LIVE News Updates: Tamil Nadu reports 1,428 new COVID-19 cases, 7,84,747 total cases

Tamil Nadu reported 1,428 new COVID-19 cases, 1,398 discharges, and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours: State Health Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu Total cases: 7,84,747

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02 Dec 2020, 6:52 PM

Tamil Nadu reports 1,428 new COVID-19 cases, 7,84,747 total cases

Tamil Nadu reported 1,428 new COVID-19 cases, 1,398 discharges, and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours: State Health Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu Total cases: 7,84,747 Total discharges: 7,62,015 Death toll: 11,733 Active cases: 10,999

02 Dec 2020, 6:24 PM

Uttarakhand reports 516 new COVID-19 cases, 75,784 total cases

Uttarakhand reported 516 new COVID-19 cases, 473 recoveries, and 13 deaths today, says State Health Department Total cases: 75,784 Total recoveries: 68,838 Active cases: 4,955 Death toll: 1,251

02 Dec 2020, 6:23 PM

Bengal minister Firhad Hakim becomes first volunteer to take COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin' in phase III trial in Kolkata

02 Dec 2020, 6:22 PM

Virat Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record, is the fastest to 12,000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record, is the fastest to 12,000 ODI runs, reports NDTV

02 Dec 2020, 5:54 PM

Odisha govt slashes price of RT-PCR tests for detection of COVID-19 at private laboratories to Rs 400 from existing Rs 1,200: Notification

02 Dec 2020, 5:54 PM

Cyclone Burevi to cross TN coast on Dec 3/4

Cyclonic storm Burevi is expected to cross the south Tamil Nadu coast amidst Pamban and Kanniyakumari between December 3 and December 4 with a wind speed of 70-80 kmph, gusting at 90 kmph, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

In a weather bulletin, the IMD said Burevi, over southwest Bay of Bengal, moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 25 kmph during past six hours and lay centred, as at 11.30 a.m., about 140 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 370 km east-southeast of Pamban (India) and 550 km nearly east-northeast of Kanniyakumari (India).

02 Dec 2020, 5:42 PM

We call for burning of effigies throughout the country to protest against Modi government, says President of Krantikari Kisan Union

We call for burning of effigies throughout the country to protest against Modi government and corporate houses on December 5: Darshan Pal, President of Krantikari Kisan Union

02 Dec 2020, 5:24 PM

Five college students killed in accident in Assam

In a tragic road accident, at least five college students were killed on the spot and one was critically injured at Cachar in southern Assam on Wednesday, the police said.

According to the police, the mishap occurred while an Alto vehicle and a truck collided head-on at Kalain in Cachar district.

The critically injured student was taken to the Silchar Medical College and Hospital.

The six victims, students of Nabin Chandra College of Badarpur, were returning to their homes in Alto after completing their morning shift study.

02 Dec 2020, 5:12 PM

Mahoba: A four-year-old boy falls into an open borewell in Kulpahar area, rescue operation underway

02 Dec 2020, 5:01 PM

India beat Australia by 13 runs

3rd ODI: India beat Australia by 13 runs

02 Dec 2020, 5:01 PM

Japan to give free COVID-19 vaccine to all its residents

Japan will give free coronavirus vaccines to all of its residents under a bill passed Wednesday, as the nation battles record numbers of daily cases, reports NDTV.

02 Dec 2020, 4:30 PM

Telangana's daily COVID count drops to 565

The daily COVID-19 count in Telangana dropped to 565 on Wednesday even as the health authorities conducted more than 50,000 tests.

Health officials said a total of 51,562 samples were tested during the last 24 hours as against average 40,000 tests being conducted on daily basis.

02 Dec 2020, 4:15 PM

I congratulate two independent MLAs for withdrawing support from the Khattar govt

I congratulate two independent MLAs for listening to their conscience & voice of suffering farmers & withdrawing support from the Khattar govt. I hope other independent MLAs will also come forward & take this courageous decision: Randeep Surjewala, Congress

02 Dec 2020, 3:40 PM

Punjab cabinet approves 100% exemption from Motor Vehicle tax till Dec 31

Punjab cabinet approves 100 per cent exemption from Motor Vehicle tax for state stage carriage buses, & educational institutions/schools/colleges buses till December 31, 2020, effective from March 23, to support private transport operators amid the COVID pandemic: Punjab Govt

02 Dec 2020, 3:18 PM

Delhi reports 3,944 new COVID-19 cases, 5,78,324 total cases

Delhi reports 3,944 new COVID-19 cases, 5,329 recoveries, and 82 deaths, as per Delhi Health Department Total cases: 5,78,324 Total recoveries: 5,38,680 Death toll: 9,342 Active cases: 30,302

