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India’s Case Fatality Rate lowest since 22nd March

Less than 500 Deaths reported in last 24 hours 14 States/UTs have Case Fatality Ratio less than 1% DELHI, OCTOBER 26: The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on effective clinical management of the hospitalized cases have ensured that India’s Fatality Rate has touched 1.5%. With effective containment […]

India begins selecting people for priority coronavirus vaccines

MUMBAI – India’s coronavirus infections rose by another 62,212 cases over the previous day and a local media report said on Saturday that the government had begun identifying about 300 million people who would be given the vaccine first when it is ready. The Times of India said […]

China tells Indian media not to call Taiwan a country, Taiwan says ‘get lost’

NEW DELHI – China was accused by Taiwan of trying to impose censorship in India after its embassy in New Delhi advised journalists to observe the “one-China” principle after newspapers carried advertisements for Taiwan’s national day. Coming just months after deadly clashes between Indian and Chinese troops on […]

India to extend surcharge on taxes on luxury, tobacco products – finance minister

NEW DELHI – India will extend a surcharge on taxes on luxury goods including cars and tobacco products beyond 2022, under plans to help states repay loans raised to meet revenue shortfalls in the current fiscal year, the finance minister said on Monday. “The GST council has approved […]

Delhi loses cleaner lockdown air as farmers burn crop waste

NEW DELHI – India’s longest spell of clean air on record came to an end in September when New Delhi, the world’s most polluted capital city, recorded a significant deterioration in air quality, partly due to crop waste burning by farmers. Up until this month, New Delhi and […]

Protesters clash with police in India after late night cremation of gang rape victim

LUCKNOW, India – Protests erupted in several parts of India on Wednesday following the late night cremation of a gang rape victim, that was carried out against the wishes of her family. The 19-year-old victim from the Dalit community – the lowest rung of India’s ancient caste system […]

India caps prices of medical oxygen amid rising COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI – India said on Saturday it was capping the price of liquid oxygen used to treat victims of novel coronavirus and other respiratory diseases after complaints of hoarding and shortages, as total covid infections hit 5.9 million countrywide. The Indian health ministry on Saturday reported more […]

Harley close to deal with India’s Hero after stopping local manufacturing – sources

NEW DELHI – Harley-Davidson Inc is in advanced talks with India’s Hero MotoCorp for a distribution deal which will allow the U.S. firm’s iconic motorcycles to be sold in India, after it stops local manufacturing there, three sources told Reuters. The Milwaukee-based company said on Thursday it will […]

Vaccines Being Developed to Combat Coronavirus

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 23: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has informed that it has granted test license permission for manufacture of COVID-19 Vaccine for preclinical test, examination and analysis to the following manufacturers in India: M/s Serum Institute of India Pvt., Ltd., Pune […]

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