LIVE News Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 5,26,780 total cases

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 35 more fatalities. Infection count rises to 5,26,780

LIVE News Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 5,26,780 total cases
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22 Nov 2020, 6:54 PM

RBI becomes 1st central bank to have 1 mn followers on Twitter

he Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Twitter handle achieved 1 million followers on Sunday, turning it the first central bank in the world to achieve the feat.

Taking to Twitter, RBI Governor, Shaktikanta Das wrote: "RBI Twitter account reaches one million followers today. A new milestone. Congratulations to all my colleagues in RBI."

22 Nov 2020, 6:47 PM

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,121 new COVID-19 cases, 8,62,213 total cases

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,121 new COVID-19 cases, 11 fatalities and 1,631 recoveries. Infection tally rises to 8,62,213, death toll reaches 6,938. There are 14,249 active cases of the disease in the state.

22 Nov 2020, 6:46 PM

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 5,26,780 total cases

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,588 new COVID-19 cases, 35 more fatalities. Infection count rises to 5,26,780, death toll reaches 7,559. Number of active cases of the disease in the state now stands at 23,806.

22 Nov 2020, 3:34 PM

Three including a Maoist commander gunned down in Gaya

Three persons including a zonal commander gunned down in Maoist affected Barachatti area in Gaya district early on Sunday morning.

The Maoist Zonal commander is identified as Alok Yadav alias Gulshan. Beside him, two villagers including a brother in law of village head of Dewariya village also died in this incident.

Rajesh Kumar Singh, Additional SP (Operation) of Gaya police confirms the incident. He said that the Alok Yadav was killed in retaliatory firing of CRPF Cobra team.

22 Nov 2020, 3:32 PM

National Green Tribunal directs all states, Union Territories to designate nodal agency for protection of water bodies

22 Nov 2020, 12:58 PM

Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 3,13,961 with 638 more people testing positive

Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 3,13,961 with 638 more people testing positive for the infection; 15 new fatalities push death toll to 1,640: Official

22 Nov 2020, 12:12 PM

At minus 3 degrees, Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far on Sunday as the mercury fell to minus 3 degrees Celsius.

Sonam Lotus, Director, Meteorological department for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh UTs told IANS, "The minimum temperature was minus 3.0 degrees Celsius today in Srinagar, which is the coldest recorded so far this season. It is minus 3.1 degrees below normal."

22 Nov 2020, 10:44 AM

37 policemen to face action in Bikru case

The Uttar Pradesh Home Department has asked the Additional Director General of Police of Kanpur to take action against 37 policemen for their alleged links with slain gangster Vikas Dubey or dereliction of duty.

Action was recommended by a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) that probed the role of the police in the Bikru massacre that left eight policemen dead on July 3 in an ambush by gangster Vikas Dubey and his aides. The police team had gone to the Bikru village to arrest Dubey.

22 Nov 2020, 10:44 AM

At 6.9 degrees, Delhi records coldest November morning in 17 years

At 6.9 degrees, Delhi records coldest November morning in 17 years, reports NDTV

22 Nov 2020, 10:25 AM

3 cousins held for triple murder in UP

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a police constable, his mother and sister in the Chamraudi area in Banda district.

The accused are cousins of the victims.

Banda Superintendent of Police (SP) S.S. Meena said the incident took place around midnight on Friday and the victims were brutally attacked with axes, sticks and batons.

22 Nov 2020, 10:04 AM

UP re-imposes 100 guest limit at weddings, functions

In view of the surge in COVID cases, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to re-impose the restrict 100 guests at weddings and other social functions.

The state government, on October 15, had allowed 200 guests at weddings with proper safety protocols. But with COVID cases rising again after the recent festive season, the state government keen to check the resurgence of cases.

22 Nov 2020, 10:00 AM

Woman teacher shot dead by colleague at UP school

A 35-year-old woman teacher in a government primary school was shot dead by one of her male colleagues in the school premises.

The woman died while being taken to the hospital.

According to Sitapur Superintendent of Police (SP) R.P. Singh, the incident took place on Saturday afternoon and Aradhana Roy, an assistant teacher, was shot twice by her male colleague, Amit Kaushal.

22 Nov 2020, 9:37 AM

With 45,209 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 90,95,807

With 45,209 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 90,95,807 With 501 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,33,227. Total active cases at 4,40,962 Total discharged cases at 85,21,617 with 43,493 new discharges in last 24 hrs.

22 Nov 2020, 9:22 AM

Will take steps towards restoration of Punjab train services: Railways

Will take steps towards restoration of Punjab train services at earliest after necessary maintenance checks, completing protocols: Railways

22 Nov 2020, 9:21 AM

Comedian Bharti Singh & her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa taken to medical examination by NCB

Mumbai: Comedian Bharti Singh & her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa being taken to hospital for medical examination. They have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

22 Nov 2020, 9:20 AM

20 people injured after bus overturned in Unnao

Unnao: Around 20 passengers on-board a bus injured after it overturned near Sirdharpur village last night. The bus was coming from Delhi and going to Bahraich, and was carrying around 82 passengers.

22 Nov 2020, 9:19 AM

Delhi records 111 Coronavirus deaths, 5,879 new cases

Delhi records 111 Coronavirus deaths, 5,879 new cases, reports NDTV

22 Nov 2020, 9:12 AM

US COVID-19 cases top 12 million

In yet another grim milestone, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US has topped the 12 million mark, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Sunday, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the country's current caseload and death toll stood at 12,079,296 and 255,804, respectively.

Texas reported the country's most cases, standing at 1,117,583, followed by California with 1,098,061 and Florida with 923,418, reports Xinhua news agency.

22 Nov 2020, 9:11 AM

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 58mn mark: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 58 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.37 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Sunday, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 58,035,296 and 1,379,508, respectively.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 12,079,296 and 255,804, respectively, according to the CSSE.

22 Nov 2020, 9:08 AM

Mizoram reports 40 new COVID-19 cases, 3,647 total cases

Mizoram reports 40 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total cases in the state to 3,647. A total of 3,157 discharged from hospital after recovering from the disease, death toll 5. Active cases stand at 485.

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