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Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies due to COVID-19: Report

29 May 2020

Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies due to COVID-19: Report

Famed astrologer Bejan Daruwala has died reportedly after battling the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Daruwala was 88 years old.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

28 May 2020

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

27 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 4,172; Nagaland reports 3 cases

26 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 4,172; Nagaland reports 3 cases

India on Monday recorded over 6,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to nearly 1.45 lakh.

Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

23 May 2020

Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

Three employees of the Gujarat-based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals died due to the coronavirus disease on Friday, the company said.

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

22 May 2020

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

17 May 2020

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

As India is set to enter the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, 30 municipal areas that account for 80% of all cases in India will reportedly face maximum restrictions.

US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump

16 May 2020

US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that his country will be sending ventilators to "friends in India".

Himachal: Corona+ man infects others, booked for attempt to murder

13 May 2020

Himachal: Corona+ man infects others, booked for attempt to murder

A man in Himachal Pradesh was charged with attempt to murder on Tuesday after he infected four other people, including his two-year-old daughter, with coronavirus.

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

12 May 2020

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

12 May 2020

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which was supposed to be held India in November 2020, will now take place between February 17 to March 7 in 2021.

Gujarat: Four arrested for spreading rumors about Amit Shah's health

09 May 2020

Gujarat: Four arrested for spreading rumors about Amit Shah's health

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday issued a clarification on rumors circulating about his health.

'The Song We Sang' trailer: A happy escape for women

07 May 2020

'The Song We Sang' trailer: A happy escape for women

As a society, our people and our cinema have long struggled to do justice to our women.

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

03 May 2020

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

03 May 2020

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

As a token of appreciation to the frontline warriors in the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Armed Forces began a flypast Sunday morning.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

03 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.

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 touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.

Coronavirus: Doubling rate slows to 10 days, says government

24 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Doubling rate slows to 10 days, says government

The central government on Friday said that the coronavirus cases in India are now doubling over 10 days.

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

21 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

On Monday, the number of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra's Mumbai surged past 3,000, amounting to over 16% of India's cases.

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

16 Apr 2020

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

On Wednesday, the Centre identified 170 hotspot districts and the list covered all the six metros and almost all major cities.

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

15 Apr 2020

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Kane Williamson the player of all seasons?

08 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Kane Williamson the player of all seasons?

An architect in Test cricket, a floater in the ODIs and a terrific T20I finisher, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been ruling the roost ever since he burst on to the international stage.

'Extraction': Netflix drops first trailer of Chris Hemsworth's action thriller

08 Apr 2020

'Extraction': Netflix drops first trailer of Chris Hemsworth's action thriller

Netflix has dropped the first official trailer of upcoming action-thriller movie Extraction.

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

Over the past two days, the threat of the coronavirus pandemic has increased manifold.

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

31 Mar 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

To deal with COVID-19, which has infected 1,251 and killed 32 across India, the government has identified ten hotspots, two of which are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin, a report in Indian Express said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Gujarat, J&K, Maharashtra

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Gujarat, J&K, Maharashtra

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the death toll rose further on Sunday as three deaths were reported in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, and Maharashtra.

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

Rajasthan reports first COVID-19 death as 73-year-old dies in Bhilwara

26 Mar 2020

Rajasthan reports first COVID-19 death as 73-year-old dies in Bhilwara

As India remains on lockdown due to coronavirus, the outbreak continues to claim more lives.

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

26 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

In the battle against coronavirus, no country, as populous as India, has been put under lockdown, but then the times are extraordinary.

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

26 Mar 2020

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.

Five famous fashion designers of India

11 Mar 2020

Five famous fashion designers of India

India is blessed with immensely talented designers who render exemplary designs to our fashion circuit.

Randeep Hooda talks about his Hollywood debut movie 'Extraction'

02 Mar 2020

Randeep Hooda talks about his Hollywood debut movie 'Extraction'

Randeep Hooda is all set to make his Hollywood debut with an upcoming Netflix film Extraction.

IPL 2020: Guwahati to host two home matches of RR

27 Feb 2020

IPL 2020: Guwahati to host two home matches of RR

Rajasthan Royals will have two of their home games held in Guwahati in the upcoming 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

On India visit, Ivanka Trump dons an Anita Dongre sherwani

25 Feb 2020

On India visit, Ivanka Trump dons an Anita Dongre sherwani

During their India visit, all the nitty-gritty surrounding Trumps were covered with great detail.

US-India joint statement: Will protect citizens from radical Islamic terrorism

25 Feb 2020

US-India joint statement: Will protect citizens from radical Islamic terrorism

For the second time in 24 hours, United States President Donald Trump asked Pakistan to act against terrorists flourishing on its soil and added his nation was committed to ending radical Islamic terrorism.

After grand welcome, Trump to get on with business today

25 Feb 2020

After grand welcome, Trump to get on with business today

A grand welcome to India later, US President Donald Trump will hold important talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

Donald Trump mentions 'DDLJ' and 'Sholay' in speech

24 Feb 2020

Donald Trump mentions 'DDLJ' and 'Sholay' in speech

On his maiden trip to India as the President of United States, Donald Trump brought up topics such as Bollywood and cricket, clearly to forge a connection with the Indian milieu.

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

24 Feb 2020

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

24 Feb 2020

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.