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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...

CAA does not violate fundamental rights, Centre tells SC

The Centre told the Supreme Court that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 does not violate any fundamental right. The central government, in...

Switzerland declares state of emergency over COVID-19

The Switzerland government on Monday declared a state of emergency lasting until April 19 in a bid to combat the coronavirus pandemic."A strong react...

U.S begins first human trial of coronavirus vaccine

Supported by a global coalition founded by India and Norway, the U.S has begun the phase one clinical trial of an investigational vaccine designed to...

Mumbai man dies of COVID-19, 3rd fatality in India

India reported its third coronavirus fatality with a 64-year-old man dying in Mumbai, Health Ministry officials said as the number of positive cases ...

SC grants permanent commission for women in Navy

Maintaining that women and men officers should be treated equally, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared permanent commission for women in the Navy. ...

Mandatory quarantine for travellers to India from Gulf countries

India will quarantine all passengers travelling from or transitting through four GCC countries."Expanding compulsory quarantine for a minimum period ...

Coronavirus cases in India increases to 126

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 126 on Tuesday after fresh cases were reported from several states, the Health Ministry ...

Govt nominates ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who headed benches that pronounced several key judgements including in the sensitive Ayodhya land dispute...

COVID-19 kills another 129 in Iran, toll rises to 853

Iranian state TV said the coronavirus has killed another 129 people, pushing the country's death toll to 853 amid 14,991 confirmed cases. Iran is str...

25 doctors in Kerala under observation

The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology has met with a 'self-made' crisis after it allowed a doctor exposed to Covid-19...

Bahrain records first coronavirus death in Gulf

A Bahraini woman has died from the novel coronavirus, the health ministry announced, marking the first death from the disease among Gulf Co-operation...

Bishop Franco Mulakkal's discharge plea dismissed

A trial court in Kottayam on Monday dismissed a discharge petition filed by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, in connection with the case of alleged rape of a ...

COVID-19 outbreak: UAE to stop issuing new visas

The coronavirus crisis will hit traffic on India's busiest international route as United Arab Emirates will stop issuing fresh visas from March 17. T...

Saudi Arabia closes malls, parks, suspends govt work

Saudi Arabia has ordered the closure of all malls, restaurants, coffee shops, public parks and gardens as part of the kingdom’s efforts to comb...

Federal Reserve slashes interest rates to zero

The Federal Reserve announced it would drop interest rates to zero and buy at least $700 billion in government and mortgage-related bonds as part of ...

China makes two-week quarantine compulsory for foreign returnees

China reported 10 more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus, taking the death toll to 3,199, while the imported cases rose to 111, prompting autho...

Yes Bank reports Rs 18,564-cr loss for Dec quarter

Crisis-hit Yes Bank reported a loss of Rs 18,564 crore for the December quarter. The bank, which has been put under moratorium by the government last...

4th batch of 53 Indians evacuated from Iran

A fourth batch of 53 Indians returned to India from Iran on Monday, taking the total number of people evacuated from the coronavirus-hit country to 3...

Italy hits one-day record with 368 COVID-19 deaths

Italy on Sunday recorded 368 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, its highest one-day increase to date, taking the total to 1,809, the most outside...

Global coronavirus death toll passes 6,000

A spike in deaths from the coronavirus in Spain has pushed the global toll past 6,000. The worldwide death toll rose to 6,036, with 159,844 infection...