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26 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

On Saturday, India reported over 48,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 13.85 lakh. The death toll crossed 32,000 with over 700 more deaths on Saturday.

25 Jul 2020

Galwan Valley

LAC tensions: China, India agree on "early and complete disengagement"

Hostile neighbors China and India have reportedly come on the same page as far as early and complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control is concerned, New Delhi said on Friday after the 17th meeting of Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC).

25 Jul 2020

Narendra Modi

As coronavirus cases surge, PM to meet CMs next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to convene a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of all states on July 27, Monday, to discuss the coronavirus situation in their respective regions and the steps taken to mitigate the effect of the biggest health crisis in a century.

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.

24 Jul 2020


2020 Toyota Fortuner (facelift) SUV spotted testing: Check what's new

Toyota is working to launch the facelifted version of its Fortuner SUV in India in the coming days. In the latest development, an undisguised test mule of the car has been spotted plying on the roads.

24 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.8 lakh after another record spike

India on Thursday reported its biggest single-day spike of over 48,000 coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 12.8 lakh while the death toll crossed the 30,000-mark.

23 Jul 2020


Amitabh and Abhishek, battling COVID-19, likely to be discharged soon

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77) and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (44), who were admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after being diagnosed with coronavirus earlier this month, are likely to be discharged soon.

23 Jul 2020

West Bengal

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.4 lakh cases after biggest spike

India reported over 45,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, marking the biggest spike in a single-day yet. The nationwide tally has now reached 12.4 lakh cases, including 29,897 deaths.

Porsche unveils the new 911 Turbo in the US

German automaker Porsche has introduced its much-anticipated 911 Turbo in the US.

Government extends 'Work from Home' for IT firms till 2020-end

With rising coronavirus cases overwhelming the medical infrastructure, the government has, once again, decided to relax remote working norms for IT companies and BPOs.

22 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12 lakh with 38,000 new cases

India reported over 38,000 cases on Tuesday, taking the nationwide tally past 11.94 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll also rose to 28,767.

21 Jul 2020


COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

India witnessed its deadliest week of the COVID-19 outbreak so far last week through Sunday, during which 238,000 cases—21% of the country's total cases to date—were reported.

20 Jul 2020


Bihar's coronavirus story: Why should India be worried

Perpetually considered as one of the most under-developed states in the country, Bihar is now burdened by the rise in coronavirus cases with at least eight districts set to become India's next hotspots.

#ThisDayThatYear: Harmanpreet Kaur shatters multiple records with her blistering 171*

On this day, Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur's 171* powered India to victory against mighty Australia in the 2017 Women's World Cup semi-final.

20 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: With 40,000+ new cases, India's tally crosses 1.1 million-mark

India on Sunday touched another grim milestone as new coronavirus cases crossed the 40,000-mark for the first time.

20 Jul 2020


Redmi Note 9 to get 6GB RAM variant in India

As an addition to its range of budget smartphones in India, Xiaomi has decided to launch Redmi Note 9 on July 20.

20 Jul 2020


Mercedes-Benz launches facelifted G-Class SUV with new features in Europe

German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2020 G-Class SUV (facelift) in Europe.

19 Jul 2020

Health & Wellness

Dengue during COVID-19: Here's what you need to know

Even as India continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, another major health threat, that of dengue, is looming large with the arrival of the monsoon season in full swing.

18 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

In just 100 hours, world added 1 million coronavirus cases

A respite for the world battling the coronavirus pandemic, looks far-fetched, considering how easily the disease is spreading.

17 Jul 2020

Harinder Singh

Talks underway with China but can't guarantee success: Rajnath Singh

On Friday, during a visit to Leh, his first since the violent clash at Galwan Valley, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said talks are underway with China but there is no guarantee that they would prove fruitful.

17 Jul 2020


1 million coronavirus cases in India, death toll crosses 25,000

The total number of coronavirus cases in India zoomed past the 1-million mark with a record spike being reported on Thursday.

16 Jul 2020


India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here

India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.

16 Jul 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan: India gets second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

India on Thursday received the second consular access from Pakistan to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer who was arrested and sentenced to death by a Pakistan Army court.

16 Jul 2020

Tamil Nadu

32,000+ fresh coronavirus cases recorded, India's tally reaches 9.68 lakh

India registered yet another biggest single-day jump of coronavirus cases as 32,695 people tested positive for the highly contagious disease on Wednesday, a bulletin from the Union Health Ministry revealed. With this, the national tally swelled to 9.68 lakh.

16 Jul 2020


India begins questioning of owners of banned Chinese apps

Late last month, India's Information Technology Ministry banned 59 Chinese applications, deeming them "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order".

15 Jul 2020

Jawa Motorcycles

Jawa Perak's deliveries will commence in India from July 20

Jawa Motorcycles India has revealed the delivery date of the Perak via a rather cryptic tweet.

15 Jul 2020


Skoda Rapid Rider Plus launched at Rs. 8 lakh

Skoda has launched a new Rider Plus variant of the Rapid sedan in India. It is positioned above the base-end Rider trim in the company's line-up.

15 Jul 2020

Tamil Nadu

India: 30,000 new coronavirus cases recorded; tally reaches 9.36 lakh

India recorded yet another spike in coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total tally across the country to 9,36,181, data from Union Health Ministry revealed earlier in the day.

15 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: UK bans Huawei, WhatsApp goes down, and more

In the last few hours, a lot has happened in the world of technology.

15 Jul 2020

Bharti Airtel

Airtel-Verizon launch 'BlueJeans' to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India

As Indians adjust with the reality of working and connecting remotely, leading telecom-to-technology companies in the country are racing to get affordable yet high-quality video-conferencing solutions up and running.

#CareerBytes: How Indian students can become US CPAs

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professions. Though it is considered India's highest accounting degree, it is not recognized in all countries.

13 Jul 2020


Bachchans are stable, do not need intense treatment: Report

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77) and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (44), who are currently admitted to the isolation ward of Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital due to their COVID-19 diagnosis, are stable and do not require intense treatment, hospital sources informed PTI on Monday.

13 Jul 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Coronavirus: India's death rate is declining, positivity rate surging

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit India, two trends have been holding ground - a decline in death rate and an increase in positivity rate.

13 Jul 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan, coronavirus-positive, thanks fans for 'eternal love'

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after his coronavirus diagnosis, on Sunday thanked fans and colleagues for their concern and prayers.

13 Jul 2020

Vivo Mobiles

Vivo X50, X50 Pro to be launched on July 16

Vivo is all set to launch its premium mid-range smartphones, the Vivo X50 and X50 Pro, in India on July 16 at 12 pm.

13 Jul 2020

Sourav Ganguly

Gavaskar slams Nasser Hussain for his comments on Indian cricket

Legend Sunil Gavaskar lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his recent comments on Team India.

12 Jul 2020


2021 Lexus LS (facelift) sedan with cosmetic, feature upgrades launched

Japanese luxury automaker Lexus has finally unveiled its 2021 LS (facelift) sedan.

12 Jul 2020


Google for India: New product announcements teased for July 13

Google plans to hold its sixth annual "Google for India" event on Monday, July 13.

12 Jul 2020


Apple is planning to shift China production to India: Report

Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is set to invest up to $1 billion in its Chennai plant in India.

12 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: With 28,000+ new cases, India records biggest single-day spike

India has reported 28,637 fresh COVID-19 cases - the biggest single-day spike so far - in 24 hours since 8:00am on Saturday. The nationwide tally now stands at 8.49 lakh.