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New Delhi Updated on: September 03, 2020 22:12 IST
Breaking News September 3

Breaking News September 3

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 26 million, including more than 867,000 fatalities. More than 18,441,990 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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  • 8:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had a bilateral meeting with the Russian counterpart

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had a bilateral meeting with the Russian Defence Minister, General Sergey Shoigu in Moscow.

  • 6:25 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh reported 10,199 new coronavirus cases, 9,499 recoveries and 75 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 4,65,730 including 3,57,829 recoveries and 4,200 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,03,701

  • 6:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu

    Tamil Nadu reported 5,892 new COVID-19 cases, 6,110 discharges and 92 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 52,070, discharges to 3,86,173 and death toll to 7,608

  • 6:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh

    5,776 new COVID-19 cases, 4,448 recovered cases & 76 deaths reported in last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh. Total number of positive cases stands at 2,47,101 in the state, including 57,598 active cases, 1,85,812 recovered cases &  3,691 deaths so far

  • 5:37 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    LG Manoj Sinha visited Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din Noorani shrine in Budgam

    Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha visited Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din Noorani shrine in Budgam, today.

  • 5:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We need to keep in mind that number of COVID-19 cases is rising day by day: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

    The government has no desire to keep temples closed in Maharashtra either, and a decision in this regards will be taken with full preparation. But we need to keep in mind that number of COVID-19 cases is rising day by day: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

     

  • 4:53 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Islamabad HC adjourned further hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav case till October 6

    Islamabad High Court gives India another opportunity to appoint a counsel for Kulbhushan Jadhav. Islamabad High Court adjourned further hearing of the matter till October 6. 

  • 4:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We are in touch with Pakistan through diplomatic channels: MEA

    • During Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's SCO visit to Russia, he will meet Russian Defence Minister to discuss bilateral defence issues. Regarding the other meeting (with the Chinese counterpart), I have no information
    • We are in touch with Pakistan through diplomatic channels. Our government is taking all possible steps to ensure the safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav
    • Yes, we look forward to holding Quadrilateral Group Ministerial meeting later this year, details being worked out
  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Bihar

    1,922 more COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Bihar on 2nd September. Taking the total count of active cases in the state to 18,029

  • 2:42 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Pilgrim guides in Rameswaram's Ramanathaswamy Temple say they are facing financial hardships

    Pilgrim guides in Rameswaram's Ramanathaswamy Temple say they are facing financial hardships due to #COVID19. President of Pilgrim Guides Union says, "The temple has reopened after 6 months but the main ritual of bathing in the holy 'theerthams' has not resumed"

    The pilgrimage to the town completes only when devotees take bath in holy 'theerthams'. But administration is yet to allow the bathing. About 425 families are engaged in this ritual & they continue to suffer a lot with restriction in place: President of Pilgrim Guides Union

  • 2:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Leopard captured in Guwahati's Maligaon

    Officials of a forest department with the help of locals captured a leopard, in Guwahati's Maligaon, last night.

  • 1:56 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    IAF chief visited premier air bases in Eastern Sector yesterday

    Amid ongoing tensions on India-China border, Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria yesterday visited premier air bases in Eastern sector to review level of operational preparedness & capability enhancement. He also interacted with air warriors serving at these bases.

  • 1:56 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Economic Advisory Council of 15th Finance Commission to meet members tomorrow

    Economic Advisory Council of the 15th Finance Commission will hold a day-long meeting with the members tomorrow. Final discussion on GDP growth, tax buoyancy of Centre and states, GST compensation, revenue deficit grant and fiscal consolidation will take place.

  • 1:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Polycarbonate sheets being installed as a divider between two seats in Himachal Pradesh assembly

    Polycarbonate sheets being installed as a divider between two seats in the Himachal Pradesh assembly ahead of the 10-day monsoon session scheduled from 7th Sept. Assembly Secretariat also held an All-party meeting today & reviewed preparations in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

     

  • 12:40 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Preparations underway at Rajiv Chowk metro station as Delhi Metro rail gears up to resume services

    Preparations underway at Rajiv Chowk metro station as Delhi Metro rail gears up to resume services from September 7 as part of Unlock-4.

  • 11:50 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    4 more Punjab MLAs test COVID-19 positive; total number 33

     Four more legislators in Punjab tested coronavirus positive, taking their total number to 33 of 117. "Four of our MLAs, Randeep Nabha, Angad Singh, Aman Arora and Parminder Dhindsa, have tested Covid-19 positive," Chief Minister Amarinder Singh informed in a tweet on Thursday.

