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India repulses China’s efforts to build road in Arunachal

CHINA-INDIA SHOULD JOINTLY SAFEGUARD BORDER SANCTITY:CHINA

Responding to a query about China’s diplomatic priorities as the Covid-19 pandemic impacts the world and international diplomacy, foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian briefly outlined Beijing’s plans for way ahead in bilateral ties with the US, Russia, EU, Japan, and India.
Coronavirus

53,601 NEW CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS IN THE LAST 24 HRS

A fresh surge of 53,601 new coronavirus patients in the last 24 hours has taken India's Covid tally to 22,68,675 cases, the Union Health Ministry said this morning.
Gandhi-Modi

RAHUL TAKES A DIG AT PM MODI

On July 17, when India had crossed 10 lakh COVID-19 cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had said that the country would record...
Covid-19

COVID CASES SURGE TO 18.55 LAKH

In the last 24 hours, once again more thjan 50 thousand corona cases were recorded in the country. The good news is...

Now Karti Chidambaram also tests positive

New Delhi: The number of COVID positive cases among the top echelon of Indian society is increasing at an alarming rate. Yesterday,...
Covid-19 Vaccine Race

RACE FOR VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

American drugmaker Pfizer Inc, which had partnered with German biotech firm BioNTech to develop a vaccine candidate against Covid-19 earlier this year, has become the latest in the list of major movers in the vaccine race to move into the final stages of human trials.
Covid-19

COVID VACCINE DEVELOPMENT RACE HOTS UP

American drugmaker Pfizer Inc, which had partnered with German biotech firm BioNTech to develop a vaccine candidate against Covid-19 earlier this year,...
Coronavirus

INDIA’S COVID TALLY CROSSES 15 LAKH

India’s tally of the coronavirus disease is now more than 1.53 million after 48,513 fresh cases and 768 deaths were reported in...
Coronavirus on scientific background

Coronavirus: 47,704 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS, DEATH TOLL MOUNTS TO 33,425

With 47,704 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India's COVID-19 tally reached near 15 lakh mark today, while the recoveries jumped to 9,52,744.
Covid-19-vaccine

RACE FOR COVID VACCINE IS ON

The next phase of the clinical trials of the experimental vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca against the coronavirus disease will see...
TRAI backs free, open internet, says all content should be available to all consumers

WEST BENGAL IN LOCKDOWN MODE

On the lines of Uttar Pradesh government, which has imposed lockdown on every weekend, the West Bengal government has also announced complete lockdown across...
Covid-19-vaccine

Covid vaccine in progress

At least three of the hospitals – AIIMS in Delhi, SRM Hospital and Research Centre in Kancheepuram and King George Hospital in Vishakhapatnam —chosen...
Blood Cancer drug

PLASMA BANK GETS A GOOD START

The Plasma Bank set up in Delhi to treat covid patients got off to a great start as on the first day of its opening, 10 people donated plasma to the bank. An official source commenting on the development expressed hope that the numbers of donors will multiply gradually.
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

INDIAN VACCINE GO IN FOR TRIALS

Developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, in association with Indian Council for Medical Research, ICMR, COVAXIN is an inactivated vaccine, created from a strain of the infectious SARS-CoV-2 virus, that has shown promise in preclinical studies, demonstrating extensive safety and effective immune responses.
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

Still early days for covid19 vaccine

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is probably the world's leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Friday.
Covid-19

EVERY HOUSE TO BE SCREENED IN DELHI FOR COVID

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party MLA Prakash Jarwal who was arrested in connection with a doctor’s suicide
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

STATES BEEF UP AT FORMULA.

Many states have doubled, or in some cases even trebled, the number of Covid-19 tests being carried out. The state governments have also increased the number of beds in the hospitals and are tracing the serious patients to treat them.
Narendar Modi

MODI INSISTS ON UNLOCKING INDIA.

Addressing the second batch of Chief Ministers of 14 states and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, PM Modi insisted that we need to take steps only in the direction of further unlocking the country.
Coronavirus on scientific background

COVID 19 CASES CROSS 3.66 LAKH MARK.

