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263 Indian evacuees from Rome sent to ITBP camp
263 Indian evacuees from Rome sent to ITBP camp

New Delhi: All the 263 Indians evacuated from Rome in an Air India national passenger carrier on Sunday morning have been shifted to an Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) quarantine centre here. Soon after the evacuees landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from Rome at around 9.15 a.m. and went through a proper medical […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak In India: Reliance Opens Dedicated COVID-19 Hospital

Mumbai: Amid the Coronavirus outbreak in India, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has set up first dedicated COVID-19 hospital with 100-bed capacity in a short span of just two weeks in the country. Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in collaboration with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up the COVID-19 facility at Seven Hills Hospital […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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COVID-19: China To Assist India In Handling Coronavirus Outbreak

Beijing: China applauded India’s aid during Beijing’s battle against Coronavirus on Monday and has confirmed to assist India and share its experience in handling the COVID-19 outbreak and preventing the spread of the deadly virus. India sent about 15 tonnes of medical assistance comprising masks, gloves and other emergency medical equipment to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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School Reopening In July? Vaccinate Teachers On Priority, Says Lancet's India Task Force

New Delhi: Recommending priority vaccination of teachers and school staff, a Covid task force has said that a safe opening for the education sector can be done by July. The…

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
WHO expects India to take aggressive action to combat COVID-19 pandemic
WHO expects India to take aggressive action to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva: Praising India for eradicating two silent killers – Smallpox & Polio, World Health Organization (WHO) has backed India to take aggressive action against the global pandemic coronavirus or COVID-19 that has claimed over 16,000 lives across the globe so far. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Michael J. Ryan, WHO Executive Director said the […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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India's 2nd Covid Wave More Infectious, Lower Fatality

New Delhi: The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India is different from the first one in September 2020 as the rate of increase in new cases is significantly…

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Modi announces 21-day nationwide lockdown from tonight

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the challenge of the Coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation today, announced a 21-day lockdown from 12 AM tonight. “If we are not able to manage the upcoming 21-day lockdown(of nationwide complete lockdown), we will be pushed back 21 years. This lockdown is in a way a […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 death toll in India mounts to 77, total number of cases to 3,374
COVID-19 death toll in India soars to 25, number of cases edging close to 1,000

New Delhi: With fresh deaths in six states, the death toll from COVID-19 climbed to 25 and the total number of cases to 979 on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry. The ministry reported one death each from Delhi, Gurjarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Telengana. In its updated data at 10 a.m.,the ministry said […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19: India sees highest spike, total cases reaches 1,251
COVID-19: India sees highest spike in cases, total reaches 1,251

New Delhi: India on Monday witnessed one of the sharpest spikes in the number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) as 227 people tested positive in 24 hours, taking the country’s total to 1,251 with 32 deaths. However, 102 people have been cured. The Union Health Ministry in its updated report said that 32 deaths have been […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 Impact: World economy with exception of India, China will go into recession: UN
COVID-19 Impact: World economy with exception of India, China will go into recession: UN

United Nations: The world economy will go into recession this year with a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the coronavirus pandemic, spelling serious trouble for developing countries with the likely exception of India and China, according to a latest UN trade report. With two-thirds of the world’s population living […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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India to get $1B emergency funding from World Bank amidst COVID-19 battle

United Nations: The World Bank has announced that it has approved $1 billion in emergency financing for India to fight the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The assistance will support better screening, contact tracing, and laboratory diagnostics, procurement of personal protective equipment, creation of new isolation wards, the bank said on Thursday. It is the bulk of […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Let's light up diyas & candles for 9 minutes at 9 PM on Sunday to fight COVID19: PM Modi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid the nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people of the entire nation to unite in the fight against novel-Coronavirus with power of light. PM Modi has called upon people to switch off all lights of homes and light up candles, diyas or torches […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19 death toll in India mounts to 77, total number of cases to 3,374
COVID-19 death toll in India mounts to 77, total number of cases to 3,374

New Delhi:The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 3,374 on Sunday while the death toll rose to 77, according to Union Health Ministry data. While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 3,030, as many as 266 people were either cured of the disease and discharged, and one had […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
India switches off power, and lights up to thank 'Corona warriors'
India switches off power, and lights up to thank 'Corona warriors'

New Delhi:  Even as there were over 3,500 coronavirus cases on Sunday and the death count reached 83, India overwhelmingly responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call on Sunday night. Right at 9 p.m., Indians switched off lights and lit candles or flashed mobile torches for nine minutes to express solidarity with “Corona warriors”. From […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Would be surprised if India doesn't allow export of Hydroxychloroquine to US: Donald Trump
Would be surprised if India doesn't allow export of Hydroxychloroquine to US: Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he would be surprised if India did not allow the export of Hydroxychloroquine tablets to the United States despite a request made to New Delhi over the subject. Last week Trump said that he has sought help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the sale of Hydroxychloroquine […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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