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Dec 03, 2020 21:06
Tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf talk about impact of Covid-19 on sports. read more
Dec 03, 2020 23:07
Leaders of 40 farm organisations are meeting with three ministers from the central government - Narendra Tomar along with railways, food and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal and minister of state for commerce Som Prakash. read more
Dec 03, 2020 23:00
The Gujarat high court has ordered ‘compulsory community service’ at Covid-19 care centres for people not wearing masks. Odisha, meanwhile, became yet another state to slash RT-PCR test price, capping it at 400 in private laboratories. read more
Dec 03, 2020 05:13
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state in the country, with more than 1.8 million cases. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are next, with each having less than 1 million virus cases. read more
Dec 02, 2020 07:07
India continues to be the second worst-hit country after the United States and is immediately ahead of Brazil. Russia and France, meanwhile, are the fourth and fifth worst-affected countries respectively. read more
Dec 01, 2020 00:00
Maharashtra, the country's worst-hit state, is on its way towards recording two million cases and its tally currently stands at more than 1.8 million. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, respectively, are the next worst-affected states after Maharashtra. read more
Dec 03, 2020 10:03
Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday appealed to farmers and said his government was ready to hold talks. read more
Nov 28, 2020 23:58
AstraZeneca could run an additional global trial to assess the efficiency of its Covid-19 vaccine. Experts have proposed the first supply of Covid-19 vaccines to frontline workers. read more
Nov 27, 2020 22:11
On day 4 of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said that the Covid-19 pandemic has not impacted any projects of the road transport and highways ministry. read more
Nov 28, 2020 00:12
Globally, more than 61 million people have contracted coronavirus, while more than 1.4 million lives have been lost due to it, as per a worldometers tally. The United States, India, Brazil, Russia and France, in that order, are the five worst-hit countries. read more
Nov 26, 2020 22:51
On Day 3 of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), defence minister Rajnath Singh, SBI managing director Dinesh Khara and Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on various issues. read more
Nov 27, 2020 00:03
The global caseload of the Covid-19 disease has gone well past the 60 million mark, with more than 1.4 million people succumbing to the virus, as per a worldometers tally. The United States, India, Brazil France and Russia-in that order-remain the five worst-hit countries. read more
Nov 26, 2020 00:05
Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are the current five worst-hit states in India, with Maharashtra having nearly double the number of cases of second worst-hit Karnataka. read more
Nov 24, 2020 20:21
The depression lay centered about 520km east-southeast of Puducherry and 560km south-east of Chennai on Monday, said M Mohapatra, director general, India Meteorological Department (IMD). read more
Nov 25, 2020 00:23
The active cases continued to remain below 5 per cent of the total caseload. Delhi, Maharashtra and Kerala have been contributing the maximum towards the daily coronavirus tally. read more
Nov 24, 2020 09:58
Globally, there are 58,961,247 cases and 1,393,176 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Many countries in Europe are feeling the pinch of lockdowns again as infections keep rising across the continent. read more
Nov 23, 2020 00:12
Globally, there are 58,494,754 cases and 1,386,570 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Many countries in Europe are feeling the pinch of lockdowns again as infections keep rising across the continent. read more
Nov 22, 2020 08:03
On the global front, the United States, again, continues to be the worst affected country with 57,902,489 cases and 1,377,539 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. read more
Nov 20, 2020 21:14
'Defining a New Era' is the theme of this year's Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, which is being held virtually for the first time. read more
Nov 21, 2020 00:01
Globally, the United States remains the worst-hit country with a case tally of over 12 million, data from worldometers shows. India, Brazil, France and Russia, in that order, are the next worst-hit. read more
Nov 20, 2020 00:19
AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria, dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health Dr Ashish K Jha, CEO of Serum Institute of India are the speakers of today's session on Covid-19. read more
Nov 20, 2020 00:19
In some good news, US multinational pharmaceutical firm Pfizer Inc, which is one of several companies developing a potential Covid-19 vaccine, on Wednesday said its candidate-BNT162b2-was found to be 95% effective in the final analysis of phase 3 trial. read more
Nov 19, 2020 00:02
Globally, the United States continues to be the worst-affected country ahead of India and Brazil, in that order. France has overtaken Russia to become the fourth worst-hit country in the world. read more
Nov 18, 2020 00:00
In India, the downward trend continues as the number of daily recoveries remained higher than the number of daily cases for the 44th consecutive day. read more
Nov 17, 2020 00:13
