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"Cure" for coronavirus: Case filed against Patanjali's Ramdev and Balkrishna

24 Jun 2020

"Cure" for coronavirus: Case filed against Patanjali's Ramdev and Balkrishna

Soon after Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, who is the head honcho of Patanjali Ayurved, claimed the organization has found a cure for coronavirus, a case was filed against him in a court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

Delhi revises coronavirus strategy, will screen every house by July-6

24 Jun 2020

Delhi revises coronavirus strategy, will screen every house by July-6

Delhi, burdened with a surge of coronavirus cases, revised its strategy against the disease after a series of meetings between Home Minister Amit Shah and Aam Aadmi Party, which governs the state.

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

24 Jun 2020

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.

Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana

24 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana

India reported over 15,000 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the total past 4.56 lakh. Nearly 460 new deaths in the past 24 hours also took the death toll to 14,485.

How Dharavi went from being coronavirus hotspot to success story

24 Jun 2020

How Dharavi went from being coronavirus hotspot to success story

Spread over a little more than 2.1 square kilometers, Dharavi is home to some 8.5 lakh people. The houses are small, the population density high.

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

23 Jun 2020

How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause

As the coronavirus pandemic has sickened over 9 million people worldwide, there has been growing consensus on how the disease gets transmitted, The Wall Street Journal reported.

CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow

23 Jun 2020

CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the scrapping of the pending Class XII examinations will be taken by Wednesday evening.

Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated

23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated

India won't be sending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year to perform Hajj, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.

Ramdev's Patanjali launches Coronil, Ayurvedic medicine to "cure" coronavirus

23 Jun 2020

Ramdev's Patanjali launches Coronil, Ayurvedic medicine to "cure" coronavirus

On Tuesday, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev launched Coronil, an Ayurvedic medicine which he claimed can cure COVID-19.

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

23 Jun 2020

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

A TikTok user having over 4 lakh followers has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police for stabbing a woman to death, just days before her wedding.

Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China

23 Jun 2020

Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China

The Indian Army on Tuesday released a brief note regarding the nearly 11-hours-long Corps Commander-level talks which happened with the Chinese on Monday.

Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

India on Monday reported over 13,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 4.4 lakh. Meanwhile, with over 300 more fatalities, the death toll crossed 14,000.

Pending CBSE exams, NEET, JEE unlikely in July: Report

22 Jun 2020

Pending CBSE exams, NEET, JEE unlikely in July: Report

The pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations for Classes X and XII are reportedly unlikely to be held in the month of July.

China confirms commanding officer was killed in Ladakh face-off: Report

22 Jun 2020

China confirms commanding officer was killed in Ladakh face-off: Report

A week after Indian and Chinese forces clashed in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, reports said that a Chinese commanding officer was among those killed in the brawl.

Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body

22 Jun 2020

Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body

In a displeasing series of events, Nepal's authorities are learned to have buried the body of a coronavirus patient on Indian soil in Uttar Pradesh, sparking panic among locals.

On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"

22 Jun 2020

On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"

Hearing petitions against its earlier order, which stopped the famed Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, the Supreme Court on Monday empowered the Odisha government to take a call.

Delhi plans to begin random serological tests starting June 27

22 Jun 2020

Delhi plans to begin random serological tests starting June 27

In light of surging COVID-19 cases, Delhi is looking to start random serological tests on its citizens.

Kanpur's shelter home: 57, including five pregnant girls, test COVID-positive

22 Jun 2020

Kanpur's shelter home: 57, including five pregnant girls, test COVID-positive

57 girls of a government-run shelter home in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, tested positive for coronavirus last week, turning the facility into a hotspot. Out of these 57 girls, five are pregnant and one is HIV positive.

Mumbai's water stock will last only 42 days: Report

22 Jun 2020

Mumbai's water stock will last only 42 days: Report

Maharashtra's capital Mumbai is facing several battles together, two of them being related to water shortage and the novel coronavirus.

Forces allowed to "respond adequately", situation tense along LAC

22 Jun 2020

Forces allowed to "respond adequately", situation tense along LAC

A week after China's People's Liberation Army attempted to change the status quo at the Galwan Valley, the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) continues to be tense.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.26 lakh; Delhi surpasses Tamil Nadu

22 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.26 lakh; Delhi surpasses Tamil Nadu

Over 15,000 new coronavirus infections were detected across India on Sunday, taking the nationwide total past 4.26 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll also crossed 13,700.

