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Assam Rifles personnel in a joint operation with Assam Police apprehended leader of Hmar People’s Convention-Democracy (HPCD) group, Lalminthang Sanate, along with four pistols and 48 live rounds.
CM Ashok Gehlot flagged off 167 new emergency ambulances in Jaipur
TV actor Tunisha Sharma death case: Accused and Tunisha Sharma’s co-star Sheezan Khan taken to court from Waliv police station
PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat
- We are seeing that Covid cases are rising in many countries in the world. We need to remain careful & wear masks & wash our hands:
- Namami Gange mission has also helped improve biodiversity. ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ has become firmly rooted in the mind of every Indian. The legacy of cleanliness is now being carried by all Indians together.
Tribute to the legendary Independence activist & educationist, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
PM Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh pay tribute to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya at Central Hall in the Parliament.
In the last few years, we overcame various challenges in the health sector. We eradicated smallpox and polio-like diseases from India. Now, Kala Azar disease will also be eradicated. This disease is now only in four districts of Bihar and Jharkhand.
– PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee took India to newer heights in every sector including education, foreign policy and the field of infrastructure.
– PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat
PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat
- Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Center’s research show that yoga is effective for patients with breast cancer.
- As per the centre, regularly practicing Yoga brought a 15% reduction in the recurrence of the disease among patients.
The year 2022 was wonderful, India completed 75 years of Independence while ‘Amrit Kaal’ began. India progressed rapidly and became the world’s fifth-largest economy.
– PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat
People in Mumbai celebrate the festival of Christmas at Marine Drive
#WATCH | People dance & sing at Marine Drive in Mumbai as they celebrate the festival of #Christmas https://t.co/kG5nSwBTfl
— ANI (@ANI) 1671946094000
IND vs BAN 2nd Test match:
India won the 2nd Test against Bangladesh by 3 wickets and won the 2-match series by 2-0.
TV actor Tunisha Sharma death case:
Parth Zutshi, Co-actor was called for questioning by Mumbai police and was asked general questions. “I can’t comment on her relations, I don’t have any idea, it was her internal matter. When the incident happened, I came to know she attempted suicide,” he said.
India covid news update:
India records 227 new coronavirus infections, number of active cases rises to 3,424, informed Union Health Ministry.
India-Kazakhstan Joint exercise ‘KazInd 2022’
#WATCH | India-Kazakhstan Joint exercise 'KazInd 2022' is being held in Shillong, Meghalaya. (Source: Indian Army) https://t.co/oubToihNFa
— ANI (@ANI) 1671944143000
Covid testing at IGI Delhi Airport
On average approx 25,000 travellers arrive at the IGI Delhi Airport, out of which 500 random passengers are being tested. By the end of the first day, Genestrings had conducted approximately 110 tests, informed Dr Gauri Agarwal, Founder, Genestrings Diagnostic Center to ANI.
Sec 144 imposed in the outskirts of Mangaluru
Section 144 has been imposed in the outskirts of Mangaluru after a man was stabbed to death by miscreants at Katippalla on Saturday night.
Surge in Covid cases strain Chinese hospitals
The surge in coronavirus cases in China is severely straining hospitals in Beijing and other major Chinese cities, reported NHK World.Millions of people in China have been affected by Covid-19 since the ‘zero-covid policy’ was diluted on December 7. The health authorities in Qingdao in Shandong Province estimated on Friday that 490,000 to 530,000 people per day have contracted the virus. Many Japanese companies are operating in the city.
Air India launches ‘FogCare’ initiative, takes major steps to minimize disruption due to fog
Air India, India’s leading airline and a Star Alliance member announced its “FogCare” initiative to mitigate the impact of disruptions due to fog on passengers. This initiative, which will initially be launched for flights departing from and arriving at IGI airport, New Delhi, aims to take care of unforeseen circumstances such as delays and cancellations of flights amid thick fog that engulfs northern India during the winter season.
Pollution levels high in northern India owing to deficit rain: Experts
Bad air quality days continue to haunt the Indo-Gangetic Plains with the air quality Index (AQI) oscillating between ‘poor’ and ‘severe’ categories.Even the brightest days in Delhi-NCR during the first half of December have kept air quality in the ‘poor’ category. As stubble burning subsided across the northwestern states of Punjab and Haryana after the sowing of the Rabi crop, the burden of high air pollution levels rests on emissions from sources like industrial
Kerala: Customs seizes gold worth Rs 44.14 lakhs at Kochi airport
Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs department has seized gold worth Rs 44.14 lakhs at Kochi airport from a passenger coming from Dubai. 4 capsules of gold in compound form concealed inside his body were recovered and seized, infomed Customs.
Hindu Sena president Vishnu Gupta on Shahi Idgah survey
Hindu Sena president and petitioner Vishnu Gupta filed a petition in court against the Shahi Idgah survey and an order was given. “hat land is of Lord Krishna who was born in Mathura, it’s evident. Now a court commissioner has been appointed for a survey, everything’s under the purview of the law,” he told ANI.
Modi extends greetings on the occasion of Christmas 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends greetings on the occasion of Christmas 2022. “May this special day further the spirit of harmony and joy in our society”, he tweeted.
China stands ready to work with India: Chinese Foreign Minister
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China is ready to work with India through steady and sound growth of the relations, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry website. While addressing the reporters on China’s relations with India, Wang said, “China and India have maintained communication through the diplomatic and military-to-military channels, and both countries are committed to upholding stability in the border areas. We stand ready to work with India in the direction toward steady and sound growth of China-India relations.” This statement came in the backdrop of the December 9 faceoff between the Indian and Chinese soldiers in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang sector.
Devotees offer prayers at St Francis Assisi Cathedral, in Kochi, on the occasion of Christmas
Cold wave conditions were observed in isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and northwest Rajasthan: IMD
Dense fog conditions continue to persist in Amritsar
As per IMD, Amristar is to witness a minimum temperature of 4°C and a maximum temperature of 17°C with a generally cloudy sky, today.
IIT Kharagpur to set up institute in Malaysia
IIT Kharagpur wants to set up an engineering institute in Malaysia as part of a plan to go global, its director V K Tewary said.Tewary said the institute is aiming to be among the top 10 in the world.“IIT Kharagpur aims to become the world-wide benchmark in education excellence by establishing IIT Malaysia, which will be a major step for the institute to set its footprint in the international domain,” he said.
G20 summit: MCD to build new toilet facilities in Delhi
Ahead of the G20 summit next year, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi will build new toilets and repair old ones across its five zones in the city.As part of the preparations of the summit, the civic body has also decided to beautify parks, illuminate trees and instal public art at many locations in Delhi, officials said.
PM Modi to address last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of 2022 today
Tune in at 11 AM. #MannKiBaat https://t.co/X8PC4Dxvhk
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1671933591000
BSP expels three members for supporting BJP candidate in zila parishad polls
The Bahujan Samaj Party has expelled three of its members for supporting the BJP candidate in the Yamunanagar Zila Parishad chairman elections.In a statement on Saturday, the BSP said Sushila Rani, Agni Vijay Singh and Suman Rani went against their party and voted in favour of the BJP candidate for the post of chairman of the Yamunanagar Zila Parishad.
PM Modi greets people on Christmas
Merry Christmas! May this special day further the spirit of harmony and joy in our society. We recall the noble tho… https://t.co/io1FAoCZzv
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1671933251000
PM Modi pays tributes to Vajpayee, Malaviya on their birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 98th birth anniversary, and said his contribution to India is indelible.Vajpayee led the BJP to power at the Centre in the 90s and remained India’s prime minister for six years.Modi tweeted, “Tributes to Atal Ji on his Jayanti. His contribution to India is indelible. His leadership and vision motivate millions of people.”He also paid homage to freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary.
Survey of madrasas in UP: Board to restart giving recognition to unregistered Islamic seminaries
After receiving the survey reports of private madrasas in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Madrasa Education Board chief has said the process of giving recognition to the unregistered Islamic seminaries would start again.Madrasa Board Chairman Iftikhar Ahmad Javed said that the process of giving recognition to 8,500 unaffiliated madrasas would be resumed with the permission of the state government.
Twitter Isn’t Secure Yet, Just Not In The Fast Lane To Bankruptcy. Still Much Work To Do
– Elon Musk
China’s National Health Commission to stop publishing daily COVID figures
China’s National Health Commission, which for the past three years or so has published daily COVID-19 case figures for the country, said it will no longer release such data from Sunday.”Relevant COVID information will be published by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention for reference and research,” the NHC said in a statement, without specifying the reasons for the change or how frequently China CDC will update COVID information.
PM Modi to address last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of 2022 today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the last Mann Ki Baat of the year 2022 on Sunday.The 96th edition of Mann Ki Baat, a monthly radio programme of the Prime Minister, will be aired at 11 am today.PM Modi on December 13 had invited people to share their inputs for the upcoming episode of Mann ki Baat scheduled for December 25.PM Modi urged people to write on the NaMo App, and MyGov app or record their messages on 1800-11-7800.
18 die as monster storm brings rain, snow, cold across US
A frigid winter storm killed at least 18 people as it swept across the country, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses and leaving millions of people on edge about the possibility of Christmas Eve blackouts.The storm unleashed its full fury on Buffalo, New York, with hurricane-force winds causing whiteout conditions. Emergency response efforts were paralysed and the city’s international airport was shut down.
From Joe Biden to Pope Francis, world leaders wished people ‘Merry Christmas’
“Jill and I hope everyone is able to spend time with family and friends during the holiday season. We’re also holding a special place in our hearts for anyone missing a loved one during this time. From our family to yours, we wish you a peaceful Christmas Eve,” tweeted Biden.Meanwhile, Pope Francis tweeted, “Tonight, God draws near to you because you are important to him. From the manger, as food for your life, He tells you: “If you feel consumed by events, if a sense of guilt and inadequacy devours you, if you hunger for justice, I am with you. #Christmas. Jesus asks us to go to the bare reality of things, to lay down all our excuses, our justifications and our hypocrisies at the feet of the manger. He whom Mary tenderly wrapped in swaddling wants us to be clothed in love. #Christmas.”
5 arrested in deadly shooting at Minnesota’s Mall of America
Five people were arrested in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man at the Mall of America that sent the sprawling commercial center into lockdown on one of the final days of the holiday shopping season, police said.At an evening news conference, Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges announced the arrests in connection with the Friday night shooting in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington and said all would face murder charges, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation to fill 6,400 vacancies
– Union Minister Bhupender Yadav
Christmas 2022: Odisha sand artist creates Santa Claus sculpture with 1500 kg tomatoes
World-renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, on Saturday, created a sand sculpture of Santa Claus, at Gopalpur Beach on the occasion of Christmas 2022.On the sand art, Pattnaik wrote, “Merry Christmas.”Pattnaik created the sculpture using 1500kg of tomatoes which was 27ft high and 60 ft wide in size.
Over half a million without power in United States from winter storms
Over 500,000 homes and businesses were without power in the eastern half of the United States and Texas on Saturday as winter storms battered much of the country, according to data from PowerOutage.us.U.S. utilities were working to restore power after the storms moved on from their service territories but some were still dealing with high winds.
Twitter restores suicide prevention feature
Twitter Inc has restored a feature that promotes suicide prevention hotlines and other safety resources to users looking up certain content, after coming under pressure from some users and consumer safety groups over its removal.Reuters reported on Friday that the feature was taken down a few days ago, citing two people familiar with the matter, who said the removal was ordered by the social media platform’s new owner Elon Musk.
President Murmu visits Sacred Heart Cathedral in Delhi, offers prayers ahead of Christmas
President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday visited Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi a day before Christmas and offered prayers for the welfare of humanity.The President also took part in the celebrations.