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Both Omicron And Delta Variants Causing Covid Surge: Kerala Health Minister

Both Omicron And Delta Variants Causing Covid Surge: Kerala Health Minister

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Health Minister Veena George has cautioned people against the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the state during the third wave and said both Delta and Omicron variants of the virus are contributing to the ongoing unprecedented surge in daily cases.

"Situation Under Control, No Reason To Panic": Mumbai Civic Body On Covid Pandemic

"Situation Under Control, No Reason To Panic": Mumbai Civic Body On Covid Pandemic

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that the current COVID-19 situation in the city and its adjoining regions was "under control" and there was no reason for citizens to panic.

Bomb Scare Over 2 Unattended Bags In Delhi, Police Say Nothing Suspicious

Bomb Scare Over 2 Unattended Bags In Delhi, Police Say Nothing Suspicious

Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

Two unidentified bags were found in east Delhi's Trilokpuri this afternoon triggering a bomb scare in the area, the police said. However, only a charger, a laptop and a water bottle were found inside the two bags immediately easing concerns.

Al-Qaida's Links With Pak-Based Terror Groups Continue To Strengthen: India At UN

Al-Qaida's Links With Pak-Based Terror Groups Continue To Strengthen: India At UN

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New York

Al-Qaida's linkages with UNSC proscribed Pakistan-based terror groups like LeT and JeM has continued to strengthen, India's envoy to the UN has said, underlining that the recent developments in Afghanistan have only served to re-energise the terroris

Supreme Court Raps UP Government For Not Releasing Accused On Bail Despite Its Month-Old Order

Supreme Court Raps UP Government For Not Releasing Accused On Bail Despite Its Month-Old Order

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for not releasing a man arrested in connection with Rs 3,500 crore Noida "bike bot" Ponzi scheme despite its order a month ago.

PM Modi To Host First India-Central Asia Summit On January 27

PM Modi To Host First India-Central Asia Summit On January 27

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format on January 27, the Ministry of External Affairs announced today.

Akhilesh Yadav's Cheeky Retort To BJP As It Gains His Relative Aparna

Akhilesh Yadav's Cheeky Retort To BJP As It Gains His Relative Aparna

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

Akhilesh Yadav, reacting to his relative Aparna Yadav switching to the BJP today, said he hoped she "carries our ideology to the BJP".

"Will Ask People Of Azamgarh": Akhilesh Yadav Amid Buzz On Fighting Polls

"Will Ask People Of Azamgarh": Akhilesh Yadav Amid Buzz On Fighting Polls

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday January 19, 2022, Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav today refused to confirm reports that he has decided to contest the February-March Uttar Pradesh election. He was also evasive when asked to specify the constituency for his poll debut in UP.

Property Of Punjab Chief Minister's Nephew Raided Ahead Of Elections, Rs 8 Crore Seized

Property Of Punjab Chief Minister's Nephew Raided Ahead Of Elections, Rs 8 Crore Seized

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi/Chandigarh

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has siezed around Rs 10 crore in cash, including Rs 8 crore from premises linked to a relative of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, during the raids conducted in an anti-money laundering investigation.

6 Passengers, Double-Vaccinated, Test Covid Positive; Stopped At Indore Airport

6 Passengers, Double-Vaccinated, Test Covid Positive; Stopped At Indore Airport

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, Indore

Six passengers, including three women, were not allowed to board Air India's Dubai-bound flight at the Indore airport today after they were found infected with coronavirus, a health official said.

499 Cops Found Covid Positive In Last 24 Hours In Maharashtra

499 Cops Found Covid Positive In Last 24 Hours In Maharashtra

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, Mumbai

As many as 499 police personnel were found infected with coronavirus in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday.

"Not Above Law": Supreme Court Warns States Over Covid Compensation Delay

"Not Above Law": Supreme Court Warns States Over Covid Compensation Delay

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at the Andhra Pradesh and Bihar governments, and grilled others - including Kerala - over the failure of, or delay in, payment of compensation to the families of those who have died of COVID-19.

Suspension Of Scheduled International Flights Extended Till February 28

Suspension Of Scheduled International Flights Extended Till February 28

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in India has been extended till February 28, aviation regulator DGCA said today.

Supreme Court Reserves Order On Plea Of Maharashtra BJP MLAs Against 1-Year Suspension

Supreme Court Reserves Order On Plea Of Maharashtra BJP MLAs Against 1-Year Suspension

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today reserved order on the pleas filed by 12 BJP MLAs who challenged their one-year suspension from Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for allegedly misbehaving with the presiding officer.

Can't Handle Family? BJP Adds Insult To Akhilesh Yadav's Injury

Can't Handle Family? BJP Adds Insult To Akhilesh Yadav's Injury

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

Akhilesh Yadav "is unsuccessful as a Chief Minister, as an MP and in his own family", BJP's Keshav Prasad Maurya said today as the Samajwadi Party chief's relative Aparna Yadav switched to the BJP.