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Covid-19 Highlights: Haryana records 528 new cases, 40 deaths in last 24 hours

Updated on Jun 10, 2021 12:06 AM IST

The Pfizer Inc-BioNTech SE vaccine will be tested in children under 12 in a late-stage study.

A healthcare worker shows a vial of China's SINOVAC vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
A healthcare worker shows a vial of China's SINOVAC vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(REUTERS)

India’s daily Covid-19 tally dropped to less than 100,000 as the country maintains a downrward trajectory. Over the last 24 hours, the India added 92,596 cases and 2219 deaths, according to the daily update by Union health ministry.

The Pfizer Inc-BioNTech SE vaccine will be tested in children under 12 in a late-stage study. Canada is set to relax isolation rules for vaccinated travellers. US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will rally the Group of Seven behind a plan to make shots available to low-income nations.

Meanwhile, the US also eased travel advisories for dozens of nations including France and Germany. Top virologist of the country, Anthony Fauci issued a warning about the delta variant that was first identified in India.

The delta variant has been linked to unusual symptoms, and early evidence in England and Scotland suggests it carries a higher risk of hospitalisation. In Singapore as well, Delta has also been revealed as the main variant of concern.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Jun 09, 2021 11:50 PM IST

    Jharkhand reported 302 new Covid-19 cases

    Jharkhand reported 302 new Covid-19 cases, 615 recoveries and 3 deaths.

    Active cases: 4,783

    Total recoveries: 3,32,622

    Death toll: 5,076

  • Jun 09, 2021 11:13 PM IST

    Haryana records 528 fresh Covid-19 cases, 40 deaths

    Haryana recorded 528 new Covid-19 cases and 40 deaths. So far 764,094 people have tested positive for the disease and the active caseload stands at 7,079 reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 09:10 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu sees over 17,000 new Covid-19 cases, 405 deaths

    With 17,321 new Covid-19 cases and 405 fatalities, Tamil Nadu's tally reached 2,292,025 and the death toll climbed to 28,170, reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    West Bengal reports 5,384 new Covid-19 cases, 95 deaths in last 24 hours

    West Bengal reported 5,384 new Covid-19 cases and 95 new deaths, taking the tally to 1,442,830 and the death toll to 16,555, reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 08:26 PM IST

    Covid-19 vaccination drive: Over 3.1 million doses administered today as cumulative coverage goes past 240 million doses

    More than 3.1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered till 7pm on the day as the cumulative coverage went past 240 million doses, Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Choubey said.

  • Jun 09, 2021 08:23 PM IST

    Covid-19: 84 new cases, 2 deaths in Chandigarh, active caseload at 649

    Chandigarh reported 84 new Covid-19 cases and two new fatalities as the cases tally reached 60,862. Active caseload currently stands at 649, reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 07:35 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh registers 8,766 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths

    With 8,766 new Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths, Andhra Pradesh's tally reached 1,779,773 and the death toll climbed to 11,696, reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 07:03 PM IST

    Delhi reports 337 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths in last 24 hours

    Delhi recorded 337 new Covid-19 cases, 36 deaths in the last 24 hours, reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    Chandigarh admin caps Covid-19 test prices at private labs

    Chandigarh administration capped the maximum prices for Covid-19 testing in private labs -- RT PCR tests at 450 and Rapid Antigen tests at 350, reports ANI.

  • Jun 09, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Kejriwal visits voting centres turned into vaccination centres

    "Visited a centre under the 'Jahan vote, vahan vaccine' today. People there seemed to be happy about the fact that they could get vaccinated near their homes at the polling booths where they go to cast their votes," tweets Kejriwal.

  • Jun 09, 2021 01:37 PM IST

    Jharkhand reports 6.3 new cases

    Jharkhand reported 603 new Covid- 19 cases on Wednesday and 13 more deaths, as per a health bulletin said. There are 5,099 active cases in the state at present.

  • Jun 09, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Odisha Covid-19 tally rises by 6,019

    Odisha reported 6,019 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday and 43 more deaths, a Health Department official said.

  • Jun 09, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Guangzhou shuts entertainment venues

    The southern China metropolis of Guangzhou has ordered the closure of cinemas, theatres, nightclubs and other indoor entertainment venues as authorities seek to contain the country's latest coronavirus outbreak.

  • Jun 09, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    Singapore's death toll from Covid-19 tops casualties in SARS outbreak

    Singapore has reported its 34th death due to Covid-19, taking its toll from the pandemic beyond the 33 casualties recorded during the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak.

