LIVE News Updates: Kerala reports 54 new Omicron case

Kerala reports 54 fresh Omicron cases, number of new coronavirus variant infections rises to 645: State Health Department

LIVE News Updates: Kerala reports 54 new Omicron case
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19 Jan 2022, 7:54 PM

Kerala reports 54 new Omicron case

Kerala reports 54 fresh Omicron cases, number of new coronavirus variant infections rises to 645: State Health Department

19 Jan 2022, 7:24 PM

Meghalaya relaxes upper age limit for candidates applying for Govt services by 5 years

Cabinet has decided to relax the upper age limit for candidates applying for Govt services by 5 years. This will however not be applicable for Departments like Police.

Through this decision, the age relaxation has been increased from 27 to 32 years and for Scheduled Tribes (STs) another five years will be added thereby relaxing the upper age limit to 37 years: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

19 Jan 2022, 6:16 PM

2 members of Indian women's football team at AFC Asian Cup test COVID19 positive, says AIFF

Two members of Indian women's football team at AFC Asian Cup in Mumbai test positive for COVID-19, in isolation at medical care facility: AIFF


19 Jan 2022, 5:07 PM

BJP, Apna Dal, Nishad Party will jointly contest in UP Assembly Polls, says BJP chief Nadda

BJP, Apna Dal and Nishad Party will jointly contest polls on 403 seats in upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls: BJP chief JP Nadda

19 Jan 2022, 4:43 PM

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal tests positive for COVID-19

PTI reported, former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal tests positive for COVID-19, says Official


19 Jan 2022, 3:41 PM

Puducherry reports 1,849 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths in last 24 hours

Puducherry reports 1,849 new COVID-19 cases, 895 recoveries and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases in the UT stand at 11,344; Test positivity 30.23%

19 Jan 2022, 2:43 PM

Sania Mirza announces her retirement

'This will be my last season', said Sania Mirza announcing her retirement from tennis


19 Jan 2022, 1:28 PM

Positivity rate not low enough to relax COVID restrictions in Delhi, says Satyendar Jain

The positivity rate has come down from 30% to 22.5% and the total number of cases in Delhi has also decreased. However, the positivity rate is not low enough that we can relax the COVID restrictions.

There is not much occupancy in hospitals and beds are also vacant. We are doing more testing in Delhi. Today around 24% positivity rate will come with around 13,000 COVID cases: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

19 Jan 2022, 12:53 PM

Amit Palekar will be AAP's chief ministerial candidate for Goa Assembly polls

Amit Palekar will be AAP's chief ministerial candidate for the Goa Assembly polls: Delhi CM & Aam Aadmi Party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal.

The party will be contesting all the 40 Assembly seats in Goa.


19 Jan 2022, 11:40 AM

SC summons Chief Secretaries of Andhra, Bihar for non-payment of ex-gratia compensation to kin of Covid victims

The Supreme Court summoned Chief Secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar for the non-payment of ex-gratia compensation to the kin of the victims of Covid-19 despite the earlier orders of the court, reported ANI. The Court has asked them to be present before it through virtual hearing at 2 pm today.

19 Jan 2022, 10:48 AM

Aparna Yadav, Mulayam's daughter-in-law, joins BJP

ANI reported that Aparna Yadav, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law, joined BJP today in the presence of deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya & BJP State president Swatantra Dev Singh.


19 Jan 2022, 10:28 AM

Rupee falls by 12 paise to 74.70 against US dollar

Rupee fell by 12 paise to 74.70 against US dollar in today's early trade, reported PTI.

19 Jan 2022, 9:26 AM

2,82,970 new Covid cases, 441 deaths in the last 24 hours

According to ANI, India reported 2,82,970 new Covid cases (44,889 more than yesterday), 441 deaths, and 1,88,157 recoveries in the last 24 hours. This takes the number of active cases to 18,31,000, the daily positivity rate to 15.13%, while 8,961 total Omicron cases have been detected so far; an increase of 0.79% since yesterday.


19 Jan 2022, 9:11 AM

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav to contest in UP Assembly elections

ANI reported that Samajwadi Party Chief and MP from Azamgarh (UP) Akhilesh Yadav will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022, according to a party source. In November last year, Yadav had announced that he won't be contesting in the elections.

19 Jan 2022, 8:09 AM

Germany passes 100,000 new Covid-19 infections in past 24 hours

According to health authorities, Germany passed 100,000 new Covid-19 infections in past 24 hours, reported AFP.

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