Top news of the day: Government sees early signs of COVID-19 cases plateauing; Air India reins now with the Tatas, and more

A health worker collects a swab sample from a woman to test for COVID-19 at a governement hospital in Hyderabad on January 25, 2022.

A health worker collects a swab sample from a woman to test for COVID-19 at a governement hospital in Hyderabad on January 25, 2022.

Early signs of COVID-19 cases plateauing reported, says Government

Stressing the need to continue with precautions to curb the surge in infections, it noted that Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan were recording a high number of COVID-19 cases.

Regular market approval granted for Covishield, Covaxin for use in adult population

Both the vaccines were granted Emergency Use Authorisation on January 3, 2021.

Air India reins now with Tatas

Air India saw a change of guard with the Government transferring its shares in the airline to Tata Sons subsidiary, Talace.

Arunachal teen handed over to Indian Army by PLA: Rijiju

In a tweet, the Union Law Minister said due procedure is being followed including the boy's medical examination.

Fresh video of girl who died by suicide in Thanjavur indicates no religious conversion

The girl is purportedly saying that she had resorted to the extreme step as she was unable to concentrate on her studies due to the daily chores that she was being asked to carry out at the hostel.

Padma award controversy continues in West Bengal

After Buddhadeb, two artists say Padma Shri too late in their careers.

Celebrated IAS officer Guruprasad Mohapatra, who succumbed to COVID-19, conferred with Padma Shri

Mohapatra despite his own illness continued to work on distribution of oxygen when the pandemic was at its most dreadful.

Former V-P Hamid Ansari, U.S. lawmakers express concern over human rights situation in India

The remarks were made at a Congressional briefing, Protecting India’s Pluralist Constitution, organised by Hindus for Human Rights, the Indian American Muslim Council and 15 other organisations. Mr. Ansari also delivered a video message at the event.

Naqvi rebuts Ansari remarks on cultural nationalism

The Union Minister for Minority Affairs strongly criticised the former Vice-President for his comments during a panel discussion wherein he expressed concerns regarding the state of democracy in India.

Two militants escape from encounter site in J&K’s Shopian

Two soldiers injured during gunfight, say police.

Jordanian military kills 27 in shootout with Syria smugglers

The report on the Army's website said that it had thwarted several suspected attempts to smuggle drugs into Jordan from Syria, and that large quantities of narcotics were seized in separate interventions that also left several people wounded.

Australian Open 2022 | Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make final

The world number one overwhelmed the 51st-ranked American 6-1, 6-3 in just 62 minutes to set up showdown against American 27th seed Danielle Collins.

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