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Nov 30, 2021 09:53 PM IST
Karnataka govt makes RT-PCR testing mandatory for all int'l passengers arriving in state
The Karnataka government has made RT-PCR testing mandatory for all the international passengers arriving in the state, ANI reported state health minister Dr Sudhakar as saying.
Nov 30, 2021 09:49 PM IST
RT-PCR test, self-isolation must for int'l passengers arriving in Goa
The Goa government on Tuesday decided to make RT-PCR test and self-isolation mandatory for all the international passengers arriving in the coastal state while those coming from the 12 "high risk" countries, where the Omicron variant of coronavirus was detected, will be quarantined for 14 days.
Nov 30, 2021 08:34 PM IST
No Inner Line Permit/ RAP/ PAP passes likely to be issued to foreign nationals visiting Sikkim: State govt
No Inner Line Permit/ RAP/ PAP passes may be issued to foreign nationals visiting Sikkim: Home Department, Government of Sikkim
Nov 30, 2021 08:14 PM IST
6 passengers from South Africa, other ‘high-risk nation’ tested positive for Covid-19, reports ANI citing Maha's public health dept
“There are 6 passengers who arrived from South Africa or other high-risk countries and tested positive for Covid-19; one each in Mumbai Corporation, Kalyan-Dombivali Corporation, Meera-Bhayandar Corporation & Pune; two from Nigeria in Pimpri-Chinchwad corporation,” news agency ANI quoted Maharashtra's public health department as saying,
All the samples have been sent for genomic sequencing and their contact tracing exercise is underway.
Nov 30, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Formal sector has emerged well from Covid-19 crisis: Chief economic advisor
Chief economic advisor, Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian, on Tuesday said that the formal sector has emerged well from Covid-19 crisis.
“Financial sector has emerged stronger & manufacturing sector shows that India in this decade should grow,” he added.
Nov 30, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Tamil Nadu extends existing restrictions in state till December 15
The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday extended existing restrictions and relaxations in the state till December 15.
Nov 30, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Amit Shah to spend night near India-Pak border in Rajasthan
Union home minister Amit Shah will spend a night near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan on December 4, news agency ANI reported people familiar with the matter as saying.
Nov 30, 2021 05:58 PM IST
Covid-19 restrictions in West Bengal to continue till December 15
All existing Covid-19 restrictions and relaxations in West Bengal will continue till December 15.
All outdoor activities, including movement of people and vehicles, shall continue to remain prohibited between 11pm to 5am. Only services relating to health services, law and order and essential commodities will be exempted.
Nov 30, 2021 05:53 PM IST
India's GDP grew by 8.4% in the second quarter of 2021-22
India's GDP grew by 8.4% in the second quarter of 2021-22, compared to a 7.4% contraction a year ago, according to government data.
Nov 30, 2021 05:22 PM IST
A Zambia returnee tests positive for Covid-19 in Maharashtra, reports ANI
A person, who had returned to Pune from Zambia on November 25, has tested positive for Covid-19, tweeted news agency ANI. His sample has been sent for genome sequencing and the report is awaited.
Nov 30, 2021 04:41 PM IST
'Need to be prepared..': Delhi CM Kejriwal amid omicron variant scare
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday that he held a meeting with officials over the omicron variant that has sparked widepsread concerns. “We need to be prepared as responsible governments...As far as the beds are concerned, we have prepared 30,000 oxygen beds and around 10,000 of these are ICU beds,” Arvind Kejriwal said during a press conference.
Nov 30, 2021 03:47 PM IST
EU drugs agency can clear omicron shot in 4 Months if needed: Report
The European Medicines Agency would use expedited procedures to approve new versions of the Covid-19 vaccines to address the omicron variant should the current ones prove insufficient to fight it off, reported news agency Bloomberg.
“A lot of this work will have to go on at the company level at this stage, but I want to assure you that we’re working with the companies and with other regulators to make sure that we’re as prepared and ready as possible to deal with these consequences,” the news agency quoted Emer Cooke, the agency’s director, as telling the European Parliament on Tuesday.
