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Maha Covid deaths, cases zoom up again, but recoveries rise too

Maha Covid deaths, cases zoom up again, but recoveries rise too

🕔08:00, 13.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) After a brief lull, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 deaths and cases soared again into thee higher ranges with the Mumbai region seeing a jumping of 1,000 deaths in just eight days, but simultaneously, recoveries have also improved, health officials

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MoS Defence tests positive for Covid-19

MoS Defence tests positive for Covid-19

🕔07:40, 13.Aug 2020

Panaji, Aug 13  Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH Shripad Naik has tested positive for Covid-19, the Minister tweeted on Wednesday. “I underwent Covid-19 test today and it has turned out asymptomatically positive. My vitals are within normal

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Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

🕔17:19, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country’s recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due to successful implementation of an effective containment strategy, and aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with standardised clinical

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V-P urges people to push Atmanirbhar campaign amid corona crisis

V-P urges people to push Atmanirbhar campaign amid corona crisis

🕔16:27, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  Referring to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday urged people to display greater resilience to defeat the virus and to give a major push to the Atmanirbhar

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Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee remains critical

Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee remains critical

🕔16:23, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s condition remains critical following an emergency brain surgery two days ago, and he remains on ventilator support, the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital here said on Wednesday. “Presently, he is haemodynamically stable

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60,963 new corona cases take India tally across 23L

60,963 new corona cases take India tally across 23L

🕔11:46, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  India’s novel Coronavirus tally crossed the 23-lakh mark on Wednesday with detection of 60,963 new cases in the last 24 hours, while 834 more fatalities took the death toll to 46,091, the Health Ministry said. Out

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Rs 6K cr grant released to help 14 states in Covid fight

Rs 6K cr grant released to help 14 states in Covid fight

🕔08:09, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  In an attempt to assist states effectively address the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre on Wednesday released the fifth instalment of their share of revenue deficit grant, amounting to over Rs 6,000

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EU agrees MoU with 8 partners in support for COVID-19 fight

EU agrees MoU with 8 partners in support for COVID-19 fight

🕔08:04, 12.Aug 2020

Brussels, Aug 12  The European Union (EU) has agreed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight non-EU partners to help their businesses limit the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission said. As of Tuesday, MoU have already been

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Nepal extends suspension of domestic, int’l flights

Nepal extends suspension of domestic, int’l flights

🕔07:24, 12.Aug 2020

Kathmandu, Aug 12  The Nepal government has decided to extend the suspension of domestic and international flights as well as public transport until August 31 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Monday’s decision came amid a resurgence of new COVID-19 cases in

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Covid curbs may further push back auctions for commercial coal mines

Covid curbs may further push back auctions for commercial coal mines

🕔07:21, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug. Aug 12  The government may push back the bidding for commercial coal mines as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to restrict free movement while the investors want more time to place their technical bids based on site visits

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All about the 1st Covid-19 vaccine registered in Russia

All about the 1st Covid-19 vaccine registered in Russia

🕔17:54, 11.Aug 2020

Moscow, Aug 11  Russia on Tuesday became the first country in the world to register a Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry. The vaccine has two separately-injected components. These two components work

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Russia registers Covid vax, Putin’s daughter in test group

Russia registers Covid vax, Putin’s daughter in test group

🕔17:42, 11.Aug 2020

Moscow, Aug 11 In what could alter the course of the Covid-19 pandemic that is still creating mayhem across the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the country has registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine that “forms stable

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Daily spike drops, over 53K Covid cases in a day

Daily spike drops, over 53K Covid cases in a day

🕔11:16, 11.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 11  India on Tuesday recorded 53,601 Coronavirus cases, as there was a drop of nearly 9,000 cases from Monday’s 62,064, pushing its tally to 22,68,675. There were 871 deaths in 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data.

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NEW UK-INDIA MED-TECH PROGRAMME TO FIGHT COVID-19

NEW UK-INDIA MED-TECH PROGRAMME TO FIGHT COVID-19

🕔08:18, 11.Aug 2020

The UK Government and Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) have joined forces to plug the gap between the demand and supply of ventilators and essential medical equipment to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Innovative Indian med-tech start-ups are invited to apply

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India’s COVID-19 death rate down to 2%, decreasing

India’s COVID-19 death rate down to 2%, decreasing

🕔17:29, 10.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 10  As the total coronavirus patients across the country crossed the 22-lakh mark, India’s fatality rate dropped to its lowest two per cent in the last 24 hours whereas the recoveries reached a new peak of over

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Russia plans to register 1st Covid vax this week

Russia plans to register 1st Covid vax this week

🕔12:46, 10.Aug 2020

Moscow, Aug 10  Russia is reportedly going ahead with its plan to register the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October, despite safety concerns raised from several quarters, including the WHO. Russia’s Deputy Health

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India records 62,064 new corona cases, record over 1,000 deaths

India records 62,064 new corona cases, record over 1,000 deaths

🕔12:43, 10.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 10  India, the third country worst hit by COVID-19 pandemic, recorded a spike of 62,064 coronavirus cases on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,215,074. The country tested a record over 1,000 deaths in a single day.

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In new high, India conducts over 7 lakh Covid tests in 24 hrs

In new high, India conducts over 7 lakh Covid tests in 24 hrs

🕔07:15, 10.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 10  Though its tally of Covid-19 cases has crossed 21.53 lakh so far, India is continuing with its policy of ramping up tests and has set a new high of over 7 lakh tests in a single

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Maha sees new high of 390 Covid deaths, million in quarantine

Maha sees new high of 390 Covid deaths, million in quarantine

🕔07:10, 10.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 10  Maharashtra notched a staggering new high of 390 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday – a day after crossing the half-million case tally mark – besides recording the second-highest figure of daily new cases, at 12,248, health officials said.

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See, How Dynamite News transformed challenges into opportunities for young journalists amid COVID-19 pandemic

See, How Dynamite News transformed challenges into opportunities for young journalists amid COVID-19 pandemic

🕔17:48, 9.Aug 2020

New Delhi: In the difficult times of COVID-19, Dynamite News has transformed challenges into opportunities for young journalists. Dynamite News can say with pride that we did not sack a single journalist from the job, unlike many other media houses.

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