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India’s mature medical manufacturing sector and its large population, from which human trial volunteers can be easily found, are factors that could help accelerate the usual vaccine development process

11:42:28 on 05 Jul

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There is a need to recognize that the present labour laws are unable to look into the interests of the labour force.We have suggested some flexibility in working hours. Nothing should be done that may lead to the exploitation of workers

11:45:40 on 05 Jul

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Of 97,200 cases reported in the city so far, 25,940 are active.Over the last three weeks, Union Home minister Amit Shah has held a series of meetings with the Delhi administration to increase rate of testing

12:26:20 on 05 Jul

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Delhi’s total coronavirus tally has reached 97,200 and the active cases in the national capital have dropped to 25,940.The recovery rate of Delhi now stands at 70.2%

10:31:40 on 05 Jul

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast intermittent rains in the city and suburbs 'with possibility of heavy falls'.Some parts of Vidarbha received moderate rain, the IMD said, adding that thunderstorm with lightning is likely at isolated places in the region

11:16:40 on 05 Jul

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This is the third consecutive day when coronavirus cases have increased by more than 20,000.The number of coronavirus patients declared cured has risen over 4 lakh

09:59:33 on 05 Jul

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The ICU and Ventilator Ward in the hospital has been named as Col B Santosh Babu Ward.The centre with 1,000 beds will also have specialised intensive care unit beds and will be fully air-conditioned

10:09:14 on 05 Jul

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The deadline to add independent candidates to the ballot has not yet passed in many states.Kanye West and his equally famous wife Kim Kardashian West have visited Trump in the White House

08:52:43 on 05 Jul

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Ravi Shankar Prasad said Zoya Khan through the service wants to support the transgender community by making them digitally literate.Zoya Khan is India's first transgender operator of Common Service Centre from Vadodara district of Gujarat

09:09:30 on 05 Jul

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Saturday's lower number could be attributed to less reporting on the July 4th national holiday.The United States is the hardest-hit country in the global pandemic, both in caseload and deaths.

07:32:01 on 05 Jul

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All the Indian winners hail from Kerala.The Big Ticket Abu Dhabi draw winners include 19 Indians and one Bangladeshi

07:45:47 on 05 Jul

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The IAF is also using its Ilyushin-76 fleet to transport troops to various areas along the Line of Actual Control.The Indian and Chinese armies are locked in a bitter standoff in multiple locations in eastern Ladakh for the last seven weeks

07:00:11 on 05 Jul

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The smart power meters can be monitored even by consumers’ mobile phones.The meters are of both pre-paid and post-paid varieties and can be recharged like mobile phones as and when needed

07:15:14 on 05 Jul

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Daily tallies released by the health ministry showed 10,853 new confirmed COVID-19 cases.The death toll stands at 3,026 after 74 new fatalities were recorded

05:36:09 on 05 Jul

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In his message, Modi had underlined the similarities between India and the US noting that both countries were democracies.In February, India had hosted Trump and his wife US First Lady Melania Trump on a two day visit

06:17:28 on 05 Jul

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Speaking on the coronavirus vaccines, Trump said, 'We are now unbelievably doing well and are testing on vaccines, treatments and therapeutics'.'China's secrecy, deceptions, and cover-ups allowed it to spread all over the world and China must be held fully accountable'

06:18:14 on 05 Jul

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The World Health Organization reported a one-day high for global coronavirus cases, led by the Americas.Florida, Texas recorded new virus records. President Donald Trump said a vaccine remedy will be ready before year end

05:24:50 on 05 Jul

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The government has been working on the policy for at least two years amid calls to reduce the dominance of global tech giants.For imported goods, the country of origin and value of work done in India should be clearly specified, the policy said

05:15:22 on 05 Jul

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Ingrid van Engelshoven, the education and culture minister, said gender categories would be omitted from ID cards 'starting from 2024/2025'

11:41:08 on 04 Jul

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One person died in Morigaon and another in Tinsukia district, taking the toll to 61 across the state.Barpeta district remains the worst-hit district with over 6.33 lakh people affected

