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Sunday, Apr 05, 2020

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Apr 04, 2020 23:07

Coronavirus cases in India stood at 3,072 on Saturday morning, according to the ministry of health. The number of people who have died due to the virus was put at 75. 

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Apr 03, 2020 23:11

As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare the total number of Covid-19 cases in India has climbed to 2,547 and the death toll stands at 62.

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Apr 03, 2020 02:37

PM Modi is set to share a video message with the nation tomorrow at 9 in the morning. On Thursday, coronavirus deaths in country climbed to 53 and the positive cases being at 2,069. Global death toll due to Covid-19 has crossed 50,000.

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Apr 02, 2020 00:38

The number of novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 1,834, according to the figures released by the Union health ministry. The US death toll, which has now touched 3,400, is more than the nearly 3,000 people killed in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Close to 175,000 have been infected across the US.

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Mar 31, 2020 23:16

As the number of novel coronavirus cases continue to rise globally, Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy.

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Mar 30, 2020 23:20

Coronavirus has taken 29 lives and infected over 1,070 people in India. On the sixth day of nationwide lockdown, a document released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said limited local transmission has begun, pushing India towards Stage-2 of disease outbreak.

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Apr 01, 2020 16:57

Over 100 fresh coronavirus cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in India. Globally, more than 6,00,000 people have been infected by Covid-19 of which more than 31,000 have died. Spain and Italy continue to bear the brunt of the contagion as cases in Europe cross 2,00,000.

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Mar 28, 2020 23:28

Over 6,00,000 people have been affected by coronavirus globally. Europe accounts for most deaths as the toll surpassed 20,000. 19 deaths have been reported so far in India.

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Mar 27, 2020 22:21

In India, total number of positive coronavirus cases on Friday climbed to 724 with death toll rising to 17. In order to combat the spread of coronavirus, India went on a lockdown starting Wednesday

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Mar 27, 2020 05:29

As the nation entered the 21-day lockdown, serpentine queues, crowded markets, and harassment of e-commerce and food delivery people by police departments seemingly unaware of what was allowed and what wasn’t, marked the first day of this three-week lockdown to cease the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

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Mar 26, 2020 03:30

World leaders continue to wage their battle against coronavirus as the disease continues to cripple livelihoods and economies. Death tolls due to Covid-19 continued to surge in Europe - crossing that of China - as more than 4,40,000 people are infected across the world. India starts its Day 1 of 3 weeks of lockdown.

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Mar 25, 2020 06:21

In India, as the coronavirus cases multiply rapidly, several cities have been placed under lockdown, domestic flights have been banned and incoming traffic at 107 immigration check points has been stopped.

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Mar 23, 2020 23:14

The fight against coronavirus shifted towards the western hemisphere as Italy, United States and Spain continued to report higher numbers of new cases. The US reported 8,373 fresh Covid-19 cases while US president Trump announced that federal support will be provided to New York, California and Washington. The global toll from coronavirus has crossed 14,000.

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Mar 22, 2020 23:06

India begins 'Janta Curfew', a nationwide social distancing exercise, as coronavirus shows no signs of abating. Italy and Iran continue to remain worst hit as fatalities and cases decrease in China. 7 people in India have died due to Covid-19.

