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In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi

15 Aug 2020

In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi

Every single village in India will be connected with optical fiber within three years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

14 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

India on Thursday reported roughly 64,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 24.6 lakh. Over 1,000 more fatalities also took the death toll past 48,000.

Coronavirus: India reports 60,000+ new cases; total reaches 23.28 lakh

12 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 60,000+ new cases; total reaches 23.28 lakh

On Tuesday, India reported a spike of over 61,000 coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has risen to 23.28 lakh while over 46,000 patients have died of the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases

10 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 61,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 22.14 lakh. The death toll also rose to 44,466 with over 1,000 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

05 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 18.5 lakh; death toll nears 39,000

04 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 18.5 lakh; death toll nears 39,000

India on Sunday reported over 50,000 new coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide total to 18.55 lakh. The death toll reached 38,983 with over 800 more deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

03 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now crossed 18 lakh while the death toll also surged past 38,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

02 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

India reported roughly 55,000 new coronavirus infections on Saturday. The nationwide tally reached 17.5 lakh while the death toll crossed 37,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.8L with over 52,000 new cases

30 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.8L with over 52,000 new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections, the biggest spike yet, bringing the nationwide total to 15.84 lakh. The death toll crossed 35,000 with over 770 new fatalities.

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

24 Jul 2020

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

In a terrible piece of news, a 13-year-old girl allegedly ended her life in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Wednesday night as she was disturbed after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead

07 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead

India reported over 22,000 new coronavirus infections on Monday—the fifth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. The nationwide tally stands at 7.2 lakh, including over 20,000 deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 6.27 lakh after biggest spike

03 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 6.27 lakh after biggest spike

India on Thursday reported roughly 22,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike in cases so far.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths

01 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths

On Tuesday, India reported over 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 5.85 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 17,413 as over 500 patients died of the viral disease on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike

26 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike

India on Thursday reported roughly 18,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record single-day spike.

Coronavirus: Death toll nears 12,000 as Maharashtra registers 1,409 deaths

17 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll nears 12,000 as Maharashtra registers 1,409 deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 11,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total to 3.54 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: Death toll nears 10,000; over 3.42 lakh infected

16 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll nears 10,000; over 3.42 lakh infected

India on Monday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally now stands at 3.42 lakh, while the death toll rose to 9,915.

Coronavirus: Over 9,500 dead; total cases cross 3.32 lakh

15 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Over 9,500 dead; total cases cross 3.32 lakh

India on Sunday reported over 11,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally to 3.32 lakh. The death toll also rose to 9,522.

Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

12 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

India on Thursday recorded over 11,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now reached 2.98 lakh, while the death toll has crossed 8,500.

Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike

11 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike

India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.87 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 8,108.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

10 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 460; Maharashtra cases cross 3,000

17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 460; Maharashtra cases cross 3,000

In a week's time, the coronavirus cases in India doubled, reaching 13,500, data compiled from state government statistics showed.

Coronavirus: India records highest single-day casualty, death toll crosses 100

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India records highest single-day casualty, death toll crosses 100

With 27 deaths being reported in a span of 24 hours on Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic crossed 100 in India and now stands at 124, a report in TOI said.

Every fourth coronavirus-case in India is linked to Tablighi Jamaat

03 Apr 2020

Every fourth coronavirus-case in India is linked to Tablighi Jamaat

For the maximum time in March, India was focusing on lockdown, isolating suspected coronavirus patients, and the plight of migrant workers. And then the repercussions of a congregation of Tablighi Jamaat came to light.

Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre

02 Apr 2020

Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre

The infamous event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, New Delhi, last month, has put nearly 9,000 at risk of the contagious coronavirus, the Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus hotspot: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, contact tracing on

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus hotspot: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, contact tracing on

2,361 people, who had been living in Nizamuddin Markaz, the place that has become the hotspot of deadly COVID-19 in India, have been evacuated, reports said on Wednesday.

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

31 Mar 2020

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

A spike in India's coronavirus cases has been linked to an event held in Nizamuddin, Delhi, earlier this month, and authorities are scrambling to trace possible suspects.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

05 Jan 2020

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

What are the responsibilities of India's Chief of Defence Staff?

03 Jan 2020

What are the responsibilities of India's Chief of Defence Staff?

On Monday, General Bipin Rawat stepped into the role of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

What to expect from first session of 17th Lok Sabha

17 Jun 2019

What to expect from first session of 17th Lok Sabha

Riding on a historic mandate (BJP won 303 seats in elections), Prime Minister Narendra Modi entered Parliament on Monday for the first session of 17th Lok Sabha.

CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males

05 Apr 2019

CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examinations concluded yesterday, marking the end of 2019 boards.

Soon, islands in Andaman will be connected by seaplanes

09 Jan 2019

Soon, islands in Andaman will be connected by seaplanes

According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, islands in Andaman will soon be connected by seaplanes that can land on or take-off from water.

Andaman: Tribals allegedly kill American-tourist, hit him with arrows

21 Nov 2018

Andaman: Tribals allegedly kill American-tourist, hit him with arrows

A 27-year-old American tourist, identified as John Allen Chau, was murdered in Andaman and Nicobar's North Sentinel Island.

Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver

17 Aug 2018

Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver

The cycling star from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Esow Alban, has won the silver medal at the World Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland.