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All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

02 Jul 2020

All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

In a major development, all monuments, including the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra and New Delhi's Red Fort, will be reopened to the public starting Monday, July 6, the central government announced on Thursday.

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.

Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman

30 Jun 2020

Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman

In a shocking incident, a government employee in Andhra Pradesh brutally assaulted a woman colleague after she asked him to wear a mask.

Visakhapatnam: Gas leak at pharma plant claims two lives

30 Jun 2020

Visakhapatnam: Gas leak at pharma plant claims two lives

In a terrible piece of news, two workers died and four were hospitalized after harmful gas leaked from a factory in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam around midnight on Monday. The incident was reported from the Sainor Life Sciences pharmaceutical company.

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

29 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

The easing of coronavirus-induced lockdown led to a worrying rise in cases prompting few states to toy with the idea of re-imposing some curbs.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 5.5L; Bengal, Karnataka see record spikes

29 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 5.5L; Bengal, Karnataka see record spikes

India on Sunday reported over 19,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases to 5.49 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 16,490 with nearly 400 more fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.29 lakh after record spike

28 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.29 lakh after record spike

On Saturday, India detected roughly 20,000 new coronavirus infections—the biggest single-day spike yet.

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: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike

25 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike

India on Wednesday reported nearly 17,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the nation's biggest single-day spike yet.

Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana

24 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana

India reported over 15,000 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the total past 4.56 lakh. Nearly 460 new deaths in the past 24 hours also took the death toll to 14,485.

Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

India on Monday reported over 13,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 4.4 lakh. Meanwhile, with over 300 more fatalities, the death toll crossed 14,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.26 lakh; Delhi surpasses Tamil Nadu

22 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.26 lakh; Delhi surpasses Tamil Nadu

Over 15,000 new coronavirus infections were detected across India on Sunday, taking the nationwide total past 4.26 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll also crossed 13,700.

Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know

19 Jun 2020

Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know

Elections to fill 19 vacant seats in the Rajya Sabha across eight states, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya, were held on Friday.

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

19 Jun 2020

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.

Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet

18 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet

India on Wednesday reported roughly 13,000 new coronavirus infections in the biggest single-day spike yet.

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.

After spending 18 days on ventilator, four-month-old beats coronavirus

13 Jun 2020

After spending 18 days on ventilator, four-month-old beats coronavirus

Amid gloomy news items about the coronavirus pandemic, a story of hope and resilience was reported from Andhra Pradesh.

Coronavirus: Look towards death toll, not cases, suggest experts

13 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Look towards death toll, not cases, suggest experts

With a population of 1.3 billion, India's coronavirus tally is a little above 3 lakh, a number which has made the government happy. It has been reiterating that the lockdown and subsequent measures curtailed the transmission.

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet

08 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet

India on Sunday recorded roughly 11,000 new coronavirus infections, marking its biggest spike. The nationwide tally has now surged past 2.5 lakh while the death toll stood at 7,205.

Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country

07 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country

On Saturday, India reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 2.46 lakh.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

31 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

India on Saturday recorded roughly 8,600 new coronavirus infections—the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases yet.

Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed

29 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed

As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.

End of Lockdown 4.0 nears, Shah and Modi discuss strategy

29 May 2020

End of Lockdown 4.0 nears, Shah and Modi discuss strategy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and number 2 in his government, Home Minister Amit Shah, met on Friday to discuss the strategy on the country-wide lockdown, whose fourth phase is due to end on Sunday, May 31. The big announcement could be made tomorrow.

Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes

29 May 2020

Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes

As Lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?

Coronavirus: 4,533 dead in India; COVID-19 cases reach 1.58 lakh

28 May 2020

Coronavirus: 4,533 dead in India; COVID-19 cases reach 1.58 lakh

India on Wednesday recorded a sharp spike in the number of coronavirus infections with over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases.

Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row

26 May 2020

Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row

After spending two months at his Jubilee Hills residence, Hyderabad, in neighboring Telangana, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu returned to the state on Monday, only to spark a major controversy.

India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

25 May 2020

India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.

Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists

24 May 2020

Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists

Even as domestic passenger flights are set to resume in India from Monday, some states have questioned the move citing issues with rules and their reluctance to accept flights.

Did you know Money Heist's Nairobi speaks Telugu? Watch video

20 May 2020

Did you know Money Heist's Nairobi speaks Telugu? Watch video

In the Netflix crime drama Money Heist, Alba Flores aka Nairobi is known for her smarts and sass.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

18 May 2020

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

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.

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

16 May 2020

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.

Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?

15 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?

A third extension of the nationwide lockdown, that started on March 25 to contain the spread of coronavirus, is all but certain.

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

07 May 2020

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

A tragic incident unfolded in Visakhapatnam early Thursday morning when a gas leaked from a chemical plant in the city.

Vizag: Gas leakage kills eight; PM Modi calls urgent meeting

07 May 2020

Vizag: Gas leakage kills eight; PM Modi calls urgent meeting

In a terrible piece of news, a gas leakage at a chemical plant in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, took eight lives and made hundreds sick. The incident happened around 3 am on Thursday.

Liquor stores to open, industry plans 'contactless' sales

02 May 2020

Liquor stores to open, industry plans 'contactless' sales

Last evening, Ministry of Home Affairs announced that the nationwide lockdown has been extended for two weeks from May 4, but it gave relaxations in various sectors.

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.