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Dec 9, 2021 11:03 PM IST

Kolkata bound SpiceJet flight returns to Mumbai after take off

A Kolkata bound SpiceJet flight that departed from Mumbai returned to the financial city after take off owing to a technical issue, according to an airline spokesperson. The flight landed safely in Mumbai.

Dec 9, 2021 10:37 PM IST

Reports of all 9 Omicron patients in Rajasthan comes out negative

The reports of all nine Omicron patients admitted in Jaipur's RUHS hospital in Rajasthan has come out as negative, news agency ANI reported. They all have been discharged from the hospital, and advised to stay in home quarantine for the next seven days, ANI reported citing the state health department.

Dec 9, 2021 9:16 PM IST

Army, Navy and IAF chiefs pay last respects to CDS Rawat

The three service chiefs , Indian Army chief General MM Naravane, Navy chief Admiral R Hari Kumar and IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari pay last respects to CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other Armed Forces personnel.

Dec 9, 2021 9:03 PM IST

PM pays tribute to CDS Rawat, his wife & others

PM Narendra Modi pays last respects to CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and others, who died in the IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday.

Dec 9, 2021 9:00 PM IST

PM Modi arrives at Palam air base to pay tribute to CDS Rawat, his wife and others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at the Palam airport in Delhi to pay respects to CDS general Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 Armed Forces personnel, who died in the IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday.

Dec 9, 2021 8:55 PM IST

Bangladesh Armed Forces principal staff officer Waker-us-Zaman to attend CDS Rawat's funeral on Friday in Delhi

Lieutenant General Waker us-Zaman, principal staff officer, Armed Forces Division of Bangladesh, is going to be attending CDS' General Bipin Rawat's funeral in Delhi. He will reach the national capital via Doha, and will arrive at 8am on Friday.

Dec 9, 2021 8:49 PM IST

Defence minister Rajnath Singh reaches Palam air base in Delhi

Defence minister Rajnath Singh has reached Delhi's Palam air base. He met with the families of CDS general Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, and other Armed Forces personnel who lost their lives in Wednesday's chopper crash in Tamil Nadu.

Dec 9, 2021 8:01 PM IST

IAF aircraft from Sulur arrives at Palam airbase, CDS Rawat's body brought out

The IAF aircraft has landed in Delhi's Palam airbase form Coimbatore's Sulur. CDS General Rawat's body has also been brought out. Read more.

Dec 9, 2021 7:11 PM IST

EU medicines agency says Omicron cases so far appear 'mostly mild'

The European Union (EU) medicines agency says that cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19, which has rapidly spread across the globe, so far appear 'mostly mild', AFP reported on Thursday.

Dec 9, 2021 6:28 PM IST

Suspension of scheduled international commercial flights to and from India extended till January 31

India has extended the suspension of scheduled international commercial flights to and from the country till January 31, 2022. Read more.

Dec 9, 2021 6:03 PM IST

Doctors decided to resume emergency services in Delhi after strike over delay in NEET-PG 2021 counselling

The Resident Doctors Association of Maulana Azad Medical College and associated hospitals in Delhi have decided to resume emergency services, after strike over the delay in NEET-PG 2021 counselling.

Dec 9, 2021 5:42 PM IST

Group Captain Varun Singh shifted to Bengaluru's Command Hospital

The lone survivor of IAF chopper crash Group Captain Varun Singh has been shifted to Bengaluru's Command Hospital for further treatment, ANI reported.

Dec 9, 2021 5:33 PM IST

PM to pay tribute to CDS Bipin Rawat, other armed forces personnel around 9pm today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay respects to late CDS General Bipin Rawat and other Armed forces personnel at around 9pm today, ANI reported. Defence minister Rajnath Singh, MoS defence Ahay Bhatt, NSA Ajit Doval, and three services chiefs will also be in attendance.

Dec 9, 2021 4:58 PM IST

CBI arrests brother of TMC youth wing leader in illegal coal smuggling case

The CBI on Thursday held Bikash Mishra, brother of TMC youth wing leader Binay Mishra, accused in the illegal coal smuggling case ANI reported. Bikash was arrested at a private hospital in Kolkata where is currently undergoing treatment.

