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Trump escorted out of Covid briefing due to shooting outside White...

Washington, Aug 11 | US President Donald Trump was temporarily escorted by a Secret Service agent from an ongoing coronavirus briefing after a shooting...

After highs, Maha Covid cases cool down, toll crosses 18K (Roundup)

Mumbai, Aug 11 | After highs in the past couple of days, Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cooled down though the state death toll crossed the...

With 7,665 cases on Monday, Andhra Covid tally touches 2.3 lakh...

Amaravati, Aug 11 | Andhra Pradesh began the week with a substantially lower daily tally of 7,665 cases on Monday. However the death toll...

3 Andhra hospital officials held over fire in Covid centre

Vijayawada, Aug 10 | A day after a fire in a Covid facility being run in a hotel here left 10 people dead, the...

5,914 new Covid cases push TN’s tally to 302,815

Chennai, Aug 10 | Tamil Nadu reported 5,914 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, pushing the tally to 302,815, health officials said.As many as 6,037...

Vijayan seeks aid from Modi as Kerala reels under Covid, floods

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that he had a fruitful discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi wherein...

74% in rural India satisfied with Modi govt’s handling of Covid...

New Delhi, Aug 10 | Almost three-fourth of rural India is satisfied with the manner in which the Narendra Modi government has handled the...

Gujarat reports 1,056 new Covid cases, tally at 72,120

Gandhinagar, Aug 10 | Gujarat reported 1,056 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 72,120, while the death toll reached 2,674...

Money-makers up for sale, Centre follows NDA-I on privatisation (Disinvestment blues...

New Delhi, Aug 10 | The Modi government's disinvestment policy, focused on strategic sales, has gathered steam in the past one year, with even...

Nadda slams Telangana govt for poor COVID management

Hyderabad, Aug 10 | BJP President J.P. Nadda on Monday slammed the Telangana government for its poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption...

Escaped Covid positive woman in B’luru traced, quarantined

Bengaluru, Aug 10 | An escaped 43-year-old Covid positive woman under treatment at a city hospital has been traced and put in home quarantine,...

Covid suppresses retail insurance, group biz on rise

New Delhi, Aug 10 | The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a big shift in the insurance preference for customers. While the pandemic has...

TN custodial death accused SSI dies of Covid

Chennai, Aug 10 | A Special Sub-Inspector of Police Pauldurai, an accused in the brutal custodial death of a father and son in Tamil...

Russia plans to register 1st Covid vax this week

Moscow, Aug 10 | Russia is reportedly going ahead with its plan to register the world's first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts...

38 fresh cases in Agra as B.Ed examinees flout Covid norms

Agra, Aug 10 | As India's Covid tally breached the 22-lakh mark on Monday, Agra reported a surge of 38 new cases in the...

AP reports 10,820 fresh Covid cases; tally at 2,27,860

Amaravati, Aug 10 | Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 10,820 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 2,27,860, while 98 fatalities pushed the death...

Covid hits 3,800 central security personnel in northeast

Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 10 | As coronavirus spreads across the northeast, nearly 3,800 central security force personnel have so far infected by the disease in...

Maha sees new high of 390 Covid deaths, million in quarantine

Mumbai, Aug 9 | Maharashtra notched a staggering new high of 390 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday - a day after crossing the half-million case...

Active Covid cases in K’taka breach 80K mark, tally 1.78 lakh

Bengaluru, Aug 9 | Active coronavirus cases in Karnataka breached the 80,000 mark on Sunday with 5,985 new infections, a health officials said on...

507 new cases take J&K’s Covid tally near 25K-mark

Srinagar, Aug 9 | Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 507 new Covid cases, taking the Union Territorys tally near the 25,000 mark,...

In new high, India conducts over 7 lakh Covid tests in...

New Delhi, Aug 9 | Though its tally of Covid-19 cases has crossed 21.53 lakh so far, India is continuing with its policy of...

Karnataka Health Minister Sriramulu tests Covid positive

Bengaluru, Aug 9 | Karnataka Health Minister B. Sriramulu on Sunday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus.He is the fourth minister in...

Goa reports 506 fresh Covid cases; Health Min calls for more...

Panaji, Aug 9 | In the wake of increasing number of coronavirus cases in Goa, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that there is...

Punjab Governor tests negative for Covid, aide positive

Chandigarh, Aug 9 | Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore on Sunday tested negative while his Principal Secretary J.M. Balamurugan tested Covid-19 positive and was...

10 dead in Andhra Covid centre fire, govt sets up probe...

Vijayawada, Aug 9 | At least 10 patients were killed and several others injured in a fire at a hotel functioning as a Covid...

Goa gets new Covid hospital amid record positive cases

Panaji, Aug 9 | With the state recording a record jump in the number of Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said...

