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Breaking News December 29 | Highlights

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New Delhi Updated on: December 29, 2020 23:07 IST
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Breaking News December 29

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 81 million, including 1,781,438 fatalities. As many as 57,795,502 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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  • 8:45 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nirav Modi's remand in UK extended till Jan 7

    Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi appeared via videolink for a routine 28-day remand hearing on Tuesday before Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, where he was further remanded in custody until January 7 in the new year to conclude hearings in his extradition case.

  • 8:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PMC Bank Scam: Sanjay Raut's wife Varsha issued fresh summons by ED

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday issued a fresh summon to senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's wife Varsha in connection with the over Rs 4,300 crore PMC bank scam. READ MORE

  • 8:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UP civil aviation minister to inspect Noida airport site on Wednesday

    Uttar Pradesh's Minister of Civil Aviation Nand Gopal Gupta will visit the site of the upcoming Noida International Airport and review its work on Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday.

    The minister is scheduled to visit Jewar, where the Greenfield project is coming up, and later hold a meeting with Arun Vir Singh, the CEO of Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) and the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), they said.

  • 7:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Covaxin can work against mutated coronavirus: Bharat Biotech

    Covaxin, a vaccine candidate being developed by Bharat Biotech for COVID-19, can offer protection against mutations of coronavirus, Chairman and Managing Directorof the city-based vaccine maker Krishna Ella said on Tuesday.

     

  • 7:31 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Schools in Mumbai to remain closed till Jan 15

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has directed all schools in Mumbai to remain closed till January 15, 2021. READ MORE

  • 5:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Union Minister of Health Dr. Harsh Vardhan has been nominated by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) as a member on the GAVI Board: Government of India

  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Reserve Bank of India releases Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2019-20; says 'Capital to risk weighted assets ratio of SCBs strengthened from 14.3 per cent at end-March 2019 to 14.7 per cent at end-March 2020 and further to 15.8 per cent at end-September 2020.'

  • 4:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Phase-II of Air India disinvestment to start Jan 5

    The second phase of the strategic disinvestment of Air India will start on January 5, 2021 with the announcement of the names of the qualified bidders.

  • 10:03 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Six UK returnees found positive for new UK variant genome

    Samples of 3 UK returnees have been tested & found positive for new UK strain in NIMHANS, Bengaluru, two in Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad & one in National Institute of Virology, Pune. All 6 people have been kept in single room isolation.

  • 10:02 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    India reports 16,432 new COVID-19 cases, 252 deaths in last 24 hrs

    India reports 16,432 new COVID-19 cases, 24,900 recoveries, and 252 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry

    Total cases: 1,02,24,303

    Active cases: 2,68,581

    Total recoveries: 98,07,569

    Death toll: 1,48,153

  • 10:01 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    India win 2nd Test match against Australia by 8 wickets.

  • 10:01 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Anna Hazare says he will launch a protest in New Delhi in January 2021

    Social activist Anna Hazare says he will launch a protest in New Delhi in January 2021 if his demands concerning farmers are not fulfilled in time.

  • 8:08 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Karnataka Legislative Council Deputy speaker SL Dharme Gowda found dead

    Body of SL Dharmegowda, Deputy Speaker of State Legislative Council was found on a railway track near Kadur in Chikkamagaluru. A suicide note has been recovered.

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Delhi's air quality improves to 'poor' from 'very poor' category

    Delhi's air quality improves to 'poor' from 'very poor' category, with overall Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 280: System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR).

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

    India vs Australia 2nd Test match, Day 4: Australia bowled out, India need 70 runs to win

  • 7:45 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    South Africa bans alcohol sales, tightens curfew in new COVID-19 restrictions: Reuters