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New Delhi Updated on: July 22, 2020 23:58 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 15 million, including more than 619,000 fatalities. More than 9,110,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on 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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  • 10:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal: COVID-19 tally reaches 1,725

    The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh is now 1,725 including 593 active cases, 1,105 recovered cases, and 10 deaths.

  • 10:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Goa: 149 fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported

    149 fresh COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Goa today, taking the total number of cases to 4,176 including 1,607 active cases, 2,541 recovered cases, and 28 deaths.

  • 10:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 961 COVID-19 positive cases, 6 deaths reported

    961 COVID-19 positive cases, 6 deaths, 620 recovered and 542 discharged in Rajasthan till 8:30 PM today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 32,334 including 583 deaths, 23,364 recovered and 22,470 discharged.

  • 9:17 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    For this vision, there are few better partners than the United States of America. India and the USA are two vibrant democracies with shared values. We are natural partners:

  • 9:17 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    The rise of India means: a rise in trade opportunities with a nation that you can trust, a rise in global integration with increasing openness, a rise in your competitiveness with access to a market which offers scale

  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    Every year, we are reaching record highs in FDI. Each year is significantly higher than the earlier one. FDI inflows in India in 2019-20 were 74 billion dollars. This is an increase of 20 percent from the year before that

  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    When the markets are open, when the opportunity is high and the options are many, can optimism be far behind! You can see the optimism when India rises in key business ratings. Particularly the Ease of Doing Business ratings of the World Bank

  • 9:14 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    India invites you to invest in defense and space. We are raising the FDI cap for investment in defense sector to 74 percent. India has established two defense corridors to encourage production of defense equipment and platforms. India invites you to invest in finance and insurance. India has raised FDI cap for investment in insurance to 49 percent. Now 100 percent FDI is permitted for investment in insurance intermediaries

  • 9:13 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    Civil Aviation is another area of great potential growth. The number of Air passengers are expected to more than double within next 8 years. The top private Indian airlines plan to include over a thousand new aircraft over the coming decade

  • 9:12 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    India invites you to invest in healthcare. The Healthcare sector in India is growing faster than 22 percent every year. Our companies are also progressing in production of medical-technology, telemedicine, and diagnostics. 

  • 9:12 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    Opportunities in technology also include opportunities in the frontier technologies of 5G, Big data analytics, Quantum computing, Block-chain and Internet of things. India has done historic reforms in the agriculture sector recently. There are investment opportunities in: Agricultural inputs and machinery, Agriculture supply chain management, Ready-to-eat items, Fisheries and Organic produce.

  • 9:07 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    During the last six years, we have made many efforts to make our economy more open and reform-oriented. Reforms have ensured increased ‘Competitiveness’, enhanced ‘Transparency’, expanded ‘Digitization’, greater ‘Innovation’, and more ‘Policy stability. India is emerging as a land of opportunities. Let me give you one example of the tech sector. Recently, an interesting report came out in India. It said for the first time ever, there are more rural internet users than even urban internet users.

  • 9:05 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    We all agree that the world is in need for a better future. And, it is all of us who have to collectively give shape to the future. I firmly believe that our approach to the future must primarily be a more human-centric one

  • 9:05 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    Global economic resilience can be achieved by stronger domestic economic capacities. This means improved domestic capacity for manufacturing, restoring the health of the financial system and diversification of international trade. 

  • 9:05 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi addresses India Ideas Summit

    India is contributing towards a prosperous and resilient world through the clarion call of an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. And, for that, we await your partnership. 

  • 8:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Bihar: 1,502 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    1,502 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Bihar, taking the total number of cases to 30066 including 19876 discharged cases, 208 deaths and 9981 active cases.

  • 8:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kumbh to be held in Haridwar in 2021: Uttarakhand CM

    Uttarakhand CM held a meeting with state Min Madan Kaushik and Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri today. CM said that the Kumbh to be held in Haridwar in 2021, will be held on time and the nature of arrangements will depend on the then situation.

  • 6:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Ladakh: 8 more test positive for COVID-19

    8 more tested COVID-19 positive in UT Ladakh, 8 cured and discharged. The number of active cases in Ladakh is 186, 156 in Leh district and 30 in Kargil district.

