Breaking News, Latest Updates Highlights of November 22
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Today our focus will be on the coronavirus crisis that has affected more than 9 million people in India. With the arrival winter season, several states and cities have started reimposing restrictions, urging people to follow COVID-19 protocols to contain the spread of the infection.
Here are the highlights of November 22:
17:00 pm: There was a huge crowd during Diwali period. Even at the time of Ganesha Chaturthi, we saw crowds. We are speaking to relevant departments. We'll review the situation for next 8-10 days and then the further decision will be taken about the lockdown: Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar
15:35 pm: We will be testing people coming from Delhi via flight, bus or train, in the wake of surge in COVID19 cases in the national capital. We are discussing on the number of people allowed to attend wedding or event: UP Chief Secretary RK Tiwari
15:35 pm: Himachal Pradesh government will conduct a door-to-door survey to identify the patients of COVID-19, tuberculosis, leprosy, sugar and high blood pressure between November 25 & December 27. 800 teams having 2 members in each team have been constituted: State government
14:45 pm: The new amendment to the Kerala Police Act will not in any way be used against free speech or impartial media activity. Anyone is free to make any strong criticism within the limits of the Constitution and the legal system: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
14:45 pm: Rainfall activity is likely to increase over extreme south Peninsula from 23rd Nov onwards with fairly widespread to widespread activity over Tamilnadu during 24th-26th Nov, over south Coastal AP, Rayalseema and Telangana on 25th & 26th November: India Meteorological Department
13:43 pm: Spoke to Mulayam Singh Yadav and greeted him on his birthday. He is one of the senior-most and experienced leaders of our country who is passionate about agriculture and rural development. I pray for his long and healthy life: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
12:30 pm: Earthquake of Magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale occurred near Mokokchung in Nagaland at 08:59 am today: National Centre for Seismology
12:29 pm: We have increased the number of beds in hospitals. ICU beds have also been increased by 400, more will be added in the days to come: Delhi Health Minister's Satyendar Jain
12:28 pm: It's been over a yr of 'Har Ghar Jal' scheme. Over 2.60 crore families provided access to clean drinking water through taps at their homes. Projects started today will further speed it up: PM Modi at foundation stone laying event of drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur, Sonbhadra
11:46 am: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh, via video-conferencing.
11:46 am: In 70 years drinking water supply projects could be regulated only in 398 villages in Vindhya region. Today we're here to take forward such projects in over 3000 villages of the region: UP CM at foundation stone laying event for drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur, Sonbhadra
11:25 am: Telangana reported 873 new COVID19 cases, 4 deaths and 1,296 recoveries on 21st November. Total cases in the state rise to 2,63,526, including 1430 deaths and 2,50,453 recoveries.
11:25 am: An assistant sub-inspector of Delhi Police along with his associates have been arrested by DCP South Delhi's team for allegedly trying to extort Rs 2 crores from a builder: Delhi Police
10:55 am: Karnataka: Government Medical College and Research Centre built in the premises of Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital in Bengaluru, renamed as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical College and Research Centre.
Tamil Nadu: Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at Chennai airport, to leave for Delhi. He was on a two-day visit to the city. pic.twitter.com/An1wAyfSHx— ANI (@ANI) November 22, 2020
10:30 am: Drone movement noticed in Mendhar sector along Line of Control (LoC) last night, reports ANI.
9:58 am: For the first time number of RT-PCR tests in Delhi have exceeded Rapid Antigen Tests. 250 ventilators delivered to DRDO hospital and are being installed. House to house survey started in Delhi. 3,70,729 persons have been surveyed on 20.11.20: Ministry of Home Affairs
9:14 am: A total of 13,17,33,134 samples tested for COVID-19, up to 21st November. Of these, 10,75,326 samples were tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical Research
8:20 am: Air quality in Delhi continues to stay in 'poor' category. As per Central Pollution Control Board, AQI is at 260 in Punjabi Bagh.
8:19 am: Haarsh Limbachiyaa, husband of comedian Bharti Singh, arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
7:37 am: In Delhi, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the minimum temperature will be around 7° Celsius and a maximum of 24° Celsius today. It also says that Delhi will experience 'Fog/mist in the morning and partly cloudy sky later'.
7:18 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh at 11:30 AM today via video conferencing.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma