New Delhi/IBNS: India's Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tested positive for Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 on Tuesday.
Kolkata/IBNS: With highest single-day spike of 2589 infections and 48 deaths, West Bengal's Covid-19 tally has jumped to 72,777, including 20,631 active cases, 1629 fatalities and 50,517 discharges, reports said on Saturday.
Agartala/UNI: A teen committed suicide, fourth during the Covid-19 pandemic, for smartphone, last night.
Agartala/UNI: Over 5000 teams have started a health survey this morning to identify persons with influenza-like illnesses, including breathing difficulties, to detect potential Covid cases in Tripura, as a strategy to fight the worsening pandemic situation.
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi, which is one of the worst Covid-19-affected parts of the country, is slowly recovering from grasp of the contagion as the national capital is now placed at the eighth position in terms of active cases.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata Police reported its second death due to Covid-19 within 24 hours on Friday, taking the total number of fatalities in the city police to five, reports said on Saturday.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal, the eastern state of India, is on Saturday witnessing the second day of a biweekly lockdown called by its government to stem the spread of Novel Coronavirus.
Imphal/UNI: Manipur government has imposed a total lockdown in the state from 1400 hours today for one week amid rising Covid cases.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is witnessing a complete lockdown to stem the spread of Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has warned all states and union territories against the 'inappropriate use' of N-95 protective masks with valved respirators, saying these do not prevent the Novel Coronavirus from spreading out.
New Delhi/IBNS: The central government has expressed concern over the spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in the eastern state of West Bengal.
New Delhi/IBNS: DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh went into self-quarantine on Tuesday after he learned that Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief Ravinder Raina, whom he met on July 12, has tested positive for coronavirus.
Kolkata/IBNS: The wife of former Indian cricketer and West Bengal Minister-of-State for Sports and Youth Services, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus.
New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government on Saturday announced to cancel all Delhi state university examinations, including the final exams, in view of major disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Srinagar/UNI: Cautioning people that COVID-19 was not some conspiracy to harass them, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said it is a real and serious threat.