Coronavirus cases have crossed 3.66 lakh-mark with 3,66,946 fresh cases which includes 1,60,384 active cases. 1,94,325 people have recovered and 12,237 deaths have taken place, according to the figures released by the health ministry on Thursday. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi continues to remain the worst affected states having maximum number of coronavirus cases.
telangana-high-court

SC Stays Telangana HC order to conduct Covid test on dead bodies.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the order of the Telangana High Court by which it had directed the State Government to conduct tests for Covid-19 on dead bodies before they are released from hospitals.
Delhi CM Arvind kejariwal and Supreme court

DELHI GOVT. REPLIES TO SC ON COVID SITUATION AND PATIENTS.

Meanwhile, reacting to the Supreme Court's observations, the Delhi government said in a statement that the Covid-19 pandemic was an "extraordinary" situation and it was trying its best to set up better infrastructure and provide quality healthcare to all patients.
Hollywood-Insiders-Editor-in-Chief-Pritan-Ambroase-on-Her-Majesty-Queen-Elizabeth-II-Coronation-and-Current-the-journey

Queen’s 94th official b’day celebrations toned down.

The British Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday on Saturday was marked with a new ceremony instead of the annual Trooping the Colour parade, as the coronavirus lockdown continues.
Coronavirus on scientific background

GOVERNMENT ISSUES GUIDELINES ON COVID PATIENTS DEAD BODIES.

In a relief for private employers, the Supreme Court today said no coercive action can be taken till the end of July against private employers who have not paid wages to workers during the coronavirus lockdown.
Delhi CM Arvind kejariwal and Supreme court

SUPREME COURT SLAMS DELHI GOVERNMENT OVER COVID SITUATION.

Coronavirus patients are being treated "worse than animals", the Supreme Court said today as it pulled up Delhi amid spurt of virus cases in the national capital.
Allahabad- High-Court

Plea in Allahabad HC challenges restrictions on non-COVID-19 patients.

A petition has been filed in the Allahabad High Court challenging the Uttar Pradesh Government’s directions to restrict non-Covid-19 patients. The plea filed by ‘All India People Front’ seeks directions to the state government to set up a separate infrastructure for COVID 19 patients while ensuring that other patients are treated in the hospital itself.
Covid-19

Delhi HC orders real time updation of COVID-19 data.

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Govt & the Centre to take all necessary steps for ensuring real time updation of the data on COVID-19, without too much of a time lag, so that information being received by the public is current.
Arvind Kejriwal

KEJRIWAL WARNS DELHI HOSPITALS.

There is no shortage of beds for critical coronavirus patients in Delhi and no one showing symptoms should be turned away, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today amid criticism and complaints on social media over alleged lack of attention from hospitals to those who are turning up to get admitted.
Farm workers plant paddy on a field near Mohali, UNI

COVID CASES SPIKE IN RURAL INDIA.

Corona cases are now rising in rural India. Rajasthan saw a steady spike in Covid cases, surpassing numbers in urban areas as migrants poured in from states where they were working in. About 30% of Covid cases in the state are now from rural districts.
Covid-19

INDIA’S DAILY COUNT NOW 3rd HIGHEST IN WORLD.

India recorded 9,851 new cases of the Covid-19 and 273 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry data showed on Friday. The Covid-19 tally of the country now stands at 226,770, more than four times the number of cases on the same day in May, ahead of the beginning of Centre’s Unlock 1 plan from Monday to ease more restrictions during the lockdown.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

SC allows lawyer to deposit Rs 25 lakh for sending home migrant workers.

In his PIL before the SC, filed through advocate Ejaz Maqbool, Mumbai-based lawyer  Sagheer Ahmed Khan sought directions to ensure transportation of migrant workers from Mumbai to their native places in Uttar Pradesh.
Corona Virus

RECORD SINGLE DAY SPIKE IN CORONA CASES.

Coronavirus cases in India saw a record single-day jump of 9,304 cases on Thursday pushing the total tally to 2,16,919, while the death toll climbed to 6,075 with 260 new fatalities,...

Delhi LG releases Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has released Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma. Sharma is released after the LG accepted the recommendation by...
WHO

WHO URGES NATIONS TO JOINTLY FIGHT CORONA.

A push for a joint effort to fight corona by mostly developing nations, called the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, won praise from groups including...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues directions for treatment, facilities at night shelters.

The Delhi High Court has issued several directions to ensure treatment and other facilities in night shelters in the national capital. The directions have been...
Coronavirus-19

INDIA NINTH WORST HIT NATION.

The coronavirus pandemic in India grew by the highest number yet on Friday when 7,466 fresh cases were detected across the country. Maharashtra saw...
Supreme Court

SC PASSES INTERIM ORDER FOR MIGRANTS’ RELIEF.

