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Kerala reports 21 new COVID-19 cases

Twenty-one more persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. With this, the total number of COV...

HC stays govt order on special passes for tipplers to buy liquor

The Kerala High Court stayed a state government decision to issue special passes to tipplers, who have withdrawal symptoms and doctor''s prescription...

Kerala govt begins distribution of free rations

The Kerala government on Wednesday began distribution of free ration to the people of the state through the Public Distribution System (PDS) followin...

Kerala govt rejects concerns of community spread

The Kerala government rejected concerns of community spread of novel coronavirus in the state in the wake of the second death of a patient in Thiruva...

'Common plan needed for exit after lockdown': PM tells CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a meeting held with Chief Minister's via video-conferencing on Thursday, indicated that the lockdown may be lifted i...

Railways, airlines resume bookings for travels from Apr 15

The Indian Railways and major airlines have started to accept bookings from passengers from April 15, the day when the 21-day-lockdown announced by P...

Canara Bank is now India's 4th largest public sector bank

Canara Bank said that following its merger with Syndicate Bank, it is now the fourth largest state-owned bank by assets.The bank said that the combin...

Azim Premji Foundation commit Rs 1,125 cr to tackle COVID-19 crisis

The Azim Premji Foundation along with Wipro Limited and Wipro Enterprises has committed Rs 1,125 crore to tackle the Covid-19 health crisis in India....

Coronavirus death toll passes 10,000 in Spain

A total of 10,003 people who tested positive for coronavirus have now died in Spain, according to the country’s health ministry, marking a rise...

Global economy could shrink by almost 1% in 2020: UN

The global economy could shrink by up to one per cent in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, a reversal from the previous forecast of 2.5 per cent ...

Singapore reports 4th death due to COVID-19

Singapore has reported its fourth death due to the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry said, a day after 74 new COVID-19 infections, including sev...

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (ALETC) said. The premier tennis Grand Slam tournament h...

Kerala govt rejects concerns of community spread

The Kerala government rejected concerns of community spread of novel coronavirus in the state in the wake of the second death of a patient in Thiruva...

Tokyo Olympics gets new date

The International Olympic Committee and the Japanese organisers have decided to hold the Olympics from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo next year. The Ga...

Govt identifies 10 COVID-19 'hotspots' as positive cases surge

With 227 cases reported on Monday, the total number of positive cases of coronavirus in India has crossed 1,250 and killed 32 people.According to a r...

Coronavirus could push 11 mn people to poverty: World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout could cause China's growth to come to a standstill while driving 11 million more people in East Asia into...

'Next 30 days are very vital', says Trump

U.S President Donald Trump has said that the next 30 days are very vital for America in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as the confirmed ...

Kerala reports 2nd COVID-19 death

A 68-year-old man died of the novel coronavirus in Thiruvananthapuram, taking the number of COVID-19 deaths in Kerala to two, the government said.The...

6 people who attended Nizamuddin congregation die of COVID-19

Six people from Telangana who attended a religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin died due to the novel coronavirus, the state government said. "...

32 new COVID-19 positive cases in Kerala

Thirty-two new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Kerala on Monday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.17 are from Kasaragod, 11 from Ka...

Saudi King orders treatment for all, including visa violators

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered coronavirus treatment to be available for anyone in need of medical care, including people...

COVID-19: New York state passes grim milestone of 1,000 deaths

The number of deaths in New York state due to the coronavirus outbreak has crossed the 1,000 mark, with Governor Andrew Cuomo warning that thousands ...

China pumps $7 bn into market to counter COVID-19

China's central bank cut an interest rate on loans to banks by the largest margin in five years and injected 50 billion yuan (USD 7 billion) into the...

Oil prices at 17-yr lows as coronavirus ravages world

Oil prices extended losses in Asian trade on Monday and languished at 17-year lows, with the coronavirus crisis escalating around the world and no en...

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be a ‘very good job’: Trump

Donald Trump has extended America’s national shutdown for a month, bowing to public health experts, and scientific reality, and warning that th...

No plan to extend 21-day lockdown: Govt

The government said that there was no plan to extend the 21-day lockdown which came intro force on Tuesday midnight. The Press Information Bureau (PI...

Labour ministry allows EPF withdrawal amid lockdown

The Labour ministry has allowed over 6 crore subscribes of retirement fund body EPFO to withdraw an amount not exceeding their three months basic pay...

Battle against COVID-19 required harsh decisions, says PM

In his first 'Mann Ki Baat' after India went into a 3-week nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Trump decides against New York quarantine

U.S President Donald Trump decided against imposing a broad two-week lockdown on New York and its neighbors after a strong pushback from local politi...

Spain counts 832 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hrs

The death toll from coronavirus in Spain surged over 5,600 on Saturday after a record 832 people died in 24 hours, and the number of infections soare...

Tata Group commits Rs 1,500 cr to fight Covid-19

The Tata Group--Tata Trusts and Tata Sons-- is the latest to join the fight against coronavirus and will together donate Rs 1,500 crore towards coron...

275 Indians, evacuated from Iran, reach Jodhpur

A batch of 275 Indians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran arrived at the Jodhpur airport on Sunday morning, an official said.He said a preliminary s...