21 Nov, 00:01 (IST)

Assam reports 164 new #COVID19 cases today. Total cases in the State now at 2,11,204 including 2,07,026 recoveries, 3,204 active cases, and 971 deaths: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

21 Nov, 00:00 (IST)

Maharashtra: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) restricts followers of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar to visit Chaityabhoomi on 6th December, in wake of #COVID19 pandemic. There will be a live broadcast of programs from Chaityabhoomi this year.

20 Nov, 23:21 (IST)

Punjab reports 819 new #COVID19 cases, 492 discharges and 16 deaths today.Total cases in the state rise to 1,44,995, including 1,33,919 recoveries and 4,572 deaths. Active cases stand at 6,504.

20 Nov, 23:01 (IST)

Ministry of Railways grants permission to teaching & non-teaching staff carrying valid id cards, students carrying valid hall tickets for Maharashtra State Board of Secondary&Higher Education Examinations, to travel by suburban services over Mumbai Suburban network up to 10 Dec.

20 Nov, 22:44 (IST)

West Bengal reports 3,626 new COVID-19 cases, 3,850 discharges, and 53 deaths, says State Health DepartmentTotal cases: 4,45,505Active cases: 25,599Death toll: 7,923Total discharges: 4,15,609 

20 Nov, 22:42 (IST)

Haryana reports 3,104 new COVID-19 cases, 2,508 discharges, and 25 deaths, says State Health Department Total cases: 2,12,355Total number of discharged patients: 1,90,067Total deaths: 2,138Active cases: 20,150

20 Nov, 22:14 (IST)

The Hongkong Airport Authority has barred Air India flights for 14 days after some passengers tested positive at the airport. Hongkong has barred Air India flights for the fifth time.

20 Nov, 21:56 (IST)

Uttarakhand: India’s First Moss Garden was inaugurated today in Sadiya Tal area of Nainital by Ramon Magsaysay awardee Rajender Singh. The garden, spread in an area of around 10 hectares, has been developed by research wing of state forest department.

20 Nov, 21:55 (IST)

Two drones came from the direction of Pakistan and crossed International Border in Samba sector of Jammu & Kashmir at around 6 pm today. BSF troops fired upon them. Jawans are keeping strict vigil: BSF sources

20 Nov, 21:37 (IST)

Held a meeting to review India’s vaccination strategy and the way forward. Important issues related to progress of vaccine development, regulatory approvals and procurement were discussed: PM Narendra Modi

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Mumbai, November 20: Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla on Thursday said the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine should be available for healthcare workers and elderly people by around February 2021 and by April for the general public and will be priced at a maximum of Rs 1,000 for two necessary doses for the public, depending on the final trial results and regulatory approvals. He estimated that by 2024, every Indian will get vaccinated.

In a tragic incident, fourteen persons including six children died after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck on Prayagraj-Lucknow highway under limits of Manikpur police station on Thursday night.

US President Donald Trump's campaign says they are withdrawing lawsuit in Michigan.

Within three days of taking an oath to office, Bihar's new Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary was compelled to step down from his post. The Janata Dal (United) submitted his resignation on Thursday, hours after downplaying the allegations levelled against him.

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