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Jan 02, 2022 02:50 PM IST
‘Need to develop a new thought’: Modi’s pitch for bolstering sports infrastructure
PM Modi said that a new thought should be developed towards sports and a sports friendly ecosystem. “Khelo India scheme helps in recognizing young talents. In previous Olympics and paralympics players won many medals and It was awakening of India in sports,” he said.
He also alleged that the previous governments did not give due recognition to sports. “Discrimination and no transparency was common in sports in previous government. Players talents were neglected, we reformed to revive hounour of sports,” he said.
Jan 02, 2022 02:25 PM IST
5 lakh to be given to next of kin who died at Vaishno Devi stampede
With 2 lakh already promised to the injured in the stampede, an additional 5 lakh would be given to the next of kin who lost their lives at Mata Vaishno Devi, announced LG Jammu & Kashmir Manoj Sinha.
Jan 02, 2022 02:13 PM IST
PM Modi lays foundation stone of UP’s first sports university in Meerut
PM Modi has laid the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut. It will be furnished with various state-of-the-art amenities including hockey, football, volleyball and many more.
Jan 02, 2022 01:39 PM IST
PM Modi inspects exhibition of sports goods in Meerut
PM Modi inspects exhibition of sports goods in Meerut along with chief minister Yogi Adityanath, governor Anandiben Patel and deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. He will lay the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in the city shortly.
Jan 02, 2022 01:16 PM IST
Covid-19 cases rising in Raigarh & Raipur, don’t panic: Chhattisgarh CM
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday urged people not to panic as he asserted that Covid-19 cases are rising in a few cities including Raigarh and Raipur.
“Since many samples have been sent to our genome sequencing centre at Odisha for Omicron, it’s taking some time. No need to panic, all arrangements done by state govt,” news agency ANI reports Baghel as saying.
Jan 02, 2022 12:16 PM IST
Delhi may see 3,100 new Covid cases, but no need to panic, says CM Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the city is expected to see 3,100 new Covid-19 cases during the day, but added people don’t to panic.
“Covid-19 cases are increasing rapidly in Delhi, but there is no need to panic. Currently, the active cases in the city are 6360. Today, 3100 new cases expected to be reported today. Only 246 hospital beds were occupied y’day. All cases are mild & asymptomatic,” he said while addressing the media.
Jan 02, 2022 11:49 AM IST
Fire breaks out in South African parliament in Cape Town, reports AFP
A fire broke out Sunday in the South African parliament building in Cape Town, reports news agency AFP. Firefighters were present at the building as large flames and a huge column of smoke were seen at around 0530 GMT.
Jan 02, 2022 11:46 AM IST
PM Modi arrives in Meerut, offers prayers at Augurnath temple
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Augurnath temple in Meerut, UP
He is accompanied by Governor Anandiben Patel and CM Yogi Adityanath
Later, PM will lay the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut
(Source: DD) pic.twitter.com/LJdLxtZrBI
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) January 2, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Augurnath temple in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. He was accompanied by governor Anandiben Patel and chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
Modi will lay the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut shortly.
Jan 02, 2022 11:27 AM IST
SpiceJet flight takes off without ATC’s clearance, probe initiated
A Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight took off from Gujarat’s Rajkot last week without the mandatory take-off permission from Air Traffic Control (ATC) Rajkot, reports news agency ANI. India’s aviation watchdog, the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has launched a probe into the incident against SpiceJet pilots.
Jan 02, 2022 10:22 AM IST
5-member SIT formed to probe Dharma Sansad hate speech case in Haridwar, reports ANI
A 5-member SIT has been constituted under an SP-level officer to probe the matter of the Dharma Sansad hate speech case in Haridwar, news agency ANI quoted Garhwal’s deputy inspector general of police Karan Singh Nagnyal as saying.
The cop added that a legal action will be taken against those who are found guilty.
Jan 02, 2022 09:37 AM IST
India reports 27,533 fresh Covid cases, 284 deaths; active cases at 1,22,801
India reported 27,533 fresh Covid-19 cases and 284 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to Union health ministry data. The active cases in the country stand at 1,22,801.
The national Omicron tally has reached 1,525.
Jan 02, 2022 09:15 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal to address media on Covid-19 situation today, reports ANI
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to address the media on Sunday on the Covid-19 situation in the city, reports news agency ANI.
Jan 02, 2022 09:07 AM IST
New Covid-19 cases in Australia dip, but hospitalisations rise: Report
New Australian Covid-19 cases dipped on Sunday as testing slowed over a holiday weekend, but remained well over 30,000 and hospitalisations rose further in New South Wales as concerns grow about potential strains on the national health system, reported Reuters.
Jan 02, 2022 07:50 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal to address rally in Lucknow today
Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally at Lucknow’s Smriti Upvan Maidan on Sunday afternoon. Read more
Jan 02, 2022 06:25 AM IST
J&K to get 5 new police stations, 310 posts of various ranks to be created
The Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir is set to get five new police stations after the government on Saturday sanctioned their establishment. The five new police stations will be in Srinagar and Budgam districts. Read more
Jan 02, 2022 06:22 AM IST
PM to lay foundation of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, around 1pm on Sunday. Read more
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- Over these last 12 months, Delhi police came up with different theories that had connections with the farm protests, which they said were “unearthed” during “investigations”
Published on Jan 02, 2022 02:37 PM IST
After a Delhi-based journalist filed a complaint with the Delhi Police against a questionable website for uploading her doctored photos, several politicians condemned it. The Delhi Police registered an FIR on Saturday night.
Published on Jan 02, 2022 02:35 PM IST
The Major Dhyan Chand Sports University has been planned with all the modern, state-of-the-art sports infrastructure – including a synthetic hockey ground, football ground, separate grounds for basketball, volleyball, handball, and kabaddi.
Updated on Jan 02, 2022 02:43 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The police said that they were involved in a dispute at the dormitory in Woodlands Industrial Park.
Published on Jan 02, 2022 01:29 PM IST
States across India are confronting cold winter waves. Delhi, J&K and Himachal Pradesh recorded markedly low temperatures today.
Updated on Jan 02, 2022 01:23 PM IST
Written by Vanshika lohia | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Published on Jan 02, 2022 12:58 PM IST
Omicron: Over 20,000 primary schools in Odisha were scheduled to reopen for physical classes on January 3, followed by another 3,093 schools on January 10.
Published on Jan 02, 2022 12:39 PM IST
- On January 1, Delhi recorded a huge surge of 2,716 fresh Covid-19 cases, a spike of 920 infections when compared to the previous day’s tally of 1,796.
Updated on Jan 02, 2022 01:01 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
- India’s total caseload of the Covid-19 infections have surged to 3,48,89,132, with active cases comprising less than 1 per cent (0.35) of the total cases, the ministry said.
Updated on Jan 02, 2022 10:50 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi