JP Nadda to visit West Bengal on January 9-10: Sources

New Delhi [India], January 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Jagat Prakash Nadda will be on a two-day tour to West Bengal on January 9 and 10, sources said on Friday.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 01:17 IST

Tripura govt reimposes COVID curbs; wearing mask compulsory in public places

Agartala (Tripura) [India], January 1 (ANI): Tripura government has reimposed strict curbs to contain the spread of COVID-19 infection in the state with special emphasis to prevent the cases of Omicron variant of the virus from entering the state.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 01:02 IST

Mizoram cop fires on father-son duo who came from Tripura in search of work

Dharmanagar (Tripura) [India], January 1 (ANI): A 39-year-old man and his 18-year-old son from Tripura were allegedly shot by a Mizoram cop in the territory of Mizoram while the duo crossed the state borders in search of work on Friday.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 00:51 IST

Anxiety drugs, antidepressants trigger post-surgery delirium: Study

Adelaide [Australia], December 31 (ANI): A new research has found that older people taking a drug used to treat anxiety and insomnia as well as those on antidepressants are twice as likely to suffer postoperative delirium after hip and knee surgery.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:58 IST

China censors news about female celebrity affair with senior CCP official: Report

Beijing [China], December 31 (ANI): China's censors have tried to clean the Internet of the news about an affair and potential marriage between Chinese starlet Tong Liya and one of the China Communist Party's (CCP) most senior propagandists, Shen Haixiong. Tong -- an entertainer and Xinjiang native of the Xibe ethnic group -- announced her divorce from film director Chen Sicheng earlier in the year, according to Taiwan News.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:55 IST

Plea in SC seeks appropriate directions in relation to 'hate speeches'

New Delhi [India], December 31 (ANI): A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and Maulana Syed Mahmood Asad Madani urging appropriate directions in relation "to the continuous attack on the personality of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and disparaging remarks by various persons in different parts of the country attacking the very belief system of the Muslim community at large".

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:54 IST

Dharavi sees 34 new COVID-19 cases

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 31 (ANI): Dharavi witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases on Friday and 34 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:30 IST

China's influencers come under scanner of Xi Jinping's 'common prosperity' campaign

Beijing [China], December 31 (ANI): China's live-streamers harnessed e-commerce, social media and personal star power to fuel the rise of a multibillion-dollar industry in recent years but the influencers are now targets in Chinese President Xi Jinping's "common prosperity" campaign, a wide-ranging crackdown that is bringing celebrities and Internet companies to heel in the name of addressing inequality.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:24 IST

Mumbai Police prohibits people from visiting beaches, open grounds, sea faces from 5 pm for 12 hours daily till Jan 15

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 31 (ANI): Mumbai Police on Friday prohibited people from visiting beaches, open grounds, sea faces, promenades, gardens, parks or similar public places from 5 pm to 5 am till January 15 in view of rising cases of COVID-19 and its Omicron variant.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:16 IST

134 youngsters joined terror groups in J-K this year: DGP Dilbag Singh

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 31 (ANI): As many as 134 youngsters joined terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir this year, said Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Friday.

Updated: Dec 31, 2021 23:16 IST