Punjab reported 208 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the State to 6,491 including 4,494 recoveries and 169 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANI
COVID cases in Delhi cross 1 lakh mark, with 1379 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases stands at 1,00,823 including 72,088 recovered/discharged/migrated and 25,620 active cases. 48 deaths reported today; the death toll is at 3,115: Delhi Govt, reported ANI
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak in Odisha has tested coronavirus positive, said an official on Monday.
NHRC issues notices to UP govt, police chief over deaths of people in fire at illegal candle-manufacturing factory in Ghaziabad
Chandigarh reported 21 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 487 including 80 active cases and 6 deaths: Chandigarh Administration, reported ANI
China has caused great damage to the United States and the rest of the World!: US President Donald Trump, reported ANI
Tamil Nadu reports 61 deaths and 3,827 new COVID-19 positive cases today. The total number of positive cases stands at 1,14,978 including 46,833 active cases and 1,571 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANI
Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb and a host of other centrally-protected monuments in Delhi reopened for visitors after being shut for over 3 months due to COVID-19 pandemic: Officials
Andhra Pradesh's COVID-19 tally breaches 20,000 mark with record 1,322 cases in a day. Seven deaths take toll to 239: Government bulletin
UP accounts for one-third of the total crimes against Dalits. Crime against women in UP increased by 21% from 2016 to 2018.
All these figures are pointing towards the increasing crime in UP. Surprisingly, instead of fixing accountability on all these, the UP government kept falsely propagating "crime is over", tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
279 police personnel of Maharashtra Police tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections in the force to 5,454 out of which 1,078 cases are active. A total of 70 police personnel have died so far: Police, reported ANI
China warns Canada of 'consequences' over Hong Kong interference, reported news agency AFP.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, all political parties are now holding virtual rallies and meetings ahead of the upcoming Bihar assembly polls this year.
On August 7, Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar will address his first political virtual rally in the state.
To make Nitish's rally a success the party will hold many virtual rallies before August 7, appealing to the people to join the chief minister's rally.
People found without mask or violating COVID-19 prevention guidelines at public places in Gwalior will have to work as volunteers in hospitals and police check-posts for 3 days: Official
The focus of the conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and Chinese FM Wang Yi was the full and enduring restoration of peace and tranquillity and to work together to avoid such incidents in future: Sources, reported ANI
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi over video call yesterday. Sources say talks were held in a cordial and forward-looking manner, reported ANI
China and India have made progress coming up with effective measures for frontline troops to disengage and deescalate the border situation at the 3rd commander-level talks between the two militaries on June 30: China's Global Times quotes Chinese Foreign Ministry Spox Zhao Lijian, reported ANI
Gujarat: Fire breaks out at an ATM in Ahmedabad's CTM area. Fire tenders present at the spot; Fire-fighting operation underway. More details awaited, reported ANI
A migrant labourer committed suicide in Gangapurva village here reportedly over economic hardship, police said on Monday.
The body of Dharmendra (32) was found hanging from a plum tree on Sunday, Shashi Kumar Pandey, SHO, Girwa Police Station said.
He said Dharmendra was working as a labourer in Delhi and had returned to his village in April following the lockdown imposed due to coronavirus.
As per revised quarantine norms, persons coming from other states to Karnataka, including Maharashtra, shall be placed in 14-days home quarantine: Government of Karnataka, reported ANI
he Saurashtra part of Gujarat is experiencing very heavy downpour. There is floodlike situation also in the Kutch region. The state has received almost 36 mm of rain in the past 24 hours. The IMD has forecast more rain for the next three days.
A woman councillor in Telangana's Sangareddy district died of COVID-19 on Monday, officials said.
The councillor of Sangareddy municipality succumbed at state-run Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.
She is the first public representative to succumb to the virus in the state. A district official said she was admitted to state-run Chest Hospital in Hyderabad on June 30 with suspected symptoms of COVID-19 disease.
Thunderstorm with rain would occur over Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar, Sahaswan, Badaun, Palwal, Hodal, Nuh, Khurja, Aurangabad, Mathura, and Alwar during the next 2 hours: India Meteorological Department (IMD), reported ANI
Bihar reports 276 more COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total number of positive cases to 12,140: State Health Department, reported ANI
Reward for arrest of Vikas Dubey involved in gunning down 8 UP policemen, increased to Rs 2.50 lakh: ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar
The iconic Vidhana Soudha -- the Karnataka secretariat building, in the city centre -- has been partly shut for sanitising after a policeman on duty tested Covid positive, an official said on Monday.
