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The police got information that both alleged suspects are residents of Kanpur (Representational)

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Two persons were arrested for murdering a man in the Mangolpuri area for contacting one of the accused’s ex-girlfriend, the police said.

According to Delhi Police, one Children in Conflict with Law (CCL) and the accused were arrested on Tuesday.

On receiving a PCR call on August 4, regarding the stabbing incident at Y-Block Park. “The police team reached there and found that injured was already shifted to hospital by relatives. On further enquiry it was found that victim Saif 23 years old was declared brought dead at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital.” said the police.

Accordingly, a case FIR was filed on August 5, under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at Mangolpuri Police station.

During the investigation, the police got information that both alleged suspects are permanent residents of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Immediately a search team was sent to Kanpur to meet the father of the alleged accused.

“He (father of accused) disclosed that they have not come there. Thereafter, the team searched the alleged accused at different places of their relatives in Kanpur and Fatehpur. Through technical surveillance, the team initially succeeded in locating them after they committed the murder. One Mobile number of CATS ambulance was contacted, who told that he has received a call from the control room regarding referral of injured from Ambedkar Hospital to Safdarjung Trauma Center, Delhi. It thus surfaced that both the assailants sustained injuries and both received treatment at Safdarjung Hospital and thereafter they proceeded to UP to evade arrest,” stated the police.

“After a long chase of over 600 kilometres that went through Districts of Agra, Kanpur, Fatehpur and Lucknow, the team finally got precise information at Barabanki in UP that the two accused have boarded a bus towards Delhi,” they further added.

The teams made sustained efforts in search of suspects at various locations and searched 170 CCTV Cameras and examined 230 persons and checked parks, Religious places, Railway Stations, Bus Stands of Kanpur and Fatehpur to arrest the accused.

“In some of the camera footage, they were seen also and found last seen at Bus Stand Kanpur. The team reached there and checked for further movements. The CCTV footage of Barabanki Bus stands finally established that both the accused have boarded a bus routed for Delhi on August 9 in the night.”

Further, the team informed Delhi police about the departure and a team was deployed at Kashmiri Gate and Anand Vihar Bust stand. On August 10, they were arrested from the Anand Vihar Bus stand.

Police said, the main accused hailed from Kanpur and came to Delhi and used to work as a delivery boy and met a girl. During the Lockdown the accused returned back to Kanpur and broke up with his girlfriend. After a while, he got know to know that Saif had been talking with his ex-girlfriend.

He got enraged at this and came to Delhi in July this year and warned Saif to step back and he returned to Kanpur, but the victim did not relent. The accused came back to Delhi again five days before the incident and procured one Button Actuated knife online and got it delivered at some address in Budh Bazar.

On the day of the incident, he joined his friend (CCL) and called Saif through his friend in the said park. The accused waited for the signal and both of the accused committed murder and ran away, the police added.

After the arrest, Police recovered the blood-stained knife and phone of the dead person from their possession.

Further investigation is in progress.

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Coronavirus Live News Update: India Creates World Record In Vaccinations With 2.5 Crore Doses In A Day – dot newz

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The government had set out with a target of 2.5 crore vaccinations and crossed the mark by 10,390

India crossed 2.5 crore Covid vaccinations in a day for the first time on Friday as the government raced to deliver a record on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted to confirm the “historic” figure.

The government had set out with a target of 2.5 crore vaccinations and crossed the mark by 10,390.

With 34,403 more people testing positive for COVID-19, India’s overall infection tally has increased to 3,33,81,728, while the count of active cases has dipped to 3,39,056, according to Union health ministry data updated on Friday.

The death count due to the disease has climbed to 4,44,248 with 320 more fatalities being recorded, it said.

The number of active cases now comprises 1.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 97.64 per cent, according to the data updated by the ministry.

It said that active COVID-19 cases in the country decreased by 3,867 cases in a span of 24 hours.

Here are the updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:

Over 7 lakh people vaccinated in Assam on PM’s birthday

A total of 7,09,524 people received the COVID-19 vaccine in Assam on Friday as the state government undertook a mega inoculation drive on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday, a bulletin said.

