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Chinese President Xi Jinping sends message to Modi, offers help in fight against pandemic

New Delhi/UNI: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday in a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered to assist India in fighting the escalating new wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

US flies oxygen cylinders, testing kits to Covid-battered India

The US has flown the first consignment of emergency COVID-19 relief materials including oxygen cylinders, regulators and testing kits to India.

Commonwealth Secretary-General expresses solidarity with India

Patricia Scotland, the secretary-general of the commonwealth, has expressed his “deep concern and solidarity” with India which has been grappling with the disastrous Covid-19 wave, reporting over 350,000 cases daily.

Bangladesh closes land borders with India; Maldives puts restrictions on Indian tourists

As India battles the disastrous second wave of the Covid-19, authorities in Bangladesh have decided to close its borders with India for two weeks while the Maldives barred the entry of the Indian tourists in its inhabited islands.  The move came after India continues to report more than 350,000 cases per day and over 2000 deaths.

US 'working closely' with India to help deal with COVID surge

US President Joe Biden's administration is “working closely” with Indian officials to find ways to help the country facing its worst COVID-19 surge, according to his spokesperson Jen Psaki. However, neither she nor other officials would say on Friday if the US would lift the embargo on exporting vaccine raw materials, which India has requested, or share the unused stockpile of AstraZeneca vaccines.

AFMS to import oxygen generation plants from Germany to tide over current surge in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) has decided to import oxygen generation plants and containers from Germany, amid shortage of oxygen in the hospitals during the second wave of Covid-19 across the country.

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report an upsurge in daily new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: Some Indian states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a surge in the COVID daily cases.

India's COVID-19 vaccination helped Nepal develop great hopes: Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

New Delhi:  Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said his nation developed 'great hope' as India started vaccinating its nations to fight COVID-19.

COVID-19: Indian government extends guidelines for re-opening till Nov 30

New Delhi: The Indian government on Tuesday extended the guidelines for re-opening, which were issued last month, till Nov 30, a move seen as a measure to open the economy that was hit by COVID-19 imposed lockdown earlier this year.

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tests COVID-19 positive 

New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday confirmed he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Maintain two yards distance and wear mask till medicine is discovered: Narendra Modi warns people on COVID-19

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday warned people that they should not be careless about COVID-19.

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 COVID-19 recovery rate now improves to 56.71 percent

New Delhi/IBNS: Giving positive hope to people, the Indian government on Wednesday said the recovery rate from COVID-19 disease in the country now stands at 56.71 percent.

Death toll due to COVID-19 in India touches 199

New Delhi/IBNS: Death toll in India due to COVID-19 has touched 199, Ministry of Health data revealed on Friday.