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New Delhi Updated on: September 07, 2020 0:13 IST
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  • 10:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Kerala Finance Minister tests positive for COVID-19

    Kerala Finance Minister Dr T M Thomas Isaac tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, the first in the cabinet to contract the infection, and has been shifted to the medical college hospital here, official sources said.

  • 8:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR

    Heavy rain lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday.

  • 8:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Heavy rains lash parts of Kerala, orange alert for two districts

    Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala on Sunday due to low pressure in the Arabian Sea, prompting the Met department to issue an orange alert for two districts of the state.

    Places in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Thrissur districts received heavy rainfall after a low pressure was formed under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over Southeast and adjoining East Central Arabian Sea.

  • 7:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nitish Kumar to address JD(U)'s virtual rally tomorrow

    Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) national president Nitish Kumar will address a virtual rally of the party on Monday to connect with people ahead of the state assembly polls due in October-November, a party leader said.

    In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, giant screens will be installed in public places across the state, where people will be able to watch the chief minister's address, senior JD(U) leader and minister Ashok Choudhary said on Sunday.

  • 7:36 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah reopens for devotees

    The famous Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, which was closed over five months ago after the outbreak of the coronavirus, opened for devotees on Sunday, with a "moderate" number of people visting the shrine to pay obeisance to the Sufi saint.

  • 7:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly session from tomorrow, first after COVID-19 lockdown

    The 12-day Himachal Pradesh Assembly session will begin on Monday under strict COVID-19 protocol. This will be the first session of the state Assembly after the coronavirus-triggered lockdown/curfew was imposed on March 24.

    The ninth session of the 13th state assembly will be held from September 7 to 18 and it will have 10 sittings. 

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Haryana agricultural university conducts entrance exams for PG courses, over 600 candidates appear

    Over 600 candidates appeared in the entrance examination for various postgraduate courses in Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar on Sunday.

  • 6:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Western Railways to run 6 pairs of new special trains from Sep 12

    Six pairs of Additional Special Trains pertaining to Western Railways (WR) will be resumed from 12th September till further notice, said Public Relations Officer (PRO), Western Railways (WR)

  • 5:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nirav Modi extradition trial to resume in UK court on Sept 7

    Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who has been lodged at a prison in London since his arrest in March last year, is set to appear via videolink for the second leg of his extradition trial at a UK court on Monday.

  • 3:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda has tested positive for COVID-19

    Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda has tested positive for COVID-19

  • 2:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Actor Arjun Kapoor tests coronavirus positive

    Actor Arjun Kapoor announces on Instagram, that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and under home quarantine.

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    27-yr-old female found to be the 1st confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection in Bengaluru

    A 27-yr-old female found to be the 1st confirmed case of #COVID19 reinfection in Bengaluru. She tested positive in July & was discharged after testing negative. However, in a month she developed mild symptoms & confirmed to have transmitted COVID again: Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru

     

  • 2:43 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Pudducherry

    478 new COVID-19 cases & 16 deaths reported in Puducherry today. The total number of cases stands at 17,032, including 5,086 active cases, 11,632 recovered cases & 314 deaths till date

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

    Delhi Police Crime Branch arrests Mustaquim Saifi in connection with Delhi Riots

    Delhi Police Crime Branch arrests one Mustaquim Saifi for his involvement in the murder of Rahul Solanki in Shiv Vihar, in February 2020. Weapon recovered.

     

  • 11:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Odisha

    Odisha reports 3,810 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1,24,031 including 93,774 recoveries, 29,658 active cases and 546 deaths

  • 10:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    If that girl will apologise to Maharashtra, then I will think about it (of apologising): Sanjay Raut

    If that girl (Actor Kangana Ranaut) will apologise to Maharashtra, then I will think about it (of apologising). She calls Mumbai a mini Pakistan. Does she have the courage to say the same about Ahmedabad?: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

  • 9:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Candidates arrive outside an examination center to write NDA exams

    Candidates arrive outside an examination center in the district, to write National Defence Academy (NDA) exam. A candidate says, "There are no arrangements for us, in the wake of COVID-19. We came from far off places, without any special transport arrangement."

  • 9:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's COVID-19 tally crosses 41 lakh mark with a single-day spike of 90,633 new cases and 1,065 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 41,13,812 including 8,62,320 active cases, 31,80,866 cured/discharged/migrated & 70,626 deaths: Ministry of Health.

  • 8:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter Scale, hit Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake ocurred at 7:30 am. 

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas for recovered COVID-19 patients

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas for recovered COVID-19 patients | WATCH NOW 

  • 7:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Candidates begin arriving at examination centres to write NDA exams

    Candidates begin arriving at examination centres to write National Defence Academy (NDA) exams. Visuals from a centre in RK Puram, Sector 2.

  • 7:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah reopens for devotees today

    Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah reopens for devotees today.  The shrine was closed from mid-March, after the outbreak of Coronavirus.

  • 7:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 27 million, death toll crosses 8.83 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