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Google launches new global Covid-19 map for journalists

San Francisco, Aug 11 | Google in collaboration with Stanford University has launched a global Covid-19 map that makes it possible for journalists to...

Number of recoveries exceeds new cases in K’taka

Bengaluru, Aug 11 | The number of recovered Covid-19 patients exceeded the tally of new cases in Karnataka for the first time on Monday,...

Yediyurappa to self-quarantine after discharging from hospital (Lead)

Bengaluru, Aug 11 | Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa was on Monday discharged from the hospital after undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and will...

Pranab Mukherjee on ventilator support after brain surgery

New Delhi, Aug 11 | Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday underwent brain surgery to remove a clot at the Army Research & Referral...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee tests corona positive (Ld)

New Delhi, Aug 10 | Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his contacts to...

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...

64 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland

Beijing, Aug 10 | The National Health Commission on Monday said 64 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland...

Israel’s Covid-19 death toll rises to 600

Jerusalem, Aug 10 | The Covid-19 death toll in Israel has reached 600 with seven new deaths, Israeli Ministry of Health has said. ...

UAE reports 225 new COVID-19 cases, 62,525 in total

Dubai, Aug 10 | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday announced 225 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country...

Africa’s Covid-19 cases surpass 1.03mn; toll rises to 22,966

Addis Ababa, Aug 10 | The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Sunday revealed that the number of Covid-19 cases...

US Covid-19 cases surpass 5 million

New York, Aug 10 | The total number of Covid-19 cases in the US surpassed the 5 million mark on Sunday, according to 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-19: 6,202 persons discharged from different hospitals in TN

Chennai, Aug 9 | As many as 6,020 persons were discharged from various hospitals in Tamil Nadu after recovering from Covid-19 on Sunday, while...

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,...

Gujarat’s COVID-19 tally breaches 70K mark; toll climbs to 2,654

Gandhinagar, Aug 9 | Gujarat's COVID-19 tally breached the 70,000 mark on Sunday as 1,078 fresh cases were reported, while 25 more deaths took...

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...

Now ‘boat ambulance’ service to be launched in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Aug 9 | The Maharashtra government has given the green signal for launching a "boat ambulance-cum-mobile medical unit" service between Mumbai and Raigad,...

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...

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...

India conducts record tests with more than 7 lakh samples in...

New Delhi, Aug 9 | A record number of over 7 lakh samples of COVID-19 were tested in the last 24 hours taking the...

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...

India may be moving away from Covid-19 exponential rise: Niti Aayog...

BY SUMIT SAXENANew Delhi, Aug 9 | Currently, India is experiencing the worst phase in its fight against Covid-19 with a total of 64,399...

India records 64K+ cases in 1 day, tally now at 21,53,011

New Delhi, Aug 9 | India, the third-worst COVID-hit country globally, recorded a single-day spike of 64,399 coronavirus cases, pushing its total tally to...

44 PAC Constables test corona positive in UP district

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 9 | Forty-four Constables who attended a passing- out parade on July 30 at the Reserve Police Lines in Pratapgarh...

Covid-19: Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths; 3 mn cases

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 | Brazil has registered over 100,000 deaths and more than 3 million cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the...

Covid-19 deaths in Chile top 10,000

Santiago, Aug 9 | The Chilean Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that 53 more deaths from Covid-19 were registered in the past 24...

Israel reports 1,333 new Covid-19 cases; 82,324 in total

Jerusalem, Aug 9 | Israel's Ministry of Health has reported 1,333 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number to 82,324. ...

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...

AP’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 1,939

Amaravati, Aug 8 | The COVID-19 death toll in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reached 1,939 after 97 more people succumbed to the disease, the...

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...

Karnataka’s COVID-19 death toll breaches 3K mark

Bengaluru, Aug 8 | The death toll due to COVID- 19 in Karnataka crossed the 3,000-mark on Saturday with 93 more fatalities, taking the...

Small places of worship to open in Chennai from Aug 10

Chennai, Aug 8 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday said small places of worship where the annual earnings are less than...

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...

J&K’s Covid-19 tally crosses 24K, toll rises to 459

Srinagar, Aug 8 | Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday recorded 463 new cases of coronavirus, taking the Union Territory's tally above 24,000, while the...

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...

Covid-19 may have longer incubation period than thought

Beijing, Aug 8 | Chinese scientists have come up with a new estimate for the incubation period of Covid-19, which is around 7.76 days,...

16 worst-hit districts asked to ramp up testing, ensure ambulance for...

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Aug 8 | The Union Health Ministry advised 16 districts in four states reporting Covid mortality above the national and...

India reports 61,537 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs (Ld)

New Delhi, Aug 8 | A total of 61,537 new coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours in India, which took the...

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...