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UK to launch 2 new 90 min COVID-19 tests

London, Aug 3 | UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that the country will launch two new tests which can detect the novel coronavirus...

Over 56,000 Indian expats leave Oman due to COVID-19

Muscat, Aug 3 | More than 56,000 Indian expats have had to leave Oman, after residing in the Gulf country for years, due to...

Pak’s Punjab province lifts COVID-19 lockdown

Lahore, Aug 3 | Pakistan's Punjab province, the second worst-hit in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, has lifted a lockdown amid a...

2,290 COVID-19 patients in Lucknow gave wrong personal info

Lucknow, Aug 3 | In a shocking development, it has been found that as many as 2,290 patients, who tested positive for COVID-19...

Australian state at war with COVID-19: Treasurer

Canberra, Aug 3 | Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Monday said the state of Victoria was at "war" with the COVID-19 pandemic as it...

COVID-19 cases in India cross 18 lakh mark

New Delhi, Aug 3 | With 52,972 new coronavirus cases and 771 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's overall caseload stood at 1,803,695,...

Another UP Minister tests COVID-19 positive

Lucknow, Aug 3 | Uttar Pradesh Jal Shakti Minister Mahendra Singh has tested positive for COVID-19, hours after the state BJP President Swatantra Dev...

Philippines tightens lockdown due to surge of COVID-19 cases

Manila, Aug 3 | A stricter lockdown will come into force from Tuesday in the Philippines requiring residents of Metro Manila and four nearby...

NBL: 12 players of Melbourne United test positive for COVID-19

Sydney, Aug 3 | Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) has revealed that 12 members of the team Melbourne United had tested positive for coronavirus.NBL...

UP official allegedly commits suicide after testing COVID-19 positive

Kanpur, Aug 3 | In a shocking incident, a 52-year-old Block Education Officer (BEO), allegedly committed suicide in Kanpur after he tested positive for...

40 people test COVID-19 positive on Norway cruise liner

Oslo, Aug 3 | Norwegian authorities are tracing passengers from recent Arctic voyages after at least 40 crew and passengers from a luxury cruise...

California reports over 9,000 new single-day COVID-19 cases

San Francisco, Aug 3 | California, the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, witnessed a record surge of 9,032 new cases...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 18 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Aug 3 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 18 million mark, while the deaths were nearing 688,000, according...

Israel reports 597 new COVID-19 cases, totalling 72,815

Jerusalem, Aug 3 | Israel's Ministry of Health reported 597 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to 72,815. This is the lowest...

‘Turkey’s number of severe COVID-19 cases under control’

Ankara, Aug 3 | Turkey's number of serious ill COVID-19 patients seems to be under control, Turkish health minister said.The COVID-19 cases increased by...

67 more succumb to Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati, Aug 2 | The death toll due to Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh rose to 1,474 with 67 more succumbing to the infection, health...

With 444 new cases J&K Covid-19 tally crosses 21K

Srinagar, Aug 2 | A total of 444 people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as the total number of...

Amitabh Bachchan tests Covid-19 negative, discharged from hospital

Mumbai, Aug 2 | Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is heading home after testing Covid-19 negative, shared his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan on Sunday."@juniorbachchan my...

Kyrgios pulls out of US Open due to COVID-19 fears

Sydney, Aug 2 | Tennis star Nick Kyrgios on Sunday pulled out of this year's US Open, saying his decision was made keeping in...

Players will get used to Covid-19 rules in 2-3 days, says...

New Delhi, Aug 2 | Delhi Capitals' (DC) cricketer Ajinkya Rahane feels players will get used to the Covid-19 protocols in 2-3 days once...

Mandatory BCG vaccination linked with slower Covid-19 growth

New York, Aug 2 | Adding to the growing evidence that early BCG vaccination may be helpful in taming the Covid-19 spread, scientists now...

Covid-19 impact on grassroot cricket will be felt in Oct: Dravid

New Delhi, Aug 2 | Former India captain and National Cricket Academy (NCA) Director of Cricket Operations Rahul Dravid said the real impact of...

Odisha Covid-19 cases increase to 34,913

Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 | The overall number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha has increased to 34,913 after 1,434 more persons tested positive for...

UP Minister succumbs to Covid-19; state mourning announced

Lucknow, Aug 2 | The Yogi Adityanath government has announced a state mourning after the demise of Uttar Pradesh Minister Kamala Rani Varun....

Covid pandemic, systemic racism are inextricably linked: Study

New York, Aug 2 | Frontline health workers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds faced much higher risks of testing positive for Covid-19...

Chief Minister exhorts health personnel with mantra ‘Jitshe Gujarat; Harshe Corona

Gandhinagar, Saturday: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today exhorted the entire health personnel, reiterating his mantra ‘Jitshe Gujarat; Harshe Corona’ to combat and control global...

