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Israel registers new record of daily COVID-19 deaths

Jerusalem, Aug 13 | Israel has reported 17 new single-day COVID-19 deaths, the highest since the pandemic hit the country in February, taking the...

32 fresh Covid cases in Agra

Agra, Aug 13 | With 32 fresh cases the Covid-19 tally in Agra has gone upto 2,209 as the recovery rate in this Uttar...

‘COVID-19 exposes shortcomings in California’s preparedness for health threats’

San Francisco, Aug 13 | The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed shortcomings in California's preparedness for infrequent but catastrophic public health threats, which have caused...

Sao Paulo Governor tests COVID-19 positive

Sao Paulo, Aug 13 | Joao Doria, the Governor of Sao Paulo state which is the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil, has...

7 COVID-19 outbreaks in Louisiana linked to schools, colleges

Washington, Aug 13 | The US state of Louisiana has reported seven COVID-19 outbreaks linked to schools and colleges.Figures from Louisiana Department of Health...

Palestine lifts weekly lockdown, eases COVID-19 restrictions

Ramallah, Aug 13 | Palestinian authorities have lifted the weekly lockdown and eased the tight precautionary measures imposed in the West Bank to prevent...

Argentina’s COVID-19 mortality rate rises among elders

Buenos Aires, Aug 13 | Argentina's mortality rate for COVID-19 patients aged over 60 years rose to 10.5 per cent, the Ministry of Health...

For a large country like India, we hardly have any artistic...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 13 | When internationally renowned artist Jitish Kallat stayed in self-isolation in his studio after a recent...

Global COVID-19 cases tops 20.5mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Aug 13 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 20.5 million, while the deaths have increased to over 747,000, according...

71 Bangladeshis return home from Beirut

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Aug 13 | A C-130J transport aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force -- carrying 71 repatriated Bangladeshi nationals from Lebanon -- returned...

4 policemen among 7 remanded over ex-Army officer killing

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Aug 13 | A Cox's Bazar court of Bangladesh has granted permission to the Rapid Action Battalion, the elite force of...

Bengal files suo-motu case against hospital for negligence

Kolkata, Aug 13 | Day after a 60-year old Covid patient died while waiting in an ambulance outside a private hospital in Kolkata, the...

Record 7,883 Covid cases in K’taka, 2,802 in Bengaluru alone

Bengaluru, Aug 12 | Karnataka on Wednesday registered a record number of 7,883 new Covid cases, out of which Bengaluru alone reported 2,802 cases,...

Magisterial investigation ordered into Bengaluru riots: CM

Bengaluru, Aug 12 | A "thorough" magisterial investigation has been ordered into the riots which broke out in east Bengaluru on Tuesday night, Karnataka...

70% migrants returning to B’desh struggle to find employment: Survey

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Aug 12 | Nearly 70 per cent of surveyed migrants who returned to Bangladesh from abroad between February and June 2020...

Gujarat’s Covid toll crosses 2,700, tally rises to 74,390

Gandhinagar, Aug 12 | Gujarat's Covid toll rose to 2,715 with 18 fresh deaths on Wednesday, while the state's tally now stands at 74,390...

Maha Covid deaths, cases zoom up again, but recoveries rise too

Mumbai, Aug 12 | After a brief lull, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and cases soared again into thee higher ranges with the Mumbai region seeing...

Bengal govt withdraws state-wide lockdown on Aug 28

Kolkata, Aug 12 | The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Wednesday withdrew the complete lockdown on August 28 and imposed a curfew on...

Kerala to use call records to trace contacts of Covid patients

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 | In a move to help health authorities ensure that the spread of Covid is kept under control, the Kerala...

US strikes $1.5bn deal for 100mn doses of Moderna Covid vax

New York, Aug 12 | The US government has entered into a $1.5 billion deal with biotechnology company Moderna for the manufacturing and delivery...

Road transport ministry allows sale of EVs without pre-fitted batteries

New Delhi, Aug 12 | The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has allowed registration of electric vehicles without pre-fitted batteries. For...

IMA doctors to help Kolkata Police in Covid rescue drives

Kolkata, Aug 12 | The Indian Medical Association (IMA), a voluntary body of doctors in India, on Wednesday decided to appoint at least 2-4...

Covid dampens Janmashthami spirit at Krishna Janmabhoomi

Mathura/Vrindavan, Aug 12 | Never before has the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi worn such a forlorn look on Janmashthami. Without devotees this time due to...

