Health Department of the country has put on alert after 9 members of a family in Jaipur tested positive for Covid-19, days after four of them returned from South Africa. Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Narottam Sharma said 14 samples were taken for testing from the family, nine of which tested positive for the infection.
India stays strong on day 1 of Mumbai Test after Mayank Agarwal ton against New Zealand, 221-4 at stumps
India stays strong on the first day of the Mumbai test, after losing three quick wickets in a span of 15 balls. Opening batsman Mayank Agarwal registered his fourth Test ton and put the Men in Blue back in the match.
Agarwal (120*) and wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha (25*) were still on the crease at the stumps of day 1, while India is at 221-4.
Actor Kangana Ranaut’s car stopped by protesting farmers in Punjab seeking apology
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut’s car was stopped by farmers in Punjab’s Kiratpur Sahib, farmers were seeking an apology from the actress for her controversial statements on farmers during a protest against farm laws bills.
Opening batsman Mayank Agarwal smashes hundred against New Zealand in Mumbai Test match
Indian opener Mayank Agarwal smashed his fourth Test century in the second test match against New Zealand in Mumbai. Agarwal scored this hundred when there was no support from the middle order after Kohli and Pujara both went for a duck in a single over.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia urges opposition parties to trust scientists, decisions on booster dose and vaccination of kids soon
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia on December 3 urged opposition parties to trust the scientists to fight with the new variant Omicron. Mandavia also said that the health ministry will soon decide on the vaccination of kids and booster dose for those who are fully vaccinated.
18 passengers found Covid positive from ‘at risk’ countries, genome sequencing for Omicron underway
Amid the breakout of the new coronavirus variant Omicron, 18 passengers found Covid positive who travelled from countries ‘at risk’. Total 16,000 passengers travelled from the countries ‘at risk’, but only 18 tested positive for covid 19. However, genome sequencing for the new variant Omicron is still underway said Health Ministry.
Indian captain Virat Kohli departs for duck against New Zealand in Mumbai Test
India captain Virat Kohli departed for a duck against New Zealand in his comeback match against New Zealand in the Mumbai Test match. Kiwi spinner Azaz Patel dismissed him by LBW, after getting Cheteshwar Pujara’s wicket in the same over.
Jagdish Thakor appointed as new president of Gujarat Congress
Congress has appointed Jagdish Thakor as the new president of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee. Jagdish Thakor will be replacing Amit Chavda from the post. Chavda had resigned from the post after the poor performance of Congress in the local body elections in February.
12 Omicron suspects admitted to LNJP hospital in Delhi so far
Amid the scare of new corona various variant Omicron, 12 suspects have been admitted to Delhi LNJP hospital so far. Earlier on December 2, India confirmed its first two cases of the new variant Omicron, both from Karnataka. The Health Ministry has urged everyone to wear masks and get vaccinated as soon as possible.
Police recover tiffin bomb and hand grenades from Punjab’s Gurdaspur district
The police have recovered a tiffin bomb with four hand grenades from Salimpur Afghana village of Punjab’s Gurdaspur district. However, the police have not made any arrests over this incident as the persons behind are still unknown.
Schools to be closed from noon today and tomorrow in Andhra Pradesh in wake of Cyclone Jawad
Amid the scare of Cyclone Jawad, Andhra Pradesh on December 3 ordered schools in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts to be closed from noon today and tomorrow for safety concerns. 65 ongoing trains have also been cancelled on December 3 and 4.
Famous Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala joins Congress in Chandigarh
Famous Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala joins Congress months ahead of the assembly elections in Punjab. The 28-year-old Punjabi singer and actor will contest in the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls from Mansa or, Maur, said a senior Congress leader in Punjab.
Gita Gopinath to be IMF’s first Deputy Managing Director
Indians are everywhere. From being a Twitter CEO to now IMF’s Deputy Managing Director, it has been proved time and again by Indians, that they can reach anywhere they want to. Gita Gopinath is set to IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director as First Deputy Managing Director Geoffrey Okamoto is set to leave the Fund in 2023. Now, Gita Gopinath has been proposed to take the top position.
Bengaluru Omicron patient’s 5 contacts test positive for coronavirus
The cases of Omicron has now been reported in India and one of the patients who tested for Omicron is a doctor, who was fully vaccinated. And, now the report states that his five contacts have tested positive for coronavirus.