More than 50K COVID-19 cases in India on consecutive eighth-day

New Delhi, (UNI) 

India saw yet another massive spike of 56,282 COVID-19 cases for the eighth consecutive day on Thursday, while 904 more people lost their lives.

The total number of cases now stand at 19,64,537 while the death toll has risen to 40,699.

India celebrates Rakshabandhan with caution

New Delhi, (UNI)

'Rakshabandhan', signifying the undying love and affection between a sister and a brother, usually celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm across the country, turned out to be a low-key affair in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic.

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India playing leading role to develop COVID vaccine: WHO

Geneva, (UNI)

WHO Health Emergencies Programme Executive Director Dr Michael Ryan on Monday said that India is playing a leading role in the development of potential vaccine candidate and also producing potential anti-COVID drugs.

"So overall India is making a strong

Rafale will revolutionise IAF's capabilities : Rajnath Singh

New Delhi,  (UNI) With addition of new capability in the IAF stable, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday cautioned the adversaries and said those who want to threaten India’s territorial integrity should be worried after the first fleet of five Rafale aircraft made smooth landi

India's contagion tally nears 12 lakh, deaths 28732

New Delhi, (UNI) India's contagion tally reached close to 12 lakh-mark on Wednesday, after the nation recorded a sharp spike of 37724 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. 


Confirmed cases of the pandemic so far registered stand at 1192915. The actual case load, w

India records highest one-day spike of 38, 902 cases

New Delhi, (UNI)

India's contagion tally gone past 10.7 lakh on Sunday after the nation recorded 38,902 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, highest single-day spike in fresh cases, the Union Health Ministry update said.

As per the Union Health Ministry, confirmed c

India's Covid tally goes past 10.3 lakh-mark, death toll rises to 26273

New Delhi, (UNI) India's contagion tally surpassed 10.3 lakh-mark on Saturday after the nation recorded 34884 infections in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry update said here on Saturday.

The total confirmed cases now stand at 1038716, as per the government data.

Air India employees will be able to take voluntary leave without pay

New Delhi, (UNI) State-run Air India has given its employees the option of voluntary leave without pay, while some employees, who were affecting the efficiency of the airline, will be sent on forced leave without pay.

The airline said in a statement on Friday that it has reintroduc

Actual caseload of Covid patients in India at 3,31,146, is 1/3rd of total cases

New Delhi, (UNI) 

Targeted measures have contributed to a steady decline in the number of active Coronavirus cases and the actual caseload of Covid-19 patients in the country is only 3,31,146 contributing to a little more than a third (34.18 per cent) of total cases detected so far

India's COVID tally crosses 9 lakh-mark with record spike of 28,498 cases

New Delhi, (UNI) The number of fresh coronavirus cases in India rose 28,498 on Tuesday, pushing its overall tally to 9,06,752, even as the recovery rate further improved, according to Health Ministry's latest data. 


The death toll climbed to 23,727 with 553 people succu