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New Delhi Updated on: December 01, 2020 23:06 IST
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Breaking News December 1 

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 63 million, including 1,473,741 fatalities. As many as 43,980,097 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.

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  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    19 IPS officers shifted in UP

    The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred 19 IPS officers. Most of the officers transferred are of 2015 batch.

    According to the government spokesman, Sonbhadra, Sambhal, Shamli, Sant Kabir Nagar, Aurraiyya, Amroha, Ballia, Mainpuri, Hapur, Chandauli, Lalitpur, Fatehpur, Firozabad and Kannauj have got new police chiefs.

    Sources said that more IPS officers would be shifted after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath returns from Mumbai on Wednesday.

  • 8:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Car hits pedestrians in Germany; 2 killed, 15 injured

    A car drove into a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier on Tuesday, killing two people and seriously injuring 15 others, officials said.


  • 7:45 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhary takes over as BRO chief

    Lieutenant General Rajeev Chaudhary on Tuesday took over as the 27th Director General of Border Roads Organisation.

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nirav Modi's remand extended in UK, final hearings in 2021

    Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, was further remanded in custody on Tuesday by a court in London hearing India's extradition request for the diamond merchant.

    The 49-year-old appeared on Tuesday via video link from Wandsworth Prison in south-west London, dressed in a maroon sweater and sporting a full beard, for his regular 28-day “call-over hearing” at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, where Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot extended his remand for another 28 days until December 29.

  • 4:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Milk prices reduced by Rs 1 per litre in MP's Indore district

    With a drop in the consumption of milk during the COVID-19 pandemic, the price of the commodity has been reduced to Rs 1 per litre in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, an official said on Tuesday.

    Consumers in the district will get milk for Rs 46 per litre as opposed to the earlier price of Rs 47, said Bharat Mathurawala, president of Indore Milk Vendors Association.

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    DDC polls: J&K records 40.31 per cent polling till 1 pm

    Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 40.31 per cent voting in the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections till 1 pm on Tuesday, officials said.

    Banidpora district in Kashmir divisiom recorded the highest polling at 60.99 per cent across the state.

  • 4:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex surges 506 points to new closing high; Nifty tops 13,100

    Equity benchmark Sensex rallied 506 points to close at a fresh lifetime high on Tuesday, backed by gains in IT and finance stocks amid persistent foreign capital inflows. A strengthening rupee and positive leads from other Asian markets too influenced market sentiment, traders said.

    The 30-share BSE index ended 505.72 points or 1.15 per cent higher at 44,655.44. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty surged 140.10 points or 1.08 per cent to close at 13,109.05.

  • 4:11 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    TRS MLA Nomula Narsimhaiah passes away

    Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator from Nagarjunasagar constituency, Nomula Narsimhaiah passed away at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday. He was 64.


  • 3:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nitish Kumar likely to expand cabinet in December

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to expand his cabinet in December as the winter session of the assembly concluded in November after the formation of the new state government.

  • 3:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan meets Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar at latter's residence today.

  • 1:05 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Covishield safe, incident with Chennai volunteer no way induced by it: Serum Institute

    Vaccine major Serum Institute of India on Tuesday rejected charges that a COVID-19 vaccine candidate 'Covidshield' has serious side effects, adding that the incident with the Chennai volunteer is no way induced by the vaccine. In a press note the drug maker said, "Covishield safe & immunogenic. Incident with the Chennai volunteer no way induced by the vaccine. All regulatory & ethical processes & guidelines were followed. Principal Investigator, DSMB & Ethics Committee stated it was non-related issue to vaccine trial."

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik and son Vihang Sarnaik summoned by Enforcement Directorate, in connection with raid conducted at Pratap Sarnaik residence.

  • 10:47 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter scale occurred at 0941 hours near Haridwar, Uttarakhand

  • 9:38 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    India's COVID-19 cases crosses 94 lakh-mark; death toll at 1,37,621

    With 31,118 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 94,62,810. With 482 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,37,621. Total active cases at 4,35,603. Total discharged cases at 88,89,585 with 41,985 new discharges in last 24 hrs.


  • 9:32 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Sensex opens with a gain of 67 points, currently at 44,190; Nifty at 12,981

  • 9:19 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Delhi air quality in 'very poor' category at Sonia Vihar, Anand Vihar, Okhla and ITO, as per Central Pollution Control Board.

  • 8:24 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Polling underway in the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir's Panchari, Udhampur.

  • 7:46 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal to intensify further into Deep Depression during next 6 hrs

    The Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further into a Deep Depression during next 6 hrs & into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 12 hrs. It's very likely to move west-northwestwards & cross Sri Lanka coast & close to Trincomalee during 2nd Dec evening: IMD

  • 7:43 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Singhu Border closed from both sides

    Singhu Border still closed from both sides. Traffic diverted from Mukarba Chowk & GTK road. Traffic is very very heavy. Please avoid outer ring road from Signature Bridge to Rohini & vice versa, GTK Road, NH 44 & Singhu border: Delhi Traffic Police.

    Tikri border is closed for any traffic movement. Badusarai and Jhatikara Borders are open only for two-wheeler traffic. Available open borders to Haryana are - Jharoda, Dhansa, Daurala, Kapashera, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan/Bajghera, Palam vihar and Dundahera.