With nearly 55k new COVID-19 cases, India crosses 17 lakh mark

New Delhi, Aug 2 | With 54,735 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India on Sunday crossed the 17 lakh mark with...

Telangana registers 10 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,891 cases

Hyderabad, Aug 2 | Telangana registered 10 new COVID-19 deaths and 1,891 confirmed cases during the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.The fresh...

Russia plans mass COVID-19 vaccination for October

Moscow, Aug 2 | Russia is planning a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus for October, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said."We plan wider...

Thousands rally in Berlin against COVID-19 restrictions

Berlin, Aug 2 | Despite the rising number of coronavirus cases in Germany, about 17,000 people took to the streets of Berlin rallying against...

Global COVID-19 cases top 17.7mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Aug 2 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 17.5 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 683,000,...

California becomes first US state to surpass half-million COVID-19 cases

Los Angeles, Aug 2 | California, the most populous state in the United States with a population of around 40 million, became the first...

WHO expects long-term response efforts against COVID-19

Geneva, Aug 2 | The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic still constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), and long-term response efforts are needed...

Bangladeshi Muslims celebrate Eid-al-Adha amid COVID-19

Dhaka, Aug 2 | Abiding by the recommended health advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladeshi Muslims with the spirit of sacrifice...

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 680,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York, Aug 2 | Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 680,000 on Saturday, reaching 680,575 as of 11.35 a.m. (1535 GMT), according to the Center...

Turkish doctors warn of rise in COVID-19 cases during Eid al-Adha

Ankara, Aug 2 | Worried about a potential rise in COVID-19 infections, Turkish health officials and doctors urged for increased vigilance during the four-day...

Russia’s COVID-19 cases surpass 840,000

Moscow, Aug 2 | Russia registered 5,462 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 845,443, the country's COVID-19 response...

Goa witnesses record jump in Covid-19 cases; 280 in a day

Panaji, Aug 1 | Goa on Saturday witnessed a new record in its daily tally of reported Covid-19 cases with 280 persons testing positive,...

J&K Covid-19 tally nears 21,000 as 613 test positive

Srinagar, Aug 1 | While 613 people tested positive, 11 succumbed to coronavirus in J&K on Saturday, taking the case tally to 20,972 and...

Abhishek Bachchan shares letter from Chelsea footballer Cesar Azpilicueta

Mumbai, Aug 1 | Abhishek Bachchan has shared a letter written to him by Spanish footballer Cesar Azpilicueta, who captains the Premier League club...

Andhra ex-Minister P Manikyala Rao succumbs to Covid-19

Amaravati, Aug 1 | Former Andhra Pradesh Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pydikondala Manikyala Rao, 59, died of Covid-19 on Saturday. Rao...

Everyone will probably contract COVID-19 at some point: Bolsonaro

Brasilia, Aug 1 | Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was diagnosed with the COVID-19 earlier this month, said that everyone will probably contract coronavirus...

Subdued Eid in K’taka amid COVID-19 curbs

Bengaluru, Aug 1 | Thousands of devout Muslims celebrated a subdued Eid-ul-Adha (Bakrid) across Karnataka, with majority of them offering namaz at home as...

Mexico’s COVID-19 death toll now world’s 3rd highest

Mexico City, Aug 1 | With a total of 46,688 fatalities, Mexico now accounts for the world's third highest number of coronavirus fatalities in...

COVID-19 may cause deadly blood clots in pregnant women

New York, Aug 1 | In a fight against the novel coronavirus, researchers have revealed that COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot clots...

Delhi-based Muslims celebrate safe, humble Eid

Aug 1 (IANSlife) Indians like nothing more than their festivals, they celebrate brotherhood and bring communities together. However, COVID-19 has been a dampener on...

DDC Kishtwar seeks public cooperation in fighting Covid 19

KISHTWAR, JULY 31: District development Commissioner, Rajinder Singh Tara, today sought full cooperation of people in the fight against Covid 19 and appealed them...

King Bhutan’s letter to Chief Minister Sonowal

Dispur, July 31: Bhutan King Jigme Khesar hailed Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his government and thanked him for helping Bhutan in tackling the...

COVID-19: Kerala Police HQ shut for 2 days for sanitisation

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 | The Kerala Police headquarters here has been closed for Saturday and Sunday after three coronavirus cases was reported on the...

Healthcare workers more likely to test positive for COVID-19

London, Aug 1 | Frontline healthcare workers with adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) have a three-fold increased risk of a positive SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) test,...

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Gold futures surge as international prices hit new high

Mumbai, Aug 3 | Bull run in domestic gold futures continued on Monday as prices in the international market surged to new highs.The active...