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Updated on Jan 19, 2022 03:31 PM IST
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Jan 19, 2022 03:31 PM IST
Union Cabinet extends tenure of sanitation workers’ body
The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of tenure of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis for three years beyond 31st March 2022: Anurag Thakur, I&B minister
Jan 19, 2022 02:38 PM IST
‘False alarm’: Delhi Police on bomb threat in Trilokpuri
False alarm. The bags have personal items, and not IED or other explosives: Sagarpreet Hooda, Joint CP (eastern)
Jan 19, 2022 02:09 PM IST
2 ‘unidentified bags’ found in Delhi’s Trilokpuri, say police
We have received a call from the Trilokpuri area regarding two unidentified bags. The investigation is underway: Delhi Police
Jan 19, 2022 01:55 PM IST
PM Modi to host 1st meeting of India-Central Asia Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit, with the participation of the Presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, in a virtual format on 27 January: MEA pic.twitter.com/NTZmb3zV68
— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit on January 27, the external affairs ministry said on Wednesday. According to an official statement, the interaction will be held virtually will see participation from Presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Jan 19, 2022 01:24 PM IST
Will guarantee a corruption-free Goa, says AAP CM candidate Palekar
I’m guaranteeing you a corruption-free Goa. We will get back Goa’s lost glory, a Goa everyone dreamt of. I will keep every word that I have said and that is my guaranty: Amit Palekar, AAP CM candidate for Goa Assembly election, 2022 pic.twitter.com/lYQAQDiEes
— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2022
Amit Palekar, the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) candidated for Goa, said on Wednesday that he will guarantee a corruption-free state if the AAP is voted to power.
Jan 19, 2022 12:37 PM IST
Suspension of scheduled int’l flights to & from India extended till Feb 28
Jan 19, 2022 12:20 PM IST
AAP names Amit Palekar as CM candidate for Goa assembly polls
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced on Wednesday that Amit Palekar will be the party’s chief ministerial candiate for the upcoming assembly elections in Goa.
Jan 19, 2022 12:09 PM IST
Daily Covid cases declining in Maharashtra, says health minister
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday that daily cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) are declining in the state, adding number of patients getting hospitalised are less. “We are using our full potential to increase testing and vaccination coverage,” Tope said while speaking to reporters.
Jan 19, 2022 11:41 AM IST
Antony Blinken arrives in Ukraine as US-Russia tensions escalate
Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Ukraine on Wednesday and will meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia.
Jan 19, 2022 11:29 AM IST
SC summons Andhra Pradesh, Bihar for non-payment of ex-gratia to kin of Covid victims
The Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned the chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar for the non-payment of ex-gratia to the families of Covid-19 victims despite earlier orders, according to news agency ANI.
The apex court has asked the chief secretaries of both states to be present in a virtual hearing at 2pm.
Jan 19, 2022 10:58 AM IST
Over 158.46 crore vaccine doses provided to states/UTs, says Govt
More than 158.46 crore #COVID19 vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs; over 12.84 crore balance & unutilized vaccine doses are still available with States/UTs to be administered: Union Health Ministry
— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2022
The Union health ministry said on Wednesday that more 158.46 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs till now.
Jan 19, 2022 10:57 AM IST
Mulayam Singh’s daughter-in-law Aparna joins BJP
Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav on Wednesday joined the BJP, weeks ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh
Jan 19, 2022 10:18 AM IST
Germany’s daily Covid-19 tally tops 1,00,000
Daily cases in Germany crosses the 1,00,000 mark in the last 24 hours, news agency AFP reported on Wednesday citing the country’s health authorities.
Jan 19, 2022 09:27 AM IST
India reports 2,82,970 new Covid cases, 441 deaths in last 24 hours
India reports 2,82,970 Covid cases and 441 deaths in the olast 24 hours.
Active case: 18,31,000
Daily positivity rate: 15.13%
Jan 19, 2022 09:14 AM IST
Lok Sabha seeks reports on economic use of paper
The Lok Sabha secretariat last week asked its branches to furnish quarterly reports on the economic use of paper as Parliament seeks to go greener. Read More
Jan 19, 2022 07:38 AM IST
28 Mumbai police personnel test positive for Covid-19 in last 24-hours
Mumbai Police says 28 of its personnel tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of active cases in the force to 1,273.
Jan 19, 2022 07:04 AM IST
China nears completion of key bridge across Pangong
A bridge being built by China across the Pangong lake in an area claimed by India is expected to be completed in a few months and will give the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) an edge in speedily moving troops between several locations. Read More
Jan 19, 2022 06:38 AM IST
Covid 3rd wave: India unlikely to cross 4 lakh cases per day, scientists project
The latest analysis of the Covid-19 situation by scientists reveals that the overall peak of the third wave in India will arrive on January 23 but the daily case is unlikely to cross 4 lakh. Delhi, Mumbai have already reached their peak earlier in the second week of January, the Sutra model of Covid tracker said. Read More
Jan 19, 2022 05:53 AM IST
No foreign chief guest at R-Day as Covid-19 surges
The Republic Day celebrations on January 26 will go ahead without any foreign leader as a chief guest, the second year in a row that India’s signature event has been affected by the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
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On January 10, Odisha had placed an order to procure 5 lakh ‘OmiSure’ kits, becoming the first-ever state in India to buy the kit that would detect the fast-spreading variant. In the first phase, the state has received 30,000 kits.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 02:49 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
The development follows the government’s decision to go ahead with Republic Day celebrations on January 26 without any foreign leader as chief guest because of a surge in Covid-19 infections
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 02:23 PM IST
The SBI Research report said though Delhi, Mumbai reached the peak of the third wave, cases in Pune and Bengaluru are increasing. If proper restrictions are implemented, then the national peak may come in 2-3 weeks.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 01:42 PM IST
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Updated on Jan 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST
In November 2021, India decided to resume scheduled international flights from December, but the outbreak of Omicron upset the plan. Regular international flights have remained suspended in India since March 23, 2020.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 12:42 PM IST
- The proposed Muzaffarabad-Yarkand Valley road via Shaksgam Valley will not only boost military interoperability between China and Pakistan but also pose a two-front threat against Indian forces in Ladakh.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 12:31 PM IST
A new app has been created for lawmakers to submit online notices and upload questions for the Question Hour, etc
Published on Jan 19, 2022 08:35 AM IST