Breaking News LIVE updates, June 28: The national capital Delhi, which is under phase-wise unlock since the last four weeks after the second wave of Covid pandemic slowed down, will witness more crowds in public places from Monday as gymnasiums, yoga centres, hotels etc. will be allowed to open from Monday at 50 per cent capacity. Meanwhile, the head of coronavirus working group NTAGI Dr NK Arora has asserted that the new highly transmissible Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 has a greater affinity to lung tissues as compared to other strains but it does not mean that it will cause severe disease or is more transmissible. Till now, 51 cases of Delta Plus have been detected across 12 states, with Maharashtra reporting the maximum cases of this variant. On the other hand, security agencies were put on high alert in border areas of Punjab, mainly the Pathankot airbase, after two explosions occurred at the Air Force Station in Jammu yesterday. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and the latest updates from India and across the world. Stay tuned.Also Read - Anupamaa Fans Upset With Makers For Normalising Toxic Behaviour of Elders: Just Because Barkha is Younger Than Baa...' | Written Update, June 29

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    Union Ministry of Health issues guidelines for vaccination of pregnant women

    COVID-19 vaccines available are safe & vaccination protects pregnant women against COVID-19 illness/disease like other individuals, says health ministry.

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    Himachal Pradesh Road Accident: At least 10 people have died and two others have been injured after a car fell into a ditch near Bag Pashog village of Pachhad area in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district on Monday evening.

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    Srinagar Encounter: One terrorist neutralised in Maloora Parimpora, Srinagar, CRPF spokesperson said. Earlier this evening, an assistant commandant, sub-inspector and one jawan of CRPF were injured in Maloora Parimpora, Srinagar encounter.

    Gunshots and explosions were heard as an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at Malhoora Parimpora area of Srinagar. Police and security forces are carrying out the operation.

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    Himachal Pradesh Accident: Nine people have died after a car fell into a ditch near Bag Pashog village of Pachhad area in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district on Monday evening. Bodies are yet to be identified, said DSP Bir Bahadur, Paonta Sahib.

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    Jammu Air Force Station Blasts: National Security Guard (NSG) has reached the Air Force Station in Jammu to examine and investigate the two low-intensity explosions that took place on June 27.

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    Big Announcement for Travel Sector! India Announces Free Tourist Visa to 5 Lakh Tourists

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed a press conference on Monday and announced a slew of economic relief measures to help all those sectors badly hit by the deadly second wave of COVID-19 infections in the country. Details here.

  • 4:47 PM IST

    Modi Government Announces Over Rs 6.28 Lakh Crore Covid Relief Measures; Details Inside

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced as many as eight sets of economic relief measures worth a sum of Rs 6,28,993 crore. As part of the measures, the Central government announced Rs 1.1 lakh crore Loan Guarantee Scheme for Covid affected sector, including Rs 50,000 crore for Health Sector. Enlarging the scope of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS), the Central government announced an additional 1.5 lakh crore. The scheme was launched as part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat package in May 2020… READ MORE.