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New Delhi Updated on: November 01, 2020 23:26 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 46 million, including 1,200,193 fatalities. As many as 33,483,516 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing elections as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine. brings you the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis that has resulted in job losses in millions and changing the way we work. Stay Home, Stay Safe, and Stay Informed as our team of dedicated editors/reporters bring you the latest news on coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine trial updates, photos, video, news, views and top stories from monsoon rains, business, politics, education, science, yoga, and much more in India and worldwide.


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  • 8:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sri Lanka extends coronavirus-related curfew in Western province

    Sri Lanka on Sunday extended until November 9 the coronavirus-related curfew in the Western province, where the capital Colombo is located, following a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases.

  • 8:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air quality remains 'very poor' in Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Faridabad

    The air quality remained 'very poor' in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday, according to a government agency.

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha
  • 6:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Campaign ends for second phase of Bihar elections

    Campaigning for the second phase of Bihar assembly elections ended on Sunday evening, setting the stage for polling on Tuesday in 94 constituencies spread across 17 districts.

  • 5:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mahindra & Mahindra commences deliveries of new Thar SUV

    Domestic auto major Mahindra & Mahindra on Saturday commenced the deliveries of the latest version of its iconic SUV, Thar, with the first vehicle going to auto component maker Minda Corporation's CEO Aakash Minda.

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Public buses resume plying with full seating capacity in Delhi

    The DTC and Cluster buses resumed plying with full seating capacity on Sunday, with Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot urging travellers to wear masks and observe COVID-19 appropriate behaviour.

  • 5:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UK heads for complete lockdown as coronavirus tally crosses 1 million mark

    The UK has crossed the grim milestone of 1 million coronavirus cases as it prepares for a second complete lockdown in an attempt to curb the rapid spread of infections.

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared the latest stay-at-home rules for England, to take effect from Thursday and last until at least December 2, during a 10 Downing Street briefing on Saturday evening.

  • 4:53 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Hizbul commander killed, militant arrested during encounter in Srinagar

    A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander was killed and another militant arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of the city in Srinagar on Sunday, police said.

  • 4:43 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh

    Twenty-six more people died from coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as 1,989 fresh cases surfaced, taking the state’s infection tally to 4,83,832, a statement said.

    So far, 7,051 people have succumbed to the disease in the state.

  • 3:07 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    MP: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan holds a roadshow in the Agar Malwa district

  • 2:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra: 58 police personnel tested positive for coronavirus

  • 2:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Encounter underway at Srinagar

    Encounter underway at Srinagar. Police and CRPF personnel are engaged in the operation. Further details awaited, says Jammu and Kashmir Police

  • 2:50 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Hyderabad: Man tries to self-immolate in front of BJP office to protest against govt for not providing any relief after crop damage

  • 1:36 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    100 new cases take Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 14,852

    At least 100 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the tally in the state to 14,852, a senior official said on Sunday. Of the fresh cases, 27 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 10 from Tawang, nine from Lohit, eight each from Lower Subansiri and East Siang and six from West Siang district, the official said.

    Five new cases each were also registered in Upper Siang and Lepa Rada, four each in Tirap, Lower Dibang Valley and West Kameng, two each in Papumpare and Namsai and one each in Upper Subansiri, East Kameng, Changlang, Pakke Kessang, Longding and Kamle, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

  • 1:15 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Haryana: Locals blocked NH 2, demanding justice for woman killed in Ballabhgarh

  • 1:12 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: Economic Offences Wing, Delhi Police arrest Gym owner in alleged Rs 2 crores cheating case

  • 1:10 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Lucknow: CM Yogi Adityanath launches a campaign for TB vaccination

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    AP: CM Reddy financial assistance of Rs 10 lakhs family of teen girl murdered in Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy has announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakhs to the family of the 17-year-old girl who was murdered in Visakhapatnam yesterday

  • 12:39 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    UP: Wife, daughter of Shahjahanpur DM test COVID-19 positive

    The wife and daughter of District Magistrate of Shahjahanpur have tested positive for COVID-19, the senior official said on Sunday. The city magistrate of Shahjahanpur too has tested positive for the virus and is under home quarantine.

