Farmer union further intensity their protest: In a bid to further intensify their protest, farmers protesting at the Delhi borders have started travelling to different parts of the country from the dharna site. Protesting unions now plan to take the agitation to 20 states covering nearly 500 districts by December end .
J&K: Unidentified terrorist killed in encounter: One unidentified terrorist killed in an encounter with police and security forces in the area of Baramulla. The operation is still on: Kashmir Zone Police.
UK returnees travel to Punjab, AP: While three of them were traced by Tuesday night and admitted to Lok Nayak hospital in the capital, one managed to reach Ludhiana while another reached Andhra Pradesh, before they were brought back on Wednesday.
Amid new Covid strain, UK tightens lockdown: Just like the second variant, the newly found strain of Coronavirus is also driving a massive resurgence of the disease in South Africa. Health experts have stated that the country is probably facing a much larger second wave.
Haryana schools to remain closed, online tests from Jan: The Haryana government has announced that schools will remain closed for classes 1-8 and online classes will continue, in view of the covid-19 situation. While offline classes for students of grades 9-12 had already begun.
Around 51 lakh to get Covid vaccine: Delhi CM: Delhi government has completed all preparations and is ready for covid-19 vaccination, storage capacity of 74 lakh doses which will be increased to 1.15 crore within a week, CM Arvind Kejriwal said.
B’luru airport launches RT-PCR test facility: Bengaluru’s Kempegodwa international Airport has launched a round-the-clock covid-19 testing facility. “Under the express test method on the globally- acclaimed, the RT-PCR test result would be available in less than 15 minutes.
Protest erupts in K’taka against imposed night curfew: Ola and Uber drivers are protesting against the night curfew imposed in Karnataka amid fears of a coronavirus strain in UK. The drivers are opposing the guidelines restricting the movement of their taxis and auto-rickshaws.
Kerala government moves SC against HC order: The state government, in its petition has said the state had constituted a high-level committee headed by the chief secretary which had set the number of pilgrims per day to 2,000 on weekdays and 3,000 on weekends respectively.
Seaplane services to resume from Dec 28: SpiceJet officials said the aircraft being brought in will be new and “about a decade-old”. The bookings for the Ahmedabad-Kevadia seaplane route have commenced from December 28.