  • Jun 09, 2021 09:14 AM IST

    India's Covid-19 tally jumps slightly with 92,596 fresh infections

    India's Covid-19 tally rises by 92,596 new cases. As many as 2219 deaths over the last 24 hours, take death toll to 353,528.

  • Jun 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST

    Germany's confirmed cases rise by 3,254

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 3,254 to 3,705,942, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Wednesday. The reported death toll rose by 107 to 89,491, the tally showed.

  • Jun 09, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Melbourne to ease Covid-19 restrictions as daily cases fall

    Australia's second largest city Melbourne will exit a Covid-19 hard lockdown as planned on Thursday night, authorities said on Wednesday, although some restrictions on travel and gatherings will remain.

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PM Modi lands in Japan to attend former premier Abe's state funeral

Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:29 AM IST

Abe was shot dead while making a campaign speech on July 8 in the southern Japanese city of Nara.

"Landed in Tokyo," PM Modi tweeted, posting photos of him while deplaning. 
"Landed in Tokyo," PM Modi tweeted, posting photos of him while deplaning. 
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Amit Shah targets Congress for ‘stalling’ dam project in Gujarat

Published on Sep 27, 2022 01:15 AM IST

Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday said the Congress had stalled the work for Sardar Sarovar Dam project in Gujarat’s Narmada district for years

Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah.
Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah.

Delhi HC denies stay on termination of Gujarat IPS officer Chandra’s service

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 01:30 AM IST

The court, however, gave the Union government eight weeks’ time to respond to Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) Satish Chandra Verma’s petition against his termination order

Refusing to stay his dismissal, a bench of justices Sanjeev Sachdeva and Tushar Rao Gedela, while hearing Verma’s plea against the termination order on Monday, gave eight weeks to the Centre to respond to the petition.
Refusing to stay his dismissal, a bench of justices Sanjeev Sachdeva and Tushar Rao Gedela, while hearing Verma’s plea against the termination order on Monday, gave eight weeks to the Centre to respond to the petition.

Karnataka HC tells SIT, state govt to furnish written submissions in Jarkiholi case

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:21 AM IST

Justice Sunil Dutt Yadav, who is hearing the petition, said: “I don’t intend to hear the arguments till the submissions are made

A sexual assault complaint was filed against Jarkiholi after a video got leaked and telecast on some news channels in February 2021. It led to his resignation as minister. Jarkiholi then filed a counter-complaint. (FILE PHOTO)
A sexual assault complaint was filed against Jarkiholi after a video got leaked and telecast on some news channels in February 2021. It led to his resignation as minister. Jarkiholi then filed a counter-complaint. (FILE PHOTO)
ByPress Trust of India, Bengaluru

YSRCP plans campaign to counter farmers’ padayatra

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:19 AM IST

The march of around 600-odd farmers began in Venkatapalem on September 12 and entered West Godavari on Sunday. All political parties barring the YSRCP, have supported the farmers.

The Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government is planning a campaign to counter the ongoing farmers’ padayatra (foot march) to Amaravati against the state’s three-capital proposal for Andhra Pradesh, officials aware of the developments said on Monday. (HT File)
The Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government is planning a campaign to counter the ongoing farmers’ padayatra (foot march) to Amaravati against the state’s three-capital proposal for Andhra Pradesh, officials aware of the developments said on Monday. (HT File)
By, Hyderabad

KCR’s ST quota announcement aimed at targeting BJP ahead of state election

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:18 AM IST

The chief minister, popularly called KCR, made the announcement at a meeting of adivasis and banjaras in Hyderabad on September 17.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s latest announcement on increasing the reservations for Scheduled Tribes from 6 per cent to 10 per cent is being viewed as an attempt to score a point over the BJP ahead of the next year’s assembly election. (ANI)
Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s latest announcement on increasing the reservations for Scheduled Tribes from 6 per cent to 10 per cent is being viewed as an attempt to score a point over the BJP ahead of the next year’s assembly election. (ANI)
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No commercial activities within 500mts of Taj Mahal, says SC

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Supreme Court has ordered an immediate stop on all commercial activities in a 500-metre radius of the iconic Taj Mahal, and asked the Agra Development Authority to ensure compliance of its directive

The order came on an application by a group of shop owners, who have been allotted space outside the 500-metre radius
The order came on an application by a group of shop owners, who have been allotted space outside the 500-metre radius

IAF cadet’s death: Awaiting final autopsy report, say police

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Bengaluru police probing the death of a cadet at Bengaluru’s Air Force Technical College said that they are awaiting the final autopsy report on the death.

