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New Delhi Updated on: November 16, 2020 22:44 IST
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Breaking News November 16

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  • 9:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh reports 82 new COVID-19 cases

    Chandigarh reported 82 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total positive cases to 15,886. A total of 14,584 patients recovered from the infection till date, death toll 250. The active cases stand at 1,052.

  • 9:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab reports 445 new COVID-19 cases

    Punjab reported 445 new COVID-19 cases, 570 discharges and 23 death. The total cases in the state rise to 1,42,082, including 1,32,001 recoveries and 4,480 deaths. The active cases stand at 5,601.

  • 9:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 3,012 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths reported

    3,012 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths and 4,376 discharged cases reported in West Bengal, as per the State Health Department.

    • Total cases: 4,34,563
    • Active cases: 27,897
    • Death toll: 7,714
    • Total discharges: 3,98,952
  • 9:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana reports 2,153 new COVID-19 cases

    Haryana reports 2,153 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 2,02,027. A total of 1,80,647 discharged so far after recovering from the infection, death toll 2038. The active cases stands at 19,342.

  • 8:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai reports 409 new COVID-19 cases

    Mumbai reported 409 new COVID-19 cases, 529 recoveries/discharges, and 12 deaths today. The total cases here rise to 2,70,113, including 2,45,774 recoveries/discharges and 10,582 deaths. The active cases stand at 9807.

  • 8:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 1157 new COVID-19 cases

    Karnataka reported 1157 new COVID-19 cases, 2188 discharges and 12 deaths today. The total cases in the state rise to 8,62,804, including 8,25,141 discharges and 11,541 deaths.

  • 6:43 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 390 new COVID-19 cases reported

    390 new COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir today. 150 from Jammu division and 240 from the Kashmir division. Total number of cases now at 1,03,009 including 5,588 active cases, 95,824 recoveries, and 1,597 deaths. 

  • 6:41 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala reports 2,710 new cases, 6,567 recoveries

    Kerala reports 2,710 new cases, 6,567 recoveries, and 19 deaths today. The active number of cases now at 70,925.

  • 6:40 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur reports 178 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Manipur reported 178 new COVID-19 positive cases and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 22,049. The death toll at 224. The numbers of active and recovered cases are 2,993 and 18,832, respectively. 

  • 6:38 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra reports 2,535 new COVID-19 cases

    Maharashtra reported 2,535 new COVID-19 cases, 3,001 recoveries, and 60 deaths today. There are 84,386 active cases in the State and 16,18,380 patients have recovered so far. The death toll is at 46,034. 

  • 2:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    DJ Halli violence case: Absconding accused Riyazuddin arrested

  • 2:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    NEP 2020 is one of the most holistic documents on education: Vice Prez Venkaiah Naidu at Hyderabad University

  • 2:30 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM asks seers to disseminate message of 'vocal for local'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged seers to help spread the message of "vocal for local", an initiative to promote local products. He also unveiled a 'Statue of Peace' to mark the 151st birth celebration of Jainacharya Vijay Vallab Surishwer in Rajasthan's Pali district through video conferencing.

    Modi said that seers had played an important role in strengthening the freedom movement and asserted that it was now the time to focus on 'vocal for local' campaign.

    "I would like to request our saints and seers that wherever they go and speak, the message of 'vocal for local' should be spread by them," he said while addressing a programme through video conferencing.

  • 2:27 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Elderly couple beaten to death in Jharkhand

    An elderly couple was beaten to death when they protested drinking of liquor in public by some people in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said on Monday.

    The couple - Saini Gop (70) and Phulo Devi (65) - was beaten to death near Satpara Ghatta village under the jurisdiction of Gumla Nagar Police station on Sunday evening, the police said.

  • 2:22 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Rains lash Haryana and Punjab, temperatures dip

    Many places in Haryana and Punjab received rains, causing a dip in the mercury on Monday, the Meteorological Department said. A few places, including Chandigarh, received showers on Monday morning as well.

