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Jan 18, 2022 02:42 PM IST
Rajnath Singh’s writes to TN CM Stalin on exclusion of tableau in R-Day parade
This is also to bring to your kind info that during the last few years, tableaux from the State govt of Tamil Nadu has been selected for participation in R-Day during 2017, 2019,2020, & 2021, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh further added in the letter to Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin
— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2022
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh wrote to Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin, replying to the CM’s letter regarding the exclusion of the state’s tableau from the Republic Day parade this year.
Jan 18, 2022 02:14 PM IST
Kerala reports 63 new Omicron cases, state tally reaches 591
63 more Omicron confirmed in Kerala today, taking the case tally to 591. Of 591 cases, 401 persons arrived from ‘low-risk’ countries, 101 persons from ‘high-risk’ countries, 70 persons were contacts of patients and 19 reached from other States, announced Kerala health minister’s office.
Jan 18, 2022 02:12 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav promises free electricity up to 300 units to domestic users
Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday announced a major subsidy scheme and promised up to 300 units of electricity free to domestic consumers in Uttar Pradesh if voted to power. Read more
Jan 18, 2022 12:42 PM IST
3% voters named Navjot Sidhu as Punjab CM face of AAP, says Kejriwal
Making the announcement, Kejriwal said that 3 per cent of respondents also named Navjot Sidhu as the CM face of AAP in Punjab.
Jan 18, 2022 12:18 PM IST
Bhagwant Mann to be AAP’s CM candidate for Punjab assembly elections, announces Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal announces Bhagwant Mann as AAP’s chief ministerial candidate for Punjab assembly elections.
“21 lakh plus responses received. Besides Mann, LOP Harpal Cheema, State in-charge Jarnail Singh and co-incharge Raghav Chadha present. “Wherever I went, everyone asked me dulha kaun hoga. We decided to ask 3 crore people of Punjab,” says Kejriwal.
Jan 18, 2022 12:17 PM IST
WATCH: Arvind Kejriwal set to announce AAP CM candidate for Punjab
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses press conference to announce the party’s chief minister candidate for Punjab.
Jan 18, 2022 11:28 AM IST
PM Modi interacts with BJP workers in Varanasi ahead of UP polls
PM Modi begins interaction with BJP workers of his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi. Modi asks about poll atmosphere in Kashi.
Jan 18, 2022 11:02 AM IST
Noted cartoonist Narayan Debnath, Padma Shri awardee, dies at 98
Prominent cartoonist Narayan Debnath, who received the prestigious Padma Shri in 2021, died at the age of 98 in Kolkata on Tuesday.
Jan 18, 2022 10:33 AM IST
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination exceeds 158.04 crore
India’s cumulative #COVID19 vaccination coverage exceeds 158.04 crores, as nearly 80 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours: Union Health Ministry
— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2022
The Union health ministry said on Tuesday that the total number of vaccinations in India against Covid-19 have exceeded 158.04 crore, adding, nearly 80 lakh doses were administered to eligible beneficiaries in the last 24 hours.
Jan 18, 2022 10:20 AM IST
ED conducts multi raids in Punjab, residence of CM Channi’s nephew being searched
Enforcement Directorate is conducting a raid at Punjab chief minster Charanjit Channi’s nephew Honey’s residence in Homeland Heights. The ED raids are underway at 10 location across Punjab in illegal sand mining case.
Jan 18, 2022 09:24 AM IST
India reports 2,38,018 new Covid cases, 310 deaths in 24 hours; daily positivity rate at 14.43%
India reported 2,38,018 COVID cases (20,071 less than yesterday), 310 deaths, and 1,57,421 recoveries in the last 24 hours.
Jan 18, 2022 08:51 AM IST
North Korea says it was testing “tactical guided missiles”
North Korea says it conducted a test of “tactical guided missiles” in its fourth round of missile launches this month. The announcement comes a day after South Korea’s military detected the North launching two ballistic missiles into the sea.
Jan 18, 2022 08:39 AM IST
Delhi AQI deteriorates to ‘very poor’ category with AQI at 312
The air quality in the national capital on Tuesday deteriorated to ‘very poor’ from ‘poor’ category with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 312, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Jan 18, 2022 08:22 AM IST
Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude strikes Manipur
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred around 7:52am at Churachandpur, Manipur, 46km East-Northeast of Ngopa, Mizoram, stated National Center for Seismology.
Jan 18, 2022 08:10 AM IST
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu tests positive for Covid-19
I’ve tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions.
I would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest. Please be safe and take care.
— N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) January 18, 2022
Jan 18, 2022 08:05 AM IST
Al-Qaeda outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind’s claim of Delhi bomb scare bogus: Delhi police
Al-Qaeda outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind’s claim of Delhi bomb scare bogus, says Delhi police. An unidentified bag carrying an IED was recovered from Ghazipur Flower Market area last week.
Jan 18, 2022 08:01 AM IST
J&K govt takes control of Kashmir Press Club, says it has ‘ceased to exist’
The Kashmir Press Club has “ceased to exist”, the Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Monday as it took back the premises allotted to the largest journalists’ body in the Valley following “dissensions” between two factions, one of which had tacit support from the government.
Jan 18, 2022 06:21 AM IST
Pulwama gets first RT-PCR testing lab amidst 3rd wave of Covid pandemic
Pulwama received its first RT-PCR testing lab amidst the third wave of COVID pandemic.
“Earlier, we had to send samples to Srinagar and reports would come after two days. Now, people can get their test report within a day,” an official of the health department said on Monday.
Jan 18, 2022 06:17 AM IST
Multi-layer security cover, facial recognition systems in place across Delhi for R-Day celebration
After the improvised explosive device (IED) was found at Ghazipur Flower Market ahead of the Republic Day and later diffused, the Delhi Police have fortified areas in and around Rajpath with multi-layer security cover, installed facial recognition systems (FRS) and over 300 CCTVs.
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Lawmakers received the special allowance amounting to 25% of the cost of their air travel to attend the meetings before it was done away with in 2018
Published on Jan 18, 2022 02:18 PM IST
The embassy in Abu Dhabi also said two of the six people injured in Monday’s attack were Indian nationals and were discharged after medical treatment
Published on Jan 18, 2022 01:25 PM IST
- GATE is conducted for admission to various postgraduate courses in science and engineering, and several PSUs also use its score in their recruitment process.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 01:20 PM IST
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Updated on Jan 18, 2022 01:06 PM IST
India’s case has been bolstered internationally with the Supreme Court judgement, which on Monday dismissed the appeal filed by Devas Multimedia against the decision of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) to wind up the company.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 12:59 PM IST
- The government-recommended treatments do not include medicines like ivermectin, favipiravir and Doxycycline.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 11:34 AM IST
Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Monday, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that those unwilling to get vaccinated against Covid-19 will not be allowed to enter offices, restaurants and attend meetings.
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 11:27 AM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
The NCR Regional Plan 2021 allowed agriculture, horticulture, pisciculture, social forestry/plantations with no construction exceeding 0.5% of the area
Published on Jan 18, 2022 11:21 AM IST
- According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), overcast conditions is likely to prevail in Delhi NCR due to the influence of Western Disturbance.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 09:27 AM IST