Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in J&K and discussed the preventive measures to be implemented against the emerging scenario.
Visakhapatnam, Dec 4 (IANS) People in north coastal Andhra Pradesh heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the cyclonic storm 'Jawad' over west-central Bay of Bengal weakened into deep depression and headed towards Odisha coast after changing its course.
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to go to Nepal for a day.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale has said around 58,000 people die every year in India due to snakebite, adding "this grave issue needs special emphasis from the government".
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has rejected the bail petition of senior advocate K.S.N. Rajesh, who has been accused of sexually harassing a law graduate at his office in Mangaluru in Dakshina Kannada district, Mangaluru Police Commissioner N. Shashikumar said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Months ahead of the civic body elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday gave a clarion call to its members to gear up to "oust" the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and "reform" the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said declaring Western Ghats as Ecologically Sensitive Zone would adversely affect the livelihood of the people in the region.
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) The South African nationals, who had arrived in Bengaluru and gone incommunicado, have been finally traced by the civic and police authorities in Bengaluru, sources in the health department said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said there is no need to panic about the emergence of new Covid-19 variant -- Omicron, while advising people to remain vigilant and follow the Covid appropriate behaviour till the pandemic is over.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said free screening services and treatment of Hepatitis B and C will be soon made available for pregnant women in the national capital.
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister G. Kishen Reddy on Saturday urged people to travel to tourism destinations while following all the Covid-related protocols.
Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 4 (IANS) Confirming the state's worst fears, the first case of the Covid-19 variant Omicron has been detected in Maharashtra after a 33-year-old man -- who flew down from South Africa to Mumbai via Dubai and New Delhi -- tested positive, an official said here on Saturday.
Gurugram, Dec 4 (IANS) The police in Gurugram have arrested six persons, including a woman, for attempting to kidnap a minor for Rs 50 lakh ransom in October.
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) The Goa government will make 50 electrical vehicle charging points across the state in three months, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Saturday, while launching the state's Electrical Vehicle Charging Policy 2021.
Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 4 (IANS) The first case of the Covid-19 variant Omicron has been detected in Maharashtra after a 33-year-old man, who arrived in Mumbai from South Africa via New Delhi, tested positive for the latest variant, an official said here on Saturday.
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Marking the Navy Day 2021, the Indian Navy on Saturday exhibited the world's largest national flag at the Western Naval Command here, opposite the iconic Gateway of India, an official said.
Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) A policeman of the railway protection force escaped unhurt on Saturday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government is not taking any chances even as cyclonic storm Jawad -- gradually losing its strength, is likely to enter Bangladesh touching Sundarbans without making a landfall, an official said on Saturday.
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Mumbai Police on Saturday filed a voluminous charge-sheet against suspended DGP Param Bir Singh and three others in an extortion case lodged by a businessman before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate'S Court, officials said here.
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) Taking tough measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 and guard against its latest variant Omicron, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Saturday that any place with three or more Covid cases would be declared a cluster. Earlier, the minimum requirement was 10 cases.
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) To commemorate the death anniversary of Swiss architect Pierre Jeanneret, the Department of Tourism in Chandigarh on Saturday organised a guided tour of the Jeanneret Museum here with a discussion on the relevance of his works.
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) BJP Sikh leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday trashed allegations levelled by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) that the BJP coerced and used dirty tricks to induct him into party.
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) With Omicron cases getting detected in the two adjoining states of Karnataka and Gujarat this week, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has introduced a set of stringent home quarantine norms, which include five calls a day and visits by medical teams with ambulance.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANSlife) The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) and Citi India announce the launch of the 11th edition of the much-awaited Indian Music festival - 'Citi-NCPA Aadi Anant: From Here to Eternity'.
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