January 24, 2022 00:41 (IST)
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PM Modi to interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees tomorrow | India's 'tallest man' Dharmendra Pratap Singh joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP polls | At 3.33 lakh new Covid-19 infections, India witnesses marginal drop in cases from yesterday | New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern calls off her wedding after new Covid rules amid Omicron rise | PM Modi pays homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

Ban on election rallies extended till Jan 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The ban on rallies and roadshows for the state polls scheduled for next month has been extended to January 31 albeit some relaxations for the first two poll phases due on February 10 and 14.

Over 400 Parliament staff test Covid positive

New Delhi/UNI: More than 400 Parliament staff have tested positive for Covid-19, after screenings were conducted on January 6 and 7.

Maharashtra: Night curfew from Jan 10 to control Covid surge

Mumbai/UNI: In view of rising Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra government has announced to implement new guidelines in the state from Sunday midnight.

Four SC judges test positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/UNI: Four judges of the Supreme Court have tested positive for Covid-19, the SC registry sources confirmed on Saturday.

Threat of Covid Surge looms large amid Gangasagar Mela : Expert

Kolkata/UNI: Gangasagar mela may lead to skyrocketing of Covid cases and put the lives of people in West Bengal in peril as Covid caseload continues to increase during the third wave, according to Naresh Purohit, Visiting Professor at the Kolkata-based West Bengal University of Health Sciences, School of Public Health.

Delhi under weekend Curfew

New Delhi/UNI: The streets of Delhi on Saturday almost wore a deserted look, owing to the weekend curfew imposed in the national capital in the wake of a spike in cases of Covid-19.

Punjab: 125 passengers of chartered flight from Italy test positive for Covid in Amritsar

New Delhi/IBNS: As many as 125 passengers, who arrived Punjab's Amritsar on a flight from Italy, have tested Covid-19 positive, media reports said.

Punjab imposes night curfew to stem COVID-19 spread

Chandigarh/IBNS: The Punjab government on Tuesday imposed night curfew in the state to stem the further spread of COVID-19, media reports said.

No alternative to lockdown if Covid cases continue at the same speed: Maharashtra Health Minister

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra health Minister Rajesh Tope said Saturday that doubling of Covid-19 cases just in two days is a cause of concern for the state government, and if corona cases continue increasing in the next couple of days, there is no alternative to a lock down.

Take immediate steps: Centre to 8 states amid spike in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government has asked eight states to take immediate steps to tackle the fresh spike in coronavirus cases, media reports said.

Mumbai's Covid cases jump 21 pc after 7 months as revelers leave home in holiday season

Mumbai/IBNS: Mumbai recorded 922 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hour a 21 percent jump from yesterday when the metropolis logged 757 cases.

Night curfew imposed in Delhi as Covid cases jump

Delhi/IBNS: A night curfew will be imposed starting Monday in Delhi from 10 pm to 5 am to curb the rising cases of Covid-19 as the national capital recorded 290 fresh cases -- a 16 percent jump in infections from yesterday.

Govt approves vaccination for 15-18 age grp; booster shots for 60+, frontline workers: PM

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the government has approved vaccination shots for children aged 15 and 18 years and the vaccination drive will start from January 3 (Monday).

Google reveals top searches by Indians in 2021

Mumbai/IBNS: Google India Wednesday released Year in Search 2021, revealing what Indian's most searched throughout the year in various categories like entertainment, news, sports, health, etc.

Aditya Thackeray makes three suggestions to Centre on vaccination amid rise in Omicron cases

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra minister Aditya Thackeray has urged the Centre to allow booster shots, narrow the vaccine gap, and bring down the cut-off age for inoculations to 15.