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28 May 2020, 8:11 PM

ICC defers decision on all agenda items including fate of T20 WC in Australia until June 10

International Cricket Council Board defers decision on “all agenda items”, including fate of T20 World Cup in Australia, until June 10

28 May 2020, 7:53 PM

11 new COVID-19 cases in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar, total rises to 377 and active 110: Official

28 May 2020, 7:53 PM

344 new positive cases, 6 deaths reported in West Bengal

344 new positive cases and 6 deaths have been reported in the state in last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 4,536 and death toll is at 229: Department of Health, West Bengal Govt.

28 May 2020, 7:53 PM

Bus controversy: UP Congress chief's bail plea postponed

A special MP-MLA court on Thursday postponed the hearing on Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu's bail plea in connection with the bus controversy till May 30.

28 May 2020, 7:53 PM

Prevalence of ‘silent’ COVID-19 infections much higher than thought

The prevalence of ‘silent’ symptomless COVID-19 infections may be much higher percentage has been infected than thought, according to a study of people isolated on a cruise ship during the pandemic.

28 May 2020, 7:08 PM

Southern Railway HQ closed after staff test positive for Covid-19

After some staff members tested positive for coronavirus, the Southern Railway said on Thursday that its headquarters here will be closed for two days.

According to an official, the headquarters will reopen on Monday after the weekend holidays.

The office was functioning with 50 per cent staff strength. The office will be disinfected before it reopens next week.

28 May 2020, 6:44 PM

NHRC notices to Railways, Union Home Secy, govts of Guj, Bihar over hardships faced by migrants onboard trains: Official

28 May 2020, 6:43 PM

The 36th National Games, scheduled in October-November in Goa, postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic, says IOA President

28 May 2020, 6:42 PM

Total 827 new positive cases reported in Tamil Nadu

Total 827 positive cases reported today, including persons who travelled from other states. Tamil Nadu’s total cases stand at 19,372: State Health Minister

28 May 2020, 6:40 PM

36 new COVID-19 positive case reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai

36 new COVID-19 positive case have been reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai, taking the total number of positive cases to 1675. Death toll stand at 61: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

28 May 2020, 6:39 PM

25 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Assam

25 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Assam; taking the total number of cases to 856. Active cases stand at 762: Assam Health Minister

28 May 2020, 6:15 PM

115 new COVID19 cases reported in Karnataka

115 new COVID19 cases reported in the state today, taking the total number of cases to 2533: Karnataka Health Department

28 May 2020, 6:14 PM

6 passengers on IndiGo's Bengaluru-Coimbatore flight and 2 on Delhi-Coimbatore flight on Wednesday test positive for COVID-19: Airline

28 May 2020, 6:13 PM

Delhi Jal Board office to remain closed till 30th May after 3 employees test positive

Delhi: The second floor of Delhi Jal Board office to remain closed till 30th May, after 3 employees have been tested positive for COVID19.

28 May 2020, 6:13 PM

Total number of COVID19 cases in Mumbai Fire Brigade is 41

The total number of COVID19 cases in Mumbai Fire Brigade is 41 including 22 persons under treatment and 2 deaths.

28 May 2020, 6:06 PM

Karnataka suspends arrivals of flights, trains and vehicles from Maharashtra, Gujarat

Karnataka suspends arrivals of flights, trains and vehicles from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, MP & Rajasthan into the state to contain the spread of COVID-19.

28 May 2020, 6:05 PM

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai Fire Brigade is 41 including 22 persons under treatment and 2 deaths.

28 May 2020, 5:53 PM

Himachal Pradesh reports total 276 cases, 5 deaths

The total number of COVID19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh is 276 including 200 actives cases, 67 recovered and 5 deaths: State Health Department

28 May 2020, 5:52 PM

Ladakh reports total 54 cases, 43 cured

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Ladakh is 54 including 11 active cases and 43 cured: Govt of Union Territory of Ladakh

28 May 2020, 5:27 PM

Uttarakhand records 24 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 493: Health Dept

28 May 2020, 5:27 PM

One death has been reported in the state, says Kerala CM

One death has been reported in the state. The deceased who was a native of Telangana had mistakenly boarded a train for Kerala instead of Telangana: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

28 May 2020, 5:17 PM

84 new positive cases have been reported in Kerala today: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

28 May 2020, 4:34 PM

9 more positive cases in Chennai, 18 total cases

The total number of COVID19 cases rises to 18 with 9 more people testing positive. All 9 people have returned from Chennai: Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom

28 May 2020, 4:26 PM

Train passengers are not strictly following social distancing norms, are crowding platform stalls: Food vendors association to Rlys

28 May 2020, 4:25 PM

9 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland; total rises to 18: Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom

28 May 2020, 4:25 PM

Big industries and Individual academics are trying develop vaccines, says Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India

There are about a total of 30 groups in India, big industry to individual academics, who are trying got develop vaccines, of around 20 are keeping a good pace: Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

28 May 2020, 4:23 PM

No bus/train fare shall be charged from migrant workers, says SC

SC said that no bus/train fare shall be charged from migrant workers. They should be provided with food by the state; railways to provide food and water on trains.

