DIESEL CHEAPER BY `8 IN DELHI AS VAT CUT TO 16.5% https://twitter.com/mail_today https://facebook.com/mailtoday Vol. 13 No. 258 | Pages 24 | ` 5.00 NEW DELHI, Friday, July 31, 2020 www.mailtoday.in / www.mailonline.in SC NO TO CBI PROBE PLEA IN SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT CASE PLUS ED looking into money-laundering charge against Rhea REPORTS G ON 1P4A-15ES SEE PAGE 3 Jaya Jaitly gets 4-year jail in defence deal case, HC stays the order SEE PAGE 6 HOW COVID IS TURNING EID & RAKHI VIRTUAL Families and friends in Capital curtail shopping, plan Zoom get-togethers as virus fears alter the way we celebrate festivals PANKAJ NANGIA C VID-19 ‘HERD IMMUNITY ISN’TAN OPTION’ FALLOUT ‘Herd immunity is developed when there is a vaccine or a population has already suffered and recovered from a disease.Achieving herd immunity in a country as populous as India without a vaccine would come at a great cost,’ Health Ministry said. By Chayyanika Nigam and Ajay Kumar in New Delhi SYED Nazish Naqvi, who works at a Delhi-based IT firm, would travel to his home in Lucknow every year two days before Bakri Eid. This time, he chose to leave much earlier for the festival that falls tomorrow. “Since I was driving, I feared catching the coronavirus on the way. So I decided to keep myself in isolation for a week, at my friend’s place in Lucknow, before joining the family. I did not want my parents to be at any risk because of me,” said the Turn to Page 2 SEE PAGES 2-3 14 cops and a priest A woman buys rakhis at a shop in South Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar Market on Thursday, ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival. Only a few shops are selling rakhis this year. on duty at Ayodhya’s Ram Janambhoomi complex, where the Ram Temple groundbreaking ceremony is expected to be held on August 5, have tested positive for Covid. PM Narendra Modi is expected to attend the ceremony with 50 VIPs.
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