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New Delhi Updated on: January 02, 2021 23:44 IST
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Breaking News January 2

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 84 million, including 1,834,519 fatalities. As many as 59,625,641 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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  • 8:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 755 new COVID-19 cases

    Karnataka reported 755 new COVID-19 cases, 976 discharges, and 3 deaths today.

    • Total cases: 9,21,128
    • Total discharges: 8,98,176
    • Death toll: 12,099
    • Active cases: 10,834
  • 7:33 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur reports 37 new COVID-19 cases

    Manipur reported 37 new COVID-19 cases, 40 recoveries, and 1 death today, says State Health Department.

    • Total cases so far: 28,243
    • Total recoveries: 26,782
    • Active cases: 1,104
    • Total Deaths: 357
    • The recovery rate is 94.82 %
  • 5:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh reports 238 new COVID-19 cases

    Andhra Pradesh reported 238 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 8,82,850 as per the State Health Department.

    • Recovered Cases: 8,72,545
    • Active Cases: 3,194
    • Total Deaths: 7,111
  • 5:50 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Amit Shah releases National Police K9 Journal

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah released National Police K9 Journal at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

  • 4:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    CDS General Bipin Rawat visits forward military bases along China border

    On completion of one year in office, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat visited forward military bases along the China border in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

    After witnessing measures adopted by troops to maintain effective surveillance and enhanced operational readiness, General Rawat said,“Only Indian soldiers could remain vigilant under such challenging situations ever willing to go beyond the call of duty to safeguard the borders."

  • 4:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: Case registered against trustee of Mumbai's Mahim Dargah and member of Waqf Board on rape allegations

    A case has been registered against Dr. Mudassir Nisar, trustee of Mumbai's Mahim Dargah and member of Waqf Board for allegedly raping a woman.

  • 3:51 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Can't take BJP's vaccine: Akhilesh Yadav

    I am not going to get vaccinated for now. How can I trust BJP's vaccine, when our government will be formed everyone will get a free vaccine. We cannot take BJP's vaccine, said Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav. 

  • 3:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: Babul Supriyo's convoy meets with accident in Dhulagarh

    A vehicle of Union Minister Babul Supriyo's convoy meets with an accident in Dhulagarh area of Howrah district. No injuries reported.

  • 2:50 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi reports 494 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths in last 24 hours

  • 2:49 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mumbai attack mastermind and LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan on terror financing charges: PTI

  • 2:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Flights from India to UK to restart from Jan 6, UK to India from Jan 8; schedule valid till Jan 23: Puri

    Flights from India to UK to restart from Jan 6 while flight operations from UK to India will resume on Jan 8. 30 flights will operate every week -- 15 each by Indian & UK carriers. This schedule is valid till Jan 23: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri 

  • 2:45 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Two die of electrocution in UP village

    A 50-year-old man and his son died of electrocution in a village in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place in Noorpur village on Friday. Arvind (22) was electrocuted while trying to switch on a submersible pump. Hearing his cries, his father, Nekpal, attempted to rescue him but was electrocuted too.

  • 2:44 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat: 4 UK returnees detected with new coronavirus strain

    Four persons who recently returned to Gujarat from the United Kingdom (UK) have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus. Results of the 15 samples that had tested positive for coronavirus on arrival in Ahmedabad from the UK are currently pending with the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune.

    "All the passengers who had reached Ahmedabad from the UK were screened, and the samples of those who had tested positive for coronavirus were sent to the NIV. We have received intimation that the UK strain of coronavirus has been detected in four such cases," Principal Secretary (Health), Jayanti Ravi told reporters.

  • 2:42 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra: Health Minister Rajesh Tope inspects COVID-19 vaccine dry run in Jalna

  • 2:41 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi rated as most popular head of Govt by American research firm

  • 1:43 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat discharged from AIIMS, Delhi; will remain in isolation

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat discharged from All India Institute of Medical Sciences ((AIIMS), Delhi. He will remain in isolation and rest at his residence in Delhi for a few days, said CMO.

    He had tested positive for Covid on December 18, 2020.

  • 1:42 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Tamil Nadu: Dead dolphin washed ashore at Agni Theertham beach in Rameswaram

  • 1:41 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Sonia Gandhi expresses grief on demise of former MP Buta Singh

    Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi expresses grief on demise of former MP Buta Singh, speaks to his son over phone.

