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PM to inaugurate India’s biggest drone festival on Friday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s biggest Drone Festival, Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022, on Friday, May 27, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The event will take place at 10 am. The two-day Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 will culminate on May 28. Over 1,600 delegates, comprising government officials, foreign diplomats, armed forces,...

Covid-19: India records 2,628 new cases, 18 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country witnessed a rise in daily tally of Covid-19 cases, with 2,628 persons testing positive for the infection in last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday morning. A total of 18 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.58 per cent, while the...

Covid-19: India records 2,124 new cases, 17 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in India once again rose above the mark of 2,000. In last 23 hours, the country recorded 2,124 new cases of the infection, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday morning. A total of 17 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate...

Covid-19: India records 1,675 new cases, 31 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The daily tally of Covid-19 in the country dropped below 2,000 once again. In last 24 hours, India recorded 1,675 new cases of infection, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday morning. As many as 31 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.41 per cent, while...

Amid Covid resurgence, Saudi Arabia suspends travel to 16 nations including India

New Delhi: With the Covid-19 cases showing a resurgence, Saudi Arabia has suspended international travel to and from 16 countries. These countries include India. The others are Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Armenia, Belarus and Venezuela. The Saudi Arabia health ministry has...

Covid-19: India records 2,022 new cases, 46 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,022 fresh cases of Covid-19 infection in last 24 hours ending Monday morning, the Union Health Department said. A total of 46 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.69 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.49 per cent. Around 2.94 lakh...

Covid-19: India records 2,323 new cases, 25 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: A total of 2,323 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Saturday morning. A total of 25 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.47 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.51 per cent. Around 4.99 lakh...

Covid-19: India records 2,259 new cases, 20 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,259 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday morning. As many as 20 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.5 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.53 per cent. Around 4.51 lakh samples...

Covid-19 cases in India rise again; 2,364 test positive in 24 hours

10 more patients succumb to Covid-19 in the country   New Delhi: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in the country increased in last 24 hours ending Thursday morning. India recorded 2,364 new cases, the Union Health Ministry said. Ten patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.5 per...

Covid-19: India records 1,829 new cases, 33 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 1,829 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Wednesday morning, the Union Health ministry said. A total of 33 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.42 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.57 per cent. Around 4.34 lakh samples were...

India relaxes wheat export ban, allows shipments registered by May 13

New Delhi: Days after banning wheat export citing food security risk, the Central government announced relaxation in the ban. In a statement on Tuesday, the Commerce ministry said, “It’s been decided that wherever wheat consignments have been handed over to customs for examination and registered into their systems on or prior to May 13, such...

Covid-19: India records 1,569 new cases, 19 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in India dropped below the mark of 2,000. The country recorded 1,569 new cases in 24 hours ending Tuesday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. A total of 19 deaths were recorded during this period. The daily positivity rate was 0.44 per cent, while the weekly positivity...