Breaking News LIVE, December 4:
6:30 PM| Vijay Mallya’s assets in France worth 1.6 million euros have been seized by the Enforcement Directorate, the probe agency said in a statement today.
“On the request of Directorate of Enforcement (ED), a property of Vijay Mallya located at 32 Avenue FOCH, France has been seized by the French Authority. The value of the seized asset in France is 1.6 million euros (Rs 14 crore). Investigations revealed that a large amount was remitted abroad from the bank account of Kingfisher Airlines Ltd,” the ED said in a statement.
4:35 PM| Administrator of Lakshadweep and former interlocutor to Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma passed away today in Chennai while undergoing treatment.
3:10 PM| “Fishermen are advised not to venture into Gulf of Mannar & adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal and along & off south Tamilnadu coast, north Sri Lanka & south Kerala coasts and Lakshadweep-Maldives area & adjoining southeast Arabian Sea during next 24 hours”: IMD
2:05 PM| Ind vs Aus: Fast delivery from Starc swings away from Dhawan, missing his bat and knocks out the off-stump. This is why! Full and on off, a hint of away swing, just a hint. Dhawan looks to drive on the up but misses. The ball, despite the hint of away swing, manages to take the off pole down.
2:00 PM| Canadian High Commissioner summoned to Ministry of External Affairs today & informed that comments by Canadian Prime Minister, some Cabinet Ministers and Members of Parliament on issues relating to Indian farmers constitute, unacceptable interference in our internal affairs: MEA (ANI)
1:00 PM| Veteran Bollywood actor Neetu Kapoor, along with co-star Varun Dhawan, who commenced shooting for their upcoming film “Jug Jugg Jeeyo”, have now tested positive for COVID-19.
12:20 PM| Moderna plans to have 100 to 125 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine available in the first quarter of 2021, the vast majority of which will go to the United States, the biotechnology company announced Thursday.
Between 85 and 100 million of the doses will be distributed in the United States, with the rest of the world receiving the remaining 15 to 25 million, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said in a statement.
12:00 PM| The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the recent encounter at Nagrota in the Jammu region in which four terrorists of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistan-based outfit, were killed by police, officials said on Friday.
11:25 AM| A Chinese spacecraft carrying the country’s first lunar samples has started its return journey from the moon, according to the country’s space authority.
11:00 AM| Jharkhand on Friday reported 233 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 1,09,771, officials said. Six more people died of the disease in the last 24 hours, following which the toll rose to 977, they said. There are 1,926 active cases in the state at present.
10:15 AM| We’ve sent legal notice to Kangana Ranaut for her derogatory tweet calling aged mother of a farmer as woman available for Rs 100. Her tweets portray farmers protest as antinational. We demand unconditional apology from her for insensitive remarks, says DSGMC President Manjinder Singh Sirsa.
The voting for the third of the eight-phased election to District Development Council (DDC) and by-polls to panchs and sarpanchs in Jammu and Kashmir is underway amid tight security.
Democratic Congressman Gregory Meeks, a strong supporter of the India-US relationship, was elected as the next chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee, becoming the first African-American to head the Congressional committee that plays an influential role in shaping the foreign policy of the US.
India recorded 36,594 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours taking the overall coronavirus case count to 95.71 lakh. At 3 percent, the daily tally is marginally higher than Wednesday’s, government data shows. The country Covid death count rose to 1,39,188 as 540 people lost their lives to the disease.
Total active cases, or those receiving treatment for COVID-19, fell to 4,16,082 as total discharged cases shot past the 90-lakh mark with 42,916 people recovering from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.