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Maharashtra's First Omicron Patient Tests Negative, Discharged From Hospital

Maharashtra's First Omicron Patient Tests Negative, Discharged From Hospital

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday December 09, 2021, Mumbai

The man, a resident of Kalyan-Dombivli municipal area near Mumbai, was unvaccinated and had arrived at the Delhi airport from South Africa via Dubai before flying to Mumbai in the last week of November.

Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Tomorrow, Defence Minister To Brief Parliament

Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Tomorrow, Defence Minister To Brief Parliament

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday December 09, 2021, New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today make a statement in both houses of Parliament on the helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday that claimed 13 lives, including those of Chief Of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat.

Air Force Officer's Last Conversation With Family Before Chopper Crash

Air Force Officer's Last Conversation With Family Before Chopper Crash

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday December 09, 2021, Lucknow

At her home in Uttar Pradesh's Agra, Sushila Chauhan is now recounting every word spoken during her telephonic conversation with her son on Tuesday night.

Cabinet Approves Rs 44,605 Crore Ken-Betwa River Link Project

Cabinet Approves Rs 44,605 Crore Ken-Betwa River Link Project

Asian News International | Thursday December 09, 2021, New Delhi

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the funding and implementation of the Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project.

Coronavirus Live Updates: 9,419 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 11.6% Higher Than Yesterday

Coronavirus Live Updates: 9,419 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 11.6% Higher Than Yesterday

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday December 09, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 8,439 new Covid cases on Wednesday-- a daily spike that's 23 per cent higher than the previous day.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Mourns Gen Bipin Rawat's Death

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Mourns Gen Bipin Rawat's Death

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 09, 2021, Washington

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday mourned the demise of India's first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu.

Condolences Pour In From Around The World Over Gen Bipin Rawat's Death

Condolences Pour In From Around The World Over Gen Bipin Rawat's Death

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 09, 2021, New Delhi

Condolences over the demise of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat poured in on Wednesday from several countries, including the US, Russia, China and Pakistan.

US Secretary Of State, Defence Secretary Mourn Demise Of Gen Bipin Rawat

US Secretary Of State, Defence Secretary Mourn Demise Of Gen Bipin Rawat

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 09, 2021, Washington

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday mourned the demise of India''s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu.

Gujarat Chief Minister Holds Roadshow In Dubai Ahead Of Investor Summit

Gujarat Chief Minister Holds Roadshow In Dubai Ahead Of Investor Summit

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 09, 2021, Ahmedabad

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Wednesday met several business leaders of Dubai and visited the UAE pavilion at the "Dubai Expo"to promote the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS), CMO officials said.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Brief Parliament On Chopper Crash

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Brief Parliament On Chopper Crash

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday December 09, 2021, New Delhi

Mr Singhvisited General Rawat's home in Delhi earlier this evening and briefed the Prime Minister, who also met with top ministers who are members of the Cabinet Committee on Security.

India Sustained Reduction In Malaria Cases Burden: WHO

India Sustained Reduction In Malaria Cases Burden: WHO

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Around 14 million more cases of malaria and 69,000 more deaths due to it were reported worldwide in 2020 than in 2019 and India was the only high-burden country to have sustained a reduction in the disease burden, according to a WHO report.

Congress Delegation On Way to Nagaland Stopped In Assam

Congress Delegation On Way to Nagaland Stopped In Assam

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Guwahati

A four-member Congress delegation heading for Mon district in Nagaland, where 14 civilians were killed in firing by security forces, was stopped by Assam police at the Jorhat airport on Wednesday.

Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Priyanka Gandhi Amid Buzz Over Poll Alliance

Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Priyanka Gandhi Amid Buzz Over Poll Alliance

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had an hour-long meeting with Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday to explore the option of an electoral alliance in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and Goa.

After PM's "Red Cap" Swipe, Yogi Adiyanath's "Babua" Dig At Akhilesh Yadav

After PM's "Red Cap" Swipe, Yogi Adiyanath's "Babua" Dig At Akhilesh Yadav

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's speech in Mathura today contained what is practically a record number of swipes at Samajwadi chief Akhilesh Yadav -- many of them not too parliamentary.

Delhi Logs 65 Covid Cases, One Related Death In 24 Hours

Delhi Logs 65 Covid Cases, One Related Death In 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi reported 65 fresh cases of coronavirus and one related fatality in 24 hours, while the positivity rate rose marginally to 0.11%, according to data shared by the city health department on Wednesday.