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Farmers Set To End Protests As Centre Softens Stand: 10 Points

Farmers Set To End Protests As Centre Softens Stand: 10 Points

Reported by Saurabh Shukla, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday December 07, 2021, New Delhi

Farmers protesting for more than 15 months on issues from the (now-scrapped) farm laws to a legal guarantee for MSP, are on the brink of standing down. Sources said the centre has said it is willing to offer a written assurance on their demands.

With 1st PM-Putin Meet In 2 Years, India, Russia Sign 28 Deals: 10 Points

With 1st PM-Putin Meet In 2 Years, India, Russia Sign 28 Deals: 10 Points

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today welcomed Russin President Vladimir Putin on his brief visit to India saying it's a reflection of the latter's commitment to ties with India. This is Mr Putin's second overseas trip since the Covid pandemic began.

India's Big S-400 Missile "Booster" From Russia: 10 Points

India's Big S-400 Missile "Booster" From Russia: 10 Points

Reported by Vishnu Som | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

Russia's S-400 advanced missile, likely to help India tackle air threats from up to 400 km, is among the focus areas as Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives on his first foreign visit in nearly six months.

Omicron Fears Spurred by Karnataka, Telangana College Outbreaks: 10 Facts

Omicron Fears Spurred by Karnataka, Telangana College Outbreaks: 10 Facts

Reported by Sreeja MS,Uma Sudhir, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

An uptick in COVID-19 cases in some states - including Telangana and Karnataka, where over 100 students tested positive in the past 72 hours - has raised concerns amid an increasing number of infections by the virulent Omicron strain.

Amit Shah Says Centre Regrets Nagaland Deaths In Army Op: 10 Points

Amit Shah Says Centre Regrets Nagaland Deaths In Army Op: 10 Points

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today told Parliament the centre regretted the deaths of 14 civilians in Nagaland after a botched Army op. Mr Shah read out statements in both Houses as opposition MPs shouted objections and demanded repeal of AFSPA.

21 Omicron Cases In India, Most In Rajasthan: 10 Points

21 Omicron Cases In India, Most In Rajasthan: 10 Points

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday December 05, 2021, New Delhi

India's Omicron tally is steadily rising with fresh cases of the variant in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi. Seven in Maharashtra, nine in Jaipur and a man in Delhi were found positive with the variant, taking the total count in the country to 21.

Murder Case Filed Over Nagaland Op, 15 Including Soldier Dead: 10 Points

Murder Case Filed Over Nagaland Op, 15 Including Soldier Dead: 10 Points

Reported by Neeta Sharma,Ratnadip Choudhury,Vishnu Som, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday December 05, 2021, Guwahati

Thirteen villagers and a soldier were killed at an Indo-Myanmar border district in Nagaland as a counter-insurgency operation went awry on Saturday, sources said. Another villager died as a mob attacked the Assam Rifles camp.

India's 4th Omicron Patient Near Mumbai, Was Unvaccinated: 10 Points

India's 4th Omicron Patient Near Mumbai, Was Unvaccinated: 10 Points

NDTV News Desk | Saturday December 04, 2021, New Delhi

A 33-year-old man from Maharashtra who travelled to Mumbai from South Africa via Dubai and Delhi late last month has tested positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, in the fourth such case confirmed in India.

10 Key Features Of Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor

10 Key Features Of Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday December 04, 2021, New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor which will connect the two cities via the Eastern Peripheral and Delhi-Meerut Expressways. It is expected to reduce travel time from six hours to two-and-a-half.

After Omicron Cases Confirmed, "Missing" Passengers A Worry: 10 Facts

After Omicron Cases Confirmed, "Missing" Passengers A Worry: 10 Facts

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday December 04, 2021, New Delhi

After India confirmed its first Omicron Covid cases, concerns have been raised over foreign arrivals - particularly those from 'at risk' countries - evading mandatory Covid tests and quarantine protocols, and potentially spreading the virus further.

Mumbai's Latest Home Quarantine Rules Amid Omicron Threat In 5 Points

Mumbai's Latest Home Quarantine Rules Amid Omicron Threat In 5 Points

Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Saturday December 04, 2021

The Mumbai municipal agency has released a set of rules to ensure proper monitoring of people in home quarantine amid the Omicron threat. Seven-day home quarantine is a must for international arrivals from at-risk nations.

Odisha, Andhra Pradesh Brace For Cyclone Jawad, Begin Evacuations: 10 Points

Odisha, Andhra Pradesh Brace For Cyclone Jawad, Begin Evacuations: 10 Points

Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Saturday December 04, 2021, New Delhi

Cyclone Jawad is expected to weaken into a deep depression before it reaches Odisha's Puri around noon tomorrow. Odisha and Andhra Pradesh have begun evacuations in coastal districts as the cyclone is likely to bring heavy rains.

Omicron In Karnataka: Mapping How Bengaluru Doctor Got Infected - 5 Facts

Omicron In Karnataka: Mapping How Bengaluru Doctor Got Infected - 5 Facts

Written by Maya Sharma , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday December 03, 2021, Bengaluru

Amid concern over two cases of Omicron detected in Karnataka, NDTV spoke to Dr Vishal Rao, member of the Genomic Surveillance Committee of the state Covid Task Force, on how the Bengaluru doctor may have been infected and the way ahead.

Cyclone Jawad To Hit Near Odisha's Puri On Sunday: 10 Points

Cyclone Jawad To Hit Near Odisha's Puri On Sunday: 10 Points

NDTV News Desk | Friday December 03, 2021

Cyclone Jawad is expected to hit parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts on Sunday morning. It is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds ranging up to 100 kilometres per hour.

WHO Tells Asia-Pacific To Brace For Omicron: 10 Points

WHO Tells Asia-Pacific To Brace For Omicron: 10 Points

Reuters | Friday December 03, 2021, Manila

The World Health Organisation warned Asia-Pacific countries today boost healthcare capacity and fully vaccinate their people to prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases as the Omicron variant spreads globally despite travel curbs.