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New Delhi Updated on: January 22, 2021 22:49 IST
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Breaking News January 22

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 98 million, including 2,100,341 fatalities. As many as 70,463,776 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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  • 9:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Friday

    Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the seventh day of the nationwide immunisation as per a provisional report, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.

    It said that on Friday, 2,28,563 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm through 6,230 sessions, while adding that the final report would be completed by late in the night.

  • 9:14 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Twitter suspends account of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Reuters 

  • 9:11 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bihar: BSP MLA Mohammed Zama Khan joins RJD

  • 9:07 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Negative COVID-19 test report for aero show must: IAF officer

    A negative COVID-19 test has been made mandatory for those attending the 13th biennial Aero India-2021 show at the Indian Air Force Station at
    Yelahanka in Bengaluru from February 3-5.

    As the preparations are afoot for the event, an Indian Air Force official said on Friday that a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report is a must to attend the show.

  • 9:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi to visit Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata tomorrow

     

  • 9:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Madhya Pradesh Assembly budget session between Feb 22-Mar 26

    The budget session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly will be held between February 22 to March 26, and 23 sittings will take place during this 33-day period, an official said on Friday.

    The session will commence with the customary address of the state governor, who will present the state's budget for the year 2021-22.

    This will be the eighth session of the 15th MP Assembly, he added.

  • 8:46 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air quality panel ropes in top institutions; to use AI to improve air quality in Delhi-NCR

    The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has roped in top technical institutions to set up a decision support system (DSS) which will use artificial intelligence to help improve the air quality in Delhi and NCR.

  • 6:55 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal: Trinamool Congress MLA Baishali Dalmiya has been expelled from the party

  • 6:55 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi, Shah to visit poll-bound Assam on Saturday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit poll-bound Assam on Saturday to attend different government events to campaign for the assembly polls, likely to be held in April-May.

  • 6:48 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    There are forces that want the agitation to continue and ensuring that no good comes out of it: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on the eleventh round of talks between farmer unions and the government

  • 6:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    We asked them to reconsider our proposal as it is in the interest of farmers and the country. We asked them to convey their decision tomorrow: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on the eleventh round of talks between farmer unions and the government

     

  • 6:46 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Talks remained inconclusive as farmers' welfare was not at the heart of talks from the unions' side. I am sad about it. Farmers unions said that they only want the repeal of the laws despite the govt asking for alternatives: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

     

  • 6:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

     Customary halwa ceremony to be held tomorrow ahead of Union Budget presentation.

  • 6:21 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Justice G K Vyas appointed chairman of Rajasthan Human Rights Commission

    Former Rajasthan High Court judge Justice G K Vyas was appointed as the chairman of the State Human Rights Commission on Friday, an official release said. Governor Kalraj Mishra issued his appointment order, the statement read.

    Along with the chairman's appointment, former IPS officer Mahesh Goyal has been appointed as a member of the Human Rights Commission.

  • 6:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Greater Hyderabad Mayor, Deputy Mayor to be elected on Feb 11

    The election for Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Greater Hyderabad will be held on February 11. The Telangana State Election Commission on Friday directed the election authority and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner to conduct the election on February 11 at 12.30 p.m.

  • 4:42 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    I don't believe in predictions. No one knows about the future. Till today I am a party worker and I will continue to do that: Rajib Banerjee, TMC leader.

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

    Republic Day Tableau of Punjab for 2021 to reflect theme of unparalleled & supreme sacrifice of 9th Sikh Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, who laid down his life to uphold eternal values of humanity, religious co-existence & freedom of faith: Information & Public Relations Dept, Punjab

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

    West Bengal: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari holds roadshow in Digha

  • 4:40 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rajasthan Governor gives a nod to convene the Budget session of the state assembly from February 10.

  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka: Portfolios of cabinet ministers re-allocated with immediate effect

    Portfolios of Karnataka Ministers re-allocated with immediate effect. Newly inducted ministers Aravind Limbavali allotted Forest Dept, K Gopalaiah - Excise, N Nagaraj- Municipal Admn, R Shankar - Horticulture & Sericulture,  K.C. Narayana Gowda Youth Affairs and Sports.

  • 2:43 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi gets Z+ security

    Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi got Z+ security for movement across India. CRPF has been asked to provide him with security.

  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra Minister Dilip Walse Patil visits SII in Pune

    Maharashtra Minister Dilip Walse Patil visited Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune today and met its Chairman and Managing Director Cyrus Poonawalla. A fire had broken out at SII's Manjari Plant, five people had died in the incident.

  • 1:27 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at Mahanagar Palika Building in Nashik

    Fire broke out at Mahanagar Palika Building in Maharashtra's Nashik. Fire tenders at the spot.

  • 1:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi interacts with COVID vaccination drive beneficiaries in Varanasi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with beneficiaries and vaccinators of the COVID vaccination drive in Varanasi on Friday through video conferencing.

  • 12:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns as Cabinet Minister

    West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee resigned from his office as Cabinet Minister. His resignation letter reads, "It has been a great honour and privilege to serve the people of West Bengal. I heartily convey my gratitude for getting this opportunity."

  • 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    AICC Plenary Session to be held on 29th May

    All India Congress Committee Plenary Session to be held on May 29.

  • 12:12 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: ED conducts searches on Hitendra Thakur's residence

    ED conducts searches on premises of Hitendra Thakur owned Viva group, in Mumbai in connection with Yes Bank and PMC Bank Scam. ED has traced the money trail between Pravin Raut and the Thakur family. Raids underway in Mira Bhayandar, Vasai-Virar. Around 6 premises being raided. 

  • 11:01 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand reduces COVID-19 RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen Tests' costs

    Uttarakhand Government reduces COVID-19 RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests' costs. RT-PCR test can now be done at Rs 500 (Rs 900 earlier) and Rapid Antigen Test at Rs 427 (Rs 719 earlier).

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi addresses 18th Convocation of Tezpur University in Assam

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 18th Convocation of Tezpur University in Assam. 

  • 10:11 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Sensex down 98.20 points

    Sensex down 98.20 points, currently at 49,526.56. Nifty at 14,600.45

  • 10:10 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu Health Minister, Dr C Vijayabaskar takes Covaxin shot

    Tamil Nadu Health Minister, Dr. C Vijayabaskar took Covaxin shot in Chennai. He tweeted, 'I am doing this as a doctor & member of IMA, to instill confidence among Health Care Workers. I request all to get vaccinated and safeguard themselves from COVID-19.'

  • 10:10 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India reports 14,545 new COVID-19 cases

    India reported 14,545 new COVID-19 cases, 18,002 discharges, and 163 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry.

    • Total cases: 1,06,25,428
    • Active cases: 1,88,688    
    • Total discharges: 1,02,83,708 
    • Death toll: 1,53,032
    • Total vaccinated: 10,43,534
  • 8:45 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi remains enveloped in a layer of fog, temperature drops

    Delhi remains enveloped in a layer of fog, temperature drops in the city. Visuals from India Gate. Current temperature in the national capital is 6.8 degree Celsius as per India Meteorological Department (IMD).

  • 7:56 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi to address 18th convocation of Assam's Tezpur University today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 18th convocation of Assam's Tezpur University today.