India reports 8603 fresh Covid infections, active cases remain below 1 lakh

New Delhi: With 8,603 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,46,24,360, but active cases declined to 99,974, according to Union Health Ministry data updated Saturday. The death toll, however, climbed to 4,70,530 with 415 fatalities reported Saturday, the data released at 8 am showed. The daily rise in coronavirus infections has been less than 50,000 for 160 consecutive days now. The...

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Former Andhra Pradesh CM Rosaiah passes away at 88

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Hyderabad: Former Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh and veteran Congress leader Konijeti Rosaiah died Saturday, party sources said. He was 88. Rosaiah died while being taken to a private hospital here after he fell ill this morning, they said. He also served as the Governor of Tamil Nadu from August 31, 2011 to August 30, 2016. Rosaiah's political journey began in 1968 as an MLC. He served as Chief Minister...

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Omicron infected doctor doing fine: Health dept

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Bengaluru: The Bengaluru based anesthesiologist doctor, one among the first two persons to be detected with the new Covid-19 variant 'Omicron' in the country is doing fine now. His primary contacts are his wife, an ophthalmologist; daughter and another doctor who is also an ophthalmologist, are also recovering well, according to sources in the health department. The doctor is now under isolation and observation at the designated hospital. His wife and...

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UK records more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases

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London: Britain registered 50,584 new Covid-19 infections bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,379,647, according to official figures released Friday. The country also reported a further 143 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 145,424, with 7,373 Covid-19 patients still in hospital. The latest data came as the country confirmed 22 cases of the Omicron variant in England, 29 in...

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Canacona (Goa): Automotive research and development body Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) is working on developing fast chargers for e-vehicles, Heavy Industries Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said Saturday. The Pune-based autonomous institution has already developed a prototype of the product, he said in a reply to a PTI query at a press conference on the sidelines...

India tour of South Africa to begin December 26

Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday confirmed that the India tour of South Africa will begin from December 26. The tour of South Africa was one of the eight decisions taken by the BCCI in its 90th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Kolkata. "Indi's tour of South Africa, 2021-22, will proceed with...

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passes away at 67

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua, 67, passed away Saturday, he was in an intensive care unit of a Delhi hospital. Earlier this year, he had contracted Covid-19 and was hospitalised when his condition deteriorated. Vinod Dua worked with Doordarshan and NDTV for the larger part of his journalistic career besides doing shows on other TV channels and online...

Naveen Patnaik completes second year of fifth term as CM

We adopted a transformational approach in governance, keeping people at the forefront: CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday said that his government has adopted a transformational approach in its governance, keeping people at the forefront. Speaking at the valedictory session of regional conference on replication of good governance practices, organised here, Patnaik said his government has rolled out 'Mo Sarkar' (my government) programme with direct random feedback from citizens...

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