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India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: January 05, 2021 23:17 IST
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Breaking News January 5

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 86 million, including 1,859,835 fatalities. As many as 61,045,542 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. brings you the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis that has resulted in job losses in millions and changing the way we work. Stay Home, Stay Safe, and Stay Informed as our team of dedicated editors/reporters bring you the latest news on coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine trial updates, photos, video, news, views and top stories from monsoon rains, business, politics, education, science, yoga, and much more in India and worldwide.

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  • 11:16 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Some hurting party from inside, 'anti-termite' solution necessary: TMC MLA Vaishali Dalmiya

    Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA from Bally Assembly Constituency, Vaishali Dalmiya in an exclusive conversation with India TV on Tuesday said some people in the party are hurting the party from inside like termite, raising concern that an anti-termite solution is necessary to save the party. | ALSO READ 


  • 9:38 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    IAF MiG-21 Bison jet crashes in Rajasthan's Suratgarh

    A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed near Suratgarh in Rajasthan on Tuesday evening. A technical malfunction is said to have caused the crash. The incident happened at 8.15 pm today. | READ MORE 

  • 7:55 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    End of speculation as govt announces COVID-19 vaccine roll out date

    Putting an end to speculation, India on Tuesday announced it would be ready to administer coronavirus vaccine by January 13. At a press briefing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the vaccine will be rolled out within ten days of receiving the emergency use authorization. The announcement comes as a major relief for India which has the second-highest number of infections in the world, after the US. READ MORE

  • 2:59 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Dayashankar Tiwari elected mayor of Nagpur

    BJP nominee Dayashankar Tiwari was on Tuesday elected as the mayorof the Nagpur Municipal Corporation, a civic official said. The election was held after the previous mayor, Sandip Joshi, resigned from the post last month and announced the name of senior BJP corporator Tiwari as his successor for the remaining tenure of 13 months.

    Earlier, after Nanda Jichkar completed her two-and-a-half-year term as mayor, the BJP had split the remaining tenure of 26 months between Joshi and Tiwari.

    Joshi took charge as mayor on November 19, 2019. The BJP is currently ruling the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) with 107 seats in the 151-member house.

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) to be partially inaugurated on 7th January

    Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) will be partially inaugurated on 7th January. This is Rewari-Mandar Section and the length of this section is 306 kilometres: Indian Railways

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Total four people in Tamil Nadu have tested positive for new strain of coronavirus

    Total four people in Tamil Nadu have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus that was first detected in United Kingdom

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Virtual toy hackathon 'Toycathon 2021' launched

    Delhi: Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhariyal & Union Minister of Women & Child Development Smriti Irani launch a virtual toy hackathon 'Toycathon 2021'.

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    67 die of drug abuse in Mizoram in 2020

    At least 67 people, including six women, have died due to substance abuse in Mizoram in 2020 with heroin being the main killer drug, an official said on
    Tuesday. The state had reported 55 drug-related fatalities in 2019.

    "All the 67 people, who died of drug abuse last year, were addicted to heroin. The state government has been taking several measures to curb the menace," the excise and narcotics department official said.

  • 1:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Speedy distribution of COVID-19 vaccine a major challenge for global govts: WHO experts

    As India launchesthe world's most ambitious and biggest vaccination drive against COVID-19, the country will encounter the formidable challenge of rapidly scaling up distribution of the vaccines to secure immunity for its entire population, two prominent Indian scientists at WHO have said.

    This daunting challenge is not only for India but also for all the governments across the globe as they start inoculating their populations to tackle the pandemic, noted Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist of WHO, and Dr Hamsadvani Kuganantham, Consultant, WHO.

  • 12:26 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    India reports 58 cases of new coronavirus strain

    The total number of cases infected with the new strain of the novel Coronavirus first reported in the UK now stands at 58: Union Health Ministry

  • 12:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    389 cadets join 144th NDA Course

    Total 389 cadets including 370 Indian cadets & 19 Foreign cadets have joined the last course (144th NDA Course). Unverified social media posts quoting me on poor intake in NDA are fake and malicious: Lt Gen Asit Mistry, Commandant National Defence Academy

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Supreme Court approves Central Vista project

    Supreme Court gives a go-ahead to the redevelopment plan of the Central Vista project

  • 10:35 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Jammu-Srinagar National Highway blocked

    Jammu-Srinagar National Highway blocked at Samroli in Udhampur due to landslides and mudslides at several places


  • 10:35 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Muradnagar roof collapse: CM Adityanath announces ex-gratia

    CM Yogi Adityanath announces ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakhs each for famillies those who lost their lives in Muradnagar roof collapse incident. The National Security Act to be imposed on the accused

  • 9:26 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Protesters at Singhu border affected due to continuous rainfall

    Protesters at Singhu border (Delhi- Haryana) affected due to continuous rainfall


  • 9:25 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Share markets today

    Sensex down 104 points in opening trade, currently at 48,072; Nifty at 14,096

  • 8:08 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Indian-American sworn-in as Ohio senator

    Niraj Antani has been sworn-in as Ohio's senator, making him the first Indian-American to serve in the state's Senate. Antani, 29, who was elected to the Ohio state Senate from the 6th District, was sworn-in on Monday.

    “I am so grateful to be able to represent the community in which I was born and raised as a State Senator,” Antani said soon after being sworn-in.

  • 7:45 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    PM to inaugurate Kochi - Mangaluru natural gas pipeline

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kochi - Mangaluru natural gas pipeline today

  • 7:44 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    SC verdict on Central Vista area today

    Supreme Court to pronounce its verdict on the petitions challenging the validity of the Centre's plan for the redevelopment of the Central Vista area, today

  • 7:44 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    UP to conduct dry run for COVID-19 vaccine

    Dry run for COVID-19 vaccine administration will be held across Uttar Pradesh today

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