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Thursday, May 28, 2020

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May 28, 2020 11:45
Coronavirus cases and deaths in many countries continue to spike. While US and Brazil are crossing grim milestones when it comes to Covid-19 death toll, cases have been on the rise in India. read more
May 28, 2020 00:20
Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa earlier in the day said that all religious places in the state would re-open after May 31. However, the chief minister's office issued a clarification that it will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision over this subject matter. read more
May 27, 2020 00:06
Economies want to boost demand as nations open up despite a rise in the number of fresh cases. India inches towards 1.4 lakh cases. read more
May 25, 2020 23:58
Domestic flights across the country resumed today. All states agreed to accept some flights but have announced different set of quarantine and isolation rules for arriving passengers. read more
May 24, 2020 23:57
As India prepares to resume domestic flights from May 25, three states – Karnataka, Punjab and Kerala – have decided on a 14-day quarantine for passengers, with variations. read more
May 23, 2020 23:36
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Railways requesting them to not run any Shramik special trains to ferry migrant workers till May 26, due to the impact of the cyclonic storm. She also assured the people of Bengal that state government is doing everything to restore electricity in affected regions. read more
May 23, 2020 22:14
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued an advisory expanding the pool of people to be given hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic to prevent them from contracting the virus. read more
May 22, 2020 23:34
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that centre has allocated a sum of 1,000 crore to the West Bengal government for immediate assistance. He also said that 2 lakh will be given to the families of the deceased and 50,000 will be given to those that have been injured. read more
May 23, 2020 05:24
Air travel will reopen on 383 routes across India from May 25 after a two-moth gap with a set of norms for airlines and guidelines for passengers that outline how air travel is set to change in India in the aftermath of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak. read more
May 22, 2020 13:28
NDRF Chief SN Pradhan said that around 5 lakh people have been evacuated from West Bengal and 2,37,296 have been evacuated from Odisha. read more
May 22, 2020 06:37
Covid-19 continues to cross grim milestones as 50 lakh cases have been recorded globally with more than 3 lakh deaths. The global recovery rate is now close to 40% as more than 20 lakh have recovered. read more
May 20, 2020 23:36
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General SN Pradhan said that more than 6.58 lakh people have been evacuated in the states of West Bengal and Odisha. read more
May 21, 2020 10:46
United States and Canada have extended a ban on borders with each other and Mexico until June 22 as all three nations resume business activities. read more
May 20, 2020 13:39
The ministry of health said that a total of 2,350 Covid-19 patients have been cured in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to close to 40,000. read more
May 18, 2020 23:42
Cyclone Amphan is likely to hit West Bengal as a 'very severe cyclone' on Wednesday, Ministry of Home Affairs said. read more
May 18, 2020 23:41
Lockdown 4.0 has come into force from Monday and will continue till May 31 to stop the Covid-19 from spreading. But, there have been many relaxations in the lockdown rules including allowing states to grade the zones. read more
May 17, 2020 23:31
The fourth phase of the lockdown in India will start from May 18 and last till May 31. read more
May 21, 2020 13:53
India on Sunday recorded the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 infections with 4,987 new cases in the last 24 hours as the national tally crossed the 90,000-mark, according to the Union health ministry. read more
May 17, 2020 06:31
Coronavirus cases in India have gone up to 85,940, according to the data published on the health ministry website on Friday evening. As many as 2,752 people have lost their lives due to the infection, while 30,152 people have been discharged. read more
May 16, 2020 13:27
India's Covid-19 tally is nearing 82,000-mark as the country recorded 3967 new corona cases and 100 deaths from the virus in 24 hours, according to the health ministry data on Friday morning. read more
May 15, 2020 00:05
On Wednesday, the finance minister shared details of the stimulus package and had said that over the next few days, her team will come before the media to put forth PM Narendra Modi’s vision. read more
May 14, 2020 01:38
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday evening gave details of the 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi a day earlier to salvage the economy from the coronavirus pandemic induced crisis. read more
May 13, 2020 00:02
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation on Tuesday evening, announced lockdown 4 which, he said, will have new rules and will be announced before May 18. read more
May 11, 2020 23:30
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a marathon meeting via video conferencing with chief ministers of states and UTs on the Covid-19 situation in the country. Indian Railway opened booking of tickets on IRCTC portal for train travel which is set to resume in a graded manner from Tuesday. read more
May 11, 2020 00:29
