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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...

PM announces emergency relief fund for COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of an assistance and emergency situation relief fund where people can contribute and help in the ...

COVID-19 infections top 600,000 worldwide

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States a...

Iran reports 139 new coronavirus deaths

Iran announced that 139 more people had died from the novel coronavirus, raising the official death toll to 2,517 in one of the world's worst-affecte...

Kerala reports first COVID-19 death

Kerala reported its first COVID-19 death on Saturday after a 69-year-old man being treated for the virus died at Ernakulam Medical College Hospital. ...

Italy records 919 COVID-19 deaths in a day

Italy recorded 919 deaths from coronavirus on Friday, the highest daily toll anywhere in the world, while the number of confirmed cases eclipsed the ...

World has entered recession, says IMF

The world is in the face of a devastating impact due to the coronavirus pandemic and has clearly entered a recession, the International Monetary Fund...

Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

U.S President Donald Trump signed into law the historic $2 trillion rescue package to help the Americans and secure the country's economy ravaged by ...

SBI slashes lending, deposit rates

Hours after the Reserve Bank of India announced 75 basis points cut in repo rates, State Bank of India (SBI) passed on the complete rate cut benefits...

72 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in UAE

UAE confirmed 72 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and three recoveries, 'Wam' reported on Friday.The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) ann...

5 of family test positive for COVID-19 in West Bengal

Five members of a family, including three children, tested positive for COVID-19 in West Bengal on Friday, taking the number of such cases in the sta...

39 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala

Thirty-nine new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Kerala on Friday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.34 are from Kasaragod, two from ...

Indian banking system is safe, says RBI Governor

Allaying depositors' concerns, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das asserted there Indian banking system is safe, and termed linking banks' share prices to s...

U.K Prime Minister tests positive for coronavirus

The United Kingdom said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus.Boris was tested for COVID-19 on Thursday after...

China, U.S must 'unite to fight virus': Xi

China and the United States should 'unite to fight' the deadly coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged the globe, said President Xi Jinping in a call w...

Iran reports 144 new coronavirus deaths

Iran announced 144 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, bringing the official number of fatalities to 2,378 in one of the world's worst-hit countri...

IAS officer booked for violating quarantine

A young IAS officer in Kerala has been booked by police after he left the state violating instructions to remain under home quarantine following his ...

101-yr-old man recovered from COVID-19 in Italy

A 101-year-old man in the coastal Italian city of Rimini was declared cured of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, on Thursday.Ita...

EPFO asks field offices to credit pension by March 30

Retirement fund body EPFO directed its 135 field offices to ensure payment of pension to 65 lakh beneficiaries by March 30 amid the coronavirus lockd...

Coronavirus pushes Zimbabwe to re-introduce use of US dollar

Zimbabwe has re-introduced the use of foreign currency for domestic transactions in what was seen as a bid to tap into private forex savings as the c...

RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps to 4.40%

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut the repo rate by 75 basis points to 4.40 percent versus 5.15% earlier.Th...