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New Delhi Updated on: November 24, 2020 23:14 IST
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Breaking News November 24

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 58 million, including 1,401,516 fatalities. As many as 41,139,197 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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  • 10:51 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Roshni Scam: There was a conscious loot by powerful people, says Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Accusing Congress and National Conference leaders of encroaching large tracts of government and forest land in Jammu and Kashmir, senior BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe into the alleged 'Roshni scam'. READ MORE

  • 10:04 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Cyclone Nivar to slam Tamil Nadu, Puducherry as very severe cyclonic storm

    A cyclone will come rolling into Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as a severe storm on Wednesday, bringing the state to a halt. Chhristened 'Nivar', the cyclone was very likely to cross the coast between Karaikal in Puducherry and Mamallapuram over 50 kilometers from Chennai late Wednesday evening as a severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 100-110 km per hour gusting to 120 kmph, the India Meteorological Department said. READ MORE


  • 9:30 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    GHMC Polls: BJP leader says 'will do surgical strike to remove Pakistanis', Asaduddin Owaisi hits back

    Ahead of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls, war of words between political competitors is also getting intense. In one such incident, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has hit out at a BJP leader who in a statement talked about conducting a surgical strike in old city if they wins polls. READ MORE

  • 9:28 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi says vaccine in last leg of trials

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the Chief Ministers of all the states and UTs to work on developing the infrastructure required for the distribution of the Covid vaccine. READ MORE

  • 9:21 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress prepares for AICC organisational elections - Will Rahul Gandhi file nomination for president?

    The third meeting of Central Election Authority committee of Congress party headed by senior Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry took place on Tuesday at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi. READ MORE

  • 9:11 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    UP govt approves proposal to rename Ayodhya airport

    Uttar Pradesh Cabinet clears proposal to rename Ayodhya airport as Maryada Purushottam Sri Ram Airport, reports ANI.

  • 8:39 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Govt blocks 43 Chinese mobile apps in India

    The government has blocked at least 43 mobile apps for access in India. MangoTV, AliSuppliers Mobile App, Alibaba Workbench, WeTV - TV version, WeTV - Cdrama, Kdrama&More, WeTV Lite are among the apps banned in India. READ MORE

  • 8:38 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Yogi Adityanath govt passes bill on Unlawful Conversion to check 'love jihad'

    The Uttar Pradesh government has passed a bill against 'Love Jihad'. The Unlawful Conversion bill has provisions that can land offenders in jail for upto five years. The law against forced religious conversions was approved days after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued a warning. READ MORE


  • 2:13 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Nivar Cyclone is currently 50km south-west of Chennai

    Nivar Cyclone is currently 50km south-west of Chennai and is moving north-westward. The prediction is that it is likely to move towards Tamil Nadu coast & cross close to Puducherry at around 5pm tomorrow. It will intensify further: RK Jenamani, senior scientist, IMD.

  • 1:00 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Cyclone Nivar: Puducherry orders imposition of Section 144 from 9pm tonight

    Puducherry District Magistrate orders imposition of Section 144 from 9 pm tonight till 6 am, 26th Nov in entire Puducherry region, in wake of Cyclone Nivar. All shops & establishments will remain closed. Only milk stations, petrol stations & pharmacies are allowed to operate.

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Delhi saw peak on Nov 10, cases decreasing since then: Delhi CM to PM Modi

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal informed PM Modi that Delhi saw a peak of 8600 COVID-19 cases on 10 November in the third peak. Since then cases and positivity rate are steadily decreasing. The high severity of the third wave is due to many factors including pollution. 

  • 12:30 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

     Petrol and diesel prices at Rs 81.59/litre (increase by Rs 0.06) and Rs 71.41/litre (increase by Rs 0.16), respectively today.

  • 12:29 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Rain or thundershowers very likely at many places over south coastal Andhra Pradesh & Rayalaseema on 25 & 26 November: Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam.

  • 11:14 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    India test-fires land-attack version of BrahMos missile

    India today testfired a land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The target of the missile was on another island there, news agency ANI reported quoting sources.

    The supersonic cruise missile was testfired at 10 AM today and it successfully hit its target. The test was conducted by the Indian Army which has many regiments of the DRDO-developed Missile system. The strike range of BrahMos missile has now been enhanced to over 400 km.

  • 11:12 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Coastal parts of Chennai on alert ahead of Cyclone Nivar.

  • 10:22 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Nivar Cyclone is very likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on Nov 25

    Nivar Cyclone is very likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram around Puducherry during 25th November 2020 evening as a severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    With 37,975 new COVID cases, India's tally breaches 91 lakh-mark

    With 37,975 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 91,77,841. With 480 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,34,218 . Total active cases at 4,38,667 . Total discharged cases at 86,04,955 with 42,314 new discharges in last 24 hrs

  • 9:31 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Two wanted criminals nabbed after shootout in Delhi's Rohini area

    Special cell of Delhi Police arrested two criminals following an encounter in Rohini area. The acussed are wanted in murder and extortion cases. Arms and ammunition recovered, Delhi Police informed.

  • 8:19 AM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Delhi AIQ and temperature

    Air Quality Index (AQI) is at 400 (very poor) in Patparganj area, as per Central Pollution Control Board data. 

    Mercury level also dips in the national capital, with an IMD forecast of 10° Celsius minimum & 25° Celsius maximum temperature for today.

  • 7:26 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    PM Modi to hold meet with state CMs over COVID-19 situation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with Chief Ministers of States over COVID-19 situation, through video conferencing today

  • 6:37 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    West Bengal COVID-19 tally

    The COVID-19 death toll in West Bengal rose to 8,072 after 47 more people succumbed to the disease on Monday, while 3,557 new cases of infection took the tally to 4,59,918, the state health department said in a bulletin.

  • 6:37 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Assam COVID-19 tally

    Assam reports 169 new COVID-19 cases today.

    Total cases in the State now at 2,11,682 including 2,07,525 recoveries, 3,179 active cases, and 975 deaths: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma