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Number of Corona Virus Patients Jump to 13 in Punjab

Chd,Pb)Number of Corona Virus Patients Jump to 13 in Punjab
A media bulletin issued by the Punjab government said the number of COVID-19 positive patients went up to 13 in the state.
As of now, testing of 181 samples has been conducted and out of which, reports of 141 persons came negative
The reports of 23 persons with suspected coronavirus are awaited
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a fiscal package to combat the coronavirus crisis and permission for private hospitals and labs to conduct tests for detecting the virus.
Singh had expressed grave concern over the escalating COVID-19 crisis while taking part in the deliberations during a video conference convened by Modi with all chief ministers to review the situation.

Clapping Won’t Help,Give Financial Package to Corona Victims:Rahul Gandhi

(New Delh)Clapping Won’t Help,Give Financial Package to Corona Victims:Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called for immediate steps to revive the country’s economy on Saturday and said there was a need for a big financial package.
He pointed out that the coronavirus outbreak was a serious attack on our fragile economy and took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for beating of “thalis” in the honour of those working to contain the spread of the virus.
Gandhi said clapping would not help the daily wage workers and small and medium entrepreneurs.
“The coronavirus is a big attack on our fragile economy. Small and medium entrepreneurs and our daily wage workers are the most affected.
“Clapping will not help them. Today there is a need for cash relief and tax sops, besides relief in repayment of loans as part of a big economic package. Take immediate steps,” the former Congress chief said in a tweet in Hindi.

पाक के सिंध से भारत आये सिंधियों के लिए प्रथक प्रदेश की मांग:लोकसभा

(नई दिल्ली)पाक के सिंध से भारत आये सिंधियों के लिए प्रथक प्रदेश की मांग:लोकसभा
देश के विभाजन के समय हिंदुस्तान आ कर बसे सिंधी समुदाय के लोगों की खराब हालत का मुद्दा शुक्रवार को लोकसभा में उठा और अलग सिंधी प्रदेश का गठन किए जाने की मांग की गई।
भाजपा सदस्य बिशेश्वर तुडू ने लोकसभा में शून्यकाल के दौरान यह मामला उठाते हुए कहा कि सिंधु घाटी की मोहनजोदाड़ो सभ्यता से ताल्लुक रखने वाले इस समुदाय के लोग आज बदहाली का जीवन जी रहे हैं।
उन्होंने कहा कि विभाजन के समय पाकिस्तान के सिंध से ये लोग शरणार्थियों के रूप में भारत में आकर बसे थे।
उन्होंने कहा कि सिंधी समुदाय के संरक्षण के लिए अलग से सिंध प्रदेश का गठन किए जाने के साथ ही सिंधी कल्याण बोर्ड, राष्ट्रीय सिंधी अकादमी, सिंधी टीवी और रेडियो चैनल शुरू करने की तथा 26 जनवरी की परेड में सिंधी समुदाय की झांकी को शामिल किए जाने की मांग की।
साथ ही उन्होंने भगवान झूलेलाल के जन्मदिन पर अवकाश घोषित किए जाने की भी मांग की

Kamal Nath Playing Victim Card Announced Resignation From CM Post

Kamal Nath Playing Victim Card Announced Resignation From CM Post
Over 15 months after he took over as the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath resigned from the top post on Friday.
His move comes a day after the Supreme Court directed that a floor test be conducted in Madhya Pradesh Assembly to prove that the Congress government led by him enjoys majority in the House following the rebellion by 22 MLAs of his party.
Nath submitted his resignation to Governor Lalji Tandon at the Raj Bhawan this afternoon.
In his resignation letter, Nath said, “In my 40-year- long public life, I have always done politics of purity and valued democratic norms and given priority to it. But what transpired in the last two weeks is a new chapter of devaluation of democratic values.”
In the letter, he also congratulated new chief minister of the state and said he will also extend help in the development of the state.
Before submitting his resignation, Nath addressed a press conference, where he announced his resignation.
During the press conference, he also accused the BJP of killing the democratic values by conspiring against his government and blamed former Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia for the current political crisis in the state.
Blaming Scindia for the ongoing political crisis in the state, Nath said “BJP colluded with Maharaj (Scindia) for killing democracy and my government.”
After Speaker N P Prajapati accepted the resignation of 16 rebel Congress legislators on Thursday night, the Kamal Nath government was reduced to minority with 92-MLAs in the 230-members house. The resignations of six others had been accepted earlier.
Similarly, the strength of the house also reduced to 222, trimming down the majority mark to 104.
In this situation, the BJP has the majority mark with 107.

