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Nov 28, 2021 09:10 PM IST
Tejashwi says Lalu Yadav’s sugar level fluctuating
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav said that his father and party chief Lalu Prasad was taken to AIIMS, Delhi after he complained of fever and weakness. The Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly said that Lalu Yadav’s sugar level is fluctuating.
Nov 28, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Indians can leave Israel as long as flights are available, says Israeli Ambassador
Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon said that Indians can leave Israel as long as flights are available. Amid tightening travel restrictions over the Omicron variant, Gilon said only permanent residents can enter Israel.
“So Indians who have been working, living, studying in Israel already can come in, no problem with that,” he added.
Nov 28, 2021 06:56 PM IST
After BJP sweeps Tripura civic polls, PM Modi says ‘clear message’ from people
Nov 28, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru
The US Geological Survey said a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck northern Peru. While the magnitude was extremely strong, the 112-kilometre depth could reduce damage and casualties, reported Associated Press. The epicenter was of the quake was 42 kilometers north northwest of the coastal city of Barranca.
Nov 28, 2021 05:01 PM IST
BJP sweeps Tripura civic body polls; TMC, CPI(M) fail to open account in Agartala Municipal Corporation
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has swept the civic body elections in Tripura, winning all the seats of the 51-member Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC), the state election commission declared. The opposition Trinamool Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist) failed to open their account in the AMC.
Nov 28, 2021 04:09 PM IST
Meeting of NDA parties’ floor leaders in both Houses begins at Parliament
The meeting of NDA parties’ floor leaders in both Houses began after the conclusion of the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting at Parliament in New Delhi.
Nov 28, 2021 03:04 PM IST
Karnataka govt suggests postponing all social & cultural, academic events in educational institutions
Karnataka government has suggested educational institutions postpone all social, cultural, and academic events for two months over Covid clusters in some districts.
Nov 28, 2021 02:46 PM IST
PM Modi condoles deaths in Nadia road accident, prays for recovery of injured
“Extremely pained by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Nadia, West Bengal. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover at the earliest,” PM Modi tweeted.
Nov 28, 2021 02:05 PM IST
Union health secy asks all states to boost containment, vaccination after Omicron alarm
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan writes to all States/UTs over the Omicron variant of Covid-19, asks them to enforce intensive containment and active surveillance measures and also increase coverage of vaccination.
Nov 28, 2021 01:42 PM IST
All-party meeting convened ahead of Parliament winter session
PM Modi chairs the all-party meeting convened by the government today, ahead of winter session of the Parliament.
Nov 28, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Earthquake of 5.1 magnitude jolts Peru
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at 0632 GMT on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey.
The epicenter, with a depth of 64.45 km, was initially determined to be at 12.0305 degrees south latitude and 77.3749 degrees west longitude, news agency ANI reported, quoting Xinhua.
Nov 28, 2021 01:33 PM IST
Karnataka makes negative RT-PCR report mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala
Karnataka government has issued guidelines for travellers from Maharashtra and Kerala. “Production of RT-PCR negative report (irrespective of vaccination status) not older than 72 hours at entry point is mandatory for those arriving from Kerala & Maharashtra. Students who have arrived from Kerala in last 15 days to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test,” the government said.
Nov 28, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Maldives bans travellers from 7 African nations over Omicron Covid variant
Maldives said it was barring travellers from seven African countries from Sunday over concerns about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, reported Reuters.
Travellers will not be allowed into Maldives from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini, its health ministry said in a statement.
Nov 28, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to chair high-level meet over air pollution
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will hold a high-level meeting on Monday to review air pollution situation in the capital, news agency PTI quoted officials.
Nov 28, 2021 01:10 PM IST
BJP steers Tripura civic polls, wins 29 out of 51 wards
BJP has won from 29 wards out of 51 wards bagging majority in Agartala Municipal Corporation, as per State Election Commission
Nov 28, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Tripura civic polls: BJP wins 8 municipal bodies, leads in remaining 6
The BJP made a clean sweep in eight municipal bodies and are leading in rest six civic bodies.
The saffron party got 58,821 votes in Agartala Municipal Corporation while Trinamool Congress is in the second position with 22,295 votes and CPM in the third position with 15,960 votes.
Nov 28, 2021 12:24 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee condoles deaths in Nadia accident, assures assistance to kin
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee offers condolences on the loss of lives in the Nadia road accident.
“Government of West Bengal will extend every necessary assistance and support to the kin of the victims,” she says.
Nov 28, 2021 12:08 PM IST
Israel closes borders to all foreigners over Omicron outbreak, reports AFP
Israel closes borders to all foreigners over Omicron variant of Covid-19, reports news agency AFP.
Nov 28, 2021 11:51 AM IST
UPTET 2021 cancelled due to paper leak
Citing “unavoidable reasons”, Uttar Pradesh-Teachers Eligibility Test (UP-TET)-2021 examination has been cancelled following information of paper leak. UP government will conduct the exam again within a month. Investigation to be conducted by UP STF, basic education minister Satish Dwivedi announced.
He said that fresh date for the test would soon be announced.
Nov 28, 2021 11:41 AM IST
Omicron coronavirus variant makes its way to Australia, 2 confirmed cases in Sydney
Two cases of the new omicron variant of coronavirus disease reported in Sydney, Australia.
Nov 28, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Mann Ki Baat: ‘Bliss of Vrindavan is infinite, attracts people from around world’, says Modi
“Vrindavan attracts people from all around the world. No one can fathom the bliss of Vrindavan, its infinite,” PM Modi said. Follow live updates here
Nov 28, 2021 10:55 AM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi to address the nation at 11am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation in the 83rd episode of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ at 11am today.
