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According to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the US has reported nearly 1.9 million cases and over 1,09,000 deaths.India has so far conducted over 4 million coronavirus tests, according to the health ministry.

12:17:18 on 06 Jun

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In the past 15 days, Sebi has issued one circular and one discussion paper which is not directly connected to easing the financial hardships of market participants during lockdown.During these times, the market regulator issued 40-odd circulars to ease hardships faced by capital market participants

12:20:02 on 06 Jun

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All places that are reopened should ensure social distancing norms, allowing only 15 people per 100 square meters, and only a maximum of 100 people inside a complex at a time.Malls should fix timing for those who enter, and keep air-conditioning to 24-30 degrees celsius

11:06:01 on 06 Jun

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Indian leaders came late to the coronavirus discussion. And when they did, they focused more on health and administration than the economy or the poor

11:09:57 on 06 Jun

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China said Facebook was unfairly targeting its biggest media companies.The move comes with Facebook under scrutiny for failing for stem foreign interference in the 2016 US election

09:30:48 on 06 Jun

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India's COVID-19 count hit a new high as the states had recorded over 9,000 fresh cases for the third consecutive day

10:08:15 on 06 Jun

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Mumbai became India’s first city to cross 1,500 covid-19 deaths, while Delhi is now the second state after Maharashtra with 15,000 active cases

10:21:37 on 06 Jun

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Coronavirus infection claimed as many as 294 lives on Friday — the highest number of deaths reported in a day .Tamil Nadu and Delhi recorded a steep rise in COVID-19 tally

09:17:33 on 06 Jun

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The jobless rate, at 13.3%, is still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression.'I’m telling you next year, unless something happens or the wrong people get in here, this will turn around,' Trump said

07:34:43 on 06 Jun

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This is a great, great day in terms of equality, Trump added.Trump reiterated on Friday that authorities need to 'dominate the streets'

07:47:13 on 06 Jun

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Results from the preliminary research involving 19 patients encouraged the British drugmaker to explore the Calquence's new use in a wider clinical trial announced in April

12:40:13 on 06 Jun

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UN report last month said that there are some 6,500 Pakistani nationals among foreign terrorists operating in Afghanistan, and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) play a key role in bringing foreign fighters into the war-torn country

11:36:30 on 05 Jun

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On Friday Delhi recorded 1,330 cases which took the total number of patients past 26,000

12:03:58 on 06 Jun

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On Twitter, the Congress leader shared graphs of Spain, Germany, Italy and the UK, which had, unlike India, shown a decline in cases after the lockdowns were lifted

12:05:18 on 06 Jun

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Brazil's Health Ministry reported late on Thursday that confirmed cases in the country had climbed past 600,000, with 1,437 deaths registered within 24 hours.With its official death toll now above 34,000, the pandemic has taken more lives in Brazil than anywhere except the US and UK

12:09:46 on 06 Jun

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The SC today said a fortnight should be enough for the central and state govts to complete transporting the remaining migrants headed home, adding to a roster of observations aimed at alleviating their misery

12:13:58 on 06 Jun

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PCR tests can show a person with mild infection being positive for fragments of the virus 2-3 weeks after onset of symptoms.Soumya Swaminathan, WHO's chief scientist, noting India has a population of 1.3 bn, said that 200,000 reported cases, 'look big but for a country of this size it's still modest'

12:23:24 on 06 Jun

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The UK’s actual Covid-19 death toll is widely considered to be higher as the total only includes those who have tested positive for the virus.In an open letter, scientists urged the govt to postpone further easing of the lockdown given the still-high level of daily virus-related deaths and new infections

12:27:44 on 06 Jun

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The stake sales are part of RIL's plan to be debt-free by March. It raised Rs53,124 crore via a rights issue that closed 4 June.Jio has so far raised Rs92,202.15 crore by selling ~20% stake to 7 investors that include Facebook, General Atlantic, KKR

10:40:23 on 05 Jun

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Many travellers vented their ire on social media, stating that Air India's website did not function properly during the first few hours of opening.The national carrier opened its bookings at 5 PM

10:47:57 on 05 Jun

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The commission has proposed short term and long term measures to decrease the plight of the workers.'It should be ensured that medical facilities and nutritious food are available in shelter homes,' the NHRC said

10:57:12 on 05 Jun

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It has submitted that the role played by the DRT and DRAT, as special tribunals for adjudicating matters related to the recovery of debts owed to Banks and Financial Institutions,

11:22:15 on 05 Jun

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No business will be dragged into a bankruptcy tribunal for defaults for six months starting from 25 March.However, the IBC suspension will not apply to any corporate default committed before 25 March

09:36:11 on 05 Jun

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WHO said it has evidence now that if this is done properly masks can provide a barrier ... for potentially infectious droplets

09:40:50 on 05 Jun

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Experts warn of a contagion risk at six metros, which already account for most of the cases.A total of 109,462 patients have been cured so far, taking the recovery rate in India to 48.27%

09:40:54 on 05 Jun

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Plea has also been made for the government to cover medical expense of people who are poor and not covered under any insurance plan.A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde clarified that it is not asking all private hospitals to treat certain number of COVID-19 patients for free

09:55:15 on 05 Jun

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The talks through video conference were held between Naveen Srivastava, Joint Secretary (East Asia) in MEA, and Wu Jianghao, Director General in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the eve of a Lieutenant General-level dialogue to resolve the month-long bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh

09:55:35 on 05 Jun

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The number of active cases jumped to 209, even as five patients got discharged after recovery from COVID-19.Among the new patients, five are senior citizens aged 60, 61, 73, 76 and 80

10:01:25 on 05 Jun

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The total number of Covid-19 cases in Delhi stand at 26,334

10:12:23 on 05 Jun

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Kerala has a record 111 covid-19 cases

Kerala now has 1,697 total recorded cases, and 973 active cases, said Vijayan.The state has 1,77,106 people are under observation too

10:23:49 on 05 Jun

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The final compensation will be given after a ‘panchnama’ or a record of the damage is completed by the district authorities is done.Thackeray directed the district administration and District Collector Nidhi Choudhary to ensure speedy restoration of electricity flow and mobile connectivity in Raigad

08:45:34 on 05 Jun

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I guess I view the US-China trade deal a little bit differently than I did three months ago, says US President.Tremendous progress is being made on vaccines, says Trump

08:47:04 on 05 Jun

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Temple elephants: Children of lesser Gods

The ban put to spotlight the elephant's distraught behaviour— he's killed a dozen people and three other elephants.While the killing of the pregnant elephant has brought to the attention the suffering of wild elephants, the bigger elephant in the room is the painful life of captive elephants

08:48:12 on 05 Jun

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Active cases however, are at 42215 and total patients discharged so far are 35156.Recovery rate in the state is 43.81% while mortality rate is at 3.55%

09:03:56 on 05 Jun

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It is a policy decision and it is not inclined to interfere in this policy decision and that too by the way of a public interest litigation, it said.The petitioner had submitted that the fare fixed by the government was higher in certain sectors when compared to the market prices

09:25:19 on 05 Jun

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Challenging Khattar for an open debate on public issues, the chief spokesperson of the Congress said farmers in Kaithal, Jind, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Ambala and Yamunanagar districts will be adversely affected by the policy

08:23:44 on 05 Jun

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There are currently 80,229 Covid-19 cases in the state after 2,436 more patients tested positive for the highly contagious disease.Of these cases, 35,156 patients have recovered so far, the state health department said

07:31:50 on 05 Jun

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On a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis or between 24 May, 2019 and 22 May, 2020, credit grew by 6.15%, the data showed

07:50:19 on 05 Jun

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The amount claimed under the pre-authorisation also showed a similar trend, down by 38-72% from February for the four services.For respiratory disease treatments, however, claims were down 77% even in April, and the situation continued to remain so in May as well