Dec 9, 2021 4:49 PM IST

‘We’ll take time to recover from this loss': Lt General DP Pandey, GOC, Srinagar's Chinar Corps on CDS General Rawat's demise

Lieutenant General DP Pandey, GOC, Srinagar's Chinar Corps, on Thursday paid homage to late CDS General Bipin Rawat at the Sherwani Community Hall in Baramulla. Speaking to ANI, he said that it will take time for them to recover from the CDS's untimely demise. “The connection he (CDS Gen Rawat) had with the people of Uri, Baramulla and Kashmir was like no other,” Lt Pandey was quoted as saying.

Dec 9, 2021 4:14 PM IST

Singapore removed from India's 'at risk' list for additional travel measures

India has removed Singapore from its list of ‘at risk’ nations, travellers from where need to follow additional measures on arrival.

Dec 9, 2021 4:01 PM IST

‘We’ll have to think': Maharashtra Dy CM on Rahul Gandhi's visit to Maharashtra amid rising Omicron cases

Maharashtra deputy CM and Congress leader Ajit Pawar said that the state will have to “think” about party leader Rahul Gandhi's visit to Mumbai on December 28 if Omicron Covid-19 variant cases continue to rise in the state, ANI reported. Currently, there are 10 reported Omicron cases in Maharashtra, the highest in India of the total 23 infections reported so far. Read more.

Dec 9, 2021 3:24 PM IST

School uniform in all government schools in Rajasthan to change from next academic year

Students in government schools in Rajasthan will have a new uniform from next academic year, according to an order by the state government. The  Congress government in the northern state had claimed the uniform resembled that of RSS in 2017 when BJP was in power.

Dec 9, 2021 2:57 PM IST

Farmers to vacate protest sites on December 11, SKM to hold meeting on Jan 15

Protesting farmers will vacate the protest sites in Delhi borders on December 11, reports ANI quoting farmer leader Darshan Pal Singh.

Dec 9, 2021 2:19 PM IST

Centre sends formal letter to SKM on agreed agenda

The Centre has sent a formal letter to SKM on agreed agenda and a panel on MSP as farm leaders meet to decide on ending year-long protests.

Dec 9, 2021 1:32 PM IST

4 Olympic diplomatic boycott nations will 'pay the price': China

China says four Olympic diplomatic boycott nations will 'pay the price,' news agency AFP reports.

Dec 9, 2021 1:07 PM IST

Lone survivor of Amry chopper crash being shifted to Bengaluru: Father

IAF Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the helicopter crash that killed Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others, is being shifted to Bengaluru from the Army hospital at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, his father said on Thursday.

Dec 9, 2021 1:01 PM IST

Vehicles carrying mortal remains of chopper crash victims leave for Sulur airbase

Image courtesy: ANI
Image courtesy: ANI

Vehicles carrying mortal remains of CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife and other personnel who died in the Coonoor chopper crash, leave for Sulur airbase from Madras Regimental Centre in Nilgiris district. The mortal remains will be taken to Delhi by air.

Dec 9, 2021 12:30 PM IST

Suspicious explosion in Rohini court; 7 fire tenders on spot

A suspicious explosion took place at Rohini Court today morning, reports news agency ANI. Seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot, it also said. More details awaited.

Dec 9, 2021 12:26 PM IST

Pakistan reports first case of Omicron variant

Pakistan on Thursday reported its first case of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Sindh province. A private hospital in the city of Karachi reported the first case of the variant in a 65-year-old female patient, Geo News reported citing the provincial health department.

Dec 9, 2021 12:12 PM IST

Farmers end year-long protests against farm laws variant

Farmers agitating against the three legislation, ended their year-long protests on Thursday, after the government agreed to their all of their demands.

Their demands:

1. Withdrawal of all the agitation related cases registered during this protest in all states/ UTs/ Central Govt agencies etc.

2. Compensation to all the families of the agitating farmers died during the course of agitation.

3. No criminal liability of the Farmers in case of stubble burning.

4. Govt to discuss electricity amendment bill with SKM/ farmers before discussing it in the Parliament.

5. Committee on MSP formed; SKM to list out their members in the committee and give it to farmers.

6. Ongoing MSP in the country and procurement will continue as it is.

Dec 9, 2021 11:10 AM IST

Mortal remains of all IAF chopper crash victims to reach Delhi today: Rajnth Singh

Mortal remains of all IAF chopper crash victims will be brought back to Delhi by evening, informes Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Parliament.

