The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday (June 24, 2021) predicted that the national capital is likely to witness a partly cloudy sky with a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius.
At least 40 confirmed cases of Delta plus variant have been detected in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu so far.
On Wednesday (June 23), 50,848 cases were recorded. So there’s is a 6.3% increase in the number of cases reported in one day
During the ongoing trial of Covaxin on young children in the city, the 2-year-old girl was given the first dose of the indigenous COVID vaccine.
All restaurants/bars are allowed to remain open with 50% capacity from 10 am to 10.30 pm.
AIIMS Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria said that appropriate behaviour, good surveillance and vaccination are important to avoid the third wave of COVID-19.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, “Twenty-one cases of Delta Plus variant have been found in seven districts of the state. We are isolating such cases and taking all details like travel history, contact tracing and if they have been vaccinated.”
As many as 14 prominent leaders from Jammu and Kashmir are scheduled to attend the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. The all-party meet will be the first political engagement since the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019 when the Centre had revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Wednesday (June 23) presented the third edition of the ongoing series on ‘Jihad’ for religious conversion in which he decoded 32 conversion certificates of people from various states.
Congress councillor Usha Sharma on Wednesday took membership of the Aam Aadmi Party in presence of Cabinet Minister and AAP Delhi convenor Shri Gopal Rai. He said that hundreds of Congress workers are joining the Aam Aadmi Party.
Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee had lost to BJPs Suvendu Adhikari from the Nandigram seat in the assembly polls. The deadline for her re-election ends on November 5.
Scientists found signs of brain inflammation and neurodegeneration in people who died of COVID-19 similar to what is observed in people who die of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
The Philippines President once again made a controversial remark when he threatened citizens refusing to get COVID jabs to “go to India if you want or somewhere, to America.”
Twitter has drawn flak for failure to fully comply with the new IT rules, which mandates among other requirements, the appointment of three key personnel – chief compliance officer, nodal officer and grievance officer by social media platforms with over 50 lakh users. All the three personnel have to be resident in India.
A group of political and social leaders including Ladakh BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, veteran party leader Thupstan Chhewang on Wednesday (June 23) demanded for a legislature in the union territory of Ladakh and sought protection in land ownership, job reservation etc. which they enjoyed under Article 370 and Article 35A.
The 25-year-old youth was identified as Umar Ahmad. He was a mobile shop owner by profession. A police officer confirmed the incident and said that investigations have been started.
Disha is a leading player in Olympiads, Engineering, Medical, UPSC, SSC, Defence and Banking exams which started under the aegis of AIETS (All India Educational Testing Services).
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV) will conduct a study to test the efficacy of coronavirus vaccines against the new variant
These three states – Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, with around 40 cases of Delta Plus variant identified so far, have been advised to strengthen surveillance and take appropriate public health measures.
The Tamil equivalent of “Squirrels are the reason” is trending nationwide with over 12,000 tweets on Wednesday (June 23).
The West Bengal CID on Wednesday (June 23) seized the mobile phone of suspended IPS officer Debashis Dhar. The CID is investigating the Sitalkuchi firing case where four Trinamool Congress workers were reportedly killed by CISF personnel during assembly elections. Dhar was the SP of the Coochbehar district during the elections.
The investigation by ED revealed that Unitech Group had diverted proceeds of crime to the tune of Rs 574 crore to Shivalik Group and in turn, the entities of Shivalik Group purchased the land parcels and a helicopter.
The Jharkhand government has extended the lockdown-like restrictions till July 1, as per an official notification. This is the seventh time that the COVID-related curbs, first imposed in the state on April 22 for a week, were extended. The ongoing measures were scheduled to end on June 24.
The award would be presented during the ACI customer Experience Global summit slated to be held on September 9, 2021, in Montreal, Canada.
Indian firms are offering discounts on items ranging from fast food to flights to lure people to get their COVID-19 shots as the economy re-opens after weeks of clampdown.
In the video, the policeman named Periyasamy can be seen beating a man, Murugesan, despite cries and pleas from the victim’s friends. The incident took place at the Pappinaickaenpatti check-post under the Yethapur station limited in the Salem district.
The West Bengal government is not leaving anything to chance and has set up a high-level committee to effectively control the third wave of coronavirus that is likely to hit the country in the next two months.
The encounter between security forces and terrorists took place in the Shirmal area of Shopian today. The identity of the slain terrorist is yet to be ascertained by the forces.
As India gears up for a conceivable third COVID-19 wave which will allegedly have more affect on children, researchers are analysing aspects of the virus and hopefull find drugs to stop the spread of the infection.