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More Testing, Check Hotspots, Centre Tells States On 'Omicron': 10 Points

More Testing, Check Hotspots, Centre Tells States On 'Omicron': 10 Points

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

The centre has asked all states to step up intensive containment and active surveillance as well as better vaccination coverage amid worries over the new coronavirus strain, 'Omicron', which was first detected in South Africa.

"All Government Departments On High Alert": Delhi Minister On New Covid Variant

"All Government Departments On High Alert": Delhi Minister On New Covid Variant

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said that all government departments are on high alert in the wake of a new COVID-19 variant and appealed to people to avoid unnecessary gatherings.

"Stop Flights": Delhi Chief Minister Writes To PM Over New Covid Variant

"Stop Flights": Delhi Chief Minister Writes To PM Over New Covid Variant

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop flights coming to India from countries affected by a new variant of coronavirus with immediate effect.

Passenger Removed From Guwahati-Delhi Flight For Creating Ruckus: SpiceJet

Passenger Removed From Guwahati-Delhi Flight For Creating Ruckus: SpiceJet

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

A passenger was offloaded from a SpiceJet plane for unruly behaviour at Guwahati airport on Friday and was handed over to CISF personnel, according to the airline.

"Obesity Rising Among Children, Adults": National Family Health Survey

"Obesity Rising Among Children, Adults": National Family Health Survey

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

There has been a rise in obesity among children under five years of age with 33 states and union territories registering a spike in the number of overweight children, according to the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

Four Feared Trapped In Jharkhand Coal Mine, Rescue Ops To Begin Soon

Four Feared Trapped In Jharkhand Coal Mine, Rescue Ops To Begin Soon

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, Bokaro

Four people, including a woman, are feared trapped in an abandoned coal mine for the past two days, with the local police having failed to trace them, a senior officer said.

Woman, 62, Accuses Former Landlord Of Rape In Madhya Pradesh: Police

Woman, 62, Accuses Former Landlord Of Rape In Madhya Pradesh: Police

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, Jabalpur

A 62-year-old widow was allegedly raped repeatedly by the owner of a house she was renting and with whom she had a dispute over a cheque bounce matter in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur city, the police said today.

"No Place For Hate": Jharkhand Chief Minister On Attack On Kashmir Men

"No Place For Hate": Jharkhand Chief Minister On Attack On Kashmir Men

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021

The Jharkhand Police on Sunday said it has detained three persons who were a part of a group that allegedly forced Kashmiri traders to chant ''Jai Shri Ram'' and ''Pakistan Murdabad'' in Ranchi.

BJP's Gautam Gambhir Alleges Another Death Threat, Third In A Week

BJP's Gautam Gambhir Alleges Another Death Threat, Third In A Week

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir today received another death threat allegedly from 'ISIS Kashmir', the third in six days, police said.

2 Covid +ve South Africans In Bengaluru Infected With Delta: Official

2 Covid +ve South Africans In Bengaluru Infected With Delta: Official

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, Bengaluru

The two South African nationals who tested positive for COVID-19 were found to be infected with the delta variant, an official said.

"I'm Done, Goodbye...": Comic After 12 Shows Cancelled In 2 Months

"I'm Done, Goodbye...": Comic After 12 Shows Cancelled In 2 Months

Reported by Maya Sharma,Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday November 28, 2021, Bengaluru

Comedian Munawar Faruqui today indicated he may not do any more shows, after at least 12 of his shows were cancelled in the last two months due to threats from right-wing groups.

India Leading World In Field Of Start-Ups: PM Modi On <i>Mann Ki Baat</i>

India Leading World In Field Of Start-Ups: PM Modi On Mann Ki Baat

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Asserting that this is an era of start-ups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India is leading the world in this field with more than 70 start-ups having crossed the valuation of $1 billion.

Paper Leak Sabotages Major UP Exam For Teachers, Several Arrested

Paper Leak Sabotages Major UP Exam For Teachers, Several Arrested

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday November 28, 2021, Lucknow

A major entrance exam for teachers in Uttar Pradesh was cancelled today after the question paper got leaked, said officials. The police have made several arrests in the case.

Travel History Must, Home Isolation For South Africa Arrivals In Mumbai

Travel History Must, Home Isolation For South Africa Arrivals In Mumbai

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

All international passengers arriving into Mumbai will have to provide their travel history dating back to 15 days, the Mumbai civic body has announced as a new COVID-19 variant set off alarm bells across the world.

PM Modi Addresses Nation Through Mann Ki Baat: Highlights

PM Modi Addresses Nation Through Mann Ki Baat: Highlights

NDTV News Desk | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Mann Ki Baat: This is the 83rd edition of the broadcast, which is aired on the last Sunday of every month.