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  • Apr 20, 2022 09:48 PM IST
  • Bommai moots BS Yediyurappa’s name for Shivamogga airport
  • Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that the state cabinet had given its nod to the name Shivamogga airport after his predecessor, BS Yediyurappa, imbibing the recent trend of naming public infrastructure projects after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Covid 19 in India News LIVE: Delhi reports over 1,000 new cases in the last 24 hours

  • Apr 20, 2022 08:57 PM IST
  • India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 187 crore
  • The Union health ministry said on Wednesday that India’s overall vaccination coverage has exceeded 187 crores with more than 13 lakh doses administered to eligible beneficiaries till 7 pm. 
  • Apr 20, 2022 08:47 PM IST
  • Russia tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile that Putin says has no peer: Reuters
  • Russia said on Wednesday it had test-launched its Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, a new addition to its nuclear arsenal which President Vladimir Putin said would give Moscow’s enemies something to think about.
  • Apr 20, 2022 08:00 PM IST
  • Delhi’s daily Covid-19 tally crosses 1,000-mark, one new death reported
  • Delhi has reported 1,009 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, and one new death was also reported.
  • Apr 20, 2022 07:06 PM IST
  • Arvind Kejriwal is to visit Karnataka tomorrow
  • Delhi chief minister and AAP’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal will visit Karnataka on Thursday, ahead of the assembly elections next year. Kejriwal will attend a convention of farmers, women, and youth at the National College Ground in Bengaluru.
  • Apr 20, 2022 07:00 PM IST

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Delhi Reports 1,009 New Cases, 60% Rise from Tuesday; Positivity Rate 5.70%

  • Owaisi slams BJP over demolition drive in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri
  • AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi hit out at the BJP over the demolition drive carried out in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri earlier in the day. Speaking to news agency ANI, Owaisi said the demolition is a targeted one. 
  • “Legally, a new bulldozer procession has been taken out. Muslims are undergoing collective punishment… be scared of a poor’s curse. You demolished the shops in front of the Mosque, why not in front of the Temples? This is a targeted demolition…I condemn it,” he said. 
  • Apr 20, 2022 06:38 PM IST
  • Match 34 of IPL 2022 between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals moved from Pune to Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, tonight’s DC vs PBKS game on
  • Match 34 of IPL 2022 between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals moved from Pune to Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, tonight’s DC vs PBKS game is on.
  • Apr 20, 2022 06:08 PM IST
  • In another fire in Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill, 8 fire tenders were present at the spot
  • Another fire has broken out in Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill; 8 fire tenders are present at the spot. Also, read
  • Apr 20, 2022 05:41 PM IST
  • Maharashtra’s daily Covid tally surges again with 162 new cases
  • Maharashtra’s daily Covid tally has surged again with 162 new cases; no fresh deaths were reported.
  • Apr 20, 2022 05:30 PM IST
  • ‘Don’t think this is the fourth wave’, says expert as Covid cases spike
  • The recent increase in Covid cases is unlikely to be the fourth wave, a doctor who served as the head scientist for Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases at the Indian Council for Medical Research told news agency ANI. “I don’t think this is the fourth wave,” Dr. Raman R Gangakhedkar said Wednesday as he also emphasized the continued use of face masks. Also, read

Coronavirus Highlights: India Logs 1,247 Covid Cases Today, 43% Drop From Yesterday

  • Apr 20, 2022 03:50 PM IST
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be extradited to the US, says UK court
  • A UK court on Wednesday issued a formal order to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face trial over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Read more
  • Apr 20, 2022 03:19 PM IST
  • 7 die after fire breaks out in a hut in Ludhiana
  • Seven members, including 5 children of a family, were burnt alive in a fire that broke out in their hut in Ludhiana. The incident occurred at around 2 am when all the family members were sleeping in the shanty: Baldev Raj, Sub Inspector, Police Station Tibba
  • Apr 20, 2022 01:45 PM IST
  • Owaisi uses Congress to warn BJP, AAP of their future after the demolition drive in Jahangirpuri
  • Apr 20, 2022 12:41 PM IST
  • Delhi makes face masks mandatory amid the rise in Covid cases
  • Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to make face masks mandatory again amid a rise in Covid cases. Violators will be fined ₹500. Read more…
  • Apr 20, 2022 12:36 PM IST
  • INS Vagsheer, the sixth Scorpene Submarine of Project-75, launched in Mumbai
  • INS Vagsheer, the sixth Scorpene Submarine of Project-75, has been launched in Mumbai.
  • Apr 20, 2022 08:57 PM IST
  • India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 187 crore
  • The Union health ministry said on Wednesday that India’s overall vaccination coverage has exceeded 187 crores with more than 13 lakh doses administered to eligible beneficiaries till 7 pm. 
  • Apr 20, 2022 08:47 PM IST
  • Russia tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile that Putin says has no peer: Reuters
  • Russia said on Wednesday it had test-launched its Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, a new addition to its nuclear arsenal which President Vladimir Putin said would give Moscow’s enemies something to think about.
  • Apr 20, 2022 08:00 PM IST
  • Delhi’s daily Covid-19 tally crosses 1,000-mark, one new death reported
  • Delhi has reported 1,009 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, and one new death was also reported.
  • Apr 20, 2022 07:06 PM IST
  • Arvind Kejriwal is to visit Karnataka tomorrow
  • Delhi chief minister and AAP’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal will visit Karnataka on Thursday, ahead of the assembly elections next year. Kejriwal will attend a convention of farmers, women, and youth at the National College Ground in Bengaluru.
  • Apr 20, 2022 07:00 PM IST
  • Owaisi slams BJP over demolition drive in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri
  • AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi hit out at the BJP over the demolition drive carried out in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri earlier in the day. Speaking to news agency ANI, Owaisi said the demolition is a targeted one. 
  • “Legally, a new bulldozer procession has been taken out. Muslims are undergoing collective punishment… be scared of a poor’s curse. You demolished the shops in front of the Mosque, why not in front of the Temples? This is a targeted demolition…I condemn it,” he said. 
  • Apr 20, 2022 06:38 PM IST
  • Match 34 of IPL 2022 between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals moved from Pune to Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, tonight’s DC vs PBKS game on
  • Match 34 of IPL 2022 between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals moved from Pune to Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, tonight’s DC vs PBKS game is on.

