LIVE News Updates: Sri Lanka’s former sports minister says, 2011 World Cup was fixed, offers evidence

Sri Lanka’s former sports minister said Saturday he has offered more evidence to cricket’s world governing body that he says shows the 2011 World Cup was fixed

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4 Jul 2020, 8:07 PM

Over 6,000 COVID-19 patients in home isolation in Telangana

Over 6,000 COVID-19 patients in home isolation in Telangana, state govt to ramp-up testing, facilities: Health official

4 Jul 2020, 8:01 PM

Former Faizabad district magistrate R N Srivastava appears before special CBI court, concludes his deposition in Babri mosque demolition case

4 Jul 2020, 7:57 PM

200,000 people placed under coronavirus confinement in Spain's Catalonia: regional president

Spain put 200,000 people back in confinement and England reopened its beloved pubs on Saturday as Europe stuttered its way out of lockdown while the United States braced for large crowds hitting the streets to celebrate Independence Day

4 Jul 2020, 7:47 PM

Sri Lanka's former sports minister says, 2011 World Cup was fixed, offers evidence

Sri Lanka's former sports minister said Saturday he has offered more evidence to cricket's world governing body that he says shows the 2011 World Cup was fixed

4 Jul 2020, 7:28 PM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sends swab sample for COVID-19 test

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sends swab sample for COVID-19 test after attending event with BJP leader infected with virus: Officials

4 Jul 2020, 7:06 PM

Kerala reports highest single day spike of 240 COVID-19

Kerala's COVID-19 tally breached the 5,000 mark on Saturdaywith 240 fresh cases being reported, the highest single day surge so far.

Of the positive cases, 152 had come from abroad and 52 from other states, Health minister K K Shailaja said in a press release.

With the addition of the fresh cases, the infection count has touched 5,204.

4 Jul 2020, 7:06 PM

Delhi records 2,505 fresh coronavirus cases, taking tally to over 97,000; death toll crosses 3,000-mark: Authorities

4 Jul 2020, 6:49 PM

Coronavirus killed at least 526,663 people since outbreak emerged in China

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 526,663 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Saturday

4 Jul 2020, 6:42 PM

TN reports 4,280 fresh coronavirus cases and 65 fatalities

TN reports 4,280 fresh coronavirus cases and 65 fatalities, taking tally to 1,07,001 and death toll to 1,450: Govt

4 Jul 2020, 6:42 PM

Businessman Shankar Kurhade wears a facemask made of gold and being worth around 290,000 rupees

Businessman Shankar Kurhade wears a facemask made of gold and being worth around 290,000 rupees (US$ 4,000) amid concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, in Pune on July 4, 2020.

4 Jul 2020, 5:32 PM

A cousin of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani found shot to death inside his home in Kabul

A cousin of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani found shot to death inside his home in Kabul: Afghanistan Media, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 5:31 PM

Andhra Pradesh reports 765 fresh COVID-19 cases, 17,699 total cases

Andhra Pradesh reports 765 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths in a day. Overall infections tally in state rises to 17,699: Govt

4 Jul 2020, 5:30 PM

757 new COVID-19 cases in UP, tally 26,554

757 new COVID-19 cases in UP, tally 26,554, active cases 7,627; toll rises to 773 with 24 more deaths: Health official

4 Jul 2020, 5:07 PM

Mock test failure, open book exams should be cancelled, says NSUI

NSUI media in-charge Lokesh Chugh says that DU should discard its dictatorial attitude and cancel the OBE examinations keeping students' interest in mind

LIVE News Updates: Sri Lanka’s former sports minister says, 2011 World Cup was fixed, offers evidence
4 Jul 2020, 4:03 PM

No passenger flights to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and 3 other cities between Jul 6-19

No passenger flights will operate to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Nagpur and Ahmedabad between July 6 and July 19, the Kolkata airport said on Saturday as novel coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country.

