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India’s covid tally crosses 86.8 lakh; active cases below 5 lakh



India on Thursday has reported 47,905 new coronavirus cases which has pushed the country’s Covid-19 tally to 86.83 lakh according to Ministry of Health.

The country’s total coronavirus caseload stands at 86,83,916, with 4,89,294 active Covid-19 cases. The active cases in the country which comprise 5.63 per cent of the total caseload.

In the last 24 hours, the country has recorded 52,718 recoveries taking the total recoveries to 80,66,501. The recovery rate now stands at 92.89 per cent.

India,which remains the second worst Covid hit nation in the world, has recorded 550 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this the death toll now stands at 1,28,121 and fatality rate of the country stands at 1.48 per cent.

Delhi, Kerala, Maharashtra,  West Bengal and Karnataka have reported the maximum cases in the last 24 hours. These states together account for almost half of all the new cases of coronavirus in the country.

Delhi recorded its highest daily spike with 8,593 new cases in 24 hours, crossing the 8,000-mark for the first time. The total number of cases in Delhi stands at 4,59,975 and 7,228 fatalities.

Kerala recorded 7,007 cases in the last 24 hours taking the state’s tally to 5,02,719 cases.

Maharastra which remains the worst affected state has reported a singe day spike of  4,907 Covid-19 cases taking the states’s total tally to17,31,833 cases and 45,560 fatalities

India has conducted a total of 11,93,358 tests, taking the total tally of Covid-19 tests conducted to 12,19,62,509.



4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee




Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.

A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.

Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.

“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.

She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.

“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.

A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.

Source: ANI

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Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions



A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.

The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.

Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.

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Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found



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An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.

After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.

As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.

A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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