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New Delhi Updated on: January 06, 2021 23:06 IST
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Breaking News January 6

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 86 million, including 1,875,451 fatalities. As many as 61,531,300 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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  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Amit Shah on 2-day visit to Mizoram from Jan 9

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Mizoram from January 9, a state Home Department official said on Wednesday. He will arrive at Lengpui Airport on January 9, where he is expected to be received by Chief Minister Zoramthanga, he said.

    The Union home minister will inspect the land customs station at Zokhawthar village in Champhai district along the India-Myanmar border, the official said.

    Shah will leave for Delhi on January 10, he added.

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Board approves fund for the procurement of 1000 AC Low Floor CNG buses, also approves increase in ceiling of gratuity for DTC employees: DTC

  • 6:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ahead of vaccine roll out, second dry run to take place on January 8 in all districts of the country.

  • 5:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar visits NMCH covid vaccine storage centre

  • 5:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    J K Maheswari sworn in as Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court

    Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari on Wednesday sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court. Governor Ganga Prasad administered the oath of office to Justice Maheshwari during a function held in Raj Bhavan.

    Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, his ministerial colleagues, members of bar and bench of the high court and senior officials attended the event.

    Justice Maheshwari was the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

  • 5:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied bail by London court: Reuters

  • 5:14 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    India, France to hold annual strategic dialogue on Jan 7: MEA

    India and France will hold their annual strategic dialogue on Thursday and the two sides will hold discussions on wide-ranging bilateral and global issues, a Ministry of External Affairs statement said. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will lead the Indian delegation at the talks, while the French delegation will be led by Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to the French President.

    The two sides will hold discussions on wide-ranging bilateral and global issues, the MEA said.

    Bonne will also call on other Indian dignitaries. The last edition of the strategic dialogue was held in February 2020 in Paris, it said.

  • 4:36 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Congress President appoints Bhupesh Baghel, Mukul Wasnik, Ashok Gehlot, BK Hariprasad and others as senior observers for overseeing Election Campaign Management and Coordination in states where assembly election is going to be held in 2021: Congress

  • 3:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Over 1 million people in Russia have now been vaccinated with Sputnik V: Statement

  • 3:01 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    ED summons Sanjay Raut's wife again in PMC Bank money laundering case

    The ED has issued fresh summons against Varsha Raut, wife of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, for a second round of questioning on January 11 in connection with the Rs 4,300 crore PMC Bank money laundering case, sources told PTI.

  • 2:55 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    4 workers killed due to toxic gas leak in Rourkela Steel Plant

  • 2:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat: Class for 10th, 12th to resume from 11th Jan, COVID19 guidelines to be followed

    Classes for students of 10th & 12th standard will resume from 11th January, following all COVID19 guidelines, says Gujarat Education Minister, Bhupendrasinh Chudasama

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

    Kolkata International Film Festival 2021 to be held virtually: CM Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata International Film Festival 2021 to be held virtually, on a smaller scale, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

     

  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gold futures gain on spot demand

    Gold prices rose Rs 60 to Rs 51780 per 10 gram in the futures trade on Wednesday as speculators created fresh positions on a firm spot demand.

    On the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold contracts for the February delivery traded higher by Rs 60, or 0.12 per cent, at Rs 51,780 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 10,292 lots.

    Fresh positions built up by participants led to the rise in gold prices, analysts said. Globally, gold prices traded 0.11 per cent higher at USD 1,956.50 per ounce in New York.

  • 1:16 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    SC issues notice to UP, Uttarakhand over laws on inter-faith marraige

    Supreme Court issues notice to Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand after hearing a petition challenging the laws brought by the two state governments to check unlawful religious conversions

  • 1:14 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bird flu not found in any poultry farm, temporarily restricted trafficking of poultry from Kerala: MP CM

    Bird flu not found in any poultry farm in the affected area.  We will temporarily restrict trafficking of poultry from Kerala and other affected states. We are keeping a watch on the situation, said Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

  • 12:07 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi Police busts online "sextortion" gang, 6 arrested from Mewat, Rajasthan

    Delhi Police Cyber Cell has busted an online "sextortion" gang and arrested six persons from Mewat region of Rajasthan

  • 12:06 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Total 71 persons detected with new UK mutant strain

    The total number of cases infected with the UK strain of the Coronavirus now stands at 71, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • 12:05 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Mizoram on 9th and 10th January.