08:11:17 on 05 Jun

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'Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!' Musk added in a second tweet.Musk does not have legal authority to break up Amazon

06:30:11 on 05 Jun

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The US jobless rate fell to 13.3% from 14.7%.Nonfarm payrolls rose by 2.5 million after a 20.7 million tumble the prior month that was the largest in records back to 1939

06:39:57 on 05 Jun

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482 cases are people who returned from other states, especially Maharashtra that accounts for 473.The surge in cases comes even as the B.S.Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government is preparing to relax more lockdown restrictions post 8 June

06:41:28 on 05 Jun

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The second biggest daily coronavirus numbers was recorded on Thursday when 1,384 new cases emerged.The death toll also rose to 232 after 12 more fatalities were reported in the state in last 24 hours

07:07:08 on 05 Jun

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Mallikarjuna Kharge, among other senior Congress leaders, had lost the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.The last date for filing nominations is on 9 June and the polls are 10 days after on 19 June

07:01:37 on 05 Jun

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InterGlobe Aviation Limited operated IndiGo, recently upgraded its website to include charter fight booking options, in its quest to explore new revenue model

05:31:28 on 05 Jun

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According to 20-22 May MPC minutes, Michael Patra said it is important to nurture greenshoots that have become visible in agriculture and allied activities.Chetan Ghate, an MPC member, said large cuts should be saved for the time when economy starts reviving and not when the country is in a lockdown

05:33:35 on 05 Jun

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The meme, a still from Mughal-E-Azam, shows Prince Salim trying to wake Anarkali up, who seems to have dozed off preferably due to a boring webinar.Anand Mahindra's tweet quickly went viral online, with netizens agreeing with his opinion of webinars

05:35:18 on 05 Jun

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Absence of a job guarantee scheme in urban areas could be a reason for a surge in the unemployment rate among the non-literate urban male, most of who are likely to be migrant workers

05:38:25 on 05 Jun

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A group of senior lawmakers from eight democracies including the US have launched an alliance to help counter what they say is the threat China’s growing influence poses to global trade, security and human rights

05:40:29 on 05 Jun

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The downslide in India-China relations “is not in India's interests”, warned the opinion piece, pointing to a downward trend in “current bilateral relations”

05:56:27 on 05 Jun

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The epicentre of the pandemic is currently in countries of Central, South and North America, particularly the United States, WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris said.'It's not over. It's not over until there is no virus anywhere in the world,' she said

06:00:20 on 05 Jun

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The People's Liberation Army Western Theatre Command announced that Lieutenant General Xu Qiling has been appointed as the new commander for its ground forces

06:07:14 on 05 Jun

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Of the total 4,250 positive cases recorded in the state, 700 were from other states and 123 foreign returnees

06:10:35 on 05 Jun

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The incident in Pangong Tso was followed by a similar incident in north Sikkim on May 9.The two sides have already held at least 12 rounds of talks between local commanders

06:11:29 on 05 Jun

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The UP principal secretary (health) said, the state govt has tracked 12,80,833 migrant labourers till now, out of which 1,163 are symptomatic, like they have fever, cough or breathlessness

06:19:49 on 05 Jun

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Kerala: The pregnant wild elephant had major wounds in its oral cavity, most likely following explosive blast, due to which it could not eat for nearly two weeks, says post-mortem report

06:21:15 on 05 Jun

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The minister pointed out that India will assume a seat at the global high table at a time when the normal process of international governance has been under strain due to rising friction

04:47:04 on 05 Jun

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Need to use resources prudently in Covid-19 crisis, finance ministry told all ministries and departments

05:21:28 on 05 Jun

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The Catholic Archdiocese of Delhi is waiting for clear guidelines from the Delhi government regarding community worship.The Standard Operating Process (SOP) says it is important that social distancing and other preventive measures are followed strictly

