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New Delhi Updated on: October 05, 2020 23:13 IST
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  • 10:29 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    BJP workers meet West Bengal Governor to demand CBI inquiry into party councillor death

    A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers led by Kailash Vijayvargiya met West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan, demanding CBI inquiry into the death BJP councillor Manish Shukla, who was shot dead in front of Titagarh Police Station yesterday. BJP MP Arjun Singh said, "We have requested Governor to immediately refer the case to CBI so that the culprits can be punished. Governor has assured us help." 

  • 10:26 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur: 250 new COVID-19 cases, 129 recoveries, 1 death reported

    250 new COVID-19 cases, 129 recoveries and 1 death reported in Manipur today. Total positive cases now at 12,105, including 2,696 active cases, 9,334 recoveries & 75 deaths till date. Recovery rate is 77.10 %. 

  • 10:26 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 7,051 new COVID-19 cases

    Karnataka reported 7,051 new COVID-19 cases, 7,064 discharges and 84 deaths today, taking total cases to 6,47,712 including 5,22,846 discharges and 9,370 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 1,15,477. 

  • 10:25 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai records 1,813 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

    Mumbai recorded 1,813 new COVID-19 cases and 47 deaths today, taking the number of active cases to 24,199 and death toll to 9,152. 

  • 10:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Sikkim: 17 new cases of COVID-19 were reported

    17 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Sikkim in the past 24 hours. One more death was reported today, taking the total tally to 46. 

  • 10:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Madhya Pradesh: 29 deaths, 1,460 fresh COVID-19 cases reported

    29 deaths and 1,460 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 1,37,098 including 18,757 active cases, 1,15,878 recoveries and 2,046 deaths. 

  • 10:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab CM appeals to farmers to relax 'Rail Roko' protest to allow goods trains to pass-through

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to the farmers to relax their ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest to allow goods trains to pass-through.

  • 10:19 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand reports 816 new COVID-19 cases, 1284 recoveries, 4 deaths

    Jharkhand reported 816 new COVID-19 cases, 1284 recoveries and 4 deaths today, taking total cases to 88,026   including 76,843 recoveries, 747 deaths and 10,436 active cases. 

  • 10:19 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat reports 1,327 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

    Gujarat reported 1,327 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 1,44,027, including 1,23,770 discharges and 3,512 deaths. Number of active cases now at 1,6745.

  • 10:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 2,165 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths reported

    2,165 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases rises to 1,46,195 including 21,215 active cases, and 1,559 deaths. 

  • 10:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana reports 1,031 COVID-19 cases, 1,255 recoveries, 21 deaths

    Haryana reported 1,031 COVID-19 cases, 1,255 recoveries and 21 deaths today, taking total cases to 1,34,909 with 1,21,596 recoveries, 1,491 deaths and 11,822 active cases. 

  • 10:17 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab: 1,062 new COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths reported

    1,062 new COVID-19 cases and 38 deaths have been reported in Punjab today, taking the total number of cases to 1,19,186 including 12,897 active cases and 3,641 deaths. 

  • 10:17 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh reports 133 new COVID-19 cases

    Chandigarh reported 133 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 12,578 including 1,673 active cases, 177 deaths and 10,797 cured cases. 

  • 10:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Ex-BJP MLA, 4 BJP corporators arrested for vandalising water supply department office in Pune

    Former BJP MLA Yogesh Tilekar, four BJP corporators, and some party workers have been arrested by Pune city Police for vandalising the office of water supply department of Pune Municipal Corporation. They have been sent to judicial custody by a court in Pune. 

  • 10:15 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh: COVID-19 cases tally stands at 16,033

    The total number of COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh is 16,033 including 3,156 active, 12,633 recoveries and 219 deaths. 

  • 10:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    MagFast Beverages wins battle against PepsiCo to use trademark 'Mountain Dew'

    MagFast Beverages won battle against PepsiCo to use trademark 'Mountain Dew'. MagFast Beverages Chairman said, "In 2000, we started selling packaged drinking water named 'Mountain Dew'. In '03, Pepsi Co launched a soft drink under the same name. Now, court has dismissed their claims." 

  • 7:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Army Chief Naravane, Foreign Secretary Shringla call on Myanmar Defense Forces' Commander-in-Chief

    Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar Defense Forces General Min Aung Hlaing today in Nay Pyi Taw. They discussed issues of bilateral importance. 

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Dharavi: 19 new COVID-19 cases reported

    19 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 3,258 including 185 active cases and 2,781 discharges. 

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mizoram reports 30 new recovered COVID-19 cases

    Mizoram reported 30 new recovered COVID-19 cases today. The total positive cases stand at 2,120, including 1,837 discharges, 283 active cases & no COVID death till date in the state. 

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi reports 1,947 new COVID19 cases, 3,588 recoveries, 32 deaths

    Delhi reported 1,947 new COVID19 cases, 3,588 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 32 deaths today. Total number of cases rise to 2,92,560 including  2,63,938 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 5,542 deaths. Active cases stand at 23,080. 

