India's defence secretary tests positive for Covid-19
In a development that has unsettled the country’s top defence establishment in South Block on the Raisina Hill complex here, Union defence secretary Ajay Kumar has tested positive for Covid-19.
China to evacuate citizens from India amid Covid-19 pandemic
China is planning to evacuate its citizens from India amid the spreading coronav...
India's coronavirus death count crosses 4,000
Over the past 24 hours, cases in India jumped by 6,977, the sixth consecutive peak in daily cas...
Scientists estimate Covid may have entered India in November-December
Top scientists in the country have estimated that the ancestor of the novel coronavirus strain from Wuhan was in circulation by Dec 11, 2019. Using a scientific technique called "time to most recent common ancestor", MRCA, scientists estimated the viral strain now circulating in Telangana and other states had originated between Nov 26 and Dec 25, the median being Dec 11.
New task forces to help 2.7 million teachers in India hit by COVID-19 lockdown
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organteachetisation data, launched at the Teachers of the World Unite virtual summit this week, highlighted that 9.1 million teachers across the world who have been impacted by the pandemic-related school closures, out of a total of 63 million affected teachers, are untrained in coping with the challenge.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max unveiled at Rs 14,999; device to be available from March 25
The company also launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro with ISRO's NavIC support at Rs 12,999.
Covid-19: India's tally reaches 2,16,919 with record spike of 9,304 cases
As per data released by the Health Ministry, 9,304 people contracted the illness and 260 people died in the past 24 hours. The total number ...
Forced savings during lockdown to aid India’s borrowings: HSBC
Rising savings during the nationwide lockdown will also help in curtailing India’s current account deficit.
Lockdown, Day 63: India faces volley of shots
India is facing a volley of shots from all fronts as growth forecast is plummeting, and India faces a resurgent Chinese army at Ladakh. The country’s unemployment rate was also calculated at 24.3% for the week ended May 24.
The signal in the noise: Using the best data to combat Covid-19 in India
If we ignore biases in data sets and analysis, it will hamper the efforts to defeat the virus.
Bank of India sees impact on recoveries, profitability due to COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19 is different in different territories, based on its severances and category of zone such as Red, Orange or Green, Bank of India said in a disclosure to bourses.
Rumour has it: Xiaomi likely to launch Redmi Note 9 Pro Max with quad-rear camera tomorrow
Speculations about the launch of Note 9 Pro Max are rife. Here’s all we know about the phone.
Covid-19 lockdown: Domestic flight services resume in India after two months
States like Maharashtra, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, which are home to some of the busiest airports in the country, were reluctant to allow domestic flight services from their airports, citing swelling cases of the coronavirus infection in their states.
COVID-19 outbreak: Lockdown was timed rightly in India, says Dr Harsh Vardhan
Praising India’s efforts in control coronavirus, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asserted that India’s lockdown was imposed at the right...
India far away from peak, much better positioned in COVID-19 fight than other nations: Govt
Lav Agarwal said it is wrong to just look at the total number of cases and state that India has the seventh highest number of cases as the population of countries also should be taken into account.
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