4 Jul 2020, 3:51 PM

237 more personnel of Maharashtra Police test positive,1,040 total cases

237 personnel of Maharashtra Police were found COVID-19 positive in the last 72 hours, taking active number of cases in the force to 1,040. A total of 64 police personnel have succumbed to the infection: Maharashtra Police

4 Jul 2020, 3:24 PM

80 new COVID-19 cases in Puducherry, tally 904

80 new COVID-19 cases in Puducherry, tally 904, active cases 485; toll rises to 14 with another death: Health official

4 Jul 2020, 2:55 PM

5 arrested so far, after analyzing evidence we will take them in our custody, says Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Dept (CB-CID) on Tuticorin custodial death case

5 arrested so far, after analyzing evidence we will take them in our custody (from judicial custody). We enquired the approver (Constable Revathi) yesterday: Shankar, Inspector General, Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Dept (CB-CID) on Tuticorin custodial death case, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 2:40 PM

Congress will campaign against Jungle Raj in UP

Congress will campaign against Jungle Raj in UP

Congress will hold press conference in every district against rising crime and jungle raj

Congress party will organise online campaign in UP, Congress workers and leaders will go live tomorrow

Party will also urge people to raise their voice against rising crime

Congress appeals to the people of the state to post their message against the rising crime online through Facebook, Twitter, Insta

Along with this, on the ground, if citizens have any problemscregarding criminal activities, then thry can write to the District Congress Committee workers and other Congress leaders

After collecting all these letters and complaints, the Congress party will give them to the Governor of Uttar Pradesh and NHRC

4 Jul 2020, 2:30 PM

Andhra Pradesh record 765 new COVID-19 cases, 17,699 total cases

Andhra Pradesh recorded 765 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 17,699 out of which 9,473 cases are active and 8,008 have recovered. Number of deaths due to the disease rises to 218: State Health Department, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 2:29 PM

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district: Police

4 Jul 2020, 1:25 PM

Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) Class 10th results announced

Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) Class 10th results have been announced. The overall pass percentage recorded at 62.84% , reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 1:17 PM

Priyanka Gandhi holds a meeting on the deteriorating law and order of UP

Congress General Secretary, Priyanka Gandhi held a meeting on the deteriorating law and order situation of UP

The meeting with leaders of planning and strategy group is being held

Serious discussion on rising crime and jungleraj in UP is taking place in UP Congress. Congress will expose the nexus between criminals and political leaders flourishing under BJP govt.

Congress will run a campaign against deteriorating law and order and Jungle Raj

Party will expose criminals and the ruling party leaders who patronize them

Open protection of political power is being given to criminals in Uttar Pradesh

Serious discussion will also be conducted on the strategy for upcoming panchayat elections

4 Jul 2020, 12:53 PM

Odisha reports 5 more corona deaths, 495 positive cases

Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Odisha taking the death toll to 34 in the state, informed the Health department on Saturday.

The state also reported 495 new corona positive cases in the last 24 hours.

4 Jul 2020, 12:40 PM

Fatehpuri mosque is allowed to reopen now, says Shahi Imam of the Fatehpuri mosque

Fatehpuri mosque is allowed to reopen now. But, we should keep in mind that COVID-19. is still there. We have to take all precautions including wearing masks and using sanitisers frequently: Mufti Mukarram Ahmed, Shahi Imam of the Fatehpuri mosque, reported ANI.

4 Jul 2020, 11:13 AM

105-year-old man recovers from COVID-19 in Pakistan

A 105-year-old man in Pakistan's Punjab province has been discharged from hospital after successfully defeating COVID-19, the media reported.

4 Jul 2020, 11:10 AM

Fresh surge in corona cases causes alarm in Agra

With 14 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours, alarm bells have begun to ring in the Taj city. The district authorities have reviewed the grim situation and scaled up testing in the hotspots.

4 Jul 2020, 11:04 AM

Residents of Ladakh are saying China is occupying our land; govt should act, says Priyanka

Countless residents of Ladakh who love their motherland are saying that China is occupying our land.

