Andaman and Nicobar Islands MP Kuldeep Rai has urged UT’s DGP Satyendra Garg to grant leave to the cops on special occasions, so that they can spend quality time with their families.
A group of 11 scientists from 13 institutions across the world have sounded the alarm based on the genomic analysis of Indian populations.
The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.
Displaying an increase for the 12th day in a row, the total active caseload in the country has increased to 3,34,646, which now comprises 2.87 per cent of the total infections.
The recovery rate further dropped to 96.41 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.
India's tally of active Covid-19 cases mounted to1,68,627 on Monday, comprising 1.52 per cent of the total infections.
India’s active Covid-19 caseload also shrunk to 1,48,609 which is 1.37 per cent of the total infections.
The Prime Minister had laid the foundation for 2,312-kilometer Chennai - Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) connecting submarine optical fibre cable project on December 30, 2018.
The first of the tremors was reported at 11.44 p.m. on Sunday and the last at 7.37 a.m. on Monday, the India Meteorological Department said.
There was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman Nicobar archipelago showed no major rise.
The Ross Island was renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island would now be known as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep.
The new names will be formally announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Port Blair on December 30.
As the Sentinelese tribe has been living in isolation, their immunity to any disease from the outside world is almost non-existent
One of the most isolated tribes of the world, Sentinelese are estimated to number 50 to 100. Spread over 27 sq miles, North Sentinel Island is situated 58 km from Port Blair.
A case of culpable homicide has been registered, and the fishermen who took John Allen Chau, 27, to the island have been arrested.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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