05:22:36 on 05 Jun

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The total number of coronavirus cases in the national capital crossed 25,000-mark today.Delhi conducts the most tests in the country — 11,285 per million of population based on data till Tuesday night

03:29:16 on 05 Jun

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All employees, except those on sanctioned leave or medical leave, will need to be in office for one day in a week compulsorily, Maharashtra government said.If an employee remains absent during the assigned day, he/she will lose pay for an entire week, it warned

04:06:07 on 05 Jun

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The suit filed by Sun Pharma sought a decree of permanent injunction to restrain the defendants from manufacturing, marketing, selling, offering for sale, advertising, directly or indirectly dealing in medicinal preparations under the mark Lulibet

03:24:29 on 05 Jun

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There has been demands for linking MGNREGA wage with consumer price index-rural (CPI-R) for an annual revision of wages based on contemporary changes in rural geography

02:18:32 on 05 Jun

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The total number of coronavirus patients in the national capital has crossed 25,000-mark.The Union health minister Harsh Vardhan advised the Delhi government to ramp up testing, surveillance, contact tracing

12:44:55 on 05 Jun

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The report said the address of petitioner G2 Chambers in court filings is the same as that provided by the complainant who approached the CCI with a similar case against WhatsApp

12:45:18 on 05 Jun

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The one-and-a-half-minute long film is a government initiative.Kumar tells people to follow safety measures such as wearing masks and keeping social distance

12:15:33 on 05 Jun

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The death count in Mumbai is now close to 1,500, while that in Ahmedabad is now 938

10:49:53 on 05 Jun

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India is home to more than 450 agritech startups, growing at a rate of 25% year-on-year, according to a Nasscom 2019 report.Agritech continues to see tailwinds and startups such as Clover and Bijak have even raised funding during covid crisis

11:21:23 on 05 Jun

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The total number of coronavirus cases in India stands at 226,770.The deadly novel coronavirus has claimed 6,348 lives so far

10:19:24 on 05 Jun

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Govt has directed all the hospitals to shift the patient from the vehicle to the triage area in 15 minutes without asking for details.The patient must not be made to stay in triage for more than 3 hours

09:15:49 on 05 Jun

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With 2,933 coronavirus cases, Maharashtra continued to add the highest number of COVID-19 cases.After Maharashtra, Delhi reported the maximum number of active coronavirus cases

09:21:18 on 05 Jun

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Many Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials have been coming to office or to station premises to ensure smooth resumption of services, whenever the orders come from the government.

06:59:07 on 05 Jun

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Jio has so far raised Rs87,655.35 crore by selling 18.97% stake to 6 investors that include Facebook, General Atlantic, KKR.The stake sales are part of RIL's plan to be debt-free by March. It raised Rs53,124 crore via a rights issue that closed 4 June

03:31:42 on 05 Jun

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Adequate manpower shall be deployed by hotel management for ensuring social distancing norms.Details of the guest, travel history, medical condition, etc., along with ID and self-declaration form must be provided by the guest at the reception

12:27:27 on 05 Jun

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Initial numbers seem to indicate the economy is on the mend as the lockdown lifts, but it is unclear if demand will hold up as unemployment rises.Movement of goods, which shrank sharply in March and April, picked up in May, in line with the relaxations

12:34:37 on 05 Jun

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The drop in worldwide emissions due to the coronavirus outbreak fails to cancel out the large natural variations in carbon emissions caused by how plants and soils react to temperature, humidity and other factors, scientists said

12:46:06 on 05 Jun

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The presence of over 800 personal assistants of MPs, when the House will be in session, will make the situation vulnerable, Lok Sabha Secretary General Snehlata Shrivastava said in an order

12:54:56 on 05 Jun

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Punjab government has written to the Centre for trains to bring back workers who left due to coronavirus crisis as increasing number of industrial units are resuming operations, says Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora

01:26:44 on 05 Jun

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The Congress had won 77 seats in the 2017 assembly elections. But now it has only 66 MLAs owing to internal problems