  • 1:40 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mamata Banerjee condoles demise of Buta Singh

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday condoled the death of former Union home minister and senior Congress leader Buta Singh.
    "Saddened at the passing away of Buta Singh ji, eight-time Lok Sabha MP and former Union Cabinet Minister. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and supporters," Banerjee said on Twitter.

  • 1:08 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    CBI books Shakti Bhog Foods for ₹3,269.42-cr. bank fraud case

  • 1:05 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    J&K: People visit Baramulla's Gulmarg to participate in winter games

  • 1:04 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    JP Nadda to visit Birbhum, West Bengal on 9th January: ANI

    BJP President JP Nadda to visit Birbhum, West Bengal on 9th January. During his visit, he will hold a road show and also meet senior leadership in the state: BJP sources

  • 12:50 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    TVS Motor sales up 17.5 pc in December

    TVS Motor Company on Saturday reported a 17.5 per cent increase in total sales to 2,72,084 units in December. The company, which primarily makes two-wheelers and three-wheelers, had sold 2,31,571 units in December 2019, TVS Motor Company said in a statement.

    The total two-wheeler sales during the month stood at 2,58,239 units as against 2,15,619 in December 2019, up 20 per cent. The domestic two-wheeler sales stood at 1,76,912 units last month, as compared to 1,57,244 units in December, up 13 per cent, it added.

    The total exports increased 28 per cent to 94,269 units last month, as against 73,512 in the year-ago period.

  • 11:53 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Three killed, six injured as dumper collides with truck due to fog in UP

    Three people were killed and six more injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a sand-laden dumper on the Lucknow-Agra expressway due to reduced visibility caused by fog, police said on Saturday.

    The dumper was on the wrong side of the road when it collided with the truck coming from Rajasthan in the Usrahar police station area on Friday evening, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Akash Tomar said.

    Two of the deceased were identified as Hiralal Meena (24) and Dholu Meena (19) of Dausa, Rajasthan, and the identity of the third person is being ascertained, he said.

    The injured have been admitted to PGI Saifai, the SSP added.

  • 11:08 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Guwahati: COVID19 vaccine Dry run conducted at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital

  • 10:58 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi condoles death of Buta Singh

    Shri Buta Singh Ji was an experienced administrator and effective voice for the welfare of the poor as well as downtrodden. Saddened by his passing away. My condolences to his family and supporters, said PM Narendra Modi 

  • 10:25 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bengaluru: COVID19 vaccine dry run underway at Primary Health Center in Kamakshipalya

  • 10:23 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Former Union Minister, former MP from Rajasthan and Congress leader Buta Singh passes away

  • 8:09 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Hookah party busted at Nagpur hotel

    Nagpur city police on Friday raided a hotel in Ramdaspeth area where hookah and liquor was being offered at a late night party in violation of rules, an official said. Police raided Hotel Tuli Imperial in the early hours of Friday and filed cases against two owners of the hotel, a manager and 67 customers.

    The hotel had permission to serve 120 customers on the rooftop but more than 300 customers were being served there, the official said. The police detained 67 customers including 19 women. They were released after collecting blood samples.

  • 8:01 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Dry run for COVID vaccine to be conducted in all states/UTs today: MHA

    Dry run for COVID-19 vaccine administration to be conducted in all States/Union Territories today in 116 districts across 259 sites, said Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

  • 7:58 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Madhya Pradesh: City of Khajuraho is abuzz with tourists as the new year commences

  • 7:46 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain to attend the vaccine dry run program today

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain will attend the vaccine trial program (Dry Run) conducted by the Union Health Ministry, at the Maternity & Child Welfare (MCW) centre in Daryaganj, Delhi, at 10:00 am today

  • 7:43 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    COVID-19: Former Goa CM Pratapsingh Rane, wife test positive

    Goa Congress MLA and former chief minister Pratapsingh Rane and his wife Vijayadevi Rane tested positive for coronavirus infection on Friday, their son and state health minister Vishwajit Rane said.

    In a tweet, Rane said, "I would like to inform the people of Goa that my father Shri Pratapsingh Rane (Former CM of Goa and MLA Poriem constituency) and my mother Smt. Vijayadevi Rane have both tested positive for COVID-19. They are under the supervision of our team of doctors headed by Dr Bandekar at GMC."