28 May 2020, 4:15 PM

Fight against Coronavirus will be won through vaccine and drugs, says Niti Aayog

The fight against Coronavirus will be won through vaccine and drugs. Our country's science and technology institutions and pharma industry are very strong: VK Paul, Member- Health, Niti Aayog

28 May 2020, 4:02 PM

Tablighi Jamaat gathering case: Delhi's Saket Court to further hear the matter on June 25

28 May 2020, 3:00 PM

Indore COVID-19 tally up by 78 to 3,260; death toll 122: Health official.

28 May 2020, 2:56 PM

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra hospitalised after COVID-19 symptoms

BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra has been admitted to a private hospital in Gurgaon after he showed symptoms of COVID-19, sources said.

He is admitted to the Medanta hospital in Gurgaon, hospital sources said on Thursday.

The BJP leader has shown symptoms of COVID-19, a source said, reported Indian Express

28 May 2020, 2:43 PM

Nepal reports highest single-day spike of 156 new COVID-19 cases over last 24 hours, 1,042 total cases

Nepal reports highest single-day spike of 156 new COVID-19 cases over last 24 hours, total cases now at 1,042. Death toll stands at 5 while 187 people have recovered: Health Ministry

28 May 2020, 2:38 PM

24 fresh COVID-19 cases in Assam, total rises to 798: Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

28 May 2020, 2:12 PM

Delhi HC allows shifting 955 foreign nationals to alternate places of accommodation related to Markaz incident

Delhi HC allows shifting 955 foreign nationals to alternate places of accommodation related to Markaz incident. Court stated that all foreign national will be shifted from quarantine centres to 9 designated places. Tablighi Jamaat to be responsible for their food, daily needs.

28 May 2020, 2:01 PM

128 fresh COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh, tally rises to 3,245: State govt

28 May 2020, 1:37 PM

SC starts hearing the matter of plight of the migrant labourers, of which it had taken suo motu cognisance earlier

28 May 2020, 1:21 PM

Bangladesh won't extend COVID-19 shutdown

The Bangladesh government has decided not to extend the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic, allowing offices to reopen on May 31, the media reported.

Offices and other workplaces will be allowed to operate on a limited scale until June 15, subject to their compliance with several health and hygiene directives, bdnews24 quoted State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain as saying on Wednesday.

28 May 2020, 1:20 PM

3 more test positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh, tally mounts to 277: Officials

28 May 2020, 1:20 PM

131 more police personnel test positive, 2,095 total cases in Maharashtra Police

In the last 24 hours, 131 police personnel have tested positive and 2 deaths have been reported. Total number of positive cases in Maharashtra Police rise to 2,095 with death toll at 22. Total 897 personnel have recovered and 1178 cases are active: Maharashtra Police

28 May 2020, 1:15 PM

Employment for 200 days should be ensured under MNREGA, says Priyanka Gandhi

28 May 2020, 1:15 PM

Our leaders are being arrested but we have not lost hope, says Priyanka Gandhi

28 May 2020, 1:13 PM

We request Modi government to give money to the poor in this pandemic, says Priyanka Gandhi

28 May 2020, 1:12 PM

Govt is not able to see the pain of the poor, says Priyanks Gandhi

28 May 2020, 1:12 PM

Priyanka Gandhi talks about the ordeal over migrants

28 May 2020, 1:11 PM

This is not the time for Politics, says Priyanka Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:52 PM

Maharashtra: Migrants in Mumbai's Dharavi form long queues, waiting to board buses to go to railway stations

Maharashtra: Migrants in Mumbai's Dharavi form long queues, waiting to board buses to go to railway stations, to return to their home states on special trains.

28 May 2020, 12:43 PM

75 new positive cases in Karnataka, 2,493 total cases, 47 deaths

75 new positive cases and 28 people discharged in Karnataka in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 2,493, including 809 discharged and 47 deaths: Government of Karnataka.

