LIVE News Updates: Goa sees 2,491 new COVID-19 cases; 63 casualties

At least 2,491 persons tested positive for coronavirus, while 63 died of the infection in Goa on Thursday, an official from the state health department said

LIVE News Updates: Goa sees 2,491 new COVID-19 cases; 63 casualties
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13 May 2021, 7:59 PM

Goa sees 2,491 new COVID-19 cases; 63 casualties

At least 2,491 persons tested positive for coronavirus, while 63 died of the infection in Goa on Thursday, an official from the state health department said.

With this, the coastal state's caseload has risen to 1,30,130 and the toll has reached 1,937, the official said.

The count of recoveries rose to 95,240, after 2,266 patients were discharged from various treatment facilities during the day, he said, adding that the state is now left with 32,953 active cases.

13 May 2021, 7:42 PM

Telangana logs 4,693 fresh COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths

Source: PTI

13 May 2021, 7:28 PM

There should be no GST on COVID vaccines, drugs, says TN CM Stalin to PM Modi

GST for COVID vaccines, drugs should be made zero: Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin to PM Narendra Modi


13 May 2021, 6:53 PM

Eminent sculptor Kanaka Murthy dies of coronavirus at hospital in Bengaluru: family sources

Source: PTI

13 May 2021, 6:53 PM

CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges PM to immediately rush at least 300 MT oxygen to Kerala

CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges PM to immediately rush at least 300 MT oxygen from neighbouring storage points to Kerala due to cyclonic-storm forecast & anticipated disruptions in electricity supply


13 May 2021, 6:06 PM

NHRC issues notice to Centre, UP and Bihar over dead bodies floating in Ganga, asks for action-taken report in 4 weeks

NHRC issues notice to Centre, UP and Bihar over dead bodies floating in Ganga; asks for action-taken report in 4 weeks

Source: PTI

13 May 2021, 5:52 PM

18 elephants die in lightning strike in Kathiatoli range in Nagaon district of Assam: Forest official. range in Nagaon district of Assam: Forest official.

Source: PTI


13 May 2021, 5:50 PM

We hope Sputnik V vaccine will be available in market by next week, says  NITI Aayog

We hope Sputnik V vaccine will be available in market by next week: NITI Aayog member VK Paul

Source: PTI

13 May 2021, 4:58 PM

PM to interact with DMs of 46 high-burden COVID-19 districts on May 18, CMs to be present

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to interact with DMs of 46 high-burden COVID-19 districts on May 18, further 54 on May 20; Chief Ministers to be present: Government sources

(Source: PTI)


13 May 2021, 4:05 PM

EC postpones biennial election to Legislative Councils of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

EC has reviewed the matter & decided that due to 2nd wave of COVID-19, it wouldn't be appropriate to hold biennial election to Legislative Councils of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana till pandemic situation significantly improves & conditions become conducive to hold these polls: EC

13 May 2021, 3:34 PM

Navneet Kalra files anticipatory bail application in Delhi High Court after his bail plea was rejected by Delhi Court

Businessman Navneet Kalra files anticipatory bail application in Delhi High Court in connection with a case relating to the hoarding of oxygen concentrators in a restaurant in South Delhi.

His anticipatory bail plea was dismissed by Delhi's Saket Court earlier today.

(Source: ANI)


13 May 2021, 3:09 PM

Chhattisgarh stops construction of major projects due to COVID-19 situation

Chhattisgarh stops construction of major projects due to COVID-19 situation, cancels tenders for new state assembly building: Official order

13 May 2021, 2:57 PM

Four people injured after being stuck by lightning in Uttarkashi

Four people got injured after being stuck by lightning in a forest area of Liwadi-Fitadi village in the Uttarkashi district. Teams of SDRF & Police on the way to the spot: Mori SHO Deen Dayal


13 May 2021, 2:22 PM

Lockdown in Bihar extended till 25th May, says CM Nitish Kumar

Lockdown imposed in Bihar extended till 25th May, says CM Nitish Kumar

13 May 2021, 2:11 PM

UPSC postpones June 27 civil services preliminary examination

UPSC postpones June 27 civil services preliminary examination amid surge in COVID-19 cases; to be held on October 10


13 May 2021, 1:43 PM

Elgar case: Bombay HC asks Maha govt to submit Sudha Bharadwaj's medical report

Bombay HC on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to produce the latest medical report of lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj, an accused in the Elgar-Parishad Maoists links case, who is is currently lodged at the Byculla women's prison.

