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Nov 1, 2021 11:26 PM IST

Punjab reports 20 new Covid-19 cases, 1 more death

Punjab on Monday recorded 20 new cases and one more death due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which pushed the caseload and death toll to 602,420 and 16,560 respectively, according to the health department's bulletin. 

Nov 1, 2021 10:24 PM IST

PM Modi proposes LIFE (Lifestyle For Environment) as 'one-word movement' at COP26 summit

“I propose to you today a ‘one-word movement.’ This one word, in the context of climate, can become the basic foundation of one world. This is the word - LIFE i.e. Lifestyle For Environment,” Modi said.

Nov 1, 2021 10:19 PM IST

Paris climate deal was not only a Summit for India, but a commitment: PM Modi at COP26

Narendra Modi said that the Paris Climate Deal was not just a summit for India but a commitment while delivering the National Statement at the COP-26 conference in Glasgow, UK.

Nov 1, 2021 10:18 PM IST

Watch LIVE | PM Modi delivers National Statement at COP-26 conference

PM Modi addressed the COP-26 conference and delivered the National Statement.

Nov 1, 2021 10:06 PM IST

Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market witnesses crowding ahead of Diwali: Report

The Lajpat Nagar market in Delhi continued to witness a high footfall on the day, ahead of Diwali, reports ANI.

Nov 1, 2021 9:35 PM IST

Modi says from drinking water source to affordable housing all need to be made resilient to climate change

PM Modi in his address during the COP-26 conference said that from sources of drinking water to affordable housing, all need to be made resilient to climate change. 

Nov 1, 2021 8:56 PM IST

Delhi reports 18 Covid-19 cases, no new deaths in last 24 hours

With 18 new Covid-19 cases, Delhi's cumulative caseload reached 1,439,888. Also, with no new fatalities, the death toll remained at 25,091, Delhi government's medical bulletin showed.

Nov 1, 2021 7:59 PM IST

PM Modi thanks Australian PM Scott Morrison for recognising Covaxin 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for Australia's recognition of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. Modi hailed the move an “an important step forward in the post-COVID partnership” between the two countries. 

Nov 1, 2021 7:01 PM IST

India’s merchandise exports in April to October 2021 see 54.51% rise from similar period in 2020

India’s merchandise exports in April to October 2021 was USD 232.58 billion, an increase of 54.51% over USD 150.53 billion in April to October 2020 and an increase of 25.45% over USD 185.4 billion in April to October 2019, reports ANI citing government data. 

Nov 1, 2021 6:50 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 809 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths 

With 809 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths, Maharashtra's cases tally reached 6,611,887 and the death toll climbed to 140,226. Mumbai added 258 new cases and four deaths to the state's tally. So far, the city has seen 757,007 cases and 16,251 deaths.

Nov 1, 2021 6:11 PM IST

Dinesh K Patnaik appointed next Indian ambassador to Spain

The ministry of external affairs said that Dinesh K Patnaik, who is currently the director general, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Spain, reports ANI. 

Nov 1, 2021 6:00 PM IST

Kolkata airport says inbound passengers should be fully vaccinated against Covid or carry negative RT-PCR certificate

Kolkata airport said that all inbound passengers to the state should either be fully vaccinated or carry a negative RT-PCR test for Covid-19 not older than 72 hours from departure, according to the guidelines of West Bengal government, reports PTI.

Nov 1, 2021 5:21 PM IST

MEA says India's vaccination certificate recognised by Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, State of Palestine, Mauritius, Mongolia

The ministry of external affairs said that India's vaccination certificate has been recognised by Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, State of Palestine, Mauritius and Mongolia.

Nov 1, 2021 5:12 PM IST

Punjab CM announces 11% DA hike for state govt employees

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi announced a 11% hike in dearness allowance to state government employees with effect from July 1. He also said that it will add a burden of Rs. 440 crore per month on state exchequer. However, there was no mention of arrears pending on the DA. The CM said the employees have accepted to call off week long strike and added that he has been assured that there will be no strike by them during remaining period of the government before 2022 polls.

