India records 60,753 fresh COVID-19 cases

New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI) With 60,753 new Covid cases being reported in a day, India’s total tally rose to 2,98,23,546, while the number of active cases stand at 7,60,019, the lowest in 74 days, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday.Representative Image. The death toll climbed to 3,85,137 with 1,647 fresh fatalities and active More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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COVID: India records 1.32 lakh new cases, 2,713 fresh fatalities

New Delhi, June 4 (PTI): India reported 1,32,364 new coronavirus infections taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,85,74,350, while the recovery rate crossed 93 per cent, according to the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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TRP scam: HC grants bail to former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta

Mumbai, Mar 2 (PTI) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) CEO Partho Dasgupta, an accused in the Television Rating Points (TRP) rigging scam. The Bombay More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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”Vaccinationalism” is self-defeating, says UN chief as global COVID deaths cross 2 million

United Nations, Jan 16 (PTI): As the world crossed a “heart-wrenching milestone” of two million deaths from COVID-19, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres lamented that the deadly impact of the pandemic More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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India kicks off ‘world’s largest’ vaccination campaign

New Delhi (Reuters): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the “world’s largest” vaccination campaign on Saturday as the populous nation tries to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control starting More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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COVID-19: India reports 18,139 new cases, 234 more fatalities

New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI): India”s daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 19,000 for the fifth time this month, taking the country”s caseload to 1,04,13,417, while the recoveries have surged to 1,00,37,398, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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2nd dry run for COVID vaccination rollout begins in Delhi; AIIMS, Safdarjung, Apollo among sites

New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI): A second dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out in Delhi is being conducted across several districts of the national capital on Friday, officials said. Representative Image The districts More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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ED attaches assets worth over Rs 27 cr of former IAS officer

New Delhi, Nov 28 (PTI): Assets worth over Rs 27 crore of Chhattisgarh-based former IAS officer Babulal Agrawal have been attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the central probe agency said on Saturday. More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Uttarakhand Governor, Baby Rani Maurya, hospitalised with Covid-19

Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) [India], November 23 (ANI): Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya, who was diagnosed with Covid-19, has been admitted to AIIMS, Rishikesh, on Monday. Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya, More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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33 officer trainees test positive at Mussoorie-based civil services training academy

New Delhi, Nov 21 (PTI): As many as 33 civil services officer trainees have tested positive for coronavirus at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) at Mussoorie, prompting authorities More...