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Dec 14, 2021 07:24 PM IST
8 more Omicron cases in Maharashtra
Eight new Omicron variant cases detected in Maharashtra, of which seven are from Mumbai. One is from Vasai-Virar. None of the infected persons have any international travel history. State’s tally rises to 28: Maharashtra health department
Dec 14, 2021 07:10 PM IST
Uttarakhand health minister injured in accident
Dhan Singh Rawat receives minor injuries after car meets with an accident while going from Thalisain to Dehradun.
Dec 14, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Tamil Nadu, Telangana CMs meet in Chennai
Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin and Telangana counterpart K Chandrashekar Rao meet at former’s residence in Chennai.
Dec 14, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Group Captain Varun Singh ‘critical’ but ‘stable’: IAF
Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the December 8 chopper crash, continues to be critical but stable. He is on life support system in Bengaluru Command Hospital: Indian Air Force (IAF)
Dec 14, 2021 05:52 PM IST
Positive result confirmed for anti-Covid pill: Pfizer
Pfizer says study confirms positive results for anti-Covid pill.
Dec 14, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Pre-booking RT-PCR tests compulsory from December 20 for 6 airports, says Centre
Starting December 20, all international travelers from ‘at-risk’ countries, arriving at airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad will have to compulsorily pre-book an RT-PCR test: Ministry of civil aviation.
Dec 14, 2021 05:09 PM IST
FIR against Sanjay Raut: Shiv Sena MPs meet Delhi Police chief
Shiv Sena MPs meet Delhi Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana in connection with the withdrawal of the FIR against party leader and MP Sanjay Raut.
Dec 14, 2021 04:46 PM IST
2nd Omicron case in China
China confirms its second case of Omicron, a 67-year-old man who tested positive after more than two weeks of quarantine.
Dec 14, 2021 04:33 PM IST
Iraq hangs three over ‘terrorism’ charges
Three hanged in Iraq over ‘terrorism’ charges, reports AFP citing security sources.
Dec 14, 2021 04:19 PM IST
Nirav Modi extradition: UK court begins hearing
UK High Court begins hearing fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s appeal against extradition to India.
Dec 14, 2021 04:06 PM IST
Anil Deshmukh’s judicial custody extended till December 27
Judicial custody of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh extended till December 27 in the ₹100 crore extortion case. Deshmukh is currently lodged in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail.
Dec 14, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Bihar CM says state ‘highly alert’ over Omicron threat
“We are highly alert in view of the Omicron threat. Till now, over 9 crore Covid-19 vaccinations have been done in Bihar. We will achieve 100% vaccination soon,” says chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Dec 14, 2021 02:51 PM IST
UN accuses Taliban of ‘at least’ 72 extrajudicial killings
United Nations accuses Taliban of being behind ‘at least’ 72 extrajudicial killings in Afghanistan.
Dec 14, 2021 02:19 PM IST
Can win 400 seats in Uttar Pradesh, reiterates Akhilesh Yadav
If all of us come together, it is possible to convince the people of Uttar Pradesh and win 400 seats: Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief and former UP CM
Dec 14, 2021 01:39 PM IST
‘Democracy being killed’: Rahul Gandhi
Oppn not being allowed to raise issues in Parliament. Democracy being killed, says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
Dec 14, 2021 01:25 PM IST
Delhi reports 4 more cases of Omicron, tally rises to 6
Delhi has detected 4 new cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, taking the total number of such infections to 6 in the national capital, health minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.
“Of the 6 cases, 1 patient has been discharged from the hospital. Currently, 35 Covid positive patients and 3 suspected cases are admitted to the LNJP Hospital,” Jain was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Dec 14, 2021 11:02 AM IST
SC allows Centre to build all-weather roads as part of Char Dham project
The Supreme Court allows Centre to build all-weather roads, including strategic feeders leading to China border, as part of Char Dham project.
