Headlines: BJP Aims To Administer Record Covid Vaccine To Make PM’s Birthday Historic
BJP Aims To Administer Record Covid Vaccine To Make PM’s Birthday Historic
On the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday, the Bhartiya Janata Party aims to make the day historic by achieving the maximum number of covid-19 vaccine inoculations in a day. The health volunteers across the country have been prepared to ensure that the covid-19 vaccine is received by the maximum number of people today. Till now, India has administered more than 1 crore covid-19 vaccines in a day, and now the target set by the BJP is administering more than 1.5 crore vaccines today to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday historic. Many leaders, including Congress member Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu and President of India Ram Nath Kovind, wished PM Modi on his birthday.
— BJP (@BJP4India) September 17, 2021
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— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 17, 2021
My best wishes to Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji on his birthday today. His exceptional vision, exemplary leadership and dedicated service have led to all-round growth of the nation. May he be blessed with a long, healthy and happy life ahead! @narendramodi
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) September 17, 2021
Covid Bulletin: India Registers 34,403 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 97.65%
According to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has recorded 34,403 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country stands at 3,39,056, constituting 1.02% of total covid-19 cases reported in the country so far. Meanwhile, daily recoveries have outnumbered fresh covid-19 cases with recording 37,950 recoveries in the previous 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 3,25,98,424. The daily and weekly positivity rate stands at 2.25% and 1.97% respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 54.92 crore covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 77.24 crore covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) September 17, 2021
Delhi Borders Sealed Ahead Of Black Friday Protest By Akali Dal
Ahead of the Black Friday protest, which was announced by the Shiromani Akali Dal to mark the completion of the enactment of the three controversial farm laws, Akali Dal workers have been blocked from entering Delhi. Taking to Twitter, the party’s official handle tweeted: “All Delhi borders have been sealed, and Punjab vehicles are being stopped. While all others pass, Punjabis are being told that our entry has been restricted. Our peaceful voices have seemingly scared the powers that be.@News18Punjab @ZeePunjabHH @DainikBhaskar @IndianExpress @ANI,” The party also alleged that their vehicles are being stopped from entering the national capital. A protest march was organized by the party on Friday starting at 9:30 am from Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib to the parliament building, and the SAD General Secretary Prem Singh Chandumajra had assured that the protest would be peaceful.
Annadatas work hard to feed us, and Akali Dal won't let BJP succeed in its anti-farmer agenda. Today, thousands of people will be marching from Gurudwara Sri Rakabganj Sahib to the Parliament House as a show of public will against the anti-farmer laws. #KhatirKisaniDatteAkali pic.twitter.com/7t3I60qteI
— Shiromani Akali Dal (@Akali_Dal_) September 17, 2021
All Delhi borders have been sealed and Punjab vehicles are being stopped. While all others pass, Punjabis are being told that our entry has been restricted. Our peaceful voices have seemingly scared the powers that be.@News18Punjab @ZeePunjabHH @DainikBhaskar @IndianExpress @ANI pic.twitter.com/KSTjgT9f4U
— Shiromani Akali Dal (@Akali_Dal_) September 16, 2021
GST Council To Meet Today; What Can Be Costly Or Cheaper? Check Here!
The 45th meet of the GST council is scheduled to take place today and will be the first physical meeting ever since the covid-19 pandemic hit India. Some crucial discussions are going to take place today, and one of the most talked-about proposals is that the government might treat food delivery apps such as Swiggy and Zomato as restaurants and levy 5% GST on the supplies made by them. If the proposal is approved, the prices of food are going to go up. Another talked-about proposal is bringing petroleum products, including petrol, diesel under the purview of GST, which would require both central government and state government to compromise on the revenue earned by taxing these products.
J&K Police And Indian Army Recovers Arms, Ammunition In Pulwama District
The Jammu & Kashmir police and the Indian Army has recovered arms and ammunition, including four pistols, at the Telangam village in the Pulwama district during a joint operation. On Tuesday, three civilians were injured after terrorists threw a grenade at a police party in the Pulwama district. However, further details are awaited on the arms and ammunition recovered in J&K.
TMKOC Fame Nidhi Bhanushali To Enter Bigg Boss 15? Details Here!
As the Bigg Boss OTT is coming to an end, makers are all set to bring Bigg Boss 15 in October, and fans are eagerly waiting to know the final contestants of the show. If reports are to be believed, Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah fame Nidhi Bhanushali who essayed the role of Sonu in the show might enter the show. Though many portals are claiming it, there has been no official announcement yet. Meanwhile, the Bigg Boss OTT finals is all set to take place on 18th September 2021 at 7 Pm on Voot Select, with Divya Agarwal, Nishant Bhat, Pratik Sehajpal, Shamita Shetty and Raqesh Bapat will fight against each other to take the trophy home.
Sanjay Mishra, Raghav Juyal And Ranvir Shorey To team Up For Hasal
Veteran actor Sanjay Mishra is all set to collaborate with Raghav Juyal and Ranvir Shorey for the upcoming film Hasal which will be helmed by director Ravi Singh. The film will also feature Tejasvi Singh Ahlawat, Taranjit Kaur, Ishtiyak Khan, among others. Speaking about his role, Sanjay Mishra said: “This is something I have never done before. So there’s a lot to explore and learn. Hence, I gave a green light to the character. I had worked before with director Ravi in a short film, and he is an amazing person. Also, the concept he has came up with is something different and out of the box.”
After Virat Kohli, Who Could Be India’s T20I Captain? Check Here!
While the decision of Virat Kohli stepping down as India’s T20I captain has left many fans shocked, there is also speculations as to who can be the next T20I captain. According to former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar, it’s actually KL Rahul who can take over the captaincy in future. Speaking about the same, Gavaskar said: “If you are thinking of a new captain, I think KL Rahul can be looked at. His performance has been very good. Even now in England, his batting was very good. He has been performing well in IPL and 50-overs cricket as well at the international stage. I think he can be made the vice-captain, He has shown very impressive leadership playing in the IPL. He hasn’t let the burden of captaincy affect his batting,” Well, many are suggesting that Rohit Sharma should take over the captainship.