Every citizen must fight the Covid war: Experts

By Fakir BalajiBengaluru, Aug 9 | With the government easing more restrictions under Unlock3.0 to further revive the economy since August 1, the war...

13 more Covid deaths, 1,734 new cases in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 | As many as 1,734 new coronavirus cases were reported along with 13 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours in...

Covid complications on the crime front

The impact of corona pandemic on the economies of the world is predictably harsh because of the disruption of supply chains, shrinkage of demand...

7 die in Andhra Covid care centre fire

Vijayawada, Aug 9 | In a shocking incident, seven persons were killed in a fire that broke out at a paid Covid Care...

3 dead in fire at hotel turned Covid care centre in...

Vijayawada, Aug 9 | At least three persons were killed on Sunday in a fire that broke out at a hotel turned Covid-19 care...

Gujarat sees 1,101 more Covid cases, Surat stays in lead

Gandhinagar, Aug 9 | Gujarat recorded 1,101 fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday, sending its tally up to 69,986, while 23 more deaths took its...

Meghalaya’s Covid tally crosses 1K-mark, Arunachal’s 2K

Shillong, Aug 8 | As the deadly coronavirus spreads across the country, Meghalaya became the latest state in the northeastern region to see its...

States asked to focus on reducing Covid mortality: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Aug 8 | All states and Union Territories (UTs) have been asked to focus on reducing the Covid-19 mortality rate, the Union...

Maha sees new daily Covid high, tally crosses half mn mark

Mumbai, Aug 8 | With a new high of 12,822 cases, Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally on Saturday shot past the half-million mark, while the...

13 districts with 14% Covid deaths to advance ICU beds, oxygen...

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Aug 8 | The Union Health Ministry on Saturday directed 13 districts including Delhi, which reported 14 per cent...

5,883 new Covid cases push TN’s tally to 290,907

Chennai, Aug 8 | Tamil Nadu recorded 5,883 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the state's tally to 290,907, a health official said.The number...

IMA writes to PM as 196 doctors succumb to Covid in...

by Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Aug 8 | Disturbed by incidences of doctors not receiving proper beds and treatments after getting infected with Covid-19, the...

Abhishek Bachchan tests Covid negative, discharged from hospital

Mumbai, Aug 8 | Abhishek Bachchan has tested negative for Covid-19 and has been discharged from hospital, the actor revealed on his verified...

Covid nos drop in Telanagana capital region, but spike in districts

Hyderabad, Aug 8 | Even as the Telanagana capital region registered a dip in the number of coronavirus cases, the state's single-day tally revealed...

61,537 Covid 19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi, Aug 8 | While a total of 61,537 people tested positive for Covid-19, another 933 lost their lives to the deadly virus...

Bengaluru Zoo safe to visit amid Covid: Official

Bengaluru, Aug 8 | Bengaluru Zoo is safe to visit as its Coronavirus pandemic handling calibre has been evaluated and certified by the state...

Siddaramaiah’s son tests Covid positive

Bengaluru, Aug 8 | Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah's son Yathindra Siddaramaiah tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, health officials said."Yathindra's...

TN reports 5,880 new Covid cases, tally at 285,024

Chennai, Aug 8 | Tamil Nadu reported 5,880 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, pushing the state's tally to 285,024, officials said.A total of 6,488...

Maharashtra sees 10K new Covid cases, toll crosses 17K

Mumbai, Aug 8 | Maharashtra's Covid deaths crossed the 17,000 mark with 300 fatalities on Friday while the state recorded 10,483 more cases, down...

SAD Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Gujral tests COVID positive

New Delhi, Aug 7 | Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Rajya Sabha member Naresh Gujral is the latest to test COVID positive on Friday, a...

6,670 more Covid cases raise K’taka tally to 1.64 lakh

Bengaluru, Aug 7 | Karnataka has registered 6,670 Covid-19 positive cases, raising the state's tally to 1.64 lakh, even as 101 more patients succumbed...

J&K reports 473 new Covid cases, tally at 23,927

Srinagar, Aug 7 | Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) recorded 473 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the tally to 23,927, health officials said.A statement...

Serum Institute to price Covid vaccine at less than Rs 250/dose

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Aug 7 | The Serum Institute of India would introduce candidate vaccines from AstraZeneca and Novavax for COVID-19 at less...

Aditya Narayan postpones music video shoot with girlfriend due to Covid

Mumbai, Aug 7 | Singer Aditya Narayan has released his new single, Kyun. However, he could not release the music video of the song,...

Business

US stocks end mixed as investors focus on COVID-19 aid

New York, Aug 11 | Wall Street's major averages ended mixed as investors eyed fiscal stimulus in the United States amid the COVID-19 crisis.On...