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Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 54 lakh cases; 86,800 dead

20 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 54 lakh cases; 86,800 dead

India's COVID-19 tally neared 54 lakh on Saturday as over 92,000 fresh coronavirus infections were registered in the past 24 hours. The death toll has risen to 86,795 with over 1,100 fresh fatalities.

NIA arrests nine al-Qaeda terrorists from Kerala, Bengal after raids

19 Sep 2020

NIA arrests nine al-Qaeda terrorists from Kerala, Bengal after raids

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested nine al-Qaeda terrorists from Kerala and West Bengal after raids at multiple locations, reports said on Saturday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 52 lakh with 96k+ new cases

18 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 52 lakh with 96k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 96,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 52.12 lakh cases. The death toll climbed to 84,424 after reporting over 1,100 fresh fatalities on Thursday.

Actor's picture shared as doctor who died of COVID-19

17 Sep 2020

Actor's picture shared as doctor who died of COVID-19

A young woman's picture is being widely circulated across social media platforms, with the claim that she is one Dr. Vidhi, a medical professional from Ahmedabad, who died due to COVID-19.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 51.1L with record 98k new cases

17 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 51.1L with record 98k new cases

On Wednesday, India reported the biggest single-day spike of nearly 98,000 new coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 51.15 lakh. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 83,251.

Kerala allows coronavirus-positive migrant laborers to work, if they're asymptomatic

16 Sep 2020

Kerala allows coronavirus-positive migrant laborers to work, if they're asymptomatic

Even as the number of coronavirus infections continues to rise across India, the Kerala government has allowed migrant laborers to work if they have COVID-19 but are not exhibiting symptoms.

Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk

16 Sep 2020

Now, Modi government says fake news forced migrants to walk

Taking apathetic view toward migrant crisis once again, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that panic, sparked by fake news, triggered the exodus of poor, jobless, and hungry laborers who walked thousands of kilometers to their homes.

Kerala: Malayalam actor, 44, dies after collapsing on set

14 Sep 2020

Kerala: Malayalam actor, 44, dies after collapsing on set

Prabeesh Chakkalakkal, a 44-year-old actor and dubbing artiste, died after collapsing during a film shooting in Kerala's Kochi.

'I will never cheat', says Sreesanth as his ban ends

13 Sep 2020

'I will never cheat', says Sreesanth as his ban ends

Indian pacer S Sreesanth's seven-year ban for alleged spot-fixing came to an end on Sunday.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

12 Sep 2020

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

11 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

On Thursday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 96,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 45.6 lakh. Over 1,200 fresh fatalities also pushed the death toll to 76,323.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 44.6L with record 95k+ new cases

10 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 44.6L with record 95k+ new cases

On Wednesday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 95,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 44.6 lakh while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 75,109.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 43.6L with nearly 90k new cases

09 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 43.6L with nearly 90k new cases

On Tuesday, India reported nearly 90,000 coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 43,67,416. For the second consecutive day, India reported over 1,100 fresh fatalities, pushing the death toll to 73,941.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 42L, overtakes Brazil

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 42L, overtakes Brazil

On Sunday, India reported 91,000+ new coronavirus infections. The tally has reached 42,02,533 while the death toll is 71,705.

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

06 Sep 2020

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

An ambulance driver in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman, who had tested positive for COVID-19, the police said on Sunday.

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

06 Sep 2020

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

Almost a quarter of all suicides recorded in 2019 involved daily-wage earners, the recently released report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 41L with record 90k+ new cases

06 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 41L with record 90k+ new cases

On Saturday, India registered over 90,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike so far. The nationwide tally crossed 41 lakh while the death toll climbed to 70,696 with over 1,000 fresh fatalities.

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

31 Aug 2020

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

Unable to find a job, a 28-year-old man, identified as Anu, allegedly committed suicide in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Sunday.

Congress MP dies of coronavirus, spoke about it in Parliament

29 Aug 2020

Congress MP dies of coronavirus, spoke about it in Parliament

Congress MP H Vasanthakumar, who passed away due to coronavirus on Friday, had spoken about the seriousness of the disease in the Parliament but was shunned.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases

27 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases

On Wednesday, India saw a record single-day spike of over 75,000 new coronavirus infections. The total number of cases has now crossed 33 lakh while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll past 60,000.

Kerala nurse on death penalty in Yemen recounts horrid tale

26 Aug 2020

Kerala nurse on death penalty in Yemen recounts horrid tale

Last week, Nimisha Priya made headlines after she was handed the death sentence for killing her "husband," a Yemeni national, and chopping his body into pieces.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 32.31 lakh; over 59,000 dead

26 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 32.31 lakh; over 59,000 dead

On Tuesday, India reported 66,000 new coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 32.31 lakh. Over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 59,629.

Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition

26 Aug 2020

Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition

On Tuesday evening, a fire broke out in the North block of the Kerala Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram, sparking a political row.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3 million mark

23 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3 million mark

The total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed the three million mark on Saturday. The nationwide total has now reached 30.43 lakh while the death toll rose to 56,855.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 28.3 lakh after record single-day spike

20 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 28.3 lakh after record single-day spike

India on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of over 69,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 28.35 lakh while the death toll crossed 54,000 with over 900 more fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 27.6 lakh; over 20 lakh recovered

19 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 27.6 lakh; over 20 lakh recovered

India on Tuesday reported over 63,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 27.66 lakh. The death toll also crossed 53,000 with over 1,000 more fatalities on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

18 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

India on Monday reported roughly 54,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 27.01 lakh while the death toll neared 52,000 with over 800 more fatalities on Monday.

Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

17 Aug 2020

Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was targeted by Twitter users (and rightly so) after he met Emine Erdogan, Turkey's First Lady, on a trip to Istanbul while shooting for his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha.

Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

17 Aug 2020

Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

15 Aug 2020

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

Lav Agarwal, joint secretary of the Health Ministry, the Centre's face in efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, tested positive for the virus on Friday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

14 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

India on Thursday reported roughly 64,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 24.6 lakh. Over 1,000 more fatalities also took the death toll past 48,000.

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

12 Aug 2020

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.

Renault is offering massive discounts on these cars

10 Aug 2020

Renault is offering massive discounts on these cars

In a bid to boost sales this Independence Day, Renault has announced a host of deals and offers on its Duster, Triber, and KWID models.

Kerala: Toll in Idukki landslide rises to 43, many missing

10 Aug 2020

Kerala: Toll in Idukki landslide rises to 43, many missing

The landslide that occurred in Kerala on Friday, August 7, has claimed 43 lives so far, multiple reports said.

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

10 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 21.5 lakh with another record spike

09 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 21.5 lakh with another record spike

On Saturday, India saw a record single-day spike of over 63,000 new coronavirus infections. Saturday marked the third consecutive day that the daily new cases stood over 60,000.

'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror

08 Aug 2020

'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror

A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.

Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered

08 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered

The digital flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder from the Air India flight that crashed in Kerala on Friday evening have been recovered, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.

Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

08 Aug 2020

Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

Last evening, an Air India Express repatriation flight met with a terrible tragedy while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport, killing at least 18 people, including both pilots.

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

08 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.