Nov 1, 2021 4:49 PM IST

Indian ambassador to UAE Parvan Kapoor appointed next ambassador to Russia: MEA

Parvan Kapoor, India's current ambassador to the UAE, has been appointed as the next ambassador to Russia, reports ANI citing the ministry of external affairs. Sunjay Sudhir has been appointed as the next Indian ambassador to the UAE.

Nov 1, 2021 4:41 PM IST

Biometric attendance for all staff of all levels to resume from Nov 8

The Union government has made the decision to resume biometric attendance for employees of all levels starting November 8, PTI reported citing the personnel ministry.

Nov 1, 2021 4:27 PM IST

Suspension of IAS officer, who had asked Delhi Police to take action against BJP's Kapil Mishra, revoked by President

President of India on October 14 revoked the suspension of IAS officer Ashish Joshi, who was suspended in 2019 for asking Delhi police to take action against an alleged inflammatory video by BJP's Kapil Mishra. Joshi is back at the Department of Telecom.

Nov 1, 2021 4:07 PM IST

Supreme Court sets aside Calcutta HC blanket ban on sale, use of all firecrackers in West Bengal

The Supreme Court set aside Calcutta High Court's order on a blanket ban on sale, purchase and use of firecrackers in West Bengal during Kali Puja, Diwali celebrations and other festivities to check air pollution amid the Covid-19 pandemic, reports ANI. 

Nov 1, 2021 3:30 PM IST

Mumbai crime branch takes custody former cop Sachin Vaze in extortion case

Mumbai Crime Branch took custody of dismissed police officer Sachin Vaze in connection with extortion case registered against him in Goregaon, reports PTI quoting an official.

Nov 1, 2021 3:15 PM IST

Former PM Manmohan Singh recovering from Dengue, wife thanks medical staff of AIIMS, Delhi, ‘well-wishers’

Former PM Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaul thanked the doctors, nurses and medical staff of AIIMS, Delhi, and his “well-wishers” after Singh returned home from the hospital, reports ANI. She also said that he is recovering from Dengue. 

Nov 1, 2021 2:36 PM IST

Drugs-on-cruise case: Prabhakar Sail's lawyers say witness will cooperate with NCB if summoned

The lawyers of Prabhakar Sail, a witness in the drugs-on-cruise case informed the NCB zonal office in Mumbai that he is ready to cooperate in the inquiry if summoned but he hasn't been served any summons yet, reports ANI. 

Nov 1, 2021 2:02 PM IST

Sameer Wankhede meets NCSC chairperson, submits caste documents, reports PTI

Narcotics Control Bureau's Mumbai zonal head Sameer Wankhede on Monday presented his original caste papers to prove he is a Dalit to National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairperson Vijay Sampla, reported news agency PTI.

Nov 1, 2021 1:46 PM IST

Mumbai reports 315 fresh Covid-19 cases, 429 recoveries in 24 hours: Mayor Kishori Pednekar

Mumbai has reported 315 fresh Covid-19 cases and 429 recoveries in the past 24 hours, news agency ANI quoted Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar as saying on Monday. “The number of active cases in the city is 3,849,” Pednekar was further quoted as saying in a press conference in Mumbai.

Nov 1, 2021 1:37 PM IST

Delhi court issues notice to Kejriwal, Sisodia in 2018 case

A Delhi court has issued a notice to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy, Manish Sisodia, on a plea challenging their discharge in 2018 chief secretary assault case.

Nov 1, 2021 1:10 PM IST

531 new dengue cases in Delhi last week, reports ANI citing SDMC

As many as 531 new dengue cases were reported in Delhi last week, news agency ANI quoted South Delhi Municipal Corporation as saying. “6 deaths have been reported this year so far, ” the Corporation added. 

Nov 1, 2021 12:35 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav will not contest next year's Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, reports PTI

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said he will not be contesting the next year's Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, reported news agency PTI. The SP Chief further said the alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for Uttar Pradesh assembly polls is final, reported PTI.

