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Floods, landslides claim 7 more lives in Assam, 33 deaths reported so far; 15 lakh people affected by deluge in 21 districts: Officials

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1 Jul 2020, 7:43 PM

Coronavirus case count in Mumbai's Dharavi area at 2,282 with 14 new patients coming to light: civic body

1 Jul 2020, 7:43 PM

4,938 police personnel tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra so far

4,938 police personnel have tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra so far and 60 of them have succumbed to the virus: Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

1 Jul 2020, 7:33 PM

Floods, landslides claim 33 lives in Assam so far; 15 lakh people affected

Floods, landslides claim 7 more lives in Assam, 33 deaths reported so far; 15 lakh people affected by deluge in 21 districts: Officials

1 Jul 2020, 7:16 PM

Guards and drivers of trains operated by private entities will be from Indian Railways: Rlys

1 Jul 2020, 7:09 PM

19 Kashmir's National Conference leaders, who are under house detention, write to J&K principal secretary; seek immediate action

19 prominent National Conference leaders, who are under house detention in different parts of the Kashmir valley since August last year, write to Jammu & Kashmir principal secretary (home); seek immediate end to "illegal & unlawful" curbs on their "fundamental right to movement".

The leaders, including party''s general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar and Kashmir provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, have sent identical letters to the Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary (Home), urging him to lift the restrictions on their movement.

In their letters, the NC leaders said they are being subjected to an "illegal confinement" and are suffering incarceration at their residences since August 5 last year, when the centre withdrew special status of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state and divided it into two union territories.

1 Jul 2020, 6:20 PM

India recorded "excess" rainfall in the month of June. Good rainfall is expected in July: India Meteorological Department

1 Jul 2020, 6:10 PM

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman, Imran Khwaja to assume responsibilities

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman, Imran Khwaja to assume responsibilities until a successor is elected, reported NDTV

1 Jul 2020, 5:58 PM

14 new COVID-19 positive cases in Dharavi, Mumbai, 2,282 total cases

14 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 2,282: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 5:57 PM

We have started an investigation in the case: CB-CID Inspector General of Police Shankar on Tuticorin custodial deaths case

We have started an investigation in the case. We will further update on the matter: CB-CID Inspector General of Police Shankar on Tuticorin custodial deaths case, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 5:14 PM

Schools to reopen from July 27 in Haryana, colleges shut till July 31

Schools in Haryana will re-open from July 27, an order by the state's Education Department said Wednesday, following the conclusion of summer holidays that have been declared from July 1 to July 26, reported NDTV

1 Jul 2020, 4:59 PM

Uttar Pradesh's tally of COVID-19 cases rises to 24,056 with 564 fresh infections

Uttar Pradesh's tally of COVID-19 cases rises to 24,056 with 564 fresh infections, toll climbs to 718 as 21 more people succumb to the disease: Officials.

1 Jul 2020, 3:25 PM

UPSC allows candidates to change their centres for civil services preliminary examination, scheduled on October 4

1 Jul 2020, 3:17 PM

Banning apps like tiktok impulsive decision, says Nusrat Jahan, raises unemployment issue

TikTok is an entertainment app. It's an impulsive decision. What's the strategic plan? What about people who will be unemployed? People will suffer like demonetisation. I don't have any problem with the ban as it is for national security but who'll answer these question: Nusrat Jahan, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 2:20 PM

60 Maharashtra Police personnel die of COVID-19

60 Maharashtra Police personnel, including 38 from Mumbai Police, have died of COVID-19 since the outbreak of the disease: Official

1 Jul 2020, 2:09 PM

Tripura govt announces 24-hour complete lockdown on July 5

Tripura govt announces 24-hour complete lockdown on July 5 (Sunday) to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19.

1 Jul 2020, 1:26 PM

657 fresh COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh, 15,252 total cases

657 fresh COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths recorded in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 15,252 and death toll to 193. There are 8,071 active cases of the infection: State Health Department, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 1:25 PM

We've increased the number of test, says Delhi CM

We've increased the number of tests. There is a good indication, earlier around 31 out of 100 people whose samples were collected tested positive for Coronavirus. Today, 13 out of 100 people test positive: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 1:16 PM

The COVID-19 situation is improving in Delhi in last few days, says CM

The situation is improving in Delhi in the last few days. However, there is no room for complacency. This virus is unpredictable. We must continue our efforts with more vigour: CM, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 1:10 PM

6 dead & 17 injured in an explosion at a boiler of Neyveli lignite plant, Tamil Nadu

6 dead & 17 injured in an explosion at a boiler of Neyveli lignite plant: M. Sree Abhinav, Cuddalore Superintendent of Police, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 1:09 PM

Today we only have 26,000 active cases, says Delhi CM

It was predicted that by 30th June Delhi would have 1 lakh cases out of which 60,000 would be active cases but today we only have 26,000 active cases. This is the result of everyone’s hard work. We have been able to control the situation: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 12:35 PM

Govt collects ₹ 90,917 crore from GST in June

Govt collects ₹ 90,917 crore from GST in June, up from ₹ 62,009 crore mopped up in May and ₹32,294 crore in April

1 Jul 2020, 11:54 AM

Puducherry reports 30 fresh COVID-19 cases pushing tally 739

Puducherry reports 30 fresh cases of COVID-19, pushing tally of viral infections in the Union Territory to 739.

