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News Updates: No new UK strain of COVID-19 cases, tally remains at 116

There is no change in the total number of persons found positive with the new UK strain of COVID19 since yesterday, the number of infected persons remains at 116: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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11:47 PM


  • 2,24,301 beneficiaries given COVID-19 vaccine so far; 447 cases of adverse effect reported: Govt
  • SC-appointed panel on farm laws to hold first meeting on Jan 19
  • No new UK strain of COVID-19 cases, tally remains at 116
  • Kerala logs 5,005 new COVID-19 cases, 4,408 recoveries
  • 126 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Rajasthan reports 261 new cases, 496 recoveries, and 1 death today.
11:09 PM

Assam reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, 3 fresh fatalities

11:08 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Balakote sector in Poonch district at 2230 hours.

11:03 PM

Government officials likely to hold a meeting with representatives of pharma industries and other stakeholders to discuss the future course of Covid vaccination efforts clarifies source to ANI

10:32 PM

BCCI Apex Council meeting: New Zealand to tour India, decision on domestic season soon

10:30 PM

Italy reports 377 coronavirus deaths, 12,415 new cases

10:30 PM

Death toll of Indonesia's earthquake rises to 73, over 27,000 flee home

10:30 PM

56,943 persons have tested positive for COVID19 in Himachal Pradesh, till now.

09:58 PM

US music producer Phil Spector is dead: Prison authority

09:55 PM

Amazon Prime Video officials in India summoned by the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, in connection with the controversy around web series 'Tandav'

09:14 PM

UAE lowers age requirement for COVID-19 vaccines to 16

09:14 PM

Manipur reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, 58 discharges, and no deaths today.

09:11 PM

Tamil Nadu reported 589 new cases, 770 discharges, and 7 deaths in the last 24 hours: State Health Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu

08:25 PM

Rajasthan reports 261 new COVID-19 cases, 496 recoveries, and 1 death today.

08:25 PM

UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

08:03 PM

After surge in Covid-19 cases, Singapore imposes border restrictions

08:02 PM

126 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Jammu and Kashmir

08:01 PM

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology has summoned Facebook and Twitter on Jan 21 on misuse of social media.

07:57 PM

Today being Sunday, only 6 states conducted coronavirus vaccination drive and a total of 17,072 beneficiaries received jabs: Health Ministry

07:56 PM

Maharashtra reports 3081 new COVID-19 cases, 2342 discharges, and 50 deaths today

07:47 PM

Most of the adverse events following immunisation reported so far are minor cases such as fever, headache, nausea: Govt on COVID vaccination

07:39 PM

No fine for not wearing masks inside private vehicles, says Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

07:39 PM

Four new cases take Nagaland's COVID-19 tally to 12,058

07:39 PM

In 553 sessions, a total of 17,072 beneficiaries were vaccinated today. A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries vaccinated so far: Health Ministry

07:22 PM

447 cases of AEFI reported on 16th and 17th January, only three required hospitalisation: Health Ministry

07:20 PM

2,07,229 people were vaccinated on day one- the highest day one vaccination number in the world; Higher than the US, UK and France on day one: Health Ministry

07:04 PM

Schools, coaching institutes in Rajasthan set to reopen on Monday after nearly 10 months

06:59 PM

Lebanon signs with Pfizer for 2.1 million vaccine doses

06:41 PM

UK demands China grant UN access to Xinjiang over abuses

Britain's government on Sunday pressed China to allow UN rights inspectors to visit Xinjiang after raising anew allegations of "appalling" human rights abuses against the Uighur minority people.
06:34 PM

Goa sees 60 COVID-19 cases; no fresh fatality

06:33 PM

U.S. Vice president-elect Harris set to resign Senate seat on Monday

06:26 PM

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to hold a rally in Purulia on 19th January

06:25 PM

5005 new Covid-19 cases, 4408 recoveries, and 21 deaths reported in Kerala today.

06:25 PM

UK hopes to ease lockdown from March: Minister

06:11 PM

NIA has started to register cases against those who are a part of the farmers' movement or those who have lent their support to it. All farmers' unions condemn this. We will fight this in every possible way.

