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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...

Govt advises companies to implement 'Work from Home' policy

The government has advised companies to implement 'Work from Home' policy for their staff to encourage "social distancing" to curb spreading of coron...

Kamal Nath resigns as Madhya Pradesh CM

Over 15 months after he took over as the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath resigned from the top post on Friday.His move comes a day after...

Nirbhaya case convicts executed in Tihar jail

The four men convicted of the gang-rape and murder of a Delhi woman on December 16, 2012 were hanged in the darkness of pre-dawn on Friday, ending a ...

COVID-19 worldwide death toll tops 9,000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 9,000 people across the globe, according to an 'AFP' tally based on official sources.A total of 9,020 d...

Punjab shuts down public transport to fight coronavirus

The Punjab government decided to shut down its public transport system from March 20 midnight as part of a range of steps taken to prevent the spread...

Centre asks 50% of its employees to work from home

The Centre decided to allow 50 per cent of its employees to work from home and the remaining to attend office every day besides implementing differen...

UAE halts entry of residency visa holders who are abroad

The UAE has suspended the entry of all valid visa holders, who are currently out of the country, for a renewable period of two weeks due to the sprea...

COVID-19 impact: Railways cancels 84 more trains

Railways on Thursday cancelled 84 more trains, which will not operate between March 20 and March 31 in view of coronavirus and low occupancy, officia...

Trump signs multi-billion coronavirus aid package

U.S President Donald Trump has signed into law a sweeping multi-billion emergency aid package to help Americans mitigate the adverse economic impact ...

Italy reports 475 COVID-19 deaths in a day

Italy reported 475 new deaths on Wednesday from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the first case was detec...

Govt may cut rate on small savings schemes

The government is considering rate moderation for small savings schemes in the upcoming quarter, a development that could lead to speedier transmissi...

CBSE postpones Class 10, 12 board exams till March 31

In wake of Covid-19 outbreak, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) postponed all the ongoing exams for classes 10 and 12 scheduled between...

276 Indians infected with coronavirus abroad

As many as 276 Indians have been infected with coronavirus abroad, including 255 in Iran, 12 in UAE and five in Italy, the government informed the Lo...

COVID-19: S Arabia announces new private sector rules

Private-sector businesses in Saudi Arabia were ordered to introduce enforced remote working for all employees for 15 days in an attempt to prevent th...

UAE reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing to 113 the total infection tally in the UAE.“The ...

West Bengal reports first positive case of coronavirus

An 18-year-old man, who recently returned from England, tested positive for novel coronavirus on Tuesday, making it the first confirmed case in West ...

Trump is Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee

U.S President Donald Trump has become the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee after his home state of Florida awarded him with enough...

BJP not to hold protest for 1 month

The BJP has decided not to hold any protest or demonstration for a month in view of the coronavirus outbreak, party president J.P Nadda said. The par...

300 Keralites stranded at Kuala Lumpur airport

  At least 300 Keralites, including students, are stranded at the Kuala Lumpur airport following cancellation of flights to India due to the coro...

Coronavirus cases in India climb to 147

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 147 on Wednesday, with 10 fresh cases reported from various parts of the country, accord...