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Fresh Covid cases in South Block, Army HQ to function with...

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, June 6 | As increasing number of Covid positive cases has surfaced at Ministry of Defence office at South...

Branding through GIs to thrust agri exports: TPCI

New Delhi, June 6 | Covid dented exports can be revived by branding agri-products through geographical indicators, said Trade Promotion Council of India. Accordingly, the...

Bengaluru restaurants gear up for reopening

Bengaluru, June 6 | Iconic city restaurant Vidyarthi Bhavan is preparing to start welcoming customers again by installing transparent partitions on tables.The 77-year-old restaurant's...

Delhi govt to ensure beds for corona patients in pvt hospitals

New Delhi, June 6 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has given a stern warning to private hospitals over coronavirus patients. The state government...

COVID-19 recovery rate in India stands at 48.20%

New Delhi, June 6 | The Health Ministry on Saturday said that the recovery rate from Covid-19 in the country stood at 48.20 per...

With biggest spike of 161 Covid cases, AP tally rises to...

Amaravati, June 6 | A massive 161 cases were reported on Saturday, pointing to a COVID-19 situation that seems to be spiralling out of...

EESL to set-up 2K EV charging stations in FY21

BY ROHIT VAID New Delhi, June 6 | Undeterred by Covid-19 outbreak power PSUs' joint venture EESL plans to ramp up installation of electric vehicle...

Pandemic after-effect: Sam Mendes calls out Netflix, Amazon for making millions

Los Angeles, June 6 | Director Sam Mendes, known for "Skyfall" and "1917", says theatre and live entertainment are facing "grave danger" amid the...

ED hit by Covid-19 pandemic, office sealed for 2 days

New Delhi, June 6 | Two days after a portion of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was sealed on Thursday, five fresh cases of novel...

‘US playing into China’s hands by exiting international orgs’

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, June 6 | While the world is still battling with the coronavirus pandemic which originated in Wuhan, China is...

IBM India helping Covid-hit clients with financial stimulus package

New Delhi, June 6 | The Covid-19 lockdown has made it very challenging for businesses in India. Now, IBM India is on the...

Decoding of crashed PIA plane’s black box completed

Karachi, June 6 | French investigators probing the May 22 Pakistan Intern­ational Airlines (PIA) plane crash have anno­unced that downloading and decoding of the...

Pak SC bans entry of people ignoring SOPs

Islamabad, June 6 | The Pakistan Supreme Court has banned entry of people ignoring the government's standard operating procedures (SOPs) including not wearing face...

Imran rejects option of imposing another lockdown

Islamabad, June 6 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has rejected an option of imposing another lockdown in the country which has so far...

CPI-M in Kerala turns trendy, goes digital

Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 | After opposing computers and digitization of the party tooth and nail for years, the CPI-M in Kerala on Saturday decided...

Odisha reports highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases

Bhubaneswar, June 6 | As many as 173 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the total...

Ex-India footballer Hamza Koya dies due to Covid

Kozhikode (Kerala) June 6 | Former footballer who represented India and Maharashtra in the Santhosh Trophy, Hamza Koya succumbed in a Mallapuram hospital on...

India’s COVID-19 cases rise to 2.36 lakh, surpass Italy

New Delhi, June 6 | With the biggest-ever jump of 9,887 new cases and 294 deaths in the past 24 hours, the COVID-19 tally...

With 15 new cases, Agra tally soars to 945

Agra, June 6 | Agra recorded 48th death from Covid-19, while the total number of cases soared to a new high of 945.However, district...

Rajasthan becomes 5th state to cross 10K Covid cases

Jaipur, June 6 | The number of COVID-19 patients in Rajasthan crossed the 10,000-mark with 218 deaths reported till Friday night, said Additional Chief...

NY reports lowest COVID-19 deaths since pandemic began

New York, June 6 | With 42 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, New York recorded the lowest number of daily deaths since the pandemic...

COVID-19 likely to leave 3mn Pakistanis jobless

Islamabad, June 6 | An estimated 3 million people associated with industrial and services sectors of Pakistan are expected to lose their jobs, and...

Bolsonaro threatens to withdraw Brazil from WHO

Brasilia, June 6 | Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has threatened to withdraw his country from the World Health Organization (WHO), accusing the body of...

Global COVID-19 cases top 6.7 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, June 6 | The total number of global coronavirus has increased to over 6.7 million, while the death toll has topped 394,000, according...

Chinese mainland reports no new domestically transmitted Corona cases

Beijing, June 6 | Chinese health authority said on Saturday that no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on the mainland on Friday....

UN chief asks entire world to change course on environment

United Nations, June 6 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the entire world to change course on the environment. "We are harming...

Trudeau joins anti-racism demonstration in Ottawa

Ottawa, June 6 | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers have taken a knee in solidarity with the demonstrators who were marching...

UK COVID-19 deaths top 40,000 as another 357 patients die

London, June 6 | Another 357 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Thursday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the...

France’s coronavirus death toll up by 46 to 29,111

Paris, June 6 | France saw its overall toll of the coronavirus epidemic rise to 29,111 on Friday, after it recorded 46 deaths in...

WHO recommends wider use of face masks to curb COVID-19

Geneva, June 6 | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday updated its guidance on the use of masks for control of COVID-19, advising...

4-yr-old recovers, as Noida reports 27 new cases

Noida, June 6 | Noida reported 27 more Covid-19 patients across 16 sectors even as the virus reached the rural areas, including Jewar, according...

Fresh spurt in corona cases in Bhopal and Indore

Bhopal, June 5 | The outcome of Unlock 1.0 has left people in Bhopal worried in just five days. In the first four days...

Karnataka records 515 Covid cases in a day’s span

Bengaluru, June 5 | Karnataka registered a record 515 Covid cases, the highest single day number so far, following 473 domestic returnees from Maharashtra...

Guwahati Central Jail becomes Assam’s new containment zone

Guwahati, June 5 | The Guwahati Central Jail was on Friday declared as containment zone after a jail inmate tested coronavirus positive, an official...

182 more test positive, J&K Covid-19 tally now 3,324

Jammu, June 5 | As many as 182 tested positive for coronavirus on Friday in J&K, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in...

510 new corona cases, Gujarat’s active cases 4,918

Gandhinagar, June 5 | Gujarat registered a record 510 new coronavirus cases in a day on Friday, taking its total tally past 19K to...

Corona positive woman enters Goa without test, probe ordered (Ld)

Panaji, June 5 | Following opposition pressure, the Goa government on Friday initiated a probe into how an elderly woman related to a politician...

Tell people about plan to tackle corona, Rahul asks govt

New Delhi, June 5 | Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday again questioned the government on coronavirus crisis and demanded it should tell people...

153 new COVID-19 cases in Gurugram

Gurugram, June 5 | The rapid increase of coronavirus cases in Gurugram continued on Friday with 153 fresh positive cases emerging in the district.On...

Maha records new high of 139 Covid-19 deaths, Mumbai toll crosses...

Mumbai, June 5 | Maharashtra recorded a staggering new high of 139 Covid-19 deaths on Friday, while Mumbai's total fatalities crossed the 1,500 mark,...

Hemant Sharma relieved of COVID-19 panel work in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 5 | Odisha Industries Secretary Hemant Sharma has been relieved of the duty of supervision of procurement of all essential pharmaceutical goods...

66 containment zones in Gurugram, 3 added on Friday

Gurugram, June 5 | The Gurugram district administration added 3 more containment zones on Friday as the district now has 66 such zones including...

Delhi Assembly: Speaker’s secy, 3 staffers test Covid-19 positive

New Delhi, June 5 | The Secretary of Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel and three more staffers from the Assembly have tested positive...

Goa active corona cases climb up to 130: CM

Panaji, June 5 | Goa's active coronavirus cases have increased to 130 in the wake of detection of 96 positive cases in South Goa's...

TN Covid count at 28,694, 5 ministers to oversee measures in...

Chennai, June 5 | Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 1,438 cases of fresh coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the state Health Department...

Restaurants, religious places to open with social distancing: Goa CM

Panaji, June 5 | Restaurants in Goa would open after June 8, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday, adding that barring mass...

Priyanka helped over 44,000 migrants return to UP

New Delhi, June 5 | Even before her offer to provide 1,000 buses to Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was rejected, Congress...

Prithviraj Sukumaran finally ‘reunited’ with family

Mumbai, June 5 | Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran, who recently tested negative for COVID-19, has finally reunited with his family.Prithviraj took to Instagram...

Hry BJP leader thrashes market committee staff with slipper (Ld)

Chandigarh, June 5 | TikTok star and Haryana BJP leader Sonali Phogat has landed in a controversy with the surfacing of a video...

Elephants in Rajasthan’s Hathi Gaon pay floral tributes to dead Kerala...

Jaipur, June 5 | It was a poignant scene at Hathi Gaon situated near Amer Fort in Jaipur where elephants and their mahouts were...

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‘Long wait for return of migrant workers to Karnataka’

Bengaluru, June 6 | It has only been a month since migrant workers have been able to go back to their home states in...