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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 3,06,064 New Covid Cases In India, Positivity Rate At 20.75%

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 3,06,064 New Covid Cases In India, Positivity Rate At 20.75%

NDTV Newsdesk | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

India reported 3,06,064 new coronavirus cases on Monday, slightly lower than yesterday's figure of 3.33 lakh cases. 439 new deaths also increased the nationwide virus-related death count to 4,89,848.

West Bengal Logs 4,546 New Covid Cases, 37 Related Deaths

West Bengal Logs 4,546 New Covid Cases, 37 Related Deaths

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 25, 2022, Kolkata

West Bengal on Monday recorded 4,546 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 19,69,791, while 37 more fatalities raised the toll to 20,375, a health department bulletin said.

Uttar Pradesh Sees Over 11,000 New Covid Cases, 17 Related Deaths

Uttar Pradesh Sees Over 11,000 New Covid Cases, 17 Related Deaths

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 25, 2022, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh's COVID-19 death count rose to 23,073 on Monday with the addition of 17 fatalities, while the infection count reached 19,57,839 after detection of 11,159 fresh cases, according to an official statement.

Assam, Nagaland Ready To Settle State Border Dispute Out Of Court

Assam, Nagaland Ready To Settle State Border Dispute Out Of Court

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Monday January 24, 2022, Guwahati

In a significant development, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said Assam and Nagaland are ready for out-of-court settlement of their decades old state border dispute.

In Punjab, Arvind Kejriwal's Poll Promise On Budget: "Will Ask People..."

In Punjab, Arvind Kejriwal's Poll Promise On Budget: "Will Ask People..."

Asian News International | Monday January 24, 2022, Chandigarh

If the AAP is voted to power in Punjab, the state budget will be prepared after taking suggestions of the common people, Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

Kerala Imposes New Restrictions Amid Covid Surge: Details Here

Kerala Imposes New Restrictions Amid Covid Surge: Details Here

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

As Kerala continues to register a steep rise in COVID-19 cases, the State government on Monday said the educational institutions which have less than 40 per cent attendance for consecutive three days will be closed for two weeks.

Karnataka Not Following Testing Policy, Says Top Expert, As Cases Rise

Karnataka Not Following Testing Policy, Says Top Expert, As Cases Rise

Reported by Sreeja MS, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday January 24, 2022, Bengaluru

A top government expert in Karnataka has told NDTV that the state is witnessing a spike in Covid cases as the testing has been ramped up.

Only 2 People Can Go With Candidate To File Nomination For Punjab Polls

Only 2 People Can Go With Candidate To File Nomination For Punjab Polls

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, Chandigarh

Only two people can accompany a candidate while filing nomination papers at the office of the Returning Officer, Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer S Karuna Raju said Monday.

Uttarakhand's Ex Chief Minister Harish Rawat To Contest From Ramnagar

Uttarakhand's Ex Chief Minister Harish Rawat To Contest From Ramnagar

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, New Delhi

The Congress on Monday released its second list of 11 candidates for Uttarakhand assembly elections and fielded former Chief Minister Harish Rawat from the Ramnagar assembly constituency.

BJP's Biggest Strength In Elections According To Prashant Kishor

BJP's Biggest Strength In Elections According To Prashant Kishor

Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday January 24, 2022, New Delhi

The BJP has pitched a "formidable narrative" leveraging issues of Hindutva, hyper-nationalism and public welfare, and opposition parties stand very little chance unless they can outweigh it on at least two of these fronts, election strategist Prashan

Air India To Conduct Pre-Flight Checks Of Cabin Crew's Grooming, Body Mass Index

Air India To Conduct Pre-Flight Checks Of Cabin Crew's Grooming, Body Mass Index

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, New Delhi

Air India has decided to check grooming and measure the body mass index (BMI) of cabin crew members at the airports just before their flights, according to an official order.

Crashed World War 2 Aircraft Found In Himalayas After 77 Years

Crashed World War 2 Aircraft Found In Himalayas After 77 Years

Agence France-Presse | Monday January 24, 2022, New Delhi

A missing World War II plane has been identified in India's remote Himalayas nearly 80 years after it crashed with no survivors, following a search in a treacherous high-altitude area.

Man Climbs On Idol Platform At Punjab Temple, Arrested

Man Climbs On Idol Platform At Punjab Temple, Arrested

Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday January 24, 2022, Chandigarh

A man has been arrested for climbing on the idol platform at a temple in Punjab's Patiala. The incident, which comes days before elections in the state, has been condemned by leaders of several political parties.

In New Covid Curbs, Assam Bans Non-Vaccinated People At Public Places

In New Covid Curbs, Assam Bans Non-Vaccinated People At Public Places

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, Guwahati

The Assam government on Monday issued an order tightening restrictions to contain spread of COVID-19 in the state and banning entry of non-vaccinated people to public places, except hospitals.

Maharashtra Daily Covid Cases Drop Sharply To 28,286

Maharashtra Daily Covid Cases Drop Sharply To 28,286

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, Mumbai

Maharashtra today recorded 28,286 fresh cases of coronavirus, 12,519 less than on Sunday, and 36 fatalities linked to the infection, the state health department said.