India's new Covid-19 cases and deaths rise to 50,848 and 1,358; tally tops 30 million

New Delhi, June 23 -- India witnessed a rise in its daily count of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), as 50,848 fresh infections were registered in the last 24 hours, data uploaded by the Un... Read More

Delhi reports less than 150 new Covid-19 cases second time this week

New Delhi, June 19 -- Delhi reported 135 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, a health department bulletin showed on Saturday, making it for the second time this wee... Read More

BJP appoints former IAS officer AK Sharma as vice president of Uttar Pradesh unit

New Delhi, June 19 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday appointed former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Arvind Kumar Sharma, who joined the party in January, as a vice presiden... Read More

'Ensure safety of healthcare workers': Health ministry to states, Union territories

New Delhi, June 18 -- The Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Friday wrote to states and Union territories, urging them to take necessary steps to ensure safety of healthcare worker... Read More

Delhi records 165 new Covid-19 cases and 14 deaths; positivity rate at 0.22%

New Delhi, June 18 -- Delhi registered 165 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 14 deaths due to the viral disease in the last 24 hours, a health department bulletin said on Friday. Wit... Read More

Sputnik V to offer booster shot against Delta Covid-19 variant: RDIF

New Delhi, June 17 -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Thursday Sputnik V, the Russian-made vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), will soon offer a booster shot or secon... Read More

India sees record 6,148 new Covid-19 deaths, fresh cases below 100k for 3rd straight day

New Delhi, June 10 -- India saw a massive jump of 6,148 deaths due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, as the country's death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 359,676, the Union mi... Read More

Bihar government lifts Covid-19 lockdown, night curfew to continue

New Delhi, June 8 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar announced on Tuesday that the Covid-19 induced lockdown in the state is being lifted, adding that the night curfew, though, will continue. "Lock... Read More

India's daily Covid-19 cases and deaths drop to 100,636 and 2427; tally nears 29 million

New Delhi, June 7 -- India's daily caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) declined for a third straight day, as 100,636 cases -- the lowest in 61 days -- were detected in the last 24 hours, th... Read More

Twitter restores blue verification tick of vice president Venkaiah Naidu's personal account

New Delhi, June 5 -- Twitter on Saturday restored the blue verification tick of vice president M Venkaiah Naidu's personal Twitter account, within hours of removing it from his profile. The corrective... Read More