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New Delhi Updated on: October 22, 2020 23:31 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 41 million, including more than 1,136,260 fatalities. More than 30,909,643 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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  • 11:24 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand reports 549 new COVID-19 cases

    Jharkhand reported 549 new COVID-19 cases, 625 recoveries, and 8 deaths today, taking total cases to 98,610 including 91,629 recoveries, 859 deaths, and 6,122 active cases. 

  • 10:33 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh reports 223 new COVID-19

    Himachal Pradesh reports 223 new COVID-19, 231 cured cases, and 5 deaths reported in the past 24 hours, as per State Health Department.

    • Total cases: 19,844
    • Cured cases: 16,914
    • Active cases: 2,623
    • Deaths: 279
  • 10:32 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana: 1,128 new COVID-19 cases, 1,292 discharges reported

    1,128 new COVID-19 cases and 1,292 discharges reported in Haryana today. Total cases at 1,54,495 including 10,009 active cases, 1,42,798 discharges and 1,688 deaths. 

  • 9:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 5,778 new COVID-19 cases

    Karnataka reported 5,778 new COVID-19 cases (2,807 cases in Bengaluru Urban), 13,550 discharges, and 74 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases now stand at 7,88,551 including 92,927 active cases, 6,84,835 discharges and 10,770 deaths. 

  • 9:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mehbooba Mufti chairs first meeting with top PDP leaders after her release

    Mehbooba Mufti chairs first meeting with top PDP leaders in Srinagar after her release from detention on October 13.

  • 9:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Madhya Pradesh reports 1,045 new COVID-19 cases

    Madhya Pradesh reported 1,045 new COVID-19 cases, 1,271 recoveries and 14 deaths today. Total number of cases stand at 1,64,341 including 1,49,353 recoveries, 12,146 active cases and 2,842 deaths. 

  • 8:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Islamabad has taken no action against UNSC proscribed terrorists Dawood, Lakhvi, Masood Azhar: MEA

    As FATF looks at Pakistan's compliance, the spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs said Islamabad has taken no action against UNSC proscribed terrorists Dawood, Lakhvi, Masood Azhar. 

  • 8:46 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi reports 3,882 new COVID-19 cases

    Delhi reported 3,882 new COVID-19 cases, 2,727 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 35 deaths in last 24 hours. The COVID tally here rises to 3,44,318, including 3,12,918 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6,163 deaths. Active cases stand at 25,237. 

  • 7:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh records 3,620 new COVID-19 infections, 16 deaths

    Andhra Pradesh recorded 3,620 new COVID-19 infections and 16 deaths. Total cases in the state increase to 7,96,919 out of which 32,257 are active patients.

  • 7:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 7,482 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths reported

    7,482 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths reported in Kerala today. The active cases in the state stand at 93,291.

  • 7:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 3,077 new infections and 45 deaths reported

    3,077 new infections and 45 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu. Total cases in the state are now 7,00,193 out of which 34,198 are active cases. 6,55,170 patients have recovered while the death toll stands at 10,825.

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu And Kashmir reports 584 new cases COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

    Jammu And Kashmir reported 584 new cases COVID-19 cases (192 from Jammu and 392 from Kashmir) and 10 deaths. Total cases stand at 90,166 out of which active patients are 7,952. 

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan reports 1,822 new COVID-19 infections

    Rajasthan reports 1,822 new COVID-19 infections out of which 349 are from Jaipur. The state has 1,80,755 total cases out of which 18,341 are active patients.1800 deaths have been reported.

  • 6:56 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi to inaugurate 3 projects in Gujarat on October 24

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 3 projects in Gujarat on October 24, via video link. He will launch ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’, inaugurate Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre and Mobile App for telecardiology at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. He will also inaugurate the Ropeway at Girnar on the occasion.

  • 5:53 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rs 30,000 crores have been siphoned off from Bihar's coffers: Tejashwi Yadav

    RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said, "If we come to power, we'll definitely act on corruption done by present govt. Rs 30,000 crores have been siphoned off from Bihar's coffers. CM Nitish Kumar didn't act as he is party to all this, that's why we call him Bhishma Pitamah of corruption. 

  • 5:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rain in parts of Chennai triggers water-logging in some areas

  • 5:51 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uran power plant capacity to be increased by 1000 Megawatts in coming 2 years: Nitin Raut

    Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said that the Energy Ministry has decided to increase capacity of Uran power plant by 1000 Megawatts in coming 2 years. The decision has been taken so that Mumbai doesn't face any power outage if present grids get failed, as it happened on October 12.

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh reports 2402 new COVID-19 cases

    Uttar Pradesh reports 2402 new COVID-19 cases, 2581 new discharges, and 35 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the state's health department. The active cases in the state stand at 29,131. A total of 4,27,937 discharges and 6790 deaths reported in the state so far.

  • 3:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    8-year-old girl assaulted sexually in Ashok Vihar Police Station

    An eight-year-old girl allegedly assaulted sexually in Ashok Vihar Police Station limits yesterday. The accused - a relative of the victim- has been arrested. Case registered under relevant sections, further probe underway. 

  • 3:56 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Man rapes 16-year-old neighbour in Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan area

    16-year-old allegedly raped in the Sarai Kale Khan area by her neighbour. Accused detained. 

