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COVID-19 Cases In India Cross 65-Lakh Mark

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload went past 65 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 55 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 84.13 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 65,49,373 with 75,829 people testing positive for the […]

India's Daily Covid Spike Lowest Since August

New Delhi: India on Tuesday reported 61,267 fresh infections of the novel Coronavirus, taking the case tally to 66,85,082, health officials said. This is the lowest daily spike since August. Though the cases are increasing, the recovery rate is 84.34 per cent in India which is less that Chile that has over 92 per cent […]

COVID-19: 72,049 New Cases Take India's Corona Tally To 67,57,131

New Delhi: With a fresh spike of 72,049 coronavirus cases and 986 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally on Wednesday went past the 67-lakh-mark with a total of 67,57,131 cases. Out of these, 9,07,883 are currently active; 57,44,693 have been discharged, while 1,04,555 have lost the battle against the pandemic. The recovery rate stands at […]

India's Coronavirus Fight People Driven, Gets Great Strength From COVID Warriors: PM Modi

New Delhi: India’s coronavirus fight is people driven and gets great strength from its COVID warriors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday as he urged people to follow COVID appropriate behaviour. He made the appeal to people to follow social distancing norms and expressed confidence that the fight against the pandemic will be won. […]

Serum Institute Of India, Merck, IAVI Team Up To Develop Monoclonal Antibodies For Covid
COVID-19: Active Cases In India Fall Below 9 Lakh After One Month

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally of cases went past 69 lakh with 70,496 infections being reported in a day, while active cases of infection fell below 9 lakh after a month comprising 12.94 per cent of the total caseload, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to […]

Novel Coronavirus Can Survive On Skin For 9 Hours: Study

New Delhi: The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, may linger on human skin for nine hours, much longer than the flu viruses can, according to a study. The influenza A virus (IAV), in contrast, remained viable on human skin for nearly two hours, said the researchers including those from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in […]

India's Human Space Flight May Face Slight Delay: ISRO Chief K. Sivan

Chennai: India’s human space flight mission Gaganyaan will be “slightly delayed” owing to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic even as ISRO resumes rocket launch activities from the first week of November, space agency chief K. Sivan said on Monday. Answering a query at the plenary session of the International Astronautical Congress 2020, the Indian […]

COVID-19: WHO Lauds India's Aarogya Setu App

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app during COVID-19 virtual media briefing at Geneva on Tuesday. WHO chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the app helped city public health departments identify clusters and expand testing in the second worst affected country. “The Aarogya Setu app from India has been […]

India’s COVID-19 Caseload Races Past 73 Lakh With Over 63K New Cases

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 64 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.56 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,12,161 […]

India Ranks 94 Out Of 107 Nations In Global Hunger Index

New Delhi: India ranked 94 among 107 nations in the Global Hunger Index 2020 and was in the ‘serious’ hunger category with experts blaming poor implementation processes, lack of effective monitoring, siloed approach in tackling malnutrition and poor performance by large states behind the low ranking. Last year, India’s rank was 102 out of 117 […]

India's Gold Imports Halve To $6.8B In Apr-Sep FY21

New Delhi: Gold imports by India declined 57.12 per cent in the first half of the current financial year (2020-21) to $6.77 billion as demand has been largely hit by the pandemic. During April-September FY20, the value of gold imports stood at $15.80 billion. As per the Commerce Ministry data, import of the yellow metal […]

India Successfully Test Fires Brahmos Missile Form Navy Ship

New Delhi: A naval version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from an indigenously built stealth destroyer of the Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea on Sunday, officials said. The missile was fired from INS Chennai, a stealth destroyer, and it hit the target with pin-point accuracy after performing “extremely complex” manoeuvres, […]

COVID-19 Caseload In India Crosses 75-Lakh Mark

New Delhi: The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 60,000 for the second time this month, while the number of new fatalities registered across the country dipped below 600 almost after three months, the Union Health Ministry data stated on Monday. The total cases mounted to 75,50,273 with 55,722 infections […]

India, Taiwan Exchange Knowledge On Promotion, Preservation Of Mountain Railways
India, Taiwan Exchange Knowledge On Promotion, Preservation Of Mountain Railways

New Delhi: India and Taiwan, both endowed with impressive heritage mountain railways, have exchanged knowledge and experience in preserving and maintaining their tangible and intangible rail inventory amid increasing natural disasters due to climate change, officials said on Monday. While Indian Railways, with its UNESCO World Heritage railway routes, remains a model for technical caretaking […]

  • Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
  • India
Decline In New Covid Cases Continues As India's Tally Nears 76L

New Delhi: The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 nearly after three months, taking India’s COVID-19 caseload to 75,97,063, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. A total of 46,790 fresh infections were reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,15,197 with 587 […]

US Election Outcome Won't Affect Ties With India: Senior Official

New York: A high-ranking US official said that he is optimistic that any possible outcome of the November 3 presidential election won’t affect the deepening ties with India because “this relationship is much bigger than any one political party”. “What leaves me optimistic is the longer-term perspective I have on the US-India relationship,” US Deputy […]

  • Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
  • India
Chinese Soldier Who Strayed Across LAC In Ladakh's Demchok Sector Released

New Delhi/Beijing: The Chinese soldier, who was apprehended by the Indian Army in the Demchok sector of Eastern Ladakh on Monday, has been handed over to China, official sources said on Wednesday. Corporal Wang Ya Long was handed over to the Chinese military on Tuesday night at Chushul-Moldo border point in eastern Ladakh, the sources […]

Donald Trump Accuses China, India And Russia Of Not Taking Care Of Their 'Filthy Air'

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday accused China, India and Russia of not taking care of their filthy air as he justified America’s withdrawal from the landmark Paris climate agreement. “Look at China, how filthy it is. Look at Russia. Look at India. The air is filthy,” Trump said during the final presidential debate […]

  • Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
  • China
Apple iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pre-Orders Now Live In India

New Delhi: Apple India Store Online on Friday started accepting pre-orders for the newly-launched iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro with some exciting trade-in offers. The iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro are the first devices in the 2020 line-up to go on pre-orders in India and will be available from October 30. Those […]

  • Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
  • Apple
Deeply Value Friendship With India: Joe Biden

Washington: Slamming President Donald Trump for his comment on India’s air pollution, former vice president and Democratic Party’s presidential nominee Joe Biden on Saturday said he and his running mate Kamala Harris deeply value America’s partnership with India. President Trump called India ‘filthy’. It’s not how you talk about friends and it’s not how you […]

  • Saturday, 10 Apr 2021
  • India