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J-K: Funeral of BJP leader Wasim Bari, his father and brother held in Bandipora

J-K: Funeral of BJP leader Wasim Bari, his father and brother held in Bandipora

Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir): The funeral of former BJP Leader Wasim Bari, and his father and brother, who succumbed to their injuries after being shot by terrorists, were held in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday.Conveying his condolences to the kin of Bari, BJP leader Altaf Thaku...

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COVID-19: With 4,231 new cases in TN, tally at 1,26,581

COVID-19: With 4,231 new cases in TN, tally at 1,26,581

Chennai: Tamil Nadu saw a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases with 4,231 persons testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, according to the State Health Department on Thursday.For the past couple of days, the new infection numbers were below 4,000 mark.In a statement issued here, the Departmen...

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Adopt slums to make Mumbai disease free: Thackeray to NGOs

Adopt slums to make Mumbai disease free: Thackeray to NGOs

Mumbai: After the success in taming coronavirus in Dharavi, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, here on Thursday, called upon the 838 non-government organisations (NGOs) to 'adopt slums' to make Mumbai Covid-19-free.Addressing the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials and administrators, T...

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8 states account for 90% coronavirus cases in India

8 states account for 90% coronavirus cases in India

New Delhi: Eight states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka and Telangana, account for around 90 per cent of the active COVID-19 cases in the country and 80 per cent of the active cases have been reported from 49 districts, the Group of Ministers on COVID-19 was informed on Thursday...

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Yogi calls for 40,000 Covid tests a day in UP

Yogi calls for 40,000 Covid tests a day in UP

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday directed that 40,000 tests should be conducted in the state per day to trace the spread of coronavirus. Around 35,000 tests are being conducted per day in the state till now.With COVID-19 cases rising in Jhansi, Kanpur and Varanasi, t...

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Chinese, Indian troops disengaging at LAC

Chinese, Indian troops disengaging at LAC

Beijing: China on Thursday said Chinese and Indian troops have taken "effective measures" to disengage at the Galwan Valley and other areas along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh and the situation is "stable and improving," days after the two sides agreed on an expeditious withdrawal of ...

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Top US doctor cautiously optimistic over COVID vaccine

Top US doctor cautiously optimistic over COVID vaccine

New York: America's top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has said that he is cautiously optimistic over the results from the current clinical trials and the possibility of developing a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of this year or early next year.Fauci, the National Institute of Allergy ...

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US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet

US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet

New York: The United States has announced new visa bans on senior Chinese officials involved in restricting access to foreigners to the sensitive region of Tibet and reaffirmed its support for 'meaningful autonomy' for Tibetans, opening another point of friction amid tense relations between Washingt...

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US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet

US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet

New York: The United States has announced new visa bans on senior Chinese officials involved in restricting access to foreigners to the sensitive region of Tibet and reaffirmed its support for 'meaningful autonomy' for Tibetans, opening another point of friction amid tense relations between Washingt...

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US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet

US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet

New York: The United States has announced new visa bans on senior Chinese officials involved in restricting access to foreigners to the sensitive region of Tibet and reaffirmed its support for 'meaningful autonomy' for Tibetans, opening another point of friction amid tense relations between Washingt...

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