India reports 2,067 new cases of COVID-19, 65.75% higher than yesterday; the positivity rate up at 0.49%

  • Apr 20, 2022 06:08 PM IST
  • In another fire in Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill, 8 fire tenders were present at the spot
  • Another fire has broken out in Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill; 8 fire tenders are present at the spot. Also, read
  • Apr 20, 2022 05:41 PM IST
  • Maharashtra’s daily Covid tally surges again with 162 new cases
  • Maharashtra’s daily Covid tally has surged again with 162 new cases; no fresh deaths were reported.
  • Apr 20, 2022 05:30 PM IST
  • ‘Don’t think this is the fourth wave’, says expert as Covid cases spike
  • The recent increase in Covid cases is unlikely to be the fourth wave, a doctor who served as the head scientist for Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases at the Indian Council for Medical Research told news agency ANI. “I don’t think this is the fourth wave,” Dr. Raman R Gangakhedkar said Wednesday as he also emphasized the continued use of face masks. Also, read
  • Apr 20, 2022 03:50 PM IST
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be extradited to the US, says UK court
  • A UK court on Wednesday issued a formal order to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face trial over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Read more
  • Apr 20, 2022 03:19 PM IST
  • 7 die after fire breaks out in a hut in Ludhiana
  • Seven members, including 5 children of a family, were burnt alive in a fire that broke out in their hut in Ludhiana. The incident occurred at around 2 am when all the family members were sleeping in the shanty: Baldev Raj, Sub Inspector, Police Station Tibba
  • Apr 20, 2022 01:45 PM IST
  • Owaisi uses Congress to warn BJP, AAP of their future after the demolition drive in Jahangirpuri
  • Apr 20, 2022 12:41 PM IST
  • Delhi makes face masks mandatory amid the rise in Covid cases
  • Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to make face masks mandatory again amid a rise in Covid cases. Violators will be fined ₹500. Read more…
  • Apr 20, 2022 12:36 PM IST
  • INS Vagsheer, the sixth Scorpene Submarine of Project-75, launched in Mumbai
  • INS Vagsheer, the sixth Scorpene Submarine of Project-75, has been launched in Mumbai.
  • Apr 20, 2022 10:57 AM IST
  • Phones of Sanjay Raut, Eknath Khadse tapped on the pretext of them being anti-social elements: Police
  • Mumbai Police revealed that the phones of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and NCP leader Eknath Khadse were tapped during the BJP’s rule in Maharashtra on the pretext of them being anti-social elements, reported ANI.
  • Apr 20, 2022 10:25 AM IST
  • Sensex opens 324 points higher at 56,787; Nifty above 17,000 mark
  • Equity benchmark indices bounced back on Wednesday after falling for five straight sessions, with the Sensex climbing 324 points in early trade, helped by the recovery in Infosys and HDFC twins along with buying in Reliance Industries. Read more…
  • Apr 20, 2022 09:56 AM IST
  • Defense ministry achieves capital acquisition target for FY 2021-22
  • Defence Ministry has earmarked 64% of the capital acquisition budget for the domestic industry in FY 2021-22. At the end of FY 2021-22, MoD was able to overachieve this target and has utilized 65.50% of the capital acquisition budget on indigenous procurements through Indian industry, the ministry stated.
  • Apr 20, 2022 09:08 AM IST
  • India sees a 66% rise with 2,067 new Covid cases, 40 deaths in 24 hrs

India’s weekly Covid cases are up 35%,…

  • India logged a nearly 66 percent rise in daily numbers with 2,067 new Covid-19 cases and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of infections surged to 43,047,594. Read more
  • Apr 20, 2022 09:04 AM IST
  • Heavy police deployment in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri
  • Heavy police deployment continues in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area, where stone-pelting incidents took place on April 16 during a religious procession. DCP North West Usha Rangnani inspects the Jahangirpuri area ahead of the anti-encroachment drive announced by MCD to maintain law and order in the city.
  • Apr 20, 2022 07:36 AM IST
  • Arms supplier from Jahangirpuri, with more than 60 past cases, nabbed after a brief encounter
  • An arms supplier from Delhi’s Jahangirpuri was nabbed after a brief encounter. He was injured in the police encounter. He has more than 60 previous cases. More details awaited, informed DCP Outer North Brijender Yadav, as quoted by ANI. It is not clear if he was involved in the recent riots in the area.

 

 

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