10:31:36 on 04 Jul

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Over 130 people have died due to lightning strikes in the state in the last 10 days.Bihar CM Nitish Kumar appealed to the people of the state to remain alert and vigilant, and stay indoors

10:38:53 on 04 Jul

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Rajasthan witnessed a massive single-day spike of 480 fresh cases in previous 24 hours along with 7 new fatalities.Tally in the state stands at over 19,500 with total of 447 deaths

10:49:51 on 04 Jul

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Total number of cases in Karnataka jumped to 21,459 cases as 1,839 people tested positive in the state in last 24 hours, of which nearly 12,000 are active.The state continued to report record numbers for the fourth consecutive day

09:35:39 on 04 Jul

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In a massive single-day spike Gujarat recorded more than 700 fresh COVID-19 positive cases, while the death toll reached at the mark of over 1900

10:03:44 on 04 Jul

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The students will be promoted on the basis of their previous years' results and will also have an option to take the exams later, Amarinder Singh announced in his weekly 'AskCaptain' Facebook live

10:04:02 on 04 Jul

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Trump's ban on travelers from China since February had massive loopholes which is further substantiated by the fact that 8000 Chinese nationals entered the US after the ban.Almost 1,600 people who came from China went amiss, regarding tracking for COVID-19 symptoms, by the administration

10:19:20 on 04 Jul

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'I am questioning the state government why there are more deaths in Hyderabad in terms of percentage... The people of Hyderabad were left in the lurch,' says G. Kishan Reddy

10:09:39 on 04 Jul

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Himalayan nation of Nepal is seemingly grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic as cases continue to surge.With death toll at 34, Nepal recorded 232 fresh cases in previous 24 hours

08:41:48 on 04 Jul

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A massive three-days strike across the coal mines in the country against commercial mining has brought production of coal to a complete standstill, claims workers' association.On the contrary, Coal India officials claimed that a little production took place on all the three days of strike

08:55:20 on 04 Jul

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The Chinook heavy-lift helicopters along with the Russian fleet of the Mi-17 V5 helicopters deployed at the base are carrying out regular sorties to take Army and ITBP troops to forward locations

09:01:44 on 04 Jul

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The death toll in the city reached 129 today.Amid the rising cases, Karnataka government today said the capital city will go under complete lockdown from tonight 8 pm till Monday morning, 5 am

09:18:15 on 04 Jul

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Record 295 more deaths in the last 24 hours take the state's death toll to 8,671

09:27:21 on 04 Jul

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PM Imran Khan emphasized upon the completion of economic corridor with China in the near future which got hamstrung due to the pandemic.Symbolizing Pak-China friendship, it will prove to be a cornerstone for Pakistan's socio-economic development, Khan said

07:28:56 on 04 Jul

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The Delhi health department also added that 9,925 RT-PCR and 13,748 rapid antigen tests have been conducted in the national capital today, taking the total number of Covid-19 tests to 6,20,378

07:46:56 on 04 Jul

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The government aims to reduce the logistics cost, which is 14% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at the moment to less than 10%

07:52:05 on 04 Jul

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'I congratulate @POTUS @realDonaldTrump and the people of the USA on the 244th Independence Day of the USA. As the world's largest democracies, we cherish freedom and human enterprise that this day celebrates. @WhiteHouse,' Modi wrote in his Twitter message

08:08:59 on 04 Jul

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BJP workers took risk to continue relief work during pandemic, some even lost their lives, says Modi.For BJP workers nation is first, it comes before anything; nationalism is inculcated in our values, says Modi

08:09:14 on 04 Jul

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Rains continue in Mumbai, North Konkan

Mumbai and adjoining suburb of Thane are receiving torrential downpours since Saturday morning and will continue to receive heavy rainfall .Monsoon is quite active over entire Konkan region in western Maharashtra which is witnessing massive rainfall while internal parts of state are receiving isolated showers

