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Dec 16, 2021 10:20 PM IST
UK's daily Covid-19 cases at record 88,376
UK reports another daily record of 88,376 new Covid-19 cases.
Dec 16, 2021 09:24 PM IST
Telangana's Omicron case tally up by 4
Four more persons test positive for Omicron in Hyderabad, taking total number of the variant cases to seven in Telangana: Health department
Dec 16, 2021 08:43 PM IST
5 more Omicron cases found in Karnataka
“Five more cases of #Omicron have been detected in Karnataka today. 19 yr male returning from UK, 36 yr male returning from Delhi, 70 yr female returning from Delhi, 52 yr male returning from Nigeria, 33 yr male returning from South Africa,” tweets state health minister Dr Sudhakar K.
Dec 16, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Kerala reports 3404 new Covid-19 cases and 36 deaths
Kerala reports 3404 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths and 4145 recoveries; 284 deaths added from backlog. Fatalities at 43,946, active caseload at 34,171.
Dec 16, 2021 07:43 PM IST
2022 Goa polls: Congress announces first list of candidates
Congress announces first list, naming eight candidates, for next year's for Goa assembly polls, former CM Digambar Kamat to contest from Margao.
Dec 16, 2021 07:36 PM IST
2 new treatments against Covid-19: EU medicines agency
European Union's medicines agency recommends two new treatments against Covid-19.
Dec 16, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Punjab assembly polls 2022: ECI team meets political parties
A team of Election Commission of India meets political parties in Punjab ahead of next year's assembly elections in the state. “ECI reviewed overall poll preparedness with district election officers/deputy commissioners, among others,” says poll panel chief Girish Chandra.
Dec 16, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Delhi logs 85 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths
Delhi reports 85 new Covid-19 cases, 0 deaths and 38 recoveries. Total tally rises to 1,441,935 including 1,416,360 including 25,100 deaths and 475 active cases.
Dec 16, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Extortion case: Mumbai Police arrest absconding accused
Mumbai Police arrest Vinay Singh, an absconding accused in the extortion case involving former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.
Dec 16, 2021 05:17 PM IST
GST: Centre lowers rate on ethanol to 5%
Union government lowers GST rate to 5% from 18% on ethanol meant for blending under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme.
Dec 16, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Foreign minister of Tajikistan to visit India on December 18: MEA
Foreign Affairs Minister of Tajikistan will be on an official visit to India from December 18-20. He will meet EAM Dr. S Jaishankar on December 18. They will discuss bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest: Ministry of External Affairs
Dec 16, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter identified
The two terrorists neutralised by security forces in Kulgam have been identified as Amir Bashir Dar and Adil Yousuf Shan. Incriminating materials, arms as ammunition including 2 pistols, 2 magazines, 7 pistol rounds and 1 grenade were recovered from their possession: Jammu and Kashmir Police
Dec 16, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Mortal remains of Group Captain Varun Singh brought to Bhopal
Mortal remains of IAF's Group Captain Varun Singh brought to Bhopal, a day after he breathed his last at Bengaluru's Air Force Command Hospital.
Dec 16, 2021 02:51 PM IST
PM Modi to lay foundation of Ganga Expressway on December 18
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of 594 km long Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh on December 18: Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Dec 16, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Over 1100 fresh Covid-19 deaths in Russia
Russia reports 1133 more deaths due to Covid-19.
Dec 16, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Delhi adds 4 more cases of Omicron variant, India tally climbs to 77
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said on Thursday that four more cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been reported in the national capital, taking the tally to 10.
Dec 16, 2021 10:40 AM IST
PM Modi to participate in reception ceremony of 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaals'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at National War Memorial to participate in homage and reception ceremony of 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaals' at the War Memorial.
Dec 16, 2021 09:02 AM IST
More than 370,000 cases of crimes against women reported in 2020, says govt
A total of 371,503 cases of crimes against women were registered across the country last year, the government told the Parliament on Wednesday, citing data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Read More
Dec 16, 2021 08:21 AM IST
12 fresh Omicron cases take national tally to 73
A total of 12 new cases of the Omicron variant of Sars-Cov-2 were reported across India on Wednesday – four each in Maharashtra and Kerala, two in Telangana, and one each in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal – as the national tally of the heavily mutated variant continued to swell.
Dec 16, 2021 07:27 AM IST
2 terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter by security forces
Two terrorists killed during operation in Redwani area of Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir. The operation was launched by Police and Army last night. The searches are still underway, said police.
Dec 16, 2021 06:42 AM IST
Delhi's Air Quality Index remains in ‘very poor' category
Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 337 (overall) in the 'very poor' category, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India.
Dec 16, 2021 05:57 AM IST
PM Modi to address farmers today on natural farming
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers, scientists across the country during the valedictory session of the ongoing National Summit on Agro and Food Processing on Monday. The three-day summit is being held in Gujarat and it was organised to bring in a focus on natural farming and make farmers aware of its benefits.
- States and Union Territories have been asked to set up border check points to stop inter-state movement of any banned single use plastic items, according to the ministry of environment, forest and climate change.
- Hyundai Ioniq 6 is expected to enter production next month.