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New Delhi Updated on: January 18, 2021 22:51 IST
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Breaking News January 18

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 95 million, including 2,039,601 fatalities. As many as 68,167,161 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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  • 9:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Odisha will receive 3,34,500 doses of Covishield vaccine tomorrow, says State Health Department

  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi, Xi Jinping among world leaders to participate in virtual Davos summit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese premier Xi Jinping will be among the top world leaders who will participate in a five-day online Davos Agenda Summit of the World Economic Forum (WEF) later this month.

    Several union ministers including Narendra Singh Tomar, Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Irani, Piyush Goyal and Dharmendra Pradhan along with top business leaders such as Mukesh Ambani and Anand Mahindra will also participate in the event.

  • 9:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    IMD to give month-wise rainfall forecast from coming monsoon season

    To better its monsoon forecast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use the multi-model ensemble approach and also give a monthly outlook for the four months of the rainfall season, its director-general said on Monday.

    The IMD will also give a flood warning forecast to the Central Water Commission for five days, IMD DG Mrutunjay Mohapatra added.

  • 8:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Farmers not against any party but Centre's policy: Rakesh Tikait

    The farmers' fight is not with any political party but with the policy of the government, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Rakesh Tikait said on Monday, warning the ongoing protest over the farm laws could prolong further.

  • 8:14 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Maruti Suzuki hikes prices of select vehicles by up to Rs 34,000

    The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday said it has increased the price for select models by up to Rs 34,000 to offset adverse impact of rising input costs.

     

  • 8:14 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    3,81,305 beneficiaries received COVID vaccine, 580 adverse events reported: Health ministry

     A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for coronavirus, even as 580 adverse events following immunization were reported in the country, the Union health ministry said on Monday.

  • 4:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi: Om Birla inaugurates five-day dialogue by eminent social workers via video conferencing

  • 4:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-Budget meeting for upcoming Budget 2021-22

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-Budget meeting for upcoming Budget 2021-22 with Finance Ministers of all states and union territories (with legislature) through video conferencing in New Delhi today.

  • 1:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Attari border: No joint or coordinated parade, no public to be allowed for Republic day

    No joint or coordinated parade this year at the Attari border on Republic Day. No public will be allowed due to COVID-19 restrictions. India will conduct flag-lowering as per the daily schedule. 

  • 1:33 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Congress calls for 12-hr Tripura-bandh after attack on state party chief's vehicle

    Congress calls for 12-hr Tripura-bandh after an attack on the state party chief's vehicle allegedly by BJP workers yesterday. "It was a murder attempt. We don't support violence & are protesting peacefully. People are supporting our bandh," a party worker said.

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi performs 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II, Surat Metro Rail Project

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project via video conferencing. Ahmedabad and Surat are receiving very important gifts today. Metro will further strengthen the connectivity in two major business centres of the country - Ahmedabad and Surat, PM Modi said. 

    "The best example to see the difference between the approach of previous governments and the work of the current govt is the expansion of the metro rail network across the country. Before 2014, only 225 kms of the metro line became operational in 10-12 yrs. In the last 6 yrs, over 450 kms of the metro network became operational," PM said. 

    "Work is underway on over 1000 kms of metro network in 27 cities across the nation, as of now. There was a time when there was no modern thinking in nation, regarding metro network. There was no metro policy. As a result, there were different kinds of metro in different cities," he added. 

  • 9:01 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Pakistan: Placards of PM Modi, other world leaders raised at pro-freedom rally in Sann town of Sindh

    Placards of PM Narendra Modi and other world leaders raised at pro-freedom rally in Sann town of Sindh in Pakistan, on January. Participants of the rally raised pro-freedom slogans and placards, seeking the intervention of world leaders in people's demand for Sindhudesh.

  • 8:23 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kannauj: 13 injured after two vehicles collided with each other on Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Tirwa

    13 people have been injured after two vehicles collided with each other on Agra-Lucknow Expressway in the Tirwa police station area, Kannauj late last night.

  • 8:21 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Brazilian health regulator declines emergency use of Sputnik V vaccine

    Brazilian health regulator declined emergency use of Sputnik V vaccine. 

  • 8:20 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Brazilian health regulator approves China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd, Britain’s AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

    Brazilian health regulator Anvisa approved emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd and Britain’s AstraZeneca. 

  • 8:18 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur: Earthquake of magnitude 2.7 hits Churachandpur

    An earthquake of magnitude 2.7 on the Richter scale hit Churachandpur in Manipur.