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Shut industries not using cleaner fuel in NCR, orders Air quality panel

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on Tuesday ordered the immediate shutdown of all enterprises that have not shifted to cleaner fuels in industrial zones despite their availability in order to tackle the air pollution threat in the national capital region (NCR). Violating industries/industrial units will not be allowed to function until December 12, […]

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India adds Ghana, Tanzania in list of ‘high-risk’ countries; Omicron tally reaches 23

India added Ghana and Tanzania to its list of “at risk” countries on Monday, requiring passengers from those countries to undergo rigorous Covid-19 testing and quarantine procedures. South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Ghana, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tanzania, and Israel are now on the list, as well as countries in Europe, including […]

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India successfully test-fires VL-SRSAM missile: DRDO  

The Vertically Launched Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully test-fired by India from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha, the ministry of defence announced on Tuesday. The air defence system, according to authorities from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), can engage targets at a […]

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Half of India’s eligible population fully vaccinated against Covid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the nationwide vaccination effort on Monday, a day after Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced that more than half of the country’s eligible population had got a full immunisation against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The Prime Minister also stated that it was critical to “maintain this momentum” in the fight […]

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Suspension of 12 MPs from Rajya Sabha: Tharoor steps down as host of Sansad TV show

Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor on Monday resigned as the host of a talk show on state-run television channel Sansad TV, a day after Shiv Sena lawmaker Priyanka Chaturvedi decided to quit as a programme host on the channel in protest of the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members of Opposition parties […]

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Mumbai sends 288 samples for genome sequencing to check Omicron prevalence

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Patankar said on Saturday that Mumbai has sent at least 288 samples of international travellers for genome sequencing to check if the returnees are infected with new Omicron variant of Covid-19 or not. After three cases of the new variant were confirmed in India, the local administrations are keeping a strict watch […]

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SKM forms 5-member committee to fix MSP policies with Centre

Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farmers’ organisations who are protesting against the centre’s three farm laws, formed a five-member committee on Saturday to talk with the central government over fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) policies. The union government had on Wednesday sought names of five representatives from the Farmers body so that […]