  • 12:05 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mumbai: Case filed against unknown person over death threat to Mumbai mayor, probe underway

    Mumbai: Case registered against an unknown person in Azad Maidan Police station over death threat to Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar; investigation underway 

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

    Kerala HC Sets Aside Trial Court Judgment Acquitting Accused; Orders Re-Trial

    Kerala High Court sets aside Palakkad Special Court order acquitting all the accused in Palakkad minor sisters' rape and death case. Court also ordered re-trial in the case & all four accused should appear before the trial court on Jan 20

  • 10:44 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    EIMPA writes to West Bengal CM over100% occupancy in cinema halls

    Eastern India Motion Picture Association writes to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over the "resumption of cinema shows with 100 per cent seating capacity".

  • 10:22 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bird Flu Alert: Rajasthan, MP, HP & Kerala set up a control room in New Delhi

    After confirmation of bird flu in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh & Kerala, Dept of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, GoI has set up a control room in New Delhi to take stock on a daily basis of preventive & control measures undertaken by State authorities, said Govt of India

  • 9:48 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to hold meeting over Bird flu scare

    Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to hold a meeting of relevant departments today over Bird flu scare

  • 9:46 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra: 2 trucks catch fire after collision on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway; none hurt

    Two trucks caught fire after colliding on the busy Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway here in Maharashtra in the early hours of Wednesday, police said. No one was injured in the accident, they said,

    The two trucks coming from opposite directions collided head-on at Sakwar village in Vasai taluka around 3.30 am and then burst into flames, an official from the Mira- Bhayander Vasai-Virar (MBVV) police control room said.

    Local fire personnel and police rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused after about half-an-hour, he said.

    The charred vehicles were later removed from the road and traffic movement on the highway was normal, he said.

    It was not immediately known what the trucks were carrying, the official said.

  • 9:45 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    BSE Sensex up 57 points in opening trade, currently at 48,495; Nifty at 14,227

  • 8:14 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Heavy rains, hailstorm lash Haryana's Gurugram | Watch

  • 8:06 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    4 IPS officers transferred in UP

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred four IPS officers on Tuesday night, posting new SPs in Pratapgarh, Barabanki and Sultanpur districts. The SP of Sultanpur, Shivhari Meena, has been shifted to Pratapgarh in the same capacity while Barabanki SP Arvind Chaturvedi will take over as the new Superintendent of Police in Sultanpur, a Home Department spokesman said.

    Yamuna Prasad, posted in PAC headquarter, has been given the charge of Barabanki SP, the spokesman said, adding the Pratapgarh SP has been shifted to the regional intelligence unit, Bareilly, in the same capacity.

  • 8:05 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Three dead in Jaipur-Delhi highway crash

    Three men, who were on separate motorcycles, were killed on Tuesday night and three others injured when a speeding truck hit them on the Jaipur-Delhi highway here, police said.

    The accident occurred in Brahmpuri area where the truck, which was on its way from Jaipur towards Delhi, hit a bike near Eidgah. The truck hit two more motorcycles when its driver sped away, they said.

    Mohammad Salam (22), Rajkumar (31) and Lalchand (32) were killed in the accident, police said. After hitting the bikes, the truck overturned after travelling 2 km. The truck driver has been detained, they added.

  • 8:05 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Budaun: 50-year-old Anganwadi worker allegedly raped, murdered in Ughaiti area

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Thunderstorm, moderate rains likely in parts of Delhi-NCR, Muzaffarnagar in next 2 hours: IMD

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain would occur at isolated places over & adjoining areas of South, Southwest, Northwest Delhi, Rewari, Bhiwadi, Manesar, Gurugram, Palwal, and Muzaffarnagar during next 2 hours (issued at  6:15 am): India Meteorological Department

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy figures arrested: Reports

    Over 50 pro-democratic activists in Hong Kong have been arrested for breaking the city’s contentious national security law, local media reported

  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Parts of Delhi witnesses spells of rain and hailstorm | Watch