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Jan 05, 2022 03:49 PM IST
‘Thank your CM’: PM Modi
“Thank your chief minister I was able to make it alive to Bhatinda airport,” PM Modi tells officials at Bhatinda airport.
Jan 05, 2022 03:15 PM IST
BJP chief Nadda cancels Bengal visit
In view of the evolving Covid-19 situation and rising number of new cases in Kolkata, BJP national president JP Nadda’s scheduled visit to West Bengal on January 9-10 stands postponed, says the party’s state unit.
Jan 05, 2022 02:34 PM IST
PM Modi’s Ferozepur rally cancelled
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Ferozepur in poll-bound Punjab cancelled.
Jan 05, 2022 01:50 PM IST
Gujarat HC bans entry of general public into its premises amid rising Covid-19 cases
The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday banned the entry of general public into its premises and made it mandatory for ‘party-in-person’ to produce negative Covid-19 certificate not older than 48 hours.
Jan 05, 2022 01:01 PM IST
PM Modi ro reach Ferozepur shortly
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects in Punjab’s Ferozepur shortly. He is expected to reach Ferozepur from Bathinda airport in 30 minutes.
Jan 05, 2022 12:32 PM IST
Congress postpones women’s marathon across UP amid Covid spread
The Congress on Wednesday postponed its women’s marathon, titled ‘Ladki Hun Lad Sakti Hun’ across Uttar Pradesh in view of a rise in Covid-19 cases. Read more
Jan 05, 2022 12:28 PM IST
3rd wave has hit Delhi, 10,000 new cases expected today, says Jain
Delhi is likely to report as many as 10,000 Covid-19 infections on Wednesday, said city health minister Satyendar Jain, adding that the national capital’s daily positivity rate will inch closer to 10 per cent. Read more
Jan 05, 2022 11:53 AM IST
13 fishermen from Tamil Nadu detained in Sri Lanka being released, confirms India
Sri Lanka is releasing 13 Indian fishermen: High Commission of India in Colombo
Jan 05, 2022 11:22 AM IST
60 BEST employees test positive for Covid-19
As many as 60 employees of BEST have tested positive for the Covid-19 disease in Mumbai, reports ANI.
Jan 05, 2022 11:11 AM IST
China reports major fall in virus cases in locked-down Xi’an, reports AP
China on Wednesday reported a major drop in local Covid-19 infections in the northern city of Xi’an, which has been under a tight lockdown for the past two weeks, reports news agency AP.
Jan 05, 2022 10:10 AM IST
Mumbai Police arrest one more student in ‘Bulli Bai’ app case
Mumbai Police has arrested one more student in ‘Bulli Bai’ app case. The accused has been identified as Mayank Rawal.
This is the second arrest from Uttarakhand while third in connection with the ongoing investigation into the ‘Bulli Bai’ app where images of Muslim women were posted in an attempt to “auction” them.
Jan 05, 2022 09:54 AM IST
Ajit Pawar chairs meeting on rising Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra
Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar is charing a meeting with health minister Rajesh Tope and senior government officers in Mumbai amid rising Covid-19 cases in the state, reports news agency ANI.
Jan 05, 2022 09:26 AM IST
India records 58,097 new Covid-19 infections, over 500 deaths in 24 hours
India reported 58,097 new Covid-19 cases and 534 deaths in the past 24 hours. With this, the total tally of Coronavirus infections in the country reached 3,50,18,358.
As many as 15,389 people recovered from the viral infection in the same time span.
Check Covid-19 status in India:
Daily positivity rate: 4.18%
Active cases: 2,14,004
Total recoveries: 3,43,21,803
Death toll: 4,82,551
Total vaccination: 147.72 crore doses
Jan 05, 2022 08:47 AM IST
3 JeM terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama
Three JeM terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Chandgam, Pulwama. One of them is a Pakistani national. Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including 2 M-4 carbines & 1 AK series rifle recovered: Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir
Jan 05, 2022 08:22 AM IST
Rains likely in Delhi-NCR in next 2 hours, says IMD
The Indian Meterological Department (IMD) has forcast light to moderate-intensity rain in adjoining areas of Delhi-NCR (Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar) during the next 2 hours, reports news agency ANI.
Jan 05, 2022 07:36 AM IST
Election Commission to hold virtual meet with top officials in Manipur to take stock of poll preparedness
The Election Commission has convened a virtual meeting with top officials and representatives of political parties from Manipur on Wednesday ahead of the assembly elections due this year. Read more
Jan 05, 2022 06:32 AM IST
Flights from Mumbai, Delhi can reach Bengal thrice a week from today as Covid-19 curbs begin
The recently announced restrictions by the West Bengal government limiting the number of domestic flights from Delhi and Mumbai will come into force from Wednesday (January 5) onwards. Read more
Jan 05, 2022 06:29 AM IST
PM Modi to visit Punjab’s Ferozepur today, launch projects worth ₹42,750 crore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth more than ₹42,750 crore, in Punjab’s Ferozepur, on Wednesday. Read more
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21 MBBS students test Covid positive in Karnataka
According to college authorities, random tests were conducted among 250 students staying at a hostel, who were exposed to the virus.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 03:25 PM IST
Omicron hits Meghalaya just a day after CM Conrad Sangma hails clean slate
All five Omicron-infected persons were coping well, the state’s chief medic said on Tuesday. Four of them were hospitalised while one person, who hails from Assam, left Shillong
Published on Jan 05, 2022 03:22 PM IST
BJP chief blasts Channi govt after PM’s rally cancelled over ‘security lapse’
- BJP chief JP Nadda alleged that the Punjab government tried “all possible tricks” to scuttle the prime minister’s programme “fearing a resounding defeat” in the upcoming Assembly elections.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 03:19 PM IST
India crosses 1 crore vaccination milestone for children aged 15-18
- The milestone was achieved on the third day of the vaccination drive for children, which opened up on January 3.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 02:51 PM IST
Odisha reports five-month high of 1,216 Covid cases
India’s active Covid count is 214004, which is witnessing a steady rise daily. In the east, Odisha has reported a five-month high of 1216 Covid positive cases on a single day.
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 02:29 PM IST
Written by Vanshika Lohia | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Yogi Adityanath slams previous governments, says now all crimes are curbed in UP
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath calls out previous governments for their incapability of maintaining law and order. He says, today, UP is the best state having no form of crime.
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 01:59 PM IST
Heavy snowfall affects air traffic from Srinagar, 8 flights cancelled
The suspension of air traffic has resulted in hundreds of tourists getting stranded in the Valley. Officials in the tourism department said that a good number of tourists had arrived in Kashmir for celebrating New Year and were planning to return home now.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 01:48 PM IST
India’s Omicron tally rises to 2,135 amid Covid spread, check full list here
- India on Wednesday logged as many as 58,097 new Covid-19 cases and over 500 deaths due to the virus as the country saw a spike in the daily caseload for the eighth straight day.
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 02:50 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Rajnath Singh briefed by team that probed CDS Bipin Rawat’s helicopter crash
The investigation team has completed its probe into the December 8 crash of the Russian-origin Mi-17V5 helicopter near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu, people familiar with the matter said
Published on Jan 05, 2022 01:20 PM IST
News updates from HT: Five ministers in Bihar cabinet test Covid positive
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Published on Jan 05, 2022 01:01 PM IST
Maharashtra Police take custody of Kalicharan Maharaj
According to reports, the seer will face charges for making disparaging remarks about Mahatma Gandhi and conveying hate speech.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 11:57 AM IST
Written by Vanshika Lohia | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi