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Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.39 million with 20K+ new cases

07 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.39 million with 20K+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 20,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.39 million cases.

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

06 Jan 2021

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

An Additional District and Sessions court in Madhya Pradesh has denied bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui and another accused who were booked for passing "indecent" remarks against Hindu deities.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.37M; death toll reaches 1.5 lakh

06 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.37M; death toll reaches 1.5 lakh

India on Tuesday reported nearly 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.37 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.

Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after nine months

05 Jan 2021

Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after nine months

The historic Sabarmati Ashram, on Monday, reopened its doors for visitors, with social distancing and other COVID-19 protocols in place, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.35 million with 16K+ new cases

05 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.35 million with 16K+ new cases

India on Monday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past 10.35 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.34 million with 16K+ new cases

04 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.34 million with 16K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past 10.34 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.1%.

All states to hold dry run for coronavirus vaccination today

02 Jan 2021

All states to hold dry run for coronavirus vaccination today

A dry run for vaccination, before the actual doses of the coronavirus vaccine are administered to people, will be held in all states and union territories today.

India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today

01 Jan 2021

India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today

After the meeting on Wednesday to judge the emergency use authorization applications of coronavirus vaccine developers remained without a conclusion, the subject expert committee (SEC) will meet again today.

India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI

31 Dec 2020

India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI

The approval for a COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely just around the corner, with the Drugs Controller General of India, Dr. VG Somani, indicating the country might begin the New Year with a vaccine in hand.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.26 million with 22K new cases

31 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.26 million with 22K new cases

India on Wednesday reported just short of 22,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.26 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.24 million with 20K+ new cases

30 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.24 million with 20K+ new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 20,000 fresh coronavirus infections, a day after witnessing the lowest single-day spike in over six months. The nationwide tally has risen to 10.24 million cases.

Government assures vaccine will work against new COVID-19 strain

29 Dec 2020

Government assures vaccine will work against new COVID-19 strain

There is no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 vaccines will not work against the new strain of the coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday.

Gujarat COVID-19 dry run: 'Beneficiaries' undergo dummy vaccination

29 Dec 2020

Gujarat COVID-19 dry run: 'Beneficiaries' undergo dummy vaccination

Identified beneficiaries are undergoing dummy vaccination at various centers in Gandhinagar and Rajkot districts of Gujarat on the second day of the two-day COVID-19 vaccination dry run on Tuesday.

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

29 Dec 2020

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

India is gearing up to distribute vaccines to crores of people but the task will be replete with many problems, including ensuring last-mile deliveries and storing doses at a safe temperature.

Coronavirus: India reports 16K+ new cases, lowest spike since June

29 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 16K+ new cases, lowest spike since June

India on Monday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in over six months.

Gujarat: 3 siblings, locked in room, rescued after 10 years

28 Dec 2020

Gujarat: 3 siblings, locked in room, rescued after 10 years

Three siblings aged 30-42 were rescued from their room in Gujarat's Rajkot on Sunday after being locked for nearly a decade.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.2 million with 20K+ new cases

28 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.2 million with 20K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 20,000 fresh coronavirus infections, a day after the nation saw a "landmark" decline in its infection trajectory. The nationwide tally has now risen to 10.2 million cases.

COVID-19 vaccine: Centre to start dry run in four states

27 Dec 2020

COVID-19 vaccine: Centre to start dry run in four states

Ahead of the grant of emergency approval to a vaccine for COVID-19, the Centre is looking forward to starting a dry run in four states from Monday.

ICG recovers charas worth Rs. 4 lakh off Gujarat coast

26 Dec 2020

ICG recovers charas worth Rs. 4 lakh off Gujarat coast

An interceptor craft of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has recovered three packets of charas worth Rs. 4 lakh off the Gujarat coast, an official said on Saturday.

AMC starts online facility for COVID-19 vaccine registration

26 Dec 2020

AMC starts online facility for COVID-19 vaccine registration

The civic body in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city has launched an online facility for people from priority groups to register for the COVID-19 vaccine, an official said on Saturday.

Is India prepared for vaccination? Trial in four states soon

25 Dec 2020

Is India prepared for vaccination? Trial in four states soon

Though India is yet to approve a coronavirus vaccine candidate, on December 28 and 29, the Centre has planned a dry run in four states to judge the preparedness of the vaccination program, PTI reported on Friday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.14 million with 23K+ new cases

25 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.14 million with 23K+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 23,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.14 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.1 million with 24K+ new cases

24 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.1 million with 24K+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 24,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.1 million cases. The recovery rate now stands at 95.7%.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 10.1 million with 23K+ new cases

23 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 10.1 million with 23K+ new cases

India on Tuesday reported 23,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to almost 10.1 million.

Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

22 Dec 2020

Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

The Gujarat health department has issued an advisory to doctors and health officials after some COVID-19 patients were recently found infected with mucormycosis, saying it is a serious but rare fungal infection and has an overall "mortality rate of 50 percent".

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.07 million with 19K+ new cases

22 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.07 million with 19K+ new cases

India on Monday reported over 19,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the first time in several months that daily infections dropped below 20,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.05 million with 24K+ new cases

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.05 million with 24K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 24,000 fresh infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.05 million.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

20 Dec 2020

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10 million as outbreak slows

19 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10 million as outbreak slows

India on Friday reported over 26,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the 10 million mark. The last million infections took nearly a month, indicating a slowdown in the pace of the outbreak.

Gold worth Rs. 1.10 crore goes missing from Customs custody

18 Dec 2020

Gold worth Rs. 1.10 crore goes missing from Customs custody

Gold worth Rs. 1.10 crore has gone "missing" from the custody of the Customs department's office in Jamnagar, Gujarat, police said on Friday.

States to undertake fire safety audits of COVID-19 hospitals: SC

18 Dec 2020

States to undertake fire safety audits of COVID-19 hospitals: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out fire safety audits of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 99.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

18 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 99.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 27,000 fresh coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide tally to 99.78 lakh cases.

Modi says Opposition misleading farmers; alleges conspiracy to confuse them

15 Dec 2020

Modi says Opposition misleading farmers; alleges conspiracy to confuse them

As the farmers' protest at Delhi's borders entered its 20th day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his government's claim that the protesters are being misled by the Opposition.

Malnutrition on the rise in key states, finds government survey

14 Dec 2020

Malnutrition on the rise in key states, finds government survey

The government recently released the first set of findings of the latest fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 98.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

14 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 98.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 27,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 98.8 lakh cases.

Can INS Viraat be rescued before its end?

13 Dec 2020

Can INS Viraat be rescued before its end?

After completing the last leg of its journey in September this year, Indian Navy aircraft carrier INS Viraat awaits being stripped apart for scrap.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 98 lakh with 29k new cases

11 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 98 lakh with 29k new cases

India on Thursday reported roughly 29,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to nearly 98 lakh cases. The recovery rate has now reached 94.8%.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 97.7 lakh with 32k+ new cases

10 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 97.7 lakh with 32k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 32,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 97.68 lakh.

India among top 10 countries affected by spam calls: Truecaller

09 Dec 2020

India among top 10 countries affected by spam calls: Truecaller

India was among the world's top 10 countries affected by spam calls, the caller ID and spam-blocking app Truecaller noted in its 2020 insights report.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 97.3 lakh with 32k new cases

09 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 97.3 lakh with 32k new cases

India on Tuesday reported roughly 32,000 fresh coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide tally to 97.3 lakh cases. The recovery rate has now crossed 94.6%.