August 13, 2020 01:42 (IST)
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West Bengal withdraws complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown on Aug 28

Kolkata/IBNS: In another round of change in the dates of complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown, the West Bengal government on Wednesday said the state will not be under full restrictions on Aug 28.

India will win if 10 states defeat Coronavirus: PM Modi to CMs

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India, the country of 1.3 billion people, will defeat Novel Coronavirus if the 10 worst Covid-19-affected states tackle the contagion successfully.

India records 53601 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours 

New Delhi: India has recorded 53,601 fresh cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported.

India's unemployment rate jumps to five-week high; rural unemployment worsens

New Delhi/IBNS: India's overall employment rate reached a five-week high while the rural unemployment jumped to an eight-week high as the crop sowing season has come to an end and states have imposed micro lockdown in many places to curb Covid-19 spread.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday informed that he has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19.

Jammu and Kashmir: Property worth crores of rupees destroyed in Srinagar fire

Srinagar/UNI: Property worth crores of rupees was damaged in a devastating fire in Maisuma area of the city on Sunday, official sources said.

Kozhikode Air India crash deceased passenger tests positive for COVID-19, rescuers asked to self-quarantine

Kozhikode/IBNS: Kerala Health department has asked all the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel and local residents, who were involved in the rescue efforts at Karipur airport in Kozhikode last night, to go into self isolation as one deceased passenger of the ill-fated Air India Express flight has tested positive for Covid-19 while at least three more persons are suspected to be positive.

West Bengal observing complete lockdown to combat COVID-19

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal is observing yet another day of complete statewide lockdown on Saturday to combat the spread of highly infectious COVID-19 virus.

Pandemic: China, Responsibility and Accountability

Even as normal life continues to be disrupted by the spread of COVID-19, the world is slowly realizing the indelible impact the virus has had on jobs, businesses, children and social life. 

BJP MP Chikhalikar tests positive for Covid-19

Nanded/UNI: BJP MP Pratap Patil Chikhalikar tested positive for coronavirus last night and is currently being treated at a private hospital in Aurangabad, sources said on Friday.

87.6% of Covid-19 fatalities are due to comorbidities: West Bengal government

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Thursday said 87.6% of Covid-19 fatalities in the state are due to comorbidities, at a time the eastern part of the country is witnessing a massive surge in Novel Coronavirus cases.

Kolkata: Veteran CITU leader Shyamal Chakraborty passes away battling COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: Senior CPI-M trade union leader Shyamal Chakraborty, who was battling Covid-19 for the past seven days, died at a private hospital in Kolkata following two massive cardiac arrests at around 1:50 pm on Thursday. He was 78.

Gujarat: 8 patients die as fire breaks out at Covid-19 hospital in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad/UNI: At least eight patients lost their lives in a major fire that broke out at a Covid-19-designated private hospital in Ahmedabad's Navrangpura area in the wee hours of Thursday.

Social distancing: Spice Jet introduces special seat booking offers for passengers

Gurugram/IBNS: The safest mode of travel got even safer with SpiceJet as it allowed passengers the option to book two seats or even a full row to make their travel more comfortable and hassle-free.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan recovers from Covid-19, discharged from hospital

Bhopal/IBNS: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was on Wednesday discharged from hospital as he has recovered from Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19.