    Among other places which received rains on Sunday are Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Patiala, Ludhiana, Panchkula, Ambala, Sonipat, Gurgaon, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Jind and Hisar.     

    Isolated places in Haryana were also lashed by a hailstorm. The minimum temperature in the two states dropped by a few notches after the rains, Met department officials said.

  • 1:06 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi unveils ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark 151st Jayanti of Jainacharya

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils the ‘Statue of Peace’ in Pali, Rajasthan to mark the 151st Jayanti celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj, via video link.

    "Both Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Jainacharya Vijay Vallabh Ji dedicated their lives to the service of nation. I'm fortunate that I got opportunities to unveil statues of both the leaders ('Statue of Unity' and 'Statue of Peace')," says PM Narendra Modi.

  • 12:31 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Wholesale prices in India rose 1.48 per cent in October: Govt

    The rate of inflation, based on the monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at 1.48% (provisional) for the month of October 2020 (over October 2019), as compared to 0.00 % during the corresponding month of the previous year

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

    It's his personal opinion, not party's stand: RJD's Manoj Jha on Shivanand Tiwari's Rahul Gandhi was on picnic during Bihar poll

    It's his personal opinion & not party's stand. There's a proper time & place for any analysis which will be done to identify where did we lack in cooperation & synergy, says RJD's Manoj Jha on party leader Shivanand Tiwari's remark 'polls were in full swing & Rahul Gandhi was on picnic'.

     

  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    No reimposition of lockdown in Delhi: Satyendar Jain

  • 11:32 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Uttarakhand: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat & UP CM Yogi Adityanath participated in portal closing ceremony of Kedarnath temple

  • 11:29 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar CM designate Nitish Kumar to be held in Patna today

  • 11:28 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maha village bids emotional farewell to martyred Army jawan

    Amid slogans hailing him, hundreds of villagers and family members bid a tearful farewell to martyred Army jawan Rushikesh Jondhale as his mortal remains were consigned to flames at his native place in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district on Monday.

    The body of Jondhale (20), who was killed on Friday during cross-LoC firing by Pakistani soldiers at Gurez in Jammu and Kashmir, was brought to Pune in an Indian Air Force plane on Sunday and then taken to his native village Bahirewadi in Ajra tehsil of neighbouring Kolhapur.

    The soldier is survived by his parents and sister. On Monday morning, hundreds of residents of the Bahirewadi village took part in his final journey.

    Amid chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Rushikesh Amar Rahein' by emotional villagers, the jawan's mortal remains were cremated with full military honours.

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

    Basti: Body of 18-year-old girl found in Kathwaliya village of Kalwari

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

    Himachal Pradesh: 7 killed, 1 injured after vehicle fell down in Suketi Khad water stream in Mandi

  • 9:44 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Patna: Amit Shah, JP Nadda to attend swearing-in of Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM today

    BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah to attend oath-taking ceremony of JD(U) Chief and Bihar CM designate Nitish Kumar in Patna, today.

  • 9:43 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat: CM Vijay Rupani offers prayers at Panchdev temple in Gandhinagar along with his wife

  • 9:42 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed due to snowfall at Jawahar Tunnel area.

  • 8:35 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mizoram reports 3 new COVID-19 cases today taking the total cases to 3,396

    Mizoram on Monday reported 3 new COVID-19 cases today taking the total cases to 3,396. A total of 2,876 people have been discharged in the State, after recovering from the infection, death toll at 4. Active cases stand at 516.

  • 8:17 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra: Devotees visit Mumbai's Siddhivinayak Temple as religious places reopen from today

  • 8:16 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Uttarakhand: People visit Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district amid light snowfall | WATCH

  • 8:15 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Himachal Pradesh: Shimla district's Mandhol village covered under a blanket of snow.

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

    PM Modi to unveil ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark 151st Jayanti of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unveil the ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark the 151st Jayanti celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj today.