05 Jul, 00:01 (IST)

State government has decided not to conduct exams for Graduation and Post-graduation course in all colleges, universities and technical education institutes this year, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Students will be promoted to the next class without examinations, said the Government of Rajasthan.

04 Jul, 23:21 (IST)

"Thank you my friend. America loves India," says US President Trump in response to PM Modi's tweet, "I congratulate US President Donald Trump and people of USA on 244th Independence Day. As world's largest democracies, we cherish freedom and human enterprise that this day celebrates."

04 Jul, 23:02 (IST)

The coronavirus test results of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar confirmed that he has tested negative for coronavirus.

04 Jul, 22:41 (IST)

Delhi: First batch of COVID-19 patients is expected to be admitted at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre, Radha Soami Beas, Chhatarpur tomorrow. Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and ITBP DG SS Deswal to visit the centre to check final preparedness in the morning.

04 Jul, 22:17 (IST)

A woman councillor of the Trinamool Congress was shot at her foot in Barrackpore area near Kolkata. She was rushed to the hospital.

04 Jul, 21:40 (IST)

1180 COVID-19 cases, 1071 recovered and 68 deaths reported in Mumbai today. Total number of cases in the city is now at 82814, including 53463 recovered/discharged, 24524 active cases and 4827 deaths, said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

04 Jul, 21:26 (IST)

Maharashtra reported 7,074 COVID-19 cases and 295 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 2,00,064 and death toll to 8,671. Number of active cases stands at 83,295, said the State Health Department.

04 Jul, 21:10 (IST)

Goa recorded 108 fresh COVID-19 cases today, taking active cases to 853, said the State Health Department.

04 Jul, 20:59 (IST)

Karnataka reported 1,839 cases and 42 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking active number of cases to 11,966 and death toll to 335, said the statement issued by the State Health Department.

04 Jul, 20:38 (IST)

712 fresh #COVID19 cases and 21 deaths reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 35,398 including 25,414 recoveries and 1,927 deaths: State Health Department

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New Delhi, July 4: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Nimu region in Leh on Friday, Congress leader P Chidambaram asked Premier to explain why he did not name China during his tirade against the adverse neighbour. Chidambaram sought to know what purpose would the PM's speech serve if the neighbouring aggressor is not named.

Apart the above news, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday extended the suspension of the international passenger flights till July 31. The circular issued by the national aviation regulator stated, "International scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case to case basis." International Flights to Remain Suspended in India Till July 31 Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu, the second-worst hit state in India due to COVID-19 outbreak, crossed 1 lakh cases on Friday. The State Health Department, in its latest update, said more than 4,000 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours. The period also saw the cumulative death toll rising to 1,3885, with 64 more fatalities. The only other province in India which has crossed the 1-case mark in Maharashtra, where 1.86 lakh out of the total 6.25 lakh cases in India have been reported.