08:12:06 on 04 Jul

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Hailing Modi's visit to Ladakh, former Deputy Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen (retd) Subrata Saha said the 'loudest message' from the visit was that India is not going to back-off in eastern Ladakh and that it will handle the situation with a 'firm hand'

06:59:02 on 04 Jul

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The death toll in the state also increased to 1,450 after 65 deaths were reported in since Friday.Active cases in the state have reached 44,956 while as many as 60,592 have been discharged from the hospitals

07:16:28 on 04 Jul

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Of the latest positive cases, 152 had come from abroad and 52 from other states, says state health minister K.K. Shailaja

07:25:48 on 04 Jul

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Delhi BJP reorganisation process begins

The BJP has commenced a massive structural overhaul of its Delhi unit, after the new President Adesh Gupta was appointed, which got delayed due to the pandemic.From district presidents to block-level workers, the party will see a complete reorganisation in the state

07:14:08 on 04 Jul

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Brands from Christian Dior to Valentino are pressing ahead with collections and shows through an organised schedule of videos running from 6-8 July.At the Haute Couture week, a select club of designers display one-of-a-kind, handmade outfits

05:32:54 on 04 Jul

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Arunachal will impose a 6-day lockdown from 6 July at 5am.The stringent measure was taken by the administration after the cases rose with 89 more cases of Covid-19 in the capital Itanagar

05:34:59 on 04 Jul

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Keeping in mind the spike in the cases of coronavirus in the country, TTD has determined that under any circumstance not more than 12,000 devotees would be allowed into the ancient shrine

05:40:06 on 04 Jul

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Livid Portugal expresses its dissatisfaction over mandatory quarantine rule for its traveller citizens in the UK.Unfair behavior is being done with us, for being transparent on COVID-19 cases data by reporting high number of cases, by several nations, says Portugal

05:50:00 on 04 Jul

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Vegetable and grocery shops will be allowed to open from 6 am to 6 pm.Restaurants can also open from 6 am to 9 pm from Monday onwards, CM said

06:08:30 on 04 Jul

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Top official swirl doubts over the sheer possibility of release of vaccine this year as vaccine trials are a complicated process based on behemoth samples and variegated testings.It is not a mean feat and can only be achieved early next year as told by director of CSIR-centre

06:13:15 on 04 Jul

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BBMP commissioner Anil Kumar said the instruction for lockdown in BBMP limits was issued by chief minister BS Yediyurappa, according to reports.Kumar mentioned that only sale of essential items will be allowed during the lockdown, including meat shops

04:27:53 on 04 Jul

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With more than 600,000 cases of coronavirus in the nation, Russia announces the surpassing of grim mark of 10,000 virus related deaths.Death toll is comparatively lower to the nations with major outbreak in the world

04:37:35 on 04 Jul

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On Sunday, heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in districts of Mumbai, Thane and Raigad, IMD says

04:53:49 on 04 Jul

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West Bengal govt in a letter asked the civil aviation ministry not to schedule flights to Kolkata and Bagdogra airports.The state has also decided to curtail movement of incoming trains, as per the letter

04:54:42 on 04 Jul

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As Australia grapples with COVID-19 pandemic, there is a massive surge of cases in Melbourne leading to a five-day lock-down in several residential estates.Authorities took this decision, after 108 cases were reported in the state, to contain the rapid spread of infection

04:55:53 on 04 Jul

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Out of the total Covid-19 cases in the force, 64 personnel have succumbed to the infection so far

05:01:56 on 04 Jul

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All other Covid-19 vaccine candidates across the globe have been similarly fast-tracked, says ICMR about 15 August deadline for the vaccine being developed by Bharat Biotech

05:07:19 on 04 Jul

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Southern state of Andhra Pradesh reported more than 700 fresh COVID-19 positive cases including those from other states and foreign countries.The 10th worst hit state has 218 deaths with 12 fatalities in last 24 hours

05:08:25 on 04 Jul

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That study, by a team of Chinese scientists and published by the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), warned that a new swine flu virus, named G4, has become more infectious to humans and could become a potential 'pandemic virus'

