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New Delhi Updated on: August 23, 2021 23:27 IST
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According to Worldometer, the total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed over 212 million, including 4,443,898 fatalities. A total of 190,156,557 patients are reported to have recovered. IndiaTVNews.com brings you all the latest updates about the COVID-19 crisis. Stay Home, Stay Safe, and Stay Informed.

 

 

 

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  • 11:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Roof of building collapses in Agra, 7 rescued

    Roof of building collapses in Agra, 7 rescued

  • 11:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Appointments Committee has approved the appointment of IFS officer Janesh Kain on deputation as advisor in the SCO Secretariat in Bejing for 3 years

    Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of IFS officer Janesh Kain on deputation as advisor in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Secretariat in Bejing for a period of 3 years

  • 9:56 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Schools will reopen for students of classes 6-12 from August 25 in adherence with COVID protocols in Tripura

    Schools will reopen for students of classes 6-12 from August 25 in adherence with COVID protocols, said Tripura State School Education Department

     

  • 9:55 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    In 188 swab samples collected from COVID patients at Mumbai's Kasturba hospital, Delta variant has been detected in 128 samples, Alpha variant in 2 & Kappa variant in 24

    Maharashtra: In genome sequencing of 188 swab samples collected from COVID patients at Mumbai's Kasturba hospital, Delta variant of Coronavirus has been detected in 128 samples, Alpha variant in two samples, & Kappa variant in 24 samples, says BMC

     

  • 9:53 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Maharashtra reports 27 fresh cases of the Delta Plus COVID variant today

    Maharashtra reports 27 fresh cases of the Delta Plus COVID variant today. The total number of Delta Plus cases has reached 103, as per State Health Department.

     

  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    For the first time, AAP will contest all the seats in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections scheduled in December

    For the first time, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all the seats in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections scheduled in December: MLA Jarnail Singh

     

  • 8:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 58.82 crores

    India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 58.82 crores, with the administration of more than 56 lakh vaccine doses today: Union Health Ministry

     

  • 8:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    All schools, anganwadi centres and other educational institutions to re-open from September 1: Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao

    All schools, anganwadi centres and other educational institutions to re-open from September 1: Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao

  • 8:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Uttarakhand Govt extends COVID-induced curfew for seven days till August 31

    Uttarakhand Govt extends COVID-induced curfew for seven days till August 31

  • 8:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Tanakpur-Champawat national highway was blocked following a landslide near Swala in Champawat, Uttarakhand | WATCH

    Tanakpur-Champawat national highway was blocked following a landslide near Swala in Champawat, Uttarakhand today

    "It would take at least two days to clear the debris. I have instructed officials concerned to divert the traffic to another route," says DM Vineet Tomar

  • 8:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    US FDA grants Pfizer Covid vaccine full approval for people aged 16 and older: AFP

    US FDA grants Pfizer Covid vaccine full approval for people aged 16 and older: AFP

  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launches the National Monetisation Pipeline in Delhi

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launches the National Monetisation Pipeline in Delhi.

  • 4:55 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    TMC will attend the briefing by MEA on the present situation in Afghanistan on August 26, says TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

    TMC will attend the briefing by MEA on the present situation in Afghanistan on August 26, says TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

  • 4:23 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Implementation of caste census is important for the betterment of people from backward sections: Owaisi

    Implementation of caste census is important for the betterment of people from backward sections. A caste census should be introduced. Modi ji has parliamentary power, he should make law. Sub-categorisation of OBCs is also important: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

     

  • 4:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Supreme Court asks Centre to find a solution to the blockade of roads due to the ongoing farmers' protest against the three agriculture laws

    Supreme Court asks Centre to find a solution to the blockade of roads due to the ongoing farmers' protest against the three agriculture laws. The court was hearing a petition of a Noida resident seeking direction to ensure that the road between Noida to Delhi is kept clear.

  • 3:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu summons both his advisors to his Patiala residence to discuss their recent comments on Pakistan, Kashmir

    Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu summons both his advisors Malwinder Singh Mali and Dr Pyare Lal Garg to his Patiala residence to discuss their recent comments on Pakistan, Kashmir and the controversial sketch of late PM Indira Gandhi posted by one of them on social media

     

  • 1:39 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Two persons out of 146 returnees from Afghanistan test positive for Covid-19

    Two persons out of 146 returnees from Afghanistan test positive for Covid-19

  • 1:38 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    MEA to brief Floor Leaders of political parties in view of Afghanistan situation

    MEA to brief Floor Leaders of political parties in view of Afghanistan situation

  • 12:55 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Arvind Kumar appointed as MD, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd

    Arvind Kumar appointed as MD, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd

  • 12:54 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches India's first 'Smog Tower' to counter pollution

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches India's first 'Smog Tower' to counter pollution

  • 12:53 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Schools in Karnataka reopen for classes 9-12 from today

    Schools in Karnataka reopen for classes 9-12 from today

  • 11:52 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Comments are appalling, paint India in bad picture: Sambit Patra on Sidhu's advisors' comments on Pak, Kashmir

    Their comments are appalling, paint India in bad picture: Sambit Patra on Sidhu's advisors' comments on Pak, Kashmir

  • 11:50 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Karnataka CM interacts with students at Government Pre University College in Malleswaram

    Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai interacts with students at Government Pre University College in Malleswaram

  • 10:04 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    National Institute of Disaster Management under MHA warns of third wave in October

    National Institute of Disaster Management under MHA warns of third wave in October

  • 10:03 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    If reservation is made transparent, malice in society will go away: Ajeet Sharma Congress

    If reservation is made transparent, malice in society will go away: Ajeet Sharma Congress

  • 9:34 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    J&K: Today at about 5:30 AM, blinking red, yellow lights seen in sky, says BSF

    J&K: Today at about 5:30 AM, blinking red, yellow lights seen in sky, says BSF

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Uddhav Thackeray to hold key meeting with Dahi Handi Coordination Committee

    Uddhav Thackeray to hold key meeting with Dahi Handi Coordination Committee

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Kochi-London Air India flight deferred due to technical problems

    As per an official statement by the airport authorities, it informed, "A Kochi-London Air India flight, which was scheduled to depart at 1:20 pm today, will now depart tomorrow morning. Some technical issues were reported. 182 passengers were shifted to hotels."
    Further details are awaited.

  • 7:38 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    How Sikhs, Hindus are going through a harrowing time is why CAA was needed

    How Sikhs, Hindus are going through a harrowing time is why CAA was needed

  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Police invokes NSA against person for posting objectionable social media post against country

    Police invokes NSA against person for posting objectionable social media post against country

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    MPCC observed ‘Memorial Day of Rishang Keishing’ as a part of his 4th death anniversary

    MPCC observed ‘Memorial Day of Rishang Keishing’ as a part of his 4th death anniversary

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Kalashnikov to present its new guided-missile at 'ARMY-2021' in Moscow

    Kalashnikov to present its new guided-missile at 'ARMY-2021' in Moscow

  • 6:44 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain likely in Delhi, parts of UP

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain likely in Delhi, parts of UP