LIVE News Updates: Bharat Biotech requests healthcare workers to only administer COVAXIN to 15-18 age group
Bharat Biotech: "Healthcare workers are requested to ensure that only COVAXIN is administered to individuals in 15-18 age group," following reports of unapproved COVID vaccines given to them
Bharat Biotech requests healthcare workers to only administer COVAXIN to 15-18 age group
Bharat Biotech: "Healthcare workers are requested to ensure that only COVAXIN is administered to individuals in 15-18 age group," following reports of unapproved COVID vaccines being given to 15-18 year age group
Delhi reports 11,684 new COVID cases, 38 deaths in last 24 hours
COVID-19 | Delhi reports 11,684 new cases & 38 deaths in last 24 hours; Active cases 78,112. Positivity rate 22.47%- 5.52% less than yesterday, January 17
Lt Gen Manoj Pande appointed as next Army Vice Chief, say Sources
ANI reported, Lt Gen Manoj Pande appointed as next Army Vice Chief, say Sources
Shopkeepers protest over Odd-Even rule imposed in Delhi amid COVID-19 surge
Delhi | Shopkeepers protest over Odd-Even rule imposed amid a surge in COVID cases. We request govt to allow us to open shops on weekends & are strictly against odd-even rule; not able to recover losses we faced in last 2 years: Paramjit Singh, Vice Pres, Sadar Bazar traders Association
Odd-even is now imposed on shops, we were already suffering due to weekend lockdown. Due to this, our shops are open only 10 days a month: Rakesh Kumar, President, Sadar Bazar traders Association
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare asks all States/UTs to increase Covid-19 testing
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare asks all States/UTs "to immediately increase testing in a strategic manner keeping in view the trend of case positivity in specific areas in the States/UTs
Mumbai's Bandra Court reserves order on bail of 'BulliBai' App case accused
'BulliBai' App case | Mumbai's Bandra Court reserves order on the bail applications of Vishal Kumar Jha, Mayank Rawat and Shweta Singh till January 20. Mumbai Cyber Cell has strongly opposed the bail of all three: Advocate Sandeep Sherkhane, accused Rawat's lawyer
Chinar Corps and GREF rescue 30 civilians, retrieve 12 vehicles stuck on Chowkibal-Tangdhar
Jammu & Kashmir | Chinar Corps and GREF rescued 30 civilians in two different avalanches in Tangdhar, and retrieved 12 vehicles stuck on Chowkibal-Tangdhar (NH -701) road on night of 17th-18th January
Bikram Singh Majithia's interim bail in drugs case extended till January 24
Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia's interim bail in the drugs case extended till January 24
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, number of visitors to be substantially curtailed this year on Rupblic Day: MoD Sources
Total 600 young artists, who will perform at Rajpath this year, were selected through nationwide competition 'Vande Bharatam' organised by MoD & Ministry of Culture to ensure participation of people from all over the country & encourage talented dancers.
This year the list of invitees include construction workers, sanitation workers, front line workers and auto-rickshaw drivers. The purpose is to give opportunity to every person in the society. The invitees have to be fully vaccinated
On Rupblic Day, NCC contingents to meet next of kin of departed soldiers etched in the National War Memorial. They will be presented with a plaque signed by the PM, thanking them for sacrifice to the nation. Over 5000 families identified
For the first time, visitors will get glimpse of some unseen visuals from cockpit of fighter planes performing manoeuvres on Republic Day
This year the invitation cards for Republic Day have medicinal seeds. After the event, it can be sowed in a flower pot or garden
To encourage a start up of IIT-Delhi, for the first time 1000 drones will perform during Beating Retreat event. After China, Russia and UK, India will be the fourth country to perform drone show
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the number of visitors to be substantially curtailed this year. We are looking at a range of 5000 to 8000 people but we have not yet finalised that. Last year, 25,000 visitors had taken part in it: Senior Defence Ministry officials: MoD Sources
Cartoonist Narayan Debnath passes away at age of 97 after prolonged illness
Cartoonist and Padma Shri awardee, Narayan Debnath passes away at the age of 97 after prolonged illness. He was the creator of several Bengali comic characters and was undergoing treatment at Bellevue Hospital in Kolkata
Bhagwant Mann to be AAP's chief ministerial candidate for upcoming Punjab Assembly elections
Bhagwant Mann will be the AAP's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections: Arvind Kejriwal
ACB summons former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh
Corruption charges matter | Mumbai Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) had summoned former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh to appear before them at 12.30 pm today to record his statement. Singh's counsel seeks two weeks' time, citing the COVID-19 situation.
SC agrees to hear PIL seeking a direction to ECIto deregister political parties that do not disclose details pertaining to criminal cases
Supreme Court agrees to hear PIL seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India to deregister political parties that do not disclose details pertaining to criminal cases of their election candidates along with the reason for their selection.
Illegal sand mining: ED raids multiple locations in Punjab
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday raided multiple locations in poll-bound Punjab as part of a money laundering probe against companies involved in illegal sand mining in the border state, officials said.
They said at least 10-12 locations in the state are being covered by the officials of the federal agency and the action is being undertaken under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Some people with political links are also stated to have been covered.
The state is poll-bound with voting slated to take place for its 117 assembly seats on February 20.
Rupee falls 18 paise to 74.43 against US dollar in early trade
Allowing illegally intercepted telephonic conversations as evidence violation of fundamental rights: Delhi HC
Allowing illegally intercepted telephonic conversations as evidence violation of fundamental rights: Delhi High Court
Sensex trading at 61,440 up around +131 points
Sensex trading at 61,440 up around +131 points; Nifty trading at 18,342 up around +34 points.
4.3-magnitude quake hits Mizoram
An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram on Tuesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
India reports 2,38,018 COVID cases (20,071 less than yesterday), 310 deaths
India reports 2,38,018 COVID cases (20,071 less than yesterday), 310 deaths, and 1,57,421 recoveries in the last 24 hours. Active case: 17,36,628 Daily positivity rate: 14.43% 8,891 total Omicron cases detected so far; an increase of 8.31% since yesterday
No decision yet by union health ministry on vaccination for children of age group 12-14 years
No decision yet by the union health ministry on vaccination for children of age group 12-14 years: Official sources
Twin earthquakes in western Afghanistan kill at least 22
Two earthquakes rattled Afghanistan's western Badghis province along the border with Turkmenistan on Monday afternoon, killing at least 22 people, a local official said.