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With over 26,000 fresh cases, India inches closer to 800,000

India recorded the highest single-day spike of over 26,502 new coronavirus cases and 475 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally close to eight lakh with 21,604 deaths, Health Ministry's data revealed on Friday

Brazil with same population as Uttar Pradesh recorded many more deaths: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday compared Uttar Pradesh with Brazil and asserted that even though the Indian state has the same population as the latter, it has witnessed less deaths due to coronavirus

No community transmission in India: Government

India's health ministry on Thursday said that there is no community transmission of COVID-19 in India but a "localised outbreak" in some geographical areas

PM Modi's visit to his village Nimo comforts 1962 war veteran

In a quaint little village with tall poplars swinging gently in the summer bloom against the bare lofty mountains, 1962 war veteran Tsering Tashi giggles with exuberance over the thought that Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his village just a week ago

Six new key bridges in Kashmir thrown open for people

Six major bridges in Jammu and Kashmir constructed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) at a cost of Rs 43 crore were thrown open for the people on Thursday

Nearly 25,000 cases in a day takes India corona tally to over 767,000

India recorded the highest single-day spike of over 24,879 new coronavirus cases and 487 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 7,67,296 with 21,129 deaths, Health Ministry's data revealed on Thursday

Assam floods claims 40 lives, affect 200,000 people

With one more death in Assam's Barpeta district on Wednesday, the death toll in the ongoing current wave of floods has increased to 40, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said

Tata group sole contender for Air India

The Tata group is the only bidder in the fray for national carrier Air India with just a month left for the final bidding date

Government okays affordable rental housing projects for urban poor

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the development of affordable rental housing complexes (AHRC) for the urban poor or migrants

India records 742,000 coronavirus cases, 20,642 deaths

India recorded over 22,752 new cases and 482 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 7,42,417 with 20,642 deaths, Health Ministry's data revealed on Wednesday

Covid recovery rate tops 70% in capital

With 2,008 new cases and 50 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital's coronavirus tally has risen to 1,02,831 and toll to 3,165

Two Korean executives among arrested for Vizag gas leak

LG Polymers Managing Director and CEO Sunkey Jeong and Technical Director D.S. Kim were among 12 officials of the company arrested by Visakhapatnam police on Tuesday, in connection with the styrene gas leak tragedy that left 15 dead and hundreds hospitalised in May this year

India has lowest Covid cases per million in world: Government

Citing a World Health Organisation (WHO) situation report, the Indian government, here on Tuesday, claimed the country had one of the lowest coronavirus deaths and cases per million population

Rajnath Singh reviews infra requirements at borders

Amid ongoing tension at the borders with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a review meeting with Border Roads Origination (BRO) officials on Tuesday to discuss the improvement of infrastructure near Line of Actual Control with China and Line of Control with Pakistan, sources said

Only 6% Indians would want to leave India; only 9.7% Muslims want to leave

Indians carry their blue passport with pride. In a survey conducted across India, as part of developing a Happiness Index for Indians, the pride in the Indian passport has reflected vividly with almost 94 percent of Indians not wishing to move out even if given an opportunity to do so

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Hilsa glut in Barishal

With the doom and gloom surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic slowly subsiding, the west bank of Barishal's Kirtankhola river in Bangladesh has started to see increased activity