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Ukraine War: Indian student killed in Kharkiv March 01, 2022 17:40

The Indian government has been trying hard to evacuate all the Indian students and working professionals from Ukraine after Russia staged an attack on the country. A series of flights departed from Ukraine and reached India in the last couple of days. In an unfortunate incident, an Indian student passed away in Kharkiv on Tuesday morning as per the official statement from the Ministry of External Affairs. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi issued a statement that told "With profound sorrow we confirm that an Indian student lost his life in shelling in Kharkiv this morning. The Ministry is in touch with his family.We convey our deepest condolences to the family". The Indian student is Naveen Shekharappa Gyanagoudar who is 20 years and he hails from Karnataka. Naveen is pursuing his fourth year medicine at Kharkiv National Medical University. Naveen was shot dead at 10:30 AM as per the local time today. He was standing before a grocery store when the Russian army opened fire and Naveen was killed on spot. There is no information about the mortal remains of Naveen as of now. The Indian Embassy in holding talks with the government of Ukraine to trace the body of Naveen. More than 70 people of Ukraine were killed after Russia staged rocket attacks. The Indian Embassy in Kyiv issued an advisory for all the Indians to return back to the country at the earliest through any available means. Reacting to the death of the Indian student in Kharkiv, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi offered his condolences to the family. By Siva Kumar

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India reports 13,166 new cases of Covid-19 February 25, 2022 14:42

A total number of 13,166 new cases of coronavirus are reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total tally of reported cases in total reach 4,28,94,345. With 26,988 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total number of recoveries climbed to 4,22,46,884. There are 1,34,235 active cases in the country which are equal to 0.31 percent of the total cases. The daily positivity rate is 1.28 percent. 302 people passed away in India yesterday and the total death tally climbed to 5,13,226. The total number of Indian vaccination doses administered in India are said to be 1,76,86,89,266. The new and the active cases saw a huge decline in the country and the restrictions are lifted. As per the reports from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples that are tested for Covid-19 in India till date are said to be 76,494,525 and the samples that are tested yesterday are said to be 10,30,016. The national recovery rate is 98.49 percent and the Indian government revealed that more than 11 crore vaccination doses of coronavirus are unused by the states and union territories. Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported no cases of coronavirus. The new cases of coronavirus reported today are 7 percent lower than yesterday. The active cases in all the states witnessed a huge decline and the Indian states, union territories lifted the restrictions. By Siva Kumar

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1,72,433 new Covid-19 cases reported in India February 03, 2022 15:22

A total number of 1,72,433 cases are reported in the last 24 hours in India and the new cases are 6.8 percent higher than yesterday. 2,59,107 people recovered from coronavirus in the past one day and the death toll has been increasing on a regular basis. 1008 people died in the last 24 hours and there are 15,33,921 active cases for coronavirus in India. The death tally in total in India is said to be 4,98,983. The daily positivity rate saw a huge decline when compared to the past one week and it stands at 10.99 percent. The total number of vaccine doses administered for coronavirus in the country are said to be 167.87 crores. The total number of cases reported in India till date are 4,18,03,318 and the total recoveries are said to be 3,97,70,414. USA, India, Brazil, France and United Kingdom are the countries that are badly impacted due to coronavirus. USA is on the top of the list with more than 7.5 crore cases and India stands second with 4.1 crore cases. The fatality rate in India is said to be 1.19 percent. As per the reports from the Union Health Ministry, the weekly positivity rate is 12.98 percent. Maharashtra reported 18,067 new cases and Mumbai reported 1128 cases. Delhi reported 3028 cases and Karnataka reported 20,505 new cases and Kerala has 52,199 new cases. As per the reports, 94.48 crore people received just one dose of the coronavirus vaccine and 71.93 crore people received both the doses of the vaccine. By Siva Kumar

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India reports 2,38,018 new cases of Coronavirus January 18, 2022 14:30

A total number of 2,38,018 new cases of coronavirus are reported in the country in the last 24 hours in India. The new cases are 20,071 less than yesterday which may be a good sign but the spread of coronavirus is huge. 1,57,421 people recovered from coronavirus in the last 24 hours in India. There are 17,36,628 active cases of coronavirus in India and 310 people passed away in the last 24 hours. The daily positivity rate increased again and it stands at 14.43 percent. The total number of Omicron cases reported in India are 8891 and the increase is by 8.31 percent when compared to yesterday. More than 3.5 crore youngsters aged between 15 and 18 years received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The precautionary doses are given for the frontline workers in the country along with the people who are aged above 60 years. As per the reports, India will begin vaccinating the children aged between 12 and 14 years from March this year. Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D are the vaccines approved for children. The recovery rate in India is said to be 94.09 percent. Andhra Pradesh ex-Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has been tested positive for coronavirus and he is in isolation. Most of the states ruled out the option of lockdown and decided to impose night curfews and restrictions in public places. The weekly positivity rate in the country is said to be 14.92 percent. The total number of vaccine doses administered in India till date are said to be 158.04 crores and close to 80 lakh vaccine doses are administered yesterday. As per a study, some of the coronavirus patients may be infectious even after 10 days of completing their quarantine period. The entire research has been published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. By Siva Kumar