    "Wish them all a speedy recovery. Fight against Covid-19 is real and the onus is on all of us to observe full precautions, to test, and if found positive, to start treatment quickly," he added.

    The legislators who have contracted the disease comprised five ministers in the government.

  • 11:35 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Children can have both COVID-19 antibodies, virus in their system simultaneously: Study

    Children may still have the potential to transmit the novel coronavirus even if they have a measurable immune response, according to a new study which says the virus and antibodies can coexist in young patients.

    The study, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, used a retrospective analysis of 6,369 children tested for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, and 215 patients who underwent antibody testing at the Children's National Hospital in the US between March 13 and June 21.

    According to the scientists, including those from the hospital, 33 of the 215 patients had co-testing for both the virus and antibodies during their COVID-19 disease course, with nine of the 33 showing presence in their blood while also later testing positive for the virus.

  • 11:04 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Army Chief Gen Naravane to pay two-day visit to Leh to review overall security scenario

    Army Chief Gen MM Naravane to pay two-day visit to Leh beginning Thursday to review overall security scenario, PTI reported. Top commanders to brief Army Chief Gen Naravane on ground situation in eastern Ladakh during his two-day visit to region, sources tells PTI.

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    India's COVID-19 tally crosses 38-lakh mark with record single-day jump of 83,883 cases

    India's COVID-19 tally raced past 38 lakh on Thursday with the sharpest single-day spike of 83,883 fresh cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 29,70,492, pushing the recovery rate to over 77 per cent, Union health ministry data showed.

    The total number of coronavirus cases in the country mounted to 38,53,406, while the death toll climbed to 67,376 as 1,043 people succumbed to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

  • 9:19 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Boy, taking selfie, killed after being hit by running train

    A class 9 student was killed after he was hit by a running goods train while he was taking a selfie video in Malda district of West Bengal, police said on Wednesday. Manoj Mondal, who was accompanied by a friend, was taking the selfie video on a railway track in Englishbazar area.

    When he was taken to a hospital, doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said adding that his friend had a narrow escape, police said. The incident occurred on Tuesday when the boy, a resident of Kaji village, had come to a relative's place.

  • 8:47 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Select international passengers can avail COVID-19 tests on arrival at entry airports

    International passengers who have to take connecting domestic flights after landing in India will have the option of getting themselves tested for COVID-19 at the entry airports, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Wednesday.

    If the RT-PCR test result is negative, the international passenger will be allowed to catch his or her connecting domestic flight and he or she will not need to undergo any institutional quarantine at the destination city, the ministry's order said.

  • 8:27 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    US urges India to enhance its position in global supply chain

    The United States has urged India to create an environment that will foster its position in the global supply chain and said that the country continues to face challenges on the market access front despite improvement in the ease of doing business.

    Observing that the coronavirus pandemic may give rise to self-sufficiency and self-reliance sentiments among struggling economies, Joseph Semsar, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, said that India with its “Atmanirbhar Bharat” Initiative has put forward a programme that puts a question mark on the notion of self-reliance.

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Assam rifles uncover illegal liquor bottling plant in Nagaland

    The Assam Rifles on Wednesday uncovered an illegal liquor bottling plant at Dimapur and seized several contraband items, a senior official said. "As part of the ongoing crackdown to prevent illegal activities in Nagaland, security forces seized illegal contraband items in general area 7th Mile Model village, Dimapur," PRO and Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North), Col Sanjiv Sethi said.

    One person named Electo Sumi (36) has been apprehended in this connection, he said. Further investigation is underway. 

  • 7:52 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bihar RJD MLA quarantined for 14 days in Ranchi

    RJD MLA from Bihar's Barachatti, Samta Devi, one of her associates and two security guards were quarantined by the Ranchi administration on Wednesday after they arrived at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here to meet party president Lalu Prasad Yadav.

    The order to quarantine the legislator was passed by Additional District Magistrate, Law and Order, Akhilesh Kumar Sinha. The MLA reached Ranchi by road from Gaya in Bihar.

  • 7:45 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 26 million, death toll crosses 8.67 lakh

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Vani Mehrotra and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Priya Jaiswal, and Nidhi Taneja. You can get in touch with us directly on Twitter @vani_mehrotra, @himaanshus, @priyajais and @nidhiindiatv 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 23.8 million, including more than 816,000 fatalities. More than 16,356,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA - 6,290,737
    Brazil - 4,001,422
    India - 3,848,968
    Russia - 1,005,000
    Peru - 663,437