India reports 8,813 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths in last 24 hours; active caseload decreases to 1,11,252

New Delhi, Aug 16 (PTI) India’s COVID-19 case tally increased by 8,813 in a day to reach 4,42,77,194, while active infections have declined to 1,11,252, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Tuesday. The death toll has climbed to 5,27,098 with 29 more fatalities, including one death reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at… Continue reading India reports 8,813 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths in last 24 hours; active caseload decreases to 1,11,252

Modi says India aims to become developed nation in 25 years

NEW DELHI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a national day address on Monday, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology. Speaking from the 17th century Red Fort in Delhi as India celebrates its 75th… Continue reading Modi says India aims to become developed nation in 25 years

India logs 14,917 fresh COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths; active infections rise to 1,17,508

New Delhi, Aug 15 (PTI) With 14,917 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s case tally rose to 4,42,68,381, while the active cases have increased to 1,17,508, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Monday. The death toll has climbed to 5,27,069 with 32 fatalities, the data updated at 8… Continue reading India logs 14,917 fresh COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths; active infections rise to 1,17,508

Biden calls India an ‘indispensable partner’ on 75th anniversary of independence

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday congratulated India on 75 years of independence and said the United States and India were “indispensable partners” that would continue to work together to address global challenges in the years ahead. India will mark its 75th year of independence on Monday, celebrating the end… Continue reading Biden calls India an ‘indispensable partner’ on 75th anniversary of independence

Imran Khan commends India’s independent foreign policy, plays Jaishankar’s clip at Lahore rally

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 14 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again commended India for its independent foreign policy as he slammed the West for being critical of India for buying Russian oil. Addressing a huge gathering in Lahore, Imran played a video clip of India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar from Bratislava Forum… Continue reading Imran Khan commends India’s independent foreign policy, plays Jaishankar’s clip at Lahore rally

US says India hid Russian origin of fuel shipped to US – RBI

NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The United States has expressed concern to India that it was being used to export fuel made from Russian crude, through high-seas transfers to hide its origin, to New York in violation of U.S. sanctions, a top Indian central banker said on Saturday. The U.S. Treasury Department told India… Continue reading US says India hid Russian origin of fuel shipped to US – RBI

India records 16,561 new COVID-19 cases, 49 fatalities; active infections dip to 1,23,535

New Delhi, Aug 12 (PTI) India added 16,561 new coronavirus cases taking the total tally of Covid cases to 4,42,23,557, while the active cases dipped to 1,23,535, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll climbed to 5,26,928 with 49 fatalities which include 10 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data… Continue reading India records 16,561 new COVID-19 cases, 49 fatalities; active infections dip to 1,23,535

At 75, India seeks way forward in big but job-scarce economy

NEW DELHI (AP) — As India’s economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a booming industrial hub, cranking out everything from cars and sinks to smartphones and tablets. But jobs have run scarce over the years, prompting more and more workers to line up along the road for… Continue reading At 75, India seeks way forward in big but job-scarce economy

India reports 16,299 fresh COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths; active cases down to 1,25,076

New Delhi, August 11 (PTI): India logged 16,299 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of cases to 4,42,06,996 while the active cases declined to 1,25,076, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday The death toll climbed to 5,26,879 with 53 fatalities which includes four deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated… Continue reading India reports 16,299 fresh COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths; active cases down to 1,25,076

India reports 16,047 fresh COVID-19 cases, 54 deaths; active cases decline to 1,28,261

New Delhi, Aug 10 (PTI) India Wednesday recorded 16,047 new coronavirus cases and 54 fatalities including six reconciled by Kerala, according to the latest Union Health Ministry data. With these additions, the country’s overall Covid figures rose to 4,41,90,697 cases and 5,26,826 deaths. The data updated at 8 am showed active cases came down by… Continue reading India reports 16,047 fresh COVID-19 cases, 54 deaths; active cases decline to 1,28,261