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Coronavirus

India records highest one-day jump of 57,118 COVID-19 cases; recoveries surge to 10,94,374

India's COVID-19 tally reached 16,95,988 on Saturday with a record single-day increase of 57,118 cases, while the recoveries surged to 10,94,374, according to the...

India’s Covid-19 count nears 2,000, with 50 deaths

THE number of Covid-19 cases in India climbed to 1,965, with at least 50 deaths by Thursday (2) morning. The number of active Covid-19 cases...

61,537 new COVID cases in India, 933 deaths

There were 61,537 more novel coronavirus cases in India, taking the tally to 20,88,611 on Saturday, while the death toll rose to 42,518 with...

Indian-American NGO raises $400,000 for Covid-19 relief efforts

An Indian-American non-governmental organisation has raised more than $400,000 for relief and assistance work among thousands of Covid-19 affected people in the US, including...

Indian government pumps in nearly £19 billion to ease pandemic stress

The Modi government on Thursday (26) announced a Rs 1.7 lakh crore (£18.9 billion) stimulus that included free foodgrains and cooking gas to poor for three...

Coronavirus India: Record jump in COVID-19 deaths: 2,000 fatalities in a day; tally tops...

India witnessed a massive jump in COVID-19 death toll — over 2,000 fatalities were added in the last 24 hours. A lion's share of the total...

UK’s Johnson says devolving powers to Scotland was “a disaster”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the devolution of powers to Scotland "a disaster", a comment that played into the hands of Scottish nationalists...

UK at ‘critical moment’, says Johnson as ‘things heading in wrong direction’

BORIS JOHNSON has said the UK is at a “critical moment” in its battle against the pandemic, as a further 71 deaths took the...

Superspreader events key driver in Covid-19 pandemic

At churches, on cruise ships and even in the White House, superspreading events that can sicken dozens, even hundreds, of people have illustrated the...

Maharashtra Police acts tough against online ‘fake news’ peddlers

Maharashtra Police's cyber unit has registered 36 first in formation reports (FIRs) across the state against those spreading fake news about coronavirus on social...