  • 3:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    SGPC seeks re-opening of Kartarpur corridor

    Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Gobind Singh Longowal said, "We request the Government of India to re-open Kartarpur corridor at the earliest. I also request all MPs of Punjab to meet PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah so that corridor can re-open."

  • 2:47 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Palghar lynching case: Bail hearing of 70 accused postponed till 3rd Nov

    Thane Special Sessions Judge postpones bail hearing of 70 accused in Palghar mob lynching till 3rd November

  • 2:42 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Kanpur: Municipal Corporation sprays water on city's roads & trees using water gun to curb air pollution

  • 2:30 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bihar CM Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19, admitted at AIIMS Patna

    Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi tests positive for COVID-19. He is admitted at AIIMS Patna

  • 2:27 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Only BJP has fulfilled Chaudhary Charan Singh's dream for Western UP: Yogi Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath kickstarts BJP's by-election campaign in the state, addresses rally in Bulandshahr. 

    "The dream that Chaudhary Charan Singh saw for Western Uttar Pradesh, only BJP has fulfilled his dream. No other party can ever make his dreams come true," he said.

  • 2:23 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    MP to approach SC against HC order that restricts political rallies in state

    We'll be going to Supreme Court against the order of Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh HC that restricts political rallies in the state. Political rallies being held in Bihar every day, there can't be such contradicting legislation in one country, says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj S Chouhan

  • 2:16 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Don't cheat farmers: Dushyant Chautala on Punjab govt passing resolutions against Center's Farm Laws

    I request Punjab CM not to cheat farmers. If they've to bring a law, then they should've brought it for crops produced at large level by farmers, which sell lower than MSP in market, says Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala.

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

    All OCI, PIO card-holders, other foreign nationals allowed enter India: MHA

    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday said all OCI and PIO card-holders and all other foreign nationals intending to visit India for any purpose, except on a Tourist Visa, are permitted to enter by air or water routes through authorized airports and seaport immigration check posts.

  • 12:52 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Arvind Kejriwal to inaugurate Seelampur-Shastri Park flyover on October 24

  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami greets Home Minister Amit Shah on his birthday

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday greeted Union Home Minister Amit Shah onhis birthday and wished him good health and peace to serve the nation.

    Palaniswami, who sent a bouquet to Shah, said: "I have great pleasure in conveying my best wishes to you on your birthday. I pray the Almighty to grant you many more years of good health and peace to serve the nation."

  • 12:06 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi addresses the people of West Bengal on commencement of Durga Puja, virtually

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes part in commencement of Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata, West Bengal, via video link. He will also address the people of the state which will be telecast in every booth of the state's 294 constituencies, following social distancing norms.

  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bihar will get free coronavirus vaccination: Sitharaman

  • 11:24 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    BJP Kisan Morcha leader killed in road accident

    Vice president of Uttar Pradesh BJP Kisan Morcha, Jay Vijay Singh, was killed after his SUV collided with another vehicle here, police said on Thursday. 

    Singh, who was the former district unit chief of the party, was seriously injured in the accident near Bedi Puliya on Wednesday evening, police said. He was rushed to Prayagraj where he succumbed to injuries on Wednesday night. The body has been sent for postmortem.

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Andhra Pradesh: Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette “INS Kavaratti” commissioned into Indian Navy | WATCH

  • 10:52 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Palghar mob lynching: Bail applications of about 70 accused persons to be heard today

    Bail applications of about 70 accused persons in Palghar mob lynching to be heard today at Thane Sessions Court.

  • 10:51 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bihar Election 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP's manifesto for Bihar polls

    Bihar is one state where all citizens are politically sensitive & well informed. They know & understand the promises a party makes. If anyone raises questions on our manifesto, we can answer them with confidence as we fulfil what we promised, says Nirmala Sitharaman in Patna while releasing BJP's manifesto for Bihar election 2020

     

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Be it floods or Corona, Nitish Kumar turned away from people of Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav

  • 10:47 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Former Telangana Home Minister Narasimha Reddy passes away

    Telangana's former Home Minister and senior leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Nayani Narasimha Reddy passed away in the early hours of Thursday after a brief illness. He was 76.

    Narasimha Reddy breathed his last at the Apollo Hospital, where he was under treatment for lung infection, his family members said. He was admitted to hospital for health complications post his recovery from Covid-19. Doctors said his lungs were damaged.

    Born on May 12, 1944 in Nalgonda district, he had participated in the Telangana movement of the 1970s. He also played an active role in the movement after it was revived by K. Chandrasekhar Rao by floating the TRS in 2001.

  • 8:08 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: Air pollution levels worsen, air quality still in 'poor' category

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Former Telangana Minister and sr TRS leader Naini Narshimha Reddy dies

    Naini Narshimha Reddy, Former Telangana Minister and senior Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad, last night

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

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Low-calorie diet to prevent brain stroke, heart attack

  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 41 million, death toll crosses 1.1 million

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Priya Jaiswal (@jaiswalpriyaa) and my colleagues Vani Mehrotra (@vani_mehrotra), Nidhi Taneja (@nidhiindiatv), Shashwat Bhandari (@ShashBhandari​),  Madhu Rao (@MadhuL13), 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 41 million, including more than 1,136,260 fatalities. More than 30,909,643 patients are reported to have recovered.
     
    Total positive cases country-wise:
     
    USA-  8,584,819
    India-  7,705,158
    Brazil-  5,300,649
    Russia- 1,447,335
    Spain-  1,046,641