India’s top microbiologist and virologist, Gagandeep Kang said Omicron could be more transmissible; Government in farm laws repeal note; Delhi schools will be reopened from November 29 for all classes; India said that oil-producing countries cannot hold consumers to ransom.
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Aerial images shared by the United States have sparked concerns about a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Kremlin denies it plans an attack. But the conflict is alarming eastern European NATO countries like Estonia.
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Today, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that India now ranks third in the world inorgan transplantation, only behind USA and China as per the data available on the Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation (GODT) website.
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New York has declared a state of emergency ahead of winter months amid rising concerns of a new variant of the coronavirus dubbed Omicron and the already prevalent Delta variant. The emergency declaration will allow the state to make all arrangements to battle another possible wave.
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Today, Mumbai’s mayor, Kishori Pednekar said that passengers arriving at Mumbai airport from South Africa will be quarantined. She said that genome sequencing of passengers if found positive, will also be done.
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Taliban forces held a military parade in Kabul using captured American-made armoured vehicles and Russian helicopters; Today, the Supreme Court took up the national capital's air quality crisis; PM Modi inaugurated the Birsa Munda museum in Jharkhand's Ranchi; Asaduddin Owaisi lashed out at actor Kangana Ranut for describing India’s independence in 1947 as ‘bheek’.
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Today, India hosted the third edition of the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan, two months after the Taliban took control of Kabul. The NSA-level talks were chaired by India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval.
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Taliban military commander in Kabul dead in military hospital attack; In the wake of a sharp rise in prices of petrol and diesel in the country, Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at the Centre; Union Health Ministry deputed central teams of experts in nine states and Union Territories to manage dengue outbreak; Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be virtually holding a review meeting with districts having low Covid vaccination coverage.
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