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India’s coronavirus caseload crosses 4 million Friday, September 4th, 2020

By SHEIKH SAALIQ and ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL, NEW DELHI (AP):- India’s coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Saturday, leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil’s total as the second-highest in the world. The 86,432 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total to..

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India adds another 83K, nears 2nd-most in world Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP):- The number of people infected with the coronavirus in India rose by another 80,000 and is near Brazil’s total, the second-highest in the world. The 83,341 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total past 3.9 million, according to the Health Ministry. Brazil has..

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Indian special forces member killed in China border showdown Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

NEW DELHI, (AFP):- A Tibetan-origin soldier with India's special forces was killed in the latest border showdown with Chinese troops on their contested Himalayan border, a Tibetan representative said Tuesday. The death is the first reported from two incidents in 48 hours on the border which has..

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78,512 new COVID cases in India, 971 deaths Monday, August 31st, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- The novel coronavirus tally in India crossed 36 lakh on Monday with 78,512 new cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 27,74,801, pushing the recovery rate to 76.62 per cent, the Health Ministry said. The death toll climbed to 64,469 with 971 more people succumbing to..

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee is dead

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- Former president Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday in an army hospital here, his son Abhijit said. He was 84. Mukherjee was admitted to hospital on August 10 and a health bulletin this morning said he was in a deep coma and on ventilator support. "With a Heavy Heart, this is to..

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India records world’s biggest single-day jump in virus cases Sunday, August 30th, 2020

By SHEIKH SAALIQ, NEW DELHI (AP):- India registered 78,761 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the biggest single-day spike in the world since the pandemic began, just as the government began easing restrictions to help the battered economy. The surge raised India’s tally to over 3.5 million, and..

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India’s tally surges as restrictions are eased Saturday, August 29th, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP):- India has registered a record new 78,761 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the worst single-day spike in the world, as the government continues to further ease pandemic restrictions nationwide. The Health Ministry on Sunday also reported 948 deaths in the past 24 hours,..

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India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 31,67, 323 Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

NEW DELHI, (PTI):- With 60,975 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 31,67,323, while recoveries surged to 24,04,585 pushing the recovery rate over 75.92 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll climbed to 58,390..

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