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16,326 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India, 3.42% Higher Than Yesterday

16,326 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India, 3.42% Higher Than Yesterday

Edited by Aman Dwivedi | Saturday October 23, 2021

India recorded 16,326 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, 3.4 per cent higher than yesterday. The country's active caseload accounts for less than 1 per cent of the total cases (1,73,728).

Fresh Guidelines For Mata Vaishno Devi Pilgrims

Fresh Guidelines For Mata Vaishno Devi Pilgrims

Asian News International | Saturday October 23, 2021, Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)

Only those pilgrims who do not show any COVID-19 symptoms will be allowed to enter the shrine.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister To Donate Month's Salary For Relief Work

Uttarakhand Chief Minister To Donate Month's Salary For Relief Work

Asian News International | Saturday October 23, 2021

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday announced that he would contribute his salary for the month of October 2021 towards the Uttarakhand's Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF).

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Two-Fold Rise In Bengal Covid Cases

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Two-Fold Rise In Bengal Covid Cases

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

India reported 15,786 new COVID-19 cases and 231 related deaths on Friday, according to theMinistry of Health and Family Welfare.

Royal Navy Carrier In Mumbai Is Britain's Indo-Pacific Tilt In Action: UK Minister

Royal Navy Carrier In Mumbai Is Britain's Indo-Pacific Tilt In Action: UK Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier-led Carrier Strike Group's major port stop in Mumbai is the UK's Indo-Pacific tilt in action, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said in India on Saturday.

Punjab Chief Minister Seeks PM Modi's Relook Into Law Enlarging BSF Jurisdiction

Punjab Chief Minister Seeks PM Modi's Relook Into Law Enlarging BSF Jurisdiction

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have a relook into the central legislation enlarging the BSF's territorial up to 50 km in the state from the Indo-Pak border.

Hindutva Is "Neither Left Nor Right": Senior RSS Leader Dattatreya Hosabale

Hindutva Is "Neither Left Nor Right": Senior RSS Leader Dattatreya Hosabale

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

RSS general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Friday said that Hindutva is neither Left nor Right and its essence is "integral humanism".

Centre Defends IT Rule Requiring WhatsApp To Trace Originator Of Message

Centre Defends IT Rule Requiring WhatsApp To Trace Originator Of Message

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre has defended in the Delhi High Court the legal validity of its new IT rule requiring messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, to "trace" the first originator of the information.

Air Ambulances On Rescue Mission In Remote Areas Of Rain-Hit Uttarakhand

Air Ambulances On Rescue Mission In Remote Areas Of Rain-Hit Uttarakhand

Asian News International | Saturday October 23, 2021, Chamoli (Uttarakhand)

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday directed officials to start air ambulance service to rescue people from remote villages and inaccessible areas following incessant rains.

Sonia Gandhi To Meet Congress General Secretaries, State Chiefs Next Week

Sonia Gandhi To Meet Congress General Secretaries, State Chiefs Next Week

Asian News International | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi will chair a meeting of Congress general secretaries, state in-charges, PCC chiefs next week at party headquarters to discuss the training, membership programmes and chalking out a strategy for the upcoming As

Captain vs Punjab Minister After "Pak Friend Has ISI Links" Allegations

Captain vs Punjab Minister After "Pak Friend Has ISI Links" Allegations

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday October 22, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab is in safe hands under the Charanjit Singh Channi government, minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said as he targeted former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh over his failure to fulfill the 2017 poll promises.

India, UK Say Need To Ensure Afghanistan Not Used To Attack Any Country

India, UK Say Need To Ensure Afghanistan Not Used To Attack Any Country

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

India and UK on Friday agreed on the need to ensure that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists.

11 Trekkers Dead In Uttarakhand, Massive Air Force Rescue Ops Underway

11 Trekkers Dead In Uttarakhand, Massive Air Force Rescue Ops Underway

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Sumana Nandy | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Air Force has launched a massive rescue operation in Uttarakhand's Lamkhaga Pass at an altitude of 17,000 feet where 17 trekkers, tourists, porters, and guides lost their way on October 18 due to heavy snowfall and inclement weather.

Facebook Did Not Block Fake Accounts Linked To BJP MP: Whistleblower

Facebook Did Not Block Fake Accounts Linked To BJP MP: Whistleblower

Reported by Rishika Baruah | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

A former data scientist at Facebook has claimed the social networking giant took selective action against fake accounts in the run-up to last year's Delhi elections.

Allahabad High Court To Hear Arguments On Quantum Of Damages In Hathras Rape-Murder Case

Allahabad High Court To Hear Arguments On Quantum Of Damages In Hathras Rape-Murder Case

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Lucknow

The Allahabad High Court on Friday fixed November 25 to hear arguments on the question of quantum of compensation to be given to the family of a gangrape-cum-murder victim from Hathras village.