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India reports 1,68,063 new cases of Covid-19 January 11, 2022 13:39

A total number of 1,68,063 new cases of coronavirus are reported in India in the last 24 hours in the country. The active cases have been rising at a fast pace as the recoveries are less than the newly reported cases. The active case tally jumped from less than one lakh to 8,21,446 in a week. 69,959 people recovered completely from coronavirus in the last 24 hours and 277 people passed away in the country yesterday. The daily positivity rate climbed to 10.64 percent and the Omicron cases in the country are said to be 4461. The total number of fresh cases are down by 11,660 when compared to yesterday. The reported cases in the country yesterday are said to be 1,79,723. The states and union territories imposed new restrictions considering the huge surge in the new cases. 66 prisoners and 48 staff members in Delhi jails are tested positive for coronavirus. The total death tally reported in India are said to be 4,84,213. Maharashtra, West Bengal, New Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are the worst-hit states in the country due to the coronavirus. USA reported 1.13 million new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours as per the reports from the Reuters. This is the highest single-day tally ever in a single day. The Indian government made it seven-day quarantine mandatory for the international travelers coming to the country and they are applied from Monday. IIT Kanpur experts said that the coronavirus wave would reach the peaks by the end of this month. By Siva Kumar

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India reports 1.40 lakh new Covid-19 Cases January 08, 2022 13:13

A total number of 1,41,986 new cases of coronavirus are reported in the country yesterday and this is the highest daily tally in the recent times. The daily positivity rate is 9.28 percent. 40,895 people recovered from coronavirus in the last 24 hours and 285 people died in the past one day. The total death tally in the country is said to be 4,83,463. The total number of Indians who recovered from coronavirus are said to be 3,44,12,740 and there are 4,72,169 active cases of coronavirus currently. The total number of Omicron cases reported in India in total are 3071 and 1203 people recovered in India for now. The total number of vaccination doses administered in India are said to be 150.06 crores. The active cases are at 1.34 percent of the total infections and the recovery rate decreased to 97.30 percent. The government of Karnataka imposed weekend curfew till January 19th. Delhi is expected to report more than 20,000 new cases of coronavirus today and the positivity rate reached all-time high. More than 2 crore youngsters aged between 15-18 years received their first vaccine dose after the drive started this year. All the Indian states reported high number of cases over these weeks. The Health Experts have been warning the people not to take the Omicron variant lightly. Several health workers and the doctors working in the country are getting tested positive for coronavirus. By Siva Kumar

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Fire Mishap In A Major Single Screen In Hyderabad January 03, 2022 16:08

Some of the iconic single screens are located in the RTC Crossroads and Kukatpally region of Hyderabad. Shiva Parvathi theatre is famous and it has been in business for the past three decades. A major fire mishap took place during the early hours of today and the entire theatre is burnt into ashes. The fire tenders could not control the fire and the equipment was burnt including the screen and the cabin room. The roof collapsed soon and the walls are broken. The visuals left the film lovers shattered who watched several films in the iconic theatre. The cops rushed to the spot and the preliminary investigation said that the fire accident took place due to the short circuit. The cops are verifying the permissions and fire safety norms of Shiva Parvathi theatre. The expected loss due to the fire mishap is more than Rs 2 crores told the cops. An investigation is staged for now and more details are expected to be revealed soon. Nani's Shyam Singha Roy is the film screened in Shiva Parvathi theatre and the fire accident happened after the second show screening was completed and no casualties were reported. As per the witnesses and the watchman, the fire accident in Shiva Parvathi took place at 3 AM. The theatre management is yet to issue an official statement about the same. (Video Source: ABP Desam)

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Cocaine worth Rs 845 Crores Seized in New Delhi December 29, 2021 16:29

The Customs officials of New Delhi arrested a woman from Uganda in the Delhi airport after she was carrying one kg of cocaine in her stomach. The woman has been admitted to RML Hospital and the doctors took four days to recover the 91 cocaine-filled capsules from her body. The cocaine that is seized is worth Rs 845 crores and the total weight of the seized cocaine is 993 grams. The officials called it a rare case as the cocaine is kept inside in specially designed pellets. The carriers take 400-500 grams of cocaine generally. If the capsules burst inside, it would be a threat to the life of the person told the officials. The woman from Uganda arrived at the Terminal-3 of the IGI Airport four days ago. The officials traced that the body and gait of the passenger were not normal and it looked unusual. The Customs officials approached her for help and she refused to accept the help. She was not interested in any conversation after which the officials kept a close watch. The customs officials finally intercepted her after she crossed the green channel and was about to reach the exit gate. After questioning, the passenger agreed that she swallowed 91 capsules of cocaine. She was taken to RML Hospital and the X-ray scanning revealed about the pellets. The woman was handed over to the Customs after the 91 pellets were removed. She is arrested under NDPS Act today and the investigation is currently going on. By Siva Kumar

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156 new Omicron Cases Reported in a Day December 27, 2021 12:58

