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Dec 11, 2021 10:11 PM IST
Kentucky governor says death toll due to tornadoes passed 70
Kentucky governor Andy Beshear said at least 70 people died due to the tornadoes
Dec 11, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Municipal polls held in Palestine
Palestinians in villages in the Israeli-occupied West Bank cast their votes in the local body polls. The polls were boycotted by the main opposition Hamas
Dec 11, 2021 09:00 PM IST
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin sends 3rd crew to space
Jeff Bezos' Blue launched a six-member crew into space on Saturday
Dec 11, 2021 06:13 PM IST
Small outbreaks of Covid impact Chinese aviation industry
China's domestic air traffic faltered as the Chinese government's zero-Covid policy enforces tighter travel rules in Beijing.
Dec 11, 2021 06:10 PM IST
Amazon warehouse roof collapse: 1 dead, 2 injured
Storms continued to batter the US with states Illinois and Kentucky bearing the brunt. In south Illinois, severe weather caused Amazon facility in southern Illinois leading to the death of one person and injuries to two.
Dec 11, 2021 06:08 PM IST
50 dead in Kentucky: Report
A storm ravaged the US, as four tornadoes wreaked havoc on Kentucky. ""I fear that there are more than 50 dead ... probably closer to somewhere between 70 and 100, it's devastating," Kentucky governor Andy Beshear said, according to AFP.
Dec 11, 2021 05:27 PM IST
Former NFL star to go to space
Bezos to send NFL player to space.
Dec 11, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Former J-K CM says situation in state not ‘hunky-dory’
Farooq Abdullah was talking about the deaths of two cops in Bandipora on Friday.
Dec 11, 2021 02:28 PM IST
Efforts were made to ensure that poor don't go hungry during Covid
Country battled Covid 19, the biggest pandemic in 100 years and we made honest efforts to ensure that no poor goes to bed hungry. That is why we have increased the free ration scheme till past Holi: PM Modi
Dec 11, 2021 02:20 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Saryu Nahar Project
“My cabinet has cleared the ₹45000 crore Ken Betwa project that will end water crisis in Bundelkhand," says PM Modi at the inauguration of Saryu Nahar Project.
Dec 11, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Omicron milder than Delta variant, say South African experts
Doctors and medical experts in South Africa have pointed out that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is milder than the variant, even if the former is spreading faster.
“They (Omicron patients) are able to manage the disease at home. They are able to manage the disease at home," Dr Unben Pillay said of his patients, according to news agency AP
Dec 11, 2021 01:50 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Saryu Nahar canal in UP's Balrampur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Saryu Nahar National Project at Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 01:09 PM IST
From Monday, unvaccinated won’t be allowed in public places in TN's Madurai
From Monday, people in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 will not be allowed to enter public places, including business establishments and banks among others, news agency ANI reported on Saturday citing an order issued by the district collector. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Islamic State claims responsibility for Friday's blast in Kabul
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two explosions in Afghanistan's Kabul on Friday, according to reports on Saturday. At least two people were killed and three others were injured in the explosions.
Dec 11, 2021 12:45 PM IST
Ahmedabad: Home minister Shah lays foundation stone of Umiya Mata Temple
Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday laid the foundation stone of the Umiya Mata Temple in Ahmedabad.
Dec 11, 2021 12:03 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM Dhami warns of action against objectionable comments about late defence personnel
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday warned of stringent legal action against anyone who makes any objectionable comment about any late defence personnel on social media or otherwise. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 11:57 AM IST
2 test +ve for Covid in MP's Indore after returning from Nigeria
Dec 11, 2021 10:58 AM IST
Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude jolts Afghanistan
An of 4.3 magnitude was reported in Afghanistan at 10.17am on Saturday.
Dec 11, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Delhi records second case of Omicron variant of Covid-19
Delhi has recorded second cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, news agency ANI reported on Saturday citing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government.
Dec 11, 2021 09:29 AM IST
India sees fall in daily Covid tally at 7,992; new deaths at 393
India's daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continued a downward trend on Saturday after 7,992 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 34,682,736, according to the Union health ministry's update at 8am. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 08:56 AM IST
‘My nation demands answers’: Surjewala shoots 5 observations to govt on Covid
Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala on Saturday targeted the Centre over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and made five observations, including those about the Omicron variant of the virus. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 08:39 AM IST
Delhi: Protesting farmers start removing settlements from Tikri Border
Farmers who have been protesting agianst the Centre's three farm laws were seen removing their settlements from Delhi's Tikri Border on Saturday morning.
Dec 11, 2021 07:54 AM IST
Vaccine boosters help to bolster protection against Omicron, says CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said on Saturday that initial data suggested that vaccine boosters help to bolster protection against the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
Dec 11, 2021 07:22 AM IST
Farm stir not ended but on hold, says Chhattisgarh CM Baghel
As the farmers protesting against farm laws called off their agitation after the Centre repealed the laws and agreed to fulfill their pending demands, Chattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the stir is not ended but is on hold. "Farmers have not withdrawn their agitation but put it on hold. The agitation has not ended. Farmers will look into the government's proposals first," Baghel told news agency ANI on Friday.
Dec 11, 2021 06:29 AM IST
AIMIM to launch campaign for Maharashtra municipal polls from today
The All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will on Saturday launch its campaign for next year's Maharashtra municipal elections with party president Asaduddin Owaisi addressing a public rally at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 06:20 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Saryu Nahar National Project in UP today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday inaugurate the Saryu Nahar National Project in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur. Read more
Dec 11, 2021 05:45 AM IST
Taliban interim govt must not be recognised, says ex-US NSA advisor
The United States former National Security Advisor (NSA) John Bolton said on Friday that the interim government of Taliban - Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan must not be recognized as it has breached all its pledges.
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- India has seen one air accident till June this year, which took place on May 1, when a SpiceJet flight from Mumbai to Durgapur encountered severe turbulence during descent, leaving passengers injured, data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) show.