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Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.26 lakh; biggest spike in infections

05 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.26 lakh; biggest spike in infections

With almost 10,000 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, India recorded its biggest single-day spike yet again.

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

03 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

02 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.

As coronavirus cases spike, why is India easing lockdown restrictions

01 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, why is India easing lockdown restrictions

As the fourth phase of India's nationwide lockdown ended, the number coronavirus infections surged past 1.9 lakh.

Coronavirus: India surpasses France and Germany; becomes 7th worst-hit country

01 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses France and Germany; becomes 7th worst-hit country

India on Sunday reported roughly 8,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 1.9 lakh. The death toll also rose to 5,403.

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

31 May 2020

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 65th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

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 extended in containment zones till June 30: Home Ministry

30 May 2020

Lockdown extended in containment zones till June 30: Home Ministry

A day before the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown is scheduled to end, the government issued fresh guidelines for a phased reopening of activities in areas outside of containment zones for a month.

Four steps ahead of coronavirus: Kejriwal as Delhi cases spike

30 May 2020

Four steps ahead of coronavirus: Kejriwal as Delhi cases spike

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday assured that the government is "four steps ahead" of the coronavirus as the number of infections have spiked over the past few days.

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

30 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

As India nears the end of the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the Centre is preparing guidelines for "Lockdown 5.0."

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll nears 5,000

30 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll nears 5,000

India on Friday reported over 7,700 new coronavirus infections marking the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases.

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.

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

29 May 2020

Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh

India on Thursday reported nearly 7,300 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 1.65 lakh. The nationwide death toll also rose to 4,710.

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.

Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts

27 May 2020

Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday allowed Class X and XII students to appear for their pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations from the district where they are currently present.

Migrants' crisis: Video captures toddler trying to wake dead mother

27 May 2020

Migrants' crisis: Video captures toddler trying to wake dead mother

At a train station in Bihar, a toddler was seen playing with the shroud covering his mother's body in a video that has now gone viral.

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.

Lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal Pradesh's 2 districts

25 May 2020

Lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal Pradesh's 2 districts

Two districts in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh have decided to extend the coronavirus lockdown by a month till June 30.

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

25 May 2020

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari has come under fire for violating lockdown guidelines after he was seen playing a game of cricket in Sonipat, Haryana.

As coronavirus cases rise, expert says 'June to be worse'

25 May 2020

As coronavirus cases rise, expert says 'June to be worse'

India has witnessed a record spike in daily COVID-19 cases consecutively for the past four days. However, the situation is expected to worsen in June, an expert said.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll crosses 4,000

25 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll crosses 4,000

India on Sunday recorded roughly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections for the fourth consecutive day.

Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray

24 May 2020

Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the lockdown may not be lifted on May 31 as the "multiplication of the virus" is picking up.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

24 May 2020

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

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.

Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

24 May 2020

Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

India on Saturday reported over 6,600 new coronavirus infections, marking the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.

35 lakh migrants traveled via 2,600 Shramik Specials, says Centre

23 May 2020

35 lakh migrants traveled via 2,600 Shramik Specials, says Centre

The Shramik Special trains have transported 35 lakh migrants between states since they started operations on May 1, the government revealed on Saturday. Till now, 2,600 trains have been run.

UP-bound Shramik train carrying migrants ends up in Odisha

23 May 2020

UP-bound Shramik train carrying migrants ends up in Odisha

A Shramik Special train ferrying passengers from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh landed up in Odisha on Friday, leaving passengers confused.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

23 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

India on Friday detected roughly 6,500 fresh cases of COVID-19, marking the highest single-jump day in coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day.

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.

Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges

22 May 2020

Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges

In yet another incident highlighting the poor execution of the nationwide lockdown, a video showing a man feeding on an animal carcass on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway has emerged online. The video has sparked outrage online.

Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25

22 May 2020

Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25

National carrier Air India has opened bookings for domestic flights scheduled from May 25 onwards, when civil aviation operations are slated to resume partially.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

22 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

India on Thursday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases yet, with over 6,000 coronavirus infections.

Coronavirus: 3,434 dead in India; 5 states record biggest spikes

21 May 2020

Coronavirus: 3,434 dead in India; 5 states record biggest spikes

On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India surged past 1.12 lakh, with an uptick of over 5,200 new COVID-19 cases. The death toll in the outbreak also stood at 3,434.

Domestic flights to resume from May 25: Civil Aviation Minister

20 May 2020

Domestic flights to resume from May 25: Civil Aviation Minister

Domestic flights are set to resume operations from May 25 after being grounded for nearly two months amid the nationwide lockdown, imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165

19 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165

India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.

Delhi announces lockdown 4.0 guidelines; here's what will remain open

18 May 2020

Delhi announces lockdown 4.0 guidelines; here's what will remain open

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the guidelines for the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown aka "lockdown 4.0."

Lockdown 4.0: Karnataka bans entry of people from 4 states

18 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0: Karnataka bans entry of people from 4 states

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that the state has restricted the entry of persons from four states till May 31.

Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31; here are the guidelines

17 May 2020

Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31; here are the guidelines

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday directed the central and state governments to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 31.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till May 31

17 May 2020

Coronavirus: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till May 31

The Maharashtra government on Sunday decided to extend the state-wide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The lockdown will now last until May 31.

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.