Dec 14, 2021 10:49 AM IST
PM Modi chairs meeting with CMs of BJP ruled states in Varanasi
PM Narendra Modi is chairing a meeting with the chief ministers of BJP-ruled states in Varanasi. BJP chief JP Nadda, secretary organisation and some office bearers of UP BJP and BJP Kashi region are also present in the meeting.
Dec 14, 2021 10:39 AM IST
UK-India are natural partners: UK PM
With shared culture of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, UK-India are natural partners, says UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Global Tech Summit.
Dec 14, 2021 09:30 AM IST
With 5,784 new cases, India’s daily Covid-19 tally sees 21.3% fall, 252 new deaths recorded
India records 5,784 new cases in the last 24 hours, a fall of 21.3% from yesterday, according to the Union health ministry data. The death toll saw jump of 252 related fatalities.
Dec 14, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
Earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck 95 km north of Maumere, Indonesia today: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Dec 14, 2021 09:12 AM IST
‘Hope SAD-BSP alliance comes to power in Punjab’: Mayawati
I hope that the alliance of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will come to power in Punjab with the full majority in the next Assembly elections, under the leadership of Sukhbir Singh Badal, says BSP chief Mayawati, reports ANI.
Dec 14, 2021 08:53 AM IST
2 new Omicron cases in Maharashtra, 1 in Gujarat; country’s tally climbs to 41
Maharashtra has said two more fully vaccinated people were found infected with Omicron and a man tested positive for the latest variant of the coronavirus in Gujarat, taking the tally in the country of such cases to 41 on Monday. Read More
Dec 14, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Opposition to hit the streets over MPs’ suspension
More than 18 Opposition parties have planned a march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk to protest against the suspension of 12 lawmakers from the Rajya Sabha — an issue that has already triggered daily protests inside and outside the Upper House since past two weeks. Read More
Dec 14, 2021 07:04 AM IST
Delhi Air Quality Index in ‘very poor’ category
Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 328 (overall) in the ‘very poor’ category, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India
Dec 14, 2021 06:45 AM IST
Modi inspects key developmental projects in Kashi after midnight
After 12.30 in the night, PM Modi along with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath revisited Kashi Vishwanath Temple. He walked from Godaulia intersection to Kashi Vishwanath Temple. PM Modi also visited Banaras railway station and inspected it. Before that, he took stock of various developmental works
The Prime Minister is on two-day visit to Varanasi.
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Explained: What two important bills to regulate surrogacy and ART mean for India
Both bills aim to regulate an industry that has mushroomed across the country, fuelled by rising cases of infertility and single urban people wanting to have children, with hardly any checks and balances
Published on Dec 14, 2021 07:51 PM IST
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High court orders Odisha government to put off state film awards, review entries
The Orissa high court order came on a petition alleging that two films selected for the Odisha state film awards, Khushi and ‘Golmaal Love, did not meet the criteria listed by the film award rules
Published on Dec 14, 2021 06:51 PM IST
‘Give us refugee status or deport us to Myanmar’: Rohingya lodged in Assam jail
Ten Rohingya, who belong to two related families, were arrested for entering India without valid documents and have been lodged in Tezpur jail in Assam for several years
Published on Dec 14, 2021 05:34 PM IST
IndiGo baggage handler dozes off in plane’s cargo area, reaches Abu Dhabi
Aviation regulator DGCA said the IndiGo baggage handler was medically examined by authorities at Abu Dhabi and sent back as a passenger to Mumbai on the return flight.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 05:04 PM IST
Kashi’s development ensures automatic roadmap for India: PM Modi
The PM said that while he lives in Delhi, he tries to ensure that the development of the temple town, also his parliamentary constituency, happens at a fast rate.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 05:27 PM IST
Over 8.5 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in past 7 years till Sept 30: Govt
- Earlier, Union minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai had told the Parliament that 1,11,287 Indian nationals renounced their citizenship this year itself till September 20.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 04:07 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi