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Sonia thanks people for adhering to lockdown despite problems

New Delhi, April 14 | On the last day of the lockdown, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi thanked people for adhering to the lockdown...

IMF executive board approves immediate debt relief for 25 countries

Washington, April 14 | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has approved immediate debt service relief for 25 member countries as part of...

189 UN staffers infected with COVID-19

United Nations, April 14 | A United Nations spokesman said that as of Sunday evening, there were 189 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the...

No evidence suggests BCG vaccine can protect against COVID-19: WHO

Geneva, April 14 | There is no evidence that the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine, which is primarily used against tuberculosis, protects people against infection...

Trump runs de facto campaign ad in virus briefing

Washington, April 14 | US President Donald Trump and the White House coronavirus taskforce addressed the media briefing over coronavirus pandemic spread in the...

Iran sees continued slowdown in COVID-19 epidemic

Cairo, April 14 | The number of Iran's new coronavirus cases has been slowing down over the past days, while the confirmed cases in...

With 16 new cases in a day Noida tally goes up

Gautam Buddha Nagar, April 14 | Despite strict containment measures, Noida witnessed a surge in the number of coronavirus cases with 16 new cases.A...

COVID-19 death toll reaches 11,329 in UK, 88,621 cases confirmed

London, April 14 | The death toll of those hospitalized in Britain who tested positive for the novel coronavirus reached 11,329 as of Sunday...

New York statewide COVID-19 deaths surpass 10,000

New York, April 14 | Governor of the US state of New York Andrew Cuomo said statewide deaths from COVID-19 rose to 10,056, adding...

France’s coronavirus lockdown extended till May 11: Macron

Paris, April 14 | French President Emmanuel Macron said that the country's coronavirus lockdown will be extended till May 11."The confinement... the strictest... will...

Doctor becomes first Covid-19 case in Meghalaya

Shillong/Guwahati, April 14 | A senior doctor in Shillong tested positive for novel coronavirus on Monday night, the first Covid-19 case in Meghalaya.Meghalaya Chief...

Italy’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 20,000

Rome, April 14 | The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 20,465 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so...

Over 9K apply for financial aid to public vehicle drivers (Ld)

New Delhi, April 14 | Soon after the registration for Rs 5,000 assistance to public vehicle drivers stated on Monday, heavy traffic was witnessed...

Coronavirus 10 times deadlier than Swine Flu: WHO

New York, April 14 | In first such bold admission, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said that the SARS-CoV2 -- the new...

MP coronavirus death toll touches 50

Bhopal, April 14 | With 43 persons testing positive on Monday, the number of coronavirus cases in Madhya Pradesh climbed to 615 as the...

Advisory issued for safety of senior citizens against COVID-19

New Delhi, April 14 | The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued an advisory to the states for protection of 16 crore...

Karnataka reports two Covid-19 deaths

Bengaluru, April 14 | Karnataka reported two Covid-19 deaths on Monday, an official said here. "A 65-year-old male patient from Bengaluru was admitted to...

Advisory for protection of 16 crore senior citizens against COVID-19

New Delhi, April 14 | The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued an advisory to the states for protection of 16 crore...

COVID-19: Hyd’bad students turn lifesavers for campus strays, wildlife

Hyderabad, April 14 | Amid the coronavirus pandemic, where empty campuses have resulted in stray dogs going hungry, a group of animal-lover students at...

Ahead of PM’s speech, AP CM shoots off letter favouring selective...

Amaravati, April 13 | As the nation awaits to hear the Prime Minister's next moves in his address to the nation on Tuesday morning,...

Vijayan ducks questions on data transfer controversy

Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 | Stung by the onslaught of the Congress-led opposition over the handing over of data of Covid-19 suspects to US-based PR...

COVID in Delhi: Record jump in cases, 356 new patient reported...

New Delhi, April 13 | With 356 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total coronavirus cases in the national capital crossed...

15 fresh COVID-19 cases in Bengal

Kolkata, April 13 | With 15 fresh cases, the number of current COVID-19 patients in West Bengal was 110, the state health department said...

Stay where you are: SC urges Indians stranded abroad

New Delhi, April 13 | The Supreme Court on Monday directed that Indians stranded in other parts of the world should "stay where they...

Number of Covid-19 tests in Bengal too low: NICED director

Kolkata, April 13 | There is no shortage of coronavirus testing kits in West Bengal, but the number of tests are too low compared...

