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International flights to remain suspended till December 31

International flights to remain suspended till December 31

The Centre on Thursday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till December 31. “This restriction will not apply to the international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation),” an official statement said on Thursday. “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed […]

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National Covid recovery rate improves to 93.76 per cent

National Covid recovery rate improves to 93.76 per cent

India saw 37,975 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the country’s COVID-19 caseload to 91.77 lakh while the recoveries crossed 86 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 91,77,840 while the death toll climbed to 1,34,218 with 480 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 […]

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India’s Covid tally closing in on the 91 lakh mark

India’s Covid tally closing in on the 91 lakh mark

India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 90.50 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to over 84.78 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.67 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 90,50,597 with 46,232 infections being reported in a […]

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India enters crucial phase in fight against COVID-19; can’t let guard down at this juncture: Ambani

India enters crucial phase in fight against COVID-19; can’t let guard down at this juncture: Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Saturday said India had entered a crucial phase in its fight against coronavirus and could not afford to let the guard down at this juncture. He said the bold reforms undertaken by the government would lead to swift recovery and rapid progress in the years to […]

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Centre contemplating sending high-level teams to states, UTs reporting rise in Covid cases

Centre contemplating sending high-level teams to states, UTs reporting rise in Covid cases

The Centre is contemplating sending high-level multidisciplinary teams to states and union territories that are reporting a rise in COVID-19 cases, the Health Ministry has said on Friday. The Centre had on Thursday rushed high-level teams to districts of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur to support these states’ efforts towards strengthening containment, surveillance, testing and […]

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Delhi Govt Buckles Up For Covid Surge; Fines For Not Wearing Masks To Be Increased

Delhi Govt Buckles Up For Covid Surge; Fines For Not Wearing Masks To Be Increased

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the Delhi government will implement the decision to reserve 80 per cent of beds in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients from Thursday Fine for not wearing masks in Delhi to be raised from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Appeal all political parties, social organisations […]

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‘Woman Burnt Alive’: Rahul Gandhi Accuses Nitish Govt Of ‘Hiding’ Incident For Electoral Gains

‘Woman Burnt Alive’: Rahul Gandhi Accuses Nitish Govt Of ‘Hiding’ Incident For Electoral Gains

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the NDA government in Bihar over a woman allegedly burnt alive and accused the Nitish Kumar dispensation of “hiding” the incident for “electoral gains”. Along with his tweet attacking the state government, Gandhi tagged a media report which claimed that the incident of burning alive a young woman […]

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India records 30,548 fresh COVID-19 cases, 435 deaths

India records 30,548 fresh COVID-19 cases, 435 deaths

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 88,45,127 with 30,548 infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 82,49,579, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Monday. The coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,30,070 with 435 new fatalities, the data updated at […]

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India will give ‘prachand jawab’ if it is tested, says Modi at Rajasthan’s Longewala

India will give ‘prachand jawab’ if it is tested, says Modi at Rajasthan’s Longewala

Delivering an unambiguous message to India’s enemies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that it would give a “prachand jawab” (fierce reply) if provoked, as he flew to Longewala Post to celebrate Diwali with soldiers, a custom he has been observing since assuming office in 2014. Addressing soldiers at the forward post, which has […]

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COVID-19: 44,684 new cases take India’s virus tally to 87,73,479

COVID-19: 44,684 new cases take India’s virus tally to 87,73,479

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 87.73 lakh with 44,684 new infections in a day, while 81,63,572 people have recuperated from the disease so far, bringing the national recovery rate to 93.04 per cent on Saturday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The fresh cases pushed the number of novel coronavirus cases […]

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