The Supreme Court, which has taken cognisance of the problems being faced by migrant workers travelling home in the wake of lockdown, on Thursday...
Covid-19

SC seeks Centre’s reply on free treatment of Covid patients in pvt hospitals.

New Delhi, May 27: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought reply from Centre within a week over free treatment of Covid patients in private...
Army commander meet begins to discuss making army leaner and meaner

ARMY CHIEF NARAVANE VISITS LADAKH AMIT TENSION WITH CHINA ALONG LAC.

Army Chief M M Naravane toured Leh and reviewed the security in Ladakh amid border tension with China. Both India and China have pumped...
Indian Railways

RAILWAYS TO RUN 200 TRAINS FROM JUNE 1.

A list of 200 trains has been released. These trains are to start from 1st of June. These include trains like Duronto, Sampark Kranti,...
No need to fill departure cards for Indians flying abroad

Guidelines for domestic flights issued.

The Airports Authority of India and the Union aviation ministry has issued a standard operating procedure or SOP to airport operators for recommencement of...
Corona Virus

No respite from corona, another day of record cases.

COVID-19 infection continued its surge in Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. Maharashtra's coronavirus count inched towards 40,000 mark as the state recorded over...

Political row over migrants, FIR against congress leaders.

The political row between Congress and the UP government over providing buses to stranded migrants seems to be heating up with the UP Deputy...
Covid-19

Biggest surge in corona cases.

COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra have crossed the grim milestone of 37,000-mark. The state confirmed 2,078 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day. Mumbai alone...

Home Ministry directed all states to cooperate on migrants to send them back.

Meanwhile, the Union Home Ministry has directed all states to cooperate in order to mitigate the distress of migrant workers, who are walking towards...
Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal has been asked to maitain discipline.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged people to follow social distancing norms and show discipline during the Covid-19 crisis. He tweeted this on...
CPC paves way for Xi Jinping to rule China indefinitely

China being relents on probe.

Under mounting global pressure, China has relented on its opposition for an inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus, expressing its backing for an...
Coronavirus on scientific background

Covid19 cases over 1 Lakh in India.

As the country entered phase 4 of lockdown, the number of corona cases are still rising, indicating that the infection remains unabated. Apart from...
Covid-19

Oxford on corona virus vaccine.

Scientists at Oxford University's Jenner Institute in London, who are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, have passed an important hurdle. First results of...
JP Nadda, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Senior ministers and BJP leaders meet at chief JP Nadda’s residence.

Senior ministers and BJP leaders met at party chief JP Nadda’s residence on Thursday to discuss the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country. Union...
pm-modi

Lockdown 4 to be different says PM Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday confirmed that there would be a fourth phase of lockdown, but said its contours would be very different...

Rail Ministry modifies guidelines for Sharmik trains.

The Rail Ministry has modified its guidelines for Sharmik special trains, which ferry migrants labourers from various states during the Covid lockdown. The Ministry has...

Closed spaces may spread covid transmission: Study.

Public enclosed spaces like workplaces and restaurants can become super-spreading environments for Covid-19; however, schools are not prominent transmission centres; children are unlikely to...
LONG MARCH: Central American migrants, moving in a caravan through Mexico, disembark from a freight train as they walk on a railway track after stopping the train on a rail line, in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico, Reuters/UNI

Karnataka asks migrants to stay back, announces relief package for lockdown affected.

A few hours after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa ‘requested’ migrant labourers to stay back, the state government decided to cancel all trains...

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee suggests economic package.

In a second of series of interviews with prominent Indians Rahul Gandhi quizzed Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on ways and means to give a...

15,000 stranded Indians to be evacuated from abroad.

The government has said it will begin repatriating Indians stranded because of the Covid-19 crisis in phases from May 7 using commercial flights and...

Hope brightens for corona vaccine.

Oxford University has initiated a phase-1 human clinical trial of its vaccine against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. A single dose of the candidate vaccine...
HE STARTED IT ALL: Ratan Tata, former chairman of Tata Sons, pay homage to the founder of Tata Steel Sir J N Tata on his 178th birth anniversary in Jamshedpur.UNI

Ratan Tata is enraged.

Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Group, once again had to step in clarify on a post that was being circulated in his name....

More trains to bring back migrants soon.

Migrants can now heave a sigh of relief. After bringing back migrants to Jharkhand from Telangana the Indian Railways now plans to run many...
Covid-19

West Bengal’s handling of corona cases under scanner.

