Dubai: KSCC, an entity registered with Community Development Authority, Government of Dubai organized a live event celebrating UAE National Day in a theme of Coloring the Nation for the 5th Year on 2nd December 2020.

As this year UAE is celebrating their 49th anniversary of National Day, KSCC went live on their Facebook page and Youtube channel at 3 PM. Started event with UAE National Anthem followed by Presidential Speech from KSCC President Ismail.

KSCC presented a video “UAE, A HAVEN OF DIVERSITY” showing how UAE is exceptionally tolerant to all people living in UAE and how it is unified with Diversity.

KSCC took this opportunity to reveal real-life heroes who were not recognized to the public as they have contributed and helped the needy during the COVID –19 lockdown and thereafter where people were struggling for food and lives. These “UNSUNG HEROES of COVID19” were felicitated with Appreciation mementos from KSCC.

Later on, they also released a video showing how UAE leadership is bringing colors to the lives of expats. Video also showed some of the expats sharing their greatness to the UAE from themselves.

As this event theme was Coloring the Nation, which KSCC has been organizing for the past 5 years with drawing and painting contests, even this year also KSCC has declared the contest online and the artists submitted their drawings and paintings online. This event also showcased arts from artists and all the participants were acknowledged with appreciation certificates.

A special event like honoring the Ambulance Driver also took place live to recognize and appreciate their efforts which were very important during this pandemic time. KSCC also felicitated Ambulance Drivers for their contributions and hard efforts.

KSCC had worked and helped the needy during this pandemic by food and food kit distribution, blood donation, dead body repatriations, handling helpline calls, flight repatriation, iftar kits distribution, etc, and benefited around 10500 beneficiaries. KSCC showcased these happy moments of voluntary works before the conclusion of this live event.

This event was hosted by BOD member Mohammad Faraz and concluded with a thanksgiving speech from BOD member Gafoor. UAE citizens who are also among BOD members wished National day for all live event participants and viewers, Shafi, Club Manager, Vice Pr. Ziauddin, members, sponsors, and supports have joined to experience live events.

With going live on Facebook and YouTube, KSCC has also campaigned on Twitter to promote Unsung Heroes with their exclusive hashtag “KSCC_UNSUNGHEROES” where around 5700 tweets were tweeted and were trending top 2 in UAE. It was a very successful campaign in the end.

KSCC specially thanked CDA, Dubai Government, all participants, technical team, volunteers, and all the attendees in the conclusion.

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New Delhi: India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months with 131 more deaths being recorded, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,06,67,736 with 13,203 more infections. There are 1,84,182 active cases, which is 1.73 per cent of the caseload and it remained below 2 lakh for the sixth consecutive day, according to the ministry data.

As many as 1,03,30,084 people have recuperated, taking the recovery rate to 96.83 per cent,.

The fatality rate rose to 1.4 per cent and 131 more deaths include 45 from Maharashtra, 20 from Kerala, nine from Delhi and eight each from Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.

A total of 1,53,470 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 50,785 from Maharashtra, followed by 12,316 in Tamil Nadu, 12,197 in Karnataka, 10,808 in Delhi, 10,115 in West Bengal, 8,617 in Uttar Pradesh and 7,147 in Andhra Pradesh.

According to the ICMR, 19.23 crore tests have been conducted so far with 5,70,246 samples being tested on Sunday. The ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

"Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website, adding that statewide distribution of figures was subject to further verification and reconciliation.