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Foundation stone for new Parliament building likely in December

The redevelopment project of Central Vista — the nation’s power corridor — envisages a new triangular Parliament building, a common central secretariat and revamping of the 3-km-long Rajpath, from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate.

Delhi air quality drops to severe again

The national capital’s AQI was last in the severe category on November 15, but improved after – remaining in either the poor or moderate category until November 22.

Odisha prohibits congregation at river ghats on Kartik Purnima

According to an order issued by Special Relief Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Tuesday, conduct of the famous Bali Yatra and all other congregations relating to Kartik Purnima and ‘Bada Osha’ has also been prohibited throughout the state.

Maharashtra starts testing arrivals from Guj, Goa, NCR, RajasthanCondolences for Ahmed Patel pour in

Deeply saddened by this news. A formidable political figure, a man of profound intelligence & prodigious memory. Hi… https://t.co/OvNOPXfnNY

— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) 1606274755000Sensex up 220 points, currently at 44,743COVID-19: India reports 44,376 new infections

India’s total cases rose to 92,22,217 and with 481 new deaths, the toll mounts to 1,34,699. Active cases now at 4,44,746.

Puducherry prepares

The UT has set up a central control room operating from State Disaster Management Control Room to provide help to the public, and people from low lying areas have been evacuated. Fishermen advised not to venture into the sea.

Union Cabinet meeting today

Union Cabinet meeting scheduled to be held at 10:30AM today, via video conferencing

Two Netflix India executives booked over ‘A Suitable Boy’

A case has been registered in Madhya Pradesh against two Netflix executives following a complaint from the national secretary of the BJP youth wing.

IMD issues Nivar update

SCS NIVAR about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore. It is very likely to intensify further into a very severe cyclo… https://t.co/glfx01TN74

— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) 1606273986000Tamil Nadu prepared for Nivar, says Chief Minister EPS

Relief camps have been set up and other necessary measures taken in view of Cyclone Nivar which is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Mamallapuram and Karaikal in the late evening.

Andhra state machinery readies itself for cyclone

In a review meeting with District Collectors and Superintendents of Police, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy asked them to be on high alert especially when Nivar makes landfall.

In Ahmed Patel, I’ve lost a colleague, whose entire life was dedicated to Congress. I’ve lost an irreplaceable comrade, a faithful colleague and a friend. Feel deeply for his bereaved family to whom I offer my sincere feelings of empathy and support

– Sonia Gandhi, Congress President

Prime Minister condoles Patel’s death

Saddened by the demise of Ahmed Patel Ji. He spent years in public life, serving society. Known for his sharp mind,… https://t.co/4uzEAjbnfP

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1606266143000Congress veteran Ahmed Patel passes away

Patel was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, he breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of Wednesday. He was 71.

Supreme Court to hear Central Vista pleas today

The apex court will hear today pleas which have raised issues regarding the Central Vista project, that covers the three-kilometre stretch from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate in Lutyens’ Delhi.

Tesla’s stock market value accelerates past $500 billion

Founder Elon Musk, who owns 18% of the company, earned $100 billion since the start of the year. Tesla is riding a wave of enthusiasm from investors who see the electric car maker’s future as bright.

Trump vents about election; agencies aid Biden transition

Within hours of the General Services Administration’s acknowledgement of Biden’s victory in the November 3 election, career federal officials opened the doors of agencies to hundreds of transition aides ready to prepare for his January 20 inauguration.

Every single infiltrator living illegally inside the country will be removed. There is no doubt about it. Let Owaisi not be in his Disneyland, dreamland. Every single Rohingya that he tries to protect [in Hyderabad] will be thrown out by us

– Tejasvi Surya, BJP MP, Bengaluru South

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