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"Some Project Us As Villains": Supreme Court On Delhi Schools' Closure

"Some Project Us As Villains": Supreme Court On Delhi Schools' Closure

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

An aggrieved Supreme Court - which pointed to harsh reports in some newspapers today - has clarified that it had never formally directed the Delhi government to indefinitely shut schools in the national capital over the air quality crisis.

Parliament Winter Session Live Updates: Centre To Address Queries On Pandemic, New Variant

Parliament Winter Session Live Updates: Centre To Address Queries On Pandemic, New Variant

Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The Parliament winter session 2021 commenced for the fifth day today amid debates and protests by the Opposition.

Lok Sabha Sees Marathon Debate On Covid, MPs Raise Concern Over Omicron

Lok Sabha Sees Marathon Debate On Covid, MPs Raise Concern Over Omicron

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

The Lok Sabha on Thursday saw a marathon debate on COVID-19 situation as Rajya Sabha passed a bill on dam safety.

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 Approves Measures Proposed By Centre On Air Pollution: Highlights

Supreme Court Approves Measures Proposed By Centre On Air Pollution: Highlights

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

The Supreme Court resumed hearing on 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, Task Force: Supreme Court OKs Steps To Curb Delhi Pollution

Flying Squads, Task Force: Supreme Court OKs Steps To Curb 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.

Minister Buys Car To Make People Believe Vehicles Run On Green Hydrogen

Minister Buys Car To Make People Believe Vehicles Run On Green Hydrogen

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

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he envisions to "create value from waste" and is planning to use green hydrogen to run buses, trucks, and cars in different cities.

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.