Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” and make landfall Wednesday. Severe cyclonic storm Nivar will cross the Bay of Bengal coast between Chennai and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram, triggering heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in some parts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
All passengers coming from the UK between January 8 and January 30 would be subjected to self-paid COVID-19 tests on arrival, the health ministry said in a standard operating procedure (SOP) issued on Saturday. Moreover, each passenger arriving from the UK would have to bring his or her COVID-19 negative report from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey, the SOP stated.
In the wake of rising coronavirus cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Sunday ordered the closure of Punjabi Basti and Janta markets in Nangloi area till November 30. The decision came after the West District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) noted that the COVID-19 protocols of wearing masks, and maintaining social distancing were being flouted in these places.
The recent actions by Indian Army amid the border tension demonstrate India’s determination to stand up to China’s bullying and its efforts to use coercion to have its way, experts have said. The two armies are in close proximity in some areas of eastern Ladakh. The PLA, which has not fought a war since it got a bloody nose against Vietnam, might have underestimated India.