LIVE News Updates: Delhi’s air quality slips into “severe” category due to slow winds

Delhi’s air quality slips into “severe” category due to slow winds; air quality index (AQI) recorded at 415

LIVE News Updates: Delhi’s air quality slips into “severe” category due to slow winds
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25 Nov 2020, 7:06 PM

Delhi's air quality slips into "severe" category due to slow winds

Delhi's air quality slips into "severe" category due to slow winds; air quality index (AQI) recorded at 415.

25 Nov 2020, 7:06 PM

Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. branches to operate as DBS Bank India Ltd. branches from November 27

Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. branches to operate as DBS Bank India Ltd. branches from November 27.

25 Nov 2020, 5:17 PM

Kerala Governor signs ordinance revoking amendments to Kerala Police Act

Kerala Governor Arif Muhammad Khan signs ordinance revoking amendments to Kerala Police Act.

25 Nov 2020, 4:52 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visits residence of Ahmed Patel

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited the residence of party colleague Ahmed Patel who passed away late last night.

25 Nov 2020, 4:28 PM

Sensex tanks 694.92 pts to end at 43,828.10; Nifty tumbles 196.75 pts to 12,858.40

25 Nov 2020, 4:28 PM

Only essential activities allowed in Containment Zones. Local district, police & municipal authorities shall be responsible to ensure that prescribed Containment measures are strictly followed & State/UT Govts shall ensure accountability of concerned officers: MHA

25 Nov 2020, 4:28 PM

Odisha reports 730 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more fatalities. Infection tally mounts to 3,16,001, death toll reaches 1,687. The state now has 6,887 active cases of the disease

25 Nov 2020, 4:27 PM

Ministry of Home Affairs issues fresh guidelines for surveillance, containment, caution

Ministry of Home Affairs issues fresh guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution. States/ UTs mandated to strictly enforce containment measures, SOPs on various activities and COVID-appropriate behavior and exercise caution and regulate crowds

25 Nov 2020, 3:38 PM

Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' India's official entry at Oscars in International Feature Film category: Film Federation of India

25 Nov 2020, 3:37 PM

Union Cabinet approves Scheme of Amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS Bank

Union Cabinet approves Scheme of Amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS Bank India Limited. With this, there'll be no further restrictions on depositors regarding the withdrawal of their deposits: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

25 Nov 2020, 3:33 PM

40-yr-old farmer killed by leopard in Maharashtra's Beed district: Forest official

25 Nov 2020, 3:33 PM

Indian Coast Guard vessel deployed off Chennai coast with disaster relief

Indian Coast Guard vessel deployed off Chennai coast with disaster relief items, in view of Cyclone Nivar

25 Nov 2020, 2:36 PM

Punjab CM orders night curfew from December 1

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh orders night curfew in all towns and cities from 10 pm to 5 am and doubles fine for flouting COVID-19 appropriate behaviour to Rs 1000, with effect from December 1.

All hotels, restaurants and wedding venues to close at 9.30 pm, starting December 1. Curbs to be reviewed on December 15

25 Nov 2020, 2:06 PM

BJP garbage of lies, biggest curse of nation: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Bankura rally

25 Nov 2020, 2:05 PM

70-year-old man shot dead by men on bike in Delhi: Police

70-year-old man shot dead by men on bike in Delhi: Police, reports NDTV

25 Nov 2020, 2:00 PM

COVID-19: At DDMA meeting, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal requests experts to audit death cases, suggest measures to reduce fatalities, say sources.

25 Nov 2020, 1:19 PM

Heavy rain is also likely to occur at a few places over Vellore, Ranipet, Tiruvallur, Tirupattur

Heavy rain is also likely to occur at a few places over Vellore, Ranipet, Tiruvallur, Tirupattur, Krishnagiri, Tiruchirapalli, Salem and Dharmapuri districts of Tamil Nadu: MEt Dept, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

25 Nov 2020, 1:16 PM

US to donate 15 state-of-art ventilators to Bhutan

The US government on Wednesday announced that it will donate 15 new, state-of-the-art ventilators to the Royal Government of Bhutan to assist the country in its fight against COVID-19.