Despite a lot of restrictions in the country for international travelers, the new cases of the Omicron variant saw a steady rise in India. A total number of 156 new cases of Omicron are reported in a single day and the total tally of cases increased to 578. This is the highest single-day rise in India for the Omicron variant. The new variant is spread across 19 states and union territories and the entire nation is on high alert. Several states imposed night curfews and Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh reported the first case of the Omicron variant. New Delhi overtook Maharastra in Omicron cases and the Union Health Ministry shared the data today. New Delhi (142), Maharashtra (141), Kerala (57), Gujarat (49), Rajasthan (43), Telangana (41), Tamil Nadu (34) and Karnataka (31) are the highest contributors of Omicron variant in India. All the foreign travelers are tested and the samples that are tested positive for coronavirus are sent for genome sequencing. The Union Health Ministry said that 151 among them have recovered from coronavirus. 6531 new cases of coronavirus are reported in India in the last 24 hours in India and 7141 people recovered completely in the last 24 hours. There are 75,841 active cases currently and the recovery rate is 98.40 percent. By Siva Kumar

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Nagaland Firing: 15 people dead, Centre offers ex-gratia December 06, 2021 19:44

Fourteen villagers along with a soldier got killed at a firing that took place in the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland. One among them died after a mob attacked the Rifles Camp of Assam. After the incident, public gathering is banned in the Mon district of Nagaland. 144 Section of the Criminal Procedure Code is imposed. The government of Nagaland filed a five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the matter and the case is transferred to the Crime Branch. All the activities of the Hornbill festival stands canceled till the midnight of Monday told the government of Nagaland. The Indian Army sent Special Forces for a counter operation in Mon district. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio who is in Delhi returned back to the state and he visited the Mon district today. Mobile internet along with SMS services are blocked to stop the speculation of the rumors. "Anguished over an unfortunate incident in Nagaland's Oting, Mon. I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives. A high-level SIT constituted by the State govt will thoroughly probe this incident to ensure justice to the bereaved families" tweeted Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Chief Minister Rio tweeted "The unfortunate incident leading to the killing of civilians at Oting, Mon is highly condemnable. Condolences to the bereaved families & speedy recovery of those injured. High-level SIT will investigate & justice delivered as per the law of the land. Appeal for peace from all sections,". The Centre announced a compensation of Rs 11 lakhs for the families of the civilians and the locals blocked the roads in Kohima. By Siva Kumar

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India Records 9,216 Fresh Cases of Coronavirus December 03, 2021 14:35

India reported 9216 new cases of coronavirus in the country in the last 24 hours. The total tally of cases reported in the country reached 3,46,15,757 and the active cases dropped down to 99,976 as per the reports from the Union Health Ministry. 391 new deaths are reported in India in the last 24 hours and the total death tally reached 4,70,115. 320 deaths are reported in Kerala alone as per the reports from yesterday. Two cases of the Omicron variant are reported in Karnataka and they are kept in isolation. Both these arrived from South Africa. Some other foreign travelers who returned to India are tested positive for coronavirus and their samples are sent to the prescribed labs. The reports are expected to arrive soon and these travelers are kept in isolation wards in the nearest private hospitals. The Union Health Ministry said that the rise in the new coronavirus infections is less than 50,000 mark from the past 159 consecutive days. The active cases comprise of 0.29 percent of the total reported infections and the recovery rate is 98.35 percent. The daily positivity rate is 0.80 percent and the weekly positivity rate is 0.84 percent. The total number of recoveries in the country from coronavirus are said to be 3,40,45,666 and the fatality rate is 1.36 percent. The Union Health Ministry said that more than 70 percent of the deaths in the country occurred due to comorbidities. As per the reports from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total samples tested for coronavirus on December 2nd are said to be 11,57,156 and the samples tested in total are said to be 64,46,68,082. By Siva Kumar

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India Reports 11,850 Fresh Coronavirus Cases November 13, 2021 15:28

A total number of 11,850 new cases of coronavirus are reported in India in the last 24 hours in India. The total infection tally of coronavirus reached 3,44,26,036 and the active cases saw a huge decline. There are 1,36,308 active cases of coronavirus in India and this is the lowest in the last 274 days as per the reports coming from the Union Health Ministry. 555 new deaths are reported and the total fatalities reported in India due to coronavirus are 4,63,245. The situations are currently in extreme control and several experts said that the cases would continue in the near future. The active cases are 0.40 percent of the total caseload reported in the country. The national recovery rate of coronavirus is said to be 98.26 percent and the active caseload decreased by 1108 in the last 24 hours. The daily positivity rate is said to be 0.94 percent and the weekly positivity rate is said to be 1.05 percent. The total number of recoveries that are reported in the country in total are said to be 3,38,26,483 and the fatality rate increased by 1.35 percent. Kerala continued to report a high number of cases. 471 out of the 555 deaths are in Kerala. Maharashtra which was once the most impacted state due to coronavirus has recovered well. From the reports by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples that are tested for coronavirus in India in total are said to be 62,23,33,939 and the samples tested on November 12th are 12,66,589. By Siva Kumar

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