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Africa Returned Maharashtra Covid Patient Being Tested For Omicron Variant

Africa Returned Maharashtra Covid Patient Being Tested For Omicron Variant

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Thane

The man, 32, who tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra's Thane after returning from South Africa.

Government Official, Wife Found Dead With Their Throats Slit Open In UP

Government Official, Wife Found Dead With Their Throats Slit Open In UP

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Azamgarh/Lucknow

A 55-year-old Dalit government official and his wife were found murdered in their house in an Azamgarh village on Monday morning with their throats slit open with some sharp-edged weapon, police said.

Ex-Top Cop Appears Before Probe Agency CID Over 2 Extortion Cases

Ex-Top Cop Appears Before Probe Agency CID Over 2 Extortion Cases

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Mumbai

Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh appeared before the Maharashtra Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday to record his statement in connection with two extortion cases registered against him, an official said.

Is Omicron More Contagious? What Top Scientist Said In 5 Points

Is Omicron More Contagious? What Top Scientist Said In 5 Points

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

India's top biomedical scientist Dr Gagandeep Kang explains what could be the factors that make the new coronavirus strain, Omicron, a variant of concern. Omicron has more mutations than any other variant seen in the past, Dr Kang told NDTV.

"Opt For Dialogue And Debate, Not Disruption": Rajya Sabha Chairman

"Opt For Dialogue And Debate, Not Disruption": Rajya Sabha Chairman

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu said the way forward is to opt for dialogue and debate instead of disruption.

Outpatient Services Affected In 3 Centre-Run Delhi Hospitals For 3rd Day

Outpatient Services Affected In 3 Centre-Run Delhi Hospitals For 3rd Day

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

Patient services were affected on the third consecutive day on Monday as resident doctors of three central hospitals withdrew from rendering OPD services in protest against repeated postponement of NEET-PG 2021 counselling.

BJP Corporators Flown Out Ahead Of Maharashtra Legislative Council Polls

BJP Corporators Flown Out Ahead Of Maharashtra Legislative Council Polls

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Nagpur

Ahead of the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls for Nagpur seat on December 10, the BJP flew its corporators from the civic body to various locations in the country to prevent a break in the ranks, a party functionary said on Monday.

South Africa Returnee's Sample Seems To Be Not Delta: Karnataka Minister

South Africa Returnee's Sample Seems To Be Not Delta: Karnataka Minister

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Bengaluru

Amid the Omicron variant of COVID-19 creating concern globally, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar today said the sample of one of the two people who arrived in Bengaluru recently from South Africa is 'different from the Delta variant'.

Court Pulls Up Animal Welfare Board Over Lack Of Care To Captive Animals

Court Pulls Up Animal Welfare Board Over Lack Of Care To Captive Animals

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court Monday pulled up the Animals Welfare Board of India (AWBI) for not being aware of the whereabouts of animals, who were kept in the circus which have been shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic and for showing lack of care and aff

12 Opposition MPs Suspended For "Violent Behaviour" In Previous Session

12 Opposition MPs Suspended For "Violent Behaviour" In Previous Session

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

Twelve opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha have been suspended from parliament's Winter Session for the shocking violence on the last day of the Monsoon Session. The opposition has condemned the suspension, saying it is against the rules.

Plan To Vaccinate Over 44 Crore Children Ready, Says Covid Panel Chief

Plan To Vaccinate Over 44 Crore Children Ready, Says Covid Panel Chief

Asian News International | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

With the emergency of new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', COVID-19 task force chairman Dr N K Arora said that a comprehensive policy on the booster and additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be announced in two weeks.

"Rahul's Paradise, Fake Gandhis": BJP Mocks Farm Laws Parliament Protest

"Rahul's Paradise, Fake Gandhis": BJP Mocks Farm Laws Parliament Protest

Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP has taken a swipe at the Congress for protesting over the country's three new farm laws when the centre has clearly moved to cancel them. A bill to repeal the three laws was passed by both houses of parliament today.

NCP's Nawab Malik Granted Bail In Defamation Case

NCP's Nawab Malik Granted Bail In Defamation Case

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Mumbai

A magistrate court on Monday granted bail to Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik in a defamation case filed against him by former Mumbai BJP youth wing president Mohit Kamboj Bharatiya.

Centre Couldn't Face "Strength Of People": Rahul Gandhi On Farm Laws Repeal

Centre Couldn't Face "Strength Of People": Rahul Gandhi On Farm Laws Repeal

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

The cancellation of the three contentious farm laws -- which took place in parliament today on the first day of the Winter Session -- is the "success of farmers, success of country", Congress's Rahul Gandhi told the media today.

Rajkot-Based Company Cheats Union Bank Of India Of Rs 44 Crore, CBI Lodges Case

Rajkot-Based Company Cheats Union Bank Of India Of Rs 44 Crore, CBI Lodges Case

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, New Delhi

The CBI has registered a case against Rajkot-based Mandeep Industries and its directors and partners for allegedly cheating the Union Bank of India to the tune of Rs 44.64 crore.