The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth I. Juster said the US was pleased to provide the assistance which would be delivered through the US Agency for International Development (USAID). "We look forward to continued collaboration between our countries as we work together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic," he said.

The ventilators are compact and easy to deploy. They support a range of care functions, allowing healthcare workers to respond to the fluctuating needs of COVID-19 patients. In addition to the ventilators, USAID is funding a package of support that includes warranties.

25 Nov 2020, 1:08 PM

Congress asks all state units to fly party flag at half-mast for next 3 days to observe condolence over Ahmed Patel's demise

Following the demise of party leader Ahmed Patel, Congress asks all state units to fly party flag at half-mast for the next three days and observe condolence meetings today at state and district headquarters.

25 Nov 2020, 12:58 PM

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Vijay Sinha elected as the Speaker of Bihar Assembly

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Vijay Sinha elected as the Speaker of Bihar Assembly

25 Nov 2020, 12:48 PM

SC stays Andhra Pradesh High Court's gag order in Amaravati land scam

Supreme Court stays Andhra Pradesh High Court's gag order in relation to the media reporting of the FIR against a former Advocate General of Andhra Pradesh in the alleged Amaravati land scam.

25 Nov 2020, 12:45 PM

In this very House, we have seen Lalu Yadav ji attend proceedings, says Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar Assembly

In this very House, we have seen Lalu Yadav ji attend proceedings when he was a member of Lok Sabha and Rabri Devi ji was CM... There will be no secret voting: Protem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar Assembly as RJD MLAs continue opposing voice vote for Speaker election

25 Nov 2020, 12:25 PM

NYC's first, only black mayor dies at 93

David Norman Dinkins, the first and, to date, only black mayor of New York City, passed away at the age of 93 at his residence in Manhattan, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) told local media.

"(My wife) Chirlane and I are mourning a truly great man. David Dinkins simply set this city on a better path. He was my mentor, he was my friend, and his steadfast commitment to fight for that 'gorgeous mosaic' inspires me every single day," tweeted NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio early Tuesday, who also confirmed Dinkins' death, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

25 Nov 2020, 12:08 PM

RJD MLAs creates ruckus in Bihar Assembly, show rulebook to Protem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi

RJD MLAs creates ruckus in Bihar Assembly, show rulebook to Protem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi. Manjhi says, "Those from other House aren't voting for Speaker election, but no problem in their presence." Bihar CM & Minister Ashok Choudhary present in Assembly are MLCs

25 Nov 2020, 12:00 PM

RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar Assembly, opposing voice vote in Speaker election

RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar Assembly, opposing voice vote in Speaker election, citing the presence of members of the legislative council.

25 Nov 2020, 11:55 AM

"Rules should be followed during the election of the Speaker," says Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar Assembly

Five-day Bihar Assembly session underway at Patna RJD MLA Tejashwi Yadav says, "Rules should be followed during the election of the Speaker."

25 Nov 2020, 11:48 AM

SC dismisses plea to transfer 2015 Bathinda Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case trial outside Punjab

Supreme Court dismisses a plea to transfer 2015 Bathinda Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case trial outside Punjab. A Bench headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Jail declined to transfer the trial out of Punjab, however, asked the trial court to ensure a free and fair trial.