    District Magistrate of Shahjahanpur Indra Vikram Singh said his wife was feeling feverish since the last few days and got herself tested along with their daughter.

    Singh said he has tested negative but quarantined himself at his official residence while his wife and daughter are undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Ghaziabad, he said.

  • 12:19 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    2,061 girls among 3,531 children adopted in 2019-20: Govt data

    A total of 3,531 children, including 2,061 girls, were adopted in India during the one year period ending March 31 with Maharashtra recording the highest number of adoptions among states, according to government data.

    As per data from the Child Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), 1,470 boys and 2,061 girls were adopted from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

  • 12:16 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Haryana: Body of a missing girl found today in a field in Jhajjar

  • 12:12 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Multiple people injured in stabbing incident in Canada's Quebec city, suspect arrested

  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    GST collections cross Rs 1 lakh cr in Oct for first time in 8 months

    GST collections in October stood at over Rs 1.05 lakh crore, crossing for the first time Rs 1 lakh crore mark since February this year, the finance ministry said on Sunday.

    The total number of GSTR-3B returns filed till October 31, 2020, is 80 lakh. The gross GST revenue collected in the month of October 2020 is Rs 1,05,155 crore of which CGST is Rs 19,193 crore, SGST is Rs 5,411 crore, IGST is Rs 52,540 crore (including Rs 23,375 crore collected on import of goods) and cess is Rs 8,011 crore (including Rs 932 crore collected on import of goods), the ministry said in a statement.

  • 11:54 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Over 16 pc voting till 10 am in second phase of Raj civic polls

    More than 16 per cent votes were polled till 10 am in the second phase of polling for three municipal corporations in Rajasthan on Sunday, the state election commission said. Polling started at 7.30 am and will continue till 5.30 pm. The votes will be counted on November 3, the spokesperson of the commission said.

    Till 10 am, 16.66 per cent votes were polled, the official said. According to the official, 18.27 per cent polling was recorded in Jodhpur south, 18.17 per cent in Kota south, and 15.76 per cent in Jaipur Greater municipal corporation till 10 am, he said.

    More than 19.45 lakh voters will decide the electoral fate of 1,287 candidates forward councillor at 3,211 polling stations in 310 wards. On October 29, the first phase of voting was held in Jaipur Heritage, Kota North and Jodhpur North municipal corporation. 

  • 10:15 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' due to 'unusually high' farm fires

    The national capital's air quality remained “very poor” on Sunday with an “unusually high” number of farm fires negating the effect of better ventilation, according to a government forecasting agency. However, the situation is likely to get better by Monday.

    The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 366 at 8:30 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 367 on Saturday, 374 on Friday, 395 on Thursday, 297 on Wednesday, 312 on Tuesday, and 353 on Monday.

    An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

  • 10:14 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Jharkhand reports 474 new COVID-19 cases, one more death

    Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,01,761 as 474 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Sunday.
    The death toll rose to 884 after a patient from Dhanbad succumbed to the disease, he said.

    Ranchi district registered the maximum number of new cases at 139, followed by Bokaro at 73 and East Singhbhum at 61. Jharkhand now has 5,302 active coronavirus cases, while 95,575 people have been cured of the disease so far.

  • 8:16 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    12 kg of cannabis seized in Kolkata

    Over 12 kg of cannabis was seized from a car at Regent Park area in the southern part of Kolkata on Saturday, police said. Acting on a tip-off, policemen intercepted a car on Brickfield Road and recovered 12.5 kg of cannabis hidden below the seats. While one of the occupants of the car was arrested, his companion managed to flee, police said.

  • 8:01 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to boost immunity in 6 days

  • 7:59 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: Air quality remains in 'very poor' category in Wazirpur area