05:16:18 on 04 Jul

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The state finance department approved the proposal to purchase a seven-seater multi-utility vehicle for Varsha Gaikwad, who is the Education Minister, as a special case

03:30:21 on 04 Jul

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Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai and Ahmedabad are the cities

04:03:17 on 04 Jul

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City of Lleida goes into an another lock-down as it witnesses a sudden rise of 60 COVID-19 positive cases arriving at a count of 4000 cases in the county.After the national emergency was declared to be over on 21st June, this is the first lock-down in the country

04:09:21 on 04 Jul

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The defence ministry clarified that the said facility is 'part of the Crisis Expansion capacity of 100 beds and is very much part of the General Hospital complex'.The Armed Forces give the best possible treatment to their personnel, the ministry said in a statement

02:45:44 on 04 Jul

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US President Donald Trump berated the 'left-wing' for sowing the seeds of degradation of nationalistic values among the children and populace of the country.He visited Mount Rushmore for an unofficial campaign for November 3 elections where he reprehended his opponent Biden

02:46:39 on 04 Jul

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Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan praised India's efforts of tackling the COVID-19 pandemic but said that more attention is required on data processing in compliance with WHO guidelines.Scientific, systematic and an inter-dependent approach is need of the hour for India, she emphasized

03:09:56 on 04 Jul

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State rural development minister Rajendra Pratap Singh and his wife have been admitted to SGPGIMS in Lucknow

01:03:01 on 04 Jul

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The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri

11:50:48 on 04 Jul

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CM says this is due to the economic strategy adopted by her government to tackle the COVID-19 crisis and the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan

12:17:06 on 04 Jul

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The Natanz uranium-enrichment site, much of which is underground, is one of several Iranian facilities monitored by inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency

10:44:12 on 04 Jul

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The Prime Minister stated that Lord Buddha spoke on two things -- hope and purpose in his very first sermon in Sarnath and his teachings after that.

11:10:28 on 04 Jul

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Karnataka has reported the biggest spike in active cases as well as deaths in the last seven days

11:24:48 on 04 Jul

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Numbers will be limited, no one will be allowed to stand at the bar and there will be no live music.Boris Johnson says everybody had to behave responsibly and maintain social distancing to support businesses and not risk a second wave of the coronavirus

09:40:28 on 04 Jul

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This is the highest spike in new positive cases so far.Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state in the country with 1,92,990 cases

10:18:32 on 04 Jul

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Some of the damaged antennas also belong to the telecom authority's mobile telephone competitors.Damage to one installation hampers mobile phone connections in the area for weeks until repairs are completed

10:26:56 on 04 Jul

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Congress leader says Ladakhis are raising their voice against Chinese intrusion. Ignoring their warning will cost India dearly

10:20:41 on 04 Jul

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Two combat carriers are conducting dual-carrier operations and exercises in the South China Sea to support a ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’, says the US.The exercise is long-planned but comes as China conducts military drills of its own in the area, near the contested Paracel Islands, exercises that have been criticised by the US and other countries

09:24:46 on 04 Jul

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Despite the impact of coronavirus in New York, the demonstration saw dozens of Indian origin Americans standing in solidarity with members of the Tibetan community and Taiwanese Americans.

06:41:56 on 04 Jul

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EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, in a letter, seeks redress under ‘the dispute resolution mechanism, as set out in paragraph 36 of the agreement’

06:50:24 on 04 Jul

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Daily wage labourers in Delhi-NCR were the most disadvantaged during the lockdown and are still finding it hard to find work. But even among the salaried class, work participation rates remain far below pre-lockdown levels

07:07:14 on 04 Jul

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No details about the nature of Iran’s implementation issues with Britain, France and Germany were provided.Britain, France and Germany consider the nuclear deal to be a cornerstone of regional and global security

05:30:18 on 04 Jul

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a probe over his government’s decision to award a contract worth more than C$900 million to an organization that he and his family have ties to