Nov 1, 2021 12:32 PM IST

Union health minister chairs review meeting on dengue situation in Delhi

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday chaired a review meeting on dengue situation in Delhi. During the meeting, the minister suggested on-ground initiatives like hotspot identification, fogging and timely treatment to control the dengue disease. "Centre is also sending a team of experts to States with rising Dengue cases," news agency ANI quoted him as saying further.

Nov 1, 2021 12:02 PM IST

Australia recognises Covaxin for establishing traveller's vaccination status, reports ANI

The Australian government has recognised Bharat Biotech's Coronavirus vaccine Covaxin for the purpose of establishing a traveller's vaccination status, news agency ANI quoted Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Barry O’Farrell AO, as saying on Monday.

Nov 1, 2021 11:16 AM IST

Japan PM Fumio Kishida declares victory in national elections

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida declared victory on Monday after leading his ruling coalition to a strong majority in national elections, reported AFP. 

The long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior coalition partner Komeito won 293 of the 465 seats in parliament's lower house, the AFP report said, citing local media.

Nov 1, 2021 10:48 AM IST

Taslima Nasreen claims Facebook has banned her account for 7 days

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has claimed that microblogging website Facebook has banned her account for 7 days for “telling the truth”. 

In March, Nasreen alleged that Facebook barred her for using the platform for 24 hours.

Nov 1, 2021 10:32 AM IST

UAE approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for ages 5-11: Report

The United Arab Emirates has approved for emergency use the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11, Reuters quoted the health ministry as saying in a statement on Monday.

Earlier, the only vaccine approved for use in very young children was the Sinopharm vaccine for ages 3-17, with Pfizer shots being available to children above 12.

Nov 1, 2021 9:45 AM IST

India reports 12,514 fresh Covid-19 cases, 251 deaths in 24 hours

India has reported 12,514 fresh Covid-19 cases and 251 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. With today's numbers, the Covid-19 tally in India has soared to 3,42,85,814, with the active cases standing at 1,58,817 (lowest in 248 days). A total of 3,36,68,560 people have recovered from the viral disease so far. 

 

Nov 1, 2021 9:34 AM IST

LPG prices forcommercial cylinders hiked from today

LPG prices for commercial cylinders have been increased by 266 from Monday. Commercial cylinders weighing 19 kg in Delhi will now cost 2000.50 from today onwards, as against 1734 earlier, reported news agency ANI.

There has been no increase in domestic LPG cylinders.

Nov 1, 2021 8:46 AM IST

Union health minister to chair review meeting on dengue amid rising cases in Delhi

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will chair a review meeting on dengue amid rising cases in Delhi at 10am Monday.

Nov 1, 2021 8:34 AM IST

Fuel prices see marginal rise on Monday 

Fuel prices were increased marginally on Monday, with petrol being sold at 109.69 per litre (up by 0.35) and diesel at 98.42 per litre (up by 0.35) in the national capital. 

Likewise, in Mumbai, the price of petrol went up to 115.50, while diesel was being sold at 106.62.

Nov 1, 2021 7:35 AM IST

FDA delaying decision on Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents, says Moderna

Moderna has said that the US regulators are delaying their decision on its Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 17-year-olds while they study the rare risk of heart inflammation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration told the company on Friday evening that its review could last until January, Moderna said.

Nov 1, 2021 6:23 AM IST

Australia eases intl. border restrictions for first time during Covid pandemic

Australia eased its international border restrictions on Monday for the first time during the pandemic, allowing some of its vaccinated public to travel freely and many families to reunite, sparking emotional embraces at Sydney's airport. Read more

Nov 1, 2021 6:08 AM IST

PM Modi arrives in UK's Glasgow for COP26 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in United Kingdom's Glasgow on Sunday, where he is scheduled to attend the 26th Conference of the Parties or COP26 and hold bilateral talks with his British counterpart Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the United Nations (UN) meet. Read more

Nov 1, 2021 12:35 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav will not contest next year's Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, reports PTI

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said he will not be contesting the next year's Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, reported news agency PTI. The SP Chief further said the alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for Uttar Pradesh assembly polls is final, reported PTI.