28 May 2020, 12:36 PM

Cong 'Speak Up India' campaign: Party chief Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to unlock its coffers and help needy affected by COVID-19

28 May 2020, 12:35 PM

Asymptomatic passenger tested positive for COVID-19 at quarantine centre in Madurai after flying in from Bengaluru on May 27: IndiGo

28 May 2020, 12:22 PM

In this time of crisis, Congress stands besides those in pain, says Sonia Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:20 PM

Instead of giving loans to small businesses govt should give them money, says Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:19 PM

Employment for 200 days should be ensured under MNREGA, says Sonia Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:13 PM

Govt should transfer migrants safely and free of cost, says Sonia Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:13 PM

Govt should give ₹7,500 directly to poor for 6 months, says Congress Chief

28 May 2020, 12:10 PM

We request Modi government to give money to the poor in this pandemic, says Sonia Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:06 PM

Since day 1 Congress has advised centre to help the farmers, migrants and small scale industries but the govt could not understand it, says Congress Chief

28 May 2020, 12:02 PM

Govt could not hear the pain of the migrants walking thousand kilometres bare foot, says Sonia Gnadhi

28 May 2020, 12:02 PM

Due to the pandemic our country is going through major financial crisis, says Soniya Gandhi

28 May 2020, 12:02 PM

Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi speaks about the ordeal of the migrants

28 May 2020, 11:37 AM

Andhra Pradesh reports 54 new positive cases, 2,841 total cases, 59 deaths

54 new positive cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in last 24 hours; 45 people discharged and 1 death reported in this duration. Total number of positive cases in the state rises to 2,841, including 1,958 discharged and 59 deaths: State Command Control Room

28 May 2020, 11:17 AM

131 fresh cases in Rajasthan, 7,947 total cases, 179 deaths

131 total positive cases, 6 deaths, 4 recovered in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 7,947, including 179 deaths, 4,566 recovered and 3,913 discharged: State health department

28 May 2020, 10:45 AM

67 new positive cases in Odisha, 1,660 total cases

67 new positive cases detected in Odisha today, the total number of positive cases in the state rises to 1,660: Odisha health department

28 May 2020, 10:39 AM

Relaxation in the air, Agra's COVID tally rose by 5 to 875

Though officially the lockdown-4 continues till May 31, shop keepers in mandis and bazaars of Agra, have geared up to resume commercial activities as soon as they get a green signal from the administration.

Early Thursday, the street markets were buzzing with activity as more people stirred out of their homes, of course with masks and helmets.

Factories outside the municipal limits have already started, with reduced number of workers.

28 May 2020, 10:03 AM

Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Thursday to hold video conference with municipal commissioners, DMs of 13 COVID-19 hit cities: MHA officials

28 May 2020, 9:51 AM

6 more positive cases in Chandigarh, 288 total cases

6 more positive cases reported in Bapu Dham Colony. The total number positive cases in Chandigarh rises to 288.

28 May 2020, 9:42 AM

Traffic congestion at Delhi-Ghaziabad border near Ghazipur, after Ghaziabad sealed the border with Delhi, due to rise in Coronavirus cases.

28 May 2020, 9:26 AM

14-day quarantine must for foreign returnees in Haryana

The Haryana government has directed all Deputy Commissioners to ensure that international travellers arriving in the state will remain in institutional quarantine for the first seven days and then home quarantine for the next similar days.

28 May 2020, 9:22 AM

Spike of 6,566 new cases and 194 deaths in last 24 hours, 1,58,333 cases in India

Spike of 6,566 new cases and 194 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 1,58,333 including 86,110 active cases, 67,692 cured/discharged/migrated and 4,531 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

28 May 2020, 9:12 AM

Delhi Police to file chargesheets against 536 Tablighi Jamaat members from three nations

The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police will file 12 chargesheets against 536 Tablighi Jamaat members from three countries, officials said on Thursday.

Till now, the police has already filed chargesheets against 374 foreigners from 32 countries.

The officials said the charges against the Tablighi Jamaat members pertain to violation of visa rules, government guidelines regarding the Epidemic Disease Act and acting negligently in a way that was likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life.

28 May 2020, 8:36 AM

Global COVID-19 cases near 5.7 million, says Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 5.7 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 355,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,690,951, while the death toll increased to 355,615, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US has also reached a grim milestone of over 100,000 COVID-19 deaths.

Currently, the country has 1,699,126 confirmed cases and 100,418 deaths, both tallies account for the highest in the world, according to the CSSE.

Meanwhile in terms of cases, Brazil comes in the second place with 411,821 infections.

This was followed by Russia (370,680), the UK (268,619), Spain (236,259), Italy (231,139), France (183,038), Germany (181,524), Turkey (159,797), India (158,086), Iran (141,591), and Peru (135,905), the CSSE figures showed.

Regarding fatalities, the UK continues in the second position after the US with 37,542 COVID-19 deaths, the highest fatalities in Europe.

The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Italy (33,072), France (28,599), Spain (27,117), and Brazil (25,598).

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