02 Dec 2020, 3:02 PM

Police remove barricades at Delhi-Noida border allowing movement of traffic

02 Dec 2020, 2:59 PM

Special NDPS Court grants bail to Showik Chakraborty in a drugs case by NCB

Special NDPS Court grants bail to Showik Chakraborty (Rhea Chakraborty's brother) in a drugs case registered by Narcotics Control Bureau

02 Dec 2020, 2:39 PM

During Christmas, New Year, green crackers allowed to use where air quality is 'moderate', says NGT

During Christmas, New Year, green crackers can be used from 11:55 pm to 12:30 am at places where air quality is 'moderate' or better:NGT

02 Dec 2020, 2:39 PM

District Magistrates to ensure banned fire crackers are not sold, recovery of compensation from violators: NGT

02 Dec 2020, 2:38 PM

Any victim of pollution, apart from other remedies, can approach District Magistrate for compensation, says NGT

02 Dec 2020, 2:35 PM

Police detain Punjab Youth Congress workers who had gheraoed Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's residence

Chandigarh: Police detain Punjab Youth Congress workers who had gheraoed Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's residence, demanding an apology from him for alleged use of force against protesting farmers.

02 Dec 2020, 2:33 PM

Chandigarh Police use water cannons as Punjab Youth Congress workers

Chandigarh Police use water cannons as Punjab Youth Congress workers jump barricades to march to Haryana CM M L Khattar's home over farm laws

02 Dec 2020, 1:40 PM

BV Srinivas appointed as the president of Indian Youth Congress

02 Dec 2020, 1:39 PM

Spike in vegetable & fruit prices due to farmers’ agitation

Delhi: Traders say there is spike in vegetable & fruit prices due to farmers’ agitation. "Vehicles carrying vegetables are stuck at borders due to protest. It has impacted supply & prices. It'll continue till protest lasts," says a trader. Visuals from Okhla & Ghazipur mandis.

02 Dec 2020, 1:39 PM

Telangana reported 565 new COVID-19 cases, 2,70,883 total cases

Telangana reported 565 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death and 925 recoveries on 1st December. Total cases in the state rise to 2,70,883 including 1,462 deaths and 2,60,155 recoveries. Active cases stand at 9,266.

02 Dec 2020, 12:50 PM

UK authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

UK authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, to be made available across the country from next week

02 Dec 2020, 12:37 PM

Commuters stage 'rail roko' over change in local train timings in Palghar district of Maharashtra

Commuters stage 'rail roko' over change in local train timings in Palghar district of Maharashtra: GRP officials

02 Dec 2020, 12:13 PM

A meeting underway at residence of Amit Shah; Tomar and Goyal present

A meeting is underway at the residence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah; Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal present

02 Dec 2020, 12:08 PM

Gujarat HCorders compulsory community service at COVID care centres for those who do not wear masks

Gujarat High Court orders compulsory community service at COVID-19 care centres for those who do not wear masks, directs State Government to issue a notification

02 Dec 2020, 12:00 PM

Farmers' protest against Central Government's Farm laws continues at Singhu border

02 Dec 2020, 11:49 AM

Farmers protest at Delhi-Noida border on Delhi-Noida Link Road, over Centre's farm laws

Farmers protest at Delhi-Noida border near Gautam Budh Dwar on Delhi-Noida Link Road, over Centre's farm laws

02 Dec 2020, 11:20 AM

Maharashtra BJP leaders are doing politics over 'Azaan', says Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena

Maharashtra BJP leaders are doing politics over 'Azaan'. Even PM has said there should be no overcrowding at religious places during COVID. Those saying Shiv Sena has left Hindutva, should stop this 'tamasha'. They should talk about unemployment, GDP etc: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena

02 Dec 2020, 11:20 AM

Langar' being served to farmers stationed at Delhi-Ghazipur border

Langar' being served to farmers stationed at Delhi-Ghazipur border (Delhi-UP border) The farmers are protesting against the three farm laws passed by the Centre.