West Bengal’s mishandling of the Covid-19 outbreak is plunging alarming depths. A state government appointed Death Audit Committee (DAC) reports 33 Covid-19 deaths as of April 30, while it...

A look at the new guidelines.

Extending the lockdown for the second time, the home ministry announced new guidelines based on the demarcation of the country into red zones with...
Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

More deaths than counted in West-Bengal than expected.

The West Bengal government on Thursday revealed that 105 Covid-19 positive patients have died in the state so far. However, it maintains that the...
Coronavirus-19

Now testing kits to be produced from South Korea and Germany.

India is tapping  sources other than China to meet its rapid test kits requirements. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that India...
China imposes retaliatory tariff on US goods, India puts on hold similar decision taken earlier

TRUMP ATTACKS CHINA

U.S. President Donald Trump has sharpened his attack on China. Trump said he was confident the coronavirus may have originated in a Chinese virology...

Health ministry re-classifies corona Zones based on cumulative cases reported and the doubling rate.

The centre has unveiled its post May 3 containment plan.The Union health ministry has split 733 districts across India into red, orange and green...

Government order, employees of all ministries use Arogya Setu App in mobile

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has issued instructions to all the Ministries of Government of India to use the Arogya Setu...

India to evacuate its nationals stranded abroad

In what is being viewed as the biggest evacuation operation in recent times, the government has begun efforts to bring back Indians stranded abroad....
US-China trade war hots up, Trump orders steep tariff hike on remaining imports from China

China retaliates to accusations

China is pushing back against the growing chorus of voices around the world calling for the country to pay compensation for the damage caused...
Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal to extend guidelines

In West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said restrictions would be strictly implemented in every red zone of the state while some movement...
Brick factory workers load carts with bricks to take them into warehouse in Dhaka, Reuters/UNI

Stranded migrants can go home now

Migrant labourers who do not have coronavirus symptoms can move to their home states now, the Centre said today, issuing a set of guidelines...

Neighbourhood Market Reopen during Lockdown

A month after the all-India lockdown was implemented, neighbourhood and standalone shops, including those located in residential complexes within municipal areas, reopened on Satuday. ...

'Covid19' - 70 News Results

India repulses China’s efforts to build road in Arunachal

CHINA-INDIA SHOULD JOINTLY SAFEGUARD BORDER SANCTITY:CHINA

Responding to a query about China’s diplomatic priorities as the Covid-19 pandemic impacts the world and international diplomacy, foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian briefly outlined Beijing’s plans for way ahead in bilateral ties with the US, Russia, EU, Japan, and India.
Coronavirus

53,601 NEW CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS IN THE LAST 24 HRS

A fresh surge of 53,601 new coronavirus patients in the last 24 hours has taken India's Covid tally to 22,68,675 cases, the Union Health Ministry said this morning.
Gandhi-Modi

RAHUL TAKES A DIG AT PM MODI

On July 17, when India had crossed 10 lakh COVID-19 cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had said that the country would record...
Covid-19

COVID CASES SURGE TO 18.55 LAKH

In the last 24 hours, once again more thjan 50 thousand corona cases were recorded in the country. The good news is...

Now Karti Chidambaram also tests positive

New Delhi: The number of COVID positive cases among the top echelon of Indian society is increasing at an alarming rate. Yesterday,...
Covid-19 Vaccine Race

RACE FOR VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

American drugmaker Pfizer Inc, which had partnered with German biotech firm BioNTech to develop a vaccine candidate against Covid-19 earlier this year, has become the latest in the list of major movers in the vaccine race to move into the final stages of human trials.
Covid-19

COVID VACCINE DEVELOPMENT RACE HOTS UP

American drugmaker Pfizer Inc, which had partnered with German biotech firm BioNTech to develop a vaccine candidate against Covid-19 earlier this year,...
Coronavirus

INDIA’S COVID TALLY CROSSES 15 LAKH

India’s tally of the coronavirus disease is now more than 1.53 million after 48,513 fresh cases and 768 deaths were reported in...
Coronavirus on scientific background

Coronavirus: 47,704 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS, DEATH TOLL MOUNTS TO 33,425

With 47,704 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India's COVID-19 tally reached near 15 lakh mark today, while the recoveries jumped to 9,52,744.
Covid-19-vaccine

