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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

#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.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; tally crosses 90,000

17 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; tally crosses 90,000

India on Saturday reported roughly 4,800 new cases of COVID-19, hitting the biggest spike again—the second time since last Sunday.

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

15 May 2020

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

18 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

16 Apr 2020

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

Coronavirus: 300 Indian students remain stuck in Kazakhstan

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 300 Indian students remain stuck in Kazakhstan

Even as India repatriated hundreds of Indians amid the coronavirus pandemic, over 300 Indian students remain stuck in Kazakhstan.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

11 Mar 2020

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.

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

23 Feb 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.

This Indian woman footballer becomes first to bag overseas contract

30 Jan 2020

This Indian woman footballer becomes first to bag overseas contract

In a historic moment for Indian football, Bala Devi has become the first woman from the nation to bag a professional contract from a foreign club.

After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding

27 Jan 2020

After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding

A manhunt of sorts has been launched to nab Sharjeel Imam, a former student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who gave an inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16.

Salman's sister Arpita, husband Aayush Sharma to become parents again?

27 Jul 2019

Salman's sister Arpita, husband Aayush Sharma to become parents again?

Congratulations are in order for Salman Khan, especially on the personal front.

Caught-on-camera: RJD minister, on 'study tour', forcibly dances with woman

10 Jun 2019

Caught-on-camera: RJD minister, on 'study tour', forcibly dances with woman

It's a well-known fact that some men know the art of making women uncomfortable a bit too well. This is what RJD lawmaker Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav did when he went to Northeast on a "study tour".

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

17 May 2019

Bengaluru: Three men gang-rape two Manipuri transgender students

Two transgender students were allegedly gang-raped in Bengaluru on Sunday evening by three men.

Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead

17 Apr 2019

Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead

Unseasonal rain and dust storm on Tuesday claimed at least 35 lives in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur and several other parts of the country.

#LokSabhaElections: Voters turn out in large numbers in phase 1

12 Apr 2019

#LokSabhaElections: Voters turn out in large numbers in phase 1

Amid reports of non-functional EVMs, missing names on voters' list, and violence, the first phase of 17th Lok Sabha elections concluded on Thursday. Citizens voted to elect representatives for 91 LS seats.

Ariban Syam Sharma to return Padma Shri to protest Citizenship-Bill

03 Feb 2019

Ariban Syam Sharma to return Padma Shri to protest Citizenship-Bill

On Sunday, veteran Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma announced that he would like to return his Padma Shri award to protest against the Central government's Citizenship Bill.

Manipur: Chinese grenades, live AK-47 ammo seized from ZUF sympathizer

15 Dec 2018

Manipur: Chinese grenades, live AK-47 ammo seized from ZUF sympathizer

A huge consignment of weapons, ammunition, and explosives have been recovered from Manipur, after security forces apprehended a woman sympathizer of the Manipuri militant group Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF).

Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

17 Nov 2018

Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

Three security personnel, including one BSF jawan, were injured after suspected militants carried out a grenade attack at the Manipur Assembly complex.

Manipur CM talks about state becoming an ideal tourist destination

11 Nov 2018

Manipur CM talks about state becoming an ideal tourist destination

Manipur is trying to firmly position itself on the tourism map of the country, riding on the picturesque beauty of its lush-green valleys and forested hills, along with the annual Sangai Festival which showcases the state's rich tradition to the world.

Teenager Sidak emulates Kumble, picks 10 wickets in one innings

03 Nov 2018

Teenager Sidak emulates Kumble, picks 10 wickets in one innings

Till date, only a handful of bowlers in cricket have managed to pick 10 wickets in an innings.

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

27 Oct 2018

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

Manipur filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar has suggested that the movies that are being screened at the ongoing Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) should be shown in other northeastern states.

Manipur University acting VC compares students with 'terrorists', triggers outrage

08 Oct 2018

Manipur University acting VC compares students with 'terrorists', triggers outrage

Students of Manipur University today staged a sit-in protest in reaction to acting Vice-Chancellor K Yugindro's remarks that compared them to "terrorists", M Dayamand, President of Manipur University Students' Union, said.

Manipur lynching: Four policemen suspended after video shows their presence

17 Sep 2018

Manipur lynching: Four policemen suspended after video shows their presence

Just days after a 26-year-old man was lynched at a village near Manipur's Imphal, state police have suspended four policemen after a purported video of the incident indicated that armed police personnel were present in the village during the incident.

No grudge against officers approaching Supreme Court: Defense Minister

16 Sep 2018

No grudge against officers approaching Supreme Court: Defense Minister

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no "grudge" against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

Manipur: Man lynched on suspicion of stealing vehicles; 5 arrested

15 Sep 2018

Manipur: Man lynched on suspicion of stealing vehicles; 5 arrested

A man has been allegedly lynched in Imphal West district of Manipur on suspicion of stealing vehicles, a senior police officer said.

Manipur: In missing arms case, Congress-MLA arrested by NIA

25 Aug 2018

Manipur: In missing arms case, Congress-MLA arrested by NIA

The National Investigative Agency arrested Manipur Congress MLA Yamthong Haokip on Friday in missing arms case.

Manipur University agitation resumed as MHRD-order fails to uphold commitment

19 Aug 2018

Manipur University agitation resumed as MHRD-order fails to uphold commitment

The Manipur University Community has been "compelled" to cancel its temporary suspension of agitation after HRD Ministry's fresh order "failed to uphold the commitment" on which stakeholders had reached a mutual agreement.