08 Aug, 23:39 (IST)

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to go on a two-day visit to Bhopal starting tomorrow, will meet senior functionaries and discuss relief work done during COVID-19: RSS functionary.

08 Aug, 23:06 (IST)

In one of the tightest games of Test cricket in post-COVID-19 era, the England team succeeded in defeating Pakistan by chasing down a target of 277 with three wickets in hand.

08 Aug, 23:01 (IST)

Himachal Pradesh Minister Sukhram Chaudhary, who has tested positive for COVID-19, has been shifted from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya COVID hospital to ICU ward of Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla due to difficulty in respiration: Shimla CMO Dr Surekha Chopra.

08 Aug, 23:00 (IST)

"Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation & my COVID-19 report is negative. With the help & care of the doctors, nurses & staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two," actor Sanjay Dutt tweeted.

08 Aug, 22:27 (IST)

Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal admitted to AIIMS after testing COVID-19 positive.

08 Aug, 22:17 (IST)

14 people have reached Safdarjung hospital and they all are all being treated at Burns Centre of the hospital: Delhi Police.

08 Aug, 22:13 (IST)

Actor Sanjay Dutt admitted to Lilavati hospital in Mumbai after he complained of breathlessness. His COVID-19 report is negative but he is still there for some time just for medical observation. He is perfectly fine: Lilavati hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

08 Aug, 21:52 (IST)

"In case of Kozhikode accident, an enquiry has been ordered under the Aircraft Act, black boxes of flight IX-1344 have been recovered. Findings of this investigation will be made public," Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.

08 Aug, 21:33 (IST)

Rajasthan: An auto driver was allegedly beaten up by two persons and forced to chant 'Jai Shree Ram' & 'Modi Zindabad' in Sikar, yesterday. Police says, "the accused have been arrested. Further investigation is underway."

08 Aug, 21:13 (IST)

During his visit to SMHS hospital in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha noticed a shortage of staff in isolation wards & directed immediate appointment, on short term basis, of 200 nursing orderlies to attend to COVID patients in isolation: Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal.

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New Delhi, August 8: The death toll in the Kerala plane crash mounted to 18, including two pilots. Speaking over the Air India Express flight that crash-landed at Kozhikode International Airport in Karipur yesterday, Hardeep Singh Puri, Civil Aviation Minister on Saturday said that 127 people are at hospitals in Kerala, others have been released. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.

The Civil Aviation Minister said under the Vande Bharat Mission, the flight was coming from Dubai carrying 190 passengers. "Pilot must have tried to bring the flight to the end of tabletop airport's runway where it skidded due to slippery conditions owing to monsoon", he said.

Ken Juster, US Ambassador to India on Saturday said, "On behalf of the US Mission, we are deeply saddened by the news of the Air India accident in Kozhikode. The victims and their loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers".

In the US, Secretary Pompeo and his counterparts discussed the importance of continued close coordination in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson for US State Department said. Ortagus added saying that Pompeo spoke with Foreign Ministers of Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, and the Republic of Korea.