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JUL 12, 2021 11:57 PM IST
Punjab govt offices to operate from 8am to 2pm till July 14
Punjab government, late night on Monday decided state government office timings from 8am to 2pm. These timings are applicable in Punjab and will continue until July 14.
JUL 12, 2021 11:30 PM IST
Haryana govt postpones Khelo India Youth Games 2021 in view of third wave of Covid-19
Haryana government on Monday postponed 'Khelo India Youth Games, 2021' in view of the possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, the Games will be held in February 2022. It was scheduled from November 21-30 at five places including Panchkula, Chandigarh, Shahbad, Ambala & Delhi, reported ANI.
JUL 12, 2021 10:44 PM IST
No new Covid-19 death in Jharkhand
Jharkhand reports 43 new Covid-19 cases, while no daily fresh fatality reported. 64 more people discharged after recovering. Cumulative infection tally at
JUL 12, 2021 10:18 PM IST
Haryana home minister Vij accuses Delhi CM Kejriwal of 'lying'
Arvind Kejriwal has done PhD in lying. First, he showed fake data to get excessive medical oxygen and now he's falsely accusing us to hide his failure of not being able to provide water to Delhiites. It's his right to approach court, we'll reply in court: Haryana home minister Anil Vij
JUL 12, 2021 09:41 PM IST
Submitted all documents for Covaxin's EUL to WHO: Bharat Biotech
All documents required for emergency use listing of Covaxin have been submitted to WHO as of July 9. Expect to receive EUL from WHO at the earliest: Bharat Biotech
JUL 12, 2021 09:31 PM IST
Uttarakhand extends Covid-19 curfew till July 20
Uttarakhand govt extends Covid-19 curfew till July 20; 50 people allowed in weddings as well as funerals.
JUL 12, 2021 09:15 PM IST
Dominican court allows Choksi to travel to Antigua and Barbuda
Dominican court allows Mehul Choksi to travel to Antigua and Barbuda, strictly for medical treatment. Bail granted till he is fit to travel back to Dominica.
JUL 12, 2021 08:28 PM IST
UK to lift most Covid-related curbs on July 19
UK prime minister Boris Johnson confirms most Covid-related restrictions for England will be lifted on July 19, reports AFP.
JUL 12, 2021 08:22 PM IST
51 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand reports 51 new Covid-19 cases, 205 recoveries and two deaths today. Total cases reach 341,230 including 326,968 recoveries, 7,341 deaths and 932 active cases.
JUL 12, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Delhi reports 45 new Covid-19 cases, lowest this year
Delhi reports 45 new Covid-19 cases, 92 recoveries and three deaths. Cumulative infection tally reaches 1,435,128 including 1,409,417 recoveries, 25,018 deaths and 693 active cases.
JUL 12, 2021 07:31 PM IST
Sher Bahadur Deuba to take oath as Nepal PM tomorrow
Sher Bahadur Debua to take oath as the next prime minister of Nepal tomorrow. We are holding a discussion about the portfolio of ministers: Former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai
JUL 12, 2021 07:16 PM IST
SKM to send 'warning letters' to oppn parties by July 17
We will send warning letter to opposition parties by July 17 to raise their voice in Parliament for farmers. Every day during monsoon session till its end, five members from each farmers’ organisation, at least 200 farmers in total will protest outside Parliament: Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM)
JUL 12, 2021 07:05 PM IST
EAM Jaishankar to visit Tajikistan, says MEA
External affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar will visit Tajikistan on 13-14 July at the invitation of Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin to take part in the meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers: Ministry of external affairs
JUL 12, 2021 07:00 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee's plea to be heard by the bench of Justice Sampa Sarkar
Mamata Banerjee's PIL on Nandigram poll results will be has been allotted to the Bench of Justice Sampa Sarkar of Calcutta high court, After Justice Kausik Chanda recused himself from the hearing. Matter likely to be taken up this week, reported ANI.
JUL 12, 2021 06:33 PM IST
NEET (UG) 2021 to be held on September 12
Education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, announced on Monday, that the NEET exams will be held nationwide on September 12 of this year, and in compliance with Covid-19 protocols, reported ANI.