02 Dec 2020, 10:48 AM

Traffic police deployed to manage vehicular movement near the Chilla village

02 Dec 2020, 10:42 AM

Not easy to shift Mumbai's film city to another place, says Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena

Not easy to shift Mumbai's film city to another place. The film industry in south India is also big, there're film cities in WB & Punjab too. Will Yogi Ji also visit these places & talk to directors/artists there or is he going to do so only in Mumbai?: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena

02 Dec 2020, 10:10 AM

Tremors felt in Ghaziabad

A low-intensity quake hit Ghaziabad on Wednesday morning, the National Centre for Sesimology said. The magnitude of the quake was 2.7

02 Dec 2020, 10:09 AM

COVID-19 tally in Andamans rises to 4,718 with eight new cases

At least eight more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, raising the tally in the Union Territory to 4,718, a health department official said on Wednesday.

02 Dec 2020, 9:52 AM

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt over farm laws, calls it a govt of lies, plunder, suit-boot

They said- The income of farmers will double. What they did- 'Friends' income quadrupled and farmers income was halved. Government of lies, plunder, suit-boot, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

02 Dec 2020, 9:52 AM

With 36,604 new COVID19 infections, India's total cases rise to 94,99,414

With 36,604 new COVID19 infections, India's total cases rise to 94,99,414. With 501 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,38,122. Total active cases at 4,28,644. Total discharged cases at 89,32,647 with 43,062 new discharges in last 24 hrs.

02 Dec 2020, 9:45 AM

Two teams of National Disaster Response Force deployed at Thoothukudi, in view of Cyclone Burevi

Tamil Nadu: Two teams of National Disaster Response Force deployed at Thoothukudi, in view of Cyclone Burevi. Burevi is expected to cross south Tamil Nadu between Kanniyakumari and Pamban on the morning of 4th December, as per IMD

02 Dec 2020, 9:31 AM

Tikri border, Jharoda Border, Jhatikra Border are closed for any traffic movement

Tikri border, Jharoda Border, Jhatikra Border are closed for any traffic movement. Badusarai Border is open only for two-wheeler traffic: Delhi Traffic Police

02 Dec 2020, 9:31 AM

Sensex drops by 60.37 points to 44,595.07 in opening trade

Sensex drops by 60.37 points to 44,595.07 in opening trade, Nifty slips by 15.30 points to 13,093.75

02 Dec 2020, 9:18 AM

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath rings the bell at BSE

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath rings the bell at BSE at the listing of bonds of Lucknow Municipal Corporation

02 Dec 2020, 9:17 AM

The Chilla border on Noida-link road is closed for traffic due to farmers protests

The Chilla border on Noida-link road is closed for traffic due to farmers protests near Gautam Budh Dwar. People are advised to avoid Noida-link road for going to Noida and use NH-24 and DND instead for Noida: Delhi Traffic Police

02 Dec 2020, 9:13 AM

Total number of samples tested up tp 1st December is 14,24,45,949

Total number of samples tested up tp 1st December is 14,24,45,949 including 10,96,651 samples tested on Tuesday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

02 Dec 2020, 9:02 AM

Cyclone Burevi : Teams of NDRF deployed at Kanniyakumari, TN and Alappuzha, Kerala

Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed at Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu and Alappuzha, Kerala, in view of Cyclone Burevi

02 Dec 2020, 8:57 AM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at BSE in Mumbai

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at BSE in Mumbai for listing of bond of Lucknow Municipal Corporation

02 Dec 2020, 8:57 AM

3rd ODI: India win toss, elect to bat first against Australia in Canberra

India's playing XI for the third ODI against Australia: S Dhawan, S Gill, V Kohli, S Iyer, KL Rahul, H Pandya, R Jadeja, S Thakur, K Yadav, J Bumrah, T Natarajan

02 Dec 2020, 8:56 AM

Farmers continue to protest at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana)

02 Dec 2020, 8:56 AM

BJP MP Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19

BJP MP Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19, confirms Dr. Ranjeet Thakur, Block Medical Officer, Manali, Himachal Pradesh

02 Dec 2020, 8:55 AM

Cyclone Storm Burevi to cross Sri Lanka coast close to Trincomalee today evening/night

Cyclone Storm Burevi to cross Sri Lanka coast close to Trincomalee today evening/night. To emerge into Gulf of Mannar on the morning of 3rd Dec & cross south Tamil Nadu between Kanniyakumari and Pamban on 4th December early morning: India Meteorological Department

02 Dec 2020, 8:55 AM

Police have recovered one AK-47 rifle with 1 magazine and 55 rounds of ammunition in Baksa

Police have recovered one AK-47 rifle with 1 magazine and 55 rounds of ammunition in the Baksa district: ADGP, Law and Order, Assam Police

02 Dec 2020, 8:32 AM

Protesting farmers try to remove barricading placed at Delhi-UP border

Protesting farmers try to remove barricading placed at Ghazipur-Ghaziabad (Delhi-UP) border

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