Dec 9, 2021 10:08 AM IST

Rajnath SIngh to give statement on chopper crash today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in Lok Sabha at 11 am today on the military helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu.

Dec 9, 2021 9:48 AM IST

Health secretary to discuss Covid-19 situation with states today

Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan to hold video conference with states to discuss the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country. 

Dec 9, 2021 9:25 AM IST

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to launch poll campaign in Goa today

Congress Party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to launch a poll campaign in Goa from December 10, for the upcoming state Assembly polls.

Dec 9, 2021 8:33 AM IST

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari reaches the chopper crash site

Dec 9, 2021 7:52 AM IST

Indoor air pollution 20 times limit prescribed by WHO, shows study

The indoor air pollution levels in Delhi homes is more than 20 times the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, a study by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC India) has shown. Read More

Dec 9, 2021 6:53 AM IST

Demands met, farmers likely to call off 14-month agitation today

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday announced that their 14-month agitation will be called off at 12pm on Thursday, but only after receiving the final copy of the Union government’s revised proposal which has accepted their demands.

Dec 9, 2021 6:01 AM IST

Mortal remains of CDS Bipin Rawat will reach Delhi today; Rajnath to brief Parliament

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will brief both the Houses of Parliament on the military chopper crash near Coonoor that killed 13, including chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat. Rawat was on his way to the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington to attend a programme. Minutes before reaching the destination in Wellington, the chopper crashed. Tributes poured in for General Rawat, the first chief of defence staff of India. Read More

Dec 9, 2021 12:12 PM IST

Farmers end year-long protests against farm laws variant

Farmers agitating against the three legislation, ended their year-long protests on Thursday, after the government agreed to their all of their demands.

Their demands:

1. Withdrawal of all the agitation related cases registered during this protest in all states/ UTs/ Central Govt agencies etc.

2. Compensation to all the families of the agitating farmers died during the course of agitation.

3. No criminal liability of the Farmers in case of stubble burning.

4. Govt to discuss electricity amendment bill with SKM/ farmers before discussing it in the Parliament.

5. Committee on MSP formed; SKM to list out their members in the committee and give it to farmers.

6. Ongoing MSP in the country and procurement will continue as it is.

Dec 9, 2021 11:10 AM IST

Mortal remains of all IAF chopper crash victims to reach Delhi today: Rajnth Singh

Mortal remains of all IAF chopper crash victims will be brought back to Delhi by evening, informes Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Parliament.

Dec 9, 2021 10:08 AM IST

Rajnath SIngh to give statement on chopper crash today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in Lok Sabha at 11 am today on the military helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu.

Dec 9, 2021 9:48 AM IST

Health secretary to discuss Covid-19 situation with states today

Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan to hold video conference with states to discuss the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country. 

Dec 9, 2021 9:25 AM IST

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to launch poll campaign in Goa today

Congress Party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to launch a poll campaign in Goa from December 10, for the upcoming state Assembly polls.

Dec 9, 2021 8:33 AM IST

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari reaches the chopper crash site

Dec 9, 2021 7:52 AM IST

Indoor air pollution 20 times limit prescribed by WHO, shows study

The indoor air pollution levels in Delhi homes is more than 20 times the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, a study by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC India) has shown. Read More

Dec 9, 2021 6:53 AM IST

Demands met, farmers likely to call off 14-month agitation today

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday announced that their 14-month agitation will be called off at 12pm on Thursday, but only after receiving the final copy of the Union government’s revised proposal which has accepted their demands.

Dec 9, 2021 6:01 AM IST

Mortal remains of CDS Bipin Rawat will reach Delhi today; Rajnath to brief Parliament

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will brief both the Houses of Parliament on the military chopper crash near Coonoor that killed 13, including chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat. Rawat was on his way to the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington to attend a programme. Minutes before reaching the destination in Wellington, the chopper crashed. Tributes poured in for General Rawat, the first chief of defence staff of India. Read More