Nov 28, 2021 10:34 AM IST
Tripur civic polls: BJP wins wards 18, 35 of Agartala Municipal Corporation
The BJP’s Tushar Kanti Bhattacharjee and Abhishek Dutta win from Ward number 35 and Ward number 18 of Agartala Municipal Corporation respectively, reports ANI.
Nov 28, 2021 09:54 AM IST
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to hold Covid-19 review meeting today, reports ANI
Maharashtra chief minsiter Uddhav Thackeray will hold a Covid-19 review meeting today with all Divisional Commissioners and Collectors.
Nov 28, 2021 09:18 AM IST
India reports 8,774 new Covid-19 cases, deaths up by 621
India reported a daily rise of 8,774 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the country’s tally to 3,45,72,523. A total of 621 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, while the active cases dropped significantly.
Nov 28, 2021 08:30 AM IST
Pakistani national detained for crossing over to India handed over as goodwill gesture
One Pakistani national who inadvertently crossed over into Indian territory was handed over to Pakistan Rangers by BSF on 27th November as a goodwill gesture and on humanitarian grounds. The man had crossed international border (IB) and was detained on 26th November, BSF Punjab Frontier told news agency ANI.
Nov 28, 2021 08:21 AM IST
25 students of Odisha school test positive for Covid-19
Twenty five students of Govt (SSD) Girls’ High School, Chamakpur, Odisha have tested positive for Covid-19.
The situation is under control & is being monitored by our medical team. The health condition of the students is stable, said Dr Rupavanoo Mishra,Chief District Medical Officer, Mayurbhanj.
Nov 28, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Union parliamentary affairs minister to meet floor leaders at 9:30am today
Ahead of the winter session of Parliament, a meeting of Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi with floor leaders of political parties is scheduled to take place in Parliament at 9:30 am today.
The Winter Session will commence on Monday, November 29.
Nov 28, 2021 06:59 AM IST
No fog conditions in Delhi today: IMD
No fog conditions reported at 5:30am today. Shallow fog with visibility in the range of 500-1000m is being reported in Delhi. Moderate fog with a visibility of 200m reported in Lucknow and Gaya, states India Meteorological Department.
Nov 28, 2021 06:43 AM IST
Kisan mahapanchayat: Farmers to discuss MSP demand, other issues in Mumbai today
“In the ‘Kisaan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat’ (to be held today in Mumbai), all farm-related issues including demand for all crop MSP, implementation of Swaminathan report, unemployment and other issues will be discussed,” says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait.
Nov 28, 2021 06:33 AM IST
BSF, Assam police recover Yaba tablets worth ₹12.96 crore in Karimganj
Border Security Force (BSF) and Assam Police apprehended one person and recovered 2.59 lakh Yaba tablets from him in a joint operation in Karimganj district of the state on Sunday. According to BSF, these tablets are worth ₹12.96 crores in the market.
Nov 28, 2021 05:47 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh CM announces new pay scale for state govt employees
“New pay scales for the state govt employees will be effective from January 1, 2016. The pay of January 2022 will be payable in February 2022 as per revised pay scales,” announced Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
“All the pensioners and family pensioners will be given revised pension and other pensionary benefits with effect from January 1, 2016,” he added.
Nov 28, 2021 05:31 AM IST
At 141 metres, world’s tallest railway bridge pier coming up in Manipur
The Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest bridge pier in Manipur which is a part of 111km long Jiribam-Imphal railway project.
The ambitious project will connect the capital of Manipur with the broad gauge network of the country. The bridge, which is being built at a pier height of 141 metres, will surpass the existing record of 139 meter of Mala – Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe.
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Cong leader Manish Tewari criticises fellow partyman Chowdhury on Twitter
The clarification came after Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s jibe that Tewari should focus on China and its recent activities on the border instead of the Mumbai 26/11 attacks.
Published on Nov 28, 2021 09:07 PM IST
Kerala archaeology department says Monson Mavunkal’s collections are fake
The department said most of these artefacts were locally made and had no antique value attached to them
Published on Nov 28, 2021 08:40 PM IST
Sec 144 imposed in Mathura after Mahasabha threat to install idol in mosque
The clampdown comes even as another right wing organisation, the Narayani Sena, has said it will take out a march from Vishram Ghat to Sri Krishna Janmasthan, demanding the “removal” of the mosque.
Published on Nov 28, 2021 08:39 PM IST
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Youth of Kashmir ready to take up arms out of anger, says Omar Abdullah
The NC leader said that while his government, at one point, was even thinking about doing away with the AFSPA, now the situation was such that nobody felt safe even in Srinagar, let alone remote areas.
Updated on Nov 28, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Omicron: 10 restrictions Karnataka has imposed amid new variant concerns
While all states are on their toes for Omicron reported from other countries, Karnataka has upped its guard as the state is seeing cluster outbreak of fresh Covid infections and many travellers have come to the state from South Africa in the past few weeks.
Published on Nov 28, 2021 07:57 PM IST
People of Tripura gave clear message: Modi on BJP’s win in local body polls
Lauding the BJP’s massive win in the local body polls Modi said these blessings gave him and the party greater strength to work for the welfare of each and every person in the hill state.
Published on Nov 28, 2021 07:26 PM IST
Reviewing decision to resume international flights, SOPs on testing: Centre
The rising concern over the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, has prompted the government to review the decision. Cases of the new variant have now been reported from Botswana, Hong Kong, South Africa, the UK, Australia, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands etc. The new variant is believed to be more transmissible and immune-evasive.
Published on Nov 28, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Fresh curbs on Karnataka schools as fears of third wave of Covid-19 loom large
The order came at a time when the Bommai government was relaxing restrictions in schools and other places to bring back some semblance of normalcy after almost 18 months of pandemic-induced lockdowns.
Updated on Nov 28, 2021 05:48 PM IST