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Monsoon covers entire country: Met Dept

The southwest monsoon has covered the entire country, way ahead the scheduled date, India Meteorological Department said on Friday

International flights to remain suspended till July 15

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular on Friday extending the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till July 15

With over 17K fresh cases, India 10K short of 500,000 mark

India witnessed its highest spike of Covid cases adding over 17,000 patients in just 24 hours taking the tally barely 9,500 short of the grim 500,000 mark

Class 10, 12 boards stand cancelled because of COVID-19

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to cancel the pending Board examination for Classes 10 and 12 scheduled between July 1-15

India records worst spike of 17K Covid cases

India witnessed the highest spike of almost 17,000 fresh Covid cases, with Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu contributing more than 62 percent of it in the past 24 hours taking the total in the country to 473,000, data from the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry revealed on Thursday

India vulnerable to second wave of coronavirus: AIIMS Director

India has jumped past 4.5 lakh (450,000) coronavirus cases and 14,476 people have succumbed to the viral infection so far

India opens up space sector, to expand dairy infrastructure, promote Buddhist tourism

The Indian cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has taken a slew of decisions that include opening up the Indian space sector, pumping in money to create dairy infrastructure in the country, constructing an international airport at Kushinagar to boost tourism in the Buddhist circuit

Worst spike of nearly 16K Covid cases in India as Delhi overtakes Tamil Nadu

India witnessed a spike of almost 16,000 fresh cases of the novel Coronavirus in the past 24 hours taking the total in the country to 4.5 lakh with 465 new deaths, data from the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry revealed on Wednesday

India hails 'privileged strategic partnership' with Russia

Even as the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China remains tense, India on Tuesday posed great faith in its strategic partnership with Beijing's close ally, Russia

Indian Army Chief visits Leh, interacts with injured soldiers

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited Ladakh on Tuesday and interacted with injured soldiers at the base hospital

Official plan to resume public transport worries public health experts

Faced with growing demands from entrepreneurs in Nepal to allow public transport to resume, officials say they are preparing guidelines to do so

India to push for expediting defence deals with Russia

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh left for a three-day visit to Russia on Monday amid heightened tensions between India and China along the Line of Actual Control

Indian Army chief to visit Kashmir, Ladakh

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane will visit Ladakh and Kashmir to take stock of the ground situation this week

India witnesses upsurge in Covid deaths

India on Monday witnessed a significant upsurge in the number of daily COVID-19 deaths as it recorded 445 fresh deaths in the past 24 hours, while Goa reported its first death, Maharashtra continued at the top of all tallies

India COVID-19 cases per lakh lowest in world: Government

Despite a surge in India's COVID-19 cases to 425,282 on Monday marking a record 14,821 new cases in 24 hours, the government said the virus infection per lakh (100,000) people in India was among the lowest globally

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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