02 Aug, 23:36 (IST)

I have tested positive for coronavirus. Whilst I am fine, I am being hospitalised as a precaution on the recommendation of doctors. I request those who have come in contact with me recently to be observant and exercise self quarantine

02 Aug, 23:20 (IST)

Chhattisgarh: Raigarh Police to distribute over 7 lakh masks tomorrow to raise awareness about #COVID19. Santosh Kumar Singh, Superintendent of Police says, "We have planned to distribute around 7-8 lakh masks. We are doing this to raise awareness as a part of our social duty."

02 Aug, 22:32 (IST)

13 dead & 53,67,182 people affected due to #floods across 14 districts of Bihar. 31 National/State Disaster Relief Force teams deployed to carry out rescue operations: State Government

02 Aug, 21:44 (IST)

Delhi: The mortal remains of senior leader and MP #AmarSingh brought to his residence in Chhattarpur. Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) leader Shivpal Singh Yadav and others paid last respects to him. Amar Singh passed away yesterday.

02 Aug, 20:53 (IST)

West Bengal reported 2,739 new COVID-19 cases and 49 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 75,516 including 52,730 discharges and 1,678 deaths: State Health Department 

02 Aug, 20:51 (IST)

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to take over the security of Leh airport from August 5.

02 Aug, 20:46 (IST)

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its all-important Governing Council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has decided to hold the 13th edition of the league from September 19 to November 10. This will include 10 double headers.

02 Aug, 20:43 (IST)

Karnataka: Idols of Lord Ganesh in Bengaluru have been given looks of doctors ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, amid #COVID19. Shridhar, an idol maker says, "We are facing COVID. We have to tell people to pray to Lord Ganesh for the betterment of the situation throughout the world."

02 Aug, 20:36 (IST)

Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix for a record seventh time.

02 Aug, 20:35 (IST)

Local reporters from Nangarhar province report that a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle full of explosives close to the prison in PD4 of Jalalabad & gunfire can be heard close to the prison. No details on casualties yet: Afghanistan's TOLOnews

Load More

New Delhi, August 2: The global number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has reached 18,011,854, including 6,88,683 deaths, according to worldometers. As many as 11,326,232 people have also recovered from the infection across the world. The United States is the worst-affected country by the pandemic, recording the highest number of coronavirus cases and fatalities. India remains the third worst-hit country with 16,95,988 confirmed cases. Catch live updates on the global coronavirus outbreak and other breaking news here. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Says 'Everyone Will Probably Contract COVID-19 at Some Point'.

Ahead of the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Ram temple on August 5, Ayodhya has decked up. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Ayodhya today for the second time in a week to take stock of preparations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of the Ram Mandir on August 5 after which the construction of the temple will commence in Ayodhya. Read full story here.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft with astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley has successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS). Crew Dragon successfully separated from the ISS at around 23:34 GMT on Saturday. The spacecraft is headed back to the earth.