LIVE News Updates: Maharashtra reports 8 new cases of Omicron variant

8 more patients infected with Omicron in the state. Out of these 7 are from Mumbai & 1 patient is from Vasai Virar. Till date, 28 patients infected with Omicron have been reported in the state

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14 Dec 2021, 8:04 PM

Maharashtra reports 8 new cases of Omicron variant 

8 more patients found infected with Omicron in the state. Out of these 7 are from Mumbai & 1 patient is from Vasai Virar. Till date, a total of 28 patients infected with Omicron have been reported in the state. Out of these, 9 have been discharged after negative RT-PCR test

14 Dec 2021, 7:05 PM

Omicron will not affect India as badly as Delta, says virologist Dr Shahid Jameel

IANS reported, The new hyper-mutated Omicron variant of Covid-19 will not affect India as badly as Delta did early this year, yet the country cannot be complacent but must be careful and alert, as per top virologist Dr Shahid Jameel.

14 Dec 2021, 6:18 PM

Group Captain Varun Singh’s condition continues to be critical but stable

Group Capt. Varun Singh’s, lone survivor of Tamil Nadu Chopper crash, medical condition continues to be critical but stable. He is on life support system in Bengaluru Command Hospital: IAF officials


14 Dec 2021, 5:42 PM

Int'l travelers from 'at-risk' countries have to compulsorily prebook RT-PCR test from 20 Dec

Starting Dec 20th, international travellers from 'at-risk' countries, arriving at airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad will have to compulsorily prebook an RT-PCR test.

14 Dec 2021, 4:50 PM

Rajya Sabha passes 'Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021'

Rajya Sabha passes 'Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021' to extend the tenure of ED Director up to a maximum of five years.


14 Dec 2021, 4:31 PM

UK HC begins hearing of Nirav Modi's appeal against extradition to India

UK High Court begins hearing fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's appeal against extradition to India

14 Dec 2021, 3:40 PM

Rajya Sabha passes the 'Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021'

Rajya Sabha passes the 'Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021'.

The 'Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2021' seeks amendment in the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946.


14 Dec 2021, 2:39 PM

Delhi HC notice to Centre in PIL against retrospective environmental clearance for projects

Delhi High Court issues notice to Centre in PIL challenging retrospective environmental clearance for projects, Bar and Bench reported

14 Dec 2021, 1:49 PM

MPs were suspended by powers that want to steal farmers' income, says Rahul Gandhi

A minister killed farmers. PM is aware of it. Truth is that 2-3 capitalists are against farmers... These MPs were not suspended by RS chairman or PM but by the power that wants to steal farmers' income. PM & the chairman are just implementors: Rahul Gandhi, Congress


14 Dec 2021, 1:28 PM

Suspension of MPs is symbol of crushing voice of people of India, says Rahul Gandhi

This (suspension of 12 MPs) is a symbol of the crushing of the voice of people of India. Their voices have been crushed. They have done nothing wrong. We are not allowed to discuss important issues in Parliaments.

Bills after Bills are being passed in Parliament in the din. This is not the way to run the Parliament. PM doesn't come to House. We are not allowed to raise any issue of national importance. It is the unfortunate killing of democracy: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

14 Dec 2021, 1:02 PM

Opposition takes out march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk

Opposition MPs hold a march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk demanding to revoke the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs

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14 Dec 2021, 12:38 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid ruckus created by the Opposition on suspension of 12 members of the House

14 Dec 2021, 12:38 PM

More than 40 cases of Omicron reported in India now

News18 reported, more than 40 cases of Omicron in India now. 4 new cases from Rajasthan. 4 new cases detected in Delhi as well.


14 Dec 2021, 11:54 AM

BMC to conduct COVID19 testing at the apartment building of actor Kareena Kapoor Khan today

Mumbai | Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's health department to conduct COVID19 testing at the apartment building of actor Kareena Kapoor Khan today Khan who has tested positive for COVID19 has been advised home quarantine.

