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03 militants killed in encounter in J&K

April 27, 2020
Newsdesk

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, leaving three terrorists dead, a defence spokesman said. | Read more|

India growth slipping to 0.8% in FY21 sees Fitch Ratings

April 23, 2020
Newsdesk

Fitch Ratings on Thursday slashed India's economic growth projections to 0.8 per cent in the current 2020-21 fiscal saying an unparalleled global recession was underway due to disruptions caused by the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdowns. | Read more|

Refineries scale back output as virus chokes demand

April 23, 2020
Newsdesk

India’s crude processing in March fell 5.7% from a year earlier, its biggest drop since September, as the coronavirus crisis and travel restrictions to curb its spread dented fuel demand and forced refineries to cut output. | Read more|

States told not to use rapid test kits

April 21, 2020
Newsdesk

As per news report of Hindustan Times, States advised not to use rapid testing kits for two days. A lot of variations, kits will be tested and validated by on-ground teams and we will give advisory in the next 2 days: R Gangakhedkar, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) | Read more|

Goa minister confirms state is officially 'Covid-19' free

April 19, 2020
Newsdesk

India recorded 507 deaths due to coronavirus, according to the data published on the health ministry website. The total number of Covid-19 infected people rose to 15,712 in the country, with 12,974 out of them being active cases, and 2,230 being cured or discharged. | Read more|

21 Navy Sailors In Mumbai Test COVID-19 +ve

April 18, 2020
Newsdesk

In Mumbai 21 sailors of the Indian Navy have been tested positive for coronavirus. The sailors have been quarantined at a naval hospital in the city. This is the first set of coronavirus or COVID-19 cases being reported in the navy. A massive operation to trace people who may have come in contact with the sailors is on | Read more|

In India, Corona death count reaches 339, cases soar to 10,363

April 14, 2020
Newsdesk

In India, the death toll due to coronavirus infection rose to 339 while the number of cases soared to 10,363 on Tuesday, said the Union Health Ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 8,988, as many as 1,035 people have been cured and discharged and one had migrated, it said. | Read more|

Prime Minister Modi extended Lockdown till May 3

April 14, 2020
Newsdesk

Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the current lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus till May 3 and said any decision on easing restrictions in parts of the country would be taken after April 20, keeping in mind the difficulties faced by the country's poorest. | Read more|