1 Jul 2020, 11:41 AM

Priyanka Gandhi slams UP govt over unemployment and fake publicity during lockdown

UP CM called the PM and organized an event and told that lakhs of jobs are being provided in small and medium industries.

But see the reality. The weavers of PM's parliamentary constituency, which are the pride of Varanasi, are today forced to live by pledging jewellery and houses.

During lockdown all their work came to a standstill.

The condition of small businessmen and workers is very bad. Only a solid package of financial support and not fake publicity, can get them out of this mess, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 11:33 AM

Explosion at a boiler in stage -2 of the Neyveli lignite plant in Tamil Nadu, 17 injured

Tamil Nadu: Explosion at a boiler in stage -2 of the Neyveli lignite plant. 17 injured persons taken to NLC lignite hospital, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 11:17 AM

78 COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, 18,092 total cases

78 COVID-19 cases and 12 recoveries reported in Rajasthan today, as of 10:30 am. Total number of cases in the state is now at 18,092, including 3,447 active cases, & 413 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 10:56 AM

251 more COVID-19 cases in Odisha, 7,316 total cases

251 more COVID-19 cases and 243 recoveries reported in Odisha on 30th June (yesterday). Total number of cases in the state at 7,316, including 5,189 recovered and 2,094 active cases: State Government, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 10:32 AM

Nagaland reports 21 new COVID-19 positive cases, 480 total cases

Nagaland reports 21 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total number of positive cases to 480 including 312 active cases, 168 recoveries and no deaths so far: Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 10:28 AM

Non-COVID patients are facing difficulty in getting treatment in India, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:24 AM

Whenever a policy is being drafted for health workers, an expert should be there, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:21 AM

Indian nurses can survive and cope inany other country or situation, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:19 AM

Government should help the families of infected workers, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:19 AM

Health care workers are fighting like the Army, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:15 AM

Many health care workers are getting infected, this is a worrying fact, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:11 AM

Infection rate is increasing and testing is decreasing in India, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:10 AM

Health workers are not being paid, how we will survive in this pandemic, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:09 AM

There is a scarcity of human resources, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:07 AM

There was a feeling of fear in the starting while attending patients, says a nurse to Rahul Gandhi

1 Jul 2020, 10:01 AM

Rahul Gandhi interacts with nurses working on frontline to combat COVID-19

1 Jul 2020, 9:49 AM

507 deaths and 18,653 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, 5,85,493 total cases in India

507 deaths and 18,653 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours; Positive cases in India stand at 5,85,493 including 2,20,114 active cases, 3,47,979 cured/discharged/migrated & 17,400 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, reported ANI

1 Jul 2020, 9:12 AM

Jet fuel (ATF) price hiked by 7.5 pc in line with benchmark global cost

Jet fuel (ATF) price hiked by 7.5 pc in line with benchmark global cost; petrol, diesel rates unchanged for second day in a row.

1 Jul 2020, 9:02 AM

3 including 2 CRPF personnel injured in militant attack in J&K's Baramulla

At least three people including two CRPF personnel were injured in a militant attack on a security forces party in Sopore town of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.

The militants opened firing on a naka party of security forces in Sopore, resulting in injuries to two CRPF jawans and a civilian, the officials said.

They said the injured have been shifted to hospital while the area has been cordoned off to track down the assailants.

Further details are awaited, they added.

1 Jul 2020, 8:51 AM

Global COVID-19 cases top 10.4million: Johns Hopkins University

The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to over 10.4 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 509,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

1 Jul 2020, 8:50 AM

On Doctors Day, I am immensely grateful to dedicated professionals who inspire hope in COVID-19 times, says Rahul Gandhi

“On Doctors Day, I am immensely grateful to the dedicated professionals who inspire hope in COVID-19 times. Today at 10 am, watch 4 dedicated nurses in conversation with me about the Covid crisis and how we should react to it.,” tweeted Rahul Gandhi.

1 Jul 2020, 8:39 AM

Terrorists open fire at CRPF patrol party in Sopore, Jammu & Kashmir

Terrorists fired upon a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore, Jammu & Kashmir, says Central Reserve Police Force. Two security force personnel injured in the attack.

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