American billionaire Bill Gates said on Saturday he was "optimistic" about the battle against COVID-19 and called for medicines and vaccines to be distributed to those who need them rather than to the "highest bidders"
Kerala reports highest single day spike of 488 COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 7,438. Toll reaches 29 with two deaths: Govt
The Nagaland government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the state till July 31, and charge fees for COVID-19 tests and stay at quarantine centres at a later stage.
Two women were killed and four other people sustained injuries in separate incidents of wall collapse in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district on Saturday, police said.
Both the incidents happened in Lambhua area of the district following continuous rains, they said.
Somwari Devi (52) died and her four family members got injured when the wall of her house collapsed early morning in Ram Nagar Mattha Purva village, police said.
Later in the day, Karmeta (90) was killed when her house's wall collapsed in Mahadeva Thori village, they said.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM over UGC directive on final exams, says it will adversely impact students' interests
TN reports 3,965 new COVID-19 cases and 69 fatalities, pushing count to 1,34,226 and death toll to 1,898: health department
Why is PM so scared of disclosing the names of those who donated money to him for PMCares?
Everyone knows Chinese companies Huawei, Xiaomi, TikTok and OnePlus gave money.
Why doesn’t he share the details?, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
Chief Minister Hemant Soren tested negative for COVID-19: Jharkhand Chief Minister's Office, reported ANI
Total recovered cases among COVID patients crossed the 5 lakh mark today. 5,15,385 COVID-19 patients have so far been cured. Recovered cases outnumber COVID-19 active cases by 2,31,978. The recovery rate has further improved to 62.78%: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, reported ANI
For the sake of our youth, I urge Prime Minister to personally intervene and cancel final year exams of Delhi University and other central govt universities and save the future: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, reported ANI
SpiceJet says it will operate passenger flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Kozhikode and Kochi to Ras Al Khaimah in UAE between July 12 and July 26 for eligible ICA-approved UAE residents.
Amid the rising number of corona-infected persons in Jharkhand, state chief minister Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Sorens samples were collected for coronavirus testing on Saturday. The chief minister is already in home quarantine.
Uttar Pradesh reported 1,403 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 11,490. A total of 22,689 patients have recovered and 913 other died due to the disease till date: State Principal Health Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad, reporgted ANI.
709 new COVID positive cases in Bihar detected today, taking the total number of positive cases to 15,039: State Health Department, reported ANI
Two associates of slain gangster Vikas Dubey wanted in Kanpur killing of policemen arrested from Thane in Maharashtra: ATS official.
PM appreciated the concerted efforts of the Centre, State and local authorities in containing the pandemic situation in Delhi. He further directed that similar approach should be adopted with other State Governments in containing the COVID-19 pandemic in entire NCR area, reported ANI.
PM directed that we must reiterate the need to observe personal hygiene and social discipline in public places. Awareness about COVID should be disseminated widely and a continuous emphasis on preventing spread of the infection should be laid, reported ANI
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed COVID-19 situation in the country in a meeting attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Member of NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary and other senior officials of the central government.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has written to PM Modi requesting him to take a similar decision for the universities and colleges falling under the Centre: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, reported ANI
One cured and no new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 1,171, including 274 active cases, 873 cured & 9 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANI
Meghalaya reports 76 new COVID-19 cases taking total active patients to 215, while 45 people have recovered, says Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, reported ANI
They used to speak of 'Congress Mukt Bharat' but now they are afraid of Congress. Government is stable in Rajasthan, it will complete its full term. We are engaged in preparations to win the next election: Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Chief Minister, reported ANI
We must focus on fighting coronavirus and that is what we are doing but they (BJP) are trying to de-stabilise the government. It wasn't so during Vajpayee ji's time but after 2014 there is pride and division on basis of religion: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, reported ANI
Delhi govt has decided to cancel all Delhi state university exams including final exams in view of COVID-19. The degree will be awarded based on evaluation parameters decided by the universities: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, reported ANI
570 new COVID positive cases reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 12,526 including 7972 recovered cases and 4,475 active cases: Health and family welfare department, Government of Odisha, reported ANI
Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1,337 in Puducherry; active cases stand at 629: Puducherry Health Department, reported ANI
RBI has taken several measures to protect our financial system, support the economy in the current crisis: Governor Shaktikanta Das.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Hindukush region today at 09:50 am: National Center for Seismology, reported ANI
One Assam Rifles soldier injured in encounter with NSCN (IM) insurgents in Khonsa area of Arunachal Pradesh: Sources
India's COVID19 case tally crosses 8 lakh mark with 519 deaths and highest single-day spike of 27,114 new cases in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 8,20,916 including 2,83,407 active cases, 5,15,386 cured/discharged/migrated 22,123 deaths: Ministry of Health, reported ANI.
1,13,07,002 samples tested for COVID-19 till 10th July, of these 2,82,511 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), reported ANI
Another 48 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,650, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2 militants killed as Army foils infiltration attempt along LoC in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir: Defence spokesperson.
Fire breaks out at a shopping centre at Borivali West in Mumbai; 14 fire engines at the spot. More details awaited