25 Nov 2020, 11:47 AM

Odisha reports 730 new positive cases on 24th November

Odisha reported 730 new positive cases on 24th November, taking the total cases in the state to 3,16,001 including 3,07,374 recoveries, 6,887 active cases and 1,687 deaths: Odisha government

25 Nov 2020, 11:47 AM

In relief camps, we need to ensure COVID19 protocols are followed & masks: Atulya Misra

In relief camps, we need to ensure COVID19 protocols are followed & masks, sanitisers are available. There's an inventory of 27 items per person which we keep ready, this also includes dignity kit for women: Atulya Misra, Additional Chief Secretary, Tamil Nadu Govt

25 Nov 2020, 11:32 AM

Mortal remains of Ahmed Patel will be taken to his native place in Gujarat's Bharuch

Mortal remains of Congress leader Ahmed Patel will be taken to his native place in Gujarat's Bharuch where his last rites will be performed

25 Nov 2020, 10:39 AM

Water logging in some parts of Chennai, due to heavy rainfall ahead of Cyclone Nivar

Water logging in some parts of the city of Chennai, due to heavy rainfall ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall

25 Nov 2020, 10:20 AM

The commitment Ahmed Patel had towards the party cannot be seen in anyone else: Kapil Sibal

He was a kind, generous & thoughtful man. He kept the Congress Party together when in difficult times. He never demanded a post or a ministry. The commitment he had towards the party cannot be seen in anyone else: Congress leader Kapil Sibal on the demise of Ahmed Patel

25 Nov 2020, 10:19 AM

His absence will definitely leave a huge void in lives of Congress people: Hardik Patel on demise of Ahmed Patel

He helped my family when I was in jail for the movement I was leading. For 4 decades he was at helm of major political affairs but was never a minister. His absence will definitely leave a huge void in the lives of Congress people: Hardik Patel, Congress, on demise of Ahmed Patel

25 Nov 2020, 10:19 AM

COVID-19 tests being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan & Gujarat

COVID-19 tests being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan & Gujarat "Passengers who've COVID negative certificates are allowed to go while rest are checked for symptoms & tested accordingly," says BMC doctor Visuals- Mumbai Central Railway Station

25 Nov 2020, 9:42 AM

The fishermen advised not to venture into the sea: Puducherry CM

Central control room operating from State Disaster Management Control Room to provide help to the public. People from low lying areas evacuated. They will be provided with food, water, hand sanitisers & face masks. The fishermen advised not to venture into the sea: Puducherry CM

25 Nov 2020, 9:41 AM

With 44,376 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 92,22,217

With 44,376 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 92,22,217 With 481 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,34,699 . Total active cases at 4,44,746 Total discharged cases at 86,42,771 with 37,816 new discharges in last 24 hrs

25 Nov 2020, 9:38 AM

COVID-19 testing of passengers travelling from Delhi to Dehradun made mandatory by the state government

COVID-19 testing of passengers travelling from Delhi at Jollygrant Airport in Dehradun made mandatory by the state government. Jollygrant Airport Director DK Gautam says, " A team of the Health Dept is conducting tests of each passenger arriving from Delhi."

25 Nov 2020, 9:16 AM

11 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 4,667

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,667 on Wednesday as 11 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

25 Nov 2020, 9:12 AM

Cyclone Nivar likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm today late evening or night

Cyclone Nivar lays 350 km SE of Chennai moving NW & likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm & cross between Karaikal & Mahabalipuram today late evening or night. While crossing wind speed likely to touch 145 kmph: Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, Chennai

25 Nov 2020, 8:56 AM

Jharkhand reports 233 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,07,921 on Wednesday as 233 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

25 Nov 2020, 8:55 AM

Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to be held at 10.30 hours today

Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to be held at 10.30 hours today, via video conferencing

25 Nov 2020, 8:55 AM

Telangana reports 993 new COVID-19 cases

Telangana reported 993 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths and 1,150 recoveries on 24th November. Total cases in the state rise to 2,66,042 including 1,441 deaths and 2,53,715 recoveries. Active cases stand at 10,886

25 Nov 2020, 8:54 AM

Rain lashes Chennai as Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall today

Rain lashes Chennai as Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram later today Chennai/Meenambakkam received 120 mm rainfall from 0830 hours yesterday till 0530 hours today, as per India Meteorological Department

25 Nov 2020, 8:18 AM

Heavy rain lashes Kanchipuram as Cyclone Nivar expected to make landfall today

Heavy rain lashes Kanchipuram as Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram later on Wednesday

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