1.Penmetsa Sambha Siva Raju passes away: Senior politician Penmetsa Sambasiva Raju who fell down in the wash room and joined in a hospital in Visakhapatnam, passed away this morning. He worked in the Marri Chenna Reddy cabinet and now continues in YSRCP in Andhra Pradesh.
2.Srisailam reservoir filled with water: Srisailam reservoir filled with the water due to heavy rains in upper Krishna basin. The reservoir is 95.2 TMC of water and the capacity of the reservoir is 215.8 TMC.
3.Consistently increasing corona cases in India: In India the cases have been increasing consistently. From the past 3 days, the corona cases have crossed 60000 cases.
4.Russian Vaccine could be the first vaccine: Russain Defence ministry collaborated with Gamelaya institute is about to go for the final phase of testing and it could finish it soon and by 12th of August and may be available to the public from September.
5.Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt joined Leelavathi hospital: Sanjay Dutt joined Leelavathi hospital. He felt chest pain and difficulty in breathing. He was tested covid negative and was kept in non covid ICU. The doctors said that his health was stable enough.
6.WHO chief scientist Sowmya Swaminathan says to run the schools: Sowmya Swaminanthan said that the schools should run and the children should attend schools with proper precautions. She added that the disruption of instructional time could negatively impact the learning capability of the children.
7.Assam has a spike in the covid cases: In Assam within 24 hours 1123 covid cases were detected. The total number of cases is 58837.
8.Ranji and Syed Mustaq Ali T 20 will be conducted: BCCI will conduct the Ranji and Syed Mustaq Ali T 20 tournaments. In November Syed Mustaq Ali T 20 trophy and from December Ranji Trophy may be conducted. These dates are tentative. The other domestic tournaments are axed by the BCCI.
9.56 inmates in Bareilly Jail are tested positive: 56 inmates of central jail and district jail in Bareilly tested covid positive. The tests were taken after the death of a prisoner.
10.UP Health minister recovered: UP health minister Jai Pratap Singh recovered from Covid positive last Thursday and resumed his duties from today.
11. Former Prime minister Manmohan Singh proposed 3 steps to boost the economy: Former PM Manmohan Singh proposed the 3 steps to boost the Indian Economy. 1. The livelihood of people should be protected by ensuring direct monetary help from the government. 2. Government-backed credit guarantee program for business capital assurance. 3. The government should fix the financial sector through institutional autonomy.