The 27-year-old IAF cadet was found hanging in his hostel room on Wednesday.
The 27-year-old IAF cadet was found hanging in his hostel room on Wednesday.
By, Bengaluru

Malayalam actor Sreenath Bhasi held for verbally abusing anchor

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Bhasi was arrested in Ernakulam by the Maradu Police after being summoned by the police for questioning based on a complaint filed by the journalist last week accusing that the actor used abusive words against her and other crew members during the interview.

The Kerala Police arrested Malayalam actor Sreenath Bhasi on Monday for allegedly misbehaving with a female journalist during an interview for his movie ‘Chattambi’. He was later released on station bail in the evening. (Representative Photo)
The Kerala Police arrested Malayalam actor Sreenath Bhasi on Monday for allegedly misbehaving with a female journalist during an interview for his movie ‘Chattambi’. He was later released on station bail in the evening. (Representative Photo)
By, Thiruvananthapuram

50-60 % of tweets asked by Centre to be blocked are innocuous: Twitter tells HC

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 01:07 AM IST

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) had on September 1 filed a 101-page statement of objection to Twitter’s petition.

Twitter logo and stock graph are seen through a magnifier displayed in this illustration taken September 4, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(REUTERS)
Twitter logo and stock graph are seen through a magnifier displayed in this illustration taken September 4, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(REUTERS)
ByPress Trust of India, Bengaluru

Congress rejects caste angle in Karnataka anti-graft campaign

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 12:16 AM IST

The statement comes a day after state health minister K Sudhakar alleged that the Congress had made it a habit to target members of influential communities who are in power

KPCC President DK Shivakumar said there was no caste angle to their campaign and they were targeting the state government for corruption. (PTI)
KPCC President DK Shivakumar said there was no caste angle to their campaign and they were targeting the state government for corruption. (PTI)
By, Bengaluru

14 arrested in connection with attacks on RSS members’ properties in Tamil Nadu: Police

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:15 AM IST

An official release here said a total of 19 cases were filed in connection with such incidents, where bottles filled with kerosene were hurled at certain properties in Coimbatore, Salem, Erode, Dindigul, Tuticorin, Kanyakumari and Madurai while vehicles were also damaged.

The Tamil Nadu police on Monday said a total of 14 persons have been arrested in connection with the hurling of explosive substances targeting the properties of individuals linked to the BJP and Hindu outfits. (Representative Photo)
The Tamil Nadu police on Monday said a total of 14 persons have been arrested in connection with the hurling of explosive substances targeting the properties of individuals linked to the BJP and Hindu outfits. (Representative Photo)
ByPress Trust of India, Chennai

Kanpur: Kin of income tax official keep his body at home for 17 months

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 01:34 AM IST

Income-tax official Vimlesh Sonkar’s family members, who kept his body at home in Kanpur for 17 months after his death, will undergo psychological evaluation, police said

Kanpur police have asked the district administration to form a panel of psychiatrists to speak to the family members. (Representative image/PTI)
Kanpur police have asked the district administration to form a panel of psychiatrists to speak to the family members. (Representative image/PTI)

In Congress, practice of hand-picking CM faces resistance for first time

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 04:34 AM IST

Congress lawmakers in Rajasthan (and chief minister Ashok Gehlot) have achieved what no other state unit of the party or powerful regional satrap could, defying the writ of the high command on the choice of the state’s next chief minister.

Congress MLAs prepare to meet Rajasthan assembly speaker C P Joshi in Jaipur on Sunday. (PTI)
Congress MLAs prepare to meet Rajasthan assembly speaker C P Joshi in Jaipur on Sunday. (PTI)
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Kerala court frames charges against LDF convener E P Jayarajan in 2015 Assembly ruckus case

Published on Sep 27, 2022 12:13 AM IST

The charges were read out by the court of chief judicial magistrate (CJM) here to Jayarajan who denied the same, a lawyer associated with the case said.

A court in Kerala on Monday framed charges against LDF convener EP Jayarajan in the 2015 assembly ruckus case. (HT)
A court in Kerala on Monday framed charges against LDF convener EP Jayarajan in the 2015 assembly ruckus case. (HT)
ByPress Trust of India, Thiruvananthapuram
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