omicron: Covid: With 153 new cases, India’s Omicron number crosses 2,000 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India Omicron numbers passed the 2000 limit on Tuesday with 153 more cases, bringing the total number of patients to 2,043, even as the variant spread to Meghalaya, thereby covering 24 states and UTs in the country. Maharashtra continued to report maximum daily incidents in the country even as BMC Commissioner IS Chahal … Read more

China builds bridge over Pangong, helicopter sites on its territory to counteract India’s rapid response capability | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: China is now building a bridge Pangong Tso as well as new roads and helicopter sites within its territory in the region for faster troop mobility, as part of its continued consolidation of military positions vis-à-vis India in the midst of the 20-month-long confrontation in the East; Ladakh. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) further … Read more

Over 40 lakh teens get the first vaccine shot; Omicron drives Delhi tip: Top developments | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Over 40 lakh children in the age group 15-17 received their first Covid vaccine dose on Monday when India opened the special vaccination effort for people under 18 years of age. Meanwhile, Covid cases continued to hover over metro cities, particularly Delhi, which reported nearly 1,000 more daily cases than yesterday’s count. Here … Read more

Keep Rs 8 lakh EWS cap for admissions, recommend panel | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The committee set up to evaluate the income limit of Rs 8 lakh for graduates in the economically weak section of admission to educational institutions had recommended retention of a qualifying nature, and with the center informing the Supreme Court that it accepts the justification, could the stage may be set to resume … Read more

The foggy weather may have led to disorientation of pilots in the Bipin Rawat copter | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tri-service investigation into Mi-17 V5 helicopter crash that kills Chief of Defense staff Bipin Rawat and 13 others are now almost complete, with “disorientation of pilots due foggy the weather ”remains one of the main causes of the accident near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on 8 December. The query, led by Air Marshal … Read more

12 pilgrims die while New Year’s intoxication sparks Vaishno Devi stomp | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: At least 12 pilgrims were crushed to death and 16 wounded on New Year’s Day in the greatest tragedy at the Mata Vaishno Devi temple when a spectator climb led to a storm around 1 p.m. 02.15 near gate no. 3 outside sanctum sanctorum in the popular cave sanctuary in the Trikuta hills of … Read more

IT raid on UP trades, which is also SP MLC | India News – Times of India

KANPUR: The income tax department conducted raids on two premises Kannauj based perfume retailers including Samajwadi Party MLC Pushpraj Jain alias Pampi Jain – the man behind the Samajwadi perfumes. The other perfume retailer under the IT scanner has been identified as Mohammed Yaqood. The IT searches come close to the raids from GST Intelligence … Read more

bjp: Rajiv ‘father of lynching’: BJP strikes back at Rahul | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BJP Tuesday said Congress has no moral right to talk about mob lynching, as the biggest lynching incident in the history of independent India happened during the era of Rajiv Gandhi, when thousands of Sikhs were killed. The BJP’s response came hours after Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “Before 2014, the word ‘lynching’ was virtually … Read more

shah: PM Modi, I had made it clear that the next CM for Maha will be from the BJP after 2019 polls: Amit Shah; slaps Sena for being ‘hungry for power’ | India News – Times of India

PUNE: Launches a new attack on Uddhav Thackeray, Union Minister of the Interior Amit Shah Sunday said he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made it clear that Devendra Fadnavis of BJP will be Maharashtra’s prime minister after the 2019 polls. Targeted Thackeray and Shiv Sena, said Shah, “when you wanted to become prime minister, … Read more

Cold waves grip North India; Rajasthan’s Sikar, Churu below freezing | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Severe cold wave conditions were seen throughout the northern parts of the country on Saturday, with minimum temperatures in Rajasthan’s Fatehpur (Sikar) and Churu falling to below freezing. The minimum temperature in Rajasthan was recorded at -3.3 ° C in Fatehpur by Sikar district, and in neighboring Churu it was -1.1 ° C … Read more