Live news updates: Industrialist Rahul Bajaj will be cremated in Pune with state honours, Election Commission eases rules for campaigning.
Live news updates: India recorded 44,877 new cases of Covid-19 and 684 deaths from the disease in the last 24 hours, said the health ministry on Sunday. The country’s coronavirus infections tally increased to 42.63 million and total fatalities to 508,665.
The active case tally is at 537,045 and daily positivity rate at 3.17 per cent.
Industrialist Rahul Bajaj will be cremated in Pune with state honours on Sunday afternoon after his death from cardiac and lung ailments at age of 83.
The Bajaj Group patriarch made his company a household name with scooter models like Chetak and Priya. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed their grief on his death and recalled his contributions.
Life Insurance Corporation of India’s board will meet Sunday to consider the state-owned company’s initial public offering (IPO) after the industry regulator reviewed the proposal. After the board approval, the proposal will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Board of India.
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