India-China clash: General VK Singh calls to 'hurt China economically'

21 Jun 2020

India-China clash: General VK Singh calls to 'hurt China economically'

War is the last resort, said former Indian Army chief and Union Minister, General VK Singh, in a recent interview about the India-China border situation.

India to witness annular solar eclipse today; details here

21 Jun 2020

India to witness annular solar eclipse today; details here

India will witness an annular solar eclipse on Sunday morning.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.1 lakh after biggest spike yet

21 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.1 lakh after biggest spike yet

India on Saturday reported nearly 16,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The total number of cases across the country has now breached the 4 lakh mark, reaching 4.1 lakh.

Glenmark launches COVID-19 drug FabiFlu at Rs. 103 per tablet

20 Jun 2020

Glenmark launches COVID-19 drug FabiFlu at Rs. 103 per tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. launched the antiviral drug favipiravir on Saturday for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra plans antibody tests for frontline workers, tele-ICUs

20 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Maharashtra plans antibody tests for frontline workers, tele-ICUs

To upgrade its plan to fight against the coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra government has decided to conduct antibody tests for all frontline workers.

After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

20 Jun 2020

After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has withdrawn a controversial order mandating a five-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients.

Modi launches Rs. 50,000 crore employment scheme for migrant workers

20 Jun 2020

Modi launches Rs. 50,000 crore employment scheme for migrant workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scheme to create employment for migrant workers who returned home during the coronavirus lockdown.

Sacrifices won't go in vain: IAF chief on Galwan episode

20 Jun 2020

Sacrifices won't go in vain: IAF chief on Galwan episode

The sacrifices of those who laid their lives in Galwan Valley won't go in vain, Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria said today at the combined graduation parade at Air Force Academy, near Hyderabad.

With 14,516 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, India records steepest jump

20 Jun 2020

With 14,516 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, India records steepest jump

India recorded the biggest jump in coronavirus cases again with 14,516 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours. With this, India's tally stands at 3.95 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday morning.

Delhi: Health Minister's condition deteriorates, put on oxygen support

19 Jun 2020

Delhi: Health Minister's condition deteriorates, put on oxygen support

The medical condition of Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain has deteriorated and he has been put on oxygen support, days after testing positive for coronavirus.

Gujarat: Brothers take kids for outing, kill them, commit suicide

19 Jun 2020

Gujarat: Brothers take kids for outing, kill them, commit suicide

In a gruesome incident, two brothers in Gujarat allegedly killed their four kids before committing suicide, a TOI report said on Friday.

Galwan martyrs had brutal marks, nation bids a tearful goodbye

19 Jun 2020

Galwan martyrs had brutal marks, nation bids a tearful goodbye

Attacked by the Chinese in a barbaric manner at Galwan Valley, 20 Indian soldiers laid their lives, defending our territories.

Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel

19 Jun 2020

Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel

A total of 76 soldiers of the Indian Army were injured in the clash with China's People Liberation Army (PLA), on Monday, and all of them are recuperating, several reports said.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike

19 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike

India on Thursday hit another record spike as almost 14,000 new coronavirus infections were detected nationwide.

How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low

18 Jun 2020

How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low

In India, around 40% of all coronavirus infections have been concentrated in metropolitan cities.

Sitharaman unveils details of PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

18 Jun 2020

Sitharaman unveils details of PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday addressed a curtain-raiser press conference to provide details on the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan.

Railways terminates contract with Chinese firm after India-China border clash

18 Jun 2020

Railways terminates contract with Chinese firm after India-China border clash

Amid fresh clashes along the India-China border, the Indian Railways has decided to terminate a project contract awarded to a Chinese firm.

Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted

18 Jun 2020

Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted

A Major General of the Indian Army spoke to Chinese military officials on Thursday, again, after Wednesday's talks at the same level remained inconclusive.

Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet

18 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet

India on Wednesday reported roughly 13,000 new coronavirus infections in the biggest single-day spike yet.