Virat Kohli has stepped down as India’s Test Captain. Kohli has issued a statement on social media to make the announcement. The decision comes a day after India’s 1-2 loss in three-match Test series to South Africa. KL Rahul will be the next Test skipper of team India.
Election Commission bans poll rallies till January 22
The Election Commission has extended the ban on public poll rallies in five poll-bound states in view of the rising Covid-19 cases. While announcing the poll dates, the EC had put a ban on public rallies till January 15.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to contest assembly election from his bastion Gorakhpur
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to contest the assembly election from his bastion the Gorakhpur constituency. The BJP on Saturday, January 15 released its first list of candidates for the upcoming UP Assembly Polls 2022.
India reports 2,68,833 fresh Covid-19 cases, positivity rate stands at 16.66%
According to the official statements, the daily positivity rate of Covid-19 stands at 16.66 percent in India. About 2,68,833 fresh Covid-19 cases have been reported. This caseload is more than 4,631 cases of Covid-19 than yesterday. However, the active tally of coronavirus is 14,17,820 in India. If we talk about 14,17,820 Covid-19 patients have been recovered in the last twenty-four hours.
Not only Covid-19 but also its new variant, Omicron is spreading its foot nationally. According to the official statements, the confirmed cases of a highly contagious variant of Covid-19, Omicron is 6,041 in India.
5 dead allegedly due to consumption of poisonous liquor in Bihar’s Nalanda
On Saturday morning, once again a shocking incident took place. According to the official statement, five people were found dead in Nalanda, Bihar. It has been reported that all five people were found dead because they have consumed the poisonous liquor. This information was shared by the family members of deceased people.
Earlier also, deaths due to the consumption of poisonous liquor were reported in India. About 25 people were found dead in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on May 30, 2021. In that case, Uttar Police have arrested 10 men for selling toxic alcohol to people. Not only this, about four persons died allegedly on March 22, 2021, due to the consumption of poisonous alcohol. They died in the village of Rajpur area of Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh.