Tibetan govt-in-exile condemns Chinese embassy's letter to Indian parliamentarians

Dharmashala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], January 1 (ANI): The Tibetan government-in-exile has strongly condemned the Chinese Embassy's letter to Indian parliamentarians and said that Tibet has never been a part of China.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 04:34 IST

Nations enter 2022 with scaled-down celebrations as Omicron raises fear of abrupt infection surge

London [UK], January 1 (ANI): Nations across the world are welcoming 2022 with low-scale celebrations due to the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 which is rallying infections and raising hospitalizations in a large number of countries.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 04:23 IST

West Bengal: Soumen Mitra appointed as Officer on Special Duty and Director, Training in rank of DGP

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 1 (ANI): Soumen Mitra, retired former Commissioner of Police, Kolkata, has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) and Director, Training on the rank of Director General of Police (DGP) for a period of two years with effect from Saturday.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 04:24 IST

Maharashtra may report 2 lakh active COVID-19 cases by January 3rd week, says Dr Pradeep Vyas

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 1 (ANI): Maharashtra Additional Chief Secretary Health Dr Pradeep Vyas on Friday predicted that the state may report a total of two lakh active COVID-19 cases by the third week of January.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 03:54 IST

BJP delegation urges Telangana governor to suspend controversial government order

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 1 (ANI): A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday met Governor of Telangana Tamilisai Sounderrajan and submitted a memorandum requesting suspension of Government Order (GO) 317 issued by the State government in contravention to the spirit of presidential orders.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 03:24 IST

Mansukh Mandaviya takes stock of RT-PCR screening centre at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 1 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday took stock of the RT-PCR screening centre at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 03:54 IST

Over 5.78 crore Income Tax returns filed for 2021-22 till Friday evening

New Delhi [India], January 1 (ANI): More than 5.78 crore Income Tax Returns for the assessment year 2021-22 were filed till 7 pm on Friday as compared to 5.95 crore Income Tax returns for AY 2020-21 filed till January 10, 2021.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 03:03 IST

New Year celebrations remain muted in Haryana's Gurugram amid Omicron surge

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], January 1 (ANI): In view of the rising cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19, the New Year celebrations were muted in Haryana's Gurugram.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 03:03 IST

India welcomes New Year amid night curfew in several cities to prevent COVID-19 spread

New Delhi [India], January 1 (ANI): India welcomed the New Year amid the Coronavirus pandemic in 2022.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 02:46 IST

Bhubaneswar police undertake night patrolling amid restriction on New Year celebrations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 1 (ANI): Amidst the ban on New Year celebrations in Odisha, the police in Bhubaneswar undertook night patrolling to ensure compliance with restrictions imposed by the government.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 02:36 IST