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Updated on Jan 18, 2022 09:24 AM IST
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Jan 18, 2022 09:24 AM IST
India reports 2,38,018 new Covid cases, 310 deaths in 24 hours; daily positivity rate at 14.43%
India reported 2,38,018 COVID cases (20,071 less than yesterday), 310 deaths, and 1,57,421 recoveries in the last 24 hours.
Jan 18, 2022 08:51 AM IST
North Korea says it was testing “tactical guided missiles”
North Korea says it conducted a test of “tactical guided missiles” in its fourth round of missile launches this month. The announcement comes a day after South Korea’s military detected the North launching two ballistic missiles into the sea.
Jan 18, 2022 08:39 AM IST
Delhi AQI deteriorates to ‘very poor’ category with AQI at 312
The air quality in the national capital on Tuesday deteriorated to ‘very poor’ from ‘poor’ category with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 312, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Jan 18, 2022 08:22 AM IST
Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude strikes Manipur
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred around 7:52am at Churachandpur, Manipur, 46km East-Northeast of Ngopa, Mizoram, stated National Center for Seismology.
Jan 18, 2022 08:10 AM IST
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu tests positive for Covid-19
I’ve tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions.
I would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest. Please be safe and take care.
— N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) January 18, 2022
Jan 18, 2022 08:05 AM IST
Al-Qaeda outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind’s claim of Delhi bomb scare bogus: Delhi police
Al-Qaeda outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind’s claim of Delhi bomb scare bogus, says Delhi police. An unidentified bag carrying an IED was recovered from Ghazipur Flower Market area last week.
Jan 18, 2022 08:01 AM IST
J&K govt takes control of Kashmir Press Club, says it has ‘ceased to exist’
The Kashmir Press Club has “ceased to exist”, the Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Monday as it took back the premises allotted to the largest journalists’ body in the Valley following “dissensions” between two factions, one of which had tacit support from the government.
Jan 18, 2022 06:21 AM IST
Pulwama gets first RT-PCR testing lab amidst 3rd wave of Covid pandemic
Pulwama received its first RT-PCR testing lab amidst the third wave of COVID pandemic.
“Earlier, we had to send samples to Srinagar and reports would come after two days. Now, people can get their test report within a day,” an official of the health department said on Monday.
Jan 18, 2022 06:17 AM IST
Multi-layer security cover, facial recognition systems in place across Delhi for R-Day celebration
After the improvised explosive device (IED) was found at Ghazipur Flower Market ahead of the Republic Day and later diffused, the Delhi Police have fortified areas in and around Rajpath with multi-layer security cover, installed facial recognition systems (FRS) and over 300 CCTVs.
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- According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), overcast conditions is likely to prevail in Delhi NCR due to the influence of Western Disturbance.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 09:27 AM IST
Dense to very dense fog was likely in isolated parts in the night and morning hours in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, and West Bengal
Published on Jan 18, 2022 08:40 AM IST
Senior officials from the special cell, the Delhi Police’s Anti-Terror Squad, said they are still probing whether the group is responsible for the terror attack attempt.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 08:20 AM IST
Deepak Yadav, DCP, New Delhi, said that apart from the terror threat, the rise in cases of Covid-19 is also a major challenge for the force.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 07:45 AM IST
The epicentre of the earthquake, which occurred at 4.30am, was at the depth of 10 kilometres and occurred at 148 km north-northwest of Basar.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 07:35 AM IST
- The affidavit was in response to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by NGO Evara Foundation seeking measures, such as door-to-door vaccinations, for disabled people.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 04:39 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi
A senior Chhattisgarh police officer said all security personnel operating in the Maoist-affected Bastar division have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 04:06 AM IST
- Today’s judgment in favour of the Union of India bolsters its case against Devas internationally, especially against the arbitration award for Devas that is under consideration with the judiciary of the Netherlands.
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 07:29 AM IST
Russia’s state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, has started building the nuclear reactor and steam generators for the sixth unit of Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 03:55 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday cancelled the allotment of building and land which housed Srinagar’s Kashmir Press Club, two days after it was taken over by a small group of journalists.
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 04:07 AM IST
Delhi chief minister and AAP’s national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his party’s chief ministerial candidate for the Punjab assembly elections will be announced on Tuesday.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 01:00 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi/chandigarh
After releasing the candidate list for 105 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP on Sunday held discussions on all 70 seats of the Uttarakhand assembly polls.
Published on Jan 18, 2022 12:55 AM IST
ByAsian News International, New Delhi
In 2019, the committee, headed by BVR Mohan Reddy, chairman of IIT-Hyderabad, had advised the government to put a moratorium on granting approvals to new engineering colleges for two years, starting 2020.
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 04:28 AM IST