Breaking News LIVE, November 17:
7:00 PM| Centre caps withdrawal from Lakshmi Vilas Bank at Rs 25,000 per month till December 16.
4:45 PM| The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the and the government to waive exam fees for students of classes 10 and 12.
1:35 PM| Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath attends foundation stone laying ceremony of a guest house in Badrinath in presence of Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat “We’ve decided that Haridwar’s Hotel Alaknanda would be handed over to Uttarakhand govt, ending years of conflict,” UP CM said. (ANI)
12:00 PM| Mumbai: Maharashtra CM and son of Balasaheb Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray pay tribute to him at his Memorial at Shivaji Park on his death anniversary. CM’s wife Rashmi Thackeray & their son and minister Aaditya Thackeray also present. (ANI)
11:05 AM| Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a virtual BRICS summit today. The leaders will be attending a meet for the second time since the LAC standoff.
10:55 AM| Positivity rate is now below 13% from 15.33% last week. Though we’re in the 3rd wave, peak is now over. From here, we’ll definitely see a downtrend. 16,500 beds have been reserved for& now there are around 8000 beds available: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain (ANI)
10:15 AM| India recorded 29,164 cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, taking the country’s tally to 88.74 lakh. The last time India reported less than 30,000 cases was in mid-July. The drop in cases follows a pattern of low detections on Mondays due to lesser testing over the weekend. Tests have remained below 10 lakh for the last four days now. India’s tally of 88,74,291 includes 4,53,401 active cases, 82,90,371 patients who have recovered and 1,30,519 deaths — the toll has been under 450 for three straight days.
American biotech company Moderna on Monday announced its vaccine candidate against the novel coronavirus had shown an efficacy of 94.5 per cent. The company does not currently have an arrangement to supply its vaccine in India.
Fire breaks out in a godown at Khadi No.3 near Sarvodaya Hotel in Kurla West, Mumbai. Fire tenders currently present at the spot.
Five people of a family who were returning from a wedding were killed in a road accident in Punjab’s Sangrur. The accident happened on Sunam road when their car collided with a truck and burst into flames. All five occupants of the car were burnt to death.
Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Prayagraj MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s 6-year-old granddaughter was burnt to death by firecrackers on the night of Diwali. The 6-year-old breathed her last in the wee hours on Tuesday.