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New Delhi Updated on: November 13, 2020 23:38 IST
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Breaking News November 13

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 53 million, including 1,298,555 fatalities. As many as 37,187,208 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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  • 10:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra

    Maharashtra recorded 4,132 new coronavirus cases on Friday, which took the case tally to 17,40,461, the state health department said.

  • 10:06 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Last metro service to be at 10 pm from terminal stations on Diwali

    The last service from terminal stations of all Delhi Metro lines will be at 10 pm on Saturday on account of Diwali, officials said. 

  • 9:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ajeet Sharma appointed Bihar Congress Legislative Party leader: Chhattisgarh CM

    Ajeet Sharma has been appointed as Bihar Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader, Chhattisgarh CM and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel said on Friday.

  • 8:29 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bihar State Pollution Control Board orders complete ban on firecrackers in 3 cities

    The Bihar State Pollution Control Board on Friday put a complete ban on sale or use of firecrackers in Patna, Muzaffarpur and Gaya, abiding by the
    National Green Tribunals (NGT) directive for maintaining ambient air quality in all cities and towns where it was "poor or worse" in November last.

  • 8:12 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on PNB

    State-run Punjab National Bank on Friday said the RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on it for contravention of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act.

  • 7:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    AQI 'very poor' in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon

    The air quality deteriorated slightly but stayed in 'very poor' category in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurgaon in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Friday, according to a government agency. READ MORE

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ayodhya Deepotsav: Earthen lamps lit on the bank of River Saryu

  • 7:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ayodhya Deepotsav: CM Adityanath lights lamp at Ram ki Paidi

  • 6:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Medical, paramedical colleges to start from Dec 1: Karnataka Health Minister

    Medical and paramedical colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (ARGUHS) would resume regular classes from December 1, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Friday.

     

  • 5:53 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Greek PM vows virus vaccinations will be free

    Greece’s prime minister says the government will provide the coronavirus vaccine, when it becomes available, to all Greeks free of charge.

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis made the comments while chairing a ministerial meeting about the government’s vaccination strategy for COVID-19. Greece has seen a resurgence of the virus’s spread that is putting pressure on the country’s health system.

  • 5:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Green firecrackers to have QR coding system

    Green firecrackers sold this year would have a novel feature of quick response (QR) coding system to avoid manufacturing and sale of counterfeit products, the Karnataka government has said in its order.

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

    Grand Deepotsav celebrations start in Ayodhya

    Deepotsav celebrations began on Friday in the holy city of Ayodhya in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a Diwali event which will also see the lighting of a record 5.
    51 lakh earthen lamps at dusk.

    Soon after landing in Ayodhya, the Governor and the chief minister offered prayers to Lord Ram and later welcomed actors representing Lord Ram, Goddess Sita and Lakshman who descended on the Saryu bank in a 'pushpak viman' -- a helicopter.

  • 4:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    J&K: Multiple ceasefire violations by Pak along LoC, 3 security forces personnel among 6 killed

    Three security forces personnel were among six persons killed in multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) from Gurez sector to Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

  • 4:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    France announces killing of Al Qaeda military leader in Mali

    French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly announced on Friday that the country's forces have killed Bah ag Moussa, a military leader of Al Qaeda's North Africa wing, in Mali.

    "This is a major success in the fight against terrorism that France is leading with its partners in the Sahel," Xinhua news agency quoted Par;y as saying.

    "A historic figure of the jihadi movement in the Sahel, Bah ag Moussa is considered responsible for several attacks against Malian and international forces," she added in a statement.

    Moussa, a military leader of the Rally for the Victory of Islam and Muslims, an Al Qaeda wing operating in the Sahel region, was killed on Tuesday during an operation involving significant intelligence resources, ground troops and helicopters, according to the Defence Ministry.

    France has led a special military operation to curb insurgency in the Sahel region since 2014.

