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Independence Day 2020: Police asks invitees for Red Fort ceremony to skip event if they had COVID-19 symptoms recently
India

Independence Day 2020: Police asks invitees for Red Fort ceremony to skip event if they had COVID-19 symptoms recently

The police also requested invitees to follow COVID-19 guidelines issued by the MHA and the Health Ministry at all times during the celebration at the Red Fort

India's COVID-19 tally rises by 64,553; Health Ministry's joint secretary Lav Agarwal tests positive
India

India's COVID-19 tally rises by 64,553; Health Ministry's joint secretary Lav Agarwal tests positive

The highest number of samples were tested COVID-19 on 13 August, the Centre said, adding that 8,48,728 samples were tested

US officials say COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed for free to all Americans, vow 'no shortcuts' on safety
World

US officials say COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed for free to all Americans, vow 'no shortcuts' on safety

The president's critics have expressed worry that the administration may bypass safety precautions to announce a vaccine before the election

OJEE 2020: Nine new exam centres added in and out of Odisha; candidates can request change before 16 August at ojee.nic.in
India

OJEE 2020: Nine new exam centres added in and out of Odisha; candidates can request change before 16 August at ojee.nic.in

The new centres have been added in Odisha keeping in view the current situation arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

US Open: Defending champion Bianca Andreescu withdraws; pandemic limited preparation time
Sports

US Open: Defending champion Bianca Andreescu withdraws; pandemic limited preparation time

Andreescu is the fourth woman in the top seven in the WTA rankings to pull out of the US Open, which is scheduled to start at Flushing Meadows on 31 August.

Coronavirus Updates: Assam to allow public transport to ply at 50% capacity from 16 Aug
India

Coronavirus Updates: Assam to allow public transport to ply at 50% capacity from 16 Aug

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The Assam government announced new measures to relax lockdown in the state on Thursday.

Formula 1 2020: Sergio Perez says he was 'just unlucky' after return from coronavirus blow
Sports

Formula 1 2020: Sergio Perez says he was 'just unlucky' after return from coronavirus blow

Defending his decision to fly to Mexico, Perez said: "I think I was just unlucky. I haven't done anything different to the rest of the paddock. I'm not willing to take any blame for that because anyone can get it."

Novak Djokovic confirms participation in US Open, Western and Southern Open
Sports

Novak Djokovic confirms participation in US Open, Western and Southern Open

Djokovic's decision to take part in the US Open is a major boost for the tournament after a host of headline names pulled out.

eVIN to help fight COVID-19: Intelligence network is 'best practice in logistics management for vaccines', says health ministry
India

eVIN to help fight COVID-19: Intelligence network is 'best practice in logistics management for vaccines', says health ministry

eVIN is a mobile- and cloud-based application which lets health workers and those handling the cold chain update information on vaccine stocks after every immunisation session and allows health officials to monitor vaccine stocks and flows and storage temperatures.

James Harris, towering professional wrestler popularly known as Kamala, passes away at 70 due to COVID-19
Sports

James Harris, towering professional wrestler popularly known as Kamala, passes away at 70 due to COVID-19

As Kamala, a racist caricature of an African tribal warrior, James Harris became a top draw in the WWF and elsewhere as a menacing but bumbling African tribal warrior, fated always to lose to his white opponents.

Kerala govt to use phone call records of COVID-19 patients for contact tracing, says Pinarayi Vijayan
India

Kerala govt to use phone call records of COVID-19 patients for contact tracing, says Pinarayi Vijayan

The Kerala chief minister assured that there would be no intrusion into the privacy of the COVID-19 patients.

UN chief calls for global ceasefire to tackle COVID-19, warns pandemic risks new conflicts
World

UN chief calls for global ceasefire to tackle COVID-19, warns pandemic risks new conflicts

Antonio Guterres said COVID-19 has raised growing questions about the effectiveness of health systems, social services, trust in institutions and systems of governance

Coronavirus Updates: Bihar aims to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 tests daily after PM says state lags behind in testing
India

Coronavirus Updates: Bihar aims to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 tests daily after PM says state lags behind in testing

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the state plans to raise testing rate for COVID-19 to over one lakh per day.

Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana continue to report high number of COVID-19 cases
India

Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana continue to report high number of COVID-19 cases

The four states are cumulatively tackling over 2.5 lakh active cases at present. On Tuesday, Andhra Pradesh topped the list with 9,024 new cases

Railways says regular, suburban passenger trains to remain suspended; 230 special routes will continue to operate
India

Railways says regular, suburban passenger trains to remain suspended; 230 special routes will continue to operate

An official statement said that a limited number of Mumbai local trains, which are being operated only on the order of the state govt, will continue to run

New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming series in home season to go ahead
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New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming series in home season to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said managed isolation arrangements for the visiting teams were still being worked out with officials in Wellington, but the tours would proceed.

Aamir Khan heads to Turkey to reportedly resume filming of Laal Singh Chaddha
Entertainment

Aamir Khan heads to Turkey to reportedly resume filming of Laal Singh Chaddha

In March, the shooting for Laal Singh Chaddha was halted due to the coronavirus outbreak.

743 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams staffers, including priests, test COVID-19 positive, three dead: Official
India

743 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams staffers, including priests, test COVID-19 positive, three dead: Official

The famous Lord Venkateswara temple in nearby Tirumala governed by the TTD had reopened on 11 June for the public

Coronavirus Updates: Assam reports 1,123 new cases in 24 hrs; positivity rate at 4.58%, says health minister
India

Coronavirus Updates: Assam reports 1,123 new cases in 24 hrs; positivity rate at 4.58%, says health minister

Coronavirus Updates: Assam has 18,098 active COVID-19 cases at present while 145 persons have succumbed to the infection, said state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Despite Delhi govt capping COVID-19 treatment prices, complaints of private hospitals overcharging persist
India

Despite Delhi govt capping COVID-19 treatment prices, complaints of private hospitals overcharging persist

The authorities, for their part seem reluctant to fix the flaws in the government order or take the violators to task despite repeated interventions from civil society organisations.