BREAKING: Delhi govt imposes 11pm-5am night curfew from tomorrow, reports ANI
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Dec 26, 2021 09:52 PM IST
Kerala reports 19 more cases of #Omicron, taking the total tally of the state to 57
With Indian Omicron tally reaching 422, Kerala Health Minister Veena George has informed on reports of 19 more positive cases in the state.
Dec 26, 2021 08:40 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 2.8 occurred at Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
An earthquake of magnitude 2.8 occurred at Mandi, Himachal Pradesh at 18:50 hours today, as informed by National Center for Seismology (NCS).
Dec 26, 2021 07:40 PM IST
Delhi govt imposes 11pm-5am night curfew from tomorrow, reports ANI
Night curfew will be imposed in Delhi from December 26 amid a rapid rise in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, according to people familiar with the development. The night curfew will remain in force from 11pm to 5am.
Dec 26, 2021 07:36 PM IST
Maharashtra reports 31 Omicron infections, 1,648 new Covid cases
Maharashtra reported 31 new cases of Omicron variant on Sunday, taking the total tally to 141. Of the new cases, 27 are from Mumbai, two from Thane and one each from Pune rural and Akola.
Dec 26, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Delhi reports 290 new Covid cases, 1 death in last 24 hours
About 53,000 RT-PCR tests were administered in Delhi, out of which 290 people have tested positive.
Dec 26, 2021 06:43 PM IST
Mumbai reports 922 fresh Covid cases in last 24 hours, says city's civic body
Dec 26, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Tamil Nadu reports 610 new Covid cases, 10 deaths; active cases stand at 6,629
Tamil Nadu reports 610 new Covid-19 cases, with 679 discharges, reports ANI.
Dec 26, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Maharashta school sealed after 48 students, 3 teachers test positive for Covid
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya school in Takli Dhokeshwar, Ahmednagar sealed after 48 students and 3 staff tested positive for Covid-19.
Dec 26, 2021 05:11 PM IST
2 policemen injured after terrorists hurl grenade at police party in J&K's Pulwama, reports PTI
Two policemen were injured after terrorists hurled grenades at apolice post in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir.
Dec 26, 2021 04:04 PM IST
Maharashtra’s Sai Baba temple to remain closed for devotees from 9pm-6am
Due to the state-imposed night curfew from 9 pm-6 am, Sai Baba Temple of Shirdi, Maharashtra will be closed for devotees during night hours. The regular early morning and night 'aartis' will also be closed for devotees, as informed by Shri Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi.
Dec 26, 2021 03:42 PM IST
Terrorists hurl grenade towards police post in J&K's Pulwama
Terrorists hurled grenades towards police post near a post office in J&K's Pulwama, reported ANI. More details are awaited.
Dec 26, 2021 02:44 PM IST
PM Modi expresses grief and offers condolences over demise of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
“Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was a guiding light for countless people globally”, tweets Narendra Modi. “His emphasis on human dignity and equality will be forever remembered. I am deeply saddened by his demise, and extend my heartfelt condolences to all his admirers. May his soul rest in peace.”
Dec 26, 2021 02:29 PM IST
Nagaland govt says committee to be formed to look into AFSPA withdrawal
Union home minister Amit Shah held a meeting on December 23 to discuss the present scenario in Nagaland, reported ANI. Nagaland government said it was decided that a committee will be instituted to look into the withdrawal of AFSPA in the state.
Dec 26, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh's first Omicron case found
Himachal Pradesh reports first case of Omicron. The person returned from Canada on December 18. The patient's latest RTPCR is negative and her three close contacts have also tested negative: Health department
Dec 26, 2021 12:56 PM IST
South Africa's anti-apartheid icon passes away
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South Africa's anti-apartheid icon, passes away at 90.
Dec 26, 2021 12:34 PM IST
4 new cases of Omicron in Odisha
Four new Omicron cases reported in the state, 4 foreign returnees (two from Nigeria, and one each from the UAE and Saudi Arabia) have tested positive. The total number of Omicron cases stand at eight: Niranjan Mishra, Director, Public Health
Dec 26, 2021 11:49 AM IST
Boiler blast at factory in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
At least 6 labourers killed, more than a dozen injured in boiler blast at factory in Bihar's Muzaffarpur.
Dec 26, 2021 11:03 AM IST
From December 28, 10-day night curfew in Karnataka
Karnataka govt announces 10-day night curfew from December 28. Decision to be reviewed after the end of this 10-day period.
Dec 26, 2021 10:27 AM IST
Karnataka CM holds meet on Omicron
Basavaraj Bommai holds a meeting with cabinet colleagues and officials to discuss measures to control the spread of Omicron.
Dec 26, 2021 09:53 AM IST
Total 422 Omicron cases in India thus far: Health ministry
A total of 422 Omicron cases were reported in 17 states/UTs so far. The number of persons recovered is 130: Union health ministry
Dec 26, 2021 09:21 AM IST
India logs 6987 new Covid-19 cases and 162 deaths
India logs 6987 new Covid-19 cases, 7091 recoveries and 162 deaths. Total tally rises to 34,786,802 including 34,230,354 recoveries, 479,682 deaths and 76,766 active cases.
Dec 26, 2021 09:03 AM IST
Australia's NSW witnesses record daily Covid surge
New South Wales, Australia's most populous province, witnesses record rise of 6394 Covid-19 cases in a single-day, up from previous record of 6288 the day before.
Dec 26, 2021 07:56 AM IST
At least 5 killed in suicide blast in DR Congo
A suicide bomber killed at least five people at a crowded bar Saturday in Beni, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reports AFP citing local officials.
Dec 26, 2021 07:40 AM IST
Delhi's overall AQI at 430
Delhi's air quality again slips to 'severe' category, with the city recording an overall AQI of 430: SAFAR-India
Dec 26, 2021 07:25 AM IST
China records 206 new Covid-19 cases
China logs 206 new Covid-19 cases, up from 140 on December 24. Of the new infections, 158 were locally transmitted, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
Dec 26, 2021 06:37 AM IST
PM Modi's last Mann Ki Baat for 2021 today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will, at 11am today, deliver his last Mann Ki Baat address for the year.
Dec 26, 2021 06:08 AM IST
Record 104,611 new Covid-19 cases in France
With 104,611 new Covid-19 cases, France sees its single-day surge. Omicron strain was set to become the dominant variant in France by the end of the year, says health minister.
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- Calling family dominated parties an affront to democracy, PM Narendra Modi said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government has been the only beneficiary of the state’s formation.