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Fuel demand may take at least 6-9 months to rebound to normal levels: IOC

Fuel sales had fallen by a record 45.8 per cent in April when a nationwide lockdown was in place to check the coronavirus infections

05 Aug 2020 9:50 AM

Gold price rises to Rs 54,830, silver falls to Rs 66,855 per kg

In the international market, gold was quoting marginally lower at USD 1,975.4 per ounce, while silver was flat at USD 24.31 per ounce

05 Aug 2020 8:59 AM

India's COVID-19 tests cross 2-crore mark: ICMR

A cumulative total of 2,02,02,858 samples have been tested up to August 2 with 3,81,027 samples being tested on Sunday, the ICMR said

03 Aug 2020 5:45 PM

Over 50,000 Indians repatriated from Oman since May due to COVID-19

Indians constitute the largest expatriate community in Oman, while more than nine million Indians work and live in the whole Gulf region

03 Aug 2020 5:24 PM

Centre asks states, UTs to allow COVID patients to use smartphones in hospitals

Appropriate protocols for disinfecting devices and allotting time slots can be developed by the hospital, Dr Rajiv Garg said

03 Aug 2020 11:04 AM

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Karnataka CM Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19

The chief minister said on twitter that he has been recommended hospitalisation

03 Aug 2020 12:12 AM

Australia's second-biggest city imposes overnight curfew

Victoria, which is Australia's second most populated state, declared state of disaster over spike in new coronavirus cases

02 Aug 2020 6:13 PM

Nearly 10,000 Maharashtra policemen tested positive for COVID-19

Out of the total cases, 7,534 have recovered and 1,929 are active and the death toll stands at 103

02 Aug 2020 1:29 PM

Scientist dig into COVID outbreak in Europe’s mink farms

Officials say it is ‘plausible’ that some workers in the farms could have contracted the coronavirus from the minks, though not proven

02 Aug 2020 1:03 PM

Japan's Okinawa declares state of emergency after 'explosive spread' of COVID-19

Japan has so far escaped the worst of the epidemic, with around 35,200 infections and just over 1,000 deaths so far

01 Aug 2020 12:59 PM

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Hajj 2020: Masked pilgrims throw sanitised pebbles at Satan

Only up to 10,000 Muslims are taking part in the Hajj after millions of international pilgrims were barred due to coronavirus restrictions

31 Jul 2020 2:50 PM

Families join Hajj pilgrims virtually in this year's downsized event

In the first days of the pilgrimage, many were seen holding their phones aloft to livestream their progress to friends and family back home

31 Jul 2020 10:43 AM

Bollywood's daily wage workers battle for survival in coronavirus days

Despite generating billions of dollars, world's most prolific film industry has no established scheme to protect its most vulnerable members

31 Jul 2020 10:28 AM

India-returned woman tests positive for coronavirus in Singapore

Including four imported cases reported today, Singapore has a total of 51,809 coronavirus recorded till date

30 Jul 2020 4:23 PM

India's economic recovery at risk as COVID-19 surges, dull outlook deepens: Report

In the quarter just gone by, the Indian economy is forecast to have shrunk 20.0%, the first double-digit contraction

30 Jul 2020 1:28 PM

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Once a success story, Vietnam is now widely reporting new clusters

Vietnam is the most populous country in the world to have recorded no deaths from the virus

29 Jul 2020 4:53 PM

Hetero launches COVID-19 drug Favivir at Rs 59 per tablet

The product is available from July 29 at all retail medical outlets across the country and will be sold only on prescription, it said

29 Jul 2020 2:04 PM

Moderna to price COVID-19 vaccine at $50-$60 per course

Moderna’s proposed price would apply to the United States and other high-income countries

29 Jul 2020 11:18 AM

Gold soars to record high as dollar drops

The precious metal had stormed almost $40 higher at one point to reach $1,980 an ounce

28 Jul 2020 10:24 AM

Closing borders not a 'sustainable strategy' against virus: WHO

The organization urged countries to adopt comprehensive strategies based on local knowledge of where coronavirus is spreading

27 Jul 2020 8:20 PM

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