In Hong Kong, authorities rallied to tighten restrictions after a rise in locally transmitted cases. Cases in Malaysia and Japan are also grew by more than 1,000 a day. South Korea reported the most infections in 11 weeks. read more
Nov 16, 2020 22:53
Most of the fresh cases were reported from the United States and Europe. While the death toll worldwide has reached 1,300,576, with 9,797 fatalities being recorded over the past day read more
Nov 18, 2020 22:55
Several cities across the globe that had earlier contained the spread of the coronavirus disease are now seeing a second wave of the outbreak. read more
Nov 14, 2020 06:00
The global tally of cases of the infection has crossed the 53 million mark, with death toll nearing 1.3 million, as per worldometers. The United States, which is the worst-affected, is, thus far, the only country to have recorded over 10 million cases. read more
Nov 13, 2020 07:00
Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan through video conferencing urged seven states- Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura Meghalaya and Goa to focus on effective management of coronavirus cases in order to reduce deaths in the first 24, 48 or 72 hours. read more
Nov 12, 2020 00:20
As the cases of coronavirus disease continue to be on the rise, the US government plans to begin give Americans Pfizer vaccine shots in December. Follow latest updates here read more
Nov 11, 2020 09:28
The eight seats in Gujarat are among 58 assembly constituencies across 11 states on which by-polls were held on November 3. read more
Nov 11, 2020 09:35
The BJP's tally has now risen to 126 seats in the 230-member Madhya Pradesh assembly, where 116 is the majority mark. The Congress, meanwhile, has taken its number of seats to 96. read more
Nov 12, 2020 06:06
Bihar Results 2020 Live Updates: BJP and the RJD emerged as the main two contenders in Bihar as Congress and JD(U) failed to put up an impressive show. read more
Nov 09, 2020 23:16
The global tally of Covid-19 cases has crossed the 50 million mark, a worldometers tally shows. As per the tally, 50,722,782 people have contracted the disease thus far, with 1,261,745 losing their lives. read more
Nov 21, 2020 08:33
Only ten states in India are contributing for more than 80% of the new recoveries and 79% of the new infections in the country, as per data. read more
Nov 07, 2020 23:56
England reported that the virus’s spread is slowing. Italy’s infections spiked as new lockdown began to curb the Covid 19 spread. read more
Nov 07, 2020 21:48
More than 2.3 crore people across 78 constituencies will vote in the third phase of the elections on Saturday. This is India's first largest election held amid the Covid-19 pandemic. read more
Nov 06, 2020 22:55
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in India, followed by Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. Globally, the United States is the worst-affected country, followed by India, Brazil, Russia and France. read more
Nov 06, 2020 19:34
The counting of votes and the results of the Bihar assembly election will be declared on November 10. read more
Nov 05, 2020 22:57
  • India's daily Covid-19 tally jumps to over 50,000, total infections crosses 8.36 million, total death toll stands at 124,315
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Nov 05, 2020 22:51
With the third phase, elections conclude for all the 243 constituencies in Bihar. The counting of votes and the results of the election will be declared on November 10. read more
Nov 04, 2020 20:17
The polling for second phase of polls took place on Tuesday and a voter turnout of over 53% was recorded as per data provided by the Election Commission of India (ECI). read more
Nov 05, 2020 14:15
India’s total number of active cases fell below 550,000 on Tuesday while the number of recoveries crossed 7.6 million, prompting the health ministry to point out that the gap between recoveries and active cases has crossed the seven million mark. read more
Nov 04, 2020 14:21
The global caseload of the pandemic is above the 47 million mark and is moving towards 50 million, as per worldometers. More than 34 million people have recovered while 1.2 million lives have been claimed by this disease. read more
Nov 03, 2020 21:38
Bihar Election 2020 Voting Live Updates: The first phase of the Bihar assembly elections saw a voter turnout of 54%. The third phase is scheduled to be held on November 7. The results of the Bihar elections will be declared on November 10. read more
Nov 03, 2020 08:16
In his rallies on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again fired the ‘jungle raj’ prince jibe at Tejashwi Yadav, saying that voting in the first phase indicates the NDA under Nitish Kumar will be re-elected. Kumar has been in office since 2005, and is now seeking a fourth term as chief minister. read more
Nov 03, 2020 08:14
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he will self-quarantine after being identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for Covid-19. read more
Nov 02, 2020 06:40
As per Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, India's case fatality rate is below 1.5% with over 23 states and UTs' CFR being even below this national average. read more
Nov 02, 2020 06:40
The elections for the second phase of polls for 94 assembly constituencies will be held on November 3 and the results will be announced on November 10. read more
Nov 02, 2020 06:42
India's daily Covid-19 tally has been below 50,000 for the past few days and the new number of cases added on Friday were lower than that of Thursday. read more