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Mar 21, 2020 23:49
Coronavirus continues to batter Italy as the nation reported its worst single-day toll with above 600 deaths. The global toll due to covid-19 has crossed 11,000. Major cities around the world have gone into lockdowns. PM Modi in a series of tweets asked citizens to fight misinformation amid the global pandemic. read more
Mar 21, 2020 02:18
For the second straight day, China on Friday reported no new local cases of Covid-19. China's death toll, now at 3,248, has been overtaken by Italy, where 4,032 people have now died. read more
Mar 20, 2020 13:24
The Delhi gang rape convicts were hanged today at 5:30 am. The four convicts - Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Mukesh Singh and Pawan - had applied for fresh pleas to delay the hanging but the Supreme Court denied it in a late night judgment. PM Narendra Modi said that justice has prevailed following the hanging of the convicts. read more
Mar 20, 2020 06:24
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the nation on coronavirus outbreak, where he urged India to follow janata curfew on March 22 from 7am-9pm. read more
Mar 19, 2020 11:00
The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 197,000 people and killed more than 7,900 around the world. India has reported three Covid-19 deaths,151 active cases and 14 cured patients so far. read more
Mar 18, 2020 05:01
Coronavirus continues to rage across continents, crippling livelihoods and healthcare systems as new cases rise. The battle against covid-19 shifted to the Western hemisphere with many European countries imposing sharper restrictions on movement. 3 people have died due to coronavirus in India. read more
Mar 16, 2020 14:10
The Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh plunged into crisis last week following the resignation of 22 MLAs. The Assembly was adjourned till March 26 shortly after the governor's address on Monday without a floor test being held. read more
Mar 16, 2020 23:43
Coronavirus shows no signs of abating as it continues to wreak livelihoods across the globe. China reported 20 new covid-19 cases and recovery rates have gone high as Iran and Italy became new front line in the fight against covid-19. Markets are still struggling to cope with the effects of coronavirus as several stock exchanges in Asia opened trading in red. read more
Mar 15, 2020 22:04
Prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday led Saarc video conference to chalk out strategy on combating global pandemic coronavirus. The deadly covid-19 has claimed over 5,800 lives and more than 155,000 people have been affected. People of Spain were put into a partial lockdown as a part of 15-day emergency plan. There are 107 people in India who are infected by coronavirus. read more
Mar 14, 2020 22:17
Coronavirus has infected more than 145,000 people around the world and the death toll due to covid-19 has surpassed 5,400. Despite a healthy recovery rate, the contagion has shown no signs of abating. In India, 2 people have died so far due to covid-19. Italy remains the second-most affected after China. US declares national emergency. read more
Mar 14, 2020 03:29
As coronavirus cases continue to surge all over the globe events related to sports, politics and entertainment are being put on hold. Over 134,000 people have been affected and 4,984 people have died so far from the disease. India has recorded 81 confirmed cases including one death from covid-19. read more
Mar 13, 2020 01:06
India has suspended most visas including visa-free travel facility extended to Indian-origin foreigners from Friday to 15 April in an effort to stop instances of incoming travellers spreading the coronavirus infection in the country. read more
Mar 12, 2020 04:44
The number of people infected with the coronavirus topped 116,000 across the world as the outbreak spreads to more countries, causing greater economic damage. read more
Mar 11, 2020 00:08
Chinese President Xi Jinping made an unannounced visit to Wuhan on Tuesday. This is his first visit to the province which has been the epicentre for the coronavirus outbreak. Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra have reported fresh cases of covid-19 on Tuesday. The total number of cases in India now stand at 50. read more
Mar 10, 2020 00:12
Even as the number of positive cases of novel coronavirus rose in India, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reiterated that only those who are not healthy should wear masks. read more
Mar 08, 2020 23:08
The death toll in coronavirus and number of those infected from the virus around the world continued to rise. The global death toll has risen past 3,400 and tens of thousands have been infected with COVID-19. read more
Mar 08, 2020 03:04
Coronavirus epidemic has affected over tens of thousands across 90 countries. The epidemic, which began from a seafood and poultry market in China's Wuhan, has now killed more than 3,400 people. The outbreak has rattled livelihoods and upended financial markets around the world. read more
Mar 06, 2020 19:25
WHO has urged governments of all the countries to strengthen measures to fight back coronavirus outbreak. New reports have shown infections surging 17 times faster outside China, where 3,012 people have died so far. The virus has infected over 98,000 people and resulted in 3,300 fatalities. read more
Mar 06, 2020 01:17
The number of people testing positive for novel coronavirus in India went up to 30 on Thursday. Here are the updates read more
Mar 04, 2020 22:54
In India, the number of coronavirus cases rose to 28 on Wednesday, up from six a day earlier. Suspecting the emergence of cluster cases of the virus, the government has stepped up the level of preparedness against COVID-19. read more
Feb 25, 2020 23:24
On day 2 of Donald Trump's India visit, PM Modi and the US president Donald Trump sat down for talks covering an entire range from defence and security to energy strategic partnership and from trade to people to people ties. read more
Feb 24, 2020 22:21
Trump's India Visit Highlights: US president Donald Trump addressed the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad's Motera sta stadium, visited Taj Mahal in Agra before leaving for New Delhi on the first day of his India visit. read more
Feb 22, 2020 16:54
UP CM Yogi Adityanath said all round development of Uttar Pradesh is his priority. Farmers in India's largest state have been the focus of the budget. read more
Feb 21, 2020 22:49
The ship, Diamond Princess, has a total of 138 Indians, including 132 crew and 6 passengers, on board the ship. The Indian embassy said in a tweet that no additional Indian national on board the cruise has tested positive for the virus since Thursday (Feb 20th). read more
Feb 19, 2020 23:05
The number of people infected with coronavirus has risen to over 74,000 and the death toll in mainland China climbed above 2,000 on Wednesday. read more
Feb 18, 2020 22:36
COVID-19 has killed more than 1,800 people in Mainland China. Three deaths and nearly 800 confirmed cases have been reported in 25 countries outside China. read more
Feb 16, 2020 18:02
Arvind Kejriwal oath-taking Ceremony Highlights: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Delhi CM on Sunday; six ministers were also sworn-in with him. read more
Feb 05, 2020 13:47
  • In her budget speech on February 1, Sitharaman announced “Vivad se Vishwas” scheme to resolve 483,000 direct tax disputes pending in various tribunals. The scheme offers waivers of penalty and interest if the disputed amount is paid before March 31, 2020.
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Feb 03, 2020 21:00
The Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC), Left parties, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and some others gave adjournment notices in the Rajya Sabha for demanding immediate discussion on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). read more
Feb 01, 2020 14:43
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman once again opted for the traditional 'bahi-khata' to present Budget 2020-21. read more
Jan 31, 2020 15:04
The Economic Survey is prepared by a panel headed by the Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Krishnamurthy V Subramanian. read more
Jan 27, 2020 10:51
Grammy 2020 Awards highlights: The highest honours in the music industry kicked off under a cloud after the death of basketball star Kobe Bryant. read more
Jan 25, 2020 19:43
Telangana's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has fielded candidates in all wards in the urban body elections. Main opposition Congress and BJP are also contesting the polls in majority of the wards. All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has fielded candidates in 276 wards. read more
Jan 08, 2020 17:34
Ten trade unions and six bank unions are participating in the Bharat Bandh against what these unions have termed as Centre's “anti-people” policies. The trade unions had met the MoL earlier this month and were not happy with the outcome of the meeting. Bank employee unions have decided to participate in the strike which could lead to services being affected at several branches. read more
Jan 07, 2020 22:28
  • India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I highlights: The first T20I was washed out in Guwahati and a victory in Indore is extremely important for both sides in the three-match series.
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Jan 06, 2020 23:04
Protests, mostly by students, continue across the country on Monday, a day after the Jawaharlal Nehru University witnessed violence by masked men. read more