Punjab Govt Appeals NRIs to Stay at Home:3+ Cases of Covid19

(Chd,Pb)Punjab Govt Appeals NRIs to Stay at Home:Covid19
Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Friday appealed to non-resident Indians (NRIs),
The appeal came after three positive cases of the virus in Punjab had travel history to other countries.
During this time, a large number of NRIs from other countries visit their native places in Punjab. Doaba region comprising Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Nawanshahr districts in Punjab is a well known belt of NRIs.
Notably, Punjab’s first positive coronavirus patient had travel history to
Italy and the second person, who died on Wednesday in Nawanshahr had returned
from Germany via Italy.
A 69-year-old Mohali woman, who tested positive for the virus on Friday, had recently returned from the United Kingdom.

Gagoi Takes Oath ,,Minister Justifies ,Senior Disturb Their House

(New Delhi)
Gagoi Takes Oath ,,Minister Justifies ,Senior Disturb Their House
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as member of Rajya Sabha amid uproar by opposition members.

As Gogoi reached the designated spot to take the oath, opposition members raised slogans prompting Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to say that it was unbecoming of members.

Cong Demand For RS Adjournment on Call Surveillance Syphoned to Zero Hr

(New Delhi)Cong Demand For Adjournment on call Surveilance Syphoned to Zero Hr :Rajya Sabha
Opposition Congress on Wednesday raised in Rajya Sabha the order of the telecom department seeking huge call data records in cities such as Delhi, saying it was tantamount to converting India into a surveillance state.
Congress Deputy Leader in the Upper House Anand Sharma gave a notice under Rule 267 seeking adjournment of business of the day to discuss the move but Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu converted it into a Zero Hour mention.
Sharma said under the new guidelines framed by the previous UPA government, after clearance from the Home Secretary, officers of the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP) and above alone were authorised to seek such details from telecom operators.
In addition to this, SPs are required to give a mandatory declaration to District Magistrates (DMs) about the CDRs obtained every month.
Responding to the issue, Law and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said with approval and cooperation of telecom operators, CDR had been sought to deal with call drop issue.
“I want to assure that there is no surveillance, no phone tapping, no call recording,” he said, adding there is no invasion of privacy.

Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act

.President Trump Signed R. 5214, the “Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
Which establishes Criminal Penalties against representative payees for embezzling Federal retirement annuity benefits
US President Donald J Trump Signed This into Law on 18th March

Spanish Queen And King Visit to White House Postponed

Spanish Queen And King Visit to White House Postponed
In order for the United States and Spain to continue to devote their full resources and attention to the COVID-19 response, the April 21, 2020, White House State Visit by Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain has been postponed. President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump look forward to welcoming Their Majesties to the United States and the White House in the near future.
As per Press Secretary The United States will continue to work with Spain and all of our European partners to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ex CJI Ranjan Gogoi Nominated For Rajya Sabha

(New Delhi) Ex CJI Ranjan Gogoi Nominated For Rajya Sabha
The government on Monday nominated former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha.
The vacancy was created due to retirement of KTS Tulsi.
Gogoi headed a five-judge bench that gave the verdict on the sensitive Ayodhya land dispute on November 9 last year.
He retired as CJI later that month.
He also headed the benches that ruled on matters like entry of women in Sabarimala temple and Rafale fighter jet deal.