Over 2.16 crore people have been immunised, and 44.02 lakh of them got both doses of the vaccines, it said.

The special drive was conducted in 4,575 COVID Vaccination Centres (CVCs), of which 4,557 were government sites and 18 private ones.



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WHO Emergency Approval For Covaxin Delayed Till October 5 – dot newz

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The assessment of the SAGE working group on the available pieces of evidence will determine EUA.

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World Health Organisation’s (WHO) approval for the emergency use authorisation (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is likely to be delayed till October 5.

As per WHO, the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) will be meeting on October 5 to granting EUA to Covaxin.

Hanna Nohynek, SAGE member will be introducing session objective setting, an update on regulatory decisions and an overview of Working Group deliverables.

The session will recommend EUA based on the clinical data on Covaxin from phase 1, 2, 3 trial and post-marketing studies on safety, immunogenicity, efficacy and effectiveness.

It will update on global, regional and country-level plans for vaccine safety monitoring.

The assessment of the SAGE working group on the available pieces of evidence will determine EUA.

Meanwhile, Bharat Biotech on Friday said it has submitted all the data to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin and is awaiting feedback from the UN Public Health Agency.

In a series of tweets, Bharat Biotech said that Covaxin clinical trial was fully compiled and available in June 2021.

“#COVAXIN clinical trial data was fully compiled and available in June 2021. All Data was submitted for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) Application to World Health Organization in early July. We have responded to any clarifications sought by #WHO and are awaiting further feedback,” Bharat Biotech tweeted.

As a responsible manufacturer with past approvals for its other vaccines, the company said it would not find it appropriate to speculate or comment on the approval process and its timelines, it further said.

“We are continuing to work diligently on obtaining WHO EUL at the earliest,” it added.

Bharat Biotech has submitted its Phase 3 clinical trials data that demonstrated 77.8 per cent efficacy to the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).

Covaxin was developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in association with the Indian Council of Medical Research and the National Institute of Virology. Covaxin, which has been developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), contains a whole virion inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, which is produced in Vero cells.

The vaccine is stable at 2 degrees Celsius to 8 degrees Celsius (refrigerated) and is shipped in a ready-to-use liquid formulation that permits distribution using existing vaccine supply chain channels.

The WHO has so far approved Covid vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, US pharma majors Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, China’s Sinopharm and Oxford-AstraZeneca for emergency use.

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PM Praises Frontline, Health Workers As India Administers Record Doses

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As India set a new record on Friday by administering over 2 crores COVID-19 vaccine doses, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the success of the vaccination drive to the country’s doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare and all front-line workers.

“Every Indian would be proud of today’s record vaccination numbers. I acknowledge our doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare and all front-line workers who have toiled to make the vaccination drive a success. Let us keep boosting vaccination to defeat COVID-19,” PM Modi tweeted.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and several state governments have aimed to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday historic by setting a record number of Covid vaccinations Friday.

Taking to Twitter, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that the historic feat is a gift to PM Modi on behalf of the health workers and the countrymen.

“#VaccineSeva A gift to Prime minister Narendra Modi on behalf of the health workers and the countrymen. Today, on his birthday, India has crossed the historical figure of administering 2 crore vaccines in a day, setting a new record. Well done India!” Mandaviya tweeted.

India has administered more than one crore COVID-19 vaccines in a day on earlier occasions.The vaccination drive in the country commenced on January 16 with the inoculation of healthcare and frontline workers. At present, India is administering COVID-19 vaccines– Covishield of Serum Institute of India (SII), Bharat Biotech”s Covaxin and Sputnik V.

To ramp up the drive, on April 1, the government had opened Covid-19 vaccination for everyone above the age of 45 years. A month later from May 1, as a part of the third phase of the vaccination drive, India began administering the vaccine in the 18 to 44 years age group.

Since then, the country’s vaccination drive is scaling new heights. On August 9, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 50 crores.

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