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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...

Italy bans internal travel as a further 651 die

Italy has banned all travel within the country, in a further escalation of its attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.It was announce...

Saudi Arabia imposes curfew to curb COVID-19 spread

Saudi Arabia mposed a nationwide curfew after reporting a jump of almost a quarter in coronavirus cases, while the United Arab Emirates will suspend ...

Uber, Ola suspend services in Delhi

Services of Ola and Uber will not be available in Delhi till March 31 amid the lockdown announced by the state government to contain the spread of co...

15 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala

In the highest rise on a single day so far, Kerala reported 15 positive cases of coronavirus on Sunday, taking the total number of infected persons o...

LIC declares relaxation for premium payments

To help policyholders who are unable to pay insurance premium on time due to the COVID-19 outbreak, state-run insurer Life Insurance Corporation (LIC...

Coronavirus worldwide death toll surges past 13,000

The death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 6,000 in Europe, the new epicentre of the pandemic, with Italy, Spain and Germany reporting a s...

100% refund for all passengers till Apr 15: Railways

Indian Railways has said passengers will be fully refunded if they cancel their tickets for journeys till April 15 as a step to avoid crowding in pub...

UAE confirms 2 COVID-19 deaths

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the deaths of two coronavirus patients, the first such fatalities to be reported in the country.The Mini...

Restaurants, bars to remain shut across Bengal till March 31

The West Bengal government ordered all restaurants, bars, pubs, nightclubs, amusement parks, museums and zoos to remain shut till March 31 as a preca...

Iran reports 123 new COVID-19 deaths

Iran said that 123 more people had died from coronavirus, raising the official death toll to 1,556 in the Islamic republic, one of the world's worst-...

Soap makers reduce prices, increase production

FMCG players like HUL, Godrej Consumer and Patanjali said they are helping fight the COVID-19 outbreak by reducing the prices of soaps, hygiene produ...

World Happiness Index: India at 144 rank, Finland tops again

The United Nations released its World Happiness Report and India was at a dismal 144 rank of a total 156 nations surveyed. India has been scored at 3...

Russian scientists fully decode COVID-19 genome

Russian scientists from the Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza have managed to decode the first full genome of the novel coronavirus, the R...

Halt use of capital punishment: UN

The United Nations has called on all nations to stop the use of capital punishment or put a moratorium on it, a day after four men convicted of gang-...

Coronavirus positive cases in M'shtra jump to 63

The total number of coronavirus positive patients in Maharashtra has risen to 63 with 11 more positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, officials...

COVID-19: 627 die in a single day in Italy

The death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 5,000 in Europe - the new epicentre of the pandemic - as Italy, Germany and Spain reported a st...

Over 800 under home quarantine in Aurangabad

Over 800 persons have been kept under home quarantine in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district, amid the coronavirus outbreak, a senior official said.A m...

Workplaces in Mumbai, Pune closed till March 31

Amid growing concern over spread of coronavirus, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that all workplaces in major cities in Maharashtra, includ...

PM calls for 'Janata Curfew', urges people to stay indoors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a fervent appeal to all Indians to stay indoors as much as possible to avoid getting infected by coronavirus, sayin...

Italy overtakes China with most COVID-19 deaths

Italy has surpassed China as the country with the most deaths from coronavirus as California, home to more than 39 million people, was placed under l...