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Coronavirus | Punjab reports 1,077 cases, 25 fatalities

Punjab recorded 1,077 COVID-19 cases on Friday and 25 deaths, taking the fatalities to 731, according to an official statement. The number of positive cases has mounted to 29,013. The major chunk of new cases, 296 and 135, were reported from Ludhiana and Patiala districts respectively. The Health department said there were 9,954 active cases […]

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Coronavirus | Four States add 20,000-plus cases in a day

A.P. claims highest testing rate, leads with 8,743 cases, Karnataka records 7,908, Telangana 1,921 and Kerala 1,569 COVID-19 cases in Karnataka soared on Friday, with as many as 7,908 cases reported, as well as 104 more deaths. Kerala’s case graph also continued its rise, with 1,569 fresh cases, marking another new high. Andhra Pradesh reported […]

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Business Live:

Updates from the world of economy, markets, and finance Join us as we follow the top business news through the day. Share of external financing of fiscal deficit soars to 4.5% in Q1 this fiscal: Report Some very worrying news on the fiscal front. PTI reports: "The share of external financing has jumped to 4.5 […]

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Coronavirus | ICMR fast-tracks approvals for Israeli research

DRDO coordinating effort including transfer of data, saliva samples from 5000 patients The government has pulled all stops to help Israel conduct COVID-19 research on patients admitted to four Delhi hospitals, including transfer of saliva samples and patients’ data to Israel, The Hindu has learnt. Coronavirus, August 1 updates The Defence Research and Development Organisation […]

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Updates from the world of economy, markets, and finance Join us as we follow the top business news through the day. Rural lending reviving, agri gives hope: Confederation of Indian Industries There are early signs of a V-shaped recovery in the economy in the immediate aftermath of the lockdown, driven mostly by agriculture and rural […]

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Tamil Nadu on pause mode on last Sunday lockdown in July

On the last Sunday of intense lockdown this month, Tamil Nadu came to a virtual standstill with the operation of only milk supply and health care services while people stayed indoors and roads wore a deserted look. To check violations and effectively implement the complete shutdown, being enforced to contain spread of coronavirus, checkposts were […]