  • 7:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala records 5,042 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Kerala recorded 5,042 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. There are 84,873 active cases in the state and 1,49,111 people have recovered from the infection till date. 

  • 7:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh records 17 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Himachal Pradesh recorded 17 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total cases in the state to 15,909 including 3,147 active cases, 12,521 recoveries and 216 deaths. 

  • 6:32 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu reports 5,395 new COVID-19 cases, 5,572 recoveries, 62 deaths

    Tamil Nadu reported 5,395 new COVID-19 cases, 5,572 recoveries and 62 deaths today, taking total positive cases to 6,25,391, including 5,69,664 discharged cases, 9,846 deaths and 45,881 active cases. 

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    127 Maharashtra police personnel test positive for COVID-19

    127 police personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours and 1 died, taking total positive cases to 24,150 in the force including 21,179 recoveries, 2,720 active cases, and 251 deaths. 

  • 2:23 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CBI is still conducting its investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's death: GK Reddy

    The CBI is still conducting its investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's death. As a minister of the Indian government, I would not like to present any of my observations in this matter until the CBI probe is completed & a report published

    Whole country knows who Rahul Gandhi is & what his cognitive capabilities are. The farmers will not give him an opportunity to tear up the farm laws & throw them in the dustbin. Not in this life. The farmers know it's a good law: GK Reddy, Union Minister, on new agriculture laws

  • 2:21 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    A suicide attack targeted Laghman Governor's convoy this morning

    A suicide attack targeted Laghman Governor's convoy this morning, killing 8 people and injuring over 30. The Governor survived the attack

     

  • 12:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    BJP leader Sambit Patra addresses press conference | Highlights

    • Manish Shukla was shot dead outside a police station, says Sambit Patra 
  • 12:27 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    RJD's ex-state secretary murder case investigation updates

    Analysis of his source of income & bank account being done. Scrutiny of his cellphone & questioning of his relatives reveal that he was expelled from RJD on 11.9.2020 & he had leveled various allegations against different people: Purnia SP on RJD's ex-state secy shot dead 

    Action will be taken against anyone against whom evidence is found. FIR registered against Tejashwi Yadav, Tej Pratap Yadav, Anil Sadhu, Kalo Paswan, Sunita Devi & Manoj Paswan on the basis of the deceased's wife's statement: Vishal Sharma, Purnia SP

    Probe reveals his political rivalry with Kalo Paswan. The deceased's relatives say that bullets were fired at him a month back in Raniganj. Matter was later mutually resolved. It's being alleged that Paswan, as well as the deceased, wanted to contest election from Raniganj: Purnia SP

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    I congratulate all students of JEE Advanced who got their desired rank: Education Minister Pokhriyal

    I congratulate all students of #JEEAdvanced who got their desired rank & request them to work for Atma Nirbhar Bharat in future. I also congratulate  IIT-Delhi for successfully conducting exam & announcing  results on time: Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Education Minister

     

  • 10:11 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CBI raids underway at more than 15 premises of state Congress chief DK Shivakumar

    CBI raids underway at more than 15 premises of state Congress chief DK Shivakumar and his brother & MP DK Suresh, including the former's residence at Doddalahalli, Kanakapura and Sadashiva Nagar, in Bengaluru. More details awaited.

  • 9:33 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee's 'rail roko' agitation in Amritsar enters 12th day

    Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee's 'rail roko' agitation in Amritsar, against Farm laws, enters 12th day. Visuals from Devidaspura village. A farmer says, "Political parties are doing political stunt. If they had to do something, they should have done it in Parliament."

  • 9:32 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PM Modi to address 'The Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE 2020)' Virtual Summit today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address 'The Responsible AI for Social Empowerment (RAISE 2020)' Virtual Summit today. The Summit brings together tech leaders from across the world to discuss aspects relating to Artificial Intelligence.

     

  • 9:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's #COVID19 tally crosses 66-lakh mark with a spike of 74,442 new cases & 903 deaths reported in last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 66,23,816 including 9,34,427 active cases, 55,86,704 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,02,685 deaths: Union Health Ministry

  • 8:12 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Singapore

    Singapore on Sunday reported 12 new COVID-19 cases, including six imported infections and two from the community, said the Ministry of Health in its preliminary daily report.

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to cure stomach problems

    Yog Guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to cure stomach problems | WATCH NOW

  • 7:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    India has exceeded 140 tests per day per million population: Health Ministry

    India has exceeded 140 tests per day per million population as advised by the World Health Organisation by nearly 6 times. Several states/UTs have demonstrated better performance than the national average: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

  • 7:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    President Donald Trump waves at supporters from his car outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

    President Donald Trump waves at supporters from his car outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he is being treated for COVID-19.

  • 7:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 35.3 million, death toll crosses 1 million

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues  Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on Twitter @sushmitapanda, @himaanshus, @ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments. Stay tuned to Indiatvnews.com (@indiatvnews) for all the latest updates on what's happening around the world. 

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 35.3 million, including more than 1,041,000 fatalities. More than 26,614,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 7,406,146
    • India 6,223,519
    • Brazil 4,780,317
    • Russia 1,167,805
    • Colombia 824,042