Nov 1, 2021 12:32 PM IST

Union health minister chairs review meeting on dengue situation in Delhi

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday chaired a review meeting on dengue situation in Delhi. During the meeting, the minister suggested on-ground initiatives like hotspot identification, fogging and timely treatment to control the dengue disease. "Centre is also sending a team of experts to States with rising Dengue cases," news agency ANI quoted him as saying further.

Nov 1, 2021 12:02 PM IST

Australia recognises Covaxin for establishing traveller's vaccination status, reports ANI

The Australian government has recognised Bharat Biotech's Coronavirus vaccine Covaxin for the purpose of establishing a traveller's vaccination status, news agency ANI quoted Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Barry O’Farrell AO, as saying on Monday.

Nov 1, 2021 11:16 AM IST

Japan PM Fumio Kishida declares victory in national elections

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida declared victory on Monday after leading his ruling coalition to a strong majority in national elections, reported AFP. 

The long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior coalition partner Komeito won 293 of the 465 seats in parliament's lower house, the AFP report said, citing local media.

Nov 1, 2021 10:48 AM IST

Taslima Nasreen claims Facebook has banned her account for 7 days

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has claimed that microblogging website Facebook has banned her account for 7 days for “telling the truth”. 

In March, Nasreen alleged that Facebook barred her for using the platform for 24 hours.

Nov 1, 2021 10:32 AM IST

UAE approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for ages 5-11: Report

The United Arab Emirates has approved for emergency use the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11, Reuters quoted the health ministry as saying in a statement on Monday.

Earlier, the only vaccine approved for use in very young children was the Sinopharm vaccine for ages 3-17, with Pfizer shots being available to children above 12.

Nov 1, 2021 9:45 AM IST

India reports 12,514 fresh Covid-19 cases, 251 deaths in 24 hours

India has reported 12,514 fresh Covid-19 cases and 251 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. With today's numbers, the Covid-19 tally in India has soared to 3,42,85,814, with the active cases standing at 1,58,817 (lowest in 248 days). A total of 3,36,68,560 people have recovered from the viral disease so far. 

 

Nov 1, 2021 9:34 AM IST

LPG prices forcommercial cylinders hiked from today

LPG prices for commercial cylinders have been increased by 266 from Monday. Commercial cylinders weighing 19 kg in Delhi will now cost 2000.50 from today onwards, as against 1734 earlier, reported news agency ANI.

There has been no increase in domestic LPG cylinders.

Nov 1, 2021 8:46 AM IST

Union health minister to chair review meeting on dengue amid rising cases in Delhi

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya will chair a review meeting on dengue amid rising cases in Delhi at 10am Monday.

Nov 1, 2021 8:34 AM IST

Fuel prices see marginal rise on Monday 

Fuel prices were increased marginally on Monday, with petrol being sold at 109.69 per litre (up by 0.35) and diesel at 98.42 per litre (up by 0.35) in the national capital. 

Likewise, in Mumbai, the price of petrol went up to 115.50, while diesel was being sold at 106.62.

Nov 1, 2021 7:35 AM IST

FDA delaying decision on Covid-19 vaccine for adolescents, says Moderna

Moderna has said that the US regulators are delaying their decision on its Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 17-year-olds while they study the rare risk of heart inflammation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration told the company on Friday evening that its review could last until January, Moderna said.

Nov 1, 2021 6:23 AM IST

Australia eases intl. border restrictions for first time during Covid pandemic

Australia eased its international border restrictions on Monday for the first time during the pandemic, allowing some of its vaccinated public to travel freely and many families to reunite, sparking emotional embraces at Sydney's airport. Read more

Nov 1, 2021 6:08 AM IST

PM Modi arrives in UK's Glasgow for COP26 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in United Kingdom's Glasgow on Sunday, where he is scheduled to attend the 26th Conference of the Parties or COP26 and hold bilateral talks with his British counterpart Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the United Nations (UN) meet. Read more

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