In Assam, floods continue to devastate life and property, death toll 87

The flood situation in Assam and Meghalaya has worsened on Tuesday. Apart from huge loss to life and property, many wild animals, including the Indian rhino, perished in the deluge. Read More
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India Covid-19 situation grim, cases cross 1 million-mark, 25,000 dead

The novel coronavirus pandemic has worsened in India with the total number of cases crossing the 10 lakh-mark. On the positive side, the world may see a vaccine for Covid-19 as early as in August. Read More
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Rajasthan crisis: Congress sacks Pilot as deputy CM, PCC chief

A day after the bitter feud between Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and deputy CM Sachin Pilot turned into a public political drama, the Congress sacked Pilot from the post of deputy CM and the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee president. Read More
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India Covid-19 cases top 7 lakh; global HIV/AIDS efforts take hit

With 700,000 coronavirus cases, India overtook Russia to become the third-most infected country. Meanwhile, the UN said the Covid-19 pandemic adversely impacted global HIV/AIDS efforts. Read More
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China’s PLA bludgeons 20 Indian Army soldiers to death in Ladakh

Twenty Indian Army soldiers were killed, 76 injured and 10 were taken captive by China’s PLA near a stand-off point on the LAC in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan valley. Meanwhile, a row has erupted in India over why the Army soldiers didn’t carry weapons for self-defence. Read More
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Covid-19 cases surge amid ICMR’s ‘peak prediction’ report farce

Coronavirus cases in India is growing rapidly with the country witnessing over 11,000 cases for the third day running. Meanwhile, a new Covid-19 outbreak has been reported in Beijing. Read More
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Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cross 1 lakh, India total tops 3 lakh-mark

Covid-19, infections in India passed two grim milestones. Maharashtra saw its Covid-19 cases cross the 1 lakh-mark while the country saw the number of infections cross the 3 lakh-mark in the last 24 hours. Read More
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Covid-19 rages in Mumbai; ‘Delhi may have 550,000 cases by July 31’

The number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai alone has crossed 52,000. Meanwhile, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the capital is likely to have 550,000 Covid-19 patients by July-end. Read More
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Centre issues guidelines for opening malls, religious places

The government has issued a set of guidelines or the standard operating procedure (SOP) for reopening of offices, malls, hotels, restaurants and religious places. Meanwhile, authorities are concerned about Covid-19 rise in rural India. Read More
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With another record spike, India Covid-19 cases cross 2 lakh-mark

The number of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, cases in India crossed the 200,000-mark with a record spike of 8,863 cases in a single day, in the last 24 hours. The death toll is now nearing the 6,000-mark. Read More
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