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"Massing Of Chinese Troops" A Strong Concern, India Tells China: Sources

September 11, 2020
Newsdesk

India highlighted its "strong concern at the massing of Chinese troops with equipment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC)", the de facto border between the two countries, at the meeting between Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow on Thursday evening, sources have said. "The pr | Read more|

Indian Economy To Contract 10.5% In 2020-21: Fitch

September 8, 2020
Newsdesk

Fitch Ratings on Tuesday projected a contraction of 10.5 per cent for India's economy in the current financial year. Last month, official data showed that the country's gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 23.9 per cent in the April-June period, in one of the sharpest contractions in the world. | Read more|

COVID-19: Record 86,432 infections reported in a day

September 5, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 infection tally sprinted past 40 lakh, just 13 days after it crossed 30 lakh, with a record 86,432 cases being reported in a day, while recoveries have surged to 31,07,223 on Saturday pushing the recovery rate to 77.23 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry. The total coronavirus cases mount | Read more|

Pakistani troops shell three sectors along LoC in JK's Poonch

September 5, 2020
Newsdesk

Pakistani troops engaged in firing and intense mortar shelling in three sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in violation of a ceasefire agreement, a defence spokesman said. The firing and shelling from across the border in Shahpur, Kirni and Degwar sectors started | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 38-lakh mark

September 3, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 tally raced past the 38-lakh mark on Thursday with the sharpest single-day spike of 83,883 fresh cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 29,70,492, pushing the recovery rate to over 77 per cent, Union health ministry data showed. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country mounted to 3 | Read more|

COVID-19 tally in India breaches 35-lakh mark

August 30, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 35 lakh, just a week after it crossed the 30-lakh mark, with a record single-day spike of 78,761 cases, while recoveries surged to 27,13,933 on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases rose to 35,42,733, while the death toll climbed to 63,498 wi | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 29 lakh mark

August 21, 2020
Newsdesk

India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 29 lakh, a day after it crossed 28 lakh, with a?single-day spike of?68,898 infections, while the recoveries have increased to 21,58,946 on Friday taking the recovery rate to over 74 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|

President accepts Ashok Lavasa's resignation as EC

August 19, 2020
Newsdesk

President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Ashok Lavasa as Election Commissioner, a notification by the Ministry of Law and Justice said on Wednesday. Lavasa was next in line to head the poll panel. He would soon be joining the Asian Development Bank as vice president, sources said. | Read more|