12:32:11 on 05 Jun

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According to the FICCI recommendation, a patient who is paying from out of pocket should pay ₹17,000 per day for treatment in an isolation ward and ₹45,000 per day for ICU (with ventilator)

11:30:17 on 04 Jun

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The high rate of infection among healthcare workers needs to be attended on priority, the minister said

11:35:18 on 04 Jun

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All major airlines including IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara have offered their services to the government for the repatriation flights

11:47:38 on 04 Jun

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'Conserving health care work force is the need of the hour in order to cater to the anticipated patient load in the hour of distress,' the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a written affidavit

11:49:22 on 04 Jun

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The affidavit filed by Rajesh Deo, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch, said exercising fundamental right to dissent should be respected

11:49:31 on 04 Jun

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Fewer rural youth sought work in FY19

Among rural youth, LFPR for both male and female workers fell in FY19, while in urban India LFPR for females fell, while it increased for males.

11:54:06 on 04 Jun

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The state confirmed 257 covid-19 positive cases on Thursday.Of this, 155 were people who returned to Karnataka from other states, especially Maharashtra, according to the daily health bulletin

12:05:40 on 05 Jun

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The PIL plea filed by advocate Surender Singh Hooda says the fund is public and comes under the ambit of RTI

12:05:44 on 05 Jun

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The sector employs over 700,000 people, two-thirds of them women from weaker social sections

12:16:47 on 05 Jun

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AB-PMJAY officials have been tracing high-risk beneficiaries through call centres, enquiring about covid-19 symptoms such as breathlessness, fever, and lack of the sense of taste

12:23:22 on 05 Jun

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Labour force participation rate (LFPR) or people working or looking for jobs for the rural youth within the age group of 15-29 years declined to 37.8% in FY19, according to the latest period labour force survey

12:24:39 on 05 Jun

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Of the total cases, 14,456 are active cases while 9,898 patients have recovered since the outbreak.The death toll also increased to 650 after 22 more fatalities were reported today, according to Delhi govt data

10:44:09 on 04 Jun

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'No surprise that despite a large borrowing calendar, bond yields haven’t spiked,' HSBC economists said

10:51:11 on 04 Jun

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It has been a month since the India-China face-off began with an incident at the Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh along the LAC. Mint takes a look at steps taken to ease the tension

10:55:01 on 04 Jun

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Pachyderms are seen as an obstacle to business, not creatures that need protection

11:22:40 on 04 Jun

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PM Modi highlighted that India is also the world’s foremost producer of vaccines and that it is fortunate to contribute to the immunization of about 60% of the World’s children.PM said that India recognizes and values the work of GAVI, that is why it became a donor to GAVI

09:27:56 on 04 Jun

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No physical offerings like Prasad/distribution or sprinkling of holy water, etc to be allowed inside the religious place, said health ministry in a statement.Common prayer mats should be avoided and devotees should bring their own prayer mat or piece of cloth which they may take back with them, it added

09:47:51 on 04 Jun

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Tables to be sanitized at the food court every time customer leaves; use of escalators with one person on alternate steps may be encouraged.Number of customers inside the shop to be kept at a minimum, so as to maintain the physical distancing norms

09:48:36 on 04 Jun

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MSMEs are considered the backbone of the Indian economy, contributing the bulk of Indian employment, manufacturing and exports.Nitin Gadkari also said the government is looking at a specially created 'MSME Stock Exchange', which will have such small businesses listed on it

09:43:54 on 04 Jun

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Eight minutes, 46 seconds is the length of time prosecutors say Floyd was pinned to the ground under a white Minneapolis police officer's knee before he died last week.The number has fast grown into a potent symbol of the suffering Floyd — and many other black men — have experienced at the hands of police

08:37:36 on 04 Jun

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The plea filed by lawyer Kushagra had said those working in Delhi and residing in NCR like Noida and Gurugram or other states are deprived of their right to avail central government's medical facilities like AIIMS in Delhi

08:50:50 on 04 Jun

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