LIVE: WHO approves Covovax for emergency use; 8 new Omicron cash registers in Maha

Latest Live News: President M Venkaiah Naidu adjourns the House for the day, urging the government and opposition parties to reach consensus on the suspension of 12 lawmakers.

The House has been blocked since the start of the winter session, as opposition parties protest to express support for the 12 MPs who were suspended on the last day of the previous session.

“Today I had an interview with the House leader and some senior members of the opposition. I would like to appeal to all of you, please come to a consensus to see that the House is functioning normally “Naidu said.

Ten new cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus reported in Delhi to bring the total to 20, the state health minister said.

Work in banks across India is likely to suffer Friday as thousands of public sector bank (PSB) employees continue their two-day strike to protest the privatization of public lenders.

Services such as branch deposits and withdrawals, check clearing and loan approvals were hit on Thursday. ATMs in many places were working. About 2.04 million checks worth Rs 18,600 crore could not be processed, a union leader said.

A Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on data protection suggested to broaden the scope of the law to cover non-personal data, the mandatory mirroring of locally sensitive data, the regulation of content on social media platforms and the treatment of platforms that are not intermediaries such as publishers.

Source link