- Krantikari Kisan Union chief Darshan Pal

06:07 PM

Bhartiya Kisan Union Lokshakti has written to the Delhi Police Commissioner seeking permission to hold the farmers' agitation at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi

06:02 PM

527 COVID-19 positive women delivered babies at LNJP Hospital since March last year: Official

06:01 PM

No new UK strain of COVID-19 cases, tally remains at 116

06:00 PM

Amit Shah launches farmer-friendly projects in Karnataka's Bagalkot, emphasises on use of ethanol

05:44 PM

No disruption to official Republic Day function. No sit-in or gherao of any prominent building. All Tractors to have national flag and Kisan Flag, no political flags... Will be peaceful.

- Yogendra Yadav

05:43 PM

Tractor Parade of farmers will be inside Delhi on Republic Day. This will be on Outer Ring Road: says Yogendra Yadav

05:37 PM

With 161 new COVID-19 cases, Andhra Pradesh's tally reaches 8,85,985

05:04 PM

Doubling farmers’ income biggest priority of Narenda Modi government and three central farm laws would ensure manifold hike in their earnings.

- Union Home Minister Amit Shah

05:04 PM

UK mulls enforced hotel quarantine for all travellers

04:59 PM

CBI arrests a senior railway engineering service officer along with two others for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 1 crores. Searches underway at 20 locations in five states: CBI official

04:28 PM

Legendary classical musician Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan dies at 89

04:19 PM

Delhi schools prepare to open the doors to classes 10, 12 students after pandemic-induced closure

04:14 PM

ED arrests 2 Chinese nationals in money laundering case

04:12 PM

Austria extends third COVID-19 lockdown to Feb 8

03:54 PM

IndiGo Surat-Kolkata flight today was diverted to Bhopal as a precaution after the pilot felt a momentary foul odour. The aircraft is currently under inspection at Bhopal. The passengers accommodated on another aircraft: IndiGo airlines

03:46 PM

Thailand confirms 374 new COVID-19 cases

03:44 PM

10 new mass vaccination centres to open up across UK

  • Ten new large-scale centres, including a rugby ground, racecourse, food court and a cathedral, will open up next week across Britain to join the seven already delivering vaccine.
  • It comes as a further 324,233 vaccine doses were administered across the UK to take the total above 3.5 million, a milestone hailed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as a "fantastic national effort".
03:43 PM

246 new COVID cases, 8 deaths in Delhi

03:36 PM

Brivio appointed Alpine F1 racing director

Italian Davide Brivio will join the Alpine Formula One team from MotoGP as racing director, Renault chief executive Luca de Meo said on Sunday. Brivio's departure from reigning MotoGP champions Suzuki was announced on Jan. 7 amid speculation he was heading for the Renault-owned F1 team that has been renamed as the Alpine sportscar brand.
03:19 PM

Mizoram: Schools to reopen for Class 10, 12 students from Jan 22

According to the new unlock guidelines issued on Saturday schools and hostels will reopen from January 22 for students of class 10 and 12. The guidelines said churches will be allowed to open with 50 per cent sitting capacity or 200 attendees on every Saturday and Sunday noon time from first February.
02:56 PM

TMC appoints new West Bengal unit President

A day after she dismissed speculations about joining BJP, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Satabdi Roy was appointed as the vice-president of the party's West Bengal unit.
02:43 PM

NASA's moon rocket test cut short

The "hot-fire" test at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi was supposed to last a little over eight minutes -- the time the engines would burn in flight -- but they shut down just over a minute into the burn.
02:30 PM

CRPF, DRDO to launch two-wheeler ambulance

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), DRDO, have developed 'RAKSHITA' - a bike ambulance to attend urgent evacuation needs of security force personnel in event of a medical emergency or battle injury in conflict zones and is set to launch in Delhi on January 18.
02:10 PM

Trinamool Congress appoints Birbhum MP Shatabdi Roy as vice-president of the party's West Bengal unit.

02:02 PM

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will visit India ahead of the G7 summit. He also said that as ‘pharmacy of the world’, India already supplies more than 50% of the world’s vaccines, and the UK and India have worked closely together throughout the pandemic.

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