• US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

    US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

    World | February 22, 2021 8:43 IST

    The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus.

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 145 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,900

    India | February 21, 2021 16:05 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 145 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.37 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,900.

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 152 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,898

    India | February 20, 2021 19:18 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 152 fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.37 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,898.

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 158 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,897

    India | February 19, 2021 18:06 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 158 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.37 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,897. 

  • Over 1 crore vaccinated for COVID-19 in India

    Over 1 crore vaccinated for COVID-19 in India

    News | February 19, 2021 11:31 IST

    According to the Health Ministry, total of 1,01,88,007 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in India for COVID-19 so far. India reported 13,193 new COVID-19 cases and 10,896 discharges on February 19. With new infections, the COVID tally of the country stood at 1,09,63,394 which includes 1,39,542 active cases. 1,06,67,741 patients have been discharged across the country. With 97 deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll rose to 1,56,111.

  • india coronavirus cases

    India reports 9,121 new COVID cases, 81 fatalities; total death toll at 1,55,813

    India | February 16, 2021 10:23 IST

    There are 1,36,872 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprise 1.25 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. 

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 141 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,893

    India | February 15, 2021 19:29 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 141 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.37 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,893. 

  • Chamoli glacier burst: Death toll mounts to 54

    Chamoli glacier burst: Death toll mounts to 54

    News | February 15, 2021 13:29 IST

    As per Chamoli Police, three bodies were retrieved on February 15 from the Tapovan tunnel, taking the death toll to 54 so far. Cases of 179 missing people have been registered at Joshimath Police Station till now. Relief and rescue operation is still underway. Speaking to ANI, the Deputy Commandant of NDRF, Aditya Pratap Singh said, "Operation is still underway, we are working 24/7."

  • india coronavirus cases

    India records 11,649 new COVID cases, 90 fatalities; death toll at 1,55,732

    India | February 15, 2021 10:26 IST

    There are 1,39,637 active cases of coronavirus infections in the country which comprise 1.28  per cent of the total caseload, the Health Ministry data has stated.

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 150 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,891

    India | February 14, 2021 17:20 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 150 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.36 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,891.

  • tamil nadu explosion

    Death toll due to Tamil Nadu fireworks factory explosion rises to 19; over 30 injured

    India | February 13, 2021 9:53 IST

    In March last year, six people were killed and four injured in the factory at Sippiparai near Sattur when the fire broke out due to friction when chemicals were being mixed for making the fireworks.

  • 19 dead, several injured explosion at fireworks factory in Tamil Nadu

    19 dead, several injured explosion at fireworks factory in Tamil Nadu

    News | February 13, 2021 9:52 IST

    The death toll due to an explosion at a fireworks factory near Tamil Nadu's Sattur has reached 19, while more than 30 others are injured due to the impact of the explosion. The blast occurred on Friday when some chemicals were being mixed to produce fireworks at the unit in Acchankulam village, officials said, adding the injured had been hospitalised.

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 141 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,889

    India | February 12, 2021 17:52 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 141 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.36 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,889. 

  • COVID: Over 66-lakh beneficiaries vaccinated in India

    COVID: Over 66-lakh beneficiaries vaccinated in India

    News | February 10, 2021 12:37 IST

    66,11,561 beneficiaries have been vaccinated so far across India. Country also reported 11,067 new COVID-19 cases and 13,087 discharges on Feb 10. With new infections, the COVID tally of the country stood at 1,08,58,371. Which includes 1,41,511 active cases. With 94 deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll rose to 1,55,252 .

  • Chamoli disaster: Death toll 32, rescue operation underway

    Chamoli disaster: Death toll 32, rescue operation underway

    News | February 10, 2021 7:00 IST

    The rescue work proceeded at a great speed on Monday with teams from the Indian Army, NDRF, SDRF and ITBP removing heavy slush from inside the tunnel. Non-stop rescue work continued overnight. Approximate 120 metres of the tunnel entry has been cleared so far. However, removing the enormous quantity of silt inside the tunnel is making it difficult for the rescue teams to move ahead with speed.

  • Haqiqat Kya Hai | Uttarakhand Tragedy: Death toll rises to 26; rescue continues inside Tapovan tunnel

    Haqiqat Kya Hai | Uttarakhand Tragedy: Death toll rises to 26; rescue continues inside Tapovan tunnel

    Hakikat Kya Hai | February 09, 2021 21:24 IST

    "Final number of dead body recovered in Tapovan till 8 p.m. on 8th February is 26. 171 people still remain missing out of which around 35 are supposed to be in the Tunnel where rescue operation is still going on."

  • India reports 9,110 new coronavirus cases

    India reports 9,110 new coronavirus cases, 78 more deaths

    India | February 09, 2021 10:54 IST

    Continuing its streak of low numbers of single-day coronavirus cases, India reported 9,110 new infections and 78 deaths in the last 24 hours on Monday, the lowest in nine months so far, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data said.

  • Uttarakhand disaster: Rescue operations continue in Chamoli

    Uttarakhand disaster: Rescue operations continue in Chamoli

    News | February 09, 2021 6:52 IST

    About 26 dead bodies have been recovered while 171 people are still missing after an apparent glacier burst in Uttarakhand. Multiple agencies are working in an overnight operation to rescue others who are still trapped. Officials at the State Emergency Operation Centre reported the recovery of more bodies and feared the death toll would rise, a day after a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier possibly burst through its banks in Chamoli district. It appeared to have triggered an avalanche and a deluge that ripped through the Alaknanda river system in the upper reaches of the ecologically fragile Himalayas. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured a delegation of Uttarakhand MPs of his government’s support to the people of the state and said it is working to strengthen infrastructure there to deal with any natural disaster in future.

  • Delhi coronavirus cases

    Delhi records 125 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,882

    India | February 08, 2021 21:46 IST

    Delhi recorded as many as 125 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.36 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,882.

  • uttarakhand glacier burst

    Uttarakhand: Death toll rises to 26; non-stop rescue continues in Tapovan tunnel | Updates

    India | February 08, 2021 20:21 IST

    Uttarakhand Glacier Burst LIVE: The sudden flood in the middle of the day in the Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers -- all intricately linked tributaries of the Ganga -- triggered widespread panic and large-scale devastation in the high mountain areas. Two power projects -- NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project and the Rishi Ganga Hydel Project -- were extensively damaged.