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Maharashtra reports 5,257 new COVID-19 cases, taking tally to 1,69,883; death toll rises by 181 to 7,610: Health official

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29 Jun 2020, 8:26 PM

Gujarat reports highest single-day rise of 626 cases

Gujarat reports highest single-day rise of 626 cases, taking tally to 32,023; death toll up by 19 to 1,828: Health department

29 Jun 2020, 8:25 PM

We are requesting metro authorities to resume services as early as possible: West Bengal CM

We are requesting metro authorities to resume services as early as possible. We have asked them to resume operations for all, but they are in favour of restarting only limited services to help essential service workers: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

29 Jun 2020, 8:25 PM

COVID-19 tally in Mumbai slum colony Dharavi rises to 2,262

COVID-19 tally in Mumbai slum colony Dharavi rises to 2,262 with 17 new cases; one fresh death takes toll to 82: BMC official

29 Jun 2020, 7:54 PM

Blasts at Afghan market kill 23 civilians: officials

Multiple explosions tore through a market in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 23 civilians, officials said

29 Jun 2020, 7:54 PM

Maharashtra reports 5,257 new COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra reports 5,257 new COVID-19 cases, taking tally to 1,69,883; death toll rises by 181 to 7,610: Health official

29 Jun 2020, 7:37 PM

Nagaland government extends lockdown in the state till July 15

Nagaland government has extended lockdown in the state till July 15 to contain the spread of COVID-19: Official spokesperson

29 Jun 2020, 7:33 PM

Six more corona deaths in Gurugram

Six more coronavirus patients succumbed in Gurugram on Monday, taking the total death toll to 90 in the Haryana district.

Besides, health officials also detected 102 more coronavirus cases on Monday. A total of 135 patients were discharged on Monday.

Only 2 deaths were reportd on Saturday and Sunday. According to a district official, 86 of the total deaths in Gurugram were reported in the last 29 days.

Gurugram has so far reported 5,260 coronavirus cases, of which 3,882 have recuparated. As many 828 persons are in home quarantine and the remaining patients in hospitals.

29 Jun 2020, 7:23 PM

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon put on critical care ventilator support

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, who was admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow earlier this month with breathing problems and fever, put on critical care ventilator support: Senior doctor

29 Jun 2020, 7:18 PM

Nagaland govt extends lockdown till July 15

The Nagaland government on Monday extended the lockdown in the state till July 15 to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a government spokesperson said.

The decision to extend the lockdown was taken during the state Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Planning and Coordination and Parliamentary Affairs minister Neiba Kronu, who is also the government spokesperson on COVID-19, said.

29 Jun 2020, 7:18 PM

Tax earned from petrol & diesel is being spent on healthcare: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Tax earned from petrol & diesel is being spent on healthcare, generating employment & giving people financial security. BJP govt is not like Congress, which would use the revenue for welfare of a son-in-law and Rajiv Gandhi Foundation: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

29 Jun 2020, 6:37 PM

Car catches fire in Mumbai building, no casualties

In a bizarre incident, a car which was reportedly not serviced for long, suddenly caught fire after the owner switched off the engine and stepped out, officials said here on Monday.

29 Jun 2020, 6:36 PM

TN reports 3,949 fresh coronavirus cases

TN reports 3,949 fresh coronavirus cases and 62 deaths propelling tally to 86,224, toll to 1,141: Govt

29 Jun 2020, 5:50 PM

France's ex-PM Fillon given five-year prison sentence, three years suspended, in fake job trial

29 Jun 2020, 5:45 PM

Tuesday's Lt Gen talks between India and China will take place in Chushul on Indian side of Line of Actual Control: Official sources

29 Jun 2020, 5:26 PM

Iran issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump

Iran has issued an arrest warrant, asked Interpol for help in detaining Donald Trump it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, reports Indian Express

29 Jun 2020, 5:06 PM

Afro-Uruguayans and other minorities demonstrate in Montevideo to denounce racism

Afro-Uruguayans and other minorities demonstrate in Montevideo to denounce racism and in memory of George Floyd, killed by a policeman in the United States, as music groups play the traditional African-derived candombe rhythm

29 Jun 2020, 5:06 PM

Uttar Pradesh's COVID-19 toll rises to 672 after 12 more fatalities

Uttar Pradesh's COVID-19 toll rises to 672 after 12 more fatalities, total number of cases climbs to 22,828 as 685 more people test positive for the disease: Officials

29 Jun 2020, 4:52 PM

COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh spirals to 13,891

COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh spirals to 13,891 with addition of 783 new cases. Eleven more deaths take toll to 180: Government bulletin

29 Jun 2020, 4:50 PM

All countries helping people in COVID crisis but modi govt hammered them, says Sachin Pilot

All countries are helping their people during the coronavirus crisis. Centre has hammered the people when the country is facing economic slowdown, says Sachin Pilot

29 Jun 2020, 4:00 PM

Government should reduce excise rates, fuel prices immediately, says Rahul Gandhi

Government should stop profiteering from petrol-diesel prices, reduce excise rates immediately and reduce prices! says Rahul Gandhi

29 Jun 2020, 3:43 PM

Sensex drops 209.75 points to end at 34,961.52; Nifty falls 70.60 points to 10,312.40

29 Jun 2020, 3:41 PM

Maharashtra extends lockdown till July 31

29 Jun 2020, 3:33 PM

Telangana Home Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali has tested positive for COVID-19.

He was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night. Health officials described his condition as stable.

Ali had participated in Haritha Haram, a plantation programme, with top police officials on June 25.

He is the first minister to be found infected by Coronavirus.

So far three members of State Legislative Assembly, all belonging to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), have tested positive.

