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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai

Mumbai/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on an expansion mode for her party, on Tuesday evening met Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray and senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.

Air India pilot unions threaten industrial action from Dec 1 over pay cut and unmet demands

Mumbai/IBNS: Around 1,000 pilots of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) and Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) have threatened “industrial action” from December 1 if the “illegal pay cut of 55 percent” and “plethora of longstanding disinvestment issues” are not addressed within three days by Air India, media reports said.

7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra

Mumbai/IBNS: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced that all international passengers arriving from "at-risk" countries will have to undergo a mandatory seven-day institutional quarantine and take RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 thrice - on the second, fourth, and seventh days after arrival, reports said.

India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib

New Delhi/IBNS: India has summoned Pakistan's Charge d'Affaires to convey deep concerns over the incident of "desecration of the sanctity of Gurdwara Shri Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur" by a Pakistani model and a clothing brand.

Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD

New Delhi/IBNS: Mumbai is likely to face heavy rains along with Palghar and Thane in Maharashtra, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast.

Cost of international flights skyrocket amid Omicron scare: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: International airfares are likely to zoom at least two to three times more than what used to be before the Covid-19 pandemic depending on where a person wants to fly from Delhi, media reports said.

Up to 6 hrs wait in Delhi airport for travellers from 'at risk' countries: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Passengers travelling from countries where Omicron has been detected may have to wait at the Delhi Airport for up to six hours while their RT-PCR tests come out, according to media reports.

Admiral R Hari Kumar takes over as new Navy Chief

New Delhi/UNI: Admiral R Hari Kumar took charge as the 25th Chief of the Naval Staff on Tuesday, succeeding Admiral Karambir Singh, who retires toTuesday after a service of over forty one years in the Indian Navy.

Five security personnel injured in road mishap in Manipur’s Noney

Guwahati: At least five security personnel were injured after an escort vehicle of the convoy of Manipur BJP president met with an accident in Noney district on Tuesday.

No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

Kolkata/Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is not meeting his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on the latter's Mumbai tour owing to the Shiv Sena chief's health condition.

BSP will fight UP polls alone: Mayawati

Lucknow/UNI: Reiterating that her party will go alone in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday blamed the Centre as well as the State government for conspiring to weaken the reservation system.

Vijay Mallya contempt case: Supreme Court to hear arguments on quantum of sentence

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will hear the arguments at 2 pm on the quantum of sentence against fugitive businessman and liquor baron Vijay Mallya, in connection with a contempt case.

Centre asks states and UTs to ramp up COVID-19 testing amid Omicron scare

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government has asked 36 states and union territories to ramp up COVID-19 testing in the backdrop of the emergence of a new coronavirus variant, Omicron, in the world, media reports said.

PM Modi to inaugurate ‘InFinity Forum’ on Dec 3

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘InFinity Forum’, a thought leadership Forum on FinTech on Dec 3 via video conferencing, a statement said on Tuesday.

Opposition MPs' suspension won't be revoked: Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi/IBNS: Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the suspension of Opposition MPs won't be revoked as the parliamentarians "haven't expressed remorse", media reports said.