milestone of 69 lakh cases in the country. The death toll in the country is also surging at a fast pace and crossed the 1.05 lakh to reach 1,06,526 after 971 new fatalities were reported from across the country during the last 24 hours.

Here are the Live Updates from October 10:

2:45 pm: Vidhyagama program of Karnataka’s Education Department will be stopped for the time being after receiving suggestions by education experts, teachers and parents: S Suresh Kumar, Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Minister

2:20 pm: Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) imposes a fine of Rs 20 lakh on FICCI for violation of environmental regulations. FICCI instructed by DPCC not to carry out or restart any demolition activity without installing the anti-smog gun at their Tansen Marg, Delhi project site

2:10 pm: Mumbai police arrested a fake IPS officer from Bangalore, who approached a Surat-based businessman to get his imported cloth cargo released at Mumbai Port & kidnapped him. Accused took businessman to Surat, where he extorted Rs 15 lakhs cash, iPhone & Apple watch: Mumbai Police

2:00 pm: Maharashtra: Father arrested for allegedly molesting 9-year-old daughter, in the Pune district. “We’ve booked him under the relevant section of the POCSO Act & have arrested him (the accused). Further investigation is underway,” says Narayan Shirgaonkar, DSP, Baramati division

1:45 pm: 127 police personnel tested positive for #COVID19 in the last 24 hours, taking total positive cases to 24,862 in the force, including 22,300 recoveries, 2,303 active cases, and 259 deaths: Maharashtra Police

1:20 pm: Staff of the hospital should be paid their salaries. If Municipal Corporation of Delhi is not able to run Hindu Rao, and Kasturba hospitals, then they should handover them to State government: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

1:10 pm: COVID-19 patients from Hindu Rao hospital which is run by Municipal Corporation of Delhi will be shifted to State government hospitals as doctors and staff of the hospital have given a notice for a strike: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

1:00 pm: Maharashtra: Idol makers in Mumbai struggle with the business after lockdown, as sales plummet. “Restrictions placed on height of the idols are leading to a lower generation of income. Customers are also less this year. Sales have gone down by almost 50 percent,” says an artist

12:55 pm: It won’t mean peace if we only have agreement with Taliban & other terror groups continue freelancing in Afghanistan: Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman, High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan on being asked about Pak-based terror groups hijacking Afghan peace process

12:50 pm: I didn’t raise idea of India’s military role in Afghanistan. We hope country will be able to stand on its own feet. NATO also won’t be there forever: Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman, High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan on being asked about India’s military role

12:45 pm: My takeaway from my interaction with PM Modi is that India wants Afghan-led negotiation & inclusive settlement acceptable to Afghans. A unified Afghanistan. which does not harbour terror groups: Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman, High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan

12:40 pm: It depends on the Indian govt’s decision to engage with Taliban. As a whole, India is supportive of the peace process which is important: Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman, High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan on being whether he wants India to engage with Taliban

12:30 pm: Delhi: Resident doctors of Hindu Rao Hospital continue protest alleging salary non-payment over last few months. “COVID frontline workers are being treated this way. MCD blaming Delhi Govt & Delhi Govt blaming MCD. We are suffering in this political football,” says a protestor

12:20 pm: We’ve shared basic information, the initial court of enquiry has concluded during which we found faults. On that basis, we’ve ordered summary of evidence which is halfway through. When it’s over we’ll go to next stage: Lt. Gen BS Raju, GOC Chinar Corps on Shopian encounter case

12:10 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Passing out parade of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) held at Regimental Centre, Srinagar, earlier today

12:00 pm: Victim Rahul was friends with a girl from Jahangirpuri. Her family objected to it so her relatives beat him up, leading to his death. Md Raj, Manwar Husaain & 3 minors arrested. We appeal to people to not give any colour to the case, it is dispute of two families: DCP North West

11:50 am: Tamil Nadu: A college student from Madurai used #COVID19 induced lockdown to pursue her childhood interest of making handicrafts. Jennifer has been creating decorative items using waste & recycled material. She is gaining popularity on social media as a young budding entrepreneur

11:40 am: Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra spoke to CM Ashok Gehlot over alleged burning of a priest in Karauli, Barmer rape case and state’s law & order. Governor expressed concern, CM assured that cases are being probed & culprits won’t be spared: Governor’s Secretariat

11:25 am: Haryana: Man arrested for faking his death allegedly for claiming insurance fund of Rs 2 crores. “His family claimed that the man was kidnapped and robbed but the crime scene was found to be staged. We’ve arrested the man from Chhattisgarh & bringing him here,” says police.

11:15 am: Sunil Vishwanath Gaikwad – accused of attacking filmmaker and actor Rakesh Roshan in the year 2000 – arrested by Thane Police. He had jumped parole in July this year: Police

11:00 am: Indian Army deployed at the Keran Sector of North Kashmir yesterday thwarted an attempt by Pakistan Army-supported terrorists to smuggle weapons from PoJK. Four AK 74 rifles, eight magazines, 240 AK Rifle ammunition recovered: Indian Army Sources

10:45 am: Ministry of Home Affairs issues advisory to States and Union Territories for ensuring mandatory action by police in cases of crime against women.

10:25 am: Tourist Inner Line Permit (ILP) resumes in #ArunachalPradesh for pre-booked/packaged tours through Arunachal tour operators: State administration

10:10 am: Teachers send us online assignments but we are not able to complete them in the absence of mobile phones as we don’t have access to them always. My mother & sister managed to pay my board fees this time after a lot of efforts: Gunjan, Class 10th student of a Delhi govt school

10:00 am: I had to take a loan & arrange money through various sources in order to pay for my son’s board fees. Govt should help poor people like us as we are barely able to meet our monthly expenses: Ram Baran, Father of Class 10th student Rohan

9:45 am: Delhi: Poor school students are struggling to cope up with online studies due to unavailability of gadgets & their families are finding it difficult to pay board fees. “I paid my board fees but my father really had to work hard to arrange money.” says Rohan, a Class 10th student

9:30 am: India reports a spike of 73,272 new #COVID19 cases & 926 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 69,79,424 including 8,83,185 active cases, 59,88,823 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,07,416 deaths: Union Health Ministry

8:25 am: City Crime Branch (CCB) conducted raids at two illegal spa and massage parlours in Koramangala and Puttenahalli; 4 accused arrested: Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Bengaluru.

8:10 am: Two unidentified terrorists killed in the ongoing encounter between security forces and terrorists in Chingam area of Kulgam district: Kashmir Zone Police.

8:00 am: Delhi: Air Quality Index (AQI) stands at 230 in Anand Vihar, at 248 in Dwarka Sector-8, at 254 in ITO & 267 in Jahangirpuri, all four in ‘poor’ category, according to Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data

7:40 am: Armenia & Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire starting on Saturday to exchange prisoners & bodies of those killed in the conflict between Azeri & ethnic Armenian forces over Nagorno-Karabakh region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said: Reuters

7:25 am: Bihar: A tea seller spreads awareness about voting in #BiharElections, in Muzaffarpur. He says, “I’ve got the message written on my shirt to urge people that they should exercise their voting rights in the polls.” Voting will take place on Oct 28, Nov 3 & Nov 7 in Bihar.

7:15 am: An encounter between security forces and terrorists is underway in Chingam area of Kulgam district. Further details shall follow: Jammu and Kashmir Police

7:00 am: The October 15 US presidential debate between President Donald Trump & Democratic nominee Joe Biden will not proceed, Commission on Presidential Debates said in a statement, adding that both campaigns had announced ‘alternate plans for that date’: Reuters

Posted By: Talib Khan