After 3 months, I-T Dept to send communication to assessees facing...

New Delhi, Aug 12 | After a gap of three months, the Income Tax (I-T) Department will once again start sending communications to assessees...

Defence chief negates CAG report on shortage and use of sub-standard...

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 12 | As India rushes to procure winter clothing for thousands of troops positioned along the disputed India...

5,871 fresh cases push TN’s Covid tally to 314,620

Chennai, Aug 12 | The COVID-19 caseload of Tamil Nadu rose to 314,620 on Wednesday as 5,871 more people tested positive for the infection,...

Dalai Lama saddened by Bihar floods, writes to Nitish

Dharamsala, Aug 12 | Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has written to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressing sadness at the loss of...

Why is Bollywood quiet on Sushant? TV star Shilpa Raizada asks

Mumbai, Aug 12 | Ever since actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his home in Mumbai on June 14, the media,...

600-km highway to connect J&K tourist spots

By Ahmed Ali FayyazNew Delhi, Aug 12 | With the help of the Centre, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh UT administration are...

Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

New Delhi, Aug 12 | The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country's recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due...

‘Post-mortem would have ended speculation on Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death (Book...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Aug 12 | Lal Bahadur Shastri was "killed twice. First, in Tashkent and then, by us when we deleted...

SC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL for ban on disinfectant tunnels

New Delhi, Aug 12 | The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to respond to a plea that sought immediate ban on the production,...

Former cook says Sushant could not have been depressed

By Jayant K. SinghNew Delhi, Aug 12 | People closely associated with deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput continue to come out with new revelations,...

Amid spike, Goa’s 2nd Covid hospital becomes operational

Panaji, Aug 12 | Amid a sustained spike in the coronavirus cases, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the state's second...

‘Maha & TN with 31% active cases can hit Covid peak...

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Aug 12 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said 10 states in India account for 81 per cent of total...

ED seizes mobiles, electronic gadgets of Rhea, kin

By Anand SinghMumbai, Aug 12 | The Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the money laundering case in connection with late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput,...

Majeed Memon: Sushant was not as famous during his lifetime as...

Mumbai, Aug 12 | Nationalist Congress Party leader and senior criminal lawyer Majeed Memon has called out the media clamour around the death of...

Sushant fans troll Sadak 2 trailer, with apologies to Sanjay Dutt

Mumbai, Aug 12 | The trailer of the upcoming Mahesh Bhatt directorial, Sadak 2, was released on Wednesday morning and within a...

Sushant’s brother sends legal notice to Raut, seeks apology

Patna, Aug 12 | Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's BJP MLA brother Niraj Kumar Babloo has sent a legal notice to Shiv Sena...

Lawyer Ujjwal Nikam invokes jurisdiction issue in SSR case

Mumbai, Aug 12 | Renowned criminal lawyer Ujjwal Nikam on Wednesday slammed the Bihar Police in the Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput case, saying...

2 light combat choppers made by HAL deployed in Ladakh

New Delhi, Aug 12 | Amid border tension with China in Eastern Ladakh, two Light Combat Helicopters developed by Hindustan Aeronautics...

Low key Janmashtami celebrations in Agra as corona cases surge

Agra, Aug 12 | Gloom and despair greeted Krishna Janmashtami festival in the entire Braj Mandal battling with Covid-19.Temples in Vrindavan and Mathura were...

Pak awarding illegal gold, uranium mining contracts to China in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Deepak SharmaNew Delhi, Aug 12 | Pakistan, in violation of international laws and defiance of its own Constitution, has given a free hand...

Life span of Ram temple will 1,000 years: Champat Rai

Ayodhya, Aug 12 | The Ram temple in Ayodhya is being designed to last at least 1,000 years and also withstand earthquakes of high...

60,963 new corona cases take India tally across 23L

New Delhi, Aug 12 | India's novel Coronavirus tally crossed the 23-lakh mark on Wednesday with detection of 60,963 new cases in the last...

Lucknow records highest spike of 831 Covid cases in a day

Lucknow, Aug 12 | Lucknow has recorded an all-time high of 831 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, as it crossed the 14,000 mark....

UPSRTC to sell reusable masks to passengers

Lucknow, Aug 12 | The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), in view of the increasing number of Coronavirus cases, has initiated...

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NITI Aayog selects Oracle Cloud to transform Aspirational Districts

New Delhi, Aug 13 | Niti Aayog on Thursday announced it has selected Oracle to help it modernise vital IT infrastructure in 112 most...