  • 3:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ayodhya Deepotsav: CM Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at Ram Janmabhoomi

  • 2:43 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain likely to occur Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal: IMD

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain likely to occur at a few places on 14th November over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal area. Thunderstorm with heavy rain likely to occur at isolated places over Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram & Thoothukudi districts of Tamil Nadu, says IMD

  • 2:09 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    MP: FIR registered against Computer Baba in Bhopal

  • 12:54 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    COVID-19 situation in Delhi should come under control in the next 7 to 10 days: Kejriwal

    The #COVID19 situation in Delhi should come under control in the next 7 to 10 days. We are taking all the necessary measures: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

  • 12:52 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Pakistan violates ceasefire in three sectors along LoC

    Pakistani troops opened fire in three sectors along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said. The first ceasefire violation was reported from Izmarg in Gurez sector of Bandipora district around noon and it was followed by another round of firing in Keran sector of Kupwara district a few minutes later, they said. 

    The Pakistan Army also fired towards Indian positions in Uri sector of Baramulla district, they said. No casualties have been reported in the incidents, the officials said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating in all the three sectors.

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Piyush Goyal extends wishes to everyone on occasion of Diwali

  • 12:23 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Take responsibility of Congress' loss in Bihar: Tariq Anwar

  • 11:59 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    World Health Organisation is establishing the WHO Global Centre on Traditional Medicine in India, to strengthen the research on traditional medicines, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi inaugurates 2 Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan, Gujarat

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar (Gujarat) and National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur (Rajasthan), via video conferencing.

  • 10:00 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at at a powerloom unit in Bhiwandi

  • 10:00 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Ayodhya's 'Ram ki Paidi' ghats decorated with diyas for 'Deepotsav'

  • 9:50 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: Next batch of Indian UN Peacekeepers set to leave for South Sudan

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

    4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands today

    Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck the Andaman Islands at 0845 hours today, says National Center for Seismology

  • 9:47 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Sensex falls 206.58 points to 43,150.61 in opening session; Nifty slips 52.85 points to 12,637.95

  • 8:12 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bengal logs record recovery of 4,453 COVID patients

    West Bengal on Thursday reported the highest single-day recovery of 4,453 COVID-19 patients, taking the total number of cured people to 3,81,149, the health department said in a bulletin.

    The discharge rate is now 90.57 per cent. The death toll rose to 7,506 after 54 more people succumbed to the disease.

  • 8:12 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bihar reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths, 523 new cases

    Five more persons died of COVID-19 in Bihar on Thursday, raising the death toll to 1,167, while 523 fresh cases took the tally to 2,25,499, the health department said in a bulletin.

    Altogether 536 patients also recovered from the disease, taking the total number of cured people to 2,17,958, the bulletin said. The recovery rate is now 96.66 per cent. The number of active cases currently is 6,374 in the state.

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

    PM Modi to inaugurate 2 Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan, Gujarat

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat on Ayurveda Day today.

  • 8:07 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: Air quality in 'very poor' category at Okhla Phase-2

  • 7:21 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Nepal bus accident claims 9 lives

    At least 9 dead and 34 others injured in a passenger bus accident in Baitadi district of Nepal: Police

  • 7:20 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat on Ayurveda Day today

  • 6:51 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    2G mobile Internet service extended in 18 out of 20 districts till Nov 26 in J-K

    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday ordered continuance of 2G mobile data services in 18 of the 20 districts of the Union Territory till November 26 citing apprehension about misuse of high-speed Internet to disrupt the district development council and panchayat polls.

  • 6:42 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Earthquake hits Assam

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 on the Richter Scale, hit Karbi Anglong, Assam at 3:23 am today: National Centre for Seismology

  • 6:41 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Floating crane crashes in Tamil Nadu

    Tamil Nadu: A floating crane involved in the construction of a new Pamban rail bridge in Rameshwaram crashed into the pillars of the bridge due to strong wind yesterday