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India’s COVID-19 case tally crosses 1.45 lakh-mark; death toll tops 4,100

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 1.45 lakh-mark on Tuesday, while the death toll has topped the...

India air travel restart hits chaos and cancellations

Airlines, including IndiGo, India’s biggest carrier, SpiceJet and Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, had been preparing to resume operations...

Students, migrants in India take flight home after weeks of lockdown

Hundreds of people wearing face masks and gloves boarded early morning flights to their hometowns and workplaces from the Delhi airport on Monday as...

India’s among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

India on Monday (25) posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even...

Record 6,977 new COVID-19 cases in India in last 24 hours; death toll climbs...

India registered biggest single day spike of COVID-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Monday with 6,977 new infections, reported in the last...

Ivanka Trump draws derision in India for praising migrant’s hard journey home

THE US presidential adviser Ivanka Trump’s praise of an Indian teenager’s bicycle ride home hundreds of kilometres away is drawing criticism in India for...

AirAsia India opens domestic flight bookings for 21 destinations

Low-cost carrier AirAsia India has started bookings for 21 destinations ahead of resumption of domestic flights from Monday. In a release, the airline said it...

Lockdown imposed in India at right time, acted as potent social vaccine, says Health...

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday (May 24, 2020) has claimed that the decision to impose the nationwide lockdown was taken at the...

Covid-19 cases in India rose to 1,31,868 lakh with 6,767 new infections

In the highest-ever single-day spike, India on Sunday morning reported an increase of 6,767 new coronavirus positive cases in the past 24 hours. With...

There is ‘no one-upmanship’ in global Covid-19 vaccine race: Serum Institute CEO

IF the world is to gain access to a vaccine for Covid-19, there’s a good chance it will pass through the doors of Serum...