LIVE News Updates: Rohit Sharma named as Captain of Team India's ODI & T20I teams, vice-captain in Tests

Rohit Sharma named as the Captain of Team India's ODI & T20I teams, vice-captain in Tests; BCCI announces squad for South Africa Test series

LIVE News Updates: Rohit Sharma named as Captain of Team India's ODI & T20I teams, vice-captain in Tests
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08 Dec 2021, 7:41 PM

Rohit Sharma named as Captain of Team India's ODI & T20I teams, vice-captain in Tests

Rohit Sharma named as the Captain of Team India's ODI & T20I teams, vice-captain in Tests; BCCI announces squad for South Africa Test series

08 Dec 2021, 7:24 PM

PM Modi chairs Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today

Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today.

08 Dec 2021, 6:48 PM

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others expected to arrive in Delhi tomorrow

The mortal remains of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife along with other Armed Forces personnel killed in the chopper crash expected to arrive in Delhi by evening tomorrow.


08 Dec 2021, 6:26 PM

Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others on board the crashed military chopper declared dead

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expresses anguish over the demise of first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others in the IAF chopper crash, earlier today in Tamil Nadu.

08 Dec 2021, 6:06 PM

Prime Minister-led Cabinet Committee meet at 6.30 pm to discuss military chopper crash

Prime Minister-led Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is scheduled to meet at 6:30 pm to discuss the situation arising out of the crash of a military helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and several other officers on board on Wednesday near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu.


08 Dec 2021, 5:31 PM

13 of the 14 personnel involved in the military chopper crash declared dead

13 of the 14 personnel involved in the military chopper crash in Tamil Nadu have been confirmed dead. Identities of the bodies to be confirmed through DNA testing, ANI reported

08 Dec 2021, 4:43 PM

Cong delegation stopped from going to Nagaland stages protest at Assam airport

Congress delegation that was going to Nagaland, stage a sit-in protest at Jorhat Airport in Assam after being stopped from going any further. The delegation has been stopped under Section 144(1) CrPC, as per an order by Jorhat DM.


08 Dec 2021, 4:31 PM

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin to visit military chopper crash site

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin says he going to the spot of the military chopper crash involving CDS Bipin Rawat. He says he has instructed the local administration to provide all the help needed in rescue operations

08 Dec 2021, 3:17 PM

Defence Min Rajnath Singh monitoring situation following crash of IAF chopper in Tamil Nadu

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is monitoring the situation following crash of IAF chopper carrying CDS Bipin Rawat & others. A meeting of senior Defence Ministry officials is underway. Singh has briefed the PM about the crash


08 Dec 2021, 2:25 PM

Suspension of MPs is against Article 85 of Constitution says Mallikarjun Kharge

Suspension is against Article 85 of Constitution. Still, they are not adamant. We don't want the House to function like this, but they are forcing us so that the House doesn't function and no issues are raised, be it of farmers, Pegasus, inflation, fuel prices, Nagaland: Mallikarjun Kharge

08 Dec 2021, 1:33 PM

Military chopper crashes in Tamil Nadu

ANI reported, a military chopper crashes in Tamil Nadu. Senior officials were on board.


08 Dec 2021, 12:31 PM

12 suspended RS MPs continue to protest in Parliament premises

Delhi: The 12 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs continue their protest against their suspension, at the Gandhi Statue in Parliament premises. SP MP Jaya Bachchan, Congress MP P Chidambaram and TMC MP Sushmita Dev also met them and joined them briefly.

08 Dec 2021, 12:31 PM

Govt offers suspension of all cases against farmers

News 18 reported, the government has sent a new proposal to farmers. On the cases against farmers, it has offered immediate suspension of all the cases


08 Dec 2021, 11:32 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 pm

ANI reported that the Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 12 pm following ruckus by Opposition over the suspension of 12 MPs.

08 Dec 2021, 11:30 AM

Nagaland firing: 8 TMC MPs to meet Union Home Minister

ANI reported that a delegation of 8 TMC MPs will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah today to hand over a memorandum seeking compensation to families of those who died in an anti-insurgency incident which went off script in Nagaland, and will ask the government to present its stance on AFSPA, said TMC Sources.


08 Dec 2021, 10:54 AM

RBI mulls to launch UPI-based payment products for feature phone users: Shaktikanta Das

ANI quoted RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das as saying that RBI is thinking to launch UPI-based payment products for feature phone users.

08 Dec 2021, 10:22 AM

Modi govt insensitive towards farmers & common people: Sonia Gandhi

Congress interim president, Sonia Gandhi, said at today's CCP meeting that the Modi government is insensitive towards farmers, reported ANI. She said, "Let's honour the 700 farmers who sacrificed their lives (during their stir). Modi Govt is insensitive towards farmers & common people. The rise in prices of essential commodities is burning the monthly budget of every family." She also demanded a "full-fledged discussion in Parliament on border issues". On the suspension of 12 MPs, she said that it is "unprecedented & unacceptable". "We stand in solidarity with the suspended MPs," said she.


08 Dec 2021, 9:41 AM

Urgent meeting of SKM 5 member committee at 10 am

Indian Express reported that an urgent meeting of the SKM 5 member committee will be held at 10 am at the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) office at KG Marg in Delhi. The committee members will deliberate on the amendments to the draft proposal of the Centre and wait for a response from the government before heading to Singhu for SKM's meeting at 2 pm.

08 Dec 2021, 9:31 AM

India reported 8,439 new Covid cases and 195 deaths in the last 24 hours

According to ANI, India reported 8,439 new Covid cases, 9,525 recoveries, and 195 deaths in the last 24 hours. This takes the active cases to 93,733, the total recoveries to 3,40,89,137, the death toll to 4,73,952 and the total vaccination to 129.5 crore doses.


08 Dec 2021, 8:39 AM

Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Shopian

IANS reported that a gunfight broke out in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian district between terrorists and security forces at Check Cholan area, Wednesday morning.

The gunfight started after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.

08 Dec 2021, 8:23 AM

Malaysia's Appeal Court upholds ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak's graft conviction

PTI reported that Malaysia's Appeal Court has upheld ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak's graft conviction linked to the 1MDB state fund.

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