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Jan 19, 2022 11:41 AM IST
Antony Blinken arrives in Ukraine as US-Russia tensions escalate
Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Ukraine on Wednesday and will meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia.
Jan 19, 2022 11:29 AM IST
SC summons Andhra Pradesh, Bihar for non-payment of ex-gratia to kin of Covid victims
The Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned the chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar for the non-payment of ex-gratia to the families of Covid-19 victims despite earlier orders, according to news agency ANI.
The apex court has asked the chief secretaries of both states to be present in a virtual hearing at 2pm.
Jan 19, 2022 10:58 AM IST
Over 158.46 crore vaccine doses provided to states/UTs, says Govt
More than 158.46 crore #COVID19 vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs; over 12.84 crore balance & unutilized vaccine doses are still available with States/UTs to be administered: Union Health Ministry
— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2022
The Union health ministry said on Wednesday that more 158.46 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs till now.
Jan 19, 2022 10:57 AM IST
Mulayam Singh’s daughter-in-law Aparna joins BJP
Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav on Wednesday joined the BJP, weeks ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh
Jan 19, 2022 10:18 AM IST
Germany’s daily Covid-19 tally tops 1,00,000
Daily cases in Germany crosses the 1,00,000 mark in the last 24 hours, news agency AFP reported on Wednesday citing the country’s health authorities.
Jan 19, 2022 09:27 AM IST
India reports 2,82,970 new Covid cases, 441 deaths in last 24 hours
India reports 2,82,970 Covid cases and 441 deaths in the olast 24 hours.
Active case: 18,31,000
Daily positivity rate: 15.13%
Jan 19, 2022 09:14 AM IST
Lok Sabha seeks reports on economic use of paper
The Lok Sabha secretariat last week asked its branches to furnish quarterly reports on the economic use of paper as Parliament seeks to go greener. Read More
Jan 19, 2022 07:38 AM IST
28 Mumbai police personnel test positive for Covid-19 in last 24-hours
Mumbai Police says 28 of its personnel tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of active cases in the force to 1,273.
Jan 19, 2022 07:04 AM IST
China nears completion of key bridge across Pangong
A bridge being built by China across the Pangong lake in an area claimed by India is expected to be completed in a few months and will give the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) an edge in speedily moving troops between several locations. Read More
Jan 19, 2022 06:38 AM IST
Covid 3rd wave: India unlikely to cross 4 lakh cases per day, scientists project
The latest analysis of the Covid-19 situation by scientists reveals that the overall peak of the third wave in India will arrive on January 23 but the daily case is unlikely to cross 4 lakh. Delhi, Mumbai have already reached their peak earlier in the second week of January, the Sutra model of Covid tracker said. Read More
Jan 19, 2022 05:53 AM IST
No foreign chief guest at R-Day as Covid-19 surges
The Republic Day celebrations on January 26 will go ahead without any foreign leader as a chief guest, the second year in a row that India’s signature event has been affected by the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
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A new app has been created for lawmakers to submit online notices and upload questions for the Question Hour, etc
Published on Jan 19, 2022 08:35 AM IST
The rolling out of the 5G technology in the runway could interfere with some sensitive instruments of the aircraft, the airlines apprehend while the US telecom companies are reiterating that they have already implemented the technology elsewhere with no damage.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 05:37 AM IST
“Medical practitioners, being proficient in both clinical and public health fields, should exercise utmost care and caution while communicating with public on Covid 19,” the statement added.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 01:20 AM IST
In 2021, the Bengaluru police had arrested 5,644 drug peddlers in 4,275 cases and seized drugs worth around ₹59 crores.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 01:15 AM IST
The Karnataka government has tried to keep the proposed investment under wraps as they believed too much coverage on the issue would adversely impact any plans by the company.
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 01:11 AM IST
Masks and social distancing have been described by many medical experts as the best way to keep safe as it reduces the risk significantly.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 01:08 AM IST
Around 11 other personnel have sustained injuries and were admitted to the Naval hospital, their condition are stable as of now, said Navy official.
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 05:06 AM IST