RACE FOR COVID VACCINE IS ON

The next phase of the clinical trials of the experimental vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca against the coronavirus disease will see...
TRAI backs free, open internet, says all content should be available to all consumers

WEST BENGAL IN LOCKDOWN MODE

On the lines of Uttar Pradesh government, which has imposed lockdown on every weekend, the West Bengal government has also announced complete lockdown across...
Covid-19-vaccine

Covid vaccine in progress

At least three of the hospitals – AIIMS in Delhi, SRM Hospital and Research Centre in Kancheepuram and King George Hospital in Vishakhapatnam —chosen...
Blood Cancer drug

PLASMA BANK GETS A GOOD START

The Plasma Bank set up in Delhi to treat covid patients got off to a great start as on the first day of its opening, 10 people donated plasma to the bank. An official source commenting on the development expressed hope that the numbers of donors will multiply gradually.
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

INDIAN VACCINE GO IN FOR TRIALS

Developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, in association with Indian Council for Medical Research, ICMR, COVAXIN is an inactivated vaccine, created from a strain of the infectious SARS-CoV-2 virus, that has shown promise in preclinical studies, demonstrating extensive safety and effective immune responses.
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

Still early days for covid19 vaccine

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is probably the world's leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Friday.
Covid-19

EVERY HOUSE TO BE SCREENED IN DELHI FOR COVID

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party MLA Prakash Jarwal who was arrested in connection with a doctor’s suicide
Covid -19 Vaccine in india

STATES BEEF UP AT FORMULA.

Many states have doubled, or in some cases even trebled, the number of Covid-19 tests being carried out. The state governments have also increased the number of beds in the hospitals and are tracing the serious patients to treat them.
Narendar Modi

MODI INSISTS ON UNLOCKING INDIA.

Addressing the second batch of Chief Ministers of 14 states and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, PM Modi insisted that we need to take steps only in the direction of further unlocking the country.
Coronavirus on scientific background

COVID 19 CASES CROSS 3.66 LAKH MARK.

Coronavirus cases have crossed 3.66 lakh-mark with 3,66,946 fresh cases which includes 1,60,384 active cases. 1,94,325 people have recovered and 12,237 deaths have taken place, according to the figures released by the health ministry on Thursday. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi continues to remain the worst affected states having maximum number of coronavirus cases.
telangana-high-court

SC Stays Telangana HC order to conduct Covid test on dead bodies.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the order of the Telangana High Court by which it had directed the State Government to conduct tests for Covid-19 on dead bodies before they are released from hospitals.
Delhi CM Arvind kejariwal and Supreme court

DELHI GOVT. REPLIES TO SC ON COVID SITUATION AND PATIENTS.

Meanwhile, reacting to the Supreme Court's observations, the Delhi government said in a statement that the Covid-19 pandemic was an "extraordinary" situation and it was trying its best to set up better infrastructure and provide quality healthcare to all patients.
Hollywood-Insiders-Editor-in-Chief-Pritan-Ambroase-on-Her-Majesty-Queen-Elizabeth-II-Coronation-and-Current-the-journey

Queen’s 94th official b’day celebrations toned down.

The British Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday on Saturday was marked with a new ceremony instead of the annual Trooping the Colour parade, as the coronavirus lockdown continues.
Coronavirus on scientific background

GOVERNMENT ISSUES GUIDELINES ON COVID PATIENTS DEAD BODIES.

In a relief for private employers, the Supreme Court today said no coercive action can be taken till the end of July against private employers who have not paid wages to workers during the coronavirus lockdown.
Delhi CM Arvind kejariwal and Supreme court

SUPREME COURT SLAMS DELHI GOVERNMENT OVER COVID SITUATION.

Coronavirus patients are being treated "worse than animals", the Supreme Court said today as it pulled up Delhi amid spurt of virus cases in the national capital.
Allahabad- High-Court

Plea in Allahabad HC challenges restrictions on non-COVID-19 patients.

A petition has been filed in the Allahabad High Court challenging the Uttar Pradesh Government’s directions to restrict non-Covid-19 patients. The plea filed by ‘All India People Front’ seeks directions to the state government to set up a separate infrastructure for COVID 19 patients while ensuring that other patients are treated in the hospital itself.
Covid-19

Delhi HC orders real time updation of COVID-19 data.

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Govt & the Centre to take all necessary steps for ensuring real time updation of the data on COVID-19, without too much of a time lag, so that information being received by the public is current.
Arvind Kejriwal

KEJRIWAL WARNS DELHI HOSPITALS.