Nov 30, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow
The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till December 1.
Nov 30, 2021 02:53 PM IST
No information on alleged meeting between Param Bir Singh & Sachin Vaze: Mumbai Police commissioner
“We do not have any information on the alleged meeting between former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh and his former associate Sachin Vaze,” news agency ANI quoted Mumbai Police commissioner Bipin Kumar Singh as saying on Tuesday.
Nov 30, 2021 02:25 PM IST
Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on live streaming proceedings on pleas to recognise same sex marriages
The Delhi HC on Tuesday sought the Centre's reply on live streaming proceedings on pleas to recognise same sex marriages under special, Hindu, and foreign marriage law in India.
Nov 30, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Centre extends existing Covid-19 guidelines till Dec 31
The existing Covid-19 guidelines have been extended till December 31, 2021, the Union home ministry announced today. Also, in the wake of the emergence of omicron variant, the ministy has stressed on the strict compliance with the Union health ministry's advisory on November 25.
Nov 30, 2021 12:24 PM IST
Centre says no omicron cases in India yet
No cases of the omicron Covid-19 variant has been detected in India so far, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in Rajya Sabha during Question Hour.
Nov 30, 2021 11:32 AM IST
City court cancels non-bailable warrant against ex-Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh in extortion case
The Espalande Court in Mumbai cancelled the non-bailable warrant against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh in the extortion case.
Nov 30, 2021 10:50 AM IST
Modi discusses govt's Winter Session strategy with his top ministers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting to discuss the strategy for Parliament's Winter Session with top Union ministers including Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman.
Nov 30, 2021 10:40 AM IST
Uddhav Thackeray to not meet Mamata Banerjee during her Mumbai visit due to health reasons
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray would not be meeting Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee due to health related concerns, reports ANI citing the Shiv Sena party. Banerjee is on a visit to Mumbai and was scheduled to meet with Thackeray.
Nov 30, 2021 10:32 AM IST
Uttarakhand to test all attending PM Modi's rally in state on Dec 4 for Covid-19
The Uttarakhand state government will conduct rapid antigen tests for Covid-19 on all people who will be attending Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in the state on December 4, reports ANI.
Nov 30, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Myanmar court delays verdict in deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi's incitement trial, reports AFP
Myanmar court delayed its verdict in the incitement trial of country's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, reports AFP.
Nov 30, 2021 09:43 AM IST
India reports 6,990 new Covid-19 cases, 190 deaths in 24 hours
As many as 6,990 new Covid-19 cases and 190 deaths were reported across the country in the last 24 hours. The active caseload fell further to 100,543, the lowest in 546 days, the Union health ministry said.
Nov 30, 2021 09:12 AM IST
Union health secretary to chair review meeting with states on Omicron variant today
Union health secretary to hold review meeting with states regarding the omicron Covid-19 variant today at 10:30am.
Nov 30, 2021 08:58 AM IST
Delhi's air quality index at 362, presently in ‘very poor’ category
With an overall Air Quality Index of 362, the air quality in Delhi remained at the ‘very poor’ category, reports ANI citing data from the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Nov 30, 2021 08:12 AM IST
‘Always condemned acts of violence, human rights violations in Syria’, says India's permanent mission to UNGA
India always condemned acts of violence and human rights law violations in Syria, said Pratik Mathur, counsellor in India's permanent mission to the United Nations General Assembly, reports ANI.
Nov 30, 2021 07:37 AM IST
‘Car makers will be asked to make engines that run on 100% bio-ethanol’: Nitin Gadkari
Union minister Nitin Gadkari said that car makers will be asked to make engines that can run on 100% bio-ethanol, reports ANI.
Nov 30, 2021 07:13 AM IST
Karnataka govt says international passengers testing Covid negative to be in quarantine for 7 days
Karnataka state government said that international passengers testing Covid negative on arrival in Bengaluru to be placed under seven-day quarantine and would be tested again after a week, reports ANI.
- In the guidelines, the Union health ministry said that Steroids for treatment of Covid-19 should be done at the right time and for the right duration, and must be avoided in the first three to five days since the onset of symptoms.