News Breakfast@ 6

News Breakfast@ 6

01. India's Tiger Census Enters Guinness World Records

In a major feat, India's 2018 Tiger Census has made an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest on-camera survey.

02. Northern Railways Offers 500+ Coaches In Delhi

With the view to providing additional healthcare facilities to the people of Delhi and NRC with respect to COVID-19, Northern Railways has reportedly decided to offer 503 isolation coaches to be used as COVID-19 wards.

03. WHO Lauds Containment Efforts In Dharavi Slum

World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday said the examples of Italy, Spain, South Korea, and India's biggest slum Dharavi has shown that however bad an outbreak could get, the virus could still be contained.

04. Core Committee To Be Formed For Price Control In Kamrup Metro

The State government will constitute a core committee to control the price rise of essential food items including vegetables during lockdown in the Kamrup Metro District.

05. Assamese Short Film Officially Selected In Toronto Film Festival

In heartening news for Assam and her people, an Assamese short film named "Maya Baidew" got an official selection in the Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival 2020. It has been written and directed by Samujjal Kashyap.

06. Guwahati Central Jail Declared Containment Zone

Owing to many inmates of the Guwahati Central Jail getting infected by COVID-19, Kamrup Metro Administration has declared the jail to be a containment zone.

07. Guwahati Lockdown Extended By A Week

 Due to the continuing large scale spread of Covid19 occurring in almost the entire district of Kamrup(M), the Lockdown In Kamrup Metro Has Been Extended By Another Week. The Extended Lockdown Will Be In Effect From July 12 To July 19, 2020.

08. Turkey's Hagia Sophia Turned Into Mosque Amidst Controversy

The iconic Hagia Sophia Museum of Istanbul, Turkey has been declared a mosque. The declaration was made by Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

09. Amitabh Bachchan Tests Covid-19 Positive

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been shifted to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai after testing positive for coronavirus on Saturday. He also informed about the same on Twitter and asked all those who have been in close proximity to him to get tested for Covid-19

10. Bengaluru Announces Lockdown

Bengaluru will once again go under lockdown from 8 pm on July 14 to 5 am on July 22 to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Saturday.

11. Covid-19 Assam: 578 Patients Recovered Today

A total of 578 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Saturday across Assam. This takes the total number of discharged patients to 10426, which is more than twice the active cases. The active cases stand at 5072.

12. Shillong Under Lockdown For Two Days

Shillong city agglomeration will be under complete lockdown for the next two working days, that is, July 13 and 14.Shillong city and the surrounding areas shall be under curfew till 6 AM of July 15, 2020.

13. Guwahati Central Jail Declared Containment Zone

Owing to many inmates of the Guwahati Central Jail getting infected by COVID-19, Kamrup Metro Administration has declared the said jail to be a containment zone.

14. Air India Withdraws Job Offers

Air India has withdrawn Job Offers for Around 180 Trainee Cabin Crew Members  In The Aviation Sector Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic.

15. Apple Supplier Foxconn To Invest In India

Foxconn plans to invest up to $1 billion to expand a factory in Sriperumbudur,Tamil Nadu where the Taiwanese manufacturer assembles Apple iPhones.

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