JUL 12, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Himachal flash floods: Situation is being closely monitored; all possible support extended, says PM Modi
JUL 12, 2021 05:45 PM IST
NH-3 blocked in Himachal's Mandi due to landslide
JUL 12, 2021 05:09 PM IST
IMD predicts thunderstorm with light to moderate rainfall in Delhi and adjoining areas
JUL 12, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Amit Shah speaks to Himachal Pradesh CM, assures home ministry is monitoring situation
Home Miniter Amit Shah spoke to Himachal Pradesh chief minister ai Ram Thakur about the heavy rainfall experienced in the state. "NDRF teams are reaching there soon for relief work. The Ministry of Home Affairs is continuously monitoring the situation," he tweeted.
JUL 12, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Rajeev Chandrasekhar loses verified badge on Twitter
Union minister for state Rajeev Chandrashekhar changed his username on Twitter, from rajeev_mp to rajeev_GOI, following which he temporarily lost his verified badge on microblogging platform on Monday.
JUL 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST
Covid-19: Delhi's Janpath market to remain closed until further orders
The Delhi government announced on Monday that the Janpath market in the national capital will remain closed until further orders for non-adherence to coronavirus disease (Covid-19) protocols and violation of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 01:25 PM IST
Monsoon session of Parliament to be held from July 19 to Aug 13
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla announced on Monday that the monsoon session of Parliament will be held from July 19 to August 13.
JUL 12, 2021 12:39 PM IST
PM Modi to review Covid-19 situation with chief ministers of northeastern states at 11am tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) situation with the chief ministers of all northeastern states on Tuesday at 11am. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Rajinikanth dissolves Rajini Makkal Mandram, says he has no intention to enter politics in future
Veteran actor Rajinikanth on Monday dissolvedRajini Makkal Mandram by saying he has no intention to enter politics in future.
JUL 12, 2021 11:32 AM IST
PM Modi announces ex-gratia for families of those killed in lightning strikes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ex-gratia for the families of those who were killed in lightning strikes in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh during heavy rain on Sunday. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 10:52 AM IST
No cases of Zika virus detected in Tamil Nadu so far
Tamil Nadu health minister M. Subramaniam said on Monday that no cases of the Zika virus have been detected in the state so far, adding people coming into Tamil Nadu from Kerala are being screened for the virus.
JUL 12, 2021 10:10 AM IST
After Kerala & Bengal, now Lucknow: Another Al-Qaeda module busted within a year
The arrest of three people linked to terror group Al-Qaeda in Lucknow on Sunday is the busting of third major terror module within a year in the country. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 09:25 AM IST
In 24 hours, India's Covid tally and fatality count dip to 37,154 and 724; active cases slide to 450,899
India on Monday witnessed a fall in its daily cases and deaths due to the Covid-19 disease after 37,154 infections and 724 fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry's update at 8am. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Petrol prices hiked again, diesel prices down for first time in 3 months
Petrol prices across India again saw a rise on Monday while prices of diesel witnessed a slight reduction for the first time in three months, according to the latest notification issued by oil retailers. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 08:45 AM IST
PM Modi greets people on Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greetings to the people of the country on the occasion of Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra in Puri. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 08:09 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi to meet UP Congress leaders today, 2022 polls on agenda
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a virtual meeting with senior leaders of the party's Uttar Pradesh unit on Monday, in an exercise which is being seen as a bid to prepare for next year's assembly election. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 06:50 AM IST
Odisha's Puri to hold devotee-less Rath Yatra today
Puri in Odisha is set to hold the second deovtee-less Rath Yatra on Monday due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. The Jagannath Temple administration has said that the yatra will be organised in strict adherence to Covid safety protocols. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 06:48 AM IST
IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rains in several parts of north India today
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast "heavy to very heavy rains" on Monday in parts of north India, which continue to suffer from the unforgiving heatwave. The IMD prediction is for Uttarakhand, Punjab, Chadigarh, Haryana and national capital Delhi. Read more
JUL 12, 2021 05:37 AM IST
Cuba witnesses protests over lack of freedom, economy
On Sunday, scores of Cubans took to the streets in various parts of the country to protest against the lack of freedom and worsening economic conditions.
In the city of San Antonio de los Banos, just outside Havana province, hundreds of people defied a heavy police presence to air their complaints, reported CNN.
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