29 Jun 2020, 3:12 PM

Rupee settles 7 paise higher at 75.58 (provisional) against US dollar

29 Jun 2020, 3:12 PM

2 killed as car rams into truck in UP's Fatehpur district: Police

29 Jun 2020, 2:22 PM

China says will restrict visas for some Americans over Hong Kong row

29 Jun 2020, 2:18 PM

245 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths reported in Odisha: Officials

29 Jun 2020, 2:08 PM

India's Nitin Menon included in International Cricket Council's Elite Panel of Umpires, replacing England's Nigel Llong

29 Jun 2020, 1:44 PM

Congress president slams Modi govt for constant fuel price hike in this time of crisis

In Delhi and other big cities the petrol diesel prices have exceeded ₹80 per litre. Since 25 March lockdown, Modi government has continuously increased the fuel prices 22 times by rising the price of diesel by ₹11 per litre and petrol prices by ₹9 per litre. Modi government has also arranged to collect lakhs and crores of rupees by increasing excise duty. Since 2014, Modi government has increased excise duty on fuel 12 times & collected ₹18 lakh crore, says Sonia Gandhi

29 Jun 2020, 1:20 PM

Brazil has its worst week as registering 259,105 coronavirus cases

Brazil has its worst week yet of the coronavirus pandemic in terms of new cases, registering 259,105 infections in the seven days through Sunday, according to health ministry figures

29 Jun 2020, 1:19 PM

Starbucks says it will pause its advertising on social media

Starbucks says it will pause its advertising on social media while it studies ways to "stop the spread of hate speech" as part of a growing corporate movement

29 Jun 2020, 12:56 PM

Six people killed in attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange: police

29 Jun 2020, 12:43 PM

'Plasma bank' to start in Delhi in next two working days: CM Kejriwal on tackling COVID-19

'Plasma bank' will start operating in Delhi in next two working days: CM Kejriwal on tackling COVID-19

29 Jun 2020, 12:37 PM

Priyanka Gandhi urges people to join #SpeakpUpAgainstFuelHike campaign

People have been suffering from the Corona pandemic but the government is attacking citizens by continuously increasing the prices of petrol and diesel for the last 20 days. The Congress has taken the responsibility of reaching out to the government through the #SpeakUpAgainstFuelHike campaign. You also become a part of it.

29 Jun 2020, 12:24 PM

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmiri separatist leader, resigns from Hurriyat Conference

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmiri separatist leader, has announced his resignation from Hurriyat Conference, reports NDTV

29 Jun 2020, 11:52 AM

Telangana Home Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali has tested positive for COVID-19.

He was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday night. Health officials described his condition as stable.

Ali had participated in Haritha Haram, a plantation programme, with top police officials on June 25.

He is the first minister to be found infected by Coronavirus.

So far three members of State Legislative Assembly, all belonging to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), have tested positive.

29 Jun 2020, 11:48 AM

Three killed as terrorists attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karach

Three killed as terrorists attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, people from the building being evacuated: Pakistan media

29 Jun 2020, 11:20 AM

Police detains Congress workers protesting against continuous hike in fuel prices

Police detains Congress workers protesting against continuous hike in fuel prices. Congress has called for a nationwide protest over an increase in fuel prices amid COVID-19 pandemic.

29 Jun 2020, 11:19 AM

Members of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee detained by police while protesting near IP College against continuous hike in fuel prices

Members of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee detained by police while protesting near IP College against continuous hike in fuel prices.

29 Jun 2020, 11:19 AM

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah rides a bicycle to protest against hike in fuel prices

Congress leader and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah rides a bicycle from his residence to reach Minsk Square, to participate in party's protest against the hike in fuel prices.

29 Jun 2020, 11:19 AM

Congress workers ride bicycles as a mark to protest against hike in fuel prices

Congress workers ride bicycles, bullock cart and horse cart as a mark of protest against the increase in fuel prices.

29 Jun 2020, 10:41 AM

Come lets join #SpeakUpAgainstFuelHike campaign, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

29 Jun 2020, 10:38 AM

J&K's Doda district becomes militancy free: DGP

With the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Masood in an encounter in South Kashmir, the Doda district has become militancy free, police said on Monday.

In a joint operation in the Khulchohar area of Anantnag district by the police and the Army on Monday, a total of three terrorists was killed. These included two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including one district commander, and one Hizbul Mujahideen commander of the name Masood.

"Doda district in Jammu Zone becomes totally militancy free once again as Masood was a last surviving terrorist of the Doda District," Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh said.

29 Jun 2020, 10:01 AM

Man beaten to death in UP by cricket bat over family dispute

A man was beaten to death, allegedly by the members of the rival faction in the Saidpur area of Badaun district, during a fight over the sharing of offerings at a shrine between the families of two caretakers.

29 Jun 2020, 9:54 AM

Sensex down by 345.14 points, currently at 34,826.13. Nifty at 10,313.80.

29 Jun 2020, 9:33 AM

380 deaths and 19,459 new COVID-19 cases in India in 24 hours

380 deaths and 19,459 new #COVID19 cases in last 24 hours. Positive cases in India stand at 5,48,318 including 2,10,120 active cases, 3,21,723 cured/discharged/migrated & 16,475 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

29 Jun 2020, 8:06 AM

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at Khulchohar in South Kashmir's Anantnag district Monday morning.

Arms and ammunition including an AK 47 rifle and two pistols were recovered from the slain terrorists.

"Three terrorists eliminated in the ensuing gunfight. One AK 47 rifle and two pistols were recovered. Joint operation is in progress," Army said in a brief statement.

According to details, army and police had launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on the basis of a specific information about the presence of terrorists. As the cordon was tightened the hiding terrorists fired at the security forces which triggered the encounter.

"Three unidentified terrorists have been killed. We are ascertaining the identities while the search is on. Further details shall follow," police said in a statement.

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