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Breaking News Highlights February 8: Assam Reports 431 New COVID Cases, 8 Deaths In 24 Hours

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Updated: February 8, 2022 11:46 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Rajashree Seal

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Breaking News Updates Feb 08, 2022: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra (manifesto) for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Goa was launched today in two separate events. The manifestos were earlier scheduled to be released on February 6 but were postponed as a mark of respect to the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar who died due to multiple organ failure on Sunday. The poll manifesto for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections was released by Union Minister for Home and Cooperation Amit Shah in Lucknow. Meanwhile, the manifesto for Goa Assembly Election was launched by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Panaji. brings you all the latest updates and breaking news from India and the world. Stay tuned to get live updates on major news topics

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  • 11:45 PM IST

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  • 11:45 PM IST

    High Commission of India in Ottawa, Canada: Amid ongoing protests in Ottawa, Indian citizens in Canada and those planning to visit are advised to avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place such as downtown Ottawa; follow instructions of local authorities, including curfews.

  • 11:41 PM IST

    Jalandhar court sends Punjab CM’s nephew to ED custody till Feb 11: A local court on Tuesday sent Bhupinder Singh alias Honey, the nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, to ED custody till February 11 in a money laundering case linked to alleged illegal sand mining in the border state, official sources said, news agency PTI reported.

  • 11:26 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi’s knowledge of foreign policy extends only to his foreign vacations: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya | “Rahul Gandhi’s knowledge of foreign policy extends only to his foreign vacations. He comes to Parliament when not on foreign vacations. He has no authority to lecture the Centre of its foreign policies. He’s acting as a mouthpiece of the Communist Party of China,” BJP MP Tejasvi Surya said.

  • 10:45 PM IST

    COVID infections raise risk of heart conditions up to a year later: People, who have had COVID-19, are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular complications within the first month to a year after infection, according to a study. The researchers showed that COVID amplified the risk of heart disease among people who were clearly at risk for a heart condition before becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2.

  • 9:40 PM IST

    “Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF), for the next of kin of seven brave soldiers who lost their lives serving the nation in an avalanche in the Kameng sector,” a statement from Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) read.

  • 9:35 PM IST

    TMC files complaint against Amit Shah, Goa CM Pramod Sawant for ‘flouting’ COVID norms: Goa’s Trinamool Congress unit wrote to the Chief Electoral Officer of Election Commission demanding strict action against BJP leaders and members while alleging that “Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Goa CM Pramod Sawant and others flouted the COVID norms during poll campaign in Sanvordem Assembly constituency on January 30”.

  • 8:56 PM IST

    Assam reports 431 new COVID19 cases, 1,246 recoveries and 8 fatalities in 24 hours: Assam logged 431 new COVID cases and eight fatalities due to the viral infection in the 24 hours, according to the figures released by the health department.

  • 8:54 PM IST

    Mumbai reports 447 new COVID cases, and one fatality in 24 hours

    Active COVID cases: 4,783

    Recoveries: 798

  • 8:53 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu reports 4,519 new COVID cases, 20,237 recoveries and 37 deaths in 24 hours: Tamil Nadu recorded 4,519 new COVID cases and 37 fatalities due to the viral infection in the 24 hours, according to the figures released by the health department.

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