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  • 18:03

  • 25-11-2021

  • 17:51

    Anna Hazare admitted to Ruby Hospital in Pune following chest pain

    Anna Hazare was admitted to Ruby Hospital in Pune following chest pain. According to reports, he is likely to undergo angiography.

  • 17:36

    South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant in small numbers

    South African scientists have detected a new Covid-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Thursday.

  • 17:35

    The NationaI Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted searches at five locations in Kashmir in its ongoing probe in the Al-Qaeda case of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

  • 17:03

  • 16:50

    Maharashtra schools from classes 1-4 in rural and 1-7 in urban areas to reopen from Dec 1

    "After discussing with CM, cabinet and paediatric task force, state cabinet has decided to re-open schools from class 1 to 4 in rural areas and class 1 to 7 in urban areas from December 1. We are committed to safe resumption of schools," Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said. (ANI)

  • 16:38

    "Without peace, development suffers and lack of development creates fertile ground for violence and instability," Vice PresidentM Venkaiah Naidu said while addressing the first plenary session of the 13th ASEM Summit virtually from New Delhi. (PIB)

  • 16:36

    60 students of SDM college in Dharwad test Covid positive

    "60 students of SDM College of Medical Sciences in Dharwad in Karnataka have tested positive for Covid-19. Test reports of another 100 students are awaited. Two hostels of the college have been sealed," said District Collector Nitish Patil. (ANI)

  • 16:08

    People carry flags and banners as they take part in a protest of German trade union Verdi, in Berlin. (Reuters Photo)

  • 15:54

    Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin writes to Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia requesting him to make a temporary air transport bubble agreement with Singapore and Malaysia to facilitate the movement of Tamils with permanent residentship of these countries. (ANI)

  • 15:44

    Coal mine fire in Russia's Siberia kills 11, dozens trapped

    A fire at a coal mine in Russia's Siberia killed 11 people and injured more than 40 others on Thursday, with dozens of others still trapped, authorities said.

    The blaze took place in the Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia. Russia's state Tass news agency reported, citing an unnamed emergency official, that coal dust caught fire, and that smoke quickly filled the Litsvyazhnaya mine through the ventilation system.

    A total of 285 people were in the mine at the time of the incident — 239 of them have been evacuated and 46 other miners are still trapped underground, Kemerovo Governor Sergei Tsivilyov said on his page on the messaging app Telegram. (AP)

  • 15:42

    In this image made from aerial video, smoke rises from burning buildings during a protest in the capital of Honiara, Solomon Islands, on November 25. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a lockdown after about 1,000 people took to the streets in the capital for a second day, demanding his resignation over a host of domestic issues, according to local media reports. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • 14:56

    Noida International Airport at Jewar will become logistics gateway of northern India: PM Narendra Modi

  • 14:51

    It will benefit crores of people of Delhi-NCR, western UP: PM Modi after laying foundation stone for Noida International Airport in Jewar

    By last phase, Noida Airport will surpass Delhi's IGI Airport and become India's leading airport: Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

  • 14:49

    PM Modi inaugurates Jewar international airport

  • 13:49

    PM Modi reaches Jewar, Noida to inaugurate airport

  • 13:47

    Just In | Clashes erupt in Bhopal amid protests on the education policy: Reports

  • 13:30

    There is a need for a strong, pan-India, political alternative, and Congress has failed to respond to this call, Mukul Sangma says

    Mukul Sangma says leaving INC a 'conscious decision' and taken in the interest of 'duty and responsibility'

  • 12:34

    A fresh low-pressure area is likely to form over the south Andaman Sea around November 29

    It is likely to become more marked and move west­northwestwards during subsequent 48 hours: Regional Meteorological Department, Chennai

  • 12:33

    Abani Roy, former RSP MP, no more. cremation at 5 pm Delhi Lodhi crematorium

  • 12:04

    Actor Kangana Ranaut summoned by Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony over hateful posts

    Raghav Chaddha-led Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony summons actress Kangana Ranaut over hateful posts on social media. She has been asked to appear before the panel on Dec 6

  • 11:36

    Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh arrives in Mumbai

    Singh was declared as 'absconding' by a Mumbai court. He is facing extortion charges in several cases in Maharashtra.

  • 11:32

    Supreme Court directs MHA to provide two additional companies of Central Armed Police Forces to ensure free and fair civic polls in Tripura

    SC also asks Centre and Tripura govt to ensure necessary arrangements to ensure the safety of ballots and counting of votes.

