09 Aug, 23:48 (IST)

France's presidency confirms that six French citizens were killed in Niger by gunmen.

09 Aug, 23:04 (IST)

1,123 COVID-19 cases detected out of 24492 tests in the last 24 hours. Positivity rate is at 4.58%. Total number of cases now at 58837 including 40591 discharged cases, 18098 active cases and 145 deaths: Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Health Minister.

09 Aug, 22:37 (IST)

"From tomorrow, we'll provide patient preferring to stay in home isolation a pulse oximeter and first-line supportive medicine completely free in Guwahati. We've also activated telemedicine service for them through 104, will expand it to other places soon," said Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Health Minister.

09 Aug, 22:23 (IST)

Goa: State Disaster Management Authority issues guidelines to be followed during Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. There shall be monitoring of markets selling items for festivals by concerned bodies and Police to ensure social distancing norms are maintained.

09 Aug, 21:40 (IST)

"We are celebrating Janmashtami on 12th August, Wednesday," said ISKCON Temple, Delhi.

09 Aug, 21:08 (IST)

Investigation for the Calicut Plane accident is continuing and will take some time before it is completed: Air India Express.

09 Aug, 21:04 (IST)

Maharashtra reports 12,248 new COVID-19 cases and 390 deaths today; 13,348 patients discharged today. The total positive cases in the state rise to 5,15,332 including 3,51,710 recovered patients and 17,757 deaths. Active cases stand at 1,45,558: Public Health Department, Maharashtra.

09 Aug, 20:38 (IST)

Madhya Pradesh Minister Vishwas Sarang tweeted to confirm that his COVID-19 report was found to be positive.

09 Aug, 20:31 (IST)

Six French tourists are among the eight people killed by gunmen in Niger, said a statement issued by the Governor. 

09 Aug, 20:29 (IST)

Her tenure is coming to an end. There's proper procedure which CWC carries out. It'll be done in near future & you'll have a result. It's written in Congress Constitution, we're bound to do it & it's being done: Abhishek Singhvi, Congress on party's interim president Sonia Gandhi.

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New Delhi, August 9: At least seven people were killed and 30 people were rescued after a massive broke out at a hotel in Vijayawada. The hotel was being used as a COVID-19 facility by a hospital. Krishna DC Mohammad Imtiaz said that around 22 patients are being treated in hospital. The officials have been evacuating the entire building. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.

Prime Minster Narendra Modi is set to launch the financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund and release benefits under PM-KISAN at 11 AM on August 9. The Prime Minister will launch the financing facility of Rs. 1 lakh crore under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund via video conferencing. The event will be witnessed by lakhs of farmers, cooperatives, and citizens across the country.

The mortal remains of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar who lost his life in the flight crash landing incident at Kozhikode arrived at Delhi Airport today. Air India Express employees pay tributes to him. His mortal remains are being taken to his native place in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.