LIVE News Updates: AIIMS Delhi RDA decide to take back decision of strike on December 29

"Assuring the NEET PG 2021 counselling to be held at the earliest. AIIMS Delhi RDA has decided to take back decision of strike on Dec 29.All services continued as normal," statement by AIIMS Delhi RDA

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28 Dec 2021, 7:39 PM

AIIMS Delhi RDA decide to take back decision of strike on December 29

"...Assuring the NEET PG 2021 counselling to be held at the earliest...AIIMS Delhi RDA has decided to take back the decision of strike on December 29. All services to be continued as normal...," reads the official statement released by AIIMS Delhi RDA

28 Dec 2021, 7:01 PM

2 cases of Omicron infection confirmed in Puducherry

Omicron infection has been confirmed in two persons in Puducherry. An 80-year-old man and a 20-year-old man have been diagnosed with an Omega-3 infection: G. Sriramulu, Director Health, Puducherry UT

28 Dec 2021, 6:14 PM

Out of 712 metro gates, only 444 will be kept open as of now

In view of the Covid19 guidelines, travel will be allowed only up to 50% seating capacity inside the trains. No standing passenger will be allowed. Entry into Metro stations will be regulated by restricting the number of gates to ensure compliance with the guidelines: DMRC, Delhi


28 Dec 2021, 5:38 PM

Karnataka Govt restricts private hospitals from following open vial policy 

Karnataka Govt restricts private hospitals from following the open vial policy, in the recently issued guidelines

As per the notification, private hospitals will not be allowed to reuse vials once opened. Once opened, a vial will have to be used within 4 hours itself.

28 Dec 2021, 4:50 PM

Health Min. urges protesting resident doctors to call off their strike in public interest

Union Health Minister urged protesting (against the delay in NEET 2021 counseling) resident doctors to call off their strike in the public interest.

I held a meeting with all resident doctors. We're not able to do the counselling because the matter is sub-judice before Supreme Court. The hearing will take place on Jan 6. I hope that NEET PG counselling will start soon: Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya


28 Dec 2021, 3:38 PM

People 60yrs & above with co-morbidities don't need certificate for precaution dose

All persons aged 60yrs & above with co-morbidities will not be required to produce/submit any certificate from the doctor, at the time of administration of precaution dose: Union Health Ministry

28 Dec 2021, 3:19 PM

PM Modi flags off a section of Kanpur Metro

Uttar Pradesh | Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off a section of Kanpur Metro The completed 9 km long section of Kanpur Metro Rail Project stretches from IIT Kanpur to Moti Jheel.


28 Dec 2021, 3:09 PM

COVID19 restrictions under Yellow alert of Graded Response Action Plan in Delhi

COVID19 restrictions under Yellow alert of Graded Response Action Plan in Delhi: Night curfew 10pm-5am, Delhi Metro, restaurants, bars to operate at 50% capacity; Cinema halls, spas, gyms, multiplexes, banquet halls, auditoriums & sports complexes to be closed,with immediate effect

28 Dec 2021, 2:14 PM

Foreign travellers coming to Delhi to be put under 'Quarantine' in the nearby hotels

According to News18, in a massive move by the Delhi Govt. to control the spread of Covid infections, foreign flyers landing in the capital to be put under 'Quarantine' in the nearby hotels.


28 Dec 2021, 1:24 PM

Yellow alert sounded in Delhi under GRAP, restrictions to be imposed: CM Arvind Kejriwal

As the COVID19 positivity rate has been above 0.5% for the past few days, we are enforcing Level-I (Yellow alert) of the Graded Response Action Plan. A detailed order on restrictions to be implemented will be released soon: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

28 Dec 2021, 1:03 PM

AIIMS-Delhi resident doctors' protest escalates as police take action against it

Resident doctors of AIIMS-Delhi protest over alleged police action over doctors during a protest march against delay in NEET-PG counselling yesterday.

We will not let them leave the hospital campus and block roads, says ACP Safdarjung Enclave.


28 Dec 2021, 12:15 PM

TMC MP Derek O'Brien tests Covid positive

ANI reported that TMC MP Derek O'Brien has tested positive for Covid with moderate symptoms.

28 Dec 2021, 11:38 AM

Divisive ideologies causing havoc on our secular fabric: Sonia Gandhi

ANI quoted Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, during 137th Foundation Day address, as saying, "Divisive ideologies anchored in hate and prejudice, and which had no role whatsoever to play in our freedom movement are now causing havoc on the secular fabric of our society."


28 Dec 2021, 11:18 AM

CDSCO gives emergency use authorization to Covovax, Corbevax vaccines and Molnupiravir drug for Covid

ANI reported that the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has given emergency use authorization approval to Covid vaccines- Covovax & Corbevax and Anti-viral drug Molnupiravir, according to Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya.

28 Dec 2021, 10:43 AM

When PM holds rallies, why should Assembly elections be stopped?: Mallikarjun Kharge

ANI quotes Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge as saying, "When the PM holds election rallies, inaugurates various projects, misses Parliament proceedings, then why should Assembly elections be stopped? Elections should be held". His statement came after TS Singh Deo said that the polls in five States should be held early.


28 Dec 2021, 10:36 AM

OPD services at Safdarjung Hospital resume

ANI reported that after a brief suspension, OPD services at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi have resumed with senior doctors and consultants attending to the patients.

28 Dec 2021, 9:38 AM

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly admitted to hospital after testing positive for Covid

According to BCCI sources, BCCI President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to a hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, reported PTI.


28 Dec 2021, 9:32 AM

Sensex jumps 320.31 pts to 57,740.55 in opening session

The Sensex jumped 320.31 pts to 57,740.55 in today's opening session, while Nifty surged 94.70 pts to 17,180.95, reported PTI.

28 Dec 2021, 9:32 AM

6,358 new Covid cases, 6,450 recoveries in last 24 hours

India reported 6,358 new Covid cases and 6,450 recoveries in the last 24 hours, reported ANI. This takes the active caseload to 75,456, while the recovery rate currently stands at 98.40%. The Omicron case tally in India stands at 653.


28 Dec 2021, 9:11 AM

Delhi CM to hold high-level review meeting today on Covid situation

ANI reported that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will be holding a high-level review meeting today on the prevailing Covid situation.

28 Dec 2021, 8:34 AM

US, Russia to hold arms control, Ukraine talks

AFP reported that the US and Russia will be holding arms control, Ukraine talks on January 10, according to the White House.

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