Jan 16, 2022 10:30 PM IST
Punjab logs 7,396 new cases, 13 deaths; positivity rate at 20.76%
Jan 16, 2022 10:20 PM IST
Noted thespian Saoli Mitra passes away in Kolkata
Noted thespian Saoli Mitra has died in Kolkata. Her family made the news public at night after cremation as she wished. Mitra was the daughter of legendary theatre artistes Shambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra, and also the recipient of the Sangeet Natak and Padma Shree awards.
Jan 16, 2022 09:43 PM IST
West Bengal records 14,938 new Covid-19 cases, active cases rise to 160,305
Jan 16, 2022 09:24 PM IST
Delhi records 18,286 new Covid cases, active case count dip to 89,818
Jan 16, 2022 08:45 PM IST
Goa: Former Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco quits TMC
Goa: Former Curtorim MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco has resigned from the primary membership of the Trinamool Congress Party: Mahua Moitra, Lok Sabha MP and AITC Goa in-charge
Lourenco resigned from Congress and joined TMC on December 21
Jan 16, 2022 08:07 PM IST
Cop, civilian injured in grenade attack on security forces in Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists lobbed a grenade on security forces in the Saraf Kadal area of Old Srinagar city. A cop and a civilian were left injured in the attack, more details are awaited.
Jan 16, 2022 07:23 PM IST
Punjab BJP urges EC to postpone February 14 assembly polls
Jan 16, 2022 07:16 PM IST
Mumbai reports 7,895 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths
Jan 16, 2022 06:47 PM IST
Chandigarh reports 1,358 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate at 22.49%
Jan 16, 2022 06:22 PM IST
Mumbai: International passengers from UAE now exempted from 7-day home quarantine, RT-PCR on arrival
Maharashtra | International passengers arriving from UAE including Dubai in Mumbai are now exempted from compulsorily 7-day home quarantine, RT-PCR on arrival: BMC
Jan 16, 2022 05:39 PM IST
Religious leader Yati Narsinghanand sent to 14-day judicial custody
Haridwar Court sent religious leader Yati Narsinghanand to 14-day judicial custody in the ‘Dharm Sansad’ hate speech case: Haridwar Police
Jan 16, 2022 05:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Channi’s brother says will fight as independent from Bassi Pathana seat
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s brother Manohar Singh, who was eyeing a Congress ticket from Bassi Pathana assembly seat, on Sunday said he will contest as an independent from the constituency after the ruling party fielded its sitting legislator. In its first list of 86 candidates, Congress on Saturday gave the ticket to party MLA Gurpreet Singh GP from Bassi Pathana (SC) seat.
Jan 16, 2022 04:48 PM IST
Mamata urges PM Modi to include tableau of freedom fighters from Bengal in Republic Day parade
Jan 16, 2022 03:55 PM IST
India not only manufactured vaccines but also vaccinated large part of population in short time: Health minister
“As a result of country’s solidarity & PM Modi’s commitment during #COVID19, India not only manufactured vaccines but also vaccinated large part of population in short time,” tweeted Union health minister Mansukh Madaviya.
Jan 16, 2022 03:03 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Schools for all classes shut, exams postponed in view of Covid-19 surge
Schools have been declared shut in Tamil Nadu for all classes, due to an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state. The exams which were supposed to be held on January 19 are now postponed: Tamil Nadu govt
Jan 16, 2022 03:02 PM IST
‘The world is amazed’: Health minister on India completing 1 year of vaccine drive
“Today is an important day for us as we’ve completed one year of vaccine drive,” said Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya. “The world is amazed by our vaccination drive; over 156 crore doses have been administered. 93 per cent of people above 18 years of age are vaccinated with the first dose of the vaccine and 70 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated.”
Jan 16, 2022 02:33 PM IST
Australian Open 2022: Djokovic ‘disappointed’ with losing deportation appeal
Djokovic released a statement shortly after three Federal Court judges unanimously upheld a decision made on Friday by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke to cancel the 34-year-old Serb’s visa on public interest grounds because he is not vaccinated for Covid-19. Read More
Jan 16, 2022 01:41 PM IST
‘Yogi ate khichdi for votes,’ SP chief Akhilesh Yadav hits out at UP CM
Taking a dig at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath eating lunch at a Dalit’s household in Gorakhpur on Makar Sankranti on January 14, Akhilesh said: “You all must have seen he ate Khichdi with so much disinterest. He must be remembering, oh we forgot to send shampoo, soap (for the family to have a wash beforehand)… He ate khichidi for votes.”
Jan 16, 2022 01:21 PM IST
Former UP minister Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party in presence of party chief Akhilesh Yadav
Former UP minister Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party in the presence of SP supremo Akhilesh Yadav, in Lucknow.
“I welcome Dara Singh Chauhan and his supporters who have come along large numbers,” Yadav said.
Jan 16, 2022 01:09 PM IST
UP assembly polls: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel participates in door-to-door campaign in Noida
Jan 16, 2022 12:37 PM IST
Novak Djokovic loses legal fight, to be deported from Australia
Novak Djokovic’s hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star’s appeal against a deportation order. Read more
Jan 16, 2022 12:29 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh shuts schools, colleges till Jan 23 due to Covid surge
Uttar Pradesh has extended Covid-19 restrictions and closed all schools, colleges and educational institutions till January 23 in view of the rising infections.
Jan 16, 2022 11:50 AM IST
North Korea train makes 1st crossing to China for since lockdown
North Korea train makes first crossing into China since border lockdown, reports Reuters.
Jan 16, 2022 11:03 AM IST
Mansukh Mandaviya hails India’s vaccination drive as “most successful in the world”
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya hails India’s vaccination drive as “the most successful in the world,” as the country completes one year of nationwide vaccination drive.
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 156.76 crore. More than 66 lakh vaccine doses have been administered in the last 24 hours.
Jan 16, 2022 10:12 AM IST
Telangana extends vacation for all educational institutions till January 30
Chief Secretary, Telangana told news agency ANI, “It has been decided to extend the vacation of all educational institutions in Telangana till January 30, 2022.”
Jan 16, 2022 09:21 AM IST
All Texas synagogue hostages out ‘alive and safe’, says Guv Greg Abbott
All Texas synagogue hostages are out ‘alive and safe’, says governor Greg Abbott.
Jan 16, 2022 09:12 AM IST
India reports another surge with 2,71,202 new Covid infections, active cases up by 1,32,557
India’s Covid-19 tally continued its upward trend with 2,71,202 new cases on Sunday. Active cases rose by 1,32,557, while 314 new deaths were accounted.
Jan 16, 2022 08:46 AM IST
Tsunami threat from Tonga volcano eruption has ‘passed’, reports AFP
Tsunami threat from Tonga volcano eruption has ‘passed’, reports news agency AFP.
Jan 16, 2022 06:54 AM IST
Delhi AQI slips to ‘very poor’ category again
Delhi’s air quality remains in the ‘very poor’ category, with overall AQI at 301 as per the data provided by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India.
Jan 16, 2022 06:12 AM IST
One hostage released uninjured in Dallas area synagogue, say police
“A hostage was released uninjured,” said the Colleyville police department in a statement. Four people were held hostage in Dallas-area synagogue by a man demanding the release of convicted Pakistan scientist Aafia Siddiqui.
Jan 16, 2022 05:51 AM IST
81 police personnel in Mumbai, 31 in Pune test positive for COVID-19 in last 24 hours
As many as 81 Mumbai policemen tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, informed police on Saturday. With this, the tally of positive police personnel rose to 1,312 in the city.