PM Narendra Modi Ji launched a nationwide campaign “#Unite2FightCorona” on Thursday and asked the nation to unite in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. He tweeted,” India’s COVID -19 fight is people-driven and gets great strength from our COVID warriors. Our collective efforts have helped saved many lives. We have to continue the momentum and protect our citizens from the virus. #Unite2FightCorona”. He emphasized the key points,” wear a mask, wash hands, follow social distancing and practice do gaj ki doori.”
Fact of the day: World Post Day
October 9 is celebrated as World Post Day every year. It was declared at the 1969 Universal Postal Union(UPU) Congress in Tokyo, Japan to mark the anniversary of the UPU creation in 1874. The letters provide a more powerful way to communicate. The UPU organizes an international letter-writing competition every year on this day. On the occasion of World Post Day, Bishar Hussein, Director General of the Univeral Postal Union, asked people to remind the sacrifices made by postal operators and their staff during COVID -19 pandemic. This year due to the pandemic, the celebrations of World Post Day will be held virtually.
Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 69 runs in the IPL 2020. The score card of the match:
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Kings XI Punjab|
|Best Batsman of the Match||Jonny Bairstow|
|Best Bowler of the Match||Rashid Khan|
Match of the day: Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals will lock horns on Friday at 7:30 pm. Delhi Capitals is riding high on the success and would want to continue their winning strike. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals needs to buckle up and win the match at all costs.
|Rajasthan Royals||Delhi Capitals|
|Total matches played||5||5|
Entertainment: Laxmmi Bomb trailer drops today
Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmmi Bomb trailer will be out today. Directed by Raghava Lawrence, the movie is set to premiere on 9 November 2020 in Disney Plus Hotstar.