LIVE News Updates: Delhi reports 27,561 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths

Delhi reports 27,561 new cases, 40 deaths and 14,957 recoveries. Active cases 87,445 Positivity rate 26.22 %

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12 Jan 2022, 7:56 PM

Delhi reports 27,561 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths

Delhi reports 27,561 new cases, 40 deaths and 14,957 recoveries. Active cases 87,445 Positivity rate 26.22 %

12 Jan 2022, 7:39 PM

ISRO successfully conducts qualification test of Cryogenic Engine for Gaganyaan programme

ISRO successfully conducted the qualification test of Cryogenic Engine for Gaganyaan programme for a duration of 720 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu today

12 Jan 2022, 7:18 PM

AAP candidate in Punjab issued notice by EC for violating MCC

Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Kharar Gurpratap Singh issued notice by Punjab Chief Election Commissioner for taking more than 5 candidates with him (during a campaign) today


12 Jan 2022, 6:50 PM

Bengaluru reports 15,617 new Covid-19 cases, 44% higher than yesterday 

NDTV reported, 15,617 new Covid-19 cases in Bengaluru, 44% higher than yesterday

12 Jan 2022, 5:56 PM

COVAXIN booster shown to neutralize both Omicron and Delta variants, says Bharat Biotech

COVAXIN( BBV152) booster shown to neutralize both Omicron and Delta variants of SARS-CoV-2: Bharat Biotech


12 Jan 2022, 5:29 PM

We will coordinate with EC, says Health Ministry on extension of ban on election rallies

Health Ministry on whether the ban on election rallies will be extended: Election Commission has issued guidelines related to gathering, rallies...As the situation evolves we coordinate with the EC...A decision will be taken accordingly

12 Jan 2022, 5:02 PM

Akhilesh Yadav shares picture with Dara Singh Chauhan who resigned from UP cabinet 

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav shares a picture with BJP leader Dara Singh Chauhan who resigned from UP cabinet today, says "I welcome Dara Singh Chouhan ji."


12 Jan 2022, 5:02 PM

Discharge policy revised with severity categorised into mild & moderate COVID cases, says Lav Agarwal, Health Ministry

After a review meeting by PM over COVID situation, we have revised our discharge policy with severity categorised into mild and moderate cases

Mild case discharge after at least 7 days from testing positive & non-emergency for 3 successive days, no need for testing prior to discharge

Moderate case - if there is resolution of symptoms, patient maintains O2 saturation> 93% for 3 successive days (without O2)..such patient will be discharged: Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry

12 Jan 2022, 3:53 PM

UP cabinet Minister and BJP leader Dara Singh Chauhan quits from his post

Uttar Pradesh cabinet Minister and BJP leader Dara Singh Chauhan quits from his post


12 Jan 2022, 2:53 PM

Oting, Nagaland incident being thoroughly investigated, says General MM Naravane

The regrettable incident that occurred in Oting, Nagaland on Dec 4 is being thoroughly investigated. We remain committed to the security of our countrymen, even during the conduct of operations: Army Chief General MM Naravane

12 Jan 2022, 2:09 PM

My party will not contest in first & second phases, says SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar

We have pledged to make Akhilesh Yadav the next CM of Uttar Pradesh. The list of candidates of the SP-led alliance will be released in a phased manner. My party will not contest in the first & second phases: Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar in Lucknow


12 Jan 2022, 1:51 PM

Shiv Sena to contest on 50-100 seats in Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, says Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena will contest on 50-100 seats in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. I will be visiting western Uttar Pradesh tomorrow: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

12 Jan 2022, 12:56 PM

Former Punjab CM Captain Amrinder Singh tests COVID-19 positive

Former Punjab CM Captain Amrinder Singh tests positive for COVID-19 'with mild symptoms'


12 Jan 2022, 11:56 AM

SC issues notice to Uttrakhand, Delhi Govt on petition seeking independent inquiry into Haridwar Dharm Sansad hate speeches

The Supreme Court issued notices to Uttrakhand and Delhi Govts on a petition seeking an independent inquiry into the Haridwar Dharm Sansad hate speeches, reported ANI.

12 Jan 2022, 11:31 AM

"Govt doesn't want to take over operations of the company": Voda-Idea CEO

PTI quoted the CEO of VIL as saying, "The government had made it clear that they don't wish to take over operations of the company; we do not expect any change in their position."


12 Jan 2022, 10:49 AM

Supreme Court sets up a committee headed by retired Justice Indu Malhotra to investigate PM Modi's security lapse

The Supreme Court has set up a committee headed by retired top court judge, Justice Indu Malhotra, to investigate the security lapse during PM Narendra Modi's Punjab visit on January 5, reported ANI.

12 Jan 2022, 10:20 AM

Twitter account of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting briefly compromised, now restored

ANI reported that the Twitter account of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was briefly compromised this morning. "The account has been restored," the ministry tweeted.


12 Jan 2022, 10:09 AM

BJP MLA from Bidhuna set to join SP

BJP MLA from Bidhuna, Vinay Shakya has refuted his daughter's claim about his kidnapping and said he is with Swami Prasad Maurya and will join the Samajwadi Party, reported ANI.

12 Jan 2022, 9:26 AM

1,94,720 new Covid cases, 60,405 recoveries and 442 deaths in the last 24 hours

According to ANI, India reported 1,94,720 new Covid cases, 60,405 recoveries and 442 deaths in the last 24 hours. This takes the number of active cases to 9,55,319, the daily positivity rate to 11.05%, and the confirmed number cases of Omicron to 4,868.


12 Jan 2022, 9:07 AM

7 cops on Magh Mela duty test Covid positive

IANS reported that seven policemen on Magh Mela duty have tested positive for Covid. The Mela police has tested around 2,000 policemen from January 1 to 10 and seven of them came out positive. They have been kept in isolation camps till recovery.

12 Jan 2022, 8:37 AM

120 districts clock 10% weekly positivity in Covid third wave

NDTV reported that according to government data, 120 districts in the country have clocked 10% weekly positivity in the third Covid wave.


12 Jan 2022, 8:37 AM

At least 481 resident doctors in Maharashtra are Covid positive

According to the President of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, Dr. Avinash Dahiphale, at least 481 resident doctors have tested Covid positive in Maharashtra so far, reported ANI.

12 Jan 2022, 8:37 AM

Delhi's AQI is 'satisfactory' at 193

According to SAFAR-India, Delhi's air quality deteriorated to 'moderate' from the 'satisfactory' category, with the city recording an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 193, reported ANI.


12 Jan 2022, 8:37 AM

Light to moderate rainfall over North India

IMD stated that light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Kurukshetra (Haryana) Saharanpur, Deoband, Muzaffarnagar (UP) over the next two hours (issued at 7:21 am), reported ANI.

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