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India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 lakh

December 9, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 92 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.66 per cent, according to the Union health ministry. | Read more|

India Records 44,376 New Covid Cases In A Day, Total Cases At 92.2 Lakh

November 25, 2020
Newsdesk

India recorded 44,376 new coronavirus infections and 481 deaths because of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, government data shows. The daily case count was 16.8 per cent higher than Tuesday's as almost 11.5 lakh tests were conducted in this period. There are now 92.22 lakh total Covid cases in India, of which about 86.4 | Read more|

Want To Ensure India-China Standoff Does Not Escalate, Says US

October 24, 2020
Newsdesk

The United States is watching the India-China standoff in Ladakh closely, sharing information with New Delhi, and wants to ensure the situation does not escalate, senior officials of the Trump administration said on Saturday, ahead of an important visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the US Secretary of Defen | Read more|

How stolen Hindu idols were discovered in UK

September 18, 2020
Newsdesk

Three bronze sculptures stolen from a southern Indian temple more than 40 years ago were found in the UK, and returned to Indian government officials this week. Yogita Limaye reports on how the idols were discovered. The bronze sculptures represent some of Hinduism's most revered deities - Lord Ram, his wife Sita and h | Read more|

A Court Reprieve For Trump's H-1B Visa Ban, Challenged By 169 Indians

September 17, 2020
Newsdesk

The Donald Trump administration's move in US to curtail H-1B visas widely used by foreign technology workers survived an initial court challenge. US President Donald Trump's June 22 proclamation declaring foreign workers a risk to the US labor market amid the coronavirus pandemic triggered pushback from workers and bus | Read more|

COVID-19 tally in India crosses 50-lakh mark

September 16, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 50 lakh, just 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh with 90,123 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries surged to 39,42,360 on Wednesday pushing the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to | Read more|

Five youths 'abducted' by PLA handed over to Army

September 12, 2020
Newsdesk

Five youths who were allegedly abducted by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China near the McMahon line in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri were released on Saturday in Anjaw district, around 1,000 km away. | Read more|