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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 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.

Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland

10 May 2020

Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland

Madhya Pradesh has the highest rate of infant mortality, recording 48 deaths per 1,000 live births, government data released on Friday showed. Meanwhile, Nagaland recorded the best infant mortality rate (IMR) across India.

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

08 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

20 Apr 2020

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.

Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here

14 May 2019

Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here

India's private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Tuesday predicted that the Southwest Monsoon this year is likely to hit the Southern Kerala coast on 4 June, making a timely onset.

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.

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

25 Dec 2018

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.

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.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 most beautiful Indian islands you must visit

17 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: Top 5 most beautiful Indian islands you must visit

India is (fortunately!) one such country that has been blessed with abundant natural beauty.

#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

10 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

Honeymoons, just like weddings, are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they have to be unforgettably special.

Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s

30 Jul 2018

Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s

Writer Henry Miller once said, "One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of seeing things."

IRCTC brings you five-day Andaman trip at just Rs. 21,120!

19 Jun 2018

IRCTC brings you five-day Andaman trip at just Rs. 21,120!

If you have been thinking of visiting Andaman and Nicobar but haven't yet managed to, stay free this Independence Day.

Center asks states to monitor Rohingyas' activities, confine their movement

04 Jun 2018

Center asks states to monitor Rohingyas' activities, confine their movement

Stepping up its clampdown on Rohingya refugees, the Center has asked states to confine them to specified areas and record their biometrics, which'll prevent them from getting Indian documents illegally and help in their repatriation.

Engineering colleges' intake to reduce by 1.36 lakh seats

21 Apr 2018

Engineering colleges' intake to reduce by 1.36 lakh seats

Engineering colleges across seven states have approached All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to reduce the number of seats in B.Tech/M.Tech courses by 1.3 lakh, effective the new session in July.

Upcoming ASEAN summit: North-eastern states to play a major role

28 Nov 2017

Upcoming ASEAN summit: North-eastern states to play a major role

In a first, India's north-eastern states are set to play a major role during the upcoming ASEAN-India summit.

#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?

25 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?

The Indian military conducted a major exercise in the Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Islands from November 20 to 24.

Unemployment rates rising in India

07 Feb 2017

Unemployment rates rising in India

Minister of State for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in the Rajya Sabha that the overall unemployment rate in the country was on the rise. He said backward classes were affected significantly.

India's employment dwindling by 550 jobs per day

20 Oct 2016

India's employment dwindling by 550 jobs per day

The data released by Labour Bureau early 2016 painted a scary picture of Indian employment.