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

Pakistan again hikes prices of petroleum products amid rising inflation

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 1 (ANI): Pakistan has again hiked the prices of petroleum products amid uproar by opposition leaders against the rising inflation in the country, reported local media.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 02:19 IST

Taliban stop Pakistan military from erecting barbed wire fences, outposts in Afghanistan's Nimroz

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 1 (ANI): The Taliban's local affiliates have said that they have stopped the Pakistani military from erecting barbed-wire fences and outposts in Afghanistan's western Nimroz province, reported local media.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 02:12 IST

Emmy Award-winning actor Betty White passes away at 99

Illinois [US], January 1 (ANI): Actor and comedian Betty White died at age 99 at her home on Friday (local time), TMZ reported.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 02:05 IST

Himachal Police asks people to vacate Ridge Ground in Shimla after inputs about planned-bomb blast in area

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], January 1 (ANI): Ahead of the New Year celebrations, Himachal Pradesh police on Friday asked the people to vacate the Ridge Ground in Shimla after they received inputs about a planned bomb blast in the area by a Pakistan-based entity.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 02:46 IST