Coronavirus restrictions are being eased across the planet despite 40 lakh cases globally. Seoul, Rome and Berlin reopened but as Korea and Germany saw new Covid-19 cases the governments fear a second wave could be surging. read more
May 10, 2020 00:51
According to, India is currently the 14th worst affected country in the world. read more
May 08, 2020 23:56
Economies try to minimize losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic as nations reopen for businesses. Russia and Brazil see a huge spike in infections. Maharashtra, in India, remains worst-hit by Covid-19. read more
May 07, 2020 23:16
As coronavirus continues to rattle economies and livelihoods across the globe, nations look forward to reopening. Germany, Israel have eased their lockdown restrictions while governments in India, US prepare guidelines for people to follow post lockdown. read more
May 09, 2020 13:55
More than 37 lakh people are infected across the globe with coronavirus. The recovery rate from Covid-19 is 33% globally as more than 12 lakh people are cured. In India, more than 49,000 cases have been recorded. read more
May 06, 2020 08:44
Coronavirus has killed more than 250,000 people globally. Covid-19 continues to halt economies as more than 35 lakh cases were reported across the globe. India recorded more than 46,000 cases of the novel coronavirus. read more
May 06, 2020 08:45
In India, the central and state governments have eased some of the lockdown curbs in low-risk areas from today while putting in place measures to prevent a jump in Covid-19 infections. read more
May 03, 2020 23:45
In India, the number of samples tested for Covid-19 crossed a million on Saturday, up from 38,914 on April 1, which takes the number of tests to almost 783 per million of the population. And the number of recoveries crossed 10,000. read more
May 06, 2020 08:45
As a measure to control the spread of coronavirus outbreak in India, the Centre on Friday extended the nationwide lockdown by two more weeks. read more
May 01, 2020 23:49
Coronavirus continues to infect the world with global cases crossing 3.3 million cases. India has extended the national lockdown by 2 more weeks. read more
Apr 30, 2020 23:50
Covod-19 continues to infect millions across the globe. Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong have reported zero cases recently. read more
Apr 29, 2020 22:47
India registers a steep rise in Covid-19 cases as 1,813 new cases were recorded. US has one million cases of Covid-19, making it the most-affected nation in the planet. read more
Apr 28, 2020 23:27
With over 3 million cases globally, Covid-19 continues to keep people indoors and bringing economies to a grinding halt. Governments globally look towards easing restrictions to allow resumption of normal life. read more
Apr 28, 2020 00:14
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with chief ministers in a video conference today that is focusing on the next move in India’s battle plan against Covid-19. read more
Apr 27, 2020 06:55
Coronavirus disease crossed another grim milestone after the global death tally crossed the 2 lakh mark. Global recovery rate from Covid-19 is hovering close to 29%. In India, 26,917 cases have been recorded. read more
Apr 26, 2020 00:01
As global coronavirus death toll inches towards 2 lakh, countries plan to lift lockdown restrictions. States in US began easing Covid-19 lockdowns and India, too, began issuing orders towards opening its economy while more than 24,942 continue to be afflicted. read more
Apr 25, 2020 00:07
With the coronavirus outbreak taking a toll on India's economy, the Union government is weighing options for a stimulus to protect wages of workers employed in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as the sector fights a survival battle. read more
Apr 24, 2020 07:03
People continue to get infected by Covid-19 as the global tally has crossed 2.6 million. US continues to be worst-affected by Covid-19 with 8.5 million people infected. In India, 21,700 people are infected. read more
Apr 23, 2020 11:36
As 2.5 million people continue to be affected by Covid-19 globally, major economies are struggling to revive from the effect of the pandemic. In India, over 20,471 people have been infected. read more
Apr 23, 2020 14:23
The number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 18,000 on Tuesday with the death toll logged at 603. Meanwhile, the government has termed the Covid-19 situation "especially serious” in Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata and a few other areas while forming six ground teams to assess the situation and issue directions. read more
Apr 21, 2020 10:30
More than 17,000 people have been infected by Covid-19 in India. The nation has eased lockdown norms to allow some aspects of the industrial economy to restart. Globally, 2.4 million people are affected. read more
Apr 19, 2020 23:41
India recorded 519 deaths due to coronavirus, according to the data published on the health ministry website. The total number of Covid-19 infected people rose to 16,116 in the country. read more
Apr 23, 2020 13:03
Coronavirus cases in India mounted to 14,792 on Saturday, with the death toll touching 488, according to the ministry of health. read more
Apr 17, 2020 23:34
India’s coronavirus cases have risen to 13,835 including 452 deaths, according to the health ministry figures released on Friday evening. UK, Spain, and US continue to report high number of deaths. read more
Apr 16, 2020 23:53
Coronavirus cases in India have gone up to 12,750, and the death toll in the country stands at 420, according to the health ministry. Global death toll due to Covid-19 has crossed 137,000. read more
Apr 23, 2020 13:50
Globally 2 million people have been affected by Covid-19. In India, close to 12,000 people have been affected. read more