LIVE News Updates: 3rd wave will come in terms of rising numbers of infections, says CSIR-IGIB Director

"3rd wave as we're thinking about it will certainly come in terms of numbers of infections rising but should not be catastrophic in terms of strain upon healthcare system,": Director, CSIR-IGIB

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03 Dec 2021, 8:05 PM

3rd wave will come in terms of rising numbers of infections, says CSIR-IGIB Director

"The third wave as we're thinking about it will certainly come in terms of numbers of infections rising but should not be catastrophic in terms of strain upon the healthcare system...,": Anurag Agrawal, Director, CSIR Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology

03 Dec 2021, 7:02 PM

Delhi reports 54 new Covid-19 cases, total active cases now 332

Delhi reports 54 new Covid-19 cases, 29 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 14,41,244; Total recoveries 14,15,814; Death toll 25,098; Active cases 332.

03 Dec 2021, 6:02 PM

18 out of 16,000 travellers test positive, genome sequencing now underway says Health Min

RT-PCR testing of over 16,000 pax arriving on 58 flights from 'at risk' countries done so far. 18 of these tested positive for in RT-PCR testing, their genome sequencing is underway so that it can be determined if they have Omicron variant or not: Health Min in LS earlier today


03 Dec 2021, 4:56 PM

Why doesn't the govt have decency to give farmers what is their due, says Rahul Gandhi

PM himself has said that he has made a mistake, he has apologised to the nation. As a result of that mistake, 700 people have died. Now you are lying about their names. Why don't you have the decency to give them what is their due?: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

03 Dec 2021, 4:30 PM

Govt should pay compensation to family of farmers who died during protest: Rahul Gandhi

A question was asked in Parliament whether Govt proposes to provide financial assistance to the kins of farmers who died during the farmers' agitation. Ministry answers that the Ministry of Agriculture has no record in the matter and hence the question doesn't arise: Rahul Gandhi


03 Dec 2021, 4:22 PM

Rahul Gandhi interacts with media

Rahul Gandhi interacts with media.

03 Dec 2021, 4:05 PM

Haryana govt orders closing of schools and complete ban on all construction activities

Air Pollution Crisis | Haryana Govt orders closing of all schools in Gurugram, Sonipat, Faridabad and Jhajjar until further orders. There will be a complete ban on all construction activities (except the non-polluting activities. Complete ban on operation of Diesel Generator Sets


03 Dec 2021, 2:55 PM

1st case of COVID-19's Omicron variant detected in Sri Lanka

PTI reported, Sri Lanka on Friday detected its first case of COVID-19's new variant Omicron, Deputy Director-General of Health Services Hemantha Herath said.

03 Dec 2021, 1:58 PM

46 NDRF teams sent to Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh in the wake of Cyclone Jawad

A total of 46 NDRF teams have been sent to Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh and are prepositioned there. IDS is on alert if the situation arises to airlift any of the teams. 18 more teams are on standby: Atul Karwal DG NDRF


03 Dec 2021, 12:55 PM

Ruckus in Parliament on Day 5 as opposition continues 'Dharna' over suspension of MPs

Ruckus in Parliament once again on Day 5 as opposition continues its 'Dharna' over suspension of MPs during Winter Session of Parliament

03 Dec 2021, 11:59 AM

"Needlessly provocative": Shashi Tharoor, on BJP MPs protest against Opposition

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that it was needlessly provocative of the BJP MPs to rub salt in the wounds. "If anything BJP should've shown solidarity. My colleagues were unjustly expelled by a party that has institutionalised disruption," said Tharoor, on BJP MPs' protest against Opposition, reported ANI.


03 Dec 2021, 11:06 AM

BJP MPs protest against the protesting Opposition

ANI reported that BJP Rajya Sabha MPs are protesting against the protesting Opposition over the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs for the winter Parliament, near the Gandhi statue.

03 Dec 2021, 10:32 AM

Delhi govt urges SC to allow construction activities of hospitals

ANI reported that the Delhi government has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, urging it to allow construction activities of hospitals in the city. It said that to prepare and counter the Covid-19 3rd wave, it had started to revamp its hospital infrastructure and started construction of 7 new hospitals, but due to construction ban, work has stopped.


03 Dec 2021, 10:13 AM

Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of 2nd Test against NZ

ANI reported that Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja were ruled out of the 2nd Test against New Zealand due to injuries, said BCCI.

03 Dec 2021, 10:13 AM

9 international travellers, including one from South Africa, test positive at Mumbai Airport

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, nine international travellers, including one from South Africa, who arrived at Mumbai International Airport between 10th Nov -2th Dec have tested positive for COVID19. Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing, reported ANI.


03 Dec 2021, 9:38 AM

9,216 Covid cases in the last 24 hours

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported 9,216 new cases in the last 24 hours, which takes the active caseload to 99,976, reported ANI.

03 Dec 2021, 9:16 AM

Congress MP moves adjournment motion in Lok Sabha to discuss Lakhimpur Kheri incident

ANI reported that Congress MP Manickam Tagore has moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha "to discuss the killing of innocent farmers through rash driving by the son of MoS Home in Lakhimpur Kheri district, to direct the govt to ensure the culprit punished, & ask the PM to dismiss the MoS Home."


03 Dec 2021, 8:02 AM

India is at the threshold of economic takeoff, says Tony Abbott, Special Trade Envoy from Australia

ANI quoted Tony Abbott, Former Australian PM and Special Trade Envoy of the Prime Minister of Australia, as saying that many countries are having trade issues with China. "Seeing this, India is emerging as an option. India is at the threshold of economic takeoff," said Abbott.

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