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Election Commission allows employees of Electricity Department, BSNL, Railways, Post and Telegram, Doordarshan, All India Radio, Covid Health Department, Aviation, Fire Services, Ambulance Services and Authorized Media to vote by post if they will not be able to attend are in their respective polling stations
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has authorized the following individuals to exercise their franchise using the post… https://t.co/lpJSG02uaq
— ANI (@ANI) 1642406135000
Puducherry records 907 new COVID-19 cases; active infections rise to 8,359
No one can be forced to get vaccinated against their will: Center to Supreme Court
The guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination issued by the Union Ministry of Health do not provide for forced vaccination without a person’s consent, the Center has told the Supreme Court.
Blaming will not end the virus. I will not step into this mess: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij’s statement on Delhi’s contribution to Haryana’s COVID19 cases
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Marks Electric Bus Services as Public Transport in Delhi
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Marks Electric Bus Services as Public Transport in Delhi "It’s an imp measure to continue… https://t.co/VpRFS5LLam
— ANI (@ANI) 1642403491000
The face of Punjab CM will be announced tomorrow at 12:00 pm
– AAP National President Arvind Kejriwal
Five Rafale to fly over the Rajpath in the Vinaash formation. The Navy’s MiG29K and P-8I surveillance aircraft will fly in the Varuna formation. 17 Jaguar fighter jets fly in the form of 75 around Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav. to celebrate
– IAF PRO Wing Commander Indranil Nandic
This Republic Day parade to see the largest flypas ever with 75 aircraft including the aircraft of the IAF, the army and the navy: IAF PRO Wing Commander Indranil Nandi
Bombay Supreme Court has refused provisional bail from Maharashtra BJP MLA Nitesh Rane in connection with an alleged attempted murder.
Anticipatory bail of another co-defendant Manish Dalvi granted by High Court.
Nadda back in action
After recovering from #COVID19, BJP President JP Nadda reached the BJP headquarters. He will hold meetings related to A… https://t.co/Vs3jnTdKzk
— ANI (@ANI) 1642400661000
Assam: Karbi Anglong police seized 1.6 kg of heroin, worth about Rs 15 crore, in Khatkhati earlier today
Karbi Anglong police seized 1.6kg of heroin, worth about Rs 15 Crores, in Khatkhati earlier today and arrested two… https://t.co/IEkYcbKWpI
— ANI (@ANI) 1642401545000
Delhi’s daily Covid cases likely to fall 4,000-5,000 Monday: Minister Satyendar Jain
140 new cases bring Arunachal’s COVID-19 number to 56,633; 20% positivity rate
50 more in wings to be unicorns; more than 100 startups valued at over $1 billion by the end of 2022, the PwC report states:
175 new cases of COVID-19 registered in Ladakh
UP CM Yogi Adityanath instructs Team 09, composed for COVID-19 management
UP CM has instructed the team to ramp up vaccination for all eligible people. 93.90% of people in the state, over the age of 18, have received the first dose of vaccine, and more than 59.20% of people have been fully vaccinated, according to CMO (ANI)
More than 1,000 cases of COVID19 are reported every day from outside Delhi
– Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain
Odisha records 10,489 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more fatalities
Delhi today reports about 14,000-15,000 cases, far fewer than yesterday: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain
- According to Jain, approximately 2.85 cr doses have been administered in Delhi
- 100% eligible population vaccinated with the 1st dose, 80% with the 2nd dose, and 1.28 lakh people were given a precautionary dose, he claimed
Manohar Parrikar contributed to the development of Goa, but his family faced disrespect after his death. Utpal Parrikar, his son, has to get a ticket from Panaji. Any political party that takes part in polls should support it and bring it to power
– Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut
According to Pajhwok Afghan News on Monday, at least 225 people were killed during violent protests and violence in Kazakhstan, according to Pajhwok Afghan News.
