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46,197 Cases In Maharashtra In 24 Hours, 5.7% Increase Over Wednesday

46,197 Cases In Maharashtra In 24 Hours, 5.7% Increase Over Wednesday

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, Mumbai

Maharashtra on Thursday recorded 46,197 fresh coronavirus cases, including 125 Omicron infections, and 37 related deaths, the health department said. The daily tally was 2,500 more than a day ago when the state had reported 43,697 cases.

Actor Siddharth Summoned In Defamation Case By Tamil Nadu Police

Actor Siddharth Summoned In Defamation Case By Tamil Nadu Police

Asian News International | Thursday January 20, 2022, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

The Chennai Police Commissioner on Thursday said that actor Siddharth has been summoned over his defamation case against badminton ace Saina Nehwal over PM Modi's security breach in Punjab.

Amar Jawan Jyoti To Merge With War Memorial's Eternal Flame At India Gate

Amar Jawan Jyoti To Merge With War Memorial's Eternal Flame At India Gate

Reported by Rajeev Ranjan | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

After burning for 50 years, the eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate lawns will be extinguished forever. The torch will now be merged with the National War Memorial's torch at a programme on Friday, days ahead of the Republic Day.

Formalities Completed To Repatriate Bodies Of 2 Indians Killed In Abu Dhabi Blast

Formalities Completed To Repatriate Bodies Of 2 Indians Killed In Abu Dhabi Blast

Asian News International | Thursday January 20, 2022, Abu Dhabi

Indian Embassy in UAE completed formalities on Thursday for repatriation of bodies of two Indians dead in Abu Dhabi blast.

Trinamool Returns BJP Leader's "Suitcase" Remark With "Creator" Jibe

Trinamool Returns BJP Leader's "Suitcase" Remark With "Creator" Jibe

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, Kolkata/New Delhi

The Trinamool leadership on Thursday slammed BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis for his "suitcase politics" jibe at the party, and said that it was the saffron camp that had mastered the art of poaching politicians.

Lone Trinamool MLA In Election-Bound Manipur Joins BJP

Lone Trinamool MLA In Election-Bound Manipur Joins BJP

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, Imphal

Lone Trinamool Congress MLA Tongbram Robindro Singh on Thursday joined the ruling BJP in Manipur ahead of the assembly elections in the northeastern state, a saffron party leader said.

Delhi Government To Deploy 1500 E-Buses Under Delhi Transport Corporation

Delhi Government To Deploy 1500 E-Buses Under Delhi Transport Corporation

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi government will soon deploy 1,500 electric buses under the Delhi Transport Corporation(DTC) as it aims at 100 per cent electrification of public transport fleet, minister Kailash Gahlot said on Thursday.

Kerala Orders WFH For Women With Children Age 2 Or Younger As Covid Spikes

Kerala Orders WFH For Women With Children Age 2 Or Younger As Covid Spikes

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday January 20, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

The Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala has imposed a series of new restrictions amid all-time high Covid cases that include allowing only essential services on two Sundays, starting January 23.

Minors Inspired By Gangster Movies Like 'Pushpa' Murder Man, Arrested: Police

Minors Inspired By Gangster Movies Like 'Pushpa' Murder Man, Arrested: Police

Asian News International | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

Police apprehended three Children in Conflict With Law (CCLs) for allegedly murdering a person in the Jahangirpuri region of the national capital.

Daughters To Inherit Fathers' Self-Acquired, Inherited Properties: Supreme Court

Daughters To Inherit Fathers' Self-Acquired, Inherited Properties: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the daughters of a male Hindu, dying intestate, would be entitled to inherit the self-acquired and other properties obtained in the partition by the father.

Endangered Egyptian Vultures, Wrapped In Plastic Bags, Rescued From Train

Endangered Egyptian Vultures, Wrapped In Plastic Bags, Rescued From Train

Written by Anurag Dwary , Edited by Sumana Nandy | Thursday January 20, 2022, Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh police busted an inter-state vulture smuggling racket in the state's Khandwa district today as they arrested a 60-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao smuggling seven endangered Egyptian vultures from Kanpur to Malegaon.

Indian Navy's P8I Aircraft Participates In Multinational Exercise 'Sea Dragon-22'

Indian Navy's P8I Aircraft Participates In Multinational Exercise 'Sea Dragon-22'

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

The Indian Navy's long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft P8I participated in the multinational anti-submarine warfare exercise 'Sea Dragon-22' that concluded at Guam, USA, on Wednesday, an official statement said.

Masks Not Recommended For Children Below 5 Years, Says Revised Guidelines

Masks Not Recommended For Children Below 5 Years, Says Revised Guidelines

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

Use of antivirals or monoclonal antibodies is not recommended for those less than 18 years of age, irrespective of severity of Covid infection, the government said on Thursday.

Assam And Meghalaya To End 50-Year-Old Boundary Disputes, Submit Report To Home Ministry

Assam And Meghalaya To End 50-Year-Old Boundary Disputes, Submit Report To Home Ministry

Written by Neeta Sharma | Thursday January 20, 2022, New Delhi

For more than fifty years, Assam and Meghalaya have been in a tussle over 36 villages in the six places of difference, covering an area of 36.79 square kilometres.

PM Modi To Unveil 216-Foot 'Statue Of Equality' In Hyderabad On Feb 5

PM Modi To Unveil 216-Foot 'Statue Of Equality' In Hyderabad On Feb 5

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 20, 2022, Hyderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would unveil a 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya, a 11th century saint and a social reformer, in Hyderabad on February 5.