  • 11:26

    Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls to be held on December 19

  • 11:25

    Congress in-charge of Meghalaya Manish Chatrath will visit Shillong today, after TMC claimed that 12 Congress MLAs from Meghalaya have joined the party.

    Track live updates on the Meghalaya situation here

  • 11:22

    We recently conducted a successful sea trial of INS Vikrant. We should be able to commission INS Vikrant by August 2022: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh in Mumbai

  • 10:21

    Amid accusations of political violence, civic polls to Tripura's 14 municipalities began on Thursday.

    TMC officials on Thursday claimed that a party worker was beaten up in ward number 5 in Agartala, the state capital.

  • 10:19

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the international airport at Jewar in Gautam Buddha Nagar on Thursday. This will be the fifth international airport in Uttar Pradesh on completion.

    The much-awaited project is being flagged off just weeks before schedule of the UP Assembly elections are announced.

    Modi had inaugurated the Kushinagar international airport on October 20. Another international airport is under construction in Ayodhya.

    The Jewar airport will be the second international airport to come up in Delhi-NCR after the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

  • 10:03

    24 medical students test positive for Covid-19 in Dharwad

    24 students studying at SDM Medical College at Sattur near Dharwad tested positive for Covid-19.

    40 medical students had been to a get-together and after returning they had given swab sample for testing.

  • 09:54

    INS Vela, the fourth Scorpene-class submarine, commissioned into the Indian Navy, in the presence of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, at the naval dockyard in Mumbai

  • 09:53

    One dead in a fire incident at a garment factor in Geeta colony area last night: Delhi Fire Service

  • 09:43

    Thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at a few places over Kanyakumari, Thirunelveli & Thoothukkudi districts&1-2 places over Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur,Thanjavur of TN, Puducherry within next 3 hrs

  • 09:41

    Tripura civic body polls: 785 candidates of various parties, including the BJP, the CPI-M-led Left, the Trinamool, and the Congress, are vying for 222 seats in the AMC and other civic bodies.

    Counting of votes will take place on November 28.

  • 09:41

    Tripura civic polls: Amidst allegations of political violence, Tripura will go to civic polls on Thursday with security measures further tightened on the directions of the Supreme Court

  • 09:39

    India reports 9,119 new cases, 10,264 recoveries & 396 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases stand at 1,09,940 - lowest in 539 days

  • 09:08

    India vs NZ Test 1 | India win toss, opt to bat against New Zealand in Kanpur

  • 09:00

    JP Nadda to undertake two-day visit to Goa from today

  • 08:59

    Tripura civic polls under way: 770 polling stations have been established across the State for the civic polls, says state Election Commission

  • 08:58

    Musafir Paswan, the MLA from Bochahan assembly seat of Muzaffarpur district, Bihar, passes away

  • 08:29

    Delhi | Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 339 (overall) in the 'very poor' category, as per SAFAR-India

  • 08:29

    Five people in Delhi were taken to the hospital after complaints regarding itching in their eyes due to exposure to toxic gas at Ekta Vihar in RK Puram last night

    Delhi | Fire tenders & 2 ambulances along with DDMA team also reached the spot, the situation is under control, say police

  • 08:28

    Delhi reports 35 new Covid-19 cases and 20 recoveries yesterday

    Active cases: 311
    Total recoveries: 14,15,348

  • 08:13

    Covid will continue to spread as people socialise and travel, says WHO

    The SARS-CoV-2 virus will continue to spread intensely as societies return to the social mixing and mobility of a pre-pandemic period, the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency director Mike Ryan said on Wednesday.

  • 08:10

    In huge jolt to Congress in Meghalaya 12 of its 17 MLAs set join TMC, says defecting lawmaker H M Shangpliang

    FormerMeghalayaChief Minister Sangma is said to be upset over the appointment of Shillong Lok Sabha Member Vincent H. Pala as the state Congress President in September.

    Sangma reportedly met Trinamool's National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata last month triggering speculation amid a reported rift within the Congress in the northeastern state. Sangma had termed it as a courtesy meeting.

  • 07:43

    Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 330 (overall) in the 'Very Poor' category, as per SAFAR-India

  • 07:42

    Covaxin meets WHO efficacy criteria for Covid-19 vaccines for the dreaded Delta variant: Bharat Biotech

    These results compare well with 65.2% efficacy against Delta variant obtained during controlled phase 3 clinical trials of Covaxin conducted among the general population. The study also shows, Covaxin meets WHO efficacy criteria for Covid-19 vaccines for the dreaded Delta variant: Bharat Biotech

Read all the latest updates on COVID-19 here.