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New Delhi Updated on: January 09, 2021 23:02 IST
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Breaking News January 9

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 89 million, including 1,921,995 fatalities. As many as 64,007,263 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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  • 9:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale was recorded in Himachal Pradesh's Kareri district on Saturday. READ MORE

  • 8:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Maharashtra: Decision to reopen colleges to be taken by Jan 20

    Maharashtra minister Uday Samant on Saturday said the state government will take a decision by January 20 about reopening colleges with 50 per cent capacity.

     

  • 8:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian student among winners of NASA app development challenge

    A high school student from Gurugram, Aryan Jain, is among the winners of an app development challenge organised by NASA. 

     

  • 7:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MP's anti-conversion ordinance gets governor's nod, becomes law

    Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Saturday gave assent to an ordinance which penalizes religious conversions through fraudulent means including those for the sake of marriage.

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air traffic to and fro Kashmir restored

    Air traffic to and fro Kashmir was restored on late Saturday afternoon after several flights were cancelled in the morning due to fresh snowfall in Srinagar and some other parts of the valley, officials said.

    "The flight operations resumed at the airport late afternoon and many flights arrived and then departed from here," an official of the Airports Authority of India said.

    He said air traffic was restored after weather improved in Kashmir valley and the runway at the airport was cleared off the snow.

    Earlier in the morning, the flight operations were affected because of accumulation of snow on the runway.

    Several flights were cancelled in the morning, while many others were delayed due to bad weather and poor visibility.

    The air traffic to and fro the valley was also affected earlier this week. It remained suspended for four days from Sunday the wake of heavy snowfall and was restored o Thursday.

  • 4:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air plane loses contact after taking off from Jakarta

    A Sriwijaya Air plane lost contact after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday. The plane was en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province when it lost contact. READ MORE

  • 4:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Vaccination drive against coronavirus to kick off on January 16: Govt

    The vaccination drive against coronavirus will kick off on January 16, 2021. READ MORE

  • 4:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal: BJP President JP Nadda holds roadshow in Bardhaman

  • 4:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ghazipur poultry market to remain closed for 10 days: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    The import of live birds is being banned in Delhi. the Ghazipur poultry market will remain closed for 10 days: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on the escalating scare of bird flu in the country

  • 4:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    We have sent some samples to a lab in Jalandhar, the reports will come by day after tomorrow. Delhi Govt will take the necessary decision based on reports: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal 

  • 1:47 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.3 hits Uttarkashi

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.3 on the Richter scale hit Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand. 

  • 1:46 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Snow blankets Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir

  • 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera

    Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district at about 12:30 am.

  • 1:44 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Odisha records 206 new COVID-19 cases, 244 recoveries

    Odisha recorded 206 new COVID-19 cases and 244 recoveries on January 8. The number of active cases in the state is 2,124.

  • 1:42 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Puducherry: 36 new COVID19 cases, 51 recovered cases reported

    36 new COVID19 cases and 51 recovered cases in Puducherry today.

    • Total number of cases: 38,425
    • Total active cases: 328
    • Total recovered cases: 37,461
    • Death toll: 636
  • 1:41 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    BJP chief JP Nadda offers prayers at Radha Gobind Temple in Bardhaman

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda offers prayers at Radha Gobind Temple in Bardhaman. 

  • 1:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala Congress (M) leader Jose K Mani resigns as Rajya Sabha MP

    Kerala Congress (M) leader Jose K Mani has resigned as Rajya Sabha MP. "Since I have shifted from United Democratic Front (UDF) to Left Democratic Front ( LDF), it's my moral responsibility to give up the MP post," Jose K Mani told ANI.

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra Deputy CM orders audit of all hospitals in state

    Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar ordered audit of all hospitals in state on an urgent basis following the fire incident at Bhandara District General Hospital that claimed lives of 10 people.

  • 11:05 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi inaugrates16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention

    PM Narendra Modi inaugrated the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention. Here are the highlights from his speech:

    • Today we have been connected with internet from various corners of the world but our minds are always connected with 'Maa Bharti'.
    • In the past years, Non-Resident Indians have strengthened their identity in other countries. 
    • India used to import PPE kits, masks, ventilators and testing kits from outside but today our nation is self-reliant. Today India is ready to save humanity with two 'Made in India' COVID-19 vaccines. 
    • When India stood in the face of terrorism, world too got the courage to face this challenge. Today, India is using technology to end corruption. Money worth lakhs and crores are directly being credited to account of beneficiary.
    • The ongoing campaign in India to empower the poor of the country is being discussed around the world. We have shown that in the sector of renewable energy, a developing country too can take lead. 
  • 9:40 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Former Gujarat Chief Minister Madhav Singh Solanki passes away

    Madhav Singh Solanki, a veteran Congress leader who served as Chief Minister of Gujarat four times, passed away on Saturday at the age of 93. He was also former External Affairs Minister of India in the 1991-92. 

  • 9:40 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 10 infants die in Bhandara hospital fire

    As many as ten newborn babies died after a fire broke out at a hospital in Maharashtra. According to the details, the fire was reported in the Special Newborn Care Unit of a hospital, in the wee hours on Saturday. All the infants were between a month and three months old.

  • 7:49 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Twitter permanently suspends US President Donald Trump's account

    Twitter permanently suspends outgoing US President Donald Trump's account "due to the risk of further incitement of violence". After the suspension of his personal Twitter account, US President Donald Trump tweeted from his official @POTUS account but the tweets were taken down within minutes.