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The new COVID-19 variant Omicron will likely "overwhelm the whole world" in the coming months, warned a Singapore-based infectious disease doctor

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02 Dec 2021, 7:37 PM

Omicron will likely "overwhelm whole world" in the coming months: Singapore-based doctor

The new COVID-19 variant Omicron will likely "overwhelm the whole world" in the coming months, warned a Singapore-based infectious disease doctor

02 Dec 2021, 7:05 PM

Delhi reports 41 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Delhi reports 41 new COVID-19 cases (further, 176 positive cases pertaining to earlier weeks added on ICMR portal y'day by ICMR-NICPR Noida), 196 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours.

Total cases 14,41,190; Total recoveries 14,15,785; Death toll 25,098; Active cases 307

02 Dec 2021, 6:13 PM

Maha govt revises travel guidelines for passengers arriving in the state 

Govt of Maharashtra revises its guidelines for passengers arriving in the state. In the case of domestic air travel, Passengers will either have to be fully vaccinated or compulsorily carry RT-PCR Test certificate showing negative result within 72 hours before boarding


02 Dec 2021, 5:44 PM

South Eastern Railway cancels several train services due to Cyclone Jawad

In view of Cyclone Jawad, South Eastern Railway cancelled several train services

02 Dec 2021, 4:30 PM

Around 29 countries have reported cases of new Omicron variant

Around 29 countries have reported 373 cases of Omicron variant so far: Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry


02 Dec 2021, 3:04 PM

Journalists protest against restrictions on media entry in parliament

Photo courtesy: Vipin
Photo courtesy: Vipin

Several media persons gathered at Press Club in New Delhi and took out protest march against restrictions on journalists' entry in the Parliament during Winter Session.

02 Dec 2021, 2:18 PM

NDRF deploys 8 teams in WB and 8 more to be deployed by tonight in wake of Cyclone Jawad

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 8 teams in West Bengal, 8 more teams are to be deployed by tonight, in the wake of Cyclone Jawad


02 Dec 2021, 1:30 PM

All schools in Delhi closed from tomorrow until further notice due to air pollution

All schools in Delhi to be closed from tomorrow till further orders, due to current air pollution levels in the city: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

02 Dec 2021, 12:55 PM

Trinamool Congress also stages walkout from Rajya Sabha over several issues

Winter session | Trinamool Congress also walkout from Rajya Sabha over various issues including suspension of 12 Opposition MPs


02 Dec 2021, 12:55 PM

Lok Sabha holds discussion over COVID-19 pandemic

Lok Sabha holds a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic.

02 Dec 2021, 12:29 PM

Opposition MPs raise slogans on issue of farmers' deaths, rising inflation in Rajya Sabha

Opposition MPs raise slogans on the issue of farmers' deaths and rising inflation in Rajya Sabha


02 Dec 2021, 11:58 AM

SC gives 24 hours deadline to Centre & Delhi govt to come up with a serious plan for pollution control

ANI reported that the Supreme Court gave a 24 hours deadline to the Centre and Delhi government to come up with a serious plan for implementation of air pollution control measures.

02 Dec 2021, 11:39 AM

Nothing happening despite air pollution levels rising: SC

According to ANI, the Supreme Court observed, "We feel there is nothing happening, in spite of air pollution levels rising," while hearing a plea about the rising air pollution in Delhi.


02 Dec 2021, 11:39 AM

BCCI asks for India vs South Africa series delay

NDTV reported that according to sources, BCCI has asked for India vs South Africa series delay and sought time from Cricket South Africa (CSA) to discuss internally.

02 Dec 2021, 11:20 AM

SC asks Delhi govt why children are being forced to go to school amid rising air pollution levels

According to ANI, the Supreme Court pulled up Delhi government for opening the schools amid the rising air pollution levels in the city. The court asked the Delhi government why children were being forced to go to school, when the government implemented work from home for adults.


02 Dec 2021, 10:54 AM

Opposition leaders wear black bands to protest against the suspension of 12 RS MPs

Opposition leaders wore black bands to protest against the suspension of 12 Opposition members of Rajya Sabha, reported ANI.

02 Dec 2021, 10:21 AM

SC to shortly hear plea on air pollution in Delhi NCR

Bar and Bench reported that the Supreme Court will shortly hear the plea concerning rising levels of air pollution in Delhi NCR. The CJI NV Ramana led bench will check for compliance with its earlier laid down directions today.


02 Dec 2021, 9:54 AM

Opposition MPs give notice in House to discuss caste, price rise, inflation

ANI reported that Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Kumar Jha gave a Zero Hour Notice on the matter of 'caste-based census'. Congress MP KC Venugopal gave a Suspension of Business Notice under rule 267 to have a discussion in the House on 'the rising prices of essential commodities & high inflation resulting in huge financial burden on common people in the country'. Congress MP Manish Tewari also gave an Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha on the issue of 'rising inflation'.

02 Dec 2021, 9:27 AM

9,765 new Covid cases, 477 deaths in the last 24 hours

India reported 9,765 new Covid cases, 477 deaths and 8,548 recoveries in the last 24 hours, reported ANI. This takes the active caseload of the country to 99,763.


02 Dec 2021, 9:09 AM

Japan retracts ban on bookings of international flights due to criticism

PTI reported that Japan has retracted the ban on new bookings on incoming international flights to defend against new variant due to criticisms.

02 Dec 2021, 8:59 AM

Congress MP gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha to discuss flood damage in Tamil Nadu

ANI reported that Congress MP Manickam Tagore gave an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to "discuss damage followed by heavy floods & excessive rainfall in Tamil Nadu, to direct the Govt to announce compensation of Rs 4,626 cr flood relief for affected farmers & people who lost their property."


02 Dec 2021, 8:30 AM

Light intensity rain expected in Delhi, parts of UP, Haryana and Rajasthan: IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), light intensity rain is expected to occur over parts of Delhi; Farukhnagar, Haryana; Debai, Narora, Sahaswan, Atrauli, Aligarh in UP; Bharatpur & Mahandipur Balaji in Rajasthan during next 2 hours, reported ANI.

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