LIVE News Updates: Odhisha govt issues new guidelines amid Covid surge, to be effective from Jan 7 till Feb 1

New guidelines effective from 5 am of Jan 7 till 5 am of Feb 1. Schools, colleges up to 12std closed. Online classes for 10, 12std. Shops to operate from 5am-9pm. Markets/cinema halls to close at 9pm

LIVE News Updates: Odhisha govt issues new guidelines amid Covid surge, to be effective from Jan 7 till Feb 1
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05 Jan 2022, 7:58 PM

Odhisha govt issues new guidelines amid Covid surge, to be effective from Jan 7 till Feb 1

Odisha Govt: New guidelines to be effective from 5 am of Jan 7 till 5 am of Feb 1. Schools, colleges up to 12th class shall be closed. Online classes to continue for classes 10, 12. Shops to operate from 5 am-9 pm every day. Markets/cinema halls to close at 9 pm

05 Jan 2022, 7:12 PM

Night curfew to be imposed in Raipur from 9 pm-6 am

Chhatisgarh | Night curfew to be imposed in Raipur from 9 pm to 6 am. Hotels/restaurants, bakery, food courts, and food delivery to operate till 11 pm: Raipur District Collector

05 Jan 2022, 6:17 PM

Delhi reports 10, 665 new COVID cases, 8 deaths in last 24 hours

Delhi reports 10, 665 fresh cases and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases 23,307. The positivity rate rises to 11.88%


05 Jan 2022, 6:05 PM

Amid Covid surge Maharashtra govt to discontinue physical classes till February 15

Amid rising COVID cases, Maharashtra govt to discontinue physical classes in colleges, universities till February 15. All exams in the said institutions to be conducted online till February 15: Maharashtra Higher & Technical Education Minister Uday Samant

05 Jan 2022, 6:05 PM

Himachal Pradesh govt imposes night curfew from 10pm-5am throughout the State

Himachal Pradesh Minister Suresh Bhardwaj: Night curfew to be imposed from 10 pm to 5 am throughout the State besides closing indoor sports complexes, cinema halls, multiplexes, stadia, swimming pools, gyms, langers; 50% gathering allowed at marriage/banquet halls.


05 Jan 2022, 5:32 PM

Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021 to be held as per schedule from January 7, says UPSC

Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021 will be held as per schedule on 7th, 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th January 2022. State Governments requested for ensuring smooth movement of the candidates/examination functionaries: UPSC

05 Jan 2022, 5:20 PM

27th Kolkata International Film Festival called off in wake of Covid surge in West Bengal

27th Kolkata International Film Festival called off in the wake of the present Covid situation in West Bengal. It was scheduled to be held between January 7-14, 2022.


05 Jan 2022, 4:46 PM

Tamil Nadu govt imposes night lockdown 10pm-5am from Jan 6

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin: Night lockdown to be put in place from Jan 6 , 10 pm-5am, & full lockdown on Sunday, Jan 9 with restaurants to operate for takeaways from 7 am-10 pm. Only online classes to be allowed for classes 1 to 9, & physical classes for classes 10, 12

05 Jan 2022, 3:33 PM

India's first Omicron death reported in Rajasthan, say Govt sources

NDTV reported, India's first Omicron death in Rajasthan, say Government Sources


05 Jan 2022, 3:02 PM

PM Modi stuck on Punjab flyover for 15-20 minutes, huge security lapse, says Centre

PM stuck on flyover for 15-20 minutes in Punjab. Major security lapse: Centre

05 Jan 2022, 2:23 PM

41 COVID patients of Cordelia cruise ship shifted to COVID-care center, hospital & hotels

Out of 60 COVID positive patients on a Cordelia cruise ship, 41 have been shifted to COVID-care center, hospital, and hotels: Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai


05 Jan 2022, 2:05 PM

Bihar Government cancels 'Janta Darbar' and 'Samaj Sudhar Abhiyan' due to COVID-19 surge

Bihar Government cancels chief minister's 'Janta Darbar' and all events of 'Samaj Sudhar Abhiyan' due to rising cases of COVID-19

05 Jan 2022, 1:36 PM

Union Health Ministry issues guidelines for home isolation for COVID-19 patients

Patients under home isolation will stand discharged & end isolation after at least 7 days have passed from testing positive & no fever for 3 successive days. There is no need for re-testing after the home isolation period is over: Union Health Ministry