Gujarat reports 66 new cases, tally mounts to 572

Gandhinagar, April 13 | : With intensified surveillance and testing for coronavirus in the 28 hotspots in Gujarat's five major cities, 66 more positive...

CRPF adopts poster making challenge for students in COVID-19 fight

New Delhi, April 13 | In fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has adopted a national level poster making...

AP tally touches 439, new cases continue to surface in Guntur

Amaravati, April 13 | Andhra Pradesh reported seven new Covid-19 cases on Monday evening, raising the states tally to 439.The information is based on...

Arunachal, Mizoram extend lockdown till April 30

Aizawl/Itanagar, April 13 | Ahead of the Prime Minister's address to the nation on Tuesday, two northeastern states - Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh --...

CCMB to validate COVID-19 testing

Hyderabad, April 13 | CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad was Monday identified by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to be...

Lifeline Udan: Over 377 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 13 | The Centre on Monday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, over 218 flights have transported around 377.50 tonnes...

IAS officer joins battle against Covid within a month after delivery

Visakhapatnam, April 13 | Less than a month after giving birth to a child, an Indian Administrative Service Officer (IAS) in Andhra Pradesh returned...

SC orders release of those in Assam detention centres for 2...

New Delhi, April 13 | Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the release of detainees declared foreigners...

Four new containment zones set up in Delhi, total now 47

New Delhi, April 13 | With four new containment zones announced on Monday, the total tally of Covid-19 'red zones', or containment zones, in...

TN, Puducherry extend lockdown till April 30 (Ld)

Chennai, April 13 | Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry on Monday extended the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic till April 30.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister...

Different timings for fruit, vegetable mandis in Delhi

New Delhi, April 13 | The Delhi government on Monday announced different time slots in mandis for fruit and vegetables and also directed for...

‘Torch’ to disinfect foods, articles developed by Maha prof

Kolhapur (Maharashtra), April 13 | A professor of physics from theShivaji University Kolhapur (SUK) has developed a portable ultraviolet torch which can...

112 health workers in Delhi hospital test negative for COVID-19

New Delhi, April 13 | Two weeks after its health care workers came in contact with COVID-19 positive patient, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital conducted...

NDMC disinfects Kali Bari Marg area

New Delhi, April 13 | After a person was found COVID-19 positive in Kali Bari Marg of Lutyen's Delhi, the New Delhi Municipal Council...

Row over Telangana hospital’s refusal to treat Muslim

Hyderabad, April 13 | In a case of discrimination on religious grounds, a private hospital in Telangana's Karimnagar town allegedly refused to treat Muslim...

Many migrant workers in Telangana still waiting for help

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, April 13 | The extension of lockdown by another two weeks has added to the woes of migrant workers...

Delhi starts disinfection drive with new machines

New Delhi, April 13 | To control the spread of coronavirus, the Delhi government, here on Monday, launched a disinfection drive in the Rajinder...

Most Covid-19 patients in Assam fine, to be discharged soon

Guwahati, April 13 | Most of the 30 Covid-19 patients in Assam are recovering and their discharge from hospitals is expected to start on...

3 staffers at Max hospital test positive for COVID-19

New Delhi, April 13 | At least three staffers of a Delhi Hospital have tested positive for novel Coronavirus, a hospital communication official told...

PM Modi to address nation on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

New Delhi, April 13 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. He is likely to announce...

COVID-19: ICMR invites institutions to study plasma therapy

New Delhi, April 13 | The Indian Council of Medical research has sought letters of intent from institutions with necessary equipment and infrastructure to...

COVID-19: AP tally is 432, Guntur tops with 90 cases

Amaravati, April 13 | COVID-19 cases continued to climb in Andhra Pradesh, with 12 new persons testing positive on Monday morning. As per the...

Karnataka hospital celebrates recovery of 4 corona patients

Bengaluru, April 13 | Karnataka's Chikkaballapura government hospital staff celebrated the recovery of four Covid-19 patients with bouquets and applause, Medical Education Minister K....

With 22 new cases, Gujarat corona tally goes up to 538

Gandhinagar, April 13 | With Ahmedabad nearing the 300 mark for Coronavirus positive cases, Gujarat on Monday registered 22 new cases and two deaths,...

Those buying paracetamol will now be tracked

Kanpur, April 13 | The Kanpur administration has hit upon a new idea to trace Coronavirus suspects. The administration has directed all medical stores...

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Deadline for filing GST returns extended till March 31

New Delhi, Feb 28 | Centre has extended the deadline for filing annual GST returns for the financial year 2019-20 till March 31.Earlier the...