The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued an alert for the formation of Cyclone Jawad, which may hit the coasts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on December 4 morning. The cyclone is likely to trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall in almost all the districts of south Bengal. Accordingly, the West Bengal government has issued warning to the farmers… Continue reading "Cyclone Jawad likely to hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast on 4 December: IMD"
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Strict norms for arriving international passengers, especially from ‘at-risk’ countries, have come into effect from Tuesday midnight and authorities are stepping their vigil for effective surveillance amid mounting concerns over the emergence of the coronavirus variant Omicron. While no cases of Omicron have been reported so far in India, the Union government has asked states and Union Territories to ensure… Continue reading "India’s new travel rules comes in to effect from today"
India saw a single-day rise of 8,318 new Covid infections taking the country’s tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,63,749, while the active cases have declined to 1,07,019, the lowest in 541 days, according to Union Health Ministry data updated today. The number of deaths has climbed to 4,67,933 with 465 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.… Continue reading "India reports 8,318 fresh coronavirus cases"
India logged 7,579 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,26,480, the lowest in 543 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The figure is the lowest reported since May last year. The country recorded 236 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic… Continue reading "India reports 7,579 fresh coronavirus cases"
The central government is not in favour of work-from-home for its employees, the Supreme Court was told today amid an escalating air quality crisis in Delhi and nearby cities, underling that it will “not be (of) much benefit and effect”. In its affidavit, the government said,”… In the recent past, several governmental functions were impacted due to COVID-19 pandemic for… Continue reading "Delhi pollution: Central government not in favour of WFH"
India cricket team all-rounder Hardik Pandya issued a statement on reports that claimed two wrist watches worth Rs 5 crore were seized from him at the Mumbai airport, saying he voluntarily went to Mumbai airport customs counter to declare the items brought by him and pay the requisite customs duty. Earlier, it was reported that his two luxury watches worth… Continue reading "Hardik Pandya issues clarification on customs row"
Russian President Vladimir Putin most likely will be visiting India in the first week of December, with the expected date being 6th December for the annual summit between the two countries. The one-day visit to Delhi will see the Russian President holding talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A number of agreements are expected to be signed during the… Continue reading "Russian President Vladimir Putin likely to visit India in first week of December"
The Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested five jail officials in connection with the ₹ 200 crore extortion case involving conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar. According to the police, the arrested jail officials have been identified as Sunil Kumar, Sunder Bora, Mahendra Prasad, Laxmi Dutt and Prakash Chand. Speaking to ANI, Additional Commissioner of Police (CP) EOW RK Singh said that the… Continue reading "Five jail officials arrested in connection with Rs 200 crore extortion case"
India today logged 12,729 cases, which is 1.2 per cent lower than yesterday’s numbers (12,885). The country also reported 221 death over the last 24 hours. The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 28 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 131 consecutive days now. The daily positivity rate… Continue reading "India reports 12,729 fresh coronavirus cases"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that India cannot ignore the neglect of climate finance, and called on developed nations to set a target of providing at least one per cent of their GDP for financing green projects in the developing world. Addressing the G20 Summit Session on ‘Climate Change and Environment’, PM Modi said that by forgetting climate justice,… Continue reading "India cannot ignore the neglect of climate finance: Modi"