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New Delhi Updated on: September 05, 2020 23:21 IST
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  • 10:48 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Tamil Nadu allows air-conditioning in restaurants

    The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday issued a Government Order permitting functioning of restaurants with air conditioning facility. "Following the Standard Operating Procedures already issued by the government, restaurants are permitted to function from 6 am to 8 pm with air conditioning facility by
    following the guidelines issued by the Government of India for air conditioning and ventilation," the Government Order said.

    The move is in continuation of relaxations announced under the current 'Unlock' 4 phase.

    Also, restaurants could offer take away services till 9 pm and tea shops are allowed to function from 6 am to 8 pm as per the order.

  • 9:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UP achieves 2nd place in state ranking of ease of doing business

    Uttar Pradesh has achieved the second position in the ease of doing business annual ranking released by Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the back of reforms implemented by the state, a release said on Saturday. The state jumped from 12th position in the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) 2017-18 to the second position in BRAP-19, taking a remarkable leap of 10 positions, a senior state official said in the release.

    "UP has left several leading states like Gujarat, Telangana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra etc. behind in this ease of doing business ranking," the official said.

    In BRAP-19, Uttar Pradesh has implemented 186 reforms out of 187 reforms suggested by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

  • 9:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Noida Metro: Rs 500 fine for commuters without face mask, Rs 100 for spitting

    Commuters found travelling without face masks in the Noida-Greater Noida metro rail network will have to pay a fine of Rs 500 and those caught spitting will have to cough up Rs 100.

  • 7:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rains lash Delhi

    Rains lashed several parts of the national capital on Saturday evening, officials said. The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides official figures for the city, recorded 1.8 mm rainfall. Lodhi Road observed 2.4 mm rainfall, Ridge 1.2 mm, Palam and Aaya Nagar recorded no rainfall, a senior MeT official said.

    The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to settle around 35 degrees Celsius and 26 degrees Celsius respectively.

  • 5:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Public, private bus services resume in MP

    Public and private bus services have resumed their operations in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, following ease in coronavirus precautionary measures, as part of unlock 4. 

     

  • 5:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air India to resume Mumbai-Aurangabad flights from Sep 15

    Flag carrier Air India is set to resume its services to Mumbai from here with three flights per week, starting September 15, an official has said. The flights between the two cities were suspended in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The airline's operations from Aurangabad airport to New Delhi and Hyderabad have already been restored earlier.

    Air India is starting Mumbai-Aurangabad-Mumbai flights from September 15, an Aurangabad Airport official said.

    The services on the route will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and will remain operational up to October 24, according to the official. 

  • 4:53 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    80 new special trains to run from Sept 12: Rail Board Chairman

    Eighty new special trains will be operational from September 12, reservations for which will begin from September 10, Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav said on Saturday. He said the trains will be notified later in the day.

    "Eighty new special trains or 40 pair of trains will start operations from September 12. Reservations will begin from September 10. This will run in addition to the 230 trains already in operation," he said.

  • 4:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rajnath Singh leaves Russia for Iran

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday left Moscow for Iran where he will meet his Iranian counterpart and discuss bilateral defence ties, a day after he urged the Persian Gulf countries to resolve their differences through dialogue based on mutual respect.

  • 2:07 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh

    Three more people succumbed to coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh, taking the death toll to 52 on Saturday while 22 fresh cases pushed the state's infection tally to 6,852, according to the Health Department.

     

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

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar participated in a review meeting over COVID-19 situation

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar participated in a review meeting over COVID-19 situation, in Pune today. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Deputy CM Ajit Pawar & Health Minister Rajesh Tope also attended the meeting.

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

    Coronavirus cases in Odisha

    Odisha reported 3,543 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, taking its tally to 1,20,221, a Health Department official said.

     

  • 11:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We have more than doubled the testing in Delhi: State Health Minister

    We have more than doubled the testing in Delhi, in the last week. 37,000 tests were conducted yesterday. The positivity rate is close to 8%. The case fatality rate is around 0.5%. The situation in Delhi is under control: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on COVID-19 situation

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

    Traffic movement blocked at Dwara on National Highway 3

    Himachal Pradesh: Traffic movement blocked at Dwara on National Highway 3, near Hanogi temple, in Mandi district, following landslide; restoration work underway

  • 10:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Encounter broke out between police and members of liquor mafia gang

    An encounter broke out between police and members of a liquor mafia gang, under Janakpur Police station limits, today; more details awaited. 

  • 10:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Two mild quakes hit Palghar in Maha

    Two low-intensity earthquakes were experienced in Palghar district of Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday.

     

  • 9:47 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Telangana

    2,511 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,579 recoveries & 11 deaths reported in Telangana on 4th September, taking the total number of cases to 1,38,395 in the state. Active cases stand at 32,915. 

  • 9:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's COVID-19 tally crosses 40 million with single-day spike of 86,432 new cases & 1,089 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 40,23,179 including 8,46,395 active cases, 31,07,223 cured/discharged/migrated & 69,561 deaths: Ministry of Health

  • 9:18 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik should be arrested for threat to Ranaut: NCW Chief

    Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik should be arrested for threat to Ranaut: NCW Chief

  • 8:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Fire fighting continues & fire now reduced: Indian Coast Guard

    ICG & Sri Lankan ships and aircraft along with tug ALP Winger after consolidated efforts successfully towed MT New Diamond more than 35 nautical miles away from Sri Lanka coast to safe waters. Fire fighting continues & fire now reduced. No oil slick reported. 

  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    7 killed in bus-truck collision in Raipur

    Seven people killed, seven injured after a bus transporting labourers from Ganjam in Odisha to Surat in Gujarat, collided with a truck at Cheri Khedi in Raipur, early morning today

  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to lose weight

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  • 7:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 26.7 million, death toll crosses 8.78 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, 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 26.7 million, including more than 878,000 fatalities. More than 18,891,990 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 6,335,244
    • Brazil 4,046,150
    • India 3,933,124
    • Russia 1,009,995
    • Peru 670,145