100% of students aged 15-18 in Tamil Nadu have been vaccinated with the first dose of the COVID19 vaccine
– State Minister of Health Ma Subramanian
Shanti Devi Ji will be remembered as a voice of the poor and underprivileged: PM Modi
Shanti Devi Ji will be remembered as a voice of the poor and underprivileged. She selflessly worked to remove suffering… https://t.co/aGUxwmhYNb
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1642397173000
Social worker & Padma Shri winner Shanti Devi passed away last night at her residence in Gunupur, Rayagada district of Odisha: ANI
Bhagwant Mann of AAP calls on EC to postpone elections in Punjab
16 फ़रवरी को श्री गुरु रविदास जी का गरपुर्व है.. लाखों की संख्या में लोग नतमस्तक होने के लिए बनारस जाते हैं..इसको… https://t.co/R0ehC0DJRt
— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) 1642395489000
The request to postpone the Punjab Assembly polls is discussed by the Election Commission of India: ANI
The demise of the legendary Pandit Birju Maharaj marks the end of an era. It leaves a deep void in the Indian music and cultural space. He became an icon and made an unparalleled contribution to popularizing Kathak worldwide. Condolences to his family and admirers.
– Chairman Ram Nath Kovind
Gennova Biopharmaceuticals’ Omicron vaccine will soon be tested in humans for efficacy and immunogenicity: ANI
India’s Gennova Biopharmaceuticals is Working on an Omicron-Specific Covid Vaccine: PTI
So far, 8,209 cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been detected in 29 states and union territories: Department of Health.
India reports 2.58 lakh Covid cases today, 13,113 fewer than yesterday
- Active case: 16.56.341
- Daily positivity rate: 119.65%
- Confirmed cases of Omicron: 8,209
Gennova Biopharmaceuticals of Pune has submitted Phase 2 data of the mRNA vaccine and has also completed the acquisition of Phase 3 data.
Drugs Controller General of India’s (DCGI) Subject Expert Committee (SEC) expected to review data soon: ANI
Sensex climbs 122.58 points to 61,345.61 in early trading; Nifty rises by 37.65 points to 18,293.40
BMC suspends wedding registration service in Mumbai due to Covid situation
- The service will be restarted soon with the option of appointment, date & time.
- Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is also exploring the delivery of a video KYC option
Over 13.79 Crore Balance and Unused Vaccine Doses Still Available at States/UTs: Center
Australian Open 2022 starts today in Melbourne Park
Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari opens conference on PM-Gati Shakti for South Zone to deliberate on his action plans and projects today
The runway of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPI) in Ahmedabad will remain closed for nine hours a day from today until May 31 for scheduled ‘recapping works’
65 new COVID-19 cases in Andamans, number rises to 8,646
India’s Covid-19 count drops slightly at 258,089 cases, deaths at 385
Bombay Supreme Court today issues its injunction over Maharashtra BJP MLA Nitesh Rane’s anticipatory bail request in connection with an alleged attempted murder.
Global Covid caseload above 325.7 mn
Mainland China reports 163 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases
Delhi’s air quality is improving from ‘very bad’ to ‘poor’ category, with an overall AQI of 262 according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) – India
US sees highest percentage of children Covid hospitalizations
The country gets an average of 893 new hospitalizations every day for children 17 and under, a record since the CDC began tracking the number as of August 2020, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj passes away, his relative says: ANI
Seven trains to Delhi delayed by fog: Northern Railway
Plane carrying tennis star Novak Djokovic lands in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after being deported from Australia
The body of a Tripura student is calling off the 12-hour bandh scheduled for today due to an attack on students by the traffic police
PM Modi speaks today on the World Economic Forum’s Davos agenda
- Prime Minister Modi will deliver the special “State of the World” address on the World Economic Forum’s Davos agenda on Jan. 17, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. IST via videoconference, the prime minister’s cabinet said in a statement.
- The virtual event will take place from January 17 to 21
- It will also be addressed by several heads of state, including Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, European Commission President Ursua von der Leyen, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Chinese President Xi Jinping, among others.
UP Assembly polls: BJP meeting to discuss poll strategy, election manifesto in Delhi today, CM Yogi to attend
Schools and universities in Afghanistan to reopen in March, Taliban say
American terror attack
The man, who held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building and shot him, has been identified as 44-year-old British citizen Malik Faisal Akram: Associated Press
Polls Uttarakhand Assembly: Banned from the state cabinet, BJP; Harak Singh Rawat is likely to join Congress today
North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile
- North Korea fired what could be a ballistic missile Monday, Japan’s coast guard said
- This would be the fourth test this month
- Since New Year’s Day, North Korea has conducted three other tests, an unusual frequency of weapons tests.