There is no shortage of beds for critical coronavirus patients in Delhi and no one showing symptoms should be turned away, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today amid criticism and complaints on social media over alleged lack of attention from hospitals to those who are turning up to get admitted.
Farm workers plant paddy on a field near Mohali, UNI

COVID CASES SPIKE IN RURAL INDIA.

Corona cases are now rising in rural India. Rajasthan saw a steady spike in Covid cases, surpassing numbers in urban areas as migrants poured in from states where they were working in. About 30% of Covid cases in the state are now from rural districts.
Covid-19

INDIA’S DAILY COUNT NOW 3rd HIGHEST IN WORLD.

India recorded 9,851 new cases of the Covid-19 and 273 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry data showed on Friday. The Covid-19 tally of the country now stands at 226,770, more than four times the number of cases on the same day in May, ahead of the beginning of Centre’s Unlock 1 plan from Monday to ease more restrictions during the lockdown.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

SC allows lawyer to deposit Rs 25 lakh for sending home migrant workers.

In his PIL before the SC, filed through advocate Ejaz Maqbool, Mumbai-based lawyer  Sagheer Ahmed Khan sought directions to ensure transportation of migrant workers from Mumbai to their native places in Uttar Pradesh.
Corona Virus

RECORD SINGLE DAY SPIKE IN CORONA CASES.

Coronavirus cases in India saw a record single-day jump of 9,304 cases on Thursday pushing the total tally to 2,16,919, while the death toll climbed to 6,075 with 260 new fatalities,...

Delhi LG releases Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has released Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma. Sharma is released after the LG accepted the recommendation by...
WHO

WHO URGES NATIONS TO JOINTLY FIGHT CORONA.

A push for a joint effort to fight corona by mostly developing nations, called the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, won praise from groups including...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues directions for treatment, facilities at night shelters.

The Delhi High Court has issued several directions to ensure treatment and other facilities in night shelters in the national capital. The directions have been...
Coronavirus-19

INDIA NINTH WORST HIT NATION.

The coronavirus pandemic in India grew by the highest number yet on Friday when 7,466 fresh cases were detected across the country. Maharashtra saw...
Supreme Court

SC PASSES INTERIM ORDER FOR MIGRANTS’ RELIEF.

The Supreme Court, which has taken cognisance of the problems being faced by migrant workers travelling home in the wake of lockdown, on Thursday...
Covid-19

SC seeks Centre’s reply on free treatment of Covid patients in pvt hospitals.

New Delhi, May 27: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought reply from Centre within a week over free treatment of Covid patients in private...
Army commander meet begins to discuss making army leaner and meaner

ARMY CHIEF NARAVANE VISITS LADAKH AMIT TENSION WITH CHINA ALONG LAC.

Army Chief M M Naravane toured Leh and reviewed the security in Ladakh amid border tension with China. Both India and China have pumped...
Indian Railways

RAILWAYS TO RUN 200 TRAINS FROM JUNE 1.

A list of 200 trains has been released. These trains are to start from 1st of June. These include trains like Duronto, Sampark Kranti,...
No need to fill departure cards for Indians flying abroad

Guidelines for domestic flights issued.

The Airports Authority of India and the Union aviation ministry has issued a standard operating procedure or SOP to airport operators for recommencement of...
Corona Virus

No respite from corona, another day of record cases.

COVID-19 infection continued its surge in Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. Maharashtra's coronavirus count inched towards 40,000 mark as the state recorded over...

Political row over migrants, FIR against congress leaders.

The political row between Congress and the UP government over providing buses to stranded migrants seems to be heating up with the UP Deputy...
Covid-19

Biggest surge in corona cases.

COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra have crossed the grim milestone of 37,000-mark. The state confirmed 2,078 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day. Mumbai alone...

Home Ministry directed all states to cooperate on migrants to send them back.

Meanwhile, the Union Home Ministry has directed all states to cooperate in order to mitigate the distress of migrant workers, who are walking towards...
Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal has been asked to maitain discipline.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged people to follow social distancing norms and show discipline during the Covid-19 crisis. He tweeted this on...
CPC paves way for Xi Jinping to rule China indefinitely

China being relents on probe.

Under mounting global pressure, China has relented on its opposition for an inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus, expressing its backing for an...
Coronavirus on scientific background

Covid19 cases over 1 Lakh in India.

