• Nirmala Sitharaman, Economic stimulus package

    Sitharaman presser on 2nd tranche of economic stimulus package | LIVE

    Business | May 14, 2020, 05:18 PM IST

    Earlier on Wednesday, Sitharaman laid out details of Modi government's Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package which included Rs 30,000 crore Special Liquidity Scheme for non-banking financial companies, microfinance companies, housing finance companies; Rs 45,000 crore liquidity infusion through a Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme 2.0 for NBFCs.

  • UP govt suspends transfers of its employees during 2020-21 due to COVID-19 outbreak

    UP govt suspends transfers of its employees during 2020-21 due to COVID-19 outbreak

    India | May 13, 2020, 02:15 PM IST

    The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended transfers of its officers and employees for the financial year 2020-2021 in view of the coronavirus pandemic, an official order said. However, in case of unavoidable circumstances, transfers can be carried out with the chief minister's approval, it stated.

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    Coronavirus worldwide cases cross 4.1 million mark; death toll at 280,431

    World | May 10, 2020, 06:53 AM IST

    Coronavirus worldwide cases have crossed 4.1 million mark taking confirmed patients toll to 4,100,609 including 280,431 deaths while 1,439,842 have recovered, as per figures by Worldometer.

  • Coronavirus antidote, covid19 antidote

    Israel's biological institute claims to have found antidote to coronavirus

    World | May 05, 2020, 12:27 PM IST

    Israel has found an antidote to the coronavirus that attacks the virus and can neutralise it in the sick body, the country annonuced in a joint statement by the Israeli Ministery of Defense and the Israel Institute for Biological Research, saying a significant breakthrough has been achieved in finding the antidote to the COVID-19 virus.

  • Breaking news

    Coronavirus Updates: May 3, 2020 | As it happened

    World | May 04, 2020, 06:50 AM IST

    The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 3.4 million, including more than 244,000 fatalities. More than 1,118,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

  • Cardiovascular protective treatments can aid survival, recovery of COVID-19 patients: Study

    Cardiovascular protective treatments can aid survival, recovery of COVID-19 patients: Study

    Apr 30, 2020, 03:54 PM IST

    COVID-19 patients may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular impairment, and should be given proven protective anti-inflammatory therapies to aid survival and recovery, according to a study. Researchers from Peking Union Medical College Hospital in China also highlighted the potential problems with drugs currently being administered to fight the novel coronavirus.

  • Breaking news blog

    Coronavirus updates April 30, 2020 | As it happened

    World | Apr 30, 2020, 11:57 PM IST

    The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 3.2 million, including more than 228,000 fatalities. More than 1,000,101 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

  • Coronavirus Updates April 29, 2020

    Coronavirus Updates: April 29, 2020 | As it happened

    World | Apr 29, 2020, 11:17 PM IST

    The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 3 million, including more than 210,000 fatalities. More than 920,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

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    Global death toll due to coronavirus crosses 2,11,000; positive cases exceed 3 million-mark

    World | Apr 28, 2020, 08:26 AM IST

    The number of COVID-19 cases has kept growing in the Middle East, as the confirmed cases in Turkey and Iran exceeded 112,000 and 91,000 respectively on Monday. Some countries in the region are gradually relaxing their restrictive measures with caution.

  • Coronavirus Updates April 28, 2020 | As it happened

    Coronavirus Updates April 28, 2020 | As it happened

    World | Apr 28, 2020, 11:57 PM IST

    The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 3 million, including more than 200,000 fatalities. More than 920,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

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    Global death tally crosses 2,00,000; total number cases mount to 2.9 million

    World | Apr 26, 2020, 07:31 AM IST

    Amid the havoc caused by the deadly coronavirus, the total number of deaths due to the novel has crossed 2,00,000. Meanwhile, the total number of positive cases rose to 2,920,899. So far, 8,36,683 people have recovered from the virus. The states of Georgia, Oklahoma, and Alaska started loosening restrictions on businesses despite warnings from experts that such steps might be premature.

  • China approves third coronavirus vaccine for clinical trials

    China approves third coronavirus vaccine for clinical trials

    World | Apr 25, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

    Amid the rising number of cases of coronavirus, China has approved its third coronavirus vaccine for the second phase of clinical trials as it reported 12 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country to 82,816. The country has approved three coronavirus vaccines, including the one developed by Chinese military, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) for clinical trials.

  • Gurugram coronavirus hotspots: 24 areas declared as containment zones

    Gurugram coronavirus hotspots: 24 areas declared containment zones

    India | Apr 24, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

    A maximum of 11 zones falls under the Sohna block while Gurugram has 10 zones and Pataudi has three zones. Eight containment zones have formed in last the four days, an official said on Thursday.

  • Coronavirus Vaccine: Oxford University begins human trials; first patients injected

    Coronavirus Vaccine: Oxford University begins human trials; first patients injected

    Apr 24, 2020, 08:49 AM IST

    The first human trial in Europe of a coronavirus vaccine has begun in Oxford.

  • Coronavirus in Rajasthan: With 47 new cases, state's tally mounts to 1935; death toll at 15

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan: With 47 new cases, state's tally mounts to 1935; death toll at 15

    India | Apr 23, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

    After 47 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in Rajasthan, the total number of cases in the state surged to 1935. According to the state's health department, out of 47 cases, 20 in Jodhpur, 12 in Jaipur, 10 in Nagaur, 2 each in Hanumangarh and Kota and 1 in Ajmer were reported. Meanwhile, Jaipur had the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 737 confirmed infections.

  • Coronavirus Live Updates April 23

    Coronavirus: April 23, 2020

    World | Apr 24, 2020, 11:17 AM IST

    The global death toll due to novel coronavirus has crossed 2,60,000-mark; while the total number of cases has reached 2,637,414. As of 6:30 am today, the worldwide death toll due to COVID-19 was recorded as 1,84,204. In India, the novel coronavirus has claimed 681 lives by far, as the nation sees a rise in the number of positive cases on a daily basis. Indiatvnews.com brings to you the latest breaking news updates as well as live updates on coronavirus pandemic, as on April 23, 2020.

  • A scientist works in a lab on coronavirus testing kits just outside Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April 11

    New optical biosensor can quickly detect novel coronavirus, claim Swiss researchers

    Apr 22, 2020, 01:22 PM IST

    As researchers and health experts across the world are sparing no effort to tackle the deadly coronavirus, Swiss scientists have developed an optical biosensor which according to them can quickly and reliably detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

  • A man wears a protective mask while waiting for a bus in Detroit, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. As of mi

    UK and Australia set to begin human trials of coronavirus vaccines

    World | Apr 22, 2020, 08:03 AM IST

    As the number of cases of coronavirus is rising exponentially, the UK will begin human trials of a coronavirus vaccine on Thursday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that the government's strategy for fighting the virus has succeeded. 

  • Pedestrians wearing protective masks cross Canal Street Tuesday, April 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Ph

    Coronavirus death toll nears 1,80,000-mark globally; total number of cases cross 2.5 million

    World | Apr 22, 2020, 08:32 AM IST

    The global deaths due to the deadly novel coronavirus have reached to 1,77,608 on early Wednesday. This brings the total number of cases across the globe to 2,556, 512. According to John Hopkins University, the US has recorded more than 8,00,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 44,845 deaths so far. Nearly 40,000 new cases reported between Monday 8:30 pm local time, and Tuesday at the same time.

  • Coronavirus Live Updates

    Coronavirus crisis: April 21, 2020 | As it happened

    World | Apr 21, 2020, 11:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus Live Updates: The global death toll due to novel coronavirus has crossed 1,70,000-mark; while the total number of cases has reached 2,481,026. As on 6:30 am today, the worldwide death toll due to COVID-19 was recorded as 1,70,423. In India, the novel coronavirus has claimed 559 lives by far, as the nation sees a rise in the number of positive cases on a daily basis.

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