16 Sep, 23:59 (IST)

Chhattisgarh recorded 3,189 COVID-19 cases today taking total cases to 73,966 including 35,885 recoveries, 611 deaths and 37,470 active cases: State Health Department.

16 Sep, 23:31 (IST)

Jharkhand reports 1,618 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths, taking total cases to 66,074 including 51,357 recoveries and 579 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 14,138: State Health Department.

16 Sep, 22:59 (IST)

"P. R. Krishna Kumar’s persistent, enterprising and mission-mode efforts contributed to Ayurveda’s global popularity. He was an extremely humble and knowledgeable person. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family. Om Shanti," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

16 Sep, 22:46 (IST)

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) sent a strongly-worded letter to the government, as it published a list of 382 doctors who died of COVID-19.

16 Sep, 22:30 (IST)

Assam reported 2,394 COVID-19 cases today, taking total cases to 1,48,969 including 1,16,900 recoveries, 31,555 active cases and 511 deaths: State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

16 Sep, 22:22 (IST)

Kochi Metro Rail Limited started the construction activities of eight more terminals of Kochi Water Metro today by starting the piling work at Eloor. KMRL MD Alkesh Kumar Sharma attended the ground-breaking ceremony at Eloor along with senior officials: Kochi Metro Rail.

16 Sep, 22:14 (IST)

In view of #COVID19 pandemic, Delhi Govt has decided to declare Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital & Baba Sahib Ambedkar Hospital as designated COVID Hospitals partially, for admitting confirmed/suspected cases of COVID-19 in addition to the already designated COVID Hospitals.

16 Sep, 22:02 (IST)

Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally reaches 10,795. The total number of cases includes 4,146 active cases, 6,531 recoveries and 89 deaths: State Health Department.

16 Sep, 21:56 (IST)

Kerala Govt has requested Governor AM Khan to amend the Kerala Municipality Act & Kerala Panchayat Raj Act to extend the time of local body elections by one hour and enable those under quarantine to exercise their franchise by postal vote. Polling to start at 7 am and conclude at 6 pm.

16 Sep, 21:39 (IST)

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari tests COVID-19 positive.

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Mumbai, September 16: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday three vaccine candidates against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) are in the clinical stage of trials in India and one of them will soon begin Phase 3 trials after getting clearances.

Amid the United States-China trade war and COVID-19 pandemic, Apple's second-largest contract manufacturer -- Pegatron -- is reportedly looking forward to setting up its facility in Tamil Nadu.

India on Tuesday responded to the UN human rights chief’s criticism of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir by saying it had revived grassroots democracy and pushed economic development in the region despite Pakistan’s efforts to derail this process.

Maharashtra tops daily average deaths in top 5 states, informed Health Ministry on the COVID-19 situation.

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and the Indian team walked out a meet of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation hosted by Russia after Pakistan used a doctored map as a background for its representative. The map showed Indian territories as part of Pakistan.

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