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Jan 01, 2022 01:49 PM IST
India opened Sainik Schools to women in 2021: Modi
Sainik Schools in India also began accepting women candidates in 2021, PM Modi said.
“Last year, India opened the doors of the National Defense Academy to women and also started an effort to increase the age of marriage of daughters from 18 to 21 years i.e. equal to that of sons,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:46 PM IST
UPI transactions in 2021 topped ₹70 lakh crore; over 50,000 start-ups working today: Modi
During his speech, Modi said that transactions worth ₹70 lakh crore were done through UPI in 2021 in the country. Also, more than 50,000 start-ups are working in the country currently . More than 10,000 of them started working in the last 6 months, Modi noted.
Jan 01, 2022 01:44 PM IST
Economy growing at over 8%; GST collection, forex reserves, foreign investments at record level: Modi
PM Modi said that the growth rate of the country’s economy was over 8%.
Foreign investments, forex reserves and GST collections were also at record levels, he added.
Jan 01, 2022 01:41 PM IST
‘Time to start new vibrant journey’: PM Modi on completion of 75 years of Independence in 2022
PM Modi said that it is time to start a “new vibrant journey” of the country’s resolves in the year India will complete 75 years of independence.
“Today, as we enter the new year, taking inspiration from our efforts of the past year, we have to move towards new resolutions. This year, we will complete 75 years of our Independence. This is the time to start a new vibrant journey of the country’s resolves, to move forward with renewed vigour,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 01:18 PM IST
Police say 2 injured, several missing after landslide in mining quarry in Haryana, reports ANI
Two injured and several missing. More details are awaited: Haryana Police
— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2022
Following a landslide in a mining quarry in Bhiwani, Haryana, state police said that two people were missing and several others were injured, reports ANI.
Jan 01, 2022 12:49 PM IST
PM Modi transfers ₹20,000 crore to over 10 crore farmer families under PM-KISAN
PM Modi transferred ₹20,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families under the PM-KISAN scheme.
Jan 01, 2022 12:00 PM IST
Vaishno Devi stampede: 15 injured brought to hospital, 4 in ICU, says doctor
Following the stampede at Vaishno Devi shrine, 15 injured people were brought to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital. Of the injured, four were admitted to the ICU, reports ANI citing Dr JP Singh, a neurosurgeon at the hospital.
“11 people were stable, out of which three to four people were discharged after first aid. Around five are still under treatment,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 11:56 AM IST
Delhi’s Covid-19 positivity at 2.44%, cases rapidly increasing: Satyendar Jain
Delhi reported 1,796 #COVID19 cases yesterday. The positivity rate is at 2.44%. No Covid1-19 deaths were reported yesterday. However, the number of cases is rapidly increasing: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain pic.twitter.com/iU1Watj4Kp
— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2022
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said that the number of Covid-19 cases is rapidly increasing in the national capital and the positivity rate was at 2.44%, reports ANI.
Jan 01, 2022 10:38 AM IST
10 ministers, over 20 MLAs test Covid-19 positive in Maharashtra: Deputy CM
Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar said that 10 ministers and over 20 MLAs tested Covid-19 positive in the state, reports ANI.
Jan 01, 2022 09:57 AM IST
PAGD leaders under house arrest ahead of protest against: Alliance spokesperson
PAGD leaders have been placed under house arrest ahead of their march to protest against the recommendations of Delimitation Commission, reports PTI citing a spokesperson of the alliance.
Jan 01, 2022 09:41 AM IST
India reports 22,775 new Covid-19 cases, Omicron tally at 1,431
With 22,775 new Covid-19 cases, the total caseload reached 3,48,61,579. Also, 406 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. Active caseload went past the 100,000-mark again and stood at 104,781.
The Omicron tally stood at 1,431, according to the latest data from the health ministry.
Jan 01, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Union ministers express grief over Vaishno Devi stampede, Jitendra Singh to visit Katra
Union ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh expressed grief over the deaths at Vaishno Devi shrine due to a stampede and Jitendra Singh said that he would Katra to assess the situation.
Jan 01, 2022 07:49 AM IST
Vaishno Devi stampede: J&K admin announces ex-gratia of ₹10 lakh to those dead
Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha announced an ex-gratia of Rs10 lakh each to the families of those who lost their lives after the stampede at Vaishno Devi. He also said ₹2 lakh would be given to the injured. Shrine board will bear the cost of the treatment of injured, he added.
Jan 01, 2022 07:23 AM IST
12 dead, 13 injured in stampede at Vaishno Devi: J&K Police
As many as 12 people died and 13 others were injured in the stampede at Vaishno Devi shrine, reports ANI citing Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh.