05:36:06 on 04 Jul

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The US Defence Department has also issued a press statement expressing concern over the military exercises conducted by the People's Republic of China (PRC) around the Paracel Islands

05:42:58 on 04 Jul

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A World Health Organization official said it would be unwise to predict when a vaccine might be rolled out.Brazil’s death toll remains high, with 1,290 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours

05:43:26 on 04 Jul

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The somber mood heading into what is usually a weekend of barbecues and sunshine underscored the struggle to extinguish COVID-19 at the epicenter of the global pandemic

05:49:17 on 04 Jul

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The UN health body has been accused by US President Donald Trump of failing to provide the information needed to stem the pandemic

05:55:29 on 04 Jul

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ICMR writes to states, UTs to encouraged private labs to apply for NABL accreditation for TrueNat/CBNAAT based testing for COVID-19

06:14:35 on 04 Jul

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DRDO has decided to name different wards of new Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital in Delhi after the Indian Army troops who lost their lives in the Galwan valley clash last month

05:23:56 on 04 Jul

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Services activity in Jun contracts again

Services PMI improved to 33.7 from 12.6 in May, but is below the 50-mark that divides contraction from expansion

10:38:40 on 03 Jul

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The late fee cap is subject to the rider that these are filed before the end of September, according to an official statement

10:43:25 on 03 Jul

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The Indian Council of Medical Research has set launch deadline of 15 Aug for state-run vaccine maker Bharat Biotech

10:45:40 on 03 Jul

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Amidst the political instability in France, new PM Jean Castex warned of serious economic crisis that is looming over the nation in the current scenario.While praising his predecessor,Philippe, Castex said he would continue reforms brought by his government

10:48:12 on 03 Jul

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The decision to ban commercial import and trading of dogs, and sale of dog meat, both cooked and raw, was taken during a state cabinet meeting, said state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Neiba Kronu

10:49:09 on 03 Jul

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PM says India is committed to peace but this commitment should not be seen as weakness.Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla briefed envoys of France, Germany, Japan US, Russia on the situation at LAC

10:55:29 on 03 Jul

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EU planning to spend $2.3 billion on advance purchase of vaccines in testing, on behalf of the 27 EU states.European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is trying to convince world leaders to join forces and buy vaccines up front together, to prevent vaccine prises rising due to competition

10:59:30 on 03 Jul

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Europeans are getting some sort of respite as most of the countries return back to normalcy by opening borders, public services,transport and various places with utter caution.Meanwhile, cases continue to rise in the U.S. where many states have again gone for a lock-down with worsening situation in the nation

11:12:46 on 03 Jul

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Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said the June data will reflect the gains, with the merchandise export figures touching almost 88% of the corresponding period last year

09:37:17 on 03 Jul

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The highest single-day spike of 1,692 new cases was fueled by the state capital Bengaluru, which recorded 994 new cases

09:42:27 on 03 Jul

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As many as 59 coronavirus patients succumbed to death in the state today.The national capital recorded third highest number of coronavirus cases in the country

09:49:13 on 03 Jul

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Amidst the showdown with China, PM Modi in Leh, while addressing the soldiers said that India is spending its resources in manufacturing modern weapons and bringing latest technology.Serving the mankind is the sole purpose of India's defense enhancement, PM said

09:54:20 on 03 Jul

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People under the age of 25 years constitute 46.9% of the country's population, population under 25 years of age includes 47.4% male and 46.3% female.The death rate in India has witnessed a significant decline over the last four decades from 14.9%in 1971 to 6.2% in 2018.

10:05:56 on 03 Jul

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The move is aimed at reducing the burden on severely strained healthcare facilities in states.Patients with HIV and cancer, and transplant recipients are not eligible for home isolation

10:08:20 on 03 Jul

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Pertaining to the extension of the COVID-19 lock-down in the state, Tamil Nadu government has decided to continue free distribution of ration to all state cardholders in July as well.Tokens will be distributed from July 6 to 9 whereas services will begin from July 10 for the essential commodities

08:33:33 on 03 Jul

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