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Air India flight returns after pilot found C-19 positive, probe ordered

 A special ferry flight of national carrier Air India which took off from Delhi for Moscow on Saturday returned after a crew member was found COVID-19 positive

Nearly 8000 cases take India's Covid tally to 173,000

India's coronavirus cases surpassed the 1.70 lakh-mark with a total of 1,73,763 cases, registering the highest single-day spike of 7,964, the Health Ministry data revealed on Saturday

'India: It's Time to Move Away From Meat'

As the world continues to experience the deadly effects of COVID-19, PETA India has urged everyone to help stop another pandemic saying "India: It's Time to Move Away From Meat"

Lockdown 5.0: In exit plan, hopes for Metro, malls, restaurants opening

Three days ahead of completing 68-day countrywide lockdown, the government is learnt to have come up with a roadmap of an exit plan from the crisis in its fourth extension of the restrictions 5.0 which may allow malls and restaurants to reopen and limit restrictions only in containment zones

Healthcare facilities in India see 80% fall in revenue: Survey

The Covid-19 pandemic has left the Indian private healthcare sector in acute financial distress, a new survey said on Friday adding that the healthcare facilities in the country have witnessed at least 80 percent fall in average revenue

India records highest single-day spike, surpasses China toll

India on Friday not only recorded its largest jump in new cases as it added 7,466 new Covid patients in 24 hours, emerging as the ninth worst-hit country in the world by pandemic, but it also surpassed China's toll of 4,638 so far as it recorded 4,706 deaths

Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Health Minister

India's Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with very mild symptoms

Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

Testing 1.3 billion people for COVID-19 is neither possible nor feasible, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in an exclusive interview with IANS on Thursday

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Miss Nepal calls for action to help migrant workers stranded at Nepal-India border

Miss Nepal World 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada is indeed a beauty with a purpose. She has lent her voice to the issues of migrants stranded on the Nepal-India border, showing her support for CNN Hero…