Disengagement of Chinese troops is being monitored by the Indian side at all four friction points including the PP-14 (Galwan river valley), PP-15, Hot Springs and Finger area. The extent of withdrawal is varied at different locations: Sources, reported ANI
SC says Delhi HC has no jurisdiction in entertaining Navlakha's bail plea, holds Bombay courts have jurisdiction
COVID-19 cases reach 1069 in Himachal Pradesh, of which 321 cases are active and 724 have recovered. The death toll stands at 9: State Health Department, reported ANi
Italian Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone has died: reports, reported AFP
I appeal to all hospitals to counsel their recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma after 14 days of getting cured: CM Arvind Kejriwal
Out of 25,000 active patients, 15,000 are being treated at home. Death rate has also come down. We've also started the country's first corona plasma bank. Our trials have shown that plasma therapy can help moderate patients improve significantly: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, reported ANI
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday announced 683 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 51,540.
Chinese health authority said on Monday that it received reports of four new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, of which one was domestically transmitted.
COVID cases have crossed 1 lakh mark in Delhi but there is no need to panic as around 72,000 people have also recovered: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, reported ANI
Even as gangster Vikas Dubey continues to elude the state police, the Uttar Pradesh police has stepped up its efforts to nab the man who is the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel in Kanpur on Friday.
A criminal involved in 26 cases of dacoity, robbery and attempt to murder was shot in the leg during an encounter with the Delhi Police and arrested.
Days after a 35-year-old local financier was found dead, the body of his missing business partner, who was accused of killing him, was recovered from a nullah near here, police said on Monday.
At least two people were killed and eight others injured during a shooting at a nightclub in the US state of South Carolina, police said.
The shooting took place just before 2 a.m. on Sunday in the city of Greenville when Greenville County Sheriff's deputies noticed a disturbance at the club, Lavish Lounge, and called for backup due to active gunfire from inside the building, Xinhua news agency reported.
The nightclub was hosting a "very, very, very, large crowd" for a concert when the shooting erupted, Sheriff Hobart Lewis said in an interview with the CNN affiliate WYFF.
India reports a spike of 24,248 new COVID-19 cases and 425 deaths in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 6,97,413 including 2,53,287 active cases, 4,24,433 cured/discharged/migrated & 19,693 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Massive flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain in the Japanese prefecture of Kumamoto have claimed the lives of 18 people, while 14 others were reported missing, it was reported.
The 18 confirmed deaths were mostly in their 60s to 80s, with nine in the city of Hitoyoshi, eight in the town of Ashikita, and one in Tsunagi, reports Xinhua news agency.
Meanwhile, 16n people are feared dead in the village of Kuma, including 14 from a nursing home near the Kuma River, which overflowed and caused extensive flooding.
As floods and mudslides cut off roads and swept away buildings, more than 2,000 households in eight municipalities remained isolated on Sunday morning.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) asked residents to remain alert as torrential rain is likely to continue downpour in parts of western Japan through Tuesday.
The JMA raised heavy rain warnings in many parts of Kumamoto and neighbouring Kagoshima prefecture to the highest level on Saturday morning, the first time it has issued such high alerts for the two prefectures.
According to the agency, Amakusa in Kumamoto received record precipitation of 98 mm per hour.
About 203,200 residents in the two prefectures were asked to take shelter.
In 17 municipalities in Kumamoto, 109 shelters were opened to house at least 871 evacuees.
Due to extensive flooding along the Kuma River, the prefectural government asked for the dispatch of Ground Self-Defense Force personnel for disaster relief work.
Rescuers struggled to reach the hard-hit areas along the river which broke its banks at several locations early Saturday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a disaster management meeting Sunday that he wants rescue workers to do their utmost to help people in distress and search for those missing "through the night".
Around 4,650 households in Kumamoto prefecture remained without power on Sunday afternoon, according to Kyushu Electric Power Co.
Shinkansen bullet train services in the prefectures have also been suspended, Kyushu Railway Co. said.