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Dec 19, 2021 09:24 AM IST
India records 7,081 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload down by 652
India on Sunday recorded 7,081 new Covid-19 cases, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. The active caseload was down by 652 and it currently stands at 83,913.
Dec 19, 2021 08:59 AM IST
Omicron looms large in Britain: Cases surge in 24 hours, London rings the alarm
The Omicron variant of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus is spreading at a remarkable pace in the United Kingdom (UK). According to British government data, a marked surge in cases was reported in a span of mere 24 hours. Read More
Dec 19, 2021 08:32 AM IST
Two rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone, where US embassy is located: Iraqi army
Two Katyusha rockets hit Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, Iraq’s state news agency reported early on Sunday citing security forces. One rocket was destroyed in the air by the C-RAM defense system and the other landed near the zone’s festivals arena damaging two cars, the report added. There were no immediate reports of casualties. Read More
Dec 19, 2021 07:44 AM IST
PM Modi to visit Goa today for its Liberation Day celebrations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Goa on Sunday to attend Goa Liberation Day celebrations at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium in Goa’s Taleigao at around 3 pm
Dec 19, 2021 07:30 AM IST
Kolkata Municipal Corporation election today, TMC-BJP fight for 144 wards
West Bengal is set to witness another high-stakes electoral battle on Sunday, months after the all-important assembly elections and the subsequent Bhabanipur bypolls earlier this year.
Dec 19, 2021 06:23 AM IST
Man killed over sacrilege in Golden Temple: Police
A man was beaten to death by pilgrims at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Saturday evening after he allegedly stepped inside the central enclosure of the sanctum sanctorum where the holy book Guru Granth Sahib is placed, picked up a diamond-encrusted sword and committed sacrilege, police said. Read More
Dec 19, 2021 06:18 AM IST
CEC was not invited to electoral reform meeting on Nov 16, says law ministry
The Union law ministry said on Saturday that the chief election commissioner (CEC) was not invited to attend a meeting on electoral reforms held on November 16 and the legislative department had, instead, asked the secretary of the poll watchdog or a representative for the event.
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On raising marriage age for girls to 21, Chidambaram has an advice
“The year 2022 should be used for a massive educational campaign on the benefits of marrying only after a boy or girl attained the age of 21 years,” Chidambaram said.
Published on Dec 19, 2021 07:19 AM IST