14 Dec 2021, 11:30 AM

Delhi's first patient of Omicron variant of COVID-19 discharged from hospital

Delhi's first patient of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, a 37-year-old man, has been discharged from the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital, officials said on Tuesday.

The man, a resident of Ranchi, had travelled from Tanzania to Doha and from there, to Delhi on a Qatar Airways flight on December 2. He stayed in Johannesburg in South Africa for a week and had mild symptoms.

The LNJP hospital has been designated for treating patients infected with the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.

A 35-year-old man with travel history to Zimbabwe and South Africa has also tested positive for Omicron, becoming the second patient in the national capital to get infected with the new variant of the coronavirus.


14 Dec 2021, 11:18 AM

SC allows double lane for Chardham road project in view of security concerns, sets up oversight committee headed by Justice AK Sikri

Supreme Court allows the Central government to construct three double-lane strategic highways for the Char Dham road project in Uttarakhand

14 Dec 2021, 10:53 AM

Opposition MPs will march from Gandhi Statue, Parliament to Vijay Chowk today against suspension of 12 Opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha

Delhi | Opposition MPs will march from Gandhi Statue, Parliament to Vijay Chowk today against suspension of 12 Opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha


14 Dec 2021, 10:35 AM

4 killed, 6 injured in separate road accidents in MP

Four people were killed and six others injured after being crushed by an SUV and a truck in separate road accidents in Madhya Pradesh's Sehore and Khargone districts, police said on Tuesday. In Sehore, a speeding SUV car on Monday night hit some pedestrians and others standing on a roadside at two places in Bijala and Bherunda villages, Nasrullaganj police station in-charge Kanchan Singh Thakur said.

14 Dec 2021, 10:14 AM

Frequent terror incidents in JandK show that Govt's policy on Kashmir completely failed: Adhir Ranjan

The frequent terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir show that the Government's policy on Kashmir has completely failed: Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


14 Dec 2021, 10:08 AM

Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Poonch

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, officials said.

14 Dec 2021, 9:35 AM

India reports 5,784 new cases, 7,995 recoveries, & 252 deaths

COVID19 | India reports 5,784 new cases, 7,995 recoveries, & 252 deaths in the last 24 hours Active cases: 88,993 Total recoveries: 3,41,38,763 Death toll: 4,75,888


14 Dec 2021, 9:30 AM

Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir

Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Surankote sector of Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir

14 Dec 2021, 9:30 AM

Sensex drops 356.6 pts to 57,926.82 in opening session

Sensex drops 356.6 pts to 57,926.82 in opening session; Nifty declines 98.35 pts to 17,269.9


14 Dec 2021, 9:30 AM

Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha

Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha "to discuss the intrusion of Chinese military into the Indian territory and direct the government to take immediate action to prevent intrusion"

14 Dec 2021, 9:19 AM

Thane district logs 74 new COVID-19 cases, no death

With the addition of 74 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has reached 5,70,620, an official said on Tuesday.


14 Dec 2021, 9:18 AM

Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over privatisation in the banking sector

Winter session of Parliament | Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over privatisation in the banking sector

14 Dec 2021, 9:16 AM

Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck 95 km north of Maumere, Indonesia today: United States Geological Survey (USGS)


14 Dec 2021, 9:16 AM

Govt to move Bills to extend CBI, ED directors' tenures up to maximum 5 years

14 Dec 2021, 9:08 AM

Floor leaders of Opposition parties in both the Houses of Parliament to meet today at the office of LoP

Delhi: Floor leaders of Opposition parties in both the Houses of Parliament to meet today at the office of LoP, Rajya Sabha to discuss a proposal of a march of all Opposition MPs in LS & RS from Gandhi statue to Vijay Chowk in solidarity with 12 suspended MPs


14 Dec 2021, 8:47 AM

Active Covid cases in UP reach 155

Amid an ongoing uptrend in Uttar Pradesh's Covid-19 situation, the active cases in the state has increased to 155.

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