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Gwadar port to boost Pakistan-Afghanistan trade: Envoy

Islamabad, May 30 | Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Atif Mashal said Islamabad's decision to allow Afghan traders to import goods via the Gwadar port...

39th Covid death in Agra, 5 new cases take tally to...

Agra, May 30 | With one more death the number of victims succumbing to the Covid-19 in Agra has gone up to 39, health...

Haryana Tourism Corp provides facilities to Covid warriors

Chandigarh, May 30 | Haryana Tourism Corp is providing board and lodging in their tourist complexes free of cost to the frontline doctors and...

Pakistan resumes int’l flight operations

Islamabad, May 30 | Pakistan has resumed its international flight operations after the government eased some of the restrictions imposed to curb the spread...

Global COVID-19 cases nearly 6 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, May 30 | The total number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 6 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more...

We are terminating relationship with WHO: Trump

Washington, May 30 | While addressing the breifing in the White House Rose Garden, US President Donald Trump said the US will be terminating...

K’taka to test high risk COVID state passengers at Rs 650

Bengaluru, May 30 | Karnataka government has made arrangements for passengers coming from high risk states to undergo COVID test at private laboratories for...

Telangana sees biggest spike with 169 new cases

Hyderabad, May 29 | In the biggest ever single day spike in Covid-19 cases in Telangana, 169 people tested positive while four more died...

India in proposed UK alliance to curb telecom reliance on China

London, May 29 | The UK has pitched for the 'D10', a grouping of 10 democratic countries comprising the G7 and India, among others,...

Vande Bharat: Air India announces more flights to evacuate Indians

New Delhi, May 29 | Air India on Friday announced additional flights between June 4 and 6 to bring back Indians stranded abroad amid...

Domestic returnees add to Karnataka corona woes (Ld)

Bengaluru, May 29 | A record 248 new coronavirus cases were reported in Karnataka in 24 hours till Friday evening, of which 84 per...

8 NE states have 1,057 active corona cases

Guwahati/Agartala/Itanagar, May 29 | The eight northeastern states have till date reported 1,384 coronavirus cases, including 1,057 active cases. Assam alone has 1,024 corona...

10 Delhi hotels to offer paid stay to home quarantine-eligible

New Delhi, May 29 | The Delhi government on Friday allowed 10 hotels, including two premium hotels, in the city to offer paid stay...

New high toll takes Maha Covid-19 deaths above 2K, record 8,381...

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, May 29 | Maharashtra on Friday notched a new high of 116 Covid-19 fatalities - up by 31 over Thursday -...

Two more COVID-dedicated hospitals in Delhi

New Delhi, May 29 | The Delhi government on Friday declared Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital and Satyavadi Raja Harish Chander Hospital as designated...

COVID-19: Delhi’s total tally crosses 17k-mark, death toll 398

New Delhi, May 29 | The count of novel coronavirus cases in Delhi witnessed a record jump of 1,106 in a day, taking its...

Soon after DD cameraperson’s death, channel shifts operation base

New Delhi, May 29 | Soon after the national broadcaster lost one of its senior camerapersons, Doordarshan in an internal communique has said that...

Five Delhi luxury hotels made extended Covid hospitals

New Delhi, May 29 | To ensure sufficient beds to deal with the increasing coronavirus cases, the Delhi government on Friday directed that five...

Siddharth Roy Kapur on film industry’s plans to restart post pandemic

Mumbai, May 29 | Bollywood producer Siddharth Roy Kapur says it is important to take baby steps while restarting the entertainment industry once the...

Ensure no barriers faced by pregnant women: Delhi directs DMs

New Delhi, May 29 | The Delhi government on Friday directed the district administrations here to ensure that pregnant women and their families residing...

Containment zones in Delhi jump to 102

New Delhi, May 29 | The total number of containment zones in the national capital jumped to 102 on Friday with the highest 21...

Gujarat’s total corona cases climb to 15,944; death toll 980

Gandhinagar, May 29 | With 372 new coronavirus cases reported on Friday, Gujarat's total such cases neared the 16K-mark at 15,944. With 20 more...

Covid cash aid to K’taka taxi drivers in 2-3 days: Official

Bengaluru, May 29 | The Karnataka government's Covid-19 relief aid of Rs 5,000 each to taxi and autorickshaw drivers will be disbursed in 2-3...

Staggering 115 fresh COVID-19 cases in Gurugram

Gurugram, May 29 | Coronavirus continued to seriously afflict Gurugram with 115 fresh cases appearing across the city on Friday, the highest number in...