As the country entered phase 4 of lockdown, the number of corona cases are still rising, indicating that the infection remains unabated. Apart from...
Covid-19

Oxford on corona virus vaccine.

Scientists at Oxford University's Jenner Institute in London, who are developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, have passed an important hurdle. First results of...
JP Nadda, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Senior ministers and BJP leaders meet at chief JP Nadda’s residence.

Senior ministers and BJP leaders met at party chief JP Nadda’s residence on Thursday to discuss the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country. Union...
pm-modi

Lockdown 4 to be different says PM Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday confirmed that there would be a fourth phase of lockdown, but said its contours would be very different...

Rail Ministry modifies guidelines for Sharmik trains.

The Rail Ministry has modified its guidelines for Sharmik special trains, which ferry migrants labourers from various states during the Covid lockdown. The Ministry has...

Closed spaces may spread covid transmission: Study.

Public enclosed spaces like workplaces and restaurants can become super-spreading environments for Covid-19; however, schools are not prominent transmission centres; children are unlikely to...
LONG MARCH: Central American migrants, moving in a caravan through Mexico, disembark from a freight train as they walk on a railway track after stopping the train on a rail line, in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico, Reuters/UNI

Karnataka asks migrants to stay back, announces relief package for lockdown affected.

A few hours after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa ‘requested’ migrant labourers to stay back, the state government decided to cancel all trains...

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee suggests economic package.

In a second of series of interviews with prominent Indians Rahul Gandhi quizzed Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on ways and means to give a...

15,000 stranded Indians to be evacuated from abroad.

The government has said it will begin repatriating Indians stranded because of the Covid-19 crisis in phases from May 7 using commercial flights and...

Hope brightens for corona vaccine.

Oxford University has initiated a phase-1 human clinical trial of its vaccine against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. A single dose of the candidate vaccine...
HE STARTED IT ALL: Ratan Tata, former chairman of Tata Sons, pay homage to the founder of Tata Steel Sir J N Tata on his 178th birth anniversary in Jamshedpur.UNI

Ratan Tata is enraged.

Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Group, once again had to step in clarify on a post that was being circulated in his name....

More trains to bring back migrants soon.

Migrants can now heave a sigh of relief. After bringing back migrants to Jharkhand from Telangana the Indian Railways now plans to run many...
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West Bengal’s handling of corona cases under scanner.

West Bengal’s mishandling of the Covid-19 outbreak is plunging alarming depths. A state government appointed Death Audit Committee (DAC) reports 33 Covid-19 deaths as of April 30, while it...

A look at the new guidelines.

Extending the lockdown for the second time, the home ministry announced new guidelines based on the demarcation of the country into red zones with...
Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

More deaths than counted in West-Bengal than expected.

The West Bengal government on Thursday revealed that 105 Covid-19 positive patients have died in the state so far. However, it maintains that the...
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Now testing kits to be produced from South Korea and Germany.

India is tapping  sources other than China to meet its rapid test kits requirements. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that India...
China imposes retaliatory tariff on US goods, India puts on hold similar decision taken earlier

TRUMP ATTACKS CHINA

U.S. President Donald Trump has sharpened his attack on China. Trump said he was confident the coronavirus may have originated in a Chinese virology...

Health ministry re-classifies corona Zones based on cumulative cases reported and the doubling rate.

The centre has unveiled its post May 3 containment plan.The Union health ministry has split 733 districts across India into red, orange and green...

Government order, employees of all ministries use Arogya Setu App in mobile

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has issued instructions to all the Ministries of Government of India to use the Arogya Setu...

India to evacuate its nationals stranded abroad

In what is being viewed as the biggest evacuation operation in recent times, the government has begun efforts to bring back Indians stranded abroad....
US-China trade war hots up, Trump orders steep tariff hike on remaining imports from China

China retaliates to accusations

China is pushing back against the growing chorus of voices around the world calling for the country to pay compensation for the damage caused...
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West Bengal to extend guidelines

In West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said restrictions would be strictly implemented in every red zone of the state while some movement...
Brick factory workers load carts with bricks to take them into warehouse in Dhaka, Reuters/UNI

Stranded migrants can go home now

Migrant labourers who do not have coronavirus symptoms can move to their home states now, the Centre said today, issuing a set of guidelines...

Neighbourhood Market Reopen during Lockdown

A month after the all-India lockdown was implemented, neighbourhood and standalone shops, including those located in residential complexes within municipal areas, reopened on Satuday. ...

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