MP Veerendra Kumar, Rajya Sabha member and Managing Director of Mathrubhumi Group, has passed away after a cardiac arrest.

Goa is not willing to host the National Games this year on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.

Another head constable of the Mumbai Police has died while battling coronavirus or COVID-19.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to Chief Ministers to get their views of the nationwide lockdown. The ongoing lockdown is supposed to end on May 31.

Chhattisgarh reports 29 new cases of #COVID19 today. Total positive cases stand at 398 including 315: State Health Department

With 247 new COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad, the count rises to 11,344; 16 patients die, taking the toll to 780: Health official

Highest single-day spike of 1,024 cases takes COVID-19 tally to over 16K in Delhi; death toll mounts to 316: Authorities

115 new COVID-19 cases detected in Jammu and Kashmir; total tally 2,036: Official

Tamil Nadu reports 827 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking state's tally to 19,372; death toll mounts to 145 with 12 more fatalities: Health authorities

India and Australia Leaders' virtual summit to be held on June 4 amid the COVID-19 pandemic,  news agency ANI reported citing sources. The news is yet to be confirmed.

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Mumbai, May 28: The locust invasion has been a cause of worry to farmers across Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and now Odisha has also issued guidelines for farmers against the locust attack. The mercury levels have been rising across North India over the last few days. The maximum temperature recorded was 42.3°C in Rajkot on Wednesday, as per India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.

On Wednesday, Maharashtra, the worst coronavirus-hit state in the country, on Wednesday notched a record 105 deaths, up by eight over the previous high of 97 fatalities recorded yesterday. The death toll in Maharashtra mounted to 1,897. The state has been recording 50-plus fatalities and over 2,000 new patients daily for the past 10 days now.

A penalty of Rs 500 would be levied if any person is found not wearing a face mask or spitting in public in Haryana, according to State Home Minister Anil Vij. Amid rising tensions between India and China, United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to mediate on the "raging border issues" between both the two countries. Donald Trump said that he have informed India and China that the US is ready to mediate their border dispute.

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