Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) A total of 240 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday as the total number of Covid-19 patients reached 9,501 in the Union Territory, officials said.
New York, July 10 (IANS) As the world designs and implements Covid-19 recovery plans, it has a choice of either going back to where it was, or investing in a better, more sustainable future, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.
Guwahati/Shillong, July 10 (IANS) Meghalaya on Thursday joined the northeastern states in reaching a three-digit figure of coronavirus infections with 13 more persons testing positive while the northeast region saw its tally rise to 18,665 with 32 deaths.
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A group of five men in white kurta pyjamas wait outside the Nizamuddin Markaz for the local policeman to arrive. After some anxious moments, the policeman arrives on a motorcycle with the building's key. It is time for afternoon prayers and only five people are permitted to offer prayers inside the Markaz five times a day. As he unlocks the gate, the five men walk in to offer Zohar Namaz.
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni has turned out to be a saviour for the 500 residents of Uttarakhand stranded in Dubai.
Dhaka, July 10 (IANS) The special economic zone of Bangladesh dedicated to Indian investors is set to avail $115 million under the 3rd line of credit from India, a senior official said.
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has reiterated that 'One Nation, One Ration Card' (ONORC) scheme would likely start working across India by January next year, ahead of its March 31 deadline.
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) State-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) has reported a borrowal fraud of Rs 3,688.58 crore in the NPA account of the now bankrupt Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL).
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Nepal has banned all Indian news channels, except DD News, for alleged propaganda against the country.
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Air India pilots have clearly told the company that any pay cut has to be across the board as per market standards for all employees.
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking restriction on the access of the general public/devotees in this year's Amarnath Yatra due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The petitioners have also sought direction to the Centre to provide 'live darshan' of the shrine through internet and television.
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) With no let up in the COVID-19 situation, the Telangana government has decided to cancel the advanced supplementary exams of the state intermediate board or 12 standard exams.
Southampton, July 9 (IANS) West Indies ended the second day of the first Test against England on 57/1 and trail the hosts by 147 runs at the Ageas Bowl. After Dom Bess' cameo took England past the 200-run mark, West Indies openers John Campbell and Kraigg Brathwaite put up an opening stand of 43 runs. Campbell was dismissed by James Anderson towards the end of the day and Shai Hope was at the crease with Brathwaite when umpires ended play on Thursday.
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) As many as 395 city policemen tested Covid positive since the start of the pandemic, said an official on Thursday.
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Alarmed by the surging Covid cases across the state, especially in Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday urged the state capital's residents not to visit their villages to prevent the infection's spread.