Covid-19 vaccination: Second pan-India dry run today, Chinese vaccine found 78% effective in Brazil

India, Jan. 8 -- The global caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is close to 88 million, while nearly 1.9 million people have succumbed to the infection, the Johns Hopkins University tracker... Read More

US Congress certifies Joe Biden's win: The who's who of president-elect's cabinet

India, Jan. 8 -- The United States Congress, in the early hours of January 7, officially announced Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the next US president and vice president respectively. The confirmatio... Read More

India crosses 150,000 Covid-19 deaths: Here's where other worst-hit countries stand

India, Jan. 6 -- India's death toll due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reached 150,114 on Wednesday as the Ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) reported that the country had recorded 2... Read More

Covid-19: 1 new death and 96 cases per million population in India in last 7 days, says govt

India, Jan. 6 -- As India continues recording less than 20,000 new cases per day of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the Ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Wednesday released data com... Read More

Fuel prices hiked for first time since December 7, petrol closes in on all-time high in Delhi

India, Jan. 6 -- Petrol and diesel prices witnessed a hike on Wednesday, making this the first time in almost a month (29 days) that these have been hiked. With an increase of 26 and 25 paise per litr... Read More

Covid-19: UK begins immunisation drive of second vaccine, Mexico okays Oxford-AstraZeneca candidate

India, Jan. 5 -- A global battle against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is currently underway as vaccination drives have begun in several countries. While India is expected to shortly begin what w... Read More

Supreme Court okays Central Vista project: Here's where leaders of other countries sit

India, Jan. 5 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the government's ambitious Central Vista project, which means that if things go as planned, India will get a new Parliament building in... Read More

Farm law protests: Its towers vandalised in Punjab, Reliance says will move high court today

India, Jan. 4 -- Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), whose Jio Infocomm towers have been allegedly targeted by a section of farmers in Punjab protesting against the Cent... Read More

Covid-19: India approves first 2 vaccines, UK to begin another immunisation drive

India, Jan. 4 -- The global tally of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has topped 85 million with more than 1.8 million deaths, the Johns Hopkins University tracker shows, even as vaccinatio... Read More

5 states have highest active Covid-19 cases in India: Govt

India, Jan. 2 -- Five states in India have contributed nearly 62% of the country's active cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which stands at 254,254, the Union ministry of health and family ... Read More