16 Nov, 23:57 (IST)

Public prosecutors in Peru initiated a preliminary investigation against ousted interim president Manuel Merino and other officials over the deaths of two protesters.

16 Nov, 23:25 (IST)

Aircraft carriers of India, the United States, Japan and Australia are set to take part in the second phase of Exercise Malabar that is scheduled to take place from November 17 to 20 in the Indian Ocean region, the Navy said on Monday.

16 Nov, 23:12 (IST)

Assam reports 186 new COVID-19 cases and 405 new discharges today. Total cases in the state rise to 2,10,454, including 2,06,041 discharges and 964 deaths. Active cases stand at 3,446.

16 Nov, 23:10 (IST)

3,797 new positive cases 3,560 recoveries and 99 deaths reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi stands at 4,89,202 including 40,128 active cases, 4,41,361 recoveries and 7,713 deaths.

16 Nov, 22:09 (IST)

Himachal Pradesh reports 443 new COVID-19 positive cases, 539 cured and 8 deaths cases in the last 24 hours. Total cases in the state rise to 30,156, including 6,775 active cases, 22,910 recoveries and 443 deaths.

16 Nov, 21:16 (IST)

Hurricane Iota strengthens to maximum Category 5, set to hit Central America: NHC.

16 Nov, 20:58 (IST)

MP: Ex-minister Computer Baba sent to one-day Police remand in connection with the case where weapons were found in his ashram in Indore.Dist Prosecution Officer says, "Court granted him bail in other case of obstructing official work. He'll be produced before court tomorrow."

16 Nov, 20:18 (IST)

Mumbai reports 409 new COVID-19 cases, 529 recoveries/discharges and 12 deaths today. Total cases here rise to 2,70,113, including 2,45,774 recoveries/discharges and 10,582 deaths. Active cases stand at 9,807.

16 Nov, 20:03 (IST)

AM Arun, Vasan Eye Care founder, died after suffering from cardiac arrest.

16 Nov, 19:45 (IST)

Rajasthan Minister Bhanwarlal Meghwal passes away at Medanta Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram where he was undergoing treatment for an ailment.STate mourning will be observed in Rajasthan tomorrow; national flag to be flown at half-mast and govt offices to remain closed.

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Nitish Kumar on Sunday was named as the next Chief Minister of Bihar in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) meeting held in Patna. Nitish Kumar is now set to become the chief minister of Bihar for the straight fourth time. It will be for the seventh time that Kmar will take oath as the CM of the state. Tarkishore Prasad, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Katihar The election of Prasad as the legislature party chief was confirmed by Sushil Modi, who served as the Deputy Chief Minister in the outgoing government.

Amidst the fresh COVID-19 surge in the national capital, Union Home Minister Amit Shah called a high-level meeting involving Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. Following the meeting, Kejriwal told reporters that the number of daily tests in the national capital would be increased to 1 lakh.

With the Maharashtra government allowing religious places to reopen from Monday, the iconic Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai would also be opened up for worshippers. The shrine management on Sunday announced that an initial cap of 1,000 devotees per day would be placed, to control the spread of COVID-19.

Meanwhile, temperatures in in Delhi and adjoining areas will fall by 3-4 degrees in the coming week due to the western disturbance that struck the plains of northern India, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist RK Jenamani on Sunday.

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