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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...

Six candidates in fray for 3 RS seats in MP

    Six candidates including former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia of the BJP and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh have filed nom...

21 stranded passengers from Italy arrive in Kochi

Twenty one passengers, who were stranded in coronavirus-hit Italy, were brought in Kochi on Saturday following which they were shifted to Aluva hospi...

Saudi Arabia suspends int'l flights for 2 weeks

Saudi Arabia has suspended all international flights for two weeks, starting Sunday, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, state news agency 'SPA' sa...

U.S declares national emergency

U.S President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to help handle the growing outbreak of coronavirus.The declaration - 'two very big words...

Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked by Rs 3/litre

Excise duty on petrol and diesel was hiked by Rs 3 per litre as the government looked to mop up gains arising from fall in international oil prices.S...

India confirms second death due to coronavirus

India reported second death from the novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases jumped to 82. A 68-year-old woman from West Delhi died after ...

COVID-19 positive cases in M'shtra rise to 19

With two more persons testing positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra, the number of infected individuals in the state has gone up to 19, a health de...

Moratorium on Yes Bank to be lifted on March 18

The government has notified the Yes Bank reconstruction scheme as per which the moratorium on the troubled private sector lender will be lifted on Ma...

IPL 2020 postponed over coronavirus fears

The start of the Indian Premier League, the world's most lucrative cricket competition, has been postponed from March 29 until April 15 over the coro...

Govt extends deadline to bid for AI till Apr 30

The government extended the deadline for submitting bids for buying 100 per cent stake in Air India till April 30. The deadline was originally set at...

Canadian PM's wife tests positive for COVID-19

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for coronavirus, a statement from the prime minister's office said. ...

Coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000 in Italy

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has jumped in the last 24 hours by 189 to 1,016, a rise of 23 percent, the country's Civil Pr...

Schools, colleges, cinema halls shut in Delhi till March 31

The Delhi government declared coronavirus an epidemic and shut all cinema halls, schools and colleges, except those where exams are on, till March 31...

Retail inflation cools to 6.58% in Feb

Retail inflation dropped for the first time after six months in February, easing to 6.58 per cent as prices of vegetables and other kitchen items coo...

India's first COVID-19 death confirmed in K'taka

A 76-year-old man who died two days ago in Karnataka while being treated for suspected coronavirus has become India's first COVID-19 fatality with hi...

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 73

The number of coronavirus patients in the country has risen to 73 with 13 fresh cases, including nine from Maharahtra and one each from Delhi, Ladakh...

BJP to seek floor test in MP Assembly on March 16

The BJP in Madhya Pradesh will seek a floor test on March 16 in the wake of 22 Congress MLAs resigning the state, a senior BJP leader said.The 14-mon...

Foreign players not available for IPL till Apr 15

No foreign player will be available for IPL 2020 till April 15 due to visa restrictions imposed by the government to contain the novel coronavirus th...

AI announces suspension of flights to Rome, Milan, Seoul

National carrier Air India announced a temporary suspension of its flight services to Rome, Milan and Seoul.While services to Rome (Italy) are being ...

Indian economy to benefit from slump in oil prices

The Indian economy will likely see significant benefits in the form of lower current account deficit, reduced inflation and higher GDP following a sl...