India records 86,961 Covid cases & 1,130 deaths in 24 hours

With 86,961 fresh coronavirus cases and 1,130 deaths in 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally on Monday inched closer to 55 lakh (5.5 million)-mark with a total of 54,87,580 cases in 235 days since the first case was reported on January 30

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Robotic nurses to deliver medicine, food to corona patients

Now technology proves the connection between food and medicine. From serving food at upmarket restaurants, robots are now being deployed to serve medicine to COVID-19 patients in Tamil Nadu in an attempt to reduce the infection risk for nurses

Lifeline Udan: 119 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

The Indian government said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, 97 flights have transported 119 tonnes of medical supplies across the country till April 2

Covid-19: Around 50 doctors, medics test positive in India

In India, around 50 doctors and medical staff have tested positive for coronovirus (Covid-19), raising the eyebrows of the Union Health Ministry, sources said on Friday

India's shutdown due to Covid-19 may not end on April 14

Government sources indicate that the shutdown may not just end on April 14 itself, as initially planned. PM Narendra Modi is believed to have told Chief Ministers that it is a long drawn battle

Defying lockdown, crowds swarm Bengal temples on Ram Navami

Defying the ongoing lockdown, people gathered in strength before Ram temples to offer prayers on Ram Navami while congestion in several large daily markets in the city threw social distancing norms out of the window on Thursday

Tablighi explosion: Active Covid-19 cases rise to 1,860; 53 dead

After the Tablighi Jamaat connection to coronavirus cases in India exploded, India's total active cases reached 1,860 on Thursday evening. There have been 53 deaths so far while one person has migrated

Government identifies 9,000 primary Tablighi Jamaat workers

India’s Home Ministry has said a total of 9,000 Tablighi Jamaat workers have been identified so far and wholesome efforts are being made to hunt their contacts as the group has emerged as a major source of Covid-19 infection across the country

Lucknow 'fatwa' asks people not to hide corona symptoms

The Darul Uloom Firangi Mahali in Lucknow has issued a 'fatwa' asking people to go in for the corona test and seek medical help without any hesitation

Modi: it can’t be business as usual after lockdown lifted

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a video conference with state chief ministers and discussed the “common exit strategy” that needs to be followed after the 21-day national lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19

Contact-tracing rush in India after jump in COVID-19 hotspots

India is contact tracing thousands of people in around a dozen virus hot spots in the country amidst growing fears of the mass spread of COVID-19 from  those who attended a religious congregation in the heart of the nation's capital New Delhi

Indian investigative agency registers case in Kabul gurudwara attack

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday registered a case against the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) over the recent gurudwara terror attack in Afghanistan's Kabul in which 27 people died, making it the first case registered for terror activity outside India

Special planes allowed to fly out Japanese, Iraqi citizens from India

Special ferry flights of Japan Airlines and the Iraqi government have been allowed to operate to Delhi for repatriation of Japanese and Iraqi citizens

Will always stand for humanity: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh

Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has reacted to the backlash he received for asking for help for Pakistan's Shahid Afridi Foundation amid the coronavirus outbreak

US, Italy strain more virulent than one in India: Indian microbiologist

The strain of new coronavirus in India is not as virulent as the ones which are devastating Italy, Spain and the US

1,550 Israelis evacuated over a week from India

Around 1,550 Israelis left stranded in India due to 21-day nationwide lockdown since March 24 midnight have flown back home over the week in seven flights, a diplomat said on Wednesday

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