13 May 2021, 1:23 PM

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar arrives at Coochbehar, to visit post-poll violence-affected areas in the district

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar arrives at Coochbehar, to visit post-poll violence-affected areas in the district. "It is my duty to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution," says the Governor


13 May 2021, 1:20 PM

With single-day rise of 1,942 cases, Puducherry's COVID-19 tally climbs to 78,973

With single-day rise of 1,942 cases, Puducherry's COVID-19 tally climbs to 78,973: Health department official

(Source: PTI)

13 May 2021, 1:01 PM

A meeting of the ICMR COVID19 National Task Force will be held tomorrow: ICMR sources

A meeting of the ICMR COVID19 National Task Force will be held tomorrow. A decision on the inappropriate use of convalescent plasma in the treatment of COVID-19 patients also on the agenda: ICMR sources

(Source: ANI)


13 May 2021, 12:42 PM

Have told Centre to give extra oxygen from Delhi's quota to other states: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

13 May 2021, 12:36 PM

Delhi needs average of 582 metric tonnes of oxygen now, says Manish Sisodia

Delhi needs average of 582 metric tonnes of oxygen now, as against 700 MT when COVID cases peaked: Dy CM Manish Sisodia

(Source: PTI)


13 May 2021, 12:19 PM

Delhi records 10,400 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate 14 per cent

Delhi records 10,400 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate 14 per cent: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

(Source: PTI)

13 May 2021, 11:58 AM

Maharashtra Govt extends current COVID-19 restrictions till June 1

Maharashtra Government extends the current COVID19 restrictions in the state till 7am on 1st June, to fight COVID19; negative RT-PCR report mandatory for those entering the state

(Source: ANI)


13 May 2021, 11:57 AM

States fighting with one another for vaccines portrays bad image of country: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the fact that the states are left to competing and fighting with one another in the international market for COVID vaccines portrays a "bad" image of India.

13 May 2021, 11:49 AM

SC says it will pass order today on the steps to be taken to ensure the migrant and stranded labourers get ration and food

The Supreme Court says it will pass order today on the steps to be taken by Centre and State governments to ensure the migrant and stranded labourers get ration and food security and transportation to return home

Supreme Court observes that it’s inclined to direct starting of community kitchens in Delhi-NCR for the migrant labourers


13 May 2021, 11:47 AM

Two Naxalites have been killed in an encounter with C-60 unit of Maharashtra Police

Two Naxalites have been killed in an encounter with C-60 unit of Maharashtra Police in a forest of Dhanora Tehsil in Gadchiroli district: Ankit Goyal, SP Gadchiroli

(Source: ANI)

13 May 2021, 11:47 AM

Tamil Nadu: 4 people dead, 15 injured in fire at a pesticides manufacturing factory in Cuddalore

Tamil Nadu: 4 people dead, 15 injured in fire at a pesticides manufacturing factory in Cuddalore; Injured admitted to a govt hospital "Strict action will be taken against factories and companies which don't take steps to control accidents," says State Minister CV Ganesan

(Source: ANI)


13 May 2021, 11:13 AM

12-16 week gap between Covishield doses, recommends government panel

Govt panel NTAGI recommends increasing gap between two doses of Covishield to 12-16 weeks, no change for Covaxin dosage interval:sources

Pregnant women may be offered choice to take any COVID-19 vaccine;lactating women eligible for jabs any time after delivery:Govt panel

Govt panel recommends those testing positive for COVID-19 should defer vaccination for six months after recovery:sources
(Source: PTI)

13 May 2021, 10:29 AM

TN CM to hold all party meet on Covid today

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will hold a meeting of leaders of all legislature parties at the Secretariat on Thursday evening, according to an official release. The meeting is scheduled at 5 p.m.

(Source: IANS)


13 May 2021, 10:24 AM

We will give Rs 5000 per month pension to children who have lost their parents/guardians: MP CM

We will give Rs 5000 per month pension to children who have lost their parents/guardians in this COVID pandemic. We'll also arrange free education for these children & free ration for these families: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

(Source: ANI)

13 May 2021, 10:06 AM

Delhi Court refuses anticipatory bail to Navneet Kalra in oxygen concentrator black marketing case

A Delhi Court dismisses the anticipatory bail plea of businessman Navneet Kalra, in connection with a case relating to the hoarding of oxygen concentrators in a restaurant in South Delhi

(Source: ANI)


13 May 2021, 10:02 AM

Andamans reports 44 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Andaman and Nicobar Islands COVID-19 tally rose to 6,470 as 44 more people tested positive for the virus, while three fresh fatalities pushed the death toll in the union territory to 81, a health department official said on Thursday.

(Source: PTI)

13 May 2021, 10:02 AM

Maharashtra: Thane sees 1,908 new COVID-19 cases, 68 more deaths

Thane has reported1,908 new cases of coronavirus, raising the tally in the Maharashtra district to 4,94,022, an official said on Thursday.

(Source: PTI)


13 May 2021, 9:40 AM

Equity, currency markets remain shut for Id-Ul-Fitr

All major financial markets, including BSE, National Stock Exchange, bullion, forex and money markets will remain closed on Thursday on account of Id-Ul-Fitr.

(Source: PTI)

13 May 2021, 9:30 AM

India reports 3,62,727 new COVID-19 cases, 4,120 deaths

India reports 3,62,727 new COVID-19 cases, 3,52,181 discharges and 4,120 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry

(Source: ANI)


13 May 2021, 8:54 AM

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 160 million

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 159.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.32 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

(Source: IANS)

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