India records over 90,000 Covid-19 cases for the second day in a row, tally past 4.2 million

The country’s infection tally is now at 4,204,613. India has overtaken Brazil to become the country with the second-highest number of Covid-19 cases. Brazil now has 4,137,606 Covid-19 cases and the United States has the maximum number of cases at 6,460,250.

India’s defence inches closer to hypersonic tech

“The cruise vehicle separated from the launch vehicle and the air intake opened as planned. The hypersonic combustion sustained and the cruise vehicle continued on its desired flight path at a velocity of six times the speed of sound or nearly 2 km/second for more than 20 seconds,” the statement said. The first test of […]

‘Bow to the families of great heroes’: Amit Shah pays tribute, says India is in their debt

Opposition parties, particularly the Congress, have been demanding that the government come out with a detailed account of the incident that resulted in casualties in Indian Army– the first since October 1975 when Chinese troops had ambushed an Indian patrol in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tulung La sector killing four soldiers.

PM Modi calls all-party meeting on June 19 to discuss India-China border situation

Twenty Indian Army soldiers, including a commanding officer, were killed on Monday after over six hours of “violent face-off” with troops of China’s People’s Liberation Army along the undefined Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Galwan Valley of eastern Ladakh.

All you need to know about Galwan Valley, the site of clash between India and China

India last year abrogated Article 370 of the Constitution, thereby ending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. It further bifurcated the erstwhile state into two union territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. China was among the handful of countries to strongly condemn the move, raising it at international forums including the UN Security […]

India conducts 1.33 crore COVID-19 tests in last 2 weeks, total crosses 4.95 crore

As per the health bulletin released on Monday morning, there have been 42,04,613 coronavirus confirmed infections in India, including 71,642 COVID-19 related fatalities. Around 1,016 people succumbed to coronavirus across India in the past 24 hours and took the COVID-19 case fatality rate to 1.70 per cent.

India-China border clash: Firing takes place on LAC in Eastern Ladakh

India recently outflanked China by taking control of strategic height near Pangong lake`s southern bank. It thwarted an attempt by the Chinese army to transgress into Indian areas near the southern bank of Pangong Tso near Chushul in Ladakh.

Russia’s ‘Sputnik V’ Vaccine Among Top Searches From India in August, Google Reveals

The world’s first vaccine against the COVID-19 oronavirus, jointly developed by the government-backed Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, was registered on 11 August, after which searches on the vaccine gained traction in India.

Many parts of peninsular India to experience rain for next 4-5 days

Heavy rainfall at isolated places is also likely over Karnataka and Kerala and Mahe until Friday (September 11); over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal until Wednesday (September 9). Very heavy rain is likely over coastal Karnataka between Tuesday and Thursday and over Kerala and Mahe on Tuesday.

India’s Covid-19 tally surpasses 4.28 million with, toll mounts to 72,775

As of Tuesday, as many as 883,697 cases are active while the viral disease has claimed 72,775 lives, according to the latest figures released by the Union health ministry. The mounting figures continue to be led by Maharashtra with 236,208 active cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh with 23,6208 cases and Karnataka with 99,285 cases.