India has highest COVID-19 recoveries in world, says Union Health Secretary

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): India has reported the highest rate of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, which has crossed 80 per cent-mark, said Union Health Secretary here on Tuesday. A civic staff in protective suit arrives to disinfect an apartment where one of the residents tested positive for COVID-19 in Kolkata, India, Tuesday, Sept. 22, More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Over 1 crore migrant labourers return to home states on foot during Mar-Jun: Govt

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) More than one crore migrant labourers returned to their home states on foot during March-June 2020, including those who travelled during the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown, the government More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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World sees record weekly number of COVID-19 cases, deaths down: WHO

GENEVA: The coronavirus pandemic appears to be accelerating worldwide, with new cases soaring last week to a new seven-day high of almost two million, even as new deaths decreased, WHO statistics showed. Health More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Sharad Pawar gets Income Tax notice over poll affidavits

Mumbai, Sep 22 (PTI) NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the Income Tax department has served him a notice in connection with his poll affidavits submitted to the Election Commission. “Is there any reason More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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CIC’s post vacant, process of appointment going on: Govt

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) The process of appointment of a new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission is going on, Union Minister Jitendra Singh More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Eight suspended Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs end sit-in

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) Eight suspended Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs on Tuesday ended their overnight sit-in inside the Parliament House complex after the Opposition decided to boycott the remaining session in the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Drugs probe: NCB summons Deepika’s manager, talent agency CEO

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has summoned actor Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash and a talent management agency’s CEO Dhurv Chitgopekar in connection with its More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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India records very high single-day recoveries successively during last 3 days: Health Ministry

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): India has recorded very high single-day COVID-19 recoveries successively during the last three days with over 90,000 recovered each day for the last three days, said Union More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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With spike of 75,083 cases, India’s COVID-19 count crosses 55-lakhs

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): With a spike of 75,083 new cases and 1,053 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 count crossed 55-lakhs on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry. A More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Ex-cop found killed in Chhattisgarh; Naxal hand suspected

Bijapur, Sep 21 (PTI) A former assistant constable of the Chhattisgarh police was killed using bows and arrows in a suspected Naxal attack in Bijapur district, police said on Monday. Inspector General of Police More...