India traced its first COVID-19 case exactly one year ago today in Kerala. India, which is also the world’s second most populated country, crossed the mark of 1.7 crore COVID-19 cases since 30 January 2020 (day when the first case was found in Kerala) and recorded 154,000 deaths.
However, India gave approval to its two home-made? vaccines and vaccinated 33 lakh people till 29 January 2021.
Originated in China, the virus soon took over the world and infected more than 10 crore people worldwide. The World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 crisis as an epidemic at the beginning of March. By the end of the month, WHO called it a pandemic and looked like the world just stopped as many countries called for a total lockdown.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 25 March 2020, imposed a nation-wide lockdown in India to stop the spread of COVID-19. First for a weekend, then for 21 days and at last, it went on for nearly four months limiting the movement of 130 crore residents of India.
India has a very low death rate and a high recovery rate in terms of COVID-19 cases. At 1.7 crore total cases, 1.4 crore people recovered causing the death of 154, 000 patients, which was less than 1% of the infected and 2% of the total population.
September 30, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next
Shashi Tharoor is capable of bringing Congress back in power, says Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh
Former MLA and Member of Parliamentary Board, MPCC Dr Ashish Deshmukh speaking about the nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for the post of Congress President on Friday, said, “Dr Shashi Tharoor is a popular Congress MP who has done remarkable work for the nation at the international level. It’s very welcoming thing that the election of Congress President is being done in a democratic manner. This is an important step for decentralisation in the party and the future of Congress is bright. Soniaji and Rahulji Gandhi contributed a lot to strengthen the party.”
Congress leader Deshmukh added, “This is an important step taken by the Congress elites for the elections in a democratic manner so that the party can take a higher flight. Dr Shashi Tharoor has cordial relations with everyone in the party; he has the ability to give a new direction to the party. I believe that he will be able to handle the responsibility of bringing the Congress to power in the country by taking the party forward with new strength. If he seriously deals with issues like unemployment, industry, agriculture, inflation then Congress will have fruitful days. By doing transparent politics, he will definitely convey the thought of Congress to the people at the grassroots level. If you want a rejuvenated, bigger and dynamic Congress party, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the right candidate. He has the open support of Congress delegates in 12 states and is getting the support of Congress leaders and activists from all over India. He will be elected for sure.”
Deshmukh informed that Tharoor would be visiting Nagpur on October 1 and 2 to hear out all thoughts of Congress delegates.
Nagpur citizens to revel The Raaas Garba next year!
Since The Raaas enchanted and enthralled Nagpur with its quality garba in its first year in 2018, the demand for encore has been reverberating the city. To cater to the huge public demand, the organisers of the king of garbas have decided to continue The Raaas next year on. Like its first year, The Raaas Garba will be presented to Nagpur in association with Nation Next in 2023. Mahesh Kukreja, the key organiser said, “Because of some reasons, we, earlier, thought of giving the event a break.”
He added, “Then COVID-19 struck the world. Now we plan to continue it from next year onwards. While I express my gratitude to Nagpurians to make the event a huge hit, I request the city’s garba revellers to not get fooled as a few garbas are falsely claiming to be The Raaas. We’ll be back next year for sure!”