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Active COVID-19 Cases In India Increase To 99,976

Active COVID-19 Cases In India Increase To 99,976

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

With 9,216 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,46,15,757, while the active cases increased to 99,976, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

Indian Badminton Player Stranded In Botswana Amid Omicron Scare

Indian Badminton Player Stranded In Botswana Amid Omicron Scare

Asian News International | Friday December 03, 2021, Indore

Amid the scare of Omicron variant spread, an Indian badminton player and two others are stranded in Botswana after commercial flights out of the country were banned at two transit points, Dubai and Doha.

Supreme Court Resumes Hearing On Delhi Air Pollution: Updates

Supreme Court Resumes Hearing On Delhi Air Pollution: Updates

Edited by Nonika Sharma | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court is hearing a case related to construction in the Delhi-NCR region which was banned by the top court in view of the deteriorating air quality.

High Command Will Take A Call: BJP Leader On Tie-Up With Amarinder Singh

High Command Will Take A Call: BJP Leader On Tie-Up With Amarinder Singh

Asian News International | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

BJP general secretary in charge of Punjab Dushyant Gautam on Thursday said the party is preparing to contest all 117 seats in the assembly election, and the party high command will take a decision on alliance with Captain Amarinder Singh.

PM Modi Pays Tributes To Former President Rajendra Prasad On Birth Anniversary

PM Modi Pays Tributes To Former President Rajendra Prasad On Birth Anniversary

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to India's first president Rajendra Prasad on his 137th birth anniversary, hailing him as a person of unique talent who made distinguished contribution to the freedom movement.

Omicron Worry: Vigilance, Border Watch Key, Says Maharashtra Expert

Omicron Worry: Vigilance, Border Watch Key, Says Maharashtra Expert

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, (Eds:Recastingovernightstory)

A member of the Maharashtra government's COVID-19 task force has said that vigilance, genome sequencing, improving border surveillance and vaccination are some of the things that are necessary to tackle the new Omicron variant of coronavirus.

'Flying Squads Doing Checks': Centre To Supreme Court On Delhi Pollution

'Flying Squads Doing Checks': Centre To Supreme Court On Delhi Pollution

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Friday December 03, 2021

An enforcement task force and flying squads have been formed to ensure that the air pollution norms are followed, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday.

Anti-Terror Agency Opposes Activist Sudha Bharadwaj's Bail

Anti-Terror Agency Opposes Activist Sudha Bharadwaj's Bail

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The National Investigative Agency (NIA) has moved Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court's order granting default bail to lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the Koregaon Bhima case.

Omicron Hits Tourism Sector With 20% Cancellations: 5 Key Points

Omicron Hits Tourism Sector With 20% Cancellations: 5 Key Points

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The tourism sector that was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic for a whole year in 2020 due to lockdowns and travel restrictions is yet again facing a possible crisis. Cancellations have increased during the holiday season, say tour operators.

Cyclone Jawad: Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Likely To Intensify Into Cyclonic Storm In Next 24 Hours

Cyclone Jawad: Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Likely To Intensify Into Cyclonic Storm In Next 24 Hours

Asian News International | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

Depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to move northwestwards and intensify into a cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday morning.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 9,216 New Covid Cases In India, 5.6% Lower Than Yesterday

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 9,216 New Covid Cases In India, 5.6% Lower Than Yesterday

NDTV Newsdesk | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

India logged a daily spike of 9,216 Covid cases on Thursday, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,46,15,757. The active cases increased to 99,976, the Health Ministry data showed.

Questions On China Met With Wall Of Silence: Congress's Manish Tewari

Questions On China Met With Wall Of Silence: Congress's Manish Tewari

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday December 02, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration has been shy about answering questions in parliament on Chinese incursions, Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Thursday, accusing the government of trying to dodge accountability in an effort to protec

Watch: Hero Cop Saves Woman From Falling Under Train In Bengal

Watch: Hero Cop Saves Woman From Falling Under Train In Bengal

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Thursday December 02, 2021, New Delhi

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) officer, on duty in Bengal's Purulia station, saved the life of a woman who almost fell in the gap between the train and the platform as she lost her balance trying to get off a moving express train.

Case Against 14 After Botched Up Cataract Surgeries In Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Case Against 14 After Botched Up Cataract Surgeries In Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 02, 2021, Muzaffarpur (Bihar)

An FIR was lodged today against 14 people here in connection with botched up cataract surgeries conducted at a free camp last week which have resulted in complete loss of vision in the operated eye for more than 20 patients, an official said.

Watch: Navy's Stellar Show Of Skills Across Mumbai's Dusk Sky

Watch: Navy's Stellar Show Of Skills Across Mumbai's Dusk Sky

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday December 02, 2021, Mumbai

The outline of Gateway of India against a crimson dusk sky and a helicopter slowly rising from behind the monument -- this was one of the many captivating moments of the rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in Mumbai ahead of Navy Day