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New Delhi Updated on: October 16, 2020 22:51 IST
Breaking News October 16

Breaking News October 16

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 39 million, including more than 1,102,417 fatalities. More than 29,364,937 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.

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  • 2:50 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    SIT begins probe in Ujjain hooch deaths

    SIT begins probe in Ujjain hooch deaths. "There've been 12 deaths, viscera sent for probe. Denatured spirits aren't for consumption, but are often misused. Will take steps to stop it. As precaution, we've warned dealers about the specific lot," says official.

  • 2:44 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka Police block part of NH-50 for traffic in Kalaburagi

    Karnataka Police block part of NH-50 for traffic in Kalaburagi district as Bhima river water levels rise. "We've been stranded here for 2 days. There's nothing to eat nor drink. The water is still 5-6 feet below the bridge but we aren't being allowed to cross," says a driver.

  • 2:09 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    UP CM 'India - International Food & Agriculture Week' on the digital platform of CII

    UP CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurated 'India - International Food & Agriculture Week' on the digital platform of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), via video conferencing.

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Chirag Paswan on India TV

    My father had encouraged me to fight alone and I am moving ahead on the path shown by him: Chirag Paswan on upcoming elections in Bihar

  • 1:22 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Chirag Paswan on India TV

    Those working under Nitish Kumar, his party members are unaware of the decisions he makes: Chirag Paswan

  • 1:20 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Chirag Paswan on India TV

    There have been no talks with any BJP leader regarding seat-sharing in Bihar, the state is upset with Nitish Kumar and do not want to elect him again: Chirag Paswan

  • 1:20 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Chirag Paswan on India TV

    'Bihari first' is my vision for elections in the state, says Chirag Paswan

  • 1:13 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Chirag Paswan on India TV

    LJP leader Chirag Paswan speaks exclusively to India TV, ahead of Bihar elections

     

  • 1:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: Militants open fire on security forces in Budgam

    Militants opened fire on a team of security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

    The security forces retaliated, a police official said, adding that the firing has stopped.

    The militants attacked the security personnel from an orchard at Hardepora in Chadoora area, he said. 

    The area has been cordoned off and searches are on to track down the ultras, the official added.

  • 12:31 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    1 accused out of 8 arrested in Ballia incident: ADG Varanasi

    ADG Varanasi Zone Braj Bhushan said, ". One accused out of the eight persons named in the FIR, has been arrested. No accused will be spared, and stern action will be taken. All police personnel who were deputed yesterday have been suspended." 

  • 12:28 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    IMD predicts heavy rain over Salem, Tiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri, Tirupattur

    Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Salem, Tiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri and Tirupattur districts of Tamil Nadu tomorrow. 

  • 11:36 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Telangana records 1,554 COVID-19 cases, 1,435 recoveries, 7 deaths

    Telangana recorded 1,554 COVID-19 cases, 1,435 recoveries and 7 deaths yesterday, taking total cases to 2,19,224 including 1,94,653 recoveries, 1,256 deaths and 23,203 active cases. 

  • 10:32 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India reports spike of 63,371 new COVID-19 cases, 895 deaths

    India reports a spike of 63,371 new COVID-19 cases and 895 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 73,70,469 including 8,04,528 active cases, 64,53,780 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,12,161 deaths.

  • 10:09 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    SIT completes its probe into Hathras alleged gangrape case

    Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to investigate the Hathras alleged gangrape case completes its probe. The team will submit report to the government soon.

  • 9:46 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Panchkula's Mata Mansa Devi Temple gears up for devotees during Navratri

    Mata Mansa Devi Temple in Haryana's Panchkula gears up for devotees during Navratri amid COVID-19. The temple CEO said, "All precautionary measures in place. Limit of devotees raised from 4500 to 11000. Any offering or touching idols prohibited. Prasad to be distributed in packets."

  • 8:16 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: 'Relaxing yoga session' to cure stress, hypertension

    Yog Guru Swami Ramdev's 'Relaxing yoga session' to cure stress, hypertension | Watch Now

  • 7:23 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally

    The Union Health Ministry stated that India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally (presently pegged at 80). Some states/UTs are performing better and reporting much lower deaths/million population than the national average

  • 7:22 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mizoram: 9 new COVID-19 cases reported

    9 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mizoram, taking the total tally to 2,229. The number of active cases is at 108 while 2,121 people have been discharged so far. No death reported in the State till date. 

  • 6:26 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 39 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, Madhu Rao (@MadhuL13) and my colleagues Vani Mehrotra (@vani_mehrotra), Priya Jaiswal (@jaiswalpriyaa), Nidhi Taneja (@nidhiindiatv), Shashwat Bhandari (@ShashBhandari​), Rashi Hardaha (@rashihardaha), Analiza Pathak (@analizapathak) and Abhinav Ranjan. 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 39 million, including more than 1,102,417 fatalities. More than 29,364,937 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA- 8,215,196
    India-  7,365,435
    Brazil-  5,170,996
    Russia-  1,354,163
    Spain-  972,958

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