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India's Covid-19 count over 2.6 lakh

June 9, 2020
Newsdesk

A record rise in COVID-19 cases in India for the seventh consecutive day has pushed the tally to over 2.6 lakh on Tuesday, with the daily nationwide spike in coronavirus cases inching close to 10,000. The rise in cases comes at a time when the country has stepped out of a 75-day coronavirus lockdown with malls, religio | Read more|

India now sixth worst-hit nation by COVID-19

June 6, 2020
Newsdesk

India went past Italy to become the sixth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic with the country registering a record single-day spike of 9,887 cases which pushed the nationwide tally to 2,36,657. India's death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 6,642 with a record increase of 294 deaths in the 24 hours till Saturday 8 A | Read more|

Record spike of 9,851 in India's COVID-19 tally

June 5, 2020
Newsdesk

India saw a record single-day jump of 9,851 coronavirus cases and 273 deaths on Friday, pushing the nationwide infection tally to 2,26,770 and the death toll to 6,348, according to the Union health ministry. | Read more|

In India 8171 more COVID-19 cases

June 2, 2020
Newsdesk

The novel coronavirus death toll rose to 5,598 in India on Tuesday with 204 more fatalities, while 8,171 new cases took the number of infections to 1,98,706, the Health Ministry said. The active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) climbed to 97,581 and as many as 95,526 people have recovered and one patient has | Read more|

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|