Delhi: On the first day of Navratri, devotees queued outside the Kalkaji temple for worship: Big news and headlines of 17 October 2020 LIVE


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The number of corona infections is increasing every day worldwide. A record 4.12 lakh corona cases came in 24 hours. The day before this, the maximum number of cases was 3.97 lakh. The number of deaths from this dangerous disease has also increased. Last day 6,185 people died. According to the WorldMeter, thirty-nine million 65 thousand people have been infected with corona till now. Out of this, 11 lakh 8 thousand 617 people have lost their lives, while 2 crore 96 lakh 48 thousand patients have been cured. There are only more than 88 lakh active cases in the whole world, that is, so many people are currently being treated in hospital.

At the same time, at least 48 people died in Maharashtra due to heavy rains and floods in the last three. Crops were destroyed extensively in millions of hectares. Officials said 29 people died in the Pune division of western Maharashtra, 16 in the Aurangabad division in central Maharashtra and three in coastal Konkan in rain-related incidents.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Talked with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and discussed the situation arising out of the floods and heavy rains. My condolences to the affected siblings. Relying on all possible help of the Center in relief and rescue work there.” . ”

Delhi-NCR has been experiencing poor air quality for months. Experts have issued warnings that, due to high levels of air pollution, the condition of corona may increase further. According to the India Meteorological Department, due to the formation of low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, there is a possibility of rains during Durga Puja in Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal.

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