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India's COVID-19 recovery rate now 82.14%; over 93,000 patients cured in past 24 hours
India

India's COVID-19 recovery rate now 82.14%; over 93,000 patients cured in past 24 hours

According to the ICMR, a total of 7,02,69,975 COVID-19 samples have been tested so far, with 13,41,535 having been tested on Friday alone

'Enough is enough': China tells US at UN meeting after Donald Trump accuses Beijing of unleashing 'plague of COVID-19'
World

'Enough is enough': China tells US at UN meeting after Donald Trump accuses Beijing of unleashing 'plague of COVID-19'

China's UN Ambassador Zhang Jun rejected Trump's accusations of China spreading COVID-19 as 'baseless' and said, 'Lies repeated a thousand times still lie'

India reports over 57 lakh COVID-19 cases after 86,508 more test positive in past 24 hrs; toll at  91,149
India

India reports over 57 lakh COVID-19 cases after 86,508 more test positive in past 24 hrs; toll at 91,149

There are 9,66,38 2 active coronavirus cases in the country which comprise 16.86 percent of the total caseload, said the health ministry

RTI reponse reveals over 18 lakh ration cards applications pending in UP; 56.8% requests rejected
India

RTI reponse reveals over 18 lakh ration cards applications pending in UP; 56.8% requests rejected

The large backlog of pending ration card applications and the return of more than 30 lakh migrant workers to Uttar Pradesh during the COVID-19-induced lockdown is a worrying combination, especially when many have lost their means of livelihood

UNGA adopts resolution calling for 'international cooperation' against COVID-19; US votes against it
World

UNGA adopts resolution calling for 'international cooperation' against COVID-19; US votes against it

The resolution acknowledges the key leadership role of the WHO and the fundamental role of the United Nations system in catalysing the global response to COVID-19

Japan to extend emergency loan support of Rs 3,500 crore towards India's fight against COVID-19
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Japan to extend emergency loan support of Rs 3,500 crore towards India's fight against COVID-19

The loan will have an interest rate of 0.01 percent per annum with a redemption period of 15 years, including a four year grace period

COVID-19 crisis: 41 lakh Indian youths lose jobs due to pandemic, finds ILO-ADB report; construction, farm sectors worst-hit
India

COVID-19 crisis: 41 lakh Indian youths lose jobs due to pandemic, finds ILO-ADB report; construction, farm sectors worst-hit

The report found out that two-thirds of firm-level apprenticeships and three-quarters of internships were completely interrupted during the pandemic

Hope to finish coronavirus pandemic within two years, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
World

Hope to finish coronavirus pandemic within two years, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

I think we can finish the coronavirus pandemic in a shorter time than we did the 1918 Spanish Flu, said the WHO chief

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive
India

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive

Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey

India records 55,079 COVID-19 cases in a day, taking total over 16 lakh; 10,57,806 patients recover
India

India records 55,079 COVID-19 cases in a day, taking total over 16 lakh; 10,57,806 patients recover

At least 779 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours, taking the toll to 35,747

Chidambaram slams Centre over state of economy, says telecom and aviation sectors on 'verge of collapse'
India

Chidambaram slams Centre over state of economy, says telecom and aviation sectors on 'verge of collapse'

The former finance minister's remark comes a day after telecom company Bharti Airtel posted a net loss of Rs 15,933 cr in the first quarter of FY 2020-21

GAVI vaccine alliance looking at range of prices for COVID-19 shots, sets cap of $40 per dose
World

GAVI vaccine alliance looking at range of prices for COVID-19 shots, sets cap of $40 per dose

Seth Berkley, chief executive of the GAVI vaccine alliance, said they're aiming for tiered pricing for richer and poorer countries to ensure fair global access to COVID-19 shots

Australia to run into $131 bn debt due to coronavirus, braces for biggest post-war deficit
World

Australia to run into $131 bn debt due to coronavirus, braces for biggest post-war deficit

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak has left Australia's trade-exposed $1.43 trillion economy grappling with skyrocketing unemployment

COVID-19 vaccines won't be ready until early 2021 despite generating immune response, says WHO
World

COVID-19 vaccines won't be ready until early 2021 despite generating immune response, says WHO

Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies program, cautioned schools about re-opening until community transmission of COVID-19 is under control.

Seven-day paid institutional quarantine for international passengers staying in Delhi-NCR, says airport authority
India

Seven-day paid institutional quarantine for international passengers staying in Delhi-NCR, says airport authority

Those arriving by international flight at the Delhi Airport will have to undergo a secondary screening at Delhi Government facility after which they will be allowed to proceed to the approved quarantine location.

India crosses one million COVID-19 cases; toll in world's third-worst affected country over 25,000
India

India crosses one million COVID-19 cases; toll in world's third-worst affected country over 25,000

Maharashtra, the state most ravaged by the coronavirus, has registered a total of 2,84,281 COVID-19 cases and 11,194 fatalities

Cipla's remdevisir to cost Rs 4,000 per 100 mg vial in India; pricing among lowest globally: Report
science

Cipla's remdevisir to cost Rs 4,000 per 100 mg vial in India; pricing among lowest globally: Report

Cipla India business chief executive officer Nikhil Chopra said that the company was launching Cipremi commercially on Wednesday and aims to supply over 80,000 vials within the first month, but did not give details on pricing.

Pune registers 919 COVID-19 fatalities after 29 more people succumb to virus; 30,978 infected
India

Pune registers 919 COVID-19 fatalities after 29 more people succumb to virus; 30,978 infected

A total of 5,134 new COVID-19 cases and 224 deaths were reported in Maharashtra on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 2,17,121, Public Health Department said.

'I flew from Mumbai to Bagdogra during lockdown, it wasn't easy; confusing guidelines, squabbling state govts, cancelled flights only complicated it'
India

'I flew from Mumbai to Bagdogra during lockdown, it wasn't easy; confusing guidelines, squabbling state govts, cancelled flights only complicated it'

At Mumbai International airport, the CISF personnel did not conduct a body scan, however, at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru (I had a connecting flight to Bagdogra in West Bengal), body scanners were used by the security.

Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices nearly 3-month high, Sensex jumps over 500 points, Nifty close to 10,000-mark; Bajaj Finance, HDFC among gainers
Business

Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices nearly 3-month high, Sensex jumps over 500 points, Nifty close to 10,000-mark; Bajaj Finance, HDFC among gainers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices nearly 3-month high, Sensex jumps over 500 points, Nifty close to 10,000-mark; Bajaj Finance, HDFC among gainers