4.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, May 29 | An earthquake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale, jolted the national capital and its surrounding regions on Friday evening. According...

TN corona count cross 20,000, death toll rises 154

Chennai, May 29 | As many as 874 persons tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, while nine Covid-19...

Brands ask malls to reduce rent till business gets back to...

New Delhi, May 29 | Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading...

Some train passengers died, gathering details: Rail Board Chairman

New Delhi, May 29 | Facing public anger over the death of a few passengers travelling in Shramik Special trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K....

GTB Hospital to have 500 Covid beds from June 2

New Delhi, May 29 | The Delhi government on Friday directed the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital here to convert 500 beds by June 2...

128 more test positive, J&K Covid-19 tally now 2,164

Jammu, May 29 | As many as 128 people more tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu & Kashmir on Friday, taking to 2,164 the...

No community spread of Covid in Kerala, says Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 | Citing statistics, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that even though cases in Kerala are increasing, there is no...

Ladakh standoff will be resolved bilaterally: India tells US

New Delhi, May 29 | Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Mark T Esper on Friday discussed the emerging security...

Andhra reports 33 new corona cases, active cases 777

Amaravati, May 29 | For the first time in almost 2 weeks, Andhra Pradesh reported a significant dip in daily tally of new coronavirus...

Over 50% Covid patients in Delhi recovered: Sisodia

New Delhi, May 29 | More than 50 per cent of Covid-19 patients in Delhi have recovered and a huge portion of virus...

Massive jams as Haryana-Delhi borders sealed

Chandigarh, May 29 | Massive traffic jams were witnessed on the borders of Haryana and the national capital on Friday as the former restricted...

Now, Punjab imposes stiff fines for Covid violations

Chandigarh, May 29 | To further strengthen the management and control of COVID-19, the Punjab government on Friday increased the penalties for violation of...

Amid Covid-19 rise, Delhi HC suspends functioning till June 14

New Delhi, May 29 | The Delhi High Court has extended the suspension of its functioning, along with that of its subordinate courts, till...

Lockdown extension likely for two more weeks, Shah meets PM on...

New Delhi, May 29 | The nationwide lockdown - the fourth phase of which ends on May 31 - is likely to be extended...

Healthcare facilities in India see 80% fall in revenue: Survey

New Delhi, May 29 | The Covid-19 pandemic has left the Indian private healthcare sector in acute financial distress, a new survey said on...

Prithviraj Sukumaran’s 7-day institutional quarantine ends

Mumbai, May 29 | Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran's seven days of institutional quarantine ends and he will now be on seven days of home...

4 test Covid-19 positive in Delhi’s Raj Niwas

New Delhi, May 29 | At least four staffers at the office of Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal have tested positive for coronavirus, an...

Lockdown 5.0: In ‘exit plan,’ positive sign for Metro, malls, restaurants

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, May 29 | Three days ahead of completing 68-day countrywide lockdown, the Centre is learnt to have come up...

No respite from domestic returnees in K’taka COVID scenario

Bengaluru, May 29 | There is no respite from domestic returnees with respect to COVID-19 in Karnataka. As many as 92 per cent of...

Russia records 30% rise in daily COVID-19 deaths

Moscow, May 29 | Russias coronavirus death toll rose by 232 to 4,374 in the past 24 hours, a 30 per cent increase, the...

Banarasi Langda on way to Dubai from Varanasi

Varanasi May 29 | The first consignment of 'Banarasi Langda', a variety of mango, has left for Dubai from Varanasi. It will reach Dubai...

Cash handout to poor, workers if situation evolves: FinMin sources

New Delhi, May 29 | The government may consider direct cash transfers to the poor and migrant labourers if the current crisis deepens and...

Is Thar, the new home of Indian leopard

By Archana SharmaJaipur, May 29 | Leopards are now looking for new habitats, places where they were never seen before, this search for...

Extended crematorium hours: Govt on steps taken to dispose COVID-19 bodies

New Delhi, May 29 | A day after the Delhi High Court expressed anguish over the backlog in disposing COVID-19 bodies that has come...

Twitter flags latest Trump tweet for glorifying violence

San Francisco, May 29 | Twitter on Friday sounded an all-out war against US President Donald Trump by flagging a fresh tweet from him...

People with intellectual disabilities at high Covid-19 death risk

New York, May 29 | In first-of-its-kind study, researchers have claimed that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are more likely to die...

Business

Microsoft cuts editorial staff, to replace them with AI: Report

Seattle, May 30 | Microsoft is reportedly laying off at least 50 news production workers and replacing them with artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms to...