It is expected that to protect the motherland, the government will listen to the spirit of India and act, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

4 Jul 2020, 10:42 AM

204 new COVID-19 positive cases in Rajasthan pushing total tally to 19,256

204 new COVID-19 positive cases and 3 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan till 10:30 am today. The total number of cases stands at 19,256 including 3,461 active cases and 443 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANi

4 Jul 2020, 10:31 AM

Recovery rate has further improved to 60.80%, says Govt of India

Recovery rate has further improved to 60.80%. The recoveries/deaths ratio is 95.48% : 4.52% now: Government of India, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 10:08 AM

Highest single-day spike of 22,771 new COVID-19 cases in India, 6,48,315 total cases

India reports 442 deaths and highest single-day spike of 22,771 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 6,48,315 including 2,35,433 active cases, 3,94,227 cured/discharged/migrated and 18655 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 9:38 AM

PM greets nation on the occasion of Guru Purnima

I want to convey my greetings to all on the occasion of Ashadha Poornima today. It is also known as Guru Purnima. This is a day to remember our Gurus, who gave us knowledge. In that spirit, we pay homage to Lord Buddha: PM Narendra Modi, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 9:21 AM

Pakistan Foreign Minister tests COVID-19 positive

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but was feeling "strong and energetic".

4 Jul 2020, 9:08 AM

Zoya Khan, India's first transgender operator of Common Service Centre

Zoya Khan is India's first transgender operator of Common Service Centre from Vadodara,Gujarat.She has started CSC work with Tele-medicine consultation. Her vision is to support transgenders in making them digitally literate&give them better opportunities:Union Minister RS Prasad, reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 9:07 AM

The total number of samples tested up to July 3 is 95,40,132, says ICMR

The total number of samples tested up to July 3 is 95,40,132 of which 2,42,383 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), reported ANI

4 Jul 2020, 9:04 AM

UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 44,131

Another 137 Covid-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,131, the British Department of Health and Social Care said on Friday.

4 Jul 2020, 9:03 AM

Saudi Arabia's coronavirus cases surpass 200,000

Saudi Arabia's coronavirus cases have surpassed 200,000, officials said. A total of 4,193 new cases were reported, bringing the accumulated infections to 201,801, the Health Ministry tweeted.

4 Jul 2020, 8:42 AM

Global COVID-19 cases top 11mn: Johns Hopkins University

The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has surpassed the 11 million mark, while the deaths have soared to more than 524,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University

4 Jul 2020, 8:16 AM

Patriotic Ladakhis are raising their voice against Chinese intrusion, says Rahul Gandhi

Patriotic Ladakhis are raising their voice against Chinese intrusion. They are screaming a warning. Ignoring their warning will cost India dearly. For India’s sake, please listen to them, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

4 Jul 2020, 8:13 AM

EU authorises remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

The European Commission has authorised anti-viral drug remdesivir for the treatment against coronavirus on Friday, making it the first drug authorized at the European Union level for the treatment of COVID-19.

"Today, the European Commission granted a conditional marketing authorization for the medicine remdesivir," the European Commission said in a press release, Xinhua reported.

Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, said: "Today's authorisation of a first medicine to treat COVID-19 is an important step forward in the fight against this virus... We will leave no stone unturned in our efforts to secure efficient treatments or vaccine against the coronavirus."

The EU expedited the authorization, approving the drug in an exceptionally short timeframe, but not before the news that the US has already locked down a large supply of remdesivir, made by Gilead Sciences, in the coming months.

The US Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Monday that it had secured all of the Gilead's production for July and 90 per cent of that for August and September for US hospitals, raising concerns in Europe.

A spokesman for the European Commission told a press conference on Thursday that Brussels heard of the US move from media reports, meaning Washington didn't bother to inform its allies beforehand. The EU was in ongoing talks with Gilead Sciences to reserve a "sufficient number of doses", reporters were told.

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