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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 29 lakh mark

August 21, 2020
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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|

Over 64,000 COVID-19 Cases In India In 24 Hours

August 14, 2020
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India saw another 64,553 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's total case count to 24,61,190, according to the Union Health Ministry data. India has reported the highest number of daily cases in world since the last 10 days. | Read more|

62,064 new COVID cases; 1,007 deaths

August 10, 2020
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India's novel coronavirus tally crossed the 22-lakh mark on Monday with 62,064 new cases, while the death toll climbed to 44,386 with 1,007 more fatalities, the Health Ministry said. | Read more|

61,537 new COVID cases in India, 933 deaths

August 8, 2020
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Registering 61,537 more cases in India, the coronavirus tally reached 20,88,611 on Saturday, while the death toll rose to 42,518 with 933 more fatalities, the Health Ministry said. | Read more|

Military commanders of India and China hold fifth round of talks

August 2, 2020
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Senior military commanders of India and China are holding a fresh round of talks on Sunday with an aim to ensure expeditious disengagement of troops from all the friction points along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, military sources said. It is the fifth round of corps commander-level talks in nearly two | Read more|

India records highest one-day jump of 57,118 COVID-19 cases

August 1, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally reached 16,95,988 on Saturday with a record single-day increase of 57,118 cases, while the recoveries surged to 10,94,374, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 36,511 with 764 people succumbing to the disease in a day, the data updated at 8 am sho | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 16 lakh

July 31, 2020
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With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two days after it reached the 15-lakh mark, while the number of recoveries rose to 10,57,805, according to Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 15-lakh mark

July 29, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally went past 15 lakh on Wednesday, two days after it crossed the 14-lakh mark, with 48,513 fresh cases recorded in a day while the recoveries surged to 9,88,029, according to the Union Health Ministry data. | Read more|