“The incident occurred around 2.45 am, and as per initial reports, an argument broke out which resulted in people pushing each other, followed by stampede,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 07:18 AM IST
Vaishno Devi stampede: PM announces ₹2 lakh ex-gratia to families of those dead, ₹50,000 to injured
PM Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each to the families of those who lost their lives at the stampede at Vaishno Devi shrine. Also, ₹50,000 would be given to those injured, he said. The amount would be given from the PMNRF.
Jan 01, 2022 07:15 AM IST
‘Extremely saddened’ says PM Modi on deaths due to stampede at Vaishno Devi
PM Modi said that he took stock of the situation at Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, where at least 12 people died due to a stampede earlier today.
“Extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to a stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon. Spoke to JK LG Shri @manojsinha_Ji, Ministers Shri @DrJitendraSingh Ji, @nityanandraibjp Ji and took stock of the situation,” Modi tweeted.
Jan 01, 2022 07:12 AM IST
PM Modi wishes ‘abundance of joy and good health’ in New Year greetings
May this year bring abundance of joy and good health in everyone’s lives.
May we keep scaling new heights of progress and prosperity, and work even harder to fulfil the dreams of our great freedom fighters. pic.twitter.com/dHoaD4tbpk
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 1, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the country on New Year 2022. “Happy 2022! May this year bring abundance of joy and good health in everyone’s lives. May we keep scaling new heights of progress and prosperity, and work even harder to fulfil the dreams of our great freedom fighters,” he tweeted.
Jan 01, 2022 07:05 AM IST
Update: 12 dead in stampede at J&K’s Vaishno Devi shrine
At least 12 people died in the stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, reports ANI citing block medical officer Gopal Dutt. “Casualties from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and 1 from J&K. More details awaited. Injured being taken to Naraina Hospital after rescue,” he said.
Jan 01, 2022 07:03 AM IST
At least 6 people dead in stampede at J&K’s Vaishno Devi shrine
At least six people died after a stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan, reports ANI citing officials.
“Exact number not there yet. Their post mortem will be done. Injured being taken to Naraina hospital, total number of injured not confirmed either,” said Dr Gopal Dutt, block medical officer, Community Health Centre..
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Published on Jan 01, 2022 01:35 PM IST
No official reason has been given by the authorities so far for the landslide. This is the second tragedy on the first day of the new year after a stampede at Vaishno Devi, in which 12 people were killed.
Published on Jan 01, 2022 01:25 PM IST
Mayawati speaks in regards to UP, Uttarakhand and Punjab as she comments on ‘anti-people’ parties saying “The rallies that they hold are out of Central fund which comes from common people’s taxes. My party cannot afford such big election rallies even if we want to. BSP is a poor man’s party which consists of people like laborers”
Published on Jan 01, 2022 12:59 PM IST
“Of course, we are not able to enjoy it in the same way we used to do it earlier. But this is important for our own lives, so we are happy with it,” a local of Gurugram commented on heightened Covid-19 restrictions this New Year.
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 12:55 PM IST
The RBI has notified the changes from January 1, 2022, citing the increasing cost of ATM deployment and expenses towards ATM maintenance incurred by banks or white-label ATM operators.
Published on Jan 01, 2022 11:37 AM IST
- According to news agency ANI, an amount of over ₹1.6 lakh crore has been transferred to farmer families so far under this scheme.
Published on Jan 01, 2022 11:32 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
The 19 kg commercial cylinder will cost ₹1998.50 in Delhi from today. It will provide some relief to restaurants, eateries and tea stalls etc which constitute the largest user segment of the 19 kg cylinder.
Omicron has led to a surge in the number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases across the world and in India. On Friday, the last day of 2021, Delhi recorded 1,796 new cases of Covid-19 whereas Maharashtra saw its tally jump by a staggering 8,067.
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 10:18 AM IST
Vaishno Devi stampede: The Centre has instructed authorities in the union territory to provide better treatment to the injured and move them immediately to a hospital with best facilities if necessary.
Published on Jan 01, 2022 10:04 AM IST
- The Centre has instructed the union territory authorities to provide better treatment to the injured and move them immediately to a hospital with best facilities if necessary.
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 10:59 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Katra
Assam health minister Keshav Mahanta said special camps will be set up in schools and junior colleges across the state to vaccinate students in the 15-18 age group
Published on Jan 01, 2022 09:58 AM IST
A statement by the Assam Congress said Raha MLA Sashi Kanta Das has been suspended for repeatedly violating party discipline and indulging in anti-party activities.
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 09:46 AM IST
The pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi shrine, which was briefly stopped after the stampede, has now resumed. The cave shrine is situated at an altitude of 5,200 feet in the Reasi district and generally attracts close to a million devotees every year.
Published on Jan 01, 2022 09:21 AM IST