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Hemanta Biswa Sarma All Set To Take The Oath As 15th Chief Minister Of Assam At 12 PM Today
With the vow of always working with and for each citizen of Assam, Hemanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for having faith in him. After feeling sidelined by Congress, he joined BJP after hearing that the latter is trying to expand in the northeast. Winning 75 seats out of the total 126 constituencies, BJP-led NDA secured a comfortable winning. Sarma will take the oath as the new CM of Assam after replacing Sarbananda Sonowal.
With fragrance of Assam in my heart & love of my wonderful people in my veins, I offer my deepest gratitude to you all. I would not have been what I am had it not been for your pious faith in me.
On this Day, I vow to work with & for each one of you with greater passion Assam. pic.twitter.com/VyG24TucPl
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 9, 2021
How enormously blessed I feel Hon PM Sri @narendramodi for your faith in me. This is the biggest day in my life, and I so fondly cherish your generous affection. I assure you we shall leave no stone unturned to carry forward your vision of taking Assam, & NE to greater heights. pic.twitter.com/fQPKjXjDzR
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 9, 2021
Delhi Metro Services To Remain Suspended From Today Till 5 AM on 17th May; Announces Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal in a press conference on Sunday, announced a one-week extension of the lockdown in the capital till 17th May (5 AM). Stricter measures have been announced, such as suspension of Delhi Metro services. Delhi recorded 13,336 new infections on Sunday, the lowest since 21st April.
In the wake of revised guidelines issued today by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi, on extension of Curfew in Delhi for the containment of Covid-19, the Delhi Metro services on all its Lines shall also remain suspended for passenger/essential services from 10 May till 5:00 AM of 17 May. pic.twitter.com/NqrOA176Fb
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I ????? ????? ?????? (@OfficialDMRC) May 9, 2021
With A Recovery Rate Of 71.8%, Goa Is One Of The Worst Performing State In Terms Of Recovery Of Covid-19 Patients
While Delhi’s recovery rate standing at 92%, implying that for every 100 covid-positive patients in the capital, 92 recovered. States like Rajasthan, Goa, Karnataka and Uttarakhand are the worst-performing states with 72.8%, 71.8%, 69.8% and 66.2% recovery rate, respectively. Doctore believe that a large-scale community transmission phase has started in the state. Goa’s active covid-19 cases stand at 31,875.
While Defending Its Vaccination Policy, Centre Says To Supreme Court “Little Room For Judicial Interference”; SC To Hear The Matter Today
Last week, The Supreme Court of India directed the union government to reconsider the pricing of vaccines and to ensure that the prices can withstand the scrutiny of Article 14 (Right To Equality) and Article 21 (Right To Life And Personal Liberty). While submitting an affidavit to the Supreme Court, the centre said that when the strategy of the country to fight the pandemic is entirely driven by scientific and medical opinion, there is little room for judicial interference. The Supreme Court will hear the issue today.
India’s Humanitarian Bridge Between Dubai And Nine Indian Cities Used To Transport Covid-19 Relief Material; Initiative Taken By Emirates
To support India in its fight against the covid-19 crisis, Emirates has offered free cargo capacity to the country wherein Emirates SkyCargo has been transporting covid-19 relief materials such as medicines, medical equipment in their charter cargo flights. Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates has also offered NGO’s to ship relief material from Dubai to nine Indian cities free of cost.
Emirates and the UAE stand with India. We are launching a humanitarian airbridge and will offer cargo capacity free of charge to NGOs, to ship urgent medical and relief items on all our flights from Dubai to nine cities in India. https://t.co/KK5h2gVJVm #StayStrongIndia pic.twitter.com/CMRoBRcSXK
— Emirates Airline (@emirates) May 9, 2021
This Is How Disha Patani Addresses His Rumoured Boyfriend Tiger Shroff’s Daddy Jackie Shroff
Recently, actor Jackie Shroff in an interview, revealed how Disha addresses him. “It depends where we are? But yes, mostly she calls me sir,” said the Yaadien actor. Though both Disha and Tiger are often seen having dinner together and even go on vacations, the duo has never confirmed their relationship publicly. Jackie Shroff and Disha Patani will be seen together in the much-awaited film “Radhe-Your Most Wanted Bhai” set to release on 13th May.
“Find Every Possible Moment To Be Grateful,” Says Sahid Kapoor On Completing 18 Years In Bollywood
It has been 18 years since the release of actor Shahid Kapoor’s debut film, Ishq Vishq. The film became a sleeper hit, and the actor won the Best Debutant Award back then. Shahid Kapoor thanked his fans for their undying love in an Instagram post. Muma Neelima Azmi commented, “Lovely..so proud of you, darling son, for the next great 18 years. Blessings.”
Actor Amitabh Bachchan Donates 2 Crore to Delhi Covid-19 Facility; Says That He Finds It Embarrsaing to Announce About The Same Publicly
Big B, on Saturday, wrote an extensive blog addressing the issue of how celebrities are criticised for not announcing their contribution publicly and have to face filth of distasteful comments. The actor said that he founds it embarrassing to announce such a contribution publicly. “Only the receiver knew, and that was the end”, added the actor.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Says That India Is All Set To Play ODI And T20I Series Against Sri Lanka In The Month Of July
In an interaction with PTI, Ganguly said, “We have planned a white ball series for the senior men’s team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka.” Big names like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will not be a part of the Srilanka tour as they will be engaged in a five-match test series in England.
Rajasthan Royals Pacer, Chetan Sakariya Loses His Father To Covid-19
Left-arm fast bowler Chetan Sakariya’s father died of covid-19. Rajasthan Royals pacer Sakariya played his first IPL season in 2021. Informing about the same, Rajasthan Royals’ official Twitter channel posted, “It pains us so much to confirm that Mr Kanjibhai Sakariya lost his battle with Covid-19 earlier today. We’re in touch with Chetan and will provide all possible support to him and his family in this difficult time.”
It pains us so much to confirm that Mr Kanjibhai Sakariya lost his battle with Covid-19 earlier today.
We're in touch with Chetan and will provide all possible support to him and his family in this difficult time.
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) May 9, 2021