New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: In our today's Jagran English's 'Latest Updates, Breaking News' blog, we will keep a tab on the Union Cabinet meet that will be held in New Delhi. In today's meet, the Centre will likely approve the proposal to withdraw the three agricultural laws in the upcoming winter session of the Parliament.

Here are the highlights of the day:

15:10 hours: Today, the Union Cabinet led by PM completed formalities to repeal the three Farm Laws. During the upcoming session of the Parliament, it will be our priority to take back these three laws, says Union Minister Anurag Thakur.

15:05 hours: It has been decided to extend the 'PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana' to provide free ration till March 2022, says Union Minister Anurag Thakur.

14:28 hours: Normal functioning of Delhi government offices will also resume from 29 November. We advise them to use public transport to commute. Special bus services will be started from colonies where the maximum number of Delhi government employees reside, says Delhi Minister Gopal Rai.

14:00 hours: Kerala Cabinet extends the tenure of State police chief Anil Kant till 1 July 2023. He was supposed to superannuate on 31 January 2022.

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12:39 hours: Ahead of the Parliament session, the Chairman of Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu has called a meeting of floor leaders on 28 November at his residence in Delhi.

12:30 hours: Under the free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens of Delhi, we are sending them to Ayodhya to have a darshan of Shri Ram Lalla. Our first train for Ayodhya will be leaving on 3 December, registrations have started, says Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

We have also added Velankanni Church in Tamil Nadu to the list of pilgrimage sites covered under this free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens of Delhi, he added.

12:09 hours: Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) of Mumbai Police busted an Indian banknote printing factory operating in Pydhonie area and arrested a 47-year-old man. Police also recovered 53 fake notes of Rs 2,000 denomination having face value of 1.06 lakh from factory, says Mumbai Police.

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11:30 hours: Supreme Court says it will not close the air pollution case and give final orders. SC further adds that due to the seriousness of the issue it will continue to hear this matter.

11:00 hours: Supreme Court begins hearing the case relating to the rising air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR.

10:40 hours: Just In: Himachal Pradesh BJP leader Kripal Singh Parmar resigns from the posts of Sirmaur District in-charge and state executive committee member. "I am being harassed in the party for the last 6 months," he says.

10:25 hours: We are encouraging ethanol, green hydrogen fuel... Scrapping policy is an important solution to reduce pollution. It will make auto industry more competitive in the international market; will get us (raw) materials at lower costs, therefore reducing production cost, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

9:43 hours: During CPI(M)'s rule, political violence rose into an anti-democratic menace. Atrocities against TMC candidates should not be tolerated. I appeal to the public to fight back. Exercise your voting rights &confront the hooligans, says BJP MLA Sudip Roy Barman.

9:30 hours: Just In: India reports 9,283 new COVID-19 cases, 10,949 recoveries and 437 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active cases stand at 1,11,481 - lowest in 537 days, says Union Health Ministry.

9:05 hours: The first real-world assessment of BBV152, a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech, suggests that two vaccine doses result in 50 per cent effectiveness against symptomatic COVID-19, according to the study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

8:15 hours: Assam reports 207 COVID-19 cases and two fatalities. Infection tally rises to 6,15,781 and death toll to 6,079. The state currently has 1,629 active cases of the disease, says Assam health department.

7:54 hours: We acknowledge the important role of UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) in supporting the IHEC and the Government of Iraq, as per the mandate provided by this Council, and contributing to a genuinely free and fair electoral process, says MEA Secretary Sanjay Bhattacharyya.

Women candidates running for parliamentary elections have secured 97 seats out of 329, an increase of 14 seats over and above the seats reserved for women. This represents a significant development towards ensuring greater political participation of women in Iraq, he added.

7:45 hours: India has strongly condemned the assassination attempt on Iraq Prime Minister and expressed concerns for the casualties caused by the attack. Terrorism and violence have no place in any civilised society. We reiterate our support for the democratic process in Iraq, says Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at UN.

7:25 hours: AQI is presently at 280 (overall) in the 'poor' category, SAFAR.

7:15 hours: Mizoram reported 465 recoveries and 3 deaths. Total active COVID-19 cases stand at 4,247, says state health department.

7:05 hours: India recognizes that human trafficking is a serious crime and accords high priority. Government of India is making continuous and concerted efforts to prevent and counter-trafficking in persons and extend cooperation to all Member States, says MoS Home Ajay Mishra at UN.

7:00 hours: Union Cabinet is likely to approve the proposal to withdraw the three farm laws in the meeting today.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma