LIVE News Updates: We are very clear in, these are anti-farmer Bills, will approach SC, says Punjab CM

We are very clear in our mind, these are anti-farmer Bills. We will approach the Supreme Court: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh (Photo Courtesy: IANS)
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh (Photo Courtesy: IANS)
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06 Jan 2021, 7:40 PM

Kerala reports 6,394 Covid cases, 25 deaths

A total of 6,394 people have tested positive for Covid-19 across Kerala on Wednesday, while reports of 5,110 samples returned negative, according to a statement issued by the office of state health minister KK Shailaja.

As many as 65,057 people are under treatment in the state as on Wednesday. Meanwhile, 25 people have succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours, taking the state's death toll to 3,209. The test positivity rate in Kerala is 10.01 per cent at present.

With 1,068 cases, Ernakulam led the Covid tally on Wednesday while Kasargod reported the least number of cases at 77.

06 Jan 2021, 7:04 PM

We are very clear in our mind, these are anti-farmer Bills, will approach SC, says Punjab CM

We are very clear in our mind, these are anti-farmer Bills. We will approach the Supreme Court: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

06 Jan 2021, 5:54 PM

73 detected to have new UK COVID mutant strain, says Health Ministry

The Central government on Wednesday said that a total of 73 persons have been detected with the new "more transmissible" UK coronavirus mutant strain, and they are being kept in physical isolation in health facilities.

Out of these total cases, eight have been detected by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Delhi, 20 at the CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) in Delhi, and 11 at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bangaluru.


06 Jan 2021, 4:28 PM

Engineer killed in Muzaffarpur

An engineer was allegedly killed by unknown persons in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

According to the local police, the incident took place on Tuesday evening when the accused tied the hands and legs of the B Tech graduate before hanging him in his own house, attempting to make the crime look like a suicide.

City SP Rajesh Kumar said: "The circumstantial evidences indicate towards murder. We are taking action on the basis of the statement given by the deceased's father."

06 Jan 2021, 4:22 PM

Farmers construct brick floor using cement, gravel & bricks at Tikri Border

Delhi: Farmers construct brick floor using cement, gravel & bricks at Tikri Border.

"Our tents were flooded with water due to rains, we had to sit throughout the night. We have used bricks & cement to build the floor & plan to construct more in coming days," says a protester.


06 Jan 2021, 3:54 PM

Over 1 million people in Russia have now been vaccinated with Sputnik V

Over 1 million people in Russia have now been vaccinated with Sputnik V: Statement

06 Jan 2021, 3:35 PM

Punjab to reopen schools for students of class 5 to 12 from tomorrow

Punjab to reopen schools for students of class 5 to 12 from tomorrow, reports NDTV


06 Jan 2021, 3:20 PM

Odisha reports 231 new COVID-19 cases, 3,30,921 total cases

Odisha reports 231 new COVID-19 cases, infection tally rises to 3,30,921. The state now has 2,203 active cases of the disease.

06 Jan 2021, 2:31 PM

Kolkata International Film Festival 2021 to be held virtually, on a smaller scale, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee


06 Jan 2021, 2:11 PM

Four people dead, six people fall ill due to toxic gas leakage in Odisha

Odisha: Four people dead, six people fall ill due to toxic gas leakage from a unit at Rourkela Steel Plant

06 Jan 2021, 1:42 PM

Jharkhand reports 151 new COVID19 cases, 1,15,840 total cases

Jharkhand reports 151 new COVID19 cases, two fatalities. Infection tally rises to 1,15,840, death toll 1,038. The state now has 1,422 active cases of the disease.


06 Jan 2021, 1:35 PM

No improvement in situation at all: Supreme Court on government vs farmers

No improvement in situation at all: Supreme Court on government vs farmers, reports NDTV

06 Jan 2021, 1:05 PM

We've completed the dry run for COVID19 vaccine at four sites in Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

We've completed the dry run for COVID19 vaccine at four sites in Goa. We are fully prepared with cold chain management system both in government depts & private sector. The cold chain management system is fully operational up to Primary Healthcare Centre level: CM Pramod Sawant


06 Jan 2021, 1:04 PM

Bird flu has been detected in the ducklings of one of the farmers in the Neendoor panchayat: M Anjana, DC, Kottayam, Kerala

Bird flu has been detected in the ducklings of one of the farmers in the Neendoor panchayat. All 10,000 birds in the area will be culled. The process to test humans to detect symptoms in them has also been started: M Anjana, DC, Kottayam, Kerala, on bird flu cases

06 Jan 2021, 1:03 PM

3rd Test: Rohit Sharma replaces MayanAgarwal in India playing XI, Navdeep Saini to make debut

3rd Test: Rohit Sharma replaces MayanAgarwal in India playing XI, Navdeep Saini to make debut, reports NDTV


06 Jan 2021, 12:15 PM

SC agrees to examine controversial state laws of UP, Uttarakhand on religious conversions due to interfaith marriage

SC agrees to examine controversial state laws of UP, Uttarakhand on religious conversions due to interfaith marriage.

SC, however, refuses to stay controversial provisions of laws in UP, Uttarakhand on religious conversions due to interfaith marriages

06 Jan 2021, 12:15 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Malana village in Kullu district covered under a blanket of snow


06 Jan 2021, 11:53 AM

UP ATS conducts raids at several locations in the state including Khalilabad and Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad conducts raids at several locations in the state including Khalilabad and Aligarh. The raids are being carried out in connection with Rohingyas and terror funding.

06 Jan 2021, 11:52 AM

SC today adjourned the hearing to January 11 seeking quashing of Centre's three farm laws

Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing to January 11, while noting that "we understand the farmers' situation", during the hearing in a petition filed by a lawyer, seeking quashing of Centre's three farm laws


06 Jan 2021, 11:51 AM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Mizoram on 9th and 10th January

06 Jan 2021, 11:13 AM

Sourav Ganguly who is admitted is doing well, says Woodlands Hospital, Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly who is admitted here is doing well. He is clinically fit. He wanted to stay back in the hospital for one more today so he will go home tomorrow: Woodlands Hospital, Kolkata


06 Jan 2021, 11:03 AM

2019 Pollachi sexual assault case: All three accused remanded to judicial custody till 20th January

06 Jan 2021, 10:05 AM

Government of Delhi issues guidelines to reduce the weight of school bags

Government of Delhi issues guidelines to reduce the weight of school bags for students of primary, secondary and senior secondary schools, under its School Bag Policy 2020; recommends maximum bag weight of 3.5-5kg


06 Jan 2021, 9:55 AM

Madhya Pradesh CM to hold a meeting of relevant departments today over Bird flu scare

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to hold a meeting of relevant departments today over Bird flu scare

06 Jan 2021, 9:54 AM

Maha: Thane's COVID-19 count rises by 379, death toll by 9

The COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra's Thane district has reached 2,44,950 with the addition of 379 new cases, an official said on Wednesday.


06 Jan 2021, 9:53 AM

Mizoram reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 4,247

At least 13 people, including two security personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram on Wednesday, raising the tally in the state to 4,247, a health department official said.

06 Jan 2021, 9:34 AM

India reports 18,088 new COVID-19 cases, 21,314 recoveries, and 264 deaths in last 24 hours

India reports 18,088 new COVID-19 cases, 21,314 recoveries, and 264 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,03,74,932 Active cases: 2,27,546 Total recoveries: 99,97,272 Death toll: 1,50,114


06 Jan 2021, 9:30 AM

Sensex jumps 113.07 points to 48,550.85 in opening session

Sensex jumps 113.07 points to 48,550.85 in opening session; Nifty rises 38.95 points to 14,238.45

06 Jan 2021, 9:30 AM

Skies turn dark in Delhi due to heavy clouds; heavy rainfall lashes the city


06 Jan 2021, 9:30 AM

CBI arrested three more persons, in connection with 2019 Pollachi sexual assault case

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested three more persons, in connection with the 2019 Pollachi sexual assault case

06 Jan 2021, 9:30 AM

Delhi: Rain lashes the national capital


06 Jan 2021, 9:29 AM

NCB has summoned actor Arjun Rampal's sister today, in connection with drugs case

Narcotics Control Bureau, Mumbai has summoned actor Arjun Rampal's sister today, in connection with a drugs case: NCB officer

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