  • 5:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra: 6,045 new COVID-19 positive cases, 65 deaths reported

    In the last 24 hours, 6,045 new COVID-19 positive cases and 65 deaths have been reported in Andhra Pradesh. The total number of cases rise to 64,713 including 31,763 active cases, 32,127 discharges, and 823 deaths.

  • 3:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh reports 2,308 new COVID-19 cases

    Uttar Pradesh reported 2,308 new COVID-19 cases, taking active cases to 20,825 active in the last 24  hours. The number of discharges and deaths stands at 33,500 and 1,263 respectively. Over 45,650 samples were tested in the state yesterday, over 16 lakhs tests done so far.

  • 3:39 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Telangana CM instructs Police Dept to release prisoners with good conduct on Independence Day

    Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed Police Dept to release prisoners with good conduct on the occasion of this year’s Independence Day Celebrations. He wanted the department to prepare a list for this purpose.

  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Tripura

    Tripura's COVID-19 tally rose to 3,346 on Wednesday as the state reported its highest single-day spike of 254 fresh cases, officials said. One more patient succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due to the coronavirus to eight in the northeastern state, they said.

     

  • 2:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Singapore reports 310 new coronavirus cases, mostly foreigners

    Singapore on Wednesday reported 310 new coronavirus cases, mostly foreign workers, taking the total COVID-19 tally in the country to 48,744, the health ministry said.

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Traffic affected due to water-logging due heavy downpour in Delhi-NCR

    Traffic is affected on Girdhari Lal Marg, Guru Ravidass Marg, Under Mayapuri Flyover, Under Prahlad Pur Flyover, from Dhaulakuan to Gurugram, Narayana to Loha Mandi, Metal Forging to Maya Puri, & Mahipal Pur due to water-logging: Delhi Traffic Police. 

  • 1:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Complete lockdown in all Red districts (excluding Bandipora) of Kashmir Division from today evening till 6 am on 27 July

    Complete lockdown in all Red districts (excluding Bandipora) of Kashmir Division from today evening till 6 am on 27 July. Agriculture/horticulture & construction activities to continue

  • 11:59 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project tomorrow through video conferencing

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project tomorrow through video conferencing: Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

  • 11:58 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Pondy

    A 54-year-old man died of coronavirus here and 124 new cases were reported on Wednesday, taking the aggregate of the infections in the union territory to 2,300.

  • 10:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congratulations to our nuclear scientists for achieving criticality of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3, says PM Modi

    Congratulations to our nuclear scientists for achieving criticality of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3. This indigenously designed 700 MWe KAPP-3 reactor is a shining example of 'Make in India'. And a trailblazer for many such future achievements: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • 9:56 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    Spike of 37,724 cases and 648 deaths reported in India in the last 24 hours. Total COVID-19 positive cases stand at 11,92,915 including 411133 active cases, 7,53,050 cured/discharged/migrated and 28,732 deaths

  • 9:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Sensex drops over 100 pts in early trade; Nifty below 11,150

    Sensex drops over 100 pts in early trade; Nifty below 11,150

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to help women with PCOD, Ovarian cyst and other problems

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to help women with PCOD, Ovarian cyst and other problems | WATCH NOW

  • 7:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Light rain hits Rajpath area of the national capital

    Light rain hits the Rajpath area of the national capital.  India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain over isolated places in Delhi till 6 am.

  • 7:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Journalist Vikram Joshi passed away

    Journalist Vikram Joshi passed away today. He was shot at in Vijay Nagar area on 20th July by unknown persons. Nine people have been arrested in the case so far.

  • 7:39 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Ravi Shankar Prasad to address G-20 Digital Minister’s meeting today

    Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Information Technology to address the G20 Digital Minister’s meeting today. 

  • 7:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 15 million, death toll crosses 6.19 lakh

    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,  Sidhant Mamtany and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter ​​@sushmitapanda, @himaanshus, @ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais, @SidMamtany, 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 15 million, including more than 619,000 fatalities. More than 9,110,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA 3,961,429
    Brazil 2,121,645
    India 1,154,917
    Russia 777,486
    South Africa 373,628
    Peru 357,681