05 Jan 2022, 1:36 PM

61 resident doctors COVID-19 positive at JJ Hospital, Mumbai

61 resident doctors found positive for COVID-19 at JJ Hospital in Mumbai: Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors

05 Jan 2022, 12:56 PM

Delhi HC defers till Jan 12 hearing on Amazon's petition challenging jurisdiction of ED

Delhi High Court defers till Jan 12 hearing on Amazon's petition challenging jurisdiction of ED & its officers to investigate the company, submitting that the matters are beyond the scope of powers of ED under FEMA, 1999


05 Jan 2022, 12:56 PM

ICU admission is not required for Covid patients, says Dr Ashish Khattar, Senior Consultant  

In the current scenario, ICU admission is not required (for COVID patients). This time, symptoms are milder and there is no major concern: Dr Ashish Khattar, Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine at Delhi's Venkateshwar Hospital

05 Jan 2022, 11:36 AM

60 BEST employees, including bus drivers, test positive for Covid in Mumbai

60 employees of BEST including bus drivers tested positive for Covid in Mumbai, as per BEST PRO, reported ANI.


05 Jan 2022, 10:49 AM

Bihar Deputy CM Renu Devi and State Minister Sunil Kumar test positive for Covid

Bihar Deputy CM Renu Devi and State Minister Sunil Kumar have been diagnosed with Covid, reported ANI.

05 Jan 2022, 10:34 AM

Maharashtra police takes custody of religious leader Kalicharan

Maharashtra Police took custody of religious leader Kalicharan from Chhattisgarh Police, after a court in Raipur granted his transit remand yesterday, reported ANI. He will be produced before a court in Pune today in hate speech case.


05 Jan 2022, 10:20 AM

Freedom fighter and BJP leader K Ayyappan Pillai passes away at 107

ANI reported that freedom fighter and BJP leader K Ayyappan Pillai passed away at the age of 107 in Kerala. He was undergoing treatment for age related ailments at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.

05 Jan 2022, 10:11 AM

Mumbai Police arrests one more student in 'Bulli Bai' app case

PTI reported that the Mumbai Police has arrested one more student in the 'Bulli Bai' app case, according to officials.


05 Jan 2022, 9:52 AM

Bharat Biotech granted in-principle approval for Phase III booster dose study of its intranasal Covid vaccine

ANI reported that the DCGI's Subject Expert Committee (SEC) has granted 'in principle' approval to Bharat Biotech for conducting 'Phase III superiority study & Phase III booster dose study' for its intranasal Covid vaccine, and asked it to submit protocols for approval.

05 Jan 2022, 9:42 AM

Sensex rises 77.38 pts to 59,933.31 in opening session

Sensex rose 77.38 pts to 59,933.31 in today's opening session, while Nifty advanced 18.15 pts to 17,823.40, reported PTI.


05 Jan 2022, 9:34 AM

India reports 58,097 fresh COVID cases, 15,389 recoveries, and 534 deaths in the last 24 hours

India reports 58,097 fresh COVID cases, 15,389 recoveries, and 534 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Daily positivity rate: 4.18% Active cases: 2,14,004 Total recoveries: 3,43,21,803 Death toll: 4,82,551 Total vaccination: 147.72 crore doses.

05 Jan 2022, 9:15 AM

Kazakhstan's President sacks cabinet after protests

Kazakhstan's President sacked the cabinet after protests, said a statement on the presidential website, reported AFP.


05 Jan 2022, 8:48 AM

Three JeM terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama, J&K

According to the IGP Kashmir, three JeM terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Chandgam, Pulwama, reported ANI. The IGP said that one of them is a Pakistani national. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition, including 2 M-4 carbines and 1 AK series rifle, have been recovered.

05 Jan 2022, 8:15 AM

N. Korea fires a suspected ballistic missile off its east coast

Reuters reported that North Korea has fired a suspected ballistic missile off its east coast.


05 Jan 2022, 8:15 AM

Terrorist killed in anti-terror operation in Pulwama, J&K